OUAT 2018 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
OUAT 2018 is an annual, state level exam for admission to the various university campuses across the state of Odisha.
OUAT 2018 Exam Pattern Highlights Table
|Number of papers||1|
|Question Paper Type||Multiple Choice Questions|
|OUAT 2018 Total Marks||200 (66 in Physics, 66 in Chemistry, 68 in Mathematics and 68 in Biology)|
|Number of Sections||4 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology) Candidates have to answer Physics and Chemistry sections and choose one from Mathematics or Biology.|
|Exam duration||2 hours|
|Medium of the Exam||English|
OUAT 2018 will be an offline test. Candidates will have to answer the questions asked in an OMR sheet provided to them.
There will be 4 sections in total - Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. Physics and Chemistry sections are compulsory and all candidates will have to answer both these sections to qualify. Candidates can choose either one section from Mathematics or Biology to answer - depending on the subjects they have in their +2 level.
The weightage of MCQs in each subject is given in the table below: -
|Name of Section||Maximum time for Section||Total Marks|
|Physics||No specified time||66|
|Chemistry||No specified time||66|
|Mathematics||No specified time||68|
|Biology||No specified time||68|
All questions will be multiple choice questions (MCQs) with no negative marking: -
OUAT 2018 is a 2 hours paper with a total of 200 marks. Please follow the table below for the marking scheme of OUAT 2018: -
|Total Number of Questions||200|
|Total Marks||200 (66 in Physics, 66 in Chemistry, 68 in Mathematics and 68 in Biology)|
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with only one correct response|
|Marks for Each Question||1|
|Negative Marking||There is no negative marking|
The exam syllabus for OUAT 2018 will be based on the syllabus from the 10+2 level exam. Candidates are advised to follow the official OUAT website to get a detailed idea of the syllabus: -
|Physics||Properties of Solids and Liquids, Physics and Measurement, Work Energy and Power, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Oscillations and Waves, Rotational Energy, Thermodynamics, Laws of Motion, Kinematics, Gravitation, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices, Communication Systems, Experimental Skills|
|Chemistry||Physical Chemistry: States of Matter, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Chemical Thermodynamics, Solutions, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry: Classification of Elements and Periodicity of Properties, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals, Hydrogen, S-Block Elements, P-Block Elements, D and F-block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Environmental Chemistry Organic Chemistry: Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds, Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry, Hydrocarbons, Organic Compounds containing Hydrogen, Organic Compounds containing Oxygen, Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen, Polymers, Biomolecules, Chemistry in Everyday Life, Principles Related to Practical Chemistry|
|Mathematics||Sets Relations and Functions, Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Permutations and Combinations, Mathematical Induction, Binomial Theorem and its Simple Applications, Sequences and Series, Limit Continuity and Differentiability, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Coordinate Geometry, Three-Dimensional Geometry, Vector Algebra, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometry, Mathematical Reasoning|
|Biology||Ecology and Environment, Biotechnology and its Applications, Sexual Reproduction, Biology and Human Welfare, Genetics and Evolution|
Given below are the OUAT 2018 Exam Day Instructions that a student must follow on the day of examination: -
Ques. What is the mode of examination of OUAT 2018 exam?
Ans. OUAT 2018 exam will be conducted in offline mode i.e. all the students will be given OMR sheets to mark the answers.
Ques. In which language can I attempt the OUAT 2018 exam?
Ans. You can attempt the OUAT exam in English language only.
Ques. What is the structure of OUAT UG 2018 exam?
Ans. OUAT UG 2018 exam will consist of multiple choice questions of 200 marks. The exam will have four sections - Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology and Mental Aptitude.
Ques. What is the division of marks within each section of the OUAT UG 2018 exam?
Ans. The division of marks between the four sections is as follows-
|Total Marks||200 Marks|
Ques. What will the composite time duration for the OUAT exam?
Ans. The composite time duration of the OUAT UG 2018 exam is 2 hours.
Ques. Is there any negative marking in the OUAT exam?
Ans. There is no negative marking for unattempted questions and wrong answers.
Ques. Is there any alloted time for each section in the OUAT 2018 exam?
Ans. No, there is no sectional time limit, you will have to complete the exam within the stipulated time duration of 2 hours.
Ques. Do I have the choice to select between Biology and Mathematics section of the exam?
Ans. Yes, you can attempt either Biology or Mathematics section according to your eligibility.
Ques. What is the exam pattern for OUAT PG exam?
Ans. OUAT PG will be of 100 marks. It will have 40 multiple-choice questions and 60 short answer type questions. The composite time duration is 2 hours.
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