Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology - [OUAT], Bhubaneswar - Admission Details 2020

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology - [OUAT], Bhubaneswar - Admission Details 2020

Bhubaneswar, Orissa ICAR, UGC Estd 1962 State University

OUAT Admission 2020: Fees, Entrance Exam, Eligibility, Dates

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Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) is one of the oldest agricultural universities in India, which was founded in the year 1962. OUAT provides the extensive instructions, training, and research in the field of agriculture.

The university has four campuses including eight constituent colleges, one center for post-graduation, and eight zonal research stations across Odisha. The main campus of OUAT is based in Bhubaneshwar, the capital city of Odisha.

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) offers the undergraduate, post-graduate, and research programs with quality education in Agriculture and Technology.

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Top Courses Eligibility & Detailed Fees

CourseEligibilityTotal Fees/ yearDetailed Fee Structure
B.Tech10+2 with 50% + OUAT₹29,507Check Here
M.TechGraduation with 50% + OUAT₹25,860Check Here
M.ScGraduation₹25,611Check Here
Ph.DPost Graduation with 50% + OUAT₹26,856Check Here
B.Sc10+2 with 50% + OUAT₹27,808Check Here
B.Sc {Hons.}10+2₹27,808Check Here
Diploma--Check Here
CourseAdmission Link
BE/B.Tech,
B.Sc (Agriculture),
B.Sc,
MBA/PGDM,
MCA,
M.Sc (Agriculture),
M.Sc,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
Ph.D in Veterinary Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture
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Important Dates

EVENTDATE
UG Registration 20 Feb - 26 Mar, 2020
UG Exam 26 Apr, 2020
Dates for AGRO-Polytechnic Passout Students of OUAT only Registration 03 Mar - 24 Apr, 2020
Entrance Exam 31 May, 2020

OUAT UG Admission 2020

OUAT provides the undergraduate programs not only in the field of Agriculture, but in the fields of Home Science, Horticulture, Basic Science, Veterinary, and Fisheries as well.

The selection for these courses are based on the merit score of 10th/HSC, 10+2 or equivalent examination, and the score obtained in the common entrance exam conducted by the university.

The candidates looking for the admission in the UG courses need to have the following qualifications:

CourseEligibility
B. Sc. Agriculture10+2 with minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Math (PCM) or Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB)
B.Sc. Home Science10+2 with minimum 50% in PCM or PCB
B.Sc. Horticulture10+2 with minimum 50% in PCM or PCB
B.Sc. Forestry10+2 with minimum 50% in PCM or PCB
B.F.Sc.10+2 with minimum 50% in PCB
B.V.Sc. and A.H.10+2 with minimum 50% in PCB
B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering10+2 with minimum 50% in PCM

Selection Criteria

OUAT conducts a common entrance test to select the candidates for the UG courses. The test is composed of 200 multiple choice questions from the following subjects:

  • Physics – 66 Marks
  • Chemistry – 66 Marks
  • Mathematics/Biology – 68 Marks

Weightage for the candidate selection is calculated as follows:

QualificationWeightage
10th or HSC25%
10+2 or equivalent25%
Entrance Exam50%

Note: The candidates applying for B.Sc. (Forestry) need to qualify in the Physical Endurance Test as well and must provide a Physical Fitness Certificate issued by a Medical Officer.

OUAT PG Admission 2020

The university offers the PG courses in the fields of Basic Science, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Microbiology, and Management.

The selection for the PG courses of OUAT is based on the score percentage in the relative UG course and the score obtained in the common entrance test conducted by the university itself.

The candidates seeking admission in the PG courses must fulfill the following criteria:

CourseEligibility
M.Sc. BotanyB.Sc. Hons with major in Botany
M.Sc. ZoologyB.Sc. Hons with major in Zoology
M.Sc. ChemistryB.Sc. Hons with major in Chemistry
M.Sc. PhysicsB.Sc. Hons with major in Physics
M.Sc. MathematicsB.Sc. Hons with major in Mathematics/Mathematics and Computing
M.Sc. BiotechnologyB.Sc. Hons with major in Biotechnology
M.Sc. MicrobiologyB.Sc. Hons with major in Botany/Zoology/Biotechnology/Microbiology/B.F.Sc./B.V.Sc. and A.H./B.Sc. (Agriculture)/B.Sc. (Horticulture)/B.Tech. (Biotechnology/Dairy Science)/BHMS
M.Sc. Computer ScienceB.Sc. Hons with major in Computer Science

Selection Criteria

The university takes an entrance examination to grant admission in the PG courses. The exam is of 100 marks and the duration is 2 hours. The questions are composed in two categories:

  • Objective (Multiple Choice) – 40 Marks
  • Short Answers – 60 Marks

OUAT MBA, MCA & M.Sc. (Bioinformatics) Admission 2020

CourseEligibility
MCABachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% marks and Mathematics/Computer as one of the subjects
MBA Agriculture-Business ManagementB.Sc./B.Com./BBA/BAMS/B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)/ B.F.Sc./B.V.Sc. and A.H./B.Sc. (Agriculture)/B.Sc. (Horticulture)/B.Sc. (Home Science)/B.Tech. (Biotechnology/Dairy Science) with minimum 50% marks
M.Sc. BioinformaticsB.Sc. Hons/B.Sc. (Biotechnology)/B.F.Sc./B.V.Sc. and A.H./B.Sc. (Agriculture)/B.Sc. (Horticulture)/B.Sc. (Forestry)/B.Tech. (Biotechnology/Dairy Science)/B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)/BHMS/ BAMS/MBBS/B.Pharma/BDS/BIT/BITM with minimum 50% marks

Notes:

  • For MBA, drafts should be of 54512/- and 2960/- in the favor of Controller, OUAT and Dean, PGF-cum-DRI, OUAT respectively.
  • For MCA, drafts should be of 54464/- and 2960/- in the favor of Controller, OUAT and Dean, PGF-cum-DRI, OUAT respectively

Selection Criteria

The selection for the MCA, MBA, and M.Sc. (Bioinformatics) is based on the academic scores of the candidates. The candidates need to fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria.

OUAT Ph.D. Admission 2020

The university provides the research facility in the fields of Basic Science, Mathematics, and Microbiology. For the selection in these Ph.D. courses, the candidates need to have the Master’s Degree in the relevant subject and must qualify in the entrance test conducted for the PH.D. courses.

The following table shows the required eligibility for each Ph.D. course:

CourseEligibility
BotanyM.Sc. in Botany with minimum 55% marks
ZoologyM.Sc. in Zoology with minimum 55% marks
PhysicsM.Sc. in Physics with minimum 55% marks
ChemistryM.Sc. in Chemistry with minimum 55% marks
MathematicsM.Sc. in Mathematics with minimum 55% marks
MicrobiologyM.Sc. in Microbiology with minimum 65% marks or 6.5 overall grade point in 10.0 scale

Selection Criteria

OUAT selects candidates for its Ph.D. courses through a common entrance test followed by a viva test. The duration of the entrance exam is of 2 hours having the value of 100 marks. The questions are categorized in multiple choice of 40 marks and short answers of 60 marks.

How to Apply for OUAT?

Online Application Submission

The application forms for all the courses are available online in the official website of the university. The candidates need to do the following to apply for the courses:

  1. Go to the OUAT official website – www.ouat.ac.in.
  2. Click the Admission tab. All the important links will be listed on the Admission page.
  3. Click the applicable link for the course you want to apply for.
  4. The link leads you to the online payment of the application fee of 1000/- through the SBI Collect facility.
  5. After successfully making the payment, fill up the form and submit it.

Offline Application Submission

The application forms for the PG and Ph.D. courses are also available offline at the university campus. The candidates need to do the following:

  1. Get the application forms from the university campus or download and print the form.
  2. Send the duly filled up application form to the address:
    • The Director, College of Basic Science & Humanities, OUAT, Bhubnaswar-751003.
  3. Make the payment of the application fee of 1000/- using the online SBI Collect facility.

Candidates are advised to carry the following documents at the time of admission:

For UG and PG Courses:

  • 10th marks sheet and certificate from a recognized board
  • 10+2 or equivalent marks sheet and certificate from a recognized university or board.
  • Bachelor’s Degree marks sheet and certificate of a recognized university.
  • Residential certificate as applicable.
  • Special quota certificates, if applicable.
  • Two self-addressed unstamped envelopes of the 24cmX11cm size.

For MBA, MCA and M.Sc.:

  • 10th marks sheet and certificate from a recognized board.
  • 10+2 or equivalent marks sheet and certificate from a recognized board or university.
  • Bachelor’s Degree marks sheet and certificate from a recognized university.
  • Two passport size photograph.
  • Two bank drafts with the applicable amount in the favor of Controller, OUAT and Dean, PGF-cum-DRI, OUAT, payable at SBI, OUAT Campus Bhubaneshwar branch

For Ph.D Admissions:

  • 10th marks sheet and certificate from a recognized board
  • 10+2 or equivalent marks sheet and certificate from a recognized university or board.
  • Bachelor’s Degree marks sheet and certificate of a recognized university.
  • Master’s Degree marks sheet and certificate from a recognized university.

OUAT Reservation Policy

OUAT has the following reservation policy for the UG courses:

  • ICAR/VCI – 15%
  • SC – 15%
  • ST – 7.5%
  • GCH – 5%
  • PH – 3%

The reservation policy for PG and Ph.D. courses is as follows:

  • ST – 22.5%
  • SC – 16.25%
  • NRI/Foreign Students – 1 Seat

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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