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.
Check OUAT Courses & Fees
|Course||Total Fees/ year||Eligibility|
|Ph.D||₹26,856||Post Graduation with 50% + OUAT|
|B.Sc||₹27,808||10+2 with 50% + OUAT|
|B.Tech||₹29,345||10+2 with 50% + OUAT|
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
Ph.D in Veterinary Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture
|UG Registration||20 Feb - 15 May, 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 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:
|B. Sc. Agriculture||10+2 with minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Math (PCM) or Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB)|
|B.Sc. Home Science||10+2 with minimum 50% in PCM or PCB|
|B.Sc. Horticulture||10+2 with minimum 50% in PCM or PCB|
|B.Sc. Forestry||10+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 Engineering||10+2 with minimum 50% in PCM|
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:
Weightage for the candidate selection is calculated as follows:
|10th or HSC||25%|
|10+2 or equivalent||25%|
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.
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:
|M.Sc. Botany||B.Sc. Hons with major in Botany|
|M.Sc. Zoology||B.Sc. Hons with major in Zoology|
|M.Sc. Chemistry||B.Sc. Hons with major in Chemistry|
|M.Sc. Physics||B.Sc. Hons with major in Physics|
|M.Sc. Mathematics||B.Sc. Hons with major in Mathematics/Mathematics and Computing|
|M.Sc. Biotechnology||B.Sc. Hons with major in Biotechnology|
|M.Sc. Microbiology||B.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 Science||B.Sc. Hons with major in Computer Science|
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:
|MCA||Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% marks and Mathematics/Computer as one of the subjects|
|MBA Agriculture-Business Management||B.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. Bioinformatics||B.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|
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.
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:
|Botany||M.Sc. in Botany with minimum 55% marks|
|Zoology||M.Sc. in Zoology with minimum 55% marks|
|Physics||M.Sc. in Physics with minimum 55% marks|
|Chemistry||M.Sc. in Chemistry with minimum 55% marks|
|Mathematics||M.Sc. in Mathematics with minimum 55% marks|
|Microbiology||M.Sc. in Microbiology with minimum 65% marks or 6.5 overall grade point in 10.0 scale|
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.
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:
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:
Candidates are advised to carry the following documents at the time of admission:
OUAT has the following reservation policy for the UG courses:
The reservation policy for PG and Ph.D. courses is as follows:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College