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Ranked 101 for Overall by NIRF 2019
Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology - [OUAT], Bhubaneswar

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

Bhubaneswar, Orissa ICAR, UGC Estd 1962 State University Ranked 101 for Overall by NIRF 2019

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Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology - [OUAT] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

OUAT UG Entrance Exam of Agro-Polytechnic passed out students will be held on Nov 8 while OUAT PG Entrance Exam will be held on Nov 15.

Orissa University Of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar established in 1962, has collaborated with IIT Roorkee and IIT Delhi for agricultural research and education. OUAT is ranked 101st by the NIRF for the Overall performance of the University in 2019. The university offers UG, PG, and Doctoral programs in the fields of Agriculture, Home Science, Horticulture, Forestry, Agricultural Engineering, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Computer Science, Agricultural Business Management, and Bioinformatics. Admission to the program is based on an entrance exam conducted by the University. Students with ICAR test score are exempted from the entrance exam. The application process for the same is both online and offline.

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OUAT Important Dates

EVENTDATE
OUAT UG Entrance Exam for Agro-Polytechnic Passed Out Students08 Nov, 2020
OUAT PG Entrance Exam15 Nov, 2020

OUAT Highlights

Established | Type1962 | State
Recognized byICAR and UGC
Courses offeredUG, PG, and Ph.D.
Admission CriteriaEntrance exam
Accepted exam scoreOrissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT entrance exam)
Application modeOnline and offline
Median Salary packageINR 2.5 LPA to INR 6 LPA
Official Websitehttp://ouat.nic.in/

OUAT Courses

OUAT Bhubaneswar offers a variety of programs all divided into its constituent colleges. The Bachelor and Postgraduate programs are offered in the field of Agriculture and Forestry.

Undergraduate Courses:

CoursesEligibility
B.Sc Agriculture/ Home Science/ Horticulture/ Forestry10+2 with minimum 50% marks in PCM OR PCB
B.F.Sc./ B.V.Sc. and A.H.10 +2 with a minimum of 50% in PCB
B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering10 +2 with a minimum of 50% in PCM for B.Tech in Agricultural Engineering

Postgraduate Courses:

CourseEligibility
M.ScDegree from universities recognized by state/ Central Govt. in B.Sc(Ag)/ B.Sc(Hort)
M.Sc. (Ag.) Statistics/ M.Sc. (Ag.) BiotechnologyB.Sc.(Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hort.)/B.V.Sc.& A.H./ B.Tech. (Agri.Engg.) from any recognized university by state/ central govt.
M.Sc. (Ag.) BiotechnologyB.Sc. (Ag.)/B.Sc. (Fo.)/B.Sc.(Hort.)from Universities recognized by State / Central Government
M.Sc.(Forestry Science)B.Sc.(Forestry) from Universities recognized by State/Central Government
M.TechB.Tech in Agriculture Engineering or B.Sc in Agricultural Engineering and Technology.

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OUAT Admissions

The selection of the candidates for admission to the UG and PG courses is done on the basis of the Common Entrance Test (CET) is an entrance examination which is conducted by the university.

  • The candidates for admission can download the concerned admission application form available at the official university website and submit them online using the SBI website. The candidates for admission must also submit the required fees of Rs. 1000/- through the available online payment mode.
  • After appearing in the Entrance Examination on the scheduled date, the candidate shall have to download a hard copy of admission application Form-B’ available in the prospectus and submit it along with self-attested photocopies of required documents and testimonials to the following address through Registered Post / Speed Post / Courier Service within the due date.

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OUAT Cut off

CategoryGeneralSCST
Opening RankClosing RankOpening RankClosing RankOpening RankClosing Rank
B.Sc (Agriculture) BBSR77.1672.5472.5868.972.662.4
B.Sc.(Agriculture), Bhawanipatna75.5771.3366.365.660.559.8
B.Sc.(Horticulture)72.417065.564.858.858.5
B.Sc. (Agriculture), Chiplima70.6968.0568.667.4562.461.8
B.Sc.(Forestry)67.865.0564.260.8356.755.41
B.Tech(Agricultural Engineering)79.3774.8766.765.8359.3357.3
B.V.Sc & A.H.70.9968.7574.1073.0864.5459.73
B.F.Sc68.067.063.763.558.356.8
B.Sc.(Home Science)68.7241.8758.056.351.849.8

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OUAT Scholarships

Scholarship offered by the University

OUAT offers a number of scholarships on the basis of merit. The assistantships are awarded from State as well as Central Government.

Scholarship awarding AgencyNature of AssistanceValue (INR) Per MonthAppropriate Number
O.U.A.TMerit Scholarship50015% of the total strength
O.U.A.TFree Studentship50010% of the total strength excluding cost-sharing seats

Scholarship offered by the State Government:

NameAmount ( in INR) Per MonthReceiving Unit
National Scholarship750For Hosteller
170For Day Scholar
80As Decided by D.H.E
Teacher’s kid Scholarship125-
Freedom Fighters Scholarship50As decided by the college committee.
Jr. College Merit Scholarships40-
Sr. College Merit Scholarships50As decided by SC/ST Development, Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Department
Post-Matric ScholarshipsTuition Fees and Maintenance Cost-

OUAT Placements

The students from Orissa University Agriculture and Technology get placements every year. The median salary packages offered to these students range between INR 3 LPA to INR 6 LPA. Below are the placement trends of 2020, 2019, and 2018. 

CategoryMedian Salary 2020Median Salary 2019Median Salary 2018
3-years UG ProgramINR 2.5 LPA--
4-years UG ProgramINR 4.6 LPAINR 4.5 LPAINR 3.8 LPA
5-years UG ProgramINR 6 LPAINR 6 LPA-
2-years PG ProgramINR 5.4 LPAINR 5.2 LPAINR 4.2 LPA

OUAT Constituent Colleges

  • College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Agriculture, Chiplima, Sambalpur
  • College of Agriculture, Bhawanipatna
  • College of Forestry, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Horticulture, Chiplima, Sambalpur
  • College of Community Science
  • College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Fisheries, Rangeilunda, Brahmapur
  • College of Home Science, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Basic Science & Humanities, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Agriculture Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneswar
  • Centre for P.G Studies, Bhubaneswar

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OUAT Other Facilities

  • The college has a collection of more than 90,781 lakh volumes of books. There are 133 foreign and Indian subscribed journals, 3374 theses, and dissertations.
  • The Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology is having its own health center, which is established on the main campus to cater to the needs of the teacher, students, and staff.
  • Free medicines to staff and students of OUAT.

OUAT Projects

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology is working under the following projects:

  • All India Coordinated Research Projects
  • Govt. of India Projects
  • Adhoc Research Projects
  • NATP Projects
  • ARIS Project

OUAT Faculty

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology has a total of 383 regular faculty members working at the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professors. Out of the total faculty members, 365 members hold a doctoral degree in their specialized fields. The strength of the faculty members including the regular and contractual basis is as follows:

  • Professor: 130
  • Associate Professor: 93
  • Assistant Professor: 331

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OUAT FAQ

Ques. What additional charges are to be paid at the time of OUAT admission?

Ans. Additional charges to be paid at the time of OUAT admission are:

  • Registration fee: INR 200
  • Recognition fee: INR 100
  • Identity card: INR 100
  • Library Caution money: INR 500
  • Laboratory Caution Money: INR 1000
  • Cultural fee: INR 600
  • Fee for Sports including yoga: INR 600
  • Provisional degree certificate: INR 200
  • Consolidated Semester Transcript: INR 300
  • Migration Certificate: INR 200

Ques. What are the best books for OUAT preparation?

Ans. There are no books for OUAT preparation as such, questions in the OUAT entrance exam come mostly from NCERT. So, prepare well from the 11th and 12th NCERT books. Go through the previous year’s question papers. Also, you can go through Arihant publication ‘all in one ‘ series for physics and chemistry.

Ques. Which entrance exam is good and easier: OUAT or ICAR?

Ans. Both examinations have the same difficulty level. Whether it’s OUAT or ICAR, you need to prepare hard for both the exams. The only difference between both the exams is that, if you qualify for the OUAT examination, you will get colleges that are under OUAT only. Whereas, if you qualify for the ICAR examination, you will get any State Agriculture Universities including OUAT.

Ques. What is a cost-sharing seat at OUAT?

>Ans. There are two types of seats at OUAT, i.e., Free seats and Cost-sharing seats. The cost-sharing seat is self-financing seats where students pay readmission fees every year which is almost equal to the fees paid the first time.

Ques. What are the subjects in OUAT?

Ans. Subjects offered in OUAT are:

  • Agriculture
  • Home Science
  • Horticulture
  • Forestry
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Computer Science
  • Agricultural Business Management
  • Bioinformatics

Ques. Is it easy to seek admission in a BSc in agriculture at OUAT with a score of 90 in the OUAT CEE?

Ans. If you belong to the General category, your 10th and 12th marks should be 95% which increases the chances of you getting a seat in cost-sharing. Whereas, at Chiplima and Bhawanipatna College of Agriculture you may get a free seat in B.Sc Agriculture with the same score.

Ques. What is the reservation policy at OUAT for the UG courses?

Ans. The reservation policy at OUAT for the UG courses is:

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

Ques. What are the documents required at the time of admission?

Ans. Documents required at the time of admission are:

  • 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.

Ques. What is the entrance exam pattern for the Ph.D. programs?

Ans. The entrance exam pattern for the Ph.D. programs is:

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Maximum marks: 100
  • MCQ questions: 40 marks
  • Short answer type questions: 60 marks.

Ques. What are the steps involved in the OUAT application form filling?

Ans. Steps involved in the OUAT application form filling are:

  • Visit the official Website
  • Fill in OUAT application form A
  • Scan & Upload documents
  • Pay the application fee
  • Print OUAT application form

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology - [OUAT], Bhubaneswar Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
B.Tech₹60,095 (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 50% + OUAT
M.Sc₹35,071 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
B.Sc (Ag.)₹53,064 (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 50% + OUAT
B.Sc {Hons.}₹60,095 (1st Year Fees)10+2
B.V.Sc₹77,925 (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 50% + OUAT
M.Tech₹35,569 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + OUAT
M.V.Sc₹35,569 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + OUAT
Select Degree : B.Tech M.C.A M.Sc B.Sc (Ag.) B.Sc {Hons.} B.V.Sc M.Tech Diploma M.V.Sc B.F.Sc B.Sc Ph.D MBA + 7 More
Select Stream : Agriculture Science Veterinary Sciences Engineering Computer Applications Management + 1 More

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Ranking of Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology - [OUAT]
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Overall  #101 out of 200  in  India 2019

#5th in Orissa


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7.5/10

8.1/10academic
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8.1/10faculty
6.9/10infrastructure
5.9/10placements
8.3/10social

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    Deepty GarnaikBsc forestryPursued
    BATCH : 2021
    7.7
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    It is funny

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    7.7 /10

    Discrimination bw boys and girls. management is not so good average activity. But well organised work.

    10/10faculty
    1/10placement
    10/10social life
    9/10course
    8/10hostel
    8/10campus life
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    Rohit Raj SinghBsc AgriculturePursued
    BATCH : 2000
    3.8
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    Very good

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    3.8 /10

    No, but things are not same as we see in our eyes. It may vary.

    1/10faculty
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    4/10campus life
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    Gourav NayakB.Sc Hons ForestryPursued
    BATCH : 2021
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    Avenues in greenery

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    7.2 /10

    My College offers one of the rare professional degree that provides a wide range of opportunities for students in environment and allied fields. It provides excellent teaching faculties and the practical experience through visiting forest and industries indeed helps in skill development and induces curiousity among students to probe deeper into those respective fields

    6/10faculty
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    Dibyajyoti DashPost graduation in chemistryPursued
    BATCH : 2020
    7.3
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    MY college

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    7.3 /10

    Our College is so good but infrastructure should be developed and there should be more seats in hostels for students. More faculty members should be appointed. smart class room and bio matric system should be introduced.

    7/10faculty
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    8/10social life
    9/10course
    7/10hostel
    6/10campus life
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    StudentMsc(Ag) NematologyBatch : 2020
    6.8
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    6.8 /10

    Well there is plenty of scope in agriculture.As india is basically an agriculture driven country and there has been modernization in the techniques of the agricultural practices.I have taken up plant protection in order to provide safety to the plants against harmful diseases and pests.

    8/10faculty
    5/10placement
    9/10social life
    8/10course
    6/10hostel
    5/10campus life
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    Archita PatroB.Sc.(hons.) agriculturePursued
    BATCH : 2020
    7.8
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    Review on my college

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    7.8 /10

    I love my college. My College hostel is like a second home to me. A very good point of this college is it gives a perfect calm and composed environment for study there very less chance for a student to go in wrong path here.

    8/10faculty
    6/10placement
    9/10social life
    8/10course
    9/10hostel
    7/10campus life
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    Sushree Subhankari DharBsc(Hons)AgPursued
    BATCH : 2022
    7.5
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    Best agriculture College in Odisha

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    7.5 /10

    Positive- good hostel facilities, hostels are near to College, good facilities, good platform for extra curricular activities, quality of education is too high Negative- no College canteen, 85 percent attendance, class rooms are not good enough in infrastructure, bathrooms are not good.

    9/10faculty
    6/10placement
    9/10social life
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    5/10campus life
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    Dibyadutta BeheraBsc-agPursued
    BATCH : 2021
    7.5
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    Very good college no 1 agriculture college in odisha

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    7.5 /10

    Very good college bt in comparison with other college the placement and infrastructure is quite unsatisfactory.it should have more stronger infrastructure placement facilities.the private colleges gives good mark bt we r getting less

    8/10faculty
    7/10placement
    7/10social life
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    Rudrashish PandaMBA-ABMPursued
    BATCH : 2019
    7.3
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    Rudrashish Panda

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    7.3 /10

    For educational purpose it a very good college. Nice study environment. Staff is very cooperative. Highly qualified teachers. Ample field visits and practical experience. One negative thing is low placement incampus. But reputation of college can get you job off campus.

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    Manisha Kumari MajhiB.Sc.- AgriculturePursued
    BATCH : 2020
    8.3
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    8.3 /10

    A very positive thing about my college is, as it is situated in a village area, it provides us a peaceful and study atmosphere. There is very rare chance for distraction. It gives importance on a student's all-round development.

    8/10faculty
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    9/10social life
    9/10course
    9/10hostel
    7/10campus life

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    Unit 8, Near Post Office, Surya Nagar
    Bhubaneswar - 751003
    Orissa , India

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    udit narayan mohapatra

    A very nice college for study and also hostel facilities are medium.

    08 Mar, 2019 11:11
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Udit, thanks for the feedback!

    08 Mar, 2019 11:40
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    DIBYENDU GUHA

    I HAVE PASSED 12TH STANDARD WITH PHYSICS , CHEMISTRY , BIOLOGY AND SECURED 82.8% IN 2017 . I WANT TO KNOW WHEN AND HOW I CAN TAKE ADMISSION INTO B.SC(AGRICULTURE) .

    03 Jul, 2017 12:04
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    shreya kumari

    can direct admiision in agro honors is possible if i have pcb in 12th..is there any xam to pass for admiision or direct admiison

    22 Feb, 2017 17:03

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