OUAT 2022 – Application Form (UG out on 20 May), Eligibility, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, ouat.nic.in

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OUAT 2022 – Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology would release OUAT 2022 UG Application Form on 20 May 2022. Interested and eligible candidates can fill the form at ouat.nic.in (link would be given below). OUAT 2022 UG would be conducted in between 1st to 2nd week of August, 2022 as officially dictated by the authorities.

OUAT, Odisha, conducts the university level exam for OUAT for Diploma, Ph.D, UG /PG of agriculture, and allied courses.  Selection of candidates is done on basis of the OUAT 2022 exam followed by counselling and seat allotment, in OUAT and its affiliated colleges. Check this page for more information about OUAT 2022 such as eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern etc.

Latest OUAT 2022 Application Form will be released on 20 May 2022. Click Here for Details.

OUAT 2022

Candidates seeking admission in UG, PG, Diploma and PhD courses can visit the university website, ouatnic.in. The University imparts education on Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Agricultural Engineering, Community Science, Forestry Science, Fishery Science, Basic Science, Bio-informatics, Computer Application and Agri-Business Management through 10 constituent colleges, one Centre for Post Graduate Studies and ten Agro-polytechnic Centers.

OUAT 2022 Overview

Exam Name OUAT
Conducting Body Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology
Duration of Exam 2 Hours
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Based Questions
Total No. of Question 200
Course Offered Diploma, Ph.D, UG /PG of agriculture, and allied courses
OUAT Recurrence Once in a year
Official Website ouat.nic.in

Important Dates for OUAT 2022

Check out the schedule of application, exam date and result date from below table:

Event Imp. Dates
Online Application Form – A 20 May
Last date to submit Online Application Form – A 27 Jun 2022
Last date of online application fee payment 28 Jun 2022
Admit Card 15 Day before exam
Mock Test to be announced
Entrance exam date 1st to 2nd week of August 2022
Release of response sheet to be announced
last date to submit objections against answer key to be announced
Answer Key Correction to be announced
Application form-‘B’ (online) 27 Jul – 22 Aug 2022
Edit option is available for Form B to be announced
Availability of scorecard to be announced

For PG Courses

OUAT 2022 PG and Doctoral Courses
Availability of application form to be announced
Last date to submit Form (Form A only for UG courses) to be announced
Availability of admit card to be announced
OUAT 2022 exam date to be announced
Release of response sheet to be announced
last date to submit objections against answer key to be announced
Declaration of entrance rank to be announced
Submission of application Form B to be announced
Availability of rank card to be announced
Availability of score card to be announced
Commencement of counselling to be announced
Admission to state govt.
sponsored candidates
to be announced
Admission to balance seat if any to be announced
Orientation programme to be announced
Beginning of classes to be announced

For Ph.D Courses

Event Dates
Availability of Application Forms to be announced
Last date to Submission of form to be announced
Editing online application form to be announced
Upload of post graduation marks/OGPA to be announced
Download of Admit Card to be announced
Entrance Examination to be announced
Date of publication of result and Download of
Intimation – cum- Rank Card
to be announced
Date of Counselling and Admission to be announced
Commencement of Class to be announced
Schedule for

OUAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must possess the minimum eligibility criteria in order to apply. Check previous year’s eligibility criteria given below.

For Ph.D Courses (previous year)

Ph.D. Course Minimum qualification
Physics M. Sc. in Physics with 55% marks from any UGC Recognised University
Chemistry M. Sc. in Chemistry with 55% marks from any UGC Recognised University
Mathematics M. Sc. in Mathematics with 55% marks from any UGC Recognised University
Botany M. Sc. in Botany with 55% marks from any UGC Recognised University
Zoology M. Sc. in Zoology with 55% marks from any UGC Recognised University
Microbiology M. Sc. in Microbiology from any UGC recognised University with a minimum mark of 65% or
OGPA 6.5 in 10.0 point scale.

For Postgraduate Courses (previous year)

Educational Qualification: 

  • Candidate must have passed Bachelor degree examination securing an Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) of at least 6.60/10.00 in ten-point scale, 3.25/5.00 in five-point scale and 2.60/4.00 in four-point scale for General Category, whereas for SC/ST/Person With Disability (PWD)/ Kashmiri Migrant/ Kashmiri Pandit (Non-Migrants) / Kashmiri Hindu Families (Non-Migrants) candidates, the said requirement is OGPA of at least 5.60/10.00, 2.75/ 5.00 and 2.20/4.00, respectively.
  • In other cases, where marks are awarded instead of grade points, the candidates must have secured at least 60% marks for General Category, whereas for SC/ST/PWD/ Kashmiri Migrant/ Kashmiri Pandit (Non-Migrants) / Kashmiri Hindu Families (Non-Migrants) categories the requirement is 50% marks.

Eligibility Criteria For OUAT 2022 Undergraduate Admission

  • The candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent from 50% marks in aggregate (for SC/ST/PwD candidates is 40%).
  • Also, the applicants still appearing in class 12th can also apply.
  • Age Limit – A candidate must complete 17 years of age by December 31 on admission year.

General Eligibility Criteria For OUAT 2022 Diploma in Agro-Polytechnic Admission

  • Students having +2 Science with minimum of 45% marks in aggregate (40% in case of SC/ST/PWD) including extra optional are eligible.
  • Age: The candidate must have completed 17 years of Age by December 31 on admission year. (2022)

OUAT 2022 Application Form

Eligible candidates can fill the application form for OUAT 2022 at the official website, ouat.nic.in. The application form is available online mode as per schedule. Before filling the application form, candidates should ensure their eligibility criteria and read the all-important instruction too. For taking admission, the candidates need to submit both the application form A and B for Undergraduate courses. Check the last year’s process to apply given below.

  • Step 1: Click on the link provided above.
  • Step 2: Make an account on the official website and note down the application number and password.
  • Step 3: Login and start filling the application form. Enter the personal details, address details, choice of exam centres etc.
  • Step 4: After entering all the details, upload the images of photograph and signature.
  • Step 5: As the last step, pay theb application fee and take a printout of the application form.

Application Fee (as per last year): 

  • The candidates are required to pay Rs 1500 for Post Graduate Application fees through online payment modes such as debit card, credit card and net banking.

Colleges of OUAT

In order to check the list of colleges for admission candidates can check it from the below:

  1. College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar
  2. College of Agriculture, Chiplima
  3. College of Agriculture, Bhawanipatna
  4. College of Horticulture, Chiplima
  5. College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Bhubaneswar
  6. College of Agricultural Engineering&Technology, Bhubaneswar
  7. College of Fisheries, Rangeilunda
  8. College of Community Science, Bhubaneswar
  9. College of Forestry, Bhubaneswar

OUAT 2022 Courses Offered

Candidates will be able to pursue any of the following below listed courses from any of its 9 member colleges.

  • B.Sc(Hons) Agriculture
  • B.Sc(Hons) Forestry
  • B.Sc(Hons) Horticulture
  • B.V.Sc. & A.H
  • B.Tech(Agri Engineering)
  • B.F.Sc.
  • B.Sc(Hons) Community Science(Girls & Boys)

OUAT 2022 Post Graduate Courses

OUAT 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the previous year’s exam pattern is given below to OUAT 2022.

  • Duration- The duration of the test is 2 Hours
  • Total Marks- The total marks of the test is 200 marks
  • Sections Covered- The questions are asked from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, and Mental Aptitude
  • Marking scheme- 01 mark for the correct answers. There is no negative marking.

Distribution of marks

Subjects Marks
Physics 66
Chemistry 66
Mathematics / Biology 68

Exam Pattern for Post Graduate

  • The Entrance Examination will be of 2 hours duration with 200 multiple choice questions of one mark each in English language only. There will be no negative mark for wrong answer. The multiple choice questions (MCQ) will covering the subjects taught in the Bachelor’s Degree level and Master’s Degree (major discipline) for Master’s and Doctoral programme respectively.
  • For M.Sc. (Ag) course programme, the question of entrance test will be comprised of two parts Part-A and Part-B. There will be 180 general multiple choice questions (Non-crop specific) in part-A and 40 crop specific (Field crop and Horticultural crops in equal proportion) questions in part-B following the common syllabus of Agriculture and Horticulture faculties. Candidates have to attempt all the questions in part-A and any 20 questions from part-B. Based on total marks secured in the entrance test and extracurricular activities, a common merit list will be prepared.

OUAT 2022 Test Centers

Entrance test will be carried out at various locations for the convenience of all the candidates. The previous year’s test centers given below are for Undergraduate courses. The details of test centres for OUAT 2022 will be updated here as per the official announcment.

Angul Balangir
Balasore Baragarh
Baripada Berhampur
Bhadrak Bhawanipatna
Bhubaneswar Cuttack
Dhenkanal Jagatsinghpur
Jajpur Jeypore
Jharasuguda Kendrapara
Keonjhar Khurda
Nayagarh Phulbani
Purl Rayagada
Rourkela Sambalpur

OUAT 2022 Admission Process

Candidates can check the OUAT 2022 admission process is given below in detail as per the previous year data.

For PG Courses:

Selection for admission into a different PG or Doctoral programme will be based on the merit of the candidates obtained in the entrace exam. There will be a common merit list for admission into the Master’s Programme of a particular faculty. Merit list of the candidates for the PG programme shall be drawn based on total weightage derived from the entrance marks plus the weightage on extracurricular activities respectively. The merit list for the Doctoral programme shall be drawn up on the basis of marks secured in the entrance examination only. In case of a tie situation happened, in preparation of merit list, the tie will be resolved by considering the OGPA / Marks in the following order:

  • For Master’s Programme: Highest entrance mark followed by highest OGPA/percentage of marks in the qualifying examination (graduation level), the highest percentage of mark in +2 Science/ equivalent, and the highest percentage of marks in 10th standard examination.
  • For Doctoral Programme: Highest entrance mark followed by highest OGPA/percentage of marks in Master’s level and highest OGPA/percentage of marks in Graduation level and the highest percentage of mark in +2 Science/ equivalent.

For UG Courses

Common Entrance Examination for the selection of the candidates for admission into B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture, B.Sc.(Hons.) Horticulture, B.Sc.(Hons.) Forestry, B.F.Sc., B.V.Sc. & A.H., B. Tech. (Agril. Engg.) and B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science courses. This given below details as per previous year.

Weightage to Academic Career and Entrance Examination

Base Weightage
H.S.C. / equivalent 25%
+2 Sc. /equivalent 25%
Entrance Examination 50%
Total 100%

OUAT 2022 Answer Key

Answer key for OUAT 2022 will be available at the official website, ouat.nic.in. Candidates can check the answer key online after the successful completion of the entrance exam. For checking the application form candidates should enter the login Id and password at the candidate’s login portal. The answer key will be a pdf file in which the question number and the respective answers will be given.

OUAT 2022 Selection Process

For Master’s Programme:

  • Highest entrance mark followed by highest OGPA/percentage of marks in qualifying examination (graduation level), highest percentage of mark in +2 Science/ equivalent (including extra optional) and highest percentage of marks in 10th standard examination (considering all subjects studied, percentage on the basis of best of five or six subject will not be accepted.).
  • If the tie still persists, then candidate with older in age will be ranked higher.

For Doctoral Programme:

  • Highest entrance mark followed by highest OGPA/percentage of marks in Master’s level and highest OGPA/percentage of marks in Graduation level and highest percentage of mark in +2 Science/ equivalent (including extra optional).
  • If the tie still persists, then candidate with older in age will be ranked higher.

OUAT 2022 Result

OUAT result will be released online at ouat.nic.in. It is available at the candidate’s login. A common merit list and category-wise merit list releases after the examination has been conducted. Those candidates whose names are in the merit list are then required to appear for counselling process.

OUAT 2022 Fee Structure

Check the Previous year’s Undergraduate fee structure given below for OUAT.

Particulars Fee
Fee to be submitted during admission Rs 4,950
Development Fee
B.Sc(Hons.) Agriculture / B.Sc (Hons.) Horticulture /
B.Sc(Hons.) Forestry / B.F.Sc / B.Tech (Agri Engg)
Rs 36, 300
B.V.S.C & A.H Rs 50,820
B.Sc (Hons.) Community Science Rs 12,100

Registration Fees

Particulars Amount
Admission fee Rs 610
Tuition Fees
B.Sc.(Hons.)Agriculture/ B.Sc.(Hons.)Horticulture/
B.Sc.(Hons.)Forestry/ B.F. Sc/ B.Tech(Agril.Engg.)
Rs 6,050
B.Sc (Hons.) Community Science Rs 850
Medical Fee Rs 250
Examination fee Rs 1460

Annual Fees (For B.V.Sc and AH)

Particulars Amount
Admission Fee Rs 610
Tuition Fee Rs 16940
Medical Fee Rs 490
Examination fee Rs 2000
Annual fee Rs 2105

Fee Structure for Post Graduate and Doctoral Programme

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The Radhakrishnan University Education Commission of 1949 emphasised the need for establishing Agricultural Universities in India. Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) will start their admission procedure for the aspirants who are interested to get admission in the field of Agriculture and Technology. The university is offering admission in variety of courses such as UG, PG and Diploma programmes.  The students who want to apply for the admission in OUAT will be able to apply after the university will make official announcement. In order to get more details about the procedure of admission and other details the candidates can read this article or also can visit the official website.

Official website: ouat.nic.in

For more information regarding OUAT 2022, Download last year’s Information Brochure | PG Prospectus


OUAT 2022 Contact Details

  • Help line number – 9938838538
  • Asst. Registrar – 0674 2397970
  • Help Desk E-Mail – [email protected]

FAQs for OUAT 2022

Q. What is OUAT Exam?

A. OUAT is an entrance exam that is conducted to provide admission to Ph.D, UG /PG of agriculture, and allied courses.

Q. Where can I apply for OUAT 2022?

A. You can fill the application form for OUAT 2022 at ouat.nic.in and ouat-lokaseba-odisha.in.

Q. What is the application fee for OUAT 2022?

A. As per last year, The candidates are required to submit Rs 1500 for submitting OUAT 2022 PG Courses.

Q. How many times is OUAT conducted in a year?

A. OUAT is conducted once a year.

Q. Is there any negative marking in the exam?

A. No, There is no negative marking

Insofar, official details of OUAT 2022 have not been announced. Information on this page is as per last year’s brochure and for reference purposes only. As soon as the official information releases, details will be updated here.

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