OUAT 2021: Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubneshwar conducts the OUAT 2021 exam for the selection of candidates for various courses. Admission is granted in various UG and other agriculture-related courses within the state of Orissa. A number of fields in which one can apply for admission through OUAT are Agriculture, Horticulture, Computer Science and Application, Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Veterinary Science, Animal Husbandry, Fishery Science, Community Science, and Forestry. There are a total of 9 colleges that offer around 665 seats for admission.

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OUAT 2021 exam takes place for 2 hours across 24 cities of Orissa and consists of 200 marks. The exam is based on the syllabus of class 12th level. Thus in order to participate in the admission process, candidates have to apply for the OUAT exam in an online mode.

Overview Of OUAT 2021

Candidates can refer to the brief overview related to OUAT 2021 illustrated in the table below:

ParticularsOverview
Name of the Entrance ExaminationOrissa University of Agriculture and Technology Common Entrance Test
Commonly Known asOUAT Exam
Exam Conducting BodyOrissa University of Agriculture and Technology
Mode of ExamOffline mode – Pen and Paper-based exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline mode
Total number of Participating Institutes9
Total number of Seat Available665 approx

OUAT Exam Date 2021

The concerned authorities declare the schedule related to OUAT 2021. The schedule consist of several dates and applicants who wish to apply for the exam must enlighten themselves with all these dates.

The table below shows tentative dates related to the OUAT 2021 examination:

Events Dates 
Releasing of Application Form-AMay 2021
Final date to submit the Application  Form-AJune 2021
Last Date for Online Application Fee Payment June 2021
Editing in Application Form-A
Releasing of Admit card
OUAT 2021 Examination
Declaration of Result
Releasing of Application Form-B
Editing in Application Form-B

Courses Offered Through OUAT

Candidates appearing for OUAT 2021 examination can apply for admission in various undergraduate courses and they are listed below:

  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Agricultural Engineering and Technology
  • Computer Science and Application
  • Veterinary Science
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Forestry
  • Community Science
  • Fishery Science

OUAT Eligibility Criteria 2021

The candidate must meet and check the OUAT Eligibility Criteria 2021 in order to fill the form. The admission authority will allow only eligible candidates to take part in the application process and to appear for the entrance examination. The eligibility criteria of OUAT 2021 comprises various parameters and the candidate must satisfy each of these parameters.

The eligibility criteria are described below as prescribed by Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology:

NATIONALITY

  • Applicants must hold the citizenship of India
  • Foreign candidates can also apply but the admission process for them will be different from the candidates of India.

AGE LIMIT

  • The birth date of the appearing aspirant must have fallen on or before 31st December 2004 which means the age of an aspirant must be 17 years or above on 31st December 2021.

QUALIFICATION

  • Applicants who have secured a minimum aggregate of 50% in class 12th or equivalent examination are eligible for OUAT 2021 examination.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD category must have scored at least 40%
  • Aspirants who desire to take admission in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, and Community Science must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology in class 12th or equivalent examination.
  • Applicants who want to take admission in Agriculture Engineering and Technology, and Computer Science and Application must have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in class 12th.
  • Candidates applying for admission in Fishery must have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in class 12th

Applicants who want admission in Forestry course must qualify the Physical Endurance Test which consists of following parameters:

HEIGHT

  • For General category Male candidates – 163 cm or above whereas for SC/ST category Male candidates – at least 152 cm
  • For General category Female candidates – 150 cm or above whereas for SC/ST category Female candidates – at least 145 cm

CHEST GIRTH

  • Male candidates – 79 cm to 84 cm
  • Female candidates – 74 cm to 79 cm
  • There will be a minimum of 5 cm expansion for both male and female candidates.

PHYSICAL CAPACITY FOR FAST WALKING FOR 4 HOURS

  • Male candidates – 25 km
  • Female candidates – 14 km

OUAT Application Form 2021

The exam conducting body releases two OUAT Application Form 2021, namely Application Form-A and Application Form-B. The first application form is available in order to apply for the exam and the second application form is made available after appearing for the exam. The application form will come out as per the dates provided by the University.

The Application Form of OUAT 2021 has to be filled with all the required details which includes a number of steps that are explained below:

Step 1 – Visit the official website of the university and start the registration process.

Step 2 – Fill the Application Form-A with all the required. Candidates were also supposed to select 3 exam centres while filling the form.

Step 3 – Submit the Application Form-A

Step 4 – Candidates then had to upload the scanned images of photograph and signature in a specified format in Application Form-B. The table below illustrates the format for scanned images:

Scanned ImagesDimensionsSizeFormat
Photograph of the candidate200 cm x 150 cm20 KB – 50 KBJPG/JPEG
Signature of the candidate100 cm x 150 cm10 KB – 20 KBJPG/JPEG

Step 5 – Now submit the Application Form-B

Step 6 – The candidate received login id, password and application number on their registered email id or on valid contact number.

Step 7 – An application fee of Rs. 1200 had to deposited by an applicant either in online mode or offline mode.

OUAT Selection Procedure 2021

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology comprises 2 stages for OUAT Selection Procedure 2021 and they are Entrance Examination and Interview. Thus, aspirants who qualify both these stages will be shortlisted and granted admission to various participating institutes. The shortlisted candidates who pass both the stages have to attend the Counselling process for verification of documents. The final merit list for the qualified applicants will be released by the Gujarat High Court Board after the completion of a selection procedure of OUAT 2021. Candidates then have to check their names if present or not in the merit list and follow the instructions of the OUAT Examination Board.

Common Service Center No. – 9078570345
Asst. Registrar (Academic) – 0674-2397970 (111/218)

OUAT Exam Pattern 2021

Applicants must be aware of the OUAT Exam Pattern 2021 and they can refer to the information given below:

  • The examination will be of total 200 marks
  • OUAT 2021 will cover the following subjects – Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics/Biology
  • There will be multiple-choice questions in the examination
  • The entrance examination will be conducted for 2 hours.
  • The question paper will be in the English language only.
  • No negative marking will be done

The table below displays the marks distribution among the different subjects:

Name of the SubjectMarks Distribution
Chemistry66
Mathematics/Biology68
Physics66
Total200

Weightage To Academic Career And Entrance Examination:

The weighted score of candidates will be calculated on the basis of his/her academic career and Entrance Examination as given below:

  • H.S.C. / equivalent – 25%
  • +2 Sc. /equivalent – 25%
  • Entrance Examination – 50%*

Total – 100%

*i.e. 1/4th of the total mark secured in the Entrance Examination

  • The H.S.C. marks and +2 Science mark in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology (whichever is higher) will be taken in to account for the calculation of weightage.
  • In case of candidates who have passed any of the examinations compartmentally the average marks of the 1st and 2nd examinations will be taken for computation of the weighted score
  • Applicants possessing ‘B’ certificate for NCC during +2 Science will be awarded 5% of marks on the weightage obtained on the PCM/PCB of +2 Science/equivalent which will be added to the total weightage obtained from career (50%) plus entrance marks(50%) for determination of merit list as per the clause 4.3 of UG prospectus.

Example:

  • PCM/PCB Marks = 275
  • % of PCB/PCM Marks = 275/300 = 91.67%
  • 25% of PCM/PCB = 22.92
  • 5% of the weightage for NCC on 22.92 =1.146, which will be added to calculate total weightage

OUAT Syllabus 2021

Applicants must check the official website of the university as OUAT 2021 Syllabus will be available there. Candidates are advised to download the syllabus and begin their preparation for the exam. The syllabus will include these subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, and English. Syllabus of OUAT 2021  will be based on Class 11th and 12th level and comprise of following topics:

Physics

Dynamics of particles, rotational motion, heat and thermodynamics, thermodynamics, radiation, waves, wave optics, electrostatics, Kirchhoff’s laws, magnetic effects of current, electromagnetic induction, alternating current, electromagnetic waves, photoelectric effect and matter waves, semi conduction devices.

Chemistry

Structure of atom, periodic table and periodicity in property, chemical bonding and molecular structure, redox reaction, chemical equilibrium, chemical kinetics, ionic equilibrium, acids and bases, energetic, colloidal state of matter, metals, s- block elements, d- block elements, valence of carbon and hybridization, structure and reactivity, pyrolysis, organo-metallic compound, saturated hydrocarbons, organic chemistry based on functional groups A, organic chemistry based on functional groups B, Aliphatic amines, aromatic compounds, synthesis and natural polymers, chemistry in action.

Mathematics

Algebra of complex number, relations and functions, matrices, vector, coordinate geometry, parabola, three-dimensional geometry, probability, functions, limit continuity, differentiability, derivatives, application of derivatives, successive differentiation, methods of integration, integration of functions, definite integral, quadrature.

Biology

Unity of life, continuity of life, plant psychology, environmental biology, botany and human welfare, invertebrates, vertebrates.

OUAT Preparation Tips

There are some OUAT Preparation Tips 2021 for candidates so that they can prepare themselves for the exam. These preparation tips are listed below:

  • Applicants can take help from the NCERT books of class 11th and 12th in order to prepare for the OUAT exam.
  • Candidates can refer to books available in pdf format and also EBooks which are available online. EBooks are very easy and portable.
  • An aspirant must practice from previous years’ question papers. These papers will provide ideas about the questions asked in the exam, Therefore, aspirants can prepare well through previous years papers.

OUAT 2021 Admit Card

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology will issue the OUAT Admit Card 2021 on the official website. Aspirants can access and download the admit card by using their user ID and password. No candidate will receive the admit card via post or on their registered email ID. Admit Card of OUAT 2021 will act as an important document because candidates without an admit card will not be allowed to enter the examination hall and appear for the exam. There will be a number of information imprinted on the admit card which includes details about the applicant and also of the entrance examination. The OUAT 2021 Hall Ticket will also contain a number of instructions regarding the entrance exam.

Aspirants are advised to carry any of the id proofs along with the admit card among the following listed proofs:

  • School or College ID card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Passport
  • Pan Card
  • Voter ID
  • Driving License

NOTE – If there is any discrepancy in the admit card, then the candidate must immediately inform the concerned authorities and get it rectified before the day of an entrance exam. Candidates can contact on the following numbers:

OUAT Exam Centres 2021

There are a total of 24 OUAT Exam Centers 2021 within the state of Orissa where the examination will be conducted. Applicants will be given an opportunity to select at most 3 exam centres as per their convenience while filling the application form. The exam conducting body will allot the exam centres to candidates. The centre once allotted will not be changed under any situation. There might be a chance where an aspirant will be allotted with the Exam Centre of OUAT 2021 other than the selected if there will no vacancy.

Various OUAT 2021 Exam Centres are mentioned below:

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

Participating Institutes

There are a total of 9 OUAT Participating Institutes 2021 which grants admission under various courses offered by Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology. These participating institutes are mentioned below:

  • College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Agriculture, Bhawanipatna
  • College of Agriculture, Chiplima
  • College of Forestry, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Horticulture, Chiplima
  • College of Fisheries, Rangeilunda
  • College of Community Science, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar

OUAT Answer Key 2021

OUAT Answer Key 2021 will be published by Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology. The university will release the preliminary answer key first. Aspirants can access the answer key via online mode on the official website soon after the conclusion of the exam. The Answer Key of OUAT 2021 contains all the correct responses to the questions that will be asked in the OUAT 2021 exam. With the help of an answer key, applicants will be able to evaluate their expected scores even before the declaration of result. Therefore, candidates who will appear in the exam eagerly wait for OUAT 2021 Answer Key.

OUAT Cutoff 2021

Orissa University will release OUAT Cutoff 2021 for various courses offered by the university in order to grant admission to students. The cutoff will be available only via online mode on the official website of the university. The cutoff of OUAT 2021 is the minimum qualifying marks required by aspirants in order to get admission. Therefore, candidates who desire for admission must score above or equal to the released Cutoff. If applicants fail to meet the OUAT 2021 Cutoff then they will be disqualified from taking admission. The University will also publish the Merit Lista after releasing the Cutoff. Based on this merit list, candidates will be invited to participate in the Counselling process.

OUAT Result 2021

The concerned authority will announce OUAT 2021 Result after the commencement of the exam. The result will be available on the admission portal and will be available in the form of the scorecard. Candidates will be able to check their results by logging in using their application number, contact number, and date of birth. The admission authority advises all aspirants to take a print out of their Result of OUAT 2021 for future admission formalities.

OUAT Merit List 2021

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology will release the OUAT Merit List 2021. This list will be published soon after the declaration of the result. The merit list will contain the names of all the qualified aspirants of the OUAT 2021 examination. The names will be in the order of score obtained by candidates and this score will be valid for only one year.

The score of candidates will be evaluated based on the academics and entrance exam as prescribed in the table below:

Performance ParameterPercentage
Performance in class 10th or equivalent exam25%
Performance in class 12th or equivalent exam25%
OUAT 2021 Exam50%
Total100%

OUAT Counselling 2021

The exam conducting body will organize the OUAT 2021 Counselling for all the qualified candidates whose names will be mentioned in the merit list. The counselling process will commence once the merit list is out. Applicants must report in person along with their parents or guardian to the notified venues at the specified date and time. At the time of Counselling of OUAT 2021, aspirants are advised to carry their original documents for verification purposes. Upon successful verification, seats will be allotted to applicants based on their merit, availability of seats and course selected for admission. If candidates want to confirm the allotted seat then they have to pay a requisite tuition fee. Also, candidates have to report to the allotted college to finish the admission formalities.

Documents Required At Time Of OUAT Counselling 2021

Aspirants have to carry a number of documents for verification and they are listed below:

  • OUAT 2021 Admit Card
  • OUAT 2021 Scorecard
  • Class 10th Mark sheet
  • Class 12th Mark sheet
  • Passing Certificate
  • Transfer or Leaving Certificate from Institute last attended
  • Migration Certificate
  • Caste or Category certificate (For SC/ST categories)
  • Proof of date of birth
  • Certificate of Physical Fitness
  • Passport sized colored photographs

OUAT Seat Matrix 2021

The various participating institutes offer near around 665 seats for admission to candidates appearing for OUAT 2021 exam. The table below displays the OUAT Seat Matrix 2021 but this matrix is as per the last year’s record. If there will be any reduction or addition in the seats for this year then it will be updated on the official website of the University.

Participating InstitutesNumber of Seats Available
College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar211
College of Agriculture, Bhawanipatna60
College of Agriculture, Chiplima60
College of Forestry, Bhubaneswar60
College of Horticulture, Chiplima60
College of Fisheries, Rangeilunda40
College of Community Science, Bhubaneswar32
College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Bhubaneswar80
College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar60

OUAT 2021 FAQs

Question- How to apply for OUAT 2021?
Ans- One can apply in an online mode at the official site.

Question- What is the total marks OUAT exam takes place?
Ans- 200.

Question- What are the subjects accounted for OUAT 2021?
Ans- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology.

Question- Is there any negative marking for OUAT 2021?
Ans- There is no negative marking.

 

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