OUAT 2020: Counseling (Started), Rank Card (Out), Merit List, Admission Procedure

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Exam NameOUAT 2020 Vacant Seat List has been Released for Spot Round Admission. Rank Card for UG Admission has been Available on 23rd November 2020. OUAT is also known as Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology. It is the University Level Entrance Test. The OUAT Exam will take place Admission into Different types Programs UG, PG, Ph.D., and Other Relative Courses.

Candidates can get admission into Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Agriculture Engineering, etc after their attempts OUAT Exam 2020. This is a university-level entrance test organized every year for providing admission in various UG, PG, Ph.D., and other courses.

Students will get admission in the fields of Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Agriculture Engineering, etc. OUAT entrance helps applicants for the UG, PG & Doctoral courses. Only the candidates who will successfully qualify for this entrance test will get admission to the University and its affiliated colleges.

Courses Offered

UG Courses:

B.Sc (Ag), B.Sc (Forestry), B.Sc (Horticulture), B.Tech (Agriculture Eng.), B.F.SC, B.Sc (Home Science).

PG Courses:

M.Sc (Maths), M.Sc (Chemistry), M.Sc (Botany), M.Sc (Physics), M.Sc (Zoology), M.Sc (Biotechnology), Ph. D. courses.

OUAT 2020 Notification – Counseling Started

New OUAT 2020 for UG Courses Vacant Seat List has been Released for Spot Round Admission. Click Here to Check counseling Details.

New OUAT 2020 Seat Allotment has been released for UG Course. Click Here to Check Allotment Details.

New OUAT 2020 UG Counseling Registration & Choice Filling has been started on 30th November 2020. Click Here to Check Counseling Details.

OUAT 2020 Rank Card for UG Admission has been Available on 23rd November 2020. Click Here to Check Rank Card Details.

OUAT 2020 Quick Links

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Notification (Released) Notice, UG Prospectus, PG Prospectus
Important Dates (Announced) Click Here
Application Form/Registration (Started) Click Here
How to Fill Application Online  Click Here
Admit Card/ Hall Ticket (Available) Click Here
Answer key  Click Here
Result/Merit List (Declared) Click Here
Cut Off Click Here
Counseling/Admission Procedure (Started) Click Here
Eligibility Click Here
Exam Pattern Click Here
Syllabus Click Here

OUAT 2020 Highlights

Exam Name OUAT
Full-Form Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology
Exam Types UG & PG Level
Exam Level University Level
Courses Offered Medical, Engineering
Conducting Body Orrisa University
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Online
Exam Date 11th October 2020 (UG Course) 15th November 2020 (PG Course)
Exam Duration 2 Hrs.
Official Website http://www.ouat.nic.in/
Helpline (0674)-2397970/2397818/ 2397719
Email Id [email protected]

OUAT 2020 Exam Dates

The information about the important dates and events are as per below.

Events (For UG courses) Dates (Announced)
Availability of application form 20th February 2020
Submission of Form-‘A’-cum-Online 16th June 2020 (Extended)
Online Fee Payment 17th June 2020
Submission of Form-‘B’-cum-Online 8th – 20th October 2020
Admit Card Availability 3rd October 2020
Entrance exam (Out) 11th October 2020
Declaration of Entrance Mark 15th November 2020
Last date of receipt of filled-in application form-‘B’ (hard copy)
Declaration of weightage and Rank 23rd November 2020
Counseling Process 30th November 2020
Admission of State Govt. Sponsored Candidates To be Announced
Orientation Programme & Commencement of class To be Announced

For PG Courses

Events Dates (Announced) 
Submission of Application Online 12th August 2020
Last Date to pay an Application fee 30th September 2020
Application Editing 11th September 2020
Uploading of final qualifying examination OGPA / Equivalent Marks 20th September 2020
Admit Card Available on 3rd November 2020
Date and time of Entrance Examination 15th November 2020

For AGRO-Polytechnic Pass Out Students of OUAT Only

Events Dates (Announced) 
Submission of Application Form-A online 3rd Apr – 31st May 2020 (Edit option available till the last date of application)
Downloading of Admit Card 2nd November 2020
Date of Entrance Examination 8th November 2020
Declaration of weightage and rank To be Announced
Counseling process To be notified later on OUAT website

OUAT 2020 Application Form

The applicants can apply for the OUAT entrance examination by filling the online form.

  • The applicants who want to apply for the PG and D. courses can find the Application Form in Offline Mode.
  • OUAT 2020 Application Form for PG Course has been released on 12th August 2020.
  • OUAT 2020 Application Form for Agro Polytechnic (Form A) has been available from 25th June to 16th July 2020.
  • The Application form has been started from 20th February 2020.
  • Candidates must upload passport size color photographs according to the specified format.
  • Applicants who want to apply offline can download and print the application form through the official website of the University.
  • The filled application form needs to be sent to “The Director, College of Basic Science & Humanities, OUAT, and Bhubaneswar-751003” before the last date.
  • The applicants also need to submit Form-B after appearing in the entrance exam.
  • Form-B is required to be submitted offline with all the prescribed enclosures within the prescribed dates

OUAT 2020 Application Fee

The fee for the OUAT Application is Rs.1000/- for all, and this can be paid through the SBI collect facility.

  • The application fee will be Rs. 1100/- for PG courses and Rs. 1050 for UG courses.
  • Online fee payment can be done through debit/credit card and net banking.
  • Students can also make the fee payment in cash through Common Service Centre (Jana Seva Kendra).

OUAT 2021

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology has organized the OUAT 2021 Examination for the applicants to offer them admission in various undergraduate, postgraduate, and other programs in the field of agriculture engineering & technology, horticulture, veterinary science, etc.

In the various affiliated colleges, admission will provide to the candidates. The OUAT 2021 Application Form will be started from the 4th week of February till the 1st week of April 2021.

OUAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria are different for each course.

For UG Courses:

UG Course Minimum Qualification Subjects in Qualifying Exam
B.Sc. (Ag), B.Sc. (Forestry), B.Sc. (Horticulture), B.V.Sc. & A.H., B.Tech (Ag. Engg.), B.F.Sc., B.Sc. (Home Science) 10+2 passed with Science subjects with minimum 50% aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST/PH applicants). PCM & PCB

Minimum Qualification Required for M.Sc. Program:

PG & Ph.D. Course Minimum Qualification
M.Sc. (Botany) Three years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Botany) with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc. (Chemistry) 3 years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Chemistry) 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc. (Mathematics) Three years B.Sc. (with Honours in Mathematics) / B.Sc. (Hons.)/Core/Major in Mathematics and computing with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc. (Microbiology) 3 years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Botany / Zoology /Microbiology / Biotechnology) / B.Sc. (Ag.) / B.V.Sc. & A.H / B.F.Sc./B.Sc.(Horticulture)/B.Tech.(Dairy Science/Biotechnology)/B.H.M.S with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc. (Physics) Three years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Physics)
M.Sc. (Zoology) Three years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Zoology) with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc. (Biotechnology) Three years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Biotechnology) with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc. (Computer Science) Three years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Computer Science) with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).

Minimum Qualification Required for Ph.D. Programme

Ph.D. Course Minimum Qualification
Physics M.Sc. in Physics with minimum 55% marks.
Chemistry M.Sc in Chemistry with minimum 55% marks.
Mathematics M.Sc in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks.
Botany M.Sc in Botany with a minimum of 55% marks.
Zoology M.Sc in Zoology with a minimum of 55% marks.
Microbiology M.Sc in Microbiology with a minimum of 6.5% or OGPA 6.5 

OUAT 2020 Exam Pattern

The information about the paper pattern is as per below.

  • Subjects Covered: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or Biology.
  • Type of Questions: Objective type.
  • Medium: English only.
  • Exam Duration: 2 hours.
  • Maximum Marks: For UG applicants the paper will be for a total of 200 marks & for PG & D. applicants the paper will be for a total of 100 marks which include 40 marks for objective type questions and 60 marks for short answer type questions.
  • Medium: The medium of examination will be English.
  • Mode: The exam will be conducted through offline mode.
  • Duration: The time duration of the exam will be 2 hours.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper will contain multiple-choice questions.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will be of 200 marks.
  • Marking Scheme1 mark will be awarded for the right answer.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
Subjects Maximum Marks
Physics 66
Chemistry 66
Mathematics/Biology 68
Total 200

OUAT 2020 How to Prepare for Exam

Exam preparation tips are given below:

  • Before starting preparation, you should analyze the syllabus prescribed for the examination.
  • Prepare a good time-table as per your daily schedule and include all the topics of the syllabus in your preparations.
  • Refer the best preparation books and other study materials available in the market or on the internet.
  • Practice from previous year question papers and sample papers to know more about the exam pattern
  • Mark all the important topics of the syllabus and prepare short notes and revise them at the end of preparations.
  • Don’t take stress while preparing for the exam and take a healthy & nutritious diet.
  • Manage your time for some exercise and yoga it will keep you fit and healthy

OUAT 2020 Exam Syllabus

The Syllabus consists of subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology similar to the HSC for UG courses.

In regards to the other courses do refer to the website for the info.

OUAT 2020 Syllabus will cover various topics from the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or Biology. For the UG level, the questions will be from the 12th level, and for PG courses, the syllabus will contain the topics from the relevant fields studied at the graduate level.

Candidates must check the complete syllabus online before starting the exam preparation.

OUAT 2020 Exam Admit Card

OUAT 2020 Admit Card has been Released for UG Courses. The admit card is also known as Hall ticket and will be released on the official portal. Candidates can download their OUAT 2020 Admit Card through online mode. The admit card has been released on 3rd October 2020. Hall tickets will not be sent by post to the candidates.

Applicants will be able to download the Admit card through online mode only. Admit cards/hall tickets is a mandatory document which has all the details such as Name, Roll Number, photograph, signature, examination schedule & examination center details, etc

Applicants who are attaining exams are informed to carry valid Original admit cards with id proof if applicants didn’t bring, applicants will not be allowed to attain exams in the examination hall.

Applicants who have successfully submitted their application can only download the admit cards. Its applicant’s responsibilities to keep their hall ticket safe until the completion of the exams

OUAT 2020 Exam Result

The release date for the results will be announced on the official website.

OUAT 2020 Result will be Declared after Examination.

Applicants will have to log in with their registration numbers to get their results. Results will be available on the official website a few days after the examination is completed.

It is also advised to keep extra printed copies of the results as they will be required in the future.

OUAT 2020 Merit List

The merit list will be prepared by the candidate’s marks secured in the entrance exam. Only the candidates whose name will be present on the merit list will be called for the counseling.

Candidates will be selected for admission into UG courses as per the performance in academics and entrance test. Check weight-age below:

Criteria Percentage Allotted
HSC/ Equivalent 25%
1+2 SC Equivalent 25%
Entrance Examination 50%
Total 100%

OUAT 2020 Counselling/Admission Procedure

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Applicants who score good marks and Eligible for Counseling.

OUAT 2020 Vacant Seat List has been Released for Spot Round Admission. The applicants who have been selected for the counseling have to submit all original required documents. Applicants will be informed, and all the details regarding counseling will be available through the official website of the University.

The applicants will be selected by the merit list.

OUAT 2020 Counselling will be conducted in the 4th week of October 2020. After the announcement of the results, candidates have to fill the form – B for taking part in the counseling process. The filling of Form-B will be released from the 15th of September 2020 to 30th September 2020.

As per the filled choices, merit list, category, and seat availability, seats will be allotted to eligible candidates. Candidates have to report to their respective departments for further admission procedure.

Candidates will be informed about counseling through online mode. Below we have mentioned important documents for the Counseling Process:

  • OUAT 2020 Rank Card
  • Caste certificate
  • Medical Fitness certificate
  • 10th and 12th Mark sheet and Certificates
  • Migration certificate
  • Permanent residential certificate
  • Passport size photographs, etc.

If you have any other questions about OUAT 2020, you can write your queries in the comments box below.

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  2. Das tanu subhash says:

    I’m from maharashtra, i want to give this OUAT2020 entrance examination. So how & where i have to give this exam?

  3. Kaustav roy says:

    How can i apply for pg programs.. Didn’t get any link for pg…

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