OUAT 2020: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

Exam NameOUAT is also known as Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology. 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 agriculturehorticultureveterinary science and animal husbandryagriculture engineering, etc.

OUATentrance helps applicants for the UG, PG & Doctoral courses. Only the candidates who will successfully qualify this entrance test will get admission in the University and its affiliated colleges.

The University offers courses in the field of agriculture, horticulture, veterinary science, animal husbandry, agriculture engineering and technology, fishery science, home science, and forestry.

Courses Offered

UG Courses:

BSc (Ag), BSc (Forestry), BSc (Horticulture), B.Tech (Agriculture Eng.), BFSC, B.Sc (Home Science).

PG Courses:

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

OUAT 2020 Exam Dates

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

Events (For UG courses)UG Courses
Availability of application formMar-Apr 2020
Downloading of Form-‘A’-cum-admit cardMay 2020
Entrance examMay 2020
Last date of receipt of filled-in application form-‘B’ (hard copy)June 2020
Counseling dateJuly 2020

 

EventsPG CoursesPh.D. Course
Availability of application formMay-June 2020July 2020
Last date for receipt of application form by postJune 2020July 2020
Entrance examJune 2020August 2020
Result DeclarationJuly 2020August 2020
Counseling dateJuly 2020August 2020

 

OUAT 2020 Application Form

The applicants can apply for QUAT 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.
  • The application form can be filled from the 3rd week of February 2020.
  • Candidates must upload passport size color photograph in the 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 the Form-B after appearing the entrance exam.
  • Form-B is required to be submitted offline with all the prescribed enclosures within the prescribed dates

QUAT 2020 Application Fee

The fee for the QUAT 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 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are different for each course.

For UG Courses:

UG CourseMinimum QualificationSubjects 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. Programme
:

PG & Ph.D. CourseMinimum 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 minimum 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 minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc. (Biotechnology)Three years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Biotechnology) with minimum 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. CourseMinimum Qualification
PhysicsM.Sc. in Physics with minimum 55% marks.
ChemistryM.Sc in Chemistry with minimum 55% marks.
MathematicsM.Sc in Mathematics with minimum 55% marks.
BotanyM.Sc in Botany with minimum 55% marks.
ZoologyM.Sc in Zoology with minimum 55% marks.
MicrobiologyM.Sc in Microbiology with minimum 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 total 200 marks & for PG & D. applicants the paper will be for total 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 contains 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.
SubjectsMaximum Marks
Physics66
Chemistry66
Mathematics/Biology68
Total200


OUAT 2020 How to Prepare for Exam

Exam preparation tips:

  • 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 the healthy & nutritious diet.
  • Manage your time for some exercise and yoga it will keep you fit and healthy

OUAT2019 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 in graduate level.

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

OUAT 2020 Exam Admit Card

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 will be released in the second week of April 2020. Hall ticket 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 exams

OUAT 2020 Exam Result

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

  • Applicants will have to log in with their registration number to get their result.
  • 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 future.

OUAT 2020 Merit List

The merit list will be prepared by candidate’s marks secured in the entrance exam. Only the candidates whose name will be present in 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 weightage below:

CriteriaPercentage Allotted
HSC/ Equivalent25%
1+2 SC Equivalent25%
Entrance Examination50%
Total100%

OUAT 2020 Exam Counselling/Admission

Applicants who score good marks and eligible for counseling.

  • 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 July 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 2nd week of May 2020 to 3rd week of June 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 the 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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