OUAT 2015 – Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology

OUAT 2015 is the Common Entrance Exam for admission to UG courses in Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology. OUAT 2015 will be held on May 31, 2015 for different Under Graduate programmes by the University. Candidates can get here detailed information regarding OUAT 2015 for admission in academic session 2015-2016. Courses offered include B.Sc (Agriculture), B.Sc (Forestry), B.Sc (Horticulture), B.V.Sc & AH, B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering), B.F.Sc, B.Sc (Home Science).

Official Notification of OUAT 2015

The University has officially announced the date of exam via admission notice. The detailed official notification of OUAT 2015 is as given below.

OUAT Entrance Exam 2015 Notification

Important Dates

  • Submission of Application Online: 2nd week of March 2015.
  • Admit Card Download: April 2015.
  • Date of Entrance Examination: 31 May 2015.
  • Declaration of Result: June 2015.

This page is being updated with previous year information regarding OUAT. Stay tuned to know more about OUAT 2015 entrance exam.

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OUAT 2015 Application Form

Eligible candidates will be required to submit OUAT 2015 online application form. The application form for OUAT 2015 UG entrance exam will be issued in the second week of March 2015. Detailed information such as how to apply, application fee, shall be updated accordingly.

Class 10+2 passed or appeared students of science stream can apply for OUAT UG Entrance Exam 2015.

Candidates may please note that insofar, only the notification for exam dates and application form has been published by Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology for OUAT 2015. Further information such as details of application fee, downloading admit card, exam pattern, eligibility, will be announced by second week of March 2015. As soon as the information brochure of OUAT 2015 is published, those details will be updated here. Given below are some details as taken from last year’s OUAT information brochure. The information below is only for the reference of candidates to give an idea of the exam and OUAT admissions. Below information is from past year’s prospectus, and subject to change.

Intake and Breakup of Seats

Name of the Course   
Name of the College
GENERAL SEAT COST SHARING SEATS TOTAL NOS. OF SEAT
 Reserved Category   un- reserved   Total ReservedCategory Un- reserved TOTAL
 ICAR/ VCI  SC  ST  GCH  Ph. Dis.  NRI  SC  ST
B.Sc. (Ag.) College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar. 17 17 8 6 3 61 112 10 12 6 52 80 192
B.Sc. (Ag.) College of Agriculture, Chiplima 7 7 4 2 1 27 48 0 0 0 0 0 48
B.Sc. (Ag.) College of Agriculture, Bhawanipatna 7 7 4 2 1 27 48 0 0 0 0 0 48
B. Sc. (Hort.) College of Horticulture Chiplima 4 4 2 1 1 16  (including
5 seats for western Odisha candidates
28 0 3 2 15 20 48
B.Sc. (Forestry) College of Forestry, Bhubaneswar 4 4 2 1 1 16 28 0 3 2 15 20 48
B.V.Sc. & A.H. College of Vety. Sc.& A.H. Bhubaneswar 6 6 3 2 1 22 40 5 6 3 26 40 80
B.Tech. (Agril.Engg.) College ofAgril. Engg.& Technology, Bhubaneswar 5 5 2 2 1 17 32 5 5 2 20 32 64
B.F.Sc College of Fisheries, Rangeilunda 3 3 2 1 1 10 20 0 4 2 22 28 48
B.Sc. (HomeScience) College of Home Science, Bhubaneswar 5 5 2 2 1 17 32 0 0 0 0 0 32
Total 58 58 29 19 11 213 388 20 33 17 150 220 608

Reservation: ICAR/VCI:15%, SC-15%, ST- 7.5 %, GCH-5% Ph.Dis.-3%.

OUAT 2015 Selection Procedure

Candidates may please note that insofar, only the notification for exam dates and application form has been published by Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology for OUAT 2015. Details of selection procedure for OUAT 2015 will be announced by second week of March 2015. As soon as the information brochure of OUAT 2015 is published, those details will be updated here. Given below are some details of selection procedure of OUAT as taken from last year’s information brochure. The information below is only for the reference of candidates to give an idea of the exam and OUAT selection procedure. Below information is from past year’s prospectus, and subject to change.

Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology will conduct common entrance exam OUAT 2015 for admission into B.Sc.(Ag), B.Sc. (Forestry), B. Sc. (Horticulture), B.F.Sc., B.V.Sc. & A.H., B. Tech. (Agril. Engg.) and B.Sc.(Home Science) courses.

  • The candidates for admission will be selected solely on the basis of Merit which is based on his/her academic career performance, Entrance Examination and Extra curricular activities.
  • If two or more candidates secure the same computed score, the tie is expected to be resolved and their merit positions will be decided on the basis of higher marks in the Entrance Examination or +2 Science/equivalent or HSC/equivalent in that order.
  • The candidates seeking admission into B.Sc (Forestry) Course should qualify Physical Endurance Test to be conducted before counseling of each category. To appear at Physical Endurance Test, the candidates should posses the minimum physical standard.

Physical Standards / Eligibility requirement

The physical standards last year were as follows.

1) Height

  • Male (General & SC) = 163cm.,ST = 152cm
  • Female (General & SC) = 150cm., ST = 145cm

2) Chest girth

  • Male = 79cm to 84cm (Minimum 5 cm. expansion)
  • Female =74cm to 79 cm (Minimum 5 cm. expansion)

3) Physical capacity for Fast walking in four hours :-

  • Male = 25km
  • Female = 14km

OUAT 2015 Entrance Exam Pattern

Candidates may please note that details of exam pattern for OUAT 2015 will be announced by second week of March 2015. As soon as the information brochure of OUAT 2015 is published, those details will be updated here. Given below are some details of exam pattern of OUAT as taken from last year’s information brochure. The information below is only for the reference of candidates to give an idea of the exam and OUAT entrance exam pattern. Below information is from past year’s prospectus, and subject to change.

The Entrance Examination will be of objective(multiple choice) test for 200 marks of two hours duration and the medium of Examination will be English. The subjects of examination and marks distribution are indicated below.

Subjects Marks
Physics 66
Chemistry 66
Mathematics/Biology 68
Total 200

Candidates are to answer Physics, Chemistry and either Mathematics or Biology.

Weightage to Academic Career and Entrance Examination

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

a) H.S.C. / equivalent 25%
b) +2 Sc. /equivalent 25%
c) Entrance Examination 50%*
Total 100%

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

  • The H.S.C. marks without extra optional and +2 Science mark in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology (whichever is higher) will be taken in to account.
  • 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.

Candidates with outstanding records in extra curricular activities as detailed below will be given extra weightage over the score computed from career marks and marks secured in the Entrance Examination. The following percentage of marks under different extra curricular activities of the students will be added to the computed score of the Academic Career and Entrance Examination to arrive at the final score.

  Extra Curricular Activities Percentage of Score to be added
NCC Candidates who have passed ‘B’ Certificate 10%
OR
 NSS  Volunteers who have Direct admission without Entrance Examination subject to eligibility
i) Represented the country in NSS at the International Level 7%
ii) Received National Award 5%
iii) Received State NSS Award 3%
iv) Found to be the best at the University level
OR
SPORTS Candidates who have represented the State in any sports events at all India level. 10%
OR
Candidates who have represented the Country in any sports event at International levelDirect Admission without Entrance Examination subject to Eligibility, production and verification by Dean, Students’ Welfare for sports certificate.

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