OUAT 2017 is the Entrance Exam for admission to UG course in Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology. OUAT 2017 will be conducted for admission into UG Course for both boys & girls for the academic session 2017-18. Candidates can get here detailed information regarding OUAT 2017 such as application form, eligibility criteria, fee, admit card, selection process etc. on this page.

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OUAT 2017 – Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology

Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology will be released notification for OUAT 2017 entrance test for admission to the followings UG course. OUAT 2017 Entrance Examination for selection of candidates for admission into above courses will be conducted in different centres spreading all over the State.

Important Dates

Events Dates
Submission of Application online Form A 01 Apr to 10 May 2017
Downloading of Admit card 25 May to 04 Jun 2017
Date of Entrance Examination 04 Jun 2017 (10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.)
Submission of Form ‘B’ (on line ) 08 Jun to 22 Jun 2017
Counseling and admission 17 Jul to 21 Jul 2017

Eligibility Criteria

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Students admitted into B.Sc.(Hons.)Agriculture/ B.Sc.(Hons.)Horticulture / B.Sc.(Hons.) Forestry /B.Sc.(Hons.)Community Science without having Mathematics or Biology at the +2 level will have to make up their deficiency by taking pre-requisite courses in the subject (Mathematics / Biology) to be offered during the first two semesters.

OUAT 2017 Entrance Exam Pattern

The Entrance Examination will be of multiple choice question (MCQ) for 200 marks of two hours duration and the medium of Examination will be English. The Entrance Examination will be held on 04.06.2017 (10.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.). 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.

There is no negative marks for wrong answer.

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/ improvement, the average marks of the 1st and 2nd examinations will be taken for computation of the weighted score.

Intake Capacity and Breakup of Seats

Reservation: ICAR/VCI – 15%, SC-8%, ST- 12 %, GCH-5% Ph.Handicapped.-3%

For Agro-Polytechnic Pass Out Students of OUAT

  • For pass out students of Diploma in Agro-Polytechnic Course of OUAT, 10% of the intake capacity of respective streams of Diploma in Agro-Polytechnic Course are kept reserved in different UG Courses, over and above the intake capacity of these discipline on cost sharing basis.
  • Seat breakup for different courses i.e. Agriculture/Horticulture/Fishery and Veterinary science & A.H. are 12 Nos. of seats in B.Sc.(Hons.)Agriculture out of which 6 Nos. of seats each in the College of Agriculture, Chiplima and Bhawanipatna, 4 Nos. of seats for B.Sc.(Hons.)Horticulture at College of Horticulture Chiplima, 2 Nos. of seats for B.F.Sc.at College of Fisheries, Rangeilunda and 2 Nos. of seats for B.V.Sc. & A.H. at College of Veterinary Sc. & A.H., Bhubaneswar.

OUAT 2017 Selection Procedure

There will be a COMMON ENTRANCE EXAMINATION for 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. The candidates for admission will be selected solely on the basis of Merit (Weighted Score) which is based on his/her academic career and performance in the Entrance Examination. If two or more candidates secure the same computed score, the tie shall be resolved and their merit positions will be decided on the basis of higher marks in the Entrance Examination or +2 Science or HSC/equivalent in that order.

The candidates seeking admission into B.Sc.(Hons.)Forestry Course should qualify Physical Endurance Test to be conducted one day before their respective day of the counseling of each category, failing which their candidature for the admission into B.Sc.(Hons.)Forestry course will not be considered. To appear at Physical Endurance Test, the candidate must come with a certificate of Physical Fitness(Annexure-VII) as issued by the medical officer not below the rank of CDMO within the prior period of 30 days with respect to physical capacity to undergo an endurance test of brisk walking of 25 km for male and 14 km for female within four hours and the candidates should posses the minimum physical standard as follows.

Eligibility requirement (B.Sc. Forestry)

1) Height

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

2) Chest girth

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

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

  • Male = 25 km
  • Female = 14 km

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