OUAT 2024: Notification (Soon), Application Form

Rajalakshmi BK
Rajalakshmi BK

Updated on - Jan 8, 2024

OUAT 2024 exam notification will be released in Apr 2024 on the official website. OUAT application form 2024 will be released for UG programs in Apr 2024. Candidates are advised to check the OUAT eligibility criteria 2024 before registering for the exam. 

OUAT stands for Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology. Every year, the OUAT entrance exam is conducted for admissions to UG and PG courses under the Agriculture and Technology discipline. The undergraduate and postgraduate admissions test is usually held on different dates across 24 cities.

Know More: OUAT Exam Pattern 2024

Read More: OUAT Syllabus 2024

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About OUAT 2024

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) Entrance examination allows students to choose the desired postgraduate, undergraduate, or special courses OUAT. OUAT provides the aspirants' admission in different fields like Agriculture, Veterinary, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Agriculture Engineering, Fishery Science, etc.

OUAT 2024 Highlights
Exam Name OUAT
Full Form Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology Common Entrance Test
Exam Level University Level
Conducted By Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology
Application Mode Online
Languages English 
Exam Mode Offline/Pen and paper-based test
Exam Duration 120 Minutes
Official Website  www.ouat.nic.in
Helpdesk 9078570345 | 0674-2397970 

OUAT 2024 Courses Offered

Candidates writing the OUAT 2024 examination are offered courses in both UG and PG courses, some of which have been tabulated below. 

OUAT 2024 Courses Offered
UG Courses PG Courses
B.Sc. Agriculture M.Sc. Botany
B.Sc. Forestry M.Sc. Chemistry
B.Sc. Horticulture M.Sc. Mathematics
B.V.Sc. & AH M.Sc. Microbiology
B.Tech. (Agril. Engg) M.Sc. Physics
B.F.Sc. M.Sc. Zoology
B.Sc. Home Science M.Sc. Biotechnology
M.Sc. Computer Science

OUAT 2024 Exam Date 

The organizing authorities will declare the dates for OUAT 2024 at Orissa University. The final schedule for the exam will be available in this section. These are tentative based on historical data and will be updated as soon as there’s confirmation from official sources. 

OUAT 2024 Exam Dates 
Events Dates - UG Dates - PG
Registration Start Date Apr 2024 May 2024
Last Date of Application Submission May 2024 Jun 2024
Admit Card Release Date Jun 2024 Jul 2024
OUAT UG 2024 Exam Date (CBT) Jun 2024 Jul 2024
OUAT 2024 Result Date Aug 2024 Aug 2024
Declaration of OUAT 2024 Rank List Aug 2024 Aug 2024
OUAT Counselling and Admissions Date Aug 2024 Sep 2024

Note: The dates are subject to change according to the notifications released by the authorities.

Read More: OUAT Exam Dates 2024

OUAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The conducting authorities had specified certain OUAT eligibility conditions that all the candidates are expected to satisfy. To apply for the courses, the candidates must possess some requisite educational qualifications, be of a certain age limit, and be Indian nationals. More details related to the OUAT eligibility criteria 2024 can be found below:

OUAT UG 2024 Educational Criteria

The subject combination that the candidate should have studied during +2 exams for different courses offered through OUAT is tabulated below:

Course Subject Combination
B.Sc. Hons in Agriculture PCM or PCB
B.Sc. Hons in Horticulture
B.Sc. Hons in Forestry
B.Sc. Hons in Home Science / Community Science
B.V.Sc and Animal Husbandry PCB

Academic Criteria: Approximately a candidate must have 50% or more as the minimum aggregate.
Reserved candidates must have at least 40% or more as an aggregate. The discussed percentages are valid for the candidates who took Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Biology at 10+2.

Age Criteria: Candidates must be 17 years or over by Dec 31, 2024.

Nationality Criteria: Indian.

OUAT PG 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The official authorities determine the eligibility conditions for OUAT PG. The OUAT PG Eligibility Criteria under different sections is mentioned below.

  • Academic Criteria: Candidates should have passed the B.Sc or UG course related to the PG course that he/she is opting for.
  • Age Criteria: There is no age limit
  • Nationality Criteria: Indian.

The candidate should make sure to check the OUAT 2024 eligibility criteria thoroughly.

OUAT 2024 Application Form

OUAT 2024 application form will be released on the official website. Candidates are required to go through the instructions and information before filling up the OUAT 2024 application form.

It is also mandatory for all applicants to make sure that they meet the eligibility criteria before applying for the OUAT 2024 exam. Failing to do so will result in the candidates being deemed ineligible, and the OUAT application form will be considered invalid. Students must go through the OUAT application process below to avoid any mistakes during the procedure.

Steps in OUAT 2024 Application Process

Candidates need to understand the application process for OUAT and follow the required instructions carefully. Candidates can go through the OUAT application process below to avoid any mistakes during the procedure.

Step 1: Fill out the OUAT 2024 Application Form and register

  • To begin the online registration process, they must visit the official website and click on the link 'Submission of Online Application Form for OUAT Common Entrance Examination 2024.
  • For the purpose of registration, candidates must submit a valid email address, mobile number, and Aadhaar number/enrollment number.
  • They must input the proper mobile number, as the institution will send an SMS to authenticate it using OTP.
  • The application form will then appear on the screen. Participants must fill out personal information (name, gender, date of birth, religion, category, and so on), academic information, and communication information (address, email ID and mobile number).
  • After you've filled out all of the fields on the application form, click 'Register and Proceed.' An application ID and password generated by a computer will be given to the registered mobile number via SMS.
  • On the applicant's login page, candidates must use this unique ID and password as login credentials.

Step 2: Payment of Application Fees

  • The non-refundable application fees for the OUAT 2024 common entrance test must be paid by each applicant. Fees can be paid in both an online and an offline way.
  • The costs can be paid online with a debit/credit card or using net banking. They can also pay in cash at a Common Service Center near them (Jana Seva Kendra).
  • The application cost is INR 1350 for all categories of candidates.
  • They must fill out the relevant payment information on the bank website, save the transaction receipt, and print it.

Step 3: Uploading Images and Documents

  • After that, applicants must upload scanned photographs of their passport-sized photo and signature.
  • Students interested in pursuing graduate and doctoral degrees must also upload certificates and mark memoranda. The prospectus will detail the required documents, as well as the size and format constraints.
  • A confirmation page will appear after you've completed all of the preceding stages. This page must be printed for future correspondence by candidates.
  • The following is the format and resolution of scanned copies of photograph and signature files:
Image Format Height x (in pixels) File size
Photograph .jpg/ jpeg 200 x 150 20- 50 KB
Signature .jpg/ jpeg 100 x 150 10- 20 KB

Read More: OUAT Application Form 2024.

OUAT 2024 Admit Card

OUAT 2024 admit cards for UG & PG programs will be released on the official webpage. When released, candidates can download the admit card from the official website. OUAT admit card is the most crucial document for the OUAT exam 2024, without which entry into the exam center will be prohibited. OUAT 2024 Admit card contains official information about the candidate and details regarding the exam center and schedule.

Steps to Download OUAT Admit Card

OUAT admit card can be downloaded from the official website of Orissa University. Candidates are advised to keep the OUAT admit card secure even after the exam is over for future reference. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to download the admit card:

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website of OUAT.
  • Step 2: They must click on the "OUAT Admit Card 2024" link.
  • Step 3: They must enter the required details (application number, contact number, and date of birth".
  • Step 4: Students must click on the "submit" button.
  • Step 5: The admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 6: Aspirants can check the details mentioned on the admit card.
  • Step 7: They can download and take a printout.

Note: Candidates should keep the admit card secure even after the exam is over for future reference.

Details on Admit Card

There are official details mentioned on the OUAT admit card for verification purposes and referential purposes as well. Candidates should find the below-mentioned details on their OUAT admit cards

  • Candidate's name
  • Father's name
  • Date of Birth
  • Candidate's residential address
  • Date and Time of the examination
  • Center of the examination

Candidates have to carry any one of the following documents with them on the day of the examination:

  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter ID Card
  • PAN Card
  • Driving License
  • School or College ID card
  • Passport
  • Passbook of a National Bank (with the photograph)

Read More: OUAT 2024 Admit Card

OUAT 2024 Exam Centres

Candidates will be able to select their OUAT exam centre preference from various corners of the state of Orissa. The OUAT exam centre selection is made during the application process. The candidates need to opt for an exam centre that is in their vicinity or which is easily accessible.

Post selecting the OUAT exam centre, it is tough to put in any further change requests. Hence, it is crucial for candidates to check and adequately choose their OUAT exam centre before the exam. The choices offered for OUAT exam centres are as follows:

OUAT Exam Centres
Angul Balangir Balasore
Baragarh Baripada Berhampur
Bhadrak Bhawanipatna Bhubaneswar
Boudh Cuttack Deogarh
Dhenkanal Jagatsinghpur Jajpur
Jeypore Jharasuguda Kendrapara
Keonjhar Khurda Malkangiri
Nabarangpur Nayagarh Nuapada
Paralakhemundi Phulbani Puri
Rayagada Rourkela Sambalpur

Candidates can regularly visit this page for further updates and information regarding the OUAT 2024 Exam Centres.

Map Representation

All the OUAT 2024 Exam Centres locations are depicted and shown on the map below.

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OUAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidates are required to go through the OUAT 2024 exam pattern to get an idea of the distribution of questions and topics in the OUAT 2024 exam. Then, knowing the OUAT 2024 exam pattern and marking scheme, they can formulate a plan for their preparation schedule and strategy for writing the OUAT exam. The exam pattern for the OUAT 2024 exam is mentioned below.

OUAT 2024 Exam Pattern
Subjects Total Marks
Biology/ Mathematics 68
Chemistry 66
Physics 66
Total 200

Read More: OUAT 2024 Exam Pattern

OUAT 2024 Syllabus

The OUAT 2024 syllabus help candidates to understand the subjects' overview based on which the questions will be asked in the OUAT examination. The OUAT 2024 syllabus will differ for the UG and PG levels. The OUAT entrance exam syllabus for UG courses will be based on the subjects studied by the candidates in the higher secondary (10+2) level.

On the other hand, the OUAT PG entrance exam syllabus will be based on the subjects studied by the candidates at the undergraduate level related to their chosen field.

The OUAT 2024 syllabus will be based on subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Mathematics, and Mental Aptitude. All 4 sections in the exam are for 50 marks each. Students can choose to attempt either Biology or Mathematics, depending on what they studied at the undergraduate level.

The total number of marks on the exam is 200 marks. Based on the weightage of each subject in the OUAT 2024 exam, students will have to plan and strategize their preparation.

Read More: OUAT Syllabus 2024

OUAT 2024 Preparation Tips

Candidates should know that it is essential to know specific tips and techniques to clear the OUAT 2024 exam with high scores. Strategizing and proper planning will allow the candidates to score well on the OUAT exam.

The candidates need to have complete knowledge about the topics while preparing for the OUAT 2024 Exam. Learning the topics one by one will help them remember the concepts and also cover a wide range of portions for the OUAT exam. 

Read More: OUAT 2024 Preparation Tips

OUAT 2024 Answer Key

There will be two phases of release for the OUAT 2024 answer keys. Candidate objections may be filed to the first one because it is provisional. The conducting authority will release the final answer keys once they have given all of the responses received a fair consideration. The complaints won't be taken into consideration if they aren't submitted with documentation.

Read More: OUAT 2024 Answer Key

OUAT 2024 Result

OUAT 2024 results will be declared for UG and PG programs on the official website. The rank card can be download from the official website. The rank cards and mark cards for the candidates who appeared for the exam will be released, which can be downloaded by them using their application number and date of birth.

OUAT 2024 results will be announced after the exams are conducted successfully. The result will be available on the official website. Candidates should be aware that the OUAT 2024 result is entirely based on their OUAT exam performance. Hence, applicants need to prepare well and perform. Based on the performance, the answers was evaluated and the OUAT results released. 

How to Check OUAT 2024 Result?

OUAT 2024 result will be available on the official website. Candidates can check and view their results by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Step 1: Students must visit the official website of Odisha University.
  • Step 2: They must vlick on the 'Admissions' tab on the dashboard.
  • Step 3: Select the respective link to download the rank cards, and go to the 'Downloads' section.
  • Step 4: Click on the download icon and enter the login credentials. 
  • Step 5: Download and save the rank cards for future reference. 

Read More: OUAT Results 2024

OUAT 2024 Counselling

OUAT 2024 counselling process will commence after the declaration of results on the official website. Candidates are allotted seats based on their availability and their ranks. The admission process for UG program will take place in Jun 2024. Candidates must carry rank card and original documents during admission process. 

The candidate had to clear the OUAT entrance exam to be qualified for course admission. The score obtained by the applicant in the OUAT exam should be more than the minimum cut-off set by the OU for admissions. Based on the cut-off scores counselling and admission processes will take place for the candidates.

Read More: OUAT 2024 Counselling

OUAT 2024 Cut Off

Certain aspects are taken into consideration while preparing the OUAT cut-off. The authorities evaluate the percentage of applicants and seats available before setting the city off for the examination. The various factors determining the OUAT cut-off 2024 are as follows:

  • The total number of candidates appearing for the OUAT 2024 Examination
  • Category of aspirants applying for any particular course
  • Seats available and Difficulty of the question paper
  • In previous years OUAT cut off based on trends and analysis

Candidates will have to secure the set minimum score to be able to move to the selection process. Find the steps to find OUAT 2024 cut-off here. 

OUAT Contact Details

In case of any questions or queries, candidates can reach out to the concerned authorities through the following contact details. 

  • Mobile Number: 9078570345 | 0674-2397970 (111/218)
  • Official Website: www.ouat.nic.in


Can I make changes in the information after the application form submission?

No, the candidates cannot make any changes after submission of the application.

What is OUAT Exam? 

OUAT is an Entrance examination which allows you to choose the desired postgraduate, undergraduate, or special courses.

What is the application fee for the Postgraduate Courses?

 The application fee for Postgraduate Courses is INR 1350.

What is the total number of questions in OUAT?

OUAT exam has 200 questions. Each subject Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology and Mental Aptitude has 50 questions each.

What are the subjects that will come in the exam?

The exam will be based on 4 subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Maths. Candidates can check the entire syllabus in the above section. 

Is there physical reporting for counselling?

Candidates will have to report to the college for admissions.



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