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OUAT Admissions 2023: Dates, Application Form (Out), Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process

Sukriti Vajpayee
Sukriti VajpayeeUpdated On: May 13, 2023 02:14 pm IST

Candidates who applied for undergraduate agriculture courses in Orissa and took the OUAT entrance exam can check out all the relevant details in this article. 

OUAT Admissions 2023: Dates, Application Form (Out), Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process

The application deadline for the OUAT 2023 (PG programmes) by Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology is until 8 June, 2023. The Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) was established in 1962 and is the second oldest agricultural university in India. OUAT has nine constituent colleges and all of them are dedicated to education and research in the field of agriculture. OUAT is envisioned to become a globally recognised university that provides leading-edge education, extension, research, and outreach in agriculture and allied sciences.

For applicants to Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology's multiple courses, the university holds the OUAT 2023 entrance examination (OUAT). Candidates are advised to review the eligibility requirements, exam format, application form, admit card, and results provided by the university before submitting an application for OUAT 2023. The OUAT 2023 entrance exams date is 22 and 23 June, 2023 and will be held in a computer-based mode (CBT). 

The details of admission to the Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology 2023 are provided in this article. Candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of agriculture and taking admission in one of the best agriculture institutes in India can find all the details regarding OUAT 2023 admissions here.

OUAT 2023 Important Dates

Candidates must always be aware of all the important dates regarding OUAT 2023 undergraduate admissions so that they are able to fulfil all formalities before any deadline expires. It is imperative to follow the timelines set by the university. The important dates of OUAT 2023 are given here. Candidates can check the dates here so as to be careful about the last dates of each event and not miss any important updates.


OUAT Application Form 2023 Date

Form A: 06.04.2023 to 09.05.2023 (Payment of Application fee till 10.05.2023)
Form B: 26.06.2023 to 17.07.2023

Availability of admit card

10 days before the start of the examination

Mock Test

15 days before the start of the examination

Date of Entrance Examination (CBT mode)

22.06.2023 & 23.06.2023

Availability of students’ response sheet on website and candidates’ challenge

05.07.2023 to 07.07.2023 (Tentative)

Declaration of entrance examination score in percentile

21.07.2023 (Tentative) 

Submission of Application Form B (online)

26.06.2023 to 17.07.2023 

Declaration of OUAT Rank


Availability of Intimation cum Rank Card online

08.08.2023 (tentative)

Counselling & Admission

16.08.2023 to 29.08.2023 

Courses offered through OUAT 2023

Provided below is the list of undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered through OUAT 2023

B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

B.V.Sc & A.H.

B.Tech.(Agril. Engg.) 

B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry

B. Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture 


B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science


M.Sc. (Ag.)

M.Sc. (Ag.) in Biotechnology

M.V. Sc.

M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agricultural Statistics

M.Sc. Community Science

M.Tech. (Agril. Engg)

M.F.Sc. Aquaculture

M.Sc. Forestry

Also Read:B.Sc Agriculture Admissions 2023

OUAT 2023 Application Process

Candidates who wish to apply for admission to Undergraduate Agricultural Courses must appear in the OUAT entrance examination 2023. To appear in OUAT 2023, candidates must fill in the online application which will be released on the official website of OUAT, i.e.

Following is the step- by step procedure explaining the OUAT Application Process 2023:

Step1: Fill in the Application Form A

Candidates must read the instructions carefully for undergraduate courses and fill in the online application released on the official website. A login ID must be created to access the application form. Students must visit the “Student login” tab for UG Admission-2023” and apply.

Candidates can also edit the application form before the application deadline expires. It is advisable that the aspirant review the application to avoid any mistakes before the final submission of the application.

Step 2: Pay the application fee

After filling out the application candidates must pay the application fee. The application fee is INR 1,500/-. Payment can be done online. Receipt for the same will be automatically generated on the screen.

Step 3: Upload Photograph and Signature

Candidates must upload their Scanned full signature and passport-sized photograph failing which the application will be rejected. Here are specifications that aspirants must follow before uploading the aforementioned documents:



File Size

File Format


200 px X 150 px

20 kb to 50 kb

JPG/ JPEG format


100 px X 150 px

10 kb to 20 kb

JPG/ JPEG format

Step 4: Take the Application printout

After filling up the application, candidates must take the filled application form for future references.

Orissa B.Sc Agriculture Eligibility Criteria 2023

Following are the general eligibility criteria for admission in B.Sc Agriculture in Orissa:

  • The candidate must have passed Class 12th.

  • The candidate must have completed Class 12th in PCM or PCB stream.

  • The minimum marks obtained in the qualifying examination should be 50%. SC/ ST/ PwD candidates must have scored 40%.

  • Those candidates who have not studied Mathematics or Biology Class 12th will have to take prerequisite courses in Mathematics or Biology that will be offered in the College in the first two semesters.

OUAT 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates who will be appearing in the examination must carry the admit card at the exam centre along with valid ID proof at the test centre. The OUAT 2023 paper will consist of 4 sections- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology and Mental Ability. The level of the questions will be of Class 10th and Class 12th Science subjects.



Question Type

Objective type Questions


2 hours (120 minutes)

Total No. of Exam Sections


Medium of Instructions


Total questions


Maximum Marks


Negative marking


Provided below is the subject-wise weightage for OUAT 2023:




50 marks


50 marks

Mathematics/ Biology

50 marks

Mental Ability

50 marks

Grand Total

200 marks

OUAT 2023 Admit Card

Aspirants can download OUAT 2023 Admit Card online. No hall tickets will be sent via post or email. Here are a few steps explaining how to download the OUAT admit card 2023:

  • Visit the official website.

  • Click on ‘Download Admit Card’ mentioned on the homepage.

  • Enter user id as well as password.

  • Click on 'Submit'

  • View the admit card and download it for future reference.

Also Read: Odisha B.Sc Agriculture Admission 2023

OUAT 2022 Results

OUAT Results 2023 will be declared in online mode. Here are a few steps on how to download OUAT results 2023:

  • Visit the official website and log in using your login id and password.

  • Go to the Admission tab and click on the link stating “CLICK HERE to access the OUAT UG Entrance Examination Marks 2023”.

  • Select the “OUAT UG Entrance Exam 2023” option. 

  • Enter your login id and password and click on Submit.

  • View the result and download the same for future reference.

OUAT Admission Process 2023

Admissions at Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology are done strictly on the basis of merit. The OUAT entrance exam is conducted to gauge a student’s knowledge and aptitude regarding the subject. The marks scored by the candidate in the OUAT entrance test, as well as the aggregate, marks he/ she obtains in class 12th are considered for admitting him/ her. A common entrance test is held every year for the admission of students in the various courses that are offered at OUAT. Candidates are required to perform well in the OUAT entrance test 2023 in order to secure their admission in the university.

The weightage for admission is given below:



H.S.C.or equivalent


S.S.C or equivalent (PCM/ PCB)


Entrance Exam




OUAT Counselling 2023

OUAT 2023 counselling session will only be held for those candidates who have qualified the exam. Students need to be present at the counselling session according to the allotted time and date. They are required to attend the counselling procedure in person along with a guardian or parent. The seats will be allotted on the basis of merit, preference and availability of seats.

The Counselling process will take place in the following way:

  • Aspirants need to attend the counselling session as per the scheduled time and date at the centres mentioned on the official website of the university.

  • Candidates need to carry the required documents that will be verified by the authorities.

  • After the documents are verified by the conducting body, the candidate will have to fill out an offline preference form.

  • The seat allotment process will be conducted based on the preference of the program, merit and seat intake.

  • If the candidate wishes to accept the seat offered to him/ her, they will have to report to the allotted college, pay the requisite tuition fees and complete the admission formalities.

Documents Required for OUAT Counselling 2023

Provided below is the list of documents required for the counselling of OUAT 2023:

OUAT 2022 Rank card and Hall ticket

Transfer or Leaving Certificate from Institute last attended

Physical Fitness Certificate

Passport-sized photographs

Date of Birth proof

Caste or category certificate (if applicable)

Class 10th, Class 12th, and Bachelor’s Degree Mark sheet and Passing Certificate

Migration Certificate

OUAT Participating Colleges 2023

Check the list of constituent Colleges of OUAT and Agricultural courses offered by them:

College Name

Courses Offered

College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar

  • B.Sc Honors Agriculture
  • M.Sc Honors Agriculture

College of Agriculture, Chiplima

  • B.Sc Honors Agriculture

College of Agriculture, Bhawanipatna

  • B.Sc Honors Agriculture

College of Horticulture, Chiplima

  • B.Sc Honors Horticulture

College of Forestry, Bhubaneswar

  • B.Sc Honors Forestry
  • M.Sc Honors Forestry

College of Fisheries, Rangeilunda

  • B.Sc Honors Fisheries
  • M.Sc Honors Fisheries

College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneswar

  • B. Tech in Agril. Engg.
  • M. Tech in Agril. Engg.
  • Ph. D. in Agril. Engg.

College of Community Science, Bhubaneswar

  • B.Sc. Honors Community Science
  • M.Sc Honors Home Science

College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry

  • B. V. Sc. & A. H./ M. V. Sc. and PhD in Veterinary Science

This was all about OUAT admissions 2023.  For more admission related updates, stay tuned to CollegeDekho!

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