Admission to B.Sc(Ag.)

Applications in prescribed form are invited in the month of March from the eligible candidates of the State of Odisha/NRI for admission into B.Sc. (Ag) for both boys & girls through a Common U.G. Entrance Examination conducted by the university. The admission notice is published in local daily news papers and OUAT website (http://ouat.ac.in)

QUALIFICATION  REQUIRED: Passed or appearing +2 Science / Equivalent Examination with minimum of 50% and 40% marks in aggregate (Including 4th Optional) in case of General and SC/ST Category respectively.

AGE:  Must be 17 (seventeen) years of age as on 31st December of the academic year. The details on admission procedure can be seen in the prospectus.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

AFTER APPEARING THE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION THE CANDIDATES SHOULD HAVE TO SUBMIT THE FORM- "B" ON OR BEFORE LAST DATE FIXED WITH REQUIRED DOCUMENTS.UNIVERSITY OFFICE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DELAY IN RECEIVING THE FORMS.

THE UNIVERSITY:
The Orissa  Universityof Agricultureand Technology(OUAT)was establishedin the year 1962 under the provisions of the Orissa Act, 20 of 1961 and has the triple functions of teaching, research and extension education. The Universityofferseducationat theundergraduateandpost-graduatelevelsin Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Fishery Science, Home Science, & Forestry in the semester system. Research and Extension programmes are carried out   atthe Regional Research &   Technology Transfer Station (RRTTS) and/or Sub-stations/KrishiVigyanKendra(KVK) locatedindifferentpartsoftheOrissa,besidestheCentral Research Station at Bhubaneswar. 

COLLEGES

Sl. No.   Name of the College   Location Year of Establishment   Courses
  01 College of Agriculture Bhubaneswar 1954 B.Sc. (Ag.)
M.Sc.(Ag.)
Ph.D (Agriculture)
02 College of Agriculture Chiplima 1981 B.Sc. (Ag.)
03 College of Agriculture Bhawanipatna 2009 B.Sc. (Ag.)
04 College of Horticulture Chiplima 2008 B.Sc. (Hort.)
05 College of Forestry Bhubaneswar 2010 B.Sc.(Forestry)
M.Sc.(Forestry)
06 College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry Bhubaneswar 1955 B. V. Sc. & A.H. 
M. V. Sc.
Ph.D. (Veterinary Sc.)
07 College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology Bhubaneswar 1966 B.Tech (Agril.Engg.)
M.Tech.(Agril.Engg.) 
Ph. D. (Agril. Engg.)
08 College of Home Science Bhubaneswar 1981 B.Sc.(Home Science)
M.Sc.(Home Science)
09 College of Fisheries Rangeilunda 1981 B.F.Sc.
M.F.Sc.
Ph.D (Fisheries)

Entrance Test

The Entrance Examination will be an objective test for 200 marks in two hours duration and the medium of Examinationwill be in English. The subjects  of examinationand 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
 

HOSTEL FACILITIES:
 
Sl. No. Name of the Hostel    Location
 

Boys’ Hostel

 
1 Gopabandhu Hostel  

Bhubaneswar

2 Godavaris Hostel   -do-
3 Nilakantha Hostel   -do-
4 Krupasindhu Hostel   -do-
5 Kharavela Hostel   -do-
6 Toshali Hostel   -do-
7 Madhusudan Hostel   -do-
8 Pathani Samantha Hostel   -do-
9 Vir Surendra Sai Hostel   Chiplima
10 Gangadhar Hostel   Chiplima
11 Krushna Chandra Dev Hostel   Rangeilunda
12 Bhabani Shankar Hostel

Bhawanipatna

 

Girls’ Hostel

 
1 Srujanika Hostel  

Bhubaneswar

2 Kuntalakumari Hostel   -do-
3 Malati Devi Hostel   -do-
4 Ramadevi Hostel   -do-
5 Maa Jhadeswari Hostel   -do-
6 Nandini Satapathy Hostel   -do-
7 Tulasi Munda Hostel   -do-
8 Sarada Devi Hostel   -do-
9 Samaleswari Hostel  

Chiplima

10 Ghanteswari Hostel  

-do-

11 Girlsí Hostel   Rangeilunda
12 Manikeswari Hostel   Bhawanipatna

The following types of financial assistance are available to the students.
 
Scholarship etc.awarding Agency Nature of Assistance Value Appropriate Number Remarks
O.U.A.T Merit Scholarship Rs.500/- Per Month 15% of total strength
O.U.A.T Free Studentship Rs.500/- per Semester 10% of the total strength excluding cost sharing seats
 
State Govt. Odisha 1) National Scholarships i) Rs.750.00 P.M For hosteller
ii) Rs.170.00 P.M. For day scholar
2) National Loan Scholarship Rs.80.00 P.M. As Decided by D.H.E
3) Teacherís Son Scholarship Rs.125.00 P.M. As Decided by D.H.E
4) Freedom Fighters Scholarship Rs.50.00 P.M -do-
5) Jr. College Merit Scholarships Rs.40.00PM -do-
6) Sr. College Merit Scholarships Rs.50.00 PM As decided by SC/ST Development, Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Department
7) Post-Matric Scholarships a) Tuition Fees b )Maintenance Cost For SC/ST/Minor Community as decided by the SC/ST Development, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare Department
8) Award of Spl, Women Scholarship for Higher Technical Professional and Management Studies Rs.1000.00 As decided by Higher Education Deptt. For B.Sc. (Ag.), B.V.Sc. & AH., B.Sc. (Forestry).
9) Loan Stipend Rs.15,000/- per annum As decided by Higher Education Department Govt. of Orissa.
B.V.Sc & AH.
B.Sc, (Ag. ) / B.Sc. (Hort.) & B.Tech. (Ag.Engg) Rs.12,000/- per annum
B.Sc. (Forestry) B. F. Sc. & B.Sc. (Home Science) Rs.8,000/- per annum
ICAR National Talent Scholarship Rs.1000.00 per month As decided by ICAR.
Merit-cum-means Scholarship Rs.500.00 Per month
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC & ST Rs.300.00 per month + Rs.750.00 as annual grant
N.B.:Subject to change from time to time as may be decided by the respective authorities.