OUAT Selection Process
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.
Selection process for B.Sc. Forestry
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.
OUAT Eligibility requirement (B.Sc. Forestry)
i) Male (General & SC)=163 cm., ST = 152 cm
ii) Female (General & SC) =150 cm., ST = 145 cm
2) Chest girth
i) Male = 79cm to 84cm (Minimum 5 cm. expansion)
ii) Female = 74cm to 79 cm (Minimum 5 cm. expansion)
3) Physical capacity for Fast walking in four hours :-
i) Male = 25km
ii) Female = 14km
OUAT 2017: How to Apply?
The interested pass out and continuing 2nd year students of Diploma in Agro-Polytechnic courses of OUAT can apply online for admission in Under Graduate courses under OUAT through www.ouat.nic.in or https://www.lokaseba-odisha.in by clicking a link “Submission of Application Form-A for Common Entrance Examination-2017 by Agro-Polytechnic students of OUAT” from 01.04.2017 to 10.05.2017. At the time of submission of online application, the candidate has to fill in the particulars such as correct Aadhaar number (Aadhaar number is mandatory for submission of Application Form-A), e-mail ID, Mobile phone number., etc. and upload his/her recent passport size colour photograph (Height: 200px, width: 150px, file size: 20-50kb), full signature (Height: 100px, width: 150px, file size: 10-20kb) in jpg/jpeg format. The candidate is advised to link his/her “Aadhaar Number” with mobile number. Candidates are advised to give correct mobile number and the mobile number will be validated by an OTP to the entered mobile number as all information regarding admission process will be sent as SMS to the registered mobile number. The candidate can fetch applicant details from UID server by clicking on “Fetch data from UID” button or the candidate can enter the details manually. After submission of online application, the candidate will receive a login ID, Password and application number by email and SMS to the registered mobile number.
Payment of fees:
The candidate has to pay Rs. 1050.00 (Rupees one thousand fifty only) for application fees to the University besides bank charges as specified by the Bank depending upon the mode of payment selected through online payment gateway using internet Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card of any Bank. Online submission and Payment in cash can also be made through Common Service Centre (Jana Seva Kendra). Once candidate successfully pays the fee, he/she will receive a message confirming the acceptance of application in mobile phone and also in e-mail. Fees, once paid, cannot be refunded to under any circumstances. After successful payment, the candidate can take printout of computer generated filled Application Form-A with payment details, which the candidate should retain for future reference. Submission of application will be completed after successful payment.