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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    OUAT
  • Mode of Conduction
    Online
  • Exam Duration
    2 hours
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Total Marks
    200 Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
    200 Questions
  • Medium of the exam
    English
  • Marking Scheme
    +1 mark for each correct answer No negative marking
Exam

UG Exam Dates

Event Dates
Availability of OUAT 2022 Application Form (Form A) May 20, 2022
Last date to submit online application form – A June 27, 2022
Last date to Pay OUAT 2022 Application Fee June 28, 2022
Issue of OUAT Admit Card 2022 15 days before exam
OUAT 2022 Mock Test 4th week of July 2022
Exam Date of OUAT 2022 1st – 2nd week of August 2022
Availability of OUAT Application Form – B July 27, 2022
Last Date to Submit OUAT Application Form – B August 22, 2022
Form Correction for OUAT Application Form – B To be announced soon
OUAT 2022 Scorecard 2nd week of November 2022
OUAT 2022 Counselling 1st week of December 2022
OUAT 2022 Document Verification To be announced soon
OUAT 2022 Admissions for State Govt. Sponsored Candidates To be announced soon
Commencement of Classes To be announced soon

PG Exam Dates

Event Date
Release of OUAT 2022 PG Application Forms 3rd week of September 2022
Last Date to Submit for OUAT 2022 PG Online Application 2nd week of October 2022
Last Date to Pay OUAT 2022 PG Online Application Fees 3rd week of October 2022
Form Correction for OUAT 2022 PG Application 2nd week of October 2022
Last Date to Upload OUAT 2022 PG Qualifying Examination Marks 4th week of October 2022
Issue of OUAT PG Admit Card 1st week of November 2022
OUAT PG Entrance Exam 2nd week of November 2022
Declaration of OUAT 2022 Results 3rd week of November 2022
Declaration of OUAT 2022 Ranks 4th week of November 2022
OUAT 2022 Counselling To be announced
OUAT 2022 PG Admissions for State Govt. Sponsored Candidates To be announced
Commencement of Classes To be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

OUAT 2022 Eligibility is defined by the coordinating body. The standard is different for each UG program. They are as follows:

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India.

  • Candidate must complete 17 years of age by Dec. 31, 2022 (Born on or before Dec. 31, 2003)
  • Each UG program requires a candidate to have a minimum of 50% in aggregate. Whereas for SC/ ST/ PH candidates it is 40%.
  • Each PG program requires the candidates to score a minimum of 60% for general candidates, whereas SC/ST/PwD/Kashmiri Migrants or Non-migrants should have a minimum of 50%
Exam Pattern

OUAT 2022 will be an offline test. Candidates will have to answer the questions asked in an OMR sheet provided to them.

  • They must note that they can only use a black or a blue ballpoint or ink pen to mark the answers in the OMR sheet.
  • The duration of the exam is 2 hrs.
  • The total marks for the same are 200.
  • The exam comprises multiple choices questions (MCQ) with single correct answers.

There will be 4 sections in total - Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. Physics and Chemistry sections are compulsory and all candidates will have to answer both these sections to qualify. Candidates can choose either one section from Mathematics or Biology to answer - depending on the subjects they have in their +2 level.

All questions will be multiple-choice questions (MCQs) with no negative marking: -

  • The venue details for the selected offline examination centres will be mentioned in the official OUAT website - www.ouat.nic.in or https://www.lokaseba-odisha.in.
  • The candidate will have the option to choose his/her preferred exam centre while filling up the registration form.
  • The examination will be OMR based.
  • All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) with only one correct answer.
  • There will be no negative marking for choosing an incorrect option.
  • The candidate can only use a blue or a black ballpoint pen for answering the questions.
Syllabus

The exam syllabus for OUAT 2022 will be based on the syllabus from the 10+2 level exam. Candidates are advised to follow the official OUAT website to get a detailed idea of the syllabus: -

Physics Properties of Solids and Liquids, Physics and Measurement, Work Energy and Power, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Oscillations and Waves, Rotational Energy, Thermodynamics, Laws of Motion, Kinematics, Gravitation, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices, Communication Systems, Experimental Skills
Chemistry Physical Chemistry: States of Matter, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Chemical Thermodynamics, Solutions, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry: Classification of Elements and Periodicity of Properties, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals, Hydrogen, S-Block Elements, P-Block Elements, D and F-block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Environmental Chemistry Organic Chemistry: Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds, Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry, Hydrocarbons, Organic Compounds containing Hydrogen, Organic Compounds containing Oxygen, Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen, Polymers, Biomolecules, Chemistry in Everyday Life, Principles Related to Practical Chemistry
Mathematics Sets Relations and Functions, Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Permutations and Combinations, Mathematical Induction, Binomial Theorem and its Simple Applications, Sequences and Series, Limit Continuity and Differentiability, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Coordinate Geometry, Three-Dimensional Geometry, Vector Algebra, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometry, Mathematical Reasoning
Biology Ecology and Environment, Biotechnology and its Applications, Sexual Reproduction, Biology and Human Welfare, Genetics and Evolution
Counselling

OUAT 2022 Counselling for UG and PG courses is expected to start from the 1st week of December 2022, for both UG and PG programs. Short-listed candidates should attend the counseling session for admission to various courses. The schedule for the same will be uploaded on the official OUAT website.

Students must be present at the counseling session according to the time and date allotted to them. They must attend the counselling procedure in person along with a parent or guardian. Seats will be allotted on the basis of merit, preference of course as chosen by the individual, and availability of seats. The Counselling process will take place in the following way:

  • The counselling session will be held as per the scheduled time and date at the centers mentioned on the website of the university.
  • Students will have to go to the Counselling centers with necessary documents that will be verified by the conducting body.
  • After the documents are verified, the aspirant will have to fill out an offline preference form.
  • The process of seat allotment will be done based on merit and preference of the program as chosen by them.
  • If an individual wish to accept the seat offered, he will have to report to the allotted college with the requisite tuition fees and complete the admission formalities.