Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology

Orissa University Of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar was established in 1962 with only two Colleges of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, has made impressive record of service in the cause of quality education. In the pace of decades the University has grown with seven colleges and one Centre for Post-Graduate studies with different departments.

The University is marching forward with sacred mission on teaching, research and extension dedicated to overall growth of the State’s economy

The objectives of the university are to make provision for the education mainly of the rural people of the state of Orissa in agriculture and to promote research, field and extension programs in agriculture and agriculture production

Mission Statement

The mission of the University is to bring quantitative change in life of the farmers through human resource development, technological advancement and dissemination of technologies related to agriculture and allied sciences.

Goals and Objectives

In line with the mandate and mission of the university, the goals and objectives have been projected as follows.

Orissa has ten agro-climatic zones and all of them come under the purview of the University.  The major areas of research include breeding of crop varieties, generating tissue culture plantlets, crop production, crop protection, horticulture, forestry, animal and veterinary sciences, agricultural implements and machinery, post-harvest technology and value addition, watershed management in command and dry land areas, seed technology, impact of climate in agricultural production, etc.


Major Objectives

  • Generation of location specific agricultural technology to meet the needs of the farmers.
  • Address the various emerging and relevant issues brought forward by the line departments.
  • Carry out fundamental researches to supplement the existing technical know-how.
  • Improve the academic excellence of the faculty and students.
  • Dissemination of power technology through KVKs to out reach of the farmers.

The institute has following major facilities:

  • Hostel facility for boys & girls
  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Medical facility
  • Sports facility

Placement Information

The placement cell of the institute arranges PDPs, workshops, seminars, mock interview, industrial visit, expert lecture, summer internships, soft skills development programs and placement assistance for the students.