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The Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) was established in the city of Bhubaneswar in 1962. It is dedicated to agriculture related research and education, and has seven colleges as well as a centre for postgraduate studies. It is the second oldest agricultural university in the country. At present, the University has 8 constituent colleges. The University has separate wings for research, extension education and planning, monitoring & evaluation.
The University is at the heart of Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Orissa, which is situated at an altitude of 25.9 meters above the sea level. It has a bracing climate with the normal maximum and minimum temperatures of 32.4°C and 25°C respectively. The annual rainfall is 1450 mm, out of which about 80% is received during the monsoon season from June to October.
The university aims to provide technical education and was started in the year 1981, having 3 departments and subsequently the department of Architecture, Instrumentation and Electronics were added to it. In the year 1995-96 P.G. Programme on Computer Science was started. There are six departments at present. They are Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, Instrumentation and Electronics, and Computer Science.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar