UPCATET 2023: Application Form, Exam Date, Result, Counselling


UPCATET 2023 Application form will be released online. Uttar Pradesh Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test 2023 is scheduled to be held in June 2023. This entrance exam is conducted by Banda University of Agriculture and Technology at the state level once a year. This test is offered admission into various undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs in the field of Agriculture and Technology. Interested candidate can go through the following article for the detailed information regarding the UPCATET exam 2023.

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UPCATET 2023 Status

Uttar Pradesh Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test Status
Exam Date to be announced
Application Window soon
Information Brochure Pdf soon

UPCATET 2023 Important Dates


The important dates of the UPCATET exam is given in the table below.

UPCATET 2023 Schedule
UPCATET 2023 Dates
Release date of the UPCATET 2023 Application Form 20 February 2023
Last date to Fill the Application Form 30 April 2023
Last date to pay the Application Fee 01 May 2023
Application Form Correction 03 – 05 May 2023
Release date of the UPCATET 2023 Admit Card 01 June 2023
UPCATET 2023 Exam Dates 16 – 17 June 2023
Declaration of UPCATET 2023 Result 30 June 2023
UPCATET 2023 GD & PI to be announced

These are the officially announced dates by Banda University of Agriculture and Technology.

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UPCATET 2023 Application Form

The detailed information regarding the UPCATET Application form is given below.

  • The application form has been released and can be filled until 30 April 2023.
  • The authority has released the application form in online mode.
  • Candidates can fill the application form through the official website.
  • The last date of fee submission is 01 May 2023(extended).
  • Applicants have to fill the complete registration form because the incomplete filled form will be rejected by the conducting body.
  • Candidates are requested to fill the details carefully as per asked in the form.
  • The authority will also provide correction facility from 03 to 05 May 2023.

UPCATET 2023 Application Fee

The category wise application fee of UPCATET is given below

Category Application Fee
General & OBC Rs. 1250
SC/ST Rs. 1050

Mode of Payment: Applicants have to pay their fee through online mode by credit card, debit card or net banking.

NOTE: No request for fee refund will be entertained by the officials.

UPCATET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The vital information regarding the  UPCATET Eligibility Criteria is given below.

  • Nationality: Applicants should be Indian.
UPCATET Qualification Criteria 
Course Minimum Qualification Subject Required Minimum Marks
B.Sc. (Hon) Agriculture 12th Standard Agricultural Science 60%
B.Sc. (Hon) Horticulture 12th Standard PCB 60%
B.Sc. (Hon) Forestry 12th Standard PCM 60%
Bachelor in Fisheries Science 12th Standard PCMB 60%
Bachelor in Veterinary Science 12th Standard PCB / PCMB & English 50%
B.Sc. (Hon) Home Science 12th Standard Arts with Home Science / PCB/PCM/PCMB/Agricultural Science 60%
M.Sc. Agriculture Biochemistry / Agricultural Economics/ Agricultural Economics & Management/ Agronomy/ Animal Husbandry/ Dairy Technology/ Live Stock Production and Management/ Genetics & Plant Breeding/ Soil Science/ Soil Science & Agriculture Chemistry B.Sc. Agriculture  – 60%
M.Sc. Home Science BSc Home Science  – 60%
M.Sc. Agriculture Biotechnology Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biotechnology  – 60%
M.Sc. Agricultural Meteorology/ Horticulture/ Nematology Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture  – 60%
M.Sc. Agricultural Statistics Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture  – 60%
M.Sc. Entomology/ Plant Pathology/ Plant Physiology/ Crop Physiology/ Seed Science & Technology/ Soil Conservation& Water Management Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry  – 60%
Masters in Veterinary Science B.V Sc & AH  – OGPA 5.50
  • Age Limit: The age limit for the different courses is given below.
    • For undergraduate courses except for B.V.Sc and A.H, the lower age limit is 16 years and the upper age limit is 22 years.
    • For B.V.Sc and A.H, the lower age limit is 17 years and upper age limit is 25 years.
    • No age limit for PhD programmes.

UPCATET 2023 Exam Pattern

The courses wise UPCATET Exam Pattern is given below.

For UG and PG courses

Exam Mode Online Mode
Type of Question Multiple Type Question
Total number of Question 200
Time Duration 03 hours
Marking Scheme 03 marks will be awarded for each correct answer
Negative Marking 01 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer
Total marks 600

For PhD courses

Exam Mode Online Mode
Type of Question Multiple Type Question
Total number of Question 100
Time Duration 02 hours
Marking Scheme 03 marks will be awarded for each correct answer
Negative Marking 01 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer
Total marks 300

This is the latest updated exam of the UPCATET exam. Candidate can keep visiting this page for the latest updates regarding the UPCATET.

UPCATET 2023 Syllabus

The detailed information regarding the UPCATET Syllabus is given below.

For UG Courses

Group of Papers Subject
(Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
General Studies
(Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
General Studies

(Agriculture Stream)

General Studies
Agriculture Physics
Agriculture Chemistry
Agriculture Zoology
Agriculture Botany
Animal Husbandry & Dairying
Agriculture Engineering
Agriculture Statistics & Mathematics
(Art Stream with Home Science)
General Studies
Home Science

For PG Courses

Programme Subject
M.Sc. (Home Science) General Studies
Food and Nutrition
Home Management
Child Development
Home Science Extension Education
Clothing & Textiles
M.Sc. (Ag.)/M.Sc. (Hort.) General Studies
Agronomy & Agrometeorology
Soil Science
Agril. Engg.
Animal Husbandry & Dairying
Agril. Biochemistry
Genetics & Plant Breeding
Extension Education
Plant Pathology & Nematology
Agril. Economics
Seed Technology
Soil Conservation
M.V.Sc. General Studies,
Vet. Microbiology
Surgery & Radiology
Animal Genetics & Breeding
Animal Nutrition
Physiology and Biochemistry
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Epidemiology & Public Health
Veterinary Anatomy
Livestock Products Technology
M.Tech. Agricultural Engineering/ Process
and Food Engineering/irrigation and
Drainage Engineering/ Farm Machinery
and Power Engineering
General Studies
Milling of Agril. Produce
Storage Engg.
Engineering Properties of Bio-material
Heat and Mass Transfer
Dairy and Food Engg.
Farm Machinery and Power
Soil and Water conservation and Irrigation Engg.
M.Tech. (Mechanical Engg.) General Studies
Thermodynamics, I.C. Engine
Power Plant Engg.
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Heat and Mass Transfer
Fluid Mechanics
Machine Design
Production Engg. Industrial Engg.
M.Tech./M.Sc. (Biotechnology) General Studies
Molecular Biology & Genetic Engg.
Cell Biology
Pathology & Microbiology
Immunology / Animal Biotechnology
Biochemistry & Physiology
Commercial Biotechnology
Recombinant DNA Technology
MBA (Agri-Business) General Knowledge, reasoning and aptitude
General English of High School Standard
M.F.Sc. (Master of Fisheries Science) General Studies
Fisheries Resource Management
Aquatic Environment Management
Aquatic Animal Health Management
Fish Processing Technology
Fisheries Engineering
Fisheries Extension, Economics and Statistics
M.Sc. forestry General Studies
Principles of Silviculture
Silvicultural Systems
Forest Mensuration
Wood Science & Technology
Fundamentals of Forest Protection
Social Forestry
Forest Ecology and Management
Forest Nursery and Afforestation Techniques

UPCATET 2023 Admit Card

The candidates can download UPCATET 2023 admit card from the official website. To download the admit card, they will have to first select their programme and group name. After this, the candidates need to enter the registration number/roll number and date of birth.

On the day of the examination, it is mandatory to carry the printed copy of the hall ticket to the exam centre. Also, the candidates need to paste their photograph at the space provided in UPCATET 2023 hall ticket.

UPCATET 2023 Exam Centres

The UPCATET test centres are mentioned below:

Test Centres Code Number
Ayodhya 01
Meerut 02
Banda 03
Varanasi 04
Lucknow 05
Kanpur 06

UPCATET 2023 Results

The detailed information regarding the  UPCATET Result is given below.

  • UPCATET Result will be declared on 30 June 2023
  • The result will be released in online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to check the result from the official website.
  • The result is prepared on the basis of the performance of the candidate in the exam.
  • Result will declare and those applicants have given the examination of UPCATET.
  • Candidate can check the scorecard by submitting the Application NumberRoll Number, and Date of Birth.

UPCATET 2023 Selection Process

All the candidates are selected based on their Rank in UPCATET 2023. However, the selection procedure for MBA (Agriculture) is slightly different.

  • Candidates first have to appear for the entrance exam.
  • All the UPCATET 2023 qualified candidates are then called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview round.
  • Group Discussion carries 150 Marks.
  • Personal Interview carries 50 marks.
  • All the candidates will be selected on the basis of the Comprehensive Merit List.

UPCATET 2023  Cut Off

UPCATET 2023 minimum qualifying marks is as follows:

  • General and OBC Category: 20 %
  • SC/ ST Category: 10 %

Note: The university can decrease the qualifying marks by 5 % if some of the seats are still vacant.

UPCATET 2023 Important Links

UPCATET 2023 Highlights

The highlights of UPCATET 2023 exam are given in the table below:

Name of Exam Uttar Pradesh Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET 2023)
Conducting Body Banda University of Agriculture and Technology
Mode of Examination Offline
Medium of Paper English & Hindi
Official Website www.upcatet.org

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  1. Sir Mai intermediate Mai Maths Ka student tha sir Mai upcatet and icar ke entrance exam Mai apna sabject agriculture rakha Sakta hww please sir notify kariye ga

  2. How can be they defined rank in bvsc and ah through upcatet if only we mentioned in form as PCB grp.. and what should be rank have to be obtained to get admission in bvsc 2019


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