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UPCATET

UTTAR PRADESH COMBINED AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY ENTRANCE TEST

Admit card: 01 Jun 2021

Pen & Paper Mode

Admit card: 01 Jun 2021

UPCATET Basic Information

  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Narendra Deva University of Agriculture & Technology (NDUAT)
  • Courses:BSc Agri, MSc Agri
  • Streams:Agriculture

UPCATET 2021(16-17 June): Application Form(Extended)

Updated On - May 06 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

UPCATET 2021 i.e. Uttar Pradesh Combined Agriculture & Technology Entrance Test 2021 is an entrance test which will be conducted on 16-17 June 2021 by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology. Interested candidates can fill the application form before or till the last date of UPCATET 2021. The exam will be conducted in offline pen-paper mode. Candidates have to register for counselling after result declarations in order to get successful admission. Read the article below for detailed information about the admit card, syllabus, eligibility criteria, cutoff, counselling etc. regarding UPCATET 2021.

UPCATET 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the UPCATET 2021 exam status from the below table:

Particulars
Status
Exam StatusApplication form last date was extended to 30 April 2021
Exam date16-17 June 2021

Latest Update

  • UPCATET 2021 last date to apply has been extended to 30 April 2021.
  • UPCATET 2021 entrance exam is going to be conducted on 16-17 June 2021.

UPCATET 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can check the UPCATET 2021 Important Dates from the mentioned below table:
UPCATET Exam Dates
Event
Dates 

Online Application Form

28 February 2021
Application Form Last Date
15 April 2021 30 April 2021
Application Fee Submission last date
16 April 2021 01 May 2021
UPCATET Application form correction window
17-20 April 2021 03-05 May 2021

Availability of Admit Card

01 June 2021

UPCATET 2021 Exam Date

16-17 June 2021

Result Date

30 June 2021
Counselling StartsJuly 2021

UPCATET 2021 Application Form

The UPCATET Registration Form 2021 online form has been released on the official website. The last date of Application submission has been extended by the competent authority.  Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before filling the UPCATET 2021 application form. However, the application form won't be available in offline mode. Candidates have to submit the application form in online mode only along with the prescribed application fee.
Steps to fill the Application Form:
Step 1: Visit the Official Website
  • Candidates need to visit the official website and click on the direct link provided by the page to fill the application form.
Step 2: Registration and filling of Application Form
  • Enter details like personal details, contact details and qualification achievements.
  • Along with, upload the scanned copy of the photograph, signature and thumb impression. 
Step 3: Fee Payment
  • Candidates can submit their application fees after 24 hours of registration.
  • Also, candidates have to choose the mode of payment as per their choice.
Step 4: Print the Application Form
  • Candidates must have a print out of the application form after the registration process is complete as it will be required for future reference. 

UPCATET Application Fee

Mode of Payment: Candidates can opt for online payment through Debit card/Credit card/Net banking.  The application fee is mentioned below as per the last year's information. If in case there are any changes in the application fee then it will be updated here:
UPCATET Examination Fee
Category
Application fee

General and OBC

Rs. 1250/-

ST and SC

Rs. 1050/-
Candidates need to submit the application form fee after completing the procedure.

UPCATET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the application form, candidates will have to check if they clear the UPCATET 2021 eligibility given below:
UPCATET Eligibility 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.VSC & AH
-
OGPA 5.50
Age Limit
  • For courses BVS and C & AH, the minimum age limit is 17 years and a maximum of 23 years as of December 31, 2019; and 05 years of relaxation for SC/ST and OBC candidates.
  • For the other course, the minimum age limit of the candidates is 16 years and a maximum of 22 years; and the relaxation of 05 years for SC/ST OBC candidates. 

UPCATET 2021 Admit Card

UPCATET Hall Ticket 2021 will be available on the official website. Candidates are able to download easily.
  • However, no admit cards will be sent to candidates through postal or courier services.
  • Candidate must also bring a Photo ID proof like, Aadhaar card, driving license, PAN card, voter ID or Notarized Affidavit with a photo in which the photo of the applicant is attached and visible. 
  • Candidates are advised to download two copies of the UPCATET 2021 Admit Card as one of the copies need to be self-attested and deposited to the invigilator for their signature & which will be preserved and required during the counselling procedure and another one has to be carried along on the date of the examination with the aspirant.
Steps to Download UPCATET Hall Ticket:
  • Visit the official website i.e., upcatet.org
  • Further, click on the link “UPCATET Admit card”.
  • Also, Enter the required references i.e. Class group, Challan number/ registration number/ roll number and Date of birth.
  • UPCATET 2020 Admit Card will be displayed on your screen.
  • Check and download the same for future reference.

UPCATET 2021 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

UPCATET 2021 Exam Pattern is different for various undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
  • For UG programs, there are four groups of UPCATET question paper: PCB, PCM, PAG, and PHS
  • For PG programs, the exam pattern for MSc Home Science, MSc Veterinary Science, MBA Agriculture Business and MSc Agriculture/ Horticulture is based on the syllabus of the concerned subject in graduation.
  • The paper comprises multiple-choice questions.
  • There is a total of 200 objective type questions and the total marks allocated for the paper is 600.
Candidates can check below the detailed pattern for Undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Undergraduate Programs
The following Information depicts the four groups of UPCATET question paper along with their respective codes:
Subjects
Code
PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
01
PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
02
PAG (Agriculture Stream)
03
PHS (Art Stream with Home Science)
04
Exam Pattern for PCB Group
Students appearing in the PCB Group can take admission in subjects such as Agriculture, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science, Forestry and Veterinary Science. The sections included and the pattern is explained below.
UPCATET Paper Pattern for PCB
Subject
Number of Question
Marks
General Studies
20
60
Physics
50
150
Chemistry
50
150
Biology
80
240
TOTAL
200
600
Exam Pattern for PCM Group
Candidates applying from the PCM group can secure admission in Agriculture, Horticulture, Home Science and B.Tech programs.
Paper Pattern of UPCATET for PCM
Subject
Number of Question
Marks
General Studies
20
60
Physics
50
150
Chemistry
50
150
Mathematics
80
240
TOTAL
200
600
Exam Pattern for PAG Group
Candidates appearing in PAG Group are applicable for admission to subjects like Agriculture, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science, Forestry, and B.Tech in Agriculture Engineering and Biotechnology. UPCATET PAG Group is further divided into 4 sections, i.e. A, B, C and D.
UPCATET Exam Pattern 
Section
Subject
Number of Question in each Subject
Number of Question in each Section
Marks for each Section
A
General Studies
20
20
60
B
Agriculture Physics
Agriculture Chemistry
25
25
50
50
C
Agriculture Zoology
Agriculture Botany
25
25
50
150
D
Agronomy
Animal Husbandry and Dairying
Horticulture
Agricultural Engineering
Agriculture Statistics and Mathematics
25
10
15
10
20
80
240
Total
-
200
200
600
Exam Pattern for PHS Group
The PHS Group in UPCATET is only meant for candidates seeking admission in B.Sc Home Science subject.
Subject
Number of Questions in Each Subject
Number of Questions in Each Section
Marks for Each Section
General Studies
20
20
60
English
25
50
150
Hindi
25
--
Sociology
20
50
150
Economics
15
--
Geography
15
--
Home Science
80
80
240
Total
200
200
600
Note: Students who have studied PCMB Subjects i.e. (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology) in XII standard can either opt. for PCB or PCM paper
Postgraduate Programs
The pattern for postgraduate programs is based on the syllabus prescribed in the graduation of the respective disciplines. Candidates can check below for all the respective programs
Exam Pattern for MSc Home Science
Subject
Number of Questions in Each Subject
Number of Questions in Each Section
Marks for Each Section
General Studies
25
25
75
Food & Nutrition
35
104
312
Home Management
35
--
Child Development
34
--
Home Science Extension Education
34
71
213
Clothing & Textiles
32
--
Statistics
5
--
Total
200
200
600
Exam Pattern for MSc Agriculture/ Horticulture
Subject
Number of Questions in Each Subject
Number of Questions in Each Section
Marks for Each Section
General Studies
25
25
75
Agronomy & Agrometeorology
15
--
Horticulture
25
--
Soil Science
9
--
Agriculture Engineering
9
--
Animal Husbandry & Dairying
9
--
Agriculture Biochemistry
9
--
Genetics & Plant Breeding
11
--
Extension Education
9
136
408
Entomology
9
--
Plant Pathology & Nematology
9
--
Agriculture Economics
9
--
Seed Technology
6
--
Soil Conservation
7
--
Statistics
14
39
117
Biotechnology
15
--
Forestry
10
--
Total
200
200
600
Exam Pattern for MSc Veterinary Science
Subject
Number of Questions in Each Subject
Number of Questions in Each Section
Marks for Each Section
General Studies
25
25
75
Veterinary Microbiology
15
85
255
PM
20
--
Surgery & Radiology
10
--
Animal Genetics & Breeding
10
--
Animal Nutrition
10
--
Physiology & Biochemistry
20
--
Pharmacology & Toxicology
15
90
270
Parasitology
10
--
Pathology
15
--
Epidemiology & Public Health
10
--
Gynaecology
10
--
Medicine
20
--
Extension
10
--
Total
200
200
600
Exam Pattern for MBA (Agriculture Business)
  • Students have to appear for the screening test which consists of 100 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Time duration to complete the test is 2 hours
  • Those students who have qualified for the exam will be shortlisted based on the merit list for Group Discussion and Personal Interview
  • Group Discussion and Personal Interview shall carry 50 and 150 marks.

UPCATET 2021 Preparation Tips

UPCATET 2021 Preparation Tips are given below:

  • Make notes of everything as it is easier to refer to notes than going through all over again.
  • Daily revision is an important aspect as everyone tends to forget or the memory of what they studied becomes faded which needs to be polished time and again.
  • An ample amount of sleep is a must.
  • Give time for recreation.
  • Solving questions will give a reality check of the preparation and scope of improvement is there if needed.
  • Keep calm at the time of examination and focus.

UPCATET 2021 Result

UPCATET 2021 result will be released after the commencement of the exam. The result will be declared by Uttar Pradesh Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET) on the official website Applicants can check their result by filling in their application number, roll number and date of birth on the official website. 
Steps to view UPCATET 2021 Result
  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the UPCATET Exam.
  • Step 2: Click on the “UPCATET 2021 Result” tab.
  • Step 3: Enter Class group, Challan number/ registration number/ roll number and Date of birth.
  • Step 4: View result for UPCATET 2021 exam.
  • Step 5: Download and print UPCATET 2021 scorecard.

UPCATET 2021 Cut off

UPCATET 2021 Cutoff for the various category is given hereby:

UPCATET Cutoff
Category
Cut off

General

20 %

SC/ST

10 %

The above-mentioned cutoff is as per the previous year.

UPCATET 2021 Counselling

No call letter will be sent to applicants individually. Admission will be done based on the merit list i.e. the marks acquired in UPCATET 2021.
  • After UPCATET results are declared, all qualifying candidates are allotted seats in their respective course and university through counselling.
  • Seats are allotted based on merit-cum-reservation-cum-choice available at the time of counselling.
  • For UPCATET 2021 counselling, candidates can download their counselling letters from the official website of the exam after the results are declared.
  • UPCATET counselling letter would contain details such as the date, time, and place of the counselling session.
  • All candidates need to appear for counselling as per the schedule mentioned in the letter.

Documents Required for UPCATET 2021 Counselling

Documents that candidates need to bring at the time of UPCATET 2021 counselling are as mentioned below. It may be noted that candidates need to carry five sets of all the documents.
Downloaded copy of the online application form duly attested by Registrar/ Principal/ Dean of last attended college/ institution
Attested photocopies of Class X and XII certificates and mark sheets
Original and attested photocopies of marks sheets and certificates of Bachelor and Master Degree courses
Domicile certificate of Uttar Pradesh state issued by the competent authority
Original copy of sport weightage certificate
Original copy of character and conduct certificate from the Head of last attended college/ institution
Five passport size photographs with name and roll number written on the back
Original copy of OBC category certificate issued after March 31, 2020, or valid on counselling date
An affidavit accounting for discontinuity of more than three months after leaving the college/ institution last attended
Original copy of transfer/ migration certificate
Two bank drafts of INR 500 (as counselling fee) and INR 5,000 (as initiation fee)

 

Candidates who do not turn up when their name is called will be given another chance at the end of the day. However, such candidates “can claim only the Programmes in which seats are available at that time and as per their qualifications/ groups,” informs the official website.
Note: If a candidate fails to submit any certificate mentioned above or counselling or advance institution fee, their admission will be cancelled.

UPCATET 2021 Notification

UPCATET 2021 Highlights

Check all the details about the UPCATET examination 2021 given below:

Exam Name
Uttar Pradesh Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test
Acronym

UPCATET 2021

Conducting Body
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology
Level

State Level

Course

UG, PG and PhD 

UPCATET Official website

https://upcatet.org/

 Application link

https://upcatetadmissions.org/Home.aspx

Exam Mode

Offline (Pen & Paper-based)

Exam Purpose

To offer admission into various UG, PG and PhD courses.

 

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UPCATET Important Dates

TitleDates
Admit card01 Jun 2021
UPCATET 2021 Form Date28 Feb - 30 Apr 2021
UPCATET 2021 Result30 Jun 2021
Application Correction03 May - 05 May 2021

UTTAR PRADESH COMBINED AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY ENTRANCE TEST Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:

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Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

No

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
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Form Start Date:

28 Feb 2021

Form End Date:

30 Apr 2021

The last date to submit the form was on 30 Apr 2021
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