UPCATET 2021 Exam: Online Form, Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus & Result

UPCATET exam or U.P. Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET) is an annual exam conducted by Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur. It is a state-level exam conducted for undergraduate, post-graduate, PHD and diploma candidates. The UPCATET Application Form has been released on 28th February 2021 and it will continue till 15th April 2021. The UPCATET exam 2021 will take place on 16th and 17th June 2021 through offline mode.

In the article given below we will discuss about the UPCATET exam and other related information. We will discuss about highlights, eligibility criteria, exam dates, application process, result, counselling etc.

Highlights of UPCATET 2021

Exam NameU.P. Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET)
Conducting BodyChandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur
Participating UniversitiesBanda University of Agriculture & Technology Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology Chandra Shekhar Azad University Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology
Exam LevelState-level
Exam CategoryDiploma/Undergraduate/Post-Graduation/PhD
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Language of ExamEnglish
Mode of ExamPen & Paper mode (Offline)
Exam TypeMCQs
Official Websitehttps://www.upcatet.org/

Offered Courses

Under-Graduate CoursesPost-Graduate Courses
B.Sc. AgricultureM.Sc. Home Science
B. Tech in Agriculture EngineeringM.Sc. in Agriculture
B.Sc. FisheriesM.Sc. in Horticulture
B.Sc. Forestry
B.Sc. Home Science

UPCATET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The UPCATET eligibility criteria for various bachelor’s and master’s program are given below in details:

For Under-Graduate courses

CoursesEligibility
B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture (University Campus)Intermediate in Agri. Sci./PCB/PCM/PCMB  
B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture (Azamgarh Campus)
B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture (Lakhimpur Kheri Campus)
B.Sc. (Hons) Horticulture
B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry
B. F. Sc. (Bachelor in Fisheries Science)
B.Sc. (Hons) Home Science/ Community Science (Only for Girls)Intermediate in Art with Home Science as subject/PCB /PCM/ PCMB/Agri. Sci.

For Post-Graduate Courses

CoursesSubjectsEligibility
M.Sc. (Community Science/Home Science)Extension EducationCommunication ManagementFamily Resource ManagementFood Science & NutritionHuman Development /Human Development and Family StudiesTextiles and ClothingB.Sc. (H.Sc.)/B.Sc. Home Science (Hons.) 10+2+4 years’ degree (Three years degree holders are not eligible)  
M.Sc. (Agriculture)Agril. BiochemistryB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.) / B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. , B.Sc. Hort.(10+2+4 years degree)
Agril. BiotechnologyB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / B.Sc.(Hort.) / B.Tech.(Biotech.)/ (10+2+4 years degree)
Agricultural Economics / Agriculture Economics and ManagementB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc.(Hons.) Ag. (10+2+4 years degree)
Agricultural Extension and Comm. / Agricultural Extension Education/ Agril. ExtensionB.Sc.(Ag.) /B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.) / B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc.(Hort.) / B.Sc.(Forestry)/B.F.Sc (10+2+4 years degree)
Agril. MeteorologyB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc.(Hort.) (10+2+4 years degree)
Agricultural StatisticsB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc.(Hort.) (10+2+4 years degree) with mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level
AgronomyB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. (10+2+4 years degree)
Animal Husbandry
Dairy Technology
Live Stock Production & Management
EntomologyB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc.(Hort.) /B.Sc.(Forestry) (10+2+4 years degree)
Genetics & Plant BreedingB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. (10+2+4 years degree)
HorticultureB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / B.Sc. Hort. (10+2+4 years degree)
NematologyB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.)Ag. /B.Sc.Hort.) (10+2+4 years degree)
Plant PathologyB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc.(Forestry) (10+2+4 years degree)
Plant Physiology/Crop PhysiologyB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. B.Sc.(Hort./ B.Sc.(Forestry) (10+2+4 years degree)
Seed Science & TechnologyB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag./B.Sc.(Hort.)/B.Sc.(Forestry) (10+2+4 years degree)
Soil Conservation & Water ManagementB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc.(Forestry) (10+2+4 years degree)
Soil Science & Agril. ChemistryB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / (10+2+4 years degree)
M.Sc. (Horticulture)Fruit Science Floriculture and Landscaping Post-Harvest Technology Vegetable ScienceB.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc.(Hons.) Ag./B.Sc. Hort. (10+2+4 years degree)
M.Sc. (Forestry)Silviculture & AgroforestryB.Sc. Forestry or B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry/B.Sc. Hort./B.Sc. Agri. (10+2+4 Degree programme)
AgroforestryB.Sc. Forestry/ B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry/B.Sc. Hort./B.Sc. Agri./ B.Sc. Biology (10+2+4 Degree programme)
Forest Biology & Tree ImprovementB.Sc. Forestry/ B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry/B.Sc. Hort./B.Sc. Agri./ B.Sc. Biology (10+2+4 Degree programme)

UPCATET Exam Dates 2021

EventDates
UPCATET application form released28th February 2021
UPCATET application form last date15th April 2021 (till 5:00 pm)
Correction in application form17th April to 20th April 2021 (till 5:00 pm)
Issuance UPCATET admit card1st June 2021
UPCATET exam date16th and 17th June 2021
Result Declaration30th June 2021
Registration for First Online counseling (UG)5th June 2021

UPCATET Exam Pattern 2021

The candidates must checkout the exam pattern for UPCATET exam 2021 before they start preparing for the exam. the tables given below contain exam pattern for UG and PG candidates:

Syllabus for UG Courses

Group of PaperSubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
PCBGeneral Studies, Physics, Chemistry, Biology200200
PCMGeneral Studies, Physics, Chemistry, Maths200  600
PAGGeneral Studies, Agril. Physics, Agril. Chemistry, Agril. Zoology, Agril. Botany, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Horticulture, Agril. Engineering, Agril. Statistics & Maths200  600

Syllabus for PG Courses

ProgrammeGroup of PaperSubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
M.V.Sc.MVSGeneral Studies, Vet. Microbiology, L.P.M., Surgery & Radiology, Animal Genetics & Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Physiology and Biochemistry, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Parasitology, Pathology, Epidemiology & Public Health, Gynaecology, Medicine, Extension200600
M.SC. BiotechnologyMTBGeneral Studies, Molecular Biology & Genetic Engg., Cell Biology, Pathology & Microbiology, Immunology / Animal Biotechnology, Biochemistry & Physiology, Commercial Biotechnology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Bioinformatics200600
M. SC. (Home Science)MHSGeneral Studies, Food and Nutrition, Home Management, Child Development, Home Science Extension Education, Clothing and Textiles, Statistics200600
M. Sc. (Ag.)/M. Sc. (Hort.)MAGGeneral Studies, Agronomy and Agrometeorology, Horticulture, Soil Science, Agril. Engg., Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Agril. Biotechnology, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Extension Education, Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology, Agril. Economics, Seed Technology, Soil Conservation, Statistics, Biotechnology, Forestry200600

Marking Scheme

  • For every correct answer: +2 marks
  • For every incorrect answer: -1 mark
  • For un-attempted questions: 0 mark

UPCATET 2021 Application Form

The UPCATET online form 2021 were released on 28th February 2021 and they will continue till 15th April 2021. The registration process is a 4 step process which includes- registration, application form, upload documents and application fee. The candidates can fill the UPCATET application form through both online and offline mode. Given below is step-to-steps process to fill the UPCATET exam application form.

UPCATET Registration 2021

  • First of all, the candidate needs to visit the official website of UPCATET i.e. https://upcatetadmissions.org/
  • On the homepage, click on “Apply Online” tab given in the links section.
  • Now, you need to enter your exam name, group of paper, name, DOB, mobile number, email and password.
  • Then, you need to click on “Register” tab to complete the process.
  • Your application ID and password will be sent to your registered mobile number & email ID.

UPCATET Application Form

  • Now, you need to go back to the homepage and then, click on the “Login” tab.
  • The login window will open on the screen; there you need to enter the credentials.
  • Now, the UPCATET application form will open on the computer screen.
  • There, you need to enter your basic details, address details, parental details, qualification details, exam center details etc.
  • Once, you enter all the details click on “Save & Proceed” tab given at the end.

Upload Documents

  • Now, you will be redirected to the document submission page of the form.
  • There, you need to upload scanned copy of all the mentioned documents.
  • Once, all the documents are upload check the “Declaration Box” and then, click on “Upload and Next” tab.
ImagesDimensionsFormat
PhotographMaximum 40 KBJPEG/JPG
SignatureMaximum 40 KBJPEG/JPG
Right Hand Finger MarkMaximum 40 KBJPEG/JPG

Application Fee

  • Now, you will be redirected to the payment page of the form.
  • The candidate can pay the fee through various online methods like debit card, credit card, e-challan etc.
  • Once you have submitted the fee, click on “Print e-Receipt” tab given below and keep it safe for future reference.
CategoryFees (in INR)
General/OBC1250/-
SC/ST1050/-

UPCATET 2021 Admit Card

UPCATET admit card 2021 will be released on 1st June 2021 through online mode. The candidates who successfully register themselves for UPCATET exam will be able to download the admit card from the official website. You will require Class group, Challan number/ registration number/ roll number and Date of birth to access the UPCATET admit card. Follow the steps given below to download the UPCATET exam admit card 2021.

  • The candidate needs to visit the official website of UPCATET.
  • On the homepage, click on “UPCATET Admit Card 2021” link.
  • A login window will be opened on the computer/mobile screen.
  • There, you need to enter credentials like i.e. Class group, Challan number/ registration number/ roll number and Date of birth.
  • The admit card will now open on your computer screen.
  • Save the pdf and take a printout for future reference.

UPCATET Result 2021

The UPCATET result 2021 will be announced on 30th June 2021 on the official website. The candidate needs to login using credentials to download the result. The candidate who qualify the exam will be able to participate in counselling process. The scorecard will contain candidate’s name, roll number, maximum marks, marks secured, etc. Given below is the step-to-step process to download the result.

  • The candidate needs to visit the official website of UPCATET.
  • On the homepage, click on “UPCATET Result 2021” link.
  • A login window will be opened on the computer/mobile screen.
  • There, you need to enter credentials like i.e. Class group, Challan number/ registration number/ roll number and Date of birth.
  • Your UPCATET scorecard will now open on your computer screen.
  • Save the pdf and take a printout for future reference.

UPCATET 2021 Counselling

The UPCATET counselling 2021 will take place through online mode on the official website. It will be conducted in 3 phases, the 1st phase will be conducted through online mode and 2nd and 3rd will be conducted through offline mode. The candidate will have to submit Rs.100 for every phase. The counselling process will start from 5th June 2021. It is a three step process- registration, choice filling and seat allocation & fee deposit. The candidates need to carry following documents during verification purpose.

Documents Required

  • Aadhar Card
  • Caste Certificate (if needed)
  • Character Certificate
  • Class X Mark sheet
  • Class XII Mark sheet
  • Proof of residence
  • Sports Certificate (if needed)
  • Undergraduate mark sheet
  • UPCATET Admit Card
  • UPCATET Seat Allocation Letter

FAQ’s

Who organises the UPCATET exam?

Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur conducts this exam every year for diploma, bachelor’s, master’s and PHD candidates.

Which are the participating universities in UPCATET exam?

The following universities take part in this exam:

  • Banda University of Agriculture & Technology
    • Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology
    • Chandra Shekhar Azad University
    • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology

Can I fill the UPCATET form through offline mode?

Yes, the candidate can fill the form through offline mode and send it to specified address.

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