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Event Date
Online Application Form March 1, 2022
Last Date to fill out Application Form May 10, 2022
Last Date to Pay the Application Fee Online May 10, 2022
Form Correction Window May 11 – May 15, 2022
Availability of Admit Card June 1, 2022
Exam Date June 16- June 17, 2022
Result Declaration June 30, 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

Before filling the application form, candidates must check if they clear the eligibility criteria. All applicants have to submit their physical fitness certificate approved by a registered medical practitioner in the specified format as mentioned in the official website.

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

  • For courses BVS and C & AH minimum age limit is 17 years and maximum 23 years as on December 31, 2022; and 5 years of relaxation for SC/ST and OBC candidates.
  • For the other courses, minimum age limit of the candidates is 16 years and maximum 22 years; and the relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST OBC candidates.
Exam Pattern

Candidates who wish to appear for the exam must be aware of UPCATET 2022 Exam Pattern which is set by the conducting body.

  • The exam consists of objective type multiple choice questions.
  • Total duration of the exam for UG, PG (except MBA) is 3 hours and PhD is 2 hours.
  • The question paper will be in both English and Hindi languages.

There will be four groups of UPCATET question paper for BSc and BTech course admissions as mentioned below:

Course Opted Segment Subjects Covered Number of Questions Total Marks
Bachelor Degree in Science courses (Agriculture, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science, Forestry, and Veterinary Science) PCB General Studies, Physics, Chemistry, Biology 200 600
Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Home Science, B.Tech PCM General Studies, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics 200 600
B.Sc. Agriculture, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science, Forestry, B.Tech Courses PAG General Studies, Agriculture Physics, Agriculture Chemistry, Agriculture Zoology, Agriculture Botany, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Dairying, Horticulture, Agriculture Engineering, Agriculture Statistics, Mathematics 200 600
B.Sc. Home Science  - General Studies, English, Hindi, Sociology, Economics, Geography, Home Science 200 600

The post-graduation courses exam pattern will contain questions from the subject of their specialization –

Course Applied for Subjects Covered Number of Questions Total Marks
M Sc Home science General Studies, Food & Nutrition, Home Management, Child Development, Home Science, Clothing & Textiles, Statistics 200 600
Masters in Agriculture and Horticulture General Studies, Agronomy, Agrometeorology, Horticulture, Soil Science, Agriculture Engineering, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Agriculture Biochemistry, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Entomology, Plant Pathology & Nematology, Agriculture Economics, Seed Technology, Soil Conservation, Statistics, Biotechnology, Forestry 200 600
M. SC General Studies, Veterinary Microbiology, LPM, Surgery & Radiology, Animal genetics & Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Physiology & Biochemistry, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Parasitology, Pathology, Epidemiology & Public Health, Gynaecology, Medicine 200 600
Syllabus

UPCATET Syllabus is based on the high school standard Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. Candidates can check below the basic syllabus for all the programs in the test.

Undergraduate Program: Syllabus prescribed by UP Board for Intermediate Examination in the concerned subject
Master Program: Syllabus of Undergraduate course in the concerned subject
PhD Program: Syllabus of Master Programme of the concerned subject.

Statistics for PhD programme: Measures of central tendency and dispersion, Skewness and kurtosis, Probability, Normal distribution (properties only), Test of significance (t, Z, f and X2 – test), Regression and correlation (including partial and multiple correlations with their test of significance), Sampling theory with reference to crop estimation survey (random, stratified and multistage sampling).,Analysis of variance, Principles of experimental designs, Completely Randomized Design, Randomized Block Design, Latin Square Design, Factorial Experiments (23 factorial experiments), Split Plot design, Analysis of Covariance, Missing plot Technique ( in R.B.D. and L.S.D. with one value missing), Sponsored Links

MBA (Agri. Business) Program: General Knowledge, Reasoning & Aptitude, General English of High School Standard

Counselling

UPCATET 2022 counselling procedure will commence in the month of August 2022. No call letter will be sent to applicants individually. Admission will be done on the basis of merit list i.e. the marks acquired in UPCATET 2022.

  • After UPCATET results are declared, all qualifying candidates are allotted seats in their respective course and university through counselling.
  • Seats are allotted on the basis of merit-cum-reservation-cum-choice available at the time of counselling.
  • For UPCATET 2022 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 date, time, and place of the counselling session.
  • All candidates need to appear for the counselling as per the schedule mentioned in the letter.
  • Documents that candidates need to bring at the time of UPCATET 2022 counselling are as mentioned below. It may be noted that candidates need to carry five sets of all the documents.

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