UPCATET 2024 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

UPCATET 2024: Uttar Pradesh Combined Agricultural and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET) will be conducted for admission into various UG, PG, and Ph.D. courses. Admission to the Universities accepting UPCATET scores will be given to candidates clearing the written entrance exam. Candidates can get more details about UPCATET 2024 in the given article.

UPCATET 2024 Dates

The online Application Form starts from March 2024
Last date to Apply Online April 2024
Form Correction Window May 2024
Availability of Admit Card June 2024
Exam Date June 2024
Result Declaration June 2024
Submit registration fee for Online Counselling July 2024
UG & Diploma courses July 2024
PG courses July 2024
Ph.D. 2nd week of July 2024
Upload document for Online Counselling
UG & Diploma courses 1st week of June 2024
PG courses 3rd week of June 2024
Ph.D. 2nd week of July 2024
The first online counseling process
UG & Diploma courses 3rd week of June 2024
PG courses 4th week of June 2024
Ph.D. 3rd week of July 2024
The second offline counseling process
UG & Diploma courses 1st week of July 2024
PG courses 2nd week of July 2024
The third online Counselling process for All courses 1st week of August 2024

Eligibility Criteria

  • B.Sc. (Hon) Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Forestry and Bachelor in Fisheries Science/ Veterinary Science: 12th Standard in relevant subject with 60% marks
  • B.Sc. (Hon) Home Science: 12th Standard in Arts with Home Science / PCB/PCM/PCMB/Agricultural Science with 60% marks
  • 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 with 60% marks
  • M.Sc. Home Science: BSc Home Science with 60% marks
  • Masters in Veterinary Science: B.V Sc & AH with 5.50 CGPA
  • M.Sc. Agriculture Biotechnology/ Meteorology/ Horticulture/ Nematology/ Statistics/ Entomology/ Plant Pathology/ Plant Physiology/ Crop Physiology/ Seed Science & Technology/ Soil Conservation& Water Management: Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biotechnology, Forestry with 60% marks

Age Limit

  • The minimum age limit for courses BVS and C & AH is 17 years and a maximum of 23 years.
  • For the other courses, the minimum age limit of the candidates is 16 years and a maximum of 22 years.
  • 5 years of relaxation will be given to SC/ST and OBC candidates.


UPCATET 2024 Important Links

UPCATET Official Notification Check Here
Official Website Check Here
Online Registration Register Here

UPCATET 2024 Application Form

  • The application form of UPCATET 2024 will be released in online mode.
  • Fill all the details on the application form carefully and upload the scanned image of the recent photograph.
  • Take a print copy of the completely filled-in application form for future use.
  • The off-line/hard copy of the application form is not required to be sent to the official authority.

Application Fee

  • The application fee for the candidates belonging to the OBC and General Categories is INR 1250.
  • For SC/ST candidates, the application fee is INR 1050.
Category Application Fee
General and Other Backward Class INR 1250
SC / ST INR 1050
  • The fee should be deposited in the form of a bank draft at any branch of SBI.

Exam Pattern

  • The exam consists of objective-type multiple-choice questions.
  • The total duration of the exam for UG, PG (except MBA) is 3 hours and a Ph.D. is 2 hours.
  • The question paper will be in both English and Hindi languages.
  • For every correct answer, 3 marks are awarded to the students.
  • Candidates are advised to read the questions carefully because for every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted from the total marks.
  • No marks are deducted for the unattempted questions.

For BSc and BTech courses

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

For post-graduation courses

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
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
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

Exam Centers

  • The exam will be held in 6 cities which are Banda, Ayodhya, Kanpur, Meerut, Lucknow, and Varanasi.
  • Once allotted, the exam center will not be changed.
  • The next nearest center will be allotted if there is no availability of seats in the selected exam center.

UPCATET Counselling

UPCATET 2024 Counseling

  • The candidates are allotted seats in their respective courses and university through counseling.
  • The Seats will be allotted on the basis of merit-cum-reservation-cum-choice available at the time of counseling.
  • The counseling letter is necessary as it would contain details such as the date, time, and place of the counseling session.
  • Candidates can download their counseling letters from the official website.
  • Appear for the counseling as per the schedule mentioned in the letter.

Ph.D Admission Notifications 2024

Documents required during Counselling

  • Downloaded copy of the online application form.
  • Marks sheets and certificates of Bachelor and Master’s Degree courses
  • Original copy of sport weight certificate
  • Five passport size photographs
  • Attested photocopies of Class X and XII certificates and mark sheets
  • Domicile certificate of Uttar Pradesh state issued by the competent authority
  • Character and conduct certificate
  • OBC category certificate
  • Original copy of transfer/ migration certificate
  • Two bank drafts of INR 500 (as counseling fee) and INR 5,000 (as initiation fee)

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