UPCATET 2021: Form Correction (Closes Today), Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus and Result

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UPCATET Registration 2021 has begun on February 28, 2021, in online mode. Last date to fill UPCATET Application form 2021 is now extended till today; upto April 30, 2021, while the application fee can be paid until May 1, 2021. Facility for UPCATET 2021 Form Correction has opened subsequently from May 3 – 5. UPCATET 2021 will be held on June 16 – 17, 2021 in offline mode. Check UPCATET 2021 form correction 

UPCATET is conducted for admission into various UG, PG, and Ph.D. courses in Agricultural Technology for domicile students of Uttar Pradesh. It is held on a rotational basis by four different universities that fall under Uttar Pradesh Krishi Avam Prodyogik Vishwavidyalaya. this year, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture Technology, Kanpur will be organizing UPCATET 2021.

UPCATET 2021 Highlights

Exam Name Uttar Pradesh Combined Agricultural and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET)
Conducting Body Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology, Ayodhya
Exam Mode Offline 
Medium English & Hindi
Exam Level State
Courses Under Graduates, Post Graduate and PhD
Seats Offered

UG – 1734

PG – 583

PhD – 258

Diploma – 100

UPCETAT 2021 Exam Dates

UPCATET 2021 Exam Dates

Candidates can check the official schedule of UPCATET 2021 from the table below:-

Event Date
Online UPCATET Application Form 2021 February 28 – April 30, 2021 (Extended)
Last date to pay the application fee online May 1, 2021
Form Correction Window May 3 – 5, 2021
Availability of UPCATET Admit Card June 1, 2021
UPCATET 2021 Exam Date June  16 – 17, 2021
Result Declaration July 5, 2021

UPCATET 2021 Eligibility

UPCATET 2021 Eligibility

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, 2021; 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. 

UPCATET 2021 Application

UPCATET Application Form 2021

Students can check here the details of online application form of UPCATET 2021:

  • UPCATET Application Form 2021 is available on the official website on February 18, 2021. 
  • Students should fill all the details on the application form carefully and the entire application process will be carried out in online mode only.
  • Candidates have to upload the scanned image of recent photograph (online mode).
  • Candidates should take a print copy of the completely filled-in application form for future use.
  • There is no option for sending of the off-line/hard copy of application form.

Application Fee for UPCATET 2021:

For the candidates belonging for the OBC and General Categories is INR 1250 and For SC/ST candidates is INR 1050 and application fee should be deposited in the form of bank draft at any branch of SBI

Category Application Fee
General and Other Backward Class INR 1250
SC / ST INR 1050

UPCATET 2021 Admit card

UPCATET 2021 Admit Card

The admit cards are available online on the official website. It is not delivered to the candidate via courier or post services. Candidates are not allowed to enter the exam hall without admit card.

You shall also bring one photo ID proof:

  • Driving license
  • Voter ID
  • PAN card
  • Aadhar card or any other govt. ID and
  • Notarized Affidavit with a photo in which the photo of the applicant is attached and clearly visible.

Candidates will not be permitted to appear for UPCATET 2021 without showing correct and suitable photo identification.

Candidates are advised to download two copies of UPCATET Admit Card 2021 because one has to be self-attested and deposited to the invigilator for their signature & which will be preserved and which will be required during counselling procedure and another one has to be carried along on the date of the examination.

Steps to Download Admit Card

  1. Firstly, visit the official website i.e. upcatet.org
  2. Click on the link “UPCATET Admit card”.
  3. Enter the required credentials i.e. Class group, Challan number/ registration number/ roll number and Date of birth.
  4. UPCATET Admit Card will be displayed on your screen.
  5. Check and download the same for future reference. 

UPCATET 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates who wish to appear for the exam must be aware of UPCATET 2021 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

Marking Scheme

  • 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.

UPCATET 2021 Exam Center

  • UPCATET 2021 is held in 6 cities which are Banda, Ayodhya, Kanpur, Meerut, Lucknow and Varanasi
  • If there is no availability of seats in the selected exam center, then the next nearest center will be allotted.
  • It is advisable to reach the exam center 1 hour earlier to avoid last minute issues and delays.
  • Once allotted, the exam center will not be changed.

UPCATET 2021 Result

UPCATET 2021 Result

NDUAT, Ayodhya will declared UPCATET 2021 result after the successful completion of exam. Aspirants can check their result by using their application number, roll number and date of birth. Candidates need to note that the date of birth mentioned by them on the website to check their result should be in date-month-year format.

Steps to View UPCATET 2021 Result

Step 1: Visit official website of UPCATET exam

Step 2: Click on “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 exam

Step 5: Download and print UPCATET scorecard

Cut off percentage of marks in UPCATET is usually 20% for General/ OBC and 10% for SC/ ST category.

Category Cut off
General 20 %
SC/ST 10 %

UPCATET 2021 Counselling

UPCATET 2021 Counselling

UPCATET 2021 counselling procedure will commence from July 5 2021. 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 2021.

  • 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 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 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 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, 2021 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.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.


darshi varshney
What is the photo criteria for upcatet
saurabh pandey
hii i am saurabh i have pass out in ba.llb ...can i get master degree in dairy technology..pls tell me
spandita hati

You have completed your bachelor’s degree in LLB. There is less chance that you will get admission in dairy technology. The basic eligibility criteria for admission in Dairy technology is: 

  • Candidates should complete their Bachelor's degree from a recognized institute with 50% in aggregate 
  • Candidates must also have completed their 10+2 in the science stream.
  • Candidates who pursued their undergraduate degrees in Dairy Technology, Food Technology, Food Science, Food Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemistry will be given first preference.
  • Appearing and qualifying for the entrance exams is also mandatory for admissions to some institutes.
prakhar khare
How many candidate are apply for this exam every year for btech... plzz reply.
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Prakhar, total 557 students were admitted in this university. However, number for individual course has not been mentioned on the official website of the university.
arif suhail
hi have completed my bsc ag from a private college should i eligible for the upcatet
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Arif, yes, you are eligible for this exam. 

mohit haldar
What is the minimum marks to get paid seat for bvsc
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Mohit, candidates get paid seat on the basis of merit among those who have applied for paid seat. Thus, merit cannot be predicted now until applications are received for the same.
Brother plz tell how to use asterisk (*) in details during payment process
ashu karn
I'm a student from Nepal. I have completed Bsc Agriculture from Dehradun, Uttrakhand. Am I illegible for filling application form for Msc Agriculture?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Ashu, yes, you are eligible for the exam.
digvijay singh

upvatet eligisbty


alok pandey

Hi Digvijay, To get details regarding the eligibility for exam you may check this link:- Eligibility

Sir I am from bihar can i give exam
akansha expert
Hi Harsh, No this exam is only for UP candidates.
chetan chaudhary
HEY, I got the news that SVBPU-Meerut also got the seats for BVSc. for this year(2018-19). So, What's the procedure for taking the admission on that particular seats? Are they conduct the re-counselling for that?
garima bansal
Hi Chetan, You may contact to the respective university To get admission details.
praduam kumar
Sir maine class 12 PCM se kiya hai But mai upcatet PAG group se exam de sakta hu????????
garima bansal

Hi Praduam, To get details regarding the eligibility for the exam you may check this link:- Eligibility.

amit patel
Sir i have all combined rank 5033 and All combined category rank 3303 and Group rank 567 and group category rank is 275. Sir can i get admission in b. Sc. Ag, horticulture, forestry or b. Tech at any university followed by upcatet .
garima bansal

Hi Amit, You may check this link:- Participating colleges You can check their websites and contact them for the information regarding admission according to your rank

chappa saibalaji
I didn't write UPCATET exam can I get Bvsc admission
akansha expert
Hi Chappa, To get the Admission it is mandatory to appear UPCATET Entrance Exam.
Sir i got all over rank1600 rank and category rank 983 sir can i get bsc ag or bsc horticulture
garima bansal
Hi Abhijeet, You may check the officail website for the cutoff to get idea about the admission in bsc ag or bsc horticulture
aryan yadav

Sir my ug combined rank is 4883 and category rank is 2700 what can I get at this rank 

garima bansal

Hi Aryan To check which college you will get according to your rank you may check the list of colleges by this link:- Participating colleges , You can check their websites and contact for the admission

shivam chauhan
Sir i am shivam .sir plz tell me 1500 par horticulture hoga kya
garima bansal

Hi Shivam, Here is list of colleges:-Participating colleges you may check their websites for the cutoffs and contact them to get admission according tom your rank

deepika yadav
There is problem in security fee deposite of upcatet what to do?
akansha expert
Hi Deepika, 91-7991805687 contact detail for getting the query for UPCATET Entrance exam.
shrejal yadav
Sir second counseling kab take hogi Maine registration kra diya fee bhi pay kar di
garima bansal
Hi Shrejal, The counselling session has been over.
gourish tripathi
What is the format for upcatet affidavit for discontinuity of more than 3 months after leaving last institute attended.
ritika sharma
Hi Gourish, You may please contact to the college from which you have done course.
shweta singj
Sir upcatet ka counselling letter kab se download kiya ja sakta hai abhi to website pe show hi nhi kar raha
ritika sharma
Hi Shweta, You can download a counseling letter after getting the official notice.