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UPCATET 2019 Date, Eligibility, Application Form, Pattern and Syllabus

Updated On - January 15th 2019 by JAINAB ALVI

UPCATET 2019 is the Uttar Pradesh Combined Agricultural and Technology Entrance Test, conducted by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut for admission in various for Under Graduates and Post Graduate Programs. Candidates need to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. UPCATET 2019 is tentatively scheduled for May 16 to 18, 2019.

UPCATET EligibilityUPCATET Exam PatternUPCATET Exam Center
  • UPCATET Application Form will be released from February 20, 2019 to March 31, 2019 in online mode.
  • The exam will be held in 7 cities which are Banda, Kanpur, Mahoba, Meerut, Lucknow, Faizabad and Varanasi.
  • The admit cards will be available online on the official website from May 01, 2019.
  • The question paper will contain a total of 200 multiple choice questions of 600 marks that candidates need to complete in three hours duration.
  • UPCATET Result will be declared on May 31 in online mode.
  • Candidates clearing the written entrance exam will then be eligible to secure admission in a course of their choice in Universities Accepting UPCATET Scores for Admissions.

UPCATET 2019 Highlights

Conducting BodySardar Vallabh Bhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology
Mode of UPCATET 2019Offline 
Medium of UPCATET 2019English & Hindi
Duration of UPCATET 20193 hours
Type and Number of Questions200 (Multiple Choice Questions)
Courses Offered12

UPCATET 2019 Exam Dates

Students can check here the UPCATET official exam date:

EventDate (Tentative)
Online Application Form starts fromFebruary 20, 2019
Last date of Application FormMarch 31, 2019
Availability of UPCATET Admit CardMay 1, 2019
UPCATET 2019 Exam DateMay 16 – 18, 2019
Result DeclarationMay 31, 2019
UPCATET CounsellingJune 5 – 15, 2019

UPCATET 2019 Eligibility

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

CourseMinimum QualificationSubject RequiredMinimum Marks
B.Sc. (Hon) Agriculture12th StandardAgricultural Science60%
B.Sc. (Hon) Horticulture12th StandardPCB60%
B.Sc. (Hon) Forestry12th StandardPCM60%
Bachelor in Fisheries Science12th StandardPCMB60%
Bachelor in Veterinary Science12th StandardPCB / PCMB & English50%
B.Sc. (Hon) Home Science12th StandardArts with Home Science / PCB/PCM/PCMB/Agricultural Science60%
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 ChemistryB.Sc. Agriculture -60%
M.Sc. Home ScienceBSc Home Science -60%
M.Sc. Agriculture BiotechnologyBachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biotechnology -60%
M.Sc. Agricultural Meteorology/ Horticulture/ NematologyBachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture -60%
M.Sc. Agricultural StatisticsBachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture -60%
M.Sc. Entomology/ Plant Pathology/ Plant Physiology/ Crop Physiology/ Seed Science & Technology/ Soil Conservation& Water ManagementBachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry -60%
Masters in Veterinary ScienceB.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, 2019; and 05 years of relaxation for SC/ST and OBC candidates.
  • For the other course, minimum age limit of the candidates is 16 years and maximum 22 years; and the relaxation of 05 years for SC/ST OBC candidates. 

UPCATET 2019 Application Form

Students can check here the details of online application form of UPCATET 2019:

  • UPCATET Application Form has been released in online mode.
  • The online application form has been released from February 20, 2019 to March 31, 2019. 
  • Students should fill all the details on the application form carefully.
  • Candidates have to upload the scanned image of recent photograph (online mode).
  • Candidates should take a print copy of the complete 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 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

CategoryApplication Fee
General and Other Backward ClassINR 1250
SC / STINR 1050

Note: The university also accepts late payment of fees with a fine of INR 300 from May 1 – 5, 2019.

UPCATET 2019 Admit Card

The admit cards will be available online on the official website. UPCATET 2019 admit card will be available from May 1, 2019 onwards to download. UPCATET Admit card will not be delivered to candidate via courier or post services. Candidates will not be 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 photo in which the photo of applicant is attached and clearly visible.

Candidates will not be permitted to appear for UPCATET 2019 without showing correct and suitable photo identification.

Candidates are advised to download two copies of UPCATET Admit Card 2019 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 the another one have to be carried along on the date of the examination.

Steps to Download Admit Card

  1. Firstly, visit the official website i.e.
  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 2019 Exam Centre

  • UPCATET 2019 will be held in 7 cities which are Banda, Kanpur, Mahoba, Meerut, Lucknow, Faizabad and Varanasi. 
  • A total of 22 centers will be made in these 7 cities. 
  • If there is no availability of seats in the selected exam centre, then the next nearest centre will be allotted.
  • It is advisable to reach the exam centre 1 hour earlier to avoid last minute issues and delays.
  • Once allotted, the exam centre will not be changed.

UPCATET 2019 Exam Pattern

Candidates who wish to appear for exam must be aware of UPCATET 2019 Exam Pattern that is followed for the examination before the commencement of preparation for it.

UPCATET 2019 exam pattern for BSc and BTech courses is such that the question paper will contain a total of 200 multiple choice questions of 600 marks that candidates need to complete in three hours duration. The question paper will be in both English and Hindi languages.

Marking Scheme: Three marks will be awarded for each correct answer and one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

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

Course OptedSegmentSubjects CoveredNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Bachelor Degree in Science courses (Agriculture, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science, Forestry, and Veterinary Science)PCBGeneral Studies, Physics, Chemistry, Biology200600
Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Home Science, B.TechPCMGeneral Studies, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics200600
B.Sc. Agriculture, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science, Forestry, B.Tech CoursesPAGGeneral Studies, Agriculture Physics, Agriculture Chemistry, Agriculture Zoology, Agriculture Botany, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Dairying, Horticulture, Agriculture Engineering, Agriculture Statistics, Mathematics200600
B.Sc. Home Science -General Studies, English, Hindi, Sociology, Economics, Geography, Home Science200600

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

Course Applied forSubjects CoveredNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
M Sc Home scienceGeneral Studies, Food & Nutrition, Home Management, Child Development, Home Science , Clothing & Textiles, Statistics200600
Masters in Agriculture and HorticultureGeneral Studies, Agronomy, Agro meteorology, 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, Forestry200600
M. SCGeneral Studies, Veterinary Microbiology, LPM, Surgery & Radiology, Animal genetics & Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Physiology & Biochemistry, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Parasitology, Pathology, Epidemiology & Public Health, Gynaecology, Medicine200600

UPCATET 2019 Result

UPCATET 2019 result is declared by Uttar Pradesh Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET) on the official website on May 31, 2019. Aspirants can check their result for by filling their application number, roll number and date of birth on the official website. 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 2019 Result

Step 1: Visit official website of UPCATET exam

Step 2: Click on “UPCATET 2019 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.

CategoryCut off
General20 %
SC/ST10 %

UPCATET 2019 Counselling

UPCATET 2019 counselling procedure will commence from June 5 – 15, 2019. 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 2019.

  • 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 2019 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 2019 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/ institutionAttested photocopies of Class X and XII certificates and mark sheets
Original and attested photocopies of marks sheets and certificates of Bachelor and Master Degree coursesDomicile certificate of Uttar Pradesh state issued by the competent authority
Original copy of sport weightage certificateOriginal 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 backOriginal copy of OBC category certificate issued after March 31, 2019 or valid on counselling date
An affidavit accounting for discontinuity of more than three months after leaving the college/ institution last attendedOriginal 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


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Digvijay singh

upvatet eligisbty


02 Jan, 2019 19:19
Alok Pandey

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

15 Jan, 2019 12:00

Sir I am from bihar can i give exam

28 Dec, 2018 14:22
Akansha Expert

Hi Harsh, No this exam is only for UP candidates.

28 Dec, 2018 17:55
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?

15 Aug, 2018 13:12
Garima Bansal

Hi Chetan, You may contact to the respective university To get admission details.

17 Aug, 2018 14:35
praduam kumar

Sir maine class 12 PCM se kiya hai But mai upcatet PAG group se exam de sakta hu????????

01 Aug, 2018 12:07
Garima Bansal

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

01 Aug, 2018 14:51
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 .

11 Jul, 2018 08:06
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

11 Jul, 2018 13:09
Chappa saibalaji

I didn't write UPCATET exam can I get Bvsc admission

10 Jul, 2018 21:05
Akansha Expert

Hi Chappa, To get the Admission it is mandatory to appear UPCATET Entrance Exam.

12 Jul, 2018 17:37

Sir i got all over rank1600 rank and category rank 983 sir can i get bsc ag or bsc horticulture

10 Jul, 2018 14:38
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

10 Jul, 2018 16:48
Aryan Yadav

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

09 Jul, 2018 08:47
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

09 Jul, 2018 11:35
Shivam Chauhan

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

05 Jul, 2018 17:27
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

06 Jul, 2018 11:36
deepika yadav

There is problem in security fee deposite of upcatet what to do?

04 Jul, 2018 11:09
Akansha Expert

Hi Deepika, 91-7991805687 contact detail for getting the query for UPCATET Entrance exam.

04 Jul, 2018 16:17

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