UPCATET Syllabus Exam Pattern

UPCATET Syllabus Exam Pattern

UPCATET Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Uttar Pradesh Combined Agricultural and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET) is state level exam conducted by four important participating agricultural universities in Uttar Pradesh on a rotational basis.

This Year Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut, will be conducting this examination.

 Candidates who are seeking admission for UG, PG, and research programs in agricultural courses may apply and start preparations to attend this examination as soon as possible for the exam will be held tentatively in May 2021.

Highlights of Uttar Pradesh Combined Agricultural and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET) 2021

Name of the examinationUttar Pradesh Combined Agricultural and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET)
Exam Conducting Institute in 2021Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut
Mode of examinationOffline
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Medium of question paperBilingual (English and Hindi)
Total Number of Questions200
Total Marks600
Negative MarkingYes
Marking SchemeMarks for correct answer – 3 Marks
Deduction for wrong answer – 1 Mark
Duration of Exam3 Hours
Application Form release date28 February 2021
Application FeeGeneral and OBC – INR 1250
SC/ST- INR 1050
Last date to remit application fee16 April 2021
Admit Card release date01 June 2021
UPCATET 2021 Exam date16 June 2021, 17 June 2021

UPCATET Exam Pattern

For Undergraduate Programs

Name of PapersPCB, PCM, PAG, PHS
Total Number of Questions200 Questions
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice-Based Questions
Duration of Exam3 Hours
Admission Under PCB GroupAgriculture, Horticulture, Fisheries, Home Science, Veterinary Science and Forestry.
Admission Under PCM GroupAgriculture, Home Science, Horticulture, and B.Tech programs.
Admission Under PAG GroupAgriculture, Horticulture, Fisheries, Forestry, Home Science, B.Tech in Agriculture Engineering and Biotechnology subjects
Admission Under PHS GroupB.Sc Home Science

Detailed exam Pattern for Under Graduate Programs

GroupSubjectsTotal QuestionsTotal Marks
PCBPhysics
Chemistry
Biology
General Studies
200600
PCMPhysics
Chemistry
Mathematics
General Studies
200600
PAG (Agriculture)Agriculture Physics
Agriculture Chemistry
Agriculture Botany
Agriculture Zoology
Agronomy
Agriculture Statistics and Mathematics
Agriculture Engineering
Animal Husbandry and Dairying
Horticulture
General Studies  
200600
PHSHome Science
English
Hindi
Sociology
Geography
Economics
General Studies  
200600

Exam Pattern for Post Graduate Programs (UPCATET) 2021

Exam DetailsSubjectTotal Number of Questions
MHSGeneral Studies
Home Management      
Child Development        
Clothing and Textiles Food and Nutrition         
Home Science Extension Education
Statistics
200
MAGGeneral Studies
Agricultural Economics 
Seed Technology             
Soil Conservation            
Statistics             
Biotechnology
Genetics and Plant Breeding
Entomology       
Plant Pathology and Nematology
Agronomy and Agrometeorology             
Horticulture       
Extension Education      
Soil Science       
Agriculture Engineering
Animal Husbandry and Dairying
Agricultural Biochemistry                            
Forestry              
200
MVSGeneral Studies              
Veterinary Microbiology           
L.P.M.  
Surgery and Radiology       
Animal Nutrition              
Physiology and Biochemistry
Animal Genetics and Breeding                   
Pathology Epidemiology and Public Health
Gynecology       
Pharmacology and Toxicology    
Parasitology Medicine Extension       
Veterinary Anatomy
Livestock Products Technology
200
MTAGeneral Studies                                               
Storage Engineering       
Engineering Properties of Bio-material   
Farm Machinery and Power Heat and Mass Transfer
Dairy and Food Engineering
Milling of Agricultural Produce  
Soil and Water conservation and Irrigation Engineering
200
MTMGeneral Studies                
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Heat and Mass Transfer Fluid Mechanics               
Thermodynamics, I.C. Engine     
Power Plant Engineering
Machine Design
Production Engineering
Industrial Engineering
200
MTBGeneral Studies                
Recombinant DNA Technology                  
Immunology / Animal Biotechnology      
Commercial Biotechnology
Bioinformatics
Biochemistry and Physiology
Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering         
Cell Biology        
Pathology and Microbiology
200
MFSGeneral Studies                
Aquatic Animal Health Management      
Aquaculture      
Fisheries Resource Management                             
Fisheries Engineering
Aquatic Environment Management
Fish Processing Technology        
Fisheries Extension, Economics and Statistics
200
MAFGeneral Studies                               
Wood Science and Technology
Principles of Silviculture                
Agroforestry                       
Social Forestry Silvicultural Systems      
Forest Mensuration       
Fundamentals of Forest Protection
Forest Ecology and Management             
Forest Nursery and Afforestation Techniques
200
MBAGeneral Knowledge, Reasoning and Aptitude
General English of High School Standard
100

Note: Exam Pattern for MBA in Agricultural Business is different from other programs mentioned above.

The selection procedure for MBA program is a written test of 2 hours duration comprising 100 questions.

Candidates qualify in this test will have to appear for group discussion and Interview.

Exam Pattern for PhD Programs UPCATET

Name of the programSubjectsTotal Number of QuestionsTotal Marks
PDAGeneral Studies
Statistics
Agriculture
100300
PDHGeneral Studies
Statistics
Horticulture
100300
PDHSGeneral Studies
Statistics
Home Science
100300
PDVGeneral Studies
Statistics
Veterinary Science
100300
PDTGeneral Studies
Statistics
Agricultural Engineering
100300
PDAFGeneral Studies
Statistics
Agroforestry
100300

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Detailed Syllabus of (UPCATET) 2021

Syllabus of UG Programs             

  • Higher Secondary (Class 11 and Class 12) syllabus of concerned subjects.

Syllabus of PG Programs              

  • Prescribed Graduation syllabus of concerned subjects.

Syllabus of Ph.D. Program (Statistics as Common Subject)

  • Test of significance
  • Regression and correlation
  • Skewness and kurtosis
  • Measures of central tendency and dispersion
  • Probability
  • Normal distribution (properties only)
  • Sampling theory with reference to crop estimation survey
  • Analysis of variance
  • Principles of experimental designs
  • Latin Square Design
  • Factorial Experiments (23 factorial experiments)
  • Split Plot design
  • Completely Randomized Design
  • Randomized Block Design
  • Analysis of Covariance
  • Missing plot Technique (in R.B.D. and L.S.D. with one value missing)        
FAQ Uttar Pradesh Combined Agricultural and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET)
What is the official website address through which candidates could apply for UPCATET 2021?

www.upcatetadmissions.org

What is the total marks of UPCATET 2021?

600 Marks

Is there any negative marking in the UPCATET 2021?

1Yes. One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

What will be the mode of UPCATET examination 2021?

Offline (Pen and Paper mode)

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