UP CATET 2021 : UP Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET) is an entrance exam organised to provide admission to Uttar Pradesh domicile candidates in different UG and PG programmes offered at Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut; Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology, Kumarganj, Faridabad; Banda University of Agriculture and Technology, Banda. The UPCATET is a state-level entrance exam conducted anually.
UPCATET 2021 Exam Highlights
|Name of the Exam||U.P. Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET)|
|Conducting Authority||Chandra Shekhar Azad University Of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur|
|Exam Date||June 16 & 17, 2021|
|Exam Purpose||The exam is conducted to shortlist the candidates for admission to the UG & PG programs offered by the four Agriculture Universities of Uttar Pradesh.|
|Minimum Eligibility (UG)||Class 12th|
|Exam Frequency||Once a Year|
|Exam Mode||Pen & Paper (Offline)|
|Admission Process||The admission will be done through the UPCATET 2021 counseling process.|
UPCATET 2021 Important Dates
|Release of Application Forms||28-Feb-2021 to 30-Apr-2021|
|Last Date to Submit Application Fee||1-May-2021|
|Option to Edit Application Form||03-May-2021 to 05-May-2021 (5 pm)|
|Release of Admit Card||01-Jun-2021|
|UPCATET 2021||16-Jun-2021 to 17-Jun-2021|
|Declaration of Results||30-Jun-2021|
|Online Counselling Round||05-Jul-2021 onwards|
UPCATET Eligibility Criteria
- BSc (Honours) Agriculture/ BSc (Honours) Horticulture/ BSc (Honours) Forestry: One should have cleared Class XII with Agricultural Science/ Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB)/ Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM)/ Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology (PCMB) subject.
- Bachelor in Fisheries Science (BFSc): one should have cleared Class XII with Agricultural Science/ Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB)/ Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology (PCMB) subject.
- BSc (Honours) Home Science: one should have cleared Class XII in Arts stream with Home Science/ PCB/ PCM/ PCMB/ Agricultural Science subject. Only female candidates can opt for this course.
Age limit: As of December 31, 2021, candidates should be more than 16 years and less than 22 years in age. However, for the BVSc&H course, one should be minimum 17 years and maximum 25 years in age as on December 31, 2021.
Note; candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC category have an age relaxation of five years for any course.
UPCATET 2021 Admission Process
Step 1: Fill UPCATET Application Form
For UPCATET 2021 registrations, one can fill the application form in the online mode on the official website of the exam. For offline applications, candidates can get their forms from the administrative offices of any participating university.
Before filling the application form candidates need to pay UPCATET 2021 application fee. One can pay the application fee either in the online mode (via net banking/ debit card) or in the offline mode (via SBI challan payable at any branch of SBI).
|Category||UPCATET Application Fee (Without Late Fee)||UPCATET Application Fee (With Late Fee)|
|General & OBC||Rs 1,250||Rs 1,550|
|SC/ ST||Rs 1,050||Rs 1,350|
Step 2: Download UPCATET Admit Card
One can download their UPCATET 2021 admit card from the official website of the exam. To download the admit card, candidates need to enter details such as their registration number/ full name and course. UPCATET 2021 admit card will appear on the screen.
Step 3: Appear for UPCATET
Now candidated have to appear for UPCATET exam at the allotted exam centre. In the exam, candidates will be asked 200 objective questions of 600 marks. The duration will be three hours.
Step 4: Check UPCATET Result
To check UPCATET result, one need to enter their roll number/ registration number, date of birth, and course. UPCATET result appears on the screen.
It may be noted that minimum cutoff percentage to qualify the exam is 20% (for General category) and 10% (for SC/ ST category).
Step 5: Appear for UPCATET Counselling
Ones qualifying in the UPCATET exam are called for the counselling round as per merit. In the UPCATET 2021 counselling session, candidates are allotted seats in their respective courses and universities.
Courses offered through UPCATET
|BSc (Hons) Agriculture||BSc (Hons) Horticulture|
|BSc (Hons) Forestry||BSc (Hons) Home Science|
|BTech Biotechnology||BTech Agriculture Engineering|
|BTech Dairy Technology||BTech Computer Science|
|BTech Mechanical Engineering||BTech Electronics & Communication Engineering|
|MSc Agriculture||MSc Home Science|
|MSc Veterinary Science||MSc Horticulture|
|MVSc||MTech Agricultural Engineering|
|MTech Mechanical Engineering||MTech/ MSc Biotechnology|
UPCATET Exam Centre’s
|UPCATET Exam Centre/ City||Code|
Ans The UPCATET is conducted in offline mode (pen & paper test).
Ans The UPCATET exam duration is of three hours.
Ans Yes, for each incorrect answer one mark will be deducted. For every right answer, three marks will be awarded.
Ans The UPCATET 2021 exam will be conducted from June 16-17.
Ans The UPCATET counselling session will begin in July once the results are declared. There will be three phases of counselling for the 2021 academic year.