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UPCATET 2024 Notification, Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus

 

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut announces UP Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET) 2024, Apply Now

 

UPCATET 2024 – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut (U.P.) would organise U.P. Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET)-2024 on rotation for admission in all UG, PG PhD programmes of the five agriculture universities of Uttar Pradesh for the academic year 2024-25. Candidates can refer to the page below for more details on UPCATET 2024.

UP Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET) 2024

 

 Program Offered in

  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut (U.P.)
  • Banda University of Agriculture and Technology, Banda (U.P.)
  • Acharya Narendra Deva University of Agriculture & Technology, Kumarganj, Ayodhya (U.P.)
  • Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur (U.P.)
  • Mahatma Buddha University of Agriculture and Technology, Babhanuli, Kushinagar (U.P.)

 

Course Offered

UG Programs

  • BSc. (Hons) Agriculture; BSc. (Hons) Horticulture; BSc. (Hons) Forestry & B.F. Sc (Bachelor in Fisheries Science); B.V.Sc. & A.H; B.Tech (Biotechnology); B.Tech. (Agril. Engg); B.Tech (Dairy Technology); B.Tech (Food Technology) B.Tech (Sugarcane Science and technology); B.Sc. (Hons) Food Nutrition and Dietetics 

PG Programs

  • M.Sc. (Community Science) (Group of Exam. Paper -MHS), M.Sc. (Agriculture) (Group of Exam. Paper -MAG), M.Sc. (Horticulture) (Group of Exam. Paper -MAG), M.Sc. (Forestry) (Group of Exam. Paper -MFR), M.V.Sc:-(Group of Exam. Paper -MVS), M.Tech. Agril. Engg. (Group of Exam. Paper MTA), M.Tech. Mechanical Engg. (Group of Exam. Paper MTM), M.Sc. (Molecular Biology & Biotechnology) (Group of Exam. Paper -MTB), M.F.Sc. (Masters of Fisheries Science)(Group of Exam. Paper -MFS)

PhD Programs

  • Ph.D. (Agriculture) (Group of Exam. Paper -PDA); Ph.D. (Horticulture) (Group of Exam. Paper -PDH); Ph.D. (Forestry) (Group of Exam. Paper -PDFR); Ph.D. (Home Science/ Community Science) (Group of Exam. Paper -PDHS); Ph.D. in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (Group of Exam. Paper -PDB); Ph.D. Veterinary Science (Group of Exam. Paper -PDV); Ph.D. (Agricultural Engineering) (Group of Exam. Paper -PDT); Ph.D. in Fisheries (Group of Exam. Paper-PDF)

 

Important Dates

  • Date of online application : 17th March to 07th May 2024 (till 11.59 pm)
  • Last date for online fee submission : 08th May 2024 (till 11.59 pm)
  • Date for correction of application form : 07th to 14th May 2024 (till 11.59 pm)
  • Date for downloading admit card : 27th May 2024 onward
  • Dates of Entrance Examination : 11th to 12th June 2024
    • Undergraduate : 11-06-2024 9.00 am to 12.00 Noon
    • Master’s : 12-06-2024 9.00 am to 12.00 Noon
    • Ph.D. : 12-06-2024 9.00 am to 11.00 am
    • MBA : 12-06-2024 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm
  • Date of declaration of result : 22nd June 2024
  • Tentative Dates of Online Counselling : Please check on Information Brochure

 

Eligibility Criteria

    • The following eligibility criteria are required for admission through UPCATET-2024:-
    • 1. The candidate must be a native of Uttar Pradesh.
    • The definition of natives of Uttar Pradesh is as follows-
    • Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination from Uttar Pradesh and have been residing in Uttar Pradesh for the last five years. Or
    • A citizen of India whose father’s place of residence or place of origin is Uttar Pradesh and who is also a resident of Uttar Pradesh. Or
    • A citizen of India whose father’s place of residence or place of origin was not in Uttar Pradesh but who or whose father has acquired residence in Uttar Pradesh, but after such acquisition, the period of residence of the candidate in Uttar Pradesh till the date of submission of this application form is not less than five years. OR
    • For wards of employees of Government of India (in civil or military service) or employees of public undertakings like Life Insurance Corporation, Nationalized Banks, Indian Heavy Electricals, Indian Drug and Pharmaceutical Ltd., serving in Uttar Pradesh (attachment of employer’s certificate is mandatory), the condition is that such candidate will submit an affidavit to this effect on a stamp paper of appropriate value.
  • 2. Before applying online, candidates should ensure their minimum education qualification.

 

Education Qualifications:

 

For UG Programs

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture : Intermediate in Agri. Sci. /PCB/PCM/PCMB
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Horticulture : Intermediate in Agri. Sci. /PCB/PCM/PCMB
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry : Intermediate in Agri. Sci. /PCB/PCM/PCMB
  • B. F. Sc. (Bachelor in Fisheries Science) : Intermediate in Agri. Sci./ PCB /PCMB
  • B. V. Sc. & A. H. : Intermediate in PCB/ PCMB with English as a subject along with 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English for General/OBC/EWSand 47.5% for SC/ST
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science : Intermediate in Art with Home Science as subject /PCB /PCM/ PCMB/Agri. Sci.
  • B.Tech. (Biotechnology) : Intermediate in Agril. Sci. / PCB/PCMB/PCM
  • B.Tech. (Agril. Engg.) : Intermediate in Agril. Sci. /PCM/PCMB
  • B.Tech. ( Dairy Technology) : Intermediate in Agri. Sci./PCM/ PCB/PCMB
  • B.Tech. ( Food Technology) : Intermediate in Agri. Sci. /PCB/PCM/PCMB
  • B.Tech.(Sugarcane Science and Technology) : Intermediate in Agri. Sci. /PCB/PCM/PCMB
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Food Nutrition and Dietetics : Intermediate in Art with Home Science as subject /PCB /PCM/ PCMB/Agri. Sci.

For PG Programs

M.Sc. (Community Science) (Group of Exam. Paper -MHS)

  • (i) Extension Education and Communication Management / (ii) Resource Management and Consumer Science / (iii) Food and Nutrition / (iv) Human Development / Human Development and Family Studies / (v) Textiles and Clothing / (vi) Apparel and Textile Science : B.Sc.(H.Sc.)/B.Sc. Home Science (Hons.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science (10+2+4 years degree). Three years Bachelor degree holders are not eligible

M.Sc. (Agriculture) (Group of Exam. Paper -MAG)

  • (i) Agril. Biochemistry / Biochemistry : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc.Ag. (Hons.) / B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / B.Sc. Hort./ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./B.Sc. (Forestry)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (ii) Molecular Biology and Biotechnology : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./B.Tech.(Biotech.)/ B.Sc. (Forestry) /B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry) (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (iii) Agricultural Economics : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag./B.Sc.(Hort.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./B.Sc. (Forestry)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (iv) Agricultural Extension Education : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./B.Sc.(Forestry)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry/ B.F.Sc (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (v) Agriculture Meteorology : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc.(Hort.) /B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./B.Sc.(Forestry)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry(10+2+4 years degree)
  • (vi) Agricultural Statistics : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./ B.Sc.(Forestry)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry(10+2+4 years degree) with mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level
  • (vii) Agronomy : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (viii) Animal Husbandry : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (ix) Animal Husbandry & Dairying : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. (10+2+4 years degree) 
  • (x) Entomology : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc.(Hort.) / B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort. / B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons.B.Sc.(Forestry)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (xi) Genetics and Plant Breeding : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag./B.Sc.(Hort.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./B.Sc.(Forestry)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry (10+2+4 years degree)
  • Plant Pathology : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons.B.Sc.(Forestry)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (xiii) Plant Physiology : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./B.Sc.(Forestry)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (xiv) Seed Sciences and Technology : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./B.Sc.(Forestry)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (xv) Soil Conservation & Water Management : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./B.Sc.(Hort.) Hons./B.Sc.(Forestry)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (xvi) Soil Science : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag./ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./B.Sc.(Forestry)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry(10+2+4 years degree)

M.Sc. (Horticulture) (Group of Exam. Paper -MAG)

  • (i) Floriculture and Landscaping : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / B.Sc. Hort./ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons. (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (ii) Fruit Science : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / B.Sc. Hort./ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons. (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (iii) Post Harvest Management : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / B.Sc. Hort. / B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons. (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (iv) Vegetable Science : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / B.Sc. Hort./ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons. (10+2+4 years degree)

M.Sc. (Forestry) (Group of Exam. Paper -MFR)

  • (i) Silviculture and Agroforestry : B.Sc. Forestry/ B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry /B.Sc. Hort./ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / (10+2+4 years Degree)
  • (ii) Forest Biology & Tree Improvement : B.Sc. Forestry/ B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry /B.Sc. Hort./ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / (10+2+4 years Degree)
  • (iii) Forest Products Utilization : B.Sc. Forestry/ B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry /B.Sc. Hort./ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. (10+2+4 years Degree)
  • (iv) Forest Resource Management : B.Sc. Forestry/ B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry /B.Sc. Hort./ B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./ B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. (10+2+4 years Degree)

M.V.Sc:-(Group of Exam. Paper -MVS)

  • (i) Animal Genetics and Breeding (ii) Animal Nutrition (iii) Livestock Production and Management (iv) Livestock Products Technology (v) Veterinary Extension Education (vi) Veterinary Biochemistry (vii) Animal Reproduction Gynaecology and Obstetrics (viii) Veterinary Medicine (ix) Veterinary Microbiology (x) Veterinary Pathology (xi) Veterinary Physiology (xii) Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology (xiii) Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology (xiv) Veterinary Surgery and Radiology (xv) Veterinary Parasitology (xvi) Veterinary Anatomy : B.V.Sc. & A. H.(10+2+5 years/10+2+51⁄2 years Degree) with OGPA 5.50 (5.00 for SC/ST) out of 10. The candidates must be registered with VCI, New Delhi or State Veterinary Council 

M.Tech. Agril. Engg. (Group of Exam. Paper MTA)

  • (i) Processing and Food Engineering : B.Tech. in Agril. Engg. / Mechanical Engg. / B.Tech.(Food Tech.) /B.Tech.(Dairy Tech.)/Process and Food Engineering (10+2+4 years Degree)
  • (ii) Agricultural Engineering : B.Tech. (Agril Engg) (10+2+4 years degree) 
  • (iii) Irrigation and Drainage Engineering : B.Tech. in Agril. Engg. (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (iv) Farm Machinery and Power Engineering : B.Tech. in Agril. Engg. (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (v) Soil and Water Conservation Engineering : B.Tech. in Agril. Engg. (10+2+4 years degree)
  • (vi) Renewable Energy Engineering : B.Tech. in Agril. Engg. (10+2+4 years degree)

M.Tech. Mechanical Engg. (Group of Exam. Paper MTM)

  • (i) Mechanical Engineering : B.Tech. (Mechanical Engg) (10+2+4 years degree)

M.Sc. (Molecular Biology & Biotechnology) (Group of Exam. Paper -MTB)

  • (i) M.Sc. (Molecular Biology & Biotechnology) : B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. /B.Sc. (Horticulture)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort./B.Sc. (Hort.) Hons./ B.Sc.(Forestry)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry/ B.Sc. (Sericulture)/ B.Sc.(Hons) Sericulture/B.Tech. (Biotechnology (10+2+4 years degree) B.Sc. (Biotechnology) three year degree holder will not be eligible

M.F.Sc. (Masters of Fisheries Science)(Group of Exam. Paper -MFS)

  • (i) Aquaculture : B.F.Sc. (10+2+4 years Degree)
  • (ii) Fisheries Resource Management : B.F.Sc. (10+2+4 years Degree)
  • (i) MBA (Agri. Business Management) : Bachelor’s / or Master’s degree in Agriculture or allied disciplines of Agriculture, Agril. Engg./Dairy Science/Dairy Technology/Fisheries/Food Science/ Food Technology/Forestry/Home Science/CommunityScience/ VegetableScience/Horticulture/Veterinary Science (Three years bachelor degree + Master in Agri. and Allied disciplines will be eligible for MBA Admission)

Note:-

  • 1. Candidates who have passed three years B.Sc. (Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology) or Biotechnology course cannot take admission in M.Sc. (Molecular Biology & Biotechnology) course. For admission in all Masters courses, it is necessary to pass a four year graduation course. Candidates with a three year degree are not eligible.
  •  2. In the entrance examination of the MBA course, natives of Uttar Pradesh / residents of other states of the country and candidates having three-year bachelor’s degree are also eligible only if they have a master’s degree in agriculture and equivalent after three-year bachelor’s degree.
  • 3. Candidates taking admission in postgraduate courses, who have been put on Conduct Probation for more than two years during their study period, will not be given admission in any agricultural university.
  • 4. For admission in M.V.Sc. course, the candidate must have completed 10+2+5 Years B.V.Sc. & A.H. course or 10+2+5½ Years B.V.Sc. & A.H. course and it will be mandatory for the candidate to be registered with the Indian Veterinary Council or State Veterinary Council.

For PhD Programs

Ph.D. (Agriculture) (Group of Exam. Paper -PDA)

  • (i) Biochemistry : M. Sc. (Ag.) in Ag. Biochemistry / M.Sc. Biochemistry (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (ii) Molecular Biology and  Biotechnology : M.Sc. Ag. Biotechnology/ M.Sc.Biotechnology/ M.Tech.(Biotechnology) (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (iii) Agricultural Economics : M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agril. Economics / M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agril. Economics & Management (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (iv) Agricultural Extension Education : M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agril. Extension / Extension Education/Agril.Communication/Agril. Extension and Comm. (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (v) Agriculture Meteorology : M.Sc.(Agril. Meteorology)/ M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agril. Meteorology (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (vi) Agricultural Statistics : M.Sc. in Agril. Statistics/M.Sc. (Statistics) (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (vii) Agronomy : M.Sc. (Ag.) Agronomy (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (viii) Animal Husbandry : M.Sc. (Ag.) in Animal Husbandry (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (ix) Animal Husbandry & Dairying : M.Sc. (Ag.) in Dairy Technology/Animal Husbandry & Dairying/ Livestock Production & Management (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (x) Entomology : M.Sc. (Ag.) in Entomology (10+2+4+2 years Degree). M.Sc. (Ag.) in Zoology and Entomology /M.Sc. Agril. Zoology/M.Sc.(Ag.) in Plant Protection degree holders are not eligible
  • (xi) Genetics and Plant Breeding : M. Sc.(Ag.) in Gen. & Pl.Breeding (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (xii) Plant Pathology : M.Sc. (Ag.) in Plant Pathology (10+2+4+2 years Degree). M.Sc. (Ag.) in Mycology and Plant Pathology/M.Sc.(Ag.) in Plant Protection degree holders are not eligible
  • (xiii) Plant Physiology : M. Sc.(Ag.) in Plant Physiology/M.Sc. (Ag.) in Crop Physiology (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (xiv) Seed Sciences and Technology : M. Sc.(Ag.) in Seed Science and Technology  (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (xv) Soil Conservation & Water Management : M. Sc.(Ag.) in Soil Conservation & Water Management (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (xvi) Soil Science : M. Sc.(Ag.) in Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry / M.Sc. (Ag.) in Soil Science/Agril. Chemistry & Soil Science (10+2+4+2 years Degree)/M.Sc.(Agril. Chemistry & Soil Science).M.Sc. (Ag.) Soil Science-Soil Water Conservation/M.Sc. (Soil Science) degree holders are not eligible. 

Ph.D. (Horticulture) (Group of Exam. Paper -PDH)

  • (i) Floriculture and Landscaping : M.Sc.(Ag.) Horticulture/M.Sc.(Ag.) Horticulture (Floriculture and Landscape Architecture)/M.Sc. Horticulture (Floriculture and Landscape Architecture) )/M.Sc. Horticulture (Floriculture and Landscape)/M.Sc. (Floriculture and Landscape Architecture) (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (ii) Fruit Science : M.Sc.(Ag.) Horticulture/M.Sc.(Ag.) Horticulture (Fruit Science)/M.Sc. (Fruit Science) (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (iii) Vegetable Science : M.Sc.(Ag.) Horticulture/M.Sc.(Ag.) Horticulture (Vegetable Science),/M.Sc. Horticulture (Veg. Sci.) /M.Sc. (Vegetable Science)(10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (iv) Post Harvest Management : M.Sc.(Ag.) Horticulture/M.Sc.(Ag.) Horticulture (Post Harvest Technology) /M.Sc. (Horticulture) Post Harvest Technology/ Post Harvest Management (10+2+4+2 years Degree)

Ph.D. (Forestry) (Group of Exam. Paper – PDFR)

  • (i) Silviculture and Agroforestry : M.Sc. Forestry/ Agro-forestry/ Silviculture and Agroforestry (10+2+4+2 years Degree)

Ph.D. (Home Science/ Community Science) (Group of Exam. Paper -PDHS)

  • (i) Extension Education and Communication Management : M.Sc.(H.Sc.) in the Concerned Subject(10+2+4+2 years Degree) (M.A.(H.Sc.) degree holders are not eligible)
  • (ii) Resource Management and Consumer Science : M.Sc.(H.Sc.) in the Concerned Subject(10+2+4+2 years Degree) (M.A.(H.Sc.) degree holders are not eligible)
  • (iii) Food and Nutrition : M.Sc.(H.Sc.) in the Concerned Subject(10+2+4+2 years Degree) (M.A.(H.Sc.) degree holders are not eligible)
  • (iv) Human Development and Family Studies : M.Sc.(H.Sc.) in the Concerned Subject(10+2+4+2 years Degree) (M.A.(H.Sc.) degree holders are not eligible)
  • (v) Textile & Clothing : M.Sc.(H.Sc.) in the Concerned Subject(10+2+4+2 years Degree) (M.A.(H.Sc.) degree holders are not eligible)

Ph.D. in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (Group of Exam. Paper -PDB)

  • (i) Molecular Biology & Biotechnology : M.Sc. (Ag.) Agricultural Biotechnology/M.Tech. (Biotechnology)/M.Tech. (Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology) 10+2+4+2 Degree Programme or /M.Sc. (Biotechnology)/M.Sc. (Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology)/ M.Sc. (Molecular Biology & Biotechnology) 10+2+3+2 years Degree

Ph.D. Veterinary Science (Group of Exam. Paper -PDV)

  • (i) Animal Genetics and Breeding (ii) Animal Nutrition (iii) Livestock Production and Management (iv) Veterinary Biochemistry (v) Veterinary Microbiology (vi) Veterinary Pathology (vii) Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology (viii) Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology (ix) Veterinary Surgery and Radiology (x) Veterinary Medicine (xi) Veterinary Physiology (xii) Veterinary Parasitology (xiii) Livestock Products Technology : M.V.Sc. in the Concerned Subject
  • (xiv) Veterinary Extension Education : M.V.Sc. in Veterinary Extension Education/ Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Education
  • (xv) Animal Reproduction Gynaecology and Obstetrics : M.V.Sc. in Animal Reproduction Gynaecology and Obstetrics/ Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • (xvi) Veterinary Anatomy : M.V.Sc. in Veterinary Anatomy & Histology / Veterinary Anatomy/ Veterinary Anatomy Histology & Embryology

Ph.D. (Agricultural Engineering) (Group of Exam. Paper -PDT)

  • (i) Processing and Food Engineering : M.Tech. in Agril. Engg./Agril. Process & Food Engg./Process & Food Engg /Mechanical Engg./ Food Biotech. Engg. /Post Harvest Engg. & Tech./Food Technology/Aquaculture Engg. (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (ii) Irrigation and Drainage Engineering : M.Tech in Concerned subject (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (iii) Farm Machinery and Power Engineering : M.Tech in Concerned subject (10+2+4+2 years Degree)
  • (iv) Soil and Water Conservation Engineering : M.Tech in Concerned subject (10+2+4+2 years Degree)

Ph.D. in Fisheries (Group of Exam. Paper-PDF)

  • (i) Aquaculture : M.F.Sc. in Concerned subject (10+2+4+2 years Degree Programme)
  • (ii) Fisheries Resource Management : M.F.Sc. in Concerned subject (10+2+4+2 years Degree Programme)

Note:-

  • 1. Candidates taking admission in Ph.D. courses, who have been put on Conduct Probation for more than one year during their study period, will not be given admission in any agricultural university.
  • 2. Candidates taking admission in Ph.D. courses must check the prescribed qualification and nomenclature of the degree program before applying. If any such candidate applies whose Master’s degree nomenclature is not as per the nomenclature mentioned in the information brochure, then such candidate will not be given admission at the time of counseling. In case of not being given admission, no claim of the candidate will be valid, even if the candidate has not given the examination.

 

Age Limit:

  • For B.V.Sc. and A.H. course, the minimum age limit should be 17 years and maximum age limit should be 25 years as on 31 December 2024. SC / ST and OBC candidates will be given 5 years relaxation in the maximum age limit.
  • For the remaining graduate courses, the minimum age limit should be 16 years and maximum age limit should be 22 years as on 31 December 2024. SC/ST and OBC candidates will be given 5 years relaxation in the maximum age limit.
  • Person with disability will be allowed 05 years relaxation in the upper age limit in all courses.
  • There is no age limit for Master’s and PhD courses.

 

Application Process

  • Interested and eligible aspirants shall be able to apply for UPCATET 2024 through online mode only.
  • Before applying for the candidates must read all the instruction given at the website or

Steps to Follow:

  • Step 1 : Download Information Brochure & read all instruction
  • Step 2 : New Registration
  • Step 3 : Login (Filling information, Qualification Details, Upload Document)
  • Step 4 : Application Fees Payment
  • Step 5 : Print Application Form

 

Application Fee

  • Male Candidates of UR, OBC & EWS categories : Rs.1350/- + additional bank charge
  • Female Candidates of UR, OBC, SC,ST & EWS categories : Rs.1100/- + additional bank charge
  • Mode of Payment : Online through Debit Card/Credit Card or Net banking

 

Selection Process

  • All the candidates are selected on the basis of their Rank in UPCATET 2024. However, the selection procedure for MBA (Agriculture) is slightly different.
  • Selection procedure for MBA (Agriculture) is as follows:
  • Candidates first have to appear for the entrance exam.
  • All the UPCATET 2024 qualified candidates are then called for the Group Discussion and Personal Interview round.
  • All the candidates will be selected on the basis of the Comprehensive Merit List.

 

UPCATET 2024 Exam Pattern

For UG and Master’s Programs:

  • Mode of Exam : Online mode
  • Language : English & Hindi
  • Duration : 3 hours
  • Type of Question : Multiple Choice Questions
  • Total Questions : 200 Questions
  • Total Marks : 800 Marks

For PhD and MBA Programs:

  • Duration : 2 Hours
  • Total Questions : 100 Questions
  • Total Marks : 400 Marks

Evaluation

  • For every correct answer : 4 Marks will be added to the total score.
  • For every wrong answer : 1 Mark will be deducted from the total score.

 

UPCATET 2024 Syllabus

  • For all UG Courses : Syllabus of Intermediate Examination of respective subjects prescribed by UP Board.
  • For all Masters Courses : Syllabus of undergraduate courses in the respective subjects.
  • For all Ph.D. courses : Syllabus of Master’s courses in the respective subjects.
  • Syllabus of Statistics as Common Subject for Ph.D. Programme: Measures of central tendency and dispersion, Skewness and kurtosis, Probability, Normal distribution (properties only); Test of significance (t, Z, F and X(2)–test), Regression and correlation (including partial and multiple correlations with their test of significance), Sampling theory with reference to crop estimation survey (random, stratified and multistage sampling). Analysis of variance, Principles of experimental designs, Completely Randomized Design, Randomized Block Design, Latin Square Design, Factorial Experiments (2(3) factorial experiments), Split Plot design, Analysis of Covariance; Missing plot Technique (in R.B.D. and L.S.D. with one value missing)

 

UPCATET 2024 Admit Card

  • The Admit Card of UPCATET 2024 will be released from the official website at / as per the schedule.
  • This document is also known as the hall ticket and issued to those candidates who have submitted application form and fee on time, correctly. Important details of the exam such as date and time, examination centre, candidates roll number and other credentials are printed in the UPCATET 2024 admit card.

 

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website 

 

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