UPCATET 2020: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Cetres, Admit Card, Result, Counselling

Exam Date : May 21, 2020
Result Date : May 30, 2020

Latest Update: The last date to apply for the UPCATET 2020 has been extended to May 15, 2020. The exam is supposed to be conducted on May 21, 2020. Dates are subject to changes based on the situation.

What is UPCATET?

UPCATET is an entrance exam conducted for candidates based in Uttar Pradesh for admission into several UG and PG Agricultural Programmes. Full form of UPTET is Uttar Pradesh Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test. The UPCATET Entrance Exam is usually conducted once in a year. Interested candidates can check the details on registration, eligibility, admit card and other information here below.

Through this exam, candidates will be offered admission in UG and PG courses in 4 different universities given below.

Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur
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

UPCATET 2020 Exam Date

The exam date of UPCATET is expected to be on May 21, 2020. Other dates are provided here below for your reference.

Events Dates
Application Form Release Date February 20, 2020
Last Date of Online Application Form May 15, 2020
Admit Card Release Date May 15, 2020
Exam Date May 21, 2020
Result Date May 30, 2020

UPCAT 2020 Application Form Dates

Events Dates
Last date to pay the registration form fee April 1, 2020
Application Form Correction Window 1st Week of April 2020

Counselling Dates

Events Dates
UPCATET 2020 Online Counselling Start Date June 24, 2020
Last Date of Online Counselling July 24, 2020
Offline Counselling Start Date July 13 2020
Last Date of Offline Counselling 2nd Week of August (expected)
Classes Commencement for UG, PG, and Diploma Courses July 3rd Week 2020 (expected)
Classes Commencement for PhD Programmes August 2nd Week, 2020

Remember, some of the dates provided above are tentative and will be subjected to change. Once the official notification is released, the exact dates will be updated here. Check this page regularly to get updates.

UPCATET 2020 Application Form

Candidates who are eligible for the exam can apply for UPCATET entrance test. Interested students must apply only through online before the UPCATET 2020 application form date. All aspirants must pay the fee only via online mode, payment through offline mode will not be accepted.

Category Application Fee (INR)
General & OBC INR 1250
SC/ST INR 1050

The mode of payment is through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking/ UPI/ using Bank Challan. The payment using bank challan should be made only in SBI branches.

How to fill UPCATET Application Form?

To apply for the exam, you have to visit the official website - upcatet.org and click ‘Apply for UPCATET 2020' on the Home Page. Then the registration window will open, after that, you have to follow these steps given below.

  1. Firstly the candidates have to visit the official website and download the information brochure.
  2. Then click registration and submit the application form after registering.
  3. Fill all the essential information on in the application form and finally click the I agree and proceed further button.
  4. After you submit the form, you have to pay the application fee as given above.
  5. You can also download the application form and save it for future use.

Details to be filled

Candidates must fill all the essential details in the application form. All information that is needed is provided below.

  • Programme Name
  • Qualification of the student
  • Group of Paper
  • Name of the candidate
  • Category/ Community
  • Domicile Details
  • Mobile Number
  • Email Id
  • Date of Birth (DOB)

In the application form you have to fill the following:

  • Father's Name
  • Mother's Name
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Subcategory
  • Exam centre choice
  • Contact Number (alternate)
  • Address for correspondence

UPCATET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

All interested candidates must be a citizen of India as well as the Resident of Uttar Pradesh (UP). The term ‘Resident of Uttar Pradesh’ means a candidate,

  • have passed the qualifying examination from UP and have been living in the state for the past 5 years, Or
  • the candidate’s father is a Resident of Uttar Pradesh, Or the candidate’s Father was not a Resident of Uttar Pradesh before but now has been living in the state for the past 5 years, Or
  • The candidate who is a Foreign national but whose ancestors were residents of UP.

Age Limit

The age limit as per the framed eligibility criteria differs from program to program. Details are given below.

  • For B.V.Sc. and A.H. Programmes a candidate must be 17 to 25 years old as of October 31, 2020.
  • For UG Programmes a candidate must be 16 to 22 years old as of October 31, 2020.
  • Remember for candidates interested do pursue PG Programmes, there is no age limit.

UPCATET 2020 Admit Card

All candidates those who registered for the exam by paying the application fee can download the admit card online from the official website on May 15, 2020 (expected).

Students can access the admit cards online using Group of Paper, Registration No./ Roll No., and Date of Birth.

Remember UPCATET 2020 Admit Card is the most important document and without that, you will not be allowed inside the exam centre.

UPCATET 2020 Exam Centres

While filling the UPCATET application forms one can select or prefer an exam centre. Some details of exam centres along with their city codes are provided here below for your reference.

City Name Code
Kanpur 01
Ayodhya 02
Meerut 03
Banda 04
Varanasi 05
Lucknow 06

Instructions for Exam Day

  • Carry the admit card to the exam hall.
  • Along with the UPCATET admit card carry an Identity Proof Document.
  • Have at least two passport size photographs with you.
  • Also, don't forget to carry a black ballpoint pen.
  • Arrive well ahead of the reporting time to avoid last-minute panic.

UPCATET 2020 Result

The result is expected to be declared on May 30, 2020. Candidates can download the scorecard from the official website using the credentials which include Group Code, Date of Birth and Registered Mobile Number.

After downloading the scorecard one can apply for the counselling online.

UPCATET 2020 Exam Pattern

To understand how to evaluate your score, you must know about the paper pattern and marks allocation which is discussed here below.

  • Each question on the paper will carry 3 marks.
  • So for a right answer, three marks will be added to your total score effectively.
  • And for a wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted from your total score.

UPCATET 2020 Counselling

The candidate after downloading their scorecard must apply for the counselling. There are two modes of counselling = online and offline.

Online Counselling Procedure

  • The first set of steps are Registration for counselling, documents uploading and fee payment.
  • Then you have to choose the course by using the Online Choice Filling method.
  • The seat allocation procedure follows. You also have to pay the caution deposit fee.
  • Finally, you have to arrive at the location for document verification.

Colleges which accept [UPCATET]

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Biotechnology), batch of 2021
04 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Its an agriculture university and it has variety of disciplines including BTech and Bsc Ag. You have to apply for The exam known as UPCATET. After passing the exam You will be called for counseling and You have to be under top 100 to be eligible for Admission into B.sc Agriculture course. The biotechnology dept. Is not as good as the Agriculture department, Seats for assistant professor are still vacant and the classes are run only by a handful of teachers.

Want to get in ?
Er Ajay
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2016
01 Nov 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The eligibilty criteria is 50% in 12th.
  • Cantidates must appear for Upcatet Entrance Exam where the candidate requires a minimun score of 33% in the entrance exam.

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