UPCATET 2020: Application Form (Released)

Uttar Pradesh Combined Agriculture & Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET) 2020

February 20, 2020: The UPCATET application forms released online. Know how to fill and submit

March 31, 2020: The last date to submit the UPCATET application form is till March 31, 2020.

UPCATET Exam: The UPCATET Exam will be conducted on May 14, 15 and 16, 2020 in the allotted test centres.

UPCATET is conducted by Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology, Ayodhya for admission into various UG, PG and PhD courses. The exam will be conducted from May 14-16, 2020.

UPCATET 2020 Highlights

Exam Name Uttar Pradesh Combined Agricultural and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET)
Conducting Body Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology, Ayodhya
Exam Mode Offline
Medium English & Hindi
Exam Level State
Courses Under Graduates, Post Graduate and PhD
Seats Offered

UG – 1734

PG – 583

PhD – 258

Diploma – 100

UPCATET 2020 Exam Dates

Candidates can check the official schedule of UPCATET 2020 from the table below:-

Event Date
Online Application Form starts from February 20 to March 31, 2020
Last date to pay the application fee online April 1, 2020
Form Correction Window April 2 to 6, 2020
Availability of UPCATET Admit Card May 1, 2020
UPCATET 2020 Exam Date May 14-16, 2020
Result Declaration May 31, 2020
Submit registration fee for Online Counselling For UG & Diploma courses: June 3 to 10, 2020
For PG courses: June 16 to 20, 2020
Upload document for Online Counselling For UG & Diploma courses: June 12, 2020
For PG courses: June 18, 2020

First Phase of online counselling

For UG & Diploma courses: July 3, 2020
For PG courses: July 9, 2020

Second Phase of online counselling

For UG & Diploma courses: July 10 to 22, 2020
For PG courses: July 11 to 26, 2020
Third Phase of online counselling for All courses July 23, 2020
UPCATET PhD Counselling July 11, 2020

UPCATET 2020 Eligibility

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

Course Minimum Qualification Subject Required Minimum Marks
B.Sc. (Hon) Agriculture 12th Standard Agricultural Science 60%
B.Sc. (Hon) Horticulture 12th Standard PCB 60%
B.Sc. (Hon) Forestry 12th Standard PCM 60%
Bachelor in Fisheries Science 12th Standard PCMB 60%
Bachelor in Veterinary Science 12th Standard PCB / PCMB & English 50%
B.Sc. (Hon) Home Science 12th Standard Arts with Home Science / PCB/PCM/PCMB/Agricultural Science 60%
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 Chemistry B.Sc. Agriculture  – 60%
M.Sc. Home Science BSc Home Science  – 60%
M.Sc. Agriculture Biotechnology Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biotechnology  – 60%
M.Sc. Agricultural Meteorology/ Horticulture/ Nematology Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture  – 60%
M.Sc. Agricultural Statistics Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture  – 60%
M.Sc. Entomology/ Plant Pathology/ Plant Physiology/ Crop Physiology/ Seed Science & Technology/ Soil Conservation& Water Management Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry  – 60%
Masters in Veterinary Science B.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, 2020; and 5 years of relaxation for SC/ST and OBC candidates.
  • For the other courses, minimum age limit of the candidates is 16 years and maximum 22 years; and the relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST OBC candidates.

UPCATET 2020 Application Form

Students can check here the details of online application form of UPCATET 2020:

  • UPCATET Application Form has been released in online mode.
  • The online application form has been released from February 20, 2020 to March 31, 2020. 
  • 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 completely 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

Category Application Fee
General and Other Backward Class INR 1250
SC / ST INR 1050

Note: The university also accepts late payment of fees with a fine of INR 300 from May 1 – 5, 2020.

UPCATET 2020 Admit Card

The admit cards are available online on the official website. It is not delivered to the candidate via courier or post services. Candidates are not 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 a photo in which the photo of applicant is attached and clearly visible.

Candidates will not be permitted to appear for UPCATET 2020 without showing correct and suitable photo identification.

Candidates are advised to download two copies of UPCATET Admit Card 2020 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 another one has to be carried along on the date of the examination.