UPCATET 2019 exam pattern

Pattern of UPCATET Exam:-


UPCATET Test is a state level exam which is conducted by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology for candidates who are seeking to take admission in UG and PG programs. UPCATET 2019 is tentatively scheduled for May 16 to 18, 2019 in offline mode.

The question paper will be available in both English and Hindi language which comprises of 200 multiple choice questions of 600 marks. The Candidates will have 3 hours to attempt the paper. For every correct answer, applicants are awarded 3 marks and for every incorrect response, 1 mark will be deducted.
The set of questions paper includes a combination of different subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Agriculture, and Home Science with Arts Stream.

UPCATET 2019 Exam Pattern Highlights

Exam Mode

Offline

Number of Papers

1

Number of Section

Depends on the programme

Question Paper Type

Multiple Choice Question

UPCATET 2019 Total Marks

600 marks

Exam Duration

3 hours

Exam Language

Hindi & English

UPCATET 2019 Exam Pattern in Detail

The pattern for UPCATET examination is different for various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. There are four groups for BSc and BTech course which are mentioned below:

Subject

Code

PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology stream)

01

PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)

02

PAG (Agriculture Stream)

03

PHS (Art stream with Home Science)

04

For Undergraduate Programs
  • UPCATET Exam Pattern PCB Group:-

Students who are appearing in the PCB Group can take admission in subjects such as Agriculture, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science, Forestry and Veterinary Science. The subjects include are as follows:

Subject

Number of questions

Marks

General Studies

20

60

Physics

50

150

Chemistry

50

150

Biology

80

240

Total

200

600

UPCATET Exam Pattern PCM Group
  • Candidates applying from the PCM group can secure admission in Agriculture, Horticulture, Home Science and B.Tech programs. The subjects are as follows:

Subject

Number of questions

Marks

General Studies

20

60

Physics

50

150

Chemistry

50

150

Mathematics

80

240

Total

200

600

UPCATET Exam Pattern PAG Group

Candidates who are appearing in PAG Group can apply for admission to subjects like Agriculture, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science, Forestry, and B.Tech in Agriculture Engineering and Biotechnology. The table below shows the subjects in detail:

Section

Subject

No of questions in each subject

Number of Questions in Each Section

Marks of each question

    A

General Studies

20

      20

       60

  

    B

Agriculture Physics

25

     

       50

    

       50

Agriculture Chemistry

25

    

    C

Agriculture Zoology

25

      

        50

      

      150

Agriculture Botany

25

    D

Agronomy

25

         80

       240

Animal Husbandry & Dairying

10

Horticulture

15

Agriculture Engineering

10

Agriculture Statistics & Mathematics

20

Total

              -

   200

     200

     600

UPCATET Exam Pattern PHS Group

The PHS Group in UPCATET is only meant for seeking the admission in B.Sc Home Science subject.

Subject

Number of Questions in Each Subject

Number of Questions in Each Subject

Marks of each section

General Studies

                20

         20

            60

Hindi

               25

         

        50

           

           150

English

               25

Sociology

               20

      

       50

         

           150

Economics

               15

Geography

               15

Home Science

               80

        80

         240

Total

               200

       200

        600

For Postgraduate Programs
  • UPCATET Exam Pattern for MSc Home Science

Subject

Number of Questions in Each Subject

Number of Questions in Each Section

Marks for Each Section

General Studies

        25

             25

       75

Food & Nutrition

        35

 


           

            104

        



         312

Home Management

        35

Child Development

        34

Home Science Extension Education

       34

        




           71

  




         213

Clothing & Textiles

       32

Statistics

        5

Total

         200

           200

        600

UPCATET Exam Pattern for MSc Agriculture/ Horticulture

Subject

No. of a question in each Question

Number of Questions in Each Section

Marks for Each Section

General Studies

       25







            25

    







      75

Agronomy & Agrometeorology

      15

Horticulture

      25

Soil Science

       9

Agriculture Engineering

       9

Animal Husbandry & Dairying

       9

Agriculture Biochemistry

        9

Genetics & Plant Breeding

        11

Extension Education

         9


           




           136





   

     408

Entomology

         9

Plant Pathology & Nematology

         9

Agriculture Economics

         9

Seed Technology

         6

Soil Conservation

         7

Statistics

        14

     

   

          39

         


        117

Biotechnology

        15

Forestry

        10

Total

       200

        200

      600

UPCATET Exam Pattern for MSc Veterinary Science

Subject

Number of Questions in Each Subject

Number of Questions in Each Section

Marks for Each Section

General Studies

25

           25

       75

Veterinary Microbiology

15




           85



         

        255

LPM

20

Surgery & Radiology

10

Animal Genetics & Breeding

10

Animal Nutrition

Physiology & Biochemistry

10

20

Pharmacology & Toxicology

15

          






           90

      






      270

Parasitology

10

Pathology

15

Epidemiology & Public Health

10

Gynaecology

10

Medicine

20

Extension

10

Total

         200

           200

       600

UPCATET Exam Pattern for MBA (Agriculture Business):-

Students who are appearing for MBA exam have to appear for a screening test which consists of 100 Multiple Choice Questions. The time duration to complete the MBA exam is 2 hours. There will be 2 rounds, one is Group Discussion and second is Personal Interview comprising 50 and 150 marks respectively.  After this, the students who have qualified the exam will be shortlisted on the merit list.

UPCATET Exam Pattern for PhD Program:-

Paper consists of 100 multiple choice questions carrying 300 marks, which is divided into three sections i.e. A, B and C. The duration of PhD exam is 2 hours.

UPCATET 2019 Exam Day Instructions

All the aspirants who are appearing for the test are required to adhere to all the instructions mentioned below to avoid any inconvenience:

  • Students are advised to download UPCATET 2019 Admit Card from the official website before the exam and carry with them on the day of exam positively.
  • Any kind of electronic gadget such as log tables, mobile phones, electronic watches, pagers, calculators, etc. is prohibited inside the examination hall.
  • Applicants must reach the examination centre on or before time.
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