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UPCATET Exam Pattern 2023

UPCATET Exam Pattern: 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 2023 is tentatively scheduled for May 16 to 18, 2023 in offline mode.

The question paper will be available in both English and Hindi language which comprises 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.

The pattern is based on the whole pattern which is designed for the UPCATET Examination 2023. The duration of the exam pattern is 3 hours. UPCATET Exam 2023 will be an offline paper. The Exam will be held both in English and Hindi language. There will be Multiple Choice type questions asked in the exam paper. There will be a total of 200 questions asked in this offline examination and the question paper covers a total of 600 marks.  3 marks will be added to the total score for every correct answer. And for every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted from the total score.

UPCATET Exam Pattern 2023

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UPCATET Exam Pattern 2023

Exam Mode

Offline

Number of Papers

1

Number of Section

Depending on the program

Question Paper Type

Multiple Choice Question

UPCATET Total Marks

600 marks

Exam Duration

3 hours

Exam Language

Hindi & English

UPCATET Exam Pattern 2023 in Details

The pattern for the UPCATET examination is different for various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. There are four groups for BSc and BTech courses 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 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 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 2023 PHS Group

The PHS Group in UPCATET is only meant for seeking admission to the 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 Pattern for M.Sc 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 Pattern 2023 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

Gynecology

10

Medicine

20

Extension

10

Total

         200

           200

       600

UPCATET Exam Pattern for MBA (Agriculture Business):-

Students who are appearing for the MBA exam have to appear for a screening test that 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 the second is Personal Interview comprising 50 and 150 marks respectively.  After this, the students who have qualified for the exam will be shortlisted on the merit list.

UPCATET Pattern for Ph.D. 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 the Ph.D. exam is 2 hours.

UPCATET 2023 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 Admit Card 2023 from the official website before the exam and carry it with them on the day of the 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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