UPCATET 2021 Syllabus (PDF Download) – Know Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme Too

UPCATET 2021 Syllabus – Get here the UPCATET syllabus 2021. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology has published the syllabus, exam pattern, marking scheme for all papers and they are available here. You can also download the syllabus PDF for UP Combined Agriculture & Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET 2021) for admission to agricultural programs at four state agricultural universities of Uttar Pradesh.

UPCATET 2021 Syllabus

Every year, one of the four state agricultural universities in Uttar Pradesh conduct the UPCATET exam. In 2021, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology is conducting the UPCATET exam. The direct download link of the syllabus for all programs is given below.

Click here to download the detailed PDF of UPCATET 2021 Syllabus

  • This is the information brochure that contains complete details of syllabus, exam pattern, marking scheme.

Important for you: UPCATET 2021 application form

Candidates who wish to get admission in Agricultural UG, PG and Ph.D programs in such state universities have to qualify in the exam by securing the minimum cut offs. UPCATET 2021 syllabus is available online at the official website i.e. upcatetadmissions.org in the 2021 prospectus.

UPCATET is conducted as an offline test in centres across the state for admission to B.Sc, M.Sc. B.Tech, MBA, Ph.D and other programs in the field of agriculture. Get the direct download link of UPCATET 2021 syllabus in this article and read about the exam pattern, get links to purchase important books for the exam.

Also Read: UPCATET 2021 Admit Card

UG Papers UPCATET Syllabus 2021

The syllabus is as indicated by the Uttar Pradesh Board for the Class 12/Intermediate exam of concerned subjects.

PG Papers UPCATET Syllabus 2021

The syllabus is as per the indicative topics of Graduate level exam of the concerned subject.

PhD Papers UPCATET Syllabus 2021

The syllabus is as per the indicative topics of Post Graduate level exam of the concerned subject.

After taking the test, candidates must check the UPCATET 2021 Answer Key.

UPCATET 2021 Syllabus of Statistics as Common Subject for Ph.D Program

  • Measures of Central Tendency & Dispersion.
  • Skewness & Kurtosis.
  • Probability.
  • Normal distribution (properties only).
  • Test of Significance (t, Z, F and X2 – test).
  • Regression and correlation (including partial & 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 (23 factorial experiments).
  • Split Plot Design.
  • Analysis of Covariance.
  • Missing Plot Technique (in RBD and LSD with one value missing).

UPCATET 2021 Exam Pattern

In the UPCATET exam, candidates have to appear in the entrance test in particular combination of subjects depending on the program applied for. Candidates have to select their choice of subject combination at the time of online application procedure. The question paper is devised as per the chosen subject combination, depending on the course applied for.

Candidates can check out the details of the exam pattern in this section below.

  • The UPCATET 2021 exam is conducted as an offline test. Candidates are required to mark their answers on OMR sheets provided at the exam centre.
  • The question paper consists of objective type questions only, in the Multiple Choice Question format only.
  • As per the marking criteria indicated in the 2021 brochure, each correct answer is awarded 3 marks.
  • For every incorrect answer, 1 mark is deducted.
  • The duration of the exam is 3 hours.
  • For admission to the MBA program, the duration of the entrance test if 02 hours.
  • There are 200 questions in the question paper leading to a total of 600 marks.
  • For admission to the MBA program, the question paper consists of 100 questions, leading to a total of 300 marks.
  • For admission to PhD programs, the duration of the exam is 02 hours.
  • There are 100 questions in the paper leading to a total of 300 marks.

Check out the distribution of questions for admission to UG Programs

Check out the distribution of questions for admission to PG Programs

Check out the distribution of questions for admission to Ph.D Programs

UPCATET 2021 Minimum Qualifying Marks

In order to qualify for admission through UPCATET, candidates must secure a minimum percentage of marks in the entrance test. For candidates belonging to SC/ST categories, there are relaxations in the minimum qualifying marks. Candidates can check the category-wise minimum qualifying marks in the table below.

CategoryMinimum Percentage
General/OBC20%
SC/ST10%

Best Books for UPCATET 2021 Preparation

B.Sc. Agriculture Entrance Exam 2021IGAR, BHU, UP CATET, B.S.C Krashi Pravesh Pariksha Pravesh Pariksha Sahayak Pustak 5000+ Vastunisth Prashno Ka Sankalan
Complete Agriculture in 30 Days: Specially designed for ICAR UG, UPCATET, BHU, JET, PAT, BCECE & Other Agriculture competitive exams (Hindi Edition)B.Sc. Agriculture Pravesh Pariksha

About UPCATET 2021

Uttar Pradesh Combined Agriculture & Technology Entrance Test is conducted for admission to UG, PG and Ph.D programs in the field of agriculture. The UPCATET exam is being conducted by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology for admission to agricultural programs offered by the four stage agricultural universities in Uttrar Pradesh.

The UPCATET question paper consist of MCQ type questions only. However, the combination of subjects and the syllabus varies with the course applied for. Except for admission to MBA program, qualifying candidates directly called for counselling based on merit. Allocation of seats is done on the basis of course preferred subject to availability of seat and performance in the entrance test.

FAQs on UPCATET 2021 Syllabus

Q1. What type of questions are asked in the UPCATET exam?

Ans. Only MCQ type questions are asked in the UPCATET exam.

Q2. What is the syllabus of UPCATET 2021 for admission to UG Programs?

Ans. The syllabus is as per the indicative topics of Class 12 exam of concerned subjects as specified by the UP Board.

Q3. What is the syllabus of UPCATET 2021 for admission to PG Programs?

Ans. The syllabus is as per the indicative topics of Bachelor’s degree exam in concerned subject of agriculture.

Q4. What is the syllabus of UPCATET 2021 for admission to Ph.D Programs?

Ans. The syllabus is as per the indicative topics of Master’s degree exam in concerned subject of agriculture.

Q5. Is there negative marking in UPCATET?

Ans. Yes. There is negative marking of 1 mark per incorrect answer in the exam.

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