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UPCATET 2022 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit, Educational Qualification

Updated By Vidhi Thakkar on 11 May, 2022 17:00

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UPCATET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

U.P. Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET) 2022 is be organised by the Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur. Through UPCATET 2022, the candidates will be provided admission to UG & PG programs offered by the four Agriculture Universities of Uttar Pradesh. The examination authority will prescribe the eligibility requirements for the entrance exam. It is important for all the candidates to go through the UPCATET 2022 eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Only the candidates who fulfil UPCATET eligibility criteria 2022 will be eligible to appear for the examination.

The applicants can check the detailed eligibility criteria for UPCATET 2022 along with the reservation policy from the below section. The UPCATET 2022 application form correction is ongoing, candidates can edit their application forms. Candidates are advised to check UPCATET 2022 syllabus and exam pattern before appearing for the exam. Candidates must now sum up their preparation for UPCATET 2022 and start revising as the exam is scheduled for June 16 and June 17, 2022

UPCATET 2022 Domicile Based Eligibility Criteria

The domicile based eligibility criteria for UPCATET 2022 exam is explained in the points below:

  • The candidate must be a domicile of Uttar Pradesh state. For domicile rule, the candidate must follow the given below requirements:

The candidate must have passed their qualifying examination from an Institute in UP and must have been residing in UP from the past 5 years.

OR

The father of the candidate and the candidate himself must be a domicile of Uttar Pradesh.

OR

The father of the candidate is not a domicile of UP. However, he has residence acquisition of UP and has been staying in the state for at least 5 years upto the time of application.

OR

The father of the candidate works under the UP State Government or the Indian Government (posted in UP). The candidate who has his/ her father working in a public venture will have to bring an affidavit of the present post on a stamp paper of a valid amount.

OR

The candidate is an NRI but his ancestors were a domicile of Uttar pradesh.

UPCATET 2022 Eligibility Criteria for UG Programs

The candidate must fulfil the given eligibility criteria for UG programs of UPCATET 2022:

  • For admission to B.Sc and BFSc courses, the candidate must have passed Intermediate in Agricultural Science/ PCB /PCMB from a recognised board.

  • For admission to B.V.Sc. & A.H. course, the candidate must have passed Intermediate in PCB/ PCMB with English as a major subject with 50% aggregate marks in Physics,

  • Chemistry, Biology and English for (47.5% for SC/ST).

  • For admission to B.Tech in Biotechnology, Food Technology, Dairy Technology & agricultural Engineering courses, the candidate must have passed Intermediate in Agricultural Science/ PCB /PCMB/ PCM from a recognised board.

  • For admission to B.Tech in CSE, Mechanical & ECE courses, the candidate must have passed Intermediate in PCMB/ PCM from a recognised board.

UPCATET 2022 Eligibility Criteria for PG Programs

The candidate must fulfil the given eligibility criteria for PG programs of UPCATET 2022:

  • The candidates must have passed the qualifying degree in regular mode. Open & distance education courses will not be accepted.

  • For admission to M.V.Sc. program, the candidate must have passed 5 year B.V.Sc. & A.H. from a recognized institution.

  • For admission to M.Sc.(Biotechnology) program, the candidate must have passed 3 years B.Sc.(Biotechnology) program from a recognized institution.

  • For MBA programs, the candidates who have completed a 3 years duration program will be eligible.

  • For admission to other PG programs, the candidates must have passed any UG degree of 4 years. No 3 year’s degree will be accepted.

  • The candidates who wish to get admission to PG programs should not have a conduct probation in their qualifying exam.

UPCATET 2022 Age Limit

Along with the educational qualification eligibility, the candidates also need to fulfil some age based eligibility criteria for UPCATET 2022. The age limit for different programs of UPCATET 2022 is mentioned in the table below:

Course

Age Limit for General

Age Limit for Reserved & PH Candidates

B.V.Sc. & A.H.

Min: 17 Years
Max: 25 Years

Min: 17 Years
Max: 30 Years

Other UG Courses

Min: 16 Years
Max: 22 Years

Min: 17 Years
Max: 27 Years

All PG Courses

No Age Limit

No Age Limit

UPCATET 2022 Reservation Policy

There will be some reservation policy for the candidates of UPCATET 2022 which will be on the basis of State Government’s guidelines. The UPCATET 2022 reservation policy for different category of the candidates is given below:

Category of the Candidate

Reservation Policy

Scheduled Caste (SC)

21%

Scheduled Tribes (ST)

2%

OBC

27%

Unreserved

40%

EWS

10%

Wards of Freedom Fighter (Except B.V.Sc. & A.H. program)

2%

Physically Disabled

5%

Wards of Military Personnel (Except B.V.Sc. & A.H. program)

1%

Wards of Kanpur, Meerut, Faizabad & Bandra Agriculture Universities’ Employees (only for UG programs Except B.V.Sc. & A.H.)

10%

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