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UPCATET Syllabus 2024: Download PDF and Course-Wise Important Topics

Updated By Nikhar Aggrawal on 30 Nov, 2023 10:38

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UPCATET 2024 Syllabus

UPCATET Syllabus 2024 is prescribed by the exam conducting authority. UPCATET 2024 aspirants must understand the UPCATET 2024 syllabus completely in order to pass the state-level examination. This page includes the UPCATET 2024 UG Syllabus, UPCATET 2024 PG Syllabus, and UPCATET 2024 Ph.D. Syllabus. Candidates from Uttar Pradesh who want to enrol in UG and PG programmes at colleges affiliated with the state's four agricultural universities can take the Uttar Pradesh Combined Agricultural and Technology Entrance Examination 2024. Candidates appearing for the entrance test are required to be well-versed in UPCATET exam pattern 2024. In order to do so, they can also solve the sample papers, mock tests, and previous year’s question papers. Before starting the UPCATET 2024 preparation, aspirants are advised to create a timetable and stick to it. Read the rest of the write-up to find out more about UPCATET 2024 Syllabus.

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UPCATET Syllabus 2024 Highlights

Candidates must be familiar with the UPCATET 2024 syllabus for UG and PG courses in order to enroll in the affiliated colleges and pursue their desired courses. The dates listed below are important for candidates to keep in mind as they prepare for the UPCATET 2024 exam.

Name of the Exam

UP Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test 2024 (UPCATET exam)

Conducting Authority

Acharya Narendra Deva University of Agricultural and Technology

Exam Date

To be Notified

Exam Purpose

Admission to the UG & PG programs 

Minimum Eligibility (UG)

12th class pass

Exam Frequency

Once a Year

Exam Mode

Offline paper (Pen & Paper based)

Total Questions

200 questions

Total Marks

600 marks

UPCATET 2024 Syllabus for UG Courses

Check out the detailed UG UPCATET syllabus 2024 here:




Physics, Chemistry, Biology, General Studies


Physics, Chemistry, Maths, General Studies


General Knowledge, Agril. Chemistry, Agril. Zoology,  Agril. Physics, Horticulture, Agril. Botany, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Agronomy, Agril. Engineering, Agril. Statistics & Maths


Hindi, General Knowledge, English, Sociology, Home Science, Geography, Economics

UPCATET Subject Wise Syllabus 2024 for UG Courses

Check the list below to know the subject wise UPCATET syllabus 2024 for UG. 



  • Introduction to Physics
  • Universe: Stars, Sun, Asteroids 
  • The Solar System and Satellites
  • Resistance of a Conductor
  • Refraction of Light
  • Reflection of light from Spherical Mirrors
  • Reflection of Light
  • Refraction of light by Spherical Lenses
  • Refraction of light through a glass prism
  • The Human Eye and its defects
  • Thermal Expansion of Solids, Liquids and Gases
  • Mechanical Properties of Fluids
  • 1Sound: Doppler Effect and Echo
  • Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
  • Waves
  • The Kinetic Theory of Matter
  • The Four Fundamental Forces
  • Special and General Theories of Relativity
  • Radioactivity
  • Nuclear Fission and Fusion
  • Motion and Mechanics
  • Heat and Work
  • Electromagnetism
  • Electric Current
  • Atomic Theories


  • Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Arithmetic
  • Atomic Structure
  • Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry
  • The Periodic Table and Chemical Families
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Solid State
  • Liquid State
  • Gaseous State


  • Chemical Coordination
  • Genetics-Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  • Animal Morpho
  • Mineral Nutrients
  • Anatomy of Flowering Plants 
  • Cell Division
  • Environmental Issues
  • Pollutions and its after-effects
  • Application of Biotechnology
  • Sensory System
  • Biomedical Technologies
  • Excretion, Movement and Locomotion, lungs and Respiration, Fungi and Food production-Plant Breeding

Gernal Knowledge

  • General Sciences
  • Our Environment
  • History of India 
  • Independent India
  • Indian Politics and Economy
  • Sports
  • History, Geography and the Culture
  • Information and Communication Technology

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UPCATET 2024 Syllabus for PG Courses

Provided below is the UPCATET 2024 Syllabus for PG courses:



M.Sc. (Community Science/Home Science)

Home Science Extension Education, Food and Nutrition, General Studies, Home Management, Clothing & Textiles, Child Development, Statistics

M. Sc. (Agriculture.)/M.Sc. (Horticulture)

Horticulture, General Knowledge, Soil Science, Agril. Engg., Agronomy and Agrometeorology, Agriculture, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Animal Husbandry and Dairy, Biotechnology, Entomology, Agril. Economics, Extension Education, , Seed Technology, Statistics, Plant Pathology and Nematology, Biotechnology, Soil Conservation, Forestry

M.Sc. Biotechnology

Pathology & Microbiology, General Studies, Recombinant DNA Technology, Molecular Biology & Genetic Engg., Bioinformatics, Cell Biology, Commercial Biotechnology, Immunology / Animal Biotechnology, Biochemistry & Physiology


Physiology and Biochemistry, L.P.M., General Knowledge, Surgery & Radiology, Vet. Microbiology, Extension, Animal Genetics & Breeding, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Pathology, Animal Nutrition, Epidemiology & Public Health, Parasitology, Medicine, Gynecology

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UPCATET 2024 Syllabus for PhD Courses

Check out the UPCATET Syllabus 2024 for PhD courses below:

Measures of central tendency and dispersion, Test of significance (t, Z, F and X2- test)

Skewness and kurtosis


Latin Square Design

Split Plot Design, Analysis of Covariance

Normal distribution (properties only)

Missing plot Technique (in R.B.D. and L.S.D. with one value missing)

Randomized Block Design

Factorial Experiments (23 factorial experiments),

Sampling theory with reference to crop estimation survey (random, stratified and multistage sampling)

Principles of experimental designs

Analysis of variance

Regression and correlation (including partial and multiple correlations with their test of significance)

Completely Randomized Design

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UPCATET Ph.D. Syllabus PDF 

Steps to Download UPCATET Syllabus 2024

Candidates can download the UPCATET Syllabus 2024 by following the steps below:

  • Candidates need to visit the UPCATET 2024 official website
  • Go to the UPCATET updates from the home page
  • Click on the UPCATET Syllabus Link Here
  • The UPCATET Online Exam Syllabus will appear on screen after clicking the new link
  • Enter all available information
  • Click the Download
  • Take a print out of the syllabus for future reference

UPCATET Exam Pattern 2024

All candidates must also be familiar with the UPCATET 2024 exam preparation along with the chapter-by-chapter syllabus. Candidates have to understand the UPCATET marking criteria and refer to the UPCATET 2024 MSc UG syllabus for concepts.

Note: 3 marks will be given for each correct anwer and 1 mark will be deducted for wrong ones.

The UPCATET 2024 exam pattern includes key points such as the mode of examination and the number of questions that will be included, as well as the weightage of marks for the same. The highlights of the UPCATET 2024 exam paper, as well as the UPCATET scoring scheme for UG and PG, are provided below.

UPCATET Exam Pattern 2024




Exam Mode



Exam Duration

3 Hours (180 Minutes)

3 Hours (180 Minutes)

Number Of Questions



Total Marks



Type Of Questions



Marking Scheme

+3 Marks Per Correct Answer

-1 Mark Per Incorrect Answer

+3 Marks Per Correct Answer

-1 Mark Per Incorrect Answer

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FAQs about UPCATET Syllabus

What is the UPCATET exam syllabus for UG courses?

The UPCATET syllabus for UG courses includes topics from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and General Studies. 

What is the UPCATET exam level?

The UPCATET exam consists of the topics of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and General Studies. The exam level can be easy to moderate. 

How To Download UPCATET syllabus 2024 online?

Go to the link to download the UPCATET syllabus mentioned above to check the syllabus. 

Does the UPCATET exam have a negative marking?

No. There is no negative marking in the UPCATET exam. 

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Related Questions

I'm a student of BSC agriculture (hons.) From Rajasthan can I give this exam for msc. Genetics? Please help...

-Meghna ChoudhuryUpdated on March 11, 2022 06:29 PM
  • 1 Answer
Ankita Jha, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Sorry to inform you that you are not eligible for M.Sc Genetics. M.Sc. Genetics is a two-year post-graduate programme. The course is about heredity, variation in living organisms, science of genes, and so on. 

The eligibility criteria for M.Sc Genetics is as follow as

Candidates must have completed B.Sc  in either of these subjects Botany, Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Molecular Biology and Biomedical Sciences in Science stream.

And according to the domicile-based eligibility criteria, You are not eligible for writing UPCATET. 

Click Here to know more about M.Sc genetics


I am from up but i passed my 12 from bihar open board can i eligable for upcatet...

-Shivam suryavanshiUpdated on March 10, 2022 07:15 PM
  • 1 Answer
Ankita Jha, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Bihar open board is considered as a recognised board so you are eligible for the exam only if you have taken PCB/PCMB in your intermediate and scored 50% marks in your boards, you can apply for UPCATET. Please check the eligibility criteria for UPCATET 2022.


Upcate ka form kab se bhara Jana hi

-Anil KumarUpdated on February 22, 2022 06:08 PM
  • 1 Answer
Lam Vijaykanth, Student / Alumni

Dear Student 

The notification of UPCATET is expected to be released in the month of February. The application form will be made available, after the notification. It is not yet released.  You are requested to stick around our website for the latest updates of UPCATET 2022.


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