UPCAT 2018: Application form, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

 UPCAT 2018 (Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test) is a state level exam organized by the Association of Dental colleges and Private Medical colleges of Uttar Pradesh. UPCAT 2018 exam is conducted for those candidates who desired to get admission into UG (Under-Graduate) Dental Course. The main purpose of this exam is to give admission into BDS course in several private colleges/universities in the state of UP (Uttar-Pradesh). BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) is a 5 year course, run under the aegis/sponsorship/support of Dental Council of India. Exam for UPCAT 2018 mainly held in the month of June. In this article we provide all information about UPCAT 2018: Application form, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern, Registration procedure etc.

UPCAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Criteria are as follows

  • Applicant must be an Indian citizen.
  • Those candidates who are interested to apply for this exam must complete their 17 years of age as on or before 31stDecember, of the year of admission to the BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) course


  • Candidates who belong to unreserved category and need to take admissions in BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) course, the he/she firstly need to complete their 10+2 (Higher Secondary Certificate) class exam by securing minimum 50% of marks in the subjects like PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology).
  • Whereas candidates belong to reserved category then he/she need to secure minimum 40% of marks for the same. 


UPCAT 2018 Syllabus mainly come from the below given subjects:

  • Biology (Botany and Zoology)
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

UPCAT 2018 Exam Pattern

  • Exam paper will contains MCQ’s (multiple choice questions) type question.
  • On each and every right answer candidates will be rewarded with 1 mark.
  • There is no negative marking scheme for UPCAT 2018 exam.
  • Exam come from the subjects like PCB in an appropriate manner as given in below table:


Physics50 question50 marks3 hours

·          Botany

·          Zoology


50 question

50 question


50 marks

50 marks

Chemistry50 question50 marks
TOTAL200 question200 marks3 hours


Registration Process

  • Firstly application form for UPCAT 2018 will be available via offline mode only.
  • Application form for UPCAT 2018 will be obtainable/accessible from all participating Dental universities/colleges by making a payment of Rs. 1500.
  • After that candidates need to fill their details correctly on the application form and submit it.
  • After you all done by filling your details on the application form correctly then you need to paste a recent photograph of yours along with signature.

Exam Dates

Application Form starts from1st week of February 2018
Last date for form submissionLast week of April 2018
Examination Date3rd week of May 2018

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