UPCAT 2018 Entrance exam details have been announced bt the Uttar Pradesh board. Those candidates who want to attend the exam on correct time can check the UPCAT Entrance Exam 2018 from our website. The exam is a ticket for students who want to pursue graduation in dental i.e. BDS or Master in Dental Surgery from the best private colleges located in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
The BDS course is a five-year intensive course run by the dental council of India. UPCAT 2018 is a tough competitive exam. It decides the caliber and eligibility of students in order to pursue the Bachelor of Dental Surgery course. Thousands of aspiring candidates appear to this exam every year. UPCAT exam is held in June. It is popularly known as Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test.
The question paper for B.D.S consists of 200 questions, 50 each on Physics and Chemistry, and 100 for Biology i.e. 50 for Botany and 50 for Zoology. There is 1 mark awarded for every correct answer and there is no negative marking for wrong answers. The UPCAT 2018 duration of the paper is 3 hours. For M.D.S, the candidate has to purchase application form from the respective dental colleges and fill and submit in person or by post.
UPCAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria
The candidate aspiring to appear for the UPCAT 2018 must make sure that he checks the eligibility criteria. If a candidate fails to fulfill any of the eligible criteria, his/her candidature will be canceled at any stage. The following list will guide you on the eligibility criteria required in order to apply for UPCAT 2018. UPCAT 2018 is a national level exam conducted by the Association of Private Medical and Dental Colleges of Uttar Pradesh.
For B.D.S course:
- The candidate must be a citizen of India.
- He/ She should be 17 years of age as on or before 31st December 2018, at the time of applying.
- The candidate must have passed 12th standard H.S.C or equivalent exam with 50 % aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The percentage is relaxed to 40% for SC/ST students.
- The institute or board from which the candidate has passed 12th standard must be a recognized one.
For M.D.S Course:
- The candidate must have a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from a recognized university.
- The candidate must have 50% aggregate marks with a relaxation to 40% for SC/ST students.
UPCAT 2018 Application form filling
The first step towards appearing UPCAT 2018 is the filling of application form. The candidate must log in to the official website http://www.upcatdental.net/ and fill in the online application form. The application form must be completely filled with all the important details correctly filled as incorrect or incomplete applications are subjected to cancellation. The candidate must take a printout of the application.
The UPCAT 2018 application fee for Indian students by cash is 1000 and by D.D it is 1050 rupees. The candidate as to issue a D.D of 1000 rupees in the name of the Association of Private Medical and Dental Colleges of Uttar Pradesh payable at Bareilly. The UPCAT 2018 application fee for NRI students is the US $50. The candidates have to send the D.D along with the necessary documents by post to the Association of Private Medical and Dental Colleges.
UPCAT 2018 Important dates
The candidate has to keep himself updated with the important dates associated with the UPCAT 2018 exam to know about the deadlines of application, exam date, and UPCAT result. The candidate should regularly visit the official website and check with the same. Here is a table listing important dates that will guide you.
Sale of Prospectus and application form
Last date of submitting application form
Date of UPCAT BDS exam
|May 2018 (3 pm to 5 pm)|
|Date of obtaining application forms from participating colleges||Dec 2017|
|Last date of submitting completely filled forms||Jan 2018|
Date of Examination
UPCAT 2018 Admit Card
The admit card for UPCAT 2018 will be available to download at least a week before the actual examination. The candidates have to log in to the official website http://www.upcatdental.net/ in order to download the admit card.
The candidate has to take a printout of the downloaded UPCAT admit card 2018. The candidate has to carry the admit card at the time of examination as he/she won’t be allowed to appear for the exam in the absence of admit card. Also, the candidate must retain the admit card for further stages of admission procedure.
UPCAT 2018 Answer key
The UPCAT answer key provides the solution to the questions that will appear in the examination. Hence, the students can tally their performance in the exam with the help of answer key and have an idea of their expected result.
UPCAT Result 2018 Cut-offs and Counselling
The candidate has to score above the resulting cut-off in order to get shortlisted for the counselling procedure. The UPCAT result 2018 cut-off is the minimum marks required to be eligible for admission.
Shortlisted candidates are invited for the counselling procedure. The candidates are allotted seat based on UPCAT merit 2018 and availability of seat. The candidate has to carry all the necessary documents at the time of counselling.
UPCAT Contact Details
Association of Private Medical & Dental Colleges of Uttar Pradesh Keshlata Hospital, Delapeer, Bareilly 243122 (U.P.) E-Mail: [email protected] Website: www.upcatdental.net For futher details kindly visit this website www.upcatdental.net/mds/BrocH2018.pdf
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