UPCAT Dental 2016
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UPCAT Dental 2016 has been replaced by NEET 2016 as per the Supreme Court order on May 9, 2016. Now, admission in all state-level and private medical colleges will be done on the basis of NEET 2016 results only. Therefore, MBBS/BDS aspirants are advised to ignore the information given below on this page. The relevant information regarding MBBS/BDS entrance exam and admission is available in articles related to NEET- Click Here.  Read important articles on NEET 2016 from the links given below:

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Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test for admissions to BDS programme, also known as UPCAT Dental, is a national level dental entrance examination conducted by Association of Private Medical and Dental Colleges of Uttar Pradesh. UPCAT Dental 2016 is scheduled to be conducted on Sunday, May 15, 2016 for providing admissions to over 1500 BDS seats in 21 participating private dental colleges of Uttar Pradesh.

The exam will be conducted in a pen and paper based format and the result will be announced on June 16, 2016.


Exam name: Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test

Commonly known as: 
UPCAT Dental

Exam type:
 National Level examination

Exam Category:
 Undergraduate (UG)

Conducting Authority: 
Association of Private Medical and Dental Colleges of Uttar Pradesh


UPCAT Dental 2016 Eligibility Criteria: Candidates who wish to apply for UPCAT Dental 2016 can check the eligibility criteria as stated under:

  • Candidates should be 17 years of age as on December 31, 2016

  • Candidates belonging to any state of the country are eligible to appear in UPCAT Dental

  • Candidates should have appeared/ passed in 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English from the recognized Board/University

  • Candidates belonging to unreserved category should have obtained a minimum of 50% marks, whereas candidates belonging to SC/ST category should have obtained a total of 40% marks in 10+2 examination

UPCAT Dental 2016 Exam Pattern:  The entrance examination will be conducted in a pen and paper based mode. Candidates can check below for the detailed examination pattern of UPCAT Dental 2016:

  • The entrance examination will consist of 200 multiple choice questions

  • There will be 50 questions each from Physics, Chemistry, Zoology and Botany

  • Total duration of the exam will be 180 minutes

  • The language of the paper will be English

UPCAT Dental 2016 Application Form: The sale of prospectus and application form will begin from February 1, 2016. Candidates can obtain the application form either in person by paying cash of Rs.1500 or by post by sending a demand draft of Rs.1600 drawn in favor of  “The Association of Private Medical and Dental Colleges of Uttar Pradesh” payable at Bareilly. The requisition of the required application will be dispatched to the Co-ordinator UPCAT Dental 2016, Keshlata Hospital, Delapeer, Bareilly,U.P.-243122. The last date of submitting the application forms is April 30, 2016.

Application Fees: By Cash: Rs 1500 and By Demand Draft: Rs.1600


UPCAT Dental 2016 Important Dates:  Candidates can check below for the important dates of UPCAT Dental 2016 and can mark their calendars accordingly:



Sale of Prospectus and Application Form

February 1, 2016

Last date of submission of application form

April 30, 2016

Date of release of admit card

May 10 , 2016

Date of examination

May 15, 2016


June 16, 2016


Will be released later

UPCAT Dental 2016 Admit Card: The admit card of UPCAT Dental 2016 will be available in the online mode from May 10, 2016. In order to download the admit cards, candidates have to enter their user id and password. Admit card will consist of all the necessary details such as name, application number, date of the entrance exam, venue of the exam centre etc. Candidates are required to take the print out of the admit card. This must be noted that no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall without a valid admit card.

UPCAT Dental 2016 Result: The result of UPCAT Dental 2016 will be released on June 16, 2016 by the exam conducting authority. The result will be declared online and will also be available in the participating colleges of UPCAT Dental 2016. Individual results will not be sent to candidates under any circumstance. Candidates who will score a minimum of 50% marks in the entrance exam will only be eligible to appear in the counselling of UPCAT dental 2016.


UPCAT Dental 2016 Counselling: The counselling of UPCAT Dental will be conducted tentatively in the month of June-July, 2016. The counselling will be held in an online mode. The seat allotment will be based on the options exercised and rank obtained by the candidates during the online counselling process. If the candidate fails to remit the fee or join the college, he/she will not be eligible to any further allotment.

Website: www.upcatdental.net

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