UPCAT BDS 2017 Exam Pattern

The UPCAT BDS 2017 exam pattern will provide an overview about the exam and it will be conducted in offline mode (paper and pen based). Association of Private Medical and Dental Colleges of Uttar Pradesh conducts the all India level entrance exam known as UPCAT- Dental Exam. Applicants seeking to take admission in BDS programme must apply for Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test (UPCAT) in various private dental colleges across the state of Uttar Pradesh. The UPCAT-Dental exam will be conducted in the month of May, 2017. The exam pattern will assists the appearing applicants to prepare for the examination prior before time. The pattern specifies information such as length of the exam, overall number and type of questions, marking scheme, syllabus, etc. Applicants are required to read the exam pattern well before appearing for the examination. Applicants can view the exam pattern of UPCAT BDS exam which are broken down into points below.

UPCAT 2017 BDS Exam Pattern

UPCAT BDS 2017 Exam Pattern

  • The total time for the exam is 3 hours.
  • The language of paper will be in English only.
  • The test contains 200 multiple choice objective type questions.
  • For every incorrect answer zero marks will be deducted and 1 mark will be added to each correct answer.
  • The structure of the paper is as follows:
Subject Number of Questions
Zoology 50
Chemistry 50
Physics 50
Botany 50
Total 200

UPCAT BDS 2017 Syllabus


  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work
  • Energy and Power
  • Gravity
  • Thermodynamics
  • Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetics Theory of Gases
  • Oscillations and Waves, Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices
  • Communication System


  • Basic concepts of Chemistry
  • Structure of Atom
  • Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • States of matter
  • Gases and liquids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox reactions
  • Solid State
  • Solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Hydrogen
  • General principles and process of isolation of elements
  • Studies of s & p-block elements
  • Studies of d & f – block elements
  • Coordination compounds
  • Organic chemistry


  • Plant Kingdom
  • Microbiology
  • Plant physiology
  • Water relations of plants
  • Nutrition in plants
  • Metabolism
  • Plants and human welfare
  • Biotechnology


  • Diversity in living organism
  • Classification of living organisms
  • Systematic and binomial system of nomenclature
  • Zoological Parks and museums
  • Tissues in animals, Morphology
  • Anatomy and functions of different systems of an amnelia earthworm
  • Human Reproduction
  • Human genetics
  • DNA fingerprinting
  • Evolution (Theories Evidences)
  • Zoology in human welfare Animal husbandry
  • Adolescences and drug alcohol abuse
  • Applications of biotechnology Recombinant DNA technology and its application in health
  • Species
  • Population
  • Community
  • Animal ecological adaptation
  • Wildlife Conservation

UPCAT BDS 2017 Exam Dates

UPCAT Exam Events Important Dates
Sale of Application Forms and Information Brochure April, 2017

Last date for submission of filled in application forms May, 2017
Date of UPCAT BDS 2017 Exam May, 2017

The above dates are tentative. No official dates have been declared yet. Keep visiting our website in order to get any updates.

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