UP State Technical University (UPTU) conducts the UPSEE every year to offer admission to various undergraduate courses like B. Tech, B. Arch, MBA, BFA, BFAD as well as post graduate courses like MCA, MBA, MAM etc. The final dates for UPSEE 2018 will be announced soon. Last year in 2017, UPSEE was conducted on three dates i.e. April 16, 22 and 23. this examination is important for admission to both government and private aided institutes that are affiliated to UPTU.

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UPSEE 2018 Opening and closing rank released – Get the link below!

The cut-off is the minimum marks/percentage that is required to qualify any entrance examination. It will decide whether or not, a candidate will get admission to the college. The cut-off for UPSEE 2018 has been released along with the UPSEE result. After the release of the cut-off, a merit list will be prepared according to the scores obtained by the students. Only those whose names are a part of the merit list will be called for counselling and the final seat allotment round. The cut off for UPSEE 2018 is expected to be released by the end of May 2018.

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In most entrance examinations, the cut-offs are released only for engineering courses as the number of applicants for the engineering courses exceed the number of seats. Therefore to decide the number of applicants for the available seats, cut-offs are released every year.

The expected UPSEE Cut-off for the year 2018 is given in the table below:

Expected cut-off Rank range
1 – 600Above 500
601 – 1050475 – 499
1051 – 7050400 – 474
7051 – 16000350 – 399
16001 – 25000300 – 349
25001 – 30000250 – 299
30001 -90000120 – 199
Above 90000Below 120

UPSEE 2018 opening and Closing Rank can be checked HERE

Factors that determine the cut-off for a year

Number of students appearing in the exam

Number of students qualifying the exam

Exam difficulty level

Total marks obtained

Number of participating universities

Performance of the candidates

UPSEE 2017 Cut Off

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UPSEE 2016 Cutoff

Course NameGenOBC


Aeronautical Engineering437786747120772226349612125078NANA
Agricultural Engineering20843106260NANANANANANA
Biochemical Engineering11551110443868372471547523233NANA
Biotechnology Engineering216402377587110496341NANA
Chemical Engineering7011252161373119355755812660212660244311
Civil Engineering6781277641028124492274212738414323127282
Computer Science Engineering30612758555612370129571276991420126975
Electrical and Electronics Engineering372712787791541222852171112635674024NA
Electrical Engineering412127407801118797212212621214645127007
Electronics and Communication Engineering1071269141641119284790012735523379112362
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering108112260024111222921131512662551695107699
Electronics Engineering149104262126056971648484919627171625
Information Technology343127124834124756591412612425453127379
Instrumentation and Control Engineering885240982132537059237917127040NANA
Leather Technology225112080363685461990021196NANA
Man Made Fiber Technology576146713133979911729383883616384463844
Manufacturing Engineering192638084913852379845940893350119142119142
Materials Science and Technology2698369986582048136793499127795NANA
Mechanical Engineering155127845864124350198812747011695127635
Paint Technology149234911871133551156223790127635127635
Petroleum Engineering27755126992NANANANANANA
Plastic Engineering20523933331719273416380127114126241126241
Textile Chemistry41091028401053857321193911275666146961469
Textile Engineering46537808096012560411276440725292852928
Textile Technology485011058885947863216066115750126768126768

UPSEE 2018 Seat Reservation

There are reservations of seats made by the UP state government for candidates belonging to specifically defined categories.

The categories are given below:

UPSC/UPST/UPBC – candidates who have passed the high school/qualifying examination from an institution which is located in the state of UP, is a domicile of UP and belongs to the SC/ST/OBC of UP, is eligible to apply for admission against the reserved category.

The list of seats is as follows:

CategoryReservation of seats
Scheduled Caste of UP21%
Scheduled tribe of UP02%
Other Backward Classes of UP27%

UPGD – Candidates who have passed the high school/qualifying examination from an institution located outside U.P, whose parents are domicile of U.P and who have not claimed for any reserved category, are also eligible to apply for admission to courses offered at all institutions under General (OPEN) category. Such candidates have to produce the domicile certificate of his/her parents (Father OR Mother only) at the time of counselling.

GDST/GDSC/GDBC – Candidates, who have passed the qualifying examination from an institution located outside U.P, whose parents are domicile of U.P and who belong to Schedule Caste of U.P / Schedule Tribe of U.P / Other Backward classes of U.P are eligible to apply for admission against reserved seats of their category. Such candidates have to produce the domicile certificate of his/her parents (Father OR Mother only) and the category certificate at the time of counselling.

GDDA – Admission and relaxation for sons/daughters of the following domicile are granted:

  • Defence personnel who is settled in U.P. on the date of Entrance Examination after retirement / being disabled in action or Defence personnel killed in action and the dependents settled in U.P. on the date of Entrance Examination.
  • Defence personnel who are not domicile of U.P, but are posted on the date of Entrance Examination in U.P
  • An employee of All India Services belonging to U. P. cadre.

There are horizontal reservations for sub-categories too. The candidates will be given only 1 type of reservation out of UPFF/UPAF/UPHC. The girl candidates can claim any one of this horizontal reservation along with her UPGL reservation.

SubcategoryCode Maximum percentage of total seats
Dependents of freedom fighters from UPUPFF02%
Sons / Daughters of defence personnel of U.P. either retired (superannuated) or killed / disabled in action or defence personnel posted in U.P./defence personnel domicile of U.P. & posted outside U.P.UPAF05%
Handicapped/ disabled of U.PUPHC03%
Girls of U.PUPGL20%
Points to noted

Any request for changes in the category/ sub-category will not be entertained under any circumstances.

Correct and valid certificates for category/ sub-category will have to be produced at the time of counselling, failing which, students will be treated in general category.

The seats available under Fee Waiver scheme will be notified in respective category at the time of counselling.

Benefits of UPGL reservation will be given to all female candidates automatically.

Students must carefully read the official brochure and keep checking the official website for any updates/changes in the percentage of cut off and seat reservation. They can also check relevant details about the UPSEE 2018 application forms, eligibility criteria, etc, here.


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