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UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination) 2018 is a state level entrance examination, that will be conducted on 29th April 2018 and on 5th and 6th May 2018. The exam will contain objective type questions (MCQs) and is divided in the offline and online mode based on the type of paper that the candidate is opting. The candidate can opt for papers conducted in different exam centers, the list of which has been given in our previous article UPSEE 2018 Important dates.

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NOTE: Paper 1,2,3,4 will be OMR based tests (offline) and Paper 5,6,7,8,9,10,11 will be computer-based test (online).

Here is a list of question papers of UPSEE 2018 that the candidates need to take for various courses:

Course Paper
B. Tech/ B.Tech (agriculture engineering) Paper 1
B.Tech (Bio Technology) Paper 1 or Paper 2
B. Tech (agriculture engineering only) Paper 3
B. Pharm Paper 1 or Paper 2
B. Arch Paper 4


Lateral Entry:

B.Tech. 2nd Year (for Engineering)

Diploma Holders) B. Pharm 2nd Year (for Pharmacy Diploma Holders)

B.Tech. 2nd Year (for B. Sc. Graduates)


Paper 6

Paper 7


Paper 8

MBA Paper 9
MCA Paper 10
Lateral Entry: 2nd year MCA Paper 11

Please note that diploma holders of architecture are also required to appear in paper 4.

Students must read all exam related details carefully. UPSEE has various papers course wise and different subjects for each paper. Here is a list of subjects, number of questions and the totals marks of each paper:

Paper Subjects Total marks Type and no. Of questions
Paper 1 Physics, chemistry, mathematics 600 50 objective type question from each subject. Total 150 questions.
Paper 2 Physics, chemistry, biology 600 50 objective type questions from each subject. Total 150 questions.
Paper 3 AG-1, AG-2, AG-3 600 50 objective type questions from each AG. Total of 150 questions.
Paper 4 Aptitude test for architecture and design

Part A: Mathematics and aesthetic sensitivity

Part B: Drawing Aptitude


500 50 objective type questions each of Mathematics and Aesthetic Sensitivity with a total of 100 questions and 2 questions to test drawing aptitude.
Paper 5 Aptitude test for general awareness (BHMCT, BFA, BFAD) 300 75 objective type questions
Paper 6 Aptitude test for diploma holders in engineering 300 75 objective type questions
Paper 7 Aptitude test for diploma holders in Pharmacy 300 75 objective type questions
Paper 8 Aptitude test for B. Sc graduates in engineering 400 75 objective type questions
Paper 9 Aptitude test for MBA 400 100 objective type questions
Paper 10 Aptitude test for MCA 400 100 objective type questions
Paper 11 Aptitude test for 2nd year MCA 400 100 objective type questions

Marking Scheme of UPSEE 2018

  1. For the objective type of answers in OMR based tests, candidates are required to mark only one answer against each question carefully in the OMR sheets provided at the exam center using a ballpoint pen (black or blue only)
  2. Every MCQ will carry 4 marks each for every correct answer. Giving multiple answers to the same question will be deemed incorrect and no marks will be awarded for that question.
  3. There will be no negative marking for UPSEE 2018.

Exam Schedule for UPSEE 2018 Papers

Paper Dates (tentative) Timings
Paper 1 3rd week of April, 2018 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (3 hours)
Paper 2
Paper 3
Paper 4 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM (2 hours 30 minutes)
Paper 5 4th week of April 2018 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (1 hour 30 minutes)
Paper 6  

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM (1 hour 30 minutes)

Paper 7
Paper 8
Paper 9 4th week of April 2018 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (2 hours)
Paper 10 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (2 hours)
Paper 11 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (2 hours)

UPSEE 2018 is conducted by Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam University and sometimes also referred to as AKTU Entrance exam. It is held once in a year for admission to various undergraduate courses like B.Tech, B. Arch, B. Pharm, BHMCT, MCA, MBA, BFAD, BFA and 2nd-year B.Tech, B. Pharm and MCA(lateral entry).

Lakhs of students in the state of Uttar Pradesh and outside the state register themselves for the exam and over thousands of students qualify it. To take UP State entrance exam, it is necessary for the candidates to go through the official brochure that will be made available on The brochure can either be downloaded or printed.

For more UPSEE 2018 exam related details like exam syllabus and preparation tips check out the UPSEE 2018 exam syllabus article.

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