UPSEE is a state entrance examination which is conducted by A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University(AKTU) which was formerly known as Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU). This exam provides a common platform for students to apply to more than 750 government colleges and private institutes for B.tech, B. Pharma, B.Arch, BHMCT, BFAD, BFA, MBA, MCA and 2nd year B.tech, B.pharma and MCA.
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Every year more than 1.5 lakh candidates appear for this exam. It is three-hour long exam that a candidate must give offline. Candidates are given the option to either write their exam in Hindi or in English. The total marks for each paper under this exam are different and there is no provision for negative marking.
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Last year UPSEE was held on 16, 22 and 23 April 2017 for more than 1 lakh engineering seats, more than 40 thousand MBA seats, 2390 MCA seats and 8800 architecture seats. In this article, you will be provided with an overview of the exam, its eligibility, fees, exam pattern and commonly asked questions.
Important Dates Of UPSEE 2018
Here are some of the important events related to UPSEE to be conducted in 2018 along with their scheduled dates:
|Availability of UPSEE online application form.||23rd January 2018.|
|Last date for submitting online application||30th March 2018. (Extended)|
|On-Line Partial Correction of filled and submitted Online Application form||26th March to 5th April 2018|
|Application fee payment last date||March 3rd week, 2018.|
|Release of UPSEE, 2018 admit card||20th April 2018.|
|UPSEE exam||April 3rd week, 2018.|
|UPSEE exam answer key||April 3rd week, 2018.|
|UPSEE exam result||30th May 2018.|
|Counselling Starts||25th June 2018.|
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UPSEE Counselling 2018
UPSEE counselling Registration 2018 had begun on 25 June 2018. The schedule for counselling has been released. This article will guide the candidates about the UPSEE counseling dates and their respective events. The full seat allotment procedure in the UPSEE 2018 counseling is also provided in this article. 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 Counselling 2018 had been announced on the official website. Check out the list of documents to be brought for verification in UPSEE counseling is also given here.
Declaration Of UPSEE 2018 Result
UPSEE Results had been declared on 30th May 2018. You could get your result by visiting the official website of UPSEE 2018. The score only reflected the total marks you got in the exam. Your rank was determined on the basis of thw score and will be accordingly called for counselling or interview in an AKTU affiliated college.
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UPSEE 2018 Answer Key
The official examination conducting authority had released the answer key of UPSEE 2018 exam online on 30th April 2018 for all the different question paper which was in the form of codes AA, BA, DA. UPSEE 2018 answer key helped the candidates calculate their secured scores before the release of the official result. The calculation can be done by comparing the correct answers to the responses given by the candidates in the exam. The official marking scheme has to be followed for calculation. To check the UPSEE 2018 Answer Key, scroll down below
|Sets||Question Paper||Answer Key|
|Paper 1 (PCM)||Code AA||Code AA answer key|
|Paper 1 (PCM)||Code AB||Code AB answer key|
|Paper 1 (PCM)||Code AC||Code AC answer key|
|Paper 1 (PCM)||Code AD||Code AD answer key|
|Paper 2 (PCB)||Code BA||Code BA answer key|
|Paper 3||Code CA||Code CA answer key|
|Paper 4||Code DA||Code DA answer key|
Eligibility Criteria For UPSEE 2018
Candidates who meet the following eligibility criteria can apply for UPSEE exam, 2018.
Age criteria: There is no age limit to appear for the UPSEE exam.
- Candidates must complete their class 12 from UP and their parents must be from U.P domicile.
- If a candidate’s parents are from U.P but have completed class 12 from outside the state then they can aslo apply for UPSEE, 2018.
- Those candidates whose families are not U.P domiciled can also apply for the exam. However only 15% of seats are reserved for these candidates.
|Programmes||Compulsory Subject||Elective Subject||Percentage Required|
|B.tech||Physics, Maths||Chemistry,Bio Technology, Biology,Technical vocational subject.||Candidates must score 45% from UP board or equivalent.(40% for ST,SC)|
|B.Arch||Physics, Maths||Chemistry, computer science, biology, engineering drawing, technical vocational subject.||Candidates must score 45% from UP board or equivalent.(40% for ST,SC)|
|B. Pharmacy||Physics, chemistry||Maths, biology, bio technology, technical vocational subject.||Candidates must score 45% from UP board or equivalent.(40% for ST,SC)|
|B.tech agriculture||Agriculture discipline|
|B.Pharma||Diploma in pharmacy|
|B.tech lateral entry||Bsc graduate or diploma holder.|
|MCA lateral entry||BCA or B.sc in IT or Computer Sc.|
|MCA/MBA||Candidate must pass their graduation with 50% marks.|
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UPSEE 2018 Reservation Of Seats For Different Categories
|Family member of freedom fighter in U.P||2%|
|Disabled candidates in U.P||3%|
|Female students of U.P||20%|
|Ward of defense personal in U.P||5%|
UPSEE 2018 Application Form
The application form had been released online on 23rd January 2018 and was closed by 30th March 2018. Following steps must be taken to complete the application process:
- Visit the official website for UPSEE 2018.
- Search and click on the link “UP state entrance test for UG/PG (UPSEE 2018)”.
- Now, click on “apply” button.
- A page will appear displaying exam instructions. Read all the instructions carefully and click on “click here to proceed”.
- After this, click on “new registration”.
- Enter the details and password and click on “proceed”.
- The application form will appear on the screen. Fill in all the details in the form.
- Upload the necessary documents (scanned copy of photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression).
- Now, click on “save” button.
- Proceed to pay the application fee. You can pay the fee via debit card, credit card or net banking.
- Print out the confirmation page.
- Don’t forget to keep a note of the transaction number after making the payment.
How to Fill UPSEE 2018 Application Form – Complete Procedure here.
UPSEE 2018 Application Fees
The application fees had to be paid online with the help of debit card, credit card or net banking. For ST, SC, PH and female candidates the application fees is Rs 600 and candidates belonging to general, OBC category are requested to pay an amount of Rs 1200.
UPSEE 2018 Admit Card / Hall Ticket
UPSEE 2018 Admit Card for Paper 1 to Paper 4 had been issued for eligible candidates. Download your UPTU Hall Ticket of 2018 here.
After the application procedure is over, Dr. A. P. J Abdul Kalam University had released the Admit card of UPSEE 2018. The admit card is an important document that a candidate must necessarily carry to the exam hall on the day of the examination. UPSEE 2018 Admit card was released on 20th April 2018 in online mode on the official website. The admit card was only issued for those candidates who had filled and submitted the application form. The admit card is also sometimes known as the hall ticket – the presence or absence of it will determine whether the candidate will be able to take the examination or not. To view and download the UPSEE 2018 Hall ticket, the candidate will be required to go to the official website, click on the admit card link and enter his/her application number and password. Every candidate must check that the admit card of UPSEE contains the correct information as provided by the candidate during application filling.
In case of any discrepancy, the candidate must contact the concerned authority immediately. Candidates must carry the UPSEE 2018 admit card to the exam centre and preserve it till the admission procedure is over. No request made by the candidate to take the exam without the UPSEE 2018 admit card will be entertained under any circumstance.
UPSEE 2018 Papers And Marks Distribution
|Paper Number||Subjects||Who Should Apply||Marks Distribution|
|Paper 1||Physics, Chemistry, Maths):||This paper is for B.Tech students and students who are interested in B.Tech in agricultural engineering or B.Tech in bio technology.||The question paper will cover three subjects. Each section will comprise of 50 questions. The total marks of paper 1 is 600.|
|Paper 2||Physics, chemistry, biology.||Candidates who are interested in B.Tech in biotechnology and B. Pharma can either appear in paper 1 or paper 2.||This paper will also cover three subject. Each subject will carry 50 questions and total marks of the entire paper will be of 600.|
|Paper 3||Agriculture||This paper is for agricultural engineering.||There will be three sections in this question paper. They are AG I (agricultural physics and chemistry), AG II(agricultural engineering and statistics) and AG III(Agronomy and agricultural botany). Each section will carry 50 questions and a total of 600 marks.|
|Paper 4||Maths, aesthetic sensitivity and drawing aptitude||Candidates who have done their diploma in architecture and wants to do B. Arch will have to appear for this exam.||The maths section and aesthetic sensitivity will contain 50 questions each and the drawing section will contain 2 questions. This paper will carry a total of 500 marks.|
|Paper 5||Aptitude test for general awareness||Candidates who are interested in B.FAD, BFA, BHMCT must appear for this exam.||This paper will be divided into 5 sections, that is, reasoning and logical deductions, numerical ability and scientific aptitude, general knowledge and English language. This paper will consist 75 questions and the total marks in this paper will be 300.|
|Paper 6||Aptitude test for diploma holders||This paper is for students who holds diploma in engineering and wants lateral entry in B. tech.||This section will contain questions from engineering mechanics, engineering graphics, basic electrical engineering, basic electronics engineering, elements of computer science, elementary biology, basic workshop practice and diploma standard questions from physics, chemistry and maths. This paper will carry a total 300 marks which will be divided into 75 questions. This exam is only for lateral entry candidates.|
|Paper 7||Aptitude test for diploma holders in pharmacy||This paper is again for students who hold diploma in pharmacy and want to take lateral entry in B. Pharma.||This paper will contain questions from pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, biochemistry and clinical pathology, human anatomy and physiology, health education and community pharmacy, pharmaceutics, pharmacology and toxicology, pharmaceutical jurisprudence, drug store and business management, hospital and clinical pharmacy|
|Paper 8||Aptitude test for B.sc graduate in engineering||B.sc 2nd year students who wants to take lateral admission in B.tech must appear for this exam.||This is a test for lateral entry. This will test the aptitude of the candidate in linear algebra, calculus, differential equation, complex variables, statistics and probability, Fourier series and transform theory. There will be 75 questions and the paper will be of 300 total marks.|
|Paper 9||MBA aptitude test||This paper is for candidates who aspire to do MBA||This paper comprises of 100 questions divided into 4 sections, that is, English, numerical aptitude, thinking and decision making and general awareness. This paper will be 400 total marks.|
|Paper 10||MCA aptitude test||Candidates who wants admission in MCA must write this paper.||This will be a 400 marks question paper. Candidates will be asked 100 questions from maths, statistics and logical ability.|
|Paper 11||MCA lateral entry aptitude test||This paper is for students who wants MCA lateral entry||This is also a 400 marks question paper with 100 questions. This test aims at evaluating a candidate’s knowledge in maths, computing concepts and reasoning ability.|
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Mode Of Writing The UPSEE 2018 Exam
There are 2 modes of writing the exam. The papers and their mode of writing is provided in the table below:
Mode Of Writing Papers:
|Online Mode||Offline Mode|
|Paper 5, 6 , 7, 8, 8, 10 and 11.||Paper 1,2 ,3 and 4.|
Commonly Asked Questions
Every year students find questions have been repeated from previous years question papers. Such questions are repeated because these questions are very important and cannot be ignored. At the end of this section, you will also find the link to previous years question papers for more practice.
Last Year Top Colleges Cut Off List
UPSEE cut off 2018 has been released on 3rd July 2018. The cut off has been released in the form of an opening and closing rank. Candidates must secure a rank between the opening and the closing rank to be eligible for admission in a particular Branch/ Institute.
Branch Wise Cut Off
|Opening Rank||Closing Rank||Opening Rank||Closing Rank||Opening Rank||Closing Rank||Opening Rank||Closing Rank|
|Computer Science Engineering||306||127585||556||123701||2957||127699||1420||126975|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering||3727||127877||9154||122285||21711||126356||74024||NA|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||107||126914||1641||119284||7900||127355||23379||112362|
College Wise Cut Off
Here, we are providing last year closing rank of top engineering colleges according to the courses located in UP state:
|Computer Science Engineering||Mechanical Engineering||Electrical Engineering||Information Technology|
|Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur||164||303||325||486|
|Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow||405||732||783||875|
|Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology for Handicapped, Kanpur||903||–||–||1280|
|Feroze Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Raibareli||1270||142||–||–|
|Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jhansi||1287||1416||1899||2204|
|Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology, Sultanpur||1326||1489||1779||2152|
|JSS Academy of Technical Education, Noida||2095||3449||4101||3753|
|Institute of Engineering and Rural Technology, Allahabad||2867||–||–||–|
|Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad||2970||–||–||5108|
|Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida||3939||–||–||–|
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Exam Centres for UPSEE 2018
UPSEE Exam centres are in Agra, Firozabad, Mathura , Aligarh, Allahabad, Azamgarh, Ballia, Mau, Bareilli, Shahjahanpur, Basti, Banda, Gonda, Ambedkar Nagar, Barabanki, Faizabad, Sultanpur, Deoria, Gorakhpur, Kushinagar, Jalaun, Jhansi, Etawah, Kanpur Nagar, Kapur Dehat, Lakhimpur Kheri, Lucknow, Raebarelli, Sitapur, Bulandshahr, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Mirzapur, Bijnor, Muradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Shahranpur, Ghazipur, Jaunpur, Varanasi. Outside U.P exams are held in Delhi, Dehradun, Bhopal, Patna, Ranchi, Jaipur, Kolkata and Mumbai.
In case of any queries or grievances, candidates can contact UPSEE either via its official email, that is,[email protected]. You can also write down to the following address: