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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. Pharma, B.Arch, BHMCT, BFAD, BFA, MBA, MCA and 2nd year, B.pharma and MCA.

UPSEE Application Form 2018
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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.

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.

Eligibility Criteria For UPSEE 2018

Candidates who meet the following eligibility criteria can apply for UPSEE exam, 2018.

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Age criteria: There is no age limit to appear for the UPSEE exam.

Domicile criteria:

  1. Candidates must complete their class 12 from UP and their parents must be from U.P domicile.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Education criteria:

Programmes Compulsory Subject Elective Subject Percentage Required 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) agriculture Agriculture discipline
B.Pharma Diploma in pharmacy lateral entry Bsc graduate or diploma holder.
MCA lateral entry BCA or in IT or Computer Sc.
MCA/MBA Candidate must pass their graduation with 50% marks.
BFA Any discipline
BHMCT Any discipline
BFA Any discipline

Check Complete Eligibility Criteria for UPSEE 2018.

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:

Event 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 On Line Application form Upto April 05, 2018 
Application fee payment last date March 3rd week, 2018.
Release of UPSEE, 2018 admit card April 2nd week, 2018.
UPSEE exam April 3rd week, 2018.
UPSEE exam answer key April 3rd week, 2018.
UPSEE exam result First week of June, 2018.
Counselling and allotment of seats June 3rd week, 2018.

Check Here Complete List of Important Dates for UPSEE 2018.

UPSEE 2018 Reservation Of Seats For Different Categories

Category Seat Reserved
OBC  27%
Scheduled caste  21%
Scheduled tribe  2%
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 will be closed by 30th March 2018. Following steps must be taken to complete the application process:

  1. Visit the official website for UPSEE 2018.
  2. Search and click on the link “UP state entrance test for UG/PG (UPSEE 2018)”.
  3. Now, click on “apply” button.
  4. A page will appear displaying exam instructions. Read all the instructions carefully and click on “click here to proceed”.
  5. After this, click on “new registration”.
  6. Enter the details and password and click on “proceed”.
  7. The application form will appear on the screen. Fill in all the details in the form.
  8. Upload the necessary documents (scanned copy of photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression).
  9. Now, click on “save” button.
  10. Proceed to pay the application fee. You can pay the fee via debit card, credit card or net banking.
  11. Print out the confirmation page.
  12. 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 must 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

After the application procedure is over, Dr. A. P. J Abdul Kalam University will release the Admit card of UPSEE 2018. The admit card will be an important document that a candidate must necessarily carry to the exam hall on the day of the examination. UPSEE 2018 Admit card will be released on 20th April 2018 in online mode on the official website. The admit card will only be issued for those candidates who have 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 graduate in engineering 2nd year students who wants to take lateral admission in 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.

Check Here Details about UPSEE 2018 Exam Pattern.

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.

SET Question Paper
AA Click Here
AB Click Here
AC Click Here
AD Click Here

Last Year Top Colleges Cut Off List

Branch Wise Cut Off 

Branches Category
General OBC SC ST
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
Mechanical Engineering 155 127845 864 124350 1988 127470 11695 127635
Aeronautical Engineering 4377 86747 12077 22263 49612 125078 NA NA
Electrical Engineering 412 127407 801 118797 2122 126212 14645 127007
Civil Engineering 678 127764 1028 124492 2742 127384 14323 127282
Electronics Engineering 149 104262 1260 56971 6484 84919 6271 71625
Information Technology 343 127124 834 124756 5914 126124 25453 127379
Chemical Engineering 701 125216 1373 119355 7558 126602 126602 44311
Biotechnology Engineering 21 6402 377 5871 1049 6341 NA NA
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:

Colleges Closing Rank
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

Check Here Complete Cut-Off List for UPSEE 2018.

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.

Declaration Of UPSEE 2018 Result

UPSEE Results will be declared in the first week of June 2018. You can get your result by visiting the official website of UPSEE 2018. The score will only tell you the total marks you got in the exam. Your rank will be determined on the basis of this score and will be accordingly called for counselling or interview in an AKTU affiliated college.

How to download UPSEE 2018 Scorecard in 4 easy steps? Click Here

Contact Details

In case of any queries or grievances, candidates can contact UPSEE either via its official email, that is, You can also write down to the following address:

AKTU / UPTU Contact Details

Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University,

IET Campus,

Lucknow- 226021

Phone number- 0522- 2723196

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    • Hi Amit,

      Numbers har saal badalte rehte hai and depend karte hai ki paper kitna mushkil ya aasaan aaya hai..
      Ache se tayari karo, acha rank lao and CS me ho jaaega

    • HI Asma,

      Haan, HBTU (Formerly Know as HBTI) JEE Mains ke aadhaar pe hoga.. HBTU ki alag se counselling hogi. June 2018 me form aaege

  1. I am a student of class 12 and want to apply for B.Tech program. My subjects are physics chemistry maths english and physical education. In the column asking for class 12 subjects i have filled physics, chemistry, maths and english. But there is no such option as physical education. What should i do?

  2. sir mai devansh jhansi se 12th me mere paas PCB he mai B-Tech biotechnology UPSEE se karna chahta hun kya PCB wala apply kr sakta he aur government college ke liye kitne marks aane chahiye

    • If you want a government college then you must score a rank of 4000 or less.
      But for HBTU you must score a rank of 1000 or less to get admission in CS, EC, IT, CHEM branches.
      The information provided above is in accordance with last year’s cut-off. The ranks given here may change accordingly. The list of top government colleges is given below:
      3-JSS NOIDA

    • Hi Mohd Hassan,
      Result aney ke baad Counselling ki dates aengi. Haan tum choice filling mein State level universities daal saktey ho.

  3. Hi sir,mai CS branch se karna chahta hoo kinte mark aane chahiye gov. College ke liye ..maine 12th PCM se kiya h.
    And give me some tips/link/Suggestion kis type k question aayenge .
    Aur kon si book exam k liye achha hoga ..
    Mere paas kuchh book hain ,I want your suggestion. .plz….
    Plz sir

  4. Hi ,
    I’m mahesh my mother is from up and my father is from Rajasthan , my does not have domicile of UP but my mother have the certificate of 10 class of UP board . So how can apply

    • Hi Mahesh,
      Both your parents have to be from UP state in order for you to sit for UPSEE 2018. You will not be eligible for the 85% seats under this category. You can, however, apply to the 15% seats which can be done through the JEE Main score.

  5. Sir
    Maine online bharte time kuch galti ho gyi h jaise ki mera naam aur greduation mark % me mera greduation me 50% hai aur maine online form me 49.5% bhara h.
    Ye kaise thik hoga


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