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.

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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 application30th March 2018. (Extended)
On-Line Partial Correction of filled and submitted Online Application form26th March to 5th April 2018
Application fee payment last dateMarch 3rd week, 2018.
Release of UPSEE, 2018 admit card20th April 2018.
UPSEE examApril 3rd week, 2018.
UPSEE exam answer keyApril 3rd week, 2018.
UPSEE exam result30th May 2018.
Counselling Starts25th June 2018.

Check Here Complete List of Important Dates for UPSEE 2018.

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.

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

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

SetsQuestion PaperAnswer Key
Paper 1 (PCM)Code AACode AA answer key
Paper 1 (PCM)Code ABCode AB answer key
Paper 1 (PCM)Code ACCode AC answer key
Paper 1 (PCM)Code ADCode AD answer key
Paper 2 (PCB)Code BACode BA answer key
Paper 3Code CACode CA answer key
Paper 4Code DACode 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.

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:

ProgrammesCompulsory SubjectElective SubjectPercentage Required
B.techPhysics, MathsChemistry,Bio Technology, Biology,Technical vocational subject.Candidates must score 45% from UP board or equivalent.(40% for ST,SC)
B.ArchPhysics, MathsChemistry, computer science, biology, engineering drawing, technical vocational subject.Candidates must score 45% from UP board or equivalent.(40% for ST,SC)


B. PharmacyPhysics, chemistryMaths, biology, bio technology, technical vocational subject.Candidates must score 45% from UP board or equivalent.(40% for ST,SC) agricultureAgriculture discipline
B.PharmaDiploma in pharmacy lateral entryBsc graduate or diploma holder.
MCA lateral entryBCA or in IT or Computer Sc.
MCA/MBACandidate must pass their graduation with 50% marks.
BFAAny discipline
BHMCTAny discipline
BFAAny discipline

Check Complete Eligibility Criteria for UPSEE 2018.

UPSEE 2018 Reservation Of Seats For Different Categories

CategorySeat 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 was 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 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 NumberSubjectsWho Should ApplyMarks Distribution
Paper 1Physics, 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 2Physics, 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 3AgricultureThis 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 4Maths, 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 5Aptitude test for general awarenessCandidates 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 6Aptitude test for diploma holdersThis 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 7Aptitude 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 8Aptitude test for graduate in 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 9MBA aptitude testThis paper is for candidates who aspire to do MBAThis 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 10MCA aptitude testCandidates 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 11MCA 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 ModeOffline 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.

SETQuestion Paper
AAClick Here
ABClick Here
ACClick Here
ADClick Here

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 RankClosing RankOpening RankClosing RankOpening RankClosing RankOpening RankClosing Rank
Computer Science Engineering30612758555612370129571276991420126975
Mechanical Engineering155127845864124350198812747011695127635
Aeronautical Engineering437786747120772226349612125078NANA
Electrical Engineering412127407801118797212212621214645127007
Civil Engineering6781277641028124492274212738414323127282
Electronics Engineering149104262126056971648484919627171625
Information Technology343127124834124756591412612425453127379
Chemical Engineering7011252161373119355755812660212660244311
Biotechnology Engineering216402377587110496341NANA
Electrical and Electronics Engineering372712787791541222852171112635674024NA
Electronics and Communication Engineering1071269141641119284790012735523379112362

College Wise Cut Off

Here, we are providing last year closing rank of top engineering colleges according to the courses located in UP state:

CollegesClosing Rank
Computer Science EngineeringMechanical EngineeringElectrical EngineeringInformation Technology
Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur164303325486
Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow405732783875
Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology for Handicapped, Kanpur9031280
Feroze Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Raibareli1270142
Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jhansi1287141618992204
Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology, Sultanpur1326148917792152
JSS Academy of Technical Education, Noida2095344941013753
Institute of Engineering and Rural Technology, Allahabad2867
Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad29705108
Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida3939

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.

Contact Details

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:

AKTU / UPTU Contact Details

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

IET Campus,

Lucknow- 226021

Phone number- 0522- 2723196


  1. Sir mara upsee2018 ka exam ma 176marks h and mara rank-2785 h kya mya cunselling kara sakta hu college mil gayaga sir plese batya.

  2. sir MERI BFAD Mae 47 rank,hae college kaun sa milega or ismae future kaise hae, i mean carrier Kaisa Hoga, income kase hogi
    pls answer mine qns

  3. Hi Sir I’m Manish Chaudhary from gorakhpur Sir I got 200 marks in paper 1 in upsee so what can you tell me I’m able to government schools plzz reply of my question

  4. Sir I have to take admission in B.Tech(aeronautical engineering)in government what minimum marks I have to.

  5. In 2018 online application form of UPTU I mistakenly clicked that I’m appearing for 12th year 2018 but my 12th has completed in 2017 so while counseling will it make trouble?

  6. Comment:sir mera upsee m 168 number aay h kya mujhe B tech k leya government college mel sakta h because main sc cast m aata h

  7. 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

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. Hi,Friend ‘s
    Upsee beat krne k baad
    state level ki university choice kr
    skte h .fill krne ki last date bta dijiye
    Please give me just answers

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

    • 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

  11. 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

  12. 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?

    • 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

    • 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


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