Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE)

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Amongst the highest populated states in the country, Uttar Pradesh is a striking blend of rural and urban India. With most of its population living in rural areas, the state government has strived to bring equal educational opportunities by establishing a wide range of government academic institutions for primary, secondary and higher education. For students seeking admission into programmes offered by the UP Technical Universities, they are required to clear the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE). In this blog, we have collated all the key details of the UPSEE exam including its eligibility criteria, exam pattern and syllabus. 

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Key Highlights 

Take a look at the important dates and highlights of the UPSEE exam given in the following table: 

Event Important Dates 
Exam Name Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE)
Conducting Body Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Uttar Pradesh
Online Application 27th Jan 2020 [1400 hrs to 15th May 2020]
Online Correction of Application 18th Mar 2020 [1400 hrs to 18th May 2020]
Online Availability of Admit Cards Yet be announced 
UPSEE 2020 Examination 2nd August 2020
Mode of Application Online-based 
Total number of papers  11

Note: Due to ongoing Covid 19 outbreak, the application deadlines and important dates related to the test have been either postponed or cancelled. 

Eligibility Criteria 

Before appearing for the UPSEE exam, it is important to go through the eligibility requirements that you must fulfil to be eligible for the test. The eligibility criteria for the UPSEE exam differs as per the programme you are applying for. The following table elucidates the key requirements as per each course offered by the Uttar Pradesh Technical Universities (UPSEE):

Course Eligibility Requirements
The educational qualification to pursue this course is intermediate passed or equivalent from a recognized board. 

There is no age bar to apply for this course. 
Applicants are required to have 45% marks in 12th grade.

B.Tech (Lateral Entry) The candidate must be a B.Sc degree holder or diploma holder.
B.Pharmacy (Lateral Entry) The applicant must have a Diploma in Pharmacy.
MCA (Lateral Entry) The applicant must have completed their BCA, B.Sc or any other degree in IT/Computer Science.
MBA/MCA The applicant must have completed a B.Sc. degree or equivalent from a recognized university.
MAM The candidate must be intermediate passed or equivalent from a recognized board. 

How to Apply for the UPSEE Exam?

The application process for the UPSEE exam is conducted through online mode. Here are the key steps you need to follow to register for this exam:

  • Visit the official website of the UPSEE and fill out the online application form with the required details.
  • You will have to upload your personal signature, left-hand thumb impression, passport-sized colour photograph. 
  • You are not required to submit a hard copy of the form to the university. 
  • The candidates are also allowed to correct the application form in case of any mistakes.
  • Once you have submitted with the payment, download the confirmation page as well as note down the application number for future reference. 

Application Fee

For Male/Transgender Candidates of General/OBC Category: 1300 INR 
For Female/SC/ST/PwD Category: 650 INR. 

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Syllabus & Examination Pattern 

Now, let’s take a look at the syllabus and exam pattern of UPSEE as elaborated below:

UPSEE Exam Pattern

Paper type Offline & Online
Offline Mode papers Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4
Online Mode papers Paper 5, Paper 6, Paper 7, Paper 8, Paper 9, Paper 10 and Paper 11
Language English and Hindi language
Type of Question Objective type questions (MCQs)
Duration 3 hours (180 minutes)

UPSEE Syllabus 

Paper  Subjects Type of Questions Total Number of Questions
Paper 1 (600 Marks) Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics MCQs (50) 150
Paper 2 (600 Marks) Physics, Chemistry, and Biology MCQs (50) 150
Paper 3 (600 Marks) AG-I, AG-II, and AG-III MCQs (50) 150
Paper 4 (500 Marks) Aptitude Test for Architecture
Part-A: Mathematics and Aesthetic Sensitivity Part–B: Drawing Aptitude
MCQs (50) for each section 52
Paper 5 (300 Marks) Aptitude Test for General Awareness (BHMCT/BFAD/BFA) MCQs (75) 75
Paper 6 (300 Marks) Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Engineering (Lateral Entry) MCQs (75) 75
Paper 7 (300 Marks) Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Pharmacy (Lateral Entry) MCQs (75) 75
Paper 8 (300 Marks) Aptitude Test for B.Sc. Graduates in Engineering (Lateral Entry) MCQs (75) 75
Paper 9 (400 Marks) Aptitude Test for MBA MCQs  (100) 100
Paper 10 (400 Marks) Aptitude Test for MCA MCQs (100) 100
Paper 11 (400 Marks) Aptitude Test for 2nd Year
MCA (Lateral Entry)
MCQs (100) 100

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