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