UPSEE MBA 2017UPSEE MBA 2017 – The Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) 2017 was held on April 23, 2017. The Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) conducted UPSEE MBA in a computer-based mode. There were a total of 100 objective type questions and candidates were allotted 2 hours to complete the test. The result is expected to be announced on or before May 30, 2017. The Paper 9 answer key i.e. MBA Paper is expected to be released soon and will be available only in online mode. A link to access the answer key of UPSEE MBA will be provided in this article for the convenience of the candidates. The candidates must score a minimum of 25% i.e. 150 – 160 marks to qualify the test. Know more about UPSEE MBA 2017, answer key, result, cutoff, counselling, etc. from this article.
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UPSEE MBA 2017 Important Dates

The candidates can refer to the table below for keeping the track of all important dates and events related to UPSEE MBA 2017. 

S.No UPSEE MBA Events Dates
Online Registration commenced on 18 January 2017
2 Last date to submit the online application form 20 March 2017 (Date Extended)
3 Partial Corrections can be made in the submitted application form from

27 to 29 March 2017

4 Downloading of Admit Card 11 April 2017 till the date of the examination
5 Date of UPSEE MBA 2017 23 April 2017
6 Result to be announced on  On or before 30 May 2017
7 Counselling to commence in  Last week of June 2017

UPSEE MBA 2017 – What’s New?

  1. It is mandatory to fill the Aadhaar Number in the application form.
  2. 2 new cities added this year, making the total number of cities where the exam will be held to be 17. 
  3. The amount of application fee has been increased for all the categories. Last year, the fee for General/OBC/Transgender candidates was Rs. 1000 and now it is Rs. 1200. The fee for SC/ST candidates was Rs. 500 but this year, it is Rs. 600.

UPSEE MBA 2017 Answer Key

The answer key is made available as a pdf file and it lists the answers to the questions which are asked in the exam. By referring to these answer keys, the candidates are able to match their attempted answers and also estimate their score. UPSEE MBA entrance test (Paper 9) is a computer based test, therefore obtaining the answer key is practically not feasible. However, there are chances that AKTU may release the UPSEE MBA Answer Key 2017. Incase it does, the link to download the same will be provided here on this page.

UPSEE MBA 2017 Result

AKTU will be announcing the result of UPSEE MBA 2017 on or before May 30, 2017. It will be made available online for the candidates to check.

  • The result will furnish the merit position, score card with total marks and marks obtained in each subject by the candidates.
  • Based on performance of the candidates in UPSEE MBA 2017, separate merit lists will be prepared for each course.
  • As per the norms of the UP State Govt, the UPSEE MBA 2017 cutoff percentage of marks is 25% (20% for SC/ST). According to this, the candidates are required to obtain a minimum of 150-160 marks in the test in order to qualify in the same.

UPSEE MBA 2017 Counselling

On the basis of rank secured in UPSEE MBA 2017, the candidates will be called to attend the counselling process. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University is expected to conduct the UPSEE MBA 2017 counselling in the last week of June 2017. 

  • The counselling process involves various stages like registration, document verification, choice filling and seat allotment etc. Last year, total 5 rounds were held.
  • The registration fee for participating in the counselling will be required to be paid online through Credit card/ Debit card/ Net banking. The amount of the counselling registration fee is as follow – 
Category Registration Fee
General/ OBC Rs. 20,000
SC/ ST Rs. 12,000

UPSEE MBA 2017 Admit Card

The admit card to appear for UPSEE MBA 2017 has been released. Only the duly registered candidates will be able to view and download the admit card.  

  • The UPSEE MBA admit card has been made available in online mode only for downloading. It can be viewed and downloaded till the date of the examination.
  • The admit card will not be sent to any of the candidates via post or email.
  • No candidate will be allowed to take the exam, if they will fail to produce a valid admit card on the date of the exam.
  • The details such as Name of the candidate, complete address of the candidate, details of exam centre allotted, category, roll number, signature & photograph etc. will be all mentioned on the admit card.  
  • The candidates should keep the admit card safe until the admission process concludes.

UPSEE MBA 2017 Exam Pattern

UPSEE for MBA (Paper 9) is a computer-based test. A total of 100 objective type questions will be asked from 4 sections. The paper will be marked out of 400 marks.

  • Duration of the exam is 2 hours (9.00 to 11.00 AM).
  • No negative marking is applicable.
  • Each question will carry 4 marks. Marking more than one answers for any question will be deemed as incorrect answer and no marks will be awarded for such question.

The candidates can refer to the table below for having more clarity about the test pattern of UPSEE MBA 2017.

Subjects Number of Questions Number of Marks
English language 25 (1 marks each) 100
Numerical Aptitude 25 (1 marks each) 100
Thinking and Decision Making 25 (1 marks each) 100
General Awareness 25 (1 marks each) 100
Total 100 400

UPSEE MBA 2017 Syllabus

The paper shall have 4 sections and this test basically aims to assess the basic aptitude of the candidates. The syllabus for the 4 sections will be as follow –  

  • For English Language section, the questions will be asked from Grammar, vocabulary, uncommon words, sentence completion, synonyms etc.
  • For Numerical Aptitude section, the questions will be asked from Numerical calculation, arithmetic, simple algebra, geometry and trigonometry etc.
  • Questions from Creative thinking, unfamiliar relationships, verbal reasoning etc for Thinking and Decision Making section.
  • For the General Awareness section, questions will be based on current affairs and other issues related to trade, industry, economy, sports, culture and science. 

UPSEE MBA 2017 Eligibility Criteria

For admission to first year of MBA in any institution affiliated to UPTU, every candidate is required to meet the below-listed eligibility criteria.

  • There is no age limit to appear for UPSEE MBA 2017.
  • He/she must have passed Bachelor’s degree, having duration of three years with minimum 50% (45% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate. The degree should be from from any recognised Indian University; or its equivalent, recognized by A.I.U securing.
  • Along with the Bachelor degree, the eligibility conditions individually laid down by various institutes should also be fulfilled.
  • The candidates appearing for the qualifying examination in the current year can also apply. However, they must ensure that they satisfy the remaining eligibility criteria and their qualifying exam result should be announced till the date of document verification round. 

UPSEE MBA 2017 Application Form

The candidates interested in applying for UPSEE MBA 2017 are required to fill and submit an online application form. The last date to register for the exam was extended till March 20  from 15, 2017.

  • The application form cannot be obtained in offline mode. 
  • The application correction window will allow the candidates to make corrections in limited fields only. Therefore, it is important that all details being filled in the form should be valid and must be filled carefully. 
  • In the application form, the candidates are required to fill their personal, course & exam city options, educational, courses applied for, communication details.
  • The candidates will have to fill 3 choices of the exam city in the form in the order of preference. Also, they will have to choose a password and enter security pin.
  • The candidates will have to upload the scanned images of their signature, photograph and left hand thumb impression. These images should be uploaded in the prescribed format and size only. 
  • To complete the application process, an application fee will be required to be paid. 
  • On submission of the application form, print the confirmation page. No need of sending this copy via post to AKTU but keep it safe for future use.

UPSEE MBA 2017 Application Fee

The candidates will have to pay a non-refundable application fee in order to complete the application process. This fee can be paid in online mode only using Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking. The amount of the fee is as follow – 

Category Amount of Fee
Male/Transgender, General & OBC candidates  Rs. 1200/-
Female/SC/ST/Physically Handicapped candidates of all categories   Rs. 600/-

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UPSEE MBA 2017 Contact Address

Address: Registrar
Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh
IET Campus, Sitapur Road, Lucknow – 226 021 (U.P)
Phone: 0522 – 2732193, Fax: 0522 – 2732185
Official Website:

Help Desk

Toll-Free Number: 1800-180-0161

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