Jan. 23, 2018
Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination MBA

upsee mba

UPSEE MBA 2018: Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, UP (AKTU) conducts the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination or UPSEE MBA 2018 for admission to management programmes offered by about 350 institutes across Uttar Pradesh. UPSEE MBA 2018 is a state-level entrance test which will held on May 6.  The application form of UPSEE MBA 2018 has been available online from January 23, 2018. The last date to fill UPSEE MBA is March 15, 2018.To become eligible, candidates are required to have a Bachelors degree or equivalent from a recognised university, having secured a minimum of 50% in aggregate (45% for SC/ST). UPSEE MBA admit card will be issued on April 20.  UPSEE MBA 2018 is a Computer Based Test to be held at around 17 examination cities. UPSEE MBA 2018 result will be declared online in the first week of June 2018.  Candidates can scroll through the entire article for more information on eligibility, exam dates, application, selection procedure, admit card, exam pattern and syllabus.


UPSEE MBA 2018 Overview

Table Overview for UPSEE MBA 2018:

Exam name: Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination, MBA
Commonly known as: UPSEE
Exam level: State level
Conducting body: Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, UP
Exam category: Postgraduate
Programmes covered: Maters in Business Administration (MBA)
Duration: 2 hours (9am 11am)
Exam type: Computer Based Test


UPSEE MBA 2018 Important Dates:

UPSEE MBA 2018 will be held online on May 6. Candidates can refer to the table below for more UPSEE MBA important dates related to the examination.

Table of UPSEE MBA 2018 dates:

Events UPSEE MBA Dates 
Initiation of UPSEE MBA 2018 application process January 23, 2018
Last date of submission of UPSEE MBA 2018 application form March 15, 2018
Last date of correction of UPSEE MBA 2018 application form April 5, 2018
Issuance of admit card of UPSEE MBA 2018 April 20, 2018
UPSEE MBA 2018 exam date May 6, 2018
Declaration of result First week of June 2018


UPSEE MBA Eligibility Criteria 2018

To be eligible to appear in UPSEE MBA 2018, candidates must have a three-year Bachelors degree from a recognised university/institute, having secured a minimum of 50% aggregate (45% for SC/ST). However, there is no age restriction to apply for UPSEE MBA 2018. Each institute has its own prescribed sets of UPSEE MBA eligibility criteria 2018 which must be fulfilled. Candidates appearing for the sixth semester bachelors exams are also eligible to apply for UPSEE MBA 2018.

UPSEE MBA Application Form 2018

UPSEE MBA 2018 application form has been released.  Candidates have to fill the form online. Last date of submission of online UPSEE MBA application form 2018 is March 15, 2018. Candidates can make changes to the UPSEE MBA 2018 registration form till April 5, 2018. Application fee for male/transgender candidates belonging to General/OBC category for male/transgender is Rs. 1300 and Rs. 650 for SC/ST and all female candidates.

Steps to fill UPSEE MBA 2018 application form

The application form of UPSEE MBA 2018 can filled in four stages. A step-by-step process to fill the UPSEE MBA application form 2018 is provided below:

Step 1: Register by submitting personal and other details

Step 2: Upload scanned images of photograph, signature and thumb impression

Step 3: Fee payment

Step 4: Print confirmation page for future reference

To get a detailed description on how to fill UPSEE MBA application form 2018, click here.

UPSEE MBA Exam Centres 2018

Examination centres for UPSEE MBA 2018 are located in 17 cities across Uttar Pradesh. Exam centres cannot be changed after submission of UPSEE MBA 2018 application form. A list containing the major exam centres of UPSEE MBA 2018 is provided below.

  • Agra
  • Aligarh
  • Allahabad
  • Bareilly
  • Ghaziabad
  • Jhansi
  • Lucknow
  • Mathura
  • Meerut
  • Varanasi

UPSEE MBA Admit Card 2018

UPSEE MBA 2018 admit card will be issued April 20, 2018. Admit cards will be issued online to candidates who have successfully completed the registration process. Candidates can download the admit card of UPSEE MBA 2018 using login id and password. The UPSEE MBA admit card 2018 will contain information of a candidate relevant to the examination such as name of candidate, address of exam centre, category, gender, exam date and time and guidelines for the exam.

UPSEE MBA Exam Pattern 2018

Given below is the AKTU prescribed UPSEE MBA exam pattern 2018 which will comprise four sections.

Section Subjects Marks
Section A English Language 100
Section B Numerical Aptitude 100
Section C Thinking and Decision Making 100
Section D General Awareness 100

The test contains 100 objective type questions and maximum number of marks that can be obtained is 400. 4 marks will be awarded to candidates for every correct answer and no marks deducted for incorrect answers. The exam is conducted for a duration of 120 minutes.

UPSEE MBA Syllabus 2018

The main goal of UPSEE MBA 2018 test is to evaluate the verbal capability, quantitative aptitude, logical and abstract reasoning and knowledge of current affairs. English Language (Section A) comprises grammar, vocabulary, uncommon words, sentence completion, synonyms and antonyms, relationship between words and phrases and passage comprehension. Numerical Aptitude (Section B) contains numerical calculations, arithmetic, simple algebra, geometry and trigonometry, interpretation of graphs, charts and tables. Thinking and Decision Making (Section C) consists of questions related to creative thinking, unfamiliar relationships, verbal reasoning, finding patterns and trends, and assessment of figures and diagrams. General Awareness (Section D) tests a candidates knowledge of current affairs and issues related to trade, industry, economy, sports, culture and science.

UPSEE MBA Answer Key 2018

The answer key of UPSEE MBA 2018 will be made available as a pdf file and contain answers to questions from the four sections in the exam. The UPSEE MBA answer key 2018 will be released along with the result of the examination. However, experts release the answer keys soon after the exam. Candidates are to match the answers attempted with the declared answer key and estimate their score. The answer key makes it feasible for candidates to ascertain their chance of securing a seat for the course in their college of preference.

UPSEE MBA Result 2018

AKTU will announce the result of UPSEE MBA 2018 in the first week of June 2018. The results, along with merit position, score card with total marks will be made available online on the official website. The list will be prepared on the basis of candidates performance in the UPSEE MBA 2018, that is, merit wise. According to norms maintained by the UP State Govt, the cutoff percentage for passing the UPSEE MBA 2018 is 25% (20% for SC/ST).

UPSEE MBA Cutoff 2018

AKTU will announce the UPSEE MBA cutoff 2018 after the declaration of result. Candidates securing the minimum required UPSEE MBA 2018 cutoff scores will be eligible for counselling. The examination conducting body prepares the UPSEE MBA cutoff 2018. Factors that would decide the UPSEE cutoff score of MBA 2018 are the number of test takers, number of seats available, difficuly level of the exam, etc. However, each participating institute will have their own UPSEE MBA cut off marks and therefore the ranks will not be uniform for each college. Results will be made available online on the official website and candidates can check their results from the same.

UPSEE MBA Counselling 2018

Candidates who have obtained the minimum number of marks which has been declared as the UPSEE MBA cut off 2018 will be called for the counselling process. Qualifying candidates have to first register themselves on the official website. UPSEE MBA 2018 counselling will begin from the third/fourth week June 2018. A total of five rounds is expected to be held, namely, Registration, Choice Filling, Document Verification, Seat Allotment, and Seat Confirmation. Candidates participating in the counselling process are required to pay a registration fee, payable online through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking. The amount to be submitted as counselling registration fee in 2017 are provided below:

Category Registration Fee
General/OBC Rs. 20,000
SC/ST Rs. 12,000


UPSEE MBA Participating Institutes 2018

About 350 institutions, affiliated to AKTU are currently offering MBA courses on the basis of UPSEE MBA 2018 score. Each college has its own cutoff marks based on factors including category of qualified candidates, availability of seats, college ranking, etc. Institutes include both government colleges as well as private institutions.