May 2, 2018

UPSEEUPSEE 2018: Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) has released UPSEE admit card 2018 on April 20. The last date to download the admit card is April 29, 2018. The Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) is a state level entrance exam conducted by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) for admissions to 44 B.Tech courses in around 261 engineering institutes across Uttar Pradesh. The application form of UPSEE 2018 was made available online from January 23 and the last date to fill the form was March 30 (5:30 pm). The examination is scheduled to be held offline on April 29, 2018. Candidates who have passed class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical vocational subjects are eligible to apply for UPSEE 2018. In the qualifying examination, candidates must have secured at least aggregate 45% (40% for SC/ ST candidates). As per UPSEE 2018 exam pattern, there will be 150 multiple choice questions of total 600 marks covering Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology. The duration of the exam is 3 hours and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers. In 2017, around 1.50 lakh candidates registered for UPSEE in 41 cities of Uttar Pradesh and 8 cities outside the state. Get complete information about UPSEE 2018 such as important dates, application form, eligibility, exam pattern, exam centres and more in this article.


UPSEE 2018 Exam Overview

Exam Name Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination
Exam Category Undergraduate
Exam Level State Level
Conducting Body Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Uttar Pradesh
Commonly known as UPSEE
Exam Duration 3 hours
Exam Type Multiple choice questions

UPSEE Important Dates 2018

AKTU has announced the important dates of UPSEE 2018. The table given lists dates related to various UPSEE events such as dates of registration, availability of admit card, result etc.

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S. No. UPSEE 2018 Events Important Dates
1. UPSEE 2018 application form available from January 23, 2018
2. Last date to fill UPSEE 2018 application form March 30, 2018 (5:30 pm)
Last date to make changes in UPSEE application form
April 05, 2018 (5 pm)
4. Availability of UPSEE admit card April 20, 2018
5. UPSEE 2018 exam date April 29, 2018
6. UPSEE 2018 result to be announced First week of June 2018
7. Commencement of UPSEE counselling Third week of June 2018

UPSEE Eligibility Criteria 2018

AKTU has defined certain eligibility criteria for UPSEE 2018 that every candidate must fulfil. Here are some of the UPSEE eligibility criteria 2018.

  • Academic qualification: Candidates must have qualified 10+2 level examination or any other equivalent examination with Maths and Physics as compulsory subjects and any one of the optional subjects out of Chemistry/ Bio-Technology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject. Candidates opting for B.Tech Biotechnology should have studied either Maths or Biology and Physics as compulsory subjects
  • Minimum qualifying score: Candidates must have secured at least 45% (40% for SC/ ST candidates) in their 10+2 exam. It should be ensured that the applicant must have qualified 10+2 without grace.

UPSEE Application Form 2018

The application form of UPSEE 2018 was released by the conducting body on January 23. The UPSEE application could be filled online till March 30, 2018 (5:30 PM). Candidates could make necessary changes in UPSEE 2018 application form till April 5, 2018. To fill UPSEE application form 2018, candidates had to follow the below-mentioned steps in order:

Step 1: Filling up of UPSEE 2018 application form: Enter personal details, educational details, course applied for, communication details, exam city options, community reservation details

Step 2: Uploading of images: Scanned photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression

Step 3: Application fees payment: The examination fee can be paid online through net banking, debit or credit card.

Step 4: Printing of application form: Download the confirmation page. The candidates need not send the confirmation page to the University. However, the registration number mentioned on it must be secured properly.

UPSEE Application Fee 2018

To complete the application process, candidates will have to pay a non-refundable application fee. Category wise application fee for UPSEE 2018 are provided in the table below.

Application Fee
Male/ transgender candidates of general & OBC category
Rs. 1300
2. Female / Physically Handicapped (all categories) and SC/ST candidates Rs. 650

UPSEE Reservation of Seats 2018

UPSEE 2018 reservation of seats is based on the guidelines issued by the UP government. 15% seats have been reserved by state government for management quota and NRI candidates. Remaining 85% seats are filled with candidates who qualify UPSEE 2018.

Vertical UPSEE Reservation of Seats 2018

Candidates can check the category wise reservation of seats of UPSEE 2018 for eligible candidates belonging to UP in the table given below:

S.No. Category Seats Reserved
1. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 27%
2. Scheduled Caste (SC) 21%
3. Scheduled Tribe (ST) 2%

Horizontal UPSEE Reservation of Seats 2018

S.No. Sub-Category Code Seats Reserved
1. Dependents of Freedom Fighters from UP UPFF 2%
2. Disabled candidates belonging to UP UPHC 3%
3. Ward of Defence Personnel from UP UPAF 5%
4. Female candidates from UP UPGL 20%

UPSEE Exam Centres 2018

UPSEE 2018 will be conducted in 41 cities in Uttar Pradesh and 8 cities outside Uttar Pradesh. While filling UPSEE application form 2018, candidates had to select at least three preferences from the list of exam centres. Candidates needed to be careful while choosing the exam centre as it could not be changed later. A list of ten UPSEE exam centres 2018 have been provided below:

Agra Allahabad
Firozabad Mau
Aligarh Bhopal
Allahabad Dehradun
Azamgarh Delhi

UPSEE Exam Pattern 2018

As per UPSEE exam pattern 2018, the exam is to be held in the pen-paper mode. There are 150 questions in the exam and the duration of UPSEE 2018 is 3 hours. The table below provides details of UPSEE 2018 exam pattern.

S.No. Particulars Details
1. Mode of examination Offline
2. Type of questions Multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Total number of questions
150 questions
Physics, Chemistry, Maths/ Biology
Paper code
Paper I Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Paper II Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Marking Scheme
  • 4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer
  • No marks will be deducted for incorrect answers
6. Duration of exam 3 hours

Section wise distribution of marks:

S.No. Section Number of questions Marks
1. Physics 50 200
2. Chemistry 50 200
3. Maths/ Biology 50 200
Total 150 600

UPSEE Syllabus 2018

UPSEE 2018 syllabus covers chapters from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology. Majority of the syllabus will be similar to the qualifying examination of class 12. In Physics, there are questions from Motion in one dimension, Gravitation, Heatand Thermodynamics etc. Questions are asked from Atomic structure, Polymers, Solid State etc. in Chemistry. Questions in Mathematics section are asked from Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus etc. whereas in Biology there are questions from Applied Biology, Animal Physiology, Botany etc.

UPSEE Sample Papers 2018

Sample Papers of UPSEE 2018 will help candidates to get a fair idea about UPSEE exam pattern 2018. The sample papers of UPSEE are available online for aspirants to practice for the entrance examination. Entrance Corner provides UPSEE sample papers. By solving sample papers, candidates will get to know about important topics to be covered,weightage of marks and a fair idea of the difficulty level of the paper they can expect in the main examination. By regularly practising sample papers of UPSEE, candidates will be able to overcome their weaknesses, improve time management skills and accuracy level.

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UPSEE Admit Card 2018

The admit card for UPSEE 2018 has been made available online on April 20 and can be downloaded by entering application number and password. UPSEE admit card comprises application number, roll number, exam date, candidates name, name and address of exam centre and candidates passport size photograph. Candidates must carry UPSEE 2018 admit card to the exam centre on the day of examination.

UPSEE exam day guidelines 2018

On the day of the exam, candidates must make sure to follow all the necessary rules. In accordance with the UPSEE exam guidelines, candidates must

  • Carry their UPSEE 2018 admit card and a Blue/ Black ballpoint pen
  • Candidates must reach at least an hour before the commencement of the exam
  • Electronic gadgets such as mobile phones, laptops, tablets etc. are not allowed inside the exam centre

UPSEE Answer Key 2018

AKTU will release the answer key of UPSEE 2018 on April 29, 2018 after the conclusion of the exam. The answer key will be available online as per subject paper and set. Candidates will have to download it for their paper set and then match the answers. Candidates can also use the answer keys provided by various coaching institutes to predict their score. However, the predicted score should not be taken as the final result.

UPSEE Result 2018

The result of UPSEE 2018 will be announced online in the first week of June. The counselling of UPSEE will be based on the ranks obtained by candidates in the entrance exam. In case of any discrepancy, candidates can get their answer sheets scrutinized on payment of Rs. 5000 per paper within seven days of declaration of result. They will have to submit the application for scrutiny to the Registrar, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow (U.P.) 226021 in writing.

UPSEE Cutoff 2018

The cutoff of UPSEE 2018 is the minimum qualifying marks that the candidate has to score to be eligible to secure admission in the various participating institutes of AKTU. The qualifying cut-off of UPSEE is 25% for Gen/OBC candidates and 20% for candidates belonging to SC/ST category. UPSEE cutoff also provides the opening and closing ranks of various participating institutes.

UPSEE Counselling 2018

The counselling of UPSEE 2018 is likely to commence from the third week of June and ends in the second week of August. After the declaration of the UPSEE result 2018, candidates are required to register online for counselling and seat allotment of UPSEE 2018. The counselling of UPSEE will be held in five rounds for candidates who have qualified in the entrance exam. After registration, candidates are required to pay the registration fees and fill their choices of courses and colleges.

UPSEE Seat Allotment 2018

UPSEE seat allotment 2018 will be done on the basis of the rank of candidates in the released rank list and his/her preference of college and course. Through the seat allotment process, candidates will be allotted seats in various undergraduate engineering courses and colleges in the state. Candidates who have paid the registration fee and have locked their choices are required to get their documents verified. After the verification of documents, candidates will be allotted seats according to their preferences of courses and colleges.

UPSEE Participating Institutes 2018

The participating institutes of UPSEE 2018 provides names of various undergraduate engineering colleges which grant admission to candidates on the basis of their performance in the exam. On the basis of UPSEE 2018 result, candidates will get admission to B.Tech courses in around 261 undergraduate engineering colleges across Uttar Pradesh. The table below provides few of the names of UPSEE Government Aided Affiliated/Constituent Institutions.

S.No. Name of the Institute
1. Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering & Tech., Jhansi.
2. Uttar Pradesh Textile Technology Institute, Kanpur.
3. Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur.
4. Faculty of Architecture (LCA), Gautam Buddh Technical University, Lucknow.
5. Institute of Engineering & Technology, Lucknow.
6. Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology, Sultanpur.
7. Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Engineering of Information Technology, Banda
8. Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Engineering College of Information Tech., Bijnore
9. Manyar Kansi Ram Engineering College of Information Tech., Azamgarh
10. Manyar Kansi Ram Engineering College of Information Tech., Ambedkar Nagar

UPSEE 2018 contact details


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



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