UPSEE 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 B. Tech courses in around 323 engineering colleges across Uttar Pradesh. The examination is expected to be held in the offline mode in the third week of April and online registration for the same is likely to start in the third week of January. Candidates who have passed class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical vocational subject are eligible to apply for UPSEE 2018. In the qualifying examination candidates must have secured at least aggregate 45% (40% for reserved category candidates). As per UPSEE 2018 exam pattern, there are 150 multiple choice questions in the exam 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.
|Exam Name||Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination|
|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|
The important dates of UPSEE 2018 are yet to be announced by AKTU. The table given below lists tentative dates related to various UPSEE events such as dates of registration, availability of admit card, result etc.
|S. No.||UPSEE 2018 Events||Important Dates|
|1.||UPSEE 2018 application form to be available from||Third week of January 2018|
|2.||Last date to fill UPSEE 2018 application form||Third week of March 2018|
|3.||Last date to pay the application fee||Third week of March 2018|
|4.||Last date to make changes in UPSEE application form||Last week of March 2018|
|4.||Availability of UPSEE admit card||Second week of April 2018|
|5.||UPSEE 2018 exam date||Third week of April 2018|
|6.||UPSEE 2018 result to be announced||Last week of May 2018|
|7.||Commencement of UPSEE counselling||Third week of June 2018|
AKTU has defined certain eligibility criteria for UPSEE 2018 that every candidate must fulfill. Here are some of the UPSEE eligibility criteria 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.
Candidates can check the category wise reservation of seats of UPSEE 2018 for eligible candidates belonging to UP in the table given below:
|1.||Other Backward Classes (OBC)||27%|
|2.||Scheduled Caste (SC)||21%|
|3.||Scheduled Tribe (ST)||2%|
|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%|
The application form of UPSEE 2018 is likely to be available from the third week of January. The UPSEE application can be filled online. To fill UPSEE application form 2018, candidates have to follow the below mentioned steps in order:
To complete the application process, candidates will have to pay a non-refundable application fee. Category wise application fee for 2017 are provided in the table below.
|1.||Male/Transgender candidates of General/ OBC Category||Rs. 1200|
|2.||SC/ST category and female candidates of all categories||Rs. 600|
UPSEE 2018 is likely to be conducted in 41 cities in Uttar Pradesh and 8 cities outside Uttar Pradesh. While filling UPSEE application form 2018, candidates will have to select at least three preferences from the list of exam centres. Candidates should be careful while choosing the exam centre as it cannot be changed later. Based on previous years list the first 10 UPSEE exam centres 2018 are:
As per UPSEE exam pattern 2018, the exam is likely 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.
Exam Pattern of UPSEE 2018
|1.||Mode of examination||Offline|
|2.||Type of questions||Multiple choice questions (MCQs)|
|3.||Total number of questions||150 questions|
|4.||Subjects||Physics, Chemistry, Maths/ Biology|
|5.||Paper code||Paper I Physics, Chemistry and MathematicsPaper II Physics, Chemistry and Biology|
|6.||Duration of exam||3 hours|
Section wise distribution of marks:
|S.No.||Section||Number of questions||Marks|
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 Atomicstructure, 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.
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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The admit card for UPSEE 2018 is likely to be available online in the second week of April 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.
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
AKTU will release the answer key of UPSEE 2018 in the third week of April 2018 after the conclusion of the exam. The answer key will be available online as per the 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.
The result of UPSEE 2018 will be announced online in the last week of May tentatively. 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.
The cutoff of UPSEE 2018 is the minimum qualifying marks that the candidate has to score to secure admission in the various participating institutes of AKTU. UPSEE cutoff also provides the opening and closing ranks of various participating institutes. Last year the qualifying cut-off of UPSEE was 25% for Gen/OBC candidates while it was 20% for candidates belonging to SC/ST category.
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 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.
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 around 323 undergraduate engineering colleges across Uttar Pradesh. The table below provides a list 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
Help Desk Toll free Number: 1800-180-0161
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