UPESEAT 2018 - Syllabus, Eligibility, Application form, 2018 Notification

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Exam Summary

Exam Name University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test
Commonly Known As UPESEAT
Organizing Authority UPES University
Official Website https://www.upes.ac.in/upes-entrance-exams
Exam Type University Level Entrance Examination
Programs Offered B Tech/ B.E
Mode of Exam Pen- paper & Computer based
Type of questions MCQ
Exam Date 12th May 2018

What is UPESEAT?

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT) is a state level undergraduate engineering entrance exam conducted every year by the UPES University for admission into the university. Students who get a valid score can get themselves admitted to B Tech/B.E programs for Delhi and Dehradun campuses of the institute.

Structure of UPESEAT exam

The exam will be conducted in both offline and online mode. The pen and paper test is conducted on May 5, 2018 (9:30 am to 12:30 pm) while the computer-based test is conducted over the specified dates and will be held on May 11th ,12th and 13th  this year from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Duration: The test in both modes is conducted for 3 hours on the specified dates.

Sections: There are five different sections in the test namely Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English Language Comprehension and Current Affairs Awareness. While the Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry sections have 50 questions each, they are followed by 30 questions in the English section and 20 questions in the Current Affairs section. All the questions are of multiple choice type (MCQ). There is no time limit section wise.

Marks: There are a total of 200 questions. All the questions are of multiple choice type (MCQ). Each correct answer is of 1 mark. There is no negative marking for a wrong answer.

Medium: The exam is conducted only in English medium.

The above information has been summarized below-

Particulars Details
Number of Sections Mathematics (50), Physics (50), Chemistry (50), English Language Comprehension (30) and Current Affairs Awareness (20)
Total number of questions 200
Type of questions Multiple choice questions (MCQ)
Medium of exam English
Time duration 3 hours
Marking scheme 1 mark for each correct answer
Negative marking None
Sr. No. Sections Number of questions Marks Duration
1. Mathematics 50 50 3 hours
2. Physics 50 50
3. Chemistry 50 50
4. English Language Comprehension 30 30
5. Current Affairs Awareness 20 20
Total 200 200

UPESEAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates above 21 years can apply for the exam (Must be born on or after October 1, 1996, for applying to UPESEAT 2018).
  • While 80% seats are reserved for candidates who apply for admission through UPESEAT 2018, 20% seats can be filled by candidates applying through JEE Main Merit and Board Merit.

Exam Pathway (80% seat distribution):

  • Candidates are required to have secured a minimum aggregate of 60% in their Higher and Senior Secondary level (10th and 12th) and also minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry at Senior Secondary level (12th).

Non-Exam Pathway (20% seat distribution):

  • Board Merit: Candidates are required to have secured a minimum aggregate of 80% in their Higher and Senior Secondary level (10th and 12th) and also minimum 80% aggregate in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry at Senior Secondary level (12th).
  • JEE Main Score: Candidates are required to have secured a minimum aggregate of 60% in their Higher and Senior Secondary level (10th and 12th) and also minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry at Senior Secondary level (12th). Also, the JEE Main 2018 cutoff rank should be met.

Application forms and submission procedure

The applications form for this exam is available since October 13, 2017, and the last date for submission is April 20, 2018.

A student can apply through both online and offline mode. 

Online Application

 

While applying online, the candidates need to submit scanned passport size photograph and signature and the file size should not be more than 50 KB. The file format should be JPEG, GIF or JPG. Also, the certificate of 10+2 qualification or diploma degree has to be submitted.

Offline Application

The offline application form can only be obtained through the admission counters located in cities of Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Dehradun, Vishakhapatnam, Kolkata, Mumbai, Dhanbad, and Patna.

An online UPESEAT Application Number will be generated as an acknowledgment after submission of the form. This can be used for future references. Also, the candidate needs to get a print out of the online application form after submitting it successfully.

Thus the procedure to fill the Application Form is mentioned below:

Step-1: Registration

  • Enter the details on the online application portal. Details include- Name, Date of Birth, Parent’s Name, Gender, Mobile number, E-mail ID etc.
  • An OTP will be sent to the mobile number for verification.
  • Other details as asked in the application form are Name, Program, E-mail, Mobile number, Date of Birth, Nationality, State, City, Enquiry source and Captcha code have to be filled. Then the form is submitted after agreeing to the declaration.
  • The username and password are generated.

Step-2: Payment of Fees

The candidate has to pay the application fees through Net Banking, Credit Card or Debit Card. The offline payment can be done through Cash or Demand Draft.

Step-3: Academic Details

After successful payment of fees, the candidate has to provide details of Class X and Class XII.

Step-4: Print out of Application Form

After successfully filling the complete application form, the candidate must take a print out of the form for future reference. Also, an online application number will be generated which has to be noted down for reference.

Application Fee

The application fee is Rs 1850 for both Online and Demand Draft mode and is Rs 1750 in case of Cash payment mode.

For offline payment, the candidate can purchase the UPES prospectus and application form:-

  • By sending a DEMAND DRAFT in favor of UPES Fee Account payable at New Delhi/ Dehradun along with a request letter.
  • By depositing CASH at admission counters located in cities of Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Dehradun, Vishakhapatnam, Kolkata, Mumbai, Dhanbad, and Patna.

For online payment, the candidate has to fill the application form and submit the fees along with the form.

The offline application form has to be submitted here:

P.O. Bidholi Via-Prem Nagar,
Dehradun-248007
Telephone: 0135-2770137/2776061/
2776201/2776053
2776091/2776054
Fax: +91-135-2776095,2776090

Admit Card

The admit cards this year will be issued on April 25, 2018. The candidates can download their admit cards online from the Official website.

In order to access the Admit Card, the candidate needs to follow the following steps:

  • Go to the official link.
  • Enter his/her Application Number and Date of Birth on the login page and click on Submit.
  • The Admit Card will appear and can be downloaded after carefully checking all the details. In case of discrepancies, the exam conducting authorities should be informed.

A sample of the Admit Card is shown below:

The Admit Card contains the following details:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Father’s Name
  • Registration/Application Number
  • Examination Date and Time
  • Test Centre Address
  • Candidate’s Photograph and Signature

Admission Procedure

Once the exam is over, the results are declared (tentatively first week of June 2018) wherein the scores and ranks secured by the candidates can be checked online. For this, the candidate has to submit his Application Form number, Roll number, and Mobile number.

A candidate who clears the cut off will be said to have qualified the test. The cut off is decided by the UPES on the basis of the difficulty level, number of candidates appearing, marks secured and availability of seats.

The candidates who qualify the UPESEAT test will be able to register themselves for the offline counselling session (tentatively second week of June 2018).

For Non-Exam pathway candidates, counselling process would be according to their merit rank.

The candidates have to attend the counselling session where their original documents will be verified and they will be allotted seats based on their ranks and preference of seats.

Thus the procedure for Admission is as follows:

The University of Petroleum and Energy (UPES) conducts the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT). This exam is conducted in order to select the best candidates for the 37 Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) programs ranging across various disciplines.

Notification

The notification for the examination was released byUniversity of Petroleum and Energy. The official notification for UPESEAT 2018 can be downloaded by visiting the official website.

Syllabus

The UPESEAT 2018 will be conducted in both online and offline mode.

Although there is no strict syllabus to follow from, candidates are advised to thoroughly study the chapters and topics of the class XI and XII NCERT books. Candidates are also advised to study through the JEE Main syllabuses to specialize in the PCM units. They should give special importance to Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Current Affairs and English Comprehension in order to maximize their performance.

Physics

Electricity

Sources of energy

 

Light reflection and refraction

 

Human eye and colorful world

 

Magnetic effect of electric current

 

Management of Natural Resources

 

Electric Charges and Fields

 

Electromagnetic Induction

 

Magnetism and Matter

 

Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance

 

Alternating Current

 

Atoms

 

Current Electricity

 

Electromagnetic Waves

 

Nuclei

 

Semiconductor Electronics: Material Devices and Simple circuits

 

Ray Optics and Optical Instruments

 

Moving Charges and Magnetism

 

Communication System

 

Wave Optics

 

Chemistry

Chemical Reactions and Equations Periodic Classification of Elements

 

Metal and Non-metals

 

Carbon and its Compounds

 

Acid, Bases and Salts

 

Our Environment

 

Solid State General Principle and Process of Isolation of Elements

 

Biomolecules

 

Polymers

 

Coordination Compounds

 

Surface Chemistry

 

Electrochemistry

 

The p-Block Elements

 

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxyllic Acids

 

The d- and f- Block Elements

 

Amines

 

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

 

Chemical Kinetics

 

Solutions

 

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

 

Chemistry in Everyday Life

 

Mathematics

Arithmetic Progressions

 

Polynomials Circles

 

Triangles
Surface area and volumes Introduction to Trigonometry

 

Quadratic Equations

 

Coordinate Geometry

 

Construction Area related to circles

 

Pair of Linear Equation in Two Variables

 

Vector Algebra

 

Relations and Functions Inverse Trigonometric Functions

 

Application of Derivatives Three Dimensional Geometry

 

Integrals Matrices

 

Probability

UPESEAT 2018 Important Dates

The schedule for the important dates for the UPESEAT 2018 exam is as follows:

S.No. Dates Events
1 September 2017 UPESEAT 2018 Application form start date
2 April 20, 2018 UPESEAT 2018 Application form last date
3 April 25, 2018 UPESEAT 2018 Admit card
4. May 5, 2018

(09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

UPESEAT 2018 Entrance exam (Pen and paper mode)
4  May 11-13, 2018

(09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

UPESEAT 2018 Entrance exam (Computer based test)
5 First week of June 2018 UPESEAT 2018 Result
6 Second week of June 2018 UPESEAT 2018 Counselling for Board Merit Students
7 Second week of June 2018 UPESEAT B.Tech Non-Exam (JEE Main Merit)
8 Third week of June 2018 UPESEAT Counselling on Rank basis
9 July 2018 Registration for admissions after Phase 1 of UPESEAT 2018 Counselling

List of UPESEAT Examination Centres

UPESEAT 2018 is to be held at about 46 cities across India. The candidates are requested to choose two UPESEAT 2018 exam cities when they are filling their application form.

The exam center will be designated to the candidates giving preference to the cities specified. Care must be taken while filling out the exam cites in the application form as it will not be changed under any circumstances.

The exam centers for the UPESEAT 2018 are as shown below:

City Name Test City Code City Name Test City Code
Agra 11 Jalandhar 34
Ahmedabad 12 Jammu 35
Allahabad 13 Jodhpur 36
Bangalore 14 Kanpur 37
Bhagalpur 15 Kolkata 38
Bhopal 16 Kota 39
Bhubaneswar 17 Lucknow 40
Chandigarh 18 Lucknow 41
Chennai 19 Muzaffarpur 42
Cochin 20 Nagpur 43
Dehradun 21 Noida 44
Delhi 22 Patna 45
Dhanbad 23 Pune 46
Faridabad 24 Raipur 47
Gaya 25 Ranchi 48
Ghaziabad 26 Rohtak 49
Guwahati 27 Shillong 50
Gurgaon 28 Siliguri 51
Haldwani 29 Trivandrum 52
Hyderabad 30 Udaipur 53
Indore 31 Varanasi 54
Jabalpur 32 Vishakhapatnam 55
Jaipur 33 Vijaywada 56

Courses available through UPESEAT

The following B.Tech titles are available for candidates who are interested in joining the UPES:

Department Course
Aerospace

 

·         B.Tech Aerospace Engineering with specialization In Avionics Engineering

 

·         B.Tech Aerospace Engineering

 

 

Electronics

 

·         Electronics & Communication Engineering
Health, Safety and Environment

 

·         B.Tech Fire & Safety Engineering
High Technology

 

·         B.Tech. Electronics Engineering
Information Technology

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Cloud Computing & Virtualization Technology

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in IT Infrastructure

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Oil & Gas Informatics

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Open Source & Open

Standards High Technology

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Business Analytics and Optimization

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in E-Commerce, Retail & Automation

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Big Data in academic collaboration with Xebia

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Cyber Security and Forensics in academic collaboration with IBM

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Dev Ops in academic collaboration with Xebia

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Internet of Things and Smart Cities in academic collaboration with IBM

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Mobile Application and Development

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science Engineering with specialization in AI and Machine Learning

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialisation in Mainframe technology

 

·         B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Graphics and Gaming

 

Infrastructure

 

·         B.Tech Civil Engineering with specialization in Infrastructure Development
Mechanical

 

·         B.Tech Automotive Design Engineering

 

·         B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

 

Oil and Gas

 

·         B.Tech Chemical Engineering with Specialization in Refining & Petrochemicals

 

·         B.Tech Applied Petroleum Engineering with Specialization in Gas

 

·         B.Tech Applied Petroleum Engineering with Specialization in Upstream

 

·         B.Tech Geo Informatics Engineering

 

·         B.Tech Geo Science Engineering

 

Power

 

·         B.Tech Electrical Engineering

UPESEAT Results

The results for the UPESEAT 2018 will be released online around the fourth week of May, 2018. Candidates can see their results by entering their roll number, application number and registered mobile number.

The result card will contain the following:

  • The candidate’s sectional and as well as overall marks.
  • The rank obtained by the candidate.
  • The category-wise rank and the overall rank.

Candidates are advised to download their result cards and take note of their rank. Admission will be assigned on basis of the candidate’s rank that they have scored during the entrance exam during the time of counselling.

Cut-Off

The UPESEAT 2018 cutoff marks are based on the following parameters:

  • The number of candidates who appeared for UPESEAT 2018
  • The number of candidates who passes the UPESEAT 2018
  • The difficulty level of UPESEAT 2018
  • The number of vacant seats UPESEAT 2018 paper filling the reeved cum merit students.

Score Validity

The UPESEAT 2018 scores are valid for only one year. Therefore, the marks and rank of UPESEAT 2018 will only be valid for the academic year 2018-19.

Reservation/Seat Distribution

The UPESEAT 2018 Counselling is centralized. It categorizes its admission on the basis of either one of the three factors: The UPESEAT 2018 marks, the board merit or the JEE Main merit.

The UPES offers admission to 80% of the seats on the grounds of UPESEAT 2018 marks obtained. The candidate has to score a minimum of 60% in Class X and XII. They should also have a minimum aggregate of 60% in their Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in class X and XII.

There are separate eligibility guidelines for students who wish to be admitted to the college through their Board merit or their JEEE Main merit.

The remaining 20% are admitted based on the respective board exam marks or JEE Main Rank.

BOARD MERIT

10 % of the seats are reserved for the Board Merit. The Board merit is granted to students who score a minimum aggregate of 80% in their X and XII grade and as well as scoring a minimum of 80% aggregate in their Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics courses in class XII.

JEE MERIT

10 % of the seats are reserved for the JEE Merit. The JEE Main merit is awarded to students based on the cutoff rank assigned after the JEE main result are declared. The candidate should score at least a 60% ranking in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in Class XII and as well as a minimum of 60% aggregate in their Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics courses in class XII.

UPESEAT 2018 Counselling Schedule

As per the given seat distribution, shortlisted candidates should attend the UPESEAT 2018 counselling based on the specified venue for the given date and time.

The candidates are requested to bring their original documents and as well as one set of photocopies.

The following documents are required when attending the UPESEAT 2018 counselling:

  • 4 recent passport sized photographs
  • The UPESEAT 2018 Counselling Call letter
  • The UPESEAT 2018 Admit Card
  • The marks sheet of class X and XII with a set of self-attested photocopies which will be retained by the university.
  • The Domicile certificate
  • The JEE Main 2018 Rank card (If applicable)
  • A Demand Draft of the ₹85,000 drawn in favor of “UPES Fee Account” which is payable at Dehradun.

Contact Details

For more information regarding the UPESEAT 2018, you are welcome to contact the college through either of the following:

Address:

P.O. Bidholi Via-Prem Nagar,

Dehradun,

Uttarakhand- 248007

 

Official UPES Website: https://www.upes.ac.in/

Official UPESEAT 2018 registration website: https://www.upes.ac.in/upes-programs/upeseat/index.html?utm_source=adwords_s&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=UPESEAT_Btech_exam&gclid=CjwKCAiAnabTBRA6EiwAemvBd84vyfkm0rAUJRvGL81SxEz-UU-37luX4rseJFzWQQtNyKOhNGjz4xoCQw8QAvD_BwE#

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