UPSEE 2022 - Syllabus, Eligibility, Application form, 2022 Notification

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Exam Summary

Exam Name Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam
Commonly Known As UPSEE
Organizing Authority Uttar Pradesh State Technical University (UPTU)
Official Website
Exam Type National Level Examination
Programs Offered B.Tech, B.Pharma, MBA, MCA, MCA Lateral Entry
Mode of Exam Online
Number of questions Vary as per the course
Section Vary as per the course
Total Marks Vary as per the course
Type of questions MCQ
Exam duration 3 Hours
Eligibility Criteria Vary as per the course
Exam Date 29th April- 6th May 2018

What is UPSEE?

UPSEE stands for Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam, which is conducted by Uttar Pradesh State Technical University (UPTU) every year to offer admissions into professional courses in the state of Uttar Pradesh. All universities affiliated to the Uttar Pradesh State Technical University offer admissions to students based on this exam.

The following is the list of some top colleges accepting UPSEE score.

Pattern of UPSEE 2018

Usually, there are different papers for people going for different specialties, in totality 11 papers. Papers 1 to 4 will only be conducted through the offline mode while papers 5 to 11 can be taken up only through the online mode i.e. a computer-based test.

All the exams have objective type question except for paper 4 which contains a drawing section. Each correct answer is given 4 marks and no marks are deducted for a wrong answer. The duration of the exam is 3 hours.

Paper Admission Into Subjects Number of Questions Total Marks

Paper 1




Physics 50  


Mathematics 50
Chemistry 50

Paper 2


B.Tech in Bio-Technology

Physics 50  


Chemistry 50
Biology 50

Paper 3

B.Tech in Agricultural Engineering Agriculture 1 50  


Agriculture 2 50
Agriculture 3 50

Paper 4

B.Arch Mathematics 25  


Aesthetic Sensitivity 25
Drawing 2
Paper 5 BHMCT/ BFAD/ BFA Aptitude (General Awareness) 75 300
Paper  6 B.Tech Lateral Entry (only for diploma holders) Aptitude 75 300
Paper  7 B.Pharma Lateral Entry (only for diploma holders) Aptitude 75 300
Paper  8 B.Tech Lateral Entry (for B.Sc Graduates) Aptitude 75 300
Paper  9 MBA Aptitude 100 400
Paper 10 MCA Aptitude 100 400
Paper 11 MCA Lateral Entry Aptitude 100 400

UPSEE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria that the candidates applying for this exam should fulfill.

  • Candidates should have completed their 12th grade from a UP board or any other recognized board.
  • Candidates should have scored a minimum of 45% in their 12th grade and should have taken the subjects physics and mathematics.
  • Candidates belonging to SC or ST have to secure a minimum aggregate of 40% in their 12th grade exams.
  • Candidates should also have studied any one of the following subjects – Biology or Chemistry or biotechnology as an optional subject.

UPSEE 2018 Application and submission procedure

The application process of UPSEE is online or offline.

Online Application Process

First and foremost, the candidates have to go to the official site and register themselves. Once this is done, they can access the application form. In the application form, the candidate needs to give his / her personal details like name, date of birth, email ID, contact number, followed by the details of their guardian, educational details etc.

Next, the candidates are asked to upload the following documents:

  • Scanned image of the photograph (The size of the file containing the photograph should be between 4KB to 100KB and the dimensions of the file with the photograph should be 3.5cm x4.5cm)
  • Scanned image of the signature (The size of the signature should be between 1KB to 30KB and the dimensions of the file containing the signature should be 3.5cm to 1.5cm)
  • Scanned image of the thumbprint (The size of the thumbprint should be between 1KB to 30KB and the dimensions of the file containing the thumb impression should be 3.5cm to 1.5cm)

It should be noted that all the images uploaded by the candidate should be in the JPEG format. Additionally, applicants need to take due notice that they have followed the above-mentioned rules while uploading the images.

Next they need to pay the exam fees. For male candidates and candidates belonging to the general or OBC category, the fee amounts to Rs. 1200. For female candidates and candidates belonging to the ST/SC category, the fee is Rs. 600. Once the payment of the fees is done, the candidates need to submit the form. On doing so, they will be given a registration number that they will need to note down and use it for further reference.

Offline Application Process

Apart from the online mode, applicants can also opt to fill in the form offline. They can get the form from one of the many designated places free of cost. The candidates then have to fill up the form, give their photograph, thumb impression and signature at the allotted desk and pay the exam fees. Once they finish these steps, they can submit the form.

Once they finish the above steps, the help desk will give them three copies of the confirmation page which will give the details of the applicant along with the registration number, which can be used by the applicant for future reference.

The candidates need to check the details mentioned in the confirmation form, sign the form and then send the signed copy of the form along with a blank challan to the following address:

The Registrar (UPSEE-2018)

Uttar Pradesh Technical University

I.E.T Campus

Sitapur Road

Lucknow 226021

UPSEE 2018 Admit Card

All the candidates who have applied for the exam have to download the admit card. Additionally, the admit card will also be sent through post. The admit card, being an extremely important document, needs to be carried by the candidate while appearing for the exam. Additionally, candidates should also check the details that are mentioned on the admit card. It is important to see whether all the details mentioned on the card are accurate.

Following are the details mentioned on the card:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Exam center
  • Date of the exam
  • The paper being attempted by the candidate
  • The timings of the exam

UPSEE 2018 Admission Process

Once the results are announced, the candidates will be called for counseling procedure based on the rank list. The counseling process is divided into three phases – verification of the required documents, choosing the stream and confirmation of seats.

1st Phase

During the first phase, namely verification of the document, the required documents need to be shown to the authorities. The candidates need to carry the original as well as photocopies of the required documents. Once the verification process is done, each candidate will be given a one-time password that will be helpful during the next step.

2nd Phase

During the second phase, namely choosing the stream, the candidates should mention their preferred university and the required stream. It should be noted that during this phase, the candidates only give their preference and no guarantees will be made on whether they will be able to secure a seat or not.

3rd Phase

During the last phase, candidates will be allotted seats based on their ranking. Some will get the seats that they want while others might not. Candidates who are satisfied with their allotment have to submit an acceptance form which is a testament to the fact that they accept the admission into that particular college and into that particular stream. Other unaccepted seats will be cancelled and allotted to other candidates.


The notification for UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh state entrance examination) has been released by the Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) in December 2017. It is published on the official website of the examination.

UPSEE 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus and subjects of UPSEE examination differ from course to course and paper to paper.

The subject of as per the paper is as follows:

PAPER – 1 Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM)
PAPER – 2 Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB)
PAPER – 3 AG-I(Agricultural Physics and chemistry), AG-II(Agricultural engineering and statistics) and AG-III(Agronomy and agricultural botany)
PAPER – 4 Aptitude test for architecture and design

PART-A: mathematics and aesthetic sensitivity

PART-B: drawing aptitude

PAPER – 5 Aptitude test for general awareness (reasoning and logical deduction, English language, general knowledge, numerical ability and aptitude)
PAPER – 6 Aptitude test for diploma holders in engineering
PAPER – 7 Aptitude test for diploma holders in pharmacy
PAPER – 8 Aptitude test for BSc Graduates in engineering
PAPER – 9 Aptitude test for MBA (English language, numerical aptitude, thinking and decision making, general awareness)
PAPER – 10 Aptitude test for MCA (mathematics, statistics, logical reasoning)
PAPER – 11 Aptitude test for 2nd year MCA (mathematical structures, computing concepts and reasoning ability)

UPSEE 2018 Important Dates

EVENTS DATES (tentative)
Notifications regarding the exam December 2017 and January 2018
Application form availability Second week of January 2018


Last date of payment of fees Third week of March 2018
Last date for submission of applications Third week of March 2018
Availability of the admit card Second week of April 2018


UPSEE examination date 15th April 2018 for UG Programmes

21st– 22nd April for PG Programmes

Result Declaration Fourth week of May 2018


Counselling starts from Third week of June 2018 to thefirst week of August 2018


List of UPSEE 2018 Exam Centers

Paper 1, Paper 2, paper 3 and paper 4 are OMR based test whereas paper 5, paper 6, paper 7, paper 8, paper 9, paper 10 and paper 11 are Computer Based Test.


Few of the exam centers for the OMR based test are as follows:

  • Agra
  • Firozabad
  • Mathura
  • Aligarh
  • Bareilly
  • Shahjahanpur
  • Basti
  • Gonda
  • Ambedkar Nagar
  • Sultanpur
  • Gorakhpur
  • Kushinagar
  • Orai
  • Jhansi
  • Kanpur Nagar
  • Lucknow
  • Sitapur
  • Greater Noida
  • Ghaziabad
  • Meerut
  • Mirzapur
  • Varanasi
  • Bhopal
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi
  • Patna
  • Jaipur
  • Kolkata
  • Mumbai and more.

The exam centers for Computer Based test are as follows:

  • Agra
  • Aligarh
  • Allahabad
  • Ambedkar Nagar
  • Bareilly
  • Gautam Buddha Nagar
  • Jhansi
  • Kanpur
  • Mathura
  • Moradabad
  • Muzaffarnagar
  • Varanasi etc.

UPSEE 2018 Contact Details

The candidates can contact the exam authority through following modes of communication for support and query-


The registrar

Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh

IIT Campus, Sitapur Road, Lucknow – 226021 (UP)

Phone number: 0522- 273 2193


Helpdesk toll-free number: 1800 180 0161

Official website: and

Colleges accepting UPSEE 2018 Scores

The top colleges accepting UPSEE scores are as follows:


The UPSEE results will be declared on the official site of the examination. It will be tentatively released around the 4th week of May 2018. In 2017 the result was announced on 29th may 2017. The results are on merit basis.

UPSEE 2018 Cut off

The UPSEE cut off is majorly considered by the following factors like number of students appearing in the examination, number of students qualifying in the examination, total marks obtained by the candidate, difficulty in the examination, availability of seats, number of participating universities, the performance of the candidate etc.

In UPSEE – 2017 more than 3 lakh candidates appeared for the examination and 1 lakh 38 thousand candidates qualified it. Total 88.50% of candidates passed. The examination was conducted on 16th April 2017.  This year (2017) the topper was Prabhakar Bindal of Meerut.

Minimum qualifying percentage for the examination is as follows:

OBC 25%
SC 20%
ST 25%

Cutoff as per different courses is as follows:

Course Name General OBC (Other Backward Class) SC (schedule caste) ST (scheduled tribe)
Aeronautical Engineering 4377 86747 12077 22263 49612 125078 NA NA
Agricultural Engineering 20843 106260 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Biochemical Engineering 1155 111044 3868 37247 15475 23233 NA NA
Biotechnology Engineering 21 6402 377 5871 1049 6341 NA NA
Chemical Engineering 701 125216 1373 119355 7558 126602 126602 44311
Civil Engineering 678 127764 1028 124492 2742 127384 14323 127282
Computer Science Engineering 306 127585 556 123701 2957 127699 1420 126975
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 3727 127877 9154 122285 21711 126356 74024 NA
Electrical Engineering 412 127407 801 118797 2122 126212 14645 127007
Electronics and Communication Engineering 107 126914 1641 119284 7900 127355 23379 112362
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering 1081 122600 2411 122292 11315 126625 51695 107699
Electronics Engineering 149 104262 1260 56971 6484 84919 6271 71625
Information Technology 343 127124 834 124756 5914 126124 25453 127379
Instrumentation and Control Engineering 8852 40982 13253 70592 37917 127040 NA NA
Leather Technology 2251 12080 3636 8546 19900 21196 NA NA
Man Made Fiber Technology 5761 46713 13397 99117 29383 88361 63844 63844
Manufacturing Engineering 19263 80849 13852 37984 59408 93350 119142 119142
Materials Science and Technology 26983 69986 58204 81367 93499 127795 NA NA
Mechanical Engineering 155 127845 864 124350 1988 127470 11695 127635
Paint Technology 1492 3491 1871 13355 11562 23790 127635 127635
Petroleum Engineering 27755 126992 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Plastic Engineering 2052 39333 3171 92734 16380 127114 126241 126241
Textile Chemistry 4109 102840 10538 57321 19391 127566 61469 61469
Textile Engineering 4653 78080 9601 25604 11276 44072 52928 52928
Textile Technology 4850 110588 8594 78632 16066 115750 126768 126768

Score Validity

The UPSEE score is valid for 1 year. The scores of previous year cannot be carried forward.

UPSEE 2018 Reservation & Seat distribution

The reservation/ seat distribution by the university is as follows:

Vertical Reservation


Horizontal Reservation


UPSEE 2018 Counselling schedule

The counselling procedure starts once the results are declared on the official website.The counselling session for UPSEE 2018 will tentatively start from the third week of June 2018.

The counselling procedure involves counselling registration after the declaration of result, document verification, choice filling, seat allocation and seat confirmation.

In 2017 the UPSEE counselling started from 19th June 2017 and ended after 5 rounds on 31st July 2017.

Counselling schedule is as follows:

  • The 1st round of counselling and allotment will be held by the third week to the fourth week of June 2018.
  • The 2nd round of counselling and allotment will be by July 2018.
  • The 3rd round of counselling and allotment will be held by second week or third week of July 2018.
  • The 4th round of counselling and allotment will be held by the third to fourth week of July 2018.
  • The 5th round of counselling and allotment will be held by last week of July 2018.
  • The spot-counselling which is only for government colleges will be done by the first week and the second week of August 2018.

UPSEE 2018 Sample Paper

The answer key of UPSC 2018 is said to be released by the authorities in the second week of April 2018. The answer key is used to match the candidates answer in the examination and estimate scores.

Candidates can have an idea of the paper pattern by solving the mock papers online.

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