UPSEE Notification 2020

Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) is a state-level exam conducted by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Uttar Pradesh for admission to various Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in engineering, Pharmacy, Management, etc. Candidates planning on taking admission to the B.Tech courses must fill the Application Form and submit it before the due date. The candidates who will qualify the exam can proceed for the admission to various institutes affiliated to the University.

UPSEE 2020 entrance exam will be in both online as well as offline mode. The applicant must make sure that they are fulfilling the basic eligibility as defined by the examination authorities. The examination authorities announce the result after the entrance test is held successfully. AKTU or UPTU conducts counseling for the final seat allotment to the applied course. For more details regarding UPSEE 2020, read the article below.

Latest Update:

UPSEE 2020 Application Form is starting from 27th January 2020. Check here to Apply.

UPSEE Important Dates 2020

The candidates applying for UPSEE 2020 must check the official website on a regular basis. The website will mention the important dates for admission including the events. The applicant must not miss any exam event and must keep themselves updated. It is advised that they must save and download the official schedule once it is available on the website.

Find UPSEE 2020 dates in the tabular format below:

Events Dates
Online application form starts 27th January 2020
Last date to fill the application 15th March 2020
Last date to submit the fee 1st week of April 2020
Application correction window Last week of March to 1st week of April 2020
Admit card issue 27th April – 10th May 2020
Exam date 10th May 2020
Release of answer key 1st week of May 2020
Last date to submit objection on the answer key Till the 1st week of May 2020
Declaration of result Last week of May 2020
Counselling starts Last week of June 2020

UPSEE Eligibility Criteria 2020

The candidates must fulfill the basic eligibility criteria in order to apply for UPSEE 2020. It is important that the applicant must go through the Information Brochure very carefully which will also mention the eligibility details. The eligibility details will vary as per the course which the candidate wishes to pursue. They must note that the applicant not fulling the criteria cannot proceed with the admission procedure further.

Find the basic UPSEE Eligibility Criteria 2020 from the points below

  • There is no age limit for the candidates applying for UPSEE 2020.
  • Candidates with India/NRI/FN/PIO nationality can apply for the exam.
  • For UPSEE 2020, the candidate must have studied their 12thfrom UP Board or 10+2 (or equivalent) with Maths and Physics as compulsory subjects and any one of the following subjects – Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational Subject. The candidates applying for B.Tech Biotechnology must have studied Physics and Maths/Biology as their compulsory subjects.
  • The applicant must have secured at least 45% marks in their 10+2 (or equivalent) examination. The candidates from SC/ST category must secure 40% marks.
  • The candidate must meet the domicile requirements of the State.

UPSEE Application Form 2020

AKTU will release the UPSEE Application Form 2020 in an online mode on its official website. Candidates must fill the Application Form and submit it before the due date. The Application Form submission is an important procedure. The applicant who is planning on pursuing the engineering courses from the AKTU affiliated colleges must fill-up the form. The applicant is advised that they must read the instructions carefully before filling the Application. The University will also release the Information Brochure along with the Application form. Read the entire Information Brochure thoroughly. It will mention the important steps for filling the Application that the candidate must follow.

The candidate has to provide the Personal Details, Academic Information, Contact Details and upload important documents, photographs, and signature in the Application Form. They must make sure that the details in the form are valid and correct. The authorities will cross-check the information during the final admission. The candidate must register themselves first in order to fill the Application Form. The final Application Form submission is only after the Application Fee payment. The Brochure will mention the amount as well as the Application Fee payment mode.

UPSEE Admit Card 2020

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam University will release the UPSEE Admit card 2020 in an online mode on the official website. The candidate must submit the Application Form successfully in order to download the Admit card. It is an important document which the applicant must bring on the examination day. The document consists of all the important details which is important for the applicant. The entry to the examination hall is prohibited without the Admit card. The login section to download the Admit Card will appear as per the announced date. The candidate must provide the correct details in the login section. Only the examination conducting body will release the Admit card and its availability is only in an online mode.

Once the UPSEE Admit card will release on the website, the applicant must download it. It is advised that they must go through the details on the Admit card very carefully. It mentions the candidate’s name, Application Number, Roll Number, Course Name, Date and Exam Time, Examination center and the instructions for the candidates on the entrance exam day. In case, if the candidate finds any detail on the Admit Card to be invalid or incorrect, they must contact the examination authorities immediately. It is important that the revised Admit card is released before the exam. The candidate must get the multiple Admit Card photocopies for the examination day as well as for the counseling round.

UPSEE Exam Pattern 2020

The candidates appearing for UPSEE 2020 exam must be aware of the examination pattern. It helps in exam preparation. The candidates must make sure that they go through the topics covered in the exam thoroughly. They must note that the topics will vary as per the course for which the candidate is appearing for. There will be a total of 11 papers. Paper 1,2,3,4 will be held in an offline mode. Paper 5,6,7,8,9, 10,11 will be in an online mode.

Go through the points below regarding UPSEE Exam Pattern 2020.

  • The language mode of the question will be in English and Hindi.
  • The pattern of the question paper is an objective type.
  • The exam duration for Paper 1,2,3 will be 3 hours. For Paper 4, the duration is 2 Hours and 20 minutes.
  • The question paper will have a total of 150 questions and will be marked out of 600 marks. The candidate can score a maximum of 500 marks.
  • There is No Negative Marking. 4 marks are allotted for each correct
Name of Paper Course Name Subjects Questions Marks
Paper 1 B. Tech. Physics 50 600
Chemistry 50
Mathematics 50
Paper 2 B. Tech. (Bio-Technology) / B. Pharm. Physics 50 600
Chemistry 50
Biology 50
Paper 6 B.Tech. 2nd Year (for Engg. Diploma Holders) / Diploma Holders in Engineering (Lateral Entry) Aptitude Test 75 300
Paper 8 B.Tech. 2nd Year (for B. Sc. Graduates) B.Sc. Graduates in Engineering (Lateral Entry) Aptitude Test 75 300

UPSEE Answer Key 2020

The University will release the Answer Key in an online mode on its official website. The authorities release the Answer Key a few hours after the exam is conducted. The Answer Key helps the candidate in the estimation of the possible marks that the candidate might secure in the exam. The University will release the login link in order to download the Answer Key. The applicant will have to log in using their Registration ID by entering their Username and Password. The Answer Key will mention the correct answers. The applicant must cross-check their responses in the Answer Sheet to the ones in the official Answer Key. They have to calculate the marks of the correct answers for the estimated score.

The authorities will also provide an opportunity of objecting the answers in the Anwer Key, in case the candidate finds them to be incorrect. The time frame is provided for the objections and the challenges. It is important that the applicant must object within the given time period. The candidates will have to send an email to [email protected]  with the following details such as Candidate’s Name, Roll Number, Application Number, Paper Number, Paper Code, Grievance Question Number, and Suggested Answers with Supporting Reasons. The authority will release the edited and the final answer key.

UPSEE Result 2020

AKTU will declare UPSEE 2020result in an online mode on the official website. The result will release tentatively in May 2020. Candidates have to check their result by providing the correct details in the login section. The authorities will release it on the website as per the announced date. The authorities will release the Result as per on the announced date. The Result will mention the important details including the candidate’s score in the exam. It is important that the applicant must qualify the exam in order to proceed for the admission procedure further. Once the authority announces the result, the candidate must keep visiting the website for the Merit List and counseling round. The candidate must check the details on the Result very carefully. In case if there is an error, they must contact the examination authorities immediately.

 UPSEE Cut Off 2020

The University will release the cut off on its official website. The authorities release the cut off in order to provide the expected marks that the candidate must aim to secure in their entrance exam. The university will release the cut off list tentatively in June 2020. The candidates must note that the cut off marks as prepared will vary as per the category from which the candidate belongs.

The applicant must check the cut off marks of the category to which they belong. There are various factors that are taken into consideration during the cut off list preparation including the number of seats, candidates appearing for the exam, maximum marks secured by the candidate in the entrance exam. UPSEE Cut off list is released in the form of an opening rank and closing rank. The candidate must secure the marks within the given range.

UPSEE Merit List 2020

The Merit List will release in an online mode on the official website. The University will release the Merit List tentatively in June 2020. It is an important document which will mention the candidate’s names who are selected for the admission procedure further and can proceed for the counseling round. The list mentions the names as per the rank provided on the basis of the marks secured in the examination. The applicant must note that their secured marks must be within the defined cut-off. As per the marks they are ranked in the Merit List.

The cases where there is a tie between two or more candidates where they secured the same marks in the entrance exam, the examination authorities will follow the below- mentioned procedure.

  • The candidates with the lower/lesser marks will be given the preference.
  • In case the tie persists, the applicant with a high score in Mathematics, Physics, and chemistry of Paper 1 will be given preference.
  • If there is still a tie, the candidate with older age will be given the preference.
  • The candidate with the lower Application Number will also be given the preference.
  • For Agricultural engineering, candidates with higher test score in AG-I, AG-II, and AG-III will be given the preferences.

UPSEE Counselling 2020

AKTU will conduct the counseling round for the final seat allotment to the applied course. The University will release the counseling information including the important dates through the online advertisements as well as in newspapers. Candidates must keep checking the sources regarding the counseling updates. The authorities will allow the seats to the candidates as per their choice and preference. UPSEE Counselling 2020 will be tentatively from June to July 2020 and the Spot counseling round is in last week of July 2020.

UPSEE Counselling 2020 is held in three rounds and the third round is a mop-up round. Only the qualified candidates can participate in the counseling round. The candidate must get themselves registered first for the counseling round. They have to upload the asked documents as well as pay the registration fee. After the successful registration, the candidate must proceed for the document verification procedure, choice filling and locking seat allotment and reporting to the allotted college for the final admission. The applicant must note that choice cannot be changed once locked. It will be important that they must physically appear for the counseling round at the allotted center along with the important documents.


Question 1.
What are the important precautions that should be taken while filling On-Line Application Form?


  • The applicant is supposed to fill up the form very carefully. It is advised that before filling the form, one should read the Information Brochure thoroughly.
  • Note down the APPLICATION FORM NUMBER displayed on the screen after Step 1.
  • Please do remember the PASSWORD chosen by you.
  • Give your Personal MOBILE PHONE NUMBER only.
  • Take Print-out of CONFIRMATION PAGE.

Question 2.
What are the other ways of filling the UPSEE Form other than On-Line Application through the Internet?

On-Line Application is the only way for applying to UPSEE through website There is no other way of applying to UPSEE-2016.

Question 3.
What should I do if size of image of my photograph exceeds the maximum limit of 100 KB?

Refer to Brochure and see if your images are within the maximum size limit and in the proper format (JPEG). You may try reducing the resolution a little bit but not much if the size exceeds the maximum limit.

Question 4.
Do I have to send the Confirmation Page to the University?

No. The candidate is NOT required to send a copy of the Confirmation Page or any other document to the University at this stage. Although, the candidate is required to keep preserved at least one copy of the Confirmation Page for record and future communication.

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