UPSEE 2017 NEWS
STATE LEVEL ONLINE/OFFLINE TEST
UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam) is a state level entrance exam conducted for admission into colleges affiliated to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow. The exam is conducted every year in the month of April/May to fill seats in various disciplines of UG/PG courses.
UPSEE 2018 is expected to be held form April 16, 2018 to April 23, 2018. Registration will start from the last week of February, 2018. UPSEE 2018 Admit Card will be available for download from the 2nd week of April, 2018, the result for which would be announced in the last week of May 2018. The exam is held in both online and offline mode (based on the UG/PG course for which candidate has made an application for) and questions asked are of objective nature (MCQ question). Four marks are awarded for each correct answer. Negative marking is not applicable in the exam.
A merit list would be prepared based on the performance of the candidates in the UPSEE 2018 exam. Counselling, choice locking, and seat allotment would be done based on this merit list only. Courses offered under UPSEE are B.Tech in Engineering and Agriculture, B.Arch, B. Pharm, Fashion and Apparel Design, Hotel Management, MCA, MBA and MAM. Lateral entry for Fashion and Apparel Design and MCA is also available.
Candidates who are planning to take the UPSEE 2018 exam should keep a tab on the important dates related to the releasing of notification, beginning of the application, release of the admit card etc.
Applicants can refer to the table below for important dates:
|Events related to UPSEE 2018||Dates (tentative)|
|Application for UPSEE 2018 starts||Fourth week of February 2018|
|Last date for making application||Fourth week of March 2018|
|Availability of Admit cards||Second week of April 2018|
|Date of exam||Third week of April 2018|
|Results declaration||Second week of May 2018|
|Counselling begins||Second week of June 2018|
The exact dates related to the exam events would be notified by the UPSEE 2018 conducting authority through a notification on the official website. Candidates on their part are advised to visit the official website regularly in order to get the latest updates.
Candidates who are willing to undertake the UPSEE 2018 exam must check that whether they fulfill the desired eligibility criteria or not. The eligibility criteria are different for different courses.
The eligibility criteria for different courses are tabled below for reference.
|B.Tech/B.Pharma/B.Arch/BHMCT/BFAD/BFA||Intermediate Passed or equivalent|
|B.Tech (Lateral Entry)||B.Sc degree holder or Diploma holder|
|B. Pharmacy (Lateral Entry)||Diploma holder in Pharmacy|
|MCA (Lateral Entry)||BCA, B.Sc., (IT/Computer Science) degree holder|
|MBA/MCA||B.Sc Degree holder or equivalent|
|MAM||Intermediate Passed or Equivalent|
Tentative date for the availability of UPSEE 2018 Application Formis 2nd week of February 2018. Interested candidates can make an application for UPSEE 2018 through online mode. Candidates need to register themselves first to be able to apply for the exam.
4 simple steps are to be followed to fill the application form:
1. Filling personal information
2. Uploading of images
3. Fee Payment
4. Downloading the confirmation page
Candidates can make corrections in case they find any mistake in the filled form. Form correction could be done only during the specified time window notified by the conducting authority. After the end of the time period, no corrections would be allowed.
The application of candidate for UPSEE 2018 would deem to be successfully submitted only when he/she has submitted the required application fee. The details with regards to application feet are tabled below.
|Category of Candidate||Application fee|
|Male/Transgender (General/OBC)||INR 1200|
|Female candidates||INR 600|
|Physically handicapped||INR 600|
Candidates can submit the application fee either through online mode that is debit card/ATM card, online wallet etc or through offline channels such as through bank mode, by filling in the challan issued by UPSEE 2018 conducting authority after filling the form (only if you choose offline pavement mode).
UPSEE 2018 would be held at various cities as given in the following tables. Candidates are advised to give three choices of examination cities.
Examination City Table-I
(OMR Based Test for Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4)
|Cities in State of U.P.|
|8.||Mau||25.||Kanpur Dehat||Cities in Other States|
|14.||Ambedkar Nagar||31.||Gautam Buddha Nagar||46.||Ranchi|
Examination City Table-II
(Computer Based Test for Paper 5, Paper 6, Paper 7, Paper 8, Paper 9, Paper 10 and Paper 11)
|3.||Allahabad||9.||Gautam Buddha Nagar||15.|
|4.||Ambedkar nagar||10.||Moradabad||16.||(Noida / Greater Noida)|
UPSEE 2018 Admit Card will be released by 2nd week of April 2018 on the official website, www.upsee.nic.in. Admit card would be made available for download for a notified amount of time. After the notified time period the link for downloading admit cards would get disabled and no further downloads will be possible. Thus, candidates are advised to download the admit card as soon as they are published.
Candidates can download their UPSEE 2018 admit card by following the below-mentioned steps:
There are 12 different exams that would be held under UPSEE 2018. Each exam is related to a specified UG/PG course for which the admission would be conducted based on the test results. All papers would be of objective nature (except design aptitude test for B.Arch course).
The list of papers with respect to the UG/PG course is tabled below.
|Course||Paper Code under UPSEE 2018|
|B.Tech/B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering)||Paper 1|
|B.Tech (Bio Technology)||Paper 1/Paper 2|
|B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering only)||Paper 3|
|B.Pharma||Paper 1/Paper 2|
|B.Tech Lateral Entry (diploma holders)||Paper 6|
|B.Pharma Lateral Entry (diploma holder)||Paper 7|
|B.Tech Lateral Entry ( B.Sc graduates)||Paper 8|
|MAM (Dual degree)||Paper 11|
|MCA lateral Entry||Paper 12|
Paper 1 to Paper 4 would be conducted in offline mode whereas paper 5 to paper 12 would be conducted in computer based mode. The time allotted for each Paper would be 3 hours.
|Mode of examination
|Online and offline (both depending upon exam)
|Number of Questions asked
|Duration of Exam
|Section in Paper
|3 to 4 (depending upon the Course applied for)
Negative marking is not applicable in UPSEE 2018. No marks will be awarded for any un-attempted question.
Check UPSEE 2018 Exam Pattern
Total marks scored by a candidate in UPSEE 2018 would be calculated based on the calculation of questions attempted and marks per question. The following marking scheme is applicable for UPSEE 2018.
The syllabus for each Paper is different and is based on the UG/PG course for which the candidate is taking the exam. Syllabus for all 12 papers that would be conducted under UPSEE 2018 are different and can be found at the official website, www.upsee.nic.in.
Candidates should start their preparations keeping in reference the syllabus for the particular sections asked in the exam and previous years question papers of UPSEE. Since the UPSEE 2018 Exam Paper 1 is on similar lines with other engineering entrance exam like JEE Main and Advanced, the syllabus is also quite similar and candidates should also refer to such exams for syllabus.
For reference, tabled below is the booklist for UPSEE 2018 Paper 1.
|NCERT part 1&2 class 12th||NCERT||8174506314 & 8174506713|
|Concepts of Physics H.C. Verma Vol 1 & 2||H.C.Verma||8177091875 & 8177092324|
|Understanding Physics series||D.C. Pandey||9350941732|
|NCERT chemistry Part 1 and Part 2 for Class XII||NCERT||8174506489 & 8174507167|
|Physical Chemistry by P.Bahadur||P.Bahadur||9382314431|
|Organic Chemistry by Arihant (Theory & Paper)||O.P. Tandon||9382314415|
|Arihant Maths Series by S.K. Goyal for in-depth understanding and practice||S.K.Goyal||35203290X|
The results of UPSEE 2018 would be announced by May 4, 2018 on the official website. The exact date for the result announcement would be made public through the UPSEE 2018 official notification. Candidates would be able to check their results by undertaking the following simple steps.
Based on these results counselling will be done for allotment of seats under various disciplines of UG/PG courses.
The cut-offs are expected to follow the general trend in UPSEE 2018 as well. The following table would be useful in estimating the rank as per your UPSEE 2018 expected score.
|Marks expected||Cut-off rank (expected)|
|Below 120||Above 90000|
Official cut-off would be published on the official website after the completion of the exam cycle.
Check UPSEE 2018 Results
Based on the rank obtained by the candidate in the UPSEE 2018 a merit list will be prepared. Candidates scoring higher marks would be placed higher in the merit list whereas those scoring lower marks would hover at the bottom. Candidates who will feature in the merit list would be called for document verification process. After the document verification candidates would be allowed to take part in registration and choice locking process. Counselling process for UPSEE 2018 is expected to begin in 2nd week of June. Counselling would be done on the basis of candidate’s performance in the UPSEE 2018 merit list as well as the choice locked by the candidate at the time of choice locking process. The procedure for counselling is as follows:
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