UPSEE entrance exam is a state level examination which is conducted by the Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Uttar Pradesh. It is organized for admission to the UG & PG courses in the field of engineering & technology, pharmacy, management etc., offered at more than 600 colleges. Around 93 colleges in Ghaziabad and 75 colleges in Gautam Budh Nagar are affiliated to AKTU.
UPSEE 2020 Highlights
|Exam Name||Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Accepting Colleges||261 colleges|
UPSEE 2020 Schedule:
In the schedule, we have mentioned all the important dates of UPSEE 2020 for both January and April session such as registration dates, admit card availability, and exam dates.
|Availability of application form||January 27, 2020|
|Last date to submit the application form||March 15, 2020|
|Correction of application form||March 16 – April 3, 2020|
|Admit card||April 15, 2020|
|AKTU/UPTU Exam date (For UG & PG courses)||May 10, 2020|
|Result Declaration|| June 2020(Tentative)|
|Counseling process starts|| July 2020(Tentative)|
UPSEE 2020 Admit Card:
The Admit Card for UPSEE 2020 entrance exam will be released from April 27 – May 10, 2020. Upon release, the candidates can get their admit cards from the official website of UPSEE 2020. After the last date the admit card won't be available so candidates should download the admit card as soon as they are published.
Candidates can download their UPSEE 2020 Admit Card by following the below mentioned steps:
1-Go to the UPSEE 2020 official website.
2-Click on UPSEE 2020 admit card.
3-A login window will appear.
4-Type your UPSEE 2020 application number and password to log in and download the admit card.
5-Window showing admit card will appear.
6-Click on download admit card.
7-After downloading the admit card take a printout of the same.
UPSEE 2020 Syllabus:
The students who are willing to appear in the UPSEE Entrance Test are advised to go through the UPSEE 2020 syllabus. It will help the candidates to study the specific important topics which will come in the entrance exam. However, the syllabus for each paper is different as per the subjects. All the key topics subject-wise that are to be prepared are listed below:
Before starting your preparation check the exam pattern first
Paper 1 – Mathematics Important Topics
Paper 1 and Paper 2 – Physics Important Topics
|Heat and thermodynamics||Wave||Ray Optics and optical instrument|
|Work, Power and Energy||Wave Optics||Gravitation|
|Mechanics of solids and fluids||Current Electricity||Electrostatics|
Paper 1 and Paper 2 – Chemistry Important Topics
|General Organic Chemistry||Colligative Properties of Solution||Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics and Acid - Base Concepts|
|Electrochemistry and Catalysis||Redox Reactions||Thermochemistry|
|Solid State||Periodic Table||Petroleum|
|Chemical Bonding||Atomic Structure||Isomerism|
Paper 2 – Biology Important Topics
|Origin of Life||Genetics|
|Organic Evolution||Seeds in angiospermic plants|
|Human Genetics and Eugenics||Cell differentiation Plant Tissue|
|Applied Biology||Algae, Bacteria, Fungi, Bryophyta, Pteridophyta|
|Animal Physiology||Plant Cell|
Paper 3 – AG-I, AG-II and AG-III are given below
|Agricultural Physics||Agricultural Engineering ||Agronomy|
|Agricultural Chemistry (Inorganic and Organic)||Agricultural Statistics||Agricultural Botany|
Paper 4 – Aptitude for Architecture
|Mathematics||Aesthetic Sensitivity ||Drawing Aptitude|
Paper 5 – Aptitude for BHMCT/ BFAD/ BFA
|Reasoning and Logical Deduction||English Language|
|General Knowledge||Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude|
Paper 6 – The syllabus for this paper is stated as follows
|Engineering Mechanics||Engineering Graphics||Basic Electrical Engineering|
|Basic Electronics Engineering||Elements of Computer Science||Basic Workshop Practice|
|Elementary Biology||Physics/Chemistry/Math of Diploma standard|| --|
Paper 7 – The syllabus for this paper is given below
|Pharmaceutics-I and II||Pharmaceutical Chemistry – I and II||Health Education & Community Pharmacy|
|Pharmacognosy||Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology||Human Anatomy and Physiology|
|Harmacology and Toxicology||Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence||Drug Store and Business management|
|Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy || --|| --|
Paper 8 – The important chapters for this aptitude test are
|Linear Algebra||Calculus||Differential equations|
|Fourier Series||Complex variables||Probability and Statistics|
Paper 9 – UPSEE MBA
|English Language||Numerical Aptitude|
|Thinking and Decision making||General Awareness|
Paper 10 – UPSEE MCA
Paper 11 – Lateral Entry MCA
|Mathematical Structure||Computing Concepts ||Reasoning Ability|
UPSEE 2020 Exam Pattern:
Below we have provided the UPSEE exam pattern of examination
|Paper||Exam will be conducted for 11 papers|
|Mode||Both online & offline|
|Medium||English & Hindi language|
Paper 1, 2, 3 - 3 hours
Paper 4 - 2 hour 30 minutes
Paper 5, 6, 7, 8 - 1 hour 30 minutes
Paper 9, 10, 11 - 2 hours
|Type of question|
Objective type (MCQs)
Only Part B of Paper 4 will be Drawing Aptitude test
|Marking Scheme||Each correct answer carries 4 marks|
No negative marking
|Paper||Subject||No. of Questions||Marks|
|Paper 1||Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics||50 objective types question each of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with a total of 150 questions.||600|
|Paper 2||Physics , Chemistry and Biology||50 objective types question each of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with a total of 150 questions.||600|
Aptitude test for Architecture & Design
Part A: Mathematics & Aesthetic Sensitivity
Part B: Drawing Aptitude
|50 objective types question each of Mathematics & Aesthetic Sensitivity with a total of 100 questions and two questions to test drawing aptitude.||600|
Aptitude Test for General Awareness
|100 objective type questions||400|
|Paper 5||Aptitude Test for B.Sc. Graduates in Engineering (Lateral Entry)/2nd year MCA (Lateral Entry)||100 objective type questions.||400|
|Paper 6||Aptitude Test for MBA/ MCA||100 objective type questions.||400|
|Paper 7||Aptitude Test for Diploma holders in Pharmacy (Lateral Entry)||100 objective type questions.||400|
|Paper 8||Aptitude Test for Diploma holders in Engineering (Lateral Entry)||100 objective type questions.||400|
UPSEE 2020 Cut Off:
The cut-off mark decides the eligibility of the candidate for the counseling session or any further procedure. The cut-off for UPSEE 2020 is expected to release alongside the result declaration. These cutoffs vary for different courses, colleges, and category of candidates. Nearly 261 government and private colleges are affiliated to the AKTU and each of these institutes will maintain separate UPSEE Cut off ranks. Candidates who will meet the cut off will be eligible for UPSEE 2020 Counselling process for engineering courses. here we will share the previous year cutoff that will give you a idea about the cutoff of UPSEE 2020.
Factors Affecting UPSEE Cut off
Below given are the most important factors that help to derive UPSEE Cut off each year
1-Total number of candidates appeared for the exam
2-Level of difficulty of the exam
3-Number of available seats
4-Overall performance of the candidate
Qualifying Marks for UPSEE 2020
The cut-off percentage marks in UPSEE 2020 for the merit of successful candidates are mentioned in the following table
|Category||Minimum Qualifying marks|
Expected UPSEE 2020 Cutoff
UPSEE 2020 marks vs expected cut off rank relation are provided in the table given below.
|Rank Range (Marks)||Expected Cutoff Rank|
|Above 500||1 - 600|
|475 - 499||601 - 1050|
|400 - 474||1051 - 7050|
|350 - 399||7051 - 16000|
|300 - 349||16001 - 25000|
|250 - 299||25001 - 30000|
|120 - 199||30001 -90000|
|Below 120||Above 90000|
Previous Year UPSEE Cutoff
Given below are the opening and closing ranks of the top colleges and institutes. Candidates can check which branch of engineering they will get based on their ranks.
|Course Name||Opening Rank||Closing Rank|
|Computer Science Engineering||23||34965|
|Electrical Engineering||117 ||34981|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||372||34948|
Most Preferred Colleges for Computer Science Engineering
|College Name||Closing Rank|
|Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur||164|
|Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow ||29|
|Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology for Handicapped, Kanpur||322|
|Feroze Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Raibareli ||2374|
|Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jhansi||367|
|Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology, Sultanpur||171|
|JSS Academy of Technical Education, Noida||3134|
|Institute of Engineering and Rural Technology, Allahabad||1034|
|Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad ||2874|
|Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida||3396|
Most Preferred Colleges for Mechanical Engineering
|College Name||Closing Rank|
|Feroze Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Raibareli||142|
|Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur||629|
|Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow||10|
|Kali Charan Nigam Institute of Technology, Banda||101131|
|Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jhansi ||3024|
|Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology, Sultanpur||3229|
|Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Engineering College of Information Technology, Banda||2561|
|Manyawar Kansi Ram Engineering College of Information Technology, Azamgarh||3078|
|JSS Academy of Technical Education, Noida||96096|
|BBS College of Engineering and Technology, Allahabad||4216|
Most Preferred Colleges for Electrical Engineering
|College Name||Closing Rank|
|Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur||325|
|Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow||1416|
|United College of Engineering and Research, Greater Noida||101089|
|Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology, Sultanpur||2835|
|Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jhansi||3484|
|Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Engineering College of Information Technology, Banda||3177|
|Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Engineering College of Information Technology, Bijnor||3345|
|Prasad Institute of Technology, Jaunpur||3743|
|JSS Academy of Technical Education, Noida||4101|
|Manyawar Kansi Ram Engineering College of Information Technology, Ambedkar Nagar||4576|
Most preferred colleges for Electronics Engineering
|College Name||Closing Rank|
|Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur||435|
|Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology for Handicapped, Kanpur||584|
|Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology, Sultanpur||3063|
|Institute of Engineering and Rural Technology, Allahabad||3601|
|Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad||19171|
|Azad Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow||28335|
|Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow||31126|
Most Preferred Colleges for Information Technology
|Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur||486|
|Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow||980|
|Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology, Sultanpur||2300|
|Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jhansi||2565|
|Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Engineering College of Information Technology, Banda||3187|
|JSS Academy of Technical Education, Noida||9459|
|Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Engineering College of Information Technology, Bijnor||3791|
|Manyawar Kansi Ram Engineering College of Information Technology, Azamgarh||5083|
|Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad||5108|
Steps To Fill UPSEE 2020 Application Form:
Candidates have to register by providing their personal, educational and communication details. They also need to select the course and examination city center according to their preference. A unique password also has to be created by the candidates. The application number will be sent to the registered mobile number of the candidates.
Uploading of Documents:
Then the candidates have to upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature as per the specifications mentioned by the authorities.
Payment of Application Fee:
The candidates have to pay the application fee through online mode of transaction like net banking/debit card/credit card. The transaction number has to be kept safely for future use.
After completion of the Application form fill-up process, candidates should take a print out of the confirmation page.
UPSEE 2020 Application Form
Candidates must read the information bulletin before filling the UPTU application form
1-The application form has been provided via online mode only.
2-No printed application form has been provided for UPSEE 2020.
3-The application form filling procedure comprises of various steps like registration, image uploading, fee payment and print confirmation page.
4-UPSEE application form 2020 has been released from 27th January 2020.
5-Candidates are required to upload the scanned images of signature and photograph.
6-There is no need to send the confirmation page to the university.
The application fee for UPSEE is Rs. 1300/- for Male/Transgender Candidates of General/OBC Category and Rs. 650/- for Female/SC/ST/PwD Category.
Only online mode will be available to pay the fee.
Candidates can pay the application fee through debit card, credit card, net banking and e-wallets.
Before applying for UPSEE 2020 candidats must go through the eligibility criteria
UPSEE 2020 Counseling:
The exam conducting authorities will create a merit list on the basis of secured eligible ranks for UPSEE 2020. Qualified students will be called for the document verification process and the registration process. The counseling process for UPSEE 2020 will be conducted from June 10 to July 15, 2020.
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UPSEE 2020 Result:
The result for UPSEE 2020 will be released in the last week of May. The result will be declared on the official website of UPSEE. The final date will be announced through a UPSEE 2020 Official Public Notification.
How to Check UPSEE 2020 Result Online?
1-Log on to the official website of UPSEE 2020
2-Click on the UPSEE 2020 Result Link shown on the Home page
3-On the given box, enter your registered 8-digit roll number
4-The result will be shown on the screen
5-Take a print out for future reference.
Check the previous year UPSEE cut-off
UPSEE 2020 Answer Key:
The answer key helps the students to evaluate their results. The Answer Key for UPSEE 2020 is expected to be released by the 4th week of April or 1st week of May. The answer key for each paper will be released by AKTU separately. After the release, the candidates will be able to download the answer key from the official website and assess their answer likewise
UPSEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria:
Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria of UPSEE 2020 laid down by the AKTU University to appear for the exam. The UPSEE 2020 eligibility criteria are given below for candidates.
Candidates must have studied intermediate of UP board or 10+2 or equivalent with Maths & Physics as compulsory subjects and any one of the optional of the subjects - Chemistry/ Bio-Technology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject. Candidates opting for B.Tech Biotechnology should have studied either Maths or Biology and Physics as compulsory subjects.
Candidates must have secured at least 45% of their qualifying exam. SC/ST candidates must have secured a minimum of 40% in the qualifying exam.
They should have the exam without any grace marks in each of the compulsory subjects and one optional subject
There is no age limit for UPSEE 2020.
|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|
UPSEE 2020 FAQs:
Q: Who conducts the UPSEE 2020 Entrance exam?
A: The UPSEE 2020 entrance exam is conducted by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Uttar Pradesh.
Q: When will be the UPSEE exam conducted this year?
A: In 2020, the UPSEE entrance exam is scheduled to be conducted on the 21st of April.
Q: In which course I can apply for if I pass UPSEE 2020?
A: The UPSEE entrance test allows candidates to apply for B. Tech courses in Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh.
Q: What are the language options for UPSEE 2020?
A: The language options for UPSEE 2020 are English/Hindi.
Q: What is the application fee UPSEE 2020?
A: The application fee UPSEE 2020 are-
- For Male/Transgender Candidates of General/OBC Category- INR 1300
- For Female/SC/ST/PwD Category- INR 650
Q: What is the time duration for the UPSEE 2020 exam?
A: Here is the time duration for each paper in UPSEE 2020-
- Paper 1, 2, 3 - 3 hours
- Paper 4 - 2 hour 30 minutes
- Paper 5, 6, 7, 8 - 1 hour 30 minutes
- Paper 9, 10, 11 - 2 hours
Q: What is the mode of the exam UPSEE 2020?
A: The exam will be conducted both in Online and offline mode depending upon exam.
Q: What are the marking schemes for UPSEE 2020?
A: 4 marks for each correct answer while there is no negative marking in UPSEE 2020?
Q: Is there any age limit for UPSEE 2020?
A: No, there is no age limit for UPSEE 2020.
Q: What are the recommended books for UPSEE 2020?
A: Here are some recommended books for UPSEE 2020-
- NCERT part 1&2 class 12th by NCERT
- Concepts of Physics H.C. Verma Vol 1 & 2 by H.C.Verma
- Understanding Physics series by D.C. Pandey
- Physical Chemistry by P.Bahadur by P.Bahadur
- Organic Chemistry by Arihant (Theory & Paper) by O.P. Tandon
- Arihant Maths Series by S.K. Goyal for in-depth understanding and practice by S.K.Goyal
Q: What is the procedure to check the result of UPSEE 2020?
A: Here is the procedure to check the result of UPSEE 2020-
- Visit UPSEE 2020 official website.
- Click on UPSEE 2020 Result
- Enter your 8-digit roll number.
- Click on submit.
- Your result would get displayed on the screen.
- Download it and take a print out.