JEECUP 2020 / UP Polytechnic 2020 – JEECUP has released the application form of JEECUP 2020, and the last date to apply is March 16, 2020 on jeecup.nic.in. UP Joint Entrance Examination (UPJEE(P)-2020) is scheduled to be held on April 26 and 27, 2020. The examination is held at the state level to fill seats in engineering diploma, management, and post diploma, offered by the polytechnics of Uttar Pradesh. JEECUP is held offline for group A, E1, E2, and online for group B, C, D, F, G, H, I, K1 to K8 is a 3 hours examination, in which candidates have to solve multiple choice questions on subjects specified in their syllabus. 10th pass, 12th pas, ITI candidates, satisfying eligibility criteria can apply for the exam. Check JEECUP 2020 / UP Polytechnic exam date, online form, exam pattern, and more details below. .
There are 1296 institutions, which offers admission in 67 courses through JEECUP. Candidates can check the important dates of JEECUP 2020 from below:
|JEECUP 2020||Important Dates|
|Online application form available from||01 Jan 2020|
|Last date to apply online||16 Mar 2020|
|Form correction window opens on||18 Mar 2020|
|Admit card download||03rd week of Apr 2020|
|JEECUP 2020 exam date Group A||26 Apr 2020 (09 AM to 12 Noon)|
|JEECUP 2020 exam date Group E||26 Apr 2020 (2:30 PM to 5:30 PM)|
|JEECUP 2020 exam date Group B, C, D, F, G, H, I||27 Apr 2020 (09 AM to 12 Noon)|
|JEECUP 2020 exam date Group K1, K2, K3, K4, K5, K6, K7, K8||27 Apr 2020 (2:30 PM to 5:30 PM)|
|Answer key view and challenge window||May 2020|
|Result declaration||03rd week of May 2020|
JEECUP 2020 Groups are as per Courses Offered In UP Polytechnic
Candidates who appear in the UP polytechnic entrance exam need to opt for their group depending on the course they seek admission in. Names of groups, and corresponding courses are as follows.
|Name of the Group||Course offered|
|A||Engineering & Technology Diploma|
|C||Fashion Design, Home science and Textile design and engineering|
|D||1. Modern Office Management & Secretarial Practice|
2. Library & Information Science
|E1 (Bio)||Diploma in Pharmacy|
|E2 (Maths)||Diploma in Pharmacy|
|F||Post Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Tissue culture)|
|G||Post Graduate Diploma course|
|H||Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology|
|I||Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering|
|K1 to K8||Lateral entry in 2nd Year of Engineering & Technology Diploma courses|
JEECUP 2020 Application Form
The application form for JEECUP 2020 has been released online. No offline form is released for UP Polytechnic entrance exam. It is available separately for Group A, Group E1, E2, and Group B to K. It is to be noted that a candidate can submit maximum 03 applications – one from Group A and one application in Group E1 or E2 and one application in rest of the groups.
To apply online, simply follow the instructions as below.
- Click on the direct link on this page for JEECUP 2020 form.
- Select the group for which you wish to apply for and then register online.
- Once registered, you can proceed to fill in details in the application form and upload images.
- Finally, proceed to pay the required amount of application fee and take a print out of completed form for future reference.
Application Fee: Candidates need to pay the following amount of application fee to submit the form. It can be paid by credit / debit card / net banking or through e-challan.
|General / OBC||Rs. 300 per form + bank charges|
|SC / ST||Rs. 200 per form + bank charges|
JEECUP 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who wish to apply for the UP Polytechnic entrance exam 2020 must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria. Check the eligibility for Group A to K from below.
Age Limit: There is no upper age limit. Lower age limit is 14 years. Age will be calculated as on July 01, 2020.
Academic Qualification Required:
|Name of the group||Educational qualification||Minimum passing marks|
|Group A||Should have passed Class 10 / appeared.||35% marks.|
|Group B||Passed / appearing in Class 10th and 12th with Agriculture.||35% marks|
|Group C||Passed / appeared in Class 10th||35% marks|
|Group D1||Passed / appeared in Class 12th and should have studied English or Hindi in 10th or 12th class||—|
|Group D2||Passed / appeared in Class 12th||—|
|Group E1 and E2||Passed in 10+2 in Physic and Chemistry with Maths / Biology||—|
|Group F||Passed / appeared in BSc with Biology, Chemistry / Biochemisty||—|
|Group G||Passed / appeared graduate in any discipline||—|
|Group H||Passed / appeared in Class 12th||35% marks|
|Group I||Passed / appeared in Class 12th science stream (PCM)||50% marks|
Group K1 to K8 – The minimum eligibility for Group K is that the candidates must have completed Intermediate Science OR ITI Trade (Minimum 2 years duration) OR Intermediate Science with Vocational/ Technical subjects. For detailed info on group K1 to K8 eligibility, please refer the brochure.
JEECUP 2020 Exam Pattern
To prepare for the entrance exam, candidates must be well-aware of the exam pattern. Check the detailed JEECUP exam pattern below.
- Mode of the exam: In JEECUP 2020, Group A and E are conducted in offline mode, whereas, Group B to K is going to be conducted in online mode.
- Duration of the exam: The exam is of 03 hours duration.
- Type of Questions: There are objective type multiple-choice questions.
- Language of the questions: JEECUP question paper is available in both English and Hindi language.
- Number of questions: There are a total of 100 number of questions
- Marking scheme: For a correct answer, 04 marks are given and 01 marks are deducted for an incorrect answer.
Candidates can check the distribution of questions for each subject group from the table below.
|Name of the group||Subject wise question percentage|
|Group A||Maths – 50%|
Physics & Chemistry – 50%
|Group B||Maths – 50%,|
Physics, Chemistry & Agriculture – 50%
|Group C||English & Hindi comprehension – 20%|
Reasoning & Intelligency – 50%
General Awareness – 30%
|Group D||English & Hindi comprehension – 30%|
Reasoning & Intelligency – 35%
Numerical Ability – 10%
General Awareness – 25%
|Group E||Physics & Chemistry – 50%|
Biology or Maths – 50%
|Group F||Chemistry – 50%|
Zoology – 25%
Botany – 25%
|Group G||English comprehension – 20%|
Numerical Ability – 15%
Reasoning – 30%
General Intelligency – 20%
General Awareness – 15%
|Group H||Reasoning & Logical Discussion – 25%|
Numerical Ability & Scientific attitude – 25%
English – 25%
General Knowledge – 25%
|Group I||Physics & Chemistry – 50%|
Maths – 50%
|Group K1 to K8||Physics, Chemistry & Math – 40%|
Relevant discipline – 60%
JEECUP 2020 Books
There are a lot of resources which are available in the online and offline market for the students. Below we have listed a few books which you can refer to for preparing for JEECUP 2020 entrance exam.
|Name of the Book||Directly Buy here|
|Uttar Pradesh Polytechnic 2019 Guide with Solved Papers by Arihant||Buy here|
|Uttar Pradesh Polytechnic JEEC by Arihant Experts||Buy here|
|Uttar Pradesh Polytechnic Diploma in Pharmacy (Maths) by Arihant Experts||Buy here|
|Uttar Pradesh Polytechnic Diploma in Pharmacy (Biology) by Arihant Experts||Buy here|
|K Group Mechanical Engineering by Arihant Experts||Buy here|
|K Group Electronics Engineering by Arihant Experts||Buy here|
|K Group Electrical Engineering by Arihant Experts||Buy here|
How to Prepare for UP Polytechnic Entrance Exam?
Students can check the preparation tips for JEECUP 2020 as provided below:
- First and foremost, know the syllabus. There is no point in moving forward if you are not preparing for the test as per the exam pattern and syllabus.
- Once you have the syllabus, make a proper time table for every subject. The time table should consist of a realistic goal.
- It is advised that the candidates should give some extra hours to the Maths section as it contains more marks in the entrance exam.
- Refer to the correct books which cover the complete syllabus.
- Focus on the revision of every topic, it will help you to understand the topics better and keep your basics strong.
- Try to solve more and more sample papers before the exam. This will help you to increase your question-solving skills in a given time frame.
JEECUP 2020 Application Form Correction
The Council provides an online form correction facility to the registered candidates. Those who have provided incorrect details in the form can edit it through JEECUP candidate login. To edit the details, candidates need to login by entering the application number and password. JEECUP 2020 form correction window shall open for a limited period only. Candidates should not submit a request for correction in the form through fax / mail as it will not be entertained.
JEECUP 2020 Exam Center
In the JEECUP application form, you need to select the test centre as per the choice of your group. The pen-paper based test i.e Group and Group E1, E2 will be conducted in all the districts of Uttar Pradesh, whereas, for the computer-based test, it will be conducted in selected districts of Uttar Pradesh.
JEECUP 2020 Admit Card
The admit card / hall ticket for JEECUP 2020 is released for the registered candidates by online mode. To download it, candidates require application number and password. It consist of personal details of the candidate as well as exam details like reporting timings, address of the test center, etc. On the day of the entrance test, candidates must carry a hard copy of the JEECUP admit card, whereas, those appearing for pen-paper based test, should carry a black / blue ball point pen and a clear cardboard or clipboard.
Candidates must also ensure that the details printed on the admit card is correct. In case if there is any erorr in the JEECUP 2020 admit card, then you must contact the concerned authorities regarding this. You can contact the authorities at the following:
Helpline number: 0522-2630667, 2630106, 2630678, 2630695 and 2636589 (Available on all working days from 10.00 AM to 05.00 PM)
Email: [email protected]
JEECUP 2020 Exam Day Instruction
Given below are few guidelines for the candidates appearing for the UP Polytechic entrance exam:
- You must a hard copy of the admit card on the day of the exam as it is an important identification document. Digital copy of the admit card shall not be allowed inside the test center.
- Do not carry any electronic device, calculator, textual material, log tables, eatables, etc inside the exam hall.
- For those who are appearing for pen-paper based test must carry their own stationery items like pencil, eraser, black / blue ball point pen.
- You must report at the allotted test center at least 30 minutes before the reporting timing.
- For the online test, biometric verification is done, hence, it is advised to the candidates do not put too much makeup and do not apply henna (Mehandi) on the left hand.
JEECUP 2020 Opening and Closing Rank
After the JEECUP counselling process is over, the Council releases the opening and closing rank for admission. Opening rank is the rank starting from which the Institute opens dmission, whereas, closing rank is the maximum rank at which the admissions have been closed. Candidates can check the previous year opening and closing rank for UP Polytechnic below.
Previous Year JEECUP Opening and Closing Rank
- Click Here to check JEECUP Opening and Closing Rank.
JEECUP 2020 Cut Off
The cut off is the minimum marks set by the Council which a candidate need to obtain to be declared as qualified. The JEECUP Cut Off 2020 is released by the Council after the conduct of the entrance exam. It is released in the pdf format. The cut off for JEECUP is prepared based on the following criterion:
- Number of candidates registered for the test.
- Number of candidates appeared for the test.
- The difficulty level of the exam.
- Number of seats.
JEECUP Cut Off: Click Here to check the cut off for JEECUP entrance exam.
JEECUP 2020 Answer Key
Once the exam is successfully conducted in all the districts, the Council then releases the answer key for the examinees. It is released at JEECUP website under candidate login, hence, roll number and question booklet is required for downloading it. Other than the officials, various coachign centers also releases the JEECUP answer key soon after the exam is over. Candidates must use the answer key for cross-check their answers and calculate their probable score. Add and deduct marks as per the marking scheme.
If you are not satisfied with the option marked in the JEECUP 2020 official answer key, then you submit a challenge against it. For submitting an objection in the answer key, you need to pay an amount of Rs. 100 and submit a document proof of the concern raised. If it is found to be correct, releavnt changes are made in the provisional key and a final answer key is released based on which JEECUP 2020 result is compiled. Furthermore, the amount of the objection submitted by the candidate is also refunded.
JEECUP 2020 Result
The Council declares UP Polytechnic result online at its website. It is released in the form of rank card which can be downloaded using roll number and date of birth. The rank card of JEECUP 2020 consists of marks obtained by the candidate in the entrance exam, their rank and status of eligibility to participate counselling. No hard copy of jEECUP rank card is sent to the candidates via speed post or by fax. Qualifiers in the entrance exam are then eligible to participate in JEECUP counselling process.
JEECUP 2020 Counselling
Based on the state open rank of the candidate, they are shortlisted to partiicpate in the further admission process which is JEECUP 2020 counselling. The process includes registration for counselling by the eligible candidates, then choice-filling of preferred course and Institutes. It is advised to the candidates that before they proceed for choice-filling, take a look at the courses and the number of seats offered by the participating institutes. After this, the Council publishes the allotment result at its website.
The allotment of seat in JEECUP counselling 2020 is done based on the merit in the entrance test, choices submitted, and availability of seat. Those who are satisfied with the seat allotted to them, they need to report at the allotted Institute and pay the required amount of security fee and complete other admission formalities.
UP Polytechnic 2020 Reservation Policy
The Council reserves the following number of seats for various category candidates:
|Category||Reservation of seats|
|EWS of General Category||10%|
|Ward of Military personnel||05%|
Note: Candidates who belong to Vimukt Jatiyan are not allowed to take any benefit of reservation as ST in admission.
UP Polytechnic Fee Structure
The fee structure for the academic session 2020-2021 has been released and can be checked from below.
|Institute type||Total fee|
|Government – all courses||Rs. 10370|
|Aided – all courses||Rs. 19000|
|Private – Diploma in Pharmacy||Rs. 45000|
|Private – Courses of 3 year duration||Rs. 30150|
|Private – Diploma in Architecture Assistantship||Rs. 30250|
|Private – Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology||Rs. 31300|
|Private – 1 or 2 year duration courses (except Diploma in Pharmacy)||Rs. 22500|
JEECUP 2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : JEECUP stands for Joint Entrance Examination Council Uttar Pradesh.
Ans : The official website of JEECUP is jeecup.nic.in
Ans : To apply, candidates have to fill the form online through the official website and make the payment of the application fee.
Ans : The exam for Group B to K is held in online mode and offline for Group A.
Ans : The exam is held for three (3) hours i.e 180 minutes
Ans : Candidates are given four marks for every correct answer and one mark is deducted for every incorrect answer.
Ans : Candidates cannot make changes in the application form. However, the Council opens the form correction window for a period of time in which changes can be made.
Official website: jeecup.nic.in
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