UPESEAT 2020 – University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) conducts UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPSEAT) 2020 for admission in B.Tech engineering courses. The university intakes admission on the basis of JEE Main 2020 and board exam scores as well. However, for the candidates who do not fit in the eligibility of JEE Main 2020 and board marks have to appear for UPESEAT 2020 for admission. The candidates who qualify UPESEAT can take admission in any one of the 30 available B.Tech engineering specialisations in UPES. For more details like application form, exam pattern, eligibility, syllabus, etc, keep reading the article below.
UPESEAT 2020 is held in various rounds, mostly 3 rounds in the month of May-June. The candidates can check the tentative dates of UPESEAT 2020 from the table below:
|UPESEAT 2020||Important Dates|
|Application process starts||Sep 2019|
|Last date to apply||Jun 2020|
|Slot booking||Apr 2020|
|Release of admit card||Apr 2020|
|UPESEAT 2020 exam date||May – Jun 2020|
|Declaration of result||To be announced!|
UPESEAT 2020 Syllabus
There is no specified syllabus of UPESEAT 2020. However, it is recommended that the candidates follow the syllabus of their class 11 and class 12 PCM for preparation and have a sound knowledge of current affairs from the last one year. The topics that the candidates can cover are:
|Sets, Relations & Functions||Physics & Measurement||Basic Concepts of Chemistry|
|Complex Numbers & Quadratic Equation||Kinematics||States of Matter|
|Matrices & Determinants||Laws of Motion||Atomic Structure|
|Permutation & Combination||Work, Energy & Power||Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure|
|Mathematical Induction||Rotational Motion||Chemical Thermodynamics|
|Sequencers & Series||Properties 0f Solids and Liquids||Equilibrium|
|Limit, Continuity & Differentiability||Thermodynamics||Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry|
|Integral Calculus||Kinetic Theory of Gases||Chemical Kinetics|
|Differential Equations||Oscillations & Waves||Surface Chemistry|
|Coordinate Geometry||Electrostatics||Classifications of Elements and Periodicity in Properties|
|Three Dimensional Geometry||Current Electricity||General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals|
|Vector Algebra||Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism||Hydrogen|
|Statistics & Probability||Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents||Block Elements|
|Trigonometry||Electromagnetic Waves||Block Elements (Other Groups)|
|Mathematical Reasoning||Optics||D- and -f Block Elements|
|Dual Nature of Nature and Radiation||Coordination Compounds|
|Atoms and Nuclei||Environmental Chemistry|
|Electronic Devices||Purification and Characterisation of Organic Compounds|
|Communication System||Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry|
|Organic Compounds Containing Halogens|
|Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen|
|Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen|
|Chemistry in Everyday Life|
|Principles Related to Practical Chemistry|
UPESEAT 2020 Exam Pattern
The candidates who are appearing for the must know the exam pattern so as to prepare accordingly for the admission test. UPESEAT 2020 exam pattern is described below:
- UPESEAT is computer-based test.
- It consists of MCQ type questions.
- The duration of the exam is 03 hours.
- There are questions from 5 subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, English Language Comprehension, and Current Affairs Awareness.
The distribution of question in each of these sections are as follows:
|Name of the Section||Number of Questions|
|English Language Comprehension||30|
|Current Affairs Awareness||20|
|Total No. of Questions||200|
Eligibility Criteria to Appear for UPESEAT 2020
The candidates can check below the eligibility to appear for UPESEAT 2020:
- Minimum 60% marks in 10th & 12th
- Minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics in 10th & 12th
The candidates who have Minimum 80% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and minimum 80% aggregate in PCM at the senior secondary level (12th class) don’t need to appear for UPESEAT 2020. They are eligible for direct admission.
The candidates who have a minimum of 60 percentile marks in JEE main 2020 also need not appear in UPESEAT 2020. Such candidates, however, must have minimum 60% aggregate in PCM.
UPESEAT 2020 Application Form
The candidates can apply as well as online to appear in UPESEAT 2020. To apply online the candidates have to register at the official website upes.ac.in., fill in the application form, and pay the application fee to submit the form.
|How to apply for UPES 2020 Admission – A Quick Glance|
|Step 1: Click on the link provided in the first table above|
|Step 2: Sign up by filling the Sign-Up Form with Name, E-Mail Address, Mobile Number, State, City, and Course Name.|
|Step 3: Enter OTP and fill details in the UPES 2020 Registration Form.|
|Step 4: After that, the candidates will have to pay the application fee.|
|Step 5: Following it, the last step is to fill the academic details.|
However, for offline application, the candidates have to submit the application fee via Demand Draft or Cash. On receiving their DD in the admission counters at Dehradun campuses of University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, candidates get the UPESEAT 2020 Application Form and information brochure.
The application fee is Rs. 1850/- to apply for UPESEAT 2020.
UPESEAT 2020 Slot Booking
The UPESEAT 2020 Slot Booking can be done in the online mode at upes.ac.in. The candidates need to login into their registered account and book their preferred exam date, time and venue. The slot booking process is available only to the UPESEAT 2020 Registered candidates. After the slot booking is done the candidates can check their admit card that is generated for appearing in the exam. The admit card has the exam date, time and venue as per the choice of the candidates entered in the slot booking process.
UPESEAT 2020 Admit Card
Candidates can download their UPESEAT 2020 Admit Card online at upes.ac.in, under their respective logins. Note that the admit card must be carried in the printed format on the day of the exam. The candidates need to [rodice their UPESEAT 2020 Admit Card at the exam center to be able to enter the center and sit for the CBT.
Also, note that no soft copy of the admit card is accepted at the exam center. In addition to that, the candidates have to carry a valid photo ID proof in original.
UPESEAT 2020 Exam Center
UPESEAT is held in the national level with exam centres spread across various states of the nation. UPESEAT 2020 shall be held in the below given cities:
|Test City||City Code|
|Bokaro Steel City||21|
UPESEAT 2020 Result
The candidates can check the result of the UPES Engineering Aptitude Test in the online mode at upes.ac.in. To check the result the candidates need to use their login details. The selected candidates who qualify UPSEAT 2020 are issued the call letter to appear for the counselling rounds.
As per the venue address, time and date on the call letter the candidates must appear for the counselling process with their scorecard in the printed format.
UPES intakes admission against 80% of their available seats based on UPESEAT scores. For the rest of the 20% seats, admission is made on the basis of JEE Main and Board merit for each specialisation available.
UPESEAT 2020 Counselling
UPES shall conduct the counselling process separately for candidates who have qualified UPESEAT 2020 and for the candidates who have applied through JEE Main 2020 scores.
For the candidates who wish to take admission based on merit/JEE Main scores a centralised counselling is conducted and for the candidates who are selected on the basis of UPESEAT 2020 scores are to also appear in the counselling separately.
UPES 2020 B.Tech Courses and the Seat Intakes
The following table shows the seat intakes of the B.Tech courses available at UPES:
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization In Cloud Computing & Virtualization Technology||100|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization In Open Source & Open Standards||60|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization In Mainframe Technology||60|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization In Oil & Gas Informatics||60|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization In E-Commerce||60|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization In IT Infrastructure||60|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization In Business Analytics & Optimization||100|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization In Banking , Financial Services & Insurance||60|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization In Cyber Security & Forensics||100|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization In Graphics & Gaming||60|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization in Internet of Things and Smart Cities*||60|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization in Mobile Application Development||60|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization in AI & Machine Learning||100|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization in DevOps in Academic Collaboration with Xebia||100|
|B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Hons) with specialization in Big Data in Academic Collaboration with Xebia||100|
|B.Tech Applied Petroleum Engineering with specialization In Upstream||100|
|B.Tech Applied Petroleum Engineering with specialization In Gas Stream||100|
|B.Tech Chemical Engineering with specialization In Refining & Petrochemicals||100|
|B.Tech Geo-Science Engineering||30|
|B.Tech Geo-Informatics Engineering||30|
|B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering||60|
|B.Tech. Mechatronics Engineering||30|
|B.Tech. Automotive Design Engineering||40|
|B.Tech. Aerospace Engineering||60|
|B.Tech. Aerospace Engineering with specialization in Avionics||40|
|B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering||60|
|B.Tech. Electrical Engineering||30|
|B.Tech. Civil Engineering||30|
|B.Tech. Fire & Safety Engineering||60|
|B.Tech – Metallurgical & Material Engineering||30|
Scholarship Offered at UPES
The University provides a scholarship to the candidates on All India Category and for the Uttarakhand Domicile. Check the details about the Scholarship below.
All India Category
- A scholarship will be offered to students securing an aggregate of 80% marks in class XII & 85% marks in PCM for B.Tech (All Streams) in CBSE/ ICSE / State Examination Board passing out in 2020. Such scholarships is limited to 10% of seats in each B.Tech Program. Scholarships will be allotted for the first academic year in Merit order to eligible candidates.
- The Scholarship is renewed in the Second Semester provided the student obtains SGPA of 8/10.
- Scholarships will be awarded based on merit only.
- Continuation of Scholarship in subsequent years is as per the University policy.
Scholarship for Uttarakhand State Board Toppers
- Minimum 80% marks in each of 10th, 12th class and PCM for B.Tech.
- Merit order allotment of 1 seat per program.
- The seats reserved under this category will be within the 15% reservation for Uttarakhand resident students.
- Should have “Sthai Niwas Praman Patra” (Permanent Residence Certificate)
- Students will be entitled only for 1 scholarship at a time (either through Uttarakhand Board Toppers or through Uttarakhand Resident category)