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University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) will be conducting UPESEAT 2018 as the engineering entrance exam. The UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT) is conducted for admission to various undergraduate engineering courses at the university. The admission for the academic session 2018 has started. The application form for UPESEAT 2018 is available on the official website of the University, i..e., upes.ac.in. The University has however not announced any deadline for form submission. Aspirant who have scored a minimum 50% marks in Class 12th or equivalent will be eligible to appear for the test. Eligible students are invited to apply for UPESEAT 2018 and appear for the exam. Check complete details of UPESEAT 2018 including application form, admit card, result, exam pattern, counselling and admission from the article below.


UPES Engineering UPESEAT 2017 is designed to test a candidate’s aptitude in subjects like Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English, Current Affairs. UPES Dehradun College of Engineering Studies offers industry aligned programs in high growth sectors that are aligned to drive the economy.

UPESEAT 2018 Application Process

The application process for UPESEAT 2018 for undergraduate engineering programmes has begun now. Aspirants who wish to seek admission to any of the programme can apply online by remitting application fees using debit/credit cards or net banking. The application forms for UPESEAT 2018 will also be available in offline mode, Applicants can get the prospectus and application form from UPES Enrolment Offices at Dehradun/Delhi. The payment will be made in the form of Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favor of “UPES Fee Account”, payable at Dehradun/ New Delhi.

UPESEAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit:

Only candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 1, 1995 are eligible to apply for admission

Educational Qualification:

  1. For B.Tech Programs: The candidate must have obtained a minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th& 12th) and minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level (12th).
  2. For B.Tech+LL.B(Hons.) Programs: The candidate must have obtained a minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th& 12th) and minimum 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level (12th).

Eligibility Norms through Board Merit / JEE Merit(Subject to number of seats allotted)

Board Merit:

  1. The candidates must have obtained a minimum 80% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  2. The candidates must have obtained a minimum 80% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level(12th).

JEE Main  Merit:

  1. The candidates must have obtained a  minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  2. The candidates must have secured a minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level(12th)
  3. JEE Mains cut off for applying for a UPES B. Tech program shall be 70 and above

Eligibility Criteria for International Students

The students must fulfil the minimum eligibility requirements as laid down for their chosen program at UPES as provided below

  1. The candidates applying for admission to undergraduate programs must have obtained a higher secondary school certificate (with minimum percentage of marks as prescribed) and taken requisite courses necessary to meet the eligibility criteria for the Program of admission.
  2. However, for admission to postgraduate Program at UPES, the equivalence for the Undergraduate Degree earned by the candidate in his/her country shall be obtained from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).In certain cases, students may be requested to obtain the necessary certification from AIU in this regard.
  3. It is recommended that students have the following:
    • College of Engineering Studies:Undergraduate programs: SAT score of 1500/Postgraduate programs: GRE Score of 1700 (cumulative).
    • Students from non-English speaking countries should satisfy UPES that they have adequate proficiency in English in order to be able to undertake the program of their choice.  If required, an undertaking from such students shall be taken to undergo the English Language Training for a specific period of time (depending on the proficiency to be assessed by UPES on arrival) before starting the actual Program of admission.  Qualifying TOEFL/IELTS or equivalent may not be mandatory but strongly advised.
    • Students must possess a valid passport for the duration of study.

UPESEAT 2018 Admit Card

On the basis of the information in the Application form, admit card of provisionally eligible candidates will be uploaded on the University website upes.ac.in. Candidates need to bring the duly completed downloaded admit card with photograph affixed (duly attested) in the space provided will have to be produced at the allotted test center. Candidates who will register for the test could download UPESEAT 2018 admit card by using their application number and date of birth. Candidates without the admit card or card without the photograph will not be permitted to take the test.

UPESEAT Exam Pattern 2018

Time duration: 3 Hours

Type of Question: Multiple choice

Marking Scheme: It is expected that the marking scheme will be same as last year, i.e., for every correct answer, the candidates shall be awarded 1 mark, while no mark will be deducted for any wrong answer.

Negative Marking: There shall be no negative marking for any incorrect answer.

Syllabus: The syllabus would be same as that of JEE mains. Candidates are advised to prepare for the constituent subjects Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English Language Comprehension, Current Affairs Awareness thoroughly for the exam.

Sections No.of Questions
Mathematics 50
Physics 50
Chemistry 50
English Language Comprehension 30
Current Affairs Awareness 20
Total no. of Questions 200

UPESEAT Previous Years Question Papers

UPESEAT 2018 Result

The UPESEAT 2018 Result will be announced the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies. Candidates will be able to check their result online on the University’s official website. Also, the UPES will display a merit lists for UPESEAT, JEE Main and other admission pathways. Candidates shall be able to check their result by entering their UPESEAT 2018 application number along with UPESEAT 2018 roll number or UPESEAT 2018 application number with registered mobile number.

UPESEAT Admission Criteria 2018

The University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) has set up the following admission criteria of UPESEAT 2018:

  • Candidates will be selected through UPESEAT 2018 followed by a Centralized Counseling.


  • Centralized Counseling through Merit Ranking for candidates who chose examination pathway through Board Merit / JEE Merit.
  • Upto 20% seats shall be filled through Board Merit / JEE Merit category

UPESEAT Scholarship 2018

All India Category

  • Eligibility criteria – The candidate must have secured 80% marks in class 10th and 12th with 85% in PCM
  • 50% tuition fee waiver on 10% seats in each program in first year for CBSE, ICSE & State board pass out students
  • The Scholarship will be renewed in the Second Semester provided the student obtains SGPA of 8/10.
  • Scholarship in subsequent years will be as per scholarship policy of the University

Uttarakhand Domicile Special Scholarships

Eligibility criteria

  • The candidate must have secured a minimum 80% marks in each of 10th, 12th class and PCM for B.Tech.
  • 150 toppers from Uttarakhand board
  • Merit order allotment of 1 seat per program.
  • The seats reserved under this category will be within the 15% reservation for Uttarakhand Domicile 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 Merit or through Uttarakhand Domicile category)


  • 25% of tuition fee for Boys and 35% for Girl students in first year
  • The Scholarship will be renewed in the Second Semester provided the student obtains SGPA of 8/10
  • Scholarship in subsequent years will be as per scholarship policy of the University

Note: The candidates placed in the compartment shall not be eligible for admission to any program of study in the University.

UPESEAT 2018 Counselling

The UPES will conduct the counselling of UPESEAT 2018 after the declaration of result. Depending upon the total number of candidates for counselling and numbers of vacant seats, the university may conduct the counselling for admission in one or more than one phases. The candidates who will qualify the written test will be called for counselling. The University will also conduct counselling for those candidates on the basi of Board/ JEE Main Rank Merit.

Programs on offer

  • 31 B.Tech programs
  • B.Tech LLB programs (These programs are offered by the College of Legal Studies, UPES)
  • B.Plan
  • BCA


UPES Admissions B.Tech Admission through JEE Main Engineering Entrance Exams

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