UPSEE is an entrance examination for degree level engineering institutions and other professional colleges has been assigned to Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow. The UP State Entrance Exam for B.Tech., B.Des., MCA (integrated), B.Pharm, and B.Arch will be held in the month of April. Whereas, the paper for BHMCT, BFAD, BFA, MBA, B.Tech. 2nd Year, MBA, MCA, and 2nd Year MCA will be conducted in the month of May. In all 11 paper are being conducted in UPSEE . Out of these Paper 1 to 4 will be held in pen and pencil mode. However, Paper 5 to 11 will be held in Computer Based Mode. The candidates who will qualify UPSEE will be called for the counselling seat allotment round.

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The University is affiliating in nature and its jurisdiction spans the entire state of U.P. in affiliating B.Tech., M.B.A., M.C.A., B.Arch., B. Pharma., B.H.M.C.T., M.Tech. and Ph.D. programmes in 587 colleges/institutions imparting graduate, postgraduate and doctoral level training in all government and private institutions located all over U.P. in engineering, technology, architecture, pharmacy, hotel management and catering technology as well as M.B.A. and M.C.A. programmes.

Important Event UPSEE 2019
Opening of online registrations 23 Jan 2019
Closing of application form submission 15 Mar 2019
UPSEE Exam date for UG courses 21 Apr 2019
UPSEE Exam date for PG courses 21 Apr 2019

AKTU was formerly known as UPTU and the students need not to get confused.

UPSEE Exam Pattern

  1. Paper 1, 2, 3, and 4: It shall be pen and paper-based test.
  2. Paper 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11: It shall be a computer-based test.
  3. Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 04 marks will be given.
  4. Negative Marking; There shall be negative marking for any incorrect answer. However, a record of incorrect answers given by a candidate shall be kept separately.
Name of Paper Course Name Subjects Questions Marks
Paper 1 B. Tech. / B. Tech. (Agriculture Engineering) / B. Tech. (Bio-Technology) / B. Pharm. Physics 50 600
Chemistry 50
Mathematics 50
Paper 2 B. Tech. (Bio-Technology) / B. Pharm. Physics 50 600
Chemistry 50
Biology 50
Paper 3 B. Tech. (Agriculture Engineering) AG I 50 600
AG II 50
Paper 4 B. Arch. Mathematics 50 500
Aesthetic Sensitivity 50
Drawing Aptitude 2
Paper 5 BHMCT / BFAD/BFA General Awareness Aptitude Test (BHMCT, BFAD, BFA) 75 300
Paper 6 B.Tech. 2nd Year (for Engg. Diploma Holders) / Diploma Holders in Engineering (Lateral Entry) Aptitude Test 75 300
Paper 7 B.Pharm 2nd Year (for Pharmacy Diploma Holders) Diploma Holders in Pharmacy (Lateral Entry) Aptitude Test 75 300
Paper 8 B.Tech. 2nd Year (for B. Sc. Graduates) B.Sc. Graduates in Engineering (Lateral Entry) Aptitude Test 75 300
Paper 9 MBA MBA Aptitude Test 100 400
Paper 10 MCA MCA Aptitude Test 100 400
Paper 11 Lateral Entry: 2nd Year MCA 2nd Year MCA (Lateral Entry) Aptitude Test 100 400

UPSEE Syllabus

UPTU will be held for various UG and PG Courses. The subjects for the entrance exam for each course is as follows:

PAPER – 1 (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics)


  • Measurement
  • Motion in one dimension
  • Laws of Motion
  • Motion in two dimensions
  • Work, Power, and Energy
  • Linear Momentum & collisions
  • Rotation of a rigid body about a fixed axis
  • Gravitation
  • Oscillatory motion
  • Mechanics of solids and fluids
  • Heat and thermodynamics
  • Wave
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effect of Current
  • Magnetism in Matter
  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Ray Optics and optical instruments
  • Wave Optics
  • Modern Physics


  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Redox Reactions
  • Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics
  • Acid-Base Concepts
  • Colligative Properties of Solution
  • Periodic Table
  • Thermochemistry
  • General Organic Chemistry
  • Isomerism
  • IUPAC: Nomenclature of simple organic compounds.
  • Polymers
  • Carbohydrates
  • Preparation and Properties Of the Followings
  • Solid State
  • Petroleum


  • Algebra
  • Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Vectors
  • Dynamics
  • Statics

Paper– 2 (Physics, Chemistry & Biology): Syllabus for Physics and Chemistry is same as above

Biology (Zoology)

  • Origin of Life
  • Organic Evolution
  • Mechanism of Organic Evolution
  • Human Genetics and Eugenics
  • Applied Biology
  • Mammalian Anatomy (Eg. Rabbit)
  • Animal Physiology

Biology (Botany)

  • Plant Cell
  • Protoplasm
  • Ecology
  • Ecosystem
  • Genetics
  • Seeds in angiospermic plants
  • Fruits
  • Cell differentiation Plant Tissue
  • Anatomy of Root, stem, and leaf
  • Soil
  • Photosynthesis

Paper– 3 (AG-I, AG II & AG III)

AG – I

  • Agricultural Physics and Chemistry
  • Agricultural Chemistry MatterInorganic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry

AG – II: Agricultural Engineering and Statistics

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Statistics

AG – III: Agronomy & Agricultural Botany
Agronomy: Crops, Soils, Irrigation & Drainage, Agricultural Botany

Paper -4 (Aptitude Test for Architecture)

Part – A: Mathematics & Aesthetic Sensitivity

  1. Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Vectors
  • Dynamics
  • Statics

2. Aesthetic sensitivity – Aesthetic sensitivity Test is aimed to evaluate a candidate for aesthetic Perception, Imagination, and Observation; Creativity and Communication; and Architectural awareness.

Part- B: Drawing Aptitude – The Drawing Aptitude Test is aimed to evaluate a candidate for his understanding of Scale and Proportion.

Paper – 5 (Aptitude Test for General Awareness (BHMCT/BFAD/BFA))

  1. Reasoning & Logical Deduction
  • Geometrical designs & Identification
  • Selection of related letters / words / numbers / figures
  • Identification of odd thing / item out from a group
  • Completion of numerical series based on the pattern / logic
  • Fill in the blanks of the series based on the numerical pattern and logic of the series
  • Syllogisms (logic based questions), Identification of logic & selection of correct answers based on the logic
  1. Numerical Ability & Scientific Aptitude
  • Arithmetical questions up to 10th standard
  • Calculation of fraction, percentages, square roots etc.
  • Profit & Loss and Interest calculations
  • Data / Table analysis, Graph & Bar Diagram and Pie Chart analysis
  • Questions related to common use of science (Physics & Chemistry)
  • Health & Nutrition

3. General Knowledge

  • Current affairs / Events (Political, Social, Cultural & Economics)
  • Historical events
  • Geography including Tourist Places / Sports
  • Current affairs relating to Business & Trade
  • Countries & Currencies
  • Latest Who’s Who?
  • Sports & Games

4. English Language

  • Word Meanings
  • Antonyms & Synonyms
  • Meaning of Phrases & Idioms
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Complete / Improvement of the sentences with correct use of Pronouns, Verbs, Adverbs & Adjectives
  • Reading comprehension followed by questions

Paper – 6 (Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Engineering) – Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Graphics, Basic Electrical Engg., Basic Electronics Engg., Elements of computer science, Elementary Biology, Basic Workshop Practice and Physics/Chemistry/Maths of Diploma standard.

Paper– 7 (Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Pharmacy)

  • Pharmaceutics-I
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry – I
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Health Education & Community Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutics – II
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry – II
  • Harmacology and Toxicology
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
  • Drug Store and Business management
  • Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy

PAPER – 8 (Aptitude test for B.Sc. Graduate in Engineering)

  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Differential equations
  • Complex variables
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Fourier Series
  • Transform Theory

Paper – 9 (Aptitude Test for MBA)

  • Section A (English Language): Grammar, vocabulary, uncommon words, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, relationship between words & phrases and comprehension of passages.
  • Section B (Numerical Aptitude): Numerical calculation, arithmetic, simple algebra, geometry and trigonometry, Interpretation of graphs, charts and tables.
  • Section C (Thinking and Decision Making): Creative thinking, unfamiliar relationships, verbal reasoning, finding patterns trends and Assessment of figures & diagrams.
  • Section D (General Awareness): Knowledge of current affairs and other issues related to trade, industry, economy, sports, culture and science.

Paper – 10 (Aptitude Test for MCA)

  1. Mathematics
    • Modern Algebra
    • Algebra
    • Probability
    • Trigonometry
    • Co-Ordinate Geometry
    • Calculus
    • Vectors
    • Dynamics
    • Statics

2. Statistics – Theory of probability, Mean, Median, Mode, Dispersion and Standard Deviation
3. Logical Ability – Questions to test analytical and reasoning capability of candidates

Paper- 11 (Aptitude test for 2nd year MCA (Lateral Entry))

  1. Mathematical Structures
  • Modern Algebra and Matrices
  • Set Theory
  • Number Theory and Methods of Proof
  • Combinatorics and Probability

2. Computing Concepts

  • Principles of Computer Science
  • Proposition logic and Boolean Algebra
  • Numerical Techniques
  • Theory of Computation

3. Reasoning Ability – Questions in this part will be aimed to assess the reasoning and logical ability of the candidates.

Candidates can check the complete syllabus for UPTU and prepare accordingly by clicking on the link below.


The exam conducting body, i.e., AKTU has not yet released any official notification regarding the cut off marks to obtain to qualify the entrance examination. Candidates need to obtain equal to or more than the cutoff marks in order to qualify the entrance exam and be eligible for counseling.

Previous Year Cut off Percentage

You may refer to the previous year cut off percentage. However, it may be expected that there might be an increase in the number, so prepare accordingly.

Category Cut off Percentage
Unreserved 25%
SC/ST 20%

UPSEE Counselling

The candidate who qualifies the entrance exam and makes it through the merit list will be eligible to participate in UPSEE Counselling . The successful candidate shall be intimidated by the counseling schedule through Newspaper and website. However, the allotment of seat shall depend on the availability of the seats on the day of counseling.

Reservation Details

The 10% of the total sanctioned seats in Technology / Architecture courses in Private Institutions,
affiliated to AKTU, shall be opened to the candidates whose parent belongs to the State other than
Uttar Pradesh and has passed qualifying examination from an Institution located outside U.P. These seats shall be filled on the basis of UPSEE Merit. The reservation of seats for different categories shall be as follows:

Category (U.P only) Reservation of seats
SC 21%
ST 02%
OBC 27%
Dependents of Freedom Fighters 02%
Sons / Daughters of defense personnel of U.P. either retired (superannuated) or killed/disabled in action or defense personnel posted in U.P./defence personnel domicile of U.P. & posted outside U.P. 05%
Handicapped / Disabled 03%
Girls 30%

UPSEE 2016 Closing Rank
In order to give the candidate an idea of what might be the outcome of first allotment result, here we have given the data for opening and closing ranks for some of the engineering courses for which admission was done through UPSEE 2016.

Engineering Course Name Opening Rank Closing Rank
CS Engg 23 34965
Mechanical Engg 105 34984
Electrical Engg 117 34981
Electronics Engg 195 31126
IT Engg 211 34966
Aeronautical Engg 238 25785
Civil Engg 338 34992
Manufacturing Engg 343 24107
Chemical Engg 344 34775
Electronics & Communication Engg 372 34948

UPSEE Exam Center

The exam centers for OMR based and Computer based examination are different this year. The candidates can check the complete list below:

UPSEE Exam Centers for OMR Based Examinations

Agra Mathura Allahabad Ballia
Firozabad Aligarh Azamgarh Mau Bareilly
Shahjahanpur Basti Banda Gonda
Ambedkar Nagar Barabanki Faizabad Sultanpur
Deoria Gorakhpur Kushinagar Jalaun (Orai)
Jhansi Etawah Kanpur Nagar Kanpur Dehat
Lakhimpur Kheri Lucknow Raebareli Sitapur
Bulandshahr Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida/Greater Noida) Ghaziabad Meerut
Mirzapur Bijnor Moradabad Muzaffarnagar
Saharanpur Ghazipur Jaunpur Varanasi
Bhopal Dehradun Delhi Patna
Ranchi Jaipur Kolkata Mumbai

UPSEE Exam Center for Computer Based Examination

Agra Aligarh Allahabad Ambedkar Nagar
Bareilly Bijnaur Ghaziabad Gorakhpur
Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida/Greater Noida) Jhansi Kanpur Lucknow
Mathura Meerut Moradabad Muzaffarnagar

UPTU Common Entrance Exams Agricultural Entrance Exams

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