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AKTU/UPTU has released the UPSEE 2018 information brochure. It is the detailed notification for Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination. The exam for B. Tech., B.Des., MCA (integrated), B.Pharm, and B.Arch will be held on April 29, 2018. Whereas, the paper for BHMCT, BFAD, BFA, MBA, B.Tech. 2nd Year, MBA, MCA, and 2nd Year MCA will be conducted on May 05 and 06, 2018. The application form for UPSEE 2018 will release on January 23, 2018. The candidates will be able to submit it online, from upsee.nic.in, until March 15, 2018. Candidates can check all the important dates, eligibility criteria, application process, schedule and more important details on UPSEE 2018 from this page.

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UPSEE 2018

This year, UPSEE 2018 will also be held in 8 cities outside Uttar Pradesh. These cities are Dehradun, Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal, Patna, Ranchi, Jaipur, Kolkata. In all 11 paper are being conducted in UPSEE 2018. 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. Furthermore, candidates can check the announced dates for the entrance exam and the expected schedule for the rest of the events of UPSEE 2018 in the table below.

Important Event Date
Release of notification for UPSEE 2018 25 Jan 2018
Opening of online registrations 23 Jan 2018
Closing of application form submission 15 Mar 2018
The last date to submit the form with late fee 31 Mar 2018
Make corrections in application form Upto 15 Apr 2018
Download admit card 20 Apr 2018
UPSEE 2018 for UG courses will be held on 29 Apr 2018
UPSEE 2018 for PG courses will be held on 05 and 06 May 2018
Issuance of answer key 03rd week of Apr 2018
Declaration of result 1st week of Jun 2018
Counselling registration 03rd week of Jun 2018
Document verification 03rd week of Jun 2018
First round of counselling will be held on 25 Jun 2018
Spot round of counselling 29 and 30 Jun 2018

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

UPSEE 2018 Schedule

The complete schedule for the examination has been released and is as follows:

Clash of the NATA 2018 and UPSEE 2018 Exam Dates: The candidates who wish to appear for NATA and UPSEE 2018 may face a bit of problem. The exam for NATA 2018 and UPSEE 2018 are being conducted on the same day on April 29, 2018. Earlier UPSEE 2018 for UG courses was being held on April 15, 2018. However, the exam date was changed to avoid clashing with the IIT JEE. Seems like the authorities did not notice the exam date for NATA 2018 was clashing with UPSEE. As of now, there has been no official announcement by the AKTU authorities in this regard.

UPSEE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Before proceeding to apply for UPSEE 2018, candidates must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility conditions as laid down by the AKTU. The eligibility criteria for AKTU 2018 is as follows:

  1. Age Limit: There is no age limit to apply for UPSEE 2018.
  2. Educational Qualification
  • B.Tech, B.Pharm, BHMCT, BFAD, BFA: Candidates must pass intermediate (class 12th) without grace marks in each compulsory subject, one optional subject. In addition, they must secure minimum 45% (40% for SC / ST) aggregate in 3 subjects.
  • B.Arch: Candidates must pass intermediate (class 12th). Also, they must secure minimum 50% in aggregate. Moreover, they should have passed each compulsory and one optional subject without grace marks. Those who have three years Diploma in Architecture (10+3) with 50% at least without grace are also eligible. In this case, they will appear for UPSEE 2018 B.Arch entrance exam.
  • Eligible candidates for B.Tech are also eligible for B.Tech Bio-Technology and B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering).

Subject Combinations for UPSEE 2018

Course Compulsory Subjects Any One Of Following Subjects
B.Tech Physics, Mathematics Chemistry, Bio technology, Biology, Technical Vocational subject
B.Tech Bio Technology Physics, Mathematics or Bio-Technology Chemistry, Bio Technology, Technical Vocational subject
B.Arch Physics, Mathematics Chemistry, Computer Science, Biology, Engineering Drawing, Technical Vocational subject
B.Pharm Physics, Chemistry Mathematics, Bio Technology, Biology, Technical Vocational Subject
B.Tech Agr Agricultural discipline
BHMCT Any discipline
BFAD Any discipline
BFA Any discipline

UPSEE 2018 Application Form

An applicant can successfully apply for UPTU 2018 by following the instructions given below.

  • First of all, Aadhaar card will be required to apply.
  • AKTU will release online application form at upsee.nic.in.
  • Applicants need to register first by filling up Personal Details and other details. Submit the registration details to obtain the Application Number.
  • Next, upload scanned images of photograph, signature as per the specification.
  • After filling in details and uploading the necessary images, applicants can proceed to make payment for the application fee via Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking and submit the online application.
  • On completion of the above-given steps, take a print out of the completed application form and keep it for future reference.

Application Fee: The application fee for the examination has increased due to the GST charges. It is Rs. 1300 for the candidates belonging to OBC, General, and Transgender category. However, candidates belonging SC / ST / Female / PH candidate is Rs. 650 only. The amount of fee can only be paid online, through Net Banking or Debit/Credit Card.

UPSEE 2018 Admit Card

The UPSEE 2018 Admit Card will be available for download in online mode only. Only those candidates will be able to download the admit card who will successfully register for the exam. To download the admit card, applicants have to enter details such as Application Number, Password. The Admit Card for UPSEE 2018 consist of the basic information about the exam such as Exam date, timings and center, It is mandatory for candidates to bring the hard copy of the UPTU Admit Card at the examination center.

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 2018 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 2018 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

UPSEE 2018 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 2018 Syllabus

UPTU 2018 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.

UPSEE 2018 Answer Key

Afer the UPSEE 2018 exam is done successfully, the AKTU/ UPTU will release the answer key. The UPSEE 2018 Answer Key shall be published by last week of May 2018 in pdf format. With the help of the answer key, candidates can check cross check their answers and calculate their probable score. Also, the applicant can estimate their chances of qualifying the entrance examination. Applicants need to calculate their score as per the marking scheme, explained above.

UPSEE 2018 Result

The result for UPSEE 2018 will be published online at upsee.nic.in. The candidates will be shortlisted for admission on the basis of the merit in the entrance examination. As per previous year’s information, the candidates may get their answer sheets scrutinized on payment of Rs. 5000/- per paper within seven days of the declaration of result. Separate Merit Lists for each course will be prepared on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the entrance examination. Also, after the declaration of result, merit position, score-card with total marks and marks obtained in each subject shall be available on the website.

UPSEE 2018 Cut Off

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 2018 Counselling

The candidate who qualifies the entrance exam and makes it through the merit list will be eligible to participate in UPSEE Counselling 2018. 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 2018 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

To check and download the UPSEE 2018 Information Brochure – Click Here

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