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About UPSEE 2018

UPSEE 2018 is an entrance exam conducted by Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow. UPSEE 2018 is conducted for admission to all the Technical Institutions and Colleges affiliated to the AKTU Lucknow. Admissions in some of the courses in the other Universities of U.P. are also made through UPSEE.  AKTU Lucknow (Previously known as UPTU) conducts Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) for admissions into government-aided institutions and private unaided institutions associated to UPTU for the session 2018-19. 

More About UPSEE

It is an entrance exam for admission into Engineering, Architecture, Pharmacy, Management courses. Depending on the course applied for, the candidates will have to appear in different Papers. The details of the other courses along with the papers are given below at the end of the page. Candidates can check the same in the section of other important details. 

  • First Year of B.Tech./ B.Arch./ B.Des./ B.Pharm./ BHMCT/ BFAD/ BFA/ MBA/ MBA (Integrated)/ MCA/ MCA (Integrated)
  • 2nd Year of B. Tech./B.Pharm./MCA (Lateral Entry)

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UPSEE 2018 Dates




UPSEE Application Begins

23 January 2018

UPSEE Application Ends

15 March 2018

UPSEE Application Form Correction

Up to 5 April 2018

UPSEE Admit Card

20 April 2018 onwards
until Exam Date

UPSEE UG/ PG Exam Date

  • 29 April 2018 
  • 5 & 6 May 2018

UPSEE Result

June 1st week 2018

Quick Links:

Application Form

UPSEE Important Date

Admit Card 2018

UPSEE 2018 Syllabus

UPSEE Result 2018

NRI Admission in UPTU


UPSEE 2018 B.Tech and B.Arch Exam Schedule

The examination schedule of B.Tech, B.Arch and other UG Courses for the UPSEE has been released. The candidates need to know that the exam schedule for all the courses is different. The cand

UPSEE Exam Schedule

UPSEE can be taken by All India Students


The 20% of seats based on JEE Main Merit: State Government of Uttar Pradesh has also authorised 20% of total approved seats available in all affiliated Private Institutions only to be filled by JEE Main 2018 merit for admission to Technology/Architecture courses.

  • 10% seats will be filled by non-U.P domicile candidates on U.P. State merit using U.P. reservation policy
  • All India Merit candidates will fill the remaining 10% seats without reservation subject to eligibility conditions.

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UPSEE 2018 Eligibility criteria

Age Limit: There is no age limit set by the exam authorities to appear in UPSEE 2018.

Academic Qualification: Refer to this table to see the compulsory and optional subjects that the student must have passed or will be appearing in Class 12 or equivalent. 

UPSEE Eligibility Criteria for different courses

The UPSEE is an entrance exam for admission into engineering, architecture, pharmacy, management courses. The merit requirement is laid down by All India Council of Technical Education, New Delhi for various programmes which are updated from time to time. However, the eligibility criteria are given below is based on last year.

For B.Tech/ B.Pharm: For B.Tech/B.Pharm first-year admission the candidate must have passed 10+2 from U.P Board or any other recognised board. Minimum marks without grace are required in each compulsory subjects and one optional subject has taken together. However, the SC/ ST candidates are required 40% marks 

For B.Arch: Candidates who want admission in B.Arch Course has to appear in UPSEE 2018 paper 4. For B.Arch First year admission, a candidate must have clearly passed intermediate examination of U. P. Board or Class 12 or its equivalent from any recognised Board / University and securing 

  • Minimum 50% marks in aggregate
  • Clearly passed all the compulsory and optional subjects without grace marks
  • The candidates who have appeared or are to appear in the qualifying exam and their results are also awaited eligible for this exam.
  • Candidate with three years Diploma in Architecture (10+3) recognised by Central / State Govt., is also eligible for the first-year admission to  B. Arch. Provided the candidate has qualified the Diploma examination securing minimum 50% marks in aggregate without grace.

For B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering): The candidates who are eligible for the B.Tech. Courses are also eligible for B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering). If a candidate is not eligible for UPSEE 2018 and he appears in the entrance exam, then he/she will not be given admission in any of the colleges of  A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University.

For All Other Categories: Minimum 45% marks.The candidates who have appeared or are to appear in the qualifying exam and their results are also awaited eligible for UPSEE 2018. In the case of board/ university giving grades in the qualifying exam, a percentage equivalence certificate should be submitted at the time of UPTU counselling. All candidates who are eligible for B.Tech are also eligible for B.Tech Agriculture Engineering Course.

UPSEE Eligibility Criteria for NRI candidates

15% seats in all private institutes will be filled by NRI Quota and candidates claiming seats under this quota need not appear in UPSEE 2018.

  • The students should have passed the required qualifying examination and should include the subject (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) from an Institution that is located outside India.
  • The exam should be considered equivalent to Class 12 and should be recognised by AIU. or passed (GCE) examination with Physics, Chemistry and Higher Mathematics (A) from London / Cambridge / Sri Lanka.
  • The candidates should also have appeared in SAT-II examination with Mathematics level II C, Physics and Chemistry.

NRI Admission in UPTU

UPSEE Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Nationals, Persons of Indian Origin, Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries.

  • Candidates applying under this category will have to submit a copy of passport or any other equivalent evidence in support of their Nationality.
  • Must have passed the qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, which is considered equivalent to (10+2) examination by the Association of Indian Universities.

NOTE: The candidates who have passed qualifying examination from other than Uttar Pradesh, State and whose parents are not domicile of Uttar Pradesh state are not eligible for the direct admission to the second year of B.Tech/ B.Pharm and MCA (Lateral Entry)

UPSEE 2018 Application form and Admit Card

UPSEE Application Process has started for the admission to Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) to pursue various UG/ PG courses. The application form can be filled before the due date i.e. 15 March 2018. The candidates have to select the papers and subjects for appearing in the entrance exam according to their eligibility. UPSEE Online Application form consists of following three simple steps.

  • Registration
  • Filling up Application Form
  • Uploading Documents
  • Payment

Submission of the Application Form

The candidates after filling up the application form need to submit it online only. The candidates do not need to send the filled in form to any of the authority. However, it is a prior responsibility of the candidates to ensure that the details filled by them are correct in all aspect. Once satisfied, submit the application form.

UPSEE 2018 Application Form

UPSEE 2018 Admit Card - Download Here

UPSEE Admit Card will be available to download from 20 April 2018 onwards until the Exam Date. The candidates who have submitted their duly filled in application form will be able to download the admit card. Candidates need to know that UPSEE Admit Card will not be dispatched through the post to the candidates, so no correspondence in this regard will be considered. Admit Card is an important document to be carried at the exam centre.

UPSEE Admit Card 2018

UPSEE 2018 Fees

In order to complete the application process, the candidates are required to pay the application fee. The amount of fee is different as per the category. Hence, the candidates are suggested to make the payment as per their category only.

UPSEE 2018 Application Fee



Male / Transgender candidates
of General & OBC category
Female candidates / Physically Handicapped
and SC/ST candidates
Rs. 650

UPSEE 2018 Result and Counselling

UPSEE 2018 written examination to be held on 29 April 2018 and 5 & 6 May 2018 (depends upon the courses). UPSEE Result is expected to be declared by June 1st week 2018. After the declaration of result, the candidate can get his/her answer sheets scrutinised on payment of Rs. 5000 per paper within seven days of the declaration of result.The application for scrutiny may be submitted to the Registrar (UPSEE), A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University, Lucknow in writing.

UPSEE 2018 Result 

NRI Candidates B.Tech and B.Arch Admission


  • Eligible NRI candidates can get direct admission on 5% seats of the total seats in Govt. / Govt. aided and Private Institutions having approval from AICTE for NRI seats on merit, subject to the latest instructions of Govt. of U.P.  Such candidates need not appear in need not appear in UPSEE 2018.
  • The NRI  candidates opting for B.Arch. have to appear in an Aptitude Test which will be conducted on the day of counselling.
  • The details regarding Admission of NRI candidates will be released by the by the University in May 2018.

UPSEE Counselling 2018

UPSEE 2018 counselling is likely to begin from the last week of June 2018. Candidates are required to attend counselling according to their UPSEE rank obtained in UPSEE 2018 examination. The allotment of the seat through counselling will be carried out strictly as per the UPSEE merit of the candidate, subject to the preference given for the seats and availability of seat in the category.The counselling fee paid after the allotment of seat will not be refunded in any case.

Grade Equivalence Certificate: In the case of boards which provide only grades and not marks, the candidates should obtain the certificate of equivalence of the scores to the grade allotted from their respective board at the time of counselling.

UPSEE 2018 Counselling

Reservation of Seats in UPSEE

The UPSEE qualified candidates will fill 65% of the total B.Tech/BArch seats and 85% seats in all the other remaining courses at all Private Institutions. However, the percentage of the reservation of the seats for the different category is given below.



Scheduled Caste of U.P


Scheduled Tribe of U.P


Other Backward Classes of U.P



  • Reserved Seats for NRI through Management Quota: Uttar Pradesh Govt. has permitted 15% of total approved seats available in Private Institutions to be filled by the NRI candidates under Management quota.
  • The vacant seats in NRI quota will be filled up by eligible son/daughter / real brother /real sister of NRIs.

UPSEE 2018 Exam pattern

UPSEE question papers for undergraduate admissions (except UPSEE Paper 4) will be in Hindi and English both. In all cases, the Standard English numerals will be used.For admission into B.Tech (Bio-Technology), the students can either appear in Paper 1 or Paper 2. Candidates who have qualified three years Diploma in Agriculture Engineering eligible for admission to the Second Year of Agriculture Engg. Branch only. They need to appear in Paper 3.

UPSEE 2018 Scoring and Negative Marking 

  • UPSEE (OMR mode) will be conducted for four papers with objective multiple type questions except for Drawing Aptitude test (Part B of UPSEE Paper 4).There will be objective type questions, and each question carries four marks. 
  • There is no Negative Marking.
  • Answers to UPSEE Question Paper are to be marked using (Black / Blue)  ballpoint pen only. 

Mode of UPSEE 2018 Exam

Paper Number Mode of Exam
Paper 1-4 Pen and Paper Mode
Paper 5-12 Computer Based Mode


UPSEE 2018 Syllabus 

UPSEE 2018 Question Paper Pattern

The UPSEE Question Paper Pattern for the B.Tech and B.Arch course is given below. The candidates can check the question paper pattern and the number of questions asked in each specialization.

UPSEE B.Tech Exam Pattern - Paper 1, Paper 2 and 3



B.Tech / Agri Engg.

B.Tech Bio Tech








Total Questions




UPSEE B. Arch Exam Pattern - Paper 4


Questions Marks

Part-A: Mathematics
and Aesthetic Sensitivity

Mathematics: 50 Questions
Aesthetic Sensitivity: 50 Questions
Part–B: Drawing Aptitude

Two questions to
test drawing aptitude.

Total  - 500


UPSEE Previous Year Question Paper

UPSEE Mock Test 

The Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University. Uttar Pradesh will give a facility of mock test for the candidates. The candidates with the help of mock tests can judge their revision and can work over some of the topics which they have not mastered.  

The mock tests encourage them to focus future learning in weak areas. It can tell which topics have been successfully learned and which areas need more work. Link for the mock test will be available here, the candidates will require their Roll number, Password etc. to access that. 

UPSEE Mock Test - Click Here
(The link will be updated soon)

UPSEE 2018 Important details

Lateral Entry Admission through UPSEE 2018

UPSEE is also for admission to 2nd-year lateral entry for the following courses

  • B.Tech
  • B.Pharm
  • MCA

All Institutions affiliated to Gautam Budh Technical University & Mahamaya Technical University admit students through centralised counselling of Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University.

Courses Offered Admission through UPSEE 2018

UPSEE is conducted for admission to 1st Year of the following courses:


Duration of Course

B. Tech

4 Years

B. Arch

5 Years

B.Tech ( Agriculture Engineering)

4 Years


4 Years


4 Years


4 Years


4 Years


3 Years


2 Years

Integrated MAM Course

5 Years


UPSEE Papers for B.Tech, B.Arch and Other Courses

UPSEE Courses 1

The papers from 6 to 11 fall under the other courses which include lateral entry and the postgraduate courses. The candidates can find the details of the courses along with the mentioning of the papers for each course by the table.

UPSEE Courses 2

UPSEE Test Centres 2018

UPSEE 2018 will be conducted in the following Test Centres (as per last years test centres).  It is a state level exam. Therefore, most of the exam centres are located within Uttar Pradesh. As some seats are also available for non-domicile students so the UPSEE will be conducted in cities outside Uttar Pradesh. 

UPSEE Examination centre

UPSEE 2018 Test Cities

Compulsory Subjects for each course in UPSEE



Compulsory Subjects

Anyone of the following Subjects

B.Tech/ B.Des/ MCA (Integrated)

Physics & Mathematics

Chemistry/ Bio-Technology /

Biology / Technical Vocational subject

B Tech (Bio-Technology)

(i) Physics & (ii) Mathematics OR Biology

Chemistry/ Bio-Technology / 
Technical Vocational subject


Physics & Mathematics

Chemistry/ Computer Science/ 
Biology/ Engineering Drawing/ 
Technical Vocational Subject


Physics & Chemistry

Mathematics/ Bio-Technology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational Subject

B.Tech (Agriculture Engg)

Agriculture discipline

BHMCT/ BFAD/ BFA/ MBA (Integrated)

Any discipline


UPTU BTech Branches and Seats 

UPSEE 2018 Contact


Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University 
Uttar Pradesh IET Campus, 
Sitapur Road, Lucknow – 226 021 (U.P)

Contact Details:

Phone: 0522 – 2732193, Fax: 0522 – 2732185
E-Mail: registrar@uptu.ac.in
Website: https://www.aktu.ac.in

UPSEE Help Desks for helping students in filling up UPSEE Application Form

Toll-free Number: 1800-180-0161 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
E-Mail: upsee2018helpdesk@aktu.ac.in

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