JEECUP 2022 Eligibility Criteria - Age Limit and Educational Qualification

Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023

The Joint Entrance Examination Council Uttar Pradesh (JEECUP) conducts the Uttar Pradesh Joint Entrance Examination (Polytechnic) for admission to Diploma, Post Diploma, and Post Graduate Diploma in Engineering, Technology, and Management courses offered at the polytechnic colleges in Uttar Pradesh.

The UP JEE Polytechnic exam is conducted offline mode for different courses. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility conditions for the course they are interested in before applying for the exam. Here are the detailed eligibility requirements for the UPJEE Polytechnic exam.

UP JEE Polytechnic Exam 2022 - Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

The minimum/ lower age limit for the exam is 14 years as on 1st July 2022.

There is no maximum/ upper age limit for the exam.

UP JEE Polytechnic Educational Qualification

The exam is conducted for different groups. The eligibility for all the groups is as mentioned:



Minimum Eligibility


Engineering & Technology Diploma

10th passed with a minimum of 35% marks. Candidates who appeared in the exam are also eligible.


Agriculture Engineering

10th passed/ appeared (Agriculture) with minimum 35% marks or Agriculture Subject in class 12th


Fashion Design, Home science & Textile design engineering

10th passed/ appeared with a minimum of 35% marks


Modern Office Management & Secretarial Practice

12th passed/ appeared (Hindi and English subjects in 10th or 12th)

Library & Information Science

12th passed/ appeared

E1 (Bio) and E2 (Math)

Diploma in Pharmacy

Passed in 10+2 with Physic and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with Maths / Biology (Zoology and Botany)


Post Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Tissue culture)

B.Sc. passed/ appeared with Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry


Post Graduate Diploma course

Graduate in any discipline (passed/ appeared)


Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology

12th passed/ appeared with 35% marks


Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

12th Science passed/ appeared and aggregate 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.

K1 to K8

Lateral entry in 2nd Year of Engineering & Technology Diploma courses

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Eligibility for Lateral Entry (K1 to K8)

Through Lateral entry, candidates can get admission directly into the 2nd year of the Engineering diploma course. The general eligibility criteria are:

  • Intermediate Science
  • Intermediate Science with Technical/ Vocational subjects
  • ITI Trade (Minimum 2 years) in their respective trades

Here are the eligibility details for various courses:



Minimum Eligibility


Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering (Environment & Pollution Control)

Painter(General) (Only class 10th passed candidate is eligible)

COE (Construction and Wood Working), COE (Draftsman Civil)


Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering (Industrial Control),

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Electrician(Power Distribution) Electrician, Electroplater, WireMan (Only class 10th passed candidate is eligible), COE(Electric Sector)


Electronics Engineering, Electronics Engg. (Modern Consumer Electronics Appliances), Electronics Engg. (Micro Electronics), Electronics Engineering(Advance Microprocessor & Interface)

Mechanic Medical Electronics, Radiology Technician, Technician Power Electronics System, Electronic Mechanic, Mechanic Cum Operator Electronics Communication Systems, Mechanic Consumer Electronics Appliances OR Mechanic Consumer Electronics, Instrument Mechanic, Radio/ TV Mechanic, COE(Electronics Sector


Mechanical Engineering (Automobile), Mechanical Engineering (Computer Aided Design), Mechanical Engineering (Production), Mechanical Engineering (Refrigeration & Airconditioning), Mechanical Engineering (Maintenance)

Mechanic(Motor Vehicle), Mechanic (Refrigeration and Air Conditioning), Mechanic (Agriculture Machinery), Turner, Lift & Escalator Mechanic, COE (Production and Manufacturing Sector), COE (Automobile Sector), COE (Fabrication-Fitting and Welding Sector), COE (Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Sector), Tool and Die Maker (Die and Moulds), Mechanic (Machine Tool Maintenance), Machinist, Machinist (Grinder), Draftsman (Mechanical), Fitter, Tool and Die Maker (Press Tools, Jigs and Fixtures)


Information Technology, Computer Science and Engineering

Information Technology, Information Communication Technology and Electronics System Maintenance OR Information Technology and Electronics System Maintenance, COE (IT Sector)


Printing Technology



Fashion Design & Garment Technology



Textile Technology

Weaving Technician

Textile Wet Processing Technician

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Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the JEECUP 2022 application form.