UPSEE 2020 Exam – Application Form (Released), Eligibility, Syllabus for B.Tech and B.Arch Courses

Last Modified: 08 Jun 2024

Looking for admission to first year of B.Tech./ B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering)/ B.Tech. (Biotechnology)/ B.Pharm./ B.Des./ B.Arch./ BFA/ BFAD/ BHMCT/ MBA/ MCA/ MBA (Integrated)/ MCA (Integrated) and second year (lateral entry) of MCA/ B.Pharm./ B.Tech.?

You must prepare well for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination. The UPSEE 2020 entrance examination will be conducted for admission to degree level engineering institutions and other professional colleges. The entrance exam has been assigned to Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow. Central Admission Board or CAB is further consented to supervise and control the UPSEE exam. Candidates will only be eligible for admission to the first year and second year (lateral entry) degree programs if they clear the entrance examination. The eligible candidates will get admission in more than 500 colleges or technical institutions affiliated to the programmes of AKTU.

UPSEE 2020 Latest Updates – The Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination, UPSEE has begun the online UPSEE 2020 application process at the official website i.e. Candidates can participate and enrol their entry for UPSEE 2020 registration process from 27th January 2020 and will close on 15th March 2020. The exam for the same will be held on 10th May 2020.

Admission to First Year Courses –

4 years B.Tech./B. Tech.(Ag. Engg.) Course

4 years B. Tech (Biotechnology) Course

4 years B. Pharm. Course

5 years B. Arch. Course

4 years B. Des. Course

4 years BHMCT Course

4 years B Voc Course

4 years BFAD Course

4 years BFA Courses

2 years MBA Course

3 years MCA Course

5 years MCA (Integrated) Course

5 years MBA (Integrated) Course

5 years M Tech (Dual Degree) Course

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Admission to Second-Year Courses –

Admission to second year courses, including B.Tech./ MCA/ B.Pharm., etc. will be done through lateral entry (direct admission). For more details, read here.

UPSEE 2020 Important Dates (Tentative)

Here, candidates can check all the important dates of UPSEE 2020 exam:



UPSEE 2020 application process begins (for both PG and UG)

27th January 2020 (Ongoing)

Last date to fill UPSEE 2020 application form

15th March 2020

Date for UPSEE 2020 form correction window

16th March 2020 to 03rd April 2020

Availability of UPSEE 2020 admit card

Third week of April 2020 till the exam commencement date

UPSEE 2020 exam (UG and PG)  

10th May 2020

Availability of UPSEE 2020 result

June 2020

Beginning of the UPSEE 2020 counselling round

July 2020

Beginning of UPSEE 2020 spot counselling

August 2020

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UPSEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Before you appear in the qualifying entrance examination, i.e. UPSEE 2020 for admission to various engineering courses it is important for you to check whether you meet the eligibility criteria prescribed by the exam-conducting Authority. Filling up the application form won’t give you license to appear in the exam if you are found ineligible.

Indian Candidates

NRI Candidates

  • Must have passed Class XII or 10+2
  • Must have scored 50% marks in aggregate from reputed institutes
  • For candidates belonging to SC/ ST categories, they need to show 45% marks in aggregate from reputed institutions
  • Must have passed Class XII or 10+2 or equivalent
  • Should have passed from a deemed university or institute with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Must have appeared in SAT – II exam with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics level II C

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AKTU/UPSEE 2020 Application Process

The online application process for UPSEE 2020 has been started from 27th January 2020 and will end on 15th March 2020. Well to participate in UPSEE 2020 successfully, you have got to look for the official website to submit the application form. Online is the only mode of application for the UPSEE exam 2020. Visit the official website, create your login details by furnishing authentic information and upload documents, including the digital images of the signature and the photograph.

Release the payment (INR 1,300/- for General Candidates and INR 650/- for SC/ST and PH candidates), download the submitted application and take a printout.

AKTU/UPSEE 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam will have 8 papers with objective type questions (except Drawing Aptitude Test). All papers will be OMR based Test only. The candidates appearing in the exam must opt for papers subject to their eligibility.



Questions (Objective Type)


Paper I

Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

150 questions (50 questions from each subject)


Paper II

Physics, Biology and Chemistry

150 questions (50 questions from each subject)


Paper III

Aptitude Test for Architecture &

Design (Part A: Aesthetic Sensitivity and Mathematics and Part B: Drawing Aptitude)

100 questions (50 questions from each subject) and Two Questions for Drawing Aptitude


Paper IV



100 questions


Paper V

Aptitude Test for B.Sc. Graduates in

Engineering (Lateral Entry)/ 2nd Year

MCA (Lateral Entry)

100 questions


Paper VI

Aptitude Test for MCA / MBA

100 questions


Paper VII

Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in

Pharmacy (Lateral Entry)

100 questions


Paper VIII

Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in

Engineering (Lateral Entry)

100 questions


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  • There is no negative marking
  • 4 marks will be give for every correct answer

AKTU/UPSEE 2020 Syllabus

Candidates must prepare themselves well for examination based on the following UPSEE syllabus 2020

Paper I (Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry) –




Laws of Motion

Redox Reactions


Work, Power, and Energy

Acid-Base Concepts


Rotation of a rigid body about a fixed axis

Atomic Structure


Mechanics of solids and fluids

Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics

Co-ordinate Geometry


Chemical Bonding


Current Electricity

Periodic Table


Magnetism in Matter



Ray Optics and optical instruments

Colligative Properties of Solution


Modern Physics






Motion in one dimension

General Organic Chemistry


Motion in two dimensions



Linear Momentum & collisions

IUPAC: Nomenclature of simple organic compounds





Heat and thermodynamics




Solid State


Magnetic Effect of Current

Preparation and Properties Of the Followings


Electromagnetic induction


Wave Optics


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Paper II (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) –

Syllabus for Chemistry and Physics is the same as above. Biology (Botany and Zoology) syllabus is mentioned underneath.

Biology (Zoology)

Biology (Botany)

Organic Evolution


Origin of Life

Plant Cell

Human Genetics and Eugenics


Mechanism of Organic Evolution


Mammalian Anatomy


Applied Biology


Animal Physiology

Cell differentiation Plant Tissue






Anatomy of Root, stem, and leaf

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Paper III (AG I, AG II and AG III) –




Agricultural Chemistry Matter: Inorganic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry

Agricultural Statistics

Agronomy: Crops, Soils, Irrigation & Drainage, Agricultural Botany

Agricultural Physics and Chemistry

Agricultural Engineering


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Paper IV (Aptitude Test for Architecture) –

Part A: Mathematics & Aesthetic Sensitivity

Part B: Drawing Aptitude

Mathematics: Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Probability, Co-ordinate Geometry, Vectors, Statics, Dynamics

The drawing test or Drawing Aptitude Test will assess the candidate’s understanding of Scale and Proportion.

Aesthetic sensitivity: This will test candidate’s Creative and Communication, Imagination, Perception and Observation and Architectural awareness


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

Reasoning & Logical Deduction

General Knowledge

Numerical Ability & Scientific Aptitude

English Language

Geometrical designs & Identification

Current affairs / Events (Political, Social, Cultural & Economics)

Calculation of fraction, percentages, square roots etc.

Antonyms & Synonyms

Identification of odd thing/item out from a group

Current affairs relating to Business & Trade

Arithmetical questions up to 10th standard

Word Meanings

Selection of related letters / words / numbers / figures

Geography including Tourist Places / Sports

Profit & Loss and Interest calculations

Complete / Improvement of the sentences with the correct use of Verbs, Pronouns, Adverbs and Adjectives

Fill in the blanks of the series based on the numerical pattern and logic of the series

Historical events

Data / Table analysis, Graph & Bar Diagram and Pie Chart analysis

Meaning of Phrases & Idioms

Completion of numerical series based on the pattern/logic

Countries & Currencies

Health & Nutrition

Fill in the blanks

Syllogisms (logic based questions), Identification of logic & selection of correct answers based on the logic

Sports & Games

Questions related to the common use of science (Physics & Chemistry)

Reading comprehension followed by questions

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Paper VI (Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Engineering) –

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Basic Electrical Engg.
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Basic Electronics Engg.
  • Elementary Biology
  • Elements of computer science
  • Basic Workshop Practice and Physics/ Maths/Chemistry of Diploma standard.

Paper VII (Aptitude Test for B.Sc. Graduate in Engineering) –

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

Paper VIII (Aptitude Test for B.Sc. Graduate in Engineering) –

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

UPSEE 2020 Admit Card

Admit card for UPSEE 2020 will be released in the second-third week of April on the official website of UPSEE AKTU 2020. Candidates can download the same and take necessary measures for the exam.

UPSEE 2020 Results

Results of UPSEE 2020 will be declared on the official website after the completion of the entrance exam. Rank will be given based on the marked scored by the candidates. Then will further be called for UPSEE 2020 counselling.

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