UPSEE BHMCT 2020 Exam - Important Dates, Application Process, Eligibility, and Syllabus

Last Modified: 24 May 2024

UPSEE BHMCT, the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination for Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, is conducted by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The exam is covered under the UPSEE exam, which is a common exam conducted by the University for admission to its various Undergraduate programmes, Integrated programmes, and dual degree programmes. Under the UPSEE exam, separate papers are conducted for admission to different courses and BHMCT is one of those. We will exclusively discuss the BHMCT paper in this article. For details such as exam pattern, eligibility, syllabus, important dates of the UPSEE BHMCT 2020 exam, keep reading.

UPSEE BHMCT Latest Update: AKTU has announced the UPSEE BHMCT 2019 exam result on 3rd June 2019. The result is available at the official website under ‘UPSEE 2019 Results’ section.

UPSEE BHMCT 2020 - Quick Overview



Exam Name

Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination for Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (UPSEE BHMCT)

Exam Conducting Institute

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Uttar Pradesh

Level of Examination




Medium of exam

English and Hindi

Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper Based Test (on OMR sheet)


2 Hours

Number of Questions

100 Questions

Types of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Total Marks of the Examination

400 Marks

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UPSEE BHMCT 2020 - Important Dates

The dates provided in the table below are tentative and in accordance with the 2019 UPSEE schedule. The table will be updated when the official schedule for the year 2020 will release.

Exam Events

Important Dates

Online application process begins

Third week of January 2020

Online application process ends

Second week of March 2020

Correction in the particulars of the submitted form

First week of April 2020

Admit card availability

From Second/Third week of April 2020 till the exam date

UPSEE BHMCT 2020 exam

Third/Fourth week of April 2020

Result declaration

Last week of May/First week of June 2020

Counselling process

Third week of June 2020

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UPSEE BHMCT 2020 Eligibility

Candidates must meet the eligibility conditions before filling the UPSEE BHMCT application form. The eligibility criteria are as stated under:

Candidates must have passed 10+2 level of education (any discipline) or U.P. Board Intermediate examination or any equivalent examination from a recognised State or Central Board. The minimum aggregate marks in the qualifying examination must be 45% for General category and 40% for SC/ST category.

Candidates must note that direct admission in the second year (Lateral Entry) of the BHMCT course is NOT permissible.

UPSEE BHMCT 2020 Exam Pattern

UPSEE exam is conducted for Eight papers to get admission into different courses. Paper four of the examination is for the BHMCT programmes. The Paper is conducted through the pen-and-paper mode where the candidates are required to mark the correct response in the OMR sheet against the respective question number. Other details about the exam pattern are as under:

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Number of Questions


Duration of the Paper

2 Hours

Total Marks


Medium of Question Paper

Hindi and English

Marking Scheme

4 marks for every correct answer

Negative Marking

Not Applicable

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There will be no negative marking in the exam. However, a record of incorrect responses will be kept for preparing the merit list in case of a tie.

In case of any ambiguity in the question paper, the English version shall be considered final.

UPSEE BHMCT Syllabus 2020 -

The paper for BHMCT exam will comprise of questions to test the candidates on the following aspects:

  • Numerical Ability & Scientific Aptitude
  • Reasoning and Logical Ability
  • Knowledge of English Language
  • General Knowledge

Here is the syllabus for all the sections as prescribed by the exam conducting authority:

Numerical Ability & Scientific Aptitude

  • Arithmetical questions up to 10th standard
  • Profit & Loss and Interest calculations
  • Calculation of fractions, percentages, square roots, etc.
  • Data/Table analysis, Pie Chart analysis, and Graph & Bar Diagram
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Questions related to the common use of science (Chemistry & Physics)

Reasoning & Logical Deduction

  • Geometrical designs & Identification
  • Identification of odd thing/item out from a group
  • Selection of related letters/words/numbers/figures
  • 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

English Language

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

General Knowledge

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

UPSEE BHMCT 2020 Application Process

Candidates are required to apply for the UPSEE BHMCT exam through the online mode only via the official website of UPSEE. The application forms must be submitted within the given period of time. The application form is self-explanatory with necessary instructions wherever required. However, here is a detailed process for complete information on the application process:

  • Visit the official UPSEE website -
  • Click on the link for applying for the UPSEE 2020 Exam.
  • Proceed for the registration process and provide details such as name, Father’s name, Mother’s name, domicile, mobile number, address, email ID, etc., provide details of your qualifying exam, course applied for, choose examination centre, and complete other details in the form.
  • You will be asked to choose a security question and a password while filling the form. Keep the password safe till the admission process gets over.
  • Once you have completed all the details, check them carefully before final submission.
  • After the final submission, an application number will be generated. Note it down. The application number and the password are your login credentials for accessing your UPSEE profile for checking the admit card, result, etc.
  • Now the next step is to upload the scanned images of your passport size photograph (in JPEG format of maximum file size 100 KB) and signature (in JPEG format of maximum file size 30 KB). Upload the scanned images at their designated fields and save them to proceed to the final stage of the application process.
  • After image upload, you will be redirected to fee payment page. Select the mode of payment and make fee payment as per your category.
  • On successful payment, download the confirmation page and take a print of the same. Please don’t send the hard copy/soft copy of the confirmation page to the exam conducting authority.
  • In case the application fee transaction fails, candidates must make another transaction and the amount of failed transaction will be credited automatically to your account.

Application Fee

The application fee for the examination can be submitted online through credit card/ debit card/net banking. Additional transaction charges are to be paid by the candidate.


Application Fee Amount

For Male/Transgender candidates of General/OBC category

₹ 1300/-

For SC/ST category and Female/PH candidates of all categories

₹ 650/-

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UPSEE BHMCT 2020 HelpDesk

In case of the failed application fee transaction, if the fee amount is not refunded within FIVE days, candidates must send an email to the UPSEE helpdesk. The format for the email is as under:

To: [email protected]

Subject: Failed Transaction

Mention the following in the email:

  • Your Application Number,
  • Transaction Number,
  • Date of Birth, and
  • Aadhar Number

In case you face difficulty in filling the application form, contact at the Toll-Free number or send an email. The details:

Toll-Free Number - 1800-180-0161 (call between 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

Email ID - [email protected] (the subject of the email should be ‘Seeking Help’.)

UPSEE BHMCT Admit Card 2020

Admit cards for the UPSEE BHMCT exam will be uploaded on the official website in the second/third week of April 2020. Candidates can download the same using their login credentials. The admit card is a mandatory document for making entry to the examination hall. No candidate will be allowed to appear for the exam without showing the admit card.

UPSEE BHMCT Result 2020

The UPSEE BHMCT 2020 result will be released in the last week of May/first week of June 2020. Candidates will be able to check their scores through their profile using their application numbers and password. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of candidates’ scores in the exam and will be released after the result declaration.

UPSEE BHMCT 2020 Counselling

After the publication of the merit list, candidates are required to register for the online counselling process. The seat allotment will depend upon candidate’s merit in the UPSEE BHMCT exam, preference of college, and seat availability. After seat allotment, candidates must report to the allotted college to confirm the admission. The counselling schedule will be released at the official website.

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