UPSEE Eligibility Requirements For B.Pharm | B.Tech | MCA Second Year (Lateral Entry)

Published on : 14th September 2017    Author : Tanvi Mittal
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Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (USPEE) also allows direct admission to the second year of various courses. Following are the eligibility requirements for UPSEE Lateral Entry admission to B.Tech., B.Pharm. and MCA:

  • Lateral entry in B.Tech, B.Pharma and MCA is open only in the colleges and institutes which are affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow. The eligibility criteria for admission to these different courses are:
  • For B.Tech: Engineering diploma holders, B.Sc. degree holders with Mathematics as a subject at XII level.
  • For B.Pharm: Diploma holders.
  • For MCA: BCA degree holders, B.Sc. Computer Science/Information Technology.
  • Candidates with three years engineering diploma from any recognised institute located in Uttar Pradesh. The minimum marks requirement is 45% for GENERAL and OBC category and 40% for SC/ST category.
  • Candidates with three years B.Sc. degree and Mathematics as one of the 10+2 subject from any recognised institute located in Uttar Pradesh are eligible for admission to any branch. The minimum marks requirement is 45% for GENERAL and OBC category and 40% for SC/ST category.
  • Candidates whose parents (Mother or Father) have a domicile of Uttar Pradesh and who have engineering diploma (three years) in any branch (except Pharmacy, Agriculture Engg. and Architecture) with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC/ST) recognised by the Board of Technical Education are eligible for direct admission to second year of any branch.
  • Candidates with three years engineering diploma in Agriculture from any recognised institute located in Uttar Pradesh are eligible for lateral entry only to Agriculture branch. The minimum marks requirement is 45% for GENERAL and OBC category and 40% for SC/ST category.
  • Candidates whose parents (Mother or Father) have a domicile of Uttar Pradesh and who have engineering diploma in Agriculture (three years) with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC/ST) recognised by the Board of Technical Education (U.P.) are eligible for direct admission to the second year of Agriculture branch only.
  • Candidates with two or three years diploma in Pharmacy from any recognised institute located in Uttar Pradesh are eligible for admission (lateral entry) in B.Pharm. only. The minimum marks requirement is 45% for GENERAL and OBC category and 40% for SC/ST category.
  • Candidates whose parents (Mother or Father) have a domicile of Uttar Pradesh and who have diploma in Pharmacy (three years) with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC/ST) recognised by the Board of Technical Education are eligible for direct admission to the second year of B.Pharm. only.
  • For MCA lateral entry admission in any college recognised by AKTU, Lucknow, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree (minimum three years duration) in BCA, B.Sc. Computer Science/IT from any recognised Indian University. The minimum aggregate marks requirement is 50% for General and OBC and 45% for SC/ST. Mathematics is a mandatory subject at 10+2 or graduation level.

 Please Note: Lateral entry (direct admission) to the second year is not permissible in B.Arch/BFAD/BHMCT/BFA/MBA courses.

Check UPSEE eligibility requirement for B.Tech./B.Arch./B.Pharm./BFAD/BHMCT/BFA here.

Check our other articles on UPSEE Eligibility Criteria for different courses.


About the Author: Tanvi Mittal

Former content manager at one of the country’s leading dailies, Tanvi Mittal specialises in academic writing. With two decades of experience and expertise in writing, she is the spearhead of Exams Planner’s content team. Commitment to brilliance and dedication to writing, strategizing and doing extensive research are her biggest passions. With only objective to provide high quality and researched based content, Tanvi constantly thrives to make a difference with her knowledge.

When not working for the betterment of students, she loves to cook and dance. Also, a great orator, Tanvi has participated in several international conferences. She has got her writings published in many journals and penned numerous short stories for kids.



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