UPJEE (Polytechnic) | JEECUP 2020 | UP Polytechnic Entrance Exam - Complete Guide

UP Polytechnic

UP Polytechnic Entrance Exam or UP Joint Entrance Examination (Polytechnic) (UPJEE (P)) is also known as Joint Entrance Examination Council of Uttar Pradesh (JEECUP). It is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the Joint Entrance Examination Council (Sanyukt Pravesh Pariksha Parishad, Uttar Pradesh). Candidates interested in getting admission to Diploma/Post Diploma/ Post Graduate Diploma courses in Technology, Engineering, and Management can appear for the exam. Admission is offered in 1296 Polytechnic and other institutes affiliated to the Board of Technical Education., U.P for 67 different courses.

UP JEE Polytechnic Latest Update - The Joint Entrance Examination Council, Uttar Pradesh has announced the new dates for the UPJEE (Polytechnic) exam 2020. The exam for Group A and E will be held on 19th July 2020. Earlier, the last date for online application submission was extended till 20th May 2020.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, candidates are also asked to make the required changes in their previously opted exam centers. So, that they can reach the exam center without any difficulty.

UP JEE Polytechnic 2020 - Quick Overview

Name of the exam

JEECUP or UPJEE Polytechnic

Exam conducting body

Joint Entrance Examination Council (JEEC), Uttar Pradesh

Exam Level


Mode of application


Mode of exam

Offline for Group A

Computer Based Test for Gropu B to I and K1 to K8

Duration fo exam

3 hours

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Medium of exam

English and Hindi

UP Polytechnic 2020 Important Dates

Important dates of the exam as announced by the exam conducting authority are as under:

Exam Events

Important Dates

Online application process begins

1st January 2020

Last date to submit the application form

20th May 2020 (Extended)

Application correction

21st to 25th May 2020

Admit Card availability

A week before the exam

JEECUP Exam 2020

19th July 2020 (9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon) – Group A

19th July 2020 (02:30 PM to 05:30 PM) – Group E

25th July 2020 (9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)

 – Group B to I

25th July 2020 (02:30 PM to 05:30 PM) – K1 to K8

Answer Key release date

To be announced later

Result declaration

To be announced later

Counselling/Seat Allotment begins

To be announced later

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UP Polytechnic 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

The UPJEE 2020 is all set to be held on 19th and 25th July in two different shifts. Here are the details on the UP Polytechnic exam pattern:

  • Mode of Examination: The exam is conducted in the offline mode for Group A (Engineering/ Technology courses) and in Computer Based Mode for other courses.
  • Type of Questions: Objective type questions are asked in the exam.
  • Number of Questions: Each group has only one paper with 100 questions.
  • The language of Question Paper: All question papers will be in two languages – Hindi and English.

Questions are framed from different topics for each group. You can check out the details in the official notification.

UP Polytechnic 2020 Eligibility

Age Limit

The minimum age limit of the applicant should be 14 years as on 1st July of the year of examination. If the exam is being conducted in the year 2018, the minimum age of the candidate should be 14 years as on 1st July 2020.

State Eligibility

Candidate of UP domicile will be given preference over non-UP domicile candidate. A UP domicile candidate is the one who meets any one of the following conditions:

  • Parents have UP domicile.
  • Candidates have passed the qualifying exam from UP.
  • Any of the parents is an employee of the Central Government and is posted in UP.

Educational Qualification

The exam is conducted for different groups and all groups have different educational requirements which are stated as under:



Minimum Educational Eligibility


Engineering & Technology Diploma

Passed/Appeared in Class X with minimum 35% marks


Agriculture Engineering

Passed/Appeared in Class X with Agriculture subject and minimum 35% marks


Fashion Design, Home science and Textile design and engineering

Passed/Appeared in Class X with minimum 35% marks


Modern Office Management & Secretarial Practice

Passed/Appeared in Class XII with both Hindi and English subjects in class X and XII

Library & Information Science

Passed/Appeared in class XII

E1 (Biology) and E2 (Mathematics)

Diploma in Pharmacy

Passed class XII with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics


Post Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Tissue culture)

Passed/Appeared in B.Sc. with Biology, Biochemistry/Chemistry


Post Graduate Diploma course

Passed/Appeared in Graduate degree (any discipline)


Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology

Passed/Appeared in class XII with minimum 35% marks


Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

Passed/Appeared in class XII (Science stream) with aggregate 50% in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics


1. Civil Engineering 2.Civil Engineering (Environment & Pollution Control)

Intermediate (Science) or ITI (minimum 2 years) in:

  • COE (Construction and Wood Working)
  • COE (Draftsman Civil)
  • Painter (class X passed candidates are eligible)



1. Electrical Engineering

2. Electrical Engineering (Industrial Control) 1.Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Intermediate (Science) or ITI (minimum 2 years) in:

  • Electrician
  • Electrician (Power Distribution)
  • Electroplater
  • COE (Electric Sector)
  • Wireman (class X passed candidates are eligible)



1. Electronics Engineering

2. Electronics Engg. (Modern Consumer Electronics Appliances)

3. Electronics Engg. (Micro Electronics) 4. Electronics Engineering(Advance Microprocessor & Interface)

Intermediate (Science) or ITI (minimum 2 years) in:

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


1. Mechanical Engineering (Automobile)

2. Mechanical Engineering (Production)

3. Mechanical Engineering (Maintenance)

4. Mechanical Engineering (Refrigeration & Airconditioning)

5. Mechanical Engineering (Computer Aided Design)

Intermediate (Science) or ITI (minimum 2 years) in:

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


1. Information technology

2. Computer Science and Engineering

Intermediate (Science) or ITI (minimum 2 years) in:

Information Technology

COE (IT Sector)

Information Communication Technology and Electronics System Maintenance


Printing Technology



Fashion Design & Garment Technology



Textile Technology

Weaving Technician

Textile Wet Processing Technician

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Check out complete details in the official information brochure.

UP Polytechnic 2020 Application Process

The last date for submission of the JEECUP 2020 application forms has been extended till 20th May. On the other hand, candidates will provide an opportunity to edit their applications from 21st to 25th May 2020 via online mode only. Interested candidates can visit the official website for completing the application process. Here are the steps:

How to Apply for UPJEE (Polytechnic)?

  • Candidates can apply for the exam online through the official website - https://jeecup.nic.in.
  • Go to the website and click on the “Apply” link.
  • Register for the exam, you will receive an ID and password.
  • Log-in with the registered ID and password and complete the application form. Details such as Aadhaar number, parents’ name, DOB, gender, category, contact details, qualification details, etc. are asked in the application form.
  • Candidates are also required to upload scanned images of their photograph and signature.
  • Make application fee payment to complete the process.
  • You can take print out of the filled-in application form for future references.

JEE UP Polytechnic Application Fee

Application fee amount is to be paid as per the category of the candidate. Fee details are mentioned below:

  • General and OBC - ₹ 300/-
  • SC and ST - ₹ 200/-

The fee can be paid through both offline (e-challan) and online (net banking/credit card/debit card) mode.

Other Details

JEECUP 2020 Admit Card

The admit cards for the UPJEE (Polytechnic) 2020 exam will be uploaded at the official website a week before the commencement of the exam. Candidates can download the admit cards using their log-in details. Candidates are advised to check all the details on the admit card before downloading the same. Admit card is an important document for appearing in the exam.

JEECUP 2020 Exam Result

The date of result for the entrance exam has not been announced yet by the exam conducting authority. Candidates can check the result online. Qualified candidates are required to take part in the online UPJEE (Polytechnic) counselling process. Seat allocation is done on the basis of the candidate’s rank, seat availability, etc. Candidates are required to report at the allotted institute for confirming the admission.

JEECUP Counselling 2020

The JEECUP counselling is conducted after the result. The counselling for the year 2020 exam will tentatively begin in August 2020. The counselling is conducted in three rounds and an open round of counselling (if the seats remain vacant). The result of the seat allotment rounds is published online. The seat allotment is offered on the basis of candidate’s preference, rank in the UPJEE 2020 exam, and reservation policies.


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