AKTU/UPSEE 2020: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Result, Counselling Schedule


UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam) earlier known as UPTU (Uttar Pradesh Technical University) Exam is a state-level entrance exam conducted by AKTU (Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University, UP). This entrance exam paves the way for admission of students in the various technical colleges/ institutions of Uttar Pradesh affiliated to AKTU. By qualifying this exam, students can get admission in the various UG & PG courses in Engineering, Pharmacy, and Management. Those who are willing to pursue B.Arch, B.Pharm, B.Tech, MCA, MAM, BHMCT, BFAD, BFA, MBA, etc. in Uttar Pradesh can apply for upcoming UPSEE 2020 exam. For more information related to important dates, eligibility, syllabus, pattern, UPSEE previous year papers, admit card, result, etc., check out the complete article.

UPSEE/ UPTU 2020 Exam Latest Notification - AKTU, the exam conducting body has further postponed the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE 2020). As of now, the officials declared that the UPSEE examination will be held on 20th September 2020 (new date). Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be held on 02nd August 2020, which is now postponed due to COVID-19 safety concerns.

Interested students can check the complete information about UPSEE 2020 from the below-provided table:

UPTU/ UPSEE Exam Quick Overview

Name of the Exam

Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE)

Earlier known as

State Entrance Examination - Uttar Pradesh Technical University (SEE - UPTU)

Conducting Authority

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU)

Official Website


Exam Occurrence

Once in a year

Paper Language

Hindi and English

Mode of Exam

Both Online & Offline (Paper-wise)

Exam Type

State Level (Uttar Pradesh)

Offered Courses

UG & PG courses

No. of papers


Negative Marking

No negative marking in the UPTU 2020 exam

UPSEE Exam Commencement Date

20 September 2020


UPSEE Exam 2020 Important Dates

For the upcoming 2020 year, more than 587 colleges and institutes affiliated under the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, AKTU. Candidates who are interested to participate for the UPSEE 2020 application process can check the related events of UPSEE 2020 from the below-provided table.

UPSEE 2020 Exam Events

Important Dates

Online Registration form available from

27th January 2020

Last date of registration

31st May 2020

Correction/ modification in the application form

01st June to 03rd June 2020

UPTU 2020 Admit card/hall ticket issue date

Three weeks prior to the examination day

UPSEE 2020 entrance exam

 20th September 2020 (Official Date)

UPSEE 2020 answer key availability

September 2020

Last date to submit online objections against the same

September 2020

Result declaration

October 2020


October 2020

Spot round counselling

October 2020

UPSEE Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

UPSEE Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

UPSEE 2020 Exam Pattern

The UPTU/AKTU 2020 examination dates have been changed and now it will conduct on 20th September 2020. Earlier the examination authority had postponed the exam, in a wake of the lockdown to check spread of Sars-Cov-2. The UPSEE 2020 will consist of 8 question papers, which will be designed by AKTU for admission in various UG and PG courses. These papers will contain objective type questions except Paper 3 which is meant for testing candidate's drawing aptitude.

UPTU/ UPSEE 2020 Exam

Exam Pattern

Type of questions

Objective type (MCQs) except Paper 3 (Drawing Aptitude Test)

Mode of UPTU exam

Offline (OMR Based Test)

Number of questions

The number of questions varies from paper to paper


3 hours for Paper 1& 2

2½ hours for Paper 3

2 hours for Paper 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Marking Scheme

4 marks for every correct response (No Negative Marking)

Language of Exam

English & Hindi

UPTU Entrance Examination Paper-wise Subjects & Pattern

Here is the total number of subjects, questions, marks, time duration for each paper of UPSEE 2020:



Total Number of Questions


Time Duration

Paper 1

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

150 Multiple Choice Questions (50 MCQs from each subject)


3 hours (180 minutes)

Paper 2

Physics, Chemistry and Biology

150 Multiple Choice Questions (50 MCQs from each subject)


3 hours (180 minutes)

Paper 3

Aptitude test for Architecture & Design

Part A – Mathematics and Aesthetic Sensitivity

Part B – Drawing Aptitude

100 Multiple Choice Questions (50 each from Mathematics and Aesthetic Sensitivity)

2 Drawing Test Questions


2½ hours (150 minutes)

Paper 4

Aptitude Test for General Awareness

100 Multiple Choice Questions


2 hours (120 minutes)

Paper 5

Aptitude Test for B.Sc. Graduates in Engineering (Lateral Entry)/ 2nd Year MCA (Lateral Entry)

100 Multiple Choice Questions


2 hours (120 minutes)

Paper 6

Aptitude Test for MBA/ MCA

100 Multiple Choice Questions


2 hours (120 minutes)

Paper 7

Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Pharmacy (Lateral Entry)

100 Multiple Choice Questions


2 hours (120 minutes)

Paper 8

Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Engineering (Lateral Entry)

100 Multiple Choice Questions


2 hours (120 minutes)

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UPSEE 2020 Paper-wise Offered Courses

Course Offered


B.Tech./ MCA (Integrated)/ M.Tech. (Integrated)

Paper 1

B.Tech (Bio-Technology) or B.Pharm

Paper 1 or Paper 2


Paper 3


Paper 1 or Paper 2 or Paper 3 or Paper 4

BFA/ BFAD/ BHMCT/ B Voc / MBA (Integrated)

Paper 4

MCA 2nd Year

Paper 5

B.Tech. 2nd Year (for B.Sc. Graduates)

Paper 5

B.Pharm 2nd Year (for Pharmacy Diploma Holders)

Paper 7

B.Tech. 2nd Year (for Engg. Diploma Holders)

Paper 8


Paper 6

Note: Aspirants who wish to join any of the above courses at UP Technical University should choose the paper accordingly.

UPSEE 2020 Syllabus

The UPSEE exam is conducted for 8 papers and the syllabus for all the 8 papers is different. The syllabus for the exam is prescribed by the exam conducting authority i.e. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University. Paper-wise syllabus for the exam is available in the official information bulletin. You can click on the Paper links below (for which you have applied) and check out the detailed syllabus.

Candidates are advised to check the UPSEE previous year papers for better understanding of the exam pattern and important topics of the syllabus.

UPSEE Exam 2020 Eligibility

To appear for the UPSEE 2020 Exam, candidates should fulfil below eligibility criteria-


  • Candidate should be a citizen of India.
  • NRI, Foreign Nationals, PIO (People of Indian Origin) and Kashmiri migrants are also eligible to apply.

Age Limit

There is no upper age limit for the UPTU exam.

Educational Qualification –

  • Candidates should have passed the 12th standard in the Science stream with the combination of PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) subjects to become eligible to apply for the B.Tech admission.
  • Those candidates who have done B.Sc or Diploma in Engineering are eligible to apply for the exam for lateral entry in B.Tech course.
  • Candidates who are in their final year are also eligible to apply for the UPSEE exam.

There is different education qualification required to apply for UPSEE 2020 for admission in different courses.


Educational qualification

Mandatory subjects

Optional subjects (any one)

Minimum Marks

B.Tech/ B.Des

Passed 10+2 or similar exam from a recognized board

Physics & Mathematics

Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Biology/Technical Vocational subject.

Minimum 45% marks in aggregate. (40% marks for SC/ST) 


Passed 10+2 or similar exam from a recognised board

Physics & Mathematics OR Biology

Bio-Technology / Chemistry/ Technical Vocational subject

Minimum 45% marks in aggregate. (40% marks for SC/ST)


Passed 10+2 or similar exam from a recognized board

Physics & Chemistry

Mathematics/Bio-Technology/Biology/Technical Vocational Subject

Minimum 45% marks in aggregate. (40% marks for SC/ST)

B. Tech. (Agriculture Engg.)

Passed 10+2 or similar exam from a recognized board

Agriculture discipline


Minimum 45% marks in aggregate. (40% marks for SC/ST)


Passed 10+2 or similar exam from a recognised board

Any discipline


Minimum 45% marks in aggregate. (40% marks for SC/ST)


Passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination


3 years Diploma in Architecture

Physics & Mathematics

Computer Science/ Chemistry/Engineering Drawing / Biology/ Technical Vocational subject

Minimum 50% marks in aggregate


Passed Bachelors or similar degree from recognised Indian University

Any discipline


Minimum 50% marks in aggregate. (45% marks for SC/ST)


Passed Bachelors or similar degree from recognised Indian University

Mathematics at 12th standard or Graduation level


Minimum 50% marks in aggregate. (45% marks for SC/ST)

B.Tech (Lateral Entry)

Passed Diploma in Engineering & B.Sc Degree

Mathematics subject at class12th standard


Minimum 45% marks in aggregate. (40% marks for SC/ST)

B.Pharm (Lateral Entry)

Diploma in Pharmacy



Minimum 45% marks in aggregate. (40% marks for SC/ST)

MCA (Lateral Entry)

BCA, B.Sc (IT/ Computer Science) degree



Minimum 50% marks in aggregate. (45% marks for SC/ST)

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UPSEE Exam 2020 Application Process

UPTU exam application forms 2020 are available on the official website of UPSEE upsee.nic.in. The application process has started on 27th January 2020 and will continue till 31st May 2020. The dates have been extended, due to the extended coronavirus lockdown policy by central government. The candidates who are interested in getting admission to UP Technical University should fill the application form as per the given instructions. After filling the form, the candidate must keep a printout of the confirmation page which will be required for future use. There is no need to send the printed copy of the confirmation page to the University.

Steps to Fill UPSEE/UPTU 2020 Application Form

  • Visit the official UPSEE website.
  • Click on the link for B.Tech online application form at the home-page.
  • Click the ‘APPLY’ button under the ‘New Candidate Registration’ section.
  • Read the instructions carefully and proceed for the registration form.
  • Enter the details asked for to complete the registration process.
  • An application number will be generated on successful registration.
  • Use the application number and password to log-in and complete the application form.
  • Provide personal details, address, qualification details, category etc. to complete the application form.
  • Check all the details carefully before proceeding to the next step.
  • Upload the scanned images of your photograph and signature. The scanned images must be in JPG format in the sizes – 10KB to 200KB (3.5cm X 4.5cm) for photograph and 3KB to 30KB (3.5cm X 1.5cm) for signature.
  • After successful upload of the scanned documents, pay the fee using the Debit/Credit card.
  • Candidates will be able to take a printout of the confirmation page after successful fee payment.
  • Download and take a print-out of the confirmation page for future reference.

UPSEE Exam Application Fee

Payment of the application fee for the UPTU exam is mandatory. The applicants should fill the details of the application fee on the application form. Once paid the application fee is non-refundable.


Application Fee

General/OBC (Male and Transgender)

₹ 1300

SC/ST/PWD/Females (all categories)

₹ 650

The application fee can be paid only through the online modes like credit card/debit card/Net Banking. Other modes of payment will not be accepted.

Other Details

UPSEE Previous Year Papers

Candidates are advised to solve the UPSEE previous year papers and sample papers to improve their chances of getting through the exam. The previous years’ papers are best for understanding the exam pattern, difficulty level, type of questions, frequently asked topics, etc. about the exam. This gives a direction to students’ preparation. Solving these question papers also help in analysing the individual preparation level.

UPTU / UPSEE Admit Card 2020

As per the UPSEE 2020 notification, the exam, which was scheduled to be held on 02nd August 2020 is now performed on 20th September 2020. Candidates are allowed to download the UPSEE 2020 admit card only from the official website, once it is released online. The admit card contains the applicant’s personal information including the candidate’s name, roll number, date, timing, and address of the venue of the exam. Without the call letter, no candidate will be allowed to appear in the UPSEE exam. Candidates should preserve the admit card until the exam gets complete. For any discrepancy or difficulty in downloading the admit card, the candidate should contact the AKTU official help desk as soon as possible.

UPSEE 2020 Exam Result

After commencing the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE) 2020 exam, the result of the AKTU Exam 2020 will be published on the official website. Candidates will allow checking their online UPSEE 2020 result by using their login details – Registration Number and Password. A separate merit list has been prepared for each course based on the score obtained by the aspirants in the written exam. Qualified students will be called for document verification and counselling. Candidates can find merit position, scorecard, total marks & subject-wise marks on the UP Technical University website using their log-in details.

UPSEE Counselling 2020

AKTU will organize the UPTU/ UPSEE counselling process in the month of October 2020. The online process will be done in several steps such as registration, choice filling, fee payment (INR 20,000/- for General Category and INR 12,000/- for SC/ST candidates), uploading of documents, allotment of seats and physical reporting at the centre. While visiting the venue, the candidates must bring hall tickets and essential original documents.


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Sourabhaonker - May 27, 2019REPLY

Plz help for exam date sheet and this site is very good ...

Exams Planner - May 31, 2019REPLY

Thank you. And, the exam details are above under the important dates section.

shipranshu singh - January 17, 2019REPLY

sir can i fill the form for both biotech and b-pharma. plz give ,mer the correct information

RAJU - January 15, 2019REPLY

Is all 11 papers are necessary to attempt for taking admission in colleges ??