UPCET 2024: UPSEE Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

UPCET 2024: UPSEE which stands for Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam is a state-level entrance exam conducted by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Uttar Pradesh. NTA was renamed as UPCET (Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test). UPSEE is intended to provide admissions into Engineering, Architecture, Pharmacy, Design, Management, Computer Applications, etc. Also, the students applying for B.Tech, B.Pharma & MCA get admission through lateral entry. Holding the authority AKTU has scrapped the UPSEE exam for B.Tech Admission from 2024. JEE’s main scores will serve as the basis for B.Tech admissions. The UPCET score is evaluated for students’ admission into various private /government & other affiliated institutions of UP.

UPCET 2024 Important Date

Event Dates
Application Form Released online 1st week of April 2024
Last date for online registration 4th week of April 2024
Last date to submit the fee 4th week of April 2024
Application rectification dates 1st week of May 2024
Admit Card available To be announced
UPCET 2024 Exam Date 2nd week of June 2024
Answer key release To be announced
Last date to challenge/ submit objection on answer key To be announced
Result declaration To be announced
Counseling To be announced

UPSEE 2024 Application Form

UPSEE Application form for the 2024-23 session will be released soon, and the procedure to apply along with fee details are given below:

  •  The candidate has to visit the official website at upcet.nta.nic.in to fill in the application form.
  • The various steps to apply online for UPSEE 2024 involve Registration, uploading of images, payment of the application fee, and printing of the application.
  • Applying candidates have to attach a scanned signature and photograph according to the given format during the application uploading process.

Application Fee

  • The application fee has to be paid online via debit card/ credit card/ net banking & e-wallets.
  • Male or transgender candidates from the General or OBC category have to pay INR 1300.
  • For SC/ST/PwD and females (of all categories) have to pay INR 650.

UPCET 2024 Application Form Correction

UPCET application form correction option will also be given to the candidates in case of any mistake made while filling the form. Check out its procedure below:

  • The application form rectification will be available online only.
  •  Candidates can make corrections in the application form in the 1st week of May.
  • Correction facility is applicable in some of the fields only as set by the University.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can estimate whether they are eligible to apply for UPSEE by going through this section which describes the eligibility criteria to apply for the exam:

General Eligibility

  • Nationality: Indian candidates are eligible to apply. Besides this, NRI, PIO, Foreign Nationals, Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries & Kashmiri Migrants can also apply for UPSEE 2024 examination.
  • Age Limit: No certain age limit is set for applying in UPSEE (UPCET) 2024.
  • Appearing: Students are appearing for the qualifying exam can also apply for it.

Academic Eligibility

Qualification criteria for different courses under the UPSEE exam are mentioned below:

Courses Eligibility Criteria
B.Tech – LE Candidates must have qualified in a three or four-year diploma examination from a well-recognized institute securing a minimum of 60% aggregate marks. (55% for SC/ ST candidates)
BBA At least 55% aggregate marks are required in the 10+2 level from a recognized board (50% for SC/ ST category candidates)
B.Pharma A minimum 55% (50% for reserved category) marks in Class XII with Physics and Chemistry as main subjects along with any one subject among Mathematics/ Bio-Technology/ Biology / Technical Vocational Subjects
BHMCT/BFAD/BFA/ MBA(Integrated) 45% marks in 10+2 level without grace having any stream. For SC/ST Category, it is 40%
MBA/MCA Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates)

Candidates applying for the MCA program must have pass intermediate or Graduation with Mathematics.

Students having an Engineering diploma or B.Sc. Graduates having Mathematics in Class XII are also eligible.
MCA – LE BCA or B.Sc (IT/Computer Science) passed students securing a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST) are eligible
B.Pharm – LE Pharmacy diploma holders can apply.

Exam Pattern

The UPCET 2024 exam pattern and details about it are given below:

  • Exam Mode- The entrance exam will be available through online mode.
  • Type of questions: All the questions present in UPSEE are Multiple Choice Questions only. However, the drawing test consists of subjective-type questions only.
  • Time Duration: The time allotted to complete the paper depends on the selected course, i.e. either for 2 or 3 hours.
  • Marking evaluation: Every correct answer will be rewarded with 4 marks.
  • Negative Marking: No negative marking is practiced in UPSEE 2024 exam.

A detailed description of marks and question distribution is explained below concerning each course:

Course Question distribution No. of Questions Marks per Question Total Marks Duration
BHMCT, BFA, BFAD, B. Voc., BBA, and MBA(Integrated) Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 25 4 100 02 Hours
Reasoning and logical deduction 25 4 100
General Knowledge and current affairs 25 4 100
English Language 25 4 100
Total 100 400
B.Des. Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 20 4 80 02 Hours
Reasoning and logical deduction 20 4 80
General Knowledge and current affairs 20 4 80
English Language 20 4 80
Design 20 4 80
Total 100 400
B. Pharma Physics 50 4 200 03 Hours
Chemistry 50 4 200
Biology/Mathematics 50 4 200
Total 150 600
MCA Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 25 4 100 02 hours
Reasoning and logical deduction 25 4 100
Mathematics 25 4 100
Computer Awareness 25 4 100
Total 100 400
MCA (Integrated) Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 25 4 100 02 Hours
Reasoning and logical deduction 25 4 100
Mathematics/Statistics/Accounts 50 4 200
Total 150 400
B. Tech. (Lateral Entry for Diploma Holders) Engineering Aptitude 100 4 400 02 Hours
Total 100 400
B. Tech. (Lateral Entry for B.Sc. Graduate) Mathematics 50 4 02 hours
Computer Concepts 50 4
Total 100
B.Pharm (Lateral Entry) Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I 50 4 200 02 Hours
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II 50 4 200
Total 100 400
MBA Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 25 4 100 02 Hours
Reasoning and logical deduction 25 4 100
General Knowledge and current affairs 25 4 100
English Language 25 4 100
Total 100 400
M.Sc. (Maths/ Physics/Chemistry Core subject opted (Maths / Physics / Chemistry) 75 4 300 02 hours
Total 75 300
M.Tech. (Civil Engineering / Computer science & Engineering/IT / Electrical Engineering / Electronics & Communications Engg. and Mechanical Engineering

Core subject opted (Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics and Communications/ Computer Science and Engineering/ IT) 75 4 300 02 hours
Total 75 300

UPCET 2024 Syllabus

The UPSEE syllabus depends on whether the candidate is willing to take admission into UG or PG courses.

  • For UG courses, the syllabus will consider subjects of the 10+2 level.
  • The admission into the PG course, and graduation level topics from respective subjects are asked in the entrance test.
  •  For B. Pharma, the entrance test will be prepared to cover topics from Physics, Biology, and Chemistry.

UPCET 2024 Result

NTA will announce the result of UPCET 2024 on the official website. It will be available for download by submitting the roll number and date of birth. The scorecard will have details like the course applied for, Merit Rank, total marks scored, and marks obtained in each subject.

A separate merit list will be prepared by the authority to evaluate the candidate’s performance. If more than one candidate is securing the same marks then tie-breaking criteria will be implemented.

Students can also apply for scrutinizing the answer sheets via payment of Rs. 500 per paper within seven days of result declaration.

UPSEE Cut Off 2024

To get admission into any of the offered courses under UPCET, candidates have to secure standard cut-off marks. General category candidates require 25% marks while the SC/ST candidates have to gain 20% for admission.

A merit list will be generated for the students qualifying for the UPSEE cut-off marks. The merit list will serve as the basis for calling the candidates for further admission process.

UPSEE Counseling 2024

The counseling procedure for UPCET 2024 will have various rounds which include registration for the counseling, fee payment, and verification of the documents. Candidates whose names appear in the merit list will be called for document verification which is followed by the registration and choice locking process. For UPCET counseling 2024, the candidate’s performance in the entrance exam as well as the choices locked by the candidate at the time of the choice locking process would be considered.

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