UPSEE 2021

UPSEE 2021: Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) regulates UPSEE for aspirants seeking admission into the first year of B.Tech in Engineering and Agriculture, B.Arch, B. Pharm, Fashion and Apparel Design, Hotel Management, MCA, MBA, and MAM and second year MCA /B. Tech /B.Pharm programs.  After qualifying the entrance examination, candidates can get admission into various technical colleges/Institutions associated with AKTU, Lucknow. More details about UPSEE 2021 is given in the following article.

UPSEE 2021 Overview

ORGANIZING INSTITUTE Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University
EXAM TYPE State Level Examination
PROGRAMS OFFERED B.Tech, B.Arch., B.Pharma., BHMCT, BFAD, BFA,  MBA and MCA courses 
MODE OF EXAM Pen and Paper Based and Computer Based Mode(as per the courses)
NUMBER OF QUESTIONS Different for Courses
TOTAL MARKS 4 marks for each correct answer and zero marks for each incorrect answer.
TYPE OF QUESTIONS Objective Type Questions (except for B.Arch)
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Different for Courses
EXAM DATE 21st April 2021

UPSEE 2021: Important Dates

Commencement of online application form 1st week of January 2021
Closing Date for submission of online application form 4th week of March 2021
Deadline for payment submission 4th week of March 2021
Corrections window open date 4th week of March 2021
Issue of admit card 1st week of April 2021
Exam Date 4th week of April 2021
Result declaration 4th week of May 2021
Counselling begins from 4th week of June 2021

Eligibility Criteria

  • Second Year B.Tech: Sc Graduate with Mathematics at 12th level and Diploma holders will be required.
  • B.Pharm (2ndYear): Pharmacy diploma holders will be eligible
  • MCA (2ndYear): BCA, B.Sc(IT/Computer Science is required
  • B.Tech: Intermediate or its equivalent test with Maths & Physics along with either Chemistry/Biology/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational subject.
  • B.Pharm: 12th or its equivalent test with Maths/Bio & Physics along with either Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational subject.
  • B.Arch: 12th or its equivalent test with Math & Physics along with either Engineering Drawing / Computer Science/ Chemistry/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.
  • BHMCT/ BFAD/ BFA: Intermediate or its equivalent test in any discipline.
  • MBA: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with 50% is necessarily (45% for SC/ST).
  • MCA: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with the minimum percentile of 50% score (45% for SC/ST) and mathematics at either graduation or Intermediate i.e. at 12th
  • MAM: Intermediate or its equivalent exam with 45% marks (40% for SC/ST)- Without grace

Reservation Criteria

Category (U.P only) Reservation of seats
Girls 30%
SC 21%
ST 02%
OBC 27%
Dependents of Freedom Fighters 02%
Defense personnel of U.P. (with other conditions) 05%
Handicapped / Disabled 03%

UPSEE 2021: Application Form

  • The Application form will be released through online mode.
  • Applicants will be needed scanned photograph and signature and left-hand thumb impression while filling the Application form.
  • Before final submission, candidates must verify all the filled details.
  • Remit the application fee and take a printout of the confirmation page and keep it safe for future reference.

Application Fee

  • For General/OBC (Male/Transgender): Rs-1300/-
  • For SC/ST (Female/PH of all categories): Rs-650/-

Exam Pattern

  • Number of Papers: Total papers 11.
  • Paper mode: Paper- 1, 2, 3 & 4 will be OMR based and remaining will be conducted in online mode i.e. through computer-based mode.
  • There will be no provision of negative marking.
  • 4 marks will be rewarded for every right response.
  • Duration of the question paper would be of 3hrs.
Paper Subjects Questions Marks
1 Physics, Chemistry. Mathematics 50 each 600
2 Physics, Chemistry, Biology 50 each 600
3 Mathematics, Aesthetic Sensitivity 50 each 400
Drawing Aptitude 2
4 General Awareness Aptitude Test (BHMCT, BFAD, BFA) 100 400
5 Aptitude Test for B.Sc. Graduates in Engineering (Lateral Entry)/ 2nd year MCA (Lateral Entry) 100 400
6 Aptitude Test for MBA/ MCA 100 400
7 Aptitude Test for Diploma holders in Pharmacy (Lateral Entry) 100 400
8 Aptitude Test for Diploma holders in Engineering (Lateral Entry) 100 400

Exam Centers

For Paper 1/2/3/4

Agra Basti Jhansi Moradabad Varanasi
Firozabad Banda Etawah Muzaffarnagar Bhopal
Mathura Gonda Lucknow Saharanpur Dehradun
Aligarh Barabanki Raebareli Ghazipur Delhi
Allahabad Faizabad Sitapur Jaunpur Patna
Azamgarh Sultanpur Bulandshahr Ambedkar Nagar Ranchi
Ballia Deoria Ghaziabad Kanpur Nagar Jaipur
Mau Gorakhpur Meerut Kanpur Dehat Kolkata
Bareilly Kushinagar Mirzapur Lakhimpur Kheri Mumbai
Shahjahanpur Jalaun (Orai) Bijnor Gautam Buddha Nagar

For Paper 5/6/7/8/9/10/11

Agra Aligarh Moradabad
Jhansi Allahabad Moradabad
Kanpur Bareilly Varanasi
Lucknow Bijnaur Ambedkar Nagar
Mathura Ghaziabad Gautam Buddha Nagar
Meerut Gorakhpur Noida / Greater Noida

Cut Off for UPSEE 2021

Marks expected Cut off Rank (Expected)
Above 500 1-600
475-499 601-1050
400-474 1051-7050
350-399 7051-16000
300-349 16001-25000
250-299 25001-30000
120-199 30001-90000
Below 120 Above 90000

UPSEE 2021 Counselling

A merit list will be prepared, based on the rank obtained by the candidate in the UPSEE 2021. Candidates scoring higher marks would be placed higher in the merit list. The candidates would be called for the UPSEE Counselling. Candidates would be allowed to take part in the registration and choice locking process after the document verification.

UPSEE 2021: Important Books


  • NCERT part 1&2 class 12th by NCERT
  • Understanding Physics series by D.C. Pandey
  • Concepts of Physics H.C. Verma Vol 1 & 2 by H.C.Verma


  • Physical Chemistry by P.Bahadur by P.Bahadur
  • NCERT chemistry Part 1 and Part 2 for Class XII by NCERT
  • Organic Chemistry by Arihant (Theory & Paper) by O.P. Tandon


  • Arihant Maths Series by S.K. Goyal for in-depth understanding and practice by S.K.Goyal

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