UPSEE 2020

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What is UPSEE?

UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination) is an entrance exam for candidates seeking admission to the first year of B.Tech., B.Arch., B.Pharm., B.Des., B.Voc., BFAD, BHMCT, MBA, MCA, M.Tech., M. Arch., and M.Pharm Courses. Candidates can also pursue lateral entries for the second year of B.Tech., B.Pharm., and MCA.

UPSEE 2020 Overview

Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination – Overview
Conducting Authority Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh
Frequency Annual
Last date for submitting the application 31st May 2020 [extended]
UPSEE exam date 20 September 2020
Official website https://upsee.nic.in/webinfo/public/home.aspx
Number of colleges accepting UPSEE ~261 colleges
Courses B.Tech., B.Arch., B.Pharm., B.Des., B.Voc., BFAD, BHMCT, MBA, MCA, M.Tech., M. Arch., and M.Pharm
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions*
Mode of examination Offline – OMR methodology
Total number of questions 150
Duration of exam 180 minutes

* Part B of Paper-3 will not carry Multiple Choice Questions

UPSEE Eligibility Criteria

  • Age Limit: There is no age limit for candidates that wish to appear for UPSEE
  • Educational Qualification:
    • Candidates that have cleared their class 12 in any year are eligible to apply. Students who are appearing for their class 12 examination are also eligible to apply.
    • Candidates must have secured at least 45% marks in their class 12 examination.
  • Number of Attempts: Moreover, there are no limits on the number of times a candidate attempts the exam.
  • Compulsory Subjects: Candidates have to clear their qualifying exam, viz., the 10+2 examination or its equivalent with the following subject combination:
Course Compulsory Subjects Additional Subjects
B.Tech/ MCA/ M.Tech Mathematics and physics Chemistry/ Technical vocational subjects /Biotechnology /Biology
B.Tech (Biotechnology) Mathematics (OR) biology and physics Biology/ Biotechnology. chemistry/ Technical Vocational Subject
B.Arch Mathematics, chemistry and physics
B. Pharm. Chemistry and physics Biology/ Mathematics
BHMCT/ BFA/ B Voc/ B. Des/ MBA-integrated Any discipline

As UPSEE features multiple courses – select your course of interest to view complete details on eligibility criteria.

UPSEE Application Form

The UPSEE application form was released on 27 January 2020, the last date to submit the application form is 31 May 2020 [extended]. The application form for all relevant courses is available on UPSEE’s official website: http://www.upsee.nic.in.

While filling up the application form, candidates are required to upload relevant documents. They have to ensure that the documents conform to the specifications set by the board.

Type Specifications
Photograph Size limit: Between 10KB to 100KB
Dimensions: 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm
Format: JPEG/ JPG
Background Colour: White/ Off-white
Signature Size limit: Between 3 KB to 30KB
Dimensions: 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm
Format: JPEG/ JPG

UPSEE Application Fee

Candidates can pay the UPSEE application fee through online mode only. The fee for various categories are as follows:

Category Fees
OBC/ EWS/ General INR 1,300
SC/ ST/ PWD/ Female candidates INR 650

UPSEE Selection Process

After the results are declared for the UPSEE Exam, students are allotted ranks on the basis of their merit. The candidates will then have to undergo counselling, where they will be allotted available seats in select colleges on the basis of their rank.

UPSEE – Important Documents to Carry on Exam Day

Ensure that the following documents are brought to the examination hall without fail:

  • Admit card
  • Original ID proof (PAN card, Aadhaar card or Voter ID)

UPSEE Admit Card – Download Procedure

  • To download UPSEE admit card, candidates must visit the official website of UPSEE.
  • On the homepage, a link to download the admit card will be provided
  • After clicking on the link, candidates will be required to enter their application number and password.
  • Click submit.
  • The admit card will then appear on the screen. Candidates must right click on the page and select the “Save as” option. Ensure that the format selected is .PDF and then click “Save.” The admit card will then be downloaded on to the candidate’s local machine.

UPSEE Syllabus

Candidates have to go through UPSEE syllabus thoroughly and plan their studies.

Syllabus: B.Tech / B.Tech Lateral Entry

UPSEE Exam Marking Scheme

The marks awarded for each question is as follows:

UPSEE Exam Marking Scheme [BTech/ BTech (Agriculture Engineering)]

Subject

Total Questions

Total Marks

Physics 50 200
Chemistry 50 200
Mathematics 50 200
Total 150 600

UPSEE Exam Marking Scheme for Paper 2 [BTech (Bio-Technology)]

Subject

Total Questions

Total Marks

Physics 50 200
Chemistry 50 200
Biology 50 200
Total 150 600

UPSEE Exam Marking Scheme for Paper 3 [BTech (Agriculture Engineering)]

Subject

Total Questions

Total Marks

AG-I 50 200
AG-II 50 200
AG-IIII 50 200
Total 150 600

UPSEE Exam Marking Scheme for Paper 5 [BTech 2nd Year (Lateral Entry)]

Total 100 400

UPSEE Question Papers

The 2020 UPSEE Question papers with detailed solutions will be uploaded soon.

Frequently Asked Questions on UPSEE

What is UPSEE?

UPSEE is an entrance exam for candidates seeking admission to the first year of B.Tech., B.Arch., B.Pharm., B.Des., B.Voc., BFAD, BHMCT, MBA, MCA, M.Tech., M. Arch., and M.Pharm Courses. It is conducted by the Uttar Pradesh State government.

How to register for UPSEE?

Candidates have to download the application form from UPSEE’s official website: http://www.upsee.nic.in. Ensure that the form is submitted or on before last date.

When is the date of the UPSEE exam?

The exam is scheduled to be held on 20 Sept 2020.

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