UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme (Available) – Check Mode, Duration, Qs

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern – NTA has announced the UPCET exam pattern 2021. Students who will appear in the Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test (UPCET 2021) can check the examination scheme here. UPCET will be a Computer Based Test. It is conducted for admission to various UG, PG and Lateral Entry programs at AKTU, MMMUT and other State Universities. All questions in the paper are of objective type only. However, the syllabus of UPCET varies according to the program chosen. As per the syllabus, the total marks are distributed across various sections. Candidates can get the complete information about UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme here in this article.

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern

The UPCET is a common entrance test for admission to programs such as BBA, B.Pharm, B.Des, MBA, MCA, B.Tech Lateral Entry etc in AKTU, MMMUT and other state Universities. Earlier, the exam was known by the name UP State Entrance Test (UPSEE 2021). Exam Pattern of UPSEE 2021 is as follows.

ParticularsDetails
UPCET 2021 Exam ModeComputer Based Test
Duration2 hours / 3 hours
Type of QuestionsMCQ
Total Number of QuestionsVaries, depending on paper
Marks for correct answers+4
Negative marking for incorrect answer-1
Marks for unattempted questions0
UG Papers Language of Question paperEnglish & Hindi
MBA, MCA Papers Language of Question paperEnglish & Hindi
PG Papers Language of Question PaperEnglish Only

National Testing Agency invited the UPCET 2021 Application Form for admission to various UG, PG and Lateral Entry programs offered by AKTU, MMTU and other State Universities. This article help to you know exam scheme, syllabus, preparation tips and many more.

UPCET 2021 Marking Scheme

Evaluation of the UPCET 2021 candidate responses is done on the basis of the pre-determined marking scheme. Candidates are awarded positive marks for answering questions correctly. There is no negative marking in the exam.

Check out the UPCET 2021 marking scheme below.

Correct Answer:
4 Marks

Wrong Answer:
0 Marks

Skipped Question:
0 Marks

Candidates may note that in the UPCET question paper, the questions are distributed across sections. These sections are as per the syllabus of the test for admission to different programs. Candidates can check out the program-wise sectional distribution of marks in the UPCET 2021 question paper below.

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern for BHMCT, BFA, BFAD, B.Voc, BBA, MBA (Integrated)

Time – (2 hours)

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude25100
Reasoning & Logical Deduction25100
General Knowledge & Current Affairs25100
English Language25100
Total100400

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern for B.Des

Time – (2 hours)

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude2080
Reasoning & Logical Deduction2080
General Knowledge & Current Affairs2080
English Language2080
Design2080
Total100400

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern for B.Pharm

Time – (3 hours)

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Physics50200
Chemistry50200
Biology/Mathematics50200
Total150600

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern for MCA

Time – (2 hours)

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude25100
Reasoning & Logical Deduction25100
Mathematics25100
Computer Awareness25100
Total100400

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern for MCA (Integrated)

Time – (2 hours)

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude25100
Reasoning & Logical Deduction25100
Mathematics/Statistics/Accounts50200
Total100400

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern for B.Tech (Lateral Entry for Diploma Holders)

Time – (2 hours)

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Engineering Aptitude100400
Total100400

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern for B.Tech (Lateral Entry for B.Sc Graduates)

Time – (2 hours)

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Mathematics75300
Computer Concepts25100
Total100400

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern for B.Pharm (Lateral Entry)

Time – (2 hours)

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I50200
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II50200
Total100400

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern for MBA

Time – (2 hours)

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude25100
Reasoning & Logical Deduction25100
General Knowledge & Current Affairs25100
English Language25100
Total100400

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern for M.Sc (Maths/Physics/Chemistry)

Time – (2 hours)

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Core subject opted (Maths/Physics/Chemistry)75300
Total100300

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern for M.Tech (Civil/Computer Science/IT/Electrical/Electronics & Communications/Mechanical)

Time – (2 hours)

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Core subject opted (Civil/Computer Science/IT/Electrical/Electronics & Communications/Mechanical)75300
Total100300

UPCET 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidates aspiring for the UPCET 2021 exam are advised to engage in regular study to complete the syllabus in time before the exam. With the syllabus and exam pattern already known, here are some important tips to prepare for the exam.

Make a time table – It is important that candidates have a study timetable or schedule to accommodate all the important topics to study for the exam. One must set their own milestones and achieve them while preparing for the exam.

Take short notes – Particularly those who are taking the tests that include science subjects, must take note of important points, facts, figures etc. These can be referred to during the last few days before the exam.

Refer to previous year papers – Candidates can easily collect previous year papers as the exam was previously known as UPSEE. Referring to these helps know the question paper better in terms if the type & nature of questions asked.

Solve mock tests – Candidates must solve mock tests designed for the UPCET or similar exams to get acquainted with the exam. This will not only help in better time management, but also helps in practice.

Suggested Books for UPCET 2021 Preparation

The UPCET exam pattern given here is as per the official information brochure available at the website upcet.nta.nic.in. As the exam date is released, candidates must ensure that they are at par with preparations for the exam.

Here, we are suggesting some important study materials for the exam. Candidates can click on the respective links given alongside to check the price of each book online.

Book TitleCheck Price
15 Years Solved Papers UPTU UPSEE PaperbackCheck Price
UP MBA Entrance Exam UPSEE Max Success Pack By Chandresh AgrawalCheck Price
UPSEE PHYSICS SOLVED PAPERS …English Edn.Check Price
UPSEE Mathematics Solved Papers, English EditionCheck Price
UPSEE Chemistry Solved Papers, English EditionCheck Price
UPSEE 11 years Solved Papers (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)Check Price

About UPCET

The Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test (UPCET) is the new name of the UPSEE. The Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE) was conducted earlier for admission to various Undergraduate, Post Graduate and Lateral Entry programs offered by Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology & other State Universities of Uttar Pradesh.

In 2021, the UPCET is being conducted by the National Testing Agency. On the basis of merit in the exam, successful candidates can get admission to programs such as BBA, B.Des, B.Pharm, BFA etc. at the UG level. At the PG level, courses offered include MBA, MCA, M.Tech, M.Sc etc. In addition, candidates can also get admission to Integrated MBA & MCA programs as well as in B.Tech & B.Pharm Lateral Entry programs.

Click Here for the official website

FAQs on UPCET Exam Pattern 2021

Q1. What is the marking scheme of the UPCET 2021 exam?

Ans. In UPCET 2021, correct answers are awarded 4 marks.

Q2. Is there negative marking in UPCET 2021?

Ans. No. There is no negative marking in the exam.

Q3. What type of questions are asked in the UPCET 2021 exam?

Ans. Only MCQ type questions are asked in the exam.

Q4. What is the medium of the UPCET 2021 exam?

Ans. The medium of the question paper is English & Hindi for all UG and Integrated programs. For PG programs, the medium of the question paper is English only.

Q5. What is the exam mode of UPCET 2021?

Ans. The UPCET 2021 is conducted as a Computer Based Test.

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