UPSEE 2021 (UPTU / AKTU 2021) – Scrapped for Engineering, B.Pharm and MBA, Exam Date, Syllabus, Latest News

UPSEE 2021

UPSEE 2021

LATEST: AKTU Lucknow has announced that admission in the courses like B.Tech, B.Pharm and MBA will be granted via national level entrance examination conducted by National Testing Agency.(NTA). This news has been announced by AKTU Lucknow itself at its Twitter handle.

In the notice, it has also been mentioned that this year, the admission into B.Pharma and MBA will be done as per the national level joint examination which will be conducted by NTA separately. As for B.Tech, the admission will be done as per JEE Main 2021. Right now, the application process for JEE Main 2021 is going on and the candidates can apply till January 23, 2021.

DIRECT LINK TO APPLY: Click Here to fill JEE Main 2021 application form.

AKTU 2021 Admission

Other Important Notification

PREVIOUS UPDATE: UPSEE 2021 has been scrapped for engineering courses. AKTU has announced that B.Tech admissions will be on the basis of JEE Main 2021. UPTU 2021 / AKTU 2021 is expected to be held in April or May for other courses. Application form is expected to be available in January.

UPSEE 2021 Scrapped

Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE) 2021 is the state level exam for admission to B.Arch, B.Des, BHMCT, BFAD, BFA, B.Voc, Int MBA, MCA, Int MCA (Integrated), M.Tech, Int M.Tech, M.Arch, MURP, M.Pharm, M.Des. As well as for second-year B.Tech, B.Pharm, lateral entry MCA. It leads to admission to 21 different government colleges, and 735 private colleges affiliated by the Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (which was earlier known as Uttar Pradesh Technical University). Students should prepare for UPSEE as per the official syllabus and exam pattern provided here. Get here complete details of UPSEE 2021 including exam date, application form, syllabus, how to prepare, whether exam is cancelled and so on.

Important Dates for UPSEE 2021

UPSEE 2021Dates (Expected)
Registration start4th week of Jan 2021
Last date to register3rd week of Mar 2021
Release of admit card2nd week of Apr 2021
Exam date1st week of May 2021
ResultMay 2021

UPSEE 2021 Scrapped for Engineering Admissions

It has been officially announced by Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University that UPSEE exam will be scrapped for engineering admissions. You can see the official notice above on this page. However, it is expected that UPSEE exam will be conducted for admission to the other programs offered by the University.

The University will offer admissions to engineering programs from the year 2021 based on the JEE Main score. As per statements made by Professor Vinay Pathak, VC, AKTU, the examination will not be conducted from the upcoming year in order to ensure that candidates do not have to study separately for JEE and UPSEE.

Note: The admission into B.Pharma and MBA course will be done as per the separate joint examination conducted by NTA.

UPSEE 2021 Exam Dates

The official examination dates of UPSEE 2021 exam is expected to be released by the AKTU through the official website i.e. in due course of time. In the last year, the UPSEE exam dates were announced with the release of the official information brochure. The exam was scheduled to be conducted in May 2020. However, the examination was postponed and conducted in September 2020.

Based on the dates of conducting the UPSEE exam in the last 2-3 years, the UPSEE 2021 exam date can be predicted to be held in the last week of April, 2021 to first week of May, 2021.

UPSEE Exam Dates for last few years

UPSEE ExamDate
202020 Sep 2020
201921 Apr 2019
201829 Apr 2018

UPSEE 2021 Expected Exam Date: April – May 2021

Courses Offered Through UPSEEE 2021

As per the last year information brochure of UPSEEE, the following courses were offered for admission through the exam. It is expected that these courses will remain open for admission through UPSEEE 2021 as and when it is conducted by AKTU.

  • 4 years B.Tech
  • 4 years B.Pharma
  • 5 years B.Arch
  • 4 years B.Des
  • 4 years BHMCT
  • 4 years B.Voc
  • 4 years BFAD
  • 4 years BFA
  • 2 years MBA
  • 3 years MCA
  • 5 years MCA (Integrated)
  • 5 years MBA (integrated)
  • 5 years M.Tech (Integrated)

In addition to admission to the first year of the aforementioned courses, the UPSEE 2021 score is also the basis of admission to the second year of B.Tech/B.Pharma/MCA through Lateral Entry.

Eligibility Criteria

AKTU specifies certain minimum eligibility criteria for candidates who intends to apply for the UPSEE and get admission on the basis of UPSEE score. These conditions vary depending upon the program to which the candidate is seeking admission to. The exact eligibility conditions for UPSEE 2021 will be available with the release of the official information brochure. Till then, check out the previous year eligibility conditions below.

For all UG and Integrated Courses

  • Candidates must have completed Class 12th exam with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks in compulsory subjects
  • For admission to B.Arch, candidates must have scored at least 50% minimum aggregate in compulsory subjects

For all PG Courses

  • Candidates must have passed Bachelor’s degree with the specified minimum aggregate marks of 50%

For Lateral Entry Courses

  • Candidates must have completed 3 years full-time diploma in engineering/pharmacy or BCA/B.Sc (IT/CS)
  • They must have also completed Class 12th and their parents must be domiciled in the state of UP.

UPSEE 2021 Application Form

The application process for UPSEE 2021 was conducted online through the official website in the previous iteration of the exam. Intending and eligible candidates registered and applied online at the official UPSEE website by filling up the online application form. Based on such existing trends, it is expected that UPSEE 2021 Application Form will be released online and candidates can apply by following the simple instructions below.

How to apply?

The simple online application process can be completed by following these few basic steps at the official UPSEE website.

Step 1: Go to the official website of UPSEE i.e.

Step 2: At first, complete the registration process by clicking on the relevant link and entering all the necessary information correctly.

Step 3: Login to the website using the credentials generated through successful registration.

Step 4: Fill up the online application form and upload necessary scanned documents including photograph and signature.

Step 5: Complete the payment process and click on final submit to confirm the application form submission process.

Application Fee for UPSEE 2021

As evident, an application fee for a specified amount needs to be paid during the process of online application. The application process is not considered complete unless the payment is made. Candidates can check the fee details as per the last year exam from the table below.

CategoryMale / Female / TransApplication fee
GeneralMale / TransRs. 1300
GenralFemaleRs. 650
OBCMale / TransRs. 1300
SC / ST/ PHFemale / Male / TransRs. 650

UPSEE 2021 Syllabus

In order to take the test for the UPSEE 2021, candidates must be aware of the syllabus of the paper. As a matter of fact, the syllabus of the entrance exam for admission to various programs offered by AKTU is expected to be indicated by the University at the official website. Candidates must refer to the corresponding syllabus for the paper which is relevant for their preferred choice of program. Check out the details below.

UPSEE Paper applied forSubjects in syllabus
Paper 1Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Paper 2Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Paper 3Aptitude Test for Architecture & Design
Paper 4Aptitude test for General Awareness
Paper 5Aptitude Test for Lateral Entry in Engg
Paper 6Aptitude Test for MBA / MCA
Paper 7Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Pharmacy
Paper 8Aptitude Test for Lateral Entry in Engg (Diploma Holders)

Click here to get UPSEE 2021 Syllabus for all papers

UPSEE 2021 Exam Pattern

Unlike other entrance examinations, most of which are conducted as online computer-based tests, the UPSEE exam was held in the pen and paper mode until last year. Therefore, it is expected that candidates have to mark their responses on OMR sheets for all the MCQ type questions asked in the paper of UPSEE 2021. Check out the key aspects of the expected exam pattern of UPSEE 2021 below.

  • The examination is conducted in the pen and paper mode.
  • The duration is 03 hours for Paper 1 & 2, 2 hour and 30 minutes for Paper 3 and 02 hours for Paper 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.
  • All questions are of the objective type
  • The paper is set bilingually in Hindi and English languages
  • There is no negative marking in the exam

Check out the expected paper wise distribution of questions in UPSEE 2021 below

PaperNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Paper 150 each in P, C and M600
Paper 250 each in P, C and B600
Paper 350 each in Maths and Aesthetic Sensitivity
2 questions on drawing aptitude
Total questions: 102
Paper 4100 MCQs400
Paper 5100 MCQs400
Paper 6100 MCQs400
Paper 7100 MCQs400
Paper 8100 MCQs400

UPSEE 2021 Mock Tests

Mock tests are effective learning resources that can help a candidate to get well versed with the pattern of the question paper. The UPSEE 2021 mock tests are based on the question paper that came during the previous few years of the exam. Candidates can solve these as a part of their preparation strategy to know more about the type and nature of questions and adjust their strategy to answer the maximum number of questions accurately within the given time.

Click on the direct link to start a mock test for UPSEE 2021

CourseMock Test
UPSEE B.TechStart
UPSEE BioTech / B.PharmStart
UPSEE B.Arch AptitudeStart
UPSEE Agriculture EnggStart

Suggested Books for UPSEE 2021

Although there are a multitude of options available when it comes to selection of textbooks, guidebooks, solved papers or similar learning materials, it can be difficult to choose the best. The choice of the book must be to supplement the knowledge of the candidate by helping them understand important concepts and develop analytical abilities. On the other hand, guidebooks can help candidates prepare for the exam in a smarter way. Here are few suggestions from our end.

Book TitlePurchase Link
Sampurna Success Package UPTU UP SEE 2018Buy Here
14 Years Solved Papers UPTU UP SEEBuy Here
UPSEE Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, U.P. Physics Solved PapersBuy Here
UPSEE Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Calam Technical University, U.P. Mathematics Solved PapersBuy Here
Complete Self Study Guide UPTU UP SEE physicsBuy Here
Complete Self Study Guide UPTU UP SEE MathematicsBuy Here
Puja Up Rajya Engineering Entrance ExamBuy Here
UPSEE Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Calam Technical University, U.P. Chemistry Solved PapersBuy Here

UPSEE 2021 Admit Card

Based on the exam conducting methods followed last year, successful applicants are issued admit cards to appear in the UPSEE exam. Candidates can produce the admit card to be allowed to enter the exam hall. The procedure to get the UPSEE 2021 admit card is also very simple. Simply visit the website and log in to download the admit card.

Important points to remember about UPSEE 2021 Admit Card

  • Candidates have to produce the UPSEE 2021 admit card at the exam venue. It is also advised to carry government-issued photo identification to the exam centre.
  • Make sure that the login credentials at the UPSEE website i.e. are not forgotten. These will be required to get the admit card.
  • The UPSEE 2021 admit card contains details such as candidates personal information, category, gender, rural weightage, etc. These must be checked while downloading.

UPSEE 2021 Result

University indicates the tentative schedule of releasing the exam results in the information brochure. Exact dates of release of the UPSEE 2021 results will thus be known when AKTU released the information brochure.

AKTU releases the results of UPSEE 2021 at the official website i.e. as per schedule. Once the exam is over, the responses are evaluated and awarded marks as per the marking scheme. Thereafter, merit list of qualifying candidates are drawn and published online. Separate merit lists are available for each course. Another documents indicating the merit position, score-card etc. is also released shortly after the declaration of the UPSEE 2021 result.

UPSEE 2021 Counselling

Qualifiers of the UPSEE 2021 exam are called for counselling as per merit. Candidates are advised to keep a tab on the website for information about the beginning of the counselling sessions. These candidates are then allotted seats in courses chosen by them as per merit and availability. Complete schedule of counselling and related information is usually published at the website upsee.nic. in.

UPSEE 2021 Test Centers

As a national level examination, the AKTU conducts the UPSEE 2021 in all major cities of Uttar Pradesh as well as in other states. Check out the list of exam centres below.

UPSEE 2021

About AKTU

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University is a public collegiate University. It is situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh and was established by the state government initially as the Uttar Pradesh Technical University. Currently, the University have affiliated more than 800 colleges and offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and even doctoral degrees. For more details about the AKTU, candidates are encouraged to refer to the official website i.e.


Q1. Who conducts the UPSEE exam?
Ans. The exam is conducted by AKTU.

Q2. My parents are not domiciled in the state of UP. Can I apply?
Ans. No. Only those whose parents are domiciled in the state of UP can apply.

Q3. Can I avail scholarships based on UPSEE 2021 score?
Ans. There is no such provision yet.

Click here for the official website of UPSEE 2021

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