UPSEE 2018





UPSEE 2018 Introduction

UPSEE is a State level Entrance exam for degree level engineering institutions and other professional colleges. The examination duties and responsibilities have been assigned to Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh, The Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, Technical Education Department, has consented for the constitution of Central Admission Board (CAB) under the Chairmanship of the Vice Chancellor, Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow to supervise and control the State Entrance Examination herein after referred as UPSEE-2018 being conducted by Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh. The CAB has absolute rights for conducting of UPSEE-2018, and to decide about modalities of admissions and allotment of seats. The jurisdiction of CAB extends to colleges / institutes affiliated to AKTU, Lucknow.

UPTU/UPSEE was established by the Government of Uttar Pradesh. It is also known as AKTU (Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University). The university has been sub-divided into five zones with 150-160 colleges in each zone.

The CAB is authorized to take every decision regarding conduct and admissions through UPSEE-2018

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UPSEE 2018 Important Dates

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU/UPTU), Uttar Pradesh conducts UPSEE exam for candidates aspiring admission to various professional degree courses. And for the current year, 2018-2019, AKTU has released important dates which includes – release of online application form, last date to submit, admit card download, examination dates, UPSEE result.

UPSEE Important Dates 2018

Events Dates
Availability of Online UPSEE Application form 23rd January, 2018
Last date to submit application form 15.03.2018
(extended till 30.03.2018, 5:00 PM)
Last date for fee payment 01.04.2018, 5:30 PM
Online Partial Correction of filled and submitted online Application form 05.04.2018
Admit card download From 20th April, 2018,11.00 AM till date of examination
Examination dates 29.04.2018
Paper 1,2,3(10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Paper 2 (3.00 PM to 5:30 PM)
Result declaration 1st week of June, 2018

UPSEE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

UPSEE is a state level entrance exam conducted by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh for providing admissions to UG and PG courses in colleges located in Uttar Pradesh.

Eligibility Criteria encompasses various factors like –

  • Qualifying exam
  • Qualifying marks
  • Nationality
  • Age
  • Domicile

Which slightly varies for each course

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UPSEE 2018 Application Form

Applications has been released by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) in online mode from January 23rd 2018. The date for submission of online application form is extended from 15th March 2018 to 30th March 2018.UPSEE 2018 Entrance Exam for B Tech B Arch B Pharm will be held on April 29th 2018.Candidates can also fill UPSEE application form 2018 with late fee untill April 1st 2018. UPSEE application form correction facility is available till April 5th 2018.

Candidates have to fill all of the required valid information in the online application form of UPSEE 2018. The scanned images of the photograph, signature and thumb impression of the candidate also have to be uploaded in the UPSEE 2018 application form.

Aadhaar card number is not mandatory for filling the UPSEE application form 2018. Candidates who do not have Aadhaar no may also fill the application form by mentioning alternative identification number.

Steps to fill Application form

  1. Registration
  2. Filling of application form
  3. Uploading of Scanned Images
  4. Payment of examination fees
  5. Printing of Confirmation Page

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UPSEE 2018 Time Table

The UPSEE examination is conducted for the B Tech, B Arch, B Pharm courses in two sessions i.e 10:00 am to 1:00 pm for 3 papers (paper 1, paper 2, paper 3) with a duration of 3 hours and 3:00pm to 5:30 pm for paper 4 with a duration of 2 hours 30 minutes.

UPSEE Timetable for 2018

Date of examination Paper code Subjects Timings
29th April, 2018 Paper 1 Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (3 Hours)
Paper 2 Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Paper 3 AG-I, AG-II and AG-III
Paper 4 Aptitude Test for Architecture 3.00 PM to 5:30 PM (2 Hours 30 Minutes)

UPSEE 2018 Exam centres

The UPSEE-2018 will be held at various cities as given in the following table. The candidates are advised to give three choices of examination cities. Around 41 centres are assigned as exam centres across UP and 8 exam centres will conduct the exam outside UP. Candidates are advised to choose the exam centres in decreasing order.

List of Subjects for each Paper

  • Paper 1 - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Paper 2 - Physics, Chemistry and Biology
  • Paper 3 - AG-I, AG-II, AG-III
  • Paper 4 - Aptitude Test for Architecture

Part-A: Mathematics & Aesthetic Sensitivity

Part-B: Drawing Aptitude

UPSEE 2018 Admit Card

UPSEE admit card 2018, candidates should enter their application number of UPSEE 2018, date of birth and password, While downloading the admit card the candidates must verify and ensure that all the information available is correct. In case of any mistakes, it must be informed to AKTU officials for correction.

Steps to download UPSEE Admit card

  • Visit the official website (
  • Enter the UPSEE application number 2018, date of birth and password
  • Admit card for UPSEE exam will be displayed
  • Check and Verify all the particulars on the UPSEE 2018 admit card.
  • Download the admit card take at least 2 printout copies of the card.

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UPSEE 2018 Exam Pattern

Candidates can opt for the courses they want. For example, if a candidate opts for B.Tech, the candidate have to appear in Paper 1. However, B.Tech (Biotechnology) candidates can opt for any Paper i.e Paper 1 & Paper 2 .The entrance test will have objective multiple type questions, with one correct answer.

Paper 1, paper 2, paper 3 and paper 4 is a pen and paper based test. Marking Scheme for each question will be four marks for every correct response. More than one correct answer for each question will be determined as an incorrect answer. There will be no negative marking for incorrect answers.

UPSEE 2018 Marking Scheme

Status Marks
Correct answer +4
Wrong answer No Marks
Unattempted question No Marks

UPSEE 2018 Answer Key

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) will release UPSEE 2018 answer key in online mode after the UPSEE entrance exam. Candidates can match their responses with the UPSEE answer key 2018.

Check out the Answer Keys provided.

Grievance Submission for Paper 1 to Paper 4: Dr. Abdul Kalam Technical University has released Answer keys for Paper 1 to Paper 4. Candidates can go through the keys and submit their grievances to upto 7th May, 2018 in the prescribed format.

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UPSEE 2018 Results

UPSEE results 2018 will be released by AKTU in the first week of June, 2018. Results will be based on the performance of the candidate. Prior to the release of result, answer key would be released for the benefit of candidates.

Based on performance of the candidates in UPSEE-2018, separate merit lists will be prepared for each course. Merit position, score-card with total marks and marks obtained in each subject shall be available on website after the declaration of the result.

Steps to check UPSEE Results 2018

  • Go to official website
  • Click on Result link
  • Enter UPSEE Application number and Date of Birth
  • Click on Submit
  • View the result. Download and take the printout of result

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UPSEE 2018 Cutoff

After the results are declared by AKTU, cut off will be announced so that candidates who have been qualified can register for further processes. Cut off is the minimum marks/score required by the candidate to qualify for counselling.

The cut-off percentage of marks in UPSEE-2018 for the merit of successful candidates is 25% (20% for SC/ST) as per UP State Government order.

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UPSEE 2018 Participating Institutions/Colleges

Admissions are provided to all the qualified candidates into the B.Tech courses on the basis of their scores obtained in UPSEE examination 2018. The tentative list of UPSEE participating institutes 2018 is given below. It will be updated it is officially released by AKTU.

The participating institutes include Government, Government aided and unaided schools/colleges of architecture spread across the country.

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UPSEE 2018 Counselling

UPSEE 2018 counselling will be conducted in three rounds in online mode. All the candidates who have qualified in the entrance exam need to register themselves to participate in the counselling session.the counselling process will be done in three rounds. The AKTU university will prepare a merit list for the candidates considering their UPSEE 2018 scores.

A stepwise UPSEE 2018 counselling procedure given below.

Step 1:Registration and counselling fee payment

Step 2:Document verification

Step 3:Filling of choices

Step 4:Seat allotment

Step 5:Online willingness by the candidates

UPSEE 2018 Seat Allotment

Candidates have to register for UPSEE counselling 2018, pay the fee and get their documents verified at the time of counselling. Next candidates can choose their colleges and courses in the order of priority and lock their choices

Candidates are allotted seats during UPSEE seat allotment 2018 on the basis of their choice filling and merit list. After each round of seat allotment, candidates will get three options to freeze, float or withdraw their allotted seat.

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UPSEE 2018 Reservation Criteria

Reservation criteria for UPSEE is defined by AKTU, under which various categories claim seats for admission to various courses. There are various quotas to claim seats such as – rural quota, PWD quota, caste, gender etc.

The various Reservation Criteria set by UPSEE are :

  • Vertical Reservation
  • Horizontal Reservation
  • Rural Areas Reservation
  • Reservation Seats Under Different Scheme
  • Kashmiri Migrants Reservation
  • Economically Weaker Meritorious Students Reservation

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UPSEE 2018 Helpline Numbers and Contact Details

Candidates applying for UPSEE 2018 might have queries regarding Applications, Admit card, Exam, Results, Counselling, Allotments, Admissions. In order to solve those queries Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Uttar Pradesh which conducts UPSEE examination has released the UPSEE 2018 Helpline Numbers and Helpdesk numbers.

Both Candidates and Parents can call to those number to resolve their queries. The complete UPSEE 2018 Helpline Numbers, Contact details of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University and UPSEE helpdesk numbers are given below.

UPSEE 2018 Contact Address

Registrar Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh

Sec 11, Jankipuram Vistar Yojna,

University Kakinada Kakinada – 533003

Lucknow - 226 031 (U.P)

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