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AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023: Application form (Soon), Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Important Dates, Syllabus

UPSEE is also famous for the name of the AKTU/UPTU 2023 Entrance Exam. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) also known as Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) administers Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) granting admission to UG and PG courses.

By giving this exam, students are admitted to the 1st and 2nd year of B.Tech. Candidates who are willing to get admission to the affiliated colleges of AKTU will have to fill out the application form.

In this section, you will get all the updates for AKTU/UPTU 2023 Application form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Important Dates, and Syllabus.

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Notifications

Any official updates will be provided here.

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Overview

Exam NameUttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination.
Exam LevelState Level
Conducted byDr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University
Offered CoursesUG Courses & PG courses
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Marking SchemeFor Correct Answer (+) 4 Marks.
Negative MarkingNot Applicable.
Lateral EntryB.Tech/B.Pharm/MCA.
Paper MediumEnglish & Hindi.

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Exam Dates

All important dates of UPSEE 2023 can be checked by candidates here:

Commencement of Online application formApril 2023
Final date to fill the application formMay 2023
Correction window for ApplicationJune 2023
Admit card release date for PG coursesJune 2023
Admit card release date for other UG and PG coursesJune 2023
Examination date for UG coursesJune 2023
Examination date for PG coursesJune 2023
Publication of answer key
Final date to submit objection on the answer key
Result DeclarationJuly (PG)
Beginning of Counselling

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University defined certain criteria for enrollment in the UPSEE 2023 entrance exam for candidates who want to join. In the event that a student fails to comply with these criteria and is still in the test, he/she may lose the candidacy at any stage in the examination process.

The following are various parameters that are expected to be met.

General Eligibility:

    u003cliu003eIndian National applicants can apply.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eThere is no age limit for UPSEE 2022.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eMigrants may also apply NRI, PIO, Foreign Nationals, Children of Indian Workers in the Gulf Countries.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eApplicants who appear in the qualification examination are also eligible for application.u003c/liu003e

Qualification Eligibility:

The qualification criteria for the different UPSEE exam courses are provided below:

CoursesEligibility Criteria
B.Tech, B.Des & Integrated MCA12th passed candidates with Physics and Mathematics and having any 1 subjects from Chemistry/ Bio-Technology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.
Minimum 45% marks (40% for reserved categories).
B.Tech Bio-Technology12th passed candidates with Physics and Mathematics/Biology and having any 1 subjects from Chemistry/ Bio-Technology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject.
B.Pharma10+2 qualified candidates with Physics & Chemistry and having any 1 subject from Mathematics/ Bio-Technology/ Biology / Technical Vocational Subject.
Minimum 45% marks (40% for reserved categories).
BHMCT/BFAD/BFA/ MBA(Integrated)12th passed candidates with any stream achieving 45% marks without grace and 40% for SC/ST category candidates.
B.Arch10+2 passed candidates with Physics and Mathematics and having any 1 subjects from Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Biology/ Engineering Drawing / Technical Vocational subject with securing 50% aggregate.
MBA/MCACandidates having bachelor’s degree courses of 3 years minimum duration from any recognized university.
Minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) applicants.
For MCA, applicants must have passed Mathematics at 10+2 level or Graduation level.
B.Tech – LEEngineering Diploma, B.Sc. Graduate candidates with Mathematics subject at 10+2 level.
B.Pharm – LEDiploma in Pharmacy applicants can apply.
MCA – LEBCA, B.Sc (IT/ Computer Science) degree holder candidates are eligible to apply

Subject Combination Required

The subject combination needed to be eligible for admission to UPSEE first-year courses of B.Tech. /B.Des./ B.Arch. / B. Pharm. / BHMCT / BFAD / BFA /MBA (Integrated) /MCA (Integrated) is tabulated below:

How to Apply for AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023?

Before filling out a UPTU application form, applicants must read the information bulletin. Please refer to the following details for the application form:

    u003cliu003eUPSEE 2022 applications are submitted only through online mode.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eApplicants can use the official website to file the UPSEE 2022 application form.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eApplicants who fill out the form online must also upload scanned signature pictures, coloured photographs and thumb-left printing images.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eCandidates must not forward to the University a hard copy of the completed application form or of any other document.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eThe university will also offer an application correction facility.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eAfter payment of the application fee, the student can download the u0022Confirmation Pageu0022 printout for future purposes.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003ePlease note on the confirmation page the application number.u003c/liu003e

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Application fee

UPSEE 2023 application fee details are as follows:

Category Application fee
For Male/Transgender Candidates of General/OBC CategoryINR 1300
For Female/SC/ST/PwD CategoryINR 650

The applicants can pay by filling out the challan issued by UPSEE 2023, the leading authority, after filling up the form, through an online debit card, online wallet, etc., or through offline payment methods, such as via a bank. (only if you choose offline payment mode).

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) Papers for Courses Offered

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Exam Pattern

Understanding the examination pattern is necessary to prepare for the examination accordingly. A comprehensive overview of the question paper includes the number of questions put to the examination, topics covered, markings negative, etc. Paper 1 to Paper 4 would be performed offline while papers 5 to paper 11 would be performed in computer mode. The allocated time would be 3 hours for each paper.

Mode of examinationOnline and offline (both depending upon exam)
Number of Questions asked150
Maximum Marks600
Duration of Exam3 Hours
Section in Paper3 to 4 (depending upon the Course applied for)
PaperSubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
Paper 1Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics50 objective types question each of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with a total of 150 questions.600
Paper 2Physics, Chemistry, and Biology50 objective types question each of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with a total of 150 questions.600
Paper 3Aptitude test for Architecture & DesignPart A: Mathematics & Aesthetic SensitivityPart B: Drawing Aptitude50 objective types question each of Mathematics & Aesthetic Sensitivity with a total of 100 questions and two questions to test drawing aptitude.600
Paper 4Aptitude Test for General Awareness (BHMCT/BFAD/BFA/MBA/ (Integrated))100 objective-type questions.400
Paper 5Aptitude Test for B.Sc. Graduates in Engineering (Lateral Entry)/ 2nd year MCA (Lateral Entry)100 objective-type questions.400
Paper 6Aptitude Test for MBA/ MCA100 objective type questions.400
Paper 7Aptitude Test for Diploma holders in Pharmacy (Lateral Entry)100 objective type questions.400
Paper 8Aptitude Test for Diploma holders in Engineering (Lateral Entry)100 objective type questions.400

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Admit Card

The admit Card is published online in UPSEE 2023 on the official website upsee.nic.in. UPSEE admit card option will not be allowed to be downloaded after the notified period and no downloads are available after the notified period. Therefore, as soon as they are published, applicants are encouraged to download their admit cards. On the admit card the following details are given:

    u003cliu003eCandidate’s Nameu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eCandidate’s Photo and Signatureu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eExam Date and Timeu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eExam Venue and Reporting Timeu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eExam Day Instructionsu003c/liu003e

How to download Admit Card?

By following the given steps, students can download their UPSEE 2023 Admit Card:

    u003cliu003eGo to the official website of UPSEE 2022.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eClick on the admit card for UPSEE 2022.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eThere will be a login window.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eEnter and download the admit card with your UPSEE 2022 application number and password.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eThe window will display the admit card.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eClick Admit Card Download.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eTake a printout of the same card after downloading the admit card.u003c/liu003e

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Reservation Criteria

AKTU offers candidates two types of reservations, vertical and horizontal via UPSEE. Check the seat reservation according to the following two types:

Vertical Reservation (Category)

Scheduled Caste (SC) from UP21%
Scheduled Trible (ST) from UP02%
Other Backward Classes (OBC) from UP27%

Horizontal Reservation (Sub-category available in each category):

Sub CategoryCodeMaximum Percentage of Total Seats
Dependents of Freedom Fighters from UPUPFF02%
Sons/Daughters of defense personnel of UP either retired (superannuated) or killed/disabled in action or defense personnel posted in UP/ defense personnel domicile of UP & posted outside UPUPAF05%
Physically Handicapped/ Disabled from UPUPHC03%
Females from UPUPGL20%

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Marking Scheme

In the UPSEE 2023, the total marks scored by the applicant will be determined by the number of questions attempted and the marks awarded. For UPSEE 2023, the following system of markings applies.

There would be 4 marks for each objective question. If the answer is accurate, marks would be awarded.
More than one answer to a question is considered wrong and, even when one of those marked answers is correct, no marks would be granted in that case.
There would, however, be no negative marking; a record of incorrect answers, marked by the applicant, would be kept separate.

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Exam Centers

As indicated in the following tables, UPSEE 2023 will take place in different cities. Applicants should choose 3 exam city choices.

    u003cliu003eThe OMR-based tests are paper 1, paper 2, paper 3 and paper 4 and are conducted in different cities as specified in the Examination City Table I.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eThe computer-based tests conducted in different cities under Table II are Papers 5, Paper 6, Paper 7, Paper 8, Paper 9, Paper 10, and Paper 11.u003c/liu003e

Examination City Table-I

(OMR Based Test for Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3, and Paper 4)

(Please Scroll the tables, for complete information)

Cities in the State of U.P.
4.Aligarh21.Jalaun (Orai)38.Saharanpur
7.Ballia24.Kanpur Nagar41.Varanasi
8.Mau25.Kanpur DehatCities in the Other States
9.Bareilly26.Lakhimpur Kheri
14.Ambedkar Nagar31.Gautam Buddha Nagar46.Ranchi
 15.Barabanki –(Noida/Greater Noida)47.Jaipur
16. Faizabad32.Ghaziabad48.Kolkata

Examination City Table-II

(Computer Based Test for Paper 5, Paper 6, Paper 7, Paper 8, Paper 9, Paper 10, and Paper 11)

3.Allahabad9.Gautam Buddha Nagar15.Meerut
4.Ambedkar Nagar10.Moradabad16.Noida / Greater Noida
    u003cliu003eThe applicants shall be advised to give their choices for the examination city very carefully. Applicants are suggested to select from Examination City Table-I and/or Examination City Table-II based on the paper they have chosen.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eIn the case where the applicant has selected papers so that some of these papers are OMR-based tests (Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4), some of which are Computer-based tests (Paper 5, Paper 6, Paper 7, Paper 7, Paper 8, Paper 9, Paper 10 and Paper 11), the city of examination choices is to be selected only as Table-II of Examination.u003c/liu003e

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Syllabus

For different courses, the UPSEE curriculum is separate. The curriculum of the UG courses will be 10 + 2 and the curriculum of the PG courses is graduation level.

For B.Tech courses, the syllabus comprises topics from physics, chemistry, and mathematics subjects.

For the B.Pharma program, topics are asked from physics, chemistry, and biology subjects.

For PG courses, the syllabus is asked from the respective graduation subjects.

For the examination, applicants should prepare in accordance with the formal curriculum prescribed.

The curriculum can assist applicants in preparing themselves for the exam by informing them about the subjects.

Preparation Tips

    u003cliu003eIn the first step, learn all the info concerning the curriculum and the exam pattern officially prescribed.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eStart preparing a time table for all topics and share time equally.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eTake into account your preparations with the best study material and reference books.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eTry to solve questions and sample papers for previous years in order to understand the examination pattern.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eUtilize mock tests to analyse your performance on a regular basis.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eCreate short notes and check them regularly on difficult topics.u003c/liu003e

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Answer Key

AKTU will be releasing UPSEE 2023 Answer key, i.e. upsee.nic.in. The officials will also publish official exam papers and responses together with the answer keys. By answer key, applicants can verify the right answers to all the questions provided in the examination. They can also analyze the marks they have achieved during the examination. For all eight papers, AKTU will also publish the UPSEE question paper. Applicants can challenge the UPSEE answer key.

The following is the marking scheme for calculating the score using the UPSEE answer key:

    u003cliu003eNo Negative Marking.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eFor paper 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, marks per question contain 04 marks.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eMarks for paper 3 per question contain 05 marks.u003c/liu003e

How to download AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Answer Key?

Students can check the answer keys through the official exam’s website for all papers. To access the same, follow the mentioned steps:

    u003cliu003eGo to UPSEE’s official website i.e. upsee.nic.in.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eClick the UPSEE link Answer Key 2022.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eClick on paper and set link to see the answer key (four sets are available for each paper).u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eUPSEE Answer key will be provided on the screen in PDF format when you click the link. Applicants are then recommended to download the answer key and to print it out.u003c/liu003e

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Result

UPSEE 2023 results will be announced depending on the applicant’s performance in the admissions test. AKTU posts outcomes on its official website for UPSEE 2023. Depending on the performance of the candidate, the authority will release a separate merit list for the various courses.  Qualifying applicants will be able to check the UPSEE scoreboard and merit list on the website by providing their birth date and roll number. Applicants may then participate in the counseling process after that. Registration of UPSEE Counselling will begin in the second week of June 2023.

Details mentioned on AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Result

Details that are mentioned on the UPSEE result and scorecard are given below:

    u003cliu003eNameu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eRoll Numberu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eDate of Birthu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eCourse applied foru003c/liu003eu003cliu003ePaper for which the exam is givenu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eCategoryu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eSub-categoryu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eMerit Ranku003c/liu003eu003cliu003eTotal marks scoredu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eMarks obtained in each subjectu003c/liu003e

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Cut off

The mark cut-off percentage for qualified candidates’ merit is 25 percent (20 percent for SC/ST category candidates). Applicants who meet the criteria for the UPSEE Cut off would be invited to the counseling round.

Marks expectedCut off Rank (Expected)
Above 5001-600
Below 120Above 90000

AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Counselling

A merit list will be prepared based on the rank obtained by the applicant in UPSEE 2023. Applicants achieving top scores would be placed higher on the merit list whilst those scoring poor grades would float down.

For the document verification process, applicants who will appear on the merit list would be called upon. Following the document verification, applicants will be permitted to partake in the locking process of registration and choice.

The UPSEE 2023 counseling procedure will start from the 4th week of June 2023. UPSEE counseling would be done on the basis of the applicant’s performance in the UPSEE 2023 merit list as well as the candidate’s choice locked at the time of the choice process.

The procedure for counseling is as follows:

    u003cliu003eApplicants who are selected for counselling would have to pay the registration fee required to begin the process.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eThe registration fee for general and OBC applicants will be INR 20,000, and INR 12,000 for SC / ST applicants.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eThe application fee is adjusted at the time of admission.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eApplicants can freeze the assigned seat and leave the counselling process, float the seat holding the assigned seat and go for further counselling sessions or withdraw the assigned seat and also counselling process.u003c/liu003e

Documents required for AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 Counselling

Applicants will have to bring their original documents/certificates during UPSEE 2023 Counseling. Below are the documents:

    u003cliu003eClass 10u003csupu003ethu003c/supu003e Marksheet u0026amp; Passing Certificateu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eClass 12u003csupu003ethu003c/supu003e Marksheet u0026amp; Passing Certificateu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eCategory Certificateu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eSub-Category Certificateu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eUPSEE 2022 Admit Cardu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eUPSEE 2022 Rank Cardu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eDomicile Certificateu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eDomicile Certificate of Parents (If pass the qualifying exam outside of UP)u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eCharacter Certificateu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eMedical Certificateu003c/liu003e

Colleges accepting AKTU/UPTU (UPSEE) 2023 scores

Various AKTU-affiliated colleges as well as other Universities in Uttar Pradesh acknowledge UPSEE scores. There are around 841 AKTU-affiliated institutions/colleges in the state of Uttar Pradesh, along with other universities. The following are a few top colleges and universities which accept UPSEE scores:

Top Colleges Accepting UPSEE Scores
IIT KanpurMNNIT Allahabad
IIIT AllahabadGalgotias Educational Institutions
Harcourt Butler Technical UniversitySchool of Engineering and Technology, Sharda University
Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering CollegeAmity University- Lucknow Campus
GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and ManagementAligarh Muslim University


The admit card can be downloaded by the official website.

No there is no different in the hall ticket and admit card for AKTU/UPTU.

You need to contact the conducting authorities immediately if you find any discrepancies in your AKTU/UPTU admit card.

Yes, a correction period will be provided to students after the application form process finishes.

UPTU, now known as AKTU, is a university that conducts the said UPSEE examination for admission to the University Program at AKTU.

1,44,000 Seats Available, 1,43,840 Fill Form, 1,36,852 Give Entrance Exam, 1,18,815 Students Qualify. Although top colleges have limited seats only.

The UPSEE 2023 participating institutes includes 13 government aided colleges, 8 state universities and around 200 private/unaided colleges.

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