UPSEE 2020 Notification: Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) is a state-level entrance exam conducted every year by the Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) which was previously known as the Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU). AKTU will release the UPSEE notification 2020 on 27th January 2020, for the admission of undergraduate engineering courses as well as other UG and PG courses in various colleges in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Above 400 engineering colleges accept candidates for admission to B.Tech. courses through this exam. This is a huge opportunity for engineering aspirants.
Candidates must have a clear knowledge of the exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, important dates, etc. In this article on UPSEE notification 2020, we will provide you with all the necessary information for admission to first year engineering courses. Read on to find out.
UPSEE 2020: Everything You Need To Know
Let us first have an overview of UPSEE 2020:
|Name of the Exam||Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam 2020|
|Conducting Authority||Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU)|
|Purpose of the Exam||To select candidates for admission to various UG and PG courses|
|Frequency||Once a Year|
|Level of Exam||State Level|
|Number of Subjects (for Engineering)||Three|
|Total Number of Questions||150|
UPSEE 2020 Important Dates
The important dates for the exam are as under:
|Online Registration||27 Jan 2020 – 15 Mar 2020|
|Application Form Correction||16 Mar 2020 – 3 Apr 2020|
|Availability of Admit Card||27 Apr 2020 – 10 May 2020|
|UPSEE Exam (UG / PG)||May 10, 2020|
|Declaration of Result||June 2020 (Tentative)|
|Counselling||June 2020 – July 2020 (Tentative)|
UPSEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Based on the UPSEE 2019, the eligibility criteria for admission to first year B.Tech. can be expected given as under:
There is no age limit to appear for the exam.
For admission to B.Tech. courses, candidates must have:
a. Passed Class 12 or equivalent examination from a recognized board/University,
b. Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects (Physics and Mathematics or Biology for B.Tech. in Biotechnology) and any one of Chemistry/ Bio-Technology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject (Chemistry/ Bio-Technology / Technical Vocational subject for B.Tech. in Biotechnology) in their Class 12 (or equivalent) examination,
c. Secured a minimum of 45 percent (40 percent for candidates belonging to SC/ST categories) in aggregate in the three subjects required.
Candidates must be of Indian nationality. NRI, FN, PIO candidates are also eligible.
Note: No private colleges in Uttar Pradesh are allowed to give admission in more than 25 percent of the seats available in it to students from other states.
UPSEE 2020 Application Form
Eligible candidates can follow the steps as under to apply for UPSEE 2020:
Step 1: Registration
- a. Visit the official website of UPSEE – upsee.nic.in (Link will be updated as soon as it is activated) and click on the link provided to apply for UPSEE 2020 for admission to B.Tech. (or any other) courses.
- b. Under “New Candidate Registration”, click on “Apply”. Make sure the box against “Application Form” says “Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination For UG, MCA(Integrated) & MBA (Integrated) Course – 2020″.
- c. Read the instructions carefully and check the box against the declaration statement.
- d. Click on “Click here to proceed”.
- e. Enter your Personal and Contact Details (Name, Parents’ Names, Identity Card Number, Postal Address, Valid Email ID, and Phone Number), set up your security question and password.
- f. Enter the security pin and submit your registration form. A unique Application Number will be generated for you. Note that down.
Step 2: Filling Up Of Online Application
- a. Use your Application Number (generated by the system in after registration) and Password to login to your account.
- b. Enter other details, like domicile of your parents, state from which you passed/appeared for the qualifying examination, subjects, etc. Details about the exam, like the paper you are applying for and preferred exam city, are also to be provided.
- c. Verify all the details and submit your application form.
Step 3: Uploading Scanned Images
- a. Upload scanned images of your Photograph and Signature in the prescribed format.
- b. If the uploaded images are clear, click on the “Save” button and move on to the next step.
Step 4: Payment Of Application Fees
- a. UPSEE application fee can be paid only in the online mode through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking.
- b. Choose the mode of payment and pay the application fee.
- c. Upon successful payment, a Transaction Number will be generated. Note it down.
- d. Click on the link provided to download the “Confirmation Page” and download it for future reference.
Requirements Of Photograph
- a. The photograph should be a recent color photo in passport size (3.5 cm X 4.5 cm),
- b. The background should be of light colour, preferably white,
- c. The scanned image should be of JPEG format,
- d. The size of the file shouldn’t exceed 100 kb.
Requirements Of Signature
- a. The signature should be clear on a white paper (3.5 cm X 1.5 cm),
- b. The scanned image should be in JPEG format,
- c. The size of the image file shouldn’t exceed 30 kb.
The UPSEE application form fee for all categories are tabulated below:
UPSEE 2020 Application Fee
|Male/Transgender candidates belonging to General and OBC category||
|All SC/ST candidates as well as Female/ Physically Handicapped candidates of all categories||
UPSEE Exam Centers
UPSEE 2020 will be conducted in around 42 cities in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Outside Uttar Pradesh, UPSEE will be conducted in around 17 other cities.
UPSEE Exam Pattern
The UPSEE exam pattern for engineering aspirants is tabulated below:
Number of Questions/Maximum Marks
Note the following points about the exam pattern:
- The exam will be conducted in the offline mode.
- All the questions will be of objective type (Multiple Choice Questions).
- Each question carries 4 marks.
- There is no negative marking in UPSEE 2020.
- The total time duration of the exam is 3 hours.
- The exam will be conducted in English and Hindi.
UPSEE 2020 Syllabus
The UPSEE syllabus for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics are as under:
UPSEE Syllabus For Physics
The different chapters included in UPSEE Physics syllabus are as under:
- Motion in One Dimension
- Laws of Motion
- Motion in Two Dimensions
- Work, Power, and Energy
- Linear Momentum and Collisions
- Rotation of a Rigid Body about a Fixed Axis
- Oscillatory Motion
- Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
- Heat and Thermodynamics
- Current Electricity
- Magnetic Effect of Current
- Magnetism in Matter
- Electromagnetic Induction
- Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
- Wave Optics
- Modern Physics
UPSEE Syllabus For Chemistry
The different chapters included in UPSEE Chemistry syllabus are as under:
- Atomic Structure
- Chemical Bonding
- Redox Reactions
- Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics
- Acid-Base Concepts
- Colligative Properties of Solutions
- Periodic Table
- Preparation and Properties of the following: Hydrogen peroxide. copper sulfate, silver nitrate, plaster of paris, borax, Mohr’s salt, alums, white and red lead, microcosmic salt and bleaching powder, sodium thiosulfate
- General Organic Chemistry
- IUPAC Nomenclature
- Preparation and Properties Of the Followings: Hydrocarbons, monohydric alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, monocarboxylic acids, primary amines, benzene, nitrobenzene, aniline, phenol, benzaldehyde, benzoic acid, Grignard Reagent
- Solid State
UPSEE Syllabus For Mathematics
The different chapters included in UPSEE Mathematics syllabus are as under:
- Coordinate Geometry
UPSEE Syllabus For Biology
The different chapters included in UPSEE Mathematics syllabus are as under:
- Origin of Life
- Organic Evolution
- Mechanism of Organic Evolution
- Human Genetics and Eugenics
- Applied Biology
- Mammalian Anatomy
- Animal Physiology – Nutrition, Excretion, Respiratory System, Nervous System, Endocrine System, Circulatory System, Animal Diversity
- Detailed Study of Protozoa, Porifera, Coelenterata, Aschelminthes, Annelida, Arthropoda
- Comparison between Periplaneta and Blatta
- Plant Cell
- Seeds in Angiospermic Plants
- Cell Differentiation Plant Tissue
- Anatomy of Root, Stem, and Leaf
- Important Phylums – Algae, Fungi, Pteridophyta
- Classification of Angiosperm
UPSEE 2020 Admit Card
AKTU will release the UPSEE Admit Card on April 2020. The hall ticket will be released on the official website of UPSEE. Candidates will have to log in with their Application Number and Password in order to download their admit card.
The UPSEE admit card is a very important document that candidates must preserve till the admission process gets over. It will have all the important information about the candidate and the exam mentioned on it, including the exam center. Without the admit card, candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam hall.
Although candidates will be able to download the admit card but they shouldn’t wait until the last moment to download their admit card.
UPSEE 2020 Cutoff
In order to qualify in the exam, candidates must secure a minimum of 25 percent (20 percent for candidates belonging to SC/ST categories) marks in the exam.
UPSEE 2020 Result & Merit List
AKTU will declare the UPSEE 2020 result on the official website. The result will be declared in the second week of August 2020. In order to check their result and download their UPSEE scorecard, candidates need to log in with their Application Number and Password. The score card will contain the total marks secured by the candidate, marks secured in each subject, qualifying status, and merit position.
Based on the marks secured by the candidates, AKTU will prepare a merit list. In case, two or more students obtain the same score, the ranks of the candidates will be determined as follows:
- The candidate who has a lesser number of incorrect/wrong attempts will be given preference.
- If the tie still remains, the candidate with a higher score in Mathematics will be given preference.
- If the tie still persists, the candidate with a higher score in Physics will be given preference.
- Next, the older candidate will be placed at higher merit.
- Lastly, the candidate with the lowest Application Number will be given preference.
UPSEE 2020 Counselling
UPSEE counselling dates are not announced yet. Candidates must check the official website regularly to know the counselling dates and procedure. Allotment of seats will be based on the candidates’ preference, merit, and availability.
Now you have all the necessary information regarding the exam.
With just a few days left for the exam, candidates must focus on their preparation. To get a seat in one of the top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh, candidates must secure a high score. This is possible only when you finish the entire syllabus thoroughly and practice a sufficient number of UPSEE practice questions.
As UPSEE 2020 syllabus is almost the same as the syllabus of JEE Main, we would recommend you solve JEE Main practice questions on Embibe. It will provide you for the exams or questions with higher difficulty level than expected. Embibe also provides engineering mock tests. All of these are available for free. Practice these questions and take the mock tests. You will definitely ace the exam.
We hope this detailed article on UPSEE 2020 helps you. If you have any query, drop a comment below and we will get back to you at the earliest.116 Views