UPSEE 2021: Abdul Kalam Technical University conducts the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) every year. However, this year the authorities have announced that the admissions to undergraduate engineering courses as well as other UG and PG courses in various colleges of Uttar Pradesh (UP) will be done through a single exam, i.e., JEE Main. As per the National Testing Agency, JEE Main 2021 will be conducted in four sessions (from February till May) for candidates applying for B.E./B.Tech. Therefore, it becomes crucial that the aspirants prepare effectively for the exam.
Aspirants want to get admissions in UPSEE 2021-22 session had to go through JEE Main this year. JEE Main February session is scheduled to be conducted from February 23 to 26; March session from March 15 to 18; April session from April 27 to 30 and May session from May 24 to 28, 2021. In this article, we will be providing you with all the details related to UPSEE 2021 notification including the registration, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result and counselling. Continue reading this article to know more about the UPTU 2021 exam and the related information.
- – (i). The admissions to UPSEE 2021-22 session will be done through JEE Main exam.
- – (ii). JEE Main 2021 will be done in four sessions from February to May.
UPSEE 2021: Overview
The admissions to UPSEE 2021-22 will be done through the combined entrance exam – JEE Main.
Before we get into the details of UPSEE exam, let’s take a quick look at a brief overview of the exam:
|Name of the Exam||JEE Main (on behalf of Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam – UPSEE 2021)|
|Conducting Authority||National Testing Agency|
|Purpose of the Exam||Admission to Engineering, Other UG & PG Courses|
|Exam Frequency||Four sessions this year|
|Level of Exam||National level|
|Examination Mode||Computer-based Test (Online)|
|Number of Subjects (for Engineering)||Three|
|Total Number of Questions||90 (out of 75 needs to be answered)|
|Time Duration||3 Hours|
UPSEE 2021 Exam Dates
Aspirants willing to participate in the UPSEE exam had to keep in mind about the exam schedule of the JEE Main exam.
|Exam Events||JEE Main February Attempt||JEE Main March Attempt||JEE Main April Attempt (Tentative)||JEE Main May Attempt (Tentative)|
|JEE Main Registration Dates Commences||December 16, 2020||2nd week of February 2021 (Tentative)||2nd week of March 2021 (Tentative)||2nd week of April 2021 (Tentative)|
|Last Date To Fill JEE Main Application Form||January 23, 2021||4th week of February 2021 (Tentative)||4th week of March 2021 (Tentative)||4th week of April 2021 (Tentative)|
|Last Date for JEE Main Fee Payment||January 24, 2021||4th week of February 2021 (Tentative)||4th week of March 2021 (Tentative)||4th week of April 2021 (Tentative)|
|JEE Main Correction Dates||January 27 to 30, 2021||4th week of February 2021 (Tentative)||4th week of March 2021 (Tentative)||4th week of April 2021 (Tentative)|
|Release of JEE Main Admit Card||2nd week of February 2021||1st week of March 2021 (Tentative)||2nd week of April 2021 (Tentative)||2nd week of May 2021 (Tentative)|
|JEE Main 2021 Exam||February 23 to 26, 2021||March 15 to 18, 2021||April 27 to 30, 2021||May 24 to 28, 2021|
|Declaration of JEE Main Result||March 2021 (Tentative)||April 2021 (Tentative)||May 2021 (Tentative)||June 2021 (Tentative)|
UPSEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria
As the UPSEE eligibility criteria will follow the JEE Main requirements, you can take a look below.
There is no age limit to appear for the exam.
For admission to B.Tech. courses, candidates must have:
- Passed Class 12 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board/University.
- 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.
Candidates must be of Indian nationality. NRI, FN, PIO candidates are also eligible.
UPSEE 2021 Application Form: How To Apply For JEE Main Exam?
As the UPSEE admissions will be considered through the JEE Main exam this year, the eligible candidates can follow the steps as under to apply for JEE Main 2021:
UPSEE (JEE Main) Registration
- – 1st Step: Visit the official website of JEE Main at – upsee.nic.in and click on the button “Apply for JEE (Main) 2021”.
- – 2nd Step: Under “New Registration”, check the box that says “I have downloaded Information Bulletin, read and understood all the instructions.”
- – 3rd Step: Click on “Click here to proceed”.
- – 4th Step: Enter your Personal, Contact Details (Name, Parents’ Names, Identity Card Number, Postal Address, Valid Email ID, and Phone Number), set up your security question and password.
- – 5th Step: Enter the security pin and submit your registration form. A unique Application Number will be generated for you. Note that down.
Filling Up Of Online Application
- – 6th Step: Use your Application Number (generated by the system after registration) and Password to login to your account.
- – 7th Step: Enter other details, like domicile of your parents, state from which you passed/appeared for the qualifying examination, subjects, details about the exam, like the paper you are applying for and preferred exam city, etc.
- – 8th Step: Verify all the details and submit your application form.
UPSEE (JEE Main): Uploading Scanned Images
- – 9th Step: Upload scanned images of your Photograph and Signature in the prescribed format (mentioned in the next section).
- – 10th Step: If the uploaded images are clear, click on the “Save” button and move on to the next step.
Step 4: Payment Of Application Fees
- – 11th Step: The application fee can be paid only in the online mode through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking.
- – 12th Step: Choose the mode of payment and pay the application fee.
- Upon successful payment, a Transaction Number will be generated. Note it down.
- – 13th Step: Click on the link provided to download the “Confirmation Page” and download it for future reference.
Requirements Of Photograph & Signature
The specifications for Photograph and Signature of JEE Main had to be followed if you are applying for UPSEE admissions. Here are the specifications to be uploaded while filling the application form:
- The photograph should be a recent colour photo in passport size (3.5 cm X 4.5 cm),
- The background should be of light colour, preferably white,
- The scanned image should be of the JPEG format,
- The size of the file shouldn’t exceed 100 kb.
- The signature should be clear on a white paper (3.5 cm X 1.5 cm),
- The scanned image should be in JPEG format,
- The size of the image file shouldn’t exceed 30 kb.
UPSEE 2021: JEE Main Application Fees
For aspirants who are looking for UPSEE application form fees, they are required to pay the registration fees as per the JEE Main requirements.
JEE Main Application Fee 2021
You can find the JEE Main 2021 application form fees as under:
|B. E/ B. Tech or B. Arch |
OR B. Planning
|General/Gen- EWS/OBC (NCL)||Male: Rs 650/- (In India)|
Female: Rs 325/- (In India)
Male: Rs 3000/- (Outside India)
Female: Rs 1500/- (Outside India)
|SC/ST/PwD/Transgender||Male: Rs 325/- (In India)|
Female: Rs 325/- (In India)
Male: Rs 1500/- (Outside India)
Female: Rs 1500/- (Outside India)
|B. E/ B. Tech & B. Arch |
OR B. E/ B. Tech & B. Planning
OR B. E/ B. Tech, B. Arch & B. Planning
OR B. Arch & B. Planning
|General/Gen-EWS/OBC (NCL)||Male: Rs 1300/- (In India)|
Female: Rs 650/- (In India)
Male: Rs 6000/- (Outside India)
Female: Rs 3000/- (Outside India)
|SC/ST/PwD/Transgender||Male: Rs 650/- (In India)|
Female: Rs 650/- (In India)
Male: Rs 3000/- (Outside India)
Female: Rs 3000/- (Outside India)
UPSEE 2021 Exam Pattern
The UPSEE Exam Pattern for this year will no longer be the same. As the candidates had to appear for JEE Main to be considered for the UPSEE 2021, you can take a look at the following exam pattern for engineering aspirants.
|Subject||Total No of Questions||Marks|
|Mathematics||20 MCQs and 10 Numerical Questions (Any 5 to be answered)||100|
|Physics||20 MCQs and 10 Numerical Questions (Any 5 to be answered)||100|
|Chemistry||20 MCQs and 10 Numerical Questions (Any 5 to be answered)||100|
|Total||90 Questions (75 Questions Mandatory)||300|
Note the following points about the exam pattern:
- JEE Main 2021 will be conducted in 2 shifts from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
and 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
- The UPSEE paper under JEE Main will consist of the 60 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and 30 Numerical Answer Type Questions. (Each subject will have 20 MCQs and 10 numerical questions out of which 5 is mandatory).
- The paper will be based on Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
- The exam will a Computer Based Test for a duration of 3 hours (4 hours for the candidates having 40% or more disability).
- For every correct answer, +4 marks will be awarded. While (-1) mark will be deducted for each incorrect response for MCQs.
- For Numerical value questions, +4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer and no marks will be deducted for incorrect answers.
UPSEE 2021 Syllabus
The UPSEE syllabus for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics will follow the JEE Main criteria.
UPSEE 2021 Syllabus For Physics
The different chapters included in JEE Main Physics syllabus are as under:
|Unit-1||Heat and Thermodynamics|
|Unit-5||Electricity and Magnetism|
UPSEE 2021 Syllabus For Chemistry
The different chapters included in UPSEE Chemistry syllabus are as under:
UPSEE 2021 Syllabus For Mathematics
The different chapters included in JEE Main Mathematics syllabus are as under:
|Unit-6||Statistics and Mathematical Reasoning|
UPSEE 2021 AKTU/UPTU Admit Card
AKTU has given full authority to JEE Main this year and the students had to give this exam if they want to appear for UPSEE admission cum counselling process. NTA will release the admit card separately for each of the sessions on its official website. Candidates need to log in with their Application Number and Password in order to download their admit card.
The UPSEE Admit Card is an essential 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 in it, including the exam centre. Without the admit card, candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam hall.
UPSEE 2021 Exam Schedule
As stated above, UPSEE 2021 exam will not take place and the aspirants are required to appear for JEE Main if they want to participate in the UPSEE admission process.
The exam schedule by the authorities is out and you can find the details below for the B.E./B.Tech paper:
|Events||First Shift||Second Shift|
|Exam Timings||9:00 AM to 12:30 PM||3:00 PM to6:00 PM|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours||3 Hours|
|Entry to Exam Centre||7:00 AM to 8:00 AM||1:00 PM to 2:00 PM|
|Checking of Admit Card by the Invigilator||7:15 AM to 8:00 AM||1:15 PM to 2:00 PM|
|Invigilators Instructions||8:40 AM to 8:55 AM||2:40 PM to 2:55 PM|
|Test Commencement||9:00 AM||3:00 PM|
|Test Conclusion||12:00 PM||6:00 PM|
UPSEE 2021 Cutoff
The UPSEE 2021 Cutoff is the minimum marks needed for getting admission to AKTU. However, for this year, candidates had to keep in mind the JEE Main exam.
In order to qualify in the exam, candidates must secure a minimum qualifying cut off marks. The UPSEE 2021 qualifying cutoff will be issued to let the candidates understand the minimum marks to be obtained to participate in the counselling process. The final admission cutoff will be released after completion of each round of counselling.
UPSEE 2021 Result & Merit List
NTA will declare the JEE Main 2021 result on its official website. In order to check their result and download their scorecard, candidates need to log in with their Application Number and Password. The JEE Main scorecard 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 UPSEE 2021 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.
Please note that the admissions will further take place by UPSEE. Therefore, it’s important to keep a check on this article for the latest news and updates related to UPSEE 2021 exam.
UPSEE 2021 Counselling
UPSEE Counselling dates are not announced yet. Candidates must check the official website regularly to know the counselling dates and procedures. Allotment of seats will be based on the candidates’ preference, merit, and availability. The exam officials will start the registration process for all-round of UPSEE 2021 counselling in online mode only.
Candidates will be given a chance to choose their choices as per their preference. During the counselling of UPSEE 2021, they have to fill choice and lock the seats. Also, the candidates should verify their certificated / documents. The exam officials will conduct four rounds along with two spot rounds.
Important FAQs Related To UPSEE 2021
In this section, we will take a look at some of the important frequently asked questions by the aspirants on UPSEE 2021.
|Q1: When will the UPSEE 2021 exam be held?|
Ans: The UPSEE exam will not be conducted this year. The admissions of UPTU will be done through a centralized exam – JEE Main. Therefore, aspirants who are looking to participate in the UPSEE admissions had to give the JEE Main exam.
|Q2. I am 21.5 years of age. Am I eligible to apply for UPSEE exam?|
Ans: There are no criteria of age limit for UPSEE 2021.
|Q3. Is there an only online mode to check the result of UPSEE 2021?|
Ans: Yes, you can check your UPSEE result only on the official website.
|Q4: Is there any negative marking in the UPSEE exam?|
Ans: Yes, since the UPSEE admissions will allow the JEE Main exam this year, there is a -1 negative marking for incorrect answers for MCQs and no negative marking for numerical type questions.
|Q5: What is the procedure of UPSEE 2021 Counselling?|
Ans: Based on the marks scored by the aspirant in JEE Main 2021 exam, a merit list will be prepared. Then, accordingly, the candidates will be called for UPSEE 2021 counselling. Once the candidates are through the complete process of college choice locking, results will be declared. Candidates will then have to pay the respective fee and their admission seats will be locked.
With just a few days left for the JEE Main 2021 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 practice questions.
Also, you must take UPSEE as well as JEE Main Mock Tests on a regular basis, analyze your performance, and work on your weaknesses. All of these are available for free. Practice these questions and take the mock tests. You will definitely ace the exam.
Now that you know everything about UPSEE 2021, we hope that this detailed article has proved to be helpful for you. If you have any queries, drop a comment below and we will get back to you at the earliest.
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