Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination [UPSEE]



The Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE), now renamed UPCET (Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test), is a gateway to pursuing various undergraduate and postgraduate programs in engineering, management, pharmacy, architecture, and other fields offered by participating colleges and universities in Uttar Pradesh.

Here’s a quick overview of the exam:

  • Conducted by: Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Uttar Pradesh
  • Courses covered: UG and PG programs in Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Architecture, etc.
  • Eligibility: Class 12th pass with required percentage of marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics for Engineering aspirants, and Physics, Chemistry, and Biology for Pharmacy aspirants.
  • Exam mode: Offline (pen and paper-based)
  • Language: English and Hindi
  • Frequency: Once a year
  • Application process: Online through the official website https://upsee.in/
  • Exam pattern: Varies depending on the chosen course. Typically consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, and General Awareness.
  • Marking scheme: +4 marks for each correct answer. No negative marking.
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Here’s a table summarizing the different exam papers and their subject combinations:

Paper CodeCourse GroupSubjectsTotal Marks
Paper 1B.Tech.Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics600
Paper 2B.Pharm.Physics, Chemistry, Biology600
Paper 3B.Arch.Mathematics, Drawing Aptitude Test400
Paper 4B.Des.Mathematics, Drawing Aptitude Test400
Paper 5B.Voc.Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics600
Paper 6MBAQuantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension200
Paper 7MCAMathematics, Computer Awareness, Reasoning & Aptitude200
Paper 8M.Tech.Varies depending on the chosen specialization600

Additional information:

  • Since 2023, admissions to most UPSEE participating colleges are offered through JEE Main scores. Check the official website for more details.
  • Mock tests and previous year papers are available online to help with preparation.
  • Dedicated coaching centers and online resources are also available to assist aspirants.
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