UPSEE 2018 - Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) has released the official answer key of UPSEE 2018 on April 29 after the exam concluded. Candidates can challenge the same by May 7. The offline entrance exam was concluded for Paper 1, 2, 3 and 4. Candidates had to attempt the UPSEE 2018 Paper 1 for admissions to the regular B.Tech courses in Uttar Pradesh. Candidates will be able to download their UPSEE 2018 admit card till May 6. AKTU will conduct UPSEE 2018 exam on April 29 in offline mode. The application form for UPSEE 2018 was available in online mode till March 30, 2018. The application fee had to be paid online only. Candidates had to meet all the specified eligibility criteria of UPSEE like age limit, specified qualifying exam, pass percentage before they fill the application form. The one-time correction facility of UPSEE 2018 application form was available till April 5. Using correction faclity, registered candidates were able to correct their submitted information. Last year, UPSEE was held in 49 cities across U.P., including 8 other cities across India. Candidates have to qualify the UPSEE exam in order to get admission in the undergraduate engineering courses that are being offered at more than 600 engineering colleges. The candidates can check more information about UPSEE 2018 exam dates, eligibility, application, admit card, result, counselling, cutoff and more in the article below.
Latest: UPSEE 2018 Answer Key will be available now.
Quick facts about UPSEE 2018
Name of Exam
Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination
Mode of Exam
Duration of the exam
Total number of questions
No negative marking
Mode of language of the UPSEE Question paper
English or Hindi
What's New in UPSEE 2018
- The UPSEE Counselling 2018 will be conducted in three rounds wherein the candidates will have to register themselves for the first and the second round.
- The third round for UPSEE 2018 counselling will be a mop-up round.
- The UPSEE 2018 counselling will be completed in ten days. In 2017, the UPSEE Counselling was conducted in five rounds.
- This year candidates can submit the application form with late fee also. This facility was not available last year.
- The application fee has increased from 1200 to 1300 for General/ Male/ OBC candidates. It has also increased from 600 to 650 rupees for SC/ ST/ PwD (blind)/ Female candidates.
Candidates may use the below given important dates of UPSEE 2018 to keep track of the crucial deadlines pertaining to the application form, exam schedule, download of admit card, answer key, result and more.
UPSEE 2018 Important Dates
Date of issue of online application form of UPSEE
January 23, 2018
Last date for filling the UPSEE online application form
March 30, 2018 (extended from March 15)
Partial correction in online application form
March 28 to April 5, 2018 (5 pm)
Date of release of Admit Card
April 20 to May 6, 2018
Date of UPSEE exam for B.Tech
April 29, 2018
Date of UPSEE exam for B.Arch
April 29, 2018 (3-5:30 pm)
Availability of UPSEE Answer Key
April 29, 2018
Challenge of Answer Key
By May 7, 2018
Announcement of UPSEE result
Last week of May 2018
UPSEE Counselling 2018
June 25, 2018 onwards
The answer key of UPSEE 2018 for all papers has been released by AKTU after the conclusion of the exam. The UPSEE 2018 answer key for different sets of question papers can be downloaded after AKTU announces it. Candidates can check it and match it with their responses to help them to know their likely score. Candidates can also file their grievances by emailing their details, paper number, code along with the question number and proof of their grievance by May 7. They should email all these details to the university as specified.
How to download UPSEE 2018 Answer Key
Follow the mentioned below steps to download the answer key of UPSEE 2018 :
- Click on the given link and download the answer key of UPSEE
- Match and calculate the expected score by using UPSEE answer key 2018
To predict the rank, candidates can use rank predictor of UPSEE 2018. The tool will help candidate candidates to know well in advance the probable rank they will get in the UPSEE 2018 entrance exam. The UPSEE 2018 rank predictor is easy to use tool where the candidate will have to mention the expected marks along with the other details related to entrance exam. Based on the performance in the UPSEE 2018, the rank predictor will calculate and predict the result. What candidates need to keep in my is that it is not necessary that UPSEE 2018 rank predictor display the accurate result. Therefore, candidates are suggested not to rely completely on it.
The minimum qualifying marks which the candidate needs to score to secure admission in the various undergraduate engineering exams in India is referred to as the cutoff of UPSEE 2018. The opening and closing rank of UPSEE for different categories and various engineering branches will help the candidates to know the possibilities of their getting admission in the participating institutes of UPSEE. The qualifying cut-off of UPSEE is 25% for Gen/OBC candidates while it is 20% for SC/ST.
The admit card of UPSEE 2018 is now available. The last date to download the admit card is May 6. Candidates can now download the UPSEE 2018 admit card by mentioning their application number, password and security pin. The admit card of UPSEE contains the name of the candidate, father’s name, category, sub-category, gender and the rural weightage. In case of any incorrect information, candidates must contact the helpline or send an email by the second week of April 2018. Candidates must keep the UPSEE 2018 admit card safely till the completion of the admission procedure since it is required at the time of counselling.
Steps to download UPSEE 2018 Admit Card
- Log-in by entering UPSEE 2018 application number and password
- UPSEE admit card 2018 will appear on the computer screen.
- Crosscheck all the details mentioned on the admit card of UPSEE 2018. In case, a candidate finds any discrepancy in the details, he/she must contact the examination authorities and get it rectified.
- If all the details are correct, the candidate needs to download admit card of UPSEE 2018 and take at least 2 printouts of it.
Note: The UPSEE 2018 admit card will be used at the time of counselling and document verification process. Therefore, it is advisable for candidates to keep it safe for future reference.
The AKTU had released the application form of UPSEE 2018 in online mode from January 23, 2018 onwards. The last date for application filling was March 30. Candidates need to keep the following documents ready before they start filling the UPSEE 2018 application form.
Dimensions & format of documents to be uploaded
Scanned image of a coloured photograph
3.5 cm X 4.5 cm
maximum 100 KB
Scanned image of signature
3.5 cm X 1.5 cm
maximum 30 KB
How to fill the UPSEE 2018 Application form
Candidates need to follow the steps that are given below to fill the application form of UPSEE 2018:
Step 2- Uploading of the scanned images
Step 3- Payment of the examination fee
Step 4- Printing of the application form after filling it
UPSEE 2018 Application form Fee
Corrections to be made in the UPSEE Application form 2018
If the candidates have made any mistake while filling the application form of UPSEE 2018, then were able to make partial changes till April 5, 2018 (till 5 pm) through the one-time correction facility. However, candidates were allowed to make only limited changes.
Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria of UPSEE 2018 laid down by the AKTU University to appear for the exam. The UPSEE 2018 eligibility criteria is given below for candidates
Candidates must have studied intermediate of UP board or 10+2 or equivalent with Maths & Physics as compulsory subjects and any one of the optional of the subjects - Chemistry/ Bio-Technology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject. Candidates opting for B.Tech Biotechnology should have studied either Maths or Biology and Physics as compulsory subjects.
Candidates must have secured at least 45% of their qualifying exam. SC/ST candidates must have secured a minimum of 40% in the qualifying exam.
They should have the exam without any grace marks in each of the compulsory subjects and one optional subject
There is no age limit for UPSEE 2018.
How to Prepare for UPSEE 2018
To prepare for UPSEE 2018, candidates must go through the syllabus of UPSEE 2018 thoroughly and make a preparation plan accordingly. Moreover, candidates needs to understand the UPSEE 2018 exam pattern, that is what kind of questions will appear, marking scheme, duration of the exam, sectional weightage and much more. This will help candidates to prepare themselves in a better way. Candidates can also solve the sample papers and mock test to check their preparation level.
While filling the application form, candidates were asked to fill in their choice of UPSEE 2018 exam centres. UPSEE 2018 will be held in 41 cities in Uttar Pradesh and 8 cities outside Uttar Pradesh. Candidates must choose the exam centre of UPSEE 2018 that is most convenient to them in terms of accessibility and location. The exact address of the UPSEE 2018 exam centre will be mentioned on the admit card. Mentioned below are some of the exam centres of UPSEE 2018.
UPSEE 2018 Exam Centres
The exam pattern of UPSEE 2018 will aid the candidates to know how many questions will be asked from each paper, the marking scheme, the type of questions that will be asked and the medium of the exam. The UPSEE 2018 question paper will comprise of multiple choice questions. The question paper will be available in English and Hindi. Mentioned below is the brief description of the UPSEE 2018 exam pattern for candidates reference.
UPSEE 2018 Exam Pattern
Number of Questions
Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
50 objective-type questions each of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics for a total of 150 questions
For every correct answer, 4 marks will be awarded.
There is no negative marking.
Physics, Chemistry and Biology
50 objective-type questions each of Physics, Chemistry and Biology
AG-I, AG-II and AG-III
50 objective-type questions each of AG-I, AG-II and AG-III with a total of 150 questions.
Aptitude Test for Architecture & Design Part-A: Mathematics and Aesthetic Sensitivity Part–B: Drawing Aptitude
50 objective-type questions each of Mathematics and Aesthetic Sensitivity with a total of 100 questions and Two questions to test drawing aptitude.
The syllabus of UPSEE 2018 will help the candidates to know the topics from which the questions will be asked. Candidates can check the list of topics of the three subjects that are given below.
UPSEE 2018 Physics Syllabus - Section A
Motion in one dimension
Laws of Motion
Motion in two dimensions
Work, Power and Energy
Linear Momentum & collisions
Rotation of a rigid body about a fixed axis
Mechanics of solids and fluids
Heat and thermodynamics
Magnetic Effect of Current
Magnetism in Matter
Ray Optics and optical instruments
UPSEE 2018 Syllabus Chemistry - Section B
Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics
Acid - Base Concepts
Colligative Properties of Solution
Preparation and Properties of the following
General Organic Chemistry
Preparation and Properties Of the Followings
UPSEE 2018 Syllabus Mathematics – Section C
The examination authority will release the sample papers of UPSEE 2018 for candidates who wish to take the UP state level engineering entrance test. The UPSEE 2018 sample papers are the question papers of the previous years or sample question papers or model question papers which carry the similar question that comes in the exam of UPSEE. Practising with UPSEE 2018 sample paper is a very important part of preparation.
The result of UPSEE 2018 will be announced in an online mode tentatively in the first week of June 2018. The UPSEE 2018 counselling will be based on the ranks obtained by candidates in the entrance exam. In case of any discrepancy, candidates will have the option to get their answer sheet scrutinized by paying Rs 5, 000 per paper within seven days of the declaration of the result. They will have to submit the application for scrutiny to the Registrar, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow (U.P.) 226021 in writing.
How to check UPSEE 2018 Result
Candidates will be able to check the result of UPSEE 2018 by following mentioned below steps:
Click on the given link (link will be updated here soon)
Enter the UPSEE 2018 application number or roll number
Candidate’s UPSEE result 2018 will appear on the computer screen
After checking all the details, candidates need to download and take a print out of UPSEE result for future reference.
UPSEE 2018 Rank List
The rank list of UPSEE 2018 will be declared after the announcement of the UPSEE 2018 result. The UPSEE 2018 rank list will be based on the performance of the candidates in the entrance exam. The guidelines for inter-se-merit are given below for candidates who have scored the same
A higher rank will be given to the candidate who has answered less number of questions incorrectly.
If a tie still exists, the higher rank will be given to that candidate who has scored more marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry sections of paper 1
In case of an unresolved tie still, the higher rank will be given to the candidate who is older.
The college predictor of UPSEE 2018 will help aspirants in making a decision by listing out the eligible college. The UPSEE 2018 college predictor is simple and easy to use where a candidate needs to enter their UPSEE exam details such as rank, mark secured in the entrance exam, category and other important one and submit it. The tool will predict the colleges/institutes based on the expected scores and list all the eligible college where a candidate can get admission.
After the declaration of the result of UPSEE 2018, candidates will have to register online for counselling and seat allotment of UPSEE 2018. The UPSEE 2018 counselling will be held from June 25 onwards in three rounds for candidates who have qualified in the entrance exam.Candidates will have to register themselves for the first and second round and the third round will be a mop up round. Counselling of UPSEE 2018 will involve
Registration and uploading of documents, payment of the registration fees, online document verification, choice filling and locking
Reporting to the college to confirm the admissions
Note: Candidates will have the option to exercise the options of freeze, float or slide while accepting the seat allotted to them.
The participating institutes of UPSEE 2018 are those which offer admission to the undergraduate engineering programmes on the basis of the UPSEE entrance exam. Candidates may check the seat matrix, fee structure and other details of the various colleges where they can pursue their B.Tech. It is advisable to check the details of the various UPSEE 2018 participating institutes and the cutoffs before filling the choices for UPSEE counselling.
UPSEE 2018 Participating Institutes
Name of the Institutes