UPSEE 2016 - Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) 2016 was conducted on April 17, 2016 (10 am to 1 pm). AKTU, the exam conducting authority has announced UPSEE 2016 result on May 27, 2016, for aspirants seeking admissions to B.Tech programmes in the engineering colleges of the state. The entrance exam was conducted by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, the exam conducting authority for UPSEE 2016. Nearly 1.80 lakh candidates had appeared for this state level engineering entrance exam. About 1.50 lakh engineering seats including around 4,000 government college seats at different technical institutes across Uttar Pradesh will be filled through this exam. The exam conducting authority will publish examination procedure for NRI and Kashmiri Migrant Quota seats in May, as per the norms laid down by the Government of UP/AICTE. Candidates, who fall under this Quota, need not to appear in UPSEE 2016. 

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According to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, 10 per cent of the total santioned seats in Engineering/Architecture at private institutions in the state will be kept open for candidates of other states also. These 10 per cent seats will be filled on the basis of combined merit of UPSEE 2016.


For academic session 2015-2016, the state government permitted 20% of the total sanctioned seats available in private institutions to be filled on the basis of JEE Main merit for admissions to technology courses; out of which 10% seats will be filled by UP domicile candidates on UP state merit using UP reservation policy and the remaining 10% seats will be filled by all India merit candidates without reservation subject to eligibility conditions. 


Candidates, who appeared for UPSEE in 2015, rated the entrance exam to be a moderate level paper with Chemistry being the toughest section of the exam. While Physics was difficult, Mathematics was found to be the easiest among the three sections.


Aspirants can check below complete details about UPSEE 2016 including its eligibility criteria, application procedure, syllabus, exam pattern, test centres, admit card, participating institutes, important dates and counselling.


Exam Name: Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination


Commonly called as: UPSEE


Exam Type: State Level


Exam Category: UG Exam


Conducting Institute: Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh


UPSEE 2016 Eligibility Criteria:

The subject combination required in the qualifying examination (intermediate examination of U.P. Board or 10+2 level examination or its equivalent) for admission to first year of different courses will be as follows-


Compulsory Subjects- Physics and Mathematics


Any one of these subjects - Chemistry/ Bio-Technology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject


For admission to first year of B.Tech., the candidates must have clearly passed intermediate examination of U. P. Board or 10+2 level examination or its equivalent from any recognized Board/University. They must have secured minimum 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST Category candidates) without grace in each compulsory subject and one optional subject taken together.


Note: All candidates, who are eligible for admission in B.Tech courses, are also eligible for B.Tech. in Agriculture Engineering.


UPSEE 2016 Application Form:

Application Form of UPSEE 2016 was available from February 24, 2016 onwards. Candidates could fill up the Application Form of UPSEE 2016 Online only till March 28, 2016, which was the last date for filling the application form.


Application Fee:

Candidates belonging to General/OBC category have to pay Rs. 1,000, while SC/ST candidates, Physically Handicapped and Female candidates of all categories need to pay Rs. 500 as Application Fee for UPSEE 2016. 


Application Fee Payment:

Fee for UPSEE 2016 examination can only be paid Online through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking. 



UPSEE 2016 Syllabus:

The Syllabus of UPSEE will comprise following topics-


Section A- Physics-

  • Measurement

  • 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

  • Gravitation

  • Oscillatory motion

  • Mechanics of solids and fluids

  • Heat and thermodynamics

  • Wave

  • Electrostatics

  • Current Electricity

  • Magnetic Effect of Current

  • Magnetism in Matter

  • Electromagnetic induction

  • Ray Optics and optical instruments

  • Wave Optics

  • Modern Physics

Section B- Chemistry:

  • Atomic Structure

  • Chemical Bonding

  • Redox Reactions

  • Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics

  • Acid - Base Concepts

  • Electrochemistry

  • Catalysis

  • Colloids

  • Colligative Properties of Solution

  • Periodic Table

  • Thermochemistry

  • General Organic Chemistry

  • Isomerism


  • Polymers

  • Carbohydrates

  • Preparation and Properties

  • Solid State

  • Petroleum

Section C- Mathematics:

  • Algebra

  • Probability

  • Trigonometry

  • Co-ordinate Geometry

  • Calculus

  • Vectors

  • Dynamics

  • Statics

UPSEE 2016 Exam Pattern:

Exam Pattern of UPSEE held for admissions in academic session 2016-2017 was as follows-

A total of 150 questions were asked, including 50 from each subject- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Every correct answer carried 4 marks and there was no negative marking for wrong answers.


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UPSEE 2016 Exam Centres:

  • UPSEE 2016 was conducted across all major cities of Uttar Pradesh and some selected cities in other states.  
  • Candidates had to choose UPSEE 2016 Exam Centre as per their convenience while filling the application form.

UPSEE 2016 Admit Card:

Admit card of UPSEE 2016 are available online to every candidate from April 8, 2016. Downloaded admit card shall be treated as valid identity proof. The candidates are advised to check the details of admit cards with regards to their category, sub-category, gender, rural weightage, name, father's name, etc. as mentioned on the hall ticket. In case of any discrepancy, the candidate shall report to the examination centre superintendent for such correction on the day of examination.


UPSEE 2016 Participating Institutes:

Participating Institutes will include all those engineering colleges of Uttar Pradesh that will accept candidates’ score of UPSEE 2016 for granting admissions to various undergraduate engineering programmes. These will comprise Government Aided Institutions, Private Institutes affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University and other universities in Uttar Pradesh. The list of colleges along with the branches and seats availability can be checked by candidates during choice filling for UPSEE Counselling.


UPSEE 2016 Result:

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University has announced UPSEE 2016 Result on May 27, 2016. Applicants, who had appeared in UPSEE 2016 on April 17, can check their UPSEE Result 2016 from the link given below. Students will be required to enter their 8 digit roll number to check their result. 


UPSEE 2016 Counselling:

Successful candidates of UPSEE 2016 will be required to participate in the counseling process. They will be called for document verification at the document verification centres/counselling centres based on their State Rank (Combined General Rank), even if they belong to reserved category. The fee paid at the time of counselling by the candidate after the allotment of seat will be forfeited and will not be refunded under any circumstances, if the candidate does not report for the admission to the allotted institutions.


The allotment of seat through UPSEE 2016 Counselling will be carried out strictly in accordance with the merit of the candidate, subject to the order of preference given for the seats and availability of seat in the category. The information about counseling procedure, counselling schedule, document verification centres and counselling centre etc. will be notified by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University.


UPSEE 2016 Important Dates:

The table below represents all important dates of UPSEE 2016:



Application availability (Online)

February 24, 2016 (11 am onwards) 

Last date to fill Application Form Online

March 28, 2016 (5 pm)

UPSEE 2016 Admit Card

April 8, 2016

Test Date of UPSEE

April 17, 2016

UPSEE Result 

On or before May 30, 2016

UPSEE Counselling begins from

June 24, 2016

Contact Info:

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University

IET Campus

Lucknow 226021

Phone number:0522-2732196




Also Read:

UPSEE 2016 Result

UPSEE 2016 Counselling

UPSEE 2016 Merit List 

UPSEE 2016 Cutoff


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