UPSEE Eligibility Criteria 2018
Manashjyoti, 23 Jan 2018, #UPSEE

UPSEE Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Candidates seeking undergraduate engineering admission in participating institutes must go through the UPSEE 2018 eligibility criteria. The UPSEE eligibility criteria 2018 states the terms and conditions which the candidates have to fulfil, for instance, qualifying exam the candidate needs to pass. There are four types of engineering courses that are offered through the UPSEE entrance exam - B. Tech., B. Tech. (Bio Technology), B. Arch., and B. Tech. (Agriculture Engineering). And depending on the course the candidate selects, the eligibility criteria of UPSEE 2018 will also change. For instance, in case of B.Arch course, the candidate needs to score minimum 50% marks in the compulsory subjects. However, for B.Tech candidates, the minimum aggregate requirement is 45% marks in the compulsory subjects. In case of reserved category candidates, there is also score for relaxation of minimum marks. As per UPSEE 2018 eligibility criteria, there is no age limit, so the entrance exam will be open to all age groups. Candidates were requested to go through the eligibility criteria of UPSEE carefully before filling the application form, because otherwise their applications might be cancelled. The UPSEE 2018 entrance exam was conducted on April 29, 2018. Read the full article to know more information about UPSEE 2018 eligibility criteria.


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UPSEE Eligibility Criteria 2018


The list of UPSEE 2018 eligibility criteria includes eligibility concerning nationality, age limit, qualifying exam passed, and domicile. Only if a candidate meets the UPSEE eligibility criteria 2018, then he/ she will be considered for admission.


UPSEE 2018 Eligibility Criteria


Nationality: Indian/ NRI/ FN/ PIO candidates are eligible to apply.


Age Limit: There is no age limit to take the UPSEE 2018 exam.


Qualifying Exam and Subject Combination


The candidate must have passed UP Board intermediate examination or 10+2 or any equivalent exam. The subject combination required in the qualifying examination corresponding to the course opted by the candidate is provided in the table below.


Compulsory Subjects

Any one of the following Subjects


Physics & Mathematics

Chemistry/ Bio-Technology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject

B.Tech. (Bio Technology)

(i) Physics & (ii) Mathematics OR Biology

Chemistry/ Bio-Technology / Technical Vocational subject



Physics & Mathematics 

Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Biology/ Engineering Drawing / Technical Vocational subject

B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering)

Agriculture discipline


Minimum Marks in Qualifying Marks


Qualifying Marks


Candidate must have passed the qualifying exam without grace with minimum 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST Category candidates) in aggregate in required three subjects.

B.Tech. (Bio Technology)

All candidates who are eligible for B.Tech. courses are also eligible for B.Tech. (Bio technology)



The candidate must have obtained minimum 50% marks in aggregate and passed each subject individually without grace.

B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering)

Must have passed qualifying exam with minimum 45% aggregate marks (40% marks for SC/ST Category candidates) in aggregate without grace.


Candidates who are eligible for B.Tech, are eligble for this course as well.

Domicile: UPSEE 2018 can be attempted by candidates who have passed the qualifying examination from an institution located in UP or whose parent(s) are a domicile of UP. In case of candidates who have passed qualifying examination from outside UP, such candidates need to produce domicile certificate of their parents (father or mother only) at the time of document verification.


Candidates whose parent(s) are not a domicile of UP and who have passed the qualifying exam from an institution outside UP, such candidates can also take the exam. However, such candidates will be considered for admission to only 10% of the sanctioned seats available in private institutions affiliated to AKTU. Also, candidates will not be offered reservation benefits under this option. Seats for candidates belonging to this category will be filled on the basis of UPSEE 2018 merit.



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