About JEECUP 2020

Uttar Pradesh Joint Entrance Exam (Polytechnic) 2020, also called JEECUP is an exam to admit students in Diploma courses of Engineering, Technology and Management. The Joint Entrance Examination Council (JEEC), Uttar Pradesh has released the online application form on January 1, 2020. The application fee will be Rs. 300 (SC and ST candidates need to pay only Rs. 200). JEECUP 2020 will be held on April 26 in offline mode. Question paper for the exam will be set in both English and Hindi languages and will include 100 objective type questions. Total duration of the pen-and-paper based exam will be 3 hours. The merit list for admission will be prepared based on marks obtained by the candidate in the entrance exam – no weightage will be given to marks obtained in the qualifying exam.

JEECUP 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name Uttar Pradesh Joint Entrance Examination (Polytechnic)
Short Exam Name JEECUP
Conducting Body Joint Entrance Examination Council Uttar Pradesh
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level State Level Exam
Languages English, Hindi
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 300 Rs [Offline] +1 More
Mode of Exam Offline
Mode of Counselling Online
Participating Colleges 19
Exam Duration 3 Hours

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JEECUP 2020 Important Dates

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Upcoming Dates and Events

09 Apr, 2020 (Tentative)

Admit Card | Mode: Online

26 Apr, 2020

Exam | Mode: Offline

20 Jun, 2020 (Tentative)

Result | Mode: Online

02 Jul, 2020 - 31 Jul, 2020 (Tentative)

Counselling | Mode: Offline

Past Dates and Events

01 Jan, 2020

Application - Start date of application - Start Date | Mode: Online

JEECUP 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of JEECUP 2020 comprise of the set of conditions that applicants need to meet if they are to be considered for admission. The eligibility criteria are prescribed by exam authorities and related to academic qualification, age limit, and minimum marks, as have been illustrated below.

JEECUP Eligibility Criteria 2020

Age limit: The applicant must be minimum 14 years of age as on July 1, 2020. There is no upper age limit though.

Academic Qualification                                                                                                           




Qualifying Exam


Subject-wise marks


Engineering & Technology Diploma


The applicant must have cleared Class 10 with minimum 35% aggregate  marks



Physics & Chemistry -50%


Agriculture Engineering


The applicant must have passed Class 10 or 10+2 having studied Agriculture as one of the subjects


Maths-50%, Physics, Chemistry & Agriculture Agriculture -50%


In addition, candidates who are appearing in their Class 10 exam can also apply.

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Joint Entrance Examination Council, UP has released the application form of JEECUP 2020 in online mode on January 1. To ensure that the application filling process is smooth and error-free, the candidate should go through the directions carefully. Also, documents like mark-sheets of qualifying exam, scanned images of photograph and signature must be kept at hand. Check the step-wise application process explained in brief below. 

How to fill application form of JEECUP 2020

  • Registration – All candidates will be required to register on the application portal using details like name of the candidate and parents, Aadhaar number, date of birth, and valid email id and phone number. A password for the account that is created also has to be chosen.
  • Filling of application form – In the next step, the application has to be filled, which will have sections like – domicile, academic qualification, and category details. A convenient exam centre also has to be entered from the available options.
  • Uploading of scanned documents: After filling the relevant sections of the form, the candidate will next have to upload scanned images of photograph and signature as per the specification mentioned in the table below.

Image Specifications of JEECUP 2020                                                                                                                                                                             














4KB to 200KB


3.5cm x 4.5cm






1KB to 30KB


3.5cm x 1.5cm


  • Payment of application fee: In the penultimate step, application fee has to be paid, either through online (net banking, credit or debit cards) or offline (e-challan). For making payments using offline, the candidate has to first generate the e-challan through the application portal and then make the payment at any branch of State Bank of India.

Application fee                                                                              


Fee (Excluding Bank Charges)        

General/OBC        Rs.300        
SC/ST        Rs.200        

  • Application submission: Once the candidate is sure the application form is complete in all respects, the application form can be submitted.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC Offline, Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 300
ST, SC Offline, Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 200

JEECUP 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam authorities will release the exam pattern of JEECUP 2020 so that applicants know what and how to prepare for the entrance exam. For example, the exam pattern carry insights into the mode of the exam, types of questions asked, marking scheme and medium of the exam. These insights will enable candidates to prepare more effectively which will in turn will increase their chances of success.

JEECUP Exam Pattern 2020

  • The exam will be conducted in pen-and-paper (offline) mode
  • The exam will have one paper that has to be completed in 3 hours.
  • The paper will have a total of 100 objective type questions 
  • For each question, four options will be given. Out of these options, only one will be the correct answer.
  • 4 marks will be awarded for correct answer, while 1 mark will be penalised for an incorrect attempt.
  • The paper will be set in English and Hindi languages

Candidates must note that adopting unfair means during the exam could lead to disqualification. Also, items like calculator or communication aides are not allowed inside the exam venue. 

The admit card of JEECUP 2020 will be released in online mode tentatively in the second week of April. The admit card will be issued for all candidates who successfully fill the application form and also meet the prescribed eligibility criteria. The admit card is an important document that is needed for sitting in the entrance exam. It carries details like the name, roll and application number of the candidate, date and time of the exam, as well as exam centre details. Before downloading the JEECUP 2020 admit card, the candidate needs to ensure that the information is legible and is similar to the one the candidate entered at the time of filling the application form. If there is any discrepancy, it should be brought to the notice of exam authorities immediately.

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Identity proof

The official answer keys of JEECUP 2020 will be released by exam authorities. The answer key contains the correct answers to all the questions asked in the entrance exam. Candidates can challenge their responses by the payment of Rs. 100 through the official website. Using the answer key, the candidate can able to compare their responses with the official version and calculate the total number of correct attempts and consequently the expected score. For marking purpose, the candidate has to use the marking scheme prescribed by exam officials. If the candidate finds that the score thus calculated is not similar to the declared score, the candidate may approach exam officials to review the matter.

How to download the JEECUP answer key 2020

  • Go to the official website.
  • Click on the answer key link.
  • Login to the website by using the roll number and question booklet number.
  • View the answer key on the screen by clicking on the submit button.

19 Colleges Accepting Admission
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Joint Entrance Examination Council (JEEC), Uttar Pradesh, officials will declare the result of JEECUP 2020 in online mode only and will not be sent separately to the candidate. The result-cum-score consists of the actual marks obtained by the candidate in the entrance and also the qualifying status. Only those candidates who qualify in the entrance exam will be eligible for participation in counselling and seat allotment process, which will be held subsequent to the declaration of result. 

For the purpose of admission, only the group-wise State Open Rank will be taken into account; any other ranks included with the rank is for information purpose only. 

How to check JEECUP 2020 Result

  • Click on the result link  
  • Log-in using roll number and date of birth
  • Upon successfully logging in, the result will appear on the screen
  • Download and take a printout of the result

JEECUP 2020 Cutoff

The cutoff of JEECUP 2020 will be released for each of the four seat allotment rounds, and will indicate the last rank for which seat is allotted for that round. The cutoff usually varies from year to year, as it depends on variables like number of seats available, applications received for admission, and also category of the candidate. Nevertheless, the candidate will get a fair enough idea as to what rank he/she will have to secure to have a good chance at admission. 

Mode of Counselling: Online

The counselling of JEECUP 2020 will be open to only those candidates who have qualify in the entrance exam. There will be three counselling and seat allotment rounds. The counselling process will be conducted online, with eligible candidates having to register for counselling. Spot round will be held if vacant seats are left for admission.

The allotment of seats will be based on options entered category and merit rank of the candidate. Candidates who have been allotted seats will be required to pay a seat acceptance fee of Rs. 3000 through MOPS to confirm their seats. 

Candidate who are allotted seats will have two options – freeze and float. If the candidate is open to up-gradation, the candidate needs to opt for float, or else the candidate has to opt freeze.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Mark-sheets and certificates of qualifying exam
  • Category certificate
  • Sub-category certificate (if applicable)
  • Aadhaar card
  • Certificate as proof of date of birth

General Information

Questions related to JEECUP

Showing 10 out of 10 Questions

Igot 68% in mains and i had pwd and EWS

Sujatha Venkat 30th Jan, 2020

Hello hemanth,

Congrats for getting good marks. This year total 869010 students attempted jee in January. Your approximate rank can be calculated :(100-percentile)*869010/100.

Your rank will be :2,78,083. And while coming to april the students attempting will be increased to 1200000. Since you  are pwd you have a chance to get nit but the chances for getting top nit is  bit difficult. Try to score more in april. If you want predict your college you can using the below link.


According to last year pwd cut off is:0.1137130. You will be qualified for advanced. Do prepare well and wish you Luck


where can I get syllabus of jeecup of group k [Information technology (lateral entry)] and also preparation book?

Suryashis Chakraborty 26th Jan, 2020

Hello Almas,

JEECUP happens to be the official gateway to the UP Polytechnic College. JEECUP 2020 is divided into groups (A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I, J and K) and the syllabus and the exam pattern differs from course to course. JEECUP is going to be held in offline mode. 100 questions are to be asked with the students needing to complete them in 3 hours.

For Group K5 (Information Technology), the syllabus is expected to be based on ITI (2 year’s course) trade-wise and Class 10 th , 11 th & 12 th as per the course syllabus of the UP Board.

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics will carry a weightage of 40% while Information Technology will carry a weightage of 60%.

Since topics in JEECUP 2020 are mostly based on the UP Board Syllabus for Class 10 th & 12 th , the textbooks prescribed by the board are recommended.

Moreover, there are a few books available which can guide one properly:

1. Uttar Pradesh Polytechnic Entrance Exam by Dr. Lal and Jain

2.  UP Polytechnic  Entrance Exam Guide by Vidya Editorial Board

3. Uttar Pradesh  Polytechnic  Exam Physics/Chemistry/ Mathematics with Previous Years' Solved Papers by Arihant Publications

Hope this helps. Careers360 wishes you the best for your future endeavours!



hello, i am from agra, up. which college has good placement record under jeecup?

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 15th Feb, 2020

There are many colleges in Uttar Pradesh accepting Jeecup. Among them, Government Polytechnic College, Lucknow is considered as one of the best colleges. Also G.B.Pant Polytechnic, Lucknow has better ranking. You can check the link below for more details-



R/Sir Please give me information about JEECUP 2020. I am from Haryana can I eligible for this Entrance. I want to take admission in Aeronautical Training Institute Lucknow in AME B1.1 category. Please tell me

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 7th Jan, 2020


the basic eligibility of jee cup / upjee (polytechnic )exam is,

jee cup is a polytechnic entrance test of utter pradesh polytechnic institute

candidate must have passed 10th or 12th from a recognized board, with pcm as subjects

other state candidate may also apply, but admission preference is given to candidates who have passed the qualifying exam from institution situated in up, or parents of candidate are domicile of Uttar Pradesh or Mother/Father of candidate is an employee of Central Government and currently posted in Uttar Pradesh. if there is vacant seats this will be allotted to candidates other than up.

there is no age limit prescribed.

you may follow below link to know details,



top polytechnic engineering diploma

Aman Raj Student Expert 7th Jan, 2020

Hello Jai

Well, there are a lot of polytechnic colleges in India. Out of which, Pusa is considered as the best by the people and is suggested by everyone when we inquire about polytechnic courses. Other than Pusa, here is the list of few good Polytechnic Institutes:

1.) Delhi Engineering College

2.) Guru Tegh Bahadur Polytechnic College

3.) Gyanpeeth Polytechnic Institute

4.) GB Pant Institute of Technology

5.) Angel Polytechnic

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