University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun conducts Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT) every year to enrol students desirous of building a career in the various branches of B.Tech.
- The new exam dates for the UPESEAT 2020 examination will be announced on or before July 20, 2020.
- July 4, 2020: The last date to register for the UPESEAT 2020 examination is extended until further notice. The exam that was to commence from July 8, 2020 is now postponed and the new dates will be announced when it becomes feasible to conduct an examination without causing any health concerns.
- What is UPESEAT?
- UPESEAT 2020 Exam Date
- UPESEAT 2020 Eligibility
- Courses Offered
- UPESEAT 2020 Syllabus
- UPESEAT Preparation tips
- UPESEAT 2020 Exam Pattern
- UPESEAT 2020 Application Form Ongoing
- UPESEAT 2020 Admit Card
- UPESEAT 2020 Exam Centres
- UPESEAT 2020 Results
- UPESEAT 2020 Counselling
- Contact Information
- Related Exams
What is UPESEAT?
The full-form of UPESEAT is the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test. It is an entrance test to apply for various engineering courses at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies. It is a University level entrance test held by the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun.
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies is one of the most prominent engineering colleges of Uttarakhand, which is located in Dehradun. The University has been extending its courses in areas such as Information Technology, Transportation, Public Policy, Design, Architecture, Business, and Legal Studies.
It offers 37 undergraduate courses in the Engineering Stream and is conducted once every year. Candidates are also selected based on the class 10th and 12th result and JEE Main score for Engineering Courses at UPES.
UPESEAT 2020 Highlights
|Name of the Exam||University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test|
|Exam Type||University Level|
|UPESEAT 2020 Exam Category||Undergraduate|
|UPESEAT 2020 Exam Mode||Computer-based Test (CBT)|
|Total number of Seats||125 seats|
|UPESEAT 2020 Conducting Authority||University of Petroleum & Energy Studies|
|Types of questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Total number of Questions||200|
|Time Duration||3 hours|
UPESEAT 2020 Latest News:
- Exam Mode: UPESEAT 2020 exam is going to be a Computer-Based Test (CBT). The exam date will be announced later.
- Exam Centres: This year for UPESEAT 2020, five new test centres have been added which are
UPESEAT 2020 Exam Date
Keeping a track of all the important dates of the exam will help the candidate to meet all the admission formalities as involved in the admission process within the stipulated time. The Important Dates of the UPESEAT 2020 have been mentioned in detail in the schedule given below.
|Beginning of UPESEAT 2020 Application Form||April 18, 2020|
|Last date of UPESEAT 2020 Application Form||Extended with no fixed last date until further announcement|
|Availability of admit card||To be announced|
|Beginning of UPESEAT 2020 Online Exam||Postponed|
|Last date of UPESEAT 2020 Online Exam||Postponed|
|Declaration of UPESEAT 2020 Result||To be announced soon|
UPESEAT 2020 Eligibility
Candidate should check the UPESEAT 2020 Eligibility before applying for the examination.
Age Limit: Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 1, 1999, will also be eligible for UPESEAT 2020.
Qualification: Candidates must have passed the intermediate or equivalent examination.
Subject & Percentage: A minimum of 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) in class 12th and minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary Level (10th & 12th ) is required.
For JEE Main Pathway: Candidates should have obtained minimum 50% marks in 10th, 12th and a minimum 50% aggregate in PCM (Physics, Chemistry & mathematics) at Senior Secondary Level (12th Class).Also, the candidate must have a valid score of JEE Main if they wish to take admission based on JEE Main marks.
For Board Merit Pathway: Candidates should have minimum 80% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and minimum 80% aggregate in PCM at the senior secondary level (12th class) if they desire to take admission based on Board merit only.
UPESEAT Courses Offered
|Oil & Gas||B.Tech Geo-Informatics Engineering
B.Tech Applied Petroleum Engineering with Specialization in upstream
B.Tech Applied Petroleum Engineering with Specialization in Gas
B.Tech Chemical Engineering with Specialization in Refining & petrochemicals
B.Tech GeoScience Engineering
|Power||B.Tech Electrical Engineering|
|Infrastructure||B.Tech Civil Engineering with specialization in Infrastructure Development|
|Aviation & Aerospace||B.Tech Aerospace Engineering
B.Tech Aerospace Engineering with a specialization In Avionics Engineering
|Mechanical||B.Tech Automotive Design Engineering
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering
|Information Technology||B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in IT Infrastructure
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Cloud Computing & Virtualization Technology
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Open Source & Open Standards High Technology
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Oil & Gas Informatics
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in E-Commerce, Retail & Automation
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Business Analytics and Optimization
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Graphics and Gaming
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Mobile Application and Development
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Cyber Security and Forensics in academic collaboration with IBM
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Internet of Things and Smart Cities in academic collaboration with IBM
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Dev Ops in academic collaboration with Xebia
B.Tech Computer Science Engineering with specialization in AI and Machine Learning
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Big Data in academic collaboration with Xebia
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Mainframe technology.
|High Technology||B.Tech Mechatronics Engineering
B.Tech. Electronics Engineering
|Health, Safety & Environment||B.Tech Fire & Safety Engineering|
|Electronics & Communication||B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering|
UPESEAT 2020 Syllabus
The official website of UPES mentions that the Syllabus for UPESEAT 2020 is strictly based on the JEE Main syllabus, candidates are hereby informed to start their preparation for UPESEAT 2020 in accordance with the same. The syllabus will be based on the topics covered in Class XI and XII CBSE board which mainly concentrate on the topics covered in subjects like Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and English.
Here we have mentioned the syllabus in general for 3 sections from UPESEAT 2020, the remaining two sections English Comprehension and Current Affairs Awareness will have a general syllabus as asked in most of the competitive exams by Colleges / Universities offering B.Tech Programmes through its respective Competitive Exams.
|Section||Topics to be Covered|
|English & Comprehension||General English and Comprehension based questions.Basic concepts of English comprehension ReadingAnalytical Reading|
|General Awareness||PolityAwards and WinsGlobal IssuesGeneral Indian Economy & Global Economy|
UPESEAT Preparation Tips
Candidates those who aim for a better rank, along with a fair idea about the examination and syllabus for UPESEAT 2020, should be at par with a few preparation strategies.
- Knowing the Exam Pattern and Syllabus of UPESEAT 2020
- Solving Previous Year’s Question Papers
- Analyze Strength and Weakness
- Time management
UPESEAT 2020 Exam Pattern
As per the previous year, UPESEAT 2020 will be held in online mode. UPESEAT 2020 exam pattern will be as follows:
- Mode of Examination:
- Online Mode- Computer Based Test
- Duration of Exam: 3 hours
- Total No. of Questions: 200
- Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions
- Distribution of Marks per Question: 1 Mark each
- Negative Marking: None
- No. of Sections: 5
We have mentioned in detail the number of questions to be covered in the 5 sections
|English Language Comprehension||30|
|Current Affairs Awareness||20|
|Total no. of Questions||200|
UPESEAT 2020 Application Form
Once candidates have checked in their eligibility, the next step of the admission process would be to fill the Application Form of UPESEAT 2020. Filling of UPESEAT 2020 application form is to be done correctly and no false information must be mentioned in any form. Eligible candidates need to note that the availability of UPES 2020, as per previous year’s method, will be done in two platforms:
Online UPESEAT 2020 Application Form
Candidates need to fill the application form step by step as mentioned below, so for successfully filling and submitting their respective Online application form
- The first step would be to register on the official website: www.upes.ac.in. Candidates can go in for “Registered User” if already registered or “Signup New user” if registering for the first time.
- Fill in all relevant details like Personal Details, the program to be chosen, valid email id (on which a verification link will be sent. Candidates will have to verify their email id and “activate” their account on the official website.
- Make the application fee payment and “Submit” the account.
- Take a printout of the application form for future reference.
2. Offline OMR Sheet Based UPESEAT 2020 Application Form
- Applicants will most likely achieve UPESEAT 2020 offline application form from the affirmation part of the University at its grounds in Dehradun.
- Submission of offline application form will be in the form of OMR Sheet Form
The application fee of UPESEAT 2020, for both Indian Nationals as well as International Students based on previous year’s information, will be as follows:
Mode of Payment: Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking / Demand Draft
|Nationality of Candidates||Amount|
|Indian Nationals||INR 1850/-|
|International Candidates||US$ 75|
Application Form Release Date: The availability of the UPESEAT 2020 application form will be announced on the official website. The deadline to submit the application form has been extended.
UPESEAT 2020 Admit Card
It is important to note that the availability of the admit card will be only in online mode on the official website. No other platform will be adopted by the university for the same if we are to follow the previous year’s process. To download the admit card, a candidate will have to enter his/her “Application Number” and “Date of Birth (DOB)”. UPESEAT 2020 Admit Card will have the date of examination, time of examination, venue of the examination, and other important instructions to be carried on the day of UPESEAT 2020.
The candidates have to enter their application number and date of birth to download their UPESEAT 2020 admit card.
The documents that a person must carry to the exam hall are given below. Students must carry it, and if anyone fails to carry it he or she will not be allowed inside the hall.
- Admit Card/ Hall ticket
- Identity Proof - Only one out of the below Photo ID proofs is needed by the candidate at the time of appearing for the UPESEAT.
- Aadhaar Card
- Voter ID Card
- PAN Card
- Driving License
- Photo ID issued by current education institute or the employer
- Passport size photographs
UPESEAT 2020 Exam Centres
Competitors must pick two test urban areas in diminishing requests of their inclination at the season of filling the UPESEAT application structure. UPES put aside the privilege to change or pull back any test city at its carefulness if required. In case the UPESEAT test city is invalid, contenders will be allotted the second favored city chosen by them.
The name of UPESEAT 2020 Exam Centre and its complete address will be mentioned on the admit card, so candidates must go with the admit card to the selected centre on the day of examination.
- Exam Centres: UPESEAT 2020 will be conducted in 100 cities across India.
- Allotment: The candidates can choose the exam centres based on their preference while filling the UPESEAT 2020 Application form.
UPESEAT 2020 Results
The result for UPESEAT 2020 will be declared once the examination has been conducted successfully. The university will be releasing three separate merit lists in the form of UPESEAT 2020Results. UPES will publish the result on its official website. Candidates will be able to check their results by providing their “Application Number” and the Registered “Email ID” or “Mobile Number” (as given during the time of Application Form filling).
Note: As UPES holds the privilege to lead UPESEAT II for the truants of UPESEAT Exam I (i.e., before the statement of results), the last legitimacy list as UPESEAT 2020 will be discharged in like manner for UPESEAT 2020 I and UPESEAT 2020 II.
Result Announcement: UPESEAT 2020 Results date will be announced later on by the UPES.
- Availability: The exam results will be available on the official website.
UPESEAT 2020 Counselling
This is the final round of the admission process conducted by UPES. Only those candidates will be called in for Counseling of UPESEAT whose name will be mentioned in the then to be released merit list. Counseling will be done together for candidates who appeared either through the Exam Pathway or Non-Exam Pathway. The notification regarding the counseling will be notified on the official website of UPES, so candidates need to check the official website once the result for UPESEAT 2020 will be out.
Counselling Date: The counselling date of UPESEAT 2020 has not been declared yet by the UPES.
Process: The Counselling process of UPESEAT 2020 will be centralized counselling based on the candidate's JEE Main, class XII board and UPES entrance exam scores.
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