Organized by the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT) is conducted for candidates aspiring to get admission into various branches of B.Tech. UPES offers 30+ degrees with varying specialization in Engineering and Technology. The selection within various courses is strictly based on the merit secured in the UPESEAT exam. All details about the different courses, eligibility, and steps to fill the application form are mentioned below.
- Sep 24, 2021: The last date to apply for the UPESEAT 2021 for BTech course through board exams and JEE Main scores has been extended up to Oct 7, 2021.
- What is UPESEAT?
- UPESEAT 2021 Exam Date
- UPESEAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
- UPESEAT 2021 Courses Offered
- UPESEAT 2021 Syllabus
- UPESEAT 2021 Preparation tips
- UPESEAT 2021 Exam Pattern
- UPESEAT 2021 Application Form
- UPESEAT 2021 Admit Card
- UPESEAT 2021 Exam Centres
- UPESEAT 2021 Results
- UPESEAT 2021 Counselling
- UPESEAT 2021 Contact Details
What is UPESEAT?
The UPESEAT exam is conducted by the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies to admit students to various disciplines. The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies is located in Dehradun. There is a multitude of programs offered in 8 different schools. Various scholarships and financial assistance are also provided at UPES. The UPESEAT exam is for admission to undergraduate programs. The UPESEAT has multiple choice questions and can be taken as a computer-based test.
It offers 37 undergraduate courses in the engineering stream and is conducted once every year. All engineering courses are AICTE approved. Candidates are also considered for admission based on their 10+2 marks or JEE Main scores. Those candidates with a valid SAT score can also apply for B.Tech courses.
Some of the important facts associated with the UPESEAT exam, which all the candidates must be aware of are given below.
|Name of the Exam||UPESEAT|
|Full-Form||University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test|
|Exam Type||University Level|
|UPESEAT 2021 Exam Category||Undergraduate|
|UPESEAT 2021 Exam Mode||Computer-based Test (CBT)|
|Total number of Seats||125 seats|
|UPESEAT 2021 Conducting Authority||University of Petroleum & Energy Studies|
|Types of questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Total number of Questions||200|
|Time Duration||3 hours|
UPESEAT 2021 Exam Date
The dates for direct admission into B.Tech and B.Tech LLB are mentioned below. The admissions will take place for B. Tech through Board Marks, JEE scores, and for B. Tech LLB through Board Marks, JEE, CLAT or LSAT India scores
|Online Application Last Date||Aug 20, 2021|
|Extended Date for Application Form for B Tech through board exams and JEE scores||Oct 7, 2021|
|Last date to submit academic/ national exam scores||Aug 22, 2021|
|Result Announcement||Aug 24, 2021|
|Last date to submit the admission fee||Aug 31, 2021|
UPESEAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
All candidates should check the UPESEAT 2021 Eligibility before applying for the examination. Only those candidates who satisfy all the eligibility criteria will be considered for the UPESEAT 2021 examination. All criteria for UPESEAT are mentioned below. Candidates qualifying for any one of the mentioned academic eligibility can apply.
Age Limit: Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after Oct 1, 2000, will be eligible for UPESEAT 2021.
Subject & Percentage: A minimum of 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) in class 12th and a minimum of 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary Level (10th & 12th ) is required.
For SAT Pathway: Candidates with a minimum of 50 percentile or above for the General Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) will be considered.
For JEE Main Pathway: A minimum of 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) in class 12th and a minimum of 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary Level (10th & 12th ) is required. Candidates who wish to apply through the JEE Main pathway must submit the most recent JEE score and rank. The JEE Main cut-off rank will be announced soon after the publication of JEE Main results.
For Board Merit Pathway: Candidates should have a minimum of 80% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and a minimum of 80% aggregate in PCM at the senior secondary level (12th class) if they desire to take admission based on Board merit only.
UPESEAT 2021 Courses Offered
UPESEAT offers a wide range of courses in various engineering and technology disciplines. Courses under the same department may offer different specializations. Admission to all the below-mentioned programs will be merit-based. Given below are the courses the candidates can pursue after qualifying for the UPESEAT Exam:
|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 2021 Syllabus
The official website of UPES mentions that the Syllabus for UPESEAT 2021 is strictly based on the JEE Main syllabus, candidates are hereby informed to start their preparation for UPESEAT 2021 in accordance with the same. The syllabus will be based on the topics covered in Class XI and XII CBSE board. UPESEAT exam mainly concentrates on the topics covered in subjects like Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English, and Current Affairs.
English Comprehension and Current Affairs will cover the general topics asked in any of the national level/college level competitive exams.
English & Comprehension
- General English and Comprehension based questions
- Basic concepts of English comprehension Reading
- Analytical Reading
- PolityAwards and WinsGlobal Issues
- General Indian Economy & Global Economy
For a detailed UPESEAT 2021 syllabus, click here.
UPESEAT 2021 Preparation Tips
Candidates who aim for a better rank in the UPESEAT 2021 should be at par with a few preparation strategies.
- Knowing the exam pattern and syllabus of UPESEAT 2021
- Solving Previous Year’s Question Papers
- Analyzing the strengths and weaknesses
- Time management
UPESEAT 2021 Exam Pattern
UPESEAT is conducted through an online mode. Candidates will have to answer all questions from every section. The UPESEAT 2021 Exam Pattern is as follows:
|Exam Pattern for UPESEAT 2021|
|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|
|No. of Sections||5|
Candidates can go through the following table to get an idea of the number of questions that will be asked under a particular topic.
|English Language & Comprehension||30|
|Current Affairs Awareness||20|
|Total no. of Questions||200|
UPESEAT 2021 Application Form
Once candidates have verified their eligibility, the next step of the admission process would be to fill the Application Form of UPESEAT 2021. Candidates should be aware that the UPESEAT 2021 application form is available on the official website.
Admission process for UPESEAT 2021
All applicants can fill the application form online. Only completed applications will be considered for admission. The admission process for UPESEAT is briefly discussed below.
- Visit the official website (upes.ac.in)
- Select the application link on the home page.
- Fill in all the personal details to register.
- Pay the application fee.
- Submit the rest of the mandatory documents for eligibility checks.
- Wait for the merit list to come out.
Eligible candidates need to note that the availability of UPES 2021, as per the previous year’s method, is done in two platforms:
Steps to fill UPESEAT 2021 Application Form
The UPESEAT 2021 application form needs to be filled in step by step. Applicants must ensure to input correct information while filling the form. Given below are the steps to follow to successfully fill the application form.
- The first step would be to register on the official website: upes.ac.in. Candidates can go in for “Login” if already registered or “Register now with UPES” 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.
- Pay the application fee.
- Verify and submit the application form.
- Take a printout for future reference.
Steps to fill UPESEAT 2021 Offline OMR Application Form
The UPESEAT 2021 application form can also be filled offline.
- Applicants will most likely receive the UPESEAT 2021 offline application form from the affirmation part of the University at its grounds in Dehradun.
- Submission of the offline application will be in the form of an OMR sheet.
All applicants are required to pay an application fee to successfully register for UPESEAT 2021. The fee can be paid online, through one of the acceptable modes of payment. The application fee of UPESEAT 2021, for both Indian Nationals as well as International Students based on previous year’s information, will be as follows:
|Nationality of Candidates||Amount|
|Indian Nationals||INR 1350/-|
|International Candidates||US$ 50|
Mode of Payment: Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking / Demand Draft
UPESEAT 2021 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. To download the admit card, a candidate will have to enter his/her “Application Number” and “Date of Birth (DOB)”. UPESEAT 2021 Admit Card will have the date of examination, time of examination, venue of the examination, and other important instructions such as the other essential documents to be carried on the day of UPESEAT 2021.
Documents to be carried to the UPESEAT Exam Centre 2021
Given below is the list of documents that every candidate must carry to the exam hall. Applicants must make sure that the documents are valid and are in good condition.
- 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 2021 Exam Centres
Candidates must pick their two preferred test centres while filling the UPESEAT application form. Once the form is submitted, UPES doesn't provide the facility to change the test centre.
The name of UPESEAT 2021 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 2021 will be conducted in 100 cities across India.
- Allotment: The candidates can choose the exam centres based on their preference while filling the UPESEAT 2021 Application form.
Note: In case the UPESEAT test city is invalid, candidates will be allotted the second favored city chosen by them.
UPESEAT 2021 Results
The result for UPESEAT 2021 will be declared once the examination has been conducted successfully. 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).
UPESEAT 2021 Results date will be announced later on by the UPES.
UPESEAT 2021 Counselling
UPESEAT 2021 Counselling is the final round of the admission process conducted by UPES. Only those candidates with minimum marks will be called for Counselling of UPESEAT. Counselling will be done for candidates who appeared either through the exam pathway or non-exam pathway. The notification regarding the counselling will be available on the official website of UPES. Candidates need to check the official website once the result for UPESEAT 2021 will be out. The counselling date of UPESEAT 2021 will be declared after the declaration of the results.
UPESEAT 2021 Contact Details
P.O. Kandoli Via-Prem Nagar
Distance from ISBT - 20 km approx
Distance from Jolly Grant Airport - 45 Kms approx
Distance from Railway Station - 17 Kms approx
Is there any scholarship in UPES?
Scholarship / Fee Concession. UPES is pleased to announce 6 scholarships of Rs.50,000 per each for students securing top ranks in the UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT).
Is there negative marking in UPES?
No, there is no negative marking in the upes entrance paper, so you can tick all the questions if you know the answer or else you can make a guess, it doesn\'t matter.
How can I get admission in UPES Dehradun?
Process for UPESEAT Online Test 2020. THE UPES Engineering Aptitude Test will be a CBT based test. Eligibility: Candidates with minimum 60% marks in class 10th and 12th and 12th PCM can seek admission to select UPES – B. Tech programs by taking the UPES Engineering Aptitude Test.
Is there any reservation in UPES?
UPES is a state public-private university. meaning that it has a reservation quota for the Uttarakhand domicile students but doesn\'t follow the reservation quota(SC/ST/OBC) like any other govt universities.
Is UPES Good for petroleum engineering?
Yes, it is a very good college for petroleum engineering. But you cannot simply rely on it for good placement. UPES is very famous for petroleum engineering. It established in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand.
When will the admit card for UPESEAT 2021 be released?
The dates for admit card for UPESEAT 2021 will be announced shortly. The exam will be held from June 15 to June 20, 2021.