UPTU/UPSEE 2023: Exam Date, Full Form, Registration

Mar 13, 2023 | Architecture, Computer


UPTU 2023 application form correction will begin on Mar 15, 2023 on the official website. UPTU 2023 Application Form Correction Window will close on Mar 18, 2023. UPSEE 2023 exam is conducted to offer candidates admission to the Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University (AKTU). This exam is formerly known as UPTU. Through this exam, candidates could get admission to B.Tech, MBA, integrated MBA, MCA, Integrated MCA, B.Des, B.Pharma, BHMCT, B.Voc, BFA, and BFAD courses offered by the university.

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About UPTU Exam

UPTU full form is the Uttar Pradesh Technical University exam. It is a state-level entrance examination conducted in Uttar Pradesh for admission to MCA, MBA, BFA, B.Des, and various other courses. This exam will be conducted in online mode.

It has now been renamed Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test (UPCET). Through this exam, the candidates can take admission to undergraduate, postgraduate, and lateral entry courses offered under Pharmacy, Management, Design, Computer Applications, and various other disciplines.

UPTU is conducted by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Uttar Pradesh Technical University (AKTU), established by the Government of Uttar Pradesh in Lucknow in the year 2000. It is one of the largest universities in Asia, sub-divided into five zones with 150-160 colleges in each zone.


Authority: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has absolute rights for conducting UPTU and to decide about modalities of admissions and allotment of seats. It was formerly conducted by CAB, an institution that comes under the Chairmanship of Vice-Chancellor, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow.

Affiliation: Total number of affiliated colleges under the UPTU exam was 49 in 2000, which has now gone up to 587.

Enrollment: Currently, around 4,00,000 students are studying in various programs in UPTU's top colleges/ institutions.

Exam Format: UPTU 2023 consists of 11 papers, and candidates must select papers and courses for which they seek admission through the UPTU 2023 entrance examination.

Highlights of the UPTU entrance exam are tabulated below.

UPTU 2023 Highlights
Exam Name UPTU
Full Form Uttar Pradesh Technical University Exam
Exam Level State
Conducting Body Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Uttar Pradesh Technical University
Application Mode Online
Languages English & Hindi
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 3 Hours (180 Minutes)
UPTU Official Website www.aktu.ac.in
Helpdesk  1800 180 0161 (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

UPTU 2023 Courses Offered

UPTU entrance exam helps candidates seek admission to B.Tech, MBA, MCA, B.Arch, B.Pharma, BHMCT, BFAD, BFA, B.Des, and lateral entry programs the UPTU top colleges, which are both government and private institutions located all over Uttar Pradesh. The courses offered and the duration of the respective courses are listed below.

UPTU Courses Offered 2023
Course Offered by UPTU Course Duration
Bachelor of Pharmacy 4 years
Bachelor of Design 4 years
Bachelor of Hotel Management & Catering Technology 4 years
Bachelor of Fashion & Apparel Design 4 years
Bachelor of Fine Arts 4 years
Master of Business Administration 2 years
Master of Computer Application 2 years
MBA (Integrated) 5 years
MCA (Integrated) 5 years

UPTU 2023 Exam Date

UPTU 2023 application form correction will begin on Mar 15, 2023 on the official website. UPTU 2023 Application Form Correction Window will close on Mar 18, 2023. Below mentioned are the UPTU 2023 Exam Dates.

UPTU Entrance Exam Dates 2023
Events Dates
Application Form Start date Apr 2023 
UPTU 2023 Application Form Last Date Jul 2023
Online Form Correction Window Jul 2023
Admit Card Date Aug 2023
UPTU Exam Date 2023 Sep 2023 
UPTU 2023 Result Sep 2023

Read More: UPTU 2023 Exam Dates

UPTU 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should clear the eligibility criteria set by the NTA for UPTU or get rejected. Candidates should check the necessary UPTU eligibility criteria and make sure that they meet the requirements for getting selected for the next step in the examination process. Some of the essential criteria parameters that should be notified before appearing in the UPTU exam are specified in the below tabular format.

UPTU 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Age No Upper Age Limit
Education Qualification B.Tech/B.Arch: Candidates need to present a valid JEE Main score for admission.
MBA: Candidates who have passed a bachelors's degree course of minimum 3 years duration with minimum marks of 50% aggregate (45% for reserved category candidates) are eligible to apply for an MBA course in UPTU 2023 examination.
Nationality Indian
Domicile Candidates must have passed the qualifying examination from any institution located in Uttar Pradesh or whose parents have UP as their domicile.

Read More: UPTU 2023 Eligibility Criteria

UPTU 2023 Application Form

UPTU 2023 application form correction will begin on Mar 15, 2023 on the official website. UPTU 2023 Application Form Correction Window will close on Mar 18, 2023. Candidates should be aware of some crucial details about the UPTU application form. It is required for the candidates to check and go through the details and information before filling up the application form.

Dates: The application dates will be announced on the official website. The application forms must be filled and submitted before the last date without fail.

Registration: For online registration, candidates must first register by entering their full name, mobile number, and email ID, and after that, they will receive their login credentials such as user ID and password. After getting a login ID and password, they can log in and start filling the UPTU application form.

Details: Candidates must fill in their Adhaar card numbers and academic details after logging in.

Necessary Documents: Candidates must upload scanned images of their recent photograph and signature. The dimension and sizes of these documents are specified in the following table.

UPTU 2023 Scanned Images Specifications
Particulars Photograph Signature
Size 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm
Maximum Size 100 KB 30 KB

Fee Payment: Once the application process is completed, and the examination fee is paid, the confirmation page will be generated. Candidates must take a screenshot of the same for future reference.

UPTU 2023 Registration

Once the application form is released on the official website, candidates can start the UPTU 2023 application process. They can visit the website, and fill UPTU application form details and submit it. Candidates are required to go through the instructions carefully before filling in the necessary details in the registration process. It is required that the candidates clear the eligibility criteria laid down by the conducting authorities for the application to be validated.

How to Apply for UPTU 2023?

Once the National Testing Agency release the application form for UPTU, the candidates must follow the steps given below for form filling.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website for registration.
  • Step 2: After registering on the official website, the applicant will receive their credentials in the registered email.
  • Step 3: After getting credentials, log in with the registered email and enter all the required details.
  • Step 4: Upload a scanned copy of the photo and signature.
  • Step 5: After uploading the scanned images, pay the application fee by debit card/ credit card/ net banking.

Once the applicants submit the application form, their application process is complete and can expect their admit cards. Candidates are required to keep a track of the updates and notifications related to the dates and schedules of the examination-associated events.

Application Form Fee

Candidates must keep a note of specifications of the application fee which is as tabulated below.

UPTU Application Fee
Mode of UPTU Application Form 2023 Online
Application Fees Male/ General/ OBC- INR 1300
Female / SC/ ST/ PWD (Physically Handicapped)- INR 650
Mode of Payment Debit/ Credit Cards and Net Banking only.

UPTU 2023 Important Documents

Before applying for UPTU, the applicants must have certain documents with them. Various documents that they need to apply for UPTU are as follows.

UPTU 2023 Documents
Documents Required Remarks
Class 12th Marksheet, If Applicable To fill in academic information.
Class 10th Marksheet To fill in academic information in UPTU form.
Class 10th Certificate or its Equivalent Exam Certificate The name and date of birth should be as given in it.
Scanned Image of the Signature As per the specifications and format.
Scanned Image of the Photo As per the specifications and format.
Mobile Number Provide the personal or parent’s mobile number.
Email ID Provide the email ID. If the applicant do not have a personal ID then it is advised to create one.
Aadhaar Card The applicant must provide their Aadhaar Card number for UPTU 2023 registration.

Read More: UPTU 2023 Application Form

UPTU 2023 Admit Card

UPTU 2023 admit card will be released online by CAB on the official website. Candidates can download UPTU 2023 admit card by logging into the official website. On the exam day, candidates must carry any one of the following ID proofs: Voter ID/ PAN Card/ Aadhar Card/ Driving License/ Passport along with UPTU 2023 admit card.

Note: In case of any discrepancy in particulars of the candidate or their photograph/ signature shown in admit card and confirmation page, the candidate must immediately approach the authority to avoid any inconvenience on the day of the exam.

How to Download UPTU Admit Card?

CAB will release the admit card on the official website. The applicants who complete the application process can follow the steps given below to download the admit card.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website and click on 'Download admit card for UPTU'.
  • Step 2: The link is redirected to a login page. Enter the credentials and click on the 'Sign-in' button.
  • Step 3: UPTU admit card will be displayed on the screen. Click on the 'Download' button.
  • Step 4: After downloading, take a printout.

Read More: UPTU 2023 Admit Card

UPTU 2023 Exam Centres

UPTU 2023 will be conducted in 41 centres in Uttar Pradesh and 8 centres in the other states. Candidates must choose only one UPTU exam centre according to their convenience and vicinity. CAB allocates the exam centre based on vacancies in the exam centre and choice of candidate. However, in extraordinary circumstances, a different city or nearby exam centre will be allotted.

Note: Candidates must carry valid ID proof along with admit card to the exam centre. If candidates fail to produce admit card and ID proof upon request then they will not be allowed to write UPTU 2023.

The UPTU 2023 exam will be conducted in various cities within the state of Uttar Pradesh. The exam centres where the exam will be conducted through pen and paper mode are tabulated below for the cities of Uttar Pradesh.

UPTU Exam Centres in Uttar Pradesh State

AKTU/UPTU 2023 Exam Centre Table-I (OMR Based Test) For Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3, and Paper 4

Firozabad Jalau
Mathura Jhansi
Aligarh Etawah
Allahabad Kanpur Nagar
Azamgarh Kanpur Dehat
Balia Lakhimpur Kheri
Mau Lucknow
Ballia Raebareli
Maul Sitapur
Bareilly Bulandshahr
Shahjahanpur Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida/Greater Noida)
Basti Ghaziabad
Banda Meerut
Gonda Mirzapur
Ambedkar Nagar Bijnor
Barabanki Moradabad
Faizabad Muzaffarnagar
Sultanpur Saharanpur
Deoria Ghazipur
Gorakhpur Jaunpur
Kushinagar Varanasi

UPTU 2023 exam centres are also present in major cities outside the Uttar Pradesh state. The below given table depicts the exam centres in other states.

UPTU Exam Centres in Other States
AKTU/UPTU 2023 Exam Centre Table-I (OMR Based Test) For Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4

Certain UPTU 2023 exam centres allow candidates to take up computer-based tests. Those exam centres for specific subjects where the exam will be conducted as an online or computer-based test (CBT) are tabulated below.

UPTU Exam Centres (Computer-based Test)
AKTU/UPTU 2020 Exam Center Table-II (Computer Based Test) For Paper 5, Paper 6, Paper 7, Paper 8, Paper 9, Paper 10 and Paper 11
Ambedkar Nagar
Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida/Greater Noida)

Read More: UPTU 2023 Exam Center

UPTU 2023 Exam Pattern

While preparing for the UPTU entrance exam, it is important to know the exam pattern. Candidates will get an idea about the type and distribution of questions in the question paper and can prepare accordingly. Candidates can check the highlights of UPTU exam pattern and question paper pattern given below.

Exam Pattern

The detailed overview of the UPTU 2023 exam pattern is given below.

UPTU Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Offline (Pen and Paper-based)
Languages English and Hindi
Duration of Exam 3 Hours (180 Minutes)
Total Marks 600 Marks
Total Sections 3 Sections viz. Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics
Total Number of Questions 150
Marking Scheme of Exam For Every Correct Answer - 4 Marks
No Negative Marking for Incorrect Answers
For Unanswered Questions – No Marks Awarded or Deducted

Question Paper Pattern

The details of the individual papers and subjects are provided in the table below.

UPTU Question Paper Pattern
Paper Subjects Number of Questions Marks
Paper 1 Physics, Chemistry, and Maths 50 MCQs for Each Subject (Total 150) 600
Paper 2 Physics, Chemistry, and Biology 50 MCQs for Each Subject (Total 150) 600
Paper 3 Aptitude Test for Architecture and Design
Part A: Maths and Aesthetic Sensitivity
Part B: Drawing aptitude

50 MCQs of Each Maths and AS (Total 100)
2 Questions to Test Drawing Aptitude

Paper 4 Aptitude Test for General Awareness for BHMCT/ BFAD/ BFA/ B.Des/ Integrated MBA) 100 MCQs in Total 400
Paper 5 Aptitude Test for B.Sc. Graduates in Engineering (Lateral Entry)/ 2nd Year MCA (Lateral Entry) 100 MCQs in Total 400
Paper 6 Aptitude Test for MBA/ MCA 100 MCQs in Total 400
Paper 7 Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Pharmacy (Lateral Entry) 100 MCQs in Total 400
Paper 8 Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Engineering (Lateral Entry) 100 MCQs in Total 400

Read More: UPTU 2023 Exam Pattern

UPTU 2023 Syllabus

The UPTU 2023 syllabus is finalised by its organizing body, the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University. It is very important for the candidates to go through the syllabus prior to starting the preparation for the UPTU 2023 entrance exam. Knowing and understanding the syllabus will help the candidates to get an overview of the topics and its outline in the subjects. They can prepare on the basis of this distribution and plan accordingly.

Since UPTU is offering courses in various fields, the syllabus for each course varies. The syllabus for candidates who are aspiring to take undergraduate courses and MBA course are as follows.

Undergraduate Courses: UPTU 2023 syllabus for paper 1 consists of questions related to Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics topics of class 11th and class 12th syllabus for UPTU 2023 entrance examination.

The syllabus for the UPTU 2023 exam can be categorized on the basis of the type of exam the candidates are planning to take up. Based on the subjects, the overview of the syllabus is termed and mentioned as given below.

UPTU 2023 Syllabus
Subject Topics
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
Oscillatory Motion
Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
Heat and Thermodynamics
Current Electricity
Magnetic Effect of Current
Magnetism in Matter
Electromagnetic Induction
Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
Wave Optics
Modern Physics
Nuclear Instability
Classification of Conductors
Principles of Logic Gates (AND, OR and NOT)
Chemistry Atomic Structure
Chemical Bonding
Redox Reactions
Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics
Acid-Base Concepts
Colligative Properties of Solution
Periodic Table
Preparation and Properties of the following
General Organic Chemistry
Preparation and Properties
Solid State
Mathematics Algebra
Coordinate Geometry
Biology (Zoology and Botany) Origin of Life
Organic Evolution
Mechanism of Organic Evolution
Human Genetics and Eugenics
Applied Biology
Mammalian Anatomy
Animal Nutrition
Animal Excretion and Osmoregulation
Respiratory System
Nervous System
Endocrine System
Circulatory System
Animal Diversity
Plant Cell
Seeds in Angiospermous Plants
Cell Differentiation Plant Tissue
Anatomy of Root, Stem and Leaf
Important Phyla

MBA: Candidates seeking admission to the MBA program must attempt paper 9 of UPTU 2023 which is an Aptitude Test. It consists of questions related to English language, Numerical Aptitude, Thinking and Decision Making, and General Awareness.

How to Prepare for UPTU 2023?

Preparation is one of the best methods to achieve success and secure a good rank in the exam. Aspirants who are willing to give the UPTU exam must be well prepared, and they must follow specific strategies to crack this exam. Strategies and techniques help the candidates plan and prepare well for the UPTU 2023 exam and acquire high scores. Essential strategies for preparing for UPTU 2023 are specified below.

Plan Properly: Planning is crucial for exam preparation, and for this purpose fixed timetable must be maintained, and candidates must revise subjects daily. Apart from this, candidates must go through the previous year's question paper and detailed syllabus of UPTU and give preference to repeated questions and topics. There are many study materials available quickly, and the applicant must go through them to overview different topics related to the UPTU exam. Candidates must give more importance to topics they find challenging and work on them to make them strong.

Know the Topics: Candidates must know the topics in and out to learn and understand the concepts. Knowing the topics allows them to learn and understand them better. It also helps them prioritize the topics and concepts based on the difficulty level and importance. Moreover, candidates can determine the time required to learn the topics.

Speed: Apart from proper planning, speed and accuracy must be maintained in solving question papers within a specific period.

Mock Tests: Mock tests and proper evaluation are essential to getting a good UPTU exam rank. Aspirants who are going to appear for the UPTU exam should give mock tests before the commencement of the exam to rectify mistakes, if any, and increase confidence level. Time management can be achieved by practicing many mock tests. Candidates will be able to complete all the questions within the allotted time.

Attend the Known Questions: The very well-known and familiar questions should be given priority. Post attending the questions successfully, candidates should try attempting the unknown questions.

Marking Scheme: There is no negative marking in the UPTU 2023 examination.

Read More: UPTU 2023 Syllabus

UPTU 2023 Results

UPTU 2023 results will be declared along with the answer keys and merit list. Candidates must be aware that the UPTU 2023 results are entirely based on the performance of the candidates. Therefore, they must prepare well before attending the exam and performing well. Candidates can visit the official website to check the UPTU 2023 result.

Note: Based on the performance of candidates a separate merit list is prepared for each course. UPTU 2023 scorecard have marks obtained in each subject and also merit position/ rank.

How to Check UPTU Results 2023?

UPTU 2023 Results will be released on the official website. Candidates can follow the steps below to check their results.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website and click on 'Result' link.
  • Step 2: The link is redirected to a login page where the applicant must enter the credentials which are application number and date of birth, and then click on the sign-in icon.
  • Step 3: Results will be displayed on the screen. Click on download.
  • Step 4: Take printout in an A4 size sheet.

Read More: UPTU 2023 Results

UPTU 2023 Cut Off

UPTU 2023 Cut off is the minimum qualifying marks candidates must score in UPTU 2023 examination to be eligible for the counselling process. UPTU 2023 cut off is different according to category, institute, and courses. Cut off helps candidates to select colleges and courses during UPTU 2023 counselling process.

Factors that determine cut off marks are specified below.

  • The number of students who appear in the examination.
  • The number of students qualifies for the examination.
  • Total marks obtained.
  • Exam difficulty level.
  • Availability of seats.
  • The number of participating universities.
  • Performance of candidates.

Read More: UPTU 2023 Cutoff

UPTU 2023 Counselling

UPTU 2023 Counselling Dates will be announced on the official website. Candidates whose names appear on the merit list are called for the document verification process. After document verification, candidates are allowed to take part in the registration and choice locking process.

Commencement of counselling registration and filling choice of preferred UPTU colleges along with courses will begin on the date announced by the university.

UPTU has some reservation criteria where the different percentage of seats will be allocated for categories like SC/ ST and other backward classes. Highlights of seat allocation for different categories are specified below.

UPTU 2023 Reservation Criteria
Category Reservation Quota
SC 21 %
ST 2 %
Other Backward Classes 27 %

Read More: UPTU 2023 Counselling

UPTU 2023 Exam Day Guidelines

Candidates must follow specific guidelines before appearing for the UPTU exam, as given below.

  • No candidate is allowed to enter the UPTU 2023 examination hall 15 minutes after the commencement of the UPTU exam.
  • The candidate is supposed to paste a recent, clear passport-size photograph similar to that on the confirmation page, in space provided on the UPTU 2023 admit card and get it duly attested by the Principal/ Head of the institution last attended or by any Gazetted Officer.
  • The candidate also has to bring two passport-sized photographs to the UPTU 2023 exam centre and submit them to the examination hall's invigilator.
  • Signature and left thumb impression of candidates in UPTU 2023 admit card should match with the database retained by the invigilator in the exam hall.
  • The candidate should use only a black ball pen while writing the UPTU 2023 examination to fill the question booklet and OMR answer sheet entries.
  • Each question booklet is related to the corresponding OMR answer sheet kept inside the question booklet. Changing of OMR answer sheet of one set to another is strictly prohibited and shall be punishable under law.
  • Use of calculators, log table, communication devices such as cellular phones are not allowed in the UPTU 2023 examination hall.
  • A candidate is advised to check the details printed on the UPTU 2023 admit card regarding their name/ gender/ date of birth/ category/ weightage/ domicile etc. In case of any discrepancy, the candidate is advised to report to invigilators in the examination hall during the examination.
  • Candidates should note that if their photograph/ signature printed on the UPTU 2023 admit card is blurred or incorrect, or not visible, they must report to the nodal centre in the city of examination allotted to them for issuance of duplicate admit card.

UPTU Contact Details

The Registrar,
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University,
Uttar Pradesh IET Campus, Sitapur Road,
Lucknow– 226 021 (U.P.), India.

Phone: 0522 – 2732193

Fax: 0522 – 2732185

Email: [email protected]

Official Website: www.aktu.ac.in


Are UPTU, UPSEE and AKTU same?

Yes, they are the same.

How is its counselling process?

UPTU Counselling is based on good rank obtained in UPTU. Students will be allotted seats based on their rank in the college of their desire. Last year, the counselling was held online.

Is the counselling process online?

Yes, its counselling is conducted online.

How can I get admission in UPTU?

You can get admission in UPTU into various bachelor and MBA/MCA courses through UPTU/AKTU Exam.

Is domicile required for UPTU?

Yes, candidates or candidates' parents should be domicile for Uttar Pradesh.

What is the full form of UPTU?

Full form is the UPTU is Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination.

Is there any negative marking?

No, there is no negative marking for this exam.

Is UPTU counselling fee refundable?

Yes, the counselling fee is refundable. If you are allotted a seat and have attended multiple rounds then INR 2000 will be deducted for each round and if you are not allotted a seat then your full amount will be refundable.

How much is the application form fee?

The application form fee for the Male/General/OBC category is INR 1300 and for Female/SC/ST/PwD category, it is INR 650.


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