UPTU/UPSEE 2024: Exam (Mar 11 -28), Paper Analysis, Answer Key

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Mar 11, 2024

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 exam is ongoing from Mar 11- 28, 2024 in online mode. UPTU admit card has been released on Mar 9, 2024, for Mar 12 - 13, 2024, exams. UPTU/UPSEE 2024 was released on Mar 7, 2024 for the exam scheduled for Mar 11, 2024. Applicants must download the admit card from the official website using their login credentials.

UPTU (previously UPSEE) was a state-level entrance exam administered by AKTU for admission to a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in Engineering, CSIT, Management, Pharmacy, and other fields. Moreover, candidates must note that the admission for UPTU/UPSEE 2024 will be done based on CUET PG scores for 2024 achieved by the candidates.

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 has been superseded by other national-level tests such as JEE Main, NATA, and CUET for admission to colleges affiliated with AKTU, MMMUT, and other Uttar Pradesh state universities. Candidates with valid JEE Main/ CUET/ CUET PG scores are eligible to participate in UPTU counselling. 

UPSEE 2024 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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UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Exam Date

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 exam commenced on Mar 11, 2024, and it will end on Mar 18, 2024. Applicants must note that the UPTU/UPSEE 2024 selection will be done based on CUET PG 2024 scores.

Thus, CUET PG 2024 exam dates are shared below.

UPTU Entrance Exam Dates 2024
UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Dates
Upcoming Events
Commencement of UPTU/UPSEE 2024 2024 Examination Mar 11 - 28, 2024
UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Answer Key Release Date Apr 4, 2024
UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Result May 2024 (Tentative)
UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Counselling Jul 2024 (Tentative)
Past Events
Availability of UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Application Form Dec 26, 2023
Last date for the submission of the UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Application Form Jan 24, 2024
Last Date for UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Application Fee Submission Jan 25, 204
Online Form Correction Jan 27 - 29, 2024 (upto 11:50 PM)
Release of Advance City Intimation Slip Mar 4, 2024
Issuance of UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Admit Card Mar 7 - 9, 2024

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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 as the Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test (UPCET). Through this exam, the candidates can take admission to undergraduate, postgraduate, and lateral entry courses offered in 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, subdivided into five zones with 150-160 colleges in each zone.


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

Affiliation: The 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/UPSEE 2024 consists of 11 papers, and candidates must select papers and courses for which they seek admission through the UPTU/UPSEE 2024 entrance examination.

Highlights of the UPTU/UPSEE 2024 entrance exam are tabulated below.

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Highlights
Particulars Details
Exam Name UPTU
Full Form Uttar Pradesh Technical University Exam
Exam Level State
Selection Process CUET PG
Application Mode Online
Languages English & Hindi
Exam Mode Online
UPTU Official Website www.aktu.ac.in
Helpdesk 1800 180 0161 (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 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 2024
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 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should clear the eligibility criteria set by the NTA for UPTU or get rejected. Candidates must 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/UPSEE 2024 Eligibility Criteria
Particulars Details
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/UPSEE 2024 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.

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Application Form

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 application form filling is in progress. The last date to apply for the exam was Jan 24, 2024, and the application process was started on Dec 26, 2023. The form filling is ongoing on the official website. Candidates must be aware that the admission for UPTU/UPSEE 2024 courses will be done based on CUET PG 2024 scores achieved.

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. All the details are shared below.

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Documents Required
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/UPSEE 2024 registration.

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/UPSEE 2024 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.

How to Apply for UPTU/UPSEE 2024?

The steps to apply for the UPTU/UPSEE 2024 are shared below for applicants reference.

  • Step 1: Candidates must 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, they must log in with the registered email and enter all the required details.
  • Step 4: Students must upload a scanned copy of the photo and signature.
  • Step 5: After uploading the scanned images, they must 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

The application fee detail for centres allotted in India aare shared below for all the categpories.

UPTU Application Fee (Centres in India)
Category Centres in India (upto 3 test papers) Centres in India (per paper)
Gen/ Un-reserved INR 1000/- INR 500/-
Gen-EWS/ OBC-NCL INR 800/- INR 400/-
SC/ST/3rd Gender INR 750/- INR 400/-
PWD INR 700/- INR 400/-

Applicants must check the application fee details for exam centres allotted outside India shared in the table below.

UPTU Application Fee (Centres Outside India)
Category Centres Outside India (upto 3 test papers) Centres Outside India (per paper)
Gen/ Un-reserved INR 5000/- INR 1500/-
Gen-EWS/ OBC-NCL INR 5000/- INR 1500/-
SC/ST/3rd Gender INR 5000/- INR 1500/-
PWD INR 5000/- INR 1500/-

Read More: UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Application Form

UPTU/UPSEE Admit Card 2024

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 admission will be done based on CUET PG scores. The admit card for CUET PG was released on Mar 7 and Mar 9, 2024, on the official website. Candidates can download the 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 the 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: Candidatesisit the official website and click on 'Download admit card'.
  • Step 2: The link is redirected to a login page. They must enter the credentials and click on the 'Sign-in' button.
  • Step 3: The admit card will be displayed on the screen. They must click on the 'Download' button.
  • Step 4: After downloading, applicants must take a printout of the admit card.

UPTU/UPSEE Exam Centres

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 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. The conducting authority 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/UPSEE 2024.

The UPTU/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024 Exam Centre Table-I (OMR Based Test) For Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3, and Paper 4

Agra Kushinagar
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
Varanasi -

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024 Exam Centre Table-I (OMR Based Test) For Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4

Certain UPTU/UPSEE 2024 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)

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UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Exam Pattern

While preparing for the UPTU entrance exam, it is essential 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 the CUET PG exam pattern shared below, as the UPTU admissions will be done based on CUET PG marks.

  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted through online mode (computer based test).
  • Shifts: The exam will be conducted in two shifts.
  • Medium: The exam will be done in English and Hindi medium.
  • Number of Questions: There will be a total of 100 questions.
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be given for each correct response, and 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong response.

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UPTU/UPSEE Syllabus 2024

The UPTU/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024 syllabus for paper 1 consists of questions related to Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics topics of class 11th and class 12th syllabus for UPTU/UPSEE 2024 entrance examination.

The syllabus for the UPTU/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024?

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/UPSEE 2024 exam and acquire high scores. Essential strategies for preparing for UPTU/UPSEE 2024 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.

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UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Results

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 results will be tentatively be released by May 2024. Along with the result the UPTU answer keys and merit list will also be released on the official website. Candidates must be aware that the UPTU/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024 result.

Note: Based on the performance of candidates a separate merit list is prepared for each course. UPTU/UPSEE 2024 scorecard have marks obtained in each subject and also merit position/ rank.

How to Check UPTU Results 2024?

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Results will be released on the official website. Candidates can follow the steps below to check their results.

  • Step 1: Candidates must 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 they must click on the sign-in icon.
  • Step 3: Results will be displayed on the screen. Applicants must click on download.
  • Step 4: Students must take printout in an A4 size sheet.

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UPTU/UPSEE Cut Off 2024

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Cut off is the minimum qualifying marks candidates must score in UPTU/UPSEE 2024 examination to be eligible for the counselling process. UPTU/UPSEE 2024 cut off is different according to category, institute, and courses. Cut off helps candidates to select colleges and courses during UPTU/UPSEE 2024 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.

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UPTU/UPSEE 2024 Counselling

UPTU/UPSEE 2024 counselling is expected to commence from Jul 2024. The official schedule will be released on the official website soon after the results are declared. 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.

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UPTU/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024 exam centre and submit them to the examination hall's invigilator.
  • Signature and left thumb impression of candidates in UPTU/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024 examination hall.
  • A candidate is advised to check the details printed on the UPTU/UPSEE 2024 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/UPSEE 2024 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: registrar@aktu.ac.in

Official Website: www.aktu.ac.in


Are UPTU, UPSEE and AKTU same?

Yes, the UPTU, UPSEE and AKTU are the same exams.

When was the UPTU exam application form released?

The UPTU application form for 2024 was released on Dec 26, 2023. The last date to apply for the same is Jan 24, 2024.

When will the UPTU 2024 exam take place?

Students must note that the admission for UPTU will be done based on candidates CUET PG marks. The CUET PG exam is from Mar 11-28, 2024.

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.

Is the counselling process online?

Yes, the counselling process for UPTU 2024 will commence online through the official website.

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.



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