UPSEE 2017 – Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) has conducted the UPSEE 2017 on April 16, in offline mode. Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE) 2017 is also commonly known as UPTU Entrance Exam. The official answer key of UPSEE has been published in the online mode for both Paper 1 and Paper 2. Along with the answer key, AKTU has also published all the four sets of UPSEE 2017 question booklet. The answer key of UPSEE 2017 will help candidates to check the correct answers of the questions asked in the exam and calculate their probable score. The UPSEE was held in 41 cities across U.P. State and 8 other cities across India. The result of UPSEE 2017 will be declared in the online mode on or before May 30. Through UPSEE 2017, candidates will be able to take admission in around 628 engineering colleges in the state of Uttar Pradesh. For admission to the participating institutes, candidates will have to appear in the counselling of UPSEE 2017 on the basis of merit list prepared by the examination authority. In all the private engineering colleges, 10% of the seats will be allotted to the candidates from other states. Out of the total seats in private engineering courses, 20% of the seats will be allotted on the basis of JEE Main 2017 rank. From these 20% seats, half of the total seats will be allotted to the domicile candidates. The counselling will be done the basis of the merit, availability of seats, verification of documents and choice preferences of the institutes. The candidates can check more information about UPSEE 2017 answer key, result, counselling and more in the article below.
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The official important dates for UPSEE has been announced. Candidates may check the important dates from below.
|1||Availability of online application form||January 18, 2017 (11:00 am)|
|2||Last date for filling and submission of online application||March 20, 2017|
|3||Pay registration fees before||March 21, 2017 (5:00 pm)|
|4||Online partial correction of filled and submitted online application form||From March 27 to 29, 2017|
|5||Downloading of admit card||April 11, 2017|
|6||UPSEE 2017 exam date||April 16, 2017|
|7||Uploading of official answer key||April 16, 2017|
|8||Declaration of Result||On or Before May 30, 2017|
|9||Counselling will commence from||Last week of June 2017|
- The UPTU admit card is available in an online mode from April 11. The candidates can download the UPSEE admit card 2017 by entering their application number, password and security pin.
- All the candidates have to download the admit cards before the exam date.
- UPSEE aspirants must carefully check admit card of UPSEE 2017 after downloading it. If any errors occur candidates must immediately contact the authority or mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPSEE 2017 was held in 41 cities of U.P and in 8 other cities of other states. Candidates had to select at least three preferences from the exam centres. Candidates can check the first 10 Exam Centres of UPSEE 2017 in the table given below:
|Cities in other States|
The facets of exam pattern are as stated below:
Mode – All the papers of UPTU SEE 2017 was conducted in offline mode. Candidates had to mark the answers in OMR sheet with either blue or black pen.
Language of Exam – The question paper was provided in the English language.
Sections – Candidates had to attempt three section for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology. The codes for the papers are as below:
Paper Code – The code for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics is Paper I. Whereas, the code for Physics, Chemistry and Biology is Paper 2.
Duration: Candidates were given 3 hours to attempt all the papers. The duration of the exam is 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Questions in UPSEE 2017: All the questions were objective type, in which 4 answers options were provided for each one. Only one option was correct. The distribution of questions in the examination was as below.
- Physics: 50 MCQs
- Chemistry: 50 MCQs
- Mathematics/Biology: 50 MCQs
- Total Question: 150 MCQs
Marking Scheme: Each question was of 4 marks, which will only be allocated if candidates have chosen the correct option as the answer. In all, the question paper was of total 600 marks. There was no negative marking in the examination.
Partial Correction details in UPSEE 2017 Application Form
AKTU has made available all the details regarding UPSEE 2017 Application Form correction facility that has been made available from March 27 to 29, 2017. The facility was only available for the candidates who submitted the online application form before March 20, 2017. Each registered candidate who has completed the registration process and paid the application fees could correct the details only once in the filled in application form. The candidates could correct only partial details in the form. No new application forms was available during this process.
The Correction/Update facility was available on the above-mentioned dates only for those applicants who completed the step by step application process during the online registration.
Candidates had to “login” to edit the UPSEE 2017 Application Form. However, candidates were allowed to correct other details except for the following fields in the application form:
- Name of the Applicant
- Application Number
- Father’s Name
- Mother’s Name
- Date of Birth
After making necessary corrections candidates were generated a “Revised Confirmation Page”. Candidates had to take a print out of the form and keep it safely until counselling/admission.
The availability of the application form of UPSEE 2017 has ended on March 20, 2017. Pay the application fees before March 21 (5:00 pm). Candidates can check the entire procedure of UPSEE online registration below. Candidates can only submit the form online, by accessing the link above.
Filling SEE-UPTU 2017 Application Form – Access the link above and click on ‘Apply’ button. Read all the displayed instructions and then tab ‘Click here to Proceed’ button. Following this, the application form will be displayed and in it, the candidates will have to submit the following details:
- Personal Details
- Course and Exam City Options
- Educational Details
- Seeking Admission & Courses Applied For
- Communication Details
- Choose Password
- Enter Security Pin.
Uploading Images: Once these details are submitted, the candidates will have to upload a scanned Photograph, Signature, and Left Thumb Impression. The specification for all of these are as below:
- Photographs – Size should be between 4KB – 100KB (3.5 cm X 4.5 cm).
- Thumb – Size must be 1KB – 30KB (3.5 cm X 1.5 cm).
- Signature – Size has to be between 1KB – 30KB (3.5 cm X 1.5 cm).
Note: All the images are to be uploaded in one-go, partial uploading will not be accepted.
Fee Payment: Even the application fee for UPSEE 2017 can only be submitted online. Candidates can choose to remit it either through Debit/Credit card or Net Banking. The fee amount is as below:
- For SC/ST Candidates – Rs. 600
- For General/OBC/Transgender Candidates – Rs. 1200
Confirmation Page: After fee payment, the candidates will be able to download the confirmation page. The candidates need not send the confirmation page to the University. However, the registration number mentioned in it must be secured properly. Also, a copy of confirmation page can be saved for future reference.
Before filling the application form, the candidates must check if they are eligible for admission or not. Candidates who can apply for UPSEE 2017 are those who:
- Have passed 10+2 from any institute located in U.P.
- Who have not passed 10+2 from an institute in U.P but their parents are domicile of U.P. In this case, the candidates will have to produce domicile certificate of their parents. The document has to be produce during document verification round.
- Candidates, who have studied from an institute outside U.P and whose parents are not domicile can also apply.
All of these candidates will only be granted admission if they fulfill the UPSEE 2017 eligibility criteria mentioned below:
Age limit: There is no age bar in UPSEE 2017.
Education Qualification: Candidates must qualify 10+2 level examination or any other equivalent examination with minimum aggregate of 45% marks (40% marks for candidates belonging to SC/ST category) collectively in required three subjects.
The subject combination in 10+2 should be Physics and Mathematics, as core subjects. e Out of Chemistry, Bio-Technology, Biology, Technical Vocational any one should be the optional subject. It should be ensured that the applicant must have qualified 10+2 without grace.
Note: Candidates appearing for qualifying examination in current year can also apply. However, they must satisfy the remaining eligibility criteria and their qualifying exam result must be announced till the date of document verification round.
15% seats have been reserved by State Government for Management Quota and NRI candidates. Remaining 85% seats will be filled with UPSEE 2017 qualifiers. The reservation for the seats which are to be filled state level exam qualifiers is as below.
For Non-U.P Domicile – 10% seats in Technology and Architecture courses, under UPSEE 2017, are to be filled with Non-U.P Domicile candidates. These seats will be filled on the basis of Merit in UPSEE. However, it should be noted that U.P Government can make changed in this reservation till the time of counselling.
For U.P Domicile – a certain number of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to specific categories of Uttar Pradesh. The category wise reservation of seats is given in the table below:
The vertical reservation in UPSEE 2017 is as follows:
|Scheduled Caste of U.P||21%|
|Scheduled Tribe of U.P||02%|
|Other Backward Classes of U.P||27%|
The horizontal reservation in UPSEE 2017 will done as mentioned below:
|Dependents of Freedom Fighters from U.P.||UPFF||02%|
|Disabled candidates belonging to U.P.||UPHC||03%|
|Ward of Defence Personnel from U.P.||UPAF||05%|
|Female candidates from U.P.||UPGL||20%|
The Syllabus of UPSEE 2017 comprises topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematic. Aspirants must get through the syllabus and cover each and every topic to score well in the examination.
|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, gravitation, Oscillatory motion, Mechanics of solids and fluids, Heat and thermodynamics, Wave, Electrostatics, Current electricity, Magnetic effect of Current, Magnetism in matter, Electromagnetic induction, Ray optics and optical instruments, Wave optics, modern physics,|
|Chemistry||Atomic structure, Redox reactions, Chemical Equilibrium and kinetics, Acid- base concepts, Electrochemistry, Catalysis, Colloids, Colligative properties of solution, periodic table, Preparation and properties, Thermochemistry, General organic chemistry, General organic chemistry, Isomerism, IUPAC, Polymers, Carbohydrates, preparation and properties of the followings, Solid state, Petroleum,|
|Mathematics||Algebra, Probability, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate geometry, Calculus, Vectors, Dynamics, Statics|
Sample Papers of UPSEE 2017 will help the candidates to get a fair idea about the pattern of the question paper. Solving sample papers will help the candidates to prepare more effectively for the examination. Candidates will get to know about important topics to be covered, weight age of marks and the difficulty level of the paper they can expect in the main examination. Candidates will also be able to manage their time while solving the paper, eliminate silly errors and increase their accuracy and speed level. Therefore, it is highly advisable to candidates that they indulge in regular practice of UPSEE 2017 Sample Papers to perform well in the examination.
AKTU has provided the official UPSEE Answer Key 2017 on April 16, after the completion of the exam. The answer key is available online as per the Subject Paper and Set. Candidates will have to download it for their paper set and then match the answers.
There also a possibility that the unofficial UPSEE Answer Key will be released. The answer keys will be provided by various coaching institutes. Candidates may use it to predict their score. However, the predicted score should not be taken as the final result.
- The Result of UPSEE 2017 will be declared online on or before May 30, 2017.
- No other mode will be available to check the result.
- Candidates must take a printout of the result and keep it safe for future reference.
- If unsatisfied with the result, candidates can get their answer sheet scrutinised within seven days from the declaration of result.
Unlike most of the entrance examination, the candidates can send a request for re-checking of the answer sheet. The sheets can be scrutinised by paying Rs. 5000 per paper. However, this can only be done within seven days from the deceleration of the result. The scrutiny application is to be sent at the address below:
Registrar, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow (U.P.) 226021
- The separate Rank list will be prepared for candidates based on the performance of the candidates in UP SEE 2017.
- After the declaration of the result, candidates can check their merit position, score card with total marks and marks obtained in each subject.
- In the case of a tie, inter se merit of such candidates will be determined using the following methods:
- The candidate with a lesser number of incorrect answers will be given higher rank.
- If this does not break the tie, the candidate obtaining more marks in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry sections in UPSEE 2017 will be assigned higher rank.
- If the tie still persists, candidates with higher age will be allotted higher rank.
The Cutoff of UPSEE 2017 is the minimum score at which admission to various undergraduate engineering courses will be offered by the participating institutes. Only the candidates who meet the minimum cutoff marks will be able to take admission into their desired course offered by the Participating Institutes.
- Candidates qualifying in UPSEE 2017 will be called for counseling on the basis of the rank obtained by them.
- Selected candidates will have to register themselves online using their application number and password.
- After registration, candidates will require paying the registration fee in order to be able to fill up the choices.
- The registration fee has to be paid only online through Credit card/ Debit card/ Net banking. The registration fee is given in the table below:
|General/ OBC||Rs. 20,000|
|SC/ ST||Rs. 12,000|
- After the payment of the registration fee, the registration process will be complete.
- Candidates can now log in with their application number and password to fill up their choices.
Qualified candidates will be allotted seats to various undergraduate engineering courses and colleges in the State through the seat allotment process. Candidates who have paid the registration fee and have locked their choices have to get their documents verified at the document verification centre. After the verification of documents, candidates will be allotted seats according to their preferences.
UPSEE 2017 Programmes
The Participating Institutes of UPSEE 2017 offers a total no. of 44 undergraduate engineering programs. Candidates can check the name of the programmes in the table given below.
|S No.||Name of programmes||Programme Code|
|3||Applied Electronics & Instrumentation||AI|
|5||Bio Chemical Engineering||BC|
|6||Bio Medical Engineering||BM|
|8||Chemical & Alcohol Technology||CA|
|11||Electrical & Computer Engineering||EZ|
|12||Electronics & Computer Engineering||ECZ|
|14||Electronics Instrumentation & Control||EX|
|15||Electronics & Telecomm Engineering||ET|
|16||Electrical & Electronics Engineering||EN|
|17||Electronics & Communication Engineering||EC|
|19||Computer Science & Engineering||CS|
|21||Computer Science & Information Technology||CSI|
|22||Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering||EI|
|25||Instrumentation & Control||IC|
|27||Industrial Production Engg.||IP|
|29||Mechanical & Industrial Engineering||MX|
|37||Man Made Fiber Technology||MM|
|39||Material & Metallurgical Engineering||MST|
|42||Production & Industrial Engineering||PI|
The Participating Institutes of UPSEE 2017 list out the names of various undergraduate engineering colleges which will grant admission to candidates on the basis of their performance in UPSEE 2017. Candidates can check the first 10 Participating Institutes from the table below.
|S No.||Name of Institute/ University|
|1||Anand Engg. College, Agra|
|2||Faculty of Engg, Agra College, Agra|
|3||Hindustan Institute of technology & management, Agra|
|4||Raja Balwant Singh Engineering Technical College, Agra|
|5||United College of Engineering & Research, Allahabad|
|6||Shri Rammurti Smarak College of Engg and Technology, Bareilly|
|7||Kunwar Satya Veera College of Engg. & management, Bijnaur|
|8||Babu banarasi Das Institute of Engg. Tech & Research Centre, Bulandshahar|
|9||Marathwada Institute of Technology, Bulandshahr|
|10||Ajay Kumar Garg Engg. College, Ghaziabad|
What’s New in UPSEE 2017?
- The Aadhaar card number has been included as a mandatory field in the application form. Candidates without the Aadhaar number will not be able to apply for UPSEE 2017. AKTU did not release any prior official notice about making the Aadhaar number compulsory to fill up the form.
- The application fee for all the categories has increased. Earlier, it was Rs. 500 for SC/ST candidates but now its Rs. 600. Similarly, the application fee for the General/OBC/Transgender has increased from Rs. 1000 to Rs. 1200.
- Kanpur Dehat is a new addition to the list of exam centres. Hence, the total number of exam centres are now 49.
UPSEE 2017 Contact Address:
Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh
IET Campus, Sitapur Road, Lucknow – 226 021 (U.P)
Phone: 0522 – 2732193, Fax: 0522 – 2732185
Official Website: http://aktu.nic.in/
Toll-Free Number: 1800-180-0161