Lucknow University UG Admissions 2020: Merit list, Dates, Application Process, Selection Criteria

Swati Mishra Swati Mishra
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Latest Update: Lucknow University on September 22 released counseling schedule for the UG admissions. The schedule includes dates for choice filling and registration. This year the admissions are being conducted off-campus in an online mode. Students this year are being shortlisted on the basis of marks obtained in class 12. Lucknow University on 20th September 2020 announced the provisional merit list for all UG program admissions. LUGMAT 2020 was also canceled by the university and the UG management admissions are now merit-based. 

Lucknow University UG Admission Important Dates 

UG counseling for admissionSeptember 22, 2020
Start of Registration and Choice filling for UG admissionsSeptember 22, 2020 (2 pm)
Last date of registration for the UG admissionsSeptember 28, 2020 (midnight)
Last date of choice filling for UG admissionsSeptember 29, 2020
Last date to submit the form for BA (Yoga), B.Sc (Yoga), and Bachelor in Naturopathy and Yogic Science September 28, 2020

Established in higher education which offers 1867, Lucknow University is one of the oldest government-owned institutions of Indian higher education which offers various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral education through regular mode in multiple streams such as Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, and Fine Arts.

For the academic session 2020, Lucknow University has offered the following undergraduate (UG) programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Hons.
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Hons.
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)
  • Integrated LL.B
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Integrated MBA

Students seeking admission to the UG courses offered by the university must fulfill the required eligibility criteria as per the university guidelines. Candidates shall be admitted to the UG courses on the basis of marks obtained in the entrance examination, conducted by the university. The entrance test will comprise of 100 objective type questions to be answered in 90 minutes. Check Lucknow University Admission 

Those who wish to apply can register themselves by filling the application form through the admission portal available at the official university website. Students must submit the required application fee through online payment modes in order to complete the registration process.

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How To Apply

Candidates seeking admission to UG programme can fill and submit application through online mode via the official university website. Students should follow the below given steps in order to register successfully for Lucknow University UG Admission 2019:

Step 1: Candidates should register themselves through the online admission portal. Upon doing so, the applicants will receive their login details in the mobile number and email ID

Step 2: Then, candidates will be asked to enter their personal details along with the educational qualifications

Step 3: Next, candidates will be asked to upload their scanned photo and signature

Step 4: Applicants can preview all the entries made at this point. If there is some error, they can edit these or start the entire process again. Otherwise, they should proceed for payment of the application fees.

Step 5: After previewing, candidates will be required to submit the form and proceed for payment of the application fees. Form fees can be submitted by any of the following ways – Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking

Application fee:

  • For General and OBC candidates – Rs. 800/- (for undergraduate programme) and Rs. 1000/- (for management undergraduate programme) 
  • For SC and ST candidates – Rs. 400/- (for undergraduate programme) and Rs 500 (for management undergraduate programme)  

Step 7: Finally, applicants can print their completed application form and fee receipt to complete the application process.

Pre-requisites for filling the Application Form:

  • Valid Email ID
  • Active Mobile Number
  • Scanned Photograph in JPEG format(Maximum upload size is 50 KB only)
  • Scanned Signature (Maximum upload size is 50 KB only)
  • High School Mark sheet
  • Aadhar Card
  • Photo ID proof
  • Caste Certificate
  • Income Certificate

Eligibility Criteria

The following table contains information regarding eligibility for various UG courses offered by the Lucknow University:

BA (Hons.)Intermediate (10+2) or equivalent examination.
B.ComIntermediate (10+2) or equivalent examination with commerce or Intermediate with economics or mathematics as one of the subjects of study.
B.Com (Hons)
Integrated LL.BIntermediate (10+2) or equivalent examination.
B.Sc (Mathematics Group)Intermediate Science (with Mathematics group) or equivalent examination
B.Sc (Biology group)Intermediate Science (with Biology group) or equivalent examination
BCAIntermediate or equivalent examination with Mathematics as a subject.
B.VocPassed Intermediate or equivalent examination with Science subject.
BBA / Integrated MBAPassed Intermediate or equivalent examination

Reservation Process

As per the university guidelines, only the Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes candidates originally belonging to Uttar Pradesh will be given the benefit of reservation. Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes candidates of other states will be treated as general.

Vertical Reservation

Candidate CategorySeats Reserved (%)
Scheduled Caste21%
Scheduled Tribe2%
Other Backward Classes of UP27%

Horizontal Reservation

Candidate CategorySeats Reserved (%)
Physically Handicapped/Disabled (including1% for blinds)3%
Son / Daughter / Grand Son / Grand Daughter of Freedom Fighters from UP2%
Son/Daughter of Retd. Defence Personnel or Physically Handicapped Defence Personnel or Defence Personnel killed in war or Defence Personnel posted in UP.5%
Son/daughter / spouse of LU Teachers/EmployeesAs per University rules
Son/daughter/spouse of LU affiliated Govt./Aided Colleges of LU and Govt. Ayurvedic College

Admission Process

Candidates are shortlisted for undergraduate (UG) programmes on the basis of scores obtained in the university entrance examination.

For all UG courses offered under different faculties (Except Faculty of Fine Arts), the entrance test will comprise of 100 objective type questions to be answered in 90 minutes.

For Faculty of Fine Arts, the entrance test will comprise of 50 objective type questions to be answered in 60 minutes.

Marking Pattern

  • Each question will be of 4 marks.
  • One mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer
  • Zero mark will be awarded for each un-attempted question
  • In the entrance test, the questions will comprise of subjects which are taught in the intermediate level in various boards such as UP board, ISC and CBSE.

Exam Pattern for BVA/ BFA programme

In case of Entrance Test of the B.V.A./ B.F.A., all Diploma and Certificate courses will be based on practical and written examination.

The examination will consist of the following three parts -

  • Written examination (50 objective type questions related with Art and general awareness) - 200 Marks
  • Object Drawing in pencil with light and shade - 100 Marks
  • Memory drawing in pencil - 100 Marks

Counseling Process: 

Students have to register for offline counseling process by giving their preferences. Students can register for counseling soon after the result. 


Ques. How to fill choices for the BA and BA (Hons.) program in the online counseling process of the university?

Ans. To fill choices for the BA and BA (Hons) program in the online counseling process of the university:
  • Candidates need to first choose between BA and BA (Hons).
  • Once the candidate has made a choice between the two, he/ she will then make a choice between the institutions for the BA program.
  • A list of all the subjects will be displayed on the screen, candidates have to choose the subjects and arrange them carefully according to the preference.
  • While making choices for the subjects and colleges, candidates are allowed to make as many choices as they want. 
  • Candidates are free to select the subjects in order of their preference but allotment will be done as per University rules only and will depend on their rank in the merit list, their locked choices, and availability of seats in the subjects in the chosen institution.

Ques. What are the documents required for Lucknow University UG admission reporting?

Ans. Documents required for Lucknow University UG admission reporting are:
  • Printout of the provisional allotment cum confirmation letter from the LU portal.
  • Copy of application form
  • All mark sheets and certificates of the qualifying examination
  • Category certificate 
  • Original photo ID issued by the govt.
  • 2 passport size photos
  • Copies of all Fees receipts
  • Caste certificate (if required)
  • Income certificate in case of zero fees claimed.

Ques. What is advance fees in Lucknow University UG admission counseling?

Ans. Candidates participating in the Lucknow University UG admission counseling process are required to pay advance fees of INR 1000 via net banking/ credit card/ debit card. This advance fee is paid to block a seat for the chosen UG program. In case, if the university fails to allot you a seat in any college, this advance fee will be refunded to your bank account.

Ques. What all fees is to be paid in the off-campus online counseling for UG admission 2020?

Ans. Fees to be paid for the various counseling phases include:
  • Registration fee
  • Advance fee
  • Confirmation fee
  • Confirmation fee for Upgrade

The fee for various phases vary from course to course.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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all the information are as per my thanks

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