JEECUP 2020 Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Books

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    JEECUP 2020 will consist of 100 objective type multiple-choice questions. The pattern of the exam will vary for all the courses. Each question carries 4 marks for the correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for every incorrect response. No marks are deducted for questions not attempted. Duration of the exam will be 3 hours.

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    JEECUP Exam is conducted by Joint Entrance Examination Council (Sanyukt Pravesh Pariksha Parishad, U.P.) for admission to the Polytechnics / Institutes affiliated to Board of Technical Education, U.P. JEECUP 2020 is basically a qualifying entrance examination for providing admission to different Diplomas/ITI courses/programs offered at various Polytechnic and ITI institutions in state of Uttar Pradesh..

    JEECUP 2020 is scheduled for April 26, 2020 in 2 shifts; morning shift from 9.00 am to 12.00 (for Group A) and afternoon shift from 2.30 to 5.30 (for Group B to K). Group A is for Engineering Polytechnic Diploma while Group B consists of several Diploma Courses.

    JEECUP 2020 Exam Pattern Highlights

    JEECUP 2020 will be conducted in an offline pen and paper-based exam to be conducted in 2 shifts. The topics covered in the entrance test will vary as per the courses opted by the candidate. Few major highlights of the JEECUP 2020 Exam Pattern are mentioned below for reference.

    JEECUP 2020 Exam ModeOffline Pen & Paper Based
    Number of papers in JEECUP 20201 Paper
    Number of sectionsPaper Group A - 3 Sections
    Paper Group B to K Each Group will have different section as per the course
    Question Paper TypeObjective Type, Single Select Multiple Choice
    JEECUP 2020 Total Marks400 Marks
    JEECUP 2020 Exam duration3 Hours
    JEECUP 2020 Exam languageEnglish / Hindi

    JEECUP 2020 Exam Pattern in Detail

    JEECUP 2020 Exam pattern is designed to test the basic knowledge of the candidate in the selected subjects (Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture, Biology, Zoology, Botany and Fashion Designing etc.), Reasoning, Analytical Skills, General Intelligence and command over the English Language. The subject wise weightage will vary according to the course/program sought by the candidate.

    GroupProgramme / CourseExam Subjects / TopicsSubject Weightage
    Group AEngineering & Technology DiplomaMaths
    Physics and Chemistry

    50% 50%

    Group BAgriculture EngineeringMaths, Physics, Chemistry & Agriculture50% 50%
    Group CFashion Design, Home science and Textile design and engineering

    English & Hindi comprehension
    Reasoning & Intelligence

    General Awareness



    Group DModern Office Management & Secretarial Practice Library & Information Science

    English & Hindi comprehension
    Reasoning & Intelligence

    Numerical Ability
    General Awareness

    Group EDiploma in Pharmacy

    Physics & Chemistry

    Biology or Maths



    Group FPost Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Tissue culture)Chemistry Zoology Botany50% 25% 25%
    Group GPost Graduate Diploma courseEnglish comprehension Numerical Ability Reasoning General Intelligence General Awareness20% 15% 30% 20% 15%
    Group HDiploma in Hotel Management and Catering TechnologyReasoning & Logical Discussion- Numerical Ability & Scientific attitude English General Knowledge25% 25%
    25% 25%
    Group IDiploma in Aircraft Maintenance EngineeringPhysics & Chemistry- Maths-50% 50%
    Group KLateral entry in 2nd Year of Engineering & Technology Diploma courses----
    K1Civil Engineering
    Civil Engineering(Environment & Pollution Control)
    Physics, Chemistry & Maths -
    Civil Engineering -
    K2Electrical Engineering
    Electrical Engineering (Industrial Control)
    Physics, Chemistry & Maths - Electrical Engineering –40% 60%
    K31. Electronics Engineering
    Electronics Engg.(Modern Consumer Electronics Appliances)
    Electronics Engg. (Micro Electronics)
    Electronics Engineering(Advance Microprocessor & Interface)
    Physics, Chemistry & Maths Electronics Engineering40% 60%
    K4Mechanical Engineering (Automobile)
    Mechanical Engineering (Production)
    Mechanical Engineering (Maintenance)
    Mechanical Engineering(Refrigeration & Airconditioning)
    Mechanical Engineering(Computer-Aided Design)
    Physics, Chemistry & Maths Mechanical Engineering40% 60%
    K5Information technologyPhysics, Chemistry & Maths Information technology40% 60%
    K6Printing TechnologyPhysics, Chemistry & Maths Printing Technology40% 60%
    K7Fashion Design & Garment TechnologyPhysics, Chemistry & Maths Fashion Design & Garment Technology40% 60%

    JEECUP 2020 Syllabus

    JEECUP 2020 Syllabus is based on UP Secondary Board Syllabus (up to Class 10th) and Higher Senior Secondary & Senior Secondary Syllabus (Class 11th & 12th) standard. Considering different backgrounds of applicants, exam syllabus contents are different for each Group. 

    GroupExam Subjects / TopicsStandard of Syllabus & Contents Derived Class-wise Board Syllabus)
    Group AMaths Physics & ChemistryClass 10th Standard and Syllabus of UP Board for 10th Class
    Group BMaths- Physics, Chemistry & AgricultureClass 10th and 12th Standard and Syllabus of UP Board for 12th & 10th Classes
    Group CEnglish & Hindi comprehension Reasoning & Intelligence General AwarenessClass 10th Standard and Syllabus of UP Board for 10th Class
    Group DEnglish & Hindi comprehension
    Reasoning & Intelligence Numerical Ability
    General Awareness
    Class 10th and 12th Standard and Syllabus of UP Board for 12th & 10th Classes
    Group EPhysics & Chemistry Biology or MathsClass 11th & 12th Standard and Syllabus of UP Board for 11th & 12th  Classes
    Group FChemistry Zoology BotanyClass 11th & 12th Standard and Syllabus of UP Board for 11th & 12th  Classes
    Group GEnglish comprehension Numerical Ability Reasoning General Intelligence General AwarenessGraduations Level Exam. Based on the competitive exam pattern
    Group HReasoning & Logical Discussion- Numerical Ability & Scientific attitude English General Knowledge12th Class Level Exam. English Exam Based on Class 10th & 12th Syllabus.
    Group IPhysics & Chemistry- Maths-Class 11th & 12th Standard and Syllabus of UP Board for 11th & 12th  Classes
    Group KK1 - Physics, Chemistry & Maths -
    Civil Engineering -
    The syllabus is based on ITI (2 year’s course) Trade-wise and Class 10th, 11th & 12th standard as per the syllabus of UP Board
    K2 - Physics, Chemistry & Maths - Electrical Engineering –
    K3 - Physics, Chemistry & Maths Electronics Engineering
    K4 - Physics, Chemistry & Maths Mechanical Engineering
    K5 - Physics, Chemistry & Maths Information technology
    K6 - Physics, Chemistry & Maths Printing Technology
    K7 - Physics, Chemistry & Maths Fashion Design & Garment Technology

    Important Books for JEECUP 2020

    Since topics in JEECUP 2020 are based on UP Board Syllabus for Class 10th & 12th, the textbooks prescribed by the board are primarily recommended for the preparation of the exam. However, there are few books available in the market which guide in extensive preparation of the entrance test. Some of these books are tabulated below for the reference of applicants:

    SubjectBook NameAuthorISBN
    Maths Physics ChemistryJEECUP UP Book 2017 Top Study BooksArihant PublicationISBN-10: 9352510429 ISBN-13: 978-9352510429
    Maths Physics ChemistryUttar Pradesh Polytechnic Joint Entrance Exam Jeec 2015 Physics|Chemistry Mathematics with Previous Years' Solved Papers Arihant PublicationISBN-10: 9351765598 ISBN-13: 978-9351765592
     Combined PaperUP Polytechnic Solved Papers & Practice Sets (Hindi) Paperback – 2016Vidya Editorial BoardISBN-10: 9350664356 ISBN-13: 978-9350664353
    Combined PaperUP Polytechnic Joint Entrance Exam (Hindi) (Hindi) Paperback – 2016Youth Competition TimesASIN: B01JS5ALR4

    Instructions to Fill JEECUP 2020 OMR Sheet

    Candidates are advised to go through these instructions carefully before they appear for the exam.

    • The applicant will open the sealed answer sheet only after receiving instructions from the invigilator present in the hall.
    • The answer sheet has space to fill applicants’ details. Applicants have to first fill the particulars.
    • JEECUP exam starts exactly at the specified time and this will also be announced by the invigilator.
    • Question paper is of objective type in which 4 options will be provided and candidates need to mark only the correct response.
    • There is only one correct response for each question out of four responses given.
    • Applicants must darken the circles carefully as per the instructions mentioned on the sheet to mark their responses.
    • The invigilator will assess and verify the applicant’s identity at the time of exam and will sign on the answer sheet after being satisfied. Applicants should produce admit card and identity proof on demand any time during exam.
    • The applicant shall bring own stationery required for the examination. No stationery items will be supplied by the JEEC / examination center.
    • The answer sheet contains an attached carbon copy. Applicants should carefully mark on the answer sheet so that impression on carbon copy appears correctly. This carbon copy can be retained by the applicant along with a question booklet to take home after JEECUP 2020 for reference.
    • Making any other mark or doing any rough calculations on answer sheet is strictly prohibited.
    • The answer sheet should not be folded and kept it in the same shape as it is given.
    • A light or faintly darkened circle is a wrong method of marking and liable to be rejected by the Optical Scanner. So, the circle should be properly darkened.  
    • The applicant is advised to check that the booklet contains an accurate number of questions in sequence and should also match & verify the serial number and series of the Test Booklet with the serial number and series of OMR sheets before answering questions. In case of any discrepancy, the applicant should bring it to the notice of invigilator.
    • Appearing candidates will be required to sign on the Attendance Sheet and also will have to make left hand thumb impression at the appropriate place in Attendance Sheet.
    • All the examinees must abide by the Rules and Regulations of the JEEC with regard to their conduct inside the examination hall.  Breaching of rules can lead to debarment of the candidate from the examination.

    *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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