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UPSEE 2018 ( Result, Answer Key, Cutoff, Counselling

Updated On - May 30th 2018 by SHIVANI TIWARI

UPSEE 2018: AKTU University has announced the UPSEE Result at on May 30. Check the scorecard using Roll Number and Date of Birth. The admission form are available at the website, for which the last date to apply is June 12. Earlier, the official answer keys were published on April 29. Candidates can challenge the official answer keys by May 7 with supporting explanations/ documents. The offline examination for B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Des/ B.Pharm was scheduled for April 29, 2018. Candidates qualifying the cut off for UPSEE can take admission to UG engineering courses that are offered at more than 600 participating colleges.

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Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Uttar Pradesh, conducts the state level entrance examination Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE) for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the University and the colleges affiliated to the University. 

UPSEE 2018 for other courses, conducted in online mode on May 5 – 6, 2018. The admit cards were available for Paper 5 to 11 till their exam dates. Download it using Application Number and Password. Read on to know more about UPSEE 2018.

UPSEE exam is held for following programs:

B.Tech | B.Tech (Lateral) | B.Arch | B.Des | B.Pharm | B.Pharm (Lateral) | BHMCT | BFAD | BFA | MBA | MBA (Integrated) | MCA | MCA (Integrated) | MCA (Lateral)

Latest Updates

UPSEE Admission

May 30, 2018: AKTU University announced the result online at the official website.

April 29, 2018: The offline exam conducted successfully in 49 cities in India. The official answer keys (released) are available at the official website.

April 20, 2018: UPSEE Admit Cards are available for download at 

April 05, 2018: Last Date for One Time Data Correction in Online Application Form (5:00 pm).

April 01, 2018: Last date for online fee payment.

March 30, 2018: Online registration for UPSEE 2018 closed at 5:30 pm.

March 26, 2018: Corrections in filled-in UPSEE application form started. Click Here

Note: UPSEE 2018 exam was held on April 29, May 5, and May 6. Earlier, the exam was supposed to be held two weeks earlier than the current schedule. The change in exam dates was due to JEE Main Papers. Check UPSEE 2018 Official Notification

  • The exam is held in both online and offline mode (based on the UG/PG course for which candidate has made an application for). Check UPSEE Exam Pattern 2018
  • A UPSEE Merit list would be prepared based on the performance of the candidates in UPSEE exam.
  • Counselling, choice locking, and seat allotment would be done based on this merit list only.

UPSEE 2018 Exam Highlights

Exam NameUttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE)
Conducting BodyDr A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Uttar Pradesh
Exam TypeState Level
Exam DateApril 29 (UG), May 5 & 6 (PG)
Eligibility CriteriaMinimum 45% in 12th board exam for every paper
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam ModeOnline and Offline depending on the paper
Number of Papers11

Changes Introduced in UPSEE

  • The application fee has increased from INR 1200 to INR 1300 for General/ Male/ OBC candidates. It has also increased from INR 600 to INR 650 rupees for SC/ ST/ PwD/ Female candidates.
  • From 2018, the Counselling will be held in 3 rounds wherein students have to register for the first and second round only. The 3rd round of counselling will be a mop-up round.
  • UPSEE Counselling Process will be completed in 10 days. Earlier, it was held in 5 rounds.
  • This year candidates can submit UPSEE 2018 application form with late fee also. Earlier, this facility was not available.

UPSEE 2018 Exam Dates

Here, students can check all the important dates of UPSEE 2018:

Events related to UPSEE 2018Dates 
Application for UPSEE 2018 startsJanuary 23, 2018 
Last date for making applicationMarch 15, 2018 March 30, 2018 
Availability of Admit cardsApril 20, 2018 onwards
Date of examApril 29 (UG), May 5 & 6 (PG)
Results declarationMay 30, 2018
Counselling beginsSecond week of June 2018

Schedule of Examination

UPSEE 2018 Examination Schedule

UPSEE Papers for Courses Offered

UPSEE Papers

Who can apply?

It is mandatory for all the applicants to fulfil all the eligibility conditions of UPSEE 2018 in order to fill the application form. Here are the Eligibility Criteria for all the courses covered under UPSEE.

CourseEligibility criteria
B.Tech/B.Pharma/B.Arch/BHMCT/BFAD/BFAIntermediate Passed or equivalent
B.Tech (Lateral Entry)B.Sc degree holder or Diploma holder
B. Pharmacy (Lateral Entry)Diploma holder in Pharmacy
MCA (Lateral Entry)BCA, B.Sc., (IT/Computer Science) degree holder
MBA/MCAB.Sc Degree holder or equivalent

Subject Combination Required

The subject combination required to be eligible for UPSEE 2018 for admission to the first year of B.Tech. /B.Des./ B.Arch. / B. Pharm. / BHMCT / BFAD / BFA /MBA (Integrated) /MCA (Integrated) is tabulated below:

UPSEE Eligibility

How to Apply for UPSEE 2018

The online form submission window for UPSEE 2018 closed on March 30. As per the official reports, approximately 1.7 lakh candidates have registered for the exam.

  • Applications for UPSEE 2018 can be submitted through online mode only.
  • Candidates can fill UPSEE Application Form by accessing the official website.
  • Candidates filling the online application form also have to upload scanned images of signature, coloured photograph and left-hand thumb impression.
  • Applicants need not send hard copy of filled-in application form/or any document to the University.
  • The university may also provide the correction facility in the application form.
  • After paying the application fee, candidates can take the printout of “confirmation page” for future record.
  • Note down the application number which is printed on the confirmation page.

UPSEE 2018 Application fee

UPSEE 2018 application fee details are as follows:

Category Application fee
For Male/Transgender Candidates of General/OBC CategoryINR 1300
For Female/SC/ST/PwD CategoryINR 650

Candidates can submit the application fee either through online mode that is debit card/ATM card, online wallet etc or through offline channels such as through bank mode, by filling in the challan issued by UPSEE 2018 conducting authority after filling the form (only if you choose offline pavement mode).

UPSEE 2018 Exam Centers

UPSEE 2018 would be held in various cities as given in the following tables. Candidates are advised to give 3 choices of examination cities.

  1. Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4 are OMR based tests and shall be held in various cities given in the Examination City Table-I
  2. Paper 5, Paper 6, Paper 7, Paper 8, Paper 9, Paper 10, and Paper 11 are Computer-based tests and shall be held in various cities given in the Examination City Table-II.

Examination City Table-I

(OMR Based Test for Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4)

Cities in State of U.P.
4.Aligarh21.Jalaun (Orai)38.Saharanpur
7.Ballia24.Kanpur Nagar41.Varanasi
8.Mau25.Kanpur DehatCities in Other States
9.Bareilly26.Lakhimpur Kheri
14.Ambedkar Nagar31.Gautam Buddha Nagar46.Ranchi
 15.Barabanki -(Noida/Greater Noida)47.Jaipur
16. Faizabad32.Ghaziabad48.Kolkata

Examination City Table-II

(Computer Based Test for Paper 5, Paper 6, Paper 7, Paper 8, Paper 9, Paper 10 and Paper 11)

3.Allahabad9.Gautam Buddha Nagar15.


4.Ambedkar Nagar10.Moradabad16.Noida / Greater Noida
  1. Candidates are advised to be very careful while giving their options for the city of examination centre. Candidates are advised to choose cities of examination on the basis of the paper he/she has opted from the respective tables that are Examination City Table-I and/or Examination City Table-II.
  1. In case, candidate has opted papers in such a manner that some of these papers are the OMR based Tests (Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4) and some of these papers are Computer-based Tests (Paper 5, Paper 6, Paper 7, Paper 8, Paper 9, Paper 10, and Paper 11), the choices for city of examination must be chosen from the Examination City Table-II only.

UPSEE 2018 Admit Card

Issue of UPSEE Admit Card: April 20, 2018 onwards

UPSEE 2018 Admit Card will be released online at the official website Admit card would be made available for download for a notified amount of time. After the notified time period the link for downloading admit cards would get disabled and no further downloads will be possible. Thus, candidates are advised to download the admit card as soon as they are published.

Candidates can download their UPSEE 2018 Admit Card by following the below-mentioned steps:

  • Go to the UPSEE 2018 official website.
  • Click on UPSEE 2018 admit card.
  • A login window will appear.
  • Type your UPSEE 2018 application number and password to log in and download the admit card.
  • Window showing admit card will appear.
  • Click on download admit card.
  • After downloading the admit card take a printout of the same.

UPSEE 2018 Exam Pattern

Understanding of exam pattern is must for the good preparation. Exam pattern provides an overview of the question paper including the number of questions asked in the exam, subjects covered, negative marking, etc. Paper 1 to Paper 4 would be conducted in offline mode whereas paper 5 to paper 11 would be conducted in computer-based mode. The time allotted for each Paper would be 3 hours.

Mode of examinationOnline and offline (both depending upon exam)
Number of Questions asked150
Maximum Marks600
Duration of Exam3 Hours
Section in Paper3 to 4 (depending upon the Course applied for)

UPSEE 2018 Marking Scheme

Total marks scored by a candidate in UPSEE 2018 would be calculated based on the calculation of questions attempted and marks per question. The following marking scheme is applicable for UPSEE 2018.

  • Every objective question would carry 4 marks. Marks would be awarded if the answer is found to be correct.
  • More than one answer to a question would be treated as incorrect answer and no marks would be awarded in that case even if one of the marked answers is correct.
  • There would be no negative marking, however; a record of incorrect answer marked by the candidate would be kept separately.

Check Detailed UPSEE 2018 Exam Pattern

Preparation Books

Candidates should start their preparations keeping in reference the syllabus for the particular sections asked in the exam and previous years question papers of UPSEE.  Since the UPSEE 2018 Exam Paper 1 is on similar lines with other engineering entrance exams like JEE Main and Advanced, the syllabus is also quite similar and candidates should also refer to such exams for the syllabus.

For reference, the table below represents the booklist for UPSEE 2018 Paper 1.


BookAuthorISBN No.
NCERT part 1&2 class 12thNCERT8174506314 & 8174506713
Concepts of Physics H.C. Verma Vol 1 & 2H.C.Verma8177091875 & 8177092324
Understanding Physics seriesD.C. Pandey9350941732


BookAuthorISBN No.
NCERT chemistry Part 1 and Part 2 for Class XIINCERT8174506489 & 8174507167
Physical Chemistry by P.BahadurP.Bahadur9382314431
Organic Chemistry by Arihant (Theory & Paper)O.P. Tandon9382314415


BookAuthorISBN No.
Arihant Maths Series by S.K. Goyal for in-depth understanding and practiceS.K.Goyal35203290X

UPSEE 2018 Results

Release of Result: First week of June 2018

The results of UPSEE 2018 would be declared online at the official website. The exact date for the result announcement would be made public through the UPSEE 2018 official notification. Candidates would be able to check their results by undertaking the following simple steps.

  • Visit UPSEE 2018 official website.
  • Click on UPSEE 2018 Result
  • Enter your 8-digit roll number.
  • Click on submit.
  • Your result would get displayed on the screen.
  • Download it and take a print out.

Based on these results counselling will be done for allotment of seats under various disciplines of UG/PG courses.

UPSEE 2018 Cut off

The cut off percentage of marks for the merit of qualified candidates is 25% (20% for candidates belonging from SC/ST category). Candidates who will qualify UPSEE Cut off criteria will be invited for the counselling round.

Marks expectedCut off rank (expected)
Above 5001-600
Below 120Above 90000

UPSEE 2018 Counselling

Based on the rank obtained by the candidate in the UPSEE 2018 a merit list will be prepared. Candidates scoring higher marks would be placed higher in the merit list whereas those scoring lower marks would hover at the bottom.

Candidates who will feature in the merit list would be called for document verification process. After the document verification candidates would be allowed to take part in registration and choice locking process.

Counselling process for UPSEE 2018 is expected to begin in 2nd week of June. UPSEE Counselling would be done on the basis of candidate’s performance in the UPSEE 2018 merit list as well as the choice locked by the candidate at the time of choice locking process.

The procedure for counselling is as follows:

  • Candidates shortlisted for counselling would have to pay the required registration fee to initiate the process.
  • Registration fee would be INR 20,000 for general and OBC candidates and INR 12,000 for SC/ST candidates.
  • The registration fee is adjustable at the time of taking admission.
  • Candidate can freeze the seat that takes the seat allotted and quit the counselling process, float the seat that keeps the allotted seat on hold and go for further rounds of counselling or Withdraw the seat allotted and also withdrew from the counselling process.


Ques. What is UPSEE?

Ans. Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE) is a state level entrance test conducted by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) for admission to various institutions of the state for first year B.Tech, B.Pharm, B.Arch, B.Design, BHMCT, BFA, MBA, MCA, M.Pharm and M.Tech courses.

Ques. Are the applications submitted online or offline?

Ans. Applications can be submitted online only. No forms will be available offline or any of the participating institutes.

Ques. In case I have any issue while filling the application, whom should I contact?

Ans. In case of any queries regarding online applications, candidates can call at UPSEE helpdesk toll-free number- 18001800161 by 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on working days. They can also send an email at

Ques. Is there any reservation criteria in UPSEE?

Ans. Yes, AKTU reserves seat for various category candidates of Uttar Pradesh (both horizontal and vertical reservation). Candidates outside UP will be considered as the General category candidates.

Ques. What is the application fee for UPSEE 2018?

Ans. The application fee for UPSEE differs as per various categories and is tabulated below:

CategoryExam Fee
General/ OBC (Males and Transgender)INR 1300
Females of all category/ SC/ STINR 650

Ques. The transaction I did to pay the application fee has failed but the amount has been deducted from my account. What should I do?

Ans. If the transaction fails during the fee payment candidates will have to pay the exam fee again. The amount deducted in such case will be refunded to the source account within 5 working days.

Ques. I have not received the amount debited from my account during the failed transaction. Whom should I contact?

Ans. In case, the candidate doesn’t receive the amount within 5 working days, they may send the email at in the following format:

Subject: Failed Transaction


  • Application Number
  • Transaction Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Aadhar Number

Ques. What will all details be available on UPSEE scorecard?

Ans. The details given below will be printed on UPSEE 2018 scorecard:

  • Candidate’s name
  • Date of Birth
  • UPSEE 2018 rank
  • Marks obtained in each section and total in UPSEE
  • Photograph & Signature

Ques. How will the Merit list be prepared?

Ans. The merit list will be prepared on the following basis:

  • Number of candidates who appeared for UPSEE
  • Performance of candidates in UPSEE
  • Previous year cut off

Ques. Is there any specific tie-breaking criteria at the time of declaration of merit list?

Ans. Yes, in case of any tie between two students securing equal marks, preference will be given in following order:

  • Marks obtained in Mathematics
  • Marks obtained in Physics
  • Marks obtained in Chemistry
  • In case of same marks in all three section, the age of the candidate will be considered for merit list preparation.

Ques. Can I collect my admit card through offline mode?

Ans. No, candidates will not receive admit cards through any of the offline modes. Admit cards will only be available at the official UPSEE  website.

Ques. In case, there is an error in my admit card, what should I do?

Ans. Candidates in such cases must immediately contact the helpdesk. They must not tamper the admit card in any case. Discrepancies must be rectified before the exam.

Ques. Is it necessary to have Aadhar card while filing the form?

Ans. Yes, candidates will have to enter the Aadhar card number while filling the form.

Ques. I have passed class 12th from the state other than Uttar Pradesh but my parents are domiciled in UP. Can I apply?

Ans. Yes, such candidates can apply for UPSEE and also they are eligible for reservations if any.

Ques. Are the candidates appearing for final year of the qualifying exam, eligible to appear for the test?

Ans. Yes, the candidates appearing in the final year examinations of the qualifying exam are eligible to apply subject to the condition that they submit the proof of educational qualification at the time of counselling.

Ques. Are there any specifications for documents to be uploaded with the application form?

Ans. Yes, candidates must ensure that the signature must be of maximum 3.5cm*1.5 cm dimension and not more than 30 kb. The photograph uploaded must contain the name of the candidate at the bottom and the maximum permissible size is 100 kb.  

Ques. Can I get the print of confirmation page later?

Ans. Yes, candidates can log in with their Registration Number and Password later at UPSEE portal. The confirmation page will be available.

Ques. What is the penalty for incorrect answers?

Ans. There is no provision for negative marking in the test.

Ques. In case I have filled incorrect details, can I make corrections?

Ans. Yes, ones the form filling dates are over, AKTU will open correction window to make any changes in the details filled in the application form. Following details cannot be corrected:

  • Applicant’s name
  • Aadhar number
  • Parents domicile
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Nationality

Ques. The photograph I have uploaded doesn’t have any name on the bottom. Can this also be changed during the correction?

Ans. During the UPSEE form correction window candidates are not allowed to change any documents uploaded.

Ques. Can the entries be corrected offline?

Ans. No, the correction window will open only online. No corrections will be entertained through offline mode.

Ques. I have passed HSC from Rajasthan but hold domicile certificate of UP, can I claim rural weightage for B.Tech admissions?

Ans. No, any candidate passing the qualifying exam from other state is not eligible for admissions under rural weightage.

Ques. Where should I send the hard copies of the filled in the application form?

Ans. Applications forms will be submitted online only. There is no need to send the hard copies.

Ques. For how long do I require the admit card?

Ans. Admit card must be preserved till the entire admission process is complete.

Ques. What are the documents required during the counselling process?

Ans. Candidates will require following documents at the time of counselling:

  • UPSEE 2018 Admit Card
  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • Domicile certificate
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Income certificate
  • GDDA Certificate (if applicable)
  • Rural weightage certificate (if applicable

*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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is there FW seat for B. pharma. ? at what max. rank can i get the seat?

27 Jun, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Neeraj, Please check this link for getting the Ranking of this Entrance Exam for B.Pharma Course.

26 Jul, 2018 17:39
ujjwal sahu

Sir my general rank is3184 and obc rank is 1303 in entrance xam will I get a government college nearby meerut for b.pharma and when will the counseling start and how would I get to know about it I mean by which mode

19 Jun, 2018 18:56
Akansha Expert

Hi Ujjwal, Please check the Official website to know the Counselling session detail i.e. and for getting the College list in Meerut under the UPSEE please check this link.

03 Aug, 2018 17:37
Nehal Azmi

Fee kitni hogi b pharma ki aprx

24 Mar, 2018 04:02
Bhawna Vedwal

All the participating colleges have different fee structure. I am providing you a link of participating colleges by which you can check their fee structure : Participating colleges

06 Jun, 2018 13:26

sir..... kitni rank ho to government collage milega

18 Jan, 2018 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello kushagra, To get admission in government colleges candidates must hold a rank below than 1000.

21 May, 2018 12:06
Arvind Chauhan

Can I join Air force Without NDA After 12th

03 Jan, 2018 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello Arvind, Its not possible to Join IAF without NDA as the basic criteria is to clear the NDA Exam

18 May, 2018 11:37

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