AKTU will be conducting upcoming semester exams of 2021 in offline mode so that no student is deprived of taking exams. The university will provide gaps in between exams so that students receive enough time for preparation. The decision regarding the same was made at 69th ​examination committee meeting of AKTU. 

Established in 2000, formerly as Uttar Pradesh Technical University and later renamed as APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow is one of the largest technical universities in Asia providing quality education over the years. 

The university offers various UG, PG and PhD courses in the spheres of education, research and training across the departments of engineering, technology, architecture, town planning, pharmacy and applied arts and crafts. Admissions to the courses are both merit and entrance based. 

The institution has been consistently ranked among the top 50 institutions of India. It is officially recognized by the UGC and has received accreditation from the NAAC. 

AKTU Important Dates

EVENT DATE
UPSEE Exam 20 Sep 2020
Ph.D. Written Exam (Phase-I) 25 Sep, 2020
Declaration of Ph.D. Written Exam (Phase-I) Result 01 Oct, 2020
Interview Dates for Shortlisted Candidates of Ph.D. 12 Oct - 15 Oct, 2020
Declaration fo UPSEE Result for M.Pharm. and M.Arch 12 Oct, 2020
Declaration fo UPSEE Result 15 Oct, 2020
UPSEE Counselling Round 1 19 Oct to 29 Oct, 2020
Deadline for Registration of UPSEE Counselling Round 1 22 Oct, 2020
UPSEE Counselling Round 2 Registration Dates 30 Oct - 02 Nov, 2020
Document Verification for Round 2 30 Oct - 04 Nov, 2020
Choice Locking for Round 2 30 Oct - 05 Nov, 2020
Allocation Of Seats for Round 2 06 Nov, 2020
Registration for UPSEE Round 3 Counselling and Processing Fee Payment 10 Nov - 11 Nov, 2020
Announcement of Seat Allotment for UPSEE Counselling Round 5 30 Nov, 2020
Registration for UPSEE Counselling Round 6 01 Dec - 03 Dec, 2020
Last Date for Re-Registration for Admission against Vacant Seats in private institutions 05 Dec, 2020
Starting of Registration for B.Pharm., B.Voc., MBA, MCA and several other courses 15 Feb - 31 Mar, 2021

AKTU Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2000 | Public 
Approved by UGC, AICTE
Set by Government of Uttar Pradesh
No. of Colleges/ Institute affiliated 756
Entrance Exam UPSEE/ GATE/ JEE Mains
Courses Offered UG, PG, PhD
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit and Entrance based
Top Recruiters TCS, Dayal Group, Wipro Technologies, Cisco
Facilities Available Library, Hostels, Computer centre, Gym, Transport facilities
Official Website Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam University, Lucknow

AKTU, Lucknow Courses

The University offers a variety of UG, PG, PhD and Diploma courses. Some of them are mentioned below:

Course Specializations Duration Eligibility Selection Criteria
BHMCT (Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering) - 4 years 45% passing marks in any stream in 10+2 examinations Entrance test conducted by AKTU
B. Arch Architecture 5 years 50% passing marks with Physics, Chemistry and mathematics in 10+2 examinations
BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) - 4 years 45% passing marks in any stream in 10+2 examinations
B. Pharm Pharmacy 4 years 50% passing marks with Physics and Chemistry in 10+2 examinations
M. Arch Architecture 2 years Passed B. Arch degree from a recognised university with 50% aggregate. Entrance based
MCA Computer Applications 3 years Passed bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognised university with 50% aggregate with Mathematics and Computer as compulsory subjects. UPSEE
MCA Lateral Entry - 2 years Graduation in relevant discipline with 50% aggregate marks

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AKTU, Lucknow Admissions

Admissions at the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University for UG and PG courses are based on the UPSEE entrance test. The university also accepts JEE Mains scores for B.Tech admissions. Candidates applying for M.Tech are eligible for university counselling through GATE scores. For admission to AKTU PhD programmes, the institution conducts a separate research-based entrance test followed by a personal interview round for the shortlisted candidates.

How to apply?

Students who wish to apply to APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University may follow the steps given below for the admission process:

  1. Students are required to register for the UPSEE exam on the official website of UPSEE.
  2. All details in the registration form including education details, names and addresses need to be filled accurately.
  3. Submission of the form requires an application fee of INR 1300 for General and OBC category candidates and INR 650 for SC/ ST/ female students.
  4. Results are declared on the official website of UPSEE, which can be consequently checked by the candidates. Interested candidates are then required to fill the application form available on the AKTU website.
  5. Fill the necessary details which includes education details, names, addresses and results of qualifying examinations.
  6. The list of shortlisted candidates are declared on the ‘What’s New’ and ‘important links’ section on the official website.
  7. Admission to UG and PG programmes which do not require UPSEE results are entirely based on the aggregate in previous qualifying exams followed by a counselling round, conducted by AKTU's affiliated colleges.

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AKTU Results

The university releases the semester results, merit lists and cutoffs for UPSEE/ GATE/ CAT/ CMAT etc on its official website only. Candidates can visit the official website and get the information for the same.

How to check AKTU Results?

  1. Visit the official website of AKTU.
  2. Click on the ‘Results’ from the drop down menu. 
  3. Click on the desired option to check the results. A new window will appear.
  4. Enter your examination roll number along with the displayed captcha.
  5. Click on ‘Submit”.
  6. The result will appear on a new window. Candidates can download a hard copy of the same for future reference.

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AKTU, Lucknow Placements

The university has a fully functional University Industry Interface cell which is responsible for internship and placement opportunities for the students. The institution has maintained a 90% placement rate for the meritorious students accompanied with a fair salary package that ranges from INR 1LPA - 20 LPA. The placement cell is responsible for all placement related issues of the affiliated colleges. Top recruiters include TCS, Dayal Group, Wipro Technologies, Cisco, Tech Mahindra, Cognizant, Infosys, Medico Electrodes international, Squareyards etc. Campus recruitment drives are carried out every single year and students are required to fill in their resumes in the official website after their course completion.

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AKTU, Lucknow Scholarships

The university offers a range of scholarships which include scholarships for students from minority groups if they surpass the stated cutoff in their higher secondary examinations under the regulations of the Uttar Pradesh State Scholarship scheme.

Many other scholarships are also provided to its meritorious scholarships such as Post Matric scholarship. 

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AKTU, Lucknow Facilities

The university provides the following facilities that cater to the needs of both faculties and students:

  • Central Library: The campus has a 3-storied Central Library which is updated and under regular maintenance.
  • IT Facilities: The University has a fully functional computer centre.
  • Transport: The University provides transport facilities which includes buses and railway allowance.
  • The university has a major sports corner for both indoor and outdoor games.

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AKTU, Lucknow FAQs

Ques. Does AKTU Lucknow provide research opportunities for PhD students?

Ans. The university received many prestigious grants such as Visvesvaraya research promotion scheme, Homi Bhabha teaching assistant fellowship and domestic and travel grants for its research activities. Recent research areas include cyber security, Agriculture engineering and food technology and artificial intelligence. Regular workshops are also carried out on the campus to promote the importance of research projects.

Ques. When are the application forms for UG and PG courses released by APJ Abdul Kalam University,Uttar Pradesh? What is the application fee?

Ans. The forms in questions are generally released after the UPSEE results are declared. The tentative dates for the release of the application forms for UG and PG courses are usually in the month of May and are announced on the official website of the university. The application fee is INR 1300 for General category and OBC candidates whereas the application fee is INR 650 for SC/ ST candidates.

Ques. What are documents required at the time of application for AKTU Uttar Pradesh?

Ans. Candidates are required to present a list of necessary documents which include government issued identity card (Aadhar/Passport/PAN card), necessary mark sheets (10+2, graduation results) and passport size photographs.

Ques. What is the UPSEE entrance test pattern for candidates who want to apply for APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University?

Ans. Candidates who wish to pursue UG or PG courses at the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University need to appear for the Uttar Pradesh state entrance examination. UPSEE is an objective type examination which is based on 10+2 syllabus and is carried out in English/ Hindi. Candidates are analysed on the basis of logical reasoning, general knowledge and numerical ability.

Ques. What are the recognition and accreditation of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU)?

Ans. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) is officially recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Ques. What are the entrance examinations accepted for AKTU admission?

Ans. AKTU provides admission on both entrance based and merit-based. For admission, the university accepts UPSEE, GATE, and JEE Mains examinations.

Ques. What are the facilities available at AKTU?

Ans. AKTU provides facilities such as a 3 storied central library, fully equipped computer labs, transport facilities such as bus and railway allowance, and sports facilities for both indoor and outdoor games.

Ques. Does AKTU have a separate placement cell?

Ans. Yes, AKTU has a separate placement cell which works to provide placement and internship opportunities to the students of the university. All the placement related queries of the affiliated colleges will be taken care of by this placement cell.

Ques. What is the placement statistics of AKTU?

Ans. AKTU maintains a record of 90% placement for meritorious students and offers a good salary package. The highest salary package offered is recorded to be INR 20 LPA.

Ques. Who are the top recruiters of AKTU?

Ans. The top recruiters of AKTU are TCS, Wipro, CTS, Tech Mahindra, Cisco, Infosys, Medico Electrodes international, Squareyards, and Dayal Group.