AKTU/ UPTU (UPCET) 2023: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

AKTU /UPTU 2023 is also called as the UPSEE (UPCET) 2023 will be held in the month of June 2023. Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, UP every year conducts the AKTU/ UPTU entrance test which is also known as UPSEE (UPCET). It is a state level entrance exam which is held for admission into various UG and PG courses. Applicants must note that from the year 2021, admissions into B.Tech course is provided only through JEE Main scores.

The Applicants successfully qualifying this exam will be provided admission into various government/ private institutions/ colleges situated in U.P state. Below in this article we have provided complete detailed information regarding the AKTU/ UPTU 2023 application form, exam dates, eligibility, exam pattern, etc.

Courses Offered:

Below we have provided the various offered UG/ PG courses:

UG Courses: B.Tech, B.Pharm, B.Des, B.Voc, BHMCT, BFAD, BFA, BBA, MBA Integrated, B.Pharm, MCA Integrated, B.Tech (LE), etc.

PG Courses: M.Tech, MCA, M.Sc (Maths/ Physics/ Chemistry), MBA (through CMAT only), etc.

UPTU/AKTU 2023 Notifications – Application Soon

AKTU/UPTU 2023 Application Form will be released by 1st week of April 2023. Click here to Apply. The link will be provided here.

AKTU/ UPTU 2023 Exam Dates:

Below we have provided the complete AKTU/ UPTU Exam dates:

Events Dates 2023 (Tentative)
Release of Online application 1st week of April 2023
Last date to fill the application Last week of May 2023
Last date to submit the fee Last week of May 2023
Application correction window 1st week of June 2023
Admit card downloading In the month of June 2023
AKTU/ UPTU Exam date June 2023
Release of answer key June 2023
Last date to submit objection on answer key June 2023
Declaration of result July 2023
Counselling begins In the month of July/ August 2023

AKTU/ UPTU Application Form 2023:

Below we have provided the complete details about AKTU/ UPTU 2023 application form:

  • The application process of AKTU/ UPTU 2023 will begin from 1st week of April 2023.
  • Applicants can apply through online mode from the website.
  • Complete details must be checked by the students in the brochure filling the form.
  • Last date to fill application form & submit fee will be till last week of May 2023.
  • The registration process will consist of various stages – Online registration, filling of personal, qualification & other details, payment of application fee, uploading of images & printing of form.
  • Students before final submission of form must check complete application details provided in form to avoid rejection of form later.

Application Fee:

Students can pay application fee through online mode using debit card/ credit card. Net banking method. Below we have provided category wise fee in the table:

Category Application Fee
Male/ Transgender Applicants of General/ OBC Rs. 1300/-
All Applicants of ST/ SC / PH category Rs. 650/-

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AKTU/ UPTU 2023 Application Correction

The correction window will be opened from 1st week of June 2023. Students must make correction through online mode. The link to make AKTU/ UPTU correction will be provided on the website. The correction facility will be available in only some of the details of application.

Applicants must make modifications before the last date of correction period. No request to allow correction in application after last date will be accepted by the official authority. Further, incorrect details in application may lead to rejection of form later.

AKTU/ UPTU Eligibility Criteria 2023:

Below we have provided the complete AKTU/ UPTU Eligibility details below before applying for exam:

General Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Applicants who are NRI/ PIO/ Foreign Nationals are eligible to apply. Also, those who are children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries & Kashmiri Migrants can apply.
  • Age Limit: No age limit is prescribed for admission.
  • Qualification: Applicants applying for UG courses, must have passed 12th level or its equivalent from a recognized board or university. For PG courses, Applicants must have done their graduation.
  • Appearing: Those students who are appearing for their 12th level are eligible to apply for UG courses. For PG admission, students appearing in the last year of their qualifying degree can apply.

Course Wise Eligibility:

  • B.Tech (L.E): Passed 3/ 4 years diploma exam from any recognized institute/ college with minimum of 60% aggregate marks (55% for SC/ ST Applicants).
  • B.Pharma: Passed 12th level with Physics & Chemistry subjects and any one among Mathematics/ Bio-Technology/ Biology / Technical Vocational subjects with atleast of 55% marks (50% for reserved categories).
  • Pharm (L.E): Applicants must have diploma in pharmacy to be eligible to apply.
  • BBA: Passed 10+2 level from any recognized board with aggregate of 55% marks (50% for SC/ ST category).
  • BFAD/ BFA/ BHMCT/ MBA Integrated: 12th passed with any stream securing 45% marks without grace and 40% for SC/ ST categories.
  • MCA/ MBA: Passed Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) Applicants. For candidate applying for MCA, must have Mathematics subject at 12th level or Graduation level.
  • MCA (L.E): Passed BCA, B.Sc (IT/ Computer Science) with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST).

AKTU/ UPTU Exam Pattern 2023:

Below we have provided the complete AKTU/ UPTU Exam pattern details:

  • Mode of Exam: The entrance exam will be held in online CBT mode.
  • Papers: The exam will be held for 8 papers.
  • Questions Type: There will be objective type multiple choice questions in the paper.
  • Language: The paper will be held in Hindi or English.
  • Exam duration: The exam duration will be different for various papers. Some papers will be of 2 hours and others 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: As per the marking pattern, 4 marks will be awarded for each correct response. No negative marking will be done for incorrect responses.

Below we have provided the complete distribution of questions and marks for various UG/ PG papers in below given table:

Examination for admission to Subject No. of questions Marks per question Total marks Duration of the examination
BHMCT, BFA, BFAD, B. Voc., BBA, and MBA (Integrated) Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 25 4 100 02 hours
Reasoning and logical deduction 25 4 100
General Knowledge and current affairs 25 4 100
English Language 25 4 100
Total 100 400
B. Des Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 20 4 80 02 hours
Reasoning and logical deduction 20 4 80
General Knowledge and current affairs 20 4 80
English Language 20 4 80
Design 20 4 80
Total 100 400
B. Pharm Physics 50 4 200 03 hours
Chemistry 50 4 200
Mathematics/Biology 50 4 200
Total 150 600
MCA Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 25 4 100 02 hours
Reasoning and logical deduction 25 4 100
Mathematics 25 4 100
Computer Awareness 25 4 100
Total 100 400
MCA (Integrated) Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 25 4 100 02 hours
Reasoning and logical deduction 25 4 100
Mathematics/Statistics/Accounts 50 4 200
Total 150 400
B. Tech. (Lateral Entry for Diploma Holders) Engineering Aptitude 100 4 400 02 hours
Total 100 400
B. Tech. (Lateral Entry for B.Sc. Graduate)


Mathematics 50 4 200 02 hours
Computer Concepts 50 4 200
Total 100 400
B.Pharm (Lateral Entry)


Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I 50 4 200 02 hours
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II 50 4 200
Total 100 400
MBA Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 25 4 100 02 hours
Reasoning and logical deduction 25 4 100
General Knowledge and current affairs 25 4 100
English Language 25 4 100
Total 100 400
M.Sc. (Maths/ Physics/ Chemistry


Core subject opted (Maths / Physics / Chemistry) 75 4 300 02 hours
Total 75 300
M.Tech. (Civil Engineering / Computer science & Engineering/IT / Electrical Engineering / Electronics & Communications Engg. and Mechanical Engineering


Core subject opted (Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronic and Communications/ Computer Science and Engineering/ IT)


75 4 300 02 hours
Total 75 300

AKTU/ UPTU Syllabus 2023:

Applicants can check the complete AKTU/ UPTU Syllabus through online mode. The complete syllabus can be checked for various papers/ courses on the website. The syllabus prescribed by the board/ authority will be as per the syllabus studied by the Applicants in their qualifying exam.

For UG degree courses, the entrance exam syllabus prescribed will be from the Intermediate (12th)/ diploma level syllabus. For the PG courses, the syllabus for entrance exam will be from UG level courses.

AKTU/ UPTU Admit Card 2023:

Applicants will be able to download AKTU/ UPTU Admit card by online mode through the official website. It can be downloaded from the month of June 2023. The admit card will consist of important instructions for the exam appearing Applicants.

Applicants must go through complete details provided in the hall ticket such as candidate’s name, roll number, application number, password, exam date, exam time, exam venue, reporting time, etc. In case Applicants faces any discrepancy while downloading the admit card, they must contact the officials before the exam date.

AKTU/ UPTU Answer Key 2023:

The answer key will be released for downloading from the month of June 2023. It will be released paper wise for various sets on the official website. The official authority will first publish the preliminary answer key and then final answer key.

Also students will have the option of challenging the AKTU/ UPTU answer key in case they find any error. The objection window will be open for few days after which the final answer key will be released.

AKTU/ UPTU Result 2023:

AKTU/ UPTU Result will be declared on the official website in the month of July 2023. It can be obtained by logging with the provided details on the website. For checking the result, students have to submit their registration number and password.

Along with the result, merit list will be published on the official website. Only the students who will be listed in the merit list will be eligible for counselling process.

AKTU/ UPTU Cut Off 2023:

Applicants have to obtain the cut off marks prescribed by the authority to qualify the exam. AKTU/ UPTU Cut Off will be released by online mode on the official website. Only the students obtaining the cut off marks will be eligible for participation in further counselling process.

As per the cut off trends, students must secure 25% marks (20% marks for ST/ SC Applicants) in the exam to qualify it.

AKTU/ UPTU Counselling 2023:

The counselling process will begin by the month of July/ August 2023. AKTU/ UPTU Counselling will be held through online mode in various rounds. Applicants must follow counselling/ seat allotment stages – online counselling registration, payment of counselling fee, choice filling, document verification, etc.

Complete counselling schedule and procedure will be provided on the official website after the declaration of results. Students must report at the allotted institutions with their complete documents/ certificates for final admission process.

AKTU/ UPTU Preparation Tips 2023:

Below we have provided the AKTU/ UPTU Preparation tips for the exam to secure good marks and qualify exam:

  • Go through the complete syllabus and exam pattern before starting the preparation.
  • Know various study materials released online or offline for preparation.
  • Applicants must start their exam preparation early so that they get enough time for their revision.
  • Appear for mock tests provided online or offline to analyze your preparation of exam.
  • While studying for exam students must make short notes and go through them later during revision.
  • Solve previous year papers and sample papers for good practice of exam.

FAQS (Frequently Asked Questions):

Question: When will UPCET 2023 Application process begins from?

Answer: The UPCET Application process will begin from April 2023.

Question: Candidates have to qualify UPCET exam to get admission in B.Tech?

Answer: No, Candidates who want to get admission into B.Tech have to qualify JEE Main exam.
Answer: Yes, the candidates who are in their final year of degree program or 12th level are eligible to apply.
Answer: Yes, correction is possible when the authority will open the correction window.
Answer: The exam will be held in online mode.
Answer: No, only online mode is available to fill application form.
Answer: No, there is no negative marking in the paper.

AKTU/ UPTU Contact Number/Helpline Number:

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University,
Sec-11, Jankipuram Vistar,
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh India
Pin Code-226031,

Phone No.-0522-2336805.
Working Hours- 10am-5pm

Name Designation AKTU Email
Shri Nand
Lal Singh
Registrar registrar[at]aktu[dot]ac[dot]in
Dr. Anurag
Controller of Examination coe[at]aktu[dot]ac[dot]in
Shri Rakesh Paijwar Joint Controller of Examination jcoe[at]aktu[dot]ac[dot]in
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