From this year onwards, the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE) will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It has been renamed as Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test (UPCET 2021). The online application process has already begun for the entrance exam at the new official website upcet.nta.nic.in. The last date to apply is April 25.
Students who are interested to join up courses and pg courses can apply on its official website for admission to the first year undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and lateral entry to second year UG programmes to professional courses at government, government-aided institutions, and private-unaided institutions affiliated to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology (MMMUT) and other state universities based in Uttar Pradesh via the exam.
UPCET 2021 exam is scheduled to be held on May 16. UPCET will be held at 57 centres across India as a computer based test. The question paper will consist of objective-type multiple-choice questions. The question papers of undergraduate courses and MBA (integrated) and MCA (integrated) courses will be bi-lingual in nature– English and Hindi. However, the question papers for postgraduate level exams will be in English only.
Those who clear UPCET undergraduate programmes including BPharma, BHMCT, BDes, BVoc, BFA, BFAD. While at postgraduate level, students can get admission to five-year integrated MCA, five-year integrated MBA, BBA, BPharm. The postgraduate programmes MCA, MSc (maths), MSc (physics), MSc (chemistry) and via lateral entry BTech for diploma holders, BTech for BSc graduates, BPharm.
Till 2020, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow, used UPSEE for admission to Engineering and other professional courses. However, the institute had last year announced it will use JEE Main, the national level entrance exam for admission to first year BTech, BArch and MTech (integrated) programmes. While JEE Main will be used for admission to undergraduate Engineering programmes, UPCET will be used for admission to other professional programmes at UG and PG level, and for lateral entry to BTech programmes.
|Name of the Exam||UPCET 2021|
|Title||UP Combine Entrance Test|
|Subject||UPSEE will release UPCET Notification (UPSEE) on its website|
|Admission||UG and PG Courses|
|UPCET Registration||26-03-2021 to 25-04-2021|
UPCET 2021 is a new exam announced to replace Uttar Pradesh State Engineering Entrance Exam (UPSEE). The exams of UPCET 2021 will be held on May 18. Interested and eligible candidates can apply by visiting the official website that is upcet.nta.nic.in. Information about the eligibility, scheme of exam, exam centres, exam duration and timings, exam fee, the procedure for applying etc are contained in the bulletin posted on the official website.
How to apply for UPCET 2021 (UPJEE 2021):
- Go to the official website, upcet.nta.nic.in
- Click on the designated registration link
- On the next window, insert the personal details including names, contact numbers
- Login with the system-generated registration ID
- Fill the UPCET 2021 application form
- Submit details including educational qualification
- Upload the requisite documents
- Pay the application fee in online mode using Debit Card, Credit Card, GPay
- Submit the application form and take its print out for future reference
UPCET Important dates
|Submission of Online application process||26-03-2021 to 30-04-2021|
|Date of UPCET 2021 exam||18, May 2021|
Apart from AKTU, Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology (MMMUT), Gorakhpur, Harcourt Butler Technical University (HBTU), Kanpur, and some other state universities will also use this entrance exam for the 2021-22 academic session. Information about the eligibility, scheme of exam, exam centers, exam duration and timings, exam fee, procedure for applying etc., are contained in the bulletin hosted on the official website.