Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination is the entrance examination for degree level engineering institutions and other professional colleges, which is conducted by Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh. Candidates would be required to attempt UPSEE Paper 1 for getting admitted into B. Tech courses in Uttar Pradesh. Qualifying the exam not only gets you admission to undergraduate programs but also to postgraduate programs. UPSEE 2021 is scheduled to be conducted in the month of April 2021 which is a tentative date released by the university.

The exam is conducted across 42 cities in Uttar Pradesh and 17 cities in the other states and it should be noted that it is a paper-pen based test which is conducted in various slots. The examination is conducted in various slots as there are several courses that students apply for.

The registration procedure of UPSEE is expected to start in the third week of January 2021 and the window is expected to remain open until 2nd week of March 2021. Students must apply within the given time slot of registration.


UPSEE stands for Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination which is conducted for admission to the first-year programs in the institutes which are affiliated to Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow and the other universities of Uttar Pradesh. Students who hold diploma and willing to take admission in 2nd year of a program would also be required to appear in and qualify UPSEE exam conducted by AKTU.  

Students who do not belong to UP and do not hold the domicile can also apply for 20% of the total seats offered by the university. The students are shortlisted based on UPSEE Merit.

Following is the list of programs one can take admission to through UPSEE 2021:

4 years B. Tech/ B. Tech (Agricultural Engineering) course

4 years BFAD course

4 years B. Tech (Biotechnological) course

4 years BFA course

4 years B. Pharm course

2 years MBA course

5 years B. Arch course

3 years MCA course

4 years B. Design course

5 years MCA Integrated course

4 years BHMCT course

5 years MBA Integrated course

4 years B. Voc course

5 years M. Tech (dual degree) course

Candidates would be required to get admission to the Undergraduate Engineering Courses that would be offered across 600 Engineering colleges.

Highlights of UPSEE 2021


Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE)

Conducted by

Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Uttar Pradesh

Official Website


Exam Type

State Level Entrance Examination

Exam Date

Tentatively in April 2021

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum 45% in 12th class examination

Mode of application


Examination mode

Online and Offline depending on the type of paper

Number of papers