Dr.A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) will announce the notification and UPSEE 2018 Exam Format on its official website, www.upsee.nic.in. The information brochure along with the exam format will be announced in the month of January 2018.
UPSEE 2018 (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination) will include a number of papers, various for each course. The standard of the entrance test will be that of Higher Secondary or equivalent exam for Under Graduate courses and of graduation level for Post Graduate programs. There has been no change in the format of UPSEE 2018 exam and it will be the same as that for 2017. AKTU will design 11 test papers for admission into different Under Graduate engineering courses.
UPSEE 2018 is a state level exam that will be held on April 15, 21 and 22, 2018. It is conducted by the AKTU organized for first-year degree level as also for lateral entry into Engineering, Management, and other programs in different institutes across Uttar Pradesh for the academic year 2018-2019.
UPSEE 2018 will include a number of papers. Candidates must choose the paper according to the course they wish to pursue. The courses with their requirement of respective papers to be attempted are given below:
|B. Tech/B. Tech (Agriculture Engineering)||Paper 1|
|B. Tech (Biotechnology)||Paper 1 or Paper 2|
|B. Tech (Agriculture Engineering) Only||Paper 3|
|B. Pharm||Paper 1 or Paper 2|
|B. Arch||Paper 4|
|B. Tech Lateral Entry (for diploma holders)||Paper 6|
|B. Pharm Lateral Entry (for diploma holders)||Paper 7|
|B. Tech Lateral Entry (for B.Sc. Graduates)||Paper 8|
|MCA Lateral Entry||Paper 11|
UPSEE 2018 will include of 11 papers scheduled to be organized on 3 days. Candidates will be honored +4 marks for every accurate response. The test will include of objective type questions to be responded in 180 minutes. The maximum obtainable marks will depend on the different UPSEE Papers. The subjects tested in the exam will depend on the technical subject chosen by the aspirant.
The details about the exam format are explained completely in this article:
Offline Mode- Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4 will be organized through the offline mode. Candidates will need to mark their responses on an OMR sheet.
Online Mode- Paper 5, Paper 6, Paper 7, Paper 8, Paper 9, Paper 10 and Paper 11 will be organized in the offline method i.e. it will be a computer-based test.
The number of questions, total marks and period of time for each paper are given below:
|Paper||Subjects||Types of Questions||Total Number of Questions||Marks||Time Duration|
|Paper 1||Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics||50 MCQs each||150||600||3 Hours|
|Paper 2||Physics, Chemistry and Biology||50 MCQs each||150||600|
|Paper 3||AG-I, AG-II and AG-III||50 MCQs each||150||600|
|Paper 4||Aptitude Test for Architecture Part-A: Mathematics and Aesthetic Sensitivity Part–B: Drawing Aptitude||50 MCQs each of Mathematics and Aesthetic Sensitivity and 2 drawing questions||52||500||2 Hours 30 minutes|
|Paper 5||Aptitude Test for General Awareness (BHMCT/BFAD/BFA)||75 MCQs||75||300||1 Hour 30 Minutes|
|Paper 6||Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Engineering (Lateral Entry)||75 MCQs||75||300|
|Paper 7||Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Pharmacy (Lateral Entry)||75 MCQs||75||300|
|Paper 8||Aptitude Test for B.Sc. Graduates in Engineering (Lateral Entry)||75 MCQs||75||300|
|Paper 9||Aptitude Test for MBA||100 MCQs||100||400||2 Hours|
|Paper 10||Aptitude Test for MCA||100 MCQs||100||400|
|Paper 11||Aptitude Test for 2nd Year MCA (Lateral Entry)||100 MCQs||100||400|
Participants must know the marking scheme in order to decide how to attempt the questions in the entrance test. The marking scheme is said as follows: It should be noted that although there is no negative marking, a record of the total number of inaccurate responses of participants will be kept for preparing the merit list. There will be no change in the marking scheme of UPSEE 2018 as it was for the year 2017.
|Exam Mode||Offline- Paper 1, 2, 3 and 4|
Online- Paper 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11
|Question Paper type||Objective (MCQs)|
|Marks honored for accurate response||+4|
|Marks deducted for wrong response||0|
|Medium of Language||English and Hindi|
UPSEE 2018 syllabus is based on the entire syllabus of 10+2 level (Class 11th and 12th) for Under Graduate courses and graduate level for Post Graduate courses. The syllabus of different programs for the test will be given in the prospectus available on the official website.
The important topics for respective subjects of each course that required to be studied are given below:
|Measurement||Motion in one dimension||Laws of Motion|
|Heat and thermodynamics||Wave||Ray Optics and optical instruments|
|Work, Power and Energy||Wave Optics||Gravitation|
|Mechanics of solids and fluids||Present Electricity||Electrostatic|
|General Organic Chemistry||Colligative Properties of Solution||Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics and Acid-Base Concepts|
|Electrochemistry and Catalysis||Redox Reactions||Thermochemistry|
|Solid State||Periodic Table||Petroleum|
|Chemical Bonding||Atomic Structure||Isomerism|
|Origin of Life||Genetics|
|Organic Evolution||Seeds in angiospermic plants|
|Human Genetics and Eugenics||Cell differentiation Plant Tissue|
|Applied Biology||Algae, Bacteria, Fungi, Bryophyta, Pteridophyta|
|Animal Physiology||Plant Cell|
|Agricultural Physics||Agricultural Engineering||Agronomy|
|Agricultural Chemistry (Inorganic and Organic)||Agricultural Statistics||Agricultural Botany|
|Mathematics||Aesthetic Sensitivity||Drawing Aptitude|
The important topics are as said below. It should be noted that the Numerical Ability section will be of class 10th level
|Reasoning and Logical Deduction||English Language|
|General Knowledge||Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude|
The syllabus for this paper is said as follows:
|Engineering Mechanics||Engineering Graphics||Basic Electrical Engineering|
|Basic Electronics Engineering||Elements of Computer Science||Basic Workshop Exercise|
|Elementary Biology||Physics/Chemistry/Math of Diploma standard||--|
The syllabus for this paper is given below:
|Pharmaceutics-I and II||Pharmaceutical Chemistry – I and II||Health Education & Community Pharmacy|
|Pharmacognosy||Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology||Human Anatomy and Physiology|
|Harmacology and Toxicology||Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence||Drug Store and Business management|
|Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy||--||--|
The important chapters for this aptitude test are:
|Linear Algebra||Calculus||Differential equations|
|Fourier Series||Complex variables||Probability and Statistics|
|English Language||Numerical Aptitude|
|Thinking and Judgement making||General Awareness|
|Mathematical Structure||Computing Concepts||Reasoning Ability|
Every personal must ensure that they follow some rules and regulations to maintain the decorum of the exam hall and to ensure that the UPSEE 2018 examination proceeds properly.