AKTU-UPCET 2022: Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Exam Date

The UPCET 2022 application form will release in the 1st week of April 2022 in online mode. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University abbreviated as AKTU is the most popular technical university in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate professional degree courses in the field of engineering, management etc. The candidates aspiring for UPCET 2022 admission have to clear the entrance exam to be conducted by the NTA (National Testing Agency). The university will conduct 11 papers under AKTU 2022 entrance exam for admission to different courses.

In this post, we will provide you complete details regarding the AKTU 2022 admission such as Exam Pattern, syllabus, how to prepare, eligibility criteria, application form etc.

UPCET 2022 – Overview

Name of the exam UPCET 2022
Full form Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test 2022
Exam Conducting Authority NTA (National Testing Agency)
Mode of Application Online
Courses Offered B.Pharm/ B.Tech BT/ B.Tech AG/ MCA/ BFAD/ BFA/ BHMCT
Official website www.nta.ac.in and upcet.nta.nic.in

UPCET (AKTU) 2022 Important Dates

The tentative dates for UPCET 2022 admission is mentioned in the table below:

Important Events Tentative Dates
Starting of AKTU 2022 application form submission 1st week of April 2022
Last date to submit online application form 2nd week of May 2022
Correction window will be available in 3rd week of May 2022
Publication of Admit Card 2nd week of June 2022
Entrance exam for UG Courses 3rd week of June 2022
Entrance exam for PG Courses 3rd week of June 2022
Declaration of Result Last week of June 2022
Commencement of AKTU 2022 Counseling Last week of July 2022

Note: Interested candidates can check the exact schedule from this post after the publication of official notification.

UPCET Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria for AKTU 2022 depend upon the course for which you are going to apply.


  • For AKTU admission the candidates must have passed qualifying exam from UP or the parents of candidate should be domicile of UP. However, there is 10% quota seats available for candidates from outside of UP.

Educational Qualification for Undergraduate Course

  • For Undergraduate courses, the candidate must have passed 10+2 exam with at least 45% marks (40% for SC/ST) except for B.Arch.
  • The subject combination required at 10+2 for different courses are as follows:
Name of Course Compulsory Subjects Anyone of the following subject
B. Tech/ B.Des/ MCA(Integrated) Physics and Maths Chemistry/ Biology / Technical Vocational subject/Bio-Tech
B. Arch Physics & Mathematics Chemistry/ Biology/ Computer Science/ Engineering Drawing/ Technical Vocational subject
B. Tech. (Agriculture Engg.) Agriculture discipline.*
B. Pharm Physics and Chemistry Biology / Technical Vocational Subject/ Mathematics/ Bio-Technology/
BHMCT/BFAD/BFA/ MBA(Integrated) Must have passed 10+2 with any subject

Note: For B.Arch, the candidate must have scored 50% marks in 10+2.


  • Any graduate with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) will be eligible for AKTU MBA Admission 2020


  • Any graduate with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) can apply.
  • The candidate must have studied Mathematics at graduation or 10+2 level.

UPCET Application Form 2022

The complete details related to the UPCET application process 2022 are given below.

  • The application form for AKTU 2022 admission will be published online through the official website of NTA http://upcet.nta.nic.in.
  • The date of release of online application is expected to be in the month of April 2022.
  • All the necessary educational and personal details will require to be filled in the application form.
    • Personal Details – Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Gender, Date of birth, etc.
    • Contact Details – Email address, Phone number, Communication Address, Permanent Address, etc.
    • Educational Details – Year of passing qualifying exam, name of the qualifying exam, marks secured, name and address of the school/ institute, etc.
  • The candidates have to upload the scanned copies of recent passport size photograph and signature in the application form.
    • Scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph (file size: 10 kb – 200 kb) in JPG/JPEG format
    • Candidate’s Signature (file size: 4kb – 30kb) in JPG/JPEG format.
    • PwD candidates are to upload the Medical Certificate as applicable
  • The application form will be considered complete only after the payment of application fee.

Note: There will be no requirement of sending hardcopy of application form to the university/ NTA office.

Application fee:

The AKTU 2022 application fee will be paid online by using a credit card, debit card, or net banking through HDFC Bank/ SBI/ PayTM Payment Gateway. The application fees for different categories are given below:

Categories Application Fee
For Male and Transgender applicants of General/OBC categories Rs. 1300/-
For SC/ST/Female/PH candidates Rs. 650/-

AKTU 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern are different for various courses as given below.

  • Mode of examination – Online (Computer based Test)
  • Number of questions – 100 (75 for a few exams)
  • Type of questions – Objective type multiple choice questions
  • Marking pattern – Each question will carry 4 marks
  • Negative Marking – No Negative marking

BHMCT, BFA, BFAD, B. Voc. and MBA (Integrated)

Subjects Number of questions Total marks
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 25 100
Reasoning and Logical Deduction 25 100
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 25 100
English Language 25 100
Total 100 questions 400 marks

B. Des UPCET 2022

Subjects Number of questions Total marks
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 20 80
Reasoning and Logical Deduction 20 80
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 20 80
English Language 20 80
Design 20 80
Total 100 questions 400 marks

B.Tech (Lateral Entry for Diploma Holders)

Subjects Number of questions Total marks
Engineering Aptitude 100 400
Total 100 questions 400 marks

B.Pharm (Lateral Entry)

Subjects Number of questions Total marks
Pharmaceutical Chemistry – I 50 200
Pharmaceutical Chemistry – II 50 200
Total 100 questions 400 marks


Subjects Number of questions Total marks
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 25 100
Reasoning and Logical Deduction 25 100
Mathematics 25 100
Computer Awareness 25 100
Total 100 questions 400 marks

AKTU Syllabus 2022

The UPCET syllabus 2022 which candidates need to  cover is different for all the papers. However, if you are looking for AKTU 2022 B.Tech or B.Pharma admission then you can check the important topics from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.

For Physics: Rotation of a rigid body about a fixed axis, Motion in two dimensions, Linear Momentum & collisions, Gravitation, Motion in one dimension, Heat and thermodynamics, Oscillatory motion, Mechanics of solids and fluids, Magnetic Effect of Current, Electrostatics, Wave, Current Electricity, Magnetism in Matter, wave optics etc.

For Mathematics: Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Co-ordinate Geometry, Dynamics and Statics, Probability, Vectors etc.

For Chemistry: Carbohydrates, Polymers, General Organic Chemistry, Isomerism, Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics, Atomic Structure, Colligative Properties of Solution, Colloids, Acid-Base Concepts, Thermo chemistry etc.

For Biology: Animal Physiology, Mechanism of Organic Evolution, Origin of Life, Applied Biology, Organic Evolution, Human Genetics and Eugenics, Ecology, Plant Cell, Genetics, Protoplasm, important phylums, Ecosystem etc.

UPCET Preparation Strategy 2022

Getting qualified in the AKTU 2022 can be an easy task as the qualifying marks will be just 25%. However, getting a rank in this exam can be a tough nut to crack as a large number of candidates will be appearing for this exam. Aspiring candidates can check the tips given below to prepare for the AKTU 2022 exam in a proper way.

  • Make your Basics strong: Make sure that you have studied and brushed up your basic concepts of every topic, this will help you understand the advanced and more complex topics.
  • Regular Studies: There is no shortcut for hard work, make sure you study regularly then only you will be able to attain a good rank in the exam.
  • Solve previous year’s question papers: Solving previous year’s question paper will help you know how good is your preparation is going. It will also help in managing time in a better way.
  • Don’t spend too much time on a single topic: The syllabus for UPCET 2022 exam is quite diverse make sure not to spend too much effort and time of a single topic or subject.

UPCET Recommended Books 2022

Firstly, you should focus on the textbooks you have studied during the qualifying exam i.e. class 11th and 12th textbooks for UG courses. However, some other recommended help books for Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry are as follows:

Mathematics: RD Sharma for Class 11th and 12th

Chemistry: Organic and Inorganic chemistry by OP Tandon and P.Bahadur for Physical Chemistry,

Physics: HC Verma Volume 1 and 2, Fundamental Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker, Solved Papers by Arihant Publication.

AKTU Admit Card 2022

  • The candidates have to download the UPCET admit card 2022 from the official website of the NTA.
  • The university will not send admit card by post, the downloaded admit card will be considered valid at the exam venue.
  • Every candidate has to carry a valid admit card at the examination center along with one photo ID proof.
  • Candidates should check the details mentioned on the AKTU 2022 admit card and contact the authorities immediately in case of any discrepancy.
  • Keep the UPCET 2022 Admit Card safe even after the exam because it is required at the time of the exam.

UPCET Result 2022

  • The result as well as the UPCET merit list 2022 for the AKTU 2022 admission will be declared on the official website.
  • The ranks will be allotted only for the candidates scoring more than the qualifying marks.
  • The candidates can get his/her answer scrutinized in case he/she is not satisfied with the result.
  • For scrutiny the candidates have to submit a request in written at the following address:


Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow (U.P.)

Pin code: 226031

AKTU Counseling 2022

  • The candidates who will score equal to or more than the qualify marks in the AKTU 2022 exam will be called for AKTU 2022 counseling on the basis of their ranks.
  • During the counselling process, candidates will have to provide the choice of colleges and courses in which they want to study.
  • All the documents will be verified at the time of counseling, so it will be mandatory for every candidate to carry original document while reporting for the counseling.
  • The allotment of seats will be done strictly on the basis of rank obtained by the candidates.

Note: There is a 15% management quota in every private college under AKTU. The admission to these seats will be done as per the rules of particular college.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question – 1: Is it possible to submit the UPCET 2022 application form in offline mode?

Answer: No, it is not possible to submit the application form offline. All candidates need to submit the application form in online mode only.

Question – 2: What documents do I need to carry at the time of the examination?

Answer: Candidates are advised to carry only the following with them into the Examination venue:

  • Admit Card along with Self Declaration (Undertaking) downloaded from the NTA Website (a clear printout on A4 size paper) duly filled in.
  • A simple transparent Ball Point Pen.
  • Additional photograph, to be pasted on Attendance Sheet
  • Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml).
  • Personal transparent water bottle.
  • ID Proof
  • Sugar tablets/fruits (like banana/apple/orange) in case the candidate is diabetic

Question – 3: I am not satisfied with the UPCET exam center 2022 allotted to me? 

Answer: No, any to change the exam center, date and time provided on the admit card shall not be considered under any circumstances.

Question – 4: Can I get the UPCET application fee back in case I don’t want to get admission?

Answer: No request for refund of fee once remitted by the candidate will be entertained by NTA under any circumstances.

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