UPTU 2020- Application Form, Syllabus, Recommended Books

The name of Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) has been changed to Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University. The university offers a large number of professional courses such as B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA, MBA etc. The UPTU 2020 admission will be granted on the basis of entrance exams to be conducted by the university. However, for 15% of the seats in private institutes a direct admission under management quota can be granted.

 The UPTU 2020 entrance exam will consist of 11 papers, some of them will be conducted online (computer-based exam) while the rest of them will be held offline (OMR Sheet Based exam). The mode of UPTU 2020 application form submission will be online through the official website. Interested candidates can check all the important details regarding the UPTU 2020 exam such as application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus etc. from this article.

UPTU 2020 Important Dates

The exact dates for UPTU 2020 exam will be available only after the release of official notification. Aspirants can check tentative dates based on last year’s exam from the table given below:

Important EventsTentative Dates
Availability of online application form.4th week of January 2020
Last date of application form submission3rd week of March 2020
Availability of Correction window3rd week of March 2020
Download of Admit Card3rd week of April 2020
UPTU Undergraduate Entrance ExamLast week of April 2020
UPTU Postgraduate Entrance Exam1st week of May 2020
Declaration of ResultLast week of May 2020
Starting of UPTU CounselingLast week of June 2020

Note: We will update the exact dates on this post after the release of official notification.

UPTU 2020 Exam Pattern

As stated earlier, there are 11 papers to be conducted under UPTU 2020 entrance exam for different courses. Courses for which different papers to be conducted along with the subjects are illustrated in the table given below:

Paper – 1B. Tech. / B. Tech. (Agriculture Engineering)/B.Des./ MCA(Integrated)/B.PharmPhysics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Paper – 2B.Tech (Bio-technology)/B.PharmPhysics, Chemistry and Biology
Paper – 3B. Tech. (Agriculture Engineering) onlyAG – I, AG – II and AG – III
Paper – 4B.ArchPart A- Mathematics and Aesthetic Sensitivity

Part B – Drawing Aptitude

Paper – 5BHMCT / BFAD/BFA/ MBA(Integrated)Aptitude Test for General Awareness (BHMCT/ BFAD/ BFA/ MBA (Integrated))
Paper – 6B.Tech. 2nd Year Lateral Entry (for Engg. Diploma Holders)Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Engineering
Paper – 7B.Pharm. 2nd Year Lateral Entry (for Pharmacy Diploma Holders)Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Pharmacy
Paper – 8B.Tech. 2nd Year Lateral Entry (for B.Sc graduates)Aptitude Test for B.Sc graduates
Paper – 9MBAAptitude Test for MBA
Paper – 10MCAAptitude Test for MCA
Paper – 112nd year MCAAptitude Test for 2nd year MCA

No. of Questions and Marks in UPTU 2020 Entrance Exam

PaperNumber of QuestionsMarksMode of Exam
Paper – 1150 (50 Questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)600Offline (OMR based Test)
Paper – 2150 (50 Questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Biology)600
Paper – 3150 (50 Questions each AG – I, AG – II and AG – III)600
Paper – 4102 (50 Questions each from Mathematics and Aesthetic Sensitivity and two 50 marks questions from test drawing aptitude600
Paper – 575 Questions300Online (Computer Based Test)
Paper – 6
Paper – 7
Paper – 8
Paper – 9100 Questions400
Paper – 10
Paper – 11

Other Important details regarding UPTU 2020 entrance exam

  • Type of Questions: Objective Type multiple choice questions will be asked only
  • Language of Exam: Questions will be asked in both Hindi and English Language
  • Marking Scheme: Each Question will carry 4 marks and there will be no provision of negative marking.

UPTU Syllabus 2020

The syllabus is different for all the papers to be conducted in this entrance exam. However, the syllabus for physics, chemistry, Mathematics and Biology subjects is mentioned below which is very important for UPTU 2020 B.Tech and B.Pharm admission

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

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

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

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

UPTU Preparation Strategy 2020

The Qualifying marks for UPTU 2020 exam is just 25% so it is not considered to too tough to be cracked. However, if you want an admission into a good college then you need to obtain a good rank. An ample preparation is required in order to score a good rank in UPTU exam. Some tips for a good UPTU 2020 preparation is given below:

Understand the exam pattern and syllabus: The first step for a good preparation for any exam is to know and understand the syllabus really well. This will give you an idea of how much you have to study and what are the important topics you need to cover to obtain a good rank.

Brush up your basic concepts: The key to score well in any technical exam is to make your basic concepts strong rather than trying to memorize everything. The strong concepts will also help you understand advanced topics as well.

Identify your strength and weakness: You need to identify the topics and subject in which you strong and weak. Spend more time and effort on those topics in which you are weak and make sure you can score well in them.

Stay focused and stress free: As long as you are preparing for the UPTU 2020 exam, you should stay positive and focused on your goal. There is no need to have any unnecessary stress and anxiety.

Recommended Books for UPTU 2020

The aspirants should focus on NCERT books for UPTU 2020 preparation before moving to other help books. However, some of the recommended books candidates may follow after the NCERT books are as follows:

For Mathematics: RD Sharma (For Class 11th and 12th)

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

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

UPTU Eligibility Criteria 2020

The UPTU 2020 Eligibility criteria for different courses are as follows:


  • The UPTU Admission 2020 will be provided to those candidates who have passed the Qualifying exam from the state of Uttar Pradesh and whose parents are the domicile of Uttar Pradesh.
  • There is a 10% Quota available in UPTU 2020 for the candidates from outside of UP.

For B.Tech Courses                          

  • For UPTU B.Tech Admission 2020, the candidate must have passed 10+2 with Physics and Maths as compulsory subjects and any one of Chemistry, Bio-technology, Biology and Technical Vocational subject.
  • The minimum marks required in the 10+2 exam for B.Tech admission is 45% (40% for SC/ST candidates)

For B.Tech (Bio-Tech)

  • For B.Tech (Bio-tech) the candidate must have 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics or Biology as compulsory subjects and any one of the Bio-Technology, Chemistry and Technical Vocational Subject.
  • Should have at least 45% marks at 10+2 level (40% for SC/ST candidates)

For B.Arch

  • The candidates who have passed 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and any one of Computer Science, Chemistry, Biology, Technical vocational or ED subject will be eligible for UPTU B.Arch Admission 2020
  • For B.Arch Admission the candidate must have passed 10+2 with 50% marks

For B.Pharm

  • The applicant must have cleared 10+2 exam with Physics and chemistry as compulsory subject and any one of Mathematics, Bio-tech, Biology, Technical Vocational subject.
  • Should have passed 10+2 with 45% (40% for SC/ST) in the required three subjects.


  • The candidate must be a graduate with 50% marks. (45% for SC/ST candidates)


  • For MCA admission, the candidate must have passed Graduation with at least 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST)
  • The aspirant must have studied Mathematics at 10+2 or Graduation level.


  • The applicant must have passed 10+2 in any discipline with at least 45% marks (40% for SC/ST candidates)

Note: The candidates appearing in the qualifying exam can also apply. However, they need to fulfill the eligibility criteria at the time of counseling.

UPTU Application Form 2020

The application form for UPTU 2020 admission will release online on the official website i.e. http://www.upsee.nic.in. It is expected that the application form submission will start in the month of January 2020. The aspiring candidates have to fill all the necessary educational & personal details in the application form and submit it before the last date. In addition to the details, the candidates have to upload the scanned copies of their recent passport size photograph and signature.

 The application form with blurred images can be rejected. There will be no requirement to send hard copy of application form to the university.

Application Fee

The UPTU 2020 application form will be considered incomplete unless the candidates pay the application fee as prescribed below:

CategoriesApplication Fee
For Male and Transgender applicants of General/OBC categoriesRs. 1300/-
For SC/ST/Female/PH candidatesRs. 650/-

Mode of Payment: The candidates can submit application fee online via debit card, credit card, net banking.

UPTU Admit Card 2020

The admit card will be issued to all the registered candidates through the official website. Please note that the downloaded admit card will be considered valid, the university will not send any admit card by post. The candidate should match details like Name, father’s name, category, sub category etc. with the admit card.

Candidates have to carry admit card at the time of UPTU 2020 examination, no aspirant will be allowed to appear for the exam without a valid admit card.

UPTU Result 2020

The result, as well as the merit list for the UPTU admission 2020, will be announced on the official website in the month of May 2020 tentatively. The rank cards will be granted only to those candidates who will score more than qualifying marks in the UPTU 2020 entrance exam. The candidates can request for scrutiny of answer sheet by sending a written request letter to following address:


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

Lucknow (U.P.)

Pin code: 226031

UPTU Counselling 2020

The candidates qualified in the UPTU 2020 entrance exam will be called for counselling on the basis of merit list. The candidates have to furnish all the original documents at the time of counseling for verification.  The choice of colleges will be entered at the time of counseling and the applicants have to pay a certain amount as the counseling fees.

Please remember that the fees paid at the time of counseling will be forfeited and will not be returned if the candidate does not report for admission.


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