UP Drops UPSEE, BTech admissions through JEE Mains 20212020-11-28
Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh (Formerly U.P. Technical University, Lucknow), has decided to discontinue Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam UPSEE for BTech admissions with effect from 2021. It shall henceforth grant BTech admissions in the state based on JEE-Mains (2021) which shal be conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency).
Acceptance of NTA’s JEE Mains 2021 and free JEE coaching
1. In Engineering courses, admission shall be on the basis of JEE-Mains starting from academic session 2021-22.
2. Students desirous of taking admission in engineering colleges in UP will, therefore, have to attempt only JEE-Mains. UPSEE will no longer be conducted.
3. NTA’s test prep app can be downloaded free of cost from google play store free of cost.
4. Efforts shall be made to provide free coaching for JEE-Mains to students in recognised schools in the state.
5. For further information, students may see www.upsee.nic.in or contact helpline numbers 1800-1800-161 or 0522-2336805.
Top engineering colleges in UP
UP has the following 12 engineering colleges/universities in the top 200 in India as per NIRF 2020 rankings.
Rank 4 : IIT Kanpur
Rank 11 : IIT BHu Varanasi
Rank 32 : Amity University, Gautam Budh Nagar
Rank 39 : Aligarh Muslim University
Rank 48 : Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
Rank 96 : Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida
Rank 102 : Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra
Rank 103 : Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad
Rank 134 : Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Amethi
Rank 166 : Harcourt Butler Technical University, Kanpur
Rank 167 : University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
Rank 183 : Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur