UP Drops UPSEE, BTech admissions through JEE Mains 2021



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

The university, in its notice dated 25 Nov 2021, has put forth the following key points  UPSEE Discontinued, BTech admission through JEE Mains 2021:

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


-- MEP News Bureau