Uttar Pradesh State Engineering Admission Test (UPSEAT) is conducted by Institute of Engineering & Technology for admission to B.E/B.Tech./B.Arch courses offered at the Government/ University/ Private Engineering and Technological Institutions of Uttar Pradesh and the National Institute of Technology (UP quota) .
Eligibility : Intermediate (10+2) with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics of UP Board or its equivalent. For admission in National Institute of Technology, candidates should have secured 50% aggregate marks in PCM and should have a pass in English. Candidates whose results are awaited may also apply. Those who have passed or appearing in 3/4 year Diploma Course or equivalent examination may apply for entrance test for direct admission in 2nd year of the Engineering course. The maximum age limit is 22 years on October 1 of the year of admission. (relaxation of 3 years for SC/ST and UP backward class candidates)
Admission Procedure : Application form with information brochure are available from first week of January from the State funded Engineering Colleges and also from the notified branches of Vijaya Banck on payment of requisite amount. It can be obtained by post from the Coordinator, Admission Committee (Institute conducting the CEE) against Postal Order / Bank Draft of requisite amount in favour of Coordinator, Admission Committee. Last date for submission of completed CET form along with the requisite fees is in the month of February/ March.
Selection : Selection is based on merit in UPSEAT conducted at 20 centers at UP and Bangalore, Bhopal, Calcutta, Chandigarh, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Ranchi. The test is held usually in the month of May/ June. Candidates for BArch course are required to appear in aptitude test in Architecture.
Pattern Of Examination: (i) B.E, B.Tech (chem.Tech.) (4 years), B.Arch.(5 years); physics, chemistry and maths.
(ii) B.Tech. (Agr. Engg) (4 years): physics, chemistry and maths
(iii) B.Arch. (5 years) at GCA, Lucknow; maths, physics, chemistry and aptitude test in architecture.
There are two type of examination: (1) Preliminary examination (2) Main examination. Preliminary exam consists of one paper of 3 hour duration with objective type questions in physics, chemistry and maths. Main examination consist of three groups of papers made on the basis of eligibility requirements of all the courses. A candidate has to select one among the three groups for the exam. Each paper is of 21/2hours duration and carry 100 marks. Medium of exam is in English or Hindi.
Reservation Of Seats: UP SC-21%, ST-2%, OBC-27%, dependents of freedom fighters of UP-5%, children of armed forces personnel retired/killed/disabled in action-2%
Domicile Restrictions: Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination from the institutions located in the state are eligible for admission.
Sons/daughters of persons who are domicile of UP but have passed the qualifying examination from institutes located outside the state of UP are eligible for admission to the courses offered at institutions other than the Regional Engineering Colleges.
Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination from institutes located outside the state of Up are eligible for admission against a maximum of 15%(subject to a maximum of 3% seats from any one state) of the total seats available at GB pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar.