Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test

Computer Based Test

UPCET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,300
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:National Testing Agency (NTA)

UPCET 2021(05-06 Sep): Provisional Answer Key(Released), Result

Updated On - September 17 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

UPCET 2021 exam was held on 05-06 September 2021. The result will be announced soon by the National Testing Agency(NTA). Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test is a State Level entrance held once a year. Those candidates who qualify the entrance will get admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology (MMMUT), Gorakhpur and Harcourt Butler Technical University (HBTU), Kanpur. UPCET 2021 is held in an online mode i.e., Computer Based Test. Candidates should go through the below-mentioned article to know more about UPCET 2021.

UPCET 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the important information about the UPCET 2021 from the given below table:

Exam StatusAnswer key released
Latest Update:
  • UPCET 2021 Provisional Answer Key has been released on 16 September 2021. The objection window will open till 17 September 2021. Candidates can make objections here---Challenge Answer Key.
  • NTA has announced the entrance exam date. UPCET 2021 examination was conducted on 05 and 06 September 2021

UPCET 2021 Important Dates

Candidates check the all-important dates related UPCET 2021 entrance exam given below: 

UPCET 2021 Schedule
Application Form release01 April 2021
Last date to apply10 May 2021 31 May 2021 15 July 2021
Admit Card releaseJune 2021
Exam Date15 June 2021 05-06 September 2021
Result September 2021

UPCET 2021 Answer Key

Answer key of UPCET 2021 releases after the exam on the official website. The official answer key has available in PDF format for all the sets of question papers of all 8 papers. Using the key candidates can check the correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam & by verifying the same can crosscheck with their responses in the exam, to calculate the probable score.

UPCET 2021 Results

Candidates can check their UPCET 2021 Result after the second week of June 2021 on the official website. Authority will release the date of the declaration of result on their website. Given below are some information regarding the Uttar Pradesh SEE Result 2021:

  • Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh announce the result on their website only.
  • Candidates need to download the result which is in the form of a PDF that consists of the information of the qualifying candidates.
  • Candidates should obtain the minimum prescribed marks for admission.

UPCET 2021 Counselling

After Uttar Pradesh State Eligibility Exam Result Declaration, Qualified candidates can apply for UPCET 2021 counselling process. Conducting Authority has not declared the UPCET Counselling Dates. For counselling they may refer to the following point:

  • A merit list will be prepared based on the score obtained by UPCET 2021. Candidates scoring higher marks would be placed higher in the merit list whereas those scoring lower marks would be at the bottom. 
  • The candidates will be required to carry all the important documents along with them at the time of UPCET Counselling and they need to be present at the designated location, otherwise, their seat will be taken up by the waiting list candidate. 
  • Candidates shortlisted for counselling would have to pay the registration fee to initiate the process. The registration fee would be Rs. 20,000 for general and OBC candidates and Rs. 12,000 for SC/ST candidates.
  • The registration fee would be non-refundable under any circumstance.
Documents Required at Counseling
  • Admit Card
  • Photo Identity Proof
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Scorecard
  • Academic Certificates

UPCET 2021 Admit Card

UPCET 2021 Admit Card has been released by NTA the conducting authority. Candidates can check all the essential information of hall ticket given below:

  • Authority will release the hall ticket in online mode only on the official website.
  • Candidates have to login with their registration ID and password.
  • Candidates are advised to take the print out of the admit card for the entrance exam.
  • Must check all the details carefully.
  • Must email through the provided email ID.

UPCET 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the mentioned below information of UP CET 2021 Exam Pattern:

Mode of Exam Computer Based Test(CBT)
Duration120 Minutes
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions(MCQ)
Medium English and Hindi (expect PG)
Marking Scheme+4 marks for each correct answer
B.Des Marking Scheme:
SubjectNumber of QuestionTotal Marks
Numerical Ability and Analytical
Reasoning and logical deduction2080
General Knowledge and current
English Language2080
MCA Marking Scheme:
SubjectNumber of QuestionTotal Marks
Numerical Ability and Analytical
Reasoning and logical deduction25100
Computer awareness25100
MBA Marking Scheme:
SubjectNumber of QuestionTotal Marks
Numerical Ability and Analytical
Reasoning and logical deduction25100
General Knowledge and current
English Language25100

UPCET 2021 Application Form

Candidates can fill the application form from 01 April 2021 to 15 July 2021 on the official website. Must check the below information related to the UPCET 2021 Registration Process:

  • Authority will release the application form in online mode only, there is no other way.
  • Candidates have registered themselves for form filling.
  • After basic registration, the code will generate through that candidates go for the final registration process.
  • Code will generate for those whose basic registration is accepted by the authority.
  • Must provide the valid email id and phone number.
  • Need to upload the scanned copy of required documents in a prescribed format.
  • Candidates cannot make a change in category and city choice after payment of the registration fee in any circumstance.
  • Applicants must keep in mind that the application fee is non-refundable.

 UPCET Application Fees

Given below are the category wise registration fee:

CategoryRegistration Fees
General Rs. 1300/-
SC/ST/EWS/PwD  applicantRs. 650/-
Mode of payment:

Candidates can pay the application fees online mode via using a Debit card/Credit card/Net banking.

UPCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are advised to ensure their UPCET Eligibility Criteria 2021 before applying for the entrance exam. Given below are the detailed eligibility criteria that must check:

  • Nationality: Indian national/ NRI/ FN/ PIO category candidates will be eligible to apply.
  • Age Limit: Any age candidates will be allowed to apply. There will be no age limit to apply for UPCET 2021.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam will be also eligible to apply.

Reservation Criteria

Given below are the category wise reservation criteria for admission:

Scheduled Castes (SC)21%
Scheduled Tribes (ST)02%
Other Backward Classes (OBC)27%

UPCET 2021 Exam Centres

Candidates must check the UPCET entrance exam centre list from Uttar Pradesh and outside Uttar Pradesh:

Within Uttar Pradesh

1. Agra

15. Barabanki

29. Sitapur

2. Firozabad

16. Faizabad

30. Bulandshahr

3. Mathura

17. Sultanpur

31. Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida/Greater Noida)

4. Aligarh

18. Deoria

32. Ghaziabad

5. Allahabad

19. Gorakhpur        

33. Meerut

6. Azamgarh

20. Kushinagar

34. Mirzapur

7. Ballia

21. Jalaun (Orai)            

35. Bijnaur               

8. Mau

22. Jhansi              

36. Moradabad               

9. Bareilly

23. Etawah            

37. Muzaffarnagar             

10. Shahjahanpur

24. Kanpur Nagar              

38. Saharanpur        

11. Basti

25. Kanpur Dehat         

39. Ghazipur            

12. Banda

26. Lakhimpur Kheri

40. Jaunpur                

13. Gonda

27. Lucknow        

41. Varanasi               

14. Ambedkar Nagar

28. Raebareli


Outside Uttar Pradesh

42. Bhopal

48. Jaipur

53. Guwahati

43. Dehradun

49. Kolkata

54. Roorkee

44. Delhi

50. Mumbai

55. Chandigarh

45. Patna

51. Rohtak

56. Chennai

46. Ranchi

52. Jammu

57. Bangalore

47. Hyderabad



UPCET 2021 Highlights

Candidates can check the basic information related UPCET 2021 entrance exam given below:

UPCET Basic Details 2021
Exam Name
Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test
Conducting Body
National Testing Agency (NTA)
State Level
Under Graguate and Post Graduate Courses
UPCET Official website
Application Form
Exam Mode
Exam Purpose
To offer admission in various UG, PG and PhD Programs


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UPCET Important Dates

Form Date01 Apr - 15 Jul 2021
Admit card31 Aug 2021
Exam Date05 Sep, 06 Sep 2021
Result20 Sep 2021 (Tentative)

Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test Exam Pattern

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Form Start Date:

01 Apr 2021

Form End Date:

15 Jul 2021

The last date to submit the form was on 15 Jul 2021
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