University of Petroleum & Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test 2020

Form Date: 13 Oct - 30 Jun 2020

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 13 Oct - 30 Jun 2020

UPESEAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,350
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)
  • Courses:B.Tech
  • Streams:Engineering

UPESEAT 2020: New Exam Date (Out), Registration (Till 30 June), Syllabus

Updated On - June 03 2020 by Latika Kalra

UPESEAT 2020 new exam dates has been announced by UPES. As per it, the examination will be held from 08-12 July 2020. Registration last date has been extended to 30 June 2020. This exam is conducted by the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun every year to enrol engineering aspirants. UPESEAT is the University level exam held in online mode. UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT) will be giving admissions to the willing aspirants in its 9 branches under B.Tech degree programme. UPES also give admission based on JEE Main score & Board merit. Candidates can go through the complete article given below to know more about UPESEAT 2020.

UPESEAT Latest Update

  • UPESEAT 2020 New Exam dates as been announced. The examination will be held from 08-12 July 2020.
  • UPESEAT 2020 Application process has been extended till 30 June 2020. 

UPESEAT 2020 Application Form

UPESEAT 2020 application form has been released and the last date to submit the application form (online/offline) is 30 June 2020. Filling of application is to be done with extreme calmness and no false information must be mentioned in any form. Eligible aspirants have to note that the availability of UPES 2020 will be done through two modes:

Online Application Form:

Candidates have to follow the core instructions to successfully fill and submit their respective Online application form.

  • The first step is to register yourself on the official website: www.upes.ac.in. Candidates can go in for “Registered User” if already registered or “Signup New user” if registering for the first time.
  • Fill in all the relevant details, then the programme is to be chosen, valid email id on which a verification link will be sent. Aspirants will have to verify their email id and “activate” their account on the official website only.
  • Make the application fee payment and “Submit” the account.
  • Take a printout of the application form for the future to follow up.

Offline Application Form:

Below are guidelines to fill the registration form offline:-

  • Aspirants will be able to get the UPESEAT 2020 offline application form from the admission branch of the University campus in Dehradun.
  • Submission of offline application form will be in the form of OMR Sheet only.

UPESEAT 2020 Application Fee

Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay the UPESEAT application fee by using Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/Demand Draft. The application fee for UPESEAT 2020, both for Indians as well as International candidates based on previous year’s information is as follows:

UPESEAT Registration Fee 2020

Nationality of Aspirants

Fee Amount

Indian Nationals


International Aspirants

 US$ 75

UPESEAT 2020 Slot Booking

UPES will open the UPESEAT 2020 slot booking window from 18 April 2020 onwards on the official website. All the information related to UPESEAT slot booking is given below:

  • Candidates can choose the Date & Time of examination as per their preference through online mode only.
  • Candidates who are applying through offline/OMR form, also need to follow the same process of Test date booking.
  • UPES will allot the test date and city as per the availability for the candidates who fail to choose the test date and city of their choice.

UPESEAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are eligible to appear for the exam only if they fulfil the below-mentioned UPESEAT 2020 eligibility for the engineering entrance exam:

Age Limit

  • The aspirants are eligible to apply for UPESEAT if they are born on or after 01 October 1998.
  • Only the date of birth which is mentioned in their Secondary Education Board will be considered authentic for admissions.


  • An aspirant must secure minimum 50% marks in aggregate at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10 & 10+2) examination.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level (Class 12).

Admission through Board Merit/JEE Main Score

UPES university also provides admission based on Board merit list and JEE Main merit list to the candidates who will fulfil the basic criteria given below:

  • For Board Merit - Candidates have to secure a minimum of 80% in class 10th & 12th final examination. Also, score at least 80% marks in PCM in 10+2. 
  • For JEE Main - Should have scored 60% marks in class 10th and PCM in class 12th.

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UPESEAT 2020 Admit Card

UPESEAT 2020 admit card will be released at the official website. The hall ticket will be issued immediately after the successful completion of the test booking process. 

  • The candidates can download the admit card through the official website of UPES.
  • An aspirant will have to paste a passport size photograph on the admit card before bringing it to the exam centre.
  • The candidates have to submit the application form before or till the last date so that aspirant can receive their admit card on time.

UPESEAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the UPESEAT 2020 exam pattern given below to have an idea of the question paper structure, distribution of questions so that they can prepare accordingly.

  • Mode of Examination: The exam will be conducted in online mode.
  • Exam Duration: Candidates will get 180 minutes (three hours) to complete the exam.
  • Number of Questions: There will be a total of 200 questions in a question paper.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (Objective)
  • Marking Scheme: Candidates will get 1 mark for each correct answer and no marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.

There will be five sections in the UPESEAT exam mentioned below:

UPESEAT Paper Pattern


Number of Questions







English Language Comprehension


Current Affairs Awareness




UPESEAT 2020 Syllabus

UPESEAT 2020 syllabus is similar to the syllabus of class XI & XII of CBSE board for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. It consists of a total of 50 questions each in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry section, 30 questions in English Language Comprehension and 20 questions in Current Affairs Awareness section.

UPESEAT Syllabus


Topics to be Covered

English & Comprehension

General English and Comprehension based questions.

Basic concepts of English

Comprehension Reading

Analytical Reading

General Awareness


Awards and Wins

Global Issues

General Indian Economy & Global Economy

Any additional information/changes in the syllabus will be updated as the conducting authority notifies on the official website.

UPESEAT 2020 Important Books

Aspirants of UPESEAT 2020 will achieve success if they have a few helpful books in their hand. We have mentioned some of them here which will help you to come closer to your goal:

  • Handbook of Physics by Nipendra Bhatnagar
  • Mathematics for Engineering Entrances ( Solved Papers )­ by B.L.Sharma
  • Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi
  • Concept of Physics (2018-2020) by H.C Verma

UPESEAT 2020 Result

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies will announce the UPESEAT 2020 result for all the three rounds of the test. The result details will be message and email to aspirants who will appear for the exam.

  • To access the result of UPESEAT 2020, aspirants will have to submit their application number and registered mobile number.
  • The scores and ranks secured by the aspirants in the entrance test will be available in UPESEAT result 2020.
  • Those aspirants who qualify UPESEAT will be able to register for the offline counselling session.
  • Admissions will be done based on the UPESEAT result of the aspirants. 
  • The merit list will be drawn in common for UPESEAT I and UPESEAT II.

UPESEAT 2020 Counseling

UPESEAT 2020 counselling is conducted as centralized counselling. Aspirants have to attend counselling at the various campuses of UPES. Check details below:

  • 80% of the seats are filled through the UPESEAT entrance exam and 20% of the seats through JEE Mains and Board’s merit. After the registration process, the aspirants are called for counselling on the specified venue.
  • Aspirants have to reach the allotted venue on given date and time.
  • Based on aspirant’s ranks they are allowed for choice filling.
  • Before proceeding to choice filling, aspirants have to verify their original documents.
  • The seats will be allotted based on aspirant’s filled choices, their ranks and availability of seats.

Documents required for UPESEAT Counseling

The list of documents given below must be self-attested by the candidates. Aspirants must carry the original documents along with one set of a photocopy on the counselling day for document verification. Without producing the original documents aspirants will not be allowed for further procedure of admission.

  • Counselling Call Letter
  • Qualifying exam admit card 2020
  • Qualifying exam scorecard 2020
  • 10th mark sheet and passing certificate
  • 12th mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Demand Draft of prescribed fees in favour of "UPES Fee Account "payable at Dehradun.
  • Four passport size photograph

UPESEAT 2020 Exam Centres

List of UPESEAT 2020 exam centres is given below. Candidates have to choose two centres of their choice while filling the application form.

  1. Agra
  2. Dhanbad
  3. Faridabad
  4. Gaya
  5. Ghaziabad
  6. Gorakhpur
  7. Greater Noida
  8. Gurgaon
  9. Guwahati
  10. Gwalior
  11. Haldwani
  12. Haridwar
  13. Hisar
  14. Hoshiarpur
  15. Hyderabad
  16. Indore
  17. Jabalpur
  18. Jaipur
  19. Jalandhar
  20. Jammu
  21. Jamshedpur
  22. Jaunpur
  23. Jhansi
  24. Jind
  25. Jodhpur
  26. Johrat
  27. Kangra
  28. Kanpur
  29. Karnal
  30. Kashipur
  31. Kolkata
  32. Korba
  33. Kota 
  34. Kotdwara
  35. Kurukshetra
  36. Lucknow
  37. Ludhiana
  38. Mathura
  39. Meerut
  40. Mohali
  41. Moradabad
  42. Mumbai
  43. Muzaffarnagar
  44. Muzaffarpur
  45. Nagpur
  46. Navi Mumbai
  47. New Delhi
  48. Noida
  49. Orai
  50. Panchkula
  51. Panipat
  52. Patiala
  53. Patna
  54. Pune
  55. Rae Bareli
  56. Raipur
  57. Ranchi
  58. Rishishek
  59. Rohtak
  60. Roorkee
  61. Rudrapur
  62. Saharanpur
  63. Satna
  64. Shahjahanpur
  65. Shimla
  66. Singrauli
  67. Sri Ganganagar
  68. Solan
  69. Surat
  70. Thiruvananthapuram
  71. Udaipur
  72. Vadodara
  73. Varanasi
  74. Vijayawada
  75. Visakhapatnam
  76. Yamunanagar

UPESEAT 2020 Courses

UPESEAT 2020 List of Offered B.Tech Programmes

Aspirants looking for the admissions in any of the B.Tech degree programmes of their choice offered by UPES must know the various B.Tech programmes offered by the university. The University of Petroleum offers 9 major B.Tech sectors under its School of Engineering. Under these 9 sectors, 31 different B. Tech courses are included which can be opted by any one of their choices. They are as follows :

Major B.Tech Sector: B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering specializes in -

  • Banking, Financial Services & Insurance
  • Business Analytics and Optimization
  • Graphics & Gaming
  • Internet of Things and Smart Cities
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Open Source & Open Standards
  • Mobile Application and Development
  • E-Commerce, Retail, and Automation
  • Mainframe Technology
  • Oil & Gas Informatics
  • Cyber Security & Forensics
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Cloud Computing & Virtualisation Technology
  • Dev Ops in academic collaboration with Xebia
  • Big Data in academic collaboration with Xebia

Major B.Tech Sector: Oil and Gas

  • Chemical engineering specializes in refining and petrochemicals
  • Applied Petroleum Engineering specializes in Upstream
  • Geo-Informatics Engineering
  • Applied Petroleum Engineering specializes in Gas
  • Refining & Petrochemicals

Major B.Tech Sector: Electronics

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering

Major B.Tech Sector: Mechanical

  • Automotive Design Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Major B.Tech Sector: High Technology

  • Mechatronics Engineering

Major B.Tech Sector: Aerospace

  • Aerospace Engineering with Specialization in Avionics
  • Aerospace Engineering

Major B.Tech Sector: Infrastructure

  • Civil Engineering specializes in Infrastructure Development

Major B.Tech Sector: Power

  • Electrical Engineering

Major B.Tech Sector:  Health, Safety, and Environment

  •  Fire & Safety Engineering

Candidates can check the additional courses offered by UPES University

Note: Diploma in Business Management can be undertaken along with the B.Tech program and would provide the students with basic skills of management.

UPESEAT 2020 Scholarship Programmes

UPES University has offered an exclusive scholarship for all girl students

  • 25% Scholarship on tuition fee for all girls taking admission in any of the Undergraduate and Postgraduate full duration program from 2020 session

For B.Tech: There are three types of Scholarships available for B.Tech students. Go through the details given below-

1. Merit-Based Scholarship:

  • The scholarship will be offered to students securing an aggregate of 80% marks in class X & XII & 80% marks in PCM for B.Tech (All Streams) in CBSE/ ICSE / State Examination Board.
  • Such scholarships will be limited to 10% of seats in each B.Tech Program.
  • Scholarships will be allotted for the first Semester in Merit order to eligible candidates.
  • Scholarships will be awarded based on Merit only.
  • Continuation of Scholarship in the subsequent years will be as per the University policy

Scholarship Amount

  • 50% on Tuition fee of the First Semester

2. Scholarship for Uttarakhand State Board Toppers:

  1. Merit order allotment of 1 seat per program.
  2. The seats reserved under this category will be within the 15% reservation for Uttarakhand resident students.
  3. Should have “Sthai Niwas Praman Patra” (Permanent Residence Certificate)
  4. Students will be entitled only for 1 scholarship at a time (either through Uttarakhand Board Toppers or through Uttarakhand Resident category)
  5. Scholarship in subsequent years will be as per merit scholarship policy of the University

Scholarship Amount

  • 25% of a tuition fee waiver for Boys and 35% for Girl students in the first year

3. Special Scholarship:

  Jee Toppers Tuition fee Waiver Total Seats
  95.01% + 100% 5
For the first year 90.01%-95% 85% 5
  85%-90% 75% 5
  Board Merit Tuition fee Waiver Total Seats
  95.01% + 100% 5
For the first year 90.01% - 95% 85% 5
  85% - 90% 75% 5

For M.Tech: Fellowship scholarship for M.Tech Students is mentioned below-

1. Gate Scholarship: Candidates who have scored 70% and above in GATE will receive a scholarship amount of Rs. 12,400, granted by the university. To become eligible for the continuance scholarship in subsequent semesters, the candidates are required to fulfil the below-mentioned criteria-

a) Earned a minimum of SGPA/ CGPA of 8.0 in each semester.

b) Have passed every semester examination in the first attempt and also maintaining regular attendance, discipline, exemplary behaviour and compliance with all other norms as prescribed by the university from time to time.

2. Candidates will also be eligible to avail a grant of a sum of Rs. 50,000/-towards outcome-based research as per rules and regulations framed by the university for this purpose.

The UPES has also linked up with Coursera, which is an online international platform to help students prepare for the dynamic job landscape and equip themselves with skills required to thrive in the knowledge economy.

UPESEAT 2020 Highlights

Candidates can check the important highlights of the whole article in the table given below:


UPES Engineering Aptitude Test



Exam type

University level exam

Conducting Authority

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

Course offered

B.Tech courses

Mode of examination

Both online and offline

UPES Official website


UPES University has partnered with Coursera to provide better opportunities to the students. Click here to check more details about Coursera.

About the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

UPES is a leading University in Dehradun, offers various courses in Law, Management, Business, Engineering, Architecture, Design sectors. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies was established in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. UPES has a sprawling 44-acre campus in the lush and verdant environs of Dehradun. The university’s singular purpose is to enable each one to achieve their purpose in life, through the guiding light of knowledge. A UGC- recognised and NAAC- accredited University, UPES offers industry-aligned and specialized courses through its distinct schools. The university also provides a scholarship for the students that is based on merit. Check the information given below for different courses offered by the UPE

Program Eligibility Criteria Scholarship Percentage (%) – Only Tuition Fee for 1st semester & Number of Seats
B.A  Minimum 75% in 10th & 12th 50% waiver on 5% seats in each program
B.Com Minimum 75% in 10th & 12th 50% waiver on 5% seats in each program
B.Pharmacy Minimum 75% in 10th & 12th 50% waiver on 10% seats in each program
B.Sc Minimum 75% in 10th & 12th 50% waiver on 5% seats in each program
B.Design Minimum 80% in 10th & 12th 50% waiver on 10% seats in each program
BBA Minimum 75% in 10th & 12th 50% waiver on 10% seats in each program
BCA Minimum 75% in 10th & 12th 50% waiver on 5% seats in each program
D. Pharmacy Minimum 75% in 10th & 12th 50% waiver on 10% seats in each program
B. Optometry# Minimum 75% in 10th & 12th 50% waiver on 10% seats in each program
B. Physiotheraphy# Minimum 75% in 10th & 12th 50% waiver on 10% seats in each program
B. Tech LLB Minimum 75% in 10th & 12th 50% waiver on 10% seats in each program
MA Minimum 60% 10th, 12th, & Graduation 50% waiver on 5% seats in each program
M.Sc Minimum 60% in 10th & 12th 50% waiver on 5% seats in each program
M.Design Minimum 60% 10th, 12th, & Graduation 50% waiver on 10% seats in each program
LLM Minimum 75% in 10th & 12th 50% waiver on 10% seats in each program
M.Tech Minimum 60% 10th, 12th, & Graduation 50% waiver on 10% seats in each program


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UPESEAT Important Dates

UPESEAT 2020 Form Date13 Oct - 30 Jun 2020
UPESEAT 2020 Admit card06 Jul 2020 (Tentative)
UPESEAT Exam Date08 Jul - 12 Jul 2020
UPESEAT 2020 Result08 Aug 2020 (Tentative)

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


NOTE:No Negative Marking

5General Awareness 20120

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

13 Oct 2019

Form End Date:

30 Jun 2020

Number of days left to submit the form:



Examination Date (Online):

08 Jul - 12 Jul 2020

Application Fees:

₹ 1,350

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