UPESEAT 2018: Application form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

UPESEAT (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Engineering aptitude Test) 2018 is the University level entrance examination organized by the UPES, Dehradun for provide admission to aspirants in its 37 B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology) programme. The University offers Bachelor of Technology programme in several fields. In this article, we provide all information related to UPESEAT 2018 application form, exam pattern, eligibility, admit card, result etc.

UPESEAT Exam Dates

Exam dates for UPESEAT 2018 is mentioned below.

Application Form Available fromlast week of April 2018
Application Form submission Last Datefirst week of May, 2018
Admit card available fromsecond week of May, 2018
Examination Datethird week of May, 2018
Result Announced onfirst week of June, 2018
Counselling Date for Board Merit aspirantsthird week of June, 2018
Non-Exam Board Merit for  B.Tech course & Non-Exam JEE Main Meritsecond week of June, 2018
Counseling date for JEE Main applicantthird week of June, 2018
Counselling start fromfourth week of June, 2018

UPESEAT 2018 Application Form

  • All interested aspirants can fill the online application formof UPESEAT 2018 via the official portal.
  • Application form has been started.
  • Last date for filling and submitting of application formwill be 3rd of May, 2018 (tentatively).
  • Online payment will be done via Credit card/ Debit card /Net Banking.

The aspirants can also collect the application form along with UPES prospectus/brochure from admission counters at Kolkata /Cochin / Coimbatore / Delhi / Dehradun / Ahmedabad / Chandigarh/ Hyderabad / Mumbai by making the payment via Demand Draft or by cash. The Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of “UPES Fee Account”, payable/ owed at New Delhi/Dehradun.

Application Fee

  • Via DD/online – Rs 1850/-
  • By Cash – Rs 1750/-

Eligibility Criteria

Admission to the B.Tech seats of UPES (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies) will be done via UPESEAT 2018 (80% seats) and via non examination pathway (10% seats will be filled via Board merit and 10% seats via JEE Main merit). The eligibility conditions required to apply are as follows:

For Examination Pathway (UPESEAT):

  • Firstly all aspirants must have passed their 10th and 12th with minimum 60% of marks.
  • Secondly they have secured minimum 60% of marks in PCM at 12th.

For Non Examination Pathway (JEE Main Merit & Board Merit):

Board Merit

  • Minimum 80% of marks in 10th and 10+2 and minimum 80% of marks in PCM at 12th class.

JEE Main Merit

  • All aspirants must have completed their 10th and 10+2 board examination with minimum 60% of marks and must have 60% of marks in PCM at SSL (senior secondary level).
  • Cut-off rank of JEE Main 2018 will be published on the official portal of UPES after the notification of JEE Main 2018 result.

Age Criteria:

Aspirants born on or after October 01, 1995 are eligible for UPESEAT 2018 exam.

UPESEAT Exam Pattern

Aspirants will get all the examination pattern detail of UPESEAT 2018 here on this page:

  • Type of Exam: MCQ’s.
  • Duration: 3 hours (i.e. from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
  • Negative Marking: No negative marking provision.
  • Marking Scheme:on each and every right answer aspirants will be rewarded with 1 marks.
SectionsNo. of Questions
English Language Comprehension30
Current Affairs Awareness20

UPESEAT Syllabus

There is no fixed syllabus for the preparation of UPESEAT (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Engineering aptitude Test) 2018. The aspirants are recommended/advised to prepare the PCM subjects, Current Affairs and English Language Comprehension. For PCM sections, the aspirants can refer the syllabus of JEE Main. Aspirants can read their academics books of class XI and XII, NCERT books for practicing for UPESEAT exam.


UPES offers limited scholarships in 5% seats of Bachelor of Technology (all disciplines). 100% scholarship on the tuition fee is given to those aspirants who secure 85% of marks in class XII and 90% of marks in PCM. Scholarship will be given on the basis of merit list.

UPESEAT 2018 Admit Card

Admit Card for UPESEAT 2018 can be downloaded from the official portal as on 9th of May 2018. Attach your photograph in the specified space of the downloaded admit card. It should be produced and preserved at the allotted test centre.

UPESEAT 2018 Result

Result for UPESEAT 2018 is expected to be declared in the month of June, (tentatively). The appeared aspirants can check their result from the official website. The successful aspirants are further called for the counselling procedure for the allotment of seats.

UPESEAT 2018 Counselling

The University organizes centralized counselling for UPES B.Tech seats. UPESEAT 2018 Counselling will be commenced from 2nd week of June, 2018 (tentative). There is separate counselling organized for the aspirants of UPESEAT 2018 qualifiers and for the JEE Main merit holders. Seats will be given to UPESEAT merit holders (80% of seats), JEE Main 2018 rankers (10% of seats) and to the Board Merit holders (10% of seats).

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