UPCET 2021; UP Combined Entrance Test Eligibility, Courses & Application Form

UPCET 2021: Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test is a mandatory test which shall be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) from Academic Session 2021-22. Qualifying the UPCET shall make the students eligible for admission for various courses offered by various universities in Uttar Pradesh. More details on the University, Courses and Entrance Details are discussed in the section below. Thus, stay connected till the end for the complete information.

Update: The Last Date of Application is extended until 6th July 2021. Check the Official Notice Here.

NTA UPCET 2021 Important Dates of Notification

Start Date of Registration1st April 2021
Closing Date of Online Registration6th July 2021 (up to 5.00 PM
Last Date of Online Fees Payment6th July 2021 (Up to 11.50 PM)
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form online onlyFrom 8th to 14th July 2021.
Availability of Admit Card from NTA WebsiteUpdate Soon
Date of ExaminationUpdate Soon
Display of Answer Keys, responses & Questions Update Soon
Result ReleaseUpdate Soon
UPCET 2021

Students should know that actually, UPCET shall replace the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) and Malaviya Entrance Test (MET) which were held in paper pen mode for admission to various courses including B.Tech., BBA, B.Arch., BHMCT, BFAD, BFA, B. Voc, B. Pharm, B. Des.,MBA, MCA, MBA (Integrated), M.Tech., M.Tech. (Integrated), M.Sc. and Lateral entry to B. Tech/B. Pharm.

Earlier this year, Govt. of UP has entrusted NTA the task to conduct UPCET 2021 and at the same time has decided the admission rules of the following courses –

Admission to B.Tech., B.Arch and M. Tech (Integrated) courses in universities in UPThrough JEE (Main)
Admission to MBA Course in UPThrough CMAT
Admission to other CoursesThrough UPCET

Hence, the candidates who want to appear for the UPCET 2021, must complete the registration within the closing date. The UPCET 2021 Registration for the entrance examination for admission to various courses offered by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) Lucknow, Madan Mohan Malviya University of Technology (MMMUT) Gorakhpur, Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, and Harcourt Butler Technical University (HBTU), Kanpur for the Academic Year 2021-22 is active from 1st April 2021. More details on the courses and application details are as follows –

UPCET 2021 covered Courses and Universities

UPCET 2021 covers admission to first year of the following courses offered at the Institutions affiliated to the following universities in Uttar Pradesh for the academic year 2021-22.

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU)

Undergraduate Courses Admission to First year4 year Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm)
4 year Bachelor of Design (B. Des)
4 year Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT)
3 year Bachelor of Vocational courses (B. Voc)
4 year Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
4 year Bachelor of Fashion and Apparel Design (BFAD)
5 year Master of Computer Applications (MCA) Integrated
5 year Master of Business Administration MBA (Integrated)
Bachelor of Technology Bio Technology (If any seats are vacant after JEE (Mains) counselling).
Bachelor of Technology Agriculture Engineering (If any seats are vacant after JEE (Mains) counselling).
Lateral Entry to the 2nd year ofB.Tech. –for Diploma holders
B.Tech. for B.Sc. graduates
B.Pharm.
Post Graduate Courses2 year Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

Madan Mohan Malviya University of Technology (MMMUT) Gorakhpur,

Undergraduate Courses Admission to First year3 year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
4 year Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm)
Lateral Entry to the second year ofB.Tech. –for Diploma holders
B.Tech. for B.Sc. graduates
Post Graduate Courses2 year Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
2 year Master of Business Administration (MBA)
M.Sc.( Maths)
M.Sc (Physics )
M.Sc.(Chemistry)
12 MTech specializations in 5 Engineering disciplines- Civil Engg., Electronic & Comm Engg., Mechanical Engg., Computer Sci. & Engg. / Information Technology, Electrical Engg,

Harcourt Butler Technical University (HBTU), Kanpur

Lateral Entry to the second year ofB.Tech. –for Diploma holders
B.Tech. for B.Sc. graduates

Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University, Bareilly

Undergraduate Courses Admission to First year ofBachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm).
Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT)
Lateral Entry to the 2nd year ofBachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm).
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.)
Post Graduate CoursesMaster of Computer Applications (MCA)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Eligibility to Register for UPCET 2021

The aspirants who want to appear for the Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test must possess the required eligibility conditions as per the information brochure. The details of the eligibility are as follows –

Residential EligibilityCandidate or his/ her mother should be a permanent domicile of Uttar Pradesh
Age LimitThere is no age limit for admission to the courses covered in UPCET-2021
Educational CriteriaGet the Details Here

How to Apply for UPCET 2021 Registration ?

The interested candidates have to apply for UPCET-2021 “Online” only through the dedicated direct link at the official website at www.nta.nic.in. The application Form other than online mode will not be valid, in any case. Moreover, a candidate can submit only one application. However, a candidate can apply for more than one course in the same Application Form subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria and on payment of applicable fees. Now, when the candidates visit the NTA website, he/she shall find two application forms links. These two application links are for –

  • For UG courses, MBA (Integrated) and MCA (Integrated) and
  • For Post Graduate Courses.

Thus, the candidates should choose the correct form as applicable to them, before filling the application form.

Particulars to Apply for NTA UPCET 2021 Online Application

The interested applicant should keep the following particulars ready to apply and complete the UPCET Application Form smoothly.

  • A computer with proper internet connectivity.
  • The Date of Birth (as per Class X Board Certificate),
  • Govt Identity Details like Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)/ Election Card (EPIC No.)/ Passport number/ Ration Card Number/ Bank Account Number/ PAN Number/ Other valid Govt IDs.
  • Educational/ Qualification details,
  • Scanned clear passport photograph in JPG/JPEG format (size between 10 kb–200 kb) either in colour or black & white.
  • Scanned clear signature in JPG/JPEG format (size between 4 kb–30 kb),
  • Bank account details for payment of fee,
  • A valid e-mail Id and mobile number.

Steps to Apply Online for UPCET 2021 Registration

Time needed: 5 minutes.

The NTA Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test Application cum registration process is actually a set of four steps. So, here these for steps of application are discussed. Interested applicants can refer to these to apply and complete the form fill up within the deadline.

  1. Step-1: Register and Generate Application Number

    At first, the interested candidate should click the course wise correct online Application Link and enter the all the details. After successful submission of the personal details, the Application number will be generated. The candidates shall have to use this Application Number and Password created for the remaining steps of the application form.

  2. Step-2: Complete the Application Form

    In this stage, the candidate can login with the system generated Application Number and Password to complete the Application Form. Candidate should enter the personal & educational details, domicile, select the Exam Centre.

  3. Step-3: Uploading of required images.

    Here the applicant shall have to upload scanned images in JPG/JPEG format of the following –
    1. Photograph
    2. Signature
    3. Medical Certificate for PWD Candidates.
    Note: Candidates should upload the correct Photograph and Signature as the facility for correction in images will not be available later.

  4. Step-4: Fees Payment

    Finally, the candidate has to select Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking/ Paytm or UPI option to pay the application fee and follow the online instruction to complete the payment of fee. After successful payment, candidate will be able to print the confirmation Page.

UPCET 2021 Notification | Important Links

Information BrochureDownload
Application FormClick Here
Eligibility DetailsClick Here
Exam Pattern & SyllabusClick Here
Admit Card / Exam DateClick Here
Answer KeysClick Here
ResultsClick Here
Merit ListClick Here

Finally the candidates who are desirous of applying for the UPCET 2021 may apply online at NTA website at https://upcet.nta.nic.in. However, for any queries or /clarifications, candidates can call NTA Help Desk at 011 4075 9000 or write to NTA at [email protected]

We hope the information on UPCET 2021 has been useful to the aspirants. Hence, we suggest them to stay connected and refer the important links section above.

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