Confused about your exam or college applications?
Be the First to Know
Get Access to Latest Updates
The Uttar Pradesh Common Entrance Test (UPCET), which was previously known as Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE), is a state-level entrance examination conducted for admission to several undergraduate and postgraduate courses in colleges affiliated to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU). UPCET covers a wide spectrum of courses under various specializations and hence the syllabus of the UPCET exam is very vast.
A total of 8 papers are part of UPCET, each with a different syllabus and pattern. However, a candidate only has to appear for a single paper out of the 8. For some courses, candidates have a choice between some of the papers and they can appear for multiple papers as well. Which UPCET paper a candidate has to attempt depends on the choice of course of the candidate and the UPCET exam pattern.
Candidates applying for the Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT) course have to appear for the 'Paper-4' in the UPCET exam. Paper-4 of UPCET is the 'Aptitude Test for General Awareness' paper and it is conducted for admission to the BHMCT course and some other courses. The UPCET BHMCT Syllabus includes a single paper only. Broadly speaking, questions from Reasoning, Quant, General Knowledge and English are asked in the UPCET BHMCT exam.
NTA will release the UPCET BHMCT important dates, exam pattern and syllabus on the official website of the exam. Candidates who are applying for the exam must ensure that they have proper knowledge of the exam pattern and detailed syllabus of the UPCET BHMCT to ensure effective and targeted preparation. Applicants must also check the best books for UPCET BHMCT exam preparation.
UPCET BHMCT Overview 2021
The table below gives an overview of the UPCET BHMCT exam.
Highlights of UPSEE BHMCT 2021
Uttar Pradesh Common Entrance Test for Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology
Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam for Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology
National Testing Agency (NTA)
Offline (Pen and Paper Based)
English and Hindi
UPCET BHMCT 2021 Important Dates
The important dates for the UPCET BHMCT exam have been released by AKTU and can be checked in the table below.
UPCET Important Dates
UPCET BHMCT Application Form Release
April 1, 2021
Last Date to Apply for UPCET BHMCT
UPCET BHMCT Admit Card Release
To Be Announced
UPCET BHMCT Exam Date
UPCET BHMCT Result Declaration
To Be Announced
UPCET BHMCT Counselling Start
To Be Announced
UPCET BHMCT 2021 Exam Pattern
Given below are the important details about the UPCET BHMCT exam pattern.
UPCET BHMCT Exam Pattern
No. of Questions
Type of Questions
Objective Type (MCQ)
UPCET 2021 BHMCT Syllabus
The detailed syllabus of the UPCET Aptitude Test for General Awareness conducted for BHMCT aspirants can be found in the table given below.
Syllabus for UPCET BHMCT
|Reasoning & Logical Deduction|
|Numerical Ability & Scientific Aptitude|
UPCET BHMCT 2021 Preparation Tips and Best Books
The UPCET BHMCT paper is an overall test of a candidate's knowledge and abilities. The exam also tests the aptitude, analytical skills and general awareness of a candidate. Accordingly, the exam and preparation should be focused more on improving the overall awareness and aptitude levels and less on rigorous study of academic subjects.
Candidates must note that the level of science and maths questions in UPCET BHMCT is mostly from class 10th over lower. Very general questions especially from the science section are asked in the exam and the level of maths questions is also kept so that High School level preparation is required to crack the exam. Candidates can check the best books for UPCET BHMCT preparation given below.
General Knowledge by Arihant
NCERT Class IX Mathematics
NCERT Class X Mathematics
Word Power Made Easy
NCERT Science Books
Grammar Error Spot by A. Upadhyay
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R S Aggarwal
Apart from the best books for UPCET preparation, it is also essential that candidates use the UPCET previous year question papers in their exam preparation.
UPCET 2021 List of Courses
Here is the stream-wise list of courses covered in the UPCET exam.
Also Read:Hotel Management Admissions in India
UPCET BHMCT is a gateway to some of the best hotel management colleges in Uttar Pradesh. It is important that applicants have a good idea of the type and level of difficulty of questions in the UPCET BHCMT before attempting the exam by solving mock tests and previous year question papers. For any doubts regarding the UPCET BHMCT syllabus, ask our experts on the CollegeDekho QnA Zone.
|Direct Hotel Management Admission Without Entrance Exam: Admission Process, Eligibility, Fees & Colleges||List of Hotel Management Entrance Exams 2021: Check Dates, Notification, Eligibility, Application Form|
For help with admissions and for FREE student counselling, fill our Common Application Form (CAF) or call on our toll-free student helpline number 1800-572-9877. Best of luck!