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Uttar Pradesh B.Tech Admissions 2022 – Dates, Entrance Exam (JEE Main), Eligibility, Selection Procedure, Application Form

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: July 13, 2022 08:45 pm IST | JEE Main

B.Tech admission in Uttar Pradesh will be based on JEE Main score from 2022. Check UP B.Tech admission dates, process, registration and counselling details. 

Uttar Pradesh B.Tech Admissions 2022

Uttar Pradesh (UP) is one of the biggest states in India with a good number of engineering colleges. UP engineering colleges are known for quality education. The online application process for Uttar Pradesh B.Tech Admission 2022 will begin soon in online mode. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) Lucknow is responsible for conducting the UP B.Tech admission process. Every year, lakhs of students compete for B.Tech admission in Uttar Pradesh, and the admission process of Uttar Pradesh for B.Tech courses is completely based on the merit of JEE Main. The online B.Tech counselling process in Uttar Pradesh offers more flexibility to students to choose colleges as per merit. In all, the Uttar Pradesh B.Tech admission process is hassle-free.

For all details about Uttar Pradesh B.Tech admissions 2022 such as B.Tech counselling dates of UP, B.Tech eligibility criteria in UP, Uttar Pradesh B.Tech selection procedure and other details here.

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About Uttar Pradesh B Tech Admissions 2022

AKTU will begin the B.Tech admission process in June. Usually, the B.Tech admission process begins after the announcement of JEE Main results and Class 12 (Intermediate) board exams.

Candidates can enrol in engineering programmes by undergoing national and state-level entrance examinations. Admission will be granted only to those who have taken and passed the entrance exam. Candidates can apply to take the test by filling out an application form. The seats will be allocated according to the candidates' rankings.

. All the details about Uttar Pradesh B.Tech admissions 2022 are available here.

Entrance Exams Accepted by Uttar Pradesh Engineering Colleges 2022

Engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh accept both state-level and national-level entrance exam scores for B.Tech admissions. The list of engineering entrance exams applicable for Uttar Pradesh B.Tech admission is –

All the government and private engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh accept JEE Main entrance exam scores for B.Tech admissions. Candidates who wish to secure admission in UP government engineering colleges or admission under Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) scheme must appear for JEE Main only. The state government seat-reservation rules are also applicable to the JEE Main exam. Therefore, the B.Tech aspirants of Uttar Pradesh must keep a track of important dates of JEE Main exam. 

Eligibility Criteria for B Tech Admission in Uttar Pradesh 2022

The Uttar Pradesh B.Tech admission eligibility criteria are as follows –

Domicile Rule: B.Tech aspirants from Uttar Pradesh and outside UP can apply for JEE Main examination, and are eligible for B.Tech admission in Uttar Pradesh. However, outside the UP domicile students are not eligible for the B.Tech seat in government engineering colleges across the state. The reservation policy of the state government for B.Tech admissions and the Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme is applicable to UP domicile students. Outside UP domicile students are not eligible for the fee waiver scheme.

Academic Requirements: B.Tech aspirants of Uttar Pradesh must have passed Class 12 with two compulsory subjects such as Physics and Mathematics along with an optional subject such as Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational Subject. The candidates must have at least 40-45% of marks in Intermediate (Class 12).

Entrance Test Score: The B.Tech aspirants of UP must have a valid JEE Main score to secure admission. For admission into government engineering colleges, only JEE Main score is valid.

Uttar Pradesh Engineering Admission Dates 2022

Uttar Pradesh engineering (B.E/ B.Tech) admission process begins in June. The B.Tech admission process 2022 in Uttar Pradesh will be initiated after the announcement of board exam results (Class 12 or intermediate) and entrance exam results. As the official B. Tech admission dates of Uttar Pradesh are not yet released, aspirants can check the tentative schedule here. The official Uttar Pradesh B.Tech admission dates will be updated here soon.

Event

Dates

Registration for counselling

To be Notified

Seat Allotment Round 1

To be Notified

Confirmation of Seat Allotment Round 1

To be Notified

Round 2 registration

To be Notified

Seat Allotment Round 2

To be Notified

Seat Allotment Round 2 confirmation

To be Notified

Round 3 counselling registration

To be Notified

Round 3 seat allotment

To be Notified

Round 3 confirmation of seat allotment

To be Notified

Spot Round

To be Notified

Uttar Pradesh Engineering (B Tech/B.E Admission Procedure) 2022

Central Admission Board (CAB) headed by AKTU conducts the admission process for Uttar Pradesh B.Tech/ B.E courses. The admission process for different categories in government and private engineering colleges is different. The UP B.Tech admission process is strictly bound to admission rules and procedures framed by the admission authority. More details are elaborated on below.

Merit-Based Admissions: The UP B.Tech admission process is completely based on the merit of candidates in JEE Main exam. Candidates with a valid JEE Main score can get admission into UP engineering colleges. However, the students will have to take part in a centralised/ online counselling process for B.Tech courses.

Seats Available under Different Scheme for First-Year B Tech Courses:

  • The numbers of seats/ admissions available in B.Tech courses at engineering colleges affiliated to AKTU are filled through JEE Main merit. A certain percentage of engineering seats will be deduced, and the rest will be allocated to JEE Main merit quota.

  • As per the UP state government rules, 15% of seats available in private engineering colleges can be filled by the respective institutes under Management/ NRI quota. These institutes must follow the government rules while conducting the admission process.

  • If there are any vacant seats after Management/ NRI quota admissions, such seats must be surrendered to the state government, which will be filled through JEE Main counselling.

  • UP government allocated 10% of seats in private engineering colleges to non-UP domicile students. Such seats must be filled through JEE Main merit.

Admission to Engineering Courses under Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme: As per AICTE rules, economically weaker meritorious students are eligible to seek B.Tech admission in UP under Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme. The colleges do not charge tuition fees from the students enrolled under the fee waiver scheme. The seats available under Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme in UP is 5% of the approved intake in the B.Tech course.

The UP B.Tech counselling process is an important aspect of the B.Tech admissions process of Uttar Pradesh, which is given below.

Uttar Pradesh B Tech Admission Reservation Policy 2022

The B.Tech admission reservation policy of Uttar Pradesh is divided into two types –

Vertical Reservation (Category-Based Reservation):

Total 50% of engineering seats in UP are reserved for OBC, ST and SC categories. The details are given below -

Name of the Category

Percentage of Seats Reserved

OBC

27%

ST

2%

SC

21%

Horizontal Reservation

Horizontal reservation is applicable to the sub-category available in each category. The details are given below –

Sub-Category Code

Name of the Sub-Category

Percentage of Seats Reserved

UPGL

Female Candidates

20%

PH/ Disabled

UPHC

3%

UPAF

Sons/ Daughters of Defence Personnel (UP)

5%

UPFF

Dependents of UP Freedom Fighters

2%

Uttar Pradesh B Tech Counselling Process 2022

The online counselling process for Uttar Pradesh B.Tech admissions begins in June, and the candidates must register on the official website of UPSEE for the counselling process. The UP counselling process for B.Tech courses involves different stages, and it is quite different from the counselling procedures of other states. All the details about the UP B.Tech counselling procedure can be checked below.

Registration: Only JEE Mains qualifiers are allowed to register for the UP B.Tech online counselling process. 

  • All the candidates who have qualified for JEE Main must visit the official website of UPSEE to register for the counselling process.

  • Click on the relevant registration link for UP B.Tech counselling.

  • On the registration page, the candidates will have to enter JEE Main Application Number to register for the B.Tech counselling process.

  • A new page will open with all the details of the candidates.

  • Check the details and proceed to document uploading.

Uploading & Verification of Documents: The candidates must upload the scanned copies of relevant documents/ certificates during the online registration for the counselling process. There is no physical verification of documents, and the admission authority will verify the uploaded documents online. The documents must be uploaded in a prescribed format and size.

Registration Fee Payment: After uploading the relevant documents for verification, the candidates must pay the UP B.Tech counselling registration fee. The general category must pay Rs. 20,000 while SC/ST categories will have to pay Rs. 12,000. The payment made towards the registration fee will be adjusted with the first-year B.Tech tuition fee. After the seat allotment, the candidates can pay the remaining tuition fee.

Online Choice Filling: Online choice filling for B.Tech courses begins on the scheduled date, and the candidates who have paid the registration fee can fill the online choice form. The list of colleges and courses will be available on the official website, and the candidates can fill a maximum number of choices for B.Tech colleges and courses. You can make changes in the online choice filling form (if required).

Locking the Choice: If you are sure about the Online Choice Entry, click on the Lock the Choices option to submit your preferences. Once submitted, you cannot edit the option entry form.

The initial UP B.Tech counselling process concludes with the locking of choices, and the next stage is the seat allotment process.

Documents Required for B Tech Admission in Uttar Pradesh 2022

The candidates must upload the following documents at the time of online registration for the UP B.Tech counselling process –

  • Class 10 Certificate/ Mark Sheet

  • Class 12 Mark Sheet/ Certificate

  • Domicile Certificate/ Residence Certificate (If required)

  • Caste/ Category Certificate (If required)

  • Proof of Identity

  • Any other certificate prescribed by the admission authority

Uttar Pradesh B Tech Selection Process 2022

The selection process for B.Tech courses in Uttar Pradesh is completely based on the merit and rank of the candidates in the JEE Main exam. The seat allotment process involves different stages, which can be checked below –

Seat Allotment Results: As per the online choice entry form submitted by the candidates, AKTU will publish the seat allotment results on its website. The candidates can check the seat allotment results and choose the Freeze, Float or Withdraw option.

Freeze, Float, and Withdraw Option:

  • Candidates who are satisfied with the seat allotment must choose the ‘Freeze’ option, which means that they are confirming the seat. These candidates are not allowed to take part in the subsequent rounds of the B.Tech admission process.

  • Candidates who aspire for the upgradation of the seat must choose the ‘Float’ option, which means that they are confirming the current seat allotment, and are waiting for the upgradation of the seat. These candidates can take part in the subsequent rounds of the seat allotment process.

  • Candidates who want to opt-out of the admission process will have to choose the ‘Withdraw’ option, which means that they will not be allowed to take part in subsequent rounds of the online counselling process. Rs. 2,000 will be deducted from the counselling fee paid by the candidates, and the rest will be refunded to their respective bank accounts.

Physical Reporting to College: After confirming the seat, the candidates must report to the respective college with Seat Allotment Letter (to be printed from the official website). These candidates must pay the remaining tuition fee for the first-year B.Tech course.

AKTU conducts three rounds of online counselling process for B.Tech admissions. Finally, a spot round admission process will be conducted, and the candidates who failed to secure admission in any of the counselling rounds can apply for a spot admission round.

Top B Tech Colleges in Uttar Pradesh 2022

Here is the tabular list of some of the top B.Tech colleges in Uttar Pradesh along with seat matrix –

Name of the College

Location

Seat Matrix

Amity UniversityLucknowNot Available
Ambalika Institute of Management & TechnologyLucknowNot Available
GCRG Group of InstitutionsLucknowNot Available

Anand Engineering College

Agra

471

United College of Engineering and Research

Allahabad

918

Ideal Institute of Technology

Ghaziabad

434

Indraprastha Engineering College

Ghaziabad

750

Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering and Technology

Jhansi

357

Maharana Pratap Engineering College

Kanpur

470

Institute of Engineering and Technology

Lucknow

501

JSS Academy of Technical Education

Gautam Buddha Nagar

918

Aligarh College of Engineering and Technology

Aligarh

412

Bharat Institute of Technology

Meerut

471

Prasad Institute of Technology

Jaunpur

162

Kanpur Institute of Technology

Kanpur

405

Lucknow Institute of Technology

Lucknow

155

Ashoka Institute of Technology and Management

Varanasi

372

KIPM College of Engineering and Technology

Gorakhpur

270

For the list of more UP engineering colleges, click on the link below –

Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh, B.Tech Specialisations, and Fee Structure

We hope that this article has clarified all your doubts regarding Uttar Pradesh B.Tech admissions 2022. 

For the latest updates on UP B.Tech admissions 2022, stay tuned to CollegeDekho.

All the Best!

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