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UPTAC UP B.Tech Admission 2024: Dates, Counselling, Choice Filling, Seat Allotment

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: November 24, 2023 04:53 pm IST | JEE Main

The UPTAC application form 2024 is expected to be released in July 2024. Get UP B.Tech admission dates, process, registration and counselling details here. 

UPTAC UP B.Tech Admission 2024

Uttar Pradesh B.Tech Admissions 2024: 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. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University 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. 

UPTAC 2024 is a state-level counselling procedure run by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) for admission to different UG and PG Engineering, Management, CS IT, Pharmacy, and other degrees. Candidates who have a valid rank in JEE Main, NATA, CUET UG, and CUET PG will be eligible to participate in the UPTAC 2024 counselling procedure. The UPTAC 2024 application form is expected to be released in July 2024. 

Read this article to learn all about Uttar Pradesh B.Tech admissions 2024 such as B.Tech counselling dates of UP, B.Tech eligibility criteria in UP, Uttar Pradesh B.Tech selection procedure and other details.

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About Uttar Pradesh B Tech Admissions 2024

UPTAC stands for Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) Admission Counselling. This is the admissions process for undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, architecture, pharmacy, management, and other technical fields in the state of Uttar Pradesh, carried out by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (formerly known as Uttar Pradesh Technical University). Candidates who have passed entrance exams such as UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination), JEE Main are eligible to participate in UPTAC counselling sessions. Through UPTAC counselling candidates are assigned seats at participating UPTU-affiliated institutes according to their merit, preferences, and seat availability.

All the details about Uttar Pradesh B.Tech admissions 2024 are available here.

UPTAC UP BTech Admission 2024 Highlights

Candidates can check the key highlights pertaining to the UPTAC UP B.Tech admission 2024 from the table provided below.



UP BTech Admission 2024 

No entrance exam is conducted. Admissions are based on JEE Main scores.

Conducting Authority

Uttar Pradesh Technical Admission Counseling (UPTAC) for AKTU

Admission Process

Via UPTAC counselling

Mode of registration


Entrance Exams Accepted by Uttar Pradesh Engineering Colleges 2024

Uttar Pradesh engineering colleges accept state 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 to UP government engineering colleges or admission under the 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 track of important dates of JEE Main exam. 

Eligibility Criteria for B Tech Admission in Uttar Pradesh 2024

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 the 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 - 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 the JEE Main score is valid.

Uttar Pradesh Engineering Admission Dates 2024

The Uttar Pradesh engineering (B.E/ B.Tech) admission process will be conducted in online mode. The B.Tech admission process 2024 in Uttar Pradesh will be initiated after the announcement of board exam results (Class 12 or intermediate) and entrance exam results. We will update the B. Tech admission dates of Uttar Pradesh below in the table once it is released by the authorities. 



Start Date of Registration, Payment of Fee, Document Upload TBA
Last date to apply for Uttar Pradesh B.Tech Admission 2024TBA
Last date of Document VerificationTBA
Start and End Date of Online Choice Filling and LockingTBA

Seat Allotment Round 1

Payment of Seat Confirmation (20000/12000)TBA
Online Choice Filling (alteration) and Locking (Round 2)TBA
Online Choice Filling (alteration) and LockingTBA

UPTAC 2024 Seat Allotment Round 2


Seat Allotment Round 2 confirmation (Online Willingness (Freeze/Float)) and Payment of Seat Confirmation (20000/12000)

Online Withdrawal (Refund 15000/9000)TBA
Round 3 - Online Choice Locking (last option to change the choices)TBA

UPTAC 2024 Seat Allotment Round 3 (Candidates with first choice allotted will be auto-freeze)


Round 3 confirmation of seat allotment

Online Withdrawal (Last option to withdraw from counselling, Refund 10000/6000)TBA
UPTAC 2024 Seat Allotment Round 4 (auto freeze for all candidates)TBA
Payment of Seat Confirmation fee for new allotment if any (20000/12000)TBA
Physical Reporting of freeze candidates at the allotted InstitutionTBA
Online willingness for internal slidingTBA
Round 5 Seat Allotment (Internal Sliding Govt. Institutions)TBA
Seat vacancy For UPTAC Special RoundTBA
Registration, Fee Payment and Document Verification for Special Round 1TBA
UPTAC 2024 Choice FillingTBA
Round 6 Seat Allotment (Govt. Institutions)TBA
Physical ReportingTBA
Seat vacancy For Special Round 2TBA
Registration, Fee Payment and Document Verification for Special Round 2TBA
Choice FillingTBA
Round 7 Seat Allotment (Govt. Institutions)TBA
Physical ReportingTBA

Uttar Pradesh Engineering (B Tech/B.E Admission Procedure) 2024

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 number of seats/ admissions available in B.Tech courses at engineering colleges affiliated with AKTU is filled through JEE Main merit. A certain percentage of engineering seats will be deduced, and the rest will be allocated to the 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 the Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme. The colleges do not charge tuition fees for the students enrolled under the fee waiver scheme. The seats available under the Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme in UP are 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.

UPTAC UP BTech Application Fee

The category-wise application fee of UPTAC UP B.Tech admission has been mentioned in the table below.

Category of the candidate


Males/ Third Gender / General /OBC Category/ GEN-EWS

INR. 1300/-

Females / Scheduled castes / Scheduled tribes / PwD candidates of all categories

INR 650/-

UPTAC UP BTech 2024 Admission Form Correction

The conducting body will activate the portal for UP BTech application correction on the official website for the candidates who have made any error in the application form. Candidates will be able to edit their application form of UPTAC UP BTech 2024 within a specified deadline. No candidates will be permitted to change their application number, applicant name, parent's name, and date of birth. Only the following areas will be allowed to edit during theUPTAC UP BTech 2024 application correction:

  • Gender
  • Category
  • Parent Domicile
  • Qualifying Examination
  • Selection of Examination Centre
  • Registered Mobile Number
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Rural Weightage Claimed
  • Subcategory
  • Email Address
  • Qualifying Examination passed
  • Education Attributes
  • Subjects in Qualifying Examination
  • Seeking Admission For
  • Paper in which a candidate wishes to appear

Uttar Pradesh B Tech Admission Reservation Policy 2024

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

Vertical Reservation (Category-Based Reservation):

A total of 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







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


Female Candidates


PH/ Disabled




Sons/ Daughters of Defence Personnel (UP)



Dependents of UP Freedom Fighters


UPTAC UP B.Tech Merit List 2024

The conducting authority releases the UP BTech merit list for all categories online. The UP B.Tech merit list is prepared based on the JEE Main scores. Candidates having their names on the UP BTech merit list will be considered for admission. Moreover, the authorities will resort to the tie-breaking procedure if two candidates score equal marks in the merit list.

UP B.Tech Tie-Breaking Procedure

  • In case of the same scores, the applications with less negative marking will be given preference.
  • In case ties persist, the candidates with more aggregate marks in the Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry section of Paper 1 together will be given preference.
  • If the tie is still not broken, the older candidates will be given preference.

UP BTech Cutoff 2024

The conducting authority will announce the UP BTech 2024 cutoff on the official website Candidates will be able to check UP BTech cutoff scores via online mode. UP B.Tech cutoff will be made available after every round of counselling. The cutoff scores are determined by various factors including difficulty of the JEE Main exam, the availability of seats, the merit of the candidates in JEE Main, previous year cutoff trends, total number of candidates who appeared for the JEE Main exam, and total number of qualified candidates.

Uttar Pradesh B Tech Counselling Process 2024

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.


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 the 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 scanned copies of relevant documents/ certificates within the specified time periodduring 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 is done for the candidates who have paid the registration fee. The list of colleges and courses will be available on the official website, and the candidates can fill in in 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 2024

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 2024

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.

The spot round admission is done in offline mode. Candidates must bring the necessary paperwork and a demand draft made payable to the Finance Officer, AKTU Payable at Lucknow, at the address shown on the website. Documents will be verified at the UPTAC Counseling Venue. Following that, students will then be assigned  a seat and course at the appropriate institution based on their admission exam score.

Top B Tech Colleges in Uttar Pradesh 2024

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

Name of the College


Expected Seat Matrix

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

Anand Engineering College



United College of Engineering and Research 



Ideal Institute of Technology



Indraprastha Engineering College



Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering and Technology



Maharana Pratap Engineering College



Institute of Engineering and Technology



JSS Academy of Technical Education

Gautam Buddha Nagar


Aligarh College of Engineering and Technology



Bharat Institute of Technology



Prasad Institute of Technology



Kanpur Institute of Technology



Lucknow Institute of Technology



Ashoka Institute of Technology and Management



KIPM College of Engineering and Technology



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 2024. For more info on UP B.Tech admissions 2024, stay tuned to CollegeDekho.


I am appearing in my 12th examination, can I still apply for the UPCET BTech 2024?

As per the officials, appearing candidates are eligible for the registration.



Is there any exam for the B.Tech course in the UP BTech exam?

UP BTech admission 2024 is done on the basis of JEE Mains score. Once the application form of UPSEE is submitted, the counselling will be conducted for the B.Tech course in UPSEE.


Who conducts UPSEE Counselling for B.Tech?

Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University conducts the UP BTech 2024 counselling.

What is the eligibility criteria for UPTAC UP B.Tech admission?

Candidates must have qualified 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects to be eligible for UPTAC UP B.Tech admission.


How can candidates apply for UP B.Tech admission?

To apply for UP B.Tech 2024 admission, candidates have to fill the application form online at the official website.


What is the counseling process for B.Tech admission in UP?

The counseling process of UPTAC UP B.Tech admission involves registration, document verification, choice filling, seat allotment, seat confirmation, and reporting to the allotted institute. 


How to secure a seat under Management Quota in Private universities?

Management Quota is not handled by any government body. Instead, the institution head usually is responsible for the management seats. To secure such a seat, the applicants need to contact the college directly.


How many rounds of counselling are conducted by AKTU for B Tech admission 2024?

For B.Tech admissions, AKTU holds three rounds of online counseling. Finally, a spot round admission procedure will be held, and candidates who did not obtain admission in either of the counselling rounds would be eligible to apply.


What documents are needed for Uttar Pradesh B Tech admissions 2024?

Class 10 and 12 Certificates/ Mark Sheet, identity proof, Domicile Certificate/ Residence Certificate (If required), Caste/ Category Certificate (If required), etc are the documents are needed for Uttar Pradesh B Tech admissions 2023 counselling 2024.


What are the entrance exams accepted by Uttar Pradesh engineering colleges 2024?

JEE Main, GATE, and UPSEE are the entrance exams accepted by the Uttar Pradesh engineering colleges 2024.


When will the UPTAC counselling 2024 start?

The UPTAC application form 2024 is expected to be released in July 2024.

How can I get admission to the BTech course in UP?

BTech admission in Uttar Pradesh is done through UPTAC counselling. Candidates who have a valid score in UPSEE or JEE Main will be eligible for UPTAC 2024 counselling.

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