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

Sakunth Kumar

Updated On: June 13, 2024 11:29 am IST | JEE Main

UPTAC UP BTech Admission 2024 is done based on entrance JEE Main scores through online counselling conducted by Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU). Uttar Pradesh BTech Admission Counselling 2024 has commenced from June 11, 2024. 

UPTAC UP B.Tech Admission 2024

UPTAC UP B.Tech Admission 2024: The UP BTech Admission 2024 is done mainly based on the JEE Main scores and counselling organised by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU). Students with a valid score in JEE Mains can apply for admission to all BTech (Bachelor of Technology) programs excluding BTech Biotechnology and BTech Agricultural Engineering. Following the release of JEE Main Result 2024 , AKTU has released the UPTAC BTech Application Form 2024 on June 11, 2024. The last date to apply for UPTAC UP B.Tech Admission 2024 is July 10, 2024.

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The UPTAC UP BTECH Admission 2024 is a state-level counselling procedure run by 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.

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

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), and 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.

UPTAC UP BTech Admission 2024 Highlights

Candidates can check the key highlights of 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

UP BTech Admission Process

Via UPTAC counselling

Mode of registration


Entrance Exams Accepted for UPTAC UP BTech Admission 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 UP B.Tech admissions. Candidates who wish to secure admission to the top government BTech colleges in Uttar Pradesh 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 UP BTech admission 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: The UP B.Tech admission aspirants from the home state 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.

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Uttar Pradesh Engineering Admission Dates 2024

The Uttar Pradesh B.E/B.Tech admission process will be conducted in online mode. The UP BTech admission process is initiated after the announcement of board exam results (Class 12 or intermediate) and entrance exam results. The B. Tech admission dates of Uttar Pradesh have been updated below in the table.

Event Dates
Start Date of Registration, Payment of Fee, Document Upload June 11, 2024
Last date to apply for Uttar Pradesh B.Tech Admission 2024 July 10, 2024
Last date of Document Verification TBA
Start and End Date of Online Choice Filling and Locking September 2024
Seat Allotment Round 1 September 2024
Payment of Seat Confirmation (20000/12000) September 2024
Online Choice Filling (alteration) and Locking (Round 2) September 2024
Online Choice Filling (alteration) and Locking September 2024
UPTAC 2024 Seat Allotment Round 2 September 2024
Seat Allotment Round 2 confirmation (Online Willingness (Freeze/Float)) and Payment of Seat Confirmation (20000/12000) September 2024
Online Withdrawal (Refund 15000/9000) September 2024
Round 3 - Online Choice Locking (last option to change the choices) September 2024
UPTAC 2024 Seat Allotment Round 3 (Candidates with first choice allotted will be auto-freeze) September 2024
Round 3 confirmation of seat allotment September 2024
Online Withdrawal (Last option to withdraw from counselling, Refund 10000/6000) September 2024
UPTAC 2024 Seat Allotment Round 4 (auto freeze for all candidates) October 2024
Payment of Seat Confirmation fee for new allotment if any (20000/12000) October 2024
Physical Reporting of freeze candidates at the allotted Institution October 2024
Online willingness for internal sliding October 2024
Round 5 Seat Allotment (Internal Sliding Govt. Institutions) October 2024
Seat vacancy For UPTAC Special Round October 2024
Registration, Fee Payment and Document Verification for Special Round 1 October 2024
UPTAC 2024 Choice Filling October 2024
Round 6 Seat Allotment (Govt. Institutions) October 2024
Physical Reporting October 2024
Seat vacancy For Special Round 2 October 2024
Registration, Fee Payment and Document Verification for Special Round 2 October 2024
Choice Filling October 2024
Round 7 Seat Allotment (Govt. Institutions) October 2024
Physical Reporting October 2024

Uttar Pradesh B Tech Admission Procedure 2024

Central Admission Board (CAB) headed by AKTU conducts the admission process for Uttar Pradesh B.Tech/ B.E courses. The UP BTech 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 BTech 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 2024 .

  • 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 for UPTAC UP BTech admission 2024 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 form 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 for 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

Reservation Policy for Uttar Pradesh B Tech Admission 2024

The UP BTech 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 applies 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


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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 for UP BTech admission is prepared based on the JEE Main scores. Candidates having their names on the UP BTech merit list will be considered for UPTAC UP B.Tech Admission 2024. 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 uptac.admissions.nic.in. 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 the difficulty of the JEE Main exam, the availability of seats, the merit of the candidates in JEE Main, previous year cutoff trends, the total number of candidates who appeared for the JEE Main exam, and the total number of qualified candidates.

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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 admission 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 period 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 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 UP B.Tech admission 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 UPTAC UP B.Tech Admission 2024 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 UPTAC UP B.Tech Admission 2024 exam score.

UP BTech 2024 Seat Allotment Procedure

The result of the UP BTech Seat Allotment 2024 will be released in an online mode, after each round of the counselling procedure. The seats will be allotted based on the marks secured in the JEE Main entrance examination, choices filed, and the availability of the seats. One can check the seat allotment result with the help of their login credentials. Furthermore, once the seat is allotted to the candidate, he/ she must confirm the acceptance within the specified deadline.

Steps to Check UPTAC UP BTech Seat Allotment Result

  • Visit the official website, ie, uptac.admissions.nic.in.
  • Click on the ‘UP BTech Seat Allotment Result’ Link.
  • Fill in the required credentials.
  • Download the result and save it for future reference.

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 for UP BTech admission –

Name of the College


Expected Seat Matrix

Amity University, Lucknow Lucknow Not Available
AIMT Lucknow Lucknow Not Available
GCRG Lucknow Lucknow Not Available

Anand Engineering College (AEC) Agra



United College of Engineering and Research



Ideal Institute of Management and Technology



Indraprastha Engineering College



Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering & Technology



Maharana Pratap Group of Institutions



Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), Lucknow




Gautam Buddha Nagar


Aligarh Group of Colleges



Bharat Institute of Technology (BIT), Meerut



Prasad Institute of Technology



Kanpur Institute of Technology and Pharmacy



Lucknow Institute of Technology



Ashoka Institute of Technology and Management (AITM), Varanasi



KIPM College of Engineering and Technology



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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.


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 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 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 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.

When will the UPTAC counselling 2024 start?

The UPTAC application form 2024 has started from June 11, 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.


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.


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.


Who conducts UPSEE Counselling for B.Tech?

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

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.


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.



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