UPCET 2021: Exam to be conducted tomorrow; Check exam guidelines and instructions here

The NTA is going to conduct the UPCET test tomorrow in CBT mode, candidates are advised to download the admit card and check exam day instructions here.

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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will begin the Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test (UPCET) from tomorrow, September 5, 2021. The UPCET entrance examination will be conducted in a computer-based mode for the duration of 2 hours. The UPCET 2021 exam will be held from 8 am to 10 am. The question paper of UPCET 2021 will consist of four sections - English Language, Number Aptitude, Thinking and Decision Making, and General Awareness. Candidates should also note that there will be no negative marking.

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The authority has mentioned the UPCET exam day guidelines on the admit card. Candidates are required to follow all these guidelines during the UPCET 2021 exam. UPCET 2021 will be held at various examination centers in 57 cities across India. According to the exam centers, out of 57 cities, 41 centers are in Uttar Pradesh and the rest are in other states of India.

UPCET 2021 Important dates

UPCET programmes

UPCET dates

UPSEE exam timing

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

September 5, 2021

Shift I: 8 am to 10 am

M.Sc. (Maths/ Physics/ Chemistry)

September 5, 2021

Shift II: 12 pm to 2 pm

Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)

September 5, 2021

M. Tech. (Civil/ Computer Science & Engg./ Information Technology/ Electrical Engineering/ Electronics & Comm. Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering)

September 5, 2021

Shift III: 4 pm to 6 pm

MCA (Master of Computer Application)

September 5, 2021

MCA (Integrated)

September 6, 2021

Shift I: 8 am to 10 am

B.Tech. (Lateral Entry for Diploma holders)

September 6, 2021

B. Pharm. (Lateral Entry)

September 6, 2021

BHMCT, B. Des, BFA, BFAD, B. Voc. And MBA (Integrated))

September 6, 2021

Shift II: 12 pm to 2 pm

First-year of BBA

September 6, 2021

B. Pharm

September 6, 2021

Shift III: 4 pm to 6 pm

B. Tech (Lateral Entry for B.Sc. Graduates)

September 6, 2021

First-year of B. Tech. (BT) First-year of B. Tech (AG)

September 6, 2021

UPCET 2021 admit card

The candidates should download the UPCET admit card from the official website of UPCET and should carry it to the examination centre, without which candidates will not be allowed to take the UPCET 2021 exam. The details mentioned on UPCET admit card includes

  • Student’s name

  • Student’s father’s name

  • Student’s gender

  • Photograph and signature of the student

  • Test centre name and address

  • Category/ Sub-category

UPCET exam pattern 2021



Mode of UPCET 2021 exam

Computer-based test (CBT)

Type of questions

Objective type comprising multiple choice question (MCQs)

Duration of the UPCET exam

2 hours (120 Minutes)

Marking scheme

  • For each correct answer, the reward is +4 marks

  • There is no negative marking

There are 4 sections in the UPCET question paper, check the below table to know the number of questions per each section and their weightage.


Number of Questions

Total Marks

English Language



Number Aptitude



Thinking and Decision Making



General Awareness






UPCET 2021 exam day guidelines

Candidates appearing for tomorrow's UPSEE exam must follow the following instructions

  • It is mandatory to carry UPCET admit card 2021 for the entrance exam along with a valid photo ID proof to the UPCET 2021 exam centres.

  • Students must reach their allotted UPCET exam centres at least 60 minutes before the commencement of the exam.

  • Candidates will not be allowed to carry any electronic devices like mobile phones, Bluetooth, calculators, smartwatches to the examination hall.

  • Students must follow all COVID norms like wearing masks, maintaining social distancing, etc. at the UPCET exam centres.

  • Candidates carrying any text material, printed or written, scraps of paper or any other material other than those inside the examination room will be barred from participating in the examination.

About UPCET 2021

UPCET is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the National Testing Agency. Through the UPCET exam, the candidates are offered admissions into various undergraduate and postgraduate professional courses into private unaided institutions affiliated to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology (MMMUT), and some other state universities of Uttar Pradesh and Government/ Govt aided institutions for the academic session 2021-2022.

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