UPCET Exam Pattern 2022: UPTU/AKTU Complete Exam Pattern

UPCET Exam Pattern 2022: UPTU/AKTU Complete Exam Pattern

Finally, the wait is over, since NTA has released the UPCET exam pattern 2022 as a guide to candidates to learn about important details of the exam such as type of questions asked, marking scheme, total number of questions asked, and the paper the candidate needs to appear in. As per the latest UPCET 2022 exam pattern, the exam will depend on the candidate’s choice of course. For example, if a candidate chooses B.Tech, he/she has to appear in Paper 1. However, B.Tech (Biotechnology) candidates can opt for any of Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Key Instructions

  • The entrance exam will be based on multiple choice questions (MCQ’s) with one right answer and there will be No Negative Marking.
  • Students are required to fill the answers on an OMR sheet using a black or blue ballpoint pen.
  • Questions will be written in both English and Hindi for all papers excluding B.Arch.

UPCET Aspirants must follow the article attentively and lay down the key components of UPCET exam pattern 2022 into their preparation strategy to yield better results and get admission into college of their choice.

Distribution of Papers for UPCET Entrance Exam 2022

Course Papers
B.Tech/B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering) Paper 1
B.Tech (Bio Technology)/B.Pharm Paper 1 or 2
B.Tech(Agricultural Engineering only) Paper 3
B.Arch Paper 4
B.Tech(Lateral Entry for Diploma Holders) Paper 6
B.Pharm(Lateral Entry) Paper 7
B.Tech(Lateral Entry for B.sc Graduates) Paper 8
MBA Paper 9
MCA Paper 10
MCA(Lateral Entry) Paper 11

UPCET Exam Pattern 2022 in Details

Paper Subjects Type of Questions Total No. Of Questions Marks Duration
Paper 1 Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics 50 MCQs each 150 600 3 Hours

Paper 2


Physics , Chemistry and Biology


50 MCQs each

150 600 3 Hours
Paper 3 AG-1, AG-2 And AG-3 50 MCQs each 150 600 3 Hours

Paper 4

Aptitude Test for Architecture Part-A: Mathematics and Aesthetic Sensitivity Part–B: Drawing Aptitude



50 MCQs each of Mathematics and Aesthetic Sensitivity and 2 drawing questions








2 Hours 30 Minutes


Paper 5


Aptitude Test for General Awareness (BHMCT/BFAD/BFA)


75 MCQs


75 300 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Paper 6


Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Engineering (Lateral Entry)


75 MCQs 75 300 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Paper 7


Aptitude Test for Diploma Holders in Pharmacy (Lateral Entry)


75 MCQs


75 300 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Paper 8


Aptitude Test for B.Sc. Graduates in Engineering (Lateral Entry)


75 MCQs 75 300 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Paper 9


Aptitude Test for MBA

100 MCQs 100 400 2 Hours

Paper 10


Aptitude Test for MCA


100 MCQs






2 Hours


Paper 11

Aptitude Test for 2nd Year MCA (Lateral Entry) 100 MCQs 100 400 2 Hours

UPCET Marking Scheme 2022

Exam Mode Offline – Paper 1 to Paper 4

Online – Paper 5 to Paper 11

Type of Question Papers MCQ’s
Marks for Correct Answer +4
Marks for Wrong Answer 0
Medium of Language Hindi and English

UPCET Exam Syllabus 2022

Paper 1 – Mathematics:  Key Topics

Algebra, Probability, trigonometry, Dynamics, Coordinate Geometry, Calculus, vectors and statics.

Paper 1 and 2 – Physics: Key Topics

Measurement, Motion(1D), Laws of Motion, Heat and Thermodynamics, Wave, Ray Optics and Optical Instruments, Work, Power and Energy, Gravitation, Wave Optics, Mechanics of solid and fluids, Current Electricity, Electrostatic.

Paper 1 and 2 – Chemistry: Key Topics

Organic Chemistry (General), Colligative Property of solution, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding, Redox Reactions, Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics, Acid-Base Concepts, Electrochemistry, Catalysis, Colloids,  Periodic Table, Preparation and Properties, Thermochemistry, Isomerism, IUPAC, Polymers, Carbohydrates, Solid State, Petroleum.

Paper 2 – Biology: Key Topics

Zoology:  Organic Evolution, Origin of Life, Human Genetics and Eugenics, Applied Biology, Animal Physiology, Mammalian Physiology

Botany: Genetics, Seeds in angiospermic plants, Cell differentiation Plant Tissue, Algae, Bacteria, Fungi, Bryophyte, Pteridophyta, Plant Cell, Ecology.

Paper 3 – AG-1, AG-2, AG-3: Key Topics

AG-1:  Agricultural Physics, Agricultural Chemistry (Inorganic and Organic).

AG-2:  Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Statistics.

AG-3: Agronomy, Agricultural Botany.

Paper 4 – Aptitude for Architecture: Key Topics

Mathematics, Aesthetic Sensitivity, Drawing Aptitude.

Paper 5 – Aptitude for BHMCT/BFAD/BFA: Key Topics

Reasoning and Logical Deduction, English Language, General Knowledge, Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude.

Paper 6: Key Topics

Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Graphics, Basic Electrical Engineering, Basic Electronics Engineering, Elements of Computer Science, Basic Workshop Practice, Elementary Biology, Physics/Chemistry/Math of Diploma standard.

Paper 7: Key Topics

Pharmaceutics-I and II, Pharmaceutical Chemistry – I and II, Health Education & Community Pharmacy, Pharmacognosy, Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Harmacology and Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence, Drug Store and Business management, Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy.

Paper 8: Key Topics

Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential equations, Fourier series, Complex variables, Probability and Statistics.

Paper 9: Key Topics

English Language, Numerical Aptitude, Thinking and Decision making, General Awareness.

Paper 10: Key Topics

Mathematics, Statistics, Logical Ability

Paper 11: Key Topics

Mathematical Structure, Computing Concepts, Reasoning Ability


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