JEECUP, or Joint Entrance Examination Council (Polytechnic), Uttar Pradesh, is a state-level entrance exam conducted by the Joint Entrance Examination Council, Uttar Pradesh (JEECUP) for admission to various diploma courses in engineering, pharmacy, agriculture, and paramedical streams in the government and private polytechnic colleges of Uttar Pradesh. JEECUP 2021 was held on August 31 and September 1, 2021, in online mode as a computer-based test. In this blog post, we will provide you with all the essential information about JEECUP 2021, such as exam dates, eligibility criteria, the application process, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result, counseling, and more.
JEECUP 2021 Exam Dates
The JEECUP 2021 exam dates were announced by the JEECUP on its official website. The exam was conducted in two shifts: morning shift from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and evening shift from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM. The exam dates for different groups of courses were as follows:
- Group A (Engineering/Technology Diploma Courses): August 31, 2021 (Morning Shift)
- Group E1 (Pharmacy Diploma Courses): August 31, 2021 (Evening Shift)
- Group E2 (Pharmacy Diploma Courses): August 31, 2021 (Evening Shift)
- Group B (Agriculture Engineering Diploma Courses): September 1, 2021 (Morning Shift)
- Group C (Fashion Design/Home Science/Textile Design Diploma Courses): September 1, 2021 (Morning Shift)
- Group D (Modern Office Management and Secretarial Practice/ Library and Information Science Diploma Courses): September 1, 2021 (Morning Shift)
- Group F (Post Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology): September 1, 2021 (Morning Shift)
- Group G (Post Graduate Diploma Courses): September 1, 2021 (Morning Shift)
- Group H (Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology): September 1, 2021 (Evening Shift)
- Group I (Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering): September 1, 2021 (Evening Shift)
- Group K1 to K8 (Lateral Entry in Engineering/Technology Diploma Courses): September 1, 2021 (Evening Shift)
JEECUP 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The JEECUP 2021 eligibility criteria varied depending on the group and course chosen by the candidates. However, some of the common criteria were as follows:
- Nationality: The candidates must be Indian citizens and permanent residents of Uttar Pradesh.
- Age limit: The candidates must have completed 14 years of age as on July 1, 2021. There was no upper age limit for any group or course.
- Educational qualification: The candidates must have passed or appeared in the qualifying examination from a recognized board or university with the required subjects and marks. The qualifying examination and minimum marks for different groups and courses were as follows:
|Group|Course|Qualifying Examination|Minimum Marks| |A|Engineering/Technology Diploma|10th or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics|35%| |E1|Pharmacy Diploma|10+2 or equivalent with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with Mathematics/Biology|50% for general category and 45% for reserved category| |E2|Pharmacy Diploma|10+2 or equivalent with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with Mathematics/Biology|50% for general category and 45% for reserved category| |B|Agriculture Engineering Diploma|10th or equivalent with Agriculture or 10+2 with Agriculture as one of the subjects|35%| |C|Fashion Design/Home Science/Textile Design Diploma|10th or equivalent|35%| |D|Modern Office Management and Secretarial Practice Diploma|10+2 or equivalent with Hindi and English subjects in class 10th or class 12th|35%| |D|Library and Information Science Diploma|10+2 or equivalent|35%| |F|Post Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology|B.Sc. or equivalent with Biology/Chemistry/Biochemistry subjects|-| |G|Post Graduate Diploma Courses|Graduation or equivalent in any discipline|-| |H|Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology|10+2 or equivalent with English subject|-| |I|Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering |10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects |50%| K1 to K8 |Lateral Entry in Engineering/Technology Diploma |10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects or ITI or Intermediate Vocational or Intermediate Science or B.Sc. or equivalent |-|
For more details on the eligibility criteria for different groups and courses, please refer to the official information brochure of JEECUP 2021.
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JEECUP 2021 Application Process
The JEECUP 2021 application process was completely online and consisted of the following steps:
- Online registration: The candidates had to register on the official website of JEECUP by providing their name, mobile number, email address, and password. They received an application number and password on their registered email and mobile number.
- Online application form filling: The candidates had to login with their application number and password and fill the online application form with their personal, academic, and contact details. They also had to choose their preferred group, course, exam centre, and reservation category.
- Online application fee payment: The candidates had to pay the non-refundable application fee through online mode using debit card, credit card, net banking, or UPI. The application fee was Rs. 300/- for general category and Rs. 200/- for reserved category candidates.
- Online application form submission: The candidates had to submit the online application form after verifying all the details. They also had to take a printout of the confirmation page for future reference.
- Online application form correction: The candidates could make corrections in their online application form within a specified period through the official website of JEECUP. No corrections were allowed after the last date.
JEECUP 2021 Exam Pattern
The JEECUP 2021 exam pattern was as follows:
- Mode of exam: The exam was conducted in online mode as a computer-based test.
- Duration of exam: The exam was of three hours duration for each group.
- Number of questions: The exam had 100 questions for each group except Group I, which had 90 questions.
- Type of questions: The questions were of objective type (multiple choice questions) with four options each.
- Marking scheme: Each question carried four marks. There was negative marking of one mark for each wrong answer.
JEECUP 2021 Syllabus
The JEECUP 2021 syllabus was based on the syllabus of the qualifying examination for each group and course. The syllabus covered the topics from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, English, Hindi, General Awareness, Reasoning, etc. For more details on the syllabus for different groups and courses, please refer to the official information brochure of JEECUP 2021.
JEECUP 2021 Admit Card
The JEECUP 2021 admit card was released online on the official website of JEECUP a few days before the exam date. The candidates had to download their admit card by entering their application number and password. The admit card contained the details such as name of the candidate, roll number, exam date, time, centre, instructions etc. The candidates had to carry their admit card along with a valid photo ID proof to the exam centre. No candidate was allowed to enter the exam hall without the admit card.
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JEECUP 2021 Result
The JEECUP 2021 result was declared online on the official website of JEECUP after the completion of the exam. The candidates had to check their result by entering their roll number and date of birth. The result displayed the marks obtained by the candidates in each subject group and their overall rank. The candidates who qualified the exam were eligible for the counselling process.
JEECUP 2021 Counselling
The JEECUP 2021 counselling process was conducted online by the JEECUP after the declaration of the result. The counselling process involved the following steps:
- Registration: The qualified candidates had to register online for the counselling process by paying a non-refundable counselling fee of Rs. 250/- for all categories.
- Choice filling: The registered candidates had to fill their choices of courses and colleges as per their preference and rank. They could also edit or lock their choices within a specified period.
- Seat allotment: The seat allotment was done on the basis of the merit rank of the candidates and their choices filled. The candidates could check their seat allotment status online on the official website of JEECUP.
- Document verification: The allotted candidates had to report to the verification centre with their original documents such as admit card, result card, counselling letter etc. for verification. They also had to pay a part admission fee of Rs. 3,000/- for all categories.
- Final admission: The verified candidates had to report to the allotted college with their provisional allotment letter and other documents for final admission.