AKTU makes Aadhaar card mandatory for UPSEE examination

AKTU makes Aadhaar card mandatory for UPSEE examination
AKTU makes Aadhaar card mandatory for UPSEE examination

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) for the academic year 2017-18 is held by Dr Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) on Sunday (April 16).

The university has put stringent rules for UPSEE applicants and has made Aadhaar card mandatory for them to sit in the examinations.

“We had earlier informed as well that no applicant will be allowed to register for the entrance test without his/her Aadhaar number. It is compulsory for them to bring their Aadhaar card to the examination centres on April 16 for verification,” said Professor Kuldeep Sahay, exam controller, AKTU.

The examination has been divided into four papers including, paper 1 of BTech or BPharma, paper 2 of BTech in Biotechnology, Paper 3 of BTech in Agriculture and Paper 4 of BArch.

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As many as 176 centres have been made for the examination across the country, out of which, 162 will be in the state and 14 centres will be in different cities across India such as Delhi, Jaipur, Dehradun, Ranchi, Patna, Kolkata and Bhopal.

A total of 1,41,961 students have applied for the UPSEE, which will offer admissions in over 900 affiliated and associated colleges of AKTU across the state.

It is worth mentioning that every year, AKTU organises country-level entrance test for admissions in undergraduate courses such as mechanical engineering, pharmacy, agriculture, computer science and management.