JEECUP stands for UP Joint Entrance Examination and is also called UP polytechnic exams. It is conducted annually by the Joint Entrance Examination Council of Uttar Pradesh, a.k.a Sanyukt Pravesh Pariksha Parishad. This state-level entrance examination is conducted for the admission of students into various ITIs, Diploma courses, and other programs offered at the Polytechnic and ITI institutions of Uttar Pradesh.
JEECUP 2020 was earlier scheduled in April, then postponed to May, and now the fresh dates for the examination are released. The revised dates are 19th and 25th July 2020.
Joint Entrance Examination Council, UP, was established on 4th November 19, 1986, under the society act-1860. It is a self-finance body and conducts examinations for the admission of the candidates to the ITI and Polytechnic Institutions, which are affiliated to the Board of Technical Education, UP. In all, it conducts examinations for 58 courses spread over 11 groups.
Candidates preparing for JEECUP examination must know these critical features of the JEECUP application form, so that they can fill the form timely and prepare well for the exam in advance -
The application form is available on the official website by the last week of December or the first week of January.
The form can be filled online only. Candidates need to fill it correctly and submit it before the deadline.
Also, the candidates need to fill the details for the registration before jumping to the application form. For the registration, the necessary information is required, including the name, Father’s Name, Date of birth, etc.
At this moment, the candidates must be careful to feed the right phone number at the initial steps, as this will help them receive any notifications further.
In addition to this, be careful to submit only one application, else you may face rejection in the submission.
JEECUP exam dates are announced well in advance with the release of the application form. However, this year's dates have been revised two times because of the CoronaVirus outbreak. The final dates are mentioned in the chart below.
JEECUP Exam Date
Admit cards for JEECUP 2020 can be downloaded 1-2 weeks before the examination date. They will be easily available on the main website. Candidates should login and enter the application number and password. They must note that the admit card is necessary to sit for the exam. Hence, they must preserve it till they are not admitted into the institution. Moreover, have a look at the details in the admit card as it will let them know the name and location of their examination center, date, and shift. Plus, if one finds any discrepancy in the admit card, contact the officials to the earliest.
JEECUP Cut off is the minimum qualifying mark that the candidate needs to obtain to take part in the further rounds of admission. The list of Cut off marks is released after the declaration of the JEECUP result. Now, the cutoff marks for a particular year depends on various factors like-
The number of candidates.
The number of institutions participating.
The difficulty level of the exam.
The total number of seats to be allotted.
Reservation of seats.
One can easily download the cut off marks which are available on the official website of JEECUP in PDF format. The cut off marks for the previous years help the applicants to analyze the probable qualifying marks for the present year.
The eligibility criteria for the JEECUP 2020 has to be checked before applying for the exam. A person can sit for the examination, only when he/ she fits the eligibility. Have a look at the basic norms of eligibility-
Indian citizenship is mandatory for the aspirant.
As it is the state-level examination, the candidates need to have a domicile certificate of Uttar Pradesh. There is no upper age limit to fill the form. However, one should be at least 14 years of age as on 1st July 2020, to meet the age criteria of JEECUP 2020.
The candidate must be at least 10th passed with a minimum of 35% from a recognized board. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics have to be the mandatory subjects in the 12th.
The information mentioned above is an overview of the eligibility criteria for JEECUP. The candidate must go through the detailed eligibility to know about the requirements according to different programs.
The prior knowledge of the exam pattern assists the aspirants for the preparation of the exam in the best possible way. Moreover, they need to be aware of the marking scheme to focus on important topics and prepare a useful strategy. Well, the exam syllabus differs from group to group, but pointers given below may help you understand the overall pattern of the JEECUP 2020 question paper.
There will be 100 questions, all objective types with four options each. Candidates need to choose one correct answer against each question.
The examination paper will be printed in Hindi and English both.
The JEECUP 2020 exam will be organized in offline mode, and the time allotted will be 3 hours.
The candidates are awarded four marks for every correct answer and deduction of 1 mark for every incorrect answer. There is no deduction for unattempted questions.
Please note that if a candidate marks more than one option as the answer, it will be considered wrong.
Candidates can check the result of JEECUP 2020 online at the official site of JEECUP within a month from the date of examination. The result will be in the form of a scorecard in which they will have a candidate name, score, and the total percentage. For the result, Candidates only need to enter roll no. and date of birth. Again, like the admit card, get a copy of the result during admission and keep it safe until the final step for the admission is done.
When the JEECUP result and cutoff is declared, the next step is to attend the counseling for the admission. The candidates are eligible for the counseling only when he/she qualifies for it. Every candidate who clears the cut off will have to register for the counseling as soon as it starts. The next will be the crucial step to attend the physical counseling in the college that is allotted to the candidate with the required documents. Furthermore, a candidate should consider the following points regarding counseling-
Consider the desired courses and institutes while filling the preferences in the counseling. The notification from the college is to be read carefully, and the documents have to be carried to ensure the smooth admission process.
The final allotment of the college is in the hands of the board, and it will depend on the score and the preferences of the candidate.
1. What are the documents required for admission through JEECUP 2020 counseling?
After the declaration of result and the cut off marks, the qualified candidate needs to register for online counseling. After a while, he/she will be allotted a few colleges depending upon the preferences and the score. The candidate will then have to reach the college or the center notified with the following documents-
10th class mark sheet and passing certificate.
12th mark sheet and passing certificate.
JEECUP 2020 admit card and result.
Transfer certificate and character certificate.
Passport size photograph.
Category certificate, if required.
2. Can the application form of JEECUP be edited if once submitted?
No, the application form cannot be edited, if submitted once. That is why it needs complete attention while it is filled. Plus, the details in the registration form are equally important and should be filled attentively, so that each piece of information in the admit card and the result match your 10th mark sheet and passing certificate.
What is the total fee for the JEECUP exam 2020? Does it vary with the categories? What are the modes of payment?
YES, the fee charged for the JEECUP 2020 application form varies according to the category. For general and OBC candidates, it is Rs. 300+ the bank charges, and for the SC/ST, it is 200+ bank charges.
The candidates can pay this application fee by debit card/credit card/net banking or SBI E-challan. Apart from this, there is a fee for the counseling registration as well. The candidate has to pay RS. Two hundred fifty while registering and get the print of the payment receipt with him.