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UPSEE 2021 Cut off, Previous Years' Toppers and Cut offs

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Himanshi Sharma

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AKTU will be release UPSEE 2021 Cutoff soon after the counselling in the form of Opening and Closing Ranks (OR, CR) for each round of counselling. These cutoffs may vary for different courses, colleges, and categories of candidates. AKTU takes in account various factors such as previous year cutoff trends, number of applicants, etc. 

Meanwhile, UPSEE 2021 Results will be announced and the Counselling schedule is to start from October 19, 2021(tentatively). Click here to predict your suitable college

UPSEE 2021 aspirants are advised to go through the cutoff to determine the college in which they can apply for admission. In the following article, the expected cutoff range for UPSEE 2021 is provided along with the previous years’ cutoffs and factors affecting UPSEE cutoff.

  • UPSEE Cutoff is released mainly for B.Tech aspirants along with MBA and MCA aspirants as the number of applied candidates for these courses is more than the number of seats available.
  • Candidates who will qualify the entrance examination and meet the cutoff will be eligible for UPSEE 2021 Counselling process to get admission in engineering courses.
  • Around 261 government and private colleges are affiliated to the AKTU and each of these institutes will maintain separate UPSEE Cutoff ranks.

Expected Cutoff 2021

Expected UPSEE 2021 Cutoff

UPSEE 2021 marks vs expected cut off rank relation are provided in the table given below.

Rank Range (Marks) Expected UPSEE Cutoff
Above 500 1 - 600
475 - 499 601 - 1050
400 - 474 1051 - 7050
350 - 399 7051 - 16000
300 - 349 16001 - 25000
250 - 299 25001 - 30000
120 - 199 30001 –90000
Below 120 Above 90000

Qualifying Marks

Qualifying Marks for UPSEE 2021

The cut-off percentage marks in UPSEE 2021 for the merit of successful candidates are mentioned in the following table:

Category Minimum Qualifying marks
General 25%
OBC 25%
SC 20%
ST 25%

Candidates securing marks equal or above the minimum qualifying marks will be eligible for UPSEE Counselling.

Factors affecting Cutoff

Factors Affecting UPSEE Cutoff

Below given are the most important factors that help to derive UPSEE cutoff each year:

  • Total number of candidates appeared for the exam
  • Level of difficulty of the exam
  • Number of qualified candidates 
  • Overall performance of qualified candidates
  • Number of participating institutes
  • Number of available seats
  • Previous year cutoff trends

Toppers List 2019

UPSEE 2019 Toppers List

Below given is a list of top 3 UPSEE 2019 toppers in various fields:

Rank B.Tech Toppers B.Pharma Toppers B.Arch Toppers MCA Toppers MBA Toppers
1 Prashant Mishra Mohammed Shoaib Saisha Monga Ankur Dubey Sandeep Singh
2 Arvind Aggarwal Shivangi Vidhit Singhal Shivam Bisen Piyish Singhal
3 Dhairya Gupta Mohit Kumar Anus Khan Yash Porwar Piyush Rastogi

Previous Year Cutoff

Branch-wise Previous Year UPSEE Cutoff

Below mentioned are the previous year UPSEE Cutoffs for top engineering branches.

Course Name Opening Rank Closing Rank
Computer Science Engineering 306 127585
Mechanical Engineering 155 127845
Electrical Engineering 412 127407
Electronics Engineering 149 104262
Information Technology 343 127124
Aeronautical Engineering 4377 86747
Civil Engineering 678 127764
Bio-Technology Engineering 21 6402
Chemical Engineering 701 125216
Electronics and Communication Engineering 107 126914

Check UPSEE 2019 Cutoff

College-wise Previous Year UPSEE Cutoff

Given below are the opening and closing ranks for some of the top colleges and institutes in India for specific courses. Candidates can check which branch of engineering they will get based on their ranks.

Closing UPSEE Rank of Most Preferred Colleges for Computer Science Engineering

Closing UPSEE Rank of Most Preferred Colleges for Mechanical Engineering

Closing UPSEE Rank of Most Preferred Colleges for Electrical Engineering

Closing UPSEE Rank of Most Preferred Colleges for Electronics Engineering

Closing UPSEE Rank of Most Preferred Colleges for Information Technology

Frequently Asked Questions


Ques. Who will release UPSEE 2021 Cutoff?

Ans. Authorities from Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) will be relasing UPSEE 2021 Cutoffs.

Ques. What are the factors affecting UPSEE Cutoffs?

Ans. Factors affecting UPSEE Cutoffs are: 

  • Total number of candidates who appeared for UPSEE exam
  • Difficulty level of exam
  • Number of qualified UPSEE candidates
  • Overall performance of UPSEE qualified candidates
  • Number of seats available
  • Number of UPSEE participating colleges
  • Previous year UPSEE cutoff trends

Ques. is UPSEE Cutoff same for all categories?

Ans. No, AKTU releases separate UPSEE Cutoff lists for different categories- General, OBC, SC and ST.

Ques. What is the category-wise minimum qualifying marks for UPSEE?

Ans. The category-wise minimum qualifying marks for UPSEE are:

  • General category: 25%
  • OBC Category: 25%
  • SC Category: 20%
  • ST Category: 25%

Ques. How many rounds of UPSEE 2021 Counselling will be conducting?

Ans. AKTU will be conducting four rounds of UPSEE 2021 Counselling. Each round of counselling will be accompanied by a cutoff list. 

Ques. What all are included in the UPSEE Cutoff list?

Ans. A UPSEE Cutoff list contains opening and closing ranks of candidates from different categories. All candidates whose ranks fall within the bracket mentioned in the cutoff list can participate in UPSEE counselling process.  

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.


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I am giving upsee 2018 exam and got 188 marks one OBC category can I got govt college by any branch

Hi Prem, I am giving a Rank Predictor to check the eligibility of your scored is under which colleges please check through the Predictor.

I m from other state .my os rank in upsee is 4430 and 164 marks. My expected collages

Hi Gaurav, To check which college will you get according to your rank you can visit this link:- Rank Predictor

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Hello Rahul, Candidates rank must lie under 4000 to get admission in government college.
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Hi Prince, you may find the UPSEE cut off list and can get the idea about the colleges according to your UPSEE score. Please, find the link for the same

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