Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) formerly known as UPTU. It was established by the Government of Uttar Pradesh on 8 May 2000. Under the University Act, ‘Technical Education’ includes programmes of education, research and training in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Town Planning, Pharmacy, Applied Arts & Crafts etc. AKTU is one of the largest technical universities in India and perhaps in Asia. In this article, we will provide you schedule of AKTU 2020. Students are advised to visit the website from time to time to check the schedule of AKTU 2020. You have to clear cut off marks of Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE 2020) to take admission in AKTU. Read the complete article for more details regarding AKTU 2020 like semester examination dates, Academic Calendar, etc.
AKTU 2020 Academic Calendar
Here we are providing you tentative dates. We will update official dates just after declaration.
For Courses of B.Tech/ B.Pharm/ B.Arch /B.H.M.C.T /BFAD /MBA /MBA TM /MBA-INT /MAM /MCA /MCA-DD /MCA-INT /BFA and M.Tech /M.Pharm /M.Arch
|Particulars||Odd Semester Dates||Even Semester Dates|
|Commencemet of Classes 2019 – 2020||In the month of August 2019||In the month of January 2020|
|Last date of submitting admission list of students to university (for newly admitted student)||In the month of August 2019|
|Last date of submitting enrollment form/exam form for regular and carry over exam||In the month of October 2019|
|Last Date of submitting examination fee for both semesters and examination/carry over examination fee||In the month of November 2019|
|End Semester Theory Examination||From December 2019 to January 2020||In the month of May 2020|
|End Semester Practical Examination||In the month of January 2020||From May to June 2020|
|Last date of submission of PE Marks||In the month of January 2020||In the month of June 2020|
|Evaluation of Answer Sheets||From December 2019 to January 2020||From May to June 2020|
|Summer Training||From June to July 2020|
|Winter Vacations/ Summer Vacations||In the month of January 2020||From June to July 2020|
Eligibility Criteria For AKTU 2020 Admission
Students need to qualify the Entrance Exam to take admission in first year B.Tech course
(a) Eligibility for admission to undergraduate courses in First-year shall be as per guidelines of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) / Related Council and according to the latest U.P. Government notifications/rules.
Admission to B.Tech. Second Year through Lateral Entry Scheme
(a) Students who have passed 3/4 year Diploma (with minimum 60% marks) from institutions recognized by the U.P. Board of Technical Education in any branch of Engineering/Technology except Agriculture Engineering are eligible for admission to the Second year in any branch of Engineering./Technology except Agriculture Engineering
(b) Aspirants who have passed 3/4 year Diploma (with minimum 60% marks) from institutions recognized by the U.P. Board of Technical Education in Agriculture Engineering are only eligible for admission to the Second year of Agriculture Engineering.
Direct admission on vacant seats at institution/college level
The eligibility criteria for direct admission on seats remaining vacant in first year after entrance examination counselling shall be such as may be notified from time to time.
A student must need to fulfill all terms and conditions of attendance criteria of the college. In case if you are failed to meet attendance criteria of AKTU 2020 then you will not be allowed to sit in the final semester exam.
- Every student of the university is required to attend all the lectures, tutorials, practicals and other prescribed curricular and co-curricular activities. The attendance can be condoned up to 25% on medical grounds or for other genuine reasons beyond the control of students.
- Further relaxation of attendance up to 15% for a student can be given by Head of Institution/college provided that he/she has been absent with prior permission of the Head of the institution/college for the reasons acceptable to him.
- No student will be allowed to appear in the end semester examination if he/she do not satisfy the overall average attendance requirements mentioned in above points and such candidate(s) shall be treated as having failed due to debar.
- In each semester, the attendance shall be counted from the date of admission in the college or start of academic session whichever is later.
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Duration of Courses
B.Tech – The total duration of the B.Tech. Course shall be 4 years, each year comprising of two semesters. Each semester shall normally have teaching for the 90 working days or as prescribed by A.I.C.T.E. from time to time.
The student admitted to 1st-year B.Tech shall complete the course within a period of seven academic years from the date of the first admission, failing which he/she has to discontinue the course. The students admitted under lateral entry scheme (2nd Year B.Tech) shall complete the course within a period of six academic years from the date of first admission, failing which he/she has to discontinue the course.
A student, who has failed twice in the first year due to any reason (either due to his/her nonappearance or he/she being not permitted to appear in semester examinations) shall not be allowed to continue his/her studies further. Provided further that if a student wishes to continue third time in first year he/she may be allowed on the terms and conditions laid down by the University for such permission but the maximum time allowed for completing the course will remain the same as in clause.
The minimum credit requirement for B.Tech degree is 160 credits.
Procedure to change Branch
Those students who did not get branch of their interest can change branch. You can check procedure to change branch in AKTU in the following points.
Change of branch may be allowed against the vacant seats in the following two stages mentioned below.
(a) In the first year, after the last date of admission to the B.Tech. Ist semester, on the basis of merit of entrance examination on vacant seat subject to clause
(b) In the second year, on the basis of merit at the B.Tech. first-year examination for those who are pass without any carryover paper subject to clause.
After the change of branch, number of students in branch(s) shall neither increase over the intake approved by A.I.C.T.E. nor it will decrease below 75% of intake approved by A.I.C.T.E.
Change of branch facility is not applicable to the following
a) Students admitted in B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering/Biotechnology courses.
(b) Students admitted in the second year of B.Tech. courses as per clauses 2.2
The change of branch if allowed will become effective from B.Tech. IIIrd semester.
The Branch change process must be completed by 30th August of each academic session.