Polytechnic Education in India

21st century is the time and age where everyone has to receive some form of education to make them employable. In India, the Polytechnic education gives an opportunity to so many without spending so many years behind several courses. Talking about the global scenario, the literacy rate of India is not much satisfactory, and the population is very large.  To lay down a suitable platform for masses to get employed, few courses have been found very useful. Polytechnic is one that is listed among those.

Polytechnic Education in India covers so many courses from different fields. In a simple shot, polytechnic education is as similar as having a Diploma. And the major objective of polytechnic education is making students employable.

Eligibility Criteria For Polytechnic Education 

Most of the Diploma and degree courses allow students who have completed 12th board exams. But polytechnics allows 10th pass candidates the opportunity to pursue their course in their preferred stream. Undoubtedly, this mode of education provides an opportunity for an early start in a career. Even those candidates are eligible to pursue polytechnic who have passed their 10+2 boards and graduation.

Significance of Polytechnic Education

More or less, the complete objective of Polytechnic education depends on career. In general, candidates prefer degree courses after Polytechnic. Pursuing a degree after completing Polytechnic education gives lucrative jobs.  Just completion of polytechnic won’t give you a highly paid job, however, it is a well-suited course to get basic government service jobs.

JEEUP 2020-Exam dates, Eligibility and Polytechnic Application

You can apply for JEECUP 2020 entrance exam to get admission in reputed Polytechnic colleges in UP. The JEECUP 2020 is organized to be conducted from 26th to 27th April 2020. This exam is called a state-level entrance exam that is arranged each year by the joint entrance exam council, UP. The one who is qualified gets admission in pharmacy, technology, engineering, and other diploma programs.

The candidate’s score in JEECUP exams decides which college does a student get admission.

 Important Dates of JEECUP 2020 Exams



Online application starts

December 2019

Last date to submit application

February 2020 second week

Release date of Admit Card

April Second week

Exam Date

26th and 27th April


Result Declaration

May third week

Counseling period

May, or June 2020

 UP Polytechnic Application Form

  • The online application released on the official website in the December 2019
  • Candidates are allowed to submit their form only through online mode
  • The expected date for the last date of submitting the application form is February 2020.
  • During registration, a candidate should provide valid mobile number in order to get exam updates on SMS.
  • While filling the application form, there is no requirement of Adhar number
  • Filling the complete form is mandatory, either form gets rejected.
  • Multiple applications submitted by candidates will be rejected.

 Application Fees

 The application fees can be paid by candidates via online mode either through debit/credit card or E-challen by SBI.

  • Charges for General/OBC candidates- Rs. 300 plus bank charges
  • Charges for SC/ST candidates- Rs. 200 plus bank charges

Who is Eligible For Polytechnic Exam?

If you are going to apply for UP Polytechnic 2020, then note down the criteria given below:

Candidate is must have qualified 10th or 12th level exams or its equivalent from well-recognized university and board. Mandatory subjects for qualified exams are physics, maths, and chemistry. Candidates applying for JEECUP 2020 should have a domicile of UP. Percentage criteria for eligible percentage marks differ according to the programs. For engineering, the candidate must have passed with minimum 50% marks in the qualifying exam. For the diploma, the qualified percentage is 50%.

Exam Pattern for JEECUP

  • Group A exam will be arranged in offline mode, whereas Group B to I & K1 to K8.
  • The exam paper consists of a total of 100 objective type questions, with a time hour of three hours.
  • Every correct answer is awarded with +4 marks, and an incorrect answer has a negative (-1 ) marking.

Tips For preparation of Polytechnic joint entrance exam

For enhancement in preparation of exam, and get qualified in the entrance test, a candidate should follow the tips given below:

  • Check complete syllabus, marking scheme and exam pattern of JEECUP 2020 made available on website
  • Set deadlines, create a timetable and follow it on the basis of the daily routine
  • Check sample papers and previous few year’s papers and solve them for practicing and boosting confidence.
  • Keep attempting several mock tests to analyze your ability and performance for entrance test
  • Prepare self notes, and keep revising them on a regular basis
  • Choose good sources of study materials



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