Complete information to take admission for a Polytechnic course:

Polytechnic is a short-term technical course or we can also call it a diploma in engineering. This is the most affordable and sought-after Course for a middle-class person, who doesn’t have sufficient funds to take admission to expensive colleges. Most people these days prefer to do a Polytechnic course instead of spending money on expensive B. Tech courses. Students can take admission in Polytechnic courses after completing their 10th,12th, or even after completing graduation in any field. There is no minimum or maximum age limitation for this course. Also, the fee structure of this Course is quite low hence a poor person can easily afford this course.

Despite being one of the lowest fee’s courses, Polytechnic provides a wide range of job opportunities to the students. There are so many fields in Polytechnic courses in which a student can specialize. Additionally, it is completely the choice of the candidate whether he wants to pursue any further degree after doing Polytechnic or wants to settle with a secured job. There are so many governments that offer jobs to Polytechnic diploma holders.

Most of the Polytechnic colleges are providing direct admission to the students to cut the lengthy counseling procedures. However, few colleges provide their Polytechnic seats to the students who have qualified for various entrance examinations. If you want to take admission through the entrance examination then you can fill the JEECUP. This exam is conducted by the joint exam council, UP, and allot seats in the reputed polytechnic colleges. This examination was held in April and the registration for this examination started in December of the previous year.

Students who have applied for the Polytechnic entrance examination can visit the JEE website to see the syllabus. You can prepare for the topics that have high weightage to score good marks in the examination. There are around 1500 colleges in India that take admission based on JEECUP scores.

There has been a great misconception about polytechnic courses that you will not get a high-paid job after pursuing this course. But the fact is, most government organizations are providing secure job options to Polytechnic candidates. The aircraft industry, PSUs, mechanical industry are few sectors where you can get a job with a nominal salary and further grow in that field. It is important to plan your schedule if you are preparing for the JEECUP entrance examination. You need to prepare notes, revise important topics, and know the trick to solve any question in the shortest possible time to qualify for the examination. Also, Spin on Education is providing all the latest updates regarding Polytechnic courses so that students can concentrate on their studies without taking the stress of registration dates for entrance examinations.


The 21st century is the time and age where everyone has to receive some form of education to make themselves employable. In India, Polytechnic education allows 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 the masses to get employed, few courses have been found very useful. Polytechnic 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 to make students employable.

Eligibility Criteria for Polytechnic Education 

Most of the Diploma and degree courses allow students who have completed 12th board exams. But polytechnics allow 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 the 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 2021-Exam dates, Eligibility and Polytechnic Application

You can apply for JEECUP 2021 entrance exam to get admission to reputed Polytechnic colleges in UP. The JEECUP 2021 is organized to be conducted from 26th to 27th April 2021. This exam is called a state-level entrance exam that is arranged each year by the joint entrance exam council, UP. The qualified one gets admission in pharmacy, technology, engineering, and other diploma programs.

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

 Important Dates of JEECUP 2021 Exams

Events Dates
Online application starts TBA
Last date to submit the application TBA
Release date of Admit Card TBA
Exam Date TBA
Result Declaration TBA
Counselling period TBA

 UP Polytechnic Application Form

  • The online application released on the official website in 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 2021.
  • During registration, a candidate should provide a valid mobile number to get exam updates on SMS.
  • While filling the application form, there is no requirement of Aadhar 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-challan 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 2021, then note down the criteria given below:

The candidate is must have qualified for 10th or 12th level exams or their equivalent from a well-recognized university and board. Mandatory subjects for qualified exams are physics, maths, and chemistry. Candidates applying for JEECUP 2021 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 a minimum of 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.

Tips For the 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 the complete syllabus, marking scheme, and exam pattern of JEECUP 2021 made available on the website.
  • Set deadlines, create a timetable, and follow it based on the daily routine.
  • Check sample papers and the 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 the entrance test.
  • Prepare self-notes, and keep revising them regularly.
  • Choose good sources of study materials.

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