Students are not coming forward for admission in engineering and management colleges of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU). Despite all efforts, a total of 1,73,907 applications have been received. Of this, only 1,48,729 have deposited the fees. According to the applications received so far, not even that many applications have been received against one lakh 42 thousand seats of B.Tech.
The online application date for Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination -2020 for admission to the college has been extended. The last date for filling the online application form of UPSEE-2020 has been extended to 31 May. This is the fourth time AKTU has extended the date of application of SAE. Also, the date of revision of online application form has been extended to 03 June 2020. VC Prof. Vinay Kumar Pathak said that due to the lockdown the number of applications is very less. This decision has been taken keeping in mind the request by the candidates to extend the date of online application.