Uttar Pradesh Govt Implements Uniform Examination Fee for UG Courses

New Delhi, 21 July 2022: Recently, the Uttar Pradesh government has directed all the state universities in UP to charge a uniform examination fee for all undergraduate courses from this academic year onwards (2022-23). 

This decision has been taken keeping in mind the recommendations under the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. The uniform examination fee will be payable every semester and will benefit the students pursuing undergraduate courses from various universities in Uttar Pradesh. 

Uniform Examination Fee for UG Courses in UP – Overview

State government  UP Government 
Concerned courses Undergraduate courses
Periodicity of the examination fee Every semester
Order issue date 11 July 2022

Uniform Examination Fee for UG Courses in UP – Details

As per the official order, the government has decided to keep different examination slabs for various undergraduate courses on a semester basis. 

The various slabs are as follows: 

Name of the courses Amount of exam fee
BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BBA, BCA, B.Ed, BJMC, BPEd, and B.Voc Rs. 800
LLB, BTech, BSc Agriculture (Hons), Law Hons, BSc Biotech, and BLib Rs. 1000
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) and Bachelor in Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS) Rs. 1500

Note:  

  • The official order stated that it is not fair to charge different examination fees to students pursuing undergraduate courses. 
  • The decision was taken by a six-member committee that was chaired by Special Secretary, Higher Education, Manoj Singh.
  • As per the new uniform structure, state universities like Lucknow University and others in Uttar Pradesh will have to remove their increased examination fee and students will only be required to pay the amount as per their respective course slabs. 
  • For some courses, the examination fee reached up to Rs 3000.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the new examination fee structure for universities in Uttar Pradesh?

As per the newly implemented structure, the respective slabs are Rs. 800, Rs. 1000, and Rs. 1500 as per the courses.

Which undergraduate courses will offer the uniform examination fee to the students?

BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BBA, BCA, B.Ed, BJMC, BPEd, B.Voc, LLB, BTech, BSc Agriculture (Hons), Law Hons, BSc biotech, BLib, BAMS, and BUMS courses will offer a uniform examination fee to students.

When are the students required to pay the examination fee?

The students are required to pay the uniform examination fee every semester.

Why has the decision of implementing a uniform examination fee for undergraduate students in Uttar Pradesh been taken?

The decision of implementing a uniform examination fee for undergraduate students in Uttar Pradesh has been taken to meet the recommendations under the National Education Policy (NEP) and to remove the burden of increased examination fees from the shoulders of the students.

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