- The last date to apply for UPES DAT is April 4, 2021. The exam is scheduled to be held on April 8, 2021, for MDes and BDes candidates.
- The UPES DAT Application form is available now. Visit the Application Form section for more details.
If you are interested in design courses and are in search of a good design college, go for the UPES DAT 2021. Through the UPES DAT 2021, you will be able to pursue both Graduation and Post Graduation courses.
- What is UPES DAT?
- Courses Offered
- UPES DAT 2021 Exam Date
- UPES DAT 2021 Eligibility
- UPES DAT 2021 Syllabus
- UPES DAT 2021 Exam Pattern
- UPES DAT 2021 Registration
- UPES DAT 2021 Exam Centres
- UPES DAT 2021 Results
- UPES DAT 2021 Counselling
What is UPES DAT 2021?
UPES DAT 2021 will be conducted by University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES). This exam is conducted every year to offer admission to candidates in a design program offered by the college. UPES offers design courses both at an undergraduate and postgraduate level to candidates under its Social of Design Studies (SoDS).
A total number of 40 seats in B.Des and 60 seats in M.Des are offered through UPES DAT 2021. UPES DAT 2021 will be conducted via Online mode.
|Exam Name||University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Design Aptitude Test|
|Conducting Authority||University of Petroleum and Energy Studies|
|Course offered by||School of Design Studies (SoDS)|
|Exam Date||To be announced|
|Courses||Bachelor of Design (B.Des), Masters of Design (M.Des)|
|Course Duration||B.Des - 4 years M.Des - 2 years|
|Mode of examination||Online|
|Conducted by||University of Petroleum and Energy Studies|
|Application fee||INR 1850|
|Official address||UPES, 210, 2nd Floor, Okhla Industrial Estate, New Delhi 110020|
UPES DAT 2021 Design Programmes Offered
|Undergraduate Design Programs||Postgraduate Design Programs|
|B.Des Product Design/Transportation Design||M.Des Transportation Design|
|BFA Fine Arts (Digital Arts)||M.Des Industrial Design|
UPES DAT 2021 Important Dates
Exam dates will give you an idea of the whole UPES DAT Exam Schedule. You can plan the preparation as per the schedule.
Application forms will be available on the official website.
|Application Form Release Date||Ongoing|
|Last Date to fill the UPES DAT 2021 Application Form||Apr 4, 2021|
|Release of Admit Card||To be announced|
|UPES DAT 2021 Exam Date||BDes: Apr 8, 2021
MDes: Apr 8, 2021
|UPES DAT 2021 Result Date||To be announced|
UPES DAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should bear in mind that they will need to clear the eligibility criteria which is set by the UPES. If it is found at any stage that any candidate doesn't fit in the UPES DAT eligibility standards, then their candidature will be cancelled.
- B.Des Eligibility: Candidates must have at least 65% in Class X and Class XII to apply for the UPES B.Des program 2021.
- UCEED and JEE Main Score: Candidates with a valid JEE Main / UCEED score can apply for UPES DAT 2021 if they have an aggregate of 50% in Class X and Class XII.
- M.Des Eligibility: Candidates must have at least 50% in Class X and Class XII to apply for the UPES M.Des program 2021
- Age: Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 1, 1996, are eligible for admission. Date of birth as given in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate only will be considered valid.
UPES DAT 2021 Syllabus
The syllabus will help candidates to focus on the most important topics rather than to study all the topics which contain topics of less weightage.
- Topics: The UPES DAT 2021 syllabus includes topics like Design Knowledge, General Knowledge, Social Knowledge, and Technological Awareness to check the IQ level of the students.
- Books Referred: Aspirants can take a look at the reference books to prepare for UPES DAT 2021.
UPES DAT 2021 Exam Pattern
UPES DAT 2021 for B.Des and M.Des programs will be conducted online. Their details have been given below:
- UPES DAT 2021 exam pattern comprises objective type multiple-choice questions.
- There will be 25 questions in total. Carrying 4 marks each.
- Time duration to complete the paper will be 60 minutes.
- 2 marks will be deducted from each wrong answer.
- Read more about UPES DAT 2021 exam pattern
UPES DAT 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights
|Mode of Examination||Online (B.Des) Online (M.Des)|
|Number of Questions||Online:25|
|Maximum Marks||Online 100|
|Duration of Exam||Online:60 minutes|
|Sections in Paper||Online:4 sections|
CUPES DAT 2021 Application Form
Candidates can fill the UPES DAT 2021 application form either online or offline.
UPES DAT 2021 application form and prospectus can be purchased for INR 1750/- personally from the admission counter at Ahmedabad, Delhi, Cochin, Coimbatore, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Dehradun, Kolkata, Mumbai.
In the Offline Mode registration forms for UPES DAT 2021 can also be purchased by sending a demand draft in favour of UPES Fee Account, payable at New Delhi. The address where DD is to be sent is:
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies,
UPES, 210, 2nd floor
Okhla Industrial Estate New Delhi 110020
In the online mode, candidates can fill the application form from the official website of the college.
- Visit www.upes.ac.in
- Click on the link as per the domicile status - Indian resident or foreign resident.
- A signup form is displayed. Sign up to apply the examination.
- Fill up all the details including the program that you are not interested in.
- Click on the "submit" button.
- You will receive an email on the registered email-id.
- Click on the link provided in the email from UPES to verify your email id.
- Now your account is activated.
- Now fill up the application form online and follow the instructions there.
- After submitting the application form, pay online for UPES Prospectus and application form.
- After completing the submission process successfully, take a copy of the completed application form for your future references.
- On the successful submission of your form, you will get an online application/registered number. Please store this number for future references.
How to apply for UPES DAT?
Follow the given steps to fill the UPES DAT application form easily:
- Step 1: Firstly, you need to go to the official website of UPES DAT Exam i.e. www.upes.ac.in
- Step 2: Then you have to click on the registration tab for Foreign National or an Indian candidate/ choose the tab as per your domicile status.
- Step 3: A sign-up window will be displayed. You will have to sign-up to UPES official website to get the application form.
- Step 4: Further, you will have to fill the form with the details like your name, email Id and phone number. An email confirming your sign-up will be sent to you. You will need to activate your account by clicking the link in the email and then your registration will be done.
- Step 5: Now, you will have to fill the application form with the required details and upload the necessary documents and pay the application fee. Your application form will be complete.
- Step 6: After your application is complete, you should take a print-out of it for future purposes. Your application process is completed now.
UPES DAT Application Fee
Candidates will need to pay an application by Credit/Debit Card or Internet Banking or Demand Draft. The fee is different for Foreign nationals and Indian citizens.
|Type of Student||Application Fee|
|Indian Candidates||INR 1850/- through online payment or demand draft|
|Indian Candidates||INR 1750/- (Cash)|
|Foreign Nationals||USD 75 (as per the current conversion rate)|
UPES DAT 2021 Exam Centres
- Selection: While filling the UPES DAT 2021 application form candidates can choose the UPES DAT 2021 exam centres as per their convenience.
- Preference: Candidates can choose two UPES DAT exam centres based on their preference in the UPES DAT 2021 Application form.
The following exam centres are available for UPES DAT 2021.
|UPES DAT Exam Centres 2021|
UPES DAT 2021 Admit Card
With the submission of UPES DAT application form, admit card will be issued to eligible candidates a few days before the entrance test. All the admit card will be released online. Candidates need to download and take a print-out of their UPES DAT admit card from the official website.
How to download UPES DAT Admit Card?
Follow the below steps to download UPES DAT Admit Card hassle-free.
- Visit the site www.upes.ac.in
- Search for the "Admit Card" options
- Click on "UPES Admit Card" link
- Select the desired course and exam
- Fill in the registered details and submit
- Your UPES DAT 2021 Admit Card will be displayed on your screen
- Download and take the print of the same
- Affix your photograph in the space provided on the admit card
UPES DAT 2021 Results
UPES DAT 2021 Result will be declared at the official website. The list of shortlisted candidates for B.Des/M.Des program will be declared on the official website of the University. Candidates can check the result on the website by providing their application and roll number. Students who qualify for the exam will be called for counselling and work portfolio presentation. All necessary documents and portfolios need to be presented at the time of the interview and all admission related to formalities will be completed at that time only.
UPES DAT Cutoff 2021
UPES DAT will announce the cutoff of UPES DAT 2021 for admissions to B.Des courses for the session 2021-21 soon after the declaration of the result. Candidates need to secure the cut off marks or minimum percentage of marks required for admission to B.Des and M.Des courses offered by UPES. Those who secure the minimum cutoff are called for the counselling process.
UPES DAT 2021 Counselling
UPES will conduct the counselling of UPES DAT 2021 only for those candidates who have cleared the entrance test. Those who are eligible based on their JEE or UCEED ranks will have their names listed on the merit list released on the official website.
- The counselling for admission will be conducted separately for the JEE Main 2021 and UCEED qualified candidates.
- UPES will follow centralized counselling for UPES DAT 2021.
- The counselling letter will be allotted to the eligible candidate.
- As per the ranking, candidates will be called for counselling
- All the essential documents will have to be carried by the candidate for the verification purpose
Candidates need to carry the following documents at the counselling centre.
- UPES DAT 2021 Counselling Letter
- Four recent passport-sized photographs
- UPES DAT 2021 Admit Card
- Original and photocopies of mark sheets of class 10 and 12
What is the mode of UPES DAT exam?
The examination will be conducted in both online and offline mode.
Do B.Des and M.Des programmes have any reservation or quota for the reserved category candidates?
No, UPES does not have any reservation for admission into B.Des and M.Des courses.
When is the last date to fill the application form?
Candidates should submit the application form on or before May 9, 2020.
Can I pay the application fee through Demand Draft (DD)?
Yes, candidates can purchase the application form by sending a demand draft in favour of “UPES Fee Account”, payable at New Delhi/Dehradun to University of Petroleum & Energy Studies.
What is the syllabus for UPES DAT 2021?
Candidates should prepare on the following topics: Online Paper: General English, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, General Awareness and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. Offline paper: Vehicle Sketching, Design Activity and Creativity Analysis. Please refer UPES DAT syllabus section for detailed information.
What is the marking scheme?
Candidates get four marks for every correct answer and two marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
What is the desired requirement for the online test?
Candidates\' Internet speed should be more than 100kbps. Candidates should disable pop up blocker. There should be a Functional Webcam. Candidate should have to put-off chats (Yahoo messenger, Google talk) Candidates should have the latest version of JAVA.
What is the desired portfolio for B.Des and M.Des programmes?
Portfolio for B.Des: Hand drew sketches using simple Pencils, colour pencils/ markers or any other media Physical Model / Prototype to showcase creativity Certificate of competitions won if any Photography skills can be shown Digital work ( 2D techniques and 3D techniques) Portfolio for M.Des: Physical Model fabrication/construction Hand Drawing and sketching using colour markers and colour pencils (10-15 pages) Digital work ( 2D techniques and 3D techniques)