UPES DAT Exam 2024: Application, Syllabus, Counseling Check at @upes.ac.in

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Design Aptitude Test

The UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPES DAT) is a competitive entrance exam conducted by the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, which is a university established with campuses nationwide in India. The first screen is that it allows students with particular interests to apply for the undergraduate design programs offered by the university such as BDes, BDes Lifestyle Accessory Design, BDes Fashion Design, BDes Fashion & Textile Design, BDes Communication Design, BDes Animation & Game Design, BDes Interior Design, and BDes Product Design. 

The UPES DAT exam evaluates from the candidate's creative thinking, analytical aptitude, design sensitiveness, observational skills, and sense of beauty needed in the course of design profession. The exam structure involves mainly a sketching test and a multiple choice aptitude test covering topics being arithmetic ability, communication ability, english proficiency, logical reasoning, computer basics.

The UPES DAT 2024 is expected to be online and will take place tentatively the February 2023 edition. This is for admission to the July 2023 academic session. Results are announced usually within 15 days of having written the entrance examination. Qualifying candidates will take counseling sessions to assist with the process of final admissions. The minimum eligibility detail for UPSES DAT is 50% in 10+2 or equivalent experience. It will be Rs 1,200 at minimum and Rs 1500 at maximum.

UPES DAT 2024 Exam Highlights 

Exam Highlights
Exam Name UPES DAT 2024
Level Graduate
Eligibility Graduate with a minimum of 50% marks in any discipline from a recognized university
Exam Date May 21, 2024
Application Date February 15, 2024 to March 31, 2024
Exam Pattern Multiple-choice questions (MCQ)
Exam Sections 4 sections: Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, and General Knowledge
Application Fee INR 3600
Cut-off Marks To be announced

UPES DAT 2024 Exam Dates

Exam Date
Notification Release Tentative: February 15, 2024
Application Start Date Tentative: February 15, 2024
Application End Date Tentative: March 31, 2024
Admit Card Release Tentative: April 15, 2024
Exam Date Tentative: May 21, 2024
Result Declaration Tentative: June 15, 2024

UPES DAT 2024 Application Fee 

Category Application Fee
General INR 3600
SC/ST/PwD INR 1800
International INR 10000

UPES DAT 2024 Exam Centers

Faridabad Jabalpur
Varanasi Haldwani
Udaipur Ranchi
Gurgaon Lucknow
Mumbai Jalandhar
Dehradun Hyderabad
Bhopal Ahmedabad
Jaipur Bhubaneshwar
Ghaziabad Vishakhapatnam
Patna Kanpur
Agra -
Siliguri Raipur
Pune Kolkata
Noida Jodhpur
Delhi Indore
Bangalore Chandigarh

UPES DAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Section No. of Questions Time
Quantitative Ability 30 60 minutes
Logical Reasoning 30 60 minutes
Verbal Ability 30 60 minutes
General Knowledge 30 60 minutes

UPES DAT 2023 Exam Pattern Highlights Table

Number of Questions Online: 25
Mode of Examination Online (B.Des) Online (M.Des)
Sections in Paper Online: 4 sections
Duration of Exam Online: 60 minutes
Maximum Marks Online 100

UPES DAT 2024 Preparation Books

Name of the Book Publisher/Author
English Language Comprehension Multiple Authors
Advanced Engineering Mathematics Erwin Kreyszig
Applied Physics A.K Jha
NIFT, NID & IIFT Entrance Exam Guide (01 Edition) Dharmendra Mittal

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