UPSEE MBA Syllabus : Important Topics and Best Books

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaPublished On: September 16, 2020

Good preparation is necessary to crack any entrance exam and to help you get acquainted with the UPSEE MBA syllabus and the preparation strategy, this article has all the details regarding UPSEE MBA syllabus and best books.

 

Important Topics for UPSEE MBA

UPSEE is a common entrance exam conducted at the state level for admission into various post-graduate management programs in Uttar Pradesh. The exam will be conducted for a total duration of 2 hours and is conducted for admission to various courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. UPSEE MBA exam will be divided into 4 sections namely Numerical aptitude, English language, Thinking and Decision making and General Awareness. All the four sections comprising 25 questions each will test the problem solving and time management ability of the students. Candidates who are looking for admission at any of the MBA colleges accepting UPSEE score will need a good percentage in the exam.

UPSEE will be conducted on September 20, 2020. As the competition level for the exam is high, candidates are advised to start their preparation once they have filled the UPSEE application form. It is necessary for the candidates to know all the topics which will be covered in the exam before starting the preparation. This article will help you with all the information regarding UPSEE MBA syllabus.

UPSEE 2020

UPSEE Eligibility Criteria 2020

UPSEE Exam Pattern 2020

UPSEE Admit Card 2020

UPSEE Result 2020

UPSEE Counselling Process 2020

UPSEE MBA 2020 Dates

Candidates can also take a look at all the important dates for UPSEE 2020 entrance exam for MBA admissions.

Event

Date

UPSEE MBA 2020 Registration Begins

27th January 2020

UPSEE MBA 2020 Registration Last Date

August 9, 2020

UPSEE MBA 2020 Entrance Exam Date

September 20, 2020

Declaration of UPSEE MBA 2020 Result

To be notified

UPSEE MBA 2020 Syllabus

As the UPSEE exam is divided into four sections, each section will have a different set of topics. Candidates will have to score well in all the sections to score well in the exam.

UPSEE MBA 2020 Syllabus for English Language Section

The English language section will test the hold of the candidates on the English language. It will cover questions from grammar, vocabulary and comprehensions. Candidates can check all the topics which will be covered in this section provided below.

  • Grammar
  • Uncommon words
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence completion
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Relationship between words & phrases
  • Sentence correction
  • comprehension of passages
  • Idioms
  • Summary based questions
  • Jumbled Sentence
  • Inference- Statement- Conclusion
  • Critical Reasoning

Preparation Books for English Language Section

Candidates should focus on developing a reading habit in order to ace this section. There are many preparation books available which one can refer to score well in the language section of the UPSEE exam. Some of the best books for preparation are provided below.

Book Name

Author Name/ Publisher

30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary

Norman Lewis/ Simon & Schuster

A Mirror Of Common Errors

Dr Ashok Kumar Singh

Grammar Error Spot

A.Upadhyaya

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

UPSEE MBA 2020 Syllabus for Number Ability Section

The numerical ability section will test the mathematic skills of the candidate. This section will include problems from arithmetic, numerical calculation, simple algebra. Some of the questions from trigonometry and geometry can also be asked. Check all the topics which will be covered in this section below.

  • Number System
  • Simple algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • Geometry
  • Interpretation of graphs
  • Trigonometry
  • Charts and tables
  • Algebra
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Mensuration
  • Averages
  • Time and Work
  • Percentages
  • Quadratic and linear equations
  • Profit and loss

Preparation Books for Number Ability Section

Candidates' focus should be on solving more and more numerical problems from all the topics which are expected in order to crack this section. There are many preparation books available for the numerical ability section of the UPSEE exam. Some of the best books are as follows:

Book Name

Author Name/ Publisher

Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

Arihant

How To Prepare for Logical Reasoning

Arun Sharma

Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT

Nishit K. Sinha

UPSEE MBA 2020 Syllabus for Thinking and Decision-Making Section

The thinking and decision section will test the creative ability of the candidate. This section will include problems from creative thinking, unfamiliar relationships, and finding patterns and trends. Candidates can go through all the topics which will be covered in this section below.

  • Creative thinking
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Unfamiliar relationships
  • Clock and calendars
  • Assertion/ Reasons
  • Direction
  • Coding/ Decoding
  • Finding patterns trends
  • Linear arrangements
  • Assessment of figures & diagrams
  • Family Tree/ Blood Relations
  • Statements/ Conclusion
  • Simple Puzzles
  • Sequence and Series( Alphabetical and Numerical)
  • Cause/ Effect Relationships

Preparation Books for Thinking and Decision Making Section

It is important to solve problems from previous year questions to crack this section. There are many preparation books available for the decision making section of the exam. Some of the best books for your reference are listed below.

Book Name

Author Name/ Publisher

How To Prepare for Logical Reasoning

Arun Sharma

Logical Reasoning

Arihant

Non-Verbal Reasoning

R.S. Agarwal

UPSEE MBA 2020 Syllabus for General Awareness

The general awareness section will test the candidate's knowledge regarding current affairs. This section will have current affairs questions from diverse fields. Candidates can check all the subjects which will be covered in this section below.

  • Trade and Industry
  • Economy
  • Technology
  • Sports
  • Politics
  • Awards and Honours
  • Books and Authors
  • Famous personality
  • Science
  • Culture

Preparation Books for General Awareness Section

Candidates should have good general awareness and knowledge of the current affairs occurring around the world and in India to score well in this particular section. There are many preparation books available which can help you increase your knowledge about current affairs and trends. Some of the best books available for the general awareness section of the UPSEE exam are listed below. It is also a good practice to read the newspaper and magazines daily to keep up with the latest news and updates in India and the world.

Book Name

Author Name/ Publisher

General Knowledge

Arihant

Objective General Knowledge

Lucent

The Mega Year Book

Disha Experts

Also Read:UPSEE MBA Exam 2020 - Dates, Syllabus, Application Form, Pattern, Counseling

It is not necessary that all the topics mentioned above will be covered in the exam. However, you are advised to focus on all the sections equally to do well in the exam. You can also refer to UPSEE MBA Question Paper 2019 and UPSEE MBA Answer Key 2019 as that will give you a fair idea of what to expect in the exam.

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