UPES DAT-2018 Overview

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST

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About UPES DAT 2018

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Design Aptitude Test (UPES DAT) is conducted at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels under the School of Design Studies (SoDS). By taking this entrance exam, aspirants can become eligible for admission in Design courses offered by the Universiy. UPES DAT is organised in online (computer-based) and offline (pen-paper) modes.

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UPES DAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of UPES DAT 2018 is specified by the exam conducting authority. The UPES DAT 2018 eligibility norms are specified in terms of age and academic qualification. Candidates willing to apply for UPES DAT 2018 must carefully read the UPES DAT 2018 eligibility criteria. Candidates not satisfying the UPES DAT 2018 eligibility criteria will not be allowed to appear for the entrance exam. The detailed course-wise UPES DAT 2018 eligibility criteria is mentioned below:

Bachelor of Design (B.Des)

Age Criteria

  • To be eligible, candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 1, 1996 can apply for admission only.

  • The date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate is considered authentic.

Academic Qualification

  • Candidates should have minimum 50% marks in class 10 and 12 in any stream.

  • Candidates can also apply through Board merit and JEE Main / UCEED.

For Board Merit:

Candidates should have minimum 65% marks in class 10 and 12 in any stream.

For JEE Main/UCEED:

Candidates should have minimum 50% marks in class 10 and 12 with valid JEE Main / UCEED scores.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

Age Criteria

  • Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 1, 1996 are eligible to apply for admission.

  • The date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate is taken as authentic.

Academic Qualification

  • Candidates should have scored at least 50% marks in class 10 and 12 in any stream.

Master of Design (M.Des)

Academic Qualification

  • Candidate should have scored a minimum of 50% marks in class 10 and 12.

  • Candidate should have pursued a 4-year course with at least 50% marks in B.Des, B. Tech, BE in any discipline, B. Arch or BFA.

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UPES DAT 2018 Syllabus

UPES DAT 2018 syllabus lists all the topics that candidates must cover for the entrance test. To prepare well for the exam, candidates must make sure that they follow the right syllabus of UPES DAT 2018. UPES DAT 2018 syllabus for B.Des courses is on the basis of class 12 or equivalent level. For M.Des courses, the syllabus of UPES DAT 2018 is based on under-graduate level.

The university has not shared UPES DAT 2018 syllabus, however, candidates can consider the following syllabus for UPES DAT 2018 preparation.

Syllabus of UPES DAT 2018 Online Exam

English Grammar

Sentence Completion

Replace the missing words

Incorrect words and Tenses

Correction of Sentences

Active and Passive Voice

Punctuation

Jumbled Paragraphs

Synonyms and Antonyms

Comprehension

In this candidates have to understand the given passage and utilize the correct phrases, words and expressions to answer the questions asked in the question paper.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

International affairs

Sports

Schemes launched by Government

Technology

Economics and business affairs of the country

Geography

Political Science

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Logical Reasoning

Matrix arrangements Embedded Figure

Family Tree

Verbal reasoning and Analogy

Data interpretation

Syllogisms

Figure Partition

Dot Situation

Critical reasoning

Syllabus of UPES DAT 2018 M.Des Online Exam

The syllabus for M.Des courses is based on Graduation level. Topics that candidates can study for the exam are:

  • Photography

  • Automotive

  • Product design

  • Interior design

  • Graphic Design

  • Industrial design

  • Architectural design and related fields

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UPES DAT 2018 Exam Pattern

It is important for the candidates appearing for UPES DAT 2018 to know about the UPES DAT 2018 exam pattern well in advance. According to the exam pattern of UPES DAT 2018, the entrance exam comprises of objective type questions and is held in both offline and online modes. Before appearing for the entrance exam, candidates should go through the detailed exam pattern of UPES DAT 2018 mentioned below.

  • The medium of language in UPES DAT 2018 is English only.

  • The online exam for both under-graduate and post-graduate design course comprises of multiple choice questions (MCQs), wherein each question has four alternative responses.

  • The duration of UPES DAT 2018 is 1 hour (60 minutes).

  • UPES DAT 2018 for B.Des course is conducted in both offline and online mode.

  • UPES DAT 2018 for M.Des course is conducted in the online mode only.

  • The online exam for B.Des course comprises of 25 objective questions, whereas offline exam consists of 100 questions.

  • The offline exam of UPES DAT 2018 for B.Des course consists of 3 sections namely- Vehicle Sketching section, Design Activity section and Creative Analysis section.

Highlights of UPES DAT 2018 Exam Pattern

Particulars

Details

Medium of Language

English

Total Marks

100

Total Number of Questions

Online- 25 Offline - 100

Question Paper Type

Objective (MCQs)

Exam Duration

1 hour (60 minutes)

Exam Mode

Online (B.Des and M.Des) and Offline (B.Des)

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How to Prepare For UPES DAT 2018

In order to prepare well for UPES DAT 2018, you must have a good preparation strategy ready beforehand. Once you sit to study for the entrance exam, you must keep in mind few tips and tricks to score better marks in UPES DAT 2018.

Plan Things Beforehand:

Having things planned beforehand will be of great help to you. For UPES DAT 2018 preparation, know how, when and what you should study for the entrance exam. You should also take a note of your revision plan as it will really help you do well in your exam. Students who plan things beforehand would be able to perform much better and much more than aspirants who don’t.

Start with Early Preparations:

Starting preparing for UPES DAT 2018 as early as possible to avoid last minute hassle and stress. In addition, set aside a little time each week to sit down and organise your notes and think about what's going well and what requires more attention.

Revision of Syllabus:

The time left for the entrance exam determines how many times you can, and you should revise the whole syllabus of the exam. For better exam preparation, you should revisit the entire syllabus at least twice before the exam. Doing sincere revision will certainly help you master the subjects in your syllabus.

Take Small Breaks:

Taking breaks is very important while you prepare for your exam. While you should devote a good amount of time to your study, you should also not compromise on taking a few small breaks in between your studies. Studying in one go may not prove to be beneficial for you as you wouldn’t remember a thing in the exam. So, take some hours off while studying to cope well with your exam preparation.

Best Books for UPES DAT 2018 Preparation

Design drawing by Francis Ching

NIFT, NID & IIFT Entrance Exam Guide (01 Edition) by Dharmendra Mittal

Rendering in Pen and ink by Robert Gill

Seeds For CEED by Bhushan Patil

Perspective Drawing handbook by Joseph Amelio

NIFT / NID and IIFT Entrance Exam by Mittal D

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UPES DAT 2018 Result Declared

UPES DAT 2018 result has been released on the official website of UPES, i.e. www.upes.ac.in. The result of UPES DAT 2018 has been announced in online mode by the exam conducting authority. Candidates must note that the result of UPES DAT 2018 is declared within 1-2 days after successfully conducting the entrance test.

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To access the results of UPES DAT 2018, candidates have to provide their application number and date of birth. The result of UPES DAT 2018 is in the form of individual scorecard. The UPES DAT 2018 result displays the overall and category-wise ranks as well as aggregate and section-wise marks of every candidate who appeared in the entrance exam. On the basis of entrance exam result, selected candidates are called by the university to appear for Interviews and Presentation of Portfolio.

How to View UPES DAT 2018 Result

For B.Des/BFA

  • Visit the official website of UPES, i.e, www.upes.ac.in

  • Click on the link available to access the 'UPES DAT 2018 B.Des Results'.

  • A new page will open, where you will be required to enter your Application Number and Date of Birth (DOB) in DD/MM/YYYY format.

  • Next, click on 'Search' and the result will be displayed on the webpage.

  • Download the scorecard and take a print out for future reference.

For M.Des

  • Visit the official website of UPES, i.e, www.upes.ac.in

  • Click on the link available to access the 'UPES DAT 2018 M.Des Results'.

  • A new page will open, where you will be required to enter your Application Number and Date of Birth (DOB) in DD/MM/YYYY.

  • Next, click on 'Search' and the result will be displayed on the screen.

  • Download the scorecard and take a print out for future reference.

Details Mentioned on UPES DAT 2018 Scorecard

UPES DAT 2018 scorecard contains the following information:

  • Applicant's Name

  • Total marks obtained in the exam

  • Applicants Roll Number

  • Overall Merit corresponding to marks obtained

  • Section-wise marks obtained in exam

  • Category-wise merit corresponding to marks obtained

UPES DAT 2018 Cut-off

The cut-off of UPES DAT 2018 is the minimum marks that candidates must score to be considered for further admission process, which is counselling. Candidates must note that the UPES DAT 2018 cut-off is decided by the university after the declaration of results.

The UPES DAT 2018 cut-off depends on various factors like:

  • Number of available seats

  • Number of candidates appearing for the exam

  • Average marks obtained by the candidates

  • Level of complexity of examination

  • Average score of the candidates in each category

  • Number of candidates in each category

UPES DAT 2018 Result-Important Dates

For B.Des/BFA

Events

Tentative Dates

Date of Examination

January/February 2018

Result Announcement

Within 1-2 days of Conducting Examination

Availability of Scorecard

Within 1-2 days of Conducting Examination

Commencement of Counselling

After Result Declaration

For M.Des

Events

Tentative Dates

Date of Examination

29th May, 2018

Announcement of Result

Within 1-2 days of Conducting Examination

Availability of Scorecard

Within 1-2 days of Conducting Examination

Commencement of Counselling

After Result Declaration

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UPES DAT 2018 Counselling

The UPES DAT 2018 counselling is conducted once the result of UPES DAT 2018 is released by UPES. The counselling of UPES DAT 2018 is going to be conducted for both B.Des/BFA and M.Des that includes Interview and Portfolio Presentation. Below is the detailed counselling process for UPES DAT 2018.

Counselling for B.Des/BFA

  • Only qualified candidates are called in UPES DAT 2018 counselling. To participate in the counselling process, candidates have to register themselves online.

  • As per the availability, slots are assigned to the qualified candidates.

  • In counselling, candidates have to go through Personal Interview and Presentation of Work Portfolio.

Portfolio Requirements for B.Des/BFA candidates-

  • Candidates have to carry their sketches drawn by them using pencil, pen, colour markers or any other instrument.

  • Candidates can make drawings of nature, symbolic designs, experimental art, nature etc.

  • Candidates can get the pictures/images clicked by them to enhance their chances of selection.

  • If candidates have undertaken any experimentation on Digital media, implying use of 2-D or 3-D digital media, tools and techniques for drawing, sketching and rendering, they can also carry those samples to expresses their creativity skills.

  • Candidates can also showcase their talent by presenting Physical Model or Prototype mode by using Clay, Plastic, Wood, Card Board etc.

Counselling for M.Des

  • Candidates qualifying in UPES DAT 2018 are called for counselling process. To participate in the counselling process, candidates have to register themselves online.

  • As part of the counselling process, slots are assigned to candidates according to the availability of seats.

  • In counselling, candidates have to go through Personal Interview and Presentation of Work Portfolio.

Portfolio Requirements for M.Des candidates-

  • Candidates must carry sketching and rendering, an assortment of drawing that is hand-drawn by using various sorts of techniques and media, inclusive of colour markers and colour pencils.

  • Candidates can also carry any physical model or prototype made by using fabrication or construction work.

  • Any sort of digital work (software) 2 dimensional, 3 dimensional such as drawing, sketching and rendering using digital media, tools and techniques can be submitted by the candidates.

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How to Apply For UPES DAT 2018

UPES DAT 2018 application form can be obtained by candidates either through online or offline mode. To fill the UPES DAT 2018 application form in online mode, candidates have to visit the website, www.upes.ac.in. However, application forms can also be obtained by paying the application fee through Demand Draft or Cash. If a candidate chooses online mode to fill the UPES DAT 2018 application form, then he/she will be required to pay the UPES DAT 2018 application form fee via Credit Card, Debit Card or Net Banking. The application fee of UPES DAT 2018 is INR 1850 for Indian Residents, while for Foreign Residents, the application fee is US $ 75.

How to Fill UPES DAT 2018 Application Form

UPES prospectus and UPES DAT 2018 application form can be obtained by candidates either in online or offline mode.

Online Mode:

Candidates can fill the application form by following the steps given below:

Step 1: Registration

  • To apply online, candidates must visit the official website of UPES, www.upes.ac.in.

  • To continue further, candidates have to enter details like Name, Email-ID, Course, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, Nationality, State and City.

  • Once the application form is filled, candidates have to click on ‘Submit’ tab.

Step 2: Set Password

  • The next step of the application process is to set a Password.

  • Once a candidate sets a password, an application number for candidate is generated, along with a confirmation that Password has been successfully set.

Step: 3 Application Fee Payment

  • Candidates can choose to pay through Credit Card, Debit Card or Net Banking.

  • For Indian Residents, application fee is INR 1850, while for Foreign Residents application fee is US$75.

  • On making the payment, a payment confirmation is generated.

Step: 4 Fill Academic Details and Upload Images

  • Candidates are required to fill all the necessary academic details and select preferred cities for taking the entrance exam.

  • Also, candidates have to upload the scanned images of their Photograph and Signature as per prescribed specifications.

  • To successfully complete the registration process, candidates are advised to verify all the details filled in the application form.

Offline Mode

Candidates can obtain the application form through offline mode via:

  • Demand Draft

  • Cash

By Demand Draft

  • Candidate can draw a demand draft of INR 1850 made in favour of ‘UPES Fee Account’, payable at New Delhi.

  • The demand draft must be sent to ‘University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Enrollments Office, UPES, 210, 2nd Floor, Okhla Industrial Estate, New Delhi 110020’.

By Cash

  • Application form can also be obtained by making cash payment of INR 1850 at various admission counters that are located in Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Cochin, Delhi, Dehradun, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.

UPES DAT 2018 Application Fee

The application fee for UPES DAT 2018 can be paid either in:

  • Online mode (by Credit card, Debit card or Net Banking) or

  • Offline mode by Demand Draft/Cash.

Students

Application Fee

Indian Students

INR 1850 (Through online payment or Demand Draft)

Indian Students

INR 1750 (Through Cash)

Foreign Students

US $ 75 (As per the prevailing conversion rate)

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UPES DAT Conducting Body

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, which is located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand is the conducting authority of UPES DAT. Traditionally known for its education and research in fields of power and energy, the university aims to develop knowledge creation environment through training, research and development. Moreover, the university focuses in developing industry-focused professionals with global outlook in Energy, Transportation, Infrastructure, IT and allied sectors.

UPES DAT 2018 Important Dates

Events

Tentative Dates

Last Date to Fill UPES DAT 2018 Application Form (M.Des)

May 27, 2018

Availability of UPES DAT 2018 Admit Card

May, 2018

Exam Date For M.Des

May 29, 2018

Last date to Fill UPES DAT 2018 Application Form for B.Des

April 4, 2018

Availability of UPES DAT 2018 Admit Card

April 2018

Exam Date for B.Des

April 12-15, 2018

Interview Date for B.Des

Second week of April 2018

UPES DAT 2018 Exam Centres

Mumbai

Jalandhar

Noida

Jodhpur

Patna

Kanpur

Pune

Kolkata

Siliguri

Raipur

Udaipur

Ranchi

Varanasi

Haldwani

Dehradun

Hyderabad

Delhi

Indore

Faridabad

Jabalpur

Ghaziabad

Vishakhapatnam

Gurgaon

Lucknow

Jaipur

Bhubeneshwar

Bangalore

Chandidagrh

Bhopal

Ahmedabad

Agra

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Contact Details

Address: UPES Campus, P.O. Bidholi, Via Prem Nagar, Dehradun - 248 007 (Uttarakhand)

Phone Number: 18001028737

Website: http://www.upes.ac.in/

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