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UPES DAT Exam Pattern 2022

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 03 Dec, 2021 11:19

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Highlights of UPES DAT 2022 Exam Pattern

Have a look at the highlights of UPES DAT 2022 Exam Pattern: 

Medium of LanguageEnglish
Total Marks100
Total Number of QuestionsOnline- 25 Offline - 100
Question Paper TypeObjective (MCQs)
Exam Duration1 hour (60 minutes)
Exam ModeOnline (B.Des and M.Des) and Offline (B.Des)

UPES DAT 2022 Exam Pattern

It is important for the candidates appearing for UPES DAT 2022 to know about the UPES DAT 2022 exam pattern well in advance. According to the exam pattern of UPES DAT 2022, 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 2022 mentioned below.

  • The medium of language in UPES DAT 2022 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 2022 is 1 hour (60 minutes).

  • UPES DAT 2022 for B.Des course is conducted in both offline and online mode.

  • UPES DAT 2022 for M.Des course is conducted in the online mode only.

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

  • The offline exam of UPES DAT 2020 for B.Des course consists of 3 sections namely- Vehicle Sketching section, Design Activity section and Creative Analysis section.

Pre-Requisites for UPES DAT 2022

There are a few things that you must make sure of starting UPES DAT 2022:

  • An updated browser with pop-up blocker disabled. On Windows, to disable the pop-up blocker on Firefox: Go to ‘Tools’ -> Select ‘Options’ -> Click ‘Content’ tab and then un-check ‘Block Pop-up windows’ checkbox.

  • The internet speed must be over 100 kbps. 

  • A functional webcam.

  • Chats like Hangouts must be turned off. It is advised to turn off notifications till the exam gets over.

  • Any third party software that could be controlling or connected with your webcam must be disabled.

  • Must have the latest version of JAVA.

  • Firefox 11 or above is recommended or candidates can also use IE 9 or above. 

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UPES DAT 2022 Portfolio

The portfolio requirements for both UPES DAT for B.Des and M.Des have been mentioned below:

For B.Des

  • Candidates must bring their own hand-drawn pieces by using pencils, colour markers, charcoal, natural dyes and so on. These can be any object used in everyday life, natural, experimental or symbolic. 

  • Candidates may exhibit their photography skills by presenting pictures that they have clicked.

  • In case the candidate has experimented their creativity on digital media - Drawing, sketching, and rendering using digital media, tools and techniques (2 dimensional, 3 dimensional), they can exhibit that as well.

  • Any kind of physical model or prototype made of clay, wood, plastic, cardboard, etc. may also be showcased.

  • In case, you do not have the ones mentioned above, you can showcase anything that depicts your taste or your creativity.

  • Candidates who have certificates Certificates of Competitions/any special mention – for example, class competitions etc., can freely produce the same on the portfolio presentation round.

For M.Des

The Portfolio requirements during the interview for UPES M.Des aspirants are given below:

  • Sketching, drawing and rendering by hand using a variety of techniques and media including colour markers and colour pencils. It should be of 10-15 pages. 

  • Creative expression – both 2D & 3D

  • Ability to appreciate ‘Details’

  • Understanding of material – material behaviour, characteristics

  • Portfolio review & Interview

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Related Questions

What is the date of UPES DAT 2020 entrance exam?

-ShiviUpdated on June 26, 2020 06:15 PM
  • 1 Answer
Nidhi Bahl, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear student,

The application process of UPES DAT 2020 is underway. If you seek admission to the course offered at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, you must fill and submit the application form by July 1, 2020.

The UPES DAT 2020 is scheduled to be conducted on July 4, 2020 and July 5, 2020. Stay tuned to CollegeDekho to know more about UPES DAT (UPES Design Aptitude Test) admissions. You can also check the UPES DAT 2020 important dates for B.Des (Bachelor of Design) and M.Des (Master of Design) admissions here.

Thank you.


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