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UPES Planning Aptitude Test (U-PAT) Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern

UPES Planning Aptitude Test (U-PAT) is an online test. Candidates do not have to go to any centre to take the test. You can take the test from your home, office or even on internet café. Candidates can appear by logging in with the email id that he/ she has given in the UPES application form, from their laptop / desktop having a webcam and an internet connection.

You may login at any time between 10:00am and 5:00pm.

Your test time of 60 minutes (1 hour) shall start from the time that you log in for the test. The pattern of test is as follows:

Section

Number of Questions

Mathematics

15

Aptitude Test

15

3D Sensitivity Test

15

TOTAL QUESTION

45

Note: The candidates WILL NOT RECEIVE ANY ADMIT CARDS for this test. For login, you will have to use your name, registered email ID, UPES application number and SAP ID / Registration No.

YOU WILL RECEIVE THE LOGIN DETAILS 2 DAYS PRIOR TO THE TEST.

Syllabus Summary

No. Of Subject 5
No. Of Unit 68
No. Of Chapter 284
Chapters
  1. Description of rotation velocity
  2. Rotational motion
  3. Moment of inertia
  4. Torque and angular momentum
  5. Conservation of angular momentum
  6. Rolling motion
Chapters
  1. Bio-Savert’s law and its applications
  2. Ampere’s law and its applications
  3. Magnetic moment of a current loop
  4. Lorentz force Law
  5. Force in Uniform Magnetic Field
Chapters
  1. Newton’s laws
  2. Circular motion
  3. Force and Inertia
  4. Statics and Kinetics friction
  5. Dynamics of uniform circular motion
Chapters
  1. Gravitational potential energy
  2. Newton’s law of gravitation
  3. Motion of planets
Chapters
  1. Law Of Equipartition Of Energy
  2. Application Of Specific Heat Capacities
Chapters
  1. Coulomb’s law
  2. Electric field
  3. Electrostatic potential and Electrostatic potential energy
  4. Gauss’ law and its applications
  5. Electric dipole
  6. Capacitance and dielectrics
Chapters
  1. Dual Nature Of Radiation
  2. Hertz And Lenard’s Observations
  3. Photoelectric Effect
  4. Einstein’s Photoelectric Equation
  5. Particle Nature Of Light
  6. Matter Waves-Wave Nature Of Particle
  7. De Broglie Relation
  8. Davisson-Germer Experiment
Chapters
  1. Energy bands in solids
  2. Semiconductor diode
  3. Junction transistor
  4. Logic gates
Chapters
  1. Thermal equilibrium and temperature
  2. Specific heat, Heat Transfer
  3. Heat, Work and Internal Energy
  4. Second Law of thermodynamics, Carnot engine
Chapters
  1. Ohm’s law, Joule heating
  2. Electric Cell and Internal Resistance
  3. kirchhof's Law
Chapters
  1. Laws Of Reflection And Refraction
  2. Lenses and mirrors
  3. Optical instruments
  4. Interference
  5. Interference in thin films
  6. Diffraction due to a single slit
  7. Polarization
  8. Electromagnetic waves
Chapters
  1. Progressive sinusoidal waves
  2. Standing waves in strings and pipes
  3. Superposition of waves, beats
  4. Doppler Effect
Chapters
  1. Work done by a force
  2. Kinetic energy and work-energy theorem
  3. Power
  4. Conservative forces and potential energy
  5. Conservation of mechanical energy
Chapters
  1. Units Different systems of units, SI units
  2. Dimensional Analysis
  3. Precision and significant figures
  4. Fundamental measurements in Physic
Chapters
  1. Properties of vectors
  2. Position, velocity and acceleration vectors
  3. Motion with constant acceleration
  4. Projectile motion
  5. Uniform circular motion
  6. Relative motion
Chapters
  1. Faraday’s law, Lenz’s law, eddy currents
  2. Self and mutual inductance
  3. Transformers and generators
  4. Alternating current
  5. AC circuits, LCR circuits
Chapters
  1. Kinematics of simple harmonic motion
  2. Spring mass system, simple and compound pendulum
  3. Forced & damped oscillations
Chapters
  1. Electromagnetic Waves Characteristics
  2. Electromagnetic Spectrum
Chapters
  1. Propagation Of Electromagnetic Waves
  2. Bandwidth Of Transmission Medium
  3. Basic Elements Of A Communication System
Chapters
  1. Pressure, density and Archimedes’ principle
  2. Elasticity
  3. Viscosity and Surface Tension
  4. Bernoulli’s theorem
Chapters
  1. Alpha-Particle Scattering Experiment
  2. Bohr Model, Energy Levels
  3. Hydrogen Spectrum
  4. Composition And Size Of Nucleus
  5. Isotones
  6. Radioactivity-Alpha
  7. Beta And Gamma
  8. Radioactive Decay Law
  9. Mass-Energy Relation And Defect
  10. Binding Energy Per Nucleon
  11. Nuclear Fission And Fusion
  12. Rutherford’s model of atom
Chapters
  1. Ordinary Differential Equations
  2. Solution Of Differential Equations
  3. Homogeneous And Linear Differential Equations
Chapters
  1. Measures Of Dispersion
  2. Standard Deviation
  3. probability
Chapters
  1. Principle Of Counting, Permutation
Chapters
  1. Application of definite integrals
  2. Definite integrals and their properties
  3. Methods of integration
  4. Integration as the inverse process of differentiation
Chapters
  1. Mathematical Induction And Applications
Chapters
  1. Complex Numbers
  2. Algebra Of Complex Numbers
  3. Quadratic Equations
Chapters
  1. Sets And Their Representation
  2. Equivalence Relations, Functions
Chapters
  1. Statements
  2. Logical Operations
  3. Contradiction
  4. Converse And Contrapositive
Chapters
  1. Inverse Trigonometric function
  2. Solution of Triangle
  3. Measurement of angles
Chapters
  1. Co-ordinate axes and co-ordinate planes
  2. Angle between two lines
  3. Equation of a plane
Chapters
  1. Binomial Theorem For Integral Index
Chapters
  1. Matrices & Determinants
  2. Determinants
  3. Inverse of A Square Matrix
  4. Transformations
Chapters
  1. Real – Valued Functions
  2. Algebra Of Functions
  3. Polynomials
  4. Rational, Trigonometric
  5. Inverse Functions
  6. Rolle’s And Lagrange’s Mean Value Theorems
  7. Applications Of Derivatives
  8. logarithmic and exponential function
Chapters
  1. Cartesian System Of Rectangular Co-Ordinates
  2. Straight Lines
  3. Circles, Conic Sections
Chapters
  1. Vectors And Scalars, Products
Chapters
  1. Arithmetic and geometric progressions
  2. Special Series
  3. Geometric Progression
Chapters
  1. Sentence­ Jumble
Chapters
  1. Nouns
  2. Pronouns
  3. Adjective
  4. Adverbs
  5. Prepositions
  6. Articles
  7. Verbs
  8. Tense
  9. Modifiers
  10. Parallelism
  11. Sentence Improvement
  12. Subject Verb Agreement
Chapters
  1. Sentence completion
  2. Word Usage
  3. Synoymns
  4. Idioms and Pharses
  5. Cloze Test
  6. Antonym
  7. Analogy
  8. Homophones
  9. Confusables
  10. Migratory Words
  11. Phrasal Verbs
Chapters
  1. Measurement
  2. Chemical reactions
  3. Gaseous state
  4. Liquid state
  5. Solid state
Chapters
  1. Morden Peirodic Law of Periodic table
Chapters
  1. Alkali and Alkaline
  2. Earth Metals
Chapters
  1. Alcohols
  2. Phenols
  3. Ethers
  4. Aldehyde and Ketones
  5. Carboxylic Acids
Chapters
  1. Organic Compound hydroxyl
  2. Inorganic Compound
  3. Titrinilide Excerises
Chapters
  1. Adsorption
  2. Colloidal State
  3. Enzyme catalysis
Chapters
  1. Aspects of Kinetics
  2. Factor Affecting the Rate of the Reactions
  3. Mechanism of Reaction
  4. Surface Chemistry Adsorption
Chapters
  1. Mole Concentration
  2. Chemical Solutions
  3. Physical Equilibrium
  4. Chemical Equilibria
  5. Ionic Equilibria
  6. Factors Affecting Equilibria
Chapters
  1. Purification – Crystallization
  2. Quantitative Analysis
  3. Qualitative analysis
Chapters
  1. Chemicals In Medicines
  2. Chemicals In Food
  3. Cleansing agents
Chapters
  1. Group 13 elements
  2. Group 14 elements
  3. Group 15 elements
  4. Group 16 elements
  5. Group 17 elements
  6. Group 18 elements
Chapters
  1. Amines
  2. Diazoniums salts
Chapters
  1. General Introduction of biomolecules
Chapters
  1. Halogens Reactions
  2. Environmental Effects Of Chloroform & Iodoform
Chapters
  1. Valence electrons, Ionic Bond
  2. Molecular Structure
  3. Covalent Bond
  4. Intermolecular Forces
  5. Metallic Bond
Chapters
  1. Introduction To Co-Ordination Compounds,
Chapters
  1. Electrolytic Conduction
  2. Redox Reactions
Chapters
  1. The Biological Cell
  2. Carbohydrates
  3. Nucleic Acids
  4. Vitamins
  5. Polymers
  6. Pollution
  7. Chemicals in medicine, health-care and food
  8. Proteins
Chapters
  1. Alkanes
  2. Alkenes
  3. Alkynes
  4. Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Chapters
  1. Transition elements
  2. Actinoids
  3. Lanthanoids
Chapters
  1. General Introduction and classification of polymers
Chapters
  1. Atomic Introduction
  2. Quantum mechanics
  3. Electron atoms
  4. Periodicity
Chapters
  1. Classification of Organic Chemistry
  2. Electronic displacement in a covalent bond
  3. Nomenclature (Trivial and IUPAC)
  4. Common types of organics Reactions
Chapters
  1. Mole concept and molar mass
  2. Atomic And Molecular Masses
  3. Laws Of Chemical Combination
  4. General introduction
  5. Dalton’s atomic theory
Chapters
  1. Different Concentration Of Solution
  2. Vapour Pressure Of Solutions And Raoult’s Law
  3. Ideal And Non-Ideal Solutions
Chapters
  1. Principles and Methods of Extraction
Chapters
  1. Hydrogen as a fuel
  2. Physical and Chemical Properties of water
  3. Hydrogen in periodic table
Chapters
  1. Politics
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Business
  4. Sports
  5. Institutions of India
  6. Defence & Space
  7. Indian Judiciary
  8. Awards & Honours
  9. Literature
  10. Economics
  11. Indian Constitution
  12. International Relations
  13. Science and Technology
  14. Movies
  15. Who's who
  16. Geography
  17. History
  18. Current Affairs
  19. Indian Industries
  20. Indian Agriculture

How to prepare

Preparation Strategy

Be Creative

Since it is an Architecture exam you need to be creative and artistic. Learn and practice how to sketch a 3D picture on a 2D medium.

Explore

An Architect should explore and try to learn from everything. You never know where you can find a beautiful building and at times even an ugly building can be an inspiration. Learn not to make the mistakes that architect made.

If you follow the above rules, road to success is clear for you.

Make a proper Time Table

It is very important that you make a timetable and stick to it and you will have an exact idea of what you are required to study and the time required for it.

Concept clarity rather than rote learning

It is essential that you have a clear idea of the formulas and concepts rather than rote learning of things for the papers. While you might require it for memorizing formulas it is important that for other stuff you make sure you clear your basics and concepts before moving on.

Prepare Notes

It is very important to make small notes or a comprehensive list of formulas on each covered topic and chapter which will come in handy at the time of revision. This will require you to be regular with your work but will surely make things easy at the time of revision.

Solve Previous years’ papres

Solving previous years’ papers will provide you the idea of not only the type of questions but also the level of difficulty. This will also give you opportunity to practice a lot.

Get it checked

Seeking help from knowledgeable persons is not a bad idea. Unless someone shows you your weak areas by pointing out the mistakes, practicing will only make you perfect in doing wrong things.

Duration : 60 Minutes

Important Instructions

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