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UPESDAT 2015 - University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Design Aptitude Test acronym as UPESDAT is conducted by the institute for those candidates who want to take admission to the following given courses and who don’t have a valid NATA/ NIFT/ NID/ CEED or other design exam score or didn’t appear for NATA/ NIFT/ NID/ CEED or other design exam.

 

 

UPESDAT is conducted to evaluate the design aptitude of the candidate. This exam is to judge the creativity ability of the students. Students who are interested in design must have a vision to create new products or to see the problems being faced in the existing products.

 

PG Programmes

 

  1. M.Des. Transportation Design
  2. M.Des. Industrial Design
  3. M.Des. Interior Design
  4. M.Des. Product Design

 

UG Programmes

 

  1. Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)
  2. Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) – Design Arts

 

UPESDAT Exam Eligibility

 

For M.Des Programme 

 

  • Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary Level (10th & 12th) and B. Tech / BE in any discipline / B. Arch / BFA 4 years / B. Des / Interior Design / Applied Arts with minimum 50% marks.

 

  • Valid CEED score or UPESDAT.

 

For B. Des Programme

 

  • Minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and minimum 60% aggregate in PCM at Senior Secondary Level (12th)

 

  • UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT)

 

For BFA

 

  • Minimum 50% marks in class X, XII (any stream)

 

For B. Planning

 

  • Minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and minimum 60% aggregate in PCM at Senior Secondary Level (12th)

 

  • UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT)  

 

UPES DAT Syllabus

 

UPES DAT consists of questions from:

 

  • Automotive 
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Interior Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Product Design
  • Architecture and related fields.

 

Question included are aim to know the basic 

 

  • Design knowledge
  • General Knowledge
  • Social awareness and

 

Technological awareness of the student along with the IQ level

 

UPES DAT Pattern

 

UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPES DAT) is conducted in two ways 1) Online & 2) Paper-Pencil-pen (or Offline). The candidate can choose any one mode to appear for UPES DAT.
 
1. Online Exam
 
 
a. An online paper consists of 25 Multiple Choice Questions and every question is worth 4 marks with a maximum of 2 minutes dedicated to each of them.
b. The paper includes questions from automotive, graphic design, photography, interior design, industrial design, product design, architecture and related fields.
c. The questions included aim to gauge the basic design knowledge, general knowledge, social awareness, technological awareness of the student along with the IQ level.
d. The preparation requirements are not a limited to any particular literature, however students may refer to the previous question papers of various design entrance exams of India, including CEED, NATA, NID etc to name a few.
 
 
 
2. Offline Exam (Paper-Pencil-Pen)
 
 
a. The offline exam is an exam which students need to perform physically at UPES or at the interview centers allotted to the participating student.
b. The Exam consists of 3 sections, each section gauging certain skills and abilities of the student;
I. Vehicle Sketching Section: here, students are provided with a layout of a vehicle and are expected to sketch the complete the given layouts. This section is for a total of 50 marks and 25 mins are provided. This section requires visualizing and sketching skills.
II. Design Activity Section: in this section, students are given 3 design related problems/exercises. Student is expected to complete this section in 20 mins and contains 30 marks. Design and Sketching skills are required to excel in this section along with problem solving capabilities.
III. Creativity Analysis Section: This section is worth 20 marks and 15 minutes. The section is to ascertain the thought process of the student while dealing with daily chores and requires an understanding/awareness of everyday activities.
IV. Students will be provided with the stationery on-site and have to use that minimum stationery alone. No other aid will be provided or allowed.
V. Students must complete the exam in the stipulated time and the interview will be conducted on-site itself.
The students coming for the interviews is recommended to bring their portfolios, sketches, art work, physical models, photography work, or anything similar related to the course. There are absolutely no restrictions on the format of work being brought but it must be nicely compiled and carefully maintained. Well organized portfolio is highly appreciated.
 
 
 

UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPES DAT) is conducted in two ways ie.

 

  1. Online &
  2. Paper-Pencil-pen (or Offline).

 

The candidate can choose any one mode to appear for UPES DAT.

 

 

Online Exam. An online paper consists of 25 Multiple Choice Questions and every question is worth 4 marks with a maximum of 2 minutes dedicated to each of them.

 

Offline Exam (Paper-Pencil-Pen).

 

The offline exam is an exam which students need to perform physically at UPES or at the interview centers allotted to the participating student. The Exam consists of 3 sections, each section gauging certain skills and abilities of the student;

 

 

I. Vehicle Sketching Section:In this section students are provided with a layout of a vehicle and are expected to sketch the complete the given layouts. This section is for a total of 50 marks and 25 mins are provided. This section requires visualizing and sketching skills.

 

II. Design Activity Section: In this section, students are given 3 design related problems/exercises. Student is expected to complete this section in 20 mins and contains 30 marks. Design and Sketching skills are required to excel in this section along with problem solving capabilities.

 

III. Creativity Analysis Section: This section is worth 20 marks and 15 minutes. The section is to ascertain the thought process of the student while dealing with daily chores and requires an understanding/awareness of everyday activities.

 

IV. Students will be provided with the stationery on-site and have to use that minimum stationery alone. No other aid will be provided or allowed.

 

V. Students must complete the exam in the stipulated time and the interview will be conducted on-site itself.

 

The students coming for the interviews is recommended to bring their portfolios, sketches, art work, physical models, photography work, or anything similar related to the course. There are absolutely no restrictions on the format of work being brought but it must be nicely compiled and carefully maintained. Well organized portfolio is highly appreciated.

 

UPESDAT Exam Dates.

 

Date of Notification and Availability of Prospectus

 

  • Mar, 2015

 

Last Date for Receipt of Application Form

 

  • May, 2015

 

Date of Admit Card Download:

 

  • May, 2015

 

Date of Exam

 

  • May, 2015

 


 

UPES DAT 2014 was held on

 

  • 24th Apr, 2014

 


UPESDAT is generally taken in the month of April/May.

 

How to apply for UPESDAT?

 

Aspiring Candidates can adopt any of the Online or Offline Mode to apply for UPES DAT.

 

By Demand Draft/ Online: Rs.1850 (Rs.2350 in case of UPES - DAT) in favor of ‘UPES FEE ACCOUNT’, payable at New Delhi.

 

By Cash: Rs.1750 (Rs.2250 in case of UPES - DAT) from UPES Enrollments offices. Visit http://www.upes.ac.in/contact-us

By Online: click here

 

For more information please drop an email at [email protected] or [email protected] call at 09953084360 / 09891770008.

 

UPESDAT Exam Fee

 

  1. By Demand Draft/ Online: Rs.2350  in favor of ‘UPES FEE ACCOUNT’, payable at New Delhi.
  2. By Cash: Rs.2250 from UPES Enrollments offices. Visit http://www.upes.ac.in/contact-us

 

UPES DAT Test Centres

 

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar 
  • Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin
  • Delhi, Dehradun
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur 
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Patna
  • Ranchi, Shillong
  • Varanasi, Vishakhapatnam

 

UPES DAT Contact Details and Enrollment Offices

 

New Delhi 011-41730151/52/53
Dehradun 09557899090, 08410080040, 0135 -2102549
Mumbai 09890699902, 022-67931912
Patna 08873144753
Kolkata 033-60501143/44
Ahmedabad 079-40007933/34
Chandigarh 0172-4648170
Visakhapatnam 09848111551
Kochi 0848 2307995, 09555671449

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UPES DAT Contact Details

 

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
Energy Acres, PO Bidholi, Via Prem Nagar
Dehradun-248007
Tel-0135-2102549
Website 
www.upes.ac.in

 

New Delhi 3rd Floor, PHD House, 4/2 Siri Institutional Area
August Kranti Marg, New Delhi 110016

 

For more information please drop an email at
[email protected] or
[email protected]
call at 09953084360 / 09891770008



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