WUD Aptitude Test 2024: Exam Date, Registration (OPEN), Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

World University of Design Aptitude Test 2024 ( WUD Aptitude Test )

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Updated on Feb 23, 2024 14:16 IST

WUD Aptitude Test 2024 -  The World University of Design has closed applications for WUD DAT 2024. The last date to fill out the WUD DAT 2024 application form was January 26, 2024.

The WUDAT 2024 exam was conducted on January 28, 2024. The exam was conducted in an online mode. 

The scores of the aptitude test will be used to shortlist candidates for a campus interview.

The interview will be conducted by a panel that will ask questions related to the field of study selected by the student. Creative evidence (portfolio, drawings, photographs, crafts, etc.) in hard copy may also be showcased.

Note that candidates who have qualified UCEED, NID, and NIFT entrance exams for B.Des and M.Des degree programs are eligible for the direct portfolio round.

What is WUD Aptitude Test?

WUD Aptitude Test (WUDAT) is a university-level entrance exam conducted by the World University of Design to shortlist aspirants for admission to various UG and PG design courses offered by the institute.

Undergraduate courses: BArch (5 years), BDes - Product DesignInterior DesignLifestyle Accessory DesignFashion Design, Graphic Communication Design, Animation & Game Design (4 Years), BVA - Creative Painting, Digital Drawing & Illustration (Applied Arts) (4 Years), BBA - Design Strategy and Management, Retail Business Management (3 years), BA (H), BPA

Postgraduate courses: MDes - Industrial Design, Transportation Design, User Experience and Interaction Design, Interior and retail Design, Communication Design, International Fashion Business (2 years), MVA - Art Education, Curatorial Practices in Art, Contemporary Art Practice (2 Years) and MBA - Design Strategy and Management.

Besides, WUD also offers diplomas in Fashion Design, Graphics & web Design and Photography. The World University of Design conducts DAT (Design Aptitude Test), AAT (Art Aptitude Test) and GAT (General Aptitude Test) exams to shortlist aspirants for admission. Through these entrance exams, the World University of Design evaluates the aptitude of aspirants towards creative education. WUDAT is of three hours duration and is conducted as an offline exam.

Valid scores of NIFT entrance examNID entrance exam, and UCEED are considered in lieu of WUD Aptitude Test. CAT, CET, MAT, and XAT scores are accepted in lieu of GAT. Candidates seeking admission to architecture courses are informed that admission is offered on the basis of the score in NATAJEE Main scores.

WUD Aptitude Test 2023 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of WUD Aptitude Test 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

28 Jan '24

WUD DAT 2024 Exam Date

26 Jan '24

WUD DAT 2024 Registration Last Date

WUDAT 2024 Exam Highlights

The table below indicates some of the major highlights of the WUDAT 2024 exam including the frequency of the exam, conducting body, and application fees.

Features

Details

Exam Name

World University Of Design Aptitude Test (WUDAT)

Conducting Body

World University of Design

Exam Level

University level 

Exam Frequency

Annually

Exam Mode

Online (To be attempted from home)

Courses Offered through Entrance Exam

Admission to UG & PG Design courses

Exam Fees

INR 1,017/-

Exam Duration

2 Hours

Total Marks

100

Marking Scheme

  • 4 for each correct response
  • No negative marking

Language/Medium of exam

English

Exam Helpdesk No.

7056770061/65

Official Website

worlduniversityofdesign.ac.in

WUD DAT 2024 - Courses and Admission Process

Tabulated below are the programmes that use WUD scores:

Exam Name

Course in which Admission is Offered

DAT & PG-DAT: Design Aptitude Test

For admission to UG/PG Design, Fashion & Communication programmes followed by a personal interview.

AAT & PG-AAT: Art Aptitude Test

For admission to UG/PG Visual Art programmes followed by a personal interview.

GAT & PG-GAT: General Aptitude Test

For admission to UG/PG Management programmes followed by a personal interview.

NATA/ JEE SCORE

Admission to the Architecture programme will be on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination –NATA/ JEE or other exams as prescribed by the Council of Architecture. Candidates must submit their application along with a copy of their 10+2 marks card and NATA/ JEE scorecard.

WUDAT 2024 Application Form

The application form for WUD DAT 2024 is currently open; the institute hasn't given any last date for filling out the application form.

Candidates who meet the precribed eligibility criteria need to apply before the last date.

To fill out the form, candidates need to follow the steps given below.

Step 1: Fill WUDAT Application Form

Candidates can fill WUDAT application form either offline or on the official website of the World University of Design.

To apply offline, the candidate needs to download the application form from the college website or can ask for it on an email or can collect it from the campus.

Those going for offline mode can fill out the application forms and send it via email or post on World University of Design Plot No.1, Rajiv Gandhi Education City, NH 1, Haryana - 131029

Step 2: Pay the application fee

The application fee for WUDAT is INR 1,000/-, which can be paid by RTGS/NEFT bank transfer for online mode and by cash/cheque/ Demand Draft for offline mode.

Step 3: Download WUDAT Admit Card

Next, candidates will get their WUD Aptitude Test 2024 admit card through email.

Step 4: Appear for WUDAT

After receiving the application form, it will be processed for eligibility of the candidate. Eligible candidates will be informed about the date/time of the tests/interview. Candidates need to appear for their WUD Aptitude Test as per the details mentioned on their admit card.

Step 5: Check results

The students shall be shortlisted on the basis of their performance and the list of students qualifying the next stage would be announced online. 

WUDAT Eligibility Criteria

The eligiblity criteria for different programmes are given below:

  • Eligibility for Bachelor Programmes: Candidates who have completed their 10+2 level or equivalent exams like AISSCE/ IB/ ICSE/ State Board etc. (in relevant stream) are eligible to apply for undergraduate degree programmes. 

  • Eligibility for Masters Programmes: Candidates who have completed 3/4-year full-time bachelors in Design/ Engineering/Architecture/ Fine Arts or equivalent, are eligible to apply. Candidates who have appeared in the qualifying exams and the results are expected to be declared by 31st October of the admission year can also apply.

Age Limit: The upper age limit for applying in bachelor programmes is restricted to 20 years relaxable up to 3 years on proving genuine evidence of discontinuity in education profile. However for Postgraduate programmes there is no age limit.

WUDAT Admission Process

WUDAT exam 2022

Candidates seeking admission to World University of Design have to follow the process as under:

Step 1: After qualifying WUDAT appear for interview

Candidates who are shortlisted in WUDAT will appear in a personal interview conducted by a panel. The interview panel will ask questions related to the field of study selected by the student. Creative evidence (portfolio, drawings, photographs, crafts etc.) in hard copy may also be showcased.

Step 2: Final Result

The final selection of the candidates would be based on their cumulative performance in WUDAT and campus interview. Also on the basis of the information provided by the candidate in the application form and their chosen specialization.

Step 3: Offer of Admission

Successful candidates will be made an offer of admission to join WUD. The offer will be sent via an email. Details regarding payment of fees at the time of admission, allotment of Hostel and date, time and venue for commencement of the academic session will be included in the admission letter.

Note: Offer of admission will be valid only for the particular programme opted for by the candidate in the given academic session. However request for change of programme may be considered after the first semester, subject to availability of seats. In acceptance of the offer of admission to WUD, the candidates will have to appear in person at the campus along with original documents for verification, and pay the required fees.

Step 4: Counselling

After the students have submitted their admission form and application, they will be called for counselling on stipulated dates at the University campus. During the counselling the selected candidates get a chance to select the programme.

Test Centres: Every year, WUDAT exam is conducted in about 15 cities across the country. However, this year the exam will be online and candidates can attempt the exam from home. Check the detailed list of WUDAT test centres 2024

WUDAT 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus of WUD Aptitude Test aims to assess the general IQ level, logical reasoning, vocabulary and lateral thinking of a candidate. The test will assess the design aptitude of candidates. Questions asked in the exam will be of 10+2 level for the Undergraduate programme. For PG programmes, the level will be of graduation.

WUDAT 2024 Pattern

The pattern of WUDAT exam is such that candidates had to attempt 15-20 questions in a duration of 2 hours. WUD Aptitude Test is conducted in the offline mode. The mode of instruction in WUD Aptitude Test exam is English. The exam comprises two sections.

Event

Details

Number of sections

2

Duration of exam

2 Hours

Number of questions

15-20

Exam Total Marks

100

Note: There is no negative marking in the exam.

WUDAT 2024 Admit Card

WUDAT 2024 admit cards were released by the institute four to five days prior to the exam. Candidates received their admit cards through email. They also had the option to download their admit card from the official website of the institute as well. The hall ticket is a mandatory document that a registered student must produce at the time of the entrance exam.

FAQs on WUD Aptitude Test

Q. When will the WUDAT be conducted?

A. The official schedule for the WUD Aptitude Test is released by the authorities. WUDAT 2024 exam was conducted on January 28, 2024. The exam was conducted in an online mode.

Q. What is the duration of the WUDAT Exam?

A. The duration of the WUDAT exam will be 120 minutes i.e. 2 hours. The candidate should carefully go through the step-wise application process before filling out the form.

Q. What type of courses are offered through WUD Aptitude Test?

A. Through WUD Aptitude Test, candidates are offered admissions in BDes and MDes programmes. B.Des programs:

  • Product Design
  • Transportation Design
  • Interior Architecture & Design
  • UX & Digital Product Design
  • Film & Video
  • Graphic Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Communication
  • Textile Design
  • Animation & Game Design

M.Des programs:

  • User Experience & Interaction Design
  • Transportation Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior & Retail Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • International Fashion Business

Q. How to apply for WUDAT?

A. Candidates will have to visit the official website of World University of Design to apply for WUDAT. Students willing to apply online have to register first, fill the application form and pay the application fee in order to complete the application process. Those who want to apply offline need to download the admission form, fill it diligently and send it via post along with the DD or cheque of application fee.

Q. Is the WUDAT conducted in offline or online?

A. WUDAT is conducted in offline mode (pen and paper based) in various cities across the country.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for BDes programme?

A. Candidates who have completed their 10+2 level or equivalent exams like AISSCE/ IB/ ICSE/ State Board etc. (in relevant stream) are eligible to apply for undergraduate degree programmes.

Q. From where can I download the WUDAT admit card?

A. The admit card will be available on the official website of the institute and the candidates will also get the admit card through email.

Q. Does World University of Design offers master's course?

A. Yes, World University of Design offers master's course in Design, Art, Dance/Music and Business Administration.

Q. What is the application fee of WUD Aptitude Test?

A. The application fee for the WUD Aptitude Test is INR 1,000. The application fees can be paid online or offline modes.

Q. Can I pay the WUDAT application fee offline?

A. Yes, you can pay the application fee offline and online. But note that the WUD DAT application fee is non-refundable; so, candidates need to apply only if they are sure about their participation in the admission process.

Q. Is there an age limit to apply for the WUD Aptitude Test?

A. Yes. The upper age limit for applying in bachelor programmes is restricted to 20 years relaxable up to 3 years on proving genuine evidence of discontinuity in education profile. However for postgraduate programmes there is no age limit.

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