UPESMET 2024: Exam Dates, Application Form OUT, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

UPES Management Entrance Test 2024 ( UPESMET )

Shruti Garg

Shruti GargAssistant Manager- Editorial

Updated on Jul 1, 2024 09:04 IST

UPESMET 2024 registration is ongoing online. UPESMET 2024 exam date for phase 7 will be announced. Candidates will be able to book slots for a personal interview online. The final result for admission will be announced after the interview round. 


What is UPESMET 2024?

UPESMET is a common entrance exam, conducted by UPES, Dehradun for admission to its MBA programmes. UPES offers unique industry-focused graduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in key areas such as Energy, Infrastructure, Transportation, Information Technology, Design, Planning & Architecture, Public Policy, and Legal studies. UPESMET is conducted multiple times a year. The exam is conducted in online proctored mode. 


Q:   What is the full form of UPESMET?


The full form for UPESMET is UPES Management Entrance Test. It is an management entrance test conducted by University of Petroleum and Energy Studies for admission to MBA/PGDM programe of UPES School of Business. Candidates seeking admision to Post graduate programe of UPES must appear for the exam. Candidates having valid score in national level management entrance exams like CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, etc. will be exemted from taking the UPESMET exam. Candidates will be required to fill the application form to be eligible for appearing in group discussion and personal interview rounds. UPESMET is conducted in multiple sessions in a year. Candidates can chose the date of examination as per their convenience.


Q:   When is UPESMET usually conducted, and how can I get information about the exam dates?


UPESMET (UPES Management Entrance Test) is conducted multiple times a year, with different exam dates for different admission cycles. The exact UPESMET exam dates is announced for each session. UPESMET is conducted in online protcored mode. Candidates having valid score in CAT, XAT, CMAT or any other national level entrance exam will be exxempted from taking UPESMET exam. Check the table below to know the exam dates for UPESMET:

UPESMET registration 2024Ongoing
Last date of registration24-Jan-2024
UPESMET 2024 Exam Dates27-Jan and 28-Jan-2024



UPESMET 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of UPESMET 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

01 Jun '24 -

02 Jun '24

UPESMET 2024 Exam Phase 5

01 Jun '24 -

27 Jun '24

UPESMET 2024 Registrations Phase 6

03 May '24 -

04 May '24

UPESMET 2024 Exam Phase 4

UPESMET 2024 Exam Highlights



Exam Name

UPES Management Entrance Test PG

Conducting Body

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Multiple times a year

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

2 hrs 30 minutes

Exam Sections

English, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Analytical Reasoning

Number and types of questions

140 questions in MCQ format

Exam medium


Exam Fees

INR 1,350

Exam Purpose

Admissions to 2 colleges

Course Offered

List of BBA/MBA courses offered by UPES

Exam Helpdesk No.


Exam Website


UPESMET 2024 Application form

UPESMET 2024 application must be filled online. Interested candidates can fill the application form for the online entrance exam within the stipulated time, as mentioned in the official notification.

UPESMET Eligibility Criteria

Know the eligibility criteria for UPSEMET 2024 below:

  • Candidates should be graduates in any discipline with a minimum of 50 per cent marks from a recognised University

  • Candidates must have passed Class 10th and Class 12th with a minimum 50 per cent aggregate

  • Candidates in their final year of qualifying exam are also eligible for UPESMET provided they can present the passing certificate by the time of admissions

  •  Candidates who have MAT, CMAT, XAT, CAT, NMAT by GMAC and GMAT scores of either the same or previous year, are exempted from taking the UPESMET exam 

Non-Examination Pathway for PG admission

Admission is offered based on national-level management entrance exams – CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/NMAT/GMAT followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interviews. Up to 50 per cent of the seats are filled through the non-examination pathway category students. The minimum percentile required for entry to the non-exam pathway has been listed below:

  • MAT score of minimum 80 percentile
  • CMAT 2024 score of minimum 80 percentile
  • XAT 2024/CAT 2022 score of minimum 75 percentile
  • NMAT 2024 score of minimum 140
  • GMAT Scores

Minimum cut off for admission through the national level entrance tests

MBA entrance exam

Minimum Qualifying Score


75 percentile

CAT 2020/XAT 2022 score

70 percentile 


550 or above 

NMAT 2020/21

140 and above

 Note: 30 per cent of the seats are filled through the national level entrance tests. In case such seats are vacant, then UPES will fill those seats through UPESMET.

Reservation of Seats 

  • 15 per cent seats in all programmes are reserved for the candidates belonging to the state of Uttarakhand 
  •  Such candidates need to provide 'Sthai Niwas Praman Patra' certificate
  • However, if these seats remain unfilled in the category then it will be treated as unreserved

UPESMET Admission Process

UPESMET Admission Stages

UPESMET Admission Stages


Q:   When will UPESMET registrations commence?


UPESMET 2024 registrations has commenced online. Candidates seeking admission to MBA/PGDM programme of University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Business School must fill the online application form on or before the last date. UPESMET 2024 application form last date for upcoming session will be announced. Candidates filling the UPESMET application form 2024 must ensure to fulfill the prescribed eligibility criteria, failing which their candidature will stand cancelled. As per the UPESMET eligibility criteria, candidate must be agraduate with a required minimum percentage. Also, candidates appearing in the final examination of qualifying degree will be eligible for UPESMET exam. Only candidates who will fill the complete application form along with the payment of application fee will be issued the UPESMET admit card. 


Q:   Is it mandatory to fill UPESMET application form in one go?


No, it is not mandatory to fill the UPESMET 2024 application form in one go. The UPESMET (UPES Management Entrance Test) is an MBA entrance exam conducted by UPES, Dehradun and the application process typically allows candidates to fill the form in multiple sittings.

UPESMET application form has been released online, and you can start filling it out and save your progress. You can then log in again using your credentials to continue where you left off. This feature enables applicants to complete the form at their convenience, ensuring accuracy and allowing them to gather all the necessary information before submitting. However, candidates are advised to carefully read the instructions and follow the given deadlines to ensure a smooth application process.


Q:   I have forgotten password for UPESMET login. How can I retrieve the credentials?


If you have forgotten your UPESMET login password, you can reset it by following these steps:

Step 1- Go to the UPESMET login page and click on the "Forgot Password" tab.

Step 2- Enter your registered email address to receive the link for chamging passowrd.

Step 3- A link will be sent on the registered email address.

Step 4- Click on the link and reset the password and click on the "Submit" button.

Step 5- Once you have reset your password, you can log in to your UPESMET account, book the exam slot and download your admit card. If you face any issues while resetting your password, you can contact the UPES office helpline or send an email to the UPES helpdesk for assistance.


UPESMET 2024 Syllabus

UPES prescribes the syllabus for UPESMET. Candidates preparing for UPESMET exam must check the important topics for UPESMET. Like other MBA entrance exams the UPESMET syllabus is similar. The syllabus of UPESMET is divided into four sections.

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UPESMET Syllabus

Q:   Which are the important topics for UPESMET Quantitative Ability section?


Some of the important topics for UPESMET quantitative ability section are:

  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Number System
  • Modern Mathematics
  • Higher Maths
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • HCF
  • LCM
  • Arithmetic Progression
  • Arithmetic Mean
  • Geometric Progression
  • Geometric Mean
  • Harmonic Mean
  • Median
  • Mode
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Average
  • Partnership
  • Time, Speed, Distance
  • Work and Time
  • Profit and Loss
  • Instalments and Payments
  • Partnership
  • Clocks
  • Work and Time
  • Pipe and Cisterns
  • Lines
  • Angles and Triangles
  • Cubes and Cones

Candidates preparing for UPESMET must ensure to solve sample papers and mock tests to become familiar with the type of questions asked in Quantitative Ability section. 


Q:   Which are the important topics for UPESMET analytical reasoning section?


Some of the important topics for UPESMET analytical reasoning section are:

  • Data Arrangement
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Blood Relations
  • Family Tree
  • Venn Diagram
  • Matching Puzzles
  • Constraint-Based Puzzles
  • Syllogism
  • Proposition
  • Assumptions
  • Statements
  • Binary Logic
  • Clocks and Calendars
  • Sets

UPESMET is conducted for admission to MBA programme of UPES School of Business. To prepare for UPESMET exam candidates must ensure to take UPESMET mock tests and solve previous year question papers to become familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus.


Q:   Which are the important topics for UPESMET General Awareness section?


Some of the important topics for UPESMET General Awareness section are:

  • Awards and winners
  • History and Geography
  • Static GK
  • Business and Politics
  • Constitution of India
  • Personalities
  • Government  and Economy
  • World Events
  • Current Affairs

To prepare for the UPESMET General Awareness section, candidates must ensure to stay updated with the latest events by reading newspaper and magazines on daily basis. It is important for candidates to stay updated with the latest events and static GK to ace this section of UPESMET.


UPESMET 2024 Exam Pattern



Mode of exam

Online Proctor based

Number of sections

Four (General English, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Negative Marking

Not Applicable

Duration of the test

2 hours

Question type


Sectional Weightage


Total marks




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UPESMET Exam Pattern

Q:   How many sections are in UPESMET?


UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET) is conducted for admission to MBA programme of UPES School of Business. UPESMET question paper will consist of questions four sections viz., English,  Quantitative Aptitude,  General Awareness and Analytical Reasoning. The General English part will have questions from Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning and Verbal Ability. In the Quantitative Aptitude section, questions will be asked from Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency. The General Awareness section will have questions from General Knowledge, Current Affairs and Business Scenario. 


Q:   Does UPESMET has sectional time limit?


No, UPESMET exam does not have sectional time limit to appear for the exam. However, students will be required to complete the exam in pre informed exam duration i.e, two hours/ 120 minutes and no extra time will be granted to the students under any circumstances. UPESMET is a computer-based online exam the test screen will move from first section to the next section only when the candidate clicks the next button. Candidates have to be mindful of the on-screen timer and pre-decide the number of questions to solve in each section as there will be negative markings. It is not mandatory to solve all the questions in UPESMET exam so candidates can devise a strategy to use the exam duration as per their strength and weakness. Candidates must reach the exam centre at least an hour prior to complete the frisking formalities at the UPESMET exam centre.


Q:   Are there subjective-type questions in the UPESMET exam?

No, the UPESMET will not have subjective-type questions. UPESMET is a computer based test inclusive of 140 multiple choice questions (MCQs) that candidates must answer in two hours. Each question will have four options, candidates will be required select the correct answer.
UPESMET exam covers three sections
  • General English
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning
The UPESMET exam is designed to assess a candidate's knowledge and skills in related fields.  The UPESMET exam is conducted online. Candidates receive one mark for each correct answer with no negative marking.

UPESMET 2024 Preparation Tips

UPESMET exam is conducted multiple times in a year. To qualify for the UPESMET exam and get admission to UPES Business school candidates must devise effective preparation strategy. Check the tips below to know how to prepare for exam:

1. Candidates must know the complete exam pattern and syllabus

2. Device a preparation strategy as per the syllabus and stick to the strategy

3. Abalyse all the strong and weak areas while preparing for the exam

4. Take mock tests and solve previous year's sample papers to become familiar with the level of examination

5. Assess the performance and modify the preparation strategy accordingly

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UPESMET Preparation Tips

Q:   When should I start preparing for UPESMET?


It is recommended that candidates begin their preparations for the UPESMET several months ahead of the examination date. It is advisable to maintain a dedicated focus on their studies for a period of six to eight months before the scheduled exam date. This prolonged preparation window enables candidates to thoroughly cover all the topics included in the exam syllabus, participate in mock test sessions, and improve their test-taking abilities. The specific timeframe for UPESMET preparation can vary depending on individual study habits and existing subject knowledge.

To effectively get ready for UPESMET, candidates should follow these guidelines:

  1. Assess their performance to identify their strengths and weaknesses.
  2. Obtain the necessary UPESMET study materials.
  3. Develop a well-structured study plan.
  4. Regularly practice and take part in mock test sessions.
  5. Create concise notes to facilitate efficient revision.

Q:   How to prepare for UPESMET in 6 months?


Candidates preparing to take the UPESMET can effectively prepare within a six-month timeframe by following a well-structured study plan.

Months 1-2: Know the exam pattern

  • Begin by gaining a solid understanding of the GAT syllabus, referring to official sources.
  • Collect essential study materials, including textbooks and online resources.

Months 3-4: In-Depth Study

  • Study each subject, covering topics comprehensively.
  • Regularly practice solving questions and exercises to enhance learning.

Month 5: Intensive Practice

  • Solve past years' UPESMET question papers and sample papers to familaise with exam pattern.
  • Pay particular attention to time management to enhance your speed and efficiency.

Month 6: Final Revision

  • Review current affairs, general knowledge, and stay updated on business-related news.
  • Maintain a calm and composed demeanor, avoiding last-minute cramming.

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UPESMET 2024 Admit Card

Admit card is one of the important documents that has to be carried on the day of examination. UPESMET 2024 admit card will not be released as the exams are being held in online proctored mode. Candidates who will register for the UPESMET exam will be sent the confirmation mail on their registered email address or mobile number. Candidates will be required to appear for the examination on the slot chosen by them.

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UPESMET Admit Card

Q:   How can I download UPESMET admit card?


UPESMET exam will be coducted in AI proctored mode. Candidates will not be required to appear at the exam centre to take the entrance test. Hence, the admit card for UPESMET will be issued to the candidates on their registered email ID. Only candidates who will register for UPESMET successfully, will receive the UPESMET admit card soon after the payment of application fee. To download the UPESMET admit card refer the steps mentioned below:

Step 1- Fill the UPESMET application form and pay fee

Step 2- Click on the link sent on the registered email ID for UPESMET admit card

Step 3- Save and download the admit card


Q:   What are the details mentioned on the UPESMET admit card?


Candidates will be able to download the UPESMET admit card soon after the registration process. UPESMET admit card will mention the following details:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Candidate's photograph
  • Candidate's signature
  • Date of examination
  • Slot time
  • Exam day guidelines

Only candidates who will register for the UPESMET exam will be able to download the admit card online when released.


Q:   I have forgotten my password for UPESMET login credentials. How can I download the UPESMET admit card?


If you have forgotten your UPESMET login password, you can reset it by following these steps:

Step 1- Go to the UPESMET login page and click on the "Forgot Password" link.

Step 2- Enter your registered email address or mobile number. You will receive an OTP (One-Time Password) on your registered mobile number or email address.

Step 3- Enter the OTP and click on the "Submit" button.

Step 4- You will be redirected to a page where you can reset your password.

Step 5- Enter your new password and confirm it.

Step 6- Click on the "Submit" button to save your new password. Once you have reset your password, you can log in to your UPESMET account and download your admit card.

If you face any issues while resetting your password, you can contact the UPES helpline or send an email to the UPES helpdesk for assistance.


UPESMET 2024 Results

UPESMET results for UG and PG programmes are declared online. The candidates can check their results on the official UPES website by using their login credentials. A merit list is released containing the name of candidates selected for the GD/PI round. Final admission is based on the candidate’s overall performance in the selection process.

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UPESMET Selection procedure

Q:   When will the UPESMET result be announced?


UPESMET results 2024 will be announced soon after the exam for each phase is conducted. Candidates who will appear for the exam will be able to download their scorecard online when released. The UPESMET scorecard 2024 is released at upes.ac.in. UPESMET exam 2024 will be held in mutiple phases. On release of the UPESMET 2024 results, candidates will be able to check the following details on the scorecard:

  • Name of the candidate 
  • Candidate’s roll number 
  • UPESMET 2023 total score 
  • Result announcement date 

Qualified candidates will be able to appear for the UPESMET counselling process when conducted. Candidates will not be issued the physical copy of the UPESMET 2024 results. Candidates must esnure to download the scorecard online.


Q:   What are the details mentioned on the UPESMET scorecard?


UPESMET result is declared soon after the conduct of each session. Candidates will be able to check the following details mentioned on the scorecard:

  1. Candidate's Name

  2. Roll Number

  3. Registration Number

  4. Exam Date

  5. Sectional Scores for Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation, etc.

  6. Overall Score

  7. Percentile

  8. Rank (if applicable)

  9. Qualification Status

  10. Cut-off Marks

  11. Instructions

Candidates must esnure to check the details properly.


UPESMET 2024 Contact Information


University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
P.O. Bidholi Via-Prem Nagar
Tel : +09557899090;




FAQs Related to UPESMET 2024

Check below the frequently asked questions on UPESMET:

Q:   Do I need to apply for the UPESMET exam even if I qualify with my CAT or any national level entrance test?

No, you do not need to apply separately for the UPESMET exam if you have already scored well in the CAT or any other national level MBA entrance exam. As per the latest guidelines of the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Business School, which conducts the UPESMET you are eligible for admission into UPES Business School with other management test scores apart from the UPESMET. The following exam scores are accepted for admission to the MBA courses:
  1. CAT
  2. GMAT
  3. SNAP
  4. MAT
  5. NMAT
  6. XAT
You can take admission to the MBA programme offered by UPES Business  School with any of the above test scores.

Q:   What is the UPESMET exam?


The UPESMET exam is an entrance exam conducted by the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES). This exam is conducted at university level for admission to MBA courses at UPES School of Business.

  1. The UPESMET is a computer-based test of two hours' duration with 140 questions. The UPESMET exam is conducted multiple times in a year.
  2. The syllabus of the UPESMET is similar to most management entrance test syllabuses, which include topics such as verbal ability, reading comprehension, quantitative ability, data adequacy, and data interpretation.
  3. The exam application fee is Rs. 1,350, and the language of the exam is English . 
  4. You need to have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a minimum 50% aggregate. Those candidates who qualify for this exam are called for final selection rounds at UPES School of Business. To know more about this exam you can visit this link: https://www.shiksha.com/mba/upesmet-exam.

Q:   How to avoid common mistakes in UPESMET?


Here are some of the common errors that aspirants can steer clear of while preparing for the UPESMET exam. Take a look at the tips below to avoid these common mistakes:

  1. Inadequate Practice with Mock Papers: To gain a comprehensive grasp of the exam format, effective time management, and accurate question-solving skills, it's essential to tackle numerous mock test papers. Solving individual questions is quite different from attempting a full-length mock test. Mock exams can shed light on time mismanagement and highlight errors that might go unnoticed otherwise.

  2. Neglecting Previous Years' Sample Papers: Even if there have been significant changes in the exam pattern, candidates should not disregard past years' sample papers. These papers are a valuable resource for practicing section-specific questions. Additionally, there's a possibility of questions being repeated every 3 to 4 years.

  3. Overlooking Error Analysis: Analyzing mistakes is a crucial aspect of comprehensive preparation. Candidates should review all the tests and questions they've attempted to identify recurring errors. Once identified, it's important to focus on mastering the fundamentals and exercise caution when encountering similar questions on the actual exam day.

  4. Failing to Adjust the Preparation Strategy: While having a consistent preparation strategy is beneficial, persisting with it despite poor results in mock tests is unwise. It's recommended to adapt the study plan if it's not yielding positive outcomes. Seek advice from industry experts and educators to make informed adjustments.

  5. Not Documenting Important Formulas and Concepts: To facilitate quick access to essential formulas, concepts, and tricks, aspirants can compile a list of these and display it on a pinboard. This can prove immensely helpful during revision.

  6. Underestimating SWOT Analysis: Identifying strengths and weaknesses is pivotal for excelling in the exam. Knowing one's strengths can boost confidence, enabling candidates to start tackling questions based on strong concepts. Meanwhile, areas of weakness can be targeted for practice, with a focus on minimizing errors.

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