UPESMET Syllabus 2023: Download Subject/Section wise Syllabus

UPES Management Entrance Test 2023 ( UPESMET )

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Updated on Sep 20, 2022 18:23 IST

UPESMET syllabus is prescribed by the University of Petroleum & Energy Studies. The syllabus of UPESMET is similar to that of other MBA entrance exams. It important topics from four subjects: Quantitative Aptitude, Analytical Reasoning, English and General Awareness. The aspirants must go through the syllabus of UPESMET 2023 thoroughly to envisage a preparation plan and identify the topics that need special focus. Read below for section-wise topics covered in the syllabus, best books for UPESMET and a few exam tips:

Overview of UPESMET Syllabus 2023

  • Questions in Quantitative Aptitude covers all the topics of Mathematics from class 9 to 12 including Arithmetic, Number system, Geometry, Mensuration among others.
  • The Analytical Reasoning section, designed to assess a candidate’s ability to interpret analytical data, covers Syllogism, Venn Diagrams, Statements and others.
  • English section evaluates a candidate’s knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and Reading Comprehension.
  • General Awareness evaluates a candidate’s knowledge of current events. In this section, questions are asked from Economy & Business, Current Affairs, Personality, Awards, among others

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UPESMET syllabus for Quantitative Ability

Given below is the table indicating importatnt topics of Quantitative Ability section of UPESMET 2023 exam:

Quantitative Ability Topics




Number System

Modern Mathematics

Higher Maths





Arithmetic Progression

Arithmetic Mean

Geometric Progression

Geometric Mean

Harmonic Mean




Ratio and Proportion




Time, Speed, Distance

Work and Time

Profit and Loss

Instalments and Payments



Work and Time

Pipe and Cisterns


Angles and Triangles

Cubes and Cones

UPESMET Syllabus for Analytical Reasoning

Given below is the table indicating importatnt topics of Analytical Reasoning section of UPESMET 2023 exam:

Analytical Reasoning Topics

Data Arrangement

Seating Arrangement

Blood Relations

Family Tree

Venn Diagram

Matching Puzzles

Constraint-Based Puzzles





Binary Logic

Clocks and Calendars



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UPESMET Syllabus for English

Given below is the table indicating importatnt topics of English section of UPESMET 2023 exam:

English and Verbal Ability Topics

Reading and Comprehension

Sentence Correction

Para Jumble and Completion

Fact Inference Judgement

Grammar and Vocabulary

Fill in the Blanks

UPESMET Syllabus for General Awareness

Given below is the table indicating importatnt topics of General Awareness section of UPESMET 2023 exam:

General Awareness Topics

Awards and winners

History and Geography

Static GK

Business and Politics

Constitution of India


Government  and Economy

World Events

Current Affairs

Best Books for UPESMET 2023

Take a look at the books recommended for UPESMET exam preparation. These UPESMET books are immensly useful as they contain tipic-wise explanations as well as sample questions for practice.


Best books for UPESMET


  • English Grammar and Composition by Wren and Martin
  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  • Objective General English by SP Bakshi

General Awareness

  • Lucent’s General Knowledge
  • Manorama Yearbook

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
  • Quicker Maths by M Tyra
  • Shortcuts in Mathematics by Akhilesh Khare
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exam by Abhijit Guha
  • Quantitative Aptitude by RS Agarwal

Analytical Reasoning

  • Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey

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FAQs on UPESMET Syllabus

Q: Which section has the highest weightage in UPESMET exam?

A: All the four sections of UPESMET exam have equal weightage in terms of questions and marks. Each section of the question paper carries 35 questions and 35 marks. 

Q: Who prescribes UPESMET syllabus?

A: UPESMET syllabus has been prescribed by UPES, Dehradun. It contains all the topics of Quantitative Ability, Analytical Reasoning, English and General Awareness.

Q: What is the duration of UPESMET and is there negative marking?

A: UPESMET is conducted for 120 minutes in online mode and is remotely proctored by invigilators appointed by the university to conduct the exam. No, there is no provision for negative marking in UPESMET exam.

Q: How many questions will be there in UPESMET question paper?

A: There will be a total of 140 questions in UPESMET examto be solved in two hours. There will be no break during the UPESMET exam and there will be no sectional time limit either.

Q: Which is the best book for Quant preparation of UPESMET?

A: For the preparation of Quantitative Ability section of UPESMET, candidates can refer to MBA preparation books on the subject by Rajesh Verma and Abhijeet Guha.

Q: What is the weightage of each section in UPESMET exam?

A: Each section of UPESMET exam has 35 questions and each question carries one mark. There is no negative marking. No marks will be deducted for wrong attempts or unanswered questions.

Q: Does UPES provide mock test for UPESMET aspirants?

A: No, UPES does not provide an official mock test for exam preparation. You can, however, practice UPESMET question papers available on the internet. Practicing  UPESMET question papers will help the candidates gain key insight of test structure and difficulty level.

Q: Can I refer to NCERT books for Quant preparation?

A: Candidates can refer to NCERT book of class 9 to 12 for Quantitative Ability preparation for UPESMET exam 2023. NCERT books will hepl you understand the fundamentals of topics and gain cnceptual clarity for being abel to solve advance level Math problems during MBA preparation.

Q: In how many days can I cover UPESMET syllabus?

A: One can complete UPESMET syllabus in about three months. Candidates need to develop a three-month study plan and dedicate adequate time to each section keeping in mind his strength and weakness.

Q: What are the key topics in the English section of UPESMET exam?

A: Candidates should cover the following topics to get a good score in the English section-

  • Reading and Comprehension
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumble and Completion
  • Fact Inference Judgement
  • Grammar and Vocabulary
  • Fill in the Blanks

Q: What are the key topics in Analytical Reasoning section of UPESMET exam?

A: The key topics in Analytical Reasoning section of UPESMET exam are:

  • Data Arrangement
  • Family Tree
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Venn Diagram
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relations
  • Statements & Assumptions

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