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UPES DAT 2023 - The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) will conduct the UPES DAT 2023 entrance exam on April 8-9, 2023.
The entrance exam will be conducted online and include objective-type questions; the test duration will be 1 hour.
The application form for UPES DAT 2023 will close on April 6, 2023. Candidates who meet the program-wise eligibility criteria may fill out the application form before the last date.
The scores of UPES DAT 2023 will be used for admission to the B.Des and M.Des programs.
Candidates who have passed 10+2 or are appearing in 2023 are eligible for admission to the B.Des course.
In the case of candidates with valid JEE Main / UCEED / NIFT / NID scores, they can't opt for a non-exam pathway and apply directly for admission.
What is UPES DAT?
The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) conducts the online Design Aptitude Test (DAT) in order to offer admission to aspirants in design programs on offer by the college. To secure admission in design programs at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), aspirants have to give DAT and those who clear this admission round then need to appear for the interviews and portfolio round.
UPES DAT is an online test. Aspirants need to take UPES DAT 2023 in order to secure admission in MDes and BDes courses on offer by the School of Design Studies (SoDS) at UPES.
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UPES DAT 2023 Dates
Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of UPES DAT 2023 exam
|Dates||Upcoming Exam Dates|
6 Apr '23
UPES DAT 2023 Registration Last Date
8 Apr '23 -
9 Apr '23
UPES DAT 2023 Exam Date
UPES DAT 2023 Application Form
The application form for UPES DAT 2023 is currently open online at the admission portal of the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES); the application link is also given above.
To fill out the UPES DAT 2023 application form, the candidate needs to follow the steps given below.
How to apply for UPES DAT 2023
- Click on the UPES DAT 2023 application link
- You will be redirected to the application registration window
- Get registered by entering personal details like name, email id, and phone number
- Upon registration, you will have to fill in the rest of the form - personal, academic, and contact details
- Upload documents as per the specified format
- Pay the application fee
- Submit the form.
UPES DAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for BDes and MDes course admissions at UPES are different. Candidates can go through the detailed eligibility criteria for both courses below:
Eligibility Criteria for BDes
Candidates need to meet these eligibility criteria if they want to secure admission to design programs offered by the School of Design Studies (SoDS). Candidates are eligible to apply for BDes programs on offer by UPES if they have managed to secure at least 50% marks in their Class X as well as their Class XII. However, if aspirants do not want to appear for UPES DAT 2023 exam then they are eligible to secure admission in the BDes course offered at UPES if they fulfill either of the below-mentioned eligibility criteria:
- Board Exam Merit: Secured at least 65% marks in Class X and Class XII.
- UCEED/ JEE Main Merit: Secured at least 50% in Class X and Class XII as well as cleared JEE Main or UCEED exam.
Eligibility Criteria for MDes
Candidates need to meet these eligibility criteria if they want to secure admission to design programs offered by the School of Design Studies (SoDS). Candidates are eligible to secure admission in MDes programs at UPES without giving the entrance exam if they possess a valid CEED score.
Aspirants meet UPES DAT 2023 eligibility criteria for MDes admissions if they have:
- Secured a minimum of 50% aggregate in their Class X and Class XII.
- Pursued BTech/BE in any discipline/BFA (4 years duration)/BArch/BDes/ BSc in Design (3 years) plus one year of foundation/ Applied Arts with at least 50% marks.
Only candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 1, 1998, are eligible to apply for admission. Date of Birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate only will be considered authentic.
UPES Admission through CEED 2023: Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who have qualified CEED 2023 with a score of 40.5 or above are exempted from giving UPESDAT exam. Such candidates need to directly appear for Portfolio Presentation and Personal Interview admission round.
Courses Offered Through UPES DAT 2023
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) offers design courses both at the undergraduate and postgraduate level to aspirants under its School of Design Studies (SoDS). Design programmes on offer at UPES are as mentioned below:
Undergraduate Design Programmes
Postgraduate Design Programmes
BDes Industrial Design/ Transportation Design/ Digital Design
MDes Transportation Design/Industrial Design/Interaction Design
UPES DAT Admission Process 2023
The application form for UPES DAT 2023 is open up to April 6, 2023. Candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps to take part in the admission cycle of UPES DAT 2023.
Step 1: Fill the UPES DAT Application Form
Candidates can fill out their UPES DAT 2023 application form online by following the link given above.
Step 2: Get UPES DAT Admit Card
UPES DAT 2023 admit card will be made available online on the official website of the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES).
Step 2: Give UPES DAT
Aspirants need to appear for UPES DAT exam in order to secure admission in design programmes offered at UPES. UPES DAT 2023 is conducted in the online mode only. In UPES DAT exam aspirants need to solve objective type questions in 1-hour duration.
Step 3: Appear for Interview & Portfolio Round
Candidates who have cleared the UPES DAT exam need to appear for the interview round. On the same day, aspirants also need to present their work portfolio.
Requirements in Portfolio are as follows:
- Drawing, sketching and rendering by hand using a variety of techniques and media including colour markers and colour pencils (10-15 pages)
- Digital work (software) – Drawing, sketching, and rendering using digital media, tools and techniques (2 dimensional, 3 dimensional)
- Physical Model/Prototype - fabrication/construction
Step 4: Check UPES DAT Result
Once the entire admission process is over, UPES declares the merit list of shortlisted candidates for admission in BDes/MDes programmes on its official website. Candidates can check their UPES DAT result on the official website of the college by filling their application numbers.
UPES DAT 2023 Admit Card
The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) will issue admit cards to candidates who have successfully registered for the entrance exam. The admit card will be released online and has to be downloaded form the university admission portal.
An important document for appearing in the design entrance exam, the admit card will carry details like the roll number, date and time of the exam, and personal details of the candidate, including name, email id, and photographs.
UPES DAT 2023 - FAQs
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UPES DAT 2023 Contact Information
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Contact Number: +919891770008
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