Design Admissions | UPESDAT

Here is everything you need to know about Design Admissions (B.Des & M.Des), UPESDAT examination process. 

Eligibility Criteria

B.Des: Minimum 50% marks in Class X and XII with any Stream.

M.Des: 

  • Minimum 50% marks at Higher and Senior Secondary Level (X & XII).
  • Minimum 50% marks in Bachelor’s Degree in Design/Engineering/Architecture/ Interior Design: 10+2+4 years (minimum four-year bachelor’s course)
    OR
    2 years M.Sc./MTech in Computer Science and Engineering. IT Subjects / Domains (Only for Interaction Design) or equivalent.

Selection Criteria

B.Des: National Level Test (NID/NIFT/UCEED/JEE) / UPESDAT / Board Merit followed by Portfolio Presentation & Interview

M.Des: National Level / UPESDAT followed by Portfolio Presentation & Interview / UPESDAT / Board Merit followed by Portfolio Presentation & Interview

Process Flow

Aspirants are advised to adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Mode of Examination – Online test
  • Test duration – 1 hour
  • Take a Demo Test – B.Des.  | M.Des.   
  • Interviews to be conducted after the exam and slot booking 

It is recommended that students take a demo test to gain practice and resolve queries before the actual examination.

Application Process

Students who have already applied, are advised to follow Exam process.

Non-Exam Pathway

M.Des.: Candidates having valid CEED-2022 score will be exempted from UPES – DAT Exam.

Exam Process

  • Take a Demo Test. Students are recommended to take demo test in order to gain practice and resolve any queries before actual examination. B.Des.  | M.Des.   
  • Login credentials for online exam. Actual credentials (passkey) to appear for the exam on the chosen date will be provided to students one day prior to exam on registered email id and mobile number. This should not be confused with demo link passkey.
  • Examination Test window will be from 10 am to 1 pm.
    Student can login during the given timeframe and begin with the online test. Timer starts when the students login.
  • Results announced 
  • Interviews to follow exam and slot booking 

Exam Pattern

B.Des Admissions - UPESDAT

 Scheme of Test - Online | 1 Hour 

 

Sections No. of Questions 

Visual Analogy

20
Design Awareness 20
Total No. of Questions 40

 

M.Des Admissions - UPESDAT

 Scheme of Test - Online | 1 Hour 

 

Sections No. of Questions 

Visual Analogy

15
Design Awareness 15
Quantitative 10
Total No. of Questions 40

Candidate Guide Document 

Download Candidate Guide Document Here

Results Declaration

B. Des. Results View Here
M.Des. Results View Here
Integrated B.Des M.Des Results View Here

Refund Policy

We follow UGC guidelines for refunds. 

Enquiry

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