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UPESDAT 2017- UPES Design Aptitude Test

Last Date to Apply

10 February 2017


UPESDAT 2017 also known as UPES Design Aptitude Test is the entrance examination conducted by University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) for admissions to four-year undergraduate Design programmes i.e. Bachelor of Design (B. Des.) program. Eligible candidates can apply for UPESDAT 2017 through the official website of UPES by online or offline mode.

UPES 2017 - School of Design

School of Design is the 1st design school in North India offering UG and PG courses in the domains of Transportation, Product, Industrial and Interaction design. The UPES campus is located in the sylvan surroundings of the Pondha valley at the foothills of the Himalayas in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. This page provides information about the B.Design Course offered in UPES - School of Design

Duration of Course: 4 Years Full-Time Program

Latest Update - UPESDAT Exam Dates has been announced by UPES. The UPESDAT 2017  will be conducted on 15 to16 February 2017. Online application will be available to the candidates on the official website of UPES.

UPESDAT 2017 Important Dates



 UPESDAT 2017 Last date to Apply

 10 February 2017

 UPESDAT 2017 Exam Date

15 and 16 February 2017

UPESDAT 2017 Interviews and Presentation of Portfolio 

25 February 2017


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UPESDAT Eligibility criteria

Candidates can get admission in B. Des. in UPES either on the basis of marks scored in UPESDAT 2017 or UCEED 2017 for Class 12 Merit. BFA Admissions will be done only on the basis of UPESDAT. The Eligibility Criteria required for admission in B. Design program through UPESDAT 2017 are provided in detail.

Candidates will be offered admission in Bachelor of Design (B. Des.). on the basis of UPESDAT which is an Online Design Test followed by Interviews and Presentation of Portfolio as well as on the basis of valid and qualified JEE MAIN/ UCEED scores. Candidate will be required to appear for interview followed by presentation of portfolio UCEED 2017 and Board Merit

There are two pathways to apply for UPESDAT 2017 B.Design program. Candidates are required to look for the suitable criteria and apply for the program accordingly.

Exam Pathway(up to 80% Seat distribution) -Through UPESDAT

  • Candidates must have scored at least 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (Class 10 and Class 12)
  • Candidates must have scored at least 50% aggregate in PCM/B at Senior Secondary Level (Class 12)

Non-Exam Pathway (up to 20% Seat distribution) - Through Board Merit / UCEED 2017 Merit

  • Board Merit: Candidates must have scored at least 65% marks at Class 10 and Class 12 level.
    • Candidates must have got minimum 65% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics/Biology in Class 12
  • JEE Mains/UCEED Merit: Candidates must have scored at least 50% marks at Class 10 and Class 12 level.

UPESDAT Application form and Admit Card

Eligible candidates can get the UPESDAT Application Form 2017. The application form is now available on the official website of UPES.UPESDAT 2017 Application form can be filled by any of the two modes i.e. online and offline mode given below.

UPESDAT 2017 Application Process - How to Apply

The candidates filling offline UPESDAT 2017 application form can apply by any of the methods according to their ease given below:

Offline Mode

The candidates who are applying for UPESDAT 2017 through an offline mode can apply for the application form by the method given below:

By Cash: Candidates can obtain Admission Form from admission counters at Ahmedabad / Chandigarh/ Cochin / Coimbatore / Delhi / Dehradun / Hyderabad / Kolkata / Mumbai by paying the required application fee or they can get it from AXIS BANK branches. 

Online Mode

The steps to fill an online application form for UPESDAT 2017 is given below. Candidates are required to follow the steps to fill the application form.

  • Step 1  Candidates need to click on the link Indian Resident or Foreign Resident
  • Step 2  Candidates have to sign up to fill the online form
  • Step 3 After signing up, the candidates will get the verification link in their registered email id. Candidates need to click on the link.
  • Step 4 After verification, the candidates will need to fill the application form and follow the instructions given therein.
  • Step 5 Submit the application fee and make the payment of the Application form through the following method given below:
    • Online mode: Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking
    • Demand Draft  mode: Demand Draft has to be drawn in favour of "UPES Fee Account", payable at New Delhi / Dehradun

Submission of UPESDAT 2017 Application Form


 Candidates who are applying for UPESDAT 2017 online are advised to keep at least two copy of application form with them for future reference. The candidates are advised to check the duly filled application form before submission as the application form with the incorrect details will not be entertained.

 In case of non-availability of Credit / Debit Card, Candidates can submit their online application form through a demand draft in favour of "UPES Fee Account", payable at New Delhi / Dehradun along with a request letter and a printout of application form at:

 Enrollment Office, UPES,
210, 2nd Floor, 
Okhla Industrial Area, Phase-III, 
New Delhi – 110020. 

UPESDAT 2017 Admit Card

 The UPESDAT 2017 Admit Card will be uploaded on the official website of UPES website on the basis of information in the Application form.  Candidates are required to download the admit card accordingly. 

 The candidates need to affix the duly attested photograph on the admit card in the space provided which have to be shown at the allotted test centre.  Candidates without the admit card or card without the photograph will NOT be permitted to take the test. 


UPESDAT 2017 Application Fees

The Application Fee of UPESDAT 2017 is payable as follows. The Application Fee for Demand Draft/ Online mode and Offline mode is separately given in the table below:

Application mode

Application Fee

Demand Draft/ Online mode 


Offline mode


UPES 2017 B.Design Course Fee

UPES 2017 Offers B.Design Course through in aegis of School of Design Studies. The table given below shows the semester wise B.Design Course Fee Structure.

Semesters Amount Payable
Semester 1 Rs. 1,27,000
Semester 2 Rs. 1,27,000
Semester 3 Rs. 1,39,625
Semester 4 Rs. 1,39,625
Semester 5 Rs. 1,53,500
Semester 6 Rs. 1,53,500
Semester 7 Rs. 1,68,750
Semester 8 Rs. 1,68,750

UPESDAT Result and Counselling

UPESDAT 2017 Selection Process

  • UPESDAT Result will be announced by UPES tentatively in one or two days after the Written test has been conducted
  • Thereafter, the candidates selected will have to appear for Interviews and Presentation of Portfolio: 25 February 2017 in New Delhi, Dehradun (Complete venue details will be shared shortly)
  • UPESDAT Merit List will be prepared on the basis of UPESDAT and Interviews and Presentation of Portfolio.
  •  Personal Interview and presentation on the work portfolio is applicable to all the ways by which the candidates seek admission

UPESDAT Exam pattern

The admission of the candidates in University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) - School of Design Studies are done on the basis of UPES Design Aptitude Test, JEE Main/ UCEED Scores. Candidates can find the JEE Main and UCEED Exam Pattern by clicking on the link given below:

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2017 

UCEED Exam Pattern 2017

The Previous year Question Papers are also available on this page. Candidates can click on the link given below to get the previous year question paper of JEE Main and UCEED. 

JEE Previous Year Question Paper

UCEED Previous Year Question Paper

UPESDAT Important details

UPES 2017 Placement

The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) has maintained the legacy of . placing the maximum students every year. Last year 100% students of B.Design. Candidates can find the placement details for the last six years.

UPES 2017 Placements

UPES 2017 - Recruiters of School of Design Studies

The B.Tech Program offer by University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) is the aegis of School of Design Studies. The name of the recruiter visited last year to the university for the recruitment of B.Design Course is given in the table below:

Info edge India Pvt. Ltd Spacewood
Invent India Pvt. Ltd Surewin Quality
Skanray Technologies Lokus Design
TI Cycle Fortune Cookies
Fenoplas General Motors Technical Center

The team consists of dedicated & experienced professionals from different sectors of the industry who are based at our Dehradun Campus & Delhi Corporate office, with a regional presence in Mumbai, Ahmedabad & Kolkata.


P.O. Bidholi Via-Prem Nagar


  • Email: vgupta@upes.ac.in 
  • Phone: +919891770008


15 February to 16 February 2017

UPESDAT Mode of Exam

Computer based test



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