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UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPESDAT) Online or Paper-Pencil mode

Mar 28, 2014 15:18 IST

    The School of Design Studies at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies -UPES, Dehradun offer programs;

    POST GRADUATE PROGRAMS

    M.Des. Transportation Design

    M.Des. Industrial Design

    M.Des. Interior Design

    M.Des. Product Design

    UNDER GRADUATE PROGRAMS

    Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)

    Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) – Design Arts

    About UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPESDAT)

    UPESDAT will be conducted online and offline (Paper pencil-pen) mode to facilitate students. UPES DAT will be conducted to shortlist candidates for the above listed programs.

    This test is conducted for those aspirants who don’t have a valid NATA/ NIFT/ NID/ CEED or other design exam score or didn’t appear for NATA/ NIFT/ NID/ CEED or other design exam by appearing forthe UPES – DAT which is followed by Personal Interviews and presentation on work portfolio.UPES – DAT is conducted to evaluate the design aptitude of the candidate. This exam is to judge the creativity ability of the students. Students who are interested in design must have a vision to create new products or to see the problems being faced in the existing products. Sketching skills are most important and every student must exhibit his/her inclination towards the same.

    UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPES DAT) is conducted in two ways 1) Online & 2) Paper-Pencil-pen (or Offline). The candidate can choose any one mode to appear for UPES DAT.

    1. Online Exam

    a. An online paper consists of 25 Multiple Choice Questions and every question is worth 4 marks with a maximum of 2 minutes dedicated to each of them.

    b. The paper includes questions from automotive, graphic design, photography, interior design, industrial design, product design, architecture and related fields.

    c. The questions included aim to gauge the basic design knowledge, general knowledge, social awareness, technological awareness of the student along with the IQ level.

    d. The preparation requirements are not a limited to any particular literature, however students may refer to the previous question papers of various design entrance exams of India, including CEED, NATA, NID etc to name a few.

     

    2. Offline Exam (Paper-Pencil-Pen)

    a. The offline exam is an exam which students need to perform physically at UPES or at the interview centers allotted to the participating student.

    b. The Exam consists of 3 sections, each section gauging certain skills and abilities of the student;

    I. Vehicle Sketching Section: here, students are provided with a layout of a vehicle and are expected to sketch the complete the given layouts. This section is for a total of 50 marks and 25 mins are provided. This section requires visualizing and sketching skills.

    II. Design Activity Section: in this section, students are given 3 design related problems/exercises. Student is expected to complete this section in 20 mins and contains 30 marks. Design and Sketching skills are required to excel in this section along with problem solving capabilities.

    III. Creativity Analysis Section: This section is worth 20 marks and 15 minutes. The section is to ascertain the thought process of the student while dealing with daily chores and requires an understanding/awareness of everyday activities.

    IV. Students will be provided with the stationery on-site and have to use that minimum stationery alone. No other aid will be provided or allowed.

    V. Students must complete the exam in the stipulated time and the interview will be conducted on-site itself.

    The students coming for the interviews is recommended to bring their portfolios, sketches, art work, physical models, photography work, or anything similar related to the course. There are absolutely no restrictions on the format of work being brought but it must be nicely compiled and carefully maintained. Well organized portfolio is highly appreciated.

    Eligibility and Selection Criteria

    Name of Program

    Eligibility Criteria

    Selection Criteria

    Duration of Program

    M.Des.

    minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary Level (10th & 12th) and B. Tech / BE in any discipline / B. Arch / BFA 4 years / B. Des / Interior Design / Applied Arts with minimum 50% marks.

     

    Valid CEED score or UPESDAT.

    Presentation of portfolio followed by interview.

     

    2 years

    B.Des.

    Exam Pathway

    Minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and minimum 60% aggregate in PCM at Senior Secondary Level (12th)

    UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT) on 24 May 2014 + Design Test

     

    Non-Exam Pathway

    Board Merit

    Minimum 80% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and minimum 80% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level (12th class)

     

    OR

    JEE Main Merit

    Minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level (12th class).

     

    JEE Main cut-off Rank to be announced (on UPES website) after the declaration of JEE Main 2014 results)

     

    Centralized Counseling

    4 years

    B.F.A.

    Minimum 50% marks in class X, XII (any stream), UPES-DAT Entrance Test

    Presentation of Portfolio and Interview

    4 years

    B.Plan

    Exam Pathway

    Minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and minimum 60% aggregate in PCM at Senior Secondary Level (12th)

    UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT) on 24 May 2014 + Design Test

     

    Non-Exam Pathway

    Board Merit

    Minimum 80% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and minimum 80% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level (12th class)

     

    OR

    JEE Main Merit

    Minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level (12th class).

     

    JEE Main cut-off Rank to be announced (on UPES website) after the declaration of JEE Main 2014 results)

     

    Centralized Counseling

    4 years

    How to Apply:

    Interested candidates can purchase application form cum Prospectus by following modes;

    By Demand Draft/ Online: Rs.1850 (Rs.2350 in case of UPES - DAT) in favor of ‘UPES FEE ACCOUNT’, payable at New Delhi.

    By Cash: Rs.1750 (Rs.2250 in case of UPES - DAT) from UPES Enrollments offices. Visit http://www.upes.ac.in/contact-us

    By Online: click here

    To view upcoming counseling cum Interview Schedule, Click Here

    For more information please drop an email at psingh@upes.ac.in or vgupta@upes.ac.in call at 09953084360 / 09891770008.

    About University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) was established in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand.  It has emerged as an innovative institution offering programs that are specifically designed for core sectors with high growth projections.

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