University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Design Aptitute Test (UPESDAT)
Exam Date: 30/03/2022 Exam State: All India Last Date: 27/03/2022

Exam Details

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)(Dehradun) Conduct Design Aptitude Test (DAT)  for admission of B.Desing and M.Desing Course 2022

Bachelor of Design (B.Des) (4 years) in 

  • Transportation & Mobility Design
  • Industrial & Product Design
  •  Communication & Media Design – Graphics
  • Communication & Media Design – Animation & VFX
  • Communication & Media – Interaction Design
  • Interior & Retail Space Design
  • Communication & Media Design – Gaming

Master of Design (M.Des) (2 years) in 

  • Industrial Design
  • Transportation Design
  • Interaction Design


Bachelor of Design (B.Des): Minimum 50% marks at 10th and 10+2 level.

Master of Design (M.Des):  Minimum 50 % marks at 10th and 10+2 level.

B. Tech / BE in any relevant discipline / B. Arch / BFA/ Interior Design/ B. Des/ BVA.


3 year Degree such as B.Sc./ BA/ BFA/ BVA in Applied Art/ Design of any other relevant disciplines (with min. 50% marks) + 1 year of relevant industry experience.


2 years M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Computer Science, CSE, IT subjects / domains (only for Interaction Design). Or equival.


An application fee of  Rs. 1,850/-  is payable applicable for international students.

Examination fee  can be paid online or by credit card/ debit card.

Admission process

Student can apply on line in the prescribed format available at

UPES will review the student’s application and required supporting documents. If found eligible, UPES will issue a Provisional Offer of Admission Letter.

Note: UPES may also request an interview. If the applicant is outside India, this may be by phone or on line, the cost of which will be borne by the applicant.

Important note: At the time of final registration, all successful international applicants will be required to submit attested copies of the following documents:

  • 10th & 12th/Graduation grade card or equivalent
  • Official transcripts/transfer certificate from Institution last attended
  • Passport and student visa valid for duration of study.
  • Finally admitted students will be required to register themselves with the foreigner’s registration office/local police authorities as per regulation of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

Important Dates

UPESDAT 2022 Dates


30 to 31 March 2022

Last date to apply

27 March 2022



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