UID DAT - Exam Pattern

Unitedworld Institute Of Design - Design Aptitude Test

Form Date: 14 Dec - 31 Jan 2022 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 14 Dec - 31 Jan 2022

UID DAT 2022 Exam Pattern: Question Paper Patter, Section wise Marks Distribution

Updated On - July 01 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

UID DAT 2022 is conducted by the United World Institute of Design (UID) that is affiliated to Karnavati University with the purpose to select candidates for admission in the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) and Master of Design (M.Des) programmes. UID DAT is an abbreviation for United World of Design-Design Aptitude Test. UID DAT is a national level test which is conducted once a year providing ample opportunities for all the applicants interested in the design industry. read this complete article to get more ifnroramtion about UID DAT 2022 Exam Pattern.

UID DAT 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates must read the given below information of UID DAT 2022 Exam Pattern:

  • Mode- The examination UID DAT-2022 is conducted in offline mode i.e. it is a pen and paper-based test.
  • Type of Questions- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Medium-Exam is conducted in English medium.
  • Duration- Applicants have a time frame of 150 minutes to complete the examination.
  • Number of Questions- 100 questions are to be attempted by all the candidates.
  • Marking Scheme- 1 mark is rewarded for every correct answer and there is no negative marking for the examination.

Section wise marks distribution of UID DAT-2022

UID DAT entrance exam pattern is announced by United World Institute of Design for candidates seeking admissions in UG and PG Design Programmes. The details of the exam pattern of UID entrance test 2022 can be checked below:
UID DAT-2020 is conducted in two rounds:
  • Round 1
  • Round 2
Details about the both the rounds are given below:
For Round 1 (Written):
For UG Courses
Total no. of Marks
General IQ Test
Critical Analysis Test
Creativity ability test
For PG Courses
Critical Analysis Test
Creative Ability Test
For Round 2 (Situation Test)
  • Candidates who are shortlisted in the written round are allowed to proceed to round 2.
  • Applicants are given situations on the basis of which they have to make models. They are also given some questions in which they have to sketch and answer.
  • Portfolio Evaluation (PE) is the last step in the entire entrance process and it’s mandatory to carry a portfolio during the evaluation process.

UID DAT 2022 Highlights

Below given are the main or vital points of the UID DAT exam:

Name of the exam

UID Design Aptitude Test (UID DAT 2022)

Exam conducting body

United World Institute of Design (UID)


National Level Entrance Exam


Undergraduate and Postgraduate Design Courses

Official website


Exam Mode

Offline (Pen and Paper-based test)

Exam purpose

Admission into design courses in UG - B.Des and PG - M.Des programmes

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Form Start Date:

14 Dec 2021

Form End Date:

31 Jan 2022

The forms will open on 14 Dec 2021



Examination Date (Online):

21 Mar 2022

Application Fees:

₹ 2,000

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