UPESEAT - Exam Pattern

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test

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UPESEAT 2021 Exam Pattern : Mode, Duration, Questions Type

Updated On - June 29 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

UPESEAT 2021 Exam Pattern will be released by the University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun. The university has released the application form on 19 November 2020. Candidates can apply for the entrance exam by filling it in properly. The applicants should be well aware of the exam pattern of UPESEAT before applying for The Engineering Aptitude Test. The question pattern will help candidates to know the detailed information & structure of the UPESEAT 2021 exam. Read the complete article to know detailed information about UPESEAT Exam Pattern 2021.

UPESEAT Latest Update

  • UPESEAT 2021 Application form has been released from 19 November 2020.
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UPESEAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Those who are seeking to apply for University of Petroleum & Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test 2021 can go through the below table to get to know the exam scheme:
S. No.ParticularsDetails
1.Mode of ExamComputer-Based Mode (CBT)
2.Total number of Questions200 (Mathematics- 50, Physics-50, Chemistry- 50, English Language Comprehension- 30, Current Affairs Awareness- 20)
3.Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
4.Medium of ExamEnglish
5.Duration of Exam3 hours
6.Marking Scheme1 mark for each correct answer
7.Negative MarkingNo

Distribution Of Marks

Check the distribution of marks for UPESEAT 2021 below:

SubjectsNo. of Questions
English Language Comprehension30
Current Affairs Awareness20

The applicants are advised to divide the time accordingly so as to finish the examination within the specified time. Syllabus for UPESEAT 2020 is generally from NCERT textbooks. Thus candidates are expected to have a thorough knowledge of all the basic concepts and implementation methods taught in classes 11 and 12. Candidates must practice by solving previous year papers so as to get along with UPESEAT 2020 Exam Pattern and score effectively.

UPESEAT 2021 Marking Scheme

UPESEAT marking scheme for engineering admission is discussed below:

  • UPESEAT 2021 question paper will be of a total of 200 marks.
  • There will be Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics section of 50 marks each. While the English language and comprehension section will be of 30 marks and Current affairs will be of 20 marks.
  • For each correct answer, a +1 mark will be awarded.
  • There will be no negative marking for wrong responses.

UPESEAT 2021 Highlights

Candidates can check the important highlights of the whole article in the table given below:


UPES Engineering Aptitude Test



Exam type

University level exam

Conducting Authority

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

Course offered

B.Tech courses

Mode of examination

Both online and offline

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