UPESEAT Exam Pattern 2020: Candidates who are preparing for the B.Tech Programmes in various fields in the schools of UPES (The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies) must look into the UPES exam pattern. It is very important for the candidates to have full detail about the exam pattern. The exam pattern consists of information such as mode of exam, duration, sections, types of questions, marking scheme, etc. Knowing the exam pattern will help the candidates to prepare for the examination more efficiently.

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The exam will take place in an online mode. And on the basis of the performance of the candidates in the UPESEAT 2020 exam, candidates will get admission to UPES Schools. 80% of seats will be reserved for the candidates who will come through UPESEAT and 20% seats for the students who come from JEE Main.

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UPESEAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates must be aware of the exam pattern if they are going to appear for UPESEAT 2020 exam. Look into the table given below to get clear about the UPES exam pattern.

Exam Duration3 hrs
Type Of QuestionsMultiple Choice Question
Mode of ExaminationComputer-based
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • English Language Comprehension
  • Current Affairs Awareness
Total No. Of Questions200
Language PreferedEnglish
Marking Distribution
  • Mathematics – 50 Questions
  • Physics – 50 Questions
  • Chemistry – 50 Questions
  • English Language Comprehension – 30 Questions
  • Current Affairs Awareness – 20 Questions
Marking SchemeEach correct answer will fetch 1 mark and there is no negative marking.

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UPES Syllabus 2020

Once the candidates are aware of the exam pattern they must look into the UPESEAT syllabus in order to prepare for the exam


Laws of Motion, Physics & Measurement, KinematicsWork, Energy & Power, Gravitation, Properties 0f Solids and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Rotational Motion, Oscillations & Waves, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Dual Nature of Nature and Radiation, Electrostatics, Electromagnetic Waves, Atoms and Nuclei, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism, Electronic Devices, Optics, Communication System.


Sets, Matrices & Determinants, Complex Numbers & Quadratic Equation, Relations & Functions, Permutation & Combination, Mathematical Induction, Trigonometry, Binomial Theorem, Limit, Continuity & Differentiability, Integral Calculus, Sequencers & Series, Three Dimensional Geometry, Differential Equations, Mathematical Reasoning, Coordinate Geometry, Statistics & Probability, Vector Algebra


Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure, Atomic Structure, Chemical Thermodynamics, Chemical Kinetics, Equilibrium, States of Matter, Solution, Surface Chemistry, Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry, Classifications of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Block Elements, Hydrogen, Environmental Chemistry, Block Elements (Other Groups), Coordination Compounds, D- and -f Block Elements, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals, Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry, Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds, Hydrocarbons, Chemistry in Everyday Life, Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen, Organic Compounds Containing Halogens, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Biomolecules, Principles Related to Practical Chemistry, Polymers

English Language & Comprehension

For this section, students must be aware of the basic concepts of the English language.

Current Affairs Awareness

Keep an eye on the current happening things. Read the newspaper daily so that everything is not put in a last-minute hold.

UPESEAT 2020 Sample Paper

After knowing the exam pattern and syllabus, candidates must start preparing for the exam. Attempt the previous years’ paper and have the sample papers to make the preparation more effective. There is practice paper that is listed as per the topics, chapter, and subject wise. Solving the UPES sample paper also helps the candidates to learn about time management. Further, it will help the candidate to test their knowledge and boost confidence by solving multiple papers.


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