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UPSEE MBA 2018 Exam Pattern

Updated On - March 29th 2018

UPSEE MBA 2018 Exam Pattern will provide an insight on the marking scheme, number of sections and marks distribution. Before starting their preparation, it is important for candidates to obtain complete knowledge regarding UPSEE MBA 2018 Exam Pattern and Syllabus. It will be released by Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), U.P.

  • UPSEE MBA 2018 will be conducted in the online mode.
  • Students will be given 2 hours to complete the exam.
  • Number of sections is 4: English language, Numerical Aptitude, Thinking and Decision Making, General Awareness.
  • There will be total 100 questions, 25 in each section and each question carries 4 marks.
  • No marks will be deducted for wrong answers.

Candidates wishing to gain admission to MBA programs of U.P. Colleges must register and appear for UPSEE MBA 2018. This will help guide the direction of the preparation and candidates will be better equipped to write the exam

UPSEE MBA 2018 Exam Pattern Highlights

Some important facts about UPSEE MBA 2018 Exam Pattern are mentioned below:

Exam Pattern Highlights
Mode of ExamOnline or Computer Based
Duration of Exam2 hours
Timing of Exam9:00 am to 11:00 am (Tentative)
Type of questionsMultiple Choice Questions
Number of questions100
Total marks400
Marking Scheme+4 for each right answer, No negative marking for wrong answers
Sections in the paper

English Language

Numerical Aptitude

Thinking and Decision Making

General Awareness

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UPSEE MBA 2018 Exam Pattern Details

As mentioned in the table above, UPSEE MBA 2018 is a computer-based exam and will be held in online mode only. Candidates will be required to mark their answers on the computer screen, making use of the mouse provided.

  • The duration of the exam is a total of two hours and the timing is from 9 am to 11 am.
  • Questions asked in the exam will be multiple choice questions (MCQ) or objective type.
  • Each question will have four possible options out of which only one will be correct.
  • Candidates will be required to mark any one of the available choices.
  • Each question will be worth 4 marks and there will be 100 questions in all. So, the maximum marks of the question paper will be 400.

UPSEE MBA 2018 question paper will consist of four sections, each with 25 questions. The sections will be that of English language, Numerical aptitude, Thinking and Decision making and General Awareness. Candidates will have to solve problems from all four sections and attain the highest possible score.

As far as marking scheme is concerned, candidates will be awarded 4 marks for each correct answer. In case a candidate gets an answer wrong, there will be no negative penalty. This is a bonus point and candidates should make the most out of it by attempting each and every question. It may be noted, however, that the examination conducting body will keep a record of all the wrong answers.

After the exam has been successfully held, the results will be announced on the official website of UPSEE. Candidates must check the latest updates released on the website.

UPSEE MBA 2018 Syllabus

It is important for a candidate to possess complete and thorough knowledge of the syllabus for UPSEE MBA 2018. Not knowing which topics are going to appear in the question paper or failing to cover all subjects before the exam may lead to poor preparation. Hence, it becomes essential to first go through the exam syllabus before beginning the process of preparation.

The detailed syllabus for UPSEE MBA 2018 is provided below.

  1. English Language

Questions from topics such as grammar, vocabulary and sentence completion may be asked. Applicants should expect some problems pertaining to uncommon words, synonyms, antonyms, the relationship between words and phrases and also, comprehension of passages.

To prepare for the English language section, candidate needs to inculcate a reading habit. The best way to understand the usage of grammar and vocabulary is to read lots of instances of it. This will also help students with the questions on passages as a fast reading pace will be essential while solving such questions.

  1. Numerical Ability

This section may feature problems involving numerical calculation, arithmetic, simple algebra. Questions from topics of geometry and trigonometry may also be included. Some of the problems may involve interpretation of graphs, charts and tables.

Numerical Ability is a section that demands the maximum amount of practice on the student’s part. Candidates must have clear understanding of the basics and know all the formulas by heart. Practicingan ample number of problems varying in difficulty level will be advantageous for candidates.

  1. Thinking and Decision Making

The third section of the question paper will be aimed at assessing a candidate’s aptitude towards creative thinking, unfamiliar relationships, and finding patterns and trends. The questions may be centered on verbal reasoning and assessment of figures and diagrams.

For the section of Thinking and Decision making, it is especially recommended to go through questions from past years’ papers, as it will provide a strong concept of the type of questions asked and how exactly to solve them. Practicing verbal reasoning puzzles may also be of help.

  1. General Awareness

Here, in the last part of the question paper, the candidate’s knowledge of current affairs will be tested. Students can expect questions from issues related to trade, industry, economy, sports, culture and science.

Preparation of General Awareness consists of reading the newspapers regularly and staying up to date regarding the current affairs of the world. Magazines such as Outlook and India Today may also prove to be hugely beneficial.

UPSEE MBA 2018 Books

Candidates must go through previous year papers carefully to understand UPSEE MBA 2018 Exam Pattern. It will help them understand the type of questions asked and gauge the level of difficulty of the problems. Solving sample questions and practice papers are also strongly advised, in order to better prepare for the exam. Given below are few books that candidates can refer to for preparation:

UP-MBA Entrance Test 2017 10 Crack Shots Paperback – 2017Mohan Kapoor
UP-MBA Entrance Test 2016: 10 Crack Shots PaperbackMohan Kapoor /Shalini Dixit /PS Kumar 
MBA-UPSEE Entrance Exam Paperback – 2017Priyanka Prakashan

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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1 Comment
Arpita shukla

Sir I have completed my 12 th in commerce. Am I eligible for upsee MBA entrance exam.

10 Feb, 2018 00:20

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