UPES MET Exam Syllabus


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Updated on
May 25, 2021

UPESMET 2021 is scheduled on June 20, 2021 as online test which you can take from your home. Below is shared the UPESMET 2021 syllabus prepared by experts to help the test takers to apprise about the important topics in UPESMET exam. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) which conducts UPESMET entrance test for MBA admission to nine MBA programmes at its UPES School of Business, Dehradun has not defined a prescribed syllabus for the exam.


Before we go deep into the key topics covered in UPESMET syllabus, let us know the UPESMET exam pattern and key changes in it.  Admission Open - Apply Now


UPESMET Exam Pattern
UPESMET syllabus is based on past test pattern, key changes in its sectional composition, type of questions as appeared in previous exams.


UPESMET 2021 will consist of multiple choice questions (MCQs). UPESMET is of 2 hours duration and is aimed at testing the applicants’ ability in Quantitative Techniques, Data Interpretation, General Awareness (GK), Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension


UPESMET 2021 Exam Structure & Sectional Composition

No.of Questions
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
Quantitative: Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
Total no. of Questions

UPESMET Syllabus: Key Topics
Following are the major topics to be covered to score high in each section of UPESMET 2021


General English
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability section with 35 questions is a comprehensive English test which includes the test of grammar, tenses, vocabulary, jumbled paragraphs, reading comprehension and verbal reasoning. Key topics from which you may expect questions are - usage of Articles, Non-finites, dangling modifiers, Nouns, Pronouns (Especially relative Pronouns), adjectives, adverbs, prepositions –regular and followed, verbs, Syntax, Subject-verb Agreement, Simple, continuous, Perfect tenses and Conditional-unreal past.


UPESMET gives you shorter with 500-600 words and not too difficult Reading Comprehension passages. There is no fix rule on framing the questions based on Reading comprehension passage, which is followed by 3-4 questions each. Questions could be any of following types- Questions based on inference drawn; Questions based on the Central idea of the passage; Questions based on phrases, idioms; Questions based on expression in the passage.


Quantitative section comprising Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency has 35 questions and carries equal weightage.  Questions in this section are single as well as based on sets. While topics like table and pie chart in data interpretation section will require basic calculation skills, the topics from which most of the questions appear in quant are arithmetic (ratios, mixtures, work, averages, profit & loss, basic statistics etc), number properties, probability and counting principles with one or two odd questions in geometry and derivatives (i.e. maxima –minima).  Admission Open - Apply Now


General Awareness
General Awareness section comprising General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario with 35 questions carries equal weightage in UPESMET exam.


This section can be divided in three parts and each part has to be given due weightage.  Conventional GK-available in books; Current GK- based on current reading of newspapers and periodicals;  Business & Economics GK -for example changes in Fiscal and monetary policy, CRR, Repo Rate, Devaluation and up valuation of Rupee.   Please remember current GK-whether Business, national and international has an on-going preparation method and thorough reading of the newspaper only can keep you updated. 


The section covers questions on Who’s who; Constitutional knowledge; Current affairs; business; economics; currency and Capitals of the countries as well as States of India; International Organizations; monetary and fiscal tools among others. Candidates may find questions with photo and emblem identification of personalities, companies among others.


Analytical & Logical Reasoning 
The section is a mix of the topics from arrangements like linear, seating, sequencing & arranging with conditions to coding. The other questions are based on statement-conclusion, logical puzzle, numerical puzzle, Venn Diagram, true/false statements, visual reasoning. The basic preparatory tip for LR is to attempt as many practice exercises as possible. They can be solved with basic human logical instinct.


MBA Programmes offered at UPES School of Business
With the high anticipated growth in next few years in the core sectors, MBA programmes at UPES could fulfill the dream of a promising career in specialized MBA domain. UPES proposes to offer admission to 300 candidates to pursue MBA 2021-23 batch at its B-school School of Business. A list of MBA programmes with intake at UPES School of Business is shared below

Program name
MBA with specialization in Human Resource/Marketing Management/Finance Management/Operations Management
MBA (International Business)
MBA Power Management
MBA Oil & Gas Management
MBA Business Analytics
MBA Digital Business
MBA Aviation Management
MBA Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Events, Public Relations and Corporate Communications
Total Intake
Short name

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