UPESMET Eligibility Criteria 2023

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The management entrance examination of UPESMET 2023 is all set to take place from April 28th to 30th 2023. Candidates aspiring to enrol in the MBA course of UPES should check the UPESMET eligibility criteria mentioned hereafter to apply for the management entrance test before the deadline. The eligibility criteria of UPESMET do not have any upper or lower age limit. Hence, candidates would only require to meet certain qualification eligibility criteria discussed in this blog, along with the UPES scholarship criteria, to appear in the entrance examination. 

Particulars Relevant Details
Examination NameUPESMET Exam
Conducting BodyUPES, Dehradun
Available CoursesMBA Program
Application DeadlineApril 25th 2023
UPESMET EligibilityClass 10th and 12th passing certificate with 50% of marks

UPESMET Eligibility Criteria 2023

The UPES has set certain eligibility criteria that must be met by the aspirants to be eligible to apply for the UPESMET examination. The UPESMET eligibility criteria majorly focus on the qualification eligibility of the candidates aspiring for the UPES MBA program. The university will allow admissions both through the entrance test and direct admission. 

Hence, candidates are advised to check the UPESMET eligibility criteria for both the written test and direct admission, mentioned henceforth. 

Educational Qualifications

First and foremost, candidates must ensure to have cleared their high school with a minimum of 50% marks to be eligible for the UPES test. However, candidates aspiring to be exempted from UPESMET, need to be qualified candidates for any of the following national-level examinations with the specified merit score in 2022/23. 

UPESMET Eligibility Criteria Qualification Marks/Percentile
Written Test Eligibility Requirement50% marks in Class 10th and 12th
Direct Admission Eligibility RequirementMAT/CMAT 2023: 70 Percentile
CAT 2022/XAT 2023: 50 Percentile
GMAT: 400 Marks NMAT 2022/23: 120 and above

Aspirants must further be aware that the personal interview and group discussion rounds are compulsory for all candidates. Hence, candidates applying for a non-written test admission under the UPESMET would also need to prepare for the GD and PI rounds of the examination. 

Also Read: UPES MBA

Scholarship Eligibility

There is a relaxation in terms of competency rate and tuition fee payment for meritorious candidates applying for UPESMET 2023. As there will be a reservation of 5% seats, with a 25% of relaxation in tuition fee in 1st semester for candidates holding the following merit scores:

  • A minimum aggregate of 80 percentile score in XAT/CAT.
  • A minimum aggregate of 90 percentile score in NMAT/MAT/UPESMET, or any other national-level management aptitude test. 

Special Scholarship Eligibility

Candidates who have appeared in the CAT 2022/23 examination would be eligible to apply for the 5% of special scholarship seat reservation in their first year of admission. The division of scholarship amount and eligibility is mentioned in the table below:

CAT Qualification PercentileTuition Fee Concession Percentage
90.01 – 95%85%
85 – 90%75%


What is the eligibility for UPESMET 2023?

The eligibility criteria of the UPESMET 2023 require candidates to be a class 10th and 12 graduate with a minimum aggregate of 50% as passing marks.

What is the purpose of the UPESMET exam?

The purpose of the UPESMET examination is to invite applicants for admission to the MBA program of UPES. 

Is it difficult to clear the UPESMET exam?

On a scale of easy to difficult, the difficulty level UPESMET can be measured at a moderate level. Since the examination is conveniently conducted online mode after a demo test, candidates would have a better chance of maintaining a 70+ percentile for admissions in the applied MBA course. 

We hope that this blog has provided you with some useful insights on the UPESMAT eligibility criteria for 2023. After being familiarized with the examination eligibility criteria, all you need to do is complete the application process for the examination before the deadline.

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