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UPSEE MBA Exam Pattern 2022 - Check Difficulty Level and Marking Scheme

UPSEE MBA Exam Pattern 2022 - Check Difficulty Level and Marking Scheme

Edited By Himanshu Shekhar | Updated on Jul 11, 2023 05:37 PM IST | #UPCET

UPSEE MBA Exam Pattern 2022 - Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University (AKTU) Uttar Pradesh (AKTU) will prescribe the UPSEE MBA 2022 exam pattern. Details related to the mode of exam, marking scheme, a number of questions asked, time duration available to complete the exam, etc., will be mentioned under the UPSEE MBA 2022.

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UPSEE MBA Exam Pattern 2022 - Check Difficulty Level and Marking Scheme
UPSEE MBA Exam Pattern 2022 - Check Difficulty Level and Marking Scheme

Candidates can refer to the UPSEE MBA exam pattern 2022 before and after filling the application form to have an idea about the overall structure/paper pattern. UPSEE MBA will be divided into 4 sections - English language, numerical aptitude, thinking and decision making as well as general awareness. Candidates are advised to prepare on the basis of the UPSEE MBA 2022 exam pattern and syllabus. Complete details related to the exam pattern of UPSEE MBA 2022 can be checked in this article.

UPSEE MBA Exam Pattern 2022

To have an insight on the duration of the exam, time duration, marking scheme, mode of exam, and so on can be checked under the exam pattern of UPSEE MBA 2022. Candidates can formulate strategies to prepare for UPSEE MBA 2022 after going through the exam pattern. UPSEE MBA 2022 will be a paper-based test that will aim at admitting candidates to Management Programmes.

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Exam Pattern of UPSEE MBA 2022



Total Number of Questions


Number of Sections

4 sections

  • English language

  • Numerical Aptitude

  • Thinking and Decision Making

  • General Awareness

Exam Duration

2 Hours i.e. 120 minutes

Mode of ExamComputer-based mode

Types of Questions

Multiple-Choice Questions

Total Number of Marks


Marks for Correct Answer

4 marks will be awarded

Negative Marking Scheme

No negative marks for wrong/unattempted answers

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Section-Wise Structure of UPSEE MBA 2022

The four sections will have a total of 100 questions in total which will be divided into section-wise questions. Given below section-wise question distribution can be checked by candidates for reference for UPSEE MBA 2022, the same is based on previous years' format. For UPSEE MBA 2022 section-wise marks will be updated shortly:

Section-Wise Division:


No. of Question

Total Marks

Thinking and Decision Making



English Language



General Awareness



Number Aptitude






Bird’s Eye View of Detailed Information - UPSEE MBA Exam Pattern 2022

  • Medium of Exam - UPSEE MBA 2022 will be conducted in English medium. Each question will be asked only in English and candidates have to select any one option out of the given four

  • Marking Scheme - There will be no negative marking for wrong questions answered. However, a record of incorrect answers given by a candidate will be kept separately. Four marks will be awarded to candidates for each correct answer

  • Duration of Exam - UPSEE MBA 2022 will be of 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes. No sectional limit will be there

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Note - Candidates have to answer in OMR sheets with a ballpoint pen (Black / Blue) only. For evaluation purposes, the details filled in by the candidate in the OMR answer sheet will be treated by UPSEE as final.

UPSEE MBA Syllabus 2022

Keeping in view the exam pattern, the topics of the UPSEE MBA 2022 syllabus will be divided into four sections. Candidates who wish to take admission to A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University (AKTU) and other participating colleges, can devise strategies of preparation on the basis of the syllabus of UPSEE MBA 2022. An overview of the UPSEE MBA syllabus 2022 is mention below:

Subtopics under UPSEE MBA Syllabus 2022:

S. No.




Number Aptitude

  • Number System

  • Simple algebra

  • Permutation & Combination

  • Algebra

  • MensurationArithmetic

  • Profit and loss

  • Quadratic and linear equations

  • Time and Work

  • AveragesGeometry

  • Trigonometry

  • Interpretation of graphs

  • Charts and tables

  • Percentages


English Language

  • Grammar

  • Vocabulary

  • Antonyms

  • Uncommon words

  • Summary based questions

  • Inference - Statement - Conclusion

  • Critical Reasoning

  • Relationship between words & phrases

  • comprehension of passage sentence completion

  • Synonyms

  • Sentence correction

  • Idioms

  • Jumbled Sentence


General Awareness

  • Sports

  • Culture

  • Science

  • Technology

  • Trade and Industry

  • Economy

  • Politics

  • Books and Authors

  • Awards and Honours

  • Who is who

  • Famous personality


Thinking and Decision Making

  • Creative thinking,

  • Unfamiliar relationships

  • Verbal reasoning

  • Clock and calendars

  • Linear arrangements

  • Finding patterns trends

  • Assessment of figures & diagrams

  • Statements/ Conclusion

  • Direction

  • Family Tree/ Blood Relations

  • Assertion/ Reasons

  • Coding/ Decoding

UPSEE MBA Sample Paper 2022

In order to prepare for the exam, candidates can check the exam pattern either before filling the UPSEE MBA 2022 application form or check afterward. Along with keeping in mind the exam pattern and syllabus, candidates are advised to go through sample papers to have an idea of the type of questions asked.

Candidates can also refer to the previous year's question papers of UPSEE MBA and try to solve them within the stipulated time as per exam duration and check their level of preparation done/required.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. How many marks will be awarded for each correct attempt?

Four marks will be awarded for each right answer while no mark will be deducted for each wrong answers in UPSEE MBA 2022.

2. In which mode will UPSEE MBA 2022 be held?

UPSEE MBA 2022 will be held in online mode (Computer-based mode) only as per the exam pattern.

3. Do candidates have to select any section in a prescribed order?

No, neither there will be any sectional time limit, nor candidates will have to select any order while answering the questions.

4. Can candidates use any other color pen to fill the OMR sheet?

No, only a ballpoint pen (Black / Blue) only should be used by candidates to answer in UPSEE MBA 2022.

5. When will the UPCET 2022 exam held?

The UPSEE MBA (UPCET 2022) exam date is yet to be announced.


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It is very difficult to predict the actual cutoff of different colleges as it changes every year based on different factors like how many candidates appeared,how tough the paper was along with how many seats are available in different universities and performance of candidates appeared. Based on your rank and previous few years cutoff the colleges you may get are ( assuming you are from general category):

Bundelkhand University, jhansi

Institute of business management, chhatrapati shahu ji maharaj University

Veer bahadur singh puranchal University

Deen dayal upadhaya gorakhpur University

Dr. Ram monohar lohia avadh University

For more information visit:

Hope this helps

Dear Student,

given below are some of the highly recommended books for UPSEE MBA preparation,

For English Section

  • 30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary : Norman Lewis/ Simon & Schuster
  • A Mirror Of Common Errors : Dr Ashok Kumar Singh
  • Grammar Error Spot : A.Upadhyaya
  • Word Power Made Easy : Norman Lewis

For Number Ability Section

  • Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency  :  Arihant
  • How To Prepare for Logical Reasoning : Arun Sharma
  • Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT :  Nishit K. Sinha

For Thinking and Decision Making Section

  • How To Prepare for Logical Reasoning : Arun Sharma
  • Logical Reasoning  : Arihant
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning :  R.S. Agarwal

For General Awareness Section

  • General Knowledge : Arihant
  • Objective General Knowledge : Lucent
  • The Mega Year Book : Disha Experts

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) has started the choice locking process in UPSEE MBA counselling 2020.
These are some of good colleges for MBA :


  • GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management, Greater Noida

  • Integral University, Lucknow

  • Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur

  • Jaipuria Institute of Management, Ghaziabad

  • GLA University, Mathura

  • Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi

You can register from the link below:

I hope this helps.

Hello student,

I cannot predict any colleges for you as I don't have all the required info therefore I am providing the link to our college predictor tool which might be helpful.

Also, below is the link where you will find all the necessary details regarding the UPSEE Counselling

For the list of private colleges offering MBA through UPSEE examination below is the link

All the best!

Greetings, Neeraj.

With you rank you would be eligible to apply for 2nd to 3rd tier universities.

There are many colleges without much information on their reputation so I unfortunately cannot pinpoint which ones you would be interested in since you have not mentioned the region where you wish to apply.

I am attaching a list of cut offs for MBA UPSEE 2019 (round 1,2,3,4)

do refer to it for more information and decide accordingly.

good day!

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