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DAT Instructions

DAT Instructions:


All India, Online Proctored Test conducted by Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, PUNE, INDIA

For Admission Selection Process to B.Des., B.AAC. And B.Sc. Design

25th June, 2023 at 11:00 AM

DAT Pattern


Question Pattern

Question Type

Number of Questions

Marks for each section

Time per section


Multiple Choice Questions

Visualization, Observation and Perception

35 Questions

100 Marks

90 Minutes


Creativity, Analytical and Logical Reasoning

35 Questions


Design Thinking and Problem Solving

30 Questions


100 Questions

100 Marks

90 Minutes

Important instructions during DAT :

  • 1. Admit card can be downloaded from dpu.edu.in one week prior to the DPU-SOD DAT. Kindly take coloured and clear print of the admit card for the DPU-SOD DAT.
  • 2. DPU-SOD Design Aptitude Test is scheduled to start at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on 25th June, 2023
  • 3. Candidate must be seated atleast 15 minutes prior to the DPU-SOD Design Aptitude Test scheduled.
  • 4. Candidate must ensure that the system is on, duly charged, high bandwidth internet connection and the camera is in working condition through out the test.
  • 5. Candidate must ensure all the material necessary is readily available with self. Candidate is not allowed to speak or call for assistance during the test.
  • 6. Candidate must keep their admit card, Aadharcard / Driving Licence as ID proof, if asked for verification.
  • 7. Total duration of the Design Aptitude Test is 90 minutes.
  • 8. SECTION - A B and C will have a Multiple Choice Questions and you have to select the appropriate (correct) answer for each question.
  • 9. Each question is of one mark and there is no negative marks for a wrong answer.
  • 10. You should be seated in an isolated room without any disturbance during the test. Once you are given access, you will not be allowed to leave your seat till the test is over and submitted.
  • 11. For any query related to technical errors, downloading admit cards, forgot username or password, etc; kindly connect with Mr. Abhijit Phad (M) 8956627636
  • 12. For any query related to program, entrance exam, curriculum, fee structure, selection process, program commencement, kindly connect with Mr. Abhijit Phad (M) 8956627636

Materials necessary to attempt SECTION - A B C

  • 1. Laptop or Desktop with high resolution operative camera and high internet bandwidth.
  • 2. Do not use calculator, digital watch during the test. If found detected by sensors, you will be disqualified without any further warning.



Dr. D. Y. Patil School of Design, Tathawade, Pune, India

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune India




15th June, 2023

5:00 PM

Last Date to Apply for B.Des. | B.AAC. | B.Sc. Design

22nd June, 2023

Day process

Mock DAT online

25th June, 2023

11:00 AM

DPU-SOD|Design Aptitude Test (DAT)

27th June, 2023

5:00 PM

Final Merit List

29th June, 2023

Day process

Online Personal Interview and Counseling

5th July, 2023

5:00 PM

Last to confirm admission