Get smart about the Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam
Get smart about the Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam
Q. What is the duration of the test?
A. 120 minutes
Q. When is this test being offered?
A. The test is going to be administered from January 11 – August 31, 2021.
Q. Who is this test designed for?
A. The test is designed for all candidates eligible and applying for admissions to an undergraduate programme at any of the universities participating in this programme.
Q. Which universities accept Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam?
A. Click here to see the list of colleges / universities participating in this programme.
Q. Where will the tests be administered?
A. You can take the Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam at any of the Pearson VUE test centres in your region. You can also take the exam from your home or office via OnVUE online proctoring.
Q. Are there sectional cut-offs?
A. The exam itself does not have any cut-offs. However, the participating colleges may have their own cut-offs.
Q. Is there any negative marking?
Q. Can I apply for admissions to foreign universities with Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam scores?
A. Exam scores do not currently work for admissions to foreign universities, but we encourage you to continue checking the list of colleges and universities that accept Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam scores.
Q. What is the Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam scoring?
A. The scoring is done sectionally and is also psychometrically evaluated.
Q. Can I use my 2021 Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam score for admissions to Indian universities in later years?
A. Your scores are only valid for admissions in the same year admissions.
Q. Can we alter the sequence of answering the sections?
A. Questions presented in the exam are not fixed and may differ from candidate to candidate, including the sequence.
Q. What are the important dates for the Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam 2021?
- Registration and scheduling start date: January 11, 2021.
- Exam date start and end date: January 11 – August 31, 2021.
- Announcement of cut-offs and selection by participating colleges: Check their respective websites.
Q. How can I register for the Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam?
A. Click on Register Now button on the home page and submit the registration application and required fee for the Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam.
Q. What is the exam fee? What modes of payment are available?
A. The application fee (including the examination fee) is INR 1850 (USD 25.1), which you can pay online using Net-banking, Credit / Debit cards, and other popular modes of payment.
Q. Are offline modes of payment available? If yes, what modes are available?
A. Offline modes of payment are not available.
Q. How will I know if my registration has been accepted?
A. Upon successful submission of the registration application, you will receive confirmation emails along with a payment invoice and instructions for scheduling the exam.
Q. What can lead to cancellation of my registration?
A. If there is any invalid or wrong information in your registration application, it could lead to cancellation of your exam. Be sure to adhere to all other terms laid out in our Terms and Conditions.
Q. Will I get a test registration fee refund in case of cancellation?
A. The registration fee is non-refundable and will not be refunded under any circumstances.
Q. What will happen if the registration form or payment details are incomplete?
A. In case your registration form and / or payment are found to be incomplete before the last date of registration application submission, you can be considered ineligible for taking the exam.
Q. Are there accommodations/support for candidates with disability?
A. Yes, we intend to provide as much support for candidates as possible. However, accommodations will be decided on a case-by-case basis.
Q. How can I get help during registration?
A. Candidate registration and support helplines will be available through the registration website. We will also share these resources through the registration confirmation and other email communications.
Q. What is the last date to register?
A. The last date for registration is August 25, 2021.
Q. What are the eligibility requirements to sit for the Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam?
A. Candidates must have a score of 10+2 from the relevant state or central board or similar eligibility as per Indian education guidelines.
Q. Can I edit my registration applications once it's submitted?
A. Once you submit your application, it is final. Please review the Terms and Conditions and exam rules carefully to avoid submitting wrong information and potential disqualification.
Q. What are the specifications of the photo upload on the registration application?
A. The photo required for the registration application should be a standard passport size on a solid background and less than 100 KB in file size. See more details in the registration application page here.
Q. When and how will I come to know of the test centre details?
A. You will need to select the test centre of your choice during scheduling. However, the test centre availability will be on a first-come,-first-served basis.
Q. Do I need an admit card?
A. There is no admit card required or available.
Q. When and how will I receive my results?
A. Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam scores will be immediately available at the end of the exam and they will also appear in your Pearson VUE candidate account.
Q. What IDs and documents are required for admission on the day of the test?
A. One of the following IDs is required:
- 12th Board admit card (only if it has a photograph)
- Admit cards of the following competitive examinations conducted in the year 2021 (only if it has a photograph):
- Aadhar card
- PAN card
- 10th or 12th pass certificates/mark sheets (only if they have a photograph)
Q. What time is the exam offered?
A. Exam slots may vary and depend on the test centre chosen by the candidate. However, the slots will be mostly between 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (with exceptions).
Q. What if I arrive late to the exam centre due to unforeseen circumstances?
A. Late arrival of up to 15 minutes is allowed. If you are more than 15 minutes late, you will not be allowed admission to the test centre.
Q. What can I bring to the test centre?
A. You should not bring any items other than your required ID to the test centre.
Q. Does my name have to exactly match the documents I provide for identification?
A. Yes, your name must exactly match your ID documents.
Q. What if I see an error in a question or answer choice?
A. In such a case, answer the question to the best of your understanding and finish the test. After the exam, you can write to PearsonUGsupport@Pearson.com to share what you observed.
Q. Will there be any breaks during the test?
A. There are no scheduled breaks allowed during the test.