Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam Pattern

# Dec 18, 2021 by Harshita Nandal

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Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam Pattern:

The Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam is a computer based Test that can be given by students either at their home or at test centres. The Examination is of 120 minutes duration and has no negative marking. It tests the candidates on Quantitative, Verbal and Abstract Reasoning questions, also there is an Essay to be written by the candidates on a relevant topic.

The Scoring of the exam is very unique in which three sections are scored on a scale of 100-300 and the Essay written by students is sent directly to the University and College which students apply to through Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam.

For a clearer idea of the Examination students can take the Practice Test here:

Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam Practice Test


Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam Pattern in Brief:



Mode of Examination

Computer Based Test (CBT)


120 Minutes


Quantitative Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning

Abstract Reasoning


Type of Questions

MCQs and Essay

Total No. of Question

108 + 1 Essay

Negative Marking

No Negative Marking

Language of Examination



Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam Pattern in Detail:


No. of Questions



Quantitative Reasoning


38 Minutes

Scores are converted to a scale that shares a common scale across all three sections, in the range of 100 to 300.

Verbal Reasoning


32 Minutes

Abstract Reasoning


40 Minutes



10 Minutes

Essay response will be sent to the university for further consideration where student applies for admission.


108 + 1 Essay

120 Minutes



Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam Important Points:

  • It is a Computer Based Test and can be attempted from Home/office or at Test centres as per student’s convenience.
  • There is individual time limit for each section.
  • There is no negative marking.
  • A Student can attempt the Examination a maximum of 3 times in a year keeping minimum 15 days gap between each attempt.
  • For each new attempt the Students will have to register and pay the exam fee each time.
  • Students can also reschedule their examination, although it has to be done at least 48 hours before the exam and for each rescheduling a Fee of INR 500 will be charged.


Exam Day Guidelines:

  • Late arrival of up to 15 minutes is allowed. If students are more than 15 minutes late, they will not be allowed admission to the test centre and the registration fee will not be refunded.
  • For the online exam, it is recommend logging into the account 30 minutes early to start the check-in process and allow any system troubleshooting.
  • Other than the required Id student must not bring anything else to the Test Centre.

Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam Key Points:

Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam Full Form

Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam

Conducting Body

Pearson VUE

Exam Level


Mode of Application


Mode of Exam


Exam Duration

120 Minutes

Exam Frequency

18th October, 2021 to 31st August, 2022

Score Validity

Same Academic year

Number of Questions

108 + 1 Essay

Questions Type

Multiple Choice Questions and 1 Essay

Application Fee

₹1750 + Taxes (USD $23.74)

Total Seats Offered


Accepting Colleges

More than 100 Private Universities and Colleges.

Official Website





About Author

Harshita Nandal
Harshita Nandal

Harshita Nandal has worked as a Creative head in Mitrakshar, University of Delhi. She has done her Graduation from the University of Delhi in English Honours. In her free time, she prefers to play the guitar, take short walks in between work and loves to watch Korean dramas. Currently, she is an author at Educere India to fulfil the desire of her passion for writing.