UCEED 2018: Application Form, Exam Dates, Preparation, Syllabus

uceed-2018Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination For Design (UCEED) is administered by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Bombay) under the guidance of the UCEED Admissions committee. Candidates wishing for admission to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) and Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur (IIITDMJ) must appear for UCEED 2018. Here, aspirants can get detailed information about UCEED 2018.

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UCEED 2018 Exam Date

Check all the dates of UCEED for the academic year 2018-2019. Dates given here are tentative.

EventsDates (Tentative)
Commencement of online application form3rd week of October 2017
Last date for submission of application form without late fee2nd week of November 2017
Last date for submission of application form with late fee2nd week of November 2017
Issue of Admit Card4th week of December 2017
Last date for rectification of discrepancies in the admit card2nd week of January 2018
Date of Examination4th week of January 2018
Publication of Draft Answer Key4th week of January 2018
Last date for sending Comments about Draft Answer Key4th week of January 2018
Declaration of Result3rd week of February 2018
Downloading of Score Card4th week of February 2018
Application for B.Des programme2nd week of June 2018
Seat Allotment Round 11st week of July 2018
Seat Allotment Round 22nd week of July 2018
Seat Allotment Round 33rd week of July 2018

UCEED 2018 Application Form

  • UCEED application form 2018 will be filled through online mode only.
  • Candidates will be able to fill the application from the third week of October 2017.
  • The application form without late fee will be submitted till the second week of November 2017.
  • All the applicants are suggested to fill the application form within the stipulated time.
  • Application form incomplete in any respect will be rejected.

Application Fee:

Check the category-wise and gender-wise application fee of UCEED:

OPEN/ OBC-NCLRs.2000Rs.1000Rs.2000
SC/ST/PwDRs.1000Rs.1000Rs. 1000

Eligibility Criteria

Candidate should fulfill each of the eligibility requirement to be eligible for UCEED 2018:

  • Nationality: UCEED 2018 is open for Indian as well as foreign nationals.
  • Age Limit: Candidates belonging from OPEN/ OBC-NCL category should have been born on or after 1 October, 1998 (1 October, 1993 for SC/ST/PwD category candidates).
  • Number of Attempts: Candidate can take the UCEED examination for a maximum of two consecutive years.
  • Qualifying Examination: Candidate must have passed the class 12th examination in 2017 or appearing in 2018 are eligible to apply. The qualifying examination can be passed/appearing in any stream (Science, Commerce, Arts & Humanities).
  • Those who have passed/appearing the qualifying examination in 2016 or earlier are not eligible to apply.

UCEED 2018 Exam Pattern

UCEED exam pattern 2018 consists of structure of the paper including subjects, exam duration, marks allotted, negative marking and type of questions. It helps the students in preparation before they appear for the exam.

  • Exam Mode: The examination of UCEED will be held in online mode (CBT).
  • Number of Questions: The test will contain total 80 questions of maximum 300 marks.
  • Type of Questions: Questions in each section will be of different type. Section A contains 20 questions of Numerical Answer Type (NAT). Section B contains total 20 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ). Section C contains 40 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • Number of Sections: The paper will consist of 3 sections namely A, B and C.
  • Exam Duration: The exam is of 3 hours duration.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer in Section A will carry 4 marks, Section B carries 4 marks for each right answer and for Section C, 3 marks will be given for each correct response.
  • Negative Marking: There is a negative marking of 1 mark in section C only.

UCEED Syllabus

UCEED syllabus will include six topics namely Visualization and spatial ability, Observation and design sensitivity, Environmental and social awareness, Analytical and logical reasoning, Language and creativity, Design thinking and problem solving. Candidates can go through the previous years question papers to know the kind of questions asked in the examination.

How to Prepare for UCEED

Know few tips to get good marks in UCEED:

  • Create a study time-table.
  • Practice previous years question papers of UCEED.
  • Understand the complete exam pattern & syllabus.
  • Take mock test.
  • Good command in English is required. Candidate must know the use of tenses, verb patterns, articles, grammar, reading comprehension, etc.
  • Stay healthy.

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: Refer Exam Pattern section of our article.
Answer: Application form will be available in the 3rd week of October 2017.
Answer: Documents required while filling the application are scanned signature, photograph, category certificate, qualifying examination certificate in case of passed the examination. Appearing candidates have to produce the certificate from the school/college principal in prescribed format.
Answer: Request for any changes in the application form will not be entertained under any condition.
Answer: 2nd week of November 2017 (without late fee).
Answer: There is NO reservation under the OBC category. Only OBC (Non creamy layer) candidates can apply under OBC-NCL.
Answer: Only Section C of the question paper has negative marking.

Answer: For OPEN/ OBC-NCL – Rs. 2000/- (for female candidates, fee is Rs. 1000/-). For SC/ST/PwD, the application fee is Rs. 1000/-.

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UCEED Admit Card 2018

Candidates who have successfully submitted their application form will be eligible to download the UCEED 2018 admit card from the last week of December 2017. Admit card contain details like Name, Roll Number, photograph, signature, examination schedule & examination centre details.

UCEED Answer Key

The draft answer key of UCEED 2018 will be released by the authority in 4th week of January 2018. Candidates can match their answers with the official answer key to estimate their marks.

UCEED 2018 Result

UCEED 2018 result will be declared in the third week of February 2018. Candidates can check their result by entering user login and password. All the qualified candidates can download their score card in the last week of February 2018. Rank list will be prepared based on the marks in UCEED 2018.

UCEED Admission Procedure

Candidates who have qualified the UCEED examination and want to take admission in IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, and IIITDM Jabalpur are required to fill the common application form for admission to the B.Des programme. The application form will be available in the IIT Bombay admission portal. Seats will be allotted based on the applicant UCEED rank, category and choice of institutes.

For any queries regarding UCEED 2018, you may leave your comments below.

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  1. Debasmita Ghosh says:

    1.you Have said good command of english is required for best preparation method. what type of question comes in english and in which section?
    2. Is there any prescribed book for cracking UCEED 2018 examination?
    3. From 2018, if the seat wiil likely to be increased? is there any inclusions of IIT in near future (other than IIT B anf IIT G)?

  2. Prateek das says:

    I passed my H.S(10+2) in the year 2012 and i am a b.sc graduate. Date of birth 11/11/1993.I belong to the sc category. Can i appear on uceed 2018?

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