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

uceed-2018UCEED 2018 Application Form can be submitted till 17th November 2017. Undergraduate 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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newiconUCEED 2018 Application Form can be submitted till 17th November 2017 (with late fee). Click here for application details.

UCEED 2018 Exam Date

Check all the official dates of UCEED for the academic year 2018-2019 from below:

EventsDates (Announced)
Commencement of online application form9th October 2017
Last date for submission of application form without late fee12th November 2017 (Extended)
Submission of application form with late fee17th November 2017
Issue of Admit Card25th December 2017
Last date for rectification of discrepancies in the admit card5th January 2018
Date of Examination20th January 2018
Publication of Draft Answer Key27th January 2018
Last date for sending Comments about Draft Answer Key31st January 2018
Declaration of Result18th February 2018
Downloading of Score Card18th February 2018
Application for B.Des programme8th – 23rd June 2018
Seat Allotment Round 12nd July 2018
Seat Allotment Round 29th July 2018
Seat Allotment Round 314th July 2018

UCEED 2018 Application Form

  • UCEED application form 2018 can be filled through online mode only.
  • Candidates are able to fill the application from 9th October 2017.
  • The application form submission with late fee can be done till 17th 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:

CategoryGender
MaleFemaleThird
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:

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  • Nationality: UCEED 2018 is open for Indian as well as foreign nationals & OCI/PIO card holders. Seats allotted to foreign nationals are supernumerary with a cap of 10% of total available seats in the course.
  • Age Limit: Candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1993 (Open or OBC-NCL) and on or October 1, 1988 (SC/ST/PwD category). (REVISED)
  • 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.
  • Language: Question paper will be asked in English language.
  • Exam Duration: The exam is of 3 hours duration (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM).
  • 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.

Exam Centres

UCEED 2018 will be conducted in the following cities:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubneshwar
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Thiruvanthapuram
  • Thrissur
  • Vishakhapatnam

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.

Click here to view detailed UCEED 2018 Syllabus

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 (given below).
  • 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 is available from 9th 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: 17th November 2017 (with 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/-.
Answer: Yes, candidates can apply for maximum two consecutive years.
Answer: If you do not have a birth certificate you can upload copy of passport, or copy of Aadhaar Card or copy of X class marksheet/school leaving certificate showing your date of birth.

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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 25th 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 on 27th January 2018. Candidates can match their answers with the official answer key to estimate their marks. Last date to submit comments about answer key will be 31st January 2018. The previous year answer keys and question papers are given below:

YearQuestion PapersAnswer Key
2017Click HereClick Here
2016Click HereClick Here

UCEED 2018 Result

UCEED 2018 result will be declared on 18th February 2018. Candidates can check their result by entering user login and password. All the qualified candidates can download their score card at the time of declaration of result. The score card will be valid for only one year.

UCEED Rank List

Rank list will be prepared based on the marks in UCEED 2018. It will be prepared only on the normalized total marks. No separate category wise rank list will be published. Candidates who score the minimum prescribed marks in each sections of the question paper and minimum total marks will be included in the rank list. Tie breaking method will be applied if candidates scores same marks. Tie breaking criteria is mentioned below:

  • Higher rank will be given to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Section B.
  • If tie still remains, higher rank will be given to the candidate who has secured higher marks in Section A.
  • If tie still persists, candidates will be assigned the same rank.

Minimum prescribed marks for inclusion in the Rank List:

Merit ListMinimum % of marks in each SectionMinimum aggregate marks of all three section
Common Rank List (CRL)10100
OBC-NCL rank list990
SC rank list550
ST rank list550
PwD rank list550

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. Admission process will be started from 8th June 2018.

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

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  1. Brian Byju says:

    I gave my 10th cerfiticate in the column of qualifying exam certificate.Is there any way I can change it? Will I be rejected?

  2. Sreerag says:

    How much people registered in the last year for this exam ?

  3. dikshita says:

    how can i register uceed form for guwahati IIT..can u give me the link

  4. Adarsh says:

    Can I have the link of application form..

  5. arjun rana says:

    Actually i have given 12th exam in 2016 and take a re attempt of exam in 2017, i am eligible or not……

  6. Lay Shah says:

    Hi,
    The information provided here is quite helpful specifically came to know about the minus marking would also be there in the section C, however would kindly like to inform you that there is a minor mistake in the weightage section where you have mentioned that there would be 20 questions of 4 marks in section B and precisely it contains 25 questions!

    Kindly request you to update

  7. Shyam anand says:

    Dear sir,
    Is UCEED ONLY ENOUGH OR JEE IS NECESSARY.
    Thanks

  8. Dhanjit Roy says:

    How much percentage required of class 12th for IIT B. Design

  9. Arjun K Lenin says:

    Where should I go for applying.How to apply?

  10. Axat Shrivastava says:

    I passed my 12th exam in 2016. M I eligible to fill the form?

  11. Asit says:

    I will appear for 12th boards in 2018, can I apply for uceed 2018?

  12. Tushar chauhan says:

    I passed 12th in 2017, so can I apply for uceed 2018?

  13. Darpan Adhaoo says:

    How many marks are required in SSC board exam in 2018?

  14. Chandrashekhar says:

    Do we have to submit open class certificate

  15. Khushboo says:

    Can we have to submit category certificate for open category also?

  16. Shikha says:

    Pls.reply me fast
    My DOB is 10/11/ 1998
    But I have completed my 12 in 2015 so, AM I ELIGIBLE?

  17. Srivani says:

    Dear Sir,

    I completed my DAA (Diploma in Architectural Assistantship) hence I would like to know whether I am eligible for UCEED – 2018. Please let me know.

  18. Thochi Sebb says:

    I have completed by diploma in CIPET (Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology) this year 2017. Can i apply for B. Design? can i give UCEED entrance? Is there any provision for Lateral entry as well?

  19. Prapti muscle says:

    I am from sbc category
    ..whether there are any reservations

  20. SURAJ SHARMA says:

    I will complete my 12th in 2018 but i am born on 3rd June 2018.

  21. Karishma Nain says:

    I have passed class 12 in 2016-17…. And I was born on 28 September 2000…so can I apply for UCEED 2018..

  22. Shani Ahirwar says:

    I was born on 21st Feb 1998 and in the eligibility criteria the date is given 1st October 1998 so can I apply the form?

  23. linghesh says:

    As per given information sec-A 4 marks 20 questions sec-B 4 marks 20 ques sec-C 3 marks 40 ques so the total is 280 but it is mentioned as 300 ..??

  24. Gaurav kamble says:

    I am 18 yrs old f.y.bcom student i failed in uceed 2016 than I took gap so nw can I apply for uceed 2018 , i passed 12th in 2016

  25. piyush says:

    Sir,I qualified 10+2 in 2016 and given improvement exam in 2017 and qualified ,so can I give uceed 2018

  26. Reena says:

    Can I fill this form after diploma in mechanical engineering ???

  27. Disha says:

    Please tell me the cut of marks for this examination

  28. ketan kapadia says:

    i want to know
    qualifying mark out of 300…???
    exam center???

  29. neeraj deshpande says:

    I’m learn in 12 th std
    I can give this exam????

  30. Titas Sarkar says:

    how many candidates qualify in the uceed exams each year?

  31. Titas Sarkar says:

    for uceed exm preparation is it neccesary to have couching or study material.or we can qualify it using our talent.and aptitude?
    how many candidates qualify in the uceed exams each year?

  32. aditya sharma says:

    the centers will be given to my respected city like indore. or it depend..on them

  33. 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?

  34. 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)?

    • Trickster says:

      Good command over English is tested in two ways firstly by the questions which test your reading and comprehension skills. Secondly by the question where the candidate is supposed to visualise the given question(e.g “above”, “over”, “on top” can mean the same or different with context to the question).

      It’s better to solve previous years question papers to gauge your skill level and work on your weaknesses.
      As of now No announcement has been made for seat inclusion.

    • Arjun K Lenin says:

      1.Good command in English is required to understand the questions.2.There are few books you can find online.3.Not yet.But it may get added in few more iits by 2020

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