UCEED 2025: Notification, Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus

UCEED 2025 Notification will be released in October 2024. Exam is expected to be held in third week of January 2025. UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design) is conducted once a year for admission in UG degree in Design (B.Des).

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Difficulty level of exam is considered moderately difficult. UCEED is conducted at national level by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, under the guidance of UCI-Committee.

UCEED 2025

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Candidates qualifying this exam will be offered admission at IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIITDM Jabalpur and others. In this article, we have mentioned complete information related to UCEED 2025 including application form, exam dates, exam pattern, eligibility, syllabus, etc.

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UCEED 2025 Overview

Exam NameUCEED 2025
Full NameUndergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design
Conducting BodyIndian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
Exam Level National Level
Courses OfferedB.Des
Frequency of Exam Once a year 
Exam ModePart A-Online and Part B-Offline Mode
Application ModeOnline Mode

UCEED 2025 Exam Dates

Candidates can check the below table for complete UCEED Exam Dates 2025:

Events Dates 2025 (Tentative) 
Online registration starts from1st week of October 2024
End date for registration without late fee2nd week of November 2024
End date for registration with late fee3rd week of November 2024
Publication of Admit Card1st week of January 2025
Last date for modification in admit card2nd week of January 2025
UCEED 2025 Exam3rd week of January 2025
Release of Provisional Answer key4th week of January 2025
Last Date to Challenge Draft Answer Key4th week of January 2025
Final Answer Key releases4th week of January 2025
UCEED 2025 Cut-Off Marks2nd week of February 2025
Announcement of Results2nd week of March 2025
Score Card Downloading Date2nd week of March 2025
Last Date to Download the Score Card2nd week of June 2025
Application starts for B.Des programme3rd week of June 2025 
1st round of Seat allocation 2nd week of April 2025

UCEED 2025 Application Form

Know the complete details related to UCEED 2025 Application Form from the given section:

  • UCEED Application Form 2025 will  be made available through online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to fill their registration form in first week of October 2024.
  • Applicants must satisfy the eligibility criteria before applying for UCEED 2025 exam.
  • Fill in all the necessary details asked in application form correctly and no correction facility will be provided.
  • Documents like scanned photographs and signatures must be uploaded in prescribed format.
  • Last date for online registration without late fee will be till second week of November 2024 and with late fee till third week of November 2024.
  • Candidates must retain a copy of filled application form for future usage.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates will have to pay UCEED 2025 registration fee through online mode.
  • In case payment made after the last date of registration, an additional late fee will also be charged.
  • Registration fee is neither refundable nor transferable.

The application fee for various category candidates will be as follows:

Category Application Fee
Indian Nationals Female candidates Rs. 1900/-
SC/ST/PwDRs. 1900/-
All other candidates Rs. 3800/-
Foreign NationalsCandidates from SAARC countriesUS $ 400
Candidates from Non-SAARC countriesUS $ 500

How to Apply for UCEED 2025 

These are some steps to apply for UCEED 2025:

  • Step-1: Go to the UCEED website (link will be given above).
  • Step-2: Navigate to the “Registration Portal” and complete the registration process.
  • Step-3: Now, login to website and fill the application form
  • Step-4: Provide details like personal, academic, address and other details in application form. 
  • Step-5: Upload scanned images of photograph and signature in prescribed format.
  • Step-6: Submit the form and Pay the prescribed  application fee.
  • Step-7: Lastly, take a printout of completed application form for future needs.

UCEED 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Applying candidates must go through the following UCEED eligibility Criteria 2025:

  • Qualifying exam: Applying candidates must have passed class 12th or equivalent from any recognised institution.
  • Total Attempts: Candidates will be able to attempt a maximum of 2 times  and the scorecard will be valid for admission in same corresponding year.
  • Age Limit: Candidates must be born on or after October 1, 1999 in case of OPEN/ EWS/ OBC-NCL category and born on or after October 1, 1994, in case of  SC/ ST or PwD category.
  • Appearing: Those appearing candidates in their qualifying exam or equivalent in 2025 will also be eligible to apply with some certain conditions. 

UCEED 2025 Exam Pattern

Checkout the detailed UCEED Exam Pattern 2025 from the given section:

  • Parts of Exam: The exam will be conducted in two parts- Part A and Part B. 
  • Mode of Exam: Part-A of exam will be conducted via online mode and Part-B through offline mode.
  • Duration: Candidates will be given 2 hours forPart A and 1 hour for Part-B. 
  • Types of Questions: Candidates will be asked Numerical Answer Types, Multiple Select Questions (MSQs) and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Part-A and Part B will consist of design aptitude and drawing questions. 
  • Total Questions: There will be 57 questions in Part A and 2 questions in Part B
  • Total Marks: Part A will be of 200 marks and Part B will be of 100 marks.
  • Medium: The language of question paper will be English.

Candidates can check the given table for UCEED 2025 Marking Scheme:

For Part-A:

Questions TypeCorrect AnswersWrong AnswersTotal  Marks
Numerical Answer Type  4072
Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)Partial Marking-172
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)3-0.7196

For Part-B:

Types of QuestionsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Sketching 150
Aptitude 150

UCEED 2025 Syllabus

The UCEED Syllabus 2025 is divided into two parts: Part-A and Part-B.  Each part will include the following topics:


  • Visualization and spatial reasoning
  • Practical and scientific knowledge
  • Observation and design sensitivity
  • Environment and society
  • Analytical and logical reasoning
  • Language
  • Creativity. 


  • Drawing:  Candidate’s ability to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line quality, proportion, composition, perspective and shading will be tested.
  • Design Aptitude: In this section, the capability to practically and appropriately respond to problems or situations will be determined.

UCEED 2025 Preparation Tips

The step-wise UCEED Preparation Tips 2025 are mentioned below:

  • Create awareness detailed syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Kickstart your preparation with subjects you find comparatively tough.
  • Keep practicing previous year’s paper and sample papers on a regular basis.
  • Keep practising sketching as it is one of the important part of UCEED
  • Collect effective study materials recommended by toppers.
  • Familiarize yourself with sketching tools.

UCEED Books 

Candidates can take help of the followings books to prepare for UCEED 2025:

Books Authors 
UCEED Entrance Exam Books and Test SeriesAFA India
Quantitative AptitudeR S Aggarwal
Cracking CEED & UCEED (with Previous Year’s Papers and Mock Tests)Ashok Goel and Arjun Kamal
Analytical Reasoning, Mental Aptitude, Verbal Aptitude-UCEED GuideInstitute Of Creative Sciences
Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning R S Aggarwal

UCEED 2025 Exam Centre

The UCEED Exam Centre 2025 will be held in 27 cities in India located at Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Chennai, Chandigarh, Delhi, Dehradun, Ernakulam, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kozhikode, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mysuru, Mumbai, Noida, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Panaji, Raipur, Thrissur, Thiruvananthapuram and Visakhapatnam.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: Candidates will be eligible to apply for UCEED 2025 in first week of October 2024.

Answer: Candidates will be able to appear for 2 attempts.

Answer: the exam will be conducted via both online and offline mode. The Part-A will be conducted through online (CBT) mode and Part-B through offline mode.

Answer: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay conducted the UCEED entrance exam every year.

Answer: No, examination is conducted only one time in a year.

Answer: Candidates completed 12th standard from any academic stream will be eligible to apply for UCEED 2025 .

Answer: Yes, all three sections of question paper will have different negative markings.

Answer: No, it will not be possible to rectify the mistake in filled application form.

Answer: Yes, foreign nationals will be able to apply for UCEED, but they must fulfill certain eligibility criteria and provide necessary documents as per the guidelines.

Answer: The last date to fill and submit the application form will be till second week of November 2025.

UCEED 2025 Admit Card

The admit card of UCEED 2025 will be made available for download in first week of January 2025. Candidates will be able to view or download their UCEED 2025 hall ticket through online mode. 

UCEED Admit Card is an important document that will need to be carried by candidates along with a photo ID proof on the day of exam. The admit card will contain necessary details like name, registration ID, roll number, photograph, exam schedule & location etc.

UCEED 2025 Answer Key

UCEED Answer Key 2025 will be displayed through online mode in 4th week of January 2025. The answer key will be made available to candidates on  the website of exam conducting authority through online mode. 

Candidates will be able to predict their tentative scores with the help of UCEED 2025 answer key before the declaration of result. The authority will release a provisional answer key to provide an opportunity to raise any comments against the answer key, in case of any doubts. 

UCEED 2025 Result

The Result of UCEED 2025 exam will be accessed by candidates through online mode by using their user login and password. The result will be announced by authority in second week of March 2025 for all the candidates those have appeared in the exam.

Candidates will be able to download UCEED scorecard 2025  along with or after the declaration of result. The result of candidates will be prepared on the basis of candidate’s overall performance in Part-A and Part-B. 

UCEED 2025 Rank List

A UCEED Rank List 2025 will be published by the authority for all the shortlisted candidates. Candidates will be able to check or view their rank through online mode. The authority will prepare a common rank list for all the candidates. 

UCEED 2025 rank list will be evaluated based on total marks scored by the candidates in   Part-A and Part-B of the exam. Candidates whose name appears in rank list will be invited to participate in counselling and further admission procedures.

UCEED 2025 Cut Off

UCEED Cut Off 2025 will be published by authority through online mode on their website.  candidates will have to go through the UCEED  website to be able to check cut off marks in second week of February 2025.

The cut off marks will decide whether the candidates are eligible to participate in UCEED 2025 Counselling rounds. To be eligible to participate in counselling rounds, candidates will need to obtain the minimum cut off marks in UCEED 2025 exam.

UCEED 2025 Reservation Criteria

The Reservation Criteria of UCEED 2025 Exam will be as follows:

Category Reservation Criteria
Non-Creamy Layer OBC27%
General Category EWS10%
PwD 5%

UCEED 2025 Counselling

UCEED Counselling 2025 will be organised for all the shortlisted candidates based on their performance in entrance exam and fulfilling of further eligibility criterias. The seat allocation for First round will be released in second week of April 2025.

Candidates will be able to register for B.Des programme till fourth week of March 2025. The authority will conduct three rounds of counselling and joint seat allotment process. Candidates selected in joint seat allocation will have to download the seat allotment letter using registered ID and provide an option of willingness to Freeze/Float their allotted seats.

UCEED 2025 Participating Institutes

Candidates can check the list of  various UCEED 2025 Participating Institutes below:

  • IIT Roorkee 
  • IIITDM Jabalpur
  • IIT Hyderabad 
  • IIT Guwahati 
  • IIT Bombay (IDC School of Design)
  • IIT Delhi 

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