UCEED 2018

UCEEDUCEED 2018 - IIT Bombay had released the online application form of UCEED 2018. The last date for the submission of the application form was November 12, 2017. However, with late fee, the candidates can submit the application fee of UCEED 2018 till November 17. IIT Bombay has announced the important dates of UCEED 2018. The Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) which is the online examination conducted by IIT Bombay for admissions to Bachelor of Design (B.Des) programmes offered by IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur will be held on January 20, 2018. The official result of UCEED 2018 will be declared on February 18, 2018 by the conducting authority. Candidates who have qualified 12th standard (or equivalent) or will be qualifying in 2018 in any stream (Science, Commerce or Arts and Humanities) will be termed eligible to apply for UCEED 2018.  All UCEED admissions will be done based on the merit and selection of seats by the candidates. For more information about eligibility criteria, application process, result, counselling of UCEED 2018, read the full article given below.

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All candidates, Indian and of Foreign nationality, will be eligible for admission if they meet the required criteria. UCEED 2018 examination will consist of numerical, multiple type and multiple choice questions.

 

Salient Features of UCEED 2018

Events

Overview

Name of Examination

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design

Commonly Known As

UCEED

Conducting Authority

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay

Mode of Examination

Online

Level of Examination

Undergraduate

Category of Examination

National Level

What's New in UCEED 2018?

  • UCEED 2018 will be held in 20 cities. Last year, the examination was held in 19 cities by the authorities. The list of the exam cities has also been modified and announced for all interested candidates.  

  • The score card of UCEED 2018 will be available on the same day the official result will be announced i.e., February 18, 2018. 

  • GST will also be calculated along with the application fees of UCEED 2018. 

  • The age limit for appearing in UCEED 2018 has been revised. Open or OBC-NCL candidates born on or after October 1, 1993, are elible to appear in the entrance exam. SC, ST and PwD candidates can avail age relaxation of up to five years. 

UCEED Results will be shared with the following institutes who will offer admissions to B.Des programmes on the basis of the same. These universities will not be particiapting in the UCEED counselling process. Some seats will be offered by the institutes.

  • Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar

  • Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi 

  • U.P. Institute of Design Noida (An Institute of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow)

  • Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab

  • University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun 

  • VIT University, Vellore, TamilNadu

UCEED Important Dates 2018

 

The candidates of UCEED 2018 can check the important dates given below to know when the various events related to the entrance examination will commence. 

 

UCEED 2018 Important Dates

S.No

Event

Important Dates 

1

Commencement of Online Registration

October 9, 2017

2

Final Date of Online Registration

November 12, 2017

3

Last Date for Online Registration with Late Fee

November 13 to 17, 2017

4

Availability of Admit Card

December 25, 2017 onwards

5

Final Date for Correction of Discrepancies in Admit Card

January 5, 2018 

6

UCEED 2018 Examination

January 20, 2018 (10 AM to 1 PM)

7

Draft Answer Key of UCEED 2018

January  27, 2018

8

Final Date for Submitting Comments about Draft Answer Key

January 31, 2018

9

Announcement of Result

February 18, 2018

10

Availability of Score Card for Download

February 18, 2018

11

Application for Admission into B.Des Programme

June 8 to June 23, 2018

12

Round 1 of Seat Allotment

July 2, 2018 

13

Round 2 of Seat Allotment

July 9, 2018 

14

Round 3 of Seat Allotment

July 14, 2018 

UCEED Application Form 2018

 

The application form of UCEED 2018 with regular fee is now over on November 12. The candidates can now fill the application form of UCEED 2018 with late fee till November 17 in online mode. The following steps can be followed while filling UCEED Application Form 2018:

  • Registration – The candidates will be required to register themselves by submitting their name, mobile number, date of birth, mobile number, email id and more. A registration ID and password will be generated after successful registration.

  • Filling of Application Form – Personal, educational and contact details of the candidates has to be provided while filling the UCEED 2018 application form. Three exam city preferences also have to be submitted.

  • Uploading of Documents – Photograph, signature, qualifying examination certificate and more documents has to be uploaded.

  • Payment of Application Fees – The required application fees has to be submitted in online mode (net banking/ credit card/ debit card).
  • Submission of Application Form – Finally, the application form has to be submitted by the candidates.

Application Fees of UCEED 2018

Particulars

Female

SC/ST/PwD

Other Candidates

Application Fees

Rs. 1000 + Rs. 180 (18% GST) = Rs. 1180

Rs. 1000 + Rs. 180 (18% GST) = Rs. 1180

Rs. 2000 + Rs. 360 (18% GST) = Rs. 2360

 

UCEED Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

For admissions into the seats offered through UCEED 2018, the candidates will have to meet certain eligibility criteria and standards. Failure to meet the required criteria will make the candidate ineligible for admission into the participating institutes. Different criteria have been listed below which the candidates will have to satisfy.

 

UCEED 2018 Eligibility Criteria

S.No

Particular

Eligibility Criteria

1

Age Limit

General/OBC-NCL Category – The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1993.

SC/ST/PwD Category – Should have been born on or after October 1, 1988.

3

Number of Attempts

The candidates will be allowed to attempt UCEED for a maximum two times in consecutive years

4

Qualifying Examination

  • The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination (12th standard or equivalent) in 2017 or should be appearing in 2018.

  • Those candidates who appeared for the first time in their qualifying exam in 2016 or earlier will not be eligible for admissions.

  • Students from all streams are eligible for admission

UCEED Reservation Criteria 2018

 

Under the government policies, a certain number of seats will be reserved for minority categories. Only those candidates who fit the eligibility criteria will be able to seek admission under the reservation criteria of UCEED 2018.

 

Reservation of Seats through UCEED 2018

S.No

Categories

Percentage of Seat Reserved

1

OBC NCL

27%

2

SC

15%

3

ST

7.5%

4

PwD

5%

 

UCEED Exam Centres 2018

 

UCEED 2017 examination will be held in 20 cities in India. The candidates will be able to select three exam centres as preferences while filling the online application form. The selected exam centre cannot be changed after the submission of the application form. One city may have multiple exam centres. The committee of UCEED 2018 has to the right to add or remove exam centres and allot a centre that may not be the selected choice of the candidates. The authorities will also be able to drop an exam centre if enough number of candidates are not available there. In this case, the candidates will be allotted another centre which may be their second or third choice.

 

UCEED 2018 Exam Centres

S.No

Exam Centres

1

Ahmedabad

2

Bengaluru 

3

Bhopal

4

Bhubaneshwar

5

Chandigarh

6

Chennai

7

Delhi

8

Guwahati

9

Hyderabad

10

Jaipur 

11

Kolkata

12

Lucknow

13

Mumbai

14

Nagpur

15

Patna

16

Pune

17

Raipur 

18

Thiruvananthapuram

19

Thrissur

20

Vishakhapatnam

How to Prepare for UCEED 2018

 

UCEED Exam Pattern 2018

 

The examination of UCEED 2018 will be conducted in online mode for all registered and eligible candidates. Before the examination, the candidates are advised to check UCEED 2018 Exam Pattern to know the details regarding the entrance examination for admissions into B.Des programme.

 

UCEED 2018 Exam Pattern

S.No

Particulars

Details

1

Mode of Examination

Online (Computer Based Test)

2

Duration of Examination

3 hours

3

Language

English

4

Total Marks

300 Marks

6

Sections

Section A: Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Section B: Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

Section C: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Marking Scheme of UCEED 2018

S.No

Section

Marking Scheme

1

Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

  • For each correct response 4 marks will be awarded

  • No negative marking 

2

Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

  • 5 marks will be awarded for each correct response

  • No negative or partial marking 

3

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

  • The candidates will be awarded 3 marks for each correct answer

  • 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

 

Unattempted questions will be awarded no marks.

UCEED Syllabus 2018

 

The syllabus of UCEED 2018 is given below for all of the candidates to know which topics and chapters will be present in the entrance examination. By knowing UCEED 2018 Syllabus, the candidates will be able to strengthen their preparation process. By following the syllabus, the candidates can stay focused on what they have to study and not get diverted.

 

UCEED 2018 Syllabus

S.No

Sections

Some of the Topics Present in the Section

1

Visualization and Spatial Ability

  • Pictorial and Diagrammatic Questions

  • Knowledge of Practical and Everyday Mechanical and Scientific Concepts

2

Observation and Design Sensitivity

  • Ability to Detect Concealed Properties in Things, People and more and to critically evaluate them.

  • Ability to Discern Subtle Differences in Visual Properties and Aesthetic Outcomes.

3

Environmental and Social Awareness

  • General Awareness of Environmental Factors

  • Awareness of Social and Cultural Connection with Design, History of Designed Artifact and more.

4

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • Ability to Look at Information

  • Date Interpretation, Brainteasers and Patterns.

5

Language and Creativity

  • Ability to Understand and Use Standard English

  • Ability to Think Creatively in Terms of Alternatives.

6

Design Thinking and Problem Solving

  • Ability to Understand Complexity

  • Ability to Use Visual Analogies

UCEED Sample Papers 2018

 

The sample papers of UCEED 2018 will help the candidates practice for the upcoming entrance examination. Using the UCEED 2018 sample papers, the candidates will be able to practically apply all of their studied topics and concepts. The sample papers consist of the previous year question papers of UCEED which the candidates can use for the purpose of practice. All candidates are advised to solve UCEED sample papers 2018 to boost their preparation process for the examination.

 

Sample Papers of UCEED

S.No

Year

Question Paper

Answer Key

 1

UCEED 2017

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2

UCEED 2016

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3

UCEED 2015

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UCEED Admit Card 2018

 

The admit card of UCEED 2018 will be available for download from December 25, 2017. Only those candidates who manage to successfully register themselves will be able to download their admit card. Before downloading the admit card, the candidates will have to check the document for any mistakes. The admission authorities should be contacted in case of any discrepancy. UCEED Admit Card 2018 is an important document that all candidates will have to produce at the examination hall.

 

The following details will be present in the admit card of UCEED 2017:

  • Name of the Candidate

  • Application ID of the Candidate

  • UCEED 2017 Roll Number

  • Photograph and Signature of Candidate

  • Schedule of Examination

  • Examination Centre Details

  • Instruction to Candidates

UCEED Answer Key 2018

 

The official authorities will be releasing the question papers and the draft answer key of UCEED 2018 on January 27, 2018. Using the released UCEED 2018 answer key, the candidates will be able to check and compare their answers with the correct ones. The probable secured scores can be calculated by the candidates using the answer key. In case of any discrepancy/comment regarding the UCEED answer key 2018, the candidates will have to send an email with the subject "Comments on Answer Keys" to [email protected] on or before January 31, 2018. 

 

UCEED Result 2018

 

The result of UCEED 2018 will be available in online mode for all candidates on February 18, 2018. The candidates will be able to access the UCEED 2018 result in online mode through their login ID and password.  The score-card will also be published online from February 18, 2018. It has to be noted that the score-card will not be available in any other mode. 

 

Procedure to Download UCEED Result 2018

 

The given steps can be followed by the candidates to download the result of UCEED 2018:

  • The link to access UCEED 2018 result will be activated here as soon as it is available.

  • The candidates will have to log in using their registered email ID and password.

  • The score-cards will be available only for those candidates who qualify UCEED 2018.

UCEED Rank List 2018

 

The rank list of UCEED 2018 will be prepared based on the total marks in the examination. No separate category wise rank list will be available. There will be only one rank list. The category wise cutoff marks will be mentioned in the rank list. If two or more candidates secure the same marks, then a tie-break policy will be adopted by the admission committee.

 

It has to be noted that only those candidates who score the minimum prescribed marks in each section of the question paper and minimum total marks will be included in the rank list.

 

Minimum Prescribed Marks for Inclusion in the Rank List

S.No

Merit List

Minimum % of Marks in Each Section

Minimum Total Marks

1

Common Rank List (CRL)

10

100

2

OBC-NCL Rank List

9

90

3

SC Rank List

5

50

4

ST Rank List

5

50

5

PwD Rank List

5

50

UCEED Counselling 2018

 

All candidates who manage to qualify UCEED 2018 examination will have to register themselves for the counselling session. The application form for UCEED Counselling will be available from June 8 to June 23, 2018. While filling the application form, the candidates will be required to enter their personal and academic details. All of the required eligibility criteria should also be fulfilled by the candidates. Order of preferred institutes can also be edited by the candidates before the final date of registration. The candidates will be required to pay Rs. 1000 as application processing fee.

 

UCEED Seat Allotment 2018

 

Three rounds of UCEED 2018 seat allotment will be held by the admission authorities. Allotment of seats will be done based on the candidate’s UCEED 2018 rank, category and preference of institute. The selected candidates will receive their provisional allotment letters through their registered email id. Payment of seat acceptance fee (Rs. 60,000) will have to be done through online mode. Failure to pay the fee before the last date will lead to the cancellation of allotted seat. The allotted candidates will be given the options of Floating or Freezing during seat allotment process.

 

Seat Matrix of UCEED 2018

S.No

Categories

IITB

IITG

IIITDMJ

Total

1

Open

14

22

15

51

2

Open PwD

1

1

0

2

3

OBC NCL

8

12

8

28

4

OBC NCL PwD

0

0

0

0

5

SC

5

6

4

15

6

SC PwD

0

1

1

2

7

ST

1

3

2

6

8

ST PwD

1

0

0

1

 

Total

30

45

30

105

 

Contact Info:

UCEED Office, IIT Bombay

Powai, Mumbai – 400 076

Website: www.uceed.in

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +91-22-2576-4063

Fax: +91-22-2572-0305

 

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