UCEED 2018 - The third allotment of UCEED 2018 counselling has been released. Candidates can now check their allotment through the published allotment list. The result of UCEED 2018 was declared on February 21 by IIT Bombay and the final answer key on February 8. Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) 2018 was held on January 20 in online mode. Candidates who have qualified 12th standard (or equivalent) or are appearing in 2018 in any stream (Science, Commerce or Arts and Humanities) were considered eligible to apply for UCEED 2018. UCEED was an online examination conducted by IIT Bombay for admissions to Bachelor of Design (B.Des) programmes offered by IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur. All UCEED admissions are done based on the merit and selection of seats by the candidates. The online application form of UCEED 2018 was available till November 12, 2017. For more information about eligibility criteria, application process, result, counselling of UCEED 2018, read the full article given below.
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Salient Features of UCEED 2018
Name of Examination
Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design
Commonly Known As
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
Mode of Examination
Level of Examination
Category of Examination
What's New in UCEED 2018?
UCEED 2018 was held in 20 cities. Last year, the examination was held in 19 cities by the authorities. The list of the exam cities was also modified and announced for all interested candidates.
The score card of UCEED 2018 was available alongside the result i.e., from February 21, 2018.
GST was also calculated along with the application fees of UCEED 2018.
- The age limit for appearing in UCEED 2018 was revised. Open or OBC-NCL candidates born on or after October 1, 1993, were eligible to appear in the entrance exam. SC, ST and PwD candidates could avail age relaxation of up to five years.
UCEED Results was shared with the following institutes who will offer admissions to B.Des programme on the basis of the scores of candidates in UCEED 2018. These institutes/ universities are not participating in the UCEED counselling process, however, will offer admission to candidates through UCEED 2018 scores on some seats only.
Institutes offering admission in B.Des Programme on the basis of UCEED 2018 Score:
- Chandigarh University, Punjab
- Anant National University, Ahmedabad
- World University of Design, Delhi-NCR
Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar
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
- Shrishti School of Art Design and Technology, Bengaluru
- IIIT- Delhi - admission to some seats in BTech(CSD) will be offered on the basis of UCEED 2018 score.
The candidates of UCEED 2018 could check the important dates given below to know when the various events related to the entrance examination will commence and end.
UCEED 2018 Important Dates
Commencement of Online Registration
October 9, 2017
Final Date of Online Registration
November 12, 2017
Last Date for Online Registration with Late Fee
November 13 to 17, 2017
Availability of Admit Card
January 1, 2018 onwards
Final Date for Correction of Discrepancies in Admit Card
January 5, 2018
UCEED 2018 Examination
January 20, 2018 (10 AM to 1 PM)
Draft Answer Key/Question Paper of UCEED 2018
January 25 (question paper) January 25 (Answer Key)
Final Date for Submitting Comments about Draft Answer Key
January 31, 2018
Release of UCEED 2018 Final Answer Key
February 8, 2018
Announcement of Result
February 21, 2018
Availability of Score Card for Download
February 21, 2018
Application for Admission into B.Des Programme
June 8 to July 1, 2018
Round 1 of Seat Allotment
July 4, 2018
Round 2 of Seat Allotment
July 11, 2018
Round 3 of Seat Allotment
July 15, 2018
All candidates who managed to qualify UCEED 2018 examination had to register for the counselling session. The application form for UCEED Counselling was available from June 8 to July 1, 2018. While filling the application form, the candidates were 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 could also be edited by the candidates before the final date of registration. The candidates were required to pay Rs. 1000 as application processing fee.
UCEED Seat Allotment 2018
The third allotment list of UCEED 2018 has been released. Three rounds of UCEED 2018 seat allotment were held by the admission authorities. Allotment of seats were 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 are given the options of Floating or Freezing during seat allotment process.
Seat Matrix of UCEED 2018
OBC NCL PwD
The result of UCEED 2018 was available in online mode for all candidates from February 21. The candidates could access the UCEED 2018 result in online mode through their login ID and password. The UCEED score card was also published online on February 21, 2018. It has to be noted that the score card was not available in any other mode.
How to check UCEED 2018 Result
The given steps could be followed by the candidates to download the result of UCEED 2018:
The candidates had to log in using their registered email ID and password.
- UCEED result 2018 showed on the screen. Save and download it.
The score card was available only for those candidates who qualify UCEED 2018.
The competent authority released UCEED 2018 final answer key on February 8. Earlier, the question paper and draft answer key of UCEED 2018 were released on January 25 in online mode. Using the released UCEED answer key 2018, the candidates were able to check and compare their answers with the correct ones. The probably secured scores could be calculated by the candidates using the answer key. In case of any discrepancy/ comment regarding the UCEED answer key 2018, the candidates had to send an email with the subject "Comments on Answer Keys" to [email protected] on or before January 31, 2018.
UCEED 2018 Mock Test
IIT Bombay released the mock test of UCEED 2018 in online mode on January 17, 2018. Candidates had to simply click on sign in link button (Given below) and start with the mock test. Candidates could take the mock test to experience the entrance exam. Candidates were advised not to use their UCEED 2018 registration number and password to the mock test, as the log in details were already filled in the mock test of UCEED 2018. By using the mock test of UCEED 2018, candidates could learn to use the various features, symbols and buttons in the mock test. Taking UCEED mock test also helped the candidates in mastering various aspects related to the exam like how to answer a question, how to keep the answer under review, how to go to the next question, etc. The result of UCEED 2018 mock test was not reflected after the test on the computer screen. Candidates had to use only computer to take the mock test, as it may not work on mobile devices or tablet. The instructions in the mock test were based on last year's UCEED paper and they may differ in the paper of UCEED 2018.
To take UCEED Mock Test 2018 - Click Here
UCEED Rank List 2018
The rank list of UCEED 2018 was prepared based on the total marks in the examination. No separate category wise rank list was available. There was only one rank list. The category wise cutoff marks was mentioned in the rank list. If two or more candidates secure the same marks, then a tie-break policy was adopted by the admission committee.
It had to be noted that only those candidates who scored the minimum prescribed marks in each section of the question paper and minimum total marks were included in the rank list.
Minimum Prescribed Marks for Inclusion in the Rank List
Minimum % of Marks in Each Section
Minimum Total Marks
Common Rank List (CRL)
OBC-NCL Rank List
SC Rank List
ST Rank List
PwD Rank List
The admit card of UCEED 2018 was available for download from January 1, 2018 onwards. Only registered candidates were able to download their admit cards. Before downloading the admit card, candidates had to check the document for any mistakes. The admission authorities had to be contacted in case of any discrepancy. UCEED 2018 Admit Card is an important document that all candidates had to produce at the examination hall.
The following details were present in the UCEED admit card 2018 :
Name of the Candidate
Application ID of the Candidate
UCEED 2018 Roll Number
Photograph and Signature of Candidate
Schedule of Examination
Examination Centre Details
Instruction to Candidates
How to download UCEED 2018 Admit Card:
Candidates had to click on download link.
Use registered login Id and password to access the UCEED admit card.
After entering all the details, admit card for all the eligible candidates of UCEED 2018 appeared on the screen.
Before download check all the details mentioned on it.
Take a print out of the same and keep it safe.
The application form of UCEED 2018 with the regular fee was over on November 12. The last date for filling the application form of UCEED 2018 with late fee was November 17. The following steps had to be followed while filling UCEED Application Form 2018 :
Registration – The candidates were required to register themselves by submitting their name, mobile number, date of birth, mobile number, email id and more. A registration ID and password was generated after successful registration.
Filling of Application Form – Personal, educational and contact details of the candidates had to be provided while filling the UCEED 2018 application form. Three exam city preferences also had to be submitted.
Uploading of Documents – Photograph, signature, qualifying examination certificate and more documents had to be uploaded.
- Payment of Application Fees – The required application fees had to be submitted in online mode (net banking/ credit card/ debit card).
Submission of Application Form – Finally, the application form had to be submitted by the candidates.
Application Fees of UCEED 2018
Rs. 1000 + Rs. 180 (18% GST) = Rs. 1180
Rs. 1000 + Rs. 180 (18% GST) = Rs. 1180
Rs. 2000 + Rs. 360 (18% GST) = Rs. 2360
For admissions into the seats offered through UCEED 2018, the candidates had to meet certain eligibility criteria and standards. Failure to meet the required criteria made the candidates ineligible for admission into the participating institutes. Different criteria's have been listed below which the candidates had to satisfy.
UCEED 2018 Eligibility Criteria
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.
Number of Attempts
The candidates were allowed to attempt UCEED for a maximum two times in consecutive years
UCEED Reservation Criteria 2018
Under the government policies, a certain number of seats were 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
Percentage of Seat Reserved
UCEED 2018 examination was held in 20 cities in India. The candidates had to select three exam centres as preferences while filling the online application form. The selected exam centres cannot be changed after the submission of the application form. One city may have multiple exam centres. The committee of UCEED 2018 had the right to add or remove exam centres and allot a centre that may not be the selected choice of the candidates. The authorities were allowed to drop an exam centre if enough number of candidates were 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
How to Prepare for UCEED 2018
The examination of UCEED 2018 was conducted in online mode for all registered and eligible candidates. Before the examination, the candidates were 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
Mode of Examination
Online (Computer Based Test)
Duration of Examination
Section A: Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Section B: Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
Section C: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Marking Scheme of UCEED 2018
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Unattempted questions will be awarded no marks.
UCEED Syllabus 2018
The syllabus of UCEED 2018 was given below for all of the candidates to know which topics and chapters were present in the entrance examination. By knowing UCEED 2018 Syllabus, the candidates were able to strengthen their preparation process. By following the syllabus, the candidates could stay focused on what they have to study and not get diverted.
UCEED 2018 Syllabus
Some of the Topics Present in the Section
Visualization and Spatial Ability
Observation and Design Sensitivity
Environmental and Social Awareness
Analytical and Logical Reasoning
Language and Creativity
Design Thinking and Problem Solving
UCEED Sample Papers 2018
The sample papers of UCEED 2018 helped the candidates practice for the upcoming entrance examination. Using UCEED 2018 sample papers, the candidates were able to practically apply all of their studied topics and concepts. The UCEED sample papers consisted of the previous year question papers of UCEED which the candidates could use for the purpose of practice. All candidates were advised to solve UCEED sample papers 2018 to boost their preparation process for the examination.
Previous year UCEED Sample Papers
UCEED Office, IIT Bombay
Powai, Mumbai – 400 076
Email: [email protected]