UCEED 2018 - The Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) 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. 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. The online application form of UCEED 2017 will be open tentatively from the second week of October 2017. The final date for the submission of the application form will tentatively be second week of November 2017. The entrance examination of UCEED 2018 will be conducted in two sessions – Session 1 (10 AM to 1 PM) and Session 2 (2 PM to 5PM) tentatively during the third week of January, 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.
All candidates, Indian and of Foreign nationality, will be eligible for admissions if they meet the required criteria. UCEED 2018 examination will consist of numerical, multiple type and multiple choice questions.
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
The candidates of UCEED 2018 can check the tentative dates given below to know when the various events related to the entrance examination will commence. The admission committee has not released the official dates as of yet so the candidates can check the given tentative dates for reference.
UCEED 2018 Important Dates
Important Dates (Tentative)
Commencement of Online Registration
Second week of October 2017
Final Date for Online Registration
Second week of November 2017
Last Date for Online Registration with Late Fee
Third week of November 2017
Availability of Admit Card
Last week of December 2017
Final Date for Correction of Discrepancies in Admit Card
First week of January 2018
UCEED 2018 Examination
Third week of January 2018
Session 1 (10 AM to 1 PM)
Session 2 [Reserved] (2 PM to 5 PM)
Draft Answer Key of UCEED 2018
Last week of January 2018
Final Date for Submitting Comments about Draft Answer Key
Last week of January 2018
Announcement of Result
Third week of February 2018
Availability of Score Card for Download
Last week of February 2018
Application for Admission into B.Des Programme
Second week of June to Third week of June 2018
Round 1 of Seat Allotment
First week of July 2018
Round 2 of Seat Allotment
Second week of July 2018
Round 3 of Seat Allotment
Second week of July 2018
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
General/OBC-NCL Category – The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1998.
SC/ST/PwD Category – Should have been born on or after October 1, 1993.
Number of Attempts
The candidates will be allowed to attempt UCEED for a maximum two times in consecutive years
UCEED Application Form 2018
The application form of UCEED 2018 will be made available for all aspiring candidates tentatively from the second week of October 2017. The candidates will be able to fill and submit the application form in online mode till the second week of November, 2017. 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 has to be submitted.
Payment of Application Fees – The required application fees has to be submitted in online mode (net banking/ credit card/ debit card).
Uploading of Documents – Photograph, signature, qualifying examination certificate and more documents has to be uploaded.
Submission of Application Form – Finally, the application form has to be submitted by the candidates.
Application Fees of UCEED 2018
General/ OBC - NCL
UCEED 2017 examination will be held in 19 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
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
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 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
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 Admit Card 2018
The admit card of UCEED 2018 will be available for download tentatively in the last week of December 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 Result 2018
The result of UCEED 2018 will be available in online mode for all candidates tentatively during the third week of February, 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 tentatively in the last week of February 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 login 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
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
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 the second week of June to third week of June 2018. While filling the application form, the candidates will be required to enter their personal and academic details. 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.
UCEED Office, IIT Bombay
Powai, Mumbai – 400 076
This article is based on previous year’s information. Keep tuned for the latest information about UCEED 2018.
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