UCEED 2018

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED)

UCEED 2018

UCEEDUCEED 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.

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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

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

UCEED Important Dates 2018

 

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

S.No

Event

Important Dates (Tentative)

1

Commencement of Online Registration

Second week of October 2017

2

Final Date for Online Registration

Second week of November 2017

3

Last Date for Online Registration with Late Fee

Third week of November 2017

4

Availability of Admit Card

Last week of December 2017

5

Final Date for Correction of Discrepancies in Admit Card

First week of January 2018

6

UCEED 2018 Examination

Third week of January 2018

Session 1 (10 AM to 1 PM)

Session 2 [Reserved] (2 PM to 5 PM)

7

Draft Answer Key of UCEED 2018

Last week of January  2018

8

Final Date for Submitting Comments about Draft Answer Key

Last week of January 2018

9

Announcement of Result

Third week of February 2018

10

Availability of Score Card for Download

Last week of February 2018

11

Application for Admission into B.Des Programme

Second week of June to Third week of June 2018

12

Round 1 of Seat Allotment

First week of July 2018

13

Round 2 of Seat Allotment

Second week of July 2018

14

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

S.No

Particular

Eligibility Criteria

1

Age Limit

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.

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 will be 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 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

Category

Gender

Male

Female

Third Gender

General/ OBC - NCL

Rs. 2000

Rs. 1000

Rs. 2000

SC/ST/PwD

Rs. 1000

Rs. 1000

Rs. 1000

UCEED Exam Centres 2018

 

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

S.No

Exam Centres

1

Ahmedabad

2

Bengaluru

3

Bhubaneshwar

4

Chandigarh

5

Chennai

6

Delhi

7

Guwahati

8

Hyderabad

9

Jaipur

10

Kanpur

11

Kolkata   

12

Mumbai

13

Pune

14

Indore

15

Kozhikode

16

Nagpur

17

Patna

18

Raipur

19

Thiruvananthapuram

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

  • 1 mark will be deducted for incorrect answer

2

Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

  • 5 marks will be awarded for each correct response

  • 1/2 mark will be deducted for wrong response

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 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

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 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.

 

Contact Info:

UCEED Office, IIT Bombay

Powai, Mumbai – 400 076

Website: www.uceed.in

Email: uceed@iitb.ac.in

Phone: +91-22-2576-4063

Fax: +91-22-2572-0305

 

This article is based on previous year’s information. Keep tuned for the latest information about UCEED 2018.

 

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