Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) 2020 Notification Released

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) 2020 Notification Released

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) 2019

Admissions to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad and IIITDM Jabalpur are done through the Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED). Students who have passed Class XII (or equivalent) in 2019, or appearing in 2020

Eligibility Criteria:

Criterion 1 – Age limit:

  • The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1995 if belonging to the OPEN/EWS/OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 1990 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

Criterion 2 – Number of attempts:

  • A candidate can attempt UCEED for a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. Note that UCEED score is valid for one year, and only for admissions in the corresponding academic year.

Criterion 3 – Qualifying examination:

  • The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2019, OR appearing in 2020. Students from ALL STREAMS (Science, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) are eligible
  • Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2018 or earlier are NOT eligible.

Mode of Application: Online

Application Fee:

Registration Fee for Examination Centres in India
Indian Nationals (including PIO/ OCI) Female Candidates (all categories) INR 1500
SC, ST, PwD Candidates INR 1500
All Other Candidates INR 3000
Foreign Nationals Candidates from SAARC countries USD 200
Candidates from Non-SAARC countries USD 325
Registration Fee for Examination Centres in Dubai
Indian Nationals (including PIO/ OCI) All Indian Nationals USD 200
Foreign Nationals Candidates from SAARC countries USD 200
Candidates from Non-SAARC countries USD 325

Mode of Payment: Online

Mode of Exam: Online & Offline

Test Pattern:

Part A:

  • Part-A of the question paper will be administered through a computer based test.
  • Part-A of the question paper will consist of 3 sections.
    • SECTION 1: NAT (Numerical Answer Type)
    • SECTION 2: MSQ (Multiple Select Questions)
    • SECTION 3: MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Part B:

  • Part-B consists of one question that is aimed at testing drawing skills which will require subjective evaluation. The question in Part-B will be displayed on the computer screen and the answer has to be written/drawn in the answer book provided by the invigilator only.
  • Part-B answer booklets will be collected at the end of the examination.
  • Part-B question is mandatory.

The entire paper (both part-A and Part-B) must be finished within overall time duration of 3 hours.

Section No. of Questions Marks if Correct Marks if Wrong Total Marks
Part-A (240 marks, 2 hours 30 mins)
NAT 18 4 0 72
MSQ 18 4 -0.19 72
MCQ 32 3 -0.71 96
Part-B (60 marks, 30 mins)
1 60 0 60
TOTAL (Part-A and Part-B combined): 300 MARKS

Important Dates:

Activity Date
Start date for Online Registration 9th October, 2019
Last date for Online Registration with regular fee 9th November, 2019
Last date for Online Registration with late fee 16th November, 2019
Start date for Admit Card downloading 1st January, 2020 onwards
Last date for rectification of discrepancies in the admit card 5th January, 2020
UCEED 2020 Examination Saturday 18th January, 2020 10:00 To 13:00 Hours
Release of Draft Answer Key for Part-A 21st January, 2020
Last date for sending Comments about Draft Answer Key 27th January, 2020
Release of Final Answer Key for Part-A 4th February, 2020
Declaration of result 13th March, 2020
Start date for Score Card downloading 13th March, 2020
Application for B. Des. programme 8th to 30th June 2020
Seat allotment round 1 4th July, 2020
Seat allotment round 2 11th July, 2020
Seat allotment round 3 15th July, 2020