UCEED

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design

Mode of ExamOnline
LevelUG
Level of ExamNational Level

About UCEED 2022

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay will conduct the UCEED exam 2022 on January 23 from 9 am to 12 noon in 24 national cities. UCEED registration has been commenced from September 9, 2021 in online mode. Design aspirants can fill the UCEED 2022 application form with regular fee till November 112021. Aspirants are advised to check the UCEED eligibility criteria 2022 before filling the registration form. 

IIT Bombay has released the official notification of the UCEED exam on September 1, 2021.  It is mandatory for the candidates to meet the stated UCEED eligibility criteria in order to appear in the UCEED exam 2022. Aspirants can fill the UCEED application form 2022 by paying the late fee from November 12 to November 16, 2021. IIT Bombay, the conducting body will release the UCEED 2022 admit card on January 8. UCEED will be held on January 23 from 9 am to 12 noon in 24 national cities. 

The examination cell will release the UCEED draft answer key on January 25, 2022. Candidates can challenge the provisional UCEED answer key 2022 if they found any discrepancy on it. The final answer key of UCEED exam 2022 will be released on January 31. UCEED 2022 result will be announced on March 10 on the official website uceed.iitb.ac.in. Candidates can download the UCEED exam scorecard from March 14 to June 14. UCEED 2022 exam qualified candidates can apply for B.Des admission at UCEED participating institutes from March 14 to March 31.  UCEED exam seat allotment result for round 1, 2 and 3 will be announced on April 10, May 10 and June 10 respectively. 

UCEED 2022: Key changes you must know

UCEED 2022 Exam Centres: The test centres of UCEED has been decreased to 24 this year compared to 25 in 2020.  IIT Bombay will now conduct UCEED 2022 exam in 24 cities in India only. The concerned authorities has removed the UCEED exam international test centre at Dubai. 

Increase UCEED participating institutes: The number of UCEED participating institutes has been increased. IIT Delhi is all set to offer B.Des course to the aspirants through UCEED 2022. 

UCEED Exam Pattern 2022There has been changes in the marking scheme of UCEED Part A - Multiple Select Question (MSQ) . Number of questions in MSQ remain same, however, there is a changed in marking scheme. 

  • +4 marks will be awarded if all the correct options are chosen for each question.
  • +3 marks will be given only if three options are chosen out of four correct options and no incorrect answer chosen. 
  • +2 marks will be awarded if three or more options are correct but chosen only two options and none of the incorrect option are selected. 
  • +1 mark will be allotted if only one option is chosen out of two or more correct options and and none of the incorrect options are chosen. 
  • Zero (0) mark to the attempted question.
  • -1 for incorrect answers.

What is UCEED Exam? 

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) is a design entrance exam conducted by IIT Bombay to shortlist the candidates for B.Des admission in IIT Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad and IIITDM Jabalpur. UCEED exam is conducted at the national level once in year at 24 cities across the nation. UCEED consists of two parts - part A and part B. UCEED part A is a computer-based mode test, whereas part B will be held in pen and paper mode. The total duration of UCEED 2022 exam is three hours. 

Apart from the UCEED participating institutes, students who have valid UCEED score can also apply for admission in the result-sharing institutes. However, these result-sharing institutes will not be a part of the Joint Admission Process held by IIT Bombay. Therefore, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of the respective institute where they want to admit.

UCEED 2022 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

IIT Bombay has released the UCEED application form 2022 on September 9. Eligible candidates can fill the UCEED application form online by visiting the official website - uceed.iitb.ac.in. 

The application process for UCEED 2022 exam is as follows: 

1. Candidates who want to appear for UCEED 2022 first need to register through the online portal link www.uceed.iitb.ac.in

2. The candidates are required to register by submitting their mobile number, name, email address, and date of birth.

3. After registration, candidates need to fill their personal and academic details in the application form along with three exam centres of their choice.

4. The following documents need to be uploaded while online registration for UCEED 2022

  • Recent colored photograph
  • A scanned copy of the candidate's full signature on the white sheet/paper 
  • Qualifying examination certificate if appeared in 2021 or before 
  • Certificate from school/college principal, if they are appearing in 2022
  • Date of birth proof, such as passport, SSC certificate or birth certificate

5. Candidates need to pay the fee through online mode that is through net banking, debit and credit card.

6. Candidates are required to submit the application form.

Following is the registration fee details for UCEED 2022

Registration Fee for Examination Centres in India

Indian Nationals
(including PIO/OCI)
Female Candidates (all categories) INR 1750
SC, ST, PwD Candidates INR 1750
All Other Candidates INR 3500
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 350
Foreign Nationals Candidates from SAARC countries USD 350
Candidates from Non-SAARC countries USD 450

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, ST, OBC, SC   Online Female ₹ 1750
General, OBC   Online Transgender, Male ₹ 3500
General, ST, OBC, SC PWD Online Transgender, Male ₹ 1750

UCEED 2022 Highlights

Full Exam Name Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design
Short Exam Name UCEED
Conducting Body Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level National Level Exam
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 3500 Rs [Online]
Mode of Exam Online
Mode of Counselling Online / Offline
Participating Colleges 19
Exam Duration 3 Hours

 

 

 

 

 

UCEED 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for appearing for UCEED 2022 exam are:

1.  To be eligible for appearing UCEED 2022, candidates must be born on or after October 1, 1997, if they belong to open or OBC-NCL category, and if they belong to SC, ST, PWD category, then they must be born on or after October 1, 1992.

2. The maximum number of attempt will be two times in consecutive years.

3. Candidates should have passed the qualifying examination, that is class 12th or equivalent in 2021 or appearing in 2022. Students who have passed in 2020, or earlier are not eligible to apply. Further, students from all streams all eligible to apply for the exam.

The eligibility criteria for applying for B.Des after UCEED 2022 exam is as follows:

1. To be eligible for applying for B. Des programme, candidates must be born on or after October 1, 1997, if they belong to open or OBC-NCL category and if they belong to SC, ST, PWD category, then they must be born on or after October 1, 1992.

2. Candidates must have obtained the qualified rank in the UCEED 2021 exam.

3. Candidates should have passed the qualifying examination, that is class 12th or equivalent in 2021 or appearing in 2022. Further, students from all streams all eligible to apply for the exam.

4.  Candidates from science stream with physics, chemistry and maths, as subjects are eligible to apply for admissions to IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad and IIITDM Jabalpur. Candidates from any other stream, that is science without physics, chemistry or maths, commerce, arts, humanities, are eligible to apply to only IIT Bombay, and IIITDM Jabalpur.

UCEED 2022 Syllabus

Visualization and spatial ability-

Visualization and spatial ability: Unit 01

Pictorial and diagrammatic questions

Visualization and spatial ability: Unit 02

Transformation and/ or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships

Visualization and spatial ability: Unit 03

Mechanical and scientific concepts

Observation and design sensitivity-

Observation and design sensitivity: Unit 01

Concealed properties in ordinary things, people, situations, events, and thinking critically about them

Observation and design sensitivity: Unit 02

Certain details, analysing, reasoning, classifying, inferring and predicting

Observation and design sensitivity: Unit 03

Visual properties and aesthetic outcomes

Environmental and social awareness-

Environmental and social awareness: Unit 01

General awareness of environmental factors such as climate, population, water, vegetation, pollution, weather, natural resources etc, and their implications on the design of products, images, infrastructure, and environment

Environmental and social awareness: Unit 02

Awareness of social and cultural connection with design

Environmental and social awareness: Unit 03

History of the designed artefact

Environmental and social awareness: Unit 04

Socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses

Environmental and social awareness: Unit 05

History of art, sculpture, and literature

Analytical and logical reasoning-

Analytical and logical reasoning: Unit 01

Data interpretation, brainteasers, and patterns

Language and creativity-

Language and creativity: Unit 01

Reading comprehension

Language and creativity: Unit 02

English Grammar

Design thinking and problem solving-

Design thinking and problem solving: Unit 01

Visual analogies

Design thinking and problem solving: Unit 02

Metaphors

Design thinking and problem solving: Unit 03

Signs and symbols

Drawing-

Drawing: Unit 01

Draw products, people, or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective, and shading
Application Start Date :

14th March 2021

Application End Date :

31st March 2021

Exam Date :

23rd January 2022

Result Date :

31st March 2022

Conducted By :

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Official Website : http://www.uceed.iitb.ac.in