UCEED 2020

25 Oct, 2019

UCEED 2020- The application form of UCEED 2020 exam is made available from 9 October to 9 November 2019. The candidates can fill and submit the online application form on the official website of the conducting body. The examination conducting body that is Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has released the notification of UCEED 2020 along with releasing the important dates of the exam. The exam is scheduled to be conducted on 18 January 2020. Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design, also known as UCEED, is a national level entrance exam conducted by IIT Bombay once a year in online mode at various exam centres throughout the country. UCEED 2020 is for the candidates who are seeking admission into Bachelors in Design (B. Des) program offered at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, U.P. Institute of Design Noida, IIITDM Jabalpur and many other participating institutes.  Last year, also VIT University, Vellore, MIT World Peace University Pune, Anant National University, Ahmedabad, Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Khyati School of Design Ahmedabad, Chitkara University, Punjab, and World University of Design, Delhi NCR have announced to offer some B.Des seats through UCEED 2020 in the coming academic year 2020-20. Other details related to admission process is mentioned in the official brochure. The candidates who are passed in class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognized board or university will only be able to fill up the online application form of UCEED 2020 exam. The candidates will be selected for admission counseling on the basis of their rank obtained in UCEED exam 2020. The online application process has been started on 9 October 2019 and online UCEED exam will be held on 19 January 2020. The candidates are advised to read the full article to know UCEED 2020 admission process in detail.

IIT Hyderabad will also admit the students into the Bachelor of Design (B. Des) program through UCEED from the academic year 2020-20 onwards. VIT University, Vellore, Anant National University, Ahmedabad, Srishti Institute of Art, Design, and Technology, Bengaluru, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Chitkara University, Punjab, and the World University of Design, Delhi NCR will also offer some B. Des program seats.

    Latest Update: IIT Mumbai has started the application process for UCEED 2020 exam from 9th October 2019c click the link given below to fill up the same:

    UCEED Application Form 2020

    IIT Mumbai has released the notification regarding UCEED 2020, the application form will be made available from 9 October 2019.

    UCEED 2020 – Overview

    To know UCEED 2020 exam at a glance, the candidates have to read the details furnished in the table below:

    Particulars Overview
    Name of Examination Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design
    Commonly Known As UCEED
    Program Offered Through UCEED B. Design
    Conducting Authority Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
    Mode of Examination Online
    Level of Examination Undergraduate Level
    Category of Examination National Level

    UCEED 2020 Important Dates

    IIT Bombay has released official dates for few important events of the UCEED 2020 admission on its website. The candidates can check official dates along with tentative dates of rest of the events in the table below:

    Event Important Dates 
    UCEED Online Registration Begins 9 October 2019 (Started)
    UCEED Online Registration Ends 9 November 2019
    UCEED Online Registration Last Date with Late Fee of Rs. 500 16 November 2019
    Availability of UCEED Admit Card 2020 1 January 2020 onwards
    Last Date for Correction of Discrepancies in UCEED Admit Card 2020 5 January 2020
    UCEED 2020 Examination 18 January 2020
    Draft Answer Key/Question Paper of UCEED 2020 21 January 2020
    Final Date for Submitting Comments about Draft Answer Key 27 January 2020
    UCEED Final Answer Key Releases 4 February 2020
    UCEED Result 2020 Announcement 1 March 2020
    UCEED Score Card Availability for Download

    13 March 2020

    Application for Admission into B. Des Program 8 to 30 June 2020
    UCEED Round 1 of Seat Allotment 4 July 2020
    UCEED Round 2 of Seat Allotment 11 July 2020
    UCEED Round 3 of Seat Allotment 15 July 2020

    UCEED Eligibility Criteria 2020

    To be eligible for appearing in UCEED 2020 exam, the candidates will be required to meet the UCEED eligibility criteria 2020 as given below:

    • Qualifying Examination: The candidates who have passed class 12 or +2 exam or equivalent exam in any stream (Science, Commerce, Arts & Humanities) from the government recognized board or university will only be eligible to apply for UCEED 2020. The candidates who are appearing into the qualifying exam in 2020 will also be considered eligible for UCEED 2020.
    • Nationality: The candidates who are Indian national and foreign national as well are eligible to apply for UCEED 2020 admission. The foreign category candidates will be allotted 10% seats from the available seat in the B. Des program offered through UCEED 2020.
    • Age Limit: The general and OBC category candidates who have been born on or after 1 October 1995 are only eligible to apply for UCEED. The candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PWD Category should have been born on or after 1 October 1990.
    • Number of Attempts: The candidates are allowed to take up the UCEED exam maximum twice in consecutive years.

    UCEED Application Form 2020

    The candidates who want to appear in UCEED 2020 exam will be required to first fill an application form in online mode. The candidates would be able to fill up the UCEED application form 2020 in online mode on the official website of IIT Bombay as well as on this page. A link has been activated below to fill the online application form. In order to fill the online application form, the candidates have to follow the steps given below:

    • Registration: First, the candidates have to visit the official website directly or by clicking on the link posted here. Thereafter, the candidates have to register themselves by entering details such as name, date of birth, mobile number, mobile number, email id, etc. system will now generate a registration ID and password.
    • Filling the Online Application Form of UCEED: The candidates have to now fill the UCEED application form by providing their Personal, educational and contact details. After providing basic details, the candidates have to choose UCEED exam centre as per their convenience.
    • Uploading Required Document: In this step, the candidates have to upload the documents as prescribed below:
      • A recent colour photograph of full frontal (face) view, with the head centred in the frame covering 70–80% of the photograph and the photograph must be taken within the last six
      • The candidates appearing in 2020 for the board exam, a certificate from the school/college principal in the given format (Appendix 1) should be uploaded (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).
      • If the name is not the same as in the Class 12 certificate, gazette notification showing the change of name (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).
      • Qualifying examination certificate, if appeared in 2019 (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted). 
    • Making Payment of Application Fee: After uploading required documents, the candidates have to make payment of the application fee using the online mode of payments such as net banking/ credit card/ debit card.
    • Application Submission: The candidates have to submit the completed application form by clicking on the Submit button.

    UCEED Application form 2020

    UCEED 2020 Application Form Fees

    The candidates have to pay the application fees as per the detail is given in the table below:

    Registration Fee for Examination Centres in India

    Nationality Categories Application Fee
    Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI) Female Candidates Rs. 1500
    SC, ST, PwD Rs. 1500
    General and OBC Rs. 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

    UCEED 2020 Admit Card

    The candidates who have successfully filled online application form of UCEED 2020 exam will only be able to download UCEED Admit Card 2020 in online mode. The candidates can download the admit card on the official website of IIT Bombay from the 1 January 2020 onwards. To download the UCEED admit card, the candidates have to visit the official website directly or by clicking on the link given above for UCEED Admit card. Thereafter, the candidates have to enter the credentials such as login Id and password. The candidates will be now able to see their admit card on their computer screen.  The candidates are advised to take a print out of it and keep it safe because the candidates have to carry it to the examination hall. The candidates who fail to bring admit card to the exam hall will not be allowed to enter the exam hall in any condition. UCEED admit card will contain the following details:

    • Name of candidate
    • UCEED registration ID
    • Roll Number for UCEED 2020
    • Photograph
    • Signature of the candidate
    • examination schedule
    • Examination centre details and
    • Instructions related to exam

    UCEED 2020 Exam Pattern

    The candidates who are going to take up the UCEED exam in 2020 will have to follow the UCEED exam pattern 2020 determined by the conducting authority. The candidates are advised to check the exam pattern while preparing for the exam so that they can be ready before appearing in the exam. The candidates will have to follow the exam pattern as given in the table below.

    Particulars Details
    Total Marks 300
    Mode of Examination Online (Computer Based Test)
    Language of Examination English
    Duration of Examination Three Hours
    Sections
    • Section A – Numerical Answer Type (NAT)
    • Section B – Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
    • Section C – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
    Marking Scheme
    • Section A – 4 marks for each correct answer, no negative marking for an incorrect answer or unanswered questions
    • Section B – 4 marks for each correct answer, no negative marking for incorrect answer or unanswered questions
    • Section C – 3 marks for each correct answer, 1 mark will be deducted for incorrect answer and the candidates would be given zero marks for each unanswered question

    UCEED 2020 Syllabus

    While preparing for the UCEED 2020 exam, the candidates have to follow the syllabus determined by the conducting authority. The exam conducting body has not released exam pattern for UCEED 2020, however, the candidates can check syllabus released for the 2020 exam. Chances of any changes in the UCEED 2020 syllabus is very negligible, however, we will update the syllabus given here in a case of any change made by the conducting body. The candidates can find chapter-wise and topic-wise UCEED syllabus in the table below:

    Chapters Topics
    Analytical and Logical Reasoning
    • Ability to check for hidden bias or assumptions and whether evidence or argument support conclusions
    • Ability to look at information, be it qualitative or quantitative in nature and discern patterns within the information
    • Ability to use logic and structured thinking to deduce from a short passage, which of a number of statements is the most accurate response to a posed question, Data interpretation, brain teasers and patterns
    • Ability to weigh opinions, arguments or solutions against appropriate criteria
    Design thinking and problem solving
    • Ability to use visual analogies, metaphors, signs, and symbols
    • Ability to understand complexity, identify the problem, generate alternatives, evaluate options and select options
    • Ability to think creatively in terms of alternatives, the ability to distinguish innovative options and think out of the box
    Environmental and Social Awareness
    • Awareness of social and cultural connection with the design, history of the designed artifact and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses
    • 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
    • History of art, literature, and sculpture
    Language and Creativity
    • Reading comprehension, knowledge of English grammar such as the use of tenses, verb patterns, articles, sentence structure and usage, and active and passive constructions, etc., along with vocabulary skills
    • Ability to understand and use standard English
    Observation and Design Sensitivity
    • Ability to detect concealed properties in ordinary things, people, situations and events while thinking critically about them
    • Ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes
    • application of attention to certain details, analyzing, classifying, reasoning, inferring and predicting
    Visualization and Spatial Ability
    • Understanding of transformation and/ or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships
    • Pictorial and diagrammatic questions to test
    • Knowledge of practical and everyday mechanical and scientific concepts

    UCEED 2020 Mock Test

    In order to prepare for the UCEED 2020 exam in a particular way, the candidates should also practice UCEED mock test regularly. UCEED 2020 aspirants would be able to access UCEED 2020 mock test from the 3rd week of January 2020 on the official website of IIT Bombay. To take up UCEED mock test, the candidates have to simply click on sign in link button and start with the mock test. The mock test will give experience to the candidates like the actual test. With the help of the UCEED 2020 mock test, the candidates will learn to use the various features, symbols, and buttons in the mock test. Through the mock test, the candidates can experience various aspects related to the exam like how to answer a question, how to go to the next question, how to keep the answer under review, and more. The instruction given in the mock test may differ in the UCEED 2020. The candidates are will be able to take UCEED mock test only on the computer because it does not support on mobile or tablet devices.

    UCEED 2020 Exam Centres

    UCEED 2020 exam is scheduled to be held on 19 January 2020 in the 24 cities across the country. These hosting cities will have a numerous number of exam centre which will conduct UCEED exam in 2020. The candidates have to select 3 exam centre in the list given here as per their convenience. The candidates have to select the exam centre very carefully because once the UCEED exam centre selected, the candidates will not be able to change it later.  The conducting authority will have the right to change the exam centre selected by the candidates in the application form, in such condition the candidates will be allotted another exam centre from their second or third choice. The following are the list of UCEED 2020 exam centre where the online exam is going to be conducted:

    • Ahmedabad
    • Bengaluru
    • Bhopal
    • Bhubaneswar
    • Chandigarh
    • Chennai
    • Dehradun
    • Delhi
    • Ernakulum
    • Panaji
    • Guwahati
    • Hyderabad
    • Jaipur
    • Lucknow
    • Kolkata
    • Kozhikode
    • Mumbai,
    • Nagpur
    • Patna
    • Pune
    • Raipur
    • Thiruvananthapuram
    • Thrissur
    • Visakhapatnam

    UCEED 2020 Answer Key

    The candidates who appear in the UCEED 2020 exam can check the draft answer key for the same on the official website on 21 January 2020. Thereafter, the candidates who are not satisfied with the released answer key can send the complaint against it by 27 January 2020. The exam conducting body has reviewed the received complaint and then prepared the final answer key of the UCEED 2020 exam. The final answer key has been published in the student portal of UCEED 2020 on 4 February 2020. UCEED 2020 result is prepared on the basis of the final answer key released by the conducting body. Now, the candidates can check the individual answer key by logging on to the official website. 

    UCEED 2020 Result

    The candidates can check UCEED result in online mode on the official website of conducting authority that is IIT Bombay. UCEED 2020 result is released on 13 March 2020. IIT Bombay will prepare UCEED result on the basis of performance by the candidates in UCEED 2020 exam. The candidates can also check the UCEED result on this page by clicking a link given below (the link would be posted when the result gets declared officially). To download the result, the candidates have to log in using their registered email id and password. UCEED result along with score card will now display on the computer screen. The candidates have to download the UCEED result and take a print out of the same for future references.

    UCEED 2020 Rank List

    IIT Bombay will prepare the UCEED rank list on the basis of performance by the candidates in UCEED 2020 exam.  There will be only 1 rank list. However, candidates will be able to check their provisional category-wise standing from the results page. If the total marks scored by two or more candidates are the same, then the following tie-break policy will be used for awarding ranks: Only 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. The minimum prescribed marks vary with the category. These are as shown in the table below:

    Merit List Minimum % of marks in each Section Minimum Total Marks
    Common rank list (CRL) 10 100
    OBC-NCL rank list 9 90
    SC rank list 5 50
    ST rank list 5 50
    PwD rank list 5 50

    UCEED 2020 Counselling and Seat Allotment

    After the declaration of UCEED 2020, the candidates who will manage to qualify UCEED 2020 will be able to get admission into the B. Des program offered at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIITDM Jabalpur, IIT Hyderabad, and Nirma University, Ahmedabad through UCEED counselling 2020. The selected candidates will be called to participate in UCEED counselling, such candidates will have to first register themselves for UCEED counselling session. Registration form for UCEED counselling will be made available tentatively from 1st week of June to 1st week of July 2020 in online mode on the official website of UCEED 2020. The candidates can fill the registration form for counselling by providing their personal and academic details. The candidates will also have to fill their choice of the institute and pay the application processing fee of Rs 1000. IIT Bombay will allot the seat to the candidates based on their performance in UCEED 2020 exam, category, and choice preferred by them. The selected candidates will receive provisional allotment letters on their registered email id. Thereafter, the candidates have to download the allotment letter and have to pay a seat acceptance fee of Rs. 60,000 through online mode of making payment. The candidates who fail to pay the seat acceptance fee on time, their allotted seat will be automatic canceled.

    Fee Structure of B. Des Program at Participating Institutes

    The participating institutes that are IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIITDM Jabalpur, IIT Hyderabad, and Nirma University, Ahmedabad has notified the fee structure of B. Des program on the official website. The candidates selected for admission into the B. Des program need to pay the program fee as per the fee details are given in 2 separate tables below:

    Fee Structure at IT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIITDM Jabalpur, and IIT Hyderabad

    Name of participating institute Onetime Only Fee for Indian Nationals and OCI and PIO cardholders Per Semester Fee for Indian Nationals and OCI and PIO cardholders Onetime Only Fee for Foreign Nationals excluding OCI and PIO cardholders Per Semester Fee for Foreign Nationals excluding OCI and PIO cardholders
    IIT Bombay Rs. 5000 Rs. 114750 US$ 350 US$ 2000 plus Rs. 16750
    IIT Guwahati To be notified soon To be notified soon To be notified soon To be notified soon
    IIITDM Jabalpur To be notified soon To be notified soon To be notified soon To be notified soon
    IIT Hyderabad To be notified soon To be notified soon To be notified soon To be notified soon

    Fee Structure at Nirma University, Ahmedabad

    Particulars Fee Structure for Indian Nationals Fee Structure for Foreign Nationals
    Program Fee (Per Annum) Rs. 267500 USD 7000
    University Enrollment Fee (One Time) Rs. 400 Rs. 400
    University Fees (Semester End Exam Rs. 5000 Rs. 5000
    Foundation, Orientation, Welcome Kit (One Time) Rs. 2000 Rs. 2000
    Student Activation Fee Rs. 10000 Rs. 10000
    Caution Money Deposit (Refundable) Rs. 1000 Rs. 1000
    Library Deposit (Refundable) Rs. 4000 Rs. 4000

    UCEED 2020 B. Des Seat Matrix

    Through UCEED 2020 admission process, the following number of the seat will be offered to the selected candidates:

    Categories IITB IITG IIITDMJ Total
    Open PwD 1 1 0 2
    OBC NCL 8 12 8 28
    OBC NCL PwD 0 0 0 0
    SC 5 6 4 15
    SC PwD 0 1 1 2
    ST 1 3 2 6
    ST PwD 1 0 0 1
    Total 30 45 30 105

    Other Institutes who accepts UCEED Score

    Along with IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIITDM Jabalpur, and IIT Hyderabad, the following institute will also offer B. Des seat to those candidates who have scored required marks in UCEED 2020:

    • VIT University, Vellore
    • Anant National University, Ahmedabad
    • Srishti Institute of Art, Design, and Technology, Bengaluru
    • Chitkara University, Punjab
    • Nirma University, Ahmedabad
    • World University of Design, Delhi-NCR
    • VIT University, Vellore, TamilNadu
    • University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
    • P. Institute of Design Noida (An Institute of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow)
    • Shrishti School of Art Design and Technology, Bengaluru
    • Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab
    • IIIT- Delhi – admission to some seats in B. Tech (CSD) offered on the basis of UCEED score
    • Chandigarh University, Punjab
    • Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar
    • Anant National University, Ahmedabad

    Contact Details

    • Address: UCEED Office, IIT Bombay,
      Powai, Mumbai – 400 076
    • Email: uceed@iitb.ac.in
    • Fax: +91-22-2572-0305
    • Phone: +91-22-2576-4063/ 9093/ 9094
    • Website: www.uceed.iitb.ac.in

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