Organisation : IIT Bombay IITB
Exam Name : Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) 2024
Applicable For : Class XII Passed Students
Exam Date : January 21, 2024
Last Date : 31st October 2023
Website : https://www.uceed.iitb.ac.in/2024/
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IITB Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design
Admissions to the Bachelor of Design (BDes) programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, 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 2023, or appearing in 2024, in ANY STREAM (Science, Commerce, or Arts & Humanities) are eligible to appear for UCEED 2024.
Related / Similar Entrance Exam : NTA JEE (Main) 2024 Joint Entrance Examination
Eligibility Criteria For UCEED
A candidate, including a foreign national, must simultaneously fulfil every one of the following three criteria to appear in UCEED 2024.
Criterion 1 – Age limit:
The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1999, if belonging to the OPEN/EWS/OBC-NCL category and born on or after October 1, 1994, if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.
Criterion 2 – Number of attempts:
A candidate can attempt UCEED a maximum of two times, and that too in consecutive years. Note that the UCEED score is valid for one year and only for admissions in the same corresponding academic year.
Criterion 3 – Qualifying examination:
The candidate should have passed all subjects in the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2023 OR should be appearing for the qualifying examination for the first time in 2024 to be eligible for attempting UCEED 2024. Students from ALL STREAMS (Science, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) are eligible.
Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination (Class XII) in 2022 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear in UCEED 2024.
Registration For Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design
** Candidates should register for appearing in UCEED 2024. Registration can be done ONLY through the online registration portal linked from www.uceed.iitb.ac.in
** Candidates should simultaneously satisfy ALL the THREE eligibility criteria [Refer ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR APPEARING IN UCEED 2024].
** Registration will be cancelled if, at a later date, it is found that the candidate does NOT meet any of the three eligibility criteria.
** Registration fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable.
** It will be the sole responsibility of the candidate to provide the correct information regarding the qualifying exam and category, and upload the VALID documents in the required formats in the registration form. Registration forms, incomplete in any way, will be summarily rejected and the registration will be considered invalid.
** The admitting institutes have the right to cancel, at any stage, the admission of a candidate in accordance with their rules and regulations in force, if it is found that any information provided by the candidate is incorrect or the registration is incomplete.
Syllabus of Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design
UCEED 2024 will have two parts.
Part-A will have questions on the following topics:
** Visualization and spatial reasoning: Ability to visualise and transform 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships.
** Practical and scientific knowledge: Know-how of scientific principles and everyday objects.
** Observation and design sensitivity: The capacity to detect concealed properties in daily life and think critically about them. Attention to detail, classification, analysis, inference and prediction.
** Environment and society: General awareness of environmental, social and cultural connections with design.
** Analytical and logical reasoning: Ability to analyse qualitative and quantitative information.
** Language: Proficiency in reading and comprehending Standard English.
** Creativity: Grasp of verbal and non-verbal analogies, metaphors, signs and symbols.
Part-B will have questions on the following topics:
Drawing: Ability to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective and shading.
Design aptitude: Capability to practically and appropriately respond to problems/situations with ingenuity and empathy.
Note: The topics listed above are exhaustive and indicative of the nature of the questions. However, the UCEED 2024 may not cover all the topic
Important Dates of Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design
Start date for Online Registration October 03, 2023, 01:00 pm
Last date for Online Registration with regular fee October 31, 2023
Last date for Online Registration with late fee November 08, 2023
Start date for Admit Card downloading January 05, 2024, 01:00 pm
Last date for rectification of discrepancies in Admit Card January 11, 2024, 05:00 pm
UCEED 2024: date and time of exam January 21, 2024 (Sunday) 09:00 am to 12:00 noon
Release of Draft Answer Key and candidates’ response for Part-A January 23, 2024
Last date for uploading comments (if any) on the Draft Answer Key in the candidate’s portal January 25, 2024, 05:00 pm
Release of Final Answer Key for Part-A January 31, 2024, 05:00 pm
Announcement of cut-off marks for Part-A February 08, 2024
Declaration of results March 08, 2024
Start date for Score Card downloading March 11, 2024
Submission of Online Application for BDes Programme March 14 to 31, 2024
Seat allotment round 1 April 10, 2024
Seat allotment round 2 May 10, 2024
Seat allotment round 3 June 10, 2024
Last date for Score Card downloading June 12, 2024
Detailed Entrance Notification Download here : https://www.entrance.net.in/uploads/pdf2023/21565-ug.pdf