UCEED 2022: Exam Date(23 Jan), Admit Card(08 Jan Onwards)


UCEED 2022 is scheduled to be held on 23 January. The admit card will be released on 08 January. Last date for rectification of discrepancies in Admit card 14 January. Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design is conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay under the guidance of UCEED Admission Committee. The exam is conducted once a year to offer admission in Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) program at various participating institutes like IT Bombay, IIITDM Jabalpur and IIT Guwahati. Interested candidates can go through the whole article for detailed information regarding UCEED 2022.

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UCEED 2022 Exam Status

Entrance exam date announced
Seat Allotment Ongoing
Brochure pdf released

Latest Updates

  • UCEED 2022 will be held on 23 January. The admit card will be available from 08 January. 
  • The last date for rectification of discrepancies in Admit card is 14 January 2022.

UCEED 2022 Important Dates


Following are the dates for UCEED 2022 and joint seat allocation for B.Des. at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur.

UCEED 2022 Schedule
Activity Date
Last date for Score Card downloading 14 June 2022
Start date for Online Registration Sep 9, 2021
Last date for Online Registration with regular fee Oct 10, 2021
Nov 11, 2021
Last date for Online Registration with late fee Oct 17, 2021
Nov 16, 2021
Start date for Admit Card downloading Jan 8, 2022 onwards
Last date for rectification of discrepancies in Admit card Jan 14, 2022, 05:00pm
UCEED 2022 Jan 23, 2022 (Sunday)
09:00 am to 12:00 noon
Release of Draft Answer Key Jan 25, 2022
Last date for uploading comments (if any)
on the Draft Answer Key in the candidate’s portal
Jan 27, 2022, 05:00pm
Release of Final Answer Key Jan 31, 2022
Announcement of cut-off marks for Part-A Feb 10, 2022
Declaration of results Mar 10, 2022
Start date for Score Card downloading Mar 14, 2022
Submission of Online Application for BDes Programme Mar 14 to 31, 2022
Seat allotment round 1 Apr 10, 2022
Seat allotment round 2 May 10, 2022
Seat allotment round 3 Jun 10, 2022

UCEED 2022 Admit Card

The detailed information regarding UCEED 2022 Admit card is given below:

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  • The UCEED Hall ticket will be available for download from 08 Jan onwards
  • The admit card will be released in online mode on the official website.
  • It could be downloaded after filling in the necessary details like the Roll number, Signature, and Photo.
  • Candidates must carry a printed copy of the downloaded admit card. Only candidates having a valid admit card will be allowed to write the examination.
UCCED 2020 Admit Card
UCCED 2020 Admit Card

UCEED 2022 Result

The vital information regarding the UCEED Result is given below.

  • The result has been declared on 10 March 2022.
  • The result will be released in online mode.
  • Candidates can check the result from the official website.
  • The result is generated on the basis of the performance in the exam.
  • Candidate can download the result by login through their details.

How to check and Download UCEED 2022 Result?

Results will be declared in March 2022 and results will be published on the official website.

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the result link on the home page.
  • Then, Candidates need to log in with user login and password (created during the registration process) to view the results on the webpage.
  • UCEED qualified candidates will be able to download their scorecards from First week of March 2022.
  • The hard copy of the scorecard will not be sent to the qualified candidates.
  • Obtaining a rank in UCEED 2022 does not guarantee admission to the B. Des programme.

Below are the steps which a Candidate need to follow to check or download the UCEED 2022 result

  • Candidate needs to log in with their registered E-MAIL id and Password in order to get the result.
  • The result will appear on the screen, the candidate can save and download it.
  • Those who qualify for the UCEED, the only scorecard will available for them.

UCEED Total Seats

The following table shows the category-wise distribution of the available seats in Bachelor of Design (B.Des) programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur for the academic year 2022-2022:

IITB 14 1 8 0 5 0 1 1 30
IITG 22 1 12 0 6 1 3 0 45
IIITDMJ 15 0 8 0 4 1 2 0 30
Total 51 2 28 0 15 2 6 1 105

Institute Accepting UCEED Score: Result Sharing Institutes

1. Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar
2. U.P. Institute of Design Noida
3. Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab
4. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
5. VIT University, Vellore, TamilNadu
6. World University of Design, Delhi NCR
7. Chandigarh University, Punjab
8. Srishti School of Art Design and Technology, Bengaluru
9. Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi

Participating Institutes

  • IIT-Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-Guwahati)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design, and Manufacturing, Jabalpur (IIITDM)

Review, Regrading or Retotalling

  • Since the Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design is a computer-based test, there is no scope for review, re-grading or re-totalling of the exam paper.
  • However, the UCEED 2022 Question Paper and Draft Answer Key will be released on the UCEED website on Last week of January 2022.
  • Applicants can check the draft answer key and compare their answers to know the correct answers.
  • Any discrepancy/comment must be addressed to [email protected], on or before Last week of January 2022. Candidates have to mention “Comments on Answer Keys” in the subject of the mail.
  • The final decision regarding the answer keys will be taken by the UCEED committee after consolidating all the comments from the candidates and the paper setting team. This decision will be binding on all the candidates.

UCEED 2022 Draft Answer Key

The detailed information regarding UCEED 2022 draft answer key is given below:

  • The answer key will be released on the official website on Third week of January 2022.
  • The answer key will be released in online mode on the official website.
  • Last date for challenging the draft answer key was Last week of January 2022.
  • The purpose of releasing the draft answer keys is to report any discrepancy or disagreement with the provided answers.
  • Through answer key, candidates can evaluate the performance in ht exam before the declaration of result.

Click here for UCEED 2020 question paper

Click here for UCEED 2020 draft answer key

Click here to download UCEED 2020 Admit Card.

UCEED 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates must check the exam pattern given here before proceeding to prepare for the examination.

  • Mode: UCEED is a computer-based examination (online mode).
  • Duration: The duration of the exam is 3 hours.
  • Maximum Marks: The question paper will be of a maximum of 300 marks.
  • Sections: The question paper will be consisting of 3 sections.
  • Type of Questions: In section A, Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions will be asked. Section B and section C will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer and no negative marking in section-A and section-B. In section-C, 3 marks will be allotted for every correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
Section No. of Questions Question Numbers Marks if correct Marks if wrong Marks if not attempted Total marks
  Part A (240 marks, 2 hours 30 mins)
NAT 18 1-18 4 0 0 72
MSQ 18 19-36 4 -0.19 0 72
MCQ 32 37-68 3 -0.71 0 96
 Part B (60 marks, 30 mins)
1 1 60 0 0 60
 Total (Part A & Part B combined): 300 marks

Marking Scheme of UCEED 2022

The marking scheme of UCEED 2022 is given below.

S.No Section Marking Scheme
1 Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
  • For each correct response, 4 marks will be awarded
  • No negative marking
2 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
  • 5 marks will be awarded for each correct response
  • No negative or partial marking
3 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • The candidates will be awarded 3 marks for each correct answer
  • 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer

Download the UCEED Brochure along with Syllabus PDF Here.

UCEED 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus of UCEED 2022 is given below for all of the candidates to know which topics and chapters were present in the entrance examination. By knowing UCEED 2022 Syllabus, the candidates were able to strengthen their preparation process.

The UCEED exam will have questions from the following six topics:

VISUALIZATION AND SPATIAL ABILITY: Pictorial and diagrammatic questions to test, understanding of transformation and/or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships, knowledge of practical and everyday mechanical and scientific concepts.

OBSERVATION AND DESIGN SENSITIVITY: Ability to detect concealed properties in ordinary things, people, situations, and events, and thinking critically about them. Applying attention to certain details, analyzing, reasoning, classifying, inferring and predicting. Ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL AWARENESS: 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. Awareness of social and cultural connection with the design, history of the designed artefact, and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses. History of art, sculpture, and literature.

ANALYTICAL AND LOGICAL REASONING: Ability to look at information, be it qualitative or quantitative in nature, and discern patterns within the information. Ability to weigh opinions, arguments or solutions against appropriate criteria. Perform to check for hidden bias or hidden assumptions and whether evidence and argument support conclusions. 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, brainteasers, and patterns.

LANGUAGE AND CREATIVITY: Ability to understand and use Standard English. Reading comprehension, knowledge of English grammar. Ability to think creatively in terms of alternatives, the ability to distinguish innovative options and think out of the box.

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 solutions.

UCEED 2022 Application Form

The detailed information regarding UCEED Application form 2022 is given below

  • The online application process will be started on Second week of October 2020.
  • The application form will be released in online mode on the official website.
  • Moreover, The last date to fill the form is expected to be Second week of November 2020 without late fee and with late fee of Rs. 500/- is Third week of November 2020 (Tentatively).
  • Students of any discipline, who appeared for class XII exams in 2020 or due to appear in 2022, are eligible to apply for UCEED 2022.
  • The General/OBC-NCL category students had to be born on or after 01 October 1995 and SC/ST/PWD had to be born on or after 01 October 1990.
  • Candidates are only allowed 2 attempts in consecutive years. The examination took place at 20 centres in 2022 increasing from 19 centres in 2022.

UCEED Application Fee

For Examination Centers in India:

Nationality Categories Application Fee
Indian nationals/OCI/PIO candidates For ST/SC/PwD/Female candidates Rs. 1500/-
All other candidates Rs. 3000/-
Foreign Nationals Students from SAARC countries USD 200
Students from Non-SAARC countries USD 325

For Examination Centers in Dubai:

Nationality Categories Application Fee
Indian nationals/OCI/PIO candidates All Indian Nationals USD 200
Foreign Nationals Students from SAARC countries USD 200
Students from Non-SAARC countries USD 325

UCEED 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Here we have mentioned the complete eligibility to appear in the B.Des. programme.

  • Nationality: UCEED is open to Indian/Foreign and OCI (Overseas Citizen of India)/PIO (Person of Indian Origin) cardholders.
  • Age Limit: Candidate should have been born on or after 01 October 1995 (Open or OBC-NCL) and on or 01 October 1990 (SC/ST/PwD category).
  • Qualifying Exam: The applying candidate should pass the 12th or its equivalent exam from the recognized board/university.
  • Stream: Candidates passed with any stream, i.e., Science, Commerce, or Arts & Humanities are eligible to appear in UCEED 2022.
  • Appearing Candidates: Those passed in 2020 or studying in their final year (2022) of qualifying exam are eligible to apply.
  • The validity of Score Card: UCEED 2022 scorecard will be valid only for the academic year 2022-22.

UCEED 2022 Exam Centres

The exam centres of the UCEED 2022 is given below.

S.No Exam Centres
1 Ahmedabad
2 Bengaluru
3 Bhopal
4 Bhubaneshwar
5 Chandigarh
6 Chennai
7 Delhi
8 Guwahati
9 Hyderabad
10 Jaipur
11 Kolkata
12 Lucknow
13 Mumbai
14 Nagpur
15 Patna
16 Pune
17 Raipur
18 Thiruvananthapuram
19 Thrissur
20 Vishakhapatnam

Rank Lists

The Rank lists will be prepared on the basis of the total marks obtained in UCEED 2022.

Minimum prescribed marks for inclusion in the rank list

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

Important Links

Click Here to apply online for UCEET 2022

Download UCEED 2022 Information Brochure Pdf

UCEED 2022 Highlights

The highlights of the UCEED 2022 is given below.

Events Overview
Examination Name Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design
Acronym UCEED
Name of Conducting Authority Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
Examination Mode Online
Examination level Undergraduate
Category of Examination National Level
Official website http://www.uceed.iitb.ac.in/

FAQs of UCEED 2022

How many times is UCEED conducted in a year?

UCEED is conducted once a year typically in the month of January by IIT Bombay.

How many times can I appear for UCEED exam?

You can appear for UCEED for maximum two times and that too in consecutive years. UCEED score for admission is valid for one year only.

Is UCEED conducted online or offline?

UCEED is conducted in online mode as a computer-based test.

What is the format of UCEED question paper?

UCEED is a three-hour duration test in which candidates are evaluated out of 300 marks. The paper usually comprises 85 objective questions that are spread across three sections – Section A (NAT - Numerical Answer Type), Section B (MSQ - Multiple Select Questions) and Section C (MCQ - Multiple Choice Questions). Check complete UCEED pattern.

What is the use of UCEED exam?

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design or UCEED is conducted by IIT Bombay to shortlist aspirants for admission in BDes course offered at Industrial Design Centre (IDC), IIT Guwahati, IIITDM Jabalpur, IIT Hyderabad as well as other colleges that accept UCEED scores for admission.

Read about All India Entrance Exam for Design Here.

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