Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode, Computer Based Test
Exam Conducting Body:Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB)
UCEED 2023: Application form, Exam date, Admit card, Eligibility Criteria, How to Download Scorecard?, Cutoff
Updated On - August 01 2022 by Sajjan Brahma
UCEED 2023 application form will be released via online by the conducting authority. Candidates will need to create their user login and password (created during registration process) while filling out the application form. UCEED orUndergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay and is given by the candidates to enter the Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) program at several institutes. After the exam, IITB organizes a Joint Admission Exercise which allows the candidate to get admission into a few prestigious institutions called participating institutes. Additionally, there are other universities and colleges which do not participate in the Joint Admission Exercise but do accept UCEED 2023 scores.
UCEED 2023 Exam Status
Official Notification not released
No official notification regarding UCEED 2023.
UCEED 2022 Result has been declared on 10 March 2022. Candidates will need to use their user login and password (created during the registration process) for viewing the results on the webpage.
All candidates who appeared in UCEED 2022 will be able to download their Score Card from 14 March to 14 June 2022, from the official UCEED 2022 website.
UCEED 2023 Important Dates
Check the important dates related to seat allotment of the UCEED 2023 examination from the table below:
UCEED 2023 Schedule
Starting of Online Application
Last date to apply (without late fee)
Last date to apply (with late fee)
Release of Admit card
Last date for correction in discrepancies in admit card
UCEED 2022 Examination
Release of Answer key
Last date to send comments for answer key
Release of final answer key
Announcement of cut off part A
Declaration of results & download of score card
Application for B. Des programme
1st round seat allotment
2nd round seat allotment
3rd round seat allotment
Last date to download score card
Supplementary round 1
Supplementary round 2 (Final round)
UCEED 2023 Application Form
UCEED 2023 Application form will release in September 2022 and can be filled till November 2022 without a late fee. Candidates must go through the below-given guidelines to capture every important detail regarding UCEED Registration 2023:
If a candidate misses the last date to submit the form, they can fill it until November 2022 with a late fee ofRs. 500/-.
The application form for the UCEED examination was submitted through online mode only.
Candidates had to make sure that all the details given in the application form are correct and verified.
PwD candidates were given a scribe and or compensatory time (20 min/hr) during the exam.
The candidate had to upload the following documents:
A recent colour photograph in either JPEG or JPG format.
Scanned copy of the candidate’s full signature on white paper in either JPEG or JPG format.
If the applicant appeared in 2020, qualifying examination certificate had to be uploaded in PDF format.
Candidates appearing for the board exam in 2021 had to upload a certificate from the school/college principal in PDF format.
If the name is not the same as in the Class XII certificate, gazette notification showing the change of name in PDF format.
OBC-NCL, Caste (for SC), Tribe (for ST) or PwD certificate issued by a competent authority in PDF format.
UCEED 2023 Application Fees
Mode of Payment: The candidates could pay the application fee through online mode via Debit card/Credit card/Net Banking.
The given table shows the Registration Fee for Examination Centres in India for UCEED 2023:
UCEED Registration Fee 2023
Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI)
Female Candidates (all categories)
SC, ST, PwD
All Other Candidates
Candidates from SAARC countries
Candidates from non-SAARC countries
The registration fees shown above DOES NOT INCLUDE service charges, processing fees and any other charges that the banks may charge.
The application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
UCEED 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Candidate, including a foreign national, must have fulfilled every criterion to appear in UCEED. Candidates can read the below points to know the UCEED 2023 eligibility:
Candidate should have been born on or after 01 October 1995 for OPEN or OBC-NCL categories.
Candidate should have been born on or after 01 October 1990 for SC, ST or PwD categories.
Number of Attempts
A candidate can appear for UCEED for a maximum of two times and only in consecutive years.
UCEED score is valid for one year only.
Candidate should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination in 2022 or 2021.
Candidates from Science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Maths as subjects are eligible to apply for all four institutes—IITB, IITG, IITH and IIITDMJ.
Applicants from any other streams are also eligible to apply for UCEED.
Eligibility Criteria for Applying for B.Des
Candidates have to fulfil the following criteria mentioned below to apply for the admission:
Candidate should have been born on or after 01 October 1996 for OPEN or OBC-NCL categories & on or after 01 October 1991 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.
The candidates should have qualified and obtained a rank in UCEED 2023.
The candidate must have passed the qualifying examination (Class 10+2 or equivalent) in 2022 or should be appearing for the qualifying examination in 2022 in order be eligible.
Applicants from the Science Stream with Physics, Chemistry and Maths as subjects are eligible to apply to all the four institutes. Candidates from any other stream (Science without Maths or Physics or Chemistry, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) are eligible to apply to IIT Bombay, IIT Hyderabad and IIITDM Jabalpur.
Candidates appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2019 or earlier are NOT eligible.
UCEED2023 Admit Card
Candidates can download the UCEED 2023 Admit Card from January 2023 onwards. Check all the information about the UCEED hall ticket given below:
Admit card can be downloaded through the registration portal (www.uceed.iitb.ac.in)
IITB will issue the admit card to those candidates only whose registration will be complete in all aspects.
The admit card will contain various details like the candidate's name, registration ID, Roll Number for UCEED, photograph, signature, exam schedule, test centre details and instructions to applicants.
In case of any discrepancy in the admit card, contact the Chairman JEE (Advanced), UCEED & CEED 2022 at IIT Bombay before the specified date via email mentioned in the registration portal.
Candidates must carry a government authorised photo identity proof along with the Admit Card to the exam venue on the exam day.
It is mandatory to carry the hard copy of the admit card to the examination centre otherwise they will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
UCEED 2023 Exam Pattern
Candidates should check the UCEED 2023 exam pattern carefully as the question paper will consist of two parts. Questions from both parts are compulsory. The complete format of UCEED is given below:
Medium: The question paper will only be in English.
Examination Mode: The exam will be conducted online (CBT) as well as offline (PBT) mode.
Exam Duration: Candidates will get 180 minutes (three hours) to complete the exam.
PART A of the UCEED question paper will consist of three sections as given below:
UCEED Paper Pattern for Part A
Number of Questions
Marks for Correct Answers
Marks for Wrong Answers
Numerical Answer Type (NAT)
Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
UCEED Exam Pattern for PART B (Pen-Paper Based Test)
This part will consist of only one question that is aimed at testing drawing skills which will require subjective evaluation.
The time duration for Part B will be 30 minutes.
Total marks allotted for Part B is 60 marks.
UCEED 2023 Syllabus
The UCEED question paper will have two parts and UCEED 2023 syllabus comprises topics from both the parts. Candidates can prepare for the exam as per the following topics mentioned below:
Syllabus of PART- A
Visualization and Spatial Ability
Observation and Design Sensitivity
Environmental and Social Awareness
Analytical and Logical Reasoning
Language and Creativity
Design Thinking and Problem Solving
Syllabus of PART- B
Drawing: Ability to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective and shading.
UCEED 2023 Preparation Tips
Preparation can be exhausting at times. Here are certain preparatory tips that would help candidates overcome the anxiety of exam and prepare efficiently.
Visualisation and spatial ability play an important part in the design. Visualise the figures, patterns and shapes given in question; and figure out to solve them graphically.
UCEED 2023 answer key and question paper will be released in January 2023 on the official website.
This answer key (Part A) can be used by the candidates to verify their answers, which are also made available in the form of Candidate Answer Sheets.
If a candidate believes that the answer key is wrong, they can contest the key by posing a challenge against it.
In case any discrepancy is found, it should be addressed to ([email protected]), on or before January 2023.
Candidates have to mention “Comments on Answer Keys” in the subject of the mail.
UCEED 2023 Result
UCEED 2023 Result will be announced in March 2023. The result will be declared on the official website. Just go through the Important points related to UCEED results that are mentioned below:
Candidates can download the result by using their user UCEED 2023 login id and password (created during the registration process).
The applicants who will qualify for the exam will be able to download their scorecards.
It must be notified that a hard copy of the scorecard will not be sent to the qualified candidates.
Obtaining a rank does not necessarily guarantee admission in the B.Des. program in the participating institutes.
Compilation of UCEED 2023 Result
The compilation of the UCEED result is done according to the marking scheme set by IIT Bombay. Check the marking scheme given below.
Marking scheme: Check the negative marking and marks per question from the table below:
Marks per correct answer
Is there negative marking?
UCEED 2023 Cutoff
The cutoff for B.design admission has been released category-wise by IIT Bombay. The information is mentioned in the table below:
Minimum Qualifying Marks
Candidates can also check sectional cut-off marks of UCEED 2022 Part A.
Qualifying Marks for UCEED 2023
Candidates can check the list of minimum prescribed marks for qualifying the exam as per each category.
UCEED 2022 Rank List
Minimum % of marks in each Section in Part-A and Part-B
Minimum Total Marks
Common rank list (CRL)
OBC-NCL rank list
SC/ST/PwD rank list
UCEED 2023 Counseling
UCEED 2023 counseling for the Participating Institutes has been started. Candidates can apply for the admission to the B.Des programme after qualifying the UCEED 2023. Qualified candidates can apply for the admission at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad and IIITDM Jabalpur for the academic year 2023.
Check all the details given below to understand the complete procedure of UCEED counseling:
Counseling processing fee for applicants of all categories and genders is Rs. 2000/- for B.Des admission application.
The candidates can give their preference for institute and specialisation in which they want admission.
The applicants can “freeze” their allotted institute, which is determined by UCEED rank and availability, or decline it.
The candidates can also choose to “float” their allotted seat, which signifies that they accept the current allotment but are open to a seat that suits their preferences better.
Seats available for B.Design in IITs through UCEED
UCEED Seats Availability
Open - PWD
EWS - PWD
OBC - NCL
OBC - NCL - PWD
SC - PWD
ST - PWD
NOTE: *PWD reservations @ 5% (total 2 seats in all above programmes) will be horizontal (i.e. PWD candidates will consume seats from their birth category quota).
List of institutes accepting UCEED 2023 scores for admission into B.Des program
Delhi Technological University, Delhi (formerly Delhi College of Engineering)
Khyati School of Design, Ahmedabad
Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab
MIT World Peace University, Pune
Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
U.P. Institute of Design, Noida
Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur
VIT University, Vellore
World University of Design, Delhi NCR
UCEED 2023 Exam Centres
Candidates should opt for 3 centres of their choice of preference for UCEED at the time of registration. After submitting the online application, request for change of the city will not be entertained under any circumstances.
UCEED 2022 will be held in the following 24 cities in India:
International Centre at Dubai
Candidates opting for Dubai centre should also compulsorily opt for 2 cities of their choice of preference from above 24 Indian cities while filling the application form. (if several registrations are less than 25, then the Dubai centre may be dropped from the final list, and those candidates will be allotted a centre from the 2 Indian cities of their choice of preference).
UCEED 2023 Highlights
Check the information related to Under Graduate Common Entrance Exam for Design 2023 given below:
UCEED 2023 or Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design
Exam Conducting Body: Indian Institute of Technology
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