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Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design 2020

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Form Date: 09 Sep - 10 Oct 2020

Best Books for UCEED 2020: Books and Preparation Tips

Updated On - July 14 2020 by Latika Kalra

UCEED 2020 Preparation Books: UCEED 2020 Result is to be declared on 13 March 2020. For preparation of UCEED 2020, there is large number of reference books available in the market. There are many books available in both offline and online modes, that cover important topics related to the UCEED exam.
Candidates are advised to refer the books which includes all the topics of UCEED syllabus. WIth important information, the right set of books will help candidates in gaining confidence by providing them in-depth knowledge on various topics. Also, students can download UCEED books pdf available on various websites.

How to Select Best Books for UCEED 2020?

Candidates can study from many books for UCEED preparation, but for scoring good rank interested students have to study from the most recommended books. Some of the factors that will help in selecting books for UCEED 2020 preparation are:

  • Check the publication year of the book.

  • Always choose the books with latest edition as it includes all the updated content and information.

  • A good book will have sample papers as well as a mock test of UCEED along with the solutions.

  • Candidates are advised to choose books by renowned authors.

Best Books for UCEED 2020 Preparation

Given below are some important books that will help students in the preparation of UCEED exam. These books are generally recommended by the experts or Previous year's Toppers:

  • UCEED (B.Des) Entrance Books and Test Series by AFAINDIA: This set of book is a collection of following seven books:

    • Visualization & Spatial Awareness
    • Observation & Design Sensitivity
    • Environmental & Social Awareness
    • Language & Creativity
    • Logical & Analytical Reasoning
    • Mathematics
    • Exercise Books
  • UCEED Design Environment & Social Awareness In Design Perspective Combined With Mental & Verbal Aptitude by Sreejanshilpa
  • NIFT/NID/IIFT Entrance Examination Guide by Surendra Kavimandan

  • Cracking CEED & UCEED (with Previous Years' Papers and Mock Tests) by Ashok Goel and Arjun Kamal

  • NIFT/NID/IIFT Entrance Exam Guide by D Mittal

  • Guide to NIFT/NID for Groups A, B and C by R.P. Datson

  • NIFT Entrance Examination Preparation Course by Prashant Kumar

UCEED 2020 Preparation Tips

Given below is a list of things that candidates should and shouldn't do for the preparation of UCEED 2020:

1. First, understand the UCEED exam pattern and UCEED syllabus.

2. For scoring the best rank in UCEED exam, start preparing for exam in advance by practising the questions from all the sections in advance.

3. As UCEED 2020 paper is divided into two parts. First part is consists of MCQ, MSQ and NAT type questions. Part B is a drawing section which is used to check the candidate's fundamentals of drawing. In the second part, understanding the concepts and theories of drawing such as perspective, shade, human figure and proportion, shadows and textures will be essential.

4. Candidate should have a good understanding of elements and basic principles of design, such as colour theory, animation techniques and typography.

5. For improving the score of the general awareness section, candidates can take help from newspapers, general knowledge books, research on the internet or watch youtube videos.

6. Refer to some basic books of Science, to cover topics of science, math and computer science.

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