UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design)

Sunday, January 21, 2024

UCEED 2024

Notification, Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Cards, Results and Counselling

UCEED 2024: Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay conducts UCEED under the direction of the UCEED Admissions Committee 2024. The online application will be welcomed on the official gateway of IIT Bombay.

Till 2016, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, and IIITDM Jabalpur offered admission to applicants in BDes programs on the premise of a UCEED score. In any case, from 2017 onwards two more universities, i.e. Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIIT-D) and Central Institute of Technology (CIT), Kokrajhar likewise began tolerating UCEED scores for affirmation.

UCEED 2024 Notification

Application forms for UCEED 2024 will be available online from September 30 onwards. The entrance test will be a computer-based test and will be held on January 2024.

UCEED 2024 Exam Dates

Events Dates 2024 (Announced)
Online registration begins 3rd October 2023
Last date to register 31st October 2023
Last date of registration with late fee 8th November 2023
Publication of admit card 5th January 2024
Last date of rectification in admit card 11th January 2024
UCEED 2024 exam date 21st January 2024
Draft answer key releases 23rd January 2024
Uploading comments related to draft answer key 25th January 2024
Final answer key releases 31st January 2024
Cut off announcement (Part A) 8th February 2024
Declaration of results 8th March 2024
Downloading of scorecard 11th March to 12th June 2024
Application starts for B.Des course 14th to 31st March 2024
Seat Allotment Round 1 10th April 2024
Seat Allotment Round 2 10th May 2024
Seat Allotment Round 3 10th June 2024
Last date for score card downloading 12th June 2024

UCEED 2024 Application Form

UCEED 2024 application form will be released on 30th September 2022. Candidates have to complete the following steps to successfully apply for UCEED 2024:

Step 1: UCEED 2024 online registration

Step 2: Fill up of personal details, academic qualifications, exam city choices etc in the UCEED application form.

Step 3: Uploading scanned copies of colored passport-sized photographs, signatures, reserved category documents, qualifying examination certificates, etc.

Step 4:  Payment of the requisite application fee in online mode.

Application Fee Details


Registration Fee for Examination Centres in India

Indian Nationals

(including PIO/OCI)

Female Candidates (all categories)

INR 1200

SC, ST, PwD Candidates

INR 1200

All Other Candidates

INR 2400

 Foreign Nationals

Candidates from SAARC countries

USD 160

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries

USD 300



Registration Fee for Examination Centres in Dubai

Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI)

All Indian Nationals

USD 160

 Foreign Nationals

Candidates from SAARC countries

USD 160

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries

USD 300


UCEED 2024 Application Form

UCEED 2024 Eligibility

Age Limit: The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1994 if belonging to the OPEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 1989, if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

Number of Attempts:

A candidate can attempt UCEED for a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. Note that UCEED score is valid for one year, and only for admissions in the corresponding academic year.

Qualifying Examination:

The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2019, OR appearing in 2024. Students from ALL STREAMS (Science, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) are eligible.

Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2022 or earlier are NOT eligible

Check UCEED 2024 Eligibility Criteria

UCEED 2024 Exam Pattern

  • There will be ONE question paper for 3 hours duration.
  • The question paper will be in English.
  • The question paper will be administered through a computer-based test.
  • The question paper will carry a total of 300 marks.
  • The question paper will consist of 3 sections.

Section A– Numerical Answer Type (NAT)

Section B– Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

Section C– Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Get details about UCEED 2024 Exam Pattern

UCEED 2024 Admit Cards

  • Candidates who will complete all the aspects of the application form will be issued UCEED 2024 admit card on 1st January 2024.
  • The admit card will bear the following details of the candidate: Name, UCEED registration ID, Roll Number for UCEED 2024, photograph, signature, examination schedule, examination center details, and instructions to candidates.
  • Candidates should carefully examine the entries in the admit card and in case of any discrepancy, contact the Chairman, JEE (Advanced), UCEED & CEED 2024 at IIT Bombay before the date mentioned in the registration portal.
  • A printed copy of the downloaded admits card should be produced at the time of examination.

UCEED 2024 Syllabus

  1. Visualization and spatial ability
  2. Observation and design sensitivity
  3. Environmental and social awareness
  4. Analytical and logical reasoning
  5. Language and creativity
  6. Design thinking and problem solving

Check UCEED 2024 Syllabus

UCEED 2024 Results

  • The result of UCEED 2024 will be declared on March 2024. UCEED results will be available on the website. Candidates need to use their user login and password (created during the registration process) for viewing the results on the webpage.
  • UCEED-qualified students will be able to download their scorecards from 1st March 2024.
  • A hard copy of the UCEED scorecard will not be available and hence will not be sent to the qualified candidates.
  • Obtaining a rank in UCEED 2024 does not guarantee admission to the B. Des program.


UCEED 2024 Counselling

  • The counseling and seat allotment of UCEED will be conducted in three rounds. To participate in the counseling process, candidates have to register for admission which will start from June 8 to 23, 2024.
  • Candidates will be allotted seats based on their rank, category, choice preference, and availability of seats. Students shortlisted for admission will be sent a provisional allotment letter to the registered email ID.
  • Candidates who have been offered seats have to pay the seat acceptance fee of Rs. 60,000 within the given period of time.

Get details about UCEED 2024 Test Centres

UCEED 2024 Preparation Tips

Candidates who haven’t started their preparation still have enough time to kick-start it and get ready to score well in the exam. Here are a few tips for UCEED exam preparation in 2024:

  • Manage your time effectively. Remember time once gone cannot be returned. So make sure you don’t waste even a single minute on unnecessary activities.
  • Make a study schedule and follow it strictly. It will help you distribute your time well for all topics and other activities.
  • Solve as many sample papers as you can. This will not just help you get a better idea of the type of questions asked in UCEED but will also help you get comfortable. By regularly practicing sample papers in a real examination hall-like environment, you will able to handle the exam stress and perform well on D-day.
  • Take UCEED 2024 mock tests available at htcampus.com and other websites. By this, you will also get acquainted with the exam pattern and will also be able to analyze your level of preparation for the exam.