Admissions to the Bachelor of Design (B. Des) programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur are done through the Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED). Students who have passed Class XII (or equivalent) in previous year or appearing in current year in ANY STREAM (Science, Commerce, or Arts & Humanities), are eligible to appear for UCEED. UCEED is open to all nationals (Indian/Foreign). Candidates seeking admission to the Bachelor Degree programme in Design (B. Des.) at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) and Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur (IIITDMJ) must appear in UCEED.
- Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) is a Computer Based Test.
- Candidates will have 3 hours to solve the questions.
- The language of the paper will only be English.
- It comprises a total of 100 questions, accounting for a total of 300 marks.
- The question paper divided into three sections, which will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Selection Questions (MSQ) and Numerical Answer Type (NAT).
The details about all the three sections is as stated below:
|Section||Marks per Question||Negative Marking||Remark|
|MSQ||4 marks||None (Partial Marking also not applicable)||More than 1 answer can be|
correct and the marks will only be allocated if all the correct
choices are marked
|MCQ||3 marks||1 marks||–|
The examination will consist of the following topics:
- Visualization and spatial ability
- Observation and design sensitivity
- Environmental and social awareness
- Analytical and logical reasoning
- Language and creativity
- Design thinking and problem solving
UCEED Cut Off
The minimum cut off marks required by the candidate in each section is as follows:
|Merit List||Minimum % of marks in each Section||Minimum Aggregate marks in each section|
|Common rank list (CRL)||10||100|
|OBC-NCL rank list||09||90|
|SC rank list||05||50|
|PwD rank list||05||50|
UCEED Examination Centers
IIT UCEED will be held in 20 centers across India. In order of their preference, the students have to choose 3 cities during filling of the application form. Those who will be unable to fill it will be allotted the centers by the committee. Following are the cities in which UCEED will be conducting an exam:
Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) conducted every year by the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, under the guidance of the UCEED-CEED Implementation Committee. UCEED score is valid only for admission to the respective apply academic year. UCEED is open to all nationals levels as well as international. Aspiring candidates those make career in design field seeking admission to the Bachelor Degree programme in Design (B. Des.) at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG), Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH), and Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur (IIITDMJ) must appear in UCEED entrance exam which conducted every year.
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