UCEED 2017 | B. Design Course at IIT Bombay

UCEED 2017 - B. Design Admission at IIT Bombay, Guwahati & Jabalpur

Last Date to Apply

November 11, 2016 (Without late fee)
Nov 18 November 20, 2016 (With late fee)

About UCEED 2017

UCEED 2017 – Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design 2017 will be conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay under the guidance of the UCEED Admissions Committee 2017. It was for the first time in the year 2015 that IIT Bombay has introduced a Bachelor of Design programme. This is the 3rd year of admission to IIT Bombay's B.Design programme through UCEED 2017.

Latest Update: UCEED Entrance Exam result is declared on 24 February 2017, Candidates can check their Result in the link given below.

UCEED Result 2017

UCEED 2017 will be conducted for the admission into 4 years Bachelor of Design (B. Des.) programme in any of the given below institutes:

  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)
  • Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur (IIITDMJ)

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UCEED 2017 Important Dates

Event Date
UCEED 2017 Online Registration Begins October 17, 2016
UCEED 2017 Online Registration Ends November 11, 2016
UCEED 2017 Last date to submit with late fee (Extended) November 18 November 20, 2016
UCEED 2017 Admit Card December 26, 2016
The last date for rectification of discrepancies in the admit card January 9, 2017
UCEED 2017 Examination January 22, 2017
Release of UCEED 2017 Answer Key January 28, 2017
Last date for sending Comments about Answer Key January 31, 2017
UCEED 2017 Result Declaration February 20, 2017 24 Feb 2017

Click here to check UCEED Result 2017

UCEED 2017 Score Card downloading Begins February 27, 2017
Online application filling for B. Des. programme June 10-25, 2017
Round 1 Seat Allotment July 04, 2017
Round 2 Seat Allotment July 10, 2017
Round 3 Seat Allotment July 15, 2017
Seat allocation through spot admission 
(if required)
Before UG Orientation Program at IIT Bombay


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UCEED 2017 - Seats Distribution


There will be 105 seats subdivided on the basis of the percentage of reservation in IITB, IITG and IITDMJ. Check the total number of seats in B.Des courses in each of the college below:

Open 15 23 15 53
Open-PwD 0 0 0 0
OBC-NCL 8 11 7 26
OBC-NCL-PwD 0 1 1 2
SC 4 7 5 16
SC-PwD 1 0 0 1
ST 2 3 2 7
ST-PwD 0 0 0 0
Total 30 45 30 105

Other Institutes accepting UCEED Score

Last year qualified candidates were admitted to the B. Des programmes at IIT Bombay and IIITDM Jabalpur. Moreover, few more institutes will also admit students to their B. Des programmes through UCEED and they are:

  • UPES University: UCEED Merit is also used by UPES University for admission into  Bachelors of Design (B. Des) Programme.
  • IIT Guwahati will accept admission for B.Design course based on UCEED 2017 score and students need not appear in JEE Main for that.

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UCEED 2017 Eligibility criteria

A candidate, including a foreign national, must fulfil each and every one of the following three criteria to appear in UCEED 2017.

  • Age Limit: Candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1997,however, relaxation of 5 years is given to the students belonging to SC, ST or PwD category i.e. October 1, 1992.
  • Academic Qualification: Indian/Foreign candidates applying for UCEED should have passed their Class 12 or equivalent examination in 2016 OR will appear in 2017. Students from any stream that is commerce, arts, science can apply for the course.
  • UCEED Number of attempts: Any candidate is eligible for only two consecutive attempts of the UCEED Exam. UCEED score is valid for one year, and only for admissions in the corresponding academic year.

UCEED 2017 Application form and Admit Card

Candidates are required to fill the UCEED Application Form online for the Undergraduate course accessible to all the candidates until November 11,2016. The entire process of making an application for admission in various courses during the academic session 2017-18 is ONLINE. Applicants will have to follow the basic steps and the link given below to apply online.

Guide to Three Step Online Application procedure

STEP 1: Registration

STEP 2: Fill the Online Application form

STEP 3: Paying the Application Fee

UCEED Application Form


UCEED Admit Card 2017

Only eligible candidates for UCEED 2017 will be able too download the UCEED Admit Card 2017, whose application is complete in all aspects. UCEED Admit Card 2017 will be issued and availab;e online from December 26, 2017, after 5:00 PM, Applicants can download their hall ticket/admit card from the libk given below.

UCEED 2017 Fees

UCEED 2017 Application Fees





 Rs 2000  Rs 1000


 Rs 1000 Rs 1000 

Late Application Fee

If an applicant has applied after the due date i.e. November 11, 2016, he/she will have to submit their application along with the additional late fee of Rs 500 before the final due date i.e. November 18 November 20, 2016.

IIT Bombay B.Design Fee Structure

Annual fee structure at the different IITs  will be disclosed soon before the date of admissions but candidates can take the idea from the previous year fee structure of the B.Desing course.

IIT Bombay Fee Structure 2015-16

Particular Fee in Rs
Fee per Semester Rs 1,14,750
Total Course Fee Rs 9,18,000


IIT Bombay Fee Structure

IIT Bombay B Design Fee Structure

UCEED 2017 Result and Counselling

The performance of the candidate in UCEED 2017 will make them eligible for admission to the B.Des Program in the accepting institutes as well as IITs.

UCEED Question Paper and Answer Key

  • UCEED Question Paper and Answer Key will be uploaded on the UCEED 2017 online portal on January 28, 2017.
  • In the case of any discrepancy, same shall be addressed to uceed@iitb.ac.in, on or before January 31, 2017.

Download UCEED Question Papers

Download UCEED Answer Keys

UCEED Result & Rank Lists

  • UCEED 2017 Results will be declared on February 24, 2017.
  • Rank lists will be prepared based on the total marks in UCEED 2017.
  • No separate category-wise rank lists will be prepared. However, cut-off marks for each category will be mentioned in the rank list.

Minimum prescribed marks for inclusion in the rank list

Category Minimum % of marks in each Section Minimum Total Marks
General 10 100
OBC 9 90
SC 5 50
S 5 50


Students admitted to the B. Des programme will not be eligible for branch change to any other undergraduate programmes offered by IIT Bombay at any time during the entire duration of the programme.

UCEED 2017 Exam pattern

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Medium: English
  • Total Marks: 300 marks
  • The paper will be held in two sessions: 
    • Session 1: 10 am to 1 pm
    • Session 2: 2 PM to 5 PM (if any)
  • Sections: The question paper will consist of 3 section
  • The question paper will contain a total of 80 questions distributed among the 6 topics provided in the syllabus.
  • Negative Marking: All 3 sections will have NEGATIVE marking.




No. of Questions

Section A

Numerical Answer Type (NAT)

  • No choices will be shown for these questions
  • Correct Answer: 4 marks
  • Incorrect Answer: - 1 mark (Negative marking)


Section B

Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

  • There will be one or more correct answer(s) out of the four given choices
  • Candidate gets 5 marks only if ALL the correct answers are selected and no wrong choice is selected.
  • Negative Marking: 0.5 marks for every wrong answer


Section C

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

  • MCQ has four choices out of which only one is the correct answer
  • There is NEGATIVE marking for this section
  • Correct Answer: 3 marks
  • Wrong Answer: -1mark 


UCEED Syllabus 2017

The Questions in the Exam will be asked on the following 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, analysing, 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. Ability 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 such as sentence structure and usage, the use of tenses, verb patterns, articles, and active and passive constructions etc., and vocabulary skills. Ability to think creatively in terms of alternatives, 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 2017 Important details

UCEED Test Cities

UCEED 2017 will be conducted in the below mentioned 14 cities in India. Candidates should compulsorily choose 3 cities of their choice, in the order of preference, at the time of online registration.

Ahmedabad  Delhi Kolkata Pune
Bengaluru Guwahati Kozhikode Raipur
Bhubaneswar Hyderabad Mumbai Thiruvananthapuram
Chandigarh Jaipur Nagpur Indore
Chennai Kanpur Patna -


UCEED 2017 Contact

Chairman UCEED 2017
JEE Office
Indian Institute of Technology 
Bombay Powai, Mumbai 400076

Phone: +91-22-2576-4063 (Mon to Fri 09:30 to 17:30) 
Fax: +91-22-2572-0305 
E-mail: uceed@iitb.ac.in