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About UCEED 2019

UCEED 2019 – Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design will be conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay under the guidance of the UCEED Admissions Committee 2019. It was for the first time in the year 2015 that IIT Bombay has introduced a Bachelor of Design programme. This is the 4 years of admission to B.Design programme from the IIT Bombay through UCEED 2019.

The aspirants can get admission into 4 years Bachelor of Design (B. Des.) programme through UCEED 2019 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)

Get complete information on UCEED Exam and other related relevant information like UCEED dates, eligibility criteria, UCEED Application Form, fees, selection, and much more through this page.

Latest Update- UCEED Application Form will be available from the first week of October 2018.

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UCEED 2019 - Important Dates


Event UCEED Dates (Tentative)
UCEED Online Registration Begins First Week of October 2018
UCEED Online Registration Ends Second Week of November 2018
UCEED Admit Card 2018 Fourth Week of December 2018
The last date for rectification of discrepancies
in the admit card
First Week of January 2019
UCEED 2018 Exam  Third Week of January 2019 (10:00 AM to 01:00 PM)
UCEED Answer Key + Question Paper Release  Fourth Week of January 2019
Last date for sending Comments about Answer Key Fourth Week of January 2019
UCEED Result 

Third Week of February 2019

UCEED Score Card downloading Begins Third Week of February 2019
Online application filling for B. Des. programme June 2019
UCEED Seat Allotment Starts July 2019


UCEED 2019 - Seat 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 14 22 15 51
Open-PwD 1 1 0 2
OBC-NCL 8 12 8 28
OBC-NCL-PwD 0 0 0 0
SC 5 6 4 15
SC-PwD 0 1 1 2
ST 1 3 2 6
ST-PwD 1 0 0 0
Total 30 45 30 105


Other Institutes accepting UCEED 2019 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 2018 score and students need not appear in JEE Main for that.

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UCEED 2019 Eligibility criteria

A candidate, including a foreign national, must fulfil each and every one of the following three criteria to appear in UCEED 2019.

  • Age Limit: Candidate should have been born on or after 1 October 1998, however, relaxation of 5 years is given to the students belonging to SC, ST or PwD category.
  • Academic Qualification: Indian/ Foreign candidates applying for UCEED should have passed their Class 12 or equivalent examination in 2018 OR will appear in 2019. 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 2019 Application form and Admit Card

Candidates are required to fill the UCEED Application Form online for the undergraduate course. The entire process of making an application for admission in various courses during the academic session 2019-20 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 Admit Card 2019

Only eligible candidates for UCEED 2019 will be able to download the UCEED Admit Card 2019, whose application is complete in all aspects. UCEED Admit Card 2019 will be issued by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and it will be available online only. Applicants will be able to download their admit card from the link which will be provided on this page.

UCEED 2019 Fees

UCEED application fees are different as per the category. The candidates belonging to the respective categories must pay their application fee accordingly. The fee has to be paid through online mode only that is Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.

UCEED 2019 Application Fees





 Rs. 2000 + Rs. 360 (18% GST) Rs.1000  + Rs. 180 (18% GST)


 Rs.1000 +  Rs. 180 (18% GST)

If an applicant has applied after the due date, then he/she will have to submit their application along with the additional late fee of Rs. 500 (+ GST) before the final due date.

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

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 2019 Result and Counselling

The performance of the candidate in UCEED 2019 will make them eligible for admission to the B.Des Program in the accepting institutes as well as IITs. The candidates are suggested to prepare for the UCEED through the previous year question papers. The link to get the UCEED Question Paper and the Answer Key is given below.

UCEED Sample Paper and Answer Key

  • UCEED Question Paper and UCEED Answer Key will be uploaded on the UCEED 2019 online portal after the exam.
  • In the case of any discrepancy, same shall be addressed to uceed@iitb.ac.in, on or before last week of January 2019.

UCEED Result & Rank Lists

  • UCEED 2019 Results will be declared in the third week of February 2019.
  • Rank lists will be prepared based on the total marks in UCEED Exam.
  • 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 UCEED 2019 rank list

Category Minimum % of marks in each Section Minimum Total Marks
General 10 100
OBC 9 90
SC 5 50
S 5 50
PwD rank list 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 2019 Exam pattern

  • Duration of Exam: 3 hours
  • Mode of Exam: Computer-based Test.
  • Medium of Exam: English
  • Total Marks: 300 marks
  • UCEED Question Paper will consist of 3 sections.
  • The paper will be held in two sessions: 
    • Session 1: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Session 2: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (if any) This session will be conducted only if there is some technical problem in session one. This will be a reserve session only for the candidates of the affected centres.
  • No. of 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.
  • Marking Schemes:  All 3 sections will have different marking scheme.

Marks Distribution in UCEED 2019




No. of Questions

Section A

Numerical Answer Type (NAT)

  • No choices will be shown for these questions
  • Correct Answer: 4 marks
  • There is NO NEGATIVE marking in this section


Section B

Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

Each MSQ has ONE OR MORE correct answer(s) out of the four given choices.

  • The candidate gets 4 marks only if ALL the correct choices and NO wrong choices are selected
  • There is NO NEGATIVE or PARTIAL marks for this section.


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 2019

The Questions in the Exam will be asked on the following topics

Visualisation 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 2019 Important details

UCEED 2019 will be conducted in the below mentioned 20 cities in India. Candidates should compulsorily choose 3 cities of their choice, in the order of preference, at the time of online registration.

UCEED Test Cities

Ahmedabad  Delhi Kolkata Pune
Bengaluru Guwahati Vishakhapatnam Raipur
Bhubaneswar Hyderabad Mumbai Thiruvananthapuram
Chandigarh Jaipur Nagpur Thrissur
Chennai Lucknow Patna Bhopal


UCEED Participating and Result Sharing Institutes

Total 3 institutes are participating in the Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED): Whereas, there are total 6 institutes who share UCEED result.

Participating Institutes

  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur

Result Sharing Institutes

UCEED Brochure 2018 - Download Here

UCEED 2019 Contact

Chairman UCEED 2019
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

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