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Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED 2020) for UG programs at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur

UCEED 2020: Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design - Admissions to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Program at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur are done through the Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) 2020

Students having an interest in design with an aptitude in Creativity, Visualization and Problem Solving are encouraged to apply.


Also See : UCEED Admit Card 2020 released, steps to download


UCEED 2020

  • Candidates seeking admission to the Bachelor Degree Program 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 2020
  • The candidates are offered admission in B.Des Program at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur on the basis score obtained in Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) 2020.


B.Des Program at IDC, IIT Bombay

  • Industrial Design Centre (IDC) at IIT Bombay has a well-established Master of Design degree (M.Des) Program in Industrial Design, Visual Communication, Animation Design, Interaction Design & Mobility and Vehicle Design as well as a PhD Program in Design
  • Launch pad Academy learned about this recent development at the earliest and went through the UCEED brochure thoroughly
  • Course Name: B. Des - 4 Years


Also See: Fashion Deign Admissions


UCEED 2020 Important Dates

  • Start Date for Online Registration: 09th October 2019

  • Last date for Online Registration with regular fee 09th November 2019

  • Last date for Online Registration with late fee 16th November 2019

  • Start Date for Admit Card downloading 01stJanuary 2020 onwards

  • Last Date for rectification of discrepancies in Admit Card: 05th January 2020

  • UCEED 2020 Examination: 18th January 2020 [Saturday, Time: 10:00 to 13:00]

  • Release of Draft Answer Key: 21st January 2020

  • Last date for sending Comments about Draft Answer Key: 27th January 2020

  • Release of Final Answer Key: 04th February 2020

  • Declaration of Result: 13th March 2020

  • Start date for Score Card downloading 13th March 2020

  • Application for B. Des. Programme: 08th to 30th June 2020

  • Seat allotment Round 1: 04th July 2020

  • Seat allotment Round 2: 11th July2020

  • Seat allotment Round 3: 15th July 2020


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Eligibility Criteria for UCEED 2020

  • A candidate, including a foreign national, must fulfil each and every one of the following three criteria to appear in UCEED 2020

Age Limit Criteria

  • The candidate should have been born on or after 01st October 1995 if belonging to the GEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after 01st October 1990 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 Exam

  • The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2019, OR appearing in 2020. Students from ALL STREAMS (Science, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) are eligible

  • Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2018 or earlier are NOT eligible

Eligibility Criteria

  • For admission to B. Des, the candidate should have passed in the qualifying exam. If a qualifying Board awards only letter grades without providing information on the passing grade on the grade sheet, the candidate should obtain a certificate from the Board specifying the passing grade and submit it at the time of online acceptance of the allocated seat

  • In case such a certificate is not provided, the decision taken by the B.Des admissions Committee will be final. Candidates should have qualified in UCEED 2020

  • The criteria, as specified above, is applicable "into" to all the candidates including foreign nationals

Qualifying Examination

  • The final exam of the 10+2 system, conducted by a Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (www.aiuweb.org)

  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University Exam conducted by a Board or University recognized by the AIU; final exam of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy

  • Sr. Secondary School Exam conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects; any Public School, Board or University exam in India or in a foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the AIU

  • HSC vocational examination

  • A Diploma recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education or a State Board of Technical Education of at least 3 years duration

  • High School Certificate Exam of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva

  • Candidates who have completed Class XII (or equivalent) exam outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the exam they have passed is equivalent to the Class XII exam

  • In case the Class XII exam is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) exam earlier

Reservation of Seats

  • Indian nationals belonging to certain categories are admitted under the seats reserved for them in accordance with the rules of the Govt. of India. The categories and the extent of reservation are as follows:

  • OBC-NCL - 27% of seats in the course

  • OBCs (see the link www.ncbc.nic.in)

  • Candidates belonging to the creamy layer of OBC are NOT entitled for reservation; such candidates are treated as belonging to the general (GEN) (i.e., unreserved) category

  • SC - 15% of seats in the course

  • ST - 7.5% of seats in the course

  • PwD - 3% of seats from the parent category in the course

  • 3% reservation for PwD candidates, which is translated to 01 seat, will be cycled over in a 4-year period category-wise in the sequence, GEN, OBC, SC/ST

UCEED 2020 Registration

  • The registration for UCEED is completely online and can be done on UCEED’s online portal www.uceed.in only

  • Applicants must satisfy all of the above mentioned eligibility criteria and the application cannot be withdrawn after registration is completed. Application fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable

  • The above registration fee is applicable till the closing date of 9 November 2019, 23:55 hours.

  • A late fee of Rs. 500 is applicable to ALL candidates for registration done after that, and till the late registration closing date of 16 November 2019, 23:55 hours

Application Fees

  • Following is the registration fee structure for UCEED 2020

Registration Fee for Exam Centres in India

Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI)

  • Female Candidates (all categories) INR 1500

  • SC, ST, PwD Candidates INR 1500

  • All Other Candidates INR 3000

Foreign Nationals

  • Candidates from SAARC countries USD 200

  • Candidates from Non-SAARC countries USD 325

Registration Fee for Exam Centres in Dubai

  • Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI) - All Indian Nationals USD - 200

  • Foreign Nationals - Candidates from SAARC countries USD 200 and; Candidates from Non-SAARC countries USD 325

Admit Card

  • Candidates whose application is complete in all aspects will be able to download the admit card for UCEED 2020 from the online application portal (www.uceed.in) from the date specified below

  • The admit card will bear the following details of the candidate: Name, UCEED application ID, Roll Number for UCEED 2020, photograph, signature, examination schedule, examination centre details and instructions to candidates

  • In case, admit card is not available for downloading the candidate should contact the Chairperson, UCEED 2020 at IIT Bombay immediately via email or phone

Exam Pattern

  • UCEED-IIT 2020 exam will be conducted in the 18th January 2020 the exam patter is given below. One thing which a candidate should do is take the print of admit card, only then he/she will be entertained for exam

  • There will be ONE question paper of 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

Exam Centres

  • UCEED 2020 will be held in the following 19 cities in India: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur and Thiruvananthapuram

  • Candidates should compulsorily opt three cities of their choice, in the order of preference, at the time of online application

  • For all the courses, eligibility details, kindly refer the prospectus and visit the website www.ceed.iitb.ac.in

Results of UCEED 2020

  • Results will be declared on March 13, 2020

  • UCEED results will be available on the website. Candidates need to use their user login and password (created during registration process) for viewing the results on the webpage

  • UCEED qualified students will be able to download their score cards from March 13, 2020

  • Hard copy of the UCEED score card will not be available and hence will not be sent to the qualified candidates

  • Obtaining a rank in UCEED 2020 does not guarantee admission to the B. Des programme


IIT Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Deputy Registrar (Academic), Indian Institute of Technology, Powai, Mumbai-400076, Email: uceed@iitb.ac.in, Fax: +91-22-2572-0305, Ph.: +91-22-2576-4063, Website www.uceed.in




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