IIT UCEED 2018 eligibility, application, dates

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED 2018) for UG programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur

 

Admissions to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur are organizing the Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) 2018

 

Students who have passed Class XII (or equivalent) in 2017 or appearing in 2018, in ANY STREAM (Science, Commerce, or Arts & Humanities) are eligible to appear for UCEED 2018

 

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 2018

 

B. Des Programme 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 Programme in Design

Launch pad Academy learned about this recent development at the earliest and went through the UCEED brochure thoroughly

Course: B. Des - 4 Years

 

Eligibility  

A candidate, including a foreign national, must fulfil each and every one of the following three criteria to appear in UCEED 2018

Age Limit: The candidate should have been born on or after 01st October 1998 if belonging to the GEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after 01st October 1993 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 2017, OR appearing in 2018. Students from ALL STREAMS (Science, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) are eligible

Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2016 or earlier are NOT eligible

 

Eligibility Criteria for B.Des at IIT Bombay:

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 2018

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

Qualifying Examination:

i. 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)

ii. 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

iii. 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

iv. HSC vocational examination

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

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

vii. 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

viii. 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:

a) OBC-NCL - 27% of seats in the course

b) 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

c) SC - 15% of seats in the course

d) ST - 7.5% of seats in the course

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

f) 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

 

Registration for UCEED 2018

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

 

Application Fees

Following is the application fee structure for UCEED 2018:

For General/OBC-NCL Category: Rs.2000/- (Male); Rs.1000/- (Female) and Rs.2000/- (Third)

For SC/ST/PWD Category: Rs.1000/- (Male); Rs.1000/- (Female) and Rs.1000/- (Third)

The application fee shown above DOES NOT INCLUDE service charges, processing fees and any other charges that the banks may charge

A late fee of Rs.500/- is applicable to ALL candidates for applications done after that, and till the late application closing

Detailed instructions related to the payment of application fee are given on the online application portal

 

Admit Card

Candidates whose application is complete in all aspects will be able to download the admit card for UCEED 2018 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 2018, 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 2018 at IIT Bombay immediately via email or phone

 

UCEED 2018 Exam Pattern

UCEED-IIT 2018 exam will be conducted in the 20th January 2018 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

 

UCEED 2018 Exam Centres

UCEED 2018 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

 

Important Dates UCEED 2018

 

Submission of Online Application with Regular Fee: 09th October to 10th November 2017

 

Submission of Online Application with Late Fee: 11th November to 17th November 2017

 

Date of Admit Card Download: 25th December 2017 (onwards)

 

Date of UCEED/CEED 2018 Exam: 20th January 2018 (Saturday)

 

Date of Result Declaration (UCEED): 15th February 2018

 

Date of Result Declaration (CEED): 05th March 2018

 

IIT Bombay

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

 

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