UCEED 2019

Exam Date : 19th January 2019
Result Date : 1st March 2019

UCEED 2019 Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern, and Results

UCEED 2019

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UCEED 2019 Introduction

  • About: Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) is a National Level entrance examination like any other design entrance exams that offer admission into the B.Des program at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, and IIITDM Jabalpur and 19 other institutes which accept UCEED scores.

  • Organizing Authority: IIT Bombay has the complete rights for conducting UCEED 2019 and to decide about rules of admissions and allotment of seats.

  • Level: UCEED 2019 is a National Level Entrance Exam which is conducted across 24 cities in India every year. 

  • Courses: Course offered through UCEED 2019 is Bachelor of Design (B.Des).

  • Eligibility: Students who have qualified Class 12th (or equivalent) in 2018 or appearing in 2019 in any stream (Science, Commerce, or Arts & Humanities), are eligible to appear for UCEED 2019.

  • Score Validity: Validity of the UCEED 2019 score is for one academic year, and valid only for admission into the present academic year.

UCEED 2019 Highlights

UCEED 2019 Highlights

UCEED 2019 Highlights

Name of the Examination

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design.




National Level

Conducting Authority

IIT Bombay

Course Offered






Exam Date

19th January 2019

Question Type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Total Marks


Marking Scheme

No Negative Marking for Section 1 and (-0.19) for Section 2 and (-1.32) for Section 3

Paper Medium


UCEED 2019 Score Accepting Institutes

Participating Institutes in UCEED 2019 


Institute Name


Vivekanand Global University, Jaipur


World University of Design, Delhi-NCR


Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar


Chitkara University, Punjab


U.P. Institute of Design Noida (An Institute of Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow)


Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab


University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun


VIT University, Vellore, TamilNadu


Srishti School of Art Design and Technology, Bengaluru


Delhi Technical University, Delhi


Anant National University, Ahmedabad


Nirma University, Ahmedabad


ARCH College of Design and Business, Jaipur


Khyati School of Design, Jaipur


MIT World Peace University, Pune


IIT, Bombay


IIT, Guhawti 


IITDM, Jabalpur


IIT, Hyderabad

UCEED 2019 Important Dates

  • Application Form: UCEED 2019 Entrance Exam Application Form will be released on 9th October 2018 and can be submitted till 9th November 2018.

  • UCEED Admit Card: UCEED Hall ticket 2019 will be released by IIT Bombay at the UCEED 2019 official website on 1st January 2019

  • Exam Date: UCEED 2019 will be conducted online on 19th January 2019 across the India.

  • Results: UCEED 2019 Results will be declared on 1st March 2019.

  • You can get to know more about the schedule in UCEED 2019 Important Dates section.

UCEED 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • UCEED Qualification: Candidate should have qualified Class 12th (or equivalent) in 2018 or appearing in 2019 in any stream (Science, Commerce, or Arts & Humanities), are eligible to appear for UCEED 2019

  • Age Requirement: The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1994, if belonging to the OPEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 1989, if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

  • Attempts: A candidate can attempt UCEED for a maximum of two times and that too in the consecutive years. 

  • Get more information about exam eligibility in the UCEED 2019 Eligibility section.

UCEED 2019 Application Form

  • Registration: Candidates should register online from their online portal i.e. www.uceed.iitb.ac.in for UCEED 2019.

  • Application Fee: UCEED 2019 Application fee is INR 1200/- for (Female/ SC/ ST/ PwD) and INR 2400/- for all other candidates (Male and Foreign). Registration fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable.

  • Cancellation: If at a later date, it is found that the candidate does not meet any of the three UCEED Exam eligibility criteria stated above then registration stands cancelled.

  • Get more information about application form in the UCEED 2019 Application Form section.

UCEED 2019 Exam Pattern

  • UCEED Exam Pattern 2019:

    • UCEED 2019 exam is a computer-based online examination in English.

    • The exam mainly consists of 3 sections Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions, Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) for a total of 300 marks.

    • Section-A consists of 20 questions which are Mathematical based and then Section-B has 20 questions and in the last section i.e. Section-C, there are 45 MCQ questions.
  • Marking Scheme: A correct answer in Section-A will fetch you 3 marks and Section B will be awarded 4 marks each whereas you will be getting -0.19 for an incorrect answer and a correct answer from Section C awards you 4 marks each but a wrong selection will be having -1.32 negative marking.

  • If you want to get detailed information about exam pattern then you can visit our UCEED 2019 Exam Pattern section.

UCEED 2019 Admit Card

  • UCEED 2019 Hall Ticket Availability: UCEED 2019 Admit Card will be available on the official website from 1st January 2019.

  • Information on Admit Card: The Admit Card will have the following details of the candidate such as Name, UCEED registration ID, Roll Number for UCEED 2019, photograph, signature, examination schedule, examination centre details and instructions to candidates.

  • Corrections: Candidates should carefully examine the entries in the admit card and in case of any discrepancies. If any discrepancies are found, then please contact the Chairman JEE (Advanced), UCEED & CEED 2019 at IIT Bombay before the specified date via email mentioned in the registration portal.

  • If you still have any doubts then visit the UCEED 2019 Admit Card section.

UCEED 2019 Exam Centres

  • UCEED Exam Centres 2019 Selection: Candidates have to select 3 cities across India in their order of preference. But they will be allotted only one out of the selected alternatives.

  • No. of Centres:

    • UCEED 2019 will be held in 24 cities across India and also conducted in Dubai.

    • Candidates should choose 3 cities of their choice in the online application before submission. 

    • UCEED 2019 reserves all the rights to add a new city/ town or remove an existing one and allot a city/ town that may not be among any of the choices of a candidate.

  • International Centre:

    • Candidates opting for Dubai centre should also compulsorily opt for 2 cities of their choice from 24 Indian cities.

    • If the number of registrations is less than 25, then the Dubai center may be dropped from the final list, and those candidates will be allotted a centre from the 2 Indian cities of their choice, in the order of preference)

  • Get more information about test cities in the UCEED 2019 Exam Centres section.

UCEED 2019 Syllabus

  • Sections: UCEED Syllabus 2019 will be based on 6 topics: Visualization and Spatial Ability, Observation and Design Sensitivity, Environmental and Social Awareness, Analytical and Logical Reasoning, Language and Creativity, and Design Thinking and Problem Solving respectively.

  • Syllabus: UCEED 2019 Syllabus is based on 10+2 standard. It is important to understand the formation of questions from different subjects.

  • Common Syllabus: As its an exam for students from every stream (Arts, Commerce & Science), so syllabus covers the topics mainly which are common for design purpose and can be easily solved by students of all the students.

  • Get more information about syllabus in the UCEED 2019 Syllabus section.

UCEED 2019 Results

  • Result Declaration: UCEED 2019 Results will be available on the official website on 1st March 2019. The result will be shown in the form of a UCEED Rank List.

  • Credentials: Candidates need to use their User Login and Password (created during the registration process) for viewing the results on the webpage.

  • Scorecard: UCEED 2019 qualified students will be able to download their Scorecard from UCEED official website starting from 1st March 2019.

  • Rank: Obtaining a rank in UCEED 2019 does not guarantee admission to the B. Des programme. 

  • To know more about the results, go to the UCEED 2019 Results section.

UCEED 2019 Counselling

  • Date: UCEED 2019 Counselling will commence from 4th July 2019.

  • Seat Allotment: Three rounds of seat allocation will be conducted. Seats will be allotted based on the applicant UCEED rank, category and choice of institutes. You will not have an option to withdraw an accepted/allotted seat after the announcement of last round of seat allocation.

  • Admissions Institute: Admissions will be provided to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIITDM Jabalpur and other participating institutes.

  • Got some questions regarding counseling, visit our UCEED 2019 Counselling section.

UCEED 2018 Paper Analysis

  • Overall Difficulty level: Candidates who wrote UCEED 2018 felt that the paper was quite difficult with new pattern changes and it was on the lengthy side.

  • Paperwise difficulty: Candidates felt that Section A, B and C were easy. None of the questions asked in the exam was out of the syllabus.

  • Topics asked in the exam: Counting surfaces, Font recognition, Craft identification, Completing the series and Visual Puzzles.

  • Time limit: Candidates felt that it was quite difficult to complete the paper in the given time.

  • Topics Covered: Following topics were covered in UCEED 2018:

    • Questions on fonts, counting of shapes, puzzles were asked.

    • Geometry was given some importance in UCEED 2018 and more emphasis was given on general knowledge like logos with importance to Indian art, culture, etc.

    • A question was asked where the students have to arrange the artist Picasso’s self-portraits in chronological order.

UCEED 2019 Important Instruction

  • Candidates must carry a printed copy of the downloaded admit card. Only those candidates having a valid admit card will be allowed inside the examination centre.

  • The candidate’s identity will be verified by invigilators as well as the IIT representatives. If the identity of the candidate is in doubt, the candidate may not be allowed to appear for the examination. However, the authorities at their discretion may permit the candidate to appear for the examination after completing certain formalities. No extra time will be allowed for completing the examination in lieu of the time taken for completing these formalities.

  • Impersonation in the examination is a serious offence which will thereby result in immediate disqualification of the candidate from UCEED, and lead to a criminal proceeding against the candidate.

  • Candidates will NOT be allowed to carry any electronic device (mobile phones, smartphones, digital/ smartwatches, calculators, tablets etc.), abacus, slide rule, log books, study material of any type, geometry box, etc. to the examination hall. A list of forbidden items will be put up on the website before the exam if there are additional items.

  • Candidates have to remain in the examination hall for the entire duration of the examination.

UCEED Contact Details

Address: Chairman, JEE (Advanced), UCEED & CEED 2019

IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076

Phone: +91-22-2576 4063/9093/9094

Email: uceed@iitb.ac.in

UCEED Previous Year Question Paper

UCEED 2019 FAQs:

Q: What does UCEED stand for?

UCEED stands for Under-graduate Common Entrance Examination for Design. It is a national level entrance exam offering admissions to design courses in various IITs and other participating institutes.

Q: When will the UCEED 2019 Admit Card be released?

1st January 2019

Q: When will the UCEED 2019 Exam be conducted?

The exam is scheduled to be conducted on 19th January 2019.

Q: Does the exam evaluation follow negative marking scheme?

Yes there is negative marking in Section B and Section C where you get -0.19 marks for an incorrect answer in Section B while an incorrect answer in Section C will fetch you -1.32 marks.

Q: What is the age limit specified to appear for UCEED 2019?

All candidates satisfying the UCEED 2019 Eligibility Criteria and born on or after October 1st 1994 are eligible to apply. The specified date is relaxed till October 1st 1989 for candidated who belong to SC/SC or PWD category.

Q: What is the UCEED 2019 Syllabus?

The following topics need to be prepared by candidates appearing for the examination in 2019:

  • Visualization and Spatial Ability

  • Observation and Design Sensitivity

  • Environmental and Social Awareness

  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • Language and Creativity

  • Design thinking and Problem solving

Applicants can refer to the previous years' question papers to get familiar with the pattern and better understanding of topics to study.

Q: I appeared for UCEED last year and did not join any course after that. Am I eligible to attempt UCEED 2019?

Yes. You can attempt the UCEED examination only twice in 2 consecutive years. However, the scores obtained in the examination are valid only throughout the corresponding academic year.

Q: What is the stream of +2 education required to satisfy the UCEED 2019 Eligibility Criteria?

There are no specific requirements regarding the stream in which candidates have passed their +2 examination. Candidates from all streams (Science, Commerce, Arts and Humanities) are equally eligible to take up the examination.

Q: Will there be any further rounds after UCEED #yearto seek admission in B.Des programme?

No. The score obtained in UCEED examination is the only selection criteria for seeking admission to B.Des programme in at a IITB, IITG, IITH and IIITDMJ.

Q: Is there any reservation provided for candidates who are foreign nationals or belonging to NRI category to apply for fashion designing exams?

No. However, such candidates can appear for the examination if they satisfy all of the UCEED 2019 Eligibility Criteria.

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