UCEED Counselling 2022: Dates, Registration, Seat Allotment

Result Date

Mar 10, 2022

Counselling Date

Mar 14, 2022

Sep 16, 2021 | Design


The UCEED 2022 counselling is conducted in three rounds, Round I, II and III, so that candidates can get admissions in the BDes program at the participating colleges. Candidates will be allotted seats based on their rank, category and choice of institutes. During the counselling and UCEED seat allotment 2022 process, candidates will have to exercise either the 'freeze' or 'float' option.

Read along to find the direct link to participate in the UCEED 2022 counselling process.

UCEED 2022 Counselling Schedule

Candidates can take a look at the counselling schedule in the table below. The candidates must follow the set of procedures specified by the authorities to participate in the counselling round. 

UCEED 2022 Counselling Schedule
Event Date
Seat allotment round 1 To be Announced
Last Date for Seat Acceptance & Choosing from ‘Freeze’ or ‘Float’ Option To be Announced
Seat Allotment Round 2 To be Announced
Last Date for Seat Acceptance & Choosing from ‘Freeze’ or ‘Float’ Option To be Announced
Seat Allotment Round 3 To be Announced
Last Date for Seat Acceptance & Choosing from ‘Freeze’ or ‘Float’ Option To be Announced

UCEED Counselling 2022 Highlights

The aspirants who have been shortlisted for the counselling round must keep note of the following important highlights of the counselling process. 

  • Counselling period: The counselling will be conducted after the candidates have submitted their applications form for the B.Des program and the exam has been concluded. 
  • Confirmation call: Once the candidate has cleared the cut off, and received the rank card, the confirmation call will be generated. 
  • Seat allocation: The eligible candidate will be called for the first round of counselling, and after the first round of counselling, if any IIT UCEED seats are left, then the counselling continues, or else the counselling process closes. Kindly note that the number of rounds for counselling will depend on the total no. of seats in UCEED. 
  • Shortlisting: The candidates will be shortlisted based on the rank list, category and the institution chosen by the candidate. The candidates are advised to check how many seats are there in UCEED for particular institutes before applying. 

UCEED Counselling 2022 Eligibility

Candidates need to qualify for the following eligibility criteria to apply for the UCEED 2022 Counselling.

  • Age Limit: For General/ OBC- Candidates who are born on or after Oct 1, 1997, and; for SC, ST and PwD category- candidates born on or after Oct 1, 1992, are eligible to apply for the UCEED counselling 2022 process.
  • UCEED 2022 Qualification: Candidates possessing a valid UCEED 2022 rank are eligible for the counselling process.
  • Stream in Qualifying Exam: Candidates from the Science (stream with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) are eligible to apply to all participating institutions, whereas candidates apart from Science, i.e. Commerce or Humanities, are eligible only to apply for IIT Bombay, IIT Hyderabad, IITDM Jabalpur.

UCEED Counselling 2022 Procedure

Once the results are announced and the cut off is released, the exam conducting authority will begin the counselling process for the shortlisted candidates. The UCEED 2022 counselling process is explained below.

  • Counselling fee: The candidate should apply along with the counselling fee. The authority will share the fee details on the official website.
  • Documents Required: The candidate must fill out the application carefully with the correct information and documents required and get admission as IIT Bombay will process the application. The candidates will be shortlisted after all the applications are submitted.
  • Seat Allotment: The counselling will be held in the form of seat allotment that will be based on the rank list, category of the candidate and choice of institutes
  • Allocation process fees: The selected candidate after UCEED 2022 counselling will be sent provisional allotment seats, which will be E-mailed, and the candidate will have to pay a seat acceptance fee.

Click here to apply for the UCEED Counselling Round

Documents Required For UCEED Counselling 2022

As part of the admission process, the candidates who clear the cut off will be called for the counselling round. The shortlisted candidates need to carry the following list of documents for the UCEED 2022 counselling process.

Documents Required for the UCEED 2022 Counselling
Documents Details
Photographs The candidate needs to carry at least 2 passport size photo for counselling
Admit card The candidate needs to carry a UCEED 2022 admit card as a proof
Marksheets Class 12 marksheet along with the original certificates
Caste certificate Caste certificate of the candidate (if applicable)

UCEED 2022 Seat Registration

The complete details of the UCEED 2022 seat registration are outlined below. Candidates are advised to go through the information carefully to avoid any mistakes. 

  • Seats: If the selected candidate does not pay acceptance fees or declines the seats, those candidate's application form will be rejected, and the vacant seats will be allotted to the students during the seat allocation process.
  • Seat acceptance/declination: If the candidates have been allotted with the colleges in the first round, the candidate can accept or decline the institution's college.
  • Float the Seat: If any candidate has been allotted a seat in their second/third round of counselling or accepts the option to be considered for upward movement (float), the choice for other rounds are held by the conducting body depending on the availability of seats.
  • Freezing the Seat: If the candidate freezes the seat allotted by the institution that indicates the seat's acceptance, then the candidate can no longer participate in the counselling process.

UCEED Seat Matrix 2022

The UCEED 2022 counselling seat matrix has been listed in the table below.

UCEED 2022 Counselling Seat Matrix
1 Open 15 6 22 15 58
2 Open PwD - - 1 1 2
3 EWS 4 1 6 3 14
4 EWS Pwd - - - - -
5 OBC NCL 10 3 14 10 37
6 OBC NCL PwD - - 1 - 1
7 SC 5 2 7 6 20
8 SC PwD - - 1 - 1
9 ST 3 1 4 3 11
10 ST PwD - - - - -
Total 37* 13 56 38 144 -

UCEED 2022 Seat Acceptance Fee

Candidates have to pay INR 2000 as an application fee after furnishing all the details. Candidates can pay the registration fee for UCEED 2022 through net banking, debit card, credit card. The acceptance fee for each category has been mentioned below.

UCEED 2022 Acceptance Fee
Category Acceptance Fee
Seat Acceptance Fee (Genera/ OBC) INR 60,000
Seat Acceptance Fee (ST/SC/PwD) INR 15,000

UCEED 2022 Category Based Reservation

The details of the category based reservation are outlined below. 

  • OBC category:
    • The other backward classes belonging to non-creamy layers will be reserved with 27% of the seats in the course. But the name of the backward classes should be in the current central OBC's list
  • SC category:
    • The candidates from this category are treated as qualified and 15% of the total seats in the course will be reserved for SC candidates
  • ST category:
    • A total of 7.5% of the seats in the course will be reserved for the candidates from this category and are considered as qualified candidates
  • Exceptions:
    • Candidates holding OCI/ PIO cards are treated as belonging to the open (OPEN) category, and they will be eligible only for the seats for which everyone is eligible
    • Foreign nationals and OCI/PIO card holders are outside the limit of reservation of seats under the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PWD categories as specified herein
    • The category chosen by a candidate at the time of application for UCEED 2022 will be final and requests for any change of category will NOT be entertained at a later date


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