UCEED 2020: Admit Card (1st Jan.), Exam Dates, Pattern, Exam Syllabus

UCEED 2019UCEED 2020 Admit Card will be available on 1st January 2020. UCEED stands for Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design. Applicants who want to do a Bachelor of Design (B. Des) have to clear the UCEED examination. UCEED 2020 Exam is Conducted by IIT Bombay.

The UCEED examination is also considered as a national level examination. The UCEED exams are generally scheduled in January every year, and this examination is conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Students after passing the UCEED Exam will be allowed to take Admission offered to various participating institutions like IIT Bombay, IIITDM Jabalpur, and IIT Guwahati by UCEED Scores. 

The UCEED examination is conducted to assess the applicants based on the way they analyze the drawing, logical observation, and creative skills, and this will be a computer-based test.

UCEED 2020 Notification – Admit Card Available on 1st Jan.

New UCEED 2020 Admit Card will be available on 1st January 2020. Click Here to Check Admit Card Details. 

New UCEED 2020 Exam Pattern & Syllabus has been Changed now. Click Here to Check Details.

New UCEED 2020 Exam Date has been Announced now, the Exam will be held on 18th January 2020. Click Here to Check Exam Date Details.

UCEED 2020 New Changes Introduced

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2020:

    1. Manipal University 2020 Admission Open For UG & PG Courses. Apply Now
    2. UPES, Dehradun Enroll Yourself for the Academic Year 2020. Apply Now
    3. Pearl Academy No.1 Fashion School – Admissions Open for 2020 batch. Apply Now
  • According to new changes introduced in the year 2019, the application fee for SC/ST/PwD/Female candidates has increased from Rs.1180 to Rs.1200. For other candidates, the fee has been increased from Rs.2360 to Rs.2400.
  • Also, the number of exam centers has been increased from 20 to 24.

UCEED 2020 Quick links

Notification (Released)Click Here
Important Dates (Announced)   Click Here
Application/Registration (Started)Link 1 Click Here Link 2 Click Here
How to fill the  Application form Click Here
Admit Card/Hall Ticket (Available soon)Click Here
Answer keyClick Here
Result Click Here
Cut offClick Here
Counseling/ Admission Procedure Click Here
EligibilityClick Here
Exam Pattern (Released)Click Here
Syllabus (Released)Click Here
PreparationClick Here
Sample Papers & Question PapersClick Here

UCEED 2020 Highlights

Name of the ExaminationUndergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design
LevelNational Level
Conducting AuthorityUCEED
Course OfferedB.Des
Exam Date18th January 2020 (10:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Question TypeMultiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Total Marks300
Marking SchemeNo Negative Marking for Section 1 & 2 and (-1) for Section 3
Paper MediumEnglish

UCEED 2020 Dates

Below is important information about the events and the dates for UCEED.

EventsDates (Announced)
Online Registration Started9th October 2019
The closing of Registration15th November 2019 (Extended)
Registration with late fee (Charge Rs. 500)20th November 2019 (Extended)
Availability of Admit Card1st January 2020
The last date of rectification of discrepancies in the admit card5th January 2020
Exam Date18th January 2020
Releasing of draft answer key of Part A21st January 2020 
Last date of sending comments about draft answer key27th January 2020
Releasing of final answer key4th February 2020 
Declaration of result and availability of scorecard13th March 2020 
1st Round Seat Allotment4th July 2020
2nd Round Seat Allotment11th July 2020
3rd Round Seat Allotment15th July 2020

UCEED 2020 Admit Card 

UCEED 2020 Admit Card will be available on 1st January 2020. Applicants will be able to download the UCEED 2020 Admit Card through online mode only. Admit cards/hall tickets is a mandatory document which has all the details such as Name, Roll Number, photograph, signature, examination schedule & examination center details, etc

Applicants who are attaining exams are informed to carry valid Original admit cards with id proof if applicants didn’t bring, applicants will not be allowed to attain exams in the examination hall.

  • Applicants who have successfully submitted their application can only download the admit cards.
  • Its applicant’s responsibilities to keep their hall ticket safe until the completion of exams

Details Available on the Admit Card

  • Applicants Name
  • DOB
  • Father Name
  • Roll Number
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Category
  • Information about Exam Name, Date & Time
  • Address of the Examination Center.

UCEED 2020 Application Form

Check here all about UCEED 2020 Application Form 

  • UCEED 2020 Application Form has been Available on 9th October 2019.
  • The applicants need to register themselves on the official website by entering some mandatory information.
  • Once done the applicants will receive the login credentials in their email or as a text message.
  • Applicants then need to log in with their credentials and click on the application link.
  • Once the application form opens in the new page.
  • Applicants need to fill in all the mandatory information in the form of personal information, educational information, etc.
  • While filling the application form applicants can also add their preference for the centers and cities.
  • Applicants also have to pay the application fee as part of the process.
  • Applicants also have to upload a few documents as per the process of scanned passport size photo, signature, certificate of qualification examination, etc.
  • Then comes the last step of submitting the application but it is always advised to first recheck the form before submitting it.

UCEED 2020 Application Fee

Fees are different for each category:

Following is the registration fee structure for UCEED 2020.

Registration Fee for Examination Centres in India
Indian Nationals
(including PIO/OCI)
Female Candidates (all categories)INR 1500/-
SC, ST, PwD CandidatesINR 1500/-
All Other CandidatesINR 3000/-
Foreign NationalsCandidates from SAARC countriesUSD 200/-
Candidates from Non-SAARC countriesUSD 325/-
Registration Fee for Examination Centres in Dubai
Indian Nationals
(including PIO/OCI)
All Indian NationalsUSD 200/-
Foreign NationalsCandidates from SAARC countriesUSD 200/-
Candidates from Non-SAARC countriesUSD 325/-

UCEED Eligibility Criteria

Applicants from India & also outside India can apply.

Age Limit:-

The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1995, if belonging to the OPEN/EWS/OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 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 Examination:-

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

UCEED 2020 Exam Pattern

The Paper pattern is as per below:

  • The examination will be held Online.
  • The question paper will contain a total of 68 Questions.
  • The question paper will be for 300 marks.

The Questions in each section will be a different

  • Section A contains 18 questions of Numerical Answer Type (NAT).
  • Section B contains total 18 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ).
  • Section C contains 32 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • Applicants will get 3 hours to solve the question paper.
  • Each correct answer in Section A & B will carry four marks and Section C, will get three marks.
  • There is a negative marking of 1 mark in section C only.
  • Exam Mode and Date: 18th January 2020 will be Organized UCEED 2020 in Online CBT.
  • Number of Sections: Three Sections will contain in the Exam paper.
  • Type of Questions:  There are Three Types of Section will be contained. In section A: Numerical Answer types of Question. In B: Multiple Select Question. In C: Multiple types of Question (MCQ)
  • Time Duration: Candidate 3 Hour to Right the own Answer Pape
  • Language Medium: The English Language will be in the Question paper
  • Total Marks: The Total marks of Question Paper is out of 300 Marks  
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be awarded in every correct answer in Section A and B, Three marks will be awarded in every correct Answer in Section  C, For each incorrect answer will be deducted One Marks 

UCEED 2020 How to Prepare for Exam

Exam preparation tips:

  • Before starting preparation, you should analyze the syllabus prescribed for the examination.
  • Prepare a good time-table as per your daily schedule and include all the topics of the syllabus in your preparations.
  • Refer the best preparation books and other study materials available in the market or on the internet.
  • Practice from previous year question papers and sample papers to know more about the exam pattern
  • Mark all the important topics of the syllabus and prepare short notes and revise them at the end of preparations.
  • Don’t take stress while preparing for the exam and take a healthy & nutritious diet.
  • Manage your time for some exercise and yoga it will keep you fit and healthy

UCEED 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for the UCEED entrance exams are as per below:

  • Visualization and spatial ability,
  • Observation, and design sensitivity,
  • Environmental and social awareness,
  • Analytical and logical reasoning,
  • Language and creativity,
  • Design thinking & Problem Solving
  • Drawing

Detailed Syllabus for the topics is given below:

Visualization and spatial ability

Pictorial and diagrammatic questions to test, understanding of transformation and manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships, knowledge of practical and everyday mechanical and scientific concepts.

Environmental and social awareness

The topics in this section will be from Awareness of social and cultural connection with the design, history of the designed artifact, and socially responsible, history of art, sculpture, and literature.

General awareness of environmental factors such as climate, population, water, vegetation, etc.

Observation and design sensitivity

In this section, Visual Properties and Aesthetic to have the Ability to observation the Differences in each other whats Outcome to know.

And Candidates also have to know the canceled properties in the Atrecetive objects and think the analytical about these objects Events, Situation, and all other objects.

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

In these Sections, Qualitative or Quantitative to have the ability the seen the patterns and observation within the pattern will be checked.

And candidates also have to know to use own logic and structured, And discussed the thinks and know in logical words. Anyone in which statement is very actual reply in the paused will also tell something.

Student’s ability to think creatively regarding alternatives, ability to distinguish innovative options and think out of the box, ability to understand and use Standard English, reading comprehension, knowledge of English grammar will be seen in this section.

Design thinking and problem

Candidates have also know the ability to use the visual Analogical, Metaphore, Sings, and Symbols, And also able to know the Complexity, identify the Problem of people, Generate Alternatives, evaluate option and checked the selected solution.


Ability to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective, and shading.

Exam Centers


UCEED 2020 Answer Key

The correction key of UCEED and the questioned document will be published on the website during the 21st January 2020. Candidates can consult the draft key and compare their answers to obtain the correct answers.

In case of objection concerning the draft of the answer key, the final answer will be published by the UCEED committee after having read all the comments of the candidates.

UCEED 2020 Result

  • UCEED 2020 Result will be Declared on 13th March 2020. 
  • The release date for the UCEED 2020 Result has been announced on the official website.
  • Applicants will have to log in with their registration numbers to get their results.
  • Results will be available on the official website a few days after the examination is completed.
  • It is also advised to keep extra printed copies of the Result as they will be required in the future.

UCEED 2020 Scorecard

As soon as a result is announced, Candidates will be able to download the scorecard of the UCEED 2020 through Online mode only. when candidates got their own scorecard they know their own various types of details such as total marks obtained, Division, Section-wise marks, etc. Not anyone copies the same scorecard to sent the student but they got the actual scorecard.  

UCEED 2020 Cut Off

 UCEED 2020 Cut off will be announced by the UCEED after the declaration of the result and the scorecard, and It will be declared via online mode only. Candidates must have to qualify the UCEED Exam with the minimum marks that have been declared in the cutoff for appearing in the counseling session.

UCEED cut off will vary for the Various category. This UCEED 2020 Cut off will be prepared based on many various objectives such as Difficulties level of the paper, like the number of seats available, total Candidates passing in the Exam, the number of candidates appearing for the test.

UCEED 2020 Merit List

By Marks secured by the candidates, Merit List will be released through Online mode. For the admission of the candidates, students will be called as per their rank in the merit list. In case tie arises between two or more candidates, the relationship will be solved by ranking higher the candidates scoring more marks in Section B. Still if the tie persists, candidates with more marks in Section A will be given priority. Again if the tie still arises, the same rank will be provided.

UCEED Admission Procedure

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2020:

    1. Manipal University 2020 Admission Open For UG & PG Courses. Apply Now
    2. UPES, Dehradun Enroll Yourself for the Academic Year 2020. Apply Now
    3. Pearl Academy No.1 Fashion School – Admissions Open for 2020 batch. Apply Now

The selection for the UCEED 2020 counseling entirely depends on the merit list. Applicants need to score well to get selected for the counseling. Applicants need to refer to the website to get more information on the same.

Candidates must complete their data and select the institutes of their choice indicating the order of preference in the admission form. Applicants must also submit processing fees to participate in the consultation. Seats will be assigned to candidates based on their rank in the list of merits and options completed.

If you have any other questions about UCEED 2020, you can write your queries in the comments box below.

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