Admissions to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIITDM Jabalpur are done through the Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED).
SCHEDULE OF UCEED 2020
UCEED is a test centre based examination and has two parts: Part A is computer based and Part B contains question related to sketching that needs to be attempted on the provided sheet. It is compulsory to attempt both the parts in the given time.
The total time for the examination (that includes both Part A and Part B) is 3 hours duration and it will be held as per the following schedule:\
Date – Saturday, January 18, 2020
Session – 10:00 to 13:00
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR APPEARING IN UCEED 2020
A candidate, including a foreign national, must fulfil each and every one of the following three criteria to appear in UCEED 2020.
Criterion 1 – 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.
.Criterion 2 – 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.
Criterion 3 – 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
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION FOR UCEED 2020
Given below is a list of certificates and other documents that are to be uploaded at the time of online registration for UCEED 2020. The certificates must be in the Central Government
format as given in the appendices below.
- A recent colour photograph of full frontal (face) view, with the head centred in the frame covering 70–80% of the photograph and taken within the last six months. The photograph should be such that it allows unambiguous identification of the candidate (only JPEG image formats with file extension .jpg will be accepted).
- Scanned copy of candidate’s full signature on white paper (only JPEG image formats with file extension .jpg will be accepted).
- Qualifying examination certificate, if appeared in 2019 (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).
- Candidates who will be appearing in 2020 for the board exam, a certificate from the school/college principal in the given format (Appendix 1) should be uploaded (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).
- If the name is not same as in the Class XII certificate, gazette notification showing the change of name (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).
- There will be ONE question paper of total 3 hours duration.
- The question paper will be in English.
- The question paper will carry a total of 300 marks.
- The question paper will consist of two parts: Part A and Part B. Questions from both the
parts are compulsory.
Details from both the parts are given below:
PART-A (Total marks: 240 marks; Maximum time: 2 hours 30 mins)
- Part-A of the question paper will be administered through a computer based test.
- Part-A of the question paper will consist of 3 sections.
Section 1: NAT (Numerical Answer Type):18 questions (4 marks each; no negative marks).
For these questions, the answer is a number that needs to be entered using a virtual keyboard in the computer screen. No choices will be shown for these questions.
Section 2: MSQ (Multiple Select Ques.): 18 questions (4 marks each; 0.19 negative marks).
Each MSQ has one or more correct answer(s) out of the four given choices.
Section 3: MCQ (Multiple Choice Ques.): 32 questions (3 marks each; 0.71 negative marks).
Each MCQ has four choices out of which only one is the correct answer.
PART-B (Total marks: 60 marks; Maximum time: 30 mins)
- Part-B consists of one question that is aimed at testing drawing skills which will require subjective evaluation. The question in Part-B will be displayed on the computer screen and the answer has to be written/drawn in the answer book provided by the invigilator only.
- Part-B answer booklets will be collected at the end of the examination.
- Part-B question is mandatory.
The entire paper (both Part-A and Part-B) must be finished within overall time duration of 3 hours
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
- Rank list will be prepared based on the total marks (Part-A and Part-B combined) in UCEED 2020.
- There will be only ONE rank list. However, candidates will be able to check their provisional category-wise standing from the results page.
- If the total marks scored by two or more candidates are same, then the following tie-break policy will be used for awarding ranks:
- Higher rank will be assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Part-B
- Higher rank will be assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in
Part-A’s Section 2.
- If this does not break the tie, higher rank will be assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Part-A’s Section 1.
- If there is a tie even after this, candidates will be assigned the same rank.
- Only candidates who score the minimum percentage prescribed marks in both Part-A (section wise) and Part-B, each Section of the question paper and minimum total marks will be included in the rank list. The minimum prescribed marks varies with the category as shown in the table below.
- However, the UCEED Committee reserves the right to decrease the minimum % of marks in each section as well as the minimum total marks such that 10×N ranks can be announced, where N is the total number of available seats.
Minimum prescribed marks for inclusion in the rank list
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR APPLYING FOR B. DES
To apply for admission, an applicant is required to fulfil the following 3 criteria.
Criterion 1 – 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.
Criterion 2 – UCEED qualification:
The candidate should have qualified, i.e., obtained a rank in UCEED 2020.
Criterion 3 – Qualifying examination:
The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2019 or 2020. Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2018 or earlier are NOT eligible.