The undergraduate common entrance examination for design (UCEED) is the common test conducted by IIT Delhi for the admissions in design courses. After qualifying for UCEED, you have to follow procedures to get admissions.
CEED is for masters and UCEED is for undergraduate courses. The designing field is now considered the supreme field and creates employment to innovative minds all over the world.
•Ceramics and glass designs
•Furniture and interior designs
•Film and video communication
• Exhibition design
•Toy and game designing
•Digital game design
•Indian and foreign nationals’ applicants can apply for the exam- interested in pursuing the degree in design.
•Applicants must have cleared their 12th board exam with any streams.
Number of attempts: two times (consecutive years)
Duration: 3 hours
Mode of Exam: Online
Mode of counselling: Online/ Offline
Frequency of Exam: Once a year
Score validity: 1 year
Here are some universities and their brief details about accepting UCEED for the admissions in B.des.
The department of design at IIT-Hyderabad offers full-time 4 years B.des courses. More than 70% are engaged in well-paid stipend paying companies and placed in highly reputed companies like Adobe, Accenture, Amazon, jaguar etc.
Fee: 8 lacs.
Industry design centre (IDC)offers 4 years UG, 8-semester B.des and 5 years, ten-semester dual degree- B.des +M.des available at the end of 3rd year. Students will not be allowed to change their branch during the entire duration of the course.
Fee: 8.33 lacs.
LPU has secured rank in the top 10 in various sectors in every aspect of education. It has emerged beautifully for the future of its students. Applicants can apply for b.des in this institute by submitting their UCEED score or by appearing and qualifying for LPUNEST and must have a minimum of 60% in their 12th.
Fee: 6.72 lacs.
JK Laxmipat University
It is supported by 125 years of JK organisation; they are focused on building the best creative designers for the society that has the ability to create the best in the industry. The placement cells are well organised and passionate about the future of the students in the best way possible.
Fee: 9.1 lacs. Hostel fee: 65,000.
The academics are designed well to organise and balance academics and projects. Fair numbers of companies visit for the recruitment fresher’s in their final years, several summer internships opportunities are available for the students.
Fee: 6 lacs.
CEPT University, Ahmedabad
CEPToffers full-time courses in design, under the faculty of design. For the design with a UCEED score, 12th grade was also considered during counselling. Different design courses are- Interior Design, Furniture Design. Applicants have to visit the official site, register themselves and upload the required details for admission and pay the application fee.
Fee: 16 lacs.
Chitkara University, Punjab
Chikara is one the best institutes available in the country for the interior design course. Focuses on the interior of spaces, whether huge or nuclear, considering all the protocols laid by regulating bodies and presents the best options available. It offers 4-year courses and polishes the ability to design, research, plan and work on the concept of innovation
Fee: 1 lac per semester.
World University of Design
WUD, Haryana educates students about the reality of the industry and trains them accordingly by balancing creativity and technical capability. The curriculum creates a platform for students to learn by asking, observing and practising.
•Interior architecture and Design
•Computer science and design
•User experience and interaction design
• Design thinking and artificial intelligence
Fee: 2.4 lacs per year.
University with the best academic performances and workshops has 28 global tie-ups including universities of US, UK, Africa, Australia etc. While pursuing courses, students can plan their future scope. Nirma provides them sufficient opportunities and enables them to decide how designing can help them to build a strong sense of decision and creative ability into reality.
Fee: 4 lacs.
UP Institute of Design, Noida
Institute requires a UCEED scorecard or state entrance exam score card with min. of 45% in 12th standard for general and 40% for other categories students. Wood workshops are especially popular for this college, technical labs and other innovative, especially designed labs facilitate students to learn vibrantly.
Fee: 98,000per year.
Institute will give preference to 12th marks with UCEED scores for the admissions. It has an excellent arrangement and balance of academics with the practical field visit and several internships programs included for the students to learn the best and also get the opportunity to work internationally.
Fee: 2 lacs.
ICAT Design and Media College
It offers UG courses in animations, fashion design, interior design, game art and design, game design and dev, game programming, graphic design, multimedia tech, photography, UI design and dev, visual effects, and visual media. It has international accreditation from the best university in the UK. Students get to associate with the best professionals and experts nationally or internationally with the best placement records in companies like HCL, Cognizant, Wipro, Reliance, and many others.
Fee: 2-3 lacs per annum.
Other institutes accepting UCEED scores are-
UPES, IIT Guwahati, Vellore Institute of technology, Vishwakarma University, Auro University, Anant National University etc.
Overall marks for section A: 240, Overall marks for section B: 60, i.e. overall marks is 300.
Minimum qualifying marks for the
•General category- 100 marks
By Mithila Rathod
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