UCEED 2020: Exam for Admission to B.Des Program in Design

January 21, 2020

UCEED 2020: Exam for Admission to B.Des Program in Design

UCEED 2020 Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design

UCEED or Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design is held each year for admissions to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) programs at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIITDM Jabalpur.

Eligibility for UCEED 2020 Exam

Class XII (or equivalent) or appearing in any stream i.e. Science, Commerce, or Arts & Humanities, of the current year are eligible to appear for UCEED of the same year.

Admissions to Participating Institutes for UCEED 2020

UCEED 2020 is open to students of all nationality (Indian/Foreign). Candidates who want admission to the Bachelor Degree program in Design (B. Des.) at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG), Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH), and Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur (IIITDMJ) must appear in UCEED 2020.

Qualifying in UCEED 2020 does not provide automatic entitlement to admission. Candidates, who qualify in UCEED will have to apply separately for B. Des admissions as per the prescribed procedure and admissions will be made in order of merit in each category. The scores of UCEED 2020 are valid only for admission to the academic year 2020-2021

UCEED 2020 Participating Institutes

1. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

2. Department of Design, IIT Guwahati

3. IIT Hyderabad

4. IIIT, Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur

List of Result Sharing Institutes (As per UCEED 2019) are given below:

The following institutes use the marks and merit list of UCEED for admission to their courses related to design. None of these are a part of joint admission process conducted by IIT Bombay. Details of seats etc. will be found on individual web sites of the individual institutions given below:

1. Anant National University, Ahmedabad

2. ARCH College of Design and Business, Jaipur

3. Chitkara University, Punjab

4. Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar

5. Delhi Technological University, Delhi (formerly Delhi College of Engineering)

6. Khyati School of Design, Ahmedabad

7. Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab

8. MIT World Peace University, Pune

9. Nirma University, Ahmedabad

10. Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru

11. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

12. U.P. Institute of Design, Noida

13. Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur

14. VIT University, Vellore

15. World University of Design, Delhi NCR

16. Vishwakarma University, Pune

17. Jain Deemed University, Bangalore

18. CEPT University, Ahmedabad

19. ICAT Design and Media College, Hyderabad

20. JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur

21. Manipal University Jaipur

Eligibility Criteria for Applying for B.Des to core Institutes in joint admission

  1. Age Limit: Born on or after October 1, 1995 for OPEN/EWS/OBC-NCL category and, on or after October 1, 1990 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.
  2. UCEED Qualification: Should have qualified by getting a rank in UCEED 2020.
  3. Qualifying Exam: Should have passed the qualifying examination i.e. Class XII or equivalent in 2019 or 2020.
  4. Students from the Science Stream with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematic are eligible to apply to all four participating colleges .
  5. Students from other streams i.e. Science without Mathematic, Physics or Chemistry, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities are eligible to apply to at only IIT Bombay, IIT Hyderabad and IIITDM Jabalpur.
  6. Overseas Citizen of India or PIO (People of Indian Origin) card holders are admitted under the open category on are supernumerary seats.

Number of Seats Available

  • Total 144 seats are available for admission

Application form for joint Admission to 4 institutes

Counselling details for combined admission

  • Three rounds of seat allocations are done for 4 institutes depending on rank and college chosen.

Important Dates for UCEED 2020 



Start date for Online Registration

9th October, 2019

Last date for Online Registration with regular fee

15th November, 2019

Last date for Online Registration with late fee

20th November, 2019

Start date for Admit Card downloading

27th December, 2019 onwards

UCEED 2020 Examination

Saturday 18th January, 2020 

10:00 To 13:00 HOURS

Release of Draft Answer Key for Part-A

21st January, 2020

Last date for sending Comments about Draft Answer Key

27th January, 2020

Release of Final Answer Key for Part-A

4th February, 2020

Declaration of result

13th March, 2020

Start date for Score Card downloading

13th March, 2020

Application for B. Des. programme

8th to 30th June 2020

Seat allotment round 1

4th July, 2020

Seat allotment round 2

11th July, 2020

Seat allotment round 3

15th July, 2020

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