Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design
Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design

UCEED Exam 2025 - Notification, Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Result

UCEED 2025 - The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay will release the official UCEED notification likely in October 2024. The exam will be conducted tentatively in January 2025.
UCEED 2025 Exam

UCEED 2025 Exam

UCEED Exam 2025: IIT Bombay conducts the Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) exam every year for aspiring candidates who wish to secure admission to B.Des program in IITs and other design institutes. Only 5 out of the total IITs offer design courses at the undergraduate level through the UCEED exam 2024 - IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIT Roorkee. The Indian Institute of Information Technology - Jabalpur, also known as IIITDM Jabalpur also offers a B.Des course through the UCEED entrance exam.

UCEED notification 2025 will be released tentatively in October 2024 along with the start of the registration process. The UCEED exam date is January 2025 (tentative). IIT Bombay will further release the complete schedule soon on its official website - uceed.iitb.ac.in. 

Those preparing for the exam must be familiar with the pattern and syllabus. According to the UCEED 2025 exam pattern, the exam is of 3 hours. It consists of two parts with a total of 300 marks in Part A and Part B.

UCEED 2025 Exam Dates

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay will release the UCEED exam dates on its official website - uceed.iitb.ac.in. Meanwhile, aspirants can check the tentative exam dates in the table given below: 

Activity

Date

Start date for Online Registration

October 2024

Last date for Online Registration with a regular fee

October 2024

Last date for Online Registration with late fee

November 2024

Start date for Admit Card downloading

January 2025

Last date for rectification of discrepancies in Admit card

January 2025

UCEED 2024: date and time of exam

January 2025

Release of Draft Answer Key and candidates’ response for Part-A

January 2025

Last date for uploading comments (if any)

on the Draft Answer Key in the candidate’s portal

January 2025

Release of Final Answer Key for Part-A

February 2025

Announcement of cut-off marks for Part-A

February 2025

Declaration of results

March 2025

Start date for Score Card Downloading

March 2025

Last date for Score Card Downloading

June 2025

UCEED Notification 2025

IIT Bombay releases the notification for the UCEED exam on the official website. The notification-cum-information brochure contains the exam details such as dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, and expected result date. The official brochure must be downloaded and read thoroughly so aspirants don't miss any important details.

UCEED 2024 Notification (Download)

UCEED Registration 2025

UCEED application forms 2025 will be out at uceed.iitb.ac.in. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for the exam. In order to register for UCEED 2025, students must pay the application fee, which is as follows:

Indian Nationals

Female Candidates (all categories)

₹ 1900

SC, ST, PwD Candidates

₹ 1900

All Other Candidates

₹ 3800

Foreign Nationals

(holders of OCI/PIO cards issued ON or BEFORE 4th March 2021)

All candidates

₹ 3800

Foreign Nationals

(including holders of OCI/PIO cards issued AFTER 4th March 2021)

Candidates from SAARC countries

US $ 400

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries

US $

UCEED Eligibility Criteria 2025

The official brochure of UCEED 2025 released by IIT Bombay contains the eligibility criteria required to appear for the exam. Aspirants can check the eligibility requirements below: 

Education Qualification: 

  • Candidate must have passed Class XII in all subjects in order to appear for the UCEED exam 2025.
  • They should have passed Class 10+2 in 2024 or be appearing first time for the qualifying examination in 2025.
  • Students from all STREAMS (Science, Commerce, and Arts/Humanities) are eligible for UCEED.

Age Limit

The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 2000, if belonging to the OPEN/EWS/OBC-NCL category and born on or after October 1, 1995, if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

Number of Attempts

  • There is a limit of two attempts at UCEED, and those attempts must be done consecutively.
  • UCEED score is valid for one year and only for admissions in the same corresponding academic year.

UCEED Exam Pattern 2025

IIT Bombay releases the exam pattern for UCEED 2025 through its official notification. Once released, students will be able to check the structure of the exam. Meanwhile, candidates can check the UCEED exam pattern for the previous year below: 

  • There will be ONE question paper of the total THREE hours duration.
  • The question paper will be in English only.
  • The question paper will carry a total of 300 marks.
  • The question paper will consist of two parts: Part-A and Part-B. It is compulsory to attempt questions from both parts.
  • Types of questions asked - Numerical Answer Type (NAT), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

UCEED Syllabus 2025

UCEED syllabus consists of two parts - Part A (online) and Part B (offline). The syllabus for the same can be checked by candidates below: 

Section

Syllabus

Part A

Visualization and spatial Reasoning, Practical and Scientific Knowledge, Observation and design sensitivity, Environment and society, Analytical and logical Reasoning, Language, and Creativity

Part B

Drawing and Design Aptitude

UCEED Answer Key 2025

IIT Bombay will release the answer key for UCEED 2025 on uceed.iitb.ac.in. The answer key, along with the response sheet, is made available 2-3 days after the exam. Initially, the institute publishes a provisional answer key, allowing candidates to raise challenges if they are unsatisfied with the provided answers. After the challenge window closes, IIT Bombay releases the final answer key along with the results.

UCEED Result 2024

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay will release the UCEED 2024 results as downloadable scorecards accessible through the candidates' portal. Aspirants who took the UCEED exam can download their scorecards using their login credentials. The UCEED scorecard is valid for one year, meaning students must secure admission in the same year.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is UCEED 2025?

UCEED 2025 is the Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design conducted by IIT Bombay for aspiring candidates who wish to secure admission to the B.Des program at IITs and other design institutes.

Which institutes offer the B.Des program through UCEED 2025?

The B.Des program through UCEED 2025 is offered by IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Roorkee, and IIITDM Jabalpur.

When will the UCEED 2025 notification be released?

The UCEED 2025 notification is tentatively scheduled to be released in October 2024, along with the start of the registration process.

What is the eligibility criteria for UCEED 2025?

To be eligible for UCEED 2025, candidates must have passed Class XII in all subjects and should have either passed Class 10+2 in 2024 or be appearing for the qualifying examination in 2025. Students from all streams (Science, Commerce, and Arts/Humanities) are eligible. The age limit is born on or after October 1, 2000, for OPEN/EWS/OBC-NCL and born on or after October 1, 1995, for SC/ST/PwD categories.

What is the exam pattern for UCEED 2025?

The UCEED 2025 exam consists of a single question paper with a duration of three hours. It includes two parts, Part A (online) and Part B (offline), and carries a total of 300 marks. Questions include Numerical Answer Type (NAT), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

When will the UCEED 2025 exam be conducted?

The UCEED 2025 exam is tentatively scheduled to be held in January 2025. The exact date will be announced by IIT Bombay on their official website.

How can candidates register for UCEED 2025?

Candidates can register for UCEED 2025 by filling out the application form available on the official website uceed.iitb.ac.in. They need to meet the eligibility criteria and pay the application fee, which varies by category and nationality.

What is the fee structure for UCEED 2025 application?

The application fee for Indian nationals is ₹1900 for female candidates and SC/ST/PwD candidates, and ₹3800 for all other candidates. For foreign nationals, the fee is US $400 for candidates from SAARC countries and US $800 for candidates from non-SAARC countries.

When will the UCEED 2025 answer key be released?

The provisional answer key for UCEED 2025 will be released 2-3 days after the exam on the official website. After addressing any challenges raised by candidates, the final answer key will be published along with the results.

When and how can candidates download their UCEED 2025 scorecards?

Candidates can download their UCEED 2025 scorecards from the candidates' portal starting in March 2025, using their login credentials. The scorecard is valid for one year, and students must secure admission in the corresponding year.

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