UCEED 2022 – Application Form (Last Date with Late Fee is 18 Nov), Exam Date, Syllabus, Result

UCEED 2022 – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, has extended the last date to submit the UCEED 2022 application form with a late fee of Rs. 500 till November 18, 2021. Candidates can fill the UCEED 2022 application form online at uceed.iitb.ac.in. The class 12th passed / appearing candidates in any stream (art, science, and commerce) can apply for UCEED 2022. The Part A of the paper will be CBT, whereas, in Part B will have just 1 question in which drawing skills and subjective evaluation shall be done.

It is a national level entrance exam which will held for admission in Bachelor of Design (B.Des) course. Based on the performance in the exam, admission is granted in around 179 seats, by IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIITDM Jabalpur. However, various other colleges and universities also use the UCEED scores. Know more such facts about UCEED 2022 exam date, registration, syllabus, eligibility, etc. from this page.

UCEED 2022

Latest – The last date to submit the UCEED 2022 application form with the late fee of Rs. 500 is extended up to November 18, 2021. Apply here.

Latest – Information brochure for UCEED 2021 is available now. Download Here

Latest News on UCEED 2022

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11 November 2021 – UCEED 2022 Application Form Last Date is Today, Late Fee Registration Shall Continue Till 16th. Read More.

UCEED 2022 Dates

Applicants can check the tentative schedule of the UCEED Examination below.

UCEED 2022Dates
Online registration starts on9 Sep 2021
Last date to submit the form with regular fee11 Nov 2021
Last date to submit the form with late fee of Rs. 50016 Nov 2021
18 Nov 2021
Admit card downloading starts from08 Jan 2022 onwards
Last date to rectify errors in the admit card14 Jan 2022 (05:00 pm)
UCEED 2022 exam dates23 Jan 2022 09:00 am to 12:00 noon
Answer key will release on25 Jan 2022
Last date for uploading comments on the draft answer key27 Jan  2022 (05:00 pm)
Final answer key will release on31 Jan 2022
Announcement of cut-off marks for Part-A10 Feb 2022
Declaration of result10 Mar 2022
Score card downloading starts at14 Mar 2022
Last date to download the score card14 Jun 2022
  Admission Schedule
Submission of Online Application for BDes Programme14 to 31 Mar 2022
Seat allotment round 110 Apr 2022
Seat allotment round 210 May 2022
Seat allotment round 310 Jun 2022

Here is an overview of UCEED 2022 exam:

UCEED 2022Details
Exam NameUCEED
Full FormUndergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design
Conducting BodyIIT Bombay
Exam ModeComputer Based (Part B is Offline)
No. of QuestionsPart A – 240
Part B – 01
Type of QuestionsPart A – NAT, MSQ, and MCQs
Part B – Drawing Question
Total DurationPart A – 2 Hour 30 Minutes
Part B – 30 Minutes
CompetitionAround 10000-15000 Students Apply
Participating InstitutesIIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIITDM Jabalpur.
UCEED Result Sharing InstituteWUD Sonepat | UPES | JKLU Jaipur | LPU University | NIRMA |
VID Maharashtra | MIT-WPU Pune | SIDesigns Gandhinagar |
Symbiosis Nagpur | ANU Ahmedabad | CEPT | CIT Kokrajhar|
VIT Vellore | DTU | Jain Bangalore | UPID Noida |
Srishti Manipal Bengaluru | D Y Patil University

UCEED 2022 Application Form

The application form for UCEED are only released online, at uceed.iitb.ac.in. During the form filling, candidates have to register and create a login. Then by accessing that login, candidates can fill the form, upload image, and pay fee.

The steps to fill and submit UCEED 2022 application form are as follows:

  • Firstly, visit the official website of UCEED – uceed.iitb.ac.in
  • Then, click on the application link.
  • Register by providing the required details such as name, date of birth, mobile number, e-mail id etc.
  • Once the registration is completed, the applicant will receive a user id and password for future logins.
  • Then fill in personal and education details correctly.
  • Upload the scanned image of the photograph and signature.
  • Make the payment of the application fee. 
  • Submit the form and download the application form for future purpose.

Registration Fees of UCEED 2022

The registration fee for UCEED exam was as follows:

  • It is expected to remain the same this year.
CategoryFee for Centers in IndiaFee for Centers in Outside India
FemalesRs. 1750USD $350
SC, ST, PwDRs. 1750USD $350
Other CategoryRs. 3500USD $350
Candidates from SAARC countriesUSD $350USD $350
Candidates from rest of the countriesUSD $450USD $450

Mode for payment: Candidates can pay the fee via net banking, debit card, credit card, etc.

UCEED 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria of UCEED plays a very important role in the admission process If a candidate qualifies all the criteria only then they should apply. The UCEED 2022 eligibility criteria comprise various parameters such as age, nationality, education qualification etc. Therefore the criteria for the examination are as follows-


  • National and foreign national, both can apply.
  • The PIO / OCI are categorized whose parents are not citizens of India fall under foreign category.

For foreign national, there are supernumerary seats with a cap of 10%. The availability of these shall be announced later on.

  • The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1997, if belonging to the OPEN/EWS/OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 1992 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

Age Limit

  • OPEN / EWS / OBC-NCL category candidates must have been born after October 01, 1997.
  • SC, ST, PwD category candidates must have been born after October 01, 1992.

Number of Attempts

  • One candidates can only take UCEED 2 times.
  • The exam has to be taken in consecutive years.

Qualifying Examination

  • Candidates must have passed class 12th or equivalent in 2021.
  • Students appearing for the qualifying exam 2022 are also eligible for admission.
  • Applicants from all streams (Science, Arts, and Commerce) are eligible.
  • Candidates who have appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination (Class XII) in 2020, are not eligible.

Note: If candidates are unable to submit valid EWS certificate and OBC-NCL certificate issued after April 01, 2021, they may submit the signed self-declaration and complete your registration for UCEED-2022.

UCEED 2022 Exam Pattern

Students who are appearing for the exam must be aware of the exam pattern. So, the UCEED 2022 exam pattern is as follows:

  • First of all, candidates need to know that UCEED is divided in to Part A and Part B.
  • The total duration of the exam is 3 hours.
  • The exam is of 300 marks.
  • The question paper is only available in the English language.

It is compulsory to attempt Part A and Part B.

Details of UCEED 2022 Part A

The details of UCEED Part A is as follows

UCEED 2022 Section ADetails
Total time2 hour 30 min
Total marks240 marks
Mode of Part AComputer based test.
Total section 3: Section 1, Section 2, Section 3
Type of QuestionsNAT, MSQ, MCQ

UCEED 2022 Part A – Section 1: In this section, all the questions are NAT (Numerical Answer Type).

UCEED 2022 Part A – Section 2: In this section, all the question are of MSQ (Multiple Select Questions) type. Each MSQ has one or more correct answer(s) out of the four given choices.

UCEED 2022 Part A – Section 3: Here, all the questions are of MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) type. Each MCQ has four choices out of which only one is the correct answer.

The number of questions and marking scheme in all the 3 sections is as follows:

Part A SectionsTotal Qs.Marks Per Qs.Negative Marks Per Qs.
Section 118 NAT Question4 marksNone
Section 218 MSQs Questions4 Marks0.19 Marks
Section 332 MCQs Questions3 Marks0.71 Marks

Details of UCEED 2022 Part B

The part B is a subjective section. It is of total 60 marks and the maximum time duration of the exam is 30 minutes. In this section, candidates only need to attempt 1 question. This question is to be attempted in answer booklet.

  • In this question candidate’s drawing skills are evaluated.
  • The question shall be displayed on the computer screen but the answer is to be drawn in the answer book.
  • Scribe for Part-B exam is not permitted. The answer booklets will be collected at the end of the exam.
  • Attempting this section is mandatory.

UCEED 2022 Syllabus

Applicants who are appearing for the exam must be aware of the syllabus. UCEED 2022 is divided into two parts- A, and B. Based on the syllabus, the paper will have the questions in the exam. So, here the candidates can check UCEED 2022 Syllabus below. 

UCEED 2022 Part A Syllabus is as follows:

  • Visual and Spatial Ability.
  • Observation and design sensitivity.
  • Environmental and Social Awareness
  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning.
  • Language and creativity.
  • Design thinking and problem solving.

UCEED 2022 Part B Syllabus is as follows:

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

UCCED 2022 Previous Year Question Paper

IIT Bombay provides UCEED past year question paper and answer key. Candidates can use these for preparation purpose. The links for these is as follows:

YearUCEED Past Year QP
2020Download Here
2019Download Here
2018Download Here
2017Download Here
2016Download Here
2015Download Here

UCEED 2022 Admit Card

Candidates who have successfully submitted the application form can download the admit card. The UCEED 2022 admit card is released at uceed.iitb.ac.in. To download the admit card, candidates have to provide their e-mail id and password.

The hall ticket carries the details of the exam and the applicant like exam time, center address, instructions, etc. Applicants should carefully examine all the entries on the admit card. In case there is any discrepancy, then contact the UCEED 2022 Office at IIT Bombay before the exam date. If in case, the admit card is not available, then immediately contact the office. 

  • Candidates can contact the authority at uceed@iitb.ac.in.

UCEED 2022 Exam Centres

Last time, UCEED was held in 24 cities in India. These were:

  • Candidates can select the exam cities during application process. Each candidate can select 3 cities. Candidates can only submit their choice for the center via UCEED 2022 login.

UCEED Exam 2022 Evaluation Process

The Part-A of the exam is computer-based, hence there is no requirement of evaluation. Whereas, Part-B of the question paper carries only one question. This will be manually evaluated by the examiners. There is no process of revaluation for UCEED. 

  • Candidates will be shortlisted based on marks scored in Part-A.
  • The candidates belonging to the reserved categories shall have to fulfil a relaxed cut-off mark.
  • Part-B paper of those candidates who do not get shortlisted, shall not be evaluated further.
  • All the shortlisted candidates will get a rank.
  • The evaluation of Part-B is done manually.

UCEED Question Paper and Answer Key

Soon after the evaluation process, the solution key and question paper is released. Candidates can get the question paper and UCEED 2022 answer key from its official website. If an applicant is willing to raise objections must send the answer to the following mail address- uceed@iitb.ac.in within 3 days. The responses of the candidates for Part-A of UCEED 2022 will be available for download after the declaration of the result. The final decision regarding the answer key will be released by the UCI Committee after receiving the objections of the answer key. 

UCEED Result 2022

The result will release soon after the release of the answer key. Candidates can check the answer key by visiting the official website. They can download the scorecard. The shortlisted applicants will receive a common merit rank. The UCEED 2022 Result determines the qualifying status of the candidates. 

UCEED Rank List

The rank list will be prepared based on the total marks (Part-A marks and Part-B marks combined) in UCEED 2022. However, if two or more candidates secure the same marks, then tie-breaking criteria are used. Hence, the factors based on which the tie-breaking method is applied is as follows-

  • Higher marks are assigned to the candidate who has obtained more marks in Part-B.
  • If the tie still remains, then a higher rank is assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Part-A’s (Section 2).
  • If the tie still remains the same, then a higher rank is assigned to the applicants who have obtained more marks in Part-A (Section-I).
  • Lastly, if the tie remains the same, then the candidates or assigned the same marks. 

UCEED 2022 B.Des Admission

After the exam is over, admission process for B. Des admission in the participating institute starts. In this, only those candidates can participate who fulling the following eligibility criteria:

  • Fulfil the above given age criteria.
  • Have qualified UCEED 2022.
  • Candidates must have passed in all the subjects in class 12th.
  • Candidates from science stream must have studied maths, physics, and chemistry.

Note: Arts and commerce stream candidates are only eligible for admission in IIT Bombay, IIT Hyderabad and IIITDM Jabalpur.

B.Des. Admission Process: To get the admission, eligible candidates have to fill the admission form. A common form is released for admission and the entire process is called as joint seat allocation. The admission form is released at IIT Bombay Admissions Portal and shall also be available on the official website of UCEED 2022.

Seats in UCEED 2022

The actual number of is announced with the brochure. However, the expected number of seats for UCEED 2022 is as follows:

InstitutesTotal SeatsSeats for
Seats for
Seats for
Seats for
Seats for
Total 1797418482613

UCEED 2022 Reservation Criteria

There is reservation of seats under UCEED for Indian nationals who belong to following category:

CategoryReservation of Seats

UCEED 2022 – FAQs

Question – What is the academic eligibility for UCEED 2022?

Ans- Students from any academic stream (science, arts & humanities, commerce etc.) in their XII standard (or equivalent), are eligible to apply for UCEED.

Question- What is the mode of the application form for UCEED?

Ans- The application form takes place online. The registration starts from September 9, 2022. 

Question- How many exam centres can we choose at the time of registration? Can we change the exam centres after the submission of the form?

Ans- Candidates can opt for three examination centres. Once the application form is submitted, candidates cannot change their centres.

Question- What is the exam pattern of UCEED 2022?

The exam pattern of the CEED Exam 2022 are as follows-
The exam time duration is 3 Hours.
The question paper will be available in the English language.
The total number of marks is 300 marks.
The question paper will consist of two parts: Part-A and Part-B. It is compulsory to attempt questions from both parts.

Question- I do not have a birth certificate for proof of date of birth. What can I do?

Ans- If you do not have a birth certificate you can upload a copy of your passport or copy of your Aadhaar Card or a copy of X class mark sheet/school leaving certificate showing your date of birth.

Question- Does UCEED provide a facility for revaluation of the answer key?

Ans- No, UCEED does not provide any facility for the revaluation. However, the authorities offer raising objections if they are not satisfied with the answers. 

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