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UCEED 2022: Admit Card (Released), Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern, Cutoff

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Content Curator | Updated On - Jan 12, 2022

UCEED 2022 Admit Card is released on January 12, 2022 by IIT Bombay at uceed.iitb.ac.in. Candidates who have successfully completed UCEED 2022 Registration will be able to download UCEED Admit Card from the official website by using their login credentials. Every candidate must carry a printed copy of UCEED 2022 admit card to the examination venue on January 23, 2022. Check UCEED 2022 Admit Card

  • Candidates who have completed Class 12 (or equivalent) from a recognized board can now fill UCEED 2022 Application Form.
  • UCEED 2022 Registration had commenced on September 9. 
  • UCEED 2022 is a 3-hour test center-based examination conducted in two parts- Part A is a computer-based test while Part B consists of questions related to sketching that are to be attempted on a given sheet.
  • UCEED 2022 Syllabus is based on Class 12th standard covering seven major topics including Visualization and Spatial Ability, Design Thinking and Problem Solving, Drawing, etc. The students are supposed to attempt 69 questions (68 + 1) within this time. Check UCEED 2022 Exam Pattern

What is UCEED 2022? UCEED 2022 or Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design is an undergraduate entrance test conducted by IIT Bombay for admissions to Bachelor of Design (B.Des) at IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIITDM Jabalpur.

UCEED 2022 Highlights

Given below is the table curated for assistance to the students who wish to enroll themselves in the undergraduate courses of design in session 2022-23.

UCEED Full Form Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design 
Conducting Body IIT Bombay
Exam Level National
Mode of Application Online
Mode of exam
  • Part- A: Online
  • Part- B: Offline
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Duration 3 hours
Question Type
  • Part-A: NAT, MSQs, MCQs
  • Part B: Drawing question
Number of Exam Centers 24
Official Website http://www.uceed.iitb.ac.in/2022/index.html
Email uceed@iitb.ac.in
UCEED Helpline +91-22-2576 4063/9093/9094
UCEED Official Brochure Check Here
UCEED Exam Dates

UCEED 2022 Exam Dates

IIT Bombay released UCEED 2022 Exam Dates on September 1. Check the table below to know the important dates for UCEED 2022:

Events Date
UCEED 2022 Registration begins September 9, 2021 
Last Date for UCEED 2022 Registration (with regular fee)

November 11, 2021 

Last Date for UCEED 2022 Registration (with late fee)

November 18, 2021

UCEED 2022 Admit Card Download January 12, 2022 onwards (Postponed)
Last Date for rectification of discrepancies in UCEED 2022 Admit card January 14, 2022 (05:00 PM)
UCEED 2022 Exam Date January 23, 2022 (09:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
Release of Draft UCEED 2022 Answer Key January 25, 2022
Last date to Challenge Draft UCEED 2022 Answer Key January 27, 2022 (05:00 PM)
Release of Final UCEED 2022 Answer Key January 31, 2022
Release of UCEED 2022 cutoff for Part-A February 10, 2022
Declaration of UCEED 2022 results March 10, 2022
Download of UCEED 2022 Score Card March 14, 2022 to June 14, 2022
UCEED Eligibility Criteria

UCEED 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The students need to check if they are eligible for UCEED 2022, before registering for the same.

Particulars Eligibility
Age Limit
  • General/Open/EWS/OBC-NCL category: born on or after October 1, 1997
  • SC/ST/PwD category: Born on or after October 1, 1992
Attempt Limit 2 times in consecutive years.
Qualifying exam Class 12th or equivalent cleared in 2021 or appearing in 2022
Eligible Stream Any Stream (Science, Commerce, or Arts & Humanities)
UCEED Application Form

UCEED 2022 Application Form

IIT Bombay has released UCEED 2022 Application Form on September 9, 2021 at uceed.iitb.ac.in/2022. Given below are the detailed steps that the candidates need to follow to register for UCEED 2022. 

  • Visit the official website at uceed.iitb.ac.in/2022.
  • Click on the registration link for UCEED 2022.
  • Enter your personal details.
  • Get your mobile number and email ID verified.
  • Login to the portal with the credentials.
  • Fill the required details along with the preference for exam cities.
  • Upload the mandatory documents.
  • Pay UCEED 2022 Application Fee

Apply for UCEED 2022 Now!

UCEED 2022 Application Fee

UCEED 2022 Application Fee is neither transferable nor refundable. The payment of the application fee can only be done online ONLY. Given below is the table for category-wise UCEED 2022 Application Fee. 

Categories UCEED 2022 Application Fee
Indian Nationals Female Candidates (all categories) Rs 1,750
SC, ST, PwD Candidates Rs 1,750
All Other Candidates Rs 3,500
Foreign Nationals (including PIO/OCI) Candidates from SAARC countries USD 350
Candidates from Non-SAARC countries USD 450

The table above covers the regular UCEED 2022 Application Fee to be paid by the candidates. In case of late registration, an additional fee of Rs 500/ USD 50 is applicable (for registrations till October 17, 2021)

UCEED Exam Centers

UCEED 2022 Exam Centers

The authorities have released UCEED 2022 Exam Centers. UCEED 2022 will be conducted at 24 cities across India only. During the registration process, candidates are required to choose any three exam centers of their choice. It must be noted that no change in UCEED 2022 Exam Center will be entertained after the conclusion of the registration process. 

UCEED 2022 Exam Cities
Ahmedabad Bengaluru Bhopal
Bhubaneswar Chandigarh Chennai
Dehradun Delhi Ernakulam
Panaji Guwahati Hyderabad
Jaipur Lucknow Kolkata
Kozhikode Mumbai Nagpur
Patna Pune Raipur
Thiruvananthapuram Thrissur Visakhapatnam
UCEED Admit Card

UCEED 2022 Admit Card

UCEED 2022 Admit Card will contain details like candidate’s name, application ID, roll number, photograph, signature, examination schedule, examination venue details and instruction to the candidates. The candidates need to download and carry the admit card on the day of the exam to their respective UCEED 2022 Exam Center. Given below are the steps that the students need to follow to download UCEED 2022 Admit Card as soon as it is released. 

  • Login to the UCEED portal.
  • Locate and click on UCEED 2022 Admit Card link.
  • Hit the download button. 
  • The admit card will automatically be downloaded to your system. 
UCEED Exam Pattern

UCEED 2022 Exam Pattern

Given below is UCEED 2022 Exam Pattern covering details on Part-A and Part- B along with its marking scheme. The students are advised to go through the following before preparing for UCEED 2022.

  • Exam Division: Two parts- Part A and Part B
  • Mode to Exam: Part A as computer-based test while Part B as a drawing test
  • Total Duration: 3 hours
  • Total Number of Questions: 69 questions
  • Types of Questions: MCQs, MSQs, NATs and Drawing Test

UCEED 2022 Exam Pattern: Part A

Part- A (2 hours 30 minutes)
Section Type of Questions Number of Questions Marks for correct answer Marks for wrong answer Total Marks
1 NAT 18 4 0 72
2 MSQ 18 Partial Marking -1 72
3 MCQ 32 3 -0.71 96
Total 68 -- -- 240

UCEED 2022 Exam Pattern: Part B

Part- B (30 Minutes)
Type of Question Number of Question Total Marks
Sketching 1 60

Check UCEED 2022 Exam Pattern

UCEED Syllabus

UCEED 2022 Syllabus

The students are advised to go thoroughly about every topic mentioned in UCEED 2022 Syllabus. However, the authorities have stated that “ The topics given are exhaustive and indicative of the nature of questions. The UCEED 2022 may not cover all the topics.” 

UCEED 2022 Syllabus: Part A

Topic Sub-Topics
Visualization and Spatial Ability Pictorial and diagrammatic questions to test the understanding of transformation and/or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships, knowledge of practical and everyday mechanical and scientific concepts. 
Observation and Design Sensitivity Ability to detect concealed properties in a day to day life and think critically about them. Ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes. 
Environmental and Social Awareness General awareness of environmental factors such as climate, population, water, vegetation, pollution, weather, natural resources, etc., and their implications on the design of products, images, infrastructure, and environment. Awareness of design terminologies, social and cultural connection with the design, history of the designed artifact, and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses. History of art, sculpture, and literature. 
Analytical and Logical Reasoning Ability to analyze given information logically and select the most appropriate solutions. Ability to weigh opinions, arguments, or solutions against appropriate criteria. Ability to use logical and structured thinking to deduce from a short passage, which of a number of statements is the most accurate response to a posed question. 
Language and Creativity Ability to understand passages in commonly used English language. Ability to think creatively in terms of alternatives, ability to distinguish innovative options and think out of the box. 
Design Thinking and Problem Solving: Ability to understand the context, the users and the constraints and select the most appropriate solution for a given design problem. 

UCEED 2022 Syllabus: Part B

Topic Sub-Topics
Drawing Ability to draw products, people, or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective, and shading.
UCEED Question Papers

Previous Year UCEED Question Paper

Previous Year UCEED Question Paper will be of great help to candidates preparing for UCEED 2022. Apart from taking regular UCEED Mock Test and solving Sample Papers, candidates can refer to the previous year question paper pdfs to check their preparation for the exam:

UCEED 2022 Answer Key 

The authorities will release UCEED 2022 Answer Key on the official website on January 25, 2022. First, the authorities will release a draft of the answer key. This answer key are open to objections, if any. Given below is the detailed procedure that the students need to adopt to check UCEED 2022 Answer Key.

  • Visit the official website.
  • Locate and click on the link for UCEED 2022 Answer Key.
  • The answer key will automatically appear on the screen.
  • Download the answer key for future reference. 

Guidelines for raising objections against UCEED 2022 Answer Key

  • The candidates can raise objections to the draft on the answer key by January 27, 2022, at 5:00 pm.
  • The candidates need to refer to the Master Question Paper uploaded by the authorities on the official website as a reference to raise objections.
  • Objections only through the candidate’s portal will be considered.
  • The final decision regarding the answer keys will be taken by the UCI Committee after consolidating and considering all the comments from the candidates and the paper-setting team. 
UCEED Result

UCEED 2022 Result

UCEED 2022 Results will be declared on March 10, 2022. The candidates who appeared for the exam will be able to download their Score Card from March 14, 2022 to June 14, 2022 from the official UCEED 2022 website. Given below are the detailed steps to check UCEED 2022 Results.

  • Visit the official website.
  • Login to your portal
  • Locate and click on link for UCEED 2022 Results.
  • The results will appear on the screen in the form of pdf. 
  • All shortlisted candidates will get a common merit rank (All India Rank).

UCEED 2022 Rank List

All shortlisted candidates will get a common merit rank (All India Rank). UCEED 2022 Rank List will be prepared based on the combined marks scored in Part-A and Part-B of the exam. In case two or more candidates secure the same marks, the following tie-breaking criteria are followed by the institute.

  • A higher rank will be assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Part-B.
  • If the above criteria do not break the tie, a higher rank will be assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Section 2 of Part-A.
  • If the above two criteria do not break the tie, a higher rank will be assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Section 1 of Part-A.
  • If the tie still persists, the candidates will be assigned the same rank.
UCEED Cutoff

UCEED 2022 Cutoff

UCEED 2022 Cutoff will be released by the authorities after the conclusion of the exam. UCEED 2021 Cut-off was released in the form of opening and closing ranks as per different categories and participating institutes. Candidates can check UCEED 2021 Cut off for the three rounds of counseling to get an idea about the expected cut off for UCEED 2022:

UCEED Cutoff Round 1

UCEED Participating Institutes Opening Rank (General Category Closing Rank (General Category)
IIT Bombay 1 15
IIT Guwahati 17 60
IIT Hyderabad 21 53
IITDM Jabalpur 55 92

UCEED Cutoff Round 2

UCEED Participating Institutes Opening Rank (General Category) Closing Rank (General Category)
IIT Bombay 1 15
IIT Guwahati 17 61
IIT Hyderabad 21 53
IITDM Jabalpur 55

93

UCEED Cutoff Round 3

UCEED Participating Institutes  Opening Rank (General Category) Closing Rank (General Category)
IIT Bombay 1 15
IIT Guwahati 17 61
IIT Hyderabad 21 53
IITDM Jabalpur 55 93

# OR: Opening Ranks; CR: Closing Ranks

Frequently Asked Questions

UCEED 2022 FAQs

Ques. What is the last date for UCEED 2022 Registration?

Ans. The last date to register for UCEED 2022 is November 18, 2021 with late fees of INR 500. Candidates who are eligible can apply.

Ques. When will UCEED 2022 be conducted?

Ans. UCEED 2022 is scheduled to be conducted on January 23, 2022. The candidates need to study every topic mentioned in the syllabus to ace the exam. Practice and rigorous study is the key to ace UCEED 2022.

Ques. Who conducts UCEED 2022?

Ans. IIT Bombay conducts UCEED 2022 every year for admissions to undergraduate design courses. The candidates need to go through the eligibility criteria of the exam before appearing for UCEED 2022.

Ques. How many sections will UCEED 2022 question paper contain?

Ans. UCEED 2022 will be conducted in two parts. Part A contains 3 sections. However, for part B, only one question is asked. The candidates are supposed to complete every question within time.

Ques. What to bring along to appear for UCEED 2022?

Ans. The candidates just need to bring identity proof and admit cards for appearing in UCEED 2022. In case, the candidates fail to produce the two documents, they wont be allowed to appear for the exam.

Ques. How to prepare for UCEED 2022?

Ans. The candidates are first advised to give a diagnostic test for UCEED 2022. After evaluating mistakes in the test, the candidates will know which areas to focus on. A rigorous study of 6 months can land the students in the top institutes.

Ques. How much time will be needed to prepare for UCEED 2022?

Ans. UCEED 2022 can be cracked by preparing thoroughly for 6 months. In this time, the candidates need to refer to the recommended books and put every effort possible in understanding the concepts.

Ques. When will the authorities release UCEED 2022 Cutoff?

Ans. The authorities will release UCEED 2022 Cutoff for Part-A on February 10, 2022. Till then, the candidates need to check the previous year’s cutoff to get a better understanding of the requirements of the exam.

Ques. When will UCEED 2022 Results be declared?

Ans. UCEED 2022 Results will be declared on the official website on March 10, 2022. The candidates need to download it as soon as the authorities release it.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.

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