UCEED 2019

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UCEED 2019

Admissions to the Bachelor of Design (B. Des.) programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur are done through the Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED). Students who have passed Class XII (or equivalent) in 2018 or appearing in 2019 in ANY STREAM (Science, Commerce, or Arts & Humanities), are eligible to appear for UCEED 2019.

Part 1 of this Section provides information related to UCEED 2019, and Part 2 provides information related to the subsequent joint seat allocation for B. Des. admissions in the three Participating Institutes for the Academic Year 2019–2020.


Activity Date
Start date for Online Registration 9th October, 2018
Last date for Online Registration with regular fee 9th November, 2018
Last date for Online Registration with late fee 16th November, 2018
Start date for Admit Card downloading 1st January, 2019 onwards
Last date for rectification of discrepancies in the admit card 5th January, 2019
UCEED 2019 Examination Saturday 19th January,
Release of Draft Answer Key 25th January, 2019
Last date for sending Comments about Draft Answer Key 31st January, 2019
Declaration of result 1st March, 2019
Start date for Score Card downloading 1st March, 2019
Application for B. Des. Programme (We have to discussed with Chairs) 8th to 30th June 2019
Seat allotment round 1 4th July, 2019
Seat allotment round 2 11th July, 2019
Seat allotment round 3 15th July, 2019


UCEED 2019 will be conducted by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, under the guidance of the UCEED-CEED Implementation Committee 2019.

UCEED 2019 is open to all nationals (Indian/Foreign). Candidates seeking admission to the Bachelor Degree programme in Design (B. Des.) at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) and Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur (IIITDMJ) must appear in UCEED 2019.

Candidates should note that the mere appearance in UCEED 2019 or being in the rank list neither guarantees nor provides any automatic entitlement to admission. UCEED qualified candidates will have to apply separately for B. Des admissions as per the prescribed procedure described in Part 2 of the Information Section. Admissions shall be made in order of merit in each category.

UCEED 2019 score is valid only for admission to the academic year 2019-2020.

With regard to the interpretation of the provisions on any matter not covered in this Information Section, the decision of the Organizing Institute (IIT Bombay) shall be final and binding on all the parties concerned.

In all matters concerning UCEED 2019, the decision of the Organizing Institute or the Organizing Chairman, JEE(Advanced), UCEED & CEED 2019 will be final and binding on all the applicants.

Although UCEED 2019 is held at different centres across the country, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is the Organizing Institute and has the overall responsibility of conducting UCEED 2019. In case of any claims or disputes arising in respect of UCEED 2019, it is hereby made absolutely clear that the Mumbai High Court alone shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to entertain and settle any such claims and disputes.


Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is an institution of national importance established through Acts of Parliament for fostering excellence in education.

The institute is recognised worldwide as a leader in the field of education and research. Reputed for the outstanding calibre of students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the institute attracts the best students from the country for its Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programmes. Research and academic programmes at IIT Bombay are driven by faculties, who are reputed for their research contributions internationally.

Over the years, IIT Bombay has created a world class educational platform that is dynamically sustained through quality teaching and internationally acclaimed research with excellent infrastructure and the best available minds. The faculty and alumni of IIT Bombay occupy key positions in academia and industry, both in India and abroad, and continue to make a considerable impact in all sections of the society.

Located in Powai, one of the northern suburbs of Mumbai, the residents of the institute reap the advantage of being in the busy financial capital of India, while at the same time enjoying the serenity of a campus known for its natural beauty. Being a fully residential institute, all the students are accommodated in hostels with in-house dining; the campus also provides excellent amenities for sports and other recreational facilities.


Industrial Design Centre (IDC) at IIT Bombay has a well-established Master of Design degree (M. Des) programme in Industrial Design, Visual Communication, Animation Design, Interaction Design & Mobility and Vehicle Design as well as a Ph. D programme in Design.

IDC provides a conducive environment for research, academics and collaborative projects. Supported by excellent research facilities, technical expertise and academic diversity of IIT Bombay, IDC has been involved with various initiatives in all areas of design. The potential for innovation at IDC lies fundamentally in terms of solving real world problems.

From the year 2015 onwards, IDC started offering a four year, eight semester Bachelor of Design (B. Des) programme and a five year, ten semester dual degree B. Des + M. Des programme. However, the option of doing the dual degree B Des + M Des will be available only at the end of the 3rd year. The total number of seats sanctioned for both these programmes is 30. Both these programmes would be credit-based and thus offer the flexibility to progress at one’s own pace. A minimum level of performance is essential for satisfactory progress. The medium of instruction is English. Students admitted to the B. Des programme will not be eligible for branch change to any other undergraduate programmes offered by IIT Bombay at any time during the entire duration of the programme. Read more about IDC at: http://www.idc.iitb.ac.in

DoD, IIT Guwahati

The Department of Design (DoD), one of the thirteen departments at IIT Guwahati, was set up with a vision to enkindle some of the brightest technical minds of the country a passion for innovation in technology driven by firm understanding, appreciation and celebration of design.

The department offers a M.Des. degree, a B.Des. degree and a PhD degree in Design. The focus of the program is on the study, invention, and creative use of technologies to create effective, usable, enjoyable experiences with technology through interdisciplinary research in engineering, design, behavioural and social sciences, and to understand the impact of technology on individuals, groups, and organizations. The department envisions to produce successful graduates who will be capable of leading the changing scenarios of today and tomorrow through thought, innovation and values. Read more about DoD at: http://www.iitg.ernet.in/design

Design Discipline IIITDM Jabalpur

In the Design Discipline at IIITDM Jabalpur, a holistic and all-inclusive philosophy is applied to train human resources the paradigm of Modern Design at Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral level, so as to make them adept designers. The rigorous curriculum, the intense research methodologies, the diligent practice in skills create knowledge based professionals of industrial design and innovation. The modern-age facilities of Rapid Prototyping, 3D scanning, Ultrasonic Plastic Welding, Water-Jet cutting, CNC (Lathe and Milling), Injection Moulding, Vacuum Forming, Laser Cutting, Universal Wood Working, etc. with support staff skilled in wood, metal, polymer, FRPs and composite fabrication provide an incredible hands- on practical training to the students. Read more about Design Discipline at: http://design.iiitdmj.ac.in/


UCEED is a test centre based, computer examination of 3 hours duration and will be held as per the following schedule:

DateSaturday, January 19, 2019
Session10:00 to 13:00

Candidates appearing for UCEED 2019 are therefore advised to make their travel arrangements accordingly.


A candidate, including a foreign national, must fulfil each and every one of the following three criteria to appear in UCEED 2019.

Criterion 1 – Age limit:

The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1994 if belonging to the OPEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 1989 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

Criterion 2 – Number of attempts:

candidate can attempt UCEED for a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. Note that UCEED score is valid for one year, and only for admissions in the corresponding academic year.

Criterion 3 – Qualifying examination:

The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2018, OR appearing in 2019. Students from ALL STREAMS (Science, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) are eligible. Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2017 or earlier are NOT eligible.


  • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by a Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (www.aiuweb.org).
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a Board or University recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any Public School, Board or University examination in India or in a foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • H.S.C. vocational examination.
  • A Diploma recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (www.aicte- india.org) or a State Board of Technical Education of at least 3 years duration.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • Candidates who have completed Class XII (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination.
  • In case the Class XII examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier.


  • Candidates should register for appearing in UCEED 2019. Application can be done ONLY online through the registration portal linked from www.uceed.iitb.ac.in.
  • Candidates should satisfy ALL THE THREE eligibility criteria [see 6. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR APPEARING IN UCEED 2019].
  • Registration will be cancelled if, at a later date, it is found that the candidate does not meet any of the three eligibility criteria.
  • Registration fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable.
  • It will entirely be the responsibility of the candidate to provide the correct information regarding the qualifying exam and category, and upload the correct documents in the required formats in the registration form. Registration forms, incomplete in any way, will be summarily rejected and the registration will be considered invalid. The admitting institutes have the right to cancel, at any stage, the admission of a candidate in accordance with the rules and regulations in force, if it is found that any information provided by the candidate is incorrect or the registration is incomplete.

Detailed instructions for the online registration are provided on the registration portal.

Online registration portalwww.uceed.iitb.ac.in
Start Date9th October, 2018
End Date (with regular fee)9th November, 2018
End Date (with Rs.500 late fee) 16th November, 2018

Following is the registration fee structure for UCEED 2019.

UCEED Contact

  • For UCEED & B. Des Seat Allocation related inquiries only:
  • Address:Chairman, JEE (Advance),UCEED-CEED 2019, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai – 400 076
  • Phone : +91-22-2576-4063/ 9093/ 9094
  • Email: uceed@iitb.ac.in
  • Website: www.uceed.iitb.ac.in
  • For all other information related to the B. Des programmes such as curriculum, course structure, facilities etc., at IIT Bombay , IIT Guwahati , and IIITDM J abalpur or general information related to the institutes, please contact the respective department or institute.