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10 Last Minute Tips to Crack UCEED 2022

Sukriti Vajpayee
Sukriti VajpayeeUpdated On: January 18, 2022 05:07 pm IST | UCEED

UCEED 2022 is scheduled for January 23, 2022. All candidates appearing for the exam can find some important tips to crack UCEED 2022 here.

UCEED Last Minute Preparation Tips

The Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) is one of the most common UG design entrance exams in India. Its is conducted by IIT Bombay every year for shortlisting candidates for the various bachelor level design programmes.

UCEED 2022 is scheduled for January 23, 2022. In 2020, IIT Bombay changed the UCEED exam pattern and the exam will now have 68 questions instead of the previous trend of 85 questions. Also, IIT Delhi will accept the UCEED 2022 scores for the academic session 2022-23 to shortlist candidates for B.Des admissions. Go through this article to know about some last-minute preparation tips for UCEED 2022.

10 Last-Minute Tips to Crack UCEED 2022

More than 12,000 students take the UCEED every year, aspiring to secure admission and get one of the 179 seats offered by the UCEED participating colleges. Hence, the competition in the exam is quite high. Candidates are advised to prepare well for UCEED because a well-planned strategy will help them ace the exam. Some of the important factors that will help them in cracking UCEED 2022 have been mentioned below.

1. Enhance Observation and Visualisation Skills

The observation skills of a candidate play a major role in helping him/ her ace UCEED. It is one of the key skills that are evaluated and candidates are advised to sharpen their observation power. They must go through everything around them closely and observe all the normal day-to-day activities. While giving the exam, aspirants will have to recall such events and sketch the scenes for maximum realism.

2. Focus on Mathematical Geometry

Plenty of importance is given to Mathematics in the UCEED exam. Therefore, when preparing for the exam, candidates should consider paying additional attention to solving complex mathematics questions. The UCEED question paper majorly comprises questions on Mathematical Geometry that evaluates the candidate on the basis of his/ her creativity, observation, and visualisation skills.

3. Practice Mock Tests and Sample Papers

Solving the mock tests of UCEED 2022 is an important part of the UCEED preparation. All candidates appearing for the exam are advised to solve as many mock tests and sample papers of UCEED as possible. This is an extremely helpful exercise because it will give the candidates an idea of the type of questions that will be asked in the exam. They can also determine the strategy required to complete their UCEED question paper within the stipulated time.

4. Solve Previous Years’ Question Papers

The exam of UCEED is of three hours in which candidates have to attempt Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), Numerical Answer Type (NAT), Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and a drawing question. Solving the previous years' question papers of UCEED is mandatory for anyone sitting for the exam.  Through the past years' papers. candidates will know the complexity of questions that are asked in UCEED and will get an idea of what to expect in the exam. They will also learn how to manage time and distribute it adequately among all sections.

5. Give Time to English Comprehension

The fluency of the English language of the candidate is not evaluated in UCEED. However, the candidates are advised to spend some time reading passages and articles on a regular basis so that they become proficient in reading. This will also enhance their ability to convey their ideas effectively and reduce the scope of grammatical errors and mistakes.

6. Pay Attention to Abstract Tests

It is expected that UCEED 2022 will have some abstract test for evaluating the pattern finding and problem-solving skills of candidates. Thus, every test-taker must ensure that he/ she practices as many questions related to abstract and mechanical problems as they can.

7. Do Not Neglect Reasoning Questions

The reasoning question of UCEED can be quite challenging and in order to ace this section, candidates should solve as many puzzles and riddles that they can get their hands on. Practising on a regular basis and solving reasoning questions consistently can sharpen his/ her skill to solve the questions quickly on the day of the exam.

8. Be Aware of GK and Environmental Studies

General Knowledge and Environmental Studies are a part of the syllabus of UCEED. The candidates must be updated with the current affairs and basic general studies topics in order to secure good marks. They must have knowledge of environment-related issues and events and the latest events of significance.

9. Practice Sketching

Sketching comprises an important section of UCEED, hence, candidates should dedicate enough time to sketching during their UCEED preparation. They must practice figure sketching and free-hand drawing regularly. Doing this will prove to be helpful on the day of the exam when questions on sketching are put forth in which the candidate has to convey his thought process through sketches and designs. They have to keep in mind that their design is environment friendly and realistic.

10. Read Newspapers Daily

Every candidate appearing for UCEED must make it a point to read the newspaper on a daily basis. This activity will provide innumerable benefits on exam day. Candidates will be updated with the general knowledge and current affairs which will help them score well in those questions and it will also enhance their reading ability. Moreover, the comic strips in newspapers can be a great way to get creative visualisations for providing answers in a storyline.

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