UCEED Counselling Process 2021

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 10 Sep, 2020 18:32

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UCEED 2021 Counselling Process

IIT Bombay conducts UCEED 2021 counselling procedure for admission to the 4-year bachelor degree of the design programme.

After candidates complete the registration process, applicants need to take part in three-seat allotment rounds in order to secure admission into the B.Des programmes. The counselling process for 2021 UCEED will be conducted for the UCEED 2021 qualified candidates. Such candidates will be allowed to apply for B.Des counselling process for IIT Bombay, IIITDM Jabalpur, IIT Guwahati. Candidates usually get admission form from the official website of IIT Bombay.  

The shortlisted candidates will be asked to fill their choices of institutes in the UCEED 2021 admission form. The UCEED admission form has to be submitted after the payment of admission fees. Detailed instructions are given below for filling the UCEED admission form. 

UCEED 2021 Counselling Schedule

Application for B.Des Programme    March 11, 2021 to March 31, 2021
UCEED Seat Allotment Round 1April 10, 2021
Last Date for Seat Acceptance & Choosing from ‘Freeze’ or ‘Float’ OptionTo be Announced
UCEED Seat Allotment Round 2May 10, 2021
Last Date for Seat Acceptance & Choosing from ‘Freeze’ or ‘Float’ OptionTo be Announced
UCEED Seat Allotment Round 3June 10, 2021
Last Date for Seat Acceptance & Choosing from ‘Freeze’ or ‘Float’ OptionTo be Announced

UCEED 2021 Eligibility Criteria for Counselling Process and Seat Allocation

Candidates will have to meet the requisite eligibility criteria related to UCEED seat allotment 2021.

Step 1: Age limit:

  • Candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1996, if they are from the Open or OBC-NCL category or if they belong to the SC, ST or PwD category then they have to be born on or after October 1, 1991.

Step 2: UCEED Qualification:

  • Candidates who will successfully qualify UCEED 2021 and will have obtained a rank, they will be eligible to take part in seat allotment of UCEED 2021.

Step 3: Qualifying Examination:

  • Candidates can go through the details related to UCEED qualifying exam in the UCEED 2021 Eligibility Criteria section.

  • Candidates should have passed the qualifying exam i.e class 12 or equivalent in 2020. Those candidates who took the class 12 exam in 2019 or before will not be eligible to participate in counselling or seat allotment.

  • Candidates from the Science Stream with PCM group as subjects will be eligible to apply to all the four institutes. While, candidates from any other stream i.e Science without PCM group, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities can apply to IIT Bombay, IIT Hyderabad and IIITDM Jabalpur.

  • Candidates who will appear in the qualifying exam in 2021 must ensure that all parts of the final exam are finished by the date of registration with respect to the admitting institute and they have to submit the proof of their qualifying exam by the last week of September 2021.

Note:If the qualifying exam board merely awards only letter grades and does not mention anything about the passing grade on the grade sheet, then in such a case, candidates will then have to get a certificate from the Board in which the passing grade has to be mentioned. The same document will have to be uploaded along with the grade sheet. 

UCEED 2021 Counselling Procedure

Selection for admission into Bachelor of Design (B. Des) programmes offered at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, and IIITDM Jabalpur will be done on the basis of the rank secured in the 2021 merit list of UCEED. It is important for the candidates to know that the procedure followed for the counselling process will remain the same for all the rounds of seat allotment. Check out the procedure that has to be carried out during the UCEED 2021 counselling process.

Registration Process

  • Candidates have to fill in the online application form by logging in the IIT Bombay’s official website.

Login in UCEED 2021 Registration form

  • Candidates have to log in with a valid ID and Password to get the application form for the counselling process which was created at the time of filling the UCEED 2021 application form

  • Next, they have to enter the details asked and cross-check the entered detail.

Uploading the UCEED 2021 Documents

  • In this step, they have to attach their scanned documents like the scanned signature, UCEED mark sheet, photograph, other educational documents, caste certificates (SC/ST/OBC-NCL Certificate, PwD Certificate and OCI/PIO Card), etc.
  • After completing the uploading of documents, the next step is to click on the 'Submit' tab.

Payment of UCEED 2021 Fee

  • Now, candidates will have to pay the registration fee of INR1000 after completing all the details.

  • The registration fee for UCEED 2021 counselling can be paid through online mode i.e net banking, debit card, credit card.

Seat Acceptance Fee for UCEED 2021


Seat Acceptance Fee in INR

UCEED 2021 seat acceptance fee (ST/SC/PwD)

INR 15,000/-

UCEED 2021 seat acceptance fee (Open/OBC-NCL)

INR 60,000/-

Submit the UCEED 2021 application form:

  • After filling all the information and paying the requisite fee, candidates will have to click on the submit button

  • Candidates will have to take the printout of the registration form of seat allotment for UCEED 2021.

Documents Required for UCEED 2021 Counselling

The supporting documents will be needed for the UCEED 2021 counselling application are:

  • Digital copies of Photograph and Signature.

  • UCEED Score Card

  • Photocopies of Qualifying Examination Mark Sheet (Class XII or equivalent and Class X)

  • Photocopies of OBC-NCL/SC/ST Certificate, PwD Certificate, and OCI/PIO Card.

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FAQs about UCEED Counselling Process

What is the UCEED seat acceptance fee for SC and ST categories?

The UCEED seat acceptance fee for SC, ST, and PwD categories is Rs. 15,000.

Which documents are required for the UCEED counselling process?

The required documents for the UCEED counselling process are: UCEED application form, UCEED admit card, UCEED scorecard, mark sheets of 10th and 12th, PwD certificate (If applicable), caste certificate (If applicable), NRI certificate (If applicable), domicile certificate (If applicable), sponsored NRI certificate (If applicable).

Is the counselling fee of UCEED refundable?

No, the registration fee for UCEED counselling is non-refundable.

Can I withdraw my name from the counselling process of UCEED?

Yes, you can withdraw your name from the UCEED counselling process. If you do not pay the fee, your candidature will be automatically cancelled.

What is the UCEED seat acceptance fee for open category?

The UCEED seat acceptance fee for the open category is Rs. 60,000.

How much is the counselling fee of UCEED?

The UCEED counselling fee is Rs. 1,000. Candidates will have to pay this fee in order to register for the counselling process of UCEED.

How many rounds of UCEED counselling process are held?

Usually, the UCEED counselling process is completed in three rounds. The rounds of counselling are arranged as per the remaining vacant seats at colleges.

How will the seat allotment of UCEED commence?

The seat allotment for UCEED will be done through the centralised admission scheme and will be based on the merit-cum-preference basis.

How will the counselling process of UCEED be conducted?

The counselling process of UCEED is conducted in the online mode. Candidates are required to register for the UCEED counselling and attend it online.

When will UCEED counselling begin?

The counselling process of UCEED will begin in the month of April after the results are declared.

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