UCEED Exam Pattern 2019

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 01 Mar, 2019 11:23 IST

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UCEED 2019 Exam Pattern

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has issued the UCEED 2019 exam pattern for Bachelor Degree of Design programme on 25th September 2018. It is important for applicants to know the UCEED 2019 exam pattern. Through UCEED exam pattern 2019, applicants get a fair idea about the duration of the exam, marking scheme, exam mode and overall format of the exam. To help the candidates to know the exam pattern well, given below are the related details for it.

Having a complete understanding of UCEED Exam Pattern and UCEED Syllabus is the first step to kickstart your preparation for the exam. UCEED 2019 will be a Computer Based Test or Online examination. The date of UCEED Exam is 20th January 2019.  UCEED entrance exam is conducted every year for applicants who are aiming to take admission in the 4-year bachelor degree of design programme which are offered at IIT Bombay, IIITDM Jabalpur, and IIT Guwahati

  • The language of the UCEED question paper is in English.

  • There are a total number of 85 questions divided into 3 sections.

  • The 3 sections consist of

    • Section A: Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions,

    • Sction B: Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

    • Section C: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).

  • The time limit for UCEED is 3 hours, including all the three sections.

  • The UCEED carries 300 marks in total.

  • There is no negative marking for Section A and Section B whereas, in Section C, every incorrect response 1 mark will be deducted.

  • Each correct answer will fetch +4 marks each in Section A and Section B, While, in Section C, each correct answer will be awarded +3 marks.

  • If any question remains unattended then there will be no positive or negative marking for that.

Highlights of UCEED 2019 Exam Pattern



Examination Mode


Language of Question Paper


Number of questions


Number of sections


Name of Sections

Numerical Ability Test (NAT),

Multiple Select Type (MSQ) and

Multiple-Choice Type (MCQs)


3 hours

Total Marks


Marking Scheme

No Negative marking for Section A & B, For Section C -1 mark will be deducted

Section A & B: +4 marks, For Section C: +3 marks

Division of Questions in UCEED 2019 Question Paper

The section-wise division of the questions is given below:

Sections No. of Questions Marks (per sections) Duration
NAT 20 80 3 hours
MSQs 25 100
MCQs 40 120
Total 85 300

Section-wise UCEED Exam Pattern 2019

Section A:

  • NAT (Numerical Answer Type questions): In this section, no choices are given to the candidates. They have to answer questions in the form of a number using the virtual keyboard on the monitor  Each right answer carries 4 marks. There is no negative marking for NAT questions. Zero marks are given for unattempted questions.


  • MSQ (Multiple Select Questions): In this section, there are one or more than one right answers out of the four given choices. 4 marks are awarded for each correct answer. There is no negative marking in MSQ section. Unattempted questions result in zero marks.


  • MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions): Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) have four choices, out of which a candidate has to make only one correct choice. There is negative marking of one mark for MSQs and the right answer is awarded 3 marks. Unattempted questions get zero marks.

Marking Scheme of UCEED 2019

Section Marks (per correct answer) Negative Marking (per incorrect answer) Unattended/unanswered question
A (NAT) 4 0 Zero Marks
C (MCQ) 3 1
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