UCEED Exam Pattern 2019

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 23 Oct, 2018 16:50 IST


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UCEED 2019 Exam Pattern

It is important to have a good understanding of UCEED exam pattern to be able to start preparing for the exam. While most of you would already know the exam pattern of UCEED, you may just take a quick look to be completely sure of all the important features related to UCEED.

Highlights of UCEED 2019 Exam Pattern

  • UCEED is a Computer-Based Test.

  • The language of the UCEED question paper is English.

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

  • The 3 sections consist of Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions, Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).

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

  • The UCEED carries 300 marks in total.

Section-wise UCEED Exam Pattern 2019

Section I:

  • 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.

Section-wise Division of Questions in UCEED Question Paper

The total number of questions asked in UCEED paper is 85. The section-wise division of the questions is given below:

Sections No. of Questions
NAT 20
MSQs 25
MCQs 40
Total 85

UCEED Marking Scheme Section-wise

The maximum marks for candidates to score in the paper is 300. Given below is the section-wise marks distribution:

Sections Marks Distribution
NAT 80
MSQs 100
MCQs 120
Total 300

Note: The marking scheme of each section under UCEED may vary.

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