UCEED Eligibility Criteria 2019

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

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UCEED 2019 Eligibility Criteria

UCEED 2019 eligibility criteria is prescribed by the exam conducting authority, IIT Bombay, for the candidates who wish to apply for the entrance exam. The eligibility norms of UCEED include requirements related to age, educational qualification, and qualifying marks of the candidates in their final exams and other information relevant for applying for the exam. Candidates must ensure that they carefully check the eligibility criteria 2019 before filling the IIT JAM 2019 application form.

According to the eligibility criteria, there is also a cap on the number of attempts which the candidates can take to appear in UCEED entrance exam. As per the UCEED 2019 eligibility criteria, candidates will have to ensure that they have passed any one of the qualifying exams which are listed below on this page. To know more about the eligibility criteria for UEED 209, read the following information

Detailed UCEED 2019 Eligibility Criteria


  • Both Indians and foreign nationals can appear for UCEED 2019.

  • Candidates who are not citizens of India (by birth or naturalization) and whose parents are not citizens of India and do not come under PIO/OCI category at the time of registering for UCEED 2019, they are considered as foreign nationals. 

Age Criteria:

  • If the candidate belongs to the Open or OBC-NCL category then they must be born on or after October 1, 1994. Whereas, if the candidate belongs to SC, ST or PwD category then they must be taken birth on or after October 1, 1989.

Number of Attempts:

  • A candidate can attempt for UCEED entrance for a maximum of two consecutive years. It should be noted that the score of the UCEED examination will be valid only for the admission of that corresponding year.

Qualifying Exam:

  • Candidates should have completed their 10+2 examination in 2018 or should be appearing for the same in 2019.
  • Those who took their qualifying examination for the first time in 2017 or earlier will not be considered eligible.

Stream of  Qualifying Exam:

  • Candidates from all the streams (including Science, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) can apply.

Board of Qualifying Exam:

  • Candidates should have passed their 10+2 examination from a recognized board or university.

Year of passing Qualifying Exam:

  • Those who took their qualifying examination in 2018 or 2019 are eligible to apply.

Note: In case a candidate is found to have furnished wrong information, the Admitting Institute has the authority to cancel the admission, at any time.

List of Qualifying Examination for UCEED 2019 Examination

Indian Nationals:

  • The final examination of the 10+2 system oragnised by a recognised Central or State Board recognizsed by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

  • The Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.

  • Senior Secondary School Examination organised by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of 5 subjects.

  • Intermediate or two year Pre-University examination oragnised by a recognised Board or University by the Association of Indian Universities(AIU).

  • H.S.C. vocational examination.

  • A Diploma recognised by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) or a State Board of Technical Education of at least 3 years duration

Foreign Nationals:

  • Any Public School, Board or University examination in India or in a foreign country recognised as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

  • 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 passed their 10+2 (or equivalent) exam from abroad or from a Board not specified above mentioned list. Such candidates will have to provide e a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class 12 examination.

  • In case the 10+2 exam is not a public exam, then the candidate will have to clear at least one public (Board or Pre-University) exam earlier.

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