UCEED 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Updated By Shreya Sareen on 09 Sep, 2020 22:15

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UCEED 2021 Eligibility Criteria

UCEED 2021 eligibility criteria are prescribed by the exam conducting authority, IIT Bombay, for the candidates who apply for the entrance exam. The eligibility norms of UCEED 2021 included 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 UCEED eligibility criteria before filling the UCEED application form.

According to the updated UCEED eligibility criteria, there was a cap on the number of attempts which the candidates could take to appear in UCEED entrance exam. As per the UCEED 2021 eligibility criteria, candidates had to ensure that they had passed any one of the qualifying exams which are listed below on this page. To know more about the eligibility criteria for UEED 2021, read the following information:

Detailed UCEED 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality: 

  • Both Indians and foreign nationals can appear for UCEED 2021.

  • 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 2021, they will be 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, 1995. Whereas, if the candidate belongs to SC, ST or PwD category then their date of birth certificate should mention the birth date on or after October 1, 1990.

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 2020 or should be appearing for the same in 2021.
  • Those who took their qualifying examination for the first time in 2018 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 2021 Examination

Indian Nationals:

  • The final examination of the 10+2 system organised by a recognised Central or State Board recognised 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 organised 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.

Note: 

  • 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 with 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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You are eligible to appear for UCEED. Check the entire UCEED Eligibility Criteria here.

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Dear Student,

You are required to fulfil the eligibility criteria of UCEED 2021 in order to be eligible for admission. Open or OBC-NCL category candidates must be born on or after October 1, 1996. SC, ST or PwD category candidates date of birth certificate should mention the birth date on or after October 1, 1991. If you satisfy the aforementioned criteria, then you are eligible for UCEED 2021.

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Dear Student,

You can gather the previous year question papers and answer keys of UCEED by clicking on the link below.

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FAQs about UCEED Eligibility

What is the minimum qualification required for UCEED 2021?

The minimum qualification required to be eligible for UCEED is a 10+2 degree from a recognised board of education.

In which format should I upload my photograph in the UCEED application process?

The accepted formats for uploading your passport-sized photograph in the UCEED application form are .jpg and .jpeg.

Which documents are required for the application submission of UCEED?

The documents required for UCEED application process are scanned copies of passport sized photographs, signature, mark sheets of class 10th and 12th, and caste certificate (if applicable).

How do I pay the application fee of UCEED?

The application process of UCEED will be done online, therefore the payment of application fee will also be done through an online payment gateway. You can use net banking, debit card, credit card, etc. for paying the fee.

Is there any age limit for applying for UCEED?

The age limit for UCEED 2021 states that the candidate of the Open or OBC-NCL category must be born on or after October 1, 1995. Whereas, the candidates belonging to SC, ST or PwD categories should be born on or after October 1, 1990.

How can I complete the application process of UCEED?

In order to complete the application process of UCEED, you will have to visit the official website of the exam and apply online. You will be required to register by entering your contact information and then you can fill the form.

When will UCEED 2021 be conducted?

UCEED 2021 is scheduled to be conducted on January 17, 2021.

Can I apply for UCEED offline?

No, the provision of applying for UCEED offline is not available.

When is the last date to apply for UCEED 2021?

The last date to apply for UCEED 2021 is October 24, 2020. Candidates can apply till October 31, 2020 by submitting late fees.

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