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UCEED Syllabus 2023 - Section Wise Syllabus, Important Topics, Chapters

Updated By Ankita Jha on 14 Sep, 2022 22:23

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UCEED 2023 Syllabus

The UCEED 2023 syllabus will be released by IIT Bombay, after the releasing of the application form of UCEED 2023. The candidate must be well aware of the topics and pattern of the UCEED 2023 entrance exam. The UCEED 2023 exam pattern comprise of two parts - Part A and Part B. The syllabus  for each part will be released separately by the authorities. The candidates should go through each and every topic thoroughly to score good in the UCEED entrance test. 

UCEED 2023 Part A question paper comprises topics like visualization and spatial ability, observation and design sensitivity, environmental and social awareness, etc and it is held in an online mode. However, Part B question paper is held in an offline mode and it  includes topics that will judge the drawing skills of the appearing candidate. It is compulsory for the candidates to attempt both the sections of the question paper Part A and Part B. Apart from the topics from which the questions will be asked, candidates can also check the previous year question paper of UCEED as it will indicate the type of questions that will be asked in different sections of the entrance test.

UCEED 2023 Exam Pattern

The UCEED 2023 official exam pattern, consists of two parts -Part A and Part B. Check the Exam Pattern for UCEED 2023 mentioned in the table below.


Part A

Part B

Exam Mode

Online mode - Computer-based Test (CBT)

Offline mode

Duration of the test

150 minutes

30 minutes

Questions Types



Total number of questions



Total Marks



    UCEED 2023 Detailed Syllabus

    The UCEED 2023 Syllabus has been divided into two parts - Part A and Part B.  Check the detailed  syllabus for Part A and Part B mentioned below in the table.

    UCEED 2023 Part A Syllabus 

    The candidates can check the detailed UCEED 2023 syllabus for Part A below.



    Visualization and spatial ability

    This topic includes practicing pictorial and diagrammatic questions.It is important to have knowledge of practical and everyday mechanical and scientific concepts. Candidates should have an understanding of transformation and/or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships.

    Observation and design sensitivity

    Candidates appearing for the exam should have the ability to detect concealed properties in ordinary things, people, situations, and events. They should also be able to think critically about them. It is also essential for test-takers to have the ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes.UCEED 2023 aspirants should also have an eye for details. They should also have abilities such as analyzing, reasoning, classifying, inferring and predicting.

    Environmental and social awareness

    It is a plus point if candidates are well aware of environmental factors such as climate, population, water, vegetation, pollution, weather, natural resources etc. They should also be aware of the implications of these environmental factors on the design of products, images, infrastructure, and environment. Awareness of the history of art, sculpture, and literature is essential. Candidates are also expected to be aware of the social and cultural connection with the design, history of the designed artifact, and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses.

    Analytical and logical reasoning

    Candidates should possess the ability to look at information (be it qualitative or quantitative in nature) and discern patterns within the information. They should have the ability to weigh opinions, arguments or solutions against appropriate criteria. They should also have the ability to check for hidden bias or hidden assumptions and whether evidence and argument support conclusions. Aspirants should be able to use logic and structured thinking to deduce from a short passage, which of a number of statements is the most accurate response to a posed question.Going through Data Interpretation, brainteasers, and patterns can be an advantage.

    Language and creativity

    Must have the ability to understand and use standard English. The candidate should have knowledge of English grammar such as sentence structure and usage, the use of tenses, verb patterns, articles, and active and passive constructions, etc. Also, they must practise reading comprehension & vocabulary skills. Ability to think creatively in terms of alternatives, the ability to distinguish innovative options and they must think out of the box or unique way of presenting.

    Design thinking and problem solving

    Must have the ability to use visual analogies, metaphors, signs, and symbols. The candidate should also be able to understand complexity, identify the problem, generate alternatives, evaluate options and select solutions.

    UCEED 2023 Part B Syllabus 

    The candidates can check the detailed UCEED 2023 syllabus for Part B below. For attempting Part B section which is a sketching test, the candidates will be given a sheet in the examination hall to draw and sketch.




    Caliber to draw and sketch, must be well versed with drawing scenes or people in proportion with good line quality, composition, shading, proportion, and perspective.

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    -shuban murthyUpdated on November 03, 2020 01:48 PM
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    Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

    Dear Student,

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

    Also, explore how to prepare for UCEEDexam pattern of UCEED, syllabus of UCEED and best books for UCEED.

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    -RajeevUpdated on September 18, 2020 09:58 PM
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    Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

    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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    Where can I get previous year question papers and answer keys for UCEED?

    -AnonymousUpdated on September 17, 2020 08:04 PM
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    Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

    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 Syllabus

    Are questions asked on General Knowledge in UCEED?

    Yes, some questions of UCEED are based on social awareness and current affairs in the Part A of UCEED.

    Can I complete the syllabus of UCEED in six months?

    Yes, you can easily complete the syllabus of UCEED in six months and with the correct preparation strategy, you can obtain a great score in the exam as well.

    How much time is required to complete the syllabus of UCEED?

    The time required for the completion of UCEED syllabus varies from candidate to candidate. Usually, the whole syllabus can be covered in six to eight months.

    Is the syllabus of UCEED too vast?

    No, the syllabus of UCEED is not really enormous and candidates can easily complete it if they follow a good preparation strategy.

    Which topics of grammar and language are asked in UCEED?

    The topics of English Language and Grammar asked in UCEED are articles, verb patterns tenses, active and passive voice, vocabulary, comprehension, and basic English grammar.

    What are the sections of UCEED Part B?

    The Part B of UCEED includes a single question on drawing. The creative and drawing skills of the candidate are tested in this part.

    Which sections are asked in the Part A of UCEED?

    Part A of UCEED comprises the following sections: Visualization and Spatial Ability, Environmental and Social Awareness, Language and Creativity, Analytical and Logical Reasoning, Design Thinking and Problem Solving, and Observation and Design Sensitivity.

    Has the syllabus of UCEED 2021 been revised?

    No, the syllabus of UCEED 2021 has not been revised and it is the same as that of the previous years.

    Is the UCEED syllabus different for Part A and Part B?

    Yes, the syllabus of UCEED is different for Part A and Part B of the exam. The exam pattern of both sets is also different.

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