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Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design UCEED- B.Des. -

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design UCEED- B.Des. (Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design UCEED- B.Des. - 2017)

Online | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General / OBC - Rs.2000 | SC / ST / Female / Persons With Disability - Rs.1000
Important Dates
Registration Date
Oct 17, 2016
Admit Card Date
Dec 26, 2016
Test Date
Jan 22, 2017
Result Date
Feb 24, 2017

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design UCEED- B.Des. 2017 - Application Steps

Create login Id
  • Application can be done ONLY online through the application portal linked from www.uceed.in.
  • The common application form available through the IIT Bombay Admissions Portal.
  • New users should click on 'Register' to create their account with the IITB external user registration portal. New users require a valid email ID which shall be verified by sending email verification information.
  • Registered users may click at 'Login' link below to enter the UCEED application portal.
Fill up the application form
  • Fill the personal information like:
    • Nationality
    • State of Eligibility
    • Candidate's Name
    • Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY)
    • Gender
    • Mother's Name
    • Father's Name
    • Category
    • Place of Residence
Upload Photograph, Signature and Documents
  • Upload your recent colour passport size photograph in the required format.
  • Upload digital copies of relevant supporting documents, and uploading the signed copy of the completed application form (first page only).
  • Scanned copy of candidate’s full signature on white paper (only JPEG image formats with file extension .jpg will be accepted).
Payment of fees
  • Amount of fees is

Category

Male

Female

Third Gender

Gen/OBC/OBC-NCL

Rs. 2000/-

Rs. 1000 /-

Rs.2000/-

SC/ST/PwD

Rs. 1000/-

Rs. 1000/-

Rs. 1000/

  • The payment of application fee is done through online any bank.

Submit application form
  • After completeing the application form, submit the application form and take a printout of it for the future use. 

How to Apply for Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design UCEED- B.Des. 2017

Documents Required:

  • A recent colour photograph of full frontal (face) view, with the head centred in the frame covering 70-80% of the photograph and taken within the last six months. The photograph should be such that it allows unambiguous identification of the candidate (only JPEG image formats with file extension .jpg will be accepted).
  • Scanned copy of candidate’s full signature on white paper (only JPEG image formats with file extension .jpg will be accepted).
  • Qualifying examination certificate, if appeared in 2016 (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).
  • Candidates who will be appearing in 2017 for the board exam, a certificate from the school/college principal in the given format (Annexure 1) should be uploaded (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).
  • If the name is not same as in the Class XII certificate, gazette notification showing the change of name (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).
  • OBC-NCL, Caste (for SC), tribe (for ST) or PwD certificate issued by a competent authority (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).

Eligibility for Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design UCEED- B.Des. 2017

Educational Qualification:

To apply for admission, an applicant is required to fulfill the following 3 criteria.

  • Criterion 1: Age limit:
  • The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1997, if belonging to the OPEN or OBC-NCL category and, on or after October 1, 1992 if belonging to the SC, ST or PWD category.
  • Criterion 2: UCEED qualification:
    • The candidate should have qualified, i.e., obtained a rank in UCEED 2017.
  • Criterion 3: Qualifying examination:
    • The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2016 or 2017. Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2015 or earlier are NOT eligible.
  • Candidates from the Science Stream with Physics, Chemistry, and Maths as subjects are eligible to apply to all the three institutes. Candidates from any other stream (Science without Maths or Physics or Chemistry, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) are eligible to apply to only IIT Bombay and IIITDM Jabalpur.
  • The candidates appearing for their qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2017 should ensure that, (a) all parts of their final examination are completed by the date of registration in respective
    admitting institute, and (b) proof of having passed the qualifying examination with required eligibility is submitted by September 30, 2017 to the admitting institute.
  • If a qualifying examination Board awards only letter grades without providing information on the passing grade on the grade sheet, the candidate should obtain a certificate from the Board specifying the passing grade and upload it along with the grade sheet. In case such
    a certificate is not provided, the decision taken by the B. Des Admissions Committee will be final.
  • The criteria, as specified above, is applicable “in toto” to all the applicants including foreign nationals. Applications from foreign nationals including OCI/PIO card holders are considered under the open category and they are outside the ambit of reservation of seats under the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories. Seats allotted to foreign nationals are supernumerary. However seats allotted to OCI/PIO candidates are not supernumerary.

Marks: At least pass 10+2 or equivalent from any discipline.

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design UCEED- B.Des. 2017 Important Instructions

  • Candidates must carry a printed copy of the downloaded admit card. Only candidates having a valid admit card will be allowed inside the examination centre.
  • The candidate’s identity will be verified by invigilators as well as IIT representatives. If the identity of the candidate is in doubt, the candidate may not be allowed to appear for the examination. However, the authorities at their discretion may permit the candidate to appear for the examination after completing certain formalities. No extra time will be allowed for completing the examination in lieu of the time taken for completing these formalities.
  • Impersonation in the examination is a serious offence which will result in immediate disqualification of the candidate from UCEED, and lead to criminal proceeding against the candidate.
  • Candidates will NOT be allowed to carry any electronic device (mobile phones, smart phones, digital/smart watches, calculators, tablets etc.), abacus, slide rule, log books, study material of any type, geometry box, etc. to the examination hall. A list of forbidden items will be put up on the website before the exam if there are additional items.
  • Candidates have to remain in the examination hall for the entire duration of the examination.

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design UCEED- B.Des. 2017 Relaxation Policy

Indian nationals belonging to certain categories are admitted under the seats reserved for them in accordance with the rules of the Government of India. The categories and the extent of reservation are as follows:

  • Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non- Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) – 27% of seats in the course. The name of the backward class should be in the current central list of OBCs (http://www.ncbc.nic.in).
  • Candidates belonging to the creamy layer of OBC are NOT entitled for reservation. Such candidates are treated as belonging to the Open (i.e., unreserved) category.
  • Scheduled Caste (SC) – 15% of seats in the course.
  • Scheduled Tribe (ST) – 7.5% of seats in the course.
  • The benefit of reservation will be given only to those castes and tribes that are mentioned in the respective central list of corresponding states published by the Government of India. (http://socialjustice.nic.in/sclist.php and http://tribal.nic.in/Content/list%20of%20Scheduled%20Tribes%20 in%20India.aspx).
  • The 3% reservation for PwD candidates is cycled over in a 4-year period, category-wise, as per rules pertaining to the admitting institute. If a PwD seat remains unfilled in a particular year, it will be reverted back to the category from which the PwD seat was assigned for that year.
  • Candidates belonging to the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories will be declared as qualified on the basis of a relaxed criterion [see 18. RANK LISTS].
  • Unfilled seats in the OBC-NCL category can be allotted to OPEN category candidates whereas seats remaining vacant under the SC and ST categories shall NOT be allotted to candidates belonging to other categories.
  • • Leprosy-cured candidates who are otherwise fit to pursue the course are also included in PwD category.

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design UCEED- B.Des. Application FAQ

1) Who can apply for B. Des. admissions?

UCEED qualified candidates who have completed their XII Board Examination (or equivalent) can apply for B. Des.

2) Is there a separate application? Or is it part of the UCEED application?

It is a separate application. The online application form will be provided on the UCEED website after the UCEED results are announced. For more details refer to Admissions.

3) Should I have to qualify for JEE (Main) or JEE (Adv) to be eligible for admission to the B. Des. programme?

No. UCEED is the only qualifying exam for admission to the B. Des. programme at IIT Bombay.

4) Am I allowed to change branch after getting admitted to B.Des?

No,you are not allowed.

5) I belong to a reserved category. Am I eligible for the Open Seats?

Yes, provided you have an Open Rank. Open Category seats are Open to everyone, that is, both non-reserved and reserved categories of candidates.

6) I have got Open Rank 'xyz' or OBC-NCL Rank 'abc'. Will I get IIT Bombay?

We will strictly NOT entertain such questions, so please don't send them. We will neither advice you on your chances nor speculate on what might or might not happen with this year's admissions before it happens.

7) My birth date is only a few days/weeks/months/years short of the age eligibility criteria. Can you make an exemption for me?

No.you are not allowed.

8) Why is UCEED not held in my city? Can you have a center in my city?

Conducting a national level exam is a massive exercise. The UCEED 2017 Committee carefully considered all logistical and operational factors, including information based on UCEED 2015 & 2016 applicants, before deciding on the 19 cities where UCEED 2017 will be held. In addition to the 14 cities where UCEED 2016 was held, 5 new cities have been added for UCEED 2017.

9) I made a mistake while filling up the application form. What should I do?

Send an email to uceed@iitb.ac.in with details related to your application (registration number, candidate name, and mobile phone number) and describing clearly the nature of the mistake. Where possible we will rectify the mistake, or advise you on what to do next. However do note that it will entirely be the responsibility of the candidate to provide the correct information regarding the category, the qualifying examination (XII Class or equivalent), and the date of birth in the application form.

10) I filled up the application form, but I was unable to complete the fee payment successfully. What should I do?

There could be several reasons for this, including, but not limited to slow internet speed leading to time-outs, bad connection to the payment gateway, conflicting browser settings or browser compatibility. When a payment error occurs, and you are unable to go back to retry payment, make sure you are using the recommended browsers and versions, clear your browser cookies and cache or try using a different browser altogether.
If the problem persists, you can either call us at the contact numbers given in website, or send an email to uceed@iitb.ac.in with details related to your application (registration number, candidate name and mobile phone number) and describing clearly the nature of the problem. All the problems related to the payment for each and every candidate will be sorted out before the last date of application submission.

11) Besides the photo & signature, what other documents should I upload at the time of applying for UCEED?

For complete details of documents required for UCEED application :-

  • A recent colour photograph of full frontal (face) view, with the head centred in the frame covering 70-80% of the photograph and taken within the last six months. The photograph should be such that it allows unambiguous identification of the candidate (only JPEG image formats with file extension .jpg will be accepted).
  • Scanned copy of candidate’s full signature on white paper (only JPEG image formats with file extension .jpg will be accepted).
  • Qualifying examination certificate (XII marksheet), if appeared in 2016 (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).
  • Proof of Date of Birth. This could be copy of birth certificate, or copy of passport, or copy of Aadhaar Card or copy of X class marksheet/school leaving certificate showing DOB (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).
  • For candidates appearing in 2017, a certificate from the school/college principal in the given format (Annexure 1) should be uploaded (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted). The address, email and phone number to be filled in the form are that of the school/college. After you have scanned and uploaded the PDF of Annexure 1, keep the form safe. The same form is to be produced in original, as the photo ID along with the Admit Card at the examination centre on examination day.

12) I am an OBC candidate. Can I apply under the OBC category?

There is NO reservation under the OBC category. ONLY OBC candidates with the NCL (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate can apply under the OBC-NCL category. OBC candidates WITHOUT the NCL certificate must apply under the OPEN category.

13) I cannot get the valid OBC-NCL certificate before the application deadline. Can I upload my OBC certificate instead?

No. Applications under the OBC-NCL category without the valid certificate will be rejected, just as any other application under their respective reserved categories will be rejected without the valid certificate.

14) I do not have a birth certificate for proof of date of birth. What should I do?

If you do not have a birth certificate you can upload copy of passport, or copy of Aadhaar Card or copy of X class marksheet/school leaving certificate showing your DOB.

15) I am a foreign national or a NRI/PIO/OCI card holder. Is there a separate quota for people like me?

No. You will have to qualify in UCEED and fulfill all the eligibility criteria required by Indian citizens.

List of Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design UCEED- B.Des. 2017 Centers (Expected)

State City Mode of Exam
Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad Online
Assam Guwahati Online
Bihar Patna Online
Chandigarh Chandigarh Online
Chhattisgarh Raipur Online
Gujarat Ahmedabad Online
Karnataka Bengaluru Online
Kerala Kozhikode Online
Madhya Pradesh Indore Online
Maharashtra Mumbai Online
Maharashtra Nagpur Online
Maharashtra Pune Online
Orissa Bhubaneshwar Online
Rajasthan Jaipur Online
Tamil Nadu Chennai Online
Uttar Pradesh Kanpur Online
West Bengal Kolkata Online
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram Online
Delhi Delhi Online