UCEED 2020: Counselling, Seat Allotment & Admission Dates

The Examination of UCEED 2020 has been conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. This national level entrance test was held under the guidance of UCEED Admissions committee. The examination was organized for admission into undergraduate design courses. Based on the UCEED scores, admission is going to be offered to several partaking institutions such as IIT Bombay, IIITDM Jabalpur and IIT Guwahati. Here are major details of UCEED 2020 including exam date, eligibility criteria, exam pattern syllabus etc. let’s have a look….

UCEED 2020: Application Form

The Application form of UCEED 2020 is going to be available from 9th October 2019 through online mode on the official site. Candidates were asked to fill their application with correct educational and personal information which were asked in the form. Candidates were also given instructions for uploading the documents, signatures as well as their photograph in the application form. The last date for submitting the application form with late fee was 16th November 2019.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates with the Indian nationality were allowed to apply in the examination, however, foreign and OCI/PIO candidates can also apply for UCEED 2020. As far as the age is concerned, applying candidates should have born on or after October 1, 1995. The exception in age was given to certain categories such as SC/ST/PWD and they should have been born on or after October 1, 1990.

The education qualification of the applying candidates must be 10th and 12th pass from any recognized board in the year 2020. In addition to that, the candidates who are still in 12th level can also apply for this examination.

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Exam Date

Here is the complete list of all the important dates, including exam date of UCEED 2020:

Events Dates 2020
Online Application Form release 9th October 2019
Last date for application submission 15th November 2019
Last date of registration with late fee 20th November 2019
Admit card Availability 27th December 2019
Exam Date 18th January 2020
Answer key 21st January 2020
Result Declaration 13th March 2020
Cut off marks 23rd March 2020
Application form for B.Des programmes 8th to 30th June 2020
Seat allotment for 1st round 9th July 2020
Seat allotment for 2nd round 19th July 2020
Seat allotment for 3rd round 27th July 2020

Exam Pattern

The UCEED 2020 Exam has been conducted on 18th January 2020 in an online mode having 3 sections in total. Section A included Numerical answer type questions, Section B included Multiple select questions and Section C included Multiple choice questions.

The question paper comprised of the total number of 69 questions in the question paper of 300 marks for which students got three hours to solve the question paper. The question paper was only available in English.


The syllabus of UCEED 2020 has been released online for several topics such as Visualization and Spatial ability; Observation and design sensitivity; Environmental and social awareness; Analytical and logical reasoning Language and creativity; Design thinking and problem-solving. The complete syllabus was made available online at the official site.

Preparation Tips

Check your complete syllabus, and review the exam and marking pattern. Prepare a time table by dividing several topics from your syllabus and follow it thoroughly. Make short notes to learn hard topics by writing down easy keywords. If you want to make sure and analyse your preparation then you must solve the sample papers or previous year papers.

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Answer Key

The answer key of UCEED Answer Key has been released on the official online portal on 21st January 2020. For any issue and dissatisfaction, candidates were also asked to challenge the answer key. The final answer key of the examination has been released on 4th February 2020.

Cut-Off Marks

On 23rd March 2020, the UCEED Cut off was released by the board soon after the result declaration. In order to qualify the test, the students must achieve equal or more than minimum qualifying marks. The cut-off marks vary for various category candidates. After this process, the eligible candidates can appear for the counselling process.

Cut off marks has been prepared on the basis of several factors such as total seats available, the difficulty level of exam, total candidates appearing for the test, total candidates qualifying the exam, among many.

Application Fee

The application fee for UCEED 2020 can be paid via online mode with additional Rs.500 in case of late fee. The fee has been divided as per to the categories of the candidates.

Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI)

Category Application Fee
Female candidates from all categories Rs. 3000
For ST/SC/PwD/Female candidates Rs. 1500

Foreign Nationals

Category Application Fee
Candidates from SAARC countries USD 200
Candidates from Non-SAARC countries USD 325

Admit Card

The admit card of UCEED has been published a few days before the exam was started. The date for the release of admit card was on 27th December 2019 at the official site. All the candidates were asked to check and download their admit card from the online portal by entering their login credentials such as their user id and password. Admit card is an important document that is required on the day of examination. The admit card of UCEED entrance test includes all the major details about the candidate and the examination such as date, time, centre etc. Candidates were asked to bring the valid ID proof along with their admit card for the verification of their identity. Without admit card, no candidate was allowed to enter the examination centre.

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As soon as the examination was held, the result for UCEED 2020 entrance test has been released within months on 13th March 2020. The result has been declared online and candidates were asked to get the access through keying in their Email id and password for successful login. The successful candidates in this national level entrance test have been offered admission into several undergraduate design courses.


After the announcement of UCEED 2020 results, all the candidates who have qualified the cut-off marks have been called for the counselling process. The students will get the admission on the basis of candidates’ eligibility, the course that he/she has applied for, rank and scores scored in the entrance test etc. and the seat will be allotted to them. At the end of the process, the documents of each and every selected candidate will be verified thoroughly.

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