UCEED 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Thamanna Abdul Latheef updated on : 14 Sep 2017

Candidates interested in taking UCEED 2018 should check the eligibility criteria they need to meet. Check it here!

UCEED 2018 is an entrance exam conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, under the guidance of the UCEED Admission Committee 2018. It is open to all nationals (Indian as well as foreign nationals). It is important for candidates to meet UCEED 2018 Eligibility Criteria to pursue Bachelor’s of Design programme offered at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) and Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM). From age to qualification, minimum percentage in the previous exam, there are many requirements candidates need to meet to appear for UCEED 2018 exam and get admission one of India's reputed designing colleges/ institutes. Usually, the exam conducting body releases the exam notification and advertisement with all the details from the application process to the dates, eligibility criteria, UCEED application fee, and exam centres. Candidates can check these details by visiting the official website. 

You can also read UCEED eligibility criteria 2018 here to ensure that you meet all the conditions and qualify to register for UCEED exam 2018. 

UCEED 2018 Important Dates:

UCEED releases the admission calendar with all the important dates. Candidates should keep an eye on the official website to ensure that they get all the updates at the right time. For now, you can check tentative UCEED 2018 important dates here. Mark these dates on your calendar and check the official website regularly to apply for UCEED 2018 exam before the last date. 

UCEED 2018 Tentative Calendar



Dates (Tentative)


Commencement of online application form

3rd week of October 2017


Last date for submission of application form without late fee

2nd week of November 2017


Last date for submission of application form with late fee

2nd week of November 2017


Issue of Admit Card

4th week of December 2017


Last date for rectification of discrepancies in the admit card

2nd week of January 2018


Date of Examination

4th week of January 2018


Publication of Draft Answer Key

4th week of January 2018


Last date for sending Comments about Draft Answer Key

4th week of January 2018


Result Declaration

3rd week of February 2018


Downloading of Score Card

4th week of February 2018


Application for B.Des programme

2nd week of June 2018


First Round Seat Allotment

1st week of July 2018


Second Round Seat Allotment

2nd week of July 2018


Third Round Seat Allotment

3rd week of July 2018


UCEED 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

The candidates who are seeking admission to design colleges/universities under UCEED 2018 should fulfill certain criteria for eligibility. The eligibility criteria for UCEED 2018 is nothing but a set of requirements the authorities want candidates to meet. The eligibility criteria for UCEED 2018 are as follows:

Criterion 1: Age Limit

The OPEN/OBC-NCL Candidate should have born on or after October 1, 1997, and SC/ST/PwD Candidates should have born on or after October 1, 1992.

Criterion 2: No. of Attempts:

Candidate can attempt UCEED 2018 maximum of two times that and that too in consecutive years.

Criterion 3: Qualifying Examination

Candidate should have passed the qualifying examination (Class 12 or equivalent) in 2017 or appearing in 2018.  Candidates from all streams are eligible

Criterion 4: Nationality

All nationals can apply for UCED 2018.

Note: Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2016 are not eligible for UCEED 2018.

UCEED 2018 Exam Pattern:

UCEED exam pattern 2018 consists of the structure of the paper including subjects, exam duration, marks allotted, negative marking and type of questions. Exam pattern of UCEED 2018 will help the students make an effective study plan while paying attention to all the subjects and topics. 

Mode of Examination: Online mode

Number of Questions: The test will have total 80 questions of maximum 300 marks.

Type of Questions: Type of questions in each section will vary from each other.

  • Section A will have 20 questions of Numerical Answer Type (NAT).
  • Section B contains total 20 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ).
  • Section C contains 40 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).

Number of Sections: 3 sections (A, B and C.)

Exam Duration: 3 hours

Marking Scheme: Each correct answer in Section A will carry 4 marks, Section B carries 4 marks for each right answer and for Section C, 3 marks will be given for each correct response.

Negative Marking: There is a negative marking of 1 mark in section C only.

Stay tuned to htcampus.com for more updates on UCEED 2018.  

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