UCEED Previous Year's Exam Analysis

Thamanna Abdul Latheef updated on : 14 Sep 2017

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED 2018) is conducted every year By IIT Bombay. Know all about UCEED 2018.

UCEED Previous Year's Exam Analysis

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design 2018 (UCEED 2018) will be conducted By Indian Institute of Technology Bombay under UCEED Admissions Committee 2018. Candidates who aspire to take admission in the Bachelor Degree programme in Design (B. Des) at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) and Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur (IIITDMJ) need to appear for the UCEED examination.

UCEED 2017 Exam Analysis

UCEED 2017 was conducted in online mode by IIT Bombay in January 2017. It was a computer based test of 3 hours duration. The analysis of the exam explains the exam in a total. The candidates can check the UCEED 2017 exam analysis here.

Students' Reaction on UCEED 2017

As per aspirants, the question paper seemed to be easy and almost similar to that of 2016 paper. When students started attempting the paper, they found it difficult to complete in the given time. There are 3 sections in UCEED. For the first two sections (section A & B) there is no negative marking scheme whereas the third section (section C) has negative marking for each wrong answer.

  • Section A had 20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions
  • Section B had a total of 20 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
  • Section C had 40 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

students found Section A, NAT (Numerical Aptitude Test) time-consuming and a bit lengthier while the remaining sections were as usual. Some of the questions in the MSQ (Multiple Selection Questions) section were tricky while comparing to that of other sections.

UCEED 2017 Analysis of Exam Topics:

Several unexpected questions from Probability (Mathematics) appeared this time for the exam. A total of 85 questions were asked from the English section and most of the questions were tricky. The priority was given to Design and Aptitude questions. Questions from Verbal, Spatial and Mechanical Ability topics especially involving images appeared as expected in a very good number.

Overall, the question paper covered broad topics which gave the platform for everyone to secure good marks. Some aspirants said they did well in NAT, while others performed well in MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) and MSQ sections. So, there are chances that the average marking and maximum marks would remain just like in the previous year.

UCEED 2018 Exam Expectations:

UCEED 2017 exam analysis will be helpful for the candidates preparing for UCEED 2018 exam. By going through the analysis given here, candidates will be able to give their UCEED exam preparation a right direction. The only reason behind the analysis of UCEED 2017 exam is to give you some idea of the topics covered and the type of questions asked in the examination. Further, based on the feedback of students, you can also make your UCEED 2018 preparation strategies for various sections.

UCEED 2018 Syllabus:

After going through the difficulty level of UCEED 2017 exam, the next step is to make your own study plan for UCEED 2018. But how can you make a study plan until you check UCEED 2018 exam syllabus? So given below is the syllabus for UCEED 2018 for the candidates who are looking forward to taking this exam to get admission in some of the top design institutes in India. 

UCEED 2018 exam syllabus will majorly cover six topics given in the list below. To get an idea of the type of question asked from these topics, candidates should go through previous year question papers.

  • Visualization and Spatial Ability
  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning
  • Observation and Design Sensitivity
  • Language and Creativity
  • Environmental and Social Awareness
  • Design Thinking and Problem-Solving

UCEED 2018 Exam pattern:

UCEED exam pattern gives you an idea of the type of questions asked, exam duration, marks, negative marking and number of sections. UCEED exam pattern 2018 will help you prepare well for the exam even before you appear for it. 

Mode of Examination: Online mode

Number of Questions: The test will have a total of 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 will have total 20 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ).
  • Section C will have 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 will carry 4 marks for each right answer and for Section C, 3 marks will be given for each correct response.

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

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