About

Admissions to the Bachelor of Design (BDes) programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Roorkee and IIITDM Jabalpur are done through the Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED). Many institutes also recognize the UCEED Score Card for admissions to their BDes program

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay:

The Organizing Institute Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is an institution of national importance established through an Act of Parliament to foster excellence in education. The institute is recognised worldwide as a leader in the field of education and research. Reputed for the outstanding calibre of students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the institute attracts the best students from the country for its Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral programmes. Research and academic programmes at IIT Bombay are driven by faculty members who are reputed for their research contributions international

IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay

IDC School of Design (IDC), previously known as the Industrial Design Centre at IIT Bombay, has a Bachelor of Design (BDes) programme that started in 2015. IDC now offers a four-year / eight-semester BDes programme and a five-year / ten-semester dual degree BDes + MDes programme. Students are admitted to the BDes programme after completing class XII by qualifying through the Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED). The option of shifting to a dual degree programme is available to the students at the end of their 3rd year. Both programmes are credit-based and thus offer the flexibility to progress at one's own pace. A minimum level of performance is essential for satisfactory progress. The medium of instruction is English

List of IIT Institutions

  • IIT BOMBAY
  • IIT DELHI
  • IIT GUWAHATI
  • IIT HYDERABAD
  • IIT ROORKEE
  • IITDM JABALPUR

Programmes

 BDes - 4 years

Elligibility

Criterion 1 – Age limit:

The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1999, if belonging to the OPEN/EWS/OBC-NCL category and born on or after October 1, 1994, if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

Criterion 2 – Number of attempts:

A candidate can attempt UCEED a maximum of two times, and that too in consecutive years. Note that the UCEED score is valid for one year and only for admissions in the same corresponding academic year.

Criterion 3 – Qualifying examination:

The candidate should have passed all subjects in the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2023 OR should be appearing for the qualifying examination for the first time in 2024 to be eligible for attempting UCEED 2024. Students from ALL STREAMS (Science, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) are eligible. Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination (Class XII) in 2022 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear in UCEED 2024

Application Process

  • Step 1. Click here to check the Eligibility criteria
  • Step 2. Click here to view for revised seat matrix
  • Step 3. Fill in the application form
    • Personal Details
    • Education Details
    • Institute Preferences
  • Step 4. Upload the necessary documents ?
    • Marksheet of 12th standard
    • Age Proof
    • Physical Disability Certificate ( If Applicable)
    • Caste Certificate ( If Applicable)
    • EWS Certificate ( If Applicable)
    • Nationality Certificate ( If Applicable)
    • OCI/PIO Certificate ( If Applicable)
  • Step 5. Pay Fees
  • Step 6. Submit form
  • Step 7. Print, Sign and upload signed form

Documents to be Uploaded

  • Upload scanned Caste Certificate [ OBC-NC/SC/ST ] if applicable (of type PDF) with size less than 500 kb.
  • Upload scanned PwD certificate if applicable (of type PDF) with size less than 500 kb.
  • Upload scanned Age proof certificate if applicable (of type PDF) with size less than 500 kb.
  • Upload scanned Nationality certificate if applicable (of type PDF) with size less than 500 kb.

Examination Pattern

Part-A (2 hours)
Section Type of question Number of questions Marks for correct answer Marks for wrong answer Marks for question not attempted Total marks for the section
1 Numerical Answer Type (NAT) 14 4 0 0 56
2 Multiple Select Question (MSQ) 15 Partial Marking* -1 0 60
3 Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) 28 3 -0.71 0 84
Total   57       200
 
Part-B (1 hour)
Type of question Number of questions Total marks
Sketching 1 50
Design Aptitude 1 50

Admission Process

Seat Allotment

Three rounds of seat allocation will be conducted. However, once the seats are filled, the seat allocation will be closed. Seat will be provisionally allotted based on the applicant’s All India Rank (AIR) in UCEED 2024, category, and choice of institutes. Selected candidates will be sent provisional allotment letters via their registered email, and will be directed to an online payment system to remit the Seat Acceptance Fee of ₹ 60,000 (Rupees Sixty Thousand only) for GEN/EWS/OBC-NCL and ₹ 15,000/- (Rupees Fifteen Thousand only) for SC/ST/PwD.

BDes Seat Matrix for Academic Year 2023-24

  Open Open-PwD EWS EWS-PwD OBC-NCL OBC-PwD SC SC-PwD ST ST-PWD Total
IIT Bombay 15 0 3 1 10 0 5 0 2 1 37
IIT Delhi 7 0 2 0 5 1 3 0 2 0 20
IIT Guwahati 22 1 6 0 14 1 7 1 4 0 56
IIT Hyderabad 10 0 2 1 7 0 4 0 2 0 26
IIITDM Jabalpur 25 1 7 0 17 1 9 1 5 0 66
Total 79 2 20 2 53 3 28 2 15 1 205

Examination Centres

UCEED 2024 will be held in the following 27 cities in India only:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi
  • Ernakulum
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Kolkata
  • Kozhikode
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Mysuru
  • Nagpur
  • Noida
  • Panaji
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Thrissur
  • Visakhapatnam

Counselling Procedure

 

Contact Details

UCEED enquiries may be addressed to:

Chairman
UCEED-CEED Office
IIT Bombay
Powai, Mumbai 400076

Phone:
+91 22 2576 4063 / 9093 / 9094
(Monday to Friday, 09:30 – 17:30 hrs)

E-mail:
uceed@iitb.ac.in