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UCEED Admission 2025: Eligibility, Dates, Pocess, Fees

UCEED Admission 2025: Eligibility, Dates, Pocess, Fees

Edited By Team Careers360 | Updated on Jul 09, 2024 02:53 PM IST | #UCEED

The UCEED admission 2025 notification is expected in the first week of October. The UCEED entrance exam helps the candidates to pursue BDes courses in IIT and other reputed colleges. The UCEED exam is conducted by the Industrial Design Centre of IIT Bombay. BDes admission at IITs are offered under the courses like product design, interaction design, communication design ,furniture design, visual communication etc. Continue reading for detailed information on UCEED admission process 2025.

UCEED Admission Selection Process

If the students qualify the UCEED exam, and have a good rank above the cut off they can take admission into the following Indian Institute of Technology campuses - IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Hyderabad, IIIT DM Jabalpur, IIT Guwahati, and IIT Roorkee. However, apart from IITs, there are many other design colleges in India accepting CEED score. Aspirants must also fulfil the eligibility criteria to get admissions into these colleges. The students have to qualify the UCEED 2025 exam and fulfil the minimum educational qualification of 10 + 2 level or equivalent.

UCEED Admission Dates 2025

The UCEED admission dates for the year 2025 will be out soon after the notification. The students must not miss out on any of the important UCEED dates. Here are some important dates regarding the UCEED admission.

UCEED 2025 Admission Dates

UCEED Admission Process Events

UCEED Admission Process Tentative Date

Start date for Online Registration

First week of October

Last date for Online Registration with regular fee

Second week of November

Last date for Online Registration with late fee

Third week of November

Start date for Admit Card downloading

First week of January

UCEED 2025 Exam

Third week of January

Declaration of results

Second week of March

Start date for Score Card downloading

Second week of March

UCEED Admission Process 2025

The UCEED admission process into various IITs and other colleges accepting UCEED marks can be checked below. Here is a detailed UCEED admission process given step wise that the students can follow.

  • The students must fulfil the required UCEED admission eligibility which includes age requirements, minimum educational qualification, along with stream specifications.

  • The students must fill up the admission form of UCEED before the deadline along with all the correct details and relevant documents. The students must make a UCEED admission form fee payment without which their admission form will not be accepted.

  • The students must prepare for the UCEED entrance exam and secure a rank above the cutoff of the college that they want to take admission in.

  • The students who have qualified the UCEED entrance exam must sit for the counselling process. The students must register for the counselling process and upload their preferences of institution along with documents required. The students also need to pay Rs. 4000 to complete the registration.

  • After the UCEED counselling process is over the students who are allotted the seats need to pay the seat acceptance fee and further pay the UCEED admission fee to ensure that their seat is secure.

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UCEED Admission Eligibility 2025

Students who want to take admissions into the IIT must fulfil certain UCEED admission eligibility criteria. The UCEED admission criteria will be released along with the notification for the UCEED application 2025. The UCEED admission criteria include the student's minimum educational qualification and age limit. The UCEED Admission Criteria are listed below:

  • The students should be under the age of 25 on the first October of the year of admission.

  • The candidate should have qualified the UCEED and must have a valid rank.

  • The students are allowed to appear the exam only twice within 2 years of qualifying 12th class.

  • These students must have qualified the 10 + 2 level of examination or equivalent.

  • The students who want admissions into IIITDM Jabalpur must have physics chemistry mathematics/biology in the 10 + 2. The students who want admissions into IIT Guwahati and IIT Roorkee must be from science stream with physics, chemistry, and mathematics as compulsory subjects. IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Hyderabad accept students from all streams.

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UCEED Admission Form 2025

The UCEED admission procedure will start tentatively in October. The UCEED application process includes registration of the students for the exam, appearing the exam, and qualifying it followed by a counselling process. The students must follow the steps given below in order to complete their UCEED admission form.

  • The students must visit the official website of UCEED.

  • They need to fill out the details such as the candidates name mobile number and email address

  • The students need to give additional details such as address educational qualifications, parents' name and personal details.

  • Relevant documents which include recent passport size photograph, signature, educational qualification, certificate of caste/tribe/PwD certificate etc should be provided.

  • After the completion of uploading the documents, the students need to pay the UCEED admission fee for application using net banking/debit card/credit card etc. Without the payment of the application form the UCEED admission form is invalid.

  • After the UCEED admission form is completely filled out the students must submit it and download it for further reference.

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UCEED Admission Portal 2025

The UCEED admission portal is created once the application process is done. The students can login to the portail using their login credentials and check the current updates of the exam. The students can find the admit card details, results and other subsequent details on the dashboard of the admission portal.

UCEED Entrance Exam 2025

The UCEED entrance exam or IITs BDes entrance test is conducted for 3 hours to test the students' design aptitude and drawing skills. IIT Bombay conducts the UCEED entrance exam every year to select the students for B.Des admission. Once the result of UCEED admission test is out, candidates who qualify the entrance exam have to participate in the counselling process.

UCEED Admission 2025: Participating IITs

The IITs taking part in the UCEED exam admission include -

  • IIT Bombay

  • IIT Delhi

  • IIT Hyderabad

  • IIIT DM Jabalpur

  • IIT Guwahati

  • IIT Roorkee.

UCEED Admission Colleges Apart from IITs

There are several colleges apart from IITs that offer admission to courses based on th marks obtained by the students in UCEED exam.

UCEED Admission Cutoff

The cut off for various IITs should be known to the students as it will help them estimate if they can qualify for the seat or not. The UCEED cut off for round three in the IITs across India are given below fro the year 2023.

UCEED Admission Procedure: Counselling

The UCEED counselling process will start after the result has been declared. The counselling process will take place in an online mode. The students need to take the following steps for the UCEED counselling process:

  • The students must have a valid UCEED rank followed by which they can register for the counselling process through the official website.

  • The students need to login with their email id and create a password to fill out the application form for counselling.

  • They must select their preference of Institute and fill in other personal details.

  • They need to upload the documents such as photograph, signature, UCEED scorecard, qualifying examination scorecard, caste, or tribe certificate etc.

  • A payment of Rs. 4000 needs to be made as counselling fee.

  • Once the application form is submitted, they need to take a printout of the same for future reference.

UCEED Admission Allotment 2025

The UCEED seat allotment of the candidates will be done on the basis of all India rank that they have obtained. The candidates will be sent professional allotment letters through their email id and they will be directed to an online payment system in order for them to pay the seat acceptance fee which is Rs. 60,000 for General, EWS, OBC NCL and Rs 15,000 for SC, ST and PWD. The students who have not paid the seat acceptance fee will be declined admission. In the first round of the UCEED seat allotment the students can either accept (freeze) aur decline it. If the students choose to decline it, they won't be able to participate in the subsequent rounds of counselling. In the second, third, fourth or fifth round of counselling the candidates will be given a freeze/float option. If the candidates choose the freeze option it means that they have accepted the offer, and if they choose the float option it means that they are willing to accept the higher preference.

UCEED Admission Fee

The students should know about the UCEED admission fee structure for various colleges. A table below shows the fee structure of the different colleges.

UCEED participating institution

Fee Structure

IIT Bombay BDes Fees

Rs. 1,23,350

IIT Delhi BDes Fees

Rs. 1,06,250

IIT Guwahati BDes Fees

Rs. 1,54,150

IIT Hyderabad BDes Fees

Rs. 1,61,964

IIT Roorkee BDes Fees

Rs. 1,05,750

IIITDM Jabalpur BDes Fees

Rs. 1,53,300

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. Who can give UCEED 2025?

The students who have completed the 10 + 2 level of exam and are under the age of 25 in the year of admission can appear on the UCEED exam.

2. Does 12th marks matter for UCEED?

The students need to qualify the 10 + 2 level of examination however there is no restrictions on how much the score.

3. How many attempts are allowed in UCEED?

The students can appear in the UCEED entrance exam only twice.

4. Which IIT is best for design?

IIT Bombay is known to be the best for design studies.

5. Does UCEED have an interview?

No, the UCEED exam does not consist of interviews. 


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First of all congratulations for scoring such rank.

Apart from the IITs, the top colleges accepting UCEED 2024 score are listed below:

  • Tezpur University, Assam
  • Dr D Y Patil School of Design, Pune
  • Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies
  • Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI)
  • Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra
  • Dr Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University, Pune
  • Department of Design, Netaji Subhas University of Technology (NSUT), New Delhi
  • RV University, Bengaluru
  • Somaiya School of Design, Somaiya Vidyavihar University, Mumbai
  • JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur
  • CMR University, Bengaluru
  • ITM Skills University, Navi Mumbai
  • World University of Design, Sonipat
  • Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi
  • Department of Design, Shiv Nadar IoE, Delhi NCR
  • Navrachana University, Gujarat
  • MIT ID Indore - Avantika University
  • CEPT University, Ahmedabad
  • Institute of Design, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
  • MODY University of Science and Technology, Rajasthan

Predict your UCEED college at :

Hope this helps you.


IIT Bombay released the UCEED cutoff 2024 on February 8 in the form of mean and standard deviation. The mean and standard deviation for UCEED 2024 cutoff for Part A are 43.91 and 23.03 respectively.

You can check the cutoffs, eligibility and more for UCEED 2024, using the below link.


UCEED questions cover design aptitude, sketching, creativity, logical reasoning, and problem-solving. They explore visual perception, analytical and critical thinking, and general awareness of design-related topics. The exam emphasizes creativity and the common understanding while also assessing overall aptitude rather than specific academic knowledge.

I hope this helps,

Thank you

Hello aspirant,

The UCEED 2024 will be administered by IIT Bombay at the 24 testing locations most likely in the third week of January 2024. Through their UCEED Score, design aspirants will have the opportunity to enroll in several B.Des programs across the partner institutes through UCEED 2024. Every student hopes to be accepted into prestigious design institutes. Through UCEED 2024, applicants to the design profession will be able to enroll in the most esteemed design schools in India.

Top colleges accepting UCEED are given below:

To know more, please visit our site by clicking on the link provided below.

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Hello Student,

I Hope you are doing well.

UCCEED-> Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design

Conducted by- Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

UCEED conducts exams to get students for IITs and some design colleges also. IITs have seats reserved for the students coming through UCEED.

NID->National Institute of Design

Conducted by-> National Institute of Design Ahmedabad

NID Design Aptitude Test is conducted for admission in the prestigious National Institute Design (NID) campuses in Bachelors of Design (B. Des)course.

Some of the best coachings for NID and UCEED-:

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In India, there are many coaching programmes accessible, however in my opinion, creativity doesn't really blossom in a coaching programme.

The secret to passing NID, NIFT, and CEED is creativity; you may do this without depending on coaching sessions. I would advise going on a tour or travelling instead of paying hefty fees to teaching centres. If not, simply take in your surroundings. Every morning, take a stroll and study the textures and patterns of the surroundings. Try to observe and see things from your perspective wherever you go. Try to consider and analyse the issues!

I hope this helps you.

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