UCEED 2021 - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay has announced the UCEED seat allotment 2021 result for 1st round on April 10 in online mode. The shortlisted candidates will receive the provisional allotment letters from the UCEED Office in their registered email addresses. . IIT Bombay will announced the result of UCEED seat allotment 2021 for 2nd and 3rd round on May 10 and June 10 respectively. UCEED 2021 was successfully conducted on January 17 from 9 am to 12 noon in multiple exam centres. IIT Bombay announced the UCEED 2021 result on March 10 in online mode. Qualified candidates will be offered admission to the UCEED 2021 participating institutes and result sharing institutes. Aspiring students can go through the UCEED 2021 article to know more details such as examination dates, eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, result etc.

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What is UCEED?

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) is a national level exam conducted by IIT Bombay every year to offer admission to the eligible candidates in B.Des programmes at colleges accepting UCEED scores and result sharing institute. Since the exam is appeared by the maximum number of candidates, procuring admission in the dream design colleges may be an arduous task. Practising the UCEED previous year question paper helps the students to understand the question format of the entrance test.

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The institute released the official notification of UCEED 2021 on September 9 on its official website. Candidates who fulfilled the UCEED eligibility criteria 2021 can fill the application form by providing the required documents and details. Candidates could fill the application form of UCEED from September 9 to November 17. Candidates are shortlisted based on the marks obtained in Part A. Candidates could register for UCEED 2021 counselling and seat allotment from March 13 to March 31 in online mode.

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UCEED 2021 Result

IIT Bombay has declared the UCEED result 2021 on March 10. Students can check the result by providing the requisite details in the login window. The concerned authority will also provide the scorecard of UCEED for the qualified candidates. UCEED scorecard will contain the name of the candidates, marks obtained in Part A and B, overall score, etc. The scorecard of UCEED will be valid for a period of one year from the date of result announcement.

UCEED 2021 Cutoff

UCEED cutoff 2021 (๐›ฟ) for Part-A marks to shortlist candidates for the open category will be ๐œ‡ + (๐œŽโ„2) = ๐›ฟ, where ๐œ‡ and ๐œŽ are the average marks and standard deviation of the distribution of marks obtained by all the candidates in Part-A of UCEED 2021. The ๐œ‡ and ๐œŽ will be rounded off after the first decimal place. The candidates belonging to the reserved categories shall have to fulfil a relaxed cut-off mark, which will be 0.9๐›ฟ for OBC-NCL, 0.9๐›ฟ for EWS, 0.5๐›ฟ for SC/ST and 0.5๐›ฟ for PwD, where ๐›ฟ is the cut-off mark for OPEN category. The concerned authorities will release the UCEED 2021 cutoff which specified the minimum qualifying marks. Students must score the minimum qualifying marks or above it to consider admission in B.Des courses. The cutoff of UCEED will vary for different categories. The factors which are taken into account while determining UCEED cutoff 2021 are as follows.

  • Number of candidates appeared in the entrance test

  • Candidates performance in the entrance test

  • The difficulty level of the examination

  • Number of seat intake

  • Previous year cutoff trends

UCEED 2021 - Overview



Name of the exam

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design

Commonly Known As


Conducting Body

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Mode of the Registration


Mode of the Examination


Level of the Examination


Category of the Examination


Duration of the Examination

Three hours

UCEED 2021 - Examination Date

Aspiring students are advised to trace the examination dates of UCEED to avoid missing any crucial events. The important dates of UCEED are as follows.

Examination Date of UCEED 2021



Release of UCEED 2021 Official Notification

September 9, 2020

Start date to fill UCEED Application form 2021

September 9, 2020

Due date for UCEED Registration without late fee

October 10, 2020

October 17, 2020

October 24, 2020

October 31, 2020

November 10, 2020(Extended)

Deadline to fill UCEED 2021 Application Form with late fee

October 17, 2020

October 24, 2020

October 31, 2020

November 7, 2020

November 12, 2020

November 15, 2020

November 17, 2020 (Extended)

Release of UCEED Admit Card 2021

January 01, 2021 onwards

Last date to rectify UCEED Admit Card

January 7, 2021

Availability of UCEED 2021 Mock Test

January 6, 2021

UCEED 2021

January 17, 2021

Release of UCEED Draft Answer Key 2021

January 21, 2021

Issue of Response Sheet

January 21, 2021

End Date to Challenge UCEED Provisional Answer Key

January 24, 2021

Issue of UCEED Final Answer Key

January 31, 2021

Declaration of UCEED 2021 Result

March 10, 2021

Availability of UCEED Scorecard 2021

March 10, 2021

Registration for UCEED Counselling

March 13 - March 31, 2021

UCEED 2021 Eligibility Criteria

IIT Bombay prescribed the eligibility criteria of UCEED which include all the parameters to be fulfilled by the candidates. No candidate will be allowed to appear in the entrance exam if they fail to meet the UCEED eligibility criteria 2021. Aspiring students are advised to go through the criteria prescribed before filling the registration form. The specified UCEED 2021 eligibility criteria are mentioned below.

  • Candidates must pass 10 + 2 exams or any equivalent examination from a recognised board. Students must have Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics subjects in their qualifying exam.

  • Aspirants from the general category must be born on or after October 1, 1996. However, students from SC/ST/PwD candidates are eligible to apply if they are born on or after October 1, 1989.

  • Aspirants can appear UCEED entrance test multiple times.

UCEED 2021 Application Form

Aspirants could fill the application form of UCEED from September 9 to November 17, 2020, in online mode. Students must keep the required documents and information in preparation before filling the UCEED 2021 application form. While filling the registration form aspiring students must provide the required documents and information completely. The steps to fill the UCEED application form 2021 are as follows.

Step 1 - Registration

Step 2 - Fill the required information in the application form

Step 3 - Upload the requisite documents in the specified format

Step 4 - Pay the Registration fee

Step 5 - Submit the UCEED 2021 Application form

Step 6 - Download the fully furnished registration form and take a printout of the same

UCEED 2021 Admit Card

The examination cell has issued the UCEED 2021 admit card on January 1. Students must keep in mind that no hard copy of the hall ticket will be sent through post or registered email id. Aspirants can download the UCEED admit card 2021 by entering the login id and password in the login window. UCEED hall tickets will be available for download till the day of examination. If candidates find any discrepancies in the UCEED admit card then they must immediately report to the concerned authorities for modification. UCEED 2021 admit card is an important document that candidates will have to carry it to the test centres along with a valid identity card.

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UCEED 2021 Exam Centres

The exam centres of UCEED are the cities where the entrance will be conducted. IIT Bombay has mentioned that students must at least three exam centres at the time of UCEED registration. While choosing the UCEED exam centres 2021, students must select those cities where they can reach conveniently. UCEED 2021 exam centres are given in the table below.

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UCEED 2021 Exam Pattern

IIT Bombay specified the exam pattern of UCEED which includes all the parameters of the entrance test. Students must be aware of UCEED exam pattern 2021 so that they can prepare accordingly. Prior to the entrance test, candidates must acquaint themselves with the doโ€™s and don'ts of UCEED 2021 . The exam patterns of UCEED 2021 are mentioned in the table below.

Exam Pattern of UCEED



Exam Duration

Three hours

Medium of the language


Mode of the Examination

Part A - Online

Part B - Offline

Maximum Marks



Part A

  • Section A: Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

  • Section B: Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

  • Section C: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

  • Part B

  • This part contains one question which the candidate's drawing skills will be evaluated.

UCEED 2021 Syllabus

UCEED Syllabus 2021 includes all the topics in which the question of the entrance test will be framed. Candidates must go through the UCEED 2021 syllabus to know all the important topics which they must focus on. UCEED syllabus will help the aspirants at the time of preparation. The stipulated UCEED 2021 syllabus is given below.

UCEED Syllabus 2021 - Part A

  • Visualization and Spatial Ability

  • Observation and Design Sensitivity

  • Environmental and Social Awareness

  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • Language and Creativity

  • Design Thinking and Problem Solving

UCEED 2021 Syllabus - Part B

  • Drawing

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UCEED 2021 Sample Paper

UCEED sample paper 2021 is a set of questions that contain all the questions which were already asked in the previous yearโ€™s. Students must solve the UCEED 2021 question papers to acquaint with the questions formats and difficulty level of the exam. Aspirants must solve the sample papers to tackle the UCEED entrance exam easily. UCEED sample papers along with the answer key are given in the table below.

UCEED Sample Paper 2021


Question Paper

Answer Key

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UCEED 2017

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UCEED 2016

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UCEED 2015

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UCEED 2021 Mock Test

IIT Bombay provided the mock test of UCCED on January 6 in online mode. Aspiring students must practice the UCEED mock test 2021 to be aware of the type of questions asked in each section. By solving the UCEED mock test, students will be able to know how to review the answers of every question and how to move to the next questions from each section. Students can only practice mock tests of UCEED only on a desktop or laptop computer but not on a mobile phone.

UCEED 2021 Exam Analysis

IIT Bombay successfully conducted UCEED 2021 on January 17 from 9 am to 12 noon in various exam cities. Test-takers were given a maximum of 180 minutes to solve 69 questions. Candidates who appeared for the exam found Part A of the question paper slightly tricky. Numerical answer type questions are comparatively difficult to the multiple select questions.

UCEED 2021 Answer Key

IIT Bombay provided the draft UCEED 2021 answer key for part A on January 21 along with the response sheet. Students can download the provisional UCEED answer key 2021 and match with their answer sheet. By comparing the draft answer key, candidates will be able to know how many questions that they answer correctly. Through UCEED answer key aspirants can calculate the estimated score. In case if candidates find any discrepancies in the provisional UCEED 2021 answer key, then they can challenge it till January 24. However, while commenting the answer key candidates must provide enough proof to support their answer key. The examination cell will release the final UCEED answer key 2021 after gathering all the comments from the students on January 31, 2020

UCEED 2021 Counselling and Seat Allotment

The qualified candidates could register for UCEED counselling and seat allotment 2021 from March 13 to March 31. The fee for the registration of UCEED 2021 counselling and seat allotment is Rs 1000. IIT Bombay announced the UCEED counselling and seat allotment result for the 1st round on April 10 in online mode.

UCEED 2021 Seat Allotment

Based on the rank, category and choice of the institute, students will be allotted seat. There will be three rounds of UCEED depending on the total number of seats that are available. At the time of UCEED seat allotment 2021, students can float or freeze the option. Students will have to pay the admission fee in online mode in order to confirm the seats

UCEED 2021 Participating Institutes

The participating institutes are the institute which will offer admission through UCEED. Students can choose the preference for participating institutes of UCEED at the time of registration for counselling. UCEED participating Institutes 2021 are mentioned in the table below.

UCEED Participating Institute

Name of the participating institute

IIT Guwahati

IIT Bombay

IIITDM Jabalpur

IIT Hyderabad

Result Sharing Institutes

Name of the Participating Institutes

Nirma University, Ahmedabad

World University of Design

Chitkara University

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru

Anant National University, Ahmedabad

VIT University, Vellore

Lovely Professional University, Phagwara

UPES, Dehradun

CIT, Kohrajhar

Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur

Delhi Technological University, Delhi

Khyati School of Design, Ahmedabad

MIT World Peace University, Pune

U.P. Institute of Design, Noida

ARCH College of Design and Business, Jaipur

Aram Centre for Art, Design and Environmental Studies, Coimbatore

Auro University, Surat

MIT-WPU School of Design, Pune

VIT, Vellore

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - UCEED 2021 : Seat Allotment Result (Out), Seat Matrix, Counselling

Question: Who conducts UCEED?


The Indian Institutes of Technology, Bombay conducts the Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) every year for all the candidates who want to pursue B.Des programmme. 

Question: When will the authorities release the UCEED 2021 application form?


The application form of UCEED has been released on September 9. 

Question: What is eligibility criteria for UCEED?


Candidates who wants to appear in UCEED should have passed 12 class examination or any other relevant examination in the 2020 or 2021.

Question: If my birth date is merely a few days short of the eligibility criteria, will I be able to still apply for UCEED?


Candidates who did not meet age criteria were not allowed to apply for UCEED 2021. The application form of such candidates were liable to get rejected. 

Question: If I am not able to pay the fee for UCEED application form 2021, then what should I do?


It is advisable that you use the recommended browser while filling the application form and paying the fees. 

Question: Do I have the option to appear in the UPSC exam if I have pursued B.Des


Yes, you can appear in the UPSC as well as in other competitive exams if you have pursued B.Des. 

Question: How are the ranks determined in UCEED exam ?


The ranks are awarded to the candidates on the basis of the marks scored by them in the entrance exam as well as on the basis of the category to which they belong.  There are four categories such as the Open category, PwD category and reserved category. 

Question: Will I lose my seat if I do not freeze it if I did not get an upgraded allotment in the next round?


Your seat will remain afloat till the third round and it is after that it will be automatically frozen.  If any round is held after the third round then in such a case allotment will be done but there will be freezing of seats. 

Question: Till when can I withdraw a seat ?


You can withdraw the seat till the last date of third round of seat acceptance. 

Question: What is the seat allotment process in the supplementary round?


If the seats are left vacant after the third round of seat allotment, then in such a case candidates will be allotted depending on the category and the rank that they have secured. In the supplementary round, allotment will close at least one day before the day for reporting and registration to the institute.  

Question: What is the end date to fill the UCEED 2021 Application form?


Students could fill the application form till November 10, 2020, without late fee. With late fee candidates could fill till the  UCEED registration form 2021 from November 11 to 17. 

Question: When will the authority release the admit card of UCEED?


 IIT Bombay issued UCEED 2021 admit card to the eligible candidates who successfully registered the application form of UCEED. UCEED admit card 2021 has released on January 1, 2021

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can i start preparing for uceed 2025 from now? and if yes then where should i start from ?

ayan mukherjee 16th Apr, 2021

Dear aspirant,

If you would tell currently what you are doing or in which class you are studying then I would be able to tell you the perfect time to prepare for uceed. First of all if you want to uceed you need to see sketches or designs of cars how they are made. See you tube videos.

For more information you can check out the link given below-




Abhinandhinee 3rd Apr, 2021


There are no separate seats reserved for ST (Female) category in UCEED. They will come under ST category. For ST candidates, 7.5% seats are reserved. The distribution of available seats in Bachelor of Design (BDes) programmes in each college for the academic year 2021-2022 are as follows:

  • IIT Bombay - 3 seats
  • IIT Guwahati - 4 seats
  • IIT Hyderabad - 1 seat
  • IIITDM Jabalpur - 5 seats

For more information, you can go to this link: http://www.uceed.iitb.ac.in/2021/bdesseats.html

I hope this helps.


I got 31st (category rank) in uceed . Can I expect a seat in IDC ?

Rishu Gupta 29th Mar, 2021

Hi Aspirant,

As per your rank and previous year cutoff, IIT Bombay cutoff for IDC School of design is 21 in first round if counselling.

Cutoff rank is 22 in second round of counselling.

And cutoff rank is 32 in third round of counselling. So, you have a chance to get this college if cutoff rank imgoes beyond 31.

To know more about your chances of getting other colleges check out the link below: https://design.careers360.com/articles/uceed-rank-list


i have SC rank of 74 in UCEED, which college can i get?

Abir Gayen 28th Mar, 2021

Hi Aspirant,

As per the last year's cutoff the cutoff for IITDM Jabalpur was 85 and above for general category .So being SC you can easily get there.You have also chance for IIT Guwahati and Hyderabad since the SC rank of those colleges stays around 70.

Hope this helps!!


I just entered 12 th grade and i will be writing my 12 th boards in 2022 , when do i register for NID DAT and UCEED ?

darshita 15th Mar, 2021


NID DAT is a pen paper-based exam, which is conducted in two stages for B.Des and M.Des. While Stage 1 is for Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims and stage 2 is for Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains.

  • So if you complete your 10+2 you can apply for the exam. The candidates who have passed 10+2 in any stream Arts, Science, Commerce, Humanities from any recognized board such as CBSE, ICSE, IB or equivalent are eligible to apply.

Now talking about UCEED

  • Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) is conducted by IIT Bombay under the guidance of the UCEED-CEED .
  • According to the eligibility criteria of UCEED 2022, Open/ EWS/ OBC-NCL category candidates must be born on or after October 1, 1997. Whereas SC, ST or PwD category get the relaxation of five years.


You can refer to this link for more information.

Hope this helps!!!

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