UCEED 2023 Registration (Application Open), Exam (Jan 22), Syllabus, Eligibility Pattern, Check Latest Updates

  • By Bhavya Thakkar
  • 22 November 2022
UCEED 2023 Registration, Exam (Jan 22), Eligibility, Syllabus

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UCEED is the abbreviation of the Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design. IIT Bombay conducts this entrance for admission into its Bachelor of Design or B.Des course. Many other institutions also accept the UCEED score, and here is a list.

  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Hyderabad
  • IIT Guwahati
  • IIITDM Jabalpur

If you want to take up a B.Des course in any of these institutions, you must clear the UCEED exam. But that is not all. UCEED 2023 qualifiers have to apply separately for B.Des admission through the joint seat allocation process. 

To know more about UCEED and related information, keep reading this article. 

UCEED Syllabus

UCEED 2023 will have two parts — Part A and B. For a detailed syllabus description, we suggest you go through the UCEED Brochure.

UCEED Part - A will include the following topics:

  • Visualisation and spatial ability
  • Observation and design sensitivity
  • Environmental and social awareness
  • Analytical and logical reasoning
  • Language and creativity
  • Design thinking and problem-solving

UCEED Part - B syllabus will include only one question from Drawing.

UCEED Examination

If you plan to appear for the UCEED 2023, mark the exam dates on your calendar. The UCEED 2023 will be conducted on January 22, 2023, from 9 AM - 12 noon. The UCEED admit card for 2023 will be released on January 13. Know that the UCEED Part A is an online written exam, and Part B is an offline drawing exam.

Here is some more detail about the examination.

UCEED Eligibility

Appearing candidates must not be born before October 1, 1998. Age relaxation of 5 years is allowed only for students belonging to SC, ST, and PwD categories. The candidate should have successfully cleared the 10+2 or equivalent exam in 2022 from a recognised board, or the candidate should be appearing for the qualifying examination for the first time in 2023.

[Students from ALL STREAMS (Science, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) are eligible.]

UCEED 2023 Registration

The UCEED 2023 registration process started on September 30, and the deadline (without a late fee) is November 9. Candidates will still be able to register for the UCEED 2023 after 9th November, but a late fee of ₹500 will be charged. Candidates can submit applications till November 16, 2022.

Follow these steps to register for UCEED 2023 — 

For online registration,

  • Click on the registration link to reach the registration form. Fill out all the details like valid email id and mobile number. 
  • On successful registration, an applicant account will be created. 
  • Now that you have successfully opened a user account, you can fill out the application form.
  • The application form has sections like personal, academic, and contact details. Candidates have to fill in all the sections. 
  • Candidates need to select THREE exam cities in the order of priority. 
  • Upload documents; upload documents like your signature, photograph, date of birth proof, and qualifying exam certificates in the prescribed format.
  • Pay the application fee online using a debit/credit card or bank transfer.

Important Dates & Events Related to UCEED Entrance Exam 2023



Online Registration for UCEED 2023 Start Date (Open)


Last date to submit applications (Regular)


Last date to submit applications (With late fees of INR 500)


Last date for rectification of discrepancies in admit card


UCEED admit card


UCEED 2023 exam date


Answer key objection window

24-Jan-2023 to 26-Jan-2023 (5 pm)

UCEED Draft answer key


UCEED final answer key


Release of Cut-off marks for Part-A


UCEED 2022 result


Scorecard download

11-Mar-2023 to 13-June-2023

Submission of Online Application for BDes Programme

14-Mar-2023 to 31-Mar-2023

UCEED seat allotment round 1


UCEED seat allotment round 2


UCEED seat allotment round 3


Supplementary Allotment - Round I

To be notified

Supplementary Allotment - Round II

To be notified

Last date to withdraw/cancel provisionally allotted seat

To be notified

To Conclude

Before we wrap this piece, we hope it answers your doubts regarding UCEED 2023. And if you find the UCEED a bit too daunting after going through all the information, do not worry. We will tell you how to become a graphic designer without going to IITs. You can get admission into NIFTs or the National Institute of Fashion Technology. 

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UCEED 2023 Exam - FAQs

  • What is the UCEED exam?

UCEED, or the Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design, is an entrance examination conducted by IIT Bombay. Pursuant to a B.Des degree or Bachelor of Design need to take this entrance to get into IITs. 

  • How to prepare for UCEED?

If you plan to sit for the UCEED, you must go through the syllabus and get yourself well acquainted with the subjects. You can go through model question papers or mock questions to prepare yourself for the UCEED. 

  • Is UCEED tough?

UCEED is a national-level entrance examination for admission into some of the elite colleges of India — IITs. Therefore, the filtration of talent is particularly important, and the standard should be high.

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