UCEED Exam Centers 2024: 3 New Cities Added, List of UCEED Test Centres, Reporting Time

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design 2024 ( UCEED )

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Updated on Jul 5, 2024 12:08 IST

UCEED exam centre 2024 - IIT Bombay conducted the UCEED 2024 exam in 27 cities across India.

Three new cities were added for the exam - Coimbatore, Ernakulam, and Mysuru.

An exam city can have one or more exam centres.  

The candidate had to select their choice of exam city at the time of filling out the UCEED application form. Note that it is mandatory to select THREE cities (in the order of preference).

Requests for a change in the UCEED 2024 exam centre (city) will not be entertained. 

The name and address of the exam centre allocated to the candidate will be mentioned in the UCEED admit card. The admit card would also contain details like exam-centre reporting time, the list of items allowed and barred inside the UCEED exam centre, etc.

The UCEED 2024 exam was conducted on January 21, 2024 (9 am - 12 noon).

On the day of the exam, the candidate needs to report at the exam centre as per the reporting time mentioned in the admit card. To take the exam, the candidate will need the admit card and a photo ID proof.

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 UCEED 2024 exam centre timings:

Event

Date and Timings

Reporting Time

7 am

UCEED 2024 exam timings

January 21, 2024 (9 am - 12 noon)


Note that you are not allowed to leave the exam centre until the conclusion of the exam

List of UCEED Exam Centres 2024

The list of the 27 cities where the UCEED exam will be conducted is given in the table below.   

UCEED 2024 Exam Cities

Ahmedabad

Bengaluru

Bhopal

Bhubaneswar

Chandigarh

 Chennai

Dehradun

 Delhi

 Ernakulum

Panaji

 Guwahati

 Hyderabad

Jaipur

 Lucknow

Kolkata

Kozhikode

Mumbai

Nagpur

Patna

Pune

Raipur

Thiruvananthapuram

Thrissur

Visakhapatnam

Coimbatore

Ernakulam

Mysuru

Note: Three cities, shown in bold, have been newly added.

UCEED 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of UCEED 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

21 Jan '24

Conduct of UCEED 2024 exam

05 Jan '24

Release of UCEED 2024 admit card

14 Nov '23 -

20 Nov '23

UCEED 2024 application with LATE fee

UCEED 2024 Exam Day - Item Checklist

Before appearing for the exam, candidates are advised to read the exam day instructions mentioned on the UCEED admit card carefully. Candidates are also advised to carry the below-mentioned items and documents to the test centre on the day of the exam. 

What to carry on UCEED 2024 exam day?

The Part A section of UCEED will be a computer-based test. However, candidates are advised to carry a pen or pencil for the test. Apart from this, candidates are also advised to carry the below-mentioned documents to their UCEED exam centre 2024:

  • UCEED Admit Card: It is a mandatory document to be carried to the test centre. Candidates without a valid copy of their UCEED admit card will not be allowed to give the exam.
  • Photo ID: Candidates are recommended to carry a valid and original photo ID proof to the exam centre. Candidates can carry documents like PAN card/ Driving Licence/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card/ Ration Card as their photo ID proof.  
  • Photo: Lastly, candidates are advised to carry a passport-size photograph to the test centre. The photograph should be the same as the one used at the time of filling out the UCEED application form.

What NOT to carry on UCEED 2024 exam day?

Candidates are not allowed to carry the following items inside the UCEED exam hall:

  1. Electronic devices such as mobiles, smartphones, digital/ smart watches, calculators, tablets, etc
  2. Abacus
  3. Slide rule
  4. Logbooks
  5. The study material of any type
  6. Geometry box

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Dos and Don'ts on UCEED 2024 exam day

On the day of the UCEED 2024 exam, the candidate needs to follow these guidelines:

  1. Exam date and Time: January 21,  2024, (9 – 12 noon)
  2. Reporting time: 7 am
  3. Document checklist: Admit card and an original valid photo ID proof. These documents are required to record the biometric information (thumb impression and photograph) before appearing for the examination.  
  4. Verification of the identity of the candidate: The identity of the candidates will be verified by invigilators as well as IIT representatives. If the identity of a candidate is found to be doubtful, he or she may not be allowed to appear in the UCEED 2024 exam. However, exam officials also have the discretion to permit the candidate to appear in the exam after completing certain formalities. Note that no extra time will be allocated to the candidate to complete the examination instead of the time taken to complete these formalities. Further, the candidature of such candidates will be subject to the decision of the UCI Committee, which shall be final and binding.
  5. Avoid impersonation/ use of unfair means: Such acts will be treated as a serious offense which will result in immediate disqualification of the candidate and lead
    to criminal proceedings against the candidate.
  6. The candidate will not be allowed to leave the exam hall until the exam is over.

UCEED Exam Centres 2024 - FAQs

The frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to UCEED 2024 exam centres are given below.

Q:   What are the exam cities where UCEED 2025 exam will be conducted?

A:

IIT Bombay will relese the updated list of UCEED 2025 exam centres through the information brochure. 

Note that in the previous edition, the UCEED exam was held in 27 cities in India.

Here is the list of exam cities: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Ernakulum, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, and Visakhapatnam, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, and Mysuru.

Note that each of the each city could have one or more exam centres. The allotment of exam centres would be done based on the exam city selected by the candidate, address, and total applicants.

 

Q:   What time do I need to report at UCEED 2025 exam center?

A:

The UCEED 2024 exam will be conducted for a duration of 3 hours, tentatively from 9 am - 12 noon. 

On the day of the exam, the candidate needs to report at the exam centre at least 2 hours before exam commences. So, ideally, the candidate will have to report at 7 am. Note that no candidate will be allowed entry inside the exam hall once the exam commences. So, the candidate must be punctual about reaching the UCEED 2025 exam venue.

 

Q:   Will exam officials provide stationery to candidates in the UCEED 2025 exam centre?

A:

Exam officials will not make any arrangements for stationery items for appearing in the exam. So, it is the sole responsibility of the candidate to bring the necessary stationery. Here are the basic stationery one needs to take the UCEED 2025 exam: pens, pencils, sketch pens and colours for the examination. The candidate, however, mustnt bring any drawing sheets with them to the exam hall. It is recommended that the candidate carefully goes through the list of allowed and barred items before arriving at the UCEED 2025 exam centre.

 

Q:   What happens if a candidate impersonates another candidate in UCEED 2025 exam?

A:

Impersonation in the UCEED 2025 exam is not allowed. Any candidate who is found indulging in such activities will be disqualfiied. Further, criminal proceeding may also be brought against such candidates. So it is advised that candidates follow the guidelines issued by IIT Bombay for appearing in the exam. Note that in addition to impersonation, activities like cheating, disturbing other candidates during the exam, etc. Are also not allowed.

 

Q:   How will the identity of the candidate be verified at UCEED 2025 exam centre?

A:

On the day of the UCEED 2025 exam, the candidate has to carry with him the admit card and a photo id proof. These documents will be used to verify the identity of the candidate. Note that both the invigilators as well as IIT representatives will be available at the exam centre to verify the identity. Any candidate who fails the identification process may not be allowed to sit in the exam. That being said exam authorities have the discretion to permit the candidate to appear for the examination after completing certain formalities. However, in such a scenario the candidate will not be allocated additional time.

 

Q:   Can I come out of the UCEED 2025 exam centre before the final bell rings?

A:

As per instructions given on the admission portal, the candidate is not allowed to leave the exam hall until the exam is over. So, if you are planning to leave the exam hall even before the exam is over, you need to junk them now. The UCEED 2025 exam will be conducted from 9 am - 12 noon (tentative). Once the exam gets over, the invigilator will collect the answer sheets and compete any other formalities that may be there. Once the process is over, the candidate can come out of the exam hall.

 

Q:   What items am I allowed to carry to the UCEED 2025 exam centre?

A:

On the day of the UCEED 2025 exam, the candidate must bring with them the admit card and a valid photo id proof. Without these documents, the candidate will not be allowed to sit in the exam. To take the exam, the candidate must bring the following items: pens, pencils, sketch pens and colours for the examination. However, the candidate is not allowed to bring any electronic divide inside the exam hall, including mobile phones, smart phones, digital/smart watches, calculators, and tablets. Other items that are on the barred-items list include abacus, slide rule, log books, study material of any type, geometry box, and so on to the examination hall. IIT Bomaby will release the detailed list of forbidden items on its website before the exam.

 

Q:   At what time will the UCEED 2025 exam commence?

A:

The UCEED 2025 exam will be held tentatively in the 3rd week of January 2025, from 9 am - 12 noon. The exam date and timings will be mentioned on the UCEED 2025 admit card. 

On the day of the exam, the candidate needs to report at the exam centre as per the reporting time mentioned in the admit card. Note that late comers may not be allowed entry inside the exam centre.

The candidate is also urged to carefully go through all the exam-day guidelines for a smooth exam-day experience.

For entry inside the exam hall, the candidate will need a valid ID proof and the admit card.

 

Q:   Will there be a baggage counter at UCEED 2025 exam centre?

A:

IIT Bombay usually doesn't make any arrangements like baggage counters. So, it is a good idea for candidates not be bring any unnecessary stuff with them to the exam centre. Also, if the candidate has any doubts, he or she must go through the exam-day guidelines published by exam officials to check if any special arrangements are being made. Since it is unlikely that there will be a baggage counter, the candidate can not afford to bring valuable items and leave it unattended outside the exam hall. It is because if any valuable item is lost, IIT Bombay will not take any responsibility.

 

Q:   When will IIT Bombay release UCEED 2025 exam center list?

A:

IIT Bombay will release the list of exam centres for UCEED 2025 sometime in September 2024. Note that IIT Bombay will only release the list of exam cities. The name of the exam UCEED 2025 centre allocated to be candidate will be mentioned on the admit card. The candidate can check the list of exam cities in the information brochure. In the previous edition of UCEED the exam was administered in 27 cities across India. The candidate had to select their choice of exam city at the time of filling out the application form.

 

Q:   Will there be biometric verification for candidates at UCEED 2025 exam centre?

A:

Yes, there will be biometric verification at the UCEED 2025 exam centre. The biometric information (thumb impression and photograph) will be collected from the candidate before the commencement of the exam. On exam day, the candidate needs to bring with them a valid photo id proof and the admit card. Note that the photo id proof must be in the original; photocopies will not be accepted. Note that the candidate needs to report at the UCEED 2025 exam centre at least 2 hours before the commencement of the exam.

 

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