UCEED Exam Preparation 2023 - Quick and Easy Tips to ace the design exam

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design 2023 ( UCEED )

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Manashjyoti Hazarika

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Updated on Sep 23, 2022 19:30 IST

UCEED Preparation 2023 - IIT Bombay will conduct the UCEED 2023 exam tentatively in the 4th week of January 2023.

The application form is already OPEN.

The last date to fill out the form without late fees is November 11, while with late fees, applications can be filled up to November 18, 2022.

Given that the application process has also started, if you haven't yet driven deep into exam preparation, you need to do it now without any further delay.

Note that the UCEED 2023 question paper will contain two sections or parts - 1) Part A will be objective-type and include 68 questions 2) Part B will be a sketching-based test and include 1 question.

Candidates can crack UCEED 2023 if they are well-acquainted with different design elements and also have adequate knowledge of current affairs and GK.

Every year, more than 12,000 students appear for the UCEED exam in order to secure admission in Bachelor of Design (BDes) courses offered at colleges accepting UCEED scores for admission.

Go through the below-mentioned UCEED preparation tips to score well in the design exam.

Step-wise UCEED 2023 Preparation Plan 

Step 1: Possess in-depth knowledge of the UCEED 2023 syllabus.

Step 2: Understand the exam pattern and marking scheme.

Step 3: Prepare a timetable (monthly, weekly, and daily).

Step 4: Solve past years’ question papers, sample papers, and mock tests.

UCEED College Predictor prepared by Shiksha.com helps students to predict the college in which they can get admission on the basis of their expected exam score.

UCEED Exam College Predictor

How to Prepare for UCEED 2023

Candidates need to keep the below-mentioned pointers in mind when formulating UCEED 2022 preparation plan.

Know UCEED exam pattern

IIT Bombay issued a notification informing the UCEED pattern has been changed for admissions 2023. Candidates can go through the new UCEED exam pattern below:

UCEED Exam

Section

No of Questions

Part A

NAT

18

MSQ

18

MCQ

32

Part B

Drawing Question

1

Total No of Questions

68

Knowledge of UCEED marking scheme

The marking scheme has also been changed for UCEED 2022. Candidates can through the new marking scheme for UCEED 2023 in the table below:

Section

Marks Added for Every Correct Answer

Marks Deducted for Every Wrong Answer

NAT

4

0

MSQ

4

-0.19

MCQ

3

-0.71

Drawing Question

60

0

Total Marks

300

Know UCEED syllabus

Candidates need to be acquainted with the topics to study for different sections of UCEED 2022. Aspirants can go through the detailed UCEED syllabus in order to crack this design entrance exam.

Go through previous years’ UCEED question papers

Like any entrance exam, while preparing for the exam, aspirants are advised to go through past years’ UCEED question papers for it. Apart from this, candidates should also go through sample papers and mock tests for UCEED 2022 preparation. This would prove beneficial in helping students understand the type of questions asked in the UCEED exam as well as provide them an insight on how to formulate their time management strategy.

Aspirants can go through UCEED preparation articles as well as sample questions by clicking the links mentioned in the table below:

10 Do’s and Don’ts for UCEED Prep

10 Tips to Crack UCEED

UCEED Sample Questions

4 Time Management Tips for UCEED

Expected Questions in UCEED 2023 Drawing Section

UCEED Practice Test

UCEED 2019 Topper Interview: AIR 1, Vishwaprasanna Hariharan is already pursuing BDes from IIT Guwahati

Best Books for UCEED Preparation 2023

Candidates can consider preparing for UCEED 2022 by studying topics mentioned in the books listed below:

Name of the Book

Author

UCEED Design Environment & Social Awareness In Design Perspective Combined With Mental & Verbal Aptitude

Srijan Shilpa

Cracking CEED & UCEED (with Previous Years’ Papers and Mock Tests

Ashok Goel and Arjun Kamal

NID-NIFT-UCEED-CEED Workbook

Ar Revati Shantanu Parkhi and Rhythm Singh Kachhawa

Comprehensive English for NID, NIFT, UCEED, CEED, NATA, B.Arch & Other Design Entrance Exams

Designologue

Quantitative Aptitude

RS Aggarwal

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning 

RS Aggarwal

UCEED (BDes) Entrance Books and Test Series 

AFA India

Analytical Reasoning, Mental Aptitude, Verbal Aptitude (UCEED Guide)

Institute Of Creative Sciences

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Comments

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I belong to SC category and my rank in UCEED 2022 is 175. Can I get admission in any college for BDes?

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pradeep kumar

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2 months ago

Your UCEED rank is very impressive. There are total 199 seats in IITs and IIITDM Jabalpur. Out of 199, Only 30 seats are for SC candidates. So, it is very difficult to get seat in IITs and IIITDM. However, other Institutes like DTU, NSUT, CEPT, UPES are the options.

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  • 4.0

    Placements

    4.0

    Infrastructure

    4.4

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    3.4

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.6

    Value for Money

    3.6
    (6)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 8.91 Lakh
  • |
  • 4 years
  • |
  • Full Time
B.Des. in Industrial Design
  • Total Fees: ₹ 6.95 Lakh
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  • 4 years
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  • Full Time
B.Tech. in Computer Science and Design
  • 4.5

    Placements

    4.8

    Infrastructure

    4.6

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.8

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.4

    Value for Money

    3.8
    (5)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 16.12 Lakh
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  • 4 years
  • |
  • Full Time
B.Des. in Graphics
  • 4.1

    Placements

    3.8

    Infrastructure

    4.3

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    3.8

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.5

    Value for Money

    4.3
    (6)
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  • Total Fees: ₹ 9.60 Lakh
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  • 4 years
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  • Full Time

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