UCEED Question Papers PDF 2025: Previous Years' UCEED Sample Papers with Answer Key (2015 to 2024)

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design 2024 ( UCEED )

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UCEED Question Paper 2025 - IIT Bombay will release the question papers for UCEED 2025 at the time of the release of the answer key. The question papers will be released in downloadable pdf format on the official website - uceed.iitb.ac.in.

To download the UCEED 2025 question paper, you simply need to click on the relevant link; no log-in is required.

After appearing in the UCEED 2025 entrance exam, the candidate can use the question paper and answer key in tandem to calculate the number of correct attempts. This in turn can be used to calculate the probable scores and one's chances of admission.

Note that the UCEED 2025 exam will be conducted tentatively in the 4th week of January 2025.

The admission portal of UCEED currently hosts previous years' question papers and answer keys. You can download the question papers for practice.   

There are multiple benefits of solving UCEED sample and question papers. For instance, this exercise will give the candidate insights into the types of questions asked, difficulty level, and section-wise weightage. One can also improve problem-solving and time management skills by solving sample and question papers.

 

Q:   Can I download previous years UCEED question papers along with answer keys for practice?

A:
IIT Bombay releases the question papers for the UCEED exam along with the answer keys. The question papers for UCEED 2024 exam will be released within a day or two of the conduct of the UCEED 2024 exam. Further, the UCEED admission portal has question banks starting from 2015 to 2023 that candidates can download for free. The corresponding answer keys are also available. To download a sample paper, the candidate simply needs to click on the corresponding question paper; no log-in is required. Alternately, the candidate can download previous years question papers from this page.
 

Q:   When will IIT Bombay release the question papers for UCEED 2025?

A:

IIT Bombay will release the question paper for the UCEED 2025 exam tentatively in the 4th week of January 2025. Typically, the question paper is released along side the draft answer key, a day or two after the conduct of the entrance exam. The candidate can download the question paper online at UCEED. Iitb. AC. In. No log-in is required to download the question paper. Simply click on the question papers link; the question paper will open in downloadable pdf format. Download the question paper and also the answer key.

 

Q:   Can I solve previous year's papers considering UCEED syllabus is revised?

A:

IIT Bombay revised the syllabus for the UCEED exam starting 2024.

However, note that while the syllabus has been revised, there are still some topics that overlap. For instance, Part A still continues to have the Analytical and Logical Reasoning, Observation and Design sensitivity, and a few other topics from the various edition. So, candidates can use the previous years papers to practice these topics. For the other topics, the candidate can try out sample papers.

In addition to the syllabus, IIT Bombay had also revised the UCEED exam pattern.

Part A now have 57 questions (down from 68), while Part B will have two questions (instead of 1). 

 

Steps to Solve UCEED Sample Paper

To solve UCEED sample papers, follow these steps:

  • Go to the UCEED 2025 official website
  • Navigate to the ‘Updates’ section
  • Click on the practice test link
  • Click on the ‘Sign In’ button
  • Read the instructions and click on the ‘Next’ button
  • Check the disclaimer dialogue box and click on ‘I am ready to begin’ button
  • Solve UCEED sample paper

Download previous year's UCEED question papers and sample papers. Use them for practice and improve your speed and accuracy. You can download UCEED previous year's question papers and the preparation guides for free.

Q:   How many sample papers do I need to solve to prepare for UCEED 2025?

A:

There is no specific number as such that you need to solve. But that being said, you must try to solve as many sample papers as possible for UCEED 2025. Note that at the initial stage, when you are starting of you exam preparation, you will not be able to solve the complete sample paper. It is only in the last few months, or may be weeks, that you can solve all the questions given in the sample papers. So, if you are able to solve may be say 10 odd sample papers before the exam, you will be in a good place to do well. There are multiple benefits of solving sample papers. The prime being, it will help you develop problem-solving and time-management skills.

 

Q:   When do I start solving sample papers for UCEED 2025?

A:

It is recommended that you solve sample papers for UCEED as early as possible in your exam preparation. For instance, you can start solving sample papers once you complete a chapter. What you need to do is find out all the problems related to the topic and solve. But take care not to dabble with questions that are related to topics that you haven not started at all. It is because it will only be an exercise in futility. You can keep on solving sample papers up to the last few days leading up to the exam. Note that as you complete the syllabus, you should be able to attempt the complete sample paper.

 

Download previous year UCEED question papers and sample papers. Use them for practice and improve your speed and accuracy. You can download UCEED previous year question papers and the preparation guides for free.

UCEED 2024 Questions Papers

UCEED_2024_Question_Paper
UCEED2024_Answer_Key

UCEED 2023 Questions Papers

UCEED 2023 Questions Papers

UCEED_2023_Question_Paper
UCEED2023_Answer_Key

Previous years UCEED Question Papers

UCEED2022_Question_Paper
UCEED2022_Answer_Key
UCEED 2021 Question Paper
UCEED 2021 Answer Key
UCEED 2020 Question Paper
UCEED 2020 Answer Key
UCEED 2019 Question Paper
UCEED 2019 Answer Key
UCEED 2018 Question Paper
UCEED 2018 Answer Key
UCEED 2017 Question Paper
UCEED 2017 Answer Key
UCEED 2016 Question Paper
UCEED 2016 Answer Key
UCEED 2015 Question Paper
UCEED 2015 Answer Key

UCEED exam analysis, prep guides, etc.

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UCEED 2025 Sample Paper (Mock Exam)

IIT Bombay will also conduct UCEED 2025 mock exams that candidates can take to test their exam readiness and fix areas that need attention. To prepare for the exam, it is recommended that the candidate take the mock tests.

The mocks will help the candidate identify the weak areas, silly mistakes, and conceptual challenges that need to be fixed before the big day.

Note that mock tests will contain the same type of questions to those asked in the entrance exam. So, they will typically be of the same difficulty level.

Also, mocks are taken closer to the exam so that you can give the finishing touches to your preparation.

Q:   Can I also download the solutions of UCEED sample papers?

A:
IIT Bombay releases the answer keys of the UCEED exam along with the question paper. The answer keys contain the correct keys to the questions asked in the entrance exam. The candidate thus by comparing their answers with those given in the answer key can calculate the number of correct attempts and thus probable scores. Currently, the UCEED IIT Bombay admission portal has the question papers and answer keys of UCEED from 2025 -2023. However, it may be noted that IIT Bombay does not release the solutions for questions included in the question paper. The candidate may, however, checkout the websites of coaching institutes for solutions.
 

Q:   Are mock tests the same as UCEED sample papers?

A:
No, mock tests are not the same as UCEED question or sample papers. To begin with, mock tests are taken in the last few weeks leading up to the exam. Meanwhile, sample papers can be solved much earlier on in ones exam preparation. Also, sample papers are usually available in downloadable pdf format. The candidate can therefore download the sample papers and solve them at any time they want. However, mock tests are available in a fixed, and rigid format. For instance, you may need to log-in to take the mock test, and there will also be a timer counting time.
 

Q:   Why should candidates download the Master Question Paper of UCEED 2025?

A:

IIT Bombay will release the question paper and answer keys for UCEED 2025 soon after the conclusion of the design entrance exam. However, it may be noted that the order in which a question appears may differ for each candidate. So, the candidates must use the Master Question Paper uploaded on the official UCEED website. Use it as a reference to upload comments or feedback against the draft key. If comments are uploaded using the Master Question Paper, it will help the committee to map the candidates comments/queries to the right question.

 

Important Instructions for Taking UCEED Sample Exam (Mock Paper)

The candidate can solve sample papers at any time during their exam preparation. However, it is recommended that the candidate doesn't wait too long to start solving mock papers. For instance, the candidate can start solving problems given in the sample papers once they have completed a topic or chapter. To do this exercise, figure out all the problems related to that chapter and solve them.

You can move deeper into your UCEED 2025 preparation, you will be able to solve problems from a wider spectrum.

Mock Test for UCEED 2025

IIT Bombay doesn't typically conduct any mock tests for UCEED. But there are many coaching institutes that does conduct mock tests. Additionally, the candidate may also take mocks conducted by other coaching institutes.

In case IIT Bombay conducts mock tests for UCEED, here is what it will look like:

  1. The mock tests will be in order to give students a look/ feel of the exam.
  2. The login details are already filled in, so aspirants need to simply click on the "Sign In" button to start the test. Do not try to login with your UCEED 2022 registration id and password for this test.
  3. The Sample/Practice exam is designed and optimized to run on a computer Browser. It may not work on tablet or other mobile devices.
  4. The clock is set at the server for UCEED sample paper. The countdown timer in the top right corner of the screen displays the remaining time available for students to complete the examination. When the timer reaches zero, the examination will end by itself. Candidates are not required to end or submit their paper.
  5. Candidates can click on the ">" arrow which appears on the left-hand side to collapse the question palette thereby maximising the question window. To view the question palette again, one can click on "
  6. Aspirants can click on their "Profile" image on the top right corner of your screen to change the language during the UCEED exam for the entire question paper. On clicking of the Profile image, a drop-down will appear to change the question content to the desired language.
  7. In order to see the part B for the sample/practice exam, the candidate must wait for 30 minutes.

Navigating to a Question:

To answer a question, candidates need to perform the below-mentioned steps:

  1. Click on the UCEED question number in the Question Palette at the right of their screen to go to that numbered question directly. Note that using this option does not save the answer to the current question.
  2. Click on the 'Save & Next' button to save the answer for the current question and then go to the next question.
  3. Click on the 'Mark for Review & Next' button to save the answer for the current question, mark it for review, and then go to the next question.

Answering a Question :

Procedure for answering a multiple choice type question:

  1. To select your answer, click on the button of one of the options
  2. To deselect the selected answer, click on the button of the chosen option again or click on the 'Clear Response' button
  3. To change the chosen answer, candidates need to click on the button of another option
  4. To save the answer, aspirants must click on the 'Save & Next' button
  5. To mark the question for review, click on the 'Mark for Review & Next' button.
  6. To change the answer to a question that has already been answered, first select that question for answering and then follow the procedure for answering that type of question.

Navigating through sections:

  1. Sections in the UCEED question paper are displayed on the top bar of the screen. Questions in a section can be viewed by clicking on the section name. The section one is currently viewing is highlighted.
  2. After clicking the 'Save & Next' button on the last question for a section, candidates will automatically be taken to the first question of the next section of the UCEED sample paper.
  3. Aspirants can shuffle between sections and questions anytime during the examination as per your convenience only during the time stipulated.
  4. Candidates can view the corresponding section summary as part of the legend that appears in every section above the question palette.

Instruction for images:

To zoom the image provided in the question roll over it in UCEED sample paper.

UCEED Exam Pattern 2024

The exam pattern for the UCEED 2025 exam will be released by IIT Bombay on its admission portal. The exam pattern will outline details like the test period, types of questions asked, marking scheme, and other key inputs that candidates need to take into account when preparing for the design entrance exam.

UCEED 2025 exam pattern

Particulars  Part A  Part B
Maximum Time 2 hours 1 hour
Mode of Exam Online as a Computer Based Test (CBT) Offline
Medium of Instruction English English
Sections and number of questions
  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) - 14
  • Multiple Select Question (MSQ) - 15
  • Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) - 28

Sketching-based - 1

Design Aptitude-based - 1

Number of Questions  57 2
Total Marks 200  100 

UCEED Sample Papers 2025 - FAQs

Go through the frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to the UCEED 2025 sample papers below.

Q:   What format can I download for the UCEED question papers?

A:
The question papers of UCEED will be available in pdf format. You can download the question papers at UCEED. Iitb. AC. In. To download the question paper for a specific year, go to the portal and click on downloads. In the page that opens, you can find the question banks for UCEED. The corresponding answer keys for each question paper is also available. You can download the question papers and answer key and start practicing for UCEED 2024 exam.
 

Q:   Can I solve sample papers of other exams to prepare for UCEED 2025?

A:

The first thing the candidate needs to do is solve sample papers of UCEED to practice for the exam. Once they are done with that, the candidate may solve sample papers of other exams. For instance, the candidate may solve sample papers of NID that and NIFT. But when solving sample papers of other popular exams, it is important to ensure that you are following the UCEED syllabus. It is because there is no point in solving problems that are not included in the UCEED syllabus to prepare for the exam. Note that the difficulty level, and syllabus of UCEED is not a complete mirror image of NID that and NIFT.

 

Q:   Do I need a log-in ID to download UCEED question papers 2025?

A:

The question paper of UCEED 2025 exam will uploaded online at the UCEED-IIT Bombay admission portal UCEED. Iitb. AC. In. The question paper for UCEED 2024 will be released in downloadable pdf format, along with the answer key. To download the answer key, you simply need to click on the answer key link, and then download it in pdf format. Also, no log-in is required to download the answer key. You can also download the question paper from the download section. Go to downloads, and select the question paper you want to download.

 

Q:   What is the benefit of solving question and sample papers for UCEED 2025?

A:

Here are some of the key benefits of solving UCEED 2025 sample and question papers: The sample paper will contain similar types of questions to the ones asked in the actual UCEED exam. So, by solving the sample papers, the candidate will be able to develop problem-solving and time-management skills. Another thing is previous years questions papers may throw light into the types of questions asked, marking scheme, difficulty level, etc. With better insights into the exam, the candidate will be able to adopt a better strategy for success. The more sample papers the candidate solves, the better place the candidate will be to do well in the UCEED 2025 exam.

 

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