UCEED Syllabus 2023 (Out): Download Subject-wise UCEED Part A and B Syllabus PDF

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design 2023 ( UCEED )

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UCEED Syllabus 2023 - The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, released the syllabus for UCEED 2023 through its information brochure. UCEED 2023 entrance exam has two parts - Part A and Part B. The syllabus is released for each part and outlines the topics candidates need to prepare for the entrance exam. 

Part A of the UCEED 2023 question paper covers topics like visualization and spatial ability, observation and design sensitivity, environmental and social awareness, etc. Meanwhile, the question paper for Part B covers topics that will evaluate the drawing skills of the candidate.

UCEED 2023 entrance exam

IIT Bombay will conduct the national-level design entrance test, UCEED 2023 on January 22, 2023.

The merit rank of UCEED 2023 will be used to offer admission to the B.Des program offered by participating institutes. 

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Exam Pattern for UCEED 2023 - Part A and Part B


Particulars

Exam Pattern

Part A

Part B

Mode

Online, Computer-based Test (CBT)

Offline

Test duration

2 hours 30 minutes

30 minutes

Types of questions asked

NAT, MSQ, MCQ

Sketching

Total number of questions

68

1

Total Marks

240

60

*NAT - Numerical Answer Type, MSQ - Multiple Select Question, MCQ - Multiple Choice Question 

It is mandatory for candidates to attempt both Part A and Part B. Candidates are urged to go through the detailed UCEED 2023 exam pattern to get additional insights - marking scheme, section-wise weightage, etc. 

UCEED 2023 Syllabus 

The question paper for UCEED 2023 will have two parts - Part A and Part B. The syllabus for each part is explained below.

UCEED 2023 syllabus for Part A

Topic

Description

Visualization and spatial ability

Pictorial and diagrammatic questions to test understanding of transformation and/or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships, knowledge of practical and everyday mechanical and scientific concepts.

Observation and design sensitivity

Ability to detect concealed properties in ordinary things, people, situations, and events, and thinking critically about them. Applying attention to certain details, analysing, reasoning, classifying, inferring and predicting. Ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes.

Environmental and social awareness

General awareness of environmental factors such as climate, population, water, vegetation, pollution, weather, natural resources etc., and their implications on the design of products, images, infrastructure and environment. Awareness of social and cultural connection with design, history of the designed artefact, and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses. History of art, sculpture and literature.

Analytical and logical reasoning

Ability to look at information, be it qualitative or quantitative in nature, and discern patterns within the information. Ability to weigh opinions, arguments or solutions against appropriate criteria. Ability to check for hidden bias or hidden assumptions and whether evidence and argument support conclusions. Ability to use logic and structured thinking to deduce from a short passage, which of a number of statements is the most accurate response to a posed question. Data interpretation, brainteasers, and patterns.

Language and creativity

Ability to understand and use Standard English. Reading comprehension, knowledge of English grammar. Ability to think creatively in terms of alternatives, ability to distinguish innovative options and to think out- of-the-box.

Design thinking and problem solving

Ability to use visual analogies, metaphors, signs and symbols. Ability to understand complexity, identify problems, generate alternatives, evaluate options and select solutions.

UCEED 2023 syllabus for Part B

Topic

Description

Drawing

Ability to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective, and shading.

For the sketching test (Part B), the candidate will provide answer sheets inside the exam hall. Also, here are some tips to prepare for the sketching test for UCEED.

Is the UCEED 2023 syllabus exhaustive?

Yes, the UCEED 2023 syllabus given above is exhaustive and indicative of the types of questions that will be asked in the UCEED 2023 exam. This means the candidate isn’t required to prepare for any other topics than the ones listed here to ace the exam.

However, it may be noted that the UCEED 2023 question paper may not include questions from all the topics. 

UCEED 2024 subject-wise revised Syllabus:

UCEED 2024 aspirants need to pay attention on the revised syllabus and changed topics for 2024 entrance exam. This means candidates appearing in UCEED 2024 and in later editions of the exam need to follow this new and revised syllabus given below.

Note: However, candidates appearing in UCEED 2023 only need to focus and follow on the current syllabus for the exam.

Revised Syllabus for UCEED 2024 Part A 

Topics

Description

Visualization and spatial reasoning

Ability to visualise and transform 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships. 

Practical and scientific knowledge

Capacity to detect concealed properties in dayto-day life and think critically about them. Attention to details, classification, analysis, inference and prediction. 

Observation and design sensitivity

General awareness of environmental, social and cultural connections with design. 

Environment and society

General awareness of environmental, social and cultural connections with design. 

Analytical and logical reasoning

Ability to analyse qualitative and quantitative information. 

Language

Proficiency in reading and comprehending Standard English

Creativity

Grasp of verbal and non-verbal analogies, metaphors, signs and symbols. 

Revised Syllabus for UCEED 2024 Part B

Topics

Description

Drawing

Ability to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective and shading. 

Design aptitude

Capability to practically and appropriately respond to problems/situations with ingenuity and empathy.

In addition to the revised 2024 syllabus, IIT Bombay has also made some major changes to the UCEED entrance exam. For example, the UCEED entrance exam commencing 2024 will continue to have two Parts - Part A and Part B. However, Part B will now be of 60 minutes duration (instead of 30 minutes) and include two questions (instead of one).

 

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UCEED syllabus 2022 - FAQs

Q. When will the UCEED 2023 syllabus be released?

A. IIT Bombay has released the syllabus for UCEED 2023 entrance exam on September 25, 2022. The syllabus for the exam is included in the UCEED 2023 information brochure.

Q. What topics are included in UCEED 2023 syllabus for Part A?

A. The Part A of the UCEED 2023 question paper will include questions from Visualization and spatial ability, Observation and design sensitivity, Environmental and social awareness, Analytical and logical reasoning, Language and creativity, and Design thinking and problem solving topics. 

Q. Why should students consult UCEED syllabus?

A. The syllabus of UCEED 2023 will help the candidate identify which topics are important and which topics aren't. Also, questions in the exam will only be asked from the topics mentioned in the syllabus.

Q. How can I prepare for the UCEED 2023 exam?

A. To prepare for the UCEED 22023 exam, follow these tips:
  1. Get familiar with the UCEED 2023 syllabus and exam pattern
  2. Make a time table and stick to it
  3. Ensure you have the best books for exam preparation
  4. Make it a habit to take notes during study
  5. Solve previous years’ question and sample papers
  6. Take mock tests
  7. Practice free-hand sketching
  8. Give mock tests.
  9. For GK and current affairs, read national dailies like the Hindu, The Times of India, The Indian Express, etc.

Q. When should I start my preparation for UCEED 2023?

A. It is never too early to prepare for the design entrance exam. However, if you have even four or six months, you can still get a good rank in the UCEED 2023 entrance exam, provided you prepare smart and with diligence. Get hold of the best books for the exam, make a water-tight preparation plan, solve previous years sample and question papers, and take mock tests.

Q. Can I get a good rank in UCEED 2023 if I prepare for 6 months?

A. You can easily prepare for the UCEED 2023 exam in 6 months. The first thing you need to do is carefully go through the exam syllabus and exam pattern and make a study plan that takes into account your strengths and weaknesses. 

Q. What types of questions are asked in UCEED 2023?

A. The UCEED 2023 entrance exam has two parts - Part A and Part B. Part A will include Numerical Answer Type (NAT), Multiple Select Question (MSQ), Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). Meanwhile, Part B will include one sketching question.

Q. When will the UCEED 2023 exam be conducted?

A. The UCEED 2023 will be conducted tentatively in the 4th week of January 2023.

Q. What types of questions are asked in Part B of UCEED 2022 exam?

A. The Part B will have one drawing-based question that has to be attempted on sheet provided on the exam hall.

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Will we get paper to do rough work of part 1 question paper of UCEED examination?

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Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

Yesterday

Yes, you are provided with A4-size blank sheets to do rough work in the UCEED examination. Around 4 pages are provided on which you can do the rough work required during your UCEED exam. You may ask your invigilators about extra-rough sheets. However, you have to return these sheets after the exa...Yes, you are provided with A4-size blank sheets to do rough work in the UCEED examination. Around 4 pages are provided on which you can do the rough work required during your UCEED exam. You may ask your invigilators about extra-rough sheets. However, you have to return these sheets after the exam is over. These sheets cannot be brought with you after the exam; the invigilators submit them at the end of the exam. You can visit this link to know answer to other related queries: https://www.shiksha.com/design/uceed-exam.

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pradeep kumar

Scholar-Level 18

6 days ago

Candidates must bring their own drawing material like pens, pencils, sketch pens and colours for the examination. Candidates should NOT bring drawing sheets to the examination hall. Candidate will NOT be allowed to carry any electronic device (mobile phones, smart phones, digital/smart watches, c...Candidates must bring their own drawing material like pens, pencils, sketch pens and colours for the examination. Candidates should NOT bring drawing sheets to the examination hall. Candidate will NOT be allowed to carry any electronic device (mobile phones, smart phones, digital/smart watches, calculators, tablets and the like), abacus, slide rule, log books, study material of any type, geometry box, and so on to the examination hall. A list of forbidden items will be put-up on the website before the exam, if there are additional items. So you will get enough sheet paper for doing rough work in UCEED exam.

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Can I appear for UCEED 2023 if I didn't fill the application form? Is there any other method for registration?

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Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

No, you cannot appear for the UCEED 2023 if you have not filled out the application form. The registration process for UCEED is available only online; there is no other method of registration. You must complete the application form within the time frame specified. The application form was due to ...No, you cannot appear for the UCEED 2023 if you have not filled out the application form. The registration process for UCEED is available only online; there is no other method of registration. You must complete the application form within the time frame specified. The application form was due to close on November 16th, with a late fee. Now, the admit cards for UCEED 2023 will be issued in January 2023 for the exam, which will be conducted in the same month. You can apply next year if you want to get admission to B. Des through UCEED.

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Can I change UCEED exam center? Will they open window for edit?

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deepika maurya

Contributor-Level 10

2 months ago

Candidates are not allowed to change their preference for UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design) 2023 exam centers after submitting the registration form. Candidates can choose the exam center of their choice, however, the allotment of the Undergraduate Common Entrance Exami...Candidates are not allowed to change their preference for UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design) 2023 exam centers after submitting the registration form. Candidates can choose the exam center of their choice, however, the allotment of the Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design exam center solely depends on the authority. Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design exam centers 2023 will be allotted based on a first come first serve. I hope this will help you.

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Why is the UCEED exam conducted?

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deepika maurya

Contributor-Level 10

2 months ago

UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination) for Design is a design entrance exam conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay to shortlist the candidates for Bachelor of Design (B. Des) admission in Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, In...UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination) for Design is a design entrance exam conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay to shortlist the candidates for Bachelor of Design (B. Des) admission in Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, and IIITDM Jabalpur. The Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination exam is conducted at the national level once a year in 24 cities across the nation. I hope this will help you.

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How should I prepare for UCEED?

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deepika maurya

Contributor-Level 10

2 months ago

Preparation Tips for Undergraduate common entrance exam for design (UCEED). 1- Know the Pattern. 2- Get Your Basics Right. 3- Improve Speed. 4- Work on Sketching Skills. 5- Improve General Knowledge. 6- Practice Sample Papers. 7- Take Breaks. 8- Revision. UCEED is an entrance examination conducte...Preparation Tips for Undergraduate common entrance exam for design (UCEED).
1- Know the Pattern.
2- Get Your Basics Right.
3- Improve Speed.
4- Work on Sketching Skills.
5- Improve General Knowledge.
6- Practice Sample Papers.
7- Take Breaks.
8- Revision. UCEED is an entrance examination conducted by the IIT (Indian Institute of Technology), Bombay. It is a joint entrance examination for admission into B. Des programme at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, and IITD Jabalpur. I hope this will help you.

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What is the difference between NIFT and UCEED?

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deepika maurya

Contributor-Level 10

2 months ago

The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) entrance examination is an Institutional based examination that will only help you to get into the National Institute of Fashion Technology whereas the Undergraduate common entrance exam for design UCEED is a common Entrance Examination which is...The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) entrance examination is an Institutional based examination that will only help you to get into the National Institute of Fashion Technology whereas the Undergraduate common entrance exam for design UCEED is a common Entrance Examination which is accepted by many design colleges and universities. The NIFT is an autonomous institute that offers courses in fashion, design, technology, and management. NIFT's head office is located in New Delhi, India. The UCEED is an entrance examination conducted by IIT, Bombay. It is a joint entrance examination for admission into B. Des programme at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, and IITD Jabalpur. I hope this will help you.

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vignesh Bandi

Contributor-Level 6

2 months ago

NIFT entrance examination
is Institutional based examination which will only help you to get into NIFT
whereas UCEED is a common Entrance Examination which is accepted by many design colleges and universities. Thank you.

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  • 4 years
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  • Full Time
Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)
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    Infrastructure

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    Faculty & Course Curriculum

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    Crowd & Campus Life

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  • Total Fees: ₹ 6.06 Lakh
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B.Des. in Industrial Arts and Design Practices
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    Value for Money

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