Design is one of the popular careers among youngsters today. In India, there are some premium government institutes offering the design course. Also, there are entrance exams which are to be cleared to get into the best colleges. Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design – UCEED is one of them. It is the design entrance exam to get admission to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) program. You can do this undergraduate course at the prestigious institutes like IIT-Guwahati, IIT-Hyderabad, IIT-Bombay and IITDM-Jabalpur. If you are a design aspirant aiming for one of these institutes, take note of the UCEED important dates 2019 -2020.
UCEED Exam 2019
The UCEED exam 2019 was conducted on January 19. The result was declared on March 1, 2019. Those who attended the exam needs to know that the last date to apply for admission to B.Des. course was 30 June 2019. Find below the seat allotment dates for the same in the month of July:-
UCEED SEAT ALLOTMENT 2019 – ROUND 1 – 4.7.2019
UCEED SEAT ALLOTMENT 2019 – ROUND 2 – 11. 7. 2019
UCEED SEAT ALLOTMENT 2019 – ROUND 3 – 15.7. 2019
UCEED Exam 2020
UCEED, the national level exam is conducted every year by IIT-Bombay. Usually, the exam takes place in the month of January. The exam is held across 25 cities in India and abroad. It is worthy to note that for the academic year 2019-2020, there were a total of 131 seats available in all the four IIT’s combined. Therefore, if you have decided to make a career in design, check out the probable UCEED exam dates for the year 2020:
|Availability of Application Form –||Oct-2019, 2nd Week
|Application Submission Last Date –||Nov-2019, 2nd Week|
|Application Submission Last Date with Late Fee –||Nov-2019, 2nd Week|
|Admit Card Available for Download –||Jan-2020, 1st Week|
|UCEED 2020 Exam Date –||Jan-2020, 3rd Week|
|Release of Answer Key –||Jan-2020, 4th Week
|Last Date to Challenge Answer Key –||Jan-2020, 4th Week
|Result –||March-2020, 1st Week|
The candidates should also keep in mind the eligibility criteria for the B.Des. program in IIT’s.
GENERAL or OBC-NCL candidates should be born on or after Oct 1, 1994
SC, ST or PWD candidates should be born on or after Oct 1, 1989
The candidates should be qualified which means that he/she should obtain a rank in UCEED exam 2020.
Another very important point to note is that students from Science without Maths, Physics, Chemistry background and Arts, Commerce & Humanities can not apply for admission at IIT- Guwahati. In the rest of the institutes like IIT-Bombay, IIT-Hyderabad and IITDM-Jabalpur, candidates from Science stream who have studied Maths, Physics, Chemistry as subjects can apply.
Once you are well versed with the important UCEED dates and other related information about the entrance exam and the admission procedure, you can begin the UCEED preparation.
There are very important sections in the exam which need hard work, commitment and time. Since the UCEED exam date falls in the month of January, it is difficult to manage both the class 12 studies and entrance preparation. This is where excellent UCEED coaching classes provided by institutes like Silica truly help you. You can join the effective coaching program and learn under the expert mentors. A great learning environment is created where you get added value. Good study material along with great guidance on the design career is also offered.
The UCEED exam contains the following sections:-
Visualization and Spatial Ability
Observation and Design Sensitivity
Environment and Social Awareness
Arithmetic and Logical Reasoning
Language and Creativity
Design Thinking & Problem Solving
All these sections have their own challenges and the ones with talents in creativity and visualization score easily. Another distinct feature of this design aptitude exam is that it’s computer based. Therefore, students from all the fields can easily attempt the exam to know if they can make a career in it.
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