Top Tips to Crack UCEED & CEED Exam

by | Jan 7, 2022 | ALL, CEED, UCEED | 0 comments

The time for UCEED, and CEED exams are here for all the design aspirants waiting to take admissions in their favored colleges. So, here are some tips, tricks, and important dates that you should be aware of to perform well in these exams.

UCEED/CEED Important Dates for exam –

IMPORTANT DATES UCEED CEED
Online Registration Starts 9th September 2021 9th September 2021
Online Registration Closes 16th November 2021 16th November 2021
Admit Card Release 8th January 2022 8th January 2022
Exams Date 23rd January 2022 23rd January 2022
Exam Results Release 10th March 2022 8th March 2022

UCEED/CEED Exam paper pattern –

  1. The question paper will consist of two parts: Part A (Objective Section) and Part B (Drawing Section)
  2. The question paper will be for 300 marks. Part A = 240 marks. Part B = 60 marks.
  3. The exam will be for 3 hours. Part A = 2.5 hours. Part B = 30 mins.
  4. The question paper will be in English.
  5. Questions from both parts are compulsory.

PART-A – 240 marks | 2.5 hours

The summary of the paper structure is given below:

Section # Questions Question Nos Marks / Ques Negative Marks Total Marks
NAT 18 1—18 4 0 72
MSQ 18 19—36 Partial Marking −1 72
MCQ 32 37—68 3 −0.71 96
Total Part A 68 1—68 240

Note: Questions not attempted will be given zero marks.

PART-B – 60 marks | 30 mins

  1. Part-B of UCEED paper consists of one question which will test drawing skills.
  2. It will require subjective evaluation.
  3. The question in Part-B will be displayed on the computer screen and the answer has to be written/drawn in Part-B answer booklets, which will be collected at the end of the examination.
  4. Part-B question is mandatory for the evaluation of UCEED paper.

CEED:

The objective of the Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) is to assess the candidate’s aptitude for design covering visual perception ability, drawing skills, logical reasoning, creativity, communication, and problem solving skills. Here are all the details about the CEED exam:

  1. The question paper will consist of two parts: Part A (Objective Section) and Part B (Drawing Section)
  2. The question paper will be for 200 marks. Part A = 100 marks. Part B = 100 marks.
  3. The exam will be for 3 hours. Part A = 1 hour. Part B = 2.0 hour.
  4. The question paper will be in English.

Questions from both parts are compulsory.

PART-A – 100 marks | 1 hour

The summary of the paper structure is given below:

Section # Questions Question No. Marks for each correct answer Negative Marks Total Marks
NAT 8 1 – 8 3 0 24
MSQ 10 9 – 18 3 -0.2 30
MCQ 23 19 – 41 2 -0.5 46
Total Part A 41 1 – 41 100

Note: Questions not attempted will be given zero marks.

PART-B – 100 marks | 2.0 hours

  1. Part-B of the CEED paper consists of five questions that will evaluate drawing, creativity, communication skills, and problem identification skills.
  2. It will require subjective evaluation.
  3. The question in Part-B will be displayed on the computer screen and the answer has to be written/drawn in Part-B answer booklets, which will be collected at the end of the examination.
  4. Part-B questions are mandatory for the evaluation of CEED paper.

UCEED/CEED Syllabus – 

The UCEED and CEED exams consist of the following subjects –

  • Language and Creativity – Basically communication questions, English comprehensions, and creative questions.
  • Design Thinking and Problem Solving – Visual analogies, metaphors, signs, and symbols-related questions are asked.
  • Environmental and Social Awareness – History of art, pollution, population, natural resources, climate, and literature-related questions are asked.
  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning – Data interpretation, patterns, brainteasers, arguments, assumptions, conclusion-related questions are asked.
  • Visualization and Spatial Ability – In this, pictorial and diagrammatic questions are asked to test the transformation/ manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects followed by their spatial relationships.
  • Drawing – A big portion of UCEED Coaching consists of your drawing skills, creative and communication skills, analytical problem-solving related questions.

Top Tips to crack NID –  

Here are some tips to crack NID –

  • Since one of the major requirements of NID is based on your sketching skills, make sure that you practice it as much as you can. Take to sketching objects from your everyday life to hone your skills.
  • Be precise about the design. In a competitive exam, what will set your design apart from the majority is your attention to detail. Be precise about the material and the texture before you get to drawing to give your design an elevated advantage.
  • Explore your creative side as much as you can. Take up mundane objects like a simple ball and try to design it in as many creative ways as possible.
  • Practice as much as you can with as much precision as you can. Your strokes should be precise, confident, and fast.
  • Do not leave anything for the last minute. You need to outline the exam as best as you can so you can tackle it to the best of your ability.
  • Do not neglect your academics section either. Find a careful balance and plan your classes. Take up NID preparation classes, if possible, to utilize your resources better.

Top Tips to crack U/CEED –  

Here are some tips to crack U/CEED –

  • Practice for the exam with mock tests so you can utilize the total time better. You have to complete the paper within 3 hours and unless you strategize how you’ll solve it, you’ll end up losing marks. So, take up the exam with a well-planned strategy.
  • The best way to prepare for the exams is to solve the sample papers of previous years and the previous year’s question paper too. This will give you a good idea of what you can expect from your exam.
  • Be careful while answering the question. Don’t be in a haste. Understand the question properly before answering it to not lose marks.
  • Reading skills and communication skills are basic requirements. Try reading newspapers and magazines daily to enhance your comprehension skills for the exam.
  • One of the key aspects that’ll help you score better is your General Knowledge section. Prepare well for it.
  • Have good study material and useful books to prepare right for the exams.

Practise and solve the sample papers of the previous years

Apart from knowing the ins and outs of the question paper for the UCEED examination paper, you also need to strategize how you would answer the questions. One of the best things you can do in this regard is to solve the sample papers of the previous years.

It will help you in the following ways:

  • You will be able to find out how long you take to answer questions from specific topics.
  • It will help you distribute your time to answer each question so you can answer all the questions.
  • This method will make you confident. As a result, you will be able to overcome stage fright.

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