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Private Universities accepting UCEED 2023 Scores

Author : Prasant Pandey

Updated On : January 18, 2023


Summary: It's not always about Central or Government universities. Some private Universities also offer the same level of education. The same is the case with UCEED; numerous private universities offer students seats based on their UCEED performances. Let's check out some of the highly-ranked universities in this post.

Are you disappointed not getting into a government university even after cracking UCEED exam 2023? Well, if yes, we are here to let you know some highly aspired private universities offer admissions based on the UCEED results

The IIT Bombay conducts the UCEED exam every year for admissions of students aspiring for Design programs in IITs. 

The exam is very tough to crack, and knowing this, some private universities offering the same program came forward to offer seats to the desiring candidates.

You might want to know which are those universities, right? So let's dive in and find out even more.

List of Universities Accepting UCEED 2023 Scores

Here is the list you have been waiting for. Make a note of it in case you need it in future. 

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Name of the Institute

Course Available

Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai

  • B.Des Communication Design
  • B.Des Interior Design
  • B.Des Fashion & Apparel Design

D Y Patil University's School of Architecture & School of Design, Pune

  • B.Des Product Design
  • B.Des Automobile Design

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi

  • B.Des

Swarrnim Institute of Designs, Gandhinagar

  • B.Des Fasion Communication
  • B.Des Fashion Design
  • B.Des Interior Design
  • B.Des Visual & Digital Communication Design
  • B.Des UX

CIT Kokrajhar

  • Bachelor of Design

Symbiosis School of Planning Architecture and Design, Nagpur

  • B.Des

U. P. Institute of Design, Noida

  • B.Des

Vishwaniketan Institute of Design, Khalapur

  • B.Des

School of Architecture & Interior Design, SRM Institute of Science & Technology, Kattankulathur, Chennai

  • B.Des

Manipal University, Jaipur

  • B.Des

JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur

  • B.Des

Department of Design, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

  • B.Des Industrial Design
  • B.Des Communication Design

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru

  • B.Des Creative and Applied Computation
  • B.Des Business Services and Systems Design
  • B.Des Human-centred Design
  • B.Des Information Arts and Information Design Practices
  • B.Des Visual Communication & Strategic Branding
  • B.Des Creative Education

Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab

  • B.Des Fashion
  • B.Des Film & TV Production
  • B.Des Gaming
  • B.Des Graphics
  • B.Des Interior & Furniture
  • B.Des Multimedia
  • B.Des Product & Industrial

World University of Design, Sonepat, Haryana

  • B.Des Product Design
  • B.Des Animation & Game Design
  • B.Des Interior Design
  • B.Des Graphic & Communication Design
  • B.Des Lifestyle Accessory Design
  • B.Des Fashion Design

CEPT University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

  • B.Des Interior Design
  • B.Des Building Products & Systems/ Furniture

Chitkara University, Punjab

  • B.Des Visual Communication
  • B.Des User Interface (UX/UI)
  • B.Des Game Design

UPES School of Design, Dehradun

  • B.Des Animation & VFX
  • B.Des Fashion Design
  • B.Des Game Design
  • B.Des Graphics & Communication Design
  • B.Des Interior & Retail Space Design
  • B.Des Product Design
  • B.Des Transportation & Mobility Design
  • B.Des User Experience & Interaction Design

ARCH College of Design and Business, Jaipur

  • B.Des, BA, B.Voc (Interior Design; Fashion Design; Jewellery Design; Product Design; Graphic Design)

Delhi Technological University, Delhi

  • B.Des

Anant National University, Ahmedabad

  • B.Des

U. P. Institute of Design, Noida

  • B.Des

MIT-WPU School of Design, Pune

  • B.Des Product Design
  • B.Des User Ex Design
  • B.Des Visual Communication Design

VIT School of Design (V-SIGN), VIT, Vellore

  • B.Des Industrial Design

Auro University, Surat

  • B.Des Fashion & Textile Design
  • B.Des Graphic & Communication Design
  • B.Des Interior Space Design

Vishwakarma University, Pune

  • B.Des Graphic Design
  • B.Des Animation & Multimedia
  • B.Des Product Design
  • B.Des Fashion & Apparel Design
  • B.Des Interior Design & Decoration
  • B.Des User Experience Design

Jain (Deemed-to-be-University), Bangalore

  • B.Des Industrial Design
  • B.Des Lifestyle Product & Accessory Design
  • B.Des Design Communications & Media Design

Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar

  • B.Des

ICAT Design and Media College, Chennai

  • B.Des Game Art & Design
  • B.Des UI Design & Development
  • B.Des Interior Design
  • B.Des Graphic Design
  • B.Des Fashion Design

Note that all of these colleges accept admissions only for these mentioned courses. Apart from IITs, these colleges/universities are affiliated via UCEED.

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Tips to Choose Best Colleges for You

While selecting a UCEED college for admission, you must look out for a few important parameters. Every college might not stand up to the mark for each parameter yet, but you can determine the best using these tips-

Fee Structure of the college: While looking for a suitable college, the determining factor is the fee structure. Comparing two or more colleges based on their fee structure will help you determine the perfect one.

Placement statistics: Another important aspect a student should pay attention to while deciding the college is placement. The best colleges are those that place students in the best working space.

Campus and Infrastructure: Having a detailed knowledge of the campus infrastructure, such as the state of the building, water availability, libraries, classrooms, labs, power supply, etc., will help you decide the goodness of the college. A decent college will have its infrastructure well maintained.

Faculty and quality of education: Good reputation comes from good faculty. Any college with the best in fracture but poor faculty strength must not qualify for anyone's list. They are the mentors and guiding power helping students achieve their dreams.


The UCEED examination unlocks the key for many aspirants desiring to pursue Design courses from IITs. But these colleges offer education almost on the same grounds as IITs. So considering them in your go-to list is not at all bad. 

However, if you are in need of UCEED exam coaching, CreativeEdge might be the best solution for you. We offer the best coaching for students to help them crack UCEED with flying colours.

Frequently Asked Questions

The UCEED cut off marks 2024 will be released tentatively in the fourth week of March 2024.
The UCEED Syllabus consists of Visualization and Spatial Ability, Observation and Design Sensitivity, Analytical and Logical Reasoning, Language and Creativity, Environmental and Social Awareness, Design Thinking and Problem Solving and drawing.
The tentative Schedule for UCEED Counselling 2023 is tabulated here:-

Application for B.Des. Program - March 14 to March 31 2023

Seat allotment round 1 - April 10, 2023

Seat allotment round 2 - May 10, 2023

Seat allotment round 3 - June 10, 2023

You can attempt the UCEED Mock Test on the Toprankers website. You can download the question papers for enhancing preparation levels. 

Yes, UCEED Coaching have separate doubt sessions for the weak students. We take the combined test for all the registered students and segregate them as per their performance. Based on the performance, we help learners to prepare for the exam.

The UCEED Question paper is divided into three sections: Part A (Numerical Answer Type), Part B (Multiple Select Questions), Part C (Multiple Choice Questions).


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