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UCEED B.Des Application Process 2023

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : January 18, 2023


If you are interested in applying for this academic year 2023, you are requested to visit the official website of UCEED on or before the due date to complete the registration process. 

Admissions are available in several IITs across the country namely; IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIITDM Jabalpur. 

In recent years students are thinking of career prospects beyond medicine and engineering bringing a change in the normal conventional idea of a profession. And such changes will have a huge and positive impact in the coming years. 

The article is curated to give you an idea about everything you must know for the B.Des application process. It covers the latest updates, important notifications, eligibility criteria, application fees, how to fill the form, and much more.

UCEED B.Des Application Process Dates 2023

Follow the important events and dates for UCEED B.Des Application Process.

We would also request you check the official website for recent notifications for the latest updates. 

Event Dates (Tentative)
UCEED B.Des Application Release March 2023
UCEED B.Des Application Closes March 2023
Seat allotment round April 2023
Seat allotment round May 2023
Seat allotment round June 2023

You might want to check UCEED Counselling 2023

Steps to apply UCEED B.Des Application Form 2023

Make sure you check the eligibility criteria and read through the admission brochure after filling out the application form. Follow the steps below if you have to newly register. 

Step 1: Visit the official website (http://www.uceed.iitb.ac.in/2023/bdes-application.html) to locate the BDes application button and click on it.

Step 2: Choose B.Des (IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad & IIITDM Jabalpur)

Step 3: Click on Login if you have to newly register. Enter Email ID.

Step 4: An Email will be sent to you with an activation link. Open the URL and fill in the requested information.

Step 5: If you are waiting for seat allotment rounds, then enter UCEED roll number, Total marks scored, DOB, DIN, and Email address to verify as shown below: 

Step 5: Enter the details once verified, upload the required documents, and submit the form by paying the applicable fees.

Know the UCEED B.Des Eligibility Criteria 2023

You must have satisfied the following criteria to apply for the UCEED exam 2023

  1. Age limit: The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1997, if belonging to the OPEN/EWS/OBC-NCL category and, on or after October 1, 1992, if belonging to the SC, ST, or PwD category.
  2. UCEED qualification: The candidate should have qualified, i.e., obtained a rank, in UCEED 2023. 
  3. Qualifying examination: The candidate should have passed all five subjects in the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2022 or 2023. Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2021 or earlier are NOT eligible. 

Candidates from the Science Stream with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as subjects are eligible to apply to all the five participating institutes. Candidates from any other stream (Science without Mathematics or Physics or Chemistry, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) are eligible to apply to IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, and IIT Hyderabad.

For admission to BDes at IIITDM Jabalpur, only students with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology at 10+2 can apply. 

Students from Arts or Humanities at 10+2 are not eligible to apply for BDes admissions at IIITDM Jabalpur. 

The candidates appearing for their qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2023 must ensure that (a) all parts of their final examination are completed by the date of application for admission, and (b) proof of having passed the qualifying examination with the required eligibility is submitted by the last date. 

Check out the UCEED Application form 2023

Documents required for UCEED B.Des Application Process

Keep the document below handy: 

  • Photograph, 
  • Signature,
  • UCEED Score Card,
  • Qualifying examination 
  • Mark Sheet (Class XII or equivalent), and where applicable, 
  • EWS/OBC-NCL/SC/ST Certificate, PwD Certificate, (If applicable)
  • OCI/PIO Card.

UCEED Mock Test

UCEED Mock Test

Specifications for the above-listed Documents

Documents required along with its specifications are as follows: 

Documents Required Specifications Size
Photograph recent color photograph, full-frontal (face) view, head centered in the frame covering 70–80% of the photograph, taken within the last six months JPEG image formats
Signature Scanned copy, full signature on white paper JPEG image formats
Marks Card All relevant scorecards of 2023 PDF formats
School Certificate certificate from the school/college principal Certificate in Docs, Uploaded in PDF
Caste certificate EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST, or PwD category must produce OBC-NCL (Appendix 2), Caste (for SC), Tribe (for ST) (Appendix 3), EWS (Appendix 4), or PwD certificate (Appendices 5 – 9) issued by a competent authority PDF formats

Check: UCEED Sketching Questions

UCEED B.Des Application Fees 2023

The seat acceptance fee is INR 60,000 (Rupees Sixty Thousand only) for GEN/EWS/OBC-NCL and INR 15,000/- (Rupees Fifteen Thousand only) for SC/ST/PWD.

The B.Des application counseling fee for BDes application Process 2023 is INR 2000 which is This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. 

This amount must be paid online mode as instructed on the registration portal. 

Check: UCEED Admit Card

UCEED B.Des Seat Matrix and Reservation

Seat allocation will be based on the All India Rank (merit order), reservation category, and seat availability in each institute at the time of seat allocation. 

The table represents category-wise available seats in Bachelor of Design (BDes) programs at IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIITDM Jabalpur for the academic year 2022:

We can expect a somewhat similar seat and reservation matrix this year. 

  • Applicants will be able to edit their application form, including the order of preference of institutes, and resubmit it, 
  • This can be done till the closing date of the application period. 
  • However, after the closing date, all institute choices and information filled in the applications are treated as Final. 
  • Requests for any changes in the application (after the closing date) will strictly not be entertained.
  • Seats are reserved for foreign nationals as well. Seats allotted to foreign students are supernumerary with a cap of 10% of the total available seats in the course, in order of merit.
  • The fee structure for the academic year 2023-2024 will be made available on respective institute websites closer to the date of admissions.

You will find UCEED 2023 Exam Analysis useful 

Reservation for UCEED B.Des

  • Candidates belonging to the EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST, and PwD categories will be declared as qualified on the basis of a relaxed criterion.
  • Candidates must note that the benefit of reservation will be given to them subject to verification of documents at the appropriate stage. If it is discovered at any stage that a candidate has used a false/fake/invalid/incorrect document, or has furnished false, incorrect, or incomplete information, in order to avail the benefit of reservation, then such a candidate shall be excluded from all admission processes. In case such a candidate has already been given admission, then the admission shall stand canceled.
  • If the PwD certificate is not valid and the candidate will be rolled back to GEN
  • The candidate must submit a valid and updated certificate while submitting his/her application for BDes admission to avail of reservation.
  • Seat allocation will be based on the All India Rank (merit order), reservation category, and seat availability in each institute at the time of seat allocation. 
  • Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) 10% of seats. EWS certificates issued only from April 1, 2021, onwards are accepted.
  • Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL)  27% of seats in the course.
  • Scheduled Caste (SC) - 15% of seats in the course.
  • Scheduled Tribe (ST) - 7.5% of seats in the course.
  • Unfilled seats in the OBC-NCL category can be allotted to OPEN category candidates during the counseling if there are no more qualified OBC-NCL candidates in the applicant list, subject to availability of rounds of seat allocation.
  • Seats remaining vacant under the SC and ST categories shall NOT be allotted to candidates belonging to other categories. 
  • There are no spot rounds of admissions in IITs, after completing the counseling expect IIITDM Jabalpur if there are any vacant seats after completion of the counseling. 

Check: UCEED Exam Pattern

Frequently Asked Questions

UCEED 2022 Online Registration process will begin from the month September.
The last date to fill out the UCEED Exam is yet to be released.
You can check the application fee for UCEED exam from the above post.
You must have completed class 12 equivalent examination from any stream to be eligible for UCEED 2023 Exam.
No. The UCEED 2023 Application Form can be filled only through online mode.
You can check the status of your UCEED application form from the official website.


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