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UCEED B.Des Application Process 2024

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : October 7, 2023


Summary: The UCEED application form for the academic year 2024 has been released. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply at the earliest! 

If you are interested in applying for this academic year 2024, 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 have been 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 out the form, and much more.

Fill your UCEED 2024 Application Form

UCEED B.Des Application Process Dates 2024 (Announced)

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

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

Events Dates
Start date for Online Registration October 03, 2023, 1:00 PM (On-Going)
Last date for Online Registration with regular fee October 31, 2023 (Upcoming)
Last date for Online Registration with late fee November 08, 2023 (Upcoming)
Start date for Admit Card downloading January 05, 2024, 1:00 PM
Last date for rectification of discrepancies in Admit card January 11, 2024, 5:00 PM
UCEED 2024: date and time of exam January 21, 2024 (Sunday)
09:00 am to 12:00 noon
Release of Draft Answer Key and candidates’ response for Part-A January 23, 2024
Last date for uploading comments (if any)
on the Draft Answer Key in the candidate’s portal
January 25, 2024, 5:00 PM
Release of Final Answer Key for Part-A January 31, 2024, 5:00 PM
Announcement of cut-off marks for Part-A February 08, 2024
Declaration of results March 08, 2024
Start date for Score Card downloading March 11, 2024
Last date for Score Card downloading June 12, 2024
Submission of Online Application for BDes Programme March 14 to 31, 2024
Seat allotment round 1 April 10, 2024
Seat allotment round 2 May 10, 2024
Seat allotment round 3 June 10, 2024

Steps to apply UCEED B.Des Application Form 2024

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 register. 

Step 1: Visit the official website (http://www.uceed.iitb.ac.in/2024/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 the UCEED roll number, Total marks scored, DOB, DIN, and Email address to verify.

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

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Know the UCEED B.Des Eligibility Criteria 2024

You must have satisfied the following criteria to apply for the UCEED exam 2024

  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 2024. 
  3. Qualifying examination: The candidate should have passed all five subjects in the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2022 or 2024. Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2021 or earlier are NOT eligible. 

Check: UCEED Counselling 2024

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 and 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 2024 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: UCEED Application form 2024

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.

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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 2024 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 2024

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 counselling fee for BDes application Process 2024 is INR 2000, and 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 2024-2024 will be made available on respective institute websites closer to the date of admission.

Check: UCEED 2024 Exam Analysis

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 cancelled.
  • If the PwD certificate is not valid, 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) have 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 counselling if there are no more qualified OBC-NCL candidates in the applicant list, subject to the 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 counselling except IIITDM Jabalpur if there are any vacant seats after completion of the counselling. 

Check: UCEED Exam Pattern

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