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UCEED Entrance Exam - 2025

About UCEED Entrance Exam - 2025


UCEED 2025 Examination Dates are announced.

UCEED 2025 Exams Important dates-

  • UCEED 2025 Examination Dates- January 22, 2025 - 9.00am to 12.00pm 

  • Start Date for Online Registration - September 30, 2024

  • Last Date for Online Registration with Regular fees - October 21, 2024

  • Last Date for Online Registration with Late fees- October 29, 2024

  • Start Date for Admit Card Downloading - Jan 13, 2025 Onwards

  • Last Date for rectification for discrepancies in Admit Card - Jan 17, 2025, 5.00 pm

  • Release of Draft Answer Key- Jan 24, 2025

  • Last Date for Uploading comments (If any)- Jan 26, 2025, 5pm


UCEED examination has two parts: Part A and Part B. Both the parts are mandatory.

Part A
 will contains three sections –
  1. NAT (Numerical Ability Test)
  2. MSQ (Multiple Selection Question)
  3. MCQ (Multiple Choice Question)


Part B  Contains a drawing question. 

The overall time duration of the examination is 3 hours. Both the parts have to be finished within this time.



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About UCEED Exam

  • There will be ONE question paper of total 3 hours duration.
  • The question paper will be in English.
  • Questions from both the parts are compulsory.
  • The question paper will carry a total of 300 marks.
  • The question paper will consist of two parts: Part A and Part B. Details from both the parts are given below:
Total marks: 240 marks; Maximum time: 2 hours 30 mins

·         Part-A of the question paper will be administered through a computer based test.
·         Part-A of the question paper will consist of 3 sections.
NAT (Numerical Answer Type): 18 questions (4 marks each; no negative marks). For these questions, the answer is a number that needs to be entered using a virtual keyboard in the computer screen. No choices will be shown for these questions. Each correct answer will be awarded 3 marks. There is NO NEGATIVE marks for this section. Questions not attempted will be given zero mark.




MSQ (Multiple Select Questions): 18 questions (4 marks each; 0.19 negative marks). Each MSQ has one or more correct answer(s) out of the four given choices.



MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions): 32 questions (3 marks each; 0.71 negative marks). Each MCQ has four choices out of which only one is the correct answer.





Total marks: 60 marks;
Maximum time: 30 mins marks

Part-B consists of one question that is aimed at testing drawing skills which will require subjective evaluation. The question in Part-B will be displayed on the computer screen and the answer has to be written/drawn in the answer book provided by the invigilator only. Part-B answer booklets will be collected at the end of the examination. Part-B question is mandatory.
The entire paper (both part-A and Part-B) must be finished within overall time duration of 3 hours.




UCEED Syllabus


UCEED Syllabus is divided into six segments -From which NQ(Numerical Questions), MSQ(Multiple Selection Questions), MCQ(Multiple choice Questions) are asked. UCEED syllabus is only illustrative in nature. UCEED syllabus should be analyzed to prepare yourself. One paper of 3 hours duration will have questions from the following six broad topics:

UCEED syllabus comprises of Pictorial and diagrammatic questions to test; understanding of transformation and/or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships; knowledge of practical and everyday mechanical and scientific concepts.

UCEED syllabus comprises of Ability to detect concealed properties in ordinary things, people, situations, and events, and thinking critically about them. Applying attention to certain details, analysing, reasoning, classifying, inferring and predicting. Ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes.

UCEED syllabus comprises of  General awareness of environmental factors such as climate, population, water, vegetation, pollution, weather, natural resources etc., and their implications on the design of products, images, infrastructure and environment. Awareness of social and cultural connection with design, history of the designed artefact, and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses. History of art, sculpture and literature.

UCEED syllabus comprises of Ability to look at information, be it qualitative or quantitative in nature, and discern patterns within the information. Ability to weigh opinions, arguments or solutions against appropriate criteria. Ability to check for hidden bias or hidden assumptions and whether evidence and argument support conclusions. Ability to use logic and structured thinking to deduce from a short passage, which of a number of statements is the most accurate response to a posed question. Data Interpretation, brainteasers, and patterns.

UCEED syllabus comprises of Ability to understand and use Standard English. Reading comprehension, knowledge of English grammar such as sentence structure and usage, the use of tenses, verb patterns, articles, and active and passive constructions etc., and vocabulary skills.
Being able to think of creatively in terms of alternatives, ability to distinguish innovative options and think out of the box.

UCEED syllabus comprises of Ability to use visual analogies, metaphors, signs and symbols. Ability to understand complexity, identify problem, generate alternatives, evaluate options and select solutions.


Part-B will have question from the following topic:


  • Drawing

Ability to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective, and shading.