Results of Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED)-2017 to be Declared on 24 Feb

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination

Gurgaon’s Tanmay Pathak becomes the UCEED-2017 topper with 224 scores

The Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) is conducted by IIT Bombay for admission to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) programme. Currently, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur admit their B.Des students through UCEED. From 2017-2018 onwards, the Central Institute of Technology (CIT) Kokrajhar, Assam and Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology in Delhi (IIIT-D) will also admit students to their B. Des and B.Tech programmes through UCEED.

Started in 2015, UCEED has rapidly grown in popularity amongst students aspiring to study design. It is now the preferred entrance examination amongst colleges offering Bachelors programme in Design. In addition to the government institutions mentioned above, some private universities and design schools also use UCEED for admissions.

This year, UCEED was held on January 22, 2017 in 19 cities across the country. A total of 8336 candidates appeared for UCEED. Students who have passed Class XII (or equivalent) in 2016 or appearing in 2017 in any stream (Science, Commerce, or Arts and Humanities) were eligible.

UCEED is a computer-based, centre-based exam of three-hour duration. Students had to answer 85 questions in three sections for a total of 300 marks. To qualify, a candidate, depending on his/her category, had to score the minimum prescribed marks in each section of the question paper and score minimum total marks. These requirements are published in the UCEED brochure well in advance.

Of the total 8336 candidates who appeared for UCEED 2017, 1344 candidates qualified. Tanmay Pathak of Gurgaon with a score of 224 topped the exam. He is followed by Samadrita Sarkar of Visakhapatnam with a score of 191 and Harshit Satija of Rishikesh stood third with a score of 186.

 The results will be declared on February 24, 2017. Candidates will be able to check their individual scores, ranks and download their score cards from the UCEED website: http://www.iitb.ac.in/uceed/2017/

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