UCEED 2020 has gone through a major change in Examination pattern. UCEED examination will now have two parts: Part A and Part B. Both the parts are mandatory.
Part A will contains three sections –
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.
|Start & Last date for Online Application||
September 09 – October 10, 2020
|Last date for Online Application with Late Fee||
October 11 – October 17, 2020
|Start date for Admit Card downloading||
January 01, 2021 onwards
|UCEED 2020 Examination||
January 17, 2021 (Sunday) 09:00 am – 12:00 pm
|Declaration of result||
March 10, 2021
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.
The summary of the paper structure is given below:
|Section||Number of Questions||Question Numbers||Marks if Correct||Marks if Wrong||Marks if not Attempted||Total Marks|
|Part-A (240 marks, 2 hours 30 mins)|
|Part-B (60 marks, 30 mins)|
|TOTAL (Part-A and Part-B combined): 300 MARKS|
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:
Ability to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective, and shading.
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions
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 4 marks. There is NO NEGATIVE marks for this section. Questions not attempted will be given zero mark.
Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
Each MSQ has one or more correct answer(s) out of the four given choices. The candidate gets 4 marks only if ALL the correct choices and NO wrong choices are selected. There is NO NEGATIVE or PARTIAL marks for this section. Questions not attempted will be given zero mark.
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Each MCQ has four choices out of which only one is the correct answer. There is NEGATIVE marking for this section. Each correct answer will be awarded 3 marks and each wrong answer will be awarded –1 (minus one) mark. Questions not attempted will be given zero mark.
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