UCEED Question Paper – UCEED 2019


UCEED is conducted annually by the IIT Bombay. The application process for the same has already begun and the application deadline is 9 November 2019. The UCEED exam is scheduled on 25 January 2019. Here are some UCEED Question Paper for the candidates to download.

Candidates interested to appear for the examination can fill out the application form till 16 November by paying the mentioned late fees.

all the candidates who have filled the application form can practice these UCEED Question Paper of previous years.

UCEED Question Papers

UCEED 2016 Question Paper

UCEED 2017 Question Paper

UCEED 2015 Question Paper

Why is it important to solve UCEED question paper of previous years?

It is important for the candidates to solve UCEED Exam question paper so as to get a better understanding of the nature of the questions asked in the exam. All the toppers who have scored a top-notch percentile practised the UCEED Papers.

  • Candidates can understand the exam pattern.
  • Candidates can get a good understanding of the syllabus
  • Practising the UCEED previous year question paper will improve your speed in solving the questions
  • Solving UCEED question paper will boost your confidence

UCEED Exam Pattern

UCEED Exam Pattern states that there is a total of 300 marks in the examination. The questions are divided into 3 sections and the mode of examination is only English.

S. No




Medium of UCEED English



  • Section A: Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
  • Section B: Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
  • Section C: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)


Duration of Exam

Three Hours


Mode of Exam



Total Marks


UCEED Marking Scheme



Marking Scheme 


Numerical Answer Type (NAT)

  • Four marks will be awarded for every correct answer
  • No negative marks for any incorrect answer


Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

  • For every correct answer, candidates will be awarded five marks
  • No Negative Marking


Multiple Choice Questions

  • Three Marks will be awarded for every correct answer
  • Candidates will lose mark for each incorrect answer.

UCEED Syllabus

Visualization and Spatial Ability

  • Knowledge of everyday mechanical and scientific concepts
  • Pictorial and diagrammatic questions
  • Understanding of transformation and/ or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships

Observation & Design Sensitivity

  • Test Takers appearing for the exam should have the ability to detect concealed properties in ordinary things, people, situations, and events. They should also be able to think critically about them.
  • It is also essential for the candidates to have the ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes.
  • UCEED test takers should also have an eye for details. They should also have abilities such as analysing, reasoning, classifying, inferring and predicting

Language and Creativity

Reading comprehension, verb patterns, knowledge of English grammar such as sentence structure, articles, active and passive constructions, vocabulary skills, usage and use of tenses.

Design thinking and problem solving

  • Ability to use visual analogies, metaphors, signs and symbols.
  • Ability to understand complexity, identify the problem, generate alternatives, evaluate options and select options.
  • Ability to think creatively in terms of alternatives, the ability to distinguish innovative options and think out of the box.

Environmental and Social Awareness

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

The analytical and logical reasoning

  • 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 the question and data interpretation, brain teasers and patterns.
  • Ability to weigh opinions, arguments or solutions against appropriate criteria.
  • Ability to look at the information, be it qualitative or quantitative in nature and discern patterns within the information.
  • Ability to check for hidden bias or assumptions and whether evidence or argument support the conclusions.

Candidates can download the UCEED Question Paper to test themselves and how much they have learned. also, knowing the UCEED Exam Pattern along with the UCEED Syllabus will help the candidates to gain an insight into the questions in the UCEED Exam.