A candidate, including a foreign national, must fulfil each and every one of the following three criteria to appear in UCEED 2016.

Criterion 1 – Age limit:

The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1996 if belonging to the GEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 1991 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

Criterion 2 – Number of attempts:

A candidate can attempt UCEED for a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. Note that UCEED score is valid for one year, and only for admissions in the corresponding academic year.

Criterion 3 – Qualifying examination:

The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2015, OR will appear in 2016. Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2014 or earlier are NOT eligible.

For admission to B. Des. the candidate should have passed in the qualifying examination.

If a qualifying Board awards only letter grades without providing information on the passing grade on the grade sheet, the candidate should obtain a certificate from the Board specifying the passing grade and submit it at the time of online acceptance of the allocated seat. In case such a certificate is not provided, the decision taken by the B. Des. Admissions Committee will be final.

Candidates should have qualified in UCEED 2016.

The criteria, as specified above, is applicable “in toto” to all the candidates including foreign nationals.