To apply for admission in Bachelor of Design (B.Des) programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur, and the B. Tech in Computer Science and Design (CSD) programme (for seats specified in the seat matrix) at the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIIT Delhi), for the academic year 2017-2018, an applicant is required to fulfil the following 3 criteria.

Criterion 1 – Age limit:

The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1997 if belonging to the GEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 1992 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

Criterion 2 – UCEED Qualification:

The candidate should have qualified, i.e., obtained a rank in UCEED 2017.

Criterion 3 – Qualifying examination:

The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2016 or 2017. Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2015 or earlier are NOT eligible.

Candidates from the Science Stream with Physics, Chemistry and Maths as subjects are eligible to apply to IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur. Candidates from any other stream (Science without Maths or Physics or Chemistry, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) are eligible to apply to only IIT Bombay and IIITDM Jabalpur.

Only candidates who have (i) undertaken the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) from schools located in Delhi (having PIN Code of Delhi), AND (ii) obtained 80% or more in Mathematics, AND (iii) obtained 80% or more aggregate score of best five subjects including Mathematics, are eligible to apply to the B. Tech in Computer Science and Design (CSD) programme at IIIT Delhi.

The candidates appearing for their qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2017 should ensure that, (a) all parts of their final examination are completed by the date of registration in respective admitting institute, and (b) proof of having passed the qualifying examination with required eligibility is submitted by September 30, 2017 to the admitting institute.

If a qualifying examination 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 upload it along with the grade sheet. In case such a certificate is not provided, the decision taken by the B. Des Admissions Committee will be final.

The criteria, as specified above, is applicable “in toto” to all the applicants including foreign nationals. Applications from foreign nationals including OCI/PIO card holders are considered under the open category and they are outside the ambit of reservation of seats under the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories. Seats allotted to foreign nationals are supernumerary. However seats allotted to OCI/PIO candidates are not supernumerary.