UCEED 2021

UCEED 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Students can check below details of UCEED Eligibility criteria:

General Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Indian/ Foreign/ PIO/ OCI Card Holders are eligible to apply.
  • Age Criteria: Open category or OBC – NCL candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1996 to be eligible to apply. While ST/ SC/ PwD candidates, should have been born after October 1, 1991.
  • Attempts: Students will be able to attempt UCEED exam for maximum of two times. UCEED scorecard is valid for 1 year time period.


  • Qualifying Exam: Passed 12th level or its equivalent with any stream – Science, Commerce, Arts and Humanities from a recognized board or university.
  • Appearing: Students who are appearing for 12th level can also apply.

UCEED 2021 Exam Pattern

Know details of UCEED Exam Pattern in the below given section:

  • Mode of Paper: UCEED will be held on 17th January 2021 in online mode.
  • Duration of Exam: 3 hours will be given for completing the paper.
  • Sections: There will be three sections in the paper.
  • Questions Type: The question paper will have numerical type of questions for Section A, Multiple select questions in Section B and Multiple choice questions in Section C.
  • Number of questions: Total of 69 questions will be there in the paper.
  • Total Marks: Paper will be of 300 marks.
  • Medium Language of Paper: Paper will be available in the medium language of English.

Know distribution of questions and marks for UCEED:

Section Number of Questions Question Numbers Marks if correct Marks if wrong Marks if not attempted Total marks
  Part A (240 marks)
NAT 18 1-18 4 0 0 72
MSQ 18 19-36 4 -0.19 0 72
MCQ 32 37-68 3 -0.71 0 96
 Part B (60 marks)
1 1 60 0 0 60
 Total (Part A & Part B combined): 300 marks