The exam will have questions from
the following six topics:
VISUALIZATION AND SPATIAL ABILITY
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.
OBSERVATION AND DESIGN SENSITIVITY
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.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL AWARENESS
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
ANALYTICAL AND LOGICAL REASONING
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.
LANGUAGE AND CREATIVITY
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. & vocabulary skills. Ability to think creatively in terms of alternatives, ability to distinguish innovative options and think out of the box.
DESIGN THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING
Ability to use visual analogies, metaphors, signs and symbols. Ability
to understand complexity, identify problem, generate alternatives, evaluate options and select solutions.
UCEED BROCHURE LINK
UCEED QUESTION PAPER PATTERN
o There will be ONE question paper of 3
o The question paper will be in English.
o The question paper will be administered through a computer based
o The question paper will carry a total of 300 marks.
o The question
paper will contain a total of 100 questions distributed among the 6 topics provided in the syllabi.
- • There will be ONE question paper for 3 hours duration.
- • The question paper will be in English.
- • The question paper will be administered through a computer based test.
- • The question paper will carry a total of 300 marks.
- • The question paper will consist of 3 sections.
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.