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. This section contains 20 questions.SECTION B: 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. This sections contains 20 questionsSECTION C: 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. This sections contains 40 questions.
By inculcating a creative and observational outlook and researching on concepts like famous artists and movements, famous designs and designers etc, constantly. It requires a consistent schedule, as there are number of concepts to cover from current affairs to environmental design. Practice past papers and mock tests for maximum exposure to the type of questions asked as well as improving the speed and efficiency with which you write the final exam. If you require more assistance and feedback, join a coaching centre, for example DQ Labs.
DQ Labs provides classes and coaching on three platforms; the physical classes, the online classes as well as DQ Edge. DQ Edge is a testing platform that provides both free and paid for previous papers, mock question papers, as well as experimental questions. It is the only testing platform that gives personalised feedback through identifying the methods used to solve these questions and using statistics to show how effective these methods are, making use of cognitive analytics. It also features study material pertaining to your weaknesses, that are identified each time the student takes a test. The platform also features experts that can answer students queries.
UCEED syllabus is divided into six sections - visualisation and spatial ability, observation and design sensitivity, environmental and social awareness, analytical and logical reasoning, language and creativity, design thinking and problem-solving.
Students worldwide can apply for the exam, and must have passed the qualifying school examination the year before or the year they’re taking the UCEED. A student can attempt the UCEED a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. The UCEED score is only valid for the consecutive year cannot be used after that.
In order to be included in the rank list you must secure 10%, if you’re in the general category, in every section of the paper as well as a minimum of 100 marks totally. Every university then has a rank cut off list that is renewed every year therefore there isn't a fixed good score as such. It depends on the scores of the other candidates. In 2017, the highest test score was 224.
DQ Labs is design coaching institute that provides classes and coaching on three different platforms; the physical classes, the online classes as well as DQ Edge. DQ Edge is a testing platform that provides both free and paid for previous papers, mock question papers, as well as experimental questions. It is the only testing platform that gives personalised feedback to each student regarding their weaknesses by making use of cognitive analytics. The faculty at the institute are all well experienced in the design field as well as familiar with the tests they provide coaching for, and are available at all times and will answer your queries on all three platforms. The institute has yielded many of the toppers in most design entrance tests, the student who topped the DAT in 2017, Manaswini Sankara Narayana, worked with DQ Labs.
DQ Edge, a testing platform created by DQ Labs is the best platform if you’re looking for personalized feedback on the tests you take as well as study material pertaining to your weaknesses within the test. It contains previous papers, mock test papers and experimental questions. There's a section for students to post queries as well, these queries are answered by the faculty regularly as well.