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UCEED 2020: Third Round of Counselling in Around the Corner, Refund Policies Changed, Check Latest Updates

UCEED 2020: Third Round of Counselling in Around the Corner, Refund Policies Changed, Check Latest Updates

 

UCEED is a computer-based examination administered by IIT Bombay under the leadership of UCEED-CEED Implementation Committee to enrol the competent candidates in the Bachelor of Design (BDes) courses provided by the institutes that accept UCEED scores. UCEED is conducted every year by the conducting authority to evaluate the designing, creativity and analytical skills of the candidates in the duration of three hours. Appearing for or qualifying the UCEED exam does not ensure admission in BDes courses. Qualification in UCEED asks for a separate application for admission according to the specified procedure as mentioned by IIT Bombay. Enrollments in BDes are offered based on the merit in each category which is prepared based on marks secured in the written entrance exam. 

UCEED 2020 Highlights

Name of the Exam

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design

Frequency of conduct

Once a year

Mode of Exam

Online

Duration of Exam

3 hours

Official Website

http://www.uceed.iitb.ac.in/2020/

Recent Updates

The second list of seat allotments is published online. Refund policies for BDes admissions 2020 have also been revised by the UCEED Admission Cell due to COVID-19 outbreak. According to the new policy, the students can take a refund for the fee given by them after deduction of processing fee of INR 3000/-.

UCEED 2020: Counselling Dates

1st Round of Seat Allotment

09-Jul-2020

Last date to accept seat and exercise ‘Freeze’ or ‘Float’ option

15-Jul-2020 (till 11:55 pm)

2nd Round of Seat Allotment

19-Jul-2020

Last date to accept seat and exercise ‘Freeze’ or ‘Float’ option

22-Jul-2020 (till 11:55 pm)

3rd Round of Seat Allotment

27-Jul-2020

Last date to accept seat and exercise ‘Freeze’ or ‘Float’ option

29-Jul-2020 (till 11:55 pm)

Refund for BDes admissions

Minimum 15 days before the commencement of academic session in the concerned Institute or by 31-Oct-2020 (whichever is early)

UCEED 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Indian, as well as foreign nationals, are eligible to apply for UCEED 2020, provided they meet the eligibility criteria.

Age Limit

  • General/ Open or OBC-NCL category- Candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1995.
  • SC/ ST/ PwD category- Candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1990.

Academic Qualification

  • Qualifications in standard 12 or equivalent exams in 2018 OR are appearing for the examinations in 2020.
  • Candidates from all disciplines namely, Arts & Humanities, Science and Commerce are eligible to apply.

Application Fee for BDes Admissions 

The application fee of INR 2,000 is to be paid during the submission of the admission form at UCEED participating schools and it can be paid online via Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Netbanking.

  • Steps to fill the application form for UCEED 2020
  • Step 1: Registration on the official website
  • Step 2: Entering the valid Personal Details
  • Step 3: Providing the valid academic details 
  • Step 4: Upload the required documents
  • Step 5: Paying the Application Fee for UCEED 2020

 

Registration Fee for UCEED 2020

Indian Nationals

(including PIO/OCI)

Female Aspirants of all categories

INR 1,500

SC, ST, PwD Aspirants

INR 1,500

All Other Aspirants

INR 3,000

Foreign Nationals

Aspirants from SAARC countries

USD 200

Aspirants from Non-SAARC countries

USD 325

UCEED 2020: Admit Card

The admit card for UCEED is issued online on the official website of the entrance exam by IIT Bombay, to be downloaded by the successful applicants after logging in with their registration id and password. No hard copy of UCEED 2020 admit cards are sent to the aspirants under any circumstances. 

UCEED 2020: Exam Pattern

Part A 

Language Medium

English

Total No. of Questions

68

Total Marks

240 marks

Maximum Duration Allowed

2:30 hours

Mode of Examination

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Part B 

Language Medium

English

Total Question

1

Total Marks

60 marks

Maximum Duration Allowed

30 minutes

Mode of Examination

Offline/Pen-paper based

UCEED 2020: Results

The result of UCEED 2020 has been declared by IIT Bombay on the official website on March 13, 2020. The result can be checked by the participants after logging in with their ID and password. Qualified candidates can download their UCEED 2020 scorecard from the official website- http://www.uceed.iitb.ac.in/2020/. Unqualified candidates can not download the scorecard but can only check their section-wise marks on the result page. The validity of UCEED score remains active for the period of one year from the date of results announcement. It should be noted that hardcopies of the results are not posted to any candidate.

UCEED 2020: Counselling

The first list of UCEED 2020 seat allotments was published on July 9 by IIT Bombay. Based on the first round of counselling, candidates can check the opening and closing ranks for enrollment in BDes programmes offered at IIT Bombay, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur. The second list of UCEED 2020 seat allotments was published on July 19. Minimum of three rounds of seat allotment process takes place for BDes admissions 2020 via UCEED exam.

FAQs

How many times does UCEED take place in a year?

UCEED takes place only once a year, usually in the month of January.

Is it mandatory to carry the UCEED admit card on the day of the exam?

Yes, UCEED admit card 2020 is a mandatory document, otherwise the candidates are not permitted to appear for the design entrance exam.

How many times can a candidate appear for this exam?

A candidate can appear for a maximum of two times in consecutive years. The validity of UCEED score remains active for a year.  

What is the mode of conduct of the UCEED exam?

UCEED takes place in online mode as a computer-based exam.

When will the third round of UCEED 2020 counselling take place?

The third round of UCEED 2020 counselling will tentatively take place on July 27, 2020.


 

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.