Common Entrance Examination for Design Exam

What is CEED Exam?

Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) is conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay on behalf of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India to offer admission to aspirants in Master of Design (M.Des) and PhD programmes.

On the basis of a candidate’s score in CEED exam, he/she can secure admission in M.Des course at IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IISc Bangalore, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Hyderabad, IIITDM Jabalpur and UPES Dehradun and Ph.D programme on offer at IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Hyderabad and IIT Kanpur.

Aspirants who have qualified GATE will also be considered for admission in M.Des programmes offered at IISc Bangalore and IIT Kanpur.

The objective of the Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) is to evaluate the candidate’s aptitude for design involving visual perception ability, drawing skills, logical reasoning, creativity, communication, and problem-solving skills.

CEED 2020:

The registration for CEED 2020 will start on October 9, 2019, and it will end on November 15, 2018. Whereas, the CEED 2020 exam will be held on January 18, 2020.

Application Fee:

For all Women Candidates: INR 1300 + GST
For SC/ST/PwD Candidates: INR 1300 + GST
For all Other Candidates: INR 2600 + GST

The registration form must be submitted through online mode only including payment of application fee. Click here to know more about the steps to register CEED 2020.

CEED 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

The applicants must have passed a degree/diploma/pg degree of 4 years or 3+2 years (after Higher Secondary) or appearing for the final examination by July 2020.

The applicants must have passed the GD Arts Diploma program (10+5) by July 2020. Click here to know more about the detailed scenario of CEED 2020 Eligibility Criteria.

CEED 2020 Admit Cards:

Admit Cards will be available to download from the official website from the 1st January 2020 till the exam date. A candidate has to take a printout and it is mandatory to bring the admit card to the examination centre.

The examination consists of two parts, i.e. Part A and Part B. A candidate has to attempt questions from both the parts compulsory. Part A will be conducted from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM and Part B from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM.

CEED 2020 Examination Cities (Tentative):

A candidate has to choose 3 cities in the order preference at the of online registration. CEED 2020 committee plans to conduct the examination in the following cities:

Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Ernakulam, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, and Vishakhapatnam.

List of Institutes Participating in CEED 2020:

  • IISc Bangalore: Center for Product Design and Manufacturing
  • IIT Bombay: Industrial Design Center
  • IIT Delhi: Instrument Design and Development Centre
  • IIT Guwahati: Department of Design
  • IIT Hyderabad: Department of Design
  • IIT Kanpur: Design Programme
  • IIITDM Jabalpur: Design Discipline

Apart from above participating Institutes, CEED 2020 results will also be shared with the following Institutes, which will allow some seats in their M.Des programmes for admission through CEED 2020 for the academic year 2020-2021:

  • Anant National University
  • Lovely Professional University (LPU)
  • Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
  • University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)
  • Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University
  • World University of Design (WUD)
UCEED 2020 Result Declared

The Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) 2020 results declared by IIT Bombay. Candidates who have appeared for the examination can access the results on the official website uceed.iitb.ac.in. 

One should enter their login credentials to check UCEED result 2020. It is advised to download to keep the hard copy of UCEED result 2020.  

IIT Bombay has conducted UCEED 2020 exam on January 18. The scorecard will contain the details such as name and marks secured. 

13 March 2020
CEED 2020 Result Declared

IIT Bombay has announced the CEED result 2020. Institute has released the result earlier which is supposed to be declared on March 4. Candidates who have appeared for the written exam can visit the official website to check their result - http://www.ceed.iitb.ac.in/2020/ 

Candidates should enter their login id and password to download the result. The organising institute has also announced the qualifying cutoff for CEED 2020. The CEED scorecard can be downloaded from March 4, onwards. 

The Part-A qualifying marks for General candidates is 38. The marks for OBC is 34.2. It is 19 marks for both SC and ST. 

2 March 2020
CEED Final Answer Key 2020 Released

IIT Bombay has released the CEED final answer key 2020. Candidates who have appeared for the written exam can access the final answer key of CEED 2020 on the official site. 

Aspirants should note that the CEED final answer key 2020 was released only for Part A. It has also released the CEED 2020 question papers. Both are available in pdf. 

The entrance exam was held on January 18, 2020. The CEED 2020 result will be released on March 4. The qualified candidates will be gain admission to design courses. 

5 February 2020
CEED Answer Key 2020 Released

IIT Bombay has released the provisional answer keys of CEED 2020 on its official website at ceed.iitb.ac.in. Candidates who have appeared for the written examination can check the answer keys.

The answer keys will be available until January 27, 2020. The final answer keys will be available on February 4, 2020. In case of any discrepancies in the CEED answer key 2020, candidates should contact the exam authorities without any delay. 

23 January 2020
CEED 2020 Exam Day Guidelines

IIT Bombay to conduct CEED and UCEED on January 18. The registered candidates are advised to check all the important details before appearing for the exam. 

  • Download the CEED admit card and take a printout of the same. 
  • One should reach the exam hall on the reporting time. 
  • It is advised to to check the seating arrangement. 
  • Candidates should not carry any electronic gadgets inside the exam hall. 
  • Test takers cannot leave the exam hall before completion of the exam.

The CEED exam result likely to be declared on March 4, 2020. 

17 January 2020
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