Common Entrance Examination for Design Exam

What is CEED Exam?

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

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 - It is a qualifying examination for admission to Master of Design (M.Des) Programmes at IISC Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Kanpur, and IIT Roorkee and Ph.D Programmes at several IITs and design schools.

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

Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) 2023:

Online registration for CEED 2023 will start from 30 September, 2022, and it will end on 29 October, 2022. Whereas, the CEED 2023 Exam will be held on 22 January, 2023 (Sunday) from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.

CEED 2023 Application Fee:

CEED Registration form must be submitted ONLINE ONLY through the official website - www.ceed.iitb.ac.in

For all Woman Candidates: INR 1800 + GST
For SC/ST/PwD Candidates: INR 1800 + GST
For all Other Candidates: INR 3600 + GST

The normal registration fee shown above is applicable till the regular closing date of registration. A late fee of Rs. 500 is applicable to ALL candidates for regsitrations submitted after the regular closing date.

CEED 2023: The registration form must be submitted through online mode by including payment of application fee. Please Click here to know more about the steps to register CEED 2023.

CEED 2023 Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must have completed a Degree / Diploma / PG Degree of 3 years (10+2 level), or must be appearing for the final examination of such a program by July, 2023.

Candidates must have passed the GD Arts Diploma Program (10+5 Level) by July 2023. Please Click here to know more about the detailed scenario of CEED 2023 Eligibility Criteria.

CEED 2023 Admit Cards:

CEED Admit Cards will be available to download from the official website from the 13th January 2023 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 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM and Part B from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.

CEED 2023 Examination Cities (Tentative):

Candidates has to coose 3 cities in the order preference at the online registation. CEED 2023 Examination will be conducted 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 2023:

  • IISc Bangalore: Center for Product Design and Manufacturing
  • IIT Bombay: IDC School of Design (Industrial Design Center)
  • IIT Delhi: Department of Design
  • IIT Guwahati: Department of Design
  • IIT Hyderabad: Department of Design
  • IIT Kanpur: Design Programme
  • IIT Roorkee: Department of Design

Apart from above participating Institutes, CEED 2023 results will also be shared with the following Institutes, which will allow some seats in their M.Des programmes for admission through CEED 2023 for the academic year 2022-2023:

  • IIITDM Jabalpur Design Discipline.
  • IIITDM Kancheepuram.
  • World University of Design (WUD) Sonepat, Haryana.
  • UPES School of Design Dehradun.
  • Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design & Technology Bengaluru.
  • JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur
  • MIT Institute of Design, Avantika University Ujjain.
  • MIT ID Innovation, MIT Institute of Design Pune.
  • Jain (Deemed-to-be-University), Bangalore.
  • VIT School of Design (V-SIGN), Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.
  • School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal.
  • Delhi Technological University, Delhi (Formerly Delhi College of Engineering).
  • CEPT University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • Central Institute of Technology Kokrajhar.

CEED 2023 Results

CEED 2023 Results will be declared on 07 March, 2023 on official website - ceed.iitb.ac.in.

The CEED 2023 Score Card can be donwloaded from 11 March, 2023 from candidate portal. It is valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of the result. The CEED 2023 Score Card cannot be treated as a proof of date of birth, category or disability status.


CEED 2023 Registration Window with Late fee to close 16 November, 2022

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay will close the registration window with a late fee for Common Entrance Exam on Design (CEED) on 16 November, 2022.

Candidates who are interested and eligible are requested to apply on the official website - www.ceed.iitb.ac.in.

16 November 2022
CEED 2023 - IIT Bombay is going to close the online registration window

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay is going to close the online registration window for the Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) on 28 October, 2022.

Candidates who are interested in studying in M.Des/Ph.D at IIT Bombay can apply for CEED 2023 by visiting the official website - www.ceed.iitb.ac.in

28 October 2022
CEED 2022 Application Process Begins

IIT Bombay has started the online registration process for the Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) 2022. Interested candidates can apply online for the CEED & UCEED at ceed.iitb.ac.in. 

The last date to apply online for CEED is October 10. The last date to submit the applications with late fee is October 17. 

9 September 2021
CEED Result 2021 Declared

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, the organising institute, has released the Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) result 2021 on March 8. Candidates who have appeared for the written exam held in January can access the CEED 2021 result and UCEED result 2021 on the official website - iitb.ac.in.

One should use their login credentials to download the CEED score 2021. It is advised to download the scorecard and keep the hard copy for future reference. 


8 March 2021
CEED Answer Key 2021 Released

IIT Bombay has released the answer key of Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) answer key 2021 and candidate's response sheet. One can download the CEED answer key 2021 and UCEED answer key 2021 on the official website - iitb.ac.in.

Download CEED Answer Key 2021

The organising institute has also released the response sheets of candidates and provide an option to raise an objection. One can raise till January 24, 2021.

21 January 2021
CEED 2021 Admit Card Released
UCEED Supplementary Round 1 Seat Allotment Result Released
CEED 2021 Official Brochure Released
UCEED 2020 Result Declared
CEED 2020 Result Declared
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