Common Entrance Examination for Design ( CEED )

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The objective of the Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) is to assess the candidate’s aptitude for design involving visual perception ability, drawing skills, logical reasoning, creativity, communication, and problem-solving skills. CEED is conducted by IIT Bombay. It is a qualifying examination for admission to Master of Design (MDes) programmes at IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIITDM Jabalpur, and IIT Kanpur, and to Ph.D programmes in Design at IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIT Kanpur. Qualifying in CEED alone does not guarantee admission to any of these programmes. Admitting institutes may conduct further tests and/or interviews for the final selection/admission.

CEED 2019Exam Hall Instruction

Reporting time: Candidates should report at the examination centre at 8:00 hours on Saturday, January 19, 2019, along with a colour printout of the admit card. This is required to record the biometric information (thumb impression and photograph) before appearing for the examination. Examination Time: 10.00 – 13.00 hrs. Identity proof: The candidate should bring a valid photo identity proof (original) along with the admit card to the examination centre. Candidates will not be admitted to the examination centre without a proper identity proof (college issued identity card, passport, driving license, PAN card, Voter ID or Aadhaar card). Stationery: Candidates must bring their own pencils, sketch pens, poster colours and other drawing materials for the examination. Candidates should not bring drawing sheets to the examination hall. Electronic gadgets such as mobile phones, calculators, smart or digital watches etc. are NOT allowed in the examination hall. Use of any electronic gadget…

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CEED 2019Important Dates

CEED 2019 Important Dates: Events Dates Online registration with regular fee Oct 9 to Nov 9 2018 Online registration with late fee Nov 10 to Nov 16, 2018 Admit card available for downloading from  Jan 1, 2019, Onwards Last date for rectification of discrepancies in the admit card Jan 5, 2019 Exam Date Jan 19, 2019 Release of draft answer key for Part A Jan 25, 2019 Last date for sending comments about draft answer key for Part A Jan 31, 2019 Release of final answer key for Part A Feb 4, 2019 Result Date Mar 4, 2019 Scorecards available for downloading Mar 4, 2019

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CEED 2019Examination Centres

CEED 2019 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. Candidates should compulsorily choose 3 cities in the order of preference at the time of online registration. Once the registration form is submitted, request for a change of city will NOT be entertained under any circumstances. If a sufficient number of candidates is not available in a city, then it may be dropped from the final list and candidates will be allotted to a city of their second or third choice. However, the JEE (Advanced)-UCEED-CEED office reserves the right to add a new city or remove an existing one and allow a city that may not be among any of the choices of a candidate. A city may have more than one examination centre. In…

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CEED 2019Syllabus

CEED 2019 will be in two parts. Part A will have questions related to these topics: Visualization and spatial ability: Pictorial and diagrammatic questions to test the understanding of transformation and/or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships. 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 design terminologies, social and cultural connection with the design, history of the designed artefact, and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses. History of art, sculpture and literature. Analytical and logical reasoning: Ability to analyse given information logically and select the most appropriate solutions. Ability to weigh opinions, arguments or solutions against appropriate criteria. Ability to use logic and structured thinking to deduce from a short passage, which of a number of statements is…

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CEED 2019Eligibility Criteria

CEED Eligibility Criteria consist of those parameters like age, nationality, academic qualifications etc. that are used to measure if a candidate will be considered suitable to pursue the programmes offered by the participating institutes. It may be noted that CEED 2019 eligibility criteria are applicable for the entrance test. Admission criteria may slightly vary from institute to institute hence candidates are advised to check that up before applying to the respective institutes. CEED Eligibility Criteria Parameters: Parameters Details Age Limit No Age limit. Any candidate can appear for the exam irrespective of their age. No of Attempts There is no restriction on the number of attempts. Type of degree Any recognized degree/ diploma/post graduate degree programme of 4 years or 3+2 years (after 10+2 level) Final year students (by July 2019) Candidates who are in the final year or are awaiting their result are also eligible provided they furnish proof…

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CEED 2019Online Application Form

In order to complete the registration procedure, you need to upload the following items: File containing your recent colour photograph (.jpg file). Scanned copy of your signature (.jpg file). Scanned copy of your degree / diploma certificate (.pdf file) if the course is completed. If you do not have the final degree certificate, please upload the copy of the final year mark list or the provisional certificate. If the course is not completed, a certificate from the Principal of the college / Head of the department  (.pdf file). Candidates who are applying in the SC / ST / OBC-NCL category have to produce valid category certificates (.pdf file) issued by appropriate authorities. The format of the OBC-NCL certificate. OBC-NCL certificates issued ONLY from April 1, 2018 onwards are accepted. The format of the SC/ ST certificates. Candidates who are applying in person with a physical disability (PWD) category should produce…

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CEED 2019Admit Card

Admit cards will be available for downloading from the CEED website from January 1, 2019, till January 19, 2019. Please take a clear printout (in colour) of the admit card before coming to the examination centre Aspirants need to note that CEED admit card is a very important document and no candidate will be allowed to appear for CEED exam if they are not carrying a valid Common Entrance Examination for Design admit card on the day of the exam. Steps to Download CEED Admit Card Step 1: Visit CEED 2019 official website Step 2: Click on the “CEED 2019 Admit Card” tab Step 3: Enter email ID and password Step 4: View CEED 2019 admit card Step 5: Download CEED admit card & take a coloured print of the document Valid Photo IDs (anyone) that are allowed to be carried to the exam hall with the admit card are…

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CEED 2019Results

Result Declaration Date: March 4, 2019 CEED result will be displayed on the CEED website ( The CEED 2019 score card is valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of the result. The CEED 2019 score card cannot be treated as a proof of date of birth, category or disability status. Note: The authority to declare the result is vested solely with JEE (Advanced)-UCEED-CEED office, IIT Bombay. If any claim or dispute regarding CEED 2019 arises, the Courts and Tribunals in Mumbai alone shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to entertain and settle such dispute or claim. Note: Information provided in the registration form by the CEED qualified candidates will be shared with the participating institutes and may also be used for analysis.

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CEED 2019Exam Pattern

Exam pattern of CEED 2019 includes important information regarding the entrance exam such as total time duration, a language of questions, a total number of questions, marking scheme, and more. Candidates should be aware of the CEED 2019 exam pattern in order to have a fair idea well in advance. Highlights of CEED Exam Pattern 2019 The paper of CEED 2019 will have 2 parts– Part A and Part B. Part A will be a computer based test with Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). CEED 2019 part B will evaluate the candidates on various factors like drawing, writing and designing. They will have to answer on a given sheet. The total time duration given to the candidates to complete the paper will be three hours. They have to finish part A in one hour, while the time allotted for part B will be two hours. Part A will be conducted for…

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CEED 2019Application Fees

CEED application has to be paid online by means of debit/credit card or net banking. Candidates are informed that CEED application fee is non-refundable and so they should pay the registration fee with utmost care. Category Fee All Women candidates Rs 1300 SC/ST/PWD Candidates Rs 1300 All other candidates Rs 2600 All foreign nationals Rs 2600 Candidates who fail to submit their CEED application form within the stipulated time need to pay a late fee of Rs 500 if they submit their application form between November 10 to November 16, 2018 (till 11:45 pm).

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