CEED 2020 Notification for Admissions to M.Des, Ph.D Programs in IIT's

Are you looking for CEED 2020 Notification details? IIT Bombay has released a notification for CEED 2020. Check out below for eligibility criteria for CEED, important dates, exam pattern, application process, etc.

About CEED

Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) is conducted by IIT Bombay for admission to Master of Design (M.Des) program at IIT Bombay, IISc Bangalore, IIT Delhi, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIITDM Jabalpur and Ph.D programs in Design at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IISc Bangalore, IIT Kanpur and IIT Hyderabad.

The main objective of the CEED is to access the aptitude of the candidate for design involving drawing skills, perception ability, creativity, logical reasoning, communication, and problem-solving skills. CEED score doesn't guarantee the admission to any of these programs, Admitting institutes will conduct the interview and further tests for the final selection of candidates for admission. The score of CEED 2020 will be valid for a period of 1 year from the date of announcement of results.

CEED 2020 Exam pattern

This CEED 2020 will be conducted on 18th January 2020 from 10 am to 1 pm. This exam consists of 2 parts, Part A and Part B. Part A will be conducted from 10 am to 11 am and part B will be conducted from 11 am to 1 pm.

Part A:It consists of objective type questions - 10 multiple select questions (24 marks), 23 multiple choice questions (46 marks), 8 numerical answer type questions (24 marks) related to design aptitude which evaluate candidate's visual and spatial ability, analytical and logical reasoning, environmental and social awareness, observation and design sensitivity. Answers for these questions should be given on the computer.

Part B: It consists of a total of 5 sections - Sketching, Creativity, Form Sensitivity, Visual Sensitivity, Problem Identification. Each section consists of one question and each question carries 20 marks. Part B tests the candidate's design, writing and drawing skills. In this questions will be displayed on the computer and answers should be written in the answer book, not on the computer.

Candidates will be shortlisted based on their performance in part A, the minimum percentage of marks required in Part A for shortlisting the candidates is as follows according to the category:

  • Open - 10%
  • OBC-NCL - 9%
  • SC/ ST/ PwD - 5%

Part B answer books of shortlisted candidates form Part A will be evaluated manually. The final CEED score will be calculated by giving the weightage to marks obtained in part A and Part B as follows:

  • Part A: 25% Weightage
  • Part B: 75% Weightage

Examination cities

CEED 202 will be conducted in the following cities, candidates have to choose any 3 cities in order of preference during online registration.

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

Eigibility criteria

Candidates who are interested to apply for the CEED 2020 exam have to fulfill the following requirements:

  • Candidates must have completed diploma/ degree/ post-graduate degree of minimum 3 years after 10+2 level can apply for CEED 2020.
  • Candidates appearing for final exam of qualifying program by July 2020 can also apply.
  • Candidates who will pass the GD Arts Diploma program (10+5 level) by July 2020 can also apply.
  • There is no age limit to appear for CEED.
Eligibility criteria for admission to various institutes may differ from that of CEED eligibility criteria. So, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria for admission to various institutes.

Application process

Interested and eligible candidates can register online through the official website from 9th October 2019. Candidates have to the registration fee online itself through credit card/ debit card/ net banking. The last date for the registration for CEED 2020 without late fee is 9th November 2019. Candidates can register online with late fee of Rs. 500/- till 16th November 2019. Registration fee is non-transferable and non-refundable.

Registration fee details:
  • For all women candidates: Rs. 1300/-
  • For SC/ ST/ PwD candidates: Rs. 1300/-
  • For all other candidates: Rs. 2600/-

CEED 2020 Participating Institutes:

  1. IISc Bangalore- Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing
  2. IIT Bombay- IDC School of Design (Industrial Design Centre)
  3. IIT Delhi - Department of Design
  4. IIT Guwahati - Department of Design
  5. IIT Hyderabad- Department of Design
  6. IIT Kanpur- Design Programme
  7. IIITDM Jabalpur- Design Discipline

Contact details

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,
Mumbai 400076
Phone Number: +91 22 2576 4063 / 9093 / 9094
E-mail: ceed@iitb.ac.in
Website: http://www.ceed.iitb.ac.in

Important dates to remember

  • Start date of online registration: 9th October 2019
  • Last date for online registration without late fee: 9th November 2019
  • Last date for online registration with late fee: 16th November 2019
  • Date of availability of admit card for download: 1st January 2020
  • Last date for the rectification of discrepancies if any in admit card: 7th January 2020
  • Date of CEED 2020 Exam: 18th January 2020
  • Date of declaration of result: 4th March 2020
  • Date of availability of scorecards for download: 4th March 2020

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