(Notification) IIT: Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) - 2017

(Notification) IIT: Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) - 2017

Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED 2017) is conducted by the IIT Bombay for providing admission to the postgraduate programme in Design (M.Des) offered by various reputed institutions such as IITs, IISc Bangalore and many more. Through this exam, the students are also admitted to the Ph.D course in design. This test screen the candidate’s aptitude for design through drawing skills, logical reasoning, creativity, communication skills and visual perception ability. Get the latest information about CEED 2017 and UCEED 2017 including the application form, eligibility, exam pattern, admit card and result.


  • Should have Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Architecture/Design/Interior Design or equivalent (4 years programme after 10+2).

  • Should have Professional Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or 4 years programme after intermediate).

  • If the candidates have Bachelor in Fine arts (B.F.A) degree of 4 years then he/she is eligible to apply.

  • Those appearing/completed 5-year programme of G.D. Art after 10th and having one year of experience are eligible to apply.

  • If possessing Master’s degree in Arts/ Science/ Computer Application after the completion of 10+2+3 education pattern then eligible to apply for CEED.

Exam Pattern:

The examination of CEED is organized into 2 parts, say Part A and Part B. Those, who will qualify the Part A will be eligible for Part B examination. The question paper will be asked in English medium only. The merit list will be prepared as per the marks obtained by the candidates in Part B examination. The brief information about CEED Part A and Part B exam is as follows:

Part A:

  • It is the Computer Based Test (CBT) having the duration of one hour.

  • It contains total 50 questions separated into 3 sections. First section contains 5 questions, second section contains 10 questions and rest of the 35 questions will be contained by the third section.

  • Negative marking of 0.6 marks will be there in first and third sections while there will no provision of negative marking in second section.

  • Every right answer will contain 2 marks.

Part B:

  • It is a pen and paper based test of 2 hours duration.

  • In this section candidate’s skills in drawing and designing will be measured.

  • The candidates have to answer this hand drawing test in the same booklet provided by the examiner

Application Fee:

  • For all Women Candidates (national) : 1100

  • For SC/ST/Pwd Candidates : 1100

  • Foreign National : 2200

  • All Other Candidates : 2200

How To Apply:

  • The first step is the registration which needs to be done by candidates through their valid email ID and mobile number.

  • Once you have successfully registered for the exam, you will receive a link to your email id. Login password will be also sent by the authority to your registered mobile number.

  • Now log in to your account by using those credentials and obtain the application form.

  • Now fill up necessary details in the form, upload required documents and remit the application fee.

  • Once you have submitted the form, you need to take printout of the confirmation page and keep it safe for future reference.

Important Dates:

  • Application form start from :17th October 2016

  • Last date of submission the application form 11th November 2016

  • Last date of submission the application form with late fee 11th November to 18th November 2016

  • Admit Card Downloading 26th December 2016 to 21st January 2017

  • CEED Examination 22nd January 2017

  • Release of draft answer key for part A 28th January 2017

  • Last date of sending comments about draft answer key for part A 31st January 2017

  • Release of Final Answer Key for Part A 28th January 2017

  • CEED 2017 Result 10th March 2017

  • CEED 2107 Score Card 15th March 2017

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Courtesy: CEED