CEED 2019: Admit Card, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

ceed 2019CEED 2019 Admit card will be available on 1st January 2019. Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED 2019) is organized by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. It is a national level entrance exam of design course which is conducted on behalf of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The exam is a gateway to get admission in M.Des and Ph.D design courses. After qualifying the exam, candidates can get admission in IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Kanpur and many other institutions. For more details on CEED 2019, candidates must go through this article.

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 Syllabus FAQs

CEED 2019 Notification – Admit card on 1st Jan 2019

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CEED 2019 Registration can be done till 20th November 2018. Check here for registration details.

CEED 2019 Exam Dates

CEED 2019 Exam date has been released officially. Check complete schedule from below:

EventsDates (Announced)
Opening of online application form9th October 2018
Closing of application form14th November 2018 (Extended)
Registration with late fee15th -16th November 2018
Availability of admit card1st January 2019
Last date of rectification of discrepancies in the admit card5th January 2019
Exam date19th January 2019 (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Releasing of draft answer key of Part A25th January 2019
Last date of sending comments about draft answer key31st January 2019
Releasing of final answer key4th February 2019
Declaration of result and availability of score card4th March 2019

CEED 2019 Admit Card

CEED 2019 Admit card will be available for downloading from 1st January 2019 to 19th January 2019.

Candidates are advised to take a clear printout (in color) of the admit card to sit in the examination hall.

CEED 2019 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the complete exam pattern in this section:

  • Mode: The exam will be conducted through online (CBT) mode. Answers of Part A have to be entered in the computer and that of Part B in the answer book provided by the invigilator.
  • Duration: The total duration of the exam will be about 3 hours. 1 hours for part 1 and 2 hours for part 2.
  • Maximum Marks: Part A carries a total of 100 marks.
  • Sections: It contains 5 sections.
  • Part B: Part B carries a total of 100 marks. It contains 8 questions. Candidates have to choose to answer any ONE of Questions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Questions 6, 7 and 8 are mandatory. Each question must be answered on the pages designated for that question.
Part A SectionNo. of QuestionsType of questionMarks for each correct answerMarks for each incorrect answerTotal marks for the section
I2Numerical answer type (NAT)6-0.612
II6Numerical answer type (NAT)6018
III2Multiple select questions (MSQs)408
IV6Multiple select questions (MSQs)2012
V25Multiple select questions (MSQs)2-0.650

CEED 2019 Syllabus

For CEED 2019 aptitude test, candidates may practice their drawing, rendering and visualization skills.

  • 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 design, history of the designed artifact, 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 the most accurate response to a posed question.
  • Language and creativity: Ability to understand passages in commonly used English language. Ability to think creatively in terms of alternatives, ability to distinguish innovative options and think out of the box.
  • Design thinking and problem solving: Ability to understand the context, the users and the constraints and select the most appropriate solution for a given design problem.
  • Observation and design sensitivity: Ability to detect concealed properties in day to day life and think critically about them. Ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes.

Part B of CEED 2019 will have questions related to these topics:

  • Drawing: Ability to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective, and shading.
  • Creativity: Ability to think out of the box and come up with unique as well as diverse solutions.
  • Communication skills: Ability to communicate concepts and ideas clearly with the help of text and visuals.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills: Ability to understand the user and the context, knowledge of properties of materials and process and their appropriate use in design, originality of solutions, ability to create characters, plots and stories, etc.

Exam Centers

The exam will be conducted in these cities in 2019:

Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Thiruvananthapuram, Trissur, and Vishakhapatnam.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: The application form has been released through online mode in the registration portal of the official website.
Answer: Yes. The application fee for SC/ST/PwD candidates is Rs. 1300/-.
Answer: The documents to be uploaded at the time of registration are given in this article above.
Answer: There is no age limit to apply in CEED entrance exam.
Answer: CEED 2019 will be conducted through online mode.
Answer: The negative marking is only in Part A of section V of exam.

CEED Result

The CEED 2019 result will be declared through the online mode. The CEED 2019 score card will also be generated at the time of declaration of the result. However, the result and score card can be downloaded on 4th March 2019.

The authority will also release the CEED answer key for the convenience of the candidates. It will be released ion 25th January 2019. Marks obtained in Part A of the examination will be considered for the short listing of the candidates.

Also Check:

CEED 2019 Cut Off

CEED Answer Key

CEED 2019 Admission

CEED qualified candidates list will be shared with the participating institutions. No centralized counselling will be conducted by the exam authority for allotting the seats.

After the declaration of result, candidates have to apply to the respective institution website for further admission procedure. Each institution will release the notification of admission in their websites.

Eligibility Criteria

CEED 2019 eligibility criteria has been released officially. Details of each programme can be obtained from the websites of the respective institutions.

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have passed a degree/diploma/post graduate degree of 4 years or 3+2 years (after 10+2 level).
  • Appearing Candidate: Appearing for the final examination of such a program by July 2019, or must have passed the GD Arts diploma programme (10+5 level) by July 2018 is eligible to apply.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit to appear for CEED 2019.
  • Attempt Limit: Candidate can appear for CEED any number of times.
  • Validity of CEED Score Card: The CEED score will be valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of the result.
  • GATE Score: Candidates those have GATE 2019 score card can also apply.

CEED Application Form 2019

Candidates must read the CEED information brochure to fill the application form.

  • The application form must be submitted through online mode.
  • The registration is started from 9th October 2018.
  • Candidates have to fill the CEED application form 2019 before the last date of application form, i.e. 14th November 2018 without late fee.
  • Candidates must fill all the details carefully and upload the document as per the prescribed format.
  • Applications is accepted only after the payment of application form.
  • Candidates have to select three exam centers at the time of registration. After submission of which no exam center change request will be accepted.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee is Rs. 1300/- for all women candidates, Rs. 1300/- for SC/ST/PwD candidates and Rs. 2600/- for all other candidates.
  • The late fee is Rs. 500/-.
  • It can be deposited through credit card, debit card and net-banking.
  • The fee is non-refundable and non-transferable in any circumstances.
  • The fee can be submitted through net banking/credit card/debit card.

Documents to be uploaded at the time of registration:

  • Recent colour photograph and scanned copy of signature (in .jpg file).
  • Scanned copy of degree/diploma certificate (if the course is completed). If do not have the final degree certificate, upload the copy of the final year mark or the provisional certificate. If the course is not completed, a certificate from the Principal of the college/Head of the department.
  • Candidates of SC/ST/OBC-NCL category have to produce valid category certificates issued by concerned authorities.
  • Candidates belong to PwD category should produce a valid medical certificate.
  • PwD candidate requiring extra time during the exam need to upload a request letter.
  • Candidates those names is not same as the name on the degree/diploma certificate should produce a gazette notification, a marriage certificate or scanned pages of the passport showing the change of name.

If you have any other queries about CEED 2019, you can write your queries in the comment box given below.

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  1. T K das says:

    My daughter passed 10+2 & Completed 3 years Diploma in Textile Technology. Is she eligible for CEED 2019?

  2. Sachin says:

    I have to write final year fine arts exam in March 2019. Can u write Creed.

  3. Anmol Kumar Behera says:

    Exam is very good for selection

  4. Anjali Raj says:

    From where i can get the previous year question papers?

  5. Tharun says:

    Can u notify me about the statistics exams for msc entrence or job

  6. Abdur Rob says:

    Sir,I am a Bangladeshi student.Sir,can I get admission in IIT for B.tech?? please sir reply….

  7. Shweta chourasiya says:

    If we had just given 10 exam then we can apply

  8. Farah says:

    I completed my diploma in computer engineering. Am I eligible for CEED 2019

  9. Raajitha says:

    I had done BTech but I have a backlog that will be completed by December … Will that be a problem for selection process … And am I eligible for ceed

  10. Kavitha says:

    Please inform me when application is available

  11. Abhishek Ghosh says:

    I am completing my 6th Semester by July 2019. Want to appear in the exam so that I may know my readiness for next year. How can I make an attempt ?

  12. varshini says:

    Am doing my final year on B.SC Interior design and decor…
    1st, I need to know if 3 year course is accepted for appearing..
    2nd, as am doing my final year now by which i will be completing my graduation on 2019 may…am I eligible for the masters exam..?

  13. Madhura says:

    How can I apply for Mdes admission in IITs through GATE exam??

  14. Sarwesh says:

    What is the syllabus

  15. Aganya Sundaram says:

    I have currently completed UG and not yet received the degree certificate as well as the provisional certificate.But institute has provided a course completion certificate(cc). Is the cc certificate is enough for applying.if not what document should i submit.

  16. Anulekha says:

    I am a Pearl Academy graduate (degree not recognised by AICTE) and I have been told that I am not eligible to appear for CEED, but however CEED revises its eligibility criteria every year. So has any criteria changed? Can I be eligible?

  17. Kalyan says:

    Is computer science students for CEED exam..
    Can apply to that?

  18. Binita says:

    Sir,I have completed mtech,after 10th, diploma and btech,m I eligible?

  19. Dipendra says:

    I’m in B.E. and it says if the course is not completed then a certificate from the Principal or Head of Department is required. What kind of certificate am I looking for? And what needs to be mentioned in the certificate?

  20. james valan says:

    Sir, i have 10th + 3year diploma in mech engg,and currently studing b.e can eligible for the ceed

    • Prasad says:

      I have studied Bsc Biotechnology, Three year degree after 10 +2. does that make me eligible for applying for IDC Animation program through CEED 2019?

  21. Apoorva says:

    I have completed my BCA degree this year and I want to appear in ceed 2019 ..am I eligible or not …

  22. Dixant says:

    I have done diploma (3yrs) after 10th instead I have not done10+2 and completed my b.tech (3yrs). Am I eligible to appear in the CEED exam?

  23. Eswar Teja says:

    I’m pursuing B.tech final year in Computer Science Engineering. May I eligible to CEED exam or I should do any other degree based on designing.

  24. Vinita says:

    i am currently in 5th year of b.arch. my course will end up in april. can i apply for ceed ?

  25. Parveen says:

    Have done B.com (P) from SOL, DU. Is the candidate eligible?

  26. Devanshi says:

    I have done 10+diploma(3 yrs.) + degree(3 yrs.)
    I have diploma equivalent certificate for 12th.
    Can I apply for CEED??

  27. harman lakha says:

    I have completed my graduation on Economics Hons. in July 2018.
    Am I eligible for CEED 2019?

  28. sanskriti says:

    part A scores will only be considered to shortlist the students for part B evaluation or it will it have 25% weightage also?

  29. sameeksha says:

    i have done my b.e in electronics can i apply for CEED?

  30. Kashyap says:

    I have done HSC in science ( 2 years) and then did my B.DES in Product design ( 3 years ) am I eligible?

  31. Ashwini Raobaglar says:

    Candidate has passed diploma in mechanical engineering {10+3} and presently doing final year BE{production engineering}.Is he eligible for exam
    You have mentioned 10+2 level required
    So please let me know

  32. Unmesh says:

    Sir, i have 10th + 3year diploma in mech engg. + b. Tech degree can eligible for the ceed

  33. ajay says:

    is there any chance of preparing by the book? if yes which material do u suggest

  34. David Gladson says:

    Appearing Candidate: Appearing for the final examination of such a program by July 2019, or must have passed the GD Arts diploma programme (10+5 level) by July 2018 is eligible to apply.
    What does this mean ? I’m a engineering under graduate , so should i do anything else to write the exam ?

  35. TULASIRAM says:

    I completed my b.tech (mechanical engineering)
    Can I eligible for master of design(industry design and automobile design)

  36. Shikhar Jain says:

    I am currently doing B.Arch(5th year) final year . I will complete my course in December due to some ATKT response.So can I apply for CEED 2019

  37. zinia says:

    I am B.tech student passed out in 2016.Am i eligible?

  38. Prasad says:

    I am a bsc graduate 3 yrs course. Can I apply?

  39. Shraddha says:

    I am a BBA graduate (3yr degree course). Am I eligible?

  40. Puneet says:

    I have a degree and a diploma for BSc in Multimedia of 3 year couse for the same time period, am I eligible for the exam?

  41. Manuval Benny says:

    Can mechanical engineers write ceed exam?

  42. raj says:

    what is the approx cut off of the exam??
    or the minimum marks required to enter in good college?

  43. harsh says:

    i have just passed 12
    now what i have to do for appering in CEED Exam

  44. dafny says:

    I’m doing 4th yr in architecture (b.arch)..can I appear next year

  45. Shashank says:

    Can you tell if one exam ceed is just enough for me to get into the college or I’ll have to write any other exams

  46. Madhu says:

    I’m doing my engg, 4th yr is yet to start. I’ll be completing by may. My branch is information science. Am I eligible?

  47. Yogeswari says:

    I’m doing B.sc.Interior design and decor. Am I eligible for Ceed examination ?

  48. Ganapathy B P says:

    Hello, I have completed my Bachelors in Fine Arts (Painting)- 4 year programme, from Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath.
    I would like to apply for the examination CEED, am I eligible please guide.

    Thank You

  49. Anurag Dutta says:

    Am I eligible for ceed 2019?
    Completed my Bsc. animation (multimedia) in 2015
    Thanks in advance

  50. Aravind says:

    I am currently doing my Btech(4RTH YEAR WILL BEGIN THIS JULY. I will complete the course next MAY. CAN I WRITE CEED 2019?

  51. Manikanth says:

    I have completed my b.tech in mechanical engineering. Can i apply for CEED. EXAM?

  52. Sangeeth says:

    Am a BDS graduate
    Can I apply for CEED?

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