Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED)
Organizing Institute IIT Bombay
Chairman, UCEED-CEED Office, IIT Bombay, Mumbai 400076
Phone: +91 22 2576 4063 / 9093 / 9094 (Monday to Friday, 09:30 – 17:30 hrs)
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.ceed.iitb.ac.in
About CEED 2022:
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, IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee and IIITDM Jabalpur and PhD programmes at several IITs and design schools. 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.
A CEED score does NOT guarantee admission.
Admitting institutes will also verify the eligibility, category certificates and other documents along with the CEED score. The CEED 2022 score is valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of the result.
Question Paper and Evaluation
CEED 2022 will be conducted on Sunday, January 23, 2022 from 9:00 am - 12:00 noon. This examination will consist of two parts, Part-A and Part-B. Candidates must attempt questions from both the parts. Part-A will be conducted from 9:00 am to 10:00 am followed by Part-B from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.
Part-A contains objective questions of three types: Numerical Answer Type (NAT), Multiple Choice Question (MCQ), and Multiple Select Question (MSQ). Answers to Part-A have to be given on the computer. These will be design aptitude type questions that evaluate visual and spatial ability, environmental and social awareness, analytical and logical reasoning, language, observation and design sensitivity of the candidates. Part-B consists of five questions that are aimed at testing design, drawing and writing skills. The questions in Part-B will be displayed on the computer screen and the answers are to be written in the answer book provided by the invigilator (NOT into the Computer). However, you need to tick the appropriate box on the computer screen to indicate that you have answered the same. Part-B answer books will be collected at the end of the examination.
CEED 2022 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 Visakhapatnam.
Candidates should compulsorily choose THREE 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
Candidates must have completed a degree/diploma/post graduate degree programme of minimum THREE years (after 10+2 level), or must be appearing for the final examination of such a program by July 2022, or must have passed the GD Arts diploma programme (10+5 level) by July 2022.
Note that the eligibility criteria for admission to various institutes may differ from the eligibility criteria for appearing for CEED. Before applying for CEED, candidates are advised to check whether they meet the required eligibility criteria for admission to various institutes.
There is no age limit to appear for CEED. Also, a candidate can appear for CEED any number of times.
CEED registration form must be submitted ONLINE ONLY through the official website.
· Rs. 1600 for all women candidates
· Rs. 1600 for (SC/ST/PwD) candidates
· Rs. 3200 for all other candidates
Note that this registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. The registration fee has to be paid through the payment option provided on the website, while submitting the registration form. Detailed instructions related to the payment of registration fee are given on the online registration portal. Credit card, debit card and net-banking options are available. The registration fee shown above does NOT include service and other charges and the processing fees that the banks may levy.
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 registrations submitted after the regular closing date.NOTE: Please refer to the official CEED 2022 website for the updates in dates, if any.
Online Registration with regular fee: 9th September – 10th October, 2021
Online Registration with late fee: 11th – 17th October, 2021
Admit Card available for download: 8th January, 2022 ONWARDS
Date of Examination: 23rd January, 2022, Sunday at 9:00 AM TO 12:00 Noon
Release of draft answer key for Part-A: 25th January, 2022
Last date of uploading comments about draft answer key for Part-A: 27th January, 2022 (5:00 PM)
Release of final answer key for Part-A: 31st January, 2022
Declaration of results: 8th March, 2022