CEED 2019

Exam Date : 20th January 2019
Result Date : 5th March 2019

CEED 2019 Application form, Dates, Syllabus, and Pattern

CEED 2018

CEED 2019 Introduction:

  • About: The Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED exam 2019) is a joint entrance exam, annually conducted by IIT Bombay as a qualifying examination for eligible students to obtain admission to Master of Design (M.Des) programs and PhD programs for certain colleges.

  • Background: CEED exam 2019 is a qualifying examination for admission for Design programmes at IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIITDM Jabalpur, and IIT Kanpur, and to PhD programmes in Design at IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIT Kanpur.

  • Level: CEED 2019 is a National Level Entrance Exam which is conducted across 20 cities in India.

  • Courses: The courses offered through CEED 2019 are Master of Design (M.Des) and PhD.

  • Frequency: The CEED 2019 examination will be conducted once a year, which has two parts. Part A is a computer-based screening test. Marks obtained in CEED 2019 Part A will be used to shortlist candidates. CEED 2019 Part B evaluates drawing, creativity, communication skills and analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Authority: IIT Bombay has the complete rights for conducting CEED 2019 examination and to decide about modalities of admissions and allotment of seats.

CEED 2019 Important details:

CEED 2019 Exam Highlights

Exam Name

Common Entrance Examination for Design 2019


CEED 2019

CEED 2019 

Exam Type

National Level

CEED 2019 

Exam Category


CEED 2019 

Exam mode


CEED 2019 

Exam Duration

3 hours 

CEED 2019 

Organising Institute

Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay

CEED 2019 

Type of Questions

Part A: Objective

Part B: Subjective

CEED 2019 Courses:



M.Des in Product design & manufacturing

PhD in Design

IISc Bangalore

M.Des in Industrial design, Communication Design, Animation, Interaction Design

PhD in Design

IIT Bombay

M.Des in Industrial Design

IIT Delhi

M.Des in Design

PhD in Design

IIT Guwahati

M.Des in Visual Design

PhD in Design

IIT Hyderabad

M.Des in Product Design, Visual Design

IIITDM Jabalpur

M.Des in Design

PhD in Design

IIT Kanpur

CEED 2019 Latest News:

  • Question Paper and Answer Key Released: Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay has uploaded the CEED 2018 Question Paper and Answer key for Part A on the official website of CEED 2019.

  • Answer Key Released: Candidates can download the answer key of CEED 2018 exam to get an idea of type of questions asked in CEED exam.

CEED 2019 Important dates:

  • Availability: The CEED 2019 application forms will be available from 9th October 2018 and the last date to complete the application process is 12th November 2018. Candidates can start filling their form to apply for the M.Des and PhD programmes offered by various institutes.

  • Exam: The CEED 2019 exam will be held on 20th January 2019. The result of CEED 2019 exam will be declared on 5th March 2019.

  • CEED 2019 Dates will be notified by IIT Bombay in the due course of time.

CEED 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Qualification: To fulfill CEED 2019 Eligibility criteria, the candidates must have passed a Degree/Diploma/Post Graduate degree programme of 4 years or 3+2 years, or must be appearing for the final examination of such a program by July 2019. 

  • Age: There is no age limit for CEED 2019 and candidates can appear for the exam any number of times.

CEED 2019 Application Form:

  • Availability: The Application form of CEED 2019 will be available online only through the official website from 9th October 2018.

  • CEED 2019 Application Form Last Date: The last date to complete CEED 2019 application process is 12th November 2018.

  • CEED 2019 Application Fee: The payment of the application Form of CEED 2019 can be done online using Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking. The fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

CEED 2019 Exam Pattern:

  • Question pattern: CEED 2019 Exam pattern will contain 2 sections- Part A and Part B. The first part is objective consisting of 45 questions, while the latter is hand drawing test, analysing a candidate's sketching and drawing techniques, which will be only considered for evaluation if a candidate has qualified the Part A. The total marks for each section are 100.

  • Duration and Mode: The time duration of CEED 2019 exam is totally 3 hours(Part A- 1 hour + Part B- 2 hours). The CEED 2019 will be conducted in Online Mode.

CEED 2019 Admit Card:

  • Downloading Admit card: Candidates who have successfully submitted the CEED 2019 application form, can download the CEED 2019 Admit card from the official website on 1st January 2019.

  • Credentials: The candidate can download the admit card by entering the credentials such as application number, date of birth.

  • CEED 2019 Admission: The candidates need to preserve the admit cards till they get the admissions.

CEED 2019 Syllabus:

  • Divisions: According to CEED 2019 Syllabus, the question paper will be divided into 2 parts.
    • Part A: Online objective paper comprising of topics in visualization and spatial ability, environmental and social awareness, analytical and logical reasoning, language and creativity, observation and design sensitivity. 

    • Part B: It evaluates drawing, creativity, communication skills, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • CEED 2019 Books: Candidates can refer to the books mentioned in reference book section for exam preparation.

  • Study guidance: Candidates can download CEED previous year papers to get a clear understanding of the exam pattern.

CEED 2019 Result:

  • Declaration: The CEED 2019 Results will be announced on the official website on 5th March 2019 and they will be able to download their CEED 2019 scorecard.

  • CEED 2019 Merit List: After the preparation of the merit list, CEED 2019 Counselling process will begin.

  • CEED 2019 Answer Key: The CEED exam answer keys will be declared few days after the CEED 2019 exam date.

CEED 2019 Counselling:

  • Commencement: Candidates whose names will be on the CEED 2019 merit list will be eligible for CEED 2019 Counselling and will be able to check their counselling dates on the official website of CEED 2019.

  • Reservation: Only those candidates who score the minimum prescribed marks or more in part A will be shortlisted.(For general-10%, OBC-9% and SC/ST/PwD-5%).

CEED 2019 Contact Details:

  • Address: Chairman JEE (Advanced)-UCEED-CEED 2019 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai 400076

  • Phone No: +91-22-25769093 / 9094 (Mon to Fri 09:30 – 17:30 hrs)

  • E-Mail Address: ceed@iitb.ac.in

  • Phone Number: 912225764063

CEED Previous year papers

CEED 2019 Important Dates

CEED 2019 Important Date Summary:

  • Application Start Date: The applications for CEED 2019 can be submitted from the 9th October 2018  until 12th November 2018.

  • Application with Late Fee: Submission of late applications between 9th October 2018 to 12th November 2018 .

  • Admit Card Availability: The admit card can be downloaded from the CEED 2019 website from 1st January 2019.

  • Examination Date: The Examination for CEED 2019 will commence on the 20th January 2019 to 20th January 2019.

  • Availability of Results: The Results for CEED 2019 will be available from 5th March 2019.

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CEED 2019 Eligibility

CEED 2019 Eligibility Criteria Summary:

  • CEED Exam Age Limit: There is also no age limit for being eligible for CEED 2019.

  • Education Qualification: Applicant must have completed Bachelor’s degree or Professional Diploma in Design or B.F.A. are eligible for CEED 2019. Applicants who have passed G.D. Art and who have cleared Master’s degree in Arts or Science or Computer Applications and with one year of professional experience after post-graduation are also eligible to apply for CEED 2019.

  • Attempts: Candidates can apply for CEED as many time as they want. There is no cap on the number of times candidates can appear in CEED 2019.

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CEED 2019 Application Process

Application Process Summary for CEED 2019: 

  • Obtaining the CEED 2019  application: The CEED 2019  applications can be obtained only online. Candidates will have to visit the official website for CEED 2019 and fill the required details.

  • Application Form to CEED: Candidates will have to fill in the important details required in the application form, Upload the required documents (photo, signature, certificates for a degree, diploma, experience, category etc) for CEED 2019 application.

  • Payment Mode: The payment for the Application Form of CEED 2019 can be done online using Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking.

Application Fee: 

  • Women Candidates: INR 1100

  • SC/ST/PWD: INR 1100

  • Other Candidates: INR 2200

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CEED 2019 Application Form Details

Application Form Details Summary for CEED 2019:

Documents Required for CEED 2019 Application: 

  • Recent color photograph in JPG file format

  • Scanned copy of signature in JPG file format

  • Candidates applying for CEED 2019 in SC/ST/OBC NCL category must produce valid certificates issued by the concerned authorities in PDF file.

  • PWD medical certificate.

  • Experience certificate.

  • Scanned copy of degree/diploma certificates in PDF format. If the course is not completed, the candidate must produce a proof certificate from Head of Department or Principal of the college.

Important points to note for CEED 2019: 

  • There will be a rejection of CEED 2019 application forms due to the poor quality of uploads in the forms.

  • The merit list (ranks) for CEED will be put up according to category mentioned by the applicant. It must be ensured that category certificate is uploaded along with the CEED 2019 application form.

  • The candidate may be rejected if the information given in the CEED 2019 application by the candidate is invalid or incomplete.

  • Candidate must verify all personal and contact details, and qualifying exam before final submission of CEED 2019  application form as they will be printed on the admit card.

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CEED 2019 Admit Card

Admit Card Summary for CEED 2019:

Availing the Admit Card: 

  • The candidates who have applied for CEED 2019 can get the admit card from the CEED 2019 website from the 1st January 2019. Candidates should note that the admit card of CEED 2019 will not be sent through post.  

Details on the Admit Card: 

  • An applicant can download the admit card from the official website of CEED.

  • The CEED 2019  Admit Card contains all personal details including the photo of the candidate.

  • Without the CEED admit card, an applicant is not allowed to enter the CEED 2019 examination hall. 

Admit Card to CEED 2019: 

  • The applicant is advised that CEED 2019 admit card must take a printout and must preserve it carefully and later present it at the time of writing exams.

  • Note that the CEED 2019 admit card must be printed in color with details clearly visible.

  • And also the applicant must bring a valid photo ID proof along with the admit card to the CEED 2019 exam center, without which they will not be permitted.

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CEED 2019 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern Summary for CEED 2019:

Exam Mode of CEED Exam: 

The CEED 2019 consists of two parts, Part A where it is a CBT(Computer-based) and Part B where it is a pen-paper based exam.

  • Duration of Exam: The time allowed for Part A is 1 hour.

  • CEED 2019 Exam Marking Scheme: There is no negative marking for CEED 2019, Each correct answer is marked positively.

  • CEED 2019 Exam Paper: The Part A examination paper consists of 3 sections,

  • Section one is Numerical Answer Type (NAT) which consists of 10 questions.

  • Section two contains Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) which consists of 10 questions.

  • Section Three contains Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ) which consists of 30 questions.

  • The total marks for Part A examination are 100.

  • Part B has Memory Drawing, Sketching of Ideas, Story writing and at last Optional Designing in which total marks for examination is 100.
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CEED 2019 Syllabus

Syllabus summary for CEED 2019: 

CEED is conducted in two sections, where Part A is computer-based and Part B is pen and paper-based.

Syllabus for Part A of CEED 2019: 

  • Visualisation and Special Ability: Understand the partial aspects and their relationships to understand and transform the needs.

  • Environmental & Social Awareness: Have a general awareness and a cultural connection with the environment.

  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning: To analysis the given problem and to deliver a simple solution for the given aspect.

  • Language & Creativity: Understand the message and deliver a new idea regarding the options given.

  • Observation and Design Sensitivity: Check on the day to day environment and assign a different solutions to aspects.

  • Design Thinking and Problem Solving: Understand the context and deliver an appropriate solution for it.

Syllabus for Part B of CEED 2019:

  • Drawing: Ability to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective, and shading.

  • Creativity: To think out of what has given and come up with unique and diverse solutions.

  • Communication Skills: To communicate new ideas and aspects.

  • Analytical and Problem Solving: Understand diverse problems and bring out with different solutions.
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CEED 2019 Results

Results Summary of CEED 2019:

  • Availability of CEED 2019 Results: The results of the CEED 2019 exam will be published on the CEED website on 5th March 2019.

  • The authority will not send a hard copy of the CEED 2019 score card.

  • Information provided by the candidates in the CEED 2019 application form will be shared with concerned institutes and used for future reference.

  • Obtaining CEED 2019 Result: The applicants can view their result on the official website of CEED.

  • They are advised to take a color print out of the CEED 2019 scorecard for future reference.

  • The CEED 2019  results are declared after assessing the scores of both Part A and Part B of CEED and becomes available for download in PDF format.

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CEED 2019 Counselling

Counselling Summary for CEED 2019:

Counselling Date:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be able to check their counselling dates on the official website of CEED 2019 on the 5th March 2019.

  • Candidates having cleared CEED 2019 will have to appear for Design Aptitude Test Screening.

  • Further shortlisted candidates will have to attend a personal interview and can then select their desired course and institutes.

Documents to carry for Counselling Process: 


  • Candidates are required to bring their original documents, CEED admit-card, and certificates during counselling.

  • If the applicants fail to bring the required documents and certificates for counselling, they will not be eligible for admission.

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Colleges which accept [CEED]

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Bachelor of Engineering [BE], batch of 2018
24 Oct 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • CEED exam is the entrance exam
  • typical Cut off changes every year
  • Admission is done after cracking the entrance exam

Discussion Forum

Is there any age limit for CEED 2019?

Is there any age limit for CEED 2019? How many times I can appear in the exam?

Asked By: sameera khan,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Sameera,

There is no upper age limit for CEED 2019. You can appear for exam any no of times.

Good Luck!

Is CEED 2019 objective paper only?

Is CEED 2019 objective paper only?

Asked By: amita singh,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Amita,

No, CEED 2019 will be having objective as well as Subjective questions.

Good Luck!

I want to download previous years question papers of CEED. Where can I get that?

I want to download previous years question papers of CEED. Where can I get that?

Asked By: Vishal,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Vishal,

To download the CEED previous year question papers, click here

Good Luck!!

I am BE final year student. Am I eligible for CEED 2018 exam?

I am BE final year student. Am I eligible for CEED 2018 exam?

Asked By: bani,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Bani,

You are eligible for CEED 2019.

For more information about CEED eligibility criteria, click here

Hi, I am Khusi Is it mandatory to take colour print out of Admit card or Black & white is ok?

Hi, I am Khusi Is it mandatory to take colour print out of Admit card or Black & white is ok?

Asked By: Khusi,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Khusi, 

It is necessary to take a colour printout of CEED entrance exam. To know more click here.

Good Luck

Hi, I am Shree. Can you say me For how long does CEED scores will be valid?

Hi, I am Shree. Can you say me For how long does CEED scores will be valid?

Asked By: Shree,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Shree,

CEED scores will be valid for one year from the date of declaration of the results of CEED exam.

Good Luck

Appearing for CEED examination

How many times can a candidate appear for CEED examination?

Asked By: Pallavi Pake,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

There is no age limit and a candidate can appear in CEED any number of times.

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