CEED 2019 Exam Pattern

Exam Date : 19th January 2019
Result Date : 4th March 2019

CEED 2019 Exam Pattern Overview

PART A: Online; PART B: Offline.
PART A: 1 hour; PART B: 2 hours.
Paper Pattern
PART A: Section 1- NAT- 10 questions; Section 2- MSQ- 10 questions; Section 3- MCQ- 30 questions. PART B: Section 1- Memory Drawing; Section 2- Sketching of Ideas; Section 3- Story writing; Optional Designing.
PART A: Visualisation & Spacial Ability, Environmental & Social Awareness, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, Language & Creativity, Design Thinking & Problem Solving, Observation & Design Sensitivity. PART B: Drawing, Creativity, Communication Skills, Analytical & Problem Solving Skills.
Marking Scheme
PART A: Correct answer: (+) 2 marks; Incorrect answer: (-) 0.6 marks for section 1 & 3. PART B: based on drawing and designing skills.
Maximum Marks
PART A: Section 1- 20 marks; Section 2- 20 marks; Section 3- 60 marks. PART B: Section 1- 10 marks. Section 2- 20 marks; Section 3- 10 marks; Optional- 10 marks each
Total Marks
PART A: 200 marks. PART B: 100 marks.
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CEED 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Mode: CEED 2019 consist of two modes, Part A will be Computer-based Test and Part B will be Pen & Paper based Test. 

  • Exam Date: CEED 2019 will be conducted on 19th January 2019 and the candidates must bring Admit Card without fail to the CEED 2019 Exam Centre.

  • Duration: The duration of the exam will be of three hours out of which Part A and Part B will be of one hour and two hours respectively.

  • Marking Scheme: Part A will be given 100 Marks and Part B will also be awared with 100 marks. The negative marking is applicable only for Part A.

CEED 2019 Exam Pattern for Part A

  • Question paper: The question paper will consist of 45 questions. Part A which comprises of 3 sections in which MCQ/ MSQ and NAT based questions are asked. The candidates can check the CEED model question paper in order to understand the pattern.

  • Marks: The section carries a total of 100 marks. And there will be no breaks during the given exam time.

  • Duration: The time to attempt Part A is One hour on the dat of exam which is conducted through online mode i.e. Computer-based Test.

  • Section Overview: The MSQ (Multiple Select Questions) contain 10 question with multiple answers to one question. In NAT (Numerical Answer Type) section, the candidates should attempt the questions and mark the answer only by using a virtual keyboard on the monitor.

  • Multiple choice question: One should choose only one option for the multiple choice question. There are no choices for the numerical answer type questions.

CEED 2019 Part-A


Computer Based Test (CBT)


1 hour

Question Type

Objective type Questions

Negative Marking


Section 1- Numerical Answer Type (NAT)

10 Questions

Section 2- Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

10 Questions

Section 3- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

25 Questions

Total Marks

100 Marks

CEED 2019 Exam Pattern for Part B

  • Duration: CEED 2019 Part B will be of 2 hours duration which is in offline mode i.e. Pen and Paper Based Test.

  • Marks: Part-B is of 100 marks. One should attempt the first 3 questions are compulsorily and the next 4 questions are optional to attempt.

  • Eligibility: Only those candidates who have qualified in the Part A CEED 2019 will be qualified to attend the Part B Paper.

  • Type of Questions: The candidates have to attempt drawing based questions and writing skills based questions in this section. 

CEED 2019 Part-B


Pen and Paper Based


2 hours

Question Type

Drawing Based Questions

Mandatory Question 1- Memory Drawing

Perspective Drawing of mentioned products with 2 human figures

Mandatory Question 2- Sketching of Ideas

5 ideas for a mind-reading device

Mandatory Question 3- Story writing

Creative story writing using 3 words given

Optional Designing

Product Design, Visual Communication, Interaction design and Animation

Total Marks

100 Marks

CEED 2019 Marks Distribution

  • The First will be based on Memory Drawing which carries 30 marks.

  • The Second will be based on Sketching Ideas which carry 20 marks.

  • The Third will be based on Writing Skills which carry 10 marks.

  • The Last and optional Design questions carry 10 marks each.

CEED 2019 Important Instructions

  • The total time duration of the examination will be 3 hours. The question paper contains two parts - Part A and Part B. Part A will be of one hour and Part B will be of two hours. Part B will start post end of Part A. Part A cannot be attained once Part B begins.

  • Both the questions of Part A and Part B will appear on the computer screen. Answers to Part A are to be attempted via computer. On the other hand, answers to Part B are to be given in the answer book.

  • Blank paper sheets will be given for rough work for Part A. However, it is mandatory to provide the rough sheets to the invigilator post the exam.

  • Charts, graph sheets, tables, calculators, cellular phones and other electronic gadgets are not permitted inside the examination hall.

  • In Part B, color pencils, crayons, sketch pens etc. can be used unless there are any specifications regarding the same in the question paper.

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