SEED 2023: PRPI Slot Booking (Till Jan 31), PRPI Admit Card (Apr 3)

Exam Date

Jan 15, 2023

Result Date

Jan 23, 2023

Jan 30, 2023 | Design


SEED 2023 the shortlisted candidates will be called for the Portfolio Review and Public Interaction (PRPI) round. Shortlist publication for PRPI was issued on Jan 27, 2023. The personal interaction slot booking will take place until Jan 31, 2023. The PRPI admit card will be released on Apr 3, 2023. Candidates can find the detailed exam schedule in the article below.

Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED) is a Design Aptitude Test conducted by Symbiosis International University for admission into B.Des programs at Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID), Symbiosis School of Planning, Architecture, and Design (SSPAD). SEED is a national-level entrance test that is conducted once every year.MAspiring Candidates are recommended to go through the following to get a detailed understanding of SEED 2023.

Latest Updates on SEED

  • Jan 30, 2023: SEED 2023 slot booking for personal interaction will conclude on Jan 31, 2023. Read More

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SEED Results 2023

SID announced SEED results 2023 on Jan 23, 2023, on the official website. The slot booking for personal interaction will take place from Jan 27 - Jan 31, 2023. Based on qualified marks, results have been declared for all category candidates. The candidate can download the SEED scorecard from the website only. All candidates who have appeared for the Entrance Test have been awarded SEED 2023 test-wise Ranks as per marks secured in the test appeared. There is no provision for revaluation or personal verification of the OMR answer sheet.

Steps to Check SEED Results 2023

Candidates can follow the steps given below to check their SEED results 2023.

  • Step 1: Candidates can visit the official website of SEED.
  • Step 2: Check for 'Know your admission status' and click on the link.
  • Step 3: Candidates can use the id and password which was generated at the time of registration.
  • Step 4: The SEED results will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 5: Candidates can download and print out a copy of the results.

About SEED Exam

Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED) is a design aptitude test conducted by Symbiosis International University (SID) to offer admissions in B.Des programs and other designing programs. Since 2019, admissions in B.Des courses offered at Symbiosis School of Planning, Architecture, and Design (SSPAD), Nagpur is also been done through the SEED exam.

SEED entrance exam 2023 is held to evaluate candidates on different parameters such as color, geometry, visual observations, general design awareness, creative thinking abilities, and awareness of Indian culture, craft, traditions, etc., involved in designing. SEED is an objective exam with multiple-choice questions. 

Based on candidates performance in the SEED Exam, they are offered admission in Bachelor of Design (B.Des) programs offered in disciplines such as Graphic Design (GD), Video Film Design (VFD), Animation Film Design (AFD), User Experience Design (UED), Product Design (PD), Interior Space Design (ISD), Fashion Design (FD) and Fashion Communication (FC) offered at SID.

SEED Exam Highlights
Exam Name SEED
Full Form Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design
Conducting By Symbiosis International University
Level National
Mode Online i.e. Computer Based Test (CBT)
Medium English
Duration 150 minutes
Official Website
Helpdesk [email protected]+91 020 2663 4546 / 47 / 48

SEED Exam Dates 2023

Symbiosis International University conducted SEED 2023 exam on Jan 15, 2023. The last date to fill out the application form for the exam was Jan 4, 2023. SEED exam dates 2023 are provided below, according to which candidates can start preparing for the exam.

SEED 2023 Dates
Events Dates
SEED 2023 Application Form Start Date Sep 5, 2022
SEED 2023 Application Form End Date Jan 4, 2023
SEED 2023 Last Date to Pay Application Fee Jan 4, 2023
SEED 2023 Admit Card Jan 7, 2023
SEED 2023 Online Mock Test Jan 12 - Jan 13, 2023
SEED 2023 Exam Date Jan 15, 2023
SEED 2023 Results Jan 23, 2023
Publication Shortlist for PRPI Jan 27, 2023
Slot Booking for Personal Interaction Jan 27 - Jan 31, 2023
Admit Card Release Date for PRPI Round Apr 3 - Apr 20, 2023
Portfolio and PRPI Task Upload Apr 11 - Apr 19, 2023
Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction Round Apr 15 - Apr 20, 2023
Declaration of Merit List May 2, 2023
Fee Payment and Registration May 2 - May 11, 2023
Beginning of the Session Jul 2023

SEED Eligibility Criteria 2023 

Candidates must have passed 10+2 or 10+3 (Diploma) or equivalent from a recognized university/board with a minimum of 50% marks for general category and 45% for SC/ ST category candidates. This is no upper age limit to apply for SEED. Candidates of both Indian nationals and foreign nationals can seek admissions through SEED.

SEED 2023 Eligibility
Education 10+2 or equivalent
Age Limit No Age Limit

SEED Application Form 2023

SEED application process 2023 started on Sep 5, 2022. Candidates must fill out the application form and pay the application fee before the last date, i.e., Jan 4, 2023. Candidates must pay the application fee before the same deadline. 

Candidates must pay the registration fee of INR 2750 (INR 1750 for SEED and INR 1000 for the institute). Candidates can pay the Application Fee through Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card. 

SEED 2023 Application Form Highlights
Application Mode Online
Registration Fee INR 2750 (INR 1750 for SEED and INR 1000 for the institute)

How to Apply for SEED 2023?

Step by step procedure on how to apply for SEED 2023 is given below.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website, i.e.,
  • Step 2: Click on the link provided for the application form.
  • Step 3: Fill your personal and academic details.
  • Step 4: Select the exam centre while filling up the form.
  • Step 5: Payment of Application Fee.
  • Step 6: Upload Photo and Signature.
  • Step 7: Submit the application form and take a printout of it.

Read More: SEED 2023 Application Form

SEED Admit Card 2023

SEED 2023 admit card was issued on the official website on Jan 7, 2023. Admit card contains the details like your full name, test centre address, date of exam, test timing, and instructions. Candidates should download the Hall-Tickets from the University website

Candidate must carry government ID proof such as Voter Id, PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Passport along with the Admit Card. Candidates are advised to read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination. You should not discard the admit card after the SEED must preserve this authenticated Admit Card for further PI-WAT processes in the future.

Steps to Download SEED 2023 Admit Card

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to successfully download the SEED 2023 admit card.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website.
  • Step 2: Click on the "SEED Admit Card Link" under the latest announcements section.
  • Step 3: Candidates will be redirected to the admit card portal.
  • Step 4: Candidates will have to log in using their registered credentials.
  • Step 5: Now, the candidates can download their admit card and take a print for future reference.

Read More: SEED 2023 Admit Card

SEED Exam Centres 2023

SEED 2023 exam will be held in over 80 cities in India. The table below represents the SEED Exam Centres.

SEED 2023 Exam Centre
Agra Aurangabad Cuttack Hooghly Kanpur Madhurai Patiala Siliguri
Ahmedabad Bareilly Dehradun Hyderabad Karnal Meerut Patna Surat
Ahmednagar Bengaluru Gurugram Indore Kochi/Ernakulam Mumbai Port Blair Thane
Ajmer Bhilai Dhanbad Jabalpur Kolhapur Mysuru Pune Thiruvananthapuram
Aligarh Bhopal Dibrugarh Jaipur Kolkata Nagpur Raipur Thrissur
Allahabad Bhubaneswar Faridabad Jalandhar Kota Nashik Rajkot Udaipur
Ambala Bilaspur Gandhinagar Jammu Kottayam Navi Mumbai Ranchi Vadodara
Amravati Chandigarh/Mohali Gangtok/Bardang Jamshedpur Kozhikode Noida - G Noida - Ghaziabad Roorkee Varanasi
Amritsar Chennai Guwahati Jhansi Lucknow Panipat Shillong Vijayawada
Asansol Coimbatore Gwalior Jodhpur Ludhiana Panjim Shimla Vishakapatnam

SEED Exam Pattern 2023

SEED 2023 will be conducted offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT) at 80 test cities across India. The question paper will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). SEED 2023 will consist of 150 questions for 150 marks. The time given to complete the examination is 2 Hours 30 Minutes i.e. 150 minutes. The question paper will be in English.

SEED 2023 Exam Pattern
Mode Offline i.e Pen and Paper-Based Test
Question Type Multiple Choice Question
Duration 150 minutes
Total Marks 150
Marking Scheme
  • 1 Mark for the Correct Answer
  • No Negative Marking
Medium English

SEED Syllabus 2023

You should keep in mind that SEED is a Design Aptitude Test and the followings are indicative topics. The questions might also be drawn from similar and relevant topics.

  • Visualization: Understanding and visualization of simple and complex 2D & 3D geometric shapes, their manipulations and spatial relationships through representations in pictorial and geometric forms.
  • Observational, Perceptual and Reasoning Abilities: Ability to read and see objects and information beyond obvious details, make connections, make comparisons, form opinions, draw meanings & conclusions. Analyze your observations, express your point of view and present in a systematic and structured manner.
  • Creative and Problem-Solving Abilities: Ability to visualize and relate images around us. Ability to identify a problem and attempt to provide solutions.
  • Application of Basic knowledge of Science and Mathematics: Observing applications of basic principles of science and mathematics learned up to standard 10th in the day-to-day activities & objects and finding interesting relevance.
  • Art, Craft, Culture, Design, and Environment: General awareness of Art, Craft, Culture, Design, and Environment in Indian as well as in Global context - Various topics and sub-topics, people, material, tools, techniques, issues & concerns, influences, period, and contemporary trends.

SEED Mock Test 2023

SEED 2022 mock test link was activated on Jan 12, 2023, and the mock test exam was conducted till Jan 13, 2023. Candidates who have registered for SEED 2023 exam are advised to take the mock test for better exam preparation.

The mock test will be held according to the SEED 2023 exam pattern, allowing candidates to estimate the probable questions, case studies, time required for each question, and more. A mock test is also considered a good preparation technique to spot the strengths and weaknesses of the candidates, based on which the candidate can focus on the weakness and prepare better.

Read More: SEED Mock Test 2023

SEED 2023 Studio Test and Personal Interaction

SID does not hold any counseling but a two-step process for admission. One is the Studio Test, and the other is Personal Interaction.

Venue: Both the Studio Test and Personal Interaction are held on the same day at the SID campus at Vimannagar, Pune, Maharashtra.

Final Selection: Final selection is based on the cumulative performance of the candidate in SEED, Studio Test and Personal Interaction, and based on the information provided by the candidate in the application form and their first preference of the disciplines offered.

SEED Exam Contact Details

In case of any questions or queries, candidates can reach out to the concerned authorities through the following contact details. 

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID), S No. 231/4A, Viman Nagar, Pune - 411 014, Maharashtra, India


Does SEED 2022 have negative marking?

No, the SEED exam 2023 does not have a negative marking. 150 questions will be asked, and one mark will be given for each correct answer.

When will the SEED exam 2023 admit card release?

SEED 2023 admit card is available for download from Jan 7, 2023, and the exam was conducted on Jan 15, 2023..

When is SEED 2023 conducted?

SEED 2023 exam was conducted on Jan 15, 2023, from 9:30 AM to 12 PM.

Can I get admission in SID without attempting SEED?

No, candidates must take SEED 2023 exam and secure good scores in order to get admission in SID.


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