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Intend to apply for CEED exam ? if so, your search rightly ends here. Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) is a qualifying examination for admission to Master of Design (M.Des.) programmes at IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad and IIT Kanpur, and PhD programmes in Design at some Institutes. CEED is conducted by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay). In short, this entrance assesment is a common aptitude test for students keen on admission to postgraduate Master of Design courses in top IIT colleges in India.
CEED 2015 will be used as qualifying examination for the following postgraduate programmes in design:
Master of Design Programmes:
IISc Bangalore - M.Des. in Product Design and Engineering
IIT Bombay - M.Des. in (i) Industrial Design, (ii) Visual Communication, (iii) Animation, (iv) Interaction Design, (v) Mobility and Vehicle Design.
IIT Delhi: M.Des. in Industrial Design
IIT Guwahati: M.Des. in Design
IIT Kanpur: M.Des. in Industrial Design
GATE qualified candidates will also be considered for admission to these programmes.
(b) Ph.D Programmes in Design (IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay)
Eligibility for CEED 2015:
Candidates who have completed or are expected to complete any of the following programs by July 2015 are eligible to apply:
i. Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Architecture/Design/Interior Design or equivalent (4 years programme after 10+2).
ii. Professional Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or equivalent of 4 years programme after 10+2).
iii. B.F.A. (4 year professional programme, after 10+2).
iv. G.D. Art (5 year programme after 10th) with one year post qualification professional experience.
v. Master's degree in Arts/ Science/ Computer Applications (2 year programme after 10+2+3).
CEED Registration / Application Form
Apply online for CEED 2015 on www.gate.iitb.ac.in/ceed2015.
Online application will be accepted from August 04, 2014 (Monday) to September 01, 2014 (Monday).
In order to complete online application you will need the following:
(i) File containing your recent colour photograph (.jpg file)
(ii) File containing your signature (.jpg file)
(iii) Scanned copy of your category certificate (.pdf file) for SC/ST or OBC categories (Appendix B and
(iv) Scanned copy of your PwD certificate (.pdf file) issued by an appropriate authority for PwD category (Appendix D)
(v) Scanned copy of your eligibility certificate (.pdf file); degree certificate if the course is completed or the certificate from the Principal of your college (Appendix E) if the course is not completed (Students with G.D. Art degree should also submit a certificate for the post qualification professional experience
(vi) Details of SBI collect money transfer towards the application fee.
CEED 2015 Application Fee:
•Rs. 2,000/– for male (GN and OBC) candidates
•Rs. 1,000/– for male (SC/ST/PwD) candidates
•Rs. 1,000/– for all female candidates.
Payment of CEED 2015 application fee is to be made through SBI collect facility using internet banking, credit card or debit card. Following are the instructions as given below for payment.
01. Use the SBI collect link www.onlinesbi.com
02. Follow the instructions for payments
03. Make the payment. You have to use your CEED application number as a reference during the payment
04. Once the payment is successful, note down the SBI collect reference number and the bank reference number.
CEED 2015 Admit Card:
Admit cards will be available for downloading from the CEED website from November 7 to December
6, 2014. Please take a clear printout (in color) of the admit card before coming to the examination centre.
CEED Exam Dates
CEED 2015 will be conducted on December 07, 2014 (Sunday)
Time: 10:00 am to 01:00 pm
Part A will be conducted from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Part B between 11:00 am and 01:00 pm.
CEED 2015 Examination Cities / Towns:-
Bengaluru, Bhopal, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Thiruvananthapuram.
CEED 2015 paper pattern:
01.The language of the question paper will be English.
02. The examination will consist of two parts, Part A and Part B. (all questions of both parts are to be attempted).
03. Part A contains multiple choice (MCQ) type questions
04. Part B consists of design and hand drawing type questions.
05. Part A will be conducted from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
06. Part B between 11:00 am and 01:00 pm
07. Answers to Part A have to be given as one of the choices in the computer itself.
08. Answers to Part B have to be given in the answer book provided by the invigilator. These answer books will be collected for manual correction at the end of the examination.
CEED 2015 Selection procedure:
Part A will be used as a screening test. If N is the total number of seats available in all the participating Institutes, then approximately the top 10x N candidates will be shortlisted from Part A. Part B will be evaluated only for the candidates who get shortlisted from Part A. ONLY the scores from Part B will be used for preparing the list of qualified candidates (merit list) in CEED.
CEED is held at national level, hence it is one the important and toughest entrance exams conducted for admission to post graduate course of design engineering. Cracking an entrance exam has never been easier but planning and implementing makes each section strong. Hone your drawing, imagination and innovation skills. Try to get new innovation in future designs. Candidates are advised to carry out mock test before examination and also solve previous year's question papers.
Please note the following that
There is no specific textbook or guide recommended for CEED 2015 preparation.
Previous year's question papers are available on CEED website
CEED Sample Papers
CEED Coaching Institutes
CEED Preparation Tips
CEED 2015 Notification:-
Apply online on website:- http://www.gate.iitb.ac.in/ceed2015 from 4th Aug 2014 (Monday) to 1st Sept 2014 (Monday)
Choice of Test Center from 15th Oct 2014 (Wednesday) to 30th Oct 2014 (Thursday)
Admit Card Download from 7th Nov 2014 (Friday) to 6th Dec 2014 (Saturday)
Date of Examination:- 7th Dec (Sunday), 2014 (10:00 to 13:00 hrs)
Announcement of Results:- 15th Jan 2015 (Thursday) (after 17:00 hrs)
Availability of score cards for downloading:- January 22, 2015 (Thursday)
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