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CEED 2018 Notification, Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Admit Cards, Results, Counselling

CEED 2018 is an Entrance Exam for the admission into Master Degree in Designing. Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) is the National level entrance test and offers admission into Masters Degree in Designing (M.Des) and PHD. The entrance examination is carried out in the month of January in every year. Candidates will get admission to various institutions of IIT’s i.e, IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Kanpur and other institutions.

CEED 2018 Notification

CEED 2018 Exam Dates (Tentatively)

Event Name


Online application form

3rd week of October 2017

Last date for online application

2nd week of November 2017

CEED 2018 Exam date

Last week of January 2018

CEED 2018 Result Announcement

2nd week of March 2018


CEED 2018 Application Form

  1. The application form will be available on the official website of IIT Bombay.
  2. Candidates can start filling and submitting the application form from the month of October 2017.
  3. Candidates shall have to upload their scanned signature and scanned the photo in the application form.
  4. Applicants should also pay the application fee before submitting the application form.
  5. The application fee for all the applicants will be Rs. 2200.
  6. Candidates’ of the reserved category and all the women candidates shall pay Rs. 1100 as the application fee.
  7. Applicants will be able to pay the application fee thru the credit card, debit card or thru the net banking.

CEED 2018 Eligibility

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Architecture/Design/Interior Design or equivalent (4 years programme after 10+2).
  2. Professional Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or equivalent of 4 years programme after 10+2).
  3. Those, who have acquired the bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, may also apply for the Master’s programme of Designing.
  4. Applicants having 5 years programme after 10th class in G.D. Arts, will also be able to apply for the exam.
  5. There is no age limit is prescribed for CEED 2018 Entrance Examination by the conducting authority.

CEED 2018 Exam pattern

The Question Paper for CEED 2018 will comprise of two parts A and B. Those, who will qualify the Part A will be eligible for Part B examination. The question paper will be asked in English medium only.

Duration of exam      : The total duration of CEED entrance examination is 3 hours.

Type Of Questions    : objective type (Part A)

Total Marks               : 100 Marks

Part A:

  • It is the Computer Based Test (CBT) having the duration of one hour.
  • It contains total 50 questions separated into 3 sections. First section contains 5 questions, second section contains 10 questions and rest of the 35 questions will be contained by the third section.
  • Negative marking of 0.6 marks will be there in first and third sections while there will no provision of negative marking in second section.
  • Every right answer will contain 2 marks.

Part B:

  • It is a pen and paper based test of 2 hours duration.
  • In this section candidate’s skills in drawing and designing will be measured.
  • The candidates have to answer this hand drawing test in the same booklet provided by the examiner.

CEED 2018 Admit Cards

Candidates can get access to their admit card during the month of December from the official websit.

Go to CEED official website

Click on the Results Link

Click on ‘Admit Card Downloading’

Enter email Id and password and click ‘Login’.

Click on ‘Hall Ticket Tab’ to download admit card.

Save and take a printout.

CEED 2018 Syllabus

For Part A:

Visualization and Spatial Ability

Environmental and Social Awareness

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

Language and Creativity

Design Thinking and Problem Solving

Observation and Design Sensitivity.

For Part B:

Drawing Skills


Communication Skills

Analytical and Problem Solving Skills.

CEED 2018 Results

Students can follow these simple steps to check the CEED Result:

  1. Visit the official website (link is provided above).
  2. Enter the Email and Password on the page.
  3. Click on “Login” button.
  4. The result will be displayed on the screen.
  5. Candidates, who have cleared the Part A, will be able to check the score of Part B also.
  6. Candidates, who have not cleared the Part A, can only check the score obtained in Part A.

CEED 2018 Counselling

The CEED counselling is attended by all the students according to the performance of the candidate in the CEED selection process. The CEED counselling requires the applicant to appear for the test and interview.

Below documents to carry during CEED 2018 Counselling

  • Original copy of the CEED counselling letter.
  • Admit Card.
  • Original /provisional copy of the degree.
  • Original /provisional copy of the degree.
  • A copy of the bank draft as per the guidelines provided in the CEED prospectus.
  • All the original documents and the photocopy of the documents. Two copies of the class 10th and 12th certificate.
  • Rank card/ hall ticket.
  • Medical fitness certificate
  • 4-6 passport size photographs.