CEED 2020: Admit Card (Available), Exam Dates, Exam Pattern & Syllabus

CEED 2020 Admit Card has been available on 27th December 2019. CEED stands for Common Entrance Exam for Design. Applicants who are keen on getting the admissions in M.Des & the Ph. D. Courses have to clear the CEED Examination. In general, the CEED scores are valid only for 12 months (1 year), and this entrance exam is organized by the IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Bombay.

CEED 2020 will be conducted by IIT Bombay on behalf of the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development. The applicants have to clear the entrance exam in two parts and on the same day. If the applicants make the CEED, they are eligible to get the admissions, but they also have to clear the rounds conducted at the Individual universities.

Admission will be provided in M. Des in various renowned institutions like IIT Kanpur, IIT Hyderabad, IISc Bangalore, IIT Guwahati, IITDM Jabalpur, IIT Bombay, IIT, and other institutions.

CEED 2020 Notification – Admit Card Available

New CEED 2020 Admit Card has been Available on 27th December 2019. Click Here to Check Admit Card Details.

New CEED 2020 Exam Dates has been Announced now, The Exam will be held on 18th January 2020. Click Here to Check Exam Date Details.

CEED 2020 New Changes Introduced

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    5. Pearl Academy No.1 Fashion School – Admissions Open for 2020 batch. Apply Now
  • From 2019 has been Changed the number of exam cities is increased from 20 to 24.
  • Candidates can be filled application Also after the Last date of registration with late fee Rs. 500.

CEED 2020 Quick Links

Notification (Released)Click Here
Important Dates (Announced)Click Here
Application/Registration (Started)Link 1 Click Here Link 2 Click Here
How to Fill Application FormClick Here
Admit Card/Hall Ticket (Available)Click Here
Answer keyClick Here
Result Click Here
Cut OffClick Here
Counseling/ Admission ProcedureClick Here
EligibilityClick Here
Exam PatternClick Here
SyllabusClick Here
PreparationClick Here
Sample Question PapersClick Here

CEED 2020 Highlights

Exam NameCEED
Full-FormCommon Entrance Exam for Design
Exam TypesPG Level
Exam LevelNational Level
Course OfferedDesign
Conducting BodyCommon Entrance Exam for Design
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline
Exam Date18th January 2020 (10:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Exam Duration03 Hours
Official Websitehttp://www.ceed.iitb.ac.in
HelplineTel: 91 22 2576 4063 / 9093 / 9094 Email ID[email protected]

CEED 2020 Important Dates

The information related to the important events and the dates are listed below for reference:

EventsDates (Announced)
Online Registration Started9th October 2019
The closing of Registration15th November 2019 (Extended)
Registration with late fee (Charge Rs 500)20th November 2019 (Extended)
Availability of Admit Card27th December 2019
The last date of rectification of discrepancies in the admit card5th January 2020
Exam Date18th January 2020
Releasing of draft answer key of Part A21st January 2020 
Last date of sending comments about draft answer key27th January 2020
Releasing of final answer key4th February 2020 
Declaration of result and availability of scorecard4th March 2020 

CEED 2020 Admit Card

CEED 2020 Admit Card has been Available on 27th December 2019. The admit card will be released on the official website only. The admit card will be available only for the applicants who are eligible for the exam, and the form was submitted successfully. The applicants must use the login credentials to download the Admit Card. The applicants must carry the admit card to the exam center. Once the admit card is downloaded the applicants must check all the details and then print it.

Applicants details that will  be available on the Admit Card

  • Name
  • Roll No.
  • DOB
  • Email ID
  • Contact No.
  • Signature
  • Photo
  • Exam center name & address
  • Exam Date & Time

CEED 2020 Application Form

The instruction for the complete application process has been available on the official website, and applicants just have to follow the steps.

The steps are mentioned as points below:

  • Registration on the website.
  • Filling of the Application
  • Uploading of documents.
  • You are paying the application fee.
  • You are submitting the application.
  • CEED 2020 Registration has been started on 9th October 2019 through online mode.
  • The Last Date to Submit Application Form is 15th November 2019 (Extended).
  • To fill the CEED 2020 application form, applicants have to follow various steps of the application process – Online registration, filling necessary details, uploading of scanned documents and paying the application fee.
  • Candidates must save the allotted application number for future reference provided during the application process.
  • Students must fill all the details in the form carefully and choose the exam center correctly as no correction facility will be provided after the final submission.

The application fee is as per below:

  • For SC/ST/PwD and women candidates – Rs. 1300/-
  • For all other candidates – Rs. 2600/-
  • The late registration fee is Rs. 500/-

CEED 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility criteria are always important for the applicants to follow as the selection depends on this, so we have listed some information below for the same.

  • The applicant should have a degree or a diploma or should have completed a PG degree course of 4 years.
  • The applicants should have completed HSC + 3+2 years of the degree are also eligible.
  • The applicants who are in the final year of graduation can also apply but have to submit the documents at the time of examination.
  • The applicants should have cleared the GD Arts diploma course (10+5 level) are also eligible.
  • There is no age limit decided yet for the entrance exam.

Candidates must have completed a degree/diploma/postgraduate degree program of minimum 3 years (after 10+2 level), or must be appearing for the final examination of such a program by July 2020, or must have passed the GD Arts diploma program (10+5 level) by July 2020.
Eligibility criteria for admission to various institutes may differ from the eligibility criteria for appearing for CEED. Before applying for CEED, candidates are advised to check whether they meet the required eligibility criteria for admission to various institutes.
There is no age limit to appear for CEED. Besides, a candidate can appear for CEED any number of times.

GATE Score: Candidates can also apply by their GATE 2020 Score.

CEED 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam Mode
  • Part A – Online CBT
  • Part B –  Drawing based, offline mode.
Exam DateTo be Announced
Language MediumEnglish
Parts2 parts – Part A and part B.
Number of SectionsPart A will consist of 3 sections
Type of Questions
  • Part A will contain multiple select types and numerical answer type questions.
  • Part B will contain drawing-based questions.
Time Duration3 hours (Part A-1 hour; Part B- 2 hour).
Total Marks100 marks
Weightage of Marks
  • Part A – 25% weightage
  • Part B – 75% weightage
Marking Scheme
  • In Part A, three marks will be awarded for every correct answer in section I and two marks for every correct answer in section II and III.
  • No marks will be deducted for wrong responses in sections I and II of Part A.
  • six marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer in section III of Part A.
  • The exam will be divided into two parts which are Part A & Part B.
  • The applicants must appear for both the parts on the same day.
  • The applicants who clear Part A will be allowed for appearing for Part B of the paper.
  • Exam paper part A will have objective type questions and should be solved only on the computer.
  • Part A paper will be checked by the computer.
  • The paper part A will be prepared using the below topics.
  • Visual & Spatial Ability,
  • Environmental & Social awareness,
  • Analytical & Logical reasoning,
  • Language,
  • Observation & Design sensitivity
  • The exam paper part B will also be available on the computer screen but should be solved on the given answer paper.
  • The paper part B will have eight questions in total to be solved.
  • The applicants have to answer anyone from 1 to 5 and then 6th, 7th & 8th to be answered)
  • The paper part B will be checked manually by the officials.

NOTE: The actual result will be based on exam paper Part B as part A will have only 25% of weightage and part B will have 75% of weightage.

In the below table we have distributed number & type of questions and total marks scored in each section:

Part A SectionNumber of QuestionsType of questionMarks awarded for each correct answerMarks reduced for each incorrect answerTotal marks for each section
I2Numerical answer type6-0.612
II6Numerical answer type6018
III2Multiple select questions408
IV6Multiple select questions2012
V25Multiple select questions2-0.650

CEED 2020 Syllabus

The information related to the Syllabus for this entrance exam is mentioned below:

Part A Exam:

  • Visualization and spatial ability.
  • Environmental and social awareness.
  • The analytical and logical reasoning.
  • Language and creativity.
  • Design thinking and problem-solving.
  • Observation and design sensitivity.

Part B Exam: 

  • Drawing.
  • Creativity.
  • Communication Skills.
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills.
  • Creative Writing Skills.
  • Drawing Ability and Skills.
  • Communication Skills.
  • Design Concepts.
  • How to Develop Characters.
  • Logical Reasoning.
  • Light and Shadow.
  • Perspective Design.
  • Logo Design.
  • Problem Identification & Design Problem Solving.
  • Scale and Proportion.
  • Product Designing.
  • Basics of Drawing- Lines and Shapes.
  • Gradation Chart.
  • Colour Theory, Color Schemes, and Color Compositions.
  • Still, Life Drawings, Eye Levels, and Symmetrical Drawing Concepts Object drawings from .everyday life.
  • Perspective- Types and Usage.
  • Human Body Knowledge.
  • Anatomy, Proportions, and Divisions.
  • Basic and advanced Human Drawings.
  • Hands and Feet’s Study.
  • Human Features.
  • Animal and Bird Study.
  • Colour Rendering and Design.
  • Inspirational Design.
  • Means of Advertisement-Visual Communication.
  • Grid Collages.
  • Metamorphosis.
  • Study of Objects and Lateral Thinking.
  • Compositions.
  • Story Illustrations.
  • Pictograms and Signage.
  • Geometrical and Design Exercise.
  • Compositional sense.
  • Placement of different figures proportionally.
  • Sense of proportion.
  • Drawing of human figures of different postures, action and age groups.
  • Interaction Design and Visual Communication.
  • Sketching.
  • Representation techniques.
  • Problem identification & solving.
  • Visual perception.
  • Interface design & Product Design.
  • Poster, Logo, Character designing.
  • Storytelling.
  • Basics of materials and manufacturing processes.

CEED 2020 Preparation Tips

Here we are providing the best way to prepare for the CEED 2020 entrance. Preparation tips will help you to get good marks in your CEED 2020 entrance.
  • First, prepare your exam preparation routine that will help you to cover all the important topics of the examinations. Follow the daily study schedule.
  • Before you begin your preparation it is very important for you to first check the real exam pattern CEED exam syllabus and seed marking scheme which you help you to get a clear idea about the CEED entrance exams.
  • Previous year question papers and solved papers will definitely help you to get the question trends and the chances that previous year questions can be repeated.
  • When you preparing for the CEED 2020 entrance examination it is very important to create short notes and all notes in the prescribed format so that. Pointwise you can revise it later on.

CEED 2020 Answer Key

CEED 2020 Answer Key will be Available after Examination. Candidates can be Check Answer key through own login Id. And Candidates can be Download in PDF Format, it will be available on 21st January 2020.

If any candidate who wishes to apply for the object or any comment in the Official CEED 2020 Answer Key will be given chance and he/she can apply for the same from the 27th January 2020. From the 4th February 2020, Candidates who have given the entrance examination will be able to obtain the Official  CEED 2020 Answer Key through online mode only.

CEED 2020 Result

CEED 2020 Result will be Declared on 4th March 2020. The results will be released on the official website for the applicants as announced. The declaration of the results will be done by the IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Bombay. The applicants must use their credentials along with the registration & application number with the email. The entrance exam will be divided into two parts, and the results will be available only after the 2nd part is done.

CEED 2020 Score Card

CEEED 2020 Scorecard will be available for the students who have given the entrance examinations and their result has been declared.
CEED 2020 Score Card will be available after the Result Declaration. As soon as the result will be declared the candidates will be able to download the seat 2020 scorecard. the scorecard will contain important details of the candidate such as merit rank and qualifying status.

NOTE: The CEED score will be valid only for a year.

CEED 2020 Cut Off

Candidates must have to get the minimum cut off marks when the result will be declared, Those who will secure the minimum cut off marks will be only able to get into the further admission and Counselling Rounds.

There are various factors that impact the cut off marks of Part B Section. These are the factors that vary according to different parameters like difficulty level of test and number of qualifying candidates, number of appearing candidates, number of seats available. 

The cutoff marks of 90 % of the open/ General Categories, The shortlist of OBC and NCL category is prepared. If We will talk about the SC/ ST and PWD candidates, the cut off of 50% will be prepared of Open/ General Categories. 

CEED 2020 Merit List

CEED 2020 Merit List will be published online mode for the students who have given the CEED 2020 Entrance Exam. The merit list will be only available for the students after the CEED 2020 Result gets released. The CEED exam conducting authority will publish the CEED 2020 Merit list which will be based on the marks scored and secured by the candidates in the Part B section of the CEED 2020 Entrance examination.

Candidates have some condition to appear for the PART B CEED 2020 Entrance Exam, Candidates must have to pass the Part A Examination. Those candidates who will successfully complete Part A and Part B Examination will be invited for the merit list and further admission and Counseling Procedure.

CEED 2020 Admission

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2020:

    1. Lovely Professional University| Admissions Open for All Courses 2020-21. Apply Now
    2. Chandigarh University, Punjab | Admissions Open for All Courses 2020-21. Apply Now
    3. Manipal University 2020 Admission Open For UG & PG Courses. Apply Now
    4. UPES, Dehradun Enroll Yourself for the Academic Year 2020. Apply Now
    5. Pearl Academy No.1 Fashion School – Admissions Open for 2020 batch. Apply Now

The list of qualified CEED candidates will be shared with the participating institutions. The examining authority will not provide any centralized advice for the allocation of seats.

After the declaration of results, applicants must apply on the website of the corresponding institution for the admission procedure. Each institution will publish the admission notice on their websites.

Below is the list of all the Institutes who accept the CEED scores:

  • IIT Bombay,
  • IIT Delhi,
  • IISc Bangalore,
  • IIT Guwahati,
  • IIT Kanpur,
  • IIT Hyderabad,
  • IIITDM Jabalpur,
  • UPES Dehradun

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