CEED 2018: Common Entrance Exam for Design, Application

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Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED 2018) is conducted by IIT Bombay. It is an entrance test for MDes & Ph.D. programs. The CEED 2018 registration form will be available from 09 October 2017 at 5 pm. And the exam will be held on Saturday, 20 January 2018. The CEED 2018 Scorecard is accepted by IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIITDM Jabalpur, and IIT Kanpur for admission to Master of Design (MDes) programs. And to also for Ph.D. programs in Design at IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIT Kanpur. Passing the CEED examination does not guarantee the admission in these Institutes as candidates may be asked to appear for further tests and/or interviews conducted by admitting institutes for the final selection/admission.

Master of Design, Ph.D at IITs & IISc

Given below is a list of courses offered by different institutes.

S.No. Courses Institute
1. MDes in Product Design and Engineering* PhD in Design Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing,
IISc Bangalore
2. MDes in Industrial Design, Communication Design, Animation, Interaction Design, Mobility and Vehicle Design PhD in Design Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay
3. MDes in Industrial Design Instrument Design and Development Centre, IIT Delhi
4. MDes in Design,
PhD in Design
Department of Design, IIT Guwahati
5. MDes in Visual Design,

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PhD in Design

Department of Design, IIT Hyderabad
6. MDes in Product Design, Visual Design* Design Discipline, IIITDM Jabalpur
7. MDes in Design*, PhD in Design Design Programme, IIT Kanpur


Note: Aspirants Seeking admission in these courses and institutes are advised to keep checking the announcement. Institutes will notify the admission openings to the postgraduate programs in design separately. So keep checking the individual website as conducting body i.e. The JEE (Advanced)-UCEED-CEED office, IIT Bombay does not provide information on PG admission etc.

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CEED 2018 Important Dates

Given below are the dates released by the council. They are very important for an aspirant and must be checked after every alternate time for any updates. Also, the pdf format of the same is given below for downloading purposes. It should be saved with the aspirant for further uses.

S.No. Events Date & Time
1. Online registration Starts 09 October – 10 November 2017
2. Online registration with late fee 11-17 November 2017
3. Available  of Admit card for downloading 25 December 2017 onwards
4. Last date for rectification of discrepancies in the admit card 05 January 2018
5. CEED 2018 Examination Date  20 January 2018 (Saturday)
6. Release of draft answer key for Part A 27 January 2018
7. Last date for sending comments about draft answer key for Part A 31 January 2018
8. Release of final answer key for Part A 4 February 2018
9. Result Declaration 05 March 2018
10. Availability of CEED 2018 Scorecards for downloading 05 March 2018


CEED 2018 Registration Process & Application

Candidates must submit CEED registration form through ONLINE ONLY at the official website i.e www.ceed.iitb.ac.in.

Application / Registration Fees

Here is the fee to sit for the exam. Also, the payment methods are given below. Doubts regarding the same can be easily cleared after reading them properly.

Candidates Fees Tax
all women candidates Rs. 1,100 plus GST
for (SC / ST / PwD) candidates Rs. 1,100 plus GST
all other candidates (General) Rs. 2,200 plus GST


CEED 2018 Eligibility: Criteria for Admission

These criteria given below are the minimum requirement for every candidate, which they should be able to fulfil in order to sit for the exam.

  • Education Qualification: Candidates must have passed or appearing the or final exam by July 2018 in any of the degree/diploma/postgraduate course of 4 years or 3+2 years (after 10+2 level).
  • And, Candidates who passed the GD Arts diploma program (10+5 level) by July 2017.
  • Age Criteria: There is no age limit to appear for CEED.
  • No of Attempt: any number of times.

Note: Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria for admission lead down various participating institutes.

CEED 2018 Admit Card

Applicants can download the Admit Card from CEED website between 25 December 2017 to 20 January 2018. Also, candidates are advised to take colour printout and present it to test center authority at the time of the exam.

CEED 2018 Syllabus Pdf & Pattern: Part A & B

CEED Paper A Details
Paper A Details
Paper B Details - CEED
Paper B Details

Note: No specific textbook or guide is recommended for CEED preparation as it is an aptitude test.

Click here for Complete Information brochure with Syllabus Pdf

CEED 2018 Results Declaration

CEED result will be declared by JEE (Advanced)-UCEEDCEED office, IIT Bombay on the CEED website (www.ceed.iitb.ac.in).

CEED 2018 scorecard

Also, the CEED 2018 score card is valid for one year only.

Contact Address


JEE (Advanced)-UCEED-CEED 2018

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, 400076.

E-mail: [email protected]

Website: www.ceed.iitb.ac.in

For detailed information about Bachelor’s Degree at IIT visit JEE MAIN 2018 Page.

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