CEED 2020: Exam Date (Announced), Application Form, Eligibility


CEED 2020 Online Registration is ending today i.e; 09 November 2019. Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) is conducted by IIT Bombay. It is an entrance test for M.Des. & PhD programs. CEED 2020 Registration form will be available from October 2020. And the exam will be held in the month of January 2020. The CEED 2020 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 (M. Des) programs. And to also for PhD 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.

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 CEED 2020 Online Registration is ending today i.e; 09 November 2019. 

CEED 2020 Exam Date has been announced i.e 16 January 2020.

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CEED 2020 Important Dates

Given below are the official 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.

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Events Dates (Announced)
Opening of online application form 09 October 2019
Closing of application form 09 November 2019
Registration with late fee (Rs.500) 10-16 November 2019
Availability of admit card 01 January 2020
Last date of rectification of discrepancies in the admit card 05 January 2020
Exam date 18 January 2020
Releasing of draft answer key of Part A 21 January 2020
Last date of sending comments about draft answer key 27 January 2020
Releasing of final answer key 04 February 2020
Declaration of result and availability of scorecard 04 March 2020

CEED Registration Process & Application

  • Candidates must submit CEED registration form through online mode at the official website i.e www.ceed.iitb.ac.in.
  • Please read the information given in the brochure before filling out the form.
  • If you face any problem while filling the form, you can report it by clicking the “Report Problem” button on the right side of the form.

Download CEED 2020 Information Brochure PDF Here. Release Date is September 2019 (version 1.0). Applicants are advised to download the CEED brochure from the official CEED website only and check periodically for any updates.

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.

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Candidates Fees Tax
All women candidates Rs. 1,300 plus GST
For (SC / ST / PwD) candidates Rs. 1,300 plus GST
All other candidates (General) Rs. 2,600 plus GST

Late Fees: A late fee of Rs. 500/- will be charged from all the candidates after the regular closing date till 09 November 2019.

How to fill the Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) 2020 Application Form Online?

Following are the instructions to fill the CEED 2020 Application Form Online.

  • Apply through the official website only.
  • Upload following documents with specific requirements, File containing your recent colour photograph (.jpg file), Scanned copy of applicant signature (.jpg file), Scanned copy of applicant degree/diploma certificate (.pdf file) if the course is completed.
  • If a candidate does not have the final degree certificate, please upload the copy of the final year mark list or the provisional certificate.
  • If the course is not completed, a certificate from the Principal of the college / Head of the department (Appendix 1) (.pdf file).
  • Upload the caste certificate if applicable.
  • Candidates with a physical disability (PwD) category should produce a valid medical certificate.

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 appeared the or final exam by July 2020 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).
  • Age Criteria: There is no age limit to appear for CEED.
  • No of Attempt: any number of times.
  • Institute wise Eligibility Criteria: Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria for admission lead down various participating institutes.

CEED 2020 Exam Syllabus Pdf & Pattern: Part A & B

CEED 2020 will be conducted on 18 January 2020. The Common Entrance Exam for Design is consisting of two parts, Part A and Part B. Appearing student must attempt questions from both parts.

  • Question Paper Part A: Part A contains Objective type questions (multiple choice questions, multiple select questions and numerical answer questions).
  • Question Paper Part 2: Part B consists of questions that are aimed at testing design, drawing and writing skills.
  • CEED Preparation Books (CEED Books): No specific textbook or guide is recommended for CEED preparation as it is an aptitude test. The aspirants should practice their drawing, rendering and visualization skills.
  • Previous Year Question Paper: The CEED Question papers of some of the previous years are available on the CEED website.

CEED 2020 Admit Card

Applicants can download the CEED 2020 admit card from the official website on 01 January 2020. Also, candidates are advised to take a colour printout and present it to test centre authority at the time of the exam.

How to Download the CEED 2020 Admit Card?

Following are the steps to download the CEED 2020 Admit Card.

  • Go to the official website of JEE (Advanced)-UCEED-CEED 2020 i.e www.ceed.iitb.ac.in.
  • Click on the Admit Card Link.
  • Fill in the credentials like roll number and date of birth.
  • Finally, Admit Card for Common Entrance Exam for Design will be displayed on Screen.
  • Download and print it for future reference.
  • Also, the admit card must be carried to the examination centre.

Admission in Master of Design, PhD 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,

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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Note: The CEED exam will be conducted in two parts. Part A will be conducted from 10:00 to 11:00 hours followed by Part B from 11:00 to 13:00 hours.

Institutes Participating in CEED 2020

Common Entrance Exam for Design is a qualifying examination for admission to Master of Design (MDes) programmes at IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIITDM Jabalpur, and IIT Kanpur, and to Ph.D programmes in Design at IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIT Kanpur.

Qualifying in CEED 2020 alone does not guarantee admission to any of these programmes. Participating institutes may conduct further tests and/or interviews for the final selection/admission.

Admitting/Participating Institutes will also verify the eligibility, the category certificates and other original documents along with the CEED score.

  1. IISC Bangalore: Center for Product Design and Manufacturing
  2. IIT Bombay: Industrial Design Center
  3. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi: Instrument Design and Development Centre
  4. IIT Guwahati: Department of Design
  5. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad: Department of Design
  6. IIITDM Jabalpur: Design Discipline
  7. IIT Kanpur: Design Programme
CEED 2019 Syllabus
CEED 2020 Syllabus Part A & B

Click here for Complete Information brochure with Syllabus Pdf Here.

CEED 2020 Answer Key / Booklet

The Answer booklet (Part B) will NOT be provided to the candidates. The draft answer key for part A will be released on 21 January 2020. The candidates can give their comments about the draft answer key for Part A before the Second week of January 2020. Whereas the final answer key for Part A will be released on 04 February 2020.

Examination Cities: Choice of Examination Centers

The applicants must choose 3 preferable cities (Examination centres) at the time of online registration. Once the registration/application form is submitted, request for a change of city will NOT be entertained under any circumstances.

  • In 2020, the examination will be conducted in 24 cities.
  • CEED 2020 Examination Cities: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Ernakulam, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, and Vishakhapatnam

CEED Result 2020

CEED result has been declared by JEE (Advanced)-UCEED CEED office, IIT Bombay on the CEED website (www.ceed.iitb.ac.in). The authority to declare the result is entire with JEE (Advanced)-UCEED-CEED office, IIT Bombay. The marks obtained in Part B will NOT be disclosed for the non-qualifying candidates.

  • Category wise CEED Merit List (Rank) will be prepared as per the category provided by the candidate in the CEED registration form.
  • Result Declaration Date: March 2020

CEED scorecard 2020

The CEED 2020 score is valid for one year from the date of declaration of the result. Please note that a CEED score does NOT guarantee admission. The hard copy of the CEED scorecards will NOT be sent to the qualified candidates. The candidates are advised to download it from the official website.

CEED 2019 Admission Notification
CEED 2020 Admission Notification

Common Entrance Exam for Design Contact Address

JEE (Advanced)-UCEED-CEED 2020
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Mumbai 400076

E-mail: [email protected]

CEED 2020 login Website: www.ceed.iitb.ac.in

Download Certificate Formats:

The CEED 2020 Brochure Including different certificate formats is linked above.

  • Final year certificate from the Institute
  • OBC-NCL and SC/ST candidates
  • PwD candidates

For detailed information about the Bachelor’s Degree at IIT visit JEE MAIN 2020 Page.

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