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CEED - Eligibility Criteria

Common Entrance Exam for Design

Form Date: 01 Nov - 30 Nov 2020

Pen & Paper Mode, Computer Based Test

Form Date: 01 Nov - 30 Nov 2020

CEED 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Age Limit, Qualification Required

Updated On - July 15 2020 by Latika Kalra

CEED 2020 Eligibility Criteria is set by the conducting authority - Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) which the candidates have to fulfil for appearing in the examination. Common Entrance Exam for Design is a national level examination that is organised to offer admission to Master of Design (M.Des) and Ph.D programmes at IISc, IIT's and IIITDM. Candidates have to score the minimum passing marks to qualify the CEED 2020 examination. It does not mean that if a candidate qualifies the CEED, he/she will be eligible for admission to any of these programmes. Participating institutes may conduct further tests and/or interviews for the final selection/admission. CEED 2020 exam was scheduled to be held on 18 January 2020 (Saturday). Candidates can read the complete article to know more about CEED 2020 Eligibility.

CEED 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates have to fulfil the basic eligibility criteria of CEED 2020 for appearing in the examination. There are various parameters that the candidates have to satisfy to appear for the exam and failure in these will lead to rejection of candidature. Candidates must ensure their eligibility before applying for the CEED 2020 Registration else they will not be allowed to sit for the exam if they found ineligible.

Eligibility for appearing in CEED 2020

The CEED 2020 Eligibility includes the following parameters:

  • Age Criteria
  • Qualifying Examination
  • Number of Attempts
Age Limit - There is no upper or lower age limit for appearing in CEED2020.
Number of Attempts - There is no limit for the number of attempts. A candidate can appear for CEED any number of times.
Qualifying Examination 
  • After 10+2 level, Candidates must have passed a degree/diploma/postgraduate degree of 3 years  OR
  • The candidate must be appearing for the final examination of degree/diploma/postgraduate programme by July 2020  OR
  • Candidate must have passed the GD Arts diploma programme (10+5 level) by July 2020 otherwise, the candidate is not eligible to apply.

Eligibility for Admission through CEED 2020

Candidates should be notified that a CEED score does not guarantee admission. Participating or we can say admitting institutes will also verify the eligibility, the category certificates and other
documents along with the CEED score. The exam will consist of two parts, Part A and Part B. The candidate must score the minimum marks prescribed below or more in Part A to be shortlisted.

CEED Qualifying Marks
CategoryMinimum percentage of Marks 

The final CEED score will be calculated by giving 25% weightage to marks obtained in Part A and 75% weightage to scores obtained in Part B after the calculation.

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Form Start Date:

01 Nov 2020

Form End Date:

30 Nov 2020

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