CEED Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

CEED Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

CEED Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
CEED Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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The long-form of CEED Exam is the Common Entrance Examination for Design. It is a joint entrance examination for postgraduation in the field of IT design. Every year, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay conducts the CEED Exam for the admission of students in Masters of Design (M.Des) and Ph.D. (in design) programs. This exam gets organized on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resource Development under the Govt. of India. It offers students programs in various IIT and IISc colleges across India.

The M.Des colleges include IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Delhi, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Kanpur, UPES Dehradun, and IIITDM Jabalpur. The Ph.D. colleges include IIT Bombay, IISc Bangalore, IIT Kanpur, and IIT Hyderabad.

However, the aspirants get admission to their desired colleges based on their CEED Exam marks. Every year, more than 5,000 students sit for this exam.

CEED Exam depicts the aspirant’s creativity, observation skill, designing, drawing, and writing knowledge. They should be good in these segments in the field of IT and industrial design.

The CEED Exam consists of two segments – Part A and Part B. Part A includes MCQ questions. It is the screening exam for the candidates.

Part B includes descriptive-type questions. It examines the drawing, designing, and writing skills of the aspirants. Hence, Part A occurs in online mode, and Part B occurs in offline mode. However, the aspirants who successfully pass the Part A exam get qualified to sit for the Part B exam.

 

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CEED Exam Latest News/Updates

 

  • The registration procedure begins on 9th Sept 2021.
  • The exam dates have already got published on the official website.

 

About CEED Exam and Exam Conducting Authority

The CEED Exam occurs on an all-India basis. It is a national-level entrance exam.

IIT Bombay conducts this exam under the Ministry of Human Resource Development. This exam examines the visual perception ability, drawing skill, communication skill, and designing knowledge of the aspirants. The applicants should go through the previous year’s exam syllabus and should plan accordingly. The CEED Exam always occurs in Jan every year.

IIT Bombay is the CEED Exam conducting body. It is one of the most famous and oldest engineering institutes in India. This institute is always successful in raising the best lot of employees in technology and science. Hence, every year they also select the best candidates for IT and industrial design. That is why they take CEED Exam to make their selection easier. The aspirants must work harder to get selected in such an institute. It is not at all easy, and it requires a lot of practice. Several aspirants desire to get into this institute for studying Master’s in IT design. So, competition also rises, which makes it harder to qualify.

 

CEED Exam’s Basic Information

  • Application fees –

The application fees for CEED Exam for General candidates is Rs.3,200/-

It is Rs.1,600/- for all the women candidates.

For SC/ST/PwD candidates, it is also Rs.1,600/-

The applicants have to keep in mind that the application fees are neither refundable nor transferable. The candidates should submit the application form and then pay the application fees on the official website.

The payment mode will get mentioned there on the site. It occurs online, i.e., through a Debit card or Credit card, or Net Banking. It can also get done through PAYU Payment Gateway. However, the application fee does not charge any proceeding fees or other charges or extra services from the bank.

 

  • Number of Attempts –

There is no limit to the number of attempts in the CEED exam. The applicants can sit for the exam as many times as they want, as long as they match the eligibility criteria.

 

  • CEED Exam Mode –

The CEED Exam gets divided into two parts. Part A and Part B. Part A occurs in online mode as it includes MCQ questions. However, Part B occurs in offline mode as it consists of descriptive-type questions. The exam is carried through pen and paper mode as it includes drawing-based questions.

 

  • CEED Exam Conducting Authority –

IIT Bombay.

 

  • Frequency of CEED Exam –

The CEED Exam occurs once a year. It always occurs around Jan.

 

  • Courses –

The courses offered after successfully qualifying for the CEED Exam are :

  • The Masters in Product Design and Engineering.
  • Masters in Industrial Design.
  • A Masters in Interaction Design.
  • Also, Masters in Communication Design.
  • Masters in Animation Design.
  • The Masters in Mobility and Vehicle Design.
  • A Masters in Visual Design.
  • Ph.D. in Design.

 

CEED Exam 2022 Highlights

 

Name of the Exam The Common Entrance Examination for Design
Abbreviated form CEED
Exam Conducting Authority IIT Bombay.
Frequency of the Exam Once a year
Modes of the Exam Online and Offline
Mode of Application registration Online
Duration of the Exam 3 hours
The avg no. of candidates appearing every year Over 5,000
Exam level National
Languages of Conduct English
Courses offered M.Des ( Masters of Design) and Ph.D. in Design
Number of seats (approximately) 200
Number of Colleges participating 25
Total Score of the Exam 200
Official Website http://www.ceed.iitb.ac.in/2022/

 

  • Admission to Various Institutions for Designing Programs

 

  1. However, the applicants should keep in mind that qualifying successfully in CEED Exam does not mean any admission to any design programs in any institution. The applicants must fulfill the requirements of their desired college to get into it. They have to give interviews and exams of the institutions to become eligible for admission.
  2. The admission for postgraduation designing programs will get declared separately. It will get done by the various institutions after the outcome of the CEED Exam. Hence, the applicants should visit the official websites of the respective institutes for information about the admission procedure of the programs.
  3. At the time of admission, the institutes will follow the reservation rules for different categories as per the Government of India. There is a limited number of seats in the institute available. It is for the students who pass the CEED Exam successfully.
  4. The requirements for admission to different institutes are different from each other. So, for more details, the applicants must contact the head/coordinator of the institution.

 

CEED Exam date

The CEED Exam date 2022 for the Part A exam, got declared already on the official website. It got published by the IIT Bombay on 1st Sept 2021.

The CEED Exam registration will start from 9th Sept 2021 in online mode.

The applicants have to visit the site for online registration. The CEED Exam will begin on 23rd Jan 2022, and the exam will get conducted from 9 am – 12 pm.

Only Part A Exam dates got released now officially. After the applicants pass this round, the Part B exam dates will get announced consequently.

 

Publication of CEED Exam Admit Card 2022 8th Jan 2022
CEED Exam date 2022 23rd Jan 2022
Draft of CEED Exam Answer Key 2022 25th Jan 2022
Any complaint against the CEED Exam Answer Key Draft 25th Jan – 27th Jan 2022
Final CEED Exam Answer Key 2022 31st Jan 2022
CEED Exam Result 2022 8th Mar 2022

 

To know more about CEED exam date click here

 

CEED Exam Notification

The CEED Exam official notification got released on 1st Sept 2021 on the official website by the IIT Bombay.

In the exam notification, they released the important exam dates and all the other exam events.

Alongside, the notification also released information about the exam syllabus, exam pattern, exam application process, exam admit card, eligibility criteria, etc. It holds various necessary information. Hence, the aspirants must download and save the notification for their future references. It will help them to get prepared better for the upcoming exam.

The application registration will begin from 9th Sept 2021 in an online manner. The application form will get released by the IIT Bombay on the official website. The applicants need to visit the official website to fulfill the online registration process. While filling the online application form, they also have to pay the online application fees to complete the registration process. This registration process will continue till 10th October 2021. With the late payment, the online registration process will be up to 17th October 2021. The applicants must confirm that they meet all the eligibility criteria before they start the online registration process.

 

CEED Exam Eligibility Criteria

The applicants must fulfill all the eligibility criteria before appearing for the exam. These requirements made by the IIT Bombay are below in a tabular form.

 

Age Limit Degree needed Frequency of the exam
 

There is no limitation on the age for this exam.

The applicants must have a diploma or degree or postgraduate degree. It should be of 4 or 5 years after the 12th standard.  

The students can appear for the CEED Exam as many times as they want. There is no limitation to it.

Candidates must have a 5-year GD Arts diploma after the 12th standard.
The aspirants who are appearing for the final exam by July 2022, waiting for their results. At the time of admissions, they need to show their eligibility proof.

 

List of Qualifying Exams –

The CEED Exam consists of two segments. The first is Part A,  and the Second is Part B. Part A is the screening exam for the candidates. It consists of MCQ questions. Hence, it gets carried out in online mode. The applicants need to pass the Part A exam first to sit for the Part B exam. Part B examines the design and the creative skills of the applicants. It consists of descriptive questions. Hence, it gets carried out in offline mode. After qualifying for the Part B exam, the applicants can apply for their desired institution and sit for the interview to get into the respective institute.

 

Reservation or Relaxation for categories in CEED Exam 2022 –

There is a limitation on the number of seats available for the reserved categories. This category relaxation gets based on the information provided by the applicants in the application form.

  • The candidates who belong to the SC or ST community should submit their required certificate. They should submit them along with their online application form. It is to show their proof for the category to which they belong. If the candidate fails to submit the required certificates, then their application form may get rejected.
  • The applicants who belong to the OBC community should submit their OBC certificates. They should submit them along with their online application form.
  • PhD aspirants can get eligible if they face at least 40% of permanent physical impairment concerning the whole body. They should bring their certificate of disability from a Government Medical Board, along with their online application form. Also, such candidates should stay fit to attend the program during the admission time as well. The percentage of disability of the applicants should also get mentioned in the certificate by the Medical Board. It gets required for the selection. This Medical Board must be the one that the respective institution consults.
  • The reservation of seats can get altered anytime by the order from the Government. Hence, these relaxations are all provisional.
  • The candidate should take full responsibility for their admission to the institution. They should match the minimum eligibility criteria and other parameters. They should also show the required documents needed to claim for their reservation.

 

CEED Exam Registration Process 2022

The step by step processes for the online CEED Exam Registration 2022 are as follows :

Step 1: Registration Of The Applicant

  • Firstly, the applicant must visit the official website of CEED.
  • Secondly, the applicant must enter their email address and phone number to register.
  • Finally, the email address should get verified by the applicant. The password should get saved, which gets received on the mobile number. In this way, the applicants will get register for the exam. It completes the 1st step of the process.

 

Step 2: Form Fill Up And The Uploading Of The Important Documents

  • Next, the applicant must log in to the official website using their email address and password.
  • Then, the applicant must enter the necessary details in the CEED Exam application form. It includes their academic, personal, and communication details like:
  1. Full name of the applicant. (including the first, middle, and last name).
  2. Gender.
  3. Category.
  4. About the disability, if any.
  5. The registered email address.
  6. Date of Birth.
  7. Full Address of the applicant. (including city, state, country, district, and pin code).
  8. Mobile Number and Alternate Mobile Number.
  9. Name and Address of the College.
  10. Year of passing out.
  11. University or Institute name, if attended any.
  12. The qualifying exams.
  • After that, the applicant must choose three exam centers for the CEED Exam.
  • The applicants must check the details entered by them thoroughly. After checking that every detail is correct, they must press the “Save” button and the “Confirm” button.
  • Then, the applicants need to upload the necessary documents. It includes their photographs, required certificates, and their signature.
  • Afterward, the applicant must move on and click on the “Pay fee and Submit” button.

 

Step 3: Payment of the online application fees

  • After clicking the “Pay fee and Submit” button, the payment page appears on the computer screen. The Bill Desk payment page comes for the payment process.
  • The applicants must pay the fees online through Net Banking or via Credit Card or Debit Card.
  • After that, the applicants must check the details carefully and click on the “Pay” button to complete the payment process.
  • The candidates should pay the application fees within the time mentioned on the website. If the candidate fails to pay the application fees within that time, they have to give a late fine of Rs. 500/-
  • Finally, after completing the payment process, the online application form appears on the computer screen. The candidate should save and download the form and print out the form for their future references.

 

CEED Exam Syllabus

The CEED Exam Syllabus got published along with the official notification on the website by the IIT Bombay on 1st Sept 2021. There are two segments in the CEED Exam – Part A and Part B. Hence, the syllabus for both the segments got published separately.

The Part A Exam syllabus involves subjects like Environmental Awareness, Visualisation, Analytical Reasoning, Social Awareness, Spatial Ability, Logical Reasoning, Language, Designing, Creativity, Observation Skills, etc.

The Part B Exam syllabus involves subjects like Drawing, Analytical Reasoning, Creativity, Communication Skills, Problem Solving Skills, etc.

To score better in the exam, the applicants must prepare themselves better in all the subjects above. They should go through all the topics that are there in each subject matter. Also, they should check out the exam syllabus and the question papers of the previous year. In this way, they can know the types of questions in the exam and which topic is more important.

However, the applicants must practice their drawing and designing skills more than the theoretical section because the exam conducting body sees the applicant’s designing and creativity skills more rather than their writing.

To know more about CEED exam syllabus click here

 

CEED Exam Pattern

The CEED Exam Pattern 2022 already got published along with the official notification on the official website by the IIT Bombay on 1st Sept 2021. The applicants who are sitting for the 2022 CEED Exam must go through the exam pattern thoroughly. It is to know about the arrangement and the marking structure of the question paper.

The CEED Exam gets divided into two segments – Part A and Part B. Both of these exams occur on the same day but at different timings. The CEED Exam will begin on 23rd Jan 2022. The Part A exam will occur from 9 am-10 am, and the Part B exam will occur from 10 am-12 pm.

The CEED Part A question paper includes objective-type questions.

The CEED Part B question paper includes descriptive-type questions and drawing questions.

Both of these exams are on 100 marks each. The medium of the question paper is English.

The Part A exam is the screening exam for the candidates. If the applicants pass the Part A exam successfully, they can give the Part B exam. The CEED Merit list gets based on the scores achieved by the applicants in the Part B exam.

 

CEED Exam Admit Card

The CEED Exam Admit Card will get released on the official website. It will get released by the IIT Bombay on 8th Jan 2022. Every year the authority releases the admit card around this month. However, the admit cards are for those who successfully submit the application form online and pay the application fees. But, the admit cards should get downloaded online from the official website by the applicants. The applicants have to provide their registration number and password to get the online application form. It will not get delivered to the applicants by post.

The CEED Exam Admit Card is a necessary document. Hence, the applicants need to save and download the admit card and print it out for their future use. The applicants are not allowed to sit in the exam without the admit card. So, they need to carry them along on the exam day.

The admit card holds crucial information like the applicant’s name, roll number, exam centers, etc. If the applicant finds any errors in the admit card, then they should immediately report it to the concerned authority for rectification. They will try to help them as soon as possible.

To know more CEED exam admit card click here

 

CEED Exam Result

The IIT Bombay will release the CEED Exam Result 2022 on 8th Mar 2022. Based on their exam result, the applicants can apply for admission to the various design institutes of India.

They will release it online mode on the official website. The applicants cannot download it in any other manner. No hard copy of the result will get sent to the applicants by post. The applicants can check their results from the “Candidate’s Portal” section and type the required credentials. The required credentials are the Email ID and the Password. After this, the applicants can download the scorecard from the official website from 12th Mar – 14th June 2022. The CEED Exam Result remains on the official website for a year. Hence, the applicants can save and download the result anytime they desire and print it out for their future uses.

However, the applicants who cannot clear the exams will get to see the result. But, they will not get to see the scorecard. The applicants should keep the CEED Exam Result with themselves until they get admission to their desired institution. The printout of the result is necessary for admitting to the institution.

To know more about CEED exam result click here

 

CEED FAQ’s

Q1. What are the eligibility criteria for the CEED Exam?

A. The eligibility criteria for the CEED Exam are:

The applicants must have a diploma or degree or postgraduate degree. It should be of 4 or 5 years after the 12th standard.

Candidates must have a 5-year GD Arts diploma after the 12th standard.

The aspirants who are appearing for the final exam by July 2022, waiting for their results. At the time of admissions, they need to show their eligibility proof.

 

Q2. Can the applicants attend the CEED Exam right after the 12th standard exam?

A. The applicants cannot attend the CEED Exam right after the 12th std exam.

 

Q3. Is the level of the CEED Exam difficult?

A. The CEED Exam difficulty level is moderate.

 

Q4. What is the age limit for the applicants to appear for the CEED Exam 2022?

A. There is no age limit for this exam.

 

Q5. Is there an interview round in CEED Exam?

A. The exam does not have any personal interview round.

However, they have to give a personal interview during admission to their desired institution.

 

Q6. How many times can an applicant take the CEED Exam?

A. The students can appear for the CEED Exam as many times as they want.

There is no limitation to it.

 

Q7. Is there a difference between the UCEED and CEED Exams?

A. The applicants can get confused between these two exams.

However, UCEED is for an undergraduate course in designing, and CEED is for a Master’s in designing.

 

Q8. Is there any negative marking in the CEED Exam?

A. There is a negative marking in the Part A exam since it consists of MCQ questions.

0.25 for MSQ questions and 0.5 for MCQ questions get deducted for every incorrect answer.

 

Q9. How many seats are available for the CEED Exam?

A. There are almost 200 seats available for the CEED Exam approximately.

 

Q10. What is the number of applicants who appeared for the CEED Exam 2020?

A. Almost 5491 applicants appeared for the CEED Exam 2020.

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