CEED 2017

Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) 2017

The Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) is a national entrance exam conducted by IIT Bombay for the admissions to the Masters in Design and Ph.D. Programs.

Venue: Pan India Exam Date: Yet to be announced

What is the test about?

CEED 2017, like every year, will be conducted by IIT Bombay to test candidates' aptitude for design, drawing skills, logical reasoning, creativity, communication skills and visual   perception ability for their admission into Master of Design (M. Des.) and Ph.D. in design programs in various institutes. 

Who is eligible?

Candidates applying for CEED should fulfill any of the following criteria:

  • The candidate should have Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Architecture/Design/Interior Design or equivalent (4 years program after 10+2)
  • The candidate should have Professional Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or equivalent of 4 years program after 10+2)
  • The candidate should be B.F.A. certified (4 year professional program, after 10+2)
  • The candidate should have G.D. Art certified (5 year program after 10th) with one year post qualification professional experience
  • The candidate should have completed Master's degree in Arts/ Science/ Computer Applications (2 year program after 10+2+3)

What are the test syllabus, duration and format?


Candidates will be tested on the following skills:

  • Drawing skills
  • Logical reasoning
  • Creativity
  • Communication skills
  • Visual perception ability
Duration: 3 hours

Format: The exam will be conducted in 2 parts -

  • For PART-A, candidates must appear first for this online Computer Based Exam which is for one hour in duration. MCQ type questions will be asked here. There will be negative marking.
  • PART-B is a pen-paper exam to be answered in 2 hours. It is basically a design and hand drawing test with candidates needing to answer in the booklet itself.

key dates for application and registration

Yet to be announced

Who conducts the test?

IIT Bombay

Which colleges/institutes accept the test?

IIT Bombay, IIT Kanpur, IIT Guwahati, IIT Delhi, IIT Hyderabad and IISc Bangalore


Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Powai, Mumbai 400076
PHONE: 9769917069, 9769957068, 022-2576 7068 (Mon to Fri 09:30 – 17:30 hrs)
E-mail: ceedoffice@iitb.ac.in


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