CEED Exam 2020-21

CEED 2020-21 Registration, Admit Card, Pattern, Syllabus| RELEASED


IIT Bombay has declared CEED Exam 2021 dates. The process of registration for CEED Exam 2021 initiated from September 9 onwards. CEED 2021 is planned to be held on January 17.

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay is organizing Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) to bring admission to candidates in (MDEs) Master of Design and programmes of PhD presented at colleges accepting scores of CEED. Every year, more than 5,000 students look for the CEED exam. 

CEED exam is held in two parts – A and B.  CEED pattern of exam is that part A of the exam comprise of objective type questions (to be given in online mode) whereas part B of the exam comprise of subjective questions (to be given in offline mode). CEED Part B exam consist of questions which are design, drawing and writing skills of aspirants. Part A of CEED exam is a test of screening. Thus, candidates who pass Part A were estimated for Part B of the exam.

CEED Exam 2021: Highlights

Name of ExamCommon Entrance Examination for Design
Exam FrequencyOnce in a Year
Mode of ExamOnline and Offline
Duration of Exam3 hours
Test takers5,564 (CEED 2019)

CEED Exam Dates & Events

Start date to fill CEED application forms9-09-2020Online registrations begin. No change in the application process or fee for CEED admissions 2021.
CEED application process ends (with regular fee)10-10-2020Last date to apply for CEED exam with regular application fee. 
Last date to submit application form with late fee17-10-2020Applications to be submitted by paying a late fee of Rs 500 in addition to the application fee.
Download CEED admit card01-01-2021CEED admit card can be downloaded from the official CEED website by entering login details.
CEED Exam Day17-01- 2021To be conducted across 24 test cities from 9 am to 12 noon on exam day.
Declaration of CEED Result08-03-2021Qualifying status and marks secured to be released on the official website.
Release of CEED Scorecard08-03-2021Scorecard to be released on the official website which candidates can check through their login IDs.

CEED EXAM 2021: Eligibility Criteria

CEED EXAM 2021 criteria for eligibility as mentioned by IIT Bombay states that aspirants need to complete their degree/diploma / postgraduate degree programme of minimum three years after 10+2 level or aspirants must give final examination of such a programme by July 2021. Along with this , aspirants are also qualified to take the CEED exam if they clear GD Arts diploma programme (10+5 level) by July 2021.

Age Limit: No age limit for applying to CEED exam. Candidates shall appear for CEED exam multiple times.

Candidates are suggested that CEED exam process of selection consists of five steps. Candidates need to go through the steps mentioned for CEED admission process :

Step 1: Fill the CEED Exam 2021 form for Application.

Candidates need to apply for exam by filling the application form of CEED on the official website .The fees for application for the CEED Exam 2021 is non-refundable. Candidates need to pay fees for CEED application by credit card, debit card or net banking.

Step 2: Download CEED Exam 2021 Admit Card

Aspirants are able to download admit card from the official website of the exam. It is compulsory for candidates to take with them printout of their admit card to centre of exam.

Step 3: CEED Exam 2021 : Pattern

The pattern of exam for CEED is that the test is distributed into two parts – A and B. CEED Part A exam consists of objective type questions and Part B has design and drawing questions.

Step 4: Check Results of CREED

Results of CREED are released on the website of the design entrance exam. Aspirants shall check score of CEED and rank by visiting their registered accounts. It must be noted that part B of CEED is assessed for only those candidates who qualified Part A of the exam.

Minimum Marks for Qualifying  CEED Exam 2021 Part A

Passing CEED exam do not assure admission to any college who accept CEED scores. After clearing the CEED exam, candidates are required to perform for admission tests and interviews held by the admitting colleges. Merit lists for admissions are declared by particular colleges that participate in CEED exam joint counselling and those institutes which are part of the exam on basis of result sharing.

Colleges considering CEED Exam 2021 Scores

Below is the list of CEED Exam 2021 participating colleges

IISc BangaloreCentre for Product Design and Manufacturing
IIT BombayIndustrial Design Centre
IIT DelhiDepartment of Design
IIT GuwahatiDepartment of Design
IIT HyderabadDepartment of Design
IITDM JabalpurDesign Discipline
IIT KanpurDesign Programme

CEED Exam 2021 :Centres

Authorities of IIT Bombay have stated that CEED Exam 2021 shall be conducted across 24 test cities on January 17th 2021. At time of application form filling for the exam, candidates shall select upto three exam centre preferences.

CEED Exam 2021 : Analysis

CEED 2021 is planned to be conducted on January 17th 2021. CEED is the way through which candidates can assure admission in MDEs course suggested at IITs and IISc Bangalore. CEED 2021 analysis of exam will be updated as soon as the exam will be held.

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