SEED 2020: Symbiosis Institute of Design will release the official notification of SEED 2020 in January 2020. SEED application form 2020 will be released in the fourth week of January 2020. Candidates can fill the application form of SEED till the third week of April in online mode. Before filling the application form, candidates must read the eligibility criteria of SEED 2020. The admit card of SEED 2020 will be available from the third week of April to the first week of May. Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design or SEED is an entrance exam to offer admissions to candidates in BDes programmes offered at Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID). SEED result 2020 will be released in the second week of May in the form of scorecard. Candidates can go through this article to gather complete information on SEED 2020 such as important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, admit card, syllabus, exam pattern result and much more.
Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design
Commonly known as
207 (Indian + international)
Symbiosis Institute of Design
Objective in nature
2.5 hours for each test
SEED 2020 Application form
Fourth week of January 2020
End date for registration
Third week of April 2020
Admit Card for SEED 2020
SEED 2020 exam
First week of May 2020
SEED Result 2020
Second week of May 2020
Counselling for SEED
First week of June 2020
Announcement of shortlisted candidates for SID Studio Test and Personal Interaction (STPI)
Third week of May 2020
Slot Booking for Studio Test & Personal Interview
Third week of May to the fourth week of May 2020
Studio Test & Personal Interview at SID, Pune
Last week of May to the First week of June 2020
Declaration of First Merit List
Duration for fees payment and online registration for the programme for the First Merit List Candidates
First week of June to the second week of June 2020
Last date for Registration to the Programme
Fourth week of June 2020
Commencement of the Programme
The eligibility criteria of SEED covers the academic, age and other parameters which the candidates must meet before they start filling the application form.
A candidate must meet the below-mentioned Eligibility Criteria for SEED 2020
A candidate must have qualified 10+2 (any stream) or equivalent OR 10+3 diploma recognized by State Board of Technical Education with minimum 50% (SC/ST - 45%) aggregate marks scored in the final exam to be eligible for the program.
A candidate appearing for the final examination of 10+2 or 10+3 Diploma program may also apply provided the results of the examination should have been declared by June of the admission year or prior to being eligible for the program.
SEED 2020 application form will be released in the fourth week of January in online mode. Candidates can fill the application form till the third week of April 2020. Before filling the application form, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria of SEED 2020. SEED 2020 online registration process is completed in seven simple steps:
Fill all Details
Selection of Exam Centre
Upload Photo & Signature
Submit the application form
Application Fee for SEED 2020 Application Form:
Candidates need to make the payment of Rs. 1750 towards the registration/application fee of SEED 2020 through any of the following below mentioned payment modes:
Axis Bank Gateway
Indian Bank Gateway
Candidates also pay a registration fee of Rs. 1000 per programme. The fee could be paid through one of five payment modes which are given below:
For those candidates who choose to pay via cash or Demand Draft (DD), should ensure the following:
Bank Challan for cash payment, (Axis Bank/Indian Bank) or
Get a crossed Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 1750/- for ONE Test (morning or mid-noon) OR Rs. 3500/- for TWO Tests (one from the first slot and one for the second slot) from any Nationalized Bank in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune. Send the 'payment advice' and the Demand Draft (DD) to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat by the second week of April 2020, at the following address:-
Symbiosis Test Secretariat
Symbiosis International University
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist: Pune – 412115
Address: Symbiosis Test Secretariat
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi
District: Pune - 412115
Symbiosis Institute of Design will conduct SEED 2020 in the first week of May in 80 cities across India. Candidates can check the table to know the complete list of SEED exam centres:
Agre- Uttar Pradesh
Gangtok / Bardang – Sikkim
Nagpur - Maharashtra
Guwahati – Assam
Panjim - Goa
Gwalior - Madhya Pradesh
Nashik - Maharashtra
Ajmer - Rajasthan
Hooghly - West Bengal
Noida - G Noida – Ghaziabad - Delhi NCR
Hyderabad – Telangana
Navi Mumbai - Maharashtra
Allahabad- Uttar Pradesh
Indore - Madhya Pradesh
Pune - Maharashtra
Jaipur – Rajasthan
Jabalpur - Madhya Pradesh
Port Blair - Andaman and Nicobar Island
Jalandhar – Punjab
Panipat - Haryana
Asansol- West Bengal
Jammu - Jammu and Kashmir
Raipur - Chhattisgarh
Jamshedpur – Jharkhand
Rajkot – Gujarat
Bareilly- Uttar Pradesh
Jhansi - Uttar Pradesh
Ranchi - Jharkhand
Jodhpur – Rajasthan
Patna - Bihar
Karnal – Haryana
Shillong - Meghalaya
Bhopal - Madhya Pradesh
Kanpur - Uttar Pradesh
Roorkee - Uttarakhand
Bhubaneswar - Odisha
Kochi / Ernakulam – Kerala
Shimla - Himachal Pradesh
Bilaspur - Chhattisgarh
Kolhapur – Maharashtra
Siliguri - West Bengal
Chandigarh / Mohali - Punjab
Kolkata - West Bengal
Surat - Gujarat
Chennai - Tamil Nadu
Kota – Rajasthan
Thane - Maharashtra
Coimbatore - Tamil Nadu
Lucknow - Uttar Pradesh
Thiruvananthapuram - Kerala
Cuttack - Odisha
Kozhikode – Kerala
Thrissur - Kerala
Dehradun - Uttarakhand
Madurai - Tamil Nadu
Udaipur - Rajasthan
Delhi Gurugram - Delhi NCR
Meerut - Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi - Uttar Pradesh
Dhanbad - Jharkhand
Kottayam – Kerala
Vadodara - Gujarat
Dibrugarh - Assam
Ludhiana – Punjab
Vijayawada - Andhra Pradesh
Faridabad - Delhi NCR
Mumbai - Maharashtra
Visakhapatnam - Andhra Pradesh
Gandhinagar - Gujarat
Mysuru – Karnataka
SEED 2020 exam pattern is prescribed by the authorities. The exam of SEED has divided into many sections i.e., creative and problem-solving abilities, Art, craft, culture, design, environment, visualization, application of basic knowledge of science and mathematics, observational, perceptual and reasoning abilities,
Let’s have a look at the overall major facts of exam pattern of SEED 2020.
SEED 2020 Exam Pattern
Mode of exam
Total number of questions
Type of questions
Once a year
9:30 am to 12 pm
1 mark is awarded for every correct attempt
No negative marking for the wrong response
Questions in the SEED 2020 entrance exam will be asked from the below-mentioned topics
Topics for SET Design 2020
Getting insight into the visualization of simple and complex 2D & 3D geometric shapes. Also, their manipulations and spatial relationships through representations in pictorial and geometric forms.
Application of basic knowledge of science and mathematics
Keeping applications of basic principles of science and mathematics of standard Xth level in the daily activities and objects and finding the interesting relevance
Observational, perceptual and reasoning abilities
Skill to read and view objects and information beyond make connections, draw meanings and conclusions, obvious details, form opinions, make comparisons. Scrutinize your observations, give your point of view and present in a lucid manner.
Creative and problem-solving abilities
Skill to visualize and relate the image. Ability to find problems and right solutions of it.
Art, craft, culture, design and environment
Schemes of Craft, Culture, Art, Design and Environment in Indian and global context - Various topics and material, tools, modern trends, sub-topics, techniques, and issues, concerns influences, people & periods.
Authorities will issue the admit card of SEED 2020 in the third week of April in online mode. SEED admit card 2020 will be available at the official website of Symbiosis Institute of Design in the form of a pdf. Candidates will be able to download the admit card of SEED 2020 by using their login credentials.
SEED 2020 Result will be released in the second week of May 2020. Candidates will be able to download the result of SEED 2020 by entering their login credentials. SEED Result 2020 will be available in the form of a scorecard.
The first merit list of SEED 2020 will be available for candidates in the first week of June 2020. A total of 207 seats will be allocated to the shortlisted candidates across eight design specializations on merit basis. The merit list will be prepared based on the performance of candidates in the entrance exam.
Admissions to shortlisted candidates to various B.Des programmes will be given in the following manner:
Level 1: Candidates had to appear for SEED 2020. Qualified candidates will be eligible to appear for studio test and personal interaction. Shortlisting of candidates will be done only on the basis of preference 1 selected during registration.
Level 2: The Institute conducted studio test and personal interaction at its Pune campus from the fourth week of May to the first week of June 2020.
Final selection of candidates will be done on the basis of candidates’ cumulative performance in SEED 2020 entrance exam, studio test and personal interaction.
User Experience Design
Animation Film Design
Video Film Design
Interior Space Design
Candidates can check the table which is given below to know the criteria of seat reservation, according to the category that will be followed while allocating seats to qualified candidates.
Within the sanctioned intake
Over and above sanctioned intake
No, there are no reservations for the OBC. Candidates belonging to the OBC category must apply under the Open category.
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