SEED 2019
Khushboo Verma, 07 Jun 2019, #SET

SEED 2019 -. The first merit list of SEED 2019 has been declared. Candidates can register themselves to book their seats from June 6 to 11, 2019. The authorities released the list of candidates shortlisted for studio test and personal interview on May 17, 2019. Candidates have to enter their login ID and password for the slot booking and call letter. The SEED result 2019 was declared on May 14.The qualified candidates in SEED 2019 have to appear for SID’s Studio Test and Personal Interaction. The Studio test and personal interaction will take place at SID, Pune campus. Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) successfully conducted Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED) on May 4, 2019 in online mode. The exam was postponed in Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Hoogly and Kolkata due to cyclone Fani and was rescheduled to May 11, 2019. The final selection of candidates will be based on performance in the test, Studio Test and personal interaction. A total of 207 (180 for Indian students) seats will be allocated to qualified candidates on the basis of score obtained in SEED 2018. The authorities extended the end date to fill SEED 2019 application form from April 15 to 21. The authorities released the admit card for the SEED entrance exam on April 24 . The SEED 2019 entrance exam offers admission to students to four major programmes- Communication Design, Fashion Communication, Industrial Design and Fashion Design. The online registration for SET 2019 began on January 24. Aspirants can go through this article to gather complete information on SEED 2019, including important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, admit card, syllabus, exam pattern result and much more.
Latest: The authorities released SEED 2019 merit list.

SET Design 2019 Overview



Exam Name

Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design

Commonly known as


Exam Type

Undergraduate (UG)

Seat Intake

207 (Indian + international)

Conducting Body

Symbiosis Institute of Design

Exam Mode


Question type

Objective in nature

Exam duration

2.5 hours for each test

Official Website

SET Design Programmes Offered

Symbiosis Institute of Design offers four years’ undergraduate degree programme, Bachelor of Design (B.Des), in below mentioned eight specializations-

1. Graphic Design (GD)

2. Video Film Design (VFD)

3. Animation Film Design (AFD)

4. User Experience Design (UED)

5. Product Design (PD)

6. Interior Space Design (ISD)

7. Fashion Design (FD)

8. Fashion Communication (FC)

SEED Important Dates 2019

Aspirants can check the dates of SEED 2019 in the table given below.



Online registration begins

January 24, 2019

SET Design 2019 online registration and payment deadline

April 21, 2019

Availability of SEED 2019 admit card

April 24 to May 4, 2019

SEED 2019

May 4, 2019

Result declaration of SEED 2019

May 14, 2019

List of candidates shortlisted for Studio Test and personal interview

May 17, 2019

Slot booking for STPI
May 17 to 21, 2019

Conduct of Studio Test and Personal\ Interaction at SID Pune

May 28- June 1, 2019

Declaration of first SEED 2019 merit list

June 6, 2019

Registration period for first merit list candidates

June 6 to June 11, 2019

Deadline for registration to programme

June 23, 2019

Commencement of session

July 2, 2019

SEED Merit List 2019

The first merit list of SEED 2019 is available for candidates on June 6. Candidates whose name is displayed on the SET Design merit list 2019 can register from June 6 to June 11 onwards. A total of 207 seats will be allocated to the qualified candidates across eight design specializations on merit basis. The merit list is prepared based on the performance of candidates in the entrance exam.

SEED Result 2019

Symbiosis Institute of Design declared SEED 2019 result on May 14. Further, selection processes (studio test and personal interaction) for qualified candidates will be conducted after SEED 2019 result announcement from May 28 to June 1. Score card of SEED 2018 will be available in online mode for a period of one month from the date of SEED result declaration.

SEED 2019 Seat Intake




Indian Students

International Students



Communication Design

Graphics Design

User Experience Design

Animation Film Design

Video Film Design





Industrial Design

Product Design

Interior Space Design





Fashion Design





Fashion Communication








SEED Seat Reservation 2019

Candidates can check the table below to know the seat reservation criteria according to the category that will be followed while allocating seats to qualified candidates.



Reservation %

Within the sanctioned intake








Differently abled (DA)


Over and above sanctioned intake


International students



Kashmiri Migrants

2 seats

SEED Selection Procedure 2019

Admissions to qualified candidates to various B.Des programmes will be given in the following manner:

Level 1: Candidates had to appear for SEED 2019. Qualified ones was eligible to appear for studio test and personal interaction. Shortlisting of candidates was 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 May 28 to June 1 2019.

Final selection of candidates was done based on candidates’ cumulative performance in SEED 2019, studio test and personal interaction.

SEED Admit Card 2019

Candidates could download the admit card of SEED 2019 from April 24 to May 4. Along with the SEED 2019 admit card, candidates had to carry one of the following photo identity proofs to the examination centre.

  • Passport
  • PAN card
  • Voter ID card
  • Driving license
  • Aadhaar card (UID)
  • Credit card with photograph
  • College/Institute identity card

Test-takers had to ensure that they downloaded colored printout of the admit card and their latest passport-sized coloured photograph was pasted on the SEED 2019 admit card at the correct place. This authenticated admit card should be kept safely till selection processes.

SEED Exam Pattern 2019

Exam pattern of SET Design 2019 includes details about the design aptitude test, such as total number of questions, maximum marks, marking scheme, and more. The number of questions asked in the exam is 150 and the nature of the question is objective having four options. The maximum marks allotted is 150. No marks is deducted for wrong answers. Candidates who are appearing for SEED 2019 are evaluated on various parameters, such as general design awareness, creative thinking abilities, color, geometry, visual observations, awareness about Indian culture, craft & traditions.

SEED Syllabus 2019

The questions in the entrance exam are based on the topics mentioned in SET Design 2019 syllabus.



Observational, Perceptual and Reasoning Abilities

Ability to read and see objects and information beyond obvious details, make comparisons, make connections, form opinions, draw meanings & conclusions. Analyze your observations, express your point of view and present in a systematic manner

Art, Craft, Culture, Design and Environment

General awareness of Craft, Culture, Art, Design and Environment in Indian and global context - Various topics and sub-topics, issues & concerns, influences, people, material, tools, techniques, period, and contemporary trends


Understanding and visualization of simple and complex 2D & 3D geometric shapes, their manipulations and spatial relationships through representations in pictorial and geometric forms

Application of Basic Knowledge of Science and Mathematics

Observing applications of basic principles of science and mathematics learned up to standard 10th in the day-to-day activities & objects and finding the interesting relevance

Creative and Problem Solving Abilities

Ability to visualize and relate images. Ability to identify a problem and provide solutions

SEED Exam Centres 2019

SEED is conducted across 80 cities. Candidates could choose three centres according to their preference while filling the application form. The center and its address was mentioned on SEED Admit Card.

Some of the SEED 2018 Test Cities are as follows-

Test Cities






















SEED Eligibility Criteria 2019

Read below to know the detailed eligibility criteria of SET Design 2019:

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 from any recognized board or government approved diploma 10+3 with minimum of 50% marks (45% for ST/SC).
  • Candidates must possess creative aptitude and skills required for pursuing design education along with adaptability to the professional situations.
  • Those having relevant portfolio will be preferred by Symbiosis Institute of Design.

SEED Application Form 2019

Application form of SEED 2019 was available in the online mode from January 24 to April 21. The application fee for SET Design is Rs.1750. It could paid via credit card/net banking/Indian Bank net banking/cash/demand draft.

Candidates were required to register online first and also upload their latest scanned photograph as well. They were also required to pay the non-refundable SEED 2019 application fee.

Contact Details

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)

S.No. 231/3A-4, Viman Nagar,

Pune 411 014.

MS. India

(EPABX): +91 20 3003 7203/7211/7200


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