CEED 2020 - Indian Institute of Bombay conducted Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) 2020 on January 18 for admission to masters in design programmes offered at IIT Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kanpur, and IISc Bangalore as well as IIITDM Jabalpur. The CEED application form 2020 was available from October 9 to November 15, 2019, without late fee. Candidates could complete their CEED registration with a late fee of Rs 500 on November 20, 2019. Admit card could downloaded from December 27, 2019 till January 18. Candidates could correct any discrepancies in the CEED admit card till January 5. The answer key released on January 21 and objections can be raised till January 27 after which they will be considered and the final CEED answer key 2020 released on February 4. Candidates can check the CEED 2020 result on March 4. Qualified candidates can download their CEED score card from March 4. CEED Scores are valid for one year from the date of declaration of the result.
CEED 2020 consists of two papers - Part A being a computer-based test on Aptitude and Maths while Part B being a paper based test with questions on drawing. CEED 2020 will be held in 24 cities. CEED scores are also used by other institutes for admissions to their M.Des programmes. In CEED 2019, 5491 candidates appearing for the exam out of which only 1179 candidates qualified. In 2018, a total of 5,507 students appeared for the exam out of which 1,003 student qualified for admissions.
What's New in CEED 2020?
Upcoming Dates and Events
04 Mar, 2020
Result | Mode: Online
Past Dates and Events
04 Feb, 2020
Answer Key - Final | Mode: Online
21 Jan, 2020 - 27 Jan, 2020
Answer Key - Objections to answer key | Mode: Online
21 Jan, 2020
Answer Key - Provisional | Mode: Online
18 Jan, 2020
Exam | Mode: Offline and Online
27 Dec, 2019 - 05 Jan, 2020
Admit Card - Correction of discrepancies in admit card | Mode: Online
27 Dec, 2019
Admit Card | Mode: Online
16 Nov, 2019 - 20 Nov, 2019
Late Fee Application | Mode: Online
09 Oct, 2019 - 15 Nov, 2019
Application | Mode: Online
CEED eligibility criteria consists of parameters like age, nationality, academic qualifications etc. that are used to check if a candidate is suitable to pursue the programmes offered by the participating institutes. It must be noted that CEED 2020 eligibility criteria is only applicable for the entrance test. Admission criteria may slightly vary from institute to institute, hence, candidates are advised to check the same before applying to their respective institutes.
CEED Eligibility Criteria 2020
No age limit. Any candidate can appear for the exam irrespective of their age.
No of attempts
There is no restriction on the number of attempts.
Type of degree
Any recognized degree/ diploma/post graduate degree programme of 4 years or 3+2 years (after 10+2 level) or 3 years after 10+2.
Final year students (by July 2020)
Candidates who are in the final year or are awaiting their result are also eligible provided they furnish proof of their eligibility at the time of admissions
GD Arts diploma programme (10+5 level)
Candidates who have passed the programme by July 2020 are also eligible
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
IIT Bombay closed the registration process of CEED 2020 with the regular fee on November 15. However, those candidates who could not fill the form due to some reason they could do it on November 20 by paying late fee of Rs. 500. The application procedure was in online where candidates were to register first, followed by entering of personal and academic details, uploading of documents and finally making the payment. A total of three exam centres in the order of the candidate's preference had to be entered during registration. The steps to fill the CEED application form 2020 are as follows:
Steps to fill CEED application
Registration fee payable:
Documents to submit with CEED 2020 application form:
CEED 2020 exam pattern allows all aspirants to get a fair idea of the type of questions that may feature in the exam, marking scheme, language of the exam, mode and so on. It is pretty useful for candidates to have an understanding of the CEED exam pattern during preparation.
CEED 2020 consists of two parts where part A is a computer based test to evaluate candidates visualisation and spatial ability, environmental and social awareness, analytical and logical reasoning, language and creativity, observation and design sensitivity. Candidates who will qualify in part A will be eligible to move further to appear for part B which is a drawing test evaluating candidates on drawing, creativity, communication skills and analytical and problem solving skills
CEED 2020 Exam Pattern for Part A
Mode of exam
Computer based test
Type of questions
Multiple choice questions, multiple select
questions and numerical answer questions
CEED 2020 Exam Pattern for Part B
Pen and paper. Questions will be displayed on the computer but answers are to be in a booklet provided by the authorities
Choice of questions
Candidates can choose one question from Q 1 to 5 while question number 6, 7 and 8 are mandatory
Number of questions
The CEED 2020 question paper structure can be seen as below
CEED Part A
Number of Questions
Marks if Correct
Marks if Wrong
Marks if not Attempted
1 — 8
9 — 18
19 — 41
1 — 41
CEED Part B
1 — 5
Some important guidelines:
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay provided the mock test for CEED 2020. The exam was conducted on January 18, 2020. Candidates could check the mock test. CEED 2020 mock test gave candidates a clear idea on exam pattern, challenges likely to be faced, time duration, etc. Candidates had to click on sign in button to take CEED 2020 mock test.
CEED admit card 2020 was available for download from December 27, 2019 onwards. Candidates had to login to download the same. They must check the details for accuracy after downloading and carry a colour printout of the same to the exam hall along with specified valid Photo ID. Any discrepancy in the admit card could be corrected by January 5, 2020 by contacting the CEED authorities and emailing them.
The steps to download the CEED card are as follows:
Valid Photo IDs (any one) that are allowed to be carried to the exam hall with the admit card are
The final answer key for CEED 2020 released on February 4 after considering all challenges. CEED draft answer key 2020 was announced on January 21. This draft answer key was open to students to challenge till January 27, 2020. The answer key has the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. It is to be noted that the CEED 2020 answer key is only for Part A of the exam for Aptitude and Mathematics whereas no answer key will be available for the drawing test.
How to check CEED Answer Key?
All candidates who appeared for the entrance test will be able to check their CEED 2020 result on March 4, after it is announced by IIT Bombay. Only qualified candidates will be able to download their score cards which will be announced along with the CEED result. The CEED score card will be valid only for a period of one year from the date of declaration of the result.
To Check the CEED Result
Some Details mentioned in the CEED Result:
How is the CEED score calculated?
Final CEED score = 25% weightage to Part A + 75% weightage to Part B .
CEED 2020 cutoff is usually specified for part A of the exam which is used to shortlist candidates for part B of the exam. The cutoff of CEED for the entire exam or part B is not released by the authorities. The category-wise minimum percent of marks needed to qualify in CEED 2020 part A is given below
CEED Cutoff for Part A
Minimum percentage of marks
SC/ ST/ PwD
Guidelines for CEED Cutoff marks:
As mentioned, marks obtained in Part A will be used to shortlist candidates.
CEED 2020 Counselling - There is no common counselling for admissions through CEED 2020. Instead students must apply separately to the institute of their choice from the given participating institutes on the basis of their CEED scores if they meet specific eligibility criteria of each.
CEED Participating Institutes are as follows:
IISc BangaloreIIT BombayIIT DelhiIIT GuwahatiIIT HyderabadIIT KanpurIIITDM Jabalpur
CEED 2020 is scheduled to be conducted on January 18. Candidates must download the admit card of CEED 2020 and take the hard copy of the same to the exam centre.
As per the important dates, candidates will be able to check draft answer key of CEED 2020 on January 21. However, the final answer key will be available on February 4.
Candidates will be able to check their CEED 2020 result on March 4. In order to check the result, candidates need to login using their registered email ID and password.
CEED 2020 score will be valid for a period of one year. Candidates willing to take admission in design courses must give CEED 2020.
CEED 2020 being a national level exam is of due importance. As per the notification released, along with the seven IITs, nine more institutes are included in the list of top colleges accepting CEED scores.
There is no upper age limit for writing CEED exam and the eligibility criteria for CEED exam are
Candidates should have passed a degree/diploma/postgraduate degree programme of 4 years or 3+2 years.
Candidates who will be taking the final exam of such programmes by July 2020 or those who have passed GD Arts diploma programme by July 2019 can also apply.
A candidate can appear in CEED any number of times.
As you have a
degree you are eligible to write CEED exam. Please click the below link to know the eligibility criteria for CEED
I don't think that doing masters at this age would be of any benefit. Even after doing your masters you are going to give your 2 years and after that your age will be an actor and you cannot start your career at the age better you can use your experience and get promotion by your work because degree wont help you at this age.
The other factors is that you need to give time to prepare for the exam at this is it is not very ideal age to prepare for competitive exam in also there is not any guarantee of success in the exam.
Indian Institute of Bombay conducted Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) for the admission to masters in design programmes offered at IIT.
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