CEED 2020 - Indian Institute of Bombay will conduct 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 can be downloaded from January 1, 2020 till January 18. Candidates can correct any discrepancies in the CEED admit card till January 5. The answer key will be 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. CEED 2019 saw 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
01 Jan, 2020
Admit Card | Mode: Online
01 Jan, 2020 - 05 Jan, 2020
Admit Card - Correction of discrepancies in admit card | Mode: Online
18 Jan, 2020
Exam | Mode: Offline and Online
21 Jan, 2020
Answer Key - Provisional | Mode: Online
21 Jan, 2020 - 27 Jan, 2020
Answer Key - Objections to answer key | Mode: Online
04 Feb, 2020
Answer Key - Final | Mode: Online
04 Mar, 2020
Result | Mode: Online
Past Dates and Events
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 was 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 will have 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:
CEED admit card 2020 will be available for download from January 1 onwards. Candidates will have 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 should 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
CEED draft answer key 2020 will be announced on January 21. This draft answer key will be open to students to challenge till January 27, 2020. The answer key will have the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. It is to be noted that the CEED 2020 answer key will be only for Part A of the exam for Aptitude and Mathematics whereas no answer key will be available for the drawing test. The final answer key for CEED 2020 will be released on February 4 after considering all challenges.
How to check CEED Answer Key?
All candidates who will appear 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
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But see there is no use of ceed exam for you as iits dont give admission to candidates who don't have engineering / design/ architechture/mtech/mca or professional diploma in design back ground.
SEE the official brochure to know about different iits eligibility criteria.
You are elligible for CEED EXAMINATION as it is clearly mentioned in elligibility criteria that candidates that have passed diploma/Btech are elligible for CEED EXAMINATION.
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