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About SEED 2024
SEED 2024: Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED) is a national-level design aptitude test conducted by Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) to offer admissions to students in BDes programmes offered at its campuses. SEED 2024 examines; color, visual observations, geometry, creative thinking abilities, awareness of Indian culture, general design awareness, craft, traditions, etc. The Symbiosis Institute of Design has begun the registration process for SEED 2024 in online mode - sid.edu.in. Candidates can fill out the SEED exam 2024 application form by November 30, 2023.
To complete the SEED 2024 registration, students should pay an application fee of INR 2950 (INR 1950 for SEED & INR 1000 for SID) in online mode. Candidates must meet the stated SEED 2024 eligibility criteria to appear in the SEED entrance exam 2024.
The SID will issue the SEED 2024 admit card in online mode. Successfully registered students will be able to download the SEED 2024 admit card on December 15, 2023. The SEED exam 2024 will be held on January 7, 2024, in a Computer-based test. Before that, the authority conducted the online SEED 2024 mock test on December 17 and 18, 2023. As per the schedule, the SEED 2024 entrance exam for BDes will begin at 9.30 am and it will end at noon (2.5 hours).
The SEED 2024 entrance exam result for the B.Des will be declared in the third week of January 2024. Candidates will be able to download their SEED exam scorecard by entering their BDes ID and Password on the official website - sid.edu.in. The SEED Shortlist for PRPI will be announced in the last week of January 2024. Shortlisted candidates must book their PRPI slots from the last week of January 2024.
The admit card for the SEED PRPI will be issued in the first week of April 2024. Candidates will be able to download their SEED 2024 PRPI admit card by entering their valid login credentials (BDes ID and Password). The Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction (PRPI) will be held from the second week of April 2024, in online mode.
The authority will announce the first SEED 2024 merit list in the first week of May 2024, in online mode. Candidates will be able to check their SEED 2024 admission status by entering their valid login credentials (Login ID and Password). Candidates who will be mentioned in the SEED 2024 merit list will register themselves in this program in the first week of May 2024.
SEED 2024 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design|
|Short Exam Name||SEED|
|Conducting Body||Symbiosis Institute of Design|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||2950 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
SEED 2024 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
26 Aug, 2023 - 30 Nov, 2023
Application | Mode: Online Ongoing
15 Dec, 2023
Admit Card | Mode: Online
17 Dec, 2023
Mock test | Mode: Online
18 Dec, 2023
Mock re-test | Mode: Online
07 Jan, 2024 (Tentative)
Exam | Mode: Online
The eligibility criteria for SEED 2024 include academic qualification, age, and other parameters which the students need to fulfill before filling out the SEED 2024 application form. Check the detailed SEED eligibility criteria.
Arts, Science, Commerce
Students must have scored at least 50% aggregate marks in the final examination (45% for ST/ SC).
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | BHIM
The application form for SEED 2024 has been released in online mode. Candidates can fill out the SEED exam 2024 application form by November 30, 2023. Applicants must go through the eligibility criteria of the SEED entrance exam before filling out the registration form. The steps to fill out the SEED 2024 application form are listed below.
Steps to fill out the SEED 2024 application form
- Step 1 - Visit the official SID website and fill out the SEED 2024 registration form.
- Step 2 - Next, complete the application process by entering the Academic, Personal, and Contact details.
- Step 3 - Choose the SEED 2024 exam centres.
- Step 4 - Pay the SEED application fee
- Step 5- Submit the complete SEED Design 2024 application form.
- Step 6 - Finally, take a printout of the submitted application form for your future reference.
|General, ST, SC, EWS, OBC||Online||Female, Transgender, Male||₹ 2950|
SEED 2024 Syllabus
Principles of design
Unity, proportion, emphasis, rhythm, balance, gestalt, golden ratios, etc.
Elements of design
Point, line, shape, form, color, texture, space, basic geometry, optical illusion, etc.
Visualization/ observations, symbolic meanings (semantics and semiotics)
Images from sports, culture, performing arts, etc-silhouettes and profession
Creativity thought process, brain storming, synectics, reasoning, problem solving
Sensitivity to environment, cultures, customs, social issues and concerns
History/ evolution of art and design
Basic Science and Mathematics
Knowledge of materials (craft and craft skills)
SEED 2024 Preparation Tips
While preparing for the SEED 2024 entrance exam, it is essential for students to have a plan in mind. Here are some tips for preparing for SEED 2024:
- Have a proper SEED exam preparation strategy in place
- Go through the SEED 2024 exam pattern thoroughly along with the official syllabus.
- Choose the best Design Aptitude Test books to prepare.
- The aim should be to score well in SEED 2024
- Focus on your time management skills and improve your problem-solving skills, especially for the maths and science sections.
- Solve as many SEED exam mocks, model papers, and previous year's question papers as possible to know your strong and weak areas for the SEED exam.
Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) does not prescribe the SEED 2024 exam pattern. However, we are discussing here the detailed exam pattern of SEED 2024 as per the previous year's SEED exam pattern. SEED 2024 will be an online test of 2.5 hours (150 minutes) carrying around 150 multiple objectives-type questions divided into many sections.
The exam of SEED 2024 will be divided into many sections i.e., application of basic knowledge of science and mathematics, visualization, observational, and reasoning abilities, perceptual, creative, and problem-solving abilities, Art, craft, design, culture, and environment.
SEED Marking Scheme
- 1 mark is awarded for every correct attempt
- No negative marking for the incorrect response
SEED 2024 Mock Test
The Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) will conduct the SEED 2024 mock test on December 17 and 18, 2023. The mock tests will be conducted in online mode and can be taken by the students to prepare for the SEED entrance exam.
Mock tests are an important part of exam preparation as they help in improving time management skills and understanding the structure of the SEED question paper. Apart from that, practicing mock tests gives a real idea of the design entrance exam which helps to boost confidence.
Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) will issue the SEED 2024 admit card for the written exam on December 15, 2023. Students will be able to download the SEED 2024 hall ticket on the official website - sid.edu.in. To download the SEED exam 2024 admit card, students have to enter their BDES ID and Password.
Candidates can follow the steps given below to download the admit card for SEED 2024 exam.
Steps to download the SEED 2024 exam admit card?
- Step 1: Students will have to visit the official website of SEED i.e., sid.edu.in
- Step 2: Click on the link to download 'SEED 2024 admit card’.
- Step 3: Enter the login credentials - BDES ID and password.
- Step 4: Click on the ‘Submit’ button.
- Step 5: SEED 2024 admit card will be displayed on the screen
- Step 6: Students have to download the SEED exam admit card and take a printout of the same.
SEED 2024 admit card login window
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|
Documents Required at Exam
- SEED Admit Card
- Original ID Proof
Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) will declare the SEED 2024 result for the written exam in the last week of January 2024. Candidates will be able to check the SEED 2024 result at sid.edu.in by providing the BDes ID and password. To check the result of SEED 2024, students need to follow the given below steps:
Steps to check the SEED 2024 results
- Step 1: Visit the official website of SEED.
- Step 2: Click on the link 'Know your admission status'.
- Step 3: Enter the BDes ID and password.
- Step 4: The SEED 2024 result will be displayed on the screen
- Step 5: Download and take the printout of the same
SEED 2024 scorecard login window
The first SEED 2024 merit list will be released in the first week of May 2024. Students will be shortlisted for B.Des admission based on their performance in Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), portfolio review, and personal interaction.
SEED 2024 Selection Process
Candidates will be shortlisted for admission to BDes programmes based on the following criteria. Shortlisted candidates must book their PRPI slots in the last week of January 2024. To know the SEED 2024 admission status visit the official SEED 2024 website - sid.edu.in.
- Student's performance in portfolio review and personal interaction
- Information provided in the SEED application form and the first preference of the disciplines offered.
SEED 2024 Seat Intake
User Experience Design
Animation Film Design
Video Film Design
Interior Space Design
SEED Seat Reservation 2024
|Sl. No.||Category||Reservation %|
Within the sanctioned intake
Over and above the sanctioned intake
Documents Required at Counselling
- SEED merit rank card
- SEED admit card
- Class 12 mark sheet and certificate
- Diploma mark sheet and certificate
- Category certificate
- Bank draft
- Certificate of the parents income
- Certificate of medical fitness
- Passport size photograph
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:What is the validity period of SEED score card?
The validity of the SEED score is for one year only.
Question:When will the SEED merit list be out?
The first merit list of SEED 2024 will be released in the first week of May 2024.
Question:When will the SEED 2024 result to be declared?
The result of the SEED 2024 written exam will be announced in the last week of January 2024.
Question:What is the fee for SEED 2024 registration?
The registration fee for the SEED entrance exam is Rs 2950 (Rs. 1950 for SEED and Rs. 1000 for SID).
Question:When will the SEED 2024 admit card to be issued?
The written exam admit card for SEED 2024 will be issued on December 15, 2023. For PRPI, the admit card will be issued in the first week of April 2024.
Question:Where is SEED test conducted?
The SEED exam is usually conducted across 80 test cities in the country.
Question:How many times is the SEED design exam conducted in a year?
The SEED exam is conducted once a year.
Question:What is the SEED admission process for the B.Des program at the Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)?
The SID admission process has been revised last year and it includes registration, the SEED 2024 entrance exam, portfolio review, and personal interaction (PRPI).
Question:Will the SEED 2024 mock test conducted?
The mock test for the SEED 2024 entrance exam will be conducted on December 17 and 18, 2023.
Question:What is the SEED 2024 exam pattern?
The SEED 2024 exam will be conducted in online mode and will be of 2.5 hours (150 Minutes) in duration. The question paper includes objective-type questions.
Question:When will the SEED 2024 exam be conducted?
The SEED 2024 exam is scheduled to be held on January 7, 2024, in online mode.
Question:What is the eligibility criteria for SEED 2024?
As per the prescribed SEED exam eligibility criteria, students seeking admission to the B.Des program must have completed Class 12 (10+2) or an equivalent government-approved diploma (10+3) with a minimum of 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ ST).
Question:When will the SEED 2024 application closes?
The application form for SEED 2024 will be closed on November 30, 2023.
Question:When will the application form for SEED 2024 open?
The SEED 2024 application form has begun in online mode.