CEED M.Des Admission 2017

CEED 2017

Last Date to Apply

November 20, 2016 - with late fee

About CEED 2017

CEED 2017 is a design entrance exam for admission to Masters of Design (M.Des) & PhD and is accepted by various premier institutes of the country. The objective of the CEED exam is to assess candidate’s aptitude for design which involves visual perception ability, drawing skills, logical reasoning, creativity, communication and problem-solving skills. The CEED 2017 exam will be accepted for admission to the following institutes. The last date to apply for CEED is November 18 November 20, 2016 (Extended). After qualifying the CEED the candidates have to apply to respective institutes for admission as clearing the exam does not guarantee admission.

Latest Update: CEED Result 2017 is declared on 10 March 2017. Check Here

CEED Part A Final answer Keys has been released after the challenges accepted of the draft answer keys. Candidates can check their CEED final Answer Key of Part A by clicking on the link below.

CEED Final Answer Key 2017 

CEED 2017 Important Dates




CEED 2017 Online Application

October 17 to November 11, 2016

Online Submission of Application with late fee
(Extended : Nov 18 to Nov 20)

November 11 to 20, 2016

CEED Admit Card

December 29 to January 21, 2017

CEED Exam Date

January 22, 2017

CEED draft Answer Key for Part A

January 28, 2017

CEED Final Answer Key Part A

February 2, 2017

CEED 2017 Result

March 10, 2017

Download of CEED Score Card 

March 15, 2017


CEED Participating Institutes and Programs offered

 Institutes M.Design Ph.D.
IISc Bangalore M.Design in Product Design & Engineering* Ph.D. in Design

IIT Bombay

M.Des in Industrial Design,Interaction Design,
Animation, Communication Design, Mobility & 
Vehicle Design
Ph.D. in Design.
IIT Delhi M.Des in Industrial Design, -- 
IIT Guwahati M.Des in Design -- 
IIT Hyderabad M.Des in Visual Design Ph.D. in Design
IIT Kanpur M.Des in Design* Ph.D. in Design.


The CEED exam will be conducted in 19 cities across India.The candidates are suggested to fill the application form online before the due date

  • CEED Exam Date: January 22, 2017 (Sunday)
  • Time: 10:00 to 13:00 hours 

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CEED 2017 Eligibility criteria

Age: There is no age bar to apply for this program.

Academic Qualification: The candidates must have passed a degree/diploma or post graduate degree program of 4 or 3+2 years.

  • Candidates appearing in final year can also apply for the program.
  • Candidates must have passed the GD Arts diploma program (10+5 level) by July 2016.

CEED 2017 Application form and Admit Card

Candidates can visit the official website of CEED to fill the application form. The candidates can submit the application fee through online mode only and there is no provision to submit the application fee via the offline mode. The steps to fill the online application form are given below:

  • Step 1 Register Online
  • Step 2 Fill the Application Form
  • Step 3 Pay the Application Fee through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking

Submission of Application Form


The candidates are suggested to check the details of the duly filled application form and should make sure that all the data entered by them is correct. The candidates need not submit the application form in hard copy but they should keep at least two copy of the application form for future reference. T

CEED 2017 Admit Card

Admit cards is be available for downloading on the official website of CEED from December 29, 2016, to January 21, 2017. The candidates are suggested to take a clear print out (in colour) of the admit card at the exam centre. The admit card is an important document for appearing in the exam and without that they will not be allowed to appear in the exam.

Download  CEED Admit Card

CEED 2017 Fees

The application fee for the CEED for different category is given below:



Women Candidates


SC/ST/PWD Candidates


Other Candidates



The application form with the late fee can be filled from November 12, 2016, to November 18 November 20, 2016, with a late fee of Rs. 500 which will be applicable to all candidates.

CEED 2017 Result and Counselling

CEED Result

The result will be declared on the official website of CEED on March 10, 2017. The candidates can see the result by visiting the official website of CEED. The Scorecard will also be available on the website from March 15, 2016, to download.

CEED Selection Process

The candidates will be selected for Part B on the basis of Part A Score. The minimum percentage required for each category is given in the table below:


Minimum Percentage required
in Part A for qualifying








To prepare the merit list of CEED 2017, only Part B scores will be used. Part A score are only considered as qualifying scores for Part B

CEED 2017 Exam pattern

The Examination will consist of two parts, PART A and PART B. Both the parts will be conducted on the same day.

Part A 

  • It is a computer based exam 
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative or partial marking
  • Total Duration: 1 Hour
  • Total Marks - 100
  • The Exam will be conducted in the English Language.
Section 1 10 questions 30 Marks No Choice for answer - Numerical Answer Type
Section  2  10 questions 20 Marks Multi-select questions- with one or more correct answers
Section 3 25 questions 50 marks Multiple Choice Questions

 Part B

This part of the examination will be given on answer book. 

  • Total Duration - 2 hours
  • Total Question - 4-5 questions
  • Part B has 7 questions and Question 1, Question 2 and 3 are mandatory and Question 4, 5, 6 and 7 are Optional and the candidates have to answer only 1 of the question. 

CEED Question Paper 2017

Merit List

Candidates who qualify Part A will be eligible to appear in the CEED part B exam. CEED Merit List will be based only the score of Part B exam. Part A exam is only a qualifying exam.

CEED Syllabus 2017


The Syllabus CEED Exam 2017 is divided into two parts. Part A and Part B. The syllabus of both the parts in detail is given below

Part A

Visualisation and Spatial ability: Pictorial and Diagrammatic question to test the understanding of manipulation of 2D and 3D Objects and their spatial ability

Environmental and social awareness : General questions of environment factors such as climate, population, water, vegetation, pollution, weather, natural resources etc. and their suggestion on the design of the products, images, infrastructure, and the environment.

Analytical and Logical Reasoning: Ability to analyses given information logically. Ability to weigh opinions, arguments etc.

Language and creativity: Ability to understand passages in commonly used the English language. Ability to think creatively, ability to distinguish innovative options.

Design Thinking and problem solving: Ability to understand the context, the users and select the most appropriate solution for the given design problem.

Observation and design sensitivity: Ability to detect concealed properties in a day to day life and thinks critically about them.

Part B

Drawing: Ability to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line quality.

Creativity: Ability to think out of the box and come up with the unique idea.

Communications Skills: Ability to communicate concepts and ideas clearly with the help of text and visuals.

Analytical and problem-solving skills: Ability to understand the users, and context. Knowledge of properties of material and process.

CEED 2017 Important details

The list of the exam centres is given below. The CEED Exam will be conducted in 19 cities across India and the candidates have to choose three exam cities in order of their preference while filling up the application form. In case a city does not have sufficient candidates then that city might be dropped and the candidate will be allotted the next preferred city for the exam.

CEED Exam Centres 2017























CEED 2017 Contact

JEE (advanced)-UCEED-CEED 2017
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Mumbai 400076

Phone: +91 22 2576 9093
(Mon to Fri 09:30 – 17:30 hrs)
E-mail: jeeadv@iitb.ac.in

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