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CEED 2024: Exam Date, Result, Admit Card, Syllabus, Registration, and more! Explore CEED, Full Form

Sukanta Das Waytoadmissions Team
Sukanta Das

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Updated On - Nov 11,2023

The results of the CEED 2024 exam were released on March 7, 2024. Using their email ID and password, candidates can access the official website, ceed.iitb.ac.in, to view their results. On March 11, IIT Bombay will announce the CEED 2024 Scorecard. Using their CEED login information, candidates can get their scorecard from the official website. The scorecard for CEED 2024 is valid for a year after it is published.

Part A of the CEED 2024 Cutoff was published on the official website. The mean and standard deviation of the cutoff were made public.The mean was 22.59, and the standard deviation was 11.82. According to the CEED cutoff 2024, the qualifying marks will be 24.58 for candidates in the OPEN category, 22.12 for those in the OBC/EWS, and 12.29 for those in the SC/ST/PWD categories.

  • The CEED 2024 Counselling process is anticipated to start in the fourth week of March 2024 after the results are announced.
  • Candidates can estimate their chances of admission to IITs using Collegedunia's CEED 2024 College Predictor.

The CEED Exam is what? In order to provide admission to M.Des and Ph.D. programmes in design at prestigious institutions like IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Hyderabad, and many more, CEED is a national-level entrance examination that is held by the Institute of Technology Bombay for the benefit of the Indian government's Department of Development of Human Resources (MHRD). A combination of interviews and CEED 2023 scores are used to determine admission to postgraduate design programmes.

Candidates use the question papers from the previous year to comprehend and grasp the kind of questions asked because there is no required CEED Syllabus. 

CEED Highlights

Name of Examination Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED)
Conducting Body IIT Bombay
Mode of Application Online
Courses Offered Master of Design (M.Des) and Ph.D. (Design) 
Official Website ceed.iitb.ac.in
Mode of Examination Online and Offline
No. of Seats Available Approx. 200
In case of queries [email protected]

CEED Exam Schedule

Exam dates for CEED 2024 have been released by the authorities. Following is the full programme for CEED 2024:

Events Dates
CEED 2024 Registration Starts September 30, 2023
CEED 2024 Registration Ends (with regular fee)

November 9, 2023

CEED 2024 Registration Ends (With Late Fee)

November 16, 2023 

CEED 2024 Admit card  January 13, 2024
CEED 2024 Exam Date January 22, 2024
CEED 2024 Draft Answer Key Release Date January 24, 2024
Challenge CEED 2023 Draft Answer Key January 26, 2024
CEED 2024 Final Answer Key January 30, 2024
CEED 2024 Result March 7, 2024
CEED 2024 Scorecard  1st week of March, 2024

CEED Solution Key

On January 30, 2023, the CEED 2024 Final Answer Key was made public. It will be applied in the predicted score calculation. On January 26, 2024, the draught answer key was subject to challenge. The actions listed below can be used by students to download the document.

How to Download the Answer Key for CEED 2024?

Visit ceediitb.ac.in to access the official website.

  • Look for and select the link for the CEED
  • Question and Answer Sheet.
  • The solution key will be shown.
  • Download the solution manual

Results of CEED

On March 7, 2024, the results of CEED 2024 were announced. Students can use the official website, www.ceed.iitb.ac.in, to check their results online. The applicants must sign onto their portal. For a full year, the CEED Score and Rank will be shown on the official portal. On March 11, 2024, IIT Bombay will announce the CEED 2024 scorecard. 

How do get a copy of my CEED 2024 score card?

  1. Visit the CEED's official website at ceediitb.ac.in.
  2. Select 'Check CEED Result'.
  3. Log in with your registered email address and password.
  4. To store it for later use, download it.

CEED End Date

In CEED 2024, Part A consists of a qualifying exam. In February 2024, the Part A qualifying cut-off will be released along with its standard deviation and mean deviation. The mean deviation is 18.62 and the standard deviation is 11.16. If a candidate receives the required minimum marks in Part A, his or her Part B test results will be examined. Candidates can review the cutoff below for the prior year:

Category Minimum % Marks for being Shortlisted
Open 10%
OBC NCL 9%
SC / ST / PwD 5%

The candidates who make the cut from part A will have their Part B answer books manually assessed. In CEED 2024, the merit list of qualified candidates will only be created using part B results. The CEED 2024 Cutoff will be made public as soon as any participating institute makes it known on this page. Each CEED participating institute publishes a unique cutoff. CEED Cut off is based on a number of variables. Some of them are lagging behind.

  • The quantity of applicants
  • Number of Seats for Programme Being Offered
  • Who are the applicants for what programme?
  • minimum standards required by colleges

Criteria of CEED Eligibility

Before submitting an application, an applicant must meet a number of requirements. The list of academic requirements and age restrictions in the CEED 2024 Eligibility Criteria is provided below. 

Parameters CEED 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Age limit No age limit
No of attempts No restriction on the number of attempts
Type of degree Any recognized 4 years or 3+2 years (after 10+2 level) or 3 years degree/ diploma/postgraduate degree program after 10+2
Final year students (by July 2021) Candidates who are in the final year or are awaiting their results are also eligible provided they submit proof of their eligibility at the time of admissions
GD Arts diploma program (10+5 level) Candidates who will pass the program by July 2024 are also eligible

Note: Depending on the universities, various students may qualify for the minimal mark requirement. Before choosing the institution, kindly check it out on the website of the relevant organisation.

Completed CEED Application

The online application forms for CEED 2024 have been made available. Application materials for CEED 2024 are accessible on the program's official website, ceed.iitb.ac.in.

Requirements for registration in CEED 

  1. Recent picture: once it has been scanned and saved as a.jpg file
  2. Jpg file containing a scanned copy of the signature
  3. Academic records and certificates in scanned form
  4. Scan the Certificate of Category Sc/St/OBC NCL document and save it as a.pdf file. OBC NCL certificates that were granted after April 1, 2019, will be accepted.
  5. If a candidate's name differs from the one on their degree or diploma certificate, they must present a gazette notice, a marriage certificate, or a scanned passport page (in.pdf format) proving the name change.
  6. Information about a credit card, debit card, or bank account

How can apply for the CEED?

It is quite easy to download and submit the CEED 2024 application form if you keep in mind a few details regarding the pre-arrangement of all the papers that must be included with the CEED 2024 application form.

Step 1: Registration

  1. To register, go to the CEED 2024 Official Website.
  2. Enter a working mobile number and email address.
  3. Check the email address, then save the password you received to your mobile device.

Step 2: Filling out and uploading forms and documents

  1. Use the password and email ID you received to log in.
  2. Fill out the CEED 2024 Application form with your personal, academic, and communication information.
  3. Pick three CEED 2024 Exam Centres and mention them.
  4. Upload the appropriate certifications, as well as your photo and signature.
  5. Examine and press the "Pay fee and submit" button.

Step 3: Paying the Fee

  1. After selecting "Pay Fee and Submit," you will be taken to the Bill desk to complete the payment.
  2. When using Internet Banking, enter the account number, the card number and CVV number for debit card users, and the card number and PIN for credit card users.
  3. Verify, then press Pay to finish the payment procedure.

CEED Application Fee

Category Application Fee
General Candidates INR 3,600
Female Candidates INR 1,800
SC/ ST/ PwD INR 1,800

Exam Pattern for CEED

The CEED 2024 Exam Pattern consists of two parts, A and B, and lasts for a total of three hours. Candidates who pass Part A of the exam are qualified to take Part B. The first hour makes up Part A. The second part runs for two hours. Only after Part A has concluded will Part B begin. 

  • Candidates will be narrowed down based on their performance in Part A. 
  • The Part B answer booklets for the candidates who made the Part A cut will be manually assessed. There will be 5 questions worth a total of 100 marks in Part B. There won't be any open-ended inquiries.
  • An online test for Part A with multiple-choice questions will include questions about design aptitude to gauge a candidate's spatial ability, design sensitivity, environmental awareness, and other skills. 
  • The questions in Part B are presented on a computer screen, and the answers must be entered on an answer form. The questions in Part B are meant to evaluate your writing, sketching, and design abilities.

Giving 25% weight to marks acquired in Part A and 75% weight to marks obtained in Part B will determine the final CEED score.

CEED Curriculum

There isn't a set CEED Syllabus that must be followed. To understand the types of questions posed, candidates might look at the trends from the prior year. Candidates must thoroughly familiarise themselves with each of the topics and prepare in accordance with the CEED 2024 Syllabus. Check them out below:

CEED Syllabus: Part A

Chapter Topic
Visualization and Spatial Ability Pictorial and diagrammatic questions to test the understanding of transformation and/or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships.
Observation and Design Sensitivity Ability to detect concealed properties in day-to-day life and think critically about them. Ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes. 
Environmental and Social Awareness General awareness of environmental factors such as climate, population, water, vegetation, pollution, weather, natural resources, etc., and their implications on the design of products, images, infrastructure, and environment. Awareness of design terminologies, social and cultural connection with the design, history of the designed artifact, and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design response. History of art, sculpture, and literature. 
Analytical and Logical Reasoning Ability to analyze given information logically and select the most appropriate solutions. Ability to weigh opinions, arguments, or solutions against appropriate criteria. Ability to use logic and structured thinking to deduce from a short passage, which of a number of statements is the most accurate response to a posed question. 
Language and Creativity Ability to understand passages in the commonly used English language. Ability to think creatively in terms of alternatives, ability to distinguish innovative options, and think out of the box. 
Design Thinking and Problem Solving Ability to understand the context, the users, and the constraints and select the most appropriate solution for a given design problem. 

Part B of the CEED syllabus

  • Drawing: The capacity to accurately depict objects, people, or scenes using excellent lines, compositions, proportions, perspectives, and shading.
  • Creativity: The capacity to think creatively and develop both original and diversified answers.
  • Communication Skills: Capability to effectively convey concepts and ideas through word and pictures.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities include the capacity to comprehend the user and the context, understanding of the qualities of materials and processes and how they should be used in design, creativity in problem-solving approaches, and the capacity to invent characters, plots, and stories, among other things.

CEED Admit Card

On January 13, 2024, the CEED 2024 Admit Card will be available for download. The CEED 2024 Admit Card must be downloaded online by eligible candidates. No candidate will receive it via postal mail or delivery.

  • The candidate's name, date of birth, roll number, photo, signature, exam date, time, and location are all details that are on the admit card.
  • A candidate for CEED 2024 must also have one of the following documents with them: a passport, driver's licence, college identification card, voter identification card, Adhar card, or PAN card.

How do download my admit card for CEED?

  • The official website is available at www.ceediitb.ac.in.
  • 'Download 2024 Admit Card' should be clicked.
  • Opens a login page
  • Once the registered email address and password are entered, the admit card will appear.
  • Save it, then print it.

Exam Centre of CEED

The selection of the CEED 2024 Exam Centres will be made by IIT Bombay. When completing the CEED 2024 application form, candidates can select up to three cities in the order of their preferences.

There could be more than one testing facility in a city. A change in the examination centre cannot be made once the application form has been submitted. No request will be considered in this case.

For the candidate's reference, listed below are the anticipated CEED 2024 Exam Centres:

CEED 2024 Exam Centers
Delhi Chennai Mumbai Kolkata
Ahmadabad Bangalore Bhubaneswar Chandigarh
Guwahati Indore Jaipur Kanpur
Kozhikode Nagpur Pune Raipur
Thiruvananthapuram Bhopal Dehradun Ernakulam
Hyderabad Kolkata Lucknow Panaji
Patna Thrissur Visakhapatnam --

CEED Overview FAQs

Ques. When will the application for CEED 2023 become available?

The application for CEED 2024 was made available on September 30, 2024. Candidates are recommended to properly complete the form and submit it before the deadline. There won't be any options to change the exam form. November 9 was the last day to submit the CEED 2024 Application Form without paying a late fee. A late fee of INR 500 is now being charged for CEED 2024 registration at IIT Bombay. Candidates have until November 16 to apply.

Ques. How may applicants for CEED 2023 submit their application fee?

Students must use an online means to pay according to their category. They have the choice of using credit, debit, or online banking. The payment will appear in your account after 24 hours if it is deducted without the gateway displaying "success."

Ques. The CEED 2023 Application Form can the candidate submit it offline?

The CEED 2024 application will be made available online. The ability to submit it offline won't be available to the candidates. It is suggested that the students turn in the form by the deadline. 

Ques. When will the CEED 2023 be held?

The 2024 CEED will take place on January 22.  Before taking the exam, candidates are recommended to take a number of practise examinations. Their quickness and accuracy will improve as a result.

Ques. What information will be on the CEED 2023 Admit Card?

The admit card for CEED 2024 will be made available on January 13, 2024. The candidate's name, date of birth, roll number, photo, signature, exam date, time, and location are all information that will be on the admit card. To the testing location, students must bring their admit cards.

Ques. Which items can be transported to the CEED 2023 Exam Centre?

The following items should be brought to the CEED 2023 Exam Centre by the candidates.

  • Calculators, electronic diaries, cell phones, and other similar electronic devices, as well as blank paper, clipboards, and logbooks, are not permitted in the testing area.
  • For the exam, a candidate must supply his or her own sketch pens, poster colours, and other drawing supplies, as well as pencils of various grades (H, HB, 2B, 4B, and 6B, for example). Drawing sheets are not need to be brought.

Ques. What institutions are on the list that accept the CEED 2023 scores?

Some of the institutions that accept CEED 2023 scores are listed below.

  • Bangalore's IISc. centre for manufacturing and product design.
  • Bombay IIT. Department of Design, Industrial Design Centre School of Design, IIT Delhi.
  • Design Department, IIT Guwahati.
  • Design Department, IIT Hyderabad.
  • The Design Programme at IIT Kanpur.
  • Jabalpur IIITDM. Discipline in design.

Ques. How long is the CEED 2023 Score good for?

Every year, CEED 2023 is conducted. Exam results are only good for a year after they are given. The students must take the exam again the following year if they need to raise their results.

Ques. Who should candidates get in touch with if they have questions about CEED 2023?

Candidates should be careful not to make any errors when filling out the CEED 2023 application form. Candidates may, however, email or call the Chairperson of IIT Bombay at [email protected] if they have any questions.