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CEED 2018 Exam: Application Form, Dates, Pattern, Syllabus

Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) 2018 for MDes and PhD programs has already been scheduled. To be conducted by IIT Bombay under its supervision, this entrance examination will be held on January 20, 2018. Candidates who have filled their forms for this entrance examination will have to appear in the examination on the said date at respective allocated exam centers

Being considered a reputed as well as challenging entrance examination to crack, CEED 2018 will have the pattern to be conducted in two parts. Thus, candidates are mandatorily bound to answer and pass in both parts to qualify for enrollment. If you prepare with patience and enthusiasm, you can also clear NIFT, NID, among others.

CEED 2018 examination pattern:

Part A and Part B of CEED 2018 examination have been designed in a pattern to assess overall merit of candidates. Part A is an elementary test conducted through computer-based screening thus it determines particular skill set. Major assessments from this part are evaluating candidate’s spatial to visualizations abilities besides weighing the knowledge of a candidate for environmental & social awareness. This part equally assesses candidate’s analytical & logical reasoning levels. Furthermore, language abilities to creative instinct of candidates for design sensitivity observation levels are also assessed to ascertain shortlisting meritorious candidates. 

Once candidates qualify in Part A by being scrutinized in design sensitivity, one needs to qualify the Part B examination, which is the next and final level of assessment. Key focus of Part B examination is drawing, creativity, analytical & problem-solving skills to communication skill assessment etc. Candidates are shortlisted as qualified ones by doing the final CEED score calculation post examination. Weightage of marks obtained are calculated 25% from Part A while 75% in Part B respectively.

CEED 2018 Important dates

Submission of online application form with regular feeOctober 9 to November 12, 2017
Submission of online application with late feeNovember 13 to November 17, 2017
Admit card availabilityDecember 25, 2017- January 20, 2018
Last date for rectification of discrepancies in the admit cardJanuary 5, 2018
Date of examinationJanuary 20, 2018 (10 am to 1 pm)
Reserve session in case of Technical problem at the examination centreJanuary 20, 2018 (14:00 hours to 17:00 hours)
Availability of CEED 2018 draft answer key for Part AJanuary 27, 2018
Deadline for sending comments about draft answer key for Part AJanuary 31, 2018
Release of final answer key for Part AFebruary 4, 2018
Declaration of CEED 2018 resultMarch 5, 2018
CEED 2018 Score cards available for downloadMarch 5, 2018

CEED 2018 Highlights

Exam NameCommon Entrance Examination for Design
Short NameCEED
Conducting AuthorityIIT Bombay
Exam LevelNational Level
Category of ExaminationPost Graduate (PG)
Mode of ExamOnline (Computer Based)
Duration of Examination3 hours
CEED 2018 Exam Date20th January 2018