CEED 2022 - Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Result, and FAQs

CEED Exam

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay conducts the Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) for admission to Master of Design (MDes) programmes offered at IISc Bangalore, IIT Delhi, Bombay, Hyderabad, Roorkee, Kanpur, Guwahati, and IIITDM Jabalpur and PhD programmes offered at several IITs and design schools. The entrance exam assesses the candidates on drawing skills, visual perception ability, creativity, communication, logical reasoning, and problem-solving skills. Participating institutes may further conduct tests/ interviews for the final selection. For details on eligibility, pattern, syllabus, application process, result, etc. related to the CEED 2022 exam, check out the complete article here.

Latest Update: The online application process for CEED 2022 has started on 9th September 2021. Candidates can submit the applications till 10th October 2021. The exam is scheduled for 23rd January 2022.

CEED 2022 Quick Overview

Exam Name

Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED)

Exam Conducting Authority

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B)

Official Website

http://www.ceed.iitb.ac.in/2022/

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Level

National Level

Exam Mode

Online and Offline

Exam Duration

3 hours

Exam Language

English

Application Mode

Online

Number of Participating Colleges

25


CEED Exam 2022 Important Dates

CEED Exam Events

Important Dates

Official notification release date

1st September 2021

Online registration begins

9th September 2021

Online registration ends (with regular fee)

10th October 2021

Online registration (with a late fee of ₹ 500)

11th to 17th October 2021

Admit card availability

8th January 2022 onwards

Last date for rectification in Admit Card discrepancies

14th January 2022 (till 5:00 PM)

CEED 2022 exam date

23rd January 2022 (Sunday)

(9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)

Release of provisional answer key and candidate’s response sheet for Part-A

25th January 2022

Last date of raising objections against the provisional answer key

27th January 2022 (till 5:00 PM)

Release of final answer key for Part-A

31st January 2022

Announcement of cut-off marks

10th February 2022

Result declaration

8th March 2022

Score Cards availability

12th March to 14th June 2022


CEED Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

CEED Exam 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

Exam Pattern

The CEED 2022 exam will be held in two parts - A and B. Part-A will be computer-based and Part-B will be offline. The details are as under:

Particulars

Part-A

Part-B

Mode

Online

Offline

Duration

1 hour

1 hour

Timings

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Number of Questions

41

5

Type of Questions

Numerical Answer Type (NAT), Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), and Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)

Subjective Type Questions

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Distribution of Questions and Marks

CEED - Part A

Type of Questions

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks per Question

Total Marks

NAT

8

3

24

MSQ

10

3

30

MCQ

23

2

46

TOTAL

41

 

100

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There will be negative marking for MSQ and MCQ type questions. 0.2 marks will be deducted for each incorrect MSQ and 0.5 marks will be deducted for each incorrect MCQ.

CEED - Part B

Section

Number of Questions

Marks

Sketching

1

20

Creativity

1

20

Form Sensitivity

1

20

Visual Sensitivity

1

20

Problem Identification

1

20

TOTAL

5

100

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Syllabus for CEED 2022

There is no specific syllabus, textbook or guide for the exam preparation. However, candidates can prepare from the previous years’ question papers available on the official website.

Part A Topics

Visualization and Spatial Ability: Pictorial and diagrammatic questions to test the understanding of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships.

Environmental and Social Awareness: General awareness of environmental factors (such as climate, population, water, vegetation, pollution, weather, natural resources) 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 artefact, and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses. History of art, sculpture and literature.

Analytical and Logical Reasoning: Ability to analyse 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 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.

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.

Part B Topics

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

Creativity: Ability to think out-of-the-box and come up with unique as well as diverse solutions. Communication Skills: Ability to communicate concepts and ideas clearly with the help of text and visuals.

Problem Identification Skills: Ability to understand the user and the context, knowledge of properties of materials and their appropriate use in design.



CEED Exam 2022 Eligibility

Candidates must check out the CEED eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. The details are mentioned below:

Educational Qualification (as of July 2022)

  • Must have completed a degree/diploma/postgraduate degree course (minimum THREE years) after 10+2 level.
  • Those appearing in the final exam of such a course are also eligible to apply.

Age Limit

  • There is no age limit to appear for the CEED exam.

CEED Exam 2022 Application Process

Applications for CEED 2022 will be accepted only through the online mode. It is advised to submit the forms well before the last date. There is provision of submitting the application with a late fee amount. Candidates will be provided with a facility to select three exam centres while filling the application form. Detailed steps for application submission are as under:

Documents to be Uploaded

Following documents are to be uploaded while filling the CEED application form:

  • Scanned image of recent coloured passport size photograph in .jpg format.
  • Scanned images of signature in .jpg format.
  • Scanned image of degree/ diploma certificate in.pdf format.
  • Category certificate (format given in official notification)
  • PwD certificate (format given in official notification)
  • Request letter by PwD category candidate who needs a scribe/ compensatory time
  • Scanned images of supporting documents for change in name (marriage certificate or passport)

Steps for CEED 2022 Application Submission

  • Visit the official website at http://www.ceed.iitb.ac.in/2022/.
  • Click the ‘Apply’ button on the home page.
  • You will be redirected to the online registration portal. Click the ‘Register’ button.
  • Enter your email ID and click the ‘Register’ button.
  • After registration, the application number will be generated.
  • Login using the application number and password.
  • Complete the application form with details related to educational qualification, address, exam city choices, etc.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Make the application fee payment.
  • After successful fee payment, take a print of the confirmation page.

Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay the application fee category-wise as under:

Category

Registration Fee

All Women candidates

₹ 1600

SC/ ST/ PwD

₹ 1600

All other candidates

₹ 3200

The application fee is to be paid using a Debit card/ Credit card/ Net banking. Processing fees and bank charges are to be paid by the candidate in addition to the above-mentioned fee. The fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.


Other Details

CEED 2022 - Examination Cities

CEEd 2022 exam will be conducted in the following cities:

Ahmedabad

Kolkata

Bhopal

Kozhikode

Bengaluru

Lucknow

Bhubaneswar

Mumbai

Chennai

Nagpur

Chandigarh

Panaji

Delhi

Patna

Dehradun

Pune

Ernakulam

Raipur

Guwahati

Thiruvananthapuram

Hyderabad

Thrissur

Jaipur

Visakhapatnam

CEED 2022 Admit Card

CEED 2022 admit card will be released online at the official website. Candidates will be able to download the admit cards from 8th January 2022 onwards till the exam day. Login using your credentials and take a clear print of the admit card. In case of any discrepancies in the Admit Card details, report to the authority by 14th January 2022. Carry the admit card along with a valid photo ID proof (original) to the exam centre.

CEED 2022 Answer Key

The officials will release the provisional answer key for CEED 2022 on 25th January 2022. Objections can be raised against the answer key till 27th January 2022. The final answer key will be released after considering the objections. The result will be prepared based on the final answer key.

CEED 2022 Result

CEED 2022 results will be released on the official website in the form of scorecards. Candidates will be able to access their scorecards using their login credentials. No hard copies of the score cards will be sent to any candidate. Part-A marks are mentioned for all candidates and Part-B marks are mentioned only for the shortlisted candidates. The shortlisted candidates will also get a rank.

CEED 2022 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question 1: What will be the late application fee amount for reserved category candidates?

The late application fee for all categories will be the same i.e. ₹ 500.

Question 2: Will drawing material be provided at the exam center?

Candidates are required to carry their own drawing materials such as pencils, pens, sketch pens, and colours. However, they must not carry any drawing sheet to the exam hall.

Question 3: Will there be negative marking in Part-B of the CEED exam?

No.

Question 4: What is the maximum limit to appear for the CEED exam?

There is no limit on the number of attempts.

Question 5: What will be the validity of the CEED 2022 score?

The score will remain valid for a period of one year from the result declaration date.


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