CEED ( M.Des- IIT ) 2013

CEED Entrance Exam 

CEED Entrance Exam - 2013 Important Dates

Commencement of Online Application submission Wednesday, 8th August, 2012
Last date for Submission of Online Application Form (website closure) Friday, 31st August , 2012
Availability of Admit Card for download Friday, 2nd November, 2012
Date of Examination Sunday, 25th November, 2012
Announcement of Result Wednesday, 26th December, 2012

What is New in CEED 2013?


    Applicants have to fill the application online and upload the image files of their Photo and Signature in JPEG format and other documents in PDF format. They should not send the hard copy of the application or any other documents to the CEED office.  Check the application procedure for more details.


    The non-refundable application fee has been exempted for Women applicants.  Application fee for Men of general category  is Rs. 1500 (Rs. 750 for SC/ST/PD)

      CEED 2013 Entrance examination will be conducted on Sunday, 25 November, 2012 from 0900 hrs to 1200 hrs. This is approximately one week earlier than previous years. Note that the Exam will be held in the Forenoon session. 

      Admit card can be downloaded from the CEED Application webpage from 2nd November 2012.  Sending Admit cards by post has been discontinued.

      The examination will be conducted in two Parts, A and B. All candidates must answer both Parts.
        A.  Part A contains only multiple choice type questions, and B.  Part B contains design and hand drawing type questions

        Part-A is a screening test, which will be conducted by an online
        computerized program. PART-B will be evaluated for candidates who will be short-listed in the screening test. Part B score only will be used for merit list and qualified list for CEED 2013
        Candidates must report to the center one hour before the start of the exam. This is required to record biometric information (Photograph and fingerprint) before appearing for the examination
        1. About CEED

        2. Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED/IIT) is an all India examination conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay), on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Education About CEED, Government of India.
        CEED is a qualifying examination for admission to Post Graduate programs (M.Des.) at the Industrial Design Centre ( IIT Bombay ) , Instrument Design and Development Centre (IIT Delhi), Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing ( IISc Bangalore) and Design Program ( IIT Kanpur ) . CEED qualifications in itself does not guarantee admission to the above mentioned programs. Candidates also have to fulfill other requirements such as tests & interviews of the respective institutions for admission. CEED examination tests the candidates for visual perception ability, drawing skills, design aptitude and communication skills.

        Eligibility for CEED

        Candidates must either have completed or be expecting to complete any of the following, by July 2007:
        • Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Architecture / Design/ Interior Design, or equivalent
        • Professional Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT, or equivalent)
        • B.F.A. (4 year professional programme, after 10+2)
        • G.D. Art (5 year programme after 10th) with one year professional experience Master's degree in Arts / Science / Computer Applications


        • IISc Bangalore : M.Des. in Product Design and Engineering
        • IIT Bombay : M.Des. in (i) Industrial Design, (ii) Visual Communication, (iii) Animation, (iv) Interaction Design
        • IIT Delhi : M.Des. in Industrial Design
        • IIT Kanpur : M.Des. in Industrial Design*
          (*GATE qualified candidates will also be considered for admission to these programmes).
        There is no age limit and a candidate can appear in CEED any number of times.

        CEED Exam Structure

        CEED examination will the test your drawing skills, aesthetics, sensibility, creativity, problem identification ability, your approach to visual & mechanical design, visual perception ability, design aptitude and communication skills. It will test your ability to, creatively & appropriately solve simple design problems, problem analysis, alternate concepts, justifications for your solutions, visual & textual presentation skills, visualization, general awareness and comprehension.
        CEED examination will consist of two parts. First part tests your drawing skills, aesthetics, sensibility , creativity, problem identification and your approach to visual and mechanical design. The second part will be objective type, which will test your skills in visualization, creativity, design and general awareness, and comprehension. For any enquiry on CEED contact:

        For any enquiry about CEED , contact

        Gate Office

        Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
        Powai, Mumbai 400076
        Phone : 022-2576 7068
        Fax : 022-2572 3706
        E Mail : gate@cc.iitb.ac.in
        Website : www.iitb.ac.in/gate

        For any specific queries on admissions and program, please write to:

        Industrial Design Centre
        Indian Institute of Technology
        Powai, Mumbai - 400076
        Website : www.iitb.ac.in
        Email : office@idc.iitb.ac.in
        Phone : 022-25767801
        Fax : 022-25767803, 022-25723480

        Instrument Design & Development Centre Indian Institute of Technology
        Hauz Khaz
        New Delhi - 110016
        Phone: 011-26591431
        Fax: 011-26596729
        Website : http://www.iitd.ac.in
        Emai l: head@iitds.ernet.in and webmaster@iddc.iitd.ernet.in

        Centre for Product Design & Manufacturing Indian institute of Science
        Banglore - 560012
        Phone : 080-22932359, 22933138,
        Fax : 080-23601975
        Website : http://www.iisc.ernet.in/depts/cpdm/ and http://www.iisc.ernet.in
        Email : chairman@cpdm.iisc.ernet.in
        Design Program
        Northern Lab.1
        Indian institute of Technology
        Kanpur - 208016
        Phone : 0512-2597509
        Fax : 0512-2597408
        Website : http://www.iitk.ac.in and http://www.iitk.ac.in/design
        Email : head_des@iitk.ac.in
        INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Delhi (Instrument Design & Development Centre)
        The Centre is engaged in design and development of instruments and other industrial and consumer products.