Common Entrance Examination for Design

We Conduct coaching classes for CEED entrance Exam.  The details of the CEED Program as under:

Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) is an all India examination conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.

The objective of CEED is to assess the candidate’s aptitude for design, involving visual perception ability, drawing skills, logical reasoning, creativity, and communication skills

CEED is a qualifying examination for the following postgraduate programmes in design:

(a)     Master of Design Programmes

             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, (v) Mobility and Vehicle Design.

             IIT Delhi: M.Des. in Industrial Design

             IIT Guwahati: M.Des. in Design

             IIT Kanpur: M.Des. in Industrial Design*

IIT Hyderabad - M.Des in Visual Design

             IIITDM Jabalpur: M.Des. Programme - Product Design & Engg, Visual Design

UPES, Dehradun [School of Design Studies] - M.Des Product Design, M.Des Transportation Design, M.Des Industrial Design, M.Des Interaction Design

       *GATE qualified candidates will also be considered for admission to these programmes.

 (b)  Ph.D Programmes in Design (IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIITDM Jabalpur)


*GATE qualified candidates will also be considered for admission to these programmes.

Important Dates

Submission of online application with regular fee

October – November 2018

Submission of online application with late fee

November Mid 2018

Admit card available for download

December 2018 onwards

Date of examination

Saturday, January third week 2019, 10:00 to 13:00 hours

Release of draft answer key for Part A

January 2019

Last date of sending comments about draft answer key for Part A

January 2019

Release of final answer key for Part A

February 2019

Declaration of result

March 2019

Score cards available for download

March 2019





Eligibility/Qualifications :

What is the eligibility/qualification for CEED examination?

Candidates must either have completed or be expecting to complete any of the following, by July 2019:

(i)     Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Architecture / Design/ Interior Design or equivalent (4 years duration after 10+2)

(ii)    Professional Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or equivalent of 4 years duration after 10+2)

(iii)    B.F.A. (4 year professional programme, after 10+2)

(iv)   G.D. Art (5 year programme after 10th) with one year post qualification, professional experience

(v)    Master’s degree in Arts / Science / Computer Applications (2 year programme after 10+2+3)

Note: Candidates with a three year Bachelor's Degree programme are not Eligible.

There is no age limit to appear for CEED. Besides,a candidate can appear for CEED any number of times.

The candidate is responsible for showing eligibility while seeking admission to the specific programme in which they are interested


Application Procedure

Candidates can log in IIT Bombay Site for more information

Website: For any specific queries on admission and programme, please contact the Head / Convener / Coordinator of design progrmme at the concerned institute.