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CEED 2019 (Common Entrance Examination for Design) 2019
Exam Date: 19/01/2019 Exam State: All India Last Date: 16/11/2018
Exam Details:
JEE (Advanced)-UCEED-CEED 2019
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai 400076
Phone: +91 22 2576 4063 / 9093 / 9094

Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) is conducted by IIT Bombay. The objective of the CEED is to assess the candidate’saptitude for design involving visual perception ability, drawing skills, logical reasoning, creativity, communication, and problem solving skills.

It is a qualifying examination for admission to Master of Design (MDes) programmes at IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIITDM Jabalpur, and IIT Kanpur, and to Ph.D programmes in Design at IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, and IIT Kanpur.

Qualifying in CEED alone does not guarantee admission to any of theseprogrammes. Admitting institutes may conduct further tests and / or interviews for the final selection / admission.

CEED 2019 will be conducted on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 10:00 - 13:00 hours. The examination will consist of two parts, Part A and Part B. Candidates must attempt questions from both the parts. Part A will be conducted from 10:00 to 11:00 hours followed by Part B from 11:00 to 13:00 hours. 

Part A will have questions related to these topics:

  • Visualization and spatial ability
  • Environmental and social awareness
  • Analytical and logical reasoning
  • Language and creativity
  • Design thinking and problem solving
  • Observation and design sensitivity

Part B:

  • Drawing
  • Creativity
  • Communication Skills
  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skill

CEED 2019 examination will be conducted in the following cities: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Ernakulam, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur and Vishakhapatnam.

Candidates should compulsorily choose 3 cities in the order of preference at the time of online registration. Once the registration form is submitted, request for a change of city will NOT be entertained under any circumstances.


Candidates  must have completed a degree / diploma / post graduate degree programme of minimum 3 years (after 10+2 level), or must be appearing for the final examination of such a program by July 2019, or must have passed the GD Arts diploma programme (10+5 level) by July 2018.

How To Apply:

CEED registration form must be submitted ONLINE ONLY through the official website,

Registration fee:

  • Rs.1,300 for all women candidates
  • Rs. 1,300 for (SC / ST / PwD) candidates
  • Rs. 2,600 for all other candidates

Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Mode of Payament: Credit card, debit card and net-banking.

The registration fee shown above DOES NOT INCLUDE service and other charges and the processing fees that the banks may levy.

The normal registration fee shown above is applicable till the regular closing date of November 9, 2018, 23:45 hours.

A late fee of Rs. 500 is applicable to all candidates for registrations submitted after the regular closing date till November 16, 2018, 23:45 hours.

Important Dates:

CEED 2019 Dates/ Notification

Date of CEED 2019 examination: January 19, 2019 (Saturday)

Online registration with regular fee:  October 9 to November 9, 2018

Online registration with late fee (Rs. 500/-) :  November 10 to 16, 2018

Admit card available for downloading from:  January 1, 2019 till January 19, 2019

Last date for rectification of discrepancies in the admit card: January 5, 2019

Release of draft answer key for Part A January 25, 2019

Last date for sending comments about draft answer key for Part A: January 31, 2019

Release of final answer key for Part A:  February 4, 2019

Declaration of result:  March 4, 2019

Score cards available for downloading: March 4, 2019


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