CEED 2020 (Common Entrance Examination for Design) 2020
Exam Date: 18/01/2020 Exam State: All India Last Date: 20/11/2019

Exam Details

CEED 2020 is conducted by IIT Bombay. It is a qualifying examination for admission to Master of Design (MDes) programs at IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Kanpur  and IIITDM Jabalpur, 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 these programs.

Admitting institutes may conduct further tests and / or interviews for the final selection / admission.

A CEED score does NOT Guarantee admission.

Admitting Institutes will also verify the eligibility, the category certificates and otherdocuments along with the CEED score. The CEED 2020 score is valid for a period of one yearfrom the date of declaration of the result. 



CEED 2020 will be conducted on Saturday, January 18, 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


Admit cards

Admit cards will be available for downloading from the CEED website from January 1, 2020till January 18, 2020. Please take a clear printout (in colour) of the admit card before comingto the examination centre. In case of any discrepancies in Admit card, please write toceed@iitb.ac.in



CEED 2020 will be in two parts

Part A of CEED 2020

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 of CEED 2020



Communication Skills

Problem identification skills


CEED 2020 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 Visakhapatnam. 

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 2020, or must have passed the GD Arts diploma programme (10+5 level) by July 2019.

Admission process

CEED registration form must be submitted ONLINE ONLY through the official website, www.ceed.iitb.ac.in

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, 2019, 23:45 hours.

 A late fee of Rs. 500/- is applicable to ALL candidates forregistrations submitted after the regular closing date till November 16, 2019, 23:55hours.

Important Dates

CEED 2020 Dates

Date of Examination CEED 2020

18 January 2020

Online registration starts

09 0ctober- 15 November 2019

Online with late fee

20 November 2019

Admit card available

27 December 2019

Declaration of result

04 March 2020



JEE (Advanced)-UCEED-CEED 2020
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Mumbai 400076
Phone: +91 22 2576 4063 / 9093 / 9094
E-mail: ceed@iitb.ac.in
website: http://www.ceed.iitb.ac.in/