CEED 2012 | CEED 2012 Eligibility | CEED 2012 Apply Online | CEED 2012 Result


Common Entrance Examination for Design - 2012

Examination Info:

The examination is from 1400 hours to 1700 hours on Sunday, 4th December, 2011 and will not have any break. Candidates should report to the examination centre, at least half an hour before the scheduled commencement of the examination. Most of the centres are located outside the main city and candidates may have to walk a good distance from the campus main gate to reach the examination venue. The seating arrangement will be displayed on the notice board of the examination centre.

A candidate has to bring his/her own pencils of different grades (e.g. H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B etc.), sketch pens, poster colors, and other drawing materials for the examination. No drawing sheets have to be brought. The question paper will be in English. No specific text book or guide book is recommended for preparation. Candidates may however polish up their drawing, rendering and visualization skills.

Examination Centres: Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mumbai, and Roorkee

After submission of the application, request for change of examination city will be accepted till November 20, 2011 with a fee of Rs. 400/- to be paid in the form of demand draft in favor of 'IIT Bombay'.

Eligibility for CEED 2012:

Candidates must either have completed or be expecting to complete any of the following, by July 2012:

(i) Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Architecture / Design/ Interior Design or equivalent
(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 professional experience
(v) Master’s degree in Arts / Science / Computer Applications
The candidate is responsible for showing eligibility while seeking admission to the specific programme in which they are interested. There is no age limit and a candidate can appear in CEED any number of times.


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*

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

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

How to Apply

Mode of Payment:

Application Fee (non-refundable) is Rs.950/- (Rs.475/- for SC/ST/PD Applicants)

There are two modes of fee payment. You may choose any of the following options:

SBI Cash Voucher (through any SBI Branch): In this case, after filling the Application Form a SBI Cash Voucher is generated along with the Application Printout. It contains your name and other details. You have to take this to any SBI Branch within India and make the payment. You have to enclose the IITB copy of the SBI Cash Voucher along with the Application Printout.

Demand Draft: In this case, a Demand Draft of the appropriate amount in favour of 'IIT Bombay', payable at Mumbai should be obtained prior to filling of the Application Form. Enter the Demand Draft details while filling the Application Form. The Draft should have the validity of 6 months. Read More..

Important Dates:

  • Access to ONLINE (Internet) Application Form: Monday, September 12, 2011 - Friday, October 7, 2011
  • Last Date for Receipt of Completed ONLINE Application at the GATE Office, IIT Bombay : Friday, October 14, 2011
  • Dispatch of Admit Card starts from: Thursday, November 10, 2011
  • Date of Examination : Sunday, December 4, 2011 (1400 to 1700 Hrs)
  • Announcement of Results : Friday, January 20, 2012 (After 1000 hrs)

Contact Details:

Enquiries about CEED may be addressed to:

Chairman GATE 2012
GATE Office
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Powai, Mumbai 400076

Phone: (022)-2576 7068
Fax: (022)-2572 3706
Email: gateoffice[at]iitb.ac.in
Website: http://www.iitb.ac.in

For any specific query on admission and programme, please contact the head / convener / coordinator of design programme at the concerned institute. Their contact details are given in CEED 2012 Information Brochure.

ONLINE Application Form for CEED 2012 can be filled up from: Monday, September 12, 2011 to Friday, October 7, 2011


Courtesy: iitb.ac.in