Important Dates:

  • Access to Application through website

    4th Aug to 1st Sept 2014  10th Sept 2014

  • Choice of Test Center

    15th Oct 20th Oct 2014 to 30th Oct 2014

  • Admit Card Download

    7th Nov 2014 to 6th Dec 2014

  • Date of Examination

    7th Dec (Sunday), 2014

    10:00 to 13:00 hrs

  • Announcement of Results

    15th Jan 2015 (after 17:00 hrs)

  • Availability of Score cards for Downloading

    22nd Jan 2015

  CEED 2015 Results are available on the link given below.


Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) is an all India examination conducted by 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.

Post Graduate Programmes

Master of Design Programmes

Product Design & Engg.
Industrial Design
Visual Communication
Interaction Design
Mobility & Vehicle Design
Visual Design
Product Design
Transportation Design
IISc Bangalore
IIT Bombay
IIT Delhi
IIT Guwahati
IIT Hyderabad
IIT Kanpur
Design Prog.
IIITDM Jabalpur
Design Discipline
UPES, Dehradun
School of Design Studies

Ph.D Programmes in Design

IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Kanpur and IIITDM Jabalpur



CEED Application Form must be submitted through the online Application website. Please read the information given in the brochure. A summary is given below:

  1. Eligibility for CEED 2015
  2. Instructions for filling Application form
  3. Electronic copies of Photograph, Signature
  4. Electronic copies of Certificates to be submitted
  5. Instructions for making payment through SBI Collect website
  6. Information about Admit card
CEED Examination


The examination will be conducted in two parts, A and B. All candidates must answer both the parts.

  1. Part A is a computer based screening test, and only those candidates who are shortlisted in Part A will qualify for the evaluation of Part B
  2. Only Part B score will be used for CEED 2015 merilt list.

CEED 2015 Examination Cities / Towns: Bengaluru, Bhopal, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Thiruvananthapuram.

For Information regarding Results and Score card click here.

Studio Tests


Qualifying in CEED does not guarantee admission in any programme. A candidate must apply to respective institutes for admission and fulfill other requirements such as tests and interviews of the respective design departments for admission.


The announcement for admission to the postgraduate programmes in design will be notified by the induvidual institutes separately.

The criteria for post graduate admission and award of scholarship / assistance are different in different institutes. GATE-JAM-CEED office, IIT Bombay is not in a position to provide information in this regard. Brief information about the programmes offered by the participating institues is given on this website. However, for more details, or any specific queries on admission and programme of the individual Institutes, the candidate should contact the concerned head/convenor/coordinator of respective departments.

Revisit updates/News link page for time to time updates.

Information on the programme may be obtained from the websites of the respective institutes as listed below:

  1. IISC Bangalore: Center for Product Design and Mfg.
  2. IIT Bombay: Industrial Design Center
  3. IIT Delhi: Instrument Design and Development Centre
  4. IIT Guwahati: Department of Design
  5. IIT Hyderabad: Department of Design
  6. IIT Kanpur: Design Programme
  7. IIITDM Jabalpur: Design Discipline
  8. UPES Dehradun: School of Design Studies

Candidates are encouraged to visit the respective institutes and meet the students and faculty of Design programmes to discuss the eligibility requirements and programme details.

Contact Us

CEED enquiries may be addressed to:

Chairman GATE 2015


Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Powai, Mumbai 400076

Toll Free Number 1800-2660-314 (on all days except National Holidays from 10:00 hrs - 19:00 hrs)
Phone 976-991-7069, 976-995-7068, 022-257-67-068 (Mon to Fri 09:30 - 17:30 hrs)
Fax 022 2572-3706
E-mail ceedoffice[at]


Candidates are encouraged to visit the respective institutes and meet the students and faculty of the design programmes to discuss the eligibility requirements and programme details.

For any specific query on admission and programmes, go through the websites of concerned institute given below.

IISc Bangalore:

IIT Bombay:

IIT Delhi:

IIT Guwahati:

IIT Hyderabad:

IIT Kanpur:

IIITDM Jabalpur:

UPES Dehradun:

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