Instructions for filling Application form


Instructions for Filling the ONLINE Application Form

The instructions and other information regarding filling the online application form are available at Application procedure link. Please read them carefully. In order to complete the application submission procedure, you need the following items:

                       i.          File containing your recent colour photograph (.jpg file)

                     ii.          File containing your signature (.jpg file)

                    iii.          Scanned copy of your category certificate (.pdf file) for SC/ST or OBC categories (Appendix B and C)

                   iv.          Scanned copy of your PwD certificate (.pdf file) issued by an appropriate authority for PwD category (Appendix D)

                  v.          Scanned copy of your eligibility certificate degree certificate if the course is completed or the certificate from the Principal of your college (Appendix E) if the course is not completed (Students with G.D. Art degree should also submit a certificate for the post qualification professional experience)

                   vi.          Details of SBI collect money transfer towards the application fee.

Please remember that the documents (i)-(v) are to be uploaded as electronic files during the application submission process. Please make sure that these files are tagged with your application number as specified in the table below. Paper copies of these documents or any other documents will not be entertained and hence should NOT be sent to the CEED office. Candidates should upload good quality colour photograph and signature. The Admit Card and the Score Card of CEED will include the photograph and signature submitted by the candidate. Submission of poor quality photograph and/or signature will lead to the rejection of CEED application. Adhere to the specifications for file naming, photograph and signature as given below:

File naming Specifications:



example (for a candidate with application numberC159876)


<your application no.>_photo.jpg



<your application no.>_sign.jpg


eligibility certificate

<your application no.>_degree.pdf


experience certificate

<your application no.>_exp.pdf


category certificate

<your application no.>_catcert.pdf


PwD certificate

<your application no.>_pwdcert.pdf



Photograph Specifications:

1.     The photograph must be taken in colour by a professional studio. Mobile phone photographs and self composed portraits are NOT acceptable

2.     The photograph must be taken against a white or a light blue background.

3.     The photograph should not be more than 3 months old.

4.     Face should occupy about 50% of the area in the photograph with eyes looking into the camera directly.

5.     The main features of the face must not be covered by hair, cloth or shadow. Forehead, nose, cheeks, lip and chin should be clearly visible and both the eyes should be open.

6.     If you take the photograph with a spectacle, please note that the glare on the glasses is not acceptable in your photo. Glare can be avoided with a slight downward tilt of the spectacle or by removing the spectacle for the photo shoot.

7.     You must not wear spectacles with dark or tinted glasses; only clear glasses are permitted.

8.     Ask your photo studio to provide the image in a JPEG format that can be uploaded.

9.     Maximum pixel resolution for JPEG: 640x480 (0.3 Mega pixel) (Ask your studio to reduce it to this resolution if it is higher)

10. Minimum pixel resolution for JPEG: 320x240.

For your own benefit, it may be prudent not to intentionally change your facial features or hair style given in the photograph until the day of the exam.

Signature Specifications:

1.     Please put your signature with dark blue ink on a white paper.

2.     Get the signature digitally photographed/imaged/scanned by a professional photo studio and get the image cropped to the required size.

3.     Only JPEG image formats will be accepted.

4.     Maximum pixel resolution for JPEG: 800x300.

5.     Minimum pixel resolution for the image: 400x150. Mobile phone photographs of signatures are not acceptable.

Category Certificate

Candidates who claim to be in SC/ST/OBC category have to produce valid category certificates issued by appropriate authorities. Format of the certificates is given in the Appendix B and C. OBC (NCL) certificates issued ONLY after March 31, 2014 are accepted. Candidates who claim to be in PwD category should produce a valid medical certificate issued by the appropriate authority (Appendix D). CEED Merit List (Rank) will be prepared as per the category provided by the candidate while submitting the CEED application form. Hence it is the responsibility of the candidate to furnish the correct category certificate along with the submission of online application form.



Last updated: 15th January 2015