15 August 2013

CEED Exam 2014 Details and Dates

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So, you made your mind finally to attempt CEED and want to be like one of the PRESTIGIOUS designers around. Good and All the best for your future.

Let’s see the essential requirements for CEED Exam 2014

Eligibility and Age Limit

There is no age limit for writing CEED, however only candidates who either have completed or is expecting to compete by July 2014 in ANY ONE or MORE of the following degrees may apply.

     1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Architecture/Design/Interior Design   or equivalent (4 year    programme after 10+2)
2. Professional Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or equivalent 4 year programme after 10+2)
3. B.F.A. (4 year professional programme after 10+2)
4. G.D. Art (5 year programme after 10th) with one year post qualification professional experience
5. Master’s degree in Arts/Science/Computer Applications(2 year programme after 10+2+3)
 Note :   1. Application Process is through ONLINE only
    2. GATE qualified candidates will also be considered for admission to some M.des programmes in some institute’s

 Important Dates

         Online registration process   – 5th Aug 2013 to 10th Sep 2013
         Admit Card download             1st Nov 2013
         Date of Examination               1st Dec 2013 (9:00 to 12:00)
         Announcement of Results       3rd Jan 2014 (after 10:00 AM)

Examination Centers

         1. Bengaluru
         2. Chennai
         3. Delhi
         4. Guwahati
         5. Hyderabad
         6. Kanpur
         7. Kolkata
         8. Mumbai
         9. Trivandrum
    Note : Request for change in examination city will be accepted till September 20, 2013 with a fee of  Rs. 400

Requirements before applying

1.  Candidates MUST read the instructions before applying 
2.  Keep JPEG format of your latest photo (taken after June 2013) taken in white backdrop with your face covering 50% of the photography, looking straight towards the camera
Maximum pixel resolution for JPEG: 640 x 480 (0.3Mega pixel)
Minimum pixel resolution for JPEG: 320 x 240
Dimensions 35mm X 45mm
Size preferably between 20KB to 50KB
3.  Keep JPEG picture of your signature (signature in black)
Maximum pixel resolution for JPEG: 800 x 300
Minimum pixel resolution for JPEG: 400 x 150
Size preferably between 5KB to 20KB
4.  Keep PDF format of your degree provisional/memorandum/marks certificate (certificate from principal for final year students - Link )
Size preferably less than 400KB
5.  Keep Form of Certificate ( applicable only for background classes) – (Form here)

Application Fees

    1. The non-refundable application fee is Rs. 2000 for men of general and OBC category
    2. Rs. 1000 for SC/ST category, physically disabled (PD), and all women candidates.
    3. Candidates who claim to be in SC/ST/OBC category have to produce  valid certificates              issued  by appropriate authorities
    4. Those who claim PD category should produce a Medical Certificate issued by the 
         appropriate  authority.

Application Process

1. CEED applications has to be submitted ONLINE only (Application Link)
2. Go to the link and enter your details, Email ID and personal no.
3. You will receive a password to your mobile and a link to your email
4. Go through your Email and click the link, enter the password provided to you (Please keep the password for future use, you cannot change once created)
5. Fill the details and upload your photos and certificates
6. Pay fees by online payment mode
7. You will then get a confirmation mail

The last thing you need to do is to prepare for CEED. I have covered the preparation methods, bringing the necessary resources and tips wherever necessary in this blog. Explore the blog for more details.

Here is a quick video tutorial on "How to start and what to practice for CEED exam" :

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  1. I forgot to mention that you may face problem while doing online payment; like you may not be able to enter the captcha part (verification code). In that case the best option is to Re-start your registration process from the beginning with different Email ID.

    It happened to me and I was forced to try with three mail ID. I even created a new mail ID (specially for this) like bhanu.mdes@gmail.com, It worked for me.

    Keep all the documents ready, then only proceed for registration. Hope it helped

  2. hello sir!!
    can you please tell me how can i apply i am a gate qualified my score in ee is 390 obc will it help me in anyway???
    my email id is "sourabhen1413@gmail.com"

    1. Hi Sourabh,
      I doubt you can't. I'm sorry to say this because only few institutes consider GATE score and if you are serious in doing M.Des from IIT's, you definitely need to have good GATE score. Remember that first preference will be given to CEED aspirants.
      But nothing to worry you can still apply for ceed right now and crack the same. You can even write GATE 2014, because institution notifications for joining to M.Des is likely to be opened in March.

    2. thank yu so much fr da response sir....okay can yu please tell me the marking system of ceed exam do they give scores lyk gate? and around what scores is required fr da iit's and iisc.

    3. As per my knowledge, for PART-A exam, last year a cut-off of 25 marks was considered. This year I hope, the same will be followed.
      However your actual CEED score is only PART-B and PART-A score is just for screening. I exactly can't say the score pattern. Any way I just suggest you to first look for going through your exam, then care about marks. Keep practicing my friend. All the best

  3. Hi Sourabh,
    Regarding your last question. You can attempt CEED exam even though you got average sketching skills. Sketching is basically meant to communicate your idea. So, first of all you need to concentrate on Idea generation. Then Practice on BASIC pencil sketching and shading techniques. It should not take much time.

  4. Can you give idea about CEED 2015 partA cut off?and what was 2014 partA cut off ?

    1. I have already explained this question,
      CEED cutoff varies every year, and I can't give you a clear and confirm picture or numbers related to cut offs. It mainly depends on the number of people attempted, number of students who achieved some average scores and so on. Based on these facts, they will set some limit I guess. Last year for part B, IITB chose 34 as selection marks. For the rest IIT's I'm not sure.

  5. sir i have completed my b.tech from ipu this year .My problem is that i have audited machine design subjects from my course,i wanna knew that is it going to affect me during interviews?my email-kai263777@gmail.com

    1. Which interview do u mean ? ceed interview ? If that's the case then the answer is no. It has no affect or it cannot add credits during interview. Machine Design is way diff from these designs.

  6. I am khushi Bhartiya would be passing out 10th board in 2017.
    I want to do m designs course .I love designing
    But I don't know about the procedure how to go after 10th, which course to be taken, then what should be studied, and which examinations to be qualified. Sir please will you guide me how to go.

    1. Glad to hear about ur passion for design and happy that you are making future plans right from the 10th class. Good!
      Also, Teach your friends to have future plans for their career right from now. They will be thankful to you.

      You don't have to wait for mdes. MDes is after bachelors.
      after 12th also you can give many exams as listed below

      1. UCEED
      2. NID-DAT
      3. NATA
      4. JEE Mains Paper 2
      5. NIFT

      As of know, study upto 12th (regular intermediate will be fine - preferably with maths subject). And during your 12th standard, apart from the board exams prepare in parallel for the above exams (especially uceed and NID for design and NATA and mains 2 for Architecture course). Once you crack the exams you can enter into BDes. You can search about the full forms and details of the exams list that I mentioned above. In case, if you're not able to find them, let me know, I will share the links for you.

      Also, if in case you miss bdes, you always have of doing some bachelors and after that giving mdes for design masters.


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