11 October 2013

Resources and general awareness guide for Part-A

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An updated (revamped) resource page with a structured way of helping you navigate to the right post for CEED has been shared here (2020 update) -



Before head .....

CEED Pattern


Remember that CEED is only a common entrance test and is not for a specific stream. So, questions will be expected from almost all the design streams and some basic designer requirements. Let us see the pattern
  • Visual Communication - Logo's, signage, advertising, packaging, fonts etc.
  • Animation Design - Movement observation, comic strips, visuals etc.
  • Product Design - Latest and newest products and trends, current products etc.
  • Automobile Design - Aesthetics, manufacturers and plants etc.
  • Digital (applied to almost all the fields) - Photography, color coding, displays, printing etc.
  • Observation (Basic designer skill) - Mirroring, textures, evolution (past to present), isometrics and geometry, tessellations, shadows and more.
  • Architecture - Sculpture, monuments, materials etc.
  • General awareness - Engineering ability, materials, culture of the country, famous personalities and their works, instruments, animals etc.

Now, we will go through the main resources section. As the topics are more, putting them in a single page is difficult and also confusing. So, I grouped them by giving different headings and also gave links which will take you to the specific page.    



  GA on Designers and famous personalities 


>> Complete Architectural guide for Part - A


Other Part-A guide 


(That had already been discussed in my other posts)

Sample Numerical and Aptitude questions for CEED


Mirroring
  • Uses of convex and concave mirror - here
  • Uses of convex mirrors - here
  • Uses of concave mirrors - here

Signs, symbols and their interpretations


A very lengthy but useful pdf file about signs in the design context. Just have a quick glance for now. Later, if you are interested, you may want to check this book thoroughly  - Signs and symbols with design

Odd man out series exercises


Leisure time exercises

Direction sense test


Leisure time practice

Deductive and Verbal Reasoning

One of our friend "Varun Shankar" shared the following useful information worth to be shared with everyone here. I thank him heartily. 
  • A list of famous Indian authors - here
  • All about Prime ministers of India - here
  • A picture depicting the Architecture styles of India - here
  • A very good guide on Design fundamentals by Dr. Utpal Barua - here
  • A very good list of Indian Bank Logo's - here
  • Past to present logo evolution for some famous brands - here
  • A list of Indian famous monuments - here

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All the best and happy ceeding.


56 comments:

  1. Hi Varun,

    Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge :)

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  2. It's my pleasure...

    But you are doing great job....

    Thanks a Lot... For Sharing....

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  3. M reaaly thankful to you bro.....................:) :) Kudos.....

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    1. Thank you Mrithunjay and All the best for your preparation :)

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  4. Thanks a lot for helping all of us :)

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  5. thank you very much for help brother

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  6. hi ...Bhanu Chander ur doing a great job ....... really help full.... plz keep up the great job ....
    god bless u ......:)

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    1. Hi,

      Thanks for your comments. All the best for your assignments .... :)

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  7. brother,
    God bless you....my creativity begins from here...and u being the reason for that..:-)

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    1. Bless you too ........... Good luck with your journey :)

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  8. wonderful job ..... thanks for all the pains taken up by you :) :)
    please upload a document about famous personalities in the field of designing , and some famous product or gadget designs . Also let me know whether the personalities in the site linked below is of any relevance for ceed preparation -
    http://www.snap2objects.com/2009/05/70-designers-that-shaped-the-world/

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    1. Thank you for the kind words,

      Yes, your link would definitely help all. Thank you sharing here.

      And here is a link that would help with famous personalities
      The Famous People website

      And I tried my best to include good number of designs and practice questions in this blog. You may go through this blog's sections
      Creativity, practice, Answers tab at the top of this page.

      Thank you again for dropping your valuable links :)

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  9. Thanks Sir! Your blog helped me a lot in preparing got many useful informations! :) i have some doubts and questions in my mind,where can i contact you?

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    1. Why don't you just ask here ? or you may post your questions in the forum session if it's general question. If the doubts are related to sketches and designs, then I will soon be sharing an email ID through my blog SYL FB update, you may share your works and get the doubts cleared there.

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    2. Sir, can you upload some notes on on Optics? mirroring techniques

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    3. If found, will definitely share related to optics

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  10. Hey hi,
    Thanks a lot for all yours efforts.
    It would be very helpful if you upload notes on fonts.
    Thanks again.

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  11. Found what I was looking for my preparation. Thanks a ton! Excellent work!

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  12. thanks a lot ...................... for all the information u shared in the blog
    it really helped me in clearing almost all my doubts :)
    some pretty good link u got there :D
    keep sharing the knowledge ^__^

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  13. should i have to read this topics- Perception and Aesthetics for uceed..??

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  14. Hello,
    Unfortunately we stumbled across your blog way later in the day. But we're extremely grateful for the efforts behind this blog. It's proving to be a really big help. Thank you so much!!

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  15. Thanks a lot for such excellent consolidated material!

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  16. Hello Sir,
    You have a wonderful collection of resources. Great job!
    I am preparing for CEED 2017. I had a look at previous year question papers and I am clueless about how to prepare for Numerical aptitude problems. Kindly suggest, how should I go about it?

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    1. Num Aptitude ques is not a one day game, you need to practice questions inorder to grasp the questions/methods. Mathematical and geometrical questions needs ones involvement, if you find yourself comfortable with those questons, then you will soon find that you can solve many un-similar questions too! so in the beginning try to understand the method/process employed to solve that prob by going thru that then later try to solve ques with your own knowledge.

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  17. thanks bhanu...bhanu i want to talk to you please whatapp me on 9557885620 as soon as possible please

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  18. bhanu sir please upload ceed 2016 sec A ans with explanations

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    1. In hectic schedules! but will try to solve and upload very soon.

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  19. Sir can u plz send the link for CEED 2017 online application form..

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    1. It's not released yet. Will inform in FB whenever the notification is out, or keeping watching for official CEED 2017 page.

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  20. hello sir , Is there specidic % required for cracking part A or it depends on percentile ?

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  21. http://www.gkindiaonline.com/

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  22. hi sir i need iam weak in part A,from where do i start preparing ,need some tips and where in your blog can i find and start preparing for part A

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    1. This page is iteself for Part -A, check above, also check uceed resource page for additional resources on design related GA.

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  23. should i get colours in ceed for part b? because i dont think theres gonna be enough time for colouring. please ans.

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  24. u r doing a great job..
    thank u sir

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  25. thanks a lot for this kind of stuffs ..helping me a lot ...n got addicted to this blog ...getting great information through this media ....thanks a lot ... :)

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  26. http://www.gkindiaonline.com/category/Current-Affairs-GK

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  27. Thank you so much sir for such an amazing guidance. It means a great help to me.
    I have one question regarding part B-
    If i wish to take industrial design as my trade then is it mandatory to attempt the question which is for industrial design?

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    1. You can check the detailed reply in the first ques (ques 0) in this post
      http://stuffyoulook.blogspot.com/2014/08/ceed-questions-and-doubts-answered.html

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  28. hello sir...in part 2 of DAT (Mdes) exam, If we are asked to draw 2 human figures on given scene then are we restricted to draw only 2 ?
    and what is the size of answersheet for that part do you have any idea?

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    1. Why do u wish to take the extra mile of introducing additional characters? You could instead prefer to focus and give preference to refine the asked no. of characters, right? If they mentioned, I would stick to that coz a person like me prefers to meet their needs.
      The utilisation of the given space/page for drawing determines the ability of the person. So stick to the space they provide, usually it will be A4 or even half page for some specific ques

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  29. its being pleasure and of great help learning from here sir,can we have few mock test for 2018 ceed out here sir,as no free mock test are provided in any site

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    1. regardless of year, ceed previous years mock tests are always applicable. Try them. Also, uceed papers (prev as well as mocks) are very good for CEED practice. Will try to add more if time permits.

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  30. Sir,I completed bachelors of architecture,I'm planning to do Masters in top colleges like SPA,CEPT,IIT .Now i started preparing GATE 2019 exam ,and gonna write CEED as well as NID for M.des . I don't have an idea for preparing CEED exam ,NID.My CGPA for B.arch is 8.58 , I want to study either M.arch or M.Des in top college . Guide me sir .. please.....

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    1. Taking and aiming for too many exams will always confuse you. Aim for 3-4 exams but try other exams too. For you, I suggest M.Arch, urban planning and related courses. As a backup you can keep CEED.

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  31. Practice test - 2 Numerical (downloadable) in resources for CEED not working

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  32. Hey.. You are doing a really great job.. Thanks for helping. 😊

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  33. this is so useful thankyou so much ..

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