CEED 2021: Eligibility, Colleges Admitting, Result date, Cut-Off

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Bombay (IIT Bombay) Indian Institute of Technology conducts a Standard Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) to admit MDesign candidates and Ph.D. programs offered in colleges that accept CEED scores. More than 5,000 students attend the CEED review every year. Two parts A and B are part of the CEED test. The pattern of the test by CEED involves objective-type questions in part A and subjective questions in part B of that exam (to be attempted in offline mode). Section B of the CEED review has concerns about applicant skills in design, drawing, and writing. A screening test is part A of the CEED review.

CEED 2021: Eligibility Criteria, Colleges Admitting, Conducting Body, Result, Cut-Off, Dates

CEED 2021 Eligibility Criteria: CEED 2021 criteria, as stated in IIT Bombay, states that the candidates should have finished their graduation/diploma/postgraduate program for at least 3 years following 10+2 level or that the final exam of such a program by July 2021 should be given by candidates. Besides these conditions, if the applicants have completed the GD Arts diploma program by July 2021, they are also qualified to take the CEED test. CEED testing is subject to no age limitations.

Colleges Admitting CEED 2021 Scores for Admissions



IISc Bangalore

Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing

IIT Bombay

Industrial Design Centre (IDC)

IIT Delhi

Department of Design

IIT Guwahati

Department of Design

IIT Hyderabad

Department of Design

IIITDM Jabalpur

Design Discipline

IIT Kanpur

Design Programme

The list of institutes that share outcomes of CEED 2021 is given below:



Tezpur University


World University of Design (WUD)


Jain (Deemed-to-be-University)


Shiv Nadar University

Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR

Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology


Lovely Professional University (LPU)

Phagwara, Punjab

Central Institute of Technology (CIT)


UPES School of Design Studies


Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI)


Vishwakarma University


School of Planning and Architecture


School of Architecture & Interior Design, SRM Institute of Science & Technology


Delhi Technological University

New Delhi

JK Lakshmipat University


CEED 2021 Conducting Body: IIT Bombay is the conducting body of CEED. Founded in the year 1958, IIT Bombay is a public engineering and research institution located in Powai, Mumbai, India. The institute is well-known for offering various programs in Science and Technology at the undergraduate, postgraduate as well as doctoral level.

CEED 2021 Important Dates:



CEED 2021 Online Registration Starts

September 9, 2020

CEED Online Registration Ends

November 10, 2020 

CEED 2021 Online Registration with late fee

November 17, 2020

CEED 2021 Admit Card Availability Date

January 1, 2021

CEED 2021 Exam Date

January 17, 2021 (9 AM-12 PM)

Release of CEED 2021 Draft Answer Key for Part A

January 21, 2021

Deadline for Sending Comments About CEED 2021 Draft Answer Key for Part A

January 24, 2021

Release of CEED 2020 Final Answer Key for Part A

January 31, 2021 (Out)

CEED 2020 Results Date

March 8, 2021

CEED 2020 Scorecard Availability

To be Announced

CEED Result 2021: CEED results will be published online on 8 March. In addition, the CEED scorecard can also be downloaded for one year from the date of the results announcement. This is valid for one year. Information of candidate names, roll number, score or marks earned by the candidates for the entrance test shall be included in the CEED 2021 results.

CEED Cut off 2021: CEED 2021 cut-offs of Part-A mark for candidates in the open group µ + (σ 2) = δ where µ and σ are the average and normal differentials in mark distribution achieved by all candidates in the CEED 2021 Part-A. 5 PwD, where the OPEN group cut-off point is. CEED cutoff 2021 are minimum marks set by the examining authority to be obtained for admission by the applicant. If applicants do not meet the minimum marks they are not entitled to be admitted to the design program.

Minimum Qualifying Percentage - Part A

Minimum percentage of marks in Part A to be shortlisted for Part B)

  • Open/General- 10%
  • OBC- 9%
  • SC/ST/PWD- 5%
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