CEED 2018
Common Entrance Exam for Design 2018 CEED 2018 was conducted by IIT Bombay on Saturday, January 20, 2018 in 21 cities acrosss the country. This year a total of 6,423 candidates registered and 5,507 candidates appeared for the exam. Of these, 1,003 candidates qualified. The top-ranked candidate is Ms. AFSHAAR of Bengaluru with a CEED score of 77.53. She is followed by Ms. HIMANI ABHAY DESHPANDE from Thane in the second rank with a CEED score of 75.08, and Mr. AKSHAY ARVIND KAMTHE from Pune in the third rank with a CEED score of 71.42.

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The results of the CEED 2018 exam have been declared. Qualified candidates can now download their Score Cards.

Important Dates

Online registration with regular fee

October 9 – November 12, 2017

Online registration with late fee

November 13 – 17, 2017

Admit card available for download

January 1, 2018 onwards

Date of examination

Saturday, January 20, 2018, 10:00 to 13:00 hours

Release of draft answer key for Part A

January 27, 2018

Last date of sending comments about draft answer key for Part A

January 31, 2018

Release of final answer key for Part A

February 4, 2018

Declaration of result

March 7, 2018

Score card available for download

March 7, 2018


The CEED examination will be conducted in two parts. All candidates must answer both the parts.

Part A is a computer-based screening test. It evaluates visualization and spatial ability, environmental and social awareness, analytical and logical reasoning, language and cretivity, observation and design sensitivity. Candidates who are shortlisted in Part A using the method mentioned in the brochure will qualify for the evaluation of Part B.

Part B evaluates drawing, ceativity, communication skills and analytical and problem solving skills. Part B scores will be calculated using the method mentioned in the brochure.

The final CEED score will be calculated by giving 25% weightage to marks obtained in Part A marks and 75% weightage to scores obtained in Part B.


Please download and read the CEED 2018 brochure, which contains important information, including:

  • Information about CEED 2018
  • Important dates
  • Examination cities
  • Programmes
  • Eligibility
  • Registration form and documents required
  • Admit card
  • Syllabus
  • Requirements on the day of the examination
  • Result
  • Format for certificate from Principal of the college / Head of the department
  • Format for OBC NCL certificate
  • Format for PwD certificate

Registration Form

CEED Registration Form must be submitted through the online registration website. Please read the information given in the brochure before filling out the form.

Examination Cities

Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Thiruvananthapuram, Trissur and Vishakhapatnam


CEED qualified students are eligible to apply for the MDes and PhD programmes in various institutes. The CEED 2018 score is valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of the result.

Please note that a CEED score does NOT guarantee admission. A candidate must apply to respective institutes for admission and fulfill other requirements such as tests and interviews of the respective design departments. Admitting Institutes will also verify the eligibility, the category certificates and other documents along with the CEED score.

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. The CEED office, IIT Bombay is not in a position to provide information in this regard.

For 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. Information on the programmes may also be obtained from websites of the respective institutes as listed below. Revisit these pages from time to time for updates.

These Institutes are participating in CEED 2018:

In addition to the participating Institutes listed above, CEED 2018 results will also be shared with these Institutes, which will allot some seats in their MDes programmes for admission through CEED 2018 for the academic year 2018-2019:

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

Result Declaration

CEED result will be displayed on this website on March 7, 2018.

The CEED 2018 score card can be downloaded from March 7, 2018 from this website. It is valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of the result. The CEED 2018 score card cannot be treated as a proof of date of birth, category or disability status.


CEED enquiries may be addressed to:

JEE (Advanced)-UCEED-CEED 2018
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Mumbai 400076


+91 22 2576 4063 / 9093 / 9094
(Mon to Fri 09:30 – 17:30 hrs)