CEED Important Dates

Important Dates Of CEED Exam

On Sunday, 18th January 2009

(Time: 14:00 to 17:00)
Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) is an all India Examination conducted by IIT Bombay, on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.CEED is a qualifying examination for admission toMaster of Design (M.Des.) Programmes at IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati and IIT Kanpur, and Ph.D. Programmes in Design in some of these Institutes, for the Academic Year 2009- 2010.

Commencement of Issue of Application Forms

22nd Sept. 2008

Last Date for Receipt of Completed Offline/ Online Application Forms at the GATE Office IIT Bombay

3rd Nov. 2008

Dispatch of Admit Card

15th Dec. 2008

Date of Examination

18th Jan. 2009

Announcement of Results

6th April 2009


Assessment of aptitude for design, involving visual perception ability, drawing skills, logical reasoning, creativity, and communication skills
Programmes :

  • Master of Design Programmes

    • IISc Bangalore: M.Des. in Product Design and Engineering *
    • IIT Bombay : M.Des. in (i) Industrial Design, (ii) Visual Communication, (iii) Animation, (iv) Interaction Design
    • IIT Delhi: M.Des. in Industrial Design
    • IIT Guwahati : M.Des.
    • IIT Kanpur : M.Des. in Industrial Design *

    (*GATE qualified candidates will also be considered for admission to these programmes).

  • Ph.D Programmes in Design (in some of the above institutes)
    Details may be obtained from respective web sites.

    Admission Procedure :

    • Details of test and interview for admission to be notified separately by the respective institutes.

    • A limited number of assistantships available for candidates with valid CEED/GATE score.

    • Reservations as per Government of India rules applicable at the time of admission.

Address Chairman, CEED
C/o GATE Office, Indian Institute of Technology, Powai, Mumbai 400 076
Phone 022-2576 7068
Fax 022-2572 3706
E-mail gateoffice@cc.iitb.ac.in
Website www.iitb.ac.in/~pge/ceed2k9