CEED 2020 Counselling

Zemima Khan Updated On: 14 Oct, 2019 10:54 IST

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CEED 2020 Counselling

CEED 2020 counselling process is conducted only after the CEED result declaration. Those who qualify the CEED exam will be shortlisted for counselling and can check their counselling dates on the official portal of CEED 2020. It is necessary for every candidate to take their original and photocopies of mandatory documents such as CEED scorecard, CEED admit card and certificates at the time of counselling. If any candidate fails to carry the required documents and certificates for counselling, they will not be considered eligible for admission. 

Counselling of CEED 2020 will involve the following:

  • Design Aptitude Test Screening
  • Personal interview

Design Aptitude Test Screening:

After qualifying the CEED 2020, shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Design Aptitude Test Screening.

Personal interview:

After qualifying in Design Aptitude Test Screening, candidates will have to participate in a personal interview round. After clearing all the formalities, candidates will then be selected for their desired course and institutes.

Important Dates of CEED 2020 Counselling

The tentative important CEED 2020 counselling dates are given in the table below. The candidates must note that the important dates of the CEED 2020 counselling process in the table below are based on the previous year CEED counselling schedule available on the official CEED website.



Availability of CEED 2020 Result and Scorecard

March 2020

Beginning of CEED 2020 Counselling Process


Seat Allotment Process


Outline of CEED 2020 Counselling Procedure

The outline of the CEED 2020 counselling procedure is given below:

  1. Notification regarding Masters in Design and PhD admission issued by each Institute must be, first of all, checked by the candidates

  2. Every individual institute will have its own eligibility criteria. Thus the candidates are recommended to go through the eligibility criteria of the institute they are targetting and also check if they qualify the eligibility criteria of that particular institute

  3. The path leading to the admission will be filled with various checkpoints like entrance exam, interview and some additional selection rounds

  4. The eligibility of the candidates regarding their participation in the CEED 2020 counselling process will be determined on the basis of their performance in the CEED 2020 entrance test

  5. If selected for the interview round, the shortlisted candidates have to pay the amount required

Steps Involved in the CEED 2020 Selection Process

Mentioned below are the steps which will be involved in the CEED 2020 selection process:

Step 1: Screening of CEED Scores

  • The candidates’ chances of getting selected in their desired Institute is directly proportional to the marks they score in the CEED 2020 entrance exam

  • The scores obtained by the candidates will be scrutinized precisely by the exam conducting authority

  • Candidates with higher scores will be preferred and will receive an invitation to take part in the next round of the selection process

Step 2: Design Aptitude Test

  • The Design Aptitude Test (DAT) will be conducted individually by each Institute

  • Shortlisted candidates from the Score Screening round will appear in this test

  • The decision regarding who or how many will qualify for the Interview round will be taken after the conclusion of the test

  • Good scores in the Design Aptitude Test will propel the candidates towards the Interview round

Step 3: Interview

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay authorities will prepare a merit list based on the scores obtained by the candidates in the Design Aptitude Test (DAT) round

  • The eligible candidates will be called up for the Interview round

  • Only 10% of the total candidates who will apply for the CEED 2020 entrance exam will qualify the DAT round to be selected for the Interview round

Documents Required in CEED 2020 Counselling

  • Qualifying candidates must carry original and photocopy of scorecard on the counselling day. 

  • Qualifying candidates must carry their 5 recent Passport size colour photographs. 

  • Qualifying candidates must carry their original and photocopy of Caste certificate (if applicable). 

  • Qualifying candidates must carry their original and photocopy of class 10th, and 12th mark sheet and CEED exam result 

  • Government-issued Aadhar card, Voter ID card or other identity proofs etc. are also required for verification on the counselling day.

CEED 2020 Participating Institutes

Following are the Participating Institutes of CEED 2020:

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