CEED Exam Analysis 2018

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 15 Oct, 2018 16:32 IST

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CEED 2018 Exam Analysis

The Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) 2018 was conducted on January 20, 2018 by IIT Bombay from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The duration of the exam was three hours and it was conducted in English language. CEED is divided into two parts - Part A is meant to test candidates for Part B. On the basis of candidates' performance in Part B, the CEED merit list is prepared. While Part A is conducted in online mode, Part B requires the candidates to attempt the examination on an answer sheet. Candidates get an hour to attempt Part A (from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM) and two hours to take Part B (11:00 AM to 1:00 PM ). In Part A, students have to face objective type questions (MCQ, MSQ and NAT). On the contrary, Part B consists of questions that test candidates' designing and sketching ability. Only part B of CEED is considered for preparing the merit list. Only those candidates who have been shortlisted based on part A can take Part B of the examination.

In case candidates face any technical issue at the exam venue, then the exam is conducted again from 2 PM to 5 PM on the same day for the candidates affected in the reserved session.

CEED is conducted for students who wish to pursue M. Des courses offered at the prestigious institutes such as IITs and IISc Bangalore.

CEED 2017 Exam Analysis 

CEED 2017 was conducted on January 22, 2017 from 10 AM to 1 PM by IIT Bombay. The result for the same was announced on March 10, 2017. CEED comprised of two sections containing objective and subjective type questions respectively. Following are the student reactions to the exam.

CEED 2017 Student Reaction

  • According to candidates who appeared for the exam, CEED 2017 was easier than the exam conducted in 2016.
  • Students reported that there was no change in the exam pattern or the marking scheme of CEED 2017.
  • There were lesser number of GK and mathematics questions in the exam, reported a student. Part A of the exam comprised mostly aptitude based questions whereas Part B comprised of drawing based questions.
  • Some of the students reported that the Part B of the exam was a bit lengthy but added that the overall difficulty level of the exam was okay.
  • Haven taken the computer-based test for the first time, some students faced a difficulty of getting used to the exam platform.

Disclaimer: All details related to analysis have been gathered from various sources, and are subject to change. Candidates must cross-check with the official website of the examination before taking a final decision.

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