CEED Syllabus 2022: The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay released the official CEED 2022 syllabus online at ceed.iitb.ac.in/. On September 01, 2021 IIT Bombay announced the CEED 2022 exam schedule along with the updated syllabus. The CEED syllabus for parts A and B has been released separately in two pdfs. Applicants aiming to qualify the CEED 2022 exam are advised to go through the detailed CEED Syllabus PDF available in this article. Every topic from all the subjects of CEED syllabus should be thoroughly covered before the examination. Bookmark the article to know more about the CEED 2022 syllabus.
CEED Syllabus 2022
Applicants searching for CEED 2022 syllabus, can directly download it from this article. CEED 2022 syllabus mentioned in this article covers all the subject wise topics from which possible questions can be framed in the upcoming exam. Check out an overview of CEED 2022 exam in the table mentioned below:
|Name of the Exam||Common Entrance Exam for Design|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|Conducting Body||Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Part A – OnlinePart B – Offline|
|Level of Exam||National|
|Exam Category||Post Graduation Entrance Exam|
CEED 2022 Syllabus and Exam Pattern
Syllabus and Exam Pattern prove very useful while preparing a good exam strategy. Every applicant must thoroughly know the exam pattern and exam syllabus, before appearing for the exam. Applicants can check the exam syllabus and exam pattern for CEED 2022 exam in the tables mentioned below.
CEED 2022 Syllabus – Part A :
|Topics||Type of Questions Asked in CEED Exam|
|Visualisation and Spatial Ability||Pictorial and diagrammatic understanding of transformation |
Pictorial and diagrammatic manipulation of shapes.
2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships.
|Environmental and Social Awareness||General awareness of environmental factors such as: Climate, Population, Water, Vegetation, Pollution, Weather, Natural resources etc.|
Implications of environmental factors on the design of products, images, infrastructure and environment.
Awareness of design terminologies.
Social and cultural connection with the design.
History of the designed artefact.
Socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses.
History of art.Sculpture.
|Analytical and Logical Reasoning||Ability to analyse given information logically and select the most appropriate solutions.|
Ability to weigh opinions, arguments or solutions against appropriate criteria.
Ability to use logic and structured thinking to assume from a short passage.
Ability to conclude the most accurate response to a posed question.
|Language and Creativity||Ability to understand passages in commonly used English language.|
Ability to think creatively in terms of alternatives.
Ability to distinguish innovative options.Ability to think out of the box.
|Design Thinking and Problem Solving||Ability to understand the context.|
Ability to understand the users and the constraints.
Ability to select the most appropriate solution for a given design problem.
|Observation and Design Sensitivity||Ability to detect concealed properties in day to day life and think critically about them.|
Ability to sense the differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes.
CEED 2022 Syllabus – Part B
|Topics||Skills/Ability Tested in CEED Exam|
|Drawing||Ability to draw products, people, or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective and shading.|
|Creativity||Ability to think out-of-the-box and come up with unique as well as diverse solutions.|
|Communication Skills||Ability to communicate concepts and ideas clearly with the help of text and visuals.|
|Analytical and Problem Solving Skills||Ability to understand the user and the context, knowledge of properties of materials and process and their appropriate use in design, originality of solutions, ability to create characters, plots and stories, etc.|
CEED 2022 Exam Pattern
The CEED 2022 Exam pattern is different for Part A and Part B. Both the papers must be completed in 3 hours together. Check out the detailed syllabus for Part A and Part B with the help of the table mentioned below:
|CEED Exam Pattern Particulars||Part A||Part B|
|Number of sections||3||1|
|Number of questions||41||5|
|Type of questions||MCQ, MSQ and NAT||Subjective, drawing|
|Duration||1 hour||2 hours|
|Language of question paper||English||English|
CEED 2022 Question Pattern and Marking scheme
Applicants can know the number of questions divided in each part and the marks allotted to those questions of CEED 2022 exam from the table mentioned below. Apart from this, applicants can also find the marking scheme which can be used while calculating tentative scores using the CEED 2022 provisional answer key.
Part A Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme
|Section||Type of Question||Number of Questions||Marks for each Correct Answer||Marks for each Wrong Answer||Total Marks for each Section|
|I||Numerical Answer Type (NAT)||8||3||0||24|
|II||Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)||10||3||-0.2||30|
|III||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)||23||2||-0.5||46|
Part B Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme
|Topics/Sections||Number of Questions||Marks for each Question|
Important Topics to boost the exam preparation
As of now there are not many resources specifically available for complete CEED preparation. Applicants can cover their entire undergraduate syllabus to be well versed with the types of questions asked in the exam. Applicants can consider studying the following topics for a strong preparation for CEED 2022 exam:
|Important Topics for CEED 2022|
|Creative Writing Skills||Communication Skills||Drawing Ability and Skills|
|Design Concepts||Logical Reasoning||How to Develop Characters|
|Light and Shadow||Logo Design||Perspective Design|
|Problem Identification & Design Problem Solving||Product Designing||Scale and Proportion|
|Basics of Drawing- Lines and Shapes||Colour Theory, Color Schemes and color Compositions||Gradation Chart|
|Still Life Drawings, Eye Levels and Symmetrical Drawing Concepts, Object drawings from everyday life||Human Body Knowledge||Perspective- Types and Usage|
|Anatomy, Proportions and Divisions||Hands and Feets Study||Basic and advanced Human Drawings|
|Human Features||Colour Rendering and Design||Animal and Bird Study|
|Inspirational Design||Grid Collages||Means of Advertisement-Visual Communication|
|Metamorphosis||Compositions||Study of Objects and Lateral Thinking|
|Story Illustrations||Geometrical and Design Exercise||Pictograms and Signage|
|Compositional sense||Sense of proportion||Placement of different figures proportionally|
|Basics of materials and manufacturing processes||Sketching||Interaction Design and Visual Communication|
|Representation techniques||Visual perception||Problem identification & solving|
|Interface design & Product Design||Story telling||Poster, Logo, Character designing|
Books to refer for CEED 2022 preparation
As CEED is an aptitude test, no specific book or reference is currently available for the complete CEED preparation. Applicants can consider solving previous year questions papers and draw conclusions of various topics to be studied accordingly. Applicants can consider the below-mentioned list of books as a reference for different topics covered in CEED 2022 syllabus:
- CEED (M.Des) Study Materials by AFA India
- Seeds for CEED by Bhushan Patil
- Design Drawing by Francis DK Ching
- Rendering in Pen and Ink by Robert Gill
- Perspective Drawing Handbook by Joseph D’Amelio
- Art perception by David Cycleback
- Cracking CEED by Ashok Goel, Arjun Kamal
- CEED (M.Des) Test Series by Trendz Academy
- CEED + NID by AFA India
- Seed for CEED by Patil Bhushan
- CEED Exam Preparation (Advance Course Study Material) by ICR Education
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay) is the conducting body of the CEED exam. CEED, an abbreviation for Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) is conducted every year to admit applicants in Master of Design (MDes) and PhD programs offered by different colleges through CEED scores. Every year, thousands of applicants show up for the CEED test. IIT Bombay conducts this examination on behalf of MHRD. The exam takes place in two parts namely – A and B. Part A is conducted in online CBT mode whereas answers of part B is subjective in nature and take place in pen and paper mode. CEED score is considered for one year from the date of announcement of results.
Q What topics should be covered for CEED 2022 exam preparation?
Ans. Applicants can refer to the above article to know about different topics to be covered in the CEED 2022 exam.
Q Is there any question based on current affairs asked in the CEED test?
A. Yes, applicants can expect a few questions to be asked from current affairs.
Q. Will I be able to finish the CEED 2022 schedule in 5 to 6 months?
A. With an assigned readiness plan, applicants can undoubtedly finish the CEED 2022 syllabus in 6 months. Applicants need to guarantee that they are committed and regularly devote all their time in CEED 2022 preparation.
Q: What was the difficulty level of the CEED 2021 exam ?
A: Easy to Moderate.
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