Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT B) has issued notification for Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED – 2012) for admission into design courses for the academic year 2012-13. All the leading IITs and IISc Bangalore offer design programmes. The main objective of CEED Entrance Examination is to assess the candidate’s aptitude for design, drawing skills, logical reasoning, visual skills, creativity and communication skills. CEED is an all India level examination for admission into the following Post Graduate programmes in design:
1) Master of Design Programmes (M.Des.)
a) IISc Bangalore: M.Des. in Product Design and Engineering
b) IIT Bombay: M.Des. in the specializations of Industrial Design, Visual Communication, Animation, Interaction Design, Mobility and Vehicle Design.
c) IIT Kanpur: M.Des. in Industrial Design
d) IIT Delhi: M.Des. in Industrial Design
e) IIT Guwahati: M.Des. in Design
IITs and IISc consider GATE scores also for admission into these programmes. Following are some more programmes offered by these institutes through CEED:
1) Ph.D Programmes in Design (Offered at IISc Bangalore and IIT Bombay); Eligibility: Applicants must have Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Architecture / Design/ Interior Design or equivalent. Candidates with Professional Diploma in Design (NID / CEPT or equivalent of 4 years duration after 10+2 also can apply. Candidates with B.F.A. (4 year professional programme offered after 10+2) OR G.D. Art (5 year programme after 10th) with at least one year professional experience and Master’s degree in Arts / Science / Computer Applications are also eligible to apply. There is no age limit for CEED. A candidate can appear any number of times.
Application procedure: Interested candidates can apply online through CEED website at http://www.iitb.ac.in/gate. You can apply online at http://www.iitb.ac.in/ceedapp/ceedAdmissionLinks.jsp . Last date to apply online is 7th October 2011. Last date for the receipt of application print outs with required documents is 14th October 2011. Application fee is Rs.950/- (Rs.475/- for SC/ ST/ PD candidates). Address to contact: GATE Office, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mubai 400 076, Phone: 022-25767068. CEED 2012 Exam date is 04 December 2011. Test will be conducted at Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mumbai, and Roorkee. CEED 2012 results will be announced on 20th January 2012.