CEED 2018 NEWS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE/OFFLINE TEST
January 20, 2018 was the day that decided the fate of thousands of students appearing for the design entrance exam called CEED. This 3 hours paper shows whether a design aspirant has what it takes to get admission for Master in Design (M.Des) course offered at IITs and IISc.
Answer key released for CEED 2018 Part A. See Below:
|Question Paper||Answer Key|
Students can check the answer key via online mode only. The official answer key will be published at www.ceed.iitb.ac.in. The answer key will include all the answers to the questions in the question paper. Answer key will be released for both the papers i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2. After the completion of the entrance exam, the answer key soon will be released by the examination authority.
Answer key help students to check their answers and examine their marks secured in the online entrance examination. For calculating the scores students have to strictly follow the marking scheme. The answer key will be published in PDF format only.
Following steps help students to easily download the CEED 2018 Answer Key:
The final answer key will be released in the 1st week of February 2018. To challenge CEED Answer Key, students have to submit their challenges only through an:
CEED Examination is divided into two parts i.e. Part A and Part B. Part A comprises of objective type questions and Part B tests design skills, such as sketching, creativity, logic, and ability to solve innovative solutions. Paper analysis helps students to get familiar with the pattern, difficulty level and type of questions that come in the paper.
Part A, of CEED examination act as a preliminary screening and Part B of the exam is checked manually for those candidates who qualify the objective type questions in Part A.
CEED 2018 – Part-A Paper Analysis
|Type of Questions||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Reactions of Candidates|
|Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions||10||20 marks Negative marking of 0.6 for incorrect answers||Tough. Level of Complexity and time needed was more|
|Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)||10||20 marks No negative marking||Surprising. Questions included general knowledge of design, quantitative aptitude and some questions related to English language|
|Other||30||60 marks with Negative marking of 0.6 for incorrect answers||Tough. Questions were complex and needed a lot of time to solve|
CEED 2018 – Part-B Paper Analysis
|PART B Sections||Type of Questions||Total Marks||Details of Questions||Reaction of Candidates|
|Compulsory Part||Memory Drawing Questions||30 Marks||Candidates had to sketch 8 to 10 products along with 2 human figures in proper perspective, with full shading and good line works||Shocker to most candidates as earlier CEED papers had only 3 to 5 such products to be drawn.|
|Sketching of Ideas||20 marks||Candidates had to sketch 5 ideas for a mind reading device.||Reasonable with adequate time. Many could solve this in 15 to 20 minutes with plenty of creative ideas.|
|Writing Skills||10 marks||Candidates had to write 2 creative, but distinct stories based on the 3 keywords that were provided||Easy section. Most candidates felt they did right in this one|
|Optional||Designing||50 marks||Questions were based onProduct design, Visual communication, Interaction design and Animation||Lack of time though easy.|
Cut off marks are the minimum marks required by the candidate in order to clear the examination. Students who score less than the cut off marks will not be eligible for admission. CEED 2018 Cut off will be published by IIT Bombay. On the basis of the cut off marks the authority will prepare merit list.
Cut off will be decided on the basis of various factors which are as following:
The examination authority will release the category wise cut offs. Cut off will be different for different categories. For shortlist, the OBC-NCL category candidate the cut off will be 90% of the open category. On the other hand, the cut off for SC, ST, and PwD categories shortlisted candidates will be 50% of the open category. So, to get a seat in the institution, students should meet the minimum qualifying marks.
The following table shows the minimum percentage of marks required in Part A:
|Category||Minimum percentage of marks required in Part A for shortlisting candidates|
|SC/ ST/ PWD||5%|
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