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CEED Exam Coaching and Preparation 2021/2022 for CEED Entrance Exam at SILICA

CEED is the Common Entrance Examination for Design. It is a national level entrance exam to get admission to postgraduate courses like M.Des or PhD. If you crack the CEED exam, you can enroll for a Masters in Design program offered at IIT-Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kanpur, IISC Bangalore, and IITDM-Jabalpur.

Phase 1: CEED (Common Entrance Exam in Design) – written exam in November

Phase 2: Written Application to IITs/IISCs – in March

Phase 3: Written Test, Interview and Studio Test at IIT/IISC – in April

CEED Entrace Exam Eligibility: 55% marks in qualifying exam. Qualifying exams are different for each stream of specialization.

Eligibility criteria for CEED entrance examination

Those candidates looking to give CEED entrance exam in 2021 must have:-

  • Completed a degree / diploma / post graduate degree programme of minimum 3 years (after 10+2 level)
  • Appearing for the final examination of such a program by July 2021, Passed the GD Arts diploma programme (10+5 level) by July 2021.
  • Eligibility criteria for admission to various institutes usually differ from the eligibility criteria for appearing for CEED. Therefore, before applying for CEED, candidates must check whether they fulfil the eligibility criteria for admission to those institutes.
  • No age limit to appear for CEED.
  • A candidate can appear for CEED any number of times.

The next edition of CEED exam is scheduled in the year 2021. If you are looking to undertake CEED preparation, join the CEED coaching classes at SILICA. Know more about the CEED details like eligibility, question pattern, CEED syllabus and more.

Why join SILICA CEED Coaching Program?

SILICA is one of the leading design coaching institutes in India offering CEED exam coaching classes in Mumbai and several other locations in India. The team of professionals and design experts aim to provide the best design education to all the design aspirants who want to make it big in the design field. Many years of combined experience of the team here at SILICA is an advantage for those who are looking to clear the CEED exam in 2021 with ease.

SILICA CEED Course Details

SILICA Course Details 2 Term Course1 Term Course
Ideal for 2nd or 3rd year Graduating students Final year students or Graduates
Total Duration 52 classes (208 hrs) 37 classes (148 hrs)
Class frequency 4 hrs / once a week 4 hrs / once a week
Installment facility available? Yes Yes

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Course Content

SILICA courses are designed and created by NID, NIFT, IIT-IDC alumni with deep experience in teaching. The course includes coaching for other design schools like MIT, SRISHTI entrance exams.

SILICA Course Modules2 Term Course 1 Term Course
Drawing and Design Foundation 22 classes (88 hrs) 11 classes (48 hrs)
3D Design & Material Handling 6 classes (24 hrs) -
Design Specialization – CD / ID / Others 8 classes (32 hrs) 8 classes (32 hrs)
Test series (8 sample papers) 6 classes (24 hrs) 6 classes (24 hrs)
Spl Coaching for Other Design Schools(MIT, SRISHTI, SID) 5 classes (20 hrs) 5 classes (20 hrs)
Spl Workshop for Phase 2 preparation(NID, MIT, SRISHTI, SID) 5 classes (20 hrs) 5 classes (20 hrs)
Total 52 classes (208 hrs) 35 classes (140 hrs)

*Note- Students who have completed BFA or B.Arch can opt out of the Drawing & Design Foundation module

Module nameModule description and contents
Drawing & Design Foundation Developing skills in design principles, human figure drawing, perspective, isometric drawing, compositions, object drawings.
3D Design & Material Handling Students explore visualization and design thinking through 3D Designing. Students explore different materials and create 3D models. Learning this medium helps students understand design in the real 3D world and then replicate the 3D representations on paper.
Design Specialization – CD / ID / Others Students undergo comprehensive coaching in their design specialization covering Design Problem Solving, Visual Sense, Observation & Perception, Environmental Awareness, Mental Ability and Communication skills through a range of visual and textual exercises.
Test Series (8 sample papers) SILICA’s test series is uniquely designed for students to improve their performance with each new test attempted. Tests are taken once a week, assessed and feedback provided within the week, so students can improve their attempt in next week’s test. This helps students reach 100% confidence by the time of their exam.
Spl Coaching for Other Design Schools(MIT, SRISHTI, SID) Other design schools like MIT, SRISHTI, SID have their own entrance exams which are largely based on NID’s entrance exam but have subtle differences. This special coaching, conducted just before these entrance exams, focuses on these differences and equips students to handle them successfully. SILICA students astounding success at MIT, SRISHTI, SID exams is testament to effectiveness of these workshops.
Spl Workshop for Phase 2 Preparation (NID, MIT, SRISHTI, SID) SILICA’s Phase 2 workshop is created and conducted by alumni of NID, NIFT and IIT-IDC. The workshop covers studio test coaching and last 5 years exercises, interview training & mock interviews and portfolio arrangement & mock presentations. The highlight is a home coaching DVD pack which all students receive which is easy to learn and students can practice 24x7 from home.

About CEED

Silica is the most trusted name when it comes to coaching for the IIT CEED (Common Entrance Examination for Design) and Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) entrance examination. If you are looking for the best UCEED & CEED entrance exam coaching, Silica is the right and obvious choice for you. Offering the best knowledge training and learning excellence. We help you stay prepared to succeed in the CEED exam. By choosing Silica, you can get assured of the best UCEED & CEED coaching classroom programs along with the best CEED crash course, study materials, online mock test, and extensive coaching material for the CEED entrance examination.

CEED Entrance Exam

CEED or Common Entrance Examination for Design is a common exam for postgraduates who are seeking admission in technological design colleges in India. The exam takes place on an annual basis and is jointly conducted at all the IIT and IISc campuses in the country. Some of the most prestigious institutions in the country such as IIT, Srishti Institute of Art, Vellore Institute of Technology and Central Institute of Technology accept CEED scores, and some institutes might have additional tests or interviews of their own to follow up the CEED exam. After clearing the CEED exam, candidates are eligible to apply for M.Des/PhD programmes in colleges that provide these courses. The CEED scores are valid for a period of one year and post that, candidates will require to re-take the exam to be eligible for admission. There are many CEED entrance exam preparation coaching classes available to train students for the exam.

CEED Eligibility

It is advisable for candidates to check their eligibility before applying for the CEED exam. Candidates who have completed their bachelor's degree/diploma/ post-graduate degree or the GD Arts diploma programme (10+5 level) before or during the year of applying for CEED are eligible to write the exam. Candidates must take the CEED preparation time into consideration before applying and consider joining CEED coaching to improve their chances of getting higher scores. There is no limit to the number of times an individual can apply for the exam.

CEED Exam Pattern

The exam will be conducted in English and will happen in two parts, Part A and Part B, which last one hour and two hours respectively, making the exam a total of three hours. Only students who clear Part A are eligible to sit for Part B. Part A has negative markings. Students are questioned in the following areas -

  • Their proficiency in drawing
  • Their communication aptitude
  • Their rational interpretation

A lot of aspiring candidates opt for CEED coaching classes that have specifically designed programmes for the CEED exam.

Why CEED Coaching at Silica?

Many candidates take up coaching classes during their time of preparation for CEED. At Silica, we offer the Best CEED Coaching in India as our teaching faculty is made up of alumni from some of the most prestigious Indian institutions such as NID, NIFT, and IIT-IDC. Our course is perfect for students who are in the second and third year of their courses and are planning to take the CEED exam for their higher studies.

We have a detailed course that covers in-depth all the topics that are included in the CEED exam, over a period of 37-52 classes, depending on the time of joining. However, we recommend that students join earlier to get more time for preparation. Our CEED Entrance preparation classes take place once a week for a period of 3-4 hours and can be paid for in instalments.

The classes are divided into different modules, that give special attention to all the sections of the CEED exam. Each student is given personalized attention and the experienced faculty is there to clear all their doubts and queries.

The syllabus also includes tests and practice question papers that are gathered from previous years or specially curated by our faculty who has many years in the industry, and these tests help the students to get familiar with the type of questions they can expect in the exam and how to tackle them within the given time frame.

CEED 2021/2022 coaching Classes at Silica

The CEED 2021 exam will take place in the third week of January 2021, and right now is the perfect time for aspiring students to opt for CEED 2021 Entrance classes and make sure that their scores noticeably stand out from their competition. With offices in all major towns in India like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Indore, Nagpur, Kanpur, Nashik & Aurangabad, call our office today to inquire about our CEED coaching classes for 2021.

Application and Coaching Time

*New batch starts every month
*Classes are conducted on weekends or weekdays at convenient times

For more Information   Call 08080809198

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7/190 Nageshwar Tower, 4th floor Swaroop Nagar, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India- 208002.

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Rohit Bhawan, 4th Floor, A, Sapru Marg, Hazratganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001.

Phone: 9532351990

Teaching Methodology at SILICA

The teaching methodology at SILICA is at par with any of the leading education brands across the country. Special focus on design inspiration, design concepts and other industry standard elements are offered to students. Over the years, the mentors have helped a large number of students to achieve their aim of cracking the CEED entrance exam. The end goal of the institute is to assist students through their journey untill they become well know professionals in the design world.

The top-rated study material for CEED preparation 2021 is available at SILICA Institute. The other preparation strategies other than brilliant classroom training includes updated mock tests as per the latest exam pattern and updated knowledge on CEED topics which are currently important and other CEED resources. Special attention is given for the practical drawing section of CEED exam with comprehensive workshop. The mentors also assist you in developing the best interview design portfolio.

There are many success stories which were created by the students mentored by SILICA. From the average to the brilliant, all get equal measure of mentoring as well. Various branches of SILICA Institute are located in Mumbai, Nashik, Pune, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Kanpur, Indore and Bangalore. Join one of our coaching centres and see how it makes a difference to your CEED exam results. You can enroll at SILICA in Mumbai and crack the CEED exam in 2021.

CEED Exam: Question Paper Pattern 2021

The first step of achieving success in CEED exam is to learn the question paper pattern well and do your preparation accordingly. The CEED exam question paper is divided into 3 sections as given below:-

NAT - The Numerical Aptitude Test as the name suggests is to test your skills at aptitude. It contains 8 questions with no negative marking.

MSQ - The Multiple Select Questions section contains 10 questions. There are four choices given out of which one or more than one choice has to be selected as the answer.

MCQ -There are 23 Multiple Choice Questions where 4 choices will be given. Out of the four options, you have to select the one right answer.

Syllabus for CEED 2021/2022

CEED exam syllabus 2021 is always divided into two parts. Before you begin the CEED preparation 2021, it is important that you understand the topic in which you are strong.

Part A contains the following topics:-

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While there are many CEED coaching centers across India, SILICA provides the best classes for the CEED examination. Whether it is about the best classroom coaching or reliable study material, it helps the aspirants with their CEED preparation in many ways.

The competition among CEED aspirants to make it to the merit list has intensified over the last few years. As a result, one needs to look beyond self-study. Being exam-ready plays a decisive role in one’s chances of cracking the competitive examination. This is where CEED coaching classes come to the fore. Attending the coaching classes at a reputed institute enables students to ensure a thorough CEED preparation. It improves their chances of cracking the examination when they take it.

CEED coaching enables aspirants to enhance their preparation. How well one would fare in the CEED entrance examination depends on one’s CEED preparation. By attending coaching classes, one gets individual attention, guidance and tips, doubt-clearing sessions, notes and study material, and more. These elements cover all ends of an aspirant’s needs for the examination and boost their confidence. As a result, they perform when they take the exam.

Yes, it helps aspirants in many ways to enhance their CEED preparation. The definition of CEED coaching has changed over the last few years. That’s precisely where reputed institutes such as SILICA play an important role. Alongside the best coaching, it also monitors the performance of aspirants from time to time. Keeping track of their performance helps faculty members identify the problem areas and work on them to make them exam-ready. It helps the aspirants of the CEED examination crack the competitive examination with ease.

CEED 2021 Phase - 1 result was declared on 8th March and the Phase - 2 exams (Discipline wise ) will be announced soon.

  • Admission to MDes program at IITs is on the basis of the candidate’s CEED score. Only CEED 2021 qualified students can apply for admission to the MDes program.
  • CEED score will be the only selection criteria for MDes admissions at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIITDM Jabalpur, IIT Kanpur, IIT Delhi & IISc Bangalore.
  • After qualifying, candidates must apply to the respective institutes for admission and fulfill other requirements such as tests and / or interviews of the respective institutes to become eligible for admission.
  • The announcement for admission to the postgraduate programmes in design CEED 2021 will be notified separately by these institutes.

Note: Candidates are advised to visit the websites of respective institutes for information and application procedure for the programmes.

Application Process:

The application process has the following key steps:

  • Register and apply through common IIT Bombay Admissions Portal
  • Upload digital copies of relevant documents
  • Pay application processing fee
  • Submit priority order for choice of institutes
  • Detailed instructions are provided within the online application portal.

CEED scores as also accepted for admission to MDes programs by Other Design Institutes as follows:

1. Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar
2. Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab
3. Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru
4. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
5. Jain (Deemed to be University), Bangalore
6. World University of Design, Delhi NCR
7. Department Of Design, Shiv Nadar University, UP
8. ISDI School Of Design & Animation, Mumbai
9. Vishwakarma University, Pune
10. School of Planning & Architecture, Bhopal

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