CEED Preparation | CEED Coaching | SILICA


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

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

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The candidates should have a minimum of 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST) or equivalent grades in the qualifying examination (as listed below):

Industrial Design
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Architecture Design/ Interior Design, or equivalent
• Professional Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT, or equivalent)

Visual Communication/Animation/ Interaction Design

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Architecture/ Design/ Interior Design, or equivalent
• Professional Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or equivalent)
• BFA (4 year Professional programme, after 10+2)
• GD Art (5 years programme after 10th) with one year professional experience
• Master’s degree in Arts/ Science/ Computer Applications

Mobility and Vehicle Design

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Architecture/ Design/ Interior Design or equivalent
• Professional Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or equivalent)
• BFA (4 year Professional programme, after 10+2)


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

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

Call Our CEED Coaching Centers To Get Convenient Batch Timings:

Contact Our Coaching Centers In Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Indore, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nashik & Kanpur To Get Convenient Batch Timings:


Contact Person : Rupa Dhakan
Madhaveshwar CHS, 1st Floor, Flat no. 8, Above Bootmaker, S V Road, Next to Andheri (W) Bus Depot. Mumbai 40 0058.

Phone : 8433932283, 9920219229

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Contact Person :Kavita Redkar
310, Sai Infotech, Station Road, Near Railway Station, Ghatkopar East Mumbai-400077

Phone: 9819646072 , 7045823434

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Charni Road

Contact Person : Jyoti Singh
101, 1st Floor, Anmol Society, French Bridge, Opera House, Mumbai 400 007.

Phone: 7718959202 , 8879295297 , 02223822386

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Contact Person :Kavita Redkar
601, Parmeshwari Plaza, Above HDFC Bank, N.S. Road, Near Mulund West Station

Phone: 9819646072

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Contact Person : Rohini
701, 7th Flr., Realtech Park, Plot No. 39/2, Above LG Showroom, Sector 30A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai.

Phone: 7666807170, (022)27811024

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Contact Person : Shikha
304 & 305 V Star Plaza, Beside Saraswat Bank, Opp: Raj Mahal Hotel, Chandavarkar Lane, Borivali West, Mumbai

Phone: 9029002530 , (022)28936365

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Contact Person : Monal Naik
A1,Madhav Commercial Complex, Station Road, Opp Archies Society, Kalyan (W) - 421301.

Phone: 8433932288 , (0251) 2204498

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Contact Person : Gauri
Jaishree Apts., 3rd Flr., Opp. Alok Restaurant, Gokhale Road.

Phone: 8080607170 , (022)25379610

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Contact Person : Vaishali Rane
D-102, Gurukrupa, N. C, Kelkar Road, Opp.Plaza Cinema, Dadar (West) Mumbai 400 028.

Phone: 8433932282 , (022)24327715

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Mahatma Gandhi Road

Contact Person : Richa Asthana
2nd Floor,Shan Hira Building, Near Canara Bank, Above Titan Showroom M. G. Rd Camp, Pune - 411 001.

Phone: 8433932286 , (020)64007814

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Law College Road

Contact Person : Jayant Pathak
2nd Floor, Reverie Apts, Survey No. 805, Bhandarkar Road, Above Skoda showroom, Deccan, Pune - 411 004.

Phone: 8928022217 , (020)25648181

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Pimpri Chinchwad

Contact Person : Poonam Pandey
Office No 76, 5th Floor Kunal Plaza, Near Chinchwad Station, Mumbai - Pune Highway Road Chinchwad , Pune- 411019

Phone: 8928222210 , (020)46720207

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Contact Person : Mr. Jayant
3rd Floor, Shri Ram Yashoda, SNO 79/1, Next to Orchid School, Balewadi Patha, Baner , Pune- 411045

Phone: 9819646072

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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.