CEED Syllabus 2021: Part A & Part B

CEED Syllabus 2021: IIT Bombay has prescribed a particular syllabus for CEED (Common Entrance Examination for Design). The syllabus of the exam will include the name of subjects, topics, and chapters from which the questions will be asked in the exam. CEED Syllabus describes the wide areas that a candidate should know about to score good marks in the CEED Exam. Understanding of CEED Syllabus is important for candidates in order to make better preparation strategy so that they can score high in the exam. The syllabus will be divided into two parts i.e. Part A & Part B. In the part -A questions will be based on Visualization and Spatial Ability, Analytical and Logical Reasoning, Environmental and Social Awareness, Language and Creativity, Design Thinking and Problem Solving and Observation and Design Sensitivity. The Syllabus of Part B will include the content of Creativity, Drawing, Communication Skills and Analytical & Problem Solving Skills. Candidates are advised to go through the CEED complete syllabus of both parts and prepare accordingly.

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CEED Syllabus 2021

The details of CEED Syllabus 2021 for Part- A

Topic nameDescription
Environmental and Social AwarenessGeneral awareness of environmental factors such as population, climate, water, vegetation, weather, pollution, natural resources etc., and their implications on the design of products, images, infrastructure and environment along with the awareness of design terminologies, social and cultural connection with design, history of the designed artefact, and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses, History of art, sculpture and literature.
Language and CreativityThe ability to understand passages in commonly used English language. Ability to distinguish innovative options and think out of the box, Ability to think creatively in terms of alternatives
Design thinking and Problem SolvingThe ability to understand the context, the users and constraints and select the most appropriate solution for a given design problem.
Analytical and Logical ReasoningAbility to analyze given information logically and select the most appropriate solutions. Arguments or solutions against appropriate criteria, Ability to weigh opinions. Ability to use logic and structured thinking to deduce from a short passage, which of a number of statements is the most accurate response to a posed question.
Visualization and Spatial AbilityPictorial and diagrammatic questions to test the understanding of transformation and or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships.
Observation and Design SensitivityAbility to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes. Ability to detect concealed properties in day to day life and think critically about them.

The details of CEED Syllabus 2021 for Part- B

Name of the topicDescription
CreativityAbility to think out of the box and come up with unique as well as varied solutions.
Communication SkillsAbility to communicate concepts and ideas clearly with the help of text and visuals.
Analytical and Problem Solving SkillsAbility 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.
DrawingAbility to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective, and shading



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