CEED Eligibility Criteria 2024: Know the eligibility requirements for CEED 2024

Author : Aparna

Updated On : November 10, 2023


Summary: Candidates who wish to study Master’s in Design from IIT Bombay must fulfill the CEED eligibility criteria 2024. Those who fail to meet the requirements will not be allowed to participate in the selection process. 

IIT Bombay has announced the CEED eligibility criteria for the 2024 session.

Candidates who wish to apply for the examination have to ensure that they adhere to all eligibility factors. As per the official notification, there is no minimum age limit to write the examination.

Qualifying for the CEED examination will help to get admission to the M.Des course offered by coveted IITs and other design schools. 

IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee, and IIITDM Jabalpur are popular colleges that participate in the CEED entrance examination.

In this article, we have discussed the details related to the CEED exam eligibility criteria, age limit, reservation policy, and more.

CEED Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates wishing to appear in the upcoming exam must qualify for CEED eligibility as prescribed by IIT Bombay.

We have discussed the complete details surrounding the same in the section below:

Age Limit

There is no age limit to write or appear in the CEED 2024 examination as per the eligibility criteria for CEED exam. 

Educational Qualification

As per the CEED eligibility criteria 2024, the candidate should have completed a degree/diploma/postgraduate degree program from a recognized university. This can be for at least three years (after the 10+2 level). Candidates pursuing the final year course from any college can write the CEED exam only if the result is declared before the document verification round. 

Read more: CEED Syllabus 2024

Creativedge Results

Creativedge Results

Maximum Attempts

Candidates can attempt the examination if they qualify for the requirements, as per the CEED participating universities. 

Scribe Qualification

The orthopedically or visually impaired candidates will be allowed to have a scribe facility to appear in part A of the CEED examination. The candidates will be required to follow the following rules to get a scribe:

  • They have to mention that they belong to the PWD category in the application form.
  • The scribe shall be provided to the candidates by the authorities themselves.

Refer: CEED Preparation Books 2024

CEED Reservation 2024

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) have prescribed the reservation policy for the CEED 2024 examination. As per this policy, the seats have been reserved for candidates in the reserved category. Go through the section to understand the same:

  • Scheduled Castes (SC): 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST): 7.5%
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC): 27%
  • Economically Weaker Sections (EWS): 10%

Know more: CEED Colleges 2024

CEED Eligibility Criteria 2024 for Foreign Nationals

Foreign nationals are also allowed to participate in the CEED 2024 examination only if they have eligibility. IIT Bombay has prescribed a set of rules under the CEED eligibility that has to be qualified by the candidates. Check out the same below:

  • Candidate should have completed 10+2+3 years (or 10+2+4 years) in any stream 
  • Candidate must have a diploma in the design of 4 years after 10th or 3 years after 10+2
  • They must have a valid passport and should be at least 18 years of age as on July 1, 2024

Check: CEED Admit Card 2024

NID, NIFT, UCEED & CEED 2024 Masterclass

NID, NIFT, UCEED & CEED 2024 Masterclass

CEED 2024 Eligibility Criteria for IIT Bombay

Candidates who wish to be admitted to IIT Bombay have to qualify for the basic standards prescribed by the CEED college.

The college has notified the aggregate percentage for both unreserved and reserved categories that can be checked in the section below:

Category CEED IIT Bombay Eligibility
Unreserved  55% or equivalent grades in the qualifying degrees
Reserved 50% or equivalent grades in the qualifying degrees

Refer: CEED Question Paper 2024


In conclusion, candidates willing to get admission under the CEED examination must qualify for the eligibility criteria of CEED 2024 notified by the authorities. Only those who meet all the standards can write the examination.

Check: CEED 2024 Preparation

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the age limit for the CEED exam?

How many IIT colleges are participating in the CEED exam?

What is the basic educational qualification for the CEED course?

Is there any scribe facility for the PwDB candidates appearing in the CEED exam?

What is the reservation policy in the CEED exam for the OBC category?


Toprankers, launched in 2016, is India’s most preferred digital counselling & preparation platform for careers beyond engineering & medicine. We envision to build awareness and increase the success rate for lucrative career options after 12th. We offer best learning practices and end-to-end support to every student preparing for management, humanities, law, judiciary & design entrances.


: support@toprankers.com


: +91-7676564400

Social Channels

App Badge

Chat to Toprankers Team