CEED Answer Key 2018

Feb. 2, 2018 821 Gitumoni

CEED Answer Key 2018CEED Answer Key 2018 – IIT Bombay has released the final answer key of CEED 2018 on February 2. The draft answer key of CEED 2018 on January 25, two days before scheduled date. CEED answer key 2018, as well as the question paper, has been made available in PDF format. The answer key is available only for part A of the test and Entrance Corner has provided the link to download the same on this page. Candidates can challenge CEED 2018 answer key till January 31, 2018. To do so, they can send a mail with their objections to the specified email ID by 5 pm on January 31, 2018. CEED 2018, which was held on January 20, consisted of two parts, part A comprising design aptitude type questions and part B with questions to test design, drawing and writing skills of candidates. IIT Bombay will publish the final CEED answer key 2018 on February 4. CEED answer key will help candidates analyse their performance in the exam. Candidates can compare their answers with the ones given in CEED answer key and calculate their expected scores in the exam. Read the article below for process to challenge CEED answer key 2018, link to download, it’s usage and other details.

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CEED Answer Key 2018 - Dates

IIT Bombay has released the dates related to CEED 2018 answer key along with the information brochure. Candidates aspiring to take admission to MDes programmes through the exam can check the schedule pertaining to CEED Answer Key 2018 in the table below:

Dates and events of CEED 2018 Answer Key

CEED answer key events
Important dates
CEED 2018 exam date
January 20, 2018 (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Draft answer key of CEED 2018
January 25, 2018 (Released)
Challenge CEED answer key till
January 31, 2018
Final CEED 2018 answer key
February 2, 2018 (Released)
CEED result 2018
March 5, 2018


How to download CEED Answer Key 2018

IIIT Bombay has uploaded the answer key along with CEED 2018 question paper online in PDF format. Candidates may check the below mentioned step by step process for downloading CEED answer key 2018.

  • Click on the link provided on this page

  • Click on the appropriate links for the question paper and answer key

  • Download CEED answer key 2018 displayed on screen and save it

How to challenge CEED Answer Key 2018

Candidates may challenge the answer key of CEED 2018 by sending a mail to ceed@iitb.ac.in. They must send their objections and queries regarding CEED answer key 2018 before January 31, 2018. 

CEED 2018 - Marking scheme

Part A of CEED 2018 consisted of three sections of total 100 marks. Section I was held for 30 marks, section II carried 20 marks whereas section III was of 50 marks. The section wise marking scheme for part A of CEED question paper is given below:

Section I: Candidates will be awarded 3 marks for every correct response. Unattempted questions will be awarded zero marks.

Section II: Each correct answer will fetch candidates 2 marks. Unanswered questions will be awarded zero marks.

Section III: Every correct response will be awarded 2 marks. Incorrect responses will result in the deduction of -0.6 marks each. Questions not attempted will be awarded zero marks.

CEED 2018 - Distribution of questions

Candidates can check section-wise distribution of questions in CEED 2018 below:

CEED 2018 part A - Section wise questions

Total questions
Distribution of questions
Section I: 10
Section II: 10
Section III: 25

How to calculate CEED 2018 score

Candidates must follow the following procedure to calculate their marks/score after comparing their answers with CEED answer key 2018:

Calculating scores of CEED 2018 - Part A

Procedure to calculate score
Section I
3 marks x number of correct response
Section II
2 marks x number of correct response
Section III
Step 1: 2 marks x number of correct response
Step 2: -0.6 marks to be deducted for each incorrect response

Usage of CEED Answer Key 2018

Candidates should note that Part A is only the qualifying examination. Part B answer sheet will only be checked if the candidates will qualify Part A of CEED 2018. Hence, through the CEED answer key 2018, candidates can evaluate whether they have qualified Part A and hence will their Part B answers be checked or not. Also, the score calculated through the answer key must not be considered as the final score. Only IIT Bombay has the authority to announce the scores with declaration of CEED result on March 5, 2018.

CEED Answer Key 2018 

Candidates can download CEED 2018 answer key along with the question paper from the links provided below.

Question Paper
Answer Key
Click here (Final)
Click Here (Provisional)
2016 – All India Paper
2016 – Chennai Region Paper

CEED 2018

Common Entrance Examination for Design or CEED 2018 is a Computer Based Test (CBT) administered by IIT Bombay for admission to Master of Design (MDes) programmes and PhD programmes in design. CEED 2018 consists of two parts- part A and B. Part A of CEED comprises objective type questions (multiple choice questions, multiple select questions and numerical answer questions) to evaluate visual and spatial ability, environmental and social awareness, analytical and logical reasoning, language, observation and design sensitivity of candidates. Part B, on the other hand, consisted of questions to test design, drawing and writing skills of students. CEED 2018 Part A is the qualifying examination, i.e., part B answer sheet of CEED 2018 will only be checked if candidates clear Part A.

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