CEED 2021 Answer Key: 17 January Part A, B Analysis, Expected Cut-off and Result date

IIT Bombay has conducted CEED 2021 Entrance examination with an aim to shortlist candidates for admission to Design. Candidates who appeared for the 17 January 2021 held CEED exam, have a look at the paper analysis.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 17, 2021 12:47 IST
CEED 2021 Answer Key: 17 January Part A, B Analysis, Expected Cut-off and Result date
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Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) on Sunday, January 17 successfully conducts Common Entrance Examination for Design or CEED 2021. The Computer-Based and Design Entrance examination for admission session 2021-22, is held on Sunday, from 09 AM to 12 Noon. CEED 2021 is organized following the Covid-19 safety measures and guidelines laid by the Institute.

It is reported that the Common Entrance Examination for Design is conducted successfully at the designated exam centres across the country. Reports say that the examination was conducted with proper safety in view of the Covid infection. Candidates were allowed only wearing face mask/ cover inside the examination hall.

As far as the paper analysis of CEED 2021 is concerned, the exam was consisting of two Parts i.e Part A & B carrying a total 100+5 Questions. Here is the analysis of CEED Part A and B-

CEED 2021 Paper analysis: Part A Review-

CEED 2021 is conducted on Sunday, January 17, 2021 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. The examination consisted of two parts, Part-A and Part-B. CEED 2021 Part-A is conducted from 9:00 am to 10:00 am, followed by Part-B from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Part-A contained objective questions of three types, i.e., Numerical Answer Type, Multiple Choice Questions, and Multiple Select Questions.

Answers to Part-A were to be given on the computer. Questions that were put in this section were based on design aptitude type to evaluate visual and spatial ability, environmental and social awareness, analytical and logical reasoning, language, observation and design sensitivity of the candidates.

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For Numerical Answer Type question- If the numerical value has more than two decimal places, truncate/round-off the value to TWO decimal places.

Questions were based on visualisation and spatial ability, environmental and social awareness, Analytical and logical reasoning, Language and creativity, Design thinking and problem solving, Observation and design sensitivity.

CEED 2021 Part B Review-

In Part-B, there were 5 questions of total of 100 marks. There was no optional question in Part B. It consisted of questions aimed at testing the design, drawing, and writing skills of a candidate. The questions in Part-B were displayed on the computer screen and the answers were to be written in the answer book provided by the invigilator (NOT into the Computer).

However, a candidate needed to tick the appropriate box on the computer screen to indicate that he/she has answered the same. Part-B answer books were collected at the end of the examination.

Questions were based on Drawing, Creativity, Communication Skills, Analytical and Problem Solving Skills. Five Tips to avoid in CEED 2021 Examination by CEED Expert, Anjali Sohail

CEED 2021 Cut-Off or Shortlisting Criteria:

Total marks obtained in Part-A will be used to shortlist the candidates. There is no separate cut-off for each section. However, Marks obtained in Part-A will be used to shortlist candidates. The cut-offs for Part-A marks to shortlist candidates in the Open category.

Part-B answer books will be evaluated manually for ONLY the candidates who are shortlisted from Part-A. Part-B of CEED is a subjective question and there is no model solution for it. The details of cut-offs for Part-A is given in the CEED-2021 Information Brochure.

CEED 2021 Result Date- 

According to the sources concerned with the development, the result of the Examination shall be declared in 1st week of February 2021. The final CEED score will be calculated by allotting 25% weightage to marks obtained in Part-A and 75% weightage to scores obtained in Part-B after the above calculation. According to the provisions, there is NO provision for RE-evaluation in the CEED. "Request for re-evaluation will NOT be entertained under any circumstances", detailed advertisement reads.