IITs is getting ready to change the syllabus for Design programs. Students aspiring to study design and related programs in reputed IITs will have to prepare for the entrance exam based on new syllabus. The change in the syllabus will be applicable for both undergraduate and postgraduate entrance exam. IIT-Bombay, the exam organizing institute, has announced that the CEED and UCEED –convenor of the changed one, state that both post graduate and undergraduate design entrance exams, respectively will be conducted by authority on a new paper pattern and syllabus. The new syllabus will come in to effect from 2024. It is implied that till 2024, the old syllabus prevail. The respective syllabi are also available at the official websites.
Design entrance exam will consist of two parts: Part A and Part B. The part A will be administered thorough a Computer Based Test. It will consist of three sections (NAT, MSQ and MCQ). The part B will have two questions: one on Drawing and the other on design aptitude. The question in Part-B will be displayed on the computer screen and the answer has to be written/drawn in the answer book provided by the invigilator only. The duration for part B would be 60 min, as revealed by UCEED.
In case of CEED also, the exam will be divided into two parts. The part-A will have questions from visualization and spatial reasoning, practical and scientific knowledge, observation and design sensitivity, environment and society, analytical and logical reasoning, language, creativity, art and design knowledge, and design methods and practices. The part B will consist of drawing, creativity, communication, and problem identification, as per the official notice.