### CEED Cutoff 2024, Check Category Wise & Previous Years Cutoffs, Shortlisting Criteria

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, will release the CEED 2024 cutoff for Part A on February 8. The cutoff will be available on the official website of IIT Bombay, ceed.iitb.ac.in. It will be presented as a mean and a standard deviation, calculated based on the performance of all the candidates who appeared for CEED Part A.

Based on previous year trends, the expected qualifying marks for CEED 2024 are approximately 25 marks for OPEN category candidates, 23 marks for OBC/EWS, and 13 marks for SC/ST/PWD category candidates. However, these figures are tentative and subject to change depending on the difficulty level of the exam and the number of applicants.

##### CEED Cutoff 2024

The IIT Bombay CEED cutoff 2024 will be determined by certain parameters. The cutoff mark for Part A is the minimum mark students need to secure to qualify for Part A. The CEED Part B cutoff 2024 will be evaluated separately. Only candidates who have qualified for Part A are eligible for admission to the M.Des program at IIT Bombay, Kanpur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Delhi, Roorkee, IIITDM Jabalpur, and IISc Bangalore. The CEED 2024 cutoff is the minimum score required to move on to the next stage of the admission process. The cutoff varies based on the program, category, and institute. The CEED exam consists of two parts: Part A and Part B. Part A is a computer-based test that assesses design aptitude and analytical skills. Part B is a pen-and-paper test that evaluates drawing, creativity, and communication skills. Only candidates who score above the Part A cutoff are considered for Part B evaluation. The final CEED score is calculated based on the marks obtained in Part B. The score is calculated by giving 25% weight to Part A marks and 75% weight to Part B marks. The qualifying marks for IIT can be checked based on previous years’ CEED cutoff.

##### CEED Expected Qualifying Marks

The minimum qualifying marks for CEED are as follows:

- For open category, a minimum of 27.30 marks or 10% of the total marks in Part A is required for shortlisting.
- For OBC-NCL/EWS category, a minimum of 24.57 marks or 9% of the total marks in Part A is required for shortlisting.
- For SC/ST category, a minimum of 13.65 marks or 5% of the total marks in Part A is required for shortlisting.
- For PwD category, a minimum of 13.65 marks or 5% of the total marks in Part A is required for shortlisting.

##### Factors Determining CEED Cut off

- Cutoff trends of previous years
- The difficulty level of the exam
- Performance of the candidates in the exam
- Total number of candidates appearing in CEED 2024
- No. of seat Intake

##### CEED Cutoff 2024 - Important Highlights

Candidates can check out the important highlights of the CEED 2024 cutoff, which are mentioned below.

- The question paper for CEED 2024 has two parts - Part A and Part B.
- The first part of CEED, Part A, is a computer-based test that evaluates the candidates’ design aptitude and analytical skills. Only the candidates who score above the Part A cutoff are shortlisted for Part B evaluation.
- Part B is a pen-and-paper test that assesses the candidates’ drawing, creativity, and communication skills. The final CEED score is calculated based on the marks obtained in Part B only.
- Based on the score of Part B, the concerned authority will prepare the CEED merit list 2024, which includes both the opening and closing ranks of the candidates who qualified for the CEED counseling stage.
- The closing rank will be the cutoff of CEED 2024.
- Each participating institute will have a different cutoff.

##### CEED Marks vs rank

The correlation between CEED marks and rank is an important factor in determining a candidate’s admission into a design program. Higher CEED marks generally result in a lower rank, which increases the chances of securing a seat in a preferred institute.

##### CEED Cutoff 2024 - Part A

Aspiring students need to achieve a minimum percentage of CEED total marks based on their category to qualify for Part A. The CEED cutoff for IIT Bombay category will determine the CEED exam cutoff 2024 for Part A. The cutoff marks for CEED 2024 for different categories are calculated as follows:

Particular |
CEED 2024 Cutoff marks for the Open category |
CEED 2024 Cutoff marks for the OBC-NCL category |
CEED 2024 Cutoff marks for ST, SC, and PWD category |
---|---|---|---|

CEED Cutoff 2024 | µ + (σ 2) = δ where µ and σ are the average marks and standard deviation of the distribution of marks obtained by all the candidates in CEED Part-A. The µ and σ will be rounded off to two decimal places | The cutoff for candidates belonging to the OBC-NCL category will be 0.9. | The cutoff SC, ST, and PWD categories will be 0.5δ |

##### CEED Minimum Qualifying Percentage of Marks

For candidates who qualify for part A, CEED part B will be evaluated manually. CEED part B consists of a subjective question and does not have model solutions. The minimum qualifying percentage for part A is mentioned in the table below.

##### Minimum Qualifying Percentage - Part A

Category | CEED Cutoff (Minimum percentage of marks in Part A to be shortlisted for Part B) |
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Open/General | 10% |

OBC (NCL) | 9% |

SC/ ST/ PwD | Cutoff not mentioned |

##### CEED 2024 Shortlisting Criteria

There may be changes in the CEED shortlisting criteria for 2024 by IIT Bombay. The formula to calculate the CEED cutoff may be different from the previous year. The expected formula for determining the CEED shortlisting criteria is as follows: µ + (σ 2) = δ, where µ and σ are the average marks and standard deviation of the distribution of marks obtained by all candidates in Part-A of CEED 2024.

The µ and σ will be rounded off after the first decimal place. Candidates belonging to reserved categories will have to meet a relaxed cutoff mark, which will be:

- 0.9? for OBC-NCL
- 0.9? for EWS
- 0.5? for SC/ST
- 0.5? for PwD

The shortlisting criteria for CEED 2024 have not been announced yet by IIT Bombay, the conducting authority of CEED. The tentative formula and factors that determine the shortlisting criteria are based on previous year’s trends and may change due to various reasons. Candidates should regularly check the official website of CEED for the latest updates on the CEED 2024 shortlisting criteria.

##### Previous Years’ CEED Exam Cutoffs

Here are the CEED cutoffs for the years 2022, 2021, and 2020. Last year, the official cutoff for CEED 2022 was not released by IIT Bombay. The cutoff marks for different categories are as follows:

##### CEED cutoff 2022

Particulars | Gen | OBC - NCL | SC/ST | PwD |
---|---|---|---|---|

Part A Qualifying Mark | 24.58 | 22.12 | 12.29 | 12.29 |

Qualifying CEED Score | 30 | 27 | 15 | 15 |

##### CEED cutoff 2021

Particulars | Gen | OBC - NCL | SC/ST | PwD |
---|---|---|---|---|

Part A Qualifying Mark | 38 | 34.2 | 19 | 19 |

Qualifying CEED Score | 30 | 27 | 15 | 15 |

##### CEED 2020 Cutoff

Category | CEED 2020 Part A Qualifying Marks | CEED Qualifying Score 2020 |
---|---|---|

Open | 38 | 30 |

OBC-NCL | 34.2 | 27 |

SC | 19 | 15 |

ST | 19 | 15 |

PwD | 19 | 15 |