Last Minute Tips to Crack the CEED Exam

By | October 12, 2013
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ceedThere are several Designing Entrances that are conducted at an International and a Regional level and which are conducted by private Institutes as well. To name a few DAT (Design Aptitude Test) which is the qualifying entrance for admissions into a reputed institute like the National institute of Design commonly known as NID, NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Examination), NIIFT (Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology) or the AIEED (All India Entrance Examination for Design). Similarly you also have the Common Entrance Examination for Design, popularly known as CEED. Since this is a designing entrance there are some last minute tips that one can avail of in their preparation for the CEED exam. The points that are covered within this article have been listed out below to help you to remember them better.

Pay Attention


Master skills

Method followed

Practice, Practice

Give Preference to Details

Don’t be afraid to try new things

In the Examination Hall

Materials used

Take Care of your Health

Tip 1. Pay Attention: be alert at all times for anything that may help you to come up with new ideas. Make use of all the various resources available to you such as newspapers, magazines, online sites, advertisements, posters, banners and flyers. By paying attention to these resources you might just get a few ideas that will come in handy during the examination.

Tip 2. Master skills: improve skills like human illustrations and calligraphy. You never know when they might come in handy. If you develop human illustrations and calligraphy skills, they can be a life saver at times during examinations. Trying your hand at calligraphy and enhancing your abilities in it can make a simple image look lively.

Tip 3. Practice, Practice: the more you practice, the better you are going to get at the task. Practicing makes you confident and thus helps you to excel. You should try to sketch almost anything and everything. This will give you an edge over your competitors if you are able to sketch different things.

Tip 4. Don’t be afraid to try new things: Explore areas that you may have not thought off. This activity enhances your creativity and you just might come up with newer and unique ideas.

Tip 5. Materials used: make sure you have all the equipment or materials for the examination. Ensure that the materials used are of good quality. For instance Faber Castle colour pencils are a good option but make sure that you have at least 24 shades in it.

Tip 6. Plan: students should make sure they plan their time well so that you can complete the paper in time. This will give you enough time to complete the paper if you stick to it. If you succeed you will definitely have more than enough time to add in your finishing touches. You need to even plan your ideas before beginning to sketch. This will reduce the time spent on a sketch if you have a plan in place.

Tip 7. Method followed: While practicing it is preferable to draw or sketch lightly so that you minimize the time spent in erasing what has been drawn. Once you are confident about the picture then you can darken it. Try to reduce the use of an eraser, if it helps keep it away from you. This will spare time to focus more on the important aspects such as detailing and shading.

Tip 8. Give Preference to Details: applicants should give preference to details as it gives life to what you wish to draw and people are able to understand clearly what you wish to portray from your sketch. Use shading as and when required and ensure that you give finishing touches to your creation if possible, it gives a good appearance to the sketch.

Tip 9. In the Examination Hall: clear you mind after you have completed the General Ability Test or GAT session when entering for the Creative Ability Test or CAT session, as students tend to be excited after the GAT session. This will relax and prepare you for the CAT session. It is preferable to begin with simple questions such as the logo design and the T-shirt design.

Tip 10. Take Care of your Health: it is important for you to eat a healthy and a balanced diet, ensure that you get enough of rest by sleeping on time and exercise, as this will refresh you.

Following these simple tips will definitely benefit you and it will ensure that you perform to the best of your ability. Practice as much as you can because practice makes one perfect. If you are looking for more details about the CEED Examination you can visit our sister website

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