SEED 2024 Exam Dates: Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Exam Analysis & Results | CollegeDekho

The SEED 2024 exam was held by the Symbiosis Institute of Design on January 14, 2024. the exam was of 60 minutes duration and comprised 60 questions. Results were announced on January 24 and the first merit list was out on April 17, 2024.

SEED 2024


SEED 2024:

Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED) is an aptitude test organized by Symbiosis International University for admission into B.Des programs at Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID), and Symbiosis School of Planning, Architecture, and Design (SSPAD). SEED is a national-level exam held annually.

This year, the

SEED 2024

exam took place on January 14 across 80 cities in India. Results were announced on January 24 by the exam body. From January 30 to February 5, 2024, candidates could book slots for the PRPI round. On April 18, 2024, Symbiosis Institute of Design released the SEED 2024 seat allotment and merit list. The merit list included the names of candidates offered admission, along with their ranks and scores. Admission to the B.Des program was based on SID’s merit rank. Candidates on the merit list confirmed their seats by paying the acceptance fee between April 17 and 30, 2024.

Explore the SEED 2024 exam with detailed insights into key events,

SEED exam pattern

, result announcements, counselling procedures, merit lists, and additional information.


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SEED 2024 Highlights

Here are the important details for the SEED 2024 exam, organised in a table for easy reference:

Particulars

Details

Exam Name

SEED

Full Form

Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design

Conducting By

Symbiosis International University

Level

National

Mode

Online i.e. Computer Based Test (CBT)

Medium

English

Duration

60 minutes

Official Website

sid.edu.in

Helpdesk

[email protected]+91 020 2663 4546 / 47 / 48

SEED 2024 Important Dates

Candidates can refer to the table below for the tentative schedule of this year’s SEED 2024 exam:

Events

Dates

SEED 2024 Application Form Start Date

August 26, 2023

SEED 2024 Application Form End Date

December 31, 2023

SEED 2024 Last Date to Pay Application Fee

December 31, 2023

SEED 2024 Admit Card

January 6 – January 14, 2024

SEED 2024 Online Mock Test

January 11 – January 12, 2024

SEED 2024 Exam Date

January 14, 2024

SEED 2024 Results

January 24, 2024 (Out)

Publication Shortlist for PRPI

January 30, 2024

Slot Booking for Personal Interaction

January 30 – February 5, 2024

Admit Card Release Date for PRPI Round

March 18, 2024

Portfolio and PRPI Task Upload

March 28, 2024

Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction Round

March 29 – March 31, 2024

Declaration of First Merit List

April 18, 2024 (Out)

Fee Payment and Registration

April 18 – April 30, 2024

Beginning of the Session

July 2024

SEED 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) announced the

eligibility criteria for the SEED 2024

, which was crucial for admission to its B.Des program. Applicants needed to follow these guidelines closely to avoid disqualification at any stage of the admission process.


  • Educational Qualifications:

    Candidates must have completed Class 12 in any stream (Science, Commerce, Arts, etc.) or an equivalent qualification. Alternatively, those with a 10+3 diploma recognized by the State Board of Technical Education were eligible, provided they secured a minimum aggregate of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates).

  • Conditional Eligibility:

    Students in the final stages of their 10+2 or 10+3 diploma programs were also eligible, on the condition that their final exam results were declared by June of the admission year.

  • Special Provision:

    Candidates who initially failed their Class 12 examination but cleared the compartmental examination in the same year on their first attempt were eligible for provisional admission at SID.

SEED 2024 Registration

The

SEED application form 2024

link became available on August 26, 2023, on the official website at sid.edu.in. Candidates had until December 31, 2023, to complete their registration for the exam. They needed to fill out the application form and pay the required fee before the deadline. The registration fee was INR 2750, which included INR 1750 for SEED and INR 1000 for the institute. Payment could be made through Net Banking, Debit Card, or Credit Card.

Particulars

Details

Application Mode

Online

Registration Fee

INR 2750 (INR 1750 for SEED and INR 1000 for the institute)

SEED 2024 Admit Card

The

SEED 2024 admit cards

were issued by the exam authorities on January 6, 2024, via the official website. These admit cards included important details such as the candidate’s full name, test centre address, exam date, test timing, and specific instructions. Candidates were required to download their hall tickets from the university’s website. The SEED 2024 admit card for the PRPI round was released on March 18, 2024, on SID’s official website, sid.edu.in.

The SEED 2024 admit card contained the following details:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Registration Number
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Exam Date
  • Exam Timing

SEED 2024 Exam Centres

When candidates submitted their SEED application forms for 2024, they needed to select three test locations in order of priority. After registration for the SEED 2024 exam, any requests to change the exam centre were not permitted. The cities where the SEED 2024 exam took place, known as SEED exam centres 2024, are listed in the table below for candidate reference.

SEED Test Cities

State of SEED Test Centres

Agra

Uttar Pradesh

Aligarh

Uttar Pradesh

Allahabad

Uttar Pradesh

Jhansi

Uttar Pradesh

Bareilly

Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh

Meerut

Uttar Pradesh

Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

Gandhinagar

Gujarat

Rajkot

Gujarat

Surat

Gujarat

Vadodara

Gujarat

Ahmednagar

Maharashtra

Nagpur

Maharashtra

Nashik

Maharashtra

Navi Mumbai

Maharashtra

Amravati

Maharashtra

Aurangabad

Maharashtra

Pune

Maharashtra

Kolhapur

Maharashtra

Thane

Maharashtra

Mumbai

Maharashtra

Ajmer

Rajasthan

Jaipur

Rajasthan

Jodhpur

Rajasthan

Kota

Rajasthan

Udaipur

Rajasthan

Ambala

Haryana

Karnal

Haryana

Panipat

Haryana

Amritsar

Punjab

Chandigarh/ Mohali

Punjab

Patiala

Punjab

Ludhiana

Punjab

Asansol

West Bengal

Hooghly

West Bengal

Siliguri

West Bengal

Kolkata

West Bengal

Bengaluru

Karnataka

Mysuru

Karnataka

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

Madurai

Tamil Nadu

Dehradun

Uttarakhand

Roorkee

Uttarakhand

Bilaspur

Chhattisgarh

Bhilai

Chhattisgarh

Raipur

Chhattisgarh

Bhubaneswar

Odisha

Cuttack

Odisha

Delhi Gurugram

Delhi-NCR

Faridabad

Delhi-NCR

Noida-Greater Noida-Ghaziabad

Delhi-NCR

Gwalior

Madhya Pradesh

Indore

Madhya Pradesh

Jabalpur

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

Kochi/Ernakulam

Kerala

Kottayam

Kerala

Thrissur

Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala

Kozhikode

Kerala

Visakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh

Vijayawada

Andhra Pradesh

Nellore

Andhra Pradesh

Jamshedpur

Jharkhand

Ranchi

Jharkhand

Dhanbad

Jharkhand

Dibrugarh

Assam

Guwahati

Assam

Gangtok/ Bardang

Sikkim

Hyderabad

Telangana

Shimla

Himachal Pradesh

Shillong

Meghalaya

Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir

Port Blair

Andaman and Nicobar

Patna

Bihar

Panjim

Goa

SEED 2024 Exam Pattern

SEED 2024 took place offline as a Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT) in 80 cities across India. The exam featured multiple-choice questions (MCQs). It included 150 questions, each worth one mark, making a total of 150 marks. The allocated time for the examination was 2 hours and 30 minutes, or 150 minutes. The question paper was provided in English.

Particulars

Details

Mode

Offline i.e Pen and Paper-Based Test

Question Type

Multiple Choice Question

Duration

150 minutes

Total Marks

150

Marking Scheme

  • 1 Mark for the Correct Answer
  • No Negative Marking

Medium

English

SEED 2024 Syllabus

SEED, the Design Aptitude Test, covers a range of topics that participants should be familiar with. Here’s what was covered in this year’s

SEED 2024 syllabus

:


  • Visualization:

    Understanding and manipulating both simple and complex 2D & 3D geometric shapes, and interpreting spatial relationships through various forms of representation.

  • Observational, Perceptual, and Reasoning Abilities:

    Being able to interpret objects and information beyond their surface details, making connections, and comparisons, forming opinions, drawing conclusions, and presenting observations systematically.

  • Creative and Problem-Solving Abilities:

    The capacity to visualize and connect images creatively, identify problems, and propose effective solutions.

  • Application of Basic Science and Mathematics Knowledge:

    Applying fundamental principles of science and mathematics, as learned up to the 10th standard, to everyday activities and objects, and recognizing their relevance.

  • Art, Craft, Culture, Design, and Environment:

    General awareness of these subjects in both Indian and global contexts, including various topics, people, materials, tools, techniques, issues, influences, historical periods, and contemporary trends.

SEED 2024 Results

SID announced the

results for SEED 2024

on January 24, 2024, via sid.edu.in. Candidates can access their SEED scorecards from the official website. Each candidate received a test-wise rank based on their performance in the Entrance Test. Additionally, the merit list for the SEED 2024 exam was published on April 18, 2024, on the official website.

SEED 2024 Counselling

The SEED 2024 first merit list was published on the official website following the announcement of results. To view their merit status, candidates needed to log in using their credentials, including ID and password. Those who qualified and appeared on the merit list were eligible to participate in the counselling process. The online registration and fee payment period began once the dates were confirmed by the authorities.

SEED 2024 Portfolio Review, PRPI Task, and PI Round

The SEED 2024 written test results were used to select candidates for the Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction (PRPI) phase. Scheduled from April 16 to 21, 2024, the PRPI required shortlisted candidates to reserve their slots between January 30, 2024, and February 5, 2024. Following this, candidates were instructed to upload their portfolios and portfolio tasks starting from April 15, 2024. The PRPI itself was conducted online from April 16 to 21, 2024.

On May 2, 2024, the Symbiosis Institute of Design announced its first merit list for design admissions in July 2024 at SIU. SEED 2024 counselling comprised three phases:

  • A written exam
  • Portfolio review
  • Personal interview

Candidates needed to successfully pass through all these stages to be eligible for seat allotment. Seat allotment for SEED 2024 counselling occurred after completing all procedures, based on candidates’ merit rankings. The

SEED 2024 selection process

considered candidates’ performance across all stages, with course allotments made based on candidate preferences and seat availability determined by the merit list.


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