SEED 2025: Application START Date, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Admission Process

Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design 2024 ( SEED )

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Updated on Jul 12, 2024 16:58 IST

SEED Entrance Exam 2025 - The Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) will conduct the SEED 2025 written exam tentatively in the 2nd week of January 2025

The exam will be administered in an online, remote-proctored mode, and include 60 questions. Typically, the exam is conducted between 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on the test day.

The scores of the SEED 2025 will be used to shortlist candidates for a Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction (PRPI). As part of the PRPI, the candidate will have to upload their portfolios.

The FINAL merit list of SEED 2025 will be prepared based on the cumulative performance of the candidate in the SEED 2025 written exam, Portfolio Review, PRPI Task, and Personal Interaction.

The online application form for SEED 2025 is expected to OPEN in the 4th week of August 2025; the direct link to apply for SEED 2025 will be provided here once it opens. 

Note that SID will also conduct SEED 2025 mock tests prior to the exam.

 

Q:   When will the SEED 2025 written exam be conducted?

A:

The Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) will conduct the SEED 2025 written exam in January 2025 (tentative). The exam will be of 1 hour duration (to be conducted between 10 am to 4 pm).

The exam slot allocated to the candidate will be mentioned in the admit card.

On exam day, the candidate has to be ready an hour so before the exam to ensure all pre-exam formalites are comleted on time. The SEED exam will be being conducted in an online proctored mode.

 

Q:   When will the SEED 2025 application form open?

A:

The SEED 2025 application form will open around the 4th week of August 2024. The application has to be filled out open online at SID official website - sid.edu.in. 

The detailed application schedule will be released by the institute at the time of the application form or exam notification.

Candidates who meet the prescribed criteria need to apply before the last date. Note the application link will be provided here once it opens.

The SEED 2025 application form is for admission to the B.Desprogramme offered by participating colleges.

 

Q:   Is the SEED 2024 application form open for M.Des?

A:

The application form of SEED 2024 is now closed for admission to the M.Des program. Candidates who met the prescribed eligibility criteria had to apply from January 17 to April 30, 2024.

The application form hadto be submitted online at sid.edu.in.

As part of the application filling process, the candidate had to get registered, fill in the form, upload documents, and pay the application fee.

The SID admission registration fee is Rs. 3250/- (Rs. 2250 for SEED & Rs. 1000 for SID)

 

What is SEED?

Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), is a design aptitude test conducted by the Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) and is the 1st stage of the two-step SID admission process.

Candidates who qualify in the SEED, which is a written exam, have to next appear in a Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction (PRPI) round.

The merit list of SID will be prepared by considering the cumulative performance of the candidate in the written exam, Portfolio Review, PRPI Task, and Personal Interaction. 

The SEED exam evaluates candidates on parameters like color, geometry, visual observations, general design awareness, creative thinking abilities, and awareness of Indian culture, craft, traditions, etc.  

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The Bachelor of Design (BDes) program offered specializations in disciplines such as Graphic Design (GD), Video Film Design (VFD), Animation Film Design (AFD), User Experience Design (UED), Product Design (PD), Interior Space Design (ISD), Fashion Design (FD) and Fashion Communication (FC).

Q:   Is SEED 2025 exam compulsory for admission to the B.Des program?

A:

Yes, candidates seeking admission to the B.Desprogrammeneed to compulsory appear in the SEED 2025 exam.

The scores of the SEED 2025 exam will be used to shortlist candidates for a Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction (PRPI) round.

Note that the final merit list will be prepared by considering the cumulative performance of the candidate in the Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), Portfolio Review, PRPI Task, and Personal Interaction (PRPI).

So, any candidate who appears in the SEED but doesn’t appear in the PRPI will not be considered for admission. 

The B.Des is a 4-year course carrying 160 credits.

 

Q:   Are there any coaching classes/ preparatory classes for SEED 2025 exam preparation?

A:

As per the information given on SID website, the institute does not promote or is aware of any coaching classes/preparatory classes. So, the candidate has the discretion to decide whether the want to join any coaching institute of not. Note that there are many coaching institutes that offer preparatory classes for exams like NIFT, NID DAT, etc.

The candidate also has the option of downloading preparation materials online. But note that most practice materials are chargeable.

 

Q:   Do I need an elementary drawing exam certificate for admission to the B.Des programme through SEED 2024?

A:

Candidates are not required to submit an elementary drawing exam certificate for the Admission Procedure at SID. The candidate merely needs to meet the academic, qualifting exam, and age criteria. Eligible candidate next needs to appear in the SEED 2024. Those qualifying in the exam will have to next appear in a PRPI round. The final results would be prepared by giving weightage to the SEED 2024 exam and the PRPI. 

 

Q:   Do I need elementary drawing exam certificate for admission to B.Des programme through SEED 2025?

A:

Candidates are not required to submit an elementary drawing exam certificate for the Admission Procedure at SID. The candidate merely needs to meet the academic, qualifting exam, and age criteria. Eligible candidate next needs to appear in the SEED 2025. Those qualifying in the exam will have to next appear in a PRPI round. The final results would be prepared by giving weightage to the SEED 2025 exam and the PRPI. 

 

SEED 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of SEED 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

17 Apr '24

SEED 2024 First Merit List

30 Jan '24

SEED 2024 Declaration of Shortlist for PRPI

30 Jan '24 -

05 Feb '24

SEED 2024 Slot Booking for PRPI

SEED 2025 Highlights

The important highlights of the SEED 2025 exam are given in the table below.

Particulars Description
Exam Name Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED)
Conducting Institute Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Once every year
Exam Purpose Admission to the BDes program offered by participating colleges.
Exam Duration 60 minutes (One hour between 10 am to 4 pm on the test day)
Exam fees
INR 3250
Mode of the exam
Online, proctored-mode
Official Website sid.edu.in

Q:   Are there any coaching classes/ preparatory classes that candidates can take to prepare for SEED 2024?

A:

As per the information given on SID website, the institute does not promote or is aware of any coaching classes/preparatory classes. So, the candidate has the discretion to decide whether the want to join any coaching institute of not. Note that there are many coaching institutes that offer preparatory classes for exams like NIFT, NID DAT, etc.

The candidate also has the option of downloading preparation materials online. But note that most practice materials are chargeable.

 

Q:   I have done foundation programme/Diploma from another institute. Do I still need to appear in SEED 2024 or I can get direct admission?

A:

The Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) does not have any provisions for direct admission to second year. So, candidates have to compulsory take admission in the first year of the B.Des program. Note that admission to the B.Des is only through the SEED 2024 exam.

Scores of the qualifying exam will not be considered for admission to the B.Des program. Neither does SID accept scores of other popular entrance exams like NIFT, NID DAT, etc.

 

Q:   Are there any specific requirement for uploading portfolio for SEED PRPI?

A:

The digital portfolio should be a compilation of the best work of the candidate that showcases teh candidate’s skills, passion and interest in a variety of areas and techniques. 

It is recommended to take good quality pictures of this work and compile them in a Power Point Presentation. Note that a maximum 15 slides are allowed. 

You need to then convert this into PDF (max size 5 MB). Try to be different and include unique and interesting things. 

 

SEED 2025 Preparation Tips

SEED is unlike other entrance exams in that it is conducted in a remote-proctored mode.

Further, the exam pattern and the question pattern of the exam is such that it warrants a tweak to one's strategy when preparing for the SEED 2025 entrance exam.

Here we discuss some easy-to-fllow tips for SEED preparation. Read on. 

  • Make the SEED preparation strategy considering the syllabus. For instance, you need to allocate more time for difficult topics, spare time for revision, and include sample papers and mock tests.
  • Refer to the exam pattern and syllabus to prepare for the exam.
  • Pick the best design aptitude test books. The aim should be to score well in SEED
  • Focus on your time management skills and improve your problem-solving skills, especially for Mathematics and Science sections. Solve sample papers and take mock tests. 
  • In the days leading up to the exam, don't pick up any new topics. Also, stay hydrated, do some light exercise, and be happy. The point is to stay in the present rather than planning too far ahead.

Q:   What is the structure of the SEED 2025 exam?

A:

The SEED 2025 written will be a 60 minutes exam. The exam will be conducted in multiple slots between 10 am and 4 pm.

The SEED question paper will include 60 questions.

The following types of questions will be asked during the exam - MCQ, Match the Columns, Fill in the blanks, image-based and comprehension based.

Further, the paper will contain a mix of questions related to Visual Sensitivity and Judgement, Observational, Perceptual and Reasoning abilities, Problem Solving, Basic knowledge of Logic of Science and Mathematics, Art, Craft and Culture, Design and Environment.

 

Q:   What should be included in the SEED 2025 Portfolio?

A:

The candidate has to upload a digital portfolio as part of the admission process at SID. The digital portfolio must be a compilation of the candidate’s best works and showcase their skills, passion, and interest in a variety of areas and techniques. The candidate must ensure that the portfolio includes items that he or she is proud of. Try to be different and include unique and interesting things.

When uploading the portfolio, the candidate must follow the specifications and guidelines issued by the admission official.

 

SEED Application Form 2025

The application form for SEED 2025 is expected to OPEN in the 4th week of August 2024.

The Symbiosis Institute of Design will host the application form online at sid.edu.in. Eligible candidates need to fill out the form before the last date.

The SID application form is for admission to the B.Des program offered by participating colleges.

Read the step-wise process to fill out the SEED 2024 application form below.

How to fill out the SEED 2025 application form

  • Get registered - In the registration form, enter details like email id and mobile number to get registered. On successful registration, an applicant account will be created.
  • Fill in the form - In this step, fill in your personal, academic, and contact details. Also, select the Test Centre preference.
  • Pay the application fee - After ensuring the application fee is complete in all respects, pay the exam fee of INR 3,250. The fee has to be paid in online mode using net banking, credit, and debit cards.
  • Submit the application form - After ensuring that the application form is complete in all respects, submit it.

Q:   Where can I fill the SEED 2025 application form?

A:

The application form for SEED 2025 will open in online mode at sid.edu.in. Hard copies of the application form will not be available.

Also, if the candidate somehow downloads the online application form, fills it, and then sends it to the admission office, such application will also not be accepted.

So, the form will has to be mandatorily filled online.

To fill out the form, go to the SID website, click on the application link, and then complete the process.

Note that as part of the application process, you will also have to pay an application fee.

 

Q:   Can I apply for SEED 2025 offline?

A:

The application form of SEED 2025 has to be filled online. There is no option to apply for the exam in offline mode. 

To fill out the form, go to the SID admission portals. Click on the registration link and get registered. Upon registration, an applicant account will be created. 

Next, log in to the portal complete the rest of the form, including uploading of documents and payment of fees.

Also, don't download the online application form, take a printout, fill it, and send the complete application to the admission office. 

 

Q:   What is the SEED 2025 eligibility criteria for admission to the M.Des program?

A:

Candidate seeking admission to the M.Des programme need to meet the following criteria:

Qualifying exam

Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 4-year duration in any specialization, after 10+2 or equivalent a recognised institute.

OR

Full-time Diploma of minimum 4-year duration in Design, Fine Arts, Applied Arts, or Architecture, after 10+2 or equivalent from a recognised institute.

Minimum marks:

The candidate must have secured a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for SC and ST categories).

 

SEED Eligibility Criteria 2025

Symbiosis Institute of Design will release the eligibility criteria of SEED 2025 for admission to the B.Des program. The candidate must ensure they meet the prescribed eligibility criteria because otherwise the candidate can be disqualified at any stage of the admission process.

SEED Eligibility Criteria 2025

  • Cleared Class 12 (from any stream; e.g.: Science, Commerce, Arts, etc.) or equivalent (Or)
  • Cleared 10+3 diploma approved by State Board of Technical Education with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).

Aspirants who are appearing for their final exams in the 10+2 or 10+3 diploma programs exam pattern also meet the SEED 2025 eligibility criteria on the condition that their final exam results are declared by June of the admission year.

Note: Any candidate who fails in his/her Class 12 examination but later appears for and clears the immediate compartmental examination which is held in the same year, in their first attempt, is eligible for provisional admissions at SID.

Q:   What is the eligibility criteria for admission to the B.Des programme through SEED 2025?

A:

The eligibility criteria for admission to the B.Desprogrammethrough SEED 2025 is given below:

  • Age limit - There is no age limit for admission to the B.Des program
  • Qualifying exam - The candidate must have passed Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination from any recognised board or 10+3 Diploma approved by the State Board of Technical Education.
  • Minimum marks - The candidate needs to have secured a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes) in the qualifying exam.
  • Specializations - A candidate from any stream having completed or appeared for 10+2 can apply for any specialisation in design at SID.
 

Q:   Which is better - SEED or NIFT?

A:

If you are seeking admission to the B.Des program, you can opt for SEED and NIFT.

However, NIFT is the preeminent design entrance exam in the country, rivaled only by the NID DAT and UCEED. Also, NIFTs, usually, the older ones are ranked among the top design colleges in the country.

So, the NIFTs should be your first preference. Keep SEED as a back-up option.

Note that the NIFT 2025 application form is expected to START in December 2024.

 

SEED Exam Pattern 2025

As per the official website, the candidates has to appear for the SEED exam and those qualifying the exam will be shortlisted for portfolio review and personal interaction rounds. The exam pattern for SEED 2025 will be such that aspirants has to attempt 60 multiple-choice questions in 60 minutes.

The questions could be MCQ, Match the Columns, Fill in the blanks, image-based, and comprehension-based. The SEED 2025 paper will contain a mix of questions related to Visual Sensitivity and Judgement, Observational, Perceptual and Reasoning abilities, Problem-Solving, Basic knowledge of Logic of Science and Mathematics, Art, Craft and Culture, Design and Environment.

Question Type

Total Number of Questions

Time

MCQs

60

60 minutes

After qualifying SEED candidates will have to appear for the Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction Round. The portfolios of candidates should fulfill the requirements set by the institute. However, some conditions are given below:

  • Sketches, mixed-media illustrations, and digital work
  • Collaging of images, 2D and 3D articles
  • Photography
  • 3D objects like sculptures, fabric products, gadgets, art-inspired products, etc.

Note that the candidate will have to upload their portfolio and PRPI Task before the Personal Interaction round. 

Q:   How should I prepare the portfolio for SEED 2025?

A:

Ideally, a digital portfolio should be a compilation of the best works showcasing the candidate's skills, passion and interest in a variety of areas and techniques. One must make sure to include the work he/ she is the proudest of. Try to be different and include unique and interesting things. Note that if the admission committee feels that any unfair means was adopted in the making of your portfolio, the candidature of the candidfate may be cancelled. The maximum size of the portfolio should be 5 MB. Click good quality pictures of these and compile them in a Power Point Presentation of maximum 15 slides.

 

Q:   What is the fee structure for the B.Des programme through SEED 2025?

A:

The Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) offers a Bachelor of Design (B. Des) of four years duration. Admission to the course is conducted through the SEED 2024 entrance exam and PRPI rounds. The fee structure for the B.Des programme is given in the table below.

SEED 2024 - Tuition Fees for the B.Des program

Particulars

Indian Students [All Category] Fees Per Annum [in INR]

1 st Installment

2 and Installment

Academic Fees

Rs. 2,33,500

Rs. 2,33,500

Security Deposit (Refundable)

Rs. 20,000

-

Total

Rs. 2,53,000

Rs. 2,33,500

Last date of payment

At the time of admission

November 25, 2024

 

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SEED 2025 Syllabus

The SEED 2025 qustion paper will include questions the following topics - Visualisation, Observational, Perceptual & Reasoning Abilities, Creative & Problem-Solving Abilities, and Application of Basic Knowledge of Science & Mathematics.

Given the nature and difficulty level of the questions asked, the candidate is advised to start their preparation in advance, say, around six months or so before the exam.

As part of the exam preparation, the candidate should get detailed information about the SEED 2025 syllabus and prepare for the exam accordingly. The SEED exam will be a 60 minutes exam and include 60 questions. The questions could be MCQ, Match the Columns, Fill in the blanks, image-based, and comprehension-based.

The candidate must ensure that they complete the entire syllabus to get a good score in SEED 2025.

Note if you start early, you will be in a better position to complete all the topics included in the syllabus.

In case the candidate finds some topics difficult, the candidate can move on to the next topic instead of wasting prodigious time, and come back later and retry that topic.

Q:   When will the Symbiosis Institute of Design release then official syllabus for the SEED 2025 exam?

A:

The Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) will release the updated syllabus for the SEED 2025 exam on its official portal at the time of release of the application form or sometime thereabout. The candidate can downoad the syllabus online at - sid.edu.in. The SEED 2025 syllabus will contain the topics that the candidate needs to prepare for the SEED 2025 entrance exam. 

It is recommended that the candidate only follows the official syllabus and not those released by unofficial sources. It is because questions will be asked from the official syllabus only. Also, unofficial sites may contain error-prone and misleading information.

 

Q:   Does SEED exam syllabus changes every year?

A:

The Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) doesn’t frequently change the syllabus for the SEED exam. That being said SID reserves the right to make any changes to the syllabus keeping in the mind the changing dynamics of design as an academic discipline. So, it is recommended that candidates keep visitng our page for any the latest update on the SEED 2024 exam syllabus.

The syllabus for the SEED exam 2024 will be released online at sid.edu.in. It will contain the section-wise topics that candidates need to practice for the design entrance exam.

 

Q:   What are the important topics candidates need to prepare for the SEED 2025 exam?

A:

The SEED 2025 exam will be administered in an online proctored mode. Candidates seeking admission to the B.Des programme at the Symbiosis Institute of Design need to ensure that their exam preparation is top notch and bereft of any major follies. 

Here are the important toipics that candidates need to prepre for the SEED 2025 exam:

Visual Sensitivity and Judgement, Observational, Perceptual and Reasoning abilities, Problem Solving, Basic knowledge of Logic of Science and Mathematics, Art, Craft and Culture, Design and Environment.

Note that a majority of the questions will be asked from the important topics. 

 

Q:   Where can I download the official syllabus of SEED 2025?

A:

The candidate can download the official syllabus of SEED 2025 from the official website of the Symbiosis Institute of Design - sid.edu.in. In the homepage of SID, click on “Admission Process” under “Programmes.” The window that opens will contain information on the SEED 2025 syllabus. The candidate can note down the syllabus. The other option is to visit our page and download the updated syllabus for the SEED 2025 exam. 

The SEED 2025 syllabus will contain the topics from which questions will be asked in the exam.

 

SEED Admission Process 2025

Admission to the B.Des course at the Symbiosis Institute of Design will be conducted in the following sequence.

  • Apply for SEED 2025: Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria have to fill out the form before the last date. As part of the application process, the candidate will have to get registered, fill in all essential information, upload documents, and pay the application fee.
  • Download the Admit Card: Successfully registered candidates can download admit cards from the SID admission portal. On exam day, arrive at the exam center with the admit card and a valid photo ID proof. The admit card will contain details like the roll number of the candidate, the date and time of the exam, and exam guidelines.
  • Appear in the SEED 2025 Exam: The entrance exam will be conducted in online, in remote-proctored mode, and include objective-type questions. 
  • Shortlisting of candidates for SEED, Portfolio Review, PRPI Task, and Personal Interaction - The result of the SEED written exam will be used to shortlist candidates for the PRPI round. As part of the Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction (PRPI) round, the candidate will have to upload a portfolio and PRPI task and participate in a personal interaction round.
  • Declaration of Result - The result-cum-final merit list will be prepared by giving weightage to SEED, Portfolio Review, PRPI Task, and Personal Interaction rounds.  
  • Counseling and seat allotment - The allotment of seats will be based on the SEED 2025 merit rank of the candidate. Such candidates who have been allotted seats will have to pay the seat-acceptance fee and confirm their admission. If payment is not done, the allotment will be canceled. 

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Q:   What is the admission process of SEED 2025?

A:

Admission to the B.Desprogrammeoffered by the Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) will be in the following sequence:

  1. Filling of online application - Eligible candidates need to fill out the SEED 2025 application form before the last date.

  2. Appear in SEED 2025 exam - The candidate has to download the admit card and appear in the SEED 2025 entrance exam on the designed day.

  3. Declaration of results and shortlist - The results will be declared around the 4th week of January, followed by the released of shortlist for PRPI.

  4. Upload PRPI Task and Portfolio - Eligible candidates will have to upload their portfolio and PRPI task within the given deadline.

  5. Appear in Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction round.

  6. Declaration of first merit list - The merit list will be prepared by considering the cumulative performance of the candidate in Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), Portfolio Review, PRPI Task and Personal Interaction.

 

Q:   What is the total seat intake for the B.Des programme through SEED 2025?

A:

The B.Des programme has an intake capacity of 180 seats (Indian nationals only). In addition, there are 27 seats reserved for international students. The candidate may note that the seat intake is however subject to approval from SIU. There is also reservation of seats for SC, ST, and Differently Abled candidates.

The B.Des programme is available in four specialisations - Communication Design, Industrial Design, Fashion Design, and Fashion Communication.

 

SEED Mock Test 2025

The Symbiosis Institute of Design will conduct mock tests for SEED 2025 a few days before the exam.

In the previous edition of the exam, TWO mock tests were conducted. 

The mocks will be held online and can be taken by the candidate to prepare for the exam. Mock tests are an important part of exam preparation because they help in improving time management skills and in understanding the structure of the question paper.

Apart from that, practicing mock tests also gives the real idea of the exam, which helps in boosting confidence.

To take the mock tests, go to the go to the SID admission portal, click on the mock test link, and log-in to the portal.

SEED Result 2025

The Symbiosis Institute of Design will declare the results of the SEED 2025 written exam within a few days of the conduct of the exam. The result will be released online at the admission portal of the institute. 

To check the results for the written exam, log in by entering your registered login ID and password.

Shortlisting of candidates for PRPI 

The results of the written exam will be used to shortlist candidates for the Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction (PRPI) round.

FINAL results of SEED 2025

The first merit list of SEED 2025 will be released tentativly in the 3rd week of April 2025.

The merit will be prepared based on the following parameters:

  • Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED)
  • Portfolio Review
  • PRPI Task, and
  • Personal Interaction.

Q:   What is the SEED 2025 admission process for the M.Des program?

A:

Admission to the M.Des programme will be conducted based on the cumulative performance of the candidate in:

  • Studio Test & Portfolio Review

  • Personal Interaction

The registration process for the M.Des prorgram will open tentatively in the 3rd week of January 2025. Candidates who meet the prescribed eligibility criteria may apply.

It is recommended that interested candidates carefully go through the M.Des Information Brochure.

 

Q:   What are the design courses offered admission through SEED 2025?

A:

The Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) offers four major disciplines at SID in the following areas.

Discipline

Specialization

Communication Design

Graphic Design

Video Film Design

Animation Film Design

User Experience Design

Industrial Design

Product Design

Interior Space Design

Fashion Design

-

Fashion Communication

-

The candidate will have to select their programme of study at the time of filling out the SEED 2025 application form. Admission to the above courses will be conducted on the basis of merit rank of the candidate in SID.

Note that the merit rank will be prepared considering the performance of the candidate in the SEED 2025 written exam, Personal interaction, and Portfolio and PRPI Task review.

 

SEED 2024 Admit Card

The Symbiosis Institute of Design will release the admit card of SEED 2025 for the written exams tentatvely in the 1st week of January 2025.

The admit card will carry details like the candidate's name, roll number, date and time of the SEED 2025 exam, and exam guidelines. Given the SEED 2025 exam will be administered in a remote-proctored mode, the admit card will not contain any details about the exam center. 

Note that the PRPI admit card will be released separately. Also, it will be released only for shortlisted candidates.

How to download the SEED admit card 2025

  1. Click on the admit card download link
  2. A log-in window will open
  3. Enter your SEED ID and password
  4. On log-in, the admit card will be displayed on the screen
  5. Download and take a printout of the admit card.

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Q:   What is the fee structure for the M.Des programme through SEED 2025?

A:

The Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) has launched a Master of Design (M. Des) in the field of User Experience Design. The duration of the programme is two years, which carries 80 credits, and the degree is awarded by the Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune.

SEED 2025 Fee Structure for M.Des program

Academic Fee ( Per Annum )

Institute Deposit

Total

INR. 3,75,000

INR. 20,000

INR. 3,95,000

 

 

Q:   Are there any specific requirement for uploading portfolio for SEED PRPI?

A:

The digital portfolio should be a compilation of the best work of the candidate that showcases teh candidate’s skills, passion and interest in a variety of areas and techniques. 

It is recommended to take good quality pictures of this work and compile them in a Power Point Presentation. Note that a maximum 15 slides are allowed. 

You need to then convert this into PDF (max size 5 MB). Try to be different and include unique and interesting things. 

 

SEED Entrance Exam 2024 - FAQs

Chech FAQs related to the SEED 2024 exam below.

Q:   How many times is the SEED exam conducted in a year?

A:

The Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED) is a national level entrance exam conducted by Symbiosis International University. The exam is conducted once a year. The SEED exam is conducted as a home-proctored exam that candidates can take from the comfort of their home. The scores of the exam are considering for admission to the B.Desprogrammeoffered by participating colleges.

The application form for SEED 2024 will open around the 1st week of September 2023.

 

Q:   When will mock tests of SEED 2025 be conducted?

A:

The Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) will conduct mock tests for the SEED 2025 exam tentatively in the 2nd week of January 2025. In the previous edition of the exam, the institute conducted two mock tests. The mock tests will be hosted online at the SID admission portal - sid.edu.in. 

To take the mock tests, you need to click on the mock tests link, while opened a log-in window. Enter the log-in details to start the mock test.

 

Q:   When will SEED 2025 merit list be released?

A:

The Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) will release the first merit list tenatively in the 1st week of April 2025. Candidates can check the same by visiting the official website; i.e. sid.edu.in.

To download the merit list, the candidate will have to log in to the result portal using their B.Des ID and password.

The merit list will include the merit rank of the candidate and the seat allotment status. Candidates who are included in the merit list will have to get registered for the programme and pay the fee on or before the last date.

 

Q:   What should be included in the SEED 2025 Portfolio?

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The candidate has to upload a digital portfolio as part of the admission process at SID. The digital portfolio must be a compilation of the candidate’s best works and showcase their skills, passion, and interest in a variety of areas and techniques. The candidate must ensure that the portfolio includes items that he or she is proud of. Try to be different and include unique and interesting things.

When uploading the portfolio, the candidate must follow the specifications and guidelines issued by the admission official.

 

Q:   When do I need to pay the fee to confirm my SEED 2025 seat?

A:

The 1st seat allotment cum merit list of SEED 2025 (B.Des) will be declared tentatively in the 3rd week of April 2025. Candidates who are allocated seats will have to pay the seat-acceptance fee on or before the last date. The fee payment schedule will be released by the Symbiosis Institute of Design on its admission portal - sid.edu.in.

If the candidate fails to make the payment within the given deadline, the allotted seat will be canceled and will be allocated to the candidate next in the order of merit. Also, along with the payment of the fees, the candidate will also have to register for the allotted program. 

 
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If you are seeking admission to the B.Des program, you can opt for SEED and NIFT.

However, NIFT is the preeminent design entrance exam in the country, rivaled only by the NID DAT and UCEED. Also, NIFTs, usually, the older ones are ranked among the top design colleges in the country.

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Typically it may take around 6 months to complete the SEED 2025 exam syllabus. However, if your fundamentals are strong, you can complete the syllabus in less time. The SEED 2025 syllabus will include topics like - Visual Sensitivity and Judgement, Observational, Perceptual and Reasoning abilities,

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Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) has its own specific syllabus that is followed for conducting the SEED entrance exam. The SEED syllabus covers topics like Visual Sensitivity and Judgement, Observational, Perceptual and Reasoning abilities, Problem Solving, Basic knowledge of Logic of Science and

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The syllabus for the design aptitude test is prescribed by the exam conducting authority, the Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID). With this, the exam pattern is also decided by it. The candidate must note that SID reserves the right to make any changes it deems necessary to the exam syllabus. So, t

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Candidates seeking admission to the B.Des programme offered by the Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) first needs to appear in the SEED 2025 written exam. Shortlisted candidates have to next appear in a PRPI round. The final merit list for admission to SID will be prepared based on the cumulative p

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The SEED 2025 syllabus is released by the Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID). It is very possible that the candidate finds some topics difficult. When the candidate encounters difficult topics, the first urge should be to try a little harder to tackle the topic. But if you are not able to get it do

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The SEED 2025 exam will be conducted tentatively in the 2nd week of January 2025. As per the official SEED syllabus, the question paper will include questions from the following topics - Visual Sensitivity and Judgement, Observational, Perceptual and Reasoning abilities, Problem Solving, Basic knowl

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When filling up the SEED 2024 application form, the candidate must furnish only correct and verifiable data. In case the candidate offers incorrect or false data, he or she may be disqualified. Note that the SID admission will have a counseling round, where all the information provided by the candid

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The Symbiosis institute of Design (SID) usually does not have an application correction windows. So, candidates must be careful when filling out the SEED 2025 application form. Note that if any incorrect information is furnished in the application, the candidate may be disqualified. The SID admissio

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To fill out the SEED application form, the candidate will have to upload the following documents:

  1. Class 10 mark sheet
  2. Class 12 mark sheet
  3. Recent passport size photography
  4. Signature
  5. Photos ID proof
  6. Caste certificate (if applicable).

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3 Institutes accepting SEED

B.Des. in Fashion Design
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    Placements

    2.3

    Infrastructure

    4.3

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.3

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.7

    Value for Money

    3.3

    Learning Experience

    0.0

    Course Support

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  • Total Fees: ₹ 17.60 Lakh
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  • 4 years
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  • Full Time
B.Des. (SID, Noida)
  • Total Fees: ₹ 12.40 Lakh
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  • 4 years
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  • Full Time

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