Best Books for CEED 2023: Subject-wise Books to get Better Results, Preparation Tips & Study Material

Common Entrance Examination for Design 2023 ( CEED )

Result: 11 Mar '23 - 13 Jun '23

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Updated on Mar 7, 2023 10:54 IST

CEED Study Material 2023 - IIT Bombay is conducting the CEED 2023 entrance exam on January 22, 2023. The application form for the exam is now closed.

This means you are now left with around 1 month to prepare for the exam.

One month, to be frank, isn’t a great deal of time, especially if you preparing for the CEED 2023 exam from scratch.

But there is a silver lining! 

It is if you select the best study material for CEED 2023 and do smart preparation, you can ace the exam!

So, here we have compiled the best books for CEED 2023 suggested by toppers and experts.

In addition to the study material for CEED, this article also contains useful resources and tips to prepare for the exam, including the past 10 years' original question papers

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CEED 2023 - Recommended Books

Name of the book

Author / Publication

CEED & NID M.Des Entrance Books and Test Series

Ashish Popli, Pradosh Swain, Rishabh Rhode

Cracking CEED and UCEED

Ashok Goel and Arjun Kamal

CEED (M. Des) Test Series 


Study Notes Material on IIFT + NID + NIFT for 2022-2023

Sourav Sir’s Classes

Comprehensive English for NID, NIFT, UCEED, CEED, NATA, B.Arch & Other Design Entrance Exams by Designologue


Design Drawing 

Francis DK Ching



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CEED Preparation Tips 2023

Improve your sketching skills - Candidates must practice sketching regularly. Always carry a notebook with you because you never know when your mind will be crossed by any striking thought.

  • Follow a timetable - With less than four months left for the exam, now is not the time to indulge in leisure activities. Instead, pull up your socks and hit the ground running! Once you have made the study timetable, follow it up with slackening.
  • Solve sample papers - It is a very important exercise that every M.Des aspirant must undertake. There are multiple benefits of solving CEED 2023 sample papers. For instance, it will help you to understand the question paper structure, the difficulty level, the marking scheme, the topics from which questions are asked, etc. Consequently, by solving the mock tests, you can improve your problem-solving skills and time management.
  • Find out the scoring topics - Note that there are some topics that are easy to score off; you need to identify these topics for some sure-shot marks. Once you have these easy marks in your bag, you will feel more confident about the rest of your preparation.
  • Don’t get stuck with difficult topics - If you are not able to master a topic even after some effort, give it up for the time being. Once you are done with the rest of the CEED 2023 syllabus, you can come back and attack these topics with renewed vigor. If need be, don’t shy away from taking outside help to get over sticky or difficult points.
  • Check out YouTube tutorials - The social media is full of CEED exam preparation guides; if you do a little due diligence, you can quickly find a few useful ones that can help you with some important topics.
  • Take mock tests - Mock tests are usually taken closer to the exam to give the finishing touches to one’s preparation.
  • Work on your drawing and observation skills. 


Also Read:CEED 2023 - Last Three Months’ Study Plan


CEED Previous years’ question papers

IIT Bombay, the exam conducting body, releases the official question papers for the CEED entrance exam. The question papers are typically released after the completion of the exam.

This means the CEED 2023 will be uploaded to the official exam portal after the CEED 2023 exam is over.

CEED Study Material 2023 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. Suggest some good books to prepare for CEED 2023 exam?

A. Here are books recommended by experts for CEED 2023 exam preparation:
  • Cracking CEED and UCEED
  • CEED (M. Des) Test Series 
  • Study Notes Material on IIFT + NID + NIFT 
  • Comprehensive English for NID, NIFT, UCEED, CEED, NATA, B.Arch & Other Design Entrance Exams by Designologue
  • Design Drawing 

Q. What is the benefit of reading best books for CEED 2023?

A. Some of the key benefits of following good study material for CEED 2023 include:
  1. These books will few to no eros
  2. Will be written as per the CEED 2023 syllabus
  3. Are written keeping in mind the student and use simple, uncomplicated language.
  4. Explain all the concepts and theories in detail.
  5. Will contain sample questions for testing one’s understanding.

Q. When will the CEED 2023 exam be conducted?

A. The CEED 2023 exam will be conducted on January 22, 2023. 

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