CEED Qulifier Material - IIT, IISC, REC

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CEED Qulifier Material - IIT, IISC, REC

  1. 1. CEED 2007 Qualifier Series
  2. 2. What next after CEED Qualifying <ul><li>Congratulations! </li></ul><ul><li>Get ready for the next steps </li></ul>
  3. 3. Models of seat allotments <ul><li>No Value to CEED score or rank </li></ul><ul><li>Places like IDC, IITB do not have any value to your ceed score, they allot completely based on your performance in test and interview </li></ul><ul><li>Some % of value to CEED score </li></ul><ul><li>There are some places, especially the new places (Old times IDDC, IITD) they used to have 40 to 50% wt. to the CEED score and rest on your performance in test and interview </li></ul><ul><li>Value to CEED or Gate Score </li></ul><ul><li>Some allow any of the scores from Gate or CEED, but I think this has been stopped now. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Good News! <ul><li>Qualifying CEED has just made you walk up to the last door of the selection process! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Next steps for you <ul><li>Filling up the forms </li></ul><ul><li>Tests </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul>
  6. 6. Filling forms <ul><li>Forms will contain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Essays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Product drawings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal profile </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Note: Not all forms will ask for all this info. So you can just refer to respective sections in this presentation </li></ul>
  7. 7. Filling up the forms …1 <ul><li>Forms will contain </li></ul><ul><li>Essays </li></ul><ul><li>This is generally about some product, some situation or sometimes about your own personal life. They need to be brief and crisp. Try writing these down else where and get it reviewed too before updating. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Filling up the forms …2 <ul><li>Drawings – typically products </li></ul><ul><li>These are key to success, during interview these could be potentil target for getting questions so try to keep it simple and clean. Before drawing anything try the same elsewhere, learn about product renderings on some online sites. Sample sites are given below </li></ul><ul><li>- http:// www.cube.net.au/concept.htm </li></ul><ul><li>- http:// www.cardesignonline.com/design/sketching/index.php </li></ul><ul><li>Typically for the products you draw, you may have to write some explanation about why do you think they are good or bad in usage or on any evaluation. Do not just say “I donn like it’s color, it not useful, you have to be very crisp about it and also mention why do you think so. </li></ul><ul><li>Example : Handling of this product by left hand while I’m driving is not great so it lacks in usage during driving. </li></ul><ul><li>Very IMP - Do not get the drawings done by others – interviewers are smart enough to easily find out if you drew the same </li></ul>
  9. 9. Filling up the forms …3 <ul><li>Personal info </li></ul><ul><li>This is general info about you, and it’s self explanatory </li></ul>
  10. 10. What’s after the from filling <ul><li>Test </li></ul><ul><li>Personal panel interview </li></ul>
  11. 11. Tests…1 <ul><li>Tests are conducted in respective premises where you will be admitted to. </li></ul><ul><li>Tests will include upto 3 problems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open ended problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem with constraint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General knowledge (optional) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Typically you have 2 to 3 hours for the test </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing is essential for all the questions </li></ul><ul><li>Test for Product, Visual design, Animation design may be different </li></ul><ul><li>(The format may change, so be careful) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Tests…2 <ul><li>Open ended problem </li></ul><ul><li>Sample problems: </li></ul><ul><li>Design a torch for people riding bi-cycle </li></ul><ul><li>Water bottle for college students </li></ul><ul><li>Design a webpage for kids in India for Games </li></ul><ul><li>Do not copy and try to create/design the products same way as you see in </li></ul><ul><li>market or at your home. </li></ul><ul><li>Build few one or two element of surprises or new ideas which are catchy and </li></ul><ul><li>you can explain in better fashion in the interview </li></ul><ul><li>Think about the user who will use the product, what he will be doing while using </li></ul><ul><li>The product, environment, light condition, monitory valuation, problem in mass </li></ul><ul><li>production etc etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Example embedding a diamond in the torch here is a wrong design  </li></ul>
  13. 13. Tests…3 <ul><li>Problem with constraint </li></ul><ul><li>Sample problems: </li></ul><ul><li>Design a shoe rack from 20 meter steel wire of dia. 6mm and a metal sheet of size 5feetX5feet </li></ul><ul><li>Design a cage for your beloved parrot “Ballu” using Paper, wire, cloth and few buttons </li></ul><ul><li>You have to make a pamphlet for promotion of a beauty product – XYZ cream in rural India for distribution. Come out with a design showing actual visual look, branding, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a icon for the Olympic in Bejing, also write down a philosophy behind your design. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Interview <ul><li>Interviews are different for different streams which you apply for, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Product design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animation design </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Typically the interviews last for 30 mins to 1 hour </li></ul><ul><li>Your application form, test paper, any tricky questions asked in CEED, your background, your portfolio, general knowledge are the areas on which you will be drilled in the interview </li></ul>
  15. 15. Product Design <ul><li>This stream is to do with the products which you use, see around you and which are more physical in nature. </li></ul><ul><li>Typically the interviews will be on – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your design of the product, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What’s so great about your design? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any constraints your design has </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why these colors are used? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviewers may have some products with them and they may ask – what is it made from?, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes they may have a small componenet of the product “say handle of cooker” and they will ask do you know which product’s component this is? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Typical questions on materials, day to day observations, your personal profile, manufacturing processes for various objects and products etc . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open ended questions like – what was the most creative stuff so far you have done in your life, why do you want to come to this college? Etc. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Visual communication <ul><li>More visual design questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Which website you like the most and why? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Which Ad on TV, or a movie clip you like the most </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What if I have to create a site say for Indian audience for say online chat what are the important things one needs to keep in mind </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give list of 5 products which map to word “pleasant”, or say “monster” or say “open” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pleasant – ponds talk, toilet freshener </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monster – Yello dumper trucks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Open - Dust been </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Think on these lines) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can you give some design metaphors which can be used for the design of say a “dessert buggy” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You have to promote a new brand of say power bikes in India who from the Indian politicians you will choose as a brand ambassador? (Think on this, this is tricky) and next question will be why do you think so? </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Animation Design <ul><li>Character – Think of a kids icon like spider-man for India, who would it be? and what kind of stories can be written around him/her? </li></ul>
  18. 18. What more! <ul><li>For </li></ul><ul><li>CEED 2008 People </li></ul><ul><li>Material Series will start soon! </li></ul><ul><li>Keep in touch and join the yahoo group </li></ul><ul><li>http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ceed_india </li></ul><ul><li>http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ceed_india/join </li></ul>

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