AIEED 2018

AIEED AIEED 2018- ARCH Academy of Design, having campuses in Delhi and Jaipur, made available application form of AIEED 2018 for UG Design admissions from November 15, 2017 onwards. The institute conducted All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED) 2018 for filling around 140 undergraduate seats in fashion and design programmes. Two stages were held- General Ability Test (GAT) and Creative Ability Test (CAT). AIEED CAT 2018 was conducted in online as well as centre based mode. AIEED 2018 will evaluate candidates’ aesthetic sense, creativity, design sensitivity, logical reasoning and problem-solving aptitude. Those, who will qualify in both these stages of AIEED 2018, will be eligible to appear for portfolio assessment and personal interview. Aspirants can check complete details of AIEED 2018 including courses offered, seat intake, important dates, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, application form, test pattern, result, counselling, and more on this page.


Brief about AIEED 2018

Exam name - All India Entrance Examination for Design

Popularly known as - AIEED

Exam type - Undergraduate

Conducting body - ARCH Academy of Design

Score validity - 1 year

Number of Seats - 138

Campuses - Delhi and Jaipur

Seat Intake of Undergraduate Fashion and Design Programmes


Programmes Offered



Fashion Design & Business



Fashion & Textile Design



Jewellery Design & Business



Lifestyle Accessories Design



Interior Design



Craft Product Design & Business



Graphic Design & Business



Applied Arts (Visual Art)



Interior Design & Business




AIEED Important Dates 2018


ARCH Academy of Design, the exam conducting body, has announced AIEED 2018 important dates in the month of November 2017. The entrance exam is conducted in two stages- GAT and CAT. Aspirants can check below the schedule of important dates of AIEED 2018:   


AIEED 2018 Event



Availability of AIEED 2018 application form 2018

November 15, 2017


Availability of AIEED admit card 2018

1 week before exam date


AIEED 2018 stage 1- General Ability Test (GAT)

March 15 to May 10, 2018


AIEED 2018 stage 2- Creative Ability Test (CAT)

Online- March 20 to May 30, 2018

Centre based- May 24, 2018


AIEED 2018 result declaration (online)

7 days after online exam


AIEED 2018 result declaration (offline)

February 2018


Beginning of AIEED counselling 2018

April 2018


Session begins

4th week of July 2018

Stage I- General Ability Test

(GAT) (March 15 - May 10, 2018)
GAT is the first phase of AIEED, and is compulsory for all applicants. 
Mode: Only online (3 hours/3 slots)

Choose any one time slot: 
10:00 am to 12:00 Noon 
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm 
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm 

Stage II - Creative Ability Test (CAT)

Mode: Online (3 hours)
Choose any one time slot: 
10:00 am to 1:00 pm 
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm 
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 

Mode: Centre Based (3 hours)
May 24, 2018 

Exam Centres:
Jaipur, Ahmadabad, Lucknow, Indore, Delhi, Kolkata

Stage III - Interaction

Introduction to yourself
(Video, Portfolio and Skype Interaction)


AIEED Selection Procedure 2018


The below mentioned parameters will be considered for the final selection of test-takers.

  1. Performance in past education field

  2. AIEED 2018 result (NATA/CAT/MAT/AIEEE score in respective courses)

  3. Performance in interview + portfolio

AIEED Result 2018


Result of AIEED 2018 will be first announced for General Ability Test (GAT). The qualified candidates will have to appear for the second stage, which is Creative Ability Test (CAT). The dates for declaration of AIEED 2018 result will be announced in November 2017.


AIEED Counselling 2018


Counselling of AIEED 2018 will be held for qualified candidates of CAT and GAT in the month of June. They will be required to bring with them the below mentioned attested documents during interview-

  • Medical fitness certificate

  • Portfolio at the time of interview

  • SC/ST, others (physically challenged, NRI, defense, artisans) are required to submit an attested proof.

  • 4 passport size photographs

  • Mark sheets of class 10 and 12 (original & attested photo copy)

  • An attested migration and transfer certificate

All these documents will be verified by ARCH Academy of Design, and the result of interview will be announced on the same day.


AIEED 2018 Scholarship Scheme


Students will be awarded scholarship based on their AIEED result 2018, performance in past qualification, interview & portfolio, family income, ward of single mother, servicemen or artisan, etc.


AIEED Eligibility Criteria 2018


Eligibility criteria of AIEED 2018 was declared by ARCH Academy of Design for candidates, who were willing to appear for the design entrance exam.

  • Aspirants must have appeared/cleared class 10+2 (CBSE/ ICSE/IB/ State Board/ NIOS or equivalent) according to the guidelines of UGC.

  • Those, who have valid NATA score/AIEEE rank, are not required to take AIEED 2018. They will be called directly for interview.

Note: Students of class 10+1 can also appear for the AIEED 2018. The qualified ones will be considered eligible for direct admission in 2019 after they clear the interview.  

  • Candidates should be of 16 years or above, according to Pearson-Edexcel norms applicable to all international UG level course.

AIEED Application Form 2018


AIEED 2018 application form was available from November 15, 2017 onwards in both modes- online and offline. Candidates could register online, download prospectus and the application form. The prospectus could also be purchased from ARCH Academy of Design centre either by cash or demand draft. 


Application fee -Rs.3000


Payment mode -Internet banking/demand draft/Bank of India branch


First, students will have to register themselves by entering following details-

  • Full name

  • E-mail ID

  • Mobile number

  • City

  • Course interested in

  • Current qualifications

AIEED Exam Centres 2018


AIEED 2018 exam centres are the cities where the entrance test was held. Applicants were required to choose three exam centres of AIEED 2018 while filling the application form. The offline exam was conducted across Jaipur, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Indore and Lucknow.


AIEED Exam Pattern 2018


Exam Pattern of AIEED 2018 as announced by ARCH Academy of Design can be checked below:


Time duration- 180 minutes (3 hours)


AIEED 2018 Exam Pattern

Entrance exam

Testing parameters


Total questions

Maximum marks

Exam mode

AIEED 2018 (Creative Ability Test + General Ability Test)

To evaluate design sensitivity, logical reasoning, creative skills, problem solving and knowledge of global issues


45 to 50


There will not be negative marking.


Note: AIEED 2018 offline exam can be answered in either English or Hindi. But candidates opting online mode will have to answer in English only. However, they can read the questions in Hindi too.


AIEED (CAT and GAT) Mock Test and Sample Paper 2018

Before appearing for the actual entrance exam, it is advisable that candidates practise sample papers of AIEED to get a fair idea about it.  


Candidates can practise the below given sample papers before appearing in AIEED 2018:

Practise Sample Test Paper of AIEED CAT here.

Practise Sample Test Paper of AIEED GAT here.

Practise AIEED Mock Test Paper here.


AIEED Admit Card 2018


Admit card of AIEED 2018 was issued by the Academy a week before the entrance exam. It is an important document, and must be carried to the test centre (for offline exam) on the day of test. AIEED 2018 admit card will also be needed during selection procedure (personal interview), counselling and admission.

Contact Info:

Arch Academy of Design

Plot no. 9, Govind Marg,

Malviya Nagar Institutional Area,

Malviya Nagar, Jaipur-302017

Phone: +91-141-4060500/02/03

Fax: +91-141-4060501

Mobile: +91-9414070678

E-Mail: [email protected]





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The application window is open till 28th-Dec so if you wish to apply then below is the link given -

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