AIEED 2020 - ARCH Academy of Design has extended the exam slot for January session till May 31, 2020. The authorities successfully conducted AIEED 2020 for December session from December 1 to 15, 2019. The authorities declared AIEED 2020 result after five days of the exam. The entrance exam consists of three stages - General Aptitude Test (GAT), Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) and Interaction. The conducting body will conduct All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED) 2020 in online mode in two slot i.e December slot and January slot. AIEED 2020 is conducted to offer admission to qualified candidates in undergraduate design programmes. Test-takers will be judged based on their creativity, design sensitivity & aesthetic abilities. The authorities released the application form of AIEED 2020 on October 1, 2019, in online mode. Also, the exam will test the logical reasoning and problem-solving aptitude of the student. READ AIEED 2020 to know the release date of the application form, exam date of all the sessions and result date.
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AIEED 2020 Overview



Name of the exam

All India Entrance Examination for Design

Common name


Exam Conducting Body

ARCH Academy of Design

Validity of score

One year

Category of Exam


Total number of seats



Delhi and Jaipur

Type of Exam


AIEED Important Dates 2020

The important dates of AIEED 2020 announced by the authorities. The table below includes the dates of the events related to AIEED 2020.

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Schedule of AIEED 2020



Release date of AIEED application form 2020

October 1, 2019

Last date to fill AIEED application form 2020

November 28, 2019

AIEED Admit Card 2020

Soon after registration

December session

AIEED 2020

December 1 to 15, 2019

Interaction through Skype

To be notified

AIEED Result 2020 (GAT)

Soon after completion of the exam

AIEED Result 2020 (CAT)

Five days after completion of all the stages of AIEED

January session

AIEED 2020

January 15 to April 15, 2020

January 15 to April 30, 2020

January 15 to May 31, 2020

Programmes offered under AIEED 2020

  • Fashion Design

  • Interior Design

  • Jewellery Design

  • Craft & Accessory Design

  • Bachelor of Visual Arts (B.V.A) Applied Arts

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

AIEED Admit Card 2020

AIEED 2020 admit card is made available to candidates soon after the registration. Candidates can see the slot mentioned in the admit card of AIEED 2020. Candidates will have to appear in the exam according to the slot. It is advisable to candidates to keep AIEED 2020 admit card safely till completion of the admission process.

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AIEED Exam Pattern 2020

When candidates will go through the exam pattern of AIEED 2020, they will come to know about the duration of the exam, the mode in which the exam is conducted, the different stages of the exam, the medium of the exam and the marking scheme. The authorities give the option for selecting the slot in which they wish to appear for the AIEED 2020 entrance exam.

Stage 1 of AIEED 2020 - General Aptitude Test

Appearing in stage 1 of AIEED 2020 which is General Aptitude Test (GAT) is compulsory for candidates.

Exam pattern of AIEED 2020- GAT

The exam will be conducted in online mode in different slots, such as

  • 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon

  • 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

General Aptitude Test

Testing parameters

Total Number of questions

Total Marks


Design related awareness



Two Hours

Design sensibilities,

Awareness on global issues

Design sensibilities,



AIEED 2020 Exam Pattern - Creative Aptitude Test (Stage 2)

Candidates who appear for GAT, which is the first stage of AIEED 2020, they will have to appear in the second stage of the exam which is the creative aptitude test (CAT).

Candidates will have to take the test within three days of completing GAT.

S. No

Total marks



Testing Parameters

Creative Ability Test (CAT)


Mode of Exam


Thinking and creative problem solving, awareness of design principles

Duration of Exam

Three hours


10:00 am to 1:00 pm

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Stage 3 - Video, Portfolio and Personal Interaction

In this stage of the admission process, candidates have to introduce themselves through skype interaction and also showcase their portfolio. Candidates are analysed on the following parameters:

  • Composure

  • Focus & clarity

  • General articulation skills

  • Depth of thinking

  • Range of work in the portfolio

The total marks for this stage is 200 and the interaction is of 30 minutes.

AIEED Sample Papers 2020

The sample papers of AIEED 2019 are provided so that candidates get an idea about the topics from which questions are asked in the entrance exam. Also, they will be acquainted with the type of questions that are asked as well as the marking scheme. Solving the sample papers boost the confidence level while increasing the chance of scoring high in the exam.

Candidates can download AIEED sample papers 2020 from the links given below in the table:


Exam Name

Download Link of Sample Papers


General Aptitude Test

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Creative Aptitude Test

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AIEED Mock Test 2020

The authorities give a facility to practice AIEED mock test, candidates will have to register to take the mock test. Candidates will have to mention the following details before prior to taking AIEED mock test 2020.

  • Candidate’s name

  • Email address

  • City

  • Mobile number

After filling the above-mentioned details, candidates will have to click on the ‘Sign in’ button.

AIEED 2020 Online Exam Guidelines

The online exam guidelines of AIEED 2020 will help candidates get an idea about how they can navigate through different sections at the time of appearing in the online test.

  • Candidates will have the option to review and change their answers any number of times.

  • There will be a countdown timer on the exam window

  • Candidates can freely navigate between the questions by using “next” and “previous” buttons.

AIEED Result 2020

Test-takers must note that AIEED 2020 result will be announced five days after completion of all the stages of the examination. The result for GAT will be announced soon after the completion of the exam. The authorities are likely to inform candidates about the result through mail or students can check on the official website.

AIEED Counselling 2020

The qualified candidates of AIEED 2020 examination will have to take part in the counselling and get their documents verified. The documents they have to bring at the time of the counselling are:

  • Four passport size photograph

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

  • Medical fitness certificate

  • Portfolio at the time of interview

  • An attested migration and transfer certificate

  • 10th and 12th passing certificate

  • School Leaving and Character Certificate Migration Certificate

They will also have to deposit the admission fee as prescribed in the selection letter within stipulated time to secure a seat. Students securing admission whose 12th result is waiting will have to submit a non-judicial stamp of Rs 50 mentioning that admission is provisional subject to passing the qualifying exam.

AIEED Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria of AIEED 2020 mentions the parameters as to academic qualifications that candidates must meet to be eligible to appear in the entrance test.

Academic Criteria for AIEED 2019

Candidates who have passed 10+2 from any one of the following boards or equivalent which is in accordance with UGC guidelines are eligible to apply for the exam. They should score 48 percent or above in the exam

List of Boards

  • CBSE

  • ICSE

  • IB

  • State Board

  • NIOS

  • Students who are pursuing 10+1, they will also be eligible to appear in the entrance test.

AIEED Application Form 2020

The authorities released AIEED 2020 application form in online mode on October 1, 2019 for the various bachelor of design programmes. Candidates belonging to different categories had to pay fee of Rs 3000 through the specified payment modes.

Steps to fill AIEED 2020 application form

Step 1 - Registration

Step 2 - Select the course and the campus where candidate wants to take admission

Step 3 - Fill all the personal details

Step 4 - Mention all the academic details

Step 5 - Upload the requisite documents

Step 6 - Pay the application fee

Mode of payment of AIEED Application Fee

Candidates will have to pay the fee through any one of the following modes:

  • Net banking

  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Demand Draft
  • Payment at Bank of India Branch

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - AIEED 2020

Question: When will AIEED 2020 stage 1 and 2 be conducted and in what mode?


AIEED 2020 for December session  was conducted from December 1 to 15, 2019. The exam is conducted in online mode. 

Question: What is the exam duration for AIEED stage 1 and 2?


AIEED stage 1 is conducted for 2 hours while stage 2 for three hours. 

Question: What are the different slots for GAT and CAT?


Candidates could appear in AIEED  CAT in the following slots - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Question: Can we fill AIEED 2020 application form in offline mode?


No, the application form could be filled only in online mode. AIEED 2020 application form was released on October 1, 2019. 

Question: Is it compulsory to appear both in CAT and GAT?


GAT is the first phase of AIEED and appearing in this exam is compulsory for all applicants.

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please tell if student who has done 10+2 commerce is eligible for aieed . pls also suggest us any other way student with 10+2 commerce ( maths) can go for (interior design) as career

Sanjay Khandelwal 22nd Jan, 2020
There are few colleges which have B. Design course (interior design) you can get direct admission in that, mostly people apply for interior design course as a short term and diploma courses. After completing your diploma you will have good scope in this. But if you want to apply for then you can apply directly to the college.

please tell me the syllabus of NID DAT and aieed


Mayank, topics covered in the prelims of NID DAT are:

  • Innovation in design
  • Principles of composition
  • Inspiration & design development
  • Theme development
  • Design theory
  • Natural & geometrical form
  • Exercises on imagination
  • Optical illusion
  • Colour, pattern & texture
  • Lateral thinking
  • Design awareness
  • Creative thinking & writing
  • Graphics & pictograms
  • Form & function
  • Drawing fundamentals
  • Ornaments & motifs
  • Imagination & doodling
  • Understanding light & shade
  • Elements & principles of design
  • Colour psychology & optical illusions
  • 3D visualization
  • Lettering
  • Developing observation
  • Good design vs. bad design
  • Optical illusion
  • Mood, theme & color inter-relationship
  • Visual logic
  • Outline for beginners
  • Colour terminology
  • Presentation techniques
  • Memory drawing
  • Picture analysis
  • Usage of color in compositions
  • Innovation & creation
  • Natural & geometrical form
  • Use of measurements, scale & proportions
  • Expression & emotion
  • Developing themes & colour associations
  • Foreshortening & perspective
  • Inspiration & creativity

In the Mains exam, practical based tests are taken. They may consist of one or more of the below activities:

  • Model making
  • Material manipulation
  • Audio-visual exercises
  • Mock interview
  • Evolving ideas
  • Body language based evaluation
  • Doodling
  • Creative thinking
  • Portfolio making

In AIEED, there are two tests- GAT (General Ability Test) and CAT (Creative Ability Test). GAT consists of topics like Design sensibility, Logical reasoning, Design related awareness and Awareness on global issues and concepts comprehension. CAT will assess you on Written and visual skills, Design thinking, Lateral thinking and creative problem solving and Awareness of design principles.


hello... Im studying in class 11th (PCM) i wanted to know about the procedure to give this exam AIEED... Thank you

Nakkina Sai Bhaskar Student Expert 8th Nov, 2019


AIEED is a All india Entrance exam for design. This is a National level Entrance exam Conducted by ARCH Academy of Design for admission to Under graduate and post graduate courses. AIEED 2020 notification has been released on October 4.


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