AIEED Sample Papers 2020
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AIEED Sample Papers 2020 - Aspirants for All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED) should solve AIEED 2020 sample papers to brush-up their knowledge and streamline their preparation level. AIEED sample papers are in accordance with the syllabus and exam pattern of the entrance exam. Solving the sample paper enables candidates to have an idea about the topics from which repeatedly questions are asked in AIEED exam. Another advantage of solving AIEED sample papers 2020 is that candidates discover their weak and strong areas. Also, the sample paper helps in improving accuracy and speed. When candidates practice sample paper on a regular basis, it aids them to avoid mistakes when appearing in the entrance exam. AIEED 2020 will be conducted by both ways, computer-based and offline mode.
Latest - AIEED 2020 for January session is being conducted from January 15 to 30, 2020. AIEED 2020 result will be declared after five days of completion of the exam.

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AIEED 2020 Important Dates

Candidates should go through the detailed schedule of AIEED 2020. All important dates of AIEED 2020 are listed below in the table.

AIEED Important Dates



Start date of AIEED application form

October 1, 2019

Last date to fill AIEED application formNovember 28, 2019

Release of AIEED admit card

Soon after registration

AIEED 2020 Exam Date

December 1 to 15, 2019

AIEED 2020 Result (GAT)

After seven day of online exam

AIEED Result 2020 (CAT)

Five days after completion of all stages of AIEED

Advantages of Solving AIEED 2020 Sample Papers

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  • Candidates can find their strong and weak areas and they can prepare accordingly so that they can overcome their weaknesses.

  • Solving AIEED 2020 sample papers will make candidates familiar about the type of questions, division of marks, which questions are more or less time-consuming and also develops familiarity with AIEED exam pattern.

  • When it comes to enhancing time management skills, solving sample papers plays a vital role in it.

Points to Remember for AIEED 2020 Question Paper

  • Both stages of AIEED 2020 question paper - Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) and General Aptitude Test (GAT) are available separately.

  • AIEED 2020 sample papers are available in PDF format to download.

AIEED Sample Papers

Candidates can download the previous years’ AIEED sample papers that are provided in the table below.

Exam Name

Sample Paper Links

General Aptitude Test

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Creative Aptitude Test

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Download previous years’ AIEED question papers

For preparation purpose, candidates can download previous years’ AIEED question papers by clicking on the link given below.

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AIEED Exam Pattern 2020

The exam pattern of AIEED mentions the mode and duration of the exam. Also, it consists of the marking scheme, different stages and the medium of the exam. Candidates are given the options to choose the slots to appear for the entrance exam at their convenience. AIEED 2020 is held in three stages (Stage 1, Stage 2 and Stage 3) wherein they appear for different papers, including interaction. Both the stages (Stage 1 and Stage 2) of AIEED are held in the online mode. Stage 3 of the entrance test is interaction.

AIEED 2020 Exam Pattern- General Aptitude Test (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)

After appearing for GAT, candidates have to appear in the second stage of the exam which is the creative aptitude test (CAT). Candidates will have to sit for 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:

  • Focus & Clarity

  • Composure

  • General Articulation Skills

  • Range of work in portfolio

  • Depth of thinking

AIEED Mock Test 2020

ARCH academy of design provides AIEED mock test for candidates so that they will get to know how to solve the questions. If candidates are willing to take the mock test of AIEED 2020, then they have to register first by filling some necessary details. Once candidates have registered successfully, they would see the timer on the computer screen. Now candidates need to click on “start exam” button. There are a few more things such as candidates can navigate questions by clicking on previous and next question button. Taking mock test also assist aspirants to enhance their speed and accuracy of solving questions.

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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

Bhaskar Nakkina 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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Apurv 9th Oct, 2019

Hello Nikhil, Well, air conditioner is pretty common now-a-days. Air conditioner regulates the air inside a room and takes out the warm air and replaces it with cooler air. Air conditioner is very helpful in case of very hot climate or very cold climate as it works irrespective of the weather outside.


Im studying in class 12 (PCM). What do I have to do for applying for aieed? What is the minimum present required...?

Aditya kumar Student Expert 26th Jul, 2019
Hello dear student,
Greetings! ! ! !
Eligibility for

Students who have Appeared for/Cleared Class 10+2 (CBSE/ICSE/IB/State Board/NIOS or equivalent as per UGC Guidelines) are eligible to write AIEED Exam.
Class 10+1 Students can also write AIEED 2019. Qualifying students will be eligible for direct admission in the academic year 2020 after clearing the  3rd & last stage of the exam.
Good luck

I am qualified in nata how I should give aieed exam would I be appear in all stage of aieed?

Sanjana Singh 11th May, 2019

Hey Meera,

Hope you are doing well!

Sorry,I could'nt get what exactly you are trying to ask.

No Worries,I am providing you with a link below:

Hope so it helps!

Else any query feel free to ask :)

All the best!

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