AIEED 2021: All India Entrance Exam for Design

AIEED Entrance Exam

All India Entrance Exam for Design in short AIEED is a national level entrance exam conducted by ARCH Academy of Design.

Through this exam, candidates will be allotted a seat in various courses of UG and PG.

Strategic Management, Leadership Programme, and Design Management are some of the programmes in which students get admission after successful completion of the entrance exam.

In this article, you will find all the information related to AIEED 2021 such as eligibility criteria, syllabus, application form, results etc.

AIEED 2021 – Overview

Exam Name All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED)
Conducting Body ARCH Academy of Design
Application Mode Online
Courses Offered Graduate and Post-Graduate courses in Design
Official Website
Exam Mode Online
AIEED Validity Score 1 year
AIEED Help Desk

1800 3070 0626

No. of Seats Available Undergraduate Course- 164; Post-Graduate Course- 200

AIEED 2021 Important Dates

To avoid missing out on any of the deadlines, candidates should go through the comprehensive AIEED 2021 schedule. For your reference all relevant AIEED 2021 Exam Dates are listed below:

Event Date (Tentative)
Start Date of Application Form October 2020
Last Date for Submission of Application Form November 2020
Admit card One week before the exam
GAT (Stage I) (Compulsory for all Applicants) December 2021
CAT (Stage II) (Only for UG Students) January 2021
Result Announcement 7 days after exam

AIEED 2021 Application Form

The candidates qualifying the eligibility criteria will be able to apply for the exam, in this section, the candidate will find all the details about AIEED 2021 Application Form:

  • Candidate should read the information carefully before applying
  • The application form is available in online mode from 1st October 2020
  • Should submit the application form through online mode
  • Candidate should fill all the relevant information that Is mentioned in the application form
  • Along with the application form, the candidate should attach the scanned copy of 10th and 12th mark sheets.
  • Candidate should also attach the scanned copy of the photograph to the application form
  • Candidate should pay the application fee before applying
  • Without paying the application fee, the candidate will not be able to apply for the examination
  • Candidate can pay the application fee by choosing net banking/credit/debit cards or through DD
  • DD should be drawn in favour of “Arch Educational Society” payable at Jaipur
  • Students who are paying the application fee through DD should send the filled in application form along with DD and 10th and 12th scanned copies of mark sheets to the address given below.
  • It is advised to keep a photocopy of the application form for future reference till the admission process is over

ARCH Academy of Design,
Plot No. 9, Govind Marg,
Malviya Nagar Institutional Area, Malviya Nagar,

AIEED 2021 Application Fee

  • Should pay a non-refundable amount of INR 3000
  • Applicants can pay it using Online Gateway, Demand Draft and payment through bank.

AIEED 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying candidate should check whether they are eligible to apply or not if the applied candidate does not fulfil the eligibility criteria his application will be rejected.

Following is the information related to Eligibility Criteria of AIEED 2021:

Following Is the Eligibility Criteria for UG Courses:

Age Criteria:

Candidates should be 16 and above to apply for UG courses

Qualifying Examination
1.Should pass 10+2 or equivalent from any of the Government recognized board.
2. Students who are appearing for 10+1 are also eligible to apply.
3. It should be above 16 years and above.

Following Is the Eligibility Criteria for PG Courses:

Age Criteria:

Candidates should be 19 and above to apply for PG courses

Qualifying Examination
1. Should be a graduate in any discipline from any recognized university.
2. Undergoing Graduates can also apply.
3. Students who have a diploma in design can also apply.

AIEED 2021 Exam Pattern

In this section, you will find the Exam Pattern of AIEED 2021:

  • Students may appear via online mode for the exam.
  • AIEED aims to assess the design sensitivity of candidates, the ability to solve problems and creativity, critical reasoning and awareness regarding world affairs.
  • 2 different parts of the CAT (Creative Ability Test) or GAT (General Ability Test) exam will be available.
  • Candidates can attempt AIEED exam in online mode. The number of questions asked in the examination is 45 to 50, based on the scale of the examination ‘s difficulty.
No. of Papers 2 (GAT and CAT)
Exam Mode For GAT – Only Online Mode
For CAT – Online Mode
Duration of exam 3 hours and 15 minutes or 195 minutes
Format of exam 45 – 50 Objective Questions (MCQ)
Total marks of the exam 200 marks
Negative Marking No
Language of exam Bilingual Questions available in both English and Hindi
Can answer in either language
Can answer only in English if taking online exam
Topics covered in the exam Design Sensitivity, Creative Sensitivity, Problem Solving and Logical Reasoning.

List of Courses offered through AIEED

For the candidates’ reference, the list of courses offered through AIEED 2021 is given in the table below. The number of seats available for all of the courses for your reference is also given:

Undergraduate Programs (UG) Postgraduate Programs (PG)
Fashion design (30 seats) Fashion Design (30 seats)
Interior Design (30 seats) GPEM (30 seats)
Graphic Design (20 seats) Interior Design (30 seats)
Jewellery Design (20 seats) Jewellery Design (30 seats)
Craft Product Design (20 seats) Lifestyle Accessory Design (20 seats)
Design Management (20 seats) Design Communication (20 seats)
BVA (Bachelor in Visual Arts) (24 seats) Strategic Design Management (20 seats)
Strategic Management & Leadership (20 seats)

AIEED 2021 Syllabus

Students who are appearing for the exam should read:

Awareness of Design, General Awareness, Comprehension, Reasoning Psychological Analysis, Visual Ability, Lateral Thinking, Skill Setting.

AIEED 2021 Admit Card

  • After the successfully applying for the entrance exam, AIEED 2021 admit card will be released by the exam conducting body within 3 days of the submission of application form.
  • Candidate can download his admit card from the official website of AIEED and should be attested by Gazetted officer/ any principal.
  • The admit card contains all the basic information such as candidate roll no, category, gender, photograph, exam, time etc.
  • Candidate should show his/her admit card whenever the invigilator asks for it.
  • Without admit card no one will be allowed to enter the examination hall.
  • Candidate should preserve his/her admit card till the entire admission process gets completed.

AIEED 2021 Exam Centers

  • Candidates can appear in online mode for AIEED.
  • Candidates must state their preference of AIEED Exam Center when filling out the application form.
  • A total of 3 exam centers can be selected in the Online Application Forms in order of their preference.
  • In the end, ARCH Academy will assign 1 review center or 1 final date & time slot.
  • Candidates have the option of only once changing their choice of exam center or exam date & time slot.
  • They must have a clear explanation for the request for the change in writing to [email protected], at least 15 days before AIEED ‘s actions.
AIEED Exam Center
Jaipur Ahmedabad
Patna Kolkata
Delhi Indore
Lucknow Mumbai

While filling out the application form for the AIEED 2021 exam, aspirants can, as per their preference, fill in 3 exam center choices from the above listed ones.

AIEED 2021 Mock Test

The Mock Test facility is being used by ARCH design and business college online. Candidate can take the mock test facility to understand field and course information and Candidate should assess their results according to the examination’s difficulty level. To participate in the Mock Exam, the applicant will need to register themselves first. For candidate’s convenience, we provided a link below.

AIEED 2021 Results

  • After the examination, the exam conducting authority releases the results in online mode and also the candidate will be informed through an SMS.
  • Candidate can check the result in online mode also.
  • Counselling is strictly based on the performance of the candidate.

AIEED Selection Procedure

  • AIEED Selection Procedure will include various parameters for the final selection of candidates such as the entrance examination score, background of education, and interview & portfolio performance, etc.
  • Personal interview for all candidates successfully passing AIEED will be held. It would be carried out at the Jaipur ARCH campus. It is suggested that all qualified candidates appear at the interview round at least 15 minutes before the start of the interview session as specified.
  • Failure to reach the venue on time will lead to rejection of the candidacy.

NOTE: In the case of awaited results, candidates need to submit the mark sheet by July. Admission offered till then will be considered as provisional.

AIEED 2021 Counselling

  • In AIEED Counselling, selected candidates will participate. They must report according to the scheduled date and time slot at the ARCH Academy of Design campus in Jaipur for the counselling process. Candidates would be granted merit-only admission.
  • Candidates are required to carry AIEED Admit Card in a printed form along with a valid proof of ID and a valid certificate of migration and transfer while reporting for counseling.
  • A Grade 1 Gazetted Officer will attest the documents. The final admittance is granted on a temporary basis and subject to eligibility criteria being satisfied. Candidate acceptance is deemed final only after the affiliating authority has approved it.
  • If applicants are unavailable on the specified counseling session date and time slot or have failed to submit the fee through Demand draft, their application for admission may be canceled. The seat would pass into the merit list automatically to the next candidate.
  • In case of a query or doubt, candidates should contact the admission department of ARCH Academy of Design. Details are mentioned below:

ARCH Academy of Design,
Plot No 9, Govind Marg,
Malviya Nagar Institutional Area,
Jaipur 302017
Phone Numbers: 0141-4060500/02/03, 9414070678, 180030700626
Email: [email protected]
Working Hours: Monday to Saturday (10 am to 5 pm)

AIEED Scholarship Scheme

  • Students will receive the scholarship on the basis of the following criteria: AIEED result, past qualification performance, interview + portfolio, family income, single mother’s ward, Servicemen, craftsmen or craftsmen, etc.
  • The scholarship is awarded first come first served.
  • Once all the scholarships are claimed, even if they satisfy all the requirements, further students would not be considered for the same.


When and how will the AIEED 2021 registration process start?

AIEED 2021 application process is expected to start from the fourth week of October 2020 through online mode.

How can I make registration fee payment for AIEED 2021?

The registration fee payment can be made online (debit/ credit card/ net banking) or offline (through DD) mode.

Can I make corrections in the details of the AIEED 2021 registration form?

No, you can’t make corrections in registration details.

When will the AIEED 2021 entrance test be organized?

The entrance exam will be conducted in the third week of January 2021.

In what mode will be the AIEED 2021 entrance test held?

The entrance test will be held in online mode.

Is there any negative marking in the exam?

No, there is no negative marking in AIEED.

In case of any query regarding AIEED 2021, you can ask your query in the comments section below.

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