Design

ARCH Academy of Design conducts All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED) to offer admissions to aspirants in undergraduate as well as postgraduate design programmes that are on offer by it. AIEED 2018 is scheduled to be conducted both as an online test as well as an offline exam which candidates can choose as per their convenience. The entrance exam conducted by AIEED comprises of a Creative Ability Test (CAT) as well as a General Ability Test (GAT).

ARCH Academy of Design Programmes

UG Courses

  • Fashion & Textile Design
  • Fashion Design & Business
  • Interior & Spatial Design
  • Interior Design & Business
  • Graphic & Interaction Design
  • Applied Arts (Visual Art)
  • Jewellery Design & Business
  • Product Design

AIEED Tentative Exam Dates 2018

Events Dates (Tentative)
Application form started 1st week of November 2017
Exam
Online Exam-Series 1 3rd week of December 2017 to last week of February 2018
Centre Based Exam-Series 2 Last week of January 2018
Declaration of Results
Online exam result Every 7 days of exam
Centre based result 3rd week of February 2018
Interviews
For UG 3rd week of April 2018
Commencement of College 4th week of July 2018
Counselling Commences 4th week of June 2018

The AIEED 2018 eligibility criteria to secure admission in UG programmes are as mentioned below:

  • Aspirants who have appeared for/cleared their Class 10+2 from CBSE/ICSE/IB/State Board/NIOS or equivalent board as per UGC guidelines are eligible for admissions.
  • Candidates can apply for four year UG programme in Interior Design with a valid NATA score/ AIEEE rank. Such aspirants will be exempted from appearing for AIEED exam and will have to appear for the interview round directly.
  • Students appearing for their Class 10+1 exam can also appear for AIEED. Such candidates will be eligible for direct admission in the academic session commencing in 2018 provided they clear the interview round at that time.

Eligibility Criteria

“As per Pearson-Edexcel norms, all students 16 years and above are eligible for the International Undergraduate level course and can therefore, can also apply. These aspirants have the incredible opportunity of still culminating their studies with a ‘Top Up’ degree in 1 year from any of the Pearson Edexcel listed Universities around the world after having finished the Pearson Edexcel BTEC embedded in the 4 year programme at ARCH”, informs the official website of ARCH Academy of Design.

NID Entrance Exam is a national level design admission test that is conducted by National Institute of Design (NID). On the basis of an aspirant’s performance in NID Entrance Exam he/she can secure admission in BDes and MDes programmes offered at colleges accepting the entrance exams scores.

In order to secure admission in BDes and MDes courses, candidates need to take part in NID admission process which is three tiered. Here, first of all aspirants need to take NID DAT, candidates who are shortlisted in NID entrance exam then need to appear for the studio test and interview round.

NID Entrance Exam 2018 Admission Dates
Events Dates
Start date to accept online application September 25, 2017 (2 pm)
Last date for submitting online application October 31, 2017 (2 pm)
Last date for submitting online application with late fee November 9, 2017 (2 pm)
Last date for submitting printed application forms accompanied with a demand draft (to be sent via speed post, registered post or courier) November 9, 2017 (4 pm)
Window to edit the application forms November 14 (12:00 hours) to November 16, 2017 (12:00 hours)
Download Admit Cards for DAT Prelims December 20, 2017 (4 pm)
DAT Prelims Exam (MDes, BDes and GDPD) January 7, 2018 (10 am to 1 pm)
DAT Mains Exam for overseas candidates (Both MDes and BDes) January 7, 2018 (10 am to 1 pm)
Release of answer key for DAT Prelims Part-I January 12, 2018 (11 am)
Window to challenge DAT Prelims Part I answer keys (Online only) January 18 (11 am) to January 19, 2018 (4 pm)
Uploading final answer keys of DAT Prelims Part I (MDes, BDes and GDPD) January 30, 2018
DAT Prelim results for MDes February 15, 2018 (4 pm)
Download Admit Cards for DAT Mains for MDes February 27, 2018 (4 pm)
DAT Prelim results for BDes and GDPD March 13, 2018 (4 pm)
Download Admit Cards for DAT Mains for BDes and GDPD March 22, 2018 (4 pm)
DAT Mains for M.Des. in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Bengaluru March 12 to April 15, 2018
Merit List 1 for MDes May 2, 2018 (2 pm)
DAT Mains for BDes and GDPD in Ahmedabad May 15 to May 22, 2018
Merit List 1 for BDes and GDPD May 31, 2018 (2 pm)

NIFT entrance exam is a national level design entrance test that is conducted by National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT). On the basis of an aspirant’s performance in NIFT entrance test he/she can secure admission in design programmes offered at NIFT.

The UG design programmes on which aspirants can secure admission at NIFT are – Bachelor of Design (BDes) and Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFTech).

NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 Test Dates
Events Dates
Start date for online applications October 20, 2017
Last date for online application submissions December 29, 2017
Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000 (in addition to the applicable application fee) through Credit/Debit Card only. In case of Demand Draft, the print out of application alongwith Demand Draft should reach the given address before the given dates January 2, 2018
Admit Card (Online only) January 9, 2018 (1 pm onwards)
NIFT written entrance exam for UG and PG courses January 21, 2018
Situation Test/ Group Discussion/ Interview April - May 2018
Declaration of Final Result End of May/ June 2018
Counselling process May/June 2018 onwards
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