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All India Entrance Examination for Design [AIEED] 2019

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All India Entrance Examination for Design 2019 (AIEED)

ARCH College of Design & Business invites applications for the All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED) -

Scholarship Aptitude Test (SAT)' 2019 for Undergraduate &Postgraduate level courses in Design.

ARCH The scholarship exam tests the aesthetic sense, creativity & design sensitivity of students seeking fulfilling careers in the various fields of design. It also tests the logical reasoning & problem-solving aptitude of the student.informs the official website. Arch College of Design and Business offers UG courses in affiliation with University of Rajasthan. On the other hand, PG courses are offered in affiliation to Rajasthan ILD Skills University.Courses in which aspirants can secure admission basis their performance in AIEED 2019 are as mentioned below:


UG Courses (4years) :

BDes Fashion Design
BDes Interior Design
BDes Jewellery Design
BDes Craft & Accessory Design
Bachelor of Visual Arts (BVA) Applied Arts

PG Courses(2 years): 

MVoc Fashion Design & Entrepreneurship
MVoc Interior Design & Entrepreneurship
MVoc Jewellery Design & Entrepreneurship
MVoc Product Design & Entrepreneurship
MVoc Design Communication
PG in Garment Production & Export Management (UoR Degree)

International Study Abroad Degree (2+1 Year)

BA Fashion Design
BA Interior Design
BA Product Design
BA Graphic Design

AIEED exam is held in two phases which are – Series 1 and Series 2. AIEED 2019 exam dates have been declared by Arch College of Design and Business. Candidates can view AIEED 2019 exam dates here.

AIEED 2019 Process

Step 1: Fill AIEED 2019 Application Form

Aspirants can apply for AIEED 2019 either online or offline whichever mode suits them best. If a candidates wants to apply for AIEED exam online then he/she needs to fill his/her application form on the official website of ARCH Academy of Design. The application fee can also be paid online via internet banking/ debit card/ credit card. The offline application form for AIEED 2019 can be purchased along with a prospectus from Arch College of Design and BusinessCentre, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur either by Cash or DD that is drawn in favour of “Arch Educational Society” and is payable at Jaipur.

Application Procedure for Foreign/NRI candidates

NRI or Foreign candidates applying for admission at ARCH academy need to submit the below mentioned documents along with their AIEED 2019 application form:

  • Attested copy of the relevant pages of the passport.        
  • Equivalence certificate from the concerned Embassy acknowledging & affirming the educational qualifications of the candidate.      
  • Attested copy of proof of status of NRI/Foreign national.

Application Fee: Aspirants need to issue a Demand Draft of USD 75 in favour of ARCH Educational Society, Jaipur at Plot No 9, Govind Marg, Malviya Nagar Institutional Area, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur-302019.

Step 2: Download AIEED 2019 Admit Card

Students will have to download their admit cards for AIEED exam online from the official website of the college. Admit cards will be available for download 7 days before the online/offline exam (as opted for by the aspirant). Apart from this, candidates will also be sent a link containing their AIEED 2019 admit card on their registered mobile numbers.

Step 3: Give AIEED Exam

AIEED is conducted in two phases – Series 1 and Series 2. Aspirants need to note that Series 2 entrance test will be conducted only if seats are available for admissions. Candidates can choose to give AIEED exam either as an online test or as an offline exam. Candidates who opt to give AIEED exam in the offline mode need to ensure that they carry the following things with them on the exam day - black & blue pens, pencil & eraser, steel scale, cutter, scissors, dry colour media (colour pencils/ crayons/oil pastels etc.), glue stick. 

In the online exam, aspirants will be given three slots from which they can select the slot in which they want to appear for AIEED exam. The exam slots are mentioned below:

Option 1: 10 am to 12 pm

Option 2: 1  pm to 3 pm

Option 3: 4 pm to 6 pm

Apart from this, while giving the online AIEED exam candidates need to ensure that the below mentioned things/aspects are in place:

AIEED Online Exam Prerequisites
High-speed Internet facility
  • Minimum Requirement: 256 KBPS Broadband connection
  • Recommended Speed: 512 KBPS Broadband Connection or higher
Google Chrome
Download and install on your computer (if not already present) It is recommended that you use the Chrome browser for your exam.
Flash Player
Download and install on your computer from the given link (if the plug in is not already present) -https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/?fpchrome
Digital camera/ Mobile Phone/ Scanner
Required to record & upload any work done for the exam (for the CAT exam).
Web Camera
Student will be under Surveillance while writing the exam.

Minimum specifications:

  • Desktop PC/Laptop: with Processor 733 MHZ or higher
  • 100 MB hard disk space
  • 256 MB RAM minimum
  • Monitor Resolution (1024 X 768 pixels)
Other Material Required
A4 size blank sheets of paper (15 sheets to answer the drawing oriented questions), pencil & eraser, dry Colour media (colour pencil/ crayons/ oil pastels etc), steel scale. Cutter, scissors, glue stick, Black & blue pens (for the CAT exam).
Other Minimum Software required on Computer
Microsoft Windows XP Professional or any other upgraded Operating System (Win 7 or above) Microsoft Word.
Power Connection Ensure desktop computer is connected to an Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) System during the examination. In case using a laptop, keep it fully charged & connected to a power supply during exam.

Step 4: Appear for Interview & Portfolio Round

This stage of AIEED admission process requires shortlisted candidates to appear for an interview and portfolio round. In this round aspirants need to perform the below mentioned tasks:

Make a Video
This is an important part of the new admission screening process. Based on the Questionnaire file send applicants needs to make a Video of themselves and send to ARCH Academy.
Show Portfolio
Portfolio needs to be shared with the design school before the interview round. A Portfolio is the visiting card of the candidate, speaking of their interests & abilities and is a collection of any previous creative work done by the candidate in the form of illustrations, sketches, photographs, essays, prose etc, even films & slideshows that can be shown on a mobile phone.
Skype Interaction
On a Scheduled date and time applicant will have a Skype Interview with Arch's Panel of Experts Candidates failing to appear for an interview session would not be considered for admission. Their applications will be cancelled. Rescheduling of the interview in rare cases would be accepted if an application mentions the reason of absence clearly. You can write to admission@archedu.org.

Step 5: AIEED 2019 Result

The result for AIEED exam would be declared on the official exam website of ARCH Academy of Design. Candidates will be selected for admissions on the basis of their performance in:

  • Previous educational field        
  • AIEED exam result (NATA/CAT/MAT/AIEEE score  in the respective courses)        
  • Interview+Portfolio
  • (GAT) (till 30th January 2019)
  • GAT is the first phase of AIEED & is compulsory for all applicants.
  • MODE: Only ONLINE (2 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 

Date of Examination 30 January 2019
Time of Examination 10:00 AM
Examination Fees Rs.3000

AIEED 2019 Eligibility


The AIEED 2019 eligibility criteria to secure admission in UG programmes are as mentioned below:

  • Aspirants who have appeared for/cleared their Class 10+2 from  CBSEICSE/ IB/ State BoardNIOS 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 2019 provided they clear the interview round at that time.

Age Limit

“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 College of Design and Business.


Candidates who possess a graduation degree or are currently pursuing graduation in any discipline can apply for programmes offered at ARCH Academy provided they are pursuing their graduation degree from a recognised university.

Starting date of registration 01 October 2018
Last date of registration 11 November 2018

AIEED Syllabus

No syllabus has been prescribed by Arch College of Design and Business for AIEED 2019. However, candidates should expect questions related to:

  • Awareness of Design
  • General Awareness
  • Reasoning
  • Visual Ability
  • Lateral thinking
  • visualisation
  • Colour and composition
Mode of application

Candidates can fill AIEED 2019 application form online on the official website of Arch College of Design and Business. Aspirants need to follow the below mentioned steps in order to successfully fill the application form for All India Entrance Examination for Design.

Step 1: Create Login ID

First of all, aspirants need to register for All India Entrance Examination for Design on the official website of Arch College of Design and Business. In order to register for AIEED exam, aspirants need to provide details such as their full name, valid email ID, password and date of birth. On providing these details candidates will receive the registration number and password on their email address.

Step 2: Fill AIEED Application Form

Candidates need to login on the official website of Arch College of Design and Business admissions by using the registration number and password that they receive on their email address. Next, candidates need to fill their details in AIEED 2019 application form. The details they need to fill include:

Choice of test centre
Mother’s name
State Domicile
Test centre preference
Father’s name
Reservation category
Educational qualification
Campus preference

Step 3: Upload Documents

Candidates need to upload documents such as their photograph, Class 10 marksheet, Class 12 marksheet and address proof. All these files need to be in JPEG format and should not exceed 1 MB in size.

Step 4: Pay AIEED Application Fee

Next, candidates need to pay AIEED application fee which can be done online or offline. The application fee can be paid online through Debit Card, Credit Card or Netbanking. The application fee can be paid offline by means of a Demand Draft (DD) that is drawn in favour of “ARCH Educational Society” and is payable at Jaipur. On the reverse side of the DD, candidates need to mention their name and contact address.


Step 4: Submit Application form for AIEED Exam

Finally, after completing all the above mentioned steps candidates need to submit their duly filled application form.  AIEED application form needs to be submitted at the below mentioned address:


The Arch College of Design and Business,

Plot No 9, Govind Marg,

Malviya Nagar, Jaipur 302017

All India Entrance Examination for Design [AIEED] 2019 scores All India Entrance Examination for Design [AIEED] 2019
List of institutes accepting
  • International Institute of Fashion Technology
  • National Institute of Design
  • JD Institute of Fashion Technology
  • Srishti School of Art Design and Technology
  • Pearl Academy of Fashion Inter
  • National Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD)
  • Apeejay Institute of Design
  • ALT Training College
  • The Apparel Training Northern
  • India Institute of Fashion Technology
  • Central Footwear Training Institute Agra
  • Wigan and Leigh Fashion School
  • National Academy of Fashion Technology

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