AIEED 2016 - Application Form, Dates, Admit Card

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ARCH Academy of Design invites applications for AIEED 2016 (All India Entrance Examination for Design) towards its Undergraduate (4 year) & Postgraduate (2 year) programmes for Academic year 2016-2017. For the convenience of prospective applicants, the Exam is conducted in two modes – Online and Offline(Centre Based). Both versions of the exam test 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.

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Courses Offered

  • Fashion Design (30 Seats)
  • Interior Design (30 Seats)
  • Jewellery Design (30 Seats)
  • Graphic Design (15 Seats)
  • Craft Product Design (15 Seats)
  • Design Management (15 Seats)
  • BVA ( Bachelor in Visual Arts) (24 Seats)

  • Fashion Design (15 Seats)
  • GPEM (15 Seats)
  • Interior Design (15 Seats)
  • Jewellery Design (15 Seats)
  • Lifestyle Accessory Design (15 Seats)
  • Design Communication (15 Seats)
  • Strategic Design Management (15 Seats)
  • Strategic Mgmt & Leadership (15 Seats)

Important Dates

Application Form Available: 01st December 2015 onwards
Online Entrance Exam 15th Dec 2015 to 29th Feb 2016
Centre Based Entrance Exam: 24th Jan 2016


  1. 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. Only these 10+2 Appearing or Cleared applicants are eligible for the UOR/ KSOU University degree component of the programme.
  2. As per Pearson-Edexcel norms, all students 16 years and above are eligible for the International Undergraduate level course and can therefore, 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.
  3. Students applying for 4 YR Undergraduate Interior Design program with a valid NATA score/ AIEEE rank are exempted from AIEED exam and will be called for interview directly.
  4. Class 10+1 Students can also write AIEED 2014-15. Qualifying students will be eligible for direct admission in Academic yr 2016 after clearing the interview.

  1. Graduates or students pursuing graduation in any discipline from a recognized university can apply for this programme.
  2. Additionally, as per Pearson-Edexcel guidelines, all students 19 years and above are eligible for the Strategic Management & Leadership Programme as well as the Design Management Programmes. Here no other previous learning achievements are considered as requirements for admission. These aspirants have the incredible opportunity of still culminating their studies with a ‘Top Up’ MBA degree in 6 months from any of the Pearson Edexcel listed Universities around the world after having finished the Pearson Edexcel BTEC Level 7 programme at ARCH.
  3. MBA aspirants can apply for Strategic Design Management and Strategic Management & Leadership with their recent CAT/MAT scores. They also will have to clear the AIEED exam and the Interview and submit their Statement of Purpose (SOP) prior to the Interview.

Application Procedure

  • The application is available for INR 1500/- 
  • Click here and register your application. 
  • On successfully registering, an email and sms will be sent to the mobile number & email ID you have registered.
  • Applicants can pay either online or DD or in SBI Branch.
  • Online payment: Pay either using Debit/Credit Card & use our Online Payment Gateway.
  • Demand Draft: The Demand draft mentioning your name and phone number at the back, drawn in favor of “Arch Educational Society” payable at Jaipur is to be sent at ARCH Academy of Design, Plot No 9, Govind Marg, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur 302017.
  • Payment in Bank of India branch: Students paying through Bank of India needs to send the scanned copy of receipt and personal details (name, course, phone number) on for reference. The bank details are as follows: BANK OF INDIA M.I. Road Branch, Jaipur Payable to Arch Educational Society, Jaipur A/C No. 660020100003311 RTGS/IFSC Code - BKID0006600 PAN No. AAAAA1934C 


1. Online mode of Exam
Students can write the Online Exam from either home or cyber café. The candidates, whose forms have been accepted, will have to appear for the online entrance exam at the allotted date and time slot (after having submitted their 3 choices in order of preference).
Option 1: 10: 00 am to 1:00 pm
Option 2: 2: 00 pm to 5:00 pm
Option 3: 6: 00 pm to 9:00 pm

2. Centre based AIEED Exam(Offline)
  • Candidates can write the offline AIEED Centre Based examination from any of the 13 cities across India.
  • Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Indore, Guwahati, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi
  • The applicant can make a choice of any 3 exam centers in order of preference from the above list. Admit Cards would be available online 7 DAYS prior to both the exams. 

Mock Test 

Click here to take a mock test of AIEED 2016 now.

Admit Card

  • Admit Cards would be available online 7 DAYS prior to both the exams.
  • A link will be sent to the candidate’s mobile number; open the link to download the admit card.
  • Check out the quick links section to download your admit card now.

Selection Criteria 

The cumulative performance in all parameters mentioned below will be considered for the final selection of candidates. The selection of candidate is strictly merit based.
  1. Performance in past education field
  2. AIEED exam result ( NATA/CAT/MAT AIEEE score in the respective courses)
  3. Performance in Interview + Portfolio.

Personal Interview

Interviews would be scheduled for candidates who qualify the AIEED exam at ARCH Campus, Jaipur. It is advisable to arrive 15 minutes before the time specified in the call letter for the final selection. Candidates failing to appear for an interview session would not be considered for admission. Their applications will be cancelled. Rescheduling of interview in rare cases would be accepted if an application mentions the reason of absence clearly. You can write @

REQUIREMENTS: The candidate needs to bring all the following attested documents at the time of interview:
  1. Mark sheets of 10th, 12th (original & attested photo copy) and 4 Passport size Photographs (If result is awaited, then the admission will be considered provisional and candidates would be required to produce the mark sheet by July to confirm the admission)
  2. An attested migration and transfer certificate
  3. SC/ST, Others (Physically Challenged, NRI, Defense, Artisans) should submit an attested proof.
  4. Medical Fitness Certificate.
  5. Portfolio at the time of interview.
  6. (A Portfolio reflects on the candidates 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)

Scholarship Scheme

  1. Scholarship will be given to the students on the basis of following criteria: AIEED result, Performance in past qualification, Interview + Portfolio, Income of the family, Ward of a single parent. 
  2. Scholarship will be awarded on first come first served basis. Once all the scholarships are claimed, further students would not be considered for the same, even if they fulfill all the requirements.

Click here to view previous year question papers of AIEED.
Click here to view complete List of Fashion and Design Entrance Exams.