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All India Entrance Examination for Design 2021

By ARCH College of Design & Business, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Exam Mode

Online/Offline

Application Process

Online

Exam Level

Undergraduate & Postgraduate

Overview
  • The ARCH College of Design and Business is a design College in Jaipur, India. It was set up in 2000 under the management of the Arch Educational Society.
  • ARCHis a premier EDEXCEL learning centre and in strategic partnership with Pearson Edexcel is accredited to deliver eight BTEC Level 5 HND qualifications in Art & Design
  • Arch provides 100% Placement Assistance to the students. The average salary for an entry-level position for a student qualified in Design ranges from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh, depending on the size of the firm
  • Arch College of Design and Business conducts the All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED) to offer admissions to candidates in undergraduate and postgraduate in design programmes that are on offer by it.
  • Undergraduate courses offered at Arch College of Design and Business are in affiliation with the University of Rajasthan. Whereas PG courses are offered in affiliation to Rajasthan ILD Skills University.
  • AIEED 2021 exam date has been revised and now the design entrance exam will be held from April 3-11 in online mode.
  • The registration window closed on February 15.
  • The exam is held in three stages/ phases - Stage I (General Aptitude Test or GAT ), Stage II (Creative Aptitude Test or CAT) and Stage III (Personal Interaction).
  • AIEED exam question paper is bilingual, that is, questions are asked in both Hindi and English. AIEED offline exam can be answered in either of the languages. However, the online exam can be answered in English only.

Exam Highlights

Language / Medium of Instruction

English and Hindi

Mode of Application

Online

Mode of Examination

Online

Exam Duration

AIEED Video, Portfolio, and Personal Interaction – 30minutes

GAT – 2hours

CAT - 3 hours

Type of Questions

AIEED Video, Portfolio, and Personal Interaction

MCQ (stage 1), Drawing (stage 2)

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Accepting colleges

7

No. of seats

Undergraduate course – 164

Post graduate course - 200

Official Website

https://www.aieed.com/

https://www.archedu.org/ 

Application Details
  • AIEED application form 2021 was released on February 15 for Session 2 by Arch College of Design and Business.
  • Candidates can fill the AIEED 2021 application form online at the official website of the design entrance exam.
  • Candidates can fill AIEED application form in online mode only.
  • No other mode of application will be accepted. 
  •  The application process for Session 1 of AIEED 2021 ended on December 21, 2020.

Important Date for AIEED 2020 Application Form

Event Date
AIEED application form (Session 1) 21-Nov-2020 to 21-Dec-2020
AIEED 2021 Exam Dates (Session 1) 05-Feb-2021 to 10-Feb-2021
Commencement of Batch (Session 1) 24-Apr-2021
Release of AIEED 2021 application form (Session 2) 15-Feb-2021
AIEED 2021 Exam Dates (Session 2) 11-Mar-2021 to 15-Mar-2021
Start of Batch (Session 2) July 2021

 List of Important Documents

Some documents that candidates need to keep handy while filling the application form for AIEED 2020 are as mentioned below:

  • Photograph
  • Class 10 mark sheet
  • Class 12 mark sheet
  • Address proof

Steps to Fill AIEED Application Form 2020

Candidates need to follow the below-mentioned procedure to successfully fill the AIEED 2021 application form.

Step 1: Create a Login ID

First of all, candidates need to register for the All India Entrance Examination for Design on the official website of Arch College of Design and Business. In order to register for the 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 the AIEED Application Form

Candidates need to login on to 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 in their details in the AIEED 2021 application form. The details they need to fill in include:

Choice of the test centre

Nationality

Course

Mother’s name

State Domicile

Test centre preference

Father’s name

Address

Reservation category

Gender

Educational qualification

Campus Preference

Step 3: Upload Documents

Candidates need to upload documents such as their photograph, Class 10 mark sheet, Class 12 mark sheet 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 the 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 5: Submit an 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

AIEED 2020 Application Fee

Candidates can pay the application fee for the AIEED 2020 exam online or offline. 

AIEED 2020 Application Fee

Rs 3,000

AIEED 2020 application fee can be paid in any of the below-mentioned ways:

  • Credit card/ Debit Card/ Netbanking: Candidates can pay AIEED application form online by means of credit card, debit card or online payment gateway
  • Demand Draft: Candidates can pay the application fee by means of a demand draft (DD) that is drawn in favour of "ARCH Educational Society" and is payable at Jaipur. The DD needs to have the candidate`s name and phone number on its reverse side and needs to be sent at the address- Arch College of Design & Business, Plot No 9, Govind Marg, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur 302017. 
  • Payment at Bank: Candidates can also pay the application fee at any Bank of India branch. Candidates opting for this option need to submit the scanned copy of the receipt and personal details (name, course, phone number) on [email protected] for reference. The bank details are mentioned below: 

Bank of India 
MI Road Branch, Jaipur
Payable to Arch Educational Society, Jaipur
A/C No. 660020100003311
RTGS/IFSC Code - BKID0006600
PAN No. AAAAA1934C

Analysis

Post-AIEED examination, the professionals of Edunews have reviewed the question papers and offered comments keeping in view the pattern and syllabus in mind.

AIEED Exam for GAT – Questions have been asked on logical reasoning, the worlds largest island, the old name of tomato, city of Golden gate, the character of James Bond, Blue revolution, author of Argumentative Indian, Global Warming, problem of Dowry, Alternative phrase in the sentence, etc. there are MCQs and the questions are absolutely simple.

AIEED Exam for CAT – Questions have been raised on most closely related objects. The direction of the wheel, cube, spacecraft, and gravitation, the direction of the astronaut in space, colors in the grid in Indian season, etc. They are also in MCQ’s yet the level of question paper is moderate.

AIEED Exam for Portfolio and PI – This is descriptive and also faces to face interview.

     Task

Requirement

Make a Video

This is an important part of the new admission screening process. Based on the Questionnaire file send applicants need to make a video of themselves and send it to ARCH Academy.

Show Portfolio

The 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 canceled. Rescheduling of the interview in rare cases would be accepted if an application mentions the reason of absence clearly. You can write to [email protected]

On the whole, question paper of AIEED is at moderate level.

Counselling
  • After getting the result from ARCH,  AIEED Counselling procedure will begin from February 2021.
  • Many aspects go into the final selection process for the design courses at ARCH Academy of Design:
  • Performance in the past education field (10+2/UG).
  • AIEED 2021 Exam Result (NATA/ CAT/ MAT/ JEE Main score in the respective courses).
  • Performance in General Aptitude Test (GAT) and Creative Aptitude Test (CAT)
  • Performance in Video, Portfolio, and Personal Interaction

Details of AIEED 2021 Interview and Portfolio

  • The candidates should make a video of themselves. This is an important part of our new admission screening process. Based on the Questionnaire file send to the applicant`s mail, applicants need to make a video of themselves and send it to ARCH.
  • The portfolio needs to be shared with the ARCH in prior. 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. The 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 for absence. For any confusion, you can write to [email protected]

Important Information Regarding the AIEED Selection Process:

  • The candidates who have cleared the AIEED exam successfully will be called for the interview.
  • The examining authority will send the interview call letter which will comprise the date of the interview along with the specified venue.
  • The interview date will be based on enrollment numbers. Candidates must report at least 15 minutes before the interview. Candidates failing to attend the interview will not be considered for admission. There is no option to reschedule the interview schedule.

Required documents on the day of the Interview of AIEED:

  • Attested copy (original and duplicate) of Class 10 certificates.
  • Attested copy (original and duplicate) of Class 12 certificates.
  • Passport size photographs.
  • AIEED 2019 admit card.
  • Candidate`s design portfolio.
  • Address proof.

Counselling procedure for AIEED :

  • After the personal interview process has been successfully conducted, and the candidate has presented the portfolio, the examining authority will filter the deserving candidates for Counselling.
  • Those candidates who have successfully cleared both the levels will be invited for the AIEED Counselling process by the University. The Counselling process will be conducted at the ARCH Academy of Design Campus situated in Jaipur.
  • The seats will be allotted based on the candidate`s score in the AIEED and interview.

Note: For any query or confusion, candidates are free to contact the admission department from Monday to Saturday (10 am to 5 pm) on Toll-Free Number 1800 1020 513 or mobile no. 9414070678 of AIEED. The candidates can also email at [email protected]

Subjects
  • AIEED syllabus has not been released by Arch College of Design and Business. However, an effort has been made to compile a list of important topics that candidates should study to score well in AIEED 2021.
  • Candidates can go through the AIEED syllabus 2021 below:
  • Awareness of Design
  • General Awareness
  • Reasoning
  • Visual Ability
  • Lateral thinking
  • Visualization
  • Colour and composition

AIEED exam comprises of two tests – Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT). Both these tests are designed in such a fashion “To assess design sensitivity, problem solving and creative skills logical reasoning & awareness on global issues”, informs the official website of AIEED.

AIEED exam question paper is bilingual, that is, questions are asked in both Hindi and English. AIEED offline exam can be answered in either of the languages. However, the online exam can be answered in English only.

AIEED 2021 Testing Parameters

Candidates can go through the list of parameters on the basis of which they are evaluated in AIEED 2021.

AIEED CAT Testing Parameters

The parameters on which candidates are evaluated in AIEED CAT are listed below:

Design sensibilities

Logical reasoning

Design related awareness 

awareness on global issues

Concepts comprehension

AIEED GAT Testing Parameters

The parameters on which candidates are evaluated in AIEED GAT are listed below:

Articulation skills both written & visual

Design thinking

Lateral thinking & creative problem solving

Awareness of design principles 

AIEED Video, Portfolio and Personal Interaction Testing Parameters

The parameters on which candidates are evaluated in Video, Portfolio and Interview round for AIEED admissions are listed below:

Composure

Focus & clarity

General articulation skills

Depth of thinking

Range of work in the portfolio 

Undergraduate courses offered at Arch College of Design and Business are in affiliation with University of Rajasthan. On the other hand, PG courses are offered in affiliation to Rajasthan ILD Skills University.

 

Dates
  • AIEED will be conducted in two phases – Series 1 and Series 2. Candidates 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, candidates 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 1 pm

Option 2: 2 pm to 5 pm

Option 3: 6 pm to 9 pm

Date Description
03-04-2021AIEED Exam Dates for Session 1
11-04-2021AIEEE 2021 Exam Dates for February Session
24-04-2021Batch Start Date for Session 1
21-07-2021Batch Start Date for February Session
Eligibility

The AIEED 2021 eligibility criteria to secure admission in UG programmes are as mentioned below:

  • Candidates 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 programe 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 2021 provided they clear the interview round at that time.
  • Candidates need to clear PTE Exam (Academics) within one year of course commencement for progression to UK University.
  • Candidates need to follow the below mentioned steps in order to successfully complete the admission process for AIEED 2021.

 AIEED Eligibility Criteria 2021

AIEED 2021 eligibility criteria are different for undergraduate as well as postgraduate programmes offered by the college.

AIEED 2021 Eligibility Criteria for UG programmes (4 years duration)

  • 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 UG admissions.
  • Candidates can apply for four year UG programme in Interior Design with a valid NATA score/ AIEEE rank. Such candidates 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 2021 provided they clear the interview round at that time.
  • Candidates need to clear PTE Exam (Academics) within one year of course commencement for progression to UK University.

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.

AIEED 2021 Eligibility Criteria for PG programmes (2 years duration)

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.

Cut-Off
  • Cut off is the minimum percentage or mark that the candidate requires to get in order to qualify in the examination.
  • Candidates can estimate whether they have qualified in AIEED 2021 by taking a look at the cut off marks.
  • AIEED 2021 Cut Off marks will be available on the official website of ARCH Academy of Design

 

Centres
  • AIEED 2021 exam centres have been declared. Candidates can view AIEED exam centers in the table below:
  • ARCH college provides the details of the address of each center of AIEED through its official website

Ahmedabad

Indore

Jaipur

Kolkata

Lucknow

Mumbai

New Delhi

Patna

 

Results
  • AIEED result will be declared by Arch College of Design and Business on the official website of the design entrance exam.
  • As soon as candidates complete the AIEED exam they are sent a message on their registered email address informing them that they have completed the entrance exam.
  • The result for the All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED) is declared within seven days of the test being conducted.
  • Candidates are notified about AIEED result through a call letter which is sent to candidates by means of an email as well as by post.
  • The call letter for Arch College of Design and Business admissions mentions that the candidates have been shortlisted to appear for the interview round.
  • The call letter also contains the date, venue, and time when candidates need to appear for the interview round for Academy of Design admissions.

Steps to Check AIEED 2021 Result

  • Open the official website of Arch College of Design and Business
  • Click on the Result link
  • Enter login credentials
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button
  • View AIEED 2021 result
Admit Card
  • AIEED admit card 2021 is issued by Arch College of Design and Business online on the official website of the design entrance exam.
  • Candidates need to provide their login ID/registration ID and password to download their admit card for the AIEED exam.
  • Candidates are informed that AIEED admit card is a mandatory document and no candidate will be allowed to enter the AIEED test centre if he/she is not carrying a valid admit card for the All India Entrance Examination for Design.
  • AIEED exam is conducted in both the online as well as offline mode.
  • AIEED admit card for candidates who are giving the exam in the online mode contains their login ID and password which candidates need to use at the time of appearing for the design entrance exam.

Steps to Download AIEED 2021 Admit Card

  • Visit the official website of ARCH Academy of Design
  • Click on the AIEED Admit Card link
  • Enter login credentials
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button
  • View & download AIEED admit card
  • Take a clear print of admit card for All India Entrance Examination for Design

 AIEED Admit Card 2021: Important Points

Candidates need to keep the below-mentioned pointers in mind regarding admit card for AIEED exam:

  • Affix their photograph on their downloaded AIEED admit card.
  • Save and keep their login ID and password for the exam (if AIEED exam is being given in online mode)
  • Ensure details mentioned on the admit card are correct
  • Details to Check-in AIEED Admit Card

 Candidates need to ensure that the below mentioned information is correctly represented in their admit card.

  • Candidate’s name
  • Candidate’s AIEED roll number
  • Candidate’s AIEED test centre name and complete address
  • AIEED login details
  • AIEED exam date
  • AIEED exam reporting time
  • Duration of AIEED
  • Candidate’s photograph
  • Documents to Carry Along with AIEED Admit Card

Along with AIEED admit card, candidates need to carry a valid photo ID on the day of All India Entrance Examination for Design to their test centre. Candidates can carry any one ID card from the list mentioned below:

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Voter`s ID
  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Driving Licence
  • ID card issued by the institute last attended
Contact-Info

The Arch College of Design and Business,

Admission Office
Plot No. 9, Govind Marg,
Malviya Nagar Institutional Area,
Malviya Nagar, Jaipur-302017

Call or WhatsApp: 09414070678/ 09351337770

Email Address: [email protected]

Website: https://www.archedu.org/ 
https://www.aieed.com/

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