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All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED)

AIEED 2017 Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria

AIEED is a yearly exam conducted for admissions to UG & PG programmes at ARCH Academy of Design. All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED) exam is conducted by ARCH Academy of Design, Jaipur. 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.

Important Dates

  • Online registration starts: 1st week of December 2016
  • Date of Online Examination AIEED 2017: 3rd week of December 2016 to last week of February 2017
  • Date of Offline Examination AIEED 2017: 4th week of January 2017

Eligibility Criteria

Under Graduate (UG) Level Programmes
=> 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.

=> 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.

=> 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.

Post Graduate (PG) Level Progammes
=> Graduates or students pursuing graduation in any discipline from a recognized university can apply for this programme.

=> 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.

=> 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.


Under Graduate (UG) Level Programmes
=> Fashion Design
=> Interior Design
=> Jewellery Design
=> Graphic Design
=> Craft Product Design
=> Design Management
=> Bva ( Bachelor In Visual Arts)

Post Graduate (Pg) Level Progammes
=> Fashion Design
=> Interior Design
=> Jewellery Design
=> Lifestyle Accessory Design
=> Design Communication
=> Strategic Design Management
=> Strategic Mgmt & Leadership

How to Apply

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

Candidates seeking admission under this category should attach the following documents along with the application form:

=> An attested copy of the relevant pages of the passport.

=> Equivalence certificate from the concerned Embassy acknowledging & affirming the educational qualifications of the candidate.
An attested copy of proof of status of NRI/Foreign national.

=> A Demand Draft of USD 75 in favor of ARCH Educational Society, Jaipur at Plot No 9, Govind Marg, Malviya Nagar Institutional Area, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur-302017

You Can Also Transfer The Said Amount Through Rtgs/ Neft/ CBS Into The Following Accounts:
Arch Educational Society
9, Govind Marg, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur
List of Account Numbers
Account Name: Arch Educational Society
Bank of India, M.I.Road, Jaipur
A/c No. - 660020100003311
MICR CODE - 302013002

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of ARCH Academy of Design: Click here to download application form

Application Fee

The application is available for INR 1500/- only. Choose the mode of payment from the following options.

Exam Cities

List of cities where AIEED will be conducted in 2017
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
- Ahmedabad
- Guwahati
- Kolkata
- Patna
- Ranchi
The applicant can make a choice of any 3 exam centers in order of preference from the above list. One will be allotted to him/ her and can only be changed once (to any one of the other choices submitted earlier), if the applicant can present a VALID reason, requesting the change in writing,
at least 15 days before the exam date. Late requests will not be entertained and the date then will stand cancelled.


To short list the meritorious students, AIEED exam includes different types of questions from varied fields like awareness of design, general awareness, comprehension, reasoning psychological analysis, visual ability, lateral thinking, skill setting. The candidates who want to appear for the AIEED must prepare accordingly.

Selection Process:

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.

Paper Pattern

The candidates who are going to apply for the AIEED examination must be aware of the pattern. The question paper consists of only objective type questions with multiple choices for the correct answer. The questions are related to the field of design, including varied subjects like General Awareness, Language Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, Psychological Analysis, Visual Understanding, Lateral Thinking, Skill Sets, Design Awareness and Thinking.

Question Papers

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Arch Academy of Design
Plot No. 9, Govind Marg,
Malviya Nagar Institutional Area,
Malviya Nagar, Jaipur-302017
Phone: +91-141-4060500 / 02 / 03
Fax : +91-141-4060501
Mobile : +91-9414070678
E-Mail : [email protected]


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