AIEED 2017 | All India Entrance Exam for Design | Arch Academy

Arch Academy All India Entrance Examination for Design 2017 (AIEED)

ARCH invites applications for the All India Entrance Examination (AIEED) towards its 4 year under graduate level programmes, for the academic year 2017. AIEED Application Form 2017 for Admission cycle is available.


ARCH Academy of Design conducts AIEED (All India Entrance Examination for Design) for Undergraduate (4yr) & Postgraduate (2yr) Programmes. 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. ARCH invites applications for AIEED '17 towards its UG & PG programmes for Academic year 2017

Programmes of Offer

Under Graduate (UG) Level

Course available (with seats*): Fashion Design (18 seats), Interior Design & Business (18 seats), Interior Design (18 Seats), Graphic Design & Business (18 seats), Applied Arts (Visual Art) (18 Seats), Jewellery Design & Business (12 seats), Life Style Accessories Design (12 Seats), Craft Product Design & Business (12 seats)

Post Graduate (PG) Level

Course available (with seats*): Garment Production & Export Management (GPEM) (15 seats), Fashion Design & Entrepreneurship (15 seats), Jewellery Design & Entrepreneurship (15 seats), Lifestyle Accessories Design (15 seats), Interior Design & Entrepreneurship (15 seats), Graphic Design (15 seats)

Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate Programmes (Duration: 4 years): Students who have Appeared for/Cleared Class 10+2 (CBSE/ICSE/IB/State Board/NIOS or equivalent as per UGC Guidelines)

As per Pearson norms, all students 16 years and above are eligible for the International Undergraduate level courses Students with a valid NATA score/ AIEEE rank are exempted from AIEED exam and will be called for interview directly
Class 10+1 Students can also write AIEED 2017. Qualifying students will be eligible for direct admission in Academic yr 2018 after clearing the interview

Postgraduate Programmes (Duration: 2 years): Graduates or students pursuing graduation in any discipline from a recognized university can apply for this programme
Additionally, as per Pearson-Educe 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

Structure of AIEED Exam

Creative Ability Test (CAT) + General Ability Test (GAT) The exam can be written in both Online / Offline formats. Questions papers are Bilingual - Hindi and English. The Offline Exam can be answered in either language

The Online exam needs to be answered in English only (although the questions can be read in Hindi too)

Maximum Duration of Exam is 3 hours and 15 minutes. Questions paper of is combination of Creative Ability Test and General Ability Test (AIEED = CAT + GAT)

To assess design sensitivity, problem solving, creative skills logical reasoning and awareness on global issues is the testing parameters

Total numbers of questions are 45 - 50 for total 200 marks

You can write Exams in the On-line format or the Offline format Question papers are Bilingual - Hindi and English. The Offline Exam can be answered in either language. The Online Exam needs to be answered in English only (although the question can be read in Hindi too)

Online Mode of AIEED Exam

Time Slot - Online Exams
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 01.00 pm

Option 2: 02.00 pm to 05.00 pm

Option 3: 06.00 pm to 09.00 pm

Centre Based AIEED Exam (Offline)

Candidates can write the offline AIEED Centre Based Exam from any of the 13 cities across in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Indore, Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Kolkata, Patna and Ranchi

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

How to fill the Application Form

The Prospectus, along with the Application Form, can be downloaded from the websites and
The duly filled form can be submitted online or can be posted to "The Admission Cell, Arch Academy of Design, 9, Govind Marg, Malviya Nagar Institutional Area, Jaipur-302017"
Make a Demand Draft of Rs.1500/- in favour of ARCH Educational Society, Jaipur and submit/send along with the filled form

Bank Account Details

Account Name: Arch Educational Society, Bank of India, M.I. Road, Jaipur, (A/c No 660020100003311, IFSC Code - BKID0006600, MICR Code - 302013002)
Candidates not satisfying the eligibility criteria will not be accepted

Incomplete application forms will not be accepted; intimation will be sent to the candidates whose application forms are provisionally accepted, pending correction and completion

For any query or confusion, students are free to contact the admission dept. from Monday to Saturday (10.00 am to 05.00 pm) on numbers 0141-4060500/02/03, 9414070678 or can also email at

Important Dates

Stage I

General Ability Test (GAT): 05th Apr 2016 - 30th Apr 2017

GAT is the first phase of AIEED & is compulsory for all applicants

Stage II

Creative Ability Test (CAT): Centre Based 07th May 2017 (Sunday)

Online Exam - 15th Apr 2017 - 05th May 2017

Arch Academy of Design, Jaipur

Plot No. 9, Govind Marg, Malviya Nagar Institutional Area, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur-302017; Phone No.: +91-141-4060500/02/03, Email: [email protected], Website

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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