AIEED 2020 Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Result

AIEED or All India Entrance Examination for Design, conducted by ARCH Academy of Design is a national level entrance exam held for admissions to Undergraduate and Post-Graduate programs in Design. The exam is conducted in both online and offline modes and is organized in 2 phases each year. One is the Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) and the other is the General Aptitude Test (GAT). This exam tests the aesthetic sense, creativity & design sensitivity of students to have successful careers in the various fields of design, in addition to the logical reasoning & problem-solving aptitude of the student.


AIEED 2020 Highlights:  

  • The name of the exam is the All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED).
  • The conducting body is ARCH Academy of Design.
  • The mode of application is online and offline.
  • The official website is
  • The mode of exam is offline and online.
  • The AIEED help desk number is 1800 3070 0626.

Courses Offered:


B. Des Fashion Design, B. Des Interior Design, B. Des Craft & Accessory Design, B. Des Jewellery DesignB, VA (Applied Arts), BBA (Design), BA Fashion Design, BA Interior Design, BA Product Design, BA Graphic Design, BA Digital Design and BA Photography.



M. Voc Fashion Design & Entp, M. Voc Interior Design & Entp, M. Voc Jewellery Design & Entp, M. Voc Product Design & Entp, M. Voc Design Communication and GPEM(Garment Production & Export Management)


Format of Exam UG/PG LEVEL

General aptitude Test (GAT) Creative Aptitude Test(CAT) Stage-III Interaction
GAT is the first phase of AIEED & is compulsory for all applicants. Creative Ability Test (CAT) (Within 3 Days of Completing GAT)

Introduction to Yourself

(Video,portfolio And Skype Interaction)

MODE Only Online (2 Hours/3 Slots

Mode: Online (3 Hrs) 


Choose any one time slot:

10:00Am to  12:00 Noon

1:00 pm to 3 Pm

4:00Pm to 6 Pm

Choose any time slot:

10:00 am to  1:00 pm

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

6:00 Pm to 9:00 Pm


AIEED 2020 Schedule: 

Events  Date 
Opening of Application form  4th October 2019 
Admit Card Download  1 week before the exam date
Exam Date 1st Session

 Dec 1st- Dec 15th 2019(CAT)

Dec 2nd- Dec 19th 2019(GAT_

Exam Date 2nd Session  15th-30th Jan 2020
Result Date (online) 7 days after online exam
Result Date (offline) February 2020
Counseling Date (UG) April 2020
Counseling Date (PG) February- March 2020


AIEED Admit Card

AIEED Admit card 2020 is issued by Arch College of Design and Business on its official website. Candidates need to provide their login ID/registration ID and password to download their admit card for the AIEED exam. Admit card is mandatory to carry inside the exam hall without which the candidate won't be allowed to take the exam.

Steps to download admit card:
  • Go to the official website of ARCH Academy of Design
  • Click on AIEED Admit Card link
  • Enter login credentials
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button
  • View & download AIEED admit card
  • Take a printout of admit card


AIEED 2020 Syllabus: 

Though there's no specific syllabus mentioned by Arch College of Design and Business for AIEED 2020, still aspirants can expect questions from following areas: 

  • Awareness of Design
  • General Awareness
  • Reasoning
  • Visual Ability
  • Lateral thinking
  • Visualization
  • Color and composition


AIEED 2020 Exam Pattern:

  • The candidates will have to appear for the exam through online or offline mode.
  • The AIEED entrance exam is aimed at accessing the candidates’ design sensitivity, logical reasoning & awareness on world affairs and the ability to solve problems and creativity.
  • There are 2 different parts of the exam GAT (General Ability Test) or CAT (Creative Ability Test).
  • The questions are of multiple choices (MCQ).
  • The total number of questions is 50 (objective type).
  • The total duration of the exam is 3
  • The total mark for the exam is 200.
  • The language of the exam is English ( only for online) and both English and Hindi ( for offline).



Cut Off list will be released after the announcement of the AIEED Result 2020. If the candidate qualified in the examination and want to see the cut off so they can visit the official website of the academy for Cut off which is updated by the ARCH Academy of Design. The cut-off is affected by many factors, such as:

  • Total number of applicants
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Last year's cut-off


AIEED Application Form

Candidates can fill AIEED 2020 application form online on the official website of Arch College of Design and Business. Steps to apply:


1. Register

Go to the official website of Arch College of Design and Business and register by providing 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.

2. Application Form

Log into the official website of the college by using the credentials you got in your email. Fill all the necessary areas of personal details and academic details. Choose the test centre and campus preference and then submit.

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.

4. Payment

Candidates need to pay the AIEED application fee of Rs. 3000/- 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 favor of “ARCH Educational Society” and is payable at the following address:

The Arch College of Design and Business,

Plot No 9, Govind Marg,


Malviya Nagar, Jaipur 302017


AIEED Counseling

Candidates who have qualified the AIEED will have to participate in the counseling. They have to report at the ARCH Academy of Design campus in Jaipur for the counseling process as per the scheduled date and time slot. Candidates are required to carry AIEED Admit Card, along with a valid ID proof and a valid migration and transfer certificate while reporting for counseling. They will also have to deposit the admission fee as prescribed in the selection letter within the stipulated time to secure their seat. The admission is granted after the fulfillment of the eligibility criteria and merit basis.


AIEED Result

AIEED result is declared by Arch College of Design and Business on the official website within seven days of the test being conducted. Aspirants are notified about AIEED result through a call letter that is sent to candidates by means of an email as well as by post which contains the date, venue and time when candidates need to appear for the interview round for Academy of Design admissions.

Steps to check AIEED result online:
  • Open the official website of Arch College of Design and Business
  • Click on the Result link
  • Enter login credentials
  • Click on the ‘Submit’
  • View your result


AIEED Answer Key

The AIEED GAT Answer Key 2020 is available in different sets i.e. Set I, Set II, Set III, Set IV on the official website of the college. Aspirants should have to enter the set number of question paper time of downloading the answer key. With the help of answer key, candidates can compare their answers and get an idea about their result.

Steps to download the answer key:
  • Go to the official website of the college.
  •  Click on the link of the Answer key.
  •  The AIEED Answer Key 2020 with all sets will be displayed on the screen.
  •  Download and take the print out of the Answer key for future use.


AIEED 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students must have passed 12th class from a recognized board.
  • The candidates will apply for 4 year UG programme in Interior Design with a valid NATA score. The aspirants with a valid NATA score don't have to  appear for AIEED exam and they will appear for the interview round directly.
  • PTEPTE Exam (Academics) to be cleared within 1 year of course commencement for progression to UK University
  • The candidates must have a graduation degree or the canddiates pursuing graduation in any discipline from a recognised university can also apply for this course.
  • The candidates with a 2 years or 3 years diploma course in design are also eligible for this Advanced Level course.




Q:  Where can I download my AIEED admit card?
A:  Candidates can download their admit card from the official website of AIEED 7 days prior to the exam.


Q:  Is there any negative marking in AIEED?
A: No, there is no negative marking in AIEED.


Q:  What are the documents needed to be uploaded during registration?
A:  Candidates need to upload their photo, 10th, and 12th mark sheets, address proof all in JPEG format within the necessary size.


Q:  How will I check my result of AIEED 2020?
A:  Steps to check the AIEED result:

  • Go to the official site of AIEED
  • Click on "AIEED Exam Result 2020"
  • Enter your credentials and click on submit
  • The result will be shown in front of you


Q:  What is the application fee for AIEED?
A:  The application fee for AIEED is Rs. 3000.


Q:  To which address I need to send the application form if I am applying offline?
A:  Candidates who are applying through offline mode should send the filled application form and necessary documents to the following address:

The Arch College of Design and Business,

Plot No 9, Govind Marg,

Malviya Nagar, Jaipur 302017


Q:  Who conducts AIEED?
A:  AIEED is conducted by Arch College of Design and Business.


Q:  What is the pattern for GAT of AIEED?
A:  The General Aptitude Test (GAT) of AIEED has the following pattern:

  • Total Questions: 60
  • Total Marks: 100
  • Duration: 2 hours


Q: What is the pattern of CAT of AIEED?
A:  The Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) of AIEED has the following pattern:

  • Total Questions: 50
  • Total Marks: 200
  • Duration: 3 hours


Q:  What is the exam date for GAT and CAT of AIEED 2019?
A:  Gat 2019 is going to be conducted from 1st December 2019 to 15th December 2019. Qualifying candidates of GAT can appear CAT 2019 from 2nd December 2019 to 19th December 2019.


Q:  How many campuses of Arch College of Design and Business are present?
A: Arch College is present in only one city i.e. Jaipur in the state of Rajasthan.


Q: Are there any scholarships available with AIEED?
A:  Yes, Arch college conducts the AIEED-SAT exam in the month of January and December to grand scholarships.


Q:  What are the exam dates for AIEED-SAT?
A: AIEED-SAT is conducted every year in the following dates:

  • Phase I: 1st to 15th December
  • Phase II: 15th to 30th January


Q:  Is only AIEED marks enough for admission in Arch?
A: Along with qualifying marks of AIEED, candidates have to attend a round of personal interview and creative portfolio in order to get admission.


Q:  What is the creative portfolio round?
A:  A creative portfolio is a collection of designs created by a design aspirant which includes sketching, art, and craftwork done, paintings, etc.


Q:  What are the best books for AIEED?
A:  Books to prepare for AIEED are:

  • Furniture & Interiors of the 1940s by Anne Bonny
  • Living Spaces: 150 design ideas from around the world by Franco Magnani
  • New Interiors byDaniel Giralt-Miracle
  • International Design Yearbook by Alessandro Mendini 
  • New Interiors 1 Text by Daniel Giralt-Miracle



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