IICD 2021 Registration: Dates, Eligibility, Pattern | EducationAsia.in

IICD entrance test is conducted by the Indian Institute of Craft & Design. The entrance exam is conducted in two parts. The first part is about General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test whereas the 2nd part is focused on Material, Color & Conceptual Test along with Personal Interview. Those who are planning to appear in the entrance exam for IICD can get all the details here.

IICD Courses Offered:

4 Year Integrated Bachelors Programme

Specialization (4 Year Integrated Bachelors Programme) Duration
Soft Material Design (Textile, Leather, Paper, Natural Fibres) 4 Years (1+3 Years)/ 8 Semesters   
Hard Material Design (Ceramics, Stoneware, Terracotta, Earthenware) 4 Years (1+3 Years)/ 8 Semesters   
Fired Material Design (Wood, Metal, Stone) 4 Years (1+3 Years)/ 8 Semesters   
Fashion Design 4 Years (1+3 Years)/ 8 Semesters   

5 Year Integrated Masters Programme

Specialization Duration
Soft Material Specialisation 5 Years (1+3+1 Years)/ 10 Semesters
Hard Material Specialisation 5 Years (1+3+1 Years)/ 10 Semesters
Fired Material Specialisation 5 Years (1+3+1 Years)/ 10 Semesters

Masters (MVoc)

Specialisation Duration
Soft Material Specialisation (Surface Design, Textile Design - Constructed) 1+2 Years/ 6 Semesters (For candidates with non-Design/ Architecture background)
Hard Material Specialisation (Furniture Design, Life Style Accessories Design) 2 Years/ 4 Semesters (For candidates with Design/ Architecture background)
Fired Material Specialisation (Ceramics, Stoneware, Terracotta, Earthenware) 2 Years/ 4 Semesters (For candidates with Design/ Architecture background)


Name of the Exam Institute of Crafts and Design Entrance Examination
Conducting Body  Institute of Crafts and Design
Mode of Examination Offline i.e. Pen and Paper Based
Type of Questions Subjective answer type
Number of Papers

Part A - General Awareness, Creativity and Perception Test

Part B - 1. Material, Colour and Conceptual Test, 2. Personal Interview.

Duration of Exam  2 hrs for each section
Exam Level National Level

IICD 2021 Schedule:

It is very important for the students to check the official schedule so as to avoid any confusion in dates. The students can check table given below or the official website for the latest schedule of the IICD 2021 Exam. The schedule consists of the important dates of registration opening and closing, exam, result declaration, counseling, etc. If there is any change in the schedule then, the conducting authority of the exam, Indian Institute of Craft & Design will notify it on the official website, the same will also be notified here. 

Events Date(Tentatively)
Application Availability Jan 2021
Last date Of Application Submission  20th April 2021
Admit card Release Date 4th week of April 2021
IICD Entrance Exam (Part A) To be notified
Result Declaration For Part A Examination May 2021
IICD Entrance Exam (Part B) 1st to 7th June 2021
Declaration of IICD Result Entrance Test (Part B) (1st List)  Second week of June 2021
 Last date to submit fee, admission and document verification (1st List)  10th June 2021
 Announcement of result of IICD entrance test part B (2nd List ) 22nd June 2021
Reporting date, time for registration and document verification  July 1, 2021 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) 

IICD 2021 Admit Card:

After successful registration, the selected candidates will get their admit card through their email. It is advised to the candidate that they should carry the print-out version of their admit card with original photo identification of them. The photo identification is currently limited to PAN card, Driver’s License, Voter ID, Passport, UID or Identity card of the last school. If the candidate has not received his/her admit card by the 10th of April 2021, they can contact the admission cell of the university. 
The address is,
Tel : +91-141-2701203 (Reception)
Mobile : +91-94606 73297
Fax : +91-141-2700160
Email : admissions@iicd.ac.in.

Details mentioned in Admit Card:Steps to Download Admit Card:

IICD 2021 Exam Syllabus:

The entrance test covers General Awareness, Creativity, Perception, Material, Color & Conceptual tests. The tests will evaluate your craft skill as well as your passion for the craft. For the tests, you must bring your drawing/designing equipment such as pens, pencils, scissors, paper cutter, fevistick, scale, cello tape, eraser, colour pencils etc. The personal interview will access your personality, your intelligence, your communication ability and the general knowledge you have about the craft & design you’re opting for.

*Note: You can take your work for presentation as your work portfolio. It’ll help in showcasing your talent and proving your personality in front of the interviewers.

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IICD 2021 Exam Pattern:

As IICD allows students to pursue their career in crafts and design there no certain pattern for the exam. However, as we discussed, the test will be divided into three parts, i.e. first General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test, 2nd Material, Color & Conceptual Test, 3rd Personal Interview Round.

Mark Distribution

IICD 2021 Exam Cut-Off:

The cut off is the minimum mark required for the candidates to qualify in the entrance exam. The cut off is decided by the exam conducting authorities. The candidates have to secure the same as cut off or more than that to be qualified for the exam. However, there are no cut off marks for the IICD entrance test.
There several factors that affect the cut-off determination, some of them are mentioned below:

IICD 2021 Application Form:

Those who are willing to apply for the entrance test of IICD can proceed by fulfilling the registration form followed by an application form in online mode. The candidate can find all the forms at www.iicd.ac.in. Remember to submit the application form before the due date.

Steps For Application Process:

Step 1: Fill IICD Entrance Exam Application Form
For IICD registrations, candidates need to fill the application form in the online mode on the official website of the institute. Details that candidates need to fill in IICD application form 2021 are as follows:

  • Personal details: This includes entering details such as name, date of birth, gender, marital status, category (SC/ ST/ OBC/ General), nationality, domicile residence of Rajasthan state, mobile number, email ID, father's name, mother's name, mobile number (parents), email ID (parents), and family income per annum in rupees.
  • Address: Here, candidates need to enter their complete correspondence and permanent address.
  • Preferences for entrance test center: In this section, candidates need to enter three preferences for entrance test cities (in order of priority) in which they wish to appear for the exam.
  • 10+2 or equivalent qualifications: In this section, candidates need to enter details such as passing year, stream, and board/ school name of Class XII.
  • Degree qualifications: Similar to details for 10+2 qualifications, here candidates can put passing year, stream, and college/ university name of bachelor’s degree.
  • Language known: Here, candidates need to specify their level of proficiency (speak/ read/ write) in Hindi and English languages.
  • Preferences for specialisation: Candidates need to put three preferences (in order of priority) for course specialisations.
  • Document uploading: Finally, candidates need to upload three documents – a photo, Class X certificate, and photo ID proof. It may be noted that size of all three documents should be less than 4mb. Also, format of the documents should be jpg/ png/ pdf.

Step 2: Pay IICD Entrance Exam Application Fee
Once all details are entered, candidates need to pay IICD entrance exam 2020 application fee in the online (debit card/ credit card/ internet banking) or offline (via DD) mode.

Application Fee:

Category Application Fee
Indian candidates Rs 1,500
NRI candidates Rs 3,000
After paying the fee candidates need to enter payment details (such as payment ID/ DD number) on application form and click the Submit button. IICD entrance exam 2020 application form will be submitted successfully.

IICD 2021 Counseling:

After the announcement of the result, selected students will have to go to the Institute for the document verification and for their registration in their respective courses.

Category Reservation
OBC 27%
SC 15%
ST  7.5%
PH Candidates 3%

Important Notes:
All the candidates are required to be present in-person for seat allotment.
Candidates are advised to check the website for updates on seat vacancy and confirmation of seat allotment.
There is also a list of students who may get admission if some candidates withdraw. Their names are mentioned in the two waiting lists published by the website.

Documents Required for Counselling:

IICD 2021 Result:

The result of the entrance test will be announced on the official website of Indian Institute of Craft & Design. The result will come out in two parts.

How to Check Result:
Step 1:
Visit the official website of IICD.
Step 2: Click the 'Result' link present on the website.
Step 3: Enter application form number.
Step 4: Click the 'View Result' button.

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IICD 2021 Answer Key:

There will be no declaration or announcement of Answer key in case of IICD entrance examination. Those who have successfully passed through the tests will be invited for the counseling session followed by admission.

IICD 2021 Eligibility:

For 4 Years Integrated Bachelors Program & 5 years Integrated Masters Program:

  • Must have passed 10+2 or equivalent education from a recognized organization.
  • Those who are appearing the qualifying exam can also apply for the entrance test.

For Master of Vocation in Crafts and Design Program:

  • Must have completed graduation in any discipline from a recognized organization.
  • Should have an aptitude for craft, design & fashion.
  • Those who are appearing the qualifying exam can also apply for the entrance test.

For Foreign Nationals and NRI Candidates:
International Candidates/NRI candidates seeking admission to the Indian Institute of Crafts and Design must have the required educational qualifications/certificates similar or correspond to that is needed for Indian candidates.
Admission of Foreign Nationals/NRI candidates in various UG/PG/Certificate programs of IICD is based on certain guidelines.

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IICD 2021 FAQs:

Q: Who conducts the IICD entrance test?
A: The IICD entrance is being conducted by the Indian Institute of Crafts & Design, Jaipur.

Q: What is the minimum qualification to apply for IICD?
A: As the IICD entrance allows you to enroll in UG & PG courses, you have to be qualified as per the course you choose. For more reference see above in the eligibility section.

Q: When the exam will be conducted in 2021?
A: In 2021, the IICD entrance is scheduled to be conducted on 14th April 2021.

Q: What is the exam pattern of the IICD 2021?
A: The exam pattern is not specified for IICD.

Q: Can we submit the application form by post?
A: The application form should be submitted in online only. Submission of application form in any other mode will not be accepted.

Q: What can we carry to the examination hall?
A: The students can carry their admit card and ball point pen of black or blue colour.

Q: How to know about the counselling process?
A: The notice regarding the counselling process will be updated on the official website of  Indian Institute of Craft & Design. The counselling process will start after the publication of result. 

Q: Can the payment of application fees be made by cheque ?
A: The payment of application fees should be done through net banking/debit or credit card.

Q: How can we download the result?
A: The result can be downloaded from the official website after the completion of the entrance . The result will be updated with prior notification so students are requested to keep a regular update with the website so that they don't miss any kind of notification.

Q: If there is any kind of complaint whom can we address?
A: If there is any kind of complaint regarding the entrance, then the student can raise the complaint regarding the same to the organizing authority.


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