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IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Registration (Open), Exam Dates, Pattern and Syllabus

Exam: 30 Jan `21
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Megha Rohilla

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IIAD (Indian Institute of Art and Design) 2021 Entrance Exam is conducted by Indian Institute of Art and Design for admission in bachelor programs like Fashion Designing, Interior Designing, and communication designing. The exam is conducted twice in a year into two cycles – Cycle 1 (April/May) and Cycle 2 (December).

Latest: IDAT and IMAT 2021 will be conducted on January 30, 2021.  Candidates can apply till January 23, 2021.

IIAD 2021 Application forms are available for April/May Cycle. Interested candidates must fill the application form well before the deadline. Apply here

  • The basic eligibility for IIAD 2021 is that candidates must have passed 12th class from a recognized board in any discipline.
  • The exam will be conducted in online mode only.
  • Students have an option to choose the date and time to take the  IIAD Entrance Test once the application form is completed.
  • The question paper consists of 2 sections. Section 1 of Logical reasoning and Section 2 is of creative thinking.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview and portfolio rounds.

The exam comprises the following parts based on the program:

For Fashion Design, Communication Design and Interior Architecture & Design Applicants:

  • Part A - IIAD Design Aptitude Test ( iDAT )
  • Part B - Studio Simulation

For Fashion Management Applicants:

  • Part A - IIAD Aptitude Test
  • Part B - Personal Interview

IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Dates

The table provided below depicts the important dates related to IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 (April/May):

Event Date
Availability of IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Application Form Available
Last date of form submission January 23, 2021
IIAD 2021 Online Entrance Exam

January 30, 2021

IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Result Declaration To be announced

IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Seat Availability

The institute offers BA Honors degree in Fashion Design, Interior Architecture design and Communication design with the following seat specification:-

Course Seats Available
BA (Honors) Fashion Design 40
BA (Honors) Interior Architecture and Design 40
BA (Honors) Communication Design 40
BA (Honors) Fashion Business Management 40
MA Fashion Design 20
MA Fashion Business Management 20

IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before proceeding ahead for registration. The minimum education qualification for IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 is that the candidates must have passed class 10+2 examinations from CBSE/ISC/IB or any other equivalent board in any discipline.

The Candidates who are appearing for class 12th exams or are waiting for their results, can also apply for admission.

List of Board of Exams accepted by IIAD are:

  • Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  • Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE)
  • Indian State Boards
  • National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)
  • Or any other approved National or International Board of Education

IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Application Form

IIAD Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form is available from second week of October 2020. Last date to apply is January 23, 2021.  The mode of application process is both online and offline. Details pertaining to both the modes have been given below:

Online Application Form

Candidates can fill IIAD Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form online from the official website. The process comprises of following two steps:

Step 1- Online Registration

  1. Candidates can fill the online application form from the official website of IIAD
  2. Click on ‘Apply Online’
  3. Fill the registration form with personal and educational details
  4. Click on submit button
  5. After the successful submission of registration form candidate will get an application number.

Step 2: Fee Payment

  1. Candidates have to make payment online only
  2. Login into candidate’s portal with the help of login ID and Password
  3. Candidates can make payment via:
  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Net Banking

Offline Application Form

Candidates can also fill the application form offline. It can be downloaded from the official website. Given below are the steps to fill IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Application Form.

  1. Visit the official website of IIAD
  2. Click on ‘Download Form’
  3. Fill the following details in Application Form  
  •  Personal details
  • Basic details
  • Educational details
  • Communicational details, etc.
  1. Pay Application Fee through Demand Draft drawn in favour of IIAD.
  2. Send the Application Form to the given address:
The Admissions Department
Indian Institute of Art & Design
B-26 Okhla Phase 1
New Delhi -110020

IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Admit Card

Admit Card is an important document to be carried on the day of examination. Candidates can download their admit card from the official website. It will be available fon the official site. Given below are the steps to download Admit Card:

  1. Visit the official website of IIAD
  2. Click on the link ‘Admit Card’
  3. Provide the required information like registration number, name and date of birth, etc.
  4. Take print out of the Admit Card and preserve it for future references.
  5. Candidates must attest the Admit Card from the gazette officer
  6. Candidates should check the following information on Admit Card before taking the print out.
  • Candidates Name
  • Exam Venue
  • Contact Details
  • Examination Centre
  • Timing of the Exam

IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Exam Centers

Candidates can choose their preference for exam center while filling up the application form. They can choose maximum up to 3 exam centers. Information related to exam center will be present on admit card. Once the exam center is allotted to the candidate it will not be changed. No request will be accepted for the change of exam center. Mentioned below is the list of available IIAD Entrance Exam 2021:

  • Bangalore
  • Delhi
  • Kolkata

IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Exam Pattern

IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 is a pen paper based test. The duration of exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

  • The question paper is divided in 2 sections of logical reasoning and creative thinking and problem solving.
  • Medium of exam is English only.
  • Question paper will be divided into 2 sections namely Logical Reasoning and Creative Thinking and Problem solving.

Check Here IIAD Entrance Exam Pattern

IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Syllabus

Candidates must check the syllabus for IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 before starting the preparation for the exam. Having an ample knowledge of exam syllabus helps in understanding the exam pattern and result in good marks. Given below is the syllabus for IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 for the convenience of the candidates:

  • Drawing and Design skills
  • Imaginative and creative expression
  • Visual and communication strengths

IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Result

Candidates can check their IIAD Entrance Exam result online from the official website once the results are out. Successful candidates will be called for Interview and Portfolio rounds. Given below are the steps candidates can follow to check their result:

  • Visit the official website of IIAD
  • Click on the link of Result
  • Provide the credentials like roll number and date of birth in the given space
  • Click on button ‘Submit’
  • Download the result and take print out.

IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Counselling

Counselling process will begin after the declaration of IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Result. In counselling process candidates will be allotted seats in the desired courses on the basis of their ranks and choices. Candidates should take all the original documents on the day of counselling process. After the confirmation of admission, candidates can attend their classes from fourth week of July 2021 onwards.

Documents required on the day of counseling process:

  • 12th class Mark sheet
  • Provisional Certificate
  • IIAD Entrance Exam 2020 Result
  • Passing Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Admit Card of Entrance Exam
  •  Passport Size Photograph
  • Age Certificate

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.