AIEED 2018 NEWS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE/OFFLINE TEST
AIEED 2017 Application started from November 9, 2016 and was concluded on Nov 30. The exam will be held in two phases viz. General Aptitude Test(GAT) and Creative Ability Test(CAT). GAT is the first phase of AIEED and it is compulsory for all applicants. GAT will be held from March 15, 2017, to May 10, 2017. Creative Ability Test (CAT) is only for UG candidates. CAT can be given either: - Centre Based: Any two consecutive Saturday's after GAT Exam or Online Exam: Within 5 Days of online GAT Exam. After the completion of AIEED 2017 Examination, the result will be announced in the month of July 2017.
The AIEED 2017 Exam can be attempted in either online or offline mode. AIEED 2017 question paper will contain 45 to 50 questions, depending on the difficulty level. The total duration of the AIEED 2017 is 3 hours and 15 minutes. The total marks allotted in AIEED 2017 is 200. There will be no negative marking in the examination. Candidates can attempt offline exam in either Hindi or English while the online exam is to be attempted in English only. AIEED (All India Entrance Examination For Design) examination is designed to assess candidates’ knowledge about Design sensitivity, Ability to solve problems, Logical reasoning, Creativity and Awareness on World Affairs.
Candidates are advised to carefully plan and prepare for the paper. Candidate must practice all topics to get a grip of all the topics.
AIEED 2017 Question paper will consist of various topics. It is aimed to test the candidate’s aptitude for design and logical thinking. The topics consist of –
To develop Design aptitude and Sensitivity in creativity, the candidates should read a lot of magazines and Design blogs focusing on core concepts & techniques as well as emerging trends in designing. For example, magazines like “Architecture Digest” cover a lot of content on pieces of architectural brilliance.
The General awareness section is the scoring subject in AIEED to the candidate who has interest to stays aware about the latest happenings and events.
This section tests students’ ability in reading comprehension. To do well in the Comprehension:
While answering comprehension passage, the candidate should keep these four things in mind:
This section test candidate ability to identify patterns, understanding of logical links. The questions asked from this topic is common aptitude based,
In this section, candidates’ ability to visualize something and draw based on the given question is assessed. Candidate must prepare well using different online sources and books available.
Candidates are advised to improve skills like Human illustrations and Calligraphy, they can be a life saver at times during examinations. Trying your hand at calligraphy and enhancing your abilities in it can make a simple image look lively. The table below states the skills that need to be developed.
|Human Illustrations||Drawing Skills|
|Shading Work||Colour Combination|
|Charcoal or Pencil Drawing||Colour Drawings(Water colours, Plastic colours, colour pencils)|
Important topics for AIEED 2017 is given below:
|Colour Terminology||Theme Development||Expression & Emotion|
|Inspiration & Design Development||Creative thinking & writing||Exercises on imagination|
|Mood, theme & colour inter-relationship||Picture Analysis||Lateral Thinking|
|Design Theory||Visual Logic||Story pictures|
|Elements & Principles Of Design||Good Design vs. Bad Design||Presentation Techniques|
|Natural & Geometrical Form||Drawing Fundamentals||Imagination & Doodling|
|Innovation in Design||Use of Measurements, Scale & proportions||3D Visualization|
|Principles of Composition||Optical Illusion||Graphics & Pictograms|
|Lettering||Foreshortening & Perspective||Innovation & Creation|
|Optical Illusion||Developing Themes & Colour Associations||Design Awareness|
|Understanding Light & Shade||Inspiration & Creativity||Developing Observation|
|Colour Psychology & Optical Illusions||Ornaments & motifs||Model Making|
|Form & Function||Memory Drawing||Doodling|
|Colour, Pattern & Texture||Usage of colour in Compositions||Audio- Visual Exercises|
To prepare for an exam, books are the best source as they enhance knowledge and provide insights about a topic. A candidate often faces plenty of problems to choose the right book. When it comes to books, there are some highly reliable authored material for beginner and advanced level preparations. Given below is the books available for AIEED Preparation:
|The Business of Fashion Designing Manufacturing and marketing||Leslie Davis Burns and Nancy O. Bryant|
|Personality Development and Soft Skills||Barun K. Mitra|
|NIFT Book 2017||R. P. Verma and A. Kant|
|New Interiors 1||Daniel Giralt-Miracle|
|International Design Yearbook|
|Furniture & Interiors of the 1940s||Anne Boony|
|Living Spaces: 150 design ideas from around the world.||Franco Magnani|
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