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IIAD Entrance Exam 2020

The Indian Institute of Art and Design is shortly known as (IIAD)

IIAD Entrance Exam 2020: Application, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

The Indian Institute of Art and Design is shortly known as (IIAD), and this institute has conducted the IIAD Admission Test for the candidates, and those applicants are seeking for admission in the various courses such as BA. Honours Fashion Design, Communication Design, Interior Architecture Design, they can fill the application form of IIAD.

It is important for the students to register themselves for the entrance examination of IIAD 2020 for BA Honours Fashion Design, Communication Design, and interior architecture design. First of all, applicants will have to check their eligibility criteria for IIAD 2020 if they are eligible or not. Applicants have the option to register online/offline for IIAD 2020.

IIAD Exam Highlights 2020 

Exam Name



Indian Institute of Art and Design

Exam Type


Exam Level


Courses Offered


Conducting Body 

IIAD Admission Test

Application Mode

Online & Offline

Exam Mode


Exam Date


Exam Duration

2 hours 30 Minutes

Official Website


+91 98713 83633


IIAD Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Dates

The information in regards to the important events & tentative dates is listed below:


Dates (Tentative)

Application start date of IIAD 2020

1st week of January 2020

Application end date of IIAD 2020

March 2020

Admit Card of IIAD 2020

March 2020

Entrance exam (Delhi)

1at week of April 2020

PA (portfolio assessment) and SS (studio simulation)/Delhi

April 2020

Outstation entrance exams (Bangalore, Bhopal, Kolkata)

April 2020

PA (portfolio assessment) and SS (studio simulation)/ Delhi

April 2020

IIAD Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form 

The IIAD 2020 Application Form submission can be done in both the ways online through website and offline by speed post or hand deliver. We have listed all the details below for both the modes.

Steps for the online process:  

  • Register on the website of IIAD 2020.
  • Enter the required details.
  • Click on register now.
  • Activate the credentials.
  • Log in with the credentials.
  • Click on the course and then the application tab.
  • Fill the form (Personal information, educational information, course details)
  • Get the documents uploaded ( scanned passport size photo & signature and supporting documents)
  • Pay the Application Form fee (net banking or through debit/ credit card)
  • Save the payment confirmation page.
  • Submit the Application Form online.
  • Save the confirmation page.

Steps for the offline process: 

  • Download the Application Form of IIAD 2020 from the official website.
  • Fill the Application Form online or manually.
  • If the Application Form of IIAD 2020 is being filled manually it should be done in capital letters only.
  • The Application Form of IIAD 2020 should be filled by a black or blue ball pen only.
  • All the mandatory fields in the Application Form should be filled as incomplete forms should be rejected.
  • Applicants need to gather all the Xerox copies of the supporting documents along with the passport size photo and attach it to the Application Form.
  • The application fee has to be paid in the form of DD (in favor of IIAD).
  • All the documents along with the filled Application Form and the DD should be inserted in the envelope and sent by speed post to the below address.

The Admissions Department,
Indian Institute of Art & Design,
B-26 Okhla Phase 1,
New Delhi -110020,

IIAD Entrance Exam 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The information in regards to the eligibility criteria for the entrance exam is listed below:

  • Applicant must have cleared their HSC exam from any stream from CBSE/ISC/IB board.
  • Applicants should have achieved a minimum of 70% of the score in total in their SSC & HSC board.
  • If the applicants have some knowledge in regards to the visual art forms, model making, and drawing/sketching will be counted as an additional benefit for the applicants
  • International applicants must have a minimum of 12 years of education from the known board and he/she must be fluent in English.

IIAD Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Pattern

The information in regards to the paper pattern for the entrance exam is as per below:

  • It is an offline exam (Pen & Paper)
  • The duration of exam is 2 hours & 30 min
  • The total number of marks is 250
  • The exam paper will be divided into two sections.
    • Logical reasoning – 30 minutes
    • Creative thinking & Problem solving – 2 hours

The list of the entrance examination centers of IIAD 2020

  1. Ahmadabad
  2. Bangalore
  3. Bhopal
  4. Chandigarh
  5. Dehradun
  6. Delhi
  7. Jaipur
  8. Kolkata
  9. Lucknow
  10. Patna

IIAD Entrance Exam 2020 Syllabus

Based on the research and some previous question papers we have gathered some information as per below:

  1. The topics for the entrance exam:
  • Observation skills,
  • Design & drawing skills,
  • Creative & imaginative expression,
  • Visual & communication skills
  1. The topics for the Studio Simulation Round:
  • Aptitude for design,
  • Interest in the selected discipline,
  • Ability to innovate,
  • Capacity to comprehend information and solve problems.
  1. The topics for the Studio Simulation Round:
  • Drawings/ sketches/ paintings,
  • Art collages,
  • Web design,
  • Digital design,
  • Graphic design,
  • Needle-work,
  • Three-dimensional projects sculpture
  • Photography

IIAD Entrance Exam 2020 Admit Card

The information in regards to the admit card for the entrance exams are as follows:

  • The admit card of IIAD 2020 will be available for the applicants whose application shall be accepted successfully by the university.
  • The university will post the notification in regard to the release of the admit cards of IIAD 2020.
  • The applicants will be able to download the admit card of IIAD 2020 only after the release date and will be available only one.
  • Admit card of IIAD has to be printed.
  • As per the education department and university terms, the admit card of IIAD 2020 has to be carried by the applicants to the exam center.
  • The applicants who forget or miss to do the same will not be authorized to appear for the exam.

The admit card of IIAD 2020 will consist of the below information:

  • Name of the applicant.
  • The DOB (Age) of the applicant.
  • Roll / Seat number (Unique id).
  • Applicants Photo & Signature.
  • Exam/Course-name.
  • Exam center name.
  • Exam date & Time.
  • University / Board name.
  • Name of subjects.

NOTE: The admit card will be checked by the supervisor who will be monitoring the applicants during the examination also at times they do sign on the admit card.

IIAD Entrance Exam 2020 Result

  • The results of the entrance exams will be declared on the official website of IIAD 2020.
  • The copy of result will look similar to the scorecard of IIAD 2020.
  • Candidates have to download and print the result have to present while going for counseling of IIAD 2020.
  • The applicants have to follow the below-mentioned steps to get the results.
  • Go to the official website of IIAD
  • Click on the Results tab.
  • Enter the unique roll number & DOB
  • Click on enter and view the result
  • Download and print the result
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