AIEED Previous Year Papers: Sample Papers & Much More

AIEED Entrance ExamHello Aspirants, Hope you all are doing great with your studies. As the exam date for All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED) Exam is just a couple of weeks ahead, all have become busy in finding study materials for the exam. If you have applied for the exam and searching for AIEED Previous Year Papers for better preparation, then you are in the right place. You will be able to Download AIEED 2021 Question Papers in PDF format from this article.

Arch College of Design and Business conduct AIEED exam (All India Entrance Examination for Design to offer admissions to students in UG as well as PG design programmes that are on offer by it. AIEED 2021 is scheduled to be conducted only in online mode. The entrance exam conducted by AIEED comprises of a Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) as well as a General Aptitude Test (GAT).

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AIEED exam 2021 will be held in three Stages which are

  • Stage I- Video & Portfolio
  • Stage II- Exam (GAT & CAT)
  • Stage III- Interaction

Arch College of Design and Business entrance exam AIEED 2021 is designed in such a way so as to test the “aesthetic sense, creativity & design sensitivity of students seeking fulfilling careers in the various fields of design. It also tests the problem-solving & logical reasoning aptitude of the student”, informs the official website.

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Exam Name All India Entrance Examination for Design
Acronym AIEED 2020
AIEED 2020 Exam level National Level
AIEED 2020 Exam Type Under Graduate & Post Graduate
AIEED 2020 Exam Conducted by ARCH Academy of Design
Exam Date
  • GAT (December session): December 1, 2019, to December 15, 2019
  • CAT(December session): December 2, 2019, to December 19, 2019
  • January session: January 15- May 31 (Extended)
Exam Mode Online
Courses Offered through AIEED 2020  B.Des, BVA, BBA, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Jewellery Design, Craft & Accessory Design, B.A., M.Voc, and M.A.
Duration GAT: 2 hours
CAT: 3 hours
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response

Important Dates

AIEED 2020 datasheet for the academic year 2020 is released so here is the important dates for the AIEED Entrance Exam 2020.

Event Date
AIEED Application Form release date October 1, 2019
Last date for filling the application form 28 November 2019
Admit Card release date Soon after registration
Stage 1: AIEED 2020 – General Ability Test December 1, 2019, to December 15, 2019
Stage 2: AIEED – Creative Ability Test December 2, 2019, to December 19, 2019
Stage 3: Interaction To be notified
January Session January 15 to May 31, 2020 (Extended)

AIEED 2021 Exam Pattern

The very first stage of your dream college is to score great in the written examination. Here aspirants must keep in mind that the written examination will be offline in nature and will be conducted in 5.5 hours. The paper pattern for UG design courses will be divided into five sections – Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, English Comprehension, Analytical Ability, and Creative Ability.

S. No. Stage No. of questions marks Duration
1. General Ability Test(GAT) 60 Questions 100 Marks 2 Hours
2. Creative Ability Test(CAT) 50 Questions 200 Marks 3 Hours
3. Video, Portfolio and Personal Interaction  — 200 Marks 30 Minutes
Total 110 Questions 500 marks 5.5 Hours

1. You have 330 minutes to complete the test.
2. The test contains a total of 110 Questions.
3. There is only one correct answer to each question. Click on the most appropriate option to mark it as your answer.
4. You will be awarded marks depend on the questions Such as In GAT paper 1 correct answer 6.67 marks and In CAT paper 1 correct answer 4 marks.
5. There is no negative mark for an incorrect answer.

AIEED Previous Year Papers

Let us check out these previous years question papers for the AIEED 2021 Exam. These last years question papers will also work as model papers for the AIEED 2021 Entrance Examination.

Papers Download PDF
AIEED-cat Click Here
AIEED-gat Click Here
AIEED Previous Paper Click Here

Frequently Asked Questions

What is AIEED?

Arch College of Design and Business conduct AIEED exam (All India Entrance Examination for Design to offer admissions to students in UG as well as PG design programmes that are on offer by it.

Is there any age criteria to appear in the AIEED Exam?

There are no age criteria to appear in the exam.

How many stages does AIEED comprised of?

AIEED stands for All India Entrance Examination for Design which comprise of 4 stages,
Stage 1 – GAT – General Ability Test.
Stage 2 – CAT – Creative Aptitude Test.
Stage 3 -Video and Portfolio Submission
Stage 4 -Personal Interaction.

What is the mode of payment for the application form?

Applications fee can be paid in cash, through Demand Draft or online on the official website of AIEED.

Can I write AIEED offline also and if yes where?

 Yes, AIEED can be attempted offline also but only through special permission, Offline AIEED exam can be attempted in Jaipur campus of ARCH.

What is the application Fee?

Application Fee of AIEED is Rs 3,000.

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