IIAD DAT 2024: Exam Date (April 27 & 28), Admit Card, Syllabus, Admission Process

Indian Institute of Art and Design Entrance Exam 2024 ( IIAD Entrance Exam )

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IIAD DAT 2024 - The Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD) has closed its application process for IIAD DAT 2024. The last date to submit the IIAD DAT 2024 application form was April 20, 2024.

The next edition of the IIAD exam will be conducted on April 27, 2024 (online/on-campus) and April 28, 2024 (online). The candidate can select their preferred mode at the time of filling out the application form.

The previous edition of the IIAD DAT 2024 entrance exam was conducted on January 27, 2024 (Online/ Offline) and January 28, 2024 (Online). 

The IIAD DAT is a written, aptitude test that will evaluate the creativity, cultural awareness, and logical thinking ability of the candidate.

Candidates who qualify in the IIAD Design Aptitude Test (iDAT) have to participate in the IIAD 2024 counseling and seat allotment process. Currently, there are 200 undergraduate and 20 postgraduate seats offered by the Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD). 

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Q:   When will the IIAD entrance exam be conducted?

A:

The Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD) will conduct the next edition of the IIAD 2024 exam on April 27-28, 2024. The exam will be conducted in Online and Offfline modes. The candidate can select the mode of the exam at the time of filling out the IIAD 2024 application form. Note that the IIAD DAT is conduted multiple times in the year. 

 

Q:   What will be the exam pattern of IIAD exam?

A:

The IIAD 2024 exam has two parts - IIAD Design Aptitude Test (iDAT) and Studio Simulation. However, those seeking admission to Fashion Management courses need to appear in the IIAD Management Aptitude Test (iMAT) and Interview. The exam will be conducted in online and on-campus modes.

The candidate needs to strictly follow the exam pattern when preparing for the exam.

 

Q:   What subjects are included in the IIAD Design Aptitude Test?

A:

The question paper will include questions from Logical Reasoning and Creative Thinking & Visual Aptitude sections. The candidate will have 30 minutes to complete the Logical Reasoning section, while for the Creative Thinking & Visual Aptitude section, the candidate will have 2 hours.

The candidate must prepare for the IIAD exam as per the official pattern. Also, make it a point to follow the official syllabus.

 

What is IIAD Entrance Exam?

The IIAD entrance exam is conducted by the Indian Institute of Art and Design which offers a globally-recognized degree from Kingston University, London.  

The duration of the written exam is two hours & thirty minutes and will evaluate the candidate on parameters like their drawing and design skills, imaginative and creative expression, observation skills, as well as communication and visual strengths. The admission process for the IIAD entrance exam is such that after appearing for the written test candidates have to appear for a studio simulation (for UG candidates) or personal interview (for PG candidates) round. Students can either give the IIAD Entrance Exam in offline mode or from their homes as a computer-based test.

IIAD admissions are done on the basis of a candidate’s score in the IIAD entrance exam and performance in studio simulation/ personal interview rounds.

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Q:   What will be the total marks for the IIAD exam?

A:

The duration of the IIAD DAT exam is 2 hours 30 minutes and the question paper will be of 200 marks. The question paper will include questions from sections like Logical Reasoning and Creative Thinking & Visual Aptitude.

To get a good score in the exam, the candidate must know the important topics. These topics typically will carry more weightage.

 

Q:   What is the last date to submit IIAD application form?

A:

The last date to fill out the IIAD 2024 application form was April 20, 2024. The aplication form has to be filled out in online mode by eligible candidates. The IIAD 2024 exam will be conducted on April 27 & 28, 2024. 

The application form could be filled out by candidates who meet the eligibility criteria. Note that if the candidate doesn't meet prescribed criteria, he or she could be disqualified.

 

IIAD Entrance Exam 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of IIAD Entrance Exam 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

27 Apr '24

IIAD Entrance Exam Date - Online and On-campus

28 Apr '24

IIAD Entrance Exam Date - Online

DatesPast Exam Dates

20 Apr '24

Last date to register for IIAD 2024

IIAD DAT Application Form 2024

The application form for IIAD DAT 2024 has closed the applications for admission to the various design courses offered by the Indian Institute of Art and Design. 

When filling out the form, candidates were asked to use only verifiable information.

Note that any candidate found using wrong or misleading information may be disqualified. 

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How to apply for IIAD 2024

The application form for IIAD DAT 2024 had to be filled out online following the steps given below:

  1. Get registered - The applicant had to first get registered and create an applicant account.
  2. Fill in the form - Next fill in personal, academic, and contact details.
  3. Upload an SOP - The candidate had to upload a Statement of Purpose along with the application form.
  4. Pay the application fee - The application fee of INR. 2,500 had to be paid online.

Q:   Can I appear in the IIAD entrance exam in Delhi?

A:

The IIAD exam will be conducted in the following cities - New Delhi, Bengaluru, and Mumbai. The preferred exam centre had to be selected at the time of filling the application form. The details of the exam centre allocated to the candidate will be mentioned on the IIAD admit card.

On exam day, you need to report at the centre as per the reporting time mentioned in the admit card. Also, bring your admit card and valid ID proof.

 

Q:   What are the various UG design courses that I can take admission based on IIAD scores?

A:

IIAD 2024 exam will be conducted for admission to BA (Hons) Fashion Design, BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design, BA (Hons) Communication Design, BA (Hons) Fashion Business Management, and BA (Hons) Fashion Communication courses.

The candidate can select their programme of study when filling out the application form. Note that IIAD application will open in online mode.

 

IIAD Entrance Exam 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are informed that the eligibility criteria for the IIAD entrance exam vary from one course to another.

Eligibility Criteria for UG Degree Course

All candidates who have passed 10+2 or an equivalent exam in any discipline (Science, CommerceHumanities, or Arts) are eligible for admission. Candidates are accepted from the following boards. 

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Candidates appearing in their Class 12 exam are also eligible to apply for the IIAD 2024 entrance exam.

IIAD Lateral Entry Admissions: Candidates can also secure direct admission in the second year of design programs on offer at IIAD. The eligibility criteria for IIAD lateral entry admissions are such that candidates need to complete the first year of their design diploma/ degree program from a national or internationally recognized design college. IIAD admissions 2023 under the lateral entry will be done on the basis of a candidate’s performance in personal interview and portfolio assessment rounds only.

Eligibility Criteria for PG Degree Course

Candidates who have cleared their undergraduate exam (or equivalent) in any discipline from a recognized college or university fulfill the IIAD entrance exam 2024 eligibility criteria. Candidates who are appearing for their undergraduate exam in 2024 are also eligible to apply for the exam.  

Q:   How can I fill out the IICD application form?

A:

The application process for IICD 2024 has now been closed. To fill in the application form, the candidate had to follow these steps:

  1. Get registered - The candidate had to get registered by entering details like email id, mobile number, and other details.
  2. Fill in the form - Upon registration, log-in to fill in the rest of the application form, including personal, academic, contact details. 
  3. Upload documents - Photograph and signature have to be uploaded as per the given format.
  4. Pay the application fees - The exam fees is INR 2500. 
 

Q:   What is the last date for filling the IIAD application form?

A:

The online application form for IIAD had to be filled out online. Interested candidates could duly fill and submit their applications before the last date. The candidate had to fill out the application form following the link on the admission portal of the institute. 

The candidate must ensure that they apply for the IICD 2024 exam before the last date.

 

IIAD Exam Highlights 2024

Particulars

Description

Name of Exam

IIAD Entrance Test

Conducting Body

Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD)

Exam Level

National-Level Exam

Exam Mode

Online/ Offline

Exam Medium

English

Exam Duration

2 Hours 30 Minutes

Total Marks

200

Application Fee

INR 2,000

Official Website

https://www.iiad.edu.in

IIAD DAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2024

Candidates appearing in the IIAD 2024 need to ensure that they are following the updated and official syllabus to prepare for the IIAD 2024 entrance exam. This is because the IIAD 2024 question paper will have questions from topics mentioned in the official syllabus. The syllabus will contain the subject-wise topics and weightage. Meanwhile, the exam pattern will highlight details like the mode of the exam, marking scheme, types of questions asked, and exam duration.

The candidate must ensure that their preparation is aligned with the prescribed exam pattern.

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IIAD Entrance Exam 2024 Admission Process

Candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps to take part in the IIAD admission process 2024.

Step 1: Fill in the application form

To apply for IIAD 2024, the candidate will have to first get registered.

Upon registration, the candidate will have to fill in the various sections in the form and pay the IIAD entrance exam 2024 application fee.

Particular

Fees

IIAD entrance exam 2024 application fee

INR 2,000

Step 2: Download the admit card

Candidates who successfully register for the exam can download the IIAD 2024 admit card from the official website before the last date.

On the day of the exam, the candidate must bring with them the admit card and a valid photo ID proof.

Step 3: Appear in the IIAD 2024 Entrance Exam

Candidates need to appear for iDAT (IIAD Design Aptitude Test) for UG course admissions or iMAT (IIAD Management Aptitude Test) for PG course admissions. 

Step 4: Appear for Studio Simulation/ Personal Interview Round

After taking the written design entrance exam, candidates need to appear for studio simulation (for UG candidates) or personal interview (for PG candidates) rounds.

Step 5: Check IIAD Entrance Exam Result

Candidates can secure a seat in design courses on offer at IIAD basis their score in the written entrance exam as well as performance in studio simulation and portfolio assessment rounds.

After all the rounds are conducted the college declares the IIAD entrance exam result on its official website. 

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IIAD Lateral Entry Admission

  • Using the lateral admission scheme, the students can get direct admission to the second-year direct of the design programs offered at IIAD.

  • To be eligible for admission under the lateral entry scheme, the candidates must complete their first-year diploma/ degree in the design program at a nationally or internationally recognized design college.

  • The merit list for admission under the IIAD lateral entry scheme will be prepared on the basis of a candidate’s performance in PI and portfolio assessment rounds.

IIAD DAT Sample Papers 2024

To prepare for an entrance exam like IIAD DAT 2024 is not enough to simply go through the textbooks. The candidate instead must solve sample papers to improve their problem-solving ability and to better understand the various concepts mentioned in a book. 

The Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD)  will send sample papers of IIAD DAT 2024 to all candidates who successfully complete the online registration process. The candidate must download the sample papers and solve them as part of the exam preparation process. 

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Additionally, the candidate may solve sample papers for other popular entrance exams like NID DAT, NIFT entrance exam, UCEED, and SEED

By solving sample papers of IIAD, the candidate will be able to develop their problem-solving ability and time-management skills. The candidate can start solving sample papers very early on in their exam preparation. For instance, the candidate can solve questions given in the sample papers after completing a topic; the only thing you need to do is find out all relevant questions.

Along with sample papers, remember to take mock tests. 

IIAD DAT 2024 exam preparation

Candidates seeking admission to design courses at the Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD) need to ensure that their preparation is top-notch. Here are a few IIAD DAT 2024 preparation tips the candidate may follow:

  1. Consult the official exam pattern and syllabus
  2. Make a study timetable
  3. Buy the best books available for each subject; ensure that the books are as per the exam syllabus
  4. Solve sample and previous years' question papers. Also, after completion of each topic, solve the problems given at the end of the chapter.
  5. Take mock tests. The mock tests are usually taken closer to the exam and are meant to get an exam-like ambiance.  
  6. Do timely revision. To help in one's revision, the candidate must make it a point to take notes during the study. With notes in hand, one needn't have to go through huge blocks of text.

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IIAD Admit Cards 2024

The Indian Institute of Art and Design will release admit cards for the IIAD 2024 exam after the closure of the application form.

Admit cards will be issued to all candidates who successfully register for the exam. An important document, the IIAD 2024 admit card carries details like the date and time of the exam, roll number, and exam center address (for the on-campus exam only).

To download the admit card, the candidate will have to log in to the candidate portal using their login credentials.

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IIAD DAT Result 2024

The Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD) will declare the results of the IIAD DAT entrance exam 2024 in online mode at the official admission website of the institute - iiad.edu.in/admissions. 

To check their results, the candidate will have to log in to the result portal using their log-in credentials.

The result would include details like the sectional and overall scores and rank secured by the candidate in the exam. The IIAD DAT 2024 merit rank will be used for the seat allotment process, with higher-ranked candidates to be given priority in seat allotment.

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Courses Offered Through IIAD Entrance Exam 2024

Undergraduate and postgraduate design programs on offer at the Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD) include:

IIAD Entrance Exam 2024: UG Courses

Fashion Design

Interior Architecture & Design

Communication Design

Fashion Business Management

Fashion Communication

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IIAD Entrance Exam 2024: PG Courses

Fashion Business Management

 

IIAD Entrance Exam 2024 Exam Centres

IIAD entrance exam 2024 will be held in both online and offline modes. The IIAD offline exam will be held in the following cities:

  • New Delhi
  • Bengaluru
  • Mumbai

Note: “IIAD reserves the right to cancel/ add/ change any entrance exam center (s) for administrative reasons”, informed the official website.

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IIAD Entrance Exam Dates IIAD Entrance Exam Pattern IIAD Entrance Exam Syllabus

IIAD Entrance Exam 2024 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are a few FAQs on IICD 2024 entrance exam. Read on.

Q:   What is the eligibility criteria of IIAD for admission to UG courses?

A:

For admission to UG courses, the candidate needs to have passed 10+2 exam in any discipline. Those awaiting 10+2 results may also apply. The candidate must make sure that meet the eligibility criteria, as otherwise the candidature of the applicant can be cancelled.

The admission committe will verify the information furnished by the candidate at the time of counseling.

 

Q:   Is it mandatory to appear in IIAD exam for admission to design courses at the institute?

A:

Yes, candidates seeking admission to design courses at the Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD) need to appear in the IIAD entrance exam. Qualifying exam scores will only be used as a qualifying criteria, and not for preparing the IIAD 2024 merit list.

Candidates who plan to get admission to the institute need to apply online. Note that applications ubmitted via offline mode will be rejected.

 

Q:   Is there a provision for lateral entry in through IIAD?

A:

Yes, lateral entry is also available for eligible candidates. Under this scheme, the candidate will be selected based on their performance in the personal interview and portfolio.

The candidate has to apply online for admission under this scheme. The application form will open online at the admission portal of the institute.

Make sure that you carefully go through the eligibiity criteria.

 

Q:   What are the various courses for which admission will be offered through IIAD?

A:

The IIAD 2024 entrance test is conducted for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD).

  • UG courses: BA. (Hons) in Fashion Design/ Communication Design/ Interior Architecture Design and B.A. (Hons) in Fashion Business Management
  • PG courses: MA in Fashion Design and MA in Fashion Business Management 

You can select the programme of study at the time of filling out the application form.

 

Q:   What is the application fee for IIAD exam?

A:

The application fee is INR 2,500 (which is the same for all categories). The fee once paid is not refunded; so candidates who meet the prescribed eligibility criteria are recommended to go ahead and fill out the online application form. 

Note that along with payment of the application fee, the candidate is also required to upload documents. But do make sure that the documents uploaded follow the prescribed specifications.

 
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The online application form for IIAD had to be filled out online. Interested candidates could duly fill and submit their applications before the last date. The candidate had to fill out the application form following the link on the admission portal of the institute. 

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The application process for IICD 2024 has now been closed. To fill in the application form, the candidate had to follow these steps:

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The application fee is INR 2,500 (which is the same for all categories). The fee once paid is not refunded; so candidates who meet the prescribed eligibility criteria are recommended to go ahead and fill out the online application form. 

Note that along with payment of the application fee, the candid

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The IIAD 2024 entrance test is conducted for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD).

  • UG courses: BA. (Hons) in Fashion Design/ Communication Design/ Interior Architecture Design and B.A. (Hons) in Fashion Business Management
  • PG cour

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Yes, lateral entry is also available for eligible candidates. Under this scheme, the candidate will be selected based on their performance in the personal interview and portfolio.

The candidate has to apply online for admission under this scheme. The application form will open online at the admission

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Yes, candidates seeking admission to design courses at the Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD) need to appear in the IIAD entrance exam. Qualifying exam scores will only be used as a qualifying criteria, and not for preparing the IIAD 2024 merit list.

Candidates who plan to get admission to the

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Answered 3 weeks ago

For admission to UG courses, the candidate needs to have passed 10+2 exam in any discipline. Those awaiting 10+2 results may also apply. The candidate must make sure that meet the eligibility criteria, as otherwise the candidature of the applicant can be cancelled.

The admission committe will verify

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The IIAD exam will be conducted in the following cities - New Delhi, Bengaluru, and Mumbai. The preferred exam centre had to be selected at the time of filling the application form. The details of the exam centre allocated to the candidate will be mentioned on the IIAD admit card.

On exam day, you ne

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IIAD 2024 exam will be conducted for admission to BA (Hons) Fashion Design, BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design, BA (Hons) Communication Design, BA (Hons) Fashion Business Management, and BA (Hons) Fashion Communication courses.

The candidate can select their programme of study when filling out

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The last date to fill out the IIAD 2024 application form was April 20, 2024. The aplication form has to be filled out in online mode by eligible candidates. The IIAD 2024 exam will be conducted on April 27 & 28, 2024. 

The application form could be filled out by candidates who meet the eligibility cr

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