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IIAD 2021 Eligibility Criteria: Design Aptitude Test Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - June 24 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

IIAD DAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria has been set by the main exam conducting authority - Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD). IIAD DAT 2021 is a university-level exam conducted twice a year, mainly in December and April. Aspirants should check the eligibility criteria before applying. They should be aware if they are eligible to apply for the exam or not. Aspirants can go through the whole article below to know about the eligibility criteria of IIAD 2021.

IIAD 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for IIAD Aptitude Test 2021 are different for UG and PG design courses offered at Indian Institute of Art and Design. Candidates can go through the eligibility criteria for IIAD Aptitude Test 2021 for Bachelor of Design (BDes) courses below. The eligibility criteria of IIAD DAT 2021 for the courses is given below. Applicants must ensure that whether they are eligible or not for appearing in the entrance test.
Eligibility criteria
Course
Eligibility 
Duration
Degree
No. of Seats

UG Fashion Design

10+2

4 year

B.A. (Hons.) from Kingston University

40

UG Communication Design

10+2

4 year

B.A. (Hons.) from Kingston University

 

40

UG Interior Design

10+2

4 year

B.A. (Hons.) from Kingston University

 

40

UG Fashion Business Management 

10+2

3 year

B.A. (Hons.)  from Kingston University

 

30

PG Fashion Design

UG Degree

2 year

M.A. from Kingston University

20 

PG Fashion Business Management

UG Degree

2 year

M.A. from Kingston University

 

20

Courses Level Eligibility

Course Level Eligibility
Course LevelEligibility Criteria
Undergraduate Degree :Candidates with 10+2 or equivalent in any stream (Science, Commerce, Humanities/Arts), from CBSE/ISC/IB with an aggregate of minimum 50% are eligible to apply. Candidates appearing for Class XII examination in the current academic year or awaiting results may also apply.
Postgraduate Programme :Graduates in any stream or discipline from a recognised institute/university are eligible to apply. Final year graduate students or students awaiting results may also apply.
For Design :iDAT (IIAD Design Aptitude)
For Management :
iMAT (IIAD Management Aptitude Test and Personal Interview).

List of Courses at  Indian Institute of Art and Design

Fashion Designing Courses:
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Forecaster
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Fashion Journalist
  • Costume Designer
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Draper
Communication Design Course:
  • Animation
  • Film/ Theatre/ Television
  • Branding and Advertising
  • Publication Design
  • UX and UI Design (Gaming and Apps)
  • Exhibition/ Experience Design
  • Web Design
  • Typeface Design/Calligraphy
Interior Architecture & Design:
  • Residential Space Designer
  • Commercial Space Designer
  • Institutional Space Designer
  • Workplace Designer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Set Designer
Fashion Business Management:
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Product Management
  • Retail/Store Management
  • Fashion Buying
  • Fashion Promotion
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Visual Merchandising

IIAD 2021 Eligibility Criteria (Course Wise)

For Under Graduate Programme:
  • Our Undergraduate programme offers a total of 150 seats distributed across four courses:
  1. UG Communication Design
  2. UG Interior Architecture and Design 
  3. UG Fashion Design
  4. UG Fashion Business Management
  • Candidates must have completed senior secondary education or its equivalent with 50%. Or the candidate appearing and whom results are pending can also apply for the exam.
  • Class 12 level should be from a recognized Board any stream (Arts, Commerce or Science). However, IIAD has provided the list of Board from which they take candidates which are shown below:
    • 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
  • Candidates must have passing marks in senior secondary school to apply for the IIAD entrance exam. 
  • Applicants who are appearing for the final exams of higher secondary education can also apply for the entrance test. 
  • Candidates have to provide evidence of appearance in the final exam at the admission time.
For Postgraduate Programmes
  • Our Postgraduate programme offers a total of 40 seats distributed across two courses:
  1. Master’s in Fashion Design
  2. Master’s in Fashion Business Management
  • Candidates who have passed their Undergraduate Examination (or equivalent) in any discipline from a recognised Institute or University may apply.
    Those who are appearing for it in the current academic year or are awaiting their results may also apply.
  • For Lateral Entry
    Also, there is a lateral entry for those who have passed one year in any discipline from a recognised university/board.

IIAD 2021 Application Form

IIAD 2021 Application Form for January session has been released till 23 January 2021 on the official website. Candidates should check the eligibility criteria properly before applying. 

 

Important Links: 

For IIAD 2021 Exam Pattern click here

For IIAD 2021 Admit Card click here

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