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IIAD 2022 Eligibility Criteria: Minimum Qualification, Age Limit

Updated On - May 14 2022 by Srishti Pandey

IIAD DAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria has been set by the main exam conducting authority - the Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD). The registration process is ongoing and the candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying. IIAD DAT 2022 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 2022.

Application Link: IIAD has released the application for all courses, find the official link here.

IIAD 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for IIAD Aptitude Test 2022 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 2022 for Bachelor of Design (BDes) courses below. The eligibility criteria of IIAD DAT 2022 for the courses is given below. Applicants must ensure that whether they are eligible or not for appearing in the entrance test.
Eligibility criteria
No. of Seats

UG Fashion Design


4 year

B.A. (Hons.) from Kingston University


UG Communication Design


4 year

B.A. (Hons.) from Kingston University



UG Interior Design


4 year

B.A. (Hons.) from Kingston University



UG Fashion Business Management 


3 year

B.A. (Hons.)  from Kingston University



PG Fashion Design

UG Degree

2 year

M.A. from Kingston University


PG Fashion Business Management

UG Degree

2 year

M.A. from Kingston University



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 2022 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 2022 Application Form

IIAD 2022 Application Form for January session has been released till 23 January 2022 on the official website. Candidates should check the eligibility criteria properly before applying. 

Application Process IIAD New Delhi 2022
Candidates can apply for the course of their choice in online and offline mode. Upon completion of the IIAD application process, they are required to pay INR 1,000 as application for admission to the BBA General / BCA General / BCom and INR 1,200 as application for admission to BBA International / BCA International. The step-by-step application process is mentioned below for the ease of the students:

Online Application Process

Step 1: Visit the official website: https://asb.edu.in

Step 2: Click on the 'Internet Application Form'

Step 3: Click on 'New Request' and register with the basics.

Step 4: Sign in with the details and complete the application form.

Step 5: Upload the documents on the official website and pay the application fee.

Step 6: Submit and print the application form for more information

Offline Application Process

Step 1: The candidate can obtain an application form and information booklet from the Admissions office or an online link on the official website.

Step 2: Complete the application form and send it by post or in person to the reception office of the Asian School of Business, Noida.

Documents required during the application process
10 and 12th grade marksheet
10th and 12th grade certificates
Graduation certificate
Identity Proof 
Migration certificate
Transfer certificate


Important Links: 

For IIAD 2022 Exam Pattern click here

For IIAD 2022 Admit Card click here

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