Admissions

BRIDGE THE GAP
BETWEEN YOUR PASSION
AND
PROFESSION

IIAD’s admission process for Academic Session 2021-22 is currently underway. Take a look at the important dates.

CONTACT: +91 11 41380000 | +91 9871383633 | [email protected]

APPLICATION

PROCESS

apply
early
Start the admission process by registering yourself at IIAD’s Online Application Portal.

BENEFITS OF APPLYING EARLY

IIAD has a limited number of seats for each programme. This means applicants who apply early and clear the entrance test in the initial admission cycle, have a higher likelihood of being accepted for the programme of their choice.

As soon as you complete your IIAD application form, you will receive our sample test paper, giving you ample time for preparation.

Admission 2021

Last date to apply

Monday, 24th May 2021

Exam centres and dates

ONLINE TESTS

Saturday, 29th May 2021

Programmes

And eligibility

Programmes

And eligibility

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate

Our Undergraduate programme offers
a total of 150 seats distributed across four courses:

— BA (Hons) Communication Design
— BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design
— BA (Hons) Fashion Design
— BA (Hons) Fashion Business Management

Eligibility

  • Candidates with 10+2 or equivalent in any stream (Science, Commerce, Humanities/Arts) 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.
  • Candidates are accepted from CBSE/ISC/State/IB or any other equivalent Indian or International Higher Secondary Board.

Our Postgraduate programme offers a total of 40 seats distributed across two courses:

— Master’s in Fashion Design
— Master’s in Fashion Business Management

Eligibility

  • 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.

 

Entrance exams

The screening process at IIAD aims to test the merit of a candidate based on their aptitude for design learning. The IIAD Entrance test has two components, which vary based on the course you apply for. Refer to the table given in this section to check your course requirements.

IDAT STUDIO
SIMULATION
IMAT PERSONAL
INTERVIEW
BA (Hons) Fashion Design
BA (Hons) Communication Design
BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design
BA (Hons) in Fashion Business Management
Master's in Fashion Design
Master's in Fashion Business Management
Fashion Design (UG)
  • iDAT
  • STUDIO SIMULATION
Communication Design (UG)
  • iDAT
  • STUDIO SIMULATION
Interior Architecture & Design (UG)
  • iDAT
  • STUDIO SIMULATION
Fashion Business Management (UG)
  • iMAT
  • PERSONAL INTERVIEW
Fashion Design (PG)
  • iDAT
  • PERSONAL INTERVIEW
Fashion Business Management (UG)
  • iMAT
  • PERSONAL INTERVIEW

IIAD Design Aptitude Test (iDAT)

The IIAD Design Aptitude Test (iDAT) is a written test designed to assess a candidate’s creative and visual ability, cultural awareness and logical thinking. The exam paper is a combination of visual tasks, writing tasks, one-word answers and multiple choice questions.

Studio Simulation

Studio simulation is a workshop where applicants work in small groups to create a 3D model using materials as a response to a given problem. Students work under the supervision and guidance of the IIAD faculty members. Assessment is done based on the skills of making, creative thinking, problem-solving & team work.

IIAD Management Aptitude Test ( iMAT)

The IIAD Management Aptitude Test (iMAT) is a written test designed to assess an applicant’s language, logical reasoning and creative thinking. The exam paper is a combination of multiple choice questions and writing tasks.

Personal Interview

Personal Interview is an opportunity for applicants to have a face to face interaction with IIAD, so that their suitability can be assessed. With this understanding, IIAD can guide the applicant towards how the programme can meet their aspirations and interests.

Fee And

Scholarship

For detailed information on fee structure, please download:

ASSISTANCE FOR EDUCATIONAL FINANCING

IIAD has partnered with leading organizations to provide customized and hassle-free loan solutions to its students. For information on the loan process, please click here.

SCHOLARSHIP

IIAD provides merit-cum-means scholarships to deserving students. All students who qualify the IIAD Entrance Test are eligible to apply for scholarship. The information about applying for a scholarship will be made available along with the offer of admission.

Scholarship is granted on the basis of performance in the IIAD Entrance Test, the Statement of Purpose in the scholarship form as well as the financial need of the student.

For further information contact our Admissions Team:

M: +91 9871383633

T: 011 4138 0000

TRANSFER TO IIAD

lateral
entry

We accept applications for transfer to IIAD’s design courses from students who have completed at least 1 year of design degree/diploma programme from a nationally or internationally recognized design institute. This transfer is also referred to as Lateral Entry. 

The student will be evaluated based on an interview and the portfolio of work at the previous design institute.

For transferring to IIAD: