IIAD Admission 2021 – Registration, Exam Date, Admit Card, Result

IIAD Admission 2021 – Indian Institute of Art & Design, New Delhi invites candidates to fill the IIAD application form 2021 for next exam. Also, those who have applied can download admit card after logging in. The result of entrance exam, of previously held cycles, have also been announced. Candidates who are interested in pursuing fashion and design programs can apply and appear in the IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 that includes iDAT, iMAT, PI rounds. IIAD offers admission to 150 UG, and 40 PG seats.

IIAD Admission 2021

Latest IIAD 2021 Cycle 7 exam date is announced now. Exam will be held on 01 August.

Latest IIAD 2021 application form is open. Apply Now!

Latest IIAD 2021 admit card is available for upcoming exam. Download Here

Latest – IIAD 2021 result for previously held exams out. Click here to check it. 

IIAD awarded ‘Design College of the Year 2020‘ by Silicon India

Courses offered through IIAD entrance exam 2021 are as follows:

  • At the undergraduate level, you can go for BA Hons in Fashion Design, Communication Design, Interior Architecture Design, Fashion Business Management.
  • Whereas at the postgraduate level you have Masters in Fashion Design and Masters in Fashion Business Management to chose from.

Important Dates for IIAD Admission 2021 

Important EventCycle 1Cycle 2Cycle 3Cycle 4Admission Cycle 5Admission Cycle 6Admission Cycle 7
Last Date To Apply23 Jan 202120 Mar 202120 Apr 202124 May 202103 Jul 2021TBA
Online Exam Date
Students can choose from the following exam dates
26 Dec 2020
27 Dec 2020 
30 Jan 202127, 28 Mar 202120 Apr 202129 May 202109, 10 Jul 202101 Aug 2021
Offline Exam Date
Location of Offline Entrance Exam: IIAD Campus, New Delhi
27 Dec 2020 30 Jan 202128 Mar 202124 Apr 202110 Jul 202101 Aug 2021
Release of result12 Apr 2021TBA

IIAD Application Form 2021

Students interested in admission to the Indian Institute of Art & Design New Delhi can now do the IIAD 2021 registration. To submit your candidature, register and submit the IIAD 2021 application form.

How to apply online?

  1. Visit IIAD’s Online Application Portal.
  2. The Application Form needs to be completed and submitted along with the necessary documents. An application fee of  Rs. 2000 needs to be paid.
  3. On successful completion of the Application Form, the candidate shall receive an acknowledgement email from the Admissions Team with sample papers and all the relevant information.

You can also apply offline as follows

  1. To apply offline, you have to visit the IIAD Campus.
  2. From there, collect the Application Form. Then fill it and submit it along with necessary documents to the IIAD Admissions Office. 
  3. With the form, you have to pay an Application Fee of INR 2,000 at the time of submission.

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. 

Download IIAD 2021 Admit Card from here

IIAD Entrance Exam 2021

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. 

Entrance Exam:

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 below to check your course requirements. 

BA (Hons) Fashion Design✔️
BA (Hons) Communication Design✔️
BA (Hons) Interior Architecture Design ✔️
BA(Hons) Fashion Business Management✔️✔️
Master’s in Fashion Design✔️✔️
Master’s in Fashion Business Management✔️✔️
  • 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.
  • 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. 

Seat Intake 

Undergraduate Courses: 

  • Fashion Design  (40 seats)
  • Communication Design (40 seats)
  • Interior Architecture and Design (40 seats)
  • Fashion Business Management (30 seats)

Post Graduate Courses:

  • Fashion Design (20 seats)
  • Fashion Business Management (20 seats)

Eligibility Criteria

The Undergraduate Programme

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

  • UG-Communication Design
  • UG-Interior Architecture and Design 
  • UG-Fashion Design
  • UG-Fashion Business Management
  • Candidates with 10+2 or equivalent in any stream (Science, Commerce, Humanities/Arts) with an aggregate of minimum 50% are eligible to apply. Those 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.

The Postgraduate Programme

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

  • Master’s in Fashion Design
  • Master’s in Fashion Business Management
  • 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.

Programme Details

B.A. (Hons.) Fashion Design  

The Fashion Design Programme encourages students to explore their ideas, experiences and uniqueness. A wide range of teaching and learning techniques are used to effectively impart knowledge and skills pertaining to the Fashion Design ecosystem. Students discover the trail from yarn to fabric and how to work with materials to develop interesting surfaces and textures. They learn advanced tools and techniques of design, material manipulation and product detailing. By the end of the course they are able to showcase their creativity, individual style and aesthetics and become confident designers. 

B.A. (Hons.) Communication Design

The BA Communication Design programme is delivered through an interesting combination of project work, group work, lectures, seminars and assignments. Students are encouraged to create compelling messages right from the concept stage to the final form by using language, visuals, moving images and digital experiences. The communication design programme exposes students to all the fields that fall within the domain which helps them develop into multidisciplinary thinkers.

B.A. (Hons.) Interior Architecture and Design

The Interior Architecture and Design programme focuses on examining existing structures and transforming their interior through relevant design interventions and renovations. Students work and learn in a multidisciplinary environment as they visualise, design and recreate existing spaces and places. 

A deep understanding of the Built Environment, it’s fundamental principles, economics, along with technical aspects of services and construction lie at the core of the programme.

B.A. (Hons.) Fashion Business Management

The B.A. (Hons) Fashion Business Management programme has been designed to help students better understand fashion trends and retail consumer cycle in light of socio-economic, cultural, technological and political influences. While working on multiple projects and case studies, students get valuable insights into product sourcing, product costing and pricing, facets integral for profitably sustaining a mammoth industry such as Fashion. 

Post Graduate Level Programs

M.A. Fashion Design

The postgraduate programme is specifically designed to foster a creative and conceptual knowledge of Fashion Design in graduates who seek to pursue a career path in the fashion industry. Design development, experimentation, textile manipulation and garment prototyping are pivotal facets that students will be exposed to. With a strong emphasis on research, the course-specific projects and student-work inculcate a thorough understanding of contemporary ideas and issues in the fashion industry such as sustainability, ethics, better production practices, and cultural identity. 

M.A. Fashion Business Management

Students of the Postgraduate programme in Fashion Business Management are provided with the opportunity to explore and evaluate new fashion markets, products and trends from a commercial and strategic perspective. In order to promote and communicate the brand well, students are trained to identify and implement key success factors of a fashion venture. Intensive modules and projects offer a deeper understanding of a product’s life-cycle thereby enabling a holistic approach to the industry of fashion business management. 

Fee Structure

CourseEligibility DurationDegreeFeeNo. of Seats
UG Fashion Design10+24 yearB.A. (Hons.) from Kingston University4,68,39740
UG Communication Design10+24 yearB.A. (Hons.) from Kingston University4,68,397
UG Interior Design10+24 yearB.A. (Hons.) from Kingston University4,68,397
UG Fashion Business Management 10+23 yearB.A. (Hons.)  from Kingston University4,50,382
PG Fashion DesignUG Degree2 yearM.A. from Kingston University4,29,52020 
PG Fashion Business ManagementUG Degree2 yearM.A. from Kingston University4,29,520


IIAD provides merit-cum-means scholarships to deserving candidates. Students who successfully complete the iDAT / iMAT Entrance Test will be eligible to apply for the Scholarship. The Scholarship form will be made available along with the offer letter.


IIAD is connected with 139+ organisations across the industry for student internships, collaborative projects and placements.

IIAD encourages students to explore internship opportunities throughout the duration of their chosen programme. The students in the third year are required to mandatorily complete a Career Building Internship of 8 + 16 weeks duration, at the end of which they are awarded credits based on their performance. 

The student placement cell at IIAD provides complete internship and placement support with a 90% placement record for the most recent batches. 

Some of the organisations that have hired from IIAD are:

FASHION DESIGN: Biba, Pero, Levi’s, Ashima Leena, Nitin Bal Chauhan, Hemant & Nandita, 11.11/eleven eleven, Madura Fashion & Lifestyle, CTA Apparel, Swati Kalsi, Akaaro, Peeli Dori, Opera Global Pvt Ltd., Antaragini, Prapun, Kanika Manchanda, Kashmiri Karkhana, Gavin Miguel, Eka, Mae, Indigen
COMMUNICATION DESIGN: Ogilvy & Mather, NDTV, Ways, Animal, Studio Fry, Maple Bear, Purple Turtle, Design Dimensions, Desruption Digital, Prasun Mazumdar Design, Hashtag 147, The Beehive India, Techugo, Deyor, Seconde Casa, Internshala, Devi Art Foundation, NCBS, Bangalore, Indian August, Mokuzai Studios, The Gulf Marcom, Bahrain.
INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN: YWalls, Dronah Foundation, Chromed, Mad Design, Grey ink Studio, NA + P Architects, Ultra Confidential, House of Heirloom, MMoser Associates, Hitesh Katiyar Architects, Sacred Groves, RMDK, Plumb Design, The Wedding Design Company, Madeleine Home London.

FAQs on IIAD Admission 2021 and Entrance Exam

Q1. How is IIAD different from other designing colleges?

Ans. Indian Institute of Art and Design in collaboration with Kingston University, London offers new-age design education to its students. The studio-based learning and hands-on Industry experience offers students the knowledge and exposure required to understand how the creative industries function. Design is an intellectual subject that requires strong creative, visual, logical and critical thinking abilities and keeping that in mind, IIAD ensures a student-teacher ratio of 15:1 so that each student receives equal attention and assistance.

Q2. Are the degrees offered by IIAD recognised in India?

Ans. Yes, the degree offered at IIAD are recognised nationally and internationally. Apart from the degree offered by Kingston University, London, IIAD also offers a B.Voc degree in collaboration with Lingaya’s University which is UGC recognised. The degrees provided by IIAD can help the students in:
– Applying at international institutes/universities for further education
– Applying for jobs globally
– Applying at UGC recognised universities in India for further education
– Applying for Government jobs in India after completion of their degree programmes

Q3. What kind of certificate/diploma/degree will I get after completing the four year BA course?

Ans. On successful completion of the 4 year programme you will receive a BA (Hons) degree from Kingston University

Q4. What kind of certificate/diploma/degree will I get after completing the Post Graduation course?

Ans. On successful completion of the 2 year programme you will receive an MA degree from Kingston University, London.

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