IDAT Entrance Exam 2023
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About iDAT Exam

The IIAD's Design Aptitude Test is a national level entrance exam taken up by many aspirants across the country. The IIAD campus is located in New Delhi. iDAT exam is being conducted in three cycles. IIAD offers five undergraduate courses in collaboration with Kingston University, London. The institute offers undergraduate degree programs in Fashion Design, Interior Architecture and Design, Communication Design, Fashion Business Management, and Fashion Communication. 

The next session of the iDAT entrance exam will be conducted in online mode only. Candidates must use the iDAT exam 2023 sample question papers for exam preparation. After the declaration of results, a merit list will be prepared and candidates will be called for the counselling process.

The IIAD entrance examination will be conducted in New Delhi and will comprise the following parts/ rounds based on the program of interest.

For Interior Architecture, Communication Design, Fashion Communication, Fashion Design, and Design applicants, the admission process includes the following parts.

  • Part A: IIAD Design Aptitude Test (iDAT)
  • Part B: Studio Simulation

The studio simulation test is a two-hour activity in which a group of 10 to15 students will be given a brief along with the material. Applicants are required to create a 3D model using that material under the supervision of the faculty. Then the conducting authority will judge them based on teamwork, creative thinking, innovation and problem-solving skills.

For Fashion Management applicants, the following parts are conducted for admission process.

  • Part A: iMAT - IIAD Management Aptitude Test
  • Part B: Personal Interview.

For Fashion Business Management applicants, the stages of admission process are as follows.

  • Stage 1: Students must take an entrance test that is iMAT. The IIAD Management Aptitude Test will test their language, logical reasoning and creative thinking. It's a written exam for two hours. The test has been conducted at various centers across the country as per the schedule.
  • Stage 2: Students who appear in written iMAT must also appear for the Personal Interview at the IIAD campus in New Delhi.

The details about each round are a part of the sample paper which can be obtained upon successful completion of the application form.

Check the table below for iDAT 2023 exam highlights.

iDAT 2023 Exam Highlights
Exam Name iDAT
Full Form IIAD's Design Aptitude Test
Exam Level National Level Exam
Conducting Body Indian Institute of Art and Design
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Online and Offline
Exam Duration 2.5 Hours (150 Minutes)
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