Fashion and Design Entrance Exams

The most important exams for fashion and design courses include AIEED, CEED, NIFT and NID. Students who seek admission in esteemed fashion and design colleges such as National Institute of Design, National Institute of Fashion Technology and other such institutes, must know about the entrance and admission procedure.

Fashion and Design Entrance Exams 2022

Given here is a complete list of such important fashion and design entrance exams and admissions in India. Most of the colleges conduct separate exams such as NID GDPD / PGDPD, IIT CEED and so on. It is important for the candidate to know when to apply, how to prepare for the written test, studio tests and interviews. Know more about all the exams and admissions for courses such as bachelor of design, master of design and related programmes.

National Level Design Entrance Exams

Name of ExamFull Form
UCEEDUndergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design
CEEDCommon Entrance Examination for Design
NIFT Entrance ExamNational Institute of Fashion Technology
NID DATNational Institute of Design Design Aptitude Test

State / Institute Level Design Entrance Exams

StateEntrance Exam
Andhra PradeshAP ADCET
Arunachal Pradesh
DelhiIIAD Entrance Exam
Pearl Academy
GujaratGLS Institute Of Design DAT
UID Ahmedabad DAT
Himachal Pradesh
KarnatakaAIFD Bangalore Entrance Exam
SMEAT by Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology
KeralaIFTK Entrance Exam
Madhya Pradesh
MaharashtraMAH AAC CET
MIT Institute of Design DAT
PunjabNIIFT Mohali
RajasthanAIEED by ARCH College of Design and Business
IICD Entrance Exam
Tamil NaduNift Tea College of Knitwear Fashion
Uttar PradeshFDDI AIST
The Design Village Entrance Exam
West Bengal

Comments 37

  1. Kshitija nevase says:

    I have completed BSC AGRI BIOTECHNOLOGY how can i get admission for fashion designing

    • Anjali says:

      I have completed BSC COMPUTER SCIENCE how can I get admission for fashion designing.

  2. P ROSHINI says:

    I have completed inter 2nd year in commerce stream how can I get admission for fashion designing

  3. Pallavi singh says:

    I have complet 12th by science how xau I Greg prepare for faishon designing

  4. 6361493094 says:

    I’m going to write my 12th board exam after this what exam I should write to get admission in fashion designing

    • Arunima Sharma says:


      You can go for NIFT, Pearl Academy entrance exam, NID, etc. If you are interested in doing B.Des then you can also go for UCEED. It is conducted by IIT Bombay and through it you will get admission in IIT. What are your interested. Let us know, then we will be able to guide better.

  5. kirtana bamaniya says:

    what skills is needed for entrance exams?? is maths compulsory ??

    • Arunima Sharma says:

      Hi Kirtana,

      It depends from college to college and exam to exam. Which exams are you planning to appear for?

  6. Pooja says:

    I have not yet finished my plus two. And i have also not registered for any of these entrance exam what should i do then

    • Mamona Majumder says:

      Hi Pooja,
      You can still apply for some of these exams where the admission form are still open.

  7. Shravya says:

    I completed my btech in EEE but iam so intrrsted in fashion designing can you suggest me for the entrance

  8. Sameeksha says:

    Sameeksha Hi! now I am writing my 12th exam, in March it will be getting over. When will be d enterance exam for fashion designing?

  9. Sangeeta says:

    Which entrance exam is most important

  10. Rinku rai says:

    Hey I have compartment in one sub in my 12th board
    Can I get admission in fashion designing?

  11. Mohith says:

    Can u plz give a brief information about uceed exam

  12. Vaishnavi vitthal patil says:

    Can I do it exam after 11th standard

  13. Vaishnavi K M says:

    I am doing diploma in fashion designing and I have completed my +2 what can I do for further studies

    • Hi, this totally depends on your interest and hobbies. You can look for the different courses and make up your mind for the course you want to opt for your further studies.

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