IICD Entrance Test 2018 – The Indian Institute of Crafts & Design (IICD) has published the admission guidelines for admission to various UG and PG Professional Diploma Programme for the academic session 2018 – 19. IICD Entrance Test 2018 will be conducted in two parts i.e. Part A – General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test and Part B – Material, Color & Conceptual Test, Personal Interview. The candidates who are willing to apply for IICD Entrance Test 2018, can check all the details of program details, application form, eligibility criteria, etc from this page given below.

Latest: Application Form of IICD Entrance Test 2018 is started, candidates can apply from the link provided below.

IICD Entrance Test 2018

The IICD Entrance Test’ important dates have been announced. The candidates can get the detailed information about the admission process for IICD from this page.

Event Date
Availability of Application Forms 04 Jan 2018 13 Jan 2018
Last Date for Submission of Application Form 04 Apr 2018 by 4 PM
IICD Entrance Test Date (Part A)
General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test
15 Apr 2018 (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Declaration of Result (Part A) 23 Apr 2018
List of candidates shortlisted for Part B exam 25 Apr 2018
IICD Entrance Test Date (Part B)

  1. Material, Color & Conceptual Test, Creativity & Perception Test (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
  2. Personal Interview (2:00 PM onward)
04 to 07 Jun 2018
Declaration of Result (Part B) 11 Jun 2018
Last Date of Fee Submission and Admission & Document verification 20 Jun 2018
Reporting date and time for Registration 03 Jul 2018 (10:00 AM to 12:30 PM)
Commencement of new session 04 Jul 2018

As directed by the Central University of Rajasthan (CURaj), the entrance test to B.Des & M.Des programme will be conducted by the national level CUCET 2018 entrance test.

Click Here to check details of CUCET 2018.

Programmes Offered

IICD offers the following Bachelor in Design (B. Des.) & Master in Design (M. Des.) in Crafts & Design program recognized by the Central University of Rajasthan (CUR) for the academic session 2018-19.

B. Des. in Crafts & Design Program

Duration: 4 Years (8 semesters)

  • Soft Material Design
  • Hard Material Design
  • Fired Material Design
  • Fashion Design

M. Des. in Crafts & Design Programme

Duration: 2 Years (4 semesters)

  • Soft Material Specialization
  • Hard Material Specialization
  • Fired Material Specialization

Eligibility Criteria

For B. Des. in Crafts & Design Programme

  • Should have completed 10+2 from a recognized board of education.
  • Students who will be appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.

For M. Des. in Crafts & Design Programme

  • Should have completed Graduation in any discipline with an aptitude towards craft, fashion or design.
  • Students who will be appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.

Note: Candidates who will be appearing for their qualifying examinations can also apply but their admission will be purely provisional and subject to obtaining the defined eligibility latest by 31st October 2018. In case the candidate fails to submit the defined eligibility certificates by due date, they will not be able to continue their studies at Indian Institute of Crafts & Design. In such cases, the semester tuition fee will not be refunded, however, the admission will be valid for the next year with the new semester fees provided the defined eligibility is obtained.

Application Form

For IICD entrance exam 2018, candidates will first need to register and then fill the IICD application form in the online mode. The registration and application have to be filled up online at iicd.ac.in/registration-for-entrance-test 2018-19. The IICD entrance exam application form includes sections such as a candidate’s personal details, education details, and address. The applications have to be submitted on or before the due date.

Application Fees

Category Application Fee
Indian candidates Rs 1,500
NRI candidates Rs 3,000

Admission Criteria for Foreign Nationals/ NRI Category

  • The Foreign Nationals / NRI aspirants who wish to take admission to IICD must have required qualifications similar or equivalent to that required for the Indian Candidates.
  • The candidate must go through the process of IICD entrance exam
  • In case the candidate is unable to travel to one of the centers in India, then they are required to send the following:
  • The candidate will have to appear for a skype interview. The date of which will be intimated to the candidate.
  • The medium of instruction at IICD is English and all aspirants applying to IICD are expected to possess a working knowledge of the English language.

Note: The candidates selected under this category would need to obtain a valid residential permit or student visa for the prescribed duration of the programme and/or any other condition required as per the law of land (Government of India).

Admit Card

The IICD admit card will be emailed to the candidates on their registered email IDs. It is important that candidates should bring the printout of the admit card to the IICD exam center as it is a mandatory document to be carried. Examinees need to paste a self-attested recent passport size photographs on the IICD Admit Card. Along with the IICD entrance exam 2018 admit card, candidates also need to bring a self-attested recent passport size photo pasted on the admit card. In addition, candidates also need to carry an original photo ID proof to the IICD entrance exam center.

IICD Tentative Test Centres

The IICD Entrance Test will be conducted at eleven locations as mentioned below. The candidate can indicate his/her choices of 3 (three) Test centers in order of preferences.

  1. Jammu
  2. Delhi
  3. Jaipur
  4. Udaipur
  5. Lucknow
  6. Patna
  7. Bhopal
  8. Kolkata
  9. Raipur
  10. Hyderabad
  11. Mumbai

Exam Pattern

IICD Entrance Test 2018 will be conducted in two parts i.e. Part A – General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test and Part B – Material, Color & Conceptual Test, Personal Interview. IICD admissions 2018 will be done on the basis of a candidate’s score in the exams and performance in the interview round.

The weight-age for each section of IICD exam is mentioned in the table below:

Evaluation Criteria Duration Weight-age
General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test 3 Hours (10 AM – 01 PM) 35%
Material, Color & Conceptual Test 3 Hours (10 AM – 01 PM) 45%
Personal Interview Round 2:00 PM onward 20%

IICD Exam Syllabus

  1. General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test: The test is designed to judge the abilities such as estimation of sizes and proportion, observation, synthesis and visual interpretation and general awareness.
  2. Material, Color & Conceptual Test: This section will test the following abilities of the candidates:
    a. Intelligent use of materials, conceptualize and realize a 3-dimensional form, skill of handling material.
    b. To observe, think and expand ideas, create a solution based on a plan and strategy.
    c. Ability to provide multiple solutions to the given problem with written description.
    Note: Material required for Material, Color & Conceptual Test: The examinees must bring pens, pencils (2B, 4B & 6B), scissor, scale, cello tape, paper cutter, fevistick, eraser, color pencils/dry pastels/water color etc.
  3. Personal Interview Round: In the Pi round, the individual personality of the prospective candidates in the following will be judged:
    • Aptitude to crafts
    • Intelligence quotient (IQ)
    • Communication Ability
    • General Awareness about Crafts & Design
    • Overall Personal Achievements in academics and co-curricular activities.

Portfolio – It is advisable for candidates to bring some examples of your creative work to show the interview panel. This would help them to understand your capabilities. It could be anything that you would have done either sketching, painting, embroidery, photography, worked with the material or written anything creative.

Selection Procedure

B. Des. in Crafts & Design Program/ M. Des. in Crafts & Design Program recognized by CUR

The Selection of the candidates to each of the specialization will be on the basis of their performance in the foundation year and the attitude shown. The decision of selection will be taken by a jury/ committee duly constituted by IICD.

Weight-age of the Tests/Interview as follows:

General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test 35%
Material, Color & Conceptual Test 45%
Personal Interview 20%

IICD 2018 Result

The result for IICD 2018 entrance test will be uploaded on the institute’s official website. The institute will publish a list of selected candidates. All selected candidates will get an intimation of their selection through an Admission Letter, which will be sent through email. Details regarding the payment of fees at the time of admission, allotment of Hostel and date, time and venue of commencement of the academic session will be mentioned in the admission letter. The Indian Institute of Crafts & Design will also publish a wait list on its official website.

Reservation of Seats and Seats Intake 

25% of seats are reserved for students who are domiciled residents of Rajasthan.

Seat Intake

IICD UG Design Programs

Course Specialization Seats
BDes in Crafts & Design Soft Material Design (Textile, Leather, Paper, Natural Fibres) 25
BDes in Crafts & Design Hard Material Design (Ceramics, Stoneware, Terracotta, Earthenware) 25
BDes in Crafts & Design Fired Material Design (Wood, Metal, Stone) 25
BDes in Crafts & Design Fashion Design 25

IICD PG Design Programs

Course Specialization Seats
MDes in Crafts & Design Soft Material Specialization (Surface Design, Textile Design – Constructed) 20
MDes in Crafts & Design Hard Material Specialization (Furniture Design, Life Style Accessories Design) 20
MDes in Crafts & Design Fired Material Specialization (Ceramics, Stoneware, Terracotta, Earthenware) 20

Fees for B. Des. & M. Des. in Crafts & Design Programs

Sl. No. Particulars Semester fee For Indian national candidates (In INR) Semester Fee For Foreign Nationals / NRI Candidates (In INR)
1. Admission Fee (One time, non-refundable payment) 5,000/- 15,000/-
2. Semester Tuition Fee 1,00,000/- 3,00,000/-
3. Studio Fee (Per Semester) 10,000 30,000
4. Medi-claim Fee (Yearly) 700/- 700/-
5. IICD Alumni Fund (One time, non-refundable payment) 2,000/- 2,000/-
6. Security Deposit (Refundable) 10,000/- 10,000/-
A. Total 1,27,700/- 3,57,700/-
7. Semester Hostel Fee 18,000/- 36,000/-
8. Semester Mess Fee 20,000/- 40,000/-
9. Hostel Security Deposit (Refundable) 5,000/- 5,000/-
B. Total 43,000/- 81,000/-
Total (A+B) 1,70,700/- 4,38,700/-

For more Information refer to the Prospectus of IICD Entrance Test 2018.

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