IDAT 2018

Exam Date : 7th June 2018 To 8th June 2018
Result Date : 15th June 2018

IDAT 2018 Application form, Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

IDAT 2018 Introduction:

The Indian Institute of Art and Design conducts IDAT(IIAD Design Aptitude Test) an eligibility test,for admission in IIAD'S undergraduate programmes. IDAT was held on 14th April 2018 in New Delhi and 23rd April 2018 in Bengaluru, Kolkata, Lucknow and Bhopal. IDAT is the first stage of the selection process for IIAD undergraduate programmes followed by Portfolio assessment and studio simulation. IDAT 2018 Sample question papers are available here.

  • About: IDAT is the entrance examination that checks the eligibility of the students to join in the courses offered by the Indian Institute of Art and Design in collaboration with Kingston university, London. The IIAD campus is located in New Delhi.

  • Conducted by: The IDAT exam is conducted by The Indian Institute of Art and Design in several centres across India. The institution has the supreme right to cancel any centre, that does not have enough number of applicants.

  • Level of exam: The IIAD's Design Aptitude Test is a national level entrance exam taken up by many aspirants across the country through several centres available.

  • Frequency of IDAT: IDAT is conducted once in an year, before the academic year starts for checking the eligibility of the students. It is generally held in the month of april.

  • Courses: IIAD offers three undergraduate courses in collaboration with the Kingston university, London. B.A.(hons) in Fashion Design, B.A.(hons) in Interior architecture and Design , B.A.(hons) in Communication Design.

  • Mode of exam: The IDAT entrance exam is conducted only through offline mode. Answer sheets and test papers will be given only by the IIAD exam centres on the day of exam.

  • Counselling: After the declaration of results, IIAD conducts the second round of selection process i.e. Portfolio assessment and Studio Simulation. After this the final list of candidates is announced by the institution.

IDAT 2018 Highlights:

Exam Name IIAD's Design Aptitude Test
Conducting Body Indian Institute of Art and Design
Exam Level National Level Exam
Mode of Examination Offline exam
Exam Date

14th April 2018 in New Delhi

23rd April 2018 in other centres

Courses Offered

B.A.(Hons) Fashion Design

B.A.(Hons) Interior Architecture and Design

B.A.(Hons) Communication Design

IDAT 2018 Latest News:

  • Results Declared: IDAT 2018 results are declared on 15th June 2018. Click here to check the results of IDAT 2018.

  • Admit cards Available: IDAT 2018 Admit cards are available for printing. To download the admit card click here.

  • Exam Dates Declared: IDAT dates are finalised from 7th June 2018 to 8th June 2018.

  • Applications Open: IDAT 2018 Applications are available online and offline.

IDAT 2018 Eligibility:

  • Students who have passed 10+2 in CBSE/ISC/IB or any other equivalent board can apply for IDAT 2018.

  • Students those who have given their exams for 10+2 in CBSE/ISC/IB or any other equivalent board and awaiting results to be declared can also apply.

  • For more information of IDAT 2018 Eligibility click here.

IDAT 2018 Important Dates:

  • Applications: IDAT 2018 Applications were available from 15th October 2017 till 31st May 2018. To know more about Applications click here.

  • Date of examination: The IDAT 2018 exams were conducted on 14th April 2018 in New Delhi and on 23rd April 2018 in Bengaluru, Kolkata, Lucknow, Bhopal.

  • Second Round: Portfolio Assessment and Studio Simulation took place between 15th April 2018 and 17th April 2018 in New Delhi and between 23rd April 2018 and 24th April 2018 in Bengaluru, Kolkata, Lucknow and Bhopal.

  • Results: Results of IDAT 2018 were declared on 15th June 2018. To know more about results click here.

IDAT 2018 Exam pattern:

  • Sections: IDAT 2018 has two main sections. One is Logical Reasoning and the other one is creative thinking and visual ability.

  • Marks: IDAT exams are given for 100 marks. Each question is based on a specific attribute.

  • Attributes: An IDAT question paper is based on the following attributes Lateral Thinking, General knowledge, Storytelling, Remote Association, Transformation, Alternative object use, Logic, Visual skills, Colour and geometric exploration.

  • To know more about exam patterns click here.

IDAT 2018 Application Form:

  • Fee: The application form of an IDAT costs INR.2000. This fee can be paid through cash or Demand draft if applied through offline mode. Demand drafts should be made in the name of Teamwork education foundation payable at New Delhi. If Applied through online mode then INR 2000 can be paid through debit card or credit card or through netbanking facilities of al major banks.

  • Application: Applications can be filled either by online mode or by offline mode. The online application contains two categories, one is the application form and the other one is the fees and refund policy. Offline applications can be taken from IIAD Campus and ISBF campus in New Delhi.

  • For more information on the application process, click here.

IDAT 2018 Admit card:

  • IDAT Admit cards are available for download in the official page of Indian Institute of Arts and Design.

  • Application number and Date of birth need to be entered in the page to generate admit cards.

  • To know more about IDAT 2018 admit cards click here.

IDAT 2018 Results:

  • Results: Results of IDAT 2018 Were released on 15th June 2018. 

  • Result Process: The results were based on the performance in IDAT, Portfolio Assessment and Studio Simulation.

  • For a detailed idea on IDAT 2018 Results, click here.

IDAT 2018 Guidelines:

  • Things to bring: Pen/Pencils, A gluestick, A ruler, A Pen, A small pair of scissors, Dry colours(Pencils/Pastes).

  • Other provisions: Answer sheets and Test papers will be provided by the exam centre on the day of exam.

  • Application Checklist: Application form must have a recent passport sized photograph, Application form with cash or demand draft, Photocopies of certificates, Scholarship application properly filled, if applied and statement of essays.

  • Other guidelines will be clearly printed in the admit card.


IDAT 2018 Important Dates

Important Dates Summary:

  • Application: IDAT 2018 application are available from 15th October 2017 to 31st May 2018. 

  • Exam Dates: IDAT exam is conducted on 14th April 2018 in New Delhi and 23rd April 2018 in other centres.

  • RESULTS: Final results after portfolio assessment & studio simulation will be declared on 15th June 2018 

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IDAT 2018 Eligibility

IDAT 2018 Eligibility Summary:

  • The student should have completed 10+2 examinations in CBSE/ISC/IB or any other equivalent board.

  • Students who have given their exams and awaiting results can also apply.

  • To apply for scholarship in IIAD, a student must have scored an aggregate of 70% in his/her board exams.

  • Lateral entry candidates should have studied their previous year or years of college in a nationally or internationally recognised institution.


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IDAT 2018 Application Process

IDAT 2018 Application Process Summary:

  • Details: The online application form should be filled with all the official data of the candidate and a recent scanned photograph should be attested with it. Signatures should be scanned and attached.
  • Mode: Applications can be done both through online as well as offline mode.
  • Printout: Candidates are asked to take a printout of the fee receipts and the application for future reference


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IDAT 2018 Application Form Details

IDAT 2018 Application form details summary:

  • Fee: The fees of applying for IDAT 2018 IS 2000 INR. This should be paid either through cash or Demand draft if applied through offline mode. It can be paid through debit card/ credit card/ netbanking facilities of any major bank if applied through online mode.
  • Details: All the official details of the candidate should be carefully filled without errors in the application
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IDAT 2018 Admit Card

#IDAT 2018 Admit card Summary:

  • Mandatory: Admit card is mandatory to write the IDAT 2018 Examination. Without Admit card no candidate will be allowed to attend IDAT 2018.
  • Download: Admit card should be downloaded from the official website of IIAD. Admit card will be generated after entering the application form number and date of birth of the candidate.
  • Admit card wont be given if the application form has any errors or an important field has been left unfilled
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IDAT 2018 Exam Pattern

IDAT 2018 Exam Pattern Summary:

  • Mode: IDAT exam  is conducted only through offline mode in various centres across india. IDAT is of written mode.
  • Questions & Marks: IDAT exam is generally conducted for 100 marks. 10 questions of different weightage is given in order to check the eligibility of the candidate
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IDAT 2018 Results

IDAT 2018 Results Summary:

  • Result Date: IDAT 2018 results were announced on 15th June 2018.

Steps to check IDAT 2018 results:

  • Step 1: Visit IIAD'S Official Website.
  • Step 2: Go to the result link.
  • Step 3: Enter the Application number and check the results
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IDAT 2018 Counselling

IDAT 2018 Counselling Summary:

  • Counselling will take place after the declaration of results.
  • Students will be selected as per the individual performance in IDAT as well as Portfolio assessment and studio simulation.
  • Even after selection if the student is not eligible,his selection will be cancelled.
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