IICD Entrance Exam – Indian Institute of Crafts and Design Entrance Exam

IICD Entrance Exam – Indian Institute of Crafts and Design Entrance Exam acronym as IICD Entrance Exam is conducted by IICD Jaipur to provide admission in following given various UG, PG and Certificate program of the institute.

  1. 4 Years Under Graduate (UG) Professional Diploma in Craft Design with specializations in:
Name of the Course Number of Seats
Soft Material Application 20
Hard Material Application 20
Fired Material Application 20
  1. 2 Years Post Graduate (PG) Professional Diploma in Craft Design with specialization in:
Name of the Course Number of Seats
Soft Material Specialization 20
Hard Material Specialization 20
Fired Material Specialization 20
  1. Certificate Programmes  
Name of the Course  Number of Seats Duration
Foundation Course in Fashion & Design (FCFD) 20 1 Year
Crafts Design & Techniques (CDT) 10 1 Year
Craft Management & Entrepreneurship (CME) 15 6 Months 

IICD Entrance Exam Eligibility :-

Educational Qualification:

Eligibility for Under Graduate (UG) Professional Diploma in Craft Design

  • 10+2 from a recognized board of education.

Note: Students  appearing  in  the  qualifying  examination  for  10+2  in  the  year  2016  are  eligible to apply.

Eligibility for Post Graduate (PG) Professional Diploma in Craft Design: –

  • Recognized Degree  or Diploma in Architecture / Design,  Fashion /  Fine Art, Home  Science in Textiles & Clothing. OR 
  • Artisan’s child/ward with 5 years direct work experience in hereditary traditional crafts after  successful passing of Senior Higher Secondary Board Examination. OR 
  • Graduates in any discipline with an aptitude towards craft, fashion or design. 

Note: Students appearing in the qualifying examination in the year 2015 are also eligible. 

Eligibility for Certificate Programme :-

For Foundation Course in Fashion & Design (FCFD)

  • 10+2 from a recognized board of education. OR 

Note: Students  appearing  in  the  qualifying  examination  for  10+2  in  the  year  2015  are eligible to apply.

For Crafts Design & Techniques (CDT)

  • Candidates having passed 10+2 from a recognized board of education  OR 
  • Candidates having passed class 10, and having certificate/diploma (minimum one  year) in \relevant field course from any Government or Government sponsored Institute. OR 
  • Candidates having passed class 10 and having three years relevant experience in craft sector, after passing Secondary Board Examination 

Note: Students appearing in the qualifying examination for 10+2 in the year 2015 are eligible to apply. 

Note: Preference will be given to students sponsored/nominated by:

  • Central/State Government or autonomous/board/entity owned by Central/State Government OR Eminent NGO’s/association working in craft sector such as AIACA, CCI, Dastkar, SEWA 

For Craft Management & Entrepreneurship (CME)

  • Fresh Graduates having intent towards entrepreneurship. OR
  • Sponsored candidates or equivalent from Government & NGO having relevant  education and experience. OR
  • Candidates with Professional diploma in Design/Management with 1‐2 years’ experience. 

Note: Students appearing in the qualifying examination in the year 2016 are also  eligible.  

IICD Entrance Exam Syllabus :-

IICD Entrance test consists of questions from the following subjects/topics

  • General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test is designed to judge the abilities such as estimation of sizes and proportion, observation, synthesis and visual interpretation and general awareness. 
  • Material, Color & Conceptual

This test will assess the following abilities:

  1. Intelligent use of materials, conceptualize and realize a 3 dimensional form, skill of handling material.
  2. To observe, think and expand ideas, create solution based on a plan and strategy.
  3. Ability to provide multiple solutions to the given problem with written description.

This test will assess the following abilities: Intelligent use of materials, conceptualize and realize a 3 dimensional form, skill of handling material. To observe, think and expand ideas, create solution based on a plan and strategy. Ability to provide multiple solutions to the given problem with written description. 

IICD Entrance Exam Pattern :-  

IICD Entrance Exam will consist of Written Exam followed by Personal Interview with due waitage as given below:

For UG and PG Professional Diploma Programs:

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

For Certificate Program:

For Foundation Course in Fashion & Design (FCFD) & Crafts Design & Techniques (CDT) Programme

Name of the Test Waitage
General Awareness, Creativity and Perception Test  50%
Material, Color and Conceptual Test  30%
Personal Interview  20%

For Craft Management & Entrepreneurship (CME) Programme

Name of the Test Waitage
General Awareness & Entrepreneur Aptitude Test   80%
Personal Interview   20%

IICD Entrance Exam Dates –

IICD Entrance Exam is usually conducted in the month of May every year.  

How to Apply for IICD Entrance Exam?

Candidates can apply by downloading the getting application forms and admission guidelines from IICD website: “www.iicd.ac.in”.

The application form along with demand draft and required documents must be submitted to:-

Deputy Registrar (Academics) Admission In-charge Indian Institute of Crafts & Design J-8, Jhalana Institutional Area Jhalana, Jaipur, India 302004 Tel: 91-141-2702519 E-mail: admissions@iicd.ac.in

IICD Entrance Exam Fee:

Entrance Exam fee is:

  • Rs.1500 (Rs.One Thousand Five Hundred only) and for Indian Nationals
  • Rs.3000 (Rs.Three Thousand only) for NRI/ Foreign Nationals

Note: The fee is non-refundable.  

IICD Entrance Exam Test Centers :-

IICD will held at the following given centres:

Name of the City Centre Code
Ahmedabad 01
Bengaluru   02
Delhi 03
Jaipur  04
Kolkata 05
Lucknow 06

IICD Entrance Exam Contact Details:

Email: info@iicd.ac.in

Website: iicd.ac.in

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