AIEED Exam Pattern 2020

Updated By Subhashri Roy on 26 Jun, 2020 18:10

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AIEED 2020 Exam Pattern

The AIEED 2020 follows an exam pattern which not every exam has so the candidates must know the exam pattern carefully so that they are able to attend the paper in the least time. This exam is conducted in three stages to filter the most number of candidates and choose the absolutely best ones. Candidates will have to qualify in stage one in order to appear for stage two of the examination. The candidates who would be able to qualify both stage 1 and stage 2 would be able to appear for stage 3. The first two stages of the AIEED 2020 is conducted online and stage 3 is done through Skype.

In stage three the candidates must know that this stage is offline so the applicants will have to be present in the allocated institution and take the exam in person. 

Highlights of AIEED 2020

Some of the major highlights of AIEED 2020 exam pattern are as follows - 

Examination Mode


Total No. of Questions

GAT: 60 questions

CAT: 50 questions

Total Marks

500 marks

Total Duration of Examination

5.5 hours (330 minutes)

Nature of Sections

Three: General Aptitude Test (GAT); Creative Aptitude Test (CAT); Video, Portfolio and Personal Interaction

Medium of PaperEnglish and Hindi

AIEED 2020 Detailed Exam Pattern

The AIEED 2020 exam is conducted for both Post Graduate and Undergraduate courses. This exam is conducted in three stages which includes GAT, CAT and interaction. The three stages of the examination have been explained here in the exact format that would be given in the exam pattern. Let us have a look at the exam pattern very quickly:

AIEED GAT Exam Pattern 2020

he first stage for the AIEED exam which all the candidates have to go through is the General Ability Test (GAT. If they qualify the first stage then only they can appear for the second stage. This exam is based on the online submission of videos or portfolios. The same must be submitted at least 7 days before the exam. There are three-time slots for GAT and the applicants must choose one of them:

  • 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

General Aptitude Test (GAT)

Marks Allocated

Number of Questions

Time Allocated



2 Hours

AIEED CAT Exam Pattern 2020

This is the second stage of the AIEED 2020 which is conducted for the applicants who successfully clear the first stage. This exam is usually conducted within 3 days of the GAT or after three days from the date of GAT being held. The CAT exam is conducted in online mode within a given duration of 3 hours. There are three-time slots for CAT and the applicants must choose one of them, such as: 

  • 10 am - 1 pm

  • 2 pm - 5 pm

  • 6 pm - 9 pm

Creative Aptitude Test (CAT)

Marks Allocated

Number of Questions

Time Allocated



3 Hours

AIEED Video, Portfolio and Personal Interaction Exam Pattern 2020

The candidates who are able to qualify both the level of examination would reach the final round. The final round is called interaction which means the candidates have to introduce themselves and meet the interviewer through Skype. 

Video, Portfolio and Personal Interaction

Marks Allocated

Number of Questions

Time Allocated



0.5 Hours

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