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AIEED Exam Pattern 2022

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 23 Dec, 2021 10:47

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AIEED 2022 Exam Pattern

AIEED 2022 follows an exam pattern which not every exam has so the candidates must know it carefully so that they are able to complete the paper in the required time. This exam is conducted in three stages to filter the most number of candidates and choose the absolute best.

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 2021 will be conducted online and stage 3 will be done through Skype

Highlights of AIEED 2022

Some of the major highlights of AIEED 2022 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 2022 Detailed Exam Pattern

The AIEED 2022 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 2022

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 2022

This is the second stage of the AIEED 2022 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 2022

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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I am in commerce stream in class 12th. I want to be an Interior Designer but I am confused about what to do after class 12th. Please help.

-Heer ParmarUpdated on December 18, 2021 02:20 PM
  • 6 Answers
Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Hello Student,

Since you are willing to be an interior designer, there are numerous interior design courses including B.Des Interior Design, B.Sc Interior Design that you can consider after class 12th. Some of the popular design entrance exams for Interior Design after class 12th are IIAD Entrance Exam, AIEED, LPUNEST, etc. Here are a few links exploring the most popular interior design courses in India:

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What is the age criteria for AIEED exam?

-Anupam DodiyaUpdated on November 03, 2020 02:02 PM
  • 1 Answer
Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

No age restriction or criteria has been mentioned on the official website of AIEED. Candidate of any age can register and sit for the AIEED exam. Also, check out the top design colleges in India.

To explore design admissions, either dial the helpline number 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or fill the Common Application Form. For any unresolved queries, write to us on the QnA zone.


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FAQs about AIEED Exam Pattern

How many marks are allotted to the video portfolio and PI round of AIEED?

The video portfolio and PI round of AIEED is of 200 marks and 30 minutes are given for this section.

Is there sectional timing in AIEED?

Yes, the sections of AIEED are timed. 2 hours are given for GAT and 3 hours are allotted for CAT.

What is the medium of AIEED exam?

AIEED is conducted in English and Hindi medium. The question paper is set in both English and Hindi.

How many questions are asked in AIEED GAT?

The General Aptitude Test (GAT) of AIEED consists of 60 questions.

Is it mandatory to attempt all the sections of AIEED?

Yes, it is mandatory for all candidates to answer all the sections of GAT and CAT of AIEED.

How many questions are asked in AIEED CAT?

50 questions are asked in the Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) of AIEED.

What are the maximum marks of AIEED?

The maximum marks of AIEED are 500.

In how many parts is AIEED conducted?

AIEED is conducted in two parts - CAT and GAT. Another round of video, portfolio, and personal interaction is also held.

In what mode is AIEED conducted?

AIEED is conducted in the online mode. It is a computer based test and candidates have to appear for the exam at the allocated test centres.

What is the duration of AIEED?

The overall duration of AIEED is 5.5 hours (330 minutes).

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