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ARCH Academy of Design (ARCH)

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ARCH Academy, Founded in 1993, India’s largest private institution in design, fashion and related businesses, which has helped shape the business and creative landscape of these industries over the past 22 years. Backed by the resources and expertise of a global network of renowned institutions such as London College of Fashion, Nottingham Trent University (NTU),Domus Academy (Italy), and NABA (Milan) among many, ARCH Academy is able to ensure that in today’s accelerated world, ARCH students are able to achieve their personal goals by becoming game-changers and achievers.

ARCH Academy of Design conducts AIEED (All India Entrance Examination for Design) for Undergraduate & Postgraduate level courses in Design. The exam tests the creativity, design sensitivity & aesthetic sense, of students seeking fulfilling careers in the various fields of design. It also tests the logical reasoning & problem-solving aptitude of the student. ARCH invites applications for AIEED ‘17 towards its Undergraduate & Postgraduate courses for the academic year 2017.

We are proud to announce the Express Program for the coaching of entrance tests of ARCH Academy 2017. 370 AFA students selected in ARCH Academy of fashion entrance exam 2016. 1 out of 3 students selected in ARCH Academy is a AFA student

ARCH Academy delivers over 30 uniquely designed under-graduates, post-graduate and professional programs through its campuses in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Jaipur and Mumbai, and has close to a 100% placement record. ARCH Academy is ISO 9001: 2008 Certified. ARCH Academy is a member of the Laureate International Universities network, which has a presence in 29 countries, serving more than 950,000 students.


ARCH Academy Programmes


Undergraduate 4 YR International Programmes Post Graduate 2 YR International Programmes Faculty of 3 YR Vocational Programmes Faculty of Short Term Professional Courses

Important Dates

The cost of the application forms is Rs. 3000/- for the students, Request you kindly adhere with the selling price.
ARCH Academy authorize afa to take submission of completely filled application form at your center and there after sent to ARCH Academy New Delhi or our representatives will collect.
In case of DD: on the name of “ Creative Arts Education Society” payable in New Delhi

AIEED (All India Entrance Examination for Design)

ARCH Academy of Design conducts AIEED (All India Entrance Examination for Design) for Undergraduate & Postgraduate level courses in Design. The exam tests the creativity, design sensitivity & aesthetic sense, of students seeking fulfilling careers in the various fields of design. It also tests the logical reasoning & problem-solving aptitude of the student. ARCH invites applications for AIEED ‘17 towards its Undergraduate & Postgraduate courses for the academic year 2017.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: UNDERGRADUATE (UG) LEVEL Courses

  • Students who have Appeared for/Cleared Class 10+2 (CBSE/ICSE/IB/State Board/NIOS or equivalent as per UGC Guidelines) are eligible to write AIEED Exam.
  • All Undergraduate courses will be conducted as per Pearson norms. All students, 16 years and above are eligible for the International Undergraduate level course. All aspirants have the opportunity of culminating their studies with a ‘Top Up’ degree in 1 year from any of the Pearson listed Universities around the world after having finished the Pearson BTEC embedded in the 4-year courses at ARCH.
  • Students applying for Undergraduate Interior Design program with a valid NATA score/ AIEEE rank/ NID Score are exempted from the first 2 stages of the AIEED exam and will be directly called for the 3rd & last stage of the exam which involves an interaction through the submission of a student made self-introduction Video based on a small questionnaire; submission of their Portfolio & a Skype face-to-face. All of these are online/ net based.
  • Class 10+1 Students can also write AIEED 2017. Qualifying students will be eligible for direct admission in the academic year 2018 after clearing the 3rd & last stage of the exam (as described above).

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: POSTGRADUATE (PG) LEVEL Courses

Graduates or students pursuing graduation in any discipline from a recognised university can apply for this course. Students who have done a 2 years or 3 years diploma course in design are also eligible for this Advanced Level course.

FORMAT OF THE EXAM UG Level

STAGE I
General Ability Test-
(GAT) (15th March - 10th May 2017), GAT is the first phase of AIEED & is compulsory for all applicants.
MODE: Only ONLINE (3 hours/3 slots).
Choose any one Date: 15th March - 10th May 2017.
Choose any one Time Slot: 10 to 12 Noon 1 to 3pm 4 to 6pm.

STAGE II -
Creative Ability Test (CAT) (15th March - 10th May 2017).
MODE: ONLINE (3 hours). Choose any one Date: 15th March - 10th May 2017.
Choose any one Time Slot: 10 to 12 Noon 1 to 3pm 4 to 6pm.
MODE: CENTRE BASED (3 hours). Any of 2 Consecutive Saturday’s after GAT Exam.
Exam Centres: Jaipur & Gurgaon (Delhi NCR).

STAGE III - INTERACTION INTRODUCTION TO YOURSELF (Video, Portfolio & Skype Interaction).
STEPS:

  • Make a VIDEO of YOURSELF while answering the given questionnaire.
  • Use a cellphone camera, or any other camera available, to take a video.
  • You can speak in English or Hindi, whichever is comfortable for you.
  • Upload images of your Portfolio + the Video of Yourself to Google Drive.
  • Skype interaction with us will be scheduled after we receive what the student has uploaded.

FORMAT OF THE EXAM PG Level

STAGE I -
General Ability Test (GAT) (15th March - 10th May 2017), GAT is the first phase of AIEED & is compulsory for all applicants.
MODE: Only ONLINE (3 hours/3 slots).
Choose any one Date: 15th March - 10th May 2017.
Choose any one Time Slot: 10 to 12 Noon 1 to 3pm 4 to 6pm.

STAGE II - Creative Ability Test, INTRODUCTION TO YOURSELF (Video, Portfolio & Skype Interaction).
STEPS:

  • Make a VIDEO of YOURSELF while answering the given questionnaire.
  • Use a cellphone camera, or any other camera available, to take a video.
  • You can speak in English or Hindi, whichever is comfortable for you.
  • Upload images of your Portfolio + the Video of Yourself to Google Drive.
  • Skype interaction with us will be scheduled after we receive what the student has uploaded.
Common Final Steps
  • Result Declaration
  • Deposition of Fees and Documents Verification
  • Batch Starts- July 4th Week

ADMISSION GUIDELINES FOR UG AND PG Courses

The admission fee has to be deposited within the stipulated time, to confirm admission with ARCH Academy of Design. The final admission of the candidate will be considered only if he/she fulfils all the requirements mentioned, as well as the eligibility criteria. Defaulting in producing the relevant documents at the time of admission will result in cancellation of admission. The session will start in the 4th week of July.

The candidate needs to deposit all the following documents at the time of Admission:

  • Mark sheets of 10th, 12th (original & attested photo copy) OR Graduation and 4 Passport size Photographs (If result is awaited, then the admission will be considered provisional and candidates would be required to produce the mark sheet by July to confirm the admission)
  • An attested migration and transfer certificate. School Leaving certificate
  • SC/ST, Others (Physically Challenged, NRI, Defence, Artisans) should submit an attested proof.
  • Medical Fitness Certificate, attested.
  • Income Tax Return of Parents/Guardian
  • Address Proof
The documents will be cross checked and admission will be confirmed within 10 days.

STRUCTURE OF AIEED EXAM:

For Undergraduate Students
TYPE OF PAPER TESTING PARAMETERS NO OF Q'S Total marks Time
AIEED- GAT GENERAL ABILITY TEST To assess design sensibilities, Logical Reasoning, design related awareness, awareness on global issues, & Concepts Comprehension 90 200 3 Hrs
AIEED – CAT CREATIVE ABILITY TEST To assess Articulation Skills both written & visual, Design Thinking, Lateral Thinking & creative problem solving, & awareness of Design Principles. 26 200 3 Hrs
INTERACTION + PORTFOLIO Composure, Focus & clarity, General articulation skills, depth of thinking, range of work in portfolio. - 100 30 Min

*Total Marks for the exam 500

For Postgraduate Students
TYPE OF PAPER TESTING PARAMETERS NO OF Q'S Total marks Time
AIEED- GAT GENERAL ABILITY TEST To assess design sensibilities, Logical Reasoning, design related awareness, awareness on global issues, & Concepts Comprehension 90 200 3 Hrs
INTERACTION + PORTFOLIO Composure, Focus & clarity, General articulation skills, depth of thinking, range of work in portfolio. - 100 30 Min

*Total Marks for the exam 300

Students can write the Online Exam from either home or cyber café. The candidates, whose forms have been accepted, can appear for the online entrance exam at the allotted date and time slot. Change of date of examination will not be entertained and if the candidate fails to give the examination on the scheduled date, his/her application will be canceled. Re-scheduling can be done only in case of unavoidable circumstances like Power failure or slow Internet connectivity, which if applicable, should be informed immediately over the telephone by the candidate.

Selection Criteria

The selection of candidates is strictly merit based. The cumulative performance in all parameters mentioned below will be considered for the final selection of candidates.

  1. Performance in past education field.
  2. AIEED exam result.
  3. Performance in Interview + Portfolio.

Contact ARCH Academy at -

World University of Design (WUD)
  • Address: Jaipur Campus : - Plot No. 9, Govind Marg, Malviya Nagar Institutional Area, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur-302017.
    Gurgaon Delhi NCR Campus : - Plot No. 124, Sec - 44, Near HUDA City Centre Metro Station, Gurgaon - 122003, Delhi NCR, India.
  • Toll Free : 1800 30700626
  • Email: info@archedu.org , admission@archedu.org (For admissions enquiry)
  • Website: http://www.archedu.org

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