Indian Institute of Crafts & Design (IICD Jaipur Entrance Test) 2019 Notification Released

Indian Institute of Crafts & Design (IICD Jaipur Entrance Test) 2019 Notification Released

Indian Institute of Crafts & Design (IICD Jaipur Entrance Test) 2019

IICD was first registered as Institute of Crafts, Jaipur on 20th April 1995by the Registrar of Societies, Rajasthan, Jaipur under Rajasthan Societies Registration Act 1958. On 27th April 1998 its name was changed as Indian Institute of Crafts and Design, Rajasthan, Jaipur under section 12 of the said Act. The first batch of post graduate students was started in 1999 along with a Girls’ Hostel at Jawahar Nagar, Jaipur.

The foundation of a new building was laid on 9th November 2001 and inauguration of the new building along with the Girls Hostel took place on 30th October 2002. The first convocation was held in 2003 for the post graduate students.

Eligibility Criteria:

10+2 from a recognized board of education.

Students appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.

Admission Guidelines for Foreign Nationals/ NRI Category:

The Foreign Nationals/ NRI candidates seeking admission to IICD must have qualifications similar or equivalent to that required for Indian Candidates. The candidates selected under this category would need to obtain a valid residential permit or student visa for the prescribed duration of the programme and/ or any other condition required as per the law of Government of India. They are required to:

a. Submit statement of purpose

b. Send Digital Portfolio of your creative work samples, latest by 12th April 2019 to

c. Appear for a skype interview, the date of which will be intimated by 25th April 2019.

The medium of instruction at IICD is English and all aspiring applicants are expected to possess working knowledge of the English language. Valid IELTS/ TOEFL score need to be submitted.

Reservation of Seats:

The reservation policy is as per UGC norms. Generally, percentages of categories for admission in IICD are as follows:

For OBC – 27%

For ST – 15%

For SC – 7.5%

For PH – 3%.

Mode of Application: Online

Application Fee:

For Indian Candidates is Rs.1,500/-

For NRI/ Foreign National Candidates is Rs. 3000/-

Exam Pattern:

Weightage of the Tests/Interview as follows:

a. General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test 35%
b. Material, Color & Conceptual Test 45%
c. Personal Interview 20%

a. General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test:

Test is designed to evaluate the abilities and interests in students, such as estimation of sizes and proportion, observation, synthesis and visual interpretation and general awareness.

b. Material, Color & Conceptual Test:

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.

Material required for Material, Color & Conceptual Test: Candidates must bring pens, pencils (HB, 2B, 4B & 6B), scissor, scale, cello tape, paper cutter, fevistick, eraser, compass, color pencils/dry pastels/water color, brushes etc.

c. Interview:

To evaluate the individual personality in the prospective candidates:

Aptitude to crafts

Intelligence quotient (IQ)

Communication Ability

General Awareness about Crafts & Design

Overall Personal Achievements in academics and co-curricular activities.

Portfolio – It is advisable to bring a few samples of your creative work for display during the interview, to allow others to understand your capabilities. It could be anything that you have done by yourself. Sketching, painting, embroidery, photography, worked with material, or have written anything creative, narrative etc.

Important Dates:

Availability of Online Application Forms 28th November 2018, Wednesday
Last Date of Submission of Application Form 28th March 2019, Thursday, by 4:00PM
Admit Card issued latest by 5th April 2019
Entrance Tests will be conducted in two parts, i.e.,

i. Part A – General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test and

ii. Part B – a. Material, Color & Conceptual Test, b. Personal Interview

Entrance Test (Part A): General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test. To be conducted at 14 centers

(Bhopal, Chennai, Chandigarh, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jammu, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Raipur, Udaipur)

14th April 2019 (Sunday) (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Declaration of Result of Entrance Test (Part A) & Test date of Part B for the shortlisted candidates will be announced on IICD website 25th April 2019, Thursday, after 4:00 PM
Entrance Test (Part B) at IICD, Jaipur

a. Material, Color & Conceptual Test (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)

b. Personal Interview (2:00 PM onwards)

Any one day between 1st June 2019 (Saturday) to 10th June 2019 (Monday) (Only for shortlisted candidates as per list declared on 25th April 2019 on IICD website)
Declaration of Result: 1st List of successful candidates 14th June 2019, Friday, after 4:00PM
Fee Submission (1st List) 17th June 2019 (Monday) to 21st June 2019 (Friday)

Note: IICD reserves the right to change the above dates to avoid unavoidable circumstances. Registered candidates will be notified immediately about the changes.