IIAD offers three multi-disciplinary undergraduate programmes in collaboration with Kingston School of Art at Kingston University, London. The programmes offered are:-

  • B.A. (Hons) Fashion Design
  • B.A. (Hons) Communication Design
  • B.A. (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design

Important Dates-

Application Forms (Online and Offline) Available 15th October 2017 (Sunday) Onwards (Saturday)
Application Deadline 31st March 2018 (Saturday) (Saturday)
IIAD Entrance Exam (iDAT) Second Week of April 2018

The above programmes are of 4 years duration and upon graduation in either of the courses, the students will be awarded degrees by Kingston University itself. Being the only international collaborator of Kingston University, IIAD has the advantage of sourcing and adapting the best practices from the University in accordance with the needs of faculty, students and the Indian design industry. IIAD is preparing and educating the next generation of designers to define the future of the creative economy by adopting a holistic teaching and learning approach. Our strength lies in the ability to produce new knowledge grounded in modern techniques and technologies to suit the dynamism of the global design industry. REASONS TO JOIN IIAD

  • World-class campus spread across 70,000 sq ft with state-of-the art infrastructure located in South Delhi.
  • All courses offered in collaboration with Kingston University, London. Final degree awarded by Kingston University.
  • Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture at Kingston University, London is listed amongst the top art & design schools in the UK by Guardian Subject League Tables. It is named the 2nd best Fashion Programme globally by Business of Fashion and also ranked 9th amongst the most innovative institutions across ‘Europe and the USA’ by Red Dot Rankings.
  • Accomplished faculty and industry experts who facilitate the teaching learning philosophy of the Institute.
  • Small batch sizes that enables quality interface with faculty and unlimited access to workspace and sophisticated tools.
  • Courses also include field-trips to culturally rich locations across the country.
  • A Career Development Center (CDC) which assists students with internships and industry visits, live projects.
  • Meritorious students will be awarded scholarships.
  • Hostel facility is available for the convenience of out-station students.
  • Designers, creative writers, media personalities and numerous industry experts regularly visit the campus for workshops and interactive sessions with the students.
  • Extra-curricular clubs like performing arts (drama, music, dance), philanthropy, media (book, film, photography) and sports club.

Kingston School of Art

  • Ranked amongst top 2 Fashion School Globally by Business of Fashion
  • 9th most innovative institutions across ‘Europe and the USA’ as per Red Dot Rankings
  • Listed amongst the top art & design schools in the UK as per Guardian Subject League Tables


  • B.A. (Hons) Fashion Design
    The Fashion Design course focuses on the aesthetic, cultural and functional aspects of design while laying an equal emphasis on creative innovation, technical skills and commercial opportunities. Students learn to develop strong visual literacy and receive meticulous training in craft and design techniques, silhouettes, print philosophies and an ability to adapt to a multi-perspective global fashion market.
  • B.A. (Hons) Communication Design
    The Communication Design course helps students create an efficient channel to transmit information about a product, service or experience through the use of various available media. This includes learning concepts in graphic design, animation, multimedia, UX/UI design, typography, storytelling, filmmaking, photography and much more.
  • B.A. (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design
    The Interior Architecture and Design course encourages students to understand, appreciate and critique various facets and nuances of Interior Design as well as the underlying architectural principles and technological aspects that govern the interiors of a space.
To know more about the programmes,


Candidates must have appeared/passed the CBSE/ISC/IB (or any other equivalent board) 10+2 examination in any discipline. Candidates who have recently appeared for the examination and are awaiting their results may also apply.

How to Apply
  • The online application fee payment of Rs.2,000/- can be made through credit/debit facilities of all major banks. The application fee can also be paid in cash or through a demand draft for Rs.2,000/- in the name of : Teamwork Education Foundation, Payable at New Delhi, Mention your name, application form number and cell phone/contact number on the back of the demand draft.
  • Apply online by logging on to www.applytoiiad.com
  • Paper forms can be procured from your coaching centre as well as from the IIAD Campus (IIAD, B -26, Okhla Phase 1, New Delhi 110020)


  • Aspirants appear for the Two and Half hour long IIAD Design Aptitude Test (iDAT) along with a rigorous portfolio and interview round. Those selected are then given an offer of admission.
  • Students applying for Interior Architecture & Design may be exempt from the iDAT written test based on their NATA score and may be allowed to progress directly to their Portfolio Assessment and Interview.
  • Lateral entry into the programme is possible for students who have successfully completed the previous year(s) of their design degree/diploma programme from a nationally or internationally recognized Design Institute. Call us at +91 9871383633 for more information. ​

For further information please feel free to contact:
The Admissions Team
Indian Institute of Art & Design (IIAD)
B- 26, Okhla Phase 1
New Delhi-110020 (India)
T: 011-41380000 M: +919871383633

Our IIAD B.A. (Hons) Design entrance preparatory Course

  • Experienced faculty members with NID/ NIFT/ BFA/ B. Arch background
  • Extensive, comprehensive & interactive classroom coaching
  • Course designed to enhance the creative ability & drawing skills
  • Educational tours & design workshops to help students gain industry exposure
  • IIAD special study material along with previous years’ practice papers
  • Portfolio making guidance from highly experienced faculty members
  • Doubt clearing sessions, sectional tests, paper solving sessions & topic wise tests
  • Mock tests that are very relevant & updated with proper analysis & presentations
  • Mock tests are conducted thereafter in very flexible schedule i.e. “come for it whenever you are free” OR “do it at home, get it signed by your parents and checked by our faculty (For XII students)

Course Coordinators and Core Faculty members-

  • Mr. Nikhilesh Niranjan, MFM (NIFT Delhi) – Guiding students since the year 2000
  • Mr. S. K. Gandhi, Retd. Wg. Cdr., (Indian Air Force)- Well known, Case Study, Reasoning, English, GD-PI expert- Guiding our students since the year 2000
  • Few others- Mr. Keshav Ranjan, MDES (NIFT Delhi), Sr. Manager
  • Ms. Surbhi Mittra, (NIFT Delhi), Design Consultant
  • Mr. Praveen Sinha, (NIFT Delhi), Owner “PS” label
  • Mr. Ajay Kumar, (NID Ahmadabad)
  • Ms. Arushi Aneja (NIFT Delhi) and many others

Study Materials during Admissions:

  • Quantitative Aptitude Book
  • Logical/ Analytical Reasoning
  • Communication Ability Book- 1
  • Communication Ability Book- 2
  • Sketching/ Drawing Book- 1
  • Sketching/ Drawing Book- 2
  • Colour and Shading Pencils
  • General Knowledge Book
  • Latest Current Affairs Notes
  • Lots of updated Mock tests

Study Materials during Admissions:

Our IIAD Prep. Course Course duration/ Course Structure
IIAD entrance Regular term preparatory weekend/ weekdays course (for XI / XII/ XII Passed students) Specially designed to help these students interested in design, fashion & creative courses, to gain in-depth, fast paced & extensive knowledge throughout a span of 1 / 2 years. This course will make students all entrance exams ready in the design industry, while continuously nurturing their Creative & General abilities in the able guidance of core faculty members. We keep in mind the hectic schedules of students. Classroom sessions cover everything, so students have to devote approximately half an hour only everyday for homework and their school studies are not at all hampered or anyway affected
IIAD entrance Short term preparatory weekend/ weekdays course (for all) Specially designed to help students of all category interested in design, fashion & creative courses, to gain in-depth, fast paced & extensive knowledge throughout a span of 3 / 6 months. This course will make students all entrance exams ready in the design industry, while continuously nurturing their creative abilities in the extensive guidance of core faculty members