Army Institute of Fashion Design (AIFD) Bangalore Admissions 2016

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Army Institute of Fashion Design Admission Notification 2016

Army Institute of Fashion and Design (AIFD) Admission 2016 is offered in various UG and PG Courses for session 2016-17

Candidates who have interest in the courses offered and are eligible for the same can fill and submit the application form before the last date

The Institute was estd in Bangalore in 2004 under the aegis of Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) to impart quality education in the field of Fashion and Design to the wards of Army Personnel both serving and retired

Important Dates for UG and PG Course 2016

Last Date for Receipt of Application Form for UG Course: 16th March 2016 and for PG Course: 15th June 2016

Last Date for Receipt of Application Form (with late fee of Rs.100/-) for UG Course: 30th March 2016 and for PG Course: 30h June 2016

Dispatch of Admit Cards to Students for UG Course: 05th April 2016 and for PG Course: 05th July 2016 onwards

Date of Written Admission Test (WAT) for UG Only: 30th April 2016 (14.30 to 17.30 hrs)

Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) and interivew for PG Only: 23rd July 2016 (Saturday, 09:00 hrs)

Declaration of Results for UG Course: WAT

Declaration of Results for PG Course: CAT

Announcement of WAT results (only one list) for UG Course: 12th May 2016 and for PG Course: 30th July 2016

Registration of Candidates for Institute & Hostel by paying Rs.10,000/- & Rs.5000/- respectively for UG Course: 23rd May 2016

Registration of candidates for institute & hostel by paying Rs.10,000/- & Rs.5000/- respectively for PG Course: On or before 10th August 2016

Annoucement of final list of selected candidates for admission (for UG Course): 25th May 2016

Dispatch of joining instructions to the selected candidates (for UG Course): 26th May 2016 onwards

Payament of balance of institute and hostel fee for UG Course: 06th June 2016 and for PG Course: 20th August 2016

Last Date to with draw the seats: 06th June 2016

Tentative date of reporting to institute for admission to UG Course: 15th June 2016 and PG Course: 31st August 2016

Commencement of course for UG Course: 15th June 2016 and for PG Course: 01st September 2016

Courses Offered and Seats

UG Program: 3 years (6 Semesters) B.Sc Fashion & Apparel Design (Affiliated to Bangalore University) - 60 Intake

PG Program: 2 years (4 Semesters) Fashion & Apparel Design [MFAD] (Autonomous) - 20 Intake

PG Diploma: 2 years (4 Semesters) Fashion Retail & Management [MFAD] (Autonomous) - 20 Intake

UG Course: 10 % of seats are offered for only those passed Karnataka Board Exams ie. PUC
PG Course: Limited seats are offered for Civilians for PG course

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for Admission to the PG/UG Courses at AIFD: The admission to the Army Institute of Fashion and Design is for the children of eligible serving Army personnel, eligible ex Army personnel and wards of war widows/widows of the Army

The children of following categories of Army personnel are eligible and they are required to submit the relevant certificate as given against the category applicable to them as proof of their eligibility for admission to Army Institute of Fashion and Design along with the Application Form

a. The applicants must fall into one of the following categories:

Children of serving Army personnel with minimum 10 years continuous service in the Army

Children of ex Army personnel granted/awarded regular pension, liberalized family pension, family pension or disability pension at the time of their superannuation, demise, discharge, release medical board/invalided medical board. This includes wards of recruits medically boarded out and granted disability pension

b. Adopted/Step Children and Children of Remarried Widows:

Adopted child of Army personnel if adopted at least five years prior to seeking admission

Step children are eligible provided they are born from a wedding where at least one parent belonged to the Army who is otherwise eligible

Eligibility Criteria in Special Cases:

Wards of only those ex Army medical officers/Army Dental Corps officers presently serving with Indian Navy or Indian Air Force who have served with the Army for 10 years

Children of APS/MNS/TA Personnel who have put in 10 years of service in the Army

Educational Qualifications

For UG Course: The applicant must be a 10+2/Equivalent exam in any combination with minimum 35% aggregate marks from recognized boards by UGC/University. Candidates who have passed their 10+2 exam as a regular candidates are only eligible for admission to B.Sc (FAD) as per Bangalore University norms

Candidates who have passed through distance education system or privately through NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling) are not eligible

For PG Course: Any graduate with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks recognized by Indian Universities or Equivalent or UGC/AICTE

Physical Fitness: Besides fulfilling the eligibity conditions as per Para 1 the candidates should be certified by MH/RMO/Registered Medical Practioner as Physically and Mentally fit to pursue the course; a certificate to this effect in the enclosed form is required to be submitted by the candidates at the time of admission

Selection Procedure

Selection Procedure for Written Admission Test (WAT) - The Written Admission Test (WAT) 2016 for admission to the UG Course offered by the AIFD Bangalore, will be held on 30th April 2016 from 14:30 hrs to 17:30 at the notified exam centers

Exam Centres: Pune, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Guwahati

Nature of WAT/CAT: WAT/CAT will consist of 100 marks objectives type test items to be responded to by the candidates in the allocated duration of three hours. The test will have the following components:

(a) Intelligence and Reasoning Test

(b) General Awareness Test

(c) English Language Competency and Comprehension Test (including short essay): (i) The medium of the test shall be English only; (ii) The sample question paper is given at Appendix 'A'; (iii) No negative marking will be done

How to Apply

Candidates are required to fill in the form given in prospectus. The Prospectus can be obtained by the candidates from the office of AIFD Bangalore, Nagareshwara Nagenahalli, Kothanur Post, Bangalore-560077 through requisition along with a crossed demand draft for Rs.550/- (with includes Rs.50 postal charges) in favor of Army Institue of Fashion & Design payable at Bangalore

Money order/Cheque /Postal order will not be accepted

Prospectus is also available at the Institute, Army Headquarters (AWES) and all the command Headquarters (AWES) on payment of Demand Draft of Rs.500/-

Students downloading the forms from website will have to attach a draft of Rs 500/- along with the application form towards candidateship for WAT/CAT

For more details, please visit

Admit Card

The admit card for the WAT/CAT will be sent to the candidates by ‘Registered Post’ on the address indicated by them on the white envelope provided with the application form. Candidates are requested to affix stamps of Rs.25/- for the purpose; admit card will be sent only on receipt of the filled application

Army Institute of Fashion and Design (AIFD), Bangalore

Army Welfare Education Society (R), Army Institute of Fashion & Design, Nagareshwara Nagenahalli, Kothanur Post, Bangalore-560077; Phone No.: 09035316000, 08060669001, Email: [email protected], Website