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AIFD Bangalore Admissions 2018 Notification- Application



Army Institute of Fashion Design UG & PG Courses 2018

AIFD Bangalore Admissions 2018 - Army Institute of Fashion and Design (AIFD) Admission 2018 is offered in various UG and PG Courses for session 2018-19

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

AIFD Bangalore

  • 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
  • They contribute to the economy of the country with millions of pieces of clothing and accessories purchased by consumers on a yearly basis


Also See : Admission Notification


Important Dates

  • Last Date for Receipt of Application Form for UG Course: 25th Mar 2018 & for PG Course: 30th June 2018
  • Last Date for Receipt of Application Form (with late fee of Rs.100/-) for UG Course: 31st Mar 2018 and for PG Course 05th July 2018
  • Dispatch of Admit Cards to Students for UG Course: 31st Mar 2018 and for PG Course: 05th July 2018 onwards
  • Date of WAT for UG Only: 28th April 2018 (Saturday, 14.30 to 17.30 hrs)
  • Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) and interview for PG Only: 20th July 2018 (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: 08th May 2018 and for PG Course: 30th July 2018
  • Registration of Candidates for Institute & Hostel by paying Rs.10,000/- & Rs.5000/- respectively for UG Course: 22nd May 2018 and for PG Courses: 12th August 2018
  • Announcement of final list of selected candidates for admission (for UG Course): 24th May 2018
  • Dispatch of joining instructions to the selected candidates for UG Course: 25th May 2018 onwards and PG Courses 14th August 2018
  • Payment of balance of institute and hostel fee for UG Course: 06th June 2018 and for PG Course: 24th August 2018
  • Tentative date of reporting to institute for admission to UG Course: 18th June 2018 and PG Course: 03rd Sept. 2018
  • Commencement of course for UG Course: 19th June 2018 & for PG Course: 04th September 2018


Courses Offered and Seats

UG Program

  • B.Sc. Fashion & Apparel Design - 3 years (6 Semesters) [Affiliated to Bangalore University] - 60 Intake


PG Program

  • M.Sc. Fashion & Apparel Design [MFAD] - 2 years (4 Semesters) (Autonomous) - 20 Intake
  • Note:
  • UG Course: 10 % of seats are offered for only those passed Karnataka Board Exams i.e. PUC
  • PG Course: Limited seats are offered for Civilians for PG course


Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for Admission to the PG/UG Courses at AIFD

  • 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
  • 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 have passed 11th and 12th Std. having studied same combination for two years regular students with a minimum of 35% aggregate marks from a board recognized by UGC/University
  • Bangalore University norms will be followed with regard to admission approval, refund of fees and retention of original documents from time to time
  • Candidates who have passed their 10+2 examination as a regular candidate 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)have to offer the same combination of subjects in both 11th and 12th Standard. UGadmission through Written Admission Test (WAT)

PG Course

  • Candidates who have passed the three-year Bachelor's degree exams of Bangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto in Science/Engineering in Fashion & Apparel Design/Textiles & Clothing/Apparel & Fashion Technology/Fashion Designing / Costume & Apparel Design/Costume Design and Fashion/Textile Technology/Silk Technology with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate are eligible for admission to PG Course
  • PG Admission through Creative Aptitude Test (CAT)

Physical Fitness

  • Besides fulfilling the eligibility conditions as per Para 1 the candidates should be certified by MH/RMO/Registered Medical Practitioner 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) 2018 for admission to the UG Course offered by the AIFD Bangalore, will be held on 28th April 2018 from 14:30 hrs to 17:30 at the notified exam centers


Exam Centres

  • Pune, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow and 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:
  • Intelligence and Reasoning Test
  • General Awareness Test
  • 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


Merit List

  • Merit lists for the institution UG/PG Programs will be according to candidates’ performance in the WAT CAT and the Interview (PG only). In deciding about the inter-se-merit, the tie if any will be resolved in the following order of priority:
  • Graduate students in science subjects as per aggregate marks/percentage in Graduation
  • Graduate students in arts subjects as per aggregate marks/percentage in Graduation
  • Candidates securing higher marks in Language Competency & Comprehension Test component in the WAT
  • For UG Courses as per Candidates' performance and University admission approval


Application Procedure

  • Candidates are required to fill in the form given in prospectus
  • 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 favour of Army Institute 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 www.aifdonline.in


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.40/- for the purpose; admit card will be sent only on receipt of the filled application


AIFD Bangalore

Phone No.: 09035316000, Email: aifdonline@gmail.com, Website www.aifdonline.in


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