FDDI AIST 2019 Exam: Last Date, Syllabus PDF, Eligibility


FDDI AIST 2019 Exam: Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) is going to conduct the All India Selection Test for offering Undergraduate admissions in Retail & Fashion Merchandise, Footwear Design & Production, Leather Goods & Accessories Design and Fashion Design on April 2019. The AIST exam will provide candidates with the opportunity to get admission from more than 1500 seats scattered across 12 FDDI colleges located in Noida, Kolkata, Chennai, Rohtak, Jodhpur, Chindwara, Guna, Hyderabad, Ankaleshwar (in Gujrat), Patna, Chandigarh and Fursatganj (near Lucknow).

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FDDI Entrance Exam 2019 Latest Update

  • FDDI AIST 2019 application form available now. Application Date extended to April 2019.
  • AIST offers admissions to 12 Campuses and around B.Des. 1,500 seats.
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 FDDI AIST 2019 Important Dates

The dates for All India Selection Test conducted by FDDI is given below:

S.No. FDDI AIST 2019 Events Dates
1 Date of Advertisement Last week of November 2018
2 Commencement of Online Registration Last week of November 2018
3 Last Date of Online Registration Fourth week of April 2019
4 Availability of Admit Cards second week of April 2019
5 AIST 2019 Dates Last week of April 2019

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Open Date First week  May 2019

6 Result Declaration Third week of May 2019
7 Counselling Dates Third week of June 2019
8 Last Date for Fees Submission First week of July 2019
9 Second round of Counselling Third week of July 2019
10 Date of Reporting at the Allotted College Last week of July 2019
11 Commencement of New Session First week of August 2019


The candidates must have passed (or appearing) 10+2/Intermediate exam in order to be eligible to apply for the exam. The age limit for AIST exam is not more than 25 years as of July 2019.

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FDDI AIST Application Form 2019 Last Date

The FDDI application form 2019 of AIST Exam 2019 can be filled from the FDDI website from November 2018 to April 2019. The fee for the Application Form is ₹ 500 only. Candidates can choose examination centre and date while filling the registration form and exam centres and dates are allotted on first come first serve basis. Candidates also need to fill their personal details that will be mentioned in the admit card and keep with them one recent passport size coloured photo and their signatures that are needed to upload while filling of the form. The candidates should give four choices of exam centres while filling FDDI AIST 2019 Application Form in order of their preference. The FDDI login for new admissions will be closed soon.

 Note: candidates appeared for any of these exams, CAT XAT MAT AIMA JMET NMAT AMCAT SNAP GMAT AIM-CAT and applying for MBA (Retail & Fashion Merchandise) are exempted from giving the FDDI AIST exam. 

FDDI Admission Eligibility

  • Age Limit: Candidates must be 25 years of age or below as on  25 July 2019.

FDDI AIST Admit Card 2019

The admit cards for FDDI AIST 2019 Exam can be downloaded from April 2019 onwards after the successfully paid the Application fees of ₹ 525 only. The admit card contains the personal details of the candidate along with the address of exam centre and date of exam. The candidates need to take a printout of the admit card and keep with them on the day of the exam. The candidates may be asked by the invigilator to present the admit card during the exam. The candidates also need to keep a valid identity proof such as Voter’s ID card/ Passport/ Driving License or any other proof with them in the exam centre. No candidate will be allowed inside the exam centre without Admit Card and valid ID proof.

FDDI AIST 2019 Syllabus

Questions in FDDI AIST 2019 will be asked to evaluate the candidate’s quantitative aptitude, verbal ability, general awareness and design aptitude. The syllabus comprises of all the topics studied by a student in their class XI and XII.

Syllabus for B.Des

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Verbal Ability
  • General Awareness
  • General Knowledge
  • Visualisation
  • Colour and composition

Syllabus for M.Des

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension & Analytical Ability
  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  • General Awareness
  • Visualisation
  • Colour and composition

FDDI AIST 2019 Exam Pattern:

AIST 2019 will be a computer-based online multiple choice exam. There will be a total of 200 multiple type questions based on four sections of the exam. The candidates will be provided with two languages options either Hindi or English. The test will be of two and half hours duration. The candidates will be awarded one mark for correct answers and there will be no negative marks for an incorrect answer.

Parts Particulars Total number of questions Time  (Minutes)
Section A Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Section B Verbal Ability 50 50
Section C General Awareness 50 50
Section D Business Aptitude Test (BAT) for B.Des- RFM or Design Aptitude Test (DAT) for Design Programmes (B.Des-FDP, B.Des-LGAD & B.Des-FD) 50 50
 Total   200 200

Footwear Design and Development Institute Exam Centers

Agra Allahabad Bangalore
Bareilly Bhubaneswar Chandigarh
Chennai Chhindwara Chittorgarh
Dehradun Delhi Ghaziabad
Gorakhpur Guna Guwahati
Gwalior Hyderabad Indore
Jabalpur Jaipur Jalandhar
Jammu Jamshedpur Jodhpur
Kanpur Kolkata Lucknow
Meerut Mumbai Noida
Patna Raibareilly Ranchi
Rohtak Kochi Shimla
Ankleshwar Vishakhapattanam

FDDI AIST 2019 Result and Counselling:

FDDI will announce AIST 2019 exam result on May  2019. FDDI will publish an all India merit list on the basis of FDDI AIST 2019 results in the last week of May 2019. A total of 1500 seats will be allocated to qualified candidates across 12 campuses.

The first round of counselling for qualified candidates is between June 2019 and the qualified candidates will be allocated the programme and campus on the basis of their rank and preference. The admission will be based solely on merit basis in the entrance exam. The candidates who have been allotted a seat need to pay ₹ 25,000 to reserve their seat. The second round of counselling will be held for any left seats between July 2019. Any candidate who hasn’t got the seat in first counselling might get the seat in second counselling.

The selected candidates are required to report to their allotted campus on July 2019. The new session will begin on August  2019.

FDDI Courses

  • B.Des (Footwear Design & Production)
  • B.Des (Leather Goods & Accessories Design)
  • B.Des (Retail & Fashion Merchandise)
  • B.Des (Fashion Design)
  • M.Des (Footwear Design & Production)
  • M.Des (CAD)
  • MBA (Retail & Fashion Merchandise)

FDDI College Ranking & Highlights

Exam Name: All India Selection Test

Commonly known as- FDDI AIST

Exam Conducting Body: Footwear Design and Development Institute, Noida.

Type: Undergraduate (UG) B.Des Admission Test.

level of Exam: National

Total seats: 1500

Participating institutes: 12 FDDI campuses

FDDI Fee Structure 2019-20

The fee structure for Bachelor Degree Programmes:

GRAND TOTAL Rs. 91,400.00 Rs. 76,400.00 Rs. 71,400.00 Rs. 56,400.00

For detailed fees detailed click here.


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