Army Institute of Fashion & Design Written Admission Test

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AIFD WAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 500
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Army Institute of Fashion And Design (AIFD)
  • Courses:B.DES
  • Streams:Design

AIFD WAT 2023: Application Form (Released), Exam Date (Out), Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - January 31 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

AIFD WAT 2023 Registration has started for year 2023. The last date to apply online Application is 20th May 2023. The AIFD WAT 2023 Entrance Exam will be held on 29 May 2023 to offer admissions to eligible and interested aspirants into UG and PG courses in the field of Fashion Design. The Written Admission Test for the Army Institute of Fashion & Design  will be conducted to offer admission in B.Sc. (Fashion and Apparel Design) and M.Sc. course. It is conducted at the institute level annually. Affiliated to Bangalore North University. Only the children of eligible army personnel, ex-army personnel, and wards of widows of the armymen or ex-service men can apply for various courses offered by AIFD. All the candidates can get the information and details regarding AIFT WAT 2023 from the below article.

Latest Updates

  • AIFD WAT 2023 Registration is started. The last date to apply online is 20 May 2023. The entrance exam will be held on 29 May 2023-- Click Here
  • Scrutiny of online Application Form and Uploaded documents will be done on 23rd May 2023.
  • Admit card will be coomunicated later.
  • Declaration of Results on 4th June 2023. 

AIFD WAT 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check AIFD WAT 2023 exam status from the below table:
Army Institute of Fashion and Design - Written Admission Test

AIFD WAT 2023 notification

Already Released

Exam date

29th May 2023 from 2:00PM to 5:00PM 

Application form

Already Released

Declaration of Results 

4th June 2023

Admit Card

4th June 2023

AIFD WAT 2023 Exam Dates

Candidates can check the important dates of AIFD WAT 2023 in the table given below:
AIFD WAT 2023 Admission Schedule
EventFor UGFor PG
Start date of application formStarted to be announced
Last date for submitting the application form20th May 2023to be announced
Scrutiny of Online Application and Uploaded Documents23rd May 2023to be announced
Admit card Downloadto be announcedto be announced
Online Admission Test (OAT)29 May 2023to be announced
Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) & Interview for PG onlyto be announcedto be announced
Declaration of Result4th June 2023to be announced
Registration of candidates for institute and hostel by paying
Rs.10,000/-and Rs.5,000/- respectively
to be announcedto be announced
Announcement of final list of selected candidates for admission
will be published in the institute website
to be announcedto be announced
Dispatch of joining instructions to the selected candidatesto be announcedto be announced
Payment of balance of Institute and Hostel Fee and last date to
withdraw the seat if the balance fee is not paid or candidate fails to withdraw seat, seat will be allotted to waiting list candidates and the registration fee will be forfeited.
to be announcedto be announced
Tentative date of reporting to Institute for admission (Selected candidates only)to be announcedto be announced

What is AIFD WAT 2023 ?

Answer: The Army Institute of Fashion and Design (AIFD) Written Admission Test (AIFD WAT) is a mandatory entrance exam for applicants seeking admission in various designing and fashion technology courses offered by this institute. A comprehensive test consisting of objective-type questions, the AIFD WAT aims to evaluate a student's aptitude and analytical reasoning abilities. This test also helps assess their suitability for the programme they wish to pursue at AIFD.

AIFD WAT 2023 Application Form

The aspirants qualifying the eligibility criteria can apply for the exam, in this section, the aspirant will find all the details about AIFD WAT 2023 Registration Form. The aspirant should read the information carefully before applying for the application form,

  • The application forms will be made available in online mode.
  • Aspirants can download the application form from the official website of the competent authority.
  • Must fill in all the relevant information as mentioned to avoid rejection of the form.
  • The aspirant should pay therequired application fee before applying.
  • Without paying the application fee, the authority will not accept the form.
  • Aspirants can pay the application fee by Demand Draft.
  • Demand Draft should be drawn in favor of “Army Institute of Fashion and Design” payable at Bangalore only.
  • It is advised to keep a photocopy of the application form for future purposes till the admission process is over.

Application Fees

The candidates can check the Registration fees details below:

AIFD WAT Registration Fees 2023
General, ST, SC, OBCFemale/Male/othersRs. 550/-
Mode of Payment-
The registration fees for the application form can be paid through a DD in favor of ARMY INSTITUTE OF FASHION & DESIGN, payable at Bangalore. Any other payment mode, such as Money order / Cheque / Postal order will not be accepted.

AIFD WAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants who meet either of the parameters mentioned below fulfill the AIFD WAT 2023 eligibility criteria:

  • Children of serving Army individuals who have a minimum of 10 years of job experience.
  • Children of ex-Army individuals and wards of war widows/widows of the Armymen or ex-service men.
  • Adopted children of Army individuals if adopted at least five years before seeking admission at AIFD.
  • Step-children if they are born from a wedding where at least one parent belonged to the Army.
  • Wards of those ex-Army medical officers/ Army dental corps officers who are currently serving with Indian Navy or Indian Air Force but who have served with the Army for 10 years.
  • Children of APS individuals are classified as ex-servicemen.
  • Children of APS individuals who are on deputation and who have 10 years of experience in the Army.
  • Children of MNS members who have 10 years of experience as regular members of MNS or are in receipt of a pension from the Army.
  • Children of TA individuals who have completed 10 years of embodied service.
Educational Qualification:
UG Course: Besides the aforementioned parameters, aspirants also must have passed Class XII with at least 35% aggregate marks from a recognized board to be eligible for AIFD admissions 2020. However, it may be noted that candidates who have passed through distance learning/ privately through NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling) have to offer the same combination of subjects in both the 11th and 12th standard to write WAT.
Physical Fitness: Aspirants also need to be certified by RMO/ MH/ Registered Medical Practitioner as physically and mentally fit to join the design course.
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AIFD WAT 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidate must check the AIFD WAT 2023 Exam pattern from the following table:

AIFD WAT Paper Pattern
Language of paper


Duration of paper

3 hours

Type of questions


Total marks


Negative Marking


Exam Mode


The aspirant is evaluated based on intelligence and reasoning test, General awareness test, English language competency, and comprehension test.

AIFD WAT 2023 Syllabus

Army Institute of Fashion & Design does not specify any AIFD WAT syllabus. However, based on previous years’ AIFD WAT question papers, here is a list of topics that you can prepare to perform well in the exam.

Army Institute of Fashion & Design Syllabus
AIFD WAT Syllabus/ Topics

Intelligence and Reasoning

Logical reasoning

Series/ Sequence

Numerical ability

General Awareness


Current affairs




General knowledge

English Language Competency & Comprehension

Correct word usage




Odd one out words

Note: Besides the aforementioned topics aspirants are also recommended to practice sketching and shading to perform well in the design aptitude questions.

AIFD WAT 2023 Admit Card

After successfully applying for the entrance exam, AIFD WAT 2023 Hall Ticket/Admit Card will be released by the exam conducting body on its web portal. Check other important details below in the given points:

  • AIFD WAT admission ticket will be sent in the white envelope provided with the application form. Applicants are requested to Affix a stamp of Rs 40/- For the purpose.
  • The admit card contains all the basic information such as aspirant Roll no, Category, Gender, Exam time, etc. The aspirant should show his/her hall ticket whenever the invigilator asks for it.
  • Without the admit card, no one will be allowed to enter the examination hall on the day of the exam. The aspirant should preserve his/her hall ticket till the entire admission process gets completed
  • If any of the students do not receive the admit card he/she should report it to the AIFD authority.
Note- If the candidate does not receive the admit card by the dates to be announced by the authority he/she can approach the Principal, AIFD stating his / her full name, address, and his / her application form number to facilitate the dispatch of the duplicate admit card.

AIFD WAT 2023 Results

After the examination, the exam conducting authority releases the AIFD WAT 2023 results in online mode in pdf format and also on the notice board of the institute. Aspirants should pay the amount for the registration and hostel after the declaration of the result. Counseling will be done based on the marks secured in the online entrance exam.

AIFD WAT 2023 Merit List

Institute will release AIFD WAT 2023 Merit lists for the Undergraduate Programs according to candidates’ performance in the WAT only. If anyhow there is a tie, it will be resolved in the following order of priority:-

  • Candidates graduated in science subjects as per aggregate marks/percentage in Graduation.
  • Applicants who graduated in arts subjects as per aggregate marks/percentage in Graduation.
  • Candidates securing higher marks in Language Competency & Comprehension Test component in the WAT.
  • For Undergraduate Courses as per Candidates’ performance and University admission approval. 

AIFD WAT 2023 Counseling

There is no official AIFD WAT counseling 2023 process for admissions in B.Sc. FAD. Once the final merit list is out, selected candidates need to report to AIFD Bangalore for document verification. Applicants must carry the below-listed documents along with them to the counseling center.

  • Original copy of Character Certificate
  • Matriculation scorecard (original)
  • Original copy of Migration Certificate
  • Original copy of Transfer Certificate
  • Original copy of mark sheets of class 11 and 12 (having studied the same combination for two years)

The following documents are needed at the time of AIFD WAT 2023 admissions for PG Course-

  • Graduation degree certificate and all semester-wise Marks Card (original)
  • Class 12 scorecard (original)
  • Matriculation scorecard (original)
  • Migration certificate (original)
  • TC/character certificate (original)

AIFD WAT 2023 Highlights

Interested Candidates can get vital information regarding AIFD WAT 2023 from the following table:

AIFD WAT 2023 Basic Information
Exam Name

Army Institute of Fashion & Design Written Admission Test (AIFD WAT 2023)

Conducting Body

Army Institute of Fashion and Design

AIFD WAT Official website

Application Link
Apply Here
Institute Type


Basic Admission Criteria

Entrance Test

Application mode



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AIFD WAT Important Dates

AIFD WAT 2022 Form Date15 Mar - 10 May 2022

Army Institute of Fashion & Design Written Admission Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Instructions:Intelligence and Reasoning Test, General Awareness Test, English Language Competency & Comprehension Test are the three subjects for the examination.

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Plzz tell me date to fell application form of aifd 2021

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15 Mar 2022

Form End Date:

10 May 2022

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