AIFD WAT - Exam Pattern

Army Institute of Fashion & Design Written Admission Test

Result: 04 Jun 2023 (Tentative)

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Result: 04 Jun 2023

AIFD WAT 2023 Exam Pattern: Know the Test Structure and Marking Scheme

Updated On - May 09 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

The AIFD WAT 2023 Exam Pattern has been designed to test a candidate's knowledge and aptitude in fashion and apparel design. The test is conducted in two parts, with the first part evaluating the candidate's knowledge and general reasoning, and the second part testing them on sketch, design, drawing, and essay writing. The exam is conducted for a total of 100 marks, and the duration of the test is 3 hours. The marking scheme for the test is based on the correct answers given by the candidate. Candidates who clear the AIFD WAT 2023 exam will be eligible for admission to the BSc (FAD) and BSc (IDD) courses offered by the Army Institute of Fashion and Design.
AIFD WAT Exam Pattern 2023 includes MCQs, consisting of 70 questions & a creative ability test consisting of 30 marks. It is prescribed by the Army Institute of Fashion and Design. It comprises all the exam question paper details. In order to get an optimal result in AIFD WAT, the candidates must be well aware of the exam pattern. It provides candidates an overview of the exam, details such as question type, marking scheme, exam duration, exam mode & total number of questions asked. Furthermore, the exam will be conducted in a CBT mode; it will be held for 60 undergraduate seats, wherein 10% of seats are reserved for Karnataka civilians. 

AIFD WAT Exam Pattern 2023

The AIFD WAT 2023 entrance exam consists of the following sections: Intelligence & reasoning test, general awareness, English Language & comprehension test. The candidates are required to write an essay on any given topic. Furthermore, check the exam pattern below.
Exam Pattern
Exam mode
Duration of the exam
3 hours
Type of questions
  • Multiple-choice questions
  • Questions on design and drawing
Total number of questions
Maximum marks
Marking scheme
  • There’s no negative marking for wrong answers.
  •  One mark will be awarded to candidates for each correct answer.

AIFD WAT 2023 Marking Scheme - Section Wise

The candidates can check the AIFD WAT section wise exam pattern & marking scheme from the table below.
Marking Scheme
Total Questions
Total Marks
General knowledge

General reasoning
  • Sketch
  • Design
  • Drawing & essay writing
  • 5
  • 5
  • 20

AIFD WAT Exam Syllabus 2023

The candidates must keep themselves updated & know the important topics & format of the entrance test question paper. The AIFD WAT 2023 exam syllabus will help the candidate in focusing on important topics, helping them in securing good marks. Furthermore, AIFD WAT syllabus comprises 3 sections. The candidate will be asked questions from these three sections:
AIFD WAT Syllabus 
Intelligence and reasoning test
The candidates will be evaluated on their logical and thinking ability to analyze the given situations.
General awareness test 
This section will test the candidates knowledge of current affairs. It will check upon how updated one is with all the happenings all over the world.
English language and comprehension test
This section will test the candidates’ knowledge of basic English language.


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