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AIFD WAT 2017- Army Institute of Fashion and Design

Last Date to Apply

5 April 2017
With late fee: 25 April 2017

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About AIFD Bangalore

AIFD WAT 2017 is an entrance exam for admission in B.Sc. Fashion and Apparel Design in Army Institute of Fashion and Design, Bangalore. The institute is affiliated to Bangalore University. AIFD WAT 2017 exam is for admission B.Sc in Fashion & Apparel Design. It is 3 years undergraduate course and is for admission to the wards of Army personnel. 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.

  • Total Number of Seats: 60 (Very limited seats for civilians)
  • 10 % of seats are offered for Karnataka Civilians

Latest Update- AIFD WAT Result 2017 is declared. Click here to check AIFD WAT 2017 Result.

AIFD Application process has been started now and the candidates willing to get admission can fill the form by following the link given below on this page. However, the important dates table is given below so that the candidates can get the detail information on that particular date.

AIFD WAT 2017 Important Dates

Details Dates

AIFD WAT 2017 Application Form
last date to apply (Without late fee)

5 April 2017
AIFD WAT 2017 Application Form  
 last date to apply (With late fee)
25 April 2017
AIFD WAT 2017 Admit Card Dispatch begins 25 April 2017 onwards
AIFD WAT 2017 Exam 13 May 2017
AIFD WAT 2017 Result 22 May 2017
AIFD Registration of candidates 
for institute and hostel
2 June 2017
Announcement of final list of 
selected candidates for admission
5 June 2017
AIFD Joining Instructions Dispatch

6 June 2017 onwards

Payment of AIFD Balance Fees On or before 17 June 2017
Last Date to withdraw Admission 17 June 2017
Tentative dates for reporting to the Institute 19 June 2017
Commencement of Classes 20 June 2017

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AIFD Bangalore Eligibility criteria

Academic Qualification: The applicant must have passed 10+2 / Equivalent examination in any Combination with a minimum of 35% aggregate marks from recognised boards by UGC / university.

The children of following categories of Army personnel are eligible:

  • Serving Army personnel: Serving Army personnel with minimum 10 years continuous service in the Army.
  • Ex-Army personnel: The children of ex-Army personnel are also eligible. The following categories fall under ex-Army.
    • Personnel granted/awarded regular pension, liberalised 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.
    • Medical officers/ Army Dental Corps officers presently serving with Indian Navy or Indian Air Force who have served with the Army for 10 years.
  • Adopted child: Adopted child of Army personnel if adopted at least five years before seeking admission.
  • Step children: Step children are eligible provided they are born from a wedding where at least one parent belonged to the Army.
  • APS personnel: The children of APS personnel are eligible to B.Sc. Fashion and Apparel Design course. The APS personnel must classify under the following category.
    • Personnel classified as ex-servicemen as per Govt of India, Ministry of Defence letter No 9 (52)/88/D (Res) dated 19 Jul 89.
    • Personnel who are on deputation and who have put in 10 years of service in the Army.
    • Personnel, who are directly recruited into APS who have completed 10 years of service and of those who as per their terms and conditions of service, retired from APS without reversion to P&T Department after completing their minimum pensionable service of which 10 years was in the Army.
  • Members of MNS who have 10 years service as regular members of MNS or receive the pension from the Army.
  • TA personnel who have completed 10 years of embodied service.

Physical Fitness: Candidates should have been certified by MH /RMO/ Registered Medical Practitioner as physically and mentally fit to pursue the course. At the time of admission, the candidates are required to submit the Certificate.

AIFD Bangalore Application form and Admit Card

AIFD WAT 2017 Application Form can only be filled online by the candidates. The Online Application form is now available and the candidates are advised to fill the application form before the due date that is 5 April 2017. The candidates can fill the online or offline form, the methods are given below.

  • By downloading the form: Eligible candidates can download the application form from the official website. Attach a DD of Rs. 550 drawn in favour of ARMY INSTITUTE OF FASHION & DESIGN payable at Bangalore.
  • By obtaining the form: The candidates can also obtain the form by post or from institute to apply through offline mode. The details to obtain the application form is given below.
    • Requesting the application form by post
    • From Institute, Army Headquarters etc: 

AIFD 2017 Application Form

Submission of AIFD WAT Application Form

The candidates are advised to fill the required details in every section of the form and to check the details of the application form before the final submission because once the application gets submitted then the candidates will not be able to do any changes.

Application forms duly completed in all respects along with relevant certificates. Candidate should mention student's name on the reverse side of Demand Draft. The documents should reach at the following address before the deadline:

Army Institute of Fashion & Design, Bangalore, 
Nagareshwara Nagenahalli, Kothanur Post,
Bangalore – 560077

AIFD WAT Admit Card

AIFD WAT Admit Card will be Available from 25 April 2017 onwards. The admit card will be available on the official website only for those eligible candidates who have submitted their duly filled application forms before the due date. 

Candidates are advised to check the details like name of the students, exam centre, exam dates etc. on the printed admit card. To get the complete details about AIFD WAT Admit card, the candidates are advised to follow the link below.

AIFD WAT Admit Card

AIFD Bangalore Fees

Application Fee: The application fee to be submitted with the last fee and without last fee are given in the table below.

Particulars Fees
Till Last date (Without Late fee) Rs 550
After Last Date (With Late fee) Rs 650


AIFD Bangalore 2017 Fee Structure

The fee structure given in the table below is for the B.Sc. (Fashion & Apparel Design) Course offered by AIFD Bangalore. Candidates can check the fee amount for the particular category of the fees.

Details Charges
One time Institute charges Rs. 51,000
Institute Fees for 3 years Rs. 4,29,740 (Army) and Rs. 5,22,485 (Civil)
Hostel Fees Rs. 1,15,282
Mess Fees Rs. 1,23,136

AIFD Bangalore Result and Counselling

AIFD WAT 2017 Result will get declared on 22 May 2017 and will be put up on the AIFD website and will also be displayed at AIFD Bangalore, college notice board. Candidates declared to have passed WAT will also be individually informed by AIFD Bangalore.

The shortlisted students will be required to pay the Course registration fee of Rs.10,000 & Rs 5,000 for hostel through a Crossed Demand Draft in favour of “Army Institute of Fashion & Design” payable at Bangalore on or before 2 June 2017.


  • Final List of Selection: After the receipt of registration fee from the willing candidates, the final list of UG admission will be announced on the Institute website on 5 June 2017. As the final list of the selected students get announced, the same will be updated on this page.

Documents to be submitted at the time of admission

Candidates are required to submit the original copy of all the following documents:

  • 10+2 or equivalent Marks Card
  • Matriculation Marks Card
  • Migration Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Character Certificate

Weightage to Gallantry Award Winners in AIFD Admission

Weightage in Admissions will be given to the children of the Gallantry Award Winners as follows:

Gallantry Award Weightage
ParamVir Chakra 5%
Ashok Chakra 5%
Mahavir Chakra 4%
Kirti Chakra 4%
Vir Chakra 3%
Shaurya Chakra 3%
Sena Medal (Gallantry only) 1%

Distinguished Service in War/ Conflict/ Hostilities

Category Weightage
SarvottamYudhSeva Medal 3%
UttamYudhSevaMedal 2%
YudhSeva Medal 1%

Before the preparation of overall merit list, the above-mentioned percentage of the respective gallantry award winner’s ward’s WAT score will be added to his/ her actual WAT score.

AIFD Bangalore Exam pattern

Duration: 3 hours

Total Marks:100 marks

Type and Language of the Test: Objective type test in The English language.

Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking.

Questions will be objective type and answers have to be marked using ball point pen only. The test will have the following components:

  • Intelligence and Reasoning Test.
  • General Awareness Test.
  • English Language Competency & Comprehension Test. (including short essay)

AIFD WAT Previous Year Papers & Sample Papers

AIFD Bangalore Important details

AIFD WAT Exam centres list is given below for the exam to be held 13 May 2017. The test Cities are spread in 6 centres in different states throughout India. The candidates can choose the test centre as per their convenience from the list given below.

AIFD 2017 Exam Centres

The candidate has an option to select 3 test centres while filling up the application form. As far as possible, the examination centres will be allotted to the candidates as per their first/ second choice. 

The organisers have a right to allot any other test centre to the candidate which is closer to the candidate’s first/second choice. But the test centre once allotted will be final and no request for its change will be entertained. Get the complete list of examination centre by following the link below.

 Complete list of Examination Centres

AIFD Bangalore Address

Army Institute of Fashion & design, 
Nagareshwara Nagenahalli,
Kothanur post, Bangalore – 560077

AIFD Bangalore Contact

Phone: 080-60669001 / 09035316000
Fax: 09035316000
E-mail ID: aifdonline@gmail.com

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