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

AIFD WAT 2018- Army Institute of Fashion and Design

Last Date to Apply

25 March 2018
With late fee: 31 March 2018

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About AIFD Bangalore

AIFD WAT 2018 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. 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. The application process for AIFD WAT 2018 has been started and the exam will be conducted on 28 April 2018. Candidates can get here the complete details regarding AIFD WAT 2018.

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

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 2018 Dates


Details Dates

AIFD WAT 2018 Application Form
last date to apply (Without late fee)

25 March 2018
AIFD WAT 2018 Application Form  
 last date to apply (With late fee of Rs 100)
31 March 2018
AIFD WAT 2018 Admit Card Dispatch begins 31 March 2018 onwards
AIFD WAT 2018 Exam 28 April 2018 (1430 to 1730 hrs)
AIFD WAT 2018 Result 8 May 2018
Commencement of Classes 19 June 2018

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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 2018 Application Form is available to be filled by the candidates. Candidates are advised to fill the application form before the due date that is 25 March 2018. The candidates can get the application form from the link given below.

Eligible candidates can download the application form from the official website. Attach a DD of Rs. 500 drawn in favour of ARMY INSTITUTE OF FASHION & DESIGN payable at Bangalore.

AIFD 2018 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 31 March 2018 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 500
After Last Date (With Late fee) Rs 600


AIFD Bangalore 2018 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.

Fees for the year 2018-19 is under revision. There may be an increase of 10% on the above fee. Till then candidates can take a look at the last year fee structure.

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 2018 Result will get declared on 8 May 2018 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 22 May 2018.


  • 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 24 May 2018. As the final list of the selected students get announced, the same will be updated on this page.

AIFD WAT 2018 Selection Process Dates


Events Dates
AIFD Registration of candidates for institute and hostel by paying Rs.10,000 and Rs.5,000 respectively  On or before 22 May 2018
Announcement of final list of 
selected candidates for admission
24 May 2018
AIFD Joining Instructions Dispatch

25 May 2018 onwards

Payment of AIFD Balance Fees On or before 6 June 2018
Last Date to withdraw Admission 6 June 2018
Tentative dates for reporting to the Institute 18 June 2018
Commencement of Classes 19 June 2018

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 28 April 2018. 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 2018 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 WAT 2018 Prospectus

AIFD Bangalore Contact

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

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

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