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AIFD Bangalore UG PG Admission 2021: Application Process (Closed), Exam Date (Aug 8), Eligibility & Selection Process

Subhashri Roy
Subhashri RoyPublished On: July 27, 2021

The AIFD Entrance Exam is scheduled to be held on August 08, 2021 and the last date to register was July 26, 2021. Candidates seeking admission may scroll through this article to find out the details regarding the UG and PG AIFD admissions 2021.

AIFD Bangalore UG PG Admission 2021: Application Process (Extended), Exam Date (Aug 1), Eligibility & Selection Process

Army Institute of Fashion & Design, popularly known as AIFD, conducts entrance exams for the admission of candidates to UG and PG design courses. Established in 2004, AIFD is one of the most popular design institutes in the country that imparts quality education in the field of Design and Fashion. AIFD Bangalore conducts AIFD OAT/ WAT 2021 for UG programmes and AIFD CAT 2021 followed by a personal interview for postgraduate programmes. The last date to register for AIFD Exam was July 26, 2021. The exam date has also been postponed from August 01 to August 08, 2021.

The AIFD Application forms are released online for the undergraduate course, i.e. B.Sc FAD. Candidates are required to fill and submit the form before the last date ends. The three-year UG course in Fashion and Apparel Design is affiliated with Bangalore North University. The Design institute also offers an M.Sc degree in Fashion and Apparel Design, which is also affiliated with Bangalore North University. 

Candidates who seek admission to B.Sc and M.Sc courses in Fashion and Apparel Design may scroll through this article to find the details regarding the AIFD application process, eligibility criteria, and henceforth. Aspirants can take a look at all the different aspects of AIFD Bangalore UG and PG Admission 2021.

AIFD Bangalore UG and PG Admission 2021: Important Dates

The important dates for AIFD UG and PG admissions have been given below.

For UG Course

Check the entire admission schedule and important dates related to the AIFD Bangalore UG Admission 2021 here.


Important Dates (New)

Beginning of Application Process

May 10, 2021

Last Date to submit Application Form

July 26, 2021 (Closed)

Scrutiny of Application Form

July 27, 2021

Availability of Admit Cards

To be Announced

Exam Date 

August 08, 2021 (Postponed)

Date of Declaration of Results

To be Announced

Selection List of Students

To be Announced

Last Date to Make Payment

To be Announced

Last Date to Withdraw Seat

To be Announced

Date of Reporting

To be Announced

Commencement of Course

To be Announced

For PG Course

Provided below are the tentative dates and the important events associated with AIFD PG admissions 2021. The confirmed dates will be updated here as soon as they are released.


Important Dates

Beginning of Application Process

August 2021

Last Date to submit Application Form

August 2021

Last Date for scrutiny of Application Form

August 2021

Availability of Admit Cards

August 2021

Exam Date 

August 2021

Date of Declaration of Results

August 2021

Selection List of Students

August 2021

Last Date to Make Payment

August 2021

Last Date to Withdraw Seat

August 2021

Date of Reporting

August 2021

Commencement of Course

August 2021

Courses Offered through AIFD Bangalore Admission 2021

The courses provided for AIFD Admission 2021 are as follows:

Course Name


Seat Intake

B.Sc Fashion & Apparel Design

3 Years (6 Semesters)

60 Seats

M.Sc Fashion & Apparel Design

2 Years (4 Semesters)

20 Seats

Also Read: List of Top 10 Design Colleges in India: Features, Courses & Fees

AIFD Bangalore Application Process 2021

Application Process for UG Course

The application process for the year 2021 for the AIFD Bangalore UG course has already begun. Follow the below-mentioned steps to apply:

  • Visit the official website of AIFD.

  • Click on "UG Admission Application for 2021-2020".

  • Click on "New Registration" and register yourself by putting in details like Full Name, Date of Birth, Email ID, Mobile Number, Gender and Marital Status.

  • Log in and submit the online application form after paying the registration fee online.

  • Three choices for the examination centre shall be included in the online form.

Application Process For PG Course

For PG admissions, candidates have to register in offline mode. Below-mentioned is the pointers to apply for the PG course.

  • Fill the form given at the end of the e-prospectus of AIFD.

  • A demand draft for Rs 500 shall be payable at Bangalore towards application in favour of AIFD, Bangalore.

  • Money order/Postal order/Cheque shall not be accepted.

  • The duly filled form shall be sent to the Principal, Army Institute of Fashion & Design, Kothanur Post, Nagareshwara Nagenahalli, Bangalore – 560077.

  • A late fee of Rs 100 shall be paid if submitting after the deadline ends.

Also Read: Top 10 Entrance Exams for Design Courses in India

AIFD Bangalore Application Fee 2021

Check out the application fee of UG and PG courses offered by AIFD below:

Course Name

Application Fee

Payment Method

B.Sc Fashion & Apparel Design

Rs. 750

Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking

BMSc Fashion & Apparel Design

Rs. 500

Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking

Documents Required for AIFD Bangalore UG and PG Admission 2021

Check out the list of documents required in order to participate in the application process of AIFD Bangalore:

Documents for UG Courses

Documents for PG Courses

Original 11th standard Mark Sheet

Documents Required for PG Course

Original Class 10th Mark Sheet

Original 12th standard mark sheet

Original 12th standard Transfer Certificate

Original Migration Certificate

Original 12th standard Mark Sheet

Original Graduation Certificate

Original 12th standard Character Certificate

Original TC/Character Certificate

Original 12th standard Migration Certificate

Original All semester-wise mark sheet


Original 10th standard mark sheet

AIFD Bangalore Eligibility Criteria 2021

Provided below are the AIFD Eligibility Criteria for Both UG and PG programmes:

Educational Qualification for B.Sc (FAD):

  • Candidate must have passed 10+2 with the same combination of subjects recognized by UGC/University.

  • The candidate must have obtained not less than 35% marks in aggregate.

  • Candidates who have passed their 12th examination as a regular candidates shall only be eligible for the B.Sc course.

  • Candidates who have passed 10+2 through the Distance Education System or the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) must have the same combination of subjects in the 11th and 12th standard.

Detailed AIFD Eligibility Criteria for UG Courses

Educational Qualification for M.Sc (FAD):

  • Candidates must have passed the three-year Bachelor's degree examination of Bengaluru North University or any other University.

  • The subjects shall be considered equivalent to Science/Engineering in Fashion and Apparel Design/Textiles and Clothing/Fashion Designing/Apparel and Fashion Technology/Costume Design and Fashion/Costume & Apparel Design/Textile Technology/Silk Technology.

  • Candidates must have scored not less than 50% marks in aggregate in graduation.

Admission to the UG course shall be for the children of eligible serving Army personnel, eligible ex-Army personnel and children of widows of the Army/war widows. The applicants must belong to any of the following categories:

  1. Children of serving Army personnel with not less than 10 years of continuous service in the Army.

  2. Children of ex-Army personnel awarded/granted a regular pension, family pension or disability pension, liberalised family pension at the time of superannuation, demise, release medical board/invalid medical board, discharge.

  3. Adopted child of Army personnel in case of adoption at least 5 years before seeking admission.

  4. Eligible step children who are born from a wedding where at least one parent belonged to the Army.

  5. Children of ex-Army medical officers/Army Dental Corps officers presently serving with Indian Air Force/Indian Navy who has worked with the Army for 10 years.

  6. Wards of APS personnel, recognised as ex-servicemen according to the Government of India, Ministry of Defence.

  7. Wards of APS personnel on deportation and who have served the Army for 10 years.

  8. Children of APS personnel who have served APS for 10 years and those who have retired from APS without reversion to P&T Department after completion of their minimum pensionable service of 10 years in the Army.

  9. Wards of MNS members who have 10 years service as regular members of MNS or are in receipt of a pension from the Army.

  10. Wards of only those TA personnel who have completed 10 years of embodied service.

  11. The candidate must be certified by MH/RMO/Registered Medical Practitioner as mentally and physically fit to pursue the UG/PG course.

For the PG Course, the Unsubscribed seats for Army wards shall be filled up according to the following:

  • Wards of ex-Army personnel who have served for 5 to 10 consecutive years shall be given first priority.

  • Wards of persons of Assam Rifles shall be given second priority.

AIFD Bangalore Selection Process 2021

Provided below is the selection process of AIFD Bangalore for UG and PG programmes:

Selection Process for AIFD UG Course:

B.Sc (FAD) aspirants shall be selected on the basis of their scores obtained in the Computer Based Test (CBT). Check out the detailed information related to the AIFT CBT, also known as AIFD OAT 2021/ AIFD WAT 2021.

How to Prepare for AIFD OAT 2021

Exam Pattern of AIFD OAT 2021

Syllabus of AIFD OAT 2021

Result of AIFD OAT 2021

Sample Papers of AIFD 2021

Selection Process for AIFD PG Course:

Selection of candidates seeking admission to the M.Sc (FAD) course shall be on the basis of their performance in the Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) and personal interview rounds. Applicants with higher marks are given preference over the other candidates.

AIFD Bangalore Fee Structure 2021

The AIFD fee structure for UG and PG courses has been captured here:

Fee Structure of AIFD UG Course:

Go through the image below to get a clear picture of the AIFD UG course fee structure.

UG Fee Structure for AIFD

Fee Structure of AIFD PG Course:

The fee structure of AIFD Bangalore for the PG course is as follows.

PG Fee Structure for AIFD

About AIFD Bangalore UG and PG Entrance Exams 2021

Check out the highlights of AIFD Bangalore UG and PG Entrance Exam 2021 below:




Conducting Body

Army Institute of Fashion & Design (AIFD)

Army Institute of Fashion & Design (AIFD)

Exam Mode



Exam Level

Undergraduate Level

Postgraduate Level

Exam Frequency

Once a Year

Once a Year

Medium of Instructions

English only

English only

Total Questions

100 Questions

100 Questions

Type of Questions



Exam Sections

Part 1: General Ability Test

Part 2: Design Aptitude Test

Intelligence and Reasoning

General Awareness 

English Language Competency & Comprehension

Exam Duration

3 hours (2: 30 PM- 5:30 PM)

3 hours

Negative Marking



Marks per Correct Attempt



Marks per Unanswered Question



Total Marks

100 Marks

100 Marks

Top Fashion Design Colleges for Admission

Here is the list of top fashion design colleges other than Army Institute of Fashion & Design, Bangalore that you can consider for admission. Click on the links below to directly apply for admission in any desired college. You can also explore the entire list of top Fashion Design colleges.

College Name


Pearl Academy

Mumbai, Maharashtra

LISAA School of Design (LISAA)

Bangalore, Karnataka

Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS)

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women's University - JVWU

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Axis Colleges

Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Dr. M.G.R. Educational And Research Institute (DRMGRERI)

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya (KMV)

Jalandhar, Punjab

Sanskriti University

Mathura, Uttar Pradesh

Arch Academy of Design

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Maeer's MIT Institute of Design (MITID)

Pune, Maharashtra

Hope the information helped you regarding AIFD admissions. If you are willing to take admission in some of the popular Design Colleges in India, feel free to give a call to our admission experts on 1800-572-9877 (toll-free). You can also apply for admission to multiple colleges through the Common Application Form. In case of any queries, write to us on the QnA zone.

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