AIFD WAT 2024: Results OUT, Exam Concluded (Apr 14), Exam Pattern & Syllabus, Latest Updates

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About AIFD WAT 2024

The AIFD WAT result was announced on April 22, 2024, on the official website of the conducting body. Candidates who have appeared for this entrance exam can check out the same PDF link on our AIFD WAT 2024 Results page or the official website. 

The written AIFD WAT entrance exam took place on April 14, 2024 (Sunday) from 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM. Only successfully registered candidates were issued AIFD WAT admit cards which were sent to their respective email IDs from March 31st onwards. 

Candidates who missed out on applying for AIFD this year can try again next year. Candidates must check the AIFD eligibility criteria before filling out the application form for this entrance exam. Keep a check on the official website for any updates or exam-related information.

AIFD WAT exam is conducted to grant admission to the BSc Fashion and Apparel Design and BSc Interior Design and Decoration courses offered by the Army Institute of Fashion & Design. The entrance test will be conducted in online mode and is also referred to as Online Admission Test (OAT). It is said to be conducted across 20 cities in the country. For complete information about the AIFD WAT, candidates must go through every detail mentioned on this page.

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AIFD WAT 2024 Important Dates

Army Institute of Fashion & Design will declare the AIFD WAT important dates for the 2024 academic year. Candidates can check the official dates of the exams here: 


Dates (Tentative)

Start Date to Fill the AIFD WAT Application Form 2024


Last Date to Fill Out the AIFD WAT 2024 Application Form

February 28, 2024 

Last Date to Fill Out the application form (with a late fee of INR 100)

April 10, 2024 (Last Date)

AIFD WAT 2024 Admit Card Release Date

Revised Date TBA

AIFD WAT 2024 Exam Date

April 14, 2024 (Sunday)

AIFD Wat 2024 Results

April 22, 2024 (OUT)

Registration of Candidates for Institute and Hostel by Paying INR 10,000 And INR 5,000 Respectively

May 18, 2024

Final List of Selected Candidates Announcement Date

May 21, 2024

Dispatch of Joining Instructions to the Selected Candidates

1st week of June 2024 onwards 

Payment Of the Balance of the Institute and Hostel Fee and the Last Date to Withdraw the Seat

June 22, 2024 (cut-off date)

Tentative Date of Reporting to the Institute for Admission

1st week of July 2024 onwards

Commencement of Course

3rd week of July 2024 onwards

AIFD WAT 2024 Highlights

It is crucial for the candidates appearing for AIFD WAT 2024 to take a look at the significant features of the exam. Some of the important highlights relating to the AIFD WAT 2024 exam that a candidate needs to be aware of are mentioned below:



Conducting Body of AIFD Entrance Exam

Army Institute of Fashion & Design (AIFD)

Mode of the Exam

Online (WAT)


Once a year

Exam Level


Exam Type

For admission to BSc (Fashion & Apparel Design) and BSc (Interior Design & Decoration)

Number of Sections




Total Marks



Three Hours

Marking Scheme

+1 for each correct answer, no negative marking in the exam

Exam Fees INR 1,000 

What is AIFD WAT?

Established in 2004, the Army Institute of Fashion & Design is located in Bangalore. The institute was formed under the guidance of the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) offering specifically design courses. Army Institute of Fashion & Design (AIFD) conducts the AIFD WAT exam every year, which is a written admission for admission to design courses. Check out the courses offered by the institute below:


Course Duration 

Seat Availability 

BSc Fashion and Apparel Design (BSc FAD)

4 years (8 semesters)


BSc Interior Design and Decoration (BSc IDD)

4 years (8 semesters)


AIFD WAT 2024 Application Process

As AIFD WAT application form is now released on the website. Candidates will be required to proceed with the application process by filling a google form. So, here we are with the steps to fill out the application form:

  • Step 1. Registration: The first step is to register online on the official website of AIFD. 
  • Step 2. Pay the Application Fee: Candidates need to pay the application fee of INR 1,000 to successfully register themselves for the AIFD WAT exam. 
  • Step 3. Download the AIFD WAT Admit Card: The Admit card will be released a few days before the exam date. Candidates will receive the same on their registered email ID. However, if a candidate doesn't receive the admit card within the specified time, they have to report the issue to the principal of AIFD with their name, address, and application form number.

AIFD WAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are going to appear for AIFD WAT 2024 should be aware of the specified eligibility criteria by the conducting body. 

Criteria for Children of Army Personnel

The first criterion is for the candidates who are children of eligible serving Army personnel, eligible ex-Army personnel, and wards of Army war widows/widows of the Army. Candidates who fall under the below-mentioned categories of Army personnel can apply for admission at AIFD. However, they are required to submit a certificate as specified as proof of eligibility. 

  1. Candidates must belong to either of the below categories:
  • Children of Army Personnel who have continuously served in the Army for 10 years. 
  • It also includes candidates who are children of ex-Army personnel granted/awarded regular pension, family pension, or disability pension during the time of their demise, discharge, superannuation, invalid or release medical board. This also has candidates medically boarded out and granted disability pensions. 
  1. Eligibility Criteria in Special Cases:
  • Candidates who are wards of ex-Army Medical Corps Officers / Army Dental Corps Officers who are also currently serving with the Indian Navy or Indian Air Force (IN / IAF) are eligible to apply. They must have served for 10 years duration.
  1. Adopted / Step Children and Children of Re-married Widows:
  • This criteria enables candidates who are born from a marriage where one parent has served in the Army. 
  • Children adopted 5 years before seeking admission are eligible to apply at AIFD. 
  1. Eligibility Criteria for Children of APS / MNS / TA Personnel
  • Candidates who are children of APS personnel on deputation and who have served 10 years in the Army.
  • The ones belonging to APS personnel classified as ex-servicemen as per the Govt of India, Ministry of Defence letter are eligible for AIFD WAT. 
  • Also, candidates who fulfil both above pointers and have retired without reversion to the P&T department after serving a minimum of 10 years of pensionable years. 
  • Children of MNC members who are regular members and have served for 10 years or are in receipt of pension from the Army. 
  • Candidates who are children of TA personnel. They must also have completed 10 years of Embodied Service. 
  • Children of serving Assam Rifles personnel and both IN & IAF personnel serving and retired. 
  • Candidates of civ. based on their NIFT scores or OAT score of AIFD. 

Educational Qualification Criteria 

Candidates must have passed their class 12th examination or equivalent from any stream scoring a minimum of 35% from a recognised board, affiliated with the UGC. Only candidates who have studied in classes 11 and 12 as regular students for two years will be eligible to apply for both courses namely, BSc FAD and BSc IDD. 

Physical Fitness 

Candidates must have acquired a certificate from an MH/RMO/Registered Medical Practitioner stating that they are physically and mentally fit to pursue this course.

AIFD WAT 2024 Admission Process

The admission process for the AIFD WAT exam can be easily traced below in simple steps:

  • Step 1. Sit for the AIFD WAT exam: The written admission test will be conducted online for admission at AIFD. 
  • Step 2. Check out the AIFD WAT result: The results of the AIFD WAT exam will be released online on the official website. So, candidates who are shortlisted for this exam have to pay the admission fee and secure their admission. 
  • Step 3. Wait for the final result: The final list of candidates will be announced on the official website of AIFD.

AIFD WAT 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus for this entrance exam will comprise the below-mentioned topics:

  • General Awareness 
  • Intelligence and Reasoning
  • English Language Competency and Comprehension 

Check out details about the AIFD WAT 2024 Syllabus here.

AIFD WAT 2024 Exam Pattern

The AIFD WAT 2024 exam pattern will be of 100 marks which has to be attempted in 3 hours. It will include objective-type questions and the paper will be in English medium only. There will be no negative marking in the exam. Check out more details below:



Maximum Marks 

Intelligence and Reasoning Test 

3 hours 


English Language Competency & Comprehension Test (including short essay)

General Awareness 

AIFD WAT 2024 Admit Card

The AIFD WAT 2024 admit card will be released before the exam dates on the official website of AIFD. However, if a candidate doesn’t find their admit card online, they must report it to the principal of AIFD with their name, application form number, and address.

AIFD WAT 2024 Exam Centres

During the process of registration, candidates are asked to fill out the AIFD exam centres for this entrance exam. The exam centres were allotted considering the first/second preference of the candidate and were revealed on the admit cards. Here are the exam centres that a candidate can consider for the AIFD Entrance Exam 2024 for UG courses.

City, State

Address of the Exam Centre

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Army Public School Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh - 0226002


Army Public School Shankar Vihar, Delhi - 110 010

Pune, Maharashtra

Army Public School Near Signal Regiment Southern Command, Sholapur Road, Pune - 411001

Kolkata, West Bengal

Army Public School, Ballygunge Maidan Camp, Kolkata - 700019

Bangalore, Karnataka

Army Public School, Abdul Hamid Barracks Kamaraj Road, Bangalore - 560042

Guwahati, Assam

Army School Narangi, PO–Satgaon Guwahati - 781027

AIFD WAT 2024 Contact Information

Candidates can find the contact information of AIFD below: 

Address- Army Institute of Fashion & Design, Nagareshwara Nagenahalli, Kothanpur Post Bangalore-560077

E-mail Address- 

Phone Number- 09035316000/ 8792669001/02

Important Dates

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How many seats are available for the BSc (FAD) and BSc (IDD) programs through AIFD WAT 2024?

There are a total of 60 seats for the BSc (FAD) and BSc (IDD) programs through AIFD WAT 2024. The choice of design course is to be done while filling out the application form.

What is the marking scheme of AIFD WAT 2024?

The marking scheme of AIFD WAT 2024 does not have a negative marking system. Well, for each right response, candidates will be awarded one mark.

AIFD WAT is conducted for admission to which courses?

AIFD WAT is conducted for admission to design courses namely BSc in Fashion and Apparel Design and BSc in Interior Design and Decoration. Candidates can choose as per their interests and preferences.

What are the subjects included in AIFD WAT 2024?

English Language Competency and Comprehension, General Awareness, Intelligence and Reasoning are the subjects included in the AIFD WAT 2024.

What is the Army Institute of Fashion and Design fee structure?

The Army Institute of Fashion and Design fee structure is different for Army children and Civil students. For candidates with an Army background, the fee is INR 3,03,600 and for civil students, it is INR 3,43,745.

What is AIFD WAT eligibility?

AIFD WAT eligibility enables children of ex-Army or serving personnel, and widows of the army/ war widows to apply for the design courses offered at the AIFD.

When will the AIFD result be out?

The AIFD result will be out after the completion of the entrance exam. It will be released on the official website and the dates will be announced alongside the important dates on the official website itself.

When will the AIFD application form 2024 be released?

The AIFD application form 2024 has not been released yet. However, the dates are assumed to be similar to the previous year, so, the dates should be around the last week of April 2024.

What is the AIFD WAT 2024 exam schedule?

AIFD WAT 2024 exam dates have not been announced yet. There is no official notification released by the conducting body as of now. However, you can check this page regularly or the official website for any updates.

What is AIFD's full form?

AIFD’s full form is Army Institute of Fashion and Design. It is the conducting body of the AIFD WAT entrance exam which is held to take admission of candidates in undergraduate level courses.

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