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FDDI AIST 2023 - Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus, Admit Card, Results, Counselling Process, Seat Allotment

Updated By Lam Vijaykanth on 02 Nov, 2022 14:52

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About FDDI AIST 2023

 FDDI AIST 2023: The registration process of FDDI AIST 2023 will be initiated by the Footwear Design & Development Institute in the month of February. Candidates can start filling up their FDDI AIST 2023 application form after the notification. We will provide the direct link for the FDDI AIST application form. 

 FDDI AIST is a national-level entrance exam that is held for candidates who wish to seek admission into UG and PG courses like Footwear Design and Production, Retail and Fashion Merchandise, Leather Goods, and Accessories Design. By qualifying for this exam, candidates can get admission into 12 FDDI campuses- Fursatgunj, Chindwara, Guna, Noida, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ankleshwar, Patna, Chandigarh, Jodhpur, and Rohtak. FDDI AIST 2023 will be held in Hindi and English language only and candidates will be required to answer multiple types of questions in the entrance exam. Get to know the detailed exam pattern and syllabus of FDDI AIST.

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FDDI AIST 2023 Exam Highlights

Catch on the exam highlights of FDDI AIST 2023 below.

Exam Name


Exam Date

To be Notified

Conducting Body

FDDI (Footwear Design and Development Institute)



Exam Frequency


Medium of Instructions

Hindi & English

Exam Mode

Pen-paper mode

Total Questions

200 Marks

Exam Duration

200 MCQs

Marking Scheme

+1 for each correct response

Negative Marking

No Negative Marking

Course Offered through FDDI AIST 2023

Check out the courses offered through the FDDI AIST exam below.

BDes (Footwear Design & Production)

BDes (Leather Goods & Accessories Design)

BDes (Fashion Design)

BBA (Retail & Fashion Merchandise)

MDes (Footwear Design & Production)

MBA (Retail & Fashion Merchandise)

FDDI AIST 2023 Important Dates


Important Dates 

Online application for FDDI AIST 2023

February 2023

Last date of online submission of the application

June  2023

Availability of Admit cards

June  2023

FDDI AIST 2023 Exam Date

June 2023

Display of Rank/ Result

June  2023

Date of Online Counselling (Choice Submission and Submission of Counselling Fee)

 July  2023

Seat Allocation Result

July  2023

Deadline for Semester Fee Submission

July 2023

August 2023

Note: The late fee for General/ OBC (Non-Creamy)/ GEN-EWS Category candidates is INR 800 and for SC/ ST/ PWD Category candidates is INR 400.

FDDI AIST 2023 Conducting Body

Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) is the conducting authority of the All India Selection Test (AIST). FDDI was established in 1986 with an aim to impart education and provide and develop appropriate infrastructure for the Indian footwear industry. FDDI is a premier academic and training institution that is awarded prestigious certifications and accreditations. By offering Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes, the institute promotes excellent quality of knowledge and skill development. The institute also offers world-class infrastructure & facilities and has an excellent record of placements in the industry.

FDDI AIST 2023 Exam Centres

Captured below in the table are the names of exam centres of FDDI AIST 2023.


All About FDDI AIST 2023

Get to know everything about the admission process of FDDI AIST 2023 under one umbrella. Read on to learn all about FDDI AIST 2023.

Eligibility Criteria of FDDI AIST 2023

In order to apply for FDDI AIST 2023, it is crucial to fulfill the minimum eligibility conditions prescribed by the conducting body. The FDDI AIST eligibility criteria are different for UG and PG level courses. Get to know the detailed eligibility criteria of FDDI AIST 2023!

How to Apply for FDDI AIST 2023

Eligible candidates can easily apply online for the FDDI AIST 2023. Find out important dates, how to apply and documents required while filling up the application form of FDDI AIST 2023.

Exam Pattern of FDDI AIST 2023

Applicants are advised to go through the exam pattern of FDDI AIST 2023 thoroughly before sitting for the exam. It provides a clear picture of the total number of questions, exam sections, marks allocated to each question and duration. Being aware of the FDDI AIST Exam Pattern helps in understanding the exam and performing better. Here is the entire Exam Pattern of FDDI AIST 2023.

Syllabus of FDDI AIST 2023

Covering the entire syllabus is one great tip to increase the admission chances at FDDI. Here is the course-wise syllabus of FDDI AIST.

How to Prepare for FDDI AIST 2023

Get to know preparation tips and tricks of FDDI AIST 2023. If the question how to prepare for FDDI AIST boggles your mind, check out a few preparation hacks of FDDI AIST here!

Sample Papers of FDDI AIST 2023

Solving sample papers of FDDI AIST is one of the best moves to increase the speed and build up the exam stamina. Get your hands on the sample papers of FDDI AIST 2023!

Admit Card of FDDI AIST 2023

Admit card of FDDI AIST is an important document that must be carried to the exam hall for verification purposes. Without it, an individual would not be allowed to sit for the exam. Get the direct link and know how to download the admit card of FDDI AIST!

Participating Institutes of FDDI AIST 2023

All the FDDI Campuses consider the score acquired in FDDI AIST 2023 exam for admission. Check out all the 12 FDDI Campuses and their respective seat intake- FDDI Participating Institutes 2023!

Counselling Process of FDDI AIST 2023

The counselling process of FDDI AIST 2023 is held after the release of FDDI AIST Result. The rank and merit in the entrance exam will determine the course and campus that will be allotted to the candidate. Here is the detailed FDDI AIST Counselling Process!

Contact Details

Address: Footwear Design & Development Institute, A- 10 / A, Sector – 24, Noida - 201 301, Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, India, Telephone: 01204500214 (For general enquiry)/ 01204500203 (For admission related enquiry), Fax: 120-2412556, Email: (For general enquiry)/ (For admission related enquiry)

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Related Questions

Any particular coaching institute or books you can suggest for preparation of FDDI AIST?

-Sneha aggarwalUpdated on October 12, 2021 01:19 PM
  • 1 Answer
Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

Here are some best books for FDDI AIST preparation:

General Awareness

Newspapers, Journals, Magazines like Pratiyogita Darpan, etc.
Business Aptitude Test and Research

Commerce Class 12th Book (CBSE) for Business Studies

Verbal Ability

Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension by Gautam Puri

Arun Sharma's book for Verbal Ability

You can also go through the FDDI UG (B.Des) Study Pack for 2022: 10 books with the Previous year's Question Paper to strengthen your preparation. Some of the coaching centres for the exam are Sulekha and AFS Academy. Students also need to be fully aware of the exam pattern & …


Is the exam pattern for B.Des and BBA same for FDDI AIST?

-Himanshi aswaniUpdated on September 11, 2020 07:22 PM
  • 1 Answer
Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The exam pattern for B.Des and BBA is same for FDDI AIST Exam. Check the detailed exam pattern of the course here. Also, check out the Syllabus of the exam.

Check out the top footwear design colleges here.

To take any admission related help either dial 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or fill the Common Application Form. In case of any more queries write in the QnA zone.

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How many seats can be filled through the FDDI AIST exam?

Through FDDI AIST, around 1500 seats are filled in all the 12 campuses of FDDI.

In what mode is FDDI AIST held?

FDDI AIST is held through an offline or Paper Based Test (PBT) mode.

How many times in a year is FDDI AIST conducted?

The FDDI AIST exam is held once a year.

How many candidates take the FDDI AIST test every year?

Every year, around 20,000 students sit for the FDDI AIST exam.

How many FDDI AIST exam centres are available in India?

There are around 31 Indian cities that have FDDI Exam Centres.

FDDI AIST provides admission to which courses?

Through FDDI AIST, candidates are granted admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses like Footwear Design and Production, Retail and Fashion Merchandise, Leather Goods and Accessories Design.

What is the exam duration for FDDI AIST?

The exam duration for FDDI AIST is 2 hours 30 minutes.

Which institute conducts the FDDI AIST Exam?

The FDDI AIST exam is conducted by the Footwear Design and Development Institute, Noida.

What is the FDDI AIST Exam?

FDDI AIST is an institute level exam, that is held for admission to the design courses offered by Footwear Design and Development Institute, Noida.

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