AIFD WAT 2022: Registrations, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Books

AIFD 2022 –The Army Institute of Fashion and Design, AIFD conducts a Written Admission Test, WAT to shortlist candidates possessing an army family background to offer them admission into B.Sc (Fashion and Design) at AIFD, Bangalore. The institute has not yet released any update regarding the AIFD WAT 2022, a design entrance exam, schedule. However, experts expect it to be released around April 2022. The official WAT exam schedule will be uploaded by the AIFD authorities soon on the official website of AIFD at AIFD WAT is a national-level entrance examination that is conducted once a year. The exam lasts for 3 hours across various affiliated institutes across the country. Candidates wishing to know brief details about events that occur in AIFD WAT 2022 examination are advised to check out the article mentioned below. 


AIFD WAT 2022 exam consists of various events such as the application process, admit card distribution process, actual exam, the release of provisional answer key, results, and counseling process. The AIFD institute based in Bangalore has not yet announced any updates regarding WAT 2022 exam schedule. Candidates wishing to know the AIFD WAT 2022 events are advised to check out the table mentioned below which will be kept updated as per the official updates:

AIFD WAT 2022Dates
Application form releaseto be announced
Last date to submit the application formto be announced
Corrections in the application to be announced
Issuance of admit cardto be announced
Exam date for AIFD WAT 2022to be announced
AIFD WAT answer key releaseto be announced
Objections against the provisional answer keyto be announced
Final Answer Keyto be announced
Date for announcement of resultto be announced

AIFD WAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

It is very important to read all the eligibility criteria before applying for the AIFD WAT 2022 exam. Candidates must fulfill all the below-mentioned criteria and hold the certificates for the same in order to participate in the exam. Applicants must note that they have to send copies of these certificates along with their application form via post to AIFD, Bangalore. Check out the AIFD WAT 2022 Eligibility criteria in the table mentioned below:

Educational QualificationPass intermediate or class 12 board exams with a minimum of 35% from a known board or university across the country, 
Basic eligibility(Candidates must hold at least one of the following certificates)Child of serving Army personnel with a minimum of 10 years of job experience
Child of ex-Army personnel and wards of war widows/widows of the Army.
If a child is adopted by an Army personnel then the adoption must be done five years prior to seeking admission at AIFD
Anyone step- parent serving in the Army with more than 10 years of job experience.
Wards of those ex-Army medical officers/ Army dental corps officers who are currently serving with Indian Navy or Indian Air Force but who have served with the Army for 10 years.
Children of APS personnel classified as ex-servicemen/ APS personnel who are on deputation and who have 10 years of experience in the Army.
Physical FitnessApplicants must be certified as physically and mentally fit by RMO/ MH/ Registered Medical Practitioner to join the design course.

How to fill the AIFD WAT 2022 Application form?

According to the previous year’s analysis, the application form for AIFD WAT 2022 will be released by April 2022. Candidates who are interested to appear in the examination can register on the official AIFD by filling the application form. The process to fill the application form is fairly simple and can be done by following the steps mentioned below.

Step 1. Visit the official AIFD website by clicking on the link mentioned in the section above.

Step 2. Coming on the homepage, candidates must locate the “E-prospectus” and click on it to move forward.

Step 3. A new page will open which will have a link for “AIFD WAT Information brochure”. Download this in a PDF format and start filling it.

Step 4. Fill the application form using a ball-point pen. Candidates will be asked several details, including their personal information, education qualifications and so on. Along with this, candidates also have to stick a passport size photograph (not older than 3 months).

Step 5. Candidates will also be asked their choice of examination center. This should be based on the candidate’s ease of transportation. Mark all the choices of examination center in the application form.

Step 6. Self-attest all the documents by taking a hardcopy of them.

Step 7. Draw a demand draft as this will be charged as application form fees. This application fees will vary based on the candidate’s caste.

Step 8. Take the application form, harcopies of all the documents and the demand draft receipt and put them in a sealed envelope. Mail this envelope to the address mentioned below.

Address for mailing the AIFD WAT Application Form

The Principal, 

Army Institute of Fashion and Design, Bangalore, 

Nagareshwara Nagenahelli, Kothanur Post, Bangalore- 560077. 

The photograph of the candidate must be a passport size and have specifications of 4.5 X 3.5 cm

AIFD WAT 2022 Application Fees

Candidates have to pay a designated amount to the AIFD via demand draft, this is considered as the “application form fees” which has to be submitted in order to complete the registration process. The application form fees are based on the caste category of the candidate.

CategoryApplication Fee (₹)
General/ Unreserved750
SC/ ST500
Late fee (irrespective of category)100

AIFD WAT 2022 Admit Card

Admit card is an essential document for all candidates who are appearing for the AIFD WAT Examination 2022. It serves as the candidate’s identity during the examination as it contains important candidate-related information, their photograph, and their signature which will be tested by the authorities.

AIFD will release the Admit card in the month of June 2022 which is 15-20 days before the date of examination and all registered candidates must download it from the official AIFD website by using their application number and password. Candidates must make sure to carry at least 2-3 hard copies of the admit card to avoid any future confusion.

AIFD WAT 2022 Syllabus

Being an entrance exam, questions asked in AIFD WAT exam are based on basic syllabus which consists of Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness and English Language Competency & Comprehension. The exam lasts for 3 hours and a total of 100 questions for 1 mark each are framed in the exam. The question paper is basically divided into two parts where 70% questions are asked from basic aptitude syllabus and the rest 30% are asked from Fashion & Design based syllabus. Check out the entire AIFD WAT 2022 Syllabus in the table mentioned below:

General Knowledge

  • History of Art and Design History of Religion
  • Ruling Dynasties
  • Freedom Movements
  • Current Affairs – Sports, Awards
  • Films General ScienceType of Contemporary Designing
  • Technology and Fashions Companies and Brands

General Reasoning

  • Find the odd one out
  • Relations
  • Basic mathematical calculations
  • Matching the related words Coding & Decoding

Sketch, Design, Drawing and Essay Writing

  • Draw a sketch of any of the following : image of Dress
  • Ring, Necklace, Hat, and Pendant in different geometric shapes etc.
  • Draw any given scene like Nature Scenery, Raining, Crowd, Bus Stop, Restaurant, Temple, Garden, School etc and write some descriptive lines on it.

AIFD WAT 2022 Exam Pattern

The Army Institute of Fashion and Design conducts the WAT 2022 exam for a total of 3 hours where 100 questions are framed for a total of 100 marks. The exam paper is basically divided into two sections. Section 1 consists of questions which are framed to judge candidates’ basic aptitude. On the other hand, candidates’ creativity and drawing skills are judged in the second part of the paper. Candidates are also asked to describe their sketch in a few words which is also part of this assessment. Candidates are advised to check out the AIFD WAT 2022 Exam pattern and marking scheme in the list mentioned below:

  • Exam Mode: Offline pen-paper based mode.
  • Number of sessions: 1 session.
  • Language of paper: English.
  • Number of Questions: 100
  • Type of questions: 70% Multiple Choice Questions + 30% Sketch based question
  • Exam duration: 3 hours
  • Marks for correct answer: +1
  • Marks for incorrect answer: 0
  • Marks for unattempted questions: 0
  • Subjects: Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness and English Language Competency & Comprehension

AIFD WAT 2022 Preparation Books

Candidates searching for a list of books to prepare for the AIFD WAT 2022 exam can find it in the table mentioned below. The table also consists of links to purchase these books mentioned in the column beside the title of the books. Candidates are advised to select one book for each of the following subjects : Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness and English Language Competency & Comprehension and stick to it while preparing for the exam. 

BooksPurchase Link
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning-R.S. Aggarwal, S. ChandBuy Here
How To Crack Test of Reasoning-Jaikishan, PremkishanBuy Here
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning-R.S. Aggarwal, S. ChandBuy Here
How To Crack Test of Reasoning-Jaikishan, PremkishanBuy Here
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning-R.S. Aggarwal, S. ChandBuy Here

AIFD WAT 2022 Exam Cut Off Marks

Applicants who appeared in the AIFD WAT 2022 exams and are wishing to secure their seat in AIFD, Bangalore for B,Sc in Fashion and Design need to qualify the exam with minimum qualifying marks. AIFD WAT 2022 Cut off marks will be declared after the announcement of results. Cut off marks may vary as per the reservation categories proposed by the institute.  The cut off marks will be updated on the official website of AIFD mentioned above. Applicants can also check the same in the table mentioned below:

GeneralTo be announced
OBC | EWSTo be announced
SCTo be announced
STTo be announced

AIFD WAT 2022 Result

For the academic year 2022, AIFD will release the Result in the month of August 2022. This is based on the previous year analysis. AIFD also keeps a cutoff criteria every year and this varies based on the caste of  the students. The cutoff criteria for each year is calculated on the basis of the number of candidates appearing and the level of difficulty of the exam.

Candidates can check their results from the official website of AIFD by using their application and password. Along with the result, candidates will also be provided with the AIFD WAT cutoff list. Based on this cutoff list, candidates can see whether they have qualified or not. Qualified candidates will be allowed to appear for the Counseling rounds.

AIFD WAT 2022 Counseling

All candidates who have successfully cleared their AIFD WAT Examination 2022 will be allowed to appear for the counseling process. Counseling is basically a process conducted to allot seats to candidates based on their marks/merit. For the academic year 2022, the AIFD WAT test will be conducted from August.

Below mentioned is the complete process regarding the AIFD WAT Counseling.

  • Visit the official AIFD and fill out the application form for counseling.
  • Submit scanned copies of all documents required by AIFD.
  • Fill in the streams in colleges of choice.
  • After submitting the application form, candidates will be called to a document verification center where all their documents will be verified.
  • Once all documents are verified, candidates will be allowed to participate in the counseling rounds.

Documents required for AIFD WAT 2022 Counseling Process

  • 10th and 12th class mark sheets
  • Migration certificate
  • AIFD WAT 2022 result
  • AIFD WAT 2022 admit card
  • Medical certificate
  • ID proof
  • Birth certificate

About AIFD

Army Institute of Fashion and Design was set up in the year 2004 and is situated in Bangalore, Karnataka. Just the offspring of qualified serving armed force faculty, qualified ex-armed force staff and wards of war widows/widows of the military are qualified to apply for the courses presented by AIFD. The school is subsidiary to Bangalore North University.

The school offers B.Sc. in Fashion and Apparel Design course at the under graduate level. Armed force Institute of Fashion and Design likewise offers M.Sc. ATM in Fashion and Apparel Design.


Q. When will the application form for AIFD WAT 2022 release?

A. The tentative date of release of AIFD WAT 2022 is in the month of April 2022.

Q. How can candidates apply for AIFD WAT 2022 Examination?

A. To apply for the AIFD WAT 2022 examination, candidates must take a printout of the application, fill this and submit. Detailed process is mentioned in the article above.

Q. What are specifications for the passport size photograph uploaded in the AIFD WAT Application form?

A. The image size for the candidate’s photograph is 4.5 X 3.5 cm.

Q. What is the AIFD WAT application form fees for SC/ST candidates?

A. To successfully register for the AIFD WAT Examination, candidates have to pay fees based on their caste category. For SC/ST candidates, Rs. 500.

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