FDDI AIST 2023: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

All India Selection Test of Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI AIST) 2023 will be conducted by FDDI. Through this exam, candidates get an opportunity to get placed in UG programmes such as B.Sc – Footwear Design and Production, Retail and Fashion Merchandise, Fashion Leather accessory, Retails and Fashion Merchandise.

Candidates who wish to apply for the examination should qualify the eligibility criteria that have been laid down by the exam conducting authority. In this article, you will find all the information related to FDDI AIST 2023 such as eligibility criteria, syllabus, application form, results etc.

FDDI AIST 2023 Overview

Name of ExamFDDI All India Selection Test
Conducting BodyFootwear Design and Development Institute
Mode of ExamOnline (Computer Based Test)
Duration of Exam03 Hours (180 Minutes)
Question TypesObjective Type Questions – 70 questions Drawing Questions – 03 questions
Offered CoursesBachelor of Science in Fashion and Apparel Design

FDDI AIST 2023 Important Dates

Given that the information provided according to the FDDI is given below, the date of submission of the application form will begin in November 2022.

Start of FDDI AIST 2023 Application FormTo be notified
FDDI AIST 2023 Application Form Last DateTo be notified
FDDI AIST 2023 Application Form Last Date with late feeTo be notified
FDDI AIST 2023 Application Form Correction WindowTo be notified
FDDI AIST 2023 Admit Card Release DateTo be notified
FDDI AIST 2023 Exam DateTo be notified
Merit list display on www.fddiindia.comTo be notified
Commencement of CounsellingTo be notified
Fee Payment Last DateTo be notified
Date of ReportingTo be notified
Beginning of the ClassesTo be notified

Note: FDDI AIST 2023 Application Form Last Date with Additional late fee is Rs. 800/- in case of General/OBC (Non Creamy)/GEN-EWS Category candidate and Rs. 400/- in case of SC/ ST/ PWD Category candidates.

FDDI AIST 2023 Application Form

The applicant will check the details of the FDDI AIST 2023 Application Form in this paragraph:

  • The application form will be available from February 2023 in online mode.
  • Applicants will need to fill the application form in the online mode.
  • Applicants must cautiously check the instructions before applying.
  • Applicants are obliged to enroll on the official website prior to actually applying.
  • All the relevant data that is listed in the application form must be filled out by the applicant.
  • Before applying, the applicant must pay the application fee.
  • The applicant also should attach a scanned copy of the passport size photograph and signature along with the online application.
  • The applicant will not be able to apply for the exam without having paid the registration fee.
  • By selecting net banking/credit/debit cards, candidates can pay the application fee.
  • Until the application process is over, it is advisable to keep a photocopy of the application form for future reference.

NOTE: By paying the Single Registration Form amount, the applicant may apply for even more than one program.

FDDI AIST 2023 Application Fee

  • Candidates will have to pay a non-refundable amount of INR 600 (General/OBC (Non Creamy)/GEN-EWS Category) & Rs. 300 (SC/ST/PWD Category).
  • The candidates can make the payment of the registration fee through any one of the below given online channels:
    • Credit card, or
    • Debit card, or
    • Internet banking

Note: Students should keep, for future purposes, a copy of the application form with proof of payment.

Documents to be uploaded in the application form: Candidates are expected to upload the following documents as specified in the online application form:

PhotoJPG / JPEGMax 50 KB
SignatureJPG / JPEGMax 50 KB

FDDI AIST 2023 Application Form Correction

Candidates who submit a registration form with an application fee payment can edit their application form. This facility shall be granted under the respective logins of the registered candidates for a brief period of time. Candidates have to log in using their email ID and date of birth to make an adjustment to the registration form. Correction of the form is only permitted in specific fields and it is not possible to change all the details, applicants may change their personal information. Changing the city of exam is not permitted.

Relevant Links
Pearl Academy SOFT CET GD Goenka DAT
GLS Institute of Design IIAD  NIFT-TEA

FDDI AIST 2023 Eligibility Criteria

For UG & PG courses admission and FDDI AIST 2023 to be applicable, individual applicants for FDDI AIST 2023 must meet the eligibility specifications. Read this section carefully before applying for FDDI AIST 2023. Here are some details explaining the eligibility criteria & age limits of the different UG & PG courses.

Bachelor Degree Programs

Age LimitCandidates should be at most 25 years (maximum) as of July 1, 2023.
Educational QualificationThe applicants should have cleared 10+2 / Intermediate exam. Applicants who are appearing in 12th can also apply.

Master Degree Programs

Age LimitThere is no age limit.
Educational QualificationM. Des. (Footwear Design & Production): Appplicants should be a Graduate in Footwear / LGAD / Design / Engineering / Production / Technology or any other related program. M.B.A (Retail & Fashion Merchandise): Applicants who are graduate in any discipline ( Applicants who are appearing in Final year of degree can also apply for all Master Degree programs.)

Communication Standards for FDDI Entrance Test

Candidates are expected to have good English communication skills. Applicants need to have a solid command of both written and spoken English.

FDDI AIST 2023 Exam Pattern

In this section, you will find the Exam Pattern of FDDI AIST 2023:

  • The entrance test will be carried out in paper-based mode.
  • Applicants will have a total duration of 2 hours and 30 minutes to attempt 200 questions.
  • The questions asked will be the objective type of multiple choice.

The FDDI entrance exam pattern for bachelor and master degree programs is explained in the tables below.

FDDI Entrance Test Pattern for Bachelor Degree Programs


Section Description Sub- Component No of Questions Marks per question Max Marks
Section A Quantitative Aptitude   25 2 50
Section B Verbal Ability Comprehension 10 2 20
Grammar, Usage, etc. 30 1 30
Section C General Awareness   50 1 50
Section D Business Aptitude Test   15 2 30
20 1 20
Total     150   200

FDDI Entrance Test Pattern for Master Degree Programs


SectionDescriptionNo of QuestionsMarks per questionMax Marks
Section AQuantitative Aptitude25250
Section BEnglish Comprehension & Analytical Ability50150
Section CGeneral Knowledge & Current Affairs50150
Section DManagement Aptitude Test 50150
Total 175 200

FDDI AIST 2023 Syllabus

  • Candidates who are appearing for the entrance exam should possess ample of knowledge on
  • Questions that are asked in the examination will be of the 12th base.

For UG courses:

General Awareness, English, Mathematics and General Science

For PG courses:

General Awareness, English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning and Business Aptitude.

FDDI AIST 2023 Admit Card

  • After the successful registration of entrance exam FDDI AIST 2023, admit card will be released by the exam conducting body.
  • Candidate will be able to see his/her admit card through online mode from the FDDI official website.
  • The admit card contains all the basic information such as candidate roll no, gender, photograph, exam time and date etc.
  • The candidate should show his/her admit card whenever the invigilator asks for it.
  • Without admit card no one will be allowed to enter the examination hall.
  • Candidate should preserve his/her admit card till the entire admission process gets completed.

FDDI AIST Exam Centres 2023


Courses Offered at FDDI

FDDI offers a range of courses for bachelor’s and master’s degree programs:

Bachelor Degree Programs

  • B. Des. (Footwear Design & Production)
  • B. Des. (Leather Goods & Accessories Design)
  • BBA (Retail & Fashion Merchandise)
  • B. Des. (Fashion Design)

Master Degree Programs

  • M. Des. (Footwear Design & Production)
  • MBA (Retail & Fashion Merchandise)

FDDI AIST 2023 Result

  • After the examination, the exam conducting authority releases the results in online mode.
  • Results will be declared in May 2023.
  • On the basis of marks obtained by the candidate a merit list will be prepared and will be called for the counselling process.
  • Candidate can check the result in online.
  • Counselling is strictly based on the performance of the candidate

FDDI AIST 2023 Counselling

  • The counselling process of FDDI AIST 2023 starts from June 2023.
  • Only selected candidates will be called for counselling.
  • Candidate will be allotted a seat on their performance in the examination and can be called for counselling.
  • Applicants need to choose their preferred courses and campuses during the counseling process.
  • The eventual seat distribution will be based on the ranks / scores and choices of the applicants.
  • Students who will be allocated seats shall, by paying a certain fee, reserve their seats.
  • It is worth noting that this amount is not refundable.
  • The applicants have 7 working days to pay the balance fees.

Documents to be Carried During the Time of Counselling Programme:

  • Email address and the email needs to valid for a year at least
  • Personal and Educational qualification info
  • Certificate for caste / tribe/ class certificate for SC / ST/ OBC candidate
  • Disability Certificate for Persons with Disabilities
  • Image of the scanned photograph (jpg/jpeg format and size till 50 KB)
  • Image of scanned signature (jpg/jpeg format and size till 50 KB)
  • Debit / Credit Card details if you are making online payment

FDDI AIST Fee Structure for Regular Seats (B.Des)

Noida Campus

Other Campus



Semester 1

Semester 2 – 8th each

Semester 1

Semester 2 – 8th each

Tuition Fee

Rs. 69000

Rs. 69000

Rs. 49000

Rs. 49000

Library fee

Rs. 5000

Rs. 5000

Rs. 5000

Rs. 5000


Rs. 400

Rs. 400

Rs. 400

Rs. 400

Exam Fee

Rs. 2000

Rs. 2000

Rs. 2000

Rs. 2000


Rs. 76400

Rs. 76400

Rs. 56400

Rs. 56400

Student Development Fee

Rs. 5000

Rs. 5000

Security Deposit

Rs. 10000

Rs. 10000

Grand Total

Rs. 91400

Rs. 76400

Rs. 71400

Rs. 56400

Seats Allocated for FDDI AIST Session 2020

Course NameRegular Seats 2020Regular Seats 2020Regular Seats 2018
Leather Goods & Accessories Design-330 seats330 seats150 seats
Footwear Design & Production780 seats780 seats450 seats
Fashion Design870 seats870 seats420 seats

Contact Details

A – 10 / A, Sector – 24, NOIDA – 201 301, Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA

Tel: +91-120-4500100 Fax: +91(120) 2412556, 2411301

Email: [email protected]

Toll-Free No: 1800-180-3668


The application process is expected to start from the fourth week of November 2022 through online mode.

The registration fee payment can be made by online (debit/ credit card/ net banking) or offline (through DD) mode.

Yes FDDI AIST is a goverment college.

There are 12 campuses of FDDI.

Yes, it is UGC approved.

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