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FDDI AIST 2019 - Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) will conduct FDDI AIST on May 26, 2019 in offline mode. Interested students can start filling the FDDI AIST 2019 application which has been released on January 10, 2019 and the last date for filling it has been extended to May 6. Previously, it was April 20. Checking the eligibility criteria before filling the application form is important for students and they should fill the form only if they are eligible. The admit card for FDDI AIST 2019 will be released online on May 15, 2019. Carrying the printed copy of the admit card is mandatory for test takers to the allotted test centre. The result for the entrance exam will be declared in online mode on June 6, 2019. The common merit list for FDDI AIST will be prepared on the basis of the result and the admission to students will be given based on their performance. Students will be allotted the programme and campus based on their rank and preference. FDDI offers Bachelor programmes in Footwear Design & Production, Production and Management and Retail & Fashion Merchandise, Leather Goods and Accessories Design and Fashion Design in its 12 campuses across the country. Read FDDI AIST 2019 to know important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, admit card, result date and counselling process.
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FDDI AIST 2019 Overview
Footwear Design & Development Institute All India Selection Test
Commonly known as
12 FDDI campuses
Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI)
Duration of exam
Courses Offered in FDDI along with number of seats
These are the following courses that are offered in FDDI at an undergraduate level:
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Leather Goods & Accessories Design- 330 seats
Footwear Design & Production- 780 seats
Fashion Design- 870 seats
Candidates can check the table below to know all the important dates of FDDI AIST 2019
FDDI AIST 2019 Important Dates
FDDI AIST 2019 advertisement
January 10, 2019
Beginning of online registration
January 10, 2019
Last date for FDDI AIST 2019 application form
May 6th, 2019
|Availability of open window for editing forms||From 07th May, 2019 (12:00 hrs) till 08th May, 2019 (16:00 hrs)|
FDDI AIST admit card 2019
May 15, 2019
All India Selection Test (AIST) 2019
May 26, 2019
Result of FDDI AIST 2019
June 6th, 2019
FDDI AIST counselling
June 28th-July 2, 2019
Last date for submitting fee
July 9, 2019
Reporting at allotted FDDI campus
August 1, 2019
Beginning of session
First week of August 2019
Whats's new in FDDI AIST 2019?
According to the current notification, candidates who are applying for FDDI AIST can see the following changes as compared to last year:
- The age criteria for students applying for FDDI AIST should be 25 years as on June 25, 2019. Last year, it was July 25, 2019.
- The number of exam centres has been reduced from 38 to 30 as compared to last year.
- Candidates can only select one test centre for exam, last year they had a choice to select four exam centres.
- Also, there is a change in number of seats allocated to different programmes at its various institutes as compared to the last year.
Candidates can go through the table to have a fair idea about the seats for session 2019.
Seats Allocated for FDDI AIST Session 2019
|Course Name ||Regular Seats for the Session 2019||Regular Seats for the Session 2018|
Leather Goods & Accessories Design-
|330 seats||150 seats |
Footwear Design & Production
|780 seats||450 seats|
|870 seats||420 seats|
The eligibility criteria of FDDI AIST 2019 specifies the academic qualification and age criteria. Candidates can go through the table below to know the same.
FDDI AIST 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Students must have completed 10+2 in any stream from any recognised board, such as CBSE, IB, ICSE or their equivalent can apply. Students who are appearing for the same in the current year can also apply.
25 years as on 25th June 2019
Notes: 1) Students yet to appear for their 12th exam have to produce proof of having appeared for the examination during the counseling process of FDDI programmes.
2) If a candidate fails to produce his or her qualifying certificate before the stipulated time mentioned above, the admission for such candidate will be cancelled.
Aspirants can fill the application form of FDDI AIST 2019 in online mode from January 10 to May 6th. Earlier the last date for filling the form was April 20. A candidate can apply for more than one programme by paying a registration fee single time. To apply in multiple programmes, aspirants have to enter the programme code as per their preference. Students have to pay Rs. 500 as an application fee. The steps to fill the FDDI application are given below
Step 1 - FDDI registration
Candidates have to register first to apply for the entrance test.
Step 2 - Personal details
Fill the required details in the application form
Step 3 - Upload the documents in FDDI AIST application form
Aspirants have to upload the scanned copy of the photograph
Step 4 - Verify the details in the application form of FDDI AIST
Check the details if they are mentioned correctly, or not.
Step 5 - Submit the Form
Post verifying the details, submit the application form by clicking on the Submit Button
Step 6 - Make the payment for FDDI AIST application form 2019
Students can make the payment online
The allotted exam centre to students are mentioned on their FDDI AIST 2019 admit card. Students can choose only one test centre from the given below list while filling the registration form. FDDI AIST exam centres 2019 will be allotted on first-come-first-serve basis. The Institute has the right to add or cancel any test centre without giving any reason. FDDI will conduct the entrance test across 30 cities listed below in the table:
FDDI AIST 2019 Test Cities
The FDDI AIST is conducted in offline mode. The entrance exam is held for 2 and half hours in Hindi and English medium only. The exam pattern of FDDI AIST 2019 consists of 200 objective type of questions. Students should go through the table below to know FDDI AIST exam pattern 2019 in detail.
FDDI AIST Exam Pattern
Business Aptitude Test (BAT) for B.Des- RFM or Design Aptitude Test (DAT) for Design Programmes (B.Des-FDP, B.Des-LGAD & B.Des-FD)
FDDI AIST Syllabus 2019
The questions in FDDI AIST are based on quantitative aptitude, verbal ability, general awareness and design aptitude. The syllabus of FDDI AIST 2019 includes the topics from class XI and XII. Students have to updated with current affairs to prepare for general awareness section.
Students can download FDDI AIST 2019 admit card from May 15, 2019 (1:00 p.m) onwards. The admit card contains the following details- test centres, session and test time. Students have to take the printout of the admit, and paste a photograph on it and carry it to their exam centres. They also have to carry a valid identity proof along with the admit card, such as voter’s ID card/passport/driving license/identity card. Students must note that they won’t be allowed to enter the examination hall without a valid FDDI AIST Admit Card 2019.
Footwear Design & Development Institute will release FDDI AIST 2019 result on June 6, 2019. Earlier the result was supposed to be declared on May 30, 2019. An all India merit list will be prepared based on the result. A total of 1500 seats will be allotted to qualified candidates in 12 campuses of FDDI across India.
The qualified candidates will be called for counselling based on their rank and preference for their campus and programme. The counselling will start from June 28 to July 2, 2019. The FDDI AIST counselling will continue till the last seat is filled up. Candidates who will be allotted seat will have to pay an amount of Rs. 25000 to reserve their seats, which includes Rs 20, 000 as an advance fee which will be adjusted against the balance fee and Rs. 5000 (non refundable) as counselling charges.
FDDI AIST Counselling 2019 Reservation of Seats
Other Backward Caste
Differently abled candidates
FDDI AIST Counselling 2019 Fee Structure
Semester 2nd - 8th each
Semester 2nd - 8th each
Student Development Fee
FDDI AIST Career Prospects
Career prospects for different Programmes
Leather Goods & Accessories Design
Production Executives, Merchandiser, Designers and Marketing Manager, etc.
Retail and Fashion Merchandising
Visual Merchandiser, Store Manager, Buyer and Marketing Manager, etc.
Footwear Design and Production
Production Manager, Merchandiser, Marketing Manager, Designer and Operations Manager, etc.
FAQs on FDDI AIST 2019
Question: Presently, I am pursuing a three-year diploma after class X. Will I be eligible to apply for the four-year bachelor of design programme which is offered at FDDI?
Answer: Only those candidates will be eligible to apply for FDDI AIST 2019, who have passed their qualifying exam under the higher secondary (10+2) scheme. Such candidates should have done their 10+2 from a recognized board such as ICSE, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), International Baccalaureate or any other equivalent for the academic year 2018-2019.
Question: When will the important dates for FDDI AIST 2019 be announced?
Answer: FDDI AIST 2019 important dates are announced by the institute on January 10, 2019.
Question: If I am pursuing my 10+2 through correspondence, then will I be eligible to appear for FDDI AIST 2019?
Answer: If you are pursuing 10+2 through correspondence that is accorded recognition by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) with at least five subjects, then you will be eligible to apply for FDDI AIST 2019.
Question: What is the age criteria for applying for the bachelor's programme to FDDI?
Answer: Candidates who wish to pursue B.Des at FDDI, they should be 25 years old as on June 25, 2019.
Question: What is the last date for registering for FDDI AIST 2019?
Answer: The last date for filling the form for FDDI AIST 2019 is April 20, 2019.
Question: By when can I submit the proof of my qualifying exam?
Answer: You are required to submit the proof of your qualifying exam which could be in the form of your degree or mark sheet in August 2019 to the admission officer.