FDDI AIST Exam Pattern 2019
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FDDI AIST Exam Pattern 2019 - Footwear Design and Development Institute will announce FDDI AIST 2019 exam pattern in December 2018. According to exam pattern of FDDI AIST, the entrance test is conducted in Hindi and English medium both. The FDDI AIST exam pattern helps candidates have an insight into different aspects of the examination. The exam pattern also gives them an idea about the marking scheme for different sections, the mode in which the exam is conducted, duration of the exam, type of questions that will be asked in the exam. FDDI AIST 2019 is a computer based multiple choice examination, which will be conducted in the last week of April. The entrance exam is conducted every year for candidates who seek admission in Bachelor programmes in Footwear Design & Production, Production and Management and Retail & Fashion Merchandise, Leather Goods and Accessories Design and Fashion Design. Candidates can read complete details about FDDI AIST Exam Pattern 2019 in this article. 

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FDDI AIST Important Dates 2019

Students can view the table below to know the important dates related to FDDI AIST 2019

FDDI AIST Important Dates 



FDDI AIST 2019 advertisement

December 2018 

Beginning of online registration

To be announced soon

Last date for FDDI AIST 2019 application form

Third week of April 2019

FDDI AIST admit card 2019

Second week of April 2019

All India Selection Test (AIST) 2019

Last week of April, 2019. Open day will take place in first week of May 2019 (in case of discrepancies)

FDDI AIST Exam Pattern 2019 

Students can go through the table below to know the exam pattern of FDDI AIST in detail. The entrance test will be conducted for two and a half hours in English and Hindi medium. Each question in the exam will carry 1 mark and there will be no negative marking. There will be a total of objective type questions in the entrance test. The examination will carry the following sections. 

FDDI AIST Exam Pattern 



Total number of questions

Section A

Quantitative Aptitude


Section B

Verbal Ability


Section C

General Awareness


Section D

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 Exam Pattern Important Instructions 

  • Each student will be provided with an individual computer, user-id and password, with which test-taker can have access to the test paper

  • The questions will be displayed one at a time on the screen

  • Candidates can view the time allotted for the test on the left side of their screen

  • The time will start as soon as the candidate will click on the ‘Start Test’ button

  • After completing the test, test-takers will have to click on the ‘Submit button’

  • Students have to complete the test with 2 and a half hours 

  • If candidates are found to be involved in any kind of malpractice, they will be disqualified and will be asked to leave the examination hall

  • Students are not allowed to carry any electronic gadgets, such as mobile phones, PDA, calculators, listening , recording or photographic devices in the examination hall. 

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 comprises the topics from class XI and XII. Those who are appearing for the entrance test should be thorough with class 11 and 12 syllabus. Also, students have to stay abreast of the current affairs to prepare for general awareness section. 

FDDI AIST Preparation Tips 

Following a valuable tips for any entrance exam definitely makes the preparation plain sailing. Below is given a few tips that you can follow in order to crack FDDI AIST.

Tip 1 - Improve your speed

Speed is one factor that you cannot overlook when you are appearing for any entrance exam. Work on your speed to enhance it so that you answer all your questions on time. 

Tip 2 - Solve Sample Papers 

Practicing sample papers will enable you to know the type of questions asked in the exam, difficulty level and will also boost your speed to answer the questions. Solving the sample papers will also acquaint you with the sequence you should go about answering the different sections. 

Tip 3 - Improve General Awareness 

Students should be aware of the current happenings, but it doesn’t mean that you have to go through each and every general knowledge book. To enhance the same, you can daily read newspaper. Also, devote some time reading fashion & design books/magazines. 

Frequently Asked Questions related to FDDI Exam Pattern 2019

Question - In what mode FDDI AIST entrance test is conducted?

Answer -The entrance test is conducted in online mode and both in Hindi and English medium. 

Question - What is exam duration of FDDI AIST and how many questions are asked in the exam?

Answer - The duration of the exam is 2 and a half hours and a total of 200 questions will be asked in the exam. 

Question - What are the topics from which questions are asked in FDDI AIST entrance test?

Answer - The questions in the entrance test are based on quantitative aptitude, verbal ability, general awareness and design aptitude. 

Question - I want to know the marking scheme of FDDI AIST. Is there any negative marking in the entrance test?

Answer - There will be a total of 200 questions that will be asked in the exam and each will carry 1 mark. Candidates will have to answer objective type questions and  there will be no negative marking.

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