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The Army Welfare Education Society(AWES) was established in 1983, to meet the educational needs of the wards and wives of Army Personnel, both retired as well as in active service. AWES has now emerged as one of the leading group of institutions providing excellent education in such diverse fields as Fashion Design, Management, Law, Education, Engineering, Medical Science, Dental Science, Nursing, and Hotel Management.


The Army Institute of Fashion & Design, Bangalore was established by the AWES in 2004. The primary focus of the Institute is to make available excellent technical and professional education in the field of Fashion Designing and Apparel Management


    To offer fashion education coupled with latest technologies related to textiles, garment, fashion & IT.
    To synthesize the designing skills with managerial talents.
    To build Industry-Institute interaction, to carry out R & D work in the area of fashion designing & textiles.
    To develop critical and analytical learning skills together with educational and social values that contribute towards the development of fashion and textile industry.

Course Name:B.Sc. – FADMaster in Fashion & Apparel DesignMaster in Fashion Retail Management
Duration:3 Years2 Years2 Years
Affiliation:Bangalore UniversityMysore UniversityMysore University
Fees:As alloted by the UniversityAs alloted by the UniversityAs alloted by the University
Seats:As alloted by the UniversityAs alloted by the UniversityAs alloted by the University

10+2 with PCM

Candidates who have passed B.Sc. (FAD), B.Sc., BA, B.Com, Bachelor of Fashion Design, Bachelor of Apparel Technology, B.E. / B.Tech. Examinations (in relevant field) of any University / Institution or any other Examinations Recognized as Equivalent as approved by University.

Candidates who have passed B.Sc. (FAD), B.Sc., BA, B.Com, BBM, Bachelorof Fashion Design, Bachelor of Apparel Technology, B.E. / B.Tech in Textile Technology / Engineering Examinations (in relevant field) of any University / Institution or any other Examinations Recognized as Equivalent as approved by University.

Important Dates:
Approved by:N/AN/AN/A
Mode of Learning:RegularRegularRegular
Course Category:Under GraduatePost GraduatePost Graduate
Salient Features:


AIFD is situated in the permanent campus at Nagareshwara Nagenahalli, Kothnur Post, Bangalore - 77

CAD Lab :

    Style Sight - Online Fashion Trends and Forecasting website, Gerber Pattern Making software, Gerber Hardwares
    Mockshop - Retail sotware for Visual Merchandising, Reach Fashion Studio

Quality Control lab :

All testing & measuring equipment's pertaining to fibre, yarn, fabric , garment and accessories.
Basic Sewing Lab :

Sunstar Basic Sewing Machine, Thread Sucking Machine, Industrial Steam Ironing Machine, 16 thread colour Amaya High Speed Garment Embroidery Machine

Advanced Sewing Lab :

Juki make Sewing Machines, Specialized Sewing Machines, Button Hole Machine, Button attaching Machine, Feed of Arm Machine
Dyeing & Finishing lab :

Basic Dyeing & Finishing, Garment Dyeing & Finishing, Tumble Dryer - Equipment's
Resource Centre :

Various Fabrics, Finishes, Accessories, Closures and Industry required Information and Material Display
Library :

Books - 2477 books

Journals - 28 Journals

    International -
    National - 05 National Dailies and 25 Magazines

Sports Facilities :

AIFD encourages and provides both outdoor and indoor sports facilities.
Cafeteria :

A hygienic and well maintained cafeteria to provide meals and snacks to the students.
Hostel :

Separate accomodation for boys & girls.
Industry Visits, Internships / Projects: Students are involved in various projects undertaken by the Institute.


Placement & Internship

About AIFD Placement Cell:

Placement Cell is an active centre throbbing with various activities throught out the year to achieve and to gel with the vision of the institute. The well organised Placement Cell is headed by Mr.N S Srinivasan who has an expertise in both Industry as well as Academic and supported by the team of Placement Officer and Students coordinators which constitutes the Placement Committee.


As a part of the curriculum the PG students need to undergo 3 months internship in their final semester (fourth). During their Internship they need to do the project. UG students throughout their course they will undergo 2 times of Internship of one month each. They need to select the topic for their project and do the dissertation report as per the Bangalore University norms.


• Institute invites several companies for campus recruitments and also organizes off campus interviews. The Placement process starts in the month of OCT and the companies will be invited to campus in the month of Feb and Mar. • In order to equip students for the industry, the institute also provided additional inputs to students apart from regular syllabus which includes personality development programmes, Workshops, Seminars. • Students Industrial Visits along with faculty members.

Students has a wide opportunity to get into the apparel and fashion industry. At the entry level, they join the industry as Visual Merchandiser, Junior Merchandiser, Production Coordinator, Assistant to Designer, Fashion Consultant, Retail Stylist etc.,


•   Shahi Exports Pvt Ltd.,
•   Shahi Exports Pvt Ltd.,
•   Adidas.,
•   Nike.,
•   Arvind Brands Ltd.,
•   Arvind Exports Ltd.,
•   Madura Lifestyle.,
•   Gokuldas Exports.,
•   Gokuldas Images.,
•   Raymonds Ltd.,
•   Life Style International.,
•   Shoppers Stop.,
•   Marks & Spencers.,
•   Best Sellers.,
•   Globus Retail.,
•   Texport Overseas.,
•   Reliance Trends.,
•   Wills Lifestyle.,
•   Prateek Apparels.,
•   Cotton World.,
•   Orient Clothing.,
•   Orient Craft.,
•   Intimate Clothing.,
•   Tommy Hilfiger.,
•   Tata West side etc.,

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