Fashion Designing Entrance Exams in 2018

Have you passed 12th standard? Do you want to become a Fashion Designer? If yes, this article will be of help to you. Here, I’ve listed down some of the popular Fashion Designing entrance exams after 12th in 2018.

Design Entrance exams

Fashion Designing is a part of Design education. In India, Fashion Designing courses are available in formats such as –


12th passed students have access to Bachelor’s Degree, Diploma as well as ITI/Vocational courses. Among these programs, Bachelor’s Degree courses are the best!


Some of the notable Bachelor’s Degree Fashion Designing programs are –

  • B.Tech. in Fashion Design
  • B.Des. Fashion Design
  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology


Apart from that, there also exists may allied B.Des. courses such as –

  • B.Des. Accessory Design
  • B.Des. Leather Design
  • B.Des. Jewellery Design


In short, Designing is a very vast field and fashion designing is a part of it. Here are some of the notable Design Colleges offering these courses in India –

  • NIFT
  • NID
  • IICD
  • SOFT
  • SEAT
  • AIFD


To secure admission in these reputed institutes, one must crack relevant entrance exams. Design entrance exams are carried out at three main levels. They are –

  • National Level
  • State Level
  • College/Institute Level


Here’s the list of some popular Design entrance exams in India after 12th –


Fashion Design Entrance Exams After 12th

  • NIFT entrance by National Institute of Fashion Technology
  • NID Entrance exam by National Institute of Design
  • CEED by IIT Bombay
  • UCEED by IIT Bombay
  • SOFT Entrance exam by School of Fashion Technology
  • AIEED by Arch Academy of Design
  • SEAT Entrance exam by Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology
  • SET (Design) Entrance exam by Symbiosis Institute of Design
  • AIFD Entrance exam by Army Institute of Fashion Design
  • IICD Entrance exam by Indian Institute of Crafts and Design
  • PEARL Entrance exam by PEARL Academy
  • FDDI AIST by Footwear Design and Development Institute


Aspirants may apply for the above mentioned entrance exams after completing 12th standard. Note that there could be certain eligibility criteria associated with each entrance exam!


The above mentioned entrance exams will help you pursue Fashion Designing as well as allied (Design) courses. Also check out – Engineering entrance exams. All the best!

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