Admission to various courses is based strictly on merit, judged from a candidate’s performance in the written examination, group discussion, situational test and interview.
For UG Courses
Tests for FMP, FRM
A General Proficiency Test (GPT) is held for courses in Fashion Merchandising and Production (FMP) and Fashion Retail Merchandising (FRM). It would be of 60 minutes duration and it tests the knowledge of the candidates in English language to demonstrate their proficiency in language (comprehension, vocabulary, expression), mathematics (10th standard), logic etc. Successful candidates from the GPT will be called for further screening consisting of group discussion and individual interview.
Tests for FD, TD, CD, JD
Candidates desiring admission to Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design, Textile Design, Jewellery Design and Communication Design have to take the Design Aptitude Test (DPT) in addition to the General Proficiency Test. Design Aptitude test
examines the candidate’s proficiency in perception, illustration, drawing visualization, color etc.
For PG Courses
Tests for FM, GM, FR
Candidates seeking admission to Diploma
in Fashion Merchandising, Diploma in Garment Manufacturing and Diploma in Fashion Retail have to undergo General Proficiency Test (GPT).
Candidates who answered any AIMA-MAT test held in the twelve months prior to the date of the Academy’s entrance exam (see instructions in accompanying Declaration Form) and had scored at least 400 M will not have to appear in the GPT. Successful candidates from the GPT and with eligible AIMA-MAT scorers will be called for further screening consisting of group discussion and individual interview.
Tests for FDIW, TDHF
For admission to Diploma in Fashion Design Indian Wear and Diploma in Textile Design Home Fashion candidates have to appear for the Design Aptitude Test (DAT), in addition to the GPT. AIMA-MAT participants will be exempted from taking the GPT but not from DAT.
Successful candidates from GPT/ AIMA-MAT and DAT will be called for Situational Test and Interview. The situational test is a group activity in which you will have to collaborate with other candidates to implement a design brief with provided materials within a stipulated duration of time.