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What does afdindia stand for?

afdindia stands for Academy of Fashion Design India. We are the  oldest design entrance test preparation center in India.

Who was the founder of afdindia?


afdindia was founded by Miss Julie James an  alumnus of NIFT, Delhi in the year 1999. The objective of afdindia is to train, support & guide aspiring students for Design, Architecture, Fashion & Art  colleges.

Which are the entrance exams trained?

We provides coaching classes for the competitive examinations in Design, Architecture & Art for  ug & pg programs. Test preparation includes creative ability tests, design aptitude test, situation test, portfolio preparation, studio test, personal Interview & group discussion for colleges including NID, NIFT, IIT, NATA, JEE2, CEPT, FDDI, MIT, UID, JNAFAU, JJ School  & other colleges of International repute. 

What is the academic background of the faculties in afdindia ?

afdindia has some of the best & creative faculties in India. They are drawn from premium institutions like NID, NIFT, IITs, SPAs, CEPT & NITs

How has the all India ranks been for afdindia?

Our students have been consistent with ranks for the past 25 years. Some of the toppers are displayed in the website. Any proof of the same can be shared upon request .

What are the services provided by afdindia?

afdindia provides end to end solutions for candidates aspiring to be in the creative industry. 

  • Pre-academic: counseling, skill set mapping that determines the students interest, desire, passion and right fit for the industry .  
  • Academics: complete preparations for all design & architecture examinations.
  • Post Academics: identification the right college & course of study, application form preparation & submision, reminders of important dates, webinars & tour of colleges, interactions with admission officers of colleges. 

Does afdindia support students in preparation for  International  design colleges ?

Yes, there is a dedicated department in afdindia that caters to international university admission. We liaison with some of the top ranked colleges in Design, architecture & Art. The support services for students includes all college admission processes, portfolio preparation, SOP, refferences, application/tution fee remittance, visa processing, pre-departure counselling, identifcation of student accomodation, meet & greet service on the 1st day of arrival.

Is afdindia providing offline/ online classes ?

We are a student centric coaching institute. Our students have the flexibility to join hybrid-offline or online classes according to their convenience and slot availability. All our programs are available in blended classroom mode, as all students have access to class resources on our learning management systems. Offline students have the option to attend live virtual classes in case they are not able to attend physical sessions.

What are the payment methods available in afdindia?

Payment facilities accepted in afdindia includes both offline and online such as Gpay, Phone Pay, Credit cards, Cash & Cheque.

How are classes conducted in afdindia?

Classes are conducted in separate batches based on  the exam the candidate is preparing for.

What is the biggest strength of afdindia ?

Being the oldest design coaching institutes in India we boast of large number of active alumni. Our core strength is the 30+ years experience of our faculty team. Our students benefit from interactions with some of the most creatively talented classmates & shared experiences with peers.