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.