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NIFT

Similar to NID, National Institute of Fashion Technology too holds its entrance exam for those students, who have penchant towards Fashion Designing and aspire to become designer in the distant future. Pop up of leading design institutes like NID and NIFT have definitely widened the scope of fashion in India. Considering the enormous opportunities of employment; many students with creative instincts have started enrolling themselves to NIFT. Due to this, NIFT has increased its educational folds with number of under graduate and post graduate courses.

If you’re also one of them, envisioning yourself as India’s leading fashion designer in coming 10 years, then attempt to give a shot to NIFT by registering for its written aptitude test.
 
Eligibility for NIFT 2017:- 
 
For Bachelor Programmes:-
 
Maximum Age: 23 years as on 1st October, 2017. 
 
The upper age limit will be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe/ Differently Abled Person (PHP) subject to following qualifications:
 
Eligibility for B.Des. (Fashion Design / Leather Design / Accessory Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication)
 
The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education / State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi. 
or
General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB). 
or
Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in Foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system. 
or
A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects. 
or
3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
 
Eligibility for Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) (B.FTech.)
 
The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 
or
General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri- Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / International Baccalaureate (IB). 
or
Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 
or
A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 
or
3 or 4-years diploma in any branch of Engineering recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education
 
For Master Programmes : Age - No age limit
 
Eligibility for M.Des (Master of Design)
 
Undergraduate Degree from any Institute / University recognized by law in India 
or
Diploma in UG Design from NIFT/NID only.
Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.
 
Note: Design Space is an advanced course that demands an understanding of fundamentals in design and presupposes that candidates would be familiar with the basic skills and theories for successful completion of the programme. M.Des. would not provide any basic knowledge and skill development in design as a part of Master programme. The programme provides an option to students to earn final semester credits through 'Course Work' or a 'Dissertation'
 
Eligibility for M.F.M (Master of Fashion Management)
 
Undergraduate Degree from any Institute / University recognized by law in India. 
or
Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.
 
Eligibility for Master Programme - Technology 
 
M.F.Tech. (Master of Fashion Technology)
 
B.F.Tech. from NIFT 
or
B.E / B.Tech. from any Institute / University recognized by law in India.

 

NIFT Registration / Application Form

NIFT 2017 Online Application Form / Registration:-

 

Apply online at website:- http://www.nift.ac.in from 02nd November 2016 to 10th January 2017.

Before starting to fill up the on-line application, keep ready with you the following details / documents / Information
 
a) Valid Email ID (the email should be valid for atleast 1 year)
b) Personal and Educational qualification details
c) Caste / Tribe/ Class certificate (for SC / ST/ OBC candidate)
d) Disability Certificate for Persons with Disabilities
e) Image of scanned photograph in jpg / jpeg format and size should not exceed 50 KB
f) Image of scanned signature in jpg / jpeg format and size should not exceed 50 KB
g) Demand Draft of requisite amount ( Rs 1500/- in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) candidates and  750/- in case of SC/ST/PHP candidates) drawn in favour of “NIFT HO”, payable at New Delhi in case  making payment DD.
 
h) Debit / Credit Card details in case making online payment.
 
Step for filling application form:-
 
Action1 : Fill Application
Action 2 : Uploading image (Photograph and Signature)
Action 3 : Make Payment
Action 4 : Print Application
 
Candidates applying through Demand Draft are required to send the printout of the Application Form,  duly completed in all respect, along with Demand Draft on the following address so as to reach on or  before 16 January 2017
 
Project Manager - CMS
All India Management Association
Management House,
14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi - 110003.

 

NIFT Exam Dates

NIFT 2017 Exam Date:- 12th February, 2017
 
Test Timings
 
Bachelor of Design
 
CAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
GAT - 02.00 pm to 04.00 pm
 
Master of Design
 
CAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
GAT - 02.00 pm to 04.00 pm
 
Bachelor of Fashion Technology
 
GAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
 
Master of Fashion Technology
 
GAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
 
Master of Fashion Management
 
GAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
 

 

NIFT Syllabus

NIFT 2017 Entrance Syllabus:-

GAT for B.Des & M.Des:-

1) Quantitative Ability: This sub-test is designed to test the quantitative ability of the candidates. The sub-test may include  questions on Addition, Multiplication,  Division, Fractions, Percentage, Rate  of Interest, Work and Task, Ratio and  Proportion, and Distance.

 
2) Communication Ability: This sub-test is aimed at testing the language ability of the  candidates in day to day communication in  English. It includes questions on synonyms,  antonyms, words with corresponding  meanings, singular, plural, one word  substitutes, idioms and phrases, correct  spellings etc.
 
3) English Comprehension: This sub-test aims  to test the candidate’s ability to comprehend  a situation from a given passage, and test of  basic English language.
 
4) Analytical Ability: This sub-test is designed  to test the candidate’s capacity for ability  of inference and logic from the given  information.
 
5) General Knowledge and Current Affairs:  This sub-test is designed to test the  candidate’s general knowledge and current  affairs.
 
 
GAT for For Bachelor of Technology (B.F.Tech.), Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) and Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech.)
 
 
1) Quantitative Ability: This sub-test is designed to test the quantitative ability  of the candidates. The sub test consists  of questions on Addition, Multiplication,  Division, Fractions, Percentage, Rate  of Interest, Work and Task, Ratio and  Proportion, and Distance.
 
2) Communication Ability and English Comprehension: This sub-test is aimed  at testing the language ability of the  candidates in day to day communication in  English.
 
It includes questions on synonyms,  antonyms, words with corresponding  meanings, singular, plural, one word  substitutes, idioms and phrases, correct  spellings, comprehend a situation from a given passage etc.
 
3) Analytical Ability and Logical Ability: This sub-test is designed to test the candidate’s  capacity for inference and logic from the  given information and to evaluate the  candidate’s ability to identify a the given  problem and apply reasoning in solving the  core issues of the problem. 
 
4) General Knowledge and Current Affairs:  This sub-test is designed to test the  candidate’s general knowledge and current  affairs.
 
5) Case Study: This sub-test is based on a  situation of an industry environment. It  helps to evaluate the candidate’s managerial  ability.
 
M.F Tech will also have some questions from  the engineering field.
 
The number of questions may vary in each  section and for each course year to year. The  level of difficulty in questions for all courses  may vary. 

 

Paper Pattern

NIFT 2017 Entrance Pattern:-

GENERAL ABILITY TEST (GAT)

For Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) - Duration :- 120 minutes
 
1) Quantitative Ability - 25 Qs
2) Communication Ability - 35 Qs
3) English Comprehension - 30 Qs
4) Analytical Ability - 30 Qs
5) General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 30 Qs
 
Total - 150 Qs
 
For Master of Design (M.Des.) - Duration :- 120 minutes
 
1) Quantitative Ability - 25 Qs
2) Communication Ability - 35 Qs
3) English Comprehension - 30 Qs
4) Analytical Ability - 30 Qs
5) General Knowledge and Current  Affairs - 30 Qs
 
Total - 150 Qs
 
CREATIVE ABILITY TEST (CAT):-
 
This test is administered to judge the intuitive  ability, power of observation in concept  development and design ability of the candidate. An important aspect of the test is  the creative and innovative use of colour and  illustration skills. 
 
GENERAL ABILITY TEST (GAT)
 
For Bachelor of Technology (B.F.Tech.) - Duration:- 180 minutes
 
1) Quantitative Ability - 30 Qs
2) Communication Ability and English Comprehension - 45 v
3) Analytical and Logical Ability - 25 Qs
4) General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 25 Qs
5) Case Study  - 25 Qs
 
Total - 150 Qs
 
For Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech.) - Duration:- 180 minutes
 
1) Quantitative Ability - 30 Qs
2) Communication Ability and English Comprehension - 45 Qs
3) Analytical and Logical Ability - 25 Qs
4) General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 25 Qs
5) Case Study  - 25 Qs
 
Total - 150 Qs
 
For Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) - Duration:- 180 minutes
 
1) Quantitative Ability - 10 Qs
2) Communication Ability and English Comprehension  - 50 Qs
3) Analytical and Logical Ability - 25 Qs
4) General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 25 Qs
5) Case Study - 40 Qs
 
Total - 150 Qs
 
Short listed candidates from the written  entrance examination are required to take  the Situation test/Group Discussion (GD) / Interview as applicable (except B.FTech).
 
SITUATION TEST -
 
Shortlisted candidates for B.Des from the  written entrance examination are required  to take a Situation Test which is a hands-on test to evaluate the candidate’s skills for  material handling and innovative ability on a  given situation with a given set of materials.  No additional material will be provided /  allowed.
 
The model will be evaluated on space  visualization, innovative and creative use of  given material, composition of elements, colour scheme, construction skill, finesse  of the model and overall presentation etc.  These parameters will be checked with the write up explaining the concept behind the  model constructed. Since the medium of  instruction in NIFT is English, the write-up will be in English. No marks will be given for  write-up in any other language.
 
The use of outside/additional material in making the model/design is not permitted.  Also, candidates who try to disclose their  identity by writing any personal details  or place any identification mark on the  model/design/write-up shall be considered  “DISQUALIFIED” and the final result of  these candidates shall not be declared.
 
The evaluation of the test will be done by  the Jury on the spot. The model will not be  preserved for future reference.

NIFT Preparation

NIFT 2017 Preparation:- 

Applicants appearing for NIFT exam 2017 must give specific time to each and every topic. They must hone their drawing skill and practice writing with good speed. Practicing several hours of previous years’ papers will be a great help for you. In order to score more marks, get your basics clear. Try to work on new innovations in future designs. 

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NIFT Notification

NIFT 2017 Notification:-

 
Apply online at website:- http://www.nift.ac.in from 02nd November 2016 to 10th January 2017.
 
Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000/- (in addition to the applicable application fee) through Credit/Debit Card only. In case of Demand Draft, the print out of application alongwith Demand Draft should reach the given address before 16th January, 2017 
 
Admit Card (Online only) - 21st January 2017 (1300 Hrs)
 
NIFT 2017 Date (UG & PG Programmes):-  12th February, 2017
 
Test Timings
 
Bachelor of Design
 
CAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
GAT - 02.00 pm to 04.00 pm
 
Master of Design
 
CAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
GAT - 02.00 pm to 04.00 pm
 
Bachelor of Fashion Technology
 
GAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
 
Master of Fashion Technology
 
GAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
 
Master of Fashion Management
 
GAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
 
Situation Test/ Group Discussion/ Interview - April - May 2017
 
Declaration of Final Result (Online) - End of May/ June 2017
 
Counselling - June 2017 onwards.
 
 
 
 

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Comments (15)
i am interested in bachelor degree of fashion, please give the application details and dates.
Posted By : Manjunath
Posted On : 06 August 2013
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please visit the nift official website http://www.nift.ac.in/ go through the link.
Posted By : RAJESHWARAM ROY
Posted On : 23 August 2016
I'm b.com last year student and I want to do master in management.I'm also interested to do master in fashion management wether it is good for me or not and what is the scope of mfm. Or to mba is better than Mfm?
Posted By : anupam
Posted On : 10 February 2016
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I wan't to know about the exam of NIFT,exam date and how to fill the form,and what type of questions asked in the exam.Please mail me the details and courses fee structure.
Posted By : Shubhendra kesharwani
Posted On : 28 July 2013
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Im intersted in doing fashion designing of full course could you explain the date of entrance exam for the year 2014 and fee structure?
Posted By : Y.Savanthi
Posted On : 26 July 2013
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people interested in NIFT coaching, mail me along with your details to samhitha.nk@gmail.com
Posted By : samhitha.nk
Posted On : 29 September 2013
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I am intrested in fashion desgining so plz can u give the date of entrance exame of nift
Posted By : Madhulika jyoti
Posted On : 20 July 2013
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I am interested in fashion designing so please can someone tell me about NIFF exam How'll it?
Posted By : harshit mishra
Posted On : 05 December 2015
give me full information
Posted By : ashish shukla
Posted On : 24 May 2015
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i am intersted in fashion designing of ful course please can you give me date of entrance exam and fee structure for nift
Posted By : divyani jha
Posted On : 19 July 2013
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people interested in NIFT coaching, mail me along with your details to samhitha.nk@gmail.com
Posted By : samhitha.nk
Posted On : 29 September 2013
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Hey i m completed b.com and i want to apply for nift b.des cource can it is compelsery to give entrance exam
Posted By : Divya badlani
Posted On : 17 July 2013
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please tell me the date of nift entrance exam??
Posted By : simran jatyani
Posted On : 15 July 2013
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Plzz tell me the date of exam and where the forms are available. . In which website
Posted By : Taran
Posted On : 07 October 2015
Dt for exm is 8 Feb. And form fillngs r availbe now..so u can fill it..got it.?
Posted By : hardik
Posted On : 18 November 2014
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pls tell me the date of nift entrance exam and the requirements including the fee structure.
Posted By : paridhigoel
Posted On : 14 July 2013
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people interested in NIFT coaching, mail me along with your details to samhitha.nk@gmail.com
Posted By : samhitha.nk
Posted On : 29 September 2013
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plz can i know date of nift entrence exam in 2014. what qualification required
Posted By : medha santoshi
Posted On : 10 July 2013
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Plz can i know abt the date of nift entrance 2014
Posted By : Alekhya
Posted On : 09 July 2013
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design-9th feb techonology-23th feb(up)
Posted By : praveenmishra
Posted On : 20 December 2013
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i am intrested in fasion desings full diploma course plz tell me the date of nift entrance exam of year 2014.
Posted By : deepika sainy
Posted On : 08 July 2013
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plz tell me the the date of NIFT entrance exam of year 2014
Posted By : samiksha singh
Posted On : 07 July 2013
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I want to know the entrance exam date of NIFT please tell me to get admission in NIFT the candidate must have qualification with 80% either in 12th (m.p.c) or degree
Posted By : Anoosha
Posted On : 03 July 2013
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when does the entrance test for 2014 comes plz tell me briiefly about the coureses and the fee structure. thank you
Posted By : praveen thakur
Posted On : 01 July 2013
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I want to know the date of entrance exam of nift 2o14.
Posted By : komal rangwani
Posted On : 24 June 2013
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As per NIFT Website last date for application is 10th Jan 2015. Dates of exam are 8th Feb 2015 & 22nd Feb 2015. You can buy Study Material and Test Series for NIFT from http://silica.co.in/nift-self-study-materials.html
Posted By : SILICA Institute
Posted On : 14 November 2014
i want to know the date of entrance exam of nift 2014
Posted By : suresh sharma
Posted On : 27 June 2014
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