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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 2020:- 
 
Bachelor Programmes - Design - 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.
 
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 Bachelor Programmes Age Limit : Maximum Age: 23 years as on 1st October, 2018. The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe/ Person With Disability (PWD).
 
M.Des (Master of Design) -
 
Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India 
or
Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.
 
Note: Master of Design (M.Des.) 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. The course would not provide any basic knowledge and skill development in design as a part of its Master programme.
 
M.F.M (Master of Fashion Management) -
 
Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India. 
or
Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.
 
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.
 
For Master Programmes: Age - No age limit
 
 
 

 

NIFT Registration / Application Form

NIFT 2020 Online Application Form / Registration:-

 
Apply online at website - https://applyadmission.net/nift2020 from 23rd October 2019 to 31st December 2019
 
Last Date with Late Fee - 04th January 2020
 
Fee - 
 
Non-Refundable Fee for General/OBC (Non-Creamy)/GENEWS Category - Rs.2000/- 
Non-Refundable Fee for SC/ ST/ PWD Category - Rs.1000/-
 
Mode of Payment -  Credit Cards/Debit Cards and Demand Draft
 
Make demand draft in favour of “NIFT HO”, payable at New Delhi. The details of the Demand Draft are to be filled in the online application form. 
 
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 04 January 2020.  
                
Project Manager - CMS 
All India Management Association 
15 Link Road, 
Lajpat Nagar III 
New Delhi - 110024  
 
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NIFT Exam Dates

NIFT 2020 Exam Date:-  19th January 2020, Sunday
 
Test Timings -
 
Bachelor of Design -
 
CAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
GAT - 02.30 pm to 04.30 pm
 
Master of Design -
 
CAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
GAT - 02.30 pm to 04.30 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
 
 
 
LIST OF EXAMINATION CENTRES -
 
1 Ahmedabad
2 Bengaluru
3 Bhopal
4 Bhubaneswar
5 Chandigarh
6 Chennai
7 Cochin
8 Coimbatore
9 Dehradun
10 Delhi
11 Guwahati
12 Hyderabad
13 Jaipur
14 Jammu
15 Jodhpur
16 Kangra
17 Kannur (Kerala)
18 Kolkata
19 Lucknow
20 Madurai
21 Mumbai
22 Nagpur
23 Patna
24 Pune
25 Raipur
26 Ranchi
27 Surat
28 Udaipur
29 Vadodara
30 Vishakhapatnam
31 Shillong
32 Srinagar(J&K)

 


NIFT Syllabus

NIFT 2020 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 2020 Entrance Pattern:-

BDES (GAT) - 
 
Duration - 120 Minutes
 
Sections - No. of Questions - 
 
Quantitative Ability - 20 Qs
Communication Ability- 25 Qs
English Comprehension - 25 Qs
Analytical Ability - 15 Qs
General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 15 Qs
 
Total - 100 Qs 
 
MDES (GAT) - 
 
Duration - 120 Minutes
 
Sections - No. of Questions - 
 
Quantitative Ability - 20 Qs
Communication Ability- 30 Qs
English Comprehension - 30 Qs
Analytical Ability - 25 Qs
General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 15 Qs
 
Total - 120 Qs 
 
BFTECH (GAT)- 
 
Duration - 180 Minutes
 
Sections - No. of Questions - 
 
Quantitative Ability - 30 Qs
Communication Ability & English Comprehension - 45 Qs
Analytical & Logical Ability - 25 Qs
General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 25 Qs
Case Study - 25 Qs
 
Total - 150 Qs
 
MFTECH (GAT)-
 
Sections - No. of Questions - 
 
Quantitative Ability - 30 Qs
Communication Ability & English Comprehension - 45 Qs
Analytical & Logical Ability - 25 Qs
General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 25 Qs
Case Study - 25 Qs
 
Total - 150 Qs
 
MFM (GAT) -
 
Sections - No. of Questions - 
 
Quantitative Ability - 10 Qs
Communication Ability & English Comprehension - 50 Qs
Analytical & Logical Ability - 25 Qs
General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 25 Qs
Case Study - 40 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.
 
SITUATION TEST - FOR UG DESIGN PROGRAMMES
 
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.
 
GROUP DISCUSSIONS AND PERSONAL INTERVIEWS (GD/PI) – FOR ALL PG PROGRAMMES
 
Shortlisted candidates for Masters Programmes from the written entrance examination are required to undergo Case Study based Group Discussions (GD)and Personal Interview (PI). GD would comprise approximately 15 to 20 minutes of discussion on a case study assigned, on which a panel of experts will assess the candidates on various parameters including:
 
1) Conceptual clarity
2) Knowledge of the topic assigned
3) Contribution made to the topic
4) Interpersonal skills
5) Ability to generate new ideas
6) Problem solving approach
7) Leadership qualities
8) Effective communication
 
PERSONAL INTERVIEW
 
Candidates shall be evaluated on the various parameters as listed below by a panel, in the Personal Interview:
 
1) Career orientation
2) Aptness for the course
3) Overall personal achievements in academics and co-curricular activities
4) Communication
5) General awareness and aptitude, creative and lateral thinking.
 

 

NIFT Preparation

NIFT 2020 Preparation:- 

Applicants appearing for NIFT exam 2020 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. 

 

NIFT Entrance Sample Questions

 

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NIFT Notification

NIFT 2020 Notification:-

 
Apply online at website - https://applyadmission.net/nift2020 from 23rd October 2019 to 31st December 2019
 
Last Date with Late Fee - 04th January 2020
 
Availablity of Admit Card from - 10th January 2020 (1400 Hrs onwards)
 
NIFT Entrance Exam 2020 Date - 19th January 2020, Sunday
 
Test Timings -
 
Bachelor of Design -
 
CAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
GAT - 02.30 pm to 04.30 pm
 
Master of Design -
 
CAT - 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
GAT - 02.30 pm to 04.30 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
 
 
Result - February/March 2020
 
Situation Test/ GD/ Interview - April/May 2020
 
eclaration of Final Result - End of May/ June 2020.
 
 
 
 

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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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