NIFT ENTRANCE EXAM 2018

NIFT ENTRANCE EXAM 2018

National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Exam ( NIFT Entrance Exam  2018) Aspirants who wanted to pursue their  career in design programe

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National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Exam ( NIFT Entrance Exam  2018)

Aspirants who wanted to pursue their  career in design programe should appear in the NIFT entrance exam conducted by National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) in order to shortlist the eligible candidates.The headquarter of NIFT is situated in  New Delhi. Apart from this city, NIFT has domestic centres at Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Patna, Shillong and Raebareli.

After clearing the NIFT Entrance exam candidate will be eligibile to take admission in following courses.

  • Bachelor of Design (BDes)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFTech)
  • Master of Design (MDes)
  • Master of Fashion Management (MFM)
  • Master of Fashion Technology (MFTech)

Master of Fashion National Institute of Fashion Technology offers a chance to take direct admission in the second year of Bachelor of Design (BDes)and in  BFTech programmes For this, candidates need to appear for a written test that is conducted for National Institute of Fashion Technology Lateral Entry Admissions (NLEA).

National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Exam 2018 exam registrations are started from  October 20, 2017 and the entrance test for NIFT admissions is scheduled to be conducted on January 21, 2018.

Candidates need to fulfill multiple NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 eligibility criteria if they want to secure admission in Bachelor of Design programmes offered at National Institute of Fashion Technology. NIFT offers BDes programme in the following specialisations:

  • Fashion Design
  • Leather Design
  • Accessory Design
  • Textile Design
  • Knitwear Design
  • Fashion Communication

Eligibility criteria

  • Aspirant should Have completed their +2 level (in the 10+2 pattern of examination) from any recognised Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, like Central Board of Secondary Education / State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi.
  • Aspirant should Have cleared the General Certificate Education (GCE) Exam (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB).
  • Aspirant should have a pass grade in their Senior Secondary School Examination which is conducted by the National Open School having atleast five subjects.
  • Possess a three or four year diploma which is recognised by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.

Age Limit for NIFT’s Bachelors Programmes:

Aspirants are eligible to apply for NIFT Entrance Test if they are 23 years of age or below as on October 1, 2017.

For SC/ST/ Differently Abled Person (PHP) category will be given age relaxation of five years for admissions.


Eligibility Criteria for NLEA to BDes

Candidate meet the eligibility criteria for NLEA for BDes

  • Aspirants should Have cleared Secondary Higher Secondary /10th

OR

  • Aspirant should have cleared Senior Secondary Examination/12threcognised by AIU.

AND

  • Should have cleared 3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE/AIU/UGC or a State Board of Technical Education

AND

  • Aspirant should have attended courses related to Fashion/Apparel/Textile and Accessories/Home Science/Handloom Technology/Products/Visual Communication/Graphic Design/Industrial Design/Interior Design/Multimedia Design/Apparel Technology/Leather.

OR

  • Candidates who have completed 2 year regular UG Diploma Programme at NIFT.

 

Apart from this, 15% of seats (that is, 5 seats in each course) at NIFT are reserved for foreign nationals/SAARC/NRIs. Such candidates will be offered admissions based on the below mentioned exams:

Course Examination
Bachelor Progaramme (BDes & BFTech) SAT-1 Score
Master Programme (MFM) GMAT Score
Master Programme (MDes & MFTech) GRE Score

 

 

Fill NIFT Entrance Exam Application Form

Candidates can online from the official website with  an application fee by credit/debit card or even by means of a demand Draft.

NIFT Entrance Exam Application Fee

Mode Category Application Fee
Credit Card/Debit Card General Rs 1500
SC/ST/PHP Rs 750
Demand Draft (DD) General/OBC Non-Creamy Candidates Rs 1500
SC/ST/PHP Rs 750

For further reference Applicants are advised to keep a print out/photocopy along with proof of payment of their NIFT Entrance Exam Application

Download NIFT Admit Card

After duly filling the application forms, candidates need to download their admit card  from the official website of NIFT.

Appear in  NIFT Entrance Exam

As part of the NIFT Entrance Test, candidates are evaluated on different parameters such as aptitude, skill and knowledge.

Exam will be divided into four sections which are –

Creative ability test (CAT)

General ability test (GAT)

Situation test

Group discussion/ Personal Interview.

Reservation of Seats

The reservation of seats for candidates falling under various categories in NIFT Entrance Test is as follows:

Category

Reservation

SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 27%
Differently Abled Person (PHP) 3%

Horizontal reservation for Differently Abled Person (with 40% or more disability) cutting across all sections i.e. SCs, STs, OBCs NonCreamy and General category. Campus and programme will be allotted on rotation, at NIFT’s discretion.

Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI 15% (supernumerary)
State Domicile 20% (supernumerary)

Appear for NIFT Situation Test or GD/PI

Aspirants  who have  clear NIFT entrance exam for BDes course admission then need to appear for the Situation Test round and  aspirants who wanted to take admissionin  MDes course admission need to appear for the Group Discussion/Personal Interview round.

Check NIFT Entrance Exam Results

The final  will be displayed in the official website of the design college. Candidates can view their result for NIFT admissions by filling their roll number on the official website

NIFT Counseling

Candidates will be called for NIFT counselling process as per their rank in NIFT entrance exam 2018. Separate counselling process is conducted for different design course admissions. NIFT authorities conduct a centralised counselling process for NIFT admissions in different design programes.

Aspirants are informed that they can select only one exam centre as per their preference at the time of filling the application form for NIFT entrance test. NIFT entrance exam 2018 centres are mentioned below:

Ahmedabad Bengaluru Bhopal
Bhubaneswar Chandigarh Chennai
Cochin Coimbatore Dehradun
Delhi Guwahati Hyderabad
Jaipur Jammu Jodhpur
Kangra Kannur (Kerala) Kolkata
Lucknow Madurai Mumbai
Nagpur Patna Pune
Raipur Ranchi Surat
Udaipur Vadodara Vishakhapatnam
Shillong Srinagar (J&K)

 

NIFT Entrance exam  2018 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

 

Entrance exams to all courses offered at NIFT will be taken in two phase/round.

Phase One (PBT I) of the examinations will be the first round of paper based tests.

the second round of tests which could either be paper based (PBT II) or computer based (CBT), depending upon the particular course.

For each wrong answer 0.25  marks will be deducted

Bachelor’s Programs

Design

For admission to the Bachelors of Design, the total score of every applicant will be sum of:

  • 50 per cent – General Ability Test (GAT)
  • 30 per cent – Creative Ability Test (CAT)
  • 20 per cent – Situation Test

Fashion Technology

For admission to the Bachelors of Fashion Technology, the total score of every applicant will be based on their General Ability Test (GAT) score.

Master’s Programs

Design

Aspirants appeared in test For admission in the Masters of Design, the total score of every applicant will be a sum of :

  • 40 per cent – Creative Ability Test (CAT)
  • 30 per cent – General Ability Test (GAT)
  • 30 per cent – Group Discussion or Personal Interview

Fashion Technology

Aspirants appeared in test For admission to the Masters of Fashion Technology, the total score of every applicant will be a sum of:

  • 70 per cent – General Ability Test (GAT)
  • 30 per cent – Group Discussion or Personal Interview

Fashion Management

admission to the Masters of Fashion Management, the total score of every applicant will be a sum  of:

  • 70 per cent – General Ability Test (GAT)
  • 30 per cent – Group Discussion or Personal Interview

 

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NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 Dates

Oct 2017

  • Oct 20

Applications: Start Date

Dec 2017

  • Dec 29

Applications: Last Date

Jan 2018

  • Jan 02

Applications: Last Date with Late Fee

  • Jan 09

Download NIFT Admit Card

  • Jan 21

NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 UPC

Schedule for Written Tests

 

PHASE I Paper Based Test (PBT I)

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

PHASE II Paper Based Test (PBT II)

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

PHASE II Computer Based Test (CBT)

Bachelor of Fashion Technology

  • GAT 3 Hours

Master of Fashion Technology

  • GAT 3 Hours

Master of Fashion Management

  • GAT 3 Hours

Applicants who are selected will proceed to the situation test/ group discussion/ personal interview.

Exam Pattern

GAT

The General Ability Test paper for B.Des and M.Des will be divided in the following sections:

  • Quantitative Ability – 25 Questions
  • Communication Ability – 35 Questions
  • English Comprehension – 30 Questions
  • Analytical Ability – 30 Questions
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs – 30 Questions

The General Ability Test paper for B.FTech, MFM, M.Des AND M.FTech will be divided in the following segments:

  • Quantitative Ability – 30 Questions for B.FTech and M.FTech and 10 Questions for MFM
  • Communication Ability and English Comprehension – 45 Questions for B.FTech and M.FTech and 50 Questions for MFM
  • Analytical and Logical Ability – 25 Questions for B.FTech, M.FTech and MFM
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs – 25 Questions for B.FTech, M.FTech and MFM
  • Case Study – 25 Questions for B.FTech and M.FTech and 40 Questions for MFM

CAT

The Creative Ability Test (CAT) assesses an applicants’ divination skill, observation ability, innovative and design ability. Use of color and illustrative abilities will play a major role.

Situation Test

On the basis of your  performace in CAT and GAT, B.Des applicants are called for another test called the Situation Test. Situation tests are meant to examine candidate skills for material handling and innovative ability on a given situation with a given set of materials. Assessment will done on the basis of space visualization, innovative and creative use of given material, composition of elements, color scheme, construction skill , finesse of the model and overall presentation etc.

Group Discussions

Candidates chose for Masters Programs from the composed selection test will partake in Case Study based Group Discussions (GD) and Personal Interview(PI).The duration of GD session will be usually 15 to 20 minutes. Applicants will be examined on the following criteria:

  • Ability to generate new ideas
  • Problem solving approach
  • Leadership qualities
  • Effective communication
  • Conceptual clarity
  • Knowledge of the topic assigned
  • Contribution made to the topic
  • Interpersonal skills

Personal Interview

In the PI, applicants will be examined on the following criteria:

  • Career orientation
  • Aptness for the field
  • Overall achievements in academics and co-curricular activities
  • Communication
  • General awareness and aptitude, creative and lateral thinking.

 

OMING

Contact Authority: Mr. Raj Singh, Assistant Director (Admissions)

Tel: (011) – 26542067

Email: admissions@nift.ac.in

 

Official Website : http://www.nift.ac.in/admissions.html

Phone Number : 011-26542000

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