NIFT Exam Pattern 2021

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National Institute of Fashion Technology is an institute of national level for UG and PG courses in fashion technology.

NIFT test the candidate՚s ability in like aptitude, knowledge in the field of fashion technology, creative ability, situation analysis etc.

The exam divided into four section.

  • Creative ability test (CAT)
  • General Ability Test (GAT)
  • Situation Test
  • Group discussion/Personal Interview

More about exam are given below table.

Details of NIFT Exam
Mode of examPen – paper based test
Medium of examEnglish
DurationB. Des and M. Des – 120 minutes B. F. Tech, M. F. Tech and M. F. MT GAT -180 minutes
Stages of exam4, Creative ability test, general ability test, Situation test, Group discussion/Personal Interview

Creative Ability Test

The first step of NIFT exam is Creative Ability Test. CAT is conducted for the test of the candidate՚s skills in sketching, inventiveness, and adeptness to use of colors. Apart, from this observation skills concepts development and design skills.

General Ability Test

General Ability Test is conducted for the test of candidate՚s skills and knowledge in quantitative aptitude, communication ability, English comprehension, analytical ability, GK and current affairs.

Situation Test

Situation test is designed to evaluate and test candidates for material handling, and innovative ability as per given situation and material provided.

Interview/Group Discussion

The Interview/GD rounds would be held to test aspirant՚s ability to communicate and comprehend things.

NIFT Marking Scheme

Marking scheme for GAT (For B. Des and M. Des) , and for B. F. Tech, M. F. Tech, and M. F. M, courses

GAT (For B. Des Course)

Section Wise Weightage for NIFT B Des
SectionWeightage
Quantitative ability20
Communication ability25
English Comprehension25
Analytical ability15
GK and Current affairs15
Topic Weightage for NIFT GAT B Des Exam

GAT (For M. Des Courses)

Section Wise Weightage for NIFT M Des
SectionWeightage
Quantitative ability20
Communication ability30
English Comprehension30
Analytical ability25
GK and Current affairs15
Topic Weightage for NIFT GAT M Des Exam

For B. F. Tech, M. F. Tech, and M. F. M, Courses

Section Wise Weightage for NIFT BFM and MFM Exam
SectionWeightage
Quantitative ability30 (10 question for MFM)
Communication ability45 (50 questions for MFM)
English Comprehension25
Analytical ability25
GK and Current affairs25
Case study25 (40 questions for MFM)
Topic Weightage for NIFT GAT BF and MF

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