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NIFT 2022 Exam Date

To be Announced
Name of the Examination
National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Examination
Common Name
NIFT
Conducting Body
National Institute of Fashion Technology
Frequency of the Exam
Once a Year
Exam Level
National Level

What is the NIFT Entrance Exam?

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) conducts the NIFT Entrance Exam every year to grant admission for its Fashion Designing courses. 

Following are the courses offered by the esteemed institute: 

Undergraduate NIFT Courses:

  1. Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech)
  2. Bachelor of Design (B.Des)

Postgraduate NIFT Courses: 

  1. Master of Design (M.Des)
  2. Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech)
  3. Master of Fashion Management (MFM)

Candidates looking forward to getting into the thrilling field of Fashion can also pursue the above-mentioned courses from any of the Top Colleges in Bangalore

They can check out the necessary requirements and seek Admissions in Bangalore to kickstart a career in this creatively-demanding field. 

NIFT 2022 application and exam dates will be announced soon. To get into the undergraduate courses, candidates have to complete their 10+2 from a recognized educational institution. 

For postgraduate courses, candidates have to complete their graduation in the relevant field from a recognized university. 

NIFT Exam Details: 

Mode of Registration
Online
Mode of NIFT Examination
Offline (Pen and Paper-Based Exam)
Language
English/ Hindi
Validity of Score
Current Academic Year

NIFT Exam Dates:

NIFT 2022 Events
Dates (Tentative)
Registration Begins
To be Announced
Last Date to Apply
To be Announced
Application Form Correction Window
To be Announced
Release of NIFT Admit Card
To be Announced
Free NIFT Mock Test
To be Announced
Exam Date
To be Announced
Release of Answer Key
To be Announced
Result Announcement
To be Announced

NIFT Registration: 

Candidates can register for NIFT Entrance Exam by following the below-mentioned steps: 

Step 1: Candidates have to visit the official website of NIFT. 

Step 2: They need to click on the appropriate link and fill in the required details. 

Step 3: After submitting the details, candidates will get an email notifying their registration. 

Candidates have to log in using their email id and date of birth to access their dashboard. 

How to fill up the NIFT 2022 Application Form? 

Step 1: Candidates need to log in using their email id and date of birth. 

Step 2: They have to fill in the required details such as Personal, Educational, Address, and others. 

Step 3: They have to upload their Photograph and Signature in the required format. 

Step 4: They have to pay the required application fee and recheck the form. 

Step 5: Candidates can make any changes, if required, and submit the application form for future reference. 

NIFT Application Fee:
Category
Registration Fees (In Rupees)
General 
2,000
SC, ST, and PwD
1,000

Documents Required:

Documents
Specifications
Photograph

Size: 50 KB

Format: JPG or JPEG

Signature

Size: 50 KB

Format: JPG or JPEG

NIFT 2022 Exam Centres: 

Kolkata
Bengaluru
Chennai
Delhi
Ahmedabad
Nagpur
Mumbai
Bhubaneshwar
Pune
Dehradun
Patna
Surat
Visakhapatnam
Jaipur
Nagpur
Hyderabad
Madurai
Udaipur

NIFT Syllabus and Books: 

A) Syllabus for General Aptitude Test (GAT) (For B.Des and M.Des Program):

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Analytical Ability
  • English Comprehension
  • Communication Ability
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs

B) Syllabus for General Aptitude Test (GAT) (For B.F.Tech, MFM, and M.F.Tech Program):

  • Quantitative Ability
  • English Comprehension
  • Analytical Ability
  • Communication Ability
  • Case Study

Books for GAT:

Books
Author(s)/ Publisher
NIFT Entrance Examination (Guide)
D Mittal
NIFT Entrance Examination Preparation Guide
Prashant Kumar
NIFT Entrance Exam Self Study Guide
Arihant
NIFT Exam Guide
Dr. R. P. Datason
Concepts of Pattern Grading: Techniques for Manual and Computer Grading
Carolyn L. Moore, Kathy K. Mullet, and Margaret B. Prevatt Young

C) Syllabus for Creative Ability Test (CAT) (For B.Des and M.Des Program):

  • Creativity
  • Observation Power
  • Innovation in the Development of a Concept
  • Design Ability
  • Innovative use of Colours
  • Illustration Skills

Books for CAT:

The CAT section under NIFT focuses more on the creativity of the students. Hence, students are required to practise well for the topics. 

They can refer to art styles of famous artists, art forms of different regions, and others to derive inspiration and prepare themselves. 

NIFT Exam Pattern:

Exam Pattern for GAT Exam: 

A) GAT for B.Des Program:

Total Number of Questions
100
Total Marks
100
Time Limit
2 Hours
Division of Section

Section A: Quantitative Ability

Section B: Analytical Ability

Section C: English Comprehension

Section D: Communication Ability

Section E: General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Marking Scheme
+1 for Every Correct Answer and -0.25 for Every Incorrect Answer

B) GAT for M.Des Program:

Total Number of Questions
120
Total Marks
120
Time Limit
2 Hours
Division of Section

Section A: Quantitative Ability

Section B: Analytical Ability

Section C: English Comprehension

Section D: Communication Ability

Section E: General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Marking Scheme
+1 for Every Correct Answer and -0.25 for Every Incorrect Answer

C) GAT for B.F.Tech, MFM, and M.F.Tech: 

Total Number of Questions
100
Total Marks
100
Time Limit
3 Hours
Division of Section

Section A: Quantitative Ability

Section B: Analytical Ability

Section C: English Comprehension

Section D: Communication Ability

Section E: Case Study

Marking Scheme
+1 for Every Correct Answer and -0.25 for Every Incorrect Answer

Exam Pattern for CAT Exam:

CAT exam is conducted for the students seeking admissions in B.Des and M.Des programs. It's a paper-pencil based exam, and the time allotted for this exam is 3 hours. 

NIFT Preparation Tips: 

Candidates can follow the below mentioned preparation tips for this exam: 

  • Get a proper hang of the NIFT syllabus to learn all about the topics that will be asked in the exam. 
  • Revise properly and make sure not to miss out on the previous year's question papers. 
  • Create detailed notes that will help in the last minute preparation process. 
  • Answer 10 to 15 mock tests with proper analysis to get a proper idea of the exam structure. Prepare an exam-giving strategy for the best of results.
  • Maintain good health to prepare and answer in a good state of mind. 
  • Observe artworks and designs of famous designers and artists to gain reference and score high in the further rounds of the exam. 

NIFT Admit Card: 

Candidates can download the NIFT Admit Card by following the below-mentioned steps: 

Step 1: Visit the official website of NIFT. 

Step 2: Click on the admit card link. 

Step 3: Login using your application number and password. 

Step 4: Download the admit card after checking for any discrepancies. 

NIFT Results: 

Candidates can check the NIFT results by going through the below-mentioned steps: 

Step 1: Visit the official website of NIFT. 

Step 2: Click on the result link. 

Step 3: Login using your application number, password, and roll number. 

Step 4: NIFT Results will be displayed on the screen. 

Step 5: Check for any discrepancies and download the scorecard for future reference. 

NIFT Admission Process: 

B.Des aspirants, who have cleared the cut-offs, have to appear for the Situation Test, the final NIFT Admission process for this course. 

Situation Test is a creative ability and material handling test conducted to test a candidate's situation handling during a given project. 

For other courses, NIFT conducts a Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) for M.Des, MFM, and M.F.Tech aspirants who have cleared the cut-offs. 

B.F.Tech aspirants can seek admission based on their GAT scores. 

Score Weightage for Admission to Each Course:

Course
Weightage
B.Des

CAT: 50%

GAT: 30%

Situation Test: 20%

M.Des

CAT: 40% 

GAT: 30%

GD/ PI: 30%

B.F.Tech
GAT: 100%
M.F.Tech

GAT: 70%

GD/ PI: 30%

MFM

GAT: 70%

GD/ PI: 30%

FAQs:

  1. Who conducts the NIFT entrance exam?
    - NIFT entrance exam is conducted by the National Institute of Fashion Technology, the premier institute for Fashion Designing in India. 

  2. How many times is NIFT conducted every year?
    - NIFT is conducted once every year. 

  3. What courses can candidates apply for by undertaking the NIFT entrance exam?
    - Candidates can apply for B.Des, M.Des, B.F.Tech, M.F.Tech, and MFM through NIFT.

  4. What is the duration of GAT under the NIFT entrance exam?
    - Duration of the exam for B.Des and M.Des courses is 2 hours, while the same for the other courses is 3 hours. 

  5. What is the total score in the NIFT exam pattern?
    - The total score for B.Des, B.F.Tech, MFM, and M.F.Tech courses is 100. For M.Des, the total score is 120.

  6. What is the registration fee for NIFT?
    - Registration fee for the General category students is Rs. 2,000, and the fees for SC, ST, and PwD is Rs. 1,000. 

  7. Where are the NIFT campuses located?
    - NIFT campuses are located in New Delhi, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Raebareli, Bhopal, Kannur, Shillong, Patna, Kangra, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Panchkula, and Srinagar. 

  8. What is the final admission process for NIFT?
    - The final admission process for B.Des is the Situation Test. For M.Des, MFM and M.F.Tech, aspirants have to go through a GD/ PI process. For B.F.Tech, the GAT score serves as the final basis for admission. 

  9. What is the duration of CAT under the NIFT Exam Pattern?
    - Duration of the CAT exam is 3 hours. 

  10. When will the NIFT 2022 exam be held?
    - NIFT 2022 exam dates will be announced soon.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates have to meet the following NIFT eligibility criteria:

For B.Des:

  • The age of candidates should not be more than 23 years (relaxation of 5 years for reserved categories).
  • Candidates should have completed Class 12th from a recognized institute.
  • Candidates with a 3-4 year Diploma, recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education, can also apply.

For B.F.Tech: 

  • Candidates must complete their 10+2 from a recognized educational board with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects. 
  • Those with a 3-4 year Diploma in Engineering, recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education, can also apply. 

For M.Des, MFM, and M.F.Tech: 

  • Candidates should have completed their graduation in the relevant field from a recognized university. 
  • They should have attained the minimum required marks to seek admission.





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