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Let’s introduce you to some previous NIFT Creative Ability Test (CAT) & General Ability Test (GAT) papers to help your exam preparation. The below links contain PDFs of previous years NIFT questions papers along with solutions provided by SILICA.

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NIFT Entrance Exam Pattern

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) offers 5 different programs- BDes, BFTech, MDes, MFM, MFTech. There is a different entrance exam for admission to each program.

NIFT Written Test - For B.Des. & M.Des.

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. About 3-4 questions come for 100 marks. They are all drawing and design related questions but not necessarily fashion related.

General Ability Test (GAT):

The language of the paper is English. This test will comprise various sections as given below:

Program B.Des M.Des
Test Duration 2 hours 2 hour
Sections No. of Questions No. of Questions
Quantitative Ability 20 20
Communication Ability 25 30
English Comprehension 25 30
Analytical Ability 15 25
GK and Current Affairs 15 15
TOTAL 100 120

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Written Test - For B.F.Tech / M.F.Tech / M.F.M.

General Ability Test (GAT):

Program BFTech MFTech MFM
Test Duration 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours
Sections No. of Questions No. of Questions No. of Questions
Quantitative Ability 30 30 10
Communication Ability & English Comprehension 45 45 50
Analytical & Logical Ability 25 25 25
GK & Current Affairs 25 25 25
Case Study 25 25 40
TOTAL 150 150 150

P.S.- M.F.Tech will also have some questions from the engineering field.

P.S.- There is no negative marking in NIFT Entrance test.

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Situation Test - For B.Des

Shortlisted candidates for B.Des from the written entrance examination (CAT and GAT papers) are required to take a Situation Test in April 2019. The Situation Test 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. 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. The language of the write up has to be English. P.S.- The use of outside/additional material in making the model/design is not permitted.

Group Discussion & Personal Interview for MDes / MFM / MFTech

I. Group Discussion:

Shortlisted candidates for Masters Programs 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

II. Personal Interview:

Candidates shall be evaluated on the 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

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Study Materials

Self Study Kit of 15 books to prepare for NIFT CAT & GAT exam. 10 Mock Tests, Personal Improvement Guide, Online Videos for GAT etc.

Home Coaching Kits

DVD / Online Video kits to prepare for NIFT Situation Test. 16+ solved Situation Tests. 30+ Video Tutorials. Recommended by NIFT Toppers.

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