NIFT Sample papers for 2024

Download NIFT Sample Papers PDF for 2024 with Soultions. Below table include papers for Creative Aptitude(CAT) and General Aptitude Test(GAT) for B.Des, M.Des, NIFT BFTech / MFM / MFTechTest

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1. Download NIFT Sample Papers & Mock Tests PDFs

Our faculties, who are alumni of NIFT, have collectively contributed questions to create these sample papers for the benefit of candidates appearing for NIFT 2024. The sample papers contain questions on all important topics which can be expected in the exam. They cover questions on Creative Aptitude as well as General Aptitude. Candidates should download these NIFT sample papers and mock tests and try solving them in the specified time. This will be the best type of self-study that a student can do to prepare themselves for the NIFT entrance exam.

For a candidate appearing for the NIFT entrance exam, it is highly recommended to solve sample papers or mock tests. These are the benefits of solving NIFT sample papers:

  • Prepares them to attempt unexpected or out of syllabus questions
  • Gives them a clear idea about the entrance exam paper pattern
  • Helps them understand the topics asked in the exam paper
  • Increases their confidence by attempting a full mock paper
  • Improves their ability to complete the paper in the given time
  • Helps them understand their strengths and weaknesses and areas to focus
  • Makes them aware of their level of preparation and areas for improvement

Expert faculties from SILICA Institute have developed mock test papers on the same pattern as expected in the NIFT 2024 entrance exam. Any aspiring candidate wishing to crack the NIFT entrance exam must solve these sample papers in addition to practising previous year papers.

The pattern for the NIFT entrance exam papers is not fixed. It can vary from year to year. Hence, just solving previous year NIFT papers may not be enough. Expert faculties from SILICA Institute have developed sample papers, which have an equal mix of questions similar to previous year papers and unexpected questions that may come in the NIFT 2024 exam paper.

Note: The sample paper PDFs for NIFT M.Des at the above link includes questions from different disciplines such as Fashion Design, Fashion Technology and Fashion Management. It also covers questions for the General Aptitude Test, Creative Aptitude Test and the Situation Test.

2. Sample Questions for NIFT 2024 Exam

  1. Here are some sample questions from the Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) of the NIFT B.Des & M.Des Question Paper:

Q.1.  Show any one of the following procedures in four steps:

  1. Placing a bulb on a holder
  2. A paper folding into a boat

 [30 marks] [NIFT B.Des CAT 2018 Paper]

Q.2. Express the contrast between the given pair of words through two separate visuals in given boxes. Out of the given three, attempt any one:

  1. Balance – Unbalanced
  2. Crispy – Soggy
  3. Cluttered – Uncluttered

[40 marks] [NIFT B.Des CAT 2017 Paper]

Q.3.  Select a music instrument to depict four different festivals of your choice. You can modify the design, shape, colour of the selected musical instrument to represent a particular festival.  

[30 marks] [NIFT M.Des CAT 2021 Paper]

Q.4. Draw any one of the following scenes:

  1. The view of a traffic signal from inside a car
  2. A street play being organised
  3. A community festival celebration

[30 marks] [NIFT B.Des CAT 2017 Paper]

Q.5.  Depict your personality through a geometric shape, in colour. Give one word title to design. 

[40 marks] [NIFT M.Des CAT 2018 Paper]

  1. Here are some sample questions from the General Aptitude Test (GAT) of the NIFT B.Des Question Paper:

Q.1. From a point P, Samir started walking towards the South and walked 40 m. He turned towards his left and walked 30 m and reached a point Q. The point Q is at what minimum distance and at what direction from the point P? 

a) 50 m South-West b) 45 M South-East c) 50 M South-East d) 35 m South-East

 [ANALYTICAL ABILITY] [NIFT B.Des GAT 2019 Paper]

Q.2. When an object is placed between two mirrors placed parallel to each other, how many images will be formed?

a) 2 

b) 4 

c) 6 

d) Infinite

[GENERAL KNOWLEDGE & CURRENT AFFAIRS] [NIFT B.Des GAT 2019 Paper]

Q.3.  In each question below, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Rearrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. 

I read an advertisement that said 

P : posh, air-conditioned 

Q : gentleman of taste 

R : are available for 

S : fully furnished rooms 

[ENGLISH – COMMUNICATION ABILITY TEST] [NIFT B.Des GAT 2021 Paper]

Q.4. If the outer radius of a metal pipe is 2.84 inches and the inner radius is 1.94 inches, the thickness of the metal inches is ___________. 

a) 0.75 

b) 0.80 

c) 0.90 

d) 0.95

[QUANTITATIVE ABILITY TEST] [NIFT B.Des GAT 2019 Paper]

  1. Here are some sample questions from the General Aptitude Test for NIFT BFTech / MFM / MFTech of the NIFT Question Paper:

Q.1. Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions that follow. 

I But perfect organization, faultless team-work, indomitable courage, superhuman endurance, even the latest equipment all these are unavailable unless the weather is kind. In the mountains it is the weather that rules everything. It may be fair it the early morning when the climb begins, but unexpectedly blizzards may halt the climbers with inadequate protection on an exposed slope. The villains of the piece are cold, wind and snow and in the Himalayas, these conspire together for the whole year, expect for two short periods. In early May and in October, there may be short intervals between the tremendous gales of winter and the treacherous shows of the monsoon. Only in these intervals is there any chance of finding the right weather conditions for an assault upon a peak. Cold can at least be kept at bay by warm clothing and weather there is no defence. 

1. The two greatest enemies of the Himalayan Climber are ___________________. 

a) attitude and scarcity of oxygen 

b) wind and snow 

c) ice fields and rocks 

d) slopes and valley 

2. It is bet to attempt scaling a peak ___________________. 

a) in the summer months 

b) between storms and gales 

c) early in May or in October 

d) when the monsoon are over 

3. The perils of intense cold may be counteracted by ___________________. 

a) a special kind of food and clothing 

b) the use of alcohol

c) climbing only during the morning hours 

d) the use of drugs and medicines 

4. When climbing in the Hirnalayas one must always remember that the weather is ______________. 

a) Severe 

b) Conquerable

c) the supreme arbiter 

d) fickle 

5. According to the author, what the mountaineer today needs most is ___________________. 

a) regular exercise 

b) adequate medical aid 

c) financial support 

d) modern equipment 

 [ENGLISH COMMUNICATION] [NIFT MFM/MFT/BFT 2018 Paper]

Q.2. When an object is placed between two mirrors placed parallel to each other, how many images will be formed?

 a) 2 b) 4 c) 6 d) Infinite

[GENERAL KNOWLEDGE & CURRENT AFFAIRS] [NIFT B.Des GAT 2019 Paper]

Q.3.  In each question below, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Rearrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. 

I read an advertisement that said 

P : posh, air-conditioned 

Q : gentleman of taste 

R : are available for 

S : fully furnished rooms 

[ENGLISH – COMMUNICATION ABILITY TEST] [NIFT B.Des GAT 2021 Paper]

Q.4. If the outer radius of a metal pipe is 2.84 inches and the inner radius is 1.94 inches, the thickness of the metal inches is ___________. 

a) 0.75 b) 0.80 c) 0.90 d) 0.95

[QUANTITATIVE ABILITY TEST] [NIFT B.Des GAT 2019 Paper]

Teacher Icon - NIFT Sample Paper - SilicaNIFT 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 2020. 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

3. FAQs about NIFT Exam

1. Where can i download NIFT sample papers?
You can download free NIFT sample paper from Silica by filling the form with some necessary details. https://silica.co.in/nift-sample-papers.
2. Are NIFT sample papers suitable for both UG and PG entrance exams?
Yes, our NIFT sample papers cater to both Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) entrance exams, covering all relevant topics and sections.
3. Can I get personalized guidance based on my performance in the NIFT sample papers?
While we provide solutions and explanations, for personalized guidance, you can consider our coaching services or reach out to our experts for advice.
4. Can NIFT sample papers help me with time management during the exam?
Absolutely. Regular practice with sample papers will help you develop effective time management strategies, ensuring you allocate the right amount of time to each section.
5. Why solving NIFT sample papers important for NIFT preparation?
Solving NIFT entrance exam sample papers is an important step towards fine-tuning your preparations. Apart from helping you in getting used to the pattern of questions, it also helps you in getting into the habit of answering all the questions within the allotted time slot.
6. Are NIFT sample papers provided in the preparation books of NIFT?
Yes, you can find the NIFT sample paper with questions from the previous year in the books that consist of questions from the previous years. But before choosing such a book, make certain that it is according to the prescribed NIFT syllabus for 2021.
7. Can candidates appearing for the NIFT entrance exam in 2024 also utilize the 2023 Previous Years Question Papers for preparation?
Yes, candidates appearing for the NIFT Entrance Exam in 2024 can certainly use the 2023 Previous Years Question Papers as a resource. However, it is essential to be aware of any potential changes in the exam pattern or syllabus for 2024.
8. How to download free NIFT sample papers?
You can download free NIFT sample paper from Silica by filling the form with some necessary details. https://silica.co.in/nift-sample-papers.
9. What is the benefit of solving NIFT sample papers?
Solving the NIFT question paper from sample papers can help you in two ways. Aside from introducing you to the pattern of questions, it also helps you to formulate a strategy to solve the questions within a fixed duration of time.
10. What is NIFT sample paper 2023?
NIFT sample paper is a paper with questions of the previous years. So, NIFT sample paper 2023 will be the question paper with the questions that were asked in the examination held in the previous year i.e. in 2022.
11. How can I download NIFT sample paper 2023?

You can download NIFT sample paper 2023 by following the steps listed below.

  1. Visit the official website of Silica
  2. Navigate to Sample Papers>NIFT Sample Papers
  3. Fill in the necessary details on the pop-up with a form and click on ‘submit’.

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