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NIFT offers four-year undergraduate, as well astwo-year post-graduate, programs in the areas ofdesign, management, and technology. Theadmission involves two written examsdepending upon the type of program: Creative Ability Test (CAT) & General Ability Test(GAT).

NIFT organizes its own entrance exam yearly inIndia.The NIFT admission process comprisesthree stages:

• Candidates need to first appear for awritten test.
• Students who make it to the rank-list inthis test are then eligible to appear for thesituation test, and
• Then the personal interview round.

Graduate Programs:
• Bachelor of Design (B.Des) &
• Bachelor of Fashion Technology

(BFTech) Post-graduate Program:
• Master of Design (M.Des)
• Master of Fashion Technology (MFTech) &
• Master of Fashion Management (MFM)

NIFT 2018 was conducted on January 21, 2018.

Eligibility Criteria:

For Bachelor Program:
Age: 23 years as on 1st October, 2017. The upper age limit will be relaxed by a period of 5(five) years for the candidates of SC/ST/PHP.

Qualification: For B.Des. (Fashion Design / LeatherDesign / Accessory Design / Textile Design/ Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication) & B.FTech. (Apparel Production)

• 10+2 examination from any recognized Central / State Board of Secondary Examination or
• General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/ Cambridge/ Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level / International Baccalaureate (IB) or
• Any Public School/ Board/ University Examination in India or in Foreign Countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system or
• A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects or
• 3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
For B.FTech. Program, candidates shouldhave knowledge of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects i.e. these subjects tobe studied by the candidate along with any ofthe above qualification.

For Master Programs:

Age: No age limit

 Qualification:

• For Design, M.Des (Master of Design)
• Undergraduate Degree from any Institute / University recognized by law in India or
• Diploma in UG Design from NIFT/NID only.
• Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three year duration from NIFT / NID. For Management M.F.M (Master of Fashion Management)
• Undergraduate Degree from any Institute / University recognized by law in India or
• Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.
• For Technology M.F.Tech. (Master ofFashion Technology)
• B.F.Tech. from NIFT or
• B.E / B.Tech. from any Institute /University recognized by law in India.

For Admission in Design Courses both Bachelors & Masters, students need to takeboth Creative Ability Test (CAT) and the General Ability Test (GAT).
For other courses such as B.F Tech, M.FTech. and MFM, aspirants need to take only the GAT.

State Domicile Preferential Seats
Twenty percent (20%), i.e. 06 supernumerary seats in addition to 30 seats will beoffered for admission as State Domicile Preferential Seats to candidate who belong to the States where the following NIFT campuses are located i.e.:

• Patna, Bihar
• Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
• Kannur, Kerala
• Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
• Shillong, Meghalaya
• Bhubaneswar, Odisha
• Jodhpur, Rajasthan
• Srinagar* Jammu & Kashmir*

*Thirty five percent (35%) seats within30 seats will be offered for admission asstate domicile preferential seats to the domicile candidates of Jammu & Kashmir(J&K).

Exam Format:
General Ability Test (GAT): This test willcomprise of various sections & the number of questions may vary in each section year to year.

Bachelor of Design (B. Des) 

Test

Weight age

Sections

No. of Qs.

Revised

No. of Qs. 

 

Time duration

120 minutes 

GAT

30%

Quantitative Ability

25

20

Communication Ability

35

25

English Comprehension

30

25

 

 

Analytical Ability

30

15

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

30

15 

Total

150

100

Master of Design (M.Des)  

Test

Weight age

Sections

No. of Qs.

Revised

No. of Qs. 

 

Time duration

120 minutes 

GAT

30%

Quantitative Ability

25

20

Communication Ability

30

25

English Comprehension

30

30

 

 

Analytical Ability

25

25

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

15

15 

Total

150

120

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 isthe creative and innovative use of colour andillustration skills.

Situation Test: Shortlisted candidates fromthe written entrance examination are required to take a Situation Test which is ahands-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 themodel constructed.

Personal Interview: Candidates shall be evaluated on the various parameters as listed below by a panel, in the Personal Interview:1) Career orientation 2) Aptness for thecourse 3) Overall personal achievements inacademics and co-curricular activities 4)Communication 5) General awareness andaptitude, creative and lateral thinking.

NIFT Colleges are at :New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, GandhiNagar, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata,Bhopal, Patna, Kangra, Shillong,Bhubaneshwar, Raebarelli, Jodhpur,Kannur.
For more information see http://nift.ac.in/


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