NIFT Entrance Examination Pattern :
PROGRAMMES TEST TEST TIMINGS
Bachelor of Design CAT 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
GAT 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Bachelor of Fashion Technology GAT 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
PROGRAMMES TEST WEIGHTAGE
Bachelor of Design CAT 50%
Situation Test 20%
Bachelor of Fashion Technology GAT 100%
Description of Components of NIFT Entrance Examination:
GENERAL ABILITY TEST (GAT) for Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) :
This test will comprise of various sections as given below:
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Quantitative Ability: This sub-test is designed to test the quantitative ability of the candidates. The sub-test may include questions on Addition, Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Percentage, Rate of Interest, Work and Task, Ratio and Proportion, and Distance.
Communication Ability: This sub-test is aimed at testing the language ability of the candidates in day to day communication in English. It includes questions on synonyms, antonyms, words with corresponding meanings, singular, plural, one word substitutes, idioms and phrases, correct spellings etc.
English Comprehension: This sub-test aims to test the candidate’s ability to comprehend a situation from a given passage, and test of basic English language.
Analytical Ability: This sub-test is designed to test the candidate’s capacity for ability of inference and logic from the given information.
General Knowledge and Current Affairs: This sub-test is designed to test the candidate’s general knowledge and current affairs.
GAT TEST STRUCTURE :
TEST DURATION (MIN) 120 120
Sections No. of Questions No. of Questions
Quantitative Ability 25 25
Communication Ability 35 35
English Comprehension 30 30
Analytical Ability 30 30
General Knowledge & Current Affairs 30 30
TOTAL 150 150
SITUATION TEST :
Shortlisted candidates for B.Des from the written entrance examination are required to take a Situation Test which 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. No additional material will be provided / allowed. 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. Since the medium of instruction in NIFT is English, the write-up will be in English. No marks will be given for write-up in any other language.