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NATIONAL ENTRANCE EXAMINATION FOR DESIGN (NEED)

National Institute for Design, Ahmedabad conducts NEED across India at 11 centres for admission to the GDPD Graduate Diploma Programme in Design which has 100 seats in the Ahmedabad campus. The cost of the application form for NEED is Rs. 1,500.

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Eligibility:
Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalents like AISSCE/IB/ICSE etc. are eligible for NEED. Upper age limit for candidates is 20 years.


Application deadline:
November


Exam date:
January


Test pattern and selection:
The entrance exam tests the candidate’s aptitude and skills for design by testing mental ability, creativity, drawing and communication skills and worldview. Those who qualify the written test are called for studio tests and personal interview.

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Website:
www.nid.edu

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COMMON ENTRANCE EXAMINATION FOR DESIGN (CEED)

CEED is a qualifying examination for postgraduate programmes in design like MDes in the IIT's. IIT Bombay is the organising institute for CEED 2011. The cost of the application form is Rs. 950.


Eligibility:
(i)
Bachelor's degree in Engineering/ Architecture/Design
(ii) Professional Diploma of NID/ Professional Diploma of CEPT
(iii) BFA (iv) GD Art & 1 year professional experience
(v) Master's degree in Arts/Science/ Computer Applications.


Application deadline:
November


Exam date:
January


Test pattern and selection:
CEED is a paper-based test of 3 hours duration. The objective of CEED is to assess the candidate’s aptitude for design, involving visual perception ability, drawing skills, logical reasoning, creativity, and communication skills. CEED results will be mailed only to those who qualify. Students have to apply to respective IIT's, IISc for admission along with CEED score.


Website:
www.gate.iitb.ac.in

 
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NIFT ENTRANCE EXAM

NIFT entrance exam is conducted in February across 30 test centres in India. NIFT has more than 2000 seats in various design & fashion-centric courses. Application form costs Rs. 1,000.


Eligibility:
Completed 10+2 from any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.


Application deadline:
January


Exam date:
February


Test pattern and selection: For Bachelor's Degree Programmes in Design the admission test generally consists of GAT (General Ability Test) - 40%, CAT (Creative Ability Test) - 40%, Situation Test - 20%. Negative marking for objective questions is 0.25 marks per question. The admissions to the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of the institute take place on the basis of marks scored by the candidates in the written entrance test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.


Website:
www.nift.ac.in


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PEARL ACADEMY FASHION ENTRANCE EXAM

The entrance test conducted across 7 test centers in India. The cost of the application form is Rs. 1000.


Eligibility:
10 + 2 with minimum 50% pass marks & Admission Test and Interview


Application deadline:
Mid-May, 2011


Exam date:
Last week of May, 2011


Test pattern and selection
: The entrance is of one-hour duration and has multiple-choice questions which test a candidate's proficiency in language, Mathematics of 10th standard & logic. Those who qualify the written test are called for personal interview.


Website:
www.pearlacademy.com

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Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 18th Jan, 2020
It is really good to solve NIFT sample papers by your own. Solving sample papers of NIFT will increase speed and efficiency as well as it will give you an idea about what types of questions mostly come. Here is the link where you can get the sample papers and download it.
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what is the schedule of NIFT exam?

Ritisha Kothari 16th Jan, 2020

Hey!

Upcoming dates:

19 Jan '20- NIFT2020 entrance exam day


NIFT Situation Test or GD/PI Dates: Candidates who clear NIFT entrance exam for BDes course admission then need to appear for the Situation Test round wherein their material handling skills are tested. On the other hand, aspirants taking the design entrance exam for MDes course admission need to appear for the Group Discussion/Personal Interview round. Situation test/ GD/ PI admission round will be conducted in April-May, 2020.

NIFT Entrance Exam Result Dates: The final NIFT Entrance Exam Result Dates: The final NIFT results will be displayed on the official website of the design college. Candidates can view their result for NIFT admissions by filling their roll number on the official website. Final results for NIFT admissions 2020 is usually declared in the month of May/June, every year. will be displayed on the official website of the design college. Candidates can view their result for NIFT admissions by filling their roll number on the official website. Final results for NIFT admissions 2020 is usually declared in the month of May/June, every year.

NIFT Entrance Exam 2020 Schedule:

Course Test Test Timing
BDes CAT 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
GAT 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
MDes CAT 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
GAT 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
BFTech GAT 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
MFTech GAT 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
MFM GAT 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Hope this helps!

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How many days the exam will be taken?

Manisha Gupta Expert 16th Jan, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

Are you asking about the exam date? The exam will be held on 19 January,2020. You can check the further information to go through with the given below link.

https://design.careers360.com/exams/nift-entrance-exam

In case you have other query then let us know.

Good Luck!

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Can I use any drawing board or any type of boards in nift entrance exam ??

thomas joy 16th Jan, 2020

Hi there,

From my research, candidates are not allowed to carry any aditional materials in NIFT exam.

The pattern of the exam is

There is an creative ability test and General ability test and situation test.

CAT exam is for 3 hours with 100 marks and GAT exam is for 2 hours with 100 questions.Selected candidates has to appear in situation test which test the ability of the candidates.

Hope this will help you.

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