NIFT 2019 Students’ Reactions - NIFT 2019 commenced in pen and paper based mode to offer admission to students across its 16 campuses. Around 2,370 seats will be allotted to qualified candidates for admission to Bachelor of Design (B.Des) and Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) programmes. The test takers reached the exam centres on the specified time, along with their parents. NIFT exam is being conducted in two shifts for Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT). The exam started with CAT at 10:00 am and GAT will take place at 2:30 pm. The team of careers360 interacted with the test takers to know about their strategies they are going to implement while taking NIFT 2019 and how they prepared for the same. Have a look at the coverage of students’ reactions below for both before and after the exam. Read the complete article to get full details.
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Careers360 spoke to the candidates who took the creative ability test (CAT) of NIFT 2019. Most of the candidates found the questions easy and they were able to complete it within the stipulated time.

On being asked, how was the paper, Isha said, "The questions were easy and I was able to understand them at one go. Moreover, I was able to complete all the questions within the given time frame. On being asked what strategy she would adopt for General Ability Test (GAT), Isha said, " I will try to solve the Maths section first as it is slightly difficult." Her aim is to secure admission in NIFT Delhi, though she is also aware that it is a bit difficult to get admission there.

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Sharadha Yadav, who hailed from Allahabad aired similar views as those expressed by Isha on being asked how were the questions. She also felt that the questions were easy.

Another candidate Saumya also found the NIFT 2019 creative ability test as easy and was of the view that it truly assessed the candidate's creative ability.

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Pre- Exam Reactions of Students Appearing for NIFT 2019

Some of the students who came to appear for NIFT 2019 were not well prepared for the exam. Talking about her preparation and which particular course she wants to pursue, Milwani said, “I did not prepare very well for the exam as I had my pre-board exams. Right now, I have not thought about the marks that I will score. However, I want to pursue bachelors in Fashion designing”

Meanwhile Tanya was well prepared for the exam as she said, “I am well prepared for the exam. I studied from general knowledge books, solved maths questions and also basic science and English also. I solved the past years sample papers also.” On being asked about the which particular NIFT she si aspiring to take admission, she said that she was still undecided about it.

While speaking to the correspondent of Careers360, Priya told them about her preparation strategy, “ I have prepared pretty well for the entrance exam. Since, it is my first attempt, depending on the questions, I will plan my strategy. There are no specific books which I consulted for the exam. I did solve the NIFT sample papers.” Priya said that she is expecting to score good marks in the exam and she is not appearing in any other entrance exam for design.

There were candidates at the test centre, who focussed on self-study. Simran said, “I did not take any coaching for NIFT 2019 and I mostly did self- study.” On being asked the strategy that she will adopt to crack the exam, Simran said, “ I will focus on time management.”

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Manisha Gupta Expert 26th Mar, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

Do you want to know the syllabus of NIFT? To know the syllabus of NIFT< I would suggest you to go through with the given below link.

If you are looking the previous year paper then you can go through with the given below link.

Good Luck!


please give me a link to online registration in situation test for NIFT for selecting date and centre

Goutam Rao 24th Mar, 2020

Dear Anjali,

Please find the link for your situation test

thanking you


how to check merit rank of nift

Yash Dev Student Expert 17th Mar, 2020

Hello student you can check the merit rank of nift entrance examination on your results declared by NIFT on 13th March 2020.

In case if you've applied for course then you need to appear for situation test if you've clear the entrance examination. And after calculating both the results of Gat and MAT your rank will be declared.

Feel free to comment if you have any doubt

Good luck


My common merit rank is 351 in nift entrance exam and category rank is 60 in OBC ncl. What are the chances of getting admission in the NIFT campuses in metropolitan cities?

Aashima Puri 15th Mar, 2020

Hey aspirant,

You haven't mentioned the particular course that you are willing to take admission in. There are plenty of courses available in NIFT and the cutoffs differ for all of them in all cities.

Further, you can check previous year's cutoff to get an exact idea about your choice of course and the course rank required for admission in all the metropolitan and other cities too.

Here is the link for your help -

All the best!


Is there Negative marking in NIFT entrance exam for B.Des in GAT paper or only for B.FTech ?

Awanya Dabas 15th Mar, 2020


There is negative marking in all NIFT Examination papers including B.Des. In GAT Exams, aspirants are awarded one mark for every correct answer and 0.25 marks are deducted for every wrong answer, selected by the candidate.

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