NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 Student Reactions
Updated on Jan 22, 2018 - 3:17 p.m. IST by Nancy Johri
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NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 Student Reactions - NIFT entrance exam 2018 was conducted on January 21, for admissions to Bachelor of Design (B.Des) and Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) programmes across 16 campuses of National Institute of Fashion Technology. Candidates seeking admissions to NIFT B.Des. programme appeared for Creative Ability Test (CAT) as well as General Ability Test (GAT). For admission to B.F.Tech. programme, candidates had to take GAT only. The national level fashion and design entrance exam, NIFT written test 2018, was conducted as per the following schedule-

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NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 Timings

Programme

Test

Test Timings

Bachelor of Design

CAT

10 am to 1 pm

GAT

2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Bachelor of Fashion Technology

GAT

10 am to 1 pm

The entrance exam was held as per the following pattern-

 

NIFT 2018 Creative Ability Test (CAT) for Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)

CAT examined candidates’ intuitive ability, observation power in the development of a concept and design ability. Along with that, creative and innovative use of illustration and color skills were tested.

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NIFT 2018 General Ability Test (GAT) for B.Des.

Programme

B.Des.

Paper name

GAT

Language

English

Test duration

2 hours

Exam mode

Paper Based Test (PBT)

Sections:

English comprehension

Quantitative ability

Communication ability

Analytical ability

General knowledge and current affairs

Number of questions

25

20

25

15

15

Total

100

B. NIFT 2018 GAT for Bachelor of Technology (B.F.Tech.)

Programme

B.F.Tech

Paper name

GAT

Language

English

Test duration

3 hours

Exam mode

Paper Based Test (PBT)

Sections

Quantitative ability

Communication ability and English comprehension

Analytical and Logical Ability

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Case study

Number of questions

30

45

25

25

25

Total

150

Note- There was no negative marking.

 

Around 22,000 test takers appeared for the exam in 32 cities across India. Careers360 presents here NIFT entrance test 2018 students’ reactions right from the exam centres. We interviewed few candidates to understand their preparation level, exam experience, question analysis, the difficulty level of the exam, and their overall performance.

 

The NIFT 2018 examination got over at 1 PM for B.FTech. aspirants and at 4:30 PM for B.Des. candidates. Careers360 gets you the reactions of the examinees and their analysis of the test paper.

 

Aakriti: There were three questions in CAT which we had to complete in three hours. One was to make a boat with a piece of paper, just like origami. Another question was on how to change a bulb.

 

Parth: We had to draw a bag for wedding or picnic, and to describe it properly in 5-6 lines. One question was on drawing a geometrical figure that describes your personality.

 

According to the test-takers, GAT was very easy and the questions were on the expected lines. Check below what they had to say about the difficulty level:

 

Sakshi: The paper was not that difficult. English section was a bit confusing though. I answered all the questions asked in GK section effortlessly. Questions regarding education, technology, etc. were asked in case study section. Reasoning was of basic level. 

 

Aditi: I found the paper easier than my expectations, as I had already practised a lot of sample papers during the preparation phase. Mathematics was okay, GK a bit tough, English good, and case study a little tricky. Analytical questions were also easy.  

 

Most of the candidates found the paper to be of easy to moderate difficulty level. They opined that they didn't feel any need to enrol themselves for coaching classes during the preparation phase. Speaking about the same, Jasmine shared, “It is not important to join a coaching institute. You can prepare very well with self-studies only. The best book according to me is Arihant". Vibhu, a NIFT Delhi aspirant, joined in saying, "I also didn't take any coaching classes for this entrance exam. I studied on my own, and solved sample papers as much as possible". 

 

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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.

Thank you


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I want to appear for 2020 entrance exam but could not apply within the deadline. Are their any possibilties I can apply now for the same!!

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 15th Jan, 2020
Riyaz, the last daybfor filling NIFT applications was closed on December 31st, 2019 and the admit cards were released on January 10th, 2020. Now unfortunately, it is too late for trying for 2020. Once the admit cards have been released, it is impossible to fill in an application form for the entrance examination.
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