National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) entrance exam was conducted across 32 cities in India. The test was held for admissions to a total of 3590 seats across Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) and Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech.) programmes across 16 campuses of the Institute. As the D-day is nearing, it became an essential for the future designers to know NIFT entrance exam last minute preparation tips as well as important things to carry to the test centre. Nearly 22,000 aspirants appeared for NIFT entrance exam.
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Latest: The result of NIFT 2020 will be released sometime in February. Also check the expected NIFT Cutoff 2020.
NIFT Entrance Exam 2020 Timings
For 2020 admissions, NIFT entrance exam was held on January 19 as per the following timings:
Bachelor of Design
10 am to 1 pm
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Bachelor of Fashion Technology
Test-takers should reach the NIFT exam centre at least half an hour before the commencement of the test. No one were allowed to enter the examination hall after the specified time.
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Candidates could check below NIFT last minute tips and important things to be carried to the test centre.
NIFT Admit Card- A clear printout of the downloaded admit card of NIFT entrance exam has to be carried to the allotted exam centre. It displays candidate’s name, roll number and test venue details. No candidate were allowed to enter the examination hall without a valid admit card.
Stationery -Test-takers were required to carry their own stationary items to the NIFT exam centre. Those appearing for B.F.Tech. admissions need to carry following-
Candidates who has appeared B.Des. admissions should carry following items with them-
Lead pencils (of varying grades)
Ball point pen (for marking answers in the OMR sheet)
Dry colours (oil pastels/colour pencils/sketch pens, etc.)
Wrist Watch- Carrying an accurate wrist watch for the exam is recommended as this will help in ensuring that the candidate sticks to the time strategy devised by him/her before attempting the test paper. However, it has to be ensured that the watch doesn’t have any calculator because it is not allowed.
“Mobiles and other infotech gadgets were not allowed inside the examination centre. Candidates found with mobile or other infotech gadgets would be asked to leave the examination centre and shall be disqualified”, informs the official website of NIFT.
Develop time management strategy-In the remaining days, candidates should work on developing a time management strategy keeping in mind their weak and strong areas. Specific time duration should be allotted for solving each question, and candidates should stick to it. This would aid in completing the exam on time. Moreover, it is a wise thing to move on to the next question if one finds himself/herself getting stuck on a particular question. Such troublesome questions should be revisited at the end of the exam.
Solve NIFT entrance exam sample papers-Trying to attempt maximum number of practice papers, mock tests and previous years’ question papers is essential. This will help in formulation of a plan regarding how a candidate should go about solving the actual exam paper. He/she can also understand the exam pattern and format of questions asked in the exam. Moreover, practising the model test papers will help the aspirants in knowing their strong and weak areas. This knowledge can be utilised while attempting the NIFT test paper.
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Brush-up sketching skills- Candidates appeared in the B.Des. entrance test should practise sketching as much as possible. The Creative Ability Test (CAT) has questions that evaluates the test-takers on their intuitive ability, power of observation in concept development, and design ability. Thus, having good sketching skills is vital, and candidates should definitely work on this in the remaining days.
Being unconventional to use your imagination and original ideas to create something is a prerequisite to clear this exam. You should have the ability to come up with unique ideas to design something new. Furthermore, taking care of your health and fitness during the preparation period and examination time is equally important. Writing such entrance exams needs a high level of concentration and stamina, and that is only possible if you are in sound physical and mental condition.
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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.
Please find the link for your situation test
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 B.design 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.
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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.
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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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