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NIFT Situation Test Day Instructions 2024: Timings, Know Things to carry at Exam Centre

NIFT Situation Test Day Instructions 2024: Timings, Know Things to carry at Exam Centre

Edited By K Beaulah Rani | Updated on Apr 12, 2024 08:42 AM IST | #NIFT Entrance Exam

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is all set to conduct the NIFT situation test 2024 on April 13. Candidates who are going to appear for the NIFT 2024 situation test will have to follow exam day guidelines as shared by the authorities. Detailed NIFT situation test guidelines is made available through admit card. Along with basic details, candidates can also check things to carry for the NIFT situation test 2024. Aspirants are advised to check all things or documents required for NIFT situation test to avoid any problems on the day. There is no dress code for NIFT situation test 2024.

NIFT Situation Test Timings 2024

Exam Date - April 13, 2024




B.Des. (Regular)

Situation Test

10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

B.Des. (Artisan)

Studio Test

10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

B.Des. (Artisan)

Personal Interview

02:00 PM Onwards

B.Des. (NLEA)

Studio Test

10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

B.Des. (NLEA)

Personal Interview

02:00 PM Onwards

B.F. Tech. (NLEA)

Technical Ability Test

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

B.F. Tech. (NLEA)

Personal Interview

02:00 PM Onwards

Things to carry for NIFT situation test 2024

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the list of things required for NIFT situation test 2024 along with the admit card. Candidates will be required to carry all things needed for the NIFT 2024 situation test at the exam centre. However, candidates can below check the list of documents required for NIFT situation test based on previous years below.

  • NIFT situation test admit card 2024

  • NIFT entrance exam admit card 2024

  • NIFT situation test undertaking

  • 2 passport-size photograph

  • ID Proof

  • Blue ball point pen

  • Pencils

  • Sharpners

  • Eraser

  • Fevicol

  • Paper cutter

  • Scissors

  • Scale/ruler

  • Cellotape (Transparent)

  • Personal transparent hand sanitiser

  • Personal transparent water bottle

NIFT Situation Test 2024: Exam day instructions

Candidates can check the detailed NIFT situation test exam day instructions through the admit card. Aspirants are advised to check all NIFT situation test 2024 exam day guidelines carefully and adhere to them.

  • The use of outside/additional material in making the model/ design is not permitted.

  • Aspirants should not carry any electronic gadget at the NIFT 2024 situation test centre.

  • No candidate will be allowed to leave NIFT situation test 2024 exam centre before 12 noon.

  • Candidates who try to disclose their identity by writing any personal details or place any identification

  • mark on the model/ design/write-up shall be ‘DISQUALIFIED’ and the final result of these candidates shall not be declared.

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NIFT Entrance Exam Day Guidelines

National Testing Agency released NIFT 2024 exam day instructions through an official brochure at NTA NIFT exam day guidelines 2024 was also released along with the admit card. Candidates had to reach NIFT entrance exam 2024 centre at least an hour before the commencement of paper. There is no dress code for NIFT 2024. Moreover, aspirants were not allowed to carry calculators or any textual material inside the NIFT exam centre 2024. Aspirants were required to carry NIFT admit card 2024 along with a valid id proof to the exam centre. NIFT 2024 exam was held on February 5.

NIFT Exam Timings 2024

Candidates who are going to appear for NIFT entrance exam can check course wise timings in the table below.

NIFT 2024 Exam Timings



Test Timing



9:00 AM - 11:00 PM


2:30 PM - 5:30 PM



9:00 AM - 11:00 PM


2:30 PM - 5:30 PM



9:00 AM - 11:00 PM



9:00 AM - 11:00 PM



9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Also Check: NIFT high-weightage topics | NIFT dress code | Past Year NIFT Papers

NIFT Entrance Exam Day Instructions

  • Candidates are advised to reach the test centres on or before the reporting time. Entry of the candidates inside the exam centre shall be stopped 30 mins before the start of the NIFT entrance exam 2024.

  • NTA will not be responsible for any delayed arrival of the candidate in reaching the NIFT 2024 centre due to any reason.

  • To ensure that there are no unauthorized candidates appearing for the test, there shall be an identity check upon arrival at the exam centre.

  • The candidate must sign and paste the photograph on the attendance sheet at the appropriate place.

  • Aspirants should check all things to carry at NIFT exam beforehand to avoid any problems on the exam day.

  • Aspirants will be allowed to do any rough work only in the rough sheet provided at the centre in the examination room/hall.

  • Any candidate found doing unfair means will be disqualified from the NIFT admission process.

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NIFT 2024: Things to carry at exam centre

  • Admit card along with Self Declaration (Undertaking) downloaded from the NTA Website

  • (a clear printout on A4 size paper) duly filled in

  • A simple transparent BallPoint Pen / Pencil / Erasers /Ruler (In a transparent pouch). Candidates

  • appearing for CAT also need to carry their Colouring & Drawing material. A physical NIFT CAT question paper booklet with space for responses will be provided at the Centre.

  • Additional photograph (same as uploaded on the NIFT application form) to be pasted on the attendance sheet in examination Room/ Hall.

  • Any one of the authorized photo IDs (must be original, valid, and non-expired) – College Identity Card with photograph/ PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card

  • (With photograph)/E-Aadhaar with photograph/ Ration Card with photograph/ Bank Passbook with Photograph.

  • PwBD certificate and UDID issued by the authorized medical officer, if claiming the relaxation under PwBD category

  • Personal transparent water bottle

  • Sugar tablets/fruits (like banana/apple/orange) in case the candidate is diabetic

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NIFT Entrance Exam 2024: Things prohibited inside exam centre

  • Instruments

  • Handbag/Purse

  • Any kind of Paper / Textual material (printed or written material)

  • Eatables (loose or packed)

  • Mobile Phone/ Earphone/ Microphone/ Pager

  • Calculator

  • Docu Pen

  • Slide Rules

  • Log Tables

  • Camera

  • Tape Recorde

  • Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator

  • Any metallic item

  • Electronic gadgets /devices

NIFT Dress Code 2024

National Testing Agency (NTA) has not released at specific dress code for NIFT entrance exam 2024. However, aspirants are advised to take care of the following:

  • Prefer wearing light weight clothes to avoid any issues during the exam.
  • Avoid carrying any metallic stuffs
  • Do not wear goggles, rings, bracelets,jewellery or any such items.


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Questions related to NIFT Entrance Exam

Have a question related to NIFT Entrance Exam ?

Hello aspirant,

The nationwide Institute of Fashion Technology offers a nationwide entrance exam called NIFT for admission to its fashion design programmes.

Every course has specific requirements that must be met in order to apply. For NIFT, there is no minimum age requirement, however it is evident that passing the 10+2 exam is a requirement in order to be admitted to any undergraduate programme in fashion design.

You cannot be admitted because you are in class eleven. However, you can apply to NIFT for experience and practice, and if your application is accepted, you can take the entrance exam. If you pass, however, be aware that you will not be able to retain your results for admission.

Thank you

Hope this information helps you.

Dear Aspirant,

Yes! If you want to pursue your under graduation from nift after 12th or even if you are appearing for12th exam then you are eligible to apply for the exam. There are several courses offered by nift which includes undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.

Age (Undergraduate degree programmes) -

  • General - the maximum age should be less than 24 years as on 1st august in the year of examination
  • Reserved category - 5 years relaxation

Hope this information helps :)

Dear aspirant

NIFT 2023 ELIGIBILITY - B.DES admission

1. Aspiring students must have completed a 10+2 board exam from any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education/State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi or,

2. Any Board/Public School/University Examination conducted in India or abroad which is equivalent to the 10+2 system and is accorded by the Association of Indian Universities or,

3. If candidates complete the General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Sri Lanka/ Cambridge/) at the Advanced (A) level/International Baccalaureate (IB) then, they are eligible to apply or,

4. Students will also be eligible if they have passed the 10+2 examination conducted by the National Open School with at least five subjects or,

5. Diploma of 3 or 4 years which is recognized by AICTE or State Board of Technical Education.

Age limit - Candidates must be of 23 years of age as of August 1, 2022. However, candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Person With Disability (PHP) get a relaxation of 5 years

Eligibility for B.F.Tech admission

1. Students must pass the Class 12 exam in the 10+2 pattern of examination with Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects from any recognized Central/ State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi or,

2. Any Public School/Board/University Exam in India or in foreign countries which is equivalent to a 10+2 system with Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics as a mandatory subjects. It must be recognized by the Association of Indian Universities or,

3. General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination(London/ Cambridge/ Sri Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/International Baccalaureate (IB) or,

4. Diploma of 3 or 4 years in any programme of engineering which is recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education or,

5. A passing grade in the Higher Secondary Education Examination held by the National Open School with at least five subjects - Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Age limit is same as B.des

You can check other details about eligibility criteria for NIFT from link below

Hope this was informative for you

Best regards!!


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