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NIFT Exam Pattern 2020 - National institute of Fashion Technology will make available NIFT 2020 exam pattern before a few months of the exam, probably in October 2019. NIFT exam pattern will include the important details, such as total questions, maximum marks, test duration, of Creative Ability Test (CAT), General Ability Test (GAT) and Situation Test. The institute assesses candidate’s knowledge, skill and aptitude through this national level design aptitude exam. Candidates who wish to take admission in Bachelor of design will have to appear for NIFT entrance exam 2020 CAT and GAT in third week of January 2020. Aspirants willing to get admission in Bachelor of Technology will have to GAT only. Candidates can check NIFT exam pattern 2020 for B.Des and B.F.Tech in this article.

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NIFT 2020 Exam Pattern for B.Des. Admission

Knowing the exam pattern of NIFT is important for candidates as it will make them aware of the types of questions asked in the exam and also the marking scheme.

NIFT Exam Pattern for Creative Ability Test (CAT)

NIFT 2020 exam pattern for CAT will probably include three questions, which candidates have to answer in three hours. The total marks allotted for the exam is 100. This test judges candidate’s intuitive & design ability and observation skills for developing a concept, innovative and creative use of colour and illustration skills.

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NIFT Exam Pattern for General Ability Test (GAT)

This is another test conducted for students seeking admission in B.Des.

NIFT 2020 Exam Pattern for GAT

Particular
Details
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 Number of Questions
100

How to Fill NIFT 2020 OMR Answer Sheet?

The instructions to fill the OMR sheet are given below:

  • The answer sheets are scanned by a machine to calculate the score.
  • Every question has four answer options. Aspirants should use blue or black ball point pen to mark the correct answer option by darkening corresponding oval on the answer sheet.
  • Test-takers must note that shading of one oval or improper shading will be deemed as wrong answer
  • The right method of shading the oval is mentioned in 'important instructions' on side -1 of the answer sheet, which candidates should pay attention.
  • Candidates should not tear, bend or mutilate the answer sheet
  • No marks will be deducted for wrong response

Section-wise topics for NIFT 2020 GAT for B.Des admission

  • English Comprehension: It judges candidate’s ability to understand a situation from a given passage. This section of NIFT 2020 also tests basic English language.
  • Quantitative Ability: Topics such as division, fractions, percentages, addition, multiplication, interest rates, ratio & proportion, distance, and work are asked in this section.
  • Communication Ability: Candidates’ language ability in daily communication in English is tested. They should also focus on one-word substitutes, idioms and phrases, synonyms, antonyms, words with corresponding meanings, correct spellings, singular,and plural.
  • Analytical Ability: This evaluates candidate’s ability to draw inference and logic from the given information. Concepts and practice of creative and lateral thinking are useful in the preparation of this section.
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs: Candidates should stay updated on current affairs, general knowledge to score good in this section.

NIFT Exam Pattern for Situation Test

The shortlisted candidates in CAT and GAT for Bachelor of Design will have to take situation test. It judges test-takers’ ability to handle the given set of materials along with innovation in a particular situation. Candidates must note that they are not allowed to carry any additional material. Evaluation of the model is done on the basis of space visualization, creativity,uniqueness, finishing, element composition, construction, color scheme,and a lot more.

NIFT 2020 Exam Pattern for B.F.Tech Admission

Candidates who wish to take admission in B.F.Tech have to appear for only GAT.

NIFT Exam pattern / Marking Scheme for General Ability Test (GAT)

Particular
Details
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
25
Marking Scheme
There will be no negative marking for incorrect answer
Total
150

Section-wise topics for NIFT 2020 GAT for B.F.Tech admissions

  • Quantitative Ability- Candidates are asked questions related to division, fractions, percentages, addition, multiplication, rate of interest, ratio and proportion, distance, and work.
  • Communication Ability and English Comprehension- Questions from correct spellings, singular, plural, one-word substitutes, synonyms, antonyms, words with corresponding meanings, idioms and phrases, etc. are asked.
  • Analytical Ability and Logical Ability- Candidates have to draw conclusion and logic from the given topic. They should use their creativity, lateral thinking and reasoning abilities to solve the questions in this section.
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs- This section tests general knowledge and current affairs of the candidates.
  • Case Study- This section tests the industrial aptitude of candidates and evaluates their managerial ability as well.

NIFT 2020 Weightage

Candidates can check the table below to know the weightage allotted to CAT, GAT and situation test. The weightage will be taken into account at the time of preparing the final merit list for NIFT admission 2020:

Programme
Test
Weightage
Bachelor of Fashion Technology
GAT
100%
Bachelor of Design
CAT
50%
GAT
30%
Situation Test
20 %

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NIFT Exam Pattern 2020

Question: Explain the exam pattern for NIFT 2020 CAT ?

Answer:

The Creative Ability Test (CAT) comprises three questions which the candidates had to complete within three hours. The total marks were 100. This test is conducted to evaluate the intuitive & design ability and observation skills for developing a concept. Creativity and innovation in skills will also be judged via this test.

Question: What is the exam pattern for NIFT 2020 GAT?

Answer:

The General Ability Test (GAT) is 2 hours paper-based test which consists of 5 sections. The total number of questions in the paper is 100. For other details like weightage of each section, kindly refer the article.

Question: What is the marking scheme of NIFT 2020 entrance test?

Answer:

The paper will be consisting of 100 questions. There is no negative marking in the paper.

Question: Can you brief me the exam pattern for NIFT 2020 CAT?

Answer:

The Creative Ability Test (CAT) comprises three questions which candidates have to complete in three hours. The total marks allotted will be 100. This test is conducted to evaluate the intuitive & design ability and observation skills for developing a concept. Creativity and innovation in skills will also be judged via this test.

Question: What is the exam pattern for NIFT 2020 GAT?

Answer:

The General Ability Test (GAT) will be of 2 hours, which will consist of 5 sections. The total number of questions asked will be 100. Read this  article carefully for other important details, such as weightage and marking scheme.

Question: What is the marking scheme of NIFT 2020 entrance test?

Answer:

The paper will be consisting of 100 questions. There is no negative marking in the paper.

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I HAVE COMPLETED MY BCOM, I WOULD LIKE TO TAKE MASTERS IN FASHION FIELD. IS THERE ANY COURCES SUITABLE FOR ME?

Shareef 16th Oct, 2019
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can someone apply for NIFT without appearing CAT and GAT?

Sonali Sahu Student Expert 13th Oct, 2019

hello,

NIFT has nothing to do with CAT or GAT. Those are the exams for MBA. NIFT is for admission in fashion courses.

The eligibilitiy is just marks of your 10th and intermediate. The main point is the candidate must have qualified both from a recognised board and must be having PCM as the compulsory subject.

The exam has an age limit to be 23 and there is 5 years relaxation for category reserved candidates.

For more information please check the article:- https://design.careers360.com/articles/nift-eligibility-criteria

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can u tell me the exact date of application form filling?

Aditya kumar Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

Hello there!

Greetings!

I can't tell you the exact dates as it's not been announced officially yet but yes start date of NIFT 2020 online application is fourth week of October 2019 , so you will be able to fill the application form once it is released. Last date to fill NIFT application form 2020 will be fourth week of December 2019, so you need to make sure that you fill the form before the last date  while National Institute of Fashion Technology will conduct NIFT entrance exam in third week of January 2020 in pen and paper based mode. NIFT entrance exam is a gateway for getting admission in bachelor’s courses in Design (B. Des.) and Fashion Technology (B.F. Tech.). The qualified students will get admission in 16 campuses of NIFT across India. For more and detailed information go through :- https://design.careers360.com/articles/nift

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Sir is there any specific certificate format for PWD, SC/ST category that has to be given ?

Abhishek singh Student Expert 3rd Oct, 2019
Hello,
You have not specified the exam for which you are seeking information.
But still i would like to bring this to your notice that different exams/institutes require caste certificates in different formats. You can easily fetch the format by visiting the official website of that specific institute.
If you are seeking information about nift, then yes nift does specify the required format for the caste certificate. You can fetch detailed information about the format by browsing through the official website.
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Can we still get going into Mumbai Nift when we did our entrance exam in different centre?

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Yes, you can get NIFT, Mumbai even if you gave your Entrance Exam in different centre. The centre of your entrance exam is no mode for the college you are given admission in. So don't worry. You will be getting the college according to your marks and rank.

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