NIFT Situation Test 2018

NIFT_situation-testNIFT Situation Test 2018 - Shortlisted candidates can now download call letter for NIFT 2018 situation test. Earlier, NIFT had provided revised opportunity for opting venue/date for the situation test. On the demand of the candidates, situation test at NIFT campuses Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad and Chennai will also be conducted on April 30, 2018 along with April 29 as well. Candidates could opt/edit their choice of venue/date of situation test till April 12, 2018 (12.00 noon). NIFT situation test 2018 will be held in April-May for shortlisted candidates for Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) admissions across 16 campuses. Registration for situation test of NIFT 2018 had commenced from April 5 (2 PM onwards). As much as 20% weightage will be given to NIFT 2018 situation test. The shortlisted candidates for admissions (B.Des) from the NIFT written entrance examination (conducted on January 21) are required to appear for the situation test, which will be a hands-on test to evaluate the candidate’s skills for material handling and innovative ability on a given situation with a given set of materials. Complete details about situation test conducted by NIFT can be checked on this page.

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How to download call letter for NIFT Situation Test 2018?

For appearing in the situation test, shortlisted candidates of B.Des. will be required to download the call letter. They should follow below steps:

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Step 1- They are required to enter any two of the follwoing-

  • Roll number

  • Date of birth

  • Application number

Step 2- 'Submit' button should be clicked.


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How to select date and test centre for NIFT 2018 situation test?

This had to be done only by shortlisted candidates for Bachelor of Design (B.Des.). They needed to follow these simple steps in order to register for the test:

Step 1- Candidates were required to enter following details-

  • Email address

  • Date of birth

  • Roll number

  • Verification code

Step 2- Finally, ‘Submit’ button had to be pressed. 


NIFT Situation Test 2018

  • Situation test of NIFT is expected to be of two hours.

  • The model prepared by the candidates will be evaluated on following parameters:

  1. Space visualization

  2. Innovative and creative use of given material

  3. Composition of elements

  4. Colour scheme

  5. Construction skill

  6. Finesse of the model

  7. Overall presentation

  • Evaluation of these parameters will be done along with the write up explaining the concept behind the model constructed. The write up has to be in English only, and no marks will be given for NIFT situation test write up written in any other language.

  • Test-takers will not be allowed to use outside or additional material for making the model/design.

  • Evaluation of situation test of NIFT 2018 will be done by the Jury on the spot. The model of the candidates will not be preserved for future reference.

Note: Disclosing identity by writing any personal details or placing identification mark on the model/design/write up will result in disqualification of the candidate. Moreover, his/her final result will be not declared. 


NIFT Situation Test Preparation Tips

Following are some of the preparation tips to crack NIFT situation test:

  • Candidates should try to improve their observation skills. They should be able to observe their surroundings minutely.

  • While practising at home, candidates should try to think of various models that they can make reflecting the look, feel and mood for that topic. 

  • To score well in NIFT situation test 2018, aspirants should try working with different types of materials in order to familiarise themselves. Some of the materials they should work with are ivory sheets, cardboard, thermocol (thick and thin), glaze papers, plasticine clay, copper wire, kite papers, handmade sheet, cellophane, fabric, thread, coloured clay, ribbon, rubber band, thumb pins, straw, aluminium foil, aluminium sheet, etc.

  • While practising to make a model at home, candidates should try to time themselves, and complete it within two hours. This will help in improving the speed and time management skills that will be beneficial during the actual NIFT 2018 situation test.  

NIFT Admissions 2018 Weightage




Bachelor of Design





Situation Test


Final result (online) is likely to be declared at the end of May/June 2018. The counselling procedure for NIFT admissions 2018 will also start at the same time. 

NIFT conducts its own entrance exam for admissions to a total of 2,370 seats across Bachelor of Design (B.Des) and Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) programmes. NIFT 2018, a pen and paper-based admission test, was held on January 21 for admissions across 16 campuses of the institute located in Chennai, New Delhi, Gandhinagar, Bhopal, Jodhpur, Kangra, Bhubaneshwar, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kannur, Raebareli, Shillong, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Patna and Srinagar.


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