National Institute of Fashion Technology, under Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, has conducted NIFT Entrance Exam 2017 on February 12 in pen & paper mode for admissions to Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Fashion Technology programmes offered across 16 campuses located in India. Candidates seeking admissions to B.F.Tech programmes had to appear in General Ability Test (GAT), while those willing to get admissions into B.Des programmes were also required to appear in Creative Ability Test (CAT) that analysed their creativity and innovation skills.
NIFT Entrance Exam Schedule 2017
Bachelor of Design
10.00 am to 1.00 pm
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Bachelor of Fashion Technology
NIFT Exam Pattern 2017
Exam medium: English
Exam duration: 2 hours
Total questions: 100
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Exam duration: 3 hours
Total questions: 150
Communication Ability and English Comprehension
Analytical and Logical Ability
There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
On the basis of result of written test GAT and CAT, shortlisted B.Des candidates will be called for second test called Situation Test. It is expected to be conducted in April and May in which they will be tested practically by assigning situations where they have to draw or craft models with given resources. They will also need to explain their concept for the model created in writing.
NIFT result will be declared in May/June 2017. Qualified candidates will be called for NIFT 2017 counselling process in the month of June.
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Here is the link for NIFT entrance exam 2020 where you can find the previous years question papers foe both GAT and CAT. You can download the files by clicking on 'download here'. You can also find the detailed syllabus and books to refer which will be helpful to you. You will also find preparation tips for scoring good marks. You can click the link below
Hello dear aspirant.
For a exam like NIFT one month is a very less time. But if you work hard and smart . You can surely get success. First of all make a proper time table that you will study 14-16hrs daily. Ten after solve at least two previous year papers daily. Join a test series and see how are the results.
Hope you get it.
The NIFT entrance exam is a pen and paper test with two papers- Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) and General Aptitude Test (GAT). For B.Des. and M.Des., GAT is conducted for 2 hours and for B.F.Tech., M.F.M., and M.F.Tech., GAT is conducted for 3 hours because of the differences in the weightage. The number of questions also differ from course to course.
CAT evaluates your creativity and deigning aptitude. This is important if you are seeking Bachelors of Design as your course. Your intuition skills and observation skills should be put into practice to achieve good marks in the same. Colour and illustration skills become important and will also be evaluated in this.
GAT evaluates the academic aptitude like Mathematics (class 10th level), Reasoning, English Language and Comprehension. It also consists of GK, current affairs and the knowledge of the fashion industry.
English consists of spot the error, sentence correction, analogies, syntax, synonyms, antonyms, idioms and phrases, one word substitution, fill in the blanks, spelling errors, grammar and arranging the sentences or passages in the correct order.
Reasoning consists of verbal and non-verbal series, directions, ranking, calendar, sitting arrangement, coding-decoding, cubes and dices, clocks, syllogism, puzzles, blood relations, eligibility criteria, line counting, graph and related things.
GK and Current Affairs section apart from the GK and current affairs, also consists of questions based on fashion. Be aware of TV endorsements and their taglines used for different products in the same, fashion terminology, entertainment events, brands, logos, celebrities, Miss Universe, Miss World and fashion trends both which are in and out. Other than that, be thorough with current affairs consisting of the political, economic and social situation and also with sports, culture and history of India.
Mathematics consists of the pipes and cisterns, work time, simple interest, compound interest, averages, mensuration, set theory, number system, ratio and proportion, ages, profit and loss, speed time, height and distance,mixtures and allegations, trigonometry, upstream & downstream, permutation and combination and probability.
There are 100 questions for B.Des. paper which are divided as follows:
English Comprehension- 25 questions
Quantitative ability- 20 questions
Communication ability- 25 questions
Analytical ability- 15 marks
GK and current affairs- 15 marks
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