National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is conducting its own entrance exam for offering admissions to a total of 2,370 seats across Bachelor of Design (B.Des) and Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) programmes. NIFT exam, a pen and paper-based admission test, is being held on January 21 across 32 cities in India for providing 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. Nearly 22,000 candidates are expected to take the test.
Candidates seeking admissions to NIFT B.Des. programme have to appear for Creative Ability Test (CAT) as well as General Ability Test (GAT). For admission to B.F.Tech. programme, candidates will have to take GAT only. The national level fashion and design entrance exam is being conducted as per the following schedule-
NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 Timings
Bachelor of Design
10 am to 1 pm
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Bachelor of Fashion Technology
10 am to 1 pm
NIFT 2018 written entrance test evaluates knowledge, skill and aptitude of the candidates for the programme opted. Questions are asked from English comprehension, quantitative ability, communication ability, analytical ability, and general knowledge & current affairs. Moreover, CAT judges the intuitive ability, power of observation in concept development and design ability of the candidate. An important aspect of the test is the creative and innovative use of colour and illustration skills.
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