National Institute of Fashion Technology

National Institute of Fashion Technology conducts (NIFT) entrance exam for admissions to a total of 2,370 seats across Bachelor of Design (B.Des), Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech), master's courses in Design (M.Des.) and Fashion Technology (M.F. Tech) programmes. It will be a pen/paper mode test which will be held in the third week January 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. Candidates seeking admissions to NIFT B.Des and M.Des programme have to appear for Creative Ability Test (CAT) as well as General Ability Test (GAT). Shortlisted candidates will be required to take the NIFT Situation Test in April-May.

Online Registration 22nd October 2018
Last Date of Registration 28th December 2018
Written Entrance Examination for all UG & PG Programmes 20th January 2019
Situation Test / Group Discussion / Interview April-May 2019

UG :

B.Des

  • (FashionDesign/ LeatherDesign/AccessoryDesign/ TextileDesign/KnitwearDesign/ FashionCommunication) 10 +2 from a recognized Board of Education.Candidate should be 23 years as on 1st October, 2017.

B.F Tech.

  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) 10 +2 (physics, Chemistry & maths) from a recognized Board of Education.

PG :

M.Des

  • (Master of Design) & MFM (Master Of Fashion Management) Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India or Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.

MASTER OF FASHION MANAGEMENT (M.F.M.)

  • Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India or Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.

M.F.Tech

  • (Master of Fashion Technology)

B.F.Tech

  • from NIFT or B.E / B.Tech.from any Institute / University recognized by law in India.

The Creative ability test judges the ability of students to create something new and also judges their creativity in using different colors. Based on the GAT and CAT scores, the B. Des candidates will be shortlisted and called for the Situation Test.

Based on GAT & CAT score in the case of M. Des and GAT score in the case of M.F. Tech and M.F.M., shortlisted candidates will be called for Group Discussion/Personal Interview (GD/PI).

This is a hands-on test only for qualied B. Des. Candidates. This will evaluate the candidate's skills for material handling and innovative ability in a given situation with a given set of materials. No additional material will be provided/allowed. The write-up is required to be in English. The evaluation of the test will be done by the jury on the spot. The model will not be preserved for future reference.

Shortlisted candidates for master's programmes in NIFT entrance exam 2019 will be called for a Case Study based Group Discussions (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). The GD would comprise of discussion on a case study. A panel of experts will assess the candidates on various parameters such as interpersonal skills, leadership quality, and so on. In the personal interview for NIFT 2019, the candidates will be evaluated by a panel, on various parameters such as creativity, communication, general awareness and so on

Exam Patterns
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CREATIVE ABILITY TEST (CAT) : To test Concept Development (Creativity), Observation, Visualization, Color Application, Drawing& Design abilities.

GENERAL ABILITY TEST (GAT) : To test Quantitative ability, English Communication & Comprehension, Analytical Ability and General Knowledge & Current Affairs.

SITUATION TEST : A hands-on test to evaluate the candidate's skills for material handling & innovative ability on a given situation with a given set of materials.

Situation Tests and Group Discussion (GD) are conducted only for those who clear Phase 1 (CAT & GAT)

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CREATIVE ABILITY TEST (CAT) : To test Concept Development (Creativity), Observation, Visualization, Color Application, Drawing& Design abilities.

GENERAL ABILITY TEST (GAT) : To test Quantitative ability, English Communication & Comprehension, Analytical Ability and General Knowledge & Current Affairs.

SITUATION TEST : A hands-on test to evaluate the candidate's skills for material handling & innovative ability on a given situation with a given set of materials.

Situation Tests and Group Discussion (GD) are conducted only for those who clear Phase 1 (CAT & GAT)