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Preparation Tips to crack NIFT 2017

Last Updated - November 11, 2016

NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology) entrance exam is held every year for the candidates desirous of studying in Fashion Technology courses. The exam will be held on February 12, 2017. Also, NIFT 2017 Result will be declared in the month of May/June 2017. The NIFT exam is conducted by NIFT itself.

NIFT Entrance examination is comprised of two papers i.e. online mode and offline mode conducted on the same day. The time duration of the examination is 2 hours and there will be no negative marking. Selection of the candidate is based on the NIFT written test, Group Discussion, and Personal interview.

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NIFT 2017: Preparation Tips

Candidates are advised to check all the resources and methods that are helpful in preparing of NIFT entrance in an organised way. Following is the detail of each section comprised of topics from where the questions are asked:

English

  • The questions asked in this section are based on Grammar and Syntax. Questions are comprised of topics asked from Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, Spot the errors, cloze test, fill in the blanks, sentence correction, spelling errors, word substitution, and sentence ordering etc. candidates are also advised to practice Vocabulary.

Reasoning

  • In this section questions are asked from the topics such as Verbal & non-verbal, coding, decoding, ranking, sitting arrangement, directions, calendar, clocks, blood relations, cubes & dices, line counting, graph, puzzles etc.

Mathematics

  • For clearing this section students need to practice questions from the topics such as Number system, Ratio proportion, Averages, Ages, Profits & Losses, Speed time, Upstream & Downstream, Pipes & cistern, Work time, simple interest, compound interest, trigonometry, height & distance, combination and probability etc.

Creative Ability Test

  • Students need to prepare for the topics such as Dimensions, Product Design, Space design, Human figure, Colour rendering, Colour interpretation. Candidates need to also practice questions from Visual communication topics like Poster, Product life, Process drawing etc.

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Following preparation tips help to clear all the admission rounds like group discussion and interview etc.

  • Nothing is better than practice so candidates have to practice as many questions as they can. Students must practice previous year questions papers too.
  • Candidates need to read different newspapers, magazines, and websites on regular basis.
  • Candidates can get ideas from posters, banners and advertisements they see.
  • Candidates must highlight the line by making it bold which shows the candidates confidence.
  • Candidates start detailing the things which they feel required such as human figures and outfits.
  • Candidates need to practice different styles of lettering.
  • Candidates are advised to make light sketch firstly and then darken it which ultimately saves candidate time.
  • In the examination, the candidates need to think about the idea first and then draw it with the use of quality pencils with at least 24 shades. Therefore, plan time scheduled in such a way that paper can complete on time.
  • Candidates should start with simple designs and then practice complicated and difficult one.

Read More NIFT Exam Analysis


NIFT 2017: Study Material

Section wise study material for NIFT 2017 is listed as below:

NIFT 2017 Preparation Books
Entrance examinations 2013 by Arihant Publications for NIFT/ NID/ IIFT with ISBN No. 9385980890
Admission test (Special Color Supplement) by Ramesh Publishing House
By New Light Publishers Guide to NIFT/NID for Group A, B, C & D
NIFT by Sonia Sahney
Popular Master Guide NIFT and IIFT by R.Gupta
NIFT: Previous year solved paper by Ramesh Publishing House
Entrance examination guide by D Mittal
NIFT National Entrance Exam by Verma

NIFT 2017 Exam Pattern

NIFT 2017 entrance exam is divided into two tests i.e. online or written objective test which is also called General Ability Test (GAT) and Creative Ability test (CAT).

In B.Des., the qualified candidates in GAT & CAT section will be called for NIFT situation test. GAT will be the final selection test for candidates who want to take admission in B.FTech. course. According to the GAT and CAT result in the case of M.Des. and GAT result in the case of M.FTech. and M.F.M. candidates will be called for Group Discussion or Personal Interview.

Creative Ability Test Section: NIFT examination pattern of Creative Ability Test is designed to evaluate the candidate skills, their observation power, and innovation in design by using various colours.

General Ability Test Section: In this test, candidates can take admission in B.Des. and M.Des. programs at NIFT. General Ability Test is comprised of following sections:

  • Quantitative Ability: Questions are based on Addition, Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Percentage, Rate of Interest, Work and Task, Ration and Proportion and Distance.
  • Communication Ability: It focuses on the candidate’s language ability. Questions are asked from Synonyms, Antonyms, Singular, Plural, and One-word substitutes etc.
  • English Comprehension: Candidates should answer according to their understanding after reading specific passage
  • Analytical Ability: It is designed to check candidate’s inference and logical ability.
  • General Awareness: Questions were based on Current affairs

Following tables shows the test structure for B.Des., M.Des., B.FTech, M.FTech, and M.F.M programs along with no. of questions.

For Bachelor Of Design (B.Des.)

In this program, CAT test is having 50% weightage and GAT test is having 30% weightage. Whereas situation test is having 20% weightage and is a practical exam. The test is comprised of 150 questions and is completed in 2 hours.

SectionsNo. of questions
Quantitative Ability25
Communication Ability35
Comprehension of English30
Analytical Ability30
General Knowledge and Current Affairs30
Total Questions150

For B.FTech

Candidates who want to take admission in B.FTech need to appear for GAT which contains 100 percent weightage. The Test should be completed in three hours. Following table shows the section-wise distribution of questions:

SectionsNo. of questions
Quantitative Ability30
English Comprehension & Communication Ability45
Logical Ability & Analytical25
General Knowledge and Current Affairs25
Case study25
Total Questions150

For M.Des.

In this programme CAT test is having 40% weightage and GAT test is having 30% weightage. Whereas Group Discussion or Personal Interview is having 30% weightage. The test is comprised of 150 questions and is completed in 2 hours.

SectionsNo. of questions
Quantitative Ability25
Communication Ability35
Comprehension of English30
Analytical Ability30
General Knowledge and Current Affairs30
Total Questions150

For M.FTech

Candidates seeking admission in MFTech need to appear for GAT which contains 70 percent weightage. Group Discussion or Personal Interview is having 30 percent weightage. The test should be completed in three hours. The following table shows the section-wise distribution of questions:

SectionsNo. of questions
Quantitative Ability30
English Comprehension & Communication Ability45
Logical Ability & Analytical25
General Knowledge and Current Affairs25
Case study25
Total Questions150

For Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M)

Candidates can take admission in MFM after clearing the GAT which contains 70 percent weightage. Group Discussion or Personal Interview contains 30 percent weightage. The Test must be completed in three hours. Following table shows the section-wise distribution of questions:

SectionsNo. of questions
Quantitative Ability10
English Comprehension & Communication Ability50
Logical Ability & Analytical25
General Knowledge and Current Affairs25
Case study40
Total Questions150

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