PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT NIFT

B.Des.(Fashion Design)
B.Des.(Leather Design)
B.Des.(Accessory Design)
B.Des.(Textile Design)
B.Des.(Knitwear Design)
B.Des.(Fashion Communication)
B.FTech.(Apparel Production)
M.Des.(Master of Design)
M.F.M.(Master of Fashion Management)
M.FTech.(Master of Fashion Technology)

IMPORTANT DATES

Online Registration 2nd, November
Last date for Online Registration 10th January
Written Entrance Examination for all UG & PG Programmes 12th February
Admit Card (Online only) 23rd January

WHO CAN APPLY?

For Bachelor Programmes :

Age Criteria for Bachelors programme: Maximum Age: 23 years as on 1st October, 2017.

Fashion Design / Leather Design / Accessory Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication

    • The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education / State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi.
    • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB).
    • Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system.
    • A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.
    • 3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.

Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) (B.FTech.)

    • The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
    • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri- Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / International Baccalaureate (IB).
    • Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
    • A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
    • 3 or 4-years diploma in any branch of Engineering recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.

For Master Programmes :

M.Des M.F.M. M.F.Tech.
undergraduate degree from an institute/University recognised by law in India
OR
Diploma i UG Design from NIFT/NID
OR
Undergraduate diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT/NID
Undergraduate degree from any Institute/University recognised by law in India.
OR
Undergraduate Diploma of min three years duration from NIFT/NID.
B.F.Tech from NIFT

OR

B.E. /B.Tech from any institute/University recognised by law in India.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates can apply online at www.nift. ac.in or https://applyadmission.net/nift2018

ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

Based on the choice, all eligible candidates will have to appear for a writtenentrance examination at the Examination Centres opted by them.The written entrance examination is designed to test the knowledge, skill and aptitude of the candidates for the programme opted.
There is no negative marking.

WEIGHTAGE OF THE EXAMINATION

PROGRAMMES TEST WEIGHTAGE
B.DES CAT
GAT
SITUATION TEST
50%

30%

20%

M.DES CAT
GAT
GD/PI
40%
30%
30%
B.FTECH GAT 100%
M.FTECH GAT

GD/PI

70%
30%.
M.F.M. GAT

GD/PI

70%
30%.

 

  • On the basis of result of written test GAT and CAT, shortlisted B.Des candidates are called for second test called Situation Test.
  • For B.F.Tech. candidates, GAT will be the final test for selection.

DESCRIPTION OF COMPONENTS OF ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
GENERAL ABILITY TEST (GAT) FOR BACHELOR OF DESIGN (B.DES.) AND MASTER OF DESIGN (M.DES.)
This test will comprise of various sections as given below:

  1. Quantitative Ability
  2. Communication Ability
  3. English Comprehension
  4. Analytical Ability
  5. General Knowledge and Current Affairs

The number of questions may vary in each section year to year.

CREATIVE ABILITY TEST (CAT)
This test is administered to judge 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.

TEST STRUCTURE
The number of questions may vary in each section and for each course year to year. The level of difficulty in questions for all courses may vary.
Short listed candidates from the written entrance examination are required to take the Situation test/Group Discussion (GD) / Interview as applicable (except B.FTech).

SITUATION TEST
Shortlisted candidates for B.Des from the written entrance examination are required to take a Situation Test which is 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. No additional material will be provided/allowed.The model will be evaluated on space visualization, innovative and creative use of given material, the composition of elements, colour scheme, construction skill, the finesse of the model and overall presentation etc. These parameters will be checked with the write up explaining the concept behind the model constructed.

GROUP DISCUSSIONS
Shortlisted candidates for Masters Programs from the written entrance examination are required to undergo Case Study based Group Discussions (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). GD would comprise approximately 15 to 20 minutes of discussion on a case study assigned, on which a panel of experts will assess the candidates on various parameters like conceptual clarity, knowledge of the topic, contribution to the topic, ability to generate ideas, leadership qualities and effective communication.

PERSONAL INTERVIEW
Candidates shall be evaluated on the various parameters as listed below by a panel, in the Personal Interview:

  1. Career Orientation
  2. Aptness for the course
  3. Overall personal achievements in academics and co-curricular activities
  4. Communication
  5. General awareness and aptitude, creative and lateral thinking

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