NIFT 2020: Application Form, Exam Date, Pattern, Eligibility, Syllabus

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NIFTNIFT stands for National Institute of Fashion Technology. It is a registered university by government of India. National Institute of Fashion Technology is the conducting authority of the NIFT entrance exam. It conducts an entrance exam at the national level. It conducts the entrance exam once a year. Applicants need to appear for the entrance exam in order to get admission in the university.

This university offers admission to applicants who want to apply in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of fashion and technology at the professional level.T his entrance exam is organized to offer admission into Bachelors of Design, Bachelors of Fashion Technology, Master of Fashion Technology, Master of Design, Master of Fashion Management etc.

Applicants who score well in this entrance exam get the opportunity to get admission in B. Des, B.F. Tech, M. Des and MFM course.T he university also conducts creative ability test (CAT) and general ability test (GAT) in order to offer admission to the applicants.

NIFT 2020 New Changes Introduced

  • From the year 2019, the application fee for General/OBC – NCL has been increased to Rs.2000 from Rs.1500. For SC/ ST/ PWD candidates fee is increased to Rs.1000 to Rs.750.

NIFT 2020 Dates

The important information related to the important events and tentative dates are mentioned below for the reference of the applicants:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Starting of Online Registration4th week of October 2019
Last date to register4th week of December 2019
Application correction window opensLast week of December 2019 to 1st week of January 2020
The last date to register with late fee of Rs. 50001st week of January 2020
Availability of Admit card2nd week of January 2020
NIFT 20203rd week of January 2020
Announcement of ResultIn the month of February/March 2020
Last date of registration for Foreign Nationals/ NRIs/SAARCLast week of April 2020
A release of Call Letter for PG programmes4th week of March 2020
Situation Test/GD/InterviewIn the month of February/March 2020
Declaration of Final ResultIn the month of May or June 2020
The beginning of the Counselling processIn the month of June 2020

NIFT 2020 Application Form

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The important information related to the application process are mentioned below for the reference of the applicants:

  • The application form will be available in online mode only on the official website of the university in the month of October.
  • Candidates have to fill the application form before the last date that is expected till the fourth week of December 2019.
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  • There are no other options to purchase the application form.
  • Applicants need to fill the application form as required.
  • After filing the form successfully, applicants are advised to take a printout of the duly filled application form for further usage.
  • Applicants need to submit a duly filled application form along with the application fee through DD on the below mentioned address:

Project Manager,

All India Management Association Management House,

14, Institutional Area,

Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003

Details of the Application fee:

  • The application fee is non-refundable.
  • Applicants can pay the application fee in both online (debit/credit card or net banking) mode and offline mode (DD).
  • In case of offline mode, the DD drawn should be in favor of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi.
  • For General/OBC-NCL candidates – Rs. 2000
  • For SC/ST and PwD candidates – Rs.1000

Application Correction

In case candidates have made mistakes while filling the application form, the corrections can be made after the opening of application correction window.

The Application correction is expected to start from the last week of December 2019 to 1st week of January 2019.

NIFT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The important information related to the eligibility criteria are mentioned below for the reference of the applicants:

Age criteria:

  • Applicants should be below the age of 23 years (28 years for SC/ST/PWD category) for applying for B. Des course.
  • University has not yet decided any age limit for the applicants applying for PG course.

For B.F.Tech (Apparel Production):

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must have passed his/her 10+2 level degree from a recognized board or university.
  • Qualifying Subjects: Candidate must have qualified with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

For B.Des Programme:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have passed his/her 10+2 level degree from a recognized board or university.

For M.F.Tech Programme:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have done their Bachelor’s degree in F.Tech from NIFT or B.Tech/B.E from a recognized institute or university.

For M.Des Programme:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have done their bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute or university OR
    Should have done UG Diploma in UG design of minimum 3 years from NIFT or NID.
  • Educational qualifications:
    • Applicants who have completed HSC exam and is a three years or four years diploma holder are eligible to apply for B. Des exam.
    • Applicants who have passed undergraduate degree in any discipline are eligible to apply for M. Des / MFM course exam.
    • Applicants who have completed B. F. Tech or BE/B. Tech course from a known university or institute is eligible to apply for M.F. Tech course exam.
  • Appearing applicants:
    • Applicants who are in process for the final year are also eligible to apply for the exam.

NIFT 2020 Pattern

The important information related to the paper pattern for the entrance exam are mentioned below for the reference of the applicants:

  • Mode: The entrance exam will be organized in offline mode (pen-paper based test).
  • Papers: There will be two papers in the entrance exam – CAT and GAT.
  • Language: The question paper will be published in the English
  • Duration: The entrance exam will be conducted for two hours.
  • Negative markings: the Incorrect answer will not deduct any negative markings.

Sections: The question paper will have five sections.

  • Quantitative ability
  • Communication ability
  • English comprehension
  • Analytical ability
  • General knowledge and current affair.
  • Exam Mode and Date: NIFT 2020 exam will be organized in the third week of January 2020 through Pen and Paper (offline) mode.
  • Number and Type of Questions: The question paper will contain multiple choice questions and the number of questions will vary for various programmes.
  • Time Duration: For B.Des and M.Des entrance test, 2 hours will be provided to complete the paper. For B.F.Tech, M.F.Tech and MFM entrance exams, 3 hours will be provided.
  • Sections: The exam paper will contain various sections like – Quantitative Ability, Analytical and Logical Ability, English Comprehension, Communication Ability, Current Affairs, and General Knowledge.
  • Language Medium: The question paper will be in English
  • Marking Scheme: There will be no negative marking in the exam paper.

In the table given below we have distributed the number of questions for various sections:

SectionFor M.F.Tech, MFM and B.F.TechFor B.Des
Quantitative Ability30 (10 for MFM)20
Communication Ability and English Comprehension45 (50 for MFM)50 (25 each)
Analytical Ability2515
General Knowledge & Current Affairs2515
Case Study25 (40 for MFM)
Total150 questions100 questions

NIFT 2020 Syllabus

The important information related to the syllabus for the entrance exam are mentioned below for the reference of the applicants:

  • The entrance exam will be divided into two sections: CAT and GAT.
  • The main aim of CAT paper is to identify the ability, power of observation in concept development and design ability of the applicants.
  • The paper also identifies the creativity and innovative use of color and illustration skills of the applicants.

Below mentioned are the topics from which the question paper of GAT will be based:

  • Quantitative ability
  • Communication ability
  • English comprehension
  • Analytical ability
  • General knowledge and current affairs

NIFT 2020 Preparation Tips

To qualify the entrance test of NIFT 2020, students can take help of below preparation tips:

  • Make a proper study schedule and review complete details of the exam before starting the preparation.
  • Note down all the important points, concepts or formulas at one place.
  • Analyze your exam preparation level by attempting mock tests.
  • Practice by solving sample papers or past years question papers.
  • Revision is a necessary part of your study so revise all your prepared notes at the end of each day.
  • Study for the exam from a study material mostly recommended by experts or qualified students.

NIFT 2020 Admit Card

The important information related to the releasing of admit card mentioned below for the reference of the applicants:

  • Admit cards of the applicants will be released in online mode on the official website of the university.
  • Applicants can visit the website in the month of January 2020 in order to get the admit card online.
  • Applicants need to download the admit card from the website using the application number and then take a printout of the same for further reference.
  • Applicants will not receive admit card by post, email or in person from the university.
  • Admit card is a mandatory document to carry at the time of examination.

NIFT 2020 Result

The important information related to the declaration of the results are mentioned below for the reference of the applicants:

  • Results will be available for the applicants who have appeared for the entrance exam.
  • Results will be released in online mode on the official website of the university in the month of February.
  • Applicants are advised to download the results and take the printout of the same for further reference.
  • Authority will conduct a group discussion, situation test for the applicants, after the declaration of the results.

To check the result online and download the scorecard, students have to enter their application number, roll number and date of birth.

NIFT 2020 Counseling

The important information related to the counseling process are mentioned below for the reference of the applicants:

  • Authority will conduct a counseling session after the declaration of the results.
  • Applicants have to attend different rounds like an interview, group discussion, and situation test in order to get admission in the university.
  • Applicants need to carry the required documents at the time of counseling for the verification
  • On completion of the counseling session, applicants will get seats on the basis of the rank, seats available and performance in the rounds.

Documents for NIFT Counselling

At the time of counseling, document verification of the candidates will be also done.

Candidates have to submit the below-listed documents certificate verification:

  • 10th and 12th Mark sheet
  • 10th and 12th Pass certificate
  • Several Passport size photographs
  • Category certificate
  • Medical Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Bank Draft
  • Affidavit of provisional admission
  • Anti- Ragging certificate
  • Provisional call letter

 

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About the Author Sharoz Dawa

Co-founder & Developer at IAS Paper I am a 20-year-old guy from Mumbai (Maharashtra) currently doing Software Engineering.I love helping people and providing free education. Official Website http://www.sharozdawa.comFacebook

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