National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Exam 2017

NIFT 2017: Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Application Form, Syllabus

Summary:

NIFT Entrance Exam is conducted by National Insitute of Fashion Technology. The exam is a national level exam. It is organised to select eligible candidates for admission to various UG and PG courses offerd by the institute.

Courses offered by National Institute of Fashion Technology: UG - B.Des./ B.F.Tech ; PG - M.F.M/ M.F.Tech./ M.Des. 

This article contains all the necessary details pertaining NIFT 2017.

NIFT 2017 Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria for NIFT 2017 is as under:

NIFT UG 2017                                                                                                                            

  • Nationality -  Indian

  • Age limit: The maximum age should be 23 years as on 1st October, 2017 for general candidates.

  • 5 years relaxation on maximum age limit for SC, ST or Differently Abled Person (PHP) candidates.

  • Must have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent from any recognized board.

NIFT PG 2017

  • Age limit: no minimum or maximum age limit

  • Qualification: For M.Des and M.F.M programme, candidates must have obtained bachelor's degree from any institution/university recognized by law in India

NIFT 2017 Reservation:

  • SC    -  15%

  • ST    -   7.5%

  • OBC -   27%

  • PH    -  3%

  • Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI – 15% (supernumerary)

  • State Domicile – 20% (supernumerary)

  • State Domicile in Jammu & Kashmir – 35 % within 30 seats

NIFT 2017 Application Fee:

The application fee for NIFT 2017 can be paid through any of the following modes:

Online : The fee can be paid via any credit/debit card or through online payment gateway.

Offline : Offline payment can be made through demand draft.

FEE

Before Deadline

General

1500

OBC

1500

SC/ST/PH

750

The late fee is Rs. 5000.

NIFT 2017 Exam Pattern:

Mode of exam: Offline ( pen and paper mode )

Papers: The exam is divided into two papers GAT (General Ability Test) and CAT (Creative Ability Test).

Duration: 02 Hours

Language: English

Number of questions: 180 questions in GAT

Negative Marking: No negative marking

Following is the test structure for NIFT 2017:

Programme

No. of Questions

Sections

B.Des.

M.Des.

Quantitative Ability

25

25

Communication Ability

35

35

English Comprehension

30

30

Analytical Ability

30

30

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

30

30

Total

150

150

1. GAT and CAT

Programmes

Test

Timings

Bachelor of Design

CAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

GAT

02.00 pm to 04.00 pm

Master of Design

CAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

GAT

02.00 pm to 04.00 pm

Bachelor of Fashion Technology

GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

Master of Fashion Technology

GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

Master of Fashion Management

GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

2. SITUATION TEST

3. GROUP DISCUSSIONS

4. PERSONAL INTERVIEW

The weightage assigned to each test in the final merit list of the entrance examination will be as follows:

BACHELOR PROGRAMMES

TEST 

WEIGHtAGE

B.Des.

CAT

50%

GAT 

30%

SITUATION TEST

20%

B.F.Tech.

B.F.Tech.

100%

MASTER PROGRAMMES

TEST

WEIGHTAGE

M.Des.

CAT

40%

GAT

30%

GDPI

30%

M.F.M.

GAT

70%

GD/PI

30%

M.F.Tech.

GAT

70%

GD/PI

30%

Test Centres NIFT 2017:

The test centres for NIFT 2017 are as follows:

1. Ahmedabad

2. Bangalore

3. Bhopal

4. Bhubaneswar

5. Chandigarh

6. Chennai

7. Cochin

8. Coimbatore

9. Dehradun

10. Delhi

11. Guwahati

12. Hyderabad

13. Jaipur

14. Jammu

15. Jodhpur

16. Kangra

17. Kannur (Kerala)

18. Kolkata

19. Lucknow

20. Madurai

21. Mumbai

22. Nagpur

23. Patna

24. Pune

25. Raipur

26. Ranchi

27. Surat

28.Udaipur

29. Vadodara

30. Vishakhapatnam

31. Shillong

32. Srinagar (J&K)

Distribution of Seats  NIFT 2017:

The distribution of seats for NIFT 2017 is as under:

NIFT 2017 Admit Card:

NIFT 2017 admit cards can be downloaded from 23rd January 2017 onwards. No Admit cards will be sent by post. Here is the direct link to download NIFT 2017 admit card.  

NIFT 2017 Result:

The result for NIFT 2017 shall be declared by the first week of June 2017, irrespective of the delay in the release of application forms.

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