NIFT 2023 Exam Pattern, Types of Question, Marking Scheme – Get Here

NIFT 2023 Exam PatternNIFT 2023 Exam Pattern must be checked to know complete details about the paper. NIFT is a national level entrance test which is conducted by the NIFT institution. It will offer admission in various Fashion and Technology related fields. Candidates will take admission into the courses of B.F.Tech, B.Des, M.F.M, M.Des and M.F.Tech after qualifying the NIFT entrance test. Through this article candidates know the complete details related to NIFT Exam pattern 2023.

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NIFT 2023 Exam Pattern

It is necessary for the candidates to go through complete exam pattern. It makes the candidates aware regarding the pattern of the exam. It also helps the candidates to know about marking scheme followed in the entrance test. The authority will conduct GAT, CAT, GD & PI interview rounds. The General ability test (GAT) will be conducted for B.Des and M.Des programmes.

Creative ability test (CAT) will be conducted to judge the candidate’s intuitive ability, design ability and power of observation in concept development. An important feature of this test is the innovative and creative use of colour and illustration skills.

NIFT Exam Pattern 2023

Candidates appearing for NIFT 2023 entrance test have to prepare themselves according to the given below exam pattern:

  • Mode: NIFT 2023 entrance exam will be organised through online mode as proctored exam.
  • Language: The question paper will be in English & Hindi language.
  • Sections: GAT test will consist of questions from various sections namely quantitative ability, English comprehension, communication ability, analytical ability, Current affairs and G.K.
  • Number of Questions: In B.Des total questions will be 100 and in M.Des total questions will be 120.
  • Duration of Exam: The time duration for both entrance tests will be 2 & 3 hours.

GAT Exam:

The GAT will also be conducted for B.F.Tech, M.F.M, M.Des, and M.F.Tech programmes.

  • Mode: It will be held through offline mode.
  • Duration: The time duration for these tests will be 2 or 3 hours.
  • Sections: It will consist of questions from various sections namely quantitative ability, analytical ability, communication ability and English comprehension, Current affairs and G.K, case study.
  • Number of Questions: Total number of questions asked in B.F.Tech, M.F.M, M.Des, and M.F.Tech will be different.
  • Marking Scheme: 25% of full marks will be deducted.

Distribution of Questions

Questions distribution for various courses is given below:

GAT for B.Des and M.Des:

SectionNumber of Questions
Quantitative ability2020
English comprehension2530
Communication ability2530
Analytical ability1525
Current affairs and G.K1515

GAT for B.F.Tech, M.F.M and M.F.Tech:

SectionNumber of Questions
Quantitative ability303010
English comprehension and

Communication ability

Analytical and logical ability252525
Current affairs and G.K252525
Case study252540

NIFT 2023 Marking Scheme

The GAT weightage of marks for various courses are provided below:

For B.Des Programme:

SectionsWeightage of Marks
Quantitative ability20
English comprehension25
Communication ability25
Analytical ability15
Current affairs and G.K15

For B.F.Tech, M.F.M, M.F.Tech Programme:

SectionsWeightage of Marks
Quantitative ability30 (For MFM – 10)
English comprehension25
Communication ability45 (For MFM – 50)
Analytical ability25
Current affairs and G.K25
Case study25 (For MFM – 40)

For M.Des Programme:

SectionsWeightage of Marks
Quantitative ability20
English comprehension30
Communication ability30
Analytical ability25
Current affairs and G.K15

Also Check:

NIFT 2023 Syllabus

NIFT 2023 Preparation Tips

NIFT 2023 Admit Card

Situation Test

Candidates those will qualify the entrance test will have to further appear for Situation test, GD and PI interview round. This test will be designed in order to test and calculate the innovative and material handling ability according to the provided materials and situation. The test will of 100 marks and total time duration to complete the test will be of 3 hours.

GD and PI Round

The GD round will consist of 15 to 20 minutes discussion related to assigned case study. This round will evaluate the candidate on various factors like interpersonal skills, problem solving approach, effective communication etc.

In the personal interview round, candidates will be evaluated on the basis of various factors like Aptness for the course, creative thinking, general awareness and aptitude, career orientation, communication, overall achievement in co-curricular activities and academics etc.

If you have any query related to NIFT 2023 Exam Pattern, you can ask your query in the below comments section.

Displaying 5 Comments
  1. Bhavika Khandelwal says:

    How it will happen in online mode?? What are the instructions?

  2. Kashish raikwar says:

    Admit card dates and this update is it true exams are held on online mode

  3. Yamini rathore says:

    Is nitf 2021 situation test cancelled…?

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