NIFT 2020 Exam Pattern, Types of Question, Marking Scheme – Get Here

NIFT 2020 Exam PatternNIFT 2020 Exam Pattern has been prescribed by the exam conducting authority before few months of the exam. 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 will know the complete details related to NIFT 2020 exam pattern.

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NIFT 2020 Exam Pattern

It will be necessary for the candidates to go through complete exam pattern. It will aware the candidates regarding the pattern of the exam. It will also help 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 2020

Candidates appearing for NIFT 2020 entrance test have to prepare themselves according to the given below exam pattern:

  • Mode: NIFT 2020 entrance exam will be organized through offline mode.
  • 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 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 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: There will be no negative marking.

Distribution of Questions

Questions distribution for various courses is given below:

GAT for B.Des and M.Des:

SectionNumber of Questions
B.DesM.Des
Quantitative ability2020
English comprehension2530
Communication ability2530
Analytical ability1525
Current affairs and G.K1515
Total100120

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

SectionNumber of Questions
B.F.TechM.F.TechM.F.M
Quantitative ability303010
English comprehension and

Communication ability

454550
Analytical and logical ability252525
Current affairs and G.K252525
Case study252540
Total150150150

NIFT 2020 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 2020 Syllabus

NIFT 2020 Preparation Tips

NIFT 2020 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 2020 Exam Pattern, you can ask your query in the below comments section.

Displaying 14 Comments
  1. Sonali gond says:

    Nift2020 in written exam there is negative marking r not

  2. ishika sagar says:

    is there a negative marking in nift 2020 .

  3. shruti says:

    is their negative marking in nift 2020 for Bdes ug course

  4. Radhika says:

    Do we have to appear for situation test while applying for M.des?

  5. ayushi says:

    no negative marking

  6. ayushi says:

    is bsc. in textile and apparel design is valdi for all master in nift?

  7. Ivy says:

    Is there any negative marking in NIFT 2020 entrance exam for b.des undergraduate course?

  8. Pritam Brahma says:

    I want to join in Indian agriculture site and want to enhance the ability in agriculture. Jai Hind🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳

  9. Diksha says:

    Is it possible to get a chance of getting in situation test when the GAT exm was good bt the CAT exm was very bad????

  10. Rakhi karwa says:

    My admit card not open please help

  11. Isha Jain says:

    On 20th Jan we have to give CAT exam or GAT exam??

  12. Nidhi Nitinkumar Patil says:

    Is there negative marking for NIFT 2019 entrance examination for students applying for B.Des?

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