NIFT 2020 Syllabus, CAT & GAT Complete Syllabus – Check Here

NIFT 2020 SyllabusNIFT 2020 Syllabus has been prescribed by the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT). NIFT conducts the NIFT entrance test to provide admission to candidates in the B.Des, M.Des, BF Tech, MF Tech and MFM programmes. Candidates will have to qualify the CAT (Creative Ability Test) & GAT (General Ability Test) to get admission in various courses. In this article, we have provided the complete details related to NIFT 2020 Syllabus.

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NIFT 2020 Syllabus

NIFT 2020 entrance exam will be conducted in four sections:

  • General Ability Test
  • Creative Ability Test
  • Situation Test
  • GD and PI Interview

General Ability Test (GAT)

In GAT, the questions are asked from various sections which are:

  1. Quantitative Ability
  2. English Comprehension
  3. Communication Ability
  4. Analytical Ability
  5. Current Affairs and GK
  6. Case Study

Quantitative Ability:

This sub-test is designed to test the quantitative ability of the candidates. The exam includes questions on Addition, Multiplication, Division, Percentage, Rate of Interest, Fractions, Work and Task, Ratio and Proportion, and Distance.

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English Comprehension:

This test aims to test the candidate’s ability to comprehend a situation from a given passage, and test of Basic English language.

Communication Ability:

This sub-test is aimed at testing the language ability of the candidates in day to day communication in English. It includes questions on synonyms, words with corresponding meanings, singular, antonyms, plural, one word substitutes, idioms and phrases, correct spellings etc.

Analytical Ability:

This sub-test is designed to test the candidate’s capacity for ability of inference and logic from the given information. In this section, questions are asked from the logical reasoning areas and candidates have to draw logical conclusions from the analytical reasoning questions.

Current Affairs and GK:

This sub-test is designed to test the candidate’s general knowledge and current affairs.

Case Study:

This exam will be based on a situation of an industry environment. It helps to evaluate the candidate’s managerial ability in that particular situation.

Creative Ability Test (CAT)

This exam is conducted for admission in B.Des and M.Des programmes only. In this section, questions will be asked to judge the intuitive ability, design ability and power of observation in concept development of the candidate.

An important aspect of the test is the innovative and creative use of colour and illustration skills. Candidates have to use their imagination and work on their drawing skills to create new ideas by using colors.

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Situation Test

Shortlisted candidates for B.Des from the written entrance test are required to take a Situation Test which is a hands-on test to calculate the candidate’s expertise for material handling and innovative ability on a given situation with a provided set of materials. Candidates will not be provided/allowed additional material for use.

The model will be evaluated on composition of elements,innovative and creative use of given material, construction skill, color scheme, space visualization, finesse of the model and overall presentation etc.These parameters will be checked with the write up explaining the concept behind the model constructed.

Since the medium of instruction and write-up in NIFT is English. Therefore, no candidates will be given marks for write-up in any other language. The use of additional material/outside in making the design/model is not permitted.

GD & PI Interview

GD would comprise approximately 15 to 20 minutes of discussion on a case study assigned. In this a panel of experts will assess the candidates on various parameters including Leadership qualities, Conceptual clarity, Knowledge of the topic assigned, Ability to generate new ideas, Interpersonal skills, Contribution made to the topic, Problem solving approach, Effective communication.

Candidates shall be evaluated on the various parameters by a panel, in the Personal Interview such as Aptness for the course, Communication, Career orientation, General awareness and aptitude, Overall personal achievements in academics and co-curricular activities, creative & lateral thinking.

NIFT 2020 Syllabus will be prescribed by the authority of NIFT. Candidates are required to prepare themselves for NIFT entrance test according to the syllabus prescribed for various courses and in the medium of English.

If you have any query regarding NIFT 2020 Syllabus, you can ask your query in the comments section below.

Displaying 5 Comments
  1. Akshara says:

    Is is better then b.des? Or which is better …and has a good placement

  2. shruti raka says:

    nift syllabas

  3. Bhagyashri Pawnikar says:

    Thank you so much for providing such a detailed and useful information about NIFT Examination 2019. I can say that “It is the best site for good results”.

  4. B Jhansi says:

    I am waiting to com your institution because I am so much interesting to join in this fashion designing

  5. swati says:

    Thanks for the detailed information about dates,course.Could you please provide books to refer to appear NIFT entrance exam.This would be very much helpful.
    thank you.

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