NIFT Syllabus 2025: Check CAT & GAT Complete Syllabus Here

NIFT 2025 Syllabus will be prescribed by the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT). NIFT conducts the NIFT entrance test to provide admission to candidates in B.Des, M.Des, BF Tech, MF Tech and MFM programmes.

Looking for the syllabus of NIFT 2025?…Check details below.

Candidates will have to qualify the CAT (Creative Ability Test) & GAT (General Ability Test) to get admission in various courses. 

NIFT 2025 Syllabus

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NIFT 2025 Syllabus

NIFT 2025 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 will be 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 will be designed to test the quantitative ability of the candidates. The exam will includes questions on Addition, Multiplication, Division, Percentage, Rate of Interest, Fractions, Work and Task, Ratio and Proportion, and Distance.

English Comprehension:

This test aims to test the candidate’s ability to comprehend a situation from a given passage, and test the 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 will include questions on synonyms, words with corresponding meanings, singular, antonyms, plural, one word substitutes, idioms and phrases, correct spellings etc.

Analytical Ability:

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

Current Affairs and GK:

This section will test the basic general knowledge skill and current affairs.

Case Study:

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

Creative Ability Test (CAT)

This exam will be 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 will 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 will be required to take a Situation Test which will be 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 will be 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 will not be 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 2025 Syllabus will be prescribed by the authority of NIFT. Candidates will be 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 2025 Syllabus, you can ask your query in the comments section below.


  1. I’m currently in class 12, can I give entrance exam in january 2021, as my boards would be held after the entrance exam?

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