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NIFT Entrance Exam 2014 Syllabus & Admission Info



Admission Calendar 2014

Online Registration

4th october, 2013 to 10th January, 2014

Last Date of Online Registration 

10th January, 2014

Last date of online registration with late fees of Rs.5000/-
(in addition to the applicable application fees) through Credit/Debit Card only. In case of DD, the print out of application alongwith DD should reach  the given address before 17th January, 2014

17th January, 2014

 

Programmes

Phase 1
(Paper Based Test)
(PBT 1)

Phase 2
(Paper Based Test)
(PBT 2)

Phase 2
(Computer Based Test)
(CBT)

Bachelor of Design

9th February, 2014

23rd February, 2013

Master Of Design

9th February, 2014

23rd February, 2013

Bachelor of Fashion Technology

9th February, 2014

23rd February, 2013

Master Of Fashion Management

9th February, 2014

23rd February, 2013

Master of Fashion Technology

9th February, 2014

23rd February, 2013

 

Admit Card (Online)

27th January, 2014 (1300 Hrs)

Situation Test / Group Discussions/ Interview                  

April - May 2014

Declaration of Final Results (onlilne)

End of May/ June 2014

Online Counselling

June 2014 Onwards

For Admission to 2014 session, candidate will have multiple options for taking the admission test as given below:

For any single programme a candidate may appear for the test on 

• 9th Feb 2014 (Sunday)

• 23rd Feb 2014 (Sunday)

• 9th Feb 2014 (Sunday) & 23rd Feb 2014 (Sunday)

• Candidate has the option to apply for two programmes; taking test for the first programme on 09th Feb 2014 and for the Second Programme on 23rd Feb 2014

• In case a candidate has appeared for the test twice for the same programme; the better of the two scores will be considered.

• Separate application are to be submitted for each date and/or programme

Note: Admit Cards, results and Counselling Schedule will be available on NIFT’s website only. No separate communication will be sent by Post.

Based on the choice, all eligible candidates will have to appear for a written entrance examination at the Examination Centres opted by them. The written entrance examination is designed to test the knowledge, skill and aptitude of the candidates for the programme opted.

The objective type tests are subject to negative marking at the rate of 0.25 for each wrong answer. Each right answer will be awarded 1 mark.Candidates should reach the examination center at least 30 minutes before the start of the examination.

SCHEDULE OF WRITTEN EXAMINATION

PHASE I Paper Based Test (PBT1) (All UG and PG Programmes)

Date of Test : 09th February, 2014Schedule Of Written Exam 

Programmes

Test

Timings

Bachelor Of Design

CAT
GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm
02.00 pm to 04.00 pm

Master Of Design

CAT
GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm
02.00 pm to 04.00 pm

Bachelor Of Fashion Technology           

GAT     

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

Master Of Fashion Management

GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

Master Of Fashion Technology

GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

PHASE 2 Paper Based Test (PBT2) (For B.Des and M.Des Only)

Date of Test : 23rd February, 2014 

 

Programmes

Test

Timings

Bachelor Of Design

CAT
GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm
02.00 pm to 04.00 pm

Master Of Design                                  

CAT
GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm
02.00 pm to 04.00 pm

PHASE II Computer Based Test (CBT) ( For B.Ftech, MFM and MFTech programme only)

Date of Test: 23rd February 2014 (Sunday) onwards

(If the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is limited and can be accommodated in a single day, the test will be completed on 23rdFebruary 2014 itself)

 

Programmes 

Test 

Test Duration 

Bachelor Of Fashion Technology           

GAT     

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

Master Of Fashion Management

GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

Master Of Fashion Technology

GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

 

Test Timings : On different time slots at specific test venues; subject to the number of candidates registering for Computer Based Test.

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

Programmes  

Test  

Weightage 

Bachelor Of Design           

CAT
GAT
Situation test

50%
30%
20%

Master Of Design

CAT
GAT
GD/PI

40%
30%
30%

Bachelor Of Fashion Technology

GAT

100%

Master Of Fashion Techonology

GAT
GD/PI

70%
30%

Master OF Fashion Management                  

GAT
GD/PI

70%
30%

In case of the score being equal, the older candidate according to the date of birth will be given preference.

Click here to view the list of examination centers for PBT 1 and PBT 2/CBT

Download NIFT 2014 Prospectus

About NIFT

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) was set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. It has emerged as the premier Institute of Design, Management and Technology, developing professionals for taking up leadership positions in fashion business in the emerging global scenario. NIFT has been granted statutory status under the act of Parliament of India in 2006, empowering the Institute to award degrees and other academic distinctions.

The Institute is a pioneer in envisioning and evolving fashion business education in the country through a network of fifteen professionally managed domestic centres at Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Raebareli and Shillong.

NIFT has set academic standards and excelled in thought leadership by providing a pool of creative genius and technically competent professionals. The Institute provides a common platform for fashion education, research and training. For more details log on to www.nift.ac.in

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Seats

Entrance Examinations

All eligible candidates will have to appear for a written  entrance examination at the Examination Centres opted by them. The written entrance examination is designed to test the knowledge, skill and aptitude of the candidates for the programme opted

The objective type tests are subject to negative marking
at the rate of 0.25 for each wrong answer.

Design programs - Creative Ability Test (3hrs) & General Ability Test (2hrs)

Technology & Management programs - Managerial Ability Test (2hrs) & General Ability Test (2hr)

NIFT SYLLABUS

General Ability Test (GAT)

1) Quantitative Ability: This sub-test is designed to test the quantitative ability of the candidates. The sub test consists of questions on Addition, Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Percentage, Rate of Interest, Work and Task, Ratio and Proportion, and Distance. 


2) 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, antonyms, words with corresponding meanings, singular, plural, one word substitutes, idioms and phrases, correct spellings, etc.

3) English Comprehension: This sub-test is to test one's ability to comprehend a situation from a given passage. 


4) Analytical Ability: This sub-test is designed to test the candidate's inference and logic from the given information.

5) General Knowledge and Current Affairs: This sub-test is designed to test the candidate's general knowledge and current affairs.

 

Creative Ability Test (CAT)

This test is administered to judge the intuition skill, power of observation, innovation in development of a concept and design ability of the candidate. An important aspect of the test is the creative and innovative medium use of colour and illustration skills.

Managerial Ability Test (MAT)

It is a test to judge the managerial effectiveness. This test comprises of various sub-tests as given below:

1) Case Study: This sub-test is based on a situation of an industry environment. It helps to evaluate the candidate's managerial ability. 

2)Logical Ability: This sub-test is aimed to evaluate the candidate's ability to identify the logic or reason
involved in a particular problem given and applying the logic in solving the problem. Concepts and practice of creative and lateral thinking are likely to be useful. Short listed candidates from the written entrance examination are required to undergo situation test/Group Discussion (GD) / Interview as applicable.

Situation Test

Shortlisted candidates from the written entrance examination are required to undergo a Situation Test which is a hands-on test to evaluate the candidate's skills for material handling and innovative ability on a given situation with a given set of materials.

Group Discussions

Case Study based Group Discussions would comprise of approximately 15 to 20 minutes of discussion on a case study assigned on which a panel of experts will assess the candidates on the following parameters:

1)Conceptual clarity
2)Knowledge of the topic assigned
3)Contribution made to the topic
4)Interpersonal skills
5)Ability to generate new ideas
6)Problem solving approach
7)Leadership qualities
8) Effective communication

Personal Interview

A candidate is judged on the various parameters during individual personal interview by a panel, as listed below:

1) Career orientation
2) Aptness for the field
3) Overall personal achievements in academics and cocurricular activities
4) Communication
5) General awareness and aptitude, creative and lateral thinking are likely to be useful.

To Know about eligibility Criteria for Bachelor Programmes – Design, Bachelor Programme – Technology, Master Programme – Design, Click Here.


Why Takshshila?

 

arrow-2 Guiding Designers since 2001.
arrow-2 In Year 2013, 94% of our classroom students are selected in NIFT.
arrow-2 More Than 1200 Takshshilians selected at NIFT and other top Design Institutes.
arrow-2 Every year 90% of our classroom students are selected in NIFT
arrow-2 Extensive GAT + CAT preparations
arrow-2 Exhaustive Material and books
arrow-2 Extra classes on public holidays
arrow-2 Revisions before exams
arrow-2 Practice with NIFT past year papers
arrow-2 Conducting 5 NIFT- 2014  mock exams
arrow-2 Multiple internal test and assignments
arrow-2 Faculties from NIFT, NIFT Ex Alumni  and experience professors
arrow-2 Question Bank consisting important question and previous years papers           
arrow-2 Per Batch 20 candidates only (first come first basis) 
arrow-2 Regular analysis of performance and more attention to average students
 


Takshshila Results

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Takshshila Coaching Features

We provide coaching for Creative ability Test (CAT), General Ability test (GAT), Managerial Ability test(MAT), NIFT Situation Test, Group Discussion, Portfolio and interview preparation, as per examination criteria specified by the design colleges.

 

Course content for NIFT Entrance Exam Coaching

 

Creative Ability Test (CAT) – Covers the creative Ability part of the NIFT Entrance Exams.  The course focuses on the following topics.

  • Imagination and Design Exposure
  • Exposure to Basic Design and Interiors
  • Creativity and Color Perception
  • Sensitivity to Color
  • 3D Form and Visualizing 3D Objects
  • Scale and Proportions
  • Observational Skills
  • Logic and Ordering Principle
  • Drawing Fundamentals
  • Creative Thinking
  • Designing Products for a purpose
  • Evaluate Imagination
  • Memory Drawing
  • Design, Color Concepts
  • Symbols & Pictograms and Communication Design
  • Power of Observation, Innovation and Design ability
  • Usage of Color and Illustration
  • Neatness of Presentation and Innovative concepts
  • Perspective, Proportion and Composition
  • Color Associations and ability to create Designs from inspiration
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Evaluation of Visual Design
  • Posters, Banners & Logo’s
  • Mock Creative Ability Tests
  • Practice Sessions with Past NIFT Entrance Test papers

 

General Ability Test – Covers the General Ability part of the NIFT Entrance Exams. The course focuses on the following topics.

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Communication Ability
  • English Comprehension
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Non verbal Reasoning
  • Thematic Apprehension
  • Analytical Ability
  • General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • Business Domain
  • Mock Test
  • Past Year Questions

 

Managerial Ability Test – Covers the Managerial Ability part of the NIFT PG Entrance Exams. The course focuses on the following topics.

  • Case Studies
  • Vikalpa
  • Logical Ability
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Class Test
  • Mock Test
  • Past Year Questions

 

NIFT Situation Test Preparation:

Studio Test & Situation Reaction Test – The short listed candidates from written exam of NIFT B.design are required to undergo a situation reaction test. The test evaluates the candidate’s skills for material handling and innovative ability on a given situation with given set of material. The course focuses on

  • Introduction on Creative Thinking
  • How to understand the design briefs
  • Assistance with generation of Ideas
  • Assistance with generation of Ideas
  • Tips on Execution of Ideas
  • Material Manipulation
  • 3D Modeling with Clay and other Materials
  • Experiences of Past Successful Students
  • Analysis & Individual Assessment of your work
  • Model making, discussing and solving last year questions
  • Group Activities & learn to work in a group
  • 3D Modeling with Materials provided at the NIFT Situation test
  • How to make a Write Up


Portfolio Preparation

  • Portfolio guidance and portfolio making with expert faculty


Interview Preparation

  • Mock interview, discussion of questions usually asked during the interview and interview tips from expert.

 

Takshshila Coaching Programmes and Batch timings.

Takshshila conducts three kinds of batches

Regular Batches,       To know more details click here

Weekend Batches,    To know more details click here

Vacation Batches,     To know more details click here

 

For more details contact us on 91-9963338877.