Students who have applied for Bachelor of Design Programme are called for Situation Test after clearing their written test. NIFT Situation Test is held at the various NIFT Centers all across the country. In situation test student is required to create a 3 dimensional model with various materials provided; based on a specific topic or theme mentioned. The students is provided with various kind of materials like, candles, ice cream sticks, mount board, color papers etc...They are given three hours to make a three dimensional model of an object described in the design Brief. With the submission of object students also have to write few sentences describing the object they have made.
It is very important for a designer to communicate about his creations. A designer shouldhave the ability to induce his thought in others. A designer must be able to bring out histhoughts in a paper. Hence, The write up for NIFT Situation Test is very important. The writeup will describe your personality on the paper, to the judges. Its very important to have adecent write up for your design.
Sounds like a big task isn’t it?? But, it’s going to be damn simple if you’re really preparedfor it. And finally, the presentation matters a lot in the situation test. Clean up your table. Clear out the waste and other paper bits in the dust bin. Stack your write up with other roughsheets, and leave it near your model.