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NIFT Entrance Exam 2017

National Institute of Fashion Technology invites application form for NIFT Entrance Exam 2017 for admission to the Bachelor & Master Degree Program in Design Management & Technology at NIFT Institutes.

NIFT Exam Schedule 2017

NIFT  Written Test 2017 ( All UG and PG Programs ) :

Programs Test Test Timings
Bachelor of Design CAT 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M.
GAT 02.00 P.M. to 04.00 P.M.
Master of Design CAT 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M.
GAT 02.00 P.M. to 04.00 P.M.
Bachelor of Fashion Technology GAT 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M.
Master of Fashion Technology GAT 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M.
Master of Fashion Management GAT 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M.

NIFT Exam Pattern 2017

General Ability Test ( GAT ) For Bachelor of Design ( B.Des. ) and Master of Design ( M.Des. ) :
This test will comprise of various sections as given below :

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Communication Ability
  • English Comprehension
  • Analytical Ability
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs

The number of questions may vary in each section year to year.

NIFT Test Structure 2017

Program B.Des M.Des
Paper Name GAT GAT
Language of Written Test English English
Test Duration ( MIN ) 120 120
Sections No. of Questions No. of Questions
Quantitative Ability 25 25
Communication Ability 35 35
English Comprehension 30 30
Analytical Ability 30 30
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 30 30
Total 150 150

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

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.

English Comprehension : This sub-test aims to test the candidate’s ability to comprehend a situation from a given passage, and test of basic English language.

Analytical Ability : This sub – test is designed to test the candidate’s capacity for ability of inference and logic from the given information.

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 intuitive ability, power of observation in concept development and design ability of the candidate. An important aspect of the test is the creative and innovative use of colour and illustration skills. General Ability Test ( GAT ) For Bachelor of Technology ( B.F.Tech. ), Master of Fashion Management ( M.F.M ), Master of Design ( M.Des. ) and Master of Fashion Technology ( M.F.Tech. ).

This test will comprise of various sections as given below :

Program BFTech MFTech MFM
Paper Name GAT GAT GAT
Language of Written Test English English English
Test Duration ( MIN ) 180 180 180
Sections No. of Questions No. of Questions No. of Questions
Quantitative Ability 30 30 10
Communication Ability & English Comprehension 45 45 50
Analytical & Logical Ability 25 25 25
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 25 25 25
Case Study 25 25 40
Total 150 150 150

NIFT Important Dates 2017

1 Online Application 02nd November, 2016 to 10th January, 2017
2 Last Date for submission 10th January, 2017
3 Last date for online registration with late fee of Rupee 5000/- ( in addition to the applicable application fee ) through Credit / Debit Card only. In case of Demand Draft, the print out of application alongwith Demand Draft should reach the given address before 16th January, 2017 16th January, 2017
4 Written Entrance Examination for all UG & PG Programmes 12th February, 2017
5 Situation Test / Group Discussion / Interview April – May, 2017
6 Admit Card ( Online only ) 21st January, 2017 ( 1300 Hrs )
7 Declaration of Final Result ( Online ) End of May / June, 2017
8 Counselling June, 2017 onwards


69 thoughts on “National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Exam 2017

  1. I m a du student pursuing chemistry honors but l also lyk designing too..please suggest me about pursuing fashion designing as my career further

  2. Sir ,
    My common rank is 339 in written exam for bftech .
    Now what will be the next procedure.
    Pls let me know

  3. Good afternoon…I have looked for various cources from NIFT..I wanted to know that is there any combination of modelling and designing…please let me know….hoping for a positive reply

  4. Sirs
    It is a premier institute to the students who are interested in this field.Thanks
    Expecting more new courses to meet the global needs.All the best
    Batthozu Anjaeyulu

  5. Hello.. I am preparing for NIFT exam at present. I just wanted to know whether painting is required to crack NIFT exam??

  6. Hii I m planing for bdes. As now I m student of 12th can I know d details for how to prepare for entrance exam n is it compulsory to do sat or cat for fashion designing

  7. Hi. Sir my name is rajashekar I was interested in fashion technology. Can you say the date of application and examination and how to submit the application and can you say me how to pay money for exam fee.

  8. Hi….I scored 53 marks in gat….please let me know wether I have been selected..

  9. I am an artist and my passion is painting. I am here just waiting for the result of NIFT situation test. I am very raring for knowing the result of its and it doesn’t matter who will pass. Because I laboured in all honesty and for this my best wishes with all of you.

  10. My name is neelam fashion designing is my passion and fashion is my big dream and etc

  11. I am Himani from faridabad.and i was not attempt situation test and my GAT marks is 29.33 so my admission is successfully done or not pls rply fast.

  12. I gave BFTech. entrance test and i got common merit rank 217 and category merit rank 5. please let me know about shortlist email ..

  13. Dear Sir/maddam,
    i have missed my entrance there any possible way that i can write my exam ?

  14. I gave the GAT for BFTech. My Common Merit Rank is 71 and category merit rank is 61. Are the shortlist emails for B FTech. out yet? Someone please let me know…

  15. I have got 53.33% Marks at the entrance exam for B.F.Tech of NIFT 2015. How do I know I have qualified for the next stage of the selection process?

  16. I have ,missed the entrance exam , I am intrested in doing B textile designing from nift please guide me as per so that I can do it please

    yours faithfully
    Sy farzana

  17. i have scored 16 in GAT and 25 in CAT..How many marks i should get for situation to get admission ?

  18. I got 15.50 in GAT and 17.60 in CAT. How these marks have been given? Also, which college I very supposed to get on the basis of written exam result. Kindly help please.

  19. i have scored 17 in GAT and 19 in CAT… is this score make me select for nift college??… i m very much confused and nervous about it..

  20. I am interested for apllying for b.des and at NIFT bhubaneswar in 2017. please contact me as i am interested for your coaching. Thanks

  21. can i apply for the entrance now..? i am persuing graduation from du .what what is the fee structure for interiors for pg ..!

  22. I got 19.5 in CAT and 16.20 in GAT…..what is the over all marks required including situation test to get qualified for NIFT????

  23. hi.. i want to know that where my 22nd feb test will be and will the another admit card be issued for this exam??

  24. i have gvn phase 1 exam on 8th feb … so , is it cmplsry that I’hv to give phase 2 exam also which is on 22nd feb ?????

  25. Does NIFT enterance exams are held on da North-eastern regions..especialin Guwahati??
    If you do organise any enterance exam in the North-eastern region in the next coming year then please let me know the venue and time…

  26. Hi…..I’m Jayati Banerjee.I am in 11 standerd.Please tell me how I will prepare myself for doing better in the nift entrance test????please guide me…..

  27. sir pls guide me for excellent coaching to prepare for nift entrance….so that i can pass vit flying colours.

  28. i am very keen to become a fashion designer and wanna do designing of clothes so and now m in 11 i want to join this institution so please tell me what i need to do to take admission in NIFT……..

  29. hi….m in 12 standard,m interested in jweiiery designing.what should i do to get admission in nift after 12th…?

  30. sir…
    i am studying final year .so i want to join in NIFT (m.ftech),am eligible person are not can you tell

  31. nift means fashion design which is a good coures to make people more educated so i think nift is the best

  32. Sir..
    I am siddu. I have completed my Degree Three years course.
    I want join in NIFT, could you tell me the information how to apply and where the application forms will be available.

  33. iam inter but iam very intersted to join in nift iam doing dresses desing what i have to do send me request

  34. Hellow sir 🙂
    I’m Pooja Bhat. I’m doing my final year of bachelor’s of Fashion designing. And my one & only goal is to pursue my futher studies in NIFT, & i have enough of knowledge about the entrance exam held in NIFT coll. But i wanted you to guide me about the classes held for the students to train them for the entrance exam. Please do guide me 🙂 Thank you!

  35. hi, what should i do to join in NIFT please guide me and i am very much interested in it….. but there is no one to guide me please help me

  36. hi…… i am very much interested in fashion design….. and there is no one to guide me. i want information how to join in NIFT please guide me……..

  37. hi, i am karishma. i am doing textile manufacturing diploma in VJTI college. i am intrasted in fashion design courses. plz give me entrance exam information.
    Thank you.

  38. hi…i have just wrote my intermediate examinations,am i eligible person or not can u tell me…?

  39. Hello. i am a school leaver. completed my hsc. Am looking foward to do fashion designing,i would like to know if u have seats for fereign students and what are the fees and the duration of the bachelor course. Hoping to hear from you soon.

  40. can i know when will the admit cards for nift examination 2012 will be dispatched…????????
    And what are the timings for exam…????

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