It is the pioneering institute of fashion education in the country. Nift has 16 campuses across India. A career in the fashion industry is perceived to be glamorous and lucrative but what most people don’t know is that it’s challenging and hectic; to keep up with the latest trends, to factor in changes that take place, to understand the market, to cater to consumer demands. Exam is generally in January.
Modules available at Institute
2 Years Course
Duration – 2 hrs / once a week
1 Year Course
Duration – 3 hrs / once a week
1 Month Course
Duration – 2 hrs / day
For B.Des and B.F.Tech
(a) 10+2 from recognised board.
(b) 3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
(c) A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.
For M.Des and M.F.M
(a) Bachelor Degree from any Institute/ University recognised by law in India or
(b)Undergraduate Diploma of minimum 3 years duration in UG Design from NIFT or NID
For Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech.):
(a) Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech.) from NIFT or Bachelor of Engineering (B.E )/ B.Tech. from any Institute.
1.For B.Des: It is of 100 marks and consists of 2 rounds
Round 1: Written Test
(a) General Ability Test (GAT): This test is for all. It will comprise of various sections as given below:
i. Quantitative Ability
ii. Communication Ability
iii. English Comprehension
iv. Analytical Ability
v. Current Affairs and General Knowledge
|Test Duration||120 Mins|
|Section: Quantitative ability –||20 questions|
|Communication Ability||25 questions|
|English comprehension||25 questions|
|Analytical ability||15 questions|
|GK and Current affairs||15 questions|
(b) Creative Ability Test (CAT) – B.Des applicants only- The CAT judges the power of observation in concept development, intuitive ability, and design ability of the candidate. An important aspect of CAT is the innovative and creative use of color and illustration skills.
Round 2: Situation Test / Group Discussion / Interview-
Situation Test : B.Des Applicants only
Shortlisted candidates for B.Des from the written entrance examination are required to take 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.
The weightage assigned to each test in the final merit list of the entrance examination will be as under:
|Bachelor of Design||CAT,GAT, Situation test||50%, 30%, 20%|
|Masters of Design||CAT,GAT, GD/PI||40%, 30%, 30%|
|Bachelor of Fashion Technology||GAT||100%|
|Masters of Fashion Technology||GAT, GD/PI||70%, 30%|
|Masters of Fashion Management||GAT, GD/PI||70%, 30%|
2. For B.F.Tech
General Ability Test (GAT): This test is of 150 Marks and will comprise of various sections as given below:
i. Quantitative Ability
ii. Communication Ability and English Comprehension
iii.Analytical and Logical Ability
iv. General Knowledge and Current Affairs
v. Case Study
|Test Duration||180 Mins|
|Section: Quantitative ability –||30 questions|
|Communication Ability & English comprehension||45 questions|
|Case study||25 questions|
|Analytical ability &logical ability||25 questions|
|GK and Current affairs||25 questions|
NIFT Study Material
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Courses offered at NIFT
Under Graduate Programs at NIFT: 4 years, Eligibility: 10+2
B.Des. (Fashion Design)
B.Des. (Leather Design)
B.Des. (Accessory Design)
B.Des. (Textile Design)
B.Des. (Knitwear Design)
B.Des. (Fashion Communication)
B.F.Tech. (Apparel Production)- 4 Years, Eligibility: 10+2 (with Physics, Chemistry & Maths)
Two semester Foundation Program. The program is designed to foster the creativity, sensitivity and skills to form a strong foundation. The students will have a choice to select the specialization after completion of Foundation program and the selection will be based on the performance during the first two semesters reflecting the student’s aptitude.
Drawing Material List to be bought by Students:
1. A4 Size Sketch book- 2 numbers ; 1 for Class-work, 1 For Home-work
2. Pencils: F,HB,H,2H,B,2B,3B,4B,6B,8B, Sketch pens, pens.
3. Colour Pencils- preferably DOMS, Watercolours/ Poster colours/ Acrylic colours.
4. Rough quality paper.
Material provided by IID
2. Practice sketches for references.
3. Question bank for each topic separately.
4. Test Series after completion of course with proper guidance and comments.
5. Previous year question papers.