NIFT Admission 2023

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About NIFT

NIFT is a premier institute of Design, Management and Technology in the field of Fashion in India. It was set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.  NIFT was granted statutory status in 2006, empowering it to award degrees. NIFT has 18 Campuses with 5023 seats in all the courses.

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Courses offered at NIFT

NIFT offers seven bachelor’s degree courses in design and technology, each of 4 years duration. It also offers three Master’s degree courses of two years duration.

Bachelor Courses:

  1. Accessory Design,
  2. Fashion Communication,
  3. Fashion Design,
  4. Knitwear Design,
  5. Leather Design,
  6. Textile Design,
  7. F Tech (Apparel Production)

Master Courses:

  1. Master of Design (M.Design) ,
  2. Master of Fashion Management (MFM) ,
  3. Master of Fashion Technology (M.FTech)

To get admission at NIFT; students have to qualify the entrance exam conducted by NIFT.

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NIFT Eligibility Criteria

Any candidate who fulfils the prescribed age and educational qualification criteria for the concerned programme can apply.

For Bachelor’s Programmes (B.Des & B.FTech)

Age Limit:

(As on 1st Aug of the admission year)

The maximum age should be less than 24 years as on 1st August of the year of admission. The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for candidates of Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/ Person with Disability (PWD) categories

Educational Qualification

B.Design : 10 + 2 pass/ appearing (any Stream) from any recognized board of education or

10 +3 or 10 +4 years Diploma approved by AICTE or a State Board or Technical Education.

B.FTech : 10 + 2 (with Physics, Chemistry & Maths) for a recognized board of education.

For Masters Programmes (M.Design, MFM and M.FTech)

Qualifying Age: No age limit
Educational Qualification:

M.Des (Master of Design) &  Management : M.F.M (Master of Fashion Management)

Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India
OR
Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID

M.FTech. (Master of Fashion Technology)

B.FTech. from NIFT
OR
B.E / B.Tech. from any Institute / University recognized by law in India.

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NIFT Entrance Exam 2023 (Paper Pattern)

UG Exam Pattern & Weightage of Entrance Exam

1. B.Des Exam is conducted in two stages

Stage 1: Written test
1. Creative Ability Test (CAT)
Duration: 3 hours
Marks: 100
Mode: Paper and Pen

2. General Ability Test (GAT)
Duration: 2 hours
Marks: 100
Mode: Computer Based Test (CBT)

Stage 2: Situation Test
(3D Model Making) Marks: 100

NIFT WRITTEN TEST- B.Design) Creative Ability Test & General Ability Test

NIFT First Round for B. Design course is divided into two parts CAT (Creative Ability Test) & GAT (General Ability Test), Part I of the exam comprises Subjective questions. whereas Part II consists of Objective type questions

Mode of exam Offline
Language of question paper English/Hindi
Duration of exam 5 hours

CAT- 3 hours (Subjective type), GAT- 2 Hours (Objective type)

Total marks 200
Types of questions Objective & Subjective
Type of Question No of questions Total Marks
Part I Subjective type questions (Drawing / Design) 03 100
Part II Objective type questions:
· Quantitative Ability
· Communication Ability
· English Comprehension
· Analytical Ability
· General Knowledge and Current Affairs
20
25
25
15
15
100

NIFT SITUATION TEST

Mode of exam Language of question paper
Offline English/ Hindi
Duration of exam 2 hours
Total marks 100
Types of questions The model will be evaluated on space visualization, innovative and creative use of given material, composition of elements, colour scheme, construction skill, finesse of the model and overall presentation etc. These parameters will be checked with the write up explaining the concept behind the model constructed.
Program Test Weightage
Bachelor of Design (B.Design) CAT 50%
GAT 30%
Situation Test 20%

2. B.FTech Exam has only one Stage:

GAT ( Final Admission is on GAT Score )
Duration: 3 hours Marks: 100
Mode: Computer Based Test ( CBT )

NIFT B.FTech course is based on only GAT( General Ability Test) Objective type questions.

Mode of exam Offline
Language of question paper English/Hindi
Duration of exam 3 hours

GAT- 3 Hours

Total marks 100
Types of questions Objective type
Type of Question No. of Questions
B.FTech Objective type questions Quantitative Ability

Communication Ability & English Comprehension Analytical & Logical Ability

General Knowledge And Current Affairs Case Study

30
45
25
25
25
150
Total No. of Questions 150
Program Test Weightage
Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.FTech) GAT 100%

M.Des Exam is conducted in two stages:

Stage 1: Written Exam
1. Creative Ability Test (CAT)
Duration: 3 hours
Marks: 100
Mode: Paper and Pen

2. General Ability Test (GAT)
Duration: 2 hours
Marks: 100
Mode: Computer Based Test (CBT)

Stage 2: Group Discussion & Personal Interview

M.FTech & MFM Exam is conducted in two stages:

Stage 1:
General Ability Test (GAT) – 3 hours, 100 marks
Mode: Computer Based Test (CBT)

Stage 2:
Group Discussion & Personal Interview

Masters Exam Weightage

Program Test Weightage
Master of Design (M.Design) Creative Ability Test (CAT) 40%
General Ability Test (GAT) 30%
Group Discussion & Personal Interview (GDPI) 30%
Master of Fashion Technology (M.FTech) General Ability Test (GAT) 70%
Group Discussion & Personal Interview (GDPI) 30%
Master of Fashion Management (MFM) General Ability Test (GAT) 70%
Group Discussion & Personal Interview (GDPI) 30%
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Important Dates – Schedule for the NIFT Admission 2023-24

Online Registration for Admission starts 1st November, 2022
Last date for Online Registration for UG/PG Programme 31st December, 2022
Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000/- (in addition to the applicable application fee) First week of January, 2023
Window to edit /update the Application Form Second week of January, 2023
Admit Card (Online only) download Third week of January, 2023
CBT Entrance Examination date for all UG & PG Programmes 5th February, 2023
Candidates will be able to see the question paper with the answer key of using their registered user id & password on the admission portal after completing the CBT Entrance Examination. 2nd week of February, 2023
Result of Written Entrance Examination March, 2023
Situation Test / Group Discussion / Interview April, 2023
Last date for online registration for foreign nationals/SAARC/NRIs/OCI 30th April, 2023
Declaration of Final Result (Online) May, 2023
Counselling (Seat Allocation) May-June 2023 onwards
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Important Information about NIFT Coaching in Ahmedabad

BRDS – The Best NIFT Coaching Centre in Ahmedabad

Bhanwar Rathore Design Studio( BRDS) is a premier NIFT coaching institute in India. Founded in 2005 and having its head office at Ahmedabad, Gujarat. BRDS has grown with a distinct identity of its own. ‘Bhanwar Rathore Design Studio’ has 72 centres across India. BRDS has emerged as best arts, design and portfolio consultancy and is guiding over 5000 aspiring designers every year to get into their dream college.

BRDS has total 8201 selections in NIFT since 2005. 1593 BRDS Students got selected at NIFT in 2022 from BRDS. Best Performance in last 20 years in NIFT. BRDS -NIFT Result is the highest as compared to any Coaching Institute in India.