National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)

Exam Name National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Entrance Exam
Exam Frequency Once a Year, January
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration
Creative Ability Test for BDes: 3 Hours
General Ability Test (GAT) for BDes & MDes: 2 Hours
GAT for BFTech, MFM, MFTech: 3 Hours

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Eligibility Candidate must have passed his/her 10+2 level degree from a recognized board or university and qualified with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Admission for which course? BDes, BFTech, MDes, MFTech, MFM
Syllabus NIFT syllabus comprises Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, English Comprehension, Analytical Ability, General Knowledge and Current affairs.


Syllabus for both the GAT and CAT test is different and the same has been mentioned below.

GAT Syllabus

Quantitative Ability: Addition, Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Percentage, Rate of Interest, Work & Task, Ratio & Proportion and Distance

Communication Ability and English Comprehension: Synonyms, antonyms, words with corresponding meanings, singular, plural, one-word substitutes, idioms & phrases, correct spellings

CAT Syllabus

  • Discernment ability
  • Power of observation
  • Creativity in development of a thought
  • Design ability of the applicant

For Situation Test and Group Discussion, candidates must possess the following skills.

  • Conceptual Clarity
  • Knowledge of the topic assigned
  • Contribution made to the topic
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to generate new ideas
  • Problem-solving approach
  • Leadership qualities
  • Effective Communication

Personal Interview

  • Career Orientation
  • Aptness for the field
  • Overall personal achievements in academics & co-curricular activities
  • Communication
  • General Awareness & Aptitude, creative & lateral thinking


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