NIFT 2021 Exam Pattern:
Creative ability test (CAT):
CAT (Creative Ability Test) aims to evaluate the candidates’ observing power in the development of a concept, as well as their intuitive, and design ability. Candidates’ illustrative skills and creativity in the use of color are important aspects of CAT.
General ability test (GAT):
GAT (General Ability Test) gauges the candidates’ general aptitude and quantitative, communicative and analytic skills apart from knowledge in general & current happenings.
This exam is designed to evaluate and test a candidate’s skills for material handling and innovative ability as per the given situation with the material provided.
Group Discussion/ Personal Interview
Candidates who clear the written entrance exam for PG design course admissions at NIFT appear for Group Discussion (GD)/ Personal Interview (PI) round. This admission round is case study based. For GD, candidates are selected in groups and a topic will be given to them to speak about. It lasts approximately 15 minutes.
Detailed Exam Pattern for GAT:
|Section||No. of questions||No. of questions||No. of questions|
|Analytical & Logical Ability||25||25||25|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||25||25||25|
|Section||No. of questions||No. of questions|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||15||15|
Below is the exam structure for BFtech, MFtech, and MFM
|Duration of exam||180 minutes(3hrs)|
|Number of questions||150|
|Language of paper||English/Hindi|
|Mode of examination||Offline|
|Number of sections||5|
Test structure for BDes and MDes:
|Duration of exam||120 minutes||120 minutes|
|Number of questions||100||120|
|Language of paper||English/Hindi||English/Hindi|
|Mode of examination||Offline||Offline|
|Number of sections||5||5|