NIFT 2022 Exam Pattern:
NIFT 2022 entrance exam attempts to test the knowledge, aptitude, and skills of the candidates for the chosen program. As such, the entrance test is split into three stages, viz. Written Test, Situation Test, and Group Discussion/Personal Interview.
The written test is further split into Creative Ability Test (CAT), and General Ability Test (GAT)
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|