The National Institute of Fashion Technology has scheduled the entrance examination for 14th February 2021. Based on previous years' NIFT Answer Key release dates, this year it is expected to be released 3 days after the exam.

The answer key for NIFT shall be released in PDF format on the official website. You can download the answer key from the direct link that shall be provided in this post.

If there are any discrepancies or errors in the answer key, you can challenge it by paying Rs 500 per objection. So, go through the steps to download the answer key, raise objections, and other important details about the answer key in this post. 

How to Download NIFT Answer Key 2021 PDF?

  1. Visit the official website of NIFT
  2. On the homepage, click on the tab "Download NIFT 2021 Answer Key"
  3. Enter the details requested such as Roll number, Program, Booklet series, Date of Birth, and click on submit.
  4. You can view the NIFT Solutions PDF on the screen.
  5. Download and take a printout for calculating scores and future reference.

NIFT Previous Years Question Papers and Answer Key

Download the question papers and answer key for the NIFT 2020 B.Des program below:

Question Paper Series 2020 Answer Key PDF
NIFT Question Paper - Series A Download PDF
NIFT Question Paper - Series F Download PDF
NIFT Question Paper - Series L Download PDF
NIFT Question Paper - Series R Download PDF

How to Raise Objections against NIFT Entrance Exam 2021 Answer Key?

After downloading the NIFT 2021 answer key PDF make sure to check the solutions. If you find any discrepancies in the answer key, you can challenge it by following the below steps:

  1. Visit the official website of NIFT: nift.ac.in
  2. Click on the tab "NIFT 2021 Answer Key"
  3. Match the responses and raise objections in online mode.
  4. You need Pay Rs 500 for each objection raised through the online mode of payment. 

There is a deadline for raising objections, after which the authorities do not accept any objections. 

In case, if any subject expertise finds any error in the NIFT answer key, then the authorities shall revise the key. The amount shall be refunded in such a case. 

Also, if the raised objection is incorrect, then the amount shall be refunded. Note that there is no offline mode of raising objections is accepted. You can challenge the answer key of NIFT 2021 only on the official website of NIFT.

Considering all the objections, the authorities shall release the final NIFT 2021 Answer Key PDF. After this, the NIFT Result shall be declared followed by the further selection process. 

How to Calculate Scores Using NIFT Answer Key 2021?

To calculate the scores, you need to be aware of the marking scheme for NIFT. Let us first understand the marking scheme for B.Des and M.Des courses:

GAT Marking Scheme for B.Des

As per the NIFT Exam Pattern, for each correct answer, 1 mark is awarded and 0.25 marks are deducted for wrong answers.

Subject Number of Questions Marks
English Comprehension 25 25
Quantitative Ability 20 20
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 15 15
Communication Ability 25 25
Analytical Ability 15 15
Total 100 100

GAT Marking Scheme for M.Des

For M.Des also, 1 mark is awarded for the correct answer while 0.25 marks are deducted for the wrong answer.

Subject Number of Questions Marks
Analytical Ability 25 25
Communication Ability 30 30
Quantitative Ability 20 20
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 15 15
English Comprehension 30 30
Total 120 120

Example: Out of 100 questions in GAT B.Des, you have attempted 94 questions and the remaining 6 unanswered. By verifying your answers from the NIFT Answer key, you have answered 78 correctly, while 16 are incorrect. Now, let us understand how to calculate the score. 

Marks for Correct Answers: 78*1= 78

Marks for Incorrect Answers: 16*0.25= 4

Marks for Unattempted Questions: 6*0 = 0

NIFT Score= (Marks for Correct Answers) - (Marks for Incorrect Answers) = 78-4 = 74

FAQ's

When will the NIFT 2021 Answer Key be released?

As per the previous year answer key dates, the authorities shall release within 5 days after the exam. 

Where can I download NIFT Entrance Exam Answer Key 2021?

You can download the answer key for NIFT 2021 from the official website of NIFT only. 

How much fee to be paid for raising objection towards NIFT 2021 Answer Key PDF?

You need to pay Rs 500 for each objection to challenge the answer key. This payment can be done only through only online mode. 

What is the duration given to raise objection against NIFT Answer Key?

You are given a week time to raise objection if there is any discrepancies found in the answer key. 

Is there any option for challenging the NIFT Answer Key 2021?

Yes, NIFT lets you to raise objection for any discrepancies found in the answer key.