Updated On : October 27, 2023
The NIFT 2024 entrance exam is expected to be conducted on 1st week of February 2024. With a very short preparation time, following expert advice can be advantageous to get admissions for the desired design programs.
This post takes you through smart strategies for preparing for the NIFT Entrance Exam.
We have curated subject-wise NIFT preparation tips and our experts have a preparation video prepared to help you crack the Design Exam.
The National Institute for Fashion Technology conducts this entrance exam every year to offer admissions into Bachelor and Master Design courses.
The exam pattern comprises 2 parts - Creative Aptitude Test and General Aptitude Test
As per NIFT Exam Syllabus, GAT is conducted to evaluate your Communication Ability, English Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Analytical Ability, General Knowledge and Current Affairs.
Whereas, CAT tests your intuition skill, the power of observation, innovation in developing a concept, and design ability of the aspirant. A key aspect of the test is the creative and innovative use of colour and illustration skills.
To begin with, understand the NIFT Exam Pattern and marking scheme for all UG and PG program as represented below to divide and dedicate longer time to the sections carrying more marks.
|LANGUAGE OF WRITTEN TEST||English/Hindi||English/Hindi|
|TEST DURATION (MIN)||120||120|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||15||25|
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|LANGUAGE OF WRITTEN TEST||English/Hindi||English/Hindi||English/Hindi|
|TEST DURATION (MIN)||180||180||180|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||25||25||25|
Each section in GAT carries slightly different scores.
Be thorough with the syllabus, so you understand the topics to be covered.
Mathematics concepts to be covered are as follows:
|Ratios & Proportion||Number System||Ages|
|Averages||Speed & Time||Profit & Loss|
|Mixtures & Allegations||Upstream & Downstream||Work & Time|
|Pipes & Cisterns||Compound & Simple Interests||Set Theory|
|Mensuration||Height & Distance||Trigonometry|
|Probability||Permutations & Combinations||-|
Reasoning concepts to be covered are as follows:
|Coding-Decoding||Verbal & Non-Verbal Series||Ranking|
|Clocks and Calendars||Blood Relations||Line Counting|
|Cubes & Dices||Puzzles||Graphs|
|Antonyms & Synonyms||Spot The Errors||Idioms & Phrases|
|Fill In The Blanks||Cloze Test||Analogies|
|Sentence Correction||One-Word Substitution||Spelling Errors and Ordering Of Passages/Sentences|
For personal interview be prepared with the following :
1) Conceptual clarity
2) Knowledge of the topic assigned
3) Contribution made to the topic
4) Interpersonal skills
5) Ability to generate new ideas
6) Problem solving approach
7) Leadership qualities
8) Effective communication
10) General awareness and aptitude, creative and lateral thinking
11) Overall personal achievements in academics and co-curricular activities
Few tips that might help you are as follows:
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