NIFT Entrance Examination Selection | National Institute of Fashion Technology Selections


The shortlisted candidates in the written test will be invited for Situation Test (only for Design programme ), Psychometric Test (for masters programmes in technology & management programmes), Group Discussion (GD) and personal interview at designated centres.

Situation Test : Shortlisted candidates from the written entrance examination are required to undergo a Situation Test which is a hands-on test to evaluate the candidate’s skills for material handling and innovative ability on a given situation with a given set of materials.

Psychometric Test : This is an assessment test that measures the general competencies. The competencies measured fall into two groups : Task Oriented and People Oriented Competencies. This assessment test measures both the task and people oriented competencies.
The Task Oriented Competencies measured are Analytical Thinking, Global Perspective, Innovation , Learn ability , Planning and Organising, Problem Solving, Process Oriented, Strategic Thinking
The People oriented competencies measured are Communication, Coordination, Leadership, Negotiation Skills, Teamwork

Group Discussion : Group Discussions would entail a discussion comprising of approximately 15 to 20 minutes of discussion on a case study given on which a panel of experts will assess the candidates on parameters like :
1) Conceptual clarity;
2) Knowledge of the topic assigned;
3) Contribution made on the topic to the group;
4) Interpersonal skills ;
5) Ability to generate new ideas;
6) Problem solving approach;
7) Leadership qualities; 8) Effective communication

Personal Interview : A candidate is judged on the various parameters like:
1) Career orientation ; 2) Aptness for the field ; 3) Overall personality traits ; 4) Overall personal achievements in academics and co-curricular activities ; 5) Communication; 6) General awareness and aptitude.

The weightage assigned to each test in the final merit list of the entrance examination will be as under:

Test Weightage
Bachelor Programmes
Design GAT 40%
CAT 40%
Situation Test 20%
Apparel Production GAT 60%
MAT 40%
Masters Programmes
Management GAT 35%
MAT 35%
Group Discussion 10%
Psychometric Test 10%
Personal Interview 10%
Apparel Production GAT 35%
MAT 35%
Group Discussion 10%
Psychometric Test 10%
Personal Interview 10%
In case of the score being equal, the older candidate according to the date of birth will be given preference.

Reservation of Seats :
The seats reserved for SC / ST / Physically Handicapped Candidates (PHP) / Foreign Nationals / SAARC / NRI, in each programme are :
SC – 15%; ST – 7.5%; Physically Handicapped – 3% (with 40% or more disability); Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI – 15% (supernumerary).

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  1. parita says:

    I wantd to ask u tht wht should i do in my 11th n 12th so tht if is easier fr me to concentrate plus my goal of gettin into NIFT can be achived…..can u plz guide me on this…n i also wanted to know wht are the procedures after my college for NIFT

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