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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    National Institute of Fashion Technology
  • Mode of Conduction
    Online Proctored Examination
  • Exam Duration
    2 hours for GAT (General Ability Test) 3 hours for CAT (Creativity Ability Test)
  • Exam Frequency
    Annually
  • Official Website
    https://www.nift.ac.in
  • No. of Papers
    Two
  • No. of Sections
    Five
  • Medium of the exam
    English
  • Marking Scheme
    No negative marks
  • Exam Dates
    February 2023
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    December 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    December 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    To be announced
  • Last Date of Payment of Application Fee
    To be announced
  • Admit Card Release Date
    January 2023
  • Display of Answer Key
    To be announced
  • Declaration of Result
    To be announced
  • Counselling Process Starts
    To be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for NIFT 2023
Students can enroll in undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the National Institute of Fashion Technology. The applicant's age must be less than 24 years old for undergraduate admission, and there is no age limit for postgraduate entrance.

Courses Specialization Duration Eligibility Criteria
Bachelor in Design
  • Fashion design
  • Leather design
  • Fashion Communication
  • Accessory Design
  • Knitwear Design
Four years The applicant must have passed 10+2 from CBSE/ State Board or any recognized Board.

OrGeneral Certificate Education (GCE) Examination

Bachelor in Fashion Technology -------- Four Years The applicant must have passed 10+2 from CBSE/ State Board or any recognized Board.
Or General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination.
Master of Fashion Technology -------- Two Years The applicant must have passed B.F.TECH from National Institute of Fashion
OR Technology (NIFT) or B.E / B.TECH from any Institute / University.
Master in Design -------- Two Years The applicant must have passed graduation from any Institute / University
Master in Fashion Design -------- Two Years The applicant must have passed graduation from any Institute / University
Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern for NIFT 2023

  • The General Ability Test (GAT) will be the first stage of the NIFT Entrance Examination 2023, followed by the Creativity Ability Test (CAT).
  • The NIFT Entrance Test is a written examination that is administered for all five courses via the General Ability Test (GAT).
  • Candidates who pass the GAT are required to take the Creativity Ability Test (CAT).
  • Aspirants who pass both tests will be required to take the Situation Test, followed by a Personal Interview.
  • Only the Bachelor in Fashion Technology, Master in Fashion Technology, and Master of Fashion Management will be eligible for the General Ability Test. Furthermore, the NIFT admission examination has no negative marking.
Syllabus

Syllabus for NIFT 2023

General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, English Comprehension, and Analytical and Logical Ability will all be included in the NIFT syllabus. The General Ability Test (GAT) and the Creativity Ability Test (CAT) have separate syllabuses.
2023 NIFT GAT Syllabus
The NIFT General Ability Test is a two-hour MCQ-based test with no negative marking that includes questions from General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, English Comprehension, and Analytical and Logical Ability.

Syllabus of GAT No of Questions Topics Covered
Quantitative Ability 20
  • Rate of Interest
  • Addition
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Fractions
  • Fractions
  • Percentage
  • Work & Task
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Time & Distance
Syllabus of GAT
Quantitative Ability
Communication Ability and English Comprehension
50
  • Singular
  • Plural
  • Antonyms
  • one-word substitutes
  • Idioms & phrases
  • correct spellings
  • Synonyms
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 15
  • Sports
  • Awards and Honors
  • Current Affairs
  • Polity
  • Geography
Analytical and Logical Ability 15
  • Reasoning
  • Calendar
  • Blood relations
  • Ordering and ranking
  • Puzzle
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Arrangement

2023 NIFT CAT Syllabus
The NIFT Creative Ability Test is a three-hour drawing test that measures candidates’ talents and observation perspective.

Syllabus Topics Covered
Creative Ability test
  • Design ability of the applicant
  • Discernment ability
  • Creativity in the development of a thought
  • Power of observation
Counselling

Counseling for the NIFT Entrance Exam 2023: Online and Offline

Authorities will release the dates for the first round of NIFT counselling in 2023 via an online statement. The NIFT counselling process will be repeated twice more. The scheduled admission procedure will only be necessary for approved applicants. The NIFT will also examine their paperwork.
NIFT 2023 Counseling Procedure
Applicants must use their form number, date of birth, and password to register. It is also required to select an NIFT 2023 counselling campus from which to apply for admissions. They will receive an SMS and an email from the system after a successful registration.
NIFT 2023 counselling will be conducted solely on the basis of merit. They must choose a seat in the presence of the nodal officer. After being assigned a seat, the candidate will be required to pay the entire fee at the NIFT campus. The nodal officer would issue his or her allocation letter/receipt.

Documents Required for NIFT 2023

  • Bank draft
  • Category certificate
  • Certificate of medical fitness
  • Certificate of the parents income
  • Class 12/degree (mark sheet and certificate)
  • Secondary school mark sheet and certificate