NIFT

COACHING

CENTRE

6666-min

by Siri Chandana (NIFT, NID Student)

all.about.NIFT

WHAT IS NIFT?

NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology) is a leader in fashion education. The Institute was set up in 1986, under the guidance of Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India, is a statutory Institute Governed by the NIFT act 2006. The institute focus on imparting to students the latest in technology and innovation in all aspects of integrating the entire value chain from fibre to fabric to fashion for the textile industry. At NIFT, multidisciplinary studies not only prepare the students to solve real life challenges but also equip them to carve out newer paths for themselves.

      WHY NIFT?

  • A natural destination for students  seeking to pursue a career in Fashion Industry
  • NIFT is one of the best choices for many a fashion houses/professionals  in India &  Abroad
  • The oldest Institute for Fashion education in India with over 30 years
  • A vibrant and stimulating environment
  • 16 professionally managed campus
  • A strong alumni network, whom are icons in their own right
  • A platform to confluence with industry leaders, leading academicians and artisans

500-min

INTAKE PROCEDURE

Securing admissions towards NIFT is based on all India Entrance exams, conducted by NIFT every year.

All eligible candidates will have to appear for a written entrance examination at the examination centres opted by them.

The written entrance examination is designed to test the knowledge, skill and aptitude of the candidates for the program opted.

However, it is to be noted that certain disciplines require the candidate to appear for a second round of examination as mandated by NIFT.

The selection process takes cognisance of a 100 % meritorious process towards short listing  of candidates for various disciplines.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

FOR BACHELORS PROGRAM- DESIGN (B.DES) (4 YEARS)

  • The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State board of secondary Examination, such as CBSE/ State Board.
  • General Certificate Examination at the advanced A level
  • 3-4 years diploma recognized by AICTE,or a State Board of Technical Education
  • Maximum Age 23 years

 

FOR BACHELORS PROGRAM – TECHNOLOGY (B.FTECH) (4 YEARS)

  • The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • 3 or 4-years diploma in any branch of Engineering recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education

 

FOR MASTERS IN DESIGN (M.DES) 2 YEARS

  • No Age Limit
  • Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India
  • Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.

 

FOR MASTERS IN FASHION MANAGEMENT (MFM) 2 YEARS

  • Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India.
  • Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.

 

FOR MASTERS IN FASHION TECHNOLOGY (M.FTECH) 2 YEARS

  • B.F.Tech. from NIFT
  • B.E / B.Tech. From any Institute / University recognized by law in India.

ABOUT THE BACHELOR PROGRAMS

half-min

B. DES (BACHELORS IN DESIGN (4 YEARS)

(Total number of Seats: 2010)

The bachelors in design is a 4 year undergraduate program which orients students towards a solid grounding in the areas of Design, Technology and Management.

The student has a choice to major in any of the disciplines below. The disciplines include

  • Fashion Design
  • Textile Design
  • Knit Wear Design
  • Fashion Communication
  • Leather Design
  • Accessory Design

FASHION DESIGN

A flagship program of NIFT, the Fashion Design program has played an influential role in the growth of the Indian fashion industry. In the 3 decades of its existence the graduates of the department have made remarkable presence in the Indian as well as global fashion scenario. The four-year program in Fashion Design aims to produce dynamic design professionals who can face the challenges of the ever-changing fashion industry. It also equips them with strong creative and technical skills related to the field of fashion, which empower them to adapt to an evolving fashion biosphere. The curriculum incorporates combination of experiential learning and hands-on training that enables integrated development.

Total Number of Seats: 450 Seats

Centres for Training: Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kolkata, New Delhi, Patna, RaeBareli, Shillong , Kangra, Jodhpur, Bubhaneswar, Srinagar

TEXTILE DESIGN

The Textile Design programme equips students with knowledge and hones their creativity and understanding of design application for apparel and home fashion industries. Woven, print design, embroidery and surface embellishment are the core textile subjects and together impart an extensive and versatile training for the students. The programme builds upon the integration of creative forces of design with textile technology, and also keeps in mind the historical, social and cultural contexts in which the designers work today. The structure integrates interdisciplinary learning to augment the skillset of the students and impart a holistic perspective to learning, thereby enabling access to a wide range of career paths and options

Total number of Seats: 390 seats

Centres for Training: Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kolkata, New Delhi,Patna, Kangra, Jodhpur, Bubhaneswar,

FASHION COMMUNICATION

This programme encompasses integrated course study relating with the areas such as visual merchandising, styling, graphic design, display/exhibit/space design, advertising and public relations, fashion journalism, creative writing, photography, interaction design and new media design, specific to the fashion and lifestyle industry

Total Number of Seats: 420 Seats

Centres for Training: Bengaluru, Chennai, Gndhinagar, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Raebareli, Kangra, Jodhpur, Bubhaneswar,

 LEATHER DESIGN

The Leather Design Program at NIFT is unique in its structure and application to the Fashion, Footwear and Accessories Industry while focusing on an integrative design perspective within the Industry requirements.

Total Number of Seats: 120 Seats

Centres for Training: Chennai, Kolkata, New Delhi, Raebareli

ACCESSORY DESIGN

Accessory Design program is designed with a strategic philosophy of “Design for Business”. Accessories are personal objects, that relate functionally, conceptually and aesthetically to people and their environment. The education is imparted through exploring, processing and experimenting with thoughts, ideas & materials in order to establish a platform for new ideas and a powerful personal expression.

Total Number of Seats: 420 seats

Centres for Training: Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, NewDelhi, Raebareli

B.Tech (Bachelors in Technology) 

The Programme takes a rigorous scientific approach towards knowledge dissemination required to create well rounded industry ready professionals. The B.F.Tech (Apparel Production) graduates will cater to the multitude of demands placed on their shoulders by the apparel manufacturing industry. Due to the varied job profiles undertaken by the students, it has become imperative for the course to be flexible and innovative in its content offerings. Keeping the diverse nature of challenges faced by the industry, the course curriculum aims to introduce different essential streams including apparel manufacturing technology, information technology, quality management, etc.

Specialization: Apparel Production

Total Number of Seats: 360 Seats

Centres for Training: Bengaluru, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Kangra, Jodhpur, Bubhaneswar

ABOUT THE MASTERS PROGRAMS

half-min

Masters Program

(Total Number of Seats: 640 seats)

  • M.Des (Masters in Design)
  • MFM (Masters in Fashion Management)
  • M.Tech (Masters in Technology)

Masters in Design ( M.Des)

‘Master of Design’ degree caters to this multi-disciplinary and dynamic nature of job profiles that seek professionals who can work in versatile environments. Research is one of the tools that empower one to take up challenges, which may emerge in contemporary complex systems. Therefore, this course builds its specializations based on the foundation of design thinking and research practice.

Total Number of Seats: 120 Seats

Centres for Training: Bengaluru, Kannur, New Delhi

Masters in Fashion Management (MFM)

The objective of the two year Master of Fashion Management (MFM) Programme (erstwhile AMM), started in 1987, is to develop leadership and managerial talents in the fields of management, marketing, merchandising and  retailing,  best suited to  the requirements of the garment export, fashion and lifestyle and retail sectors. Students undergo in depth education in management, marketing, buying, merchandising (retail and export), retail operations, forecasting, international marketing, international trade practices and project formulation.

Total Number of Seats: 420 Seats

Centres for Training: Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Raebareli, Shillong, Jodhpur, Bubhaneswar

Masters of Fashion Technology (MF.Tech)

The programme adopts a holistic approach towards cultivating postgraduate students meant for techno managerial roles in the fashion and allied manufacturing sector. In the initial courses the students from various engineering disciplines are oriented towards the apparel manufacturing industry as they learn various operations and processes involved. Concurrently the programme imparts managerial concepts related to operations. The curriculum introduces the students to the global scenario prevailing and its path taken through the years to gain an understanding of apparel manufacturing trade.

Total Number of Seats: 100 Seats

Centres of Training: Bengaluru, Chennai, Gandhinagar, New Delhi

Rounds of exam to be cleared for Various Disciplines

B.Des

  1. Written exam
  2. Situation Test

BF.Tech

  1. Written exam

M.Des

  1. Written Exam
  2. Situation Test
  3. GD/Interview

MFM

  1. Written Exam
  2. GD/Interview

MF.Tech

  1. Written Exam
  2. GD/Interview

Let’s Discuss the Weightage of Marks and Test Structure

B.Des

  1. Written exam
  2. Situation Test

BF.Tech

  1. Written exam

M.Des

  1. Written Exam
  2. Situation Test
  3. GD/Interview

MFM

  1. Written Exam
  2. GD/Interview

MF.Tech

  1. Written Exam
  2. GD/Interview

Rounds of exam to be cleared for Various Disciplines

Disciplines

Written Exam

Situation Test

GD/Interview

B.Des

Nil

BF.Tech

Nil

Nil

M.Des

MFM

Nil

MF.Tech

Nil

 

 

Let’s Discuss the Weightage of Marks and Test Structure

TEST WEIGHTAGE

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

PROGRAMMS

TEST

WEIGHTAGE

BACHELOR OF DESIGN

CAT/GAT/SITUATION TEST

50%  / 30% / 20%

MASTER OF DESIGN

CAT/GAT/GD:PI

             40% / 30% / 30%

BACHELOR OF FASHION TECH

GAT

100%

MASTER OF FASHION TECH

GAT/GD:PI

70% / 30%

MASTER OF FASHION MGMNT

GAT/GD:PI

70% / 30%

 

 

TEST STRUCTURE

PROGRAM

B.DES

M.DES

B.FTECH

MFTECH

MFM

PAPER NAME

GAT

GAT

GAT

GAT

GAT

LANGUAGE

ENGLISH

ENGLISH

ENGLISH

ENGLISH

ENGLISH

TEST DURATION

120 MIN

120 MIN

180 MIN

180 MIN

180 MIN

SECTIONS

NO OF QUEST

NO OF QUEST

NO OF QUEST

NO OF QUEST

NO OF QUEST

Quantitative ability

20

20

30

30

10

Communication ability

25

30

45

45

50

Eng comprehension

25

30

25

25

25

Analytical ability

15

25

25

25

25

Gk & current affairs

15

15

25

25

25

Case Study

25

25

40

Total

100

100

150

150

150

 

What is situation Test (Round 2)

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

 

What is Group Discussions in NIFT?

Shortlisted candidates for Masters Programs from the written entrance examination are required to undergo Case Study based Group Discussions (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). GD would comprise approximately 15 to 20 minutes of discussion on a case study assigned, on which a panel of experts will assess the candidates on various parameters including:

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

What are personal Interviews in NIFT?

Candidates shall be evaluated on the various parameters as listed below by a panel, in the Personal Interview:

1) Career orientation

2) Aptness for the course

3) Overall personal achievements in academics and co-curricular activities

4) Communication

5) General awareness and aptitude, creative and lateral thinking

 

 

ADMISSION CALENDER FOR NIFT

Online Registration

October

Written Exam for all UG &PG Program

January

Result of Written entrance exam

February/ March

Situation test/GD/Interview

April-May

Declaration of Final Result

End of May/June

Counselling

End of May/ June

 

For More Information please log into: www.nift.ac.in

Important tips

Time management is as important as the quality of work

Don’t forget to take a wrist watch to exam

Carry some rough papers to examination hall if allowed

Carry extra pencils to exam

Use quality pencils like Steadlers

Have enough sleep, the night before exam

 

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