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Subhashri Roy
Subhashri RoyUpdated On: June 24, 2020 07:07 pm IST | NIFT Entrance Exam

Appearing for NIFT Entrance Exam? Scroll through to find the NIFT Entrance Exam 2020 Sample Papers for all the courses to be better prepared for the exam. 

NIFT Sample Papers

NIFT Entrance Exam sample papers have long been the most important study material for its preparation. Some might think that it could be a bit overrated but it is nothing than the ultimate preparation tool to ace the admission test. Keeping this thought in mind, we have collated all the NIFT GAT sample papers for the NIFT courses in this article.

All the eligible candidates for NIFT programmes are required to go through an examination process that has the General Ability Test (GAT) in common. For all the available programmes, the components of the General Ability Test include Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability and English Comprehension, Analytical Ability and Logical Ability, General Knowledge and Current Affairs and Case Study. If candidates clear the round of NIFT- GAT, they will be required to take the Situation Test/Group Discussion (GD)/Personal Interview as applicable (except B.F.Tech). NIFT 2020 CAT is conducted only for the B.Des and M.Des programmes.

Find the direct links to the NIFT-CAT Sample Papers on this page along with the advantages of solving sample papers and other related information.

NIFT Entrance Exam Important Dates 2020

Below mentioned are the important dates regarding NIFT Entrance Exam 2020:



NIFT Application Process Start Date

22nd October 2019

NIFT Application Process End Date

31 December 2019

Last date for the NIFT 2020 Application with late fee

4th January 2020

NIFT 2020 Application Form Edit/Update Window

01 January 2020 (from 12:00 Noon Onwards) to 04 January 2020 (till 4:00 PM)

NIFT Entrance Exam 2020 Admit Card

10th January 2020

NIFT Entrance Exam 2020 Date

19th January 2020

NIFT Examination 2020 Result Date

25th June 2020

Group Discussion/Interview/Situation Test


Commencement of M.Des Online Interview Registration

19th June 2020 (10 am onwards)

Last Date for Registration of M.Des Online Interview

21st June 2020 (until midnight)

Release of M.Des Online Interview Admit Card

23rd June 2020

M.Des Online Interview Date

26th June 2020 onwards

Declaration of NIFT 2020 Final Result in Online Mode

June 2020 Last Week

Also Read: NIFT Admissions for UG & PG Courses 2020

NIFT Entrance Exam Sample Papers 2020

We have compiled all the sample papers for NIFT GAT Entrance Exam 2020. Check on the direct links below to access the same:

B.Des-NIFT Entrance Exam- CAT 2020 Sample Paper

M.Des-NIFT Entrance Exam- CAT 2020 Sample Paper

How to Download NIFT Entrance Exam 2020 Sample Papers?

Candidates can click on the above-mentioned Sample Papers to view the NIFT Entrance Exam 2020 - CAT. However, candidates can also download the sample papers from the official website of NIFT. Check how:

  • Visit the official website of NIFT.

  • Click on “Sample Question Paper” mentioned on the Home Page.

  • A list of sample question papers will be displayed on the screen.

  • Click on the course for which you want to take the NIFT Entrance Exam.

  • The sample question paper will open.

Advantages to Solve NIFT Entrance Exam Sample Papers 2020

Practising sample question papers or previous year question papers for NIFT Entrance Exam always comes with a number of advantages. Few of them have been listed below:

  • Self Assessment- Solving the sample papers is an excellent way to learn how ready you are for the exam. While practising these papers, you may also come across the same questions and understand a pattern. Tracking your performance and being informed about your weaknesses and strengths days before the exam always helps. This makes way for a more comprehensive revision.

  • Time Management- Sample Papers also help you manage your time. You would end up find out which sections need more attention than the rest of the sections.

  • Strategize: Strategy is the one thing you need when you want to ace an entrance exam like NIFT-GAT/CAT. Sample Papers often leave you wondering why you are not able to score well and come up with the best strategy possible to ace them.

  • Sample papers are framed according to the previous year question papers which will not only give you an understanding of the exam pattern but also the type of questions, level of difficulty, marking scheme and so on.

Also Read: NIFT Bhubaneswar Collaborates to Organise Workshop on Modern Age Bamboo Products

NIFT Entrance Exam Pattern 2020

Exam Pattern of NIFT Entrance Exam- CAT for B.Des and M.Des are different. NIFT specifies the GAT and CAT Exam Pattern 2020 for all the available courses as under:

Creative Ability Test or CAT for B.Des and M.Des:

CAT evaluates the candidate's power of observation and intuitive ability in the development of concepts. It requires innovative and creative use of illustration and colour skills.

Hope this article helps you with the preparation for the exam. Stay tuned for further updates on NIFT Entrance Exam along with the best preparation tips for the same. The CollegeDekho team wishes you all the very best for the exam.


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