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What’s Next after NIFT Entrance Exam?

Sayantani Bhattarcharya
Sayantani BhattarcharyaUpdated On: February 04, 2022 07:21 pm IST | NIFT Entrance Exam

Are you wondering what to do right after the NIFT Entrance Exam this year? Check out a few vital things that you can do while anticipating the results.

What’s Next after NIFT Entrance Exam?

NIFT Entrance Exam is conducted to offer admission to various design courses such as B.Des, and B.FTech, for the undergraduate program, M.F.M, M.Des, and M.FTech for the post-graduation programs and doctoral programs in their campuses all over the country. NIFT 2022 exam for UG and PG programs is going to be held on February 6, 2022. The NIFT Entance Exam 2022 will be conducted online proctored mode due to the staggering surge in COVID-19 cases.

Here are some of the particulars regarding the exam:

  • The CAT (Creative Ability Test) will be conducted from 10 am to 1 pm, followed by the GAT (General Ability Test) from 2.30 to 4.30 pm.
  • Candidates seeking admission to B.Des and M.Des courses should appear for both the written tests (CAT and GAT).
  • Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their scores in CAT and GAT will go through the next level i.e., the Situation Test.
  • However, candidates who are seeking admissions for B.FTech, M.F.Tech courses need to only appear in the GAT test.
  • The last date to fill the form for NIFT Entrance Exam 2022 is over.
  • The NIFT 2022 admit cards with the details like allotted exam centers, roll number, reporting time and date and time of the exam has been issued to the applicants from January 29 onwards

Also Read : Important Topics for NIFT Entrance Exam Preparation

Tips for Effective Time Utilization before NIFT Entrance Exam Result

Now, wondering what to do before the exam results are out? CollegeDekho has listed some of the points that you can go through while anticipating the results.

  • After you appear for the NIFT Entrance Exam, you must prepare yourself for the next rounds depending on the program that you have chosen. There are ideally three further rounds conducted for the candidates who have successfully cleared the NIFT Entrance Exam.
  • Situation Test
  • Group Discussion (GD)
  • Personal Interview (PI)

Refer to the following table for details according to the program that you have opted for:


Type of Exam

B. Des



Situation Test

M. Des




B. F. Tech


M. F. Tech






  • It is advised that you stay focused and practice regularly to improve upon your presentation skills for the upcoming rounds.
  • The candidates who have filled their application form for B. Des should start prepping up for the Situation Test.
  • NIFT 2022 Situation Test will be conducted to assess a candidate's skills of creativity and material handling in a particular situation with a given set of materials. This is a competitive level that will hold 20% weightage in the final merit.  
  • The candidates who have opted for M.Des, M.F.Tech, and MFM should focus on their GD/PI rounds. You should work on improving your communication and presentation skills.
  • In the Personal Interview round, the candidates will be assessed by an Interview Panel based on their academic and co-curricular accomplishments, creative and lateral thinking capability, communication skills, career alignment, and suitability for the chosen program.

Also Read:NIFT Entrance Exam Pattern 2022

Hope these tips would help you in planning out your course of action after you appear for the NIFT exam 2022. Refer to CollegeDekho for further updates on the details of the NIFT admission process. All the best!


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Designing of what types is available??This is sure that we wil get placement??Marks obtained in 12 for the addmission??And what type of designing class is best for future??

-Shairoz AliUpdated on March 23, 2022 06:45 PM
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Harleen Kaur, Student / Alumni

Dear Student, the Design Course available at Rani Birla Girls College is Fashion and Apparel Design course. Yes, students can get placement through a college placement drive held by the colleges/universities. Admission to the design course is open to the students who have cleared their 10+2 examination from any stream, from any recognized board. In addition, students who have cleared 10+2 examinations in the Vocational stream conducted by the West Bengal State Council of Vocational Education & Training are also eligible to get admission in this course.   


My common merit rank is 548 and general category rank is 441. Will I be able to get B.Des Fashion Design in any of the top 6 centres?

-DivyanshiUpdated on March 14, 2022 09:28 AM
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Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Congratulations on your great performance in the NIFT Entrance Exam. As per the previous year’s cut-off and result, there is a high possibility that you will get a B.DesFashion Design course in one of the top six NIFT campuses.

Check out some other top design colleges in India and dial 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or fill the Common Application Form for any admission related assistance. Feel free to write back in the QnA zone, in case of any doubts.

Thank You


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