Best Books for NIFT Entrance Exam Preparation 2021

Updated By Sukriti Vajpayee on 19 Oct, 2020 10:12

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Best Books for NIFT 2021

NIFT aspirants may find many good books to prepare for the NIFT 2021, however, only the best NIFT books will help the students to crack the entrance exam. NIFT best books will act like a success package for all those students preparing for the exam. These books are designed in such a manner that they not only cover the full syllabus of NIFT 2021 but also serve as a guide for all the students aiming to get into one of the participating institutes of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT).

NIFT 2021 exam will be organized by the National Institute of Fashion Technology for all those aspirants seeking admission to various fashion designing programmes offered by the institute. The entrance test will include a written test (Creative Ability Test, General Ability Test, and Managerial Ability Test) followed by Group discussion and interview. The first step of all the NIFT aspirants preparing for the entrance exam should be collecting the best NIFT 2021 books and study materials for exam preparation. To make your test preparation easy and hassle-free, CollegeDekho has, therefore, compiled a list of the best books for NIFT preparation.

How to Select the Best Books for NIFT 2021 Preparation

In order to select a book for NIFT exam preparation, candidates must consider few points to select the right set of NIFT books. Given below are few pointers that can help the candidates to select the best book for NIFT 2021:

  • NIFT aspirants should remember to check for the latest edition and year of publication of the book in order to get updated contents and information of examination while they choose to select books for NIFT 2021 preparation.

  • The candidates must also shortlist books according to renowned authors in the field of education.

  • Candidates should prefer to select a book that consists of sample papers and NIFT previous years’ question papers for an advanced level of exam preparation.

  • It is also very important for the candidates to choose a book that is reader-friendly.

  • Before buying books for NIFT 2021, it is always advisable to compare the contents and topics of books of two or more books to achieve authentic and correct explanations of important topics.

  • Candidates must also ensure that the book that they are choosing covers all the topics according to the prescribed NIFT 2021 syllabus.

  • Candidates can also refer to the books and study materials recommended by some popular coaching centres. Such books also provide a lot of good information to the candidates preparing for the entrance exam. 

Best Books for NIFT 2021 Preparation

The list given below mentions some of the best and highly recommended books for NIFT preparation 2021.

NIFT/NID/IIFT Entrance Exam Guide by Surendra Kavimandan

NIFT National Entrance Exam by R.P. Verma

Prashant Kumar’s NIFT Entrance Examination Preparation Guide

Concepts of Pattern Grading by Carolyn L. Moore

NIFT by Sonia Sahney

NIFT: Previous Years’ Papers (Solved) by Ramesh Publishing House

Popular Master Guide NIFT and IIFT by R. Gupta

NIFT/NID Exam Guide by Dr R. P. Datason

Bright Careers Guide NIFT Entrance Exams

NIFT Entrance Exam- Self Study Guide

Arihant NIFT Entrance Exam Self Study Guide

NIFT Entrance Examination ( Guide ) by Dharmendra Mittal

Apart from the books mentioned above, NIFT aspirants must refer to various newspapers, magazines and online sites, take ideas from various advertisements, posters, banners etc to enhance their preparation. 

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I am a graduate student and I want to prepare for M.Des Entrance Exams such as NID, NIFT but I am very confused about how to start . What should I do in my daily schedule ,which book should I purchase and many types of queries are there.

-Ragini singhUpdated on October 16, 2020 02:23 PM
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Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

If you want to prepare for an M.Des Entrance Exam or a Design Entrance Exam, you can check out the Self-Study Guide for Design Entrance Exams in India. It consists of detailed preparation strategy, best books, previous year's question papers and mock tests for the design exam. 

You can also visit the top Design Entrance Exams to explore more options.

Some other articles that you can go through are mentioned below.

NIFT Sample Papers: Download PDF

NIFT Situation Test 2020 Previous Year Questions

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In case you require any admission related ...


If SC / ST / OBC seats remain unfilled at the end of the NIFT B.Des counselling sessions, do they offer these under the General category?

-MitraUpdated on September 15, 2020 10:46 AM
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Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

None of the NIFT seats remains vacant. The counselling process goes on until all the seats are filled with the corresponding category. Go through NIFT Counselling and NIFT Seat Matrix: Seat Allotment, Seat Reservation to understand the process better.

Write back in the QnA zone, in case of more queries.

Thank You


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 September 09, 2020 10:45 AM
  • 1 Answer
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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