NIFT B.Des -

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Entrance Exam for B.Des (NIFT B.Des - 2017)

Pen & Paper | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General / OBC - Rs.1500 | SC / ST - Rs.750
Important Dates
Registration Date
Nov 02, 2016
Admit Card Date
Jan 23, 2017
Test Date
Feb 12, 2017
Result Date
Jun 05, 2017

NIFT B.Des 2017 - Exam Pattern

Exam Paper Type : Pen & Paper    |     Exam Duration : 2.0 Hr

Section Duration Marks # Questions
Quantitative Ability 20 Minutes 20 20
Communication Ability 30 Minutes 25 25
English Comprehension 30 Minutes 25 25
Analytical Ability 20 Minutes 15 15
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 20 Minutes 15 15
  • Total Marks- 100
  • Total Questions- 100
  • Test Duration- 2 hours (120 min)
  • Marking System– One mark for each correct answer. There is no Negative marking.

NIFT B.Des 2017 Syllabus

  1. Visual Reasoning
  1. Critical Reasoning
  1. Number series
  2. Letter Series
  3. Series Missing Numbers
  4. Odd one out
  5. Blood Relation
  6. Calender
  7. Clock
  8. Matrix
  9. Cubes
  10. Coding Decoding
  11. Direction and Distance test
  12. Ranking Tests
  13. Sitting Arrangement
  14. Linear Arrangements
  15. Matrix Arrangements
  16. Mathematical Puzzles
  17. Venn Diagram
  1. Strong & Weak Arguments
  2. Statements Assumptions
  3. Statements and Conclusions
  4. Statements & Inferences
  5. Logical Sequence of Words
  6. Analogies
  7. Verbal Classification (Odd one out)
  8. Syllogism
  9. Logical Deduction (based on syllogism)
  10. Course of Action
  11. Causes and Effects
  1. Sentence­ Jumble
  1. Nouns
  2. Pronouns
  3. Adjective
  4. Adverbs
  5. Prepositions
  6. Articles
  7. Verbs
  8. Tense
  9. Modifiers
  10. Parallelism
  11. Sentence Improvement
  12. Subject Verb Agreement
  1. Sentence completion
  2. Word Usage
  3. Synoymns
  4. Idioms and Pharses
  5. Cloze Test
  6. Antonym
  7. Analogy
  8. Homophones
  9. Confusables
  10. Migratory Words
  11. Phrasal Verbs
  1. Politics
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Business
  4. Sports
  5. Institutions of India
  6. Defence & Space
  7. Indian Judiciary
  8. Awards & Honours
  9. Literature
  10. Economics
  11. Indian Constitution
  12. International Relations
  13. Science and Technology
  14. Movies
  15. Who's who
  16. Indian Industries
  17. Indian Agriculture
  18. Current Affairs
  19. History
  20. Geography
  1. Data interpretations
  2. Data Sufficiency
  1. Profit, Loss and Discount
  2. Percentage 
  3. Partnership
  4. Pipes and Cisterns
  5. Time and Work
  6. Time, Speed and Distance
  7. Ratio and proportion
  8. Age
  9. Averages
  10. Alligation and Mixture
  11. Circular Track & Upstream-downstream
  12. Compound interest
  13. Relative speed
  14. Simple Intrest
  1. Angles, lines
  2. Properties of Circles
  3. Area and Volume of 2D and 3D figures
  4. BODMAS/Simplification
  5. Quadratic equations
  6. Number System
  7. Probability 
  8. LCM and HCF
  9. Permutation and Combination
  10. Height and Distance
  11. Logarithm
  12. Linear Equation
  13. Indices
  14. Arithmatic and Geometric Prograssion
  15. Set Theory & Venn Diagram
  16. Geometry and Mensuration
  17. Properties of Quadrilaterals
  18. Properties of Triangles

NIFT B.Des Exam Prepartions FAQ

1) What is the eligibility criterion for admission?

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 / State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi.
General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB).
Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system.
A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.
3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.

2) What is the minimum age required for Undergraduate course?

For Bachelor Programmes : Maximum Age is 23 years as on 1st October, 2016. The upper age limit may be relaxed for a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe/ Differently Abled Person (PHP). 

3) Which academic stream in my XII standard (or equivalent) should I have studied in to be eligible for the NIFT B.Des examination?

Students from any academic stream (e.g. science, arts & humanities, commerce etc.) in their XII standard (or equivalent), are eligible to apply for NIFT B.Des.

4) Is it necessary to have 10+2 studies in science stream for doing Bachelor of Design Course?

Not at all. The Candidate from any stream of 10+2/higher secondary education can do the Bachelor of Design Course.

5) I have completed 10+2. What are the courses that I can do in Bachelor of Design?

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is offering Bachelor’s degree in Accessory Design,Fashion Communication ,Fashion Design,Knitwear Design,Leather Design,Textile Design . The duration ofAccessory Design,Fashion Communication ,Fashion Design,Knitwear Design,Leather Design,Textile Design is 4 years. The eligibility for the both courses is 10+2 from a recognised Board of Education.

6) Are drawing skills mandatory to join B.Desgin course?

No, our course curriculum is designed in a manner where we start teaching from the basic dot line drawing and in the last semester, expose the students to specialized fields also.

7) I am from the non-science stream in my XII. Will I be able to cope with the course?

If you are good enough to qualify in NIFT B.Des and make it to the B. Des. selection list, coping with B. Des. will not be a problem for you.

8) I have completed my graduation through a correspondence course. Am I eligible for the course?

Yes, you are allowed however A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.