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FAQ

Are there specific numbers of seats allotted for each branch in the Post Graduated NIFT Entrance Exam? Yes! Specific numbers of seats are allotted for each department.

What combination of marks should I get in both the 12th board examination and entrance exam to avail a seat in NIFT PG exam? There is no such specific combination of marks are provided in the eligibility section.

Is there caste-wise cutoff marks in National Institute of Fashion Technology entrance Exam for PG? No!! There is no caste-wise cutoff marks in National Institute of Fashion Technology entrance Exam for PG. Cutoff is only based on the marks scored in the exam and the ranking thus obtained. The 12th board examination marks are also considered. Apart from this, there are no other criteria under which the cutoff marks are derived.

Are there separate cut off marks for separate parts/papers? No! There are no separate cutoff marks for separate parts/papers. The university considers only the overall marks and then prepares a list of ranking accordingly.

If I do not get elected in NIFT PG Entrance exam, will all my efforts go in vain? "Success is the sum of small efforts put in day in and day out". Therefore, if one does not clear NIFT Exam, all the efforts that they have put in for years will definitely not go in vain as it will bring fruits at the right time and at the right place, in the future.

Duration of study needed to get surely selected. Is self preparation enough or does one need extra classes, to clear the exam? It is a common sight of many students joining coaching centers. More than the time spent in preparing, one has to put in quality effort to get sure shot success. At the same time, self preparation is much sufficient but that doesn't mean going to the extra classes is wrong. It is always good to attend coaching classes where the students are provided with materials, question papers, mock tests, etc. All these enhance the overall speed and helps in time management. For any entrance exam, steady preparation for a year along with sound classroom knowledge is more than sufficient to clear the exam.

Are there any reservation of seats in NIFT Entrance Exam PG ? Yes! NIFT follows government norms of reservation of seats in admission. The seats reserved for SC / ST / OBC / Physically Handicapped Candidates (PHP) / Foreign Nationals / SAARC / NRI, in each programme are as under: SC 15% ST 7.5% OBC 27% Physically Handicapped 3% - Horizontal reservation for (with 40% or more disability) physically handicapped candidates cutting across all sections including SC, ST and the Other Backward Classes and the nonreserved category. Centres and programmes will be allotted on rotation, at the discretion of NIFT. Other than these, there is a provision of seats for Foreign nationals/ SAARC candidates/ NRI candidates and for state domicile in the state funded centers of NIFT. These are supernumerary in nature z Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI 15% (supernumerary) z State Domiciles (State funding 20% (supernumerary) Centres) The candidates applying under these categories need to meet the eligibility and admission requirement of NIFT.

For every correct answer how many marks will be awarded in NIFT Exam for PG ? 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer given by the candidate.

What total marks does NIFT PG Exam accepts for Admissions? Total 150 marks are subjected for each course - Master of Fashion Management - MFM Master of Fashion Technology - MFT Master of Design (Design Space) - M.Des (DS)

For what amount I should draw the DD for Post Graduated NIFT Entrance Exam? The DD amount drawn must be Rs 1500.

Where can I obtain the Application Form for National Institute of Fashion Technology entrance Exam for PG ? Candidates can apply online at www. nift.ac.in or https://applyadmission.net/ nift2016 Guidelines for applying online may be referred for the purpose. The Prospectus is available at NIFT website www.nift.ac.in free of cost. The Application Fee has to be paid through online payment gateway or through Bank Demand Draft issued in favour of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi. Fee for General/OBC (Non-Creamy) Category: Rs.1500/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft. Fee for SC/ ST/ PHP Category : Rs.750/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft. Mode of Payment: Credit Cards /Debit Cards Payments of application fee (Rs.1500/- or Rs.750/-) can be made through credit cards / debit cards as explained above. The Bank and transaction charges on the application fee will be borne by the applicant. Candidates are advised to apply on time. Demand Draft Payment of application fee (Rs 1500/- in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) candidates and Rs 750/- in case of SC/ ST/PHP candidates) can be made throu

Is there any age limit to pursue NIFT Entrance Exam for post graduation degree ? No, it does not stipulate any minimum or maximum age limit.

What is the paper pattern for NIFT Entrance Exam for post graduation degree? For Master of Fashion Management - General Ability Test (GAT) will be of 180 minutes Quantitative Ability - 10 Questions Communication Ability & English Comprehension - 50 Questions Analytical & Logical Ability - 25 Questions General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 25 Questions Case Study - 40 Questions Total Questions - 150 Managerial Ability Test (MAT) Case Study Logical Ability After the GAT and MAT exam the shortlisted candidates are required to undergo Group Discussion (GD) and Interview. For Master of Fashion Technology - General Ability Test (GAT) will be of 180 minutes Quantitative Ability - 30 Questions Communication Ability & English Comprehension - 45 Questions Analytical & Logical Ability - 25 Questions General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 25 Questions Case Study - 25 Questions Total Questions - 150 Managerial Ability Test (MAT) Case Study Logical Ability After the GAT and MAT exam the shortlisted candidates are required to undergo Group Discussion (GD) and

Is there any negative marking system in NIFT PG 2016 entrance exam? There is no Negative marking.

What is the eligibility criteria for the NIFT PG Entrance Exam ? Master of Fashion Management - Undergraduate Degree from any institute/university recognized by law in India OR Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT/NID Master of Fashion Technology - B.F.Tech from NIFT OR B.E./ B.Tech from any institute/ university recognized by law in India. Master of Design - Undergraduate Degree from any institute/university recognized by law in India OR Diploma In UG Design from NIFT/NID only.

May I know the exam is conducted by which organization/institute ? The NIFT PG Entrance Exam is conducted by National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), is a fashion institute in India. It was set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.