NIFT Syllabus 2020 – Entrance Exam Pattern, Pdf Download

NIFT Syllabus 2020

NIFT Syllabus 2020: Candidates, who wants to get admission in the NIFT, will have to clear the NIFT entrance exam. To qualify the any exam, first step should be to thoroughly understand the exam pattern and syllabus. Candidates can check the NIFT BDes Syllabus, if applying for the undergraduate design entrance exam.

nift syllabus

There will be 2 paper conducted for NIFT exam, Paper-1 will be General Ability Test and Paper-2 will be Creative ability Test, will be followed by GD/ PI. To perform better in exam, you should start your preparation now. Go through the NIFT Topic wise Syllabus and crack the entrance exam by scoring the highest marks

NIFT Syllabus for BDes & MDes


General Ability Test (GAT)
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Communication Ability
  • English Comprehension
  • Analytical Ability & Logical Ability
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Creative Ability Test (CAT)
  • Creativity in thought development
  • Discernment ability
  • Observation power
  • Design ability
Managerial Ability Test (MAT)
  • Innovative and creative use of given material
  • Finesse of the model and overall
  • Construction skill
  • Composition of elements
    Space visualization
  • Colour scheme


Group Discussion
  • Ability to generate new ideas
  • Conceptual clarity
  • Knowledge of the topic assigned
  • Contribution made on the topic to the group
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving approach
  • Leadership qualities
  • Effective communication
Personal Interview
  • Career orientation
  • Aptness for the field
  • Overall personal achievements in academics and co-curricular activities
  • Communication
  • General awareness and aptitude, creative and lateral thinking are likely to be useful.

NIFT 2020 Exam Pattern

To know the course structure, total no of questions, marking scheme, topic wise weightage, time duration, mode of examination, candidates should check the NIFT Paper Pattern. You can also check the NIFT Previous Year Papers to get exact idea about the exam pattern. It will help you in all aspects if you are appearing for the NIFT exam first time.

NIFT BDes. Exam Pattern

Mode of ExamOffline (Pen-Paper based)
Duration of Exam2 hours
Paper LanguageEnglish
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Total Questions100
Marking SchemeNo Negative Marking.
Paper PatternSectionsNo of Questions
English comprehension25
Quantitative ability20
Communication ability25
Analytical ability15
General knowledge and current affairs15

Exam Pattern for BF.TECH/ MFTECH/ MFM

No of Questions
Quantitative Ability3030103 hours

Communication Ability &

English Comprehension


Analytical Ability & Logical


General Knowledge and Current Affairs252525
Case Study252540

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