NIFT Coaching in Janakpuri

NIFT Coaching Institute in Janakpuri, Delhi is all set to offer the best preparation material with expert guidance to help you make it to the NIFT Toppers list.

Delhi – Epitome of Historic Relics

Delhi has the mark of centuries of historic symbols, art, culture, and great impact on its education. The reason it is today, the capital of education. Students from across the nation come to prepare for highly competitive exams.

Delhi has everything one needs in a good picture: a positive chaos of busy life, historical significance, art, design, and a great prestigious institute. Not just education institutes but headquarters of the same.

AIIMS. JNU, Jamia Millia Islamia, IIT, IARI, IIMC, ILI, IGNOU, NLU , and NIFT are to name a few. Delhi serves the right purpose of education by allowing a plethora of courses and about 100+ prestigious institutes to choose from.

NIFT Coaching Institute in Janakpuri, Delhi

Considering the numerous institutes, getting into any is really tough. The competition is very high. Thus, AFA works towards specialising students in the right direction to secure a seat in NIFT institute and pursue their passion.

NIFT preparation is tough as the exam is held in phases and scoring in each is essential to score a good rank. AFA has a branch in one of the most peaceful residential areas in Delhi - Janakpuri. AFA Janakpuri for decades has trained students both personally and professionally to be ready for the upcoming challenges.

It offers numerous courses focusing on individual exams and overall coverage as well. The study material, mock tests, workshops, faculty members, and library are the magic beans that build students to prepare and crack the exam. For a decade AFA Janakpuri has been the best coaching institute in Janakpuri, Delhi to prepare for the NIFT entrance exam.

NIFT Entrance Details

Full-FormNational Institute of Fashion Technology
Conductory BodyNIFT
Frequency of the EntranceOnce a year
Language ModeEnglish & Hindi
Application FeeGeneral & OBC (non-creamy)- 2000; SC/ST/PWD - 1000
Registration Month (tentative) December to January
Exam Month Feb/Mar (Phase 1), Apr/May (Phase 2)
Duration of the ExamCAT- 3 hour, GAT - 2 hours, Situation Test - 2 hour
SubjectsGeneral Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude, GK & Current Affairs, Drawing Aesthetics
No. of Colleges Involved17
Mode of ExamOffline
No. of Test Centers32

NIFT Entrance Exam Eligibility

NIFT eligibility criteria are seen in two parts - Age and Academic Qualification. NIFT Eligibility criteria vary depending on the program's specialization and level.

For B. Des Courses

(Fashion Design/ Leather Design/ Accessory Design/ Textile Design/ Knitwear Design/ Fashion Communication)

  • Candidate should have passed their 10+2 level of education from any stream
  • Candidates with 3-4 yr of diploma program recognized by AICTE or State Board
  • Candidates appearing for the 10+2 exam
  • Candidates who have passed from a foreign university recognized by the association of Indian universities
  • The candidate should not be more than 23 years of age

For B. F. Tech Course (Apparel Production)

  • Candidates who have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Math as their subject
  • Candidates who have passed from a foreign university recognized by the association of Indian universities
  • Candidates appearing for the 10+2 exam with Physics, Chemistry, and Math as their subject
  • The candidate should not be more than 23 years of age

For M. Des Course

  • The candidate must have passed the undergraduate degree from a recognized university
  • No age limit

For M. F. Tech Course

  • Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in B. F. Tech
  • No age limit

Note:- The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 years for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes, and Person With Disability.

Reservation of Seats at NIFT

The seats reserved for the various category are as follows,

  • Scheduled Caste - 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes 7.5%
  • Other Backward Caste (non-creamy)- 27%
  • Person With Disability - 5%
  • Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI - 15%
  • State Domiciles - 20%

Why is NIFT important? Why should you join NIFT?

NIFT is the best institute to study fashion designing in a wide spectrum. Students who wish to study the core structure of designing opt for NIFT institute. NIFT conducts entrance once a year and has only 16 centers across the nation.

It is the best institute as it has collaborated with 120+ colleges across the world for student’s exchange programs that enable students to take the dual degree and get exposure at national and international level.

NIFT teaches about fabrics, aesthetic value and implication, illustration, construction and everything related to fashion making and delivery. NIFT exposure from first year is a part of the extensive program. NIFT provides internships under renowned designers, brands, and government’s projects. The internship is mostly a paid internship to let students feel motivated and enjoy the little industry exposure.

NIFT campus placement is mostly with an average income of 4 lpa. And max upto 20 lpa. Brands like Pantaloons, Myntra, Adidas, Reliance, Vero Moda, and all the well-established brands across the globe.

The campus life is great because of its creative aspect. The faculty too are very interactive, supportive, and friendly so that students feel at home. Getting into NIFT is tough but with NIFT’s best coaching center in Janakpuri, Delhi it is possible.

NIFT Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The primary step towards any exam is to know its eligibility criteria, its exam pattern, and syllabus. Knowing the right and updated syllabus helps one prepare better and in a better way. Understanding of its exam pattern helps you evaluate your preparation.

Knowledge has no end and while you are preparing for a competitive exam understanding its limits becomes important. It helps in structuring your action plan better.

NIFT conducts entrance exams for UG & PG once a year. Its exam is conducted in two stages. Each stage has its own importance and significance in examining the students.

he NIFT syllabus also differs for each paper. The two phases are,

  1. Written Exam (CAT & GAT Exam)
  2. Practical Exam (Situation Test)
Weightage for NIFT Situation Test

NIFT entrance exam weightage is as follows,

  • CAT - 50% first paper of the NIFT Entrance exam
  • GAT - 30% Second paper of the NIFT Entrance exam
  • Situation Test - 20% last phase of NIFT entrance exam

Each exam has not just different syllabus but different exam patterns to follow. AFA Janakpuri, Delhi gives an extensive and in-depth understanding orientation program. So, students understand the examination criteria, important topics to focus, and structure.

Phase 1- Written Exam

NIFT CAT reparation with the Best Coaching institute in Janakpuri

The NIFT CAT exam or Creative Ability Test is the first paper of NIFT entrance. It examines student’s basic understanding of the drawing aesthetics, color methodology, and observation skills through subjective based questions.

NIFT CAT exam carries 50% of the exam weightage. It has three questions that students need to answer for a maximum 150 marks. The exam is conducted offline for three hours. Carrying 50% of the exam weightage the NIFT CAT also has a long list of important topics that students must study to score well in the exam.

NIFT CAT & GAT is conducted on the same day in the month of February. Both the exams have around 1 hour of refreshment GAP. AFA NIFT institute in Janakpuri, Delhi prepares students with answer writing methodology, concept understanding in the most oversimplified manner, and performs standard mock tests.

The important topics that must be covered for the NIFT CAT exam are mentioned below.

  • Design theory
  • Drawing Fundamentals
  • Color Terminology
  • Natural & Geometrical Thinking
  • Visual Logic
  • Theme Development
  • Use of Measurement & Proportions
  • Picture Analysis
  • Graphics & Pictograms
  • Story Pictures
  • Lateral Thinking
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Ornaments & Motifs
  • Expression & Emotions
  • Understanding Light & Shading
  • Mood, Theme & Color Inter-Relationship
  • Imagination & Doodling
  • 3D Visualisation

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NIFT GAT preparation by NIFT Coaching Institute in Janakpuri

The second paper for the NIFT entrance exam examines students' general ability, general awareness, aptitude and communication skill through comprehension. NIFT GAT has objective based questions that must be answered in two hours.

The General Ability Test of NIFT has 100 questions from 5 sections mentioned below. It is the only paper that includes negative marking that deduction of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

To qualify NIFT GAT exam students need consistent practice, tip and tricks to solve the paper real quick and correctly. AFA Janakari provides the best classes for NIFT GAT paper along with NIFT CAT. AFA understands the struggle of arranging the study material, structuring a study plan takes time and requires time and a lot of energy. Thus, AFA Janakpuri has a team dedicated to prepare quality study material, mock test series, and faculty that are clear about the concept in a lucid manner.

Students who qualify the first paper of NIFT are only eligible to appear for NIFT Situation Test that is conducted one month after phase one.

Mentioned below is a glimpse of the NIFT GAT syllabus for detailed analysis visit our course structures.

  • Quantitative Ability (Fractions, Rate of Interest, Ratio and Proportion, Work and Task, etc.)
  • GK and Current Affairs (Read Newspaper and stay updated with current Affairs)
  • Analytical Ability & Logical Ability (Syllogism, Alphabet & Eligibility Test, Analogy & Data Sufficiency, Input-Output, Number Sequence, Blood Relations, Directions, and Time Sequence)
  • Communication Ability and English Comprehension (Synonyms, Antonyms, Word Meaning, Correct Spelling, Word Substitutes, Idioms & Phrases, and so on)

NIFT Situation Test Coaching Institute in Janakpuri

NIFT Situation Test is the last phase for students of UG to cross in order to enroll in their dream course.

NIFT Situation Test is conducted in the NIFT institute in the month of April/May. The exam is of two hours and has questions asking students to prepare a 3D model and write a short summary about the development of the 3D model.

NIFT Situation Test carries 20% of the NIFT entrance exam value and greatly impacts the rank and score of students. No doubt, this is the most difficult and talked about exam of NIFT entrance.

In two hours students with a pack of given materials (ribbon, cardboard, ice cream stick etc) create a 3D model and also finish writing a short write-up explaining their technique, choice of question, inspiration, and a title to their 3D model.

There are three questions, students need to choose one and start creating the model. The questions basically talk about designing a product, space or concept. Look at the previous year paper of NIFT Situation Test. (Hyperlink with previous year papers or course structure)

NIFT Situation Test allows students to have good observation skills, material handling practice, time management and speed to show their creative approach. Students are examined on the mentioned parameter below.

  • Space Visualisation
  • Model presentation & Idea
  • Color Scheme
  • Construction Skill
  • Composition of Elements
  • Innovative & Creative use of given material, etc.

Best course to prepare for NIFT entrance exam offered by the prestigious coaching center in Delhi AFA Janakpuri are as follows,

Classroom Coaching by NIFT Coaching Institute Janakpuri

  • Regular Classes
  • Recorded Videos
  • PDF Study Material
  • 24*7 Online Support
  • E-study materials and pdfs
  • Detailed Analysis of NIFT Situation Test
  • The Practice of 3D Models with Experts
  • Regular Evaluation and Feedback by Experts
  • Mock Preparation Tests
  • Previous Year Papers
  • Detailed Model Making Classes
  • Doubt Sessions

Crash Course offered by NIFT Coaching Institute Janakpuri

  • NIFT Situation Test Online
  • NIFT Situation Test
  • 15 Days NIFT Situation Test Online Live Coaching
  • 12 Days NIFT NID Course
  • 12 Days NIFT Course
  • 2 months NIFT Crash Course
  • 150 hours crash course
  • Summer Crash Course
  • PEARL Academy Crash Course

There are more courses specific for the institute you are targeting for. To learn more about it visit our courses page. (Hyperlink)

FAQS Related to the NIFT Entrance Exam

Is it important to take a coaching class for the NIFT entrance exam?

No it's not. But coaching centers save your time and energy. The classes are scheduled so you are consistent. You don’t go searching for the right material, the coaching center provides you with the best study material updated and comprehensive according to the exam.

Taking coaching guides you and saves you time, provides a constant support of a senior faculty and boosts your confidence and solves your doubt real quick.

Does taking a crash course help in NIFT preparation?

Yes it does. The crash course runs for 2 months, 1 months and on an hourly basis. It totally depends on how much time you have and how far you have covered the syllabus. Crash course is like covering an extensive course in a short time.

What should one carry during the NIFT Situation Test?

Few mandatory stationary to carry in your NIFT Situation Test are,

  • Scissors (Small & Big)
  • Scale (Small & Big)
  • Paper cutter
  • Double-sided tape
  • Adhesive tape
  • Glue (Small & Big)
  • Pen (Ball pen)
  • Handkerchief
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Sharpener
  • Sandpaper
  • Water bottle

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