NIFT Coaching in Lucknow

NIFT Coaching in Lucknow by AFA reaches out for excellence. Our commitment and the results themselves speak for our success story. We offer program - packed course modules for varied Entrance Exam preparation.

Lucknow – An amalgamation of Culture and Education

The largest city of northern India and capital of Uttar Pradesh Lucknow holds its historical importance in both the food, language, tourism, and culture. Lucknow is best known for its embroidery, comfortable and rich fabrics, gardens, and dance form like Kathak.

The city is famous for its chikan kari embroidery, ittars, Zardosi fabric, handicrafts, and fine silvery jewellery that has attracted people from far away foeign lands. A city known for its language and poetry is a mood upliftment.

Lucknow is also home to numerous prestigious institutes. The institutes of politics and administration, transport, economy, and designing. IIM-L, IIT, CDRI, NBRI, IHM, RMNLU and many more research organizations. Students from far off places come to prepare to crack the competitive exam here. SSC and Upsc is to name a few of the list. AFA provides service to students who want to prepare for the NIFT entrance exam in Lucknow.

AFA is India’s largest edtech platform for aspirants preparing for NIFT entrance exam. AFA Lucknow believes and offers highly adaptive, engaging, effective learning and step-by-step guidance for aspirants of NIFT.

AFA Lucknow is backed by a strong team of content creation for students with updated and quality based study material; experienced faculty members to make learning effective and interactive. AFA institute Lucknow is the pioneer of NIFT entrance exam preparation.

AFA Lucknow has transformed the whole education preparation culture with ethics, authenticity, and focus towards the goal. It delivers world-class learning programs both in textual and visual platforms. Considering the new learning educational evaluation AFA Lucknow being the best coaching center provides every resource at aspirants fingertips. We use new-age technology, ;learning tools, and interactive content. Adding to that AFA faculty involves personalised learning methodologies to let aspirants prepare well.

NIFT is the pioneer of fashion education and the entrance of which is competitive. AFA Lucknow, is well aware of the competitive level in NIFT entrance exam. And we have successfully been delivering and promising to deliver the same result in future.

NIFT Exam 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 Eligibility Criteria

NIFT Eligibility criteria is considered in two category,

  1. Age
  2. Academic qualification

NIFT Eligibility Criteria differs depending on the program one is applying for. The NIFT eligibility criteria mentioned by the NIFT institute for UG & PG is mentioned below.

For B. Des Courses

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

  • The candidate should have passed 10+2 level of education
  • The candidates with 3-4 year of diploma program recognized by AICTE or State Board
  • The candidates appearing for the 10+2 exam
  • The 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

NIFT Syllabus Complete Analysis with NIFT Coaching in Lucknow

NIFT officially releases the NIFT entrance exam syllabus every year. Aspirants preparing for NIFT will surely have it in the printed form. Reason being, it helps one understand the expectation from the upcoming exam.

Aspirants preparing for NIFT can look for the updated and precise analysis syllabus at AFA Lucknow, our website. We encourage students to go for the syllabus through understanding before making any action plan. With our 250 hours coaching and regular assessment syllabus conceptualization remains at the top.

We have mentioned below the topics that are important as prescribed by the NIFT administration.

NIFT CAT Syllabus preparation by the Best NIFT Coaching in Lucknow

NIFT CAT syllabus is the most extensive syllabus out of all the sections. No doubt, it carries 50% of the exam weightage. The most important topics that you must learn are mentioned below. AFA Lucknow looks deep into the syllabus and provides students with an easy way to understand the concept.

  1. Design Theory
  2. Inspiration and Creativity
  3. Drawing Fundamentals
  4. Natural Geometric Form
  5. Inspiration & Design Development
  6. Scale and Proportions
  7. Understanding Light and Shade
  8. Associations
  9. Drawing Compositions
  10. Optical Analysis
  11. 20 to 30 Shapes
  12. Innovation in Design
  13. Perspective
  14. Imagination and Doodling
  15. Developing Themes and Color
  16. Picture Analysis

NIFT GAT Syllabus preparation by the No. 1 NIFT Coaching in Lucknow

NIFT GAT examines the aspirant’s aptitude, reasoning and awareness about the industry. NIFT GAT is where the maximum number of questions is asked. And, the entrance happens right after the NIFT CAT exam.

To be able to score well we at AFA Lucknow train the aspirants not just on answering but handling the pressure of both the exam of phase one. We have mentioned the updated syllabus as per NIFT exam pattern advisory.

The syllabus for NIFT GAT has 4 sections

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
  • Time Sequence
Communication Ability and English Comprehension
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Word Meaning
  • Correct Spelling
  • Word Substitutes
  • Idioms & Phrases, and so on.

NIFT Situation Test Syllabus preparation by the Top NIFT Coaching in Lucknow

NIFT Situation Test is conducted in April/May. It provides students a gap of almost one month to prepare. NIFT Situation test is a practical exam that focuses on students' material handling, presentation, and clarity of the idea. We have mentioned the areas students must focus on to clear the NIFT Situation test.

AFA Lucknow provides special classes for situation test preparation. It is an extensive program that focuses on individuals' progress.

  • Space Visualisation
  • Model presentation & Idea
  • Color Scheme
  • Construction Skill
  • Composition of Elements
  • Innovative & Creative use of given material
  • Neatness
  • Material usage

The AFA Lucknow institute for NIFT provides the extensive program online and offline both. The Lucknow institute for NIFT preparation is backed with great team leads and faculty to help students reach their goal.

Classroom Coaching at AFA, NIFT Coaching in Lucknow

  • 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 available at the best NIFT Coaching in Lucknow

  • 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

Highlights - Crash Course Benefits with AFA, NIFT Coaching in Lucknow

  • Recorded Videos
  • PDF Study Material
  • Mock Test Series
  • Previous Year Papers
  • Online Support
  • Guidance for Preparation-Model Making
  • Tips and Tricks for NIFT entrance Exam
  • Regular Evaluation and Feedback by Experts
  • Doubt Sessions

Online Classes – NIFT Coaching in Lucknow

  • Recorded Videos
  • Live Classes Regularly
  • PDF Study Material
  • Mock Test Series
  • Previous Year Papers
  • Online Support
  • Guidance for Preparation-Model Making
  • Tips and Tricks for NIFT entrance Exam
  • Regular Evaluation and Feedback by Experts
  • Doubt Sessions - Personalized
  • Chapterwise Revision

Why Choose AFA Institute for NIFT Entrance Preparation coaching in Lucknow?

As the best coaching in Lucknow, we create a common approach on working together to reach the goal. We encourage students to be consistent, inculcate problem-solving techniques and listen to their doubts. We conduct webinars, workshops and weekly tests and games to boost the energy and creativity.

The Academy of Fashion and Art, Lucknow is the best coaching center proven because of its impeccable past record, experienced and well-qualified faculty members. We have a team that continuously works in providing students 24*7 hours assistance with updated study material. Access to the library and home assignments reinforces the learning and understanding ability.

AFA Lucknow has served the society for a decade now and students' contribution and passion has made it possible. We offer a diverse range of courses that are according to the students' needs and demand.

Reasons why you should approach NIFT coaching centers are,

  • Well-qualified, experienced NIFT faculty members
  • Impeccable previous year records
  • Comprehensive and concise study material
  • Standard mock tests
  • Regular feedback on performance
  • Special classes for doubts
  • Special classes for Situation Test/Personal Interview
  • Special classes on weekdays and weekends
  • Accessible distance
  • Updated and library - online & offline
  • Inspiring infrastructure
  • Reasonable cost
  • Webinars, Workshops, and Seminars

NIFT Exam Pattern Analysis with AFA, the Top NIFT Coaching in Lucknow

NIFT conducts exams in stages. In other words NIFT coaching institute has two phases.

  1. Written (CAT & GAT)
  2. Practical (Situation Test)

NIFT examines students overall from understanding of the surrounding, drawing aesthetics to practicality in thought process. NIFT entrance exams are conducted offline in both Hindi and English language.

IFT CAT & GAT exam is conducted on the same and this calls for an extensive and consistent preparation. Candidates who qualify for the NIFT CAT & GAT entrance exam with good score become eligible to appear for the NIFT Situation test.

NIFT conducts the first phase of its entrance in the months of February and March. And, students get to prepare for the Practical exam for a month. Situation tests are generally conducted in the month of April/May.

Weightage distribution of NIFT entrance exam phases.

  • NIFT CAT entrance exam - 50% weightage
  • NIFT GAT entrance exam - 30% weightage
  • NIFT Situation Test - 20% weightage


NIFT CAT or the Creativity ability test carries 50% of the exam weightage. It is also the very first exam to be conducted by NIFT institute. Creativity Ability Test examines students ability in three questions in three hours.

The three hours long exam examines students on - observation skills, presentation techniques, color understanding, etc.. It examines the students' concept of designing, thought clarity and its aesthetic. The syllabus of NIFT CAT is ultimately vast and interesting if you have a passion for designing.


NIFT GAT is or General Ability Test by NIFT has the most number of questions examining students on various aptitude skills. The GAT exam is of two hours held right after the NIFT CAT exam. The exam is of total 100 marks

The NIFT GAT has 5 sections summing up to be 100 questions. The exam carries 30% weightage of NIFT entrance exam.

  • Quantitative Ability -15 questions
  • Communication Ability - 25 questions
  • English Comprehension - 25 questions
  • Analytical Ability - 15 questions
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 15 questions

NIFT Situation Test Coaching in Lucknow

NIFT Situation Test is one of the most talked about exams conducted by NIFT. It examines students’ practicality. It is conducted in the NIFT institute for 3 hours.

The NIFT Situation test falls under the mentioned category.

  1. Designing a Product
  2. Designing a Space (Physical & Virtual Space)
  3. Designing a Concept

The aspirants need to prepare a 3D model and submit a write-up explaining their idea and methods. No extra time is provided for write-up or cleaning the desk. The NIFT Situation test requires students to have great time management skills. Aspirants are provided the sheet for the write-up and materials to create the 3D model.

We keep the guidelines and competitive spectrum has always focused on improving the techniques for teaching and approaching the exam. AFA Lucknow is the pioneer for NIFT entrance preparation. AFA Lucknow provides best study material, interactive sessions for overall growth and creative learning. Being a part of the best NIFT coaching center in Lucknow for NIFT diversity, the way of thinking is what alumni speak about us.

NIFT Study Material – Do You Own the Right Quality Study Material?

Aspirants often tend to invest their time, energy, and money in preparing hard for the NIFT entrance exam. And, the reason they don’t succeed is not being exposed to the correct way of studying or knowing about the correct study material.

AFA institute Lucknow knows the importance of right quality study material. The only reason we own teams specialized in subjects that update the content of the study material we provide. The team works day and night precisely to avail students with comprehensive, concise and rightly aligned for NIFT entrance preparation.

The first thing apart from NIFT's past record that should be looked at in NIFT coaching institute is the quality material. And, we are the pioneers of providing the right kind. Our NIFT study material has,

  • Easy language explanation
  • Chapter-wise questionnaire
  • Sample answers
  • Topic wise assignments
  • Self mock test series
  • Updated content
  • Previous year papers
Mock Test Papers

NIFT Test Centers

NIFT Participatory Colleges
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Navi Mumbai
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Chennai
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Gandhinagar
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Jodhpur
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Patna
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kangra
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Shillong
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Srinagar
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhopal
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Raebarelli
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhubaneshwar
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Hyderabad

NIFT Preparation Tips with the Best NIFT Coaching in Lucknow

There are so many questions cropping up before one begins to prepare for the NIFT entrance exam. Understanding the syllabus, exam pattern and aiming to score high for the dream college is definitely hectic.

We at AFA Lucknow completely understand the anxiety and energy running as one begins. Hence, we encourage students to go with baby steps and make achievable goals while preparing. AFA institute Lucknow understood the insufficient knowledge and access to resource for students preparing for NIFT. And, that is what we wish to eradicate with students support.

At, AFA Lucknow the preparation tips that we advice are proven effective and true for decades and work if taken seriously.

First, it is important to understand the purpose of the examination. It is to check students' creative and imaginative ability. So, to begin with,

  • Improve Your Observation and Visualization Skill - Draw everything you see around, try different perspectives, angles and innovation to it.
  • Improve Your Speed - You will be provided a time limit to answer the questions. You need not waste time in erasing and thinking instead should try drawing consistently without eraser. With time you will get accustomed to it. It takes time.
  • Try Solving Previous Year Papers - Yes after analysing the syllabus and pattern, practice of the previous paper is important to understand the concept, your creativity, evaluate your performance and get the feel of it.
  • Improve your general awareness, quantitative, analytical and comprehension. Get in the habit of reading news, editorials, and solving reasoning. Reason you won’t get time to revise for the NIFT GAT exam.
  • Make short and Achievable Goals Everyday - Yes! To get the desired cut-off for your desired course and branch setting goals everyday will take you closer. Baby steps everyday keeps you consistent and improves focus.
  • Get Access to the Right Study Material - Yes! Getting the right study material saves your time, energy, and money. It aligns you right towards the exam with the right approach and clear concepts. Never compromise on the study material is the key towards your success. Do proper research before buying. At AFA Lucknow we provide the best, you can opt for a demo.
  • Read the Syllabus and Exam Pattern - Read the syllabus like your question paper. It is advisable to have it printed and stuck at your study desk. It reminds me to stay focused and read the important sections.
  • Sleep - Preparing for a competitive exam doesn’t mean you compromise with your health and sleep. A good sleep refreshes your mind, increases your memory, and breaks the concentration power.
  • Talking to a Senior - Yes! Getting regular feedback and strategizing your actions. It also builds confidence in you and helps improve the score. Thus, approaching AFA institute for NIFT institute becomes important and advisable.


How much marks are required to clear the NIFT entrance exam?

Ans- It depends on the cut-off released by the NIFT institute. The cut-off differs for the reserved category candidates.

Is there any negative marking in the NIFT entrance exam?

Ans - There is no such negative marking overall but NIFT GAT deducts 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

What is the fee structure in NIFT?

Ans- The fee structure including NIFT tuition fee, mess fee, security deposit, hostel fee and so on for UG is about 2 lakhs per annum and 4 lakhs per annum for masters.

Is Online Coaching necessary for NIFT preparation?

Ans - Enrolling into coaching centers for NIFT preparation provides you benefits like,

  • Right study material
  • Well-qualified faculty to guide
  • Regular feedback
  • Performance evaluation
  • Mock tests
  • Clear understand about NIFT entrance, its syllabus and exam pattern
  • Doubt solution classes
  • Time saver
  • Strategic action plan and so on.

Therefore, it might be as well recommended to take up NIFT online coaching in Bhubaneswar for professional guidance and better preparation.

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