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B.Des. Situation Test

For Admission into B.Des. (UG Design) Programmes

For B.Des. (UG Design) Programmes Admission

Nationational Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has announced its admission by notification for the Academic year 2021-22 for its various design course in Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) at undergraduate level.

NIFT conducts the Situation Test after preliminary selection (for the selected candidates in written examination) for the admission of B.Des. programmes in following specialisation:

Qualifying Exam

1. Aspiring students must have completed 10+2 board exam from 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 or,

2. Any Board/Public School/University Examination conducted in India or abroad which is equivalent to 10+2 system and it is accorded by the Association of Indian Universities or,

3. If candidates complete the General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Sri Lanka/ Cambridge/) at the Advanced (A) level/International Baccalaureate (IB) then, they are eligible to apply or,

4. Students will also be eligible if they have pass the 10+2 Examination conducted by the National Open School with at least five subjects or,

5. Diploma of 3 or 4 years which is recognized by AICTE or State Board of Technical Education.

Age Limit

Candidates must be of 23 years of age as on October 1, 2022. However, candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Person With Disability (PHP) get a relaxation of 5 years.

  • Visualization and spatial ability: Pictorial and diagrammatic questions to test
    understanding of transformation and/or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and
    their spatial relationships, knowledge of practical and everyday mechanical and
    scientific concepts.
  • Observation and design sensitivity: Ability to detect concealed properties in ordinary
    things, people, situations, and events, and thinking critically about them. Applying
    attention to certain details, analysing, reasoning, classifying, inferring and predicting.
    Ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes.
  • Environmental and social awareness: General awareness of environmental factors such
    as climate, population, water, vegetation, pollution, weather, natural resources etc., and
    their implications on the design of products, images, infrastructure and environment.
    Awareness of social and cultural connection with design, history of the designed
    artefact, and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses.
    History of art, sculpture and literature.
  • Analytical and logical reasoning: Ability to look at information, be it qualitative or
    quantitative in nature, and discern patterns within the information. Ability to weigh
    opinions, arguments or solutions against appropriate criteria. Ability to check for hidden
    bias or hidden assumptions and whether evidence and argument support conclusions.
    Ability to use logic and structured thinking to deduce from a short passage, which of a
    number of statements is the most accurate response to a posed question. Data
    Interpretation, brainteasers, and patterns.
  • Language and creativity: Ability to understand and use Standard English. Reading
    comprehension, knowledge of English grammar. Ability to think creatively in terms of
    alternatives, ability to distinguish innovative options and to think out of the box.
  • Design thinking and problem solving: Ability to use visual analogies, metaphors, signs
    and symbols. Ability to understand complexity, identify problems, generate alternatives,
    evaluate options and select solutions.
  • The topics given above are exhaustive and indicative of the nature of questions. However, the UCEED
    2021 may not cover all the topics.
    Part-B will have one question from the following topic:
  • Drawing: Ability to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line
    quality, composition, proportion, perspective and shading