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HOW TO PREPARE FOR NIFT 

 

Updated: June 8, 2021 by Anu Handa  

 

Latest Updates on NIFT 2021

Due to the present pandemic situation, the Situation Test for UG (Design) scheduled on 10th, 11th, 12th & 13th April 2021 stands postponed. The new dates for Situation Test / Downloading of Admit Cards for Situation Tests will be notified on the NIFT Website. The aspirants are requested to keep checking the website at regular intervals.

HOW TO CRACK NIFT

Tip No. 1. It is a famous saying that developing a skill is 99% hardwork & 1% talent. Drawing is also a skill. So don't loose heart, if you are not a natural artist. You can develop your drawing skills with persistent practice & continuous efforts. You should be able to draw fairly well, because drawing is the only medium available to you, to put your ideas on paper, in the exam.

NIFT ENTRANCE PREPARATION TIPS 

Tip No. 2. Work on your creativity! After all, the examiners are looking out for individuals with unique thinking patterns. Don't have the same concepts in mind, as the rest of 99% of candidates. THINK OUT OF THE BOX! Resist conventional thinking patterns.  

PREPARATION FOR NIFT EXAM

Tip No. 3. It makes sense to practice in A4 size sheets, as this is the standard size sheets provided in the Cat Exams. 

HOW TO PREPARE FOR NIFT EXAM

Tip No. 4. It helps to be acquainted with previous years papers of NIFT. Solving 10-12 papers does help as it helps the candidates identfy the pattern, difficulty & type of questions.

NIFT EXAM PREPARATION TIPS

Tip No. 5. Start solving NIFT previous years CAT & GAT papers in the specified time. Do this using a timer.  If you are not able to complete the papers in the stipulated time, you definitely need to work on your speed.

NIFT CAT PREPARATION TIPS

Tip No. 6. Dry Mediums like pencil colours, dry pastels, crayons etc. are more convenient to use in exam than water colours or poster colours. They take less time and are non-messy, which makes them the best choice to carry along to the examination hall.

 

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR NIFT ENTRANCE

 Tip No. 7. Devote time to practice Mathematics, English and Logical Reasoning. Solve question banks & test series. With practice try to increase speed. 

NIFT GAT PREPARATION

 Tip No. 8. Conventional GK books don't help much in Design Entrance Exams. Instead keep a tab on major headlines and stay updated on what is happening in the Indian & International Fashion Industry. 

NIFT 2020 PREPARATION

 Tip No. 9. Create genuine interest and passion for your field of study. This will help you remain motivated from within and you don't need to depend on any external source to maintain the momentum. 

HOW TO GET ADMISSION IN NIFT

 Tip No. 10. Maintain a time-table and follow it diligently as it is very important to balance Nift preparations along with school / college studies.

 

About the Author: Anu Handa is an Interior Designer, DIY Artist, Co-Founder and Educator at Mosaic Institute of Design. She has been the lead blogpost writer at www.mosaicdesigns.in since 2009. Her educational background in Interior Design, Urban Planning and the English Language has given her a broad base to cover a range of topics in her articles. Anu has spent 15+ years training Design & B.Arch Aspirants for entrance exams.

Passionate about Design Education, she’s briefly worked with Annamalai University as a paper setter for Design Exams. Likes to write about Design, Architecture and related fields, on online platforms like Quora. Aims at challenging the conventional & age old teaching methodology 

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