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National Institute of Fashion Technology - NIFT

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is a group of fashion colleges in India. It was established in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India and is an institution of design, management and technology for the international fashion business.

Out of which the NIFT’s are the most prominent. Other schools such as Pearl / United World / Srishti / MIT ID etc. are also coming up fast and they’re catching up with the NIFT brand name.

The NIFT 2019 Entrance

The GAT Section 30%

Will test you on your reasoning skills / numerical ability / awareness and Language Ability. One might ask, why math? What does math / reasoning have to do with creativity? Well, when you become a designer, your concept of proportion / size etc. becomes essential. that is where basic math skills are necessary. Also, when you design you have to keep in mind trends / practicability / usability of your designs etc. that’s where reasoning / awareness comes in.

The CAT section 50%

This is where the real deal is. This section will test your,artistic sense / Your ability to identify patterns / colour texture / Your observation skills / Your creative charisma in terms of creating something extraordinary out of nothing with a lot of flair.

The Situation Test 20%

This is required once you clear the cutoff’s for CAT and GAT. This dection will test your ability to improvize with hard material (3D) . Whether you can work with needles / threads / plasticine / thermocol / etc. and make something relevant out of it given a stipulated timeframe is what they will see.


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The OPUS NIFT Mock series is essential for those of you who are planning to take the NIFT and other design entrances. OPUS, NIFT mock series are to...
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Career Options in Fashion


Fashion designers / designers in general are being lapped up by industrial houses and MNC’s. Loads of businesses are now reaching out to designers to take in a multitude of ideas / concepts / and consultants to help them keep up with this ever changing world.
Today fashion designers can be seeing working desk jobs (as advisors / consultants) or as hardcore entrepreneurs willing to take the leap into the massive industry, and they are all raking in the money! Really.

This section will give you a complete feel of what Fashion Design is all about. This report includes research on the Fashion Industry / About Fashion / Scope / Money / Careers etc. Read on and let us know how you liked it. If you wish to know more about anything about the fashion business. don’t hesitate to call on us and drill us. We do have a lot of answers and rest assured your query will be addressed.


The OPUS NIFT Learning Process


A general introduction to design

Introduction to the OPUS course


CAT – a thorough review of design concepts and creative aptitude

GAT – a thorough review of english / quant / reasoning GK


CAT – inducting a student into advanced design concepts which are usually taught in your 1st year in college

GAT – strategy sessions with advanced problems and easy solutions


Getting you test ready with MOCK TESTS / Review

Sessions by professionals in the filed of fashion / design to give you a real life exposure

About NIFT Entrance Exam

NIFT Creative Ability Test Syllabus

✓ Innovation in design, Principles of composition
✓ Inspiration & design development
✓ Theme development
✓ Design theory
✓ Natural & geometrical form
✓ Exercises on imagination
✓ Optical illusion
✓ Colour, pattern & texture
✓ Lateral thinking
✓ Design awareness
✓ Creative thinking & writing
✓ Graphics & pictograms
✓ Form & function
✓ Drawing fundamentals
✓ Ornaments & motifs
✓ Imagination & doodling
✓ Understanding light & shade
✓ Elements & principles of design
✓ Colour psychology & optical illusions
✓ 3D visualization

✓ Lettering
✓ Developing observation
✓ Good design vs. bad design
✓ Optical illusion
✓ Mood, theme & colour inter-relationship
✓ Visual logic
✓ Outline for beginners
✓ Colour terminology
✓ Presentation techniques
✓ Memory drawing
✓ Picture analysis
✓ Usage of colour in compositions
✓ Innovation & creation
✓ Story
✓ Natural & geometrical form
✓ Use of measurements, scale & proportions
✓ Expression & emotion
✓ Developing themes & colour associations
✓ Foreshortening & perspective
✓ Inspiration & creativity


This test will comprise of various sections as given below:

✓ Quantitative Ability
✓ Communication Ability
✓ English Comprehension
✓ Analytical Ability
✓ General Knowledge and Current Affairs

The number of questions may vary in each section year to year.


Section No. of Question No. of Question
Quantitative Ability 20 20
Communication Ability 25 30
English Comprehension 25 30
Analytical Ability 15 25
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 15 15
Total 100 120
Programme BDES MDES
Paper Name GAT GAT
Language of Written Test English English
Test Duration ( MIN ) 120 120

👉 Quantitative Ability: This sub-test is designed to test the quantitative ability of the candidates. The sub-test may include questions on Addition, Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Percentage, Rate of Interest, Work and Task, Ratio and Proportion, and Distance.

👉 Communication Ability: This subtest is aimed at testing the language ability of the candidates in day to day communication in English. It includes questions on synonyms, antonyms, words with corresponding meanings, singular, plural, one word substitutes, idioms and phrases, correct spellings etc.

👉 English Comprehension: This subtest aims to test the candidate’s ability to comprehend a situation from a given passage, and test of basic English language.

👉 Analytical Ability: This sub-test is designed to test the candidate’s capacity for ability of inference and logic from the given information.

👉 General Knowledge and Current Affairs: This sub-test is designed to test the candidate’s general knowledge and current affairs.

Creative Ability Test (CAT)

This test is administered to judge the intuitive ability, power of observation in concept development and design ability of the candidate. An important aspect of the test is the creative and innovative use of colour and illustration skills.


This test will comprise of various sections as given below:

✓ Futuristic Design
✓ Elevation
✓ Design Concept Inspiration
✓ Design Concept Creative Thinking
✓ Story Boards
✓ Comic Strips
✓ Doodling
✓ Line Drawing
✓ Metamorphosis
✓ Logo and Symbolism

✓ Cross Section
✓ Scale and Proportion
✓ Gestures and Expressions
✓ 2D & 3D Drawing
✓ Light and Shadow
✓ Conventional & Unconventional Uses
✓ Composition Memory
✓ Perspective
✓ Human Anatomy
✓ Poster, Hoarding & Stamp


Particular Details
Language English
Test duration 120 minutes (2 hours)
Test mode Paper Based Test (PBT)
English comprehension
Quantitative ability
Communication ability
Analytical ability
General knowledge and current affairs
Number of questions
Total 100
Paper Name GAT GAT GAT
Language of Written Test English English English
Test Duration ( MIN ) 180 180 180

TOP Design Colleges in India

No. College City Course App. Date Test Format Intake
1 NID Ahmedabad / Bangalore / Kurukshetra / Vijayawada / Gandhinagar B. Des / M. DEs 31 October 2019 NID entrance /Studio Test (if qualified) 100 (Ahmedabad)
2 NIFT 16 Centres B. Des / B. F. Tech 2nd January, 2019 NIFT entrance / 2 options / Situation Test (if qualified) Avg 100 seats/centre
3 MIT ID Pune Graduate Diploma Program 28th February 2019 MIT entrance / Interview 300
4 Pearl Delhi / Noida / Mumbai / Jaipur UG diploma / in a variety of fields Not Available Own Test / Interview 220
5 Srishti Bangalore Professional / Technical Diploma Program Not Available Own Test / Portfolio Review / Interview 300
6 ISDI Mumbai ISDI Admission 29th December, 2019 ISDI Challenge/ Application/Test 300
7 UID Ahmedabad Bachelor of Design January 2019 Written Test / Creative Situation Test / Interview / Portfolio Review 300

OPUS Course Features

Introduction to Design

Foundations in Design

Rigorous Foundation

Colour / Pattern / Texture Sensitization

Art Fundamentals

Visualizations / Proportion / Scaling / Ordering

Visual Perception

Analyzing given a context

Logic Perception

Lateral Thinking and design applications


Poster Designing


Creative Thinking

Imagination Enhancers

WORKSHOPS – Practical Applications


NIFT Entrance Coaching (For 11th Students)

Design Colleges:

NIFT, the ultimate destination for anything to with Fashion and Design! NIFT B. Des courses are highly ranked across the globe. The NIFT 4 year Bachelor of Design is a rigorous program that will equip any student to take on the complex and super lucrative world of fashion!

Tier 1


Tier 2

Pearl Academy, ISDI Mumbai, IIAD Delhi, UID Ahmedabad etc. These are some of the go to destinations for any fashion design, Textile design, communication design, apparel design, accessory design, Fashion styling and image design etc.

Fee: Register Online

U.G. Coaching (For 12th Appearing/12th Pass Out)

NID / NIFT Coaching

OPUS provides a thorough curriculum with advanced techniques to ensure that you secure a top rank in the NIFT and NID entrance exams. We will provide you with an intensive 360 degree curriculum that will not only get you a top rank in the entrance but will develop skills that will help you master these areas with elan. An OPUS student is well equipped to transition through their first two years in college with amazing alacrity!

An OPUS course is masterfully sculpted to ensure that you crack the General Aptitude Test / Creative Ability Test / Situation Test for NIFT and the Design aptitude test and the studio test for NID. All other entrances are included within the course structure. You don’t need to worry about a thing as long as you’re with us!

Design Colleges:

Pearl Academy, ISDI Mumbai, IIAD Delhi, UID Ahmedabad etc. These are some of the go to destinations for any design courses.

Fee: Register Online

The OPUS Way - NIFT Coaching

Join Best Fashion Entrance, NIFT Coaching
Every candidate gets evaluated on the basis of theirability to handle material provided to them to make 3D models for NIFT Situation Test. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below in order to boost their score in NIFT Situation Test 2019. Candidates must improve upon observation skills and try to take inspiration from different things around them. Candidates must practice keeping the time (2 hours) in mind. Observe the materials that you have been given and think of a concept, then prepare a rough sketch before you start working on the model.


NIFT Situation Test is the final phase of the Entrance Examination. Upon clearing the written test, NIFT organises a Situation Test for the candidates who have applied for Bachelor of Design Programme. The primary reason for conducting the Situation Test is to check the innovation abilities of a candidate. The Situation Test is conducted for two hours where a team of professionals evaluates how candidates make use of the material which is provided to them.

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