SOFT CET 2022: Result (OUT), Enquiry Form, Application Process. Dates, Exam

School of Fashion Technology Common Entrance Test 2022 ( SOFT CET )

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Updated on Aug 10, 2022 23:27 IST

SOFT CET 2022 - The School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) declared the results for the SOFT CET 2022 entrance exam on March 3. The results were declared for all candidates who had appeared in the entrance exam. The results are available in the form of program-wise merit lists. The School of Fashion Technology conducted the SOFT CET 2022 exam on admission on February 17, 18 and 19, 2022. 

What is SOFT CET?

Established in 1998, the School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) conducts CET to offer admission to aspirants in undergraduate programmes on offer by the design college. SOFT also offers diploma and PG diploma design programmes to candidates. However, admission in these programmes is done on the basis of candidates' performance in the portfolio and interview round only. Located in Pune, SOFT conducts the Common Entrance Test (CET) in the online mode to shortlist candidates for admissions in BDes, diploma, and MDes programmes.

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SOFT CET 2022 Highlights

Exam Name

School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) Common Entrance Test (CET)

Conducting Institute

School of Fashion Technology (SOFT)

Exam Type

Instutute level

Exam Frequency


Application Mode


Exam Mode

Online (Computer Based Test)

Exam Purpose

Admission to BDes and MDes courses

Exam Duration

1 hour 30 minutes

Exam Fee

INR 4,000/- 

Exam Helpdesk No.

+91- 20 - 66833723

Official Website

SOFT CET 2022 Exam Dates

Given below are the important dates related to SOFT CET 2022:

Events Dates 
Commencement of SOFT CET 2022 Registrations Closed
UG and PG Design Exam Dates February 17, 18, 19, 2022
Declaration of Merit List March 3, 2022

SOFT CET Application Process 2022

Candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps to take part in the admission cycle of SOFT CET 2022.

Step 1: Apply for SOFT CET

  • Candidates need to visit the official website of the exam in order to register for it.
  • The SOFT CET application forms are available on the website only.
  • The application process for SOFT CET would be complete only after the aspirant completes his/her CET registration process and pays the application fee which is INR 4,000 (for all the categories).
  • Make note that the fee is non-refundable and non-negotiable

Step 2: Select SOFT CET Time Slot

  • Once the registrations for CET 2022 are complete, aspirants need to select the time slot for their online entrance test.
  • The SOFT CET slots are mentioned in the admission calendar, each year.
  • The candidate has to appear for the design aptitude exam on the selected date only. The dates will not be changed under any circumstances.

Step 3: Appear for SOFT CET Exam

  • The examination for both levels will be conducted in online mode only
  • Candidate is allowed only one attempt of the CET if they wish to appear again they need to pay the application fee again
  • Candidates are informed that logins in the SOFT online exam are accepted latest till 10:20 am in respective shifts of the exam. However, the logout time for each candidate will stay the same.

The official website of SOFT CET informs: “In case if there is a power failure or internet connection failure, the candidate can appear for the next schedule/shift. In this case, the candidate will have to inform the SOFT administration about the same within 30 minutes. Then only the candidate can again log in for the test in the next shift. That time the candidate will be provided only with the balance questions from the online test. It is not necessary to give the entire test once again”.

Step 4: Appear for Studio Test/Group Discussion & Personal Interview Round

After passing the SOFT online test, candidates must proceed to the next level, which includes a studio test, a group discussion, and a personal interview. It should be noted that all SOFT CET rounds will be held on the same day.

Step 5: Check SOFT CET Results

Aspirants could verify their SOFT CET 2022 results on the design school's official website once SOFT has finished all of the admission rounds. Candidates who make it to the SOFT CET merit list must confirm their admission through email and pay the admission fee after that.

SOFT CET Eligibility Criteria

SOFT CET 2022 eligibility criteria to secure admission in design programmes offered by the School of Fashion Technology, Pune varies from course to course.

SOFT CET Eligibility Criteria for BDesign Courses

(Affiliated to SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai)

To secure admission in the BDes course offered at SOFT, aspirants need to fulfil the eligibility criteria mentioned below:

  • Cleared Class XII from any stream, like – Arts/Commerce/Science/Home Science/ Minimum Competency Vocational Course (MCVC) including National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS).
  • Possess Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education (MSBTE)/State Govt. Technical Education full-time diploma (minimum 2 years) after Class X.

NRI and Foreign students can apply if they possess an equivalent certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi.

SOFT CET Eligibility for Diploma Programme

Aspirants can apply for admission under this course if they have cleared Class XII in any stream including the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS).

SOFT CET Eligibility for MDesign Programmes

The eligibility criteria for the MDes course offered at SOFT Pune states that a candidate should be a Fashion Design graduate in order to take the entrance exam to secure admission in a PG level design course. 

SOFT CET Eligibility for PG Diploma Programmes

Candidates meet the eligibility criteria for PG diploma programmes offered through the SOFT CET exam if they have completed their graduation.

Courses Offered Through SOFT CET 2022

UG and PG programmes offered by means of School of Fashion Technology, Pune admission process is as mentioned below:


Course Name

Undergraduate Programmes

BDes Fashion Design

BDes Fashion Communication

BDes Textile Design

Diploma Programme in Fashion Design

Postgraduate Programmes

PG Programme in Fashion Design & Technology

PG Programme in Fashion Merchandising & Production 

SOFT CET 2022 Exam Centres

The official website informs, "The online test, the studio test and the personal interview of the candidate will be conducted in the premises of SOFT as per the date chosen by the candidate."

Note: All three tests (online test, studio test, and personal interview) will be conducted on a single day.

SOFT CET Syllabus

SOFT CET 2022 Syllabus is not set or provided by the MKSSS as such. However, by studying sample tests and last years’ papers for CET conducted by SOFT. Some important topics aspirants can study to score well in this section, such as: Percentages and their applications, Ratio and Its applications, Algebra, Numbers and their applications, Geometry and its applications. SOFT CET evaluate aspirants on their ability to create new designs and illustrations.

SOFT CET Pattern

Each year, the candidates are required to go through the following stages in order to get admissions to courses and the School of Fashion Technology, Pune. All candidates need to appear for the below-mentioned tests:

  • Online Test
  • Studio Test/Group Discussions
  • Personal Interview

Tabulated below is the exam pattern highlights of SOFT Online Test:


No. of Questions | Marks

Quantitative Aptitude

15 | 15

Verbal/Non-verbal reasoning

15 | 15

Analytical Ability

15 | 15

Creative Ability

15 | 15


60 Questions | 60 Marks

  • Duration of Exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Medium of Exam: English
  • Mode of Exam: Online (Computer-based Test)

FAQs related to SOFT CET 

Q. Has the mode of examination changed due to COVID-19?

A. No. The mode of exam of SOFT CET 2022 has not been changed, the examination was conducted in online mode only.

Q. Is the exam schedule for BDes and MDes programmes similar?

A. Yes. The exam dates for both the examinations is the same. As per the official website, all the examinations will be conducted on the same date.

Q. I have registered for the examination, but due to some reason, I will not be able to appear for the examination. Will the authorities refund the application fee?

A. No. The registration fee for all the programmes is non-refundable and non-negotiable.

Q. Other than UG and PG courses, what all courses does MKSSS's School of Fashion Technology offers?

A. Apart from Bachelors and Masters programme, the institute offers Industry Integrated Programmes with International Exposure at the Diploma level. The duration of these courses varies from 1 year to 3 years.

Q. On what basis is a student selected for admission to the colleges for the Undergraduate degree programme in SOFT CET?

A. A student needs to appear for a General Ability Test, Studio Test, followed by a Personal Interview + Portfolio + Statement of Purpose in order to get a seat in colleges.

Q. What is the registration fee for SOFT CET?

A. The registration fee for all the programmes and categories is the same i.e. INR 4000.

Q. Are there any sample question papers for SOFT CET available on the official website of SOFT?

A. Yes. Once the candidate registers successfully for the entrance exam, the authorities will email the sample question papers to them.

Q. How do I know that I have been registered successfully for SOFT CET?

A. Candidates must take note that the registration is only confirmed after the form and payment has been received by the MKSSS's SOFT Pune.

Q. Where can I check my results for this session?

A. The authorities will release the SOFT CET 2022 Merit List on the official website.

Q. By what date can I make the payment of fees in order to confirm my admissions?

A. The candidates are usually given 4 days in order to confirm their admissions.

Q. Can I payment of the admission fee via offline mode?

A. Yes. The admission fee to confirm the admissions can be made via online or offline mode. For offline mode, candidates are required to send a DD with their Name and Contact Details behind the DD. DD Name: School of Fashion Technology Payable: at Pune Please courier the DD at SCHOOL OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY, PUNE Address: Sr.13/1/2, Narhe Ambegaon, Opp. To Vision English Medium School, Pune, Maharashtra 411041

SOFT CET 2022 Contact Information


School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) Pune

Sr.13/1/2, Narhe Ambegaon

Opp. to Vision English Medium School, Pune 411041

University Courses: 02066833700 / 701

Autonomous Courses: 02066833715


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