NIFT Situation Test 2021: Past 10 Years Questions

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Find out the list of questions asked in NIFT Situation Test over the past 10 years (2009-2019) along with the material provided by exam authorities to create the 3D model on the exam day.

Previous years' questions asked in NIFT Situation Test

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NIFT Entrance Exam is a three tiered process for BDes course admission. Herein, aspirants need to give CAT (Creative ability Test), GAT (General Ability Test) followed by the Situation Test. Thus, the final step to secure admission in BDes programmes offered at different NIFT campuses is to appear for the Situation Test.

As per the shortlisting criteria mentioned by NIFT entrance exam authorities, the weightage given to CAT and GAT exam is 50% and 30% respectively and NIFT Situation Test carries 20% weightage. It is as per this weightage criteria that the final merit list for NIFT admissions is created. Every year, NIFT Situation Test is conducted after results for the written exam are declared. However, in 2020, NIFT Situation Test was not conducted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

In NIFT Situation Test 2021, candidates need to appear for a practical examination at their allotted NIFT exam centre. NIFT Situation Test is of two hours durations.

At NIFT Situation Test centre, candidates are provided with a set of material and they need to make 3D models using them to answer the questions asked in the question paper. After making the model, aspirants need to accompany the same with a write-up explaining the model construction.

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In this article, we have compiled a list of questions asked in NIFT Situation Test over the past 10 years, i.e., from 2009 to 2019.

Note: The questions listed below have been shared by coaching centres and students who appeared for NIFT entrance exam in a given year.

NIFT Situation Test 2019

Candidates can go through the questions asked along with material provided on different days of NIFT Situation Test 2019 below.

NIFT Situation Test 2019- Day 1 Questions

Q1. Design a headgear inspired by any one-

  1. Mythological character
  2. Sea animals
  3. Aliens

Q2. Design kids' play area inspired by-

  1. Puzzles
  2. Cartoon character
  3. Panchtantra tales

NIFT Situation Test 2019- Day 2 Questions

Q1. Design a trophy for any one-

  1. Best kitchen gardener
  2. Best gamer
  3. Best sailor

Q2. Design a diary for-

  1. Fashion designer
  2. Sportsperson

NIFT Situation Test 2019- Day 3 Questions

Q1. Design an equipment bag for any one-

  1. Painter
  2. Makeup artist
  3. Photographer

Q2. Design toy for 8-10 year old kids to encourage them to study-

  1. Maths
  2. Science
  3. Arts

NIFT Situation Test 2018

Candidates can go through the questions asked along with material provided on different days of NIFT Situation Test 2018 below.

NIFT Situation Test 2018- Day 1 Questions

Q1. Design a modern display unit for-

  1. Fruits and vegetables shop
  2. Toy shop
  3. Cosmetics and perfume shop

Q2. Redesign a workspace for-

  1. Potter
  2. Florist
  3. Ironing man/woman

Material Provided:

  • Mount board
  • Aluminum foil
  • Needle & thread
  • Transparent sheet
  • Pins
  • Green/blue and red clay
  • Beads
  • Colour paper thick (Blue and red)
  • 6 Ice cream sticks
  • 6 Long sticks
  • Cloth
  • Thick Sheets
  • Foil paper

NIFT Situation Test 2018- Day 2 Questions

Q1. Design a scene for any one option-

  1. Ramayana or a folk tale
  2. A fairy tale
  3. A Panchatantra story

Q2. Redesign the workplace of any one-

  1. Tea vendor
  2. Doctor
  3. Vegetable vendor

Material Provided:

  • Mount board
  • Aluminum foil
  • Needle & thread
  • Transparent sheet
  • Pins
  • Green/blue and red clay
  • Beads
  • Colour paper thick (Blue and red)
  • 6 Ice cream sticks
  • 6 Long sticks
  • Cloth
  • Thick Sheets
  • Foil paper

NIFT Situation Test 2017

Candidates can go through the questions asked along with material provided on different days of NIFT Situation Test 2017 below.

NIFT Situation Test 2017- Day 1 Questions

Q1. Create an indoor games room for a kindergarten/nursery.

Q2. Design a cart for a disabled person. 

Q3. Create a Flower Vase with creative flowers on the theme "Storm".

Material Provided:

  • Fabric
  • Al Wire
  • Thermocol (9" × 9")
  • Mount Board
  • Ivory sheet
  • Tracing paper
  • Straws
  • Needle & thread
  • Coloured sheets in 4 colours – blue, yellow, pink and red
  • Cardboard (10" ×10")
  • All pins
  • Newspaper
  • Corrugated sheet
  • Thermocol balls

NIFT Situation Test 2017- Day 2 Questions

Q1. Make a Dhaba keeping in mind the local culture.
Q2. Make a badge for "save environment" for 22nd century.
Q3. Make a bag for a doctor who is also a first time mother.

Material Provided:

  • Mount board
  • Thermocol
  • Ivory sheet
  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • White sheet
  • Cardboard
  • Gateway sheet
  • Wire (1 m)
  • All pins
  • Needle
  • One packet of thermocol balls
  • Pastel sheets in blue, red, yellow and black colour

NIFT Situation Test 2017- Day 3 Questions

Q1. Make a wind chime for a sailor's home.
Q2. Make a park bench for senior citizens that is inspired by nature.
Q3. Show a kitchen according to family's lifestyle.

Material Provided:

  • Fabric
  • Al Wire
  • Thermocol (9" × 9")
  • Mount Board
  • Ivory sheet
  • Tracing paper
  • Straws
  • Needle & thread
  • Coloured sheets in 4 colours – blue, yellow, pink and red
  • Cardboard (10" ×10")
  • All pins
  • Newspaper
  • Corrugated sheet
  • Thermocol balls

NIFT Situation Test 2016

Candidates can go through the questions asked along with material provided on different days of NIFT Situation Test 2016 below.

NIFT Situation Test 2016- Day 1 Questions

Q1. Create an installation for differently abled

Q2. Make a fashion accessory inspired by a wind creature

Q3. Create an educational toy for KG students

Material Provided:

  • Cardboard
  • A4 sheets in white, red & gray
  • Gateway sheet A4
  • Transparency sheet A4
  • White thread & needle
  • Coloured rubber bands
  • Quilling paper strips in all colours
  • Gray crepe paper
  • Wire
  • Straw pipes

NIFT Situation Test 2016- Day 2 Questions

Q1. Prepare a model to depict a shoe for the 22nd century.

Q2. Create a store window of a fashion product.

Q3. Prepare a model of a cafè at the venue of a car rally.

Material Provided:

  • Cardboard
  • A4 sheets in white, red & gray
  • Gateway sheet A4
  • Transparency sheet A4
  • White thread & needle
  • Coloured rubber bands
  • Quilling paper strips in all colours
  • Gray crepe paper
  • Wire
  • Straw pipes

NIFT Situation Test 2016- Day 3 Questions

Q1. Create a model of a futuristic bus stop

Q2. Design a bag inspired from an underwater creature

Q3. Create a model of a futuristic telephone

Material Provided:

  • Cardboard
  • A4 sheets in white, red & gray
  • Gateway sheet A4
  • Transparency sheet A4
  • White thread & needle
  • Coloured rubber bands
  • Quilling paper strips in all colours
  • Gray crepe paper
  • Wire
  • Straw pipes

NIFT Situation Test 2015

Candidates can go through the questions asked along with material provided on different days of NIFT Situation Test 2015 below.

NIFT Situation Test 2015- Day 1 Questions

Q1. Make a model on-

  1. Wind energy
  2. Garbage re-cycle
  3. Water conservation

Q2. Make a device for-

  1. A Gardner
  2. A Newspaper Boy
  3. A Tea Vendor

Material Provided:

  • Mount board
  • Copper wire and cloth
  • Colored transparent sheet (blue and yellow)
  • A4 sheet (blue yellow white)
  • Kite paper
  • Buttons
  • Straw
  • Cotton
  • Thermacol A4
  • Thread and needle
  • All pins
  • Thermacol balls
  • Bandage
  • Ice cream stick
  • Plastic scrubber
  • Glitter
  • Plastic ball
  • Ribbon

NIFT Situation Test 2015- Day 2 Questions

Q1. Make a model on-

  1. Save girl child
  2. Make in India
  3. Corruption eradication

Or

Q2. Make a replica of -

  1. Pooling booth
  2. Toll booth
  3. Bus stand

Material Provided:

  • Mount board
  • Copper wire and cloth
  • Colored transparent sheet (blue and yellow)
  • A4 sheet (blue yellow white)
  • Kite paper
  • Buttons
  • Straw
  • Cotton
  • Thermacol A4
  • Thread and needle
  • All pins
  • Thermacol balls
  • Bandage
  • Ice cream stick
  • Plastic scrubber
  • Glitter
  • Plastic ball
  • Ribbon

NIFT Situation Test 2015- Day 3 Questions

Q1. Make a memento on:

  1. Polio eradication
  2. Voting
  3. Best teacher

OR

Q2. Make a model on child labour.

Material Provided:

  • Mount board
  • Copper wire and cloth
  • Colored transparent sheet (blue and yellow)
  • A4 sheet (blue yellow white)
  • Kite paper
  • Buttons
  • Straw
  • Cotton
  • Thermacol A4
  • Thread and needle
  • All pins
  • Thermacol balls
  • Bandage
  • Ice cream stick
  • Plastic scrubber
  • Glitter
  • Plastic ball
  • Ribbon

NIFT Situation Test 2015- Day 4 Questions

Q1. Make a memento on-

  1. Poet
  2. Environmentalists

OR

Q2. Make an innovative tool for:

  1. Car cleaning
  2. Tea vendor

Material Provided:

  • Mount board
  • Copper wire and cloth
  • Colored transparent sheet (blue and yellow)
  • A4 sheet (blue yellow white)
  • Kite paper
  • Buttons
  • Straw
  • Cotton
  • Thermacol A4
  • Thread and needle
  • All pins
  • Thermacol balls
  • Bandage
  • Ice cream stick
  • Plastic scrubber
  • Glitter
  • Plastic ball
  • Ribbon

NIFT Situation Test 2014

Candidates can go through the questions asked along with material provided on different days of NIFT Situation Test 2014 below.

NIFT Situation Test 2014- Day 1 Questions

Q1. Make a 3D model to promote any of the following-

  1. Wind Energy
  2. Garbage Recycling
  3. Water Conservation

Q2. Make the replica of any one of the following-

  1. Post Office
  2. Polling Booth
  3. Nursery School

Write 60 words (approx.) about your 3D model.

Material Provided:

  •  2 sheets
  • Ivory sheets
  • All pins
  • Cardboard
  • Rubber band
  • Copper wire
  • Toothpicks
  • 3 coloured sheets of different colours
  • 1 newspaper
  • Sparkle tube
  • Straw
  • Thread
  • Needle
  • Masking tape
  • Cotton ball

NIFT Situation Test 2014- Day 2 Questions

Q1. Make a product to make life easier for-

  1. Gardener
  2. Railway potter
  3. Newspaper boy

Q2. Make trophy or souvenier for-

  1. Best teacher on annual day
  2. Polio eradication

Explain your 3D product in 60 words approximately.

Material Provided:

  •  2 sheets
  • Ivory sheets
  • All pins
  • Cardboard
  • Rubber band
  • Copper wire
  • Toothpicks
  • 3 coloured sheets of different colours
  • 1 newspaper
  • Sparkle tube
  • Straw
  • Thread
  • Needle
  • Masking tape
  • Cotton ball

NIFT Situation Test 2014- Day 3 Questions

Q1. Make a product to

  1. Control deforestation
  2. Water harvesting
  3. Fashion jewelley display window

Material Provided:

  • 2 sheets
  • Ivory sheets
  • All pins
  • Cardboard
  • Rubber band
  • Copper wire
  • Toothpicks
  • 3 coloured sheets of different colours
  • 1 newspaper
  • Sparkle tube
  • Straw
  • Thread
  • Needle
  • Masking tape
  • Cotton ball

NIFT Situation Test 2014- Day 4 Questions

Q1. Create a mask inspired by any one of the below mentioned topics-

  1. Nature
  2. My clean metro rail

Q2. Create a medal inspired by any one of the topics mentioned below-

  1. Miss Universe
  2. Vintage car rally
  3. Mother’s Day

Material Provided:

  •  2 sheets
  • Ivory sheets
  • All pins
  • Cardboard
  • Rubber band
  • Copper wire
  • Toothpicks
  • 3 coloured sheets of different colours
  • 1 newspaper
  • Sparkle tube
  • Straw
  • Thread
  • Needle
  • Masking tape
  • Cotton ball

NIFT Situation Test 2013

Candidates can go through the questions asked along with material provided on different days of NIFT Situation Test 2013 below.

NIFT Situation Test 2013- Day 1 Questions

Q1. Design a 3D model promoting any one of the following-

  1. Total Literacy
  2. Teacher’s Day
  3. Polio Eradication

Q2. Design workplace of any one of the following-

  1. Painter
  2. Nurse
  3. Cobbler

Material Provided:

  • Crepe Paper (A4 size)
  • Cloth Paper (A4 size)
  • Mount Board (A4 size)
  • 6 Straw
  • Newspaper
  • Rubber band
  • Thumb pins (plastic tops)
  • Dori white (1 m)
  • Golden wire (1m)
  • Cotton
  • Plastic scrubber
  • Newspaper
  • 6 Toothpick

Explain you work in 60 words.

NIFT Situation Test 2013- Day 2 Questions

Q1. Using the material mentioned below construct a 3D representation of a design of a purse for any of the below mentioned occasions-

  1. Fashion Show
  2. Picnic
  3. Marriage

OR

Q2. Create a doll for any one of the below mentioned topics-

  1. Conserve environment
  2. World peace
  3. Water consumption

Write a caption and elaborate about the concept.

Material Provided:

  • 6 Straws
  • 6 Candy sticks
  • 6 Rubber bands
  • 6 Board pins
  • Corrugated sheet (A4 size)
  • Tissue paper
  • Cloth paper
  • Cotton roll
  • Newspaper
  • Ribbon (1 m)

NIFT Situation Test 2012

Candidates can go through the questions asked along with material provided on different days of NIFT Situation Test 2012 below.

NIFT Situation Test 2012- Day 1 Questions

Q1. Design and construct any one of the following-

  1. Fashion show ramp 
  2. Polling booth 
  3. Circus

Q2. Utility tool for a-

  1. Bus conductor
  2. Newspaper vendor
  3. Postman 

Explain your choice of question and model in 100 words.

 Material Provided:

  • Pastel sheet (A4 size)- Red, Yellow, Blue, Green
  • Spiral binding spring
  • Corrugated sheet (A4 size)
  • Cloth paper
  • 8-10 Straws 
  • 8-10 Ice cream sticks 
  • 8-10 Thumb pins 
  • 8-10 Rubber bands 
  • Clay (1 full pack)
  • Cotton roll
  • Mountboard
  • Newspaper

NIFT Situation Test 2012- Day 2 Questions

Q1. Design a ladies handbag.

OR

Q2. Design a memento for Art Festival.

 Material Provided:

  • Cardboard paper
  • Colour paper
  • Straws
  • Cello tape
  • Wire

NIFT Situation Test 2011

Candidates can go through the questions asked along with material provided for NIFT Situation Test 2011 below.

Q1. Design any one of the following and give a write up 50 words.

  1. Entrance gate for a marriage ceremony
  2. Traffic junction
  3. Memento for brotherhood in sports/ Health for all/ protection of environment

Material Provided:

  • Cardboard (A4 size)
  • Ivory sheet (A3 size)
  • Pastel sheet (A4 size)- Red, Yellow, Green, Blue
  • 6 Straws
  • 6 Ice Cream
  • 4 Thumb Pins
  • 4 Rubber Band
  • Cotton Gift Paper (Jute packet to carry sweets)
  • Plasticine Clay (One full packet)
  • Ribbon of 2 colours (1m each)
  • kA small plastic string

NIFT Situation Test 2009

Candidates can go through the questions asked along with material provided for NIFT Situation Test 2009 below.

Q1. Design any one of the following

A) lady’s purse on any one of the following-

  1. Marriage ceremony
  2. Picnic
  3. Fashion show

OR

B) A doll on any one of the following-

  1. Water conservation
  2. Environment Politics

Material Provided:

  • A4 size cardboard
  • A4 size corrugated sheet
  • 6 Straws
  • 6 Ice cream sticks
  • Ribbon-1m (orange in color)
  • 6 Rubber bands
  • 6 Thumb pins
  • One cotton roll (medium size)
  • 2 sheets of newspaper
  • One tissue paper

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