NIFT 2023 Entrance Exam Question Papers, Sample Papers PDF: Free Download; Preparation Tips

National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Exam 2023 ( NIFT Entrance Exam )

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NIFT 2023 Sample and Question Papers - The National Institute of Technology (NIFT) will release the official question and sample papers for the NIFT 2023 entrance exam on its official portal - niftadmissions.in.

The sample papers are released each year to give the candidate an insight into the types of questions asked, weightage, topics covered, and difficulty level. By solving NIFT 2023 papers, you will be able to fine-tune your preparation and increase your chances of getting a higher rank in the national-level design entrance exam.

The application form for NIFT 2023 commenced on November 1, 2022. The design entrance exam will be conducted on February 5, 2023. 

So, if you have a little over four months to prepare for the exam.

Do you know what are the best tools to prepare for NIFT 2023?

Answer: Sample and previous years' question papers. We have listed some of the advantages of the exercise below.

Benefits of solving NIFT sample papers 2023

If you are appearing in NIFT 2023, it is important to solve as many sample papers as you can. 

  1. Understanding exam pattern and structure - Through vigorous solving of various types of sample questions, the student will be able to develop problem-solving skills and put their creativity to the test. Also, sample papers will help the candidate get an idea about the types of questions asked, marking scheme, etc.
  2. Improving speed and accuracy - It is not enough to be able to solve a problem, but it is equally important to be able to do it in the given time duration and well. NIFT 2023 sample papers will help the candidate improve their ability to quickly find the correct solutions.
  3. Building confidence - If you practice enough sample papers, you are bound to get confident in your ability. This will help you keep a stable head on exam day and tackle each question to the best of your abilities. On the other hand, if you lack practice, you might panic at the slightest sign of trouble!
  4. Better understand underlying concepts - Theoretical knowledge has its limitations as sometimes reality can be a bit different from how it is explained in the books. But if concepts explained in the books are put to practice, you will be better able to connect the dots and understand how different concepts are interlinked. 

Getting the best out of NIFT sample papers

To get the best out of NIFT sample and question papers, put a timer on. This way you will be able to track how much time you are taking to solve a problem. Also, sample papers should be made a part of the NIFT 2023 preparation package from the start. This way you will be able to test your learning and progress from very early on. 

Another thing is after you complete solving a sample paper, assess your performance. Like where you performed well, where are you lacking. This analysis will help you plug holes and thus get better. 

NIFT 2023 Sample Question Papers

Program

Sample Paper

B. Des CAT

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B.Des

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B.F.T

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M.Des.CAT

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M.Des

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M.F.M

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M.F.T

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NIFT Sample Paper for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Exam year

Sample Paper

NIFT 2012

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NIFT 2013

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NIFT 2014

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NIFT 2015

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NIFT Situation Test Question Papers 2009-2019

Situation Test

Question Paper

NIFT Situation Test 2019 

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NIFT Situation Test 2018

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NIFT Situation Test 2017

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NIFT Situation Test 2016

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NIFT Situation Test 2015

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NIFT Situation Test 2014

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NIFT Situation Test 2013

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NIFT Situation Test 2012

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NIFT Situation Test 2011

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NIFT Situation Test 2010

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NIFT Situation Test 2009

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Tips to prepare for NIFT 2022 Situation Test

Here are some useful preparation tips shared by Sirigowri Kambalimath, the All India Rank 2 in NIFT 2018.

  1. Get creative inspiration from platforms like Pinterest.
  2. Practice at home using available materials and try to make something interesting and creative.
  3. Get familiar with different types of materials, and learn how to use them.
  4. Do a quick read-up on paper folding and origami.
  5. Practice as much as you can.
  6. Every day, take a common object and list its various uses. 

NIFT 2023 Answer Keys

The National Institute of Fashion Technology also releases the answer keys and solutions for all the questions asked in the NIFT entrance exam. The keys are released subject-wise and can be used by the candidate in conjunction with the sample papers. 

Note that the NIFT question paper comes in series, e.g. Booklet Series F, Booklet Series L, Booklet Series A. The candidate must refer to the corresponding answer booklet series to get the correct answer. 

NIFT Sample Papers 2023 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. When will the NIFT 2023 sample papers be released?

A. The sample papers for the NIFT 2023 exam will be released a few weeks prior to the conduct of the entrance exam at the official website of the institute: https://nift.ac.in/samplequestion.  Note that no login is required to download the sample papers; simply click on the relevant sample paper. The NIFT 2023 papers will be available in downloadable pdf format. Previous years sample papers: The candidate can in the mean time download previous years' sample papers to prepare for the NIFT 2023 entrance exam. The sample papers are available program-wise.   

Q. Where can I download NIFT 2023 sample papers with solutions?

A. The candidate will be able to download the official sample papers from the NIFT website; the sample pdfs will also be updated on this website. The solutions for the questions included in the sample papers are provided by the leading coaching institutes like the Rathore Design Studio and Academy of Fashion And Art (AFA). 

Q. What is the right time to solve sample papers for the NIFT 2023 entrance exam?

A. It is recommended that the candidate make NIFT 2023 sample papers a part of their exam preparation strategy from the very beginning. For one, it will help the candidate evaluate of their progress, hone their problem solving skills, and get a taste of the types of questions that will be asked in the entrance exam. Since at the start, most of the NIFT 2023 syllabus will be untocuhed, the candidate may focus on the topic they are preparaing at that moment. In addition to the sample papers, the candidate must also keep solving the problem sets given at the end of the chapter or end of the book.

Q. What are the benefits of solving NIFT 2023 sample papers?

A. The benefit of solving NIFT 2023 sample papers is manifold as explained below:
  • The NIFT sample papers will contain similar types of questions to those asked in the entrance exam; as such the candidate will get to know the types of questions asked, difficulty level and weightage.
  • The sample papers are also the best practice material around. 
  • By solving sample papers, the candidate will be able to develop problem-solving skills, improve time management, and learn how to handle different types of situations with a cool head.

Q. Where can I download NIFT last 10 years question papers?

A. The article here contains the NIFT questions papers for the last 10 years along with the solutions and answer keys. The candidate can download the sample/ question papers and answer keys for free. Simply click on the relevant answer key/ question paper to download it; no log in is required.  The NIFT questions papers contains fully solved solutions to all the questions asked in the undergrduate and postgraduate subjects. 

Q. What kind of questions are asked in the NIFT GAT question paper?

A. The General Ability Test (GAT) will be conducted in pencil-and-paper-based mode and will be of 120 minutes. The question paper for B.Des and M.Des will include questions from Subjects like Communication Ability, Quantitative Ability, Analytical Ability, and GK and Current Affairs. Meanwhile, the GAT question paper for B.F.Tech, M.F.Tech, and MFM will be of 180 mintutes duration. Questions will be asked from subjects like Case Study, Analytical and Logical Ability, GK and Current Affairs, Quantative Ability, and Communication Ability and English Comprehension.

Q. Can NIFT sample papers be used as study material for the design entrance exam?

A. The NIFT sample papers are meant to be used as practice material only. So, they can only be a part of the NIFT 2023 study material. To learn the basic concepts and theortical aspects of the subject, you will still need to refer to NIFT 2023 text books.   

Q. What are some of the best books to prepare for NIFT 2023 entrance exam?

A. Here is a list of NIFT best books (based on Topper recommendation and expert review) that can be used by the candidate to prepare for the NIFT 2023 entrance exam:
  1.  Arihant's Ultimate Guide for NIFT/NID/IIFT Entrance Exam by Arihant Publications
  2. Basic Rendering by Robert W.Gill
  3. Rendering in Pen and Ink by Robert W. Gill
  4. Design Drawing by Francis D.K. Ching
  5. UCEED Mock Test Series by IIT Alumni
  6. NIFT Mock Test Series by NIFT Alumni 

Questions Papers

NIFT Entrance Exam BDes (GAT) Sample Question Paper
NIFT Entrance Exam Situation Test Sample Questions
NIFT Entrance Exam CAT Sample Questions

Questions Papers

NIFT Entrance Exam Analysis by Experts.pdf
NIFT Entrance Exam Analysis by Experts
How to Prepare for NIFT Situation Test & Sample Questions.pdf
How to Prepare for NIFT Situation Test & Sample Questions
How to Prepare for NIFT Entrance Exam.pdf
How to Prepare for NIFT Entrance Exam
NIFT CAT Past Years’ Questions.pdf
NIFT CAT Past Years’ Questions
How to Prepare for NIFT Entrance Exam.pdf
How to Prepare for NIFT Entrance Exam
How to crack interviews of top design entrance exams.pdf
How to crack interviews of top design entrance exams
Important Design Entrance Exams Students Should Not Miss.pdf
Important Design Entrance Exams Students Should Not Miss
GK GUIDE 2017.pdf
GK GUIDE 2017

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