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For all the creative bees out there, Design is a career that will satiate them to the core.

There are various avenues for the students willing to pursue their career in design, for example:

  • Accessory Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Knitwear Design
  • Leather Design
  • Textile Design
  • Ceramic and Glass Design
  • Furniture and Interior Design
  • Graphic Designing

And many more.

 

AptiGuide Jalandhar brings to you the best Design Coaching in Jalandhar. Read on to know more about the programs and examinations.

 

There are a plenty of Institutions in India, that offer a Bachelors as well as Master’s degree in design, fashion technology etc., but the notable ones are :

  1. NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology) – 16 campuses across India at New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Patna, Raebareli, Shillong, SriNagar
  2. NID (National Institute of Design) – at Ahmedabad for Bachelors program in Design and at Kurukshetra and Vijaywada for Graduate Diploma Program in Design.
  3. Pearl Academy – 4 campuses at Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, and Noida.

 

All of these Institutions have different programs and different Entrance tests and criterias for admission in these programs. Details about programs and tests are mentioned below :

 

  1. NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology)

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), set up in 1986 under the guidance of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, is a Statutory Institute Governed by the NIFT Act 2006

 

Following Programs are offered at NIFT:

  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) – 4 years

Specialisations offered:Accessory Design, Fashion Communication, Fashion Design, Knitwear Design, Leather Design, Textile Design

 

Eligibility: 10+2 from a recognised Board of Education

 

  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) – 4 Years

 

Eligibility: 10+2 (with Physics, Chemistry & Maths) from a recognised Board of Education

 

  • Master of Design (M.Des.) – 2 years

 

Eligibility

Bachelor Degree from any Institute/ University recognised by law in India or Undergraduate Diploma of minimum 3 years’ duration in UG Design from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) or National Institute of Design (NID)

  • Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) – 2 years

 

Eligibility

Bachelor Degree from any Institute/ University recognised by law in India or Undergraduate Diploma of minimum 3 years duration from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) or National Institute of Design (NID)

 

  • Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech.) – 2 years

 

Eligibility

Bachelor of Fashion Techology (B.F.Tech.) from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) or Bachelor of Engineering (B.E )/ Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) from any Institute / University recognized by law in India.

 

Entrance Tests for these Programs :

 

PROGRAMMES Test Weightage
Bachelor of Design CAT 50%
GAT 30%
Situation Test 20%
Master of Design CAT 40%
GAT 30%
GD/PI 30%
Bachelor
of Fashion Technology
GAT 100%
Master of Fashion Technology GAT 70%
GD/PI 30%
Master of Fashion Management GAT 70%
GD/PI 30%

 

 

1. General Ability Test (GAT) for NIFT comprises of

  1. Quantitative ability
  2. Communication Ability
  3. English Comprehension
  4. Analytical Ability
  5. General Knowledge and Current Affairs

2. CREATIVE ABILITY TEST (CAT) for NIFT

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.

3. SITUATION TEST for NIFT

Shortlisted candidates for B.Des from the written entrance examination are required to take a Situation Test which is a hands- on test to evaluate the candidate’s skills for material handling and innovative ability on a given situation with a given set of materials.

No additional material can be used.

The model is evaluated on space visualization, innovative and creative use of given material, composition of elements, colour scheme, construction skill, finesse of the model and overall presentation etc. These parameters are checked with the write up explaining the concept behind the model constructed. Since the medium of instruction in NIFT is English, the write-up has to be in English. No marks are given for write-up in any other language.

4. GROUP DISCUSSIONS :

Shortlisted candidates for Masters Programs from the written entrance examination are required to undergo Case Study based Group Discussions (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). GD is conducted for approximately 15 to 20 minutes on a case study assigned, on which a panel of experts assesses the candidates.

AptiGuide Jalandhar provides best coaching for Design Entrance tests in Jalandhar. As part of our program, we provide students with NIFT Entrance coaching as well. We prepare students for General Ability Test and provide notes for Creative ability test as well. We conduct GD’s as part of our coaching for NIFT exam in our Jalandhar Campus.

  1. NID (National Institute of Design)

National Institute of Design (NID) at Ahmedabad is an ‘Institute of National Importance’ as per the NID Act 2014 as well as an autonomous institute under the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India.

  1. Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)
    The four-year-long Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) programme is offered only at NID Ahmedabad in the following areas of specialization:

Faculty of Communication Design

Discipline No. of Seats
Animation Film Design 15
Exhibition Design 10
Film & Video Communication 10
Graphic Design 15

Faculty of Industrial Design

Discipline No. of Seats
Ceramic & Glass Design 10
Furniture & Interior Design 10
Product Design 15

 

Faculty of Textile, Apparel, Lifestyle and Accessory Design

Discipline No. of Seats
Textile Design 15

 

  1. Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD)

The four-year-long Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) is offered at NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra in the following areas of specialisation:

  1. Industrial Design
  2. Communication Design
  3. Textile & Apparel Design

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Age Limit: 20 years
  2. Educational Qualification: Pass in Higher Secondary (Class 12th)

Design Aptitude Tests (DAT)

The Design Aptitude Tests is conducted in two stages:

Stage 1: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims
Stage 2: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains

The B.Des. DAT prelims paper is a 3 hour test of 100 marks which evaluates the Design aptitude of the candidate. It comprises of a mix of objective and subjective questions.

The question paper is in English.

AptiGuide Jalandhar provides best coaching for Design Entrance tests in Jalandhar. As part of our program, we provide students with NID’s Entrance’s coaching as well.

  1. Pearl Academy

Pearl Academy (formerly Pearl Academy of Fashion) is an institute offering undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma pathways in design, fashion, media and business.

Courses offered at Pearl Academy :

  1. UG Course in Fashion Designing – 4 years
  2. UG Course in Fashion Styling and Image Design – 4 years
  3. UG Course in Interior and Spatial Design – 4 years
  4. UG Course in Product and Lifestyle Design – 4 years
  5. UG Course in Communication Design – 4 years
  6. PG Course in Fashion Designing – 2 years
  7. PG Course in Fashion Styling and Image Design – 2 years

& a few professional programs.

Entrance tests for Pearl Academy :

UG Course :

  1. Design Stream: General Proficiency Test (GPT) – 60 minutes and Design Aptitude Test (DAT) – 120 minutes
  2. Business Stream: General Proficiency Test (GPT) only – 60 minutes

PG Course

  1. Design Stream: General Proficiency Test (GPT) – 60 minutes and Design Aptitude Test (DAT) – 120 minutes
  2. Business Stream: General Proficiency Test (GPT) only – 60 minutes

UG Professional Program

Personal Interview only

Structure of Entrance tests :

The total time duration of the test is 2 hours. The written test structure is as given below:

PART TYPE Section Name No. of Questions Question No. To be Answered in
I Objective (GPT) English Comprehension 10 1-10 OMR Answer Sheet
English Language Ability 15 11-25
Logical Reasoning 10 26-35
Quantitative Ability 15 36-50
Data Interpretation 10 51-60
II Subjective (DAT) Design Aptitude 4 61-64 Question cum Answer Booklet within the space provided

AptiGuide Jalandhar provides best coaching for design entrance tests in Jalandhar, as part of our program, we provide coaching for pearl academy’s entrance test as well

Contact us at 7009733841 for more details regarding the entrance tests and our preparation programs.

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