Entrance Exams

  • Pearl Academy of Fashion Entrance Exam-PAF EE


    Introduction

    ThePearlAcademyofFashion,orPAF,asitisshortlyknown,isoneofthe mostrespectedinstitutesoffashionanddesigninIndia.Itwillconductthe PAFentrancetestforadmissiontoits4-yeardegreecoursesinFashionDesign, FashionMerchandising&Production,FashionRetail&Merchandising, CommunicationDesign,TextileDesignandJeweleryDesign.In2010thePearl AcademyofFashionentranceexamwillbeheldonMay30.

    PAFEE2012-PearlAcademyofFashionEntranceExam2012ConductedBy

    ThePearlAcademyofFashion


    PAFEE2012-PearlAcademyofFashionEntranceExam2012Eligibility

    Foradmissionto4yearBA(Hons)DegreecourseinFashionDesign(FD), TextileDesign(TD),CommunicationDesign(CD),JeweleryDesign(JD),Fashion MerchandisingandProduction(FMP)andFashionRetailMerchandising(FRM)at PearlAcademyofFashion,candidatesneedtopassthe12thstandardor equivalentwithatleast50%marksinaggregateinanystream.

    PAFEE2012-PearlAcademyofFashionEntranceExam2012ExamPattern

    TheGeneralProficiencyTest(GPT)forFMPandFRMcoursewouldtestthe knowledgeofthecandidate'sproficiencyinlanguage(comprehension,vocabulary andexpression),mathematicsof10thstandard,logicetc.TheGPTwouldbeof1 hourduration.CandidatesdesiringadmissioninFD,TD,JDandCDneedtotake theDesignAptitudeTest(DPT)inadditiontotheGeneralProficiencyTest (GPT).TheDesignAptitudeTestexaminesthecandidate'sproficiencyin perception,illustration,drawingvisualization,coloretc.

    PAFEE2012-PearlAcademyofFashionEntranceExam2012Courses

    4-yeardegreecoursesinFashionDesign,FashionMerchandising&Production, FashionRetail&Merchandising,CommunicationDesign,TextileDesignand JeweleryDesign.

    PAFEE2012-PearlAcademyofFashionEntranceExam2012ContactDetails

    PEARLACADEMYOFFASHION,DELHI

    Address:PearlAcademyofFashion,A-21/13,NarainaIndustrialArea,Phase II,NewDelhi110028
    Phone:41417693-94;25703451/5478/8506,49807100/01
    Email:counsellor@pearlacademy.com
    Website:www.pearlacademy.com
    TestPeriod:PearlAcademyofFashionEntranceExam(PAF-EE2012)isgenerally heldinMonthofMay
    ThisYearDate:NotAnnounced

    PEARLACADEMYOFFASHION,JAIPUR

    CityCentre:H.No.7,Dwarikapuri,JLBajajMarg,C-Scheme,Jaipur
    Tel.No.:+01426414800,227515/616/617
    FaxNo.:+01426414833
    Campus:SP-38A,RIICOIndustrialArea,DelhiRoad,Kukas,Jaipur-302028
    Tel.No:+91-01426-247515/616,400308,400309
    Registrar:Dr.A.K.Mathur
    E-mail:counsellor@pearlacademy.com,info@jaipur.pearlacademy.com

    PEARLACADEMYOFFASHION,CHENNAI

    82,SterlingRoad,Nungambakkam,(OppositeLoyolaCollege),Chennai-600034
    Tel.No.:+044-42664450,43447900,42664445/446/449
    Registrar:Mr.D.Baskaran
    Students�Counselor&Sr.Manager(Academics):Ms.RashmiVasu
    Ext.:302
    E-mail:rashmi@chennai.pearlacademy.com,info@chennai.pearlacademy.com

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  • NIFT Entrance Exam


    Structureoftheexamination

    TheNationalInstituteofFashionTechnologyEntranceExaminationincludes bothwrittentestandaPersonalitytestfollowedbygroupdiscussionand personalinterview.WrittentestcomprisesGeneralAbilityTest,Creative AbilityTestandManagerialAbilityTest.

    SyllabusofNIFTEntranceExamination

    GeneralAbilityTest(GAT)

    QuantitativeAbilityincludesvariousareassuchas:

  • Addition
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Fractions
  • WorkandTask
  • RatioandProportion
  • Distance,Profit&Loss
  • Percentage
  • RateofInterest
  • AlgebraandGeometry

ForBachelorprograminTechnology,thequantitativeabilityquestionswill befromthematriculationlevel.

  • DifferentialCalculus
  • FundamentalsofComputerApplication.
  • IntegralCalculus
  • DifferentialEquations
  • ProbabilityandStatistics
  • ForMasterprograminTechnologythequantitativeabilityquestionswillbe fromthegraduationlevel.

  • DifferentialCalculus
  • IntegralCalculus
  • ProbabilityandStatistics
  • LinearProgramming
  • FundamentalsofComputerApplications
  • DifferentialEquations
  • ProductionEngineering
  • CommunicationAbility

    Thisismeantforcheckingthecommunicationskillsofthecandidates. Questionswillbeaskedfromthefollowingareas:

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Plural
  • Wordswithcorrespondingmeanings
  • Singular
  • Onewordsubstitutes
  • Idiomsandphrases
  • EnglishComprehension

    ThisismeanttochecktheEnglishproficiencyandcomprehensionskillofthe candidates.
    AnalyticalAbility
    Inthissection,thecandidates���problemsolvingandanalyticalskillsare evaluated.
    GeneralKnowledgeandCurrentAffairs
    Thistestisdoneforevaluatingthecandidate'sgeneralawareness.

    ManagerialAbilityTest(MAT)

    CaseStudy

    Itisbasedonasituationofanindustryenvironment.Italsoexposesthe candidate'smanagerialability.

    BusinessDomainTest

    Itistojudgetheknowledgeofacandidateondifferentfacetsoffashion designing.

    LogicalAbility

    Itismeanttoidentifythecandidate'sabilitytofindthelogicorreason involvedinaparticularproblem.Conceptsandcreativethinkingabilitywill helpinthissector.TheQualifiedcandidatesinthewrittentesthaveto undergo:

    SituationTest

    SituationtestisdesignedonlyforDesignProgram.Thisisforidentifying thecandidateabilityinmaterialhandling.Italsoexposesone'sinnovative abilityonagivensituationwithagivensetofmaterials.

    CreativeAbilityTest(CAT)

    Thistestisdonetocheckthecreativeskill,powerofobservation, innovationanddesignabilityofthecandidate.Animportantpartofthistest isthecandidateconceptualabilityisfullyevaluated.

    PsychometricTest

    Thistestisdesignedformaster[sprogramsintechnology&management programs.
    Thisisanassessmenttestthatmeasuresthegeneralcompetencies.The competenciesarecategorizedintotwogroups:TaskOrientedandPeopleOriented. Thistestwillassessboththetaskandpeopleorientedcompetencies.
    PersonalInterview:Inthisselectionprocess,thecandidateistestedonthe variousparametersasfollows:

  • Communicationskills
  • Aptnessforthefield
  • Overallpersonalitytraits
  • GeneralAwarenessandAptitude.
  • Careerorientation
  • GroupDiscussion
  • Thedurationofgroupdiscussionwillbearound20-25minutes.Forgroup discussion,afamiliartopicisgivenforateamofcandidates.Thissection willbeobservedbyanexpertteam.Fromthecandidateviewsandopinions, expertswillidentifytheirinterpersonalskillsandleadershipqualities.

    EligibilityCriteriaforNIFTEntranceExamination

    TheeducationalqualificationsforNIFTEntranceexaminationforBachelor Program:

    BachelorPrograminDesign(FashionCommunication/KnitwearDesign/Textile Design/AccessoryDesign/LeatherDesign/FashionDesign)
    Theagelimitforthisexaminationis23years.Plustwoorequivalentfroma recognizedUniversityoftheCentralorStateBoardistheeligibilitycriteria forthisEntranceexaminationoranAdvancedLevelofGeneralCertificate EducationExaminationisrequired.

    BachelorofFashionTechnologyinApparelProduction

    PlusTwoorequivalentwithPhysics,ChemistryandMathsismandatory.Plus twocertificatesshouldbefromarecognizedStateorCentralBoardofhigher SecondaryExaminations.Themaximumagerequiredfordoingthiscoursesin23 years.

    MasterofFashionManagement

    AbachelorsdegreeinanystreamfromareputedUniversityisrequired. CandidateswhohavepassedthediplomacourseinFashionDesigning/Accessory fromNIFTisalsoeligibleforthismaster'sprogram.

    MasterofFashionTechnology

    Bachelor'sdegreeinEngineeringorBachelor'sdegreeinTechnologyis requiredforthisprogram.BE/B.TechinElectronics,InformationTechnology, Mechanical,andComputerisalsoincludedintheeligibilitycriteria.

    MasterofDesign

    Graduationinanydisciplinefromareconiseduniversityisrequired. BachelorofFineArtsandBachelorinAppliedArtsarealsoeligible.Bachelor ofArchitectureisalsoincludedintheeligibilitycriteria.Diplomacandidates whohavepassedfromtheNIFTisalsoeligible.Theagelimitrangesfrom21-30 years.

    HowtoApplyforNIFTEntranceExamination?

    Applicationformalongwiththedetailedprospectuscanbepurchasedfromthe selectedbranchesofAxisbankorIDBIbank.Theapplicationformcanbe purchasedbypayinganamountofRs.250/-.Candidatescanalsogetthe applicationbypost.AdemanddraftofRs.350/-istobesendinfavorofNIFT NewDelhi.Candidatescanalsodownloadtheapplicationformfromthewebsite: www.nift.ac.in.

    Howtofilltheapplicationform?

    Instructionsforfillingtheapplicationformaregivenintheprospectus. Readcarefullyandfollowtheinstructionsgivenintheapplicationform.OMR applicationisavailableforNIFTEntranceExamination.Doesnotdamage,wrinkle orstapletheapplicationform.Alltherequireddetailsshouldbeincludedin theapplicationform.Arecentpassportsizephotographisaffixedinthespace providedintheapplicationform.

    ImportantDatesofNIFTEntranceExamination

    TheapplicationformwillbeavailablefromthesecondweekofNovemberto thefirstweekofJanuary.WrittenExamwillbeconductedmainlyonthemonthof February.
    GroupdiscussionsandInterviewwillbecommonlyheldonthemonthofApriland May
    TheresultswillbeannouncedmainlyonthefirstweekofJune.

    ReferenceBooksforNIFTExamination

  • NIFT/NIDEntranceExams:UltimateSuccessSeries
  • NIFTEntranceExam
  • NIFT/NIDExamGuide
  • NIFT/NID/IIFTEntranceExamGuide
  • NIFT/NIFD/NIDEntranceExam
  • NIFT:NationalInstituteofFashionTechnologyEntranceExamGuide
  • CoachingCentersforNIFTExamination

  • AcademyofFashion&Design
  • BhanwarRathoreDesignStudio
  • Silica
  • TrendzAcademy
  • Arkin
  • StudyPlan

    ThoroughpreparationisneededforNIFTEntranceExamination.Onlineguides aswellaspaperbackguidescanhelpthestudentsforgettinganideaaboutthe questions.Besidesthistheycanalsoseekhelpfromtheirfriends.Time managementisanotherimportantthingthatstudentsneedtofocuson.Theymust trytocoverallpartsoftheirportionsbeforetheirexams.Thestudentsneed tostartpreparingearlysothattheycanachievesuccessinthisexamination.

    HowandWhereToGettheResultsofNIFTEntranceExamination?

    Theresultscanbedownloadeddirectlyfromthewebsite:www.nift.ac.in.

    SectionalCutoff

    Forbachelor'sprogram,40%shouldberequiredforGAT&CATand20%shouldbe forsituationtest.IncaseofMaster'sprogram,35%shouldbescoredforGAT &CATand10%forgroupdiscussion.

    ScoreValidity

    Thescoreisvalidonlyforthepresentacademicyear.

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    • NID Entrance Exam


      StructureandSyllabusofNEED:

      TheNIDNEEDconstitutesofthreeaptitudetestwitheachpaperconstitutes of60marks.Theexamevaluatesthecandidate�saptitudeandcreativity.The testalsoexaminesthecandidate�sinnovativeandcriticalanalyzingpowerof theapplicant.Thetestareasinclude,

    • Worldview
    • MentalAbility
    • Drawing
    • Creativity
    • CommunicationSkills

    Thewrittenexaminationfollowedbystudiotestandpersonalinterview.The examinationdoesn�tfollowanyprescribedsyllabusandthequestionareas include,

  • VisualDesign
  • ThematicColourArrangement
  • SubjectsofDesign.
  • SensitivitytoEnvironment
  • MemoryDrawing
  • KnowledgeofProportionsandPerspective
  • GeneralMentalAbility
  • DrawingSkills
  • Creativity
  • Composition
  • CommunicationSkills
  • Animation
  • AbstractSymbolism
  • EligibilityCriteria:

    Thecandidatesshouldpasshighersecondarywithminimum50%marksinthe finalyearexamination.Thecandidatesfromanystreamsfromtherecognized boardcanapplyfortheexamination.Thefinalyearstudentscanapplyforthe exam,butatthetimeofadmission,theymustprovidetheeligibilityproof.The technicalknowhowwillconsiderasanextraadvantageduringtheselection process.Thereservationcategorywillgetneededconsiderationasperthe Governmentnorms.Theminimumageshouldbenotlessthanseventeenyears.

    HowtoApply?

    Theapplicationformcanbedownloadfromtheofficialwebsiteandthefilled formcnsendtothesetaddresswiththebankdemanddraftRs.1500/-.Theforms willalsoavailablebypostbysendingtherequestletterforapplicationform totheNationalinstituteofDesignwiththeDDfortheapplicationform.He studentcanalsodirectlypurchasetheformwiththecashpaymentfromthe admissionofficeofethinstitute.Forthereservationgrouptheformwillcost onlyRs.750/-.

    HowtofilltheForm?

    Thecandidatesmustbeverycarefullywhilefillingtheform.Theyhaveto understandthedirectionsgiveninthebulletinandfollowexactlythesame. Theycantakeacopyoftheformandfillitfirstforavoidingthemistakes. Theinformationgivenshouldbeincapitallettersandcanuseeitherapencil orpenforfillingtheform,assuggestedinethbooklet.Thecandidatesmust pastearecentphotoonthesuggestedcolumns.

    Theremaybesomerequirementinthesizeofthephotoandcandidatesshould followit.Theyalsomakesurethattheyputthesignatureontherecommended places.Theymustensurethatthedataentershouldbevalidandasperthe officialproofs.Keepthephotocopyofthecompletelyfilledformforthefuture needs.Recheckthefillingsandsendtheformalongwiththenecessarydocument totheadmissionofficeofehinstitutebeforethelastdate

    CollegesAcceptingNEEDScore

  • D.J.AcademyofDesign,Coimbatore
  • IILMSchoolofDesign,Gurgaon
  • NationalInstituteofDesign(NID),Ahmedabad
  • Wigan&LeighCollege,NewDelhi
  • PearlAcademyofFashion,NewDelhi
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