• ## Pearl Academy of Fashion Entrance Exam-PAF EE

### Introduction

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

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• ## NIFT Entrance Exam

### Structureoftheexamination

TheNationalInstituteofFashionTechnologyEntranceExaminationincludes bothwrittentestandaPersonalitytestfollowedbygroupdiscussionand personalinterview.WrittentestcomprisesGeneralAbilityTest,Creative AbilityTestandManagerialAbilityTest.

### QuantitativeAbilityincludesvariousareassuchas:

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

ForBachelorprograminTechnology,thequantitativeabilityquestionswill befromthematriculationlevel.

• DifferentialCalculus
• FundamentalsofComputerApplication.
• IntegralCalculus
• DifferentialEquations
• ProbabilityandStatistics

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

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

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

### CaseStudy

Itisbasedonasituationofanindustryenvironment.Italsoexposesthe candidate'smanagerialability.

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.
PersonalInterview:Inthisselectionprocess,thecandidateistestedonthe variousparametersasfollows:

• Communicationskills
• Aptnessforthefield
• Overallpersonalitytraits
• GeneralAwarenessandAptitude.
• Careerorientation
• GroupDiscussion

### EligibilityCriteriaforNIFTEntranceExamination

TheeducationalqualificationsforNIFTEntranceexaminationforBachelor Program:

BachelorPrograminDesign(FashionCommunication/KnitwearDesign/Textile Design/AccessoryDesign/LeatherDesign/FashionDesign)

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

### 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

• BhanwarRathoreDesignStudio
• Silica
• Arkin
• ### StudyPlan

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

### SectionalCutoff

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

• ## 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

### HowtofilltheForm?

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

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