NIFT, NID & UCEED  Entrance Exam

As a subsidiary of a leading education consultancy, the EdNet School of Art and Design (est. 2004) helped students all over India fulfill their dreams of studying Art & Design in top colleges of the country and abroad which provides the coaching of NIFT, NID & UCEED entrance exam. With state-of-the-art resources, an intensive curriculum, and sophisticated equipment, the EdNet School of Art and Design can suitably train aspiring candidates to ace the design entrance exams for institutes such as NID, NIFT and Bachelor of Design programs in IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) through common entrance tests such as UCEED.

We have a creative and visionary faculty, under whose guidance budding artists can maximize their potential and build an impressive portfolio. Our art classes are an invigorating experience where imagination meets ingenuity. Design students should have enhanced skills in visualization and observation, and mastering sketching and drawing techniques is a must in order to qualify the UCEED or the rigorous entrance exams for NID and NIFT. EdNet can assist you in honing your creative abilities and artistic skills through our course that focuses on –

  • Elements of Art & Design
  • Drill Lessons
  • Principles of Art & Design
  • Colour Theory
  • Still Life
  • Human Anatomy Study
  • Foliage/Nature Study
  • Design (2D & 3D)
  • Pictorial Drawing
  • Perspective Drawing
  • Illustration

Moreover, we introduce students to a sophisticated range of mediums and techniques in sculpting, printing and graphic design. Further, we can guide and instruct students in the use of digital software such as AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Illustrator.

What is NID & Details of NID Entrance Exam?

The National Institute of Design (NID) based in Ahmedabad, is the top design school of the country. Recognized by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research under Ministry of Science and Technology, government of India, NID is a rigorous scientific and industrial design research organization. It has even been ranked by the Business Week as one of the top design schools in the world! NID entrance exams are more complicated than what the average person may imagine it to be. For instance, it requires candidates to qualify the DAT tests –

What is the DAT test in NID & Its syllabus?

DAT test a two-stage entrance exam that evaluates test candidates for potential in the following criteria:

  • Drawing Skills
  • Design Sense
  • Observation and Perception
  • Creativity and Abstract Symbolism
  • General Mental Ability and Communication Skills

The test is divided into two phases. In Phase I, candidates have to fill up a questionnaire that will assess their observation power; ability to utilize forms, color and shape; caliber for innovation and imaginative expression; and sense for drawing and proportion.

In Phase II, students will give a studio test that will evaluate in real-time their ability to innovate, and handle equipments and material. This is followed by an interview round where the candidate is judged on parameters like career orientation, personality traits, general knowledge, academic and co-curricular achievements, etc.

Our School of Art and Design with state-of-the-art resources, an intensive curriculum, and professional art equipment can suitably provide the training and coaching required to crack the design entrance exam. Our art classes are an invigorating experience where imagination meets ingenuity. The Design Aptitude Test evaluates the visualization and observation skills of candidates, which means that the development of basic sketching skills is essential to qualify the prelims.

What is NIFT & Details of NIFT Entrance Exam?

If you have your heart set on attending classes in any one of NIFT’s 16 centres all over India, including major cities such as Delhi (headquarters), Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, among many others, EdNet can assist you in honing your creative abilities and artistic skills.

The challenging syllabus for NIFT entrance exam demands that your creativity is in sync with current world affairs and developments. It includes Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, English Comprehension, Analytical Ability, General Knowledge and Current Affairs. The two tests are called General Ability Test (GAT) and Creative Ability Test (CAT) respectively. This syllabus has been discussed in more detail below –

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What is GAT test in NIFT & its Syllabus?

The General Ability Test (GAT) is a written test for all five courses offered at NIFT. After clearing GAT, students are required to qualify for CAT. For NIFT Entrance Exams 2019, the Gat exam will include sections such as Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, English Comprehension, Analytical Ability, and General Knowledge and Current Affairs.

What is CAT  test in NIFT & its Syllabus?

The Creative Ability Test (CAT) is conducted all over India to evaluate candidates’ observation power, intuitive and design ability , concept development, creative and innovative use of illustration, colour skills, and more. It is divided into modules such as Discernment Ability, Power of Observation, Creativity in Development of a Thought, and Design Ability of the Applicant. The test is conducted every year by one of the IIMs based on a policy of rotation.

Our location amidst the lush greenery of South Delhi supports our view that inspiration for Art lies beyond four walls, and may arrive from any source. In sync with this thought, we often conduct seminars, workshops, field trips, photography forays, and museum excursions for the benefit of our students. This exposure is crucial for NIFT aspirants as the exam looks for candidates who are not only adept in their technical skills but can also conceptualize design ideas by taking inspiration from the world around them.

What is UCEED & Details of UCEED Entrance Exam?

The EdNet Art School is closely associated with our Test Prep classes which can help design students hone their aptitude for competitive tests, especially by honing an expertise in giving accurate responses for MCQs and MSQs that make up a large part of the UCEED test paper’s construction.

Sections & Syllabus of UCEED exam paper:

Candidates are given three hours duration for the test and are evaluated out of 300 marks. The UCEED 2019 test paper is set to be comprised 85 questions, however the number of questions might change every year. It is a computer based test divided into three sections. The medium of instruction is English.

Section A: Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions

The answer for each question in this section would be a number that candidates need to enter using a virtual keyboard that would be present on the computer screen. These are not multiple choice questions, and aspirants can only provide one answer for each question. There is no negative marking in this section and for every correct answer candidates are awarded four marks.

Section B: Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

For each question in this section, candidates will be given four choices out of which they have to choose the correct response. Candidates are awarded four marks for each correct answer. There can be multiple correct answers in one question and in that case, candidates will get marks only if they select all the correct answers. There is no partial or negative marking.

Section C: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

In this section, candidates will be given four choices for each question. Out of these, they have to select only one as the correct answer. Three marks is allotted to each correct response, and for every wrong answer, one mark will be deducted. Questions left unanswered will be given zero marks.

EdNet’s test classes focus on enhancing students’ capabilities in the following areas:

  • Numerical Ability
  • English Language & Comprehension
  • Reasoning & Logical Deduction
  • General Awareness

Students can prepare themselves to appear in exams like UCEED, JEE Paper 2, NATA, GAT and CAT, with thorough guidance from our panel of esteemed test instructors.

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