NIFT Books for Preparation – NIFT 2019


To prepare for the NIFT Entrance Exams the candidates can refer to the vast number of NIFT books available. Here are some of the books for the candidates and the links to purchase these books. NIFT aspirants can buy these NIFT Books and start with their preparation.

NIFT Exam is scheduled for 20 January 2019. The exam will be conducted in the offline mode only. Registrations for the NIFT Entrance Examination has already begun and will commence on 16 December 2019.

Also, before starting to study for the NIFT Entrance Exam the candidates must be well aware of the exam pattern.

NIFT Exam Pattern

The NIFT Paper pattern is explained below for both the courses B.Des and B.F.Tech. Candidates appearing for the B. Des have to go through 3 test GAT, CAT and Situation Test. Whereas, the candidates applying for B.F.Tech are required to give GAT only.

NIFT Exam Pattern for B.Des.

Here is the NIFT Entrance Exam Pattern for B.Des.


Candidates should know the exam pattern of CAT that will be held for Bachelor of Design admissions. The test will evaluate the intuitive & design ability and observation skills for developing a concept. Also, the Creativity and innovation in skills will be judged via this test.

NIFT Exam Pattern for General Ability Test (GAT)

This is another test that is conducted for the aspirants of B.Des. admissions. Here are the details

Particular Details
Language English
Test duration 2 hours
Exam mode Paper Based Test – Offline Mode

English comprehension

Quantitative ability

Communication ability

Analytical ability

General knowledge and current affairs

Number of questions






Total Number of Questions 100

Section-wise topics for NIFT GAT for B.Des

  • English Comprehension – It will judge how a candidate is able to comprehend a situation from a given unseen passage. This section will also test the basic knowledge of the candidates.
  • Quantitative Ability: It is the test of the quantitative ability of the test-takers. Topics like division, fractions, percentages, addition, multiplication, interest rates, ratio & proportion, distance, work, etc. Should be studied for this section.
  • Communication Ability: Candidates’ language ability in daily communication in English is tested in this section. Candidates must know the one-word substitutes, idioms and phrases, synonyms, antonyms, words with corresponding meanings, correct spellings, singular, plural, etc. should be prepared.
  • Analytical Ability: This evaluates the candidate’s ability to draw inference and logic from the provided information.
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs: Candidates should be updated with the current affairs and happenings along with general knowledge to score well in this section.

NIFT Exam Pattern for Situation Test

This test is conducted for the shortlisted candidates of CAT and GAT for Bachelor of Design. It will judge the candidate’s ability to handle the given set of materials along with innovation in a particular situation.

Evaluation of the model will be done on the basis of spatial visualization, creativity, uniqueness, finishing, element composition, construction, colour scheme, and other parameters.

NIFT Exam Pattern for B.F.Tech

Candidates seeking admissions in the B.F.Tech will have to appear for GAT NIFT Entrance Exam.

Particular Details
Language English
Test duration 3 hours
Exam mode Paper Based Test – Offline Mode

Quantitative ability

Communication ability and English comprehension

Analytical and Logical Ability

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Case study

Number of questions






Marking Scheme There will be no negative marking for incorrect answer


Total 150

NIFT Books

Here are some of the best NIFT Preparation books for the aspirants which they can purchase online.

NIFT Exam Guide by Verma

NIFT Exam Guide by Dr. R. P. Datason

Popular Master Guide NIFT by R.Gupta

Arihant NIFT Entrance Exam Self Study Guide

NIFT Entrance Examination (Guide) by D Mittal

NIFT Entrance Exams: Ultimate Success Series By Surendra

NIFT: Previous Years’ Papers (Solved) by Ramesh Publishing House

So, these are the NIFT Entrance Exam books for the preparation of NIFT. Candidates aspiring to take admission in NIFT must refer to these books to prepare for the examination. Candidates can click on the link to purchase these NIFT books.