Situation test is the second round of test conducted by NIFT. This test plays a very important role in the final selection as it contains 20% weightage in overall selection procedure. Each model must be accompanied by a caption and a write up of 50-100 words. Deep involvement, strong preparation & keen interest in the developing new things with various objects, and a fair amount of time & dedication in the classes, early preparation to know the tricks and understanding the process is required for success in this test. Students are thus advised to start early & begin the self practice as well to understand thoroughly the difficulties associated with this test.
You will be on the advantageous side if you devote some time in visualising and then drawing a rough sketch of your idea, along with a proper planning of what needs to be done first and what needs to be done at last. You must carry some stationeries like- paper cutter, sharpened pencils, pair of scissors, compass, fevicol, quick-fix, blue/black ball point pen, sand paper etc.
Situation Test comprises of 3-D model making using all the materials provided to you. The materials may include thermocol, different kind of papers, wire, string, ice-cream sticks, toothpicks, matchsticks etc. Students have to create 3-D models within the time frame. Each model must be accompanied by a caption and a write up of around 60 to 100 words.
NIFT Situation Test 2017: Few questions
Note: Write about your product designed
Materials Provided: Thermocol, 6 Pastel sheets, 1 thread roll, 1 meter fabric, Cardboard, Mount board, Thermocol balls etc.
NIFT Situation Test 2016: Few questions
Note: Write in 60 words about your product designed
Materials Provided: Cardboard, A4 sheets in white, red & gray, Gateway sheet A4, Transparency sheet A4, White thread & needle, Colored rubber bands, Quilling paper strips in all colours, Gray crepe paper Wire, Straw pipes.