NIFT Situation Test Crash Course At Sanyukta Singh Studio : 

Introduction : 

The NIFT Situation Test is a crucial phase in the selection process for the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) program. It assesses your ability to be creative, handle materials, and model three dimensions. The goal of this crash course is to give you the essential knowledge and abilities you need to succeed even with a limited amount of preparation time. Let's get started on the comprehensive plan to maximize your time for preparation.


Understanding the NIFT Situation Test and How We Conduct Class at Sanyukta Singh Studio : 

The Situation Test assesses your ability to create models using the given materials within a specified time. It tests your:

• Creativity and Innovation

• Understanding of Materials

• Three-Dimensional Visualization

• Time Management


Phase 1: Getting Started (Days 1-5) The initial phase is about understanding the test format and gathering resources.


Days 1-2:

• Study the Test Pattern: Review previous years' Situation Test models and instructions.

• Gather Materials: Collect a variety of materials such as paper, fabric, wire, clay, and other craft supplies.

• Set Up a Workspace: Designate a clutter-free area for your practice sessions.


Days 3-5:

• Familiarize Yourself with Materials: Spend time understanding the properties and possibilities of different materials.

• Basic Craft Techniques: Learn and practice basic cutting, folding, and joining techniques.


Phase 2: Developing Core Skills (Days 6-20)

This phase focuses on building your core skills in model-making and material handling.


Creative Skills and 3D Modeling (Days 6-12) :

• Daily Practice: Create simple models each day using different materials.

• Experimentation: Try out various design ideas and techniques to understand what works best.

• Concept Development: Work on developing concepts from given themes or prompts.


Material Handling and Detailing (Days 13-20) :

• Material Manipulation: Practice bending, cutting, and joining materials in innovative ways.

• Detailing: Focus on adding fine details to your models to make them stand out.

• Time Management: Time your practice sessions to ensure you can complete models within the given timeframe.


Phase 3: Advanced Practice and Mock Tests (Days 21-35) : 

Advanced Techniques (Days 21-27):

• Complex Models: Challenge yourself with more complex designs and structures.

• Theme-Based Models: Create models based on specific themes to develop your adaptability.

• Feedback: Seek feedback from peers or mentors to identify areas of improvement.


Mock Situation Tests (Days 28-35):

• Simulate Test Conditions: Conduct full mock tests under timed conditions to simulate the actual test environment.

• Analyze Performance: Review your models critically, focusing on creativity, execution, and time management.

• Iterate and Improve: Use the insights gained from mock tests to refine your techniques and strategies.


Phase 4: Final Preparation (Days 36-45) : 

The final phase is dedicated to intensive practice and fine-tuning your approach.

Comprehensive Revision (Days 36-40) :

• Review Key Concepts: Revisit important techniques and concepts.

• Polish Your Skills: Focus on perfecting your strengths and addressing any remaining weaknesses.

• Material Management: Practice efficient use of materials to avoid wastage during the test.


Peak Performance (Days 41-45) :

• Final Mock Tests: Conduct a few more mock tests to boost your confidence.

• Self-Care: Ensure you get enough rest, eat well, and stay hydrated to maintain peak performance levels.

• Positive Mindset: Stay positive and confident as you approach the test day.


 Fee Structure  100 hours  8000 INR


Additional Tips for Success : 

• Stay Updated: Keep yourself informed about current trends and themes in the design industry.

• Regular Practice: Consistent practice is key to mastering the Situation Test.

• Seek Guidance: Utilize mentors, tutors, or online resources for additional support and feedback.

• Innovate: Don’t be afraid to try new ideas and push the boundaries of your creativity.

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