School of Fashion Technology SOFT Pune Common Entrance Test 2017

School of Fashion Technology - UG Programs and PG Diploma Programs 2017

School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) Pune invites application for admission to B. Design, FAD, BFD and PG Diploma Courses for the academic year 2017-18.


Established in 1998, School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) conducts CET to offer admission to aspirants in Undergraduate Programmes on offer by the Design College. SOFT also offers Diploma and PG Diploma Design Programmes to candidates

Courses Offered

Under Graduate Programmes

a) Affiliated to S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Mumbai
(i) Bachelor of Design (B.Design) - 4 years
(ii) Fashion Design
(iii) Fashion Communication
(iv) Textile Design

b) In Technical Support with National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
UG Diploma in Fashion Apparel Design (FAD) + B.Sc. (FD) Dual Certification Programme of Diploma in Technical support with NIFT + Degree of B.Sc. (FD) from Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) at a time

Post Graduate Programmes

Technical Support with NIFT

(a) PG Diploma in Apparel Production & Merchandising Management (APMM) - 2 Years

(b) PG Diploma in Fashion Design & Clothing Technology (FDCT) - 2 Years

(c) PG Diploma in Computer Assisted Textile Design (CATD) - 2 Years

(d) PG Diploma in Fashion Design & Clothing Technology (FDCT) - 1 Year - Only for Fashion Graduates

Eligibility Criteria

For U.G. Programme - B. Design (Affiliated to SNDT Women’s University):
XIIth Pass in any Stream - Arts/Commerce/Science/Home Science/Minimum Competency Vocational Course (MCVC) including National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)
Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education (MSBTE)/State Govt. Technical Education full time diploma of minimum 2 years after Std. X
For NRI & Foreign students with equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi

For U.G. Programme - B. Design (Direct 2nd year Admission):
Three year Diploma recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Five year Diploma in Fine Arts recognized by the State Technical Board
Successful completion of 1st year Degree from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)

For U.G. Diploma Program - F.A.D. + B.Sc. (FD) (In Technical Support with NIFT):
XIIth Pass in any Stream - Arts/Commerce/Science/Home Science including National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)

For PG Diploma Programmes: Graduate in any stream (10+2+3 or equivalent)

For PG Diploma Programme (1-year): Graduation in Fashion - 3 years education in the field of fashion after 12th

Exam Pattern

The Entrance Exam will consist of Online Test + Studio Test/Group Discussions + Personal Interview. It is mandatory for all the candidates to give all three tests. The Online Test will contain following sections:

i. Quantitative Aptitude (15 questions & 15 marks)

ii. Verbal/Non-verbal reasoning (15 questions & 15 marks)

iii. Analytical Ability (15 questions & 15 marks)

iv. Creative Ability (15 questions & 15 marks)

Total - 60 Questions and 60 Marks

The candidates are directed to attempt all questions since there is No Negative Marking

Online Test: 60 marks

Studio Test/Group Discussions - 140 marks

Personal Interview - 50 marks

Total - 250 marks

SOFT CET 2017 Exam Centre

The official website informs, "The online test, the studio test and the personal interview of the candidate will be conducted in the premises of SOFT as per the date chosen by the candidate."
It may be noted that all the three tests (online test, studio test, and personal interview) will be conducted on a single day

How to Apply

SOFT 2017 - Registration Form:

Logins will be accepted latest till 10.20 am in respective shifts but log out time will remain the same

Each candidate is allowed only one attempt of the Online Test. If the candidate wishes to appear again, she will have to pay the examination fees again

After registration for Online Test and payment of Rs.2500/-, the candidate will get a username, password and 20 practice questions (mock test) to solve within 7-days from registration. The candidate is directed to use the same username and password for the Online Test

Duly send the filled application to the following address "School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) Pune, SOFT Campus, Near Cummins Engineering College, Karve Nagar, Pune-411052" (Maharashtra)

For further details on the admission procedure, please visit the website

Important Dates

Registration for Online Test: 10th January to 25th March 2017
Registration for Online Test (with late fee): 31st March 2017

Online Test-1

For UG-B.Design with SNDT Women’s University: 18th May 2017 (10.00 am - 11.30 am)

Online Test-2

For UG-FAD Course with Technical support with NIFT: 20th May 2017 (10.00 am - 11.30 am)

Date of Merit List: Start: 29th May 2017

Date of Merit List: End: 04th June 2017

Admission Confirmation End Date: 06th June 2017

Session Begins from 02nd week of July 2017

School of Fashion Technology (SOFT), Pune

(Maharshi Karve Street Shikshan Samatha’s), Institute of Fashion Design Management and Technology (IFDMT), School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) Pune, Sr.13/1/2, Narhe Ambegaon, Opp. to Vision English Medium School, Pune-411041, Telephone: 91 20 66833700/66833701, Email: [email protected], Website