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SOFT CET 2018 - School of Fashion Technology Common Entrance Test

SOFT CET 2018 B Design and PG Diploma Programs


School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) Pune invites application for admission to B. Design, and Industry Integrated Programs with International Exposure for the academic year 2018-19



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


Courses Offered

B. Design in Affiliation with S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Mumbai: 4 Year Program with Specialization in
Fashion Design

Fashion Design Course covers aspects such as Design process, Design Development and Design Research. Students are equipped with computer skills at Design and Production level. Understanding the need and dominance of the Mass and Customized market, the course also delivers the necessary inputs in Design wise Pattern- Making, Construction Of Apparels, etc


Fashion Communication

Fashion Communication Course equips the students to market the graphic and visual communication art that is essential to promote the fashion product in a right way. Emphasis is given on Fashion Styling / Visual Merchandising and fashion journalism


Textile Design

Textile Design Course equips the students to design fabric i.e. fashion textiles for the domestic and international consumption. The program emphasizes on design and development of textiles and its value addition, which is a basic raw material for fashion designers


Jewellery Design

Jewellery Design offers exclusive and in-depth knowledge of the Design, Merchandising, Production and Technology involved in Jewellery Industry at National & International level. The Course also offer great job opportunities in various streams like Hand Sketch Jewellery Designer,CAD Jewellery Designer, Merchandiser, Marketing Head, Export and much more


Industry Integrated Programs with International Exposure Jointly by SOFT and AC&M:

1. Fashion Design (Undergraduate & Postgraduate Program)
Fashion Design, a 3-Year intensive skill oriented industry integrated Program is a means to create Fashion Designers with strong skill sets that makes the candidates stand out at International fashion scenario

2. Fashion Brand Design & Technology (Postgraduate Program)
Fashion Brand Design & Technology, 2- Year Postgraduate Program covers exclusive inputs in Design Process, Design Development, Design Research alongwith the production process for knits and woven. Intensive industry integrated projects, workshops and modules are embedded in this program

3. Fashion Buying & Merchandising (Postgraduate Program)


Eligibility Criteria

For U.G. Program – B. Design (Affiliated to S.N.D.T Women’s University, Mumbai)

XII 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
SOFT CET – Online test + Studio Test + Personal Interview to be cleared


For Diploma Program – Fashion Design

XII Pass in any Stream
Including National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)
SOFT CET + Studio Test +Personal Interview


For P.G. Diploma Programs

Graduate in any stream (10+2+3 or equivalent)
SOFT CET + Studio Test /Group Discussion +Personal Interview


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


Exam Centre

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



SOFT 2018 - Registration Form: https://softcet.in/Registration.aspx

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.3000/-, 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

For further details on the admission procedure, please visit the website www.softcet.in


Important Dates


Registration for Online Test: 30th November 2017 to 25th March 2018


Registration for Online Test (with late fee): 31st March 2018


Online Test: 18th - 20th May 2018 (Date to be chosen by students at the time of registration)


Date of Merit List: Start: 28th May - 4th June 2018


Last Date to confirm Admission by Email/Payment: 06th June 2018


Session Begins from:02nd July 2018


School of Fashion Technology (SOFT), Pune

(Maharshi Karve Street ShikshanSamatha’s), Institute of Fashion Design Management and Technology (IFDMT), School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) Pune, Sr.13/1/2, NarheAmbegaon, Opp. to Vision English Medium School, Pune-411041, Telephone: 91 20 66833700/66833701, Email: admission@soft.ac.in, Website www.softcet.in


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