SOFT CET 2020 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme and Syllabus

    Neha Rani Neha Rani
    Exams Prep Master

    SOFT CET is an online test of 150 minutes duration and the maximum mark is 60. The online test is divided into four sections viz. Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal/Non-verbal reasoning, Analytical Ability, and Creative Ability.

    • SOFT CET 2020 is expected to be from May 8 – 11, 2020 (Online test, Studio test and Personal Interview).
    • There are 60 multiple choice questions present in the question paper.
    • Each questions will carry one mark on the other hand no mark will be deducted for the incorrect response. Check SOFT CET Marking Scheme
    • Candidates will have 150 minutes to complete the online test.
    • SOFT CET 2020 syllabus will be defined by the college. Check SOFT CET Syllabus

    School of Fashion Technology, Pune conducts Common Entrance Test (SOFT CET) every year for the candidates who want to make their career in fashion designing. SOFT CET is a university level entrance exam conducted by the School of Fashion Technology for 10+2/HSC candidates who wish to get admission in undergraduate programmes offered by the design college.

    SOFT CET 2020 Admission process will be a three-tiered process. All candidates need bto appear for the below-mentioned tests in order to secure admission in design programmes offered at School of Fashion Technology, Pune.

    • Online Test: 60 Marks
    • Studio Test/Group Discussions: 140 Marks
    • Personal Interview: 50 Marks

    SOFT CET 2020 Pattern Highlights

    Date of ExamMay 8 to 11, 2020
    Conducting BodySchool of Fashion Technology
    Mode of ExamOnline
    Paper TypeObjective
    Medium of ExamEnglish
    Duration of Exam150 minutes

    SOFT CET 2020 Exam Pattern

    SOFT CET 2020 will be held in online mode (Computer Based Test). 150 minutes will be given to candidates to give the exam. No candidate will be allotted extra time to complete their exam.

    1. The maximum marks will be 60.
    2. The online test will be divided into four sections viz. Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal/Non-verbal reasoning, Analytical Ability, and Creative Ability.
    3. The question paper will comprise 60 Multiple Choice Questions.
    4. One mark will be awarded to candidate for every correct answer.
    5. No mark will be deducted for incorrect answer.

    Before appearing in any stage of SOFT CET, candidates must go through SOFT CET 2020 Exam Pattern.

    SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks
    Quantitative Aptitude1515
    Verbal/Non-verbal reasoning1515
    Analytical Ability1515
    Creative Ability1515

    SOFT CET 2020 Marking Scheme

    SOFT CET 2020 question paper will consist of a total of 60 marks. One marks will be awarded to the candidate for each right answer while no mark will be deducted from his score for each wrong answer. Studio Test/Group Discussion will be of 140 marks and Personal Interview will be of 50 marks.

    Online Exam60
    Studio Test/Group Discussion140
    Personal Interview50
    Total Marks250

    SOFT CET 2020 Syllabus

    There will be no fixed SOFT CET 2020 syllabus defined by the college. However, based on the previous year papers and mock test, we have compiled some topics from each section, which aspirants should prepare before appearing in SOFT CET 2020.

    SOFT CET 2020 Syllabus comprises of the four subjects that are given below:

    Quantitative Aptitude

    Percentages and its applications
    Ratio and its Aapplications
    Numbers and its applications
    Geometry and its applications

    Verbal/Non-Verbal Reasoning

    Mathematical OperationsInserting the Missing Character
    Verification of True StatementStatement Assumptions
    Assertion & ReasonTheme Detection
    Sequence PuzzlesLogical Sequence of Words
    Direction Sense TestLogical Venn Diagram 
    Series CompletionConstruction of Squares & Triangles
    Arithmetic ReasoningRule Detection
    Cause & Effect ReasoningMirror Images & Water Images
    Figure Formation & AnalysisPaper Folding Cubes & Dice
    Completing Incomplete Pattern

    Analytical Ability

    Blood Relations
    Direction Sense
    Data Structures
    Clocks and Calendars

    Creative Ability

    Questions under this section evaluate aspirants on their ability to create new designs and illustrations.

    SOFT CET 2020 Exam Day Instructions

    These are some important instructions for SOFT CET Exam that candidates should follow: -

    • No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination center other than that allotted to him/her in the Admit Card.
    • No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination center/hall without Admit Card.
    • After the invigilator’s verification of SOFT CET 2020 Admit Card of the candidate, he must sign on the attendance sheet in the presence of the invigilator and mention the hall ticket number also.
    • Students should follow the instructions given by the invigilators in the examination room.
    • Candidates should not indulge in any argument with the invigilators or other staff involved in the examination duty at the examination center.
    • They should neither talk to each other nor discuss any matter during the examination.
    • Applicants should not disturb other candidates in the examination room and maintain complete silence during the examination.
    • Candidates will not be permitted to carry any electronic device and study material at examination hall like (Mobile, Bluetooth, Pager, watch, test series, books, model papers, etc.)
    • The decision of SOFT, Pune shall be final in all matters.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College




    Sumita Bhattacharya

    Please provide a sample paper

    19 Dec, 2019 15:38
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sumita, you can check the Practice Papers of this exam from here.

    20 Dec, 2019 10:15

    for which enterance i should apply design entranc exam or B.Des entrance exam? I am Appearing in HSC and exam will be feb 2018

    05 Dec, 2017 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Komal, Numbers of entrance exams are conducted for bachelor of designing. You can apply any of these entrance exam-




    4)SOFT You can get details of these exam from their official website.

    15 May, 2018 18:51

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