The NIFT situation test takes place after the GAT (General Ability Test) and CAT (Creative Ability Test). In the situation test students are mostly asked to prepare a three-dimensional model with the materials given. Some of the material include colored paper, thermocol balls and sheets, wire clay, ice-cream sticks, cardboard. In the given time the candidate must come up with. It is crucial that the candidate only uses the material that they have to offer. Other things the candidate is allowed to carry is scissors, glue, paper cutter and pens. The situation test is to scrutinize the candidate’s innovative/creative abilities,their material handling skills and color composition techniques. The practicality of what is presented is also noticed. It is important to have an eye for detail and make your presentation as neat as possible. The examiner grades the candidate’s conceptualization skills while view their model.