NCIDQ Exam -- IDFX Content

The Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX) addresses the revised content areas of Building Systems, Construction Standards and Design Application starting in Spring 2016. Candidates are given three hours to complete the IDFX.

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Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX)

CONTENT DISTRIBUTION

1. Programming and Site Analysis 15 Questions
15% of test
2. Human Behavior and the Designed Environment 10 Questions
10% of test
3. Building Systems and Construction 15 Questions
15% of test
4. Furniture, Finishes, Equipment and Lighting 15 Questions
15% of test
5. Construction Drawings and Specifications 20 Questions
20% of test
6. Technical Drawing Conventions 15 Questions
15% of test
7. Design Communication 10 Questions
10% of test