NIFT 2019NIFT 2019

NIFT 2019 Application Form can be filled till 3rd January 2019 with late fee. NIFT conducts its own entrance exam on a national level for providing admission in its campus. It offers various UG & PG professional courses in the field of Design. The 16 affiliated campuses of the NIFT consider the NIFT entrance exam score to offer admissions. It is conducted once in a year. Candidates can check details of NIFT 2019 application form in this article.

 

Candidates are advised to fill the NIFT 2019 application form carefully as per the instruction given on the prospectus. Incorrect or improper applications will be rejected.

  • The application form has been released from 22nd October 2018.
  • The NIFT application 2019 can be filled through online mode only.
  • Candidates can fill the application form till 28th December 2018 and till 3rd January 2019 on payment of late fee.
  • The editing in application form will be commenced from the 29th December 2018 to 3rd January 2019.
  • Candidates those will pay the application fee through offline (DD) mode, have to send the filled-in application form along with DD to the address given below

 

Application Fee:

The application fee will be Rs. 2000/- (Rs. 1000/- for reserve categories). The fee can be submitted through credit card/debit card and net banking.

In case the payment through DD, it will be drawn in favour of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi. The application fee will be non-refundable in any case.

 

Eligibility Criteria

For applying in NIFT 2019, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria given below:

 

Age Criteria:

  • No age limit to apply for PG courses.
  • The upper age limit for UG courses is 23 years as on 1st October 2018.
  • There is a 5 years of age relaxation for reserve category candidates (SC/ST/PwD).

Required Qualification:

  • For UG Courses: Candidates those passed/appearing their 12th exam from a recognized Central or State Board can apply. Those pass 3 or 4 years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education are also eligible to apply.
  • For PG Courses: Candidates should have bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized university/institution. For M.Des, only the candidates those passed diploma from NID/NIFT can apply.

 

NIFT 2019 Application Correction

 

The correction facility will be provided by the authority from 29th December 2018 to till 3rd January 2019.

The candidates can access the correction facility to edit information submitted in the application form. However, candidates cannot change the preference of exam city center.

The correction/modification can be done in personal and education qualification details. Once the correction window will be closed, no candidates will be allowed for further correction.

 

How to Apply for NIFT Entrance Exam

Candidates can get the guidelines to how to fill the NIFT application form.

  • Go to the official website (link will be given above).
  • Click on ‘Fresh Candidate to create Log In’ link.
  • Fill name, date of birth, email Id, category and programme applied for.
  • Enter the verification code and click on ‘Submit’ button.
  • After that click on ‘Proceed to Login’.
  • Enter email Id and DOB and click on ‘Login’ button.
  • Click on step 1 and start filling the details required.
  • Click on ‘Save’ button and proceed for step 2.
  • In this step, upload the scanned photograph and signature (not greater than 50 KB) in JPG/JPEG format.
  • After that click on ‘Next’ button.
  • Now, pay the fee by selecting any one of the payment mode.
  • Reference number will be sent to the candidates. Note down it and keep securely.
  • At the end, take the printout of the filled-in application form.

 

 

 

 

 


NIFT 2017 Application Form

  • Candidates will get the NIFT 2017 Application Form via online process through the official website of NIFT.
  • There is not any other mode is available to fill and submit the application form.
  • The application fee will be Rs.1500/- for General/OBC (Non-Creamy) Category and Rs.750/- for SC/ ST/ PHP candidates.
  • The fee payment will be done through online payment gateway or demand draft (DD) of any bank.

     

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must comply with the eligibility criteria before applying:


Eligibility for undergraduate courses:

  • The maximum age should be 23 years as on 1st October, 2016 for general candidates.
  • 5 years relaxation will be given on maximum age limit for SC, ST or Differently Abled Person (PHP) candidates.
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent exam from any recognized central/state board.
  • Candidates who have cleared 3-4 year diploma recognized by AICTE or State Board of Technical Education are also eligible to apply.
  • Appearing candidates are also eligible to apply.

     

Eligibility for postgraduate courses:

  • There is not any minimum or maximum age limit for master programmes.
  • For M.Des and M.F.M programme, candidates must have passed an undergraduate degree from any institution/university recognized by law in India.
  • For M.F.Tech course, candidates should have cleared B.F.Tech. from NIFT or B.E/B.Tech from any institution/university recognized by law in India.
  • Candidates appearing in qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.

NIFT 2017 Result

The NIFT Result 2017 will be provided to students in the month of May/June, 2017. Candidates can check their results through the official portal of the authority. Candidates are required to visit the official website and enter their registration number/ roll number and click on submit button to generate results. Candidates are suggested to take printout of the result for further use.


Admission Process

After the written exam, candidates will be shortlisted to take Situation test/Group Discussion (GD) / Interview as applicable. The notification regarding counselling & admission will be available in the official website. Tentatively counselling will start from the month of June, 2017. For counselling procedure, candidates are required to bring the necessary documents along with their photocopies for the document verification process. After seat allotment candidates have to report to the allotted NIFT campus within the prescribed time and date for completing admission process.


National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has been conducted NIFT 2016 Entrance Exam for admission to all Undergraduate programmes on February 14, 2016. Based on the result of the entrance exam, NIFT provides admission to following Undergraduate programmes:
 

Bachelor of Design (B.Des)

  • Fashion Design

  • Leather Design

  • Accessory Design

  • Textile Design

  • Knitwear Design

  • Fashion Communication

    Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech)

  • Apparel Production

  • Latest: NIFT 2016 Result has been declared.


    There will be three stages of admission viz. Paper Based Test (PBT), Situation Test, Group Discussion and Interview will be provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility criteria, NIFT said in a statement.

     

    “During verification at any time before or after the Written Test, Situation Test, Group Discussion and Interview (as the case may be), if it is found that candidate does not fulfill the eligibility criteria, his/her candidature for the examination shall stand cancelled without any notice or further reference,” the statement said.

     

    Exam Name: National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Exam
     

    Commonly known as: NIFT Entrance Exam

     

    Exam type: National level

     

    Exam Category: Undergraduate level

     

    Conducting Authority: National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)

     




    About NIFT:

    National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) was set up in the year 1986 under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. A Statutory Institute governed by the NIFT Act 2006 has branches at Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Rae Bareli and Shillong.


    NIFT 2016 Eligibility Criteria:

    Age Limit-

  • For Bachelor Programmes, maximum age limit is 23 years as on October 1, 2015. The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribe/ Differently Abled Person (PHP) subject to following qualifications.

  • Academic Qualification-

  • For Bachelor of Design (B.Des), candidates must have passed the 10+2 level examination.

  • For Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech), candidates must have passed the 10+2 level examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

NIFT 2016 Result: Result of NIFT 2016 has declared for the candidates who appeared in the entrance exam. Candidates have been shortlisted for the next stage of admission on the basis of the NIFT result. 

NIFT 2016 Application Form:

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has started NIFT 2016 Application Form from October 20, 2015 for the candidates who wish to apply for NIFT 2016 entrance exam. Last date of submission of application form was January 10, 2016.
 

NIFT 2016 Application Feefor General / OBC (Non-Creamy) Category was Rs.1500/- and for SC / ST / PHP Category was Rs.750/- to be paid via payment gateway or Demand Draft.


NIFT 2016 Exam Centres: The NIFT 2016 entrance exam was conducted at 32 exam centres across the country. Candidates can check the list of all 32 exam centres/cities by clicking on the above link.


NIFT 2016 Admit Card: Admit Card of NIFT 2016 was made available for downloading to the candidates from January 21, 2016. NIFT did not send admit card by post to any candidate. Aspirants must download the admit card as is available online by official sources.

 

  • Mode of Exam: This exam will be conducted in offline mode (pen and paper mode).
  • Negative Marking: There will be no provision of negative marking.
  • Phase 1 – Paper Based Test (PBT) – All UG and PG Programmes (CAT and GAT Exam)
    Phase 2 – Paper Based Test (PBT) – B.Des & M.Des Programmes (CAT and GAT Exam)
    Phase 2 – Computer Based Test (CBT) – B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech Programmes (GAT Exam)

  • Papers: This exam has been divided into two parts GAT (General Ability Test) and CAT (Creative Ability Test).
  • No. of Questions: Total 150 questions will be asked in GAT test.
  • Language: The GAT question paper will be asked in English language.
  • Duration: The test duration will be 2 hours (120 minutes).

NIFT Counselling 2019 - Schedule, Fee & Admission Procedure

 

NIFT Counselling 2019 will be organized by NIFT at the end of May. Candidates who will successfully qualify the exam will only participate in counselling process. It will be conducted in multiple rounds in 16 different campuses of NIFT. 

Students are required to register themselves separately at nift.ac.in. to participate in NIFT 2019 counselling. There is No registration fee for the first round of counselling. For subsequent rounds, candidates will have to pay INR 5000.

 

  • One can get registered using their credentials namely NIFT Form Number, Date of Birth (DOB) and Password.
  • While getting registered, candidates have to select a counselling campus they will participate in as well. 
  • Upon successful registration, a system generated letter will be issued to the candidate. The letter will contain details of the Nodal Officer and the documents required for counselling and admission process. 
  • Those who will fail to reach at counselling will forfeit their allocated seat.

NIFT 2019 Counselling and Seat Allotment Schedule​

Commencement of NIFT counselling 2019 round 1 

Registration for counselling of all programmes Last week of May 2019 to the first week of June 2019
Counselling Schedule for Person With Disability (PWD) Candidates (all Categories & Programmes)*
Programmes Category PWD Category Rank Counselling Date
Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Gen- PWD 1 to 37 1st week of June 2019 
OBC (NC)-PWD 1 to 20
SC- PWD 1 to 4
ST- PWD 1
Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) Gen-PWD 1 to 5
OBC (NC)-PWD 1 to 6

Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F. Tech.)

NIFT counselling 2019 schedule of all category candidates including General, SC, ST, OBC (Non-Creamy), NRI & State Domicile
Date Category No. of candidates Common Merit Rank
2ndweek of June 2019 This includes candidates from GEN, SC, OBC, ST, State Domicile / Children & Wards of NRI (subject to availability of seats) 150 001-150
2ndweek of June 2019 160 151-311
2ndweek of June 2019 170 312-482
3rd week of June 2019 180 483-662
3rd week of June 2019 200 663-862
3rd week of June 2019 GEN, SC, OBC, ST, State Domicile/Children & Wards of NRI (subject to seat availability) All candidates having common merit rank from 863 to 1574
3rd week of June 2019 GEN, ST, SC, OBC, State Domicile / Children & Wards of NRI (subject to seat availability) All candidates having common merit rank from 1575 to 2581

NIFT 2019 Seat Allotment Round 2 Schedule

Event Date
Display of seats  4th week of July 2019
Start of second round of counselling  4th week of July 2019
Registration for NIFT counselling 2019 (all programmes) 4th week of July 2019
Counselling at NIFT campuses  Last week of July onwards

Documents Required for NIFT Counselling 2019

Candidates, who are called for the NIFT 2019 counselling, must carry the below mentioned original documents along with their photocopies for admission procedure. After verification, NIFT will return the original certificates to them apart from the medical certificate. 

  • Valid PWD certificate
  • Photograph (2 passport & 4 stamp size)
  • Certificate of clearing 10+2/equivalent examination
  • System generated letter/e-mail received by the candidate
  • Copy of 12th class school leaving certificate (for domicile seats only)
  • Certificate from the Board from which he/she passed the High School/Higher Secondary Examination
  • Semester fee – Demand draft of Rs. 1,10,450/- (Non-NRI) drawn in favour of the NIFT HO payable at the city of the counselling
  • Certificate of clearing 10+2/equivalent examination, showing the subjects offered by him/her in the exam. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics for B.F.Tech.
  • Certificate from the prescribed authority showing that he/she belongs to an SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy) category. (Applicable only to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy) category
  • Undertaking for the candidate seeking provisional admission-(Annexure-I)
  • Undertaking from the students, as per provisions of anti-ragging (Annexure-II)
  • Form for withdrawal of admission (Annexure-III)
  • Undertaking about eligibility, fee and refund (Annexure IV)
  • Medical fitness certificate in the prescribed format (Annexure VI)
  • Authorization letter from the candidates, who are not in a position to attend in person (Annexure VII) (not applicable for PWD candidates)

Note- If any of the above-mentioned documents are in any other language than Hindi/English, then an authentic translation in English/Hindi should be produced duly verified by the issuing institution/gazetted officer/self-attested by the candidate at the time of NIFT Counselling 2019. A candidate failing to do so will not be considered for admissions. 

 

 

NIFT 2019 Counselling Process

Candidates have to follow the procedure given below to participate in the counselling.

  1. Registration
  • First of all candidates has to register themselves on the official website.
  • Without doing registration no candidate will be allowed to appear in the counselling rounds.
  • Candidates can register for the counselling by using their credentials, such as form number, date of birth and password.
  1. Campus Choice
  • At the time of registration, candidates have to fill the campus choice in which they want to appear in the counselling.
  • Candidates can select one of the 16 campuses of NIFT.
  1. Download Call Letter
  • After successful registration, a “system generated letter”, will be received by the candidate through SMS and e-mail on their registered mobile and email id.
  • The letter will contain the details of the Nodal Officer and the documents required for Counselling and Admission.
  1. Counselling
  • The counselling will take place on the campus, which is selected by the candidate through offline mode.
  • Candidates have to report the counselling center in a given reporting time for the document verification and allocation of seats.

NIFT 2019 Reservation of Seats

There are some seats which will be reserved for the categories such as SC/ST/Differently Abled Candidates (PHP)/Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI in each programme which is given below:

 

Categories Seats Reserved (%)
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OBC (Non- Creamy) 27%
Differently Abled Candidates (PHP) 3%
Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI 15%
State Domicile 20%

Cancellation of NIFT Admission 2019

A candidate can face the cancellation of his/her candidature under the following circumstances:

  1. Qualifying NIFT Entrance Exam does not entitle a candidate with admission confirmation. 
  2. If the organizing authorities are not satisfied with the character, past behaviour or antecedents of the candidate, then there admission can be cancelled.
  3. Director of the Campus can cancel the admission granted to any candidate at any stage if it is found that the candidate has got admission in any Campus /Program on the basis of false information, or by hiding relevant facts. Also, if it is found that admission given due to any mistake or oversight the admission granted will be cancelled without any prior notice and at any time during the course of his studies. Fee deposited by the candidate will be forfeited.
  4. During verification, before or after the Written Test, Situation Test, Group Discussion and Interview (as the case may be), if it is found that candidate doesn’t fulfill the eligibility criteria, their candidature admission stands cancelled without any notice or further reference.
  5. A candidate must report to allotted NIFT Campus within 7 days of commencement of the session. If candidate fails to do so then the admission of the candidate gets cancelled without any intimation and the tuition fee paid will be forfeited.
  6. The Director General can cancel the admission of any student for specific reason or debar him for a certain period.
  7. Merit will be valid only for the programme for which the candidate has appeared. Admission to any other category/course will not be considered.

 

 


NIFT Application Dates 2019

 

Events

Dates

Commencement of NIFT 2019 online application

October 22, 2018

Last date of NIFT application 2019

December 28, 2018

End date to fill the application form of NIFT 2019 with late fee December 29, 2018 -January 3, 2019 (11:59 p.m)
Last date to make requisite changes in the applictaion form  December 29, 2018- January 3, 2019 

Availability of online admit card of NIFT 2019

January 10, 2019

NIFT entrance test 2019 (GAT and CAT)

January 20, 2019

NIFT result 2019 for B.Ftech 

March 6, 2019

NIFT 2019 result for B.Des  March 25, 2019

Registration for NIFT 2019 situation test

March 27 to April 2, 2019 

Situation Test/Group Discussion/Interview

April-May 2019

Declaration of final result (online)

End of May 2019

NIFT 2019 counselling process (round 1)

Second and third week of June 2019

NIFT 2019 counselling process (round 2)

Third week of July 2019

 

 

NIFT 2017 Important Dates:


ADMISSION CALENDAR

Online Application 02nd November 2016 to 10th January 2017
Last Date for submission

10th January, 2017

Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000/- (in addition to the applicable application fee) through Credit/Debit Card only. In case of Demand Draft, the print out of application alongwith Demand Draft should reach the given address before 16th January, 2017 16th January, 2017
Written Entrance Examination for all UG & PG Programmes 12th February, 2017
Situation Test/ Group Discussion/ Interview April - May 2017
Admit Card (Online only) 21st January 2017 (1300 Hrs)

Declaration of Final Result (Online)

End of May/ June 2017

Counselling June 2017 onwards


NIFT 2016 Important Dates – Candidates, who wish to get admission to Bachelor of Design (B.Des) and Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) at the institute, must check the list of Important Dates of NIFT 2016. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has specified all the NIFT 2016 Important Dates in a table, which have been published below for the convenience of the students.

Online Registration for NIFT 2016 entrance exam has started on October 20, 2015. Last date for Online Registration is January 10, 2016. Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000/- is January 16, 2016. Written Entrance Examination for all Undergraduate Programmes are February 14, 2016. Admit card for the exam will be available from January 21, 2016.
 

Candidates must go through the list of the NIFT 2016 Important Dates so that they do not miss out any important event related to the admission procedure.


NIFT 2016 Important Dates:

Event

Date

Online Registration starts

October 20, 2015

Last date for Online Registration

January 10, 2016

Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000/-

January 16, 2016

Admit Card (Online only)

January 21, 2016 (1300 Hrs)

Written Entrance Examination for all UG & PG Programmes

February 14, 2016

Situation Test / Group Discussion / Interview

April – May 2016

Declaration of Final Result (Online)

End of May / June 2016

Counselling

June 2016 onwards

 

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) was set up in the year 1986 under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. A Statutory Institute governed by the NIFT Act 2006 has branches at Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Rae Bareli and Shillong.


 

 


Seat Availability 2017



Seat Reservation 2016

The reservations of seats for different categories are mentioned below:

  • SC – 15%
  • ST – 7.5%
  • OBC (Non-Creamy) – 27%
  • Differently Abled Person (PHP) – 3%
  • Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI – 15% (supernumerary)
  • State Domicile – 20% (supernumerary)

Total Seats in NIFT

Total Seats

2800

Bachelor

2190

Masters

610

 

 

 

 

 


Total Colleges and Seats


Sl No

City

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Total

1

New Delhi

210

85

295

2

Chennai

210

55

265

3

Mumbai

180

60

240

4

Calcutta

210

30

240

5

Bangalore

180

55

235

6

Hyderabad

180

30

210

7

Kannur

150

60

210

8

Gandhinagar

150

55

205

9

Patna

150

30

180

10

Bhuvneshwar

150

30

180

11

Raibareli

120

30

150

12

Kangra

150

 

150

13

Bhopal

60

30

90

14

Jodhpur

30

30

60

15

Shilong

60

30

90

 

 

2190

610

2800


Total Branch and Seats

Two Course offer for Bachelor degree 

  • Bachelor of Design
  • Fashion Technology

Bachelors Degree

Seats

Bachelor of Design

1830

Bachelor of fashion Technology

360

Total

2190


There are 6 Branch in Bachelor of Design


Sl No

 Branch

1830

1

Fashion Design

390

2

Leather Design

120

3

Accessory Design

390

4

Textile Design

360

5

Knitwear Design

210

6

Fashion Communication

360

  Total

1830


Three Course offer for Master degree


 

Master's Degree

 Seats

Master of Fashion Management

420

Master of Fashion Technology

110

Master of Design

90

Total

610