NIFT Admission and Entrance Exam 2018 details have been announced. NIFT invites applications from eligible candidates for admission 2018-2019. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) offers admission in Bachelor of Design, Master of Design, Bachelor of Fashion Technology, Master of Fashion Management and Master of Fashion Technology. Details of NIFT 2018 admissions are given here for candidates like application form, admit card, important dates, eligibility criteria, etc.

Latest: Application form of NIFT admission 2018 is available. Apply from the link provided below.

NIFT 2018

The admission in NIFT is granted on the basis of General Ability Test (GAT) or Creative Ability Test (CAT). For B.Des and M.Des admission, the CAT will be held from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm, whereas, the GAT will be held from 02:30 pm to 04:30 pm. However, for the remaining courses, only GAT will be held, from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm. The candidates may check the important dates for NIFT admission from the table below.

Important Event Dates
Online Application 18 Oct 2017
Last date for NIFT Online Application 29 Dec 2017
Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000/- 02 Jan 2018
Form correction 30 Dec 2017 – 02 Jan 2018
Download NIFT Admit Card 2018 09 Jan 2018
Written Entrance Examination for all UG & PG Programmes 21 Jan 2018
Declaration of Result (Online) Feb / Mar 2018
Situation Test / Group Discussion / Interview April – May 2018
Declaration of Final Result (Online) May / Jun 2018

Based on the choice, all eligible candidates will have to appear for a written entrance examination at the Examination Centres opted by them. The written entrance examination is designed to test the knowledge, skill and aptitude of the candidates for the programme opted.

NIFT Other Admission

Courses Offered at NIFT

The institute offers creative courses in following:

  • Bachelor of Design – B. Des (Fashion Design / Leather Design /Accessory Design /Textile Design /Knitwear Design /Fashion Communication)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology – B.F. Tech
  • Master of Design – M. Des
  • Master of Fashion Management – M.F.M
  • Master of Fashion Technology- M.F. Tech.

NIFT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must satisfy the eligibility criteria set by the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) to receive admission. The criteria for each course is as mentioned below.

AGE LIMIT: For all the UG courses, the upper age limit is 23 years, as on October 01, 2017. However, the relaxation on the age bar is as mentioned below:

  • 5 years for SC / ST / PwD candidates.

Note: Upper age bar for PG admission has not been defined.

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION: The required age qualification as per each course is as mentioned below

Course Required Education Qualification
Undergraduate Courses
B.Des
  • Qualified 10+2 from a recognised Central or State Board. OR
  • Possess General Certificate Education (GCE) at Advanced Level / International Baccalaureate. OR
  • Qualified Foreign Board Exam (equivalent to 10+2) recognized by Association of Indian Universities. OR
  • Qualified Senior Senior Secondary School Education by National Open School with 5 subjects or more. OR
  • Possess 3 or 4 year Diploma from State Board of Technical Education or by AICTE.
B.F. Tech
  • Qualified 10+2 from a recognised Central or State Board with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. OR
  • Possess General Certificate Education (GCE) at Advanced Level / International Baccalaureate with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. OR
  • Qualified Foreign Board Exam (equivalent to 10+2) recognized by Association of Indian Universities with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. OR
  • Qualified Senior Senior Secondary School Education by National Open School with 5 subjects among which Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics are mandatory. OR
  • Possess 3 or 4 year Diploma from State Board of Technical Education or by AICTE.
Postgraduate Courses
M.Des and M.F.M
  • Possess a UG Degree in any course from a recognized Institute / University. OR
  • Possess UG Diploma of minimum 5 years from NID / NIFT.
M.F. Tech
  • Possess B.Tech Degree from NIFT. OR
  • B.Tech / B.E Degree from any recognised University / Institute.

Note: The candidates final year of their education may also apply but they must fulfill the criteria during the final admission.

Application Form for NIFT Admission 2018

The application form of NIFT 2018 can be accessed by clicking on the ‘Application Form’ link above. The candidates then need to click on ‘Fresh Candidates to create Log in (New Log In) button’. It will lead to the registration form in which the candidates will have to fill the following details:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Date of Birth
  • Re-Enter Date of Birth
  • Category
  • Are You a Person With Disability?
  • E-mail ID
  • Re-Enter E-Mail ID
  • Programme Type
  • Programme Applied For
  • Enter Verification Code

Once the candidates are registered, they will be able to access the application form of NIFT 2018 and enter details in it. The candidates will also have to submit the application fee, which is:

  • Rs. 750 for SC / ST / PwD candidates.
  • Rs. 1500 for the candidate belonging to all other categories.

Candidates can submit the application fee through Debit/Credit Card or Demand Draft. The DD is to be prepared in the favor of “NIFT HO”, payable at New Delhi.

NIFT 2018 Examination Pattern

The examination pattern of the examination is as mentioned below:

Creative Ability Test (CAT) for B.Des and M.Des: This test is administered to judge the intuitive ability, power of observation in concept development and design ability of the candidate. An important aspect of the test is the creative and innovative use of colour and illustration skills.

General Ability Test for (GAT) for B.Des and M.Des: The test will be in the English language and will the distribution of questions will be as below:

Sections B.Des M.Des
Quantitative Ability 20 20
Communication Ability 25 30
English Comprehension 25 30
Analytical Ability 15 25
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 15 15
Total 100 120

General Ability Test for (GAT) for B.Des and M.Des: The test will be in the English language and will the distribution of questions will be as below:

Sections BFTECH MFTECH MFM
Quantitative Ability 30 30 10
Communication Ability & English Comprehension 45 45 50
Analytical & Logical Ability 25 25 25
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 25 25 25
Case Study 25 25 40
Total 150 150 150

NIFT 2018 Admit Card

The admit card for the examination will be prepared on the basis of the details submitted in the application. Hence, the candidates will have to ensure that submit all the details correctly. The admit card will be released online. To download it, candidates will need Application Number, Date of Birth, and E-mail Id. The issuance of the hall ticket will not be done offline. However, at the exam hall, it will only be accepted as a hard copy.

NIFT CAT and GAT Result 2018

The result of the examination will be announced online. The candidates who will qualify the CAT and GAT examination will be called for the next round of admission, which will be:

  • Situation Test for B.Des.
  • Group Discussion / Personal Interview for M.Des, M.F. Tech and MFM.
  • B.F. Tech admission will only be granted on the basis of GAT score.

The admission in NIFT will be granted on the basis of performance in all the rounds. The weightage will be as below:

Course Weightage CAT Weightage GAT Weightage Situation Test / GD&PI Weightage
B.Des 50% 30% 20%
M.Des 40% 30% 30%
B.F. Tech NA 100% NA
M.F. Tech NA 70% 30%
M.F.M NA 70% 30%

Reservation Police in NIFT

The reservation applicable during the final admission is mentioned below, for all the categories.

  • 15% for SC category.
  • 7.5% for ST category.
  • 27% for OBC category.
  • 5% for PwD candidates.
  • 20% Supernumerary for State Domicile.
  • 15% Supernumerary for Foreign Nationals/ SAARC/NRI.

Fee Structure – Last year

For NRI

Note: For students admitted in two years PG course, the fee has to be paid only for two years i.e 2017-18 & 2018-19

Refund Structure against withdrawal of Seat

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Hi there

    Is there any chance in getting into NIFT as i want to know when will be the entrance exam for it and what is the procedure for admission

    • Yes Subham . you will have to appear the nift entrance test next year . kindly check the dates . once you pass the test with good marks you will b able to get in to the best nift colleges !

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