NIFT Lateral Entry Admission 2018 – NIFT lateral entry admission provides an opportunity of NIFT education to candidates who have completed their Diploma/ Degree in relevant/related fields of Fashion Design & Technology for direct admission to the third semester of UG programmes of NIFT at NIFT campuses. Details of NIFT Lateral Entry Admission 2018 are given here for candidates like application form, admit card, important dates, eligibility criteria, etc.

Latest: NIFT NLEA Result 2018 has been released and registeration for NLEA Counselling has been started. Candidates can check the same from the link given below.

Course Offered by NIFT NLEA 2018

  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology(Apparel Production) (B.FTech.)

NIFT Lateral Entry Admission 2018

The candidates who have acquired Diploma/Degree will compete at an All India Entrance Exam to get lateral admission in the 3rd semester of UG programmes of NIFT. The admission to these candidates will be strictly on merit which will be prepared based on the performance of candidates in written test, studio test/technology aptitude test, and a personal interview.

NIFT Lateral Entry Admission 2018 Schedule is given below.

Important Event Dates
Online Registration 08 May 2018
Last date of online registration 24 May 2018
Availability of Admit Cards (Online) Immediately after completing the application form
Written Examination & Interview at NIFT Campus
and
Scrutiny of forms and Verification of Documents/Eligibility
27 May 2018
Declaration of result of eligible candidates 01 Jun 2018
Interface Counselling for Shortlisted candidates,
allotment of Programme and Campus as per Common Merit Rank (CMR)
11 Jun 2018
Preparatory Programme for Laterally Admitted Students (LAS) 27 Jun to 22 Jul 2018

NIFT NLEA Result 2018

The result of the entrance examination has been announced on the NIFT website as per schedule mentioned above.The candidates will be called for counseling for the vacant available seats in 3rd semester of different course/programme across NIFT campuses as per merit. Based on the test/Interview and verification of documents / eligibility of the candidate, the result has been declared in the following manner.

  • Shortlisted for Admission Counselling with CMR
  • Not shortlisted based on Written Exam / Interview
  • Not eligible based on the verification of documents

Result: 

The list of selected candidates has been uploaded on www.nift.ac.in. The selected candidates has been given admission to regular UG programmes of NIFT after successful completion of all mandatory formalities as per NIFT Lateral Entry Admission (NLEA) Policy. Selected candidates will attend a NIFT Lateral Entry Orientation Programme at any of the NIFT campuses or at the allotted NIFT campuses before commencement of the semester

NIFT Lateral Entry Admit Card 2018

On the basis of information given in the NIFT Application Forms, Admit Card of provisionally eligible candidates will be available for download from www.nift.ac.in. Admit Card will not be sent by post. Candidates are advised to regularly check NIFT website for updates. Candidates can download the Admit Card for NIFT Lateral Entry Admission 2018 immediately after completing the application form. Candidates can take the printout of the Admit Card immediately after completing the application process. Direct link to download the admit card is given below.

Admit Card: Click Here to download NIFT Lateral Entry Admission 2018.

NIFT Lateral Entry Application Form 2018

Interested candidates can apply online for NIFT Lateral Entry 2018 as per schedule mentioned above. Before going to apply candidates must ensure their eligibility criteria and all other details carefully. Direct link to apply online is given below.

Application Process are over…!!

How to fill the Online Application Form, Click here.

Eligibility Criteria (Who Can Apply)

Eligibility for NLEA to Bachelor of Design (B.Des)

  • Passed Secondary School Examination/10th
    OR
    Passed Senior Secondary Examination/12th recognized by AIU.
    And
  • Passed 3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE/AIU/UGC or a State Board of Technical Education
    And
  • Having attended courses related to Fashion / Apparel / Textile and Accessories / Home Science/ Handloom Technology / Products / Visual Communication / Graphic Design / Industrial Design / Interior Design / Multimedia Design / Apparel Technology / Leather.
    OR
  • Students who have completed 2 year regular UG Diploma Programme at NIFT.

Eligibility for NLEA to Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) (B.FTech.)

  • Passed Secondary School Examination/10th
    And
  • Passed 3 or 4-years textile technology/textile engineering/ textile chemistry diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education
    OR
  • Passed Senior Secondary Examination/12th recognized by AIU recognized by AIU with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
    And
  • Having successfully completed diploma (including NIFT)of minimum 02-year duration related to Fashion / Apparel / Textile / Home Science/ Handloom Technology

Who Should Apply

  • Candidates having science background with a Diploma/ Degree in engineering may apply for Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) programme as well as Bachelor of Design Programme. Other candidates having aptitude for creativity/innovation/fashion design may apply for Bachelor of Design programme.
  • Maximum Age: 24 years as on 1st October, 2018. The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribe/ Persons With Disabilities (PWD)

Scheme of Examination

Candidates will have to appear for an entrance examination, personal interview and verification of documents/eligibility at the NIFT Campus opted by them. The entrance examination in designed to test the knowledge, skill aptitude of the candidate for the programme opted.

There is no negative marking. Entry to the Examination Centre will be allowed with Admit Card only. Mobiles and other infotech gadgets are not allowed inside the Examination Centre. Candidates found with mobile or other infotech gadgets will be asked to leave the examination centre and shall be disqualified. Candidates should reach the examination center at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the examination.

Schedule of written examination

  • Date of Test [Paper Based Test for all UG Programmes]: 27 May 2018 (Sunday)

Merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained by the candidates in Written Examination, Studio Test/TAT & Interview, subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria and verification of documents as per schedule and weightage indicated below:

Course Test Weightage Duration Timings
B.Des (Bachelor of Design) GAT 40 01 Hour 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio Test 40 1½ Hour 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Interview 20 02:00 PM onwards
Verification of documents/eligibility 02:30 PM onwards
B.FTech (Bachelor of Fashion Technology) GAT 40 01 Hour 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
TAT 40 1½ Hour 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Interview 20 02:00 PM onwards
Verification of documents/eligibility 02:30 PM onwards

Venue: NIFT Campus selected by the candidate

Seat Intake

Coursewise / Campuswise vacant seats position* for NIFT Lateral Entry Admission (NLEA) 2018 is given below:

Fee Structure

For the sake of the candidates fee structure for NIFT Lateral Entry Admission 2018 is given below:

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