NIFTEM Admission 2021 – National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management has declared the Non-GATE M.Tech Entrancr Result on September 22, 2021. NIFTEM has released the merit and counselling list for Ph.D admission 2021-22. The merit list is prepared on the basis of Research Entrance Test (RET) and Interview(details as provided in the Admission Brochure, 2021-22). The seat allotment will be strict as per merit order in accordance with reservation rules (department-wise 200 point roster). One seat of each department will be offered to the differently-abled candidate (if available). Candidates preferred Part Time mode for pursuing PhD programme need to adhere to the NIFTEM PhD guidelines and also submit the necessary documents (as mentioned in Admission Brochure, 2021-22) at the time of physical reporting at the institute, else they will be considered under Full Time PhD programme. Interested candidates can read the complete details regarding NIFTEM Admission 2021 such as application form, eligibility criteria, selection process etc. on this page.
Latest – NIFTEM has declared the Non-GATE M.Tech Entrance Result on September 22, 2021. Scroll down to check.
Latest – NIFTEM has released the Merit and Counselling List for Ph.D admission 2021-22. Scroll down to check.
NIFTEM Admission 2021
NIFTEM offers B.Tech. (Food Technology and Management), M.Tech., MBA and Ph.D. Programmes. The complete detail of NIFTEM Admission 2021 for UG, PG, Ph.D programmes is given below.
Schedule for NIFTEM M.Tech Admission 2021 is given below.
|Online application form submission||02 Jul to 24 Jul 2021|
|Announcement List of eligible/shortlisted |
M.Tech. (GATE) candidates
|31 Jul 2021|
|Announcement of Merit list for GATE candidates||03 Aug 2021|
|Counselling for M.Tech. (GATE) admissions||04 to 20 Aug 2021|
|Issue (online) of admit card for shortlisted non-GATE |
candidates for examination as per seat availability
|Entrance exam for Non GATE*||20 Sep 2021|
|Merit list for Non-GATE candidates||22 Sep 2021|
|Submission of mark sheets of all the semesters to|
|till 24 Sep 2021 (5:00 PM)|
|Counselling for Non-GATE candidates Email |
Intimation for Counselling will be sent to eligible candidates.
|to be announced|
|Final list of provisionally selected candidates after |
NON GATE counselling
|to be announced|
Schedule for NIFTEM MBA Admission 2021 is given below.
|Online application form submission||02 Jul to 20 Jul 2021|
|(For Non CAT/MAT candidates ) |
List of eligible candidates for test to be uploaded +
(For CAT/MAT Candidates )
List of eligible candidates for direct GD-PI to be uploaded
|30 Jul 2021|
|Test for non CAT/MAT candidates||09 Aug 2021|
|GD/Interview for CAT/MAT candidates + Non CAT/MAT candidates|
Group Discussion (GD)
10 to 11 Aug 2021
|Result declaration of selected candidates||17 Aug 2021|
|Online Counseling + Last date for fees submission/admission||18 Aug 2021|
|Reporting date||06 Sep 2021|
Schedule for NIFTEM Ph.D Admission 2021 is given below.
|Online application form releases||02 Jul 2021|
|Last date to apply online||08 Aug 2021|
|Announcement of List of eligible/|
shortlisted candidates (fellowship holders if any)
and Announcement of List of eligible /
shortlisted candidates for Research Entrance Test (RET)
|18 Aug 2021|
|Issue (online) of admit card/interview authorization slip||19 to 23 Aug 2021|
|RET (online/Offline mode)||25 Aug 2021|
|RET Result||30 Aug 2021|
|Interview for PhD candidates||31 Aug to 03 Sep 2021|
|Announcement of Final Merit list for PhD candidates||14 Sep 2021|
|Counselling for PhD||16 to 23 Sep 2021|
|Final list of provisionally selected candidates will be declared.||27 Sep 2021|
NIFTEM Admission 2021 M.Tech Result
NIFTEM has declared the Non-GATE M.Tech Entrance Result on September 22, 2021. Candidates have to send the mark sheets of all the semesters to admission cell (email: [email protected]) latest by September 24, 2021 by 05:00 pm so that the merit list can be finalized. The registration no. should be mentioned in the subject line. No representation will be accepted after the due date and time.
Click here to download Non-GATE M.Tech Entrance Result
NIFTEM Admission 2021 Ph.D First Counselling List
NIFTEM has released the Merit and Counselling List for Ph.D Admission 2021 in Department of Food Science and Technology. Candidates must produce all the relevant documents in original and one set of photocopy at the time of physical reporting at the institute. In case of any deficiency/discrepancy, the admission of the candidate may be cancelled and the responsibility of completeness and correctness of documents lies solely with the candidate. Candidates can check the 1st Counselling List for Ph.D Admission through the direct link is given below.
Check Counselling List
- Click here to check the NIFTEM Admission 2021 Merit List and First Counselling List for Food Science and Technology
- Click here to check the NIFTEM Admission 2021 First Counselling List for Food Engineering
- Click here to check the NIFTEM Admission 2021 First Counselling List for Basic and Applied Sciences
- Click here to check the NIFTEM Admission 2021 First Counselling List for Agricultural and Environmental Science.
- Click here to check the NIFTEM Admission 2021 First Counselling List for Food Business Management and Entrepreneurship Development
Merit List- Phd Admission 2021-22
NIFTEM has released the merit list for PhD admission. The merit list is prepared on the basis of the research entrance test and Interview. Candidates must produce all the relevant documents in original and one set of photocopy at the time of physical reporting at the institute. In case of any deficiency/discrepancy, the admission of the candidate may be cancelled and the responsibility of completeness and correctness of documents lies solely with the candidates. Candidates can check the below link regarding merit list criteria.
Click here to download PhD 2021-22 merit list.
NIFTEM Admission 2021 – Updates
- Click here to download the affidavit of EWS Category
- Click here to download the affidavit of OBC-NCL Category
- Click here to check format self declaration declaration about courses completion
- Click here to check the notice for OBC-NCL/EWS Category
- Click here to check notice for update of documents
- Click here to check and download General Information for Admission 2021.
NIFTEM Admission 2021 Application Form
Application forms for admission in M. Tech, MBA and PhD Programmes of NIFTEM are to be filled online only. Applicants should not send the printed copy of the application form to NIFTEM. Admission brochure/guidelines are available on the website. Check the amount of application fee to be paid while applying.
Application Fee for M.Tech, MBA, Ph.D
NIFTEM Admission 2021 Eligibility Criteria
For B.Tech Programme –
Candidates are advised to refer to JEE (Main)-2021 website. The eligibility conditions of JEE (Main) -2021 will be applicable.
For M.Tech Programme –
Four Year’s Bachelor’s Degree or a Master’s degree in relevant discipline with minimum 60% marks in aggregate. Additional programme wise requirement are as below:
|M.Tech. (FTM)||B. E./B. Tech. in Food Science / Food Science & Technology/ Food Technology and Management / Food Technology / Food Process Engineering/ Food Engineering / Dairy Engineering / Dairy Technology/ Agricultural & Food Engineering/ Dairy and Food Engineering OR M.Sc. Degree in Food Technology/ Food Science & Technology/ Food Science/ Dairy Technology/ Food & Nutrition from a recognized University/ Institute. OR in related allied field from a recognized University/Institute. Deficiency courses would be offered to the applicants with above prescribed non-food degrees.|
|M.Tech. (FPEM)||B.E./ B.Tech. degree in Food Science/ Food Science & Technology / Food Technology and Management/Food Technology/ Food Process Engineering/ Food Engineering/ Dairy Engineering / Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Process Engineering/ Agricultural & Food Engineering / Agricultural Engineering / Bio-Chemical Engineering/ Chemical Engineering or in related allied field from a recognized University/ Institute. OR in related allied field from a recognized University/Institute. Deficiency courses would be offered to the applicants with above prescribed non-food degrees.|
|M.Tech. (FPOM)||B.E./ B.Tech. degree in Food Science/ Food Science & Technology / Food Technology and Management/Food Technology/ Food Process Engineering/ Food Engineering/ Dairy Engineering / Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Process Engineering/Agricultural & Food Engineering /Agricultural Engineering / Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/Institute. OR in related allied field from a recognized University/Institute. Deficiency courses would be offered to the applicants with above prescribed non-food degrees.|
|M.Tech. (FSQM)||B.E./ B.Tech. degree in Food Science/ Food Science and Technology/Food Technology and Management/Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Dairy and Food Technology/ Agricultural Process Engineering/ Agricultural and Food Engineering/ Bio-Chemical Engineering/Chemical Engineering OR M.Sc. degree in Food Technology / Food Science and Technology / Food Microbiology from a recognized University/ Institute. OR in related allied field from a recognized University/Institute. Applicants with M.Sc. Degree may be asked to register for deficiency course(s) as per the curriculum|
|M.Tech. (FSCM)||B.E./B.Tech. degree in Food Science / Food Science and Technology/ Food Technology and Management / Food Technology/ Dairy & Food Technology/Dairy & Food Engineering/ Agricultural and Food Engineering/ Four years Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/Horticulture or Two years Master’s degree in Agriculture with Agronomy/ Horticulture/ Vegetable/Fruit Sciences/ Post Harvest Technology OR M.Sc. in Post Harvest Technology OR M.Sc.in Food Science/Food Technology/ Food Science and Technology OR Master’s degree in Agribusiness Management from recognized University/Institute OR in related allied field from a recognized University/Institute.|
For Ph.D. Programmes –
M.Tech/ Master Degree in relevant discipline with at least 55% marks at Masters. Candidates can apply only in one department. A relaxation of 5 % of marks (from 55% to 50%) shall be allowed for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy layers)/Differently-abled category
|Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (AES)||M. Tech. in Food Science/ Food Technology and Management/ Food Safety and Quality Management/ Food Supply Chain Management or M. Sc. Degree in Food Science & Technology/ Life Science/ Agriculture/ Environmental and Allied area from recognized Institute/ University.|
|Basic and Applied Sciences (BAS)||M. Tech. in Food Science/ Food Technology and Management/ Food Technology/Dairy and Food Technology/ Process Engineering and Management/Food Safety and Quality Management/Food Supply Chain Management from a recognized University / Institute. In addition or Masters degree in Food Science and Technology /Biochemistry /Microbiology/ Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Life Science/ Agriculture Science/ Environmental Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Operational Research/ Physics/Materials Science from a recognized University / Institute.|
|Food Business Management and Entrepreneurship Development (FBM) & ED||MBA (two years program) or equivalent from a recognized University/Institute/M Tech in Food Plant Operation Management/ PGDBM (two year program) from a recognized institute duly approved by Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to MBA.|
|Food Engineering (FE)||M.Tech in Food Science/ Food Technology and Management / Food Process Engineering and Management/ Food Technology/ Food Process Engineering/ Food Engineering / Dairy Engineering/ Dairy technology /Agriculture and Food Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Automation & Robotics engineering / Chemical Engineering / Biochemical Engineering.|
|Food Science and Technology (FST)||M.Tech. Food Science / Food Technology and Management / Food Safety and Quality Management / Food Supply Chain Management/ Food Technology / Food Process Engineering / Food Process Engineering and Management/ Food Engineering / Dairy Engineering / Dairy Technology / Agriculture Process Engineering / Agriculture & Food Engineering/ Food Biotech/ Food and Fermentation from a recognized university / institute. In addition M. Sc. in Food Technology / Food Science & Technology / Food Science & Nutrition / Meat Science/ Meat Technology/ OR M.Sc. in Animal Product Technology/ Live Stock Product Technology are also eligible for admission. Such candidate may be required to go deficiency courses as per-requirement.|
For MBA Programmes:
The eligibility criterion for admission to MBA Program is Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in relevant discipline, with minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% in the case of SC/ST), or equivalent CGPA.
NIFTEM Admission 2021 Selection Process
Selection Process for NIFTEM Admission 2021 for B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D programes are given below.
Selection Process for NIFTEM B.Tech Programme
Admission will be done through JEE (Main) – 2021. Eligible candidates will fill the application form of JEE (Main) – 2021. Subsequently, counselling will be done by JoSAA/CSAB-2020. All candidates are advised to refer to the website of JEE (Main) – 2021 (jeemain.nic.in) and CSAB -2021/JoSAA-2021 website for further details.
Click here to check the more details about JEE (Main) 2021.
Selection Process for NIFTEM M.Tech Programme
Admission to M. Tech programme will be based on valid GATE score. Merit list shall be prepared based on valid GATE score only, it will be displayed on the NIFTEM site. In case two candidates will have the same GATE score then the UG Degree marks will be considered for the merit list. After the admission of eligible GATE qualified candidates, the remaining seats, if any, will be filled by Non- GATE candidates. Non- GATE candidates would require to qualify the common entrance test to be conducted by NIFTEM at NIFTEM Campus Kundli or Online due to COVID-19 pandemic and the national lockdown. There will be no other exam centre than NIFTEM Kundli in case of offline mode. The Non-GATE applicants’ common entrance exam shall not be conducted if all seats have been filled by GATE candidates. In that case, the claim for refund of the application fee shall not be entertained.
Selection Process for NIFTEM MBA Programme
The selection procedure to MBA Programme is based on last two years’ valid score of CAT/MAT and an Internal-Test for Non-CAT/MAT category applicants (including those not shortlisted through CAT/MAT). The final selection of shortlisted candidates will be made on the basis of GD/PI, past academic performance, and work experience.
Selection Process for NIFTEM PhD Programme
Candidates will be admitted through the Ph.D Research Entrance Test (RET) followed by the interview. CSIR-UGC JRF or any other JRF holders shall be exempted from entrance test but need to appear in the interview. Due to prevailing COVID-19 circumstances, RET and Interview can be conducted by NIFTEM either online/offline. Both NET (including JRF) qualified and RET qualified candidates will appear for interview /presentation where the candidates would be required to discuss their research areas/interest before the interview panel. For the selection of candidates, a weightage of 70% to the entrance test and 30% to the performance in the interview/viva-voce shall be given. Syllabus for the entrance exam will be uploaded later in NIFTEM website.
For Foreign Nationals admission:
Foreign Nationals can seek admission to various Degree Programmes under the following categories:
- Direct Applicants (Full Time Programme) – The Foreign students, who wish to join under Self-financed category, are required to submit their application to the Head, Admission Cell, NIFTEM. The institute’s decision after scrutinizing the applications will be communicated to the respective student/Embassy (with a copy to the student concerned). However, in case of students from restricted countries i.e. Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka, the application MUST be forwarded through their respective Embassy.
- ICCR Cultural Exchange Fellowship Programmes (Govt. Of India) – Candidates desirous of admission under this Fellowship Programme are required to apply through the Indian High Commission/Embassy as the case may be, in their respective Countries. They will send the application to ICCR, Government of India and then ICCR will forward the application/s to our Institute for consideration. In case the applicant is found suitable for admission, admission offer letter will be sent to him/her through Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi. Candidates are not eligible for getting any financial assistance from the Institute. Candidates may visit ICCR website, http://www.iccrindia.net/students.html, for more information. Foreign Nationals seeking admission in any one of the aforesaid categories will have to satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria for admission to the programmes as prescribed by the Institute.
NIFTEM Admission 2021 Documents
Documents required for admission:
- Class X Certificate (as a proof of DoB)
- Class XII Certificate
- Undergraduate Marksheet and Certificate
- Postgraduate Marksheet and Certificate (wherever applicable)
- GATE Scorecard (if available for M. Tech candidates)
- CAT/MAT Scorecard (if available for MBA candidates)
- JRF Certificate (For PhD candidates only, if qualified)
- Caste Certificate(s) (if applicable) of SC/ST/OBC (OBC candidates must refer Annexure- I & II at the end of this brochure for valid undertaking and format. The certificate to be issued on or after 1st April,21-22).
- EWS certificate (format placed at the end of the brochure Annexure III)
- Character Certificate from School/College/University last attended (for all candidates)
- Medical certificate of handicap for Physically Handicapped candidates
- Migration Certificate, if applicable
- Passport size coloured photographs (04)
NIFTEM Admission 2021 Seat Matrix
For the sake of the candidates. last year number of seats offered by NIFTEM is given below.
*These seats are available under Tuition Fee Waiver quota to the extent of 5% of the total intake. The students whose parent’s income is below Rs. 8.0 Lakh per annum can apply under this scheme
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