NIFTEM Admission 2020 – NIFTEM has extended the last date to fill application form for admission to the M.Tech, MBA and Ph.D. programmes for the academic year 2020. The application form can be submitted on the official website of the institute, niftem.ac.in. Go through the prescribed eligibility for the courses before applying online. Interested candidates can read the complete details regarding NIFTEM Admission 2020 such as application form, eligibility criteria, selection process etc. on this page.
Latest: NIFTEM has extended the last date to fill the application form for MBA, M.Tech and Ph.D admissions. Apply Here!
NIFTEM Admission 2020
NIFTEM offers B.Tech. (Food Technology and Management), M.Tech. and Ph.D. Programmes. Last year a new programme of MBA (Food Business Management) is also being started. The complete detail of NIFTEM Admission 2020 for UG, PG, Ph.D programmes is given below.
Schedule for NIFTEM M.Tech Admission 2020 is given below.
|Online application form submission||13 Jun – |
|Announcement List of eligible/shortlisted |
M.Tech. (GATE) candidates
|Announcement of Merit list for GATE candidates|
|Counselling for M.Tech. (GATE) admissions|
|Issue (online) of admit card for shortlisted non-GATE |
candidates for examination as per seat availability
|Entrance exam for Non GATE*|
|Merit list for Non-GATE candidates|
|Counselling for Non-GATE candidates Email |
Intimation for Counselling will be sent to eligible candidates.
|Final list of provisionally selected candidates after |
NON GATE counselling
Schedule for NIFTEM MBA Admission 2020 is given below.
|Last date for Receiving MBA applications|
|(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
|Test for non CAT/MAT candidates|
|GD/Interview for CAT/MAT candidates + Non CAT/MAT candidates|
Group Discussion (GD)
|Result declaration of selected candidates|
|Online Counseling + Last date for fees submission/admission|
Schedule for NIFTEM Ph.D Admission 2020 is given below.
|Online application form releases||13 Jun 2020|
|Last date to apply online|
|Announcement of List of eligible/shortlisted candidates (fellowship holders if any) |
and Announcement of List of eligible / shortlisted candidates for Research Entrance Test (RET)
|Issue (online) of admit card/interview authorization slip|
|Interview for PhD candidates|
|Announcement of Final Merit list for PhD candidates|
|Counselling for PhD|
|2nd Counselling for PhD|
|Final list of provisionally selected candidates will be declared.|
NIFTEM Admission 2020 Application Form Extension Notice
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NIFTEM Admission 2020 Application Form
The application form for admission to various courses is made available by the institute on its website. Candidates possessing the required eligibility can check the schedule given above and apply on niftem.ac.in before the deadline. Check the amount of application fee to be paid while applying.
Application Fee for M.Tech, MBA, Ph.D
NIFTEM Admission 2020 Eligibility Criteria
For B.Tech Programme –
Candidates are advised to refer to JEE (Main)-2020 website. The eligibility conditions of JEE (Main) -2020 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 2020 Result
After the completion of the examination and evaluation of the answer sheets, the result will be announced. The provisional list of candidates for admission to will be released at the official website. Candidates can check the same from the link below.
NIFTEM Admission 2020 Counselling
Candidates must report online on the day of counselling. Failing to do so may result in cancellation of the seat. Candidates are advised to keep in touch with the official website for the dates and timings for counselling. The seats will be allotted on the basis of the order of merit of candidates in different categories. For more information regarding counselling procedure, candidates can follow the link given below. The list of shortlisted candidates has been released, candidates can check the came from below.
NIFTEM Admission 2020 Selection Process
Selection Process for NIFTEM Admission 2020 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) – 2020. Eligible candidates will fill the application form of JEE (Main) – 2020. Subsequently, counselling will be done by JoSAA/CSAB-2020. All candidates are advised to refer to the website of JEE (Main) – 2020 (jeemain.nic.in) and CSAB -2020/JoSAA-2020 website for further details.
Click here to check the more details about JEE (Main) 2020.
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 2020 Seat Matrix
For the sake of the candidates. number of seats offered by NIFTEM is given below.
NIFTEM Admission 2020 Fee Structure
National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, academic fee structure is given below the image.
Official Website: niftem.ac.in.
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