NIFTEM Admission 2019 – NIFTEM has released notification for admission to the B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D. programmes for the academic year 2019-20. Interested candidates can read the complete details regarding NIFTEM Admission 2019 such as application form, eligibility criteria, selection process etc. on this page.

Latest: Application Form for MBA / M.Tech and Ph.D admission has been released. Eligible candidates can apply from the link available at “Application Form” page.

NIFTEM Admission 2019

NIFTEM offers B.Tech. (Food Technology and Management), M.Tech. and Ph.D. Programmes. This year a new programme of MBA (Food Business Management) is also being started. The complete detail of NIFTEM Admission 2019 for UG, PG, Ph.D programmes is given below.

Schedule for NIFTEM M.Tech Admission 2019 is given below.

Events Dates
Online application form submission 16 Apr to 25 May 2019
Announcement of Merit list for GATE candidates 28 May 2019
First Counselling for GATE candidates 29 May to 03 Jun 2019
List of provisionally selected candidates after 1st counselling
Declaration of waitlisted candidates for 2nd counselling
06 Jun 2019
Second Counselling for GATE candidates 07 to 11 Jun 2019
List of provisionally selected candidates after 2nd counselling (GATE)
Declaration of vacant seats after GATE counselling
Announcement of shortlisted non-GATE candidates for examination as
per seat availability
13 Jun 2019
Issue (online) of admit card for shortlisted non-GATE candidates for examination as per seat availability 17 Jun to 24 Sep 2019
Entrance exam for Non GATE* 25 Jun 2019
Merit list for Non-GATE candidates 26 Jun 2019
Counselling for Non GATE candidates Email Intimation for Counselling will be sent to eligible candidates. 27 Jun to 01 Jul 2019
Final list of provisionally selected candidates after NON GATE counselling 03 Jul 2019

Schedule for NIFTEM Ph.D Admission 2019 is given below.

Events Dates
Online application form submission 16 Apr to 25 May 2019
Announcement of List of eligible/shortlisted candidates (fellowship holders if any)  and Announcement of List of eligible  / shortlisted candidates for Research Entrance Test (RET) 29 May 2019
Issue (online) of admit card/interview authorization slip 31 May to 07 Jun 2019
RET * 11 Jun 2019
Interview for PhD candidates 12 Jun 2019
Announcement of Final Merit list for PhD candidates 14 Jun 2019
Counselling for PhD 17 to 21 Jun 2019
Final list of provisionally selected candidates will be declared. 25 Jun 2019

Schedule for NIFTEM MBA Admission 2019 is given below.

Events Dates
Last date for Receiving MBA applications 25 May 2019
(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 29 May 2019
Test for non CAT/MAT candidates 11 June 2019
Interview for CAT/MAT candidates + Non CAT/MAT candidates 11 June 2019
Result declaration of selected candidates 14 June 2019
Online Counseling + Last date for fees submission/admission 17 to 24 June 2019

Eligibility Criteria

For B.Tech Programme –

National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) offers unique Under Graduate programme of B. Tech. degree in Food Technology and Management (FTM)

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:

Programmes Minimum Qualification
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

Programmes Minimum Qualification
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.

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.

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.

Selection Process

Selection Process for NIFTEM Admission 2019 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) – 2019. Eligible candidates will fill the application form of JEE (Main) – 2019. Subsequently counselling will be done by JoSAA/CSAB-2019. All candidates are advised to refer to website of JEE (Main) – 2019 (www.jeemain.nic.in) and CSAB -2019/JoSAA-2019 website for further details.

Selection Process for NIFTEM M.Tech Programme

The Admission to M. Tech programme will be based on valid GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering) score. Merit list will be prepared based on valid GATE score only. The merit list will be displayed on the NIFTEM website. In case two candidates will have same GATE score then the bachelor degree marks will be considered for merit list for those candidates. 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. There will be no other centre for test. 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 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 PhD Research Entrance Test (RET) followed by interview. CSIR-UGC JRF or any other JRF holders shall be exempted from entrance test but need to appear in interview. RET to be organized by NIFTEM at NIFTEM campus, Kundli. As per entrance paper choice, the syllabus of the Entrance Test shall consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% shall be subject specific. Qualifying marks is 50%. 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.

Number of Seats

For the sake of the candidates. number of seats offered by NIFTEM is given below.

Course Seats Intake
B.Tech 191
M.Tech 21
MBA 33
Ph.D 20

Official Website: www.niftem.ac.in.

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