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NIFT Lateral Entry Admission 2018 - Eligibility, Application


NIFT Lateral Entry 2018 Direct Admission to Second Year

NIFT Lateral Entry Admission 2018 - National Institute of Fashion Technology (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 Programs 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

 

Also See : Admission Notification

 

Important Dates for NIFT NLEA 2018

  • Online Registration: 08th May 2018, 1300 Hrs. to 24th May 2018, 1300 Hrs.
  • Last Date of Online Registration: 24th May 2018, 1300 Hrs.
  • Written Exam & Interview at NIFT Campus AND (ii) Scrutiny of forms and Verification of Documents/Eligibility: 27th May 2018 (Sunday)
  • Declaration of result of eligible candidate’s documents 01st June 2018
  • Interface Counselling for Shortlisted candidates, allotment of Program and Campus as per Common Merit Rank (CMR): 11th June 2018
  • Preparatory Program for Laterally Admitted Students (LAS): 27th June to 22nd July 2018

 

NIFT NLEA 2018 Details

  • Those who will get selected through lateral entry will join the regular UG students of NIFT in their second year for seats listed in Annexure III of the official notification
  • 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
  • Candidates who have acquired Diploma/Degree will compete at an All India Entrance Exam to get Lateral Admission in the 3rd Semester of UG Programs 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

 

Course Offered by NIFT NLEA 2018

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

 

Eligibility Criteria by NIFT NLEA 2018

B.Des (Bachelor of Design)

  • Candidates should have passed Secondary School Examination/10th or; Passed Senior Secondary Exam /12th recognized by AIU; and
  • Candidates should have 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 Program at NIFT

B.FTech (Apparel Production)

  • Candidates should have 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;
  • Candidates should have passed Senior Secondary Exam/12th recognized by AIU recognized by AIU with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics; and; having successfully completed diploma (including NIFT) of minimum 2-year duration related to Fashion/Apparel/Textile/Home Science/ Handloom Technology
  • Candidates having science background with a Diploma/ Degree in engineering may apply for Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) program as well as Bachelor of Design Program
  • Other candidates having aptitude for creativity/innovation/fashion design may apply for Bachelor of Design Program

Maximum Age

  • 24 years as on 01st October2018. 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 Exam NIFT NLEA 2018

  • Candidates will have to appear for an entrance exam, personal interview and verification of documents/eligibility at the NIFT Campus opted by them; the entrance exam in designed to test the knowledge, skill aptitude of the candidate for the program opted
  • There is no negative marking. Entry to the Exam Centre will be allowed with Admit Card only. Mobiles and other infotech gadgets are not allowed inside the Exam Centre
  • Candidates found with mobile or other infotech gadgets will be asked to leave the exam centre and shall be disqualified
  • Candidates should reach the exam center at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the exam

Schedule of Written Exam

  • Date of Test [Paper Based Test for all UG Programs]: 27th May 2018
  • Merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained by the candidates in Written Exam, Studio Test/TAT & Interview, subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria and verification of documents as per schedule and weightage indicated below:

B.Des (Bachelor of Design) & B.F.Tech

  • GAT - 40 Weightage; 01-hour duration and timings 10.00 am to 11.00 am
  • Studio Test - 40 Weightage; 1½-hour duration and timings 11.30 am to 01.00 pm
  • Interview - 20 Weightage; timings 02.00 pm onwards
  • Venue: NIFT Campus selected by the candidate

 

Admit Card NIFT NLEA 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
  • The result of the entrance exam will be displayed on the NIFT website. Candidates applying for the exam should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria for admission

 

Reservation of Seats
The seats reserved for SC/ST/Persons with Disabilities (PWD)/Foreign Nationals / SAARC / NRI, in each program are as under:

  • SC - 15%
  • ST - 7.5%
  • OBC (NONCREAMY) - 27%
  • Persons with Disabilities (PWD) - 3% Horizontal reservation for Differently Abled Person (with 40% or more disability) cutting across all sections i.e. SCs, STs, OBCs Non-Creamy and General category
  • Campus and program will be allotted on rotation, at NIFT’s discretion
  • State Domicile - 20% (supernumerary)
  • Foreign Nationals /SAARC/NRI - 15% (supernumerary)
  • Category once filled up in the application form will not be changed at any stage

 

Application Form

  • Candidates can apply online at www.nift.ac.in
  • Candidates can apply online at www.nift.ac.in or http://applyadmission.net/nift2018nlea/
  • Guidelines for applying online may be referred for the purpose. The Application Fee has to be paid through online payment gateway
  • Fee for General/OBC (Non-Creamy) Category: Rs.1500/- through payment gateway
  • Fee for SC/ ST/ PWD Category: Rs.750/- through payment gateway

 

Mode of Payment

  • Credit Cards/Debit Cards Payments of application fee (Rs.1500/- or Rs.750/-) can be made through credit cards/debit cards as explained above. The Bank and transaction charges on the application fee will be borne by the applicant
  • Candidates are advised to apply on time. For any assistance, may contact the Director of the nearest of the NIFT Campus. Applicants are advised to keep a printout / photocopy of Application Form for further reference along with proof of payment
  • Applicants are advised to keep a print-out / photocopy of Application Form for further reference along with proof of payment

 

NIFT New Delhi

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi (An Institute of Design, Management & Technology), Hauzkhas, Near Gulmohar Park, New Delhi-110016, Tel +91-1126542000, Website www.nift.ac.in