NIFT 2017 Entrance Exam Notification and Important Dates

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National Institute of Fashion Technology Admissions 2017 (Bachelor and Masters Programmes) through NIFT 2017

National Institute of Fashion Technology invites application from for NIFT Entrance Exam 2017 for admission to the Bachelor and Master Degree Programme in Design Management and Technology at NIFT Institute for academic session 2017-18

Programmes Offered by NIFT

NIFT 2017 Important Dates

NIFT 2017 Eligibility Criteria

NIFT 2017 Exam Pattern

How to Apply for NIFT 2017 ?

NIFT 2017 Admit Card

NIFT 2017 Result

National Institute of Fashion Technology offers admission in Bachelor of Design, Master of Design, Bachelor of Fashion Technology, Mater of Fashion Management and Master of Fashion Technology
Details of NIFT 2017 admissions are given here for candidates like application form, admit card, important dates, eligibility criteria etc

Programmes Offered by NIFT

Bachelor of Design - 4 years
a. Accessory Design
b. Fashion Communication
c. Fashion Design
d. Knitwear Design
e. Leather Design
f. Textile Design

Bachelor of Fashion Technology - 4 years
a. Apparel Production

Master of Design (M.Des) - 2 years

Master of Fashion Management - 2 years

Master of Fashion Technology - 2 years
National Institute of Fashion Technology has centres at Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Raebareli, and Shillong

NIFT 2017 Important Dates

Online Application: 02nd November 2016 to 10th January 2017
Last Date for Submission: 10th January 2017
The Last Date for Online Registration with Late Fee of Rs.5000/- (in addition to the applicable application fee) through Credit/Debit Card only 16th January 2017
Date of Written Entrance Exam for all UG & PG Programmes: 12th February 2017
Situation Test/ Group Discussion/ Interview: April - May 2017
Admit Card (Online only): 21st January 2017 (1300 Hrs)
Declaration of Final Result (Online): End of May / June 2017
Counselling: June 2017 onwards

NIFT 2017 Eligibility Criteria

For Bachelor Programmes: Maximum Age - 23 years as on 01st October 2017; the upper age limit will be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of SC/ST/PHP subject to following qualifications:

Eligibility for B.Des (Fashion Design/Leather Design/Accessory Design/Textile Design / Knitwear Design/Fashion Communication):
Candidates should have passed the 10+2 level exam in the 10+2 pattern from any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education / State Board New Delhi, Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi; or
General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced level/ International Baccalaureate (IB); or
Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in Foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system; or
A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Exam conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects; or 3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education

Eligibility for Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) (B.FTech):
The 10+2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of exam of any recognised Central/State Board of Secondary Exam such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi with Physics, Chemistry and Maths; or General Certificate Education (GCE) Exam (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Maths; or
Any Public School/Board/University exam India or in foreign countries recognised by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system with Physics, Chemistry and Maths; or
A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Exam conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects with Physics, Chemistry and Maths; or
3 or 4 years diploma recognised by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education (Engineering background)

Eligibility for Master Programmes - Design
Age: No age limit

Eligibility for M.Des (Master of Design): Undergraduate degree from any institute/university recognized by law in India; or Diploma in UG Design from NIFT/NID only

Eligibility for MFM (Master of Fashion Management): Undergraduate degree from any institute/university recognised by law in India; or Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT/NID

Eligibility for Master of Fashion Technology: B.F.Tech from NIFT; or B.E./B.Tech from any institute/university recognised by law in India

Reservation of the Seats
The seats reserved for SC/ST/Differently Abled Candidates (PHP)/Foreign Nationals/SAARC/ NRI, in each programme are as under:
SC - 15%
ST - 7.5%
OBC (Non-Creamy) - 27%
PHP (with 40% or more disability) - 3%
Foreign nationals/SAARC/NRI - 15%
State Domicile - 20%
Category once filled up in the application form will not be changed at any stage

NIFT 2017 Exam Pattern

NIFT Admission will be conducted on 14th Feb 2017. The syllabus and exam pattern are mentioned below:

Paper Pattern
GENERAL ABILITY TEST (GAT)

For Bachelor of Design (B.Des) - Duration: 120 minutes
1) Quantitative Ability - 25 Qs
2) Communication Ability - 35 Qs
3) English Comprehension - 30 Qs
4) Analytical Ability - 30 Qs
5) General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 30 Qs
Total - 150 Qs

For Master of Design (M.Des) - Duration: 120 minutes
1) Quantitative Ability - 25 Qs
2) Communication Ability - 35 Qs
3) English Comprehension - 30 Qs
4) Analytical Ability - 30 Qs
5) General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 30 Qs
Total - 150 Qs

Creative Ability Test (CAT):
This test is administered to judge the intuitive ability, power of observation in concept development and design ability of the candidate. An important aspect of the test is  the creative and innovative use of colour and  illustration skills

General Ability Test (GAT)

For Bachelor of Technology (B.F.Tech) - Duration: 180 minutes
1) Quantitative Ability - 30 Qs
2) Communication Ability and English Comprehension - 45 Qs
3) Analytical and Logical Ability - 25 Qs
4) General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 25 Qs
5) Case Study - 25 Qs
Total - 150 Qs

For Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech) - Duration: 180 minutes
1) Quantitative Ability - 30 Qs
2) Communication Ability and English Comprehension - 45 Qs
3) Analytical and Logical Ability - 25 Qs
4) General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 25 Qs
5) Case Study - 25 Qs
Total - 150 Qs

For Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) - Duration: 180 minutes
1) Quantitative Ability - 10 Qs
2) Communication Ability and English Comprehension - 50 Qs
3) Analytical and Logical Ability - 25 Qs
4) General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 25 Qs
5) Case Study - 40 Qs
Total - 150 Qs

Short listed candidates from the written entrance examination are required to take the Situation test/Group Discussion (GD) / Interview as applicable (except B.FTech)
Questions will be related to English language and Comprehension, Current Affairs, General Knowledge and Legal Awareness and Aptitude

There is no negative marking in that entrance exam; the language of the written test will be English only. Exam duration will be of 150 minutes

List of Exam Cities
A Paper Based Test (PBT) for all UG and PG Programmes will be conducted on 12th Feb. 2017 at 32 cities. The candidate may select only ONE city for the exam on 12th February 2017
Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur (Kerala), Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Surat, Udaipur, Vadodara, Vishakhapatnam, Shillong and Srinagar (J&K)

How to Apply for NIFT 2017 ?

Candidates can apply online at www.nift.ac.in or http://applyadmission.net/NIFT2017

The Prospectus is available at NIFT website www.nift.ac.in free of cost; the Application Fee has to be paid through online payment gateway or through Bank Demand Draft issued in favour of "NIFT HO" payable at New Delhi
Fee for General/OBC (Non-Creamy) Category: Rs.1500/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft; fee for SC/ST/PHP Category: Rs.750/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft

FEEs- Mode of Payment
Credit Cards/Debit Cards and Demand Draft (A) 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

Candidates applying through Demand Draft are required to send the printout of the Application Form, duly completed in all respect, along with Demand

Draft on the following address "Project Manager - CMS, All India Management Association, Management House, 14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003"
Incomplete forms or forms received late will not be accepted

NIFT 2017 Admit Card

On the basis of information given in the NIFT Application Forms, Admit Cards of provisionally eligible candidates will be available for download from www.nift.ac.in or http://applyadmission.net/NIFT2017 from 23rd January 2017 onwards
Admit cards will not be sent by post. Candidates are advised to regularly check NIFT website for updates

NIFT 2017 Result

The Result Publication of NIFT 2017 will be online mode through the official website “nift.ac.in”. It is expected that the Result of NIFT 2017 can be viewed in the last week of May/June 2017. After the declaration of result, candidates will be invited for further interview and document verification. The counselling of successful candidates will begin from June 2017 as expected. NIFT exam is conducted just to check out the knowledge, aptitude and skill of candidates towards the programme opted by them. The exam is conducted at the broad level at 32 exam centres across the country.

NIFT, New Delhi

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi, NIFT Head Office - NIFT Campus, Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park, New Delhi-110016, Tel.: +91-11-26542000, Email: [email protected], Website www.nift.ac.in

 

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