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NIFT 2019 Entrance Exam Notification for Admission to NIFT 2019 B.Des and B.F.Tech Courses, Application Form, Eligibility, NIFT Syllabus and Application fees

NIFT Entrance Exam 2019 Notification is out. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), will be conducting NIFT 2019 Entrance Test on January 20 for admissions to NIFT B.Des and B.F.Tech Courses. The official notification of NIFT 2019 has been released on 22nd October 2018. Students interested in appearing for NIFT 2019 entrance exam can check complete details about the entrance test including admit card, important dates, seat matrix, application procedure, eligibility criteria, exam pattern and result on this page.

NIFT 2018

 

Programmes Offered by NIFT

NIFT 2019 Important Dates

NIFT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

How to Apply for NIFT 2019 ?

NIFT 2019 Admit Card

NIFT 2018 Exam Pattern

 

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is a set of 16 public institutions. Every year a national-level entrance exam is conducted for NIFT admissions by NIFT Delhi.  The exam is a gateway for bachelor’s courses in Design (B. Des.) and Fashion Technology (B.F. Tech.), and Master’s Courses in Design (M.Des.), Fashion Technology (M.F. Tech.) and Fashion Management (M.F.M.). NIFT 2019 will be organised by NIFT, Delhi for all the sixteen Campuses around India

Total Seats in NIFT

  1. 2,370 Seats (2010 B. Design and 360 B. F.Tech)


Programmes Offered by NIFT

  • Courses offered in the campuses of NIFT at UG and PG level are given below:
  • Bachelor of Design (B. Des)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B. F. Tech)
  • Master of Design (M. Des)
  • Master of Fashion Management (MFM)
  • Master of Fashion Technology (M. F. Tech)


NIFT 2019 Dates - Exam Schedule

  • Registration Starts: 22nd October 2018
  • Registration Ends at 11:59 PM: 28th December 2018
  • Last Date with Late Fee: 03rd January 2018
  • Window to Edit Application Form 29th December 2018 to 03rd January 2019
  • Availability of Admit Card: 10th January 2019
  • Written Entrance Exam Date: 20th January 2019 (Sunday)
  • Result of Written Test: February/March 2019
  • Situation Test/ GD/ Interview: February/March 2019
  • Declaration of Final Result: End of May/ June 2019
  • Counselling End of May /June 2019 Onwards

 

NIFT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

For Bachelor’s Programs (B.Des, B.FTech)

  • Any candidate who fulfils the prescribed age and educational qualification criteria for the concerned program can apply

 

Educational Qualification

A) Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Programs (Fashion Design/Leather Design / Accessory Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design /Fashion Communication):

  • The +2 level exam in the 10+2 pattern of exam of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Exam, such as Central Board of Secondary Education/State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Exam, New Delhi (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 (or)
  • Any Public School/Board/University Exam in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system (or)
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Exam (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB)

 

B) Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) (B.FTech) Program:

  • The +2 level Exam in the 10+2 pattern of exam of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Exam, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Exam, New Delhi with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (or)
  • 3 or 4-years diploma in any branch of Engineering recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education (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 Mathematics (or)
  • Any Public School/Board/University Exam in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (or)
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Exam (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / International Baccalaureate (IB)

 

C) Masters Programs (M.Des, M.F.M and M.FTech)

  • Any candidate who fulfils the prescribed educational qualification criteria for the concerned Master’s Program can apply

 

Educational Qualification

  • Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India (or); Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID
  • Note: Master of Design (M.Des.) is an advanced course that demands an understanding of fundamentals in design and presupposes that candidates would be familiar with the basic skills and theories for successful completion of the program
  • The course would not provide any basic knowledge and skill development in design as a part of its Master’s Program

 

Master’s Program in Fashion Mgt. - M.F.M (Master of Fashion Management):

  • Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India (or) Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID

 

Master’s Program in Fashion Technology- M. FTech (Master of Fashion Technology)

  • B.FTech. from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) or; B.E / B.Tech. from any Institute / University recognized by law in India

 

Important Note

  • Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply provided:
  • (a) That they produce a proof of having acquired the minimum prescribed qualifications at the time of counselling/ admission or;
  • (b) If the 12th class/final year/final semester (as the case may be) result of qualifying degree/certificate exam is not declared by the concerned Board/ University till the date of counselling/ admission, his/her admission in such case will be strictly provisional subject to the following conditions
  • Those candidates who are seeking provisional admission due to non-declaration of their final year/final semester/12th class (refer Annexure -I) will provide proof of having passed all papers in all the previous year’s/semesters of qualifying degree exam (whichever relevant)
  • The candidate will submit the final result of qualifying degree/certificate providing his/her eligibility on or before 30th September 2019 to their Campus Director/Jt. Director where the admission has been granted
  • In case the candidate fails to submit his/her final result of qualifying degree in the manner prescribed above to prove his/her eligibility on or before 30th September 2019, whatsoever the reason may be his/her admission will be treated as null and void (cancelled) and entire fee will be forfeited

 

Academic Eligibility for NIFT 2019 Admissions

  • All candidates must satisfy the required academic qualifications listed for the concerned course. In case the Degree/Certificate has been obtained from a University /Board of any other country then an equivalence certificate must be obtained from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) New Delhi (www.aiuweb.org) prior to admission
  • Foreign nationals applying to NIFT must possess working knowledge of the English language
  • a) Bachelor’s Program (B.Des & B.FTech) - SAT Score
  • b) Master’s Program (M.F.M) - GMAT Score
  • c) Master’s Program (M.Des & M.FTech) - GRE Score
  • Candidates may have appeared in multiple SAT/GMAT/GRE exams prior to 30th April 2019. The highest score among these tests will be taken into consideration for allotment of seat. The GRE/GMAT/SAT scores should not have been declared before 01st January 2017 and should be received by the Institute (NIFT) latest by 30th April 2019.

Reservation of Seats

  • The seats reserved for SC / ST / OBC/ Person with Disability (PWD)/ Foreign Nationals / SAARC / NRI /State Domicile, in each program are as under:
  • SC - 15%
  • ST - 7.5%
  • OBC (NON-CREAMY) - 27%
  • Person with Disability (PWD) - 5%*
  • *Horizontal reservation for Person with Disability (PWD) (with 40% or more disability) cutting across all sections i.e. SCs, STs, OBCs Non-Creamy & General category. Campus and program will be allotted on rotation, at NIFT’s discretion

 

Age Criteria

  • For UG Programs: Maximum age should be 23 years as on 01st October 2018. The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for candidates of Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/ Person with Disability (PWD) categories
  • For PG Programs: No age limit


How to Apply for NIFT 2019 ?

  • Candidates can apply online at www.nift.ac.in or https://admission.net/nift2019. Guidelines for applying online may be referred for the purpose. 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
  • The application form of NIFT 2019 can be filled from October 22 to December 28, 2018. The application fee for NIFT 2019 form has to be paid through online payment gateway or through bank demand draft issued in favour of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi.

 

Pay NIFT Admissions 2018 Application Fee

  • Non-Refundable Fee for General/OBC (Non-Creamy) Category: Rs.2000/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft
  • Non-Refundable Fee for SC/ ST/ PWD Category: Rs.1000/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft

Mode of Payment

  • Credit Cards/Debit Cards and Demand Draft

 

a) Credit Cards /Debit Cards

  • Payments of application fee (Rs.2000/-or Rs.1000/-) can be made through credit cards/debit cards as explained above. The bank and/or transaction charges on the application fee will be borne by the candidate. Candidates are advised to apply on time

 

b) Demand Draft

  • Payment of application fee (Rs 2000/-in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) candidates and Rs 1000/- in case of SC/ST/PWD- candidates) can be made through Bank Demand Draft as explained above
  • The Demand Draft should be issued in favour of “NIFT HO”, payable at New Delhi. The details of the Demand Draft are to be filled in the online application form
  • Candidates are advised to check the following details carefully before sending the Demand Draft
  • DD made in favour of “NIFT HO”, Amount of Demand Draft as applicable i.e. Rs 2000/- in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) candidates and Rs.1000/- in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates
  • Name, Date, Amount & Signature of the issuing authority on the Demand Draft
  • Candidates applying through Demand Draft are required to send the printout of the Application Form, duly completed in all respects, along with Demand Draft on the following address: Project Manager All India Management Association Management House, 14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
  • The duly filled form should reach the above address on time. Incomplete forms or forms received late will not be accepted
  • The Institute does not take any responsibility for delay or loss of forms or correspondence in postal transit or by courier. Candidates are advised to keep the copy of printout and Demand Draft for future reference

 

NIFT 2019 Admit Card

  • Entry to the Examination Centre will be allowed with admit cards only. 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 https://admission.net/nift2019 from 10th January 2019 onwards
  • Admit cards will not be sent by post. Candidates are advised to regularly check NIFT website for updates
  • Note: Admit Cards, Results and Counselling Schedule will be available on NIFT’s website only. No separate communication will be sent by post

 

NIFT 2019 Exam Pattern Process (for all Programs)

  • All eligible candidates would have to go through an exam process. The process for each program is separately listed below:

 

B.Des

  • For candidates to the UG Design Programs, the selection process comprises a written exam comprising of a Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT), followed by a situation test to be undertaken by shortlisted candidates of the written exam

 

B.FTech

  • For candidates to the UG Fashion Technology programme, the selection process comprises a written exam comprising of a General Ability Test (GAT).

 

M.Des

  1. For candidates to the PG Design programme, the selection process comprises a written exam comprising of a Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT) followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD/PI) for shortlisted candidates of the written exam

 

M.F.M.

  • For the M.F.M programme, the selection process comprises of Written test comprising of a General Ability Test (GAT) followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD/PI) for shortlisted candidates of the written exam.

 

M.FTech

  • For the M.F.M programme, the selection process comprises of Written test comprising of a General Ability Test (GAT) followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD/PI) for shortlisted candidates of the written exam

 

The Written Exam (for all Programs)

  • Based on their choice of city, all eligible candidates will have to appear for the written entrance exam at the Exam Centres opted by them. The written entrance exam is designed to test the knowledge, skill and aptitude of the candidates for the programme opted

 

List of Exam Centres

  • A Paper Based Test (PBT) for all UG and PG Programs will be conducted on 20th January 2019 at 32 cities. The candidate may select only ONE city for the exam on 20th January 2019. No request for change in exam center will be entertained at any stage
  • 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; Srinagar(J&K)

 

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