NIFT Entrance Exam 2021 Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

NIFT 2021

 

NIFT 2021 Entrance Exam | Latest Admission Notification for UG and PG Courses

NIFT 2021 Entrance Exam – National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), will be conducting NIFT 2021 Entrance Test on February 14th, 2021 for admissions to NIFT B.Des, B.F.Tech, M.Des. (Master of Design), M.F.M. (Master of Fashion Management) and M.FTech. (Master of Fashion Technology) Courses for the academic year 2021.

Students interested in appearing for the NIFT 2021 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.

 

Also see : NIFT 2021 Entrance Exam result announced

 

About NIFT 2021

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 2021 will be organised by NIFT, Delhi for all the sixteen Campuses around India.

Programs Offered

UG Course

  • B.Des. (Fashion Design), B.Des. (Leather Design), B.Des. (Accessory Design), B.Des. (Textile Design), B.Des. (Knitwear Design), B.Des. (Fashion Communication)
  • B.FTech. (Apparel Production)

PG Course

  • M.Des. (Master of Design)
  • M.F.M. (Master of Fashion Management)
  • M.FTech. (Master of Fashion Technology)

NIFT 2021 Entrance Exam Important Dates

  • Registration Starts – 15th December 2020
  • Last date to apply online – 21st January 2021
  • Last date to apply online with Late fee – 24th January 2021
  • Window to Edit Application Form – 25th to 28th January 2021
  • Availability of Admit Card – 01st February 2021
  • Date of Written Entrance Exam – 14th February 2021
  • Window to receive observations/objection from the candidate for GAT exam – 17th to 20th February 2021
  • Result of Written Entrance Exam – February/March, 2021
  • Last date for online registration for foreign nationals/SAARC/NRIs/OCI – 30th April, 2021
  • Situation Test / Group Discussion / Interview – April – May, 2021
  • Declaration of Final Result (Online) – End of May / June, 2021
  • Counselling – End of May /June 2021

Eligibility Criteria for NIFT 2021

Also see :NIFT Entrance Exam 2021 Answer Key released

 

Eligibility for Bachelor’s Programs (B.Des & B.FTech)

Qualifying Age for B.Des & B.FTech

  •  Maximum age should be less than 24 years as on 1st August of the year of admission. 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

Educational qualification for B.Des

  • The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education / State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi.
  • A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.
  • 3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
  • 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
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/ Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB).

Educational qualification for (B.FTech) Program

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

Eligibility for Master Programs (M.Des,M.F.M and M.FTech)

Qualifying Age for M.Des, M.F.M and M.FTech – No age limit

For Master’s Program in DesignM.Des (Master of Design)

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

For Master’s Program in Fashion Management- M.F.M

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

For Master’s Program in Fashion Technology- M.FTech

  • B.FTech. from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
  • B.E / B.Tech. from any Institute / University recognized by law in India.
  • Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.

NIFT 2021 Entrance Exam Application Process

  • Application Form and Prospectus will be available online only.
  • Candidates can apply online through the official website  www.nift.ac.in or https://applyadmission.net/nift2021/
  • Candidates are advised to keep a print out/photocopy of Application Form for further reference along with proof of payment.
  • Window to edit/ update Application Form Prior to making the payment candidate can edit/amend the information in the online application. Once the payment has been made by the candidate he/she will not be allowed to change/modify any information by the system
  • Guidelines for applying online may be referred for the purpose. The prospectus is available at NIFT website www.nift.ac.in free of cost.

Application Fee

  • For General/ OBC (Non-Creamy)/ GEN/EWS Category – Rs. 2000/-
  • For SC/ ST/ PWD Category – Rs.1000/-
  • Mode of Payment – Application fee has to be paid through an online payment gateway.

Admit Card

  • The candidates have to download the admit card from the website www.nift.ac.in
  • Admit Cards 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:// applyadmission.net/nift2021 from 1st February, 2021 onwards. Admit cards will not be sent by post. Candidates are advised to regularly check the 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.

Exam Pattern Process (for all programs)

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

B.Des

  • For candidates to the UG Design programs, the selection process comprises a written examination comprising a Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT), followed by a Situation Test to be undertaken by shortlisted candidates of the written examination.

B.FTech

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

M.Des

  • For candidates to the PG Design program, the selection process comprises a written examination 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 examination

M.F.M.

  • For the M.F.M program, 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 examination

M.FTech

  • For the M.F.Tech program, 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 examination

Note

  • The objective type tests are subject to negative marking. The negative marking will apply at the rate of 0.25 each wrong answer.

Written Exam (for all programs)

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

Examination Centres

  • A Paper Based Test (PBT) for all UG and PG Programmes will be conducted on 14th February, 2021 at 32 cities. The candidate may select only One city for the examination scheduled on 14th February, 2021. No request for change in the examination center will be entertained at any stage.
  • Ahmedabad, Kannur (Kerala), Bengaluru, Kolkata, Bhopal, Lucknow, Bhubaneswar, Madurai, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Chennai, Nagpur, Cochin,Patna, Coimbatore, Pune, Dehradun, Raipur, Delhi, Ranchi,Guwahati, Surat,Hyderabad, Udaipur, Jaipur, Vadodara, Jammu, Vishakhapatnam, Jodhpur, Shillong, Kangra, Srinagar (J&K)

 

Also see : NIFT 2021 Registration Process begins, last date January 21

For more information & to Apply online, visit the university website