NIIFT 2021 Entrance Exam for UG and PG Courses Admission Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

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NIIFT Mohali announces Admission to Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses through Entrance Test 2021

NIIFT Mohali Admission 2021 – Northern Indian Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) invites applicants for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree Programs for the academic year 2021-22 at Mohali, Ludhiana Centres.

NIIFT Mohali will be conducting an entrance exam for admission to various courses. Candidates can apply online till 07th March 2021. Read further for more details.

Programs Offered & Centre Wise Seats

UG Programs




B.Sc Fashion Design




B.Sc Fashion Design (KNITS)


B.Sc Textile Design


PG Programs




M.Sc. Garment Manufacturing Technology


M.Sc. Fashion Marketing & Management


M.Des Fashion & Textiles


NIIFT Mohali Entrance Exam 2021 Important Dates

Start of online application      

01st February 2021

Last Date for submission of the online application    

07th March 2021

Date of Online Exam (IBT) and Interview for UG Courses (for NIIFT Mohali and NIIFT Ludhiana )   

Last week of March 2021

Receipt of written/online Exam result of Under Graduate    

Mid-April 2021

Three Counseling sessions as for Under Graduate Courses

End of May/ June 2021

Three Counseling sessions as for Post Graduate Courses   

End of May/ June 2021

Open Admission after Third counseling for vacant seats (If any)           

Till the last date of Admission by IKG PTU

Start of Session         

As per PTU Norms

Eligibility Criteria NIIFT Mohali Admission 2021

For Undergraduate Degree Programs :

  • The +2 level examinations 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 or
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri- Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level 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 passing grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects or 
  • 3 or 4-year diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.

For Postgraduate Degree Programs :

  • B.Sc/ B.Tech/ B.E or B.Com/ BBA/ BCA/B.A with any one of the following subjects: Economics/Statistics/ Management / Marketing / Mathematics /Textiles/ Fashion/ Accounts/ Computers / Home Science /any other related Diploma.
  • For M.Des Fashion & Textiles – UG Degree of Fashion Design/Textile Design/ Knitwear Design/ Clothing & Textiles/ Apparel and Furnishing/ Home Science or any other allied field’s course

NIIFT Mohali Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Candidates are required to apply online through the official website
  • Eligible candidates applying for both UG & PG programs have to fill separate online application forms and have to submit a separate printout of the filled application forms containing different auto-generated application numbers along with a separate demand draft of the requisite fee.

Step to follow for Online application :

Step 1

Candidate to visit the website

Step 2

Fill in the details to create a log in.  must have a valid email ID for applying online.

Step 3

Fill the details on the online application form. Since your eligibility will be screened based on the information furnished by you, you are required to exercise sufficient care to correctly furnish the details of your Qualification, etc

Step 4

Fee payment (Can be done either online through Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net banking to AIMA or through Demand draft  in favor of NIIFT Mohali, payable at Mohali & Chandigarh, to be posted along with a print out of application form)

Step 5

Fill the form online and send a printout of the filled-in form along with a photograph pasted on it and demand draft (if applicable) to “The Manager CMS, All India Management Association, Management House, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-11000” latest by 07th March 2021

Application Fee

For General Candidate


For SC/ST/PH Candidate

Rs. 440/-

Mode of Payment

Online through Debit / Credit Card/Net Banking

Online through Demand draft or Cash payment

Issue of Admit Card

  • On the basis of information given in the NIIFT MOHALI Application Form, Admit Card of provisionally eligible candidates will be available for download from the website: in case of offline examination. 
  • Download Admit Card – On the due date for Admit Card, download admit card from the website link containing the details of the center/venue for the examination, etc., in case of offline examination.
  • Print Admit Card – Take a printout of the admit card. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the Written Test Venue without a valid Admit Card.

Admission Process

  • Admission to all Undergraduate Programs will be on the combined merit drawn for NIIFT Mohali and NIIFT Ludhiana centers. Admission to B.Sc Fashion Design at NIIFT Jalandhar will be on the basis of merit of the Qualifying result (12th pass).
  • For all Post Graduate Courses – Final merit will be compiled on the basis of merit of Qualifying result (Graduation as per eligible courses).
  • Provisional Admission to Post Graduate Courses will be allowed subject to the submission of pass result of qualifying examination by the last date given by University for eligibility check of students.

Final Merit List

  • Final merit for all Undergraduate Programs at NIIFT Mohali and NIIFT Ludhiana will be compiled on the weightage based on Online Examination and weightage of Online Exam and Interview.
  • For all Post Graduate Courses – Final merit will be compiled on the basis of merit of Qualifying result.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website