National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Test [NIFT]

NIFT 2018

Exam Date : 12th February 2018 To 12th February 2018
Result Date : 2nd June 2018

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Application Form, Dates, Syllabus and Pattern of NIFT 2018 Entrance Exam

  • The National Institute Of Fashion Technology (NIFT) was set up in the year 1986 under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.
  • NIFT has 15 campuses spread across India.
  • The main aim of establishing NIFT is to provide quality education to all the fashion aspirants in India.
  • NIFT conducts NIFT Entrance Exam to select a list of deserving aspirants for the undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Fashion.
  • The candidates can only fill the Application Form online and the fee can also be paid either through online payment modes or in the form of a Demand Draft (DD).
  • NIFT 2018 Entrance Exam is scheduled on February 2nd, 2018.
  • NIFT 2018 Entrance Exam is an offline exam with two parts; a General Ability Test (GAT) and a Creative Ability Test (CAT). 
  • Candidates who are willing to apply for the NIFT Entrance Examination should fulfil the eligibility criteria mentioned in the official NIFT website.  

NIFT Campuses in India (Rank wise):

Rank

City

1

New Delhi

2

Mumbai

3

Bangalore

4

Gandhinagar

5

Hyderabad

6

Chennai

7

Kolkata

8

Patna

9

Kangra

10

Shillong

11

Bhubhaneshwar

12

Raebarelli

13

Jodhpur

14

Kannur

15

Bhopal

 


List of Courses Offered

The list of courses offered by NIFT in various campuses are mentioned below:

 Undergraduate Courses offered by NIFT:

  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) in Accessory Design, Fashion Design, Fashion Communication, Knitwear Design, Textile Design, Leather Design
  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) in Apparel Production

 Post-Graduate Courses offered by NIFT:

  • Master of Design (M.Des) – Design Space
  • Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M)
  • Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech)

Rounds in NIFT Entrance Exam 2018:

Candidates who have qualified in the NIFT entrance exam should also clear the following rounds:

  • Situation Test for candidates applying for B. Des course in NIFT and
  • Group Discussion (GD)/Personal Interview (PI) for candidates seeking admission in Masters in Fashion Technology (M. F Tech.), Masters in Fashion Management (MFM) and Masters in Design (M. Des) at NIFT.

Note:

  • Candidates for B.F. Tech will be selected on the basis of GAT score.
  • NIFT 2018 Results would be declared in the Final week of May/June-2018.
  • The NIFT 2018 counselling process would commence from June 2018.
  • The NIFT sessions would start from late July / early August onwards.

NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 Reservation of Seats:

Seats in NIFT are reserved for different categories on the basis of the following criteria:

Category of the students

Percentage of the reserved seats in NIFT

SC

15%

ST

7.50%

OBC (Non-Creamy)

27%

Differently Abled Person (PHP)

3%

Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI

15% (supernumerary)


 Seat allocation for Foreign Candidates in NIFT:

  • A total of 15% supernumerary seats is reserved for Foreign Nationals in each program at NIFT Delhi, NIFT Mumbai, NIFT Kolkata, NIFT Bengaluru, NIFT Chennai, NIFT Hyderabad, NIFT Gandhinagar and NIFT Raebareli.
  • Therefore, 5 seats are reserved for Foreign Nationals (whether residing in India or Abroad) and NRI at NIFT, who are citizens of India and hold an Indian passport and have temporarily migrated to another country for the past 6 months or more for work, residence or any other purpose.
  • The admission to NIFT programs for Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidates would be conducted on basis of following examinations.
Bachelor Programme (B.Des & B.FTech) of NIFT SAT-1 Score
Masters Programme (MFM) of NIFT GMAT Score
Master Programme (M.Des & M.FTech) of NIFT GRE Score
  • Foreign candidates will be allocated their campus or programme in NIFT on the basis of their scores in the merit list.
  • They have the flexibility to opt for as many SAT / GMAT  / GRE tests before April 30, 2018.
  • Such candidates who are seeking admission under the Foreign Nationals and NRI category in NIFT have to apply through the official NIFT website.
  • The last date to apply in NIFT would be in the month of April.
  • They also need to obtain equivalent certificates of their foreign degrees from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi, prior to admission in NIFT.
  • A Special NRI Test would be conducted for admission to seats reserved under NRI quota.
  • Candidates having Common Merit Rank (CMR) as well as fresh candidates can apply for the NIFT test, subject to fulfilment of academic and documentation requirements.
  • The NIFT Test/Interview would be conducted at New Delhi Center.

 Admission Procedure in NIFT (State Domicile Category):

  • The state domicile of a candidate is the place from where he/she has completed his Class 12th/graduation/qualifying degree.
  • NIFT provides for 6 supernumerary seats i.e. 20% seats in addition to the 30 seats are reserved for the candidates who belong to the following states:

NIFT Campus

State

Patna

Bihar

Kangra

Himachal Pradesh

Kannur

Kerala

Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

Shillong

Meghalaya

Bhubaneshwar

Odisha

Jodhpur

Rajasthan

  • To avail this category, the candidates needs to furnish a certificate from the school/college.
  • For Distance Learning candidates, the domicile status would be determined by the State of the regular school which he/she has regularly attended.
  • Candidates would have the option to take admission under General/SC/ST/OBC category as per merit in any course/campus of their preference, irrespective of their state of domicile.
  • It is important to reiterate that reserved category candidates can also apply for the domicile seats. If availed, these domicile seats would be offered to the children or wards of NRIs as per merit basis during the counselling process of the NIFT.

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