National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Test [NIFT]

NIFT 2018 Eligibility

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

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NIFT 2018 Eligibility criteria

  • The students who are willing to appear in the NIFT Entrance Exam should be aware of the eligibility criteria mentioned in the official NIFT website. 
  • If the candidates fail to fulfill the eligibility criteria, he/she would not be permitted to write the NIFT Entrance Exam at any cost.

Eligibility criteria for undergraduate programs in NIFT:

Eligibility criteria for Bachelor of Design – B.Des. (Fashion Design / Leather Design / Accessory Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication) :

  • The applicant belonging to the general category should not exceed 23 years of age as on 1st October 2017. Else he/she couldn't apply for NIFT Entrance Examination. 
  • For the applicants belonging to SC, ST or Physically Handicapped Person (PHP) there is a relaxation of 5 years on the maximum age limit so that they could appear in the NIFT Entrance Examination.
  • Applicants must have cleared class XII examination or equivalent from any recognized central or state board, or GCE (General Certificate Education) examination at the advanced level to fulfill the eligibility criteria.

Eligibility criteria for Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) (B.FTech.):

  • The candidate must hold 10+2 level of examination from a recognized Central/state board of secondary examination, New Delhi or the candidates must possess GCE (General Certificate Education) examination at the advanced level with Physics and Chemistry to fulfill the eligibility criteria to appear in the NIFT Entrance Examination.
  • The candidates holding the Diploma certificate of 3-4 years in Engineering recognized by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) also have the eligibility for B.FTech.

Eligibility criteria for postgraduate programs in NIFT

For the postgraduate programs offered at NIFT, no age limit is mentioned in the eligibility criteria. 

Eligibility criteria for M.Des (Master of Design) in NIFT:

  • The candidate must hold Diploma in Undergraduate design from NIFT / NID only or Undergraduate degree from any recognized institute to fulfill the eligibility criteria.
  • An aspirant must hold minimum 3 years undergraduate diploma certificate from NIFT or NID. This fulfills the eligibility criteria and the candidates can appear in the NIFT Entrance Examination. 

Eligibility criteria for M.F.M (Master of Fashion Management) in NIFT:

  • The candidate willing to apply for M.F.M  must hold minimum 3 years undergraduate diploma from NIFT or NID or Undergraduate degree from any recognized institute to fulfill the eligibility criteria.

Eligibility criteria for M.F.Tech. (Master of Fashion Technology) in NIFT:

  • The candidates applying for M.F.Tech must hold  B.Tech. / B.E from any recognized institute or B.F.Tech from NIFT to fulfill the eligibility criteria. Those candidates can appear in the NIFT Entrance Exam 2018.

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