NIFT

National Institute of Fashion Technology

National Institute of Fashion Technology

Mode of ExamOffline
LevelUG/PG
Level of ExamNational Level

NIFT 2018 Application Form has been released from 20th October 2017. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is a premier institution in fashion education. The institution offers bachelor’s and master’s courses in design and fashion technology. Admission in the 16 campuses of NIFT is done through NIFT entrance examination. The entrance exam is conducted one time in a year. Here, candidates can check details about NIFT 2018 including application form, exam pattern, exam dates, syllabus and preparation tips.

Courses Offered

Courses offered on 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)

ADMISSION CALENDAR

Online Application

20th October 2017 to 29th December 2017

Last Date for submission

29th December, 2017

Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000/- (in addition to the applicable application fee) through Credit/Debit Card only. In case of Demand Draft, the print out of application alongwith Demand Draft should reach the given address before 02nd January, 2018

02nd January, 2018

Window to edit / update the Application Form

From 30th December, 2017 Saturday (12:00 hrs) till 2nd January, 2018 Tuesday (16:00 hrs)

Admit Card (Online only)

09th January 2018 (1300 Hrs)

Written Entrance Examination for all UG & PG Programmes

21st January, 2018

Result of Written Entrance Examination

February/March, 2018

Situation Test/ Group Discussion/ Interview

April - May 2018

Declaration of Final Result (Online)

End of May/ June 2018

Counselling

End of May/June 2018 onwards

NIFT Application Form 2018

  • The facility for online application form has been started from the 20th October 2017.

  • NIFT 2018 Application form can be filled through online mode only. No printed application form is entertained for NIFT 2018.

  • Candidates filling the application after the last date have to submit late fee of Rs. 5000/- in addition to the application form.

  • After filling the form completely, candidates may take the printout of filled-in application for references.

  • Candidates are also advised to retain the proof of payment.

Application Fee:

Category-wise application fee of NIFT 2018 is given below:

Category Application Fee
GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy layer) Rs. 1500/-
SC/ST/PwD Category Rs. 750/-

Two modes are available for paying the application fee:

  • Online Payment Gateway (Credit/Debit Card)
  • Bank Demand Draft

Demand draft must be issued in favour of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi. Applicants who are going to opt DD for fee payment are required to send the duly completed application along with DD to the following address:

Project Manager,
All India Management Association Management House,
14, Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003

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The norms and conditions that students have to satisfy to be eligible for NIFT 2018. The eligibility criteria for UG and PG courses is given below:

For UG Courses:

Qualification Criteria:

Courses Qualifying Examination
B.Des
  • Pass in/appearing 10+2 examination from recognized state board or central board such as CBSE, CISCE, etc.
    Or
    General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the advanced (A) level/International Baccalaureate (IB).
    Or
    Any Public School/Board/University Examination equivalent as 10+2 from India or Foreign Universities recognized by AIU.
    Or
    Pass in/appearing Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by National Open School with minimum five subjects.
    Or
    3 or 4 years diploma passed from a recognized institution.
B.F.Tech
  • Pass in 10+2 examination from state board/central board with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subject.
  • Candidates holding the diploma of 3 or 4 years in any branch of engineering are also eligible to apply.

 Age Criteria For UG Courses: 

  • Age Limit: Maximum age limit for UG courses is 23 years as on 1st October 2018.
  • The upper age limit of SC/ST/PHP candidates shall be relaxed by 5 years.

For PG Courses:

Qualification Criteria:

Courses

Qualifying Examination

M.Des

  • B.Des degree from the recognized institution.
    Or
    Diploma in UG Design from NIFT/NID only
    Or
    Undergraduate diploma of 3-years from NIFT/NID.

  • Appearing candidates can also apply.

MFM

  • Undergraduate degree from the recognized institution.
    Or
    Undergraduate diploma of 3-years from NIFT/NID.

  • Appearing candidates can also apply.

M.F.Tech

  • The prescribed qualification is B.F.Tech from NIFT.
    Or
    B.E./B.Tech degree from a recognized institution.

  • Appearing candidates can also apply.

Age Criteria For PG Courses:

  • Age Limit: No prescribed age limit for PG courses.

The detailed eligibility criteria are given here:

NIFT Eligibility 2018

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NIFT 2018 Exam Pattern

The NIFT exam pattern comprises of GAT, CAT & GD/PI. The details about these tests are discussed below.

General Ability Test (GAT) is the written test for all the 5 courses offered by NIFT. For B.Des and M.Des courses, GAT is the first test for selection in NIFT. After GAT, B.Des & M.Des aspirants are required to qualify the CAT (Creative Ability Test). Candidates who will qualify both the written tests will be eligible for Situation Test (in case of B.Des) and GD/PI (in case of M.Des).

For B.F.Tech, GAT is the only selection test. MFM & M.F.Tech candidates are required to participate in GD/PI after qualifying the GAT.

  • Exam Mode: For all courses, GAT will be conducted in offline mode (PBT).

  • Exam duration: The duration of GAT written test will be 2 hours (for B.Des & M.Des) and 3 hours (for B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech).

  • Number of Questions: Total 100 questions will be asked in GAT for B.Des and 120 questionswill be asked for M.Des. 150 questions will be asked in B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech.

  • Language: The paper medium will be English only.

  • Papers: For B.Des and M.Des, two written exams will be conducted i.e. GAT & CAT whereas for B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech only GAT will be conducted.

  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking.

Exam Pattern For B.Des & M.Des Courses:

The test structure of GAT for B.Des courses is as follows:

Sections

No. of Questions

Quantitative Ability

20

Communication Ability

25

English Comprehension

25

Analytical Ability

15

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

15

Total

100

The test structure of GAT for M.Des courses is as follows:

Sections

No. of Questions

Quantitative Ability

20

Communication Ability

30

English Comprehension

30

Analytical Ability

25

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

15

Total

120

Exam Pattern For B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech Courses:

The test structure of GAT for B.F.Tech & M.F.Tech courses is as follows:

Sections

No. of Questions

Quantitative Ability

30 (10 questions for MFM)

Communication Ability & English Comprehension

45 (50 questions for MFM)

Analytical & Logical Ability

25

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

25

Case Study

25 (40 questions for MFM)

Total

150

Here, we are providing the NIFT written test schedule for all UG and PG courses:

NIFT 2018 Exam Schedule

Candidates also check the weightage assigned to each test in the final merit list of the entrance examination:

NIFT 2018 Weightage

Note: In case of the score being equal, the older candidate according to the date of birth will be given preference.

NIFT 2018 Syllabus

NIFT syllabus for General Ability Test (GAT) comprises of Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, English Comprehension, Analytical Ability, General Knowledge & Current Affairs for B.Des & M.Des courses. The syllabus of GAT for B.F.Tech, MFM, M.F.Tech will consist of Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability & English Comprehension, Analytical & Logical Ability, General Knowledge & Current Affairs & Case Study.

Creative Ability Test (CAT) for B.Des & M.Des tests the innovative and creative ability of the candidates in designing while Situation test for B.Des candidates will evaluate candidate’s skills for material handling and innovative ability. The group discussion (GD) would comprise of a discussion on a case study. Check below the sample question papers of B.Des, B.F Tech, M.Des, MFM & M.F Tech courses:

  • B.Des Programme

  • BF. Tech Programme

  • M.Des Programme

  • MFM Programme

  • MF. Tech Programme

How to Prepare for NIFT

  • Gather the complete syllabus of NIFT.

  • Understanding of exam pattern plays an important role in exam preparation.

  • Practice sketching as much as you can.

  • Read newspapers or listen news to enhance your general knowledge.

  • Take proper sleep and keep yourself free from stress.

Exam Centers

The exam will be conducted on 21st January 2018 at 32 cities. Candidate may select only ONE city for the examination. No request for change in examination center will be entertained at any stage. The exam city centers are:

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 Admit Card 2018

  • NIFT 2018 admit card of eligible candidates will be available for downloading from 9th January 2018.

  • Admit card will not be sent via post.

  • Candidates have to mandatory carry the admit card to the test center on the day of examination.

NIFT Result 2018

  • NIFT 2018 result will be declared in the month of February/March 2018.

  • The result will be declared online on the official website of NIFT.

  • The result of B.F.Tech will be prepared on the basis of GAT only.

  • Des result will be prepared on the basis of GAT, CAT and Situation Test while M.Des result will be prepared on the basis of GAT, CAT, GD/PI.

  • The final result of MFM and M.F.Tech will be declared on the basis of GAT and GD/PI.

Seat Availability:

Candidates can also check the courses options and seat availability in different campuses:

NIFT 2018 Seats

NIFT Counselling 2018

  • The counselling schedule will be released on the official website of NIFT in the month of April/May 2018.

  • All the qualified candidates must necessarily participate in NIFT 2018 counselling to get admission.

NIFT Admission 2018

  • NIFT 2018 admission will start after the declaration of result and merit list.

  • At the time of admission, candidates have to carry original as well as photocopies of all the prescribed documents for verification purpose.

For any queries regarding NIFT 2018, you may leave your comments below.

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Application Start Date :

20th October 2017

Application End Date :

29th December 2017

Exam Date :

21st January 2018

Result Date :
Conducted By :

National Institute of Fashion Technology

Official Website : https://applyadmission.net/nift2018

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