NIFT

National Institute of Fashion Technology 2022

National Institute of Fashion Technology 2022

Mode of ExamOffline
LevelUG/PG
Level of ExamNational Level

What is NIFT Entrance Exam?

The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) conducts the NIFT entrance exam to shortlist aspirants for admission to its design programmes such as Bachelor of Design (BDes), Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFTech), Master of Design (MDes), Master of Fashion Management (MFM) and Master of Fashion Technology (MFTech). Considered to be a pioneer in fashion education, NIFT has its headquarters in New Delhi. Apart from New Delhi, NIFT has campuses in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Patna, Shillong, Raebareli, Srinagar and Panchkula

NIFT entrance exam is three-tiered in its format for BDes and MDes course admissions. As part of the NIFT entrance exam 2022 for BDes and MDes admission, candidates have to first appear for Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT).

NIFT Entrance Exam 2022 Highlights

Check important highlights for NIFT Entrance Exam 2022 in the table below.

Event Details

Specifications

Exam Name

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Entrance Exam

Conducting Body

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)

Exam Level

National Level Exam

Exam Frequency

Once a Year

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam Duration

CAT for BDes: 3 Hours

GAT for BDes & MDes: 2 Hours

GAT for BFTech, MFM, MFTech: 3 Hours

Language

English

Exam Purpose

Admission into 17 NIFTs

Course Offered

BDes, BFTech, MDes, MFTech, MFM

No. of Test Cities

32 cities in India

No. of Accepting Colleges

17

Exam Helpdesk No.

011-26542000

Official Website

http://www.nift.ac.in/

NIFT Entrance Exam 2022 Important Dates

Check important NIFT Entrance Exam 2022 dates and events below:

Events

NIFT Dates (Tentative)

Salient Features

Start date to fill NIFT application forms

November 2021

The online application process for NIFT admissions will commence on the official website of the exam.

Last date to submit application form without late fee

December 2021

Candidates have to fill and submit the NIFT application form online with an application fee of Rs 2,000 for General/ OBC (non-creamy layer) students and Rs 1,000 for SC/ ST/ PHP category candidates. 

Last date to submit application form with late fee

January 2022

Aspirants who are not able to complete their application process as per the shared schedule are given a chance to fill the application form with a late fee of Rs 5,000. Aspirants have to pay the late fee in addition to the applicable application fee through Credit/ Debit Card only.

Download NIFT entrance exam admit card online

January 2022

Candidates can download NIFT admit card from the official website of the exam.

NIFT entrance exam day

January/February 2022

NIFT entrance exam will be held in different cities across India in offline mode. 

NIFT answer key for GAT

February 2022

NIFT Entrance Exam answer key 2022 will be released on the official website of the exam. Candidates can also check and raise objections against the answer key on the official website.

Declaration of result for NIFT written exam

March 2022

NIFT exam result will be released on the official website for BDes, MDes, MFT anf MFM courses. Candidates can check NIFT results by providing details such as roll number, the application number and date of birth.

Registration for situation test starts (for BDes programme)

March 2022

NIFT registration 2022 for situation test for BDes programme will commence on the official website.

Admit card for situation test

March/April 2022

NIFT admit card for situation test for BDes admissions will be released on the official website. 

Situation Test for BDes

March/April 2022

NIFT situation test for BDes courses will be held as per the prescribed schedule. In 2021, the test was cancelled due to COVID-19.  

Interview

March/April 2022

Usually, personal interview rounds are held in offline mode. However, last year due to COVID-19, the interviews for MDes, MFM and MFTech courses were held in online mode. No group discussion round was held last year.

Final BFTech result

May 2022

NIFT final result 2022 for BFTech admissions will be announced on the official website.

Final merit list for MDes, MFTech & MFM May/June 2022 Final result for NIFT PG admissions will be announced as per the prescribed schedule. Candidates can check the NIFT Entrance Exam result on the official website of the design school using login credentials.

Final merit list for BDes

May/June 2022

Candidates can check the NIFT final merit list on the official website of the design school using login details.

Registration for NIFT counselling

June/July 2022

Candidates can register on the official website to participate in NIFT Entrance Exam counselling.

NIFT counselling

June/July 2022

The NIFT Entrance Exam counselling will commence as per the prescribed schedule. The counselling is usually held in offline mode. However, last year, it was held completely online due to COVID-19.

 

 

 

NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria for NIFT admissions vary from course to course. Candidates need to meet NIFT eligibility criteria 2022 in order to appear for the NIFT entrance exam.

NIFT BDes Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates should have completed their Class 12 from a recognised board with passing marks to be eligible to appear for the NIFT entrance exam 2022. Aspirants should be below 23 years of age for NIFT admission 2022.

NIFT BFTech Eligibility Criteria 2022

Aspirants should have completed their Class 12 from a recognised board wherein they have studied subjects such as PhysicsChemistry, and Mathematics. Candidates should have secured passing marks in their Class 12 exam.

NIFT MDes Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates should have completed their undergraduate degree from a recognised institute of the university. There is no age limit criteria for NIFT admission in the MDes course.

NIFT MFTech Eligibility Criteria 2022

Aspirants should have pursued BFTech course at the undergraduate level to be eligible for MFTech course admissions. There is no age limit criteria for NIFT admission in MFTech course.

NIFT MFM Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates should have completed their undergraduate degree from a recognised institute of the university. There is no age limit criteria for NIFT admission in MFM course.

To go through detailed NIFT eligibility criteria 2022 for BDes, BFTech, MDes, MFM, and MFTech course admissions.

 

 

Application Start Date :

3rd December 2022

Application End Date :

17th January 2022

Exam Date :

6th February 2022

Result Date :

6th March 2022

Conducted By :

National Institute of Fashion Technology

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