NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 Overview

Exam Type:
National Level
Format:
Offline/PBT
Language:
English

The National Institute of Fashion Technology, commonly known as the NIFT conducts a written examination in order to evaluate students' ability and skills for its undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of fashion technology. The NIFT 2018 entrance exam is going to be held on January 21, 2018 at paper-based mode. Interested candidates need to qualify NIFT written examination, followed by the situation test/group discussion/personal interview rounds. NIFT has announced the important dates for NIFT 2018 entrance exam. The application process for NIFT 2018 has been started from October 20, 2017 and will be open until December 29, 2017. However, aspirants can apply for the exam until January 2, 2018 with a late fee of INR 5000/-.

NIFT 2018 Important Dates

Event

Date

Online Registrations Starts

October 20, 2017

Deadline for Online Registrations

December 29, 2017

Last date for Online Registrations with Late Fee

January 2, 2018

Edit/ Update Application Form

From December 30, 2017 Saturday (12:00

hrs) till January 2, 2018 Tuesday (16:00 hrs)

Availability of Admit Cards (Online Only)

January 9, 2018

NIFT 2018 Exam Date

January 21, 2018

NIFT 2018 Result

February/March 2018

Situation Test / Group Discussion / Interview

April – May, 2018

Final Result Declaration Date (Online)

By the end of May or June 2018

NIFT 2018 Counselling

By the end of May or June 2018

 

NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate Programmes

Bachelor of Design (B.Des) (Fashion Design / Leather Design / Accessory Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication)

The applicant needs to complete 10+2 in any discipline from a recognised board.

Candidates with General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB) are also eligible.

Candidates who have completed Senior Secondary School Examination from National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) with minimum five subjects are also eligible to apply for NIFT 2018 entrance exam.

Applicants with 3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education can also apply.

Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) (B.FTech.)

The candidate must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics 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.

Candidates with General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ International Baccalaureate (IB) are also eligible.

Candidates who have completed Senior Secondary School Examination from National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) with minimum five subjects including Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are also eligible to apply for NIFT 2018 entrance exam.

Applicants with 3 or 4-years diploma in any branch of engineering recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education can also apply.

Postgraduate Programmes

Master of Design (M.Des)

The applicant must have completed a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognised university.

Applicants with an undergraduate diploma of minimum three years from NIFT/ NID are also eligible.

Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M.)

The applicant must have completed a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognised university.

Applicants with an undergraduate diploma of minimum three years from NIFT/ NID are also eligible.

Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech.)

The candidate must have a B.F.Tech. from NIFT or  any Institute / University recognized by law in India

NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 Application Details

Candidates can apply online for NIFT 2018 through visiting NIFT web portals i.e. www.nift.ac.in or https://admission.net/nift2018.

Candidates can also access the application form by clicking on the ‘Admission 2018- Apply Now!’ banner available on the official website of NIFT.

After opening the NIFT online application web portal, click on the ‘Fresh Candidate to create Log In (New Log In)’ tab to register as a new user.

Fill up all the required information including a valid Email ID and contact number to apply online.

Click on the ‘Submit’ button. Remember, information filled once will not be changed under any circumstances. Hence, students are advised to fill up the application form carefully.

As soon as the application form is submitted, the candidate will receive a confirmation mail of the successful registration on his/ her registered email ID.

Application fees detail

Student’s Category

NIFT 2018 Application Fee

GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) candidates

INR 1500/-

SC/ST/PWD- candidates

INR 750/-

 

Exam Pattern

NIFT Entrance Exam Exam Pattern

Topics

Marks

Quantitative Ability

30

30

10

Communication Ability & English Comprehension

45

45

50

Analytical & Logical Ability

25

25

25

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

25

25

25

Case Study

25

25

40

Total

150

150

150

 

NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 Counselling/Interview

The NIFT entrance exam committee will provide details of counselling such as counselling mode, dates and process on the official website of NIFT by the end of May 2018 or start of June 2018. Candidates should check the NIFT website regularly for updates.

All the selected candidates will need to show the required documents at the time of counselling process.

Documents required in NIFT Counselling

  • Original certificates of 12th class/ degree (mark sheet and certificate)
  • Original degree certificate (mark sheet and certificate) (If applying for PG course)
  • In case the candidate is appearing for either qualifying exam or compartment exam, the result of which is due, the candidate should carry the date sheet/ admit card.
  • The candidate should also carry the bank draft(s) of the prescribed fee drawn in favour of “NIFT HO”.
  • The candidate must also carry the proof of birth i.e. Secondary School Mark Sheet & Certificate (Original and Photocopy).
  • Candidates belonging to reserved category must carry the SC/ST/OBC - Non-Creamy/PWD
  • Medical certificate duly signed by the Registered Medical Practitioner in the prescribed format in original.

NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 Exam Centres

S.No.

City

S.No.

City

1

Ahmedabad

17

Kannur (Kerala)

2

Bengaluru

18

Kolkata

3

Bhopal

19

Lucknow

4

Bhubaneswar

20

Madurai

5

Chandigarh

21

Mumbai

6

Chennai

22

Nagpur

7

Cochin

23

Patna

8

Coimbatore

24

Pune

9

Dehradun

25

Raipur

10

Delhi

26

Ranchi

11

Guwahati

27

Surat

12

Hyderabad

28

Udaipur

13

Jaipur

29

Vadodara

14

Jammu

30

Vishakhapatnam

15

Jodhpur

31

Shillong

16

Kangra

32

Srinagar (J&K)

 

NIFT Entrance Exam 2018 Contact Details

NIFT Campus,
Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park,
New Delhi - 110 016,
Tel: +91-11-26542000 Fax: +91-11-26535890