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NIFT Entrance Exam 2021, Application Form, Dates, Eligibility,

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NIFT 2021 Entrance Exam Notification

NIFT Entrance Exam 2021 – National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), will be conducting NIFT 2021 Entrance Test on February 14th, 2021 for admissions to NIFT B.Des, B.F.Tech, M.Des. (Master of Design), M.F.M. (Master of Fashion Management) and M.FTech. (Master of Fashion Technology) courses for the academic year 2021. Interested students in appearing for the NIFT 2021 entrance exam can check out the complete details about the NIFT 2021 entrance test including admit card, important dates, seat matrix, application procedure, eligibility criteria, age limit, selection process, exam pattern and result on this page.

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is a set of 16 public institutions. Every year a national-level entrance exam is conducted for NIFT admissions by NIFT Delhi. The exam is a gateway for bachelor’s courses in Design (B. Des.) and Fashion Technology (B.F. Tech.), and Master’s Courses in Design (M.Des.), Fashion Technology (M.F. Tech.) and Fashion Management (M.F.M.). NIFT 2021 will be organised by NIFT, Delhi for all the sixteen Campuses around India.

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Programs Offered

UG CourseB.Des. (Fashion Design), B.Des. (Leather Design), B.Des. (Accessory Design), B.Des. (Textile Design), B.Des. (Knitwear Design), B.Des. (Fashion Communication)
B.FTech. (Apparel Production)
PG CourseM.Des. (Master of Design)
M.F.M. (Master of Fashion Management)
M.FTech. (Master of Fashion Technology)

NIFT Entrance Exam 2021 Important Dates

Registration Starts15th December 2020
Last date to apply online21st January 2021
Last date to apply online with Late fee24th January 2021
Window to Edit Application Form25th to 28th January 2021
Availability of Admit Card01st February 2021
NIFT 2021 Exam Date14th February 2021
Window to receive observations/objection from the applicant for GAT exam17th to 20th February 2021
Result of Written Entrance ExamFebruary/March, 2021
Last date for online registration for foreign nationals/SAARC/NRIs/OCI30th April, 2021
Situation Test / Group Discussion / InterviewApril – May, 2021
Declaration of Final Result (Online)End of May / June, 2021
CounsellingEnd of May /June 2021

Eligibility Criteria for NIFT 2021

Eligibility for Bachelor’s Programs (B.Des & B.FTech)

Qualifying Age for B.Des & B.FTechMaximum age should be less than 24 years as on 1st August of the year of admission. The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for applicants of Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe/ Person with Disability (PWD) categories
Educational qualification for B.DesThe +2 level examinations in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education / State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi.
A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.
3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system
General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/ Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB).
Educational qualification for (B.FTech) ProgramThe +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized 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 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
3 or 4-years diploma in any branch of Engineering recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to a 10+2 system with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. or General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/ Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / International Baccalaureate (IB).

Eligibility for Master Programs (M.Des,M.F.M and M.FTech)

Qualifying Age for M.Des, M.F.M and M.FTechNo age limit
For Master’s Program in Design M.Des (Master of Design)Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India
Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.
For Master’s Program in Fashion Management- M.F.MPassed Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India.
Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.
For Master’s Program in Fashion Technology- M.FTechB.F Tech. from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
B.E / B.Tech. from any Institute / University recognized by law in India.
Applicants appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.

NIFT 2021 Entrance Exam Application Process

  • Application Form and Prospectus will be available online only.
  • Applicants can apply online through the official website www.nift.ac.in or https://applyadmission.net/nift2021/
  • Applicants are advised to keep a print out/photocopy of Application Form for further reference along with proof of payment.
  • Window to edit/ update Application Form Prior to making the payment applicant can edit/amend the information in the online application. Once the payment has been made by the applicant he/she will not be allowed to change/modify any information by the system.
  • Guidelines for applying online may be referred for the purpose. The prospectus is available at NIFT website www.nift.ac.in free of cost.

Application Fee

For General/ OBC (Non-Creamy)/ GEN/EWS CategoryRs. 2000/-
For SC/ ST/ PWD CategoryRs.1000/-
Mode of PaymentApplication fee has to be paid through an online payment gateway.

NIFT 2021 Admit Card

· The applicants have to download the admit card from the website www.nift.ac.in
· Admit Cards Entry to the Examination Centre will be allowed with admit cards only. On the basis of information given in the NIFT Application Forms, Admit Cards of provisionally eligible applicants will be available for download from www.nift.ac.in or https:// applyadmission.net/nift2021 from 1st February, 2021 onwards. Admit cards will not be sent by post. Applicants are advised to regularly check the NIFT website for updates. Note: Admit Cards, Results and Counselling Schedule will be available on NIFT’s website only. No separate communication will be sent by post.

NIFT 2021 Exam Pattern

All eligible applicants would have to go through an examination process. The process for each programme is separately listed below:
B.Des For applicants to the UG Design programs, the selection process comprises a written examination comprising a Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT), followed by a Situation Test to be undertaken by shortlisted applicants of the written examination.
B.FTech For applicants to the UG Fashion Technology program, the selection process comprises a written examination comprising of a General Ability Test (GAT)
M.DesFor applicants to the PG Design program, the selection process comprises a written examination comprising of a Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT) followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD/PI) for shortlisted applicants of the written examination
M.F.M. For the M.F.M program, the selection process comprises of Written test comprising of a General Ability Test (GAT) followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD/PI) for shortlisted applicants of the written examination
M.FTech For the M.F.Tech program, the selection process comprises of Written test comprising of a General Ability Test (GAT) followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD/PI) for shortlisted applicants of the written examination
NoteThe objective type tests are subject to negative marking. The negative marking will apply at the rate of 0.25 each wrong answer.

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Written Exam (for all programs)
· Based on their choice of city, all eligible applicants will have to appear for the written entrance examination at the Examination Centres opted by them. The written entrance examination is designed to test the knowledge, skill and aptitude of the applicants for the programme opted.

Examination Centres

· A Paper Based Test (PBT) for all UG and PG Programmes will be conducted on 14th February, 2021 at 32 cities. The applicant may select only One city for the examination scheduled on 14th February, 2021. No request for change in the examination center will be entertained at any stage.
· Ahmedabad, Kannur (Kerala), Bengaluru, Kolkata, Bhopal, Lucknow, Bhubaneswar, Madurai, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Chennai, Nagpur, Cochin,Patna, Coimbatore, Pune, Dehradun, Raipur, Delhi, Ranchi,Guwahati, Surat,Hyderabad, Udaipur, Jaipur, Vadodara, Jammu, Vishakhapatnam, Jodhpur, Shillong, Kangra, Srinagar (J&K)

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