NIFT 2021: Online Application, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Dates

NIFT 2021 Admission: National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is now opened Application/ Registration link for NIFT 2021 Entrance Examination. Through this Exam, National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) offers Admission to various Courses like Bachelor of Design (B.Des), Master of Fashion Management (MFM), Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech), Master of Design (M.Des), Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech) for the Academic Year 2021-22. NIFT campuses are situated in New Delhi, Gandhinagar, Bhopal, Jodhpur, Kangra, Chennai, Bhubaneshwar, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Patna, Srinagar, Kannur, Raebareli, Shillong and Kolkata. There are a total of 4,297 seats for all these Programmes.

To know more Details about NIFT 2021, Just go through this Article and Download the prospectus from before Applying Online.

NIFT 2021: Exam Overview

Examination NIFT 2021 Entrance exam
Article category Application details
Exam type National level exam
Conducting Authority National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
Academic session 2021-2021
Course offered B.Des, B.F.Tech, M.Des, and MFM
Date of examination January 2021
Mode of examination Online (Computer Based Test)
Official website

NIFT 2021: Important Dates

Event Dates
NIFT 2021 official notification announced October 22, 2019
Application process begins October 23, 2019
Application process ends December 31, 2019
Last date to register with late fee of Rs. 5000 January 4, 2021
Availability of admit card January 10, 2021
NIFT 2021 exam January 19, 2021
Announcement of result February/March, 2021
Situation Test/GD/Interview February/March, 2021
Declaration of final result May/June, 2021
Counselling process begins June, 2021

NIFT 2021: Eligibility Criteria

UG Programmes
  • The applicants must have qualified Intermediate or its equivalent examination from any recognized board or university.
  • The applicants who have completed the 3-4 years of diploma recognized by AICTE or State Board of Technical Education are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates appearing in the final examination of the qualifying educational criteria are also eligible to apply.
  • The maximum age limit of the candidates should not exceed 23 years as on 1st October 2021 for General Category.
  • The age relaxation of 5 years is acceptable for candidates from ST, SC and PHP candidates.
  • The candidates must have passed 10+2 examination from Central/State Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE/ICSE) or its equivalent examination recognized by Government of India.
  • Candidates possessing a 3-years diploma course from any recognized institution in any branch of engineering.
PG Programme
  • There is no age limit for master’s degree courses.
  • Appearing candidates are also eligible to apply.
  • Must have passed the B.Des degree course from an applicable institute. Or
  • The candidates must have a diploma in Bachelor’s Design from NID/NIFT
  • Must have passed the bachelor’s diploma of 3-years duration from NID/NIFT
  • The given qualification from by NIFT is B.F.Tech from national Institute of Fashion Technology, or
  • Tech/B.E. from any applicable institution
  • Bachelor’s diploma of three years course from NID/NIFT.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an applicable institute.

NIFT 2021: Admission Process

Candidates will be admitted to Respective Courses though the Performance in the NIFT entrance test.

Vacant Seats in NIFT

There are a total of 4,297 seats. Bachelor of Design (B.Des) seats are: 642 in Fashion Design (FD), 168 in Leather Design (LD), 600 in Accessory Design (AD), 558 in Textile Design (TD), 296 in Knitwear Design (KD), 598 in Fashion Communication (FC). Then the seats in Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech.) are 518 in Apparel Production (AP). Master of Design (M.Des.) has 171 seats, Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) has 606, and in Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech.) there are 140 seats.

NIFT 2021: Application FEE

General/OBC category Rs 2,000/-
SC/ST/PwD categories Rs 1,000/-

Note: Candidates can pay the application fee online via debit/credit card/net banking. For offline payment, the application fee can be paid through demand draft.

How to Apply for NIFT 2021

Step 1: Click on
Step 2: Click on NIFT 2021 link on the homepage
Step 3: Enter your personal details
Step 4: Upload the scanned documents
Step 5: Pay the application fee
Step 6: Submit the application form of NIFT 2021
Step 7: Take a printout and keep it for future use

NIFT 2021 – Exam Pattern

Programs B.F.Tech M.F.Tech MFM
Section No. of questions No. of questions No. of questions
Quantitative Ability 30 30 30
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 2021: Admit Card

The Admit card of NIFT 2021 will be published at least 10-15 Days prior to the Entrance Exam. The NIFT 2021 Admit Card link will be Available below.

NIFT 2021 Exam Centres

Ahmedabad Bengaluru Bhopal Bhubaneswar
Chandigarh Chennai Coimbatore Cochin
Dehradun Delhi Hyderabad Guwahati
Jodhpur Jammu Jaipur Kannur (Kerala)
Kangra Kolkata Lucknow Madurai
Mumbai Nagpur Patna Pune
Ranchi Raipur Surat Udaipur
Vishakhapatnam Vadodara Shillong Srinagar (J&K)

NIFT 2021: Result

The Result of NIFT 2021 will be released after the General ability test, creative ability test and interview. The result will be published by online mode. The result of the entrance examination shall be announced on the official website of NIFT.

NIFT 2021 Counselling

The counselling process of NIFT 2021 will start after Release of NIFT 2021 Results. To participate in the counselling process, candidates have to register online first. Only those candidates will be eligible for counselling rounds who will have common merit rank.
The agenda of NIFT counselling will be displayed on the official website of NIFT. For getting admission to NIFT courses, it is mandatory for the qualifying candidates to participate in the counselling.

Important Links for NIFT 2021

Official Website Click Here
Notification Click Here
Application Click Here

NIFT 2021 Previous Papers

NIFT UG B.Design GAT (General Ability Test) Question Paper

NIFT UG B.Design CAT (Creative Ability Test) Question Paper

NIFT UG B.F Tech GAT (General Ability Test) Question Paper

NIFT PG M.F Tech GAT (General Ability Test) Question Paper

NIFT PG MFM GAT (General Ability Test) Question Paper

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