NIFT 2020: Online Application, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Dates

NIFT 2020 Admission: National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is now opened Application/ Registration link for NIFT 2020 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 2020-21. 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 2020, Just go through this Article and Download the prospectus from before Applying Online.

NIFT 2020: Exam Overview

ExaminationNIFT 2020 Entrance exam
Article categoryApplication details
Exam typeNational level exam
Conducting AuthorityNational Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
Academic session2020-2021
Course offeredB.Des, B.F.Tech, M.Des, and MFM
Date of examinationJanuary 2020
Mode of examinationOnline (Computer Based Test)

NIFT 2020: Important Dates

NIFT 2020 official notification announcedOctober 22, 2019
Application process beginsOctober 23, 2019
Application process ends December 31, 2019
Last date to register with late fee of Rs. 5000January 4, 2020
Availability of admit cardJanuary 10, 2020
NIFT 2020 examJanuary 19, 2020
Announcement of result February/March, 2020
Situation Test/GD/InterviewFebruary/March, 2020
Declaration of final resultMay/June, 2020
Counselling process beginsJune, 2020

NIFT 2020: 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 2020 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 2020: 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 2020: Application FEE

General/OBC categoryRs 2,000/-
SC/ST/PwD categoriesRs 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 2020

Step 1: Click on

Step 2: Click on NIFT 2020 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 2020

Step 7: Take a printout and keep it for future use

NIFT 2020 – Exam Pattern

SectionNo. of questionsNo. of questionsNo. of questions
Quantitative Ability303030
Communication Ability & English Comprehension454550
Analytical & Logical Ability252525
General Knowledge and Current Affairs252525
Case Study252540

NIFT 2020: Admit Card

The Admit card of NIFT 2020 will be published at least 10-15 Days prior to the Entrance Exam. The NIFT 2020 Admit Card link will be Available below.

NIFT 2020 Exam Centres

JodhpurJammuJaipurKannur (Kerala)
VishakhapatnamVadodaraShillongSrinagar (J&K)

NIFT 2020: Result

The Result of NIFT 2020 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 2020 Counselling

The counselling process of NIFT 2020 will start after Release of NIFT 2020 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 2020

Official WebsiteClick Here
NotificationClick Here
ApplicationClick Here

NIFT 2020 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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