NIFT - National Institute of Fashion Technology



National Institute of Fashion Technology was set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. It has emerged as the premier Institute of Design, Management and Technology, developing professionals for taking up leadership positions in fashion business in the emerging global scenario. NIFT has been granted statutory status under the act of Parliament of India in 2006, empowering the Institute to award degrees and other academic distinctions. NIFT is the first premier institute in India to award its own Degrees in the field of Fashion Education.

Highlights:

  • Teaching at the Institute, emphasis on self-motivated learning by using information, experience and practice.
  • Craft Survey and Documentation: As part of the Craft Cluster initiative of NIFT, students undertake field visits to closely interact and work with craftsmen to add value to their products.
  • Excellent placements for graduating students, with diverse segments of industry like large retailers, brand marketers, manufacturers, consultancy organizations, e-retailer, textile mills, home furnishing companies, design BPO's, technology solution providers, and large apparel manufacturing companies along with international brands.
  • State Of Art Infrastructure at all NIFT campuses at Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Raebareli and Shillong.
  • International Semester Exchange Programs - NIFT has strategic agreements and partnerships with about 32 leading international fashion institutes & organizations that share the same academic direction, integrating NIFT students with the global mainstream of fashion.
  • Dual Degree Program with FIT New York

Programs Offered at UG and PG levels:

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

Admission Procedure

For Admission to 2018 session, candidate will have multiple options for taking the admission test as given below:

Admission Calendar

Online Registration

20th October 2017 to 29th December 2017

Last date for Online Registration

29th December, 2017

Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000/-

02nd January, 2018

Admit Card (Online Only)

09th January 2018 (1300 Hrs)

Written Exam (for all UG and PG )

21st January, 2018

Result of Written Entrance Examination

February/March, 2018

Situation Test / Group Discussion / Interview

April - May 2018

Declaration of Final Results (online)

End of May/ June 2018

Counselling

End of May/ June 2018 onwards

SCHEDULE OF WRITTEN EXAMINATION

Date of Test : 21st January, 2018: All UG and PG Programmes The result of the entrance examination will be displayed on the NIFT website.

On the basis of result of written test GAT and CAT, shortlisted

B.Des candidates will be called for second test called Situation Test.

For B.F.Tech. candidates, GAT will be the final test for selection.

The candidates for M.Des will take GAT and CAT. On the basis of the result of GAT and CAT, in the case of M.Des. and GAT in the case of M.F.Tech and MFM, candidates will be called for Group Discussion/Personal Interview (GD/PI).

PROGRAMMES

Test

Test Timings

Bachelor of Design

CAT

GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

02.30 pm to 04.30 pm

Master of Design

CAT

GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

02.30 pm to 04.30 pm

Bachelor of Fashion Technology

GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

Master of Fashion Technology

GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm

Master of Fashion Management

GAT

10.00 am to 01.00 pm


Eligibility - For Bachelor Programmes :

Maximum Age: 23 years as on 1st October, 2017. The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe/ Person With Disability (PWD) subject to following qualifications:

Eligibility for Bachelor Programmes - Design - B.Des. 
(Fashion Design / Leather Design / Accessory Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication)

  • The +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 / State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi. 
    or
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB). 
    or
  • 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. 
    or
  • A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects. 
    or
  • 3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.

Eligibility for Bachelor Programme - Technology 
Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) (B.FTech.)

  • The +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. 
    or
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / International Baccalaureate (IB). 
    or
  • 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 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 
    or
  • 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. 
    or
  • 3 or 4-years diploma in any branch of Engineering recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education

For Master Programmes : 
Age - No age limit

Eligibility for Master Programme - Design 
M.Des (Master of Design)

  • Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India 
    or
  • Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.

Note: Master of Design (M.Des.) is an advanced course that demands an understanding of fundamentals in design and presupposes that candidates would be familiar with the basic skills and theories for successful completion of the programme. The course would not provide any basic knowledge and skill development in design as a part of its Master programme.

Eligibility for Master Programme - Management 
M.F.M (Master of Fashion Management)

  • Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India. 
    or
  • Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.

Eligibility for Master Programme - Technology 
M.F.Tech. (Master of Fashion Technology)

  • B.F.Tech. from NIFT 
    or
  • B.E / B.Tech. from any Institute / University recognized by law in India.

 


Admission Procedure

1)      Candidates are required to apply online through website: https://applyadmission.net/nift2018 They can access this website also through the ‘Admission 2018 - Apply now!’ banner on the homepage of official website of NIFT (http://www.nift.ac.in)

2)      An Application Fee  (Amount applicable is  Rs.1500/- in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) candidates and 750/- in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates )has to be paid either through online payment gateway or through Bank Demand Draft issued in favour of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi

Clarification

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Contact (011) 24608500

Timing: 10.00am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-4.00pm (Monday to Friday).

 

For any further Information please contact:

NIFT HEAD OFFICE
NIFT Campus,
Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park,
New Delhi - 110 016,
Tel: +91-11-26542000 Fax: +91-11-26535890,
www.nift.ac.in