National Institute of Fashion Technology(NIFT) Entrance Exams

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) - Information

The National Institute of Fashion Technology was set up in 1986 by the Government of India and is an accredited institution of management, design and technology that deals with international fashion business. The institute offers education in fashion business through their vast network that comprises 14 domestic centres and an international centre in Mauritius.

The entrance exams for the prestigious NIFT are conducted by the board for various programmes in fashion like Bachelor of Design in Fashion Design, Leather Design, Textile Design, Knitwear Design and Apparel Production.

Eligibility Criteria

Maximum Age: Candidate should be 23 years old as on 1st October of the year of admission. The upper age limit is relaxed by a period of five years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe/ Differently-Abled Person (PHP).

Bachelor of Design - B. Des. (Fashion Design / Leather Design / Accessory Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication)
  • Candidate should have passed 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
  • Candidate should have passed General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB).
  • OR
  • Candidate should have passed 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
  • Candidate should have a pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.
  • OR
  • Candidate should have passed 3- or 4-year diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
Eligibility criteria for Bachelor of Fashion Technology - B.FTech (Apparel Production) is the same as above except for there is a requirement to have Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects at the 10+2 level and as for the 3- or 4-year diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education, it should be in engineering background.

How to Obtain Application Form?

Candidate belonging to the general category should obtain a demand draft of Rs. 1,500 in the favour of the National Institute of Fashion Technology in New Delhi before the submission of application. For SC and ST candidates, a demand draft of Rs. 800 is required for the same. Candidates can also apply through online mode. After making the payment, admit cards for the NIFT entrance exam are issued.

Important Dates

TThe entrance exam for the NIFT will be held on 8th February 2015. The application will be made available from 10th November 2014 to 10th January 2015. The last date for submission will be 10th January 2015. Admit cards will be provided on 23rd January. The results of the entrance exam will be declared at the end of May or June.

List of Institutions that Accept NIFT Scores are mentioned below:
  • International Institute of Fashion Technology
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology

Last Updated on : February 15, 2019