NIFT 2018: Result, Call Letter, Interview, Counselling & Admission

NIFT 2018NIFT 2018 Call Letter for Situation Test has been released now. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is a premier institution in fashion education. The institution offers bachelor’s and master’s courses in design and fashion technology. Admission in the 16 campuses of NIFT is done through NIFT entrance examination. The entrance exam is conducted one time in a year. Here, candidates can check details about NIFT 2018 including result, cut-off, counselling, admission, etc.

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NIFT 2018 Notification – Call Letter For Situation Test Released

newiconNIFT 2018 Call Letter for Situation Test has been released now.  Check here for call letter.

NIFT 2018 situation test is organized on 29th & 30th April 2018 at NIFT Campuses Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad and Chennai.Check here for situation test details.

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NIFT 2018 Registration for Situation Test for shortlisted candidates of B.Des course can be done till 12th April 2018 (12 Noon). Candidates can select date & test center for situation test. Click here for registration.

NIFT 2018 Call Letter for Group Discussion/Personal Interview rounds (PG courses) has been released on 24th March 2018.Check here for call letter details.

NIFT 2018 Result for Written Test has been declared on 22nd March 2018. Check here for result details.

Click here to check NIFT 2018 Prospectus.

NIFT 2018 Admit Card has been released on 9th January 2018. Check here for admit card details.

NIFT 2018 Application Form Correction (Edit/Update) has been started from 30th December 2017 to 2nd January 2018. Click here for application correction.

NIFT 2018 Application Form (with the late fee of Rs. 5000) can be filled till 2nd January 2018. Click here for application form.

Courses Offered

Courses offered on the campuses of NIFT at UG and PG level are given below:

  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech)
  • Master of Design (M.Des)
  • Master of Fashion Management (MFM)
  • Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech)

NIFT 2018 Exam Date

Students can check the NIFT exam dates 2018 in the below table:

EventsExam Dates (Announced)
Commencement of Online Application20th October 2017
Closing of Application Form Submission29th December 2017
Last date of online registration with the late fee of Rs. 5000/-2nd January 2018
Application Correction Starts30th December 2017 to 2nd January 2018 (04:00 PM)
Downloading of NIFT 2018 Admit Card9th January 2018
Exam Date21st January 2018
Result of Written Entrance Examination22nd March 2018
Call Letter Released24th March 2018
Registration for Situation Test Starts5th April to 12th April 2018 (Noon)
Situation Test/Group Discussion/Interview29th & 30th April 2018
Final Result DeclarationMay/June 2018
CounsellingJune 2018

NIFT Result 2018

  • NIFT 2018 result was declared on 22nd March 2018.
  • The result was declared online on the official website of NIFT.
  • The result of B.F.Tech is prepared on the basis of GAT only.
  • M.Des result is prepared on the basis of GAT, CAT and Situation Test while M.Des result is prepared on the basis of GAT, CAT, GD/PI.
  • The final result of MFM and M.F.Tech will be declared on the basis of GAT and GD/PI.

Also Check:

NIFT 2018 Cut Off

Seat Availability:

Candidates can also check the courses options and seat availability in different campuses:

NIFT 2018 Seats

NIFT Counselling 2018

  • The counselling for (situation test) for B.Des will be organized on 29th & 30th April 2018.
  • All the qualified candidates must necessarily participate in NIFT 2018 counselling to get admission.
  • The registration for situation test can be done till 12th April 2018.
  • Candidates should download their call letter for situation test from 13th April 2018.

NIFT Admission 2018

  • NIFT 2018 admission will start after the declaration of result and merit list.
  • At the time of admission, candidates have to carry original as well as photocopies of all the prescribed documents for verification purpose.

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: You may refer the eligibility criteria section of our article to know the eligibility criteria for UG and PG courses.
Answer: NIFT 2018 application form was available from 20th October 2017.
Answer: The test will be conducted in offline mode.
Answer: Yes. 15% seats are reserved for SC category candidates while 7.5% seats are reserved for ST category candidates.
Answer: The last date to submit the application form was 29th December 2017.
Answer: Candidates age should be less than 23 years as on 1st October 2018 (19 years for SC/ST/PHP candidates).
Answer: 1500/- (750/- for SC/ST/PHP category candidates).

Still any question, leave your comment.

Click here to check NIFT 2018 More FAQs.

NIFT 2019

NIFT entrance exam 2019 will be conducted to offer admission in B.Des, B.F.Tech, M.Des and MFM programmes. It is a national level examination organized by the National Institute of Fashion Technology. It organizes CAT (Creative Ability Test) and GAT (General Ability Test) to offer admission in various courses.

NIFT Application Form 2018

  • The facility for online application form was started from the 20th October 2017.
  • NIFT 2018 Application form was filled through online mode only. No printed application form was entertained for NIFT 2018.
  • Candidates filling the application after the last date have to submit the late fee of Rs. 5000/- in addition to the application form.
  • After filling the form completely, candidates may take the printout of filled-in application for references.
  • Candidates are also advised to retain the proof of payment.
  • Candidates can edit/update the application form from 30th December 2017 to 2nd January 2018.

Application Fee:

Category-wise application fee of NIFT 2018 is given below:

CategoryApplication Fee
GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy layer)Rs. 1500/-
SC/ST/PwD CategoryRs. 750/-

Two modes are available for paying the application fee:

  • Online Payment Gateway (Credit/Debit Card)
  • Bank Demand Draft

Demand draft must be issued in favour of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi. Applicants who are going to opt DD for fee payment are required to send the duly completed application along with DD to the following address:

Project Manager,
All India Management Association Management House,
14, Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003

NIFT 2018 Application Notice

Eligibility Criteria

The norms and conditions that students have to satisfy to be eligible for NIFT 2018. The eligibility criteria for UG and PG courses is given below:

For UG Courses:

Qualification Criteria:

CoursesQualifying Examination
  • Pass in/appearing 10+2 examination from recognized state board or central board such as CBSE, CISCE, etc.
    General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the advanced (A) level/International Baccalaureate (IB).
    Any Public School/Board/University Examination equivalent as 10+2 from India or Foreign Universities recognized by AIU.
    Pass in/appearing Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by National Open School with minimum five subjects.
    3 or 4 years diploma passed from a recognized institution.
  • Pass in 10+2 examination from state board/central board with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subject.
  • Candidates holding the diploma of 3 or 4 years in any branch of engineering are also eligible to apply.

 Age Criteria For UG Courses: 

  • Age Limit: Maximum age limit for UG courses is 23 years as on 1st October 2018.
  • The upper age limit of SC/ST/PHP candidates shall be relaxed by 5 years.

For PG Courses:

Qualification Criteria:

CoursesQualifying Examination
  • B.Des degree from the recognized institution.
    Diploma in UG Design from NIFT/NID only
    Undergraduate diploma of 3-years from NIFT/NID.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.
  • Undergraduate degree from the recognized institution.
    Undergraduate diploma of 3-years from NIFT/NID.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.
  • The prescribed qualification is B.F.Tech from NIFT.
    B.E./B.Tech degree from a recognized institution.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.

Age Criteria For PG Courses:

  • Age Limit: No prescribed age limit for PG courses.

The detailed eligibility criteria are given here:

NIFT Eligibility 2018

NIFT Admit Card 2018

  • NIFT 2018 admit card of eligible candidates has been available for download from 9th January 2018.
  • The link is given above.
  • Admit card is not be sent via post.
  • Candidates have to mandatory carry the admit card to the test center on the day of examination.

NIFT 2018 Exam Pattern

The NIFT exam pattern comprises of GAT, CAT & GD/PI. The details about these tests are discussed below.

General Ability Test (GAT) is the written test for all the 5 courses offered by NIFT. For B.Des and M.Des courses, GAT is the first test for selection in NIFT. After GAT, B.Des & M.Des aspirants are required to qualify the CAT (Creative Ability Test). Candidates who will qualify both the written tests will be eligible for Situation Test (in case of B.Des) and GD/PI (in case of M.Des).

For B.F.Tech, GAT is the only selection test. MFM & M.F.Tech candidates are required to participate in GD/PI after qualifying the GAT.

  • Exam Mode: For all courses, GAT will be conducted in offline mode (PBT).
  • Exam duration: The duration of GAT written test will be 2 hours (for B.Des & M.Des) and 3 hours (for B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech).
  • Number of Questions: Total 100 questions will be asked in GAT for B.Des and 120 questions will be asked for M.Des. 150 questions will be asked in B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech.
  • Language: The paper medium will be English only.
  • Papers: For B.Des and M.Des, two written exams will be conducted i.e. GAT & CAT whereas for B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech only GAT will be conducted.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking.

Exam Pattern For B.Des & M.Des Courses:

The test structure of GAT for B.Des courses is as follows:

SectionsNo. of Questions
Quantitative Ability20
Communication Ability25
English Comprehension25
Analytical Ability15
General Knowledge & Current Affairs15

The test structure of GAT for M.Des courses is as follows:

SectionsNo. of Questions
Quantitative Ability20
Communication Ability30
English Comprehension30
Analytical Ability25
General Knowledge & Current Affairs15

Exam Pattern For B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech Courses:

The test structure of GAT for B.F.Tech & M.F.Tech courses is as follows:

SectionsNo. of Questions
Quantitative Ability30 (10 questions for MFM)
Communication Ability & English Comprehension45 (50 questions for MFM)
Analytical & Logical Ability25
General Knowledge & Current Affairs25
Case Study25 (40 questions for MFM)

Here, we are providing the NIFT written test schedule for all UG and PG courses:

NIFT 2018 Exam Schedule

Candidates also check the weightage assigned to each test in the final merit list of the entrance examination:

NIFT 2018 Weightage

Note: In case of the score being equal, the older candidate according to the date of birth will be given preference.

NIFT 2018 Syllabus

NIFT syllabus for General Ability Test (GAT) comprises of Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, English Comprehension, Analytical Ability, General Knowledge & Current Affairs for B.Des & M.Des courses. The syllabus of GAT for B.F.Tech, MFM, M.F.Tech will consist of Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability & English Comprehension, Analytical & Logical Ability, General Knowledge & Current Affairs & Case Study.

Creative Ability Test (CAT) for B.Des & M.Des tests the innovative and creative ability of the candidates in designing while Situation test for B.Des candidates will evaluate candidate’s skills for material handling and innovative ability. The group discussion (GD) would comprise of a discussion on a case study. Check below the sample question papers of B.Des, B.F Tech, M.Des, MFM & M.F Tech courses:

How to Prepare for NIFT

  • Gather the complete syllabus of NIFT.
  • Understanding of exam pattern plays an important role in exam preparation.
  • Practice sketching as much as you can.
  • Read newspapers or listen news to enhance your general knowledge.
  • Take proper sleep and keep yourself free from stress.

Exam Centers

The exam was conducted on 21st January 2018 at 32 cities. The candidate may select only ONE city for the examination. No request for the change in examination center was entertained at any stage. The exam city centers are:

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

For any queries regarding NIFT 2018, you may leave your comments below.

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  1. Pratyusha says:

    I got 902 rank in common merit rank and general category rank is 697 will I get admission in nift campus?

  2. Jakkula Deekshita says:

    Is registration of online required for fashion technology counselling and when it starts

  3. Jakkula Deekshita says:

    Sir I got rank in 2018 NIFT exam 2408 and I belong to OBC am I chance to get seat in any NIFT campus

  4. HDE cHRISTOPHER says:

    my daughter has been selected to attend for PG MFM and got a call letter to attend the GD and PI on 23.04.2018 at Delhi. On the same day she has to appear for her UG final semester examination on 23.04.2018. my question is whether she can change the date of GD/PI to some other day after 23.04.2018. pl give your answer. she is in coimbatore, Tamilnadu.

  5. Sssssss says:

    Is it possible to write both nata and nift situation test on the same day
    If can’t give me some tips about what can I do please

  6. Ananthkumar says:

    I am completed 2nd year I am eligible

  7. Shreya says:

    Mam or sir when will be choose center for situation test if you have any update information so please reply must today is 6th April but situation center are filling give me a solution

  8. Adhi says:

    When will registration of sitaution test for B.Ftech starts….?

  9. Vatsalika aggarwal says:

    By mistake I have chosen wrone date for situation test. Date clasking with NATA. How can I get it changed. Please suggest

  10. Riddhi Golder says:

    I am not being able to register for situation test. It is showing ‘data not found’.May i knw why?

  11. Akanksha says:

    Give us information about situation test…

  12. Aswathi Gopinath says:

    Will there be revaluation of nift answer paper?

  13. Priti Rekha Gogoi says:

    Please answer my question. How can i check my rank for the written test. Please provide me the link atleast.

  14. Nashit nasim says:

    Sr mujhe aapna nift username or password yaad ni aarha plz help me kya kru

  15. Subashree says:

    Which group should I take in eleventh standard to apply for NIFT??

  16. akanksha says:

    i’m done with my 12th in march 2018. would i still get the application?
    as you have mentioned that the forms were issued in december 2017

  17. Supriya burnwal says:

    How I register myself for counseling…??

  18. saloni says:

    sir i got Provisionally shortlisted for situation test… what does this mean?i mean that sir due to provisionally my rank will be not good…

  19. tanya says:

    my common rank is 936 and general category rank is 722.will i get admission in any of nift campus?

  20. Misna kp says:

    When will the next admision for nift for pg cource

  21. ankit says:

    how to download call letter for UG courses

  22. Nisu says:

    How to check answer key

  23. Lavanya says:

    What is the link to answer key of GAT for B.Des 2018? Is it available on the official NIFT website?

  24. Manohar says:

    What is the nift rank cutoff for admission into nift campus and fee details for bachelor of technology

  25. Sakshi says:

    How to find nift result

  26. Nithuna suresh says:

    Why is nift eligibility exam result not publishing

  27. Anonymous says:

    Plsss provide us nift results date

  28. Meena says:

    When will be the nift result release ???

  29. geeta maurya says:

    im admission for nift

  30. Ann says:

    A few sites even say that result will only be published by the end of march. Is tis information true?

  31. piyu says:

    y you guys gives us false information about declaring nift result beacuse today is 28th feb and no result announce yet…

  32. piyu says:

    y you guys gives us false information about result because nw its 28th feb and no result announced yet…..m very disppointed with this

  33. Sid says:

    What is the probability that i will get admission in nift gandhinagar if i luckily clear the written entrance test?

  34. Surbhi says:

    When nift entrance result wil declare?

  35. Soumya says:

    Sir today is last day of feb when will be their feb come??

  36. supriya dwivedi says:

    nift written result will be published on feb or march?plz clear this

  37. Adyti S says:

    May i know the exact date of NIFT 2018 result or at least an approximation, please!?

  38. Nikitha says:

    What is the maximum age limit for mftech?

  39. Sarita says:

    What if we appear for a exam and maths section doesn’t go well, rest was good. Should I worry? will that become a problem as I am very bad at maths.

    • Aerodynamic says:

      don’t worry much about these things that u didn’t done well in quantitative so u will score low…………bczz overall performance of your paper will be considered for final evaluation.

  40. Sandra paul says:

    I am a plus twi student can i get admission after my plus two result

  41. karishma sharma says:

    how much marks is available in nift written entrance examfor b.ftech programme

  42. Sana says:

    What’s the time for exam held on 21st January?

  43. B DINESH says:

    For B Des, After qualifying GAT only CAT to be attended, Pl clarify.

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