NIFT 2019: Entrance Exam, Application Form, Exam Date, Pattern

NIFT 2019NIFT 2019 entrance exam will be organized by National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT). It is a national level examination. NIFT offers admissions in various UG and PG courses in the field of fashion and technology. Through this exam students will get admission in B.Des, B.F.Tech, M.Des and MFM programmes. This exam is organized once in a year. The university will organize CAT (Creative Ability Test) and GAT (General Ability Test) to offer admission. Here we are providing details for NIFT 2019 including application form, important dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

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NIFT 2019 Exam Date

Here we are providing the tentative schedule of NIFT 2019 entrance exam:

Online registration starts3rd week of October 2018
Last date for registrationLast week of December 2018
Application correction windowLast week of December to 1st week of January 2019
Last date for registration with Rs. 5000/- late fee1st week of January 2019
Release of admit card2nd week of January 2019
Exam date3rd week of January 2019
Declaration of result4th week of March 2019
Call Letter Release (PG course)4th week of March 2019
Situation Test/Group Discussion/InterviewApril to May 219
Final result declarationMay/June 2019
Counselling beginsJune 2019

NIFT Application Form 2019

  • Students will be able to fill the application form through online mode.
  • No application will be issued through offline mode.
  • NIFT 2019 application form will be provided from the third week of October 2018.
  • Any correction in the submitted application form can be done during the correction window.
  • Last date to fill & submit the application will be last week of December 2018.
  • Candidates should take a printout copy of the filled application for future use.
  • Candidates paying application fee through DD will have to send the completed application form along with DD to the address given below:

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

Application Fee:

  • The application fee can be paid through debit/credit card or demand draft.
  • The DD should be drawn in favor of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi.
  • The application fee will be Rs. 1500/- for general/OBC-NCL and Rs. 750/- for SC/ST & PwD candidates.

Eligibility Criteria

Here we have provided the eligibility criteria for various UG and PG courses offered by NIFT:

Eligibility for B.Des:

  • The maximum age limit will be 23 years as on 1st October 2019.
  • Five years relaxation in upper age limit will be provided to SC/ST and PwD candidates.
  • 10+2, GCE examination, 3 or 4 years diploma holder candidates are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply.

Eligibility for PG Courses:

  • There will be no age limit for PG courses.
CoursesQualification Criteria
M.Des/MFMUG degree in any discipline or UG diploma of minimum 3 year duration from NIFT/NID.
M.F.TechB.F.Tech from NIFT or BE/B.Tech from any recognized institution.

NIFT Exam Pattern 2019

Below we are providing the exam pattern of NIFT entrance exam 2019:

  • Exam Mode: The examination will be conducted via pen and paper based mode.
  • Papers: There will be two papers conducted, i.e. CAT and GAT (as applicable).
  • Medium: The question paper will be asked in English language.
  • Duration: The exam duration will be 120 minutes (2 hours) for B.Des & M.Des.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no provision of negative marking.

Exam Pattern for B.Des & M.Des:

SectionB.Des (GAT)M.Des (GAT)
Quantitative Ability2020
Communication Ability2530
English Comprehension2530
Analytical Ability1525
General Knowledge & Current Affairs1515

 NIFT Syllabus 2019

  • The syllabus of NIFT entrance exam has been divided into two sections, i.e. CAT and GAT.
  • GAT syllabus for M.Des/B.Des courses will contain topics like Quantitative Ability, English Comprehension, Analytical Ability, Communication Ability, General Knowledge & Current Affairs.
  • CAT test will judge the ability, power of observation in concept development and design ability of the candidate.
  • It also tests the creative and innovative use of colour and illustration skills.

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: It will be released in the third week of October 2019.
Answer: The authority will provide the facility to make correction in the application in the month of January 2019.
Answer: You can check the eligibility criteria from the above given section.
Answer: The examination will be conducted in the third week of January 2019.
Answer: Yes, appearing candidates are also eligible to apply.
Answer: The application fee will be Rs. 1500/- for general/OBC-NCL and Rs. 750/- for SC/ST & PwD candidates.
Answer: Candidates will be able to submit the application till the last week of December 2018 (without late fee).

NIFT Admit Card 2019

The admit card will be provided to students only through online mode. NIFT 2019 admit card will be published in the second week of January 2019.

NIFT hall ticket will not be sent via post. In case of any discrepancy in the admit card contact to the officials immediately.

NIFT Result 2019

Candidates who will appear in the written exam can check the NIFT 2019 result via online mode. It will be announced in the month of February 2019.

After the result announcement, group discussion, interview, situation test will be conducted. After that a final result will be declared in the month of June 2019.

NIFT Admission 2019

NIFT counselling 2019 will be started after the declaration of written test result. There will be various admission rounds organized like interview, group discussion and situation test.

Candidates will have to bring the required documents and their photocopies at the time of admission. Seats will be allotted to candidates on the basis of rank, category, availability of seats and performance in the admission rounds.

For any other queries about NIFT 2019, you may leave your queries below in the comment box.

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  1. Anagha says:

    I will complete my 12th in this year. Can I apply for NIFT 2019 entrance exam ?

  2. Priya agrawal says:

    I am doing ,I am in 2nd year may I eligible for nift exam?

  3. Grace says:

    I’m from chennai and I want to apply for M.Des , so in which center would I be allotted to write my entrance exam?

  4. Nikita says:

    I am an international student from the US; when and how do I take the exam to apply for 2019?

  5. Janu says:

    I have completed my 12th class in 2017. Can I give NIFT in 2019?

  6. Aniroodh says:

    Can we appear for the entrance exam just after our 10+2 exams?

  7. Swetha says:

    I Am 18 years can I give nift entrance exam for b. Des

  8. Ekta says:

    My question is as i am graduated in and now I wanted to do masters in fashion because I am going to germany what are the procedures in masters ?

  9. Priya Mohan says:

    Can I apply if I’m appearing for my 12 exams in 2019?

  10. Isha gupta says:

    What is the difference between B.Des and B.F.Tech??

  11. Richa says:

    If some onehas not scored passing marks in class 12th boards. So can they eligible for appearing nift entrance exam?

  12. sarthi says:

    Does bdes courses contain bftech course

  13. Divya says:

    sir i am complited my btech am i eligible for exam

  14. Sainik says:

    Mentioned above 10+2 holder candidates are eligible for examination.myself completed 10+2 in 2016

  15. Sainik says:

    Can we hope any changes in age limit.(from above 20 or21age )

  16. Nikita says:

    My d. O. B is 4th june, and im 17 years old,,, can i give nift exam?

  17. Bhoomika says:

    How many % are required in 12th to fill the application form?

  18. Hema rawat says:

    I’m below 18….am I also eligible for nift exam 2019?
    I’have just given 12th exams!

  19. Roselin lepcha says:

    Iam arts student can I apply for NIFT entrance test

  20. Anshita singh says:

    Can I apply NIFT after 10 th

  21. Shreya aggarwal says:

    Sir my d.o.b is 1/03/1996 … Am i eligible for nift ug next year?

  22. Subha says:

    I’m from odisha..But I want to study in Mumbai nift..Is it possible??

  23. Subha says:

    Who will decide our clg for study after entrance exam??

  24. Ayesha Meman says:

    I will appear for my 12th boards in 2019. Can I appear for nift entrance exam in 2019?

  25. Your Name... says:

    I am a commerce student
    Can i apply for nift

  26. Samriti says:

    I was born on 23 October, 2001 so I can write this entrance exam in January 2019

  27. Samriti says:

    Can i apply for exam if I m appearing for class 12 exams and waiting for results

  28. Suchitra sen says:

    What is the minimum age of NIFT entrance examination?

  29. -Rituraj kumar says:

    Sir can we apply for graphic designing course in nift if yes then what is the name of the course

  30. Muskan says:

    Can I write the entrance exam at the age of 17 when my 12th ISC result will be awaited?

  31. Shaan says:

    Q1. Can we apply for pg in fashion communication after ug in fashion design from a private design college ?

  32. Anonymous says:

    How many times one can attempt nift .
    Is no. of attempts limited?

  33. Aryan says:

    Has nift announced call latter for UG course

  34. Varshitha says:

    Can we write entrance exam at the age of 18.PL tell me??

  35. gyan sahu says:

    What does it meant age 23 on oct 2019

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