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

NIFT 2019NIFT 2019 Application Form has been released. It 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.

Application Form Exam Dates Eligibility

 Exam Pattern Syllabus FAQs

NIFT 2019 Notifications – Application Released

newiconNIFT 2019 Application Form has been released from 22nd October 2018. Check here for application form details.

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NIFT 2019 Exam Date

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

EventsDates (Announced)
Online registration starts22nd October 2018
Last date for registration28th December 2018
Application correction window29th December 2018 to 3rd January 2019
Last date for registration with Rs. 5000/- late fee3rd January 2019
Release of admit card10th January 2019
Exam date20th January 2019
Declaration of resultFebruary/March 2019
Last date of registration for Foreign nationals/SAARC/NRIs30th April 2019
Call Letter Release (PG course)4th week of March 2019
Situation Test/Group Discussion/InterviewFebruary/March 219
Final result declarationMay/June 2019
Counselling beginsJune 2019

NIFT Application Form 2019

  • Candidates can fill the application form through online mode.
  • No application will be issued through offline mode.
  • NIFT 2019 application form has been started from 22nd October 2018.
  • Any correction in the submitted application form can be done during the correction window.
  • Last date to fill & submit the application is 28th 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 is Rs. 2000/- for general/OBC-NCL and Rs. 1000/- for SC/ST & PwD candidates.
Check hereHow to Fill NIFT 2019 Application Form

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 2018.
  • 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
Total100120

 NIFT Syllabus 2019

Check NIFT syllabus here to appear in the exam:

  • 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.

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NIFT Preparation Tips

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: It has been released on 22nd October 2019.
Answer: The authority will provide the facility to make correction in the application from 29th December 2018 to 3rd January 2019.
Answer: You can check the eligibility criteria from the above given section.
Answer: The examination will be conducted on 20th January 2019.
Answer: Yes, appearing candidates are also eligible to apply.
Answer: The application fee is Rs. 2000/- for general/OBC-NCL and Rs. 1000/- for SC/ST & PwD candidates.
Answer: Candidates will be able to submit the application till 28th 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 on 10th 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/March 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.

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NIFT Cut Off

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. Khushali jain says:

    Hlo sir, i am 12 class stu.
    Can i apply for admission this year.

  2. Anika sinha says:

    Please tell total fees for pg course

  3. Sanchika says:

    Sir,I persuaded in bca 3rd.am I elligible for m.des.or not.if I do then plz reply …..

  4. anushree jain says:

    hi i am 12 passed student and now i am taking drop to appear in nift in 2019 so can u plz tell me how i can prepare for nift for doing interior designing and i am 18 years old and also tell me about the exam pattern please reply fast

  5. Sruthi laya says:

    Sir my sister completed 10th 3 years ago.she didn’t study because of some health issues. So know she can apply for nift exam2019 or not

  6. Sruthi laya says:

    Hi sir,I just completed inter can i apply for nift exam 2019 pls tell me soon sir pls

  7. Shabila says:

    I have an experience approx 8 years in craft etc designing.im associated with ngo who work for same but I don’t have graduation degree left one subject in final exam wetting for result. Can I apply for master course from ur institution. Plzzz let me know.thank

  8. tavishi says:

    i am eligible for M.F.tech so wht will be the pattern for exam…

  9. sweety singh says:

    I want to do this course.

  10. Devyani yadav says:

    I want to know that if I have done Gradution in B.com
    Can I apply For Masters in Fashion..

  11. Shilpa kulkarni says:

    What are the documents required at the time of filling entrance form and at the time of actual admission ?

  12. Kaushik Das says:

    I just wanna know where can i get those books.

  13. SHWETA MISHRA says:

    pls sent me exam centre in kolkata.

  14. Shraddha tiwari says:

    Sir
    Is there lateral entry in nift…..direct addmission from second year…

  15. Vidisha Panchal says:

    As now i am doing computer engineering and in final year.
    So am i able to appear for NIFT entrance exam 2019 . I mean i am eligible for giving this exam or not because is it eligible to give this NIFT exam after completing my engineering ?

  16. mahima says:

    if anyone want to give nift then its compalsory to give cat or gat both or one

  17. kritika says:

    hey I was done 2years diploma in fashion desgining can I apply for masters in design?

  18. Rishika Safar says:

    Can I appear for the nift entrance exam for mumbai institute from kolkata.

  19. Sarita samal says:

    Hi .my self Sarita samal.My DOB Is 25.04.1995.can I appear the entrance NIFT 2019.please reply must soon

  20. Sravanthi says:

    I am 30 years old and btech 2009 graduate. Can I apply ?

  21. Ujaval says:

    I am in 12 th right now Nd I want to do b. Des in nift but I have not started preparing I don’t know what to prepare and I don’t know drawing so what should I do now

  22. Meera sreenidhi says:

    I am a commerce student and also i got my degree can i apply and if i applied means where i want to go for exam???

  23. Sowndarya ravi says:

    I am about to complete my BE degree in 2019 but I am very much interested in fashion designing.can I apply too??if yes what is the preferable course for me?

  24. Babita says:

    Hello
    I’m Babita. I have completed my 12th but I’m 18 years old
    Can I take admission in NIFT-2019.

  25. Shivangi krishna says:

    Which book is best for Nift entrance exam 2019..

  26. methuku sowmya says:

    now i m doing b.tech in d stream of electronics. but i m very much intrested towards fashion technology. is it possible to continue my fashion technology after completion of my b.tech.will u please help me with ur suggestion

  27. Purnashri says:

    The age restriction for 2019 nift under grad programme is based on your age as on 1.10.2018 and not 2019. Kindly correct it.

  28. Leeza says:

    Sir can u plz tell maximum percentage in 12th is required for NIFT.?

  29. Aswathy vinod says:

    Sir i have 69% in my plus 2 exam . If i got nift exam by this mark

  30. Disha says:

    Hey I’m giving my 12 right now i wana give exams in 2019 can I apply ?

  31. Manisha says:

    I have passed my 12th in 2016.
    Will I be able to apply for the entrance test 2019 ?

  32. Shrujal says:

    Hey
    So just read the eligibility criteria
    I m gng to turn 24th on 29th September 2018
    I’m doing a 3 years diploma course in apparel manufacture and design from sndt mumbai the third year is gng to end in july 2019
    So m i elegible to take up the entrance exam
    Do reply
    Thanks

  33. Kaviyaa says:

    I have completed my b.tech fashion technology degree what’s the best pg courses for me im mostly interested in designing and business marketing can you suggest any ideas

  34. Riya Gupta says:

    how many marks and percentages are required in class 12th boards are eligible for nift entrance exams

  35. Jhansi says:

    Sir I’m completed diploma 1yr(interior) design course,Can we write entrance exam

  36. Jhansi says:

    sir i am complited diploma 1yr(interior) design course Can we write entrance exam 2019

  37. Anagha says:

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

  38. Priya agrawal says:

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

  39. 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?

  40. Nikita says:

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

  41. Janu says:

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

  42. Aniroodh says:

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

  43. Swetha says:

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

  44. Ekta says:

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

  45. Priya Mohan says:

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

  46. Isha gupta says:

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

  47. Richa says:

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

  48. sarthi says:

    Does bdes courses contain bftech course

  49. Divya says:

    sir i am complited my btech am i eligible for exam

  50. Sainik says:

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

  51. Sainik says:

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

  52. Nikita says:

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

  53. Bhoomika says:

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

  54. Hema rawat says:

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

  55. Roselin lepcha says:

    Iam arts student can I apply for NIFT entrance test

  56. Anshita singh says:

    Can I apply NIFT after 10 th

  57. Shreya aggarwal says:

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

  58. Subha says:

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

  59. Subha says:

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

  60. Ayesha Meman says:

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

  61. Your Name... says:

    I am a commerce student
    Can i apply for nift

  62. Samriti says:

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

  63. Samriti says:

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

  64. Suchitra sen says:

    What is the minimum age of NIFT entrance examination?

  65. -Rituraj kumar says:

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

  66. Muskan says:

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

  67. Shaan says:

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

  68. Anonymous says:

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

  69. Aryan says:

    Has nift announced call latter for UG course

  70. Varshitha says:

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

  71. gyan sahu says:

    What does it meant age 23 on oct 2019

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