NIFT 2021: Application Correction (Started), Exam Dates, Eligibility

nift 2021NIFT 2021 Application Form Correction has been started from 25th January 2021 . National Institute of Fashion Technology every year organizes the NIFT entrance exam. This is a national level exam through which students get admission into B.Des, B.FT, M.FT, M.Des, M.FM etc. programmes. Only the qualifying candidates can get admission in various NIFT campuses situated in New Delhi, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Bhopal, Kangra, Jodhpur, Bhubaneswar, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Patna, etc campuses. Also, after qualifying the written test, students are required to qualify Creative Ability Test (CAT) & General Ability Test (GAT). In this article we have provided complete details regarding NIFT 2021 application correction, exam dates, eligibility, exam pattern, etc.

Application Correction Exam Dates Exam Pattern

  Eligibility Syllabus FAQs

NIFT 2021 Notification – Correction Started 

newiconNIFT 2021 Application Form Correction has been started from 25th January 2021. Check here for correction details. 

newiconNIFT 2021 Exam Date has been released. The exam will be held on 14th February 2021. Check here for exam details.

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NIFT 2021 Exam Dates

Check the complete NIFT exam dates for various events in the below given table:

EventsDates 2021 
Registration Process started from14th December 2020
Last date of online registration21st January 2021
Last date of registration with late fee of Rs. 5000/-24th January 2021
Window to edit / update the Application Form25th to 28th January 2021 
Availability of admit card through online mode1st February 2021 
Written test for UG & PG14th February 2021 
Release of answer key17th February 2021
Last date to submit objection on answer key17th to 20th February 2021 
Result of Written Entrance ExaminationFebruary/ March 2021 
Last date of registration for Foreign nationals/ NRIs/SAARC30th April 2021 
Situation test/ GD/InterviewApril/ May 2021 
Declaration of final result (Online)End of May/ June 2021 
Counselling Registration fromEnd of May/ June 2021 

NIFT 2021 Application Form

Know the details about NIFT 2021 Application form in the given below section:

  • NIFT 2021 Registration process has been started from 14th December 2020.
  • To fill the application form, students are required to register online using their valid mobile number and mail id.
  • Students can fill their application form till 21st January 2021.
  • For NIFT registration, students can go through various steps – Register online, filling up of application, uploading of documents & application fee payment.
  • Candidates can also register for NIFT 2021 by paying certain amount of late fee of Rs. 5000 before the last date which is 24th January 2021. 
  • Students are also be able to make correction in the application form in case of any error in the details filled in the application.
  • Candidates must take printout of the filled application form and keep it safe for other procedure.

Application Fee:

NIFT Application Fee can be paid through online mode through debit/credit card/net banking. Fee will not be refundable in any circumstances.

CategoryApplication Fee
For General/OBC-NCL candidatesRs. 2000
For SC/ST / PwD candidatesRs.1000

NIFT 2021 Application Correction

NIFT Application Correction has been started from 25th to 28th January 2021. The correction is possible in various fields. No change in the test center will be permitted. Students will be required to login using their registered id and password to make correction in the application details.

Students are advised to make correction in the details before the last date as no modification will be allowed after the last date of correction. To avoid correction process, students must fill complete details in the application form correctly.

Check Here – How to Fill NIFT Application Form

NIFT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Students must know NIFT Eligibility criteria in the below given section before applying:

Age Criteria:

  • There is no upper or lower age limit to apply for PG programmes. However, those applying for UG courses, the maximum age limit for them will be 24 years as on 1st August 2021 (5 year relaxation for ST/SC).


CoursesQualifying Criteria
B.Des ProgrammeCandidates must have passed his/her 10+2 level degree from a recognized board or university.
B.F.Tech (Apparel Production)Passed 12th level degree with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects from a recognized board or university.
M.Des ProgrammePassed Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute or university OR
Should have done UG Diploma in UG design (3 years) from NIFT or NID.
M.F.Tech ProgrammePassed Bachelor’s degree in F.Tech from NIFT OR B.Tech/ B.E from a recognized institute or university.

NIFT 2021 Exam Pattern

Get details of NIFT Exam Pattern in the below given section:

  • Exam Mode & Date: NIFT entrance test will be held in offline (Pen & Paper mode) in the third week of January 2021.
  • Type of Questions: The paper will consist of multiple choice type questions.
  • Time Duration: 2 & 3 hours will be given for completing the paper.
  • Language of Paper: The paper will be present in English & Hindi language.
  • Sections: The sections in the paper will be – Quantitative Ability, English Comprehension, Analytical, Current Affairs & G.K and Communication Ability.
  • Marking Scheme: No negative marking will be there in the NIFT exam.
SectionsB.F.Tech, M.F.Tech & M.FMB.Des
Communication Ability2530
Quantitative Ability2020
English Comprehension2530
General Knowledge & Current Affairs1515
Analytical Ability1525
Total100 questions120 questions

NIFT 2021 Syllabus

The topics in the NIFT Syllabus will be from Analytical & Logical Ability, Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, English Comprehension, Current Affairs & GK.

NIFT Syllabus for CAT and GAT will be different. Students can check complete details of syllabus through online mode on the website.

NIFT 2021 Preparation Tips

Get NIFT preparation tips for the exam in the below given section:

  • Students should begin their preparation for the exam by going through complete details of NIFT related to its pattern, syllabus, etc.
  • Candidates must make note of important points at one place and go through the points.
  • Take mock tests to know your preparation standards and make changes according to it.
  • Students must solve last year question papers or model/ sample papers for a good practice.
  • Also, students must revise all the important notes prepared while practicing.
  • The study material from which students will be preparing for their exam should be brief and good rated by most of the candidates.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: NIFT 2021 registration process has been started from 14th December 2020 through online mode.

Answer: The NIFT 2021 application fee payment can be made by online (debit/ credit card/ net banking).

Answer: Yes, you can make correction in application details when the correction facility opens from 25th to 28th January 2021.

Answer: NIFT entrance exam will be conducted on 14th February 2021.

Answer: NIFT 2021 entrance test will be held in Pen and paper mode (offline).

Answer: There is no upper or lower age limit to apply for PG programmes in NIFT. However, those applying for UG courses, the maximum age limit for them will be 24 years (5 year relaxation for ST/SC).

Answer: No, there is no negative marking in NIFT.

NIFT 2021 Admit Card

NIFT 2021 Admit card will be made available few days before the exam. Students will get their admit card on 1st February 2021. In case of error in the admit card details, students must contact the officials to get the problem rectified before the exam.

The admit card is an important document which candidates will have to show it to at the exam venue to get entry. To obtain the admit card through online mode students will be required to enter their login credentials – registered id and password.

NIFT 2021 Result

NIFT 2021 Result will be declared in February/ March 2021. Students will be able to check the result by online mode. Students will have to enter their application number, date of birth and other required details to get result.

The scorecard details will mention details like name of the candidate, date of birth, roll number, qualifying marks, score, rank obtained, etc. Also, final result will be announced in the May/ June 2021 after the interview round will be conducted.

NIFT 2021 Counselling

NIFT 2021 Counselling will be organized from the month of May/ June 2021. For participation in the counselling process, students will go through online registration for counselling, pay counselling fee, make choices of course & campus, seat allocation.

Students will be required to download their counselling cum call letters through the website for appearing in the GD/PI Interview round.

Candidates will be required to verify their documents/ certificates for the document verification procedure. The required documents are mentioned below:

  • 10th & 12th Mark sheet
  • 10th & 12th Pass certificate
  • Category certificate
  • Several Passport size photographs
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Medical Certificate
  • Affidavit of provisional admission
  • Bank Draft
  • Anti- Ragging certificate
  • Provisional call letter, etc.

For any other query regarding NIFT 2021, you can ask your query in the comments section given below.

Displaying 67 Comments
  1. Pratap Singh says:

    My Daughter has applied for NIFT. Earlier she was not able to apply under Learning Disability because she didn’t know her Disability Percentage. So she applied under Open Category. Today we Realized she’s eligible under LD Category. Is there any way out that she can edit and put her admission under Ld ??

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Correction facility will release from 25th to 28th January 2021, so you can try to edit the application form within this period.

  2. Renu says:

    Nift provide for any scholarships to SC category student for M.des. course

  3. Renu says:

    Nift provide for any scholarships for SC category student in M.des. course

  4. Aashly. N.saj says:

    I need details about joining diploma in fashion designing

  5. Archana says:

    Now I am studying in 12th standard can i apply for the exam 2021

  6. Vaishnavi says:

    Hello. Im currently studying in class 12th am i eligible for nift exam 2021 as my exam will be not over by the time. Means can a student appearing for 12th boards are eligible.
    Thank you.

  7. Natasha says:

    Do NIFT having UG course for interior design

  8. Jyoshna says:

    Iam looking for 1 yr course but I did not found any details about that course, could you please give me some details ,is there any entrance exam and application form to that courses.

  9. Deepali says:

    Can I do second time masters in fashion from nift

  10. Tanisha says:

    When are NIFT forms 2021 releasing? Whenever it be released please inform me through my above mentioned email id

  11. Supratika says:

    Hello how can I apply through online I cannot find application of 2021 in online.. plz inform me further details

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Authority didn’t have release any Application Form yet so you won’t able to find it now, please wait and keep checking our articles patently for further updates.

  12. Renu says:

    Is there any negative marking in 2021 entrance exam? and how many question come in MFM entrance exam?

  13. Divya says:

    please confirm the last date for form submission

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      We already have mentioned all available details, please wait and keep checking our articles for further updates.

  14. Aastha Jalan says:

    Is admission form of 2021 is out? I’m unable to find it on official id of yours. Can you notify me when admission form will be out.
    Thank you

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Official didn’t have disclose any specific dates for registration yet thus these expected dates might change accordingly, please wait patiently and keep checking for further updates.

  15. Krishna sharma says:

    I’m presently in 12th standard, can give nift’s entrance exam in january?

  16. Príty dixit says:

    Hii i want to know seriously there is no negative marking in 2021…?? is it new change or something bcoz last year in 2020 i have given the exam with 1/4 negative marking please clear this..!!!

  17. Cathy Gengmei says:

    My question is that, is the NIFT 2021 registeration form out? Because I’m unable to find in their official website

  18. Suraj Kumar says:

    I also fill the form of uceed exam….now am in trouble & confused becz nift exam is taken 3rd week of jan and uceed exam conducted on 17th jan…..

    What I do if both exam happen on same day….
    Even i don’t know my exam center it couldn’t far from Delhi ☹️😶😶😶

  19. Rashida says:

    What all are the centre’s for exam in India

  20. Amar says:

    i will give 12th exam in 2021 ….can I give exam

  21. Vandana sharma says:

    Does CAT and GAT both exams will conducted in one day.. ??

  22. tanisha says:

    what is the syllabus for conducting this exam ??

  23. Puja kumari. says:

    What is fees for SC category student for b.des

  24. Ranjan says:

    CAT and GAT both exams are taken within given 2 hours or they both are conducted different different days…

  25. vineeth says:

    i will complete my degree( in may 2021 can i apply for nift entrance exam

  26. Kim says:

    I will give my 12 exam next year can i apply for nift entrance exam now?

  27. Bhavya says:

    When is the registration dates for entarence exam?

  28. Iam bhavya says:

    Now iam studying in open degree bcom from 10th base and I want to be fashion designer so can I apply for nift entarence exam and I want to know when are 2021years entarence exam?

  29. Priya says:

    Is there negative marking in NIFT (GAT AND CAT) entrance exam paper 2021??

  30. Aafiya siddiqui says:

    Hi.i want admission in nift.but my age 26 year old.can I join?

  31. vaishnavi says:

    I am in 12std going to give exam in 2021 so can i apply for nift entrance exam now as my results will not be out till nift entrance eaxm date

  32. Pragati says:

    This year,i completed my 2019-2020. Can i apply for M.Desh.

  33. Priya says:

    Is there any cutoff percentage to qualify?

  34. Shiwangi says:

    Where can I download previous year questions?

  35. Sandhya says:

    Candidates who will give the 12th board exam in 2021 who also can apply for entrance axam

  36. janupala Aakanksha says:

    i have currently doing my in information.i want to apply for program.can i apply for it.

  37. Tamali Sahu says:

    if it is compulsory to submit the 10+2 pass certificate, then am i eligible? because technically i will give my 10+2 examination in the year of 2021. please answer me.can i fill up my form in this year for 2021 nift examination?

  38. Arjun says:

    Due to covid19 is there any changes in the exam format??.

  39. Abdul Moiz says:

    I’m doing my graduation B.Sc 2nd yr age is 19 Am I eligible to apply for NIFT??

  40. Shreya says:

    How can i get updated about notifications related to NIFT entrance examination’s registration… ?

  41. Sharik says:

    I want know that nift gat and cat exam will conduct at same date or different date

  42. Drishti says:

    My question is can i apply this year for b.des programme as i will give my 12th boards this year in 2020-2021

  43. Anu says:

    I was a commerce student.
    I recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in fashion design.
    Can i apply for master’s in fashion management.

  44. Divya sehrawat says:

    I studied in class 12th…I love fashion designing from my deep of the heart…can I just apply for NIFT after my board exams as I’ll be unable to apply for it’s January entrance exam….

  45. shefali says:

    i cleared my 12th from open board(jamia urdu aligarh)and i also searched that is this board is recognized by government or not.they say that this jamia board are recognized by government.

    so my question is what nift accept my qualification certificate of that board for sitting in entrance exam?

  46. priyanka says:

    my born year is 97, i come in open cast, so can i apply in 2021?

  47. Nancy Antony says:

    Where will we get study materials for preparing for the exams?

  48. Darwin says:

    how to apply for night entrance exam i’m confused on that, need some help.

  49. Muskan says:

    Is there any any advantage provided based on quota?

  50. Vaishnavi parashar says:

    Any format of disability certificate for muft admission 2020-21

  51. Khushi sharma says:

    I want to know that entrance exma for nift is conducted when ?

  52. Akhya says:

    Is there any age criteria for OBC members or what should be the max age?

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