NIFT 2021: Counselling (Started), Situation Test, Cut Off, Admission

nift 2021NIFT 2021 Counselling for second round has been started from 13th August 2021. Counselling Call Letter has been released. Final Result for B.Des programme has been declared. 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 answer key, result, cut off, admission etc.

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NIFT 2021 Notification – 2nd Counselling Started

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NIFT 2021 Final Result for B.Des program has been declared on 10th June 2021. Check here for result details.

NIFT 2021 Final Answer Key for GAT exam has been released on 10th April 2021. Click here to view answer key.

NIFT 2021 Situation Test for UG Design courses has been postponed. New dates will be announced soon. Check here for exam date details.

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 Examination17th March 2021
Last date of registration for Foreign nationals/ NRIs/SAARC30th April 2021
Situation testPostponed
Personal interview for PG19th April 2021
Counselling Registration from29th June 2021

NIFT 2021 Result

NIFT 2021 Result has been declared on 17th March 2021. Students are able to check the result by online mode. Students must have to enter their application number, date of birth and other required details to get result.

The scorecard details are 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 July 2021 after the interview round will be conducted.

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NIFT 2021 Cut Off 

NIFT 2021 Counselling

NIFT 2021 Counselling registration has been started from 29th June 2021 & can be continued till 23rd July 2021. Counselling has been started on 13th August 2021 for round 2. Registration for online interview (PG courses) has been started from 10th April 2021. For participation in the counselling process, students must go through online registration for counselling, pay counselling fee, make choices of course & campus, seat allocation.

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

Candidates are 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.

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 has been conducted on 14th February 2021.

Answer: NIFT 2021 entrance test is 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 is 24 years (5 year relaxation for ST/SC).

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

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 are 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 is 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 has been held in offline (Pen & Paper mode) on 14th February 2021.
  • Type of Questions: The paper consist of multiple choice type questions.
  • Time Duration: 2 & 3 hours is 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.

NIFT 2021 Admit Card

NIFT Admit card has been made available few days before the exam. Students can 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 must have to show it to at the exam venue to get entry. To obtain the admit card through online mode students is required to enter their login credentials – registered id and password.

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

Displaying 77 Comments
  1. Saloni Mohanty says:

    I have not qulified for situation test.But i got mail for online registration.whether i am egible for registaion.

  2. Neha pateria says:

    I want to join NIFT registration

  3. Saumya says:

    Gd pi dates for Nift mdes 2021?????

  4. Nimra fawad says:

    I would like to know too if admissions from 2021 are restarted

  5. Prince Ranjan says:

    My board exam clashes with nift situation test
    What can I do
    Please help

  6. Rajesh R says:

    My Situation Test date is clashing with my Board exam date(10.04.2021) If i am not attending the situation test will they consider my candidature for further admission.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      You should contact to the official help desk of authority as only they can guide you through this.

  7. Sakshi says:

    How can I get NIFT 2021 question paper ?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      The NIFT 2021 Application form has been closed now but we will inform you if the application form will restart for 2021 session.

  8. Nrn says:

    I got shortlisted for situation test but only now tht I realise that I have opted for GEN-EWS instead of GEN ,is there any way out to change or will I be disqualified from the situation test

  9. Urvashi says:

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

  10. Urvashi Chauhan says:

    What is fees for SC category student for b.des

  11. Ashmin says:

    Sir I have applied for nift exam and completed my online payment through Google pay.And I could login after that too .but now when I login they are saying invalid login

  12. 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.

  13. Renu says:

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

  14. Renu says:

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

  15. Aashly. N.saj says:

    I need details about joining diploma in fashion designing

  16. Archana says:

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

  17. 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.

  18. Natasha says:

    Do NIFT having UG course for interior design

  19. 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.

  20. Deepali says:

    Can I do second time masters in fashion from nift

  21. Tanisha says:

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

  22. 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.

  23. Renu says:

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

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

  26. Krishna sharma says:

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

  27. 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..!!!

  28. Cathy Gengmei says:

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

  29. 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 ☹️???

  30. Rashida says:

    What all are the centre’s for exam in India

  31. Amar says:

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

  32. Vandana sharma says:

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

  33. tanisha says:

    what is the syllabus for conducting this exam ??

  34. Puja kumari. says:

    What is fees for SC category student for b.des

  35. Ranjan says:

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

  36. vineeth says:

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

  37. Kim says:

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

  38. Bhavya says:

    When is the registration dates for entarence exam?

  39. 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?

  40. Priya says:

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

  41. Aafiya siddiqui says:

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

  42. 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

  43. Pragati says:

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

  44. Priya says:

    Is there any cutoff percentage to qualify?

  45. Shiwangi says:

    Where can I download previous year questions?

  46. Sandhya says:

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

  47. janupala Aakanksha says:

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

  48. 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?

  49. Arjun says:

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

  50. Abdul Moiz says:

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

  51. Shreya says:

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

  52. Sharik says:

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

  53. 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

  54. 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.

  55. 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….

  56. 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?

  57. priyanka says:

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

  58. Nancy Antony says:

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

  59. Darwin says:

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

  60. Muskan says:

    Is there any any advantage provided based on quota?

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