NIFT Counselling 2023, Seat Allotment – Register Online & Get Schedule

NIFT 2023 CounsellingNIFT 2023 Counselling will be started from August 2023. National Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai is the conducting authority of NIFT entrance exam. It offers various UG & PG professional courses in the field of Fashion Designing & Technology. On qualifying the exam, candidates can get admission in the university and its associated campuses. The 16 affiliated campuses of the NIFT participated every year in the counselling session. In this article, we have mentioned the complete information of about NIFT 2023 counselling including counselling procedure.

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NIFT Counselling 2023

The counselling will be conducted in multiple rounds in 16 campuses of NIFT. NIFT Counselling 2023 will be started through online mode. Candidates will be able to download their counselling call letter through login.

To participate in the counselling, it is necessary for the eligible candidates to register themselves online on the website.

There will be no registration fee for the first counselling. For further rounds, candidates will have to pay the Rs. 5000/- as a counselling fee.

The seats will be allotted on the basis of merit rank of the candidate. Candidates will be able to participate in the counselling by downloading the counselling call letter from the website. Candidates must have to register using their credentials i.e. Form Number, Date of Birth and Password.

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NIFT 2023 Cut-off

NIFT Counselling Schedule 2023

After declaration of the result, the exam conducting authority will organise the counselling for providing admissions. The registrations will be started from August 2023. The counselling schedule for all courses is given below:

Programme Registration for Online Counselling 
Counselling registration, choice locking, choice fillingAugust 2023
Online fee payment
Reconciliation of vacant seat
1st Round 
Online seat allotment
Online fee payment
Reconciliation of vacant seat
2nd Round
Online seat allotment
Online fee payment
Reconciliation of vacant seat
3rd Round
Online seat allotment
Online fee payment
Reconciliation of vacant seat
4th Round
Online seat allotment
Online fee payment
Reconciliation of vacant seat
5th Round
Online seat allotment
Online fee payment
Reconciliation of vacant seat

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NIFT 2023

NIFT Counselling Procedure 2023

Candidates have to follow the procedure given below to participate in the counselling:

Registration:

  • First of all candidates have to register themselves on the website.
  • Without doing registration, no candidate are allowed to appear in the counselling rounds.
  • Candidates can register for the counselling by using their credentials, such as form number, date of birth and password.
  • They are advised to remember and safely store their password for future references.

Campus Choice:

  • At the time of registration, candidates have to fill the campus choice in which they want to appear in the counselling.
  • Candidates can select one of the 16 campuses of NIFT.

Download Call Letter:

  • After successful registration, a “system generated letter”, will be received by the candidate through SMS and e-mail on their registered mobile and email id.
  • The letter contain the details of the Nodal Officer and the documents required for Counselling and Admission.

Counselling:

  • The counselling takes place on the campus, which is selected by the candidate through offline mode.
  • Candidates have to report the counselling center in a given reporting time for the document verification and allocation of seats.
  • On the day of Counselling, the candidate are required to report at the chosen NIFT Campus at 9.30 a.m. for verification of documents and allotment of seats.
  • The original documents would be returned after due verification.
  • Please note that the presence of the candidate at any of the NIFT Campuses along with the requisite documents in original is mandatory.

Allocation of Seats:

  • After verification of the documents, allocation of seats takes place before the Nodal Officer of the Counselling Campus.
  • The candidate may select a seat by clicking on the monitor in the presence of the Nodal Officer. Seat allotted, accordingly, to a candidate would then be deleted from the pool of vacant seats displayed on the Campus screen.
  • Candidates are advised to be present in the Counselling hall and wait for their call in order of their common merit rank.

Fee Payment:

  • A candidate who is allotted a seat will be required to pay the notified fee immediately at the counselling campus.
  • If a candidate fails to pay the fee, after the seat will be offered, the offer will be withdrawn and the seat will be allotted to the next candidate on the merit list.
  • After allotment of seat, candidate will be issued an allotment letter /receipt duly signed by the Nodal Officer of the Campus.
  • The choice of Course / Campus made by
    a candidate is final and cannot be altered later.
  • Nodal Officer will give a duly signed Admission Receipt after the complete fee is deposited by the candidate.
  • No candidate should leave the venue of counselling without the Admission Fee Receipt.
  • The candidate is advised to check the details as printed/written in the Admission Fee Receipt.

Reservation of Seats:

There are some seats which will be reserved for the categories such as SC/ST/Differently Abled Candidates (PHP)/Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI in each programme which is given below:

CategoriesSeats Reserved (%)
SC15%
ST7.5%
OBC (Non- Creamy)27%
Differently Abled Candidates (PHP)3%
Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI15%
State Domicile20%

NIFT Admission 2023

The admissions is strictly offered on the basis of Common Merit Rank. Candidates will get admission to the campus in which they have allotted the seat.

Just after allotting seats, candidates have to pay the admission fee if he/she wants to get admission immediately. The nodal officer provide the duly signed Admission Receipt after the complete fee will be deposited by the candidate.

Documents Required for Counselling/ Admission:

Candidates will have to bring the original certificates along with the photocopies which are given below:

  • System generated letter/e-mail received by the candidate.
  • Photograph (2 Passport & 4 Stamp Size).
  • Certificate of having passed the 10+2 or equivalent examination.
  • Certificate of having passed the 10+2 or equivalent examination, showing the subjects offered by him/her in the examination. Physics, Chemistry and Math for B.F. Tech.
  • Certificate from the Board from which he/she passed the High School/Higher Secondary Examination.
  • Category Certificate.
  • Semester Fee – Demand Draft of Rs. 1,26,900/- (Non-NRI) drawn in favour of the NIFT HO payable at the city of the Counselling.
  • Copy of 12th class School Leaving Certificate(for domicile seats only.
  • Valid PWD Certificate.
  • Copy of 1st, 2nd & 3rd year graduation mark sheet/ self attested copy of final year appearing certificate (For Master Programmes).
  • Undertaking for the candidate seeking provisional admission.
  • Undertaking from the students, as per provisions of anti ragging.
  • Undertaking about Eligibility, Fee and Refund.
  • Medical Fitness Certificate in prescribed format Form for withdrawal of Admission.
  • Authorization letter from the candidate who are not in position to attend in person (Not applicable for PwD candidates).

NIFT 2023 Situation Test Details

  • On the basis of result of written test GAT and CAT, shortlisted B.Des candidates will be called for second test called Situation Test.
  • Shortlisted candidates for B.Des from the written entrance examination are required to take a Situation Test which is a hands-on test to evaluate the candidate’s skills for material handling and innovative ability on a given situation with a given set of materials.
  • No additional material will be provided / allowed.
  • The model will be evaluated on space visualization, innovative and creative use of given material, composition of elements, color scheme, construction skill, finesse of the model and overall presentation etc.
  • These parameters will be checked with the write up explaining the concept behind the model constructed.
  • Since the medium of instruction in NIFT is English, the write-up will be in English.
  • No marks will be given for write-up in any other language.

If you have any other queries about NIFT Counselling 2023, you can leave your comments below in the comment box.

Displaying 21 Comments
  1. makam neha says:

    i got category rank 520 cmr rank 3106 but i didnt got in any of the councilling of 5 rounds please help what i should do now

  2. Ritbik says:

    In 1st round for MFM got patna not freezed in second round gor bhvneshwar I am not interested now I want to freeze patna is it possible

  3. Rasmita Behera says:

    I want to know if the counselling of NIFT 2022 is going to b held
    Online or offline ??

  4. Kanishka Kesharwani says:

    I have not registered for counseling, can I take part in NIFT 2021 ug counseling. I had done diploma in fashion design , can you share procedure for lateral entry.

  5. NAMRITA TANDON says:

    do we have to submit fees before counselling.. for the first semester pls suggest

  6. ilisha chaudhary says:

    counseling will after result of 10+2 or can be before result date of counseling if declaired

  7. Vanshika Rai says:

    When will be the cutoff results of bftech i am the student of bftech

  8. dipti says:

    I want to know if i am not able to represent ews certificate during counselling, am i able to take admission from general rank?

  9. Ishika goel says:

    After counselling we booked the center and the course but the student portal is not openening .
    Since we had only 2 days in our hand we r not able to pay fees and submit documents my portal not opening

  10. Ishika goel says:

    After counselling we booked the center and the course but the student portal is not openening .
    Since we had only 2 days in our hand we r not able to pay fees and submit documents

  11. Neetu rai says:

    Sir,my nift mdes in fashion design course,common rank 358,obc(ncl)rank89.can I found nift obc (ncl) seat in 2round counsling.because I don’t found in 1round counsling.

  12. Joginder Singh Dhiman says:

    Exact date of MFM councelling will start.

  13. P.M.GOKUL says:

    WHERE IS THE FORM NUMBER LOCATED?

  14. Monica Sree P K says:

    I have uploaded all the documents. Now they are asking me to pay the full fee?? Does it mean that I have got a seat for b.drs??

  15. Nikita says:

    Can u help?

  16. Nikita says:

    I’m confused regarding the online procedure. I had done the registration and submitted the documents and paid the fees but my documents are not being verified yet and bymistake i uploaded the original documents without my signature. Can you please tell me what to do now?

  17. Nikita says:

    I’m confused right now regarding the online procedure. I had already submitted my documents but i submitted the original ones without signatures and my documents are not being verified yet and i also submitted my fees but i didn’t receive any receipt .i registered as a B. Des student.Please tell me what to do now.

  18. sajitha raisal says:

    sir,what do you mean by those undertaking from students from ragging,fees etc..can you pls reply me

  19. Shreya says:

    If any candidate have secured aggregate 74% Mark’s in 12 class but having compartment in 1 subject will be allowed to appear in counciling rounds.

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