NIFT Counselling 2019 (Started), Schedule, Admission Procedure

NIFT 2019NIFT 2019 Counselling Registration for 2nd Round has been started from 19th July 2019. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) entrance test is organized on a national level. 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 2019 counselling including counselling procedure.

NIFT Counselling 2019 – Started 2nd Round

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The counselling will be conducted in multiple rounds in 16 campuses of NIFT. NIFT counselling 2019 will be conducted through offline mode.

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

There will no registration fee for the first counselling. For further rounds candidates 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 can participate in the counselling by downloading the counselling call letter from the website. Candidates may register using their credentials i.e. Form Number, Date of Birth and Password.

NIFT Counselling Schedule 2019

After declaration of the result, the exam conducting authority organize the counselling for providing admissions. The registration has been started from 27th May 2019 (10:00 am) to 3rd June 2019 (4:00 pm). The counselling schedule for all courses are given below:

For Person With Disability (PWD) Candidates (all Categories & Programmes):

CounsellingPWD Candidates of all Categories & ProgrammesDate of Counselling
BF. TechGeneral (PWD)/ EWS & OBC (NC)All PWD Rank Holders7th June 2019 (9:30 am)
B.DesGeneral (PWD), EWS, OBC (Non -Creamy), SC & STAll PWD Rank Holders
M.DesGeneral (PWD), EWS & SCAll PWD Rank Holders
MFMGeneral (PWD), EWS & SCAll PWD Rank Holders

For M.F.Tech (Reporting Time: 9:30 AM):

DatesCategoriesNo. of CandidatesCommon Merit rank
10th June 2019This includes candidates from
GEN, EWS, OBC (Non-Creamy), SC,
ST, State Domicile / Children &
Wards of NRI
(subject to availability of seats)
651 to 66
11th June 20198067 to 145

For M.Des (Reporting Time: 9:30 AM):

DatesCategoriesNo. of CandidatesCommon Merit rank
12th June 2019This includes candidates
from GEN, EWS, OBC (Non Creamy),
SC, ST, State Domicile / Children &
Wards of NRI
(subject to availability of seats)
1001 to 100
13th June 2019125101 to 225
14th June 2019143226 to 371

For MFM (Reporting Time: 9:30 AM):

Date CategoriesNo. of CandidatesCommon Merit rank
17th June 2019This includes candidates from GEN, EWS, OBC (Non-Creamy), SC, ST, State Domicile / Children & Wards of NRI (subject to availability of seats)1801 to 181
18th June 201980182 to 260
19th June 201980261 to 340
20th June 201980341 to 420
21st June 201980421 to 500
24th June 201980501 to 580
25th June 2019100581 to 680
26th June 2019100681 to 780
27th June 2019200781 to 981
28th June 2019163982 to 1146

For B.Des (Reporting Time: 9:30 AM):

DatesCategoriesNo. of CandidatesCommon Merit rank
18th June 2019This includes candidates from GEN, EWS, OBC (Non- Creamy), SC, ST, State Domicile / Children & Wards of NRI (subject to availability of seats)2001 to 200
19th June 2019199201 to 400
20th June 2019200401 to 600
21st June 2019199601 to 800
24th June 2019199801 to 1000
25th June 20192001001 to 1200
26th June 20192001201 to 1400
27th June 20191991401 to 1600
28th June 20191991601 to 1800
1st July 20191981801 to 2000
2nd July 20193992001 to 2400
3rd July 20193982401 to 2800
4th July 2019This includes candidates from GEN, OBC (NonCreamy), SC, ST, State Domicile / Children & Wards of NRI (subject to availability of seats)6002801 to 3400
5th July 20195973401 to 4000
8th July 20194994001 to 4500
9th July 20193944501 to 4900
10th July 20194974901 to 5400
11th July 20193915401 to 5800
12th July 20193955801 to 6200
13th July 20194566201 to 6687

For B.F Tech (Reporting Time: 9:30 PM):

DatesCategoriesNo. of CandidatesCommon Merit rank
10th June 2019This includes candidates from GEN, EWS, OBC (Non Creamy), SC, ST, State Domicile / Children & Wards of NRI (subject to availability of seats)2001 to 200
11th June 2019200201 to 400
12th June 2019200401 to 600
13th June 2019299601 to 900
14th June 2019399901 to 1300
17th June 20196841301 to 1985

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NIFT Cut Off

NIFT 2020

NIFT 2020 will be conducted by National Institute of Fashion Technology. This entrance exam is organized to offer admission into Bachelors of Design, Bachelors of Fashion Technology, Master of Fashion Technology, Master of Design, Master of Fashion Management, etc. Candidates have to qualify the Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT) to get final selection. Admission will be provided to the qualified candidates in various campuses of NIFT.

NIFT Counselling Procedure 2019

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


  • First of all candidates has to register themselves on the official 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 will contain the details of the Nodal Officer and the documents required for Counselling and Admission.


  • The counselling will take 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 is 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 will take 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 has been 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 (%)
OBC (Non- Creamy)27%
Differently Abled Candidates (PHP)3%
Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI15%
State Domicile20%

NIFT Admission 2019

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

Just after the allotting seat, candidates can also pay the admission fee if he/she wants to get admission immediately.

The nodal officer will provide the duly signed Admission Receipt after the complete fee is deposited by the candidate.

Documents Required for Counselling/Admission:

Candidates 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 2019 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, colour 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 2019, you can leave your comments below in the comment box.

Displaying 150 Comments
  1. Hanna says:

    Should the category and income certificate released by state or central government?what do you mean by undertaking regarding anti raging and undertaking regarding refund of fees?what should be that documents be possibly???

  2. Nesrin fathima says:

    I have common merit rank 5227 and obc rank 1250.on which day I should possibly appear for counselling.

  3. Ashish says:

    When registration for online counselling will start?
    How do we do registration ?
    If there is any link, please let me know.

  4. Karthik kumar says:

    Sir I have in the common marital rank is 6692 and sc category rank is 892 .sir I will get the seat in NIFT colleage at new delhi

  5. Mayuri says:

    I have got cmr 5465 and category rank 1344 (obc) ..can you tell me that are there any chances of getting admission in nift .. n also when we have to register for councelling rounds ..

  6. Rhea says:

    My sister got a rank of 1725(Common merit rank) and 1371(general category rank), can she get kolkata or Hyderabad?

  7. Saurabh kr says:

    My category rank is 504 and general rank is 2012 for Is there any chances to get nift college??

  8. Eashita says:

    My common merit rank is 2993 and category rank is 2304 will I get a chance for counselling

  9. Rakhi says:

    Sir, me PCB ki student hu ,Kya me kr sakti hu.

  10. Shivani aherwar says:

    My common merit rank 6796 n category rank is 960 sc . Can i get nift mumbai campus or not n also how to check cut off

  11. Ria kapoor says:

    When will counselling and registration for PG courses begin??

  12. Swagatama Biswas says:

    My common merit rank 2697, category rank (general) 2167.
    Can I get a chance for counselling_ at least in 2nd round?

  13. Pushpanjali says:

    I have got 5589 cmr and 1402 category rank. Is there any chance of getting admission on NIFT

  14. Nancy says:

    My sc category merit rank is 180 and common merit rank is 3591 , I want admission in nift Delhi .would I get that ?

  15. Shreya says:

    Sir how I know about my rank in merit list?the merit list 2018 is not available please help me

  16. MANASI DALVI says:

    When does registration for counseling will start ?

  17. Ria Kapoor says:

    When will counselling for PG cources start ??

  18. Miyala says:

    I got the rank in 3k … so is it possible to get a seat in nift ? Should I attend counselling? And I’m of gen category ….. pls reply

  19. Mrina kujur says:

    The documents required by the college for the admission that determines the Category or Income, should be of which format!? central government or state government!?

  20. Your says:

    hello,will u please suggest the college rank list of nift.

  21. Amit oraon says:

    Which date counceling 2018 in MFT programme

  22. Nawang Dorjay Tamang says:

    I come in schedule tribe category and I’ve got common merit rank of 5406 and category merit rank of 101. And I’ve got 54.30 marks out of 100. And I don’t know whether I’m selected for counselling or not. Please help me.

  23. soumya says:

    my common merit rank is 1667 and category rank is 257..I am from obc there any chance for me get nift delhi

  24. Amit says:

    It is not mentioned in the result that I am eligible for counselling or not as I scored 4765(common merit rank) and 73 (catagory rank). If I am eligible then how do I know the date and procedure for the counselling?

  25. sonam shilpi says:

    What is the counselling date for MFM nift program? I secured 313 category rank. Which college will I get?
    And how much is the fees for the same. What bank draft in the name of “NIFT HO” we have to bring?

  26. Kavita says:

    My common merit rank is 5251 and category (obc) rank is 1230. I am eligibile or not for counselling?

  27. anu says:

    i got 5200 common merit rank and 1207 catagory merit rank. Is there a chance for me to get a seat?

  28. Saloni Majhi says:

    My common rank is 6821 and category rank is 976(SC),where can I registered for counceling ?

  29. Komal singh says:

    My common merit rank 6820 and category rank 975 ( sc) in b.des so can i give nift delhi college

  30. Swastika says:

    What is the counselling date for MFM nift program? I secured 379 category rank. Which college will I get?
    And how much is the fees for the same. What bank draft in the name of “NIFT HO” we have to bring?

  31. Pooja says:

    My common rank for mfm is 924 and category ( obc ) rank is 164. Can I get nift new delhi

  32. Deepika chauhan says:

    How will I get to Know that registration for counselling have started is there any kind of mail they will send us or what
    One more thing there is nothing written in my result that I am eligible or not….. My common merit rank is 5461 and category merit rank is 396

  33. shreya says:

    how to do registration for nift counselling… And when?

  34. Kriti says:

    I got 4470in common merit list n category rank is 253 in sc.Is there any possibility for me to join nift Mumbai??

  35. Sonam Gupta says:

    My common merit rank is 742. So have I been selected? And what is the further procedure… where do I have to register for counselling?

  36. Saumya says:

    I got 1877 in common merit rank and 304 in obc is there any possibility for me to join nift Mumbai or nift Bangalore??

  37. janvi says:

    i got rank near 3000 will i get any nift college ?

  38. Nimmy sebasyian says:

    I got 5504 in common merit rank and
    1363 in category merit rank
    What am I to do.

  39. Snehangshu Talukdar says:

    Sir my common merit rank is 4766 and category merit rank is 285 I am SC sir for Counselling where should I give ??

  40. Pooja says:

    My common rank for mfm is 924 and category ( obc ) rank is 164 can I get nift delhi.
    And what is date for regeneration of consoling

  41. Priyal Patel says:

    My common rank is 1143 (gen) in b.des so is there any possibility I can get in nift gandhinagar in “fd or td”?

  42. Lali akrity says:

    My common merit rank is 6606 and category rank is 823. Can I apply for counselling? Is there any chance I can get a college ?

  43. Monika says:

    Hello.sir ,ma’am .
    My result for mfm is I have got 974rank common merit list and category merit list 193.can I get admission in nift mumbai

  44. L. APARNA says:

    I have got my nift final result. But I am not able to understand from the note given below about counselling. What does that mean.

  45. Jaya Trivedi says:

    My common merit rank is 3064 and category wise rank is 2353.Can I take admission in Nift Raebareli? What is the cutoff rank for selection in B.Des in NIFT

  46. Veenita says:

    I got 559 in sc category and 6038 in common rank am i qualify for nift

  47. Palak rastogi says:

    My common rank is 2662 and category rank is 2072…what is the procedure for registration for counselling…and is there any hope that I would get the college

  48. ridhi ahuja says:

    I have an information that nift is declaring situation test result today. Is this news true? If true pls tell me the timings for nift situation test result?

  49. Sharon says:

    I got 1663 in common merit rank and 384 in obc for
    Is there possibilities for me joining Bangalore nift??

  50. K vinaybabu says:

    I got 788 comman merit rank in nift for admission in tech. But I don’t knows about further process for counciling so please inform procedure for counciling..

  51. Atlanta says:

    I want to know my results please notify where to check. I see that everyone is updated with their ranks. I am an applicant of mftech

  52. Sau says:

    I have attend the nift situation test but what do u mean by counselling

  53. Megha says:

    Sir I have filled form for bftech but I have not calls and message after my result, what to do next??

  54. kanupriya nigam says:

    Sir, my common merit rank for is 1157 and 1659(GEN),can I get NIFT Delhi or Gandhinagar??? please help me out.

  55. Samridhi sharma says:

    I got 795 general rank ,is there any chance to get admission in Banglore?

  56. satwika says:

    my dream is to become a fashion designer….i hope i get ur help

  57. Anjali says:

    Sir i m not getting my rank in the written test result for b.des

  58. Monika says:

    I got 971 comman merit rank and category rank is 35 in bf so is there any possibility that i got nift delhi? ???

  59. Aayushi Das says:

    My common merit rankis 1235 for BFtech. where should i register for councelling? I in general category & WB state domiciled.

  60. Buddarapu Prathyusha says:

    Is it necessary to bring written test admit card to attend situation test of NIFT? I lost that admit card. What should I do now

  61. Ravina Tiu says:

    I have lost my admit card of NIFT written test, can i still appear in situation test..???

    • shreya says:

      Sir how can I know my rank I don’t know to check my rank and which admit card bring in the situation test. Is that cat and gat admit card .

  62. Atchaya says:

    I faild to apply for situation test.may i have another chance

  63. Prachi Gautam says:

    My common merit rank is 1726 and category rank is 102(SC) in bftec program. So can I give nift Delhi College

  64. Monika says:

    Sir I’m selected for gd pi round for mfm..but I don’t know what all documents do I need during gd pi round?

  65. Shreya dubey says:

    My common merit rank is 2278 ns category rank is 1497…can i registered for counselling??

  66. Tisha says:

    What i have to do for getting admission in fashion designing college

  67. GARGI Agnihotri says:

    I got 49.5 in written test,not listed, is there any possibility for late call in case of cancellation of any candidate, thanks

  68. Sugandha says:

    My DOB is wrong in nift application form by mistake now what I Do IS any complications in counselling

  69. Shraddha says:

    My common merit rank is 1126 and category(obc) rank is 256. Can i get nift delhi or bangalore in counselling…???
    Please help me out

  70. krittika das says:

    My common rank for BF tech is rank gen. Is 1351.i m from ,there any chance anywhere ? What i hv to do now for registration of counceling

  71. Swarnali kanrar says:

    My dream is to become a fashion designer, i hope u can help

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