NIFT 2023 Eligibility Criteria, Qualification & Age Limit – Know Details Here

NIFT 2023 Eligibility CriteriaNIFT 2023 Eligibility Criteria is necessary to fulfill in order to be eligible to sit in the exam. The eligibility criteria will be fixed by the authority of NIFT. The exam will be conducted once in a year which is a national level entrance test. It will be organized to offer admission in the Fashion and Technology field. Through this entrance exam, candidates will get admission into the UG and PG courses of NIFT and its affiliated campuses. In this article, we have provided the complete details related to NIFT eligibility criteria 2023.

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NIFT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can check below the general eligibility criteria and UG/ PG courses-wise eligibility for NIFT 2023:

General Eligibility:

Here are the complete eligibility norms candidates must satisfy to be eligible for NIFT Examination 2023:

Age Criteria:

  • For general category candidates, the maximum age limit is 24 years as on 1st August 2023.
  • For ST/SC/PHP candidates, the relaxation in age limit is 5 years.
  • No age limit for PG courses.

Educational Qualification:

For the candidates those are appearing in the 12th/ final year of diploma/ final year of college will be provided admission as per the below conditions:

  • Candidates below the age of 18 yrs can submit an affidavit of Rs.10 non-judicial stamp paper signed by parents and guardians.
  • If the candidate’s result not declared, he/she can submit a provisional certificate of the exam from the institution’s head.
  • Candidates have to submit their qualifying degree to the director of the campus before the last date.

Course-wise Eligibility:

Here candidates can check the separate eligibility criteria for UG & PG courses.

For UG Programs:

  • BF.Tech (4 years) – Apparel Production
    • Candidate must have passed his 10+2 level degree from a recognized board or university.
    • Candidate must have qualified with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • B.Des (4 years) – Fashion Communication, Accessory Design, Knitwear Design, Textile Design, Leather Design, Fashion Design, Textile Design:
    • Candidates must have passed his 10+2 level degree from a recognized board or university.

For PG Programs:

  • MF.Tech (2 years):
    • Candidates must have done their bachelor’s degree in B.F.Tech from NIFT or B.Tech/B.E from a recognized institute or university.
  • MFM (2 years):
    • Candidates must have done their bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute or university or have done UG Diploma of minimum 3 years from NID or NIFT.
  • M.Des. (2 years):
    • Candidates must have done their bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute or university or have done UG Diploma in UG design of minimum 3 years from NIFT or NID.

NIFT 2023 Seat Reservation

The seats are reserved by the admission authority according to the seat reservation criteria for ST/ SC/ OBC-NCL/ PHP/ NRIs categories. The reservation for different categories is mentioned below:

CategoriesReservation of seats
PHP3% for PHP (with 40% or more disability)
NRI/ Foreign Nationals/ SAARC15%
State domicile20%
Jammu & Kashmir state domiciled35% within 30 seats

NIFT 2023 Application Form

NIFT 2023 application form can be filled by the candidates through online mode. The registration process for NIFT 2023 has been commenced from the 1st November 2022 through online mode. The NIFT Application form remain available till 31st December 2022.

Candidates are able to make the application fee payment by online mode. The application fee can be paid by the candidates through debit/credit card or net banking.

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NIFT 2023 Exam Dates

If the candidates want to correct the filled details in the application form, it can be done from 9th January 2023. Candidates are able to correct their personal and educational qualification details within the prescribed time period.

If you have any query related to NIFT 2023 Eligibility Criteria, you can ask your query in the comments section given below.

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  1. Sandeep Kumar says:

    I want to learn nifs course and my age is 38 I can learn this course can u send me details of it and what is best course can i do

  2. Shruti says:

    My daughter is 7 year old she wants to pursue fashion designing
    Do you offer any courses for basic kids level

  3. Saee Ajri says:

    Is the 3 year diploma in fashion and clothing technology from DKTE is eligible for NIFT

  4. Akshaya says:

    Iam completed BE CIVIL in the year 2016. IAM 26 NOW. Am I eligible for applying NIFT.And Which program is applicable?

  5. Shikha singh says:

    I’m 34 years old. I want to know can I do 2 years PG course in fashion designing from NIFT.

  6. Indhu says:

    My age 28 will I able to do fashion technology ug course now please kindly help me please reply anything

  7. Shwetha says:

    I have completed my BTech
    I’m I eligible for pg course in fashion designer

  8. Goldi says:

    My age is 17 can I be able to fill NIFT exam form for 2021

  9. keerthana says:

    My age is 17 now..can i able to apply the nift..To submit the Non Judicial paper is mandatory…?

  10. Sneha Gupta says:

    Right now I’m pursuing pg in fashion design from a design college. Can I pursue 2nd year in nift?

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