NIFT 2021 : Application Form , Exam Date, Eligibility and Admission

nift 2021 exam

Conducted by the National Institute of Fashion Technology, the forms of NIFT 2021 could be released anytime now. Students who are wanting to make their careers in Fashion Technology must start their preparations now as the forms can be released anytime now. Those who are interested in filling up the forms may find it on the official website of NIFT. The candidates qualifying the entrance exam of NIFT will be offered around 3,590 seats in Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Fashion Technology.

Those candidates who fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria of NIFT 2021 can fill the forms and sit in the entrance examination.

Those students who want to fill the form may find each and every important detail about the entrance examination in this article. You will find the information about the NIFT 2021 important dates, exam centers syllabus, application form details, exam pattern etc here below.

NIFT 2021 

The examination name is the NIFT Entrance Exam which will be conducted by the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi. The exam type is undergraduate and total seats including UG and PG programs, excluding the NRI students are 3.590. The institute will conduct the examination at All India Level. There are 16 campuses of NIFT and the application fee for General and OBC students is Rs. 2000 and for SC/ST/PWD is Rs. 1000. The application form will be filled online but the mode of exam will be pen and paper. The duration of the examination is 3 hours. NIFT 2021 syllabus is given below.

NIFT 2021 Important Dates

NIFT can release the application forms anytime soon for NIFT 2021. The end date to submit the application form will in the last week of December. The last date to fill the application fee with late fees is the first week of January 2021. The start and end date of editing the application form is the first week of January 2021. The release of NIFT 2021 admit cards will be in the second week of January 2021.

The entrance test will take place in the Last week of January 2021 and the declaration of result for the B.F technology program will be in February or March 2021 and for B.Des it will be declared at around the same time.

The date of online registration for the NIFT 2021 situation test is the last week of March to the first week of April 2021. The date of the situation test/ Group Interview and Interview will be in May 2021. The announcement of the final result will take place in the Third week of May 2021. Counseling procedure of NIFT round 1 is last week of May to first week of June 2021. Start date of NIFT counseling round 1 is second week of June 2021. The round 2 dates will be notified soon.

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NIFT 2021 Eligibility

NIFT 2021 BF.Tech Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must have completed their class 12 from a recognized board and have secured passing marks in the examination. They have studied subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in class 12th.

NIFT B.Des Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must have completed class 12 from a recognized board wherein they have studied subject such as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. They must have secured passing marks in the board examination.

NIFT Application Forms

The students fulfilling the eligibility can fill the application form of NIFT 2021. The required documents for filling the application forms are mentioned below. Students are advised to keep them with themselves while filling the forms.

1. Valid Email id

2. Educational Qualifications

3. Personal Details

4. Certificate of Disability and caste certificate 

5. Scanned images of signature and photograph

6. Details of credit/debit card for fee payment

7. Demand Draft of required amount which is the application fee.

 The demand draft will be made in the favor of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi in case of making payment DD.

Steps To Fill The Application Forms

1. Registration

2. Filling of Application Form

3. Upload Photograph and signature

4. Fee Payment

Application Form Fee

For General candidates the fee is Rs. 2000 and for SC/ST/PWD it is Rs. 1000.

NIFT Exam Pattern 2021


The institute may include three questions of total 100 marks for B.Des CAT. The CAT exam of NIFT will check the intuitive and design ability, observation skills for developing a concept and illustration skills of the candidate.

B.Des GAT 2021

The duration of exam will be 2 hours in pen and paper mode. The language of exam will be English and the maximum number of questions will be 100.

Exam Pattern For NIFT 2021- B.F. Tech

The duration of exam will be 3 hours in English language and pen and paper mode. The maximum number of questions are 150 and marking scheme is 0.25 will be deducted for each wrong answer.

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NIFT Syllabus 2021

The candidates must prepare various topics such as quantitative ability, analytical and logical ability, English comprehension, communication ability, Current Affairs and General Knowledge. There will be 20 questions of Quantitative Ability, 25 of Communication Ability, 25 of English Comprehension, 15 of Analytical Ability and 15 of GK and current affairs for B.F. Tech exam and for B.Des the number of questions of the same subjects will be 20, 30, 30, 25 and 15 respectively.

NIFT Result 2021

The final result of NIFT 2021 will be announced in May 2021. The candidates will have to check the result of NIFT website through the login window. Those candidates who have cleared the cut-off marks will be eligible to take admission in the institution.

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NIFT Counseling 2021

The first round of the counseling will take place in the 4th week of May. Only the shortlisted candidates will participate in the counseling process to reserve their seats. The counseling will be done on the basis of rank in the entrance examination, seat availability and the categories.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q 1. What is nift exam?

Ans.- NIFT or National Institute of Fashion Technology is a premier institute offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Design and Fashion Technology. Candidates can seek admission to various campuses of NIFT in the country by clearing NIFT entrance exam., with syllabus.

Q 2. What is NIFT Institute of Fashion Technology?

Ans.- National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) conducts the NIFT entrance exam in order to shortlist aspirants for admission in design programmes offered by it. Each year, more than 20,000 students appear for NIFT exam. Considered to be a pioneer in fashion education, NIFT has its headquarters in New Delhi.

Q 3. What is the location of NIFT?

Ans.- Location of the 16 NIFTs. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is a group of fashion colleges in India. It was established in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India and is an institution of design, management and technology for the international fashion business.

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