NIFT 2019: Entrance Exam, Application (Started), Date, Pattern, Eligibility, Syllabus

by Sandeep | Posted on Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Candidates, NIFT 2019 Registration can be done till 28th December 2018 for Indian. NIFT full form is National Institute of Fashion Technology it is a national level examination. The entrance exam is organized by the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT).

Through this exam, candidates can get admission in various UG and PG courses in the field of fashion and technology.  Candidates can get admission into B.Des, B.F.Tech, M.Des and MFM programmes.

NIFT exam is organized once per year. CAT (Creative Ability Test) and GAT (General Ability Test) is organized by the University for admission.

In this article, candidates can get of NIFT 2019 containing Exam Dates, Application Form, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, and Syllabus, Etc.

NIFT 2019 Notification – Registration Last Date 28th Dec. 

New NIFT 2019 Registration can be done till 28th December 2018. Click Here to Check Application Details.

New NIFT 2019 Registration can be done till (for foreign nationals/SAARC/NRI) on 30th April 2019. Click Here To Check Application Details.

NIFT 2019 Quick Links

Notification / NRI (Released)Click Here
Important Dates Click Here
Application/Registration Form (Started)Click Here
How to Fill Application FormClick Here
Application Correction FormClick Here
Admit CardClick Here
Answer KeyClick Here
ResultClick Here
 Admission Procedure Click Here
CounselingClick Here
Eligibility CriteriaClick Here
SyllabusClick Here
Exam PatternClick Here

NIFT Highlights

Exam NameNIFT
Full FormNational Institute of Fashion Technology
Exam TypesUG & PG Course
Exam LevelNational
Conducting BodyNational Institute of Fashion Technology
Offered CoursesDesign (Technology)
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOffline (P&PT)
Exam Date20th January 2019
Exam Duration2 Hours  (120 Minutes)
Official Websitehttps://nift.ac.in/
Helpline+91-11-26542000

NIFT 2019 Exam Date 

Here, an Exam Date of NIFT 2019 is provided, candidates should know the events which will be held on particular dates.

Events such as online registration starts, Last date for registration, Application correction window, Release of admit card, Exam date and Declaration of result etc.

Here we are providing the Official schedule of NIFT 2019 entrance exam:

EventsDates
Online registration (Started)22nd October 2018
Last date for registration28th December 2018
Online Registration for foreign
nationals/SAARC/NRIs (Started)
22nd October 2018
Last Date Online Registration for Foreign
Nationals/SAARC/NRIs
30th April 2019
Application correction window29th December 2018 – 03rd January 2019
Last date for registration with late fee 5000/-03rd January 2019
The release of admit card10th January 2019
Written Entrance Examination for all UG & PG Programmes20th January 2019
The result of Written TestFebruary/March 2019
Call Letter Release (PG course)4th week of March 2019
Situation Test/Group Discussion/InterviewFebruary/March 2019
Final result declarationMay/ June 2019
Counseling beginsJune 2019

NIFT Application Form 2019

NIFT 2019 Application Form has been Started on 22nd October 2018 and the Last date for registration is 28th December 2018. Candidates have to submit an application before due dates.

  • Candidates can fill the application form through online
  • There is No offline application form will be issued.
  • NIFT 2019 Registration has been Started on 22nd October 2018.
  • NIFT 2019 Registration Last Date is 28th December 2018.
  • NIFT 2019 Last Date Online Registration for (Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRIs) 30th April 2019.
  • NIFT 2019 Registration Last Date (With Late Fees 5000/-) is 03rd January 2019.
  • If candidates want to change or want to make a correction can be done during the correction window.
  • Candidates must keep the printed copy of the filled application for future use.
  • Candidates paying application fee through DD will have to send the completed application form along with DD to the address given below:

Project Manager,
All India Management Association Management House,
14, Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003

Application Fee:

Candidates have to pay application fees according to candidate’s category wise. Payment of fees can be done through online mode. Keep copies of filled application form for further use.

  • (for all candidates other than the foreign national/SAARC/NRI category)
  • The application fee can be paid through debit/credit card or demand draft.
  • The DD should be drawn in favor of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi.
  •  Non-Refundable Fee for General/OBC (Non-Creamy)Category: Rs.2000/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft.
  • Non-Refundable Fee for SC/ ST/ PWD Category: Rs.1000/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft.

Category-wise application fee of NIFT 2019 is given below:

CategoryApplication Fee
GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy layer)Rs.2000/-
SC/ST/PWD CategoryRs.1000/-

Check Here – Application Correction Form

Check HereHow to Fill NIFT 2019 Application Form

Courses Offered

Courses offered on the campuses of NIFT at UG and PG level are given below:

  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech)
  • Master of Design (M.Des)
  • Master of Fashion Management (MFM)
  • Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech)

 Eligibility Criteria 2019

Candidates must read full Eligibility Criteria of NIFT 2019 exam. Before applying candidates should check whether they are eligible to apply or not. Check criteria according to various UG and PG courses, because different courses have different eligibility criteria.

Here we have provided the eligibility criteria for various UG and PG courses offered by NIFT:

Eligibility for B.Des:

  • The maximum age limit will be 23 years as on 1st October 2019.
  • Five years relaxation in upper age limit will be provided to SC/ST and PwD candidates.
  • 10+2, GCE examination, 3 or 4 years diploma holder candidates are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply.

Eligibility for PG Courses:

  • There will be no age limit for PG courses.
CoursesQualification Criteria
M.Des/MFMUG degree in any discipline or UG diploma of minimum 3-year duration from NIFT/NID.
M.F.TechB.F.Tech from NIFT or BE/B.Tech from any recognized institution.

NIFT Exam Pattern 2019

The Entrance Exam will be held 20th January 2019.  The exam is conducted in offline mode pen and paper-based mode.

All candidate have to complete paper within 120 minutes (2 hours) for B.Des & M.Des.

Below we are providing the  NIFT Exam Pattern 2019:

  • Exam Mode: The examination will be conducted via pen and paper-based mode.
  • Papers: There will be two papers conducted, i.e. CAT and GAT (as applicable).
  • Medium: The question paper will be asked in the English language.
  • Duration: The exam duration will be 120 minutes (2 hours) for B.Des & M.Des.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no provision of negative marking.

For B.F.Tech, GAT is the only selection test. MFM & M.F.Tech candidates are required to participate in GD/PI after qualifying the GAT.

  • Exam Mode: For all courses, GAT will be conducted in offline mode (PBT).
  • Exam duration: The duration of GAT written test will be 2 hours (for B.Des & M.Des) and 3 hours (for B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech).
  • Number of Questions: Total 100 questions will be asked in GAT for B.Des and 120 questions will be asked for M.Des. 150 questions will be asked in B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech.
  • Language: The paper medium will be English only.
  • Papers: For B.Des and M.Des, two written exams will be conducted i.e. GAT & CAT whereas for B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech only GAT will be conducted.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking.

Exam Pattern For B.Des & M.Des Courses:

The test structure of GAT for B.Des courses is as follows:

SectionsNo. of Questions
Quantitative Ability20
Communication Ability25
English Comprehension25
Analytical Ability15
General Knowledge & Current Affairs15
Total100

The test structure of GAT for M.Des courses is as follows:

SectionsNo. of Questions
Quantitative Ability20
Communication Ability30
English Comprehension30
Analytical Ability25
General Knowledge & Current Affairs15
Total120

Exam Pattern For B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech Courses:

The test structure of GAT for B.F.Tech & M.F.Tech courses is as follows:

SectionsNo. of Questions
Quantitative Ability30 (10 questions for MFM)
Communication Ability & English Comprehension45 (50 questions for MFM)
Analytical & Logical Ability25
General Knowledge & Current Affairs25
Case Study25 (40 questions for MFM)
Total150

How to Prepare for NIFT

  • Candidates must gather the complete syllabus of NIFT.
  • Candidates should Understanding full exam pattern and syllabus this plays an important role in exam preparation.
  • Candidates should Practice sketching as much as you can.
  • Candidates should Read newspapers or listen to the news this will enhance their general knowledge.
  • Candidates should take proper sleep and keep themselves free from stress.

NIFT Syllabus 2019

Candidates have to prepare for NIFT 2019 syllabus. NIFT 2019 entrance exam has been divided into two sections, i.e. CAT and GAT.

GAT syllabus for M.Des/B.Des courses contain topics such as Quantitative Ability, English Comprehension, Analytical Ability, Communication Ability, General Knowledge & Current Affairs.

And for CAT test will judge the ability, power of observation in concept development and design ability of the candidate.

Candidate will be tested the creative and innovative use of color and illustration skills.

NIFT Admit Card 2019

NIFT 2019 Admit Card will not be sent to any candidates individually. If candidates find any discrepancy in the admit card candidates have to contact the officials immediately.

  • The NIFT 2019 admit card will be issued online on the official portal.
  • The NIFT 2019 admit card will be available on 10th January 2019
  • Candidates need to carry valid admit card at the examination hall.

NIFT Result 2019

Candidates who attempt the exam can download the NIFT 2019 result. NIFT 2019 result will be announced in the month of May/ June 2019

  • NIFT 2019 Result will be available on the official website.
  • In order to download the NIFT 2019 result, candidates need to enter their registration/roll number as well as the password on the official portal.
  • Group discussion, interview, situation test will be conducted after the result declared.
  • And it will be declared in the month of June 2019.

Check Here – NIFT 2019 Counseling Procedure 

NIFT Admission 2019

After the result declared NIFT counseling 2019 will be started. Candidates have to attain admission rounds like the interview, group discussion, and situation test.

  • Candidates have to carry their documents and their photocopies at the time of admission.
  • On the basis of rank, category, availability of seats and performance in the admission rounds candidates will be allotted admission.
  • Candidates will be allotted seat in colleges/university those who have scored good marks in the entrance exam.

NIFT 2019 Exam Centers

In table NIFT 2019 exam centres are mentioned for reference. Candidates want details regarding NIFT 2019 exam centre they can check on the official portal.

StateCity
GujaratAhmedabad

Surat

Vadodara

KarnatakaBengaluru
Madhya PradeshBhopal
OdishaBhubaneswar
PunjabChandigarh
Tamil NaduChennai

Coimbatore

Madurai

KeralaCochin

Kannur

UttarakhandDehradun
DelhiDelhi
AssamGuwahati
TelanganaHyderabad
RajasthanJaipur

Jodhpur

Udaipur

Jammu and KashmirJammu

Srinagar

Himachal PradeshKangra
West BengalKolkata
Uttar PradeshLucknow
MaharashtraMumbai

Nagpur

Pune

BiharPatna
ChhattisgarhRaipur
JharkhandRanchi
Andhra PradeshVishakhapatnam
MeghalayaShillong

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