NIFT Admission 2017-18

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  About National Institute of Fashion Technology

National Institute of Fashion Technology, a leader in fashion education with the ability to integrate knowledge, academic freedom, critical independence and creative thinking has a history of being in existence for 28 years stands as a testimony to its fundamentals where academic excellence lies at the core. The institute has stood as a beacon of serious critical engagement, a key enabler in developing competent professionals.

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), set up in 1986 under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, is a Statutory Institute Governed by the NIFT Act 2006. Bringing in a wide range of aesthetic & intellectual orientations, the early instructors included leading progressive scholars from Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA. The in-house faculty was drawn in from a distinguished group of intellectuals who put forth a sense of dynamism creating a pathway to effective learning. Pupul Jaykar Hall at NIFT headquarters in New Delhi is a reminiscence of many educational thinkers and visionaries who have been instrumental to the institute’s road map to success. Academic inclusiveness has been a catalyst in the expansion plans of the institute. Over this period, NIFT has spread its wings across the length and breadth of the country. Through its 15 professionally managed campuses, National Institute of Fashion Technology provides a framework to ensure that prospective students from different parts of the country achieve their highest potential through the programmes offered. Since the early years of its inception, the institute has provided a firm foundation in fashion education in the domains of Design, Management and Technology. Since then, NIFT has scaled high academic standards. The faculty of the institute has grown into a community of leading practitioners, education enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, creative thinkers, researchers & analysts.

Through its journey, NIFT has strengthened its academic strategy. Invigorating thought leadership, research stimulus, industry focus, creative enterprise and peer learning have reinforced the institute’s academic bedrock. Fostering a new generation of creative thinkers, the institute is empowered to award Degrees in undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral studies. Articulating the ideology of world-class learning practices, the institute has entered into strategic alliances with leading international institutes.

NIFT is committed to academic excellence in fashion education. The vision of the institute embraces challenges and provides the impetus in setting highest academic standards. NIFT continues to strive to be nothing but the best.

  Education at NIFT

NIFT Act 2006 published in the Gazette of India on 14th July, 2006 confers Statutory Status on the institute. The Act came into effect from 1st April, 2007. The President of India is the ‘Visitor’ of the institute under the Act. The Act empowers the institute to award Degrees and other distinctions. NIFT is the first premier institute in India to award its own Degrees in the field of fashion education.

The Degrees awarded by the institute are recognized by the academia worldwide. The institute confers Degrees to the graduates in the Convocation Ceremony marking the occasion when the students leave the realms of the institute to take up key leadership positions in the industry

NIFT has entered into a strategic alliance with Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), New York, USA. The partnership encompasses a landmark achievement and first of its kind at NIFT. This new international dimension allows select meritorious students from NIFT, the unique opportunity to obtain a Dual Degree from both NIFT and FIT. Students from NIFT undertake two years study at the home institute intercepted by one year of study at FIT. Thereafter, the students resume their studies at NIFT to obtain the Dual Degree from both the institutes. Thirty two students have completed the dual degree program in the last 4 years and thirteen students from various disciplines will pursue the Dual Degree opportunity in 2016-17.

  Schedule for the NIFT Admission 2017-18

1Online Application02nd November 2016 to 10th January 2017
2Last Date for submission10th January, 2017
3Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000/- (in addition to the applicable application fee) through Credit/Debit Card only. In case of Demand Draft, the print out of application alongwith Demand Draft should reach the given address before 16th January, 201716th January, 2017
4Written Entrance Examination for all UG & PG Programmes12th February, 2017
5Situation Test/ Group Discussion/ InterviewApril – May 2017
6Admit Card (Online only)21st January 2017 (1300 Hrs)
7Declaration of Final Result (Online)End of May/ June 2017
8CounsellingJune 2017 onwards

WRITTEN TEST (All UG and PG Programmes)

Date of Test : 12th February, 2017

ProgrammesTestTest Timings
Bachelor of DesignCAT10.00 am to 01.00 pm
GAT02.00 pm to 04.00 pm
Master of DesignCAT10.00 am to 01.00 pm
GAT02.00 pm to 04.00 pm
Bachelor of Fashion TechnologyGAT10.00 am to 01.00 pm
Master of Fashion TechnologyGAT10.00 am to 01.00 pm
Master of Fashion ManagementGAT10.00 am to 01.00 pm

  Exam Centres

A Paper Based Test (PBT) for all UG and PG Programmes will be conducted on 12th Feb. 2017 at 32 cities.

The candidate may select only ONE city for the examination on 12th February, 2017. No request for change in examination center will be entertained at any stage.

List of Examination Centres

Sr. NoCitySr. NoCity
1Ahmedabad17Kannur (Kerala)
16Kangra32Srinagar (J&K)

Please note that NIFT reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres mentioned above. In such a case, an alternate centre, which is locationally and administratively convenient, will be allotted.

Candidates may e-mail: [email protected] or [email protected] for related queries.

  How to apply in NIFT

Candidates can apply online at or

Guidelines for applying online may be referred for the purpose. The Prospectus is available at NIFT website free of cost. The Application Fee has to be paid through online payment gateway or through Bank Demand Draft issued in favour of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi.

• Fee for General/OBC (Non-Creamy) Category: Rs.1500/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft.
• Fee for SC/ ST/ PHP Category : Rs.750/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft.

Mode of Payment: Credit Cards/Debit Cards and Demand Draft

(A) Credit Cards /Debit Cards
Payments of application fee (Rs.1500/- or Rs.750/-) can be made through credit cards / debit cards as explained above. The Bank and transaction charges on the application fee will be borne by the applicant.

Candidates are advised to apply on time.

(B) Demand Draft
Payment of application fee (Rs 1500/- in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) candidates and Rs 750/- in case of SC/ST/PHP candidates) can be made through Bank Demand Draft as explained above. The Demand Draft should be issued in favour of “NIFT HO”, payable at New Delhi. The details of the Demand Draft are to be filled in the online application form.

Candidates are advised to check the following details carefully before sending the Demand Draft.

• DD made in favour of “NIFT HO” ,
• Amount of Demand Draft as applicable i.e. Rs 1500/- in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) candidates and Rs.750/- in case of SC/ST/PHP candidates
• Name, Date, Amount & Signature of the issuing authority on the Demand Draft.

Candidates applying through Demand Draft are required to send the printout of the Application Form, duly completed in all respect, along with Demand Draft on the following address:

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

The duly filled form should reach the above address on time. Incomplete forms or forms received late will not be accepted. The Institute does not take any responsibility for delay or loss of forms or correspondence in postal transit or by courier. Candidates are advised to keep the copy of printout and Demand Draft for future reference.

Applicants are advised to keep a print out / photocopy of Application Form for further reference along with proof of payment.

  NIFT Campuses

S. NoAddresses of NIFT Campuses
1National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus,
Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park,
New Delhi – 110016
Contact Person: Prof. Dr. Vandana Narang, Campus Director
Cont No: 011-26542149 & 26542159
Fax No: 011-26542151
E-mail: [email protected]
2National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus,
No. 21st, 16th Cross Street,
27th Main Road, Sector 1, HSR (Hosur Sarjapura Road) Layout,
Bengaluru-560 102 (Karnataka)
Contact Person: Prof. V. Sivalingam, Campus Director
Cont. No. 080-22552550/51/52
Fax No. 080-22552566
E- mail ID: [email protected]
3National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus
MP Bhoj (Open) University Campus, Kolar Road,
Bhopal-462 016(Madhya Pradesh)
Contact Person: Mr.U.S.Tolia, Campus Director
Cont. No. – 0755 2493736/636
Fax No. 0755 2493635
E- mail ID: [email protected]
4National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus,
IDCO Plot No. 24,
Opposite KIIT School Of Management,
Chandaka Industrial Estate,
Bhubaneswar-751024 (Odisha)
Contact Person: Prof. Monika Aggarwal, Campus Director
Cont. No. 0674-2305700, 230570
E- mail ID: [email protected]
5National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus
Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Taramani,
Chennai-600 113 (Tamil Nadu)
Contact Person: Prof. Dr. Anitha Manohar, Campus Director
Cont. No. 044- 22542759
Fax No. 044 -22542769
E- mail ID: [email protected]
6National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus,
GH- O Road, Near Info City
Gandhinagar -382 007 (Gujarat)
Contact Person: Mr. Arindam Das, Campus Director
Cont. No. 079- 23265000, 23240832, 23240834
Fax No. 079- 23240772
E- mail ID: [email protected]
7National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus,
Opp. Hi-Tech City, Cyberabad Post, Madhapur,
Hyderabad- 500 081 (Telangana)
Contact Person: Dr.N. J.Rajaram, Campus Director
Cont. No. 040-23110841/42/43/23110630
Fax No. 040-23114536
E- mail ID: [email protected]
8National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus,
Jodhpur- 342 037 (Rajasthan)
Contact Person: Dr.Vijaya Deshmukh, Campus Director
Cont. No. 0291-2659558, 2659556
Fax No. 0291-2659556
E- mail ID: [email protected]
9National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus
Plot No.3 B, Block-LA, Sector –III, Salt Lake City,
Kolkata- 700 098(West Bengal)
Contact Person :, Prof. Binwant Kaur, Campus Director
Cont. No. 033- 23357332
Fax No. 033- 23355734
E- mail ID: [email protected]
10National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus,
Dharmsala , Mangattuparamba
Kannur- 670 562 (Kerala)
Contact Person: Mr.R.S.Jaideep, Campus Director
Cont. No. 0497-2784780 / 84, 2784786
Fax No. 0497-2784785
E- mail ID: [email protected]
11National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus,
Kangra-176 001(Himachal Pradesh)
Contact Person: Prof. S. K. Bala Siddhartha, Campus Director
Cont. No. 01892-263872, 260874
Fax No. 01892- 260872
E- mail ID: [email protected]
12National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus,
Plot No. 15, Sector-4, Kharghar,
Navi Mumbai- 410 210 (Maharashtra)
Contact Person: Ms. Nilima Rani Singh, Campus Director
Cont. No. 022 -27745549, 27747000, 27747100
Fax No. 022- 27745386
E- mail ID: [email protected]
13National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus,
Mithapur Farms,
Contact Person: Prof. Sanjay Shrivastava, Campus Director
Cont. No. 0612- 2340032, 2366833/4
Fax No. 0612- 2366835
E- mail ID: [email protected]
14National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus,
Doorbhash Nagar, Sector- II,
Raebareli – 229 010 (Uttar Pradesh)
Contact Person: Dr.Bharat Sah, Campus Director
Cont. No. 0535- 2702422 / 31
Fax No. 0535 -2702423
E- mail ID: [email protected]
15National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus,
North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Science,
Old Neigrighms Campus ‘C’ Block,
Pasteur Hills Lawmali, Polo
Shillong-793 001 (Meghalaya)
Contact Person: Ms.R.R. Marak, Campus Director
Cont. No. 0364- 2590240 / 2591492
Fax No. 0364 -2590676
E- mail ID: [email protected]
16National Institute of Fashion Technology,
NIFT Campus,
SIDCO, Electronic Complex, Rangreth,
Srinagar-191132 (Jammu & Kashmir)
Contact Person: Prof. Dr. Vandana Narang, Campus Director (I/c)
Cont No: 011-26542149 & 26542159
Fax No: 011-26542151
E- mail ID: [email protected]

  Fee Structure

The Board of Governors, NIFT in its 30th meeting held on 29th Oct, 2015 has approved the fee increase for all strudents seeking admission in 2016-17 with the further hike of 10% every subsequent year. Accordingly, revised fee and refund structure for batch 2016-20 is as under:

Sem 1Sem 2Sem 3Sem 4Sem 5Sem 6Sem 7Sem 8
Tution Fee (Non Refundable)759507595083550835509190091900101050101050
Library Fee (Per Year) (Non Refundable)5000550061006700
Mediclaim & Student Development Fee (Per Year) (Non Refundable)2500270030005000
Exam Fee (Per Year)2500270030003300
Security Deposit (One Time) (Refundable)6300
Alumni Association Membership Fee (One Time) (Non Refundable)3100
Registration Fee (One Time)6300

Note: For Students admitted in two years PG course, the fee has to be paid only for two years i.e 2016-17 & 2017-18.


Tution Fee (Non Refundable)576800634500697900767700
Library Fee (Per Year) (Non Refundable)33300366004020044300
Mediclaim & Student Development Fee (Per Year) (Non Refundable)21300234002570028300
Exam Fee (Per Year)2500270030003300

Refund Structure against withdrawal of Seat

Sr. No.TimeAmount RefundedNRI / SAARC / Foreign National Candidates
1On or before 20th July, 2016 for Non-NRIFull fee except Registration Fee (Rs. 95,350/-)Rs. 3, 54, 900/-
2After penultimate round of counsellingFull fee except 50% tution fee and Registration Fee (Rs. 57, 375/-)
3On or after the date of start of last round of counsellingNRI/ SAARC/ Foreign National Candidates

  NIFT Contact

NIFT Campus,
Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park,
New Delhi – 110 016,
Tel: +91-11-26542000 Fax: +91-11-26535890,