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National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) 2019 Notification Released

Notification Date:2018-10-27
Expiry Date:2019-11-30

What is NIFT-2019 ?

  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) 2019 located at Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park, New Delhi. NIFT is the pioneering institute of fashion education in the country and has been in the vanguard of providing professional human resource to the textile and apparel industry.
  • It was made a statutory institute in 2006 by an Act of the Indian Parliament with the President of India as 'Visitor' and has full-fledged campuses all across the country. Over the years NIFT has also been working as a knowledge service provider to the Union and State governments in the area of design development and positioning of handlooms and handicrafts.
  • NIFT is offering different U.G and P.G programmes in various Campuses.

Courses Offered:

  • BACHELOR'S PROGRAMMES
  • B.Des- UG Design programmes
  • B.FTech- UG Fashion Technology programme

Eligibility:

Who can apply?

Any candidate who fulfils the prescribed age and educational qualification criteria for the concerned programme can apply.

  • Qualifying Age:Maximum age should be 23 years as on 1st October, 2018. The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for candidates of Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/ Person with Disability (PWD) categories.

Educational qualification for Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Programmes:

  • Fashion Design / Leather Design / Accessory Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication.
  • The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education / State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi.
    (or)
  • A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.
    (or)
  • 3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
    (or)
  • Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system.
    (or)
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB).

Educational qualification for Bachelor of Fashion Technology(Apparel Production) (B.FTech) Programme:

  • The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
    (or)
  • 3 or 4-years diploma in any branch of Engineering recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
    (or)
  • A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
    (or)
  • Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
    (or)
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / International Baccalaureate (IB).

Academic Eligibility Foreign Nationals/ SAARC/NRIs.

  • All candidates must satisfy the required academic qualifications listed for the concerned course. In case the Degree/certificate has been obtained from a University /Board of any other country then an equivalence certificate must be obtained from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) New Delhi (website: www.aiuweb.org) prior to admission.
  • Foreign nationals applying to NIFT must possess working knowledge of the English language.

Application Procedure:

Mode of Application: Online/ Offline

Application Fee:

for all candidates other than the foreign national/SAARC/NRI category:

  • General/OBC (Non-Creamy)Category: Rs.2000/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft.
  • for SC/ ST/ PWD Category : Rs.1000/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft.
  • Demand Draft:
    Project Manager
    All India Management Association Management House,
    14, Institutional Area,
    Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003
  • candidates will be given an opportunity to review and correct their personal information (changing the City of Examination is not permitted) in the application form 29th December, 2018 Saturday (12:00 hrs) till 03rd January, 2019 Thursday (16:00 hrs).

For Applying Under The Foreign National/Saarc/ Nri Category:

  • this category have to apply online at website applyadmission.net/NIFTNRI2019/. The last date for applying under this category is 30th April 2019.
  • Candidates applying for Bachelor Programmes of NIFT should arrange to send SAT scores directly from College Board to NIFT H.O. New Delhi. SAT scores have to be submitted through College Board to NIFT before 30th April, 2019. The Designated Institution (DI) Code is 7258.
  • The Campus and Programme will be allotted to the successful candidates based on SAT/GMAT/GRE score as well as the preference of the candidate
  • Candidates at the time of registration for SAT should indicate DI code: 7258 for sending their scores to NIFT Head Office, New Delhi
  • Candidates seeking admission under this category should apply in the prescribed Application Form online.The candidates who fulfill the admission criteria specified for the category may apply online with requisite application fee of US$125 through the Online NIFT Payment gateway.
  • The Programme and Campus will be allotted on the basis of merit list drawn as per the scores obtained by the candidates in the SAT Score for Bachelor's Programme (B.Des & B.FTech).

CHILDREN AND WARDS OF NRI:

  • NRI seats being supernumerary, will not be converted to any other category. However, seats remaining unfilled in the NRI category after the process described above will be offered to the children/wards of NRI as per merit during counselling. All the candidates having Common Merit Rank (CMR) in the NIFT Entrance Examination and falling under the category "Children/Wards of NRI" will be given an 9 opportunity to opt for NRI seats subject to fulfilling the criteria, submission of necessary documents and fee during regular counselling.
  • NIFT may re-allot seats between the programmes to meet the demand of the candidates, within the overall limit prescribed for this category.

Exam Pattern:

Mode of Exam: Offline - Paper Based Test (PBT)

ProgrammesTestTimings
Bachelor of DesignCAT10.00 AM to 01.00 PM
GAT02.30 PM to 04.30 PM
Bachelor of Fashion TechnologyGAT10.00 AM to 01.00 PM

Written Examination Structure (For All UG Design Programmes):

  • General Ability Test (GAT)
Language of Written TestEnglish
SectionsNo. of Questions
Quantitative Ability20
Communication Ability25
English Comprehension25
Analytical Ability15
General Knowledge and Current Affairs15
Total100

The number of questions may vary in each section and for each course year to year. The level of difficulty in questions for courses may vary.

  • CREATIVE ABILITY TEST (CAT)

This test is administered for both UG and PG Design Programmes to judge the intuitive ability, power of observation in concept development and design ability of the candidate. An important aspect of the testis the creative and innovative use of colour and illustration skills.

Written Examination Structure (For All UG Fashion technology Programmes):

Language of Written TestEnglish
SectionsNo. of Questions
Quantitative Ability30
Communication Ability & English Comprehension45
Analytical & Logical Ability25
General Knowledge and Current Affairs25
Case Study25
Total150

Situation test - for UG Design Programmes:

  • 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.The evaluation of the test will be done by the Jury on the spot. The model will not be preserved for future reference.

Admit Cards:

  • Admit Cards of provisionally eligible candidates will be available for download from nift.ac.in or applyadmission.net/niftnri2019/ from 10th January, 2019 onwards. Admit cards will not be sent by post. Candidates are advised to regularly check NIFT website for updates.
  • Note: Admit Cards, Results and Counselling Schedule will be available on NIFT's website only. No separate communication will be sent by post.

Reservation Of Seats:

The seats reserved for SC / ST / OBC/ Person with Disability (PWD)/ Foreign Nationals / SAARC / NRI / State Domicile, in each programme are as under:

SC15%
ST7.5%
OBC (NON-CREAMY)27%
Person with Disability (PWD)5%*

*Horizontal reservation for Person with Disability (PWD) (with 40% or more disability) cutting across all sections i.e. SCs, STs, OBCs Non-Creamy and General category. Campus and programme will be allotted on rotation, at NIFT's discretion.

Seats For Foreign National/Saarc/Nri And Domicile Categories:

  • Foreign Nationals (whether residing in India or abroad) and Non Resident Indians, who are citizens of India holding an Indian passport and have temporarily immigrated to another country for six months or more for work, residence or any other purpose and who meet eligibility and admission requirements of NIFT can also apply for admission. The selection of eligible candidates of this category for admission in NIFT will be based on their SAT/GMAT/GRE scores, and not on the basis of the Entrance examination. The availability of seats for this category is as follows
  • 5 (supernumerary) seats each at NIFT Campuses Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Gandhinagar, Raebareli & Srinagar (J&K).
  • 3 (supernumerary) seats eachat Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Patna and Shillong.

Important Dates:

Online Registration22nd October, 2018
Last date for Online Registration28th December, 2018
Last 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 the application along with DD should reach the given address before 03rd January, 201903rd January, 2019
Window to edit/ update the Application FormFrom 29th December, 2018 Saturday (12:00 hrs) till 03rd January, 2019 Thursday (16:00 hrs)
Admit Card (Online only)10th January, 2019
Written Entrance Examination for all UG & PG Programmes20th January, 2019
Result of Written Entrance ExaminationFebruary/ March, 2019
Last date for online registration for foreign nationals/ SAARC/ NRIs30th April, 2019
Situation Test/ Group Discussion/ InterviewApril - May, 2019
Declaration of Final Result (Online)End of May/ June, 2019
CounsellingEnd of May/ June 2019 Onwards

For complete information about National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) 2019 Notification, Exam Centers, Syllabus and for Register online, Visit nift.ac.in


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