National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)

NIFT entrance exam is conducted by National Institute of Fashion Technology for providing admission into B.Des, M.FT, B.FT, M.Des, M.FM programmes. Qualified students can seek admission into NIFT campuses in New Delhi, Gandhinagar, Chennai, Bhopal, Jodhpur, Kangra, Bhubaneswar, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Patna, etc. The exam is conducted at national level.

NIFT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Go through the prescribed criteria for NIFT:

Age Criteria: Candidates willing to apply UG programme, the upper age criterion for them is 23 year (there will be a relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST candidates). There is no lower or upper criterion prescribed for PG programmes.

Minimum Education

  • BDes: 10+2 passed
  • BF.Tech (Apparel Production): 10+2 passed with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • MDes: A recognized bachelor’s degree or 3 years UG Diploma in UG design from NID or NIFT.
  • MF.Tech: Passed B.F.Tech or have a recognized B.E/B.Tech degree

NIFT 2024 Application Form

Candidates need to register first before you start filling the application form. You can complete the registration using your email ID and mobile number. NIFT application form requires different steps including online registration, application form fill up, documents uploading and fee payment.

If you fail to register then also you can register by paying a late fee.

Application Fee

The amount can be paid online using debit/credit card/net banking and using demand draft in offline mode.

CategoryPrescribed Fee
General/OBC-NCLRs. 2000
SC/ST / PwDRs.1000

Check list of exams after class 12th

Exam Pattern

We have shared the prescribed question paper format for NIFT below:

  • NIFT entrance exam is conducted in online mode for BDes and MDes and CBT mode for BFTech and MFTech.
  • Only multiple-choice questions are to be asked in the exam.
  • Candidates will be provided 3 hours of time in order to solve question paper.
  • The language mode of the question paper will be Hindi and English.
  • There will be no negative marking in the exam.

There will be following sections in the exam- Quantitative Ability, Analytical, English Comprehension, G.K and Communication Ability & Current Affairs.

Exam Pattern for B.Des and M.Des

Exam Sections


General Knowledge and Current Affairs

B.Des: 15

M.Des: 15

Analytical Ability

B.Des: 15


English Comprehension

B.Des: 25

M.Des: 30

Communication Ability

B.Des: 25

M.Des: 30

Quantitative Ability

B.Des: 20


Exam Pattern for BFTech, MFTech, and MFM

Exam Sections

BFTech and MFM


Case Study

25 for each


General Knowledge & Current Affairs

25 for each


Analytical & Logical Ability

25 for each


Communication Ability &English Comprehension

45 for each


Quantitative Ability

30 for each


Exam Centres (expected)

  • Kannur (Kerala)
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Madurai
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Ranchi
  • Surat
  • Udaipur
  • Vadodara
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Shillong
  • Srinagar(J&K)
  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cochin
  • Coimbatore
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Jodhpur
  • Kangra

NIFT Contact Details

NIFT Head Office

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

1 thought on “National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)”

Leave a Comment