NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology) Official Notification 2018

Last Updated - March 10 2018

NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology) will be releasing its official notification announcing the NIFT 2018 Exam Dates. All the interested aspirants must check the details for the same on the Official Website when the notification is out. Since few years, the NIFT Written Exam was scheduled to be held on February 12, 2018, for both Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses.

The NIFT Application Form will be available on the Official Website of NIFT and the last date to fill the same will be January 10, 2018. All the aspirants required to crack the written exam in order qualify to enter the final step i.e. NIFT Situation Test/ Group Discussion and Interview.

Interested aspirants must make sure to get themselves registered for NIFT Entrance Exam before the window closes. The Hall Ticket for NIFT can be downloaded via online medium only and will be made available on January 21, 2018. After successfully getting themselves registered, they will be alloted NIFT Hall Ticket.

Important Dates for NIFT Entrance Exam 2018

The NIFT Form must be filled via online method only. This will help them to keep track of all the important events. The last date to fill the same will be January 10, 2018. Before filling the Application form for NIFT Entrance Exam, it is important for the aspirants to go via the NIFT Eligibility Criteria. We suggest all the aspirants go via the table given below.

NIFT Entrance Exam Dates

Name of NIFT EventDates of NIFT Event
Online ApplicationNovember 02, 2017 to January 10, 2018
Last Date for submissionJanuary 10, 2018
Last date for online registration with a late fee of Rs.5000/-January 16, 2018
Hall Ticket (Online only)January 21, 2018 (1300 Hrs)
Written Entrance Examination for all Under Graduate & Post Graduate ProgrammesFebruary 12, 2018
Situation Test/ Group Discussion/ InterviewApril - May 2018
Declaration of Final NIFT Result (Online)End of May/ June 2018
NIFT CounselingJune 2018 onwards

Application Form for NIFT Admission 2018

NIFT Admission will be based on the aspirant’s performance in the NIFT Entrance Exam and then NIFT Situation Test/GDPI. The form will be available on the official website of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT). Aspirants required to fill the Application Form online before January 10, 2018.

Basically, the registration procedure involves 4 major steps- New aspirants required to log in by providing a valid mail ID, already logged in aspirants required to offer a valid Photo and Signature, Check the status of their Application Form and then they required to download the Hall Ticket of NIFT. All the interested aspirants can follow the steps mentioned below so as to get oneself registered for the NFT Exam.

  • Step 3: After successfully completing Step 1 and Step 2, the aspirants then required to track the status of their application. This can be done by visiting the NIFT Official Website.
  • Step 1: New Aspirant to visit the website: and click: Fresh Aspirant to create Log In (New Log In). Then they required filling the details to register for any programme. They must have a valid email ID for applying online. Press the button “Submit”. Once the information filled here will not be changed. The confirmation for the registration will also be sent to your email entered
  • Step 4: The aspirants can then download their Hall Ticket of NIFT entrance exam. They should make sure to take a print out of the same.
  • Step 2: In this step, the aspirants required to fill the application form. They need to Upload Photo and Signature images. After uploading they need to pay the fee and then take a print out of the same.

Details for NIFT 2017 Application Form

The aspirants required to offer few necessary documents during the STEP 1 given in the above chart. These documents are needed to get registered successfully for the NIFT 2017 Entrance Exam. Before starting to fill up the online application, aspirants must be willing with the following details/ documents/ Information.

  • Image of scanned signature in jpg/ jpeg pattern and size should not exceed 50 KB.
  • Caste/ Tribe/ Class certificate (for SC/ ST/ OBC aspirant).
  • Individual and Educational qualification details.
  • Image of the scanned photograph in jpg/ jpeg pattern and size should not exceed 50 KB.
  • Debit/ Credit Card details in case making an online payment.  
  • Disability Certificate for Persons with Disabilities.
  • Valid Email ID (the email should be valid for at least 1 year).
  • Demand Draft of requisite amount (1500/- in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) aspirants and 750/- in case of SC/ST/PHP aspirants) drawn in favour of “NIFT HO”, payable at New Delhi in case making payment DD.

Exam Format for NIFT 2018

The Exam Format for the NIFT Undergraduate Programme- B.DS. and NIFT PG Programme- M.Des. Aspirants must go via the earlier year NIFT Question Papers for a better understanding of the level of the question, major topics and time period need. But, the exam format for Undergraduate programme B.F.Tech and PG Programmes- Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) and Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech.) is different. follows same exam format.

For NIFT Under Graduate Programme (B.Ds.) and Post Graduate Programme (M.Des.)

The aspirants giving the entrance exam of NIFT must have an idea about the NIFT Exam Format. The entrance exams are scheduled on February 12, 2018, and will be a written one. Hence, we are here to inform you about the same. The aspirants for both the programmes have to give GAT (General Ability Test).

The GAT will consist of following sections:

Name of the SectionsNo. of Questions (B.Des.)No. of Questions (M.Des.)
Quantitative Ability2525
Communication Ability3535
English Comprehension3030
Analytical Ability3030
General Knowledge and Present Affairs3030

The Method of responding both of the written exams will be English. will be 2 hours (120 minutes). Also, the time period for B.Des. and M.Des.

For NIFT Under Graduate Programme (B.F.Tech) and Post Graduate Programmes (M.F.Tech and M.F.M)

These exams will be held on February 12, 2018, and will be a pen paper-based exam. This GAT test will include different sections as given below:

Name of the SectionsNo. of Questions (B.F.Tech)No. of Questions (M.F.Tech)No. of Questions (MFM)
Quantitative Ability303010
Communication Ability and English Comprehension454550
Analytical & Logical Ability252525
General Knowledge and Present Affairs252525
Case Study252540

The aspirants are supposed to have a good command over the English Language. Also, this exam will be of 3 hours (180 minutes).

After completing the NIFT Entrance Exam, the shortlisted aspirants will then have to appear for the other levels. The aspirants from B.F.Tech do not need to go via these levels. The other levels being NIFT Situation Test, Group Discussion (GD) and Individual Interview (PI).

The aspirants must make sure to go via the NIFT Syllabus thoroughly before preparing a schedule for the same. We wish you all the best and hope all your hard work pays off!

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