NIFT 2020 : Admission Form, Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Dates and Result

NIFT 2020: NIFT stands for the National Institute of Fashion Technology. The institute having its several regional branches is famous among students for pursuing the creative and professional courses.

Latest Update: NIFT 2020 Registration will begin in October 2020! Check The Procedure Below to fill the Application Form.

NIFT Admission Form Criteria Admit Card

The NIFT Admission can be taken by aspirants in the field of designing and technology involved in it offered at Bachelor and Master Levels. However, admissions here are not easy as one has to go through the admission test for learning curriculum offered here.

Through the article it will be easy for all to understand the NIFT Notification 2020 details about eligibility criteria, important dates, how to apply online, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, and many more details relevant to the exam.

NIFT 2020 Important Dates

For the aspirants, NIFT 2020 Exam Date and other events are very important. As the process will begin a lot soon, here we are providing important dates so that preparation is advance can be incorporated.

Events Dates (Expected)
Online Registration Begins 22 October 2019
Online Registration Last Date 28 December 2019
Last date for online registration with late fee of 03 January 2020
Window to Edit Application Form From DEC 29, 2019
To JAN 03, 2020
Admit Card (Online only) 10 January 2020
Written Entrance Examination 20 January 2020
Result February/March, 2020
Situation Test / Group Discussion / Interview April – May, 2020
Declaration of Final Result (Online) End of May / June, 2020
Counselling End of May /June 2020 Onwards

NIFT 2020 Admission Criteria

The NIFT Admission Eligibility plays a vital role as without fulfilling the essential conditions, one cannot appear in the exam.

Through the given NIFT Eligibility Criteria for all courses offered, here we are giving you details in the tabular format as what is the minimum standard to participate in the competition.

Age Limit: For bachelors program 23 years is the maximum allowance while for Master programs there is no age limit.

Must Check the Eligibility Criteria and Guideline Here: NIFT Guideline

Course Required Educational Qualification
Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) 10+2 from a recognized Board
Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) 10+2 (with Physics, Chemistry & Math) from a recognized Board
Master of Design (M.Des.)

Bachelor Degree from recognized institute


Undergraduate Diploma of minimum 3 years duration from National NIFT or National Institute of Design (NID)

Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech.)

Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech.) from NIFT


Bachelor of Engineering (B.E )/ Bachelor of

Technology (B.Tech.) from recognized university/institute.

NIFT 2020 Admission Form

Those who want to appear in the entrance test have to reflect their interest by submitting the NIFT Application 2020.

Whether you are looking forward for the Bachelors or Master’s program, it has to be submitted by all within provided NIFT Application Form Date.

Willing aspirants can check out Summarized NIFT Admission Form filling process from Here.

NIFT Registration Process

  1. Fill Application
  2. Uploading image (Photograph and Signature)
  3. Make Payment
  4. Print Application

Now You Will Need To Do Registration First And Here the Procedure to Do Registration.

How to Register Online for NIFT 2020:

  • Open the website of NIFT from address
  • Click on the link of admissions from the home page.
  • Once the admission menu is open, click on New Login or Login to Your Account.NIFT Registration 2019
  • Fill all the details like Name, DOB, Category, Program, Email and Solve the Capache in the Registration Form.
  • Tick on the two round boxes which will be under the Capache, To verify you read and understood the admission guidelines including admission criteria, eligibility criteria, mode of payment etc. for NIFT Admission 2020 and Second is one for that you understood the Application form filling procedure.NIFT Admission Registration
  • Now Click on Submit.
  • Now You will receive a Confirmation Email to verification. So open inbox and click on the link in the Email. And Login Here Using the Email and Password.
  • Now You will Access the application Form Fill it and Save it.
  • After it you will be redirected to the Payment Page.
  • Pay the application fee through online method and application has been submitted successfully.
  • After Filling the form and Submitting the fee, Download the filled application form.

NIFT Application Fee

  • General candidates: INR 2000/-
  • SC/ST/ PwD candidates: INR 1000/-

The application fee can be paid by applicants either through online methods or through DD. The Demand Draft should be made in favor of ‘NIFT HO’ and send to:

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

NIFT 2020 Selection Process

The NIFT Admission Process for each program will be different. Along with the entrance test the selection will be given on the basis of overall performance of the pattern given below.

Course Selection process Weightage

Bachelor of


CAT 50%
GAT 30%
Situation Test 20%

Master of


CAT 40%
GAT 30%
GD/PI 30%


of Fashion


GAT 30%

Master of



GAT 70%
GD/PI 30%
Master of Fashion Management GAT 70%
GD/PI 30%
  • CAT is the Common Admission Test
  • GAT here is the General Ability Test
  • GD/PI is the Group Discussion/Personal Interview
  • For foreign nationals or NRI students, the selection will be done through the score of following exam as per course.
Course Exam whose score will be considered
Bachelor Program (B.Des & B.F Tech) SAT Score
Master Program (MFM) GMAT Score
Master Program (M.Des & M.FTech) GRE Score

NIFT 2020 Exam Pattern

The written examination will be important for all candidates. Depending on the choice of course opted by the students they will be giving written exam.

Both exams will be offline, thus it is important for all applicants of the exam to check out the NIFT Paper Pattern for better understanding and management of time.

Here we are listing down the structure of NIFT Entrance Exam Pattern to give a brief idea of the exam.

Language: English Only

CAT Exam Pattern:

For the courses in which CAT will be taken, it is the Creative Ability Test. The questions will be general to test is the creative and innovative use of color and illustration skills.

Subject Questions Time
Quantitative Ability 20 2 hours (120 minutes)
Communication Ability 25
English Comprehension 25
Analytical Ability 15
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 15
Total 100

Exam Pattern for MDES (GAT)

Subject Questions Time
Quantitative Ability 20 2 hours (120 minutes)
Communication Ability 30
English Comprehension 30
Analytical Ability 25
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 15
Total 120

Exam Pattern for BF.TECH/ MFTECH/ MFM

Quantitative Ability 30 30 30 2 ½ hours (150 minutes)
Communication Ability 40 40 50
English Comprehension 25 25 25
Analytical Ability 25 25 25
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 25 25 40
Total 150 150 150

NIFT 2020 Syllabus

As per the exam pattern, students should have understood that best performance can only be achieved only if candidates study through syllabus.

Well, all contenders of the exam can give their best through the NIFT Syllabus 2020 Pdf provided by us for each course.

Besides following the NIFT Syllabus for Entrance Exam, it is advisable that they should keep themselves involved in more and more brainstorming session to bring analytical and creative strategy.

Also Check: NIFT Previous Year Question Papers

NIFT 2020 Admit Card

The NIFT Entrance Exam Admit Card is essential in the throughout process of examination. Those candidates who will be eligible for the exam, will be given admit card on the basis of information provided in application form.

The NIFT Hall Ticket will be available to download online only. Through the links and information provided by is it will be easy for one and all to know NIFT Exam 2020 Date and download it timely.

NIFT 2020 Result

The appearing candidates of the exam will be appearing in the exam, will be produced result twice. Firstly, the result for written exam will be announced. Lastly those who will appear in GD/PI rounds can know through result whether they are eligible for admission or not.

It is never been easier for all applicants to check their results through the direct link and updates for NIFT Result Date provided by us.

Also those applicants, who have to give CAT exam, will only be able to give GAT exam only when they have cleared the first exam.

NIFT Counselling 2020

The counselling will be done in the month of May/June after the announcement of the final result. The exact dates will be notified to all here.

The NIFT Counselling Process is merely the completion of formalities for admission. However, anyone absent during the process will not be able to get admission afterwards.

At the time of counselling, candidates will have to present their original qualification certificates. Also those who had submitted the fee online will have to bring the submission document.

More or additional information for each exam will be provided to you timely.

Official Website: NIFT 2020

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