NIFT 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) conducts the entrance exam on a national level every year for candidates willing to take admission in various Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses in the field of Fashion and Design. Those candidates who qualify for this examination will get admission in courses like Bachelor of Design, Bachelors of Fashion Technology, Bachelor of Design, Master of Design, Master of Fashion Technology, Master of Fashion Management, etc. at various campuses of NIFT located in Raebareli, Kannur, Gandhinagar, Bhopal, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Srinagar, Shillong, Patna, Chennai, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Bhubaneswar, New Delhi, Kangra, and Jodhpur. Moreover, candidates also need to pass the General Ability Test (GAT) and Creative Ability Test (CAT). Through this article, get all the details about NIFT 2023 Admission.

NIFT 2023 Highlights

Organization NIFT
Full form National Institute of Fashion Technology
Type of Exam Undergraduate
Level of exam National level
Courses offered Bachelor of Design, Bachelors of Fashion Technology, Bachelor of Design, Master of Design, Master of Fashion Technology, Master of Fashion Management, etc.
Organizing department National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi
Application mode Online
Selection based Entrance exam
Mode of Exam Online
Official website

NIFT 2023 Important Dates

Events Dates (Expected)
The online application process begins from 1st week of December 2022
Last date for the submission of the application form 2nd week of January 2023
The last date to submit the form with a late fee of Rs. 5000 3rd week of January 2023
Application correction date 3rd week of January 2023
Admit card issue date 4th week of January 2023
Entrance exam date 1st week of February 2023
Answer key release date 2nd week of February 2023
Announcement of results March 2023
Commencement of GD and PI April 2023
The final announcement of results May 2023

Eligibility Requirements

Age Limit:

  • Aspirants should not be older than 24 years of age to apply for UG courses, while for PG courses there is no age limit.
  • Also, 5 years of age relaxation will be there for SC/ ST category candidates.

Educational Qualifications:

  • B.F.Tech (Apparel Production): Candidates must have cleared the 12th level examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects from a recognized board or university.
  • B.Des Programme: The candidate should clear his/her 10+2 level degree from a recognized board or university.
  • M.F.Tech Programme: Those who possess a Bachelor’s degree in B.F.Tech from NIFT or B.Tech/ B.E from a recognized institute or university is eligible to apply.
  • M.Des Programme: A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute or university is required or candidates should hold a UG Diploma in UG design (3 years) from NID or NIFT.

NIFT 2023 Application Form

  • The NIFT Application Form will be made available through online mode at their official website-
  • Candidates must h confirm their eligibility for the examination before filling the application form.
  • The Application form is in the month of December on the official website of NIFT.
  • Candidates will have to provide their authentic details in the application form and details matched in the class 10th mark sheet will be considered as authentic, any alteration in details will cause rejection of the NIFT application form.
  • Candidates are suggested to keep the printout of the duly filled application form and fee receipt till the admission process.

Application Fee

The application fee can be submitted through online mode only. Candidates can use their Credit Card, Debit Card, and Net Banking Payment facilities for the transaction of Application fee.

Category Application fee
General/ OBC- NCL category applicants INR 2000/-
SC/ ST/ PH applicants INR 1000/-

Examination Pattern

  • Exam Mode & Date: The Exam will be conducted offline mode on 6th February 2023.
  • Time Duration: Approx. 2 or 3 hours will be given for completing the paper according to the courses.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper will consist of all multiple choice type questions.
  • Language: The question paper will be made available in both languages i.e. English & Hindi.
  • Sections: The sections in the paper will be – Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, G.K. and Current Affairs, Analytical Ability, and English Comprehension.
  • Marking Scheme: No negative marking will be there in the NIFT paper.

Subject Wise Pattern of Exam:

Subjects/ Parts B.F.Tech, M.F.Tech & M.FM B.Des
Communication Ability 25 30
Quantitative Ability 20 20
English comprehension 25 30
General knowledge and Current Affairs 15 15
Analytical Ability 15 25
Total  100 questions 120 questions

Test Centres

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

NIFT 2023 Results

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) will be responsible to release the result for every participant individually through online mode via their official website. Candidates will be able to check their results from the website of the Institute by entering their Date of Birth, Roll No. and Application No. Candidates will be able to download their NIFT entrance examination results from March 2023. The NIFT result 2023 will have all the details for instance name of the candidate, roll number, marks obtained by them in the entrance examination, and their qualifying status.

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