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National Institute of Fashion Technology, [NIFT] Hyderabad Admission 2021

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National Institute of Fashion Technology has 16 campuses all over India established first in 1986. It provides its students with the latest information in innovation and technology in the entire value chain of design and fashion. NIFT, multidisciplinary studies not only prepare the students to solve real-life challenges but also facilitate them to carve out new and unique paths for themselves. The students and faculty at NIFT are very well adept at successfully managing a complex, volatile and uncertain world of fashion technology, retail, and design. National Institute of Fashion Technology admissions 2021 has 16 professionally managed campuses. This institute is committed to academic excellence in fashion education. The vision of the institute embraces challenges and provides the impetus in setting the highest academic standards. 

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NIFT Hyderabad Admission 2021

Over the years, the role and possibilities of design, management, and technology have expanded. NIFT constantly endeavors to stay ahead of the industry and act as a leader for guiding the fashion scenario of India. The curriculum is reviewed regularly to meet the current and future demands and the National Institute of Fashion Technology announces the admissions 2021 with a new restructured curriculum with enhanced creative potential and flexibility ahead of the times.
The main aim of the institute is to create a learning experience of the highest standards in fashion about design, technology, and management and encourage our remarkably creative student body to draw inspiration from India’s textiles and crafts while focusing on emerging global trends relevant to the industries that they serve. The contact hours have been recalibrated to 25 hours per week, giving increased time for studio practice and self–study to the students. Standardization of credits across all programs and all semesters has been undertaken. New and emerging areas across disciplines integrated into the curriculum: Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Designing Ergonomic Environment,  Advanced Apparel Manufacturing Management, Big Data, and Business Analytics, etc

NIFT Hyderabad UG Admission 2021

The college is divided into departments depending on the courses. The students can choose the specifications depending on their preferences. Fashion Technology is for a term of 4 years while the courses under B.Des are for a term of 3 years. The courses are specified below:

Course Specialization
B.Des Accessory Design, Fashion Design, Knitwear Design, Leather Design, Textile Design, and Fashion Communication
F.Tech Fashion Technology

NIFT UG Admission - Eligibility, Fees, Admission Criteria

There are a total of 2 courses, with B.Des having their specification. The minimum eligibility for applying is that the candidate should have qualified 10+2 from any recognized board. The final selection will be made based on the NIFT Entrance Exam conducted at a national level. There are a total of 37 seats per specialization and 5 seats for NRI students. The entire fee is Rs. 6.30 Lacs for an undergraduate 4-year course.

Course Eligibility Criteria
  • Educational qualification for Bachelor of Fashion Technology program minimum 10+2 examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination 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: 
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/ Cambridge/ Sri-Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ International Baccalaureate (IB)

NIFT Hyderabad PG Admission 2021

The Master of Design program is a two-year (Four-semester) full-time post-graduate program leading to the M.Des. NIFT also has 2 other PG programs including Masters of Fashion Management (MFM) and Masters of Fashion Technology (M.FTech)

NIFT PG Admission - Eligibility, Fees, Admission Criteria

There is no age limit for this course, unlike the Bachelor’s courses only that the candidate should be a minimum of 18 years old. There are a total of 37 seats per specialization and 5 seats for NRI students. The fees for Masters vary from INR 1.5 Lacs to INR 3.5 Lacs per year depending on the course. 

Course Eligibility Criteria
  • Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute/ University recognized by law in India or: 
  • Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT/ NID.B.FTech. from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) 
  • FTech. from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) or:
  • B.E/ B.Tech. from any Institute/ University recognized by law in India

NIFT Hyderabad PhD Admission 2021

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) offers a doctoral program through its Head Office in Delhi. The program is in recognition of high academic achievements, independent research and application of knowledge in the areas of Design, Management, and Technology as applied regarding textile, fashion, lifestyle, apparel, craft, and any other related field. The college offers full time as well as a part-time program.

NIFT Hyderabad Application Form 2021

To apply for the National Institute of Fashion Technology admission 2021, the candidate can follow the following steps given below:

  • The candidate needs to apply online for the NIFT entrance test.
  • All candidates appearing in the NIFT Entrance Examination will be allowed to take away the question paper of General Ability Test (GAT) to invite objection (s) against questions/ answers along with carbon copy of OMR answer sheet. 
  • The answer keys of each series will be uploaded at the NIFT website to enable the candidate to check their answers.
  • Based on their choice of the city, all eligible candidates will have to appear for the written entrance examination at the examination centres opted by them. The written entrance examination is designed to test the knowledge, skill and aptitude of the candidates for the program opted.
  • Based on a result of written test GAT and CAT, shortlisted B.Des candidates will be called for a second test called Situation Test. For B.F.Tech. candidates, GAT will be the final test for selection. 
  • The candidates for M.Des will take GAT and CAT. Based on the result of GAT and CAT, in the case of M.Des. and GAT in the case of M.F.Tech and MFM, candidates will be called for Group Discussion/ Personal Interview (GD/ PI).

Mandatory Documents Required for NIFT Admission

The following documents along with the photocopies shall be required for admission after qualifying the entrance examination. The original certificates, except the medical certificate, will be returned to the candidate after verification.

  1. Original certificates of qualifying examination i.e. 12th class/ degree (marks Sheet and Certificate). In case of admission to PG courses, the candidates will also be required to bring the original certificate (Mark Sheet and Certificate) of the qualifying degree examination. In case the candidate has appeared in the final semester/ final year (As applicable) then he/ she will have to bring the original mark sheet of all the previous semester/ years. 
  2. Bank Draft (s) of requisite fee in favor of “NIFT HO” has to be bought. The name of the candidate, date of counseling, phone/ mobile number, name of the program, category, rank and roll number is to be mentioned at the back of Bank Draft (s). Proof of date of birth (Secondary School Mark Sheet & Certificate) (Original and Photocopy).
  3. SC/ ST/ OBC - Non-Creamy/ PWD/ GEN-EWS (supported with requisite Certificate). For State Domicile seats the status of domicile will be decided by the address of school/ college (Qualifying degree) last attended, whichever applicable.
  4. Basis of funding of the tuition fee/ certificate of the parent’s income e.g Income Tax Return of 2019-20, Salary Certificate of March’2021, etc. 
  5. Certificate of Medical Fitness to be signed by a Registered Medical Practitioner in the prescribed format in original. 
  6. Affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper of INR 10/- for seeking provisional admission only in case, the result of qualifying examination is yet to be declared (In the format at Annexure-I).

NIFT Hyderabad Admission Fees

For the students admitted during the year 2021-21, the academic fee per semester for Non-NRI Category for a UG candidate will be as follows:

  • For Sem 1 the fee will be a total of INR 152850, For Sem 2 the fee will be INR 118050.
  • For Sem 3 the fee will be a total of INR 140400, For Sem 4 the fee will be INR 124000.
  • For Sem 5 the fee will be a total of INR 147350, For Sem 6 the fee will be INR 130150.
  • For Sem 7 the fee will be a total of INR 159500, For Sem 8 the fee will be INR 136700.
  • The fees for PG vary from INR 1.5 Lacs to INR 3.5 Lacs per year depending on the course and NIFT fee structure. 

NIFT Hyderabad Admission FAQs

  • What are the courses offered by the institute?
    - The institute offers courses like F.Tech, B.Des, M.Des, M.F.M, M.FTech and Doctoral program

  • How can I get admission in NIFT?
    - Admission to NIFT Hyderabad can be gained through NIFT Entrance Exam conducted at the national level. Eligibility criteria for UG courses are to pass in 10+2 examinations; MFM needs a pass in a three-year bachelor's degree in any discipline.

  • Where is NIFT Hyderabad located?
    -  NIFT Hyderabad is located right opposite Hi-tech City, Cyberabad Post, Madhapur, Hyderabad.

  • Can the student of any center intern in any place in India/abroad?
    - Yes. The student can take up an internship anywhere with the consent of the department.

NIFT Admission Helpline

NIFT Contact Details
Address Opposite Hi-tech City, Cyberabad Post, Madhapur, Hyderabad
Phone number 040-23110841/42/43
Email ID [email protected]


National Institute of Fashion Technology, [NIFT] Hyderabad Admission and Fees Details 2021:

Course For Admission Total Tution Fees Admission Forms
National Institute of Fashion Technology, [NIFT] Hyderabad M.Des Rs. 4.11 Lakh
National Institute of Fashion Technology, [NIFT] Hyderabad B.Des Rs. 10.18 Lakh


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