NIFT 2019

Exam Date : 20th January 2019
Result Date : 18th February 2019

 NIFT 2019 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Results

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Introduction to NIFT 2019

  • About: NIFT Entrance Examination is a National Level Entrance Exam conducted by National Institute of Fashion Technology for admission into design courses in Undergraduate and Postgraduate programme.

  • About NIFT: The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) was set up in the year 1986 under the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.

  • Background: NIFT has 16 campuses in India where the main campus is in New Delhi. This college was granted statutory status in 2006, empowering it to degrees and other academic distinctions. The Institute of NIFT is headed by Director-General Saradha Muraleedharan and this is the undeniable campus of the nation.

  • Level: NIFT is a National Level Entrance Examination which offers admission into the Undergraduate and Postgraduate design courses

  • Frequency: National Institute of Fashion Technology conducts the exam once a year.

  • Conducting Authority: National Institute of Fashion Technology has the whole authority to organize the NIFT 2019 and to allocate the seats for the eligible candidates.


NIFT 2019 Highlights

Exam Name

National Insitute of Fashion Technology

Acronym

NIFT

Level

National

Conducting Body

National Insitute of Fashion Technology

Category

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Mode

Offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT)

Sections

General Ability Test (GAT)

Creative Ability Test (CAT)

Duration

3 hours i.e. 180 minutes

Medium

English

Seat Availability

2,370

Participating Institutes

16 NIFT campuses


NIFT 2019 Important Dates

  • Registration: Application Form was available on the official website i.e. NIFT Official Website from 22nd October 2018 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 28th December 2018.

  • Correction Window: Candidates are allowed to make changes in the Application Form from 29th December 2018 to 3rd January 2019.

  • Admit Card: The Admit Card will be released by the NIFT online for all the aspirants from 10th January 2019.

  • Examination: NIFT 2019 will be conducted offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT) from 20th January 2019.

  • Results: Results will be declared on the official website for all category candidates based on qualified marks on 18th February 2019.

  • Situation Test: After the declaration of result for the written test, a situation test will be conducted for the candidates in the month of April/ May 2019.

  • Counselling: Candidates who have cleared the NIFT 2019 will be called for the counselling process which will be held on 10th June 2019.

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NIFT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • Education (UG): Candidates must have passed 10+2 examination or diploma course (3 or 4 years) recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.

  • Education (PG): Candidates must have passed Bachelor's Degree in the relevant stream from a recognized Institute/ University, or Undergraduate Diploma of minimum 3-years duration in any discipline from NIFT/ NID.

  • Age: The candidate should be below 23 years for Undergraduate courses and 5 years relaxation will be provided to SC/ ST/ PwD candidates.

  • Note: There is NO Age Limit for the candidates applying for the Postgraduate programme.

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NIFT 2019 Application Form

  • Registration: Application Form was available on the official website i.e. NIFT 2019 from 22nd October 2018 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 28th December 2018.

  • Correction Window: Candidates are allowed to make changes in the Application Form from 29th December 2018 to 3rd January 2019.

  • Registration Fee: Candidates have to pay a registration fee online (Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking) or offline (Demand Draft in favor of "NIFT HO")as mentioned below for different category:

Category

Registration Fee

General/ OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

INR 800

SC/ ST/ PH

INR 400

  • Documents Upload: Candidates have to upload the recently taken passport size photograph (3 months old) and signature in the below mentioned formats:

Documents

Size

Format

Photograph

50 KB

.jpg/ .jpeg

Signature

50 KB

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NIFT 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Test Pattern: NIFT exam is conducted in 3 parts which are Written Test (CAT and GAT), Situation Test, and Group Discussion/ Personal Interview. 

  • Mode: NIFT 2019 will be conducted offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT) on 20th January 2019.

  • Question Type: The question paper will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

  • Sections: The NIFT 2019 will consist of two parts such as Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT). The GAT consist of topics such as Quantitative Ability, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Analytical and Logical Ability, Problem Solving Approach. The CAT includes topics such as Design Ability, Observation Power, Creativity in Thought Development.

  • Duration: The duration of GAT Written Test (B.Des & M.Des) will be for 2 hours and for B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech will be 3 hours.

  • Total Questions & Marks: The question paper comprise 100 and 120 questions with a total of 100 and 120 marks.

  • Negative Marking: There is No Negative Marking for the Wrong Answers.

  • Medium: The question paper will be in English.

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NIFT 2019 Admit Card

  • Availability: The Admit Card will be released by the NIFT online for all the aspirants from 10th January 2019.

  • Credentials: The candidates should log in to the official website of NIFT 2019 and should enter the required credentials such as Application Number, Date of Birth, and Password in order to download the Admit Card.

  • Id Proof: Candidate must carry anyone government id proof such as Voter Id, PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Passport along with the Admit Card.

  • Discrepancy: In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/ her photograph and signatures shown in the Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the concerned authority.

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NIFT 2019 Syllabus

  • Subjects: The NIFT syllabus includes the test such as Creative Ability Test (CAT), General Ability Test (GAT), Performance Round, Situation based Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview round.

  • Topics: The NIFT 2019 will consist of two parts such as Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT). The GAT consist of topics such as Quantitative Ability, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Analytical and Logical Ability, Problem Solving Approach. The CAT includes topics such as Design Ability, Observation Power, Creativity in Thought Development.

  • Reference: NIFT, NID/ IIFT Entrance Exam guide by D Mittal and NIFT, NID/ IIFT Admission Test by Surendra Kavimandan are the books referred by the conducting authority for the preparation of NIFT 2019.

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NIFT 2019 Results

  • Results: Results will be declared on the official website for all category candidates based on qualified marks on 18th February 2019.

  • Situation Test: After the declaration of result for the written test, a situation test will be conducted for the candidates in the month of April/ May 2019.

  • Final Results: Final results of NIFT 2019 will be prepared on the basis of GAT, CAT and Situation Test scores, once the situation test and GD/PI are conducted.

  • Cut-off: NIFT Cut-off is the closing rank set by NIFT Participating Institutes and the same will vary across NIFT campuses. Cut-off will be calculated on the basis of the difficulty level of exam, availability of seats, the total number of students appearing in the exam etc.

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NIFT 2019 Counseling

  • Counselling: Candidates who have cleared the NIFT 2019 will be called for the counselling process which will be held on 10th June 2019.

  • Counselling Procedure: The counselling procedure will consist of Registration, Campus Choice, Download Call Letter, and Appear for Counselling.

  • Counselling Centre: While getting registered, candidates have to select the counselling campus in which they will participate in as well. 

  • Required Documents: The eligible candidate should carry all the required documents such as X, XII Marks Sheet, Transfer Certificate, 2 Passport Size Photograph and for PG course the candidate should bring all the required documents like Degree Certificate, Caste Certificate etc.

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Contact Details For NIFT 2019

  • Address: National Institute of Fashion Technology, Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park, New Delhi, India 110016.

  • Tel: +91-1126542000

  • Email: info@nift.ac.in

  • Website: www.nift.ac.in

  • Operational Days:  Monday to Friday

  • Timings: 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM and 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM.


NIFT FAQs

Q: What is the eligibility criteria for admission?

For UG programmes, candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam, and for PG programmes, UG degree is required.

Q: I am from Nepal, can I apply for the exam?

Yes, Candidate can be from any part of the world.

Q: Can I change the NIFT exam centre?

No, exam centre once allotted cannot be changed.

Q:  How can I get the NIFT 2019 prospectus?
Candidates can download the prospectus from the official website.

Q: What is the upper limit to apply for the exam?

For undergraduate courses, the candidate should not be more than 23 years of age and there's no age restriction for the Postgraduate programmes.

Q: How are students assessed in the regular programs?

Candidates are assessed based on assignments, projects, internships, and presentations. Performances will be evaluated by academicians and industry professionals. 

Q: Is there any restriction on the number of attempts to clear the exam?

No, You can take the examination any number of times but in the case of design, you can write only till you attain the upper age limit.

Q: What is the minimum percentage required to apply for the exam?

There are percentage criteria to apply for the exam.

Q: Is it possible to apply for more than one programme?

No, you cannot apply for more than one programme.

Q: What is the counselling procedure?

Candidates will be called for the counselling process according to the merit list. Shortlisted candidates can select the course and the centre of study. The candidate has to get all the required original documents for verification purpose during the counselling process. 

Q: How many stages are there in NIFT 2019 exam?

The exam will be conducted in the offline mode i.e, Pen Paper Based Test (PBT) and has three stages: Written Test, Situation Test and Group Discussion/Personal Interview.


NIFT 2019 Important Dates

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NIFT 2019 Important Dates

Important dates summary:

Availability of Application Forms: The application Form will start from 22nd October 2018 on the official website.

Deadline for submission: The candidate has to fill all required details and needs to submit within 28th December 2018.

Admit card of NIFT 2019: The candidate has to download the admit card from the official website and the availability of admit card starts from 10th January 2019.

Exam Date of NIFT 2019: The candidate needs to appear for the NIFT 2019 examination on 20th January 2019.

Results of NIFT 2019:  The candidate will be able to get to know the results of NIFT exam on 18th February 2019 on the official website.

Counselling of NIFT 2019:  The counselling for the NIFT 2019 admissions starts from 10th June 2019.

 

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NIFT 2019 Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria  Summary of NIFT 2019 :

Eligibility Criteria for Undergraduate Courses:

  • Eligibility Criteria for Bachelor of Design: The Candidate who wants to do the undergraduate course must not be more than 23 years of age as on 01 October 2019. There are 5 years of age relaxation for SC/ST/PHP candidates also the candidate must hold a marks sheet of 10+2 education from any recognized board/University.
  • board of Physics and Chemistry as their subjects. Candidates holding a diploma certificate of 3 to 4 years in Engineering, recognized by AICTE will also be eligible for B.FTech.

Eligibility Criteria for Postgraduate Courses: 

  • Eligibility Criteria for M.Des: The candidate must hold a minimum of 3 years diploma in Undergraduate design from NIFT/NID or they must possess an Undergraduate degree from a recognized institute.

  • Eligibility Criteria for M.F.M: The candidate must hold a minimum of 3 years Undergraduate diploma from NIFT/NID or they must possess an Undergraduate degree from a recognized institute.

  • Eligibility Criteria for M.F.Tech: The candidate must hold a B.Tech/B.E from a recognized institute or a B.F.Tech from NIFT.

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NIFT 2019 Application Process

Application Process Summary of NIFT 2019:

  •  Availability of Application Form: The Candidate must check on the official website to start applying from 22nd October 2018 
  • Deadline of Application Form: The candidate must submit the application form by 28th December 2018 if he/she fails to submit the application form by that date needs to pay an amount of 5000 INR including application fee within 14 January 2019.

  • Payment: The candidate can pay application form fee by an online and offline method

  • Application fee for General category: The General Category Candidates needs to pay an amount of 1500 INR

  • Application fee for SC/ST/PHP category: The candidate who belongs to SC/ST/PHP category needs to pay an amount of 750 INR

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NIFT 2019 Application Form Details

Application Form Details Summary of NIFT 2019:

  • Availability and Mode of Application: The Candidate has to download the application form on official website from 22nd October 2018 and the application forms will be available in online mode.

  • Login ID and Fill Up: The candidate has to create a login ID to their respective account and has to fill the personal details and academical details to complete the application process.

  • Mode of Payment: The candidate can pay the fee by online and offline mode. The general category students need to pay 1500 INR and SC/ST and PHP candidates have to pay 750 INR  

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NIFT 2019 Admit Card

NIFT 2019 Admit card summary:

  •  Download the Admit card: The candidate should log in to the account of the official website by entering all required credentials and click on the link which will be displayed on the homepage. After clicking on that link it will be redirected to the download the admit card of NIFT 2019. The candidate has to download it and preserve it.

  • Details in NIFT 2019 Admit card: The admit card of NIFT 2019 will consist some data like Name, Application Number, Roll Number, Exam timings and Exam venue.

  • Important things to know about admit card: The candidate has to check for the correctness of details printed on the admit card in case of any discrepancies the candidate has to contact the concerned authority immediately. The candidate has to carry the admit card with valid photo ID to the examination hall without any ID or admit card the candidate will not be allowed into the exam hall. 

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NIFT 2019 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern Summary:

  • Mode: The NIFT 2019 is offline based examination.

  • Parts: The NIFT 2019 is of two parts namely CAT and GAT.

  • Duration: The NIFT 2019 is of 2 hours

  • Number of Questions: The Total Number of questions is 150.

  • Negative Marking: There's no negative marking.

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NIFT 2019 Syllabus

Syllabus Summary:

  • CAT: Quantitative, logical, analytical ability, English Comprehension, Problem-solving approach, Effective communication and leadership qualities.

  • GAT: Discernment ability, Power of observation, Creativity in development of a thought, and Design ability of the applicant.

  • Situation-based Test: space visualization, color scheme, Construction skills, Composition of elements and Finnesse of the model overall.

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NIFT 2019 Results

Results Summary:

  • The candidate can check his/her results by going to the official website

  • The Successful students who managed to clear the exam with good marks they will be selected for document verification and personal Interview.

  • Counselling will be done for the qualified students of NIFT Exam 

     

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