NIFT 2019: Result, Call Letter, Interview, Counselling & Admission

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NIFT 2019: Result, Call Letter, Interview, Counselling & Admission. NIFT 2019 Registration for Situation Test can be done till 12th April 2019. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is a premier institution in fashion education. The institution offers bachelor’s and master’s courses in design and fashion technology. Admission in the 16 campuses of NIFT is done through NIFT entrance examination. The entrance exam is conducted one time in a year. Here, candidates can check details about NIFT 2019 including result, cut-off, counselling, admission, etc.

NIFT 2019 Notification – Registration For Situation Test Started

NIFT 2019 Admit Card has been released on 9th January 2019.

NIFT 2019 Application Form Correction (Edit/Update) has been started from 30th December 2017 to 2nd January 2019.

NIFT 2019 Application Form (with the late fee of Rs. 5000) can be filled till 2nd January 2019.

Courses Offered

Courses offered on the campuses of NIFT at UG and PG level are given below:

  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech)
  • Master of Design (M.Des)
  • Master of Fashion Management (MFM)
  • Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech)

NIFT 2019 Exam Date

Students can check the NIFT exam dates 2019 in the below table:

Events Exam Dates (Announced)
Commencement of Online Application 20th October 2017
Closing of Application Form Submission 29th December 2017
Last date of online registration with the late fee of Rs. 5000/- 2nd January 2019
Application Correction Starts 30th December 2017 to 2nd January 2019 (04:00 PM)
Downloading of NIFT 2019 Admit Card 9th January 2019
Exam Date 21st January 2019
Result of Written Entrance Examination 22nd March 2019
Call Letter Released 24th March 2019
Registration for Situation Test Starts 5th April to 12th April 2019 (Noon)
Situation Test/Group Discussion/Interview 29th & 30th April 2019
Final Result Declaration May/June 2019
Counselling June 2019

NIFT Result 2019

  • NIFT 2019 result has been declared on 22nd March 2019.
  • The result has been declared online on the official website of NIFT.
  • The result of B.F.Tech is prepared on the basis of GAT only.
  • M.Des result is prepared on the basis of GAT, CAT and Situation Test while M.Des result is prepared on the basis of GAT, CAT, GD/PI.
  • Candidates should download their call letter from 24th March 2019.
  • The final result of MFM and M.F.Tech will be declared on the basis of GAT and GD/PI.

Seat Availability

Candidates can also check the courses options and seat availability in different campuses:

NIFT Counselling 2019

  • The counselling schedule will be released on the official website of NIFT in the month of April/May 2019.
  • All the qualified candidates must necessarily participate in NIFT 218 counselling to get admission.
  • The registration for situation test can be done till 12th April 2019.

NIFT Admission 2019

  • NIFT 2019 admission will start after the declaration of result and merit list.
  • At the time of admission, candidates have to carry original as well as photocopies of all the prescribed documents for verification purpose.

NIFT Application Form 2019

  • The facility for online application form was started from the 20th October 2017.
  • NIFT 2019 Application form was filled through online mode only. No printed application form was entertained for NIFT 2019.
  • Candidates filling the application after the last date have to submit the late fee of Rs. 5000/- in addition to the application form.
  • After filling the form completely, candidates may take the printout of filled-in application for references.
  • Candidates are also advised to retain the proof of payment.
  • Candidates can edit/update the application form from 30th December 2017 to 2nd January 2019.

Application Fee

Category-wise application fee of NIFT 2019 is given below:

Category Application Fee
GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy layer) Rs. 1500/-
SC/ST/PwD Category Rs. 750/-

Two modes are available for paying the application fee:

  • Online Payment Gateway (Credit/Debit Card)
  • Bank Demand Draft

Demand draft must be issued in favour of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi. Applicants who are going to opt DD for fee payment are required to send the duly completed application along with DD to the following address:

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

Eligibility Criteria

The norms and conditions that students have to satisfy to be eligible for NIFT 2019. The eligibility criteria for UG and PG courses is given below:

For UG Courses

Qualification Criteria

Courses Qualifying Examination
B.Des
  • Pass in/appearing 10+2 examination from recognized state board or central board such as CBSE, CISCE, etc.
    Or
    General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the advanced (A) level/International Baccalaureate (IB).
    Or
    Any Public School/Board/University Examination equivalent as 10+2 from India or Foreign Universities recognized by AIU.
    Or
    Pass in/appearing Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by National Open School with minimum five subjects.
    Or
    3 or 4 years diploma passed from a recognized institution.
B.F.Tech
  • Pass in 10+2 examination from state board/central board with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subject.
  • Candidates holding the diploma of 3 or 4 years in any branch of engineering are also eligible to apply.

Age Criteria For UG Courses

  • Age Limit: Maximum age limit for UG courses is 23 years as on 1st October 2019.
  • The upper age limit of SC/ST/PHP candidates shall be relaxed by 5 years.

For PG Courses

Qualification Criteria:

Courses Qualifying Examination
M.Des
  • B.Des degree from the recognized institution.
    Or
    Diploma in UG Design from NIFT/NID only
    Or
    Undergraduate diploma of 3-years from NIFT/NID.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.
MFM
  • Undergraduate degree from the recognized institution.
    Or
    Undergraduate diploma of 3-years from NIFT/NID.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.
M.F.Tech
  • The prescribed qualification is B.F.Tech from NIFT.
    Or
    B.E./B.Tech degree from a recognized institution.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.

Age Criteria For PG Courses

  • Age Limit: No prescribed age limit for PG courses.

NIFT Admit Card 2019

  • NIFT 2019 admit card of eligible candidates has been available for download from 9th January 2019.
  • The link is given above.
  • Admit card is not be sent via post.
  • Candidates have to mandatory carry the admit card to the test center on the day of examination.

NIFT 2019 Exam Pattern

The NIFT exam pattern comprises of GAT, CAT & GD/PI. The details about these tests are discussed below.

General Ability Test (GAT) is the written test for all the 5 courses offered by NIFT. For B.Des and M.Des courses, GAT is the first test for selection in NIFT. After GAT, B.Des & M.Des aspirants are required to qualify the CAT (Creative Ability Test). Candidates who will qualify both the written tests will be eligible for Situation Test (in case of B.Des) and GD/PI (in case of M.Des).

For B.F.Tech, GAT is the only selection test. MFM & M.F.Tech candidates are required to participate in GD/PI after qualifying the GAT.

  • Exam Mode: For all courses, GAT will be conducted in offline mode (PBT).
  • Exam duration: The duration of GAT written test will be 2 hours (for B.Des & M.Des) and 3 hours (for B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech).
  • Number of Questions: Total 100 questions will be asked in GAT for B.Des and 120 questionswill be asked for M.Des. 150 questions will be asked in B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech.
  • Language: The paper medium will be English only.
  • Papers: For B.Des and M.Des, two written exams will be conducted i.e. GAT & CAT whereas for B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech only GAT will be conducted.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking.

Exam Pattern For B.Des & M.Des Courses

The test structure of GAT for B.Des courses is as follows:

Sections No. of Questions
Quantitative Ability 20
Communication Ability 25
English Comprehension 25
Analytical Ability 15
General Knowledge & Current Affairs 15
Total 100

The test structure of GAT for M.Des courses is as follows:

Sections No. of Questions
Quantitative Ability 20
Communication Ability 30
English Comprehension 30
Analytical Ability 25
General Knowledge & Current Affairs 15
Total 120

Exam Pattern For B.F.Tech, MFM & M.F.Tech Courses

The test structure of GAT for B.F.Tech & M.F.Tech courses is as follows:

Sections No. of Questions
Quantitative Ability 30 (10 questions for MFM)
Communication Ability & English Comprehension 45 (50 questions for MFM)
Analytical & Logical Ability 25
General Knowledge & Current Affairs 25
Case Study 25 (40 questions for MFM)
Total 150

 

NIFT 2019 Syllabus

NIFT syllabus for General Ability Test (GAT) comprises of Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, English Comprehension, Analytical Ability, General Knowledge & Current Affairs for B.Des & M.Des courses. The syllabus of GAT for B.F.Tech, MFM, M.F.Tech will consist of Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability & English Comprehension, Analytical & Logical Ability, General Knowledge & Current Affairs & Case Study.

Creative Ability Test (CAT) for B.Des & M.Des tests the innovative and creative ability of the candidates in designing while Situation test for B.Des candidates will evaluate candidate’s skills for material handling and innovative ability. The group discussion (GD) would comprise of a discussion on a case study.

How to Prepare for NIFT

  • Gather the complete syllabus of NIFT.
  • Understanding of exam pattern plays an important role in exam preparation.
  • Practice sketching as much as you can.
  • Read newspapers or listen news to enhance your general knowledge.
  • Take proper sleep and keep yourself free from stress.

Exam Centers

The exam was conducted on 21st January 2019 at 32 cities. The candidate may select only ONE city for the examination. No request for the change in examination center was entertained at any stage. The exam city centers are:

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