List of NIFT Colleges in India 2021: Check Admission Process, Eligibility, Entrance Exam

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiPublished On: January 14, 2021

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is the best option if you are seeking education in the field of design. Check out the Admission Process, Eligibility, Entrance Exam etc. of all the NIFT Colleges in India.

List of NIFT Colleges in India 2021

The National Institute of Fashion Technology was started by the Ministry of Textiles in 1986. Over the year, NIFT has made a place for itself in the fashion industry. There are 16 NIFTs in India and the establishment of a 17th National Institute of Fashion Technology has been announced by the ministry at Panchkula.

NIFTs are some of the best fashion designing institutes in the country that offer an amazing start in the designing field. Candidates who wish to pursue design courses can go through the detailed NIFT Paper Analysis after the successful conduct of the NIFT Entrance Exam. Find out all about NIFT colleges and admission process below.

List of National Institutes of Fashion Technology

Given below is the list of NIFT colleges in India along with the UG & PG colleges:

Name of the Institute

Bachelor Courses

Master Courses

NIFT New Delhi

NIFT Mumbai

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Communication

  • B.Des - Accessory Design

  • B.Des - Knitwear Design

  • B.Des - Textile Design

  • B.FTech - Apparel Production

  • M.Des

  • MFM

NIFT Bangalore

  • B.Des - Fashion Communication

  • B.Des - Accessory Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • B.Des - Textile Design

  • B.Des - Knitwear Design

  • B.FTech - Apparel Production

  • M.FTech

  • MFM

NIFT Bhopal

  • B.Des - Accessory Design

  • B.Des - Textile Design

  • MFM

NIFT Gandhinagar

  • B.Des - Accessory Design

  • B.Des - Textile Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Communication

  • B.FTech - Apparel Production

  • M.FTech

  • MFM

NIFT Hyderabad

  • B.Des - Fashion Communication

  • B.Des - Textile Design

  • B.Des - Accessory Design

  • B.Des - Knitwear Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • B.FTech - Apparel Production

  • MFM

NIFT Chennai

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Communication

  • B.Des - Textile Design

  • B.Des - Leather Design

  • B.Des - Knitwear Design

  • B.Des - Accessory Design

  • B.FTech - Apparel Production

  • M.FTech

  • MFM

NIFT Kolkata

  • B.Des - Knitwear Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Communication

  • B.Des - Textile Design

  • B.Des - Leather Design

  • B.Des - Accessory Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • B.FTech - Apparel Production

  • MFM

NIFT Bhubaneswar

  • B.Des - Fashion Communication

  • B.Des - Textile Design

  • B.Des - Accessory Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • B.FTech - Apparel Production

  • Master of Fashion Management

NIFT Jodhpur

  • B.FTech - Apparel Production

  • B.Des - Fashion Communication

  • B.Des - Textile Design

  • B.Des - Accessory Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • Master of Fashion Management

NIFT Patna

  • B.FTech - Apparel Production

  • B.Des - Fashion Communication

  • B.Des - Textile Design

  • B.Des - Accessory Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • MFM

NIFT Raebareli

  • B.Des - Fashion Communication

  • B.Des - Leather Design

  • B.Des - Accessory Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • MFM

NIFT Kannur

  • B.FTech - Apparel Production

  • B.Des - Fashion Communication

  • B.Des - Knitwear Design

  • B.Des - Textile Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • Master of Fashion Management

NIFT Shillong

  • B.Des - Accessory Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • Master of Fashion Management

NIFT Kangra

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • B.Des - Accessory Design

  • B.Des - Textile Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Communication

  • B.FTech - Apparel Production

  • Not Available

NIFT Srinagar

  • B.Des - Fashion Design

  • B.Des - Fashion Communication

  • Not Available

Also Read: Career Path for Aspirants of B.F.Tech: Colleges, Eligibility & Salary Scope

National Institute of Fashion Technology Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are interested in pursuing courses from NIFT can take a look at the bachelor's and master's courses at NIFT.

National Institute of Fashion Technology Bachelor's Courses Eligibility

  • In order to apply for the B.Des courses and B.FTech courses, candidates must have secured at least 60% marks in class 12.

  • NIFT also conducts Creative Ability Test (CAT) for students seeking admission in bachelor’s courses. Students are selected for the NIFT Situation Test on the basis of NIFT CAT scores.

  • The NIFT situation test will test the student’s creativity, ability to visualize, composition and construction skills. Time management skills are also tested through this test.

  • Final admission is done on the basis of NIFT CAT, academic background and 20% weightage is given to NIFT situation test.

National Institute of Fashion Technology Master's Courses Eligibility

  • Candidates must have pursued B.Des of B.FTech with at least 60% marks in order to apply for the master’s courses offered by NIFT.

  • Admissions are done on the basis of the NIFT GAT (Graduate Ability Test) score. The exam is conducted by the institute every year.

  • Students shortlisted on the basis of NIFT GAT are called for group discussion and personal interview. All the components are considered to shortlist students for the master’s programme.

Everything About NIFT Entrance Exam 2021

NIFT conducts an entrance exam for admission to B.Des and M.Des courses includes two different tests – NIFT General Ability Test (GAT) and NIFT Creative Ability Test (CAT). Candidates who qualify NIFT GAT and CAT are eligible to appear for final admission rounds of NIFT such as personal interview and situation test. After this round, candidates are shortlisted for admissions. Find out everything about the NIFT Entrance Exam from the table below.

NIFT Entrance Exam Eligibility Criteria

How to Prepare NIFT Entrance Exam

Exam Pattern of NIFT Entrance Exam

Syllabus of NIFT Entrance Exam

Best Books for NIFT Entrance Exam

Coaching Institutes for NIFT Entrance Exam

NIFT Entrance Exam Cutoff

NIFT Participating Institutes

NIFT Selection Process

NIFT Counselling Process

Scope after Studying from National Institute of Fashion Technology

NIFTs or the National Institutes of Fashion Technology are the premier fashion institutes of the country. Although getting a job also depends on the proximity of the institute with the fashion and textile industry, there are various companies that recruit students from NIFT.

Various reputed companies visit the institutes including Future Group, Raymond, Wall-Mart, Colours of Benetton, Weekender, Provogue, Schuller's and many more. After graduating from the top NIFT campuses you can expect a package varying from Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 11 lakh per annum.

Also Read: Career & Job Options after pursuing Fashion Designing

Other Design Colleges in India

Here are a few renowned design colleges in India besides NIFT that are known for quality education and great placement opportunities.

College Name

Location

Noida International University

Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh

JD Institute of Fashion Technology

Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra

Aditya College of Design Studies (ACDS Mumbai)

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Mandsaur University (MU)

Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh

T. John Group of Institutions

Bangalore, Karnataka

International College of Fashion (ICF)

Delhi

University of Technology - Sanganer (UOT)

Jaipur, Rajasthan

International School of Design - (INSD) Baner

Pune, Maharashtra

Centre for Design Excellence (CODE)

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Apeejay Stya University (ASU)

Gurgaon, Haryana

To explore the world of design and find out more options, dial the toll-free number 1800-572-9877 or fill the Common Application Form. You can also drop your queries in the QnA zone.

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