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Online Courses Offered by NIFT

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaUpdated On: July 15, 2022 02:41 pm IST

If you are willing to pursue an online course from NIFT, click here! Captured in this article are all the details about NIFT online courses including course fee, eligibility criteria and admission process. 

Online Courses Offered by NIFT

Also known as NIFT Bridge Programmes, the online NIFT courses were first offered from 2005 to 2014. They were extended for two years and were again offered from 2014 to 2016. NIFT temporarily stopped offering online courses, however, they made a comeback in 2019. 

The online courses offered by NIFT are supplementary programmes that allow former graduates of NIFT to enhance their design Diplomas or Degrees. There are numerous online courses offered by NIFT and there is no upper limit for the seat intake. However, the eligible applicants must be more than 15, or else the course may not be conducted. 

At the end of the programme, the degree will be provided for the year in which the programme was successfully completed by the candidate. The NIFT online course degree will carry a reference of the Campus and also the year in which the diploma was offered to the aspirant. Read on to find out more about online courses offered by NIFT.

Highlights of Online Courses Offered by NIFT

The highlights of NIFT online courses are given below:

Total Courses

4 Courses

Course Mode

Online

Course Duration for PG Bridge Programmes

6 Months

Course Duration for UG Bridge Programmes

1 Year

Eligibility Criteria

NIFT Alumni 

Application Process

Online Mode

Total Seats

No Upper Limit

Courses Offered

M.F.Tech, MFM, M.Des, B.Des

Important Dates for Online Courses Offered by NIFT

Given below are the important dates for admission to NIFT online courses:

Events

Important Dates

Application Process Starts

Last Week of June 2021

Application Process Ends

August 16, 2021

Generation of List of Selected Students

August 31, 2021

Last Date for Fee Submission

September 30, 2021

Semester Starts

October 15, 2021

Eligibility Criteria of Online Courses Offered by NIFT

The bridge courses at NIFT would be offered to the NIFT alumni who have successfully completed either an undergraduate or a postgraduate programme from the institute.

Provided below are the eligibility criteria of NIFT online courses:

Course Name

Eligibility Criteria

M F Tech

  • GMT/ PG Tech alumni

MFM

  • Apparel Manufacturing & Merchandising alumni

  • Apparel Merchandising and Marketing Management alumni

M Des

B Des

  • Fashion Design alumni 

  • Accessory Design alumni

How to Apply for Online Courses Offered by NIFT

The application form for NIFT Bridge courses is released online on NIFT CMS. Here are some important pointers on how to apply for online courses offered by NIFT:

  • Candidates need to fill up the form, upload a copy of mark sheets and diploma certificate and pay the application fee before the last date. 

  • The registration fee for the application form of NIFT online courses needs to be paid by RTGS/ NEFT/ IMPS/ DD and the information regarding the same needs to be submitted in the online form.

  • The application fee is Rs. 2,300 for the General/ OBC category candidates and Rs. 1,300 for SC/ ST/ PwD category candidates.

  • The registration fee is not refundable.

Admission Process for Online Courses Offered by NIFT

There is no set admission process for pursuing bridge courses from NIFT. Candidates would be shortlisted for admission to NIFT online courses as per the information mentioned on their application form. Applicants must fill the form carefully, completely, and correctly.

As long as the candidate fulfills the eligibility criteria prescribed by the institute, he/she is likely to get admission in the online course offered by NIFT.

Online Courses Offered by NIFT: Fee Structure

The fee structure for the online courses offered by NIFT is as follows:

Particulars

UG Bridge Course

PG Bridge Course

1st Semester

2nd Semester

Tuition Fee (Non-Refundable)

Rs. 1,29,850

Rs. 1,29,850

Rs. 1,29,850

Exam Fee (Per Year)

Rs. 4,300

N/A 

Rs. 4,300

Registration Fee (One Time)

Rs. 9,300

N/A

Rs. 9,300

Total

Rs. 1,43,450

Rs. 1,29,850

Rs. 1,43,450

Security Deposit (One Time & Refundable)

Rs. 10,900

N/A 

Rs. 10,900

Semester Fee Payable at Beginning of the Semester

Rs. 1,54,350

Rs. 1,29,850

Rs. 1,54,350

Online Courses Offered by NIFT Mumbai

Besides the bridge programmes, online courses are not offered at any other NIFT campus apart from NIFT Mumbai. The institute provides a 3-month-long short-term course in E-Commerce for Fashion Business (ECFB). Candidates can pursue the programme after completing class 12th in any stream. 

Given below are the key information about the online course offered at NIFT Mumbai:

Course Name

E-Commerce for Fashion Business (ECFB)

Course Level

Certificate Level

Course Duration

3 Months

Eligibility Criteria

Class 12th in any stream

Admission Process

Personal Interview

Classes

Online, on weekdays

Seat Intake

20 Seats

Course Fees

Rs. 35,400/- (Incl. of GST)

Course Coordinator

Mr. Yashwant Misale (Assistant Professor)

Ph. No: 9923798434

There are a total of 23 Continuing Education Programmes (CEP) including E-Commerce for Fashion Business (ECFB) that are offered by NIFT. Due to the spread of COVID-19, some of the theory classes are being held through an online mode, however, as per the official website, practical or process-based sessions are likely to be held on the campus of NIFT after the pandemic ends.

ECFB is one of the only courses that is entirely held through an online mode. To find out more about the online courses offered by NIFT, visit the links provided below:

All About Bridge Programmes Offered by NIFT

All About ECFB Offered by NIFT Mumbai

All About CEP Offered by NIFT

To explore your options or to apply for admission, either fill up the Common Application Form or dial the helpline number 1800-572-9877 (toll-free).

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FAQs

Are other online courses apart from the bridge programmes offered at NIFT?

Yes, other than the bridge programmes, NIFT Mumbai provides a 3 Months long certificate course in E-Commerce for Fashion Business (ECFB) that is offered through an online mode.

What is the course fee for the bridge programme offered at NIFT?

The course fee for the UG bridge programme at NIFT is Rs. 1,54,350 for first semester and Rs. 1,29,850 for the second semester. The course fee for the PG bridge programme at NIFT is Rs. 1,54,350.

How much is the application fee for online courses at NIFT?

The application fee for online courses at NIFT is Rs. 2,300 for the General/ OBC category candidates and Rs. 1,300 for SC/ ST/ PwD category candidates.

Which bridge courses are offered at NIFT?

The bridge courses offered at NIFT are M.F.Tech, MFM, M.Des and B.Des.

What is the purpose of bridge courses offered at NIFT?

The bridge courses are offered at NIFT with the purpose of enhancing the design diploma or degrees of the NIFT graduates.

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