NIFT Entrance Exam 2021 Registration & Application Form

Updated By Sukriti Vajpayee on 11 Jan, 2021 13:50

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NIFT Application Form 2021 (Out)

NIFT 2021 application form has been released on December 14, 2020. The last date to fill the NIFT 2021 application form with a regular fee is January 21, 2020. Candidates can also submit the application form by January 24, 2021, by paying a late fee of Rs.5,000. To fill the application form, candidates need to visit the official website of NIFT or follow the link given below

NIFT 2021 Application Form- Direct Link

National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Exam is held annually and the application process of the NIFT Entrance Exam is conducted in an online mode. 

Candidates who are eligible for the NIFT Entrance Exam are expected to fill-up and submit the form as the admit card will be issued to only eligible applicants who have successfully submitted the form. The direct link to access and register successfully will be shared here as soon as the application form of NIFT Entrance Exam is released. Candidates are advised to keep an eye on the developments and upcoming events of NIFT Entrance Exam.

NIFT Entrance Exam Application Dates 2021

The following table comprises of NIFT 2021 application dates:



NIFT 2021 Application Process Begins

December 14, 2020

Last Date to Apply for NIFT 2021

January 21, 2021, till 11:59 pm

Last Date to Apply for NIFT 2021 (with Late Fee)

January 24, 2021, till 11:59 pm

NIFT 2021 Application Form Correction Window

January 25, 2021 (12 pm onward - January 28, 2021, till 5 pm)

NIFT Application Process Start Date for NRI CandidatesJanuary 6, 2021
NIFT Application Process Start Date for NRI CandidatesApril 30, 2021

NIFT 2021 Admit Card Availability

February 1, 2021

NIFT 2021 Exam Date

February 14, 2021

How to Fill NIFT Application Form 2021

Candidates have to apply online through the NIFT 2021 official website. All entries in the application form have to be in English language only.

Documents Required for Application Process:

Before filling the online NIFT application form, be ready with the following details:

  • Valid Email address
  • Personal and Qualification details
  • Caste/Tribe certificate for reserved categories
  • Disability Certificate for Persons with Disabilities
  • Scanned photograph and Signature in the required format and size. The Photograph and scanned signature should be in .jpeg/.jpg format and size should not exceed 50 kb.
  • Demand Draft (in case of offline payment).
  • Net banking/Debit/Credit Card details for those who want to pay application fee through online mode.

Create Login ID (New Log In):

  • If you are a first time user, you must go to the official website of NIFT University and click on 'New User' to create your Log In.
  • Enter your email address, date of birth, mobile number and click on the 'Submit' tab.
  • The confirmation mail regarding your registration is sent on your registered email ID.

Filling the NIFT Application Form:

  • After registration, candidates have to fill all the basic and academic details such as Name, Parent's and Guardian's name, Aadhaar Card number, Address, gender, nationality, Class 10th and 12th marks, percentage and so on.
  • If you wish to edit any of the information, you can log in again using your Email ID and Date of Birth.
  • After editing the information, make sure that you save the information by clicking on the tab 'SAVE'.

Upload the Documents:

  • After filling all the necessary details, a candidate has to upload scanned copies of all the necessary documents.
  • The Photograph and Signature should be in jpeg/jpg format.
  • The Passport size photograph should be recent and should have been clicked with a white background.
  • Click on the 'Next Tab' to continue to the next step.

Payment of Fees:

There are two options available for payment of application fee:

  • Demand Draft
  • Debit/Credit Card
  • In case of payment through Demand Draft, make the demand draft of application fee in favour of “NIFT HO”, payable at New Delhi.
  • The payment can also be made through Debit Card/Credit Card, which may include bank and transaction charges.

Those applying through Demand Draft need to send a printout of the application form to the following address so as to reach on or before the stipulated date and time.

Project Manager, CMS

All India Management Association

Management House,14, Institutional Area,

Lodhi Road, New Delhi (110003)

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NIFT Application Fee 2021

  • Rs 2000 for General and OBC (Non-Creamy) category
  • Rs 1000 for SC/ST/PWD category

After successful payment, click on the final 'Submit' tab. Take a printout of the filled application form and confirmation page for future references.

Slot Booking for NIFT Situation Test 2021

The slot booking for NIFT Situation Test 2021 will begin in April/May 2021. Candidates who would clear the NIFT entrance exam for the admission to B.Des courses offered by National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) can select the date and exam centre for Situation Test. All candidates will be required to appear for NIFT Situation Test which is tentatively scheduled to take place in April/May 2021. Candidates must download the call letter for NIFT Situation Test after entering the required details on the official website of the exam. Candidates can go through the following pointers to know the step-wise process to book a slot for NIFT Situation Test 2021.

  1. Visit the official website of NIFT.
  2. Under the admission section, you will find a link to select date and exam centre for NIFT Situation Test 2021.
  3. Click on the link and you will be redirected to a new page. 
  4. Enter your credentials.
  5. Press 'Submit'.
  6. Enter all the requisite details.
  7. Download the call letter for NIFT Situation Test 2021. 

How to Edit NIFT 2021 Application Form?

NIFT will allow the candidates to make changes in their NIFT 2021 application forms if the need to do the same arises. Except for making the changes in the NIFT exam centres, the candidates can edit all the remaining other fields. The application forms for NIFT 2021 of those applicants will be cancelled who will furnish false information or submit incomplete forms. In a case of cancellation of an application form, the fee deposited by the applicants will not be refunded under any circumstance.

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I am a graduate student and I want to prepare for M.Des Entrance Exams such as NID, NIFT but I am very confused about how to start . What should I do in my daily schedule ,which book should I purchase and many types of queries are there.

-Ragini singhUpdated on October 16, 2020 02:23 PM
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Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

If you want to prepare for an M.Des Entrance Exam or a Design Entrance Exam, you can check out the Self-Study Guide for Design Entrance Exams in India. It consists of detailed preparation strategy, best books, previous year's question papers and mock tests for the design exam. 

You can also visit the top Design Entrance Exams to explore more options.

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If SC / ST / OBC seats remain unfilled at the end of the NIFT B.Des counselling sessions, do they offer these under the General category?

-MitraUpdated on September 15, 2020 10:46 AM
  • 1 Answer
Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

None of the NIFT seats remains vacant. The counselling process goes on until all the seats are filled with the corresponding category. Go through NIFT Counselling and NIFT Seat Matrix: Seat Allotment, Seat Reservation to understand the process better.

Write back in the QnA zone, in case of more queries.

Thank You


My common merit rank is 548 and general category rank is 441. Will I be able to get B.Des Fashion Design in any of the top 6 centres?

-DivyanshiUpdated on September 09, 2020 10:45 AM
  • 1 Answer
Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Congratulations on your great performance in the NIFT Entrance Exam. As per the previous year’s cut-off and result, there is a high possibility that you will get a B.DesFashion Design course in one of the top six NIFT campuses.

Check out some other top design colleges in India and dial 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or fill the Common Application Form for any admission related assistance. Feel free to write back in the QnA zone, in case of any doubts.

Thank You


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FAQs about NIFT Entrance Exam Application Form

Can I submit the application form of NIFT Exam after the last date of registration?

After the last date of submitting the NIFT Entrance Exam application forms passes, candidates are given a window to apply with a late fee of Rs. 5,000. You will have to pay this amount in addition to the application fee of the exam. If you miss applying in this window as well, you cannot submit your application form of NIFT Entrance Exam for that year.

Is there an age limit to apply for the NIFT Entrance Exam?

If you are applying for the UG courses of NIFT, you have to be not more than 23 years old as on 31 October of the same year if you belong to the general category. The candidates of SC/ ST/ PwD categories must not be older than 28 years. There is no age limit for applying for the PG programmes of NIFT.

Can I edit my NIFT Entrance Exam?

Once the application process of the NIFT Entrance Exam is over, the institute opens a correction window in which you can edit certain details of the form.

Which method of payment is accepted for submitting the NIFT Entrance Exam application fee?

The modes of payment for submitting the application fee of the NIFT Entrance Exam are the following: Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, Demand Draft (in case of an offline application).

What is the application fee for the NIFT Entrance Examination?

The NIFT Entrance Exam application fee is Rs. 2,000 for the general and OBC (non-creamy layer) category candidates and Rs. 1,000 for the candidates belonging to the SC/ ST/ PwD category.

What information is to be filled on the application form of NIFT Entrance Exam?

In the NIFT Entrance Exam application form, you will have to enter your personal details like name, gender, date of birth, address, contact number, etc. You will also have to enter your educational qualification and all the information regarding your academic record. The form will also require your passport sized photograph and signature.

What is the online application process of the NIFT Entrance Exam?

If you wish to apply for the NIFT Entrance Exam online, you will be required to visit the official website and register as a fresh user for creating a new log in ID. You can then proceed to fill the form by entering all the personal details and academic information that are asked in the form. For uploading the required documents, you will have to scan them and upload it on the form. The photograph and signature will also have to be scanned and uploaded. You can pay the application fee of NIFT Entrance Exam through a debit/ credit card or by net banking.

How can I apply for the NIFT Entrance Exam offline?

In order to apply fo the NIFT Entrance Exam in the offline mode, you will have to visit the official website and create a new log in ID for yourself by registering as a new user. After that, you will have to fill the personal and academic details that are asked in the form. Please ensure that all the details that are entered are correct and valid. Once this step is over, you will have to attach copies of the required documents. When you have completed all of these steps, you can download the form and take its print out and send it to the college along with a Demand Draft for the payment of the application fee.

What are the documents required for the application process of the NIFT Entrance Exam?

While filling the NIFT Entrance Exam application process, you must have the following documents handy: mark sheet of class 10th, mark sheet of class 12th, graduation mark sheet (for admission to PG courses), caste certificate (if applicable), disability certificate (for those applying under the PwD category), passport-sized photographs, and debit card/ credit card/ demand draft.

How can I apply for NIFT Entrance Exam?

You can apply for NIFT Entrance Exam either in the online mode or through the offline method.

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