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NIFT Entrance Exam Participating Colleges 2023

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 16 Aug, 2022 11:25

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NIFT 2023 Participating Colleges

NIFT 2023 is conducted to offer admission into design undergraduate and postgraduate level courses across 16 participating institutes of NIFT. Applicants who qualify in the entrance exam and meet the cut-off of NIFT 2023 are eligible to apply for admission to the programmes offered at NIFT 2023 campuses. The participating institutes of NIFT 2023 are located at different parts of India such as Delhi, Navi Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Kolkata, Kannur, Jodhpur, Patna, Kangra, Shillong, Srinagar, Bhopal, Raebareli, Bhubaneswar, and Hyderabad.

Before taking admission into the participating colleges/campuses of NIFT 2023, candidates must check their NIFT 2023 result in order to see their rank. After result and cut-off declaration, qualified candidates will be able to take admission into NIFT 2023 participating institutes/ campuses.

Important Points to Remember

Mentioned below are some of the important points that NIFT aspirants should know about the participating colleges of NIFT 2023:

  • Each participating institute/college of NIFT will have its own cut-off. Therefore, it is important for candidates to know the cut-off marks of NIFT institutes where they wish to study.

  • Candidates should have detailed information such as placement and other relevant facilities offered to students before choosing the participating institutes/colleges of NIFT.

  • The selection or shortlisting of candidates for admission in participating colleges/institutes NIFT will be based on the result of NIFT 2023.

  • Once the document verification and seat allotment process is done, candidates have to reach the allotted college/institute.

NIFT 2023 Participating Institutes

The table given below lists the colleges/ institutes that offers UG and PG courses at NIFT campuses:


List of NIFT Participating Institutes

About the Institutes


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi

NIFT Delhi is the largest campus that offers UG and PG programmes. The institute has the largest student strength and has 44 classrooms and fully equipped labs. The institute is fully air-conditioned with 3 conference/ seminar halls. The institute has highly experienced faculty members who have completed their doctorates in the field of fashion. The placement record of the institute is also good as the college has tie-ups with a lot of companies from the garment industry.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Navi Mumbai

Spread over 10 acres of area in Navi Mumbai, the institute offers world-class infrastructure highly equipped labs and machine rooms. The institute also has hostel facilities for girls and boys students, and a highly trained faculty with strong industry connect. The placement opportunities for candidates is also pretty decent.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore

The institute offers a wide range of facilities and infrastructure in and around the campus for the students. The Institute also provides comprehensive and state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment to impart both practical and theoretical training. The institute has high-quality lecture rooms and well-equipped classrooms with advanced teaching methodology, designed for highly interactive sessions.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Chennai

The NIFT Chennai campus is one of the unique campuses in India. Established in 1995, the institute offers both UG and PG programmes to its students. The college has a decent infrastructure and a good curriculum. The institute has an experienced faculty and offers hostel facility to its students.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Gandhinagar

NIFT Gandhinagar is a student-centric institute that has a wide range of facilities including Library, Hostels, Lecture Rooms, Labs, Resource Centre, Health Care Centre, Audio-Visual Aids, Conference Halls, and Recreation Zone. The faculty members of the institute are highly experienced in the field of fashion and the placement cell provides well-developed training to the students to upgrade their technical, aptitude as well as communication skills.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata

NIFT Kolkata offers excellent infrastructure and facilities to the students. The facilities include Flat Bed Knitting Lab, Seminar Hall, Video Conference Room, Weaving Lab, Wi-Fi & Wired connectivity, Specialized Machine Labs etc. NIFT Kolkata also has the best placements on jobs related to fashion and the institute stands as a pioneer of fashion training and research.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur

NIFT, Kannur is one of the 16 campuses of NIFT that offers both undergraduate and postgraduate level degree programs in the field of design and fashion technology. The institute has modern computer labs, spacious classrooms, garment construction labs, pattern making labs, and a photography studio. The institute also has a highly qualified faculty that trains students who wish to pursue a career in the field of Design and Fashion Technology.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Jodhpur

Located in Rajasthan, NIFT Jodhpur is one of the best design and fashion technology college in Jodhpur. The institute has Labs, Hostel, Cafeteria, Design studio, Medical facilities, and Auditorium. The institute has set academic standards and excellent teaching faculty that trains students to become competent professionals in the field of design and technology.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Patna

It is one of the 16 campuses of NIFT that provides UG and PG courses in the design stream. The institute has Garment Construction Lab, Pattern making Lab, Textile Testing Lab, Textile Design Studio, Accessory Design Lab, Weaving Studio and is Wifi enabled. The faculty of the institute is well experienced and operative who keep the students updated with the recent advancements in the field of design.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kangra

Spread across 26 acres, NIFT Kangra is a well-established institute that provides a firm foundation for academics and overall learning. All the faculty members of the institute are highly qualified and professional and the institute offers various facilities to its students such as hostel, labs, library, design studios etc.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Shillong

Established in the year 2008, NIFT, Shillong is the first premier fashion institute of North East India. The institute offers degree courses in the field of design at the undergraduate (UG) and post-graduate (PG) level. The institute provides good and advanced teaching faculty and has a Library, Cafeteria, Hostel, Auditorium and Labs for the students.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Srinagar

NIFT Srinagar is one of the 16 NIFTs located in various parts of India. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Srinagar campus offers undergraduate level degree courses in the fields of Fashion Design and Fashion Communication to the students. NIFT Srinagar has a well-experienced faculty and offers many facilities to the students of the campus.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhopal

Located in the heart of Bhopal city, NIFT Bhopal has 4 Classrooms, 06 Studios, General and Leather Workshops, Fully equipped Weaving Lab and Dyeing & Printing Lab, Resource Centre and fully equipped IT Labs. The intitute offers courses in Fashion Design and Clothing Technology, B.Des. course in Accessory Design), B.Des. course in Textile Design and Masters of Fashion Management course. The faculty of the institute is good and placement of the college is also pretty decent.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Raebareli

Established in 2007, NIFT Raebareli offers its students various facilities and services. The institute has design studios, fully equipped lecture halls, laboratories, resource centres, activity centres, and hostels. NIFT Raebareli also imparts both practical and theoretical training to its students and uses advanced teaching methodology designed for highly interactive sessions.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhubaneswar

NIFT Bhubaneswar was established in the year 2010. The institute provides UG and PG level degree courses in the field of Design and Fashion Technology. The institute is one of the best campuses regarding infrastructure and the institute has a Fashion and Photography studio with all audiovisual support. The institute also has 7 IT labs with all the latest hardware and software and 4 Garment Construction and Pattern making labs with all the latest equipment and machinery.


National Institute of Fashion Technology, Hyderabad

The 8 acres campus of Hyderabad provides an ideal environment for the students for the all-round development and learning experience. The institute has well-equipped laboratories and studios, spacious resource centre, Mini gym, Canteen and mess facility, indoor and outdoor sports facilities and Wi-Fi facility for the entire campus. All the facilities are provided for the convenience and benefit of the students and the faculty of the institute is also well- experienced and friendly.

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Harleen Kaur, Student / Alumni

Dear Student, the Design Course available at Rani Birla Girls College is Fashion and Apparel Design course. Yes, students can get placement through a college placement drive held by the colleges/universities. Admission to the design course is open to the students who have cleared their 10+2 examination from any stream, from any recognized board. In addition, students who have cleared 10+2 examinations in the Vocational stream conducted by the West Bengal State Council of Vocational Education & Training are also eligible to get admission in this course.   


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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.

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Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Since the NIFT 2021 Registration is over, you cannot take admission in a NIFT programme for the year 2021. If you are still willing to apply for NIFT, you can check the entire eligibility criteria laid down for NIFT 2022. If you satisfy all the conditions you can appear for the NIFT Entrance Exam 2022. The admission for the next academic session is expected to begin from December 2021 or January 2022. The exam is likely to be held in February 2022.

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FAQs about NIFT Entrance Exam Participating Colleges

How many seats are available at the NIFT participating colleges altogether?

The aggregate seats available in all the campuses of NIFT for its UG and PG programmes is 3,590. This number does not include the seats reserved for NRI candidates.

What is the seat intake of NIFT Mumbai?

The total seat intake of NIFT Mumbai for all of its courses is 240.

Do private colleges accept NIFT Entrance Exam scores?

Yes, several leading private colleges accept the scores of the NIFT Entrance Exam for conducting admissions.

What factors should be kept in mind while choosing a NIFT participating college for B.Des admissions?

Prior to opting for a college accepting NIFT, the candidate must always consider the quality of education, infrastructure, placement, fee structure, and faculty of the institute.

Which is the biggest NIFT campus?

The campus of NIFT Delhi is the largest in terms of area. Spread over an area of more than 3.5 acres, the campus of NIFT Delhi is the largest as compared to the other NIFT colleges.

Where are all the NIFT campuses located?

The campuses of NIFT are located in the cities of Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Raebareli, Bhopal, Srinagar, Shillong, Kangra, Patna, Jodhpur, Kannur, Kolkata, Gandhinagar, and Chennai.

Is the cut off of every NIFT participating college the same?

No, each campus of NIFT has its own cut-off for the various courses that it offers.

How many participating colleges does NIFT Entrance Exam have?

The NIFT Entrance Exam is conducted for the sole purpose of shortlisting candidates for admission to NIFT. Hence, all of the 16 campuses of NIFT participate in the NIFT Entrance Exam.

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