NIFT B.Des -

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Entrance Exam for B.Des (NIFT B.Des - 2017)

Pen & Paper | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General / OBC - Rs.1500 | SC / ST - Rs.750
Important Dates
Registration Date
Nov 02, 2016
Admit Card Date
Jan 23, 2017
Test Date
Feb 12, 2017
Result Date
Jun 05, 2017

NIFT B.Des 2017 - Counselling Updates

Selection & Counselling Process after NIFT UG Entrance Exam
Selection & Counselling Process after NIFT UG Entrance Exam
April 05, 2017 01:10 PM

National Institute of Fashion Technology conducts an entrance examination for the admission to UG courses. The candidates can check the detailed selection and counselling process here.

Selection Process: -

  • The selection of the candidates will be based on their performance in Written Examination, Situation Test/ Group Discussion/ Personal interview.
  • Only those candidates who qualify in the written exam will be called for the Second Stage of the admission process.
  • The institute follows reservation policy strictly while allotting seats.

Counselling Process: -

  • Counselling process will commence after the declaration of NIFT UG entrance exam results.
  • Detailed merit or selection list will be published on the official website of NIFT.
  • The list of the candidates who are in waiting list will also be published on the official website.
  • The candidates need to check the counselling schedule on the official website and report at the venue on stipulated date and time.
  • The candidates will be intimated through post or mail regarding the counselling schedule.
  • The candidates need to carry all the required documents to the counselling process along with Demand Draft (DD) of the course fee.
  • The candidates will not be allowed to transfer college or course once allotted.
  • If there are more than 10% seats vacant in reserved categories, these seats will be transferred to General category.
  • If the candidate fails to report or join in the course within the ten days of seat allotment, his/her admission will be cancelled and course fee will not be refunded.

NIFT B.Des Counselling FAQ

1) For how long is the NIFT B.Des score valid?

The NIFT B.Des score is valid for just one year.

2) What are the specializations offered at National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) in B.Desgin ?

Following are the Specialization  
Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) - 4 years

  • Accessory Design
  • Fashion Communication
  • Fashion Design
  • Knitwear Design
  • Leather Design
  • Textile Design.

3) Is NIFT Degree recognized?

Yes. NIFT has been granted statutory status under an Act of Parliament of India in 2006, empowering the Institute to award degrees and other academic distinctions.President of India is the ‘Visitor’ of the Institute under the Act. NIFT is also a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

4) Do you have reservation of seats for SC/ST?

Seats reserved for SC / ST / Differently Abled Candidates (PHP) / Foreign Nationals / SAARC / NRI in each programme are as under :  

  • SC :- 15 %
  • ST :- 7.5%
  • OBC (NonCreamy) :- 27 %
  • Differently Abled Person (PHP) :-3% horizontal reservation for Differently Abled Person (with 40% or more disability) cutting across all sections i.e. SCs, STs, OBCs Non-Creamyand General category. Campus and programme will be allotted on rotation.
  • Foreign Nationals/ SAARC/NRI :- 15 % (Supernumerary)
  • State Domicile :- 20 % (Supernumerary)
  • State Domicile in Jammu & Kashmir :-3 5 % within 30 seats.

5) Which banks are tied-up for educational loans?

Union Bank of India provides pre-sanctioned loans for candidates who qualify for the NIFT admission. You can apply as soon as you clear theNIFT entrance test.

6) How can I approach Union Bank of India for student loans?

You can contact any UBI branch across the country with your Common Merit Rank (CMR) for student loans on special rates. 

7) Does NIFT offer any other courses other than the full time program?

NIFT has developed a range of Continuing Education Programmes, which have been developed in consultation with reputed academicians and industry practitioners. These programmes reflect the requirements and concerns of the industry and have been carefully planned to spur professional growth, and are relevant to individuals at different stages of their careers.
The CE Certificate Programmes are aimed at complementing the practical knowledge of the industry professionals with formal technical education in their respective areas of work. The flexible schedule enables the participants to pursue the programme without interrupting their professional activities. With focus on interactive learning, the programmes provide a congenial environment that integrates theory with practice. The participants receive a NIFT certificate on successful completion of the programme.

8) How are students evaluated in the regular programs?

Continuous evaluation and assessment is undertaken throughout the semester by way of assignments, projects, internships and presentations. Juries comprising academicians and industry professionals assess students' work and capabilities. The aim is to closely monitor students' evolution as competent professionals and provide critical feedback to students on their performance and development.

9) What are the facilities provided on campus in terms of services to the students?

Students are provided with library (Resource center), hostel facility, canteen, sports zone, medical doctor, Internet access, transportation facility.

10) Is the placement center centric or common across all centers?

The placement in NIFT is centralized for all centers and disciplines.

11) Can the student of any center intern in any place in India/abroad?

Yes. The student can take up internship anywhere with the consent of department.

12) Is there a committee for anti-ragging act at the centers?

Yes each campus has a committee to take care of this. The committee comprises of faculty members and the administrative staff.

13) How does the organization function?

The Institution is headed by the Director General, Who sits at the NIFT HQ in New Delhi. Each Campus is headed by a Director. The academic departments have Chairpersons as academic heads of the respective departments. Each campus the department is headed by the Campus coordinators.