NIFT 2021 Admission Procedure, Schedule, Selection Procedure, Fee

The NIFT 2021 and GD status test will take place in April / May 2021 and the interview call letter for the Master’s programs will be published in April / May 2021. The NIFT is popularly known as the National Institute of Fashion Technology and is done for applicants who want to appear for admission to the National Institute of Fashion Technology. The NIFT has stated that the entrance exam is well established for applicants, which is popular nationally.

It can provide undergraduate and postgraduate programs for candidates in different fields such as Bachelor of Design (B.Des), Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BF Tech), Master of Design (M . Des), the Master of Fashion Management (MFM), and the Master’s Course in Fashion Technology (M.Tech) at NIFT.

The schedule for the advice will be published at the end of May / June 2021. In many states of India, the National Institute of Fashion Technology has recognized interested applicants. Here, through this article, all interested applicants will receive information about the admission procedure to the NIFT.

NIFT 2021 Seat Reservation

The NIFT Seat Reservation Categories has given below for candidates.

Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribe 7.5%
OBC (Non-Creamy) 27%
Differently Abled Person (PHP) 3%
Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI 15% (supernumerary)
State Domicile 20% (supernumerary)
State Domicile in Jammu & Kashmir 35% within 30 seats

NIFT 2021 Counseling Schedule

After the declaration of the result, the examining authority organizes the admission assessment. Enrollment will begin at the end of May / June 2021. The consultation schedule for all courses is shown below:

For Person With Disability (PWD) Candidates (All Categories & Programmes):

Counseling PWD Candidates of all Categories & Programmes Date of Counselling
BF. Tech General (PWD) All PWD Rank Holders 1st week of June 2021
B. Des General (PWD), OBC (Non-Creamy), SC
(PWD) and ST (PWD
All PWD Rank Holders
M. Des General (PWD), OBC (Non-Creamy) All PWD Rank Holders
MFM General (PWD), OBC (Non-Creamy) All PWD Rank Holders

For M.F.Tech (Reporting Time: 9:30 AM):

Dates (Tentative) Categories No. of Candidates Common Merit Rank (Expected)
2nd week of June 2021 This includes candidates from
GEN, OBC (Non-Creamy), SC,
ST, State Domicile / Children &
Wards of NRI
(subject to availability of seats)
65 1 to 66
2nd week of June 2021 80 67 to 165


For M.Des (Reporting Time: 9:30 AM):

Dates (Tentative) Categories No. of Candidates Common Merit rank (Expected)
2nd week of June 2021 This includes candidates
from GEN, OBC (NonCreamy),
SC, ST, State Domicile / Children &
Wards of NRI
(subject to availability of seats)
100 1 to  100
2nd week of June 2021 125 101 to 225
2nd week of June 2021 143 226 to 371

 For MFM (Reporting Time: 9:30 AM):

Date (Tentative) Categories No. of Candidates Common Merit rank (Expected)
3rd week of June 2021 This includes candidates from GEN, OBC (NonCreamy), SC, ST, State Domicile / Children & Wards of NRI (subject to availability of seats) 180 1 to 181
3rd week of June 2021 80 181 to 260
3rd week of June 2021 80 261 to 340
3rd week of June 2021 80 341 to 420
3rd week of June 2021 80 421 to 500
3rd week of June 2021 80 501 to 580
4th week of June 2021 100 581 to 680
4th week of June 2021 100 681 to 780
4th week of June 2021 200 781 to 981
4th week of June 2021 163 982 to 1146

 For B.Des (Reporting Time: 9:30 AM):

Dates (Tentative) Categories No. of Candidates Common Merit rank (Expected)
3rd week of June 2021 This includes candidates from GEN, OBC (NonCreamy), SC, ST, State Domicile / Children & Wards of NRI (subject to availability of seats) 200 1 to 200
3rd week of June 2021 199 201 to 400
3rd week of June 2021 200 401 to 600
3rd week of June 2021 199 601 to 800
4th week of June 2021 199 801 to 1000
4th week of June 2021 200 1001 to 1200
4th week of June 2021 200 1201 to 1400
4th week of June 2021 199 1401 to 1600
4th week of June 2021 199 1601 to 1800
1st week of July 2021 198 1801 to 2000
1st week of July 2021 399 2001 to 2400
1st week of July 2021 398 2401 to 2800
1st week of July 2021 This includes candidates from GEN, OBC (NonCreamy), SC, ST, State Domicile / Children & Wards of NRI (subject to availability of seats) 600 2801 to 3400
1st week of July 2021 597 3401 to 4000
2nd week of July 2021 499 4001 to 4500
2nd week of July 2021 394 4501 to 4900
2nd week of July 2021 497 4901 to 5400
2nd week of July 2021 391 5401 to 5800
2nd week of July 2021 395 5801 to 6200
2nd week of July 2021 456 6201 to 6687

For B.F Tech (Reporting Time: 9:30 PM):

Dates (Tentative) Categories No. of Candidates Common Merit rank (Expected)
2nd week of June 2021 This includes candidates from GEN, OBC (NonCreamy), SC, ST, State Domicile / Children & Wards of NRI (subject to availability of seats) 200 1 to 200
2nd week of June 2021 200 201 to 400
2nd week of June 2021 200 401 to 600
2nd week of June 2021 299 601 to 900
2nd week of June 2021 399 901 to 1300
3rd week of June 2021 684 1301 to 1985

NIFT 2021 Admission Procedure

Depending on seat availability, applicants will gain admission to the NIFT. Applicants must consult the admission procedure to be admitted to NIFT. These are the next procedural steps for applicants.

Online Registration

  • These candidates aspire to be admitted to the NIFT; They must complete the application form through the official website after registering.
  • No registration fee will be charged for registration.
  • Due to registration, applicants must choose the counseling center according to their counseling preferences.
  • When applicants successfully register, they will receive a “System Generated Letter” via SMS and email.
  • Applicants must bring the necessary documents to the Board.

Report at the Counseling Center Every Selected

  • the candidate must go to the counseling center for document verification and seat assignment.
  • All shortlisted candidates must bring the required original documents with their photocopy. Due to the counseling process, candidates will be shortlisted based on seat availability.
  • The students will be summoned according to the availability and the result of the places in the entrance exam.

Seat Allotment

  • At the counseling center, applicants will go to find the seat assignment after document verification.
  • In the presence of the Nodal Officer, the candidates will be selected through the online mode.
  • Applicants must pay the fees reported to the counseling center.
  • Students will receive an award letter and admission receipt fee issued by a Nodal agent after paying the fee.

Required Documents for NIFT Admission

Applicants must bring the required documents for counseling to be admitted to the NIFT. These are the documents required for admission provided below for applicants.

  • The system generated a warning letter.
  • Two passport size photographs.
  • Secondary education certificates.
  • 12th class certificates.
  • Category certificate (if applicable).
  • Request for a draft of semester fees.
  • Please note the sheets for all semesters at the end of the studies (for master’s courses).
  • Rank card and admit card for the entrance test.

Withdrawal of Admission After Admission and Refund of the fee  

  • An applicant who has been admitted once and then withdraws will not be considered for admission at a later stage.
  • If the candidate requests reimbursement before the start of the academic session, the request for withdrawal of admission in the prescribed form (Annex-III) may be presented to the Director of the Campus where the candidate has followed the advice.
  • Once the academic session has started, a refund request can be sent to the Campus Director assigned to the candidate.
  • Applicants must present the original admission receipt issued at the time of counseling/admission when requesting withdrawal of admission. Applications for withdrawal of admission without the original admission receipt will not be accepted.
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