NIFT 2020 Application Form (Available), Dates, Fees and Process

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    NIFT 2020 Application Form must be filled by all the aspirants for NIFT exam. The application form for NIFT Admissions without late fees registration was available in online mode from October 23 – December 31, 2019 at the official website of NIFT, i.e. However, candidates can apply for NIFT 2020 till January 4, 2020 by paying a late fees of INR 5000. 

    Latest: NIFT 2020 Online Interview Registrations for Master degree program is available from June 19 to 21, 2020. 

    • NIFT has started application process for B.Des courses for candidates falling under Artisan/Children of artisan category form June 01, 2020.
    • The candidates whose one of the parents work in Development commissioner(Handloom or Handicraft) are eligible for Artisan category.
    • The students must have passed or appeared class 12th exam 
    • The candidates should not be more than 23 years of age as on June 01, 2020.
    • Last date to apply for NIFT admissions under Artisan category is June 30, 2020.

    Steps involved in the application process include:

    • Registration
    • Filling NIFT 2020 Application Form
    • Uploading required documents
    • Payment of application fee.

    Direct link to register for Online Interview for Master degree courses.

    Direct link to Fill NIFT Application Form 2020 (Artisan/Children of Artisan)

    Direct link to Fill NIFT Application Form 2020

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    Candidates must pay the application fee of INR 2000 (without fine) before the last date, in order to get their application form accepted. Application forms not accompanied by application fee will be rejected. Students from SC/ST/PWD category have to pay application fee of INR 1000.

    NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology) conducts NIFT entrance exam for candidates seeking admission in various programs offered by different branches of the institute located in in Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Srinagar, Raebareli, Bhopal, Navi Mumbai, Bhubaneshwar, Gandhinagar, Jodhpur, Kolkata, Kannur, Kangra, Patna, Shillong. This institute offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of fashion designing.

    NIFT 2020 Application Form Highlights

    Exam nameNIFT 2020
    Conducting authorityNIFT
    Mode of registrationOnline

    NIFT 2020 Application Form Important Dates

    The dates for NIFT 2020 Application Form has been released on the official website. Candidates can check the exam schedule tabulated below.

    EventsDatesDates (Artisan category) 
    NIFT 2020 Official Notification announcedOctober 22, 2019June 01, 2020
    Date for the release of application form of NIFT 2020October 23, 2019June 01, 2020(Available)
    Last date for registration of NIFT 2020 (without late fee)December 31, 2019June 30, 2020
    End date of filling the application form with late feesJanuary 4, 2020 (Open)To be announced
    Form Correction January 1, 2020 (12:00 PM) to January 4, 2020 (4:00 PM) (Open)To be announced
    NIFT 2020 ExamJanuary 19, 2020To be announced

    NIFT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

    NIFT has defined different eligibility criteria for both UG and PG courses and the same have been mentioned below.

    For UG Course

    • Candidates must have qualified Class 12th exam from a recognized board.
    • Those who have a diploma/degree certificate from any institute recognized by AICTE or State Board of Technical Education can also apply for NIFT 2020.
    • The minimum age limit defined for NIFT 2020 is 23 years as on October 1, 2019 for General Category.
    • Age relaxation of 5 years will be given to SC/ST/PHP applicants.
    • Candidates appearing for class 12 examinations or are in the final semester of their diploma/degree program are also eligible to apply for the program.

    For PG Course

    • There is no upper age or lower age limit defined for Master’s program.
    • For admission into M.Des & M.F.M programs, applicants must have obtained an UG degree from any institution/ university recognized by the Government of India.
    • For admission into the M.Tech program, applicants should have passed B.F.Tech from NIFT or B.E./B.Tech from any institution/ university recognized by the law of Government of India.
    • The applicants appearing in the final semester of the qualifying examination can also NIFT 2020.

    Pre-Requisites for Filling NIFT 2020 Application Form

    • Valid email ID.
    • Personal details and Education qualification details.
    • Caste/ Tribe/ Class certificate (for SC/ST/OBC candidates).
    • PwD certificate for a person suffering from a Physical disability.
    • Scanned images of photograph and signature in JPEG/JPG format.
    • Demand draft in case you are paying application fee through DD.
    • Credit/debit card in case of payment of application fee in online mode.

    How to fill NIFT 2020 Application Form?

    NIFT Registration 2020 is completely online. Candidates wishing to apply for exam must visit the official site, to fill the application form. Application Form must not be sent via post as it will not be accepted through offline mode. Perform the steps mentioned below to complete NIFT 2020 Application Process:

    Step 1: NIFT 2020 Online Registration

    • Visit the official website of NIFT, i.e.
    • Fill in the details like candidates name, DOB, reserved category details, valid email- id, select the program from the drop-down.
    • Candidates email id and Date of Birth will be used for login for NIFT 2020.

    Step 2: Filling NIFT Application Form 2020

    • Login with the details of email id and DOB to fill up NIFT 2020 Application Form.
    • Enter the details of the verification code and click on “Submit” button.
    • Enter other relevant details like examination center preference, parent’s details, gender, nationality, academic details, address and contact information.
    • After filling all the details click on the declaration “I agree” by clicking on the checkbox coming next to the statement.
    • Click on “save” button after verifying the information.

    Step 3: Uploading the scanned images of photograph and signature

    • The photograph and signature must be less than 50KB in size and of the .jpg or .jpeg format.
    • Click on “next” button to continue with the process.

    Step 4: Payment of application fee

    The application fee can be paid in the online mode or via bank draft issued in favour of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi.

    • Payment of application fee through bank draft:

    Candidates must get a bank draft prepared for payment of application fee. The details on the draft related to the candidate’s name, signature, date and amount must be checked properly. The completely filled application form copy must be sent along with DD at the following address:

    Project Manager,
    All India Management Association Management House,
    14, Institutional Area,
    Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003

    • Payment of application fee through Credit/ Debit Card:

    The candidate must provide the details of their account number along with the pin number in order to pay the application fee through a secure payment gateway. The same will not be stored and students would be able to pay the application fee. Do not press the back or refresh button while the application fee is paid.

    The application fee according to various categories is as follows:

    CategoryApplication Fee
    General/ OBC (Non- creamy) categoryRs.2000
    SC/ST/PHP categoryRs.1000

    Step 5: Take a printout of the application form

    Once the application form has been completely filled, you can take a copy of the application form and keep it safely for future use. Students who are paying the application fee by DD need to send a copy of application form with the DD.

    NIFT 2020 Application Form Correction

    Applicants have been given an opportunity to review and correct their personal information NIFT application form from January 1 – 4, 2020. Candidates can edit their NIFT Application Form in online mode only at the official website by logging in with their application form number, email ID,date of birth and verification code. 

    • Application fee will not be refunded in case the applicant is found not eligible for admissions to NIFT after editing / updating the application form.
    • Candidates cannot change the examination city.
    • Any request to edit the form after January 4, 2020 will not be entertained.

    Details to be filled in NIFT Application Form 2020

    CategoryFilling Criteria
    NameSame as in class 10/SSC certificate/ name on the passport.
    DOBDate of birth in the format of date/ month and year. This has to be selected from the calendar placed next to the text box.
    Enter mobile numberA functional mobile number that can be used for future communication.
    Enter email idFunctional email id of yourself or your parents/siblings/relatives which can be used for sending the details of the registration number and password.
    Enter the year of passingEnter details of the year of passing the qualifying examination.
    Father’s / mother’s nameEnter the name of either parent in as written in the class 10 certificate of DOB certificate
    FeesAn amount of Rs.2000 has to be paid and details of the mode of payment.
    Education qualificationDetails of marks have to be filled in percentage for class 10, 12 and graduation.
    Correspondence addressDetails of home address/ local address have to be supplied. This will be used for sending letters or communication.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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    Keerthi A

    When and why the ews certificate needed??

    06 Jan, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Keerthi, EWS certificate will be needed at the time of counselling and document verification. It is required only if you are applying for reservation under EWS quota.

    06 Jan, 2020 10:56

    May i know when this NIFT entrance exam form 2019 will be available??

    16 Jan, 2019 15:19
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Akansha, NIFT Exam is expected to be scheduled in January 2019 while the Application process for the same is expected to begin around October 2018 in online mode. The official notification for NIFT 2019 is not released as yet.

    16 Jan, 2019 15:37
    krati arora

    Can i know that is there any seat available for students of general caste in new delhi and mumbai?

    05 Dec, 2018 10:30
    SubhaSmita Das

    when this NIFT entrance exam application will come in 2019.

    23 Oct, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Subhasmita, NIFT Exam is expected to be scheduled in January 2019 while the Application process for the same is expected to begin around October 2018 in online mode. The official notification for NIFT 2019 is not released as yet

    23 Oct, 2018 11:05
    Shuruthi shri

    Iam studying in 12

    22 Oct, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Shuruthi, Can you please let me know how can I help you regarding with this query?

    22 Oct, 2018 15:27

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