NIFT Cut off 2020 - Category wise Cut off & Seat Matrix

    Himanshi Sharma Himanshi Sharma
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    NIFT will soon release NIFT Cut off 2020 in online mode. The final result of NIFT B.Des has been released on June 25, 2020, on the official website. The Cut off is the minimum mark candidates need to score to get admission in any of the NIFT campuses. All the NIFT Participating Colleges will release their separate cut off list. The cut off of NIFT 2020 will be released institute as well as section-wise. NIFT cut off is calculated based on various factors such as the number of registered candidates, the number of qualified applicants, the difficulty level of the paper, etc. 

    With the help of NIFT Cut off, Candidates will get to know their required rank for getting in a particular programme and campus. Around 23,000 aspirants appear for NIFT entrance exam every year and compete for 3,590 seats allotted for Bachelor of Design (B.Des), Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F. Tech), and Postgraduate programmes. Candidates successfully qualify the exam will be called for NIFT 2020 Counselling. Read the article to know complete details about NIFT Cut off 2020.

    NIFT Cut Off 2020: Important Dates

    NIFT 2020 Exam DateJanuary 19, 2020
    NIFT 2020 Result DeclarationJune 25, 2020 (For B.Des)
    Release of NIFT 2020 Cut offTo be announced soon

    Factors determining NIFT Cutoff 2020

    Factors determining NIFT Cutoff 2020

    The NIFT Cutoff 2020 is derived from the following factors mentioned below:

    • Number of candidates appeared for the exam
    • Total number of seats available
    • The Difficulty level of the paper
    • Previous years trends
    • Performance of the candidate in the exam
    • Seats reserved for various categories

    How to check NIFT Cut off 2020?

    National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) includes 16 campuses across India. NIFT Cut off or the closing ranks will be released in online mode during the NIFT Counselling. Candidates can follow the given steps to check the cut off list:

    Step 1: Visit the official website of NIFT 

    Step 2: Click on the link for downloading NIFT Cut off

    Step 3: NIFT Cut off 2020 will appear as a PDF File on the screen

    Step 4: Now candidates can download and print the cut off list. 

    NIFT Seat Matrix 2020

    NIFT Seat Matrix 2020

    Through the NIFT exam, students will get admission to various seats offered by NIFT campuses. NIFT will offer admission in total of 2370 seats for B.Des & B.F.Tech programs. Below we have mentioned the seat matrix of NIFT:

    CourseSpecializationsTotal Number of Seats
    Bachelor of Design (B. Des)Textile Design390
    Knitwear Design210
    Leather Design120
    Fashion Communication420
    Fashion Design450
    Accessory Design420
    Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B. F. Tech)Apparel Production360

    NIFT Campus and Course Options & Seats Availability 

    NIFT Seat Matrix 2018

    NIFT Previous Year Cut Off

    NIFT Previous Year Cut Off

    Here we are providing the NIFT expected cut off of the year 2020 for general candidates:

    NIFT CampusCoursesQuotaLast Merit Rank
    SrinagarFashion DesignHome State4418
    KangraFashion CommunicationHome State3699
    KangraAccessory DesignHome State3012
    KangraApparel ProductionHome State1589
    KannurKnitwear DesignHome State2236
    KangraTextile DesignHome State4861
    RaebareliLeather DesignOther State2074

    NIFT Bengaluru Cut off 2016

    The following table indicates the CMR (Closing Merit Rank) of the previous year for admission to various courses in NIFT Bengaluru. The score obtained by various candidates decides the rank obtained by them in NIFT. Candidates in general category will have to secure a fairly low rank in order to get admission in any of the courses-

    Course nameGeneralNRIOBCSCST
    B. Des Accessory Design9024378349150664194
    B. Des Fashion Communication5171638283919533736
    B. Des Knitwear Design10071143289851174797
    B. Des Textile Design1001 -384039903631
    B.Des in Fashion Design264352469513293289
    B.F. Tech Apparel Production2362103141927822005
    M.F. Tech Apparel Production502151459 -
    Master of Fashion Management116318437428482

    NIFT Bhopal Cut off 2016

    The following table indicates the CMR (Closing Merit Rank) of previous year for admission to various courses offered at NIFT Bhopal. The score obtained by various candidates decides the rank obtained by them in NIFT 2018.

    Course nameGeneralNRIOBCSCST
    B. Des Accessory Design2671-47455270-
    B. Des Textile Design1672-37795236-
    Master of Fashion Management409-501-539

    NIFT Bhubaneswar Cut off 2016

    The following table consists of last year cut off that a candidate needs to score, to get admission in NIFT campus in Bhubaneswar. 

    Course nameGeneralOBCSCST
    B. Des Accessory Design402047665287
    B. Des Fashion Communication2347463639444334
    B. Des Textile Design2915403252644758
    B.Des in Fashion Design1054356049844352
    B.F. Tech Apparel Production123225371162 -
    Master of Fashion Management338527 -490

    NIFT Chennai Cut off 2016

    NIFT Chennai campus closing rank for OBC/SC/ST category is fairly similar. Candidates who are wishful to take admission in NIFT Chennai must have a good NIFT Score. Given below table shows the previous year cut off. Through this candidates will get to know the expected closing merits for NIFT 2020.

    Course nameGeneralNRIOBCSCST
    B. Des Accessory Design2002 -428548954108
    B. Des Fashion Communication2688 -320438754617
    B. Des Knitwear Design2364 -41584195 -
    B. Des Leather Design2740 -442244175224
    B. Des Textile Design206760417050723695
    B. Des in Fashion Design7843313172232461741
    B.F. Tech Apparel Production520 -175826351300
    Master of Fashion Management3966517506-

    NIFT Gandhinagar Cut off 2016

    NIFT Gandhinagar is the most preferred NIFT for the NRI candidates for Masters Course. Candidates who are wishful to take admission in NIFT Gandhinagar must have a good NIFT Score. The tabulated data is from the previous year. Through it a candidate can figure out the expected closing merits for NIFT 2020 for different categories.

    Course nameGeneralNRIOBCSCST
    B. Des Fashion Communication7253051391945343102
    B. Des Textile Design11663076363933313791
    B. Des in Fashion Design3622946327216691255
    B.F. Tech Apparel Production2621184156618662217
    Bachelor of Accessory Design (Jewellery)7902478351535914563
    M.F. Tech Apparel Production513-50880-
    Master of Fashion Management162395481498546

    NIFT Hyderabad Cut off 2016

    The following table talks about the CMR of NIFT Campus in the city of Hyderabad. The cut off is as per the categories. The data given below is of previous year. It will help aspirants to calculate, how much they need to score in order to get admission to their desired college.

    Course nameGeneralNRIOBCSCST
    B. Des Accessory Design11183177396952214102
    B. Des Fashion Communication9532331321235854060
    B. Des Knitwear Design1562-398951594477
    B. Des Textile Design1565-394950783466
    B.Des in Fashion Design4222379149225422719
    B.F. Tech Apparel Production465-11671745-
    Master of Fashion Management242304479495544

    NIFT Jodhpur Cut off 2016

    NIFT Jodhpur offers limited programmes. Candidates can go through the following table to know about the programme wise cut off, each category has to score. The cut offs are of previous year i.e. of NIFT 2016. 

    Course nameGeneralNRIOBCSCST
    B.F. Tech Apparel Production1218-23422916-
    Master of Fashion Management386-535--

    NIFT Kangra Cut off 2016

    NIFT Kangra does not offer any Masters courses. Also, the closing Rank is also very high. Hence, candidates can easily apply and get admissions in the Kangra NIFT Campus. 

    Course nameGeneralNRIOBCSCST
    B.Des Accessory Design2061-42365085-
    B. Des Fashion Communication1694-45974816-
    B. Des Textile Design2489-46795313-
    B. Des in Fashion Design1809-398238613463
    B.F. Tech Apparel Production573-25521614-

    NIFT Kannur Cut off 2016

    The table given below talks about the CMR and NIFT score that would qualify a candidate to get in various programmes offered by NIFT Kannur.

    Course nameGeneralNRIOBCSCST
    B.Des Fashion Communication2637-42113839-
    B. Des Knitwear Design4207-366442174872
    B. Des Textile Design3225-39414223-
    B. Des in Fashion Design19545926189683271
    B.F. Tech Apparel Production1615-2294-2620
    M.Des Design Space161162128168
    Master of Fashion Management406-526525-

    NIFT Kolkata Cut off 2016

    NIFT Kolkata is another top most institute that offers various Bachelor programs in the field of fashion and design. The following table indicates the CMR for each of the courses. The data given is of the previous year. 

    Course nameGeneralNRIOBCSCST
    B.Des Accessory Design1224491041144995-
    B. Des Fashion Communication1078-344836433747
    B. Des Knitwear Design1571-469945115105
    B. Des Leather Design2366-452640234327
    B.F. Textile Design1150-351235414515

    NIFT Counselling Process 2020

    NIFT Counselling Process 2020

    NIFT will soon release the date of NIFT 2020 Counselling Registration for the first round of counselling.  After the declaration of the final NIFT Result, candidates have to register for the counselling procedure. No registration fee will be charged for counselling. Candidates will be called for this process on the basis of the merit list. It will be organized through offline mode. Candidates have to report at the counselling center for document verification & seat allotment.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    NIFT Cut off 2020 FAQs

    Ques. How can I check NIFT Cut off 2020?

    Ans. The NIFT cut off 2020 will be released in online mode. Candidates will have to visit the official website of NIFT and then click on the link for downloading he cut off.

    Ques. How many candidates are selected in NIFT?

    Ans. Around 22,000 candidates appear for NIFT entrance examination wherein a total of 3,590 seats (including UG and PG Courses) are offered for admission.

    Ques. What is the NIFT Cut off 2020?

    Ans. The cut off is the minimum marks that a candidate needs to score to get admission in any of the NIFT Campuses. After the result declaration, all the participating institutes will release their separate cut off list.

    *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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    Artham soundarya

    For nift who have general EWS certificate how much rank we have to get

    21 Jan, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Artham, cut off rank for all the categories will be released only after result declaration of the exam. It would be decided on factors such as number of applicants, difficulty level of the exam, performance of candidates etc.

    21 Jan, 2020 11:24
    Kotha vidya sagar

    hello, I completed my in a university (2016-2020), what is the eligibility criteria for M.F Tech and a short list of M.F Tech institutes

    12 Jan, 2020 21:07
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Vidya, candidates who have done graduation in fashion technology will be considered eligible for this course. However, percentage criteria may vary from college to college. You can check the colleges offering the concerned course from below:

    You can check the complete list of the college from here: MF.Tech Colleges in India

    13 Jan, 2020 15:14
    Akshay kumar

    Nift bdes cut off marks and rank at that number of previous year.

    14 Nov, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Akshay, kindly check the official website of the institute for relevant details.

    14 Nov, 2019 16:40
    Simran parveen

    Fashion designer

    24 Oct, 2019 00:20
    Riya Singh

    My common merit rank is 2613 is there any chance of me getting into nift for fd or td in 2nd round bcauz d frst round ended when my turn came and at that tym only the general seats ended d rank called before me was 2604

    16 Jul, 2019 12:49
    Lokesh Gupta

    Hi Riya, your rank is good enough to get into second round of counselling as not everyone who are offered admission in first counselling accept the seat.

    19 Jul, 2019 18:21

    are we eligible to write nift after 12th?

    31 Oct, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Vaisali, You may please check this link for getting the information about NIFT Eligibility.

    31 Oct, 2018 11:01
    Rahul Kumar

    sir my cml rank is 1135 and category rank is 291 obc for mfm will u please tell me that am i eligible to get addmission in nift or in which nift college i can get the addmission sir please reply

    23 May, 2018 16:19
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Rahul, The eligibility for mfm is that the candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university/institute or a diploma of minimum 3 years in undergraduate design program from National Institute of Technology (NIFT).The cutoff list is mentioned above on this page So, you can check what college will you get according to your rank

    28 May, 2018 10:58
    Moulina Thakur

    In NIFT 2018 rank list, my Common Merit Rank is 6370 and Category Merit Rank in SC is 686. Please help me in choosing the best option in B.Des

    16 May, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Moulina, To get information regarding which college you will get for b.des You can check cutoff list which is given on this page 

    16 May, 2018 17:18
    Praderp kumar mishra

    My rankk is 773 general in which college will take admission

    02 May, 2018 15:50
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Praderp, Here is a link:- Participating colleges you may check them and contact them to get information regrading admissions

    19 Jun, 2018 16:08

    Dear Sir, I recently filled the online NIFT admission form for MFM . Unknowingly i have mentioned GENERAL category instead of OBC category . I have also made the payment. So , can i able to change the category ? or should i start the new application ? If so, how to delete the current submitted application ? Thank you in advance

    08 Nov, 2017 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Siva, Once candidate submit application form there is no way to make correction to NIFT application from. Candidate can not delete the application form after successfully submission. The Application with same details is not accepted.

    14 May, 2018 14:42
    Deepthisree loganathan

    minimum marks to get nift chennai in nift situation test 2017

    29 Apr, 2017 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Deepthisree, The cut off for general in written exam(CAT GAT) was 41.5 marks Passing marks may vary every year. As you might know, nift entrance consist of Cat-50% Gat-30% and Situation Test-20% So if u have scored well in written exam(CAT GAT) you can easily get among top 2000 and ofc get selected for situation test.

    07 May, 2018 16:43

    How i get to know that nift 2017 result comes out?

    06 Mar, 2017 12:00
    Ravjot kaur

    You'll be notified by email

    10 May, 2017 10:44

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