NIFT Admissions 2018

    NIFT Admissions 2018

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    NIFT 2018 Application portal is open now. 

    Introduction


    NIFT (National Institute Of Fashion Technology) is a group of 16 public fashion institutes located in various parts of India. Every year NIFT conducts a common entrance exam for admission to these 16 NIFTs. This common entrance exam is a doorway to all UG & PG courses available at these 16 institutes and is organized by NIFT, Delhi every year. NIFT 2018 is likely to commence from 1st week of November with the release of official notification.

    Suggested: Read in detail about National Institute of Design (NID).

    List of Contents


    NIFT 2018 Important Dates


    Event
    Tentative Date
    Online registration for NIFT 2018 admissions 20th October – 29th December 2017
    Submission of application form with Rs. 5000 late fee 2nd January 2018.
    Correction Window 30th December 2017 (12:00 Hrs) – 2nd January 2018 (4:00 PM IST)
    Downloading Admit cards 9th January 2018 (01:00 PM IST)
    Written Entrance Exam (CAT/GAT) 21st January 2018.
    Declaration of Written Exam result February/March 2018.
    Situation Test/GD/Interview April – May 2018.
    Declaration of Final result May/June 2018.
    Counselling May/June 2018.

    Selection Procedure


    The admission procedures at NIFTs depend on the program for which the candidate is applying. As such, there is no standardized or common process that encompasses all NIFT 2017 admissions. The table below describes the steps followed in the admission process based on each program.

    Course Name Tests (% weight age)
    Bachelor of Design (B.Des) CAT (50%)
    GAT (30%)
    Situation Test (20%)
    Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) GAT (100%)
    Master of Design (M.Des) CAT (40%)
    GAT (30%)
    GD/PI (30%)
    Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech) GAT (70%)
    GD/PI (30%)
    Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) GAT (70%)
    GD/PI (30%)

    Type of Examination


    NIFT 2018 entrance exam shall be an OFFLINE examination.

    NIFT 2018 Exam Date


    The NIFT 2018 entrance exam will be held on 21st January 2018.

    Course Test Name Timings

    21st January 2018

    Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) CAT 10:00 – 1:00 PM IST
    GAT 2:30 – 4:30 PM IST
    Master of Design (M.Des) CAT 10:00 – 1:00 PM IST
    GAT 2:30 – 4:30 PM IST
    Bachelor of Fashion Technology GAT 10:00 – 1:00 PM IST
    Master of Fashion Technology

     

    GAT 10:00 – 1:00 PM IST
    Master of Fashion Management

     

    GAT 10:00 – 1:00 PM IST

    NIFT 2018 Eligibility


    Eligibility criteria for NIFT admissions 2018 varies depending on the course selected by the candidates.

    UG Courses


    Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)


    10+2 Exam: Candidate should have passed the 10+2 exam from any recognized board in the country.

    Age Limit: Applicants should not be older than 23 years (28 years for SC/ST/PHP) of age measured on 1st October 2017.

    Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech.)

    10+2 Exam: Candidates must have passed the 10+2 exam from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as subjects.

    Age Limit: Same As B.Des.

    Postgraduate Courses


    Masters of Design (M.Des)

    Age Limit: No limit exists for NIFT 2018 PG admissions.

    Graduation: Candidate must be a graduate from a recognized university in India.

    OR

    Candidate should have a diploma in Undergraduate Design or Undergraduate 3-year diploma from NIFT/NID only.

    Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech)

    Age Limit: No limit exists for NIFT Admissions 2018 (PG).

    Graduation: Applicant should be B.E/B.Tech. from a recognized university.

    OR

    Candidate must have completed B.F.Tech from NIFT.

    Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M)

    Graduation: Obtained a graduation degree from any recognized university/institute.

    OR

    Candidate should have an Undergraduate diploma of 3-years from NIFT/NID.

    Candidates in the final year of study/12th std. are also eligible for NIFT 2018 admissions. 

    Candidates must submit their final degree on or before 30th September 2018 to the NIFT where the candidate has been admitted. 

    How to Apply?


    NIFT 2018 application portal is open now. Candidates can visit the link https://applyadmission.net/nift2018/Registration.aspx to begin registration. 

    Aspirants of NIFT admissions 2018 have to apply via an ONLINE form available at the official website.

    No offline applications will be accepted.

    Application Fees


    The application fee for NIFT 2018 is detailed below in the table present.

    Category
    Fee
    General/OBC Category Rs. 1500
    SC/ST/Physically Challenged Rs. 750

    The prescribed registration fee can be paid online through a payment gateway provided using

    1. Credit Card/Debit Card issued by banks in India
    2. Internet Banking.
    3. Demand Draft.
    Payment through Demand Draft

    The application fee can be paid through demand drafts bearing following details:-

    Favor of: NIFT HO.
    Payable at: New Delhi.

    Demand draft along with application form must be sent to the following address:

    Project manager – CMS,
    All India Management Association,
    Management house,
    14, Institutional area,
    Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003.

    Detailed application procedure shall be uploaded soon.

    NIFT 2018 Admit Card


    NIFT 2018 admit cards will be made available from 9th January 2018 (01:00 PM IST) onwards on the official website of NIFT.

    Admit cards can only be downloaded from the official website. No, admit cards will be sent via post.

    NIFT 2018 Exam Pattern


    The exam duration is 3 hours i.e, 180 minutes for each GAT(General Ability Test) and CAT(Creative Ability Test). Both exams will have MCQ type questions only.

    General Ability Test (GAT)


    GAT will be a Multiple choice Question test of 3-hours duration. Depending on the course applied for, the sections of the question paper will differ. The table below shows different sections for different courses applied.

    Course Applied for Sections (No. of Questions)
    B.Des
    • Quantitative Aptitude (20).
    • Communication Ability (25).
    • English Comprehension (25).
    • Analytical Ability (15).
    • General Knowledge & Current Affairs (15).
    M.Des
    • Quantitative Aptitude (20)
    • Communication Ability (30).
    • English Comprehension (30).
    • Analytical Ability (25).
    • General Knowledge & Current Affairs (15).
    B.F.Tech & M.F.Tech
    • Quantitative Aptitude (30).
    • Communication Ability & English     Comprehension (45).
    • Analytical & Logical Ability (25).
    • General Knowledge & Current Affairs (25).
    • Case Study (25).
    M.F.M
    • Quantitative Aptitude (10).
    • Communication Ability & English Comprehension (50).
    • Analytical & Logical Ability (25).
    • General Knowledge & Current Affairs (25).
    • Case Study (40).

    Creative Ability Test (CAT)


    The Creative ability test judges the ability of students to create something new and also judges their creativity in using different colors.

    Situation test


    This is the second stage in NIFT 2018 admissions.

    This test is meant for testing candidate’s ability to create something new from a given set of materials & props.

    The scores of both the tests are used to calculate the merit of each candidate. This merit is further used to choose candidates for next round (if any). Also, the merit is given weight (as mentioned before) in calculating the final merit.

    NIFT 2018 Results


    NIFT 2018 results (written exam) will be declared in February/March 2018. Candidates can check the result from the official website of NIFT.


    Application of Link Link
    NIFT Official website http://nift.ac.in/
    NIFT 2018 Information Brochure https://applyadmission.net/nift2018/Prospectus2018.pdf
    NIFT 2018 Registration Portal https://applyadmission.net/nift2018/Registration.aspx
    Exam Centres Available Yet to be published.
    NIFT 2018 Official Syllabus Yet to be published
    NIFT 2018 Login Page https://applyadmission.net/nift2018/Login.aspx

     

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