National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), a premier institute for fashion design and technology courses has issued notification for admission into Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses for the academic year 2017-18. Following are important dates and schedule of the admissions.
UG Programmes / Masters Programmes: Fashion Design, Textile Design, Fashion Communication, Leather Design, Accessory Design, Knitwear Design.
NIFT has 16 campuses across the country. The main campus in New Delhi was started in 1986. Campuses at Chennai, Gandhinagar, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Mumbai were established in 1995 and Bengaluru campus in 1997. New campuses in Bhopal, Bhubneshwar, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Patna, Raebareli and Shillong and at Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir are the latest to join the league of NIFT campuses.
Who are eligible?
Age should be below 23 years as on 1st October 2017. Candidates should have completed 10+2 from a recognised Board / University. For Masters programmes, candidates need UG degree / diploma of minimum three years from NIFT / NID.
Interested candidates can apply online only through NIFT website at www.nift.ac.in . Application fee is Rs. 1500 for general and OBC candidates and Rs. 750 for SC / ST / PWD candidates.
Online Registrations: From 20th October 2017
Last date for online registrations: 29th December 2017
Last date with late fee of Rs 5000: 2nd January 2018
Editing application form: From 30th December 2017
Admit card (online only): 9th January 2017
Written exam for all UG and PG programmes: 21st January 2017
Result of written exam: February / March 2018
Situation Test / Group Discussion / Interviews: April - May 2018
Declaration of Final Result (Online): End of May / June 2018
Counselling: End of May / June 2018 onwards