What is NIFT? 

The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is an autonomous institution that provides management, technology, design, and fashion courses. The Government of India's Ministry of Textiles created NIFT in 1986. The headquarter of NIFT is located in New Delhi, India. 

There are now 17 campuses for NIFT all around the nation. In 1986, the first campus opened in Haus Khaz, New Delhi. Chennai, Kolkata, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, and Mumbai campuses Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Patna, Raebareli, Shillong, Srinagar, and Panchkula in addition to Bhopal and Bhubaneshwar in 2010. 

NIFT Exam 2023 

The entrance test for the UG and PG design programs provided by NIFT institutes, the NIFT 2023, will be administered by the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT). 

17 National Institutes of Fashion Technologies all over the country are taking part in NIFT 2023. (NIFTs). The NIFT 2023 exam results or merit rank will be used to determine admission to these institutions. A collaborative, online counseling-cum-seat allotment process will be carried out after the announcement of the NIFT 2023 results. 

NIFT Entrance Exam- Overview 

Exam Name National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Entrance Exam 
Conducting Body National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) 
Exam Level National Level Exam 
Exam Frequency Once a Year 
Colleges NIFT colleges allover the country 
Course Offered  BDes, BFTech, MDes, MFTech, MFM 
Seat Intake 

Total seats = 5023 

Break-up of seats: 

  • All India seats = 4,188
  • State domicile seats = 377
  • NRI/OCI/Foreign Nationals/SAARC seats = 458
No. of Test Cities 32 cities across India 
Exam Helpdesk No. 011-26542000 
Official Website http://www.nift.ac.in/ 

 NIFT Exam 2023 Eligibility

NIFT Exam 2023 Eligibility Criteria for educational qualification and age limit is given below. 

Age Criteria: 

  • For UG courses, the applicant’s age cannot exceed 24; however, there is no age restriction for PG programmes.
  • Additionally, SC/ST applicants will get 5-year age relaxation.

Education requirements: 

  • Candidates for the B.F.Tech (Apparel Production) programme must have passed the 12th grade with honors in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics from an accredited board or institution.
  • B.Des programme: The applicant must have earned their 10+2 diploma from an accredited university or board.
  • Candidates for the M.F.Tech programme must hold a B.F.Tech from NIFT or a B.Tech/B.E. from an accredited institution or university.

NIFT 2023 Exam Courses Offered 

The following lists the various undergraduate and graduate programmes that the National Institute of Fashion Technology offers through the NIFT admission test. 

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.Des)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech)
  • Master in design (M.Des)
  • Fashion Technology Master’s (M.F.Tech)
  • Fashion Management Master’s (M.F.M)

NIFT Exam 2023 Application Form 

The application process for NIFT Exam 2023 will be starting soon. It is expected that the application process will be started in December 2022. Students are advised to follow the official website of NIFT for the most recent updates. 

NIFT 2023  Registration Procedure

The registration process of NIFT is included in four stages- 

  1. Online registration: To register, students must provide information such as phone numbers and email addresses. On successful registration, an applicant account will be created.
  2. Fill out the form - Next, you must complete several fields, including those for academics, categories, and personal information. Additionally, You have to choose the examination center for NIFT 2023
  3. Document Upload- Documentation must be uploaded in the specified format, together with scanned copies of any required signatures and other documents.
  4. Pay the application fee – You may pay the application fee for ofNIFT Exam 2023 via an online credit card, debit card, or net banking account. A general category candidate must pay INR 3,000 and INR 1,500 for reserved categories.

NIFT 2023 Exam Dates 

NIFT Exam dates 2023 will be announced Soon by the National Institute of Fashion Technology. The tentative dates of the NIFT 2023 Exam are tabulated below. 

Release of NIFT Official ProspectusDecember 2022
Starting of Registration Process of Application Form of NIFTDecember 2022
Last Date for NIFT Registration without late feeTo be announced
Last Date for NIFT Registration with late feeTo be announced
Admit Card 2023 Release DateJanuary 2023
NIFT 2023 ExaminationFebruary 2023
Answer Key release date of NIFT GAT 2023To be announced
Last date for submission of objection for GAT Answer KeyTo be announced
Declaration of final answer key of CAT 2022To be announced
Date for Situation Test of Bachelor in DesignTo be announced
NIFT 2023 Results AnnouncementTo be announced
NIFT Counseling 2023To be announced

NIFT Exam 2023 Pattern 

  1. The NIFT 2023 test will be given in pen-and-paper format (offline).
  2. The question paper will have multiple-choice questions, and the number and type of questions will vary based on the programme.
  3. For the B.F.Tech, M.F.Tech, MFM, B.Des, and M.Des entrance exams, you will have two hours to complete the paper.
  4. The test will be broken up into several sections including ones for quantitative ability, analytical thinking, English comprehension, communication skills, current events, and general knowledge.
  5. The question paper will be available in both Hindi and English.
  6. There is no negative marking in NIFT Exam 2023.

NIFT Exam 2023 Exam Stages 

Two stages of the NIFT 2023 entrance test will be administered: 

Writing Exams - The Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT) are the initial written exams taken by the candidate. Only candidates for the B.Des and M.Des programmes are required to take the CAT test, while the GAT test is required for all programmes. 

Situation Test / Group Discussion and Personal Interview -The written test results (CAT and GAT) will be utilized to narrow the field of candidates for the Situation Test (B.Des)/Group Discussion and Personal Interview (all PG programs). 

NIFT Exam 2023 Syllabus 

The NIFT syllabus for both the General Ability Test (GAT) and Creativity Ability Test (CAT) Is given below. 

NIFT Exam GAT Syllabus 2023 

Syllabus No. Of Questions Topics 
Quantitative Ability 20 

  • Rate of Interest
  • Addition
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Fractions
  • Percentage
  • Work & Task
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Time & Distance
Communication Ability and English Comprehension 50 

  • Singular
  • Plural
  • Antonyms
  • one-word substitutes
  • Idioms & phrases
  • correct spellings
  • Synonyms
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 15 

  • Sports
  • Awards and Honors
  • Current Affairs
  • Polity
  • Geography
Analytical and Logical Ability 15 
  • Reasoning
  • Calendar
  • Blood relations
  • Ordering and ranking
  • Puzzle
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Arrangement

NIFT CAT Syllabus 2023

Syllabus Topics 
Creative Ability Test
  • Design ability of the applicant
  • Discernment ability
  • Creativity in the development of a thought
  • Power of observation

NIFT Exam 2023 Exam Centers  

State City 
Gujarat Ahmedabad 
Surat 
Vadodara 
Karnataka Bengaluru 
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal 
Odisha Bhubaneswar 
Punjab Chandigarh 
Tamil Nadu Chennai 
Coimbatore 
Madurai 
Uttarakhand Dehradun 
Delhi New Delhi 
Assam Guwahati 
Telangana Hyderabad 
Rajasthan Jaipur 
Jodhpur 
Udaipur 
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu 
Srinagar 
Himachal Pradesh Kangra 
Kerala Kannur 
Kochi 
West Bengal Kolkata 
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow 
Maharashtra Mumbai 
Nagpur 
Pune 
Bihar Patna 
Chhattisgarh Raipur 
Jharkhand Ranchi 
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam 
Meghalaya Shillong 

 

NIFT Entrance Exam 2023- FAQ's

The application process for NIFT Exam 2023 will start in December 2022. It is expected that the application process will be started in December 2022. Students are advised to follow the official website of NIFT for the most recent updates.

Two stages of the NIFT 2023 entrance test will be administered: Writing Exams - The Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT) are the initial written exams taken by the candidate. Only candidates for the B.Des and M.Des programmes are required to take the CAT test, while the GAT test is required for all programmes.

The following lists the various undergraduate and graduate programes that the National Institute of Fashion Technology offers through the NIFT admission test. Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.Des), Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech), Master in design (M.Des), Fashion Technology Master’s (M.F.Tech), and Fashion Management Master’s (M.F.M).

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