National Institute of Fashion Technology(NIFT), Kannur was established in the year 2008. Kannur shifted from its temporary campus to the permanent campus in the year 2012. It imparts several undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Fashion Technology and Design such as B.Des, B.FTech, MFM, M.F.Tech, and M.Des.
To be eligible for B.Des Programmes, the applicant must have passed 10+2 examination of any recognized board OR must have secured a passing grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination OR must hold a 3 or 4 years diploma recognized by AICTE.
Selection to B.Des is done on the basis of the score in the Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT), followed by a Situation Test for the shortlisted candidates.
The eligibility criteria for B.FTech requires the candidate to have passed +2 level examination of any recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics OR hold a 3 or 4 years diploma in any branch of Engineering recognized by AICTE. Selection to B.FTech is done on the basis of the General Ability Test (GAT) score.
To be eligible for M.Des and MFM, the candidate is required to hold an undergraduate degree in any discipline from any recognized Institute OR an Undergraduate Diploma of a minimum duration of 3 years from NIFT/ NID.
For Admission to M.Des, candidates are required to appear for the Creative Ability Test (CAT) and GAT. The shortlisted candidates of the written examination shall be further called for the Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD/ PI) round.
The selection process for MFM and M.FTech comprises GAT written test followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD/ PI) round for the shortlisted candidates.
For M.FTech, the candidate must have pursued B.FTech from NIFT OR B.E/ B.Tech from any recognized Institution/University.
The institute is known for its association with top recruiters like Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited, Bata India Limited, H&M, Manyavar, and many other famous and popular companies. It has been approved by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India as a Statutory Institute Governed by the NIFT Act 2006. NIFT Kannur provides hostel facilities on-campus for girl students only.
NIFT Kannur Admission Highlights 2020
|Name of the College||National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)|
|Courses Offered||UG and PG|
|Basic Admission Criteria||UG courses- Entrance exam|
|PG courses- Entrance Exam + GD/ PI round|
|Name of Entrance exams||GAT and CAT|
|Application Mode||Online and Offline|