Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) is one of the premium institutes for design. The institute was founded in 1995 and is situated in Mohali with its branches situated in Jalandhar and Ludhiana in the state of Punjab. The institute offers both UG and PG level courses. Candidates have to clear an entrance exam conducted by the institution. After clearing entrance, the candidates are further subjected to a situation test and an interview round. Then, the candidates are given ranks through which they can opt for admission into the colleges at different places.

NIIFT Mohali Highlights

Established | Type 1995 | Private Autonomous
Approved by UGC and AICTE
Affiliation I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU)
Entrance accepted Institution level entrance conducted by Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology
Courses offered UG and PG
Admission Mode Online
Admission criteria Entrance-based
Official website

NIIFT Mohali Ranking

Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology secured the ranking of 21 among the 32 institutions as per the ranking published by India Today Ranking agency in 2019.

NIIFT Mohali Courses

As mentioned above, it offers UG and PG courses. Under both UG and PG streams, it offers 3 courses respectively, making 6 courses in total by the institute. All those 6 courses are discussed below in the following table along with the availability of seats and eligibility criteria.

Course Eligibility Specialization(s)
B.Sc.  Candidate must have passed 10+2 or any equivalent examination/certificate in any of the recognized boards in India/Aboard. Diploma Holders are also eligible to apply. Fashion Design (FD), Fashion Design-Knits (FDK), and Textile Design (TD).
M.Sc.  B.Sc./ B.Tech./ B.E. or B.Com./ BBA/ BCA/B.A. with any one of the following subjects: Economics/Statistics/ Management / Marketing / Mathematics /Textiles/ Fashion/ Accounts/ Computers / Home Science /any other related Diploma from recognized institution. Garment Manufacturing Technology (GMT) and Fashion Marketing and Management (FMM).
M.Des.  UG Degree of Fashion Design/Textile Design/ Knitwear Design/ Clothing & Textiles/ Apparel and Furnishing/ Home Science or any other allied field’s course.  Fashion and Textiles (F & T)

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NIIFT Mohali Admission

As we know, Admissions happen through the ranks obtained in the entrance exam, situation test and the personal interview conducted by the institution. The candidates with the greater rank are privileged to choose the course and campus according to their choice, while the candidates who fall just above the last admitted rank are forced to take a seat that is left out. There is a total of 330 seats available across all campuses for both UG and PG courses. 

Seats are reserved on the fraction of 85 and 15 percent respectively during the first and second rounds of the counselling. The 85% of the seats are reserved for the candidates from within the state of Punjab and rest 15% are reserved for the candidates from all India basis. A residency certificate is required to be submitted to reserve a seat from the Punjab Quota.

Application Procedure:

  • Application forms for admission 2020 at the institution is available on the official website at
  • After obtaining the admission form, the required details should be filled by the candidate, and the registration process shall get completed after clicking the submit button. 
  • Finally, the candidate should pay a registration fee of INR 1750 for general category and INR 440 for SC/ ST/ PH category.
  • The payment of the application form is through demand draft. Hence, the photocopy of the application form and the Demand Draft should be posted to the address given below:

The Manager CMS,

All India Management Association,

Management House,

Lodhi Road, 

New Delhi -11000. 

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NIIFT Mohali Placements

Placements of the institution has had an impeccable record of almost 100% placement to the graduating students. The students have been placed under top fashion brands and leading apparel companies like RMX Joss, Cascade Apparels, Vardhman Group, Orient Crafts, Matrix Clothing, Rupayan, Nahar Group, Richa & Co, Sewa Exports, Cheer Sagar, Wingsfield, Graffiti, Ravels, GIVO International, B.L. International, Globus, and Georgie etc. Some of the graduated students have started a brand under their own name, which has equally succeeded and competitive in the market of fashion industry.

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NIIFT Mohali Facilities

The institution provided the following facilities to its students:

  • Library- It has a huge variety of collection in terms of books. The book segments are available in both Indian and foreign authors. Apart from books, the library aims in providing knowledge through audio, video, and visuals by having video tapes, photographs, and CDs related to the fabric and its properties.
  • Labs- It has the facility of Labs for garment construction and making drapes with the modern equipment in it. In addition, with the Garment construction lab, there are also labs like knitting lab, weaving lab, dyeing lab, and printing lab with high end machines.
  • Bus facility- It provides bus facility for the day scholars of the college. The bus they have, has a capacity of 42 students and is available for the students around the campus.
  • Hostel facility- It also provides accommodation for the girls situated very near to the college at Mohali. The hostel is under good maintenance and proper sanitation practice for food and room facilities are adopted here.

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Ques. Is there any entrance exam to get into NIIFT Mohali?

Ans. Yes, it's a merit-based admission process that happens through entrance exams administered only by this institution.

Ques. Are there any reservation of seats during the admission process at NIIFT Mohali?

Ans. Yes, seats are reserved according to the Punjab residence quota in the ratio of 85:15.

Ques. How many seats are allocated in total for all UG courses at NIIFT Mohali?

Ans. A total of 240 seats for all the UG courses is allocated and a total of 90 seats are allocated to all PG courses. Hence it sums up to 330 seats offered by the institute for one academic year across all streams.

Ques. What are the facilities available at NIIFT Mohali?

Ans. It provides many facilities including spacious and expensive machinery labs, hostel facility for girls, and library facilities, etc.

Ques. How many UG courses are offered by NIIFT Mohali?

Ans. It offers a total of 3 UG courses under specializations: Fashion Design, Fashion Design-Knits, and Textile Design.

Ques. Is there any Scholarship offered by NIIFT Mohali?

Ans. No, it doesn’t provide any scholarships to the students studying there.