NIFT 2022 Counselling Registration has commenced on the official website-nift.ac.in. Candidates who have qualified in NIFT 2022, as well as Situation Test/GDPI, can register for NIFT 2022 Counselling till June 4. Candidates can register online by entering academic details, uploading documents, and filling in their choice preferences. NIFT 2022 Counselling will be conducted as a Joint Seat Allocation process for admission to the participating 17 NIFTs.
NIFT 2022 Final Merit List for UG as well as PG Programs has also been declared. Candidates can check the final merit list by logging in with their email id and password. For the Undergraduate( B.Des) program, NIFT Final Merit List is prepared by giving 20% weightage to Situation Test, 50% weightage to Written Test, and 30% weightage to GAT. For the Master’s Program, 30% weightage is given to GD/PI. Check NIFT 2022 cut-off
â€‹Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GDPI) for the Master’s Program was conducted on April 27, 2022. NIFT situation test 2022 had concluded from April 2 to April 5, 2022. Check NIFT 2022 Selection Process. Candidates can download NIFT answer key by entering the required login credentials. Along with the answer key, authorities have also released the question paper. Check NIFT 2022 Answer Key. NIFT 2022 CAT paper was reported to be comparatively easier than last year while NIFT 2022 GAT paper was moderate in terms of overall difficulty and quite tricky. Check NIFT 2022 Paper Analysis.
What is NIFT? NIFT or National Institute of Fashion Technology conducts national level entrance examination for admission to various design courses viz - B.Des, and B.FTech, for undergraduate program and M.Des and M.FTech for post-graduation program. Check the list of NIFT participating colleges.
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NIFT 2022 Exam Dates have been released by NIFT. Dates for UG as well as PG program are tabulated below:
|Registration starts||December 3, 2021|
|Last Date for Registration||January 17, 2022|
|Last Date for Registration(with late fee of INR 5000)||January 18- January 22, 2022|
|Form Correction Window Opens||January 18- January 22, 2022|
|Admit Card Release Date|| |
January 29, 2022
|Written Exam (UG and PG)||February 6, 2022|
|Window to raise objections in Written Exam||2nd week of February 2022|
|NIFT 2022 Results (Written Examination)||March 9, 2022|
|GD/PI round||April 7 – 27, 2022|
|Declaration of Final Result||May 18, 2022|
|NIFT 2022 Counselling||May 20, 2022|
NIFT 2022 Online Application form has been made available on December 3, 2021. Applicants are required to visit the official website, i.e. www.nift.ac.in, and follow the steps listed below to complete the application process:
Step I: Register on the official website before proceeding to fill NIFT 2022 Application Form Upon successful registration, the applicant’s login credentials will be sent via email to the registered email address. Applicants should save this email for future reference.
Step II: Log in using the credentials to access and fill the Application Form. Fill in all the mandatory fields with correct details.
Step III: Applicants need to upload scanned copies of the following documents to the Online Application Form:
Step IV: After uploading the required documents, the Application Fee can be paid online via Credit/Debit Card or offline via demand draft. In the case of Online fee payment, applicants do not have to send the print-out of the application form to NIFT.
In case of offline fee payment, applicants need to draw a Demand Draft of the requisite amount in favor of ‘NIFT HO’ payable at New Delhi. The details of the Demand Draft need to be entered online to complete the application process within the submission deadline.
Applicants must send the Demand Draft along with a printout of the filled-in Application Form duly completed in all respect (via Speed Post/Registered Post/Courier Service) to:
The Project Manager CMS,
All India Management Association, Management House,
14 Institutional Area, Lodhi Road
New Delhi 110 003, India.
The demand draft should reach the address within the specified date.
Category-wise indicative Application Fees for NIFT 2022 are as under:
|General/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)||SC/ST/PWD|
|INR 3000||INR 1500|
NIFT 2022 will be an offline paper-based test for all UG and PG Programs conducted across 32 cities
Applicants can select only one preferred examination city during the application process. Based on this choice, all eligible candidates will appear for the written test at the Examination City selected by them.
Please note that no request for any changes in the examination center was entertained by NIFT and it reserved the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres listed below.
|List Of Examination Centers|
NIFT 2022 Eligibility conditions for both UG and PG level programs are tabulated below:
|Bachelor of Design – B. Des. (Fashion Design/ Knitwear Design/ Textile Design/Leather Design/Accessory Design/Fashion Communication)|
Not more than 24 years as of August 1, 2022, for General candidates (Relaxation up to 5 years for SC/ST/PWD candidates)
|Academic Qualification||Successfully completed or appearing for 10+2 qualifying examination or equivalent from any recognized Board, OR, Completed/Appearing for 3 or 4-years diploma final examination recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.|
|Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Technology)– B. F. Tech|
Not more than 24 years as of August 1, 2022, for General candidates (can be relaxed up to 5 years for SC/ST/PWD candidates)
|Academic Qualification||Successfully completed or appearing for 10+2 qualifying examination or equivalent from any recognized Board, having studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as a subject combination, OR, Completed/Appearing for 3 or 4-years diploma in any branch of engineering recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.|
|Master of Design - M. Des. And Master of Fashion Management – MFM|
No age limit is prescribed for PG programs
|Academic Qualification||Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized Institute/University, OR, Undergraduate Diploma of minimum 3-years duration in any discipline from NIFT/NID|
|Master of Fashion Technology – M. F. Tech|
No age limit is prescribed for PG programs
|Academic Qualification||B. F. Tech. from NIFT, OR, B. E/B. Tech. from a recognized Institute/University.|
NIFT 2022 exam pattern attempts to test the knowledge, aptitude, and skills of the candidates for the chosen program. As such, the entrance test is split into three stages, viz. Written Test, Situation Test, and Group Discussion/Personal Interview. The written test is further split into Creative Ability Test (CAT), and General Ability Test (GAT):
|Structure of Creative Ability Test|
|B. Des. M. Des.||Medium: English Duration: 180 minutes Maximum Marks: 100|
|Structure of General Ability Test|
|B. Des & M. Des||Medium: English Duration: 120 minutes Maximum Marks: 100|
|B. Des & M. Des||Medium: English Duration: 180 minutes Maximum Marks: 100|
The final stage of NIFT 2022 will be the Personal Interview round wherein candidates will be evaluated by an Interview Panel on the basis of the candidates’ academic and co-curricular achievements, creative and lateral thinking ability, communication skills, and finally career orientation and aptness for the selected program.
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The Scope of the different sections of the NIFT 2022 Syllabus is listed below; the level of difficulty of questions posed may vary from course to course.
Some questions from the engineering as well would be posed for the M. F. Tech program.
Candidates may consider referring to the books listed below in preparation for NIFT entrance exam 2022
|Name of the Book||Publisher/Author|
|Popular Master Guide NIFT and IIFT||R. Gupta|
|NIFT/NID Exam Guide||Dr R. P. Datason|
|NIFT Entrance Examination Guide||D. Mittal|
|Entrance Examinations for NIFT/NID/IIFT||Arihant Publications|
|NIFT Previous years papers (solved)||Ramesh publishing house|
On the basis of information furnished by applicants in NIFT Application Form, Admit Cards of provisionally eligible candidates will be available to download from the official website. Applicants are advised to check NIFT website regularly for updates.
NIFT Admit Card is a mandatory document without which applicants will not be allowed to appear for the exam. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to download the admit card:
Step I: Visit the official website of NIFT, www.nift.ac.in
Step II: Click on the tab ‘NIFT 2022 Admit Card’
Step III: Enter the required information as demanded by the page
Step IV: Download and take the printout of NIFT 2022 Admit Card.
|Section||Number of Question||Difficulty Level|
|English Comprehension||25||Easy to Moderate|
|Communication Ability||25||Moderate to Difficult|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||15||Easy to Moderate|
|Section||Number of Question||Difficulty Level|
|Communication ability and English comprehension||45||Easy to Moderate|
|Analytical and Logical Ability||25||Moderate to Difficult|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||25||Easy|
NIFT 2022 Results is likely to be declared on March 9, 2022, in online mode on the official website of NIFT. Final results will be available in the month of May or June for Undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Candidates can access their results from their individual login on the official website. The steps involved in the process are:
Step I: Visit the official website of NIFT, i.e. www.nift.ac.in.
Step II: Click on the tab ‘Result 2022’.
Step III: Enter details as demanded on-screen.
Step IV: the result would be displayed on the screen.
Step V: Download the result and obtain a printout.
NIFT 2022 Counselling Registrationhas started. For NIFT 2022 Counselling, candidates are required to register through the official website till June 4. Though the institute does not charge any fee for the primary round of counseling, each subsequent round of counseling would be charged at the rate of â‚¹5000/-. Further details of counseling like the mode, dates, and procedure are available on the website.
Documents required in originals along with photocopies for NIFT Counselling process:
NIFT 2022 Selection Process includes a written test, situation test, and interview. Candidates clearing the NIFT exam are called for further rounds of selection. Candidates will need to appear for the PI/GD round for admission to M.Des., MFM and M.F.Tech. The weightage of the exam for different courses is as follows:
|B. F. Tech||GAT||100%|
|M. F. Tech||GAT||70%|
In case of equal scores of two candidates, the older candidate (as per DOB) will be given preference.
NIFT 2022 Cut-Off is released by the conducting authority in online mode on its official website. It will consist of category and campus-wise closing rank in order to provide admission in various undergraduate courses in fashion technology and design. It is necessary for the candidates to meet the minimum required cut-off declared by the institutes. To download NIFT 2022 Cut off, candidates will be required to visit the official website. Then click on the link for downloading the cut-off. By default, it will appear as a PDF file on the screen.
Candidates can check previous year NIFT Cut off in the form of opening and closing ranks for all its campuses using the PDFs below-
|Year||NIFT Cut off|
Based on last year’s cutoff data, here is the expected cutoff for the current academic session.
|Common Merit Rank (CMR)||Number of candidates|
|51 – 317||80|
|319 – 619||90|
|620 – 825||90|
|828 – 1098||90|
|1104 – 1328||80|
|1331 – 1605||90|
|1612 – 1874||90|
|1882 – 2127||90|
|2128 – 2440||80|
|2443 – 2741||90|
|2747 – 3132||90|
|3133 – 3628||90|
|3629 – 4100||80|
|4110 – 4714||90|
|4715 – 5443||90|
|5448 – 6739||90|
|6744 – 8150||100|
|8161 – 9875||100|
|9883 – 11605||100|
|11658 – 14378||86|
|24 – 525 (M.Des)||91|
NIFT has a certain percentage of total seats reserved for the SC/ST, OBC-NCL, and Person with Disability (PWD). Also, supernumerary seats are reserved for candidates applying under Foreign National/SAARC/NRI, and State Domicile categories. The seat reservation scheme for the reserved categories is tabulated here:
|Schedule Caste (SC)||15%|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||7.5%|
|Person with Disability (PWD)||5% Horizontal reservation across all categories for Person with Disability (with 40% or more disability)|
|Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI||15% (Supernumerary)|
|State Domicile||20% (supernumerary)|
Candidates can seek admission to the below-mentioned UG & PG courses based on NIFT 2022 exam:
|UG Courses||PG Courses|
|B.F.Tech Apparel Production||Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M)|
|B.Des Textile Design||Master of Design (M.Des)|
|B.Des Accessory Design||Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech)|
|B.Des Fashion Design|
|B.Des Fashion Communication|
|B.Des Leather Design|
|B.Des Knitwear Design|
Ques. When will NIFT 2022 Result declared?
Ans. NIFT 2022 Result is to be declared on March 9, 2022. The result will be declared on the official website of NIFT. Candidates can check their NIFT 2022 Results by login in using their application number and date of birth.
Ques. When will NIFT 2022 Registration start?
Ans. NIFT 2022 Registration starts on December 3, 2021, as the application forms for UG and PG courses have been made available online on the official website. Candidates can register themselves by January 17, 2022, without late fees.
Ques. What is the course fee for B. Des and M. Des courses for NIFT 2022 Admission?
Ans. For B.Des course the fee is INR 11.09 lakh and for the M. Des course the fee is INR 5.35 lakh
Ques. What are the sections under the GAT or General Ability Test for NIFT 2022?
Ans. There are 5 sections such as quantitative ability, communication ability, English comprehension, analytical ability, general knowledge, and current affairs under GAT
Ques. How many questions will be there in GAT for MFM courses in NIFT 2022?
Ans. There will be 150 questions in GAT for MFM courses.
Ques. Is there any negative marking in NIFT 2022 Exam?
Ans. No, there is no negative marking in NIFT 2021 exam but 0.25 is deducted for each incorrect answer in GAT as negative marking.
Ques. When shall I receive an allotment letter for NIFT 2022 Admission Process?
Ans. You will receive the allotment letter after completion of the counselling process which will include registration and verification of documents submitted by the candidates.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.
Hi Shashank, you can apply for admission to this course from Oct 20, 2019 (tentatively). You can also check the Admission Procedure in the institute from here.
Hello Pratim, There are many coaching institutes in Kolkata which are good for NIFT preparation. Some of them are-
To get information regarding which college you can get you can check our cutoff page using this link : Cutoff
Hello Ranjan, To get information regarding Eligibility criteria for NIFT Examination you can use this link : NIFT Eligibility
Hi Sreehari, you may check the colleges cut off and decide the colleges based on your scores. Please find the link for same http://exams.collegedunia.com/nift/cutoff