NIFT (NIFT ENTRANCE EXAM) 2017 NEWS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology) conducts entrance test for students seeking admission in various programs offered by different branches of the institute located in in Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Srinagar, Raebareli, Bhopal, Navi Mumbai, Bhubaneshwar, Gandhinagar, Jodhpur, Kolkata, Kannur, Kangra, Patna, Shillong. This institute offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of fashion designing.
The application procedure for NIFT 2018 begins in first week of November 2017. Application procedure is carried out through online mode. Steps involved in application process include: Registration, NIFT 2018 application form filling, uploading the documents required, payment of application fee.
Candidates need to register at the official website before beginning the application form filling. After successful registration, candidates need to use their email id and date of birth as Login Id and Password to successfully login and fill the application form. It is advisable for candidates to carefully fill the application form to avoid any mistakes. There is no scope of making corrections to NIFT 2018 Application Form, once it has been submitted. Candidates can contact the conducting authority via phone or mail in case of any query. The contact information can be obtained from the official website www.nift.ac.in.
The vital highlights of NIFT 2018 application process are shown below.
|NIFT 2018 Application Form submission||Online|
|NIFT Application Form fee for candidates from General/OBC (Non-Creamy)||INR 1,500/-|
|NIFT Application Form fee for candidates from SC/ST/PHP||INR 750/-|
The tentative schedule for NIFT 2018 has been tabulated below for candidates’ convenience. Candidates must note that the application form will be submitted through online mode only, here is the list of events and dates related to them:
|Commencement of NIFT Application procedure||First week of November 2018|
|Last date for submission of Application form without late fee||Second week of January 2018|
|Last date for submission of Application form with INR 5000/- late fee||Third week of January 2018|
|NIFT examination||Second week of February 2018|
The application procedure for NIFT is online based. Candidates wishing to apply for NIFT must visit the official site (www.nift.ac.in) to perform form filling procedure. NIFT Application form must not be sent via post as it will not be accepted through offline mode. Perform the steps mentioned below to complete NIFT 2018 Application Process:
The following is a step wise explanation of how candidates can fill NIFT 2018 Application process.
This includes details like
Upload scanned copies of candidate’s photograph and signature in the new page. For this purpose, they must have the required documents in the prescribed formats ready at the time of application filling.
Since application process for NIFT 2018 is entirely online, it becomes necessary for candidate to have a high quality scanned copy of all the important documents. These scanned documents can then be uploaded on online portal.
Candidates must ensure they have the following information before registering and starting to fill out the application.
Application fee for various categories is mentioned below.
|General/OBC (Non-creamy)||INR 1,500/-|
Candidates who fail to apply within the last date must pay an additional INR 5,000 if they wish to apply.
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Applicants must make note of NIFT application number as this will be used to download NIFT Admit Card. In case this NIFT application number is lost, candidates can retrieve the application number by logging in to the registered account and clicking on ‘view application’.
Sufficient care must be taken while filling out details in online application form. There is no means of obtaining this application in the offline mode. It is advisable for candidates to take a print of the completely filled application and make note of transaction ID after the payment is successful, in case of online fee payment. The submission of the application online has to be done before the deadline.
Candidates choosing to pay via DD must take print of the NIFT application and sent the application along with the DD to the address mentioned above in the ‘Application Fee’ section. Application status is deemed to be successful, if, and only if, the application reaches address before last date. Application submitted/delivered after last date shall be considered as rejected unless supported by aforementioned late fee.
15% of total seats, which translates to 5 seats in each course at NIFT Delhi, NIFT Mumbai, NIFT Kolkata, NIFT Bangalore, NIFT Hyderabad, NIFT Chennai, NIFT Gandhinagar, NIFT Raebareli and NIFT Srinagar, are reserved for foreign nationals and NRIs.
The admissions into courses in these cities are based on the following exam scores for each programme.
Bachelor’s Degree (B.Des and B.F.Tech) - SAT-1 score
Master’s Program (MFM) - GMAT score
Master’s Program (M.Des and M.F.Tech) - GRE score
Candidates must denote NIFT program choice in GRE/GMAT/ SAT-I. If many attempts of the above mentioned tests are given, then the most successful attempt (in terms of marks scored) will be taken in to consideration.
As usual, NIFT application procedure is online. Candidates have to visit the official website- www.nift.ac.in and register and apply before the last date. Candidates have to pay the application fee of $100 using online NIFT Payment Gateway.
Candidates seeking admission in NIFT Bachelor’s Degree program must ensure that they send the SAT-1 score from their College Board to the head office of NIFT in New Delhi. Designated Institution (DI) code (7258) should be mentioned by candidates at the time of registration while sending the scores.
Similarly, the candidates seeking admission in the NIFT Masters Degree program must ensure that they send the score (GMAT score in case MFM and GRE score in case of M.Des and M.FTech) from their College Board to the head office of NIFT in New Delhi
Considering scores obtained in the tests (SAT-1/GMAT/GRE for each of the Bachelors and Master Degree Programmes, as applicable) and taking the preference of the candidate the branch of NIFT and course, seats are allotted.
Candidates have to be extremely carefully while filling out NIFT 2018 Application Form. This is because there is no way of making changes or corrections to the application once it is submitted.
In case of any queries related to any step in NIFT application procedure, applicants can contact the conducting authority in one of the following means and seek necessary help and guidance.
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