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The Online Registration for NIFT Application forms start from 5th Dec, 2023 and ends on 3rd Jan, 2024.

Candidates, who miss the deadline can submit NIFT Application forms 2024 with a late fee of Rs 5,000 by (4rth to 8th January, 2024) 

The first phase examination for all UG and PG programmes will be held on 5th Feb, 2024.

The Situation Test/Personal Interview will be tentatively held in the month of April 2024.

Seat Allocation will be done in May/June 2024. 

Candidates can fill application forms for NIFT on the institute's official website.

Admit card will be issued to only those candidate's who have filled and submitted the application forms with the application fees.

Before applying for admission to NIFT, the candidate should make sure that they are eligible to appear for NIFT exam

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Online Registration Starts 5th December, 2023
Last Date for Online Registration for UG/PG programme 3rd January, 2024
Last Date for Online Registration with late fee of Rs 5,000/- 4th to 8th January 2024
Window to edit/update the application form 10th to 12th January 2024
Availability of Admit Card (Online Only) Third week of January 2024
CBT entrance examination for all UG and PG programmes 5th Feburary 2024
Candidates will be able to see the question paper with the answer key of using their registered user id & password on the admission portal after completing the CBT entrance examination  3rd week of Feburary 2024
Result of Entrance Exam March 2024
Situation Test / Interview April 2024
Date of Online Registration for NRI/Foreign National 15th January 2024
Last Date for Online Registration for NRI/Foreign National 30th April 2024
Declaration of Final Results (Online) Last week of April, 2024
Seat Allocation May - June, 2024 


  • Entry to the examination centre will be allowed with valid admit cards only.
  • Applicants can download their Admit Cards from
  • NIFT will not send the admit cards to the applicants by post.
  • Applicants are advised to regularly check the NIFT official website for important updates.


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Candidates can apply online at  


1. Register for Online Form Submission using unique Email ID & Mobile No.

2. Fill the online Application Form & note down the system generated Application No.

3. Upload Scanned Images of

(i) a recent photograph (Jpg File, 10 kb - 200kb)

(ii) candidate's signature (Jpg File, 4kb - 30 kb)

(iii) Duly Verified Result Awaited Attestation Form (PDF File, 50 kb - 500 kb)

(iv) Category Certificate, if Applicable (SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc) (PDF File, 50 kb - 300 kb)

(v) PwD Certificate & UDID, if applicable (PDF File, 50 kb - 300 kb)

4. Pay prescribed fee through Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card & UPI

5. Print Confirmation Page

List of Documents Required to fill NIFT Application Form 2024

Important Documents required for NIFT Admissions 2024
Copy of Board/University Certificate for Candidate's Name, Mother's Name, Father's Name & Date of Birth
Type of Identification - Bank A/c Passbook with photograph/Passport Number/Ration Card/Aadhaar card No/Voter ID Card No/Other Govt ID
Qualifying Degree Certificate or last Semester Marksheet
Your Mailing Address as well as Permanent address with Pin Code 
Four cities fot centres of your choice
Category Certificate if applicable
Undertaking/Result Awaited Certificate, if applicable
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Certificate, if applicable
SC/ST/OBC (NCL) certificate, if applicable
Person with Disability(PwD) Certificate & UDID, if applicable
Email address & mobile No of Candidate
Scanned Images in JPG format only  
Candidate's Photograph File size (10 kb to 200 kb)
Candidate's Signature in running hand File size (4 kb to 30 kb)

NIFT Centres

  • A Computer Based Test (CBT) for all UG & PG Programmes will be conducted at various cities in India.
  • Tentative list of cities is given below. This is subject to change and the final list will be available on NIFT website
  • The applicant should select three choices for the centres for the entrance examination in order of preference.
  • Examination centre will be allotted on first come first served basis.
  • Examination centre once selected can't be changed at any stage.
  • NIFT reserves the right to cancel any of the examination centres mentioned below. In such a case an alternate examination Centre will be allotted by NIFT.
State City
Andhra Pradesh Kurnool
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar/Naharlagun
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Muzaffarpur
Bihar Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh/Mohali
Chattisgarh Bilaspur CG
Chattisgarh Raipur


Dadra & Nagar Haveli Silvassa
Delhi Delhi NCR
Goa Panaji/Madgaon
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Gujarat Rajkot
Gujarat Surat
Gujarat Vadodara
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jammu & Kashmir Srinagar


Jharkhand Dhanbad
Jharkhand Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru
Karnataka Mysuru
Kerala Ernakulam
Kerala Kannur
Kerala Kozhikode
Leh Ladhak Leh
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh Jabalpur


Maharashtra Mumbai
Maharashtra Nagpur
Maharashtra Pune
Maharashtra Thane
Meghalaya Shillong
Nagaland Dimapur
Odisha Berhampur-Ganjam
Odisha Bhubaneswar
Punjab Bhatinda
Punjab Jalandhar


Punjab Patiala
Rajasthan Jaipur
Rajasthan Jodhpur
Rajasthan Udaipur
Sikkim Gangtok
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Tamil Nadu Coimbatore
Tamil Nadu Madurai
Telangana Hyderabad
Tripura Agartala


Uttar Pradesh Kanpur
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh Meerut
Uttar Pradesh Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Uttarakhand Haldwani
West Bengal Kolkatta
Manipur Imphal
Mizoram Aizawal
Haryana Ambala

Note: For latest NIFT updates please visit the website 

About the Author: Anu Handa is an Interior Designer, DIY Artist, Co-Founder and Educator at Mosaic Institute of Design. She has been the lead blogpost writer at since 2009. Her educational background in Interior Design, Urban Planning and the English Language has given her a broad base to cover a range of topics in her articles. Anu has spent 15+ years training Design & B.Arch Aspirants for entrance exams.

Passionate about Design Education, she’s briefly worked with Annamalai University as a paper setter for Design Exams. Likes to write about Design, Architecture and related fields, on online platforms like Quora. Aims at challenging the conventional & age old teaching methodology