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Updated: Dec 8, 2021 by Anu Handa  

NIFT application forms for admissions for the academic year 2022-23 are out now. The Online Registration for the Application forms start on 3rd Dec, 2021 and end on 17th Jan, 2022. Candidates, who miss the deadline can submit NIFT Application forms 2022 with a late fee of Rs 5,000 by January 22, 2022. The written examination for all UG and PG programmes will be held on 6th Feb, 2022. The Situation Test/Group Discussion/Personal Interview will be held in the mont of April 2022. Counselling for admissions will be held in May/June 2022 onwards. 

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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 3rd December, 2021
Last Date for Online Registration 17th January 2022
Availability of Admit Card (Online Only) 29th January, 2022 (14:00 hrs)
Written examinations for all UG and PG programmes 6th Feburary 2022
Window to receive observations/objections from the candidate for GAT exam:  2nd week of Feburary 2022 
Result of Written Exam Mid March 2022
Last Date for Online Registration for Foreign Nationals/ SAARC/ NRIs/OCI  30th April 2022
Situation Test / Group Discussion / Interview April 2022
Declaration of Final Results (Online) May 2022
Counselling May - June, 2022 Onwards


  • Entry to the examination centre will be allowed with 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. Create Login

2. Now proceed to Login

(a) Fill The online Application Form 

(b) Upload the Photo and Signature Images 

(c) Make Payment

(d) Print Application Form

3. Check the Status of your Application

4. Download the Admit Card

List of Documents Required to fill NIFT Application Form 2022

Important Documents required for NIFT Admissions 2022
Personal & Educational Qualification Details Valid E mail id (Should be working for at least 1 year)
Scanned Photograph (Not more than 200KB) Scanned Signature (Not more than 100 KB)
Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/UPI Details for making online payment Disability Certificate (For persons with Disability)
Caste/Tribe/Class Certificate (For SC/ST/OBC candidates)  

Important things to Keep in Mind while Uploading Documents


Signature should be done with black pen on white paper.

The signature should be scanned.

Mobile phone photograph of signature is not accepted.

Only the signature area is to be scanned, not the entire page.

The scanned image should be in .jpg or .jpeg format and should not exceed 50 kb in size.



Photograph should be recent passport size colour picture with date of clicking the picture printed on it at the bottom.

The colour picture should be taken against a light, preferably white background with no harsh shadows.

If you wear glasses, make sure that there are no reflections, and eyes are clearly visible.

Both the ears should be clearly visible.

Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable.

Religious headwear is allowed but it should not cover your face.

The scanned image should be in .jpg or .jpeg format and should not exceed 50 kb in size.

NIFT Centres

  • The applicant should select three choices for the centres for the written examination in order of preference.
  • Examination center 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.
  • Following is the LIST OF 32 NIFT TEST CENTRES for written examination for all UG and PG programmes to be held on 6th Feburary 2022.
Ahmedabad Bengaluru Vadodara
Bhopal Srinagar Surat
Shillong Bhubaneshwar Raipur
Chandigarh Chennai Patna
Cochin Coimbatore Mumbai
Dehradun Delhi Lucknow
Guwahati Hyderabad Kannur
Jaipur Jammu Jodhpur
Madurai Kolkata Kangra
Nagpur Pune Ranchi
Vishakhapatnam Udaipur

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 






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