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NIFT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 2021

 

Updated: June 8, 2021 by Anu Handa  

 

Latest Updates on NIFT 2021

Due to the present pandemic situation, the Situation Test for UG (Design) scheduled on 10th, 11th, 12th & 13th April 2021 stands postponed. The new dates for Situation Test / Downloading of Admit Cards for Situation Tests will be notified on the NIFT Website. The aspirants are requested to keep checking the website at regular intervals.

NIFT ADMISSION CRITERIA
BACHELOR PROGRAMMES

Eligibility for NIFT BACHELOR OF DESIGN - B.Des

(Fashion Design / Leather Design / Accessory Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication) 

Qualifying Age Maximum Age should be less than 24 years as on 1st August of the year of admission.
The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of five years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe/ Person with Disability (PWD) subject to following qualifications.

Educational Qualification

(Any one from the right column)

The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central / State Board of Secondary examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education/State Board, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi OR
General Certificate Education ( GCE ) Examination ( London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the advanced (A) level / International Baccalaureate ( IB ) OR
Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in Foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10 + 2 system OR
A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects OR
3 or 4 years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education OR

Eligibility for NIFT BACHELOR OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY ( Apparel Production ) B.FTech  

Qualifying Age Maximum Age should be less than 24 years as on 1st August of the year of admission.
The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of five years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe/ Person with Disability (PWD) subject to following qualifications.

Educational Qualification

(Any one from the right column)

The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education , New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi with Physics, Chemistry and Maths OR
General Certificate Education ( GCE ) Examination ( London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Maths / International Baccalaureate (IB) OR
Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in Foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10 + 2 system with Physics, Chemistry and Maths OR
A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects with Physics, Chemistry and Maths OR
3 or 4 years diploma in any branch of Engineering recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education OR

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ELIGIBILITY FOR NIFT ENTRANCE EXAM
MASTER PROGRAMMES

Age : No Age Limit

Eligibility for NIFT MASTER OF DESIGN ( M.Des )

  • Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute/University recognized by law in India.
or
  • Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.


Eligibility for NIFT MASTER Programme-Management ( MFM ) MASTER OF FASHION MANAGEMENT

  • Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute/University recognized by law in India.
or
  • Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.


Eligibility for NIFT MASTER Programme - Technology ( M.F.Tech) MASTER OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY

  • B.F.Tech from NIFT
or
  • B.E / B.Tech from any Institute / University recognized by law in India

IMPORTANT NOTE
1. Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply provided they adhere to the conditions stated in the NIFT 2021 Prospectus

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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 www.mosaicdesigns.in 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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