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NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Check National Institute of Fashion Technology Eligibility Criteria, Qualification, Age Limit, Entrance Exam Here

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NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Check National Institute of Fashion Technology Eligibility Criteria, Qualification, Age Limit, Entrance Exam Here
NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021 - The NIFT has prescribed the NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021, Aspirants who wish to take admission to B.Des or B.FTech programs in any of the NIFT Colleges must know the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. All the Eligible candidates can fill the application form most likely by the fourth week of October 2021 in online mode. The NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021 mention the academic qualifications, age limit as well as other essential aspects that aspirants have to fulfill to be eligible to take NIFT(National Institute of Fashion Technology) Entrance Exam 2021. Aspirants can fill the application form in online mode. Students follow this article, NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021, to know the same in detail.


NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Check National Institute of Fashion Technology Eligibility Criteria, Qualification, Age Limit, Entrance Exam Here

NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021

NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021 - The National Institute of Fashion Technology has prescribed the NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021, which candidates have to fulfill. Students must assure that they have met the NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021 before applying for admission to any campuses of NIFT. Candidates must note that if any candidates fail to meet the eligibility criteria of NIFT 2022, then will be canceled their candidature. Candidates can fill the NIFT application form in the fourth week of October 2021 in online mode. Look through NIFT eligibility criteria 2021 to know the details of the specified norms.

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Check NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates can check the complete details available in the NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021, Candidates will acquaint the details of the required qualifying exam and age limit to appear in the entrance test by going through the eligibility criteria of NIFT 2022. 

Qualifying Exam:

 Candidates must have completed 10+2 board exam from any recognized Central, State Board of Secondary Examination, like as Central Board of Secondary Education, State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi 

2. Any Board, Public School, University Examination conducted in India or abroad is equivalent to the 10+2 system and it is accorded by the Association of Indian Universities.

3. If candidates complete the General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Sri Lanka/ Cambridge/) at the Advanced (A) level/International Baccalaureate (IB) then, they are eligible to apply.

4. Students will also be eligible if they have passed the 10+2 Examination conducted by the National Open School with at least five subjects.

5. Diploma of 3 or 4 years which is recognized by AICTE or State Board of Technical Education.

Age Limit: 

Candidates must be of 23 years of age as on October 1, 2022. However, candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Person With Disability (PHP) get a relaxation of 5 years.

NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2022 - B.F.Tech (Apparel Production)

Qualifying Exam:

Must pass the Class 12 exam in the 10+2 pattern of examination with Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics as a compulsory subject from any recognized Board

Any Public School/Board/University Exam in India or in foreign countries is equivalent to a 10+2 system with Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics as mandatory subjects. It must be recognized by the Association of Indian Universities or,

General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination(London/ Cambridge/ Sri Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/International Baccalaureate (IB) or,

Diploma of 3 or 4 years in any program of engineering which is recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education or,

A passing grade in the Higher Secondary Education Examination held by the National Open School with at least five subjects - Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Age Limit:

Candidates must be 23 years by October 1, 2021. Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Person With Disability (PHP) will get an exemption of 5 years.


Past Updates

NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2020

NIFT 2020 Eligibility set by conducting the Entrance exam – National Institute of Fashion Technology. Interested candidate needs to satisfy the set eligibility criteria before filling the Application form for NIFT 2020. NIFT 2020 exam will conduct on January 19, 2020. The written exam will conduct for candidates seeking admission in various UG and PG courses in fashion and technology across India.

Eligibility plays a vital role in NIFT admissions. Candidates who are found ineligible at any stage of the examination process terminated from the further admission stages. Eligibility Criteria will lead to the wastage of time and cost for the candidates. Hence, only those who are eligible shall apply for NIFT admissions.

NIFT 2020 application form releases for admission in various courses such as B.Des, B.FTech, M.Des, M.F.M, and M.FTech. The eligibility criteria differ for every session. The candidate can check it from the below-given points.

The eligibility conditions for both UG and PG level programs tabulated below:

NIFT 2020 General Eligibility @nift.ac.in

NIFT has set some basic eligibility standards that a candidate needs to clear before filling the Application Form. These standards are categorized as listed below: 

Based on Academic Qualification

If an Applicant is in 12th, the final year of college, last year of diploma course do not submit the Examination Result at the time of counseling, his/her acceptance based on the following conditions: -

  • Aspirant below 18 years of age has to offer on non-judicial stamp paper of Rs.10 in the prescribed authority duly signed by the parent/guardian. The submission of a false document is a punishable offense.
  • Applicants have to submit their qualifying degree to the director or joint director of the allotted college on or before a date to announce soon.
  • In case a student fails to submit his/her qualifying degree at the time of admission, his/her Entry will be considered null and void.
  • If a candidate’s result has not declared at the time of access and he/she is seeking provisional Entry, in that case, he/she shall have to provide the relevant proof.
  • Aspirants who are seeking provisional admission will have to bring the date sheet, admit card, Principal’s certificate as proof of having taken the Entrance exam. The same thing applies to the Applicants who have taken the compartment/supplementary exam in the 12thstandard or final year of graduation/diploma.
  • Candidates who are seeking provisional admission will only be considered for admission if the institution or university has not declared their result. In any other case, their access will liable to cancel under the provisional admission category.

Based on Age Limit:

  • The maximum Age allowed for general category Aspirants as of October 01, 2019, is 23 years.
  • There will be five years' relaxation in the age limit for SC/ST or Differently Abled Person (PHP) candidates.
  • There is no age limit for Students for applying for master's degree programs.

NIFT 2020 Course Wise Eligibility:

All the candidates interested to get into a particular course can go through the following article to know if they are eligible or not. Having a clear picture of the criteria followed for each class will help them save time. Courses Offered by NIFT are as follows:-

Undergraduate Programmes

  • B.Des. Program
  • B.F.Tech Programme

Postgraduate Programmes

  • M.Des. Program
  • M.F.M. Programme
  • M.F.Tech Programme

For B.Des. Course: -

B.Des is an Undergraduate program, and it stands for Bachelor of Design. It will be four years course. And it will consist of the following programs- Accessory Design, Fashion Communication, Fashion Design, Knitwear Design, Leather Design, and Textile Design Courses.

  • Applicants must have passed the 12th Examination from any recognized central/state board.
  • Candidates who have taken the General Certificate Education Examination in London/ Sri Lanka etc., at the advanced (A) level or,
  • Applicants who have taken the exam in foreign countries and if the Association of Indian Universities recognizes that as equivalent to 12th are eligible.
  • Applicants who have passed a 3-4 year diploma recognized by AICTE or state board are suitable.
  • Aspirants who are appearing for the 10+2 exam are also eligible.

Course

Bachelor of Design – B. Des. (Fashion Design/ Knitwear Design/ Textile Design/Leather Design/Accessory Design/Fashion Communication)

Age

Not more than 23 years as of October 1, 2019, for General candidates (Relaxation up to 5 years for SC/ST/PWD candidates)

Academic Qualification

Successfully completed or appearing for 12th 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.

For B.F.Tech Course: -

B.F.Tech is another course under the Undergraduate program offered by NIFT, and it stands for Bachelor of Fashion Technology. It will also be for four years. It will cover- Apparel Production as one of its central topics.

  • Applicants who have cleared 10+2 examination from any recognized central/state board with physics, chemistry, and mathematics.
  • Aspirants who have taken the General Certificate Education Examination in London/Sri Lanka, etc., at the advanced (A) level.
  • Applicants who have taken the exam in foreign countries and if the Association of Indian Universities recognizes that as equivalent to 10+2 are eligible.
  • Applicants who have passed 3-4 years’ diploma recognized by AICTE or state board are suitable. 

Course

Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Technology)– B. F. Tech

Age

Not more than 23 years as on October 1, 2019, for General candidates (can be relaxed up to 5 years for SC/ST/PWD candidates)

Academic qualification

Successfully completed or appearing for 12th 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.

For M.Des. Course: -

M.Des is one of the Post Graduate courses offered by NIFT Campuses. It stands for Master of Design(M.Des) and covers Design Space as its main topic. Design Space is an advanced Subject that demands an understanding of fundamentals in design and Fashion that candidates would be familiar with the necessary skills and theories for successful completion of the program. The duration of this course will be of 2 Years.

  • Aspirants who have cleared the 12th examination from any recognized central/state board with physics, chemistry, and mathematics
  • Applicants who have taken the General Certificate Education Examination in London/Sri Lanka etc., at the advanced (A) level or,
  • Students who have taken the exam in foreign countries and if the Association of Indian Universities recognizes that as equivalent to 10+2 are eligible or,
  • Students who have passed a 3-4 year diploma recognized by AICTE or state board are suitable. 

For M.F.M. Course: -

M.F.M is another course under the P.G. course by NIFT University. It defines for Master of Fashion, and it is also for 2 Years.

  • Applicants who have Undergraduate Degree from any Institute / University recognized by law in India.
  • Candidates who have an Undergraduate Diploma of the minimum of 3 years’ duration from NIFT / NID. 

Course

Master of Design - M. Des. And Master of Fashion Management – MFM

Age

No age limit 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

For M.F. Tech: -

M.F.Tech course under the category of P.G. course is Master of Fashion Technology. This course will also be for two years.

  • Candidates who have a Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech.) from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) or
  • Students Have a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.)/ Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) from any recognized Institute / University 

Course

Master of Fashion Technology – M. F. Tech

Age

No age limit prescribed for PG programs

Academic Qualification

B. F. Tech. from NIFT, OR, B. E/B. Tech. from a recognized Institute/University.

NIFT 2020 Category Wise Eligibility

For SC/ST Applicants:

Aspirants applying under this reserved quota will have to produce a Caste or Tribe certificate from the Competent Authorities of the respective States or Union Territories or National Commission of Tribes.

For OBC (Non-Creamy) Applicants:

OBC Aspirants applying under this quota would have to substantiate the caste and creamy layer requirement.

  • The Student should possess an OBC certificate issued in the name of the candidate and not in favor of the respective parents or guardian.
  • The caste mentioned in the OBC certificate. Candidate should find mention in the Central list of OBCs available at http://ncbc.nic.in/ backward-classes/index.html
  • OBC certificate would not be more than a year old and should mention that the candidate belongs to the non-creamy layer. 
  • The Competent Authority must issue the certificate.
  • Another hand, married women are applying to any course under the reserved category. She has to issue the caste certificate in her name. A document in the name of the husband/ mother/ father is not acceptable. 

For Differently Abled Candidates Candidates

  • Candidate to know that at the time of submission of the application form, Physically Handicapped candidates should to attach a copy of the Disability Certificate necessarily. 
  •  Disability Candidates are required to produce the original Medical Certificate at the time of Counselling and time for Admission to the Institute.
  • The Differently Abled candidates must attend the Counselling for evaluation. The course will allow the candidates to assess the capabilities of the candidates. NIFT may consider applications from PHP students to provide external assistance during assessments, with the condition that the expenses for the same will be entirely by the student/ applicant. 
  • It is, however, recommended that the student/ applicant arrange his/her External assistant for this purpose as this will ensure that a better fit for individual needs.
  • Applicants are advised to come prepared for such assessments at the time of counseling. 

For Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI Candidates

The Admission to NIFT programs for foreign nationals / NRI candidates will base on the following examination:

NIFT Programme Name

Exam Score

Bachelor Programme (B.Des & B.FTech)

SAT-1 Score

Master Programme (MFM)

GMAT Score

Master Programme (M.Des & M.FTech)

GRE Score

Candidates have more details to follow the official Website http://www.nift.ac.in

 

Disclaimer: The above information is for general informational purposes only. All information on the Site is provided in good faith, however we make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness of any information on the Site.
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NIFT Entrance Exam 2021 Eligibility 2021 - FAQ

1. Has COVID-19 affected NIFT Entrance Exam 2021?  

No, NIFT Entrance Exam 2021 is being conducted on schedule as shared by the National Institute of Fashion Technology exam authorities. NIFT application process is underway and NIFT Entrance Exam 2021 will be conducted on February 14.

2. Is Maths compulsory for NIFT admissions 2021?  

NIFT admission requirements vary from course to course. Maths is not a compulsory subject of study for NIFT admissions in BDes course wherein candidates from any stream are eligible to apply for admission. However, for admission in BFTech course candidates should have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Maths at Class 10+2 level.

3. How candidates can get admission at NIFT?  

To secure admission in courses offered at the National Institute of Fashion Technology, candidates need to give NIFT entrance exam. Candidates can appear for NIFT Entrance Exam 2021 by duly filling and submitting the application form for NIFT admissions that is available on the official website of the exam.

4. When will NIFT Entrance Exam 2021 be held?  

NIFT admission test 2021 will be held on February 14. The admission notification for NIFT Entrance Exam 2021 was released on December 13.

5. Is there any age limit for NIFT admissions 2021?  

Candidates applying for NIFT admissions in UG courses should be 23 years of age or below as on October 1, 2020. There is no age limit criteria to be fulfilled by candidates who are applying for PG course admissions through the NIFT entrance exam.


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