NIIFT Exam 2022: Seat Allotment (OUT), Check Results, Syllabus, Papers, Result

Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Exam 2020 ( NIIFT Entrance Exam )

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Updated on Aug 10, 2022 16:42 IST

NIIFT 2022 - The Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) has released the NIIFT 2022 seat allotment results for the 3rd round on July 6. Previously, the institute had released seat allotment results for Round 2 on July 4, and Round 1 on July 1. Candidates who have been allotted seats need to pay the admission fee and complete other admission formalities to confirm their seats. Classes for the current session will commence on July 27.

The Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology has also released seat allotments for the PG program.

The NIIFT 2022 online exam and interview for the undergraduate courses were held on June 21-22. This was followed by the declaration of exam results on June 28, 2022.

What is NIIFT Entrance Exam?

NIIFT entrance exam is conducted by the Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) in order to provide admission to candidates in undergraduate and postgraduate design courses offered by it. NIIFT has its campuses located at three centres in India – Mohali, Ludhiana, and Jalandhar. The design courses offered along with the number of seats by these three campuses are mentioned below: 

UG Design Programmes

Mohali

Ludhiana

Jalandhar

Total Seats

BSc Fashion Design

60

60

30

150

BSc Fashion Design (KNITS)

-

30

-

30

BSc Textile Design

60

-

-

60

PG Design Programmes

MSc Garment Manufacturing Technology

30

-

-

30

MDes Fashion and Textiles

30

-

-

30

MSc Fashion Marketing & Management

30

-

-

30

Total Seats

210

90

30

330

Candidates can secure a seat at any of the NIIFT campuses basis their score in the NIIFT entrance exam and performance in the situation test and interview round. It may be noted that candidates applying for PG design courses offered at NIIFT do not need to appear for the situation test.

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NIIFT Entrance Exam Highlights

Particulars

Description

Exam Name

Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) Entrance Exam

Conducting Body

Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT)

Exam Level

Institute level

Exam Frequency

Annually

Exam Mode

Online

Courses Offered

Design UG and PG courses

Exam Fees

INR 1,750 (For General candidates) INR 440 (For SC/ST/PH)

Exam Duration

3 hours

Exam Date

June 21-22, 2022

Medium of Exam

English

Colleges Accepting

NIIFT Mohali and NIIFT Ludhiana

Official website

http://niiftindia.com/aboutus.asp

Exam helpdesk number

0172-5044994,0172-5044995, 0172-5093623,0172-5090669

NIIFT 2022 Exam Dates

The NIIFT entrance exam schedule is yet to be announced, meanwhile candidates can go through the tentative dates given below: 

Event

Dates

Registration started

February 1, 2022

Last date to apply 

June 18, 2022

NIIFT 2022 Exam and Interview

June 21-22, 2022

Declaration of results

June 28, 2022

Three Counseling sessions for Under Graduate Courses

Round 1 - July 1, 2022

Round 2 - July 4, 2022

Round 3 - July 6, 2022

Three Counseling sessions as for Post Graduate Courses

Round 1 - June 23, 2022

Round 2 - June 25, 2022

Round 3 - June 28, 2022

Start of Session

July 27, 2022 (As per PTU Academic Calendar)

NIIFT Entrance Exam Application Process

Candidates who wish to appear for the NIIFT 2022 entrance exams had to follow the below-mentioned application process.

Step 1: Registration

Candidates were required to apply online through website: https://applyadmission.net/NIIFTMOHALI2022/. Fill in essential details and submit.

Note: Entries in the application form shall be required to be filled only in English. 

Step 2: Fill the application form

Before starting to fill up the on-line application, keep ready with you the following details/documents/Information:
a) Valid Email ID (the email should be valid for at least 1 year)
b) Personal details
c) Educational qualification details
d) Image of scanned photograph in jpg/jpeg format and size should not exceed 50 KB and not less than 5KB
e) Image of scanned signature in jpg/jpeg format and size should not exceed 50 KB and not less than 5KB

Fill the details on the online application form and click Save. Since candidates' eligibility will be screened based on the information furnished by them, they are required to exercise sufficient care to correctly furnish the details of their qualification, etc. After that upload photographs and signature.

Note: In case candidate do not want to upload photograph & signature (Option: Do you want to upload photo/signature image(Y/N)? is available. Candidates selecting NO against this option, will be required to affix the photograph and signature on the Printout of Application Form and dispatch to AIMA, New Delhi.

Step 3: Pay the application fee

There are two options available for payment of application fee as given below: 1. Demand Draft 2. Debit / Credit Card

1. Payment through Demand Draft: Make demand draft of INR 1,750/- (for General Candidates) and INR 440/- (for SC/ST/PH Candidate) in favour of “NIIFT Mohali”, payable at Mohali for all the offered courses. The details of the Demand Draft are to be filled in the online application form. Candidates applying through Demand Draft are required to send the printout of the Application Form, duly completed in all respect, along with testimonials (copy of 10th marksheet, 12th result/result of qualifying examination), DOB birth certificate, certificate of reserved category or sub category (in the prescribed format duly signed by prescribed authorities), Certificate of Punjab Domicile/Residence certificate, (if applicable) and Demand Draft on the following address so as to reach on or before last date.

Manager (CMS)
All India Management Association
15, Link Road
Lajpat Nagar, Part – III
New Delhi - 110024

2. Payment through Debit/Credit Card: In case payment option selected is Debit/Credit Card and photographs and signatures uploaded, candidates are required to send the printout of the Application Form, duly completed in all respect, along with testimonials (copy of 10th marksheet, 12th result/result of qualifying examination), DOB birth certificate, certificate of reserved category or sub category (in the prescribed format duly signed by prescribed authorities), Certificate of Punjab Domicile/Residence certificate, (if applicable) to above mentioned address.

Step 4: Download the admit card

Download the admit card. The hall ticket contain the details of the centre/venue for the examination, etc. The admit card for written test will NOT be sent by post or email. Candidates are advised to regularly check AIMA website for updates. 

Step 5: Appear for NIIFT Exam

Candidates are required to appear for NIIFT exam. Candidates need to report at the allotted NIIFT test centre 45 minutes before the commencement of the design entrance exam. The design entrance test will be of three hours duration and will carry 100 marks. After appearing for the written entrance test, shortlisted candidates then need to appear for the situation test. “A situation test is a hands-on test to evaluate candidates’ innovative ability and material handling skills on a given situation with given set of material”, informs the official website.

Note: Situation test is to be given by only those candidates who are applying for UG design courses on offer at NIIFT.

NIIFT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for UG and PG courses offered by NIIFT are mentioned below:

For UG Courses: Candidates who fulfil any of the below-mentioned parameters are eligible to appear for NIIFT entrance exam for admission in UG design courses.

  • The +2 level examinations 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 or
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri- Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level 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.

Note: The official website informs, "85% seats will be reserved for the candidates from within the Punjab State and 15% will be open to candidates on All India basis."

For PG Courses: Candidates who fulfil any of the below-mentioned parameters are eligible to take admission in PG design courses.

For MSc Garment Manufacturing Technology and MSc Fashion Marketing & Management: BSc/ BTech/ BE or BCom/ BBA/ BCA/BA with any one of the following subjects: Economics/Statistics/ Management/ Marketing / Mathematics /Textiles/Fashion/ Accounts/ Computers /Home Science /any other related Diploma 

For MDes Fashion and Textiles: UG Degree of Fashion Design/Textile Design/ Knitwear Design/ Clothing & Textiles/Apparel and Furnishing/ Home Science or any other allied field’s course.

Note: The official website informs, "85% seats will be reserved for the candidates from within the Punjab State and 15% will be open to candidates on All India basis."

NIIFT Entrance Exam Admission Process

Candidates seeking admission to Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) have to follow the process as under:

Step 1: After qualifying written exam appear for interview

Candidates who qualify the written test will appear for the interview. The interview will either be conducted in online or offline mode. In the interview round, a candidate is evaluated on the following parameters:

  • General awareness
  • Design aptitude
  • Career orientation
  • Communication skills
  • Overall personality traits
  • Academic achievements
  • Co-curricular activities

Step 2: Check the result

Aspirants can check their NIIFT 2022 result on the official website of the design institute. To view their result for NIIFT admissions candidates needs to fill in their registration number on the official website.

Step 3: Appear for counseling

Candidates whose names appear in the final merit list declared by the college then need to attend the NIIFT counselling session conducted at NIIFT Mohali. The schedule of the counselling for final allotment of seats at NIIFT campuses will be displayed on the college website. There will be three round of counselling and the candidates will be given a stipulated time to pay the admission fee. After that Open Admission will be given for leftover seats (if any) on first come first serve basis.

Test Centres: NIIFT test centres are determined depending on the total number of applications received for admission from a particular region. Check the detailed list of NIIFT 2022 test centres.

NIIFT Syllabus 2022

Although NIIFT has not specified any syllabus for the written test, candidates can go through some selected topics to prepare for the exam. The questions from Quantitative Ability, English, Analytical Ability, Creative Ability and Communication Ability are generally asked in the NIIFT exam. As the MCQs and subjective questions both are asked in the exam based on the above mentioned topics candidates are advised to start their preparation in advance. Get detailed information about NIIFT 2022 syllabus and prepare for the exam accordingly. 

NIIFT Pattern 2022

NIIFT admissions in UG courses are done on the basis of a candidate’s NIIFT entrance exam score as well as performance in the situation test and personal interview round. There are a total of 101 questions [(100 objective questions and one subjective question (Creative Ability)] in the exam that candidates need to complete in a duration of three hours. Check the detailed pattern for NIIFT and marking scheme.

Section

Number of Questions

Marks

Quantitative Ability

25

25

Communication Ability

25

25

English Comprehension

25

25

Analytical Ability

25

25

Creative Ability

1

25

Total

101

125

NIIFT Admit Card 2022

NIIFT admit card will be available for download on the official website of the institute from the fourth week of June, 2022 onwards. The hall ticket is a mandatory document that a registered student must produce at the time of exam. The admit card would be issued to only those candidates who have duly filled and submitted their application form.

NIIFT Entrance Exam FAQs

Q. Which NIIFT campus offers postgraduate course?

A. The Mohali campus of the Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology offers PG courses like MSc Garment Manufacturing Technology, MSc Fashion Marketing and Management and MDes Fashion & Textiles.

Q. Is an interview conducted after the NIIFT exam?

A. Yes, only candidates who qualify the exam were called for the interview. 

Q. When the NIIFT exam will be held?

A. The NIIFT 2022 exam was held on June 21-22, 2022.

Q. What is the application fee for NIIFT exam?

A. The application fee for NIIFT was INR 1,750 for general candidates and INR 440 for SC/ST/PH candidates,

Q. How many times is the NIIFT conducted in a year?

A. NIIFT is a national level entrance exam conducted by the Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT). The design exam is conducted once a year. 

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for UG courses in NIIFT?

A. Candidates who fulfil any of the below-mentioned parameters are eligible to appear for NIIFT entrance exam for admission in UG design courses.
  • Cleared Class XII from any recognised central/ state board.
  • Appeared for General Certificate Education (GCE) exam (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at an advanced level.
  • Cleared any public school/ board/ university exam in India or abroad recognised by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Cleared Class XII exam (with a minimum of five subjects) conducted by National Open School.
  • Hold a 3 or 4-year diploma recognised by the State Board of Technical Education or AICTE.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for PG courses in NIIFT?

A. Candidates who fulfil any of the below-mentioned parameters are eligible to appear for NIIFT entrance exam for admission in PG design courses.
  • Hold a degree in BSc/ BTech/ BE
  • Hold a degree in BA/ BCom/ BBA/ BCA with any one of the mandatory subjects from – Mathematics/ Computers/ Fashion/ Accounts/ Economics/ Marketing/ Statistics/ Management / Textiles/ Home Science

Q. How many sections are there in the NIIFT?

A. NIIFT entrance exam pattern for UG design courses is such that the question paper is divided into five sections – Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, English Comprehension, Analytical Ability, and Creative Ability.

Q. I am still awaiting my bachelor’s results, can I apply for the PG course in NIIFT, Mohali?

A. Yes. Candidates awaiting their results can apply but the student needs to have all their mark sheets and should provide the certificate before the classes commence.

Q. From where can I download the NIIFT admit card?

A. The admit card was available on the official website of the institute. Candidates' could download the admit card by entering their log-in credentials.

Q. Is there an age limit to apply for the NIIFT?

A. No. The NIIFT authorities have not specified any age limit.

NIIFT Entrance Exam 2020 Contact Information

Address 1

NIIFT
Phase I, Opposite DIC
Industrial Area, Mohali

Address 2

NIIFT
Business Center Building, Phase-VIII
Ludhiana
Phone: 0161-2670216-223

Address 3

NIIFT
Adjacent Govt. Training Institute
Opposite Ambedkar Bhawan
Nakodar Road
Jalandhar
Phone: 0181-2472011

Phone Number

0172-5044994, 0172-5044995, 0172-5093623, 0172-5090669

Fax

0172-5044998

Email Address

niiftmohali@hotmail.com

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