NIIFT Exam 2024: Seat Allotment (Download Here), Seat Matrix, Admission Process

Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Exam 2024 ( NIIFT Entrance Exam )

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Updated on Jul 9, 2024 11:10 IST

NIIFT 2024 - The Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) conducted the NIIFT 2024 counseling from June 19-21, 2024.

The counseling process was conducted in THREE rounds. The counseling for Round I, II, and III was conducted on June 19, June 20, and June 21, respectively.

Such candidates who had qualified in the NIIFT 2024 exam were eligible to participate in the counseling process. 

The NIIFT 2024 written exam was conducted on June 2, 2024. 

The exam will include a Creative Aptitude in Fashion Test (CAFT).

The NIIFT 2024 question paper for the UG design courses will include questions from five sections – Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, English Comprehension, Analytical Ability, and Creative Ability. A total of 101 questions (100 objective questions and one subjective question ) will be asked that candidates have to attempt in three hours.

The NIIT 2024 application form was open from January 15 to May 27, 2024.  

As part of the application process, the candidate had to get registered, fill in all academic, personal, and contact details, upload documents, and pay the application fee.

Candidates who complete the application process will be issued admit cards and can sit in the NIIFT 2024 entrance exam.

Latest Updates:

Q:   Which campus offers postgraduate course through NIIFT entrance exam?

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.

The candidate can select the campus at the time of counseling and seat-allotment. Note that campus allotment will be on the basis of merit. 

 

Q:   Is an interview conducted after the NIIFT entrance exam?

A:

Yes, only candidates who qualify the exam were called for the interview. The Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology will conduct the exam in the form of a Creative Aptitude in Fashion Test (CAFT).

It is mandatory for the candidate to appear in all the stages of the NIIFT entrance exam. If the candidate fails to do so, he or she will be disqualfied.

 

Q:   When will the NIIFT entrance exam be held?

A:

The NIIFT 2024 exam will be conducted on June 2, 2024. The online application form is also currently open and may be filled by candidates following the link given on this page.

Information like the name and address of the exam centre and roll number will be mentioned in the admit card. On exam day, reach the exam venue as per the reporting time given in the admit card.

 

What is NIIFT Entrance Exam?

Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) conducts the NIIFT entrance exam to shortlist candidates for admission to the undergraduate and postgraduate design courses offered at its three centres in India – Mohali, Ludhiana, and Jalandhar.

The design courses offered at the three campuses and program-wise seat intake 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.

Latest Update:

Q:   What is the application fee for NIIFT entrance exam?

A:

The application fee for NIIFT was INR 1,750 for general candidates and INR 440 for SC/ST/PH candidates. The application fee has to be paid at the time of filling out the application form. Note that if the application fee is not paid, then the application form will be deemed incomplete.

 

Q:   How many times is the NIIFT entrance exam 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. The candidate needs to appear in the exam as per the schedule released by the institute.

Note that application forms for the exam will be accepted in online mode.

 

Q:   What is the NIIFT entrance exam eligibility criteria for UG courses?

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.
 

NIIFT 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of NIIFT Entrance Exam 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

26 Jun '24 -

27 Jun '24

NIIFT 2024 Situation Test and Interview

20 Jun '24 -

21 Jun '24

NIIFT 2024 Counseling

15 Jun '24

NIIFT 2024 Result

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) and 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 Entrance Exam Application Process

Candidates who wish to appear for the NIIFT 2024 entrance exams have to follow the below-mentioned application process.

Step 1: Registration

Eligible candidates have to fill in the application form before the last date.

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

Step 2: Fill out the application form

Before proceeding to fill up the application form, keep the following items ready:
a) Valid Email ID
c) Educational qualification details
d) Scanned photograph in jpg/jpeg format and size should not exceed 50 KB and not less than 5KB
e) Scanned signature in jpg/jpeg format and size should not exceed 50 KB and not less than 5KB

Fill in 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 signatures.

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 the 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 will contain the details of the centre/venue for the examination, etc. The admit card for the 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 the 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 a given set of material”, informs the official website.

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

NIIFT 2023 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 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 the Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) have to follow the process as under:

Step 1: After qualifying written exam appear for an 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 2024 results 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 2024 test centres.

NIIFT Syllabus 2024

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 2023 syllabus and prepare for the exam accordingly. 

NIIFT Pattern 2024

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 2024

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

On exam day, the candidate must bring with them the admit card and a valid photo ID proof.

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NIIFT 2024 Fee Structure

The fee structure for the design programs offered at the Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology is given in the table below.

Particulars Fees
Admission Processing fee
INR.2000/-(one time- non refundable )
Tuition Fee
INR.52000/- Per Sem
Library Fee
INR.5000/- per annum
Insurance Fee
INR.1,250/- per annum
Ex-Curricular Fee
INR.2500/- per annum
College Dev. & Maintenance Fee
INR.1000/- per annum
Institute Security
INR.4000/- (one Time)fully refundable
Total Institute Fee Rs. 67750/-
Hostel Security
Rs.12500/- per semester
Hostel Fee
Rs.3000/- per semester
Electricity
Rs.19500/- Per semester
Total Hostel Fee
Rs.19500/- Per semester
Fee payable to University directly by students
Student Related Fee PTU
1150/- per annum for new admission and Rs.550 per annum for old students * to be paid directly by students to PTU after joining
Examination fee
Rs.1000/- per semester * to be paid directly by students to PTU after joining
Documentation fee
Rs.500/- one time for final semester students

NIIFT Result 2024

The Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) will declare the results of the NIIFT 2024 exam within a few weeks after the conduct of the entrance exam. The result would be announced online at the admission portal of the institute - niiftindia.com.

To check their results, the candidate will have to log in to the result portal using one's candidate credentials. 

Candidates who qualify in the NIIFT 2024 exam will be eligible to participate in the counseling and seat allotment.

NIIFT Entrance Exam 2024 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

NIIFT Entrance Exam FAQs

Here are few FAQs related to the NIIFT 2024 entrance exam. Read on.

Q:   What is the NIIFT entrance exam eligibility criteria for PG courses?

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 entrance exam?

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.

The candidate has to prepare for all the sections to get a good score in the NIIFT exam.

 

Q:   I am awaiting my Bachelor results, can I apply for the PG course in Mohali campus through NIIFT entrance exam?

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.

The candidate can select their programme of study at the time of filling out the application form. The allotment of seats will be based on merit of NIIFT 2024 entrance exam.

 

Q:   From where can I download the NIIFT entrance exam 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.

Admit cards will be issued to all candidates who successfully complete the application process. On exam day, you need to bring the admit card and a valid photo ID proof.

 

Q:   Is there an age limit to apply for the NIIFT entrance exam?

A:

No. The NIIFT authorities have not specified any age limit. However, make sure that you go through the academic and other requirements. Note that unless the candidate meets the prescribed criteria, he or she will not be considered for admission to the design courses offered by the institute.

 

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