NIIFT Counselling 2024: SEAT Allotment, Provisional Invitation Letter, Step-wise Process, Fees

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 counseling 2024 - The Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) conducted the third and FINAL round of NIIFT 2024 counseling on June 21, 2024.

The counseling processes for Round I and II were conducted on June 19 and June 20 respectively. 

Candidates participating in the counseling had to download the provisional invitation letter cum counseling letter from the admission portal.

To download the letter, use your application number, date of birth, and email ID. 

Candidates were shortlisted for counseling based on their NIIFT 2024 scores. Note that the NIIFT 2024 exam was held on June 2, 2024. 

As part of the NIIFT counseling process, candidates will need to register themselves first.

The NIIFT 2024 seat allotment will be conducted separately for 85% of seats for Punjab residents and 15% of seats for outside Punjab candidates. Counseling for both categories will be conducted simultaneously.

The NIIFT 2024 allotment of seats for the UG and PG programs will be based on the merit rank of the candidate in the NIIFT 2024 entrance exam.

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NIIFT Seat Matrix 2024

Given below are the UG and PG design courses on offer at NIIFT campuses along with the number of seats:

UG Design Programmes



Total Seats

BSc Fashion Design




B.Voc Fashion Design and Garment Technolgy




BSc Knitwear Design and Technology




BSc Textile Design




PG Design Programmes

MDes Fashion and Textiles




MSc Fashion Marketing & Management




Total Seats




Admission to the above seats will be based on the merit rank of the candidate in the NIIFT 2024 exam and the options selected at the time of counseling. Post allotment of seats, the candidate needs to pay the seat-acceptance fee to confirm the admission process.  

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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

Quick Facts Related to NIIFT Mohali Counselling

  • Candidates who are shortlisted for counseling have to attend the counseling session on the designed date and time. The counseling schedule for NIIFT 2024 has been released along with the official notification. However, detailed schedule will be released soon after the declaration of NIIFT 2024 results.
  • The candidate must come ready for the counseling session with educational and other prescribed documents such as Class 10th & 12th certificates, Degree of qualifying examination, Marksheets of the qualifying exam, 4 passport-size photographs, and any other essential documents.
  • Only such candidates who successfully complete the document verification process will be considered for seat allotment.
  • Candidates will be allotted seats based on NIIFT 2024 merit rank, participating institute selected, and availability of seats.
  • Upon the allotment of the seat, the candidate has to deposit the NIIFT admission fee through a bank demand draft. If the payment is not done within the given deadline, the allotment will be canceled, and the seat will be allocated to the candidate next in the order of merit.

NIIFT 2024 Fee Structure

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

Particulars Fees
Admission Processing fee
Rs.2000/-(one time- non refundable )
Tuition Fee
Rs.52000/- Per Sem
Library Fee
Rs.5000/- per annum
Insurance Fee
Rs.1,250/- per annum
Ex-Curricular Fee
Rs.2500/- per annum
College Dev. & Maintenance Fee
Rs.1000/- per annum
Institute Security
Rs.4000/- (one Time)fully refundable
Total Institute Fee Rs. 67750/-
Hostel Security
Rs.12500/- per semester
Hostel Fee
Rs.3000/- per semester
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 entrance exam within a few days of the conduct of the design entrance exam. The results will be released online at the admission portal of the institutes.

Also, results will be released for all candidates who appear in the exam.

To check their results, the candidate needs to log in to the result portal using their login credentials.

Such candidates who qualify in the NIIFT 2024 entrance exam will be eligible to appear in the NIIFT 2024 counseling and seat-allotment process.

NIIFT 2024 Counseling - FAQs

Q. When will the NIIFT 2024 counseling be conducted?

A. The counseling of NIIFT will be conducted after results of the entrance exam are declared. The counseling will be held in multiple rounds.

Q. Who can participate in NIIFT 2024 counseling?

A. To participate in NIIFT 2024 counseling, the candidate must have qualified in the NIIFT 2024 entrancee exam. The NIIFT exam was held on June 2, 2024.

Q. When can I apply for NIIFT 2024 exam?

A. The application form for NIIFT 2024 is currently open. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria for their program can apply.

Q. What are the various programs for which the NIIFT 2024 exam is conducted?

A. The NIIFT 2024 exam will be conducted for admission to the B.Des, B.Sc, M.Des, and MSc courses offered by the Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT). 

Q. What is the seat intake for the B.Sc Fashion Design program at the Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT)?

A. The Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) as an intake capacity of 150 seats for the B.Des in Fashion Design program. Both Mohali and Ludhinana has 60 seats each, while Jalandhar has 30 seats.

Q. What is the seat intake for the M.Sc. Garment Manufacturing Technology(GMT) at Mohali?

A. The Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) Mohali campus has an intake of 30 seats. Admission to these programs will be based on NIIFT 2023 merit rank.

Q. How many rounds will the NIIFT 2024 counseling have?

A. The NIIFT 2024 counseling process will be conducted in multiple rounds. Note that candidates who is not allotted a seat in the earlier rounds, will be considered in subsequent rounds.

Q. Will the NIIFT 2024 counseling conducted simultaneously for the Punjab-based and outside candidates?

A. Yes, the counseling for 85% of seats for Punjab residence and 15% of seats for outside the Punjab will be conducted at the same time.However, reserved category candidates will be considered in General Category first before being considered in respective category.

Q. What happens if reserved category seats remain vacant?

A. If there are avacnt seats left after the 2nd round of counseling, such seats will be converted to general category. These seats will be filled in the 3rd round of counseling.

Q. Are there reservation of seats in NIIFT 2024?

A. Yes, there is reservation of seats for specific categories in NIIFT 2024. For instance, 85% of seats will be reserved for Punjab domicile candidates. Outside Punjab candidates will be considered for remaining 15% seats.

Q. What is the tuition fee at the Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT)?

A. The per semester semester fee at the Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) is INR 52,000 (as per 2022). Note that for the new academic session, a revised fee may be released.

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