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National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Exam 2023 ( NIFT Entrance Exam )

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Updated on Sep 13, 2022 15:52 IST

NIFT cutoff 2022 - The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) will release the admission cutoffs for the participating institutes anytime now. The cutoff would be released separately for the BDes, BFTech, MDes, M.FTech, and MFM courses and indicate the minimum rank or score one needs to secure for admission.

The NIFT 2022 cut-off would depend on factors like seat intake, the number of applicants, the NIFT 2022 merit rank of the candidate, and the popularity (or rank) of the participating institute.

The NIFT 2023 has 17 participating institutes offering a combined intake of 5,023 seats. 

NIFT counseling 2022 has concluded. 

NIFT Cutoff & Related Dates 2022

Candidates can check important NIFT cutoff and related dates below:

Events Dates
NIFT entrance exam 06-Feb-2022
NIFT result for written test

09-March-2022

Situation Test for BDes 

02-April-2022 to 05-Feb-2022

Final BFTech result

17-May-2022

NIFT Counselling

Closed

NIFT cutoff for PwD candidates To be notified
NIFT cutoff for non-Pwd candidates - Round I To be notified
NIFT cutoff for non-Pwd candidates - Round II To be notified
NIFT cutoff for non-Pwd candidates - Round III To be notified
NIFT cutoff for non-Pwd candidates - Round IV To be notified
NIFT cutoff for non-Pwd candidates - Round V  To be notified
Useful Resources

NIFT Placement Report 
How to prepare for NIFT 2023 Creative Ability Test (CAT)

Best Books for NIFT 2023 - Subject-wise books recommended by Toppers

What is NIFT Cutoff?

NIFT 2022 cutoff is the minimum marks that a candidate needs to obtain in order to secure admission in the course and college of his/ her choice. NIFT cutoff is released category-wise for each course offered at different NIFT campuses.

As part of NIFT cutoff, the design school also releases the last merit rank that is offered admission in different design courses offered at each NIFT campus.

Also Read: Fee Structure for UG and PG Design Courses in NIFTs

Factors Determining NIFT Cutoff 2022

The cutoffs for a participating institute would depend on the following factors:

  • The number of candidates participating in the counselling process
  • The NIFT 2022 merit rank of applicants
  • The seat intake for the program opted for admission 
  • The category under which admission is sought
  • The ranking or popularity of the participating institute (a higher ranked institute will receive more applications and more higher-ranked candidates, which will push up the cut-off).  

NIFT College Predictor prepared by Shiksha.com helps students to predict the college in which they can get admission on the basis of their expected exam score.

NIFT Exam College Predictor

How to Check NIFT Cutoff 2022?

NIFT closing ranking or cutoff is released at the time of counselling for admissions. NIFT cutoffs are released in online mode. Candidates can view NIFT cutoffs 2022 by following the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website of NIFT

Step 2: Click on ‘Admission’ tab

Step 3: Click on link cutoff link

Step 4: View NIFT cutoff 2022 in PFD format

Step 5: Download and print NIFT 2022 cutoff

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NIFT Cutoff 2021

Candidates can also check NIFT cutoff 2021 for round 2 for their respective courses below:

Programme

Common Merit Rank (CMR)

No. of Candidates

From

To

BDes

51

317

80

BDes

319

619

90

BDes

620

825

90

BDes

828

1098

90

BDes

1104

1328

80

BDes

1331

1605

90

BDes

1612

1874

90

BDes

1882

2127

90

BDes

2128

2440

80

BDes

2443

2741

90

BDes

2747

3132

90

BDes

3133

3628

90

BDes

3629

4100

80

BDes

4110

4714

90

BDes

4715

5443

90

BDes

5448

6739

90

BDes

6744

8150

100

BDes

8161

9875

100

BDes

9883

11605

100

BDes

11658

14378

86

MFTech

88

100

3

MDes

24

525

91

BFTech - Apparel Production

11

275

40

BFTech - Apparel Production

276

929

89

MFM

24

352

80

MFM

353

814

90

MFM

816

1310

81

Also, check NIFT cutoff for round 1 below:

Programme

NIFT Common Merit Rank (CMR)

From

To

Bachelor of Design

1

79

80

185

186

315

317

399

400

516

517

644

645

736

737

858

859

1002

1005

1110

 

1225

1228

1400

1401

1501

1502

1617

1624

1783

1786

1898

1899

2036

2038

2195

2197

2332

2334

2483

2484

2668

2669

2831

2834

3011

3012

3201

3202

3404

3405

3599

3607

3831

3836

4057

4061

4288

Bachelor of Design

4290

4527

4528

4782

4785

5046

5047

5378

5379

5838

5841

6362

6371

6971

6973

7574

7594

8150

8208

8896

8897

9841

9851

10622

10623

11500

11501

12401

12411

14378

Master of Fashion Technology

2

114

Bachelor of Fashion Technology

1

103

104

235

236

389

391

541

543

722

723

945

Master of Fashion Management

1

74

75

182

184

294

296

422

423

559

562

776

778

928

933

1090

1091

1308

Master of Design

1

103

104

256

257

390

391

531

Also Read:

NIFT MFTech CutOffs Analysis for Past 3 years

NIFT BDes Cutoffs Analysis for Past 3 years

NIFT BFTech Cutoff Analysis for Past 3 years

NIFT MDes Cutoff Analysis for Past 3 years

NIFT MFM Cutoff Analysis for Past 3 years

NIFT seats for admissions 2022

NIFT Admission Process 2022

Candidates can go through the complete NIFT 2022 admission process as well as weightage allocated to each shortlisting criteria below.

NIFT Courses

NIFT Admission Criteria 2022

Weightage

Bachelor of Design (BDes)


 

CAT

50%

GAT

30%

Situation Test

20%

Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFTech)

GAT

100%

Master of Design (MDes)

CAT

40%

GAT

30%

Online Interview

30%

Master of Fashion Technology (MFTech)

GAT

70%

Online Interview

30%

Master of Fashion Management (MFM)

GAT

70%

Online Interview

30%

Previous Years' NIFT Cutoffs (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)

Check out the course-wise NIFT Entrance Exam cutoffs for the last five years (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016) for admission in different Design programmes offered at NIFT campuses below:

NIFT Cutoff 2020

Aspirants can go through the list of NIFT campuses and their respective cutoffs for admissions 2020 by clicking the links below:

NIFT Colleges Cutoff 2020 PDFs Cutoff Details & Analysis
NIFT Bengaluru Click here Click here for NIFT Bengaluru cutoff
NIFT Bhopal Click here Click here for NIFT Bhopal cutoff
NIFT Chennai Click here Click here for NIFT Chennai cutoff
NIFT Gandhinagar Click here Click here for NIFT Gandhinagar cutoff
NIFT Hyderabad Click here Click here for NIFT Hyderabad cutoff
NIFT Kannur Click here Click here for NIFT Kannur cutoff
NIFT Kolkata Click here Click here for NIFT Kolkata cutoff
NIFT Mumbai Click here Click here for NIFT Mumbai cutoff
NIFT New Delhi Click here Click here for NIFT Delhi cutoff
NIFT Patna Click here Click here for NIFT Patna cutoff
NIFT Raebareli Click here Click here for NIFT Raebareli cutoff
NIFT Shillong Click here Click here for NIFT Shillong cutoff
NIFT Kangra Click here Click here for NIFT Kangra cutoff
NIFT Jodhpur Click here

Click here for NIFT Jodhpur cutoff

NIFT Bhubaneswar Click here Click here for NIFT Bhubaneswar cutoff
NIFT Srinagar Click here Click here for NIFT Srinagar cutoff
NIFT Panchkula Click here Click here for NIFT Panchcula cutoff

NIFT Cutoff 2019

NIFT cutoff is released category-wise as well as course-wise. Candidates can go through the last rank admitted in various courses offered through NIFT entrance exam by clicking the link mentioned below. NIFT cutoff is released after counselling for admissions is conducted.

Name of Course

NIFT 2019 Cutoff Link

BDes Accessory Design

Click here

BDes Fashion Design

Click here

BDes Leather Design

Click here

BDes Textile Design

Click here

BDes Fashion Communication

Click here

BFTech

Click here

MDes

Click here

MFM

Click here

MFTech

Click here

NIFT Cutoff 2018

Mentioned below is the course-wise cutoffs for NIFT admissions 2018 in all the campuses.

Name of Course

NIFT 2018 Cutoff Link

BDes Accessory Design

Click here

BDes Fashion Design

Click here

BDes Leather Design

Click here

BDes Textile Design

Click here

BDes Fashion Communication

Click here

BFTech

Click here

MDes

Click here

MFM

Click here

MFTech

Click here

NIFT Cutoff 2017

NIFT cutoffs for admissions 2017 were released for BDes, BFTech, MDes, MFM and MFTech courses offered at NIFT campuses.

Click the link for NIFT Cutoff 2017 to view the category-wise and course-wise cutoffs for all courses offered through NIFT entrance exam.

NIFT Cutoff 2016

Mentioned below is the last Common Merit Rank (CMR) at which candidates were offered admission in the 2016-2017 academic session in BDes as well as BFTech course at the corresponding NIFT campus. The official NIFT website informs that the below mentioned “chart is only an indicative tabulation as the final allotment of campuses as per Common Merit Rank (CMR) may vary from year to year depending on a candidate’s preference. The domicile category seats are available in campuses located at Kannur, Patna, Kangra, Jodhpur and Bhubaneswar”.

Name of Course

NIFT 2016 Cutoff Link

BDes Accessory Design

Click here

BDes Fashion Design

Click here

BDes Leather Design

Click here

BDes Textile Design

Click here

BDes Fashion Communication

Click here

BFTech

Click here

MDes

Click here

MFM

Click here

MFTech

Click here

NRI/Ward of NRI are also offered admission in BFTech Course. Mentioned in the table below is the last rank which was offered admission in BFTech course in NIFT admissions 2016-2017.

NIFT Campus

Seats Available for NRI/ Ward of NRI

NIFT Bengaluru

147

NIFT Chennai

219

NIFT Kolkata

155

NIFT Mumbai

703

NIFT New Delhi

570

Important FAQs on NIFT Cutoff

Q. What is NIFT cutoff?

A. NIFT cutoff for a participating NIFT is the last rank for which admission is offered in for a paticular program and category. This means, if a candidate fails to score a rank equal to or higher than the cutoff rank, they they don't get admission.   Typically, a higher ranked institute will invite:
  1. More applications
  2. More higher ranked candidates
This in turn pushes up the cutoff in higher ranked (or popular) institutes. Likewise, a lower-ranked institute will receive comparatively fewer number of applications, and mostly from lower-ranked candidates. This means, cut-off in these institutes are lower making it much easier to get admission.

Q. When will NIFT cutoff be released?

A. NIFT cutoffs 2022 will be released sometime in the last week of July or 1st half of August. The cutoff would be released institute-wise separately for the undergrdate and postgraduate offered by them.  

Q. How can I check NIFT cutoff 2022?

A. Candidates can check NIFT cutoff 2022 online on the official website of National Institute of Fashion Technology. NIFT cutoff is released as a PDF file.

Q. How many seats are available for admission through NIFT entrance exam 2022?

A. A total of 5023 seats are available for admission in design courses offered at different campuses through NIFT entrance exam 2022. The category-wise break down of seats is given below:
  • All-India seats - 4,188
  • State domicile seats - 377
  • NRI seats - 458
The program-wise seat intake is:
  • B.Des - 2714 seats
  • B.F.Tech - 508 seats
  • Masters course (M.Des, M.F.Tech, MFM) - 966 seats.
   

Q. What is a good score in NIFT 2022?

A. The cutoff depends on variables like: seat matrix, category of the candidate, total applications, category, Common Merit Rank (CMR) of the candidate in NIFT 2022, and the popularity (or ranking) of the institute. The cutoffs for the various programs is given in this artilcle.         

Q. How many students are selected for NIFT admissions?

A. The number of students selected for NIFT admissions depend on the total seats on offer. This year, total 5023 students will be selected for admission through NIFT entrance exam 2022.

Q. What factors are taken into consideration while determining the NIFT cutoff?

A. Several factors are taken into consideration while determining the NIFT cutoff such as:
  • Number of students appeared for the exam
  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Number of students qualified
  • Total seats on offer

Q. Are NIFT cutoffs same for every student?

A. No, NIFT cutoff varies as per the course and category of a student. 

Q. When will NIFT counselling commence?

A. NIFT counselling 2022 is currently in progress. The registration, choice filling, and locking was conducted from May 25-June 4, 2022.

Q. What happens in NIFT counselling?

A. All candidates who clear the exam and meet NIFT cutoff are then provided admission in their preferred course offered at different NIFT campuses based on merit. 

Q. What is the fee for NIFT admissions?

A. The fee for NIFT admissions varies for UG and PG courses. 

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27 Institutes accepting NIFT Entrance Exam

B.Des. in Fashion Communication
  • 3.9

    Placements

    3.3

    Infrastructure

    4.3

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    3.7

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.3

    Value for Money

    3.7
    (3)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 11.74 Lakh
  • |
  • 4 years
  • |
  • Full Time
Master of Fashion Management (MFM)
  • 4.3

    Placements

    4.0

    Infrastructure

    4.5

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.5

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.5

    Value for Money

    4.0
    (2)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 6.21 Lakh
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  • 2 years
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  • Full Time
B.Des. in Fashion Design
  • 4.4

    Placements

    4.0

    Infrastructure

    4.6

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.6

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.6

    Value for Money

    4.4
    (5)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 12.78 Lakh
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  • 4 years
  • |
  • Full Time
B.Des. in Fashion Design (Lateral Entry)
  • Total Fees: ₹ 6.07 Lakh
  • |
  • 3 years
  • |
  • Full Time

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