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National Institute of Fashion Technology, NIFT Entrance Exam 2020, NIFT 2020

About NIFT:

National Institute of Fashion Technology
NIFT Campus, Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park
New Delhi-110016
Telephone No: 011- 26542000
Fax No: 011-26535890
Website: www.nift.ac.in E-mail: director.delhi@nift.ac.in

The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) was established in 1986. It is a premier institute of fashion studies and has campuses all throughout the major cities of the country such as Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Gandhinagar, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Patna, Rae Bareli, Kolkata and Shillong. Many prominent names from the fashion industry are part of the large alumni base of NIFT. It offers a wide range of graduate and post-graduate courses in fashion design, management and technology. NIFT exams are conducted in the formats of General Aptitude Test (GAT) and Creative Aptitude Test (CAT). The courses offered by the institute on the basis of performance in these tests are:

Courses:

·         Bachelor of Design (BDes) [Accessory Design, Knitwear Design, Fashion Communication, Leather Design, Fashion Design, Textile Design] Duration: 4 Years

·         Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFTech) (Apparel Production) Duration: 4 Years

·         Master of Design (MDes) Duration: 2 Years

·         Master of Fashion Management (MFM) Duration: 2 Years

·         Master of Fashion Technology (MFTech) Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility:

For B.Des, B.FTech:

Who can apply?

Any candidate who fulfils the prescribed age and educational qualification criteria for the concerned programme can apply.

1. Qualifying Age: Maximum age should be 23 years as on 1st October, 2019. The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for candidates of Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/ Person with Disability (PWD) categories

2 A. Educational qualification for Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Programmes (Fashion Design / Leather Design / Accessory Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication)

      The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education / State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi.

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.

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

      General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB).

2 B. Educational qualification for Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) (B.FTech) Programme

      The +2 level examination 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 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

or

      3 or 4-years diploma in any branch of Engineering recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education

or

      A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

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 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

or

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

For M.Des, M.F.M and M.FTech:

Who can apply?

Any candidate who fulfils the prescribed educational qualification criteria for the concerned Master’s programme can apply.

1.Qualifying Age: No age limit

2. A Educational Qualification for Master’s Programme in Design- M.Des (Master of Design)

      Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India

or

      Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.

Note: Master of Design (M.Des.) is an advanced course that demands an understanding of fundamentals in design and presupposes that candidates would be familiar with the basic skills and theories for successful completion of the programme. The course would not provide any basic knowledge and skill development in design as a part of its Master’s programme.

2. B Educational Qualification for Master’s Programme in Fashion Management- M.F.M (Master of Fashion Management)

      Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India.

or

      Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.

2. C Educational Qualification for Master’s Programme in Fashion Technology- M.FTech (Master of Fashion Technology)

      B.FTech. from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)

or

      B.E / B.Tech. from any Institute / University recognized by law in India.

IMPORTANT NOTE

1.    Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply provided:

(a) That they produce a proof of having acquired the minimum prescribed qualifications at the time of counselling/ admission.

or

(b) If the 12th class/final year/final semester (as the case may be) result of qualifying degree/certificate examination is not declared by the concerned Board/ University till the date of counselling/ admission, his/her admission in such case will be strictly provisional subject to the following conditions:

(i) Affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper of Rs.10/- in the prescribed Proforma (Annexure–I) is submitted. In case the candidate is minor i.e. below 18 years of age, the affidavit shall be signed by his/ her parent/guardian. Candidates/parent/guardians may note that submission of false affidavit is a punishable offence; (ii) Those candidates who are seeking provisional admission due to non declaration of their final year/final semester/12th class (refer Annexure -I) will provide proof of having passed all papers in all the previous years /semesters of qualifying degree examination (whichever relevant).

(iii) The candidates will also bring the date sheet /admit card/ Principal’s certificate as proof of having appeared in the qualifying exam.

(iv) The candidate will submit the final result of qualifying degree/certificate providing his/her eligibility on or before 30th September, 2020 to their Campus Director/Jt. Director where the admission has been granted.

(v) In case the candidate fails to submit his/her final result of qualifying degree in the manner prescribed above to prove his/her eligibility on or before 30th September, 2020, whatsoever the reason may be his/her admission will be treated as null and void (cancelled) and entire fee will be forfeited. Any exception will be as per the decision of DG-NIFT, on a case to case basis.

(vi) The Campus Director / Nodal officer will be responsible to ensure that the eligibility of all students meet prescribed qualification for admission especially in the case of provisional admission. The provisional admission will automatically stand cancelled, if the candidate fails to submit the successful result in time i.e. 30th September, 2020.

(vii) In the case of candidates who have appeared for Supplementary examination(s) in the final semester/ final year of graduation and the result of the same is not declared by the time of counselling/ admission, such candidates will be considered for admission as per the provisions of para 1 (b) above, for the academic session 2020-21.

(viii) In the case of candidates who have appeared for compartment examination(s) in the 12th standard, such candidates will be considered only for provisional admission. He/she will have to clear the compartment examination UNDER THE SAME BOARD, failing which the provisional admission will stand automatically cancelled and entire fee will be forfeited.

2.    Any candidate who has not appeared for the qualifying exam before the date of counselling/ admission to NIFT, will not be eligible.

3.    It is further clarified that provisional admission will be considered only in such cases where the result of Final year/semester of the qualifying degree has not been declared by the concerned Board/ University in its totality. In case the result has been declared by the concerned Board/ University but it has not been declared in a specific case, for any reason, such cases will NOT be considered under provisional admission category.

THE EXAMINATION PROCESS (for all programmes)

All eligible candidates would have to go through an examination process. The process for each programme is separately listed below:

      B.Des: For candidates to the UG Design programmes, the selection process comprises a written examination comprising of a Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT), followed by a Situation Test to be undertaken by shortlisted candidates of the written examination.

      B.FTech: For candidates to the UG Fashion Technology programme, the selection process comprises a written examination comprising of a General Ability Test (GAT).

      M.Des: For candidates to the PG Design programme, the selection process comprises a written examination comprising of a Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT) followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD/PI) for shortlisted candidates of the written examination.

      M.F.M.: For the M.F.M programme, the selection process comprises of Written test comprising of a General Ability Test (GAT) followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD/PI) for shortlisted candidates of the written examination.

      M.FTech: For the M.F.Tech programme, the selection process comprises of Written test comprising of a General Ability Test (GAT) followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD/PI) for shortlisted candidates of the written examination.

The objective type tests are subject to negative marking. The negative marking will apply at the rate of 0.25 each wrong answer.

LIST OF EXAMINATION CENTRES: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur (Kerala), Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Surat, Udaipur, Vadodara, Vishakhapatnam, Shillong, Srinagar(J&K)

How to Apply:

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM (for all candidates other than the foreign national/SAARC/NRI/OCI category)

Candidates can apply online at www.nift.ac.in or https://admission.net/nift2020. Guidelines for applying online may be referred for the purpose. The prospectus is available at NIFT free of cost. The application fee has to be paid through online payment gateway or through Bank Demand Draft issued in favour of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi.

      Non-Refundable Fee for General/OBC (Non-Creamy)/GEN-EWS Category: Rs.2000/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft.

      Non-Refundable Fee for SC/ ST/ PWD Category: Rs.1000/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft. Mode of Payment of application fee: Credit Cards/Debit Cards and Demand Draft

(A) Credit Cards /Debit Cards

Payments of application fee (Rs.2000/- or Rs.1000/-) can be made through credit cards/debit cards as explained above. The bank and/or transaction charges on the application fee will be borne by the candidate. Candidates are advised to apply on time.

(B) Demand Draft

Payment of application fee (Rs 2000/-in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy)/ GEN-EWS candidates and Rs 1000/- in case of SC/ST/PWD- candidates) can be made through Bank Demand Draft as explained above. The Demand Draft should be issued in favour of “NIFT HO”, payable at New Delhi. The details of the Demand Draft are to be filled in the online application form.

Candidates are advised to check the following details carefully before sending the Demand Draft

      DD made in favour of “NIFT HO”,

      Amount of Demand Draft as applicable i.e. Rs 2000/- in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy)/ GEN-EWS candidates and Rs.1000/- in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates

      Name, Date, Amount & Signature of the issuing authority on the Demand Draft.

Candidates applying through Demand Draft are required to send the printout of the Application Form, duly completed in all respects, along with Demand Draft on the following address:

The Project Manager – CMS

All India Management Association (AIMA)

15 Link Road, Lajpat Nagar – Part 3, New Delhi -110024

The duly filled form should reach the above address on time. Incomplete forms or forms received late will not be

accepted. The Institute does not take any responsibility for delay or loss of forms or correspondence in postal transit or by courier. Candidates are advised to keep the copy of printout and Demand Draft for future reference.

Candidates are advised to keep a print out/photocopy of Application Form for further reference along with proof of

payment.

Important Dates:

Online Registration: 23rd October, 2019

Last date for Online Registration: 31st December, 2019

Written Entrance Examination for all UG & PG Programmes: 19th January, 2020

Result of Written Entrance Examination: February/March, 2020

Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000/- (in addition to the applicable application fee) through Credit/Debit Card only. In case of Demand Draft, the print out of the application alongwith DD should reach the given address before 03rd January, 2020: 4th January, 2020

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