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NIFT Acceptance Rate 2024: Check Category-Wise NIFT Seat Acceptance Rate

NIFT Acceptance Rate 2024: Check Category-Wise NIFT Seat Acceptance Rate

Edited By Isha Jain | Updated on Jun 15, 2024 01:02 PM IST | #NIFT Entrance Exam

NIFT acceptance rate 2024 will be updated on this soon after the NIFT counselling is over. In the meantime, aspirants can check the NIFT acceptance rate for previous years. NIFT acceptance rate is determined on the basis of number of candidates registered for NIFT and total number of seats filled. In 2021-22, the total number of registered candidates was 20,242, while 3777 seats were filled. Accordingly. The NIFT acceptance rate in 2021-22 was 19%.

NIFT Acceptance Rate


Number of registered candidates

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Category-wise NIFT Seat Acceptance Rate

Based on the number of candidates registered for NIFT and total number of seats filled, aspirants can check the NIFT acceptance rate for previous years.

NIFT Acceptance Rate 2021

The NIFT acceptance rate for the year 2021 was 19%. A total of 4693 seats were offered for NIFT admission in UG & PG programs across 17 NIFT campuses. Over 20242 candidates registered for admission, out of which, only 3777 (Regular, State Domicile and NRI) candidates were offered seats based on their merit rank.

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NIFT Acceptance Rate 2020

In the year 2020, the total number of students registered for the NIFT entrance exam were 26,604, out of which only 3810 were offered seats. Accordingly, the NIFT acceptance rate in 2020 was 14%.

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State Domicile



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NIFT Seat Matrix 2024

The authorities have released the NIFT seat matrix 2024 at Total seats in NIFT 2024 for all courses are 5330.

NIFT Seat Matrix 2024 BDes


Open, SC, ST, OBC(NCL), GEN-EWS, PwD (Open, SC, ST, OBC (NCL)

State Domicile

NRI/Foreign National

G. Total

Fashion Design (FD)





Leather Design (LD)





Accessory Design (AD)





Textile Design (TD)





Knitwear Design (KD)





Fashion Communication (FC)





NIFT 2024 Seat Matrix BFTech


Open, SC, ST, OBC(NCL), GEN-EWS, PwD (Open, SC, ST, OBC (NCL)

State Domicile

NRI/Foreign National

G. Total

Apparel Production (AP)





NIFT Fees 2024

The National Institute of Fashion Technology has also released the NIFT fees 2024 for Bachelors and Masters. Total NIFT fees for B.Des is 13,42,400.

NIFT Fees Semester-Wise


NIFT Fees 2024

Semester 1

Rs. 1,83,200

Semester 2

Rs. 1,43,000

Semester 3

Rs. 1,69,800

Semester 4

Rs. 1,50,000

Semester 5

Rs. 1,78,700

Semester 6

Rs. 1,58,000

Semester 7

Rs. 1,93,700

Semester 8

Rs. 1,66,000

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. Can I get admission in NIFT without entrance exam?

No, admission to NIFT is done only through the entrance exam. 

2. What is NIFT acceptance rate 2024?

NIFT 2024 acceptance rate is not released yet. 

3. How many seats are there in NIFT?

Total seats in NIFT 2024 for all courses are 5330.

4. Who conducts the NIFT entrance exam?

NIFT is conducted by the National Testing Agency.


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Questions related to NIFT Entrance Exam

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Hello aspirant,

The nationwide Institute of Fashion Technology offers a nationwide entrance exam called NIFT for admission to its fashion design programmes.

Every course has specific requirements that must be met in order to apply. For NIFT, there is no minimum age requirement, however it is evident that passing the 10+2 exam is a requirement in order to be admitted to any undergraduate programme in fashion design.

You cannot be admitted because you are in class eleven. However, you can apply to NIFT for experience and practice, and if your application is accepted, you can take the entrance exam. If you pass, however, be aware that you will not be able to retain your results for admission.

Thank you

Hope this information helps you.

Dear Aspirant,

Yes! If you want to pursue your under graduation from nift after 12th or even if you are appearing for12th exam then you are eligible to apply for the exam. There are several courses offered by nift which includes undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.

Age (Undergraduate degree programmes) -

  • General - the maximum age should be less than 24 years as on 1st august in the year of examination
  • Reserved category - 5 years relaxation

Hope this information helps :)

Dear aspirant

NIFT 2023 ELIGIBILITY - B.DES admission

1. Aspiring students must have completed a 10+2 board exam from 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,

2. Any Board/Public School/University Examination conducted in India or abroad which is equivalent to the 10+2 system and is accorded by the Association of Indian Universities or,

3. If candidates complete the General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Sri Lanka/ Cambridge/) at the Advanced (A) level/International Baccalaureate (IB) then, they are eligible to apply or,

4. Students will also be eligible if they have passed the 10+2 examination conducted by the National Open School with at least five subjects or,

5. Diploma of 3 or 4 years which is recognized by AICTE or State Board of Technical Education.

Age limit - Candidates must be of 23 years of age as of August 1, 2022. However, candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Person With Disability (PHP) get a relaxation of 5 years

Eligibility for B.F.Tech admission

1. Students must pass the Class 12 exam in the 10+2 pattern of examination with Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects from 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,

2. Any Public School/Board/University Exam in India or in foreign countries which is equivalent to a 10+2 system with Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics as a mandatory subjects. It must be recognized by the Association of Indian Universities or,

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

4. Diploma of 3 or 4 years in any programme of engineering which is recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education or,

5. A passing grade in the Higher Secondary Education Examination held by the National Open School with at least five subjects - Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Age limit is same as B.des

You can check other details about eligibility criteria for NIFT from link below

Hope this was informative for you

Best regards!!


For BVoc courses in interior design, separate entrance exams are conducted by the concerned colleges. By giving NIFT you can only get admission in BDes and MDes courses in NIFTs and some other participating institutes.


In 2022 NIFT Entrance Examination was conducted in 32 cities. The candidates have to select the preference of the examination cities while filling the application form. Based on the availability, preferences of the examination cities you will be allotted an examination center. You have to appear for NIFT Entrance Examination in the allotted examination center as per the given schedule. You can select any city where examination is conducted while filling your preferences, make sure that you select the cities such that you can commute on the day of examination easily. Next year the list of examination cities may increase or decrease, the cities may vary.

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