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The result of NIFT 2018 Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT) has been announced on March 22. The entrance exam for admissions to a total of 2,370 seats across Bachelor of Design (B.Des) and Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) programmes was held on January 21. If you are among those 23,000 design aspirants, who appeared for the test, and are anxious about knowing which programme and campus you will be getting on the basis of your rank, then go through this article wherein Careers360 has analysed the last year’s (2017) data of General category. From this, you can have a fair idea about the top NIFT campuses and programmes, along with your chances of getting admission.  

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Top 10 NIFT Campuses

Based on the data of last merit rank (of General category) admitted in 2017, the most sought-after campuses among toppers were New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Gandhinagar. Check below the list of top ten campuses along with the closing rank and respective programme.

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S.No.

Campus

Programme

Closing Rank

 1

NIFT New Delhi

Leather Design

675

 2

NIFT Mumbai

Knitwear Design

464

 3

NIFT Bengaluru

Knitwear Design

706

 4

NIFT Hyderabad

Knitwear Design

921

 5

NIFT Gandhinagar

Accessory Design

751

 6

NIFT Kolkata

Leather Design

1394

 7

NIFT Chennai

Leather Design

1734

 8

NIFT Jodhpur

Fashion Communication

2269

 9

NIFT Kangra

Fashion Design

4384

 10

NIFT Bhubaneswar

Accessory Design

1988

Top Programmes across NIFTs

B.F.Tech in Apparel Production was the most preferred programme across all campuses in 2017. The least chosen discipline was B.Des. in Leather Design. Have a look at the closing ranks across all the offered programmes, and the campus at which it was offered.

S.No.

Programme

Closing Rank

Campus

1.

Apparel Production

861

NIFT Kangra

2.

Fashion Design

6991

NIFT Shillong

3.

Fashion Communication

2843

NIFT Kangra

4.

Accessory Design

6974

NIFT Shillong

5.

Textile Design

2227

NIFT Kangra

6.

Knitwear Design

2211

NIFT Kannur

7.

Leather Design

2762

NIFT Raebareli

Top Campuses for Top 5 Programmes

All the Apparel Design seats were filled first as soon as the counselling procedure for admissions started. The New Delhi campus was in the highest demand for this course. Check below the closing rank of top programmes at the respective top campus:

S.No.

Programme

Closing Rank

Campus

1.

Apparel Production

49

NIFT Delhi

2.

Fashion Design

97

NIFT Mumbai

3.

Fashion Communication

118

NIFT Mumbai

4.

Accessory Design

190

NIFT Mumbai

5.

Textile Design

303

NIFT Delhi

Closing ranks across all NIFT campuses

All the seats in Mumbai campus were filled first followed by Delhi, Bengaluru, and Gandhinagar. Admissions for General category across all the offered programmes and campuses were closed at the rank of 6991 at NIFT Shillong. You can check below the closing ranks and the respective programmes across all NIFTs below:

S.No.

Campus

Programme

Closing Rank

1.

NIFT Delhi

Leather Design

675

2.

NIFT Mumbai

Knitwear Design

464

3.

NIFT Bengaluru

Knitwear Design

706

4.

NIFT Hyderabad

Knitwear Design

921

5.

NIFT Gandhinagar

Accessory Design

751

6.

NIFT Kolkata

Leather Design

1394

7.

NIFT Chennai

Leather Design

1734

8.

NIFT Jodhpur

Fashion Communication

2269

9.

NIFT Kangra

Fashion Design

4384

10.

NIFT Bhubaneswar

Accessory Design

1988

11.

NIFT Patna

Accessory Design

2373

12.

NIFT Kannur

Knitwear Design

2211

13.

NIFT Raebareli

Leather Design

2762

14.

NIFT Bhopal

Accessory Design

1914

15.

NIFT Shillong

Fashion Design

6991

16.

NIFT Srinagar

Fashion Design

2696

The NIFT 2018 situation test/group discussion/interview for admissions to all campuses located in Chennai, New Delhi, Gandhinagar, Bhopal, Jodhpur, Kangra, Bhubaneshwar, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kannur, Raebareli, Shillong, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Patna, and Srinagar is scheduled to be held in April/May. National Institute of Fashion Technology will declare the final result in online mode in end of May/June, and the counselling procedure will also commence from the same time.

 

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You have not specified the exam for which you are seeking information.
But still i would like to bring this to your notice that different exams/institutes require caste certificates in different formats. You can easily fetch the format by visiting the official website of that specific institute.
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