NIFT Application Form 2020
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NIFT Application Form 2020 - National Institute of Fashion Technology released NIFT 2020 application form on October 23, 2019 in online mode. The last date to fill the application form is December 31, 2019. Candidates can fill the application form of NIFT 2020 by paying the late fee is January 4, 2020. Students will also get the option for making the correction in the form from January 1 to 4, 2020. Applicants must note that NIFT application form can also be submitted in offline mode. Those who wish to apply for NIFT entrance exam 2020, they should be acquainted with the procedure that they need to follow at time of filling NIFT 2020 application form to avoid any confusion. Candidates seeking to appear for NIFT 2020 to take admission in Bachelor of Design or Bachelor of Fashion Technology programmes must check the eligibility criteria and ensure that they fulfill the age and educational requirements. Check NIFT application form 2020 to know the registration process, what documents need to be uploaded, what is the application fee and mode of payment.
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NIFT Application Form 2020 Dates



Release of NIFT 2020 notification

October 22, 2019

Availability of NIFT application form 2019 in online mode

October 23, 2019 (Released)

Last date for submitting application form (without late fee)

December 31, 2019

Last date of application with late fee of Rs.5,000

January 4, 2020

Window to update/edit NIFT application 2019

January 1 (12 p.m. to 4 (p.m.), 2020

NIFT 2020 entrance exam
January 19, 2020

NIFT Eligibility Criteria 2020

As per eligibility criteria of NIFT 2020, applicants should be of 23 years of age as on October 1, 2019. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/ Person with Disability (PWD) categories get five years of relaxation. Also, they must have passed class 12 exam in the 10+2 pattern of examination from any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination.

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What are the Documents and Information that candidates need to keep ready?

Candidates should keep the following documents and information before filling NIFT application form 2020.

  1. Valid Email ID

  2. Personal and Educational qualification details

  3. Disability Certificate (if applicable)

  4. Caste/Tribe/Class certificate (for SC/ST/OBC candidates)

  5. Debit/Credit Card details in case making online payment

  6. Image of scanned signature

  7. Image of scanned photograph

  8. Demand Draft of requisite amount (Rs.2000 in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) candidates and Rs.1000 in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates) drawn in favour of “NIFT HO”, payable at New Delhi in case making payment DD)

Specification of Documents



File size

Image of scanned photograph

jpg/jpeg format

Up to 50 KB

Image of scanned signature

What are the steps to fill NIFT Application Form 2020?

The steps to fill NIFT 2020 application form are given below in details. They can follow these steps to fill the application form without facing any trouble.

Steps to be followed for NIFT 2020 Online Registration

Step 1- Create Login

Candidates have to create their login account first to register themselves. They will have to click on ‘Fresh Candidates to create Log In’ for registering.Students have to enter the following information:

  • Candidate’s name

  • date of birth

  • Category

  • E-mail ID

  • Select the programme


Candidates must note that their registered e-mail ID and DOB is the login ID for NIFT 2020 application.

Step 2 - Fill NIFT Application Form 2020

Candidates are required to log in using the registered email ID and Date of birth for filling NIFT 2020 application form. They need to enter the verification code and click on ‘Submit’ button. Candidates can see that the personal details provided by them while registering for NIFT 2020 are already filled. Next, they will have to fill the following details:

  • Preference for the test centre preference,

  • Parents’ information

  • Gender

  • Academic particulars

  • Contact information


Candidates should carefully read the declaration, and click on the check box of ‘I agree’.They should click on ‘Save’ button after checking the information.

Step 3 - Upload photograph and signature

In this section of NIFT 2020 application form, candidates will have to upload the documents according to the specifications mentioned above in the article. Click on the ‘Next’ button to proceed to the next step.


NIFT Application Fee 2020

The application fee of NIFT 2020 can be paid in online mode through credit/ debit card or demand draft (DD) issued in favour of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi. The bank and transaction charges on the fee will have to be borne by the applicant.



General/OBC (Non-Creamy)




Applicants have to fill the details of the DD in the NIFT online application form 2020. Candidates should carefully check the name, date, amount and signature of the issuing authority on the demand draft before sending. Those paying the application fee through DD should send the printout of NIFT 2020 application form, carefully completed in all respects, along with demand draft to the following address:

Project Manager - CMS

All India Management Association

Management House,

14, Institutional Area,

Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003

Candidates must note that they should send the application form on time. Incomplete forms or forms received late are subject to get rejected. They should keep the printout of the form and DD for future reference.


Window to update/edit NIFT application form 2020

Candidates will get an opportunity to correct the information in their application, if needed. The window for updating/editing the application form will open from January 1 to 4, 2020. Candidates can edit the information in NIFT application form prior to making the payment. They, however, can not change the city of examination. If the application form is found ineligible for NIFT admissions 2020 after editing it, the application fee already paid will not be refunded. The Institute has the right to cancel the candidature of an applicant at any stage if it is found that the information provided is false.

NIFT Sample Paper 2020

The test-takers should practice NIFT sample papers to leave no stone unturned. The sample papers will acquaint them with the pattern of the test, moreover, it will boost candidate's confidence level. Also, they parallelly should solve NIFT questions paper to analyze their strong and weak points. The question paper will also help candidates understand NIFT exam pattern in detail and know how much marks is allocated to each section. Plus, candidates will know about the topics that hold maximum weightage.

NIFT Preparation Tips 2020

Improve Speed: Having exceptional drawing skills and creativity do not work if you don’t have good speed. One should have the capability of presenting the imagination and uniqueness in a limited time. One, therefore, should practice to enhance the speed.

Solve Sample Papers: One of the important strategies of preparation is practice sample papers. The sample papers will help candidates know the types of questions asked and difficulty level of the exam.

Polish Your General Awareness: Aspirants should be keep themselves updated on general knowledge. To enhance your general knowledge, you should read newspaper of different publication every day. Moreover, you should also know about the famous designers, who have contributed to this challenging field.

Be Innovative: Try to come up with unmatched ideas to stand out from the crowd. CAT and GAT will evaluate your unique way of thinking. Practice to design something new and unique to improve in this area.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NIFT Application Form 2020

Question: Is it mandatory to send the printout of the application form?


Yes, it is mandatory to send the printout of the application form only if you pay NIFT 2020 fee through DD

Question: What is the age requirement for filling the NIFT application form 2020?


The upper age limit for general category is 23 years as on October 1, 2019. However, NIFT provides relaxation of five years to SC, ST and PHP candidates.

Question: Can I select more than one programme?


No, you can not select more than one programme.

Question: Does NIFT provide any relaxation in the application fee for OBC category?


No, there is no fee relaxation for OBC and general category candidates.

Question: Can the exam centre be changed after submission of the NIFT application form?


No. you can not change the test centre after submitting the form.

Question: What is the academic qualification required to apply for NIFT 2020?


Aspirants should have cleared 10+2 examination or equivalent from a recognised board of education.

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how do I have to study for NIFT entrance 1 month??

Ashish pal Student Expert 6th Dec, 2019

Hello dear aspirant.

For a exam like NIFT one month is a very less time. But if you work hard and smart . You can surely get success. First of all make a proper time table that you will study 14-16hrs daily. Ten after solve at least two previous year papers daily. Join a test series and see how are the results.

Hope you get it.

Good luck


gk question related to nift entrance exam

thomas joy 4th Dec, 2019
Hi Gunjan,
In theNIFT entrance exam, you have to write a creative ability test (CAT), General ability Test (GAT) and Situation Test and Personal interview.

For GAT the topics like English comprehension, Quantitative ability, mathematics, General Knowledge and current affairs are asked.

For General Knowledge and current affairs
Questions are asked mainly Fashion related topics, recent achievements in the fashion world like Miss World, Miss Universe etc.
Questions are also asked based on different brands, products and market value. Also, fashion magazines and newspaper reading will definitely help you for GAT G.K section.
Hope you get it, All the best for your exam
Thank you.

entrance gk exam paper of nift

Kanupriya Gupta 4th Dec, 2019

Dear Aspirant,

The NIFT entrance exam is a pen and paper test with two papers- Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) and General Aptitude Test (GAT). For B.Des. and M.Des., GAT is conducted for 2 hours and for B.F.Tech., M.F.M., and M.F.Tech., GAT is conducted for 3 hours because of the differences in the weightage. The number of questions also differ from course to course.

CAT evaluates your creativity and deigning aptitude. This is important if you are seeking Bachelors of Design as your course.  Your intuition skills and observation skills should be put into practice to achieve good marks in the same. Colour and illustration skills become important and will also be evaluated in this.

GAT evaluates the academic aptitude like Mathematics (class 10th level), Reasoning, English Language and Comprehension. It also consists of GK, current affairs and the knowledge of the fashion industry.

English consists of spot the error, sentence correction, analogies, syntax, synonyms, antonyms, idioms and phrases, one word substitution, fill in the blanks, spelling errors, grammar and arranging the sentences or passages in the correct order.

Reasoning consists of verbal and non-verbal series, directions, ranking, calendar, sitting arrangement, coding-decoding, cubes and dices, clocks, syllogism, puzzles, blood relations, eligibility criteria, line counting, graph and related things.

GK and Current Affairs section apart from the GK and current affairs, also consists of questions based on fashion. Be aware of TV endorsements and their taglines used for different products in the same, fashion terminology, entertainment events, brands, logos, celebrities, Miss Universe, Miss World and fashion trends both which are in and out. Other than that, be thorough with current affairs consisting of the political, economic and social situation and also with sports, culture and history of India.

Mathematics consists of the pipes and cisterns, work time, simple interest, compound interest, averages, mensuration, set theory,  number system, ratio and proportion, ages, profit and loss, speed time, height and distance,mixtures and allegations, trigonometry, upstream & downstream, permutation and combination and probability.

There are 100 questions for B.Des. paper which are divided as follows:

English Comprehension- 25 questions

Quantitative ability- 20 questions

Communication ability- 25 questions

Analytical ability- 15 marks

GK and current affairs- 15 marks

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Hope this helps. All the best!


is NIFT entrance exam is difficult to crack ???

thomas joy 4th Dec, 2019
Hi Akshita,
NIFT entrance exam is for getting admission is the national institute Institute of Fashion Technology. NIFT has almost 16 campuses all over India and is a leader in Fashion technology courses in India.

The NIFT exam has three parts creative Ability Test (CAT), General ability test (GAT) and Situation Test.

Creative ability test is for  3 hours in which your designing skills and your innovative ideas are tested, this exam is done with paper and pencil.

General ability test (GAT)in which the Analytical ability, General knowledge and English comprehension is tested, this exam is for 2 hours So having a good English proficiency and solving Quantitative analytical questions will help you to get good marks in NIFT exam.

After this  test, the shortlisted candidates have to appear for situation test in which creative development, innovative ideas of a product has to be explained and the skills of a candidate will be closely evaluated.
so if you study hard by doing previous year question papers and practising the creative skills exam will be easy for you.
Just give your best for it rest will follow.
Hope you get it, If you have any doubts please do comment. Thank you

nift question paper pattern in 2019

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 2nd Dec, 2019

NIFT exam pattern consists of three different levels of exam Creative Ability Test (CAT), General Ability Test (GAT) and Situation Test. The institute assesses candidates knowledge, skill and aptitude through this national-level design aptitude exam.

In GAT exam includes Sections like:
English comprehension
Quantitative ability
Communication ability
Analytical ability
General knowledge and current affairs

NIFT Exam Pattern for Situation Test

The shortlisted candidates in CAT and GAT for Bachelor of Design will have to take situation test. It judges test-takers ability to handle the given set of materials along with innovation in a particular situation. Candidates must note that they are not allowed to carry any additional material. Evaluation of the model is done on the basis of space visualization, creativity, uniqueness, finishing, element composition, construction, colour scheme, and a lot more.

I hope this helps.
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