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NIFT Application Form 2020 - National Institute of Fashion Technology will release NIFT 2020 application form in third week of October 2019 in online mode. The last date to fill the application form will be fourth week of December 2019. Candidates can fill the application form of NIFT 2020 by paying the late fees from fourth week of December 2019 to first week of January 2020. Students will also get the option for making the correction in the form from fourth week of December 2019 to first week of January 2020. Applicants must note that NIFT application form can also be submitted in offline mode. Those who wish to apply for NIFT 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

Fourth week of October 2019

Availability of NIFT application form 2019 in online mode

Fourth week of October 2019

Last date for submitting application form (without late fee)

Fourth week of December 2019

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

First week of January 2019

Window to update/edit NIFT application 2019

December 29, 2018 to January 3, 2019

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 the ‘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 fourth week of December 2019 to first week of January 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.

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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can someone apply for NIFT without appearing CAT and GAT?

Sonali Sahu Student Expert 13th Oct, 2019


NIFT has nothing to do with CAT or GAT. Those are the exams for MBA. NIFT is for admission in fashion courses.

The eligibilitiy is just marks of your 10th and intermediate. The main point is the candidate must have qualified both from a recognised board and must be having PCM as the compulsory subject.

The exam has an age limit to be 23 and there is 5 years relaxation for category reserved candidates.

For more information please check the article:-

Hope it helps!


can u tell me the exact date of application form filling?

Aditya kumar Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

Hello there!


I can't tell you the exact dates as it's not been announced officially yet but yes start date of NIFT 2020 online application is fourth week of October 2019 , so you will be able to fill the application form once it is released. Last date to fill NIFT application form 2020 will be fourth week of December 2019, so you need to make sure that you fill the form before the last date  while National Institute of Fashion Technology will conduct NIFT entrance exam in third week of January 2020 in pen and paper based mode. NIFT entrance exam is a gateway for getting admission in bachelor’s courses in Design (B. Des.) and Fashion Technology (B.F. Tech.). The qualified students will get admission in 16 campuses of NIFT across India. For more and detailed information go through :-


Sir is there any specific certificate format for PWD, SC/ST category that has to be given ?

Abhishek singh Student Expert 3rd Oct, 2019
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.
If you are seeking information about nift, then yes nift does specify the required format for the caste certificate. You can fetch detailed information about the format by browsing through the official website.
Good luck

Can we still get going into Mumbai Nift when we did our entrance exam in different centre?

Isaac Lalramnghaka

Yes, you can get NIFT, Mumbai even if you gave your Entrance Exam in different centre. The centre of your entrance exam is no mode for the college you are given admission in. So don't worry. You will be getting the college according to your marks and rank.

Hope it helps you.


when is nift entrance exam????

Ashish pal Student Expert 2nd Oct, 2019

Hello Karpagam.

As of now NIFT exam is scheduled to be held on 20th of January and application form for the same will be available online from 22 October. Last date for application is 28 December.

Exam fees for general category is 1500 and sc St is 750.

It will be 3 hour exam..

Ok good luck

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