NIFT Counselling 2018

NIFT CounsellingNIFT Counselling 2018 - National Institute of Fashion Technology, the exam conducting body, has commenced the counselling procedure of NIFT 2018 with online registration from May 28 onwards. NIFT 2018 counselling will be held only for qualified candidates between June 11 and July 16. They can register in online mode only for participating in the counselling procedure. Qualified candidates should attend the counselling of NIFT 2018 as per the announced schedule. It is compulsory for candidates to be physically present at the time of NIFT counselling 2018. They will be called for the counselling procedure of NIFT on the basis of their common merit rank, as admissions will be done on merit basis only. For B.Des. admissions, candidates will be called from common merit rank 1 to 6995, whereas for B.FTech admissions, candidates with commom merit rank till 2705 will be called. Vacant seats status will also be updated daily. Candidates can check the complete counselling procedure, documents required during NIFT counselling 2018 and seat allotment on this page.

LATEST - Check below the Seat Availability for NIFT B.Des (All Courses) 

NIFT 2018 Counselling Procedure

  • Counselling of NIFT 2018 will be conducted by NIFT Delhi in multiple rounds for providing admissions across 16 campuses. The institute will be coordinating with all the campuses for admission process. For the first round of NIFT counselling 2018, there will not be any registration fee. However, candidates will have to pay Rs.5000 in online mode for registration.

  • Candidates will have to enter their credentials like form number, date of birth and password for registration. They should also select a counselling campus from where they will be participating in the NIFT counselling process. On successful registration, candidates’ will receive a system generated letter, SMS and an email on their registered mobile and email IDs.

  • Qualified candidates will be required to report at the selected NIFT campus at 9:30 AM for verification of documents and seat allocation on the day of NIFT counselling 2018. They will be called on the basis of their merit rank and availability of seat. Candidates can select a seat by clicking on the monitor in presence of the nodal officer.

  • After NIFT 2018 seat allotment, candidates have to pay full fee immediately at the campus. They will be issued an allotment letter/receipt duly signed by the nodal officer of the campus. It should be ensured that no candidate leave the NIFT counselling 2018 venue without taking the admission fee receipt. 

NIFT B.Des. available seats for 2018 admissions

Complete schedule of NIFT counselling 2018 can be checked below:



Withdrawal of Allocated Seat and Fee Refund:

A candidate may seek the refund of fees even if he/she has taken admissions but would like to cancel the allotted seat. For this, he/she will have to report personally for withdrawal and refund at the same campus where admission was obtained.


Documents required for NIFT Counselling 2018


Candidates, who are called for the NIFT 2018 counselling, must carry the below mentioned original documents along with their photocopies for admission procedure. After verification, NIFT will return the original certificates to them apart from the medical certificate. 

  • Valid PWD certificate

  • Photograph (2 passport & 4 stamp size)

  • Certificate of clearing 10+2/equivalent examination

  • System generated letter/e-mail received by the candidate

  • Copy of 12th class school leaving certificate (for domicile seats only)

  • Certificate from the Board from which he/she passed the High School/Higher Secondary Examination

  • Semester fee – Demand draft of Rs. 1,10,450/- (Non-NRI) drawn in favour of the NIFT HO payable at the city of the counselling

  • Certificate of clearing 10+2/equivalent examination, showing the subjects offered by him/her in the exam. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics for B.F.Tech.

  • Certificate from the prescribed authority showing that he/she belongs to an SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy) category. (Applicable only to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy) category

  • Undertaking for the candidate seeking provisional admission-(Annexure-I)

  • Undertaking from the students, as per provisions of anti-ragging (Annexure-II)

  • Form for withdrawal of admission (Annexure-III)

  • Undertaking about eligibility, fee and refund (Annexure IV)

  • Medical fitness certificate in the prescribed format (Annexure VI)

  • Authorization letter from the candidates, who are not in a position to attend in person (Annexure VII) (not applicable for PWD candidates)

Note- If any of the above-mentioned documents are in any other language than Hindi/English, then an authentic translation in English/Hindi should be produced duly verified by the issuing institution/gazetted officer/self-attested by the candidate at the time of NIFT counselling 2018. A candidate failing to do so will not be considered for admissions. 


For detailed fee structure and other important information pertaining to NIFT counselling, check the official pdf below:



Cancellation of NIFT Admission 2018

  • Only qualifying NIFT 2018 will not entitle a candidate for admission.

  • A candidate can be denied admission at a later stage if the institute is not satisfied with his/her character, past behaviour or antecedents.

  • Admission granted to such a candidate, who is admitted at NIFT on the basis of false information or by hiding relevant facts, will be liable to be cancelled without any notice by the Director of the campus/Director (admission). The fee deposited will also be forfeited.

  • If a candidate does not report to the allotted campus within a week of commencement of the session, his/her admission will stand cancelled without any notice.

  • The Director-General may cancel the admission of any candidate for a particular reason or exclude him/her for a definite time duration.

  • If it is found at any stage that the candidate does not fulfil the requisite criteria, then his/her admission will be cancelled.

  • Merit will be valid only for the programme for which the candidate has appeared. Admission to any other category/course will not be considered.

NIFT 2018 Seat Matrix

The institute will allot as many as 2370 UG seats across B.Design and B.F.Tech programmes. Check the detailed seat intake below:



Total Seats

Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B. F. Tech)

Apparel Production


Bachelor of Design (B. Design)

Knitwear Design


Fashion Design


Leather Design


Fashion Communication


Textile Design


Accessory Design




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sakshi soni 16 hours ago

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How's the placement in amity University noida for B. des. (TD) course?

i have already given entrance in amity University noida and got selected but still confuse to take addmission and do preparation side by side for nift or only do target for nift preparation

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Which university does the NIFT institution follows?

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amish gupta 1 day ago

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Hi,NIFT has been granted statutory status under the act of Parliament of India in 2006, empowering the Institute to award degrees and other academic distinctions, because it already has a statutory st...Read More
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Is NIFT an AICTE approved institution?

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amish gupta 1 day ago

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NO. NIFT does not come under HRD ministry and NIFT has nothing to deal with AICTE approval. Nift is an ISO certified institution and it comes under ministry of textiles .

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In nift counselling, is first round is better than second round of counseling?


Vanshika 2 days ago

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If I get a trade m not happy with in nift ,can i change trade later in the same college ?