NIFT Counselling 2021: Choice Filling, Seats, Result, Process
NIFT Counselling 2021 - National Institute of Fashion Technology will open the window to register the NIFT 2021 counselling for the shortlisted candidates after the declaration of the final result. Aspiring students who are seeking admission in B.Des and B.F.Tech can register by providing the required credentials for the first round counselling of NIFT. The shortlisted candidates who qualified both written test and situation test will have to participate in NIFT counselling 2021 to reserve their seat according to the announced schedule. Aspirants will have to participate in the NIFT 2021 counselling session on the basis of the rank they secured and the categories under which they applied for admission. NIFT entrance exam is conducted every year to offer admission to the student in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the design domain. NIFT result will be announced in online mode. To know complete details about NIFT counselling 2021, go through the following article.
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NIFT 2021 Counselling Overview
Name of the entrance test
NIFT Entrance Test
National Institute of Fashion Technology
Level of the Exam
Category of the exam
Mode of the Application
Mode of the Exam
Pen and Paper mode
Mode of the Result
Mode of the Registration for Counselling
NIFT Counselling 2021 - Exam Dates
Students must trace the NIFT exam dates 2021 of the events related to NIFT. The important dates for the NIFT 2021 counselling is mentioned in the table below.
NIFT Counselling 2021 - Important dates
Start date for the registration of round 1 of NIFT counselling
By the end of May/June, 2021
NIFT Counselling 2021 - Round 1
To be notified
Beginning of the registration for NIFT counselling round 2
To be notified
NIFT 2021 counselling - Round 2
To be notified
Important Guidelines for NIFT Counselling 2021
NIFT conducts the counselling process to offer admissions over its sixteen campuses. For the first round of NIFT 2021, candidates are not required to pay any registration fee.
To register for the NIFT counselling, students need to enter the requisite information such as form number, date of birth and password. Students need to choose a counselling campus where they have to report for the NIFT counselling process. After a successful registration, candidates will receive a system-generated letter from the authorities through SMS and an email on their registered mobile number and email id.
For document verification and seat allotment, the shortlisted candidates need to report at their selected campus of NIFT at 9:30 a.m. Based on the merit list and seat availability students will be called for counselling. In the presence of the nodal officer, students can select the seat by clicking on the computer screen.
Candidates will have to pay the full fee at the NIFT campus after the allocated seat. Students will receive an allotment letter/receipt duly signed by the nodal officer, which is mandatory to collect.
Details regarding round 2 of NIFT 2021 Counselling procedure
In case, if candidates take admission once and then withdraw, they will not be considered for admission for subsequent rounds.
NIFT counselling 2021 for the round 2 will also be conducted over the 16 campuses. Across all the campuses, the admission process will be coordinated with NIFT Head Office.
Based on merit, candidates will have to participate in the second round of the counselling process.
PWD candidates shall not be applicable for the 2nd round of NIFT counselling
Differently abled candidates who will be allocated NRI seats in round 1 will not be applicable for the next round of NIFT counselling 2021.
To participate in the second round of counselling for NIFT, candidates need to register through online.
Baring the registration fee for the NIFT counselling, the whole procedure for round 2 of counselling will be the same as in the first round. By making an online payment of Rs.5,000 Candidates will have to register/re-register.
For document verification and seat allocation, candidates will have to report at the chosen NIFT campus at 9 AM.
Candidates who do not wish to change their course/campus that has been allotted to them in round 1, may choose not to participate in the next rounds of counselling. Candidates who already have been allocated a seat and still wish to participate in round 2 can do so from the allotted campus to avoid academic or attendance loss.
If there are any vacant NRI seats, then it will be offered for admission to the students in round 2.
What are the Documents needed at the time of NIFT Counselling 2021?
At the time of counselling, candidates must carry the mentioned below documents and their photocopies for verification purpose. The Institute will return all the original certificates except the medical certificate after the verification process is completed.
Valid PWD certificate if applicable
System generated letter/e-mail received by the qualified candidate at the time of registration for counselling
2 passport size Photograph and 4 stamp size photograph
10+2/equivalent exam certificate of passing
Copy of 12th class school leaving certificate (only for domicile seats)
SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy) category certificate if applicable
Certificate from the Board from which candidate passed the High School/Higher Secondary Examination
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category certificate from the specified authorities if applicable
Semester Fee – Demand Draft of Rs. 1,45,950/- (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.
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 cannot attend the NIFT counselling 2019 in person (Annexure-VII) (not applicable for PWD candidates)
Important - If any of the above-mentioned documents are in a language other than Hindi or English, an authentic translation in any of the mentioned languages should be produced duly verified by the issuing institution/gazetted officer/self-attested by the candidate at the time of NIFT 2021 counselling procedure. It is to be noted that those who fail to submit the translation will not be considered for NIFT admissions 2021.
Allotted seat withdrawal and fee refund
Candidates who have taken the admission but wish to cancel the allocated seat then they may request for the refund of fee. So, in this case, students will have to report personally at the campus where they have taken admission for the refund of fee.
Cancellation of NIFT 2021
Qualifying the entrance exam does not mean the admission is guaranteed.
NIFT has the liberty to cancel the admission of a candidate at a later stage if the institute is dissatisfied with his/her character, past behaviour or antecedents.
If in case the institute found candidates who got admission at NIFT based on the false information or by hiding relevant facts, then their admission will be cancelled without any notice by the Director of the campus/Director (admission). The fee deposited will not be refunded.
To avoid cancellation of their seat, candidates will have to report to the allotted campus within a week of commencement of the session.
Merit will be valid only for the programme for which candidate has appeared. Candidates will not be allowed to get admission to any other category/course.
NIFT 2020 Seat Intake
Nearly 3,590 seats (including UG and PG) will be offered admission in B.Design and B.F.Tech programmes across sixteen campuses. Candidates can check the detailed seat matrix from the table below:
Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B. F. Tech)
Bachelor of Design (B. Design)
Click Here to know the campus-wise programme and seat offered.
NIFT B.Des Available Seats for 2019 admission (Round 2)
July 29, 2019
July 30, 2019
July 31, 2019
NIFT B.F.Tech Available Seats for 2019 admission (Round 1)
NIFT B.Des Available Seats for 2019 admission (Round 1)
June 19, 2019
June 21, 2019
June 24, 2019
June 25, 2019
June 26, 2019
June 27, 2019
June 27, 2019
July 1, 2019
July 2, 2019
July 3, 2019
July 4, 2019
July 5, 2019
July 8, 2019
July 9, 2019
July 10, 2019
July 11, 2019
July 12, 2019
July 13, 2019
NIFT B.Des. available seats for 2019 admissions (round 2)
Master of Fashion Management
Master of Fashion Technology
Master of Design
Bachelor of Fashion Technology
July 18, 2019
NIFT B.Des. available seats for 2018 admissions (round 1)
June 11, 2018
June 12, 2018
June 13, 2018
June 14, 2018
June 18, 2018
June 19, 2018
June 20, 2018
June 21, 2018
June 23, 2018
June 25, 2018
June 26, 2018
June 27, 2018
June 28, 2018
July 2, 2018
July 3, 2018
July 4, 2018
July 5, 2018
July 6, 2018
NIFT B.FTech. available seats for 2018 admissions (round 1)
NIFT B.Des. available seats for 2018 admissions (round 2)
NIFT B.FTech. available seats for 2018 admissions (round 2)
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NIFT Counselling 2021: Choice Filling, Seats, Result, Process
Question: When will the authority start the round 1 NIFT 2021 counselling ?
The examination cell will conduct the counselling of NIFT for round 1 after the declaration of the final result by the end of May/June, 2021.
Question: When will the registration for NIFT counselling round 2 be started?
The registration for the NIFT counselling 2021 round 2 will commence soon after the first round. The institute is yet to announce the starting dates of the NFT counselling 2021.
Question: When will the examination cell conduct the counselling of NIFT for round 2?
NIFT counselling for round 2 will be held in offline mode. National Institute of Fashion Technology will soon release the important dates of all the line up event of NIFT entrance exam 2021.
Question: What will the authority announce the final result of NIFT?
NIFT 2021 final result will be declared soon after the completion of situation test and personal interview round by the end of May/June.
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Questions related to NIFT Entrance Exam
I passed 12th and got one admission in an engineering college but I suddenly interested in fashion designer course for the shake can I eligible for nift exam now and if it is can I continue both btech and fashion designer course?
It's all depends upon you, are you able to handle or not and Second thing if you want to do fashion designing then focus on that only.
Minimum cut off for nift entrance exam
There are 16 NIFTs in India with most of them having good infrastructure, curriculum and training facilities. Though you may get a NIFT at lower ranks, I would suggest you to target atleast AIR 500 in Common Merit List, to secure the flagship program ( Bachelor in Fashion Technology/Design) in some of the Better NIFTs.
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can I change nift exam center when window for form correction will open?
You cannot modify your examination centre when the correction window opens. Candidates will be able to only modify their personal and educational qualification details. The correction window will open from 25th January till 28th January and the registration process will end on 21st January.
now at this time can I prepare for a nift exam ??
Yes you can if you are giving your 100% on that. And most important thing just focus on your confidential part that will increase your confidence. Like my confidential part is english, reasoning and drawing. And I am weak on maths. So, like that you have also something in your confidential part.
Best of luck.
is there negative marking in nift gat or cat exam ?
NIFT 2021consists of CAT and GAT. In CAT three questions will be asked for 100 marks. There is no negative marking for this. GAT Consists of 100 marks. Objective type questions are asked from the following
- English Comprehension - 25
- Quantitative Ability - 20
- Communication Ability - 25
- Analytical Ability - 15
- General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 15
Each question carries 1 mark and there is no negative marking for an incorrect answer. Candidates who qualify in CAT and GAT will have to appear for Situation Test.
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