NIFT Important Dates 2018

NIFT Important DatesNIFT Important Dates 2018 – National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has announced the important dates of NIFT 2018 on October 20, along with making available the registration form as well. Aspirants can register in online mode from October 20 till December 29, 2017. Candidates seeking admissions to NIFT B.Des programme have to appear for Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT) on January 21, 2018. Shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for Situation Test. For admission to B.F.Tech programmes, candidates will have to take GAT only. Aspirants seeking admissions to NIFT Bachelor of Design or Bachelor of Fashion Technology programmes can check the list of NIFT important dates 2018 including application dates, exam dates, admit card, result declaration and counselling dates.

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NIFT 2018 Important Dates and Events for B.Des and B.F.Tech

Release of NIFT 2018 notification- The institute has released the official notification for NIFT 2018 on October 14, 2017.


Commencement of NIFT 2018 Application- NIFT application form 2018 in online mode can be submitted from October 20, 2017 to December 29.


Download of NIFT 2018 Admit Card- Applicants will be able to download NIFT admit card 2018 to appear for the entrance exam on January 9.


NIFT 2018 Exam- The written entrance exam will be conducted on December 21. Check below detailed NIFT 2018 important dates and schedule for CAT and GAT.


NIFT 2018 Schedule



Test timings

Bachelor of Design


10.00 am to 1.00 pm


2.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Bachelor of Fashion Technology


10.00 am to 1.00 pm

NIFT 2018 Result declaration- NIFT will announce result of the entrance exam in February/March.


Scroll down to check detailed schedule of NIFT 2018 important dates-


NIFT Important Dates 2018


Important Dates of NIFT 2018 have been announced by the exam conducting body on October 20, 2017. Aspirants can check below schedule of all the crucial events including the written test, application form, admit card, result, counselling dates, etc.





Commencement of online application

October 20, 2017


Last date of NIFT application

December 29, 2017


Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000/- (in addition to the applicable application fee) via credit/debit card only. In case of Demand Draft, the print out of application along with DD should reach the given address before January 2.

January 2, 2018


Window to update/edit NIFT 2018 application form

From December 30, 2017 (12:00 hours) till anuary 2, 2018 (1600 hours)


Availability of online admit card of NIFT 2018

January 9, 2018 (1300 hours)


NIFT Entrance Test (GAT and CAT) 2018

January 21, 2018


NIFT Result declaration

February/March 2018


Situation Test/Group Discussion/Interview

April-May 2018


Declaration of final result (online)

End of May/June 2018


Counselling process

End of May/June 2018 onwards

Careers360 will be updating any changes announced by National Institute of Fashion Technology in the NIFT important dates and schedule for the entrance exam.


National Institute of Fashion Technology will allocate a total of 2,370 seats (B.Des and B.F.Tech) to eligible and qualified candidates. Undergraduate programmes will be offered across 16 campuses of NIFT located in Gandhinagar, Kolkata, Bengaluru, New Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bhopal, Kannur, Patna, Raebareli, Bhubaneshwar, Jodhpur, Kangra, Shillong and Srinagar.


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