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NIFT PG 2020 - National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) released the application form of NIFT 2020 for M.Des programme on October 23. The end date to fill NIFT PG 2020 application form is December 31. Candidates can fill the application form of NIFT M.Des 2020 by paying the late fee till January 4. NIFT M.Des 2020 will be conducted on January 19. NIFT PG is conducted to offer admission to master of design programme, master of fashion management programme and master of fashion technology. Candidates can download NIFT admit card in online mode from January 10, 2020. Candidates can check NIFT PG result in fourth week of March 2020. The authorities will declare NIFT M.Des, M.F.M, M.F.Tech final result in third week of May 2020. The qualified candidates in the NIFT exam will have to participate in the next round of selection, which comprises group discussion and interview and will be held in April/May. After group discussion and interview, candidates have to register for NIFT PG 2020 counselling first round fourth week of May to first week of June 2020. Go through NIFT PG 2020 to know the important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, result, and counselling.
Latest: Click here to fill NIFT M.Des application form 2020 available from October 23, 2019. NIFT PG 2020 to be held on January 19.

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NIFT PG 2020 Overview



Name of the Exam

NIFT PG 2020

Exam conducting body

National Institute of Fashion Technology

Type of Exam


Exam Category

Post Graduate

Mode of the exam


Mode of NIFT PG Application form


NIFT PG 2020 Important Dates

The important dates of NIFT PG 2020 have been mentioned in the table below. Candidates can check and block their calendars so that they do not miss any important event.

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NIFT Important Dates



NIFT PG 2020 notification

October 22, 2019

Release date of availability of NIFT PG application form 2020

October 23, 2019 (released)

End date for registering for NIFT PG

December 31, 2019

Last date for registration for NIFT PG (with late fee of Rs 5000)

January 4, 2020

Activation of edit window for NIFT PG application form

January 1, 2020 to January 4, 2020.

Availability of NIFT PG admit card

January 10, 2020

NIFT PG 2020 entrance exam

January 19, 2020

NIFT PG Result for M.Ftech

First week of March 2020

NIFT PG Result 2020 for M.des

Fourth week of March 2020

NIFT PG group discussion and personal interview

April – May 2020

NIFT PG final result

Third week of May 2020

NIFT PG counselling registration

Fourth week of May to first week of June 2020

NIFT PG Eligibility Criteria 2020

Before filling the application form, candidates should know NIFT PG 2020 eligibility criteria to know if they are eligible or not. The eligibility criteria mention the qualifying degree and age criteria.

NIFT PG Eligibility Criteria

Name of the Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Age Criteria

Master of Design (M.Des)

  • Undergraduate degree in any discipline from any university or institute which is recognised by the Indian government

  • Undergraduate diploma of at least three years from National Institute of Design or NIFT

  • Candidates who are in the final year of the qualifying exam are also eligible to appear for the entrance exam of NIFT PG 2020.

There is no age limit for candidates who wish to appear in NIFT PG 2020.

Master of Fashion Management


M.F.Tech. (Master of Fashion Technology)

  • B.F.Tech. from NIFT

  • B.E, B.Tech. from any University or Institute that is recognized by law in India.

  • Candidates who are in the final year of the qualifying exam are also eligible to appear for the entrance exam of NIFT PG 2020

NIFT PG Application Form 2020

The application form for NIFT PG 2020 released on October 23 and the last date for filling will be December 31, 2019. Candidates can fill the application form by paying the late fee till January 4. Candidates who belong to General and OBC categories will have to pay Rs.2000 as an application fee while aspirants who fall under reserved category will have to pay Rs. 1000. Candidates have to follow the given below steps for filling NIFT PG application form:

Step 1 - Visit the official website (

Step 2 - Candidates have to create login

Step 3 - Re-login to fill the application form of NIFT PG 2020

Step 4 - Fill all the necessary information

Step 5 - Upload the scanned image and signature

Step 6 - Pay the fee for the application form

Step 7 - Download NIFT PG 2020 application form and take a printout of the same

Candidates can pay the fee through any one of the following modes:

  • Debit Card

  • Credit card

  • Demand Draft

The Demand Draft should be issued in favour of “NIFT HO”, payable at New Delhi. Applicants will have to fill the details of the Demand Draft in the online application form.

Edit NIFT PG 2020 Application Form

Candidates will get the option to make changes in the application form of NIFT PG 2020 from January 1 to January 4, 2020. Candidates can make changes in the section of personal information within the given deadline. Candidates will not be allowed to make any changes in the exam centres of NIFT PG 2020.

NIFT PG Exam Centres 2020

Candidates will have to choose NIFT PG exam centres at the time of filling the application form. They can check the list of cities in the table given below.


Name of the City


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Kannur (Kerala)






























Srinagar (J&K)

NIFT PG Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates should go through the exam pattern of NIFT PG to know the types of questions and the medium in which the test is conducted. The exam pattern also specifies the marking scheme of NIFT PG.

Name of the Programme




Name of the paper


Medium of the exam


Duration of the exam

120 Minutes


Total Number of Questions in each section

Quantitative Ability







English Comprehension





Ability &






Analytical &

Logical Ability






and Current





Case Study








NIFT PG Syllabus 2020

The syllabus of NIFT PG 2020 includes the topics and subjects from which the questions are asked in the exam. Candidates should go through the syllabus to focus on the important topics to score well in the exam.

Quantitative Ability

The sub-topics which are part of quantitative ability and from which questions are asked are given below:

  • Addition

  • Multiplication

  • Division

  • Fractions

  • Percentage

  • Rate of Interest

  • Work and Task

  • Ratio and Proportion

  • Distance

Communication Ability and English Comprehension

The sub-topics from which questions are asked are given below:

  • Synonyms

  • Antonyms

  • Words With Corresponding Meanings

  • Singular

  • Plural

  • One Word Substitutes

  • Idioms And Phrases

  • Correct Spellings

  • Comprehend

  • A Situation From A Given Passage Etc

Analytical Ability and Logical Ability

In this section, candidates are asked questions in which they are assessed on their ability to draw the conclusion from the information that is provided. Candidates are also evaluated on their reasoning ability.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Candidates are asked questions from current affairs and general knowledge.

Case Study

In this section, the managerial ability of the candidates is tested. Candidates are given a situation based on the industry environment.

NIFT PG Admit Card 2020

Those who will fill the application form, they can download NIFT PG 2020 from January 10. They can download the admit card in online mode. Candidates must note that the authorities will not send the admit card by post.

How to download NIFT PG 2020 Admit Card?

Step 1- Visit the official website (

Step 2 - Click on the admit card link

Step 3 - Enter any two of the following credentials - registered email ID, date of birth and six-digit application number of NIFT.

Step 4 - Click on ‘Submit button’

Step 5 - NIFT PG 2020 admit card will reflect on the screen

Step 6- Click on ‘Download button’

Step 7 - Print the admit card and keep it for future reference

NIFT PG Answer Key 2020

NIFT PG 2020 answer key will enable candidates to compare their responses in the entrance test and calculate their probable marks. The answer key of NIFT PG, if released by the official authorities, will be updated in this article.

NIFT PG Result 2020

The institute will declare NIFT PG 2020 final result in third week of May. Candidates can check NIFT PG 2020 result for M.Des in fourth week of March and master in fashion technology will be announced in first week of March 2020. They can have access to the result in online mode by entering their roll number and date of birth. Candidates who will qualify the entrance exam, they will be called for the next round of selection which includes group discussion and interview.

How to Check NIFT PG 2020 Result?

Candidates can check their NIFT PG results by following the given below steps:

Step 1 - Visit official website of NIFT. (

Step 2 - Click on ‘NIFT result 2020’ tab.

Step 3 - Enter the following credentials- roll number and date of birth

Step 4 - Click on ‘Submit’ button.

Step 5 - Print the result for future reference.

NIFT PG Selection Process 2020

The selection process of NIFT PG 2020 consists of group discussion and personal interview.

NIFT PG Group Discussion - The group discussion will be 15 to 20 minutes wherein candidates will have to discuss a case study. The parameters on which candidates are evaluated in the group discussion are:

  • Ability to generate new ideas

  • Leadership qualities

  • Effective communication

  • Contribution made to the topic

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Problem-solving approach

  • Conceptual clarity

  • Knowledge of the topic assigned

NIFT PG 2020 Personal Interview – At the time of the interview, candidates will be assessed on the following parameters:

  • Career orientation

  • Aptness for the course

  • Communication

  • Overall personal achievements in academics and co-curricular activities

  • General awareness and aptitude, creative and lateral thinking

Weightage given to each stage of NIFT PG 2020 admission

Name of the Programme



Master of Design





Group Discussion/ Personal Interview


Master of Fashion Technology





Master of Fashion Management





NIFT PG Counselling 2020

The qualified candidates in the entrance exam, group discussion and personal interview will be eligible to participate in NIFT PG 2020 counselling. They will have to choose and lock their choices. During NIFT PG 2020 counselling, candidates will have to carry the requisite documents, along with the photocopies to get them verified. Candidates can go through below to know the list of documents that they have to carry:

  • Original certificates of qualifying examination i.e. 12th class/degree (marks sheet and certificate)

  • If the candidates are in the final year, they will have to provide final semester/ final year (as applicable) and will have to bring the original mark sheet of all the previous semester/years.

  • Original certificate and Mark Sheet of the qualifying degree exam.

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

  • 2 passport size photograph and 4 Stamp Size

  • Original and photocopy of Secondary School Mark Sheet & Certificate as proof of date of birth.

  • Candidates who belong to scheduled caste, scheduled tribe other backward class – non-creamy, persons with disability will have to provide the necessary certificate. For the state domicile seats, the status will be determined by the address of the college or school from which the student last attended.

  • Candidates have to provide a medical fitness signed by a Registered Medical Practitioner.

  • Copy of 1st, 2nd & 3rd-year graduation mark sheet/ self-attested copy of final year appearing certificate.

  • If the candidates’ results are awaited, they will have to provide an affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper of Rs.10/. In this affidavit, candidates will have to mention that they are seeking provisional admission as the result of the qualifying exam was not announced.

  • Undertaking for the candidate looking for provisional admission.

  • Undertaking from the students, as per provisions of anti-ragging

  • Undertaking about eligibility, fee and refund

  • Form for withdrawal of admission

  • Authorization letter from the candidate who is not in a position to attend in person.

NIFT PG 2020 - Withdrawal of Admission

Candidates who take the admission once and then they withdraw, they will not be eligible for the subsequent rounds of counselling.

  • If candidates wish to get the fee refunded prior to the beginning of the academic session, in such a case, they have to request the director of the Campus where candidates will participate in the counselling of NIFT PG.

  • On commencement of the academic session, candidates will have to request the director of the campus that has been allotted to them.

  • Candidates will have to surrender the original admission receipt which will be given to them at the time of counseling/admission while they will be applying for withdrawal of admission. In case of no original admission receipt, request for withdrawal of admission would not be entertained.

Amount of Fee to be refunded at the time of withdrawal of NIFT PG admission



Amount to be refunded


On or before third week of July 2020

Full fee except the registration fee


After third week of July 2020 and before the date of start of last round of counselling

Full fee except 50% tuition

fee and Registration fee


On or after the date of start of last round of counselling

Only security deposit

NIFT PG 2020 Counselling Schedule

As soon as the authorities announce NIFT PG counselling dates, it will be updated in this article. Candidates can go through the table below to know the complete schedule of NIFT 2019 counselling for Master of Fashion Technology, Master of Design and Master of Fashion Management:

Schedule for NIFT Master of Fashion Technology


No. of Candidates

Common Merit


June 10, 2019


1 to 66

June 11, 2019


67 to 145

Schedule for NIFT Master of Design


No. of Candidates

Common Merit


June 12, 2019


1 to 100

June 13, 2019


101 to 225

June 14, 2019


226 to 371

Schedule for NIFT Master of Fashion Management


No. of Candidates

Common Merit


June 17, 2019


1 to 181

June 18, 2019


181 to 260

June 19, 2019


261 to 340

June 20, 2019


341 to 420

June 21, 2019


421 to 500

June 24, 2019


501 to 580

June 25, 2019


581 to 680

June 26, 2019


681 to 780

June 27, 2019


781 to 981

June 28, 2019


982 to 1146

NIFT Cutoff 2020

NIFT will release the closing ranks in June 2020. Now, aspirants can check below NIFT cutoff of 2019 admission for the programmes offered across all campuses:

NIFT Cutoff 2019 (Last merit rank admitted in 2019)

Name of the programmeMerit rank
Nift PGClick Here

NIFT PG 2020 Available Seats

The details regarding NIFT PG 2020 will be updated as soon as the authorities announce the seat availability. Candidates can check the table below to know the available seats for NIFT PG 2019 admission.

NIFT PF 2020 - Campus-wise Seats

Name of ProgrammeCampus-wise Seats
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NIFT PG 2019 available seats

Name of the programmesLink (list 1)Link (List 2)Link (List 3)Link (List 4)Link (List 5)Link (List 6)Link (List 7)Link (List 8)
M.F.TechDownload Here
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M.DesDownload Here
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M.F.MDownload HereDownload Here
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NIFT PG 2020

Question: What all programmes are offered in NIFT PG?


Candidates can apply for any one of the three programmes - Master of Design (M. Des), Master of Fashion Management (MFM), Master of Fashion Technology (M. F. Tech)

Question: When will registration start for NIFT PG 2020 and in what mode?


Applicants can fill the form in online mode till December 31, 2019.

Question: Do I require any documents at the time of filling NIFT PG application form 2020?


Yes, you need to upload your scanned photo and signature.

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can you please provide the previous question paper of NIFT exam in fashion and designing

Sharon Rose Student Expert 9th Dec, 2019


Here is the link for NIFT entrance exam 2020 where you can find the previous years question papers foe both GAT and CAT. You can download the files by clicking on 'download here'. You can also find the detailed syllabus and books to refer which will be helpful to you. You will also find preparation tips for scoring good marks. You can click the link below


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

For more details, visit:

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
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