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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Name of the Exam
NIFT PG 2020
Exam conducting body
National Institute of Fashion Technology
Type of Exam
Mode of the exam
Mode of NIFT PG Application form
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
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
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
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 (nift.ac.in)
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:
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.
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
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 paper
Medium of the exam
Duration of the exam
Total Number of Questions in each section
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.
The sub-topics which are part of quantitative ability and from which questions are asked are given below:
Rate of Interest
Work and Task
Ratio and Proportion
Communication Ability and English Comprehension
The sub-topics from which questions are asked are given below:
Words With Corresponding Meanings
One Word Substitutes
Idioms And Phrases
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.
In this section, the managerial ability of the candidates is tested. Candidates are given a situation based on the industry environment.
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.
Step 1- Visit the official website (nift.ac.in)
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 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.
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. (nift.ac.in)
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.
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
Contribution made to the topic
Knowledge of the topic assigned
NIFT PG 2020 Personal Interview – At the time of the interview, candidates will be assessed on the following parameters:
Aptness for the course
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
Master of Design
Group Discussion/ Personal Interview
Master of Fashion Technology
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.
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
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
June 10, 2019
1 to 66
June 11, 2019
67 to 145
Schedule for NIFT Master of Design
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
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)
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
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)
Applicants can fill the form in online mode till December 31, 2019.
Yes, you need to upload your scanned photo and signature.
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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
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.
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
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