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NIFT Seat Allotment 2024 Date: Procedure, Seat Allocation Link

NIFT Seat Allotment 2024 Date: Procedure, Seat Allocation Link

Edited By K Beaulah Rani | Updated on May 23, 2024 03:44 PM IST | #NIFT Entrance Exam

NIFT seat allotment 2024 dates will be announced on the official website - 2024. Candidates who will complete the NIFT counselling 2024 registration will be considered for the NIFT seat allotment process. Aspirants will have to login to NIFT 2024 seat allotment portal to know details on the allotted college and course. Moreover, seat allotted candidates will have to pay the NIFT seat acceptance fee before the deadline to secure NIFT admission 2024.

The authorities will release the NIFT 2024 final results soon on NIFT admission portal - Qualified students can register for NIFT counselling and the seat allotment process. The NIFT seat allotment 2024 will depend on the candidates’ preferences, the total number of seats available, and other criteria. NIFT offers online counselling in multiple rounds and declares the NIFT 2024 seat allotment accordingly. Candidates will have to choose between accepting admission or continuing with the next round after each round of NIFT 2024 seat allotment. Candidates can check the NIFT 2024 counselling and seat allotment dates below. For more details on the NIFT 2024 seat allotment process, read the article below.

NIFT Seat Allotment 2024 Dates

Candidates who qualify for the NIFT entrance exam must follow the NIFT seat allotment 2024 dates to not miss any important events. Candidates can check the NIFT seat allotment 2024 dates such as NIFT seat allotment 2024 registration, last date, last day to pay NIFT seat allotment 2024 fees, and many more details from the following table.

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NIFT 2024 Seat Allotment and Counselling Dates


Dates (Tentative)

NIFT exam result date 2024 for written exam

March 20, 2024

NIFT situation test 2024April 13, 2024

Final NIFT result 2024 for Situation Test/ GDPI

MDes, MFTech, MFM - May 8, 2024

BDes, BFTech - May 14, 2024

Online NIFT seat allotment 2024 Registration, Choice filling, and locking

May 2024

NIFT seat allotment 2024 last date
To be notified

NIFT Seat Allocation for PwD Candidates

May 2024

Last date to pay the fee (PwD)

May 2024

NIFT Seat Allocation for Regular UG & PG Candidates

  • Round 1: Expected in the first week of June 2024

  • Round 2: Expected in the second week of June 2024

  • Round 3: Expected in the third week of June

  • Round 4: Expected in the first week of July

  • Round 5: Expected in the second week of July 2024

  • Round 6: Expected in the third week of July 2024

Last date to pay the fee (Regular UG & PG)

Expected in the fourth week of July 2024

How to check NIFT seat allotment 2024?

The NIFT seat allotment list for each round will be made available by the relevant authorities on the official website - 2024. Candidates can check the NIFT 2024 seat allotment by following the steps given below:

  • Start by visiting the official NIFT admissions website.

  • On the NIFT 2024 homepage, there will be an allotment list that candidates can click on.

  • click on the NIFT allotment list link, the screen will display the NIFT seat allotment details.

  • Candidates will then be taken to a login window where they need to enter their NIFT login credentials to view their NIFT seat allotment status.

  • Finally, candidates can download the NIFT allotment list and verify the seat allotment for the course they have applied for.

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Who can participate in the NIFT 2024 seat allotment?

The authorities have specified some eligibility criteria in NIFT seat allotment 2024 pdf. Candidates who meet the NIFT eligibility criteria and who will clear the NIFT Entrance Exam are eligible to participate in the NIFT seat allocation process. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for NIFT seat allotment 2024 registration form the below table.

Eligibility Criteria for NIFT Seat Allotment 2024 Registration


Entrance Exam

Qualifying Exam

UG programmes

Qualified for NIFT 2024 entrance exam, including Situation Test and Personal Interview (PI) as applicable

  • B.Des - Any subjects

  • B.F.Tech - Physics and Mathematics

Appeared for SAT (for Bachelor program) and has a valid score received by NIFT 2024


Qualified NIFT Entrance Exam 2024 for Artisan/ Children of Artisan category


Qualified NLEA Entrance Exam 2024

The candidate must have passed:

  • Class 10 exam

  • Completed two years of regular UG Diploma at NIFT after passing Class 12

  • Three or Four-year diploma recognized by AIU/ AICTE/ UGC or a State Board of Technical Education in courses related to Fashion/ Apparel/ Home Science/ Communication/ Handloom Technology/ Products/ Visual Graphic Design/ Textile and Accessories/ Industrial Design/ Multimedia Design/ Apparel Technology/ Leather/ Interior Design/ Fine Arts.

  • Passed the 10+2 exam recognized by AIU.

M.Des and MFM

The candidate must have qualified in NIFT 2024 Entrance Exam or appeared for the GMAT exam and has a valid NIFT 2024 score

The candidate must have a valid UG degree:

  • The candidate must have passed the UG exam in any discipline. OR

  • Completed a three-year UG diploma from NID/ NIFT


The candidate must have qualified in NIFT 2024 or appeared for the GMAT entrance exam and has a valid NIFT score

The candidate must any of the following criteria:

  • B.F.Tech from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), OR

  • BE/ BTech from any recognized institute

Candidate Eligible for Various Seat Quotas in NIFT

NIFT Institute


Eligible Candidates

All NIFT (except NIFT Srinagar)

Domicile Quota

Candidates who reside in the same state as the institute are eligible for a specific quota. 20% of the seats are reserved for these candidates.

All Indian Quota

All candidates

NIFT Srinagar

Domicile Quota

In NIFT Srinagar (J&K), there’s a unique provision where 35% of the seats are set aside specifically for eligible candidates from the union territories of Kashmir, Ladakh, Jammu, and for Kashmiri migrants.

All Indian Quota

All candidates

NIFT Seat Allotment Registration: A Step-by-Step Guide

The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) seat allotment process is a crucial part of the admission procedure for various academic programs. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to register for NIFT seat allotment:

  • Registration: Visit the official website- Candidates should find and click on the ‘Register for Counselling’ link.

  • NIFT Login: Candidates will be redirected to the seat allotment portal and click on the ‘sign in’ button. Enter the NIFT login credentials such as application number and date of birth and submit.

  • Filling in Preferences: After logging in, candidates will have the opportunity to specify their preferences for the academic program and select the desired course and campus.

  • Finalising Preferences: Once all necessary details have been filled in, candidates should review their choices and then submit their preferences.

  • Seat Allotment: Seat allotment is determined by several factors, including a candidate’s rank in the NIFT entrance exam, their category, and the preferences they’ve indicated. Candidates can verify their seat allotment status on the same portal.

  • Acceptance of Seat: If candidates are allotted a seat, they must accept it by paying the NIFT seat allotment 2024 fees online. It’s important to note that non-payment of the NIFT 2024 seat acceptance fee is considered as withdrawal from the admission process.

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NIFT 2024 Seat Allotment - Seat acceptance options

When accepting the seat online, a candidate needs to choose one of the following options. This choice will determine their preference for the academic program in the upcoming rounds of seat allocation.

  • Float: This option is for candidates who want to retain their allotted seat but also wish to upgrade it. They can opt for this choice.

  • Freeze: If a candidate is content with the result of the NIFT seat allotment and does not wish to participate in the subsequent rounds of NIFT counselling, they can choose the freeze option.

  • Slide: Candidates who want to keep the seat allotted in a specific round but are interested in upgrading the B.Des and M.Des programme within the same NIFT 2024 participating institute can select the slide option.

  • Withdraw: Candidates who have already accepted the allotted seat have the option to withdraw the seat by reporting at the allotted institute before the final round of NIFT seat allotment 2024.

NIFT Seat Matrix 2024

NIFT seat matrix released by the National Institute of Fashion Technology on its official website - 2024. Aspirants can view the NIFT seat matrix 2024 pdf to see the category-wise distribution of seats. The NIFT seat matrix will inform the candidates about the total seats in NIFT campuses. NIFT seat matrix shows the seat distribution for NIFT seats for OBC and general category candidates across different programmes and campuses, out of the total seats in nift 2024 which is 5289.

NIFT seat allotment for each course and campus under the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is subject to change based on availability and reservation norms. Candidates who successfully pass the NIFT entrance examination will be considered for seat allocation in NIFT. Candidates can check the NIFT seat for general category and other categories for UG and PG from the table below.

NIFT Seat Matrix 2024 BDes


Open, SC, ST, OBC(NCL), GEN-EWS, PwD (Open, SC, ST, OBC (NCL)

State Domicile

NRI/Foreign National

G. Total

Fashion Design (FD)





Leather Design (LD)





Accessory Design (AD)





Textile Design (TD)





Knitwear Design (KD)





Fashion Communication (FC)





NIFT 2024 Seat Matrix BFTech


Open, SC, ST, OBC(NCL), GEN-EWS, PwD (Open, SC, ST, OBC (NCL)

State Domicile

NRI/Foreign National

G. Total

Apparel Production (AP)





NIFT Total Seats For PG


Open, SC, ST, OBC(NCL), GEN-EWS, PwD (Open, SC, ST, OBC (NCL)

State Domicile

NRI/Foreign National

G. Total

Master of Design (M.Des.)





Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M)





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





Note: The seat matrix of NIFT 2024 includes Delhi campus and others, has been released by the concerned authorities and can be accessed on the official NIFT website, The total number of seats available for NIFT 2024 is 5289.


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Questions related to NIFT Entrance Exam

Have a question related to NIFT Entrance Exam ?

Hello aspirant,

The nationwide Institute of Fashion Technology offers a nationwide entrance exam called NIFT for admission to its fashion design programmes.

Every course has specific requirements that must be met in order to apply. For NIFT, there is no minimum age requirement, however it is evident that passing the 10+2 exam is a requirement in order to be admitted to any undergraduate programme in fashion design.

You cannot be admitted because you are in class eleven. However, you can apply to NIFT for experience and practice, and if your application is accepted, you can take the entrance exam. If you pass, however, be aware that you will not be able to retain your results for admission.

Thank you

Hope this information helps you.

Dear Aspirant,

Yes! If you want to pursue your under graduation from nift after 12th or even if you are appearing for12th exam then you are eligible to apply for the exam. There are several courses offered by nift which includes undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.

Age (Undergraduate degree programmes) -

  • General - the maximum age should be less than 24 years as on 1st august in the year of examination
  • Reserved category - 5 years relaxation

Hope this information helps :)

Dear aspirant

NIFT 2023 ELIGIBILITY - B.DES admission

1. Aspiring students must have completed a 10+2 board exam from any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education/State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi or,

2. Any Board/Public School/University Examination conducted in India or abroad which is equivalent to the 10+2 system and is accorded by the Association of Indian Universities or,

3. If candidates complete the General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Sri Lanka/ Cambridge/) at the Advanced (A) level/International Baccalaureate (IB) then, they are eligible to apply or,

4. Students will also be eligible if they have passed the 10+2 examination conducted by the National Open School with at least five subjects or,

5. Diploma of 3 or 4 years which is recognized by AICTE or State Board of Technical Education.

Age limit - Candidates must be of 23 years of age as of August 1, 2022. However, candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Person With Disability (PHP) get a relaxation of 5 years

Eligibility for B.F.Tech admission

1. Students must pass the Class 12 exam in the 10+2 pattern of examination with Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects from any recognized Central/ State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi or,

2. Any Public School/Board/University Exam in India or in foreign countries which is equivalent to a 10+2 system with Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics as a mandatory subjects. It must be recognized by the Association of Indian Universities or,

3. General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination(London/ Cambridge/ Sri Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/International Baccalaureate (IB) or,

4. Diploma of 3 or 4 years in any programme of engineering which is recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education or,

5. A passing grade in the Higher Secondary Education Examination held by the National Open School with at least five subjects - Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Age limit is same as B.des

You can check other details about eligibility criteria for NIFT from link below

Hope this was informative for you

Best regards!!


For BVoc courses in interior design, separate entrance exams are conducted by the concerned colleges. By giving NIFT you can only get admission in BDes and MDes courses in NIFTs and some other participating institutes.


In 2022 NIFT Entrance Examination was conducted in 32 cities. The candidates have to select the preference of the examination cities while filling the application form. Based on the availability, preferences of the examination cities you will be allotted an examination center. You have to appear for NIFT Entrance Examination in the allotted examination center as per the given schedule. You can select any city where examination is conducted while filling your preferences, make sure that you select the cities such that you can commute on the day of examination easily. Next year the list of examination cities may increase or decrease, the cities may vary.

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