National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), a premier institute offering fashion and design education, has officially announced admissions 2018 on October 14. As per the notification, NIFT 2018 online registration will commence from October 20 onwards. A total of 2,370 seats across Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Fashion Technology programmes will be filled on the basis of candidates’ performance in the entrance exam that will be held in February 2018.
Admissions will be offered across 16 campuses of NIFT that are located in New Delhi, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Patna, Raebareli, Shillong and Srinagar. B.Design seats will be filled across six programmes including Fashion Design, Leather Design, Accessory Design, Textile Design, Knitwear Design and Fashion Communication. B.FTech. will be offered in Apparel Production.
Candidates seeking admissions to B.Des programme will have to appear for NIFT 2018 Creative Ability Test (CAT) as well as General Ability Test (GAT). Shortlisted ones will be required to take the Situation Test. For admission to B.F.Tech programmes, candidates will have to take GAT only.
Candidates must be of 23 years of age as on October 1, 2017 in order to fill the application form. The upper age limit is relaxed by a period of five years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/Differently Abled Person (PHP). Also, they must have cleared the +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination.
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