National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) was set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. It has emerged as the premier Institute of Design, Management and Technology, developing professionals for taking up leadership positions in fashion business in the emerging global scenario. NIFT has been granted statutory status under the act of Parliament of India in 2006, empowering the Institute to award degrees and other academic distinctions.
The Institute is a pioneer in envisioning and evolving fashion business education in the country through a network of fifteen professionally managed domestic centres at Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Raebareli and Shillong.
NIFT has set academic standards and excelled in thought leadership by providing a pool of creative genius and technically competent professionals. The Institute provides a common platform for fashion education, research and training.
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All eligible candidates will have to appear for a written entrance examination at the Examination Centres opted by them. The written entrance examination is designed to test the knowledge, skill and aptitude of the candidates for the programme opted
The objective type tests are subject to negative marking
at the rate of 0.25 for each wrong answer.
Design programs - Creative Ability Test (3hrs) & General Ability Test (2hrs)
Technology & Management programs - Managerial Ability Test (2hrs) & General Ability Test (2hr)
NIFT SYLLABUS FOR
1) Quantitative Ability: This sub-test is designed to test the quantitative ability of the candidates. The sub test consists of questions on Addition, Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Percentage, Rate of Interest, Work and Task, Ratio and Proportion, and Distance.
2) Communication Ability: This sub-test is aimed at testing the language ability of the candidates in day to
day communication in English. It includes questions on synonyms, antonyms, words with corresponding
meanings, singular, plural, one word substitutes, idioms and phrases, correct spellings, etc.
3) English Comprehension: This sub-test is to test one's ability to comprehend a situation from a given passage.
4) Analytical Ability: This sub-test is designed to test the candidate's inference and logic from the given
5) General Knowledge and Current Affairs: This sub-test is designed to test the candidate's general knowledge and current affairs.
his test is administered to judge the intuition skill, power of observation, innovation in development of a concept and design ability of the candidate. An important aspect of the test is the creative and innovative medium use of colour and illustration skills.
It is a test to judge the managerial effectiveness. This test comprises of various sub-tests as given below:
1) Case Study
2) Logical Ability
1) Case Study: This sub-test is based on a situation of an industry environment. It helps to evaluate the
candidate's managerial ability.
2) Logical Ability: This sub-test is aimed to evaluate the candidate's ability to identify the logic or reason
involved in a particular problem given and applying the logic in solving the problem. Concepts and practice of creative and lateral thinking are likely to be useful. Short listed candidates from the written entrance examination are required to undergo situation test/Group Discussion (GD) / Interview as applicable.
Shortlisted candidates from the written entrance examination are required to undergo a Situation Test which is a hands-on test to evaluate the candidate's skills for material handling and innovative ability on a given situation with a given set of materials.
Case Study based Group Discussions would comprise of approximately 15 to 20 minutes of discussion on a case study assigned on which a panel of experts will assess the candidates on the following parameters:
1) Conceptual clarity
2) Knowledge of the topic assigned
3) Contribution made to the topic
4) Interpersonal skills
5) Ability to generate new ideas
6) Problem solving approach
7) Leadership qualities
8) Effective communication
A candidate is judged on the various parameters during individual personal interview by a panel, as listed below:
1) Career orientation
2) Aptness for the field
3) Overall personal achievements in academics and cocurricular activities
5) General awareness and aptitude, creative and lateral thinking are likely to be useful.
The weightage assigned to each test in the final merit list of the entrance examination will be as under: In case of the score being equal, the older candidate according to the date of birth will be given preference.
Eligibility For Bachelor Programmes - Design
B. Des. (Fashion Design / Leather Design / Accessory Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication)
Please note that the upper age limit for applying in bachelor programmes is restricted to 23 years as on 1st November, 2012.
M.Des. (Master of Design)
Eligibility For Master Programme - Management
M.F.M. (Master of Fashion Management)
Eligibility For Master Programme - Technology
M.FTech. (Master of Fashion Technology)
Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park
New Delhi - 110 016,
Contact: Prof.Monika Gupta, Director
Plot - 3B, Block-LA,
Near 16 No. Water Tank,
Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata - 700 098
Contact: Prof. Bibekananda Benerjee, Registrar
NIFT Campus, C.A. Site No. 21st,
Sector 1, 27th Main Road,
HSR Layout, Bengaluru - 560034
Contact: Ms. K. Usha (IAS), Director
Plot No. 15, Sector - 4
Kharghar, Navi Mumbai - 410 210
Tel: 022-27745549 , 27747000 / 7100
Contact: Ms.Nilima Rani Singh, Director
MP Bhoj Open University Campus,
Kolar Road, Bhopal - 462 016, MP
Contact: Mr. Jabber Singh, Director
Plot no. 24, Opposite KIIT School of mamagement,
Chandaka Industrial Estate, Bhubaneshwar-751024, Odisha
Contact: Dr. K.C.S Ray, Director
2nd Floor, Udyog Bhavan,
East Gandhi Maidan, Patna, 800004
Tel: 0612-2675087, 2675464
Contact: Prof. Sanjay Shrivastav, Director
GH-O, Road, Behind Info City
Gandhinagar - 382 007
Contact: Ms. Sameeta Rajora(IFS), Director
Vidya Mandir, ITI Premises, Doorbhash Nagar, Raebareli, UP - 229 010
Tel: 0535-2702422 / 31
Contact: Dr. A.k. Khare, Director
Opposite Hi-tech City, Cyberabad
Madhapur, Hyderabad - 500 081
Contact:Dr. K.S. Pratap Kumar, Director
North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (Old NEIGRIHMS Campus)
'C' Block, Pasteur Hills, Lawmali,
Shillong - 793 001
Contact: Ms.W.A.M. Booth, Director
NIFT campus, Inside Sojati Gate,
Jodhpur - 342001, Rajasthan,
Contact : Mr. Jabber Singh (IFS), Director
Old Govt. Polytechnic, Residential Campus,
Chheb, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh - 176001
Tel: 01892-263872, Fax: 01892-260872
Contact: Prof.Bala Siddhartha, Director