Application Procedure for NIFT

Published On: 04 Apr 2012

 | Last Updated On: 15 Oct 2013

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) awards degrees for undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral studies. The degrees awarded by the institute are recognized by the academia worldwide. NIFT offers Bachelor of Design (B.Des) in Fashion Design/Leather Design/Accessory Design/Textile Design/Knitwear Design/Fashion Communication, Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) in Apparel Production, Master of Design (M.Des), Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) and Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech) programs.

Candidates who are interested in taking admission to bachelor’s and master’s programs offered at NIFT for the session commencing in 2014, can start filling the application form. Details regarding filling up the application procedure is given below -

How to Apply for NIFT 2014 –

Candidates can apply online at or

Guidelines for applying online may be referred for the purpose. The applicant need not buy the admission prospectus as the prospectus is available at NIFT website free of cost. However, the application fees has to be paid either through online payment gateway or through bank demand draft issued in favour of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi.

  • Fees for General/OBC (Non-Creamy) Category: Rs. 1200/- through payment gateway or demand draft.
  • Fees for SC/ST/PHP Category: Rs. 600/- through payment gateway or demand draft.

Mode of Payment: Credit cards/debit cards and demand draft

Credit Cards/Debit Cards:

  • Payments of application fee (Rs. 1200/- or Rs. 600/-) can be made through credit cards/debit cards as explained. The bank and transaction charges on the application fee will be borne by the applicant.
  • Candidates are advised to apply on time. Candidates can apply after 10th Jan 2014 with late fees, through credit/debit cards and demand draft.

Demand Draft:

  • Payment of application fee (Rs. 1200/- in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) candidates and Rs. 600/- in case of SC/ST/PHP candidates) can be made through bank demand draft as explained. The demand draft should be issued in favour of “NIFTHO”, payable at New Delhi. The details of the demand draft are to be filled in the online application form.
  • Candidates are advised to check the following details carefully before sending the demand draft
    • DD made in favour of “NIFT HO” ,
    • Amount of demand draft as applicable i.e. Rs. 1200/- in case of General/OBC (Non-Creamy) candidates and Rs. 600/- in case of SC/ST/PHP candidates.
    • Signature of the issuing authority on the demand draft.

Candidates applying through demand draft are required to send the printout of the application form, duly completed in all respect, along with demand draft on the following address: Project Manager - CMS, All India Management Association, Management House, 14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003

The duly filled in form should reach the above address on or before January 14, 2014. Incomplete forms or forms received late will not be accepted. The institute does not take any responsibility for delay or loss of forms or correspondence in postal transit or by courier. Candidates are advised to keep the copy of printout and demand draft for future reference. Applicants are advised to keep a print out/photocopy of application form for further reference along with proof of payment.

Printed Prospectus:

The applicant applying online need not buy the admission prospectus as the prospectus is available at NIFT website free of cost. However, printed copy of the prospectus can be obtained from any of the 15 NIFT campuses on payment of Rs. 200/- or by post enclosing a DD of Rs. 300/- in favour of NIFT, payable at the NIFT campus.

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