Lateral Admission in NIFT 2018

NIFT 2018 details

For seats listed in Annexure III of the official notification, those who will get selected through lateral entry will join the regular UG students of NIFT in their second year

The candidates who have acquired Diploma/Degree will compete at an All India Entrance Exam to get lateral admission in the 3rd semester of UG Programmes of NIFT

The admission to these candidates will be strictly on merit which will be prepared based on the performance of candidates in written test, studio test/technology aptitude test, and a personal interview

At an All India, Entrance Exam to get Lateral Admission in the 3rd Semester of UG Programs of NIFT candidates who have acquired Diploma/Degree will compete.

The admission to these candidates will be strictly on merit which will be prepared based on the performance of candidates in written test, studio test/technology aptitude test, and a personal interview

Important dates to be remembered

Declaration of the result of eligible candidate’s documents 01st June 2018

Interface Counselling for Shortlisted candidates, allotment of Program and Campus as per Common Merit Rank (CMR): 11th June 2018

Pre-requisites by NIFT NLEA 2018

B.Des (Bachelor of Design)

Candidates should have passed Secondary School Examination/10th or; Passed Senior Secondary Exam /12th recognized by AIU; and

Candidates should have passed 3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE/AIU/UGC or a State Board of Technical Education; and

Students who have completed 2-year regular UG Diploma Program at NIFT or those who have attended courses related to Fashion/Apparel/Textile and Accessories/Home Science/ Handloom Technology/Products/Visual Communication/Graphic Design/Industrial Design / Interior Design/Multimedia Design/Apparel Technology/Leather or B.FTech (Apparel Production)

Candidates should have passed Secondary School Examination/10th and; passed 3 or 4-years textile technology/textile engineering/textile chemistry diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education or;

Candidates with the science background and a Diploma/ Degree in engineering may apply for Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) program as well as Bachelor of Design Program

Rests of the candidates are those who have an aptitude for creativity/innovation/fashion design may apply for Bachelor of Design Program.

Age limit

24 years as on 01st October 2018. By a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribe/ Persons with Disabilities (PWD) the upper age limit may be relaxed

Scheme of Exam NIFT NLEA 2018

At the NIFT Campus opted by the candidates will have to appear for an entrance exam, personal interview and verification of documents/eligibility; the entrance exam is designed to test the knowledge, skill aptitude of the candidate for the program opted

There is no negative marking. Entry to the Exam Centre will be allowed with Admit Card only. Mobiles and other InfoTech gadgets are not allowed inside the Exam Centre

Any foreign materials such as mobile or other InfoTech gadgets are strictly prohibited and candidates who violate these rules will be asked to leave the exam centre and shall be disqualified.

Mode of Payment

Credit Cards/Debit Cards Payments of application fee (Rs.1500/- or Rs.750/-) can be made through credit cards/debit cards as explained above. On the application fee, the Bank and transaction charges will be borne by the applicant.

For further reference along with proof of payment, Applicants are advised to keep a print-out/photocopy of Application Form

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