NIIFT Entrance Exam – North India Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Exam

NIIFT Entrance Exam –  North India Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Exam acronym as NIIFT Entrance Exam is conducted by North India Institute of Fashion Technology –  the leading Institute of Fashion Technology in Punjab –  every year for admission to following give graduate and post graduate programme:

Programme Eligibility Centre
3 Years B.Sc in Fashion Design 10+2 or Equivalent Mohali/Ludhiana/Jalandhar
3 Years B.Sc in Textile Design 10+2 or Equivalent Mohali
3 Years B.Sc in Fashion Design in Knit 10+2 or Equivalent Ludhiana
2 Years M.Sc in Garment Manufacturing Technology Graduate Mohali
3 Years M.Sc in Fashion Marketing & Management Graduate Mohal

NIIFT Entrance Exam Eligibility :-

Educational Qualification For Bachelor Programs +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognised Central/State Board of Secondary Examination or equivalent or General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level. Or

3 or 4 years diploma recognized by AICET or any state technical education board

For Post Graduate Programme B.Sc/B.Tech/B.E Or B.A/B.Com/BCA/BBA with any one of the below given subjects i.e. Economics, Statistics, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Textile, Fashion, Accounts,Computers, Home Science or any other related diploms.

NIIFT Entrance Exam Pattern :-

NIIFT Entrance Exam consist of  a three hours written test followed by situation test and interview having following given waitage:

Programme  Test  Waitage
Bachelor’s Programme Writtern Test Situation Test Personal Interview  60% 20% 20%


Master’s Programme Writtern TestPersonal Interview 80%20%

Situation Test:

Shortlisted candidates for Bachelor’s 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.

No additional material will be provided / allowed.

Model will be evaluated on Space Visualization, Innovative and creative use of given material, composition of elements, colour scheme, construction skill , finesse of the model and overall presentation etc. These parameters will be checked with the write up explaining the concept / idea behind the model constructed.

Personal Interview:

A candidate is judged on the various parameters as listed below by a Panel, in the Personal Interview:

  1. Career orientation
  2. Aptness for the field
  3. Overall personal achievements in academics and co-curricular activities
  4. Communication
  5. General awareness and aptitude, creative and lateral thinking are likely to be useful.

NIIFT Entrance Exam Syllabus:

NIIFT consists of questions from General Ability and Aptitude.

How to apply for NIIFT Entrance Exam?

Submission of Online Application Form :-

For applying online candidates are required to visit NIIFT website for filling of application forms. The detail procedure is available on the official website.

Candidates belonging to General Category are required to make payment of Rs.1750/- either direct online payment through credit card / Debit card/ net banking to AIMA or in form of Demand Draft of Rs.1750/- in favour of NIIFT Mohali.

Candidates belonging to SC/ST/ PHP Category are required to make payment of Rs.1150/-either direct online payment through credit card / Debit card/ net banking to AIMA or in form of Demand Draft of Rs.1150/- in favour of NIIFT Mohali.

Candidates belonging to NRI category are required to make payment of USD 100 vide DD in favour of NIIFT Mohali.

Fill the form online and send a printout of filled in form along with photograph pasted on it and demand draft ( if applicable ) to The Manager CMS, All India Management Association , Management House , Lodhi Road , New Delhi-11000.

Submission of Manually Filled Forms :-

The prospectus along with application forms can be obtained on payment of Rs.500/- by hand and Rs 600/- by post through cash or Demand Draft from all the centres of NIIFT.

The Forms can also be purchased from the selected branches of HDFC Banks.(list available at

Admission form duly filled along with the demand Draft of fee mentioned below in favour of NIIFT Mohali, payable at Mohali should be sent to The Director, NIIFT, opposite DIC, Phase -1, Industrial Area Mohali, Punjab.

General Category : 1200/- SC/ST/PHP Category : Rs600/-

NIIFT Entrance Exam Fee and mode of payment:

The Application Fees has to be paid either through online payment gateway or through Bank Demand Draft.,

  • Fees for General/OBC (Non-Creamy) Category: Rs.1200 
  • Fees for SC/ ST/ PHP Category: Rs.600

NIIFT Entrance Exam Dates:

NIIFT Entrance Exam is usually conducted in the months of June.

NIIFT Entrance Exam Test Centers :-

Centre Code
Chandigarh 01
Dehradun 02
Delhi 03
Lucknow 04
Patna 05
Ludhiana 06

NIIFT Entrance Exam Contact Details:

The Director NIIFT,

Opposite DIC Phase -1, Industrial Area,

Mohali, Punjab.

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