NIFT was set up at New Delhi in 1986 under the aegis of 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.


Apply Offline (Manual Method)
Application Form along with the hard copy of the prospectus can be obtained from any of the 15 NIFT Centres on payment of `300/- or by post enclosing a DD of `300/- in favour of NIFT, New Delhi. Candidates are required to submit a Demand Draft /Banker’s Cheque for `1100/- drawn in favour of ‘National Institute of Fashion Technology’ payable at New Delhi, alongwith the NIFT Application Form filled-in manually as under :
  • General/OBC (Non-Creamy) Category : 1100/-
  • SC/ST or Person with Disabilities Category :  550/-

Application submitted without the Demand Draft of required amount will not be accepted.
Note: Demand Drafts /Banker’s Cheque made from any branch of Union Bank of India will not be charged any commission / making charges. Physically Handicapped Persons, i.e. 49% reservation shall be applicable to the domicile seats also. Any Domicile seat remaining vacant will lapse and not be converted to any other category/Centre.

Application Form complete in all respects alongwith Demand Draft / Banker’s Cheque of requisite amount should be sent to the following address:

Project Manager - CMS
All India Management Association
Management House, 14, Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003

The completed form should reach the above address on or before 14.01.2013.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.

Important Dates
Application Form Available Online06 November, 2012 to 14 January, 2013
Last Date of submission
14th January, 2013
Availability of Admit CardOn or After 30 January 2012 (1400 hours)
Paper Based Test(PBT) Entrance Examination for All Programmes(BDES/BFTECH/MFM/MDES/MFTECH)10 February, 2013 (Sunday)
Computer Based Test(CBT) Entrance  Examination
6th and 7th April 2013 (for admission to BFTech, MFTech and MFM)
Entrance Examination Result15 April 2013
Situation Test/GD/InterviewsApril - May, 2013
Declaration of Final ResultsEnd of May, 2013 / June, 2013
CounsellingJune, and July, 2013 (Dates and mode will be intimated on the NIFT website in April)