National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Test 2022

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Last Updated on April 13, 2023 by Akwaowo Akpan

The NIFT entrance exam is administered by the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) 2022 to select candidates for enrollment in fashion design programs. About 23,000 applicants took the NIFT entrance exam in 2022 in order to be accepted into the UG and PG programs the design school offered. In the field of fashion education, NIFT is a pioneer.

NIFT Entrance Exam 2022 Important Dates

Event Date
Start date to fill NIFT application forms Last week of October 2021
Last date to submit application form without late fee Last week of December 2021
Last date to submit application form with late fee First week of January 2022
Download NIFT entrance exam admit card online Second week of January 2022
NIFT entrance exam day Third week of January 2022
Declaration of result for NIFT written exam Second week of March 2022
Declaration of final merit list for BDes Last week of June 2022
Declaration of final merit list for MDes, MFTech & MFM Third week of July 2022

NIFT Entrance Exam 2022 Highlights

Event Details Specifications
Exam Name National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Entrance Exam
Conducting Body National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
Exam Level National Level Exam
Exam Frequency Once a Year
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration CAT for BDes: 3 Hours

GAT for BDes & MDes: 2 Hours

GAT for BFTech, MFM, MFTech: 3 Hours

Language English
Exam Purpose Admission into 16 NIFTs
Course Offered BDes, BFTech, MDes, MFTech, MFM
No. of Test Cities 32 cities in India
No. of Accepting Colleges 16
Exam Helpdesk No. 011-26542000
Official Website

NIFT 2022 Application Process

The registration process entails four steps. Before starting to fill out the form, read the instructions that were provided at the beginning. The NIFT registration fee will also be lost if inaccurate information is submitted, rendering the application ineligible.

The steps are as follows:

Step 1: Registration – Visit the official website of NIFT 2022 and enter your email id, phone number, and date of birth.

Note: Number and ID must be active and valid, as the entire communication related to the exam will be notified on it.

Step 2: The applying candidate needs to fill the application form by entering your personal details like contact information, academic details, work experience, program preference and exam center preference.

Note: In case, any incorrect information entered, there will be a risk of the application being rejected.A one-time facility to make corrections in the form is also provided.

Step 3: Upload all the required documents – Scan and Upload your documents (Photograph, Signatures & Required certificated) according toBHU UET 2022 Photo Size, Dimension, Format and Other Details

Step 4: Payment of Application Fee – NIFT 2022 Application Fee can be paid online via net banking/credit card/debit card.

NIFT 2022 registration fee is different for general and reserved category candidates.

Students need to fill the application form as per the below-mentioned filling criteria:

Details Asked Filling criteria
Candidates Name Name should be according to written on the High school documents. Do not add any salutations like Mr/ Mrs/ Ms/ Dr etc.
Fathers Name
Mother Name
Password It should contain minimum 6 alpha numeric characters
Date of Birth Date of Birth should be written in the format DD/MM/YYYY
Address Enter the communication details
Nationality Choose the nationality from the given options
Category Choose category from OBC/ SC/ ST
Are you physically challenged? Select Yes/ No
Sex Choose among Male, Female, Transgender and Other

NIFT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

NIFT Admission Criteria
Programme Test Weightage
Bachelor of Design (BDes) CAT 50%
GAT 50%
Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFTech) GAT 100%
Master of Design (MDes) CAT 40%
GAT 30%
Online Interview 30%
Master of Fashion Technology (MFTech) GAT 70%
Online Interview 30%
Master of Fashion Management (MFM) GAT 70%
Online Interview 30%

NIFT 2022 Syllabus – GAT

  1. General knowledge and current affairs

  2. Case Study

  3. Effective Communication

  4. Communication ability and English comprehension

  5. Quantitative

  6. Problem-solving approach

  7. Analytical and logical ability

NIFT Syllabus 2022 – CAT

  • Observation power

  • Discernment ability

  • Design ability

  • Creativity in thought development

NIFT Exam Pattern Highlights for BDes Admissions 2022

The exam format must be thoroughly understood by applicants for admission to the BDes program in order to be comfortable throughout the exam.

  BDes Admissions 2022: NIFT Exam Pattern Highlights for GAT
Number of sections 5 (Quantitative Ability, Communication Ability, English Comprehension, Analytical Ability, General Knowledge and Current Affairs)
Duration of exam 120 minutes (2 hours)
Number of questions 100
Language of paper English/ Hindi
Number of answer choices 4
Mode of examination Offline

NIFT BDes Exam Pattern 2022 for GAT

The candidates apllying for NIFT 2022 can refer to the table below to know the detailed pattern.

Section No of Questions in NIFT GAT for BDes
Quantitative Ability 20
Communication Ability 25
English Comprehension 25
Analytical Ability 15
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 15
Total Number of Questions 100

NIFT CAT Exam Pattern for BDes Admissions

The candidates aplling for admission to BDes must know theexam pattern properly in order to be confindent while sitting for the exam.

  • Design ability
  • Intuitive ability
  • Observation skills
  • Concept development skills
  • Creative use of colour
  • Illustration skills
NIFT CAT Exam Highlights for BDes
Number of Questions 3
Type of Questions Drawing questions
Duration 3 hours
Maximum marks 100
Mode of examination Offline

NIFT 2022 Exam Centers and Seats

College No. of Seats for Admissions 2021
NIFT Bengaluru 371
NIFT Bhopal 133
NIFT Chennai 371
NIFT Gandhinagar 287
NIFT Hyderabad 294
NIFT Kannur 311
NIFT Kolkata 336
NIFT Mumbai 334
NIFT New Delhi 413
NIFT Patna 265
NIFT Raebareli 210
NIFT Shillong 133
NIFT Kangra 221
NIFT Jodhpur 266
NIFT Bhubaneswar 266
NIFT Srinagar 84
Total No. of Seats 4,297

NIFT Cut-OFF 2022

The minimum score an applicant must obtain to be admitted to the program and college of his or her choice is known as the NIFT entrance exams cutoff  mark 2022. Each course offered at various NIFT campuses has a category-by-category publication of the NIFT entrance exams cutoff mark.

The design school also publishes the last merit rank that is awarded admission in various design courses offered at each NIFT campus as part of the NIFT cutoff 2022.

Factors Determining NIFT Cutoff 2022

NIFT cutoffs 2022 will on the below mentioned factors:

  • Total number of candidates appeared for NIFT entrance exam 2022.
  • Total number of candidates who cleared NIFT exam.
  • Difficulty level of NIFT exam.
  • Total seats available for admissions.
  • Performance of candidates in NIFT exam.
  • Previous years’ NIFT cutoff.

NIFT 2022 Preparation Tips

  • Candidate should get into the habit of reading a newspaper or a magazine which covers the contemporary events on an everyday basis. Reading Materials help build a good vocabulary and with the General Knowledge section.
  • Brush up the basics of English grammar to tackle the error detection questions and sentence correction in MCQ asked.
  • Learn and identify new words with their meaning and usage.
  • Listen to speeches or watch movies and/or documentaries with subtitles. This will increase the knowledge of spoken English and might come in use while attempting sentence completion and para jumble questions.
  • Candidates should talk to people in English. They may feel sluggish and shy at first and will make lots of mistakes but soon they will discover that with more talking, their confidence, as well as their accuracy, is increasing.

NIFT 2022 Counselling

NIFT 2022 Counselling will be held online for allotment of seats. Candidates can check the counselling schedule on the website. Students will have to bring their original documents and certificates for verification.

The documents required to be brought during counselling process are mentioned below:

  • 10th class certificate
  • 12th class certificate
  • Qualifying exam marks card
  • Degree certificate
  • Category certificate (required only for resident of Karnataka)
  • Income certificate
  • Print out of online application form
  • Transfer certificate, etc.

NIFT 2022 Result

The details related to NIFT BHU UET 2022 result has been provided:

The NIFT 2022 result will be uploaded on the official website of NIFT.

The candidate who appeared in the NIFT 2022 can check it online.

To check the result, the candidate must follow the steps given below:

  • Browse for the NIFT official website.
  • Now, enter you ID and password and Log in.
  • Thereafter, enter your enrolment number and Date of Birth.
  • Click on submit.
  • Your NIFT 2022 result will be there.
  • The candidates who qualify NIFT 2021 can appear for the counselling.
  • Seats will be allotted to students in counselling.


  • Akwaowo Akpan

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