NIFT 2020-Exam, Application Form, Date, Eligibility, Result

By | November 8, 2019

The Application Form for NIFT 2020 is available here. We are providing here a direct link on our page to apply for the exam. National Institute of Fashion Technology conducts NIFT exam every year. Through NIFT 2020 you will get admission in Bachelors of Design, Bachelors of Fashion Technology, Master of Fashion Technology, Master of Design, Master of Fashion Management, etc.  To get admission in the National Institute of Fashion Technology you will need to qualify Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT). The application form for the NIFT entrance exam 2020 is released on 23rd October 2019. Read the complete article to know more details about the NIFT exam.

NIFT 2020

Important Dates and Details of NIFT 2020

NIFT 2020. All the candidates who are going to appear for the exam should know all the important dates and details of NIFT 2020. Here you can check official dates (announced) of the National Institute of Fashion and Technology Entrance Test 2020 in the following table.

Name of the Events Official Dates
NID Application Form Release Date 23rd October 2019
Last date to Apply 31st December 2019
Application correction window opens 1st-4th January 2020
Last date to register with a late fee of Rs. 5000 4th January 2020
NIFT Admit Card 2020 10th January 2020
Examination Dates 19th January 2020
Declaration of the Result February/March 2020
Observation/Objection by the candidate for written exam 22nd-24th January 2020
Last date of registration for Foreign nationals/ NRIs/SAARC 30th April 2020
Release of Call Letter for PG programs March 2020
Situation Test/GD/Interview April/May 2020
Declaration of Final Result May or June 2020
Counseling process End of May/June 2020

Eligibility Criteria of NIFT 2020

Candidates must know eligibility criteria before apply for the NIFT 2020 Application Form. You will get to know whether you are eligible or not eligible for the exam with the help of eligibility criteria. Students can check eligibility criteria for the NIFT 2020 entrance exam in the following point. Eligibility criteria is different for all programs like B.F.Tech, B.Desh, M.F.Tech and M.Desh.

Application Form For NIFT 2020

The conducting authorities release the application form for NIFT every year so that interested candidate apply for the exam. National Institute of Fashion and Technology will release online application of NIFT 2020 in the month of October 2019. In the NIFT 2020 application form, you have to provide basic details like Candidate’s Name, Active email id, Active mobile number etc. You can check steps to fill the application form of NIFT 2020 in the below-mentioned points.

  • Go to the official website of NIFT.
  • Click on the link “NIFT 2020 Application Form”.
  • First register yourself by providing basic details like Name, Mobile Number, Email id, etc.
  • After registration, application number and password will be issued to candidates for filling NIFT 2020 Application Form.
  • Login to the portal using application number and password.
  • Submit all details and upload all-important document in the application form.
  • Carefully check all the details before submission of the NIFT 2020 Application form.
  • In last pay the application form and take printout confirmation of the application form.

NIFT 2020 Admit Card

The Conducting Authorities will release NIFT Admit Card 2020 in online mode at the official website. Admit card is the most important identity proof of the candidate to appear in the exam. No candidate will be allowed to take entry in the examination hall without NIFT Admit Card. Student can download the admit card of NIFT 2020 from the month of January 2020. You must keep in mind that conducting authorities will not send NIFT 2020 Hall Ticket separately to any aspirant via post or any other medium.

NIFT 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates who will appear in NIFT 2020 must know the exam pattern. It will help you in preparation. NIFT 2020 examination tests the candidates’ knowledge, skill, and aptitude for the program chosen by them. NIFT exam conducts in 3 stages which are CAT, GAT and Situation Test. Candidates who will be selected in the CAT and GAT exam of NIFT 2020 will be called for the Situation Test in April 2020.

Creative Ability Test For B.Desh

CAT judges intuitive ability, power of observation in concept development and design ability of the candidates. An important aspect of the test is to evaluate the creative and innovative use of colour and illustration skills.

General Ability Test For B.Desh



Test duration

2 hours


English comprehension

Quantitative ability

Communication ability

Analytical ability

General knowledge and current affairs

Number of questions








Situation Test For NIFT B.Desh

The shortlisted candidates after the written entrance examination will have to appear for the situation test, which will be 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 to them.

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NIFT Syllabus 2020

Knowing the syllabus and exam pattern is the first step towards the preparation of any exam. Here we are providing complete detail of the NIFT 2020 syllabus in the following tables.

NIFT Syllabus 2020 for GAT

Quantitative ability

Effective communication

Communication ability and English comprehension

Leadership qualities

Problem-solving approach

Analytical and logical ability

General knowledge and current affairs

Case study

NIFT Syllabus for CAT

Creativity in thought development

Design ability

Observation power

Discernment ability

NIFT Syllabus for Situation Test

Innovative and creative use of given material

Finesse of the model and overall

Colour scheme

Construction skill

Space visualization

Composition of elements

NIFT Group Discussion

Ability to generate new ideas

Problem-solving approach

Leadership qualities

Effective communication

Contribution made to the topic

Interpersonal skills

Conceptual clarity

Knowledge of the topic assigned

NIFT Personal Interview

Career orientation

General awareness and aptitude

Aptness for the field


Overall personal achievements in academics & co-curricular activities

Creative and lateral thinking

NIFT 2020 Result

The result of NIFT 2020 will be declared after completion of CAT, GAT, Situation Test and interview. National Institute of Fashion and Technology will declare NIFT result in the month of February or March 2020. It will publish in online mode at the official website. Students will require application number and date of birth at the login portal to check NIFT Result. The result will not be sent separately to any aspirant via post or any other medium. You will have to visit the official website to check your NIFT Result.

Counselling Process For NIFT 2020

After the declaration of the result, the Counselling Process for NIFT 2020 will start. You have to register online first to take part in the counselling process. Only those candidate will be able to take part in the counselling process who clear cut off marks of NIFT 2020 and make a place in the common merit list. Following documents will require at the counselling process of NIFT.

  • 10th and 12th Mark sheet
  • 10th and 12th Pass certificate
  • Several Passport size photographs
  • Category certificate
  • Medical Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Bank Draft
  • Affidavit of provisional admission
  • Anti- Ragging certificate
  • Provisional call letter

Preparation Tips For NIFT 2020

  • Make a proper study time table and review the complete details of the exam before starting the preparation.
  • Note down all important formulas separately.
    Stay confident and positive.
  • Revision is the key to success for this exam.
  • Enjoy during preparation.
  • Work on your weak areas first.

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