NIFT 2021 Exam Dates, NIFT Exam Schedule- Check Complete Time Table

NIFT 2021 Exam Dates: NIFT Entrance Examination 2021 date has been recently announced. The annual entrance examination conducted by the National Institute of Fashion Technology is scheduled for 14th February 2021. Interested candidates can apply online for the examination via the official portal – The online application form will be available from 14/12/2020 to 20/01/2021. The institute invites applications every year for fashion and design aspirants. The exam schedule has been released by the institute. Check the complete article to know about the NIFT 2021 exam dates and exam schedule.


NIFT 2021- Overview

ExaminationNIFT 2021 Entrance Examination
Examination Type National level
Conducted byNIFT, National Institute of Fashion Technology
Academic Session2021-22
Examination FrequencyOnce a year
Courses OfferedUG- B.Des, B.F.Tech
PG- M.Des, M.F.Tech , MFM
Date of Examination14th Feb 2021
Mode of ExaminationPaper-Based Test (PBT)

NIFT 2021 Important Dates

The applicants must keep in check with the exam dates and schedule. The tentative exam schedule as declared by the examination authorities is as follows:

NIFT 2021 EventsDates
Online Application Form Submission Starts14 Dec 2020
Online Application Form Submission Ends without late fee21 Jan 2021 (11:59 pm)
Last date for online submission with late fee24 Jan 2021
Correction Window25-28 Jan 2021
Admit Card Availability1 Feb 2021 (2 pm onwards )
Written Examination Date14 Feb 2021
Written Examination Result DeclarationFeb/ March 2021*
Situation Test/ GD/ PIApril-May 2021*
Final Result Declaration End of May/June 2021*
CounselingJune 2021 onwards*
*The confirmation of the schedule shall be provided when the authorities announce them officially.

It is advised for the applicants to regularly visit the official website to keep track of any change in the exam schedule.

It is statutory for the candidate to produce his/her COVID-19 Test Report on the written examination day.

NIFT 2021 Exam Schedule

The NIFT 2021 schedule has been issued for the following course programs. The written examination is on 14-Feb-2021 for five courses- B.Des, M.Des, B.F.Tech, M.F.Tech, and M.F.M.

The examination will be conducted in two parts- CAT (Creative Ability Test) and GAT (General Ability Test).

The examination will in offline mode i.e. pen and paper test or PBT (Paper Based Test) on 14th February 2020 in 32 different cities across the country.


Also check the following articles to have an idea about the eligibility criteria, exam pattern, marking scheme and complete syllabus of the examination.

NIFT 2021- Other Useful Links

NIFT 2021 Eligibility Criteria, Qualification & Age Limit
NIFT 2021 Exam Pattern, Types of Question, Marking Scheme
NIFT 2021 Syllabus, CAT & GAT Complete Syllabus
NIFT 2021 Preparation Tips
NIFT Admit Card 2021

Situation Test

The Situation Test will be conducted between April and May 2021 tentatively. Only those candidates have to appear for this test who have cleared the written examination of B.Des. This is designed to judge the candidates on the basis of their skills of material handling and ability to produce productive models from the given set of materials.

The result of the situation test will be declared on the spot by the appointed panel.

NIFT 2021 Important Links

Official WebsiteClick here
Official Portal Click here
Prospectus 2021Click here
Admission Guidelines 2021Click here

About NIFT

NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology), established in 1986 offers various level programmes in the field of Design and Management. The institute has 17 campuses presently located in different cities throughout the country. NIFT 17 campuses are at New Delhi, Chennai, Jodhpur, Kolkata, Patna, Gandhinagar, Mumbai, Srinagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Kangra, Kannur, Raebareli, Bengaluru, Shillong, Hyderabad, and Panchkula.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the last date to submit the application form?

The online application form can be submitted by 21 January 2021 till 11:59 pm.

When is the last date to submit the application form fee with late fee?

The last date to submit the application form fee with late late fee is 24 January, 2021.

What is the eligibility criteria for the examination?

Check NIFT 2021 Eligibility Criteria, Qualification & Age Limit

Do the shortlisted candidates of B.F.Tech also need to appear for the Situation Test?

No. The situation test will be conducted only for the shortlisted candidates of B.Des.

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