National Institute of Fashion Technology has begun the application process for NIFT 2021 for providing admission to B.Des, M.Des, B.F Tech, M.F.M, and courses. Go through the post to know how to fill NIFT Application Form 2021.

Your age should be a maximum of 24 years as of 01 August 2021 and the minimum required qualification is 12th standard from any recognized board to apply for the exam.

NIFT Application Form Dates 2021

The registration window is opened for all the courses of NIFT. Let us have a look at the table below to know all the important events related to the NIFT 2021 Exam.

Events Dates
Starting of Online Registration 14 December 2020
Last date to register 21 January 2021
The last date to register with the late fee of Rs. 5000 24 January 2021
Application correction window opens 25 January 2021
Last date to edit the application form 28 January 2021
Availability of Admit card 01 February 2021
NIFT 2021 Exam 14 February 2021

For Foreign Nationals/ SAARC/ NRI, the important dates for the NIFT application form are mentioned below:

Events Dates
Starting of Online Registration 06 January 2021
Last date to register 30 April 2021

NIFT Online Coaching

NIFT Online Coaching

How to fill the NIFT Application Form 2021?

You have to fill the NIFT Registration Form 2021 in only online mode from the official website. You must make sure to fill the online form on or before the last date. 

Guidelines to Fill NIFT 2021 Application Form

Step 1: Create Log In/Sign Up

  • visit the official website of NIFT i.e. to register for the exam
  • Click on the "Fresh candidates to Login" tab
  • Enter details like Name, Date of birth, Category, and Email ID  to create your NIFT login ID
  • Click on the "Submit" button
  • Upon successful registration, your login credentials will be sent to the registered email address.
  • Note that the details provided by the applicant in their login ID cannot be modified at a later stage. Thus, you need to fill in the information very carefully.

Step 2: Fill NIFT 2021 Application Form

  • Login using your Email ID and DOB to fill up NIFT Registration Form
  • Enter the verification code as seen and click on the Submit button.
  • Enter other relevant details like examination center preference, parent’s details, gender, nationality, academic details, address, and contact information.
  • After filling in all the details click on the declaration “I agree” by clicking on the checkbox next to the statement.
  • Click on the “Save” button after verifying the information.

Direct Link to Fill NIFT 2021 Application Form

Step 3: Upload Photograph & Signature

  • You need to upload photographs as well as the signature in the NIFT entrance exam application form. 
  • Click on the Next button to continue the application process.

Step 4: Pay NIFT 2021 Application Fee

You can pay your application fee for the NIFT entrance exam online (by means of Credit Card/Debit Card/Netbanking) or by Demand Draft (DD).

  • The  Application fee for General/OBC-NCL candidates is INR Rs. 2000
  • The Application fee for SC/ST and PWD candidates is INR 1000.

Payment through Demand Draft(DD)

  • NIFT Demand Draft drawn in favor of “NIFT HO” and is payable at New Delhi.
  •  The DD for the NIFT application form needs to include details such as the candidate’s name, date, fee amount, and signature of the issuing authority. 
  • You must send the Demand Draft along with a printout of the filled-in Application Form duly completed in all respects (via Speed Post/Registered Post/Courier Service) to:

Project Manager,

All India Management Association Management House,

14, Institutional Area,

Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003:

Payment of application fee through Credit/ Debit Card/Net Banking

  • You must provide the details of your account number along with the pin number in order to pay the application fee through a secure payment gateway. 
  •  Do not press the back or refresh button while the application fee is paid.

Step 5: Take a print of the NIFT application form

  • Once the application form has been completely filled, you can take a copy of the application form and keep it safely for future use. If you are paying the application fee by DD, then you need to send a copy of the application form with the DD

Documents Required to Fiill NIFT 2021 Application form

You need to have the below-mentioned documents in hand before proceeding with the NIFT Application Form.

  • Valid Email ID (the email should be valid for at least 1 year)
  • Scanned image of Photo
  • Scanned image of the signature
  • Demand Draft of the requisite amount as per category
  • Caste / Tribe/ Class certificate (for SC / ST/ OBC candidate) as applicable
  • Personal details
  • Educational qualification details
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking / UPI details for making online payment

Image Specifications for NIFT Application Form 2021

Document Format File Size
Photo JPEG / JPG Less than 50 KB
Signature JPEG / JPG Less than 50 KB


  • The photograph should be coloured and taken in a professional studio only
  • The background of the photo must be white
  • The facial features of the photo should occupy 80% of the photo
  • The main features of the photo should not be covered with hair, cloth, or shadow
  • Forehead, chin, both eyes, lips, cheeks, the nose should be clearly visible 
  • Should not have spectacles or glare on glasses in your photo


  • The signature should be done in black color only
  • The signature should be written on a white background
  • The mobile phone photographs of signatures are not acceptable

NIFT Mock Test Series

NIFT Mock Test Series

NIFT Application Form Correction 2021

You can edit/update the application form within the window period in case if you have made mistakes while filling the application form.

  • No changes or modifications in the NIFT entrance exam registration form would be accepted once you have paid your NIFT application fee.
  • Test cities once entered cannot be changed even in the application correction window.
  • If any NIFT application form is found to be incomplete or incorrect after the correction window ends, then the NIFT application fee paid by such candidates would not be refunded. 

In case of any queries related to any step in the NIFT application procedure, you can contact the conducting authority in one of the following means and seek necessary help and guidance.

Telephone: 011-24608500

Operational Monday to Friday from

10:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m. and 02:00 p.m. to 04:00p.m.


How to Edit NIFT Online Form 2021?

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the "Admissions" tab'
  • Click on the "Log in Edit Application" tab
  • Enter login details such as application number, E-mail ID, and date of birth
  • Make changes in NIFT Registration Form 2021
  • Click on the "Save" button

List of Details that can be changed in NIFT Application Form 2021?

You are allowed to change the following details in the online application form in case if you want to edit the form.

Name Date of Birth
Father's Name Mother's Name
Gender Nationality
Mobile Number Category
Qualification Present Address
Photograph Signature


How many courses can be chosen in the application form for NIFT Entrance Exam?

You can choose only one course while filling NIFT admissions 2021 application form.

Is it compulsory to take a printout of the NIFT application form 2021?

Candidates who are paying the application fee for the NIFT exam online do not need to necessarily take a print out of their application form. However, candidates submitting their application fee by means of Demand Draft (DD) need to positively take a clear print out of their application form and submit the same along with their Demand Draft (DD) at the address specified by NIFT authorities.

Can the test center be changed after submitting the application form?

No, applicants would not be permitted to make any adjustments to the test cities/ centers they chosen after submitting their NIFT application forms.

Does NIFT provide any relaxation in the OBC category application fee?

No, there is no fee relaxation for applicants in OBC and the general category.

What is the basic academic qualification required to fill for NIFT 2021 application form?

To fill NIFT 2021 Application Form, aspirants must have cleared 10+2 examination or equivalent from a recognized board of education.

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