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NIFT Application Form 2023 [Released]: Check How to Apply

Author : Reeshav Guha

Updated On : January 18, 2023


The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) released the application forms for the entrance examination on 1st November 2022. The last date of submitting the NIFT Application Form is on 31st December 2022.

By applying for NIFT 2023, you can get admission to B.Des, M.Des, B.F Tech, MFM, and M.tech courses.

If you are below 24 years and have completed the 12th standard from any recognized board, you can apply for NIFT.

Go through the post to learn how to fill out NIFT Application Form 2023.

NIFT Application Form Dates 2023

The table below shows the schedule for all critical events related to the application form event. Plan your preparation to clear NIFT 2023 with a high score to get admission to design courses. 

Events Dates
Starting of Online Registration 1st November 2022
Last date to register 31st December 2022
The last date to register with the late fee of Rs. 5000 First week of January 2023
The application correction window opens First week of January 2023
The last date to edit the application form First week of January 2023
NIFT 2023 Exam 5th February 2023

Check: Which NIFT campus is better?

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

Events Dates
Starting of Online Registration January 1st Week 2023
Last date to register April Last Week, 2023

How to fill out the NIFT Application Form 2023?

You can complete the NIFT Registration Form 2023 online from the official website. You must make sure to fill out the online form on or before the last date. Gear up your preparations by knowing the essential topics for NIFT Exam 2023

  • Visit the official website of NIFT, i.e. www.nift.ac.in and click on the "Fresh candidates to Login" tab.
  • Enter details like Name, Date of birth, Category, and E-mail ID  to create your NIFT login ID. Click on the "Submit" button.
  • Upon successful registration, your login credentials will be sent to the registered e-mail address.
  • Log in using your E-mail ID and DOB to fill up NIFT Registration Form
  • Enter relevant details like examination centre preference, parent's, gender, nationality, academic details, address, and contact information.
  • You need to upload photographs as well as the signature on the NIFT entrance exam application form. 
  • Make the fee payment via online or offline mode. 
  • Once the NIFT application form has been filled out, you can take a copy of it and keep it safe 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.

Check: NIFT Eligibility Criteria

NIFT Application Fee 2023

You can pay your application fee for the NIFT entrance exam online (using a 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.

Documents Required to Fill NIFT Application form 2023

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

  • Valid E-mail ID (the e-mail should be valid for at least one 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

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Image Specifications for NIFT Application Form 2023

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

Check: NIFT Syllabus


  • 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 parts of the photo should not be covered with hair, cloth, or shadow
  • Forehead, chin, both eyes, lips, cheeks, the nose should be visible 
  • You should not have spectacles or glare-on glasses in your photo


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

NIFT Application Form Correction 2023

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

  • No changes or modifications in the NIFT entrance exam registration form will 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 will not be refunded. 

In case of any queries related to any step in the NIFT application procedure, you can contact the conducting authority by 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 04:00 p.m.

Email Id:nift@applyadmission.net

Check: NIFT Answer Key 2023

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nift Mock test

How to Edit NIFT Online Form 2023?

  • 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 to NIFT Registration Form 2023
  • Click on the "Save" button

List of Details that can be changed in NIFT Application Form 2023?

You can change the following details in the online application form 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

Frequently Asked Questions

As per the notification, the NIFT exam is predicted to be held in the month of February.
The candidate's age should be not more than 24 years as of 01 August 2022 to apply for the NIFT exam. However, 5 years of age relaxation will be provided to SC/ST category candidates.
No,. As per the notification, there is no management quota in NIFT 2023.
You must note that the NIFT admission requirements vary from course to course. Maths is not a compulsory subject if you are willing to apply for a B.des course. However, you should have studied physics, chemistry, and Maths in 12th standard to apply for B.F Tech course.
The NIFT entrance exam will be held in the online mode i.e., remote-proctored mode.
You can choose only one course while filling NIFT admissions 2023 application form.

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.

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

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

To fill NIFT 2023 Application Form, aspirants must have cleared 10+2 examination or equivalent from a recognized board of education.


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