National Institute of Fashion Technology or NIFT is the pioneer institute in fashion training of India having 16 campuses spread the nation over. NIFT is a statutory body that offers undergraduate and postgraduate certificate programs in different orders of disciplines and chooses students every year based on the NIFT Entrance Exam.

NIFT Entrance Exam 2021 is led to shortlist competitors for admission in design courses offered at the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) grounds. NIFT examination was conducted on 14th February 2021.

NIFT Cut off determines the selection to desired college and course. The final cut off for the exam is announced along with the result. This year, the cut off for GAT and CAT will be out in February or March 2021.

National Institute of Fashion Technology has 16 centers in India with its renowned center or common headquarters in New Delhi. Two new NIFT focuses are required to be added to the rundown from the following academic session.

The two NIFT campuses will be situated at Varanasi and Panchkula. Seats accessible for NIFT admissions have expanded throughout the years. Given below is the NIFT Seat Intake for all the campuses in total across various years in India. 

NIFT Admission Year Total no. of Seats
2016 2800
2017 2980
2018 3010
2019 3547
2020 4297
2021 4517

Applicants can verify confirmation in five courses dependent on their presentation in the NIFT Entrance Exam 2021. These courses are Bachelor of Design (BDes), Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BTech), Master of Design (MDes), Master of Fashion Management (MFM) and Master of Fashion Technology (MTech).

NIFT Colleges Names (Region-wise)

There are 16 campuses for the National Institute of Fashion Technology across India. Here are the different colleges supporting various courses across the country (region-wise):

NIFT Colleges in Northern Region

There are a total of 4 campuses located in various states in North India. The main headquarters of the college being located in Delhi. Here is the list of colleges along with the courses offered by NIFT Colleges located in North India.

Location Courses offered
NIFT New Delhi B.Des Fashion Design
B. Des Accessory Design
B.Des Knitwear Design
B.Des Textile Design
B.Des Leather Design
B.Des Fashion Communication
B.FTech Apparel Production
M.Des
M.FTech
MFM
NIFT Kangra B.Des Fashion Design
B.Des Accessory Design
B.Des Textile Design
B.Des Fashion Communication
B.FTech Apparel Production
NIFT Raebareli B.Des Fashion Communication
B.Des Leather Design
B.Des Accessory Design
B.Des Fashion Design
MFM
NIFT Srinagar B.Des Fashion Design
B.Des Fashion Communication

NIFT Colleges in Central India

2 Campuses out of the 16 campuses of NIFT are located in the central region of India. The total seat intake from these colleges for NIFT Admissions 2021 is 309. Here is the list of colleges with the courses they offer:

Location Course offered
NIFT Bhubaneshwar B.Des Fashion Communication
B.Des Textile Design
B.Des Accessory Design
B.Des Fashion Design
B.FTech Apparel Production
Master of Fashion Management
NIFT Bhopal B.Des Accessory Design
B.Des Textile Design
MFM

NIFT Colleges in Southern Region

The total number of seats available for qualifying through the NIFT Entrance Exam for the southern region is 1084. Here is the list of colleges with the courses they offer:

Location Courses Offered
NIFT Bangalore B.Des Fashion Communication
B.Des Textile Design
B.Des Accessory Design
B. Des Knitwear Design
B.Des Fashion Design
B. FTech Apparel Production
M.FTech
MFM
NIFT Kangra B. Des Fashion Design
B.Des Accessory Design
B. Des Textile Design
B.Des Fashion Communication
B.FTech Apparel Production
NIFT Chennai B.Des Fashion Design
B.Des Fashion Communication
B.Des Textile Design
B.Des Leather Design
B.Des Knitwear Design
B.Des Accessory Design
B.FTech Apparel Production
M.FTech
MFM
NIFT Hyderabad B.Des Fashion Communication
B.Des Textile Design
B.Des Accessory Design
B. Des Knitwear Design
B.Des Fashion Design
B. FTech Apparel Production
MFM

NIFT Colleges in West India

There are a total of 3 campuses located in the western region of India for NIFT. The total number of seats offered at these campuses sums up to 755. Given below is the list of NIFT Colleges with the courses offered in west India:

Location Courses Offered
NIFT Mumbai B.Des Textile Design
B.Des Accessory Design
B.Des Fashion Design
B.Des Fashion Communication
B.FTech Apparel Production
B.Des Knitwear Design
M.Des
MFM
NIFT Gandhinagar B.Des Textile Design
B.Des Accessory Design
B.Des Fashion Design
B.Des Fashion Communication
B.FTech Apparel Production
M.FTech
MFM
NIFT Jodhpur B.FTech Apparel Production
B.Des Textile Design
B.Des Accessory Design
B.Des Fashion Design
B.Des Fashion Communication
MFM

NIFT Colleges in Eastern Region

3 campuses offering a total of 604 seats for NIFT Admissions are located in the Eastern region of India. Given below is the list of NIFT Colleges with the courses offered in west India:

Location Courses Offered
NIFT Kolkata B.Des Knitwear Design
B.Des Fashion Communication
B.Des Textile Design
B.Des Leather Design
B.Des Accessory Design
B.Des Fashion Design
B.FTech Apparel Production
MFM
NIFT Patna B.FTech Apparel Production
B.Des Textile Design
B.Des Accessory Design
B.Des Fashion Design
B.Des Fashion Communication
MFM
NIFT Shillong B.Des Accessory Design
B.Des Fashion Design
MFM

NIFT Admissions Seat Intake 2021

Mentioned below are the seats available for NIFT admission 2021 for categories such as Open, SC, ST, OBC (NCL), Gen-EWS and PwD [Open, SC, ST, OBC (NCL)].

In the table mentioned below, you can go through the seats available in UG and PG courses offered at NIFT campuses this year as compared to the seats available for admission in the same course last year.

College No. of Seats for Admission 2021 No. of seats for Admissions 2020 No. of seats for Admissions 2019
NIFT Bengaluru 327 327 265
NIFT Bhopal 124 103 81
NIFT Chennai 327 327 265
NIFT Gandhinagar 253 253 205
NIFT Hyderabad 259 259 210
NIFT Kannur 290 241 189
NIFT Kolkata 296 296 240
NIFT Mumbai 296 296 240
NIFT New Delhi 364 364 295
NIFT Patna 247 205 162
NIFT Raebareli 185 185 150
NIFT Shillong 206 103 81
NIFT Kangra 206 171 135
NIFT Jodhpur 246 206 162
NIFT Bhubaneswar 248 206 162
NIFT Srinagar 74 48 38
NIFT Panchkula 123 - -
Total number of seats 4073 3590 2880

Course-wise Seats Available for NIFT Admissions 2021

Further, you can also view the course-wise seats available for admission in NIFT colleges. Mentioned below are the seats available for NIFT admission 2021 for categories such as Open, SC, ST, OBC (NCL), Gen-EWS and PwD [Open, SC, ST, OBC (NCL)] along with State Domicile and Foreign Candidates.

You can go through the seats available in different courses offered at NIFT campuses this year as compared to the previous year. 

Course No. of Seats (2021) No. of Seats (2020) No. of Seats (2019)
BDes Fashion Design 686 624 531
BDes Leather Design 168 168 140
BDes Accessory Design 600 600 496
BDes Textile Design 646 558 461
BDes Knitwear Design 296 296 246
BDes Fashion Communication 642 598 495
BFTech Apparel Production 518 518 425
MDes 171 171 141
MFM 650 606 496
MFTech 140 140 116
Total Seats 4517 4297 3547
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