Northern Indian Institute of Fashion Technology or NIIFT is based in Mohali, Ludhiana and Jalandhar and offers an array of different courses in the fashion industry. Established in 1995 by the department of Industries & Commerce, Govt. Of Punjab, the focus of this institute is to train and mentor professionals in the arena of Textile and Garment Industry. They had signed an MOU with National institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi for curriculum scheduling and upgrading faculty. The campus is equipped with the latest facilities to ensure that students are given the best of equipment and technology to thrive in the industry. It is affiliated to Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar.

NIIFT Programs

B.Sc in Fashion Design (3 Years)
B.Sc in Textile Design (3 Years)
B.Sc in Fashion Design in Knits (3 Years)
M.Sc in Garment Manufacturing Technology (2 Years)
M.Sc in Fashion Marketing and Management (2 Years)


B.Sc Fashion Design - 180 (60 seats each at Mohali, Ludhiana & Jalandhar)
B.Sc Fashion Design (Knits) - 60 seats at Ludhiana
B.Sc Textile Design - 60 seats at Mohali
Post Graduate Programs
M.Sc Garment Manufacturing Technology - 60 seats at Mohali
M.Sc Fashion Marketing & Merchandising - 60 seats at Mohali

NIIFT Important Dates 2018

Find the tentative dates for NIIFT 2018

  • Application Form Available Online: 25th Dec 2017 to 03rd February 2018
  • Last Date of Receipt of the Filled Forms: 03rd February 2018
  • Availability of Admit Card from the NIIFT Website: 10th February 2018 (1400 hours)
  • Date of Written Entrance Exam: 17th February 2018 (Wednesday)
  • Declaration of Written Exam Result: Mid of March 2018
  • Interview /Final Counseling for PG Courses: 24th May 2018
  • Situation Test/Interview for UG Courses: 24th - 25th May 2018
  • Counseling and Fee Submission for PG Courses: 25th May 2018
  • Counseling and Final Result for UG Courses: 26th May 2018
  • Fee Submission for UG Courses: 26th May 2018

NIIFT Eligibility Criteria

For the undergraduate programs, all students must have passed their 2 level examinations as per the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination. They can also be from General Certificate Education (GCE) Exam (London /Cambridge/ Sri Lanka at the Advanced (A) level; or
any Public School/ Board/ University Exam in India.

For international students, courses equivalent to 10+2 system; or A pass grade in Senior Secondary School Exam conducted by National Open School with minimum of five subjects is mandatory.

Postgraduate Programs

For all the postgraduate programs in the fashion industry, graduation from relevant fields of art including fashion or creative design is compulsory. However, students of the Garment Manufacturing Technology /Fashion Marketing & Management should have a B.Sc/B.Tech/BE or BA / B.Com / BBA /BCA with any one of the following subjects: Economics /Statistics /Management/ Marketing/ Mathematics/ Textiles / Fashion / Accounts/ Computers/ Home Science/ any other related Diploma.

Reservation of Seats
SC - 25%
PH - 03%
Foreign National/NRI - 07 seats
General - Rest

NIIFT Application Process

Eligible candidates can apply via the official website. The candidates have to download the form and send the duly completed print version, which should include the 'Auto Generated Application No.’, a photograph and the demand draft (if applicable)-

The Manager-CMS,
All India Management Association,
Management House,
14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi - 110 003

NIIFT Application Fee

For general category candidates, a payment of Rs.1750/- either direct online payment through Credit Card/Debit card/ Net Banking to AIMA or in form of Demand Draft of Rs.1750/- in favor of NIIFT Mohali should be done. For SC/ST/PHP category payment of Rs.1150/- either direct online payment through Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net banking to AIMA or in form of Demand Draft of Rs.1150/- should be done.

Note - Candidates applying for multiple programs have to fill up different forms during application. Make sure that you fill in the desired test center city.

NIIFT Admit Cards

On receiving the required application forms, the registration process will be completed. Once done, candidates will receive their admit cards. This should be carried to the examination center. You have to download the card and affix photograph (similar to that affixed on the Application Form) on the downloaded Admit Card and get it attested by a Gazzetted Officer/school Or College Principal for producing at Exam.

NIIFT Test Centres

Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Ludhiana, Lucknow, Patna

NIIFT Test Pattern

The test comprises of a mix of evaluative, analytical, general knowledge and artistic skills.

Contact –

NIIFT, Phase I, Opposite DIC
Industrial Area, Mohali.

NIIFT, Business Center Building, Phase-VIII, Ludhiana

NIIFT, Adjacent Govt. Trainning Institute, Opp Ambedkar Bhawan, Nakodar Road, Jalandhar. Ph:0181-2472011

- 0172-5044994,0172-5044995, 0172-5093623,0172-5090669

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