NIFT Counselling 2024, Registration, Choice Filling & Locking, Seat Allotment

NIFT Counselling 2024, Registration, Choice Filling & Locking, Seat Allotment

The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) started the registration process for NIFT counselling 2024. The counselling process started on 5th June 2024. Moreover, the last year to register for the NIFT counselling process 2024 is 11th June. Candidates can register themselves on the official website of NIFT. Here in this article, you can find every detail about NIFT counselling 2024. 


How to Register for NIFT Counselling 2024?

  • Visit the official website of NIFT at 
  • Now on the homepage click on the registration link for the NIFT Counselling 2024
  • On the next window enter your application form number and date of birth 
  • After that click on Click to Register tab 
  • Now you have successfully registered for the NIFT counselling 2024.



NIFT Counselling Process 2024: How to take part?

After the successful registration candidates need to follow these step to participate in the NIFT counselling process 2024 successfully.

  • After the registration, candidates must pay the registration fee of INR 9300/-. This registration fee is non-refundable. 
  • Now you have to fill the choices of your Academy programs and campuses. 
  • You have to lock the choice before the last date of choice filling 
  • After it candidate needs to upload the documents that are required for the counselling process in a valid format 
  • A few of INR 1 83200 need to be paid for seat acceptance via online mode through the admission portal. 
  • After that, your documents will be verified and you will receive an allotment letter. 
  • Take the printout of The generated allotment platter for future use 


NIFT Counselling 2024

Event Date/Details
Registration Process Start June 5, 2024
Registration Process End June 11, 2024
Eligibility Check By logging into the NIFT 2024 result portal
Choice Filling and Locking By June 13, 2024 (midnight)
Registration Fee INR 9,300
Document Verification June 5-12, 2024 (until 6 pm)
1st Round Seat Allotment Result June 15, 2024
Willingness Submission and Admission Fee Payment June 15-18, 2024 (until midnight)
Number of Seat Allotment Rounds 4 regular rounds + 1 SPOT round
Seat Acceptance Fee for NIFT 2024 INR 1,83,200
Consideration Factors for Seat Allotment Merit rank, seat intake, options selected during choice filling
Payment Deadline for Seat Acceptance Fee Given deadline after each round’s allotment result
Consequence of Missing Fee Payment Deadline Allotment will be canceled
List of Vacant Seats To be released for both REGULAR and SPOT rounds


NIFT 2024 Counseling & Seat Allotment – Eligibility Criteria

Program Entrance Exam Qualifying Exam
UG Programs
Qualified NIFT Entrance Exam B.Des – Any subjects


B.F.Tech – Physics and Mathematics

Appeared for SAT (for Bachelor program) and has a valid score received by NIFT
Qualified NIFT Entrance Exam for Artisan/ Children of Artisan category
Qualified NLEA Entrance Exam The candidate must have passed:

10th exam

3- or 4-year diploma recognized by AICTE/ AIU/ UGC or a State Board of Technical Education in courses related to Fashion/ Apparel/ Textile and Accessories/ Home Science/ Handloom Technology/ Products/ Visual Communication/ Graphic Design/ Industrial Design/ Interior Design/ Multimedia Design/ Apparel Technology/ Leather/ Fine Arts. OR passed 10+2 exam recognized by AIU.

Completed 2 years regular UG Diploma at NIFT after passing 10+2

M.Des and MFM The candidate must have qualified in NIFT Entrance Exam or appeared for GMAT and has a valid score received by NIFT The candidate must have a valid UG degree:


The candidate must have passed UG exam in any discipline. OR

Completed 3-year UG diploma from NID/NIFT

M.F.Tech The candidate must have qualified in NIFT Entrance Exam or appeared for GMAT and has a valid score received by NIFT The candidate must meet any of the following criteria:

B.F.Tech from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), OR

B.E/B.Tech from any recognized institute



NIFT Counselling 2024 Important Dates

Dates Event Status
05 Jun ’24 – NIFT 2024 Counseling Registration ONGOING
11 Jun ’24
15 Jun ’24 NIFT 2024 Counseling – Round I Seat Allotment
08 May ’24 NIFT 2024 FINAL Result – M.Des
13 Apr ’24 NIFT 2024 Situation Test
10 Apr ’24 – NIFT 2024 Admit Card for Situation Test
13 Apr ’24


NIFT Counselling 2024 Seat Allotment Process

Factors Considered for Seat Allotment in NIFT 2024
Merit rank in NIFT 2024
Program seat intake
Choices during counseling registration
PwD status
Admission category (Open, SC, ST, PwD, etc.)
Other applicable seat allotment rules


NIFT Counseling 2024 – Important Documents 

Document Type Description
Qualifying Examination – 12th class/degree (Marks Sheet and Certificate)
– For PG courses: Mark sheets and certificates of the qualifying degree examination
– If the candidate has appeared in the final semester/final year exam: Mark sheets of all previous semesters/years
– Date sheet/admit card for the examination (if result is due)
Proof of Date of Birth – 10+2 mark sheet/certificate (Original and Photocopy)
Certificate of Category – SC, ST, OBC-NCL, GEN-EWS
– Issued as per the GOI format by a competent authority
– For OBC-NCL and GEN-EWS categories: Certificate issued on or after April 1, 2021
Basis of Funding of Tuition Fee – Certificate of parent’s income (e.g., Income Tax Return, Salary Certificate)
Medical Fitness Certificate – To be signed by a Registered Medical Practitioner in the prescribed format (in original)
Provisional Admission – Affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper of INR. 10/- for seeking provisional admission
– Only in case the result of the qualifying examination is yet to be declared
Size and Format of Documents – Formats: jpeg, jpg, or pdf
– Minimum file size: 50 KB
– Maximum file size: 4 MB


Language Description
Hindi/English – Counseling documents must be in Hindi or English.
Other – If a document is in another language:
– A certified translation in Hindi/English is required.
– Translation must be verified by the issuing institution, a gazetted officer, or self-attested (original and copy).
– Provide the translation at the time of counselling.



Withdrawal of Seat & Refund of Fee in NIFT Admissions 2024

S.No Condition Refund Amount
1 If admission is not taken after registration Full seat acceptance fee
2 Withdrawal request received online before the last round of counseling Full fee minus INR 9,300 registration fee
3 Withdrawal request after the commencement of the last round of counseling Only the security deposit



NIFT Admissions 2024: Seat Withdrawal & Refund for NRI/SAARC/Foreign National/OCI Candidates/Children/Wards of NRI

Particulars Refund
Withdrawal request submitted online before the specified deadline Full fee refunded except for 50% tuition fee and registration fee
Withdrawal request submitted after the specified deadline Only the security deposit is refunded


Steps to withdrawal from the seat 

Step Description
Confirm on NIFT Portal Log in to the NIFT portal and confirm withdrawal from seat allocation. The allotted seat will be canceled, and the candidate won’t be considered for future rounds.
Refund of Seat Acceptance Fee The seat acceptance fee will be refunded according to the outlined refund policy.




Withdrawal of NIFT 2024 seat Refunding Rules

Particulars Amount to be Refunded
Withdrawal requests received before the given deadline Full fee minus the registration fee of INR 9,300
Withdrawal requests received after the deadline Only the security deposit will be refunded



Test components and weightage in NIFT Entrance Exam 2024

Programme Test Weightage
Bachelor of Design (BDes) CAT 50%
GAT 30%
Situation Test 20%
Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFTech) GAT 100%
Master of Design (MDes) CAT 40%
GAT 30%
GD/PI 30%
Master of Fashion Technology (MFTech) GAT 70%
GD/PI 30%
Master of Fashion Management (MFM) GAT 70%
GD/PI 30%



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