As proposed, National Institute of Fashion Technology released the counselling schedule. There will be multiple rounds of counselling at 15 campuses of the institute. The head office of NIFT will coordinate with all campuses and the admission process will go on simultaneously at all campuses, the official update said.
NIFT was set up in 1986 under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles Government of India and currently has 15 campuses across the country with each one in Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Kolkata, Mumbai, new Delhi, Patna, Rae Bareli and Shillong.
NIFT counselling will be done for allocating seats in all 15 campuses. Break-up of seats according to the course is as follows:
1830 seats in Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)
360 seats in Bachelor of Fashion Technology
90 seats in Master of Design (M.Des.)
420 seats in Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M)
100 seats in Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech)
Registration process for NIFT counselling of all programmes is scheduled to commence from June 3 (10 AM) and will end on June 7 (4 PM). Approximately 200 applicants will be called according to their merit rank and the process would be carried out each day till the counselling ends. Counselling for differently-abled candidates will be held on single day, June 9.
NIFT Counseling for admissions to Bachelor of Fashion Technology will be done in a period of six days, starting from June 10. There are 2452 candidates who have secured a position in common merit rank list, first 1000 candidates will be called for counselling from June 10 to June 15 in batch of 200 each day (there will be no counselling on June 12) while remaining candidates will have to appear for counselling on single day, June 16.
All 174 candidates listed in common merit rank list for admission into Master of Fashion Technology will participate in counselling on June 16. Counselling for 300 candidates seeking admission in Master of Design will take place on July 5. Counselling for 1019 candidates seeking admission in Master of Fashion Management course will be done from July 7 to July 13.
Counselling for Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) course will be carried out between June 17 to July 19, all the candidates who have secured position in common merit rank list are advised to go through the detailed schedule available in the official web portal of NIFT.
All the candidates are required to keep all of their documents in original and a set of photocopies duly attested by a Gazetted Officer of from Principal of their last educational institution. The documents will be verified at the reporting center and would be returned after due verification. Candidates will be allotted the seat on same day, for which he’/she will be issued an allotment letter duly signed by the Nodal Officer of the campus.