National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) was established in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. Getting admission in NIFT is really tough and to crack this difficult exam one needs full dedication and good preparation. Every year thousands of students appear in this exam to secure their seat at NIFT.
Eligibility for NIFT 2014 – For B.Des: (Fashion Design/Leather Design/Accessory Design/Textile Design/Knitwear Design/Fashion Communication) +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized central/state board of secondary examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education/State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi or; General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/International Baccalaureate (IB) or; Any public school/board/university examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system or; A pass grade in the senior secondary school examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects or; 3 or 4 years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education. For M.Des: Undergraduate degree from any institute/university recognized by law in India or; Diploma in UG Design from NIFT/NID only. Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT/NID.
No. Not at all. They have the facilities of Hostel Stay but it is not mandatory.