NIFT Bengaluru 2020-21: Admission, Fee, Courses, Cutoff & Much More!

National Institute of Fashion Technology Bengaluru is one of the prestigious fashion education Institution located in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The college is popularly known as NIFT Bengaluru and it was established in the year 1986.

National Institute of Fashion Technology Bengaluru, NIFT Bengaluru

Thought the article, We are going to share all the essential details about NIFT Bengaluru like Facilities, Courses, Admission Process, Fee Structure, How to Apply, Eligibility, NIFT Cutoff, Result, Placement, Counselling, Contact Details etc.

National Institute of Fashion Technology Bengaluru

College Summary

Name of Institute National Institute of Fashion Technology Bengaluru
Popular Name NIFT  Bengaluru, NIFT Bangalore
Institute Type Government
Location Bengaluru, Karnataka
Year of Establishment 1986
Affiliated with Statutory Autonomous
Approved by Ministry of Textiles, Government of India
Courses offered B.DES, B.F.TECH, MFM, M.Des Etc.
Hostel Facilities Yes
Official Website
Category National Institute of Fashion Technology

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Major Notification
Eligibility Criteria
Exam Pattern
Previous Year Paper
Sample Paper
Admit Card
Test Series
Seat Matrix

Affiliation Recognition and Achievement

  • Affiliated with: Statutory Autonomous
  • Approved by: Ministry of Textiles, Government of India
  • Aid Status: Govt.

Student Support

  • Anti Ragging
  • Hostel
  • Query
  • Report
  • Technical Issues

Facilities NIFT Bengaluru

  • Design Studio
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Hostel
  • Hospital / Medical Facilities
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Auditorium
  • Labs

NIFT Bengaluru Courses offered

Courses Name Intake Duration
UG Courses
Fashion & Lifestyle Accessories (Interior Products & Handcrafted Accessories) 30 4 Years
Fashion Communication 30 4 Years
Fashion Design 30 4 Years
Fashion Technology (B.FTech) – Apparel Production 30 4 Years
Knitwear Design 30 4 Years
Textile Design 30 4 Years
PG Program
Master of Fashion Management (MFM) 30 2 Years
Master of Fashion Technology (MFT) 25 2 Years
Master of Design Space (M.Des) 30 2 Years
Continuing Education (CE) – Six Months Programmes    
Apparel Design and Development (ADD) 40 6 Months
Apparel Merchandising and Manufacturing Technology (AMMT) 30 6 Months
Fashion Art and Illustrations (Women’s Illustration only) (FAI) 30 6 Months
Design, Pattern Making & Design Studio Management for Ethnic Apparel (DPDS) 30 6 Months
Digital Media & Visual Communication (DMVC) 30 6 Months
Continuing Education (CE) – Less Than Six Months Programmes    
Classroom-based Training on Internet of Things (CTIT) 30 4 to 6 Months
Coats and Suits (Pattern Development & Sewing) (C&S) 30 4 to 6 Months
Image Management & Personal Branding (IMPB) 30 4 to 6 Months

Faculty & Staff

The college provides a good ratio of well trained and highly educated faculty members equipped with all the modern technology. It also provides sufficient numbers of non-technical staffs to offer an ambience of self-learning to the students. The college is committed to uplift the health care education and output delivery system for the people of the country.

NIFT Admission Process

  • One can apply to the college through their NIFT Entrance Exam conducted by the authority.
  • Applying must full fill all the required eligibility criteria made under the admission Guidelines.

Eligibility Criteria

For UG


  • The aspirant must have the 12th level examination in the pattern of examination of any recognised 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.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB).
  • Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or foreign countries recognised by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system.
  • A passing grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.
  • 3 or 4-years diploma recognised by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.

Age Limit

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Maximum age limit  23 years as on 1st October 2019. The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe/ Person With Disability (PWD)

For PG


  • Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognised by law in India
  • Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.
  • B.F.Tech. from NIFT
  • B.E / B.Tech. from any Institute / University recognised by law in India.

Age Limit:- No Age Limit

NIFT Bengaluru Fee Structure

Description Fee Structure
1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year
Sem 1 Sem 2 Sem 3 Sem 4 Sem 5 Sem 6 Sem 7 Sem 8
Tuition Fee (Non-Refundable) 112450 112450 123700 123700 136100 136100 149700 149700
Library fee (per year) (non-refundable) 7400 0 8100 0 8900 0 9800 0
Mediclaim & Student Development Fee (Per Year) (Non-Refundable) 3700 0 4000 0 4500 0 4900 0
Exam Fee (Per Year) 3700 0 4000 0 4500 0 4900 0
Total 127250 112450 139800 123700 154000 136100 169300 149700
One Time Payments
Security Deposit (One Time) (Refundable) 9400 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alumni Association Membership Fee (One Time) (Non-Refundable)* 0 0 0 0 0 0 4600 0
Registration Fee (One Time) 9300 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 18700 0 0 0 0 0 4600 0
Grand Total 145950 112450 139800 123700 154000 136100 173900 149700

Fee Structure for NRI Students

Academic Fee Annually for NRI (Per year – consisting of two semesters) (In Rupees)
Description Fee Structure
  1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year
Tuition Fee (Non-Refundable) 712200 747800 781700 859800
Library Fee (Per Year) (Non-Refundable) 41200 43200 45100 49600
Mediclaim & Student Development Fee (Per Year) (Non-Refundable) 26400 27700 28900 31800
Exam Fee (Per Year) 3700 4000 4500 4900
Total 783500 822700 860200 946100
One Time Payments        
Security Deposit (One Time) (Refundable) 9400 0 0 0
Alumni Association Membership Fee (One Time) (Non-Refundable)* 0 0 0 4600
Registration Fee (One Time) 9300 0 0 0
Total 18700 0 0 4600
Grand Total 802200 822700 860200 950700


1. NIFT reserves the right to revise the above-mentioned fees for any academic year.
2. For students admitted to two-year masters course, the fee has to be paid only for two years i.e 2020-21 & 2021-22. * For PG Students, it will be in 3rd Semester
3. One time payments for NRI Candidates have been kept at par with the Non-NRI Candidates


The scholarships recognise merit and talent of students. Students may apply for the Scholarships at the beginning of the academic year. College may offer a scholarship to a deserving candidate under the following categories.

  • College / University Merit Scholarships.
  • Students belonging to the economically weaker sections may ask for fee concession (*depends on the college administrations).
  • Merit cum means based scholarships are also awarded by the college to deserving students.
  • Merit & National Scholarships for brilliant students under Central & State Govt.

Important Note: The amount of scholarship to be given or the decision of scholarship to be grant is solely under the consideration of college administration.

Candidates can get many such scholarships updates by the Edufever Scholarship website.

NIFT Bangalore Cutoff

NIFT Bangalore Merit Rank 2019

Course GN SC ST OBC (Non – Creamy) GN-EWS PWD ‐ GN PWD ‐ SC PWD ‐ OBC(NC) NRI/
Ward of NRI
FD 236 2131 1216 764 886 5913 731  –  –
AD 445 4560 5765 1491 1971 6487  – 2750 2384
TD 735 3632 4837 2470 2492 5863  –  – 2855 3592
KD 612 5061 5332 2419 3540 5916  –  – 2581  –
FC 311 2082 3373 1891 1088 2340  –  – 403  –
M. Des 104 286 359 247  – 372 356  –  –  –
MFM 84 766 780 485 285  –  –  – 238  –
MFT 52 142  – 143  –  –  –  – 975  –
BFT 118 1290  – 504 447  –  –  –  –

*GN = General

NIFT 2018 cut off

S.NoName of the ProgrammesMerit Rank 
1Accessory DesignClick Here
2Fashion DesignClick Here
3Knitwear DesignClick Here
4Leather DesignClick Here
5Textile DesignClick Here
6Fashion CommunicationClick Here

NIFT Bengaluru Placement

NIFT Campus Placements was held at 07 Campuses of NIFT New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad. A total of 401 companies were registered for campus placements offering 2011 job vacancies across various programs/campuses in which total of 1709 students registered for placements during campus placements at these placement venues, of which 1470 students got placed.

  • Snapdeal
  • Future Group
  • Lifestyle Group
  • Max Retail
  • Incredible Technologies
  • Meena Bazar
  • Vishal Megamart
  • Reliance Trends,
  • Amazon
  • Flipkart
  • Oracle

Ranking & Reputation

Name of Institute NIFT Bengaluru
Rating 4.3/5
Reputation Average
Education Good
Faculty Excellent
Infrastructure Excellent
  • It is one of the best Fashion Education Institute in Bangalore.
  • We would like to give out 4.3 out of 5 stars on Edufever Best NIFT Institute in India.

Contact Details

National Institute of Fashion Technology Bengaluru
No. 21st, 16th Cross Street 27th Main Road, Sector 1
HSR Layout, Bengaluru – 560 102 (Karnataka)
Contact No: +91-80-22552550-55
Fax: +91-80-25632566
E-mail: /
Official Website:

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Q. What are the courses in NIFT?

A. Courses offered at NIFT
> Bachelor of Design – B. Des (Fashion Design / Leather Design /Accessory Design /Textile Design /Knitwear Design /Fashion Communication)
> Bachelor of Fashion Technology – B.F. Tech.
> Master of Design – M. Des.
> Master of Fashion Management – MFM.
> Master of Fashion Technology- M.F. Tech.

Q. What is meant by NIFT?

A. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is a group of fashion colleges in India. It was established in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India and is an institution of design, management and technology for the international fashion business.

Q. What is the salary of NIFT graduates?

A. The average pay of a NIFT passout is around Rs 2.50 lakh per annum, while the average salary received by an IIM-A graduate is Rs 6.50 lakh per annum.

Q. Can I join NIFT after 12?

A. Aspirants should have completed their Class 12 from a recognised board wherein they have studied subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates should have secured passing marks in their Class 12 exam.

Q. Is maths compulsory for NIFT?

A. If you are applying for B.des, then you can crack the NIFT exam without math and science in 11th and 12th grade. B.F.Tech requires maths to pursue but otherwise, maths is not required to apply for the course or even not relevant to the field.

Q. Can we join NIFT after 10th?

A. No with 10th qualification your not eligible for NIFT Examination. If your to apply for this examination then you should complete 12th standard then only your eligible for NIFT Examination.

Q. What is the monthly income of fashion designers?

A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the lowest 10% of full-time fashion design salaries, which includes the salaries of starting designers, averaged less than $32,500 annually as of May 2010, while the upper 10% earned more than $130,890 per year, and the median salary was $64,530 per year.

Q. How much percentage is required for NIFT?

A. You need at least 50% marks in 12th to become eligible for NIFT entrance exam. Admission in your choice of the institute will depend on your score in the entrance exam which is conducted by NIFT.

Q. How many semesters are there in NIFT?

A. The program is spread over 8 semesters, with the final semester being based on the candidate’s chosen stream of study.

Q. Can arts student apply for NIFT?

A. Hi student, Yes you are eligible to give NIFT. Following are the eligibility criteria for taking NIFT 2020 entrance examination: The maximum age allowed for general category candidates as of October 01, 2019, is 23 years.

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