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

National Institute of Fashion Technology Gandhinagar (NIFT Gandhinagar) is one of the leading fashion institutes in Gujrat. The college was founded in the year 2004 and is maintained and regulated by the Ministry of Textiles (Government of India).

National Institute of Fashion Technology Gandhinagar, NIFT Gandhinagar

NIFT Gandhinagar offers four years full-time undergraduate course in Bachelor of Fashion Design, Bachelor of Accessory Design and Bachelor of Textile Design.

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

National Institute of Fashion Technology Gandhinagar

College Summary

Name of Institute National Institute of Fashion Technology Gandhinagar
Popular Name NIFT Gandhinagar, NIFT Gujrat
Institute Type Government
Location Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat
Year of Establishment 2004
Affiliated with Statutory Autonomous
Approved by Ministry of Textiles, Government of India
Courses offered B.Des, B.F.Tech, MFM, M.Des
Hostel Facilities Yes
College Rating 3.8/5
Official Website www.nift.ac.in/gandhinagar/
Category National Institute of Fashion Technology

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Affiliation Recognition and Achievement

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

Student Support

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


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

NIFT Gandhinagar Courses Offered

Courses Intake Duration
UG Program
Fashion Design (FD) 30 4 Years
Bachelor of Fashion Technology BFT (Apparel Production) 30 4 Years
Accessory Design (AD) 30 4 Years
Textile Design (TD) 30 4 Years
Fashion Communication (FC) 30 4 Years
PG Program
Master of Fashion Management (MFM) 30 2 Years
Master of Fashion Technology (MFT) 25 2 Years

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

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 Gandhinagar Fee Structure

Description Fee Structure
1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year
1 Sem 2 Sem 3 Sem 4 Sem 5 Sem 6 Sem 7 Sem 8 Sem
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
  2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
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

Hostel Facilities

Campus For Girls  For Boys Remarks
 NIFT Gandhinagar 106 [95 Double & 11 Single] N/A


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 Gandhinagar Cutoff

NIFT Gandhinagar Merit Rank 2019

Course General SC ST OBC (Non – Creamy) General ‐EWS PWD ‐ General NRI/Ward of NRI
FD 687 2673 6193 1258 1686 6607 3265
AD 816 5215 6370 2363 2699 4683 5953
TD 679 4531 6230 2209 3323 6489  –
FC 427 4726 6520 2233 1733 5163 4147
MFM 142 833 993 688 721  – 517
MFT 98 135  – 129  –  –  –
BFT 250 1898  – 754 809  –  –

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 Gandhinagar Placement

The National Institute of Fashion Technology has a centralized placement process. Companies can employ students from any campus or course of the institute through two routes which are facilitated by the Institute.

  • On-Campus Placements: Companies can register for campus placements. Upon being
    given a confirmed time and date, they may come to the campus for the placement
  • Pre-Placement Offers (PPO): Companies can extend a job offer to students before the on-campus placement. Acceptance of the offer is considered as job placement. In order to provide a fair opportunity to all, such students are not allowed to participate in the On-Campus placement. These offers may be made on the basis of internships/ training/ projects are undertaken by the students in the said company.

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.

Major Companies

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

Ranking & Reputation

Name of Institute NIFT Gandhinagar
Rating 3.8/5
Reputation Average
Education Good
Faculty Good
Infrastructure Good
  • It is one of the Best Fashion Education Institute in Gandhinagar.
  • Ranked 8th for Fashion Design by India Today 2017
  • We would like to give out 3.8 out of 5 stars on Edufever Best NIFT Institute in India.

Contact Details

National Institute of Fashion Technology Gandhinagar
NIFT Campus, GH-O Road, Behind Info City
Near DAIICT,  Gandhinagar – 382 007 Gujarat
Contact No: +91-79-23240832, 23240834
Fax: +91-79-23240772
E-mail: director.gandhinagar@nift.ac.in / nift.gandhinagar@nift.ac.in
Official Website: https://www.nift.ac.in/gandhinagar/

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Frequently Asked Questions

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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