NIFT 2011 Counselling
Successful candidates eligible for admission will be required to attend the counselling session on a specified date and time at their own expense at NIFT Campus, New Delhi. The schedule of the counselling for final allotment of course would be displayed on the NIFT website www.nift.ac.in. All Candidates whose names appear in the list published
on the NIFT website are compulsorily required to attend counseling on the date notified. Candidates whose name appear in the list put on the website but have not received the invitation for counselling in writing are also required to appear for counselling on the counselling date(s) notified.
A candidate must bring all the necessary certificates/ documents mentioned below (in original along with attested photocopy of each) and bank drafts of requisite drawn in favour of NIFT, New Delhi and payable at Delhi, towards the payment of fees At the time of Counseling:
- Certificate of 10th Class for confirmation of date of birth.
- Certificate/Degree and Mark-sheet of qualifying examination or any other eligibility certificate as mentioned in the prospectus.
- Caste & domicile certificates (for candidates belonging to Scheduled Cast (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), (PHP) Physical Handicap Person supported with VRC Certificate and Other Backward Class excluding creamy layer (OBC) and domicile certificate for those seeking domicile reservation, in the Centres where domicile preferential seats are available.
- Two recent passport size & four stamp size photographs.
- Basis of funding of the tuition fee/certificate of the parents income.
- An undertakings regarding refund of fee and Anti-Ragging (to be available at NIFT Website www.nift.ac.in)
The publication of the list for counseling on the NIFT website is only an offer for admission by NIFT to a student against a vacant seat. However, if a student fails to present himself/herself at the time of Counseling, the said offer shall be deemed to have been rejected by the candidate, and such a candidate shall have no claim to the seat that was offered to him/her, or any other seat which may thereafter fall vacant. Any seats remaining vacant after the counseling upto 10% of the total number of seats at all NIFT centers on an All India basis, shall not be required to be
filled except if so decided by the Director General. However, if the total number of seats that remain vacant after the first counseling is more than 10% of the total All-India seats, the same shall be filled by a second counseling in order of the merit list. No other student shall have any claim to any seats offered by NIFT.
If a candidate fails to produce the relevant certificates in original in prescribed proforma and does not deposit the fee through Bank Demand Draft, he/she shall not be selected against of the said Seat and the next candidate in the final merit will be called immediately. However, if he/she undertakes to produce the documents at a later stage during the counselling, the same may be considered for Counselling in which case, he/she shall be entitled to select the seat
and institution which are available at that point of time.
If a candidate does not report during the entire period of Counselling, i.e. even on the last day of Counselling, such a Candidate shall forfeit the right of admission.
If a candidate fails to present himself/herself on the date of Counselling because of serious illness or accident and is admitted in the hospital, then his/her guardian/parents may be permitted to appear in the Counselling on his/her behalf, provided the concerned candidate gives a prior notice in writing (which may be transmitted through post or fax) and submits an authority letter to this effect along with a medical certificate issued by the concerned Chief Medical Officer/ Civil Surgeon as a proof of illness and hospitalization. If later on it is found that the information provided by the candidate was wrong, then the admission is liable to be cancelled. In the event no intimation of illness is received in writing, such a Candidate shall have no claim against any vacant seat remaining at NIFT.
During the Counselling process the documents presented by the verified with originals and original documents will be returned back to the candidates. However, candidates need to produce / submit such original documents in the admitted Centres at the time of reporting.
At the time of counselling, the candidates shall have to deposit the Demand Draft of requisite amount, as prescribed by the Competent Authority. If a candidate does not deposit the required fee, he/she shall not be permitted to participate in the counselling.
The candidate can choose any one of the following programmes:
- B.Des. (Design) – Four years
- B.FTech. (Apparel Production) – Four years
- M.Des. (Master of Design) – Two years
- M.F.M. (Master of Fashion Management) – Two years
- M.FTech. (Master of Fashion Technology) – Two years
The admission to a programme is based strictly on merit as obtained in the entrance examination and the seats in the
programmes would be offered as per the merit during the counselling.
In the counselling, first candidates of reserved categories shall be called in Order of merit.
After conducting counselling of reserved category candidates, vacant seats, if any subject to being more than 10% of total number of seats or the decision of the Director General, shall be transferred to the general category seats during the Counselling. Note: In conformity with the Supreme Court pronouncement in the case of Ashok Kumar Thakur Vs. Union of India and Others reported in (2008) (6SCC1).
The medium of instruction in NIFT is English and all aspirants applying to NIFT must possess working knowledge of English Language.
All aspirants applying to NIFT must possess basic computing knowledge and skill as applied to operating system, word processing, text editing, spread sheet, data base application, presentation as well as net surfing abilities.
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