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NIFT Mumbai: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Cutoff, Placements, Scholarships,

Last updated on July 19th, 2021 by Ahana Bhaduri

NIFT Mumbai is one of the 16 National Institute of Fashion Technology in India. It is ranked 2nd for Fashion Design by India Today 2019. NIFT Mumbai was established in 1995 as the “Fashion Capital of India”. The institute is spread across 10 acres of land with the latest and World-class facilities.

NIFT Mumbai offers a total of 23 Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in design streams. Admission to the UG programs is done on the basis of NIFT entrance exams that include GAT and CAT followed by a situation test. While admission to M.Design and MFM courses is provided on the basis of GD and PI. Admission to Continuing Education (CE) programs is through an interview round.

The institute provides separate hostel facilities for both boys and girls. NIFT Mumbai has highly equipped labs and machine rooms. It also holds a decent record in providing placements to its students. Some big companies like Decathlon, Nykaa.com, Monte Carlo, visit the campus for campus recruitment.

NIFT Mumbai Key Points

  • NIFT Mumbai was set up under the Ministry of Textile, Govt of India.
  • The college has gained a good reputation and has reached the epitome of academic excellence with its thought of leadership on different fashion platforms.
  • Candidates seeking admission to NIFT Mumbai are required to apply online.
  • It is a public institution established in 1995.
  • NIFT Mumbai had a 37% placement rate as of 2019.
  • 20% of the total seats are reserved for the students of Maharashtra
  • The college offers employment opportunities to students across all NIFT Centres.

NIFT Mumbai Ranking

  • NIFT Mumbai ranks in the 5th position among all the NIFT centers across India.
  • Ranked #2 for Fashion Design by India Today 2019
  • Ranked #3 for Fashion Technology by The Week 2019
  • It was ranked 1st by Outlook in 2018

NIFT Mumbai Course and Fees

NIFT Mumbai offers various UG and PG courses such as B.Des, M.Des. B.F.Tech, M.F.Tech, MFM. The details of the same are tabulated below:

Courses Program Details Selection Criteria
B.Des
  • Specialization: Fashion Design, Leather Design, Accessory Design, Textile Design, Knitwear Design, Fashion Communication
  • Eligibility: Candidate must have qualified 10+2 or 10+3 (diploma) from a recognized board of examination
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Fees: INR 2.97 LPA
GAT and CAT scores and Situation Test
B.F.Tech (Apparel Production)
  • Eligibility: Candidate must have qualified 10+2 or 10+3 (diploma) with Maths as a compulsory subject from a recognized board of examination
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Fees: INR 2.97 LPA
GAT scores
M.Des
  • Eligibility: B.Des or any other equivalent degree from NIFT or any other recognized college
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 2.25 LPA
GAT + CAT +GD/PI
M.F.Tech
  • Eligibility: M.F.Tech or any other equivalent degree from NIFT or any other recognized college
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 2.25 LPA
MFM
  • Eligibility: Any Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized college or a UG Diploma of a minimum of three years from NIFT / NID
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 2.25 LPA
GAT + CAT + GD/PI or GMAT for Foreign Nationals

NIFT Mumbai Cut-Off

Tabulated below are the details of NIFT Navi Mumbai Cut-Off 2019:

Course Cut-Off
MFM 64
M.Des 67
B.F.Tech (Apparel Production) 120
B.Des Fashion Design 134
B.Des Fashion Communication 183
B.Des Textile Design 322
B.Des Accessory Design 407
B.Des Knitwear Design 418

NIFT Mumbai Placements

NIFT Mumbai offers placements to its students in a centralized manner, candidates can opt for Pre-Placement offers (PPOs) or on-campus placements. PPOs are a part of the NIFT curriculum under which students undergo internships, training, project work, etc. The NIFT Mumbai Placement 2019 highlights are as follows:

  • NIFT Mumbai had a 37% placement rate as of 2019. However, about 99% of job opportunities were offered to B.F Tech students.
  • The highest salary package offered to the students is INR 12 LPA.
  • The average salary package offered to the students is INR 5-6 LPA.

NIFT Mumbai Top Recruiters

Monte Carlo BlackBerrys Decathlon
AMPM Bata India Limited Emerald
Future Group Cactus Menswear Fashion Pvt. Ltd Nykaa.com
Monte Carlo Eskay Home Collections Pvt. Ltd. Gaurav Gupta

NIFT Mumbai Scholarships

NIFT Mumbai offers scholarships to deserving students, meritorious students, and to those students who belong to the economically weaker section of the society.

SARTHAK- This is a financial assistance scheme provided to those undergraduate and postgraduate students who fall under the following criteria:

  • Those who have a parental income ceiling per annum is 1.5 lakh. Such candidates will get a 100% tuition fee waiver.
  • Candidates whose parental income ceiling is about 1.5 lakh. Such candidates will get 75% financial assistance.
  • Candidates whose parental income ceiling is above 2.5lakh to 4.0 lakh. They will get 50% of financial assistance in the tuition fees.

How to avail of scholarships?

Eligible candidates seeking scholarship facilities offered at NIFT Mumbai shall fill up the online application form which will be made available on the institute’s official website.

NIFT Mumbai FAQs

Ques. How to secure admission in design courses offered by NIFT Mumbai?

Last updated on July 19th, 2021

Ans. To confirm their admission in NIFT Mumbai, candidates need to secure good marks in the NIFT entrance examination and perform well in the selection test round.

Ques. What are the number of seats available in  NIFT Mumbai CE Programs of a duration of 6 months? 

Last updated on July 19th, 2021

Ans.  NIFT Mumbai offers a total of 20 seats in its CE course for Fashion Business which is offered for less than 6months.

Ques. What is the seat intake of the M.Des course offered at NIFT Mumbai? 

Last updated on July 19th, 2021

Ans.  NIFT Mumbai provides admission to 37 candidates in its M.Des program. However, it can extend up to 58 seats.

Ques. What is the mode of application for admission to NIFT Mumbai? 

Last updated on July 19th, 2021

Ans. The mode of application for admission to NIFT Mumbai is online. Candidates shall register themselves on the official website of NIFT Mumbai.

Ques. What are the documents required at the time of admission to NIFT Mumbai?

Last updated on July 19th, 2021

Ans.  The following documents are required during NIFT Mumbai Application Process:

  • Caste/Tribe/class Certificate ( if any)
  • Image of a scanned signature and photograph.
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)

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