NIFT Admissions 2023: Guidelines, documents required for seat allocation process

Candidates will not be considered for campus they have not selected even if there are vacancies in the course applied. This rule also applies for merit list candidates.

NIFT Admissions 2023: Guidelines, documents required for seat allocation process Documents required for NIFT seat allocation process 2023. (Picture: Wikimedia commons)
Ishita Ranganath | Apr 24, 2023 - 10:36 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has issued a set of guidelines for the NIFT admissions 2023 seat allocation process on the official website- Candidates that have qualified the NIFT entrance exam on February 5, 2023 can check the documents required and rules to follow for the allocation.

The institute has advised candidates to choose maximum number of preferences while filling campus and course preferences at the time of registration for seat allocation. "Carefully analyze available options based on your CMR while choosing your course and campus preferences. Previous years' opening & closing cut-off ranks are available on the NIFT seat allocation portal for candidates' reference," read a NIFT notice.

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Candidates must check the NIFT provisional seat allotment letter after each round of allocation and pay the seat acceptance fee online to secure their seat. Candidates can also exercise the 'upgrade' or 'slide' or 'freeze' option. The 'freeze' options must not be selected if the candidate is waiting for allotment of a campus or course of higher precedence in any subsequent round.

NIFT Admissions 2023: Seats available, candidate preference

NIFT informs that only the campuses and courses that have been selected by the candidate will be taken into consideration. Even if there are vacant seats in other campuses, candidates that haven not applied for that campus will not be given an admission there. This rule applies even if the candidate otherwise qualifies based on the merit list.

For those that are eligible for the Kashmiri quota, the institute has asked such candidates to fill in preference at NIFT Srinagar. "Do remember unfilled EWS, OBC, Domicile seats may be available for open category candidates in subsequent rounds," added the notice. Candidates are advised to check and fill in preferences for academic programmes in their domicile campus if eligible.

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Documents required for NIFT seat allocation 2023

Candidates will require the documents mentioned below for the NIFT seat allocation 2023. The formats for the following documents has been shared on the official website.

  • An undertaking regarding anti-ragging
  • An undertaking regarding the refund of fee
  • Medical certificate
  • The institute has also reminded non-resident Indians that there is an additional fee for NRI sponsored seats. Candidates that will be applying for NRI sponsored seats are required to submit documents from their NRI sponsor.
  • Candidates must make sure category documents, if any, have been verified. Benefit of reservation can only be availed on verification of respective category documents.
  • "Do not fake/ forge any documents. Not only will your admission be canceled (at any stage - even after joining) but legal action may also be taken," read the notice further.

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