National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), a leader in fashion education with the ability to integrate knowledge, academic freedom, critical independence, and creative thinking has a history of being in existence for 28 years stands as a testimony to its fundamentals where academic excellence lies at the core.
The National Institute of Fashion Technology(NIFT), a premier academic institute of design, management, and technology, aims at establishing the benchmark for the quality of professionals that go into the fashion industry.
The institute has stood as a beacon of serious critical engagement, a key enabler in developing competent professionals.
National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), set up in 1986 under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, is a Statutory Institute Governed by the NIFT Act 2006.
The in-house faculty was drawn in from a distinguished group of intellectuals who put forth a sense of dynamism creating a pathway to effective learning. Pupul Jaykar Hall at NIFT headquarters in New Delhi is a reminiscence of many educational thinkers and visionaries who have been instrumental to the institute’s road map to success.
Academic inclusiveness has been a catalyst in the expansion plans of the institute.
Over this period, NIFT has spread its wings across the length and breadth of the country.
Through it’s 15 professionally managed campuses, NIFT provides a framework to ensure that prospective students from different parts of the country achieve their highest potential through the program offered. Since the early years of its inception, the institute has provided a firm foundation in fashion education in the domains of Design,
Since then, NIFT has scaled high academic standards.
Since the early years of its inception, the institute has provided a firm foundation in fashion education in the domains of Design, Management, and Technology.
Through its journey, NIFT has strengthened its academic strategy. Invigorating thought leadership, research stimulus, industry focus, creative enterprise and peer learning have reinforced the institute’s academic bedrock.
Fostering a new generation of creative thinkers, the institute is empowered to award Degrees in undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral studies. Articulating the ideology of world-class learning practices, the institute has entered into strategic alliances with leading international institutes.
NIFT is committed to academic excellence in fashion education.
The vision of the institute embraces challenges and provides the impetus in setting highest academic standards. NIFT continues to strive to be nothing but the best.
List of NIFT Centers
|SL No||Name of the Campus||Address||Contact Number|
|1||National Institute of Fashion Technology ,Bangalore||NIFT Campus, No 21st 16th Cross Street , 27th Main , HSR Layout, Bangalore- 560102||080-22552550-55, 080- 25632566|
|2||National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhopal||NIFT Campus, MP Bhoj Open University Campus, Kolar Road, Bhopal- 462016||755-2493636/736, 755-2493635|
|3||National Institute of Fashion Technology , BHUBANESWAR||NIFT Campus,IDCO Plot No 24, Opp KIIT School of management, Chandaka Industrial Estate, bhubaneswar- 751024||0674-2305700,701,|
|4||National Institute of Fashion Technology , Chennai||NIFT Campus, Rajiv Gandhi Salai taramani, Chennai 600113||044-22542759, 044-22542769|
|5||National Institute of Fashion Technology , Gandhinagar||NIFT Campus, GH-O Road, behind Info City, Gandhinagar- 382007||079-23240832, 23240834|
|6||National Institute of Fashion Technology , Hyderabad||NIFT Campus, Opposite Hi-Tech City, Cyberabad Post, Madhapur , Hyderabad- 5000081||040-23110841/42/43|
|7||National Institute of Fashion Technology , Jodhpur||NIFT Campus, karwar, Rajastan, Jodhpur – 342037||291-2659551/52|
|8||National Institute of Fashion Technology , Kangra, Himachal Pradesh||NIFT Campus, Chheb, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra – 176001||1892-263872/260873/74|
|9||National Institute of Fashion Technology , Kannur, Kerala||NIFT Campus, Dharmasala, Mangattuparamba, Kannur, Kerala- 670562||497-2784780-83|
|10||National Institute of Fashion Technology , Kolkata||NIFT Campus, Plot – 3B, Block -LA, Sector 3, Salt Lake City, Kolkata- 700098||33-23357332|
|11||National Institute of Fashion Technology , Mumbai||NIFT Campus, Plot No 15, Sector 4, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai – 410210||022-27747000 / 7100 / 5549,|
|12||National Institute of Fashion Technology , NEW DELHI||NIFT Campus, Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park, New Delhi – 110016||011-26867704, 26542148/49/59|
|13||National Institute of Fashion Technology, Patna||NIFT Campus, Mithapur Farms, Patna – 800001, Bihar||0612-2340032, 2366833/4|
|14||National Institute of Fashion Technology , Raebareli||NIFT Campus, Doorbhash Nagar, Sector 2, Raebareli – 229010 , Uttar Pradesh||0535-2702422/31|
|15||National Institute of Fashion Technology , SHILLONG||NIFT Campus,Old North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) Campus,’C’ Block, Pasteur Hills Lawmali, Shillong – 793001, Meghalaya||364-2590240 /2591492|
|16||National Institute of Fashion Technology , Srinagar||NIFT Srinagar, SIDCO Electronic Complex, Rangreth Srinagar , Jammu and Kashmir- 191132|
Facilities Available at NIFT
The Institute provides comprehensive and state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment to impart both practical and theoretical training.
The facilities and services offered to the students allow them the freedom to experiment and generate creative ideas.
Lively and vibrant campuses are complemented with facilities that equal the best in the world at NIFT. Creative architecture and spaciousness define all NIFT buildings, which house fully equipped lecture rooms, design studios and laboratories, resource centers, activity centers and hostels.
The education structure emphasizes hands-on experience through practical set-ups and state-of-the-art technology.
- Computer Labs
- Arts labs & studios
- Photography lab
- Patternmaking & draping labs
- Weaving labs
- Dyeing & printing labs
- Technology labs
- Knitwear lab
- Garment technology labs
- Accessory design lab
- Leather design lab
- Amphitheaters & Auditorium. etc….
The collections at the RCs include:
- Books and periodicals
- National and international fashion and textile journals
- International collections of YSL, Chanel, Armani, Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, etc.
- Indian collections of Ritu Kumar, Hemant Trivedi, Rohit Bal, Sunit Verma, etc., and collections of NIFT students
- Textile collections
How to Join NIFT?
- For Bachelor Programme: Maximum Age: 23 years as on 1st October 2016. The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe/ Differently Abled Person (PHP).
There are different Education qualification requirement for B.Des and B.Ftech. You can get more information here.
- For Master Programme: There is no age limit for the master program at NIFT.
There are different Education qualification requirement for M.Des and M.Ftech. You can get more information here.
How to Apply for NIFT?
Application for NIFT is completely carried out through online mode. You can apply online form from the official website of NIFT www.nift.ac.in.
Application Fees for NIFT:-
- For General/OBC Candidates: Rs 1500/-
- For SC/ST/PHP Candidates: Rs 750/-
The Application Fee has to be paid through online payment gateway or through Bank Demand Draft issued in favor of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi
Bringing in a wide range of aesthetic & intellectual orientations, the early instructors included leading progressive scholars from Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA.The in-house faculty was drawn in from a distinguished group of intellectuals who put forth a sense of dynamism creating a pathway to effective learning. Pupul Jaykar Hall at NIFT headquarters in New Delhi is a reminiscence of many educational thinkers and visionaries who have been instrumental to the institute’s road map to success.