National Institute of Fashion Technology

Summary

National Institute of Fashion Technology
NIFT official logo.png
TypePublic
Established1986
Students11,514[1]
Location
23°06′46″N 72°22′28″E / 23.1128°N 72.3745°E / 23.1128; 72.3745Coordinates: 23°06′46″N 72°22′28″E / 23.1128°N 72.3745°E / 23.1128; 72.3745
CampusUrban
AffiliationsMinistry of Textiles, Government of India
Websitenift.ac.in
National Institute of Fashion Technology is located in India
Bengaluru
Bengaluru
Bhopal
Bhopal
Bhubaneshwar
Bhubaneshwar
Chennai
Chennai
Delhi
Delhi
Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar
Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Jodhpur
Jodhpur
Kangra
Kangra
Kannur
Kannur
Kolkata
Kolkata
Mumbai
Mumbai
Raibareli
Raibareli
Patna
Patna
Srinagar
Srinagar
Shillong
Shillong
17 campus of National Institute of Fashion Technology. NIFT

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is an autonomous[2] institute that offers courses in fashion, designing, technology, and management. Its head office is located in New Delhi, India.[3]

History

NIFT was established in 1986 under the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. It was declared as a statutory institute in 2006 and empowered to grant its own degree by the NIFT Act of the Indian Parliament.[citation needed]

Along with the Ministry of Textiles, NIFT is in the process of creating a India specific size chart. The project was fully underway in 2021.[4]

Campus

NIFT currently has 17 campuses spread across the country. The first campus was established in 1986 in Haus Khaz, New Delhi. The campuses at Chennai, Kolkata, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, and Mumbai were set up in 1995, followed by the Bengaluru campus in 1997.[5] The campus in Bhopal was set up in June 2008,[5] Bhubaneshwar in 2010,[6] Jodhpur in 2010,[7] Kangra in 2009,[8] Kannur temporarily in 2008 but permanently in 2012,[9] and Patna in 2008.[10] Raebareli, Shillong, Srinagar,[11] and Panchkula[12] were established in the last decade.[when?][citation needed]

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)s [13][14]
# Name of the Centre City State Established Website
1 National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi New Delhi Delhi 1986 nift.ac.in/delhi/
2 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Chennai Chennai Tamil Nadu 1995 nift.ac.in/chennai/
3 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Gandhinagar Gandhinagar Gujarat 1995 nift.ac.in/gandhinagar/
4 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana 1995 nift.ac.in/hyderabad/
5 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata Kolkata West Bengal 1995 nift.ac.in/kolkata/
6 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra 1995 nift.ac.in/mumbai/
7 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore Bengaluru Karnataka 1996 nift.ac.in/bengaluru/
8 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Raebareli Raebareli Uttar Pradesh 2007 nift.ac.in/raebareli/
9 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhopal Bhopal Madhya Pradesh 2008 nift.ac.in/bhopal/
10 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur Kannur Kerala 2008 nift.ac.in/kannur/
11 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Shillong Shillong Meghalaya 2008 nift.ac.in/shillong/
12 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Patna Patna Bihar 2008 nift.ac.in/patna/
13 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kangra Kangra Himachal Pradesh 2009 nift.ac.in/kangra/
14 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar Odisha 2010 nift.ac.in/bhubaneswar/
15 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Jodhpur Jodhpur Rajasthan 2010 nift.ac.in/jodhpur/
16 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Panchkula Panchkula Haryana 2013 nift.ac.in/panchkula/
17 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Srinagar Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir 2013 nift.ac.in/srinagar/

Labs and Facilities

Labs

  • Computer labs
  • Photography lab
  • Pattern making & draping labs
  • Weaving labs
  • Dyeing & printing labs
  • Technology labs
  • Garment technology labs
  • Leather Design labs
  • Accessory Design labs

Student Facilities

  • Library and Resource center
  • Hostel and Residency
  • Canteen and Cafe
  • Health Care & other
    • On-campus Counsellor
  • Gym and Sports center

Other

  • Incubation Cell
  • Amphitheaters
  • Auditoriums

Academics

NIFT offers undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral programmes in design, management, and technology.[15]

The list of programmes offered by NIFT are mentioned below:

Undergraduate education degrees [16]

  • Bachelor in Design (B.Des.)
    • B.Des. (Fashion Design)
    • B.Des. (Leather Design)
    • B.Des. (Accessory Design)
    • B.Des. (Textile Design)
    • B.Des. (Knitwear Design)
    • B.Des. (Fashion Communication)
  • Bachelor in Fashion Technology (B.FTech)
  • Foundation Programme [17]

Postgraduate [18]

  • Masters in Design (M.Des)
  • Masters in Fashion Technology (M.FTech)
  • Masters in Fashion Management (MFM)

Doctoral education[19]

  • PhD (Full time )
  • PhD (Part time)

Continuing Education Programmes

  • Multiple Programs[20]

References

  1. ^ "NIFT Advantage | NIFT". www.nift.ac.in.
  2. ^ Annual Report. Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. 2009.
  3. ^ Crossette, Barbara (21 June 1989). "New Fashion School in India Draws From a Rich Heritage" – via NYTimes.com.
  4. ^ Malik, Ektaa (27 August 2021). "'M' in US, 'L' here: Govt begins survey to chart India-specific sizes". The Indian Express. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  5. ^ a b "NIFT Campuses | NIFT". nift.ac.in.
  6. ^ "Home | Bhubaneswar". nift.ac.in.
  7. ^ "Home | Jodhpur". nift.ac.in.
  8. ^ "Home | Kangra". nift.ac.in.
  9. ^ "Home | Kannur". nift.ac.in.
  10. ^ "Home | Patna". nift.ac.in.
  11. ^ "Home | Srinagar". nift.ac.in. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  12. ^ Jul 10, TNN |; 2019; Ist, 10:14. "NIFT Panchkula's first batch to start from August 20, admissions begin | Chandigarh News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 July 2020.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  13. ^ https://pib.gov.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=95224
  14. ^ https://nift.ac.in/niftcampuses
  15. ^ "Prospectus" (PDF). nift.ac.in. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  16. ^ https://nift.ac.in/ugprogrammes
  17. ^ https://nift.ac.in/foundationprogramme
  18. ^ https://nift.ac.in/pgprogrammes
  19. ^ https://nift.ac.in/doctoralstudies
  20. ^ https://nift.ac.in/cep

External links

  • Official website Edit this at Wikidata