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National Institute of Fashion Technology
Rashtriya Fashion Pradyogiki Sansthan
TypePublic
Established1986
Budget120 crore (US$14 million)
(FY2022–23 est.)[1]
DirectorTanu Kashyap, IAS[2]
Students11,514[3]
Location
Various
See list
CampusUrban
LanguageEnglish (primary)
Hindi
Colors
AffiliationsMinistry of Textiles, Government of India
Websitenift.ac.in
National Institute of Fashion Technology is located in India
Bengaluru
Bengaluru
Bhopal
Bhopal
Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar
Chennai
Chennai
Daman
Daman
Delhi
Delhi
Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar
Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Jodhpur
Jodhpur
Kangra
Kangra
Kannur
Kannur
Kolkata
Kolkata
Mumbai
Mumbai
Raebareli
Raebareli
Panchkula
Panchkula
Patna
Patna
Srinagar
Srinagar
Shillong
Shillong
Locations of National Institute of Fashion Technology

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is an autonomous[4] institute offering courses in fashion, technology, and management. Its head office is located in New Delhi, India.[5]

History

NIFT was established in 1986 under the Ministry of Textiles of the 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.[6]

Along with the Ministry of Textiles, NIFT is in the process of creating a India specific size chart.[7]

The new digital disruptive pattern camouflage uniform adopted by the Indian Army in 2022 was designed in association with NIFT.[8]

Indian Army personnel in new uniform designed in association with NIFT

Campus

National Institute of Fashion Technology currently has 18 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.[9] The campus in Bhopal was set up in June 2008,[9] Bhubaneshwar in 2010,[10] Jodhpur in 2010,[11] Kangra in 2009,[12] Kannur temporarily in 2008 but permanently in 2012,[13] and Patna in 2008.[14] Raebareli in 2007, Shillong in 2008, Srinagar in 2016,[15] Panchkula temporarily in 2019 but permanently in 2022.[16] Daman became the latest edition in the NIFT network established in 2022.[17]

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)s [18][19]
# Name of the Centre City State Established
1 National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi New Delhi Delhi 1986
2 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Chennai Chennai Tamil Nadu 1995
3 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Gandhinagar Gandhinagar Gujarat 1995
4 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana 1995
5 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata Kolkata West Bengal 1995
6 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra 1995
7 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore Bengaluru Karnataka 1996
8 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Raebareli Raebareli Uttar Pradesh 2007
9 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhopal Bhopal Madhya Pradesh 2008
10 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur Kannur Kerala 2008
11 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Shillong Shillong Meghalaya 2008
12 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Patna Patna Bihar 2008
13 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kangra Kangra Himachal Pradesh 2009
14 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar Odisha 2010
15 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Jodhpur Jodhpur Rajasthan 2010
16 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Srinagar Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir 2013
17 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Panchkula Panchkula Haryana 2019
18 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Daman Daman Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 2022

Labs and facilities

Labs

Student facilities

Other

Academics

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NIFT offers undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral programmes in design, management, and technology.[20]

The list of programmes offered by NIFT are mentioned below:

Undergraduate education degrees

Postgraduate

Doctoral education

Continuing Education Programmes

References

  1. ^ "Expenditure Profile, 2022–2923" (PDF). Government of India – Ministry of Finance – Budget Division. February 2022. p. 61. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Administrative Setup". nift.ac.in. Retrieved 19 September 2023.
  3. ^ "NIFT Advantage | NIFT". nift.ac.in.
  4. ^ Annual Report. Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. 2009.
  5. ^ Crossette, Barbara (21 June 1989). "New Fashion School in India Draws From a Rich Heritage". The New York Times.
  6. ^ "National Institute of Fashion Technology Convocation 2023". pib.gov.in. Retrieved 8 December 2023.
  7. ^ Malik, Ektaa (27 August 2021). "'M' in US, 'L' here: Govt begins survey to chart India-specific sizes". The Indian Express. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  8. ^ "Indian Army Day 2022: Indian Army unveils new combat uniform with a digital disruptive pattern". 15 January 2022.
  9. ^ a b "NIFT Campuses | NIFT". nift.ac.in.
  10. ^ "Home | Bhubaneswar". nift.ac.in.
  11. ^ "Home | Jodhpur". nift.ac.in.
  12. ^ "Home | Kangra". nift.ac.in.
  13. ^ "Home | Kannur". nift.ac.in.
  14. ^ "Home | Patna". nift.ac.in.
  15. ^ "Home | Srinagar". nift.ac.in. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  16. ^ "Home | Panchkula". nift.ac.in.
  17. ^ "Home | Daman". nift.ac.in.
  18. ^ "NIFT Centres".
  19. ^ "NIFT Campuses". National Institute of Fashion Technology. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  20. ^ "Prospectus" (PDF). nift.ac.in. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  21. ^ a b "UG [Undergraduate] Programmes". National Institute of Fashion Technology. 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  22. ^ "Foundation Programme". National Institute of Fashion Technology. 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  23. ^ "PG [Postgraduate] Programmes". National Institute of Fashion Technology. 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  24. ^ "Doctoral Programmes". National Institute of Fashion Technology. 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  25. ^ "Continuing Education Programmes". National Institute of Fashion Technology. 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2022.