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What is NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology)?
National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is a fashion institute in India, set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. NIFT is an institution of design, management and technology for the international fashion business.
NIFT, ranked as the premier institute of fashion management and technology in India, is the founder member of “Fashion Schools’ Foundation of the World”, having 34 fashion schools worldwide. Many famous designers of India like Ritu Beri, Manish Arora, Rajesh Pratap Singh, JJ Valaya, Sabyasachi Mukherjee are NIFT alumni.
In 2006, the Parliament passed the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Bill, 2005, thereby receiving a statutory status and empowering the institute to grant its own degrees and other academic distinctions. It also counts among the coveted list of an Institute of National Importance by the Parliament of India.
NIFT head office is in New Delhi & its centers are at Mumbai, Kolkata, Kangra, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Raebareli, Patna, Shillong, Bhopal, Taliparamba, Bhubaneswar and Jodhpur where four-year bachelor and two-year master programmes in the areas of Design, Management and Technology are offered.
In the latest surveys NIFT Delhi, Bengaluru and Gandhinagar are ranked as the top 3 institutions for its education and placement.
By Minister of Textiles, a new NIFT Campus at Ludhiana, Punjab has been announced.
The regular & full-time programs are offered at NIFT at two levels namely “the Graduate level” and “the Post Graduate level”; & recently NIFT has also launched its PhD program. NIFT has an agreement for Dual Degree with Fashion Institute of Technology, with the selected students from NIFT receiving a Dual Degree from both NIFT and Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA. NIFT offers Master of Fashion Management, Master of Design and Master of Fashion Technology at the Masters’ level.
Apparel Production – B.F.TECH UG Degree
This programme, offered by the Department of Fashion Technology, is designed to train students in the core garment manufacturing technology, with emphasis on apparel production and information technology.
Accessory Design – Fashion Accessory & Lifestyle Products UG Degree
The Accessory Design program of NIFT started in 1991 and was available for seven years only at NIFT Delhi. Previously available as a three-year diploma course, the Accessory Design program is now a four-year degree course. It is available in Delhi, Kangra, as AD and Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Shillong and Bhopal as F&LA.
Fashion Design – UG Degree
The Fashion design department has been instrumental in bringing about a paradigm shift in design perception in India. It works closely with fashion professionals in order to evolve a unique fashion identity universally relevant and acceptable, for a global audience. with a three – pronged approach, the programme is strengthened with an increased relevance to the fashion Industry in India and with a mission to create a global identity in design. Its offered at Bengaluru, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kangra, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Rae Bareli, Patna, Shillong & Bhubaneswar.
Fashion Communication – UG Degree
Fashion Communication is a four-year undergraduate degree program. It prepares student for professional work in Photography, Graphic Design, Visual Merchandising, Fashion Journalism, Advertising, Retail Management and Event Management.
Knitwear Design – UG Degree
The course was earlier a two-year post graduate diploma program introduced in the year 1994 at NIFT, Delhi but is now a four-year undergraduate program available at multiple centres. The centres conducting this technology program are at Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad. It is structured with a view to the requirements of the knitwear industry in Ludhiana and Tirupur, both centres of garment exports to other countries. The graduates of this program also find employment in the thriving domestic brands and retail industry in Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Bangalore.
Textile Design – Fashion & Textile Design UG Degree
Textile design forms the core of the whole business of fashion. The rapidly expanding activities in the export and domestic sectors of the Indian apparel and home fashion industry demands professional inputs in design and development of textiles and raw material, which is responsible for 60-80% of the cost of the product. Textile design today is that strategic value adding activity that can make all the difference in transforming a fashion business into an economically viable and profitable proposition. Its offered at Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kangra, Kannur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Jodhpur, New Delhi & Patna.
Leather Design – Fashion & Leather Design UG Degree
Leather design programme of NIFT is unique as it offers advanced study in Leather garments, goods & accessories, footwear and lifestyle accessories. Its offered at Chennai, Kolkata, New Delhi and Rae Bareli.
Master of Design – M.DES. PG Degree
The Master of Design is a research centric multidisciplinary design program. Students can choose design specializations in Fashion, Textiles and Communication Design.
Master of Fashion Management – M.F.M. PG Degree
MFM is a two-year PG Programme in Fashion Management (erstwhile AMM) that started in 1987. It is offered by the FMS Dept. The objective of the program is to develop managerial skills in the field of Fashion Advertising, Communication, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising best suited to the requirements of the fashion & luxury retail (both offline and online), fashion product export and allied sectors.
Master of Fashion Technology – M.F.Tech. PG Degree
MFT is a two-year PG Programme in Fashion Technology, Formally known as GMT (Garment Manufacturing Technology). This programme, offered by the Department of Fashion Technology. The objective of the program is to develop managerial skills in the field of Fashion Technology, Production Management and Merchandising.
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What is the qualification required to appear in NIFT Entrance Exams?
To study in NIFT students have to give the NIFT Entrance Examinations. The full form of NIFT is National Institute of Fashion Technology. Those of students who have an inclination towards fashion for them this is an apt course no doubt. NIFT have got their centres in New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Raebarelli, Bhopal, Kanpur, Patna and Shillong.
Following are the courses which NIFT offers:-
- Bachelor Programs: B.Des (Accessory Design, Fashion Communication, Fashion Design, Knitwear Design, Leather Design, Textile Design), B.F.Tech (Apparel Production)
- Master Programs: M.Des (Design), M.FM (Fashion Management), M.F.Tech (Fashion Technology)
Qualification Eligibility Criteria:-
B.Des. (Fashion Design):-
- Students need to pass higher secondary examination or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
- If students have a 3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education then also students are eligible.
- To apply for this program student’s age should not exceed the upper age limit of 23 years.
B.FTech. (Apparel Production):-
- Students need to pass higher secondary examination or its equivalent from a recognized institution with Physics, Chemistry and Maths.
- Students should have the pass marks in physics, chemistry and mathematics at 10+2 level.
- If students have a 3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education then also you are eligible.
- To apply for this program students age should not exceed the upper age limit of 23 years.
Selection Procedure for B.Des:- This program consists of the following stages which needs to pass:-
- General Ability Test (GAT)
- Creative Ability Test (CAT)
Selection Procedure for B.FTech:- This program consists of the following stages which needs to pass:-
- General Ability Test (GAT)
- Managerial Ability Test (MAT)
General Ability Test (GAT):- This test will comprise of various sub-tests as given below:
- Quantitative Ability
- Communication Ability
- English Comprehension
- Analytical Ability
- General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Job Prospects after NIFT
Students were certainly attracted into applying for a Design Course at NIFT. The students should know the nature of job offered after NIFT. Students can get job after NIFT as its name speaks for itself and the industry likes to go for NIFT professionals. Most jobs are at export houses. Candidates can also work with an established designer. The students can get a good starting salary. A lot of job profiles particularly and strictly require females. So if you’re a girl, you’ll have an edge over the others for sure. These kinds of jobs require candidates to sit at work place for hours continuously making sketches or computer models/illustrations/concepts. These will be sampled and produced and candidates have to be actively involved in the entire process. At NIFT Students have to maintain an overall 75% attendance and 65% in all subjects to clear a semester failing which Students will be back for a year. So this is very important for Students to maintain their attendance.