National Institute of Fashion Technology Bangalore – NIFT

National Institute of Fashion Technology Bangalore :

National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore was set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. It has emerged as the premier Institute of Design, Management and Technology, developing professionals for taking up leadership positions in fashion business in the emerging global scenario.

The Institute is a pioneer in envisioning and evolving fashion business education in the country through network of seven professionally managed centres at New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.

NIFT has set academic standards and excelled in thought leadership by providing a pool of creative genius and technically competent professionals. The institute provides a common platform for fashion education, research and training.

National Institute of Fashion Technology Bangalore Campus :

The NIFT Bangalore campus is lively and vibrant, which is complemented with facilities that equal the best in the world at NIFT. Creative architecture and spaciousness defines all NIFT buildings, which house fully equipped lecture rooms, design studios and laboratories, resource centres, activity centres ,gym and hostels. The education structure emphasises hands – on experience through practical set – ups and state – of – the – art technology.


NIFT Bangalore Facilities :

  • Library
  • Design studios and Techno Labs
  • Computer center
  • Hostel
  • Resource Center
  • Placement Cell

International linkages :

National Institute of Fashion Technology ( NIFT ), headquartered at Delhi is an autonomous Fashion institute providing undergraduate and postgraduate education in Design, Management and Technology. NIFT expresses its interest in a tight direct relationship between itself and other Institutions in order to carry on and develop together an academic collaboration, whose specific contents are commonly focused and decided step by step in mutual agreements.

The office of International Linkages, NIFT, facilitates such Academic Exchange possibilities. In the same direction, NIFT has signed MOUs and startegic alliances with varied Universities/ Institutes, the details of which are mentioned below.

List of Universities / Institutes with which NIFT has existing MOUs and strategic alliances :

  1. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
  2. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
  3. Hogskolan Boras ( University College of Boras, Sweden )
  4. Birmingham Institute of Arts & Design, Birmingham, UK
  5. University of Leeds, UK
  6. DeMont Fort University, UK
  7. University of the Arts, UK
  8. Domus Academy, Italy
  9. NABA, Italy
  10. Nottingham Trent University, UK ( Twinning Agreement )
  11. Amsterdam Fashion Institute, Amsterdam

Courses Offered by NIFT Bangalore :

1. Certificate course in Trend Interpretation & Forecasting

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : Advanced Diploma
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 3 Months

Basic Eligibility : Graduates.

2. Master of Design ( M.Des )

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : PGD
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 2 Years

Basic Eligibility : B.Sc in textile and clothing.

3. Master of Fashion Management ( M.F.M )

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : PGD
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 2 Years

Basic Eligibility : Graduates.

4. Master of Fashion Technology

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : PGD
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 2 Years

Basic Eligibility : B.E / B.Tech ( textile,apparel,mechanical,industrial,production )

5. Bachelor of Designing in Fashion Design

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : B.Des.
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 4 Years

Basic Eligibility : 10+2


6. Bachelor of Designing in Leather Design

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : B.Des.
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 4 Years

Basic Eligibility : 10+2

7. Bachelor of Designing in Textile Design

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : B.Des.
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 4 Years

Basic Eligibility : 10+2

8. Bachelor of Designing in Accessory Design

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : B.Des.
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 4 Years

Basic Eligibility : 10+2

9. Bachelor of Designing in Knitwear Design

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : B.Des.
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 4 Years

Basic Eligibility : 10+2

10. Bachelor of Designing in Fashion Communication

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : B.Des.
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 4 Years

Basic Eligibility : 10+2

11. Bachelor of Technology in Apparel Production

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : B.Des.
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 4 Years

Basic Eligibility : 10+2

12. Diploma in Fashion & Clothing Technology ( FCT )

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : Diploma
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 1 Year

Basic Eligibility : 10+2

13. Diploma in Fashion Integration For Apparel Industry ( FIAI )

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : Diploma
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 1 Year

Basic Eligibility : 10+2

14. Diploma in Fashion Leather Accessories

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : Diploma
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 1 Year

Basic Eligibility : 10+2

15. Certificate course in Design & Pattern Making for Ethnic Apparel

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : Advanced Diploma
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 6 Months

Basic Eligibility : 10+2


16. Advance Certificate Course in Pattern Making for Fashion Apparel

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : Advanced Diploma
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 6 Months

Basic Eligibility : 10+2

17. Certificate course in Fashion Jewellery & Technology

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : Advanced Diploma
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 6 Months

Basic Eligibility : 10+2

18. Certificate course in Store Operation Management

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : Advanced Diploma
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 4 Months

Basic Eligibility : Graduate.

19. Certificate course in Surface Ornamentation on Textiles

  • Category : Fashion Design
  • Degree : Advanced Diploma
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 3 Months

Basic Eligibility : 10+2

NIFT Bangalore Contact Details :

Name : National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore ( NIFT ),
Location : NIFT Campus, C.A. Site #21, Sector – 1, 27th Main, HSR Layout, Bangalore, Karnataka, India,
Phone No. : 080 – 22552550 – 56,
Website : www.nift.ac.in/bengaluru.