National Institute of Fashion Technology Kolkata – NIFT

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National Institute of Fashion Technology Kolkata :

National Institute of Fashion Technology ( NIFT ), Kolkata was established in 1995. The initial days began at a hired accommodation on Manjusha Bhavan, Salt Lake with limited facilities but with a strong team empowering the center. The inevitable success came in the form of a new campus. The Institute rejuvenated itself with its sprawling five-acre campus at Salt Lake layout in 1999.

Today NIFT Kolkata has more than 750 students as its family and a host of facilities to its credit available at the disposal of every NIFT student. With a symbiotic balance amongst the state government and the garment industries, NIFT stands as a pioneer of fashion training and research.

NIFT Kolkata Facilities :

  • Seminar Hall For Management Dept
  • Audio Visual Room With LCD Projector
  • Auditorium
  • Patternmaking / Draping Labs
  • Construction Labs
  • Flat Bed Knitting Lab
  • Computerized Knitting Lab
  • Design Studios

  • Weaving Lab
  • Textile Testing Lab
  • Cad Studio
  • Jewellery Design Studio
  • Library & Resource Center
  • Leather Processing Lab
  • Specialized Machine Lab

National Institute of Fashion Technology Kolkata Placement :

NIFT Placement Cell facilitates on campus placements for graduation students of NIFT to enable them to start their careers in challenging positions. Leading national and international apparel companies vie with each other to recruit NIFT professionals. The star employers of NIFT professionals in the past from domestic companies have been United colours of Benetton, Provogue, Weekender, Schullers, Urban yoga,Van Huesan, Louis Phillip, Spykar jeans, Lacoste, Gap, eSpree, Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Park Avenue and Parks, Excalibur, Wills Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Shopper’s Stop, Pantaloons, Tommy Hilfiger, Triburg, etc.

Courses Offered by National Institute of Fashion Technology Kolkata :

1. Bachelor of Design in Fashion Design

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

Basic Eligibility : XII.

Holistic inputs on generic design with focused approach towards apparel inculcates the ability to develop and channelize creativity.

2. Bachelor of Design in Leather Design

  • Category : Others Fashion and Apparel Design
  • Degree : B.Des.
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus

Basic Eligibility : XII.

Leather Design caters to the requirements of the leather industry both in terms of goods and apparel.

3. Bachelor of Design in Textile Design

  • Category : Others Fashion and Apparel Design
  • Degree : B.Des.
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus

Basic Eligibility : XII.

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.


4. Bachelor of Design in Knitwear Design

  • Category : Others Fashion and Apparel Design
  • Degree : B.Des.
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus

Basic Eligibility : XII.

Knitwear design is emerging as a growth area in the new world order. The Knitwear Design programme is structured keeping in view the future requirements of the Indian knitting.

5. Bachelor of Fashion Technology in Apparel Production

  • Category : Fashion Technology
  • Degree : BFT
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 4 Years

Basic Eligibility : XII.

The four year bachelor programme is designed to train students in the core garment manufacturing technology.

6. Master of Fashion Management

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

Basic Eligibility : Graduation.

NIFT Kolkata Contact Details :

Name : National Institute of Fashion Technology ( NIFT ), Kolkata,
Location : NIFT Campus, Plot-3B, Block-LA, Near 16 No. Water Tank, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal, India,
Phone No. : 033-23358872 / 2890 / 8348 / 7332 / 8350,
Website : www.nift.ac.in/kolkata/index.html.