Academically, well we have no books. But knowledge, it's never enough. From the oldest form of art in our country to the latest technology used, NIFT has an account of everything.
Projects? We call them assignments. Afterall, we're a design college.
The course content is really hefty. A hell lot of knowledge to grasp. Though with the amount of work and lack of sleep we, as students, do tend to crib about it at times, but in the end, it's all worth it.
We being designers should technically know what design is. But here at NIFT, apart from being a designer, you're an artist, a sculptor, a carpenter, a photographer, a fashion-accessory-textile-knitwear-leather-graphics designer. And the fun fact being, it's still never enough for us.
Mumbai, India's commercial capital, and easily the most accessible city in this country, is the perfect gateway to Fashion World in the country with its proximity to Bollywood and Fashion Hub. NIFT Mumbai, due to the presence of glamour world, major Fational, International Fashion Brands and Retail houses provides an ideal environment for fashion students in terms of Industry exposure, class room learnings, projects and placements.
National Institute of Fashion Technology 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.
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.
NIFT as a Institute is a pioneer in envisioning and evolving fashion business education in the country, and this endeavor saw opening of New Center in 2009 at Kangra. NIFT now has a network of fifteen professionally managed domestic centres at New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Raebareli, Bhopal, Kangra, Kannur, Patna, Shillong, Jodhpur and Bhubaneswar. NIFT has further spread its wings globally with the opening of an international centre at Mauritius.
NIFT Mumbai provides state-of-the-art infrastructure in terms of class room equipments, computer labs and class rooms. Apart from the academic infrastructure, the students have been provided with a recreation centre, world class Gymnasium and Indoor & Outdoor sports facility. Mumbai is known as the city that never sleeps. NIFT, Mumbai centre was established in the year 1995 and is presently located at Kharghar, Navi Mumbai. NIFT Mumbai has attained national repute for its pre-eminent status as an industry oriented state-of-the-art training centre and has reached the pinnacle of academic excellence and thought leadership on different fashion platforms.
NIFT Mumbai campus started on 19th of April 2006 which was inaugrated by Chief minister of Maharashtra.
The design studios on campus offer ample opportunity to students to experiment and innovate, while the laboratories provide hi-technology work areas covering real-time aspects of the industry. These studios are in the process of being set up.
High Quality Lecture Rooms
Class rooms are equiped with good facilities and also projectors for displaying presentations.
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NIFT has benchmarked fashion education in India in the last 25 years. NIFT has considered the realities of Indian education scene and has become a role model for other educational Institutions, providing equal oppurtunities to the 'Youth' from all strata of the society.
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 st
Getting Education is no longer an insurmountable problem these days. Education loans are available to the needy and deserving students from the Nationalized Banks at reasonable rates of interest. Theses loans are repayable after the completion of the degree/diploma.
Fee Waiver Scheme
The State Government has started a fee waiver scheme to help the economically poor but meritorious students. Further information regarding this can be obtained from the office of the Registrar.