National Institute of Fashion Technology, [NIFT] Hyderabad
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About National Institute of Fashion Technology, [NIFT] Hyderabad
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Rupali B Design, batch of 2015
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
Fashion Design at the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Hyderabad is a one it's kind course. The course duration is four years. The first year constitutes of the Foundation Programme in which students from all disciplines are taught the basics of design. The next six semesters are focused on apparel design and aesthetics. Contrary to popular belief, fashion design at NIFT is a LOT of work.
We have 10 subjects each semester with classes that start from 9 is to 6 pm in the evening. If a workload is not an issue and you're really passionate about going in the field of apparel design then the course is brilliant.
We are taught the basics of stitching, fashion illustrating, pattern making, draping and design history.
Alongside design subjects; a variety of important modules like marketing, merchandising and business development is also taught.
We have internal submissions, midterm submissions and end term exams/ submissions.
At the end of the 4th semester, the students are taken to different villages of Andhra/ Telangana in the summer to study the traditional art and craft of the particular village. It is a 20-day report making the programme.
At the end of the 6th semester, students are required to take a summer internship under a desired designer or import/export house.
The college helps in finding the same In the 7th semester, we have a choice to select 2 electives out of the given four and one electives that are offered by other departments.
In the 8th-semester, students work on their final design collection, with a fashion show that happens in May.
The professors are best at what they do, and over the course, you'll find them to be extremely approachable.
Although methods of learning are strict, i.e Attendance is a major issue, submissions and deadlines are frequent and not very flexible; the content and knowledge of what we learn in 4 years are outstanding.
Being a fourth-year student I am confident of going into any clothing line and other disciplines like Fashion styling, Fashion Photography, Visual Merchandising, Fashion Management, Design Forecasting.
FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE
Dual Degree with Fashion Institute of Fashion Technology (FIT), New York: In a landmark achievement and first of its kind, NIFT has entered into an agreement for Dual Degree with FIT.
Henceforth the selected students from NIFT would be a recipient of a Dual Degree from two premier fashion education institutes.
As per the arrangement, the bachelor student shall study two years at NIFT followed by one year at FIT and a graduating year at NIFT for an award of dual degrees.
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
Extracurricular activities are less in comparison to other colleges at National Institute of Fashion Technology, mostly because of the workload.
Nonetheless we have different clubs such as Dramatics, Sports, Literary and regular competitions and events.
NIFT students are regular participants in fests and events of other colleges. NIFT Spectrum held in the month of February is the official fest of the college. Other colleges are also invited and various events including fashion shows are held. It is a two-day event.
Converge is an annual inter-NIFT in which students from all centres of NIFT participate in various sports, dramatics and quizzing events.
NIFT Hyderabad has won the trophy several times and has hosted the event as well.
One is bound to find social diversity in National Institute of Fashion Technology campus. Students come from various parts of the country and the diversity is a treat to the eyes.
There are great tolerance and acceptance with regards to different ethnicity, race, religion.
By the end of four years, the 30 students in your class become your family. The atmosphere of the college is very friendly and warm.
There are strict rules regarding ragging, alcohol and substance abuse.
Life around campus is pretty happening. From a variety of restaurants, clubs, bars and events happening around Hyderabad.
About National Institute of Fashion Technology, [NIFT] Hyderabad
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.
National Institute of Fashion Technology Hyderabad laid its plinth stone in the year 1995. The initial days began at Chenetha Bhavan, Nampally, Hyderabad with a strong team empowering the center.
National Institute of Fashion Technology 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 been granted statutory status under the act of Parliament of India in 2006,empowering the Institute to award degrees and other academic distinctions.
NIFT offers four-year bachelor and two-year master programmes in the areas of Design, Management and Technology.
The regular, full-time programs at NIFT are run at two levels namely the Graduate level and the Post Graduate level, however, NIFT has also recently launched its PhD program. NIFT has an agreement for Dual Degree with fashion institue of technology, with the selected students from NIFT receiving a Dual Degree from both NIFT and Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA. At the Masters' level NIFT offers Master of Fashion Management, Master of Design and Master of Fashion Technology.
National Institute of Fashion Technology, [NIFT] Hyderabad Infrastructure & Facilities
The Centre is established in May ’1999. The campus is located at Madhapur, Hyderabad. It is approximately 22 kms from the Secunderabad Railway Station; 16 kms from the Hyderabad Railway Station and 30 kms from the Hyderabad Airport. Major residential and shopping areas Punjagutta, Ameerpet, etc. are within 9-10 kms range.
Two Blocks – Institutional buildings – accommodate class-rooms, studios, workshops, resource Centre, IT-Lab, Administration, Canteen, etc. fully equipped to provide learning environment to the
National Institute of Fashion Technology, [NIFT] Hyderabad Careers & Placements
TRAINING & PLACEMENT :
Ever since its inception, the Placement Cell has created its impression by striking a right balance between academics and industry.It strongly believes in the adage, “Nothing less than the industry best”. Its constant endeavour in preparing its in the field of technology has been an epitome of success over a period of time.
The placement cell, guided by a Professor is committed to provide the young techies for a successful career In the industry of their choice. Having proved its mettle in providing ta
National Institute of Fashion Technology, [NIFT] Hyderabad Scholarships & Loans
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.
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