J D Institute of Fashion Technology, Bengaluru

No 18, Edward House, Brigade Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India - 560001


Established on 12th October 1988, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bengaluru is a leading institute imparting fashion education to thousands of fashion enthusiasts across the country. This institute falls under the educational division of JD educational trust. Since its foundation, it has expanded to 40+ learning centres to provide multidisciplinary education in the field of fashion and design.

JD Institute is a private institute that follows the motto "Welcome to the imagination". With its 225 expert-academic staff, the institute lives up to its motto and helps students realise their imaginations regarding design to reality. The JD Institute of Fashion Technology is affiliated to the Bengaluru City University for its UG courses and the Goa University for its Goa campus. The institute also has an association with Singhania University for all its new-age masters and UG programs. Besides, the institute is a member of many prestigious bodies of national and international importance like Adobe India, Cumulus, UID, ADI, EQAC, and many more.

The institute has been honoured by various awards in its glorious journey since 1988. In 2021, it was awarded the best fashion and interior design institute. It was also awarded under quality education and leading infrastructure by National Architecture and Interior Design excellence awards and conference 2021. The JD institute also received the same award in 2020. In 2018 it was awarded as a leader in education at UK Asian Business and many more awards throughout its history. All this is made possible by the efforts made by students and the experienced and encouraging faculty.


Name of the InstituteIIRF Ranking 2023
J D Institute of Fashion Technology, Bengaluru# 21

Courses Offered

A variety of diploma courses and government recognised courses are offered by the college. The JD institute also offers some online courses via its 40+ centres' spread across the country. Some notable courses also are offered under Singhania University by JD. The list of all the courses offered by the institute are as follows:

Jewellery design coursesJewellery design
Fashion design
Event management coursesMBA in event management
B.Sc in event management
Post Graduate Diploma In Fashion Design And Management
Interior design coursesM.Sc. in interior design
B.Sc. in interior design
Post Graduate Diploma In Interior Design 
Diploma in Interior decoration (Government Recognized)
Fashion design coursesM.Sc. in Fashion Design
B.Sc. In Fashion Designing And Garment Management
PG Diploma In Fashion Design & Management
Diploma In Garment Manufacturing & Fashion Design
Online certification coursesDynamics of Fashion
Business of Fashion, Media and communication
Fashion marketing
Fashion digital marketing
Fashion styling
Digital fashion illustration
Interior decoration
Vastu Sastra
Interior Design thinking
Image consulting and management

Course Highlights

  • The institute is equipped with proper practical labs and studios. The courses encourage practical learning, and adequate utilisation of the labs and studios are integrated into the courses directly.
  • The institute organises special workshops and technical events to support hands-on learning. It also helps students understand the industry requirements and standards.
  • Industrial tours and training are arranged for the students. This helps them build their morale and gives them the extra push to work hard so that they can also reach these places.
  • Guest lectures and sessions by industry experts are conducted from time to time to provide great insight into the work of design professionals and how students can reach these goals.

Admission Process

The admission procedure at JD institute is available both online and offline. If you want to go through the admission process offline, you need to visit the campus and fulfil the required formalities. For online applications, the candidate needs to follow certain steps to complete the admission process at JD institute.

  • Visit the institute website and get yourself registered.
  • Fill up the application form.
  • Prepare all the required documents and upload them.
  • Pay the required application fee.
  • Download and take print of the filled application form

On completing the procedure mentioned above, the seats are allotted to the students based on the merit list. No entrance exam applies to the institution.

Results and Cut-off

For admissions in any UG, PG, diploma, and degree course the JD institute offers, the candidate must fulfil some eligibility criteria. Firstly, the candidate must have completed their higher secondary education from any recognised education board in India from any stream. Besides this, for masters' course admission, the candidate needs to have a graduate degree from any recognised university.

There are no minimum cut off marks required for the admissions at JD institute; however, students with more than 50% aggregate scores in their higher secondary education are more likely to get admission than students who don't have the scores.


The JD institute possesses an active placement cell that runs an active online portal. This portal is provided for the recruiters to post advertisements for any job. From there, the placement prepares posters of the same, which are then shared on the bulletin boards of campus and are also sent in WhatsApp groups. The cell takes care of all the placement activities at the campus and provides various opportunities to the students.

Some of the leading companies that conduct placement drives at campus every year are as follows:

  • Calvin Klein
  • H&M
  • Imagine XP
  • Anshul Rajwansh
  • Pepperfry
  • Studio Disha Wagnani
  • Cheer Sagar
  • R4U Denim Factory
  • ZARA
  • Walt Disney

Besides the full-time jobs, the cell also arranges for industrial training, industrial visits, vocational training, and internships for the students. Via these opportunities, the placement cell provides a better career and future to the students once they pass out.

Alumni Network

The classes of all the passing years from the JD institute produce shining stars for the fashion industry. They are placed across the world and country, showcasing their talent and the experience and knowledge gained from the JD institute. The alumni association comes forward to help the students and faculties learn, plan, and execute the current industry requirements every year. They plan and host events in the college with the help of the faculty for sharing professional insight with the students that will help them shape their own careers.

Campus Facilities

The campuses of JD institutes are built based on modern technology, architecture, and infrastructure. The infrastructure at these centres includes an art facility, well-functioning and stocked offline and e-library, and various labs, each satisfying the course requirements. All these facilities promote quality learning and help students engage themselves.

The JD Annual Design Awards is organised to provide a platform for showcasing the design and final works of its graduating students. This event occurs in the presence of key industry experts, media, and their students. The Imagination journey provides 40 days of learning in Paris and London to enhance the knowledge and observation skills of the students.

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Top 40 Design Schools (Private)

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Yes Scholarship Availability
Excellent Research Perspective