NIFT Delhi, established in 1986 is a prestigious institute for providing high standards in fashion education for the students who aspire to learn and build a career in the textile and apparel industry. In accordance with the NIFT Act 2006, the President of India graces the institute with his presence. Furthermore, the Act enables the institute to award degrees in Fashion education which have a global application. The institute has allegiance with the Ministry of Textiles and was erected under the Govt. Of India’s assent. Having well-developed campuses spread all over the country providing various programs under design, management, and technology for fashion, NIFT strives to be the leading fashion school in the country.
Over more than 3 decades NIFT has been imparting knowledge and providing expertise to expand and promote handicrafts and handlooms of various States and Union Territories.
Considered as the best design school in the country, NIFT Delhi offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral, Continuing Education programmes in the field of design, fashion technology and management.
Throughout the course, comprehensive knowledge is imparted to the students by esteemed faculties who hone their skills and further encourage them to exhibit their creative self. This rigorous training prepares them for the trials and tribulations in the industry in the near future.
The institute provides a wonderful launchpad to fulfill the professional aspirations of their two-year post-grad and four undergrad students in the form of campus placements which involves a keen and perennial investment from employer organizations.
NIFT is a perfect one-stop destination not only for all leading fashion & designing firms but also for FMCG, media and consulting firms to recruit infallible designers, resourceful managers and technologically skilled fashion professionals.
Research & Development
The Ph.D. degree is conferred on the basis of prolific academic achievement, original research and creative application of curricula in the various vistas in the fashion industry. The research work entails creative and productive enquiry as it’s fundamental cornerstones. NIFT further offers the provision of a part-time Ph.D. in a plethora of avenues such as design, management and technology pertaining to textile, fashion, lifestyle, apparel. This endeavor is aimed at the creation of a body of authentic knowledge relevant to academia and industry alike.
Sabyasachi Mukherjee, the couturier, the fashion and jewelry designer, the most sought after designer for brides going in for an Indian wedding today, graduated from NIFT in 1999 summers. Shweta Tripathi, the actress who has won accolades for her performance in films like Masaan and web-series like Mirzapur graduated with a degree in Fashion Communication from NIFT Delhi. Akshar Pathak, the graphic designer, the trailblazing social media influencer popular for his quirky sense of humor and out-of-the-box thought process did his Bachelors in Design from NIFT Delhi before starting to make those amazing posters for Zomato that made him get not noticed in the beginning. Naaz Joshi, the first transgender beauty queen from India, a motivational speaker and a trans-rights activist completed her studies in fashion design from NIFT.