NIFT - National Institute of Fashion Technology
National Institute of Fashion Technology is the most famous college in the field of fashion designing. The college aims to provide quality education in the realm of designing and provides professional designers to the apparel industries. The institute was established in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. The institute is a pioneer in the fashion and designing professional education in India. The institute initiates in providing creative and innovative professionals to the garments industries. It has been emerging to be a foremost institution of Design, Management and Technology in the country.
The institute has alliance with twelve other institutes. They are at Bangalore, Bhopal, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Raebareli, Shillong. NIFT has an honour of being granted statutory status under the act of Parliament of India in 2006. The institute has also opened its International Centre at Mauritius. NIFT offers many full times Diploma, Bachelors and Masters Programmes. An entrance test has been set up to get the admission to its courses. Generally, in the month of February/March the test is conducted for admission into Diploma its Programmes. NIFT conducts this entrance test every year.