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Top 10 Fashion Colleges in India

June 28, 2016 04:07 PM 5 minute read , Design , National Institute of Fashion Technology

Top 10 Fashion Colleges in India

A blend of creativity and an eye for detail is what an individual must possess if he/she is willing to pursue a highly successful career in the field of fashion and designing. Up-to-date knowledge of key fashion trends and styles will not only help one in coming up with extraordinarily innovative and exclusive ideas but will also aid in attaining a competitive edge in the industry.

India is well known for its contribution to the fashion industry with its embroidery, weaving and printing styles, bandhani (popularly known as tie & dye), shisha (mirror embroidery) etc. There are many designers in the country who are continuously striving to make the industry a well-known platform for fashion lovers all around the world. It cannot be denied that fashion as a discipline of study calls for individuals with excellent communication skills coupled with a strong business sense.

Some of the prominent designers of India include Manish Malhotra, Rohit Bal, Gaurav Gupta, Ritu Beri, Anamika Khanna, Suneet Verma, Tarun Tahiliani, Sabyasachi etc. The youth of present generations seem to gain inspiration from these highly reputed designers, thereby opting to make a full-time career in the fashion and garment industry. Fashion designing has a wide variety of fields that you can opt for - ranging from design, fashion merchandising, garment manufacturing, fashion communication, printing, accessory designing, marketing etc.

Not to forget, campaigns and movements of national importance like ‘Make in India’ & ‘Start-up India’ are only going to open further opportunities for those seeking employment in the industry.

To help you accomplish these goals, we bring to you a list of the top 10 fashion colleges in India that you can opt for while shortlisting colleges and institutes for the desired fashion course.

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi

Location: Haus Khaz, New Delhi

Selection Process: NIFT entrance exam

Courses: Bachelor of Design (B.Des) degree course in Fashion Design / Leather Design / Textile Design / Accessory Design and also other streams like Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication ; Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) degree course in Apparel Production ; Master of Design (M.Des) ; Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) etc.

Pearl Academy

Location: Naraina Industrial Area, New Delhi

Selection Process: Pearl Academy entrance test

Courses: UG courses in Fashion Design / Fashion Communication / Product Design / Fashion & Lifestyle Business Management / Fashion & Lifestyle E-commerce etc. ; PG courses in Fashion Design / Fashion Business - Marketing & Merchandising / Fashion Styling & Image Design etc. and other diploma courses



National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Mumbai

Location: Kharghar, Navi Mumbai

Selection Criteria: NIFT entrance exam

Courses: Bachelor of Design (B.Des) in Fashion Design / Textile Design / Accessory Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication ; Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) in Apparel Production ; Master of Design (M.Des) ; Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) etc. ; Diploma courses in Fashion Fit & Style / Apparel Production & Merchandising



National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Hyderabad

Location: Madhapur, Hyderabad

Selection Criteria: NIFT entrance exam

Courses: Bachelor of Design (B.Des) in Fashion Design / Accessory Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication ; Bachelor of Fashion Technology degree course (B.F.Tech) in Apparel Production ; Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) etc.



National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Bangalore

Location: HSR Layout, Bengaluru

Selection Criteria: NIFT entrance exam

Courses: Bachelor of Design (B.Des) in Fashion Communication / Fashion Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design / Accessory Design ; Technology oriented Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) in Apparel Production ; Industry oriented Master of Design (M.Des) course ; Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) course etc.



National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Kolkata

Location: Salt Lake City, Kolkata

Selection Criteria: NIFT entrance exam

Courses: Bachelor of Design (B.Des) in Leather Design / Fashion Design / Textile Design / Fashion Communication / Accessory Design / Knitwear Design ; Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) in Apparel Production ; Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) etc.

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Chennai

Location: Tharamani, Chennai

Selection Criteria: NIFT entrance exam

Courses: Bachelor of Design (B.Des) in Fashion Design / Leather Design / Textile Design / Accessory Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication ; Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech) in Apparel Production ; Professional degree courses such as Master of Design (M.Des) ; Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M) etc.



Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID), Pune

Location: Viman Nagar, Pune

Selection Criteria: Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)

Courses: Bachelor of Design (B.Des) in Fashion Design / Communication Design / Industrial Design / Fashion Communication

Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT), Mohali

Location: Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab

Selection Criteria: NIIFT situation test & interview

Courses: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Fashion Design / Textile Design / Fashion Design (Knits) ; Master of Science (M.Sc) degree course in Garment Manufacturing Technology / Fashion Marketing Management



School of Fashion Technology (SOFT), Pune

Location: Narhe Ambegaon, Pune

Selection Criteria: Online Exam + Studio Test + Group Discussion

Courses: Bachelor of Design (B.Des) in Fashion Design / Textile Design / Fashion Communication ; UG Diploma in Fashion Apparel Design ; PG Diploma in Apparel Production & Merchandising Management / Fashion Design & Clothing Technology / Computer Assisted Textile Design etc.

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