About National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka)   Estd : 1986 Approved by : AICTE Type : Private

About National Institute of Fashion Technology

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Bengaluru H.S.R Layout Bangalore was established in 1986. It is one of the premier institute in Designing, Technology and Management. It was established under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. The institute inculcates varied skills in the students in the field of fashion industry. It has acknowledged constitutional status under the act of Parliament of India, authorizing it to award academic distinctions and other degrees. The Institute is a pioneer in envisioning and evolving fashion business education in the country through network of seven professionally managed centers at New Delhi, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. NIFT has set academic standards and excelled in thought leadership by providing a pool of creative genius and technically competent professionals. The institute provides a common platform for fashion education, research and training. Lively and vibrant campus is complemented with facilities that equal the best in the world at NIFT. For every course the college imparts practical training to its students that helps them to understand better, improve their demonstrative skills, eliminate hesitation and in this process strives to mould them into industry ready professionals. The modern teaching methodology assists the students in getting an all around view of engineering, technology and the entrepreneur world.

Awards & Rankings

  • NIFT honours students in three categories of Awards which are conferred at the time of the Convocation:
  • NIFT Best Academic Performance Award: one student in each discipline at each NIFT Campus.
  •  NIFT Extraordinary Service Award: one student at each NIFT Campus
  • NIFT Student of the Year: one student at each NIFT Campus All three awards carry a citation, a gold medal and a cash component. NIFT also institutes awards in various categories for respective programmes which are given at the time of their graduation show/ presentation.
  • The institute has been given the status of an Institute of excellence and thus permitted to award degrees to its students by an Act of the Parliament.

National Institute of Fashion Technology Vision and Mission


To emerge as a centre of excellence and innovation proactively catalyzing growth of
fashion business through leadership in professional education with concern for social
and human values.
“To establish NIFT as a centre of excellence in fashion business education, a nodal
agency for benchmarking fashion education in India and apex body for training of
trainees in fashion business education”. With the above mission we endeavor to:-
Create an environment of continuous learning with holistic interdisciplinary appreciation
of various components of value chain and the ground reality.
Adopt international best practices from Institutes of higher learning and industry, on an
ongoing basis.
Instill a passion for academic excellence with commitment to team building, inspired by
national aesthetics and craft legacy with humility and sensitivity.

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Contact Details of National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bengaluru

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    (080) 22552550-55
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  • Address:
    NIFT Campus, C.A. Site #21, Sector-1, 27th Main, H.S.R Layout, Bangalore, Karnataka, India