NIFT Kangra started its humble beginning from August, 2009, from its permanent campus situated in the Chheb, Kangra. The centre was inaugurated by Hon'ble Minister of Textiles and Hon'ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh on 5th August 2009.
NIFT as a Institute is a pioneer in envisioning and evolving fashion business education in the country, and this endeavor saw opening of New Center in 2009 at Kangra. NIFT now has a network of fifteen professionally managed domestic centres at New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Raebareli, Bhopal, Kangra, Kannur, Patna, Shillong, Jodhpur and Bhubaneswar. NIFT has further spread its wings globally with the opening of an international centre at Mauritius.
The NIFT Kangra campus is 2 kms from Kangra Bus stand and 8 kms from the Airport. Security is of prime importance in the campus, which is also a strictly non-smoking zone.
The courses being offered in the institute at present include specialization in four disciplines of Bachelor of Design and one Bachelor of Fashion Technology course at the under graduate level. NIFT Kangra has the strength of more than 600 students in all the disciplines being offered.
The institute boasts of a very close contact with the intellectual art and design sect of the society all over the country. Due to the advantage of being one of the pioneer institutions coming in the state, the institute is now very well networked to satisfy the academic requirements of NIFT at Kangra.
The institute portrays itself as a leader in fashion education in the state. NIFT Kangra has committed itself in exploring growth paradigms and to act like a catalyst in formulating the structural roadmap for the apparel and allied industry. NIFT Kangra is looking forward to contribute towards upliftment of the craftsmen through workshops and design intervention.
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NIFT Vision and Mission
Vision: 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. Mision : “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 ...
Awards & Rankings
- Mr. Kaustav Sengupta, Associate Professor Leather Design Department, Chennai was invited as a Jury member of Shilpa Guru Award – 2011 and as a Jury member of Co-optex Exhibition - 2010