National Institute of Fashion Technology - NIFT
National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata laid its plinth stone in the year 1995. The initial days began at a hired accommodation on Manjusha Bhavan, Salt Lake with limited facilities but with a strong team empowering the center. The inevitable success came in the form of a new campus. The Institute rejuvenated itself with its sprawling five-acre campus at Salt Lake layout in 1999.Today NIFT Kolkata has more than 750 students as its family and a host of facilities to its credit available at the disposal of every NIFT student. With a symbiotic balance amongst the state government and the garment industries, NIFT stands as a pioneer of fashion training and research. For national and international business, it designs and manages using sophisticated technical methods and makes the students technocrats using fashion technology. Under Parliament of India, it has been granted as a statutory status so that it can honour many degrees and other academic awards also. It boosts up students to design intellectual art all over the world. It is one of the pioneering institutions in India so that it spread its tentacles throughout the world and makes these students world class expertise designers. NIFT promises to act as a catalyst and enhance the growth of the students by proving all types of desires and lead them as all fashion designers by making them multitalented development.
NIFT Placement Cell facilitates on campus placements for graduation students of NIFT to enable them to start their careers in challenging positions. Leading national and international apparel companies vie with each other to recruit NIFT professionals. The star employers of NIFT professionals in the past from domestic companies have been United Colours of Benetton, Provogue, Weekender, Schullers, Urban yoga, Be::, Van Huesan, Louis Phillip, Spykar jeans, Lacoste, Gap, eSpree, Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Park Avenue and Parks, Excalibur, Wills Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Shopper's Stop, Pantaloons, Tommy Hilfiger, Triburg, etc. have been regularly offering key decision making positions to our graduating students.
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