The Indian Institute of Fashion Technology came into existence in the academic year of 2001. The objective of establishing the institute was to impart professional training to students willing to pursue their career in the field of fashion and potential employment seeker for Fashion and Apparel Industry. The institute believes in creating a core group of people who are proficiently trained to set up their own enterprises and hence not only job seekers but also job providers. The institute has now been transformed into a state of art, extra modern premier, and multi-disciplinary institute in the field of Fashion and Apparel Technology and Management. The institute is renowned for conducting several Training Programs in Association with Government of India and Government of Karnataka.
Current Affiliations and Collaborations:
An associate inception of the IIFT which is known as IIFT College of Fashion is affiliated to Bangalore University and recognized by the Government of Karnataka is all set to conduct the B. Sc. Degree in Fashion and Apparel Design.
The institute i.e. IIFT has collaborated with the Karnataka State Women's University (Bijapur) is designed to conduct Joint Training Programs in the following:
There are approximately more than 3000 students who have completed their degree programs from IIFT and many of these students have been recruited for attractive positions in the Fashion and Apparel Industry. The training programs offered by the institute are made to create Managerial and Executive level professionals for the Fashion Apparel Industry.
Achievements of IIFT
Courses Offered by IIFT
The courses offered by the institute are affiliated to either Bangalore University or Karnataka State Women's University Bijapur. The courses are given below along with the universities they are affiliated to:
Courses affiliated to Bangalore University
Courses in collaboration with Karnataka State Women's University
Internship at IIFT
IIFT is the only Fashion Institute which intends to send its students to the Fashion Capital i.e. Paris, France for one-month internship. Besides this, students of IIFT get a chance to visit Paris, France during the Paris Fashion Week and observe and attain backstage experience of the fashion show being held.
Industry Tie-ups for Internship and Placements
The institute provides 100% placement assistance and following are the companies where students are generally placed:
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2 PHD faculty
The scholarship is provided based on the merit list.
Discount for Ex-Servicemen children/spouse/siblings - 15%
Discount for SC/ST Category - 15%
Scholarship for students who have scored more than 80% in their SSLC or PUC - 15%
IIFT Bangalore entered into Limca Book of National Records for there were 542 designs displayed by 82 designers showcased by 52 models in their annual fashion show called "Fashionite 2010".
Students from IIFT Bangalore have happened to secure 1st and 8th ranks in the Bangalore University examinations in B. Sc. in Fashion and Apparel Design in the year 2013.
One of the students from IIFT Bangalore named Ms. Namratha bagged a gold medal in Masters in Fashion Management in the academic year 2017.
Shazmi Maddas, a students from IIFT Bangalore won first prize and Habeebulla bagged second runner up in the Dazzling Design Competition held at Hotel Taj Vivanta.
Geetha Kumari and Habeebulla from IIFT Bangalore won 1st prize in Psy Fashion Fest known as "Designer Paradise" which is the biggest festival of students designing for super models held at Indiranagar Club.