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National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Kannur Kannur , Kerala

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About National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Kannur

Last Updated By: Rachna Jha on 17th January, 2022

Kannur is known as a “City of Looms and Lores” hence a perfect place for fashion and technology institutions. The National Institute of Fashion Technology Kannur first began functioning in 2008 in a temporary place but moved to its present and permanent location in 2012. It is one among the sixteen campuses of the National Institute of Fashion Technology which is said as a pioneer institution in the field of fashion and design. NIFT Kannur offers a few courses at Undergraduate and postgraduate level and some Continuing Education Programmes such as B. Des, B. FT, MFM, M. Des, Photojournalism, Fashion Fundamentals and Basic Calligraphy. 

NIFT Kannur Highlights


National Institute of Fashion Technology

Established in


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Admission mode


Admission criteria


Entrance Accepted

NIFT Entrance Exam

Courses offered

Undergraduate - B. Des, B. FT, 

Postgraduate - M.F.M, M. Des

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National Institute of Fashion Technology Courses

NIFT Kannur offers various courses under undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education programmes. Following are the courses offered along with their eligibility and duration. 




B. Des

10+2 pass with a qualifying NIFT Score

3 Years

B. Ftech

10+2 pass with a qualifying NIFT Score

3 Years

M. Des

Bachelor's Degree and Qualify NIFT 

2 Years


Bachelor's Degree and Qualify NIFT 

2 Years


10+2 with basic photography skill

24 Days

Basic Calligraphy

10+2 with or without 1-2 years of experience /10+2 with Diploma /10+2+3 (Graduate)

2 Months

Home Furnishing Production & Fashion Technology

Any 10+2/ ITI/ Diploma

3 Months

Apparel Export Merchandising and Apparel Costing

Graduate or Diploma with at least 1 year of experience

3 Months

Fashion Fundamentals

10+3 or 10+2 with Diploma or 10+2=3 (Graduation)

4 Months

National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur Admission 

  1. Candidates who want to seek admission in any of the courses offered by NIFT, Bhubaneshwar first need to qualify the entrance exam conducted by National Institute of Fashion Technology. 
  2. They can register themselves on https://www.nift.ac.in/admission.
  3. Candidates need to carefully read the admission guidelines available on the official website to avoid any errors while filling the form. 
  4. Online registration for 2022 admission has begun from 3rd December 2021 and the last date for registration is 17th January 2022.
  5.  The entrance examination consists of three parts namely CAT (Creative Ability Test), GAT (General Ability Test) and the final round Situation Test /Group Discussion / Personal Interview which takes place around April
  6. Last date for late registration is 18th Jan to 22nd Jan with late fees of 5000. 
  7. NIFT entrance exam will take place on 6th February for all UG and PG programs. 
  8. Result of the date will come out by Mid march. 
  9. The counselling begins by May-June. 

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Kannur Courses and Fees Details

Course Duration Total Fees

Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFT)

4 Years  2,86,500

Master of Fashion Management

2 Years  1,49,500

Master of Design (M.Design)

2 Years  1,49,500
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Which is the nearest railway station to NIFT Kannur?

Nearest railway station to NIFT Kannur is the Kannur station which is some 12-13 km away from the NIFT campus.


Are there hostel facilities available at NIFT Kannur?

Yes, there is a hostel for girls in the NIFT Kannur campus but not for boys.


What facilities does NIFT Kannur offers?

NIFT Kannur has many facilities to give its students such as library, canteen, transportation, sports and medical facilities.


Who are the top recruiters for B.des at NIFT Kannur campus?

The top recruiters for B.des at NIFT Kannur are Benetton, Freelook, Lifestyle, Levis, Westside, Reliance Retail and United Colors of Benetton.


Does NIFT Kannur offers any short term courses?

NIFT has a continuing education programme which is short term courses, NIFT Kannur offers these short term courses - apparel design and development, digital media and visual communication, these programs usually are of 2-4 months and can be taken by students who have passed 10+2 from a recognized board.

Location & Contact Info

Phone Number
2784780, 2784784
NIFT Campus, Dharmasala, Mangattuparamba, Kannur, Kerala, 670562

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