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National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Kolkata Kolkata , West Bengal

 ESTD 1995
 Private University

About National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Kolkata

The National Institute of Fashion Technology is a group of Fashion institutions of India. The establishment of NIFT took place in the year of 1986 and is approved by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. NIFT Kolkata, West Bengal is one of the Fashion Institutes of India. This college was established in the academic year of 1995. The college is affiliated with Statutory Autonomous.

The institute has good infrastructure with all the facilities provided in the campus itself. The campus of NIFT Kolkata covers all the major requirements of the students. The entire campus is enabled with Wi-Fi. It has got one big seminar hall and an auditorium that can accommodate a good number of students. Construction lab, pattern making/draping labs are fully equipped with the latest technologies. The library is one of the major aspects and is fully-fledged with recent and informative books. Flat B.Ed knitting lab, computerized knitting lab, design studios, weaving lab, textile testing lab, cad studio, jewelry design studio, library design studio and leather processing lab are well built for the ease of the students. The quality of food provided in the cafeteria is quite good. The space and tidiness in the cafeteria are the points to be considered.

The institute offers undergraduate as well as postgraduate programs. Courses offered in NIFT Kolkata are Bachelor of Design (B.Design), B.F. Tech (Apparel Production), Master of Fashion Management and Diploma course in Fashion and Clothing Technology. The undergraduate programs are Fashion Designing, Bachelor of Fashion Technology, Leather Design, Textile Design, Fashion Communication, Accessory design, and Knitwear Design. The university offers Master of Fashion Management degree under post graduate program.

Program

Courses

Current intake

Undergraduate

Fashion Designing

50

Bachelor of Fashion Technology

35

Leather Design

35

Textile Design

35

Fashion Communication

35

Accessory design

35

Knitwear Design

35

Postgraduate

Master of Fashion Management

35

The undergraduate programs are of four-year and postgraduate programs are of two-year duration.

The faculty members are very helpful and try to help students to their maximum extent. They are well qualified and knowledgeable. They always deliver what students are seeking for. They understand the requirement of the students and are experienced in their respective fields. They provide in-depth knowledge and teach everything from scratch.

Admission to these courses takes place by applying to the college through NIFT entrance exam conducted by the authority. The candidates are required to have met the eligibility criteria and the requirements of the institute.

  • For Bachelor programs, the candidates have to appear in a written test conducted by the institute itself
  • Candidates who make it to the rank list are then allowed to appear in the situation test
  • For Master's program, the candidates seeking admission to postgraduate programs are required to have appeared and qualified in the written test conducted by the Institute
  • After clearing the written test, they have to go through the personal interview round. 

Spectrum is the cultural fest organized by the institute (NIFT Kolkata). The fest helps students to represent their skills and their ability to grow in their respective fields. The students of other colleges can also participate in the events going on in the fest.

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National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Kolkata Admission

The National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata accepts the online application mode through a centralized application procedure. A centralized application procedure means the application procedure remains the same for all the campuses of NIFT. The candidates seeking admission must visit the official website of the National Institute of Fashion Technology i.e. www.nift.ac.in and register themselves for further procedure of admission.

Highlights of Admission Procedure of NIFT Kolkata

  • Candidates seeking admission to any of the programs offered by the institute must possess a good knowledge of English language as the medium of instructions at National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata is English.
  • Candidates must be aware of basic computing knowledge and skills such as operating system, word processing, text editing, etc.

Institute

National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata

Admission Procedure

Entrance Test Along with Counseling

Application Mode

Online

Entrance Mode

Offline

Counseling

NIFT Counseling

 

NIFT Kolkata offers Bachelor of Design (B. Des) and Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B. F. Tech) programs at the undergraduate level and Master of Fashion Management (M. F. M) Program at the postgraduate level.

The admission procedure of NIFT Kolkata usually starts in the month of October and the interested candidates must qualify the respective entrance examinations conducted for several programs. The basic admission criteria include qualifying of the respective entrance examination followed by counseling procedure conducted by the institute.

Admission Procedure of NIFT Kolkata

NIFT Kolkata Courses offers Bachelor of Design (B. Des) and Bachelor of Fashion Technology (B. F. Tech) programs at the undergraduate level and Master of Fashion Management (M. F. M) Program at the postgraduate level.

The programs are primarily offered in the field of Design and Fashion Technology.

Admission B. Des and B. F. Tech Programs

Bachelor of Design program is offered under six different specializations. The candidates are provided with several options to choose from.

  • Candidates seeking admission must visit the official website and fill the application form for further procedure of admission.
  • The shortlisting for admission to B. Des and B. F. Tech is done based on candidates' performance in the respective entrance examination followed by counseling procedure conducted by the institute.

Eligibility Criteria

  • For admission to B. Des, the candidates must have passed senior secondary school in any field from a recognized board.
  • Admission to B. F. Tech requires a pass in senior secondary school with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as main subjects.
  • Candidates with a diploma recognized by AICTE or any state board are also eligible to apply for admission.

Course

Specializations

Admission Procedure

B. Des

Fashion Design

Entrance Examination

Accessory Design

Textile Design

Knitwear Design

Fashion Communication

Leather Design

B. F. Tech

Apparel Production

 

Admission to M. F. M Program

  • Candidates seeking admission to M. F. M. are shortlisted based on their performance in the entrance examination test score followed by group discussion and personal interview round conducted by the institute.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Admission to M. F. M. requires a bachelor's degree in any field from a recognized university.
  • Candidates with a bachelor's degree from National Institute of Fashion Technology or National Institute of Design are also eligible to apply for admission to M. F. M.
  • Candidates appearing in the qualifying examinations are also eligible to apply for admission to the M. F. M. program.

Course

Specialization

Admission Procedure

M. F. M.

Fashion Management

Entrance Examination followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds

 

Application Procedure of NIFT Kolkata

  • The National Institute of Fashion Technology Kolkata accepts the online mode of application. Interested candidates are required to visit the official website of NIFT and register themselves for further procedure of admission.
  • Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute before filling the application form.
  • The details filled in by the candidates must be correct as any incorrect detail may lead to cancelation of the candidature.
  • The application fee of INR 1500 (INR 750 for SC/ST) must be processed while filling the form. The payment of application fee must be processed through an online mode of payment such as Credit card, Debit card, or Net banking.

Brochure

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Faculty

Prof. Bibekananda Banerjee
Position: Director

Scholarship

Various Scholarship

The institute offers two type of scholarships:-

  1. Government Scholarship: Government Scholarship is awarded on the basis of various parameters such as the economic status of the candidate, category of the candidate and many more. the terms of the scholarships are revised regularly by the university. 
  2. Merit-based Scholarship: This Scholarship is awarded on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in the qualifying examination.

Location & Contact Info

Address
Plot - 3B, Block-LA, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700098

Accessibility

Nearest Railway Station
kolkata railway junction
Nearest Airport
Netaji subhas chandra bose airport

Facilities Available

Library      
The institute has a library with a wide collection of books, journals, and periodicals.
Computer Lab      
The institute has a computer lab on the campus with latest computer machines, software, and internet connectivity.
Auditorium      
The institute has a spacious & centralized AC auditorium in the campus with good seating capacity.
Gym      
The institute has a gym on the campus with modern machines and tools like dumbbells, treadmill etc.
Lab      
The institute has several labs in the campus like a textile testing lab, MAC lab, Leather processing lab etc with latest equipment and tools.
Medical      
The institute has medical facilities in the campus for both students and staff.
Wi-Fi      
yes
Cafeteria      
The institute has a cafeteria in the campus which provides healthy and nutritious food to both students and staff.
Hostel      
The institute has hostel facilities for girls only in which they are providing well-furnished rooms and all the necessary amenities with 150 Non-AC & 78-AC seats.

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