National Institute of Fashion Design, Bhubaneshwar

National Institute of Fashion Design, Bhubaneshwar offers degree courses in fashion design, textile design and interior design. The institute has been a trend setter in the world of fashion education. Along with international level curriculum, the academy also promotes fashion awareness in order to meet the growing needs of the industry for conscious, trained and industrious professionals. The institute popularizes modern and traditional textile and costume by inviting brand models on regular basis. It also arranges event management programs, fashion shows, exhibitions, dance parties, field trips, and industry interaction, to make the students full-fledged designers upon completion of the course.

Name of the Institution National Institute of Fashion Design, Bhubaneshwar
Type of Institution Fashion and Design (educational institute)
Location/Contact Details National Institute of Fashion Designing(NIFD)L-280 Baramunda Housing Board Colony,

Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India-751003

Phone : +91674-2354519, 2354701 ,

Cell :+91-9937374257


Affiliation/Accreditation Affiliated to Utkal University of CultureRecognized by Government of Orissa
Courses Offered Graduate Degrees:Bachelor Degree in Fashion Design

Bachelor Degree in Textile Design

Bachelor Degree in Interior Design

Other Certificate/Professional Courses:

6-month certificate course

1-year vocational course

Departments/Fields of Specialization Fashion DesigningInterior Designing

Textile Designing

Admission Procedure/Eligibility Criteria For admission to certificate / professional courses, applicants need to complete at least Xth board examination from a recognized institute.For admission to 3-year degree programs, candidates need to complete (+2) examination from a recognized board/council/university.

Admission is granted on the basis of an aptitude test and personal interview.

Scholarships/Awards The institute recognizes students who show outstanding creativity skills through several awards and medals.
Placements The institute has tie ups with several multinational organizations, which take part in event management programs. The students can show their creativity in these programs and learn how to formulate a source of revenue. The students also get the opportunity of internship to implement their creative skills in a professional platform.
Established in the Year 2002

Detailed syllabi of the bachelor programs are mentioned below:

Fashion Designing

  • Introduction to Fashion and Design
  • History of fashion and traditional textile
  • Fundamental of garment manufacturing
  • Drafting and layout
  • Textile science
  • Embroidery and surface ornamentation
  • Sketching and visual arts
  • Fashion accessories and product development
  • Apparel making and merchandising
  • Draping and pattern making
  • Fashion illustration
  • Self grooming and personality development
  • Communicative English and Personality Development
  • Quality control
  • Computer science
  • Project work, Portfolio, Industrial Visit

Interior Designing

  • Fundamental of design
  • Anthropometrics space design
  • History of design
  • Introduction to drafting
  • Elements and principles of design
  • Dimensional drawing
  • Introduction to lighting
  • Interior design (rooms)
  • Construction
  • Building materials
  • Furniture design
  • Landscaping
  • Interior design – Projects, Portfolio, Presentation, Workshop
  • Working drawings and detailing
  • Display
  • Professional studies
  • Climatology
  • Computer science
  • Intensive training
  • Communicative English and Personality Development

Textile Designing

  • Textile fibre and yarn
  • Introduction to all machines
  • Design development
  • Textile color and design
  • Fabric structure and design
  • Embroidery and surface ornamentation
  • History of fashion and traditional textile
  • Fabric manufacture
  • Knitting theory
  • Textile chemical processing
  • Sketching
  • Home textile and furnishing
  • Marketing and merchandising
  • Communicative English and personality development
  • Computer science
  • Quality Control
  • Project work, Portfolio, Industrial visit