Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology

Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology or NIIFT is one of the premier fashion schools in India, offering undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The programs are designed to bring out the managerial and creative skills of an individual enabling them to carve a niche in the field of design. The institute is well known for the innovative teaching methodologies, state-of-the-art infrastructure and placement assistance provided to its students.

Name of the Institution Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology
Type of Institution Fashion and Textile
Location/Contact Details The Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology,

B-68, Phase VII, Industrial Area,

Mohali – 160 055

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Ownership The institute is monitored by a group of dignitaries and senior government officials.
Courses Offered Undergraduate Courses:

Textile Design

Fashion Design

Fashion Design in Leather Apparels & Accessories

Fashion Design (Knits)

Postgraduate Courses:

Postgraduate Program in Fashion Marketing & Management

Postgraduate Program in Garment Manufacturing Technology

Admission Procedure/Eligibility Criteria Undergraduate Courses:

For admission to undergraduate programs, candidates need to complete senior secondary (+2) examination from a recognized institute. A GCE (General Certificate Education) examination or A level passed candidate is also eligible to pursue this course. Students passing in the higher secondary examination from a National Open School with minimum 5 subjects or applicants holding a 3 or 4-year diploma from an AICTE recognized institute are also eligible to apply.

Postgraduate Courses:

Candidates with a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized institute are eligible for postgraduate programs. International candidates with a degree not recognized by the Indian Universities Association, need to produce a valid certificate by a National Body in India for granting equivalence.

For both undergraduate and postgraduate programs, applicants need to qualify in a written examination, followed by situation test, group discussion and personal interview.

[Candidates who are in the final year can also appear for the qualifying examination. However, they need to produce all relevant documents at the time of admission. 15% of the total seats are reserved for applicants belonging to SC category, 7.5% and 3% are reserved for ST and PH respectively. 7 seats are reserved for international candidates].

Fee Structure Tuition Fee (for Indian residents) – INR 35,000 per semester

Tuition Fee (for International/NRI students) – USD 4,500 per year

(Students need to make extra payment towards library fee, security deposit, extra-curricular activities, medical insurance, and hostel/bus expenses)


Placements The institute has an active placement cell that ensures almost hundred percent employment assistance to the graduates. Students get absorbed in reputed multinationals. Some of the regular recruiters are:


RMX Joss

Cheer Sagar

Monte Designers


Cascade Apparels

B.L. International


Vardhman Group



Orient Crafts

Matrix Clothing


Sewa Exports

Nahar Group

Richa & Co


GIVO International



Supreme Tex Mart


Ritika Embroideries

Students with outstanding skills and resource also start their own enterprises.

Established in the Year 1995