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Facilities

The National Institute of Fashion Technology, a premier academic institute of design, management and technology, aims at establishing the benchmark for the quality of professionals that go into the fashion industry. The Institute provides comprehensive and state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment to impart both practical and theoretical training. The facilities and services offered to the students allow them the freedom to experiment and generate creative ideas.
Lively and vibrant campuses are complemented with facilities that equal the best in the world at NIFT. Creative architecture and spaciousness defines all NIFT buildings, which house fully equipped lecture rooms, design studios and laboratories, resource centres, activity centres and hostels. The education structure emphasises hands-on experience through practical set-ups and state-of-the-art technology.

‘Create’ at Design Studios & Techno Labs
The design studios on campus offer ample opportunity to students to experiment and innovate, while the laboratories provide hi-technology work areas covering real-time aspects of the industry.

High Quality Lecture Rooms
Well-equipped classrooms use advanced teaching methodology, designed for highly interactive sessions.

IT Savvy Education
The success of fashion professionals rests on their ability to integrate Fashion and Information Technology in a meaningful way. IT support is a critical feature at all NIFT centres and the computer labs are equipped with state-of-the-art hardware and software.

Resource Centre
The National Resource Centre at New Delhi and the Resource Centre at each NIFT centre are pillars of information and knowledge management. Each Resource Centre has an integrated collection of print, visual and creative material resources: the only systematically documented source of information available in India for study of international and contemporary Indian fashion. The Resource Centres also provide information services to the design community, industry practitioners and entrepreneurs.

The collections at the RCs include:

  • Books and periodicals

  • National and international fashion and textile journals

  • Audio-visuals

  • International collections of YSL, Chanel, Armani, Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, etc. 

  • Indian collections of Ritu Kumar, Hemant Trivedi, Rohit Bal, Sunit Verma, etc., and collections of NIFT students

  • Textile collections

Services offered:

  • Reference Service

  • Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

  • Bibliographic Service

  • Indexing Service

  • Circulation service.

  • Reprographics Service. 

  • Colour Service.

Conference Halls
The Institute houses spacious conference/seminar halls that serve as perfect meeting grounds for presentations, interaction and discussions.

Showcase
The amphitheaters and auditoria at NIFT centres are ideal for student presentations and collection showings.

Recreation Zone
The Student activity clubs, namely, Cultural & Dramatic Club, Sports, Adventure & Photography Club, Literary Club and Environment & Social Service Club organise a wide spectrum of entertainment, sports and leisure activities on a regular basis. The NIFT campuses have ample space to host events, allowing students to pursue their individual interests and work towards social concerns.

Chill-out!       
A variety of food and a friendly atmosphere make the cafeterias ideal for students to relax and interact with their peers.

Health Care
Medical aid is provided on the campus. A doctor and nurse are available to take care of general and specific ailments. A psychologist is also available on campus to counsel the students.

Hostels
NIFT provides residential accommodation for girls at all centres. Permanent hostel facilities are available within the campus at Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Raebareli. Though NIFT does not have campus hostel facilities at New Delhi, Kolkata and Gandhinagar, sufficient residential accommodation has been organised for girls. All NIFT hostels are run on a no profit/no loss basis. At Raebareli, on-campus hostel accommodation has been made available for boys as well.
All the hostel premises including the ones being run by hiring private residential accommodation are provided with round the clock professional security, a doctor on call and hostel wardens. Recreation facilities like T.V., magazines, some indoor and outdoor games are also available at the hostels.