NIFT Patna was started in June, 2008, from its transit campus situated in the prestigious Udyog Bhavan, Gandhi Maidan, Patna and from July 2014 it has start functioning from its own permanent campus at Mithapur Farms, Patna.
NIFT as a Institute is a pioneer in envisioning and evolving fashion business education in the country, and this endeavor saw opening of four New Centers in 2008. Patna being one of them. NIFT now has a network of sixteen professionally managed domestic centres at New Delhi, Benguluru, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Raebareli, Bhopal, Kannur, Patna, Shillong, Kangra, Jodhpur, Bhubaneswar and Srinagar.
The NIFT Patna campus is half kms from Patna Junction and 4-5 kms from the Airport. It is well connected to every part of the city through bus and autos, besides the students’ bus of the institute. Security is of prime importance in the campus, which is also a strictly non-smoking zone.
The courses being offered in the institute at present include specialization in six disciplines. Which includes Bachelor of Fashion Technology & Bachelor of Design (FD, TD, AD & FC) at the under graduate level and Masters in Fashion Management at the post graduate level.
The institute boasts of a very close contact with the intellectual art and design sect of the society all over the country. Due to the advantage of being one of the pioneer institutions coming in the state, the institute is now very well networked to satisfy the academic requirements of NIFT at Patna.
The institute portrays itself as a leader in fashion education in the state. NIFT Patna has committed itself in exploring growth paradigms and to act like a catalyst in formulating the structural roadmap for the apparel and allied industry. NIFT Patna is looking forward to contribute towards upliftment of the craftsmen through workshops and design intervention.