NIFT Rae Bareli has started functioning with effect from July 2007. Presently it is situated in the ITI Campus. The Institute is operational from a 11.46 acre sprawling campus resplendent with greenery and non polluting ambiance. The main academic block is situated in a four storied building having adequate classrooms, studios, laboratories, and a resource centre which includes a library. It caters the information needs of the students, faculty and staff of the NIFT Centre and also the design community and fashion industry of the region. The Resource Centre manages activities related to regular acquisition, processing of information sources and dissemination of information to its users.