Assistant Professor, Fashion Communication
Educational Background – Pursuing Ph. D.
Area of Teaching and Research –
Design Fundamentals, Design Process, Fashion Styling, Visual Merchandising, Fashion Forecasting and Fashion Merchandising.
Brief Introduction –
Mr. Akhilendra Pratap Sonkar is an Assistant Professor and Project in-charge, associated with the Fashion Communication Department. He is pursuing his Ph.D. in the area Visual Merchandising from NIFT, Delhi. His passion for fashion brought him to join NIFT in 2001 at the Delhi center. He has 20 years of experience, out of which more than 9 years of experience in the Apparel Industry; his industry career highlights include Category Management, Product development and Sourcing. His association with NIFT as an Asst. Professor is from June, 2013, and it consists of delivering various subjects at various levels, coordinating department activities and active participation in projects etc. His academic specialization involves teaching Design Fundamentals, Design Process, Fashion Styling, Visual Merchandising, Fashion Forecasting, Traditional Indian Textiles and Fashion Merchandising.