National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) was set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. Currently, NIFT has its 16 prestigious campuses in which NIFT Shillong is also one of them. It was started functioning in 2007 from its temporary campus at NEIGRIHMS,'C' Block, Pasteur Hills Lawmali in Shillong. NIFT Shillong has its permanent campus at Umsawali, Shillong. Construction work of permanent campus was started on 6th December and now almost 90% of the construction work is complete (as we can see from the images of campuses which is under construction). NIFT was set up by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, in technical collaboration with FIT, New York.
Currently, NIFT Shillong offers the four-year undergraduate programme in Bachelor of design ( in two disciplines) as well as a two-year post-graduate programme in the Management (Master of Fashion Management).
Vision: To emerge as a centre of excellence and innovation proactively catalyzing growth of fashion business through leadership in professional education with concern for social and human values.
Mission: “To establish NIFT as a centre of excellence in fashion business education, a nodal agency for benchmarking fashion education in India and apex body for training of trainees in fashion business education”. With the above mission we endeavor to:-
There is a common placement schedule for all the setup NIFT at the selected venues of NIFT, companies were registered for campus placements offering for job vacancies across various programs/campuses and students registered for placements during campus placements at these placement venues. Recently, NIFT Campus Placements 2016 was held at 07 Campuses of NIFT viz. New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad. It was started from 22nd April 2016 to 4th May 2016. A total of 401 companies were registered for campus placements offering 2011 job vacancies across various programs/campuses in which total of 1709 students registered for placements during campus placements at these placement venues, of which 1470 students got placed.
|Name||National Institute of Fashion Technology, Shillong|
|Area Covered||20.31 Acres|
|Address||NIFT Shillong Campus, (Old NEIGRIHMS), 'C' Block, Pasteur Hills Lawmali, Shillong, Meghalaya
City- Shillong , State- Meghalaya, 793001
|Space Covered||20.31 Acres|