National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Hyderabad, A Heaven for The Fashion Learners

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Hyderabad, A Heaven for The Fashion Learners

National Institute of Fashion Technology Hyderabad known as NIFT Hyderabad is an institution of Fashion, Design, Technology and Management located in Hyderabad, India.

As a continuation of Fashionnovation’s mission to unite and uphold all the fashion institutes of the world, this is our exclusive feature about NIFT Hyderabad.

NIFT was established in 1986 and is the pioneering institute of fashion designing that has been providing quality education in the field of textile and apparel industry. NIFT Hyderabad offers UG, PG and continuing education (CE) programs in design stream to students. Admissions to both UG and PG courses are done through a common entrance test conducted by NIFT followed by a situation test. Selection takes into account the performance of the entrance test, situation test and GD/ PI.


NTFT Hyderabad is one of the 16 campuses of NTFT, which is located at Madhapur, the heart of IT hub of Hyderabad.It is near the Hitec City metro station.The exacy location of that institutions is: Opposite Hi-tech City, Cyberabad Post, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500081, India.


Almost 8 courses across 4 degrees are offered by the NIFT,Hyderabad.4 degrees are given below:

# B.Des(Bachelor of design)

Duration :4 years


Study :Regular

#B.F.Tech(Bachelor of Fashion Technology)

Duration :4 years


Study :Regular

#M.F.M.(Master of Fashion Management)

Duration :2 years

Study :Regular

#M.Des(Master of design)

Duration :2 years

Study :Regular

Under the degree of Bechelor of design there have 5 courses:

  1. Bachelor of design in accessory design

Fee:INR 88K (Annually)


  1. Bachelor of design in fashion design

Fee:INR 88K (Annually)


  1. Bachelor of design in fashion communication

Fee:INR 88K (Annually)


  1. Bachelor of design in knitwear design

Fee:INR 88K (Annually)


  1. Bachelor of design in textile design

Fee:INR 88K (Annually)


Under the degree of Bachelor of Fashion Technology there have only one course

  1. Bachelor of Technology in Apparel Production.



The financial strategy of the institute places student development as a key priority.A considerable sum from NIFT Development Fund is put to use in this core area every year.To maximize the potential of its students, the institute’s Means-cum-Merit Financial Assistance scheme allows students from humble backgrounds to avail subsidized tuition fee.Determined by the parental income, students can fall into three slabs of monetary assistance. Many students in the past have benefited from.Further, many leading organisations from the apparel sector have come forward to encourage NIFT students in their academic and creative quest. Pioneers in the related field have instituted awards & scholarships namely ITC, HomeShop 18 etc. to recognize and appriciate academic brilliance.This provides motivation to the students, from their very first year of study.

NIFT Means-cum-Merit Financial assistance scheme:

1.Under this scheme financial assistance to undergraduate students shall be provided as follows:

Chart of Financial assistance from NIFT

Chart of Financial assistance from NIFT

2.Under this scheme financial assistance at Central level shall be provided to post graduate students at the centre:

A chart of Financial assistance from NIFT Hyderabad

Chart of Financial assistance from NIFT Hyderabad

Student facilities:

1.Hostel facilities are available only for girl’s students.

2.Semi furnished rooms including study table,chair,inbuilt selves with wardrobe shutters are provided.

3. Health insurance card will be issued to every students,where they can utilise the medical emergency services.

4. Recreation room and air conditioned gym facility are available for the students.

5. Students psychologist will also be available on campus to counsel the students.

6. Indoor sports facilities including Tennis court, Basket Ball court,Throw Ball court,Volley Ball court,Cricket,Table Tennis is available for students.

7. 24 hours security and surveillance facility and 24 hours wifi is also provided in NIFT

Extra-curricular activities:

NIFT Hyderabad allows the fellow students to take part in different kinds of clubs and also arrange varieties of fests which also helps to buid interaction with sister campus.

The ‘Fashion Spectrum’, the annual fest of the Institute gives students free rein to showcase their talent.The best of the best from all campuses also get to compete with each other at ‘Converge’, the Sports and Cultural National Meet of NIFT.

Some of the clubs are:

  • Cultural Club: The Cultural Club has students from different academic years and departments, with a common interest in cultural affairs. Various events are organised, inviting artists and performers for cultural interactions.Spectrum, the annual fest of the Institute, is coordinated by the Cultural Club.The fashion team, the dance team, the music team etc. work in coordination with the club, which usually has one or two faculty mentors.
  • Social and Environmental Club: The Social and Environmental Club of NIFT hosts different competitions and events celebrating multiple festivals both Indian(like Onam, DusheraMela, Mahalaya) and International (like Halloween).Besides celebratory events, the club also hosts numerous social events like blood donation drives, donation camps and NGO visits to sensitise students toaspects of socially inclusive growth. Health Week is a special initiative taken by the club, during which various camps are put up and free medical aid and check up is provided to the students and faculty.
  • Sports Club: Sport facilities including Tennis court, Basket Ball court,Throw Ball court,Volley Ball court,Cricket,Table Tennis is available for students.The Sports Club promotes all activities related to Sports.
  • Literary and Dramatics Club: Debates, discussions, poetry, creative writing, organizing and management of different kinds of events are arranged by this club.The Club hepls to find and explore new ideas and creatively criticizing existing ones.

There are more clubs like Photography club,Adventure Club etc in NIFT Hyderabad.We know,extracurricular activities complement the academic curriculum.The mentioned Clubs in NIFT encourage the students to develop social skills and encourages to work in a team to achieve a shared goal.

Position it holds in fashion world:

  • It ranked 5 for Fashion Design by the Week 2020
  • It ranked 6 for Fashion Design by India Today 2020
  • It ranked 7 for Fashion Design by Outlook 2019


NIFT Professionals has immense creative mind a country can offer,who go through a very stimulating and challenging academic schedule that sharpens their faculties and prepares them to face any challenge in the ever changing fashion world.

NIFT Industry and Alumni Affairs unit facilitates on campus placement for graduating students which enables them to start their career in challenging positions.

NIFT follows a centralised placements process in which recruiters need to register themselves to participate in the placements drive. Companies can offer jobs to NIFT students in two ways;on-campus placements drive or pre-placement offers.

Some of the highlights of NIFT Hyderabad placements 2021,collected from verified Shiksha reviews,are listed below:

  1. During placements 2021 drive, nearly 80 per cent of BDes students got placed with the highest salary package of Rs 6 LPA
  2. Approximately 80-90 per cent students of MFM were offered placements at NIFT Hyderabad. The highest package for MFM programme was Rs 6 LPA
  3. NIFT Hyderabad offered 70 per cent placements to BFTech students with the highest salary package of Rs 5 LPA.

During NIFT Hyderabad placements drive 2021,students got the opportunity to work and share their ideas with the top designers as well as retail brands. Some of the top companies that offer jobs to the students of NIFT Hyderabad are:

Blackberrys,Decathalon,Monte Carlo, Bata,Artex Apparels,Cactus Menswear Fashion Pvt. Ltd etc.

NIFT allows the students to explore the merger of the creativity and new ideas.It’s leading institutions towards a great fashion revolution.It’s bringing up the best from the students and encouraging them to nourish their inner capabilities.Students who are creative and have fascinations in styling and creating new designs should admit themselves in NIFT.





Rabeya Begum Mishu

Ripa Sunjida

Toukir Ahmed Sifat

The authors are from

Department of Textile Fashion & Design,

Bangladesh University of Textiles (BUTEX).


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