Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT)
Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT)
Admission: 0172-5044994,0172-5044995,
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Course Fashion Designing
Establishment 1995
Management Self
Afilated to PTU

Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT), Mohali was established in 1995 by the department of industries & commerce, Govt. of Punjab comprehending and visualizing the need of trained professionals in the arena of textile and garment industry. An MOU was signed with the National institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi for steering and supporting in admission procedure, faculty recruitment and training as well as curriculum scheduling and upgrading.

NIIFT possesses a strong hold in academic learning. Teaching at the Institute involves a cohesive and contextual environment for learning. The emphasis is on professional development providing a competitive edge by using standardized pedagogy. The evaluation system aims at enhancing students' knowledge, competence and encourages self improvement. The strategies and long term policies of NIIFT are framed, progressively updated and monitored by a team of eminent celebrities, specialists and senior government officials.










Diploma in fashion designing


3 years






Diploma in Fashion Design - Knits


3 years






Diploma in Fashion Design in Leather Apparels & Accessories



3 years








Postgraduate Program in Knitwear Design Technology


2 years






NIIFT has an excellent collection of books and journals related to the field of Fashion, Art, Management and Technology. The library is well equipped with a large array of books, journals and published resources of Indian & Foreign authors. The organization of library at NIIFT is based on the modern concept of librarianship. It consists of books and other published resources of Indian and Foreign authors and publishers covering its educational programmes and related subjects. It subscribes to leading Indian and International Textiles, Fashion and Apparel Journals and Fashion Forecasts services. It has a large collection of Video Tapes, Slides and Photographs on fashion and garment production related topics.

Resource Centre

Resource Centre is centre of information and knowledge which supports the teaching and research programmes of the institute. The resource centre has a varied collection of textiles, costumes, samples, swatches, embellishments, accessories and garments.

It has a wide range of textile materials which include Indian Traditional & contemporary, woven, knitted, printed and embroidered fabrics. Fabrics which are being specially produced for exports are also stacked in the Resource Centre for reference. Students and faculty go for craft surveys to various places in India to source rare traditional fabrics and craft material for the Resource Centre.


The Institute is equipped with workshops for Garment Construction, Draping, Pattern Making, Fashion Art and Illustration, Sketching & also has well furnished Computer Labs. It has Weaving Lab, Knitting Lab and Dyeing & Printing Lab and also has a skilled work force to assist design & technology students in their learning. All these Studios are equipped to handle professional work in addition to meeting training needs. The Construction lab is equipped with similar infrastructure as available in the industry and even the layout conforms to the industrial production procedure.

It department

The Information Technology department is equipped with State-of-Art Hardware, Software and network facilities. This department is playing a key role in providing IT enabled learning environment with the objective of developing computer savvy, well rounded professionals. The Computer Centre has well equipped resource base having facilities of Intel Core 2 duo CPU, Pentium –IV Machines, Plotter, Scanners, Printers, CD writers etc.

The entire computing infrastructure is connected by a high speed switched Ethernet network. The computer center also provides the various advanced and special purpose Softwares which include TUKACAD and INFO DESIGN. Computer Center provides computational facilities to all the users in the institute.

Girl Hostel

NIIFT provides excellent residential accommodation to outstation girl students of the institute at its own hostel, built and located in the immediate vicinity of the institute campus at Mohali.The hostel is well equipped with modern amenities and provides a mess service.

Address Phase I, Opposite DIC Industrial Area, Mohali
Phone 0172-5044994,0172-5044995,