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1. National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi

(NIFT) is the leading fashion designing school, which is located at various parts of the country. NIFT offers a wide range of courses in fashion designing. NIFT was set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. It has emerged as the premier Institute of Design, Management and Technology, developing professionals for taking up leadership positions in fashion business in the emerging global scenario. The vision of the school is to emerge as a centre of excellence and innovation by proactively catalyzing the growth of fashion business through leadership in professional education.

NIFT Campus, Hauz Khaus, Near Gulmohar Park, New Delhi-110016.
Phone: 0091116966431.

Courses Available:
Diploma in Fashion Designing
Certificate in Production Technology
Diploma in Accessory Design
Diploma in Garment Manufacturing Technology
Diploma in Knitwear Design and Technology
Diploma in Leather Garment Design and Technology
Diploma in Marketing and Merchandising
Apart from these courses, the NIFT has branches in other parts of the country and the list is as follows:


Tata Mills, Administrative Wing, Opp. Hind Mata, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400014.

Courses Available
Diploma in Fashion Designing
Diploma in Garment Manufacturing & Technology.

Andra Pradesh

Chenatha Bhavan, Nampally, Hyderabad - 560 001

Courses Available
Diploma in Fashion Designing
Diploma in Garment Manufacturing &Technology.


NIFT Building, Sector 25, GIDC Electronic Estate, Gandhinagar-382010.

Courses Available
Diploma in Fashion Designing
Diploma in Garment Manufacturing &Technology.

Tamil Nadu

Cooptex Building, Marketing Area, Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai-600008.

Courses Available
Diploma in Fashion Designing
Diploma in Garment Manufacturing &Technology.

West Bengal

Manjusha Bhavan,Karuanga, LA Block, 1B-181, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Calcutta-700091.

Courses Available
Diploma in Fashion Designing
Diploma in Garment Manufacturing &Technology

2. National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

NID is an institution with varied capabilities, design excellence, intellectual wealth and a time-tested educational culture. NID has created a landmark in setting standards not only in design education, but also in the overall design sector by providing immense awareness and service. It has taken over four decades of pioneering hard work by the academic community at the institute to develop a system of education, which lays more emphasis on learning than on mere instruction. Over a span of the last 45 years, the institution has made it a point to lay emphasis on learning to learn and to pursue innovation led designs through the development of the mind and skills of designers. This technique has motivated students to perform better and has given them an edge over other professionals. The institute`s client servicing team facilitates students in getting involved with real life projects, which in turn adds value to the upcoming professionals giving them a taste of actual situations.

Paldi Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 380 007.
Phone (079) 663 9692 / 660 5243, Fax (079) 662 1167
e-mail: academic@nid.edu.

Courses Available
Diploma Programme in Textile and Apparel Design (GPD)
Diploma Programme in Textile Design
Apparel Design & Merchandising and Lifestyle Accessory Design (PGPD)

3. National Institute of Fashion Design, Chandigarh, Kolkata

NIFD House SCO. 32-35, Madhya Marg, Sector 8 C, Chandigarh 160 009 (India)
Phone: +91- (172) - 2784 980-81,Fax: + 91 - (172) - 2547095
e-mail: corporate@nifd.net

Courses Available
B.Sc. in Textile Design and Fashion Design
Advance Diploma in Textile Design and Fashion Design

4. J D Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai

JD, Hemu Archade, Opp Vile Parle Station West, Mumbai 400056.
Tel: 022-2615 4949
email: jdinstitute@vsnl.com

Courses Available
Degree & Diploma course in Fashion and Design
Jewelry design
Fashion Illustration
Fashion Photography.

5. Srishti School of Design & Technology, Bangalore

Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology was founded in 1996 by the Ujwal Trust with the objective of providing art and design education in an environment of creativity and maximizing individual potential. Srishti`s inter-disciplinary approach helps promote self-initiated learning and independent thinking, while expanding perceptual perspectives and developing artistic vocabularies. Courses are taught by industry-experienced faculty and the curriculum is built on a broad based liberal arts foundation. Over the years, Srishti has gained recognition as a provider of quality contemporary art and design education. Its mission is facilitated by its organizational structure - a "community of learners" consisting of both faculty and students.

Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, P.O. Box No. 6430, Yelahanka New Town, Doddabalapur Road, Opp. Wheel & Axle plant, Bangalore-560 064.
Phone: 91.80.28462506/07/08, 28560238
TeleFax: 91.80.28560240.
email: srishtischool@vsnl.net

Courses Available
Professional Diploma in Textiles Design
Diploma in Fashion Design
Diploma in Visual Communication Design
Diploma in Digital Video Production
Diploma in Furniture & Interior Design.

6. Pearl Academy, Delhi, Jaipur

Pearl Academy has been set up by the Little People Education Society, a Society registered under the Society`s Registration Act 1860, and promoted by the Pearl Global Limited, one of India`s largest apparel groups. Our objective is to train professionals with a comprehensive range of cognitive and intellectual skills, planned to develop across a wide range of learning experiences.

A - 21/13, Naraina Industrial Area - Phase II, New Delhi - 110028.
Tel.No: 51417693-94; 25703451/5478/8506, email: info@pearlacademy.com

Courses Available
Degree Programme in Fashion Design
Degree Programme in Textile Design
Degree Programme in Communication Design
Degree Programme in Apparel and Retail Management.

7. Arch Academy of Fashion, Art & Design, Jaipur

Arch Academy is run under the management of the Arch Educational Society registered under the Rajasthan Societies Registration Act (Redg. No. 589/JPR/00-01). The Arch Academy of Fashion, Art & Design is offering students an effective and industrially relevant education preparing them for an exciting and challenging role in the world of fashion. Arch has opened up various courses in the field of designing. The institute is equipped with scientifically designed labs studios and experienced faculty. All courses have been framed & designed keeping in mind, the need of upbringing and developing self-earning skills, creating professionals for the industry.

D-103-C, Opp. Nagar Nigam MainGate, Bapu Nagar, Near Passport Office, Jaipur 302 015. Rajasthan.
Tel. No: 091-141-329 6203
email: info@archedu.org.

Courses Available
Degree Programme in Fashion Design
Textile Design
Jewellery Design
Visual Merchandising
Accessory Design
Diploma in Garment Production & Export Management.

8. Wigan & Leigh College, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Pune, Indore, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Chennai


Head Office: 1001-1005, Ansal Tower, 38, Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019
Tel: 011-51617053/4/5/6, 9818479333.
email: delhi@wiganindia.org.

Courses Available
Advanced Diploma and B.A in Fashion Technology
Post Graduate Diploma in Fashion Technology (PGDVC)

9. Apeejay Institute of Design, New Delhi

The Institute was set up in September 1992. Housed in its aesthetically designed building ideally suited for creative activities, the Institute offers a Bachelor in Design course in different areas of specialization, a Bachelor in Multimedia, a Bachelor in Fine Arts and a Post Graduate Diploma Course. These Degrees are awarded by Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.

54 Tughlakabad Institutional Area, Meherauli-Badarpur Road, New Delhi-110062,
Phone: 011-29955459 , 29957050.

Courses Available
Bachelor in Design in Fashion Design and Textile Design
Post Graduate Diploma in Design
Master in Design

10. Raffles Design International, Mumbai

Raffles Design Institute has been recognized as an innovator in Singapore since 1990. It is a top design education provider in Singapore. Raffles Design provides a platform for the students to go through a various rigorous training programmes. Raffles Design is the largest design course provider in Asia Pacific. They have more than 13 design colleges across Asia Pacific. This new design college in India is committed to artistic innovation and intellectual rigor. The school`s programs emphasize critical thinking about applied art and design in terms of context and use, and strongly encourage work that challenges established ideas. Here, the students explore the creative aspects of design with a balance of technological and theoretical approaches, using the latest equipment and technology in their computer facilities. The aim of this school is to produce talented and skilled graduates who will shape the future of design and business related disciplines. Raffles Design has produced more than 200 award-winning designers over the last 15 years.

Hi Life, 2nd Floor, Phirozshah Mehta Road, Santacruz (W). Mumbai-400054.
Tel: 022-67029521/22
email: enquiries@raffles-design-institute.com

Courses Available
Degree in Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing

11. Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai

Established in June 1970, the Sophia Shree Basant Kumar Somani Polytechnic was founded by the Society of the Sacred Heart, an international congregation of religious sisters dedicated to the education of women. The aim of this college was to help the students develop and hone their professional skills so that they can excel in their chosen line of work.

Sophia Shree B.K. Somani Polytechnic, Bhulabhai Desai Road,Mumbai 400 026
Phone: 022- 2351 3157, 2351 4147.
email: sophia@bom2.vsnl.net.in.

Courses Available
Course in Dress Designing
Course in Garment Manufacturing

12. Creative-i College of Creative Arts, Pune

Creative-i College is one of the nation`s leading places for the study, practice and development of Design and Arts. The college provides a vibrant, innovative and accomplished environment, one focused on collaboration and community. Creative-i College is committed to the pursuit of excellence in academic and artistic endeavors geared to enhancing the human enterprise, as reflected in their mission statement. Their mission is to teach the disciplines of visual arts, communications, theatre, media arts, and music; explore their application to various media; and expand their civilizing influence on the human spirit.

Ganga Dham Comm. Phase I, Sr. No. 612 - 615, Lullanagar Bibwewadi Road, Market Yard, Pune 411 037.
Phone: 020 - 2420 9166 / 88, 30917340
Email: info@creativei.info

Courses Available
Graduate Degree Programme in Fashion Design.

The other Institutions where fashion-designing courses are available are as follows:

1. Lajpat Nagar Polytechnic, New Delhi.

Diploma in Dress Designing & Manufacturing

2. International Institute of Fashion Technology, H-12, South Extension Part-I, New Delhi-110 049.

Diploma in Fashion Designing
Diploma in Garment Production Technology
Diploma in Garment Quality Control
Diploma in Garment Business Administration
Diploma in Apparel Merchandising
Certificate Course in Quality Control
Certificate Course in Garment Merchandising
Certificate Course in Garment Manufacturing
Certificate Course in Fashion Designing
Certificate Course in Accessory Design
Advanced Diploma in Clothing Management

3. Academy of Fashion Studies, 37A Pocket B, Gangotri Enclave, Alaknanda, New Delhi-110019.

Diploma in Fashion Designing

4. International Polytechnic, A-3, NDSE I, New Delhi-110049.

Diploma in Fashion Designing

5. Women`s Polytechnic, Maharani Bagh, New Delhi-110065.

Diploma in Dress Designing & Manufacturing

6. Smt. Shardaben Champaklal Nanavati Institute of Polytechnic,338, R.A. Kidwal Road, Matunga, Mumbai-400019.

Certificate Course in Fashion Designing

7. Smt. Nathibai Damodar Thackersy Women`s University (SNDT), Nathibai Thackersy Road, Churchgate, Mumbai-400020.

Diploma in Dress Designing & Manufacturing

8. Nirmala Niketan, 49, New Marine Lines, Mumbai-400 020

Diploma in Dress Designing & Manufacturing

9. Institute of Handloom Technology, Banaras, UttarPradesh

Diploma in Dress Designing & Manufacturing.

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