A surge in fashion Schools in India is evident from the fact that the art has gone very lucrative profession these days.
With the fashion industry booming and evolving continuously, more and more students are opting for fashion designing courses to pursue after their intermediate or graduation course.
Many reputed institutes are already running fashion design courses and many new institutes too are foraying into this field of study.
Let us explore some top fashion design schools in India that hold high esteem in the eyes of many aspiring fashion designers .
National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
This is probably the best fashion design school in India and getting admission here is a matter of pride for any student.
This fashion institute was first established under the Ministry of Textile in 1986 and since then it holds utmost importance in the field of fashion design studies.
The total number of centres NIFT has is 16.These are at Bengaluru,Bhopal,Bhubaneswar,Chennai,Gandhinagar,Hyderabad,Jodhpur ,Kangra,Kannur,Kolkata,Mumbai,New Delhi,Patna, Rae Bareli and Shillong
There are both undergraduate and graduate level courses offered here. The prime centre is located in New Delhi.
Website – www.nift.ac.in
National Institute of design (NID)
NID is again among the most prestigeous fashion Schools in India. The institution holds great importance in the eyes of many aspiring fashion designers.
Getting admission here is not a cakewalk and only a handful make the mark!
It was established under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and is being run from over 50 years.
It brings along a combination of one of the finest curriculum and faculty in the field of fashion designing. This centre is located in Ahmedabad , Gujarat.
Website – www.nid.edu
This is a comparatively newer institute, having been set up in 2003, but has been successful in earning a great reputation sooner than any institute.
This private fashion institute has its programmes approved by Nottingham Trent University, UK.
Its tie up list ranges from institutes in London, Toronto, Tokyo and Germany. It has its centres set up in New Delhi, Jaipur and Chennai.
Website – www.pearlacademy.com
Symbiosis Centre of design (SID)
This famous fashion School was set up in India under Symbiosis International University and is among its other 32 institutes.
Established to give a great curriculum and training in fashion designing, it has been successful in its core objective of establishment.
It has its collaboration with LaSelle College of Arts, Singapore. This institute is located in Pune, Maharashtra.
Website – www.afdindia.com/Symbiosis-Institute-of-Design.htm
Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT)
This institute was established in collaboration with NIFT in the year 1995 by the state government of Punjab.
Offering both UG and PG courses in fashion design, garment manufacturing and retail management, it is counted among the leading fashion design institutes in India. NIIFT is located in Mohali, Punjab.
Website – www.niiftindia.com
SNDT Premlila Vithaldas Polytechnic
This institute has earned great respect amongst the many fashion design institutes of India.
It is not a co-educational institute and aims at providing fashion design knowledge to young girls and women. It has earned a 5 star ranking by NAAC. This institute is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Website – www.pvpsndt.org
Getting trained from any of these institutes is a matter of pride for any student in India and with sincere hard work and dedication students educated from any of these institutes come out with flying colours.
- After getting a degree / certification from reputed fashion schools a fashion designer has a wide area of applications like fashion Designer , accessories designer , fashion merchandiser , boutique owner , fashion writer , costume designer and so on..
- The average salary of the fashion designers in India is based on the level of work experience , talent and the ability to create collections according to a companies vision and the size and volume of a company.The average starting salary is around Rs 15 ,000 to 20,000.