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Ranked 9 for Fashion Technology by The Week 2020
Ranked 11 for Fashion Technology by The Week 2019
National Institute of Fashion Technology - [NIFT], Shillong

National Institute of Fashion Technology - [NIFT], Shillong

Shillong, Meghalaya AICTE Estd 2008 Public Institute Ranked 9 for Fashion Technology by The Week 2020+1 more

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National Institute of Fashion Technology - [NIFT] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

National Institute of Fashion Technology Shillong Quick Updates

July 16: Admission result for Master Programs (MFM, M.Des & MFT) is out now. Check Here

July 14: Provisional Shortlisting for Foreign National/SAARC/NRI/OCI list is out now. Check Here

July 10: NIFT online call letter has been released for master programmes. Check Here

National Institute of fashion technology (NIFT) Shillong, a new entrant in the consortium of the NIFTs, was established in 2008. There are only 16 NIFTs in India, NIFT Shillong being one of them is a leader in the fashion education industry in the state of Meghalaya. Currently, the institute offers two four year UG programs- Fashion Design and Accessory design and one two year PG program- Master of Fashion Management. It is an autonomous institute and it is approved by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. NIFT Shillong is the first premier fashion institute in North East India. It was ranked 11th among all the participating institutes by the survey conducted by The Week in 2019.

NIFT Shillong Highlights

Established | Institute Type2008 | Public
Approved byMinistry of Textiles, Government of India
Entrance ExamNIFT Entrance Examination
Courses Offered2 UG courses and 1 PG Course
Popular CoursesB.Des and MFM
Application ModeOnline
Admission CriteriaMerit-based & Entrance Test
Top RecruitersAmazon, Aditya Birla Nuvo, Raymonds, Reliance
Campus Area20 Acres
Facilities AvailableResource Centres, Hostels etc.
Official Websitehttps://www.nift.ac.in/shillong/

NIFT Shillong Courses

The institute offers Bachelor of Design in two different specializations i.e. Fashion Design and Accessory Design and it also offers one PG program- Master of Fashion Management. Below are more details on the same.

CourseSpecializationEligibilityTotal Fees per year
Bachelor of DesignFashion DesignPassed 10+2 examination from a recognized boardINR 2,77,250
Bachelor of DesignAccessory DesignPassed 10+2 examination from a recognized boardINR 2,77,250
Master of Fashion Management-Graduated from a recognized university/ institute.INR 2,50,000

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NIFT Shillong Admission

To take part in the admission process of NIFT Shillong the students must fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria and also appear in the NIFT Entrance exam. The candidates with higher scores will be given preference. Below are the details regarding the admission process.

  • To take admission in the B.Des course, the candidates will have to fill the form for the entrance examination. The entrance examination for B.Des is three-tiered. The candidates will have to appear in a Creative Ability Test (CAT) and a General Ability Test (GAT). The last stage will be a Situation test, candidates who pass all these three tiers will be eligible to take admission in the esteemed institute.
  • Admission to the MFM course is a two-tiered process. The candidates will have to appear in a General Ability Test (GAT) followed by Group Discussion/ Personal Interview.

Below are the details of the cut off ranks for NIFT Shillong for the year 2019.

CoursesSpecializationCut off (UR)
B.DesFashion Design2662
B.DesAccessory Design2517
MFM-596

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Candidates will be ranked by a consolidated mark which will be obtained giving different weightage to the marks obtained by them in different tiers. Below are the details on the weightage of different tiers.

CourseTestWeightage
B.DesCAT50%
GAT30%
Situation Test20%
MFMGAT70%
GD/ PI30%

NIFT Shillong Placements

Every year, a centralized placement drive is organized for all the NIFTs. There are two options for the students to opt i.e. Pre Placement Offers (PPOs) or On-Campus Placements (OCPs). PPOs are made when students undergo any training/ internship in any organization as part of their course curriculum. 

The highest package offered to the students in the previous year was INR 5 LPA whereas the average package was INR 3.88 LPA. Some prominent recruiters in the placement drive for the year 2019 were Amazon, Raymonds, Reliance, Aditya Birla Nuvo, Snapdeal, ITC, TVS Motors, VIP, Nokia, Titan, Future Groups, and many more.

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NIFT Shillong Scholarship

The institute has a scheme called “SARTHAK’ under which it offers financial assistance to the needy students based on their family income. There are also different awards and scholarship programs from the corporate sector in partnership with the institute. Companies like ITC, Homeshop 18 also provide scholarships & awards to the meritorious students. There is also a scheme named “UDAAN” which is to provide assistance to foreign students.

NIFT Shillong Facilities

NIFT Shillong is one of the premier institutes of Fashion Technology in India, though it is a new entrant it is making great progress with each passing year. Ample amount of facilities are provided to the students on the NIFT Shillong campus. Some of them are mentioned below.

  • Library: The institute has a library consisting of 3300 books, 12 magazines subscribed, 11 newspapers, 60 forecasts, and many other e-resources.
  • Design Studio: The institute has a design studio so that students can perfect their creative skills with ease.
  • Hostels: The fashion institute offers hostel facilities for both girls as well as boys.  
  • Apart from these, the institute campus is WiFi connected, it also has a convenient store.

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NIFT Shillong FAQs

Ques. Where is the Campus located?

Ans. The NIFT Shillong permanent campus is at Umsawali, which is a part of the newly growing Shillong township. But, as the permanent campus is still under construction, the institute is currently using its transit campus which is the Old North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Science campus.

Ques. When the entrance examination notification gets released?

Ans. The notification usually comes out in October, the written exam to shortlist aspirants gets conducted in January and the last stage of the process happens in April/ May.

Ques. What is the student intake in different programs?

Ans. The student intake in NIFT Shillong for B.Des (FD) and B.Des (AD) is 43 and for MFM the intake is 45.

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National Institute of Fashion Technology - [NIFT] Top Courses, Fees & Eligibility


Bachelor of Design [B.Des]

₹ 270,900 1st Yr Fees
4 Years 30 seats Degree On Campus Graduation Full Time Check Detailed Fees
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Master of Fashion Management [MFM]

₹ 224,700 1st Yr Fees
2 Years 30 seats Degree On Campus Post Graduation Full Time Check Detailed Fees
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    Ranking of National Institute of Fashion Technology - [NIFT]
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    Fashion Technology  #9 out of 19  in  India 2020 ( #11 out of 16 India 2019 )

    #1st in Meghalaya


    College rating

    based on 20 students ratings

    8.7/10

    8.5/10academic
    8.0/10accommodation
    8.8/10faculty
    9.0/10infrastructure
    8.9/10placements
    8.9/10social

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    NidhiBachelor of designing
    Batch : 2022
    10.0
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS
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    10 /10

    Nift is Institute and i want to become designer and nift provide great platform for creative people. As nift is reputated college it provide placement to each and every students. And that i most like in this college people are realy very creative so i can see creativity everywhere that always keep me motivated.

    10/10faculty
    10/10placement
    10/10social life
    A
    AnilB.Des (Accessory Design)Pursued
    BATCH : 2022
    9.0
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    College Review

    Remarks -
    9 /10

    Yes, NIFT gives you the opportunity to work for big brands. Recruiters from huge companies are called for placements. They provide on campus placements where we can apply and attend interviews. Other pre placement offer is where we get training.

    10/10faculty
    9/10placement
    8/10social life
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    SubhasreeMaster of Fashion Management
    Batch : 2018
    10.0
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    A good educational base for fashion aspirants

    Remarks -
    10 /10

    The placement cell of the college was very successful and I had been able to secure a job through the on-campus placement process. We had good companies that came for campus placements and was lucky to get recruited.

    10/10faculty
    10/10placement
    10/10social life
    B
    BibinBachelor's in Accessory DesignPursued
    BATCH : 2021
    10.0
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    Fashion designing course from the best

    Remarks -
    10 /10

    The placement cell at NIFT works towards helping the students move towards their professional path after completing their graduation. There is a placement process that is followed by the placement cell which includes on-campus placement, pre-placement offers and off-campus placements.

    10/10faculty
    10/10placement
    10/10social life
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    MachavarapuMaster of Fashion Management (MFM)Pursued
    BATCH : 2022
    8.7
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    Days when I was in NIFT, Shillong

    Remarks -
    8.7 /10

    The best part of our college is that it is NIFT, Shillong. We have interesting workshops where we actually practically learn something from various experts in their fields. We also have great field trips to crafts exhibition or any historic places. We have really cool fashion shows and ramps every year in our college.

    8/10faculty
    8/10placement
    10/10social life
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    SahilBachelor of Design (B.Des) in Fashion DesignPursued
    BATCH : 2024
    8.0
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    The Story of my College Life

    Remarks -
    8 /10

    The college has really fascinating and cheerful environment all around the year. The most interesting thing is that we have various Fashion Shows, Exhibitions where we sell what we have made during our practical exams, nice and well-maintained hostels and so many things.

    8/10faculty
    8/10placement
    8/10social life
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    PremMasters in fashion designPursued
    BATCH : 2021
    9.0
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS
    Remarks -
    9 /10

    Our college provides best placements than any other fashion institute. The average package last year was around 5 lpa which can go upto 15 lpa . We are also provided with overseas opportunities to showcase our talent. The roles that were offered to students were assistant designer , retail manager , merchandise manger and many more from the top fashion companies like Pantaloons , Wills lifestyle , Vera - Moda , Lifestyle , Zara etc.

    8/10faculty
    10/10placement
    9/10social life
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    AbhishekB.des .(Fashion Design)Pursued
    BATCH : 2021
    9.3
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS
    Remarks -
    9.3 /10

    Our college basically aims at establishing the benchmark for the students so that they can upholds their standards of interest in the fashion industry.We are also provided with world class infrastructure and a learning experience which is related to achieving highest standards in fashion , design , management etc . NIFT is for those who want to achieve heights and set a benchmark in the fashion industry.

    8/10faculty
    10/10placement
    10/10social life
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    ArupaB.DesignPursued
    BATCH : 2022
    8.0
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    College review

    Remarks -
    8 /10

    Many companies come for placements. Students are selected based on their skills and performance. Students are allowed to do internship based on their interests. Many students opt to go for internship.

    8/10faculty
    9/10placement
    7/10social life
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    Veeravalli B.Des. (Fashion Design)Pursued
    BATCH : 2021
    8.7
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    Life at NIFT

    Remarks -
    8.7 /10

    A centralized campus placement is provided at our campus. Our college has a good placement record. Students are recruited by top fashion companies and some good designers like Gaurav Gupta, Future Group, Decathlon, etc.

    8/10faculty
    9/10placement
    9/10social life

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    'C' Block, Pasteur Hills, Lawmali
    Shillong - 793001
    Meghalaya , India

    0.91KmUmsawli Bus Stop

    0364 - 2590240 , 2590676

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