Indian Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore, (IIFT, Bangalore), is a private fashion design college in Vijayanagar, Bangalore established in the year 2001. It is one of the best private fashion design colleges in India. The Institute is run and managed by BVG Educational Trust. The institute offers bachelor's and master's degrees in the field of fashion design, along with this the institute also offers diplomas, post-graduate diplomas, and online crash courses in the field of fashion design. The institute also has a Limca Book of Records in its name. Top fashion giants like Tommy Hilfiger, Arrow, US Polo Assn., Aditya Birla Fashion, Central, Lifestyle, Arvind and many more visit the campus as a part of their campus drive to recruit the students. Admissions are offered on the basis of an entrance exam conducted by the institute.

IIFD was established to impart professional training to students and potential employment seekers for Fashion and Apparel Industry as well as create a core group of people who are adequately trained to set up their own enterprises, thus creating not only job seekers but job providers. It has now evolved into a state of art, ultra-modern premier, multi-disciplinary Training Institute in the core areas of Fashion and Apparel Technology and Management. The institute has conducted a number of Training Programs in association with the Government of India and the Government of Karnataka.

Indian Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2001 | Private
Affiliated to Bangalore University (UG Courses) Karnataka State Women’s University (PG Courses)
Accredited to NAAC A+
Run and Managed By BVG Educational Trust
Courses offered UG, PG, Diploma, Post Graduate Diploma, Online Crash Course, Certificate courses
Total Courses 12 courses across 2 streams
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit-Based | Entrance Based
Top Recruiter Tommy Hilfiger, Arrow, US Polo Assn., Aditya Birla Fashion, Central, Lifestyle, Arvind
Facilities Available Hostel, Library, Auditorium, Canteen, Sports
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IIFT Bangalore Rankings

  • IIFD entered into Limca Book of National Records for displaying 542 designs displayed by 82 designers showcased by 52 models in their annual fashion show “Fashionista 2010”.
  • IIFT College of Fashion students secured the 1st, 8th and 4th rank in Bangalore University during the previous years in B.Sc. in Fashion and Apparel Design.

IIFT Bangalore Courses

IIFT Bangalore offers UG, PG, Diploma, and Certification courses. Following are the details of the courses:;

Courses Details
B.Sc Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10+2 (Arts, Science or Commerce)
Specialization: Fashion and Apparel Design
MFT Duration: 2 year
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree (Any stream)
Specialization: Fashion Technology
PG Diploma or Diploma Duration: 1 year
Eligibility: Minimum Class 10th Pass, Good Communication
Specializations: Fashion Communication & Fashion Journalism, Fashion Design & Boutique Management
Certificate Duration: 3 months
Eligibility: 10th standard / S.S.L.C, Basic Knowledge Of Illustration & Designing
Specializations: Pattern Making And Draping, Advanced Fashion Design and Illustration
Weekend Diploma Duration: 1 Year (Weekend Classes)
Eligibility: 10th standard / S.S.L.C.
Specializations: Fashion Designing and Boutique Management
Online Fashion Technology Course Duration: 30 days
Eligibility: If you are someone of age 16 or elder, you are eligible to join the course.
Specializations: Fashion Technology

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Admission at the Indian Institute of Fashion Technology is open for students who are keenly enthusiastic to make a career in Fashion and Apparel Industry. Admissions are done based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination, online entrance examination and on a first cum first serve basis subject to availability of seats. Each of the courses has a different set of eligibility criteria which has been mentioned in the above course details table.

How to Apply?

Candidates need to apply at the official website of the Institute for the different courses.

  • Visit and official website of IIFT Bangalore.
  • Under the admission section, fill out the application form and submit it.
  • Once the admissions cell will receive your application, you’ll receive a call back from their end to proceed further for the admission.

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IIFT Bangalore Placements

Placement Cell is functioning at Indian Institute of Fashion Technology aims to train students and raise employability keeping in mind their career aspirations in the field of fashion merchandising, fashion designing, fashion styling, fashion retailing, garment production, apparel quality assurance, fashion buyer. Every year students undergo rigorous placement training and career guidance programs from eminent resource persons from the apparel and fashion industries to gear up for employment opportunities. Major recruiting companies are Tommy Hilfiger, Arrow, US Polo Assn., Aditya Birla Fashion, Central, Lifestyle, Arvind, Max, Shopper Stop, Reliance Retail and many more. About 60% of the Undergraduate students got placed with the highest salary of INR 28,000 per month and the lowest being INR 14,000 per month. The course-wise package offered are as follows:

  • B.Sc FAD: INR 2.40 LPA - INR 3.3 LPA
  • Diploma in FDBM: INR 2 LPA - INR 2.7 LPA
  • MFM: INR 3 LPA - INR 3.8 LPA

IIFT is the only Fashion Institute which sends their students to Fashion capital Paris, France for one-month internship. Also, students of IIFT get a chance to visit Paris, France during Paris Fashion Week and gain backstage experience of the Fashion Show.

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IIFT Bangalore Facilities

The institute has various labs, libraries, and classrooms. The library holds the teaching and learning requirements of the college. IIFT Library serves as a platform of knowledge with 1870 volumes of books and national magazines and journals in the field of fashion and apparel design.;

The CD and DVD ROM are also available in the Library for the students to have knowledge of fashion shows and fashion catalog. The library has an enormous collection of reference books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, yearbooks, textbooks, etc.

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IIFT Bangalore Scholarship

The concession and scholarship at IIFT Bangalore is as follows:

  • Concessions: 15% concession on fee for SC/ST students. 15% concession on a fee for children of Ex-Servicemen.
  • Scholarship: 15% scholarship to students who have secured more than 85% in PUC or 12th standard or previous qualification required for the course

IIFT Bangalore Faculty

The single most important factor in any Educational institution is its faculty. IIFT instructors are unmatched in their expertise and their commitment to educating a new generation of and the best possible faculty. The institute considers both academic excellence and practical experience, so the students get the benefits from both. Many of the instructors maintain dual careers: as IIFT instructors and as active specialists in their fields. They bring their daily exposures in these industries back into IIFT‘s classrooms, studios and labs for the benefit of the students. The IIFT faculty team consists of 13 regular faculty members, some of whom are Ph.D. and all of them are post-graduate. This faculty team is supplemented by a team of 7 visiting faculty members.

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IIFT Bangalore FAQs

Ques. How is college life at the Indian Institute of Fashion Technology?

Ans. The college life at the institute is very happening with events including Freshers Day, Spectrum Week, Fashionista and the Bangalore Fashion Week.

Ques. How can one apply for college?

Ans. Candidates can apply for admission by filling the application form online. The application fee is to be paid while submitting the application form.

Ques. What is the location of the college?

Ans. The college is very centrally located in the Vijayanagar area of Bangalore. The nearest international airport to the college is the Kempegowda International Airport which is at a distance of about 40 km from the college.

Ques. What are the various lab facilities available in the college?

Ans. The different lab facilities available in the college are Design Lab, Textile Lab, Pattern Lab, Sewing Lab, CAD Lab and Draping Lab.

Ques. Do I have to attend daily in the weekend diploma program?

Ans. The weekend diploma program is a course of the duration of 1 year, during which one has to attend the class only on weekends that is Saturday and Sunday.

Ques. Why should I choose IIFT?

Ans. The key benefits of joining IIFT is as follows:
  • Limca Book Record Holder
  • One of the Top Fashion Designing Colleges in Bangalore
  • Best and Highly experienced faculty
  • Top Ranked Module
  • Internship opportunities
  • 100% Placement Assistance
  • Seminar by Industry Experts & Frequent Workshops