International Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD), Kothrud Pune is a well-known name among the fashion industry. The Institute is located in the busy suburb of Pune. The mentors for INIFD includes Manish Malhotra, Twinkle Khanna, Ashley Rebello, Joseph Torenka. INIFD Kothrud also has exclusive mentorship by Hemant Trevedi and Siddhi Mapxencar for its students. Hemant and Siddhi visit the centre every month and take specific advanced topic trainings for the students. INIFD Pune offers certificate and specialization courses in the discipline of Fashion Design and Interior Design.

International Institute of Fashion Design Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2005 | Private
Affiliated to London School of Trends
Application Mode | Fees Online & Offline
Top Recruiters Louis Phillipe, Arrow, Puma, Tommy Hilfiger, Shoppers Stop, Allen Solly, United Colors of Benetton, Pantaloons
Facilities Available Air-Conditioned Rooms with Power Backup, Well-equipped labs, Library, Virtual Tuck Shop, Common Areas
Official Website
Admission Helpdesk 72769 30005/ 06/ 07/ 08/ 09 | 98600 30406

1st floor, Inifd Pune Campus, 7/b, Paud Road,
Rambaug Colony, Kothrud Pune,
Maharashtra 411038, India

International Institute of Fashion Design Awards

  • Awarded ‘Center of Excellence Award’ in the presence of Twinkle Khanna.
  • Awarded ‘Excellence Award’ in the presence of Mr. Ashutosh Shah, MD, Duravit.
  • Awarded ‘Appreciation Award’ in the presence of Fashion Designer Rahul Mishra and Ritu Kochhar.
  • Awarded ‘The Premium Center Award’ by Mr. Ashley Rebello.

International Institute of Fashion Design Courses

INIFD Pune offers Certificate and Specialization Courses in the discipline of Fashion Design and Interior Design. Tabulated below are the details of the same:

Course Specialization
Foundation Program Fashion Design, Interior Design
Advanced Program
Specialization Program
Super Specialization Program
Dual Specialization Program
Dual Super Specialization Program

Check: INIFD Pune Kothrud Courses and Fees

International Institute of Fashion Design Admission

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Students must have passed the 10+2 or its equivalent from a recognized board.
  2. Students having 10+3 years of any vocational course can also apply.

How to Apply?

Applicants are required to fill the application form available on the website by filling all the necessary details required. One can take admission in either online or offline mode.

Note: The process of admission at INIFD Pune has a first come first serve basis.

Design Career Test
The DCT exam is owned by the INIFD Kothrud. The development and delivery of the exam take place with the help of an interactive online service. DCT is divided into two parts: The creative Ability Test (CAT) & General Ability Test (GAT). These skills will be tested via an online test system, will include 50 multiple-choice questions, and need to be answered in 25 minutes.

Fees and Eligibility
The test aspirant should have appeared for or passed his/her 12th HSC exam. The one-time non-refundable fee for taking the DCT is INR 500 per applicant.

International Institute of Fashion Design Scholarship

Due to its increasing growth rate, many banks and organizations are giving loans for the courses. To fulfill the dreams of the needy students, the institute has a system of providing an educational loan. The applicant should be an Indian Resident.

Expenses included in loan:

  • Tuition Fee
  • Library/Examination Fee
  • Purchase of books/equipment
  • Building Deposit/Refundable Deposit

Documentation Required

Application Form Application Form and 1 Photograph
2 Passport-size Photographs Income Proof with Office Proof
Valid Marksheets Signature Proof
ID Proof ID Proof
Residence Proof Residence Proof

International Institute of Fashion Design Placement

INIFD Pune Kothrud has a dedicated team of professionals working to find openings for professionals in designing. It also promises a 100% lifetime support for placements to all their students. Students can choose their paths according to their skills and interests.

The Placement Cell has been connected to reputed companies like:

  • Louis Phillipe
  • Arrow
  • Puma
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Shoppers Stop
  • Allen Solly
  • United Colors of Benetton
  • Pantaloons
  • Van Heusen and many more.

Top Associations: Manish Malhotra, Twinkle Khanna, Ashley Rebello, Lakme Fashion Week, FEMINA- Miss India, Institute of Indian Interior Designers, Pune Fashion Week, iCAD, and Duravit.

International Institute of Fashion Design Facilities

Being a fashion institute, one can find the essence of creativity everywhere on campus. It is filled with all possible facilities to make the learning process more entertaining and comfortable. The Institute focuses on creative learning given in the form of traditional methods.

Some of the key features of the campus are:

  1. Air-Conditioned Rooms with Power Backup
  2. Well-equipped labs
  3. Library
  4. Virtual Tuck Shop
  5. Common Areas

International Institute of Fashion Design Faculty

Each teacher at INIFD Kothrud Pune is an achiever with strong qualifications, certificates and achievements to their name. They know their subjects and are capable of teaching even the most amateur student. Teachers of Interior design and Fashion design at INIFD Kothrud Pune are regularly given teacher training programs and orientations. This ensures the teachers are updated with the developments of the design world and are able to bring to the students the latest concepts, tools and technologies.

The faculty at INIFD Pune Kothrud has a strong reputation to create a strong rapport with each student, creating a very positive and balanced atmosphere in the institute. This not only keeps the communication between students and teachers open, but it also creates confident and creative fashion and interior designers of tomorrow. Along with the in-house teachers, the students learning fashion and interior design at INIFD Pune Kothrud get to learn through exclusive sessions from popular designers. This is because these designers have been roped in by INIFD to mentor and train the students of INIFD worldwide.

Check: INIFD Pune Kothrud Faculty

International Institute of Fashion Design FAQs

Ques. Does my course at INIFD Pune Kothrud give me industry exposure?

Ans. Each course at INIFD Pune Kothrud includes workshops by celebrities and professionals, site visits, events, exhibitions, dummy projects, photoshoots and so many other activities that help each student get enough industry exposure.

Ques. How will I find accommodation in Pune to do a course at INIFD Kothrud?

Ans. INIFD Pune Kothrud has tied up with a few renowned, safe hostels and PG facilities near the design institute, it can help you get a safe and comfortable home for the duration of your course.

Ques. Can I speak to the Institute Director in case of any issue?

Ans. Yes, The director and all the other faculties at INIFD Pune Kothrud are approachable and extremely involved in the goings-on of the institute. To get in touch with the director, you can drop an email at

Ques. Will I be able to build my portfolio as a designer during my course at INIFD Kothrud?

Ans. All your designs, photographs and accomplishments during your time here at INIFD Kothrud can be added straight to your portfolio. The concept behind providing numerous opportunities to the students is that they should be able to build a remarkable portfolio before they finish their course.

Ques. Can I pay fees in installments?

Ans. Yes, INIFD Kothrud International Institute offers such. Fees can be paid in easy monthly installments.

Ques. Are there any weekend classes for working professionals?

Ans. Yes. INIFD Kothrud conducts weekend classes on Saturday.