NIFT Chennai – Courses, Fees and Admission Process


The National Institute of Fashion Technology ( NIFT Chennai) is one of the prestigious government owned Fashion Institute.

Founded in the year 1986 NIFT Chennai offers various degrees at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels – B.Des, B.F.Tech, MFM, M.Des. The NIFT Chennai campus has proven to be a remarkable centre for aspiring young and creative fashion students.

Here are the complete details regarding the NIFT Chennai campus.

NIFT Chennai Courses

The courses offered in NIFT Chennai range from Bachelors to Masters. Here are all the NIFT Delhi Courses for the candidates. Before applying for the NIFT Candidates must take note of the courses available at the Institute of their choice.

  • Bachelor of Design
  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology
  • Masters of Fashion Management
  • Masters of Fashion Technology

All the courses offered at the institute have a seat intake of 30 except for Masters of Fashion Technology which has an intake of 25.

NIFT Chennai Admission Process

The NIFT Chennai Admission Process is fairly simple to understand for the candidates. Admission through NIFT is only on the basis of the merit of a candidate and to assess that, NIFT conducts NIFT Entrance Exam annually.

However, before applying for the NIFT Entrance exam the candidates must go through the NIFT admission eligibility criteria. As if any candidate is ineligible he/she will not be granted admission.

The online application form for the admissions in NIFT will conclude on 28 December 2018. So, the interested candidates must register before the deadline.

The application fees for the NIFT entrance Exam is Rs.1500 for the general category students and Rs. 750 for the SC/ST candidates.

NIFT Chennai Fees

Here is the NIFT Chennai Fees Structure for the candidates to refer.

Course Fees ( Annual)
Bachelor of Design 2,46,600
B.F.Tech 2,46,600
Master’s of Fashion Management 2,28,500
Master’s of Fashion Technology 2,28,500

NIFT Ranking

Ranked 9 for Fashion Design by India Today in the year 2017.

NIFT Placements

The recent placements were held in 7 campuses out of 16 NIFT campuses namely in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Chandigarh and Hyderabad. In the campus placements, 401 companies were registered and they were offering an accumulative of 2011 job positions.

In the placements, a total of 1709 registered for the placements out of which 1470 got placed in various companies.

Major Recruiters

  • SnapDeal
  • Max Fashion
  • Lifestyle
  • Amazon
  • Flipkart
  • Oracle
  • Meena Bazar
  • vishal Management
  • Reliance Trends

Salary Offered

In the placements, the highest package offered was of 11.5 lakhs, while the average package ranges between 4 lakhs to 7 lakhs.

NIFT Chennai Hostel

The NIFT Chennai hostel campus offers various hostel facilities to the students. There are a total of 210 hostel rooms for the girls and a total of 62 rooms for boys.

NIFT Contact Details

NIFT Chennai Address:

National Institute of Fashion Technology
Rajiv Gandhi Salai Taramani,
Chennai, INDIA 600113

Tel +91-44-22542759

So, these were all the details regarding the NIFT Campus of Chennai. Candidates must keep in mind that the campus is not allotted to a candidate as per their will. Rather a campus is allotted to a candidate on the basis of rank scored in the NIFT Entrance Exam. Also, NIFT Entrance Exam is the only mode of admission for all of the NIFT campuses.