The Shillong Centre of the National Institute of Fashion Technology was formally inaugurated on 11th July 2008. It commenced functioning from the academic session 2008-09 with two Departments, namely, Fashion Design and Fashion & Lifestyle Accessories Department .The Centre is currently offering Two Undergraduate 4 Years courses - Fashion Design and Accessory Design and One Post Graduate Two years course - Master of Fashion Management.
The establishment of the Shillong Centre of the National Institute of Fashion Technology has fulfilled a long felt need of the people of the North East region. The inherent creative and innovative orientation of the people of the region has found expression through NIFT Shillong. In turn, the center has been enriched by knowledge from traditional skills, new materials and creativity, particularly to the North East.
The campus have class-rooms, Studios, Workshops, Resource Centre, IT-Lab, Administration, Canteen, etc. fully equipped to provide learning environment to the students.Students have an access to IT Labs and a very rich Resource Center, which has a rare and a huge collection of books, magazines and samples related to fashion industry.
Hostel Facilities available
Placements have expanded substantially with diverse segments of Industry like large retailers, Brand marketers, manufacturers, consultancy organizations, e-retailers , textile mills , home furnishing companies , design BPO's , technology solution providers , International Brands and Startup firms.