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NIFT: Report of Campus Placements - July 02, 2009

02nd Jul 2009
News Type: General Placement News

National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi

Placement News Description
Report on Jan 09 placement and Profiles offered for NIFT students

National Institute of Fashion Technology

Report of January'09 Campus Placements

The first leg of NIFT Campus Placements 2009 has been organized on-site during the month of January and February 09 at various NIFT centres. The second leg of on-site campus placement was done in the month of June 2009. In first phase 109 companies participated and the companies were with diverse segments of industry like Accessories trading, Designers, Manufacturer exporters, Buying Agencies, Consultants, Retailers, Brand owners, textile mills, home furnishing companies, technology solution providers along with few international manufacturers visiting the campus to absorb the Institutes talented graduates to meet their specialized needs.

The strength of the appearing batch was 1546 and out of which 73% students were interested to participate in campus placements. Out of registered students for campus placements 31% got placed during January placement. Placement details of June will be updated soon by

Most of the Bachelor and Master of Fashion Technology students and Fashion Design students were placed with Manufacturer- Exports.

The average salaries in Lakhs per annum during January campus placements 2009 for different programs were as follows:

For Masters Program- 2.63
For Bachelors Program- 2.18

Some of the companies which have recruited NIFT students in year 2009 are- Color Plus, TCNS, Tata International, Shahi Export House, LSD Lifestyles Pvt. Ltd, Impulse, Readymade Solutions, Contact Communication, Maral Overseas, Taffles, Orient Craft, Ganjam Nagappa & Sons, Bombay Rayon Fashion Ltd, Isex fashion Pvt Ltd, Ranna Gill, Sikkim Manipal University. The international companies were-Mayfair Dubai, Saitex International Vietnam.

Some details about profile and companies that recruited from NIFTs:

Fashion Design placements

Students have joined Manish Malhotra and Puja Nayyar. FD students are placed all over India mostly in export houses.

Many joined as junior designers and many got straight as head designers, visual merchandisers, graphic designers. Some joined NIFT as faculty, some freelancer and a few started on their own!

The students joined the following companies -

Color plus
London fog
Allen solly
Richa exports
Shahi exports
Much design studio
Landmark - Dubai
ITC wills
Gini and Jony
Prateek apparel

Leather Design Placements

Many LD students have been placed in
export houses as designers. Students get jobs as leather apparel / accessory / product designers in the following companies:

-Crew BOS
-Bhartiya International

Textile Design placements

Students join not only as junior designers, but also as
full fledged designers. They join the design team in the design studio and work there.

Some of recruiters include Madura, Raymonds, Ashima, Arvind mills, Portico, Reliance Trends, Welspun, Bharat Vijay Mills, Bombay Dyeing etc. and numerous export houses.

Knitwear Design Placements

Students of Knitwear Design are working with companies like Impulse, Monte Carlo and ITC Wills. For internship students are gong to Orient Craft, United Colors of Benetton, Madura Garments, India Terrain, Peter England and Raymonds.

Accessory Design Placements

Jewellery houses are more prefered for Accessory design like Gili, Geetangili, Unidesign

Lifestyle products companies like Elvy, Magppie, Jindals and adidas has also recruited from NIFT.

More details about recruitment in June session will be uploaded soon

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