Top 5 Fashion Designing Colleges in India‏

New Delhi: The world of fashion has transfigured creativity into a whole new dimension. With fashion designing that has its ingenuity patterned in India, it only comes to show that India is a solid contender in the fashion industry. 

Currently, fashion designing has become a very lucrative and exciting career option. Students can opt for fields such as accessory & jewellery design, garment designing, textile technology, textile design and footwear design.

NewsMobile lists down the top 5 fashion designing colleges in India.


NIFT, Delhi

National Institute of Fashion Technology forms a league of its own that adds to many institutes of national importance. The act of 2006 enable the institution with independency to rewards its own degrees.

There are over 2,000 seats at undergraduate level across NIFT’s 15 campuses for courses in design and fashion technology. The recognised institute has since soared high with a total of 13 centres.

Courses offered

Bachelor of Design in Fashion Design

Bachelor of Design in Leather Design

Bachelor of Design in Accessory Design

Bachelor of Design in Textile Design

Bachelor of Design in Knitwear Design

Contact No         :               011 – 26542100

Contact e-mail  :               [email protected]

Website              :     


Pearl Academy of Fashion, Delhi

Pearl Academy of Fashion, established in 1993, was set up by the elite garment exporters Pearl Global Ltd a private institution that has made a prominent name over the years.

Located at Naraina, the Campus is spread across ten buildings and houses a plethora of facilities that provide the necessary infrastructure to deliver courses effectively. The campus is fully equipped and has been the launchpad of design and business professionals for the last 20 years.

The Nottingham Trent University, UK authenticates the curriculum of the academy while it also has collaboration with Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Nagold Germany, LDT and universities, fashion institutes in London, Tokyo, Amsterdam and Toronto.

Courses Offered

Post Graduate Diploma in User Experience Design

Post Graduate Diploma in Communication Design

Post Graduate Diploma in Indian Couture

Post Graduate Diploma in Luxury Brands

Post Graduate Diploma in fashion & Lifestyle E Commerce

Contact No         :               011 – 49807100

Contact e-mail  :               [email protected]

Website              :     


Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)

Symbiosis Institute of Design is a division of the popular Symbiosis International University that offers own unique degrees to students.

SID is one of the largest design institutes in the country having built up area of more than 80,000 square feet. The institute is also noted to have a major collaboration with LaSalle Coll. of Arts, Singapore.

Courses Offered

Bachelor of Design (B. Des) in Communication Design

Bachelor of Design (B. Des) in Industrial Design

Bachelor of Design (B. Des) in Fashion Design

Bachelor of Design (B. Des) in Textile Design

Bachelor of Design (B. Des) in Fashion Communication

Contact No         :               020-6561 3769 / 70

Contact e-mail  :               [email protected]

Website              :     


Vogue Institute of Fashion Technology

Vogue Institute of Fashion Technology aspires to be one of the best fashion designing institutes in the country. The institution provides gamut of designing courses under one roof with the state-of-art infrastructure facilities and excellent faculty network.

Vogue is the first ever institution to initiate a three year degree program in Fashion and Apparel designing (B.Sc-FAD) affiliated to Bangalore University.

Vogue with the collaboration with lectra of France, a French design house, was able to bring in the technology software and related programs in their training methodology.

Courses Offered:

Master Degree Program in Design

Degree & Diploma Program in Fashion Design

Degree & Diploma Program in Jewellery Design

Degree & Diploma Program in Graphic Designing

Degree & Diploma Program in Interior Designing

Degree & Diploma Program in Textile Designing

Degree in Fashion Business & Retail Management

Degree Program in Lifestyle & Accessory Design

Contact No         :               080-22224333, 22224334,

Contact e-mail  :               [email protected]

Website              :     


Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology, Mohali

NIIFT launched in 1995, was collaboration between the government of Punjab and NIFT.

The institute offers UG and PG degrees in design, retail management, and garment manufacturing. This leading establishments is one among the top rated in the field of fashion, it has now closed ties with Punjab’s knitwear industry.

The strategies and long term policies of NIIFT are framed, progressively updated and monitored by a team of eminent celebrities, specialists and senior government officials.

Courses Offered

Diploma in Fashion Design

Diploma in Fashion Design – Knits

Diploma in Fashion Design in Leather Apparels & Accessories

Postgraduate Program in Knitwear Design Technology

Postgraduate Program in Garment Manufacturing Technology

Contact No         :               0172 – 5044994

Contact Email    :               [email protected]

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