The Design & Technology studies at NIFT, commences with a two semester Foundation Program. The program is designed to foster the creativity, sensitivity and skills to form a strong foundation. The students are sensitized towards fundamentals of fashion business namely design, technology and management in a socio-cultural perspective.
Students are offered a range of options for developing skills in specific areas through engagement with lectures, workshops, field visits and projects. Students can build their areas further through number of electives offered to them during their foundation period. Specialization will be offered after completion of Foundation program based on the aptitude and performance of the student.
To sensitize Foundation program students to our socio- cultural ethos, Craft Cluster Initiative has been included in the Foundation program. Students will observe the relationship between the artisans and their environment and the co-existence and co-creation of the two.